Hat-trick for Leonberger
Nigel and Anita Hollidays Leonberger, Kumamatata Awesome Boy for Lionslord, has once again had another successful weekend, both in the UK and Europe.
At the Birmingham National last Friday, Pluto along with his handler Balasz Thurso, took the Dog CC and BOB under well known judge Geoff Duffield, and was later shortlisted in the Group under Mr Joe Kirk.
On the Sunday of the same weekend at the FCI International show Saarbruken, Germany (where the breed was judged by Roland Ogorzelski (Germany). Kumamatata Awesome Boy for Lionslord was awarded an excellent grade, 1st Open Dog, Best Male, German CAC, CACIB, Saarland Winner-Male.
The next day at the FCI International Pinkstershow, Arnhem, Holland, the breed was judged by Mrs Zafra Sirik (Israel) once again he was awarded Excellent grade, 1st Open Dog, Best Male, Dutch CAC, CACIB, with also Best in Group FCI2, by Judge- Mr P.Muntean (Romania) and finally Best In Show under Mr E.Wielddraaijer (Holland).
Pluto's owners, Nigel & Anita Holliday later told OUR DOGS: ‘What a fantastic weekend we have had with Pluto, all this and a second CC awarded all after one another - in the same weekend - it’s just a dream come true! We are on cloud nine and would like to thank Pluto's handler, Balasz Thurso.’