Dog Care

Margaret on June 12th, 2018

  Calliope Bouvier Des Flandres puppies are now 6 weeks old in Barbados Coming from a Champion sire in Belgium and an UK import who is also a Champion in Barbados is a litter of 5 very nice Bouvier Des Flandres puppies. Bred for good temperament, health, and conformation, is a litter of 3 males […]

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Margaret on January 25th, 2016

Source: Dog dilemma DOGS ARE COMING OUT on the losing end as the economic sluggishness lingers in Barbados. As the price of dog food soars, owners are dumping their dogs on the streets, tying them in open lots or dropping them off at animal shelters. With the opening of the new year, reports from the […]

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Margaret on September 7th, 2015

    In the above pix. is Ch. Calliope Rita C.D. a very fun loving Bouvier Des Flandres. She was bred by me and came from two of my imported Bouvier Des Flandres: Ch. Farleycross So Far so Good at Calliope (from the UK) and Ch. Rick Lois From the Dogsfarm at Calliope (from The Netherlands). I very […]

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Margaret on June 20th, 2015

Repeat visitors to Barbados, Jim and Belinda love dogs. This year when they visited they brought down a huge bag filled with mainly dog collars, a lot of which are really nice leather collars. Belinda explained that the dog gifts she brings in from the UK come from several dog lovers, from her area, and […]

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Margaret on May 13th, 2015

The dog rescue and shelter places in Barbados seem to be full. So many dogs are being abandoned and rescued but still breeders keep on breeding puppies without finding homes for them before they breed. Not all breeders are like that. There are responsible breeders who have a waiting list for their puppies and who […]

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Achieving a CD title is not an easy task for most dog owners as it means training the dog above and beyond basic obedience. The classes attended for the CD are usually the group classes with The Barbados Dog Training Club although there are other dog training areas in Barbados. I believe that some members […]

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Margaret on February 10th, 2015

The above has been floating around the dog communities on Facebook. I do not know where it originated but the subject of exercise in puppies and young dogs and growth plates is an interesting and important topic. I have always been told by top overseas breeders that the best exercise for puppies and young dogs […]

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Effective January 1, 2015, is the new legislation for the importation of dogs (and cats) into Barbados. This legislation I am sure will be much appreciated by persons looking to import/travel with dogs to this island. Some of the local news headlines  are saying that we can now import dogs from all over the world! […]

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I am seeing so many kind people trying to help the RSPCA, some with donations of food, some giving their time to help walk and care the dogs there. Belinda Castle and her husband Jim, arrived in Barbados for one of their repeat vacations to the island. They follow the RSPCA through its Facebook page […]

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Margaret on January 30th, 2014

It is early 2014. This is a tough economy, with a lot of people losing jobs especially from the Government departments in Barbados and this may be responsible for the people who rescue dogs on the island being very busy.  It is always kinder if a person can no longer afford to keep and care […]

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