Dog-jumping and Agility Open Shows were held over the weekend of 11 & 12 March at the Kennel Club of Harare. Wonderful sunny weather after so much rain over the past weeks.
ZKC Gazette [Vol.22,No. 3 November – December 2016]
The Following dates have been booked by clubs with Zimbabwe Kennel Club for the coming year:
|04.02.17||Kennel Club of Harare||P Cernuschi||O||DJ AG|
|05.02.17||Ridgeback Club||do||O||DJ AG|
|11.02.17||Toy Dog Association of Mashonaland||do||O||DJ AG OB|
|25.02.17||Working Breeds Club of Mashonland||do||O||DJ AG|
|26.02.17||Zimbabwe Kennel Club||do||O||DJ AG|
|04.03.17||Sheepdog Association of Zimbabwe||Mrs van der Ruit||ST|
|05.03.17||Sheepdog Association of Zimbabwe||do||ST|
|07.03.17||Sheepdog Association of Zimbabwe||do||ST Special|
|08.03.17||Sheepdog Association of Zimbabwe||do||ST Dispensation|
|11.03.17||Kennel Club of Harare||P Cersnuschi||O||DJ AG|
|12.03.17||Ridgeback Club||do||O||DJ AG|
|19.03.17||German Shepherd Dog Club of Harare||Mrs A Scott||O||OB|
|13.05.17||Ridgeback Club||P Cernuschi||Ch||DI AG|
|03,06,17||Kennel Club of Harare||do||Ch||DJ AG|
|O4.06.17||Kennel Club of Harare||do||Ch||OB CGC|
|18.06.17||Welsh Corgi Club of Mashonaland||Mrs A Scott||Ch||OB|
|01.07.17||Working Breeds Club of Mashonaland||P Cernuschi||Ch||DJ AG|
|02.07.17||Working Breeds Club of Mashonaland||do||Ch||OB|
|15.07.17||Kennel Club of Harare||Mrs C Jennings||Ch||BR|
|15.07/17||Kwekwe & District Kennel Club||do||Ch||BR|
|15.07.17||Toy Dog Association of Mashonaland||do||Ch||BR|
|16.07.17||Zimbabwe Kennel Club||do||Ch||BR|
|16.07.17||+Zimbabwe Midlands Kennel Club||do||Ch||BR|
|16.07.17||Working Breeds Club of Mashonaland||do||Ch||BR|
|21.07.17||Welsh Corgi Club of Mashonaland||Mrs A Scott||Ch||DJ|
|21.07.17||German Shepherd Dog Club of Harare||do||Ch||DJ|
|22,07.17||German Shepherd Dog Club of Harare||do||Ch||OB|
|05,08.17||Working Breeds Club of Mashonaland||P Cernuschi||O||DJ AG|
|06.08.17||Working Breeds Club of Mashonaland||do||O||OB|
|19.08.17||Zimbabwe Kennel Club||do||Ch||DJ AG|
|20.08.17||Zimbabwe Kennel Club||do||Ch||OB CGC|
|02.09.17||Toy Dog Association of Mashonaland||do||Ch||DJ AG|
|03.09.17||Toy Dog Association of Mashonaland||do||Ch||OB|
The Kennel Club of Harare aAnnual Breed Shows on Sunday 18 September 2016 to was held at the Kennel Club of Harare. Mrs Glenda de Taranto from S Africa was Judge.
As Usual of this time of the year, it was sunny and not too hot for Dogs and Handlers.
Here some pictures of the Working Group and the final line up.
The Working Breeds Club of Mashonaland held its Championship shows over the weekend of 16 & 17 April. As usual at the time of the year the sun was shining and the weather was not too hot anymore. The judge was Mr B.W. Blades from South Africa, he was judging Obedience as well as Dog Jumping.
The Working Breeds Club of Mashonaland held its Championship shows over the weekend of 16 & 17 April.
As usual at the time of the year the sun was shining and the weather was not too hot anymore.
The breed show was held on the Saturday morning with 3 Border collies, 2 Dobermann dogs, 2 German Shepherds and 2 Welsh Corgies ending with one Shelty.
The judge was Mr B.W. Blades from South Africa, who is a specialist Dobermann judge as well as all the other dogs in the breed, he will be judging Obedience as well as Dog Jumping, so an unusual versatile Judge to have for this weekend.
I was too late to take the Border collies. Three were entered:
Ch.Br & Ch. DJ ELFA JED
The Zimbabwe Kennel Club held their Non-Contact Agility and Agility Contact Championship Shows on Sunday 27 March at the Kennel Club of Harare grounds. The Judge was Mrs. Arlett Reed from S Africa.
It was a bright sunny day and all the dogs performed well. The first show of the morning had only one qualifying dog of all 14 competing. Awesome to see Peter Pozzo and Smudge doing it all without making a mistake.
Unfortunately I do not have all the dogs and owners names and my apologies for that. Look forward to get a feed back on them.
The Kernel Club of Harare held a Champion Dog Jumping show on 14 February and will hold another one soon again. As we are having a very bad rainy season, the day was sunny and dry and judges were busy with all the different kinds of jumping Contact, Non Contact and all 6 Dog Jumping classes.
The judges were Paolo Cernuschi, Terry Carter and Geraldine McLaughlan.
Various dogs did very well. I was there taking pictures of dogs coming out of the tunnel and fun to watch how they did and how their handlers were working hard to get them through. Public sitting on the side had a good view on all of them.
Price cards were made by Linda Lamb, so professional and must have been a treasure to win one of them.
|13.02.16||Kennel Club of Harare OP OB|
|14.02.16||Kennel Club of Harare OP DJ AG|
|13.03.16||German Shepherd Club of Harare OP OB|
|25.03.16||KCH Provisional CH AG|
|26.03.16||KCH Provisional CH AG|
|27.03.16||KCH Provisional CH AG|
|28.03.16||KCH Provisional CH AG|
|16.04.16||Working Breeds Club of Mashonaland CH BR DJ|
|17.04.16||Working Breeds Club of Mashonaland CH OB|
|21.05.16||Kennel Club of Harare CH DJ AG|
|04.06.16||Kennel Club of Harare CH DJ AG|
|05.06.16||Kennel Club of Harare CH OB|
|19.06.16||Kennel Club of Harare CH BR|
|16.07.16||Toy Dog Club of Mashonaland CH Breed|
|16.07.16||Kwekwe & District Kennel Club CH Breed +|
|17.07.16||Zimbabwe Kennel Club CH Breed|
|17.07.16||Zimbabwe Midlands Kennel Club CH Breed +|
|24.07.16||German Shepherd Dog Club of Harare CH OB|
|03.09.16||Kennel Club of Harare CH DJ AG|
|04.09.16||Kennel Club of Harare CH OB|
+ These Clubs have dispensation to hold their Championship Shows in Harare * Event rescheduled ** Event cancelled ++ Special dispensation granted by ZKC
A combined breed show was held at the GSD Club on Saturday 3 October: Zimbabwe Kennel Club: judges Mrs Veronica Tarr & Mrs Gill Houghton, Toy Dog Association of Mashonaland: judge Mrs Veronica Tarr, Zimbabwe Midlands Kennel Club: judge Miss Elizabeth Caminade-Levault.
The following day breed shows were held at the Kennel Club of Harare grounds on Sunday 4 October: Kennel Club of Harare: judge Mrs Wendy Davies & Kwekwe & District Kennel Club: judges Mr Alex McKinlay & Mrs Jean Schreiber
CLASSES ON OFFER AT ALL SIX SHOWS
|MINOR PUPPY||6 months and under 9 months on the day of the show|
|PUPPY||9 months and under 12 months on the day of the show|
|JUNIOR||12 months and under 18 months on the day of the show|
|GRADUATE||18 months and under 24 months on the day of the show|
|ZIM BRED||Born in Zimbabwe|
|NON-ZIM BRED||Born within the continent of Africa but not in Zimbabwe|
|IMPORTED||Born outside the continent of Africa|
|OPEN||Any breed therein provided for|
|CHAMPIONS||Awarded the title of Zimbabwean Champion|
VARIETY CLASSES ON OFFER
|BREEDERS||The exhibitor is the breeder and owner of the dog|
|VETERANS||For dogs 7 years and over on the day of the show|
|JUNIOR HANDLING||For a dog handled by a person of 12 and under 18 years of age|
Some pictures of the shows
We are waiting and waiting to go in the ring:
The ‘Golden Girl’ as our ring Steward Mrs Wendy Davies judging in the morning the working group, results: The Dobermann, The Geman Shepherd, The Corgi & The Rottweiler In the late morning Mrs Veronica Tarr judged the working group, results were: The Dobermann, The German Shepherd, The Corgi & The Shelty.
Working Breeds Club of Mashonaland held their annual Obedience & Dog jumping Championship show on 27 September 2015.
Again the weather was good, not too hot and sunny.
Mr. R. Ellis: Obedience Classes A Test, B Test, & C Test
Miss L. Utton: Obedience Class Novice
Mrs. C. Blake: Obedience Class Beginners
Mr. P. Cernuschi:: Dog Jumping: Grades I, II, III, IV, V & VI
Again a lot of Novice entries and 11 dogs competed. Before the obedience, the dog jumping was held and here some of the wonderful jumping dogs to see: One of the fast Border Collies as well as an Australian Shepherd dog gong through the hoop.
An Obedience and Dog jumping show was held over the weekend of 5 & 6 September 2015. It was good weather, not to hot and sunny. A lot of dogs completed and amazing enough quite a lot were entered in Novice.
Here some pictures of that class.
The Kennel Club of Harare held their Champion Obedience show on the 7th June. It was a clear blue sky, but as our winter has started. pretty cold on the ground. The concrete benches very cold to sit on, while watching the dogs competing. The Judge was Clare Patterson-Abrolat from South Africa. Entries in Beginners 8, Novice 10, one dog was withdrawn, A test 8 and B Test 1, C test had no entry.
Paulo Cernuschi Qualified and won with 96 3/4 out of a total of 100 points.
Dennis Todd came 2nd with 95 points and Qualified
Sue Crundall 3rd with 91 1/4 points
Tendai Nyaundi 4th with 90 points
Nicky McLauchlan 5h with 83 3/4 points
Peta Clare with 66 points
Peet Pozza with 67 1/2 points
Sam Fernandes with Myra 93 points
Denise Todd with Jasmin 92 1/4 point
Debbie Christy with Tammy 82 points
Felicity Zamudio with Whisky 78 3/4 points
Cherrie Blake with Kate 73 3/4 points
Sheena Lawrence with Nugget 72 3/4 points
Lana Logan with Judah 69 points
Tim Covarr with Jay 62 1/2 points
Lynn Pozzo with Sky 50 1/2 points
Geraldine had to withdraw with Harko
Lesley Patterson-Abrolat with Frodo 91 points
Bruce Freebairn with Tjilk 91 points
Less Covarr with Josh 86 points
Irene Kilpert with Lupa 77 points
Ursula McKinlay with Tara 75 points
Ursula McKinlay with Roxi 73 points
Dave Lamb with Kirby 72 points
Lynne Pozzo with Pedro 71 points
17.05.15 Working Breeds Club of Mashonaland CH Obedience Dog Jumping
06.06.15 Kennel Club of Harare CH Dog Jumping Agility
07.06.15 Kennel Club of Harare CH Obedience
28.06.15 Mashonaland Ladies’ Kennel Association CH Breed CANCELLED**
28.06.15 Hatfield Kennel Club CH Breed CANCELLED **
18.07.15 Welsh Corgi Club of Mashonaland CH Dog Jumping
19.07.15 Welsh Corgi Club of Mashonaland CH Obedience
25.07.15 German Shepherd Dog Club of Harare CH Dog Jumping
26.07.15 German Shepherd Dog Club of Harare CH Obedience
01.08.15 Zimbabwe Kennel Club CH Breed
01.08.15 Toy Dog Club of Mashonaland CH Breed
01.08.15 Kennel Club of Harare CH Breed
02.08.15 Kwekwe & District Kennel Club CH Breed +
02.08.15 Zimbabwe Midlands Kennel Club CH Breed +
27.09.15 Working Breeds Club of Mashonaland CH Obedience Dog Jumping Agility
+ These Clubs have dispensation to hold their Championship Shows in Harare
* Event rescheduled
** Event cancelled
++Special dispensation granted by ZKC
Show Dates 2015 are compiled from approved Applications for a Licence to hold a Dog Show, from dates indicated as required by affiliated Clubs, and dates as confirmed by Club Secretaries.
We caught up with Elizabet Caminade-Lavault who had just got back from a judging appointment in Cyprus. She was the only judge from Africa. Thank you Elizabet for the following interview.
On 20, 21 and 22 March 2015, I travelled to Cyprus and judged the Spring Weekend Shows. Two National (CAC) and two international (CACIB) shows in Episkopi just outside Limassol for the Cyprus Kennel Club. Over the three days I judged all 10 Groups (as per FCI listings) as well as Best In Show at the International Show on the 21st.March. As per FCI requirements a grading is awarded and a critique is dictated on each dog judged whilst in the ring. So in each ring there is a laptop, printer, secretary/translator as well as the Judge and Ring Steward.
There were seven judges in total, Mr. Erodotos Neofytou (President of the Cyprus Kennel Club), Mr. Chris Zeniou, Mr. Savvas Shiapanis and Mrs. Sonia Philippou-Kelveri from Cyprus. Mr. Ronnie Tolson from Ireland. Mrs Elaine Ty from Philippines and yours truly. My Steward at the Friday and Saturday shows was the extremely efficient Mr Shaun Watson and on Sunday I was ably assisted by Mr Vasilis Aspromatis. The shows were well run, the overall quality of the dogs was pleasing and the people were wonderful. My Best In Show was a stunning Bichon Frise who was also runner up Supreme Champion at the end of the weekend – this is where all Best In Show winners compete against each other for the title of Supreme Champion.
The Supreme Champion was judged by Mr Erodotos Neofytou who awarded the title to a beautiful Hungarian Puli bitch from Sweden who has won over 60 Best In Show titles. I cannot thank Mr Erodotos Neofytou enough; he was the most unbelievably magnanimous host, nothing was too much trouble and he and his beautiful and charming partner Despoina Christoforou showed us the wonderful island of Cyprus in the week after the shows.
Obedience and Dog Jumping
to be held on
Sunday, 28 September 2014
Kennel Club of Harare, Hampden Street
(off S Machel Avenue) Belvedere, Harare
Miss G. McLaughlan: Obedience Class C Test
Mr. R. Ellis: Obedience Classes Novice and B Test
Miss L. Utton: Obedience Classes Beginners and A Test
Mrs. A. Bowling-Scott: Dog Jumping: Grades I, II, III, IV, V & VI
The Show Secretary
Tel: 0772 220 516