THIS YEAR the TV coverage for Crufts was generous timewise so I was looking forward to how the new-look programmes would work. Having spent a few days writing articles and uploading photographs, I settled down to viewing the programmes on catchup.
Italian love for Italian Lover
AN INTERNATIONAL show was held in Padova, Italy, on January 14/15. This was the third this year in Italy, where there will be 76 international shows during 2017!
Handle With Care
Crufts and all that’s positive in our sport
Bench and Field
Pointing breeds test their field trial skills at KC training day
Ian is on top of the world
Winner of the first Eukanuba World Challenge to be held at Crufts was the Maltese from Italy, Franco Prosperi’s Ch Cinecitta’ Ian Somerhalder, handled by Javier Gonzales Mendikote. With them are Kennel Club chairman Simon Luxmoore, event chairman Jose Luis Ibanez of Eukanuba, judge Laurent Pichard, Johan van Rietschoten of Spectrum Brands, Franco’s partner Stefano Paolantoni and FCI president Rafael de Santiago.
Judges’ experience and qualifications.
Perfection In Presentation
WITH CRUFTS, the biggest and best dog show in the world – according to many dog folk – approaching, it is time to think about the need for presenting our dogs to perfection. Certainly Crufts will probably be the highlight for many breeders who want to show off their stock to a worldwide audience.
Is This A Form Of Canine Self-Mutilation?
I AM NOT often shocked into silence, but when a veterinary nurse working in emergency care in the US told me this story, I was not only shocked into silence, but actually broke out into spontaneous tears!
The Dog In Art
New acquisitions: The Dog In Art.
The Art Of Casting For Film, Tv And Theatre.
Grooming Box - As Time Goes By
GROOMERS, like old wine improve with age (mostly!) Then one day, not so young at heart and less agile as we would like, facts have to be faced.
Wet Nose Rescue
A scheme of mutual benefit.
Border Terrier Breeders Gather To Discuss Two
TWO CONDITIONS affecting the Border Terrier are worrying breeders and owners so much that a meeting was called to discuss them.
Handle With Care
Inspirational people nominated for award
Dancing with dogs
Semis hint at another great Crufts finale
When you can’t see the wood for the trees