I only breed an occasional litter and I do a lot research when I’m looking for a stud dog, because I want to produce puppies with the ability to do well in working tests and field trials, so as well as good health test results, the right temperament is of paramount importance to me.Last weekend […]
I entered fifteen month old Etive in the Cotswold and Wyevern Labrador Retriever Club’s puppy working test yesterday. She hasn’t really been out and about much because of covid, so I wondered what her reaction would be to all the other dogs and handlers, but she stayed calm and took everything in her stride. Etive […]
Corona virus has meant that there have been no working tests for over 18 months, so I thoroughly enjoyed competing in the URC open test in the Cotswolds on Sunday, even more so when Riska gained third place.Earlier this year Moidart had her first litter of puppies, so here are some photos of them.
2020 was certainly a strange year with no competitions to keep us on our toes, and it was very sad for my new puppy owners when they were not allowed to visit to view the litter and they had to choose their pup from photos; fortunately everybody was known to me, so this didn’t cause […]
The puppies have had a busy week, starting with their first ride in the car to visit Bourne Vets for their microchips, first vaccinations and health check. I had prepared them for the journey by putting the travel crates in with them for the last few days, so that they were used to getting into […]