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Be Prepared for the Weather
Be Prepared for the Weather
After preparing your dog for a dog show the last thing you need is to be faced with adverse weather conditions either travelling to the show or when you arrive. To…...
Benching and Tents at Dog Shows
Benching and Tents at Dog Shows
Tents and benches give the dog and its owner a base where they can be seated and groomed. The size of a bench is determined by the size of the breed of dog....
How to Save Money While Showing Your Dog
How to Save Money While Showing Your Dog
With a little planning and investigation you will be able to continue enjoying your dog shows without it costing a fortune....
Know the Class Your Dog is Showing in
Know the Class Your Dog is Showing in
It’s up to you to check what ring your breed will be judged in. Keep an eye out for late changes in the press or at the show...
Making Friends When Showing Dogs
Making Friends When Showing Dogs
Starting out as an exhibitor may feel lonely but before long you will have many friends within your breed and amongst other dog showing people....
Quiz: Is Dog-showing Right for You?
Quiz: Is Dog-showing Right for You?
A quiz to find out if you have the right habits and attitudes to enjoy dog showing as a hobby....
Ring Stewards
Ring Stewards
A ring steward is essential for the smooth running of the show ring and to guide the exhibitors and judges while the classes are being judged. Stewarding is a…...
Show Etiquette
Show Etiquette
There are strict rules for dog exhibiting and there is also show etiquette. Much of this is common sense but it pays to be aware....
What Equipment to Take to a Show
What Equipment to Take to a Show
With practice you will know what to take to each dog show. No one wants to carry too much equipment, especially when you have a long walk from the car park to the…...
What is a Judge Looking For?
What is a Judge Looking For?
A judge should have the integrity to assess each dog before him against its given breed standard without looking up the lead to the owner of the dog....
What to do if Your Dog Won't Show
What to do if Your Dog Won't Show
So you’ve started showing your dog, you are both doing well and then comes the day when he doesn’t want to show. He could be shying away from the judge, become a bag…...
Where to Stay with Your Dog
Where to Stay with Your Dog
Never expect to turn up at a hotel and gain admittance with your dog. Book beforehand and make careful plans before setting out then you and your canine companion will…...
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