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The first Barbados Kennel Club’s All Breeds Championship Dog Show took place on March 26.  The judge originally invited was Liz Cartledge who is very highly respected as one of the UK top dog judges.  She has previously been approved by The Kennel Club UK to award Challenge Certificates to most of our breeds here and […]

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  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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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 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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Margaret on January 17th, 2010

It is a very tragic situation in Haiti and it is possible that the death count could be over 100,000 people as a result of an earthquake. In an earthquake of a magnitude such as Haiti’s, one of the most important things to save lives would be to find and save the people still alive […]

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Margaret on January 7th, 2010

I saw in a recent issue of “The Nation” newspaper that a man from the parish of St. Joseph was warned of intended prosecution over the killing of a dog. One dog was allegedly killed by the man, Jeffrey Clarke of Cambridge, and another dog seriously injured. The man would be charged under the Prevention […]

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Margaret on December 22nd, 2009

I believe most of us at some time would have received an e-mail offering us all kinds of money for assisting someone, usually in Nigeria, with transferring funds or such like. There are also lottery scams around which request your credit card information or bank account information. The objective is not to deposit money on […]

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Margaret on November 11th, 2009

The above was reported in today’s issue of “The Nation” newspaper. The newspaper reported that police at the scene said the elderly woman 83 years old, was attacked by a family dog, a pit bull, and she was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where she died. The police are said to be investigating the […]

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Margaret on August 16th, 2009

Today’s issue of the “Sun” has it. Here is quoting the ad: “Shepit Puppies Trained, biting German Shepherd crossed with powerful pit. Loving family protection.  $500.00 Bds.” I wonder what the German Shepherd is trained in, wonder what it has bitten. “Powerful pit” as in body structure? “Loving family protection for $500.00,” What a laugh, […]

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Margaret on July 13th, 2009

There is a lot of it around.  Check the newspapers any day and you will see people mixing pedigree dogs to get all kinds of crosses. To be objective, this is how different breeds were created.  At some time, different breeds were deliberately crossed to create new breeds. And there will always be some nice […]

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