GCH CH Franshaw Hear Me Roar
Tupelo, Mississippi, is know primarily as the birthplace of Elvis (Presley, not the Old English Sheepdog). However, this weekend the Tupelo Kennel Club held their two day garden party five miles down the road in Verona MS. On Saturday Ann Hearn considered the Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH K-J & Coldry Sherman Tank, the Redbone Coonhound, GCH CWSG CCH Sidearm Jungle King Mufasa, the Boxer, CH Moon Valley Foolin' Around, the American Staffordshire Terrier, CH Fraja Ne Hot Ticket, the Pekingese, GCH CH Franshaw Hear Me Roar, the American Eskimo Dog, GCH CH Silveroaks First & Foremost, the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Lammermuir-Stonehaven My Memories. Her Best was AKC’s Number four Toy Dog, the Peke, Noel. That‘s 20 BIS this year for Noel and handler Hiram Stewart, more than some in the Top Ten.
GCH CH Petr Pervy Iz Russkoi Dinastii
Sunday, Noel & Hiram, Saturday finalists the Cocker & AmStaff, the Whippet, CH Devereux's Evening Star MC, the Black Russian Terrier, GCH CH Petr Pervy Iz Russkoi Dinastii, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Kaylen's By Invitation Only, and the Border Collie, CH Tugling Kekaseh Wahab. Terry Berrios’ pick for Best In Show was the Russian, Mackx. Mackx, the country’s Number One Black Russian Terrier, was the 2010 Westminster Kennel Club BOB and becomes the only Russian to win an all breed BIS this year. Congratulations to breeder M A Simonova, owner Laura Jordan, & handler David Rich.