Jan and I were going to attend this year on the working and pastoral dog day (Saturday), but my cold has got the better of me, and so we didn't waste our money.
A friend went though and she said that she would never go again, or at least not at a weekend. It's just too busy to really enjoy it, she reckoned. I think the pastoral and working dog is the most popular category too, which won't have helped. I think it's worth going to just to catch up with your 'doggy friends' in nothing else.
I'm only really interested in the working and pastoral. Looking forward to today's though, with the obedience and agility.
For best in show, I'm going to predict the Giant Schnauzer, Ch Jafrak Philippe Olivier.
I thought the Beagle had a good shot, but I think its ring performance let it down a little, particularly when it got spooked.
If the obedience had even 25% of the coverage that agility got, I'd have been happy! I did love watching the flyball. I think that's really where I'd like to focus Ellie. Something tells me that is where she is going to be best suited.
I suppose obedience doesn't make for great television.