The Best in Show winner of the Helsinki Winner All-Breed International Dog Show held on December 6 in the capital of Finland was (pictured below) Marianna Korpi's and Annet Finnig's Cocker Spaniel, Coastline Johnny B Good.
More than 6,700 dogs competed for this title and the other three finalists chosen by the Finnish all-rounder Marja Talvitie were Laurent Heinesche's and Maarit Kalke's Pomeranian, Linnanhaltijan Quartz; Selen Stina's Miniature Dachshund, Naa-Naan Llotulitus, and Raimo Suominen’s Norwich Terrier, Nanstop Polkagris, who also won a prestigious Veteran BIS competition out of over 200 veterans presented at this show.
Photo by Deya
BIS at Wels in Austria last weekend was Maya Shtirbu’s Shih Tzu, Ch Blue Diamond, (aka Jimmy), bred by Ilana Lecher and handled and groomed by Javier Gonzalez Mendikote. BIS judge was Mrs Carla Molinari, (Portugal) group judge Mrs Heidi Kirschbihler (left) & breed judge Mr Sean Delmar (right) from Ireland pictured with Elisabeth Manner the Secretary of the Austrian Kennel Club.
Best in Show at the on Sunday November 16th in Geneva was the Wirehaired Dachshund, Dolce Fontana Di Trevi owned by Annaluce Saletti, handled by Javier Mendikote. The Breed & Group Judge was Attila Czeglédi and the BIS Judge was Nicolas De Bedout Sknar (Left). Also pictured are the Joint Show Organisers, Laurent Pichard and Barbara Muller.
Norway’s biggest show weekend took place from November 14th to 16th.
The weekend started with the Norwegian Winner Show on Friday with a huge entry of over 7,000 dogs from 21 countries in 306 breeds! This was followed by the Nordic Winner on Saturday and Sunday, which, this year, was organised by the Norwegian Kennel Club, so in total the entry was 14,000 dogs in three days in this small town, Lilestrom, just 10 minutes away from Oslo in Norway.
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