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Multiple Best in Show winner • A Top 20 Herding Dog
GCHS Jango CM2

The Number One Spanish Water Dog*

Our Sincere Appreciation to Judge Mrs. Robert (Polly) Smith for this Honor

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

Award: Herding Group First
Judge: Mrs. Robert (Polly) Smith
Show: Oconee River Kennel Club
Date: May 8, 2016

Sire: Timber Oaks Go For The Gold CM
Dam: Lija Timber Oak Blame Ria
Handled by: Nina Fetter
 CC All-Systems 12/16

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The Number One Gordon Setter Breed & All-Breed*
GCHG Amberlove's Are We A Pair? JH NAVHDA NA CGC

 Group First for Halsey & Monica!

Thank you Judge Mrs. Cindy Vogels for this Group First

Call Name: Halsey    Breed: Gordon Setter
Owned by: Charles & Sherry Kushell
Bred by: Rosanne Schwiegerath - Amberlove Gordon Setters, AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Sporting Group First
Judge: Mrs. Cindy Vogels
Show: Corpus Christi Kennel Club
Date: January 15, 2017

Sire: GCh. Sastya Raggededge Peer Review CD RN
Dam: Ch. Amberlove Tender Touch
Presented by: Monica Lamontagne
*System/Date: CC All-Systems 12/16


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Multiple Group Winning & Placing
GCHB Cordell's Potential Unlocked CGCA

The Ridgeback Team to Watch!

Thank you Judge Mrs. JoAnne M. Buehler for this Group First

Call Name: Winston    Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback
Owned by: Josephine Baruch-Tucker
Bred by: Muriel & Dennis Wood • mwood350@mac.com

Award: Hound Group First
Judge: Mrs. Joann M. Buehler
Show: Pasco Florida Kennel Club
Date: January 14, 2017

Sire: GCH Hunter's Ridge Sure Shot by Kwetu
Dam: Cordell's Driving Me Crazy Ms Daisy Of Hunter's Ridge
Exclusively handled by: Frank J. Murphy


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AM CH Tsarshadow Ragnar Lodbrok

• 2016 AKC National Championship Best of Breed Winner •

Thank you Judge Ms. Minna-Liisa Koltes for this Honor

Call Name: Ragnar   Breed: Norwegian Buhund
Owned & Bred by: Dawne Deeley • TsarShadow Perm Reg'd

Award: Best of Breed
Judge: Ms. Minna-Liisa Koltes
Show: AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin
Date: December 17, 2016

Sire: AM GCH MBIS CAN GCH Kyon's Bold Norseman
Dam: Multi Intl CH BIS RBIS CAN CH Kimura's Karmen
Presented by: Doug Belter: AKC Registered Handler


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Multiple Best in Show Winner • Multiple Best in Specialty Show Winner
GCHG AM CAN INTL ASCA CH McMatt's Isis of Graffiti 

The #3 Australian Shepherd and A Top Herding Dog*
21 Group Firsts and 4 Bests in Show in 2016

Our Sincere Appreciation to Judges Mrs. Linda Robey,
Mr. Sam Houston McDonald, Mrs. Rhonda Silveira,
Mr. Brian Meyer
& Ms. Janina K. Laurin  for Icy's Recent Awards

Call Name: Icy   Breed: Australian Shepherd
Owned by: Patricia L. Rogers
Bred by:
 Flo & Rebecca McDaniel & Vicki Wehrle

Award: Best in Specialty Show, Herding Group First & 3 Bests of Breed
Judges: Mrs. Linda Robey (BISS), Mr. Sam Houston McDonald (G1),
Mrs. Rhonda Silveira (BOB), Mr. Brian Meyer (BOB) & Ms. Janina K. Laurin (BOB)
Show: Australian Shepherd Club of Central Florida, KC of Palm Springs,
Tualatin KC & Dog Fanciers Assoc. of Oregon
Date: December 18, 2016 - January 20, 2017

Sire: HOF CH Ivory Isles Meets the Criteria
Dam: CH McMatt's She's Got Style
Presented by: Sammie Lewis
*System Date: CC All-Systems 12/16


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#1 Owner-Handled GWP & Multiple NOHS Best in Show Winner
GCH Willamette's Lookout Catching Fire DM

Thank you Judge Mrs. Wendy Willhauck

Special Thank you to Judges Mrs. Eva E. Berg &
Mrs. Paula Nykiel for recognizing Katniss in Orlando

Call Name: Katniss   Breed: German Wirehaired Pointer
Owned and Presented by: Dr. Anita Tate
Bred by: Lisa Popescu, Octavian Popescu, Helen Witt and James Witt

Award: 2 NOHS Bests of Breed, Best of Opposite Sex & Award of Excellence
Judges: Mrs. Wendy Willhauck (NOHS BOB), Mrs. Eva E. Berg (BOS & NOHS BOB)
Mrs. Paula Nykiel (AOE)

Show: AKC National Championship NOHS Finals,
Suncoast German Wirehaired Pointer Club of Mid-Florida
& AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin
Date: December 16-17, 2016

Sire: GCH Ripsnorter's Mt View Lookout JH
Dam: Willamette's Zorra RA JH CGC
*System Date: AKC NOHS System 12/16


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Slyfox Sweet Polly Purebred


Our Sincere Appreciation to Judges Dr. Steve Keating &
Mrs. Valerie Gervais for these recent awards

Call Name: Polly  Breed: Border Terrier
Bred, Owned & Handled by: Kathy A. Hunter

Award: Terrier Group Second & Terrier Group Third
Judges: Dr. Steve Keating (G3) & Mrs. Valerie Gervais (G2)
Show: Valley Forge Kennel Club (1 & 2)
Date: December 10-11, 2016

Sire: CH McHenry's Cadbury Carmello JE
Dam: GCH Bearfoot By The Seat Of My Pants AX AXJ OF JE CAA RATN


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America's All-Time Top Winning Cane Corso
MBISS GCHP Campo's Petros Zeus CGC

Epitomizing Corso Standards Year After Year

Thank you Judge Ms. Marcie Dobkin for this recent Group Placement

Call Name: Zeus  Breed: Cane Corso
Owned & Bred by: Richard Hudgens • Campo Cane Corsos
AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Working Group Second
Judge: Ms. Marcie Dobkin
Show: San Fernando Kennel Club
Date: January 21, 2017

Sire: GCH Wildwoods Cirino Di Campo
Dam: CH Campo's Aria Di Campo
Presented by: Marine Veteran Lenard Clayton


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