We arrived at the hotel around about 6pm, checked in, fed and walked the dogs and then decided to go to the local supermarket and stock up on food and drink for the evening.
Some of us Brits enjoying a bite to eat at the hotel on the Friday night, a happy bunch but before I could take the photograph they had hidden the bottles of wine that we had been consuming,
Anouk settling in for her first night in the hotel, we were both shattered but at least she left me some room on the bed. And yes people that is my kettle in the background, can't go anywhere without old faithful.
Saturday was always going to be a busy day, first the National Show with some great results for the British Barbets, Pi and Anouk were confirmed, which was the reason for my trip to Douai this time.
Then a short walk over to the lake for the TAN Test, not all the Barbets were doing the TAN but we all went along as the cheer-leading section.All the dogs did their owners proud and passed with flying colours.
How could we take a group of Barbets to a lake and not let them have a dip especially on a very warm day, that would be too cruel. To be honest at one point I nearly dived in with the dogs to cool off.
|Anouk and Pi|
|Anouk and Boris (young love)|
|The Dog Whisperer|
|Me & Anouk|
It was great to meet old friends and new and again a great weekend trip to Douai, roll on next year.
|Anouk sporting her R.C.A.C.I.B Rosette|