Monday, August 8, 2011


GCH CH Summits Emery It’s In The  Bag

Out in the Heartland, fanciers were in West Burlington IA for three days with the Southeastern Iowa Kennel Club & the Burlington Kennel Club.

Bob Shreve’s final for the SIKC Friday included the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Summits Emery It’s In The  Bag, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Belcanto Flags A Flyin, the Bernese Mountain Dog, CH Horton Bays Just Wild About, the Welsh Terrier, CH Shaireabs Bayleigh Just The Ticket, the Shi Tzu, CH Istas Hurricain Chaser, the Chow Chow, GCH CH Cross B Impressive Willie N, and the German Shepherd Dog, CH Breezy Points Call For Action.

Day one went to the Golden, Chloe.  That’s the fifth for Chloe and breeder/owner/handler Beth Johnson this year.

GCH CH Sporting Fields Heiress

The BKC took over on Saturday and asked Kimberly Meredith-Cavanna to choose their first BIS from an all new seven, the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Designers Hes Bona Fide, the Saluki, DC Shatani Ivory Moon SC, the Doberman Pinscher, CH Gallants First & Foremost V Ciden, the Bedlington Terrier, GCH CH Glaurieus Top Super Mod Elle, the Pug, CH Dynastys Shooter Of The Pines, the Shiba Inu, GCH CH Sonkei Ichi Ryu At Pendragon, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Sporting Fields Heiress.

Best went to the Border Collie, Heiress.  It’s the first all breed Best for the nation’s Number One Border Collie.  Congratulations to breeder/owner Dionne Butts and owners Jane Waterhouse, A Giles & D Einck.

Pennybright Wigeon
(Photo by Steve Surfman)

Col Joe Purkhiser had the Sunday final and the Golden, Chloe, the Irish Wolfhound, Pennybright Wigeon, the Airedale Terrier, GCH CH Bajanaire Now Thats Justice, the previously mentioned Shih Tzu & Shiba Inu, the Australian Cattle Dog, GCH CH Dawn Heirs Hes The Boss.

His BIS was the Wolfhound, Wigeon.  It’s the first AKC BIS for the two year old Swedish import.  Congratulations to breeder Ylva Tallqvist and owners  Robert &Gretchen Bernardi & Sorcha Wilde.  Surely someone can find a photo of this strapping fellow.


  1. Congratulations, Wigeon. Here is a link to a photo of him when he won Reserve Winner's Dog at our Irish Wolfhound Club of America national specialty this year

  2. Do you go to any shows with Airedale Terriers?