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Rottweilers - week 9Updated : 22/02/2017

THE UNIVERSITY of Nottingham – School of Veterinary Medicine and Sciences held its third Rottweiler breed health seminar. The purpose behind these breed specific health days is to keep owners and breeders up to date with the latest projects: osteosarcoma study, vaccines and cruciate problems. New studies were announced...

Rottweilers - week 8Updated : 14/02/2017

IT WAS the turn of North of England RC to hold its open show. The judge was specialist Paul Perks (Dromnagus), who had an entry of 57.      BD and BIS went to Margaret Rowarth’s homebred Darkamar Eminem (Ch Hanbar Matcho ex D T’Pau), handled by Nick Bateman. RBD was Nick and Linda Sirett&rsqu...

Rottweilers - week 6Updated : 02/02/2017

LAST WEEK in my haste to complete the notes on time, I forgot to mention that Fantasa Over Kill is a level 2 NASDU general purpose security dog. He is the only Rottweiler to achieve both these titles. Congratulations to his owner Julie Aspinall and breeder Liz Dunhill, who also handles him in the show ring.   &nbs...

Rottweilers - week 5Updated : 26/01/2017

MANCHESTER had an entry of 101 dogs with specialist Dawn Rathmell judging.      It was a brilliant day for the Fantasa kennels winning three of the top awards and making F Over Kill up to a champion on the day.                &nbs...

Rottweilers - week 4Updated : 20/01/2017

THE ‘JUST ASK’ kennels announced on social media they had had a puppy confirmed with juvenile laryngeal paralysis and polyneuropathy (JLPP). I think this was a very honourable decision to make, especially at such a difficult time. They hope they can encourage everyone to test their breeding dogs, whatever country...

Rottweilers - week 3Updated : 11/01/2017

THE FIRST championship show of the year was Boston. The judge was specialist Marie Ward (Warrimead) who had an entry of 91 dogs.      DCC and BOB was Stuart Thompson and Alison James’ homebred Bamabel Abraham (Ger Ch Vrango vom Rauberwag ex Hanbar Maggie). RDCC was Nick and Linda Sirett’s A...

Rottweilers - week 2Updated : 05/01/2017

THE FIRST club show of the new year was Eastern Counties RC. It was held on Monday Jan 2, due to news year’s day being on a Sunday.      The judge was specialist Louise Cox with an entry of 51. BB and BIS was Dave and Sandra Lambert’s homebred Seittor Jelly Bean (S Aftershock ex Ch Estalea ...

Rottweilers - week 1Updated : 28/12/2016

AS FROM Jan 2017 any Kennel Club Assured Breeders will now have to elbow score any breeding dogs. It has been a recommendation for some time, it will now be mandatory. The member clubs of the Breed Council agreed this at a recent meeting and Sarah Morgan (Health Co-Ordinator) has been liaising with the KC. The KC has now con...

Rottweilers - week 52Updated : 19/12/2016

THE FINAL championship show of the year, LKA, was judged by specialist Leana Lewis (Graylea), who had an entry of 115.      DCC and BOB was Tim Galvin’s homebred Ballyseedyrotts Asthor (Ch/Ir Ch Cotarinn Fright Night ex Rosamic I’m Legend) handled by Jackie Stubbs. RDCC was Sharon Thompson,...

Rottweilers - week 50Updated : 12/12/2016

THE RC held its open show. It is a lovely festive show with lots of special Christmas prizes on offer.      The judge was specialist Dave Lambert (Seittor) who had an entry of 47. BD and BIS was John and Diane Allen’s Upend Zackeri at Jodipas (Darkarmar Curved Air ex Upend Valcadash), bred by Wen...

Rottweilers - week 49Updated : 01/12/2016

IT WAS the turn of Scottish RC to hold its Dog of the Year. It’s run on the same match system, but with the added competition of top yearling and puppy. The surprise judge was specialist Norma Windows (Hanbar).      BB and overall winner was Dave and Sandra Lambert’s homebred Ch Seittor Fin...

Rottweilers - week 48Updated : 24/11/2016

EASTERN Counties RC held the Dog of The Year competition. This is a great event, raising large amounts of money for charity, also giving exhibitors a chance to get those posh frocks out and enjoy a more social side of showing.      The surprise judge was breed specialist Irene Rattray (Varenka). Irene ...

Rottweilers - week 46Updated : 10/11/2016

AT W/PB of Scotland judging was specialist Alan Rekert (Vonkassel), giving CCs for the first time and had an entry of 80 dogs.       BCC and BOB was Janine Horton’s Juffther Happy Bunny (Ch Rostock Ring Of Fire ex J New Direction), bred by Ruth Linsley. RBCC was my and my mother’s home...

Rottweilers - week 45Updated : 03/11/2016

WE START this week with Midland Counties. No CCs for Rottweilers, but I believe they are being reinstated in 2019. Sharon Gallagher was judging an entry of 51.      BB and BOB was Janine Horton’s Juffther Happy Bunny (Ch Rostock Ring Of Fire ex J New Direction), bred by Ruth Linsley. RBB was Petr...

Rottweilers - week 44Updated : 27/10/2016

SOUTH Western RC held its championship show. We had breed specialists Richard Chaffe (Rougeau) judging bitches and Beth Finlayson dogs. The total entry was 124. I had entered and was disappointed not to be able to attend on the day. One of my young bitches hurt herself late in the afternoon on Saturday, so we had a trip to t...

Rottweilers - week 42Updated : 13/10/2016

A VERY busy weekend, four shows to report on this week.      First was the South Wales judged by Espen Engh (Norway) who had an entry of 101. DCC and BOB was Rosemary Poole’s homebred Ch Rostock Claas (Cito Von Junipera ex Rostock Zetta) and RDCC was Ian Trueman and Carol Brownridge’s Ch Je...

Rottweilers - week 41Updated : 06/10/2016

DRIFFIELD had an entry of 97 with Peter Jolley judging. DCC and BOB was Rosemary Poole’s homebred Ch Rostock Claas (Cito Von Junipera ex R Zetta) and RDCC was Gill Wharton’s homebred Falkor’s Mystery Puzzle (Wolfbass Enigma at F ex Rojaneva Kerrching).      BCC, her all-important thir...

Rottweilers - week 40Updated : 29/09/2016

I AM SORRY to start this week’s notes with the very sad news of the death of Geraldine Crawley. I know her passing was mentioned last week with her funeral arrangements, but there wasn’t time to add any details of her connection to Rottweilers. Both Geraldine and husband Bill, have been involved with the breed fo...

Rottweilers - week 39Updated : 22/09/2016

DARLINGTON had an entry of 114 with specialist Kirstie Forster (Meglamar) giving CCs for the first time. DCC and BOB was Trevor and Pearl Borne’s Dortmund Dodging Bullets at Trevearl (Ch Hanbar Matcho ex D Flirty Girtie), bred by Miss E Clark. RDCC was John and Tasha Osborne’s Carsal Leonardo at Icklesborne (Ponc...

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