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THE NORTH OF ENGLAND WEIMARANER SOCIETY (N.E.W.S.)

Patrons: The Earl & Countess of Harewood
President: Mr S Hollings

Welcome to the Society's Web Site dedicated to the Weimaraner.

 

Online entries available for the forthcoming Open Show! Please read the amended Breed Standard and also familiarise yourself with the colour of a Weimaraner!


The North of England Weimaraner Society was founded in 1992. The Society is dedicated to the Weimaraner as a pet, show dog or working dog. Although our title includes the "North of England" we invite member applications from anywhere in the U.K and likewise overseas.

 

What is a WEIMARANER?

A medium size , grey short-coated dog (unless of course the Long-haired variety) with light coloured eyes. The dog presents a picture of power, stamina and balance. The hunting ability of the breed is of paramount concern. The breed is fearless yet friendly, protective, obedient and very alert and needs plenty of stimulation and has a brain that needs to be occupied.
The Weimaraner is a multi-purpose Hunt, Point and Retrieve gundog. This breed requires consistent treatment from sensible owners. A lively, cheerful, affectionate animal that can be stubborn. A very hardy breed with a good sense of smell and a passionate worker. Also trained easily for the show ring where he makes a handsome presence.

The correct colour of a Weimaraner is grey or shades of. It is not blue. To read more about the colour, please read the information on the Colour page.



SH CH GUNALT DE ICE AT STRIDVIEW (with handler Jacqui Ward)
Breed record holder - 46 CC's
Owned by Karen Whitehead


SH CH & IRISH SH CH ANSONA PURDEY
Bitch record holder - 44 CC's
Owned by Mr & Mrs J Ross

N.E.W.S. Championship Show - 2016 - Principal Results:

Best In Show Rayner & Maskell's Gunalt Academy at Raystan JW
Reserve BIS Gates' Sh Ch Gunalt Fancydress for Linosa (AI) JW
Best Opposite Sex Gates' Sh Ch Gunalt Fancydress for Linosa (AI) JW
Best Puppy In Show Simpson's Belvedere Hamlet Of the Grey Noble at Sireva
Best Veteran in Show Casey & Stafford's Sh Ch/Nz Ch Carnmellis Hot Dikkety Dog at Gunalt (imp)
Best Longhair in Show Perez-Powell's Gunalt Quirky

N.E.W.S. Open Show - 2015 - Principal Results:

Best In Show Rayner & Maskell's Gunalt Academy at Raystan JW
RES. BIS Gates' Sh Ch Gunalt Fancydress for Linosa (AI) JW
Best Opposite Sex Gates' Sh Ch Gunalt Fancydress for Linosa (AI) JW
Best Puppy In Show Robson's Nemrac Connie at Robricci
Best Veteran in Show Batty & Smith's Sh Ch Almoor Disco Diva JW
Best Longhair in Show Perez-Powell's Gunalt Quirky

Winnners of NEWS Annual Trophies for the year 2015 are:

TOP ADULT - Whitehead's Sh Ch Gunalt De Ice at Stridview
TOP PUPPY - Rayner & Maskell's Gunalt Academy at Raystan JW

The Officers and Committee

Officers

Chairman Sandra Marshall 01422 367399  
Secretary Claire Rodgers 01904 763149 email
Treasurer & Membership Secretary Andrea Smith 01423 889840 email

Committee Members

Working Coordinator Jean Byrne 01706 853246 email
  Mike Egan 01706 853246  
  Jane Elders 07958 726855  
Newsletter Editor Patsy Hollings 0113 2505113 email
  Stephen Hollings 0113 2505113  
  Peter Milby 0113 2520470  
Cup Steward Teresa Snaith 01274 875393 email
Cup Steward Jacqui Ward 0113 2526560 email
  Karen Whitehead 01756 710646  
       
       

Events

Throughout the year the Society holds a number of events across the North of England. There are two breed shows a year, consisting of a Championship show in April and an Open show in November. The Society also organises training days for those interested in working their dogs and also educational events in the format of one day seminars.

Please visit our Events Diary Page for further details.

Newsletter

The Society provides a NEWSletter for members twice a year. This provides an update to our members on show results and relevant articles on the breed. The Editor, Patsy Hollings is always pleased to receive contributions . Please email Patsy with your articles.

 

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***Missing Dog***

ANGEL is a Champion German Shorthaired Pointer, owned by Dawn Maw, a member of the North of England Weimaraner Society.

ANGEL disappeared whilst on a walk at 7.45am on 6 December 2012, near Barnsley. She has now been missing for over 4 weeks and there is a nationwide search on-going for her. It is believed to be probably the biggest dog-hunt ever mounted in the UK and Ireland. There a reward of 3000 offered for her safe return. We believe she could now be anywhere in the UK or Ireland or even in Europe.

Many of you may already be aware of ANGEL and are already helping in the search for her, however, whilst we have spread the word across the UK we still feel there is more that we can do. PLEASE keep an eye out for this lovely girl, we really need to get ANGEL home to her owner. I am also aware that many of you are members of other clubs/societies and will probably be getting a similar email in duplicate, however, we would rather someone receives this information several times than not at all.

I know ANGEL is a GSP but please, consider how you would feel in the same situation, she is a successful show dog and working dog, but above all that she is a much loved family pet whose family is devastated by her disappearance, I would hope that if I was in the same situation the dog community would be doing the same to help me recover my dog.

I have attached a poster and the press release for ANGEL. I really hope you are able to assist in spreading the word and getting ANGEL home soon.

Dog theft is on the increase; it could happen to any of us.

Angel's DogLost Poster

Angel's Press Release

 

 

 

 

 

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