Monday, May 16, 2011


GCH CH Alpine’s Ring of Fire

Denton TX was the spot for the hometown Denton’s Kennel Club’s two shows this weekend.  Participating in Saturday’s final were the Golden Retriever, GCH Summit’s The Titanic, the Basset Hound, CH Morningwood Luciano, the Bullmastiff, CH Xtreme’s Triple Bock, the American Staffordshire Terrier, GCH CH Alpine’s Ring of Fire, the Maltese, GCH CH Rhapsody’s Regarding Henry, the Bulldog, CH Cymri’s Slo Poke, and the German Shepherd Dog, CH Neo’s Heidelberg Rocco V Franscesca.

Day one belonged to the AmStaff, Phoenix.  American born Phoenix recently returned from Europe where he was  the Junior World Winner and Junior Euro Winner.  He was a Top Terrier in Hungary winning one International Best In Show He also won the Spanish National Specialty from the classes under US Judge Gary Doerge.   It’s the first AKC BIS for Phoenix, who is not yet two years  old.  Congratulations to breeders Ed & Karen Thomason, Dan Nechemias & Lois Claus, owners Jennifer Mosing &  Ed & Karen Thomason, and handler Brian Livingston.

CH Shalimars Golden Ticket

Day two finished up with Roger Hartinger surrounded by the German Shorthaired Pointer, GCH CH West star’s Calm Before the Storm, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Belcanto  Flags A’Flyn, the Standard Schnauzer, CH Shalimars Golden Ticket, the previously named AmStaff & Maltese, the French Bulldog, GCH CH Chitawee’s Just In Case, and the Australian Shepherd, CH Copperridge’s One Time Offer.

Best went to the Schnauzer, Charlie.  It must have seemed like déjà vu  all over again for Charlie and handler Brenda Combs as they reprised their 2010 Denton Kennel Club BIS.  Congratulants to Brenda, breeder/owner Nonie Lomando and owner Julie Trombley.


  1. Billy, The Amstaff GCh Alpines Ring Of Fire was BIS under Paula Hartinger. Phoenix is a littermate to our Jelly (GCh Alpines Highwayman). We will be happy to send you a picture if needed.


    Ed Thomason