Posts with tag Old English Sheepdog

Preventable Inherited Diseases of the Old English Sheepdog- Part One

Though their early origins are vague due to a lack of documentation, the old English sheepdog’s (OES) easy going personality and intelligence are no mystery to those close to the breed. Most likely developed in western England in the early 19th century, the OSE was commonly used to help farmers drive livestock to market. Despite… read more


Westminster Roundup – Winners… and Losers

By now you will know what happened at this year’s Westminster. The new location has been roundly praised, especially the amazing way the club succeeded in transforming two rather industrial-looking piers jutting out into the Hudson River into a wonderland for Westminster junkies. It’s amazing what a few thousand feet – or miles? – of… read more

Dawne Deeley

Crufts 2012 Day Three: Controversy Continues through Working and Pastoral Day

Photos By Karl Donvil While Day Three at the world’s largest dog show showcased the Pastoral (Herding) and Working breeds, the topic on everyone’s lips continued to be the Kennel Club’s High Profile Breed list, and the elimination of certain specimens from Group participation. Conjecture and rumor have run riot, and it has become increasingly… read more