Tuesday, April 22, 2014

SKYE BIS IN MARYLAND

GCH CH Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie 

We finish up our weekend reports with Monday’s Catoctin Kennel Club in Timonium MD. Judge Beth Speich had the final final and the company of the English Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Fieldstone Carousel Hell's Kitchen, the Black & Tan Coonhound, GCH CH Bayaway Jersey’s Due Process Of Law, the Samoyed, GCH CH Pebbles' Run Play It Again Ham, the Skye Terrier, GCH CH Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie, the Affenpinscher, GCH CH Yarrow’s Hi-Tech Ben There Done That, the Bulldog, Tango Dulin Picture Perfect, and the Bouvier des Flandres, GCH CH Stonepillar’s Steel Blu. 

GCH CH Fieldstone Carousel Hell's Kitchen 
(photo by Karen Florentine)

Going to the front of the line were the two kennel mates from Florida, the Skye, Charlie, and the Cocker, Gordon. Charlie is AKC’s Number One Terrier and Number Seven Dog All Breeds with ten BIS and 31 Terrier Groups this year so far.

D'ARBONNE KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH Riverside Telltail Coco Posh 

When last we visited Louisiana the Shreveport Kennel Club had just wrapped their two days in Bossier City LA, making way for the D’Arbonne Kennel Club’s Saturday and Sunday shows. 


GCH CH Saks Winning Card 

Judge Elizabeth Muthard had the Sunday final and her pick of the Clumber Spaniel, GCH CH Clussexx Over The Legal Limit, the Pharaoh Hound, GCH CH Farao Anubis Inferno, the greater Swiss Mountain Dog, GCH CH Derby's Taste with Gusto, the Glen of Imaal Terrier, GCH CH Finnabair Ardmore Ned, the Maltese, CH Scruffys-Validian Busy Buzzing Around, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Saks Winning Card, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Riverside Telltail Coco Posh. 

GCH CH Clussexx Over The Legal Limit 

Finishing one/two were the Corgi, Coco, and the Bichon, Bingo. Coco is the country’s Number One Cardigan Welsh Corgi and the Number Sporting Dog with two BIS and 17 Herding Groups. 

GCH CH Finnabair Ardmore Ned 

On Monday judge Judy Webb would see five of Sunday’s finalists and the Saluki, GCH CH Appalachias Allamyrra Hajji, & the Papillon, GCH CH InVolo The King of Pop. Packing up the last awards of the weekend were the Clumber, Hobson, and the Glen of Imaal, Ned. It was the first for Hobson in 12 trips to the final ring this year. Congratulations to breeders Clussexx Kennel, Jamie Hubbard, & Michael & Shirley Lambert, owners Joseph Sanchez III & Carla Sanchez, and handler Jorge Olivera.

LEWIS-CLARK KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome 

The Lewis-Clark Kennel Club had the Sunday and Monday spots in Lewiston ID. Sunday saw judge Dr Alvin Krause in the final ring with the Brittany, GCH CH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome, the Basenji, Khani’s Teazer Last Friday Night, the Alaskan Malamute, CH Peace River’s Gathers No Moss At Sunstra, the American Staffordshire Terrier, CH Sierra's Ground Zero, the Havanese, GCH CH Peluito's Papi Chulo, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Country Luvz A Rockstar, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Wedgewood’s Abracadabra. 

GCH CH Peluito's Papi Chulo 

Collecting his second BIS of the stop was the Brittany, Beckett. The RBIS went to the Havanese, Papi. Beckett is the Number One Brittany, the Number One Sporting Dog, and the Number Six Dog All BreedS withsix BIS and 22 Sporting Groups.

CH Sierra's Ground Zero 

Beckett would be back on Monday to see BIS judge Ann Hearn along with the above named Malamute, AmStaff, and Havanese. Joining them were the Harrier, GCH CH Pacific Happytail’s Heartbreaker, the Standard Poodle, CH Lakeridge Sovereign, and the Belgian Tervuren, GCH CH Sky Acres Maximum Altitude. 

 Judge Hearn would like the AmStaff, Trigger, for the BIS and Becket, the Brittany, for the RBIS. Trigger finishes the four day stop with four Group Ones, two RBIS, and his very first BIS. Congratulations to breeder/owner Lorene Wilson, owner Ruth Sampson, and handler Randy T Benns.

FIELD SPANIEL BIS IN NORCAL

GCH CH Promenade Pay It Forward 

In Northern California fanciers were on San Francisco Bay’s north shore for the Chief Solano Kennel Club’s Sunday show in Vallejo CA. 

GCH CH Topaz Bad Action 

The seven dogs vying for BIS judge Lowell Davis’ attention were the Field Spaniel, GCH CH Promenade Pay It Forward, the Longhaired Dachshund, GCH CH Sleepy Hollow Carolina Special, the Siberian Husky, GCH CH Topaz Bad Action, the Miniature Schnauzer, GCH CH Regency’s Playing for Keeps, the Pekingese, CH Oakhill’s Caught Red Handed, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Hallmark Turbo Charged Lexus, and the Puli, GCH CH Mt Hood’s Leapin’ Linni of Tordor. 

Best went to the Field Spaniel, Gideon, and Reserve to the Siberian, Reese. It was the first BIS this year in 12 final appearances for the nation’s Number Four Sporting Dog.

POMERANIAN TWOFER IN SOCAL

GCH CH Hitimes What The Inferno 

We wing on out to the West Coast for a report on Sunday’s Angeles Canyon Dog Club show where we had another back2back BIS performance. The Pomeranian, GCH CH Hitimes What The Inferno, was judge Debbie Campbell-Freeman’s top dog followed by her RBIS, the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Sandpiper’s Let Freedom Ring. 

GCH CH Sandpiper’s Let Freedom Ring 

Rounding out her seven were the Whippet, CH Winway Ramona, the Boxer, CH Hi Jinx This Is How I Roll, the Cairn Terrier, GCH CH Hjohoo’s Save Hjour Love For Me, the Chow Chow, GCH CH Redclouds Chowlamar Big Daddy, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Love’n Stuff Summertime Blues. 

 Danny is the nation’s Number One Pomeranian, Number Two Toy Dog, and Number Five Dog All Breeds with seven BIS and 16 Toy Groups.

BACK2BACK BIS FOR TOY SPANIEL



GCH CH LTO Prosperity

We don’t get to report a BIS by an English Toy Spaniel often, much less back2bck BIS by that breed.  On Sunday, the King Charles English Toy Spaniel, GCH CH LTO Prosperity, made it two in a row, taking the top award at the Grand Island Kennel Club’s day two show in that Nebraska town 

Joining Prosperity and handler Jeff Wright in judge Edd Bivin’s final were the Labrador Retriever, CH Glacieridge Tabatha’s Granite, the Norwegian Elkhound, CH Aspens It Takes A Thief, the Mastiff, GCH CH Goldleaf’s Trouble Coming, the Bedlington Terrier, GCH CH First Class Willow Wind The Phoenix, judge Bivin’s RBIS, the Keeshond, GCH CH Trumpet’s No Questions Asked, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH McMatt’s Autumn Breeze.

Prosperity’s 2014 resume stands at two BIS and 21 Toy Groups.

Monday, April 21, 2014

BICHON BEST IN WISCONSIN

GCH CH Cher Ami’s Toast With Remy Martin 

Our next report comes in from Fond du Lac WI where the hometown kennel club finished up their two day set on Sunday. BIS judge Janie Bousek chose the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Cher Ami’s Toast With Remy Martin as her Best In Show. 

CH Mystery’s Question Mark 

Joining Remy in the final ring were the Clumber Spaniel, CH Chiffon Abbey Road, the Greyhound, CH Lorricbrook Royal Picture, the Alaskan Malamute, CH Storm Kloud’s Test of Time, the West Highland White Terrier, CH Mac Ken Chars One Man Band At Shaireign, Judge Bousek’s RBIS, the Papillon, CH Mystery’s Question Mark, and the Australian Shepherd, JND’s Bare Necessities. 

Remy is the nation’s Number Five Non-Sporting Dog with two BIS and ten Non-Sporting Groups.

DANDIE DOES IT AGAIN

GCH CH King’s Mtn. Angelina Ballerina 

The Bloomington Indiana Kennel Club closed the big four day set in Terre Haute IN on Sunday. The last to leave the show grounds were the English Setter, GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don’t Tell, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Flessner's International S'Cess, the Great Swiss Mountain Dog, GCH CH Little Mtn’s 1 Shot Deal From Windy Knob, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier, GCH CH King’s Mtn. Angelina Ballerina, the Papillon, GCH CH Fenice Le Beudreux, the Miniature Poodle, GCH CH Serenade Renaissance Live It Up, and the Norwegian Buhund, GCH CH Kyon’s Bold Norseman. 

GCH CH Flessner's International S'Cess 

Judge Shellie Marshall’s BIS was the Dandie, Angie, and her RBIS was the Bloodhound, Nathan. It was the second of the stop for Angie and handler Carlos Puig. Angie is the only Dandie to win an AKC all breed BIS in the last five years and she now has three in seven final appearances this year.

WIRE FOX BEST IN OHIO

CH Adiebabes Griffin In Sanherpinc 

It was the Central Ohio Kennel Club’s turn Sunday to host in Columbus OH and judge Diane Malenfant’s turn to choose a BIS and RBIS. 

GCH CH Stratford's Rose De France 

Her options were the Irish Setter, GCH CH Seafarers Red Hot And Green, the Black & Tan Coonhound, GCH CH Foxfire Full Force Gale, the Siberian Husky, GCH CH Davik’s Snowstorm Gussit, the Wire Fox Terrier, CH Adiebabes Griffin In Sanherpinc, the Yorkshire Terrier, GCH CH Stratford's Rose De France, the Chinese Shar-Pei, GCH CH Shine’s Deck the Halls, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Lambluv Sultry Sensation. The two she chose were the Wire Fox, Griffin, and the Yorkie, Rosie. 

It was the first BIS for Griffin. Congratulations to breeders Adrienne J Logan & Harry Logan and owner/handler Santiago Pinto.

KERRY BIS IN FLORIDA

GCH CH Ciarrai’s Beltane Embers 

Next we go to Zolfo Springs FL for the Heartland Dog Club of Florida’s Sunday show. Lining up for BIS judge were the Labrador Retriever, GCH CH Cornerstone’s Big Game James, the Greyhound, GCH CH GrandCru Phelps Insignia, the Black Russian Terrier, GCH CH Malahovskiy Graf Rossiyskiy CD CGC RAE CA, the Kerry Blue Terrier, GCH CH Ciarrai’s Beltane Embers, the Chinese Crested, GCH CH Kaylen’s Kahlua, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Targa Talk About Kaylens, and the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH Sunburst One Cool Dude. 

GCH CH Kaylen’s Kahlua 
(photo by Vincent)

Going to the front of the line were the Kerry, Emma, and the Chinese Crested, Kahlua. It’s the first BIS for Emma and handler Matias Mato. Congratulations to Matias, breeders Patrick J Harris & Yvonne Young , and owners Paula Fox & Jana Deaton.