Category Archives: Sunsong

Reflections on judging Dachshunds in Denmark

I was privileged to be invited to judge Longhaired and Wirehaired Dachshunds at the Danish Dachshund Club’s (DGK) regional championship show in Silkeborg on May 19th. The club had invited 3 judges, Charlotte Jacobsson and Jill Rhodin from Sweden, plus me. There were two, back-to-back, shows; one in the morning and one in the afternoon …

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Almond’s puppies are 7 weeks old – latest photos

Hard to believe the pups will start going to their new homes in a week’s time. They’ve had lots of visitors over the past few weeks and all seem pretty chilled about life. They’re off to the vets for microchips on Thursday. Very well-behaved puppies and very good about going outside to toilet. Pity the weather’s …

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KC launches Critique-writing App

In a surprise announcement and following hot on the heels of the new KC Academy course on critique-writing, we understand that an App is also to be launched on 1st April. This will enable judges to auto-generate critiques and submit them automatically to the dog press. The Press Release says: Following the KC’s downstream reorganisation …

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Almond’s puppies are 5 weeks old – lots of visitors now!

The pups have been spending time outside (before we had the snow) and enjoy playing in the garden. The big dogs are very good with them and Goril would like to take over being Mum. They are sleeping without Almond overnight now and are a very contented litter. We have a regular stream of visitors …

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Almond’s puppies are 4 weeks old – worming and toenail time!

The pups are now around 2 kg and it was time for worming and toenail trimming again today. They are enjoying their solid food but Mum is still topping them up. Here are the latest pictures.

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