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2011 #1 Terrier - Top Twenty Among All Breeds* - #1 Wire Fox Terrier**
2011 National Best in Specialty Winner - 17 Bests in Show - GWTA of SoCa BISS, 6/25

Call Name: Eira     Breed: Wire Fox Terrier
Owned by: Torie Steele & Mary Ann Roma
Bred by: Torie Steele

Award: Terrier Group First
Judge: Mr. Peter J. Green
Show: 2011 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship
Date: December 17, 2011

Sire: Ch. Galsul Excellence 
Dam: Ch. Ironhill's Jitterbug
Handled by: Gabriel & Ivonne Rangel
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*System/Date: 2011 Final Statistics
**System/Date: 2011 Final Statistics, Breed & All Breed Standings


Dazzle gets another Best in Show at Tacoma Kennel Club on January 16.
Thank you Judge Bernadette Cox for this recent win!

Call Name: Dazzle     Breed: English Setter
Owned by: Donald Jensen & Georjean Jensen (Pamir, Reg.) &
Erik Strickland & Jennifer Strickland
Bred by: Jim Jannard & Paula Dempsey - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Best in Show
Judges: Mr. Wayne Burton (BOB) & Mr. Robert E. Stein (G1) & Mr. Stephen J. Hubbell (BIS)
Show: Kennel Club of Palm Springs
Date: January 7, 2012

Sire: Ch. Oakley's Cigar 
Dam: Ch. Oakley's Fate
Handled by: Bruce Schultz


Multiple Best in Show & Best in Specialty Show Winner
2011 The Number One Lakeland Terrier*

Call Name: Spot     Breed: Lakeland Terrier
Owned by: Anthony J. Barker & Susan Fraser & Maria M. Sacco
Bred by: Norman Kenney & Lynda Kenney & Susan Fraser & Maria M. Sacco

Award: Best in Show
Judge: Mr. W. Everett Dean Jr.
Show: Worcester County Kennel Club
Date: December 3, 2011

Sire: Ch. Northcote's No Doubt 
Dam: Ch. Larkspur Acadia October Sky
Handled by: RC Carusi & Shari Boyd-Carusi
Assisted by: Catherine Pikul

*System/Date: 2011 Final Statistics, All Breed Standings


WHAT A WEEKEND! Jerry Lee  was #11 Golden in 2011* with limited showing, and is Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Golden Retriever Club Top Conformation Dog for 2011

Call Name: Jerry Lee     Breed: Golden Retriever
Owned by: Richard A. Caldwell & Patti B. Caldwell
Bred by: Richard Caldwell

Award: Best in Show & Four Sporting Group Firsts
Judges: Mrs. Jeannette McGinnis & Mrs. Robert E. Stein & Mrs. Terry B. Carter (BIS & G1) & Mrs. Jean Fournier
Show: Brandon KC of Mississippi (1 & 2) & Mississippi State KC (1 & 2)
Date: December 15-18, 2011

Sire: Ch. Seeshaw Dylan's Evening Blaze SH 
Dam: MBISS GCh. Glengowan's Sugar and Spice OD
Handled by: Christopher Keith

*System/Date: 2011 Final Statistics, All Breed Standings

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America's #1 Working Dog - Number Three Dog Among All Breeds*
Number One Boxer** - 88 Bests in Show

Call Name: Scarlett     Breed: Boxer
Owned by: Debbie McCarrol, Madegan Boxers & Mrs. Jack Bilhardt, Wood's End
& Sergio Tenenbaum
Bred by: Tina Porter & Lee Stanton

Award: Working Group First
Judge: Mr. Edd E. Bivin
Show: 2011 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship
Date: December 17, 2011

Sire: Ch. Brookwood's Place of Dreams 
Dam: Can Ch. Winfall's I've Got Style
Handled by: Diego & Eve Garcia
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*System/Date: 2011 Final Statistics
*System/Date: 2011 Final Statistics, All Breed Standings



Call Name: Brick     Breed: Australian Cattle Dog
Owned by: Joyce Rowland & Dee McNeil & Kelli Watkins
Bred by: Heather Warn & Tracy Carlton

Award: Back-to-Back Herding Group Firsts
Judges: Mrs. Dorothy N. Collier &
Mrs. Marjorie A. Tuff
Show: Kennel Club of Palm Springs
Date: January 7-8, 2011

Sire: Ch. Kurpas' Hunker Down 
Dam: Ch. Cc's Hard On The Ticker
Handled by: Kim Griffith, PHA

*System/Date: 2011 Final Statistics


Thank you to Judge Frances Colonna for this wonderful honor!

Call Name: Asa     Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback
Owned by: Adella Thompson
Bred by: Marie Cotton & Sharon Welsh

Award: Hound Group Third & Back-to-Back Bests of Breed & Back-to-Back Select Dog
Judges: Mrs. Frances H. Colonna (G3 & BOB) & Mr. Timothy Catterson (BOB) & Mr. Juan Alberto Grillo Londono (SD) & Mr. Ralph M. Lemcke (SD)
Show: Greater Lowell KC (1 & 2) & Merrimack Valley KC (1 & 2)
Date: January 13-16, 2012

Sire: Ch. Spring Valley's Tuscan Son 
Dam: Spring Valley's Tuscan Lady
Handled by: Jack Seacrest & Courtney Norris, Exclusively Handled


AKC Select Dog, 2011 Nationals - #3 Newfoundland** - Multiple Group Placements
Thank you Judges!

Call Name: Snazzy     Breed: Newfoundland
Owned by: Laura Rader & Julie Fitser & Debra Thornton
Bred by: Debra Thornton - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Award of Excellence
Judge: Mr. Jay Richardson
Show: 2011 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship
Date: December 18, 2011

Sire: GCh. Fairweather's Keepsake at Darbydale 
Dam: Ch. Cypress Bay's Ya-Ya Princess
Handled by: Laura Rader

* Pending AKC Confirmation of Title
*System/Date: 2011 Final Statistics, Breed Standings

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Special thanks to judge Kenneth Berg. And a big thank-you to
the Dynamic Duo Wood & Jenny Wornall and the Commissioner Andrew Peel

Call Name: Batman     Breed: French Bulldog
Owned by: Rex Linn & Juanita Imperiale & Vincent Imperiale
Bred by: Linda Maingot & Juanita Imperiale & Jill Neidig

Award: Best of Winners
Judge: Mr. Kenneth E. Berg
Show: Santa Maria Kennel Club
Date: November 21, 2011

Sire: Ch. El Torro's Capteur de Reves 
Dam: Ch. Imperiale Bella Ridge's Leslie Caron
Handled by: Wood Wornall & Jenny Wornall & Andrew Peel


Carrera starts and finishes a Top Ten Doberman for 2011*.
Thank you for a great 2011, looking forward to 2012.

Call Name: Carrera     Breed: Doberman Pinscher
Owned by: Roy Keith & Janice Keith & Linda George
Bred by: Linda George & Rick George & Barbara Abrams

Sire: Ch. Foxfire's Take'N It All 
Dam: Ch. Horizon's Soiree
Handled by: Linda George


Consistently the Belgian Connoisseur's Choice in 2011.
Looking forward to a great 2012!

Call Name: Lulu     Breed: Belgian Tervuren
Owned by: Janina and Darlene Laurin
Bred by: Lawrence "Skip" Stanbridge

Award: Best of Breed & Herding Group First
Judges: Dr. Tom Davies (BOB) & Mrs. Cathy Daugherty (G1)
Show: 2011 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship (BOB) & Worcester Kennel Club (G1)
Date: December 4 & 18, 2011

Sire: Ch. Nicha's Dylan At Chantryile CD 
Dam: Ch. Mishaook's Havana Hana
Handled by: Darlene Laurin


2011 #2 Yorkie*

Call Name: Arty     Breed: Yorkshire Terrier
Owned by: Mark Dearinger
Bred by: Ava Tyree

Sire: TyAva's Double Shot 
Dam: Robrex's Ingenue

Handled by: Mark Dearinger

*System/Date: 2011 Final Statistics, Breed Standings

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InFocusByMiguel (P) *Main Photo Only
GCh. Steele Your Heart
Ch. Larkspur Acadia Save ME A Spot
GCh. Winfall Brookwood Styled Dream

Adella Thompson (P)
GCh. Spring Valley's Always There

Kelley C. Kotch (D)
GCh. Spring Valley's Always There

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