Peggy Conger had the pleasure of seeing the seven survivors of the nation’s largest show Saturday, the second installment of the Scottsdale (AZ) Dog Fanciers Association. They were the Irish Water Spaniel, CH Poole's Ide Got Water RN, the Saluki, CH 7Seas Int'l Safari Al Sayad, the Doberman Pinscher, CH Protocol's Veni Vidi Vici, the Welsh Terrier, CH Bayleigh Shaireab's Super Hero, the Pug, CH Winsome's Trouble At Coral Bay, the Bulldog, CH Calees The Skye Is The Limit, and the Shetland Sheepdog, CH PaRay Cirque Du Soleil.
Picking up the weekend’s biggest prize was the Sheltie, Cirque. It was the first all breed Best this year for country’s number one Shelite. Cirque finished 2009 with five all breed Bests and 18 Herding Group top prizes. Congratulations to breeder/owner/handler Tray Pittman, co-breeders Paul Flores & Mark Hersman, and fellow owners Joann Wixson & D Ann Clabby.