Tuesday, January 31, 2006

"Large Munsterlander Loony toon"

This is Lexa, one of our Large Munsterlanders, Lex is - well Lex!! Full on, loud, in your face, and into everything.......... she is obsessed with the pampas grass out in our garden, and tries to climb up into it!! having said that - she can be the most obedient of the lot. A real contradiction in terms! but like every Munsterlander - a character!!

Monday, January 30, 2006

"Classic Large Munsterlander"

This is Curtis, a Large Munsterlander, Scottish Born & Bred. Lovely dog and a lovely picture, makes me think, or hope, of warmer days to come. Owned and bred by Christine Weber. What a long tongue.......... well they do say they "give tongue"..................

Sunday, January 29, 2006

"Large Munsterlander waiting game"

Rumour's sad look says it all!! Large Munsterlanders do not like to be left behind!! These three are watching the road and the drive, hoping for Jo to come home...... from left to right, Seven, Rumour, going for the best view!! and Zeb - who seems to be sliding down, and just resting his chin on the windowsill.....

Saturday, January 28, 2006

"Munsterlander puppy control system"

Sorry Folks, hope the title was not too misleading! We have not learnt the secret of controlling a Munsterlander Puppy!! However, Rumour seems to have developed her own technique! a young Brook (underneath!!) does not think much to the idea......

Friday, January 27, 2006

"Munsterlander Showgirl"

Rumour again, this time looking more like our Showgirl!! This was taken, by Jo, at Leeds Championship show 2004, when Rumour took the BCC., Having been a working girl this winter her featherings are looking a little less luxurious!

Thursday, January 26, 2006

"Munsterlander Barbie Girl"

This is our Large Munsterlander Rumour! Otherwise known as the "Barbie" (or she was before she took up Gundog work) Rumour will hold, or carry, anything! This is a bag Jenny Moore sent for Rumour - so she could carry her own liver cake to the shows with her!! Jenny even sent her a Barbie Pink collar and lead.....................

Wednesday, January 25, 2006

"Working Munsterlander"

This is Rumour, our beautiful Large Munsterlander, looking less than pristine!! She has always been our "Showgirl", but in the last few months Jo has been trying to turn her into a "Working girl" All munsterlanders are very versatile, and I hope to show you this over the next few days................... Pictures of Rumour, at work, rest and play...............

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

"Eyes Right Munsterlanders"

Well at least this time we got five munsterlanders sitting in a straight line!! okay we had to remove Chilli and Brook from the line up, but we got these all sitting and staying (not for long!), and all looking the same way - just not AT the camera....... What happened? a car came down the lane, and the dogs were debating whether to break ranks and bark at it - or wait .................

Monday, January 23, 2006

"Many Musterlanders!"

What do you call a gathering of Munsterlanders? in this case probably the Mottley Crew, half of them are wet and muddy, and our obedience, ie mass sit and stay did not go according to plan! from left to right, we have Brook, the small one is Chilli, with Lex behind, then Seven, looking very fed up! Rumour is sitting slightly behind Seven, with Lana next to her - obscured by Zeb, the old man of the group!! We can do better, tune in tomorrow and see...........................

Sunday, January 22, 2006

"Follow the Munsterlander"

Think this pic has been used before, BUT a favourite of mine, and today is the first birthday of these two puppies shown here, this is Chilli and Cash before they grew!! Bet they could now give Zeb a run for his money, and take that toy from him!! and would serve him right for teasing them!!!!!!!

Saturday, January 21, 2006

"Multiple Munsterlanders"

From left to right, we have Large Munsterlanders! Brook (lying down! and hogging the limelight) Dylan, and Floyd sat towards the back, and Marli on the end....... This was taken at East of England Championship Show in 2005 by Jo. Brook lives here with me, but is co-owned by Sharon, who owns the other three munsters.... They all look so clean and shiny, but then, judging had only just finished.

Friday, January 20, 2006

Munsterlander Notelets

The above is a notelet, as printed last year for Large Munsterlander Rescue, am thinking of doing a new series, black and white as above - anyone any suitable pics? This is Zeb, a large Munsterlander male, incidentally father of yesterdays subject - Visa! please send any suitable pics to elle@ellebanks7.wanadoo.co.uk hope to hear from you soon..................

Thursday, January 19, 2006

"Attractive Female Munsterlander "

How else can you describe this Munsterlander? This is Visa, belonging to Pete (and Jenny?) Moore, happy, alert and loved, she is never naughty (says Pete) any misdeeds are down to Cash, (Jennys munster!!) could be Pete is biased? but she is lovely..............

Wednesday, January 18, 2006

"All Munsterlander"

Having laughed at Dylan yesterday think it only fair to illustrate that he is a great showman too. Typical of a large Munsterlander, seems to be making his owner do all the running!! This is Sharon Miller making it all look effortless!

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

"Half a Munsterlander"

Well - it would be a little unfair to ask you to "name the Munsterlander" on this one! This is Sharon Miller's Dylan, illustrating a Large Munsterlander has a keen nose - and will follow it anywhere. This is hardly "Show Champion" behaviour is it Dyl?

"Munsterlander Answer"

Well Done to Sue Wood, who straightaway recognised the dog, and e-mailed the answer, it is indeed Flash, Datroy Saracen, (Ch. Axel Von Esterfeld of Raycris x Datroy Irresistable) a lovely pet - but not a working bone in his body! the only thing he would hunt for was his frisbee......... (see his obituary on the community pages of ichbinandelle website.)

Monday, January 16, 2006

"What Munsterlander?"

Something a little different! Who can tell me the name, or the breeding of this dog? Obviously he is a Large Munsterlander! but does anyone recognise him? Only clue I will give is he is sadly no longer with us.

Sunday, January 15, 2006

"Best Munsterlander"

Many of you, who read the FORUM (Friends of Rescue and Unwanted Munsterlanders) will recognise this picture, as was in the last edition. However, it is such a lovely "feel good" pic I wanted to use it tonight. This is Dart, the large Munsterlander, with owner Brenda Miles, Dart was "Best Dog" at Brenda (and Stuarts!) recent wedding. Brenda has not been too well recently so let us all wish Brenda, Stuart, Benjamin (son) and Dart - health, happiness and good fortune in the future.

Saturday, January 14, 2006

"Snow Munsterlander"

Mari in Finland sends us this pic of Wilma, out in the snow. Hopefully we will receive many more photographs of Mari's dogs, as they will make fantastic Christmas Cards for Large Munsterlander Rescue next year............ Such an attractively marked bitch too.

Friday, January 13, 2006

"Munsterlander Babysitter"

One to make you smile, this is Ester, the large munsterlander in Sweden, babysitting for her owners Grandchild, Felicia, or is Ester taking advantage of the - rather puzzled looking - baby?

Thursday, January 12, 2006

"A large Munsterlander is.........."

This is Jesse the Large Munsterlander from the Netherlands, who lives with Cindy and her partner, the other dog is a "rescue" crossbreed that Cindy took on, and gave it a chance, it is now happy and healthy and clearly close to Jesse. Cindy is a great supporter of our Large Munsterlander Rescue and regularly contributes articles and photos. Thank You Cindy for sharing so many wonderful photos with us - more to appear soon.

Wednesday, January 11, 2006

"Munsterlander in the Sun"

After so many snowy pics thought "time for the sun!" This is one of Karen's Large Munsterlanders sunning herself in New Zealand. Seems munsterlanders are the same the World over, athletic one minute, and then bag the best place to sleep......

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

"Swedish Munsterlander in Pat's backyard"

This is Freya, an "import" from Sweden, by an English bred bitch to a Danish Dog, now living in Lincolnshire, currently expecting puppies by a Scottish Dog...... international again....

Monday, January 09, 2006

"Munsterlander Wonderland"

Stunning scenery and a large Munsterlander - what more could you want? This is Ester again, british bred, but living in Sweden with owner Maria and family. Maria is another lovely person who has happily contributed photos to share with you, and Large Munsterlander rescue.

Sunday, January 08, 2006

Magnificent, but Muddy, Munsterlander

This is Int. Ch. Dixon Ciperro, Dixon or "Mr. President" for pet name!! owned by Mari, he is German bred, living in Finland. Just goes to show that in this breed you cannot even keep a Int. Champion clean and mud free!! Another owner from abroad, happy to share her munster pics with you and the British Large Munsterlander Rescue.

Saturday, January 07, 2006

Scottish Munsterlander... in Scotland

This is Curtis, a Large Munsterlander, owned and bred by Christine Weber in Scotland. A pic I hope to use for next years Christmas cards - or the Calendar - for Large Munsterlander Rescue. Just love the misty background and the sharp clear image of an attentive and attractive male Munsterlander.

Friday, January 06, 2006

"Large Munsterlanders in Canada"

Another generous couple from abroad, ready and willing to supply photos for use by the Large Munsterlander Rescue for Christmas Cards etc., This is Duke and Duchess, owned by Andy and Jo, British bred but living in Canada. Such a fantastic shot, with magnificent background, and very attractive, and contrasting, dogs.

Thursday, January 05, 2006

"A Large Munsterlander in Finland"

This is Asti, a large Munsterlander bitch, bred in Germany, and living in Finland, another owner happy to provide photos for future Large Munsterlander Rescue Christmas Cards. Thank you so much for contributing, we really do appreciate it.

Wednesday, January 04, 2006

"Another Large Munsterlander in Sweden"

This is Fia, a Large Munsterlander owned by Karin in Sweden. Karin helped us with the Large Munsterlander Christmas Cards this year, by taking Fia out into the snow with this vibrant red bow on her collar......... It is so nice that people take the time to support our Rescue in such active ways. Fia has also featured on other cards, such as a Thank You card, again for LM Rescue.

Tuesday, January 03, 2006

"A Large Munsterlander from the Netherlands"

This was one of the Large Munsterlander Rescue Christmas Cards this year, a lovely photo sent in by Cindy from the Netherlands. I particularly liked the scenery in this one, and the way the dog seems to be "surveying" it all..............

Monday, January 02, 2006

"Scottish Munsterlander in Cornwall"

Now I know I said "Munsterlanders Abroad" was this weeks subject - but this one is more "Munsterlanders About"!! This is Riley, who was born in Scotland, his owner's name is Sandra Cheshire, and she lives in Hertfordshire, but the photo was taken on holiday in Cornwall..............
sorry but something about the geography and the photo itself just appealed.......

Sunday, January 01, 2006

"The Large Munsterlander in Sweden"

These are two Large Munsterlander bitches, owned by Maria Forss in Sweden, the one on the left is Ester, Ichbin Rheingold, British Bred, and the one on the right is Enga, Ester's daughter, born in Sweden, by a Danish dog. Almost international munsters........................ We will be doing a series of pics from abroad over the next few days, or weeks... tune in and see........