Latest Glenmegan News
September 9-13, 2012: Two New Glenmegan Champions
The Glenmegan kids had a great weekend at Cape Cod. On Thursday, Glenmegan's Journey to Sea Wind Farms, aka "Journey", finished his Championship at 18 months old He went on to to take Select Dog on Friday and Sunday, winning two majors toward his Grand Championship! Jake (GCH Jacob van de Klaverhoeve) and Emmie (CH Glenmegan's Gem Precious) are very proud of their boy. Many thanks to his mom, Alise Burbridge, and his superb handlers, Michelle and Michael Scott!
Friday, Jewel finished her Championship and became CH Glenmegan's Jewel In The Crown. She is 16 months old. On Saturday, at the BMDCNV Regional Specialty, Jewel took Select Bitch for a major win toward her Grand Championship! Poppy is so proud of her baby girl, and grandma Sophie is pretty pleased, too. A big thank you to Michelle and Michael Scott, handlers par excellence, and to Madeline Knowles of Swiss Kiss Bernese Mountain Dogs, and her boy, Smoke (ImOnFire van de Klaverhoeve), Jewel's Daddy.
July 12-13, 2012
Mac and his mom Buffy Bell win 2 new titles! Kudos to Buffy for such a great job!! And Mac is now - drumroll please - GCH Glenmegan's Flanders Fire DD OJP CD RN - which makes him an official BMDCA Working Dog! Hmm, I guess it tired him out.
July 5-8/12-15, 2012
Glenmegan's Journey to Seawind Farm, aka Journey, has two winning weekends in a row, taking 14 points - including 3 majors! He now needs only one point to finish his Championship. Jake and Emmie are proud as can be of their boy. Many thanks to Alise Burbridge and Michelle Scott!
July 4, 2012
Mac, Buffy and Buffy's grandson celebrate the 4th Berner Style! And then take a well deserved rest in the shade.
June 24, 2012
And here comes the next generation! Emmie's son, Glenmegan's Kool Kasanova, aka Gigolo, takes Best Puppy in Match, handled by his mom, Martha McCormick. Congrats!
May 20, 2012
Glenmegan's Jewel in the Crown is living up to her name big-time. Today she took Best of Breed over a special - AND a Group 2! Thank you Michelle Scott and Judge Lee Canalizo!
May 9-12, 2012
The Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America National Specialty Show
We had a great time in Gettysburg, meeting lots of wonderful Berner Folk from all over the US, Euope, and even Australia. Jacob and Isobel showed very well, but the stars of our family were Jewel and Mac! Jewel faced some stiff competition, there were 31 bitches entered in her 12-15 mo Sweeps Class, and in her Regular 12-15 Class. But she took second in both! And was the only girl there who couldn't stop wagging her tail in the ring. Thank you Michelle Scott, for showing her so well, and making her love to show!
Mac received his Versatility Dog and Versatility Dog Excellent plaques at the awards banquet, making me a very proud breeder. But Mac and his other mom, Buffy Bell, decided to put a big dollop of icing on my cake! They competed - and qualified - in 3 separate performance events - agility, obedience and rally. They won a coveted TriAthlete Award, and Mac was the only Grand Champion to get one. Way to go, Buffy and Mac!!!
March 24, 2012
Introducing GRAND CHAMPION Glenmegan's HighClass Hussy, aka Jez-a-bel. Poppy and Gus are extremely proud of their gorgeous girl! Many many thanks to Martha McCormick, and Michelle and Michael Scott!
March 6, 2012
Today is Gus' 5th birthday, and his daughter Emmie gave him a wonderful present - 7 beautiful grandpups - The K-litter. 3 Boys and 4 girls.
Dec. 1, 2011
Jacob takes his first Group Placing - thanks to Michael Scott!
November 6, 2011
Introducing Canadian Champion Tschuggen's Mutschli - aka Mindy! Her Daddy Gus (Ch Gustave van de Klaverhoeve) is very proud of his daughter! Many thanks to her owner Kathy Kennedy, her handler, Linda Thompson, and her breeder, Linda Seaver. And special thanks to her mom, Jam (Orloff Gita), for making such beautiful music - and pups - with Gus
September 25, 2011
Mac got the last leg for his Open Jumpers Preferred agility title! Which makes him - drumroll please -
GCH Glenmegan's Flanders Fire DD, OJP - a BMDCA Versatility Dog Excellent!!!
This rare and coveted honor recognizes his outstanding conformation to our Breed Standard - and his true working ability! Many thanks to Mary-Ann Bowman for training and handling Mac to his draft and agility titles - and to Michelle Scott, who took him to his Grand Championship.
September 18, 2011
Introducing Grand Champion Jacob van de Klaverhoeve! Jake finished his Grand Championship in only 4 weekends, thanks to the brilliant handling of Michael and Michelle Scott!
July 8, 2011
Introducing CH Glenmegan's HighClass Hussy! Jez finished her championship in fine style with a 3 point major. Many thanks to Martha McCormick, and Michelle Scott!
June 16 & 18, 2011
Mac got two legs toward his Open Jumpers Preferred title! Only one more to go!
June 9-12, 2011
Jacob had a great debut in the Breed ring! He took one BOB and 2 BOS. He's pictured here with his sister Ilsa vd Klaverhoeve, owned by Tiggie Gerli. Ilsa shared some honors with her brother, taking a BOB and a BOS. Many thanks to Maria and Andre Verscheuren-Claes, who bred these beautiful pups!
Montana Mac gets his Open Draft title! On his first draft weekend ever - 2 titles! Thank you Mary-Ann!
Montana Mac takes his Novice Draft Title. He and Mary-Ann Bowman make a great team, don't they?
Mac is now an official BMDCA Versatility Dog!
Jezebel, well on her way to her Championship,
takes Best of Breed at the Staten Island Kennel Club show. Gus and Poppy are very proud of their not-so-little girl! Thank you Martha McCormick and Michelle Scott!
Montana Mac gets his second and third leg
for his agility title, finishing in First Place on both.
Mac is now GRCH Glenmegan's Flanders Fire NJP.
You can see his performance at www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCNMB1wclug.
Thank you Mary-Ann Bowman (Kaibab BMD).
April 30 - 2011:
Montana Mac gets his first agility leg - and 2nd place! Many many thanks to trainer extraordinaire - Mary-Ann Bowman. You can see Mac's performance at
April 24 - 2011:
Jacob finishes his Championship with a 4 point major!
April 21 - 2011:
The "J" litter is born. 4 boys and 4 girls! Mom is Glenmegan's Flemish Flower - Poppy. Dad is Can CH I'm on Fire van de Klaverhoeve - Smoke.
You can see the proud papa at www.swisskiss-bmd.com
March 12-13, 2011:
Jacob picks up four more points toward his Championship - AND - a Puppy Group 1st!
December – 2010:
Jacob, handled expertly (as always) by Michelle Scott had a wonderful debut in the show ring in Providence RI. He took BOW on Friday for his first major, Winners on Saturday for 2 points, and BOW on Sunday for another 2 points. Jake is now at 7 points and counting!
Glenmegan’s HighClass Hussy, aka Jez-a-bel, (PoppyXGus) also had a very good weekend. With Michelle handling, Jez took the major on Friday, and Reserve to the major on Saturday.