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

WE HAVE had some fabulous wins at open shows this week, starting with BIS for Jane Ferguson’s Ch Felfree Rocket (Finn) at Maidenhead. Hector Heathcote was the BIS judge and the group judge was Sharon Ames. The following day at Horley Jeanette Field made Finn BNSC and G1.      It was RBIS for Mark a...

Manchester Terriers - week 8Updated : 17/02/2017

AT PORTSMOUTH and Southsea open show Jane Ferguson’s Ch Felfree Rocket (Finn) was BNSC terrier and G1.      Breed specialist Jane Goodwin had her first judging appointment at Yorkshire Sporting Terrier. She wrote the following: “Fulfilled a long time dream of mine yesterday when I had my firs...

Manchester Terriers - week 7Updated : 10/02/2017

WE HAVE an entry of 62 dogs, 30 dogs and 32 bitches at Crufts this year. We are in hall 1, ring 8 at 8.30am. Please note the early start, it is going to be a long day for those of you who have a long way to travel. I am one of the lucky ones with only a 25 minute journey. For those who can don’t forget to stay over aft...

Manchester Terriers - week 6Updated : 03/02/2017

MAY I FIRST congratulate Kevin Carter and Ch Digelsa Declaration (Alfie) handler and breeder Mick Oxley. Alfie will be representing the breed at the Vulnerable Breed Competition at Crufts. The judge is Stuart Plane, he also judged our breed at Manchester.       Jane Ferguson’s Ch Felfree Rocke...

Manchester Terriers - week 5Updated : 27/01/2017

STUART Plane had a good entry of 29 (seven absences) at Manchester. We do not have CCs at this show. BOB, BD and G4 was Kevin Carter’s Ch Digelsa Declaration (Alfie). The group judge was Mr M Vickers. This is Alfie’s second group place this year. What a great start to his 2017 show year.     ...

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

VICKI and Laura Sharpe were very pleased to receive KC confirmation that Laura’s dog Rosettia Ruby Reflection (Ruby) has achieved her Bronze Agility Warrant. Ruby is trained and handled by Laura, aged 13.       Laura and Ruby’s winning form continued at Dog Vegas KC Show when she won Gra...

Manchester Terriers - week 3Updated : 13/01/2017

WELL THE show season is up and running for 2017 and Manchester Terriers are already making their presence known.      Boston hosted the first general championship show of the year. We do not have CCs at this show. BD, BOB and G3 was Kevin Carter’s Ch Digelsa Declaration (Alfie). The breed judge w...

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

CONGRATULATIONS to owners and breeders of 2016’s dog, brood bitch and stud dog. Kevin Carter and C Harrison’s Ch Digelsa Declaration (Alfie) is the Dog World/Arden Grange and Our Dog’s top dog. Mick and Gill Oxley’s Ch Digelsa De Ja Vu (Rio) is the top brood bitch. The top stud is Gill and Clive Knigh...

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

I HOPE you all enjoyed your new year celebrations. Wishing you all happiness and good health in 2017 from the ‘Pinkadees’ pack.       Our first priority; we have an 18 month old dog in Somerset needing a new home. For more information contact Martin Kirkbride on 07855 554824 or martin....

Manchester Terriers - week 52Updated : 20/12/2016

I HOPE you all had a festive Christmas and you are looking forward to your new year celebrations. Wishing you all happiness and good health in 2017.       Kevin Carter and C Harrison’s Ch Digelsa Declaration (Alfie) is the Dog World/Arden Grange provisional annual leader for top Manchester T...

Manchester Terriers - week 51Updated : 15/12/2016

LKA WAS the last championship show for 2016. It is a local show for me, just 20 minutes away and I always look forward to it. It is a time to catch up with friends and see some lovely dogs in the ring. This year was extra special because Manchester Terriers were not just in the breed show, we could also be found in the Obree...

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

THE RAT Catchers had a fantastic first place at the Stoneleigh obreedience heat. The team members were Liz Stedman with Mansiya Dare To Be Different (Perry), Liz Hammett with Bryedal Jandy (Oscar), Zoë Lindop with Rollsbrook Moonbeam (Luna), and Helen Fletcher with Joemario Just A Dash (Shimmy).    &nb...

Manchester Terriers - week 49Updated : 05/12/2016

MANCHESTER Terriers had a few nice group wins at open shows last weekend. At her first outing at six months on the day, Val Saville’s Simjest Back To Back Dobermation (Callie) was BP and G2 at Sedgley and Gornal. The breed judge was Andrea Keepence-Keyte (Alandobel) and the group judge was Mike Spencer (Bannonbrig). ...

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

SANDRA Stringer’s Turpin (Rattustrap Directors) had a good day at the DBDT agility show at Larling, Norfolk. He had a first and a second in medium combined grades 6 and 7 jumping and second in medium combined grades 6 and 7 agility. This means he has now accumulated sufficient points (800) to be awarded his gold agilit...

Manchester Terriers - week 47Updated : 18/11/2016

JANE FERGUSON’S Ch Felfree Rocket (Finn) had a day to remember at Guildford open show. He was BOB, G1 and BIS. The breed judge was Bethany Cawley, group judge Rachel Barney and the BIS judge Carole Smedley.      Another good memory for Jane was Finn passing his Good Citizen bronze test. Jane wrot...

Manchester Terriers - week 46Updated : 11/11/2016

MIKE ROWBOTTOM had a very successful weekend at open shows with Calastoa’s Amber Gambler at Ttombowor (Eric). At Stockport he was BOB under Mrs L Wright and G4 under Mrs F Freer (Felfree). At Liverpool he was BOB under Lee Reynolds (Etterbern) and G4 under Robby Wright (Saltrebor).      At Covent...

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

IT WAS nice catching up with everyone at Midland Counties. Gill Knight and Harry Charlton both looked well after their recent spells in hospital, not together I hasten to add. Estella Sexton was also doing an excellent job selling the BMTC calendar.      Liz Cartledge had 42 entries with 31 dogs (two a...

Manchester Terriers - week 44Updated : 31/10/2016

JUDY THURLOW and her band of helpers were representing the breed at Discover Dogs at ExCel, London.      Judy writes: “It still amazes me how many more people know the breed; year on year this increases which is testament to all those MT owners who give up their time to promote the breed across t...

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

WE HAVE had a couple of good successes at open shows this week. Mike Rowbottom’s Calastoa’s Amber Gambler at Ttombowor (Eric) had a good day at Clitheroe. He won BOB and G2 under Graham Dowdy (Denzilly). At the Terrier Club of Devon and Cornwall Bethany Cawley’s star of the day was Victor James Montague (Ma...

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