Monday, May 20, 2013


GCH CH Kenro’s Witching Hour

There have been seven all breed shows this month in Wisconsin.  The first weekend the Badger Kennel Club and the Janesville-Beloit Kennel Club teamed up for three shows in Jefferson.  Pat Mowbray-Morgan had the opening final on Friday and her pick of the American Water Spaniel, GCH CH Waterway Game Crk Hot Diggity JH, the Smooth Dachshund, Speechless Kinders In It To Win It, the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Kenro’s Witching Hour, the Smooth Fox Terrier, CH Broxden Waybroke Halstan Heritage, the Papillon, CH Wingssong Here We Go Again, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Vogelflight’s “Honor” to Pillowtalk, and the Briard, CH Caleidoscope De L'Heureux.  Her Best was the Giant, Dora, and her Reserve was the Papillon, Noah.   

GCH CH Aberdeens Under The Influence

Dora and Noah would return the following day to see judge Beverly Speich along with the Otterhound, GCH CH Aberdeens Under The Influence, the same AWS, Smooth Fox, Roy, & Bichon, and the German Shepherd Dog, Celeste Of Ro Anne-Isle. 

GCH CH Waterway Game Crk Hot Diggity JH

She would like the Otterhound, DUI, and the AWS, Digger.  Just last month we were talking about how rarely Otterhounds get the big rosette.  Now DUI has two this year.

GCH CH Riverside Get Over It

Sunday judge Dr Daniel Fleitas would consider  the Flat-Coated Retriever, CH Shannara’si Boston Legal, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Elmo's Martian Chronicles, the Giant, Dora, the Smooth Fox, Roy, the Papillon, Nathan, the Boston Terrier, GCH CH Gunther's Gussied Up Edna, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Riverside Get Over It.

He would choose the Giant, Dora, and the Corgi, Gigi, as his BIS and RBIS.  The two wins are the fourth and fifth of the year  for Dora and handler Amy Booth.

GCH CH Goldsands Columbus
(Photo by Rhonda Cassidy)

The following weekend the Wisconsin action was in Eau Claire.  Making it to the day one final were the AWS, Digger, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Tells Matrix Reloaded, the Newfoundland, CH Pouch Cove's Seabrook Enough Said, the Russell Terrier, GCH CH Goldsands Columbus, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, GCH CH We-Syng Royal Etiquette, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire, and the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Spiritwood’s Gandalph The Blue.

Judge Cindy Meyer’s Best was the Russell, Bosse, and her Reserve was the Afghan, Matrix.  Bosse, the only Russell to ever win an AKC BIS, has seven this year.

GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire
(Photo by Derek Glas)

Sunday Lou Guerrero would see six of Saturday’s finalists and the Mastiff,  GCH CH Millenniums Moonshine.  He would choose the Standard Poodle, Flame as his Best, and the Russell, Bosse, as his Reserve.  Flame is yet another great Standard Poodle brought to us by breeder/owner Linda Campbell and handler Sarah Perchick.  It was the fifth big rosette of the year for Flame & Sarah.

GCH CH Summits Emery It's In The Bag

This past weekend Wisconsin exhibitors headed for Oshkosh for the Oshkosh Kennel Club show and the Winnegamie Kennel Club show.  The OKC final was in the hands of Houston Clark.  Judge Clark chose from the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Summits Emery It's In The Bag, the Basenji, Laurel S'Simply Shocking Sabrina, the Rottweiler, CH Redfield's Itz My Tyme RN, the Australian Terrier, GCH CH Dunham Lake Scout Master, the Miniature Pinscher, CH Ems Jet Star, the Keeshond, GCH CH Trumpet's Winner Takes It All, and the Old English Sheepdog, CH Lambluv Elmknolls Dream Girl.

GCH CH Trumpet's Winner Takes It All

His top two were the Golden, Chloe, and the Keeshond, Ace.  Chloe is the nation’s Number One Golden with five BIS in 17 final appearances this season.

GCH CH Aerden’s Pretty in Pink JH

Yesterday judge Alane Gomez was in the final ring with the English Setter, GCH CH Aerden’s Pretty in Pink JH, the Basset Hound, GCH CH Olde Fashion Affare D’Amore Italiano, same Rottweiler & Australian Terrier, the Pomeranian, GCH CH Tab’s Scootin Boomer of Storm, the Tibetan Terrier, GCH CH Ri-Lees’s Stellar Performance, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Celeste Of Ro Anne-Isle.

GCH CH Dunham Lake Scout Master
(Photo by Dale Joachim)

Best went to the English Setter, KiKi, and Reserve to the Australian Terrier, Scout.  It’s the sixth career BIS and the first this year for KiKi and owner/handler Vito Ciaravino.   The win makes KiKi the first English Setter Bitch with a hunting title to win an AKC Best In Show.  Congratulations to Vito, breeders/owners Laurie Engel & Rose Miller, and owner Brian Silbernagel.


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