Hello to all Papillon folk!
At last some milder weather for most of us. However, to say its been rather soggy in the south would be an understatement. Most paps hate going out in the wet and I keep getting that ‘do you seriously except us to go out there’ look.
Main results from South Wales Papillon Club Open Show, Judge Evan Ryan.
BIS awarded to Sophie Langdon’s Shadowknight Ebony Rose of Skyvana
RBIS, BOS and BVIS was Susan Stanbury’s Inixia Delightful Dan JW
BPIS Dee Olof’s Tarnock Runaway Ruby
BPhIS Sue Morrell’s Serenglade Leap of Faith for Temelora
Special mention for Hazel Malcolm’s son Craig, 2nd in his first ever junior handling class! Looks like everyone enjoyed their day.
Rosemarie Hobson’s Kenzo at just 16wks old passed his Good Citizen Puppy Foundation, good job!
Maskell’s Tasha on Bank Holiday Monday at Dunstable Won Best Puppy in Breed and Puppy Group 1, Judges Rachel Wray and Leila Tarabad. At UK Toy their Niobe won her class and the final points for herJW under judge Caroline Lee-Slater.
At Exonian Canine Association. Margaret and Susie Orchard’s Lottie (Ringland Yoko’s Solo at Panspayon ShCM) won Open Bitch, Best of Breed, and then went on to win the Toy Group. Susan Stanbury won Best Puppy in Breed and Puppy Group 1 with Wolfie (Inixia Fully Charged), and Hazel Malcolm was Reserve Best of Breed with Buzz (Feorlig It Must’ve Been Love).
Breed judge Mrs Claire Champion (Lankcombe).
Well done everyone!
Nina Rajala’s Piikachu´s Best Start at Zanimo’s at Easter Celebration Kennel Club show on 31st of March and 1st of April won three classes and was second on her fourth one. She won: Small 1-4 jumping combined, Small 1-4 combined agility and 1st in Small 1-5 graded jumping. She was placed second on Small 1-4 combined agility – and she moved up to grade 5.
South Western Toy Dog Club Open Show, which had to be cancelled due bad weather conditions, has been re-scheduled for July 1st 2018. Papillons have a change of judge. It will now be Irene Jennings, as Michelle Osborne is judging South Wales Papillon Club’s Open Show in April, next year.
Bath Championship Show 2019
From next year groups will rotate which means that toys will be on Monday 27th May 2019.
Postal entries for Southern Counties Championship Show close 17th April
Some Open shows closing
Christchurch, Hereford, Chelmsford, North West Canine, South Eastern Toy, Dover, Coventry and Tunbridge Wells.
If I Didn’t Have A Dog, author not known.
If I didn’t have a dog I could walk around the back yard barefoot without worry. My house could be carpeted instead of tiled. My clothing, furniture and other belongings would be free of hair.
When the doorbell rings, my home wouldn’t sound like a kennel. I could sit on the couch or lie in my bed the way I want to, without taking into consideration how much space she needs to be comfortable. I would not have strange presents under the Christmas tree like bones, stuffed animals, toys and treats…nor would I have to explain why I wrap them.
I would have no guilt about going on holiday. I would not be on a first name basis with three veterinarians, as I put their kids through college. The most used words in my vocabulary would not be sit, stay, down, come, go pee pee.
My house would not be cordoned off into zones with baby gates and barriers. My pockets would not contain things like poop bags, treats, and an extra lead. My house wouldn’t look like a daycare center with toys strewn everywhere. I would not have to spell out the words, BALL, Treat, bye-bye, walk.
If I didn’t have a dog…. how truly empty my life would be.
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