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Afghan Hounds - week 8Updated : 17/02/2017

FROM MARJ Barber, secretary of Afghan breed council, I have two things that may be interesting to Afghan breed notes readers. First is an exciting new dog TV show that wants to hear from you. Is your dog anxious? Does your pup clash with other pets? Has your hound got behavioural issues? Our doggy experts are keen to help so...

Afghan Hounds - week 7Updated : 08/02/2017

THE AHA has a very busy year planned for 2017 starting on April 22 with our ‘Spotlight on Hounds Day’ held at Chieveley Village Hall, Berks RG20 8TE starting at 11am. This year the title is ‘FIT, FITTER, FITTEST’ and Roberta Hall (Saxonmill) is joining our panel of expert speakers.    ...

Afghan Hounds - week 6Updated : 02/02/2017

I RECEIVED an email from Anne Chapman asking me to mention in the notes a forthcoming Sloughi breed seminar to be held on Feb 12 at Shirland Village Hall, Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 6BB. Its £10 for non-members and £9 for members. If you are interested in attending email kath.clark@outlook.com or 01768 898024. &n...

Afghan Hounds - week 5Updated : 26/01/2017

OUR BREED judge at Manchester was Dr Ron James and his first occasion awarding CCs in Afghans drew 149, the second highest entry in the hound group entry, with 28 absentees. For of the good of the breed to note numbers on up after a few months of few puppies being exhibited, Manchester Afghan puppy classes drew an entry of 3...

Afghan Hounds - week 4Updated : 18/01/2017

IT SEEMS apart from four shows we have a complete official Kennel Club list of approved challenged certificate judges for 2017. The four missing approved 2017 judges being for Richmond, Belfast, AHS of Northern Ireland and AHC Wales. I have seen two breed produced lists name judge for ASNI. Also on Kennel Club list there are...

Afghan Hounds - week 3Updated : 11/01/2017

ALONG side its championship the Southern AHC produces its magazine, a full 60 pages edited by John Fincham. Half of the magazine containing a year of club activities, officers reports, judges profiles, results, critiques, photos of winners and most events, and a list of 2016 SAH C 100 club winners. There are still a few 2017...

Afghan Hounds - week 2Updated : 05/01/2017

PLEASE forgive my not submitting notes over the Christmas break. I succumbed to the cold/flu bug that seem to hit so many in run up to Christmas.       What a great tribute to the breed with Ch Cloudside Warstrike, owner bred by Wendell Moors, winning top hound stud 2016 the second time he has won...

Afghan Hounds - week 51Updated : 14/12/2016

LKA WAS the last championship show of 2016. Afghans had a breed specialist judge, Linda Aldous (Panjsher), who drew a good entry of 105, the fourth highest in the hound group.      DCC and BOB was Millward and Mottershaw’s Multi Ch Tahkira Like It Like That, and this CC win added to the number he...

Afghan Hounds - week 50Updated : 09/12/2016

LIKE THE Birmingham AHC the previous Sunday the Southern AC was also celebrating an anniversary and again SAC championship had a great atmosphere helped by its usual Christmas theme and the hard work of the committee produced a successful show with an excellent entry of over 170 for the judges Graham Parsell (Harlextan), dog...

Afghan Hounds - week 49Updated : 01/12/2016

THE DAY of the Birmingham AHC 30th anniversary championship show dawned bright, cold but dry. After many years there was a change venue to Stoneleigh the Kennel Club building. I believe this might be first time an Afghan show has been held in the second hall. It was nice and clean with plenty of space allowing the show to be...

Afghan Hounds - week 48Updated : 24/11/2016

THIS YEAR seems to have just flown by. So I have had a reminder from Yvonne Odell who is appealing to SAHC members to renew their membership of the SAHC 100 Club. Yvonne, who is the 100 Club organiser, tells me there are still a few vacancies so if you are a SAHC member and have not yet joined and wish to or need more inform...

Afghan Hounds - week 47Updated : 17/11/2016

MARJ BARBARA, secretary of the Northern AHS, sent me the results of the club’s recent open show. Richard Thompson chose for BD and BIS Bondor Kubla Khan owned by Ali Smith. BB and RBIS was Angela Lockett-Davies’ B A Golden Age over Rhazmakh. RBD and BV was Jo Kidd’s Karandikar Sea Of Stars. RBB was Dowd and...

Afghan Hounds - week 46Updated : 14/11/2016

I’M SORRY to have to write of the death of another enthusiast, Joyce Purdue (Patchouli) at the age of 87. For a full obituary please see page 4.      The Afghan Hound Club of Wales held its 40th championship anniversary show. Two lady judges, a breed specialist Heidi Woodgate (dogs) and an all-ro...

Afghan Hounds - week 45Updated : 03/11/2016

ONE SHOW that’s always been popular show with Afghan exhibitors is Midland Counties and very evident this year. Afghans having no CCs on offer. Breed was judged by breed specialist Peter Wright, who drew a good entry of 69 from 43.      The Midland Afghan Club has for number years sponsored the c...

Afghan Hounds - week 44Updated : 28/10/2016

THE 2016 copy Affi, the Western Afghan Hound Club magazine arrived in time for clubs recent championship show produced by WAHC secretary and Affi editor Jill Cross as usual its contains information about the past year, covering club events, show’s and trophy winners, all with photos. Jill always produces a stylish glos...

Afghan Hounds - week 43Updated : 24/10/2016

JILL CROSS, secretary of WAHC, has kindly taken time to send me a report on the club’s recent championship show. I can very promptly pass on to readers in breed notes: “The Western AHC held its 43rd championship show at Wellsprings Centre, Taunton, Somerset. There were 111 dogs entered giving 140 entries for the ...

Afghan Hounds - week 42Updated : 13/10/2016

FIRST my sincere apologies to both South Wales, and of course the Afghan Hound exhibitors who entered under me at SWKA for having to withdraw from my appointment on Sept 9. A freak accident with a car door resulted in me going into shock. Needing stitches I was advised by hospital medical team it would be unwise to attempt t...

Afghan Hounds - week 41Updated : 07/10/2016

I HEAR it was rather cold and wet under foot on hound day at Driffield, where Wendy Bastow was our specialist judge and drew an entry of 84. Wendy awarded Alouann Mr High N’ Mighty at Grenowood his second DCC, handled by Claire Millward, one of his breeders, and owned by Susan Brooks and Kristina De Haviland. High was ...

Afghan Hounds - week 40Updated : 30/09/2016

ANOTHER weekend of back-to-back championship shows. For Wendell Moore it was an unforgettable one. Double CC wins and breeding three of the four CC winners.      At Belfast the judge was Anne McDonald, who drew an entry of 40 with four absentees. DCC, his first, and BOB was Cloudside Flash Strike, owne...

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