It’s been a busy couple of weeks for us, with International Shows and travelling to the UK, so apologies for not posting breed notes last week. I will hopefully cover off on everything this week.
In the UK, South Welsh Kennel Association took place on the 7th October. The judge was Mrs G Jane Lilley who had an entry of 21 Havanese. She awarded Best of Breed and Best Dog to Mr & Mrs W Morris’s The Sandman. Best Bitch and Best Puppy was awarded to Mrs S L Thorne’s Dyffrynsands Tilly Tinker. Reserve Best Dog was awarded to Mrs S L Thorne’s Jamboree Lee Coeur De Masai Avec Blevwil and Reserve Best Bitch to Mrs J Fitzgerald’s Mybeards Valentina. Congratulations to you all.
The same weekend saw a double show weekend in Ireland, with the Irish Kennel Club’s International Shows taking place. On both days, 6 Havanese were entered. On Saturday, the judge was Mrs M Gonzalbo from Spain. She selected Mrs A Akkad & Mrs O Carty’s Bailemos Poker Face (Neth) CW 18 CJW 18 BJWNL 18 as her Dog Green Star, CACIB and Best of Breed winner. Green Star Bitch, CACIB and Reserve Best of Breed was awarded to Dr A Akkad’s Pt Gr Ch, Multi Ch CIB Amazing Dance Shisuka (Esp) Multi Jr Ch. Reserve Green Star Bitch was awarded to Michael and Dolores Kane’s Christa’s Jumpy Clown Only You. Best Puppy in Breed was awarded to Mrs O Carty-Parge & Mr D Parge’s Flordecuba Amarillo Star.
On the second day, the Havanese judge was Mrs J Foley from Ireland. She selected Mrs A Akkad & Mrs O Carty’s Bailemos Poker Face (Neth) CW 18 CJW 18 BJWNL 18 as her Dog Green Star, CACIB and Best of Breed winner. Green Star Bitch, CACIB and Reserve Best of Breed was awarded to Dr A Akkad’s Pt Gr Ch, Multi Ch CIB Amazing Dance Shisuka (Esp) Multi Jr Ch. Best Puppy in Breed was awarded to Mrs O Carty-Parge & Mr D Parge’s Flordecuba Amarillo Star.
We had no championship shows on the Island of Ireland last weekend, however at the Northern Ireland Pekingese Club’s Group Open Show, held under UK rules; Michael and Dolores Kane were awarded Best of Breed with Christa’s Jumpy Clown Only You under judge Susan White. Congratulations Michael and Dolores!
Over in the UK, the Havanese Club of GB held their annual Championship Show. The judge was the very well respected Mr Stuart Mallard. There were 55 Havanese making an entry of 61 and 23 were entered into the Special Awards Classes, which were judged by Greta Franklin. From his entry, he selected Mr J Ashwood’s Ch Silviesol Priscilla as his Bitch CC and Best in Show Winner. Reserve Best in Show, Best of Opposite Sex and Dog CC was awarded to Mr & Mrs Carty and Mrs O Carty-Parge’s Ir & Int Ch Xtreme Funny Xamaro Pedoro An Ch 16. Reserve Dog CC was awarded to Ms H McCallum Sealy’s Pandaprint Believe in Magic and the Reserve Bitch CC was awarded to Mrs L Mile’s Adorele A Perfect World. Best Puppy in Show was awarded to Mrs S L Thorne’s Dyffrynsands Tilly Tinker and Reserve Best Puppy in Show was awarded to Mrs S Smith’s El Perrito Master Showman. Best Veteran in Show was awarded to Mrs S Moore’s Newtonwood Two Ta Tango. Congratulations to all the winners! A big congratulations must also go to the committee of the Havanese Club of GB for organising another lovely day with a friendly and sporting atmosphere. It was a very enjoyable day.
At the Guide Dogs Festival 2018, Valerie and Jeramy Knight’s lovely girl, Poppy Knight won 1st place in Best Mover. Kathy Grew’s lovely boy Harry Grew was placed in the Dogs the Judge would most like to take home! Kathy’s new baby, Sally Grew, came along for the day out. I believe it was a great day out and the gang did a great job representing our lovely breed. Congratulations lady’s and Harry!
If you have any news, results or information that you would like included in the breed notes, please feel free to drop me a line. You can contact me either by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or on Facebook through Facebook Messenger. Olivia Carty-Parge