Bernese News 18th February 2015
The Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual Dog Show took place on Monday and Tuesday
of this week at Madison Square Garden, Bernese being judged yesterday (Tuesday) by Finnish
breed specialist Satu Yla-Mononen. There were 29 Bernese entered.
Best of Breed and later taking Working Group 3 was
GCH Great Lakes Danish Treasure, a male born on 8th May 2009.
Bred by Randall Carpenter DVM & Renee D Tiano
Owned by Michael Stafford PhD & Amanda C Cook CPA
Sire: Ch Great Lakes Doctor Stanley
Dam: Ch Great Lakes Nubian Princess
Best Opposite Sex was
Ch Avatars Oops I Did It Again With Brassing a bitch born on 22nd August 2011
Bred by Jennifer Shupert & Kim Groves
Owned by Kim Groves & Luiz Fernandes & Karen Hodgson
Sire: GCH Avatars Try Try Again
Dam: Zanzebern Quintessential
You can watch a video (running time 48 minutes and 32 seconds) of the breed judging
by clicking the Link;
The Kennel Club has announced that Crufts coverage will once again be produced by
Sunset & Vine and be screened on Channel 4 and More4 during the four days of the show,
March 5th, 6th (Bernese day), 7th and 8th.
The programmes will be presented by Clare Balding, dog trainer Victoria Stilwell and Olympic
sprinter Iwan Thomas with a guest appearance by ‘Supervet’ Noel Fitzpatrick.
The TV schedule is as follows;
Thursday 5th March 6.30m to 9pm
Friday 6th March 6.30pm to 7.30pm,
Friday 6th March 7.30pm to 9pm.
Saturday 7th March 7pm to 9pm
Sunday 8th March 7pm to 9pm
There will also be streaming from the Arena on the Crufts YouTube channel at