News - October 2009

First-Ever!  SA Mini Bullies Strut Their Stuff in Specialist Show

Cape Town:  On the bright, gusty morning of Saturday, the 17th of October, a bunch of Mini Bullies from the Lusahn Kennels of Malmesbury were gathered at the Theo Marais Park in Milnerton to participate in the Western Province Bull Terrier Club Show.  This is the first time in South Africa that Miniature Bull Terriers were to compete against Standard Bull Terriers in a specialist show.

The Minis had to bide their  time while expert Bull Terrier Judge, Mr Dirk Rupping of Narciano Bull Terriers in Sasolburg put the Standard Bull Terriers through their paces. In the sunburned afternoon, these special little dogs got their chance to shine in the ring.

 Morris         Morris & Wiele

Lusahn Tiny Morris, a.k.a. Morris Minor (left) was the sole Miniature Bull Terrier Puppy competitor, and he went on to win Best Miniature Bull Terrier Junior Dog against his kennel-mate Lusahn Tiny Red Baron a.k.a. Wiele.


CH Little Chili Peppers Pole Position of Galloway of Lusahn a.k.a. Eddy was the sole Miniature Bull Terrier Open Dog competitor.

Deedee       April

CH Double Dutch From Friar's Point of Lusahn a.k.a. Deedee (left) competed in Miniature Bull Terrier Open Bitches, which was won by CH April Snow of New Galloway of Lusahn a.k.a. April (right).

Then it was time for Best of Breed for the Minis…


Eddy, Deedee, April and Morris all got to strut their stuff again. 

April & Morris

April and Morris continued to impress the Judge, and they were put forward to compete against the Standards for Best in Show and Best Puppy in Show, respectively.


Young Morris put on fine showing against the winner, Lily, a delightful Standard also from the Lusahn Kennels.


April was a worthy competitor against the Standard Champion Chloe Reithsons Clarieece.

All in all, it was a great day out, and the Mini Bullies were notable for their bright and cheerful demeanours.

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