Hannover CACIB: BIS Afghan, Agha Djari’s Lonesome Cowboy owned by Thomas & Boieck, BIS 2 Papillon, Griffin JP Manny Pacquiao owned by Weber & Usui, BIS 3 Airedale Terrier, Midsummer Dream Of Malton owned by Bouma & Steinbach/Aalbrecht.
It has been a busy year for the Swedish Kennel Club (SKK) who have tirelessly been working on schemes for the health of dogs especially the brachycephalic breeds English and French Bulldogs, Pugs, Boston Terriers and Pekingese
Best Russian Dog is the first independent ranking featuring the best-thoroughbred dogs, as well as professional breeders and handlers according to the results of international dog shows and provide an objective evaluation of their work.
The last show of the season is now always held in Stockholm and organised by the Swedish KC. This year the entry was over 7,000 dogs without puppies and with obedience, agility and freestyle the entry was 8,000 dogs.
Just got back from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, after judging dogs for their 10th anniversary show. I had a good time visiting their constantly busy city, judging dogs, and enjoying the VKA (Vietnam Kennel Association) hospitality.
In a move that has shocked the world of dogs, Channel 4, the home of the very successful Crufts TV programme, has taken the decision to dispense with the services of popular TV commentator Peter Purves who has been associated with Crufts TV coverage for many years.