This was Gavin Robertson’s first judging assignment to Barbados through an invitation by The Barbados Kennel Club. It was also the first All Breeds Championship Dog Show of the year The bulk of the dogs were from the Working Group and most of these entries  were Rottweilers. I think most exhibitors who follow the UK […]

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        This was the final Barbados Kennel Club’s All Breeds Championship Dog Show for 2018. A first time visit for the judge, Ben Reynolds-Frost who seemed to enjoy himself and said he would love to visit again for another judging assignment. In the UK, Ben Reynolds-Frost is approved to award Challenge Certificates […]

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This show was sponsored by the agents for Purina Dog Chow, Massy Distribution (B’dos.) Ltd. The original scheduled judge for the show, Dr. Ron James, cancelled the appointment and he was replaced by Liz Dunhill. I was looking forward to showing under Dr. Ron James again but did enjoy meeting and showing under Liz Dunhill. […]

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It has been a long wait for the BH scorebooks. Here it is: Working Trial Scorebook – Barbados Working Dogs Association (BWDA)   Six persons, on December 6, 2015, passed official BH trials  under the trial judge Jim Crisp of Canada and organised by The Barbados Working Dogs Association. These were the first ever official […]

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  Relaxing on the steps to my front doors on Xmas Eve are: bottom step, Calliope Connie AI, top step Calliope Rennee AI and Ch. Chepam Valentina at Calliope C.D. Connie and Rennee are now 8 months old and are the progeny of Belgium Bouvier,  Ch. Link Van het Gieldre Hof  and my UK import, […]

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Margaret on September 12th, 2018

Dog Agility in Barbados   Most dogs love agility. Dogs enjoy racing through and over obstacles like the walkway,  A-frame, the seesaw, and the weave poles. Tunnels are usually a favourite. And also having the fun of doing sequence jumping with their handlers as part of a team. There are, as yet, no titles to […]

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First outing outside of her home, and Connie seemed to really enjoy herself. She did not mind the traffic, and passer byes in vehicles who had children and asked whether the children could get out of the vehicles and pet her as they found her so beautiful. And then we were approached by the beautiful […]

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Margaret on September 3rd, 2018

We have been away from the training and show grounds since March this year. Puppy Calliope Connie (AI) is now coming out. She is four months old. It feels great to be returning.  I am one of the ones who stay away from Waterford  if I have puppies as Barbados like other countries,  has parvovirus […]

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Margaret on July 27th, 2018

A member of the Barbados dog community and in particular, The Barbados Dog Training Club, is gone. I attended Lynda Husbands’ funeral service this week. She had filled many roles in the Barbados Dog Training Club of which I have been a member for a long time. Her roles included that of Treasurer, Vice President […]

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Margaret on June 26th, 2018

Congratulations to Linda Pearson for achieving the third and final leg required for the Utility dog title with her German Shepherd dog Elfi. Trials for obedience competitions are held by The Barbados Dog Training Club. These titles are approved and recognised by The Barbados Kennel Club. And letters representing the various dog titles may appear […]

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