Monthly Archives: October 2013

Working Breeds Club of Mashonaland – 29th of September 2013

Championship Show Dog Jumping and Obedience were held at the Kennel Club on 29 September 2013. The weather was sunny and extremly hot for this time of the year: over 32 Centigrade. The Dog jumping therefore started at 7.30 in the morning.

Judges were:
Mrs. A. Bowling-Scott:      Dog Jumping: Grades I, III & V
Miss G. McLaughlan:        Dog Jumping: Grades II, IV & VI

 

Spectators and competitors

Spectators and competitors

Competitors walking the jumping course before the start.

Competitors walking the jumping course before the start.

Competitors walking the jumping course before the start.

Competitors walking the jumping course before the start.

 

Jumping the tire

Jumping the tire

Jumping the tire

Jumping the tire

Jumping the tire

Jumping the tire

Jumping the tire

Jumping the tire

Jumping the tire

Jumping the tire

Jumping the tire

Jumping the tire

Prize giving

Prize giving

Prize giving

Prize giving

Prize giving

Prize giving

Prize giving

Prize giving

Prize giving

Prize giving

Prize giving

Prize giving

Prize giving

Prize giving

Prize giving

Prize giving

Animals

Today [2 October] is World Farm Animals Day
Friday [4 October] is the Feast Day of St.Francis of Assisi – patron saint of animals.

We love the following sayings :

  1. Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. ~George Eliot
  2. Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. ~Anatole France
  3. Lots of people talk to animals…. Not very many listen, though….That’s the problem. ~Benjamin Hoff, The Tao of Pooh
  4. The kind man feeds his beast before sitting down to dinner. ~Hebrew Proverb