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Lesley Gilks
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Winter Coats

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lesley Gilks Nov 18, 2013. 4 Replies

It's only November and I'm already having to give Rigsby a bath every time we go out so I'm thinking of getting him an all in one suit to keep him clean and dry.  I bought him a Cosipet onesie to…Continue

Choosing names for your pups

Started this discussion. Last reply by david lyus Feb 22, 2013. 27 Replies

We were at a show at the weekend and Hubby was looking through the catalogue and he casually said that he thought that some of the names of the dogs were a little ridiculous (his words not mine), and…Continue

Is it worth the money?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ellen Turberfield Nov 10, 2012. 19 Replies

I was going to order some Plush Puppy products but as the amount came to £65.00 for 4 items, I decided to wait and ask your opinion.  Is it worth the money and is there anything from the range that…Continue

The do's and don'ts of show trimming!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lesley Gilks Feb 29, 2012. 20 Replies

Basically, do you have any tips that you can pass on to a novice that will make my little darling stand out from the rest.   Alternatively, have you had any disasters just before a Breed Championship…Continue

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How many Irish Setters do you have?
2
How long have you owned Irish Setters?
5 years
About Me:
Married, 2 children and 2 Irish Setter called Benson and Rigsby.

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Comment Wall (9 comments)

At 7:43am on February 14, 2011, Chantal McIlveen-Wright said…

Welcome to ES Lesley!!!

Cuddles to Benson

At 3:56am on February 15, 2011, Lois McCullough said…
Welcome to ES do hope you have fun on it.
At 4:38am on May 1, 2011, Chantal McIlveen-Wright said…
Happy Birthday Lesley!!! sharing the b-cake with Benson???
At 5:05am on May 1, 2011, Chantal McIlveen-Wright said…
A wee sibling for Benson!!!!  After the initial surprise, I am sure he will love it... lucky you, having one more puppy!! an Irish?
At 5:15am on May 1, 2011, Chantal McIlveen-Wright said…
Thanks for the invitation Lesley and very happy to become your new ES friend!!
At 5:24am on February 25, 2012, Angela Roberts said…

Congratulations on your clear pra_rcd4 result, what breeding is Rigsby?

At 3:20am on February 26, 2012, Angela Roberts said…

Sorry Lesley I didn't make myself very clear.  What I meant was who is the sire and dam of Rigsby?  Good that you are waiting until he is a bit more mature, a lot of people who are new to showing get their puppy in the ring at 6 months, are up against experienced people and then stop showing as they are disheartened that they are not winning just when the puppy is starting to mature and get the hang of it.  Good luck

 

At 3:26am on February 26, 2012, Angela Roberts said…

I believe you were also asking about trimming.  When I started the breeder of my dog showed me what to do and let me practice on her dogs (the ones who wasn't going in the ring for a while)!  Also there is a good DVD about trimming that Dee Milligan-Bott has produced and some pictures and advice in the book written by Eve Gardner all of which might help 

At 3:46am on May 1, 2012, Chantal McIlveen-Wright said…

Happy Birthday Lesley! count on Benson to make this day very special  :-)

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