Tuesday, May 6, 2014


GCH CH InVolo The King of Pop 

We go to Texas for our next weekend report. Fanciers from the Longhorn State had their choice of two venues, the Caddo Kennel Club’s two shows in Marshall TX, 170 miles east of Dallas, or the Big Spring Kennel Club’s two shows in their hometown, 270 miles west of Dallas. 

The seven dogs hoping to convince judge Dr Donald Gill to give them the points at Saturday’s CKC show were the Welsh Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Trystyn Statesman Cactus Blue, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Elmo’s Martian Chronicles, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Dezperado’s Hallelujah, the American Staffordshire Terrier, CH Explicit’s Full Throttle to Alpine, the Papillon, GCH CH InVolo The King of Pop, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Cher Ami’s Toast the Remy Martin, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Riverside Telltail Coco Posh. 

GCH CH Dezperado’s Hallelujah 
(photo by Ggay Glazbrook)

Taking home the big points was the smallest among them, the Papillon, Jackson. Getting the Reserve was the Doberman, Glory. It was the sixth BIS in 22 final appearances this year for Jackson, the nation’s Number Toy Dog. GCH CH Elmo’s Martian Chronicles Sunday Judge William Usherwood would see the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Emery’s in the Midnight Hour, the same Afghan, Doberman, & AmStaff, the Maltese, CH Scruffy’s-Validian Busy Buzzing Around, the Boston Terrier, CH Gumbo’s Stargazing at Northern Lights, and the Border Collie, GCH CH F Si A Ge Fu You Yuan Kennel. 

CH Scruffy’s-Validian Busy Buzzing Around 

 His top two were the Afghan, Martin, and the Maltese, Buzz. It was the first BIS in three final appearances this year for Martin and handler Lisa Bettis. Congratulations to Lisa, breeders A & J Hastings & P Belmont, and owner Catherine Harker. 

GCH CH Tells Matrix Reloaded 

Meanwhile 440 miles away in Bring Spring TX, BIS judge Edd Bivin’s Saturday final included the Weimaraner, GCH CH Harline Win’Weim Encore Bravo Love Y’All, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Tells Matrix Reloaded, the Mastiff, GCH CH Willow Ridge Risky Business, the Norwich Terrier, GCH CH Capability’s Hot Tin Lizzie, the Maltese, GCH CH Rhapsody’s Someone Like You, the Keeshond, GCH CH Karina’s You Can’t Stop The Beat, and the Puli, GCH CH Hamzabegi-Cimboram Buzavirag. His top two were the multi-BIS winning duo, the Afghan, Matrix, and the Mastiff, Kruz. Matrix is the nation’s Number One Afghan Hound and Number Three Hound with nine BIS and 21 Hound Groups. 

GCH CH Willow Ridge Risky Business 

On Sunday, Kruz would return to the final ring along with the same Weimaraner & Puli. They were joined in judge Denny Mounce’s ring by the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, GCH CH Tetu’s Comedie Francais De Bordeaux, the Scottish Terrier, GCH CH Kelwyn’s GM Freestyle Flyer, the Miniature Pinscher, CH Flashfire’s Dark Shadow At Spiva’s, and the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Unique Da Maya Dancing Queen. Judge Mounce would go with the largest and smallest dogs in the ring, the Mastiff and the MinPin. It was the sixth BIS in 20 final appearances for Kruz.


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