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Skye Terriers - week 18Updated : 26/04/2017

FOLLOWING on from last week’s notes I can tell you that at the STC AGM the breeder assistance scheme was discussed. The aim of the scheme is to widen the Skye gene pool here in the UK. Financial assistance is offered to club members in the form of grants of £800 to help cover the additional expenses associated wi...

Skye Terriers - week 17Updated : 19/04/2017

THE STC held its open show and I understand that the show ran smoothly and that the atmosphere was warm and friendly. Arina Zvezdina provided a lovely chocolate cake, with the club logo on it, to share amongst the exhibitors. I am told the cake was much appreciated and enjoyed by all.      Hanna Granlund...

Skye Terriers - week 15Updated : 04/04/2017

FOLLOWING on from the news from Scottish Breeds last week Julie Harrison’s Ch/Ir Ch Knowlesprin Jailhouse Roc for Trenson won the veteran stakes under David Shields. Mr Shields also awarded Moira Barrass’ Ch Spirit Of The Isle of Gallondean reserve in the champion stakes.      Cath Parker jud...

Skye Terriers - week 14Updated : 30/03/2017

JIM FALCONER judged the Skyes at Scottish Breeds. DCC and BOB was Jane Curtis’ Ch Brakemill Barnum. RDCC was Gail Marshall’s Emoticon Kiaora Glorfindel.      BCC also went to Jane with Ch B Briar Rose. RBCC was Arina Zvezdina’s Juger Eidelweiss Mary Poppins. BP was Robert’s Glorfi...

Skye Terriers - week 12Updated : 21/03/2017

AS MANY of you will already know on March 11 my heart was shattered into a million pieces when John died. I know that even if I manage to put it back together I will never be whole again. John was a part of me, the best part, and he will always live on in my heart.      We met when I was just 18 and I fe...

Skye Terriers - week 10Updated : 01/03/2017

MY APOLOGIES for the lack of notes recently – I am sure that most of you know that John was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer of the pancreas. I cannot describe how I feel, let alone how John must feel, so I will not try. I do however want to say thank you to those of you who have sent messages, cards or called u...

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

MARGARET Samuel and her dogs have been keeping the Skye flag flying. Midglet and Donald both achieved their Good Citizen gold awards, but were not content to stop there.      They continue training and enjoying life and have now passed the following training club tests of advanced for Midglet and platinu...

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

THIS YEAR Skye Terriers had Manchester show reinstated the Skye Terrier classes. The judge, Alan Small, awarded the following: BD and BOB went to Jayne Curtis’ homebred Ch Brakemill Barnum and RBD was my own Salena The Magnificent One.      BB was My Ch Salena Silver Sapphire and RBB was Kirsty Mil...

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

I HOPE you have all had a good start to the new year and that 2017 is happy and peaceful.      On January 8 John and I had our first really early morning start of the new year when we headed to Boston. I am pleased to say that Salena The Magnificent One (Jose) was BD and BNSC and his litter sister Ch S...

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

GAIL MARSHALL has been in touch to with regard to adverts for the STC Stud Book. The deadline date has now been extended to Jan 31. Copy must be sent to Anne Ankcorn, Cath Parker or Gail.      I wish you all a happy and peaceful new year. SUE BREEZE, 01283 761941, suebreeze@gmail.com

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

KIRSTY Miller judged the breed at LKA. DCC and BOB was Julie Harrison’s Ch/Ir Ch Knowlespring Jailhouse Roc for Trenson, bred by Janet Woodhead. RDCC was my own homebred Salena The Magnificent One.      BCC was Jane Curtis’ Ch Brakemill Briar Rose. RBCC was Simon Whinncup’s homebred B...

Skye Terriers - week 50Updated : 07/12/2016

CATH PARKER has asked me to remind STC members that it is almost that time of year when Skye Terrier Club membership fees are due namely Jan 1. Members who pay their membership by Jan 31, 2017, and by that time each year, are eligible to receive all relevant ballot papers. Members who pay their fees after that date will not ...

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

MY APOLOGIES for the lack of notes recently but the Skye world appears very quiet at present.      On a personal note it seems like forever since I went to a dog show. As well as the lack of shows the awful weather lately is making my Skyes, and me, just a bit stir crazy. On a good note however I am pl...

Skye Terriers - week 45Updated : 04/11/2016

ALTHOUGH Skyes do not have classes at Midland Counties they were fairly well represented in the AVNSC terrier classes with four Skyes present, but no main winners.      Jane Curtis’ homebred Ch Brakemill Barnum won the Good Citizens stakes class under Helen Davenport-Willis. SUE BREEZE, 01283 ...

Skye Terriers - week 44Updated : 26/10/2016

THANK you to Cath Parker for sending me the news from the STC breed specific day. The seminar was well attended. Cath says that, as usual, the dogs were the stars of the day and sends a big thank you to Jane Curtis, Sarah Downes, Chris and Tony Burscough, Janet Woodhead, Julie Harrison and Arina Zvezdina for providing the do...

Skye Terriers - week 43Updated : 19/10/2016

A REMINDER from Cath Parker that it is time to send in your updated CVs for the Skye Terrier Club judging list. Those judges who are not on the list but would like to be considered should also submit their applications now for the judges sub committee to consider. CVs and applications should be posted to Cath Parker, 19 Pit ...

Skye Terriers - week 42Updated : 13/10/2016

ANDY HAMILTON judge Skyes at South Wales. DCC was Jane Curtis’ homebred Ch Brakemill Barnum. RDCC was Mrs J Thomson’s Glorfindel Shadow Boxer, bred by Gail Marshall.      BCC and BOB was Jane Curtis’ homebred Ch B Briar Rose. RBCC was my own homebred Ch Salena Silver Sapphire. BP was ...

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

I COULD not attend Driffield this year as my eldest son got married that weekend, so needless to say it was an exciting and busy weekend for us! Tony Burscough judged the breed. BD was Jane Curtis’ homebred Ch Brakemll Barnum. RBD was Sue Large’s Juger Eidelweiss Mickey Mouse is Madaza.     ...

Skye Terriers - week 40Updated : 28/09/2016

THE STC held its 70th anniversary show on the Isle of Skye. The Scottish branch of the club was also celebrating as it was its 40th anniversary. The Scottish branch held a lovely welcome meeting on the Friday evening before the show on the Saturday. There was canapés, wine and whisky tasting on offer. Most importantly...

Skye Terriers - week 39Updated : 22/09/2016

AS AT RICHMOND Darlington had six Skyes entered although unlike Richmond there were no CCs on offer. All six were present for judge D Graham. BD and BOB was awarded to my own homebred Salena The Magnificent One. RBD and BV was Julie Harrison’s Ch Knowlesping Jailhouse Roc for Trenson (Archer) bred by Janet Woodhead. BB...

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