The plummet in puppy numbers has led to the Kennel Club placing the Sealyham
on their Vulnerable Native Breed list alongside Welsh corgis, Dandie Dinmont terriers and Otterhounds.
Terrier Charmin and handler Margery Good from Pennsylvania, USA, after they won Best in Show at Cruft's 2009.
About a fortnight before our last big offensive, Paddy, Sealyham
, the architect, and I were sent back to Minimum Reserve.
As far as he knew Paddy, Tich, Lane, Sealyham
and the architect were all right when he left but he was not sure about Dr Dunn, who had been very busy through it all.
I had did no more than the other men, and would have much preferred the young architect or Sealyham
having the Military Medal instead of myself.
The following morning I rejoined the remnants of the Battalion and found that Ricco, the bank clerk, the architect and Sealyham
were still kicking.
The bank clerk, architect and Sealyham
had also arrived back and we all had a muck in.
was still kicking and Lane was back in B Echelon; it was the first time for over two years he had been left out of the line.
As we were marching along the road, Sealyham
asked him if he had come across Mr Sassoon during his leave.
Hammer Lane and Sealyham
were still alive and Lane, who had been a former feather-weight champion of India, won a boxing contest against the light-weight champion of the Cameronians, whose name was Newman, a cockney and a very decent chap, Hammer won by a knock-out.
was the star performer and excelled himself in his impersonation of characters from Dickens.
came to the mouth of the dug-out and shouted down: "The swine have pinched my haversack too.