Saturday, April 9, 2011


GCH CH  WhisperingLane Shouldve Beena Cowboy

It’s day two in Valley Center KS where the Hutchinson Kennel Club took over the host’s job.  Returnees to the BIS ring included the Pharaoh Hound, GCH CH  Northgate's As You Like It, Friday's BIS winner, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Protocol's Veni Vidi Vici, the Border Terrier, GCH CH Devon Lady Semper Fi, the Chinese Crested, GCH CH  WhisperingLane Shouldve Beena Cowboy, and the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH Kylene Eden of  Dragonslayer. Filling out judge Judith Goodin's final ring were the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Wynmoor Champagne Supernova, and the Bichon Frise, CH Dognews's You Are The Only One. 

BIS went to the Chinese Crested, Toby.  It’s the first BIS for the 18 month old and the first BIS by a Chinese Crested since 2009.  Congratulations to breeders are Carol & Mark Baldwin and owners Michelle Boyd & Carol Cisar. 

Junior Handler Kelli Denton & 
GCH CH Baronwood Infinity and Beyond
(Photo by Karen Evasuik)

Saturday was also the day of the Central Region Top Junior Handler Competition.  Bill Shelton decided among juniors  from 15 states before choosing Shawnee KS resident Kelli Denton for the top honors. Kelli, who also won the regional title in 2010 & 2009, handled her Keeshond, GCH CH Baronwood Infinity and Beyond.    Our congratulations to Kelli and all the other dedicated juniors who competed.

Our thanks to Nickie Flynn & Patt Kolesar for contributing to this post. 


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