Significance of slapping dog
Posted 16 February 2010 - 11:08 PM
Posted 17 February 2010 - 01:23 PM
Trust me...yes there are people out there that abuse..but most if not all are very very close and attentive to their animals. Some of these dogs had security guards hired for the day...
If I could complain about something I would actually be more concerned with how WKC and MSG handle the show. Benching is for the spectator..we understand that..but I feel that WKC should make better benching areas for size where the dog is benched..it should have seating availablity for the handlers/breeders since they have to be there ALL day on their feet..and there should be specific walking areas just for the exhibitors because once it gets packed..the handlers have a hard time getting around to get their dog to the ring..it becomes chaotic.
So I think WKC should look into more making the exhibitors more comfortable at these types of benched shows and more organization for spectators.
During the judging of the Airedale, the handler slapped the dog’s head. The dog was not acting up – just standing there for the judge. This is not the first time I have seen handlers hit their dogs and what is there a real reason in doing so?
Edited by Petcha, 17 February 2010 - 01:25 PM.
Posted 03 January 2011 - 01:52 PM
And regarding the slapping...I am certain that they were playing and getting the doggie excited. I have working dogs and they like rough housing like Airdales do. If they were roughing it up with a toy dog I might be concerned but not with a terrier!
Posted 15 February 2011 - 10:25 AM