The Northern Saluki Club Championship Show will be held on Sunday 17th April 2016 at the Sharley Park Leisure Centre, Clay Cross, Nr Chesterfield Derby, S456 9LX. Judging will be Mr Paul Shimmin. Postal entries close 19th March 2016 and on-line on the 23rd March. They can also be obtained as a downloaded from www.dog.biz should you wish to print off a copy. Online entries are available at this site.
The Northern Saluki Club AGM will be held at 1:00pm: in Shirland Village Hall, on Sunday 6th March 2016. If you have been a member of the club for three or more years and would like to become more actively involved there is space on the committee, following resignation due to ill health. You would be very welcome and we would be pleased to see you at the meeting, even if you do not wish to be on the committee.
Stuart Mottershaw has kindly sent us information regarding the finals of the Channel Island ‘Dog Of The Year 2015’ contest. This was hosted by the Kennel Cub of Jersey. Ulmarra Bollinger was chosen as Reserve Dog of the Year by judge Pam Blay. Diesel was then joined by Dacfolke Alexandrite to take the title of Brace of the Year for proud owners, Wendy Marshall of Guernsey and Stuart Mottershaw of Jersey. Diesel also attained sufficient points throughout the year to become joint winner of the Points Trophy, this is awarded to the highest scoring exhibits and Open and Championship Show during 2015.
We have received the Kennel Club Breed Record Supplement for October through December 2015. There were 5 litters registered with a total of 32 puppies. The litters with prefixes were Mrs A Faber’s Sufeina. Mr & Mrs S Ham’s Bendegedid, Mr & Mrs AE Quick’s Jorjenjo and Conrolabull owned by Mrs KA Welsh.
There were three importations. The first is Amal Hayati Ohdedar El Azizi Fuadi Bred in Belguim and owned by Mrs A Walton- Haddon, Second import is Tazilla Afthir Armani (imp Fin) and owned by Mr E Scosta & Mrs M Skadrova The Third is Voice of My Heart Neshama Tova (imp ISR) owned by K Mintz & Mrs A Cole.
There were two Export Pedigrees issued both for Finland and they were for Fernlark Alessandra Kirman and Fernlark Azzalino. One Loan of Bitch, which was Suffeina Porclain. Listed were two new Champions and they were Mrs S.E. Bounds’ Alsahra Lalana and Mr J. & Mrs J. Cowie’s Mumtaz Hercules.
The total number of Salukis registered for 2015 was 139. Interesting looking at the registration of Afghans, (remember those huge classes they use to have) well there were only 108 registered for 2015. For the last two years our registrations have exceeded theirs.