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2016 Open Show
The British Chihuahua Club 2016 Open Show was held at Breaks Manor in Hatfield, on Sunday 1st May. The Smoothcoat judge was Ann Radford, Longcoats Louisa Henry while Eddie Bishop judged Best in Show. Results here soon!
2016 British Chihuahua Club Yearbook
The 2016 Yearbook is now on sale, with a wealth of
Chihuahua dog-showing facts and figures for the year 2015,
and 55 pages of advertisements by top breeders and
exhibitors featuring their beautiful Chihuahuas.
You can buy now from our online shop (click here), along with older back numbers at a reduced price, or from the Club stall at our shows.
2015 Championship Show
The British Chihuahua Club's 2015 Championship Show was held on Sunday 8th November at the Blackbird Leys Leisure Centre near Oxford. We had an excellent entry with very strong competitition in many of the classes, and the show got underway promptly at 9am.
Our Smoothcoat judge Mr Luke Lim awarded the Dog CC to Scott Fleming's Taradona Titan of Brogansian and RCC to Ch Sundowner Play Misty For Me at Dachida's, owned by Miss A Davies and Mrs J Day, while the bitch CC and Best Of Breed went to Maureen and Marina Foley's Coltham Brightstar Over Tamilay with Beverley Sutton's Nock Nock Nikitos getting the RCC. Best Puppy in Breed was another of Beverley's, Nikitos Namethatdog. Best Smoothcoat veteran was Mrs Lyn Ison's 8½ year old Lynpix Blaze Of Glory.
Meanwhile Longcoats were judged by Lee Humphreys, picking the outstanding Jap/Fr/Int Ch Peregrine Jp Go My Way handled by Mr Willie Heap for the Dog CC (his third) and BOB, with Mrs Lesley Adams' Ch Hollyel Topaz Chancer JW in a rare second place taking RCC. In bitches she picked out Jim and Kath Culverhouse's Lykath's Mystic Moonflower for the CC, with RCC to Sharon Robson's Tidos Cherry Blossom. Sharon also collected Best Puppy in Breed with Tidos Rock Dude. Best Longcoat Veteran was Phil and Linda Cater's 9-year-old bitch Pixels Willow ShCM.
It was now time for our Best in Show judge Mrs Norma Armstrong, who gave BIS to
Jap/Fr/Int Ch Peregrine Jp Go My Way, RBIS to Ch Hollyel Topaz Chancer JW,
Best Puppy in Show Tidos Rock Dude, RBPIS to Mr & Mrs Hill's Lynpix
The Mexican with Becanna, and Best Veteran in Show to Lynpix Blaze Of Glory.
2015 Open Show
Our 2015 Open Show was held on Sunday 3rd May 2015 at the friendly venue of Breaks Manor Youth Centre, Link Drive, Hatfield, Herts AL10 8TP. The weather was rainy this year so judging took place in a single ring indoors.
Smoothcoats were judged by Mrs Diane Fothergill, Longcoats by Mr Eddie Bishop, and Ms Vicky Osborne judged Best in Show. The principal winners are shown in the picture above. Left to right, they are: our President, Mrs Norma Armstrong; Mr Nick Farrugia with BIS Coltham Crusader avec Cholas; Ms Vicky Hawkins; Longcoat judge Mr Eddie Bishop; Mr Steve Rooney with BPIS Zoya's Kingdom Golden Boy at Yorone; Mrs Pam Bungard with BVIS Ch Ballybroke Mandy; and Mrs Susan Lee and Mrs Sandra Stangoe, with Mrs Stangoe's Reserve BIS Stanghurst Star Attraction and RBPIS Stanghurst Antonio.
British Chihuahua Club 2015 Yearbook
The 2015 Yearbook is now on sale, with results for Chihuahua classes at UK Championship and breed club Open Shows for the year 2014, lists of the top winners and other useful facts and figures, three generation Pedigrees of the year's CC winners, a directory of affix owners, and many pages of full-page advertisements by breeders and exhibitors featuring their beautiful Chihuahuas, most in full colour. You can buy the Yearbook from the Club stall at our Open and Championship shows or buy online with PayPal or a bank card here on this website.
2014 Championship Show
Our 2014 Championship Show took place on Sunday 9th November at the Montem Leisure Centre in Slough, Berkshire. Our judge for Smoothcoats was Mr Francesco Cochetti (Di San Gimignano) while Mr Stephen Goodwin (Lanola) judged Longs, and Best in Show was judged by Amanda Jacks, now Mrs Amanda Cooke (Amarose).
Full results are listed on our Results pages here.
Don't be tricked out of your
With the continuing popularity of Chihuahuas, people desperate to obtain a puppy are sending off large amounts of money to people they've never met for dogs they've never seen. Sadly many of them never receive the puppy they were promised, or ever see their money again. Read our page Buying A Chihuahua to see how the Club can put you in touch with Club members who may have puppies for sale. Our members are obliged to abide by our code of ethics