Winners at the NNC Champiionship Show - April 2014

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Upcoming Events

26 APRIL 2014
Section A only Water Tests are being held at Shotwick Sailing Club, Flintshire, CH5 2LL. Make the most of this first opportunity of the year for novice dogs to get the A test under their belt.

You can download the Schedule and the Entry Form in advance - entries and fees are being accepted on the day.
03 MAY 2014
The Knutsford May Day Parade is a traditional parade with a May Queen and the whole town gets involved. In recent years Newfies have become a regular part of this due to Ken and Louise Rhodes enthusiasm.

Contact details can be found on the calendar page.
03-04-05 MAY 2014
Water Tests are being held at Lakeside, Doncaster, DN4 5PW over the May Bank Holiday weekend. It is a great venue with camping available so we hope to see lots of dogs there all doing well. Entries must be received by 21st April so don't delay!

You can download the Schedule, the Entry Form and the camping booking form from the links or our Calendar page.

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Formed in 1984, the Northern Newfoundland Club is the second oldest of the three KC recognised representative Breed Clubs in the United Kingdom. We promote all aspects of responsible and enjoyable Newfoundland ownership and organise numerous events and activities through the year ... more
April Championship Show

5 April 2014 - St. Helens, Merseyside

St. Helens Championship show

Our Championship show was another successful day with a great atmosphere, judged by Mary Pitcher (Seaking). Results, Critique and some Photographs now online!

50/50 Prize Draw (members only)

Next monthly draw - end of April

50/50 Prize Draw

Our monthly prize draw for participating members aims to raise extra funds for the club. Congratulations to our March winner, Christine Waterman who received £21.50.

"You have to be in it to win it!"

Two Apologies from our Newfletter Editor

"My unreserved apologies to Del, Hedd, Nzo & Moneypenny Richards for putting Moneypenny's photo over Nzo's name (and mis-spelling it) in "Dogs of Yesteryear" in the last issue of our Newfletter. Dogs of Yesterday was not intended to be an In Memoriam page, just a look at important show dogs which have had a positive impact on the breed. Unfortunately, people mistakenly thought that Hedd and Del had lost Nzo, which caused considerable upset. Again, my apologies for this misunderstanding and BIG apologetic hugs to Nzo & Moneypenny."

 

"I would also extend my apologise for any upset caused by the "Stop Press" article. I understood that all this was common knowledge by the time the Newfletter went to print and assumed that only club members would have access to the magazine. I was obviously wrong. My only intention was to thank sincerely everyone pulling together at such short notice. I excluded several people as I understood they might have access to the man in question and didn't want them to be in an awkward position."

Viv Pound

A New Health Study

Do Newfoundlands suffer from Epilepsy?

Well maybe, but this is something that we don't know at present. The Clinical Investigation Centre and the Epilepsy Clinic at the RVC is is working with a small animal health and wellness company to confirm the efficacy and safety of a novel diet in the management of dogs with idiopathic epilepsy being treated with phenobarbitone and/or potassium bromide. The research group have had over 20 dogs successfully complete this trial, and are now looking to recruit a further 10 dogs over the next 6 months. Click the link Flyer for more information.

Thank you to Viv Pound for forwarding this.

Recycle for charity logo
Recycle and raise funds for NNC Welfare

The Northern Newfoundland Club Welfare have teamed up with a recycling firm who deal with mobile phones, ink, lazer and toner cartridges. For items recieved they will donate money to NNC welfare.

Click on the logo to be taken straight to our page on the Recycle for Charity web site where you can enter your details to recieve a freepost envelope in which to send your recyclable items - you can put up to 5 mixed items in each envolope. If you are unsure if your items can be recycled you can check when you are on the recycling page.

There will be large collection boxes and freepost envolopes available from Welfare volunteers at certain events but you don't have to wait, get recycling now and help to raise much needed funds for the NNC's welfare work.