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Multiple Best in Show Winner • A top Herding Dog
GCHS Jango CM2

America's Number One Spanish Water Dog*

Our Sincere Appreciation to Judge Mr. Walter J. Sommerfeld for this Group First

Call Name: Jango   Breed: Spanish Water Dog
Owned by: Faith Ott & Janet Rahn
Bred by: Linda Scheele & Linda Kardonis

Award: Herding Group First
Judge: Mr. Walter J. Sommerfeld
Show: Lexington Kennel Club
Date: September 3, 2016

Sire: Timber Oaks Go For The Gold CM
Dam: Lija Timber Oak Blame Ria
Handled by: Nina Fetter
 CC All-Systems 9/16

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#1 Siberian Husky All-Breed • #1 Siberian Husky Bitch All-Systems
MBIS MBISS AM/CAN GCH Nanook's This Girl Is on Fire

The #5 Working Dog*


Thank you to Judges Dr. Gerard Penta, Mr. Raymond V. Filburn Jr.,
Dr. Judith Newton, Mrs. Ruth Zimmerman, Dr. Carmen Battaglia,
Mr. Richard Lashbrook & Mr. Garry Newton for these honors

Call Name: Amaze   Breed: Siberian Husky
Owned by: Correen F. Pacht, Marc Ralsky & Annette Dionne
Bred by: Annette Dionne

Award: 4 Bests in Show & 4 Working Group Firsts
Judges: Dr. Gerard Penta (BIS), Mr. Raymond V. Filburn Jr. (BIS)
Dr. Judith Newton (BIS), Dr. Carmen Battaglia (BIS & G1),
Mrs. Ruth Zimmerman (G1), Mr. Richard Lashbrook (G1) & Mr. Garry Newton (G1)

Show: Mattoon KC, Illinois Capitol KC & Sioux Empire KC (1 & 2)
Date: October 21-29, 2016

Sire: MBIS Am/Can CH Mistral de Ciukci
Dam: Nanook's Spit Fire and Lace
Handled by: Laura King & Robin Novack
Assisted by: Alex Romero & Anne Phillips
*System Date: AKC All-Systems through 10/28/16

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The First BIS BBB Gordon Setter in the History of the Breed
BIS MBISS GCHB Timbaray N' Sastya's Outlaw CD JH CGC

Group 1 for Jesse & Team Schultz
at the competitive Harvest Moon Classic!

Our Sincere Appreciation to Judge Dr. Karen Ericson for this honor

Call Name: Jesse  Breed: Gordon Setter
Owned by: Pat Boldt, Mary Ann Leonard & Barbara Meining, DVM
Bred by: Barbara Meining, DVM •  Timbaray Gordon Setters

Award: Sporting Group First
Judge: Dr. Karen Ericson
Show: Del Valle Dog Club of Livermore
Date: October 22, 2016

Sire: MBIS MBISS GCHP Sastya's Eleven Eleven
Dam: GCH Timbaray's Intuition UD JH
Handled by: Bruce & Tara Schultz
Assisted by: Kellie Dahlberg & Daniel Magee


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The number One Male Australian Shepherd*
MBIS GCHG Catalina's Master of Illusion 

Celebrating 50 Group Firsts in 2016 for Copperfield & Laurie!

Thank you to all of the Judges who have recognized Copperfield!
Special thank you to Judge Mrs. Janice L. McClary for
Copperfield's 50th Group Win

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: Herding Group First
Judge: Mrs. Janice L. McClary
Show: Cen-Tex Kennel Club
Date: October 28, 2016

Sire: Peppertree's Magic by Moonlight
Dam: Ch. Catalina Come Sail Away 
Handled by: Laurie Jeff Greer
*System/Date: CC All-Systems 9/16


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One of the Nation's Top 5 Pugs*
GCHG Winsome's Home Run For Nirvana

Rocky Mountain Pug Dog Club

Thank you Judge Mrs. Suzanne Dillin for this recent award

Call Name: The Kid   Breed: Pug
Owned by: Elois Veltman & Virginia Cox-Flatley
Bred by: Virginia Cox-Flatley & Christa Reisinger

Award: Best in Specialty Show
Judge: Mrs. Suzanne Dillin
Show: Rocky Mountain Pug Dog Club
Date: September 26-27, 2016

Sire: Platinum GCh. Winsome-Nirvana-Blaque Triple Play
Dam: Ch. Winsome N' Rocking Rc's Million Dollar Nugget
Handled by: Jorge & Susie Olivera
Assisted by: Sergio Olivera & Jordan Olivera
System Date: CC All-Breed System 9/16


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2016 Westminster Kennel Club Best of Breed Winner
GCH Guess V.D. Bovendijkse Hoeve CM6 RN CGCA

Multiple Group Winner • Multiple Reserve Best in Show Winner

2 Reserve Bests in Show and 4 Group Firsts!

Thank you Judges Mr. William Usherwood, Mr. Roger Hartinger, 
Mrs. Paula Hartinger & Mrs. Sulie Greendale-Paveza for these honors

Call Name: Gabby  Breed: Berger Picard
Owned by:
Beverly H. Conroy
Bred by: 
J.L.M. Terburg 

Award: 2 Reserve Bests in Show and 4 Herding Group Firsts
Judges: Mr. William Usherwood (RBIS & G1), Mr. Roger Hartinger (RBIS & G1),
Mrs. Paula Hartinger (G1) & Mrs. Sulie Greendale-Paveza (G1)
Show: Ponce KC & Caribe KC (1-3)
Date: October 27-30, 2016

Sire: Uzak D'Ered Luin
Dam: Comtess V.D Bovendijkse Hoeve
Presented by: Kevin Bednar & Heather Bremmer


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Multiple Group Winning
GCHS Lismore McCormack's Dragon Song
Our Sincere Appreciation to Judge Ms. Peggy Beisel-Mcllwaine 
for this recent group placement

Call Name: John Mac   Breed: Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
Owned by: Meg Ryan and Maureen Long
Bred by: Meg Ryan - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Terrier Group Third
Judge: Ms. Peggy Beisel-Mcllwaine
Show: Carroll Kennel Club
Date: October 29, 2016

Sire: Ch. Aran What Happens In Vegas
Dam: GCh. Lismore The World According to Me
Handled by: Angela L. Llyod • AKC Registered Handler
Assisted by: Erin Nesbitt • AKC Registered Handler Apprentice


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A Top 15 Greater Swiss Mountain Dog All-Systems*
MBISS GCHB Snowy Mountains Norman Invasion at Redrock

2 Bests in Specialty Show & 2 Group Placements in 2 DAYS
at the Harvest Moon Classic!

Our Sincere Appreciation to Judges Mr. Robert Vandiver, Mrs. Joan Zielinski
 Ms. Judith Ann Smith for Recognizing This Young Dog

Call Name: Norman  Breed: Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
Owned By:
Jennifer Logan & Steve Borst
Bred By: 
Norman & DaLena Christensen ~ AKC Breeders of Merit

Award: 2 Bests in Specialty Show, Working Group 3 & Working Group 4
Judges: Mr. Robert L. Vandiver (BISS & G4), Mrs. Joan M. Zielinski (BISS)
& Ms. Judith Ann Smith (G3)
Show: Del Valle Dog Club of Livermore (1 & 2)
Date: October 22-23, 2016

Sire: GCH Cordillera's Journeyman Kai
Dam: CH Snowy Mountain's Echo
Presented By: Tony Carter
*System Date: CC All-Systems 9/16


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Around the Ring at the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Northeastern Illinois
October 24-25, 2016
Photos Courtesy of Lynda Beam • Canine Candids by Lynda

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Learn More about the AKC Breeder of Merit Program
Photo & Design Credits

GCHS Jango CM2
InFocus by Miguel (D & Candid Photo)  • infocusbymiguel.com
Robert J. Skibinski Photography (win photo)

GCH Nanook's This Girl Is On Fire

Robert J. Skibinski Photography (win photo)
Lisa Croft-Elliot (headshot)
Niome Dubois (D) • www.webdesignbyniome.com

GCHB Timbaray N' Sastya's Outlaw  
Diana Han • Nor Cal Bulldoger (candid photo)
Antoinelle WWG (D)

GCHG Catalina's Master of Illusion
Chris Caviness Photography (P)
Antoinelle WWG (D)

GCHG Winsome's Home Run For Nirvana  
Ken O'Brien Photography (win photo) 
Diana Han • Nor Cal Bulldoger (candid photo)
Melody Falcone Designs (D) • mlf.designs@gmail.com

GCH Guess V.D. Bovendijkse Hoeve 
Ricardo Perez Photography (winphotos)
Betsy Dallas Photography (headshot)
Anita Palmer Design (D) • anitapalmerdesign@gmail.com

GCHS Lismore McCormack's Dragon Song
Antoinelle WWG (D)

GCHB Snowy Mountains Norman Invasion At Redrock 
Kohler Photography (win photo)
Anna Lythgoe (D) • ah_surfergirl@hotmail.com



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