Hello everyone, my name is Maxine McCullough and I have taken over the GWP breed notes from my husband Peter. If anyone has any news or would like anything put into the breed notes feel free to contact me.
Crufts, March 2019
Bitch CC, BOB and Group 2: Pinkerton’s Sh Ch/Dutch Ch Esmee Dragon from Rhona’s Home at Bareve WW18 (Imp NLD)
Res bitch CC: The Johnston’s Canis Fortuna Harda
Dog CC: Gettings Ir Sh Ch/Int Ch Beechillawn Sound of the Underground, An Ch 15′, ’16, ’17 CW’17 JNR Ch JD.
Res Dog CC: McCullough’s Beechillawn Wirey Calling Kimmax (IKC)
Best Veteran: English’s Sh Ch Karlejay Gump Guinea Bissau with Wireduck
Our judge was breed specialist Mrs Rachel Thompson.
The next championship show after Crufts for us is WELKS and unfortunately they do not schedule classes for our breed which is disappointing as they do always get support from some GWP’s.
Main winners in AVNSC were: best NSC and Gundog group 1: Pinkerton’s Sh Ch/Dutch Ch Bareve Bontebokskraal W15 W17
Res Best Bitch: McCullough’s Sh Ch Kimmax Koz I Kan
Best Puppy: Pinkerton’s Bareve By the Book
Judge was Mr Tim Ball.
Onto last weekend where we had Birmingham National Championship show and also the GWP Club open show on the same day using the excellent facilities Stafford Showground has to offer. It was a super entry for one of the UK’s Top Allrounders, Frank Kane, who had 42 dogs at the National and an even better entry for breed specialist Alice Turnbull of 54 dogs at the GWPC show.
The National saw Sh Ch/Deu Ch VDH Kimmax Kurious George gain the Dog CC and BOB.
Res Dog CC was George’s half sibling, Kimmax Knock Yourself Out JW Sh CM owned by Dave and Kim Donnelly.
Bitch CC: Leveridge’s Sh Ch/Dutch Ch Esmee Dragon from Rhona’s Home at Bareve WW18 (Imp NLD)
Res Bitch CC McCullough’s Sh Ch Kimmax Koz I Kan, litter sister to K Knock Yourself Out and half sibling to George.
Best Puppy: Johnson’s Bareve By Moonlight
Best Veteran and Veteran Group 4: Kirkwood’s Sh Ch Arielle Vom Glinzegrund Mit Helydon (Imp Deu)
Best Special Beginner: Kearns Germanus Gotta Catchem with Rudishaw
Onto the GWP Club show where breed specialist Alice Turnbull was centre stage and her choice was:
Best Dog and Best in Show: Sh Ch/Deu Ch VDH Kimmax Kurious George
Res Best Dog and Best Puppy in Show: O’Connor’s Karlejay Gump They Live in Yu (AI)
Best Bitch, Res BIS and BOS: McCullough’s Sh Ch Kimmax Koz I Kan.
Res Best Bitch: Jenkins and Warner’s Ch Kimmax Koming Home to Gerstenfeld who was also the best FT winner.
Res BPIS: Johnson’s Glenquin Athena.