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The Number One Australian Shepherd*
MBIS MBISS GCHG Catalina's Master of Illusion

The #5 Herding Dog**

Thank you to all of the Judges who recognized Copper in Scottsbluff

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: Back-to-Back Bests in Show, Reserve Best in Show
& 3 Herding Group Firsts
Judges: Mr. Arley Hussin (BIS & G1), Mrs. Murrel Purkhiser (BIS & G1)
& Col. Joe Purkhiser (RBIS & G1)
Show: Scottsbluff Kennel Club (1-3)
Date: March 31- April 2, 2017

Sire: Peppertree's Magic by Moonlight
Dam: Ch. Catalina Come Sail Away 
Handled by: Laurie Jeff Greer
*System Date: AKC Breed System 2/17
**System Date: AKC Herding Group System 2/17


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A top Herding Dog • National Specialty Winner

The Number One Spanish Water Dog*

Thank you Judges Mr. James Moses 
for this recent group placement

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

Award: Herding Group Fourth
Judge: Mr. James Moses
Show: Evansville Kennel Club
Date: March 18, 2017

 Timber Oaks Go For The Gold CM
Dam: Lija Timber Oak Blame Ria
Handled by: Nina Fetter
 AKC All-Systems & Herding Dog System 2/17

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

The Number One Ridgeback*

Thank you Judge Mrs. Catherine Bell for this recent 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. Catherine Bell
Show: Nashville Kennel Club
Date: March 12, 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
*System Date: AKC All-Breed Stats 2/17


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America's #2 Non-Sporting Dog • #1 All-Breed Chinese Shar-Pei*
MBIS MBISS GCHG Brekkukots Allies With Underdog CGC

 ~ The Top Winning Chinese Shar-Pei of All Time ~
2016 National Specialty Winner

Thank you Judges Ms. Beverly Capstick, Mr. Arley Hussin,
Mrs. Murrel Purkhiser, Col. Joe Purkhiser,
Ms. Joanne Paulk & Mr. Joe Walton for Ally's recent awards

Call Name: Ally  Breed: Chinese Shar-Pei
Co-Owned by: Jeff Mauk & Simone D. Beazly
Bred by: Susanna Bjornsson • AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: 3 Reserve Bests in Show & 4 Non-Sporting Group Firsts
Judges: Ms. Beverly Capstick (RBIS), Mr. Arley Hussin (RBIS),
Mrs. Murrel Purkhiser (RBIS & G1), C
ol. Joe Purkhiser (G1),
Ms. Joanne Paulk (G1) & Mr. Joe Walton (G1)
Show: Mid-Continental KC of Tulsa & Scottsbluff Kennel Club (1-3)
Date: March 30 - April 2, 2017

Sire: GCH Xu-Fei's One Horse Town Brekkukots
Dam: CH Good Fortune Nightcap At Brekkukots
Handled by: Clint & Karen Livingston
*System Date: AKC All-Systems 2/17


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Multiple Best in Show • Multiple Best in Specialty Winning
 GCHG McMatt's Isis of Graffiti

The #1 Australian Shepherd* & #4 Herding Dog**

Thank you Judges Mr. Mel Saranchuk,
Mr. Joseph E. Gregory,  
Miss Evalyn Gregory, Ms. Nancy Popovich, Mrs. Kimberly Meredith-Cavanna
& Ms. Kay Reamensnyder for these honors

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

Award: Best in Show, Reserve Best in Show & 5 Herding Group Firsts
Judges: Mr. Mel Saranchuk (BIS & G1), Miss Evalyn Gregory (RBIS),
Mr. Joseph E. Gregory (G1), Ms. Nancy Popovich (G1)
Mrs. Kimberly Meredith-Cavanna (G1) & Ms. Kay Reamensnyder (G1)

Show: Seattle KC, Kenai KC, Alaska KC (1 & 2) & Chintimini KC
Date: March 12 - April 2, 2017

Sire: HOF CH Ivory Isles Meets the Criteria
Dam: CH McMatt's She's Got Style
Presented by: Sammie Lewis
*System/Date: AKC All-Breed System 2/17
**System Date: AKC Herding Group System 2/17


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Multiple Group Winning • Reserve Best in Show Winning
BIS GCHG Neudorf's Cool Hand Luke Afterhours

The Number One Male All-Breed
German Wirehaired Pointer*

Thank you Judge Mr. Douglas McFarlane for this Group First

Call Name:
 Lucas   Breed: German Wirehaired Pointer
Owned & Bred by: Franz Neuwirth & Christine Whitmore

Award: Sporting Group First
Judge: Mr. Douglas McFarlane
Show: Ventura County Dog Fanciers Assoc.
Date: January 22, 2017

Sire: GCHS Afterhours Reece Have Gun Will Travel
Dam: CH J An J Glory Be
Presented by: Oscar Quiros
*System Date: AKC All-Breed System 2/17


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Multiple Group Winning & Placing
BISS GCHB Margie Munro Shes Full Of It

Thank you Judges Mr. Ralph (Sonny) Ambrosio, Mr. Richard William Powell
& Mr. Michal Hill for Pumpkin's recent Group Firsts

Call Name:
 Pumpkin   Breed: West Highland White Terrier
Owned by: Henry Helgerson & Nicholi Flynn
Bred by: Nicholi Flynn, Henry Helgerson & Sylvia K. Meisels

Award: 3 Terrier Group Firsts
Judges: Mr. Ralph (Sonny) Ambrosio,
Mr. Richard William Powell 
& Mr. Michael Hill
Show: Mid-Del-Tinker KC & Claremore KC of Oklahoma (1 & 2)
Date: March 31 - April 2, 2017

Sire: CH Mac-Ken-Char's It Started With A Whisper
Dam: CH White Oaks Margie Munro In The Snow CGC
Presented by: Bill and Taffe McFadden


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Introducing The New Champion
CH Alp Angel's Faggia Dell'Albera

Thank you Judges Mr. James E. Frederiksen &
Ms. Peggy Beisel-Mcllwaine for Faggia's recent awards

Call Name:
 Faggia   Breed: Bergamasco
Owned by: Joe and Jeanine Dell'Orfano
Bred by: Jeanine Dell'Orfano

Award: Herding Group Second, Best of Breed & Best of Winners
Judges: Mr. James E. Frederiksen (G2) & Ms. Peggy Beisel-Mcllwaine (BOB/BOW)
Show: New Brunswick Kennel Club
Date: March 25, 2017

Sire: Alp Angel's Cosimo Dell'Albera
Dam: CH Bergische Bermasker Amira

Presented by: Amanda Shea



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Around the Ring at the American Pomeranian Club National Specialty
Louisville, KY  •  March 2017
Photos courtesy of the InFocus by Miguel team

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Photo & Design Credits

Dan Pearson Photography (P)
Antoinelle WWG (D)


K. Booth Photography (win photo)
InFocus by Miguel (D & Candid) • infocusbymiguel.com

K. Booth Photography (P)
Melody Falcone (D) • mlf.designs@gmail.com

Holloway Photography (P)
Antoinelle WWG (D)

Amber Jade Photography (candid) • dogs.amber-jade.com
Warren Cook (win photo)
Antoinelle WWG (D)

Sharon Carvalho Photography (candid)
Image by Kit (win photo)
Antoinelle WWG (D)

Annette McDonald (candid)
Melia Photography (win photos)
Antoinelle WWG (D)

JC Photography (win photo)

Antoinelle WWG (D)



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