Now when I am staying in Germany me and Terhi thought it could be fun to see german dog shows. So Terhi booked flights for her and two dogs silkyterrier Pop (Curiosity Chic Choix Pop) and petit basset griffon vendeen Tate (Mirepoix´s La Vraie Affair). Tate is bred by Jan Zigich in the US and will be staying in Finland at kennel Nightdream for a while. The gang arrived to Munich 11th of january. We spend couple of days exploring the city with and without the dogs. On friday we headed to Nürnberg.
Saturday morning started with Australian silkyterriers were Pop (Curiosity Chic Choix Pop) was entered. Pop got german CAC a CACIB and was BOS.
In the afternoon it was time for PBGVs. Tate won Best of Breed with CAC and CACIB under Gisa Schicker from Germany. Later he won the group under Dr. Peter Beyerdorf, DE. In Germany the days group winners compete of that days Best In Show. Only one is placed and this BIS winner competes agains the sunday Best in Show winner. The super Best in Show (BIS of the whole show) is decided on sunday. Groups competing of saturday BIS were 3, 5, 6, 8, 9 and 10. Tate ended the day by winninh saturday BEST IN SHOW!! Saturday final was judged by Jochen H. Eberhard, DE. Next day Tate was reserve Best in Show under Walter Schicker, DE. Over 3000 dogs were entered!
Thank you Terhi for coming to germany and for Sirkka & Jan for letting me have him here! He is something very special! All photos taken by Terhi Korhonen.