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A Top Winning French Bulldog

Qazara ~ Where only the Very Best Will do ~

Our Sincere Appreciation to Judges Dr. Gerard C. Penta,
Ms. Janet Allen & Mrs. Barbara Dempsey Alderman
for these Group Firsts

Call Name: Sweetheart   Breed: French Bulldog
Bred & Owned by: Diane Burvee ~ Qazara French Bulldogs

Award: 3 Non-Sporting Group Firsts
Judges: Dr. Gerard C. Penta, Ms. Janet Allen & Mrs. Barbara Dempsey Alderman
Show: North Arkansas KC & Sunflower KC of Olathe, Kansas (1 & 2)

Sire: GCh. Fabelhaft Robobull Hot Commodity
Dam: Ch. Daulokke's Tete-A-Tete With Qazara
Handled by: Diane Burvee


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The Number One Wheaten All-Systems & A Top 15 Terrier*
BISS GCHG Bryr Rose Matisse

HOUSTON, we have NO Problem!

Our Sincere Appreciation to Judges Mrs. Vicki L. Abbott,
Mr. Geir Flyckt-Pedersen, Mr. Ronald H. Menaker, Dr. Steve Keating,
Mr. Andrew Bruce Kidd, Mr. Joao Machado & Mr. Robert J. Shreve
for awarding Matisse at the competitive Houston show circuit

Call Name: Matisse    Breed: Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
Owned by: Edward & Janet Koharik, Jr. 
Bred by: Jeanne "Yenna" Pedersen Ferris

Award: 2 Terrier Group Firsts, 2 Terrier Group Seconds & 5 Bests of Breed
Judges: Mrs. Vicki L. Abbott (BOB & G1), Mr. Geir Flyckt-Pedersen (BOB & G1),
Mr. Ronald H. Menaker (G2), Dr. Steve Keating (BOB),
Mr. Andrew Bruce Kidd (BOB), Mr. Joao Machado (BOB) & Mr. Robert J. Shreve (G2)
Show: Houston All-Terrier Club, Houston KC (1 & 2),
Beaumont KC & Galveston County KC
Date: July 20-24, 2016

Sire: GCh. Greentree Keepsake Surfin USA
Ch. Bryr Rose French Kiss
Handled by: 
Jorge & Susie Olivera
*System Date: CC All-Systems 7/16


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Multiple Best in Show • Multiple Reserve Best in Show • Multiple Best in Specialty Show
GCh. Blossomhil's Topsfield Sanchu A Little Princess


Our Sincere Appreciation to Judges Mrs. Stephanie Hedgepath
& Mr. Timothy Robbins for these honors

Call Name: Sweetpea    Breed: Basset Hound
Owned & Bred by: Sukey Shor - AKC Breeder of Merit
Co-Owned & Co-Bred by: Claudia Orlandi &
Claire (Kitty) Steidel - 
AKC Breeders of Merit

Award: Best in Show & Hound Group First
Judges: Mrs. Stephanie Hedgepath (BIS) & Mr. Timothy Robbins (G1)
Show: Richmond Dog Fanciers Club
Date: August 7, 2016

Sire: GCh. Topsfield Maredge Earl Grey
Dam: GCh. Blossomhil's Mamma Mia
Handled by: Mike Stone
*System Date: CC Breed System 7/16


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The Number One Male Australian Shepherd*
MBIS GCHS Catalina's Master of Illusion

The Number 6 Herding Dog*

Best in Show for Copper & Laurie Jeff!
Our Sincere Appreciation to 
Judge Mr. Charles E. Trotter
& Group Judge Mrs. Patricia V. Trotter for these honors

Call Name: Copperfield    Breed: Australian Shepherd
Owned by: Katherine & Tom Lee, and Joyce Siddall
Bred by: Joyce Siddall ~ AKC Breeder of Merit & Bailey Pauman

Award: Best in Show & Herding Group First
Judges: Mr. Charles E. Trotter (BIS) & Mrs. Patricia V. Trotter (G1)
Show: Kennel Club of Freeborn County Minnesota
Date: August 13, 2016

Sire: Peppertree's Magic by Moonlight
Dam: Ch. Catalina Come Sail Away 
Handled by: Laurie Jeff Greer
*System/Date: CC All-Systems 7/16


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Group Winning & Multiple Group Placing

A Top 5 Black Russian Terrier All-Systems*

Thank you to Judges Mrs. Linda Berberich &
Dr. Roger Pritchard for these honors

 Special thank you to Judge Mr. David Haddock for
Varias' recent group placement in Houston

Call Name: Varias    Breed: Black Russian Terrier
Owned by: Dr. Charlene Madison Cassidy & Dr. John W. Cassidy
Bred & Presented by: David and Darlene Scheiris - AKC Breeders of Merit

Award: Back-to-Back Bests in Specialty Show
Judges: Mrs. Linda Berberich & Dr. Roger Pritchard
Show: Black Russian Terrier Club of Northern NJ & Union City Kennel Club
Date: May 27, 2016

Sire: Ch. Valkyrie's A Little Night Music
Dam: Ch. That's Rozalia Liliya Vita
Handled by Breeder/Owner: David J. Scheiris
*System Date: CC All-Breed System 7/16


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Group Winning & Multiple Group Placing
GCHS Shira Yuri's The Lady Willow by Ikon

Our sincere appreciation to Judge Mrs. Sandy Wheat for this Group Second
Special thank you to Judge Mrs. Sally Vilas for Group First!

Call Name: Willow   Breed: Bichon Frise
Owned by: George & Janet Hartmann - shirayuri@cox.net
Bred by: Elizabeth Ellis & Susan Benson, DVM

Award: Non-Sporting Group First & Non-Sporting Group Second
Judges: Mrs. Sally Vilas (G1) & Mrs. Sandy Wheat (G2)
Show: Lompoc Valley Kennel Club (1 & 2)
Date: July 30-31, 2016

Sire: GCh. Karmel's Banana in Pajamas
Dam: Ch. Ikon We'll Leave The Lights on For Ya
Handled by: Oscar Quiros - chapudog@hotmail.com


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Around the Ring at the 2016 Steel Valley Cluster in Canfield, OH
Photos Courtesy of Antoinelle Szwed • #AKCWinners


Dog People

This Week's Dog People

Weekly Closing Dates

Closing Dates for AKC Shows Offering AKC National Owner Handler Series
Learn More about the AKC Breeder of Merit Program
Photo & Design Credits

GCHG Quazara Ti Amo 
Photo by Melia (P)

Antoinelle WWG (D)

GCHG Bryr Rose Matisse

Melody Falcone (D) - mlf.designs@gmail.com  www.melodylfalcone.com
Malinda Julien Photography (P)

GCH Blossomhil's Topsfield Sanchu A Little Princess
Madelyn Goss/Visual Graphxs (D) • www.visualgraphxs.com
Warren Cook Photography (P)

GCHS Catalina's Master of Illusion
Downey Photography by Diane (win photo)
Antoinelle WWG (D) 

GCHB That's What's In A Name
Brad Bunger/DoChara Images (main photo) 
JC Photography (win photos)
Antoinelle WWG (D)

GCHS Shira Yuri's The Lady Willow By Ikon 
Image by Kit (P)
Antoinelle WWG (D)



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