Reinstating the old AFFIX

Great news from earlier yesterday. I had to call the Kennel Club to check on something and while I was on I asked about Re-Registering my old Affix I used when I showed dogs previously (I didn't think I would be allowed)


They have said that after I pay the re rgistration fee (same amount as if applying for a new affoix I can be)


once more




Having shown Bostons & Boxers a number of years ago, and since I lost my last Boston 8 years ago, I have felt the need to have another.  I have always thought of them as little people on 4 legs and such great characters.


I have had my eye open and ear to the ground for about 5 years looking out for something special to come along and then finally, in January of this year - it did



The past ............

Wildax Zaffer of Bronheim RCC


Wildax Zaffer of Bronheim RCC (EVIE) - at 2 years old


my first Boston bought at the beginning of 2000 from Margaret & Frank Wildman.


Evie was a little superstar. She was incredibly trainable, so much so infact that at 6 months 2days old she wont - MPB, Best Puppy Bitch Best Puppy in Show and the RCC (beating the then breed record holder for it on the day) and she showed her socks off



Wildax Zaffer of Bronheim RCC (6.5 months)

THE Present..................& the future





Since my last Boston died about 2009 I have been hankering after another. I have had the feelers out and made enquiries but the right dog just hasn't come along - that was until late on in January of this year.....


She was bred by Kelly Homer iver near Middlesborough & although Kelly doensn't show (yet) she has bought very well


......and when I saw this picture of a puppy online


Alice at 12 weeks old

Baby Alice






Bronheim Smart Aliice - 7 months







(Matera's Nordic Echo x Kabeechi Sovereign)















Bronheim Smart Alice (Heady Study) 7 mths





(7 months old)












This is young Alice, learning to free stand, without me on the other end of the lead


Alice in the show ring







at th Scottish Kennel Cub August Show

ALICE was 3rd in Puppy Bitch & qualified for nxt years

Crufts Show


This was her first Championship Show. She was due out back in June but fter getting covered in Glue which had to be shaved off
















Qualified again with

2nd PB at City of Birmingham


Alice has had limited showing in puppy due to her rather unfortunate accident with the Lino and Gorrila Glue earleir in the year and she missed 4 months of Puppy Classes.


Shown only twice so far and Qualified both times


Not bad for a new girl

Takaira American Avenger

Roxxilu American Gentleman x Ir.Ch.Basterberri Mermelada (1CC 1RCC) - Imp Spain


Bred by Paula Hamilton - TAKAIRA, Northern Ireland

arriving soon


Pet Name  StanLee


I have to say a HUGE thank you to Paula for entrusiting me with this lovely young man. He has been loving and expertly brought up so far with love and & and that will not change when he moves over the water in a week or so.

He is already showing a superb temperament, ideal for a show prospect, full of himself and with confidence in bucket loads.


Paula originally called him 'Marvel' due to the 'American Avenger' part of his kennel name, however, as I like all my dogs to have human names, STANLEE (Stanley) is how he shall be known here at Bronheim.


I look foreard to posting more pics of him as he grows up and keeping you all posted of his progress in the Ring 2020



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