Dogs In Barbados

        This was the final Barbados Kennel Club’s All Breeds Championship Dog Show for 2018. A first time visit for the judge, Ben Reynolds-Frost who seemed to enjoy himself and said he would love to visit again for another judging assignment. In the UK, Ben Reynolds-Frost is approved to award Challenge Certificates […]

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This show was sponsored by the agents for Purina Dog Chow, Massy Distribution (B’dos.) Ltd. The original scheduled judge for the show, Dr. Ron James, cancelled the appointment and he was replaced by Liz Dunhill. I was looking forward to showing under Dr. Ron James again but did enjoy meeting and showing under Liz Dunhill. […]

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  Relaxing on the steps to my front doors on Xmas Eve are: bottom step, Calliope Connie AI, top step Calliope Rennee AI and Ch. Chepam Valentina at Calliope C.D. Connie and Rennee are now 8 months old and are the progeny of Belgium Bouvier,  Ch. Link Van het Gieldre Hof  and my UK import, […]

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Margaret on September 3rd, 2018

We have been away from the training and show grounds since March this year. Puppy Calliope Connie (AI) is now coming out. She is four months old. It feels great to be returning.  I am one of the ones who stay away from Waterford  if I have puppies as Barbados like other countries,  has parvovirus […]

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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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A great combination of pedigrees and a really nice litter of Bouvier Des Flandres puppies, from a Belgium sire and an UK imported dam. Ch Chepam Valentina at Calliope C.D. (Isabelle) was  4 years old on January 1, 2018. This is the first time she has had puppies and she is a very good mother. […]

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Margaret on March 22nd, 2018

Barbados Kennel Club held its final All Breeds Championship Dog Show for 2017 in November. The UK judge Albert Wight has judged dogs in Barbados on several occasions.  This judge has been approved by The Kennel Club UK to award Challenge Certificates to a lot of breeds, including the ones at this show such as […]

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This was a first time judging of dogs in Barbados for Graham Hill but he did tell me that he has visited Barbados before and he was delighted to return for a visit with his wife. He is approved by The Kennel Club, UK, to judge in the UK the Pastoral Group (these breeds go […]

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Margaret on January 25th, 2016

Source: Dog dilemma DOGS ARE COMING OUT on the losing end as the economic sluggishness lingers in Barbados. As the price of dog food soars, owners are dumping their dogs on the streets, tying them in open lots or dropping them off at animal shelters. With the opening of the new year, reports from the […]

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Margaret on January 9th, 2016

Hope this will be a good, and happy year for dog owners/lovers in Barbados and around the world. In the photo are: Tibetan Terrier, Ch. Araki Miss Conduct at Calliope, C.D. “Tibby” and Ch. Chepam Valentina at Calliope C.D. “Isabella” who has also achieved the FCI BH working title.

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