CLERC, Mrs Elsbeth Trimbach,
Elsbeth has owned Scotties since 1964 and started to show her first bitch, Reanda Rasuki bred by the late Mrs. E. Meyer, England, in 1966, and made her an International and Italian Champion. In 1967 she bought Reanda Retitia and 1968 Reanda Riquita and Reanda Rawn joined the house. She made the four bitches multi Champions. The first Rannock puppies were born in November 1968. Over the past 30 years Elsbeth has bred over 100 litters of Scotties with many Champions in different European countries including Crufts BOB 1977 Ch. Swissrannoch Solo - still the only Scottie to win Crufts bred by foreign breeder. She also owned several well known winners such as GB Ch Jetstorm Black Mystery, dam of Ch. Swiss Rannoch Solo, multi Ch Gillson Achievement, multi Ch Raglan Royal Commander bred by Dan Ericsson. She also bred about 50 litters of Westies with several Int. Ch., but in the past years she more or less lost interest in Westie breeding due to the popularity of the breed. In 1981 she bought a Skye puppy bitch "Olivia Vamp" from Olga Smid, USA who eventually became a well known winner at European shows becoming easily an Int. Ch, Dutch, Austrian, German & Swiss Champion including the titles Winster Amsterdam, German Bundessieger, Austrian Bundessieger, FCI European Winner, VDH European Winner as well as World Winner 1986 and with many Group wins and placing to her credit. Oliva Vamp was the dam of the well known "TRIO" Multi Ch. Rannoch Skye Superstar owned by the Dahlbohms in Finland, World Winner 1990, Champion of Champion 1990 and Veteran of Veteran 1996, US Ch. Rannoch Skye Olivia owned by Olga Smid and her own multi Ch Rannoch Skye Champagne. Her last two Skyes were multi Ch Rannoch Skye Swiss Account, a daughter of Ch Rannoch Skye Champagne and a male, multi Ch. Olivia Instant W�Dream, a son of Rannoch Skye Olivia, Champion of Champion 1995 in Switzerland and a well known group winner and BIS Winner. In the past 15 years Elsbeth always had a Border Terrier in the house which she shows occasionally. She bred three litters with one Int. Ch, German & Swiss Ch. as well as an VDH European Winner. Due to her judging commitments she reduced breeding, but still has several Scotties, two Westies and one Border in the house.