Welsh Springer Spaniel

At Bournemouth we had a change of judge with Julie Exall withdrawing for health reasons and Colin Woodward taking on the breed. In dogs he selected  for his DCC Jane Graham’s Sh Ch Taimere’s Twister Round Nyliram Jw Sh.Cm with the RDCC going to Vicky Mcilwaine & Jan Reynolds Glenbrows Van Gogh For Benoveor JW. …

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Welsh Springer Spaniel At Leeds Age Gjetnes from Norway judged awarding CCs in the breed for the first time. He selected for the DCC Catriona Clarke’s Sh Ch Ferndel High Fidelity With Tigerrock Shcex with the RDCC going to Steven Oliver’s Glenbrows Royal Dragon.  His BCC was a 3rd and crowning one for  the Ritchie…

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Welsh Springer Spaniel – July 25th

At East of England Championship Show Alwyn Buchanan was the breed judge selecting, in dogs, Jane Graham & Annica Hogstrom’s Don’s Statement To Nyliram Jw (Imp Swe) for his DCC, Heather & John Riley’s Ferndel Peanut Butter At Ravensworth (handled by little Chriss for the RDCC, BPD Sharon Barkley’s Chanangel Mr Whodat At Cherryheath, Ann…

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June 2019

Welsh Springer Spaniel   Finuala Barnes judged the breed at Three Counties in the beautiful setting below the Malvern Hills although unfortunately before judging was complete the rain came and we were reduced to showing indoors. Her DCC was a 2nd for Jane & David Howarth’s Quensha You’ve Got A Friend At Arkview ShCM with…

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Welsh Springer Spaniel May 2019

Welsh Springer Spaniel At Bath, where the breed had CCs, Gareth Lawler was the breed judge. He made it a good day for John Thirlwell’s breeding with both CCs going to Ferndels, the DCC to Heather & John Riley’s Ferndel Peanut Butter At Ravensworth Jw and BCC to Jane Graham’s Ferndel Cover Story About Nyliram JW.…

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Welsh Springer Spaniels – 25th May 2019

Apologies regarding a lack of WSS breed notes so a quick summing up to get up to date.: At Manchester Chris Atkinson judged the breed awarding his DCC & BOB to Angela Chandler’s Sh Ch Chanangel Sticky Wicket JW Sh.CM with the RDCC going to Tim & Honor Harrison’s Sh Ch Glenbrows Picture Me Now…

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Welsh Springer Spaniel – 07/12/18

Welsh Springer Spaniel Sue Tubb was the judge for the WSSC’s Open Show, the last club show of the year, at Corley Village Hall. Her BD was Ann Worth’s Sarabande Perfect Storm ShCM with Julia McCann’s Slapestnes Tidal Force RBD, Rita Cemis’ Taimere’s Talk About Me BPD and Sharon Barkley’s Sh Ch Cherryheath’s Mr Mischief…

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Welsh Springer Spaniel – 31/03/18

The WSSCSW held the 1st of the club Championship Shows last weekend, our next one being the NEWSSC’s  next weekend. Before the judges took to the ring Jan Rees led a minute’s silence on behalf of John Walton who recently passed away. Jennifer Murray (Priestbeck) selected Thelma & Dawn Richie & Jean Tindal’s Slapestones Eros…

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Welsh Springer Spaniel – 23/03/18

Crufts slotted neatly and luckily between 2 Beasts from the East which meant that on Gundog day we had dry weather although I know that some people still had snow from where they had set off. Our judge this year was Gill Tully who selected for her DCC the Samuelsson family’s SE U(U)CH/DK CH(U) Peldryns…

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Welsh Springer Spaniel – 28/02/18

The WSSC held their first show of the year at the new venue in Corley Village, just outside of Coventry. Alison Findlay had a huge variety of new items for people to buy from the Supplies stand and has invested in a card reader to allow people to buy without needing cash on them, something…

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Welsh Springer Spaniel – 20/02/18

Welsh Springer Spaniel Very limited news this week: At Horley & DSS Sharon Barkley’s Cherryheath’s Miss Velocity JW (Braith) was BOB and Sh Ch Cherryheath’s Mr Mischief JW ShCM (Brynn) was RBOB under Vivienne Bowen. Brynn later won the Champion stakes under the BIS judge John Ritchie adding £10 to their money box. Old habits…

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Welsh Springer Spaniel -13/02/18

Welsh Springer Spaniel Dawn Ritchie was the judge at the WSSCSW’s Open Show last weekend where she had an excellent entry of 77 dogs with 15 absent. Her BD was Tim and Honor Harrison’s Sh Ch Glenbrows Picture Me Now JW with RBD going to Sharon Barkley’s Sh Ch Cherryheaths Mr Mischief JW ShCM and…

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Welsh Springer Spaniel – 12/02/2018

Frances Peel rescued a WSS, Bethan, 6 years ago having seen her advertised on one of free ad sites. She was advertised as 3 years old and when Frances telephoned, the lady said first come first served. It transpired that the lady (who called herself a Rescue Centre) had only had Bethan for 2 hours…

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Welsh Springer Spaniel – 29/01/2018

The breed has recently been doing well at Open shows in all corners of the country. At the Northern Dog Club show Angela Chandler showed Chanangel Sticky Wicket to BOB & Gp4 under Mr A Scott (Largymore). At Cardiff Open show Steve Pick  selected for BOB Mr & Mrs T Williams’ Isfryn Spot the Difference Trebettyn,…

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Welsh Springer Spaniel – 23/01/2018

Manchester was the first General Championship Show of 2018 where the breed has tickets and our judge, Becky Johnson, was awarding them for the first time in WSSs. Her DCC and eventual BOB was Jane Graham’s Sh Ch Taimere’s Twister Round Nyliram Jw Sh.Cm with the RDCC going to Catriona Clarke’s  Ferndel High Fidelity With…

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Welsh Springer Spaniel – 19/01/2018

Welcome to the 1st set of WSS Breed notes on K9News, please do keep me informed of any news that you think other breed owners/enthusiasts will be interested in. Well, January 2018 isn’t even half way through and we have had one Championship Show (without CCs for the breed) and a club show together with…

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