Buddies Breeder – Siobhan Picken
Meet Buddies breeder, Siobhan Picken, who is based in Carlisle. We asked Siobhan a few questions to find out more about her love and knowledge for her breed of choice.
Breed of choice – Boxer
How Long have you been breeding for?
‘I have been breeding for over 10 years now.’
Why this breed?
‘I have children and this breed are fantastic with kids. They have such a loving temperament. They also fit into my energetic lifestyle and are fine being around horses.’
What do you think is the best thing about the breed?
‘Definitely their loving temperament.’
What is the worst thing about the breed?
‘I honestly can’t think of anything bad about this breed.’
What is the best thing about being a breeder?
‘For me, it’s bringing beautiful, well-bred puppies into the world. I love being able to share that with new puppy parents as they join their families.’
What is the worst thing about being a breeder?
‘Losing a beloved pet.’
How many litters do you tend to have each year?
‘Normally just one or two litters.’
If you could have any other breed, what would it be?
‘French bull dogs.’
Any other info or achievements you would like us to share?
‘My proudest achievement would be my own bred Boxer girl, ‘Bellebox Top Trick’, winning the special beginner’s group at both ‘City of Birmingham’ and ‘SKC’ champ shows this year.’
Thanks to Siobhan for sharing her love of the breed. You can find out more about Siobhan and her beautiful Boxers over on their Facebook page – www.facebook.com/belleboxboxers2017.
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