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Manchester Terriers - week 21Updated : 18/05/2017

FOR THE first time, we had Manchester Terrier classes at Ruthin open show at the Llangollen Pavillion. BOB and G3 went to Alison Jones’ Barleydust Fayre Day (Suzie) and BP and GP4 was Debbie Tavener’s Eaglespur Red Hot (Ayla). The breed judge was Jayne Alpe and the group judge was Penny Sands. Handling Suzie, Wil...

Manchester Terriers - week 20Updated : 12/05/2017

KEVIN Carter’s Ch Digelsa Declaration (Alfie) was awarded G1 at the Birmingham National. The group judge was Max King. Alfie was bred by and handled by Mick Oxley. What a fantastic achievement for them and the breed. It is only two weeks since Alfie was awarded G3 at WELKS. This is his second G1; the first was last yea...

Manchester Terriers - week 19Updated : 05/05/2017

AT WELKS group judge Jeff Luscott awarded G3 to Kevin Carter’s Ch Digelsa Declaration (Alfie). What a great year he is having. Vanessa Cox was the breed judge who awarded him his DCC and BOB. BCC was Bethany Cawley’s Ch Marlablue In A Twirl (Lollie). Not a bad result seeing as she is just out of maternity leave. ...

Manchester Terriers - week 18Updated : 27/04/2017

IT HAS been another week of activities for the Manchester fraternity. The highlight of the weekend was the St George’s parade in Manchester. We have been part of this parade for a number of years and are definitely welcomed by the public.      This year the parade organisers made us some dog coats,...

Manchester Terriers - week 17Updated : 24/04/2017

THE EASTER bank holiday brought with it a flurry of shows, agility events and our first outdoor breed stand of the year. We saw some excellent group placings at a number of open shows across the country.      Val Saville’s Simjest Back To Black by Dobermatian (Callie) was BP, RBOB and PG3 at Eastwo...

Manchester Terriers - week 16Updated : 13/04/2017

IT WAS the BMTC’s AGM last week. Unfortunately at the last moment I was not able to go. The puppies had found a trailing lamp wire and pulled it and a shelf from the bookcase along with a number of books. The crashing noise was horrendous along with the very frightened squealing from the puppies.    &nb...

Manchester Terriers - week 15Updated : 07/04/2017

WELL, DIDN’T we do well across a range of activates this week? Our dogs were certainly flying the flag for Manchester Terriers.      Firstly congratulations to Ann and Chris Harrison and their first champion Magpiebank Ash (Ash). At National Terrier breed judge Malcolm Abbot awarded Ash his third C...

Manchester Terriers - week 14Updated : 31/03/2017

THE AGILITY season has started and we are already seeing our MTs making their mark in the agility ring.      Sandra Stringer, Carol Wicker, and Judy Thurlow were at the DBDT agility show at Larling, Norfolk at the weekend. Sandra Stringer writes: “Thought it was going to be a nearly day, just out o...

Manchester Terriers - week 12Updated : 16/03/2017

WHAT A fantastic day the breed had on the first day of Crufts. We had the breed judging in hall 1, the Obreedience team in hall 5, the breed stand in hall 3, Lesley Olbinson’s Mr Darcy on the sofa and TV with Clare Balding and Nigel Keates’ Mabel and Betty sporting their hats in the newspapers.    ...

Manchester Terriers - week 11Updated : 10/03/2017

WE HEARD the sad news this week that Nerolie de Lavis-Trafford died peacefully on Friday March 3. Nerolie’s niece, Caroline Pye, was with her at the time.      Nerolie has been linked to the breed since 1968 and since 2014 was president of the British Manchester Terrier Club (BMTC). Before this she...

Manchester Terriers - week 10Updated : 03/03/2017

UNFORTUNATELY, due to Baylee’s continued ill-health and the need to get her to the vets, I was unable to attend the British MTC open show. I was really looking forward to it and missed not being able to catch up with people. From posts on Facebook it seems to have been enjoyed by those present.     ...

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....

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