Bernese News 22nd July 2015
Alfie aka Ch Monalou What's It All About
Julie Fairclough emailed;
"Alfie, Ch Monalou Whats It All About, won A.V. Veteran Open at Oswestry Open Show on
Sunday 19th July 2015. He was called back in with all the Group winners by the judge and
went Best In Show.
"Alfie is nearly seven and a half years old, bred by Michelle Gurney, Monalou It's Fletcher x
Monalou Dutch Baroness.
"I was really proud that he had won Veteran against some really beautiful dogs of all breeds,
to then go on to win Best In Show was a real surprise.
"The judge, Mrs. Leana Lewis (Graylea) said she thought he was wonderful."
I often receive calls from Bernese owners who are experiencing temperament or behaviour
issues with their dog. There are many reasons why interaction between a dog and his owner
can turn sour but establishing a solid bond of trust and respect can begin as soon as a puppy
arrives in his new home. Of course puppies are babies and allowances have to be made BUT
training can never start too soon. I saw this video online and thought that readers might enjoy
seeing just how much a Bernese puppy can be taught whilst thoroughly enjoying that learning