The Purina Farms setup in Gray Summit MO, just outside of St Louis, is a state of the art facility designed especially for dog shows. Its central location draws dogs from all over the US. This weekend the St. Louis Dog Breeders Association, the Spirit Of The Heartland Kennel Club, & the Jefferson County Kennel Club Of Missouri have teamed up for three all breed shows.
Friday’s SLDBA show ended with James Maloney in the final ring with the Irish Water Spaniel, GCH CH Whistlestop's Fire & Ice, the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, GCH CH Jaren's Ready Set Don't Go At R-N-B, the Kuvasz, GCH CH Szumeria’s Wildwood Silver Six Pence, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH Graycottage Santeric Fyrestorm, the Pug, GCH CH Feilong By Woowoo Oh No It's Opal, the Schipperke, GCH CH Dante’s Fire When Ready HOF, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Babheim’s Captain Crunch.
Day one went to the GSD, Capi. Capi now has six BIS, most of which have come within the last 30 days.
(Photo by Derek Glas)
Saturday, Barbara Dempsey Alderman would choose the SHKC BIS from the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Summits Emery It's In The Bag, the Saluki, GCH CH Sandstorm Blue Nile Bubbles Of Jatara, the aforementioned Kuvasz, the Cairn Terrier, CH Dogwood treasure Hunter, the Papillon, CH Wildfire on the Verge, the Chow Chow, GCH CH Redcloud’s Chowlamar Big Daddy, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Lambluv Gambolon Blue Thunder.
Best was the winningest Kuvasz in history. The Number Three Dog All Breeds’ eight BIS of the year keeps him in a tight race with Numbers One & Two.