A great panel of judges from the UK and beyond, a warm welcome and a whole host of specials over the four days and we can only be talking about one thing, as last week the Birmingham National rolled into Stafford for its 160th show, and what a show it was.
AT ITS General Assembly Meeting held last weekend in Shanghai, Dr Tamás Jakkel from Hungary received a substantial majority vote for the Presidency of the FCI for a two year term, defeating the outgoing President Rafael de Santiago who had held the position since 2013.
There was a national all-breed show in Västerås, Sweden, on the last weekend of April. There were almost 3,000 dogs entered, so the show committee was pleased as it was more than the previous year.
West of England Ladies Kennel Association kicks off the outdoor show season, this year saw a very challenging experience for the committee, trade stands and exhibitors with the before, arrival and aftermath of a yellow weather warning issued by the met office.