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Zena died on 4th December 2010

Top Dobermann Bitch UK Breed history

Top Dobermann Irish breed history

B.O.B Crufts 08

Top Dobermann UK 07 & 09

Top Dobermann Ireland 05, 06, 07, 08, 09

No 3 All Breeds Ireland 07

Top Dog In Group 2 Ireland 07

Res Top Working Group 06

Top Dobermann Bitch UK 05, 08

Irish Annual Champion 05, 06, 07, 08

Irish Celtic Winner 06, 07.

Youngest Ever UK & Irish Champion

No 4 All Breeds Ireland 06


On Saturday 4th December 2010, Zena died suddenly whilst out walking with Hugh. A post mortem was inconclusive but according to Hugh's vet, it was presumed to be a heart attack. Zena was also tragically just 3 weeks away from having puppies. The tragedy and loss of Zena hit everyone very hard, but none more so than her beloved owners Hugh & Jewel.

Co-owner and handler Billy Henderson chose Zena from us for Hugh & Jewel and piloted her show career to unrivalled success and worldwide admiration.

We are all blessed to have known such a wonderful girl and thank everyone for their very kind messages and support of Zena through her wonderful and fun packed life. A very bright light has gone from all our lives.

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Ned Ch, Lux & Bel W, Aritaur Dominatrix

Building The Record

+ BIS co-judge Barbara Prestwich.
Driffield - Pam Window - 27th CC, BOB + Working Group - J Horswell
Isobel Leggett - NIDC - BIS
Belfast Championship Show Lynn Glass + BEST IN SHOW
Welsh Dobe Tracy Feeney at + BIS with co-judge Dave Mitchell

CC's in 2008
Belfast + BOB Keith Allison
NIDC + BIS Rob Douma
WKC + BOB Michael Quinney
CRUFTS BOB Di Lonsdale & L Rock
SEEDC + BIS Marion Spavin
Manchester BOB Robert Downie + Grp4

CC's in 2007
Mid Co’s Jean Lanning
Belfast Elaine Drennan + Grp 3
Driffield Aline Elliot + RBIS from
BIS Judge Ron Gregory
NECDC John Hull + BIS
Scot Dobe H. Redtenbacher + BIS
Welsh Dobe Alma Page-Owen
Blackpool D Smith BOB + Grp 1
Windsor D Anderson BOB + Grp 1

 CC’s in 2006
NEDC Sue James + RBIS
Darlington Marion Sargent +BOB
Belfast Merete Dalgaard + BOB

CC’s in 2005
Blackpool H vd Berg
Scottish Dobe N Hughan + BIS
Richmond June Higgins +BOB
(All by 18 months of age)
Midland Dobe L Cartledge + BIS
LKA - Alan Black + BOB + Group 3

In the group ring at Crufts BOB 2008
Becoming UK Breed Record Holder 2009
Picture by Jay - Bath

On the 11th July 2005 at just 16 months, Zena became an IRISH CHAMPION and at the age of just 18 months at Richmond on 11th September 2005 she became a UK CHAMPION. Zena is the youngest ever UK & Irish Champion and the only Dobermann bitch resident in Ireland to gain a UK Championship title. Zena wins consistently in both Ireland and the UK from both all 'rounders and breed specialists.

Not held together to have to hide anything, Zena stands four square on her own, she moves beautifully - what you saw is what you got.

Photo by Jay Manchester 2008

Aged 7 months - Judge Mr Pete Mycroft at the inaugural Midland Dobermann Club of Ireland Open show.
One kind email said it all "As breeders, you must be so proud to have bred the Bitch Record Holder and she was stunning to watch in the ring.  Nobody will ever forget how she jumped into Billy's arms after getting a ticket, it was such a joy to see.
BIS - Helmut Redtenbacher Scottish Dobe 2007
BEST IN SHOW - Norman Hughan

Aged 15 months at Bath Ch show where her litter sister won the Bitch CC.
Future promise - Zena aged 7 weeks
BEST IN SHOW - Midland Dobe Ch - Liz Cartledge

Very proudly bred by Jay & Martin, owned, treasured and adored by Hugh & Jewel Fleming, shown and loved by Billy Henderson


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