Tuesday, September 30, 2014

SMOOTH COLLIE BIS

GCH CH Alexy Handsome Devil 
 (photo by Olivia Beckham)

Col Joe Purkhiser was in Murfreesboro TN for Sunday’s Greater Murfreesboro Kennel Club final. The seven dogs that stayed all day to see him were the German Shorthaired Pointer, GCH CH Ehrenvogel Achy Breaky Heart, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Torquay Midnight Victory, the Great Dane, GCH CH Lobato’s Caught Red Handed, the Kerry Blue Terrier, GCH CH Ciarrai's Beltane Embers, the Japanese Chin, GCH CH Dojo's Suikoden Tenmei, the French Bulldog, GCH CH Crown's Famous Amos, and the Smooth Collie, GCH CH Alexy Handsome Devil. 

GCH CH Ehrenvogel Achy Breaky Heart 

The Colonel named the Collie, Rio, his Best and the GSP, Cyrus, his Reserve. It was the first of the year for Rio. Congratulations to breeder/owner Martha Skilton, and owners Kris Provenzano & Leigh Cohen.

PAPILLON HAT TRICK

GCH CH InVolo the King of Pop 

The Papillon, GCH CH InVolo the King of Pop, finished his weekend with a hat trick, taking all three Long Island shows. Sunday’s win came at the Westbury Kennel Association show in Oyster Bay NY. Also hoping for a nod from judge William de Villeneuve were the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Cerise Celtic Thunder, the Saluki, GCH CH Takara The Time Is Now, the RBIS, the Boxer, GCH CH Brisbane “N” Blue Mondays Diamonds Are Decadent, the Airedale Terrier, CH Craigston Cameo, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Bar-None Picture Book, and the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Classical’s My Turn. 

GCH CH Brisbane “N” Blue Mondays Diamonds Are Decadent 

Jackson has been shuttling between his owner, Gia Garofolo, in New Jersey and his handler, Brian Livingston, in Texas, collecting BIS with both. Jackson is the country’s Number Four Toy Dog with 16 BIS this year.

CLEAN SWEEP IN ROMULUS NY

GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse 
(photo by Rhonda Cassidy)

The Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse, too the BIS at Sunday’s Finger Lakes Kennel Club show, making it a clean sweep of the four shows in Romulus NY last week. 

GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Rocket Power 

Judge Dr Robert Indeglia chose Matisse over his RBIS, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Rocket Power, the Irish Setter, GCH CH Militza's My Cherie Amour, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Tashtin’s Lookin for Trouble, the Airedale Terrier, GCH CH Joval Sweet Time, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire, and the Rough Collie, GCH CH Tartanside Savoir-Faire. Matisse will start the week with a year leading 107 BIS.

Monday, September 29, 2014

WRAPPING UP IN GRAND JUCTION CO



GCH CH Hil-N-Don & Canyonwood Seemore Of Me

When we last visited Grand Junction CO we told you that the Brittany, GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome, was judge Stephen Hubbell’s BIS at Friday’s Grand Valley Kennel Club show.

On Saturday it would be the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Hil-N-Don & Canyonwood Seemore Of Me, who made it to judge Christina Hubbell’s final.  Joining them were the Pharaoh Hound, GCH CH Osiris Cowboy Casanova, the Newfoundland, GCH CH Mtn High Calypso CD CGC, the Miniature Schnauzer, GCH CH Allaruth Carmel Sweet Marie V Sole Baye, the Smooth Coat Chihuahua, GCH CH Sonnus Filho (Sanchez), the Miniature Poodle, GCH CH Rosebell Pzazz Perfectly Charming, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Wedgewood Voodoo Child.

She would name the Springer, Seemore, her Best and the Newfoundland, Seasee, her Reserve.  Seemore is AKC’s Number Eight Sporting Dog with five BIS in 2014.

GCH CH Copperridge What’s Your Dream

Seemore, Seasee, and the above named Pharaoh Hound, would be back in the final ring on Sunday.  Also seeking judge Garry Newton’s favor were the Standard Manchester Terrier, GCH CH Oasis Razzmatazz CA, the Brussels Griffon, GCH CH Hilltops GQ Cover Boy, the French Bulldog, GCH CH Napachai Hilsman Throw Caution To The Wind, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Copperridge What’s Your Dream.

Taking the BIS was Seasee, the Newfoundland.  Collecting the RBIS was the Aussie, Vivian.  It was the first of the year for Seeasee. Congratulations to breeder/owner Peggy Lange, co-breeder Gigi Griffith, and owner  Lynn Kitch.

BONANZA KC OF CARSON CITY



GCH CH Topaz Bad Action

The Bonanza Kennel Club of Carson City hosted two shows in their Nevada hometown this weekend, giving the day one final to judge Terry DePietro.  Her seven options were the Field Spaniel, GCH CH Promenade Pay It Forward, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, CH JusticeRidge Moriah's Honor An Glory JC, the Siberian Husky, GCH CH Topaz Bad Action, the Miniature Schnauzer, GCH CH Regency’s Play For Keeps, the Chinese Crested, GCH CH Kulana’s Sh-Boom, the Keeshond, GCH CH Skyline's Unit Of Measure, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Copper Hills No Reservations.

GCH CH Skyline's Unit Of Measure

The Siberian, Reese, took the BIS, and the Keeshond, grabbed the RBIS.  Reese is the nation’s Number One Siberian and Number Seven Working Dog with four BIS this year.

GCH CH Regency’s Play For Keeps

Sunday Reese, the Field Spaniel, Gideon, and the Schnauzer, Keeper, would all return to see BIS judge William Daugherty.  Rounding out his seven were the Saluki, GCH CH Impala Ladies Love Outlaws, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel,  GCH CH Quail Garden Loch Lomond Déjà vu, the Finnish Spitz, GCH CH Dv9k9's Red Hot Star, and the Bouvier des Flandres, GCH CH Bon Idee's London Calling.

Finishing one/two were Keeper and Reese.  Keeper is the country’s Number One Miniature Schnauzer and Number Seven Terrier with four BIS this year.

ARIZONA WHITE MOUNTAIN KC



GCH CH Fyrstartr’s Paint It Black

We love those clubs that host shows off the beaten path.  Not only does it give exhibitors an excuse to visit an exotic location, it brings our world to a public that rarely gets to see quality purebred dogs.  One such club, the Arizona White Mountain Kennel Club spent the weekend in Show Low AZ, some 180 miles east northeast of Phoenix.

GCH CH Hitime’s What the Inferno

The seven dogs that made it to judge Alice Inman’s final were the Pointer, GCH CH Solivia's Decadence Of Beagood, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, Raviro Chiposhi Remington Rimfire JC, the Great Dane, GCH CH Tue-J’s Pacific Category Five, the American Staffordshire Terrier, GCH CH Red Warrior Geneva, the Pomeranian, GCH CH Hitime’s What the Inferno, the Schipperke, GCH CH Fyrstartr’s Paint It Black, and the Australian Cattle Dog, GCH CH Vista's Wait For The Beep At Mgk.

BIS went to the nine year old Schipperke, Jagger, and RBIS to the Pom, Danny.  It was the first of the year for Jagger.  Congratulations to breeder/owner Donna Simmons.

GCH CH Raviro Chiposhi Remington Rimfire JC

Danny, and the aforementioned Ridgeback would return to the final ring on Sunday to plead their case with judge Jon Cole.  Joining them were the Brittany, GCH CH Sunquest Star Vue’s Special Edition, the Rottweiler, CH Sunbear’s Madagascar RN, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH Random Ruse, the Dalmatian, Aberdeen N Cahun New Normal, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Karizma’s Born To Run Kaleef Von Loar.

Going to the head of the line was the Pom, Danny, followed by the Ridgeback, Gunner.  Danny is the country’s Number One Toy Dog and Number Eight Dog All Breeds with 17 BIS this season.

RICHLAND KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH Riverside Telltail Coco Posh 
(photo by Jeffrey Hanlin)

We are starting our Monday Mop Up out in the Pacific Northwest with a report on the Richland Kennel Club’s two shows in Kennewick WA. Judge George Boulton had the Saturday final and his pick of the Weimaraner, GCH CH Simpatico Equal Justice, the Black & Tan Coonhound, GCH CH Southchase's Wilbert Roy, the Boxer, GCH CH Naja’s Mi-T Alliance, the Bedlington Terrier, GCH CH Pineriver's Show Me The Money, the Japanese Chin, Chiboya NI Kokoro Kitto Gimme A Reisen, the Schipperke, GCH CH Telstar The Way We Wanted It, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Riverside Telltail Coco Posh. 

His Best was the Corgi and his Reserve was the Schipperke. Coco is the nation’s Number One Cardigan Welsh Corgi and the Number Four Herding Dog with eight BIS this year. 

GCH CH North Well Vivian Jp Rose Queen 

Sunday judge Stephanie Hedgepath would see a mostly new seven, the Brittany, GCH CH Sanbar's Ride The Winds, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, GCH CH Bakari's Lor Vitra Caymus CA CGC, the Newfoundland, GCH CH Susitna's Deal Me In, the Miniature Bull Terrier, GCH CH Cambria’s Kid n Play, the Toy Poodle, GCH CH North Well Vivian Jp Rose Queen, the returning Schipperke, and the Belgian Tervuren, GCH CH Sky Acres Maximum Altitude. 

GCH CH Cambria’s Kid n Play 

She named the Toy Poodle, Vivian, her BIS and the MiniBull, Kid, her RBIS. Both of Vivian’s BIS this year have come in the last month. We are looking forward to seeing this one in Orlando.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

AFFENPINSCHER BIS IN ARKANSAS

GCH CH Yarrow's Hi-Tech Ben There Done That 

The Affenpinscher, GCH CH Yarrow's Hi-Tech Ben There Done That, who spends most of his time on the East Coast, has been having an exceptional weekend in Hot Springs AR. On Friday he was judge Ashley Reid’s Group winner at the Toy Dog Club of Central Arkansas limited breed show. Saturday he was Lorraine Boutwell’s Best of Breed at the Affenpinscher Club of America National Specialty on his way to becoming judge Judy Webb’s BIS at the day one show of the Hot Springs National Park Kennel Club. 

GCH CH Saks Winning Card 

 Joining Ben in judge Webb’s final were the Parti-Colored Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Monthaven's The Birdcage, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH T4lls Matrix Reloaded, the Boxer, GCH CH Cherkei's Dick Tracey, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, GCH CH Cumhill hell Raiser, the RBIS, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Saks Winning Card, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH McMatt’s Autumn Breeze. 

Ben, son of Westminster Kennel Club BIS winner, GCH CH Banana Joe v Tani Kazari, is AKC’s Number Nine Toy Dog with three BIS this year.

ROCKFORD-FREEPORT IL KC DAY ONE

GCH CH Telltale American Ride 
(photo by Michael McGuire) 

The English springer Spaniel, , was judge Carl Gene Liepmann’s BIS at Saturday’s Rockford-Freeport Illinois Kennel Club show in Freeport IL. 

GCH CH Catera's Keepin' It World Class 

The six dogs challenging Randy for the win were the Basset Hound, GCH CH Kahl Me Foxglen's Cool Dude, the RBIS, the Alaskan Malamute, GCH CH Catera's Keepin' It World Class, the Irish Terrier, GCH CH Sharob's Commander In Chief, the Chinese Crested, GCH CH Dejavu I Want'A Talk About Me, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Safari's This Side Of Paradise, and the German Shepherd Dog, Lockenhaus Rumor Has It V Kenlyn. Randy is AKC’s Number Five Sporting Dog with nine BIS this year.

MONROE KENNEL CLUB DAY ONE

GCH CH Cambria’s Vraiment Parfait 
(photo by Gay Glazbrook)

Judge Edd Bivin was in Monroe MI on Saturday for the hometown Monroe Kennel Club’s final. The seven dogs seeking his approval were the Labrador Retriever, CH Banners No Line On The Horizon, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Spirit Ridge Something Royal Of Rustic, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Cambria’s Vraiment Parfait, the Wire Fox Terrier, King Arthur Van Forliny Home, the Italian Greyhound, GCH CH Fiore Viva Lady’s Tresses, the Boston Terrier, CH Weywood’s Wizard Of Menlo Park, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Lambluv’s Sultry Sensation. 

GCH CH Spirit Ridge Something Royal Of Rustic 

His Best was the Doberman, Zsa Zsa, his Reserve, the Afghan, Anya. It was the seventh BIS of the year for the nation’s Number Five Working Dog.