07/09/2010: “Loss”By the time this article arrives in your mailbox, we will be approaching the end of June. Wow! Where has the first half of the year gone? With the summer months upon us, bringing with them hot, humid days and very little ground moisture to be found anywhere, we as field trialers will be faced with a decision we will have to make every time we cut our hounds loose in a trial.
05/09/2010: May Full CircleOver the past few months, we have been noticing the same reoccurring problem on Beagle Single Registration forms. Most of them have everything filled out correctly and they are usually always completed and signed. However, being signed is only good if the signature is legible so that we can verify that the breed inspector is actually a UKC recognized breed inspector.
04/09/2010: Spectators on casts – Hunting Beagle formatOver the last couple of months, the topic of spectators being involved in casts, in one form or another, has come up on at least five different accounts that I can think of off the top of my head. Every time one of these instances has come up, I have just shaken my head in disbelief at what I was hearing.
02/09/2010: The “Big Five” policy changeBy the time you are reading this, we will already be well into the New Year and hopefully not too far away from spring time. Most of us Beaglers can’t help but get a smile on our faces when we think about our hounds getting after bunnies in the spring time.
01/09/2010: January Full CircleJed Nichols Following are the remainder of the rule changes to the Hunting Beagle Program from last month that went into effect January 1, 2010. Note that the bold lettering indicates a rule change or an addition to a rule. If you have any questions regarding these changes to the Hunting Beagle program, please contact Jed Nichols, UKC, 100 East Kilgore, Kalamazoo MI 49002, or send an e-mail to...