Saturday, November 30, 2013


GCH CH Promenade Pay It Forward

The Santa Cruz Kennel Club had the day one spot in Woodland CA and judge Sue Goldberg had the choice of the Field Spaniel, GCH CH Promenade Pay It Forward, the Basset Hound, GCH CH Topsfield-Sanchu Eenie Meenie Miney Moe, the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Skansen’s Leather and Lace of Twilight, the Miniature Bull Terrier, GCH CH Cambria's Kid N Play, the Papillon, CH Toon Town Perfect Cadence, the Keeshond, GCH CH Summerwind's Rumor Has It, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Woodstock’s Belle Star.

GCH CH Woodstock’s Belle Star

Best went to the Field Spaniel, Gideon, and Reserve to the Australian Shepherd, Belle.  Gideon and handler have six BIS and 30 Sporting Groups this year.  This win will make Gideon the Number Four Sporting Dog.  Now when was the last time you could say a Field Spaniel was the Number Four Sporting Dog?


GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse
(Photo by Jeffrey Hanlin)

The Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse, got one day closer to being Show Dog of the Year by collecting his 86th BIS of the year.  Today’s win came at the Savannah Kennel Club’s day two show in that Georgia city.

GCH CH Ashdown’s Time to Thrill

Joining Matisse in judge Anne Katona’s final were her RBIS, the Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Ashdown’s Time to Thrill, the Whippet, GCH CH Bo-Bett’s Quick Pick, the Cairn Terrier, CH Connacht A Ha'Penny Will Do, the Long Coat Chihuahua, GCH CH Matriart LG Muffin, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Vogelflight’s “Honor” to Pillowtalk, and the Puli, GCH CH Cordmaker’s Topsy Turvey.

In addition to his game leading 86 BIS, Matisse has 123 Working Groups this season.


GCH CH Clussexx Collaboration with Traddles

Our next report comes in from Yuma AZ where the hometown Yuma Kennel Club held their day two show.  Dr Carmen Battaglia had the final call, considering the Clumber Spaniel, GCH CH Clussexx Collaboration with Traddles, the Borzoi, GCH CH Majenkir Bookstor Vintage Glamour, the  Rottweiler, GCH CH Chancellor Flirts High Flyin' Gladiator, the Wire Fox Terrier GCH CH AfterAll Painting The Sky, the Japanese Chin, GCH CH Victory Spencer, the Miniature Poodle, GCH CH Durandel Bella Donna, and the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Wigglesworth Thriller.

GCH CH Chancellor Flirts High Flyin' Gladiator

Grabbing the BIS was the Clumber, Seymour.  Taking the RBIS was the Rottweiler, Pilot.  Seymour is the US’ Number Two Sporting Dog and Number Eight Dog All Breeds with 29 BIS and 67 Sporting Groups.


GCH CH Kenro’s Witching Hour

With 1645 dogs entered, this week’s largest prize was today’s Ingham County Kennel Club show in East Lansing MI.  Asking judge Richard Lashbrook for all those points were the Gordon Setter, GCH CH Sastya's Eleven Eleven, the Greyhound, CH Tyran's The Patriot, Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Kenro’s Witching Hour, the Russell Terrier, GCH CH Goldsands Columbus, the Toy Poodle, GCH Baliwick Behold And Believe, the Bulldog, GCH CH Mytoys Epic Against The Wind, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, CH Beaguile's Suit Up.

GCH CH Goldsands Columbus 
(Photo by Rhonda Cassidy)

Taking home the big payday was the Giant, Dora.  Getting the Reserve trophy was the Russell Terrier, Bosse.  It was the 30th BIS in 73 trips to the final ring this season for Dora and handler Amy Booth and her third in a row.


GCH CH Kiarry’s Pandora’s Box

It was the Worcester County Kennel Club’s turn to host in West Springfield MA and judge Linda More’s turn to name a Best and Reserve Best In Show.  Her options were Irish Water Spaniel, GCH CH Whistlestop’s Riley on Fire, the American Foxhound, GCH CH Kiarry’s Pandora’s Box, the St Bernard, GCH CH Szajda's Neverending Story, the Border Terrier, CH Giles Hill Sylvan Spirit, the Toy Poodle, GCH CH Smash Jp Sakura, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Brighton Mikamoto, and a German Shepherd Dog from the classes, Pinebuck-Kismet's Vivere PT.

GCH CH Whistlestop’s Riley on Fire

She chose the Foxhound, Jewel, as her BIS, and the IWS, Riley, as her RBIS.  Jewel is the nation’s Number One Hound, and Number Six Dog All Breeds with 33 BIS and 100 hound Groups this year.  You can watch Jewel go BIS again tonight in a rebroadcast of NBC’s Thanksgiving Day’s National Dog Show.  Check your local listings for the time.