Yesterday I had a wonderful day, down at Earl's Court in London, for the Discover Dogs Show.
I had two friends in the Scruffts Crossbreed of the Year show.
They have heats all round the country and approx 1200 dogs entered overall.
My friends had one dog in the Prettiest Bitch category and one in the Golden Oldie category.
Roxy was in the Golden Oldie and she won that class !
She's a Pets as Therapy Dog also - and she's about 9 years old. What a girl!
Here she is, with her mum, Nicola :)
Gerri and her dog Tilly were in the Prettiest Bitch class, and Tilly came 2nd !
What a girl she is!
Tilly has such a gorgeous face ..
Well done to both girls.. they were complete superstars!
Talking of superstars, those of you in England may recognise this little chappie "Harvey" from the TV advert, and the star of Midsomer Murders
and in the booth next to him was Ripley - the dog you've all been taking for a walk! Sadly just as I lined the camera up , they were called to go into a ring for showing, so no picture.
I also had the privilege of meeting Nicola's grandmother, who took a moment to tell me that the painting I did of Roxy HERE made her cry when she saw it on the computer and then again in real life, once it was delivered. She said it was so much better than on the comp - and was SO Roxy, it took her breath away. That was lovely for me to hear, I'll treasure that always .
Where was Missy in all this? I wasn't allowed to take her, because she wasn't in a show, so she stayed at home, all nicely curled up, waiting for me to return.
and that look?.............. "Where's my treats, mummy?"
She knows me too well, here's her stash from my day out :)
A Ring Billed Gull at Lunch
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