Dog Training In Barbados

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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I am very pleased with Isabelle for achieving the first leg of the CDX title on April 12, 2017. The CDX exercises are all off leash: free heeling with turns, stops and different speeds, a figure 8 to show team co-ordination, a drop on recall, the retrieve of a dumb bell over the flat, and […]

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    Congratulations to Sue Blandford and her Papillon dog, Swift, on achieving the Utility dog title.   She is the second person in Barbados to have achieved this title. Congratulations also to Sarah Hamilton and her Rhodesian Ridgeback, BIS Ch. Celtic River Fizz  on achieving the CDX  title and Sandra Manning with her German […]

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Margaret on December 14th, 2015

First time ever in Barbados, BH trials were held. The BH is a working dog title recognized by the FCI which is the largest worldwide canine organization. The BH (Begleithund) is a mental/socialization test usually done in Europe and a required prerequisite for IPO (Schutzhund) working titles. The BH starts with a written test for […]

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Margaret on November 20th, 2015

Barbados Dog training reaches a new height. At The B’dos. Dog Training Club’s trials held at Waterford in November, the results were as follows: First time ever in Barbados a dog has achieved the Utility (UD) title. Pix provided by Sarah Hamilton. A huge training achievement for the dog, Ch.Crownridge Red Regent(AI), C.D. C.D.X. UD […]

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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 July 10th, 2015

Barbados Dog Obedience trials end for first half of 2015 There were 2 trials, one on June 25th and the other on July 8th. On June 25th several dogs achieved various legs of the Novice (C.D.) Obedience. Jenni Wilson with her Boxer Riley successfully completed the final leg and Riley now has the C.D. title. At […]

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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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In between the March 25th dog obedience trials and the new obedience training classes starting end April, the B’dos. Dog Training Club slipped in another trial on April 22nd for Novice, Open and Utility. I was not there as Isabelle, my Bouvier Des Flandres, was in season. Congratulations to Zoe Marshall who achieved the CD […]

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