Posts with tag Ch. Cracknor Cause Celebre


Bo Bengtson Joins Best In Show Daily – Part II

Yesterday we proudly announced that the iconic dog journalist Bo Bengtson has joined the Best In Show Daily team. In Part I of our interview with him, we explored where Bo came from: his early years in dogs, his breeding program and judging career, and the publications he has written for, founded and run the past… read more


Fancy That: Three Days, Three Different Winners in Maryland

I hope all of our readers enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving. I know many fanciers, owner-handlers and professionals alike, sat down for a traditional holiday dinner like most of the rest of the nation, only to jump up as soon as dinner finished to get in their vehicles and head off for a dog show. Only… read more


Remembering Elisabeth Matell

Elisabeth Matell, 67, breeder and exhibitor of Cracknor Norfolk Terriers, passed away suddenly over the weekend at her home, Standhall Cottage, in Worcestershire, England. Elisabeth’s contribution to the welfare of the Norfolk Terrier began in Sweden in 1966. Just two years after the Kennel Club (England) separated the breed into Norwich and Norfolk Terriers, she… read more

Everybody Loves Elvis

Penn Oak Love Me Tender, otherwise known as Elvis, is a spry four-year old Norfolk Terrier with a career busy enough to rival that of his superstar namesake. Frank Rogers of Merchantville, NJ, bred the little dog and placed him with Patti and Marty Shenkman of Tenafly. Patti had seen ‘Coco,’ Ch. Cracknor Cause Celebre,… read more

Christi McDonald

Legends Lost: Two Extraordinary Brits Laid to Rest

By Christi McDonald The purebred dog world lost two of its brightest stars, both imports from the United Kingdom, when, in late October and early November 2011, the Kerry Blue Terrier, Eng. Am. Ch. Torum’s Scarf Michael, and the Norfolk Terrier bitch, Eng. Am. Ch. Cracknor Cause Celebre, died just a week apart. MICK “Mick is a… read more