The Officers and Delegates of the Great Dane Breed Council were saddened to learn of the recent passing of Jean Lanning JP – Clausentum.
Jean was famous for many things but her name will always be connected to the import Danelaghs Quillan bred by Nancy Carroll Draper. Sparingly used he had a great influence on our breed. Many might like to know that Jeans affix Clausentum was the Roman name for Southampton. Jean was well-known as an all-round Championship show judge, qualified to judge many breeds in all groups. She completed many years work for the Kennel Club sitting on various committees having originally joined from the Ladies Kennel Club. She was a wealth of knowledge and the last of the early Post War Breeders, she will be greatly missed by many. A great supporter of our wonderful Breed and known to many throughout the world in the dog fancy generally. RIP Jean, your knowledge and dedication will be sorely missed.
“At the Breed Council Meeting on Sunday 30th May ’21 the results of the Members poll, carried out by the Breed Clubs, were announced. The Club polls resulted in the required Club majority NOT being reached in order for the colour Merle to eventually in the future, being put before the Kennel Club for consideration for inclusion as a Recognised Colour within the Kennel Club’s Great Dane Breed Standard”.
Date of Show: Sunday 20th October 2019 Sponsoring Club: Great Dane Club of Wales
Dane of the Year is a significant show in the Great Dane Show calendar and in order to maintain the viability of the show and keep entry fees at their present level, it has been decided by the DOTY Committee that this year’s show would be run using only one ring. This has enabled us to reduce the venue cost by only utilizing half of The Arena (formerly Cricket Hall). We thank the Management at the Connexion for agreeing to this arrangement.
This will be trialled this year
by the sponsoring club, the Great Dane Club of Wales, who, as most will know
use one ring at their Championship Show.
Schedules should be available by the beginning of August, where details of
the new awards
on offer for the first time may be seen.
We all look forward to your continued support of the Dane of the Year.
An update on the DCM project has been received from the University of Liverpool a copy of which can be downloaded here. Further details can be obtained from the Breed Health Coordinator. A reminder that this is copyright material and written permission to use this report must be obtained through the Secretary
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