Juniors


SO THE BIG story which has been dominating the thoughts of parents and their children in the past couple of weeks is the changes made to YKC camp in 2015.
Haley Jones and Sarah Gibbons in conversation: Meet the 2015 Pawscars nominees In this weeks Paws… for youth we spoke to Gavin and Sara Roberston who are two of the organisers of the Pawscars Awards. We also spoke to PAWCARS Junior Handler of the Year nominees: 14-year-old Ciaran Howell from Rhigos Aberdare, Wales...
Taking the lead by Andrea Keyte Worcester and Malvern open show was held on January 3 and Rachel Barney (Verrami) was judging the handling. In a massive and quality class for the 17–35 years old class, first was Andrea Keyte, second Victoria Wilkins, third Laura May Nicholas...
Handle with care: Thinking about speed and stride by Marina Scott T’WAS the season to be jolly! With Christmas and New Year now a distant memory, and with most of you back to school and college - did you enjoy yourself and have a chillaxing time?
In conversation... by Haley Jones and Sarah Gibbons With Marina taking time out in 2015 to welcome her second child, we, along with Lisa Moir have been lucky enough to be offered the opportunity to look after Paws… for youth while Marina is away.
Taught and schooled in the UK by Andrea Keyte I have had some wonderful feedback about this column over the last couple of weeks and I have to say I am so pleased that it is being read and appreciated.
Handle with care: A new line-up for Paws in 2015 by Marina Scott I START this week’s column with news of an extremely succesful handling training day held in Scotland a couple of weekends ago. The lucky participants were treated to a talk and lesson with one of the country’s top ex junior handlers, Helena...
Training to be the best DOG WORLD meet’s Lyndsey Jones, from North East Wales, believed to be one of the youngest dog trainers in the country.
Some people have spoken to me about ‘Taking the Lead’ when I wrote about judging. A few have said that they do not feel confident enough to judge and some have said that they are worried about judging because of the potential reaction of on...
THANK you to the Liz Cartledge, her committee and Dog World for asking me to judge such a wonderful event and the first of this style of layout since the change from Richmond.
YOUNG Kennel Club (YKC) members are to be given a chance to boost their training skills by attending a heelwork to music training day in April.
Handle with care: Help Sophie and Scooby this Xmas by Marina Scott I’VE BEEN really touched by the story of 12-year-old Sophie-Alice Pearman, from Tenterden, Kent, and her Labrador, Scooby. Sophie has been on a medical rollercoaster ever since she was born, undergoing...
I am starting this week’s column with something that is not handling related, but having been through this only yesterday I feel it is important that I share my experience...
Handle with care: JHA final showcases the best by Marina Scott IT WAS so exciting to watch the UK Junior Handler of the Year finals at Discover Dogs a few weekends ago. It’s definitely my favourite handling event of the whole year as it showcases the best UK handlers in one place and they are up against...
Handling competition in Kortijk Megan Rayner, 13, from Nottingham, travelled over to Belgium on Nov 14-16 to compete in the breed and handling classes. She told DOG WORLD about her trip.
This week there has been discussion about judges – mainly people who take on the handling classes when they are not really able to judge handling.
Handle with care: 30 years of advanced pattern work by Marina Scott THERE WAS a really interesting article on junior handling that was circulating via Facebook that had been blogged by professional handler, Ante Lucin, and published on bestinshowmagazine.com.
WEST MERCIA Beagle Club now host qualifying classes for the CLKS handling finals at their championship show which is held in early November.
DOG WORLD welcomes new photographer WE ARE delighted to introduce the latest young photographer to join the DOG WORLD team. Katie Nuttall has a Higher and an NC in photography and specialises in studio photography, reportage, location photography and digital imaging...
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