Sad news from Kathy Skinner this week, She has sadly lost her lovely bitch Miss Greencroft Chic at 13 and half years. Among her many wins, Sophie won best racing coursing bitch an impressive four times at Crufts, and Best In show at the large Northants greyhound gala. Our thoughts are with Kathy.
With the adverts on television reminding us that Christmas is fast approaching, it is time to make sure we keep our dogs away from the food we may love, as it is so toxic to our canine friends. Chocolate is toxic to dogs and even small amounts can cause agitation, tremors, convulsions or heart issues. Whilst white chocolate doesn’t not have the theobromine, it can be fatty and be a potential risk of pancreatitis. I made my Christmas cakes last weekend, and this too is a reminder to us all of the risks involved with grapes and their dried produce (sultanas, currants and raisins). Among the several websites with vital information about this is the The Blue Cross who have a helpful web site.
Humberside Hound held its show this weekend, where the judge was Deryk Player. He choose Windspiel Northern Sosina as his Best of Breed and best puppy and reserve Best of Breed was Gary and Elaine Bogarts Ina’s Fashion Exhalted at Incitatus (Imp).