Saturday, July 5, 2014

NEW DOG2WATCH IN MICHIGAN

GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Rocket Power 

Our Great Lakes offering this week are the Ann Arbor Kennel Club shows in Monroe MI. Judge June Penta had the Saturday final and her pick of the English Setter, GCH CH Stargazer'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don't Tell, the Wirehaired Dachshund, GCH CH Raydachs Ride My Ducati SW, the Newfoundland, GCH CH Pouch Cove's Seabrook Enough Said, the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Darwyn Bruhil's Flying Circus, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Rocket Power, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Byrequest Bon Mot, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Aubrey's Moon River. 


GCH CH Byrequest Bon Mot 

She chose the Shih Tzu, Rocket, as her Best and the as her Reserve, the Poodle, B Ro. Rocket is having a supersonic summer with 11 BIS in the last 30 days, bringing his 2014 total to 13 BIS in 30 trips to the final ring this year. It may be a little anticlimactic, but need we say it? Rocket is a Dog2Watch.

SETTER BEST IN MASSACHUSETTS

GCH CH Weymouth’s En Fuego 

Next we go to West Springfield MA where the Farmington Valley Kennel Club had the coveted Saturday spot. The seven dogs that lined up for judge Dana Cline were the English Setter, GCH CH Weymouth’s En Fuego, the Basenji, GCH CH Akuaba N Eldorado Betcha By Golly Wow!, the Newfoundland GCH Cypress Bay's Big Sur, the Cairn Terrier, GCH CH Stonebridge Just a Little Bit Better, the Smooth Coat Chihuahua, GCH CH Sonnus Filho (Sanchez), the Dalmatian, GCH CH Planett’s Star Reporter, and the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Classical’s My Turn. 

GCH CH Sonnus Filho (Sanchez) 
(photo by Rhonda Cassidy) 

BIS was the Setter, Blaze, and RBIS was the Chihuahua, Sonnito. Blaze is the nation’s Number One English Setter and the Number Three Sporting Dog with seven BIS and 33 Sporting Groups.

POM BEST IN WEST VIRGINIA

GCH CH Char's Seattle Slew For Triple Crown 

First in today with results is the Huntington Kennel Club which is in their West Virginia hometown for the weekend. They asked judge Roger Hartinger to take the Saturday final and choose a Best In Show from the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Telltale American Ride, the Basenji, CH Epic Select Never Say Goodbye SC, the Samoyed, GCH CH Tobil's Storm Warning At Sunrise, the Norwich Terrier, GCH CH Camio's Educated Exemplar, the Pomeranian, GCH CH Char's Seattle Slew For Triple Crown, the Tibetan Terrier, CH Barnstorm To-Jo B'en Wicked@Adominos By Dzine, and the Puli, CH Moonshadow A League Of Her Own CD RA. 


GCH CH Telltale American Ride 

He chose the Pom, Huey, as his Best and the Springer, Randy, as his Reserve. It’s the third BIS in nine final appearances this year for Huey.

OES BEST IN VENTURA CA

GCH CH Bugaboo’s Picture Perfect 

There are few more pleasant places to spend the 4th of July weekend than in Ventura CA with an ocean side venue, Friday’s Channel City Kennel Club show was the perfect place to have a beach front cocktail after the show. 

GCH CH Majenkir Bookstor Vintage Glamour 

The seven dogs that delayed the cocktail hour for judge Steve Gladstone’s final were the English Springer Spaniel, CH Foxboro N Shardust Authentic, the Borzoi, GCH CH Majenkir Bookstor Vintage Glamour, the Alaskan Malamute, GCH CH Peaceriver SilverIce Summer Soltice, the Airedale, GCH CH Penaire Cash Game At Longvue, the Chinese Crested, GCH CH Kulana's Sh-Boom, the Lhasa Apso, GCH CH Rufkin’s Hunk of Burnin’ Love, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Bugaboo’s Picture Perfect. 

 His BIS was the nation’s Number Two Dog All breeds, the OES, Swagger. His RBIS was the Borzoi, Glamour. Swagger has been maintaining a blistering space this year with 41 BIS and 75 Herding Groups.

CORGI BEST IN DALLAS

GCH CH Coventry Just a Little Crush 

 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.

TOY SPANIEL BIS IN MISSOURI

GCH CH LTO Prosperity 

Exhibitors in the Heartland are in Sedalia MO for a three day weekend. The Jefferson City Missouri Kennel Club opened the set with judge James Noe calling the final. The seven dogs seeking his favor were the Golden Retriever, CH Hytree Top Gun, the Saluki, GCH CH Tributes Ringside Scandal, the Great Dane, GCH CH Lobato’s Caught Red Handed, the West Highland White Terrier, GCH CH Ridgmar’s Just Joking Around, the King Charles English Toy Spaniel, GCH CH LTO Prosperity, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Unique da Maya Dancing Queen, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH McMatt’s Autumn Breeze. 

GCH CH McMatt’s Autumn Breeze 

 The two that succeeded were the Toy Spaniel, Prosperity, and the Aussie, Breezy. Prosperity is the nation’s Number One English Toy Spaniel and Number Eight Toy Dog with five BIS and 26 Toy groups.

Friday, July 4, 2014

TOY POODLE BIS IN MARYLAND

CH Smash Jp Beauty & Beat 

Hurricane Arthur left Mid-Atlantic fanciers relieved and happy to see pleasant weather today at the Northeastern Maryland Kennel Club show in West Friendship MD. Elizabeth Muthard had a sterling seven from which to choose her top two. They were the Vizsla, GCH CH Szizlin Rhapsody Never Say Never, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Flessner’s International S’Cess, the Akita, GCH CH Wicca’s Rule The Air, the Sealyham Terrier, GCH CH Efbe’s Thunder Rd at Burberry, the Toy Poodle, CH Smash Jp Beauty & Beat, the Keeshond, GCH CH Trumpet’s Gimme Back My Bullets, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Woodsides Megabucks. 

GCH CH Woodsides Megabucks 
 (photo by Infocusbymiguel) 

Finishing one/two were the Poodle, Beauty, and the GSD, Megabucks. It was the second of the year for Beauty and Poodle handler extraordinaire, Kaz Hosaka.

NUMBER ONE BIS IN MASSACHUSETTS

GCH CH Claircreek's Impression de Matisse 
(photo by Rhonda Cassidy) 

Judge Patricia Laurans had the final today at the Kenilworth Kennel Club Of Connecticut show in West Springfield MA. The seven dogs vying for her attention were the English Setter, GCH CH Weymouth’s En Fuego, the Whippet, GCH CH Sporting Fields Shameless, the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek's Impression de Matisse, the Russell Terrier. GCH CH Monamour JP Energy Of Kiss, the Smooth Coat Chihuahua, GCH CH Sonnus Filho (Sanchez), the Xoloitzcuintli, GCH CH Bayshore Giorgio Armani, and the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Classical's My Turn CGC CGN HIC. 

GCH CH Weymouth’s En Fuego 

Her Best was the country’s Number One Dog All Breeds, the Portie, Matisse, and her Reserve the Setter, Blaze. As he enters the second half of the season Matisse has 67 BIS and 87 Working Groups this season, a record that any dog would be proud to have as a career accomplishment.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

SKYE BIS IN MARYLAND

GCH CH Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie 

In West Friendship MD fanciers are hoping to avoid Hurricane Arthur which is bearing down on the Mid-Atlantic. At today’s Catoctin Kennel Club the seven dogs that BIS judge Alice Watkins saw were the Sussex Spaniel, GCH CH Kamand Tangled Up In Blue, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Flessner’s International S’Cess, the Great Pyrenees, GCH CH Rivergroves Enough Said, the Skye Terrier, GCH CH Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie, the Pug, GCH CH Hill Country’s Tag I’m It, the Chow Chow, GCH CH Are-Jay’s Harlem Renaissance, and the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Ha’Penny Mirimar The Fab Fawn. 

GCH CH Flessner’s International S’Cess 

Taking the BIS was the Skye, Charlie, while the Bloodhound, Nathan collected the RBIS. Charlie is once again the nation’s Number One Terrier with 15 BIS and 56 Terrier Groups.

PEKE BEST IN MASSACHUSETTS

CH Pequest General Tso 

It’s day two in West Springfield MA and it was judge Kathleen Kolbert’s turn to choose a Best In Show for the Naugatuck Valley Kennel Club. Her Options were the English Setter. GCH CH Weymouth’s En Fuego, the Irish Wolfhound GCH Dun Myrica Doctor Gonzo Of Eagle, the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse, the Colored Bull Terrier, Notorious Never Say Never, the Pekingese, CH Pequest General Tso, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Cher Ami's Toast With Remy Martin, and the Rough Collie, GCH CH Milas Latin Fever. 

GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse 

Her BIS was the Peke, The General, and her RBIS was the PWD, Matisse. It was the fourth BIS in 12 trips to the final ring this year for The General and breeder/owner/handler David Fitzpatrick.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

BOXER BEST IN MASSACHUSETTS

GCH CH Brisbane "N" Blue Monday's Diamonds Are Decadent 

Our first show of the week is the Naugatuck Valley Kennel Club show, the first of five in West Springfield MA this holiday week. Judge Gayle Bontecou had the opening day final and her pick of the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Cerise Celtic Thunder, the Irish Wolfhound, GCH CH Dun Myrica Doctor Gonzo Of Eagle, the Boxer, GCH CH Brisbane "N" Blue Monday's Diamonds Are Decadent, the Scottish Terrier, GCH CH Charthill Highland Lad Canty Troubadour, the Pekingese, CH Pequest General Tso, the French Bulldog, GCH CH Diva's Bastille My Heart, and the Rough Collie, GCH CH Milas Latin Fever. 

The two she chose were the Boxer, Suri, and the Wolfhound, Gonzo. It’s the third in just seven final appearances this year for Suri and handler Kimberly Calvacca.

Monday, June 30, 2014

MORE BACK2BACK POM BIS

GCH CH Starfire's Spank Me Hard Call Me Crazy 
(photo courtesy of Nancy Spelke Custom Dog Designs) 

Our theme of Back2Back BIS was repeated by the Pomeranian, GCH CH Starfire's Spank Me Hard Call Me Crazy, who was Dr Gareth Morgan-Jones at today’s Tidewater Kennel Club of Virginia show in Richmond VA. 

GCH CH Tells Matrix Reloaded 
(photo by gay Glazbrook)

 Joining Spanky were the Flat-Coated Retriever, GCH CH Windy Hill Dance To The Music JH, the RBIS, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Tells Matrix Reloaded, the Doberman Pinscher GCH Allure Playing With Fire, the Bulldog, GCH CH Imperious HamItUp Southern Bell, and German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Woodside's Megabucks. 

These were the first two BIS for Spanky and breeder/owner/handler Jose Cabrera. Now what are the odd of two Pomeranians winning their first BIS in Back2Back performances on the same weekend? It has been a surprising summer.

SUPER SHIH TZU SUMMER

GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Rocket Power
(photo by Ed Gurney)

The Shih Tzu, GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Rocket Power, is one of this year’s great stories. In a year full of outstanding performances, it is hard to get noticed. However, no one can ignore the accomplishments of Rocket and breeder/owner/handler Luke Ehricht. 


GCH CH Unique Diamond In The Ruff 

Rocket was judge Patricia Hess’ Best In Show at Sunday’s Del-Otse-Nango Kennel Club show in Bainbridge NY. Judge Hess also considered the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, GCH CH Fireside's Riding High ,SH,CGC, the Basenji, GCH CH Akuaba N Eldorado Bungle In The Jungle, the Newfoundland, GCH CH Cypress Bay's Big Sur, the Kerry Blue Terrier, GCH CH Class Act By Hallsblu, her RBIS, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Unique Diamond In The Ruff, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Collinswood Sparks Fly.



Rocket has ten BIS this month, including three hat tricks in three weekends, bringing his 2014 record to 12 BIS and 29 Toy Groups.  In a year when the record for the Number of BIS by a Toy Dog was broken, we have seen one of the most fierce competitions for Number One Toy Dog.  Check with us mid-week for this weekend’s standings.

BICHON BEST IN WEST BEND WI

GCH CH Cher Ami's Toast With Remy Martin 

The Kettle Moraine Kennel Club wrapped its two day stop in West Bend WI with judge Lee Whittier’s final. The seven dogs she considered were the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Telltale American Ride, the English Foxhound, Taillis Au Birchwood Tamsall, the Great Dane, GCH CH Gracyn Lost Creek The Descendant Of Elan, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier, GCH CH King's Mtn Angelina Ballerina, the Papillon, GCH CH Wingssong Singular Sensation, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Cher Ami's Toast With Remy Martin, and the Old English Sheepdog, Barkshire's Uncle Sam. 

GCH CH King's Mtn Angelina Ballerina 

The two she liked were the Bichon, Remy, and the Dandie Dinmont, Angie. It’s the third BIS in 18 trips to the final ring this year for Remy.

MORE BACK2BACK BIS

GCH CH Nighthawk's Limited Edition CD RE THD 

Joining our multiple BIS winners this weekend is the Rottweiler, GCH CH Nighthawk's Limited Edition CD RE THD, who posted consecutive wins at the Waterloo Kennel Club’s two shows in their Iowa hometown. 

GCH CH Tramore Notorious 

Challenging Logan for judge Robert Schreve’s attention were his RBIS, the Irish Setter, GCH CH Tramore Notorious, the Whippet, Nahr-Volts Sherry, the Bedlington Terrier, GCH CH Glauries Top Super Mod Ell, the Shih Tzu, Falling Stars I’m In The Jail House Now, the Keeshond, GCH CH Trumpet’s No Questions Asked, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Kosmar Striking Back of Bridgelady. These were the first BIS this year for Logan. Can you see a pattern developing here?

NUMBER ONE REACHES MID YEAR

GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse 
(photo by Jeffrey Hanlin)

The country’s Number One Dog All Breeds, the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse, closed the Oklahoma City Classic Sunday as he opened it on Wednesday, with a Best In Show at the Oklahoma City Kennel Club show. 

GCH CH Raydachs Ride My Ducati Sw 
(photo by Rhonda Cassidy)

Joining Matisse in judge Charlotte Patterson’s final were the Brittany, GCH CH Rainbow Splash's Ruggedly Handsome, her RBIS, the Wirehaired Dachshund, GCH CH Raydachs Ride My Ducati Sw, the Scottish Terrier, GCH CH Kelwyn's GM Freestyle Flyer, the Papillon, GCH CH InVolo The King of Pop, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Tang Dynasty Rocky. 

Matisse reaches the mid-year point with 66 BIS and 85 Working Groups and almost 79,000 points. We are beginning to run out of superlatives.

BACK2BACK BIS IN LONG BEACH

CH Mythical Traveling In Style 

The Pomeranian, CH Mythical Traveling In Style, had quite a debut weekend, with back2back BIS in Long Beach CA.  The latest came at Sunday's hometown Long Beach Kennel Club show.   

Edd Bivin might have chosen the Weimaraner, GCH CH Simpatico Equal Justice, his RBIS, the Whippet, CH Winway Ramona Quimby, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Chancellor Flirts High Flyin' Gladiator, the Miniature Bull Terrier, GCH CH Dytona VIP, the Lhasa Apso, CH Rufkins Hunk Of Burnin' Love, or the Pembroke Welsh Corgi , GCH CH Coventry Fly Me To The Moon, but he didn’t. 

CH Winway Ramona Quimby 

This year has proven to be a revelation, with multiple first time BIS wins coming every weekend. There is plenty of show season left for surprises.

MOUNT BACHELOR KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH PaRay's Preferential 

Redmond OR was the site of the Mount Bachelor Kennel Club’s two shows this weekend. The seven dogs that made it to judge Janet Sinclair’s final on Saturday were the Weimaraner, GCH CH Diamond MK The Eagle Has Landed, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, GCH CH Bakari's Lor Vitra Caymus CGC, the Alaskan Malamute, GCH CH Peace River's Gathers No Moss At Sunstra, the Miniature Bull Terrier, GCH CH Cambria's Kid N Play, the Pug, CH Rose's Go The Distance, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Country Luvz A Rockstar, and the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH PaRay's Preferential.

GCH CH Peace River's Gathers No Moss At Sunstra 

Finishing one/two were the Sheltie, Satoshi, and the Malamute, Mick. Our Dog2Watch Satoshi has four BIS and 12 Herding Groups to his credit this year.

GCH CH Jaybren's Irish Star 

Satoshi and Mick would both make it back to Judith Daniels’ final on Sunday along with the Vizsla, GCH CH Jaybren's Irish Star, the Harrier, GCH CH Pacific Happytail's Heartbreaker, the Bedlington Terrier, GCH CH Pineriver's Show Me The Money, the Italian Greyhound, GCH CH Bravehound's Medal Of Honor At Windancer, and the Keeshond, GCH CH Skyline's Unit Of Measure.

BIS would go to the Vizsla, Cagney, and the RBIS would go to Satoshi, the Sheltie. It’s the first BIS of the year for the nation’s Number One Vizsla. Congratulations to breeders/owners Jill & James Brennan and handler Andy Linton.

FIRST TIMERS RULE IN WASHINGTON

CH R And G N Hunter Creeks Mystical Attraction 
(photo by Vicki Holloway)

We start our Monday Morning Mop Up in Mt Vernon WA where the Bell Vernon Kennel Association hosted two show this weekend. Saturday ended with judge Sonny Ambrosio in the final ring with the Irish Setter, CH Chamberlaynes Mutiny O’Captiva, the Black & Tan Coonhound, GCH CH Southchase's Wilbert Roy, the Boxer, CH R And G N Hunter Creeks Mystical Attraction, the Smooth Fox Terrier, CH Raybills Yesireebob, the Papillon, GCH CH Titian's Risky Business, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Absolute Affinity Agape Bullet Proof, and the Briard, GCH CH Deja Vu Mia Cake Walk. 

GCH CH Titian's Risky Business 

The two he liked were the Boxer, Jayda, and the Papillon, Gambler. It’s the first BIS for Jayda and handler, Boxer maven, Kimberlie Steele-Gamero. Congratulations to Kim, breeders Gayann Jones & Debra Rowe, and owners Albert Chan and Ronald Ang. 

CH Chamberlaynes Mutiny O"Captiva 
(photo by Austin Ojanen)

On Sunday judge Francisco Chapa would consider the same Irish Setter, Coonhound, & Papillon, along with the Bernese Mountain Dog, CH Villairns Tag You're It, the Bedlington Terrier, GCH CH Tiffanie's Fame And Fortune, the Schipperke, CH Telstar The Way We Wanted It, and Smooth Collie, CH Encore's N Zandria's Parlor Trick At Tercan. 

GCH CH Southchase's Wilbert Roy

He would choose the Setter, Colin, and the Coonhound, WR. It was the third BIS of the year for Colin.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

SMOOTH FOX THREE-PEAT

GCH CH Absolutely Talk Of The Town 

The Smooth Fox Terrier, GCH CH Absolutely Talk Of The Town, made it three in a row, sweeping the Lost Coast Kennel Club of California shows in Ferndale CA. The latest came today under judge Elizabeth Muthard. 


GCH CH Travler Kelise Overdrive 

Judge Muthard also liked the Smooth Collie, GCH CH Travler Kelise Overdrive, whom she gave the RBIS. Rounding out her seven were the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, GCH CH Javahill Surf2 An 8 Second Ride BN, the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, GCH CH M&Ms Fear The Beard, the Bullmastiff, GCH CH Baron Dye Of Ridgetop, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, the GCH CH Quail Garden Loch Lomond Déjà vu, and the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Del Zarzoso Salvame From Afterglow. 

Taylor is the country’s Number One Smooth Fox Terrier and Number Four Terrier with six BIS and 17 Terrier Groups in limited showing.

POM BIS IN RICHMOND VA




GCH CH Starfire's Spank Me Hard Call Me Crazy 
(photo courtesy of Nancy Spelke Custom Dog Designs)

The Richmond VA doggy summer camp continued today with the Tidewater Kennel Club of Virginia show. Judge Kent Delaney would consider the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Legacy Random Titleist, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Tells Matrix Reloaded, the Mastiff, GCH CH Goldleaf's Trouble Coming CGC, the Skye Terrier, GCH CH Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie, the Pomeranian, GCH CH Starfire's Spank Me Hard Call Me Crazy, the Chow Chow, GCH CH Are-Jay's Harlem Renaissance, and the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Ha'Penny Mirimar The Fab Fawn. 

GCH CH Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie 

He would choose the Pom, Spanky,  as his BIS, and the Skye, Charlie, as his RBIS. It is the first BIS for Spanky. Congratulations to breeders/owners Jose Cabrera & Fabian Arienti and owner Margo Koga.

WHIPPET BIS IN LIMA OH

GCH CH Sporting Fields Shameless 
(photo by Gay Glazbrook)

 From Lima OH we hear that the Whippet, GCH CH Sporting Fields Shameless, was judge Joan Scott ‘s Best In Show at today’s Dayton Kennel Club show. Also seeking judge Scott’s attention were the Gordon Setter, GCH CH Amberlove's Are We A Pair? JH, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Philmar Superman , the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Shaireab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor, the Blenheim & Prince Charles English Toy Spaniel, GCH CH Loujon Thornwood Little Jacob, her RBIS, the Chinese Shar-Pei, GCH CH Shine’s Deck the Halls, and the Pyrenean Shepherd, GCH CH La Brise Sun Bear. 

GCH CH Shine’s Deck the Halls 

Brazen is the nation’s Number Four Hound with six BIS and 33 Hound Groups.

Collie BIS in Pennsylvania

GCH CH Devinwood A Perfect Stranger 

Next we go to Vandergrift PA for a report from the Bushy Run Kennel Club. Judge, Janet Turnage Nahikian’s seven hopefuls were the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Evergreen’s One Part Sand One Part Sea RA, the Black & Tan, GCH CH Foxfire Full Force Gale, the Akita, GCH CH CR-Wicca’s Trade Secret, the Skye Terrier, GCH CH Desire Of Love Dell' Antica Caledonia, the King Charles & Ruby English Toy Spaniel, GCH CH Novel All Aquiver, the Bulldog, GCH CH Cherokee Legend Cowboy, and the Rough Collie, GCH CH Devinwood A Perfect Stranger. 

The two she liked were the Collie, Finn, and the Golden, Salty. It was the first BIS in seven trips to the final ring for Finn and handler Pete Denbow. Congratulations to Pet, breeders/owners Jacqueline A Caruso & Ronald Caruso.

OES BEST IN MASSACHUSETTS

GCH CH Bugaboo's Picture Perfect 

The country’s Number Two Dog, the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Bugaboo's Picture Perfect, closed the four day set in Wrentham MA with his second BIS win of the stop. 

GCH CH Weymouth’s En Fuego 

Joining Swagger in judge Enrique Jorge Filippini’s final at the Wampanoag Kennel Club show were the RBIS, the English Setter, GCH CH Weymouth’s En Fuego, the Pharaoh Hound, DC Hallam's Jake Of Arolet SC, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Von Wilhelms Over The Rainbow, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH Br'Er Fox Philippa Of Hunterston, the Miniature Pinscher, CH Marlex Call Me La Lupe, and the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Bar-None Picture Book. Swagger returns home to Colorado with 40 BIS and 74 Herding Groups.

POM FIRST TIME BIS IN LONG BEACH

CH Mythical Traveling In Style 

We hear lots of complaints about how the same dogs win over and over and we have had an extraordinary season of dominant dogs. However, we have also seen a higher than usual number of first time BIS winners. At Saturday’s Kennel Club of Beverly Hills show in Long Beach CA the Pomeranian, CH Mythical Traveling In Style, picked up his first BIS. 

GCH CH Promenade Pay It Forward 

Joining Diego in judge Dan Ericsson’s final were the RBIS, the Field Spaniel, GCH CH Promenade Pay It Forward, the 13” Beagle, CH Torquay Midnight Interlude, the Akita, GCH CH Redwitch Adreneline Junkie, the Cairn Terrier, GCH CH Hjohoo’s Save Hjour Love For Me, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Karmel’s Banana In Pajamas, and the Australian Cattle Dog, GCH CH Kokopelli’s SoBe It. Congratulations to breeder/owner Nady Godbout, and handler Noble Inglet.