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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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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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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The Barbados Kennel Club’s first All Breeds Championship dog show for the year was judged by Rodney Oldham who has visited the island before  but was here for the first time judging. He is approved by The Kennel Club, UK to award Challenge Certificates to breeds which were at the show like the  Rottweiller (which […]

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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 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 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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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 August 16th, 2013

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