Sunday, June 15, 2014


GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire
(photo by Rhonda Cassidy)

We wonder if fanciers realize just how unusual this season is.  We cannot recall when the sport’s top competitors have maintained such a high level of excellence.  For the second consecutive weekend, our Top Three Dogs All Breeds have dominated the shows at their respective locations.

The Standard Poodle, GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire, the Number Three Dog’s weekend consisted of a pair of BIS performances at the Little Fort Kennel Club of Waukegan’s two shows on Friday and Sunday in Grayslake IL.   Today’s win under judge Michael Dougherty was against the English setter, GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don't Tell, the RBIS, the Otterhound, GCH CH Aberdeens Under The Influence, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Gamegards I'll Have Another V Braeside, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier, GCH CH King’s Mtn. Angelina Ballerina, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Huntcrest Rumor Has It, and the Rough Collie, GCH CH Clarion Nightline II.   The two wins brings Flame’s 2014 record to 22 BIS and 58 Non-Sporting Groups.

GCH CH Bugaboo’s Picture Perfect
(photo by Kayla Bertagnolli)

Out in Blackfoot ID, our Number Two Dog, the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Bugaboo’s Picture Perfect, ended the week with five straight BIS and an RBIS in six trips to the final ring in three Idaho cities.  Today’s win came at the Eagle Rock Kennel Club show in Blackfoot ID.   Joining Swagger in DrJose Luis Payro were the English springer Spaniel, GCH CH Hill-N-Don & Canyonwood Seemore of Me, the Pharaoh Hound, GCH CH Osiris Cowboy Casanova, the Akita, GCH CH Sondaisa Fyre When Ready, the Scottish Terrier, Gyver Original Sin, and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, GCH CH Quail Garden Loch Lomond Déjà vu, and the Boston Terrier, CH Naughty Norteno’s Clik Clik Bang.

GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse
(photo by Lynda Beam)

The Number One Dog, the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse, closed out his weekend collecting his fourth straight BIS in Tampa FL at Sunday’s St Petersburg Dog Fanciers Association show.  Challenging Matisse for the win were the English Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Fieldstone Carousel Hell's Kitchen, judge Jon Cole’s RBIS, the Wirehaired Dachshund, GCH CH Leorallee’s Bay Watch MW, the Cane Corso, GCH CH Dolcetto Dionysus of Garritani CGC, the Bedlington Terrier, GCH CH Wrightwyn’s Power Play, the Pomeranian, GCH CH Abbapoola’s Mr Slice of Life, the Keeshond, GCH CH Trumpet’s Gimme Back My Bullets, and the Shetland Sheepdog, CH Lakehill’s Creme Brulee.  Matisse finishes the week with 61 BIS and 79 Working Groups.


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