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Dalmatians - week 8Updated : 16/02/2017

I WAS SURPRISED at the arrival of the Breed Records Supplement as it doesn’t seem that long ago that the autumn edition dropped on the doormat. It shows 245 registrations for the fourth quarter, on a par with the same period in 2015, so a total of 1,094 for the year and 104 up on last year.      Th...

Dalmatians - week 7Updated : 09/02/2017

NEWS IN brief this week I am afraid. John Moate officiated at the BDC open and found his BB and BIS in Emm’s Dallydyl Love In Idleness. BOS and RBIS was Neath-Duggan and Baker’s Ch Buffrey Incognito By Dalleaf.      BP was Sampson’s Dalstorm Eternal Promise and BVIS Hartley and Griffith...

Dalmatians - week 6Updated : 03/02/2017

THE SOCIAL event of the year has come and gone already and I find myself quite missing it. It is such a fabulous weekend, it’s almost disappointing when you leave on Sunday morning. We Dalmatianists are a great bunch really despite the occasional contretemps ringside when competitiveness gets the better of us and boy c...

Dalmatians - week 5Updated : 26/01/2017

DR RONALD James judged the breed at Manchester and found his BOB in the BCC winner Mark Dunnachie’s Dvojica Volition (Ch Alphadirato Future Brand ex Ch D Voodoo). Emmett and Simons’ Dallviro Reba Mac at Ellemstra (Ch Daedalus Deacon Blue at Shacarlu ex E Intuition at D) took the RBCC.      DC...

Dalmatians - week 4Updated : 20/01/2017

CHRISTIE’S Sophtspot In Sync (Jillocs Breaking The Waves at Sophtspot ex S Cha Cha Cha) won BP and BOB under Michelle Fort at Carlisle and then G4 and PG1 under Janet Kay. The competition for BPIS was judged by Tim Hutchings where he was then awarded the top spot.      At Malvern Sampson’s Da...

Dalmatians - week 3Updated : 12/01/2017

THE YEAR has started well with two new champions, Neath-Duggan and Baker’s Buffrey Incognito by Dalleaf (Ch Devil In Disguise at Jemblewood ex Ch B Gift Wrapped) and Christie’s Sophtspot Glitterati (Spotnik’s First Farao for Ormond ex S Cha Cha Cha), taking their third and crowning awards under Carol Harwoo...

Dalmatians - week 2Updated : 05/01/2017

GRAHAM Ingham, judge for Dalmatians at Burnley open show, has asked for a correction to be made to his critique which appeared in DW, Dec 30. He advises that the winner of the PG class was A and D Pawson’s Cragvallie Vinny’s Chance, who also took BOB and not as previously stated.      Stuar...

Dalmatians - week 1Updated : 29/12/2016

PAWSCARS voting is open and I see that Malcolm and Brenda Smith are nominees for best steward/s of the year. To vote go to the Dog World website and select your favourite in each category under the Pawscars page.      At Dublin, the breed was judged by Des Manton, who awarded the DGS and RBOB to Gamble...

Dalmatians - week 52Updated : 20/12/2016

SAD NEWS of the loss of another member of the Dalmatian community in Bob Gregory (Spotarton). Condolences to his family and friends who knew him well.      At Darwen Christie’s Sophtspot In Sync (Jilloc’s Breaking The Waves at S ex Jezebel The Astonishing S) won BP and BOB under Mike Gadsby...

Dalmatians - week 51Updated : 14/12/2016

JANET Saunders awarded her first set of CCs at LKA where her BCC and BOB was Finlay’s Dvojica Black Swan at Dalfin. RBCC was Christie’s Sophtspot Glitterati.      DCC went to Todhunter and Robinson’s Millbelle Young Gun and RDCC was Page’s Winflash Hugo Boss.   &nbs...

Dalmatians - week 50Updated : 12/12/2016

NEWS FROM Lynda Jackson this week telling me that Alphadal Can’t Buy Me Love (Caldecacre Chimango ex Tamilanda Pink Asterism from A) passed her Bronze Good Citizen award.      At Antrim Mrs O Carty-Page awarded Webster’s Int/Ir Ch Tamilanda Pink Addition to Dalmarno (Spiradals Just Black at...

Dalmatians- week 49Updated : 02/12/2016

THE DECEMBER issue of the KC Journal announces the following judges: Driffield 2017 (which I believe we have already have), Mrs A C Stubbs.      2018: the National, Dolores Precious; Three Counties, Mark Cocozza; BDC, dogs John Watson, bitches Lindsay Cutts, referee Malcom Smith; South Wales, Andrew Br...

Dalmatians - week 48Updated : 25/11/2016

SOME LOVELY open show results for the breed this week. At Bolsover Finlay’s Dvojica Black Swan at Dalfin (Ch Alphadirato Future Brand ex Ch Dvojica Voulez Vous) was BOB under Paula Goodswen and G3 under Ian Blackshaw.      Harrison-Stratford’s Dalminshi Dark Dakota at Dalkereve (Ch Washakie...

Dalmatians - week 47Updated : 18/11/2016

I’VE BEEN catching up with a few more old Spots of News just recently of which one is currently drying out on the towel rail in the bathroom again, because it took a dip off the edge of the bath.      In the April 1987 edition, I found a rather interesting piece about a member’s first visit...

Dalmatians - week 46Updated : 10/11/2016

THE BDC held its championship show at the Kennel Club Building on a chilly, but dry day. Judges were Cathy McCarthy for dogs and Bob Hernandez bitches.      Cathy awarded the DCC to Christie’s Ch Sophtspot Gold Dust and RDCC to Goff-Leggett’s Ch Washakie Shoshone Chief.    ...

Dalmatians - week 45Updated : 04/11/2016

CHRIS Pickup judged the breed at Midland Counties where from an entry of 53 dogs and 48 bitches with seven and nine absentees respectively. She shared the top awards across the Offordale and Sophspot kennels. BCC and BOB was Alexander’s Ch Offordale Larissa (Milbelle Lithium ex Ch O Catalina). DCC was Christie’s ...

Dalmatians - week 44Updated : 28/10/2016

VERY SAD news about the death of Peggy Pilgrim. In the time that I have been in the breed I knew her to be a kind and caring lady who was well respected among the Dalmatian community. For a full obituary please see page 4.      Sally-Ann Neath Duggan and Seb aka Buffrey Incognito by Dalleaf and Jenny A...

Dalmatians - week 43Updated : 21/10/2016

AT THE NOEDC open show Marion Sargent officiated over an entry of 53 dogs and 65 bitches with nine and 14 absentees respectively. Her BIS was the BD, Page’s Winflash Hugo Boss and RBIS the RBD, Gibb’s Phadante Mr Blue Sky, who won the award from the puppy class and therefore took BP as well.    ...

Dalmatians - week 42Updated : 13/10/2016

ESPEN Engh judged the breed at South Wales and awarded Christie’s Sophtspot Glitterati (Spotnik’s First Farao For Ormond ex Sophtspot Cha Cha Cha) her second CC and BOB. She then went into the group under Jill Peak and took G4. Littermate Sophtspot Gold Dust took his third and crowning CC. His first was awarded t...

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