Sunday, November 23, 2014

DAY ONE IN MINNESOTA

GCH CH Margaux’s Va Voom 

Fanciers in Shakopee MN enjoyed unseasonably warm temperatures to attend Saturday’s Minneapolis Kennel Club show. The seven dogs that stayed all day to see judge Dr Robert Indeglia were the Pointer, GCH CH Chesterhope Never Ask Why For Daykeyne, the English Foxhound, Taillis Au Birchwood Tamsall, the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Nightline Viking A Tanglewood, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier, GCH CH King’s Mtn Angelina Ballerina, the Pomeranian, GCH CH Char's Seattle Slew For Triple Crown, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Cher Amis Toast With Remy Martin, and the Bouvier des Flandres, GCH CH Margaux’s Va Voom. 

GCH CH Char's Seattle Slew For Triple Crown 

Taking home the BIS was the Bouvier, Harley. Picking up the RBIS was the Pom, Huey. It was the first BIS in 23 final appearances this year for Harley. Congratulations to breeder/owner Sandi Lyon and handler Doug Carlson.

SATURDAY IN COUNCIL BLUFFS IA

GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome 

Fanciers in the Heartland are in Council Bluffs IA for the Council Bluffs Kennel Club’s two shows this weekend. Saturday ended with judge Anne Savory Bolus in the final ring with the Britanny, GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Tells Matrix Reloaded, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Nighthawk's Limited Edition CD RE THD, the parson Russell Terrier, GCH CH Posey Canyon Classic Stun Gun, the Brussels Griffon, Fist Face A Penny For Your Thought, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Unique Da Maya Dancing Queen, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Tang Dynasty Rocky. 

GCH CH Tells Matrix Reloaded 

Her top two were the Britanny, Beckett, and the Afghan, Matrix. Beckett is the nation’s Number One Sporting Dog and Number Four Dog all Breeds with 23 BIS and 85 Sporting groups this year.

DAY TWO IN MONTGOMERY AL

GCH CH Shaireab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor 
 (photo by Jeffrey Hanlin) 

The hometown Montgomery (AL) Kennel Club held their second show of the weekend on Saturday and asked judge Toddie Clark to name a Best In Show and Reserve Best In Show. Her seven options were the Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Ashdown’s Time to Thrill, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Flessner’s International S’Cess, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Dezperado's Hallelujah, the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Shaireab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor, the Smooth Coat Chihuahua, GCH CH Sonnus Filho (Sanchez), the French Bulldog, GCH CH Escada Del Veintisiete At Qazara, and the Puli, GCH CH Cordmaker Topsy Turvey. 

GCH CH Cordmaker Topsy Turvey 
(photo by Jeffrey Hanlin) 

Finishing one/two were the Welsh Terrier, Jennie, and the Puli, Charlotte. Jennie is the Number Two Terrier and the Number Seven Dog All Breeds with 21 BIS and 87 Terrier Groups in 2014.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

DAY TWO IN TURLOCK CA


GCH CH Hitimes What the Inferno 

When we last visited Turlock CA we told you that the Basset Hound, GCH CH Topsfield-Sanchu Eenie Meenie Miney Moe, was judge Cindy Vogel’s BIS and the Pomeranian, GCH CH Hitimes What the Inferno, was her RBIS at Friday's Golden Valley Kennel Club. Today judge June Penta would see it the other way round naming the Pom, Danny, her Best and the Basset, Tiger, her Reserve winner at the GVKC encore. 

GCH CH Topsfield-Sanchu Eenie Meenie Miney Moe 

Rounding out her seven were the Irish Setter, GCH CH Jadestar Ride 'Em Cowboy, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Chancellor Flirt's Hi Flyin' Gladiator, the Smooth Fox Terrier, GCH CH Absolutely Talk Of The Town, the Bulldog, Wilson’s I’m Your Handyman, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Copper Hills No Reservations. Danny is AKC’s Number One Toy Dog and Number Six Dog All Breeds with 25 BIS and 72 Toy Groups this year.

DAY ONE IN TALLMADGE OH

GCH CH Telltale American Ride 
(photo by Michael McGuire) 

The Agathon Kennel Club is hosting two shows in Tallmadge OH this weekend. Today’s show ended with judge Jon Cole in the final ring with the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Telltale American Ride, the Otterhound, GCH CH Aberdeen’s Under The Influence, the Newfoundland, GCH CH Pouch Cove's Seabrook Enough Said, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH Garcini & Rangel's Rock N Rolla, the Havanese, GCH CH Qbin’s Strictly Confidential At Enginuity, the Chinese Shar-Pei, GCH CH Shine’s Deck the Halls, and the Briard, GCH CH Deja Vu Mia Cool As A Cucumber.

GCH CH Shine’s Deck the Halls 

Going to the head of the line was the Springer, Randy, followed by the Shar-Pei, Tinsel. Randy is the nation’s Number One English Springer Spaniel and Number Four Sporting Dog with 13 BIS and 86 Sporting Groups this season.

DAY TWO IN W FRIENDSHIP MD

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

It was déjà vu all over again in West Friendship MD as the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse, added another BIS to his historic tally. 

GCH CH Yarrow's Hi-Tech Ben There Done 

That The other six finalists at today’s Rock Creek Kennel Club show were the Irish Setter, GCH CH Militza's My Cherie Amour, the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, GCH CH Icecream V Tum-Tums Vriendjes, the Smooth Fox Terrier, GCH CH J'Cobe Broxden Shark Dressed Man, judge James Fredricksen’s RBIS, the Affenpinscher, GCH CH Yarrow's Hi-Tech Ben There Done That, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Spotted Bliss Oreo Delight, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Tk Rocks Runnig Like The Wind. 

Matisse’s record of 223 career BIS in the second highest in AKC history, eclipsed by only the German Shepherd Dog, CH Altana’s Mystique, who had 275. Matisse is this year’s Number One Dog All Breeds with 128 BIS and 166 Working Groups.

DAY THREE IN W SPRINGFIELD MA



GCH CH Tashtin’s Lookin for Trouble
(photo by Kayla Bertagnolli)

West Springfield MA was surprisingly above freezing today and the competition at today’s South Windsor Kennel Club show was downright sizzling.  Judge Bonnie Linnell Clarke seven finalists were the English Setter, GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don’t Tell, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Tashtin’s Lookin for Trouble, the Boxer, GCH CH Brisbane “N” Blue Mondays Diamonds Are Decadent, the Airedale Terrier, GCH CH Joval’s Sweet Time, the Brussels Griffon, GCH CH Seagryph’s Sleeping With The Anemone, the Miniature Poodle, GCH CH Surrey Cherry Garcia, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Lockenhaus Rumor Has It V Kenlyn.

GCH CH Brisbane “N” Blue Mondays Diamonds Are Decadent

Taking home the BIS was the Beagle, Miss P, and collecting the RBIS, was the Boxer, Suri.  Miss P is the nation’s Number Hound with BIS and Hound Groups in 2014.

DAY ONE IN MONTGOMERY AL

GCH CH Flessner’s International S’Cess 

The country’s Number One Hound, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Flessner’s International S’Cess, started his weekend Friday with a BIS at the Montgomery Kennel Club show in the Alabama city. 

GCH CH Escada Del Veintisiete At Qazara 

Judge Beverly Capstick also considered the Brittany, GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Phillmar Superman, the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Shaireab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Rocket Man, her RBIS, the French Bulldog, GCH CH Escada Del Veintisiete At Qazara, and the Smooth Collie, GCH CH Calibre’s Gold Digger. Nathan is also the Number Ten Dog All Breeds with 23 BIS and 79 Hound Groups this year.

Friday, November 21, 2014

GOLDEN VALLEY KENNEL CLUB 1

GCH CH Topsfield-Sanchu Eenie Meenie Miney Moe 

The Golden Valley Kennel Club opened a four day set in California’s Sacramento Valley. The GVKC will do the first two days in Turlock CA and then the San Joaquin Kennel Club show will pick up the last two days in Stockton CA. 

GCH CH Hitimes What The Inferno 
 (photo by Karen Evasuik) 

Judge Cindy Vogels had today’s final and her pick of the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Foxboro N Shardust Authentic, the Basset Hound, GCH CH Topsfield-Sanchu Eenie Meenie Miney Moe, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Chancellor Flirts Hi Flyin Gladiator, the Miniature Schnauzer, GCH CH Allaruth Carmel Still Kidding V Sole Baye, the Pomeranian, GCH CH Hitimes What The Inferno, the Finnish Spitz, GCH CH Mickywins Mainio Skandia CGC, and the Australian Cattle Dog, GCH CH Kokopelli’s Sobe It. 

The two she liked were the Basset, Tiger, and the Pom, Danny. Tiger is the nation’s Number One Basset Hound and Number Seven Hound with three BIS and 21 Hound groups this season.

WINDHAM COUNTY KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire 

With just seven venues offering all breed shows this week, spectators have a good chance of seeing some of the Top Twenty Dogs All Breeds at their local shows. The Country’s Number Three Dog, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire, operates out of Old Monroe MO, but was in West Springfield MA to take today’s Windham County Kennel Club’s BIS. 

GCH CH Tashtin’s Lookin for Trouble 

Flame was challenged for the win by the English Setter, GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don't Tell, judge Clay Coady’s RBIS, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Tashtin’s Lookin for Trouble, the Newfoundland, GCH CH Cypress Bay's Big Sur, the American Staffordshire Terrier, GCH CH Angarda Deja Vu Looking At You, the Prince Charles English Toy Spaniel, GCH CH Loujon Thornwood Little Jacob, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Bagatelle Rolling Moon Stone. Flame is AKC’s Number One Non-Sporting Dog with 45 BIS and 116 Group Firsts this year.