Dog Shows & Events

Supporting Dogs and Dog Owners

For decades, Gilbertson & Page has been supporting lots of organisations and events across the canine world. Whether it’s our long-term role as principal sponsor of the International Sheep Dog Society or supporting a one-off event for a dog rescue charity, where there’s been a good reason for us to lend a hand, we have.…

Crufts 2017

It’s that time of year again, when anticipation in the dog world builds to fever pitch. Crufts – the highlight of the dog year and the largest dog show in the world – takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on 9th-12th March. We’ve pulled together a whole heap of Crufts 2017 news to get you…

Flyball Training

Winter Exercise With Teesdale Flyball Club

Exercising in winter can be tricky. Daylight hours are shorter, conditions are cold, often wet and sometimes icy. We humans tend to take our exercise indoors to gyms and indoor sports clubs. We’ve previously written about exercising your dog in winter, covering activities such as agility and heelwork to music. This time we’re focusing on the…

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Dates For Your 2016 Diary

Ouch! It’s already nearly a month into 2016 and most of us are probably still getting used to writing ‘6’ instead of ‘5’. As the events calendar for the canine world is starting to get back into swing, we’ve pulled together some of the highlights for 2016. January Northern Dog Club Open Show – 30th…

Crufts 2015

Show Judging with Charlotte Tudor

We know that fans of the blog have really enjoyed hearing about Charlotte Tudor’s experiences showing and breeding her German Shorthaired Pointers. In this interview we’re going to find out a bit more about her forays into show judging. Charlotte, thank you for talking to us once more. We know you have lots of experience in showing dogs. Was judging…

Image courtesy of Lisa Soar and the ISDS

Sheep Dog Trials 2015 – Results & News

Is it really a year since I wrote this blog post on the 2014 sheep dog trials? How quickly a year has gone by! Gilbertson & Page remain principal sponsors of the ISDS (the International Sheep Dog Society) a member organisation that registers over 6000 Border Collie puppies every year, providing a guarantee of pedigree that in…

Image courtesy of Charlotte Tudor

An Interview With Show Dog Owner, Charlotte Tudor

We’ve a bit of a change from our usual articles this time around, but we thought our readers might appreciate an opportunity to hear directly from a canine professional – namely, passionate show entrant and breeder, Charlotte Tudor. Charlotte very kindly agreed to be interviewed about the hard work involved in showing dogs, but also…

Collie on the Gilbertson & Page Stand

Gilbertson & Page at Crufts 2015

After a year in which scandal hit the world’s biggest dog show, there were still plenty of positive vibes about at Crufts 2015 and Gilbertson & Page had one of the busiest years ever at the show. An astonishing 21,000 dogs competed in agility, obedience, flyball, breed showing and gamekeeper classes to name just a…

Dr John at Crufts 2014

Dr John Puppy Formula Launches at Crufts 2015

As part of our continued efforts to ensure that each of our brands has a complete offering for all stages of a dog’s life, Gilbertson & Page is launching a dog food suitable for puppies as part of our highly-regarded Dr John range. The launch has been timed to coincide with Crufts, as many of…

Flyball Dog Competition

Unmissable Dates For Your 2015 Canine Calendar

Dog shows and events can be a great way to socialise with other dog owners, whilst your dog gets a chance to socialise with other dogs. They provide a chance to find out more about your breed, to meet suppliers as well as helping you discover local clubs, activities and societies. We’ve collated some major…