Saturday, May 5, 2012

BUCKS COUNTY KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH AfterAll Painting the Sky 
(Photo by Infocusbymiguel)

The big game in town today was the Bucks County Kennel Club show in Erwinna PA. with more than 2200 entries.  Finnish judge Hans T. Lehtinen chose his best of the Irish Setter, GCH CH Northwind's First Reign, The American Foxhound, GCH CH Kiarry’s Pandora’s Box, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Remember When, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH AfterAll Painting the Sky, the Affenpinscher, GCH CH Banana Joe V Tani Kazari, the Miniature Poodle, GCH CH Surrey Sugar Baby, and the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH Suncrest Cerulean.  

His BIS was the Wire Fox, Sky.  Sky and handler Gabriel Rangel  have made it a practice to win the big ones.  They entered the week as the Number Nine Dog All Breeds.  You can bet that they will finish the week higher after their eight BIS of the year.

CRAWFORD COUNTY KC DAY ONE

GCH CH Stargaz'R 'N Wingfield Time Will Tell 

We thank Lowell Davis and the good dog folk of the Crawford County Kennel Club for getting the results of their day one show in before the Derby’s Post time.  Judge David selected his BIS from the English Setter, GCH CH Stargaz'R 'N Wingfield Time Will Tell, the Whippet, GCH CH Sporting Fields Bahama Sands, the Boxer, GCH CH Winfall I Dream of Style, the Smooth Fox Terrier, GCH CH J’Cobe Broxden Danea, the Long Coat Chihuahua, GCH CH Riptides Did Ja Know, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Koira Guardian Of The Longbow, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Aryakas Hermes.

It was breeder/owner/handler Eileen Hackett & the three year old English Setter picking up their third BIS of the year.  All three wins have come in the last five weeks. 

Friday, May 4, 2012

SOUTH JORDAN UT DAY TWO

GCH CH Dejavu I Want'a Talk About Me  

From South Jordan UT we hear that the Chinese Crested, GCH CH Dejavu I Want'a Talk About Me, was Cecilia Ringstrom’s BIS at today’s Utah Valley Kennel Club show.  Rounding out the final were the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Wynmoor Champagne Supernova, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Thaon‘s Mowgli, , the Tibetan Mastiff, GCH CH Dreamcatcher Major Victory Of Loki, the Miniature Bull Terrier, GCH CH Dytona VIP, the Standard Poodle, CH Vetset‘s Blue Skies Zenyatta, and the Bouvier des Flandres, GCH CH Rocheuses Me and My Shadow of Cornus.  It’s the second BIS this year for the Chinese Crested, Tobie, the 2012 Westminster BOB. 

Thursday, May 3, 2012

SOUTH JORDAN UT DAY ONE

GCH CH Downhome Hitech Innovator
(Photo by Kayla Bertagnolli)

 Our first results of the week are in from South Jordan UT and the Utah Valley Kennel Club.  Bob Smith had the final at the opener and his choice of the Clumber Spaniel, GCH CH Clussexx Collaboration With Traddles, the Harrier, GCH CH Downhome Hitech Innovator, the Boxer, GCH CH R and G’s Mystical Dancer, the Miniature Bull Terrier, GCH CH Dytona VIP, the Pekingese, GCH CH Dunkirk Imagine That, the Lhasa Apso, GCH CH Xeralane’s Kid Rock, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Coventry Allure at Wyndstar.  

Grabbing the week’s first BIS was the country’s Number Two Hound, the Harrier, Chet.  Chet and handler Susie Olivera now have five BIS this season.  We gotta ask, how cool is it that our top two Hounds are two of AKC’s rarest breeds?

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

THIS JUST IN FROM DELAWARE

GCH CH Foursquare I'll Be A Shostopa Tu  

Before we start this week’s round of show reports we have some still left over from last weekend. The Wilmington Kennel Club and Penn Treaty Kennel Club were in Bear DE for three shows this past week.  The WKC got things underway on Saturday and ended the day with Douglas Holloway.  In the final ring.  His options were the Irish Setter, GCH CH Northwind’s First Reign, the Borzoi, GCH CH Raynbo’s Run For The Roses, the Standard Schnauzer, CH Mistic’s Longfellow Serenade, the Scottish Terrier, GCH CH Lomondview Clementina, the Pug, GCH CH Foursquare I'll Be A Shostopa Tu, the Xoloitzcuintli, GCH CH Bayshore Georgio Armani, and the Rough Collie, GCH CH Fantasy’s Rock Ledge Beginning.  He chose the Pug, McGee, as his Best.  It’s the first this year for McGee.  Congratulations to breeders/owners Breeder: David Johnson DVM & Judith Johnson, and handler Chris Berg standing in for regular handler Jason W Bailey.  

Sunday the WKC did it all over again, this time with William Cunningham selecting from the same Weimaraner, Scottie, & Collie, the American Foxhound, GCH CH Kiarry’s Pandora‘s Box, , the Akita, GCH CH CR-Wicca’s Trade Secret, the Affenpinscher, GCH CH Banana Joe V Tani Kazari, and the Bulldog, GCH CH Tango’s A Perfect Present For The Dulins.  Day two went to the Collie, Marsha.  It’s the first this year for the six year old bitch,   Congratulations to breeder Trudi Franzel and owner Debbie Holland.  

GCH CH Lomondview Clementina  

Linda More closed the three day set Sunday with his final for the Penn Treaty Kennel Club.  The seven final finalists were the above named Weimaraner, Akita, & Scottie, the Scottish Deerhound, GCH CH Foxcliffe Enchanted Evening, the Miniature Pinscher, GCH CH Kimro’s Dora Explorer, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Jaset’s Satisfaction, and the German Shepherd Dog, CH Markehaus Under Pressure.  Taking home the last rosette of the stop was the Scottie, Phoebe.  It’s the fourth this season for AKC’s Number One Scottish Terrier.  Phoebe finished the week as the Number Two Terrier and the Number 19 Dog All Breeds.  Welcome to the Top Twenty!

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

BOUVIER BACK2BACK BIS

GCH CH Rocheuses Me and My Shadow of Cornus  

We can now tell you that the Bouvier des Flandres, GCH CH Rocheuses Me and My Shadow of Cornus, spent the weekend in Seward NE picking up BACK2BACK BIS from the Seward County Kennel Club.  

Saturday Barbara Ann Brooks might have chosen the Brittany, GCH CH Trio’s Mr Rocktober, the Whippet, GCH CH Festivas Lucy Is Fashionably Late, the Mastiff, GCH CH Willow Ridges Risky Business, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, GCH CH Cumhill Hellraiser, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, GCH CH Miletree Northern Star at Shirmont, or the Chinese Shar-Pei, GCH CH Vaje’s Jethrene Bodine, but she didn’t.  

On Sunday Casper was the choice of Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine over the Golden Retriever, CH Halogold’s Take Me On A Journey, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, GCH CH Spurridge’s Axl of Lionridge, the Akita, GCH CH Sherob Stardust It Had To Be You, the previously mentioned Staffie Bull, the Brussels Griffon, GCH CH Endor and Donadrus’s New Moon, and the above named Shar-Pei.  The Number One Herding Dog now has Top Twenty berth, with a seven BIS, three in the last two weeks.

MAURY COUNTY KC OF TENNESSEE

GCH CH Tobil’s Storm Warning at Sunrise  

We have results for you from Franklin TN and the Maury County Kennel Club of Tennessee.  Molly Martin had the judges book in the final ring on Saturday and her choice of the Irish Setter, GCH CH Heatherwood’s Sweet Tart, the Borzois, CVH Ksar Snow Storm RN, the Samoyed, GCH CH Tobil’s Storm Warning at Sunrise, the Norwich Terrier, GCH CH Skyscot’s Texas Hold’Em, the Pomeranian, GCH CH Castille’s Endless Love, the French Bulldog, Napachai Hilsman Throw Caution to the Wind, and the Shetland Sheepdog, Sirron’s Sheer Glamour.

She chose the Sammie, Toby, as her Best In Show.  It was the first Group win and the first BIS for Toby and breeder/handler Cathy Shott.  Our congratulations to Cathy, co-breeder  Paul Schmitt, and owners .Jerry and Sue Morgan.

GCH CH Skyscot’s Texas Hold’Em 
 (Photo by Tom Weigand THENWINNINGIMAGE)

Sunday Dr Richard Greathouse would greet the same Irish Setter, the Whippet, GCH CH Bo-Bett’s Speed Demon, the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, GCH CH Derby’s X Marks the Spot, the aforementioned Norwich, the Pekingese, GCH CH Benaire’s N’Elphasun;s Razzmatazz, the Keeshond, GCH CH Karolina Bonnyvale Meant To Be, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Bismark Tainsh Mr Tuxedo. 

His BIS was our DOG2WATCH, the Norwich, Decker.  It was the second BIS this year for Decker and handler Brenda Combs in 12 final appearance, with both wins coming this month.  Looks like Decker is warming up for a summer of fun.

BAYTOWN KENNEL CLUB

 GCH CH Dytona VIP

The Baytown Kennel Club chose the unusual format this past week of a Friday/Saturday set in Crosby TX, east of Houston.  On Friday Toby Frisch’s final included the Golden Retriever, CH Summits Sonny Side Up, the Borzoi, GCH CH Soyara's The Flying Dutchman, German Pinscher, GCH CH Midernoch A Phortune Of Phranklin, the Miniature Bull Terrier, GCH CH Dytona VIP, the Blenheim & Prince Charles English Toy Spaniel, GCH CH Royalist Ready to Reign, the Chinese Shar-Pei, CH Jade East Do You Know The Way To San Jose, and the Shetland Sheepdog, Darlin's A Moment Of Grace NAJ NF CDX OA OAJ.  Best went to the Miniature Bull Terrier, Simon.  It’s the second this year for the Swiss import.  All we can say is that this way better than chocolates and watches. 

GCH CH Royalist Ready to Reign  

Saturday Jeanette M. McGinnis considered the same Golden, the Wirehaired Dachshund, GCH CH Del Prado's Bar Code W, the Mastiff, GCH CH Caledonia's Cruisin For A Bruisin, the Lakeland Terrier, CH Terrydale Fortune Forward, the aforementioned Toy Spaniel, the Bichon Frise, CH High Ridge Shining Star, and the Smooth Collie, GCH CH Row-Bar's Heartbreaker.  She chose the Toy Spaniel, Dash, as her Best.  We have that as his second this year in ten final appearances.

WALLA WALLA KENNEL CLUB

CH Cambria’s Kid-N-Play  

We still have results coming in from this past weekend.  The Walla Walla Kennel Club hosted two shows in their Washington home town on Saturday & Sunday.  Day one’s final fell to Beverly Vics to choose her BIS from the Irish Setter, GCH CH Mi Jeans Reason to Believe SH NA NAJ NF, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, CH Raquel Welch of Malabo APD, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Caryola’s Antigua, the Miniature Bull Terrier, CH Cambria’s Kid-N-Play, the Brussels Griffon, GCH CH Gruffels Royal “G” Versace, the French Bulldog, CH Imperial Bella Ridges Shady Harbor Patrick Dempsey, and the Australian Shepherd, Dekor Burning Down the House.  

Her Best was the Mini Bull, Kid.  It’s the first all breed BIS for the 2012 Westminster breed winner.  Congratulations to breeder/owner Debra Guerrero, co-breeder Julie McLaughlin, owner Alexander Guerrero, and handler Luke Baggenstos.

CH Imperial Bella Ridges Shady Harbor Patrick Dempsey  

The only Saturday finalist to make it back to Sunday’s final was the Frenchie.   Doris Cozart would also see the Brittany, GCH CH Mich Mt’s Read Aim Fire, the Smooth Dachshund, GCH CH Spellbound’ You Go First, the Bernese Mountain Dog, GCH CH Alpenspirit Who’s On First, the American Staffordshire Terrier, GCH CH Alpine’s Highwayman, the Papillon, CH Jareaux Rip It Up La Ren, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Kridler’s Tumeric v Signature.  

Her Best In Show was the persistent Frenchie, Joker.  It’s the first all breed BIS for Joker, who just might be the first black masked fawn Frenchie to win a BIS.  Congratulations to breeders/owners Juanita and Vince Imperiale, co-breeders Jill Neidig, Vincent, Lorraine and Lorene Schettino, owner Rex Linn, and handler Alvin (Beep) Lee.

Monday, April 30, 2012

HEART OF IOWA KC DAY TWO

GCH CH Grandgables The Frat Boy  

Let’s catch you up on this weekend in Marshalltown IA.  You can read about the Heart of Iowa Kennel Club’s day one show here.  On Sunday Carl Liepmann’s lineup included the Golden Retriever, CH Forever's Quest For Atlantis, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Quiet Creek’s Windfall, the Kuvasz, GCH CH Szumeria’s Wildwood Silver Six Pence, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH Gordon's Bite Of The Apple, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Symarun's Love T'Look, the Tibetan Terrier, GCH CH Barnstorm's Grissom TTCSI, and the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH Grandgables The Frat Boy.  

Best went to the Canadian born Sheltie, Brother.   It’s the first AKC BIS for the four year old. Congratulations to breeders Guy Jeavons & Mark Houston-McMillan, owners Pamela Buckles & Andre Buckles & James Moses, and handler Sarah L Karger.

LAKE MATTHEWS KENNEL CLUB



GCH CH Blesk Nochi Iz Chigasovo
(Photo courtesy of Judy Kasper)

Next we check in with the West Coast in Chino CA for results on the Lake Matthews Kennel Club’s two shows.  Saturday’s event ended with James Covey considering the Weimaraner. GCH CH Silhouette’s LifeInTheFastLane, the Norwegian Elkhound, GCH CH Vin-Melca’s Norseman, the Black Russian Terrier, GCH CH Blesk Nochi Iz Chigasovo, the Miniature Schnauzer, GCH CH Allaruth Just Kidding V Sole Baye, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, GCH CH Quail Garden Loch Lomond Deja Vu , the Miniature Poodle, GCH CH Durandel Bella Donna, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Lakota’s Hitman Of Cantar.  

It was the big black dog, the Russian, Blesk, picking up his first BIS of the year and the first by a Black Russian Terrier this year.  Congratulations to breeders Irina & Yuri Maorzov, owner Jane S Barney, and handler Carlos Carrizo. 

GCH CH DogWdCreek's La Vita E Belle  

Sunday, Blesk & Carlos would join the German Shorthaired Pointer, GCH CH DogWdCreek's La Vita E Belle, the Basenji, CH Jasiri-Sukari Congaro Tea Party, the above named Schnauzer, the Havanese, GCH CH Bellatak McDreamy, the Shiba Inu, GCH CH Jogoso's Fool For Love, and the aforementioned GSD in Christine Salyers Anderson’s final.  Her choice for Best In Show was the GSP, Bella.  

Bella is just starting her specials career and has already won three BISS and the Top Twenty Five at the German Shorthaired Pointer Club of America National Specialty Show, all in the last two weeks.  This is her first BIS.  Congratulations to breeder/owner Lynne R Duncan and handler Valerie Nunes-Atkinson.

DECATUR DOUBLE DOWN

GCH CH Windemere's Dusting Of White At Pevyne  

Fanciers had four chances at the points this week in Decatur IL.  See Thursday’s results here & Friday results here.  On Saturday the Champaign Illinois Kennel Club held their second show of the stop, this time with charlotte McGowan choosing the BIS.  She saw the English Setter, GCH CH Aerden’s Pretty in Pink JH, the GCH CH Topsfield-Sanchu Eenie Meenie Miney Moe, the Boxer, GCH CH Winfall I Dream of Style, the Border Terrier, GCH CH Meadowlake Simply Sinful, the Pekingese, GCH CH Windemere's Dusting Of White At Pevyne, the Chow Chow, GCH CH Imagine Love’s Second Chance, and the Polish Lowland Sheepdog, CH Ponwood’s Smoky.   

The CIKC day two BIS was the CIKC day one  BIS, the Peke, Dusty.  Dusty started out the week as the Number 15 Dog All Breeds.  These two BIS, his fifth & sixth of the year, puts him a bit closer to the Top Ten.  

GCH CH Hundeleben Queen's Armada SL
(Photo courtesy of  Congleton Photography)
Sunday the Matoon Kennel Club closed it with Ken Murray in the last ring with the Dusty, the same Setter & Border, the Longhaired Dachshund, GCH CH Hundeleben Queen's Armada SL, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Hemlock’s Jack of Hearts RA, the Lhasa Apso, GCH CH Monarch Rufkins Tango in Paris, and the German Shepherd Dog, CH Alkarah’s Bossa Nova.   It was the Dachshund, Cheese grabbing his second big rosette of the stop.  That’s five BIS & 15 Hound Groups this year for Cheese and breeder/owner/handler Carlos Puig.

MYRTLE BEACH KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH Babheim’s Captain Crunch  
(Photo by Patt Kolesar)

We are going to be hopping around a bit on our Monday Morning Mop Up as weekend results dribble in.  First we go t Florence SC where the Myrtle Beach Kennel Club was set up for two days.  Elaine Lessig had the day one final.  Saturday’s final seven were the Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Brookwood Diamond In The Ruff, the Black & Tan Coonhound, GCH CH Kalan's Ramblin Rose Of Oak Hill, the Great Dane, GCH CH DRD’s The Revelation, American Staffordshire Terrier, Royal Courts Bronze Star, the Shiba Inu, GCH CH Mr2 Three Ships To The Wind, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Babheim’s Captain Crunch.  

Day one belonged to the FSD from Mexico, Capi.  Capi is maintaining a little more relaxed schedule than he did last year when he was the country’s Number One Herding Dog, but he still has managed Five BIS, three in the last month.  

GCH CH Marlex Classic Red Glare  
(Photo by Lynda Beam)

Capi and the above named Cocker were both back on Sunday to see Sue Goldberg.  Joining them were the American Foxhound, GCH CH Kelly Mt American Idol, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Hollywood’s Sex and the City, the Scottish Terrier, CH Charthill Top Billing, the Miniature Pinscher, GCH CH Marlex Classic Red Glare, and the Bichon Frise, CH Cher-Amis Babeau Pour Vous.  It was the nation’s Number Five Dog, the MinPin, Classie, taking home the big rosette.  AKC’s Number One Toy Dog now has nine BIS this year.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

TREASURE COAST KC OF FL 2

CH Chambrays Celestial N Counter  

James White had the closer at today’s Treasure Coast Kennel Club Of Florida show in Sebring FL.  The last seven dogs to leave the show grounds were the Labrador Retriever, CH Chambrays Celestial N Counter, the 13” Beagle, GCH CH Encore’s Rerun Of Roirdan, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH D’s Remember When, the Skye Terrier, CH Of Skyeline captain hook, the Chinese Crested, GCH CH Hampton Court’s Party Time at Legend, the French Bulldog, GCH CH Bandog Bayou’s The Warrior, and the Puli, GCH CH Cordmaker Rumpus Bumpus.  

Best went to AKC’s most popular breed, the Labrador, Kika.  It’s the first BIS for the 15 month old bitch.  Gotta love an ingĂ©nue!  Congratulations to breeder/owner Johanna Herzon, co-breeder Valerie Till, and owner Johanna Herzon.

SOUTH COUNTY KC 2

GCH CH Larkspur Arcadia Save Me A Spot 
(Photo by Infocusbymiguel) 

We hear that the Lakeland Terrier, GCH CH Larkspur Arcadia Save Me A Spot, has made it two in a row winning today’s South County Kennel Club show in Richmond RI.  

Judge Karen Wilson might have chosen the Irish Water Spaniel, GCH CH Whistle Stop’s Riley on Fire, the Longhaired dachshund, CH Aviance Solo's He's The One SL, a Boxer from the 6-9 Month Puppy Bitch class, Salgray's Celtic Caoimhe, the Havanese, GCH CH Fuzzy Farm Qbin Who’s On First, the Chinese Shar-Pei, GCH CH Firetown's Out Of The Blue, or the Belgian Tervuren, GCH CH Mishaook Lulu At Chateau Blanc HSCs, but she didn’t.  

Spot and handler RC Carusi pick up their fifth BIS of the year and a whole lot of momentum going into the summer season.

FORT ST CLAIR KC 2

GCH CH Wynmoor Champagne Supernova  
(Photo by Jeffrey Hanlin)

Edd Bivin had the day two final for the Fort St Clair Kennel Club today in Eaton OH.  The seven who stayed all day Sunday were the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Wynmoor Champagne Supernova, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Torquay Be Nice To Me, the Boxer, GCH CH Ho-Pa’s Grand Slam, the Smooth Fox Terrier, GCH CH , J‘Cobe Broxden Danea, the Toy Manchester Terrier, GCH CH Cottage Lake’s Bela Horizonte, the Lhasa Apso, CH Cozmos Custombuilt, and a 15month old German Shepherd Dog from the Open Dog class, Von Webber’s BlackCobra of Tanlgewood.  

BIS went to the country’s Number Four Dog All Breeds, the Springer, Peyton.  It’s the fifth top prize for Peyton & handler Robin Novack this year and the second this month.

DAY TWO IN BIRCH RUN MI

GCH CH Newcastle’s Blame It On The Sun

The Progressive Dog Club Of Wayne County wrapped up their two day stop in Birch Run MI today with Meredith Johnson-Snyder in the final ring.  There to seek her approval were the English Setter, GCH CH Stargazr'n Wingfield Time Will Tell, the Norwegian Elkhound, GCH CH Tioka's American Ride, the Bullmastiff, GCH CH Newcastle’s Blame It On The Sun, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH AfterAll Painting the Sky, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Bells Will be Ringing, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Vogel flight’s “Honor” to Pillowtalk, and the Puli, GCH CH Moonshadow Rongyos Kis Medve.  

It was the Bullmastiff bitch, Soleil, taking home her first AKC BIS.  Congratulations to breeder/owner/handler  Anthony Scully, co-breeders Dr James & Marilyn Schaap, and owner Kathy Spencer.  

THE WINNINGEST COCKER EVER

GCH CH Casablanca’s Thrilling Seduction 
(Photo by Jeffrey Hanlin) 

2011’s Number One Dog All Breeds has reached another milestone in his storied career.  The Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Casablanca’s Thrilling Seduction, received his 107th BIS today at today’s Beckley West Virginia Kennel Club show in Lewisburg WV, breaking the breed record set in the mid 90s by the Black Cocker Spaniel, CH La Shay’s Bart Simpson.  

Sharing David Bolus’ final ring with Beckham & handler Michael Pitts were the Otterhound, CH Corcragael Frazer Nash, the Siberian Husky, GCH CH Tovik s Pretty Fly For A White Guy, the Airedale Terrier, GCH CH Joval’s Angel Whisper, the Pekingese, GCH CH Oaklhill’s Two Times the Dragon, the Schipperke, GCH CH Aned’s Guillame, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Dalarno Nite Song at Morningstar.  

We deemed Beckham a DOG2WATCH back on January 15, 2010 when at  just 21 months of age, he picked up BACK2BACK BIS over Top Twenty dogs on the always competitive Florida circuit.  Since then we have seen Beckham and handlers Linda & Michael Pitts post several memorable wins including consecutive wins at the 2010 & 2011 American Spaniel Club national specialties, consecutive wins at the American Spaniel Club Flushing Spaniel Show, 2010, 2011 and 2012, and Sporting Groups at the 2011 Westminster Kennel Club show & the 2011 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.   

Congratulations to breeder/owner Linda Moore, fellow owners Bruce Vandeman, Carolee Douglas, Mary Walker, & Cindy Cassidy, and handlers Michael & Linda Pitts.  Our thanks to them all for sharing with us “The Best Cocker Spaniel That Ever Was”.

HEART OF IOWA KC DAY ONE

GCH CH Szumeria’s Wildwood Silver Six Pence  
(Photo by Derek Glas)  

Our next stop this morning is Marshalltown IA where the nation’s Number Three Dog All Breeds, the Kuvasz, GCH CH Szumeria’s Wildwood Silver Six Pence,  added another BIS to his 2012 resume.  

The Heart of Iowa Kennel Club asked Roger Hartinger to choose the day one BIS from the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Summits Emery It's In The Bag, the Whippet, GCH CH Starline's Oxford Victim Of Love, the Kuvasz, Tanner, the Australian Terrier, GCH CH Dunham Lake Scout Master, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Symarun's Love T'Look, the Tibetan Terrier, GCH CH Barnstorm’s Grissom TTCSI, and the Bouvier des Flandres, GCH CH Frontier's License To Carry At Margaux.  Tanner and handler Diana Wilson now have seven all breed BIS this year.

DAY ONE IN BIRCH RUN MI

GCH CH AfterAll Painting the Sky 
(Photo by Infocusbymiguel) 

The all breed action got underway on Saturday in Birch Run MI with the first of  the Progressive Dog Club Of Wayne County’s two shows.  Lorraine Bisso selected her BIS from the English Setter, GCH CH Stargazr'n Wingfield Time Will Tell, the Norwegian Elkhound, GCH CH Tioka's American Ride, the Great Dane, CH Starz SVF Blaz'N Hot Spago Argento, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH AfterAll Painting the Sky, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Bells Will be Ringing, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Vogel flight’s “Honor” to Pillowtalk, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Lambluv Gambolon Blue Thunder.  

BIS went to the Wire on fire, Sky.  Sky and handler Gabriel Rangel have been relentless since the end of February.  Last week, she joined the Top Ten Dogs with her sixth BIS of the year.  We will wait until all the results to see if her seventh will move her up.

FOR ST CLAIR KC DAY ONE

GCH CH Fabelhaft Robobull Johnny Cash  

Several of our top dogs are in Eaton OH for the Fort St Clair Kennel Club’s two shows.  Yesterday the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Wynmoor Champagne Supernova, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Torquay Be Nice To Me, the Boxer, GCH CH Ho-Pa’s Grand Slam, the Smooth Fox Terrier, GCH CH J'Cobe Broxden Danea, the Silky Terrier, CH Musicale's Making A Joyful Noise, the French Bulldog, GCH CH Fabelhaft Robobull Johnny Cash, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Equinox Ad Astra, all sought BIS judge Jean Fournier’s approval.  

The one she liked was the Frenchie, Johnnie.  It’s the second this year and second this month for the 11 month old prodigy.

TREASURE COAST KC OF FL 1

GCH CH D’s Remember When 

Down in the Sunshine State, Sonny Ambrosio had the final at the day one show of the Treasure Coast Kennel Club Of Florida.  The seven who made it to his final were the Golden Retriever,  Treasure Coast Kennel Club Of Florida, the Whippet, GCH CH Karasar's Remembrence, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH D’s Remember When, the Skye Terrier, GCH CH Of Skyeline Captain Hook, the Maltese, GCH CH Scylla's Small Kraft Re-Lit, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Dacun Kaylen's He's A Heartbreaker, and the Puli, GCH CH Cordmaker Rumpus Bumpus. 

His Best was the Doberman, Jackson, Jackson has been burning it up all along the eastern seaboard lately with six BIS this year, four this month!  Why have we waited so long to make this one a DOG2WATCH?

SOUTH COUNTY KENNEL CLUB 1

GCH CH Larkspur Acadia Save Me A Spot  
(Photo by Infocusbymiguel)

After taking Saturday evening off for a pleasant evening in small town America, we are back to bring you yesterday’s results.  We will start in New England with the South County Kennel Club’s show in Richmond RI.  Christine Calcinari‘s final line up included the Irish Water Spaniel, GCH CH Whistlestop's Riley On Fire, the Longhaired dachshund, CH Aviance Solo's He's The One SL, the Dogue de Bordeaux, GCH CH Mount Sinai's Crusader St Amand, the Lakeland Terrier, GCH CH Larkspur Acadia Save Me A Spot, the Havanese, GCH CH Fuzzy Farm Qbin Who’s On First, the Chinese Shar-Pei, GCH CH Firetown's Out Of The Blue, and the Rough Collie, CH Milas Latin Jazz.  

The Lakeland, Spot, went back to the RV with the big rosette, his fourth of the year.  Spot is the country’s Number One Lakie (all breeds) and the Number Five Terrier, with 20 Terrier Groups to his credit.