If it’s July you want to be in Texas for the big Dallas, San Antonio, and Houston shows, events capable of deciding a national leader. This week it is Dallas and the first all-breed offering was Friday’s Texas Kennel Club show.
Lining up at the end of the day for judge Frederick Stephens were the Weimaraner, GCH CH Harline Win’Weim Encore Bravo Love Y’all, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Flessner’s International Space Station, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Dezperado’s Hallelujah, the American Staffordshire Terrier, GCH CH An Garda Deja Vu Looking at You, the Papillon, GCH CH InVolo The King of Pop, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Coventry Just a Little Crush.
GCH CH InVolo The King of Pop
(photo by Toymi Tsumura)
Taking home the first big rosette of the set was the Corgi, Etta. Collecting the Reserve ribbon was the Papillon, Jackson. It was the third BIS in 15 final appearances this year for Etta and handler Michael Shepherd.