Good morning, Bloggers. WELKS went off very well and Tim was delighted with BPIB with his youngster. It was lovely to see Elwyn at the ringside again. From what I could gather he's being well looked after by Tina and Sandra. We have a new junior handler coming through the ranks. Meet 6 year old Luca, Julie Brooks's grandson who did a splendid job showing Doehay Heart of Darkness at Terrier Club of South Wales last Sunday.
He was very confident and wanted to do it all by himself and he would have if he'd had a step to stand on! We made sure he had a special rosette to remember his day. The whole family turned out to support. Solo went BOB with Julie's puppy dog, Doehay Heartstrings, winning BP. The Sealyhams turned out in force and there were eight in open.
We were a bit concerned when Jen Lacey failed to show up so I rang when I got home and she had had an horrendous day. Her puppy, Cora, had been really ill with a tummy bug and she had to rush her to the emergency vet. She spent all day sleeping on Jen's lap and had to be given fluids by syringe. I'm pleased to say that the antibiotics have worked and she is right as rain.
Andrea came to support and was upset that she had lost her Bedlington/poodle cross. She would love to help out with Blue but her work commitments mean that she couldn't give him the attention he needs. She has been in touch with the people who are fostering him and is arranging to walk him. We'll be at The National Show at Stafford on Saturday Bedlingtons are first in the ring at nine o'clock sharp. Hopefully I'll see some of you there. Enid
Thank you Enid pleased to read Cora is now well she has been missed at the open shows as she was entered and did not show at Marlborough on Monday! What a confident young man Luca is, I do hope he grows up to continue to love the world of dog showing. I feel sad for Andrea but do hope before long she will be able to adopt a new pal for “Boy”. We are not at the National unfortunately dates do clash and this weekend is a two day agility show, it is Asha’s first show and she is competing in the “Nursery Class”. It is going to be difficult keeping her under control but we will have fun! My thanks goes to Norman Ames who has kindly offered to take photos of the National class winners for the blog. Good luck to everyone showing!