238 Photos - Sep 16, 2012
Photo: Galu Border Collie really, really wanted to tug with Will instead of training! Think this has now sprung up to top my favourite pictures!Photo: Don't worry, Will isn't upset, he's just exhausted after tugging with Galu!Photo: No Galu, you don't deserve any treats for that behaviour!Photo: Henry Whippet and Lily about to start the Obstacle CoursePhoto: Billy Springer Spaniel and Oscar in Best Child HandlerPhoto: Best Child Handler in full swing...Photo: So gorgeous! Billy Springer SpanielPhoto: So Will decided to try his luck with a bigger and less boisterous dog...Photo: Brian Labradoodle and WillPhoto: Georgina takes over as Galu's handler and seems to have him under control... nice heelwork Georgina!Photo: Will looks relieved with his new partner, Brian Labradoodle, who's putting his best paw forward...Photo: Sharks game in actionPhoto: Jackie with Charlie Golden RetrieverPhoto: Speed Race for the younger generation about to start...Photo: Jamie Golden (maybe the most photographed dog on the day by people who don't own him?!)Photo: Looking shifty there Hamish Golden!Photo: Hamish GoldenPhoto: Maggie-May Lab XPhoto: Zac Setter X looking particularly tired... long day?!Photo: Richard with Stanley German Shepherd in his arms.Photo: Jackie with Charlie Golden, Lorraine with Maggie-May and Jamie in the foreground?Photo: Jamie GoldenPhoto: I love this photo of Merlin. It looks like he's been to the hairdressers for highlights! Red and white ones... He's a gorgeous boy! I wonder what he was thinking when this shot was taken?Photo: Henry Whippet!Photo: Henry Whippet again...Photo: Jamie GoldenPhoto: Brian LabradoodlePhoto: Brian LabradoodlePhoto: Brian Labradoodle begging...Photo: Beautiful Zac Setter XPhoto: Now who's a happy chappy?Photo: Brian Labradoodle caught in the wind...Photo: Now that is a beautiful shot of Billy Springer Spaniel!Photo: Billy Springer SpanielPhoto: Billy Springer SpanielPhoto: Galu Border ColliePhoto: Galu Border ColliePhoto: Jasper GoldenPhoto: Jasper GoldenPhoto: Jasper GoldenPhoto: Charlie GoldenPhoto: more Charlie Golden...Photo: Getting ready for the Snaffle The Sausage race...Photo: Galu Border ColliePhoto: Galu Border Collie after a face lift?Photo: Line up for Snaffle The Sausage!Photo: Snaffle the sausage in full succession!Photo: Charlie Golden, Maggie-May Lab X and Zac Setter X in Snaffle the sausage. See the look Zac is giving Maggie-May? It is like he's trying to work out if she will get upset if he comes and helps her finish her sausages... he obviously decided that she wouldn't mind! Bless him!Photo: Maggie-May and Zac are fighting over Maggie-May's last sausage... Zac doesn't realise that he's helping her win by eating her sausages instead of his own!Photo: Brian is taking Snaffle the Sausage with an air of indifference... what is the rush all about?!Photo: Brian Labradoodle on the hunt for his very last sausage...Photo: Looks like Maggie-May has decided to help Charlie Golden with his sausages, since Zac had hers!Photo: Love this picture! How did Neve NOT fall over after this move? I'm pretty sure she didn't fall... Brilliant photo, Rob!Photo: The usual mayhem in Snaffle the Sausage... I don't think there has been one year when the dogs have gone in a straight line eating only their own sausages...Photo: What is going on Neve? Did Jamie just bite you? Did someone cheat? What?What?What?Photo: Awh! Harvey Cocker Spaniel... what a gorgeous picture of him...Photo: Harvey CockerPhoto: Brian Labradoodle looking very handsomePhoto: Who's a handsome boy then, Brian?Photo: Jamie Golden with a very pink tongue!Photo: Jamie GoldenPhoto: Crazy eyes Galu...Photo: That's better!Photo: Lisa and Ralph Labradoodle in the middle of their Best Trick routine... they were so good!Photo: Henry WhippetPhoto: Hihihi... love it! Cheeky monkey Henry....Photo: Sid? No, it's Henry Whippet!  (for those who haven't seen Ice Age, Sid is a cartoon character)Photo: Gorgeous Fetunia... that is Fate Labrador to you...Photo: Taste good, did it, Fate?Photo: Beautiful Fate Labrador. Now isn't that a lovely picture?Photo: Maggie-May Lab XPhoto: Ticklish, Maggie-May?Photo: What are you doing mum?Photo: Maggie-May Lab X having a laugh?Photo: Merlin Whippet XPhoto: A bit of socialising in the wait between games...Photo: Anne and Gretl Golden X in the middle of their Best TrickPhoto: Merlin Whippet X showing off his jumping skills...Photo: Gathering up for Sharks?Photo: Ralph LabradoodlePhoto: Ralph Labradoodle looking into his bright future?!Photo: Ralph Labradoodle - I'm a winner!Photo: Galu Border Collie enjoying his Fun DayPhoto: Milo Golden made a flying visit... a gorgeous boy from classes a few years back.Photo: Merlin Whippet X with one of his winnings...Photo: Not sure which game we are gearing up for here...Photo: Dicer Lab running with his favourite girl, Fate...Photo: What is happening with your hairdo, Harvey? Trying out a mohikan?Photo: Aaah, now there is a beautiful boy! Dicer Labrador... Love him to bits!Photo: Now that is the perfect picture to capture a fun day! Lily and Holly with their most favourite dog Henry Whippet.Photo: Lily, Henry and HollyPhoto: more instructions for games...Photo: oh this could get messy...Photo: Milo Golden RetrieverPhoto: Dicer LabradorPhoto: Jamie Golden and Stanley German Shepherd saying hello... dog style!Photo: Stanley German ShepherdPhoto: People everywhere...Photo: Zac Setter XPhoto: Hamish Golden and NinaPhoto: Hamish Golden and Lotti SpinonePhoto: Just guessing, but I think it is Charlie Golden to the left and I know it is Hamish Golden to the right. What is it with white Golden boys and blue harnesses? Very confusing!Photo: Goldens Goldens, everywhere Goldens!Photo: Ralph Labradoodle with Lisa, Lotti Spinone with Sarah, Harvey Cocker with PippaPhoto: I just wish I knew what Kerry is laughing at... and what is Paul doing in Brian's mouth?Photo: Did Paul just do the tap on the shoulder joke?Photo: Dicer LabPhoto: Hehehe...Photo: Henry Whippet and a new client... I think her name is Bella and she's a Cockerpoo. Very sweet picture!Photo: Stanley German Shepherd eagerly awaiting a treat, by the look of things?!Photo: Merlin Whippet X who won the Waggiest TailPhoto: Merlin Whippet X with wind in his ears...Photo: Gathering up for The Best Looking PoochPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Was it the beard that won him a second place in the Best Looking Pooch?Photo: Oscar and Lily Golden RetrieverPhoto: Photo: Dicer Lab showing off his ball skills with mum RechaPhoto: Photo: Brian Labradoodle trying to hypnotize a treat to jump into his mouth...Photo: Jamie Golden with NevePhoto: Photo: Photo: Lily with her best dog Henry Whippet, then Lorraine with Maggie-May Lab X, Holly with Billy Springer, LIsa with Ralph Labradoodle and in the furthest away standing two legged is Charlie GoldenPhoto: Hang on to that lead Lily!Photo: Such a handsome fella!Photo: Photo: Photo: Lorraine and Maggie-May Lab XPhoto: Pretty girl, Maggy-MayPhoto: In the forefront Galu Border Collie with handler GeorginaPhoto: Photo: Galu Border ColliePhoto: Holly with Billy Springer SpanielPhoto: Holly and Billy Springer in his attempt to win Best Looking PoochPhoto: Photo: Jackie and Charlie GoldenPhoto: Now there is a handsome boy!Photo: Lisa and Ralph LabradoodlePhoto: Photo: Photo: Nina and Hamish GoldenPhoto: Hamish Golden showing his love for ballsPhoto: Love this picture! So full of joy and life. Rob has captured another brilliant moment...Photo: Photo: Sarah and Lotti SpinonePhoto: Is that a camera?Photo: No, no, don't take photos of me!Photo: Slobber kisses!Photo: Gretl Golden Retriever X, one of the prettiest dogs I've ever seen...Photo: Photo: Photo: Claire with her 'monkeys' Oscar and Lily GoldenPhoto: I don't know any other dogs that are so good at the 'sit and look up adoringly at the person with the treats' trick, as these two...Photo: Photo: Tom and Claire with Merlin Whippet XPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Lisa and Ralph LabradoodlePhoto: Hughie Labrador looking good...Photo: Photo: Photo: Ralph has been shot! Is he dead? There was an audiable sigh of relief from the audience when he got up again!Photo: Photo: Neve and Jamie Golden during their best trickPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Kerry showing off Brian's roll over skills (he did 3 in a row!)Photo: Another favourite picture! Rob (Henry Whippet's dad who took most of the photos in this album) has taken the shot at just the right moment. It looks like Brian is about to give Kerry a nip in the bottom... makes me chuckle every time! What they are really doing is showing off Brians ability to weave between human legs (it is a lucky thing both Kerry and Paul are such tall owners!)Photo: Lily and Henry showing off their tricks. Shame you can't really capture 'jiggy jiggy' on camera (jiggy jiggy is what we call it when Henry starts bouncing his back end up and down and sideways when you tickle his romp...)Photo: Stanley German Shepherd playing dead as part of his best trickPhoto: Did you all see that?! It was pretty cool, no?!Photo: Ralph Labradoodle having a cuddle with mum LisaPhoto: Beautiful Stanley who won 3rd prize in Personality of the dayPhoto: Natasha and Tamsin explaining what their trick is... Tilly doesn't seem to want to take part at this stage...Photo: Photo: That is more like it! Tilly doing a jump up together with Tamsin (they were doing all the moves together in their routine)Photo: Photo: Love this photo too... This is Tilly and Tamsin after being 'shot' by NatashaPhoto: Anne and Gretl Golden Retriever X preparing for their trickPhoto: Finishing the trick with a run between Anne's legs and coming back into a sitPhoto: Photo: Neve and Jamie preparing their trickPhoto: Richard and Stanley who won 3rd prize with their TrickPhoto: Should I be worried that so many of the tricks involved the dogs getting shot? Hmmm....Photo: Photo: Harvey Cocker is on the move!Photo: Now that is love...Photo: Photo: Beautiful Brian Labradoodle who won 1st prize in Personality of the dayPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Getting ready for SharksPhoto: We had 17 entries for Sharks and despite most of them being Intermediate dogs, the Sharks was won by Harvey Cocker who has barely started his training... Well done Pippa and Harvey!Photo: Claire and Oscar Golden and in the background Jo with Fate Lab, Dale with Zac Setter X, Claire with Merlin, Sarah with Lotti Spinone, Nina with Hamish Golden, Lily and Holly, Kerry with Brian LabradoodlePhoto: Claire with Henry Whippet, Pippa with Harvey Cocker and Jo with Jasper GoldenPhoto: Kerry and Brian LabradoodlePhoto: Lisa with Ralph Labradoodle, Claire with Henry Whippet, Jo with Fate LabradorPhoto: Photo: Awwh! Ted the Puggle. I defy anyone to come near him and not need to cuddle...Photo: Oh action shot! This is the spoon race in full motion. Love it!Photo: Anne and Gretl Golden Retriever X heading towards their 1st prize in Spoon Race Slalom!Photo: Line up for the Fastest RecallPhoto: Recall completed, but who won?Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Dicer LabradorPhoto: Distance Control competition... Dicer in the forefront came 2nd, only beaten by Stanley German Shepherd by a technicality. They had gone past the 20 meter line in their last round...Photo: Lotti Spinone who is so reliable with distance control, got disqualified for crawling forward in her downs...Photo: Gretl Golden Retriever X and Brian LabradoodlePhoto: Gorgeous! Stanley German Shepherd in the forefront and Brian Labradoodle at the backPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: 1 minute Stay. We started with so many and ended with 2 dogs fighting it out past 6 minutes and with heavy distractionsPhoto: This must have been a very early shot, as the dogs dropped off (got out of their stays) quite quickly in the beginning...Photo: Is Gretl thinking about leaving her spot?Photo: Photo: Photo: 1 minute Toy Retrieve and Lotti won 2nd prize for at least showing an interest in the toys. None retrieved though...Photo: Photo: Musical Chairs Advanced. We had some trouble getting past the first round, but after that it was fairly smooth sailing. Such a fun game to watch!Photo: Photo: Brian Labradoodle on the run...Photo: Brian and Ralph Labradoodle, 2 of my favourite boys!Photo: Photo: A new little star for next years Fun Day perhaps? Bella Cockerpoo who hasn't even started her training at DogBasics yet...