Saturday, September 17, 2011

MANITOWOC COUNTY KC DAY ONE

GCH CH Knolland Amber Moon
(Photo by Booth Photography)

Thanks to a generous reader we have results from Saturday’s Manitowoc County Kennel Club show in Manitowoc WI.  

Sally Rae Baugniet made the Brussels Griffon, GCH CH Knolland Amber Moon, her Best In Show on day one of the two day set.  She chose the Griff, Lainey over the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Trekker Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, the Basenji, GCH CH Signet Meisterhaus Gossip Girl, the Akita, GCH CH Buckridge's You Only Wish, the Bedlington Terrier, GCH CH First Class Syrah D'Hermitage, the Schipperke, GCH CH Dante Fire When Ready HOF, and the Bearded Collie, Spiritwood's Just One Look.

That’s number five for Lainey and handler Suzy Kipp this year.  Looks like Lainey is following in the footsteps of her sire, CH Cilleine Masquerade, the winningest Brussels Griffon in AKC history.

SIR FRANCIS DRAKE KC DAY ONE

GCH CH Casablanca‘s Thrilling Seduction
(Photo by Jeffrey Hanlin)

The Sir Francis Drake Kennel Club is set up in Vallejo CA for two days of spirited competition.  The seven hard chargers who made it to William Russell’s final were the Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Casablanca‘s Thrilling Seduction, the Borzoi, GCH CH Aashtoria Wildhunt Hidden Agenda, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Catawba Take no Prisoner CD, the Kerry Blue Terrier, GCH CH Perrisblu Kennislain’s Chelsey, the Pomeranian, GCH CH CR’s Simply Irresistible, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Victoire Gerie No Lemon Gemstone, and the Australian Shepherd, CH Woodstock’s Belle Starr.

It was the Black Cocker, Beckham, AKC’s Number One Dog All Breeds, making a West Coast appearance and picking up his 43rd BIS of the year.

THREE RIVERS KC OF MO DAY ONE

CH Sora's Pride of the Desert CD RAE

Paul Thomann had the first final of the weekend at the Purina Farms complex in Gray Summit MO.  The Three Rivers Kennel Club of Missouri’s day one final included the English Cocker Spaniel, CH Sion Dazzled 'Em at Rosemor, the Whippet, GCH CH Starline’s Chanel, the Black Russian Terrier, CH Sora's Pride of the Desert-Czar CD RAE, the Border Terrier, GCH CH Meadowlake Simply Sinful, the Italian Greyhound, GCH CH Cantex Gris Gris Sonofa Doc, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Dacun Kaylen's He's A Heartbreaker, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, CH Sundance Dirty Diana.

The Black Russian Terrier, Czar, made the most of his first final, grabbing his first BIS.   Congratulations to breeder Antoinetta Paonessa, owners Anita Marlowe & Maria Mastroianni, and handler Tara Schultz.

MOORE COUNTY KC OF NC DAY ONE

GCH CH GrandCru Clos Erasmus

Mid Atlantic exhibitors got their dog show on today in Pinehurst NC with the day one show of the Moore County Kennel Club Of North Carolina.  James Reynolds had the judge’s book and his pick of a Labrador Retriever from the Open Dog class, Fortune’s Feet Don’t Fail Me Now, the Greyhound, GCH CH GrandCru Clos Erasmus, the Great Dane, GCH CH Longo Miller N Lore Diamond Lil, the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Bayleigh Shaireab’s Pinball Wizard, the Italian Greyhound, GCH CH Bo-Bett’s Open Button, the Shiba Inu, CH Tanasea’s Tai-Grr Lil-Eee, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Brookridge Pop Secret.

Best went to the Greyhound, Era.  Era and breeder/owner/handler Rindi Gaudet have been impressing spectators & judges alike this year to the tune of five BIS and 27 Hound Groups.

FALMOUTH MA DAY THREE

GCH CH Castle Rock's Sbigstaff Mad About You

They have been at in for three days in Falmouth MA. Today’s iteration was the day one show of the South Shore Kennel Club.  Dr Alvin Krause gathered together the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Wynmoor Champagne Super Nova, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Langrigg Star of the Stage, the Rottweiler, GCH CH D'Oro Solidos Feliciano Uno, the American Staffordshire Terrier, GCH CH Castle Rock's Sbigstaff Mad About You, the Pekingese, GCH CH PalaceGarden Malachy, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Spotlight’s Ruffian, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Twinroc Santa Paws.

Taking home today’s big rosette was the AmStaff, Maddy.  Maddy is the Number Two Terrier in all breed points with 12 BIS and 45 Terrier Groups.

ST CLAIR KENNEL CLUB DAY ONE

The St Clair Kennel Club opened its two show set today in Gooddells MI.  the seven who made it to Howard Falberg's final were the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Summits Emery it’s in the Bag, the Greyhound, GCH CH Gaia Elfin Dance, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Loral's Number One Caesar, the Norwich Terrier, GCH CH Janora’s Red Skye Delight, the Pug, GCH CH Riversong’s Doc Holiday, the Chinese Shar-Pei, GCH CH Chaoyang Take It To The Limit, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Masquerade Mint Julep.

Best In Show was the two year old Norwich.  We’re pretty sure this is her first all breed BIS.  Congratulations to breeder/owner Norma Braun and co-breeders Michelle Sanborn & Morgan Sanborn.

LICKING RIVER KC DAY ONE

GCH CH Kenro’s Fleeting Moment

The Licking River Kennel Club finished up early today in Lancaster Ohio.  Shelley Hennessy’s final included the German Wirehaired Pointer, GCH CH Mt View’s Ripsnorter Silver Charm, the Pharaoh Hound, GCH CH Tiara Ne-Kabu Simbel Ankh, the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Kenro’s Fleeting Moment, the Irish Terrier, GCH CH Sugarbush American Girl, the Maltese, CH Bevway Quite A Dish, the Tibetan Spaniel, GCH CH Shenanwood Simply Imagine This, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Lambluv Gambolon Blue Thunder.

It was the Giant, Enya, picking up the day one BIS.   It’s the first for Enya and handler Amy Booth standing in for husband Phil.  Our Congratulations to Amy & Phil, breeders Robin & Kenneth Greenslade & Karen & James Mancini, and owners Robin & Dwain Henderson.

Friday, September 16, 2011

POCONO MOUNTAIN KC DAY TWO

GCH CH Tolkien Raintree Mister Baggins
(Photo by Angela Stein)

Lisa Warren closed the Pocono Mountain Kennel club’s two day stay in Gilbert PA today.  Her final consisted of the German Wirehaired Pointer, CH Drakkar'N Rib's Eyefull, the Whippet, GCH CH Starline’s Chanel, the Great Dane, GCH CH Lobato's JitterBug Man, the Norfolk Terrier, GCH CH Cracknor’s Cross the Ts, the Pekingese, GCH CH PalaceGarden Malachy, the Keeshond, Ruttkay Chance, and the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Tolkien Raintree Mister Baggins.

Her BIS was the top winning Bearded Collie in AKC history, Roy.  Today was his 65th career Best and his 17th of the year.

FALMOUTH MA DAY TWO

GCH CH Cerise Tender Is The Night

Col Joe Purkhiser had day two duty at the Cape Cod Kennel Club’s show in Falmouth MA today.   His seven survivors were the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Cerise Tender Is The Night, the Pharaoh Hound, DC Hallam’s Ethan Ramel MC, the Leonberger, GCH CH A Feiner Eros, the American Staffordshire Terrier, GCH CH Castle Rock's SBigStaff Mad About You, the Miniature Pinscher, GCH CH Kimro’s Dora The Explorer, the Keeshond, GCH CH Woodhill’s Stealing The Trust, and the Beauceron, CH Beowolf Rimes Des Du Lac.

His Best was the Springer, Zelda.  Zelda now has nine all breed BIS & 48 Sporting Group firsts.  Today’s makes the race for Best English Springer Spaniel one of the closet of any breed.

LAST WEEKEND IN WISCONSIN

GCH CH Casablanca’s Thrilling Seduction
(Photo by Jeffrey Hanlin)

Although we have already started this week’s show reports, we have one belated set of results to bring you.  Last weekend, the country’s Number One Dog All Breeds avoided the flood ravaged East and headed for the Kenosha Kennel Club’s two shows in Wilmot WI.  It turned out to be a fortunate choice as the Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Casablanca’s Thrilling Seduction, took home a matching set of big rosettes.

On Saturday Beckham was judge Karen Wilson’s choice out of a final that included the Borzoi, GCH CH Dana Dan Silversmoke, the Samoyed, GCH CH Sammantic Now Or Never, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, CH Homebrewed Page Three Girl, the Pug, CH Patriot's Running Bull, the Standard Poodle, CH Dawin Hot N Spicy, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Bon-Clyde's Pistol Pete Of Nahrof.

Sunday, Beckham was accompanied in Dorothy Macdonald’s final by the Saluki, CH Bay Watch Babe Von Agrani, the Great Dane, GCH CH Diola's Start Your Engines, and the above named StaffyBull, Pug, Standard Poodle, & Border Collie.

Beckham leads the field by a little less than 6,000 points with 42 BIS & 110 Sporting Group top prizes.  We look for another barn burning end of year race.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

POCONO MOUNTAIN KC DAY ONE

GCH CH Banana Joe V Tani Kazari
(Photo by Jeffrey Hanlin)

There was a second opener in the Northeast today, the Pocono Mountain Kennel Club day one show.

Richard William Powell had the seven of the Irish Setter, GCH CH Windtide Mr. Sandman, the Whippet, GCH CH Starline’s Chanel, the Saint Bernard, GCH CH Jamelle's Aristocrat V Elba, the Bedlington Terrier, CH Peremi Roll The Dyce, the Affenpinscher, GCH CH Banana Joe V Tani Kazari, the Xoloitzcuintli, Serranisimo Caliente, and the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Tolkien Raintree Mister Baggins.

Best went to AKC’s Number Five Dog all Breeds, the Affenpinscher, Joey.   We have Joey’s 2011 record as 23 BIS & 81 Toy Groups.

FALMOUTH MA DAY ONE

GCH CH Spotlight’s Ruffian

Our first report of the week is from Falmouth MA where the beautiful weather has returned for the Cape Cod Kennel Club’s opener.

The seven who stayed around for Debbie Campbell’s final were the Weimaraner, GCH CH Northwoods Send Money Honey, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Langrigg Star of the Stage, the Leonberger, GCH CH Valioso von Alpensee, the American Staffordshire Terrier, GCH CH Castle Rock's Sbigstaff Mad About You, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, GCH CH Sheeba Mark Twain, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Spotlight’s Ruffian, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Aubrey's Tails Of Mystery.

Taking the day one big rosette back to the motor home was the Dalmatian, Ian.  Ian and handler Michael Scott have now collected three all breed Bests and 21 Non-Sporting Groups this year.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

YOUR DOG SHOW OPTIONS

Old Silver Beach Sunset
Falmouth, Massachusetts

After a week of show cancellations that left exhibitors with few choices, we have a full array of options this week, with 40 all breed shows in 17 locations.

New Englanders will be in Falmouth MA starting tomorrow for the Cape Cod Kennel Club’s & South Shore Kennel Club’s four shows.  In Upstate New York, the Kennel Club of Niagara Falls will host a Saturday/Sunday twofer.   However, we expect to see lot’s of  the Metro New York crowd at the Pocono Mountain Kennel Club‘s Thriusday & Friday shows in Gilbert PA and the Lehigh Valley Kennel Club & Berks County Kennel Club shows in Macungie PA on Saturday & Sunday.

Fanciers in the great Lakes States will not have to drive far for a show this week with  Saturday/Sunday shows in Lancaster OH with the Licking River Kennel Club, in Goodells MI with the St Clair Kennel Club (Toy enthusiasts should show up on Friday for the Great Lakes Toy Club’s limited breed show), in Manitowoc WI with the Manitowoc County Kennel Club, & In Rochester MN with the Rochester Minnesota Kennel Club.

Our Southern fare consists of  a limited breed show & two all breed shows in Pinehurst NC courtesy of the Carolina Terrier Association  & the Moore County Kennel Club of North Carolina, a traditional two show weekend hosted by the Chattanooga Kennel Club in East Ridge TN, and a stop in Verona MS for the Tupelo Kennel Club’s two shows.

In the Heartland you can visit the Greater Lafayette Kennel Club in Lebanon IN or the Three Rivers Kennel Club Of Missouri at the Purina Farms complex in Gray Summit MO.  In the Southwest your choices are four shows starting Thursday in Amarillo TX with the ambitious Panhandle Kennel Club of Texas or two shows with the Prescott Arizona Kennel Club in Chino Valley AZ.

There will be lot’s of limited breed and all breed action in Farmington UT where the Intermountain West Working Group Club, the Group IV Terrier Club Of Salt Lake, & the Beehive Toy Group Of Utah will all do two limited breed shows on Thursday and Friday, followed by Saturday/Sunday all breed shows hosted by the Bonneville Basin Kennel Association.

Out on the West Coast it is either the Sir Francis Drake Kennel Club’s two shows on San Francisco Bay in Vallejo CA or the Wenatchee Kennel Club’s Weekend in the central Washington town of  Cashmere.

Grab the digital camera, pack up the family SUV, and head for your nearest AKC show.  Come on, you know you need a break from reality TV & the 24/7 news cycle and there’s nothing to take your mind off of it like man’s best friend.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

AFFENPINSCHER NATIONAL SPECIALTY

GCH CH Tamarin’s Top Banana

This past weekend in Greeley CO drew dogs from all over the country.  In addition to the Evergreen Colorado Kennel Club’s two big all breed shows,  and the Rocky Mountain All Terrier  Club’s & Metro Mile Hi Kennel Club’s limited breed shows, the Affenpinscher Club of America took advantage of the weekend to hold their 2011 National Specialty Weekend.  Making the most of the weekend were the nation’s Numbers One & Two Affenpinschers.

As reported here GCH CH Banana Joe V Tani Kazari was Sunday’s BIS winner at the ECKC day two show.  Joey also was winner of Friday’s MMHKC all Toy Dog show.

The National was held in Conjunction with Saturday’s ECKC day one show.  Robert Stein’s BISS was GCH CH Tamarin’s Top Banana.  Additional awards went to CH Coachlight Aff-Ter a Bad Hair Day (best of Opposite Sex), Ceterra’s Good Thing I’m Cute (Winners Dog), & Xela’s Party Hat (Winners Bitch & Best of Winners).  As we reported here Topper went on to take the Toy Group as well.

Topper is the Number Four Toy Dog and the Number 18 Dog All Breeds with seven all breed Bests and 38 Toy Group Firsts.  Congratulations to breeders Tamarin Kennel, Tracy Kahlo, & Susy Stremel, owner Myrna Kahlo, and handler Jorge Olivera.

Monday, September 12, 2011

DES MOINES KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH Loujon Backroads To Paris

Next we head to the Heartland, Des Moines IA, where the hometown Des Moines Kennel Club held sway for two days.

Dr Scott Kellogg’s final on Saturday consisted of the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Wynmoor Champagne Supernova, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Thaon's Wallstreet, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Protocol's Veni Vidi Vici, the Border Terrier, GCH CH Meadowlake Simply Sinful, the Blenheim & Prince Charles English Toy Spaniel, GCH CH Loujon Backroads To Paris, the French Bulldog, GCH CH Evergreen's Honey-Glazed Hamlet, and the Australian Shepherd, CH Aussbern's Golden Ticket.

His Best was the Toy Spaniel, Pari.  It’s the first this year for Pari, who has been winning BISS & BIS for the pest few years.  Congratulations to breeder/owner/handler Karen Miller, co-breeder Susan Plance, and owners Cindy Williams & Jamie Ward.

GCH CH Saddle Ridge Power Of Won
(Photo by Patricia.Harbison) 

Carl Gene Liepman had the final final on Sunday, selecting his Best of Saturday finalists the Springer, Border, & Toy Spaniel, the Longhaired Dachshund, GCH CH Sunteckel's Samuel II, the Great Pyrenees, GCH CH Saddle Ridge Power Of Won, the Keeshond, CH Markwright's Harbor Wave, and the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH Leeason Rock My Soul.

He chose the imposing Great Pyrenees, Turbo.  It's the second BIS this year for Turbo.  Our thanks to Patricia Harbison for sharing the photo of Turbo.

MOBILE KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH PalaceGarden Malachy
(Photo by Jeffrey Hanlin)

Growing up in the Mid South, a week at the beach meant heading to Biloxi MS.  The Gulf Coast spot has grown from a sleepy little beach town with great seafood into a sleepy little beach town with great seafood & casinos.  It’s one of our favorite spots and this week it had the added allure of four dog all breed dog shows.  One dog that made the most of the week was the Pekingese, GCH CH PalaceGarden Malachy. who took home three of the four BIS.  You can read about days one & two here.

GCH CH Babheim’s Captain Crunch
(Photo by Patt Kolesar)

On Saturday, the Mobile Kennel Club opened their two day party, asking Jan Paulk to choose her Best In Show.  She would have a seven that included the German Wirehaired Pointer, GCH CH Reece Afterhours The Buck Stops Here JH, the Whippet, GCH CH Bo-Bett‘s Speed Demon, the Boxer, GCH CH Carillons MVP, the Skye Terrier, GCH CH Cragsmoor Buddy Goodman, the Japanese Chin, GCH CH Kelaury Good Luck From We-Syng, the French Bulldog, GCH CH Bandog Bayou's The Warrior, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Babheim’s Captain Crunch.

Saturday would belong to the Shepherd, Capi.  Another dog that has momentum going for him, Capi and handler Jimmy Moses have been winning BIS just about everywhere east of the Mississippi.  This was their 19th of the year.

Malachy and owner/handler David Fitzpatrick would cap the weekend with another big rosette, this one coming at the MKC’s day two show.  Paula Hartinger might have chosen the English Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Edgewood Casino Celebrity, the aforementioned Whippet, the Giant Schnauzer, CH Ingebars Siasconset Roswe, the above named Skye, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Saks Hamelot Little Drummer Boy, or the GSD, Capi, but she didn’t.

Malachy has more BIS, 41, this year than any other dog.  The three shows will tighten things up a bit as the race to be Number One heads down the stretch.

WEST CENTRAL OK KC DAYS 3 & 4

GCH CH Steel Your Heart
(Photo by Infocusbymiguel)

Elk City OK is on Interstate 40, one of the main freeways that runs from the West Cost to the East.  Making a stop in the tiny town this week for the West Central Oklahoma Kennel Club four all breed shows was the California based Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH Steel Your Heart.  Eira and handler Gabriel Rangel picked up three of the four big rosettes on their way east to Pennsylvania and October’s Terrier Super Bowl, the Montgomery County Kennel Club show.   Check out the results of Thursday’s and Friday’s shows here & here.

On Saturday, Eira and Gabriel were challenged in Peggy Haas’ final ring by the Irish Setter, GCH CH Herihunda's Table For One, the Pharaoh Hound, GCH CH Northgate's As You Like It, the Boxer, GCH CH Winfall I Dream of Style, the Papillon, GCH CH Copella's Rising Attraction, the Chinese Shar-Pei, GCH CH Chaoyang Chick Magnet At Asia, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Milkyway’s How Do You Like Me Now.

Sunday Lowell Davis chose Eira over the Pointer, GCH CH Chesterhope Sharp As, the Siberian Husky, GCH CH Nordpol's Saturday Night Fever, the Chinese Crested, GCH CH Escada's Fiery One RN, the Finnish Spitz, CH Finkkila's Nalle Poike, and the Australian Shepherd, CH Briarbrooks Copyright ROM3.

With eight of their ten BIS coming within the last few months, Eira & Gabriel have the momentum going into next month's Terrier focused shows.

RIO PECOS KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH Hightide Eclipse

In Roswell NM the emphasis was not on extraterrestrials, but extra special canines, as the Rio Pecos Kennel Club gave us a two show weekend.  David Kirkland’s lineup on Saturday included the Golden Retriever, CH Gemini’s High Flyer CD JH NA NAJ, the Whippet, CH Oxford Sunbeam It Happened One Night, the Mastiff, CH Oasis Like Sand Through the Hour Glass, the Wire Fox Terrier, CH Dalriada Mgk High Voltage, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, GCH CH Bekenhall Jailhouse Rock, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Hightide Eclipse, the Bearded Collie, CH Britannia Spotacular in Blu.

Best on day one was the two year old Poodle.  With so many great Standard Poodles out every year, it’s easy to miss a good one.  We are delighted to see this Florida based girl out and about more as she and handler Christian Manelopoulos pick up their second big rosette of the year.

The sun set on day two after Beverly Capstick’s final with the German Shorthaired Pointer, CH VJK-Myst Marvel’s Adam X-Treme, the Basenji, Ahmahr Nahr’s Lost Angel Gabriel, the Rottweiler, CH Loma’s Anakin Vader RN, the Bedlington Terrier, CH Elante Evening in Paris, the Toy Poodle, CH Smash Jp Winning Ribbon, and the above named Standard Poodle & Beardie.

It was the three year old Beardie taking home her first AKC BIS. Congratulations to breeders/owners Kelly Canham & Michelle Ritter and owners Ruth Jeram & Kim Raleigh.  If you know where we can get a photo of this girl, let us know.

EVERGREEN CO KC DAY TWO

GCH CH Banana Joe V Tani Kazari

Out in Greeley CO Doris Cozart had the day two final for the Evergreen Colorado Kennel Club and her pick of the English Setter, GCH CH Oakley’s B’Dazzlerd, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Quiet Creek’s Kiss and Tell, the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Spyglass's Legend Of Bahia, the Australian Terrier, CH Ryba's Nothing But Blue Skies, the Affenpinscher, GCH CH Banana Joe V Tani Kazari, the Chow Chow, Fortune's All Eyez On Me, and the Bouvier des Flandres, GCH CH Rocheuses Me And My Shadow Of Cornus.

She went with the country’s Number Five Dog All Breeds, the Affenpinscher, Joey.  Joey and handler Ernesto Lara, having been collecting big wins all season.  This is their 22nd of the season.

REDWOOD EMPIRE KC DAY TWO

GCH CH Starline‘s Chanel
(Photo by Carol Beuchat)

Down in Petaluma CA, the Redwood Empire Kennel Club was packing up after Wendy Willhauck’s final with the German Short Haired Pointer, GCH CH Robin Crest Great Expectations, the Whippet, GCH CH Starline‘s Chanel, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Catawba's Take No Prisoners, the Airedale Terrier, GCH CH Brisline's Goforit Energizer Bunny, the Silky Terrier, GCH CH Musicale’s Dancing Henry, the French Bulldog, GCH CH Lebull’s New Hope Wooly Bully, and the Bouvier des Flandres, CH Hatch Tillie de la Salsa.

She chose the winningest Whippet in US AKC history, Chanel, as her Best In Show.  That brings Cha Cha’s remarkable record to 27 BIS this season and a career total of 60.

EUGENE KENNEL CLUB DAY TWO

GCH CH Full Of Malarkey Miles Of Aisles

We are going to start our Monday morning Mop Up out on the West Coast and work our way back this direction.

The Eugene Kennel Club finished up their weekend in Brownsville OR with Toddie Clark calling the BIS.  Her seven were the Brittany, GCH CH Mich's Mt Ready Aim Fire, the Greyhound, GCH CH Helios Foxglove AtHeart, the Standard Schnauzer, CH Charisma Maxim Von Diable, the Miniature Bull Terrier, GCH CH Temris Bully for Me, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, GCH CH Full Of Malarkey Miles Of Aisles, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Brighton Lakeridge Encore, and the Belgian Tervuren, GCH CH Sky Acres Flying Solo.

Her Best was the charming Cavalier, Miles.   That’s number three this year for Miles and breeder/owner/handler Patrick Kelly.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

CLERMONT COUNTY KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH Xenos Jimlet

Because of the pervasive flooding in the Northeast, the Clermont County Kennel Club’s two shows in Owensville OH became the  eastern most shows in the US this weekend.

On Saturday Victoria Jordan perused a Curly Coat Retriever to be named later, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Xenos Jimlet, the Doberman Pinscher, CH Hollywood's Catwoman, the Smooth Fox Terrier, GCH CH Waybroke Broxden Turning Tanner, the Havanese, CH Wyhavens How D'Ya Like Me Now, the Bichon Frise, CH Glenleigh Gangs N Roses, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Kaleef Katerina V Kenlyn.

She chose the Afghan, Jimi.   It was Jimi’s eighth visit to the BIS ring this year and her first win.  Congratulations to breeder Roberto Bongiovanni. Owner, Wendy Slowe, and handler Norm Fargo.

CH Hollywood's Catwoman

Sunday Marjorie Underwood had the close out duties and her choice of the Afghan. Jim, the above named Doberman, Havanese, Bichon, & GSD, the Clumber Spaniel, CH Nexus Dark Horse, and the Norwich Terrier, CH Fishback Hard Top.

Best went to the Doberman ingĂ©nue, Cat.  It’s the third weekend out as a special for the barely two year old Cat and she has already logged four Working Groups and her first BIS/  Congratulations to breeders Dinane McGarvey and Michael Thomas, owners Tom and Lee Kronovich, and handler Vicki Seiler.

PONTIAC KENNEL CLUB DAY TWO

In this weather abbreviated weekend, our first report today comes in from Davisburg MI and the Pontiac Kennel Club.   Sonny Ambrosio had the last call on day two and the company of the Gordon Setter, GCH CH Sastya’s Eleven Eleven, the Longhair Dachshund, GCH CH Gemdach‘s Red Rocker, the Siberian Husky, GCH CH Highlander‘s Diamonds R‘Furever, the Irish Terrier, GCH CH Sugarbush’s American Girl, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Austin Powers, the Bichon Frise, CH Belle Creek’s Razzle Dazzle, and the Puli, GCH CH Moonshadow Rongyos Kis Medve.

His Best In Show was the Dachshund, Monty.  Monty has been winning specialties and gathering Group Placements all year, but just started showing up in the BIS ring in July.  Today’s win was his third trip to the final ring this season, resulting in his first BIS of the season.  Congratulations to breeders Keith & Meg Williamson & Renee Swab and owners Nancy & Kim Haupt.  We haven’t found a photo yet, but we are still looking.