History of Knatchbull in the show ring.
In 1992, we exported a red brindle
bitch puppy which brought delight to her owners Anne & Koen
deMeyer in Amsterdam, Holland under the kennel name “Of the Forest
Rangers”. She became the first brindle Dutch Champion and
multiple Best of Bred winner in Holland. She was Dutch Champion
Dutch Treat of Knatchbull – “Inka #2” OTCH. Navall Luna of
Knatchbull which went on to become #2 obedience dog in the working
group in 1996 and #1 Bullmastiff in obedience in 1997.
In 1993, at the American
Bullmastiff Association National Specialty, Am Can. Ch. Vindicta
of Knatchbull won Winners Bitch and Award of Merit Winner with a
record entry of Bullmastiffs. Vida was owner/breeder/handler to
this prestigious win.
Am. Can. Ch. Mister Worf of
Knatchbull (Thunder) became #5 Bullmastiff in Canada in 1996 with
a limited show season. Thunder became the Bullmastiff Fanciers of
Canada National Specialty Best of Breed Winner in 1997. He also
has sired the Best Puppy – Ch. Knatchbull Yukon Red, at the
National Bullmastiff Specialty in 1997 that same Specialty.
Ch. Domina Prizzie of Knatchbull,
CD, CGC, Certified Therapy Dogs. Prizzie is an enthusiastic worker
who obtained two High in Class Awards in obedience with a top
score of 192 out of 200! Prizzie loves to have fun and is an
excellent mother. She loves her babies.
In 1998, Ch. Bullstock Tucker of
Knatchbull & Ch Bullcharm’s Pride of Bullstock obtained Best Puppy
in Show. Tucker is sired by Thunder out of Ch. Olavi Abby Gal of
Knatchbull. Both dogs were multiple Group placers in 1998.
In 1999, our new young male Onan
obtained his Canadian Championship before the age of 10 ½ months
and received Best Puppy at the Bullmastiff Fanciers of Canada
National Specialty. Onan is quite a character in the show ring
and loves to go to the shows. We look forward in bringing him out
in the new millennium. He is a striking red brindle with a
beautiful floating movement.
Our veteran of 9 years, Am & Can.
Ch. Vindicta of Knatchbull won Best Veteran at the Bullmastiff
Fanciers of Canada National Specialty in 1999. Vida had lots of
fun running and leaping around the ring beating out two other
veterans’ years younger than herself.
In 1999, Ch. Knatchbull’s
Impressive Spirit who is owner-handled by Carla Chidrella in
Montreal has won numerous group places and eagerly waiting the
results on Canada’s Top Bullmastiff Award hoping the he made it on
the list of Top Five Bullmastiffs. In the spring of 2000, Ch.
Knatchbull’s Impressive Spirit won his first Best in Show with
many new group places for the year.
In 2000, Ch. Onan of Knatchbull,
our brindle boy attended his first American Bullmastiff Specialty
and won Winners Dog under Breeder/Judge: Helene Nietsch. Onan
was owner/handled by Helene Hansmann with an entry of over 90
Bullmastiff dogs. The next day, Onan went on to receive an Award
of Merit which is given to only 10 Bullmastiffs at the Specialty
under Breeder/Judge: Virginia Rowland. Onan made us proud that
weekend in Allentown, PA.
Knatchbull's Historic Lineage >>
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