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 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 June 30th, 2015

Here is Ch. Chepam Valentina at Calliope. She is a 17 month, soon to be 18 month old, Bouvier Des Flandres. She has achieved 2 (out of 2) Best Puppy in Show and 1 Reserve Working Group win. 3 Challenge Certificates out of 3 shows from UK judges Tom Mather, Geoffrey Corish and Derek Smith. […]

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Margaret on June 16th, 2015

Basic obedience training is essential to dogs. Competitive obedience is also great as it can be fun for the handlers as well as teaching the dog new exercises. But not all dogs and handlers enjoy competitive obedience where they do the same repetitive exercises, like come, heel, sit, down, stand and stay. Yes, they get […]

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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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Group obedience and agility dog classes resume end April with The B’dos.  Dog Training Club. Obedience classes will be at basic level and also more advanced levels. It was nice having a break of a few weeks in between dog training.  On April 10th, there were dog obedience trials:  congratulations to the following who have […]

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Margaret on January 14th, 2009

Agility with The B’dos. Dog Training Club resumed its activities in early January.  On its beginners’ classes are 13 dogs, one is a “mixed” breed and one is a German Shepherd from the Working Group.  I understand the others are from the Gundog group. Rita, a daughter of Rick Lois who is pictured above and […]

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