YouTube videos of this German Shepherd, which went Best of Breed at Crufts, the largest dog show in the world, have been circulating. Years ago, there were videos labelled Pedigree Dogs Exposed and afterwards The Kennel Club, I believe did breed standard reviews and some breeds were actually “on watch”.  Breeds should appear fit […]

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ASSOCIATED PRESS   Source: Every U.S. Military Dog Will Be Brought Home, Thanks To New Law In the past, many of these dogs were left to retire overseas. The heroic pups who courageously serve and paw-tect our country are finally getting the recognition they deserve. President Barack Obama signed a bill into law last month […]

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Margaret on August 13th, 2015

  Formula One’s Racing car celebrity, Lewis Hamilton, visited Barbados for Crop Over celebrations and festival in August this year. He was seen partying with his friend, our local singing superstar Rihanna, and other friends. He was also seen having a relaxing and fun filled time in the sea. Accompanying him were his two English […]

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Margaret on August 1st, 2015

An agility video worth watching A lovely video, dogs with drive, some are 9 years old, so obviously very fit, well bred and having the correct structure and who have been running for years with experienced handlers. To get to this level, a top dog would have been training in agility for years.  And have an experienced […]

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Have you got some bunting gathering dust at the back of your cupboard? Well get ready to dust it off and hang it out in the streets. Why? Well haven’t you heard? There’s some great news. The Daisy dog has finally reached… » The Daisy Dog – a Mongrel With a Pedigree | Dog Show […]

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Margaret on August 22nd, 2013

Dog lovers in the world, especially Americans, watched to see what breed of dog would become the new dog in the White House with President Obama and his family. Would it be a pedigree dog or would it be a rescue? It turned out to be a Portuguese Water Dog named Bo and now Bo […]

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Margaret on July 8th, 2013

In an ideal situation, new born puppies are completely taken care of by their mother.   However, sometimes, humans need to step in to help and ensure that in the case where the puppies mother might be unable to feed them successfully, they still  get milk.  A bitch might have mastitis, or another infection, or […]

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Margaret on January 6th, 2013

The photograph  and the information below were provided to me by Jenny Mayhem with a request to post them on this blog. Jenny Mayhem Donates January Sales to RSPCA Barbadian singer-songwriter Jenny Mayhem is donating all sales of her newest single “Shifter” to the Barbados RSPCA this month. Until January 30th, Jenny will direct all […]

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Margaret on December 31st, 2012

Interesting  to see that the official White House card this year features Bo, the Portuguese Water Dog owned by the President of the USA and his family. The card features a reproduction of a painting by artist Laressa Kabel of Bo playing in the snow on the snow covered lawn of the White House. Bo […]

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Taking a prize of sterling 500,000 in the finals of Britain’s Got Talent was the pair of Ashleigh Butler (16 years old) and her dog Pudsey (said to be a mixed breed of Border Collie, Bichon Frise and Chinese Crested cross). Simon Cowell who is a fairly regular visitor to Barbados, supports one of our […]

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