Monday, March 19, 2012


GCH CH Shadowland’s Paws Applause at Tristar 

Having just arrived home from Louisville KY, we will have to do an afternoon edition of  our Monday Morning Mop Up.  We will start in the place we haven’t visited this weekend, Houston TX where the hometown Houston Kennel Club was up first.  

Robert Caszwell called the final on Saturday, choosing his Best from the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Shadowland’s Paws Applause at Tristar CD RA CGC TDI, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH K-Run Lanbur the Truth All Around, the Great Dane, GCH CH Challenger’s Samurai v Lamar, the Standard Manchester Terrier, GCH CH Reid’s Impeccable Topsey, the Blenheim & Prince Charles English toy Spaniel, GCH CH Royalist Ready to Reign, the Chinese Shar-Pei, GCH CH Jade East Do You Know The Way To San Jose, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Aubrey’s tails of Mystery.  

He chose the Golden, Sydney.  It’s the first AKC BIS his year’ for Sydney.  Congratulations to breeders Joanne R Johnson & Monica McGee, owners Sharmin Dominke, Catherine Meddaugh, & Julie Matney, and handler Carol Hoare.  

GCH CH Winfall I Dream of Style  
(Courtesy of RC Photos)  

Sunday, the Galveston County Kennel Club took over and put Joan Luna in the final ring with the English setter, GCH CH Set’s Ride’s Dirty Dancing, the aforementioned Beagle, the Boxer, GCH CH Winfall I Dream of Style, the Kerry Blue Terrier, GCH CH Dornick’s El Capitain, the above named Toy Spaniel, the French Bulldog,  CH Major League’s Might Joe at Winsome, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Sportingfields Pieta.  

Best was the Boxer, Macey.  Macey and handler Michael Shepherd now have six BIS this year, equaling their 2011 total.  M&M are on a mission.


  1. 15” Beagle, GCH CH K-Run Lanbur the Truth All Around won the Hound Group BOTH days in Houston.

  2. Sydney the Golden Retriever was BOS at the Garden.

  3. Sydney was BOS at WKC this year. GCH Sweetlea's Follow Me SDHF "Jacques" was BOB at WKC...RIP Jacques