Sprucedell Labrador Retrievers
The Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) is the system that allows pet animals from certain countries to enter the UK without quarantine as long as they meet certain conditions. It also means that people in the UK can, having taken their pets to these countries, bring them back without the need for quarantine.
The annual dog show of the Welsh Kennel Club took place in Builth Wells. It is situated in the beautiful countryside of Mid Wales. The Royal Welsh showground is close to the town and hosted this event in August 2002.
At this Championship Show Ranger Tom aus Luehlsbusch was awarded two VHC’s (Very Highly Commended).
The 2002 Championship Show of the United Retriever Club took place in Great Malvern, in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Three Counties Showground beneath the magnificent Malvern Hills is a picturesque setting of 300 acres. Ranger Tom was third in his class.
German CH Cornlands Continental Star won the first prize in his class:
” RETRIEVER LABRADOR: Dogs: SV (7-10 YEARS) 1 Witzel’s Ger Ch Cornlands Continental Star. A large and steady dog, in coat, with good profile, deep chest and kindly expression. Moved OK, still very together for age” (Lucy Kent).
Star’s First Prize included Prize Money and a photo of the winner. The photo below was taken by Sharkey Ward, the professional photographer of the ‘Dog World’, Britain’s top selling dog paper.