Thursday, December 8, 2011


GCH CH Tolkien Raintree Mister Baggins

Our next to last show weekend of the year got underway in Providence RI today.  Rick Gschwender had the judge’s book for today’s Middlesex County Kennel Club final and a powerhouse final consisting of the English Setter, GCH H Wyndswept’s Encore, the Whippet, GCH CH Starline’s Chanel, the Samoyed, GCH CH McMagic's Candied Ham Of Pebblesrun, the Lakeland Terrier, CH Larkspur Acadia Save Me a Spot, the Pekingese, GCH CH PalaceGarden Malachy, the Miniature Poodle, GCH CH Surrey Sugar Baby, and the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Tolkien Raintree Mister Baggins.

Picking up the first big rosette of the week was the Bearded Collie, Roy.  Roy and handler Cliff Steele have been busy updating their 2011 resume with three all breed BIS in the last six days.  Santa, are you impressed?  We are.


  1. Roy King of the Beardies~Lord of the Rings.. the #1 Herding dog of 2010&2011, as always beautifully presented by the one and only Cliff Steele.