Monday, November 24, 2014

MONDAY IN STOCKTON CA

GCH CH Skyline’s Unit of Measure 

The San Joaquin Kennel Club wrapped the show week with their Monday show in Stockton CA. The seven dogs who stayed all day to see judge Janice McClary were the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Foxboro N Shardust Authentic, the Norwegian Elkhound, GCH CH Vin-Melca’s Daggarwood Delight, the Akita, GCH CH Mojo's Continuation Of A Myth, the Smooth Fox Terrier, CH Absolutely Stand Back Look Out, the Silky Terrier, GCH CH Karisma Heart And Soul, the Keeshond, GCH CH Skyline’s Unit of Measure, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Copper Hills No Reservations. 

GCH CH Copper Hills No Reservations 

Taking home the week’s last BIS as the Keeshond, Cubit. Adding an RBIS to yesterday’s BIS was the Aussie, Bourdain. Cubit is the country’s Number One Keeshond and Number Four Non-Sporting Dog with six BIS and 38 Non-Sporting Groups this year.

SUNDAY IN STOCKTON CA

GCH CH Copper Hills No Reservations 

Californian exhibitors left Turlock CA Saturday for Sunday’s San Joaquin Kennel Club show in Stockton CA. The seven dogs making judge Lydia Coleman Hutchinson’s final were the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Foxboro N Shardust Authentic, the Basset Hound, GCH CH Topsfield-Sanchu Eenie Meenie Miney Moe, the Boxer, GCH CH Maxl’s Stay Gold, the Smooth Fox Terrier, CH Absolutely Stand Back Look Out, the Pomeranian, GCH CH Hitimes What the Inferno, the Lhasa Apso, GCH CH Ta Sen Swinging On A Star, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Copper Hills No Reservations. 

GCH CH Topsfield-Sanchu Eenie Meenie Miney Moe 

Her Best was the Aussie, Bourdaine, and her Reserve the Basset, Tiger. It was the third BIS in 15 final appearances this year for Bourdaine and handler Larry Fenner.

AUSTRALIAN TERRIER BIS

GCH CH Dunham Lake Unanimous Decision 

GCH CH Dunham Lake Unanimous Decision became the first Australian Terrier to win a Best In Show this year, taking the top prize at Sunday’s Minneapolis Kennel Club show in Shakopee MN. 

GCH CH Edgewood Devilish Design 

Judge Gloria Geringer also considered the English Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Edgewood Devilish Design, whom she named her RBIS, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, CH Azize’s Purple Heart, the Samoyed, GCH CH Celticfrost Ranger N West Free, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, CH Avatar Made You Look, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Cher Amis Toast With Remy Martin, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Lismore’s Phantom Legacy. Our congratulations to Jake’s breeder/owner/handler Lydia Goiffon and her co-breeders/owners Theresa & Eleanor Goiffon.

CAHABA VALLEY KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH Sharieab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor 
 (photo by Jeffrey Hanlin) 

AKC’s Number Seven Dog All Breeds, the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Sharieab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor, made it two in a row, picking up the BIS at Sunday’s Cahaba Valley Kennel Club show in Montgomery AL. 

GCH CH Flessner’s International S’Cess 

 Challenging Jennie for judge Jacki Stacy’s favor were the Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Ashdown’s Time to Thrill, her RBIS, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Flessner’s International S’Cess, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Phillmar’s Superman, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Rocket Man, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Bret D Gabriel’s Lost Art CD BN RAE RD CGCA, and the Puli, GCH CH Cordmaker Topsy Turvey. The win brings Jennie’s 2014 record to 22 BIS and 88 Terrier Groups.

DAY TWO IN COUNCIL BLUFFS IA

GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome 

The nation’s Number Four Dog All Breeds, the Brittany, GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome, was judge Gene Blake’s Best In Show at Sunday’s Council Bluff Kennel club show in their Iowa hometown. 


GCH CH Fist Face A Penny For Your Thought 
(photo by Michael McGuire)

Joining Beckett and handler Clint Livingston in the final ring were the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Tell Matrix Reloaded, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Gamegards I'll Have Another V Braeside, the Parson Russell Terrier, GCH CH Posey Canyon Classic Stun Gun, judge Blake’s RBIS, the Brussels Griffon, GCH CH Fist Face A Penny For Your Thought, the Standard Poodle, GCH CCH Unique da Maya Dancing Queen, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Kosmar Striking Back Of Bridgelady. Beckett starts the new week with 24 BIS and 86 Sporting Groups on his 2014 dance card.

DAY FOUR IN W SPRINGFIELD MA

GCH CH Lockenhaus Rumor Has It V Kenlyn 

The nation’s Number Three Dog, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire, spent the week in West Springfield MA, ending the weekend in judge Sari Brewster-Tietjen’s final at the hometown Springfield Kennel Club’s show. Judge Tietjen would name Flame her RBIS, but reserve the top prize for the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Lockenhaus Rumor Has It V Kenlyn. 

GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire 
(photo by Derek Glas)

Rounding out her seven were the English Setter, GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don’t Tell, the Whippet, GCH CH Sporting Fields Shameless, the Siberian Husky, GCH CH Snowmist’s Soda Pop, the Airedale Terrier, GCH CH Joval Sweet Time, and the Brussels Griffon, GCH CH GCH CH Seagryphs Sleeping With The Anemone. Rumor is the nation’s Number 13 Herding Dog with five BIS and 31 Herding Groups.

PWD SWEEPS W FRIENDSHIP MD

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

The nation’s Number One Dog All Breeds, the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse, made it a clean sweep in West Friendship MD picking up the BIS at Sunday’s Upper Marlboro Kennel Club show. 

GCH CH Devinwood A Perfect Stranger 

We suppose judge Sandy Wheat might have chosen the Irish Setter, GCH CH Militza's My Cherie Amour, the Ibizan Hound, GCH CH Serandida Abbaio La Contessa Scalza SC NAJ, the Scottish Terrier, GCH CH McVan’s To Russia with Love, the Affenpinscher, GCH CH Yarrow's Hi-Tech Ben There Done That, the Tibetan Spaniel, GCH CH Kan Sing’s Po-Ba-Ri At Arundina, or her RBIS, the Rough Collie, GCH CH Devinwood A Perfect Stranger, but she didn’t. 

Matisse has garnered 129 BIS and 167 Working Groups this year, bringing his career total to 224 BIS, the second highest tally in AKC history.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

DAY THREE IN TALLMADGE OH

GCH CH Pouch Cove's Seabrook Enough Said 

 Our first set of results today comes in from Tallmadge OH and the Agathon Kennel Club. Judge Victoria Jordan chose her top two from a seven that included the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Telltale American Ride, the Otterhound, GCH CH Aberdeen's Under The Influence, the Newfoundland, GCH CH Pouch Cove's Seabrook Enough Said, the Norwich Terrier GCH Camio's Educated Exemplar, the Havanese GCH Qbin's Strictly Confidential At Enginuity, The Chinese Shar-Pei, GCH CH Shine’s Deck the Halls, and the Briard, CH Deja Vu Mia Cool As A Cucumber. 

GCH CH Telltale American Ride 
 (photo by Michael McGuire) 

She chose the Newfoundland, Jordan, as her Best and the Springer, Randy, as her Reserve. It was the third BIS in 13 trips to the final ring this year for Jordan and handler Laura King.

DAY ONE IN MINNESOTA

GCH CH Margaux’s Va Voom 

Fanciers in Shakopee MN enjoyed unseasonably warm temperatures to attend Saturday’s Minneapolis Kennel Club show. The seven dogs that stayed all day to see judge Dr Robert Indeglia were the Pointer, GCH CH Chesterhope Never Ask Why For Daykeyne, the English Foxhound, Taillis Au Birchwood Tamsall, the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Nightline Viking A Tanglewood, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier, GCH CH King’s Mtn Angelina Ballerina, the Pomeranian, GCH CH Char's Seattle Slew For Triple Crown, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Cher Amis Toast With Remy Martin, and the Bouvier des Flandres, GCH CH Margaux’s Va Voom. 

GCH CH Char's Seattle Slew For Triple Crown 

Taking home the BIS was the Bouvier, Harley. Picking up the RBIS was the Pom, Huey. It was the first BIS in 23 final appearances this year for Harley. Congratulations to breeder/owner Sandi Lyon and handler Doug Carlson.

SATURDAY IN COUNCIL BLUFFS IA

GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome 

Fanciers in the Heartland are in Council Bluffs IA for the Council Bluffs Kennel Club’s two shows this weekend. Saturday ended with judge Anne Savory Bolus in the final ring with the Britanny, GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Tells Matrix Reloaded, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Nighthawk's Limited Edition CD RE THD, the Parson Russell Terrier, GCH CH Posey Canyon Classic Stun Gun, the Brussels Griffon, Fist Face A Penny For Your Thought, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Unique Da Maya Dancing Queen, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Tang Dynasty Rocky. 

GCH CH Tells Matrix Reloaded 

Her top two were the Britanny, Beckett, and the Afghan, Matrix. Beckett is the nation’s Number One Sporting Dog and Number Four Dog all Breeds with 23 BIS and 85 Sporting groups this year.