Our Pacific Northwest entry this past weekend was in St Helens OR with the Longview-Kelso Kennel Club. Saturday’s finalists were the Weimaraner, GCH CH Diamond Mk The Eagle Has Landed, the Greyhound, GCH CH Helios Tulip Atheart, the Bullmastiff, GCH CH Banstock N Highpoint New Day Bruin At Kimo, the American Staffordshire Terrier, GCH CH Sierra’s Ground Zero, the Toy Poodle, CH North Well Vivian Jp Rose Queen, the Keeshond, GCH CH Skyline’s Chemin De Fer, and the Belgian Tervuren, GCH CH Sky Acres Maximum Altitude.
Judge Richard Lopaschuk’s BIS was the Toy Poodle, Rosie, and his RBIS was the Tervuren, Tripp. It was the first BIS for Vivian and handler Tim Brazier. Vivian is owned by breeder Yone Natsume and Toni Sosnoff & Martin Sosnoff. The Sosnoffs are the owners of the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Brighton Lakeridge Encore, who was the Reserve Best In Show at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club show. Our congratulations to Team Rosie on her first BIS!
Judge Kimberly Meredith-Cavanna had the Sunday final and her pick of the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Rush Hills DramaGeddon JH, the Whippet, Rainiers Class Act at Endeavor, the Akita, GCH CH Sondaisa Fyre When Ready CD, the aforementioned AmStaff, the Brussels Griffon, GCH CH Hilltops GQ Cover Boy, the Chow Chow, GCH CH Padow’s Too Hot To Handle, and Tripp, the Tervuren.
She chose the Golden, Willis, as her BIS and the Akita, Holster, as her RBIS. It’s the second of the year and this month for Willis and breeder/owner/handler Tonya Struble. Congratulations to Tonya and owner Cathy Meddaugh.