Monday, August 23, 2010


GCH CH Franshaw Hear Me Roar

Here in Memphis the temperatures were hovering around 100 degrees Fahrenheit and the competition was just as hot.  The Memphis Kennel Club’s two weekend shows were preceded by the Memphis Toy Dog Club’s two limited breed shows, drawing some of the top Toy Dogs in the country.  Sharon Newcomb’s BIS was AKC’s Number Three Toy Dog, the Pekingese, GCH CH Franshaw Hear Me Roar.  Joining the Peke, Noel, in the final were the English Cocker Spaniel, CH Especially Magic Happens, the Afghan Hound, CH  Wynsyr China Doll, the Bullmastiff, GCH CH Sumertym Southwind Magic Carpet Ride, the Fox Smooth Terrier, GCH CH Frenchpark Moon Of Wintertime, the Lhasa Apso, CH Tara Huff Edrey Starbuck, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, CH Crinoline Drumroll Please.   We have that as 18 BIS this year for Noel & handler Hiram Stewart.

CH Tara Huff Edrey Starbuck

The only Saturday finalists to make it to Dr John Shelton’s final on Sunday were the Smooth Fox & Lhasa.  Making their first final of the weekend were the German Shorthaired Pointer, GCH CH Ehrenvogel It Amazes Me, the Saluki, DC Shantani Ivory Moon, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Horizons Upper Echelon, the nation’s Number Two Toy Dog, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Austin Powers, and the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH Leeason Rock My Soul.  HIS BIS was the Lhasa, Starbuck.  It’s the first BIS this year for six year old.  Congratulations to breeders/owners Peggy W Huffman & Edwin Valle.


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