Category Archives: Sunsong

Guess which Sunsong Wire Dachshund couldn’t track the skin off a rice pudding?

We had a great time at the WHDC Fun Day today. Cadbury, Goril, Foxy and Opal all had a go at the tracking exercise. They had to follow a trail that had been laid this morning and find a dead bunny. You’d think the 3 Norwegians with their working pedigrees would win hands-down but it …

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Champion Opal’s photoshoot

Those of you who have seen Opal at shows will know she was recently awarded her 3rd Challenge Certificate, qualifying her for the title of Champion Hella’s Øzlem at Sunsong (subject to KC confirmation). We’ve spent a couple of days trying to take a decent picture of her so we can put an advert together …

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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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