Ch Zarcrest Black Smith competed against all the other top exhibits of all breeds throughout wales for the past year and wins the most coveted title in Wales as WELSH TOP DOG, after returning just 48 hours earlier from gaining his championship title in Geneva.
The black and tan brothers have had a fabulous show career although only lightly shown they are both Champions before 22 months of age. We have been thrilled with this litter and they have surpassed our hopes when they were babies. We would like to thank everyone for their comments and support of them. Ch…Details
Delighted to announce that at Darlington Championship Show which was held at Ripon racecourse on Friday September 14th 2018 we took Zarcrest Black Smith where he won his second open dog class and he was awarded his third and crowning challenge certificate under breed specialist Jason Hunt (Carpaccio).
Fab show for Zarcrest, gaining a third and crowning CC on the Friday for Zarcrest Black Brewer under all round specialist Albert Wight, We returned on the Sunday with the american cocker puppy Zarcrest Black N’Tantrum who won Best Puppy In Breed at only her second show. Her sister Zarcrest Having a Tantrum at Nasailleen…Details
Star of the day at Blackpool championship show 2018 was the mini long, Gerry aka Zarcrest Black Smith winning 1st in Post Graduate Dog, the DCC and BOS under Sigurd Wilberg. Owned by Will Harris & his fiancee Lindsey McLachlan. Many Thanks to Rebecca Ellrich, who stepped into handle for us as we were stuck in the american cocker…Details
We travelled down and showed Afterglow London Grammar to win PD, BPD, BPIB, and the Gundog puppy group under Ron Menaker (USA) We were lucky we were scheduled on the last day, so we did not have to return to compete in BPIS.
Another amazing weekend for us… following on from our wins at SKC where he was BPIB and Puppy group shortlisted. Afterglow London Grammar went down to Bath, delighted to share with everyone that he won 1st in Puppy Dog, RDCC, BPD and BPIB under Zena Thorn Andrews. Mother then took on my photo assignment whilst I…Details
have some fantastic news to share can’t tell right now but watch this space.
Looking back at 2017 it started with some unforgettable highs winning Welsh Junior of the Year with our American bitch, Sh Ch Mischtikals Pole Dancer at Zarcrest, following on quickly was the BCC at Crufts, a number of reserves and her crown came on home turf at WKC! Her Sire, Sh Ch (UK, NL) Mischtikals…Details
During SWKA weekend and whilst we were busy working there taking the winners photo’s,Texas travelled to the Netherlands and completed his dutch title, so will now be known as Sh Ch (UK & NL) Mischtikals Texas YW’14, W14, W16
At Driffield championship show, we took both mini long puppies whom both won their classes under Stuart Mallard, Zarcrest Black Smith was awarded the RDCC, BPIB and his stud book number handled by Will Harris.
We left home on the night of Thursday September 21st 2017 to catch the ferry from Liverpool to Belfast, grooming the dachshunds and the American for most of the day on Friday and attending the show to exhibit them on the saturday, we are delighted to announce that our star was Zarcrest Black Brewer who…Details
Long journey home with a few diversions but had a fabulous time at Darlington today with the dachshunds. Four dogs were exhibited with five first prizes, a CC and BOB achieved. Zarcrest Black Smith owned by Will Harris and Lindsey won MPD, BPD and the Minor Puppy Stakes class, Zarcrest Black Brewer won PD, Zarcrest…Details
Fabulous time at The Welsh Kennel Club, finally a moment to share our latest and exciting news now we have completed the photos, captions and show reports. Dallas was awarded 1st in Open bitch, and her crowning CC from breed specialist Carole Wellsted, so for the first time I shall write this new title…. Subject…Details
In just fourteen days our beautiful Dallas, ‘Mischtikals Pole Dancer at Zarcrest takes the bitch challenge certificate at Crufts 2017 under Ken Sinclair (Araki) ”Dreams do come true” Dallas has been on a roll for the past two weeks achieving three major wins, the title of Welsh Junior Dog of the Year, a RBCC at the…Details
Dallas wins RBCC under breed specialist Karen Palmer (Combleywood) at the KC Building, Stoneleigh.Details
At its tenth anniversary, the Welsh Junior of the Year Winner 2017 was the American Cocker Spaniel Mischtikals Pole Dancer at Zarcrest, owned by Zara Boyle from Powys, Pictured here with L to R Judges, Bill Browne-Cole (Travella) & Zena Thorn Andrews (Drakesleat) and the event organizer Martin Sanders. CELEBRATING ITS TENTH ANNIVERSARY Welsh Junior…Details
We currently have two miniature long haired male puppies for sale which are showing show potential, and an american cocker spaniel black and white bitch puppy. For further details please visit our litterbox page.
At Midland Counties Championship Show on October 29th 2016, Ch Zarcrest Hugo Boss won his 21st CC with BOB under Hound Specialist Espen Engh (Jets Greyhounds – Norway) His success that day did not stop there and he was shortlisted in the final seven of the hound group under another Hound Specialist Jenny Dove (Saringa) handled…Details
Babies are planned before the end of the year anyone seriously interested, please contact us.
Ch Zarcrest Hugo Boss is currently holding his position as Top Longhaired Dachshund Male despite only being shown at four shows so far in 2016.
At The Welsh Kennel Club championship show held over this past weekend, we are thrilled to share that our first american cocker ‘Mischtikals Texas YW14 W14’ won a strong and competitive open dog class followed by his second challenge certificate under one of the UK’s Top best known and loved all rounder’s Zena Thorn-Andrews. Zena…Details
Ch Zarcrest Hugo Boss wins his 20th CC with Best of Breed under breed specialist Joanne Blackburn-Bennett and group shortlisted under Hound specialist Dianna Spavin at East of England Championship Show, which puts him in the lead for Top Longhaired dachshund 2016 in just five shows.
What another absolutely fantastic day for team Zarcrest, at Blackpool championship show today under respected hound specialist Keith Thornton, Ch Zarcrest Hugo Boss takes his 19th CC with Best of Breed. At only 4.5 years old, this is Hugo’s fourth consecutive year to be awarded the DCC at Blackpool Championship Show, three times awarded with…Details
So delighted to report that Dallas (Mischtikals Pole Dancer at Zarcrest) gained her stud book number at SKC with a RCC win under well known and respected cocker specialist Moray Armstrong from a strong junior class. Many Thanks to everyone for their continued support and Congratulations.Details
Ch Zarcrest Hugo Boss wins his 18th CC today at Birmingham National dog show at Stafford County Showgrounds under Albert Wight.
June 15th 2006 – March 25th 2016. 9.9 Yrs Ch Zarcrest Special Effects for Frankanwen was given sleep after the diagnosis of splenic haemangiosarcoma with pulmonary metastatic disease. Roxy was co-owned and handled by Wendy Barrow (Frankanwen), her sire was the Australian import Keaton Kiss the Girls at Frankanwen bred by Eric Soti and…Details
Want to watch some Crufts highlights on TV, this is where and when to find them! On More4 Thursday 10th March: 18:30-21:00 – TOYS & UTILITY DAY Friday 11th March: 18:30-19:30 – GUNDOG DAY On Channel 4 Friday 11th March: 19:30-21:00 – GUNDOG DAY Saturday 12th March: 19:00-21:00 – WORKING & PASTORAL DAY Sunday 13th March: 19:00-21:00 –…Details
A friend has today sent me this link to the most amazing idea for security for your pets if you should be taken ill or in a car accident. Please check this out it can so easily save your pets life! I WILL BE… A PetICE card is a card you carry with you everywhere…Details
Manchester 2016 The very moment by Joy Middleton. The show year kicks off for most breeds at Manchester cham[ionship dog show held at Stafford county showgrounds in mid january. For american cockers the 2016 judge was Carole Fryer, a local breed specialist officiating and she found her Open dog class winner, DCC and BOB in…Details
After a very sad Christmas and New Year, a stressful January with the departing of Dad! this past year we took the decision to lightly show the dachshunds, as we found the memories rather difficult, showing Frozen Assets just twice, where just out of puppy he took a RDCC. Hugo Boss was shown a total…Details
Blackpool Championship show was held at their new showgrounds this year. Colin Ashmore (Buttermere Beagles) was Judging the long haired dachshunds and found his DCC winner on this occasion in our three year old male Ch Zarcrest Hugo Boss this was Hugo’s 16th CC win and only his third appearance in the UK show rings…Details
No words can ever describe the way a soul feels after losing a loved one whether it be human or mans best friend. It is with grave sadness that we found Ch Zarcrest Gold Legacy had gone in her sleep on my Fathers pillow this morning, Alex Best as she was known to her friends…Details
At only our second show of 2015, we were thrilled to be awarded the DCC, RBOB & BOS at Long Haired Dachshund Club Championship show last Saturday April 25th 2015 with Ch Zarcrest Hugo Boss under breed specialist Clare Bethel – Hampdach. Thank You Clare! 🙂 This was Hugo’s 15th CC award.Details
Mischtikals Texas YW14, W14 won his way through very hot competition to be awarded Top Honours over 64 top junior welsh dogs earler tonight, under Judges Paul & Maria Harding. Texas is co-owned by Zara Boyle, Will Harris and his breeder Jenny Ward. More on this lovely event will be reported in the…Details
The Miniature Dachshund Club held its championship show on Feb 8th at Ryton On Dunsmore in Coventry. Judge for the miniature longs was breed specialist Mr Martin Sanders. Lewis was entered in Junior dog as he is just out of the puppy class, and he won his class, later in the day in the challenge…Details
To end what has been an amazing fun filled year owning these two children, we had a photo shoot with Louise. Celebrating his first birthday this week we are so proud of this beautiful boy, who has never let me down and come home with nothing lower than a second prize card since he…Details
[fancy_images width=”200″ height=”300″] [image]https://zarcrest.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/IMG_0237.jpg[/image] [/fancy_images] [margin20]Zarcrest Fixed Assets Making his debut today at just six months old was Zarcrest Fixed Assets (Ch Zarcrest Ice Conqueror X Ch Erin At Zarcrest) at Leeds, he did this in style winning RBD and BPIB, so proud of you Stanley and our dear friends Steve and Ann Ham, who…Details
Our darling little Lydia, has done it again and this time one better, Lydia won open bitch again at Blackpool her second show and this time went onto win her first CC, under well know international all rounder Liz Cartledge. So thrilled for breeder Mike Turner [Rafthouse] who entrusted her care to me.Details
Wow what an adventure we have had this weekend, one we shall not forget in a hurry! William and I have just returned home from a very blustery but mainly dry Kelso, after attending the ‘Hound Association of Scotland’s’ 2014 Championship show. Ch Zarcrest Hugo Boss had a very successful day winning Reserve Best In…Details
Who would have believed the year we have had, Ch Zarcrest Hugo Boss has been our shining star, from winning his third CC and title in January, he went on to win many more with group placing’s at several championship shows and group wins at Blackpool and Leeds, these have helped him achieve TOP LONG…Details
A Year in the Show Ring… Hugo Boss, surprised everyone when he got his first big win with the DCC, BOB & BPIB at WKC 2012 under breed specialist Bryan Dyson, with his sister winning BCC, BOS & BPB alongside him, Now at 21 mths of age it seems only right that we should take…Details
Hugo Boss wins BOB under JohnWalton Hadden and notches up a Group 2 at Paignton under Shirley Rawlings, Many thanks to all for their goods wishes.
Hugo Boss wins the Hound Group at Blackpool Championship Show 2013 under hound specialist John Walton-Hadden, earlier that day he had won his fifth CC and Best of Breed, under Jean Hallett.
For his first time in the Eukanuba Champion Stakes, he put on a stylish performance loving the big ring, he won on day 1 and returned on the last day to win the heat overall, under well respected breed specialist judge for Dachshunds, Zena Thorn Andrews, at just 19 mths old, he is believed to…Details