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Breed Notes 9th May 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: May 6th, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS I am writing these notes on the first weekend in May, there were no Ch shows scheduled, but the following Friday 8th May would have been Pastoral day at Birmingham National, and VE day with the May Bank Holiday day being moved to the Friday. The National had planned a special VE Day […]

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Breed Notes 1st May 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: May 1st, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS I am writing these notes on Sunday 26th April, when a number of us in normal times would have been at WELKS. Whether we have any shows this year remains too been seen, but at the moment the most important thing is to stay safe, and hope that the scientists find a cure […]

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Breed Notes 24th April 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: April 23rd, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS I have three dog shows to report on this week, ok on line ones but dogs shows never the less. The first  is the Our Dogs show with judges Lisa Croft Elliott and Zena Thorn Andrews, where from 1600 photo entries Jenny & Isaac Shorer-Wheeler & Kirsty Irvine’s, Ch Arnscroft Di Nah Mo […]

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Breed Notes 17th April 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: April 17th, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS As if we did not have enough to worry about with the Coronavirus, for our Canine friends there have been more reports recently of Alabama Rot, one in a dog that is walked in woods near us, but I know there have also been cases in Scotland recently. The Rot seems to thrive […]

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Breed Notes 10th April 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: April 10th, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS I am writing these notes on Palm Sunday, normally I would have been to church and been given a small Palm, but like everyone else life is so different now. I am sure like me, many of you have friends who think that they either have or have had the virus, some have […]

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Breed Notes 4th April 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: April 3rd, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS How are you all? What a couple of weeks it has been, we are in lock down and we have no idea how long it will go on for, but if it helps to save lives that is all that matters. I used to think how quickly the days were going by, but […]

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Breed Notes 27th March 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: March 27th, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS I am writing these notes on 22nd March, Mother’s day and I still find it very difficult to get my head around the fact that just 2weeks ago, I was coming back from Crufts, having spent 2 days there doing Discover Dogs on the Friday, and then the breed the following day. There […]

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Breed Notes 21st March 2020

Posted on: March 21st, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS Not quite sure how to start these notes, back in January at Boston and Manchester Ch shows, Coronavirus was something that was affecting people in China. We could not possibly have imagined that about 10 weeks later it would be impacting so heavily on our lives. Now with the latest guidance from the […]

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Breed Notes 13th March 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: March 13th, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS As we all know Crufts went ahead as planned. I expect when the final attendance figures are in they will be down, which is only to be expected and not helped by the fact that Mars, pulled out their Royal Canin and James Wellbeloved stands just 48hrs before the show was due to […]

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Breed Notes 6th March 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: March 6th, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS As I write these breed notes Crufts wilI be going ahead, and I hope that when you read them Crufts will have started, and that the Coronavirus will not have accelerated to a point, where large gatherings have to be cancelled or  postponed. Nineteen years ago in 2001 Crufts was postponed not for […]

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Breed Notes 28th February 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: February 28th, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS Crufts is almost here, somehow in spite of all the adverts for it, suddenly it seems to be here. Then, once it is over the Ch show season will soon get into full swing. Before that there are open shows taking place with Buhunds classes, and I am happy to say with successes […]

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Breed Notes 21st February 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: March 13th, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS National Working and Pastoral Breeds Society Open Show was held on the Saturday 15th February at Ryton, the day storm Dennis decided to make an appearance. We also had a committee meeting, which meant we could show the dogs and then have a room for the meeting, this works very well boosting entries […]

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Breed Notes 14th February 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: February 16th, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS Rather sad notes this week as on 31st January Gail Hussey died, after a short stay in hospital. It was such a shock for everyone who knew her, especially the Buhund community as she had judged us only 7 weeks earlier at LKA. This was her seventh time of giving CCs in the […]

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Breed Notes 7th February 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: February 16th, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS On the 25th January Brenda and Tony Bethell rose early and headed with 3 dogs to the National Show Centre, Cloghran Dublin for the Prestigious Navan Dog Show ‘Best of the Best Super Match’. There was an entry of 432 with 4 rings in operation. One for the adult males with over a […]

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Breed Notes 31st January 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: February 2nd, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS I am sure many of you will have heard of Buhunds doing Barn Hunts in the US. The sport is based on the hunting team work where rat catchers and their dogs used to travel the country side, ridding farms of the  vermin which we all know can cause a  great deal of […]

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Breed Notes 24th January 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: January 24th, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS. Last year Manchester was the first of the new all breeds Ch shows, giving CCs to all breeds that have them for a 3yr trial period. This year they were celebrating the fact that they were founded in 1861. It is of course the last show where you can qualify for Crufts, as […]

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Breed Notes 7th February 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: February 8th, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS On the 25th January Brenda and Tony Bethell rose early and headed with 3 dogs to the National Show Centre, Cloghran Dublin for the Prestigious Navan Dog Show ‘Best of the Best Super Match’. There was an entry of 432 with 4 rings in operation. One for the adult males with over a […]

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Breed Notes 17th January 2020 MArgaret Deuchar

Posted on: January 15th, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS Most Championship shows go back many years, Crufts itself started in 1891, but Boston & District Canine Society show was only given Championship show status 13 yrs ago. The society held its first limited show in 1949 followed in 1952 with an open show; however, it was not until 37yrs later in 1989 […]

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Breed Notes 10th January 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: January 10th, 2020

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS Congratulations to Margaret Garvie with Ch Rhialis Phyche ShCM  and Sarah Stonton with Ch Arnscroft In Di Ana Jack RL1EX, who have been confirmed as Joint Top Dogs in the Breed for 2019 as announced in ‘Our Dogs’. Phyche is home bred by Margaret and is by Ch /Am Ch Visions Dino of […]

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Breed Notes 3rd January 2020 Margaret Deuchar

Posted on: December 30th, 2019

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS I hope you all had a good Christmas; we now look forward to a new decade and a new show season which will soon be in full swing. In the meantime, I thought you might be interested to know how breeders choose their Affix (Registered Kennel Name). Some of course are obvious, like […]

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