Linda Rutherford had the winner of both Championship Obedience Bitch and Championship Obedience Dog – for the 3rd year running – at the Lisburn & District Ch. Obedience & Irish Dog of the Year annual dog extravaganza!
CSJ sponsored the Ch. Obedience Classes and the CSJ Irish Agility and Jumping Dog of the Year events and were delighted with the news, kindly passed on by Michael McCartney of Glencraig Training.
Linda’s Ch. Obedience Bitch Winner – OB CH Colliewood Confidential won under judge Ann Shearer. Denim will be 10 years young this year but still going strong – she and Linda are a formidable team and in the past have been the winners of Crufts Obedience Championships.
Linda’s Ch. Obedience Dog Winner was OB CH Sixela Rum’r Has It. Rumr is a handsome black and white Border Collie and won his ticket to Crufts under judge Ellen Herries.
CSJ Irish Agility Dog of The Year judged by Toni Dawkins.
Michael told CSJ: “Fantastic testing courses set by Toni really tested both the dog and handlers as a team. Toni was presented with a lovely engraved crystal paperweight as a memento. Thanks to CSJ and Ceri for the sponsorship. All goodies were gladly received.”
The results were:
1st John Bowe with Ben
2nd Catherine Porter with YOGI
3rd Ingrid Jellie with Brooke
CSJ Irish Jumping Dog of the Year
1st Catherine Porter with Yogi
2nd Peter Crozier with Jack
3rd Crawford McCartney with Giggsy
There’s more at www.csjk9.com or ring 01745 710470 for info.
Pictured: Linda with her bitch Denim and dog Rumr. Picture by Simon Rodgers.