While we are waiting on Liz Cartledge’s critique of The Barbados Kennel Club’s March 21st, 2010 show, here is Ferelith Somerfield’s critique of March 22, 2009. Unfortunately, I did not have my usual friendly photographers there in the afternoon so don’t have group pix. to share with you. And although this critique is very late […]

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Margaret on March 28th, 2010

Puppies can and will be destructive when not supervised and I remember years ago a very angry new owner of two Bouvier puppies, which had come from me, called me. The guy was furious as he was car proud and he suddenly realised one day that the puppies had been having some fun and bite […]

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Margaret on March 28th, 2010

Juffther Dream Lover, known as “Billy”, was purchased from the Juffther UK kennels last year by Dr. Wayne Welch. “Billy” came into the island as a Junior dog and he already had a very good show track record in the UK. At his first show here he was approximately 17 months and at that age, […]

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Margaret on March 24th, 2010

The Utility Group only had 3 breeds entered, Akitas, Boston Terrier, and Miniature Schnauzer. The group was won by the Miniature Schnauzer, and also the Reserve Group placing. Both of these Miniature Schnauzers are imported dogs. This placing meant that, in the judge’s opinion, on the day of the show, the reserve best of breed […]

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Margaret on March 24th, 2010

In Barbados, our Working Group breeds are the same as in the UK, the exception being the German Shepherd dog which would be in the Pastoral Group in the UK, but as Barbados has no other Pastoral breeds it falls under the Working Group. The Working Group dogs comprise dogs which were used for various […]

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Margaret on March 22nd, 2010

The first show for the year was won by an imported Rottweiler and the Reserve winner was an imported Rhodesian Ridgeback. This is the first show since Rhapsody won her first CC at 7 months and also Best Puppy in Show that I did not have her with me. Rhapsody has won a Best in […]

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Margaret on March 15th, 2010

Valerie Foss was the Best in Show judge (she judged dogs in Barbados in October, 2000) and she had a wonderful line up of best of group dogs to choose from. From the Terrier Group was CH RUS/SLO/EUR FILICITE BRASH CELEBRATION Scottish Terrier Dog From the Hound Group was INT CH NORTHGATE’S AS YOU LIKE […]

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Margaret on March 14th, 2010

Today is the finals for Crufts, the agility, obedience, junior handling and the other events, including the Best in Show. And several people in Barbados would be watching it live on their computer as in other parts of the world. At Waterford this morning there were quite a few people at handling classes getting ready […]

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Margaret on March 8th, 2010

Liz Cartledge (of Ryslip) will be in Barbados after Crufts for the Barbados Kennel Club’s first 2010 All Breeds Championship Dog Show. At Crufts she will be judging the best of breed dogs in the Hound Group. This judge has judged dogs in Barbados on several occasions and would have friends on the island. The […]

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Margaret on March 1st, 2010

A pair of UK imported Dogue De Bordeaux dogs were lined by their owner on February 28, 2010.   Dogue De Bordeaux have been on the island now for a few years and it is nice to see some of them coming out for dog shows.

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