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Bull Terriers, Miniatures - week 8Updated : 17/02/2017

THERE’S been a fairly active debate on Facebook recently regarding the virtue of ‘specialist’ judges and whether or not the Minis have the right to feel aggrieved, as many of us do by the fact that, despite the Mini entry far out-stripping the BT entry again at Crufts this year, the Minis find themselves &l...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 7Updated : 10/02/2017

THANKS to Sylvia Monaghan who’s been in touch to let me know that Derby Canine Society is putting MBT classes on for the first time on April 16 at Alfreton Leisure Centre, which is a good, central location.      This time round it seems that an all-rounder has been allocated to judge, but Sylvia ha...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 6Updated : 02/02/2017

INTERESTINGLY, although Bull Terriers have a total of seven new CC judges for 2017, Minis have none this year. It’s fair to say that there’s has been some disquiet on the BT front as none of the seven new faces are ‘specialists’ – three are ‘all-rounders’ from overseas (US, Belgium a...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 5Updated : 27/01/2017

I’VE HAD a message from Annabelle Twyman to advise a change of Min judge at the EABTC club show, with Andrea Newberry now doing the honours.      Entry for Manchester dog show (without CCs) was 13 dogs making 15 entries, excellent for a Thursday in January, especially considering that the BTs, who ...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 2Updated : 06/01/2017

HAPPY new year to one and all. The year kicked off with great news for us, with our dearly beloved Ch Grandopera Macchiato being awarded top Mini in Dog World’s annual completion. Proud is an understatement, especially as her mother, Ch Grandopera Global Warming, was top brood bitch which, along with her sire, Bullyon ...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 52Updated : 19/12/2016

SO THE MBTC Christmas family open show was a huge success. Carolyn Lambert tackled the 48 dogs entered and awarded BD and BIS to Mark Dodwell’s Aloukana Hold Your Fire. BB and RBIS was Steph White and Jay’s Kocoba’s Seaquest Chantilly by Aminirumpus. Dorne Vickers’ Duvessa Delphine was BP.  &n...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 50Updated : 12/12/2016

LORD – YOU’RE all going to think I’ve dropped off the face of the earth, I know, but it’s been one of those months. We attended the Dutch BTC international show in Leiden where Minis are scheduled on the Saturday. Dogs were judged by Yvette Capriano and bitches by Becky Poole.    &nb...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 42Updated : 14/10/2016

DOM AND I are fresh back from Spain where we had the pleasure of judging Bull Terriers and Miniatures at the CBTE Show in Talevera. The standard of the exhibits was pleasingly high.      BOB Miniature was Ruben BraBa’s outstandingly masculine and typy solid black brindle, Romeo of Mulhacen Bulls,...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 40Updated : 30/09/2016

THE ROYAL Court Hotel provided an excellent back drop to the MBTC’s international team event and championship show weekend and the Indian summer continued long enough provide warmth and sunshine each day.      Committee and visitors started to arrive on Friday with events proper getting off to an...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 38Updated : 15/09/2016

WELL, ITS dirty work… but someone has to do it! Here I am, exhausted with the effort of (massively) enjoying myself judging the Hungarian Central European Trophy and championship show just outside of Budapest. The Hungarian Club don’t do things by halves, which meant that Dom and I co-judged the Mini championshi...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 35Updated : 25/08/2016

SO, NUMBER two child now married off and what a great do it was – albeit that it meant we missed WKC and, talking of which, I must admit to having got my wires a tad crossed as far as the judge was concerned as, in fact, Gaye Branch is actually scheduled to judge the breed at South Wales (also at Builth – hence m...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 34Updated : 17/08/2016

ON JULY 6 I should have signed out ‘I’m going outside; I may be some time’. Apologies but the world’s been spinning rather too fast for us lately. Poor old Sammi, aka Mutdini, has had us dragging her back from death’s door (not for the first time over the years). Very long story short, she has b...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 29Updated : 14/07/2016

SO, WHAT’S new? At East of England DCC and BOB and making the cut in the terrier group was Joanne and Mark Phillips’ Bullyon Back to the Measure Dom with Carolyn and Bill Lambert’s Grandopera Didier Drogba in reserve. BCC, her first, went to Dr Mandy Bennett’s Quayardson Lady Delacour at Phunsize, whi...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 25Updated : 17/06/2016

SAD NEWS this week of the death of the lovely Betty Mildenhall. Betty and her husband Jack, who died some years ago, were world famous BT breeders under the renowned Hollyfir affix with their champion dogs triumphing across Europe, the US and Australia. While not breeders of Minis they were keen enthusiasts of the breed and ...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 24Updated : 13/06/2016

SOUTHERN Counties –where to start?!      First, the winners and BCC and BOB went to Malcolm Presland’s Ch Kofyn Kandy Krush with RBCC to Gary and Andrea Newberry’s Ukusa Maleficient.      DCC, his third, was Colin and Greta Dobbin’s Debully Shooting Star ...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 23Updated : 03/06/2016

BY THE time you read this, Southern Counties will have been and gone with its inaugural set of CCs for our breed – I look forward to seeing the results and will, of course, share them. I’ve searched online for the entry details for Border Union which is the next show on the agenda but, as yet, nothing published. ...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 21Updated : 20/05/2016

IS IT JUST me or, when it comes to the spring, do the days (and weeks) really fly by twice as fast as at other times of year?      The National has been and gone with Max King (‘terrier man’) judging our breed for the first time. Out of an entry of 33 he found his BCC and BOB in our own Gr...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 18Updated : 28/04/2016

I’M VERY sorry to have to report on the death of one of the breed’s best known and most successful breeders, Jacqui Thornley (Warbonnet). It’s no great secret that, over the years, we have enjoyed some great times together, but also some pretty catastrophic fall outs and so we were truly sorry when we heard...

Bull Terriers, Miniature - week 15Updated : 07/04/2016

NATIONAL Terrier arrived and we all scurried in the hall under torrential rain, BTs were on first after which the minis presented themselves – and what interesting reading the catalogue made with nine of the 54 entered having been bred overseas. Of the nine, the majority were German bred (five) with Spain (three) and H...

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