Bernese News 29th April 2015




The Bernese entry for SKC Championship Show (May) 2015 has been announced as 

47 exhibits giving 48 entries for all-rounder judge Robin Newhouse (Annecy).  

For comparison, the entry at the 2014 show was 49 exhibits giving 54 entries with 4 absentees for 

breed specialist judge Anne Longbottom (Legecium)


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A very sincere THANK YOU to Angie Hensley and her Bernese Harley for sending a donation 

of £5o to Bernese Welfare UK, the money was raised by those who attended the Worldwide Walk 

organised by Angie.  Thank you to everyone who contributed, your generosity is very much 

appreciated and every penny Bernese Welfare UK receives helps fund the expenses met by the 

service that is dedicated to helping needy Bernese. 


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At WELKS Championship Show 2015 breed specialist judge Lorraine Grayling (Lujento) attracted 

70 entries with 21 absentees across 14 classes.  

Bernice Mair, Carole Hartley-Mair & Gary Dybdall's homebred Meadowpark Vertigo JW (Ch Jaybiem
Utwo JW ShCM x Meadowpark Sugar's Diva) won his 5th plus Best of Breed.  He went on to win 

Working Group 4 under Jack Bispham. 

The Reserve CC went to Shirley King & Julie Bramble's homebred Shirdees Continental JW ShCM.  

A Few days short of 3 years old he is by Ch Jaybiem Innu Endo JW ShCM x Shirdees Bobbys
Girl.  

The two top bitch awards went to bitches sharing the same sire and their dams were litter sisters.  

The Bitch CC, her 3rd, was awarded to Michele Gurney's homebred Monalou Fanny Craddock JW 

with Monalou Iced Queen owned by Francine Edge receiving the Reserve.  4 years old she is a 

daughter of Swe Ch Bernerdalens Uno Amigo Bueno x Ch Monalou Little Miss Swiss.  

Best Puppy was won by Beth Sayer's Tickbern Takin Liberties At Takodabern, 8 months old and bred 

by Penny Cooke & Jim Stevens and sired by Tickbern Over The Moon x Ch Tickbern Never Say Never.  

Congratulations.

 

And so we have another new Bernese Champion, subject to KC confirmation.  


Photo courtesy of Michele Gurney

Monalou Fanny Craddock JW

Born;  10th August 2011 

Breeder and owner;  Michele Gurney.  

Sire; Swe Ch Bernerdalens Uno Amigo Bueno 

Dam; Ch Monalou Perfect Recipe. 

'Phyllis' notable achievements include; 

Best Puppy from Julie Baldwin at Birmingham National 2012. 

Reserve CC from Michael Quinney at Midland Counties 2012

Reserve CC from Trish Barr at Working & Pastoral Breeds of Scotland 2012

Reserve CC from Kate MacDuff at Northern BMD Club 2013 

Reserve CC from Jackie Green at Crufts 2014.  

CC + Best of Breed from June Miles at Windsor 2013 

CC + Best of Breed from Di Atherton at Border Union 2014 

CC from Lorraine Grayling at WELKS 2015. 

Junior Warrant Certificate.

 
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UK BERNESE EVENTS MAY 2015


2nd & 3rd BMD WORKING CART GROUP OF GB FUN &TRAINING WEEKEND

at Roade Village Hall, Bailey Brooke Lane, Roade, Northants. NN7 2LS. 

Contact Group secretary; Bruce Hellingsworth Tel; 0208 241 9628   

Email brucejean@carabaz.com  www.berneseworkingcartgroup.btck.co.uk


7th BIRMINGHAM CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW at Staffordshire County Showground, Weston Road, 

Stafford  ST18 OBD

Judge -  Janet Riseborough (Moonbach). 

Contact Mrs J Griffiths Tel; 01694 751326   Email:  thenational@btinternet.com


7th ENTRIES CLOSE for Central BMD Club Open Show which will be held on 24th May at 

Overseal.  Contact Janet Riseborough Tel; 01283 532861 / 07800 847257 www.centralbmdclub.co.uk


9th & 10th WHISTLEY WOOFERS BERNESE & ALL BREED CARTING & FUN WEEKEND 

IN AID OF BERNESE WELFARE at  'Denbrae', Pimlico, near Syresham, NN13 5TN 

(just off A43 between Silverstone and Brackley, Northants.) 

Contact Margaret Bailey Tel 01280 814550 / 07957 185813 

Email timarabai@gmail.com    www.bernesewelfare.btck.co.uk


17th SKC CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW at Highland Showground, Ingliston, Edinburgh.  

Judge - Robin Newhouse,

Contact Mrs E Harrison Tel; 0131 665 3920    

Email beth@scottishkennelclub.org   www.scottishkennelclub.org


17th BMD CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN GARDEN PARTY at Priors Marston Sports Club, 

Priors Marston, Warks.  

Contact Karen Bird Tel; 01793 845445  Email  secretary@bernese.co.uk   www.bernese.co.uk


24th CENTRAL BMD CLUB OPEN SHOW & COMPANION DOG SHOW  at Overseal Village Hall,

Woodville Road, Overseal, South Derbyshire. DE12 6LU. 

Judges; Open Show - Joe Smith, Companion Show - Pam Fagg,.  

Contact Janet Riseborough Tel; 01283 532861 / 07800 847257 www.centralbmdclub.co.uk


29th ENTRIES CLOSE for Southern BMD Club Championship Show which will be held on 

24th June at Maidstone.

Contact Lindsey Worrow 01737 554471 www.sbmdc.btck.co.uk


31st SOUTHERN COUNTIES CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW at Newbury Showground, Priors Court, 

Hermitage, Thatcham, Berks.  RG18 9QZ.  

Judge - Jeannette Green (Waldershelf). 

Contact Mrs A Cavill Tel;  07905 162190  Email scca@angelacavill.co.uk

www.southerncountiesdogshow.co.uk

 




Jude Simonds  
bernerinfo@aol.com





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