About the club

We are the English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan) Club

The Only Official Club Recognised by the Kennel Club est. 1938.

Club Patrons : Ted Ellis-Jones (Brynlythe) and Ruth Kitson (Quinoa)

Club President : Richard Haynes (Eburacum)

Club Vice President : John Richardson (Reeberrich)

The English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan) Club (ETTC) is the only Kennel Club registered club for the ETT. It was originally titled the Miniature Black & Tan Terrier Club (founded in 1938) in 1960 the name of the club change when then name of the breed was changed.

The club runs Kennel Club Licensed Open and Championship dog shows, social events and seminars. The club magazine “Thumbprints” is published annually and distributed to all members. Our members attend Discover Dogs and other events to promote the ETT by sharing information about this very special breed.

The club promotes and supports health testing, responsible breeding and ownership.

The objectives of the English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan) Club are:-

  • To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed.
  • To promote the responsible ownership of the breed.
  • To encourage the breeding of sound, typical and healthy dogs of good temperament, in accordance with The Kennel Club Breed Standard
  • To encourage and support the exhibition and judging of dogs in accordance with the recognized Kennel Club Breed Standard.

Club Contacts


Phone: (01724) 850637
Email: patricianewton49@aol.co.uk

HAZEL HAFFENDEN - Catering Manager and Show Support

Phone: 01435 813540
Email: hazel haffenden@hotmail.com

NICK GOURLEY - Chair /JSC/ Breed Liaison

Phone: 07768610066
Email: nickgourley@btconnect.com

COLIN HAFFENDEN- Treasurer / Membership Secretary

Phone: 01435 813540
Email: colin@wgaccountancy.co.uk

LISA DIXON- Vice Chair, Health & Welfare Officer, Rescue and Rehome

Phone: 01207 545628
Email: lisadixon37@btinternet.com

KIM ROSS - Discover Dogs Co-ordinator, Media Sub-Committee

Phone: 07984020873
Email: poshpin@icloud.com

DR. STEVE INCH - Club Archivist, Web-Site, Social Media, Media Sub-Committee Co-ordinator

Phone: 07955 260 360
Email: steve.inch@yahoo.co.uk

JAN FIERS - Show Manager

Email: jan.fiersatlokeren@ntlworld.com

DERFEL OWEN - Breed Education Officer

Phone: 07540 843492
Email: defelowen@yahoo.co.uk

JULIE BALDWIN - Judges Sub-committee, Annual Awards Records, Admin Support

Phone: 01922 276815
Email: Kadaz@aol.com

GRAEME DIXON - Thumbprints Editor, Media Sub-Committee

Phone: 01207 545628
Email: Graeme.dixon@sbdinc.com

TIM HARMAN - Cup Steward

Phone: 07868708892
Email: boimans@hotmail.co.uk

JAN HARMAN - Club Shop and Breed Stall Co-ordinator, ETT Merchandise

Phone: 07868708892
Email: boimans@hotmail.co.uk

Want to become a member of the ETT Club?
Simply download the membership form above.
Please ensure that you have read and understood the KC Approved Club Rules before submitting your membership.

Breed History

The English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan) often called the “ETT” for short is Britain’s oldest native toy breed. They are on The Kennel Club’s vulnerable breed list with about 100 per year bred.

The English Toy Terriers (Black & Tan) are intelligent and eager to please their owners, they are good natured and easy to train and make good family pets. Anyone wishing to share a home with one of these elegant and charming terriers would more than likely need to register their interest with a breeder and be put on a waiting list.

  • 2010 – 136 puppies bred per year
  • 2011 – 95 puppies bred per year
  • 2012 – 126 puppies bred per year
  • 2013 – 115 puppies bred per year
  • 2014 –  94 puppies bred per year
  • 2015 – 78 puppies bred per year
  • 2016 – 102 puppies bred per year

Judges List

The Kennel club provides a full list of all approved judges for the English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan) breed including all future approved CC appointments and individual judges appointment history.

Download the judging list criteria above to help understand the criteria for the different List of a judges