Join us in Caledonia, Ontario on Friday June 2, for The Border Terrier Club of Ontario Specialty 2023!Held in conjunction with the prestigious Erie Shores Kennel and Obedience Club event, this 5 day weekend of shows offers 4 All Breed Conformation shows and special events, many breed specialtiesand Rally-O and Obedience trials.Our specialty will be judged on Friday morning followed by the very helpful, hands on education- “The Border Bits” with a light lunch provided by the club.More details to follow on Facebook and Canuckdogs.Donations in support of our outstanding trophy table and luncheon are graciously received.Our Breed judge for the BTCO Specialty 2023 is Mr. Frank Kane of the UK, his bio follows:Frank Kane showed his first dog, a cocker spaniel as a schoolboy, and he has been involved in the dog world ever since. Whilst at University he co-owned and handled two Sealyham Terriers to their titles. In 1970 he obtained two American cocker spaniel bitches as a foundation for his HIRONTOWER kennel. One of these bitches became a champion and both produced champions. 13 UK Champions were produced with others overseas. The Cockers have also remained a permanent favourite and CCs were won with these also. Frank has also been heavily involved in Dachshunds, Afghans and Great Danes and has handled champions in all of those breeds. First awarding challenge certificates in the UK IN 1974, Frank is now approved to award CCs in 110 breeds and judges all groups and Best in Show in the UK and has judged all groups and Best in Show under FCI rules. He judged Best in Show at Crufts in 2012. [Under CKC rules, Frank is eligible to judge Groups 1 and 6, and 121 breeds from the remaining five groups].Frank is a member of the Kennel Club Board of Directors and Chairman of the Breed Standards Committee. He is also chairman of one of the Dog Health groups.Frank is author of several books on dogs and his book "Judging the Gundog Breeds" is much acclaimed worldwide. Outside his canine interests Frank is a keen horseman and has judged at some prestigious shows in the UK.Our Puppy and Veteran Sweepstakes judge is Ms. Penny-Belle Scorer, Niagara on the Lake, Ont.:Penny-Belle has been breeding top West Highland White Terriers under the prefix Raglan since 1978. She has produced some of Canada’s top Westies and top Westie puppies.Mr. Kane and Ms. Scorer will jointly judge Best Otter Head in Specialty.We hope to see you there!