Dog Photographer of the Year 2014 Winners Announced

After a record breaking year with almost 13,000 submissions from over 60 countries, we’ve announced the winners for our Dog Photographer of the Year competition last week. The annual photography competition includes seven categories: Portrait, Man’s Best Friend, Dogs At Play, Dogs At Work, Puppy, I Love Dogs Because – a category specifically for those aged 18 and under – and the new Assistance Dogs and Dog Charities category. The competition, sponsored by Samsung, is free to enter and is open to both professional photographers and amateurs, who have a keen eye… Read More

Crufts 2015 – The World’s Biggest Celebration Of Dogs

Around 22,000 dogs and hundreds of thousands of dog lovers will return to the NEC in Birmingham on 5-8 March 2015, for the world’s biggest celebration of dogs, Crufts. The four-day event will see the nation’s most heroic dogs rewarded in the prestigious Friends for Life competition; the nation’s favourite crossbreeds compete in the Scruffts grand final; the world’s most athletic canines battling it out in dog sports such as Agility and Flyball and the world-famous Best in Show competition. Famous faces attending the show include Paul O’Grady, Tess Daly and Alesha… Read More

You and Your Dog

Would you like to be involved in a photography project for a great cause? Photographer, Ursula Roxy Aitchison is taking pictures of dogs and their owners for her latest project ‘You and Your Dog’, and you could be a part of it. Her project, ‘You and Your Dog’ is all about the wonderful connection between people and their four-legged friends and she is currently looking for more people to get involved. She plans on turning her collection of images into a book, with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Cinnamon… Read More

Molly Voted UK’s Top Dog Hero At Crufts

Lucy and Molly

Molly, a Cocker Spaniel from Benfleet in Essex, and her owner, Lucy Watts were the special stars of Crufts as Molly was announced as the winner of the Crufts Friends for Life 2014 competition. Molly and twenty year old Lucy were voted the most deserving winners out of five shortlisted finalists by the British public. Lucy has a life-limiting rare genetic illness called ehlers danlos syndrome, which has left her in a wheelchair, needing to be fed into her bloodstream and in a lot of pain. Lucy was isolated, withdrawn and unhappy… Read More

Meet Olly Murs…

In July 2010 this was Olly. He was taken in by a rescue with six other puppies and his mum and dad who were in a dreadful state. He was eight weeks old but looked more like four weeks as he was so thin. All the puppies were all smelly, emaciated, riddled with worms and covered in fleas so bathing, worming and flea treatments all round was a must. At this stage it really was touch and go with Olly and one of his sisters whether they would make it or not… Read More

Dog Photographer of the Year 2013

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Here are some of the best submissions for this year’s Dog Photographer of the Year competition at the Kennel Club. Our young dog lovers are very talented, this image by Megan Smith was entered in to the 16 and under category ‘I Love Dogs Because’ last year. This image by Victoria Morrison is something I believe the wonderful Tim Flach http://www.timflach.com/ would love. It is quite special. This image by Alex Dean is fantastic, it was entered in to the Dogs At Work Category. How alive the image is. Mark Lord sent this… Read More