Birmingham Championship Show, under breed specialist judge, Pam lyons, Dixie won his 8th CC! I’m so proud to have bred this boy; he has a wonderful temperament and is always so happy with life. He is a pleasure to own. Well done to Beryl on winning her first CC & BOB, and also to breeder Jane – a great day.
Added a new photo of Pixie (Ch Witchgait Face the Future of Ashowai). Pixie is owned, shown and adored by Andy & Heather Morris. This girl has done us so proud; she is now almost 2½ now, so a very exciting time for us in the showring. Many congratulations to Andy & Heather for campaigning pixie so well
We had a fab day at Crufts! Breed Specialist, Wendy Coates, awarded 2nd in Veteran Dog and 1st in Good Citizen Class to Ronnie, Ch Foregevalley Start Struck at Witchgait. Ronnie, now 10 years old, has not been shown for over 2 years, but he took it all in his stride. He certainly showed the youngsters a thing or two! Then Dixie, Ch Witchgait Sounds Terrific, was placed 3rd in a very strong open class. Inchi, Ch Headholme Sound of Music at Witchgait, had a fab day too, she certainly enjoyed herself, and at 8½ years old she showed her socks off, winning 1st in Veteran Bitch and 1st in Good Citizen Class. But to top off what was already a fab day, Pixie, Ch Witchgait Face the Future of Ashowai, owned by Heather and Andy Morris (Ashowai), was awarded the BITCH CC! wwwoooo hooooo!!! We were thrilled to bits to say the least. This was her 10th CC and at just over 2 years of age the best is yet to come! The wonderful award made it CC number 52 for the Witchgait Kennel. I am so so proud to say the least!
* PUPPIES HOPED FOR LATE SPRING ALSO MID SUMMER * PLEASE ENQUIRE… SHOW / PET HOMES. Exciting well planned litters are from Tippi (Ch Witchgait Wish Upon a Star) and Dixie (Ch Witchgait Sounds Terrific) and also Pinch (Witchgait Pinch an Inch) and Alfie (Ashowai in Ta Dreams, owned by Heather and Andy Mmorris). Our main aim is to breed healthy, typey and good tempered dogs. Colours expected are reds and red/fawns, and will be brushcoats.
At Manchester, under Jeff Luscott (Jalus), “Dixie” (Ch Witchgait Sounds Terrific) won the RCC, and “Pixie” “Ch Witchgait Face the Future for Ashowai) won her 9th CC! woooo hooo! What a great start to 2013. This brings our total to 51 CCs!
CH Headholme Dound of Music at Witchgait, “Inchi”, has done it again!! Top Brood Bitch 2012!
She has won this award for the 2nd year running! I am so proud.
Thankyou so much to Andy & Heather Horris, “Ashowai Shar Pei”, for campaigning Ch Witchgait Face the Future of Ashowai, “Pixie”. Pixie is just 2 years old & the best is yet to come as she just needs to finish maturing. Her older brother Ch Witchgait Sounds Terrific, “Dixie”, has also helped Inchi achieve this award.
Puppies hoped for in the spring
Witchgait wins 50 CCs !!!!!!
Ch Witchgait Face The Future of Ashowai, “Pixie”, wins her 8th CC and BIS at the SHAR PEI CLUB OF GB Championship dog show, under breed specialist Stella Chadwick(Chadson).
I’m so thrilled and proud of this girl! She is owned by Heather and Andy Morris of Ashowai Shar Pei. A big thank you to them for campaigning
her so well and thus making Witchgait’s 50th CC (dogs owned or bred by Witchgait). I’m over the moon to say the least!
A lovely walk with Tippi, Inchi and Dixie late October 2012
Well, what a day we had under Meg Purnell Carpenter! DIXIE wins 1st in open dog & the dog CC (his 7th), & his baby sister, PIXIE (owned by Heather & Andy Morris of Ashowai Shar Pei) wins her 7th CC & BOB, thus making it CC no 49 for the Witchgait kennel!
Well, where do I start?! Richmond was such a wonderful day. Dixie was 2nd in open amd won the RCC (to add to his 25 RCCs and 6 CCs), Pixie won 1st Open and the Bitch CC (making her winnings 6 CCs and 7 RCCs), Millie Moo won Limit Bitch and the RCC (her first)! I am so chuffed and thrilled. These litter mates are out of Ch Kolnago Bloomin Terrific X Ch Headholme Sound of Music at Witchgait.
STOP PRESS !!!!!!!!!! Exciting news! Tippi has been mated to Dixie. Enquires welcome.
Dixie is available at stud to suitable bitches.
CCs won is now 47! I am thrilled to bits to say the least
Carol Harwood (Minarets) was judging Shar Pei at Birmingham Championship Show. She awared Witchgait Music Maker (Millie) 2nd in Limit Bitch and her litter sister, Witchgait Face the Future at Ashoai (Pixie), 1st in Open Bitch and Bitch CC (her 5th!)
This brings the number of CCs won by Witchgait bred dogs to 46!
At the Welsh Kennel Club Championship Show, under top all-rounder Derek Smith, Dixie wins 2nd in Open Bitch and Millie won 3rd in Limit Bitch.
We’ve now uploaded some photos of Milo. who lives with Damian, Olivia and baby Joshua!
We’ve just added 6 new photos of Ronnie! Ronnie lives with Louise, Jordan and Marbles, and we are lucky to be able to meet up for walks, and I can see just how happy he is!
Here, at Witchgait, we are planning a very exciting litter towards the end of the year, from my two homebred Champions – Dixie x Tippi. Reds and red/fawn brushcoat puppies are expected from this mating.
Please feel free to enquire about the litter, or Shar Pei in general! Contact me!
We’ve just added a new photograph of Millie (Witchgait Music Maker) taken at Windsor Championship Show 2012
Blackpool Championship Show was a great day for witchgait. Under top all rounder, Albert Wight, Dixie won the Dog RCC, Tippi won 2nd in Open Bitch, Millie won 2nd in Limit Bitch and Pixie won 1st in Open Bitch and the Bitch RCC!
Tippi and Inchi are hopefully going to be mated in the near future. PUPPIES SOON WE HOPE! Please contact me for furher details
We had a fab day at WELKS. The breed judge was David Roberts(Kybo). Dixie (Ch Witchgait Sounds Terrific) won 1st in Open and Best Dog, Millie (Witchgait Music Maker) won 1st in Junior and Best Of Breed, and Tippi (Ch Witchgait Wish Upon a Star) won 1st in Open and Res. Best Bitch, with Pixie (CH Witchgait Face the Future at Ashowai) winning 2nd!
Ashowai Shar Pei have a stunning litter! 2 boys & 1 girl are available. Red/fawn brushcoats, from exceptional healthy ,typey, good temperament line. Champion parents, brought up in the family home with children and other dogs, housetrained, fully vaccinated, KC registered.
Please ring Andy / Heather on 01773 710983.
Manchester was one hell of a show! Sheila Jakeman (Tanlap) was our judge; Millie (Witchgait Music Maker) made her debut and won a strong Limit class. She showed like a dream, well done to Jane and Colin for doing a grand job of training her. But the big star of the day was Pixie (Witchgait Face the Future of Ashowai), who won Junior then, to our amazment, took the BITCH CC (her 3rd ) so is now a Champion (subject to KC confirmation) at only 14 months old! A massive well done to Andy and Heather who own this lovely girl.
Pixie is now my 3rd homebred girl and I’m sure the best is yet to come with this stunner. Hopefully following in her footsteps will be Millie and Pinch — watch this space!!!! I am so proud, Millie was a fab girl at the show and you would have thought she had been doing all of her life; very pleased bearing in mind it was her first show.
Witchgait have now bred/owned Shar Pei that have ammassed a total of 44 CCS between them — wow weeeee!
YAY, it’s official… I am top breeder, Inchi is top brood bitch and Pixie is top puppy 2011!
Also soon to make her debut is Millie, Witchgait Music Maker. She has settled in well and is hopefully to make her first apperance at Manchester Championship Show. Good luck to all the Witchgait team – top breeder, top brood bitch & top puppy would not have been possible without you.
A litter is planned for from Tippi, and hoped for late spring/summer.
We have had a fab few weeks!
First of all, at the Shar Pei Club of Great Britain Championship show Dixie wins 3rd in a strong open class, Tippi wins 1st in open, Inchi 1st in a fabulous veteran bitch class and RBVIS, and Pixie (Witchgait Face the Future of Ashowai) wins junior and the RCC! Judge was breed specialist Mrs Jennie Baker (Jentiki). Thank you for a great day!
At BUBA, under breed specialist Lin Shaw (Kolnago), Pixie wins 1st in junior and the Bitch CC (her 2nd ), so a truly remarkable day – so proud of this girl. Andy and Heather have done a tremendous job with this stunning Inchi /Frazor daughter, all at the age of 13 months she’s won 2 CCs and 4 RCCS, WOWEE! She’s on the way to being my 3rd Witchgait Champion.
2012 – we are so looking forward to the future. Witchgait Pinch an Inch (Pinch) will hopefully be attending a lot more shows, she is maturing into a fine lady indeed. Also, we hope to hear the patter of tiny feet in the spring from my tippi toes (CH Witchgait Wish Upon a Star ).
Look to the future for team Witchgait!
WOW – GREAT NEWS!!!
Halfway results show Witchgait to be TOP BREEDER, TOP PUPPY and Inchi is TOP BROOD BITCH YAYYYYY!
Here’s to the next generation – Puppies planned for next spring from Inchi and Tippi. Show potential enquiries welcome, but loving family homes are a priority. Tel: 01908 691916 or mobile: 07500 556429
Not only is Witchgait the Top Breeder half way through the year, but Witchgait Face The Future Of Ashowai is TOP PUPPY!
Inchi, CH headholme Sound of Music at Witchgait, went to Bedford Show (her first outing as a veteran) and she won Best of Breed under breed specialist Mr Adrian Bicknell (Shimano), then, under Mrs Jan Reynolds, won the Utility Group, RESERVE BEST IN SHOW & BEST VETERAN IN SHOW – WHAT A DAY!!!
Just added some new photos of Pixie, Witchgait Face The Future Of Ashowai, in my Shar Pei Photo Gallery.
Pixie has 1 CC, 2 RCCs and 4 Best Puppies at Championship shows — heres to the future! A big well done to Heather & Andy (Ashowai)
Two very exciting litters are planned for the end of the year here at Witchgait.
We are hoping to be mating Tippi and Inchi. There will hopefully be some show potential puppies available, but, more importantly, loving permanent homes are priority.
Enquires are most welcome. Help & advice freely given. Contact me!
Fantastic,fantastic,fantastic – what a day Witchgait had at bournemouth!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Dixie won his 6th CC & BOB (shortlisted in the group), Pixie (his younger sister) won her 1ST CC, BP & 4th in the puppy group, what an achievement for her and her very proud owners, Heather & Andy. A very big thank you to judge, Mr Peter Jolley (Rubio) for a day we will never forget. Pixie now has 1CC, 2RCCs, 5 BPs and is currently TOP PUPPY IN BREED!!!!!!!!
Witchgait progeny owned by Witchgait now have amassed 41 CCs!!!!!!!!
Leeds, under Paul Harding (Pringham) Inchi made an apperance and won the RCC — and so did Dixie! Thank you Paul.
Southern Counties was a very proud day for me as Tippi won the Bitch CC (her 12th), Dixie won the Res.Dog CC and Pixie, Witchgait Face the Future for Ashowai won the Res. BBitch CC and Best Puppy! WOOOOOHOOOO! The judge was top all rounder Mr Andrew Brace. Also, Rachel qualified Pinch, Witchgait Pinch an Inch too! So all in all a fantastic day!
Blackpool was another great show for team Witchgait; Dixie won the RCC, Tippi won the Bitch CC, and Pixie won her 2nd RCC and Best Puppy! Thank you to judge, Mr Martin Freeman. Thanks to the gang for a great night in Blackpool. Well done to Heather and Andy with Pixie.
…….LOTS OF EXCITING WINS WE HAVE ACHIEVED – I AM THRILLED TO BITS & SO PROUD X
Just added a new picture of Pixie (Witchgait Face The Future Of Ashowai) – see how she has grown!
Check out our new photos of Pinch (Witchgait Pinch an Inch)!
wahooo! Dixie won the Pet Plan Junior Stakes of the Year 2010!!!!!!!! Visit us on www.dogworld.co.uk – click on to Dog World TV!!!! What a day, and to top it off we won a cheque for £500.00 under three very well known all-rounders; Mr Robin Searle, Mr Steve Hall and Carla Molinari. The best day of my showing career in over 30 years !!!!! 28 Top juniors that all qualified at 4 championship shows. Thank you Patsy Hollings for putting Dixie through at Southern Counties. A truly remarkable day that I will never forget. I felt like a film star. I’m still grining from ear to ear!
Dixie wins his fifth Challenge Certificate at LKA in December 2010, under top all rounder Diana Spavin.
After a great end to 2010, we had a great start to the New Year at Boston show on sunday 9th January when Dixie won BOB under Mr lee Cox (Vanatonia). Thank you Lee!
All the puppies have now gone to their new homes and I hope to get some new photos of them very soon!
In the meantime, I’d like to introduce Pinch (Witchgait Pinch an Inch). Pinch is in partnership with me and my dear friend, Rachel Corr, who has been wating for some time to get a Witchgait puppy. I was unable to keep a puppy here this time (him indoors said NO)!!!! Pinch now lives with Rachel and her family and I will help campaign Pinch in the show ring. Hopefully she will make her debut in May 2011. A superb puppy whose tail never stops wagging. I truley wish you all the best Rachel for this very special girl.
Also, good luck to Andy and Heather Morris (Ashowai) with Pixie (Whitgait Face the Future for Ashowai).
I am so looking forward to seeing these two girls hopefully being campaigned together from May 2011. I am so proud.
We have added the first puppy photos! See them in our Photo Gallery!
The inchlets have arrived! 5 bitches and 2 dogs were born on 5th November, and will be ready to go to their new homes end of December.
Mum and all puppies are doing well! I am so thrilled – a big well done to mum, Inchi, and of course to dad, Frazor, for delivery the goods.
1 Bitch is available. Enquiries welcome – contact me!
All is great here and Inchi is ready to pop her puppies any day now!!!!
At Midland Counties our judge was top all rounder Mr Derek Smith (Clickham). Dixie was 2nd in Open Dog and was awarded the RCC. Tippi won a strong Open Bitch class and the CC (her 11th!). Had a great day with my 2 buddies, Rose & Rachel we had such a laugh… great days with great mates, yeah!
Also, Witchgait has now won 37 ccs with my fourth CHAMPION Shar Pei !!!!!!
Inchi – still got just over 2 weeks to go so god knows what size she will be then (as it’s these last 2 weeks that the pups do the rapid growing) ahhhhhhh. She is waddling a bit now when out on ours walks… I’m so excited!
September saw us at Richmond Championship Show where Jan Lefauve (Jaslee) was the judge.
Dixie got 1st Limit Dog, and Inchi won 1st Open Bitch and the BCC (her 14th!).
The following week saw us at Darlington. This time only Dixie took part in the show, under breed specialist Mr Tony Howard (Drakkar). He won 1st Open Dog and then went on to take the DCC, which is his 4th! We are so proud.
Shar Pei Puppies are hoped for at the beginning of November 2010! This is a repeat of the mating that produced Witchgait Dixie Dean — Ch Headholme Sound of Music at Witchgait (Inchi) to Ch Kolnago Bloomin Terrific. Enquiries Welcome. I hope to have some show potential pups available as I am unable to keep a puppy for myself this time, but most important is loving, indoor, forever homes.
At the City of Birmingham Championship Show the judge, Mrs Meg Purnell-Carpenter (Overhill), awarded Dixie 1st Limit Dog and the RDCC. Tippi was 2nd in Open Bitch.
On the 8th August Dixie took top honours at the Shar Pei Club of Great Britain Championship Show. He is now a CHAMPION!!! He won 1st Limit Dog, the Dog CC, RBIS and BEST OPPOSITE SEX. WE ARE SO THRILLED! The judge was breed specialist Mrs Lin Shaw (Kolnago). His name now will be CH Witchgait Sounds Terrific. Dixie is my 2nd homebred CHAMPION, and my 32nd CC IN THE BREED!!!!! GOSH I AM SO PROUD!!!!!
Catch up on Shar Pei show results…
At Border Union Dixie won 1st Junior Dog under Ernie Paterson
At Windsor, Tim Ball (Kaitak, Breed Specialist) awarded Dixie1st Junior Dog. He also awarded Inchi, who hasn’t been to a show for a long time, 1st Open Bitch, BCC and BOB (her 13th!!) What a great result, she showed so well.
At East of England there were no CCs awarded. Jenny Webb (Chifido, Breed Specialist) Dixie won 1st Junior Dog, Best Dog and BEST of BREED! Tippi won 1st Open Bitch and Best Bitch – the double for team Witchgait!
So, as you can see, we have been having a fabulous time in the show ring!
We went off to Coventry Open Show and Dixie won BOB in AVNSC Utility and the group under judge Pam Noujaim, and then BIS under Peter Jolley !
At Southern Counties, under Jill Peak, Dixie won 1st in Junior and the RCC. He also went in the PET PLAN JUNIOR STAKES and won so is now through to the finals in January! Thanks to Patsy Holland.
Well, what can I say, I’ve had a fab 10 days!
First at Birmingham under Weny Coates (Myojo), Dixie won 1st in Junior, DOG CC & BEST OF BREED (HIS 2ND CC), and to TOP OFF AN ALREADY fab day he got group 2 under top allrounder Mr Derek Smith (Clickham).
Then on Saturday we went off to Redditch open show. Vanessa Williams -Wegman was the breed judge & group judge. We won both of those, plus we won BIS too!!! WOW!! What can I say? I am so so proud, and he is only 15 months old! Go Dixie dean goooooo! Thanks to all the folks for all the lovely e mails etc.
Added some some new pics on both Dixie’s Photo Album and Tippi’s Photo Album, that my dear friend, Jacquie Higham, took of the Witchgait team at Crufts. The judge was Mr Albert Wight. Dixie won 1st puppy dog & BPIB, and Tippi was 3rd out of 20 in open bitch and she was the only UK girl in the final placings!!!!! BP at Crufts again! We have achieved this 3 times over the past 4 years. A great day. Also, we were on the discover dogs stand on the Sunday and Tippi, Dixie and Inchi were there enjoying all the fuss and attention from the public – they so enjoyed themselves!
Here are a couple of photos taken on 28th January at the Pup of the Year competition. Oh what fun we had! We had a fab day, such a prestigious event to have qualified for. It was my 2nd year on qualifying, last year it was Tippi there and this time Dixie Dean. Dixie was a true super star – he so enjoyed himself and was so on his toes. We were shortlisted in such stong competition. My dear freind, Rachel, joined me on this special day, and we both had a fabulous day. It was held at Ragley Hall and the surrounding grounds were absolutely stunning. A day I wont forget in a hurry. Thank you to all the people for their lovely comments on Dixie. Also many thanks to PURINA and DOG WORLD for a fabulous day and all the lovley goodies we recieved.
On 28th January we went off to the Pup of the Year finals with Dixie Dean, which as you know is for the elite few. We are only the 4th Shar Pei to qualify for this, and only the 2nd Shar Pei to get shortlisted, so as you can imagine I am one happy lady and so proud of my boy. So many lovely comments from many a future judge, so I am looking forward to the forth coming shows. What can i say… watch this space for future up dates of the witchgait team!
What a great 2 weeks I have had with my gang…
At Boston, under Frank Wildman, Dixie won Best Dog, Best Puppy and Best Opposite Sex. Tippi won 2nd in open bitch.
Then I took Dixie to Market Harborough on Sat 16th Jan. We had breed classes and he won 1st in Junior, Best Puppy in Breed and Best of Breed under Eileen Geeson (Janavons). He then went into the Group and won 4th in Utility Adult Group and Puppy Group 1!!!!! We then went in for the challenge under Mrs Marlent Carter (Somanic) and won Reserve Best Puppy In Show!!!!!! Just out of interest, both the judges were poodle breeder/exhibitors.
Then onto the big show Manchester. Our Judge was yet another top poodle breede, Mrs Carol Harwood (Minarets). Dixie won 1st in Puppy Dog, Best Puppy Dog, the Dog CC, Best Puppy in Breed and, to top it all off, Best of Breed – all at the age of 11 months! This was Dixie first CC. I was in total shock and so so proud…. what a fantastic few weeks and a great start to 2010.