Sunday, May 17, 2015


GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome

We don’t get many shows in the Mountain Time Zone, but when we do everyone comes out.  The Intermountain Kennel Club and the Utah Valley Kennel Club hosted four shows April 30th through May 3rd, drawing top dogs from all over the US.

Thursday’s IKC finalists were the Brittany, GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome, the Sussex Spaniel, GCH CH Lexxfield Stonybeck Bob, the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Dacher’s Rock and Roll, the West Highland White Terrier, Trueheart’s Courage Danny Barker, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Rocket Power, the Lhasa Apso, GCH CH Ta Sen Swinging On A Star, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Lockenhaus Rumor Has It v Kenlyn.

GCH CH Dacher’s Rock and Roll 
(photo by Sharon Carvalho)

Taking the day one Best was the Brittany, Beckett.  Reserve went to the Portie, Camp.  Beckett is the nation’s Number One Sporting Dog and the Number Four Dog All Breeds with 12 BIS and 32 Sporting Groups.

GCH CH Hitime What the Inferno 
(photo by Karen Evasuik)

Beckett would return to the final ring for Friday IKC show along with the aforementioned Lhasa and GSD.  Joining them were the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, GCH CH Soletrader Zee Or Zed, the  Alaskan Malamute, GCH CH  Wolfmountain’s Warhammer, the Miniature Bull Terrier, GCH CH Imaginabull’s First Edition, and the Pomeranian, GCH CH Hitime What the Inferno.  Judge Bonnie Linnell Clarke’s BIS was the Pom, Danny and her RBIS was the GSD, Rumor.

GCH CH Lockenhaus Rumor Has It v Kenlyn

The only new comer judge Charlotte Patterson would see at Saturday’s UVKC show was the Bichon Frise, GCH CH GCH CH Kman's Miss Fancy Pants , who was joined by the returning Brittany, PBGV, Malamute, MiniBull, Pom, and GSD.  Best went to Rumor the GSD, and Reserve to Beckett, the Brittany.  Rumor is the nation’s Number One Dog All Breeds with 27 BIS and 56 Herding Groups.

At Sunday’s UVKC closer BIS judge would consider the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Ocoee Away We Go,  the above named PBGV, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH GCH CH Excelsia's This Side Of Paradise, the now familiar  Brittany, PBGV, MiniBull, Pom, and GSD.

The Pom, Danny, would collect his second BIS of the set and Rumor, the GSD, would add another RBIS to her BIS win.  Danny is AKC’s Number One Toy Dog and Number Two Dog All Breeds with 13 BIS and 37 Toy Groups.


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