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2nd Scentwork UK Trial

2nd Scentwork UK Trial

The second ‘Scentwork Uk’ trial ran on Sunday 8th November with a record number of 20 entries, 8 Level 2 and 12 Level 1’s. Our judge this time was Rob Harris from Medical Detection Dogs and his calm and confident manner really helped to put the competitors at ease throughout the day. Also thank you to Domini Allday, our scribe, being an extremely experienced obedience judge and competitor,...

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The Scentwork UK first level 1 trial

The Scentwork UK first level 1 trial

So I managed to persuade my Wednesday & Thursday scentwork groups to come along to the ‘Scentwork UK’ first trial and amazingly 11 people agreed to take part. Our Judge was Sally Smith, ably assisted by Chris Gregory the steward, and Leslie Mack who kept the scores and organised everyone for when it was their turn. The test comprised of 4 sections and 3 sections had to be passed to qualify....

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May and the Month for Rain

May and the Month for Rain

Yes, I have had to cancel more tracking sessions during the month of May than I have to had all Winter; strange isn’t it? Last weekend I went with a friend to see Sketch & Bo’s pups again and my, haven’t they grown!  Lou, the breeder has decided to keep the solid red bitch pup as she seems to have wriggled her way into the ‘Pink’ families hearts. Miss Ruby, seems to be the...

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April: the month for cold mornings and warm days.

April: the month for cold mornings and warm days.

Sketch and Bo’s puppies arrived and a bit of a surprise this time with 3 red puppies and two black and whites, 1 dog and 4 bitches. Bo is doing her usual brilliant job at being mum and the puppies certainly look content and well fed. Two of the puppies are going to people who had pups from the last litter as they are so pleased with them. There is one red bitch still available so contact me if...

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Signs of Spring

Signs of Spring

So March is here already and after what seems like a long winter signs of spring are here at last. To start with some good news, Amber had 4 gorgeous puppies which were born earlier than expected. A bit of a rainbow litter, as expected from Sketch, with one tri-coloured bitch, yes the first time he has produced a black tri-colour!, one sable dog, one blue dog and one blue sable with streaks of...

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