Greyhounds 19th September 2019

The Kennel Club General Committee approved a recommendation from the Dog Show Promotion Working Party to introduce six new all-breed championship shows, last year on a three-year trial basis, of which Darlington Dog Show Society was one.  As part of this agreement it was stated that the group days must rotate each year to provide…

Greyhounds 3rd September 2019

Last week saw the 75th anniversary of City of Birmingham Championship show and the team involved certainly went that extra mile for their exhibitors. It was lovely that all the rings were carpeted, even in the ‘cattle sheds’. The main ring looked super with its white wicket fencing and circus like ribbons in the ceiling…

Greyhounds 27th August 2019

Well what wonderful bank holiday weather we all had! The Scottish Kennel Club had its summer championship show at Edinburgh, greyhounds had classes but sadly only one entered. BOB was Kathy Spacey’s Inchydoney Memories North Star at Hallimanes. Whilst there Kathy decided to give ‘Mr Patapouf’ a go in the Good Citizens Bronze test, which…

Greyhounds 6th August 2019

Sorry for no notes last week, will try to catch up here! After all the hot weather we had been having, Leeds was mercifully cooler. Well known hound specialist Jenny Startup was judging our breed and she had 19 dogs entered with only one absent. There was a reasonable wait for judging as we were…

Greyhounds 23rd July 2019

Finally some real sunny days again, so it’s up early with the hounds for their walks before the heat of the day sets in. No championship shows this weekend for greyhounds but some really good wins from around the open show circuit for greyhounds. Firstly new comer to the breed, Elaine Bogart had a super…