How can we transfer the optimism engendered by the Olympic Games into the British show dog world?

Created: 09/08/2012


Barney, 11/08/2012

Promote Cani X to be an Olympic sport! That is the only cross over event.

Spotty Muldoon, 09/08/2012

Get Coca Cola to sponsor it! The more serious point being that as an amateur hobby, showing is predominantly self-funded. Prize money is negligible, food prizes are generally not your preference, trophies are, at best, a photo opportunity. The chance for one dog to compete at a world event in Florida each year is not even on the radar for most of us. In tough times, I'm afraid that optimism has to be rationed, like everything else. Now, if we could run our cars on it ...