Margaret on November 26th, 2010

This is in response to the excellent post by Shane from the Bahamas.  Excellent post Shane and thank you for the information you posted. I have not posted on this blog for a while as Barbados was affected by Tomas which was a category one hurricane.  No lives were lost in Barbados unlike St. Lucia […]

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Margaret on September 12th, 2010

Hey, what’s a good Bouvier to do, besides eating and sleeping and finding something to bark at? Well, we can chill by the pool, and although this is Barbados, and the water is warm, we prefer to swim in the ocean. Honest 🙂 🙂

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Margaret on September 3rd, 2010

It is a long time since Rhapsody has been out for a walk. Barbados is now in the rainy season, and we are thankful that the storms and hurricanes usually pass North of us but we have had lots of rain, and some thunder storms some evenings. We did have a very dry first quarter […]

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Margaret on August 23rd, 2010

Barbados has an active Surfing Association and places like the Soup Bowl, Bathsheba, are popular spots for local and visiting surfers to wait for the waves to ride. We host surfing competitions in Barbados and we also send teams to international surfing competitions. So far I have not seen any surfing dogs in Barbados but […]

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The above puppies are a cross between a German Shepherd dog and a Belgium Shepherd dog (Malinois). The puppies’ parents were on the Novice Obedience Class with one of my Bouviers and they both have achieved the CD title and are involved in Schutzhound training. As the above  puppies have found homes, the breeder’s contact […]

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Margaret on May 18th, 2010

It would be difficult to put a value on most people’s pets. Sure, there is the monetary value they paid for the pet but we all know that sometimes pets are priceless. The very rich can now pay a fortune to clone their beloved dogs, Rover or Daisy or whomever as they would miss them […]

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Margaret on April 27th, 2010

The Icelanic volcano left many tourists, especially from the UK stranded in Barbados.  Barbados is regarded as a favorite destination in particular for UK visitors.  And some visitors might actually regard Barbados as their second home as they might own property here, have relatives here or just be repeat visitors. Nobody likes to be stranded […]

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Margaret on March 28th, 2010

Juffther Dream Lover, known as “Billy”, was purchased from the Juffther UK kennels last year by Dr. Wayne Welch. “Billy” came into the island as a Junior dog and he already had a very good show track record in the UK. At his first show here he was approximately 17 months and at that age, […]

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Margaret on March 8th, 2010

Liz Cartledge (of Ryslip) will be in Barbados after Crufts for the Barbados Kennel Club’s first 2010 All Breeds Championship Dog Show. At Crufts she will be judging the best of breed dogs in the Hound Group. This judge has judged dogs in Barbados on several occasions and would have friends on the island. The […]

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Margaret on February 23rd, 2010

On Sunday, around 6:00 am. I was at Martin’s Bay, St. John. This area is a small, rustic, as yet unspoilt fishing village. The dog in the photo above was out walking with his owner. The dog which looked like an Akita mix, was well behaved and friendly and walked by his owner’s side without […]

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