GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse
(photo by Jeffrey Hanlin)
It was déjà vu all over again in West Friendship MD as the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse, added another BIS to his historic tally.
That The other six finalists at today’s Rock Creek Kennel Club show were the Irish Setter, GCH CH Militza's My Cherie Amour, the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, GCH CH Icecream V Tum-Tums Vriendjes, the Smooth Fox Terrier, GCH CH J'Cobe Broxden Shark Dressed Man, judge James Fredricksen’s RBIS, the Affenpinscher, GCH CH Yarrow's Hi-Tech Ben There Done That, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Spotted Bliss Oreo Delight, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Tk Rocks Runnig Like The Wind.
Matisse’s record of 223 career BIS in the second highest in AKC history, eclipsed by only the German Shepherd Dog, CH Altana’s Mystique, who had 275. Matisse is this year’s Number One Dog All Breeds with 128 BIS and 166 Working Groups.