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Weimaraners - week 26Updated : 21/06/2017

BORDER Union was held at the lovely setting in Kelso on a very hot day. Dena Abbott awarded her first set of CCs with an entry of 60 dogs. DCC, his second and BOB, was Carol Ruddy’s Netherhill’s Got Talent. RDCC was Vicky Hay’s Sharnphilly Avolon.      BCC a first for both dog and owner...

Weimaraners - week 25Updated : 14/06/2017

AT THREE Counties Frank Kane (Bitcon) drew an entry of 98 dogs. DCC and BOB was Sonya Perez-Powell’s Gunalt By Ek at Soncaro who was also shortlisted in the group. RDCC went to Lynne Danneau’s Sh Ch Kalimor Celtic Storm at Aarranz.      BCC was Mark Sayer and Debbie Wallwork’s Sh Ch Ast...

Weimaraners - week 24Updated : 07/06/2017

SOUTHERN Counties was judged by Diane Stewart-Ritchie (Gwendariff) over from Ireland with an entry of 60 dogs. DCC, his first and BOB, went to Dale and Ruth Burgess’ Gunalt Rock Out with Hantzburg. RDCC and BV was Rachel Webster and the Radford partnership’s Sh Ch Schonhund Showvanist over Errytar.   &...

Weimaraners - week 23Updated : 01/06/2017

BATH HAD an entry of 59 dogs for judge David Alcorn (Rutilus) awarding CCs in the breed for the first time. DCC, his third, was Sonya Perez-Powell’s longhair, Gunalt By Ek at Soncaro. He was bred by the Hollings by AI and is approaching four years old. He is by Sh Ch Pondridge Pioneer of Denmo ex G Quirky.   ...

Weimaraners - week 22Updated : 24/05/2017

AT SKC Ger Philpott (Caspar) made the trip over from Ireland and awarded CCs for the first time with an entry of 55 dogs. DCC, his third, and BV was Jo Maclaine and Richard Dickson’s Ir Sh Ch Greyspirit Royal Scot at Trilite (Waltz State Fair V Silversmith ex G Liberty). He is eight years old and homebred. RDCC was Vic...

Weimaraners - week 21Updated : 17/05/2017

THE BREED Records Supplement (BRS) for the first quarter of 2017 arrived showing 253 puppies registered. Out of 39 litters there are five that have puppies with ‘colour not recognised by Kennel Club’. So our colour problem is still frequently raising its head. There are 28 puppies which we assume are ‘blues...

Weimaraners - week 20Updated : 10/05/2017

I HAD A really enjoyable day at Birmingham National judging the Weimaraners with an entry of 86 dogs. The officials and committee should be congratulated on such a well run show. I had two most efficient stewards and the hospitality was lovely, thank you for inviting me.      DCC, his second, and also BO...

Weimaraners - week 19Updated : 04/05/2017

A BUSY back-to-back bank holiday weekend for our breed with two championship shows. First of all, WELKS drew an entry of 86 dogs for judge Elaine Grewcock (Ryanstock). DCC and BOB went to Christine Rayner and Susan Maskell’s Sh Ch Gunalt Academy of Raystand. RDCC was Rachel Webster and the Radfords’ veteran, Sh C...

Weimaraners - week 18Updated : 26/04/2017

MAXINE Shakell writes: “The WA, in conjunction with the Friends of Ardeley School, are holding a companion dog show on May 7 to raise money for the Friends of Ardeley School and Independent Weimaraner Rescue and Rehoming Services. The show will be held near Ardeley, Stevenage in Hertfordshire. Judging starts at 11.30 w...

Weimaraners - week 17Updated : 19/04/2017

SOME WORKING news from Suzi Burton to say that her bitch Trubon Flysse Trevive was graded ‘good’ at the grouse pointing test held by the North of Scotland Gundog Association. It was run at the Corriegarth Estate, Gorthleck, Inverness-shire and judges were Anne Johnson and Robin Hall.      Gra...

Weimaraners - week 16Updated : 12/04/2017

THE NORTH of England Weimaraner Society (NEWS) held its 25th anniversary show at Elsecar Heritage Centre. The show was very well attended by both exhibitors and spectators and the judge, Carolyn Alston (Flimmoric), drew an entry of 105 dogs. Everyone had a good catch up and thoroughly enjoyed the day with prosecco and annive...

Weimaraners - week 15Updated : 05/04/2017

FOR THOSE of you attending either Bath or Border Union, please note that two of the Weimaraner Clubs are holding their open shows after the judging of our ch show breed classes. The WA will be at Bath with judge Anthony Allen (Allenie) and the WC of Scotland at Kelso with judge Lorna Adamo (Zakro).      ...

Weimaraners - week 14Updated : 30/03/2017

SOME NEWS from around the open shows. First of all down South at Guildford where Joanna Braine took BOB and G1 under Ed Casey. On the same day up in Scotland at West Lothian Joanna Mclaine and Richard Dickson took G1 and went on to win BIS with Sh Ch Greyspirit Missy Sippi. Their older girl, Sh Ch/Ir Sh Ch G Liberty was awar...

Weimaraners - week 13Updated : 23/03/2017

SOME NEWS from around the open shows. First of all from Ruth and Dale Burgess who write: “At the Isle of Wight Gundog Club Gunalt Rock Out with Hantzburg won BOB under Fran Harper and went on to take BIS3 under Richard Stafford.” Ruth won Best Adult Handler under Kerry Roberts.      Dana McDo...

Weimaraners - week 12Updated : 15/03/2017

WELL THAT is Crufts done and dusted for another year. It was good to catch up with folk and it was very busy around the Weimaraner benches. The ring had a good atmosphere with plenty of spectators for our judge Mary Brennan (Amtrak) who drew an entry of 149 dogs.      DCC and BOB was Karen Whitehead&rsqu...

Weimaraners - week 11Updated : 08/03/2017

PLENTY of action around the open shows the weekend before Crufts – a pre-Crufts run for most as some very good entries at the shows.      At Ashton-in-Makerfield under breed and group judge Clair Sharp, Christine Rayner and Susan Maskell’s Sh Ch Gunalt Academy at Raystans took BOB and G1. He ...

Weimaraners - week 10Updated : 01/03/2017

A NOTE form Claire Rodgers, secretary of North of England WS, to say anyone wishing to update or apply for the NEWS judging list, send in your completed questionnaire to the secretary no later than March 31. Please remember to include copies of your certificates. If you require any further information, email at clairerodgers...

Weimaraners - week 9Updated : 23/02/2017

A NOTE from Eunice Jones, secretary of the Weimaraner Association regarding the Weimaraner of the year (WOTY) competition to be held on Sunday April 9 at Bestwood Lodge Hotel, Nottingham. She writes: “Invitations for this are being sent out by email by Steve Redman (chairman). If we do not have your email address then ...

Weimaraners - week 8Updated : 16/02/2017

THE BREED Records Supplement (BRS) landed through the letter box for the period October to December 2016. Three litters registered this quarter with ‘colour not recognised by KC’. Two of the litters have mixed colours registered, in total there being 18 puppies we assume to be blues about 8 per cent of the total ...

Weimaraners - week 7Updated : 08/02/2017

IT WAS good to receive a variety of news of our breed doing well in a number of different disciplines. First of all from Ruth Burgess competing in the obedience world, where Lucy Locket of Hantzburg, owned and handled by Ruth, was awarded sixth place and an Award of Merit in the introductory class at Forest Oak Gloucestershi...

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