Saturday, May 16, 2015


GCH CH Kamtera's Legato 
(photo by Derek Glas)

Jefferson WI was the site of the Badger Kennel Club’s and the Janesville-Beloit Kennel Club’s three shows May1st-3rd.  The BKC had the opening shot and BIS judge Evie Sullivan had a final seven of the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Telltale American Ride, the Whippet, GCH CH Sporting Fields Shameless, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Kamtera's Legato, the Norwich Terrier, GCH CH Taliesin Twice As Nice, the Papillon, GCH CH Wingsong Singular Sensation, the Tibetan Terrier, CH Ri Lee’s Diamond Hunter, and the Australian Shepherd, Integrity’s Honest Pleasure.

Finishing one/two were the Doberman, Legato, and the Whippet, Brazen.  It was the second this year for Legato and breeder/owner/handler Kathy Moats.

GCH CH Sporting Fields Shameless

The JBKC took over on Saturday choosing judge Houston Clark for the final ring.  The seven dogs he considered were the returning Springer & Whippet, the Alaskan Malamute, GCH CH Tugar's Taking On Tyson, the above named Norwich, the Maltese, CH Martin’s Huggys Rocket Bear Puff, the Schipperke, GCH CH Dante Wildfire, and the Old English sheepdog, GCH CH Barkshire’s Uncle Sam.

BIS was the Whippet, Brazen, and RBIS was the Malamute, Tyson.  Brazen is the country’s Number One Hound with nine BIS and 36 Hound Groups.

GCH CH Tramore Notorious

The BKC’s Sunday encore saw judge James Frederiksen in the final ring with the Irish setter, GCH CH Tramore Notorious, the Saluki, GCH CH Baghdad A Missdemeanor, the Doberman, Legato, the now familiar Norwich, aforementioned Papillon, the Tibetan Terrier, CH Ti La Shu U Make Me Happy For Gemms, and the previously seen OES.

GCH CH Wingsong Singular Sensation

The Irish Setter, Torrey, walked away with the BIS and the Papillon, Uno, scampered away with the RBIS.  It was the first for Torrey this year.  Congratulations to breeder/owner Ginny Swanson ,owners Sue & Larry Hassler, and handler Douglas A Carlson.


GCH CH Szumeria’s Wildwood Silver Six Pence CGC 
(photo by Derek Glas)

The last of the family visitors have left and we can return to our keyboard and loose ourselves in our backlog of show reports.  We start with the results from the Rolla Missouri Kennel Club, the Spirit of the Heartland Kennel Club, and the Jefferson County Kennel Club of Missouri shows May 1st through 3rd at Purina Farms in Grey Summit MO outside of St Louis.

GCH CH Flessner’s International S’Cess 
(photo by Michael McGuire)

The RMKC was first up on Friday and they put judge Loraine Boutwell in the final ring with the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Cerise Blindside, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Flessner’s International S’Cess, the Kuvasz, GCH CH Szumeria’s Wildwood Silver Six Pence CGC, the Border Terrier, GCH CH Meadowlake Pants on Fire, the Affenpinscher, GCH CH Yarrow’s Tiarra From Schwestrn, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Merry Go Round, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Lambluv’s Sultry Sensation.

She chose the Kuvasz, Tanner, as her Best In Show and the Bloodhound, Nathan , as her Reserve.  We have not seen Tanner, the winningest Kuvasz, in AKC history with 55 career BIS, since 2013.  Six year old Tanner was shown to the win by breeder/owner Lynn Brady.   Congratulations to Lynn, breeder/owner Constance Townsend, co-breeders Bea & Clay Page, and owners Mercedes Vila & Claudia Muir.

GCH CH Careva's Boodelicious

The Bloodhound, Nathan, the Border Terrier, Cinder, and the OES, Andrew would all return to the final ring at Saturday’s SHKC show.  Joining them were the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Forever’s All Jacked Up CGC, the Standard Schnauzer, GCH CH Katon's Eye Of The Tiger V Morgenwald, the Pug, GCH CH Careva's Boodelicious, and the French Bulldog, GCH CH Qazara Ti Amo.

GCH CH Lambluv’s Sultry Sensation

Judge Tim Catterson’s BIS was the Pug, Buddha, and his RBIS was the OES, Andrew.  It was the first of the year for Buddha in trips to the final ring.  Congratulations to breeder/owner Patt Kolesar-Stoltz, co-breeders Patti Nash & Michelle MacRae, owners Mary Henricks & Rick Stoltz, and handler Erin Henlon-Hall.

GCH CH Derby’s Toast with Gusto

Judge James White would close it on Sunday for the JCKCM.  His seven options were the German Shorthaired Pointer, GCH CH Ehrenvogel Achy Breaky Heart, the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, GCH CH Jus Strike It Rich, the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, GCH CH Derby’s Toast with Gusto, the Border Terrier, Cinder, the Papillon, GCH CH Fenice Le Beaudreaux, the Bulldog, GCH CH Dowat’s the Gladiator, and the OES, Andrew.

GCH CH Meadowlake Pants on Fire 
(photo by Infocusbymiguel)

Best went to the Swiss, Gus, and Reserve to Cinder, the Border Terrier.  Gus is the country’s Number Eight Working Dog with four BIS in 29 final appearances this year.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015


GCH CH Hampton Court Broxden What In Carnation 

In 2010 Amy Rodrigues campaigned the Smooth Fox Terrier, GCH CH J'Cobe Kemosabe Vigilante Justice, the Number One Dog all Breeds that year. At the Crawford County Kennel Club’s two shows in Bucyrus OH on May 2nd and 3rd she showed Dodger’s daughter, GCH CH Hampton Court Broxden What In Carnation, to back2back BIS. 

On Saturday, Debbie, was judge Dr Daniel Cowling’s BIS and the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Torquay Midnight Victory, was his RBIS. Rounding out the final were the Gordon Setter, GCH CH Saranac Toblerone, the Samoyed, GCH CH White Eagle's The Sky's The Limit For Alpineglo, the Yorkshire Terrier, GCH CH Artistry’s Cole Train, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Barberry’s Take A Chance On Me, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Beaguile’s Suit Up. 

GCH CH Torquay Midnight Victory 

Judge Rodney Herner would see it the same way, naming Debbie and Vicki his top two on Sunday, after considering the Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Be-Fit’s Grand Lover Boy, the aforementioned Samoyed, the Maltese, GCH CH Limited Edition Of Snow County Kr, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Enchanted Hart Down N Dirty, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Shadomoon’s The Competitive Edge RN CA. 

Debbie is the nation’s Number One Smooth Fox Terrier, and Number Two Terrier with four BIS and eight Terrier Groups this year.


GCH CH Pequest General Tso 

The Pekingese, GCH CH Pequest General Tso, marched through Georgia earlier this month, picking up back2back BIS at the Oconee River Kennel Club‘s two shows in Watkinsville GA. On May 2nd judge Jacqueline Stacy preferred The General to her RBIS, the Bulldog, GCH CH Imperious Hamitup Southern Bell, who she preferred to the Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Ashdown’s Time to Thrill, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, GCH CH Celtic Lores Moonlight And Magic CGC, the Siberian Husky, GCH CH Paragon's Absolutely Entertaining O'Kristari, the Miniature Schnauzer, GCH CH Crossroads Bad To The Bone, and the Briard, GCH CH Ne Orageux's Flash Point. 

GCH CH Imperious Hamitup Southern Bell 

The following day, judge Luc Boileau would see the same way naming The General and Annabelle, the Bulldog, his top two while the Pointer, GCH CH Solivia’s Champagne Taste, the above named Ridgeback, the Standard Schnauzer, GCH CH Shana’s Blue Bayou, the Scottish Terrier, GCH CH Morningstar Bourban St Chieftain, and the Smooth Collie, GCH CH Ceilidh's Deep River Haute Couture, looked on. The two wins brought the Number Toy Dog’s 2015 resume to ten BIS and 35 Toy Groups this year.