Saturday, January 3, 2015


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

 2014’s Number One Dog All Breeds, the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse, started 2015 with a Best In Show performance at the Clemson Kennel Clubjudge show in Pendleton SC. 

GCH CH Shaireab's Bayleigh Maid Of Honor 
(photo by Jeffrey Hanlin)

Joining Matisse in judge Stephanie Hedgepath’s final were the Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Ashdown’s Time to Thrill, Treeing Walker Coonhound, GCH CH Cherry Creek Confetti, her RBIS, the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Shaireab's Bayleigh Maid Of Honor, the Smooth Chihuahua, GCH CH Sonnus Filho (Sanchez), the Dalmatian, GCH CH Spotted Bliss Oreo Delight, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Riverside Telltail Coco Posh. 

 Matisse’s 2014 was the best year of any show dog in AKC history, with 134 BIS in 175 final appearances. Congratulations to breeder/owner Donna Gottdenker, owners Milan Lint & Peggy Helming, and handler Michael Scott.


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