Margaret on November 26th, 2009

Artificial insemination, both chilled and frozen, is very successfully done with canines all over the world. However, the litter of Rhodesian Ridgebacks born about 11 weeks ago and owned by Sarah Hamilton of Crownridge Kennels made history here in Barbados as it was the first Barbados Kennel Club registered litter of puppies born through the […]

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Margaret on November 22nd, 2009

I believe the number of dogs Jeff Luscott will have to judge in Barbados at the next Barbados Kennel Club’s All Breeds Championship Dog Show will be in the fifties. And in the UK where he resides, that could just be one breed on his judging schedule. Some years ago, an All Breed Championship Dog […]

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Margaret on November 19th, 2009

Last possible trial for making up CDX or CD dogs for the year took place last night at Waterford grounds. People got various legs but no dog got “made up”. Anyone wanting a good laugh should visit these trials. Watching the off leash section was entertaining to say the least. (I nearly typed leash) 🙂 […]

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Margaret on November 17th, 2009

Top show dog in Wales, 2009, is Ch. Benclutha’s Fortune Angel, known as “Arran”, and owned by my friends Steve Dallow and his wife Helen. Lots of countries all over the world run an annual competition and have an award for the Top Dogs of the Year. In the UK, as there are still Championship […]

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Margaret on November 16th, 2009

Final agility session for Rita for the year. Only 2 Golden Retrievers and 1 German Shepherd turned up for tonight’s class and although we did a course, there were no squatter toys as prizes. I don’t think Rita minded that as she prefers other rewards and it is more my other Bouviers who like squatter […]

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Margaret on November 11th, 2009

I took some photos from the Obedience trials held this evening. The trials were for CDX and CD. I believe one person passed the last leg of the CD and one person passed leg A of the CD. The results were not good and I promised that I would not post any scores and individual […]

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Margaret on November 11th, 2009

The above was reported in today’s issue of “The Nation” newspaper. The newspaper reported that police at the scene said the elderly woman 83 years old, was attacked by a family dog, a pit bull, and she was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where she died. The police are said to be investigating the […]

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Margaret on November 9th, 2009

This photo was taken tonight after an agility class and yes, except for Rita, the Bouvier, a German Shepherd dog, a Papillon, and an Akita mix who were not in the photo, all the dogs were Golden Retrievers. A couple of reasons for this. The chief trainers in Barbados from the Barbados Dog Training Club […]

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Margaret on November 6th, 2009

Besides Obedience trials which are this month, and agility which I suspect will also finish this month, is the final Barbados Kennel Club’s All Breeds Championship Dog Show. In my opinion, doing well in dog shows, involves having a dog which is a good breed specimen, and which is well trained to gait and stack. […]

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