Ten Finalists Chosen For Crufts Junior Warrant Final

The Junior Warrant Winner of the Year competition semi-finals took place this weekend at Discover Dogs, with 53 top young dogs competing for just ten places in the final, which will be held at Crufts 2015.

The Junior Warrant Winner of the Year semi-finals were judged by Ronnie Irving and Paul Harding.

The ten finalists competing at Crufts 2015 will be:

  • Lhasa Apso, Fengolas Simply Wonderful At Claelamir owned by Miss C Blake.
  • Pug, Teaseltail Lady Penelope At Lilacbridge JW owned by Miss A Carding.
  • Borzoi, Tschernigow Kalinow At Stubbylee (IMP DEU) JW, SHCM owned by Messrs A P & N D & Mrs E I Dawson.
  • Alaskan Malamute, Siskara The Spy Who Loved Me JW owned by Mrs T R & Miss L J Dolan.
  • Airedale Terrier, Ch Muliebrity Rilletta JW, SHCM owned by Messrs M F Fernandez & C J Purnell.
  • Keeshond, Ch Amikirs Bubblelicious JW, owned by Ms D C Gregory.
  • Miniature Schnauzer, Ersmy Swings The Mood JW, SHCM, owned by Ms L Myers & Mr J & Mrs L Hale.
  • Irish Wolfhound, Hydebeck Imperial Dream JW owned by Ms C L Pinkney.
  • Norwegian Buhund, Ch Arnscroft Di Namo Farrah Of Koromandel JW, owned by Mrs J C Shorer-Wheeler & Mr I Wheeler & Mrs K Gillies.
  • Pug, Wendapen Benjamin Button JW, owned by Mr R P & Mrs M D Solomon

The Junior Warrant is an award for pedigree dogs from the ages of 6 to 18 months which have won a series of first prizes at both Open and Championship shows. Achieving a Junior Warrant is one of the highest levels of success for young pedigree dogs.    

The Junior Warrant Winner of the Year competition is held annually and is for dogs which have gained the title of Junior Warrant during the previous year.  There were 12 heats held throughout the UK in August and September, with five dogs and a reserve selected by the judge at each of the heats and those dogs were then invited to the semi-finals at the Kennel Club's Discover Dogs event at Earls Court, London.

The Junior Warrant Winner of the Year competition final will take place on 5 March 2015 and will be just one of the fascinating activities taking place at Crufts, to celebrate healthy, happy dogs from 5-8 March 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham.

To find out more about the Junior Warrant Winner of the Year competition, please visit www.thekennelclub.org.uk/juniorwarrant.

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