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When I came to book my flights for Kuopio in Finland it was very difficult to find convenient flights and connections on the Friday, but strangely there were more attractive flights available on Thursday.
With May bank holiday looming, the season of gundog working tests around the country was in full flow. These competitions, which are normally held outside of the shooting season, are probably more numerous and attract more gundog owners than field...
Rather tongue in cheek, I asked the panel at the recent Kennel Club question time if they thought that the Crufts committee could learn anything from the organisation of the recent World Dog Show held in Hungary.
JOAN AND PAUL CLARK email: “We really hope you will be able to help us with our Mini Dachshund ‘Eve’. We got her at three years old, she had two litters and was spayed then put up for sale.
Sadly, once again, we see the all-too-familiar headlines featuring another death caused by an ‘out of control’ dog.
Not all trials stop during the summer; there are a few opens and one or two PD championships. One of the latter took place in Scotland at Lauder recently, although I am not sure it could be described as a ‘summer trial’.
At Exeter DTC championship show this year Pat Watson judged the dog ticket and Herbie Watson judged the bitches and the entries were slightly up on last year with 23 entries in the dog class and 19 in the bitch class.
Training other peoples dogs is not something that I do regularly, but occasionally I get asked if I would do some work with a dog to get it started.
Try as I might, I cannot make any sense of the proposed challenge certificates allocation in 2015 and ’16. Can someone, anyone, explain what is happening since I have a copy of a Kennel Club press release from last year stating that:
I like to think that this column is not just about rescue, it’s also about welfare and, as regular readers will know, bees are drawn to my fiery bonnet.
Everybody tends to form opinion from the perspective of individual experience and interests and as a result our views are often influenced by how any particular situation affects us directly.
Visitors to the World Show in Budapest who passed through the station at Kossut Lajos Square on the metro will undoubtedly have noticed the bronze group mounted on a marble pedestal of a shirtless, barefooted man sitting on a chair, his left arm...