The Hovawart Club of Great Britain

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Breed Notes (Our Dogs - Craig Hosie) 6 Jan 2017
I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and plenty of lovely walks with the dogs. I was working night shift over Christmas and four out of the five dogs all went down with a vomiting and diarrhoea bug which is going around with two ...
This article was posted on: 14-Dec-16
Breed Notes (Dog World - Elaine Sharpe) 17 Jan 2017
Firstly, may I say “Happy New Year” to everyone, and apologise for the lack of notes recently. I blame my son-in-law, largely, because he was responsible for giving us a new computer for Christmas, and although he and his fami ...
This article was posted on: 17-Jan-17
Breed Notes (Our Dogs - Craig Hosie) 23 Jan 2017
This week we must acknowledge the success and congratulate Mark Harrison with his Hovawart bitch Abbie , her posh name Fibi Srebrne Pole whom he imported from Poland as a puppy has both qualified as an operational SARDA search and ...
This article was posted on: 18-Jan-17
Breed Notes (Dog World - Elaine Sharpe) 1 Feb 2017
My apologies for the shortage of notes, I was all set to write last week’s instalment when the new computer threw a wobbly. The main topic was to have been the Manchester results, which are now well known, but certainly worth re ...
This article was posted on: 18-Jan-17
Breed Notes (Dog World - Elaine Sharpe) 7 Feb 2017
This coming Saturday, it is the National Working and Pastoral Breeds Open Show at the Sports Connexion at Coventry, with our own Gina Challoner centre ring. It was to have been not-so-little Kibble’s launch into hovawart society ...
This article was posted on: 07-Feb-17
Breed Notes (Dog World - Elaine Sharpe) 21 Feb 2017
Club Secretary Liz has had a visit from John Stanbridge and Simon Smalley, sculptors of renown, with the cast for the new hovawart model, which will take the form of a male and female, sitting and lying down respectively. When we ...
This article was posted on: 21-Feb-17
Breed Notes (Our Dogs - Craig Hosie) 06 Mar 2017
Well it’s that time of year again when crufts is approaching and that level of excitement arrives when you know you will be competing with the best dogs from around the world. Our breed attracts dogs from many countries in Europ ...
This article was posted on: 06-Mar-17
Breed Notes (Dog World - Elaine Sharpe) 08 Mar 2017
All of a sudden, things are hotting up, at least in the sense of activities starting or about to start. We have Crufts this coming weekend, in case you hadn’t noticed. We are 3rd in the ring…again!...behind 50 Tibetan Mastiffs ...
This article was posted on: 08-Mar-17
Breed Notes (Our Dogs - Craig Hosie) 25 Mar 2017
Doesn’t time fly and that’s crufts over for another year, our judge Mrs Christina Chapman took centre stage and found her BOB in Kanukalos Fortissimo a handsome B&G dog owned by Miss E & Mr B Barron & Bettini , bred by Caron & ...
This article was posted on: 25-Mar-17
Breed Notes (Dog World - Elaine Sharpe) 21 Mar 2017
Well, Crufts is over for another year, and you will have by now seen the results, I’m sure. It was amazing being able to compare the official placings with those hastily written at the ringside as soon as we got home. We were fo