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Crufts over the years...

Crufts 2020

After a very early start, we arrive at the NEC in plenty of time.  This year taking Storm and Bolt

Our judge was Mr A Geddes (UK) a breed specialist

Bolt was first up, delighted to win the puppy dog class

Storm was 4th in a super open dog class, Bolt then going onto win 'Best Puppy In Breed'

Fab day, and following in his dads pawprints, as Banjo won BPIB in 2012!!!!

Crufts 2019

What a FAB day Storm and I had at Crufts 2019

Our judge today was Mrs K Keely (UK) breed specialist

I had entered Storm in the Limit Dog class, and delighted when he won it!

Then having to go back into the ring to challenge all the other class winners,

and getting down to the last 4 for Best Dog

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Crufts 2018

Sunday 11th March 2018


Our judge was Mrs Jane Cule (UK)

Taking Chaos, Storm and Flame

Storm starts us off competing in the Yearling class, doing me proud by winning the class

Next us was Chaos, unfortunately he hurt his leg and was unplaced this year - typical!

Flame was a superstar, in a huge class, full of champion bitches, she delighted me by winning 4th place

Crufts 2017

9th March 2017

A rather strange one for me, as showing 'Wilma' the Welsh Terrier

for the first time at Crufts

Delighted when she was declared 'Best Puppy Bitch'

returned again on gundog day, just to watch, not showing any dogs

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Crufts 2016

Went to watch, but did not show

Crufts 2015

Thursday 5th March 2015 - taking with me Banjo, Buzz and Flame.

Our judge was Mr Frank Kane (UK) Well known all rounder

First up was Buzz in the puppy dog class.  So pleased when he won the class, he was happy and enjoying the day if a little exhuberant!!!

Next up in the ring was Banjo, a huge Open Class full of champions from around the world  Pleased when he was pulled out 4th in this strong class

Last but not least was 'Flame' she was shown in the Puppy Bitch Class.  So pleased when she won a 2nd place hard fort contest!

WOW the day ended on a fabulous high.  Buzz wins 'BEST PUPPY IN BREED'

Crufts 2014

Sunday 9th March 2014. I had, Casper, Banjo, Chaos, and Kaitlyn

Little did I know what a superb day it was going to be!!!

First up was Casper, delighted he was 5th in a huge Post Graduate Class.

Banjo was in Open and got down to the last 7

Chaos was the star and won the KCGC class.  So had to take Chaos back into the Dog Challenge.  OMG he won!!!!  Chaos won the DCC.

This award meant that Chaos is now 'Sh Ch Meadowdale Chaos JW ShCM'

Kaitlyn was next up and won a respectable 4th in Puppy Bitch

Going back into the breed ring, to challenge the Bitch CC winner.  Words cannot describe how amazing it was to be awarded 'Best of Breed'.


I would like to thank our judge, Mrs Fran Glendinning (Plaiglen) a breed specialist for awarding Chaos BOB

Crufts 2013

What a super year we had at Crufts 2013. ​I took with me, Banjo, Chaos and Jinx


Our judge was breed specialist Mrs Marion Stowe (UK) breed specialist


Meadowdale Banjo JW ShCM, was first up in the Limit Dog class, a large class filled with quality dogs.  I was delighted to be placed 2nd, behind the eventual Dog CC winner (well done Jackie and Dave with Kye on a super win)

Meadowdale Chaos JW ShCM was in the 'Good Citizen Class', again really pleased when he was placed 1st.

So back in the ring for the dog challenge, along with some superb dogs from home and abroad.

The Limit dog winner was proclaimed as the winner of the Dog CC

Chaos was then declared winner of the Reserve Dog CC, a fabulous achievement out of all those super dogs.

After all the excitement of the winning the RDCC, I was back in the ring with Jamieson Jinx of Meadowdale, she was in the Puppy Bitch class.  Delighted that her breeder Stacey Partner could be there to see Jinx win a 3rd place in the class.


Well done also to Meadowdale Riot (Rye) who was in the biggest class of the day (25) , winning a 4th place.


Friday 9th March 2012, I headed off to the NEC in Birmingham for Crufts 2012.  I took Banjo and Chaos.

Banjo delighted me by winning the class to take 'Best Puppy Dog', Chaos was in the same class and handled by Jennie, (thanks Jen)  He as placed 5th in the class.  Also pleased to see Chaos's brother 'Rye winning a 4th place in the class - well done to Sue and Rye.

I was pleased to handle Woodspa Willow in the 'Post Graduate Bitch' Class - OMG there were 23 in the class!!!!  And what a result, so pleased that I was awarded a 5th place, to the delight of 'Willow's owners.

Lesley and Eula were up next in the Limit Bitch Class, another big one!  Eula showed her socks off to be awarded a 4th place.

Banjo then has to challenge the puppy bitch winner, to my delight Banjo is awarded - Best Puppy In Breed