Chuck's Mummy here! I don't often write long ranty posts, but I'm going to, to stand alongside every dog show handler, breeder, and dog. I don't really care if anyone agrees or disagrees but this article makes me absolutely FURIOUS... and here's why: 1) You cannot compare the cruelty of a bullring to Crufts or indeed… Continue reading A response to PETA’s disruption of Crufts…
Not all shows offer rosettes, when you qualify for Crufts, you can apply for a qualification rosette as you don't automatically get given one just for qualifying. It's not necessary, but it's a nice touch. For many of us, it's a big deal to even qualify. So we got the rosette, it arrived in June,… Continue reading It arrived!
After the disappointment of coming 3rd and 4th at Reading & District, to say mummy was nervous about appearing in the Southern Counties Champ. show would be an understatement. It rubbed off on me slightly, I had uh... a squitty rear end... and that's NOT fun when you're at a show. I do hold it… Continue reading Southern Counties Championship
Apparently you can't just say "nice chap, isn't he?"... There's a whole vocabulary of doggy anatomy when judges look at us, and it's called "Points of the Dog". In America, it's called Conformation. People say things about me, which mummy didn't understand, like "good stifle". WHAT? I've got a nice stifle. Where is that? So...… Continue reading Points of the Dog