Belgian Tervuren - Richard & Tamera Lewis



September 4, 1990 - November 19, 2004

Multiple Group Placer
Multiple National Specialty Select
1999 National Specialty Veteran Sweepstakes and Veteran Dog Winner

Exeter was the product of a breeding of Ch. Bravura's Fanfare for Achates, C.D.X to Ch. Glenoak Eclair for Maplewood. He won his championship quickly with two sanctioned Best in Matches along the way. He placed in his classes at his first nationals. He was shown at national specialties from 1991 thru 1997, and in 1999. He went select in '93, '96, and in 1999.

The two highlights of his career were earning his Utility obedience title, and his performance at the 1999 national in the breed ring. Exeter's UD was a first for me and I must say, he always gave me everything he had. It was Exeter's willingness to work with me on his utility title that eventually sent me in the direction of getting approved to judge AKC obedience.

The 1999 national specialty was, without a doubt, his finest moment. He won the veteran sweeps under Judy Bradley. He then won the veteran dog class under the late Barbara Krohn. He then went on to compete in Best of Breed. The judge was the late Merrilyn Clark. She gave Exeter a select and placed him second in line behind the eventual specially winner. There were marked differences in the types of dogs these three judges were selecting, yet Exeter won under all three.

Exeter spent his final five and a half years happily hanging out here at home, attempting in vain to keep the girls in line.

I must give a special thank you to Jane Murphy, who suggested the breeding of Fancy to Riot. Without her efforts, there would never have been an Exeter in my life. We had the sense to have him collected when he was a young dog. Hopefully , although he is gone, there will be more Exeter sons and daughters to come.

Richelieu Belgian Tervuren
Richard J. Lewis
150 Quail Ridge Rd
Selah, Washington 98942
Allante Belgian Tervuren
Jane E. Murphy
2860 Sorrel Way
Eugene, Oregon 97401

Exeter, Vet. Dog, Select 1999 Annual
Exeter winning vet sweeps 1999
Breed Win under Donald Booxbaum

Exeter Pedigree

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