On Sunday the 4th of November, The Northern Pug Dog Club held their annual breed championship show in Snaith, East of Riding, Yorkshire. Breed Specialist Robert Hitchcock judged the Bitches, and Andrew Stewart (Toy Specialist) judged the dogs. The referee on the day was Audrey Burrows, the Club’s President.
Andrew Stewart awarded the Dog CC (his first) to Ashleigh Skeats-Holland’s Solo Amore Per Romabella, who later went on to win Best in Show. The reserve dog ticket went to to Elaine Arnold-Stronges CH. Pugalicious Skywalker at Snugglepug.
In Bitches, Robert Hithcock awarded the Bitch CC to Carol Kirk’s CH Hattella Orange Blossom (who won RBIS) with the reserve going to her litter sister, Hattella Tulip at Lampugs, owned by Dawn Bailey.
Best Black Dog was Judith and Robin Coulter’s Blacobby Collier Lad, and Best Black Bitch was Ann Lewis’s Bonnie Fyre.
Best Puppy bitch went to Jackie Thompson’s Janvita Dancing Queen, who was beaten by Best Puppy Dog in the challenge, to Win Best Puppy – Wendy Unwin’s Sunlea Legend of the Sword.
Best Veteran went to the dog, “Abukadra the Diplomat”, who was handled by his Breeder Neil Poppleton. Best Veteran Bitch was Marion Cairns’s Kiss’n’tell to Cerang.
Congratulations to all the winners!