Lovanium Trophy regains its CACIBs: Report and photos by Karl Donvil WHILE LAST year the Lovanium Trophy show in Belgium was granted only CACs and the number of entries was rather low at 1,245, this year’s entry could be called an explosion.
Starting a fire in Malta THE MALTESE National Canine Federation held a championship show on November 7 and 8 at the Cottonera Sports Complex.
Russia 2015 – dress rehearsal for the World Show 2016 - Report and photos: Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen THE RUSSIAN Kynological Federation (Kennel Club, RKF), usually holds two main events, the Eurasia show in the spring and the Russia show in the autumn. Then they normally also have, just before Christmas. the Golden Collar show, which is a kind of...
It was Zsolt’s weekend - Report and photos: Gabor Szalanczi HUNGARIAN professional handler Zsolt Hano has won a lot over the years, including BIS at the European Show in 2000 and at the World Show in 2013 at Budapest.
The Italians came, saw and conquered - Report and photos: Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen THE JYVÄSKYLÄ double show in Finland was a real triumph for the Italian dogs. The three dogs who won their groups and were placed among the final four in the best in show competition both days, were all Italian.
Danish delights - Report and photos: Joyce Crawford-Manton It is always a great honour to be invited to judge at the Winners Show, hosted by the Danish Kennel Club towards the end of the year, two days encompassing international shows with the added attraction on the second day of the Danish Winners title...
The end of Finland’s summer season - Report and photos by Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen AT THE last outdoor shows of the year in Finland we enjoyed lovely weather, a real Indian summer, the beginning of the season having been really bad weather-wise.
Double Dutch at Zwolle - Report and photos by Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen THE TREND for organising double shows has reached the Netherlands and double international shows took place at Zwolle on the first weekend of October.
MY THANKS FOR asking me to judge the Finnish Parson Russell Terrier Club specialty at Lohja.
A Roman holiday - Report and photos by Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen MOST ITALIAN shows nowadays are double shows, that is two one-day shows in then same place, one on Saturday, the other on Sunday.
Akita puppy best in Moscow I HAD the pleasure of judging the Russian Akita Club Show on October 3 in Moscow, where a record entry of 120 exhibits awaited me.
Border Collies in Belgium I WAS HONOURED and privileged to judge the Royal Canin-sponsored Belgian Border Collie Club’s specialty, held at the club’s own showground in September.
Selvaspinas dominate Italian Shelties I HAD THE honour and privilege of judging the Shetland Club d’Italia; my journey from Bologna airport took me to the area of Parco Urbano, 5km from the mediaeval town of Ferrara, which lies within the city walls on the banks of the Po River.
Style and elegance at Morris and Essex - Report and photos: Harold Gay/RBT AT 7.45PM on a wet, floodlight October evening, judge Dorothy Collier awarded the top two places at a championship dog show.
Welcome to all at Montgomery A FIVE-SHOW weekend with a hurricane threatened leads to interesting conditions. It leads to wind, rain, mud, one cancelled show (Devon) and very cold and miserable exhibitors.
Double shows in the heart of the Alps - Report and photos: Gabor Szalanczi DOUBLE international shows of the Austrian Kennel Club (ÖKV) took place at Innsbruck in the west of the country on August 15 and 16. Both days drew about 1,800 entries, a very good number nowadays, 300 more than last year.
Wolfhound, nine, tops hot Luxembourg - Report and photos: Karl Donvil Results: FCl and Karl Donvil WE ASSUMED the success of this year’s Luxembourg autumn show would be affected by the concentration of CACIB shows before and following the show. The week before there was Mechelen and the weekend following there was the Oslo European Dog Show...
General Tso takes Morris and Essex Best in show at Morris and Essex Kennel Club, the show held in New Jersey only every five years, was the Pekingese Gr Ch Pequest General Tso, owned by Nancy Shapland and David Fitzpatrick, and bred and handled by David...
Monte Cristo tops the terriers at Montgomery Attracting a large entry from all over the world, this year’s iconic Montgomery County Kennel Club Terrier show was judged by Clay Coady who chose his winner in the Wire Fox Terrier Gr Ch Hampton Court’s Monte Cristo...