COVER 2012 MARCH

Cover photo courtesy Nina Johnsr�d, Norway, features Walter and Nina, Walter is Nvch Int Nord uch WW-10 Don’s Super Solid Tank photo is by Janne Arnesen Folkenborg … read more …


EDITORIAL 2012 MARCH CLUMBERS by Jan Irving

The three month periods roll around so fast, particularly in summer months, here we are again! I haven’t started but am seriously musing over the first edition of the printed version, so if you have a favourite story let me know, or it may not get into the book! On books, we are … read more …


AROUND THE WORLD OF CLUMBERS by extra snippets of Clumber news

The death of a foundation is, well, never easy: Welladays Basic Instinct (Stone) died last Friday (Feb 17) at the age of 13 years. We are so sorry for this beautiful female, 13 years ago we bought her from Marie Louise from the Welladays Kennel, Stone was the beginning of our kennel. Her first litter … read more …


POPULATION GENETICS AND BREEDING by John Armstrong

When Mendel’s work was rediscovered at the beginning of the twentieth century, the new field of Genetics went in several directions. The T. H. Morgan (1) school quickly got tired of crossing green to yellow peas and moved on to discovering white-eyed fruit flies, linkage and genetic maps. The Garrod (2) school started trying to … subscribers only … or click here to find out about subscribing


HUGHENDEN MANOR, WHERE RESTS TWITCH, A CLUMBER SPANIEL by Anita Roberts

Hughenden Manor, owned by the National Trust, is a red brick Georgian mansion, located in High Wycombe, Bucks. The house sits on the brow of a hill where it has fine views of the Chilterns countryside. The Victorian Prime Minster, Benjamin Disraeli lived here from 1848 to 1881. He purchased the manor with the help … subscribers only … or click here to find out about subscribing


THE 5CS THAT MAKE EACH AND EVERY DOG – CONSTITUTION by Barbara Irving BVSc
Part of a long series of comprehensive articles Barbara Irving has successfully bred dogs for over 50 years. This experience and her knowledge as a Veterinary Surgeon are combined here to give an informative view of the dog. Dr Irving is the author of THE PUPPY BOOK, DOG BREEDING ITS REALITY & PRACTICALITY, and HOW … subscribers only … or click here to find out about subscribing


CLUMBER SCRAPBOOK : BOOK ONE, CHAPTER FOUR by Jan Irving

This is a recent addition, from a working friend (with Springers, who actually died recently) it is the report from The Shooting Gazette of the Kennel Club All-Aged Stake for Any Variety Spaniels (except Cocker & English Springers). And can you see the results, bottom right hand corner? 1st = Clumber! and three … subscribers only … or click here to find out about subscribing


COI – the Co-efficient of Inbreeding, does it matter? by Jan Irving

There is considerable confusion about Co-efficient of Inbreeding. Alas, sorry, this article probably will not unravel all the mysteries, but it may clarify the scene in your mind just slightly. The idea for an article was spurned by most sites/programs not spelling out which formula they use and over how many generations the COI … subscribers only … or click here to find out about subscribing


CLUMBERS, CLUMBERS, AND JUST MORE FABULOUS CLUMBERS

Not long ago I thought, hmm, I wonder if a Facebook group would be a good place to collect photos to share with readers, a lot of magazine Clumbers readers are on Facebook and a huge number of Clumber owners are active there already, so I set up a group to make it easier … subscribers only … or click here to find out about subscribing


SEE HOW THEY GROW by Jan Irving

This article was inspired by many years of musing, but most recently by my latest litter, the F litter, that yielded a singleton, more shortly, and also a desire to really decide how much you can see in a pup, and what that pup will grow into. I remember while doing the … subscribers only … or click here to find out about subscribing


2011 AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND POINT SCORES by Jan Irving

After the three month delay to allow everyone an equal chance to post their results, we can now announce the magazine Clumbers Annual Award winners, call by http://www.erinrac.com/results/admin/finalorder.php?scoreyear=2011&numberofshows=358&dogs=55 We saw 55 Clumbers competing at 358 events across Australia and New Zealand … read more …


DOG GAMES – BALANCE by Jan Irving

from DOG GAMES a collection of games for you and your dog and friends at fun days, parties or anywhere! Thirty games where dogs are welcome & dogs actually join in with the fun by JAN IRVING published by ERINRAC ENTERPRISES available through https://www.createspace.com/3628633 and Amazon.com Thirty games are provided and most are supplemented with … read more …


CLUMBER LOVE STORY

Just found this, free book The Clumber Love Story Ebook By Janet Roberts Rating: Not yet rated. Published: Dec. 01, 2011 Extended Description the 4th Duke of Newcastle was a sad and unhappy man until he met and married 18 year-old Georgiana in 1807. he took his bride to Clumber house, a fine mansion in the middle of Sherwood … subscribers only … or click here to find out about subscribing


BREEDING

Quotes and information about breeding … subscribers only … or click here to find out about subscribing


SHOWING

Great tips and ideas on how to improve your handling/showing techniques … subscribers only … or click here to find out about subscribing


TRAINING

Quotes and information about training … subscribers only … or click here to find out about subscribing