THE RADUNO Border Collie Club, in collaboration with the l’Italian Border Collie Club, held a championship show in the beautiful grounds of the Castello di Masino in Ivrea where I had the privilege to be invited to judge.
THE GERMAN Poodle Club (DPK) held a championship specialty show where Anita Bax and I were asked to be the replacement judges. The show had drawn a wonderful entry of well over 150.
I WAS DELIGHTED to be invited back to Germany for the tenth time, this time to judge the British Herding Breeds Club show held in Gotha, a three-hour drive from Frankfurt airport.
QUEENSLAND is known as the ‘Sunshine State’ and it certainly lived up to its name when I went out to judge the Dachshund Club of Queensland’s Thea Scherf Memorial Show in July; even though it was winter time the daytime temperature never dipped...
DON’T CONFUSE the LKV Show in Genk with the Ambiorix Trophy show held in the same halls. The Haspengouwse Canine Society is the youngest in Belgium and had the ambition to hold its own CACIB show.
LOMMEL may be one of Belgium’s smallest shows, but it is also one of the cosiest. The sports centre is surrounded by grass and trees and you are half inside, half outside. You don’t have the feeling of being in a hall.
THE ST BERNARD clubs have an international organisation, the WUSB, founded 48 years ago. Now there are 25 member clubs from 22 countries.
A WEEK after the World Show a double international show took place in Hungary, organised by the Szekesfehervar Kennel Club.
The first of the Summer Night Shows, the Interra Terrier Specialty and the first all breed show prove successful for the well known Wire Fox Terrier, Ch King Arthur van Foliny Home who has taken BIS at borh.
THERE WERE two national one-day all-breed shows in Finland on the last weekend of June, one at Pieksämäki in the eastern part of the country and the other at Karjaa, on the south coast.
THIS WAS my first visit to the wonderful island of Malta. The Malta CS held its first Eukanuba National Championship back-to-back evening shows, where my co-judge Margaret Wildman and I judged half the show each evening, and I judged BIS on the...
Results, galleries, articles and a blog from the Split Summer shows in Croatia.
THERE WERE 2,700 dogs entered at Riihimäki, although it was ‘only’ a national show.
HAMINA is a small town in south-eastern Finland, near the Russian border. It is famous for its unique city layout. In the middle is the city hall, and the streets go around it in circles.
AFTER A crisis a few years ago it was doubtful if there would be a future for Belgium’s Wieze show. But a new committee often brings a new spirit and the success of last year was not a fluke but has clearly been perpetuated.
THE HUNGARIAN Australian and English Sheepdog Club (AAPKK) held its specialty on May 2, during the afternoon of the Budapest Grand Prix Show.
TAMPERE international show has been one of the biggest shows in Finland; this is one of the largest cities and lies practically in the middle of the country.
IT WAS a great pleasure for me to be invited back to judge in Germany for the ninth time, this time for the British Herding Breeds Club in Wiesental. Such a friendly club and sporting exhibitors plus a perfect ring steward, Carolyn, and secretary...
FINLAND’S hectic show season began when the outdoor events started in May. There are shows on every weekend.