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Bergamasco - week 48Updated : 24/11/2016

REDDITCH is holding a limited Christmas show, the only limited show in this country, with four import classes. This club is extremely good at supporting the imported breeds and I hope that they will be supported. REYNA KNIGHT, reyna@uwclub.net

Bergamasco - week 47Updated : 16/11/2016

ENORMOUS crowds gathered at the Bergamasco stand at the National Pet Exhibition held at the NEC. Many were children enjoying the natural friendliness of the breed.  On the Saturday we had three dogs present and the same on the Sunday and thanks go to Amanda, Lee and Alice together with children Niall and Zane.  ...

Bergamaschi - week 27Updated : 22/06/2015

I ATTENDED the World Show in Milan, Italy, together with a group of people from many countries who were showing their Bergamaschi. Donna and Stephen DeFalis with their dog Tina had come perhaps the furthest distance, travelling from the US, but others were from Switzerland, Italy and Norway, plus many other places.  ...

Bergamaschi - week 29Updated : 14/07/2014

MY HUSBAND David Knight died suddenly on June 23. David was one of the founder members of both the BC of GB and the Bergamasco Owners and Friends Fraternity (BOFF) and joint owners of the first male Bergamasco imported into this country and in addition reared the first greys in this country bred by Dr Andreoli. He ...

Bergamaschi - week 25Updated : 11/06/2014

CALSHAIR Losgaintir (Cicci), ably shown by Steve Poole and owned by Chris and Alasdair Walker, took a first from Tim Hutchings at the Royal Cornwall show. The head steward of the Show, Bevan Osorne, after the judging, explained to the crowd how rare this breed was – this was the second year that the Bergamasco has ...

Bergamaschi - week 24Updated : 06/06/2014

BATH showground was immaculate although unfortunately you had to get there from the car park which was, due to the weather, a quagmire. I even had to be pushed onto the field when I arrived and it took two men to push me out. Having said all of that great efforts were made by Bath committee to do all they could to ...

Bergamaschi - week 33Updated : 06/08/2013

PAIGNTON saw three Bergamaschi showing under Terry Nethercott. Calshair Carradal of Chique, owned by Mr and Mrs Knight, took BP while Calshair Losgaintir, owned by Mr and Mrs Walker, was first in PB. Ribellepelos Pamina from Burgeon, owned by Mrs Tomkins, was second in PGB and LB.      Plan...

Bergamaschi - week 30Updated : 16/07/2013

AT THE recent inaugural meeting of BOFF (the proposed Bergamasco Owners, Friends and Fraternity) a number of photograph competitions were held, and it has given me great pleasure today to sign the certificates. They ranged from ‘re-arranging the garden’ to a special one, care in the community’, which was given to D...

Bergamaschi - week 29Updated : 12/07/2013

ON JULY 6 at Bickenhill, the proposed Bergamasco Owners and Friends Fraternity (BOFF) met for the first time. This was to be a social event with training input and would also be the inaugural meeting of BOFF. More than 15 Bergamaschi, some puppies and some adults, arrived for this event and it was a pleasur...

Bergamaschi - week 24Updated : 10/06/2013

ON JULY 6 the first meeting of the new proposed club which, if the Kennel Club approves, will be called the Bergamasco Owners Friends Fraternity known as (BOFF), will take place. The venue is St Peter’s Church Hall, Bickenhill. There will be coat information including early grooming and how the coat matures and als...

Bergamaschi - week 23Updated : 28/05/2013

THE ROTTGERS and Beasleys have done it again winning BP at the National under Bill Browne-Cole. Tarot, as he is known, was well handled by Sarah Beasley, a young lady who been one of the leading lights in the junior handling field in the past with a Bergamasco. BOB went to a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog.  ...

Bergamaschi - week 21Updated : 14/05/2013

THE BERGAMASCO Owners and Friends Fraternity is holding a ‘meet the breed’ day on Saturday July 6 at St Peter’s Church Hall, Church Lane, Bickenhall, near Solihull, close to Birmingham Airport, at 10.30am until 4pm. Advance bookings only and to register email chriswalker00@hotmail.co.uk or reyna@uwclub.net....

Bergamaschi - week 20 Updated : 08/05/2013

UP UNTIL this year we have had little to report, but now it is all happening. It was marvellous to hear from Helen Tompkins that her bitch Ribellepelos Pamina from Burgeon, better known as Palmena, delivered seven healthy puppies. The sire is our Dolce av Villrose Bakken of Chique.    &n...

Bergamaschi - week 18Updated : 23/04/2013

AS EVERYONE knows there are always two sides to every coin and this week both sides have occurred; the good news and the sad news.      Let us start with the sad news; I had a phone call from Pippa Brown who has been living in France for the last five years advising me that their Ber...

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