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.

ROCK CREEK KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse 
(photo by Michael McGuire) 

The nation’s Number One Dog All Breeds, the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse, collected his 222nd career BIS today at the Rock Creek Kennel Club show in West Friendship MD. 

GCH CH Kan Sing’s Po-Ba-Ri At Arundina 

Judge Barbara Dempsey Alderman also considered the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Cerise Blindside, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, GCH CH Raquel Welch of Malabo APD, the Scottish Terrier, GCH CH McVan’s To Russia with Love, the Pekingese, GCH CH Pequest General Tso, the RBIS, the Tibetan Spaniel, GCH CH Kan Sing’s Po-Ba-Ri At Arundina, and the Smooth Collie, GCH CH Alexy Handsome Devil. 

Just three weeks from the end of the show season, Matisse and handler Michael Scott have tallied 127 and 165 Working Groups in 2014.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

HOLYOKE KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH Pebbles' Run Play It Again Ham 

Our first show reporting in this week is the Holyoke Kennel Club opener in West Springfield MA. Judge Fred Ferris had the day one final and his pick of the English Setter, GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don’t Tell, the Saluki, GCH CH Takara The Time Is Now, the Samoyed, GCH CH Pebbles' Run Play It Again Ham, the Airedale Terrier, GCH CH Joval Sweet Time, the Papillon, GCH CH Medina’s Luck Be A Lady Tonight, the Chow Chow, GCH CH Eastern-Magic Fly Me Safe, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Lockenhaus Rumor Has It V Kenlyn. 

GCH CH Lockenhaus Rumor Has It V Kenlyn 

Taking home the week’s first BIS was the Sammie, Bogey. Adding an RBIS to his resume was the GSD, Rumor. It was the eighth BIS in 27 trips to the final ring this year for Bogey and owner/handler Andrew Green.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

MONDAY IN TUCSON AZ

GCH CH Yanga’s All The Time 

The show week ended with Monday’s Greater Sierra Vista Kennel Club show in Tucson AZ. The seven dogs that stayed to the end to plead their case with BIS judge Donovan Thompson were the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Sandpiper's Let Freedom Ring, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Foxtail's Race For The Chase, the Alaskan Malamute, GCH CH Silverice's Poker Face, the Miniature Schnauzer, GCH CH Yanga’s All The Time, the Pomeranian, GCH CH Hitime What the Inferno, the Lhasa Apso, GCH CH Ta Sen Swinging On A Star, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Borderton Lou Easy An I A RN PT CGC. 

GCH CH Sandpiper's Let Freedom Ring 

His BIS was the Schnauzer from Mexico, Time, and his RBIS the Golden, Freedom. It was the first of the year for Time. Congratulations to breeders/owners Ruben Octavio Martinez-Rahme & Yanga's Kennel and handler Christian Rangel.

Monday, November 17, 2014

COCKER BEST IN SYRACUSE NY

GCH CH Blondheim’s Easy Matters 

We go to Syracuse NY for our last Sunday report. Judge Michael Faulkner closed the three day stop with the ASCOB Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Blondheim’s Easy Matters, the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, GCH CH Icecream V Tum-Tums Vriendjes, the Boxer, GCH CH Brisbane “N” Blue Mondays Diamonds Are Decadent, the Cairn Terrier, GCH CH Stonebridge Just A Little Bit Better, the Pug, GCH CH Belaire’s Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, the Bichon Frise CH PaRay’s Molto Particulare, and the German Shepherd Dog, CH Signature’s Happy Nile-V-Kridler. 

GCH CH Stonebridge Just A Little Bit Better 

Going to the head of the line was the Cocker, Matt, followed by the Cairn, Chuck. It was the first BIS of the year for Matt and handler Lisa Arnett. Congratulations to Lisa and breeders/owners Sherry & Barry Blondheim.

BRITTANY BIS IN OKLAHOMA

GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome 
(photo by Derek Glas)

 The nation’s Number One Sporting Dog, the Brittany, GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome, closed the weekend in Chickasha OK with a BIS at the Canadian Valley Kennel Club. 


GCH CH Tullybloom's Classified Credentials 

Challenging Beckett for judge John Wade’s attention were the Saluki, GCH CH Starlite's Made of the Best Stuff on Earth, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Dezperado's Hallelujah, the RBIS, the West Highland White Terrier, GCH CH Tullybloom's Classified Credentials, the Maltese, GCH CH Rhapsody's Someone Like You, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Bugaboo’s Picture Perfect. Beckett is AKC’s Number Four Dog All Breeds with 22 BIS and 83 Sporting Dog Groups this year.

CARDIGAN BACK2BACK BIS

GCH CH Riverside Telltail Coco Posh 
(photo courtesy of Best In Show Daily)

The Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Riverside Telltail Coco Posh, collected back2back BIS this weekend at the Brazoria Kennel Club shows in Humble TX. Coco was judge Walter Sommerfelt’s Best on Sunday and the German Shorthaired Pointer, GCH CH Ehrenvogel Achy Breaky Heart, was his Reserve winner. 

GCH CH Ehrenvogel Achy Breaky Heart 
(photo by Malinda Julien)

Also vying for judge Sommerfelt’s favor were the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, GCH CH Soletrader Zee Or Zed, the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, GCH CH Derby’s Toast with Gusto, the Scottish Terrier, GCH CH Kelwyn’s GM Freestyle Flyer, the Japanese Chin, GCH CH Dojo's Suikoden Tenmei, and the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Saks Winning Card. Coco is the nation’s Number Three Herding Dog with 13 BIS and 49 Herding Groups this year.

POM BEST IN TUCZON AZ

GCH CH Hitime What the Inferno 
 (photo by Karen Evasuik) 

The Greater Sierra Vista Kennel Club took over as host in Tucson AZ on Sunday and put judge Donald Emslie in the final ring with the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Sandpiper's Let Freedom Ring, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Thaon’s Wallstreet, the Akita, GCH CH Sondaisa Fyre When Ready CD RN, the Cairn Terrier, GCH CH Hjohoo's Save Hjour Love For Me, the Pomeranian, GCH CH Hitime What the Inferno, the French Bulldog, GCH CH Escada Del Veintisiete At Qazara, and the Australian Cattle Dog, GCH CH Taylryder's Dyn-O-Mite At Turnabout CGC. 

GCH CH Hjohoo's Save Hjour Love For Me 

Taking the BIS was the Pom, Danny. Collecting the RBIS was the Cairn, Lexie. Danny is this year’s Number One Toy Dog and Number Six Dog All breeds with 24 BIS and 69 Toy Groups.

NEWFOUNDLAND BIS IN OREGON

GCH CH Heartsease King of the Jungle 

Our second Pacific Northwest offering this week was in Roseburg OR where the rogue Valley Kennel Club closed the four day set on Sunday with Betty Anne Stenmark in the final ring. 

The seven dogs she considered were the Field Spaniel, GCH CH Promenade Pay it Forward, the Wirehaired Dachshund, GCH CH Kadell’s Gold Dust W, the Newfoundland, GCH CH Heartsease King of the Jungle, the Miniature Schnauzer, GCH CH Regency’s Play For Keeps, the Papillon, GCH CH Titian’s Risky Business, the Maltese, GCH CH Scruffy's-Validian Busy Buzzing Around, the Keeshond, GCH CH Skyline’s Unit Of Measure, and the Beauceron, GCH CH De Joie Du Chateau Rocher CA. 

GCH CH Promenade Pay it Forward 

The two she liked were the Newfoundland, George, and the Field Spaniel, Gideon. It was the first BIS of the year for George and handler David Bullet. Congratulations to David, breeder/owner Joan Caser, and owners Lynne Anderson, Pamela Jackson & Jill Latchaw.