Margaret on February 25th, 2010

With the excitement of Westminster Dog Show now over, the buzz in on in the dog show world for Crufts. Crufts is often regarded as the World’s Best Dog Show. However, I believe the USA would give that award to their own Westminster and maybe some European countries might favour the World Shows and other […]

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Margaret on February 23rd, 2010

On Sunday, around 6:00 am. I was at Martin’s Bay, St. John. This area is a small, rustic, as yet unspoilt fishing village. The dog in the photo above was out walking with his owner. The dog which looked like an Akita mix, was well behaved and friendly and walked by his owner’s side without […]

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Margaret on February 22nd, 2010

Agrofest which started some years ago in Barbados is eagerly looked forward to by exhibitors wishing to enter their stock in shows for sheep, pigs, beef and dairy livestock. And for spectators, it is a fun and educational event. The traffic numbers show that the show is well supported by locals and tourists. Last year […]

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Margaret on February 18th, 2010

The lights, glitter and the dogs are gone from the show ring at Madison Square Gardens and a new winner for America’s Dog of the Year has been announced. Sadie the Scottish Terrier, Ch. Roundtown Mercedes of Maryscot, with over 100 Best in Show wins was always tipped to win the Show based on her […]

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via CBC News – World – Ont. Bouvier aims to be Westminster’s top dog. Those of us who follow dog shows will be looking forward to The Westminster Dog Show. It is a show where only champions can compete and will be held on February 15th and 16th in New York, at Madison Square Gardens. […]

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Margaret on February 7th, 2010

In Barbados, unlike some other parts of the world, there are no beaches which carry signs restricting dogs. And unlike what some overseas people might believe about the island, there are no private beaches. I agree that the island might have a cove or two with natural rocks which would be a deterrent for walkers, […]

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Margaret on February 4th, 2010

Several types of training activities are currently going on. There is agility and here the dog must be trained in basic obedience and its owner be a member of The B’dos. Dog Training Club to participate. The agility here has dogs and handlers at different levels. There are three different levels of obedience classes going […]

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Margaret on February 1st, 2010

Featured in the Nation’s “Sunday Sun” was the Hope Sanctuary, an organisation in Barbados which rescues cats and dogs, cares for them and tries to help by rehoming the animals. The Hope Sanctuary was started in 2003 and rents a location which currently houses over one hundred dogs and over twenty-five cats. According to the […]

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