Dog Shows

Margaret on July 4th, 2012

About 2 years ago when Belinda and her husband James were coming to Barbados she contacted me through this blog as she would have attended a dog show if there were any at the time of her visit. At that time, we would have had agility and obedience training going on but no conformation shows. […]

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Margaret on April 5th, 2011

Thank you Shane for submitting the below post about the March All Breeds Championship Dog Show in the Bahamas. Quite a few differences between the Barbados dog show scene and the Bahamas one. Your judges are from the USA, ours are from the UK. It is also good that US exhibitors also attend the Bahamas […]

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Shane on April 5th, 2011

So this March on the 19th and 20th the Bahamas Kennel Club hosted its annual conformation dog show and obedience trials. This is the only conformation dog show for the entire year over here and yes, I know it sucks. So if you miss getting your Bahamian Championship on this weekend you are screwed until […]

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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 February 25th, 2010

With the excitement of Westminster Dog Show now over, the buzz in on in the dog show world for Crufts. Crufts is often regarded as the World’s Best Dog Show. However, I believe the USA would give that award to their own Westminster and maybe some European countries might favour the World Shows and other […]

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Margaret on December 15th, 2009

These pix. came to me with a permission to cross post. There are so many cameras around, it is better to dress sensibly in a public place like a show ring. One of my male friends told me that if he were a judge and was in the ring with someone in the above outfit, […]

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Margaret on April 26th, 2009

Laughing at a dog show Here’s a report (unfortunately I don’t know who wrote the below but I saw it in a magazine) First tme at a dog show, I’ll tell you quite plain. I’ll never, no never, go near one again. The breeder said “show him” when I bought my dog I showed him […]

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Margaret on March 5th, 2009

For the first time in the show’s history, viewers can watch the action live on the web.  This will include the agility, obedience, heelwork to music, group and Best in Show judging along with other activities such as commentaries and features outside the show arena. Starting on March 5th it will end on March 8th. […]

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