Wednesday, March 27, 2013


GCH CH Vin-Melca's The Norseman

The Oakland Kennel Club was up Saturday  in Vallejo CA and Dorothy MacDonald took over the final ring.  The seven she greeted were the Field Spaniel, GCH CH Promenade's Pay It Forward, the Norwegian Elkhound, GCH CH Vin-Melca's The Norseman, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Chancellor Flirt's High Flyin' Gladiator, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH AfterAll Painting the Sky, the Pekingese, CH Oakhill’s Caught Red Handed, the Bichon Frise, GCHCH PaRay’s Power & Privilege, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Zottels Shaggy Star.

GCH CH AfterAll Painting the Sky 
(Photo by Infocusbymiguel)

Her BIS was the Elkhound, Erik.  Her RBIS was the Wire Fox, Sky.  Erik, handled by the most celebrated breeder/owner in AKC history, Pat Trotter is only shown on a limited basis, but still managed to finish 2012 as the country’s Number One Norwegian Elkhound with three BIS and 18 Hound Groups.  Saturday’s win was his first of 2013 in five final appearances.  Congratulations to Pat, co-breeder Vicki L Vermillion and co-owner Jennifer Reed.

CH Montrose Fire On The Runway

James Noe had the closer for the OKC and the company of the same Field Spaniel, the Harrier, GCH CH Downhome Hi-Tech Innovator, the Samoyed, Glacier's Goddess of Fire, the Wire, Sky, the Miniature Pinscher, GCH CH Brackley My Amazing Warrior, the Boston Terrier, GCH CH Gunther’s Gussied Up Edna, and the Australian Shepherd, CH Montrose Fire On The Runway.

Best went to the country’s Number One Dog All Breeds, the Wire Fox, Sky.  Reserve went to the Aussie, Fire.  The win was Sky’s third of the four show stop and her 13th of the year.


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