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Top Breeders for 2003 announced!

The points have been calculated and the wait is over as this week we can reveal the OUR DOGS/Pedigree Masterfoods Top Breeders for 2003.

Overall top of the breeders for the eleventh consecutive year are Stephen and Patsy Hollings (Gunalt) with an impressive 50 points. They topped the Gundog group and then went a stage further winning the top breeder award top winning kennel of Weimaraners.

Mrs C Dare (Darsoms) gained 30 points with her Longhaired Dachshund and headed the Hound group.

The Toy group sees a draw with two breeds on 31 points - Mr & Mrs Hornby’s Bramerita Longcoat Chihua huas and the Yakee Pekingese of the Easdon and Martin partnership.

Top honours in the terrier group with 34 points were the Norfolk Terriers of Mrs C Thompson-Morgan whilst in the Utility group, for the second year in succession, Mr Ken Sinclair (Araki) gained 41 points in Tibetan Terriers.

Mr & Mrs J Krall of the Jafrak Giant Schnauzers was the winner in the Working group with 36 points.

Finally the Pastoral group top breeder for 2003 is Miss Linda Collins of the Domburg Tervueren kennel with 44 points.

All those successful in the competition will be invited to advertise in our special top breeder feature in February 2004.

Full results of the OUR DOGS Pedigree Masterfoods Top Breeder Competition 2002 are available in ther competitions section.

Photo by Alan V Walker
Nigel Belcher of Hills pictured with colleagues Shirley Moss, Giles Clarke at the LKA,
proving that you can be at two shows on the same day – previously Nigel was
also at the National Cat Show in London!