Photos from Events through February 27, 2011
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Call Name: 
Winston
Breed: 
Clumber Spaniel
Owned by: 
Marilyn L. Jacobs & Jennifer Donnelly-Schoffstall
Bred by: 
Douglas A. Johnson & Kellie Holbrook & Wayne C. Holbrook & Jeane Haverick
Award: 
Sporting Group First
Judge: 
Mr. Desmond J. Murphy
Show: 
Dog Fanciers Association of Oregon
Date: 
January 21, 2011
Sire: 
Ch. Cannonbrook Greek Drachma
Dam: 
Ch. Clussexx Cell Block Tango
Handled by: 
Jorge & Susie Olivera
 
 
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The Top Winning Dog in the History of the Breed
America's #1 Pharaoh Hound* - The #3 Hound* - #9 Dog Among All Breeds**
Call Name: 
Qing
Breed: 
Pharaoh Hound
Owned by: 
Jennifer Mosing & Jenny Hall
Bred by: 
Hanna Ukura & Kari Ukura
Award: 
Best in Show
Judge: 
Mr. Jerry M. Watson
Show: 
Greater Hattiesburg Kennel Club
Date: 
February 26, 2011
Sire: 
Ch. Antefa's Pharaoh
Dam: 
Ch. Siphra's Sentimental Lady
*System/Date: 
CC All Breed Standings, 1/11
**System/Date: 
DN System, 1/11
Handled by: 
Brian Livingston
 
 
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#1 IWS* - #4 Sporting Dog** - WKC Group 4!
Thank you Mr. James Reynolds and Mrs. Marsha Hall Brown
Call Name: 
Keegan
Breed: 
Irish Water Spaniel
Owned by: 
Stacy Duncan & Colleen McDaniel & Cathy Shelby & Greg Siner
Bred by: 
Greg Siner (Poole's Ide IWS),
AKC Breeder of Merit
, & Debbie Patterson
Award: 
Best of Breed & Sporting Group Fourth
Judges: 
Mrs. Marsha Hall Brown (BOB) & Mr. James Reynolds (G4)
Show: 
Westminster Kennel Club
Date: 
February 15, 2011
Sire: 
Ch. Fynder Freethinker
Dam: 
Ch. Poole's Ide Then There's Maude
*System/Date: 
CC Breed & All Breed Systems, 1/11
**System/Date: 
CC System, 1/11
Handled by: 
Stacy Duncan
 
 
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The Number 4 Golden Retriever*
Call Name: 
Coupe
Breed: 
Golden Retriever
Owned by: 
Toyomi Tsumura
Bred by: 
Natalee Helman & Patty Pace
Award: 
Sporting Group First
Judges: 
Mrs. Sue Goldberg
Show: 
Sahuaro State Kennel Club
Date: 
February 7, 2011
Sire: 
Ch. Carrera Strike The Gold
Dam: 
Ch. Sandpiper's Blondes Have More Fun
*System/Date: 
CC All Breed System, 1/11
Handled by: 
Tara & Bruce Schulz
 
 
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2011 Westminster Kennel Club Best of Breed Winner
Call Name: 
Eira
Breed: 
Wire Fox Terrier
Owned by: 
Torie Steele & Maryann Roma
Bred by: 
Torie Steele & Maryann Roma
Award: 
Best of Breed
Judge: 
Mrs. Rosalind Kraus Kramer
Show: 
Westminster Kennel Club
Date: 
February 15, 2011
Sire: 
Ch. Galsul Excellence
Dam: 
Ch. Ironhill's Jitterbug
Handled by: 
Gabriel & Ivonne Rangel
 
 
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Multi BOB, Group Placer & Group Winner - #2 APC Bitch* in Breed &
#3 APC Bitch in All Breed for 2009 - BOS at AKC/Eukanuba '09.
Call Name: 
Snicket
Breed: 
Pomeranian
Owned by: 
Nannette Walker & Ron Walker
Bred by: 
Mary E. Latimer
Sire: 
Ch. Damascusroad Dream Buster, ROM'X
Dam: 
Ch. Sofine's Legally Blonde, ROM
*System/Date: 
American Pomeranian Club Breed System, 2009
**System/Date: 
American Pomeranian Club All Breed System, 2009
Handled by:
Nannette Walker
 
 
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#1 Belgian Sheepdog*
Owner/Breeder Handled
Call Name: 
Bailey
Breed: 
Belgian Sheepdog
Owned by: 
Kathy Sutton DVM & Lisa Leffingwell
Bred by: 
Kathy Sutton DVM & Lisa Leffingwell
Award: 
Herding Group Fourth
Judge: 
Mr. Randall K. Sheets
Show: 
Dog Fanciers Association of Oregon
Date: 
January 22, 2011
Sire: 
Ch. Mawrmyth Never Say Never Mika
Dam: 
Ch. Liswyn's Head Over Heels Mika
*System/Date: 
CC Breed System, 1/11
Handled by: 
Lisa Leffingwell
 
 
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Top Winning Black Norwegian Buhund in CKC/AKC History - First Black Norwegian Buhund
Champion in the US & Canada - 2010's Number 1 Norwegian Buhund in the US & Canada*
Call Name: 
Gruff
Breed: 
Norwegian Buhund
Owned by: 
Dawne Deeley & Lisa Donnelly
Bred by: 
Else Konny Turner,
AKC Breeder of Merit
Award: 
Best of Breed
Judge: 
Mr. Robert Stein
Show: 
Westminster Kennel Club
Date: 
February 14, 2011
Sire: 
B Trollmannen Bamse Brakar
Dam: 
Tis Hanna Ide-Gran
*System/Date: 
2010 Final Statistics
Handled by: 
Doug Belter
 
 
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Riley Rocks!
Best of Breed All Three Days in Atlanta.
Call Name: 
Riley
Breed: 
Cairn Terrier
Owned by: 
Bill Rothe & Gay Rothe
Bred by: 
Ann F. Kerr
Award: 
Back-to-Back-to-Back Bests of Breed
Judges: 
Mrs. Elaine L. Whitney (pictured) & Mr. Robert J. Whitney & Mrs. Sari Brewster Tietjen
Show: 
Cherokee Rose Cluster
Date: 
February 4-6, 2011
Sire: 
Ch. Cairnbrae Keeper's Son McDuff
Dam: 
Cairnbrae's Pirate's Booty
Handled by: 
Tracy Szaras
 
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Nell & Stetson: Racking up group placements and in
the top 20 GSDs in breed & all breed points.*
Call Name: 
Nell (L) & Stetson (R)
Breed: 
German Shepherd Dog
Owned by: 
Sharon Todoroff (Nell) & Brenda Ogren & Sharon Todoroff (Stetson)
Bred by: 
Sharon Todoroff,
AKC Breeder of Merit
(Nell & Stetson)
Award: 
Back-to-Back Herding Group Firsts (Nell) & Best-of-Breed & Herding Group Second (Stetson)
Judges: 
Arley D. Hussin & Prof. Douglas C. Taylor (Nell) & Ms. Joyce A. Vanek, G2 & Col. Joe B. Purkhiser, BOB (Stetson)
Show: 
St. Charles Missouri Kennel Club, 1&2 (Nell) & Dog Fanciers Association of Oregon (Stetson)
Date: 
January 29-30, 2011 (Nell) & January 5, 2011 (Stetson)
Sire: 
Ch. Trafalgar's Premium Blend (Nell) & Ch. Todorhaus Tennessee Jed HT (Stetson)
Dam: 
Ch. Todorhaus Chablis Evil Ways (Nell) & Todor-Marquis Notorious (Stetson)
*System/Date: 
AKC Reporting System - Breed & All Breed Standings, for events processed through 2/13/11
Handled by:
Colette Livingston (Nell) & Sammie McDowell (Stetson)
 
 
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Busy Izzy - Multiple Group Winner
Thank you judge Judy Webb
Call Name: 
Izzy
Breed: 
Australian Terrier
Owned by: 
Kreg B. Hill & William I. Christensen
Bred by: 
Kreg B. Hill & William I. Christensen
Award: 
Terrier Group Third
Judge: 
Mrs. Judy Webb
Show: 
Orange Empire Dog Club
Date: 
January 30, 2011
Sire: 
Ch. Quentin Christhill RN CDX
Dam: 
Ch. Dreamtime's Zoe Christhill CD RN
Handled by: 
Carlos Carrizo
 
 
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What do you do after winning at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship?
You go and win at Westminster! "Gabe" winning when it really counts.
Call Name: 
Gabe
Breed: 
Shetland Sheepdog
Owned by: 
Emily Anderson & Dee Kraft
Bred by: 
Emily Anderson & Dee Kraft
Award: 
Best of Breed
Judge: 
Dr. H. Scott Kellogg
Show: 
Westminster Kennel Club
Date: 
February 14, 2011
Sire: 
Ch. Krystalyn's Crowd Pleaser
Dam: 
Leeason's Soft Rock Café
Handled by: 
Linda Guihen
 
 
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#7 Grand Champion Border Collie*
Thank you Judge Laurie Telfair for the BOB at Hendersonville KC
Call Name: 
Jay Jay
Breed: 
Border Collie
Owned by: 
Dionne (Debbie) Butt & Linda Martens & Darnell Martens
Bred by: 
Dionne Butt
(2010 AKC Breeder of the Year Recipient & AKC Breeder of Merit)
& Deanne Veselka
Award: 
Best of Breed
Judge: 
Ms. Laurie King Telfair
Show: 
Hendersonville Kennel Club
Date: 
February 19, 2011
Sire: 
GCh. Borderfame Signature
Dam: 
Wildblue Pale Fire
*System/Date: 
AKC Grand Champion System, for events processed through 2/13/11
Handled by: 
Darnell Martens
 
 
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#5 Doberman All Breed* - Carrera has another weekend of
Back-to-Back Group 1's. Thank you to all the judges.
Call Name: 
Carrera
Breed: 
Doberman Pinscher
Owned by: 
Roy Keith & Janice Keith & Linda George
Bred by: 
Linda George & Rick George & Barbara Abrams
Award: 
Working Group First
Judge: 
Dr. J. Donald Jones
Show: 
Abilene Kennel Club
Date: 
January 30, 2011
Sire: 
Ch. Foxfire's Take'N It All
Dam: 
Ch. Horizon's Soiree
*System/Date: 
DN All Breed System, 1/11
Handled by: 
Linda George
 
 
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AKC Breeder of Merit
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760-751-2757
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