CRUFTS 2012 by Jan Irving

2012 Crufts has made major headline news for Clumbers around the world with the issuing of a ‘fail’ health certificate for the Best of Breed which meant this famous and very successful bitch was unable to compete for Best in Group.   Video of...

ARTICLES COMING UP

I recently surveyed Facebook users for ideas on articles – and the following series is in planning. If you would like to contribute or suggest other topics, please contact me. ~ information on choosing a stud dog ~ information on toe nail cutting ~ information...

MASTERCLASS by Graham Constable

MASTER CLASS WITH CHAMPION DOG TRAINER DAVID LISETT AT BUCCLEUCH KENNELS It was a normal working day back in March 2010 when my mobile rang about mid-morning. �This is the Shooting Times; do you remember entering a competition back in October to do with Chudleys dog...

WELCOME TO THE NEW CLUMBER CLUB IN FINLAND!

Finland again hosts a Clumber club, contact details are: MEMBERS, SECRETARY, WEB MASTER Nora Rajala Karinkuja 5 13210 H�meenlinna nora.rajala@gmail.com PUPPY INFORMATION Katja Lehtonen Huittulantie 328 37700 S��ksm�ki tassutiimi@pp.inet.fi   Further committee...

GREAT RESOURCES

Here are some webinars and like resources that should interest breeders and owners. ASAP LABS Webinar Programme 2012 http://asaplab.ontraport.net/c/2/6159/19148/1/12/1776/1337063447 All webinars will be recorded and available on the company’s website for future...

ANOTHER PART OF CRUFTS by Graham Constable

Members of The Working Clumber Society (WCSS) had success at Crufts this year. With a lot of very good looking Clumbers from all over the world, Jackie Crawford with Xon, Margret Hughes with Aoife and Heather Myers with Cloud along with Chris and Carol Page, Jan...

FOR THE DIEHARD CLUMBER COLLECTOR

Had an alert about the auction of two chairs which had belonged to one of the Dukes of Newcastle, out of my price range but what an interesting collecting pieces these would have made – the lot was passed in.   His Grace The Duke of Newcastle’s...

CLOUD NINE by Heather Mayes

Cloud is my first Clumber and this came about in a very spontaneous way  I went to get my Springer Spaniel bitch covered by a stud dog from Essex in May 2006 and while I was there I caught sight of a gorgeous Clumber spaniel Molly. I had seen some at the game fairs...

WORKING TESTS UK by: Graham Constable

Editor: Part of the long ladder to field trialing, in the United Kingdom, is the participation in Working Tests, which are a valuable assessment of how training is progressing and the dog’s aptitude. Our special thanks to Graham Constable for bringing these...

BOOKS COMING – SOON! by: Jan Irving

I know, last issue, I was musing over when I would find time to get the two new books out – but it rained, rained, and then rained a bit more, so I found time to do computing! I only have a few more illustrations to sort out for The 5Cs, and having chosen and...

NEW CLUMBER BOOK

Eileen Sutherland attended Crufts 2012 and has added the new photo book to her range of great records of this event at Blurb.com, see http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/3077380...

NEW CLUMBER PRINT by: Jean Bates

New limited edition print just received. New to me anyway – actually done in 2007. Waiting Game. 16 x 10 limited edition of 150 copies, signed with certificate of authenticity. Long lasting pigment based inks on heavyweight, acid free, watercolour paper. Dog...

2013 USA SPECIALTY

APRIL 27 – MAY 5, 2013 The Clumber Spaniel Club of America is coming to Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, with hunting to begin April 27 and many other events leading up to the national specialty on May 2, a regional specialty on May 3 and nearby trailer shows May 4-5....

CONTENTS ISSUE 126 JUNE 2012

EDITORIAL 2012 JUNE CLUMBERS by Jan Irving Well, with the buzz around Crufts, I actually penned the next line in March – fancy doing an editorial for a June issue in March! Subscribers now have access to some news from Crufts, the video interview with the Best...