Margaret on August 29th, 2010

Wayne Nicholls, I believe, is the chief judge in Barbados for the open (CDX) and as Wayne told me this morning, he has been judging dog obedience for a long time. He started training in 1972 and in 1976 was judging on his own. He also used to judge obedience in the nearby island of […]

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Margaret on August 23rd, 2010

Barbados has an active Surfing Association and places like the Soup Bowl, Bathsheba, are popular spots for local and visiting surfers to wait for the waves to ride. We host surfing competitions in Barbados and we also send teams to international surfing competitions. So far I have not seen any surfing dogs in Barbados but […]

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Margaret on August 10th, 2010

I have come across several Pit Bulls in Barbados. All the ones I encountered appeared friendly and their owners said they made loving pets. I have not, as far as I am aware, come into any contact with the Pit Bulls which are trained and used for dog fighting and have the reputation as being […]

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Margaret on August 3rd, 2010

The below has been cross posted on several dogs’ lists.  I don’t know the original author of the chicken crossing the road, or the name of the  author who put in the dog trainers’ names I think it is cute and of course, there are so many different methods of training a dog 🙂 WHY […]

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