Tuesday, September 16, 2014

TOP DOGS IN MISSISSIPPI



GCH CH Ashdown Time to Thrill

Down here in the Mid-South we are known for our hospitality and  many of our nation’s top dogs spent four days in  Jackson MS for the Greenville Mississippi Kennel Club’s and the
Mississippi State Kennel Club’s shows this week.

GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire 
(photo by Derek Glas)

Judge Charlotte Patterson had the day one final at Thursday’s GMKC opener and her pick of the Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Ashdown Time to Thrill, the Whippet, GCH CH Karasar’s Masterpiece, the Mastiff, GCH CH Willow Ridge’s Risky Business, the Scottish Terrier, GCH CH Kelwyn's Gm Freestyle Flyer, the Havanese, GCH CH That's Adorabull's Dreaming Of You, the Standard Poodle,  GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire, and the Puli, GCH CH Cordmaker Topsey  Turvey.

The two she chose were the Cocker, Alan, and the Poodle, Flame.  Alan is the nation’s Number One Cocker Spaniel and Number Six Sporting Dog with seven BIS in 2014.

GCH CH Cordmaker Topsey Turvey

At Friday’s MSKC show BIS judge Dr Michael Woods would see the returning Cocker, Whippet, Scottie, Standard Poodle, & Puli, and  the Boxer, GCH CH  Breho Fortuity Shared Treasure, & the Shih Tzu, Dancee I’ve Got A Secret At Purple Jade.  He would name Flame, the Standard Poodle, his Best and the Puli, Charlotte, as his Reserve winner.

GCH CH Kelwyn's Gm Freestyle Flyer
(photo by Rhonda Cassidy)

The Japanese Chin, GCH CH Dojo's Suikoden Tenmei, and the Bouvier des Flandres, GCH CH War Bouviator Ekabu's Deringer @ Dewerker, would join the now familiar, Cocker, Whippet, Mastiff, Scottie, and Standard Poodle in judge Clay Coady’s final at Saturday’s MSKC encore.  Judge Coady is known for his expertise on Terriers and he chose the Scottie as his Best In Show and Flame, the Standard Poodle, as his Reserve Best In Show.  It was the second of the year for the four year old bitch.

Judge Terry Carter would see it the other way round at Sunday’s GMKC closer giving the Poodle the BIS and the Scottie the RBIS.  Rounding out her final were the previously seen  Cocker, Whippet, Mastiff, Shih Tzu, and Bouvier.   Flame, the nation’s Number Three Dog All Breeds, leaves Mississippi with two more BIS brining her year’s take to 38.

THREE RIVERS KC OF MO



GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don'T Tell

Purina Farms outside of St Louis MO was the site of this weekend’s Three Rivers Kennel Club Of Missouri shows.  On Saturday the seven dogs BIS judge Dr Dale Simmons saw were the English Setter, GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don'T Tell, the Wirehaired Dachshund, GCH CH Leoralee's Baywatch Mw, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Highwood's Call Of The Wild, the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Abbeyrose Black Diamond, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Xeralane's Music Lover, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Bodacious Moon Reflection, and the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH Grandgables Jolie Victor Ludorum.

GCH CH Abbeyrose Black Diamond

The two he chose were his BIS, the English Setter, Teller, and the Welsh Terrier, Gigi.  It was the 13th BIS this season for AKC’s Number Six Dog All Breeds.

GCH CH Houla's Potter

Teller, Gigi, & the above named Shih Tzu, would return to the final ring on Sunday to seek the favor of judge Steven Gladstone.  Joining them were the Portuguese Podengo Pequeno, GCH CH Houla's Potter, the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Ramahill Absolutes I Am Legend Of Rw, the Shiba Inu, GCH CH Morningstar's Dances With Wolves, and the Rough Collie, GCH CH Arrowhill Sword's Held High.

Getting his second BIS of the year as the Podengo, Harry, while Teller would add the RBIS to his weekend tally.  Harry is the only Portuguese Podengo Pequeno to win an AKC all breed Best In Show.

Monday, September 15, 2014

GREATER LAFAYETTE KENNEL CLUB



GCH CH Qbin's Strictly Confidential At Enginuity

The Greater Lafayette Kennel Club chose Lebanon IN for their two shows this weekend, ending Saturday with judge Carol Spritzer in the final ring with the Pointer, GCH CH Oncore Mykyna Run To Daylight, the Whippet, CH Copperridge’s I Love Lucy, the Great Dane, GCH CH Kings DSS Ransom Jp McLaren, the Norwich Terrier, GCH CH Camio's Educated Exemplar, the Havanese, GCH CH Qbin's Strictly Confidential At Enginuity, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Litilann's Show Time, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Lambluv's Sultry Sensation.

Going to the head of the line was the Havanese, Darby, followed by the Pointer, Zoom.  It is the second of the year for Darby.

GCH CH Rosendane's So This Is Heaven @ Spot-On

Darby and Zoom returned to the final ring Sunday along with the Norwich and OES.  They were joined in Ralph Lemcke’s ring by the American Foxhound, CH Devlon's American Trilogy, the Great Dane, GCH CH Rosendane's So This Is Heaven @ Spot-On, and the Chinese Shar-Pei, GCH CH Shine’s deck the Halls.

Finishing one/two were the Pointer, Zoom, and the Great Dane, Sofie.  It was the second BIS of the year for Zoom and breeder/owner/handler Patricia Haines DVM.

NEW CARDIGAN RECORD



GCH CH Aubrey's Tails of Mystery

During the six years we have been publishing, we have seen a number of breed and group records fall.  The latest is the most Bests In Show by a Cardigan Welsh Corgi.  GCH CH Aubrey's Tails of Mystery picked up back2back BIS at the Manitowoc County Kennel Club’s two shows in that Wisconsin town this weekend, setting a new record for the breed.

GCH CH Kings Mtn Angelina Ballerina

On Saturday Libby was judge Steve Dainard’s pick over her RBIS, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier, GCH CH Kings Mtn Angelina Ballerina, the Field Spaniel, CH Upland's Made You Look, the  Wirehaired Dachshund, GCH CH Daybreak's Bewitching Blossom, the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Nightline Viking A Tanglewood, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Ista's Southern Gentleman, and the Lhasa Apso, GCH CH Ha-Lee Kiki-Ari Captain Morgan.

GCH CH Anana's Magnificent 1 CGC

Sunday judge Delores Burkholder chose Libby out of a lineup that included the Welsh Springer Spaniel, Clussexx Sticky Wicket, the returning Dachshund, the Boxer, GCH CH Nantess Caleno Numero Uno, the Miniature Schnauzer, GCH CH Rampage's Point Break At Rampetition, the Maltese, GCH CH Divine's Tropical Breeze, and her RBIS, the American Eskimo Dog, GCH CH Anana's Magnificent 1 CGC.

Libby has spent most of 2014 on maternity leave and these were her first BIS of 2014, bringing her career total to 29 BIS.  Our congratulations to breeders/owners  Cynthia & Vincent Savioli and owner/handler Sherri Hurst and our thanks to them for sharing this magnificent example of the breed with all of us over the last three years.

PULI TWOFER IN TENNESSEE



GCH CH Cordmaker Topsey Turvy

The Puli, GCH CH Cordmaker Topsey Turvy, posted back2back BIS this weekend in East Ridge TN at the Chattanooga Kennel Club’s two shows. 

GCH CH Hill Country Tag I’m It 
(photo by Gay Glazbrook)

Saturday Charlotte was judge Elliott Weiss’s BIS and the Pug, GCH CH Hill Country Tag I’m It, was his RBIS.  Also looking for the win were the English setter, GCH CH Merriman & Stardom Fire At Hiddenlane JH, the Saluki, GCH CH Appalachia's Allamyrra Hajji, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Cambria's Vraiment Parfait, the Welsh Terrier, CH Brynnmawr N Seaplumes Built Tough, and the Bulldog, GCH CH Lionheart's Fortune Five Hundred.

GCH CH Appalachia's Allamyrra Hajji

On Sunday judge Dr Eric Liebes would prefer Charlotte to the aforementioned Saluki, Hajji, whom he preferred to the Irish Setter, GCH CH Windrose Dressed To Kill, the above named Doberman, the Cairn Terrier, GCH CH Connacht A Ha Penny Will Do, the Pug, GCH CH Warpug Black And Blue Reme, and the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Luminary Black Velvet Bejeweled With Pearls.

Charlotte is the country’s Number One Puli and Number Herding Dog with ten BIS this season.