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2010 WHWTCSEM Specialty Show

| October 10, 2011

The West Highland White Terrier Club of Southeastern Michigan encourages members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by The American Kennel Club. This is the only standard of excellence by which West Highland White Terriers shall be judged.

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2012 Specialty Show

| October 10, 2011

WHWTCSEM Specialty Shows: As an AKC Conformation Club, we try to put on two Specialty shows each year, one in the spring and one in the fall. Our “big” show is the Spring Specialty which we hold independently each year, usually the last Saturday in April. Our fall show is held in conjunction with the […]

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Westie Wiz Kids

| October 2, 2011

WESTIE WIZ KIDS (Links to Youtube clips at bottom of this page or search YouTube for “Westie Wiz Toto”) Out of the blue, I received a call from a “stranger”. His name was Phil Janness and he was casting for the role of Toto in the Troy (Michigan) Athens High School play. Phil is a […]

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Safety

| October 2, 2011

Our Club is dedicated to the best interests of the West Highland White Terrier Breed. This means many things including the safety of the dogs we sell or place in homes. Following are some items which we hope will help pet owners to ensure the safety of their Westies. Disaster Plan The AKC asks us […]

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Emergency Plan

| October 2, 2011

West Highland White Terrier Club of Southeastern Michigan Emergency Plan be Prepared, Plan Ahead. Your pets are part of your family. In case of emergency evacuation, they are safest with you. Do not leave them behind. You may not be able to get back home as quickly as you anticipate. THINGS TO PACK IN WATERPROOF […]

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Dog Theft

| October 2, 2011

BE AWARE OF THE DOG THEFT PROBLEM! Every spring we start seeing warnings about dog theft. Please be aware that there are “professional” dog thieves who profit from stealing dogs and selling them. These people can be amazingly bold. They sometimes will actually go right into yards to take the dogs. We tend to get […]

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Fencing

| October 2, 2011

Westies need room to run and play. But they cannot be trusted to be off lead in unfenced areas. Please do not consider training a Westie to respect boundaries. All it takes is one squirrel and one weak moment, and the dog will be gone. All it takes is one mistake for a dog to […]

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I.D./Crate Tags

| October 2, 2011

We recommend a crate tag similar to that suggested below, be kept on each dog crate, especially if being used for transportation. A similar item might be kept in your car in case of accident. IN CASE OF AN ACCIDENT, please notify _________________________________________ at PH: _______________________. In the event that I, ________________________________ am incapacitated and […]

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Microchips

| October 2, 2011

We recommend you microchip your dogs and keep the registered information up to date. We have seen many dogs permanently lost because there was no way to identify them; and we have seen dogs reunited with their families because they did have microchips. The heartbreak of a lost dog can be devastating to the owner. […]

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Newsletters 2011

| September 26, 2011

This page provides access to Wagtales, the Official Newsletter of the West Highland White Terrier Club of Southeastern Michigan. We maintain two calendar years of newsletters on line, current year and previous year. Please click on blue links below to access, we have both Word Document and PDF format. PDF Jan/Feb 2011 Page1to5.pdf Page6to8.pdf Page9to12.pdf […]

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