WELL IT is virtually unanimous! What most of you are doing over the summer is getting to as many dog shows as you can!
THIS WEEK Marina Scott chats to Erin Logie, 14, from Carnoustie, Scotland who has already made several appearances on TV thanks to her love of dogs. She’s also a multi-skilled dog handler as she’s involved in showing and handling, agility...
Lots of you are always on the look out for good training opportunities. They can be thin on the ground, but the YKC has a first class one coming up in August that you don’t want to miss.
THIS WEEK, we feature an interview with ten-year-old Elise O’Connor who is from near Malvern in Worcestershire. She is starting to make her name in the world of showing by handling the family’s Tibetan Terriers.
ANYONE for a history lesson? The reason being that to understand where you are going it is useful to know where you have been! (Oh, yes I have lived through it all…)
AN EXCITING weekend awaits young dog lovers as the Young Kennel Club (YKC) hosts its ever popular Activity Weekend in Builth Wells, Wales in August.
Three young handlers from the UK tell us about their trip to the World Dog Show in Salzburg, Austria handling in the breed rings.
I’VE FOUND it really fascinating reading all the comments and observations on the Paws...for youth Facebook group and have found the debate around handling as an ‘art’ or a ‘science’ really interesting.
WE’VE HAD overwhelming feedback in response to ‘Has the art of handling been forgotten?’ in Paws...for youth, DW May 4.
Eleven year old Robyn Arnall, from Northampton, has already made her mark on the junior handling scene in the Midlands and Paws…for youth was delighted when she agreed to talk to Marina Scott about her short but exciting time in the dog world.
I CAN HONESTLY say I can’t remember the last time YHIS caused so many waves and created as much comment as the “Has the art of handling been forgotten?”
HANNAH Escott, 22, from Kidderminster, Worcestershire, likes to live on the wild side. In her spare time away from showing terriers at dog shows, she likes a spot of kayaking, mountain climbing and biking. But how does she find time for all this?