Bernese News 9th November 2016

Nearing the end of a long show season, the penultimate show offering CCs for Bernese this
year was the Working & Pastoral Breeds of Scotland Champion ship Show held on Saturday at
Ingliston. All-rounder Steve Hall had attracted 52 entries with 10 absentees across 12 classes. 

Winning his1st CC plus Best of Breed was Susan King's 17 month old Elnside The Grandmaster.
Bred by Helen McAulay he is a son of Ch Jaybiem Utwo JW ShCM x Elnside Pretty Perusasion.

The Reserve Dog ticket went to Julie Baldwin's Czech import Ch Guiness Record From
Christofland To Fortonpark who is a 3 year old bred by Hana Chovancova and is sired by Ch 
Sennenhund Rossii Senator x Desert Rose From Christofland. Julie also returned home with a
4th CC Bitch for her Ch Meadowpark Living My Dream At Fortonpark. Almost 3 years old and bred
by Bernice Mair & Carole Hartley-Mair, she is a daughter of Julie's Swedish import Ch Tjofselinas
Z Diamuz At Fortonpark JW x Ch Meadowpark Living The Dream JW.  The Reserve Bitch CC went 
to her litter sister, namely Meadowpark Dream Come True With Kingstonka who is owned by Lacey

Best Puppy was awarded to Kay Addison's Monalou Bollinger who went on to be placed Puppy 
Group 3 under all-rounder Albert Wight. 


Chris Wood emailed;
"Layla aka Tamarbern Dusky Maiden has had an amazing debut into Veteran, in the last two weeks
winning Best Working Veteran and Reserve Best Veteran in Show at South West Working and
Pastoral Breeds under Tony Watson on 22nd October. She also won Best Working Veteran under
Martin Saunders at Torquay Canine Society on 5th November, as well as Best of Breed and Best AV.

"Layla's wins qualify her for Top Dog of Devon.  

"Certainly keeping the Bernese flag flying high, I' proud."


Bernese owner Bernd Guenter tells me that the new Avonside 2017 Bernese Calendar is now

This is the 22nd consecutive calendar photographed by Bernd - what a wonderful achievement for
Bernd's talent and for our breed. 

Further information here;



Veteran Dog  (1 entry)
1st Dickson's Monalou Dutch Connexion To Geruth.
  7 1/2 year old, very good markings. Correct
head proportions. Sound mover, a very nice dog.

Minor Puppy Dog  (2)
1st Abbott-Brown & Abbott's Kingstonska Iron Lion Zion.
  7 1/2 months, correct head proportions
for his age, full dentition. Good forechest, good spring of rib, good topline and tail set.  Strong rear.
Very good bone, moved true and sound.
2nd Watson's Jesterbrock Alpine Glory At Stepdashar. Head of correct proportions. Well 
angulated front and rear, needs just a little more substance. Moves well, proud of his tail. 

Junior Dog  (3)
1st Scobie's Monalou Northern Knight.
14 months, correct in outline.  Good head and neck. Good
front assembly, good ribs, well angulated front and rear. Moved well.
2nd Heslam's Monalou Ferguson. 14 months, litter mate to 1st so much applies.  All in proportion,
1st better on the move.
3rd Benson's Mapleridge The Dark Knight At Bernervalley.

Post Graduate Dog  (4 entries, 1 absentee)
1st Atkinson & Reynolds' Meadowpark Secret Blend.
  2 year old, so well balanced. Excellent
mouth and dentition. Such very good markings on the chest, excellent bone and ribs. Very correct
body proportions with excellent topline and tail set. Moved true and fit for function. Reserve CC.
topline and tail set, moved true and fit for function. Res DCC.
2nd Dickson's Monalou Vino Verde At Geruth.  2 year old, dark eye, good neck and balanced
body. So much to like, just a little proud of his tail on the move.
3rd Fairclough's Monalou Spirit Of Discovery.

Limit Dog  (6, 1)
1st Baldwin's Guiness Record From Christofland To Fortonpark (Imp).
2 1/2 year old, stunning
outline. Good head, eyes, mouth. Such good bone throughout, correct topline and tailset. Best mover
in the class. Dog CC.
2nd Gurney's Monalou Rodney.
4 year old, excellent profile with good head and such a pleasing
body tone. Super rear end, moves well.
3rd Carty's Floskirk Berneray.

Open Dog  (5, 1)
1st Jefferson's Meadowpark Boysown.
6 year old, good size and outline. Well proportioned head,
good mouth and dentition. Very good topline and tailset, moved well and true.
2nd Mair, Hartley-Mair & Dybdall's Ch Meadowpark High Class.  2 year old, excellent head and
front assembly. Good topline and tailset, for me just a tad long in loin, moved well.
3rd Hughes' Waldershelf Causing Kaos.

Veteran Bitch  (3, 2)
1st Edge's Monalou Dutch Affair JW.
A star. Correct in head and
mouth, excellent front assembly, correct angulation front and rear, excellent
rear end, moved true and sound, well balanced. Best Veteran.

Minor Puppy Bitch (3)
1st Miles' Jaybiem Burli Shassi.
8 months, such a balanced girl, beautiful head.  Excellent front
assembly, very good bone, correct topline and tailset. Moved true and sound. Very nice. Best
2nd Green's Bernerdalens Quest For Fame At Waldershelf (Imp). Awaiting head to break..
Superb outline, good neck and front, excellent bone and angulation front and rear. Moved very
3rd Abbott-Brown & Abbott's Kingstonska Soul Rebel.

Puppy Bitch  (3, 2)
1st Bridges' Liskarn Love In The Dark.
9 months, stood alone, such a pleasing girl. Excellent
head and markings, correct dentition. Strong neck and front assembly, nice depth of chest.
Excellent topline and tail set, moves true and sound.

Post Graduate Bitch  (5)
1st Mair & Hartley-Mair's Meadowpark Special Blend.
  2 year old, correct size and outline. Flowing
on the move. Excellent front assembly, good depth, super topline and tailset. Super on the move.
2nd Tomkins' Meadowpark Hopes And Dreams. 2 years 9 months, excellent head and neck. Super
body, proud of her tail on the move.
3rd Edge's Monalou Maid To Measure.

Limit Bitch  (6, 2)
1st Marsden & Robertson's Trudaleaze Majik Potion.
  2 1/2 years old, good outline. I would like a
better stop but has very good head proportions, good mouth and dentition. Correct topline and tailset.
Good bone, moves well.
2nd Miles' Meadowpark Sweetest Thing At Jaybiem. 3 year old, excellent for type, size and outline.
Very good front assembly, good ribs, topline and tailset. Excellent back end, moves true and sound.
3rd Watson's Stepdashar Sommer Girl.

Open Bitch  (11, 2)
1st Gurney's Ch Monalou Fanny Craddock JW.
5 year old, just super in outline and front assembly.
Very good head, mouth and dentition, correct head proportions. By far the best mover. Bitch CC and
Best of Breed. Sad she did not stay.
2nd Pawlyszyn's Meadowpark Bright N'Breezey.  2 1/2 years, super girl for size and outline, all in
proportion. Moved very well, loved her. Reserve Bitch CC.
3rd Goodyear's Harvestbank Fields Of Gold JW ShCM.
Judge - Peter Jolley


Jude Simonds

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