Wednesday, September 26, 2012


GCH CH Vin-Melca’s The Norseman   

Yuba City was the site of the Two Cities Kennel Club’s two shows this past weekend.  Their first final was in the hands of Dr Dale Simmons.  His seven options were the English Setter, GCH CH Oakley’s B’Dazzled, the Norwegian Elkhound, GCH CH Vin-Melca’s The Norseman, the Alaskan Malamute, CH Peaceriver Silverice Summer Solstice, the Border Terrier, GCH CH McHill's HRH Prince Gizmo House Of Gremlin, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, GCH CH Quail Garden Loch Lomond Déjà vu, the Tibetan Terrier, GCH CH Sunclipse Mystique, and the Canaan Dog, GCH CH Pleasant Hill Magnum Of Samara.    

GCH CH Pleasant Hill Magnum Of Samara

The first two to score top awards were the Canaan Dog, Mag, who got the Reserve, and the Elkhound, Eric.  Eric, handled by legendary breeder/owner Pat Trotter, has picked up three BIS and 15 Hound Groups in very limited showing this year.   

CH Peaceriver Silverice Summer Solstice

Sunday the judge’s book would be handed off to Larry Sinclair who would consider the same English Setter, Malamute, & Border Terrier,  the 13” Beagle, GCH CH Bougain'e Naughty-N-Lovely Alvin, the Japanese Chin, GCH CH Victory Spencer, and the Lhasa Apso, GCH CH Rufkins Squeezin Into A Speedo Kh.  

GCH CH Oakley’s B’Dazzled   
(Photo by Kayla Bertagnolli) 
His Top Two were his Reserve, the English Setter, Dazzle, and his Best In Show, the Malamute, Puck.  It’s the 17 month old dog’s first BIS and the first BIS for handler Collen Stone, son of handlers Shannon & Mike Stone.  We expect to see another one soon.  Congratulations to Collen, breeder Michele Coburn, and  owners Linda Byrne & Alisa Syar. 


  1. Billy--The Malamute was handled by Collen Stone, Mike Stone's son...his first BIS as well as the dog's!!