Monday, April 13, 2009


In Region Four, the North Central Region, we had four shows in two locations.

In Indiana the Steel city Kennel Club held two shows in Crown City. On Saturday judge Wendy Paquette looked over the Chesapeake Bay Retriever, CH Sandbar's Stock Exxchange, the Afghan Hound, CH Gengala Nobody Bizness, the Boxer, CH Desert's She's Everything, the Colored Bull Terrer, CH Flashbak’s Amazing Grace, the Havanese, CH Mojito's Desilu De Solana, the Standard Poodle, CH Bar-None Dawin Travelin' Man, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, CH Riverside Wicked Wonderful CGC.

CH Bar-None Dawin Travelin' Man

Have you noticed how many great Standard Poodles we have out now. The judges have. The black Standard Ricky, picked up his first 2009 BIS last weekend. Now he has another.

On Sunday only the Havanese and Corgi made it back to see BIS judge Lester Mapes. They were joined by the English Cocker Spaniel, CH Primetime's American Pride, the Irish Wolfhound, CH Highgate's Andrew Of The Ridge, the Akita, CH Buckridge's You Only Wish, the Bedlington Terrier, CH Versailles Of Celtic Odyssey, and the Keeshond, CH Wund-R Y's Best Kept Secret.

CH Riverside Wicked Wonderful

It was the Corgi, Deidre, who caught the eye of the judge. The five year old Deidre, bred by Deborah Shindle. Fran Daum & Tonya Jordan. recently captured a Pastoral Group Reserve (Group Two) at the prestigious Crufts dog show in England. Congratulations to owner Deb Shindle.

In Iowa, the action was in Ottumwa courtesy of the Southeastern Iowa Kennel club. Saturday judge Terri Lyddon went over the Black Cocker Spaniel, CH Exl’s Leather N Lace, the Longhaired Dachshund, CH Rose Farm’s Slamdunk’s Aces High, the Samoyed, CH Polar Mist’s X-Tasy, the Smooth Fox Terrier, CH Kemosabe Broxden Split Decision, the Papillion, CH Wingssong Rock Star, the Bulldog, CH Evergreen Sweet Clover Anne, and the Polish Lowland Sheepdog, CH Sasquehanna Malinnik Ponadto.

CH Exl’s Leather N Lace

The black Cocker, picked up her second BIS this year to hold onto the number one position in her breed.

On Sunday the Dachshund, the Samoyed, the Paillion, and the Polish Lowland Sheepdog were all back in judge Denny Mounce’s ring along with the Golden Retriever, CH Shoreline Jetoca High Seas Adventure RN JH, the Kerry Blue Terrier, CH Kerrisel’s Kudda Man, and the Tibetan Terrier, CH Cedar & Brnstorm’s LTD Edition.

The big prize went to the little dog, the dachshund, his first. The three year old was bred by Dee Hutchinson. Is owned by Katherine Toohey & Richard Hansen, and handled by Aaron Wilkerson. Congratulations to them all. Wish we had a photo, hint, hint.

Next, Region Five.


  1. You missed Saturday's Steel City Terrier group winner, a colored Bull Terrier bitch named Ch Flashbak's Amazing Grace!