Please note that all images supplied to this site are copyrighted to the photographers that have supplied them for use.

Images watermarked K9 News must not to be copied or reproduced.

Images on the site are available for purchase directly from the photographers.



We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Purchased Images

Images may be purchased to download via our image store. Please note that in all cases, Copyright always remain with the Photographer. Copyright itself is not sold by K9 News, only the rights for the identified person [s] to use the image as indicated in the agreement between the Purchaser and Vendor.

A credit must be attributed to the photographer eg  ‘photo by Alan V Walker’  at all times without exception. If unsure please check prior, copyright infringement law is very serious.

Images on our website  must not be copied, re-printed, digitally merged, in any way edited or enhanced without the written permission of the K9 News Ltd photographer. This includes downloaded images purchased via this website.

Even if copyright is released in your name; the publishing of any image where the animal does not solely belong to you, is prohibited without ALL owners consent in writing, which we may ask for in the event of a complaint by a co-owner.

What does K9 News Ltd Copyright Release include?

Use of the image/s in:-

  • Any K9 News Publication
  • Our Dogs /Our Dogs Ireland Newspapers
  • Our Dogs Annuals
  • UK Canine Press features or supplements
  • Irish Canine Press
  • Breed Handbooks
  • Breed Yearbooks
  • Show Catalogues
  • Kennel Gazette/Journal
  • Personal business cards
  • Personal Website’s
  • Breed Club Website’s
  • Breed Rescue Website’s
  • & Social Networking Site’s, such as Facebook.

If posted to social media website, include the by-line ‘Photo by (Insert the K9 Photographers Names)’ at all times and if published on Facebook we ask you to tag the image to photogrphers’ personal Facebook Page.

Images purchased may be reproduced for your own personal use but cannot not be cropped, altered, edited, enhanced or changed in any way.

The use of images in any publication not included in our release [see above] are subject to special copyright terms & must be discussed & agreed prior to publishing with the Photographer and Publishing Company.  Commercial copyright release is usually agreed at prices from £99 per usage.

Copyright infringements are taken seriously and breaches will be invoiced at £500 per usage.