Bernese News 21st September 2015

It had previously been announced that the Bernese judge for Crufts 2016 was breed specialist
Virginia Stenner (Clashaidy) and for Crufts 2017 Jane Lamb (Bernalpen) but I believe there has
been a change and Jane is now the named judge for Crufts 2016.


Marian Scott emailed
to tell me that entries have been extended to 26th September 2015
for the Northern BMD Club Open Show.
Further information from Marian Tel;  0191 410 30193 or mobile 07980 013742
or email
or visit the Northern Club website


Helen Davenport tells me that Our Dogs photographe
r Alan Seymour will be at the BMD Club
of GB Championship Show this weekend and will be available from 8 30am to take photos of your
dogs so don't miss the chance to get that special, professional photo to use in your Club Hand-
book advert etc.


At Darlington Championship Show 2015
allrounder Liz Cartledge drew an entry of 81 with 20

Bernice Mair, Carole Hartley Mair & Gary Dybdall's homebred Ch Meadowpark Vertigo JW took
his 16th CC plus Best of Breed. 

No stranger to the Group and with several placings already under his belt he won Group 1 under
Dr Ron James. 

Tony and Pam Granger's Jaybiem Itri For Shadybower  JW bred by June Miles took the Reserve
CC. Both these males are sired by Ch Jaybiem Utwo JW ShCM.

Michele Gurney's 4 year old homebred Ch Monalou Fanny Craddock JW won her 4th CC and the
Reserve ticket was awarded to Steve, Jeannette and Emily Green's homebred Ch Waldershelf 
Happy Hattie who was also declared Best Veteran and went on to be placed 3rd in the Veteran

The Brown's Esslinbern Benrus Sky Chief bred by  Chris & Colleen Jeffries was Best Puppy.

Videos of the Working Group judging at Darlington 2015 are available to view online.

Working Group shortlist - video runs for about 6 minutes

Full Working Group - video runs for approx 27 minutes


The Kennel Club has just published the Breed Analysis of Bernese registered with the UK
Kennel Club for the period 1980 to 2014   

Jude Simonds


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