Thursday, March 26, 2015

PEKE BEST IN SYRACUSE

GCH CH Pequest General Tso 
(photo by Rhonda Cassidy) 

The Central New York Kennel Club opened a four day set in Syracuse NY on Thursday, asking judge Pat Mowbray-Morgan to take the day one final. The seven dogs that joined her were the German Shorthaired Pointer, GCH CH Shannon’s Celebration at SpringRun, the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, GCH CH Lacey’s Deck Plate Leader, the Standard Schnauzer, GCH CH Crusade Rocky Crystal, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH Foxhaus Skyfall At Foxhollow, the Pekingese, GCH CH Pequest General Tso, the Coton de Tulear, CH Mi-Toi’s Burberry At Justincredible CM, and the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Classical’s My Turn. 

Her Best was the Peke, General Tso, and her Reserve the GSP, Ceely. The General is this year’s Number Six Toy Dog with five BIS and 20 Toy Groups.

Monday, March 23, 2015

SMOOTH FOX BEST IN WASHINGTON

GCH CH Raybill’s Yesireebob 

Our last weekend report comes in from Bremerton WA and the Peninsula Dog Fanciers Club. Judge Fred Bassett had Sunday’s final and his pick of the German Shorthaired Pointer, GCH CH Kempfer’s Follow Me JH, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, GCH CH Kimani’s Indelible Impression JC, the Alaskan Malamute, GCH CH Peace River's Gathers No Moss At Sunstra, the Smooth Fox Terrier, GCH CH Raybill’s Yesireebob, the Toy Fox Terrier, GCH CH Valcopy Gunslinger, the American Eskimo Dog, GCH CH Emerald City’s Wildcard Winner, and the Smooth Collie, GCH CH Colebrae Belfair Hello, I Love You. 

GCH CH Peace River's Gathers No Moss At Sunstra 

Finishing one/two were the Smooth Fox and the Akita. Congratulations to breeders/owners Shannon Theel & Mrs Ray Robison and owner/handler Baylee Lewis.

BASSET BEST IN FORT WORTH

GCH CH By U Cals Monkey On The Bayou 

Judge Honey Anne Glendinning closed the two day stop in Fort Worth TX, calling the BIS for the hometown kennel club. She chose her top two from the Brittany, GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly handsome, the Basset Hound, GCH CH By U Cals Monkey On The Bayou, the Great Dane, GCH CH Journey's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, the Airedale Terrier, GCH CH Joval Sweet Time, the Papillon, GCH CH InVolo Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Overtop Niort, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Coventry Just a Little Crush. 

GCH CH InVolo Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ 

Her Best was the Basset, Monkey, and her Reserve the Papillon, Guy. It was the first BIS for Monkey. Congratulations to breeders/owners Sharon Calhoun & Steve Calhoun & Bette Williams and handler Nancy Pearson

SAMOYED BACK2BACK BIS

GCH CH Pebbles' Run Play It Again Ham 

We start our Monday Morning Mop Up in Edison NJ where the Samoyed, GCH CH Pebbles' Run Play It Again Ham, posted back2back BIS. Sunday’s win came at the Bronx County kennel Club under judge Dr Francisco Chapa. 

GCH CH Invercrest Gotcha Girl 

Challenging Bogey for the win were the English Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Dawnglow Knight Rider, the Saluki, GCH CH Takara The Time Is Now, the RBIS, the Scottish Terrier, GCH CH Invercrest Gotcha Girl, the Prince Charles English Toy Spaniel, GCH CH Sanchi Pleasant Surprise, the Lowchen, GCH CH Bihar’s Defying Gravity, and the Bouvier des Flandres, GCH CH Stonepillar’s Steel Blu. The win, Bogey’s third in nine final attempts this year, gives us a real race for Number One Working Dog.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

BOSTON TERRIER BACK2BACK BIS

GCH CH Sabe’s Simply Invincible 

This week’s breakout performance goes to the Boston Terrier, GCH CH Sabe’s Simply Invincible, who picked up his second consecutive BIS today at the Oakland Kennel Club show in Vallejo CA. 

GCH CH Hijinx This Is How I Roll 

Judge Don Sutton chose Vinny after considering the Brittany, GCH CH Sanbar’s Ride The Winds, the Longhaired Dachshund, GCH CH Sleepy Hollow Carolina Special, the RBIS, the Boxer, GCH CH Hijinx This Is How I Roll, the Smooth Fox Terrier, CH Absolutely Stand Back Look Out, the Toy Poodle, GCH CH Northwell Vivian Jp Rose Queen, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Wind Spirit Rod’s Amazing Grace. 

The two wins, worth over 3000 points will put Vinny among the top Non-Sporting Dogs this year.

SKYE MAKES IT FOUR IN A ROW

GCH CH Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie 

The Skye Terrier, GCH CH Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie, thoroughly dominated the week, sweeping all four shows in Jackson TN. 

GCH CH Mojo's Continuation Of A Myth 

Today Charlie was judge Pat Trotter’s BIS over the English Setter, GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don't Tell, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Regime’s Thriller Of Elmo, the RBIS, the Akita, GCH CH Mojo's Continuation Of A Myth, the Brussels Griffon, GCH CH Hilltop’s GQ Cover Boy, the Bulldog, GCH CH Wilson's I'm Your Handyman, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Lambluv’s Sultry Sensation. 

Charlie starts the new week as the Number Three Dog All Breeds with 12 BIS, six RBIS, and 26 Terrier Groups.

NEW DOG2WATCH IN RALEIGH NC

GCH CH Militza’s My Cherie Amour 
(photo by Rhonda Cassidy)

Judge Betty-Anne Stenmark closed the five day set in Raleigh NC by naming the Irish Setter, GCH CH Militza’s My Cherie Amour, Best In Show at today’s Fayetteville Kennel Club show. Her RBIS was the Saluki, GCH CH Baghdad Eleganza Extravaganza. 

GCH CH Baghdad Eleganza Extravaganza 

Rounding out her seven finalists were the Boxer, GCH CH Mephisto's Speak Of The Devil, the Russell Terrier, GCH CH Goldsand's Billie Jean, the Smooth Coat Chihuahua, GCH CH Sonnus Filho (Sanchez), the Bulldog, GCH CH Imperious HamItUp Southern Bell, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Lockenhaus' Rumor Has It V Kenlyn. 

It was the Setter Adele’s second BIS of the set and her fourth of the year. All four of the BIS have come in the last two weekends. We think this redhead is a Dog2Watch. Congratulations to breeder/owner/handler Ken Wall, breeders/owners Tracy McNeal & Roger McNeal & Joel Fisher DVM, and breeder Nancy Godbey.

ENGLISH SPRINGER BEST IN FLORIDA

GCH CH Cerise Blindside 

Today’s final at the Suwannee Valley Kennel Club of Florida in Lake City was truly a local affair with six of Floridian judge Karen Ashe’s finalists coming from the Sunshine State. The English Springer Spaniel from Connecticut, GCH CH Cerise Blindside, joined the Irish Wolfhound, GCH CH Carnasserie Dancing Embers Of Greycastle, the Black Russian Terrier, GCH CH Malahovskiy Graf Rossiyskiy, the Welsh Terrier, CGH CH Brynmawr 'N Seaplume's Built Tough, the Chinese Crested, GCH CH Kaylen’s Kahlua, the Miniature Poodle, CH Clarion Karadale Better Together, and the Rough Collie, GCH CH Sylvan Argent Hollywood and Vine, in the final ring. 

GCH CH Kaylen’s Kahlua 

Judge Ashe’s BIS was the Springer from New England, Timmy, and her RBIS was the Crested, Kahlua. It was Timmy's second BIS in seven final appearances this yea.

MINIBULL BIS IN WASHINGTON

GCH CH Imaginabull's First Edition 

We return to the west coast to tell you about the Peninsula Dog Fanciers Club show in Bremerton WA. The seven dogs that judge Raymond Filburn Jr considered for BIS Saturday were the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Rush Hills DramaGeddon JH, the Harrier, GCH CH Pacific Happytails Heartbreaker, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Excelsias This Side Of Paradise, the Miniature Bull Terrier, GCH CH Imaginabull's First Edition, the Havanese, GCH CH Peluito’s Papi Chulo, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Lakeridge Atalanta Summer In Paris, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH McMatt’s Isis Of Graffiti. 

GCH CH McMatt’s Isis Of Graffiti 

His Best was the MiniBull, Saxon, and his Reserve, the Aussie, Icy. It was the first all-breed BIS for Saxon. Congratulations to breeder/owner Teresa Moffit, owner David Moffit, and handler Luke Baggenstos.

AIREDALE BIS IN FORT WORTH

GCH CH Joval Sweet Time 
(photo by gay Glazbrook)

Texan fanciers were in Fort Worth Saturday for the hometown kennel club’s two shows. Judge Linda Scanlon had the day one final and her pick of the Brittany, GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome, the Basset Hound, GCH CH By U Cals Monkey On The Bayou, the Great Dane, GCH CH Journey's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, the Airedale Terrier, GCH CH Joval Sweet Time, the Papillon, GCH CH InVolo Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Overtop Niort, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Coventry Just A Little Crush. 

The Airedale, walked away with the big rosette, while the Bichon took home the reserve ribbon. The Airedale, Splenda, is the nation’s Number Nine Terrier with two BIS and eight Terrier Groups this year.