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Welcome to The British Chihuahua Club

AGM - Important Reminder
Nominations for the offices of Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Honorary Secretary, Honorary Treasurer and the committee of eight for the ensuing year, together with any items for the Agenda of the Annual General Meeting to be held in March next year, must be submitted to the Secretary at the address below no later than the 15th December 2017. The nominee's written consent to stand must be made in writing and they must be proposed and seconded by two paid up members of the club. The present committee is under strength and we are looking for two new members to join us.

We also invite applications from experienced or aspirant judges wishing to be considered for inclusion on next year's Judges lists. Your application must likewise be submitted no later than 15th December in order to be considered by the Committee for approval at the Annual General Meeting. To apply, please write to the Secretary at the address below, clearly indicating for which list (A, B or C) and breed(s) you wish to be considered, and including your cv. This should demonstrate your fulfilment of the requirements for the list applied for; please refer to our BCC Judges List page for further details.

The British Chihuahua Club
Hon Secretary Mr Adrian Bickers
Tel: 01462 835641 Mob: 07970 486461
Email britishchihuahuaclub@gmail.com

2018 Yearbook

Anyone wishing to advertise in the 2018 British Chihuahua Club Yearbook, to be published at Crufts next year, should contact the Editor to book and pay for their advert as soon as possible, and ideally well before the deadline of 31st December.

Details of prices and how to contact the editor are on the Booking Form, available at our Champ Show, on request from the Hon Secretary, or can be downloaded by clicking on this link.

2017 OPEN SHOW
The 2017 British Chihuahua Club Open Show was held at our previous venue of Breaks Manor, and this year in spite of an uncertain weather forecast it was held outside on grass in what turned out to be fine and sunny conditions, to everyone's delight.

BEST IN SHOW (Judge: Mrs Ann Radford)
BIS Zoya's Kingdom Gorgeous at Yorone (l/c dog) Mr SJ Rooney
RBIS Taradona Serenade to Widogi (s/c bitch) Mrs JE Fraser
BPIS Mr Incredible De L'Isle Au Vert Coteau Nikitos (s/c dog) Mrs B Sutton
RBPIS Pocoperro Leila (l/c bitch) Mrs P & Miss R Lodwick
BVIS Widogi Hippolyta (s/c bitch) Mrs JE Fraser

2017 Annual General Meeting
Our 2017 AGM took place Sunday 5th March.  The present committee and officers remain in place and our previous Treasurer Mrs Pat Keith has been made a Life Vice-President in recognition of her long and important contribution to the club.

New Subscription Rates
Subscriptions to the British Chihuahua Club have remained the same for many years but there was a small increase as from 1st January 2017. At the same time a new Joint membership was introduced, which will apply to any two people sharing a single contact address, be they partners, co-owners etc.

NEW SUBSCRIPTION RATES FROM 01.01.2017
Membership Annual
renewal
Compound (12 years
for the price of 10)
UK members: £5.00 £50.00
(Joint) £8.00 £80.00
Overseas Members: £8.00 £80.00
(Joint) £12.00 £120.00

Members paying annually by Standing Order will need to amend the details with the new amount before 1st January next

2016 Championship Show
Our 2016 Champ Show was held Sunday 13th November in a new venue for us, the Brackley Leisure Centre. Mr Peter Jolley judged Smoothcoats, Mrs Sue Lee the Loncoats, and BIS was Mr Luke Lim

Principal results were as follows:

L/c DCC, BOB and BIS: Hollyel Topaz'n Diamonds (Mrs L Adams)

S/c BCC, BOB and RBIS: Ch El La Qwinta's Chico's Angelina ShCM (Mr A Allcock MBE)

L/c RDCC, BPIB, BPIS: Penapettit Platinum (Mr W Heap, Ms J Palmer & Mrs P Enos)

S/c RBCC, BV, BVIS: Ch Ormestex Princess at Jicara JW (Ms A Williams & Mr S Loosley)

L/c RBCC, Best Special Junior in Show: Lumanatii Lady Danger (Miss L Anderson)

S/c DCC: Taradona Titan of Brogansian (Mr S Fleming)

S/c RDCC: Angcherish Moon Walker (Mrs AJ Aylett)

L/c BCC: Hollyel Chance On A Sapphire JW (Mrs N Denley)

Congratulations to all who were placed and thanks to our judges, hard working committee, staff at the centre and all who entered, for making this a lively successful and friendly show.

Don't be tricked out of your money
With the continuing popularity of Chihuahuas, people desperate to obtain a puppy are sending off large amounts of money to people they've never met for dogs they've never seen.  Sadly many of them never receive the puppy they were promised, or ever see their money again.  Read our page Buying A Chihuahua to see how the Club can put you in touch with Club members who may have puppies for sale.  Our members are obliged to abide by our code of ethics

 
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