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Norwegian Buhunds - week 26Updated : 21/06/2017

I HAVE often commented on how the English summer can change from one day to next. This year on the whole it has been very dry especially in the South East. Last weekend it was very windy, but this weekend the heat kicked in with virtually no wind and temperatures rose in some places to over 30 degrees.    &nb...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 25Updated : 15/06/2017

OUR JUDGE at Three Counties was Debbie Stansbury, who started judging in 1985 and now gives CCs in Dobermans and BSDs Groenendael, Malinois and Tervueren. She has bred ch Dobermans and also made up a Groenendael.      The show moves its group days, which is only right, and this year pastoral day was Thur...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 24Updated : 08/06/2017

SOUTHERN Counties is known for having FCI judges officiate, particularly those from the Nordic countries and this year was no exception. Our judge was Pirjo Aaltonen from Finland who since 1989 has bred Rough Collies and Tibetan Terriers with the Triamus prefix. She judges all breeds in Finland and has also judged in Denmark...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 23Updated : 01/06/2017

THE WEATHER the week before the bank holiday was very hot almost country wide, here in London the temperature was pushing 30 degrees on several days, with the dogs lying in the garden till 10pm, not really wanting to come in for the night. More worryingly the forecast for the weekend was for 30 degrees. Years ago I showed an...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 22Updated : 26/05/2017

SUNDAY was pastoral day at SKC, Margaret Garvie told me “the day dawned with lessening of the torrential rain of the previous day. The sun even showed its face when exercising the dogs and as in recent years the show took place in the Highland and Lowlands Halls. There were a number of breeds in front of us so we had a...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 21Updated : 17/05/2017

NO SHOWS but as usual Buhund owners were out and about with their dogs, and to prove it Sarah Stonton sent me the following: “Six Buhunds and their followers met up in the village of Alwalton, which is literally half a mile from the roundabout to the East of England Showground, Peterborough. This is a common starting p...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 20Updated : 11/05/2017

A REMINDER that the club’s 50th celebration weekend is being held in July, details are on the club website. We hope that you will all be able to come and make it a special weekend. If you want to attend the dinner dance on the Saturday evening you do need to book your tickets in advance.      ...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 19Updated : 04/05/2017

WELKS the first show for the breed with CCs since Crufts. Our judge was the very popular and respected Jeff Luscott. He last judged the breed at the club breed ch show in 2015. Jeff stated judging in 1980 with Great Danes and is now passed to award CCs in 57 breeds in the UK. He judged the pastoral group at Crufts in 2013. H...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 18Updated : 26/04/2017

NEIL HOOD, who owns Ch Arnscorft Di Nah Sawr Us Rex (Dino) with Julian Collins and Sturtmoor Eeza Geeza with Sophie Wildig and Paul Glaholm, recently ran the Hampshire Top Dog competition at the Sparsholt Equestrian Centre, something he has done for some years and Dino and Geeza where there, of course, to supervise the proce...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 17Updated : 20/04/2017

AFTER the AGM I promised I would give you the results of the annual trophies, which are awarded on a points system. Buhund of the Year, which is worked out on CCs, RCCs, BOBs and group placings was Lorraine Bolton and Jenny Shorer-Wheeler’s ‘Piika’, Ch Maidofcopper for Kormandel (Norw Ch Gnipagrottens Qu ex...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 16Updated : 12/04/2017

THE CLUB open show moved from Overseal Village Hall to the Shirland Village Hall in Derbyshire, which was larger than Overseal and gave show manager Jacqui Walmsley more choice in the layout of the ring. There was also more room for cages and it was generally much easier to walk around. Outside there is large flat area of gr...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 15Updated : 06/04/2017

A RECENT weekend was very busy for a number of members and their dogs. It started on the Saturday with Millie Lambert attending Bristol Dog Club show at Hutton Moor Leisure Centre, Weston Super Mare. She took her husband’s homebred Sturtmoor Destiny’s Day (Lotto) who was BOB and her seven-and-half-month old puppy...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 14Updated : 30/03/2017

NO SHOWS to report but reading some old Bu News from the late 1970s, I decided not a lot has changed, having seen an article which reminded me of a piece I wrote a few weeks ago. This was about a lady who said to Maureen Lake who was out walking Knytshall Cora Sun Drop of Maubrea, “such a pretty dog but obviously a mix...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 13Updated : 22/03/2017

ONE LAST reflection on Crufts from Jenny Shorer Wheeler. It was her 20th time there and Ch Maidof Copper of Kormandel (Piika) co owned with Lorraine Bolton won the 20th CC for dogs bred or owned by the Koromandel kennel. Jenny said it was just five years ago she was dreaming of holding a large green card, rather than just pa...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 12Updated : 16/03/2017

IT IS ALL over for another year pastoral day was Sunday. We had a late start of 10am. Our judge was the well know and highly respected Espen Engh from Norway. He has judged in 60 countries and his kennel of Jet’s Greyhounds is world famous. The top dog in Norway who represented the country in the Eukanuba World Challen...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 11Updated : 08/03/2017

DEPENDING on whether you read these notes online or in paper form, Crufts will either be about to happen or have happened but whichever it is, I hope all of you that attended enjoyed the show and you will have taken the best dog home.      At Oakhampton Yvonne King’s Ch Trelowen Heligan (Sami) was ...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 10Updated : 03/03/2017

AS USUAL Buhunds and their owners have been out and about flying the Buhund flag. Brenda Bethell wrote to tell me about the Welsh Junior of the Year 2017: “Husband Tony and I decided that our Minforst Galadreil (Ella) by Zodiac’s Featuring Fredrik At Taevas of Minforst ex Lux/Int Ch Arnscroft Glad Di Ola, should ...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 9Updated : 23/02/2017

LAST JUNE the following petition was discussed in Parliament: “Fireworks now occur at all times of the day and evening for many weeks during the autumn and winter. Pet and animal owners struggle to keep their companion animals safe during this extended period. We call for fireworks use by the general public to be permi...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 8Updated : 16/02/2017

THE 50th NATIONAL W/PB open show was held as usual at the Sports Connexion Ryton-on-Dunsmore. Judge Charlotte John found her BOB and BP in Sarah Stanton’s Arnscroft In Di Ana Jack. He was later shortlisted in the puppy group under Caroline Friends-Rees. The group here, as always, was very full having over 20 puppies pr...

Norwegian Buhunds - week 7Updated : 09/02/2017

NO CHAMPIONSHIP shows for the breed but members have been out and about with their dogs. In Scotland Debbie Penniston-Fleming took Ch/Am Ch Visions Of Dino of Trollheim who she co-owns with Pat Williams, a long-time supporter of the breed, to the Caledonian 300 class open show held at the Lowland Hall, Ingliston. He was BNSC...

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