Breed Notes

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06 March 2020 Breed Notes

The Northern & Eastern Counties Papillon Club held their Open Show with a change of venue at the very last minute. This was due to Carlton Hall being used as a refuge centre for emergency workers in the Snaith area owing to the bad flooding. Wendy Walters the secretary of the club and the committee…

28 February 2020 Breed Notes

The Butterfly Dog Club of Scotland held their Open Show at Cochrane Hall, Alva. The exhibitors on their journey to the show had braved dreadful weather, experiencing snow, sleet and torrential rain with the fields looking like lakes and many of the roads flooded , water wings at the ready! The Club stall was present,…

21 February 2020

The South of England Papillon Club recently held their Open Show at Tidworth Leisure Centre, the committee always put in a great effort to make everyone feel at home. The judge for this show was breed specialist Mr Jan Roosens (De Costalina) who had travelled from France to go over our UK butterflies and moths….

14 February 2020 Breed Notes

An open show to report from way down south at Plymouth & District Canine Society. The Best In Show judge was Rachel Pearce, Breed and Toy Group was Julie Guvercin. Kirsty Wells and Amanda Brown had a successful day with Metamorphic Vista taking BOB and TGP3. Reserve BOB and Best Reserve Best of Breed in…

07 February 2020 Breed Notes

The Papillon (Butterfly) Dog Club held their Open show at St. Mary’s Church Hall in Solihull. For this show breed specialist Rosemary Hobson was taking the helm to go over the good entry of 113/ 80 dogs entered. Unfortunately we could not be there due to the Eukanuba Champion Stakes being held on the same…

24 January 2020 Breed Notes

Manchester Championship Show at Stafford was upon us and as always the committee had given 100% commitment to ensure the show looked spot on. An accident on the M6 delayed judging by 15 minutes as the queues for reaching the showground stretched back a considerable way, so it was a stop and start procedure. This…

17 January 2020 Breed Notes

The first Championship Show of the New Year held at the East of England Showground is Boston Championship Show. The committee always work so hard to get all areas looking spick and span and from the pictures I saw on Facebook this year was no exception. No news has come through of the goings on,…

27 December 2019 Breed Notes

Hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and are now quietly relaxing and recovering after the last few days. May the New Year bring all the breed note readers joy, health and happiness. Thank you to everyone in Our Dogs for their continuous support and of course the readers of the breed notes, look forward to…

20 December 2019 Breed Notes

The last Championship show of the year has come and gone with many exhibitors unfortunately not being able get to attend, including us. Some Northern exhibitors awoke to a generous covering of snow as a early Christmas present, so sense prevailed and they either said, “ not today, thank you “ or got so far…

13 December 2019 Breed Notes

The South Of England Papillon hosted the joint breed clubs Championship show with Joe Magri (Rozamie) taking the helm for judging the butterfly and moths for the show. Unfortunately no full results have come through from the club but the principal winners were as follows BCC / BIS Kirsty Miller and Evan Ryan’s Ch Feorlig,…

29 November 2019 Breed Notes

At the Papillon Club Open Show Pat Munn kindly messaged me details that the club held a minutes silence and had a lovely picture of Cathy Urquhart placed behind the judges table. I am sure Cathy watched every moment of the proceedings for the day. It must have been comforting to many folk feeling her…