Monday, April 15, 2013


GCH CH AfterAll Painting the Sky

We will start our Monday Morning Mop Up with a report on our Number One Dog All Breeds, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH AftgerAll Painting the Sky.  Sky and handler Gabriel Rangel have spent the last three weekends in Las Vegas, Phoenix, & Sacramento, picking up five BIS awards.

GCH CH Clussexx Collaboration with Traddles
(Photo by Kayla Bertagnolli courtesy of Best In Show Daily)

Sky swept the Silver State Kennel Club’s two shows in Sin City, starting with James Reynolds final with the RBIS, the Clumber Spaniel, GCH CH Clussexx Collaboration with Traddles, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Quiet Creek’s Kiss and Tell, the Doberman Pinscher, CH Foxfire’s Tell Me About It, the Pekingese, GCH CH Dunkirk Imagine That, the Shiba Inu, CH Morningstar's Dances With Wolves, and the Canaan Dog, GCH CH Pleasant Hill Magnum Of Samara.

GCH CH Quiet Creek’s Kiss and Tell
(Photo by Kayla Bertagnolli courtesy of best In Show Daily)

She followed the next day with another big rosette from Stephen Hubbell who also liked his reserve, the above Bloodhound, Kissie.  Rounding out the seven were same Clumber, the Newfoundland, GCH CH  Darbydale's All That and More, the Toy Poodle, GCH CH Smash Jp Winning Ribbon, the French Bulldog, Diva's Bastille My Heart, and the previously seen Canaan Dog.

GCH CH Dogwdcreek's La Vite E Bella 
(Photo by Kayla Bertagnolli courtesy of best In Show Daily)

Sky and Gabriel would join the party already in progress in Phoenix on Sunday, April 7th.  Two days earlier Dr Alvin Krause gathered the German Shorthaired Pointer, GCH CH Dogwdcreek's La Vite E Bella, the Bloodhound, Kissie, the Samoyed, GCH CH Polar Mist Cat B'Lue, the Miniature Schnauzer, GCH CH Allaruth Just Kidding V Sole Baye, the Japanese Chin, GCH CH Victory Spencer, and the Canaan Dog, Magnum. 

Dr Krause’s top two for the Kachina Kennel Club’s day one show were the Bloodhound, Kissie, and the GSP, Bella.  Kissie has been the nation’s Number One Bloodhound for the last three years.  She has three BIS and 11 Hound Groups.

GCH CH Downhome Hitech Innovator
 (Photo by Kayla Bertagnolli courtesy of best In Show Daily)
Dr Sophia Kaluzniacki would take the KKC’s day two final and choose the GSP, Bella, as her Best and the Harrier, GCH CH Downhome Hitech Innovator, as her Reserve.  Also on hand were the Mastiff, GCH CH Lexington Divine's Put Me In Coach, the above named Miniature Schnauzer, the Pug, GCH CH Winsome-Nirvana-Blaque Triple Play, the Bichon Frise, CH Karmel's Banana in Pajamas, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Coventry Allure at Wyndstar.

Mary Ellen Compagnon had the day one final of the Arrowhead Kennel Club.  Judge Compagnon would consider Sky along with the GSP, Bella, the Harrier, Chet, the Rottweiler, GCH CH  Highwood's Call of The Wild, the previously mentioned Pug, the Lhasa Apso, GCH CH Sundancer Hylan Shotru Secret Dawn, and the aforementioned Corgi.  She would choose the Rottweiler, and the Lhasa as her BIS and RBIS.  It’s the first all breed BIS for the three year old dog.  Congratulations to breeders Anthony Siress & Daviann Mitchell and owners Dennis & Tracy Austin.

Sky and Gabriel would bring it home on Monday with the BIS award from Frank Sabella.  Judge Sabella’s Reserve was the Corgi, Allie.  Also asking for a look were the GSP, Bella, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, CH Red Dawg's Right On Time, Sunday’s BIS winner, the Rott, the previously seen Toy Poodle, and Sunday’s RBIS, the Lhasa.

GCH CH Promenade's Pay It Forward

This past week Sky returned home to California for the annual trek to the State Capital, Sacramento, for the Northern California Terrier Association’s two limited breed shows and the Sacramento Kennel Club’s two all breed shows.  Sky would pack up all four Group One awards as well as the two matching big rosettes.  Saturday’s SKC final included Ronald Rella’s RBIS, the Field Spaniel, GCH CH Promenade's Pay It Forward, the Harrier, Chet, the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Lowdown's Remys Girl v Ardenhout, the Miniature Pinscher, GCH CH Marlex Classi Red Glare, the French Bulldog, GCH CH LeBull's El Morocco At Lecirque, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Kensington's Artful Dodger.

GCH CH Marlex Classic Red Glare

Sunday, Edd Bivin like Sky more than he did his Reserve, the MinPin, Classie, or the same Field Spaniel, Harrier, Giant, Corgi, or the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Penndragon Owain.  The five BIS brings to 18 Sky’s total so far this year and a nearly 10,000 point lead on the rest of this year’s top ranked dogs.