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Border Terriers - week 9Updated : 24/02/2017

THE BORDER Terrier health day took place at Kegworth Village Hall, I am delighted to report that this was an exceptionally run and well supported event. Many thanks go out to Janet Lee, Michele Barnett, Jan Gale, Lou Lou Troup, Stacey Firth and Brigitte Belin (the French Border Terrier BHC) for putting on such an informative...

Border Terriers - week 8Updated : 16/02/2017

THE MBTC held its AGM and open show at Overseal Village Hall. The show was judged by Jem Thomas (Daluce) and, from 65 dogs making an entry of 81, with an absentee rate of around 38 per cent, he awarded BIS and BB to Miss C Spencer’s Ploughdown Persephone (Ch Grindelvald In Full Cry ex Ch/Ir Ch Blewecourt Manhattan at P...

Border Terriers - week 6Updated : 01/02/2017

THE YORKS, Lancs and Cheshire BTC held its open show at Leeds Road, Thorpe Willoughby. The judge this time was Mrs A Heathcote (Saxheath), who had an entry of 70 dogs making 87 entries (plus two NFC).      From this entry her BB and BIS was Miss James and Mrs Render’s Chorbeck Gossip Girl at Blackm...

Border Terriers - week 5Updated : 26/01/2017

AT MANCHESTER our judge was Karen Dean and, from 102 dogs making an entry of 106, she awarded the DCC, his 32nd, and BOB to Hall and Ellis’ homebred Ch Brackenfell Bok To Bach (Ch Dandyhow Dr Walter ex Beaconpike Night Sky at B).      BCC, her fifth, went to Miss D Bladen’s homebred Ch Embleh...

Border Terriers - week 4Updated : 20/01/2017

A REMINDER that the EABTC championship show (judge Jayne Gillam) has a change of date for this year – it will be held on March 19 at the St Ivo Recreation Centre, St Ives, Cambridgeshire.      At the Carlisle open show Mrs C Archibald’s Lairehope Highland Chief of Tweedburn was BOB, G1 and RB...

Border Terriers - week 3Updated : 11/01/2017

I WOULD like to wish you all a happy new year and I hope that you all had a lovely Christmas break.      At Boston terrier day was the Sunday and Borders were judged by Mr E Houston who had an entry of 123 dogs making 156 entries. DCC and BOB was Mr Hall and Miss Ellis’ homebred Ch Brackenfell Bo...

Border Terriers - week 2Updated : 06/01/2017

FIRST the sad news of the death of Madeleine Aspinwall on Dec 27 at the age of 95. She was patron of the Southern BTC having been a member since 1958 and had held various offices over the years. There is no information regarding funeral arrangements at present.      There were 22 Border Terriers winnin...

Border Terriers - week 1Updated : 28/12/2016

A HAPPY and successful new year to all Border Terrier enthusiasts.      The top winning Border for the year was Hall and Ellis’ Ch Brackenfell Bok To Bach, winning eight CCs during the year, four with BOB and ends 2016 with a total of 30 CCs. He won the terrier group at Manchester, was G2 at Cruf...

Border Terriers - week 52Updated : 19/12/2016

THE NAMES of championship show judges for 2017 which have been published in the KC Journal is as follows: Boston Mr E J Houston; Manchester Mrs K A Dean; Crufts Miss S A Leslie; EABTC Mrs J Gillam; BTC Mrs M Curtis; National Terrier Allen G Horner; WELKS Mrs L Illingworth; Joint BTC Mrs K Wilkinson; the National Mr T A Tuck;...

Border Terriers - week 51Updated : 13/12/2016

AT LKA our judge was Graham Pickering (Picer) and, from 134 dogs making an entry of 140, he awarded DCC, his eighth, and BOB to Dickinson and James’ homebred Ch Badgerholme Epsom Jet (Ch Foxfactor Pied Piper ex B Ascot Opal).      BCC, her third, was Miss Richie’s homebred Ianteg Red Rubi (...

Border Terriers - week 50Updated : 12/12/2016

CHRISTMAS is a wonderful time of year. I hope that you all spend some time enjoying a much needed break and that your dogs enjoy a break from the ring. Now is usually the time to start preparing our dogs coats for Crufts, the weather at this time of year doesn’t really lend to it very well so I wish you all luck with t...

Border Terriers - week 48Updated : 24/11/2016

THE FOLLOWING report on Discover Dogs 2016 has been received from Tony Wrenn: “Discover Dogs, sponsored by Eukanuba, celebrated its 20th anniversary and its second year at the ExCel, London.      “The Border Terrier team this year consisted of, on Saturday, Rob Goddard together with his wif...

Border Terriers - week 47Updated : 16/11/2016

THE SCOTTISH BTC held its championship show at the Victoria Hall, Selkirk on Saturday 12 November 2016. The judge was Nancy Hogg (Raeburnfoot) and from 156 dogs, making an entry of 172, with three NFC, she awarded BCC and BIS to Mrs C Dean’s homebred Cedarhill Wish Upon A Star (Ch/Am/Can Ch C Beyond The Stars ex Conund...

Border Terriers - week 46Updated : 10/11/2016

THE MIDLAND Border Terrier Club held its open show at Overseal Village Hall, near Swadlincote. The judge this time was Joyce Martin (Merumhor) who had an entry of 69 making 75. BD and BIS was Mrs Dean’s homebred Cedarhill Once Upon A Time (Akenside Cumin ex Conundrum Don’t Tell Tula about C). BB and RBIS was Mr B...

Border Terriers - week 45Updated : 03/11/2016

AT MIDLAND Counties Border Terriers were judged by Jean Willetts (Hanway). She had an entry of 130 making 158. DCC and BOB was Mr and Mrs Barrett’s homebred Howthwaite Grainsgill (Kersfell Comet ex H Amber Grain). This was his first CC and he also went on to get G4 under Paul Wilkinson.      BCC,...

Border Terriers - week 43Updated : 20/10/2016

THE BTC held an open show at Low Hesket, judged by Graham Richardson (Staynorwood) and, from 117 dogs making an entry of 140, he awarded BB and BIS to Mr and Mrs Gilpin’s Charlie’s Copycat via Otterbobs (Ch/Rus/Slo/Rom Ch Stella Rover Akko ex Angelstar Starlight), bred by Mrs Robinson. RBB and RBIS was Mr and Mrs...

Border Terriers - week 42Updated : 14/10/2016

AT SOUTH Wales Border Terriers were judged by John Bainbridge (Risdene). DCC, his first, and BOB was Mrs Dean’s Manorborders Maverick by Tyrian, bred by Mrs Tilley (Ch Stineval Acerola with T ex Summertime Sarah with Manorborders). BCC, her second, was Miss Roslin-Williams’ homebred Mansergh Plusfours (Tufterslod...

Border Terriers - week 41Updated : 06/10/2016

AT DRIFFIELD there was thick fog until the end of the morning. We had a large ring (a double) at the end of the tent, unfortunately a long way from the allocated benching; this seems to happen quite often and surely should be a simple matter to arrange more sensibly! Jane Roberts (Smalesmouth) was awarding CCs for the second...

Border Terriers - week 40Updated : 29/09/2016

THE YORKSHIRE, Lancashire and Cheshire Border Terrier Club held its annual championship show at its usual venue Longridge Village Hall. Jena Tuck (Nettleby) had an entry of 156 making 175 dogs.      DCC, his first, and BIS was Miss Johnson’s homebred Karison Kosta (Kosmic Sun over K ex K Koffee)....

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