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Returning to the subject of the KC Assured Breeder scheme which I was talking about in previous breed notes, it just so happened that John spotted our direct debit to the KC for £10 this month, being the annual remittance required with the scheme, which I think is a pitiful amount. Maybe the KC should increase this sum in order to pay their representatives properly thus putting the whole idea on a more professional footing. I wonder if we will get any “feed-back” from the visit – nothing heard up till now, so I just presume all was OK.
Had a great e mail from Patti Beedham with pictures from the Hovawart summer “camp” the Swiss club runs every year. Hovawarts and their owners are involved in every sort of outside activities –from mass sit stays, to team games, and tracking. I wish we had the sort of numbers that would make this sort of event possible in UK, although I understand from Patti that the level of fitness required, whilst not a problem for the dogs, might be a tad challenging for some owners!
Remember it’s 5th November this coming week, so consider your dogs, especially if they are nervous of thunder storms and sudden bangs. We had our bonfire night a week early because it was half term, and the grand-children look forward to it. The dogs loved all the noise and excitement, but the big “Guy” made out of John’s pyjamas terrified Acorn!