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Vanistica Knowing


Female Belgian Groenendael  9/17/1989 (deceased)
Color: black
Owner: Louise England & Pat Paris
Breeder: Paul & Lorna England
BVA Hip   6:4
EP   (EP half sibling)
Sire: UK CH Bergerac Love Kills CC, RCC
Dam: UK CH Vanistica Galaxy Pursuit CC, RCC, JW

1995 11Jun UK Champion

1994 'Commended Elite'
1995 Crufts 1st Open bitch
1995 Roll of Honour
9x Diploma of Merit
3x CC
5x RCC

Sold as a puppy in 1989, Elkie was abandoned on a dual carriageway in December 1992 and returned home a week later, being identified by tattoo. Elkie took to the show ring and the new family with ease.
Her first show was Exeter CS where she went Best in Show under Mr D Cavill followed by
Res Bitch CC Welks Mrs V Thompson
Res Bitch CC South Wales Mr V Salt
Res Bitch CC East of England Mr D Cavill
Bitch CC Birmingham City Mr T Thorn
Elkie has been mated to Chimney Sweep and will be selectively shown in 1994.
Owned by Louise & Paul England, Elkie lives with Louise England and Pat Paris. 1994 YB p168

Vanistica Knowing returned home after a wayward puppyhood, now living with Louise and Pat and has achieved the following:-
Three Counties (K Croad) Res Bitch CC & BSDA Diploma of Merit * East of England - BSDA Diploma of Merit * Leeds (V Salt) BSDA Diploma of Merit * Southern Counties - BSDA Diploma of Merit * South Wales (B Simpson) Res Bitch CC & BSDA Diploma of Merit * Midland Counties (G Rual) RCC
STOP PRESS: V Knowing took her 2nd CC at LKA along with V Revloch Chimney Sweep who took CC & BOB, Also, V Simply the Best - Res Dog CC.
(Paul & Lorna England, Vanistica) 1995 YB p110

After being returned home via a dog pound, identified by her ear tattoo Elkie has gained her three CC's under three different types of Judges showing her versatility in type and soundness.
City of Birmingham 93 Terry Thorn UK Allrounder
LKA Ch Show 94 Peter Webberley UK Breed Specialist
Norbel Ch Show 95 M Lory & Racque Continental Specialist
also Res Best in Show
Elkie also has 5 Res CC's and 9 Diplomas of Merit
Due to the arrival of our junior handler Jacob Paris, Elkie & Cador (Ch Vanistica Revloch Chimney Sweep 5 CC's 5 Res CC's) have been rarely shown in 1995.
Cador wishes his many quality puppies now being exhibited much future. (Paul & Lorna England, Vanistica) 1996 YB p141

sire Tervuren Bergerac Love Kills KCSB 4921BW

Courtesy of: dhuckestein ****** Black Breed Manager

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Book  (1994 BSDA of GB Year Book p168)


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