Tuesday, January 29, 2013


GCH CH Wynmoor Champagne Super Nova
(Photo by Jeffrey Hanlin)

Great Lakes fanciers gathered for three days this past week in Grayslake IL for the Chain O’Lakes Kennel Club’s and the Park Shore Kennel Club’s three shows.  Read about Friday’s CLKC here.

Saturday’s PSKC final featured Anne Katona in the BIS ring with the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Wynmoor Champagne Super Nova, the Basset Hound, GCH CH Topsfield-Sanchu Eenie Meenie Miney Moe, the Standard Schnauzer, GCH CH Blackhawk Finnegan's Wake, the Russell Terrier, GCH CH Goldsands Columbus, the Japanese Chin, GCH CH Pem We-Syng Lucky Mi, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Litilann's Photo Finish, and the Australian Shepherd, CH Integrity Above All Else.

Best went to the Springer Peyton and Reserve went to the Chin, Mimi.  Peyton was 2012’s Number Two Dogs All Breeds in one of the closest races in recent history.  The win is the second BIS this year for Peyton and handler Robin Novack. 

GCH CH Pem We-Syng Lucky Mi

Sunday four of Saturday’s finalist would make it back to the final ring, the Standard Schnauzer, the Russell Terrier, the Chin, and the Standard Poodle.  Joining them in Dr Elliot More’s BIS ring were the English Setter, GCH CH Aerden's Pretty In Pink JH, the Whippet, GCH CH Kamada's New York Minute, and the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Spirit Wood’s Gandalph the Blue.

GCH CH Aerden's Pretty In Pink JH

Finishing one/two were the Chin, Mimi, and the Setter, Kiki.  Mimi is the top winning Japanese Chin of all time with 16 career all breed BIS.  That is even more remarkable considering that she broke the record in just ten months.  Congratulations to breeder Patricia Mushrush, and owners James Dalton, Dr John Turjoman,  Marsha Ballard & N Wright, and handler Nancy Wright.


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