Dogs SA Projected Improvements Championship Show - 16 November
Howard celebrates his 2nd birthday in style, winning Best In Group under Mrs N Abela (NSW) & Best Intermediate in Show under Mrs C Butler (NSW). We are very proud of this home bred boy!

Howard in the general specials ring, on his way to winning Best Intermediate in Show. Thanks to Kirsty Martin for the photo!
Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Victoria Championship Show - 3 November.

'Paddy', Saterhunden's London Paddington was awarded Best Exhibit in Show at the BMDCV Championship Show under Judge Madame Uschi Eisner from Austria. This is Paddy's second BISS in 2013.

'Paddy', Saterhunden's London Paddington (Imp Swe), was awarded DCC, Best Open and Best Exhibit in Show.
'Julius', Julius Van't Stokerybos (Imp Bel), was awarded RDCC.
'Howard', Branbern Howard I Know, was awarded Best Intermediate in Show.
'Tosca' and 'Zelda', both 10 years of age, represented Branbern in the Veteran's Parade.



Port Pirie, South Australia - October Long Weekend.

Howard was entered in 3 shows over the long weekend, and had a great weekend winning Runner Up Best in Group under Ms E Thomas (NSW) and was shortlisted in group for the remaining two shows under Rev C Seymour & Ms Y Meintjes (both from NSW), an excellent weekend for a boy not yet 2 years old!
Howie, winning Runner Up Best in Group with judge Ms E Thomas

Royal Adelaide Show -September 13th.

Branbern was represented at the 2013 Adelaide Royal by Howard, and he did himself proud winning a strong Intermediate class under Karl-Erik Johansson (SWE). This year the Bernese were the feature breed on show so it was a great day for a young dog. Howie is pictured here with his owner Shane before the show, getting into the Royal spirit!

A 'Supreme' Weekend - 7 and 8 September

'Windsor' had a fanatastic weekend and finished off his 'Supreme Champion' title in great fashion with Best Exhibit in Group at the Murrumburrah Harden Show Society under judge Ms K. Santos (NSW) following up the next day with Best Exhibit in Group at the Dogs ACT Spring Amenities Show (AM) under Judge Mrs J. Weston (ACT).
'Windsor - Best Exhibit in Group'

Wagga Wagga - 3 & 4 August

A successful weekend for 'Windsor' at the Wagga Wagga Kennel Club shows. Windsor was awarded BoB and Best Australian Bred in Group on Saturday under Judge Mrs K King (SA) and then Runner up Best in Group and Best Australian Bred in Group on Sunday under Judge Mr G Love (SA).  

Bungendore - 13 July

'Hugo' - Branbern Duke Windsor, made his all breeds show debut at the Bungendore and Palerang District All Breeds Kennel Club Show.  'Hugo' was awarded Best Baby Puppy in Group under Judge Mrs V.Knopke (QLD).

'Hugo' in the Baby in Group lineup nicely presented by Mel

Penrith - 6 July

'Paddy' awarded Runner up Best in Group at the Penrith Kennel & Obedience Club Blue (AM) Show and 'Juliette' - Branbern Juliette, was awarded Best Baby Puppy in Group under Judge Ms T.Kirkland (VIC).

At the Penrith Red (PM) Show Juliette went one better, being awarded Best Baby Puppy in Group under Judge Mrs R.Robertson (NSW) and then going on to Best Baby Puppy IN SHOW under Judge Mrs J.Gotch (NSW).

'Juliette' - Best Baby Puppy in Show

Blaxland Glenbrook - 30 June

'Paddy' awarded Best in Group at the Blaxland Glenbrook RSL & Citizens Kennel & Training Club Show under Judge Mrs K.Eldred (NSW).

Yass - 15 & 16 June

'Windsor' was awarded Best Australian Bred in Group at the Yass District Kennel and Training Club show under Judge Mrs S Packer (SA) on Saturday.  At the Sunday show 'Windsor' was awarded Runner up Best in Group under Judge Mrs A Everson (QLD).

Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Victoria Championship Show - 9 June

Another very successful Specialty show for Branbern. 
Judge Mr C Phillips (VIC).

BEST in SHOW - 'Paddy' Ch Saterhundens London Paddington
Runner up BEST in SHOW - 'Windsor' Grand Ch Branbern Dark Windsor
Bitch Challenge and Best Opposite - 'Spy' Ch Branbern Royal Spy (from the Veteran Class)
Best Baby Puppy Dog - 'Hugo' Branbern Duke Windsor


Paddy - BEST in SHOW BMDCV 2013

Sydney Royal - 30 March
'Windsor' was awarded Dog Challenge and Runner up Best of Breed, 'Paddy' was Reserve Dog Challenge and 'Spy' was Reserve Bitch Challenge.  

  'Windsor' - Grand Ch Branbern Dark Windsor

Dogs Victoria - Top Dog of 2012 and Night of Nights - 16 March

'Windsor' qualified to compete for the title of Top Dog 2012 and was invited to the annual Night of Nights, Victoria's most prestigious event for show dogs.  Lyn and Murray travelled to Melbourne with 'Windsor' to be a part of this event.

'Windsor' at DOGS Victoria Night of Nights

Blayney - 2 March 

'Windsor' awarded Best in Group at the Blayney A&P Association Show under Judge Mr J. Comerford (NSW)

Happy New Year to all!

For a nice change from recent years we celebrate the new year on a positive note, with the addition of some exciting new boys from overseas including Julius, and others who will be added to the website very soon!
 Also we wish to take this opportunity to introduce Molly - who reached the wonderful age of 12 in May of 2012 & is still going strong!
 So for us it is a happy new year & Branbern wishes everyone a safe & prosperous 2013!