We need to wrap up a few loose ends on our show reports before we start gathering our gear for our annual pilgrimage to Pennsylvania for that Super Bowl of Terriers, the Montgomery County Kennel Club show. First we go back to Charlotte NC for a report on Sunday’s Piedmont Kennel Club show.
Cindy Vogel’s options for BIS & RBIS were the Gordon Setter, GCH CH Hollyhunt Take a Chance on Me JH, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, GCH CH Camelot’s Ventura Adventure, the Newfoundland, GCH CH Cypress Bay JL Snazzy Story At Avalon Bey, the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, GCH CH Villanova Blame It on the Bossanova, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, GCH CH Orchard Hill Only Human, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Luminary Black Velvet Bejeweled with Pearls, and the Shetland Sheepdog, CH Blue Heavens Just Me.
The two she chose were the Rhodesian and the Gordon. It’s the first BIS this year for three year old dog and handler Frank Murphy. Congratulations to Frank, breeder/owner Clayton Heathcock, and owners Fred & Gail Walters.
The Jacksonville Dog Fanciers Association chose judge Carolyn Alexander for their closer on Sunday, asking her to pick the Best and Reserve from the Chesapeake Bay Retriever, GCH CH Chesacola Hardwood Baltimore Raven CGC, the Saluki, GCH CH Baha Persian Of Interest CD RN NA AXJ NF SC, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Alpha Magic Man’s CDC, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, GCH CH Shortyrocks Jasper By Dumbriton, the Papillon, GCH CH Wildfire On the Record, the Tibetan Spaniel, GCH CH Dabalar s Wild-Eyed Southern Boy At Renegade RA CGC, and a Smooth Collie from the classes, Hollicove s By By Brody CGC.
Best went to the Staffy Bull, Jasper, Reserve to the Saluki, Pepe. It’s Jasper’s first BIS and Terrier Group of the year. Congratulations to breeders/owners Michelle V Bryant & Sandra J Carter and owner & Dr Dale Porcher DVM.
The energetic Heart of the Plains Kennel Club ended their three day stop in Lubbock TX on Sunday, closing with Judith Daniels in the final ring with the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Hil-N-Don & Canyonwood Seemore Of Me, the Portuguese Podengo Pequeno, Houla´s Potter, the Mastiff, GCH CH Willow Ridges Risky Business, the Bedlington Terrier, CH Carillon Chazzen De Hayyim, the Pug, GCH CH Pocket’s Ameci, the American Eskimo Dog, GCH CH Ducat’s Smoking Hot, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Harmony Hill’s Cash Talks.
Finishing one/two were the AES, Smokey, and the Podengo, Potter. We believe it to be the first RBIS by a Portuguese Podengo Pequeno. It was the first BIS in two final appearances for Smokey. Congratulations to breeder/owner Helen Dorrance and handler David Harper.
Californian fanciers spent Sunday in Paso Robles CA with the San Luis Obispo Kennel Club, ending the day watching Cindy Meyer go over the German Shorthaired Pointer, GCH CH Dogwdcreek’s La Vita E Belle, the 15” Beagle, CH Foxtail’s Race For The Chase, the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Roseknoll Sunny Benjamin, the Miniature Schnauzer, GCH CH Allaruth Just Kidding V Sole Baye, the Silky Terrier, GCH CH Karisma Heart And Soul, the Boston Terrier, GCH CH Kennedy’s N Barcomm’s On The Catwalk, and the Polish Lowland Sheepdog, GCH CH Stonebrook’s Divine Design.
Taking home the BIS was the GSP, Belle. Leaving with the RBIS was the Silky, Jedi. Belle is the nation’s Number One German Shorthaired Pointer and the Number five Sporting Dog with two BIS and