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Breed Notes - 19 Jan 2020
Hovawart breed notes January 19th 2020 This week it was the Manchester Championship Show, first of the year with Breed classes, judged by Dr. Annukka Paloheimo from Finland, and what a day for Val Shone, who took both top awar ...
This article was posted on: 20-Jan-20
Breed Notes (Our Dogs - Craig Hosie) - 10 Feb 2020
Its been a wild weekend with regards to Storm Ciara, although I do think where I lived we got off with missing the worst. The dogs were happy with plenty to occupy them and having a run in the fields latter in the day settled them ...
This article was posted on: 16-Feb-20
Breed Notes - 15 Mar 2020
WELL, CRUFTS HAS BEEN AND GONE FOR ANOTHER YEAR. IT MUST NOW BE NEARLY FIFTY YEARS SINCE I FIRST WENT, WHEN IT WAS AT OLYMPIA IN LONDON, AND YOU HAD TO FIND A PARKING SPOT ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD. IT IS A MUCH BIGGER AND SLICKER O ...
This article was posted on: 16-Mar-20
Breed Notes (Our Dogs - Craig Hosie) - 29 Mar 2020
With lock down upon us this is real difficult times we are all facing. Staying safe is very Important and the difficulties being faced by all that we took for granted every day from shopping, exercising dogs, meeting friends and a ...
This article was posted on: 31-Mar-20
Breed Notes - 29 Mar 2020
WHAT STRANGE TIMES WE ARE LIVING THROUGH, ALTHOUGH I MUST ADMIT THAT FOLLOWING THE INSTRUCTIONS TO STAY AT HOME IN ISOLATION HASN’T BEEN MUCH OF A HARDSHIP TO JOHN AND MYSELF, BEING RETIRED ALREADY EACH DAY HAS BEEN OUR OWN NOW ...
This article was posted on: 31-Mar-20
Breed Notes - 17 Apr 2020
GREAT PICTURE THIS LAST WEEK IN “OUR DOGS” OF THE SOUTH EAST TEAM FROM CRUFTS OBEDIENCE, WITH PAULA FOAKES AND RIOJA SITTING IN THE FRONT ROW SMILING AWAY. IT WAS A REALLY COMPLIMENTARY CRITIQUE, AS WELL. WELL DONE, BOTH OF YO ...
This article was posted on: 20-Apr-20
Breed Notes - 4 May 2020
It was interesting to hear Bill Lambert from the Kennel Club on Jeremy Vine’s Radio 2 show the other day. He was asked why the sales of puppies had gone through the roof recently. I think we all know the answer to that! What bet ...
This article was posted on: 05-May-20
Breed Notes - 8 Jun 2020
HOVAWART BREED NOTES JUNE 8TH 2020 I WAS TICKLED PINK WITH OUR FIRST CLUB COMMITTEE MEETING HELD LAST WEEK VIA ZOOM. ONCE WE HAD (FINALLY, IN OUR CASE ….WITH LLOYD’S INEVITABLE HELP) MASTERED THE TECHNOLOGY AND GOT IT WORKI ...
This article was posted on: 08-Jun-20
Breed Notes - 21 Jun 2020
HOVAWART BREED NOTES June 21st 2020 There have been so many puppy enquiries during the last few weeks, almost certainly something to do with the lock-down, I suppose people finding that there is a gap in their lives that they h ...
This article was posted on: 26-Jun-20
Breed Notes - 27 Jun 2020
Phew, hasn’t it been hot, but newly-stripped Acorn is as cool as a cucumber, and once our plumber has managed to safely set up our new gas-fired mobile shower unit, I shall be outside shampooing everything that moves, with water ...
This article was posted on: 07-Jul-20
Breed Notes - 9 Aug 2020
I am sorry for the lack of notes recently, there are two reasons, firstly the lack of shows and other competitions that would normally fill the column at this time of year, and secondly my recovery from surgery, which I am happy ...
This article was posted on: 10-Aug-20
Breed Notes - 6 Sept 2020
Doesn’t time fly? I had my first training class since before lockdown and my operation earlier this week. I go with Elinor Anderson, who you will remember had three hovawarts over several years a while back, representing Wales i ...
This article was posted on: 07-Sep-20
Breed Notes - 30 Aug 2020
It is well worth logging on to the Hovawart Club of Great Britain website…..if you are not already on it reading this….and clicking on to the link to the IHF video promoting the breed. It shows hovawarts undertaking lots of di ...
This article was posted on: 07-Sep-20
Breed Notes - 30 Aug 2020
It is well worth logging on to the Hovawart Club of Great Britain website…..if you are not already on it reading this….and clicking on to the link to the IHF video promoting the breed. It shows hovawarts undertaking lots of di ...
This article was posted on: 10-Sep-20
Breed notes - 13 Sep 2020
Something very unusual happened this week….I actually got a response to my breed notes of a couple of weeks back. It is very heartening to have a debate about an issue that I raised, in this case the early use of a dog at stud. ...
This article was posted on: 14-Sep-20
Breed Notes - 26 Sep 2020
Firstly, some very sad news. Janet Pearce’s partner Ian Dangerfield died on the 15th of this month after a short and brutal battle with a very aggressive cancer. Our deepest condolences go to Janet at this sad time, and I know s ...
This article was posted on: 28-Sep-20