The First National Specialty will take place in Long Sault, Ontario on August 25th. The Sweepstake will see 8 Barbets in the show ring judged by Mr. Jim Bricknell. The National Specialty has a fantastic entry of 32 Barbets that will be judged by Dr. Francisco Chapa of Mexico. The judging schedule is available on Colmar Show Service.
On August 4th 2012 in Chatel-Guyon, France took place the Barbet International Symposium. Club Barbet Canada was there to exchange about the future of the breed, the standard, genetics, epilepsy, type of hair, terminology and many other topics. A great gathering with representative from several countries of Europe.
Club Barbet Canada Awards
Members of Club Barbet Canada, the Board of Directors have established an annual recognition for all members that have sires and dams that qualify to honor the work and involvment of members who contribute to showcase the breed in Canada
Register of Merit Award
The Register of Merit award will be rewarded male (s) or female (s) Barbet whose descendants have accumulated titles from the Canadian Kennel Club.
Congratulations to Bibiche and Guinness for their great performances at the "Hunting Test" that took place in Vermont during the week-end of June 23-24. Bibiche confirmed her "NAHRA Hunting Retriever" with a 5th title and Guinness was awarded 2 medals at her first hunting competition... Bravo Bibiche, Guinness and Jacques Cyr.
Here is a video of TreeBeard's Goldeneye, known as Monty, running an agility course at class. Monty is owned by Anne Poels. Anne and Monty have been taking agility classes for several months now. You can see the fun that Monty is having at this activity, in this video a trainer is running Monty through the course.Tom Hickey and TreeBeard's Gilgamesh (called Raven) are also part of these classes, they are waiting in the sidelines for their turn.