Saturday, September 21, 2013


GCH CH Snowmist’s Quicksilver Speigas

At today’s Butler County Kennel Club final in Prospect PA BIS judge Teddy McDowell considered the English Springer Spaniel, CH Cerise Starlight Express, the Ibizan Hound, CH Serandida Abbaio La Contessa Scalza SC, the Siberian Husky, GCH CH Snowmist’s Quicksilver Speigas, the Bedlington Terrier, GCH CH Peremi I M A Player, the Pug, GCH CH Andi Adonis, the Standard Poodle, CH Ale Kai Hillwood Celebration, and the Shetland Sheepdog, CH Acadia Stage Presence.

CH Cerise Starlight Express

Judge McDowell went with the Siberian, Fizzy, as her Best and the Springer, Luke, as her Reserve.  Three of Fizzy’s five BIS this year have come this month.  We think it is time we told you that Fizzy is a DOG2WATCH. 


GCH CH Kan Sing Tenzin

Our first report from today comes in from Deland FL where the West Volusia Kennel Club held the first of their two shows this weekend.    Judge Carol Bush Noe chose her top two from a seven that included the Golden Retriever, The 1st’s Call for Trumps, the Saluki, GCH CH Baha Persian Of Interest CD RN NA AXJ NF SC, the Boxer, GCH CH Hi-Tech The King Of Sherry Shoot JP, the Australian Terrier, GCH CH Temora Ri Diercc, the Miniature Pinscher, GCH CH Marlex Classic Red Glare, the Tibetan Spaniel, GCH CH Kan Sing Tenzin, and the Puli, CH Cordmaker Topsy Turvey.

CH Cordmaker Topsy Turvey
(Photo by Rudic)

Finishing one/two were the Tibbie, Tenzin, and the Puli, Charlotte.  Tenzin is the nation’s Number One Tibetan Spaniel and Number Eight Non-Sporting Dog with four BIS and 40 Non-Sporting Groups this year.


GCH CH Clussexx Collaboration with Traddles

Unlike the past few weeks, which were full of four and even five day clusters, we have but one four day cluster going this week, in Helena MT.  Thursday’s & Friday’s shows were hosted by the Gallatin Kennel Club.

Judge Letitia Bett had the final on Thursday and her pick of the Clumber Spaniel, GCH CH Clussexx Collaboration with Traddles, the Basenji, CH Ahmahr Nahr's Hallelujah Makes A Joyful Noise, the Newfoundland,      CH Susitna's Deal Me In, the Miniature Bull Terrier, GCH CH Dytona VIP, the Pekingese, GCH CH Dunkirk Imagine That, the Bulldog, GCH CH Newcomb's Pandemonium @ Beda, and the Old English Sheepdog, CH Loeur's Sir Alfred Barclay.

Her BIS was the Clumber, her RBIS, the OES.  The Clumber, Seymour, is the nation’s Number One Sporting Dog and Number Six Dog All Breeds with 25 BIS and 48 Sporting groups.  Thursday’s BIS was Seymour’s fourth in a row.

GCH CH AfterAll Painting the Sky
 (Photo by Infocusbymiguel)

The Brittany, CH Sanbar's Ride The Winds, would be the Sporting Dog representative in Ann Hearn’s final on Friday, followed by the above named Basenji, the Akita, CH Redwitch Adrenaline Junkie, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH AfterAll Painting the Sky, the Pug, GCH CH Moonstruck's Smooth Sailing, the Chow Chow, CH Padow’s Too Hot Too Handle, and the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH Grandgables The Frat Boy.

She would put the Wire Fox and the Pug, Best and Reserve.  They Wire Fox, Sky is the country’s Number One Dog All Breeds with 56 BIS.


GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse 
(Photo by Mike McGuire)

The Moore County Kennel Club Of North Carolina  was in Pinehurst NC last weekend for their three shows and the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse, made the most of the weekend, picking up all three BIS.  You can read about Friday’s show here.

GCH CH Wolf Creek Galaxy of Merivern

On Saturday Matisse and handler Michael Scott were joined in judge Richard Beauchamp’s ring by the Welsh Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Trystyn Statesman Cactus Blue, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, GCH CH Raquel Welch Of Malabo APD, the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Shaireab Bayleigh Maid of Honor, the Chinese Crested, GCH CH Belews Les Bonstemps Rouler, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Overtops And The Winner Is, and his RBIS, the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Wolf Creek Galaxy of Merivern.

GCH CH Shaireab Bayleigh Maid of Honor

Judge Douglas Holloway would consider Matisse and the same Ridgeback, Welsh Terrier, & GSD, the Irish Setter, CH Militza's My Cherie Amour, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, CH Enduring Amicus Curiae At Imagine, and the Bulldog, Imperious HamItUp Southern Bell, Matisse as his Best and the Welsh Terrier, Jennie, as his Reserve.  The two wins gives Matisse 61 BIS, the most of any dog this year.

Friday, September 20, 2013


GCH CH Cordmaker Rumpus Bumpus
(Photo by Vicki Holloway)

Two of the most contested shows last week were Saturday’s Lehigh Valley Kennel Club and Sunday’s Berks County Kennel Club shows.  Judge Jon Cole’s seven finalists on Saturday were the English Setter, GCH CH Wyndswept's Reflection of the Heart, the Bloodhound, GCH H Flessner's International S'Cess, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Sharjets Starr Catcher CD RN, the American Staffordshire Terrier, CH An Garda Deja Vu Looking at You, the Toy Poodle, GCH CH Smash Jp Sakura, the Keeshond, CH KJs Hot Date, and the Puli, GCH CH Cordmaker Rumpus Bumpus.

GCH CH Wyndswept's Reflection of the Heart

Finishing one/two were the Puli, Ziggy, and the Setter, Rio.  It’s the first of the year for Ziggy and owner/handler Jackie Beaudoin.  Congratulations to Jackie, breeder/owner Sue Huebner, and owner & Franco Licciardi.

GCH CH Kiarry’s Pandora’s Box
(Photo courtesy of Best In Show Daily)

Judge June Penta had Sunday’s final and a mostly new seven, the English Setter, Rio, the American Foxhound, GCH CH Kiarry’s Pandora’s Box, the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Skansen’s Havannah, the Airedale Terrier, GCH CH Joval Angel’s Whisper, the Miniature Pinscher, CH Kimro N Spiva's Super Trooper, the Schipperke, GCH CH De LaMer Point Break, and the Shetland Sheepdog, CH Acadia Stage Presence.

CH Acadia Stage Presence

Best went to the Foxhound, Jewel, Reserve to the Sheltie, Liza.  Jewel is the US’ Number One Hound and Number Five Dog All Breeds with 25 BIS and 81 Hound Groups.