18th December 2009

Wirral Animal Rescue Association (Charity # 518910) Grand Christmas Draw.

Thanks go out to all who contributed and participated in the draw.  A special thanks to Anna Spencer for putting on a wonderful spread of food. 

In attendance were Elaine & Kim, who represented the Wirral Animal Rescue Association, and Peter & James, Veterinary Surgeons from the Storrar Veterinary Surgery.  

 Thanks to Margaret Boyle for making this wonderful cake! 

 The winning tickets were selected anonymously by Peter & James.

The Prize winners were as follows:

1st Prize: £200 cash prize won by Jon Minshaw of Bangor on Dee Wrexham.  Jon kindly donated his winning prize money to The Animal Rescue Association! Thank You Jon!!

2nd Prize: Champagne Christmas Hamper donated by Shirley & Carl Jones won by Mrs G. Lewis of Upton, Chester.

 3rd Prize: Pamper hamper donated by Beryl Wildman, Shirley Jones, & Jane Butterworth, won by M. Lankshear of Little Sutton, Ellesmere Port.    

4th Prize: A 'Doggie Pamper Hamper' donated by cLassie Dog Grooming & Mo Miller  - won by Heather Fletcher.

5th Prize: Drink Hamper containing Wine & Spirits, donated by cLassie Grooming, Shirley Jones, and Jonnyocks Off License, Brook Street - won by Sandra Paige.

6th Prize: Old Hall Country Club and Spa - Back, Neck, and Shoulder Massage & Free Trial in the Gym - won by Belinda Roskeh of Preston.

7th Prize: Full set of finger nail extensions kindly donated by Carolyn Louise Beauty Salon, Shipgate Street, Chester - won by Stan of Eastham.8th Prize: Full grooming session at cLassie Dog Grooming - won by Peter Spence of Storrar Veterinary Practice.

9th Prize: £20 meal voucher for the Stamford Bridge Public House, Chester - won by Jack & Libby Hill of Altrincham, Manchester.

10th Prize: Costa Coffee Voucher for Coffee & Cake for 2 people - won by Elien Hulme of Upton, Birkenhead.

11th Prize: £25 Voucher for Londis - Won by Rebecca Feathers of North Wales.  Rebecca has requested that the voucher be used to buy dog food for Wirral Animal Rescue.

12th Prize: £20 Tesco Gift Card - Won by Shirley Jones of Warrington.

13th Prize: Whiskey Set & Tumblers donated by Cosco Supermarket - won by Amy Green.

14th Prize: Free Cut & Blow Dry by 'Hair by Design' - won by Tina from Mill Park Eastham.

15th Prize: Dog food - won by Shirley Jones, who kindly donated by to Wirral Animal Rescue Association.

A cheque for £1643 was gratefully received on the day by Eilene and Kim from Wirral Animal Rescue Association, in addition to the £200 cash first Prize which Jon Minshaw has donated, and the £25 voucher prize donated by Rebecca Feathers.  

Again, I would like to thank everyone that contributed to this worthwhile event, which I think was a really enjoyable day and very worthwhile.  I'd like to wish you all a very happy and prosperous New Year.  All the best, from Mike at cLassie Grooming.

 Raffle proceeds being presented to Wirral Animal Rescue Association.  (From left to right: Anna Spencer, Eilene from Wirral Animal Rescue Association, Mo Miller, Santa Claus, & Mike Wildman.

5th December 2009

Zac finished off a spectacular year by winning Reserve Best in Show at the prestigious London Cocker Spaniel Club Championship Show.  Making him the UK's Top Winning Male Cocker Spaniel of 2009, and the Top C.C. Winning Parti-colour of the last decade.


November 16th 2009

More good news from the weekend show with success for cLassie client- Mandy Edwards' Travellers Joy For Malpas won his class again after a visit to the salon on Friday.

2010 Calendars are on sale featuring some of the dogs Mo Miller has helped resuce and rehome over the last few years.  Cost for the calendars is £4.00 with all proceeds going to Wirral Animal Rescue.

Thanks to everyone that has kindly donated prizes for the forthcoming Christmas Raffel.  We are already halfway to our target!!!  Watch this space for more news and results of the draw.


October 25th 2009

More success for cLassie Grooming with Zach (Lindridge ticket to ride) winning his 17th Challenge Certificate (C.C.) at Midland Counties Championship Show! 


October 20th 2009

A selection of doggie beanies and other soft toys (ideal Christmas stocking fillers!) are on sale, with all proceeds going to Wirrall Animal Rescue.

Good news from Linda and Helen Jones; their lovely blue roan Cocker Spaniel, Martha, won Best Puppy in Show at the North Wales Cocker Spaniel Open Show over the weekend.  Martha is a regular visitor to cLassie Grooming.  Congratulations to you!


October 5th 2009

Tickets for the Wirral Animal Rescue Raffle on sale today (See September 24th News for details).


October 3rd 2009

A successful day for cLassie Grooming with Zach (Lindridge ticket to ride) winning his 16th Challenge Certificate (C.C.) at Driffield Championship Show, under Dawn Young (Canyonn).  Congratulations also go to Mandy and her lovely dog, Travellers Joy of Malpas (TJ), who was groomed at cLassie Grooming and went on to win Yearling Dog.


TJ (Travellers Joy of Malpas) pictured above, 1st Prize winner at Driffield Champ. Show 

September 28th 2009

cLassie Dog Grooming is pleased to annouce that we are now stocking Royal Canin Breed Specific Food.  For more information, ask in store or Tel: 01244 310 870.


September 24th 2009

Here is a list of the raffle prizes for the draw on the 19th December for Wirral Animal Rescue, hosted by cLassie Dog Grooming:

1) £200 cash prize

2) Christmas Hamper. Inc. Champagne

3) Doggie Hamper to value of £100

4) Spirits Hamper

5) Wine Hamper

6) £50 voucher for Health Spa Treatment

7) Free grooming session at cLassie Dog Grooming

8) Meals for 2 at Stamford Bridge Pub

9) Supermarket Vouchers - up to value of £25

10) Free cut and blow dry at hair salon

Many more prizes to numerous to mention will also be available on the day.  Ticket will be on sale very soon for £1.00.  Watch this space for more details!


September 12th 2009

Congratulations again to Jane and Ebony (Fleurrisse Promises) for going one better this time, by winning Minor Puppy Bitch at Lancashire Cocker Club Championship Show.  Zach (Lindridge Ticket to Ride) also won his class, and his son won the Reserve Ticket, and his daughter went Best Puppy in Show.  So a really good day.  Well done to all concerned.  


September 7th 2009

cLassie Dog Grooming will be hosting a raffle for Wirral Animal Rescue Association (Chairty No 518910) and tickets will be on sale soon, for a chance to win excellent prizes. Watch this space for more news. If you feel you would like to contribute to this cause by donating a prize, please contact me on Tel. 01244 310 870 or email


August 23rd 2009

Joint Happy Birthday to my Wonderful Sister - Sharon & her partner John

Huge Congratulations to Fleurrisse Promises (Ebony) and her proud owner Jane Butterworth for 2nd Minor Puppy Bitch at the Welsh Kennel Club Championship Show, qualifying for Crufts Dog Show. Ebony is the lovely daughter of my Charbonnel Chase The Ace to Mikifil J.W. (Mickey)


August 9th 2009

A day handling at South Western German Shepherd Dog Club Championship Show for Ann and Trevor Reynolds with the Reyanheath dogs, culminated in Boss (Astana Bono at Reyanheath)winning his 2nd C.C. and Best in Show. Well done both of you.


July 19th 2009

An excellent day at The Cocker Spaniel Club Championship Show where Zac (Lindridge Ticket to Ride) won his 15th Challenge Certificate and Reserve Best in Show with Best Opposite Sex under breed specialist Mr. Keith Costello, in an excellent entry of 373.  A day to remember. Thank you to all who sent congratulations.


Mike Wildman and Edith Fowles (right) and their Cocker Spaniel Zac (Sh.Ch. Ir. Sh. Ch. Lindridge Ticket to Ride JW) in the Winning Lineup of the Cocker Club Championship Show, 2009