Our first show report of the day is in from Erie PA where the hometown Erie Kennel Club holds sway for two days. Mark Kennedy drew the first day title and chose his Best of the Pointer, CH Marjetta In The Limelight JH, the Norwegian Elkhound, CH Tioka’s American Ride, the Doberman Pinscher, CH Royal Future Jp Izanagi of Dabney, the Smooth Fox Terrier, GCH CH Warfox High Mtn Sweetheart, the King Charles & Ruby English Toy Spaniel, CH Southdown Nevermind, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Hillwood Ale Kai Walking on Air, and the Australian Cattle Dog, CH Rick’s Smokin’ Thunder.
Best went to the Poodle, Fran. Fran & handler Dr Joseph Vergnetti had one BIS & five Non-Sporting Groups last year, in a breed that may be the toughest in AKC. Congratulations to Joe, and breeders/owners Ellen M Charles & Karen LaFrak.