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2005 Archive News
5th December 2005
SHIM and GABY both competed at the All Winners Show in Amsterdam winning CACs and CACIBs. This is Shims 2nd and Gabys fourth although at the All Winners Show the win is worth double. Gaby also went onto win Best of Breed. Both dogs received superb critiques and were graded excellent.
POPPY has been scanned for 7/8 pups. This is only an estimate but we are pleased to confirm her pregnancy.

23rd November 2005
SHIM and GABY were both competing at the Eurodog Show in Kortrijk, Belgium. Handled by Heather and Adam they won the bitch CACIB and CACs in their breed.

4th November 2005
POPPY has been mated to Show Champion Isara Kurzhaar Exaliber (subject to KC confirmation) who gained his title on 28th October. He is the 34th Champion bred by the Isara kennel.
Poppy will be scanned in 4 weeks to confirm if she is in whelp.

28th October 2005
ROONEY (KARIBAEN STRYKER) wins the Dog Challenger Certificate and Best of Breed at Midland Counties under Mr R. Hernanadez. Handled and bred by Hannah this is his first CC at just 17 months.

25th September 2005
GABY wins YKC Stakes at Gundog Society of Wales under John Thirlwell. She will now join Pudding and Shim in the YKC Gundog Stakes Finals at Crufts in 2006. Handled by Adam. BANG wins Novice Dog under Fio Roberts giving CCs in the breed for the first time at Gundog Society of Wales, handled by Heather.

18th September 2005
SHIM continues to do well and wins Post Graduate Bitch at Darlington. After her win at SKC she has qualified out of Post Graduate and will be moved up into limit.

11th September 2005
HANNAH wins the Junior Handling Semi Final Working Class with Rottweiler Lewis at Loseley Park. Hannah now goes through to the prestigious Pedigree Masterfood Finals in January 2006. The winner of this competition will represent the UK in the International Handling Finals at Crufts in March.

4th September 2005
HEATHER wins the 12 to 16 Junior Handling under Andrew Guillick, and in second place was HANNAH. Heather also wins Best of Breed with 'FIDDICH' (Lanspar Varazslatos at Oakberrow) a Hungarian Wirehaired Viszla owned by Bill Toase and wins through to the Gundog Group at Birmingham where both showed wonderfully. This was the second time at the show where Heather was in the group having also handled Sheba (Almarda Wise Girl) for Margaret Davies on Hound Day.

28th August 2005
SHIM continues her winning streak by winning Post Graduate Bitch at Scottish Kennel Club under Chris Atkinson...also winning the YKC Gundog Stakes under Liz Stannard and so qualifying for the finals at Crufts 2006

21st August 2005
GABY and PUDDING form part of the winning Isara team at Welsh Kennel. The Isara Breeders stakes team win overall at the show under Jeff Horswell who gave Pudding her YKC win at Crufts earlier this year. This now qualifies the team for the 3rd successive year for the prestigious Breeder Stakes Finals in the Main Ring at Crufts in 2006.
SHIM wins Post Graduate Bitch class under Irene Glen at the same show.

21st July 2005
HEATHER wins the YKC Handling at East of England. This time Heather chose to handle Bart (Isara Kurzhaar Ybother at Nuash) who belongs to Nicky Hamlin. First place qualifies Heather for the YKC Handling Finals at Crufts 2006

15th July 2005
SHIM wins the Reserve CC at Paignton Championship Show. Handled as always by Heather and judged by Brenda Banbury. This is her second RCC.

20th June 2005
PUDDING has given birth to 10 beautiful Liver and White puppies, 6 boys and 4 girls. The father is Show Champion Isara Kurzhaar Bootlegger. (Punch). Enquiries for this litter are welcome.

29th May 2005
HANNAH wins YKC Working Stakes at Bath. This time Hannah was handling Lewis the Rottweiler she co-owns with Dave Hodgson. This qualifies them for the YKC Working Stakes Finals at Crufts in 2005. This is the 2nd dog Hannah has qualified now, the other being Pudding. The Stakes finals are fortunately held on different days.

6th May 2005
HANNAH wins YKC Handling at Birmingham National and qualifies for the finals at Crufts 2006. This time Hannah was handling GABY in the absence of Adam who was stewarding the Main ring at the show.

16th April 2005
STAR our beloved Wire has been taken from us suddenly at 5 years old. Needless to say we are devastated. She was that 'dog in a lifetime'. We all miss her desperately, especially Heather who was her soul mate. God Bless you Star till we see you again at Rainbow Bridge.

14th March 2005
PUDDING wins YKC Gundog Stakes Final at Crufts 2005. This is the equivalent of the YKC Members Best in Show. Pudding won the Gundog Group, handled by Hannah and judged by Jeff Horswell.
HANNAH wins YKC Handling at Crufts 2005. Hannah continued her success the following day with winning the YKC Working Handling Final age 12 to 16. This time Hannah was handling Rottweiler Amber. the judge for this competition was Nicola Erwin.
GABY gains Show Certificate of Merit. An award to acknowledge her many successes at Open Show Level.