In July 2010 I travelled to New Brunswick in Canada to visit my friends Wendy Bennett and Bonnie Galbraith, and the Backcountry Bernese Mountain Dogs.
The three week stay was truly amazing and a wonderful experience. Wendy and Bonnie had made the trip to England earlier in the year to stay with me and attend their first visit to Crufts, and I could not resist their invitation to visit Canada.
It was wonderful to spend time with my friends again, enjoy the Canadian experience, view the incredible landscape, and live with the Backcountry dogs which I now miss so much.
My visit was made even more memorable when I was given the opportunity to handle Ch. Backcountry’s Just One Look at Fredericton Kennel Club show. I handled Jakob on two consecutive days under different judges and on both occasions he was awarded Best Opposite Sex, his kennel mate Ch. Backcountry Katje handled by Bonnie was Best of Breed on both days.