Yesterday was the first of the North East County Shows, Corbridge. The day turned out well and luckily the weather stayed dry. A total of 9 Bedlingtons were entered for the show and all turned up. However at one point there were a total of 23 various shapes and sizes of Bedlingtons around the ring at some point.
A few old faces turned up, well I had better say old friends than old faces, Sarah & Tony, Ed & Ellen Noades, Jeanette and a few more who's names I'm missing all with their packs of dogs. However not a harsh bark was uttered by any dog.
We even had a new Liver pup on the block. Morris's, Polly Pocket, (Elle) was being shown in her first show and became Best Bedlington Pup and Group 3. Here she is along with McNally's Aireview Cristal Blue who is now out of the puppy stage.
A closer look at Polly Pocket
Here we have Mark with Janmark Justin Time, and again McNally's Aireview and Morris's Polly Pocket. Mark went on to BOB and Group 4.
Now we have a clutch of "Makems" First Eileen with Makems Filthy & Gorgeous (She beat me), second The Makem with Makems Lavendar Lady, third John with Makems Caught In The Act and finally Ann Ovenden with Lisanne Singing The Blues.
And the final picture a group shot of exhibitors and some of the supporters. As ever when it's fine the show was well supported by both dog folk and onlookers the public. The Makem
Thank you Derek, you had enjoyable day in fine weather. Well done to Mark for Group 4 and Polly Pocket for her puppy group 3. Also a big thank you to all the supporters. It is fantastic to see all the bedlingtons by the ringside