Our Dogs

We are proud of all our achievements here at Desalazara, most of all for having wonderful, fit, healthy Pyreneans of such excellent temperament.


Our thanks must go to Yvonne and Ian Baverstock (Kalkasi) and Gill and Tony Pollard (Gillandant) for breeding such lovely dogs and for all their continuing help and advice.


Below are the highlights of our dogs achievements:




Florence (Desalazara Dancing Queen)


1 x Best Puppy in Show

2 x Reserve Best Puppy in Show


2nd and 3rd Pro Plan Puppy Stakes Group placings


13 x 1st Places

Tilly (Desalazara Alpine Snowbell JW)


2 x Reserve CC's

1 x Best Bitch

2 x Reserve Best Bitch


2 x Puppy Group 3

4 x Best Puppy


21 x 1st Places


Fernanado (Desalazara Fernando JW)


Completed his Junior Warrant at 11 months


Best of Breed and Dog CC at Bath Ch Show

2 x Reserve Best Dog

Puppy Group 2

2 x Puppy Group 3

Puppy Group 4


2 x Best Puppy in Show

1 x Reserve Best Puppy in Show

9 x Best Puppy


1st Prop Plan Puppy Stakes Pastoral & Working Groups and Runner-up for Newbury Show.


19 x 1st Places




Carrie (Ch Gillandant Cherie Amour at Desalazara JW)


Breed record holder for youngest CC winner


Seven Challenge Certificates (CC’s):


Bath 2010, Judge Judy Oriani (@ 8 months 28 days)

East of England 2010, Judge Barrie Croft (@ 10 months 7 days)

SEPMDC 2011, Judge Guido Massimello (@ 19 months)

Bath 2011, Judge Linda Marston (@ 20 months)

Paignton 2011, Judge Noel Melling (@ 22 months)

Richmond 2011, Judge Joan Dowdell (@ 24 months)

LKA 2011, Judge  Kevin Young


Two Reserve CC’s:


W&P Breeds of Scotland 2010, Judge Paul Butcher.

NEPMDC 2011, Judge Gordon Raul.




Completed Junior Warrant , aged 9 months.




Best in Show, SEPMDC Championship Show 2011


Best of Breed, Paignton Championship Show 2011


Best of Breed, Richmond Championship Show 2011


Best Puppy in Show, SEPMDC Championship Show 2010


Puppy Group 1, Bath 2010


Best Bitch, Best Puppy, Puppy Group 3, Working & Pastoral Breeds of Wales 2010


Best Puppy, WELKS 2010, SKC 2010, Bath 2010, Windsor 2010, Paignton 2010


Reserve Best Puppy in Show, PMDC of GB Open Show May 2010


Pro Plan/Dog World Pup of the Year Stakes:


Birmingham National, VHC; SKC, 3rd; Windsor, 2nd; Leeds 1st


39 x 1st Places

Trinny (Ch Gillandant Kiss and Tell at Desalazara)


Champion at 26 month


Severn Challenge Certificates (CC’s):


Richmond 2009, Judge Kevin Young

W&P Breeds of Scotland 2009, Judge Howard Tonks

Crufts 2010, Judge Christine Edwards

W&P Breeds of Scotland 2010, Judge Paul Butcher

Crufts 2012, Judge Terry Munro

Bath 2012, Judge Marion Sargent

Richmond 2012, Judge Tan Nagrecha


Four Reserve CC’s:


LKA 2008, Judge Pat Bayliss

Midland Counties 2009, Judge Ellis Hulme

LKA 2010, Judge Sue Riley

WKC 2012, Judge Keith Savage


Best Puppy in Breed, Paignton, WKC, Richmond, & LKA 2008


‘Our Dog’ Top Puppy in Breed 2008


Five 1st places PMDC of GB Ch Show 2009


Crufts 2009: 1st Sp Puppy, Sp Junior, Yearling and Good Citizen Best Puppy in Breed


Welsh Kennel Club Pup of the Year 2009


Best Bitch, Crufts 2010 & 2012


Best in Show, PMDC of GB Open Show, May 2010


Best of Breed, W&P Breeds of Scotland 2010


Reserve Best Bitch, W&P Breeds of Wales 2010, WELKS 2010


30 x 1st Places


George (Kalkasi Care Free at Desalazara)


Best Puppy in Breed,W&P Breeds of Wales 2008


2008 top 1st place winner at Championship Shows


SEPMDC Pup of the Year Winner January 2009


1st Junior Dog and Good Citizen Dog at Crufts 2009.


1st Limit & Res CC at Bath 2010, Judge Judy Oriani


27 x 1st Places



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