The Greater Philadelphia Dog Fanciers Association, the Huntingdon Valley Kennel Club, & the Burlington County Kennel Club, each took a turn hosting this past weekend in Wrightstown PA. The GPDFA was up first with Larry Sinclair calling the final. The seven he saw were the Weimaraner, GCH CH Northwood’s Send Money Honey, the Whippet, GCH CH Sporting fields Bahama Sands, the Akita, GCH CH CR-Wicca’s Trade Secret, the Sealyham Terrier, GCH CH Good spice Fergus Pepper, the Affenpinscher, GCH CH Banana Joe V Tani Kazari, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Spotlight’s Ruffian, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Bon-Clydes Take One.
The one he liked was the Weimaraner, Schatze. It’s the first this year for Schatze and handler Michelle Scott in 11 final appearances, Congratulations to Michelle, breeder/owner Heidi Warren, co-breeder Christie Majors and owner TJ Palmer.
(Photo by Jeffrey Hanlin)
In Saturday’s HVKC final Marjorie Tuff would see Schatze, the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, CH Celestial CJ‘s All’s Well That Ends Well, the Samoyed, GCH CH McMagic’s Candie Ham Of Pebbles’Run , the Kerry blue Terrier, Class Act By Hallsblu, the Pug, CH Castlerock Pinecone Mountain Rain, the aforementioned Dal, and the Rough Collie, GCH CH Milas Latin Lover.
She would go with the Pug, Chloe. It was the first for Chloe, who was piloted to the win by owner Ashley B L Fischer, who took over from handler Michael Scott, who was on the Dal, Ian. That should make the first time even more memorable.
Sunday, Theresa Hundt had the last ring for the BCKC. The seven who stayed all day to see her were the previously seen Whippet, Sammie, Sealyham, & Border Collie, the Pointer, CH Seasyde Berries Jubilee JH, and the Lowchen, CH Windsor Bihar Chasing Rainbows. It was the Whippet, Tawny, picking up her sixth BIS of the year. Tawny leads all Hounds with 34 Hound Group Firsts.Sunday’s Best In Show
At the end of Sunday’s BIS judging Janet Sinclair assembled the three BIS winners to choose a Best of the Best. Her choice was the Pug, Chloe, this time handled by Michael Scott. Quite a memorable weekend.