Top, Australian Shepherd Caitland Isle Take A Chance in 2006 and Margery Good from Pennsylvannia, with her winning Sealyham
Terrier Efbe's Hidalgo At Goodspice
In 2008, the Kennel Club registered 43 and a US-based Sealyham
was Best in Show at Crufts in 2009 - the first time a Sealyham
Breeds commonly seen in today's earthdog trials include Dachshunds and a variety of terriers: Australian, Bedlington, Border, Cairn, Dandie Dinmont, Fox, Jack Russell or Parsons, Lakeland, Manchester, Norfolk, Norwich, Scottish, Sealyham
, Silky, Skye, Welsh, West Highland, Miniature Schnauzers, and even Miniature Bull Terriers.
Terrier Charmin with the Cruft's Best in Show trophy, at the NEC, in Birmingham, following his victory yesterday Picture: RUI VIEIRA
In which Crafts Dog Show class would a Sealyham
The bottom 10 are the plott coonhound, Dandie Dinmont terrier, Sealyham
terrier, German pinscher, Canaan, komondor, American foxhound, harrier, otterhound and, in last place, the English foxhound.
Among these are Nobby, a Sealyham
terrier, and The Bold, a diminutive Chinese creature of royal canine blood who inspires respect in humans and other canines as well.
He was a middle-aged man with grey hair and a short, dark beard, rather like a Sealyham
terrier in silver spectacles.
My latest issue of Dog World doesn't talk about "terriers." It discusses Airedale terriers, American pit bull terriers, Australian terriers, Bedlington terriers, border terriers, bull terriers, cairn terriers, Dandie Dinmont terriers, fell terriers, fox terriers, (smooth or wiry), Glen of Imaal terriers Irish terriers, Jack Russell terriers, Kerry blue terriers, Lakeland terriers, Norfolk terriers, Norwich terriers, Scottish terriers (so well described by Wodehouse as looking like Presbyterians), Sealyham
terriers, slky terriers, Skye terriers, Tibetan terriers, Welsh terriers, Yorkshire terriers.
Among them are Dalmatians, bull terriers, cocker spaniels, Sealyham
terriers, Scottish terriers, Border collies, and fox terriers .
Pip, a 10 year old Sealyham
Terrier, was initially taken to Alnorthumbria Vets in Alnwick with progressing hind limb weakness, Ataxia and back pain.
* Those with piebald (white-patterned) coats: Bull Terriers, Samoyeds, Greyhounds, Great Pyrenees, Sealyham
Terriers, Beagles, Bulldogs, Dalmatians and English Setters.
Years ago, Cooper's breed - the Sealyham
terrier - was the toast of Hollywood with Princess Margaret, Alfred Hitchcock, Cary Grant and Liz Taylor owning one.
Former international drugs runner Alan "Dogs" Jones - so-called because he is never seen without his Sealyham
Terrier, Dylan, at his side - has decided to pen his autobiography three decades after serving a jail sentence in North Africa and Spain for smuggling cannabis.
Champ: Last year's winner Sealyham
Terrier Charmin and handler Margery.