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Can you have a nice garden with a dog?

I have been asked for my thoughts on this matter by the garden writer in the Irish Times magazine (Home & Design supplement May 21) Here are some of my words:  Think carefully about the size and breed traits of

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A successful trip to the UK

I love trophies

Sassy won at Flintham Nottinghamshire for the second year in a row.  Winning her second Working dog excellent qualification and she also qualified at Banbury Oxford in the Tracking Dog stake.  She has now qualified to work the ‘ticket’ or

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The IKC top Working trials dog 2014 & 2015

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Top working trials dog of the year.2015.  Working trials champion Sassy is second to none and does it again winning the title two years in a row. She has won seven green stars and can stand proudly beside any show

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Happy new year

IKC Top working trials dog 2014

Working Trials champion Sassy has had a very successful year in 2014 becoming a champion in January and going on to gain her WDex in England and winning her first TD open. At home she finally won a first place

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Summer shows and dog days


WT CH Sassy won a blue rosette at the BCCOI show and came second in Novice obedience yesterday. Bodie the border terrier won a red one in agility grade 1-2 at the ISDA show at Clomel on July 6  

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Second to None

Irish Working Trials Champion Sassy does it again… winning both of her competitions in the UK.  She competed at Flintham Nottingham on a Friday in the Working Dog Championship stake and qualified and won the class on 193/200 marks.  We

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we are the champions!

Another great day out with my dog at the Border Collie Club of Ireland working Trial Judge John West (UK) Sassy played a blinder and got 200 marks out of 220 to gain her second win in the tracking dog

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We Won!

On foot of our recent disappointment we put a lot of work into our sendaway and redirect and it paid off. Miss Sassy won the Tracking Dog stake at Fingal trial in Ashbourne last week. She worked very hard on

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Winners never quit

We enjoyed a very successful season last year with Pele gaining his of Working Trials champion title. Now it is Sassy’s turn in Championship. I am very pleased with her progress, as it is quite a leap for a young

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successful summer

Due to a busy work season we only entered a few shows this summer. Both Bodie the Border and Sassy the collie did very well in Agility & Obediance. Winning lots of blue rosettes and one big red one for

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Samantha Rawson’s approach to dog training is highly motivational for both partners in the relationship! Samantha uses her understanding and knowledge of canine behaviour to treat each dog according to it’s individual needs Samantha is committed to using positive and humane methods in dog training. She believes that you get back what you put in.Read More

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