UK Akita BIS at Luxembourg!
"Int Ch Melodor Burn the Witch", the American Akita owned and bred by Chris McLean from Scotland and handled by Fabrizzio Manni from Italy. Also pictured is the BIS Judge Javier Sanchez from Spain, and the Secretary and
President of the Luxembourg organisation, Gitty and Nic Schwab.
Our Dogs’ breed correspondent Chris McLean of Melodor Akitas was delighted to see her own Int Ch Melodor Burn The Witch – Brooke, take Best in Show at the Luxembourg Show, and also on the same day, gains her Luxembourg Champion title. Brooke was sent to Europe to be campaigned by professional handler, Fabrizio Manni back in November 2007.
Jean Lawless from Ireland showed at Luxembourg and won CAC, CACIB and BOB with her Groenendael bitch "Voodoo" IR & GB.CH Xanova Magique Noir Avec Revloch under Belgian Breed Specialist Dirk Spryut. "Voodoo" was top Groenendael Female in Ireland and the UK last year, winning BOB at Crufts under breed specialist Janet Andrews, and CC's from Stuart Mallard and Vic Salt. She was second in Group 1 at Combined Canine Int.Show last week and the Luxumbourg win also gives her the Luxumbourg Champion title. Sue Ellis also took a CACIB with her Malamute Bitch Chayo Forget Me Not, whilst Pernilla Sandstrom’s PMD featured in last weeks Our Dogs, also became a Luxembourg Champion.