Selmalda News

Scottish Kennel Club

2015-05-17

Up to Edinburgh were Stella Clark officiated. S. Journey To The Line was 3rd in Puppy Dog, S. Oh Boy At Thornbrae 3rd in Post Graduate Dog, Ch. S. Koochie Ryder J.W. won Open Dog and the RCC. In bitches S. Journey To Melody At Samdice won Puppy Bitch and the CC! She was Best Puppy and then was shortlisted to the final six in the Working Puppy Group under Ann MacDonald. Back to the breed and S. ZiZis Journey was 2nd in Puppy Bitch whilst S. Angel Of Harlem J.W. and S. The Kiss J.W. won their respective Limit and Open classes before Kiss was awarded her 3rd RCC! What a show!

Birmingham National

2015-05-07

Whilst we had not entered at the National our good friends John, Heather and Candice Dyson, John Agnew and Jacqui Williams did have their Selmalda representatives with them. Jacqui won Puppy Dog with Selmalda The Journey whilst S. Journey To The Line was 3rd in Puppy Dog. S. Journey To Melody At Samdice won Puppy Bitch and eventually Best Puppy for owners John and Heather and John Agnew with S. Love Rescue Me was 3rd in Limit. John and Essi proved to be the star of the show as they later won Working Puppy Group 1 under Lynn Salt and ALSO topped the Eukanuba/Dog World Puppy Stakes for the day under Stella Clark. Returning on the final day we were over joyed when Stella chose Essi as her overall winner of the Puppy Stakes, from 272 all breed puppies, and now joins her sister ZiZi at the prestigious final in October. What more could we ask of her? Well she only went on to win RBPIS under Robin Newhouse - what a journey, what a star.

WELKS

2015-04-25

At WELKS breed specialist Susan Bishton judged the breed. S. Journey To The Line was 3rd in Puppy Dog whilst S. The Journey was 5th! Ch. S. Koochie Ryder J.W. was 2nd in Open Dog. S. ZiZis Journey topped Puppy Bitch whilst S. Journey To Melody At Samdice was 2nd to her. We were bowled over when Sue awarded ZiZi the BCC and Best Puppy! Amazing! Later that day ZiZi went into the Eukanuba/Dog World Puppy Stakes where Dagmar Kenis-Pordham was our elected judge. She chose ZiZi as her winner on the day. Returning on the Sunday Dagmar only went and awarded ZiZi the overall winners spot from an entry of 293 all breed puppies and she now gains access to the grand final in October. What a super WELKS we had.

Ch. Selmalda Has to Be Of Marridane JW - RIP

2015-04-18

Today Lesley & I received the awful news that Nigel and Dawn Marriner had let Ares go over Rainbow Bridge. Just four days short of his ninth birthday the Marriners chose and collected Ares at eight weeks, campaigned him to his title and loved and cared for his every need. Ch. Selmalda Has To Be Of Marridane JW (Ch. Selmalda Romeo JW x Ch. Selmalda Me And My Shadow JW) won 4 CCs, 6 RCCs and was overall winner of the Premier League 07 and Super League 08. They gave him a super home and we cannot thank them enough. God Bless X

Working & Pastoral Breeds Association Of Wales

2015-04-18

It proved to be a very Welsh day in Wales. S. Journey To The Line and S. The Journey were 2nd and 3rd respectively in Puppy Dog and Ch. S. Koochie Ryder J.W. topped Open. S. ZiZis Journey won 1st Puppy Bitch, and BPB, whilst S. Journey to Melody At Samdice was 2nd in Puppy Bitch. S. Angel Of Harlem J.W. was 3rd in Limit whilst S. The Kiss J.W. was 4th in Open. Leanna Lewis was the judge.

Scottish Great Dane Club Championship Show

2015-04-11

At the Scottish Jacqui Williams and S. The Journey won 1st Puppy Dog whilst S. Journey To The Line was 2nd in Puppy Dog. S. Oh Boy At Thornbrae was 2nd in post Graduate whilst Ch. S. Koochie Ryder J.W. was 2nd in Open Dog and later was awarded the RCC. Angela Challenger was the judge. In bitches Roy Marshall officiated and he awarded S. Journey To Melody At Samdice 1st Puppy Bitch and later BEST PUPPY IN SHOW. S. ZiZis Journey was 2nd in Puppy Bitch, S. Angel Of Harlem J.W. topped Limit whilst John Agnews S. Love Rescue Me was 2nd in Limit and S. The Kiss J.W. topped Open.

SWGDC Championship Show

2015-04-05

Selmalda Journey To The Line topped Puppy Dog and was awarded BPD and S. Im Yours J.W. WJW10 topped Special Open Fawn under judge Jacqui Williams. In bitches Janet Alford officiated and awarded S. ZiZis Journey 2nd and S. Journey To Melody At Samdice 3rd in Puppy Bitch. S. Angel Of Harlem J.W. topped Limit whilst litter sister S. Love Rescue Me was 2nd. S. The Kiss J.W. was 2nd in Open Bitch.

Great Dane Breeders & Owners Association Champions

2015-03-28

Mandy Thomson judged the males and awarded 1st Puppy Dog to S. The Journey 1st in Puppy Dog with litter brother S. Journey To The Line 3rd. S. Im Yours J.W. WJW10 topped Special Open Fawn and Ch. S. Koochie Ryder J.W. won 1st in Open Dog. Dave Robinson judged the bitches and awarded S. ZiZis Journey 1st in puppy Bitch and eventual BEST PUPPY IN SHOW. S. Journey To Melody At Samdice was 3rd in Puppy Bitch, S. Angel Of harlem J.W. won 1st Limit and S. Love Rescue Me was 5th in Limit Bitch.

CRUFTS DOG SHOW

2015-03-06

One of the highlights of the campaign and Jeff Luscott was our appointed judge. Ch. Selmalda Koochie Ryder J.W. was 2nd in Open Dog from a total of 18. S. ZiZis Journey topped Minor Puppy Bitch and later went on to win BEST PUPPY IN BREED. Johns S. Love Rescue Me was 4th in Limit Bitch and S. The Kiss J.W. was 4th in Open Bitch.

NGDC

2015-03-01

At the Northern John Lockey judged the males and awarded 1st in Minor Puppy Dog and eventual BPD to Jacqui with S. The Journey whilst S. Journey To The Line was 3rd. S. Im Yours J.W. WJW10 won Special Open Fawn. Tony Schaanning-Ling judged the bitches and awarded 1st in Minor Puppy to S. Journey To Melody At Samdice whilst litter sister ZiZis Journey was 2nd. S. Angel Of Harlem J.W. was 5th in Limit whilst S. Love Rescue Me was unplaced. S. The Kiss J.W. was 4th in Open.

Manchester CS

2015-01-17

Sue Garner judged the breed at Manchester and awarded S. Journey To The Line 1st in Puppy Dog with litter brother S. The Journey 2nd. Hamilton later went on to claim Reserve Best Dog! S. Journey To Melody At Samdice was 2nd in Puppy Bitch.

Boston DCS Championship Show

2015-01-08

Breed judge Kris Kingsley judged the breed and awarded S. Journey To The Line 1st in Puppy Dog and Reserve Best Dog and Ch. S. Koochie Ryder J.W. 1st in Open Dog and later BOB. S. ZiZis Journey made her debut and won 1st in Puppy Bitch and eventual BPIB and thus qualifying her for Crufts at her first attempt. S. Journey To Melody At Samdice was 2nd. Later in the Group Peter Radley awarded Ryder Working Group 3.

Ladies Kennel Association

2014-12-13

Norma Willoughby judged the breed and awarded Ch. S. Koochie Ryder J.W. 2nd in Open. John Agnew with S. Love Rescue Me won 1st in Limit whilst litter sister S. Angel Of Harlem J.W. was 5th in Limit. S. The Kiss J.W. was 2nd in Open.

Our Dogs Annual - FRONT COVER

2014-12-13

We were delighted and proud to finally collect this years Our Dogs Annual with our own front cover star Ch. Selmalda Koochie Ryder J.W.

WPBAS Championship Show

2014-11-01

Peter King officiated in Edinburgh and we were delighted when he awarded Ch. Selmalda Koochie Ryder J.W. first in Open Dog and eventually the Challenge Certificate. This is his seventh. Not so good with the girls, both Selmalda Angel Of Harlem J.W. and Selmalda The Kiss J.W. were third in their respective Yearling and Open classes.

Dane Of The Year

2014-10-19

We chose only to take Ryder along to DOTY where breed judge Sue Searle officiated. Delighted as she awarded him first in Open Dog and eventually Best Dog. What an honour. John had Selmalda Love Rescue Me with him and she won her Special Open Brindle class under Olivia Bates.

EEGDC Championship Show

2014-10-05

At this Clubs 29th Championship Show Lesley Collet judged the dogs and awarded Ch. Selmalda Koochie Ryder J.W. 1st in Open Dog and eventually the RCC. Gary Hooker judged the bitches and whilst we had chosen not to enter our own our good friend John Agnew had Peach out again after a short break. Delighted that Selmalda Love Rescue Me won her Special Open Brindle class and that she was shortlisted down to the last four in contention for the CC.

Belfast DS Championship Show

2014-09-28

Over to Belfast for the weekend where first timer Hans Van Der berg awarded the BIG Green Cards for the first time. He awarded our Danes the following; Ch. Selmalda Koochie Ryder J.W. - 1st Open Dog & RCC Selmalda Angel Of Harlem J.W. - 3rd Limit Bitch Selmalda The Kiss J.W. - 2nd Open Bitch Thoroughly enjoyed meeting up with our Irish friends and being able to stay and watch all of the three groups judged that day.

Driffield DS Championship Show

2014-09-18

Meg Purnell-Carpenter was appointed to judge the breed at Driffield and awarded our Danes the following; Ch. Selmalda Koochie Ryder J.W. - 1st Open Dog & RCC Selmalda Angel Of Harlem J.W. - 1st Yearling Bitch A great day!

Darlington DSS Championship Show

2014-09-13

At Darlington All Rounder Barrie Croft judged the breed. He awarded our Danes the following; Ch. Selmalda Koochie Ryder J.W. - Open Dog 4th Selmalda Angel Of Harlem J.W. - Yearling Bitch - 2nd Delighted that Ryder gained a very respectable 4th place in the Eukanuba Champion Stakes (All Breeds) under Meg Purnell-Carpenter.