Nice to be able to keep up with some of the Barbets who have come through here. Vera was a not-happy-at-all Barbet where she lived in the Netherlands. She was accused of having bitten some people…so I drove halfway and rescued her. She spent a while here with mine. Relearned to trust people and dogs and when I thought she was ready for her nice happy family and greener pastures, she found a nice family to live with. She is now in the UK and best friends with the 2 children and a loving family. Her family gives me news every so often and I really appreciate it. Vera will be 12 next month..looking good, eh?
I am glad I did it…Vera is special to me. Must say, with the world as it is today…I would never do it again!
The others are waiting…Froguette, as usual wanting to retrieve something; it’s playtime!
Always loved this picture of Vennie, her mom and family and thinking, “well, when Vennie has a litter, it could be a small one…”Little did I know that she would have so many ( as usual here!). To the right is her brother Toby who lives in Scotland and left Vennie de la Vennie..taken this morning.You should be able to identify them easily in the picture above…taken at 8 weeks.
Love the before and after pictures.
This lovely lady is very typical of what I “do” and what I like to do. She looks very much like her mother Coccolina with nice open curls and an easy coat to keep up.
Below, she is with her daughter Gaia. They live in the north of Sweden.
They are both champions, I honestly can’t remember of where…( Sweden for sure), forgive me because that has never been a priority for me.
My priority has always been to do my best in bringing up the Barbets I have, the puppies I have produced over the years and making sure they have the best homes they can have since they do deserve the best.
We had a very busy weekend with Flora ( Iroise) and her friend Exquis vistiting on Saturday. Exquis is the son of Chesara and Vincacao and Flora is great-grand daughter of Coccolina. Treat distribution time and then they moved to the back yard for a glimpse of the pups and a run!
I will update pups post later today with our visit to the Canine Educator’s and the big trip in the car.Stay tuned!
I have been training Froguette for hunting for 2+ years now and you have seen a lot of pictures here on this site, but never oh never has it ever been without respecting the game and the process of the activity along with the rules. I have never seen a hunter treat any animal the way is pictured in those photographs.
Just a BIG joke. BICPs I have attended, nothing to do with the barbet club, are run according to strict rules and professional behaviour and organization.
I have just seen some pictures on a social network french club breed page that are absolutely appaling and disgraceful for a breed club to publish. Totally shocking!!!!!!!!!!! to promote the Barbet as an uneducated duck killer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
That is NOT what happens at any BCE or BICP and gives a very retarded image of hunting and of course how the Barbet works. Disgraceful and typical of the amateurish running of the breed.