I WAS INVOLVED in an interesting debate recently around which is the harder to handle, a free standing or a stacked breed. The point being pressed on this occasion was that a well-trained free stander is an easy option for a handler.
It is with great pleasure that I report on my judging of the International Junior Handling Finals at Crufts which took place on March 9. I want to thank Liz Cartledge and Irene Terry and their committee for the invitation and for their support of...
DOG WORLD has teamed up with the Young Kennel Club to offer one lucky Paws.. column reader free YKC membership for a year and a goody bag.
This yearís Crufts is now well underway and the YKC ring is already seeing finals decided and will continue over the weekend. The very best of luck to all of you who are competing.
MEMBERS of the Young Kennel Club have been invited to take part in a judging and stewarding workshop held at the Kennel Club building, Stoneleigh Park on April 20.
MEMBERS of the Young Kennel Club are being urged to read a new set of rules that take effect this month.
AT DISCOVER Dogs last year, 16-year-old Abbie Stoutt from Radlett, Hertfordshire, was chosen as the UK Junior Handler of the Year and with that, selected to represent the UK in the International Junior Handling competition at Crufts 2013.
IN A COUPLE of weeks at Crufts, the cream of the UKís young handlers will be on show in the YKC ring over the four days and the international young handlerís will be representing their countries and competing on the Saturday.
TWO SPECIAL teenagers are to be recognised at Crufts this year for their contribution and dedication to the dog world.
I have competed with dogs for the ten years and have qualified for the YKC handling finals at Crufts every year where I have achieved great results. The highlight being second in 12-16 years working and pastoral where I showed a home bred...
Crufts is almost upon us, in no less than four weeks time, all the razzamatazz of our biggest and brightest show, the best in the world, will be underway and as they have for decades now, juniors will play an important part. The KCJO, as the YKC...
HAVE YOU ever wondered what it was like to win top dog in your breed for the year or get a group placing?