Saturday, March 28, 2015

BIS WINNER RETURNS TO WIN

GCH CH Signet Meisterhaus Gossip Girl 

We have not had the Basenji, GCH CH Signet Meisterhaus Gossip Girl, on our pages since 2012, when GiGi was the Number One Basenji. GiGi is now six years old and back winning BIS, capturing the top prize at Friday’s Mid-Del-Tinker Kennel Club show. 

GCH CH Cambria’s Above And Beyond 

Judge Marjorie Martorella also named the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Cambria’s Above And Beyond, her RBIS after considering the Pointer, GCH CH Chesterhope Honour N Glory, the Colored Bull Terrier, GCH CH Glentom’s Dirty Harry, the Pomeranian, CH Legenz Here Comes The Boom, the French Bulldog, GCH CH JCRV-Klasse Warrior Raising The Banner, and the Smooth Collie, GCH CH Travler Kelise Overdrive. 

It was the first BIS this year for GiGi. We bet it won’t be the last. Congratulations to breeder/owner/handler Brenda Cassell, breeder/owner Tad Brooks, breeder Joseph Hurt, and owners Edna Johnson & Sandra Middlebrooks.

SHELTIE BIS IN NEBRASKA

GCH CH Thunderhill’s Apple Bottom Jeans 

The Scottsbluff Kennel Club opened a three day set in Mitchell NE Friday and asked judge Bill Shelton to name his top two dogs. He chose the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH Thunderhill’s Apple Bottom Jeans, as his BIS and the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Rocket Power, after considering the Brittany, GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome, the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, the Mastiff, GCH CH Friends Sargeant Breakthrough, the Cairn Terrier, GCH CH Janwell Midnight Ryder, and the Keeshond, GCH CH Trumpet’s No Questions Asked. 

GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Rocket Power 

It was the second BIS in three trips to the final ring this year for the Sheltie, Bindi, and breeder/owner/handler Michelle Miller.

ROTTWEILER BEST IN WISCONSIN

GCH CH Gamegards I'll Have Another V Braeside RN 
 (photo by Lynda Beam) 

Ruth Zimmerman named another Working Dog, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Gamegards I'll Have Another V Braeside RN, her Best In Show Friday at the hometown Manitowoc County Kennel Club show in that Wisconsin town. 

GCH CH Merry Go Round Coach Master 

We suppose judge Zimmerman might have chosen the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Telltale American Ride, the Whippet, GCH CH Sporting Fields Shameless, the Border Terrier, GCH CH Meadowlake Pants on Fire, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, CH Bonitos Companeros Dow Jones, the RBIS, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Merry Go Round Coach Master, or the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH Serenity’s Walk In The Park, but she didn’t. 

It was the first BIS in eight final appearances this year for Indie and owner/handler Holley Eldred. Congratulations to Holley and breeders Listle Friede, Vicky O’Brien, Vicky Weaver & Dr G Bach

BOXER BEST IN NORTH CAROLINA

GCH CH Mephisto’s Speak of the Devil 

Now that the Top Working Dog in AKC history has left the regular show circuit, the battle for Number One Working Dog of 2015 is in full swing. The Boxer, GCH CH Mephisto’s Speak of the Devil, picked up another BIS Friday at the Columbia Kennel Club show in Concord NC. 

GCH CH Raydachs Ride My Ducati Sw 
(photo by Rhonda Cassidy)

 Challenging Devlin for judge Joyce Manton’s attention were the English Setter, GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don't Tell, the RBIS, the Wirehaired Dachshund, GCH CH Raydachs Ride My Ducati Sw, the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Shaireab’s Bayleigh Wolverine, the Smooth Coat Chihuahua, GCH CH Sonnus Filho (Sanchez), the Boston Terrier, GCH CH Martini’s Jameson Nightcap, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Majestic Elite Clever Endeavor PT. 

Devlin is the Number One Working Dog and Number Seven Dog All Breeds with seven BIS in 16 trips to the final ring this year.

PEKE REPEATS IN SYRACUSE

GCH CH Pequest General Tso 

The Pekingese, GCH CH Pequest General Tso, made it two in a row, picking up the BIS at Friday’s Onondaga Kennel Association show in Syracuse NY. 

GCH CH Goldleaf's Trouble Coming CGC 

Joining the General in judge Ken Buxton’s final were the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Cerise Starlight Express, the American Foxhound, GCH CH Kiarry’s Stonewall Jackson, the RBIS, the Mastiff, GCH CH Goldleaf's Trouble Coming CGC, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH Foxhaus Skyfall At Foxhollow, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Gala Brighton Lakeridge Reflections Of Me, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Signatures Harry Nile V Kridler. 

The win, the General’s sixth BIS in 21 final attempts this year, will make him the nation’s Number Three Toy Dog.

Friday, March 27, 2015

NUMBER ONE BIS IN WISCONSIN

GCH CH Lockenhaus Rumor Has It v Kenlyn 

The German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Lockenhaus Rumor Has It v Kenlyn, is in Manitowoc WI this weekend to defend her Number One Dog All Breeds status, starting the four day set with a BIS. 

GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Rocket Power 
  (photo by Rhonda Cassidy) 

Challenging Rumor for judge Norm Kenney’s favor were the Irish Setter, GCH CH Tramore Notorious, the Wirehaired Dachshund, GCH CH Daybreak’s Blossoms And Bows W, the Akita, GCH CH Mojo's Continuation Of A Myth, the Border Terrier, GCH CH Meadowlake Pants On Fire, the RBIS, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Rocket Power, and the Dalmatian, GCH CH Merry Go Round Coach Master. While 

the Number Two Dog gained some ground on Rumor last week, Rumor still leads all dogs with 16 BIS and 34 Herding Groups.

DACHSHUND BIS IN NORTH CAROLINA

GCH CH Raydachs Ride My Ducati Sw 
(photo by Rhonda Cassidy)

Charlotte Patterson was in Concord NC Thursday to call the BIS for the Columbia Kennel Club. Her seven options were the English Setter, GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don't Tell, the Wirehaired Dachshund, GCH CH Raydachs Ride My Ducati Sw, the Boxer, GCH CH Mephisto’s Speak of the Devil, the Norwich Terrier, GCH CH Bronwyn He’s A Heartbreaker, the Smooth Coat Chihuahua, GCH CH Sonnus Filho (Sanchez), the Dalmatian, GCH CH Spotted Bliss Oreo Delight, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Majestic Elite Clever Endeavor PT. 


GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don't Tell 
(photo by Enviziondogs)

Going to the head of the line was the Dachshund, Ducati, followed by the Setter, Teller. It was the second BIS of the year for Ducati, who finished 2014 with one BIS and 17 Hound Groups. Congratulations to breeders/owners Shirley Ray & Neal Glaser and handler Adam Peterson.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

PEKE BEST IN SYRACUSE

GCH CH Pequest General Tso 
(photo by Rhonda Cassidy) 

The Central New York Kennel Club opened a four day set in Syracuse NY on Thursday, asking judge Pat Mowbray-Morgan to take the day one final. The seven dogs that joined her were the German Shorthaired Pointer, GCH CH Shannon’s Celebration at SpringRun, the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, GCH CH Lacey’s Deck Plate Leader, the Standard Schnauzer, GCH CH Crusade Rocky Crystal, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH Foxhaus Skyfall At Foxhollow, the Pekingese, GCH CH Pequest General Tso, the Coton de Tulear, CH Mi-Toi’s Burberry At Justincredible CM, and the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Classical’s My Turn. 

Her Best was the Peke, General Tso, and her Reserve the GSP, Ceely. The General is this year’s Number Six Toy Dog with five BIS and 20 Toy Groups.

Monday, March 23, 2015

SMOOTH FOX BEST IN WASHINGTON

GCH CH Raybill’s Yesireebob 

Our last weekend report comes in from Bremerton WA and the Peninsula Dog Fanciers Club. Judge Fred Bassett had Sunday’s final and his pick of the German Shorthaired Pointer, GCH CH Kempfer’s Follow Me JH, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, GCH CH Kimani’s Indelible Impression JC, the Alaskan Malamute, GCH CH Peace River's Gathers No Moss At Sunstra, the Smooth Fox Terrier, GCH CH Raybill’s Yesireebob, the Toy Fox Terrier, GCH CH Valcopy Gunslinger, the American Eskimo Dog, GCH CH Emerald City’s Wildcard Winner, and the Smooth Collie, GCH CH Colebrae Belfair Hello, I Love You. 

GCH CH Peace River's Gathers No Moss At Sunstra 

Finishing one/two were the Smooth Fox and the Akita. Congratulations to breeders/owners Shannon Theel & Mrs Ray Robison and owner/handler Baylee Lewis.

BASSET BEST IN FORT WORTH

GCH CH By U Cals Monkey On The Bayou 

Judge Honey Anne Glendinning closed the two day stop in Fort Worth TX, calling the BIS for the hometown kennel club. She chose her top two from the Brittany, GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly handsome, the Basset Hound, GCH CH By U Cals Monkey On The Bayou, the Great Dane, GCH CH Journey's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, the Airedale Terrier, GCH CH Joval Sweet Time, the Papillon, GCH CH InVolo Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Overtop Niort, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Coventry Just a Little Crush. 

GCH CH InVolo Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ 

Her Best was the Basset, Monkey, and her Reserve the Papillon, Guy. It was the first BIS for Monkey. Congratulations to breeders/owners Sharon Calhoun & Steve Calhoun & Bette Williams and handler Nancy Pearson