Juniors


Stay calm, enjoy and have fun! By Sarah Gibbons and Haley Jones As 2013 draws to a close, itís time to look forward to 2014 and what it may bring. Many young handlers will be looking at the upcoming year, hoping this is going to be the year of their dreams, but what titles can they gain and what can help them...
Charlotte joins dog show committee by Victoria Wilkins Charlotte Page, 18, from Cambridgeshire, has been announced as the new member of the East of England dog show committee. Growing up with dogs was a regular thing for Charlotte and she now actively participates in championship shows around the...
FOR ME LKA has always heralded the start of Christmas. This probably dates back to the years when many breeds held unofficial Christmas parties at the show. These days itís still the show where I gauge how far behind I am with Christmas preparations!
Will is the first male winner in 14 years by Victoria Wilkins SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD Will Croxford, from Thrapston, Northamptonshire, was crowned the winner of the Junior Handling Associationís final competition.
RACHEL Horler started a string on the Facebook page following a handling judge asking a veterinary care question to the handlers at a recent show. They asked if your dog had blood in his sick would you take to the vets?
Do you know an outstanding young person that deserves to be recognised at Crufts? The Young Kennel Club (YKC) is asking for the publicís help in finding the next winner of its Shaun McAlpine Outstanding Young Person of the Year Award.
Will takes the top spot in junior handling WILL CROXFORD, 16, from Thrapston, Northamptonshire, was Helena Hutchings Junior Handler of the Year winner.
I WAS VERY interested in Jayne Millsí post on Paws on Facebook (scroll back a couple of weeks and youíll find it). She spotted that YKC handling and stakes qualifying results, published on the YKC website show of first places being wasted as they...
Young Kennel Club art competition is back for 2013 by Victoria Wilkins THE POPULAR Young Kennel Club (YKC) childrenís art competition is back and this yearís theme is Ďdogs on holidayí.
IíVE PICKED up on a FB post from Denise Ford to concentrate on this week and Iím sure many others new to handling will have had similar thoughts.
Victoria wants to showcase exhibitor opinion By Victoria Wilkins YKC member Victoria Woods is 24 years old and in her third year studying Veterinary Medicine at the University of Nottingham Veterinary School.
In my last YHIS I touched on judges and judging of handling. However, following the posts on PAWS FB it is evident that judges and judging standards are ranking as the number one by some way as needing improvement to support the development of...