10 Steps to getting your dog ready for a show

By Eilis Keady, PROFESSIONAL DOG GROOMER, in Claregalway Brush out your dog’s coat (making sure to take out any mats before bath). This also removes loose hair and makes grooming after washing easier. Do any prebath clipping as required. Trim toenails (be careful not to cut too close to the quick). Safer to do it […]

5 Top Tips on Dog Showing

5 tips from Sam Walsh, champion breeder and showing with her Dobermans. Purchase a pup from a breeder actually shows their dogs, not just someone who says they do. Attend dog shows to see how its done. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Find out if there are any ring craft classes in your area […]

Q&A for Dog Showing

Sam Walsh has been very successful showing her prizewinning Dobermans in both Ireland and UK. She also occasionally breeds her dogs, giving her great insight into show dogs from puppy to champion. I asked Sam some basic questions to help get you started in the world of dog showing. Q: How is a dog/pup staked up? A: A […]