Margaret on February 22nd, 2009

Handling classes started for the March show. A few Akitas were there and this breed will compete against the two breeds shown in the 2 earlier posts. One of the Akita breeders, Tramaine Worrell was there and kindly held my Bouvier “Rhapsody” while I took some pix. The above Akita is Viking’s Lady, owned by […]

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Margaret on February 22nd, 2009

Recently imported by Ricky and Jolene and too young, I believe, for the March show, is the female Miniature Schnauzer puppy who now joins the top male show Miniature Schnauzer featured in a recent post. This breed competes in the Utility Group.

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Margaret on February 22nd, 2009

This breed weighs between 9 – 16 lbs. and is a long coated breed. It will compete in the Utility group against the Akita and the Miniature Schnauzer. Three of them (2 imported) were at Waterford grounds on Sunday, February 22nd where their owner was getting them ready for the show. These dogs were with […]

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Margaret on February 20th, 2009

Thought this video was cute.  Nice to see this joke told on video. Watch it here:  \”Does your dog bite?\”

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Margaret on February 20th, 2009

The tale goes like this: “Helen” has been searching all over for her Chihuahua puppy.  She is worried he might have escaped and gone under the fence and be roaming the streets.  So after calling, and getting no response from him, she starts to put up the “Lost Puppy” signs. Yep, he’s still alive (I […]

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Margaret on February 14th, 2009

    This evening I passed through to visit Lisa White and her basic obedience training class.  I took Rhapsody and Rita for a bit of socialising. At the time I took this pix, both Rhapsody and Rita had legs of the Novice (CD) title through The B’dos. Dog Training Club so they are at a […]

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Margaret on February 13th, 2009

Coming from the Working Group where the Bouvier Des Flandres competes with breeds such as the Dobermanns, Bull Mastiffs, Great Danes, Dogue De Bordeaux, Rottweilers, German Shepherds and Boxers, Ch. Calliope Rhapsody has always done well. At her first show, at 7 months, she won Best Puppy in Show and she has moved steadily forward. […]

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Margaret on February 13th, 2009

Congratulation to the owners Ricky and Jolene Anderson and, of course, the Miniature Schnauzer, Ch. Risepark Pretty Smart Guy at Jamrock for winning the BKC’s Dog of the Year Award for 2008. The Min. Sch. competes in the Utility Group and since this dog’s first appearance at shows as a puppy, it has only had […]

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Margaret on February 11th, 2009

Lovely line up of dogs and it did have some of my favourite breeds such as The Puli, Scottish Deerhound, Scottish Terrier and the Giant Schnauzer. The Giant Schnauzer shown was the USA’s number one show dog. It’s a “wow” to realise that the dog which won Westminster 2009 is 10 years old.  (I believe […]

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