Messukeskus Helsinki 18–19 Dec 2021

Finland's biggest dog event

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Ericsson Dan

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Ericsson Dan

I have been very actively involved in the world of show dogs for almost 50 years and I bred my first litter of Scottish Terrier puppies in 1971.My prefix is Raglan. Since then I have been faithful to the breed and I have up until now bred  175 champions  in three different breeds,  many of which have been exported to most parts of the world. In 2001 the homebred Scottie dog Ch Raglan Rory won Top Dog All Breeds in Sweden and in 2003 another Scottie bred here, Jane Miller’s Ch Raglan Rose Maiden at Brio, won Reserve BIS at Cruft’s having previously won Top Terrier in Britain.

I have also owned and shown BIS-winning Pekingese and have been involved in other terrier breeds, and in particular with West Highland White Terriers. For many years I have also had a special interest in Labrador Retrievers, another breed which I own, breed and show successfully culminating in numerous homebred show champions.

Over the years I have also been actively involved in various dog clubs and served on several kennel club committees, including breed standards and judging. For many years I was also president of the Swedish Terrier Club, The Labrador Retriever Club and The Scottish Terrier Club. Time permitting, I lecture on dogs and submit articles to various dog publications.

Judging has taken me around the world several times and I have been fortunate enough to judge at some of the world’s most prestigious events including many appointments at FCI World and European Shows (including several group appointments), but I am also delighted to be asked to judge on a regular basis in Britain and other countries worldwide. I judge most weekends every year all over the world and I am approved by the FCI to judge all breeds. I felt extremely honoured to judge the terrier group at Cruft’s in 2016 and also Best in Show at the famous Montgomery Terrier Show in Philadelphia, USA.. The highlight of my judging career was to judge BIS at Crufts in 2019.

I have judged on all continents worldwide


Judges following breeds

Voittaja 2021

Appenzell Cattle Dog
Cairn Terrier
Coton de Tuléar
West Highland White Terrier

Helsinki Winner 2021

Best Breeder
Brazilian Terrier
Japanese Terrier
Lakeland Terrier
Welsh Terrier