The fourth competiton to be held by the WHWT Club of England took place on Sunday 7th of February at the Sketchley Grange Hotel.


The invited judges were kept secret until just before the judging commenced.

They were:

Mrs Muriel Coy (Cedarfell)

Mr Jesus Pastor (Alborada - Spain)

Mrs Liz Cartledge (Ryslip)


The Puppy competition took place first.

The West Highland White Terrier Club of England

Dog & Puppy of the Year Competition 2009



The winner was declared as Karamynd Play It Again

called Morgan, owned and bred by Jennie Griffiths

by Ch Krisma Streetwise ex Ch Karamynd Play To The Crowd


Runner up was Lynnsto Barclaycard

owned and bred by Mich Dale


Both these dogs qualified for the all breed Pup of the Year competition, Morgan was 2nd at the finals in January.



After lunch the dogs were judged.


The winner was Champion Lamsmore Fitzwritin

called Alfie, owned by Angus Gordon, bred by Sandra Sizmore

by Ch Krisma Streetwise ex UK/Int Ch Lamsmore Miss Brodie




Runner up was Duskhunter Dutch Courage

owned and bred by Linda Minett



The bitch competiton followed:


The winner was Champion Bellevue Town Flirt at Gilbri

called Kizzy, owned by Tracy & Ray Gaydon,

bred by Tina Squire

by Irish/UK Ch Gilbri Talk Of The Town

                                          ex Bellevue Specially Maid




Reserve was Charosmack Crystal Secret at Swifdon

owned by Christine Morton, bred by Roz Dunne


Then the final took place between Fitzwritin and Town Flirt, with Fitzwritin taking the title of Dog of the Year 2009, after winning the Puppy competition last year.  Alfie won his title in 2009 with 6CCs and several Terrier Group places, ending the year with the Terrier Group & Best in Show at LKA.  

At Manchester recently, he won his 7th CC, BOB and Group#2.


More photos to follow: