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Number 1 Karelian Bear Dog in Canada - Top Ten Working Dog in Canada*
Multiple Best in Show Winner

Call Name: Kosto     Breed: Karelian Bear Dog
Owned by: Olli Rahi & Doug Belter
Bred by: Dawne Deeley

Sire: Multi Ch. Tsarshadow's The Beserker 
Dam: Ch. Kosselon Mimmi
Handled by: Dawne Deeley

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*System/Date: Canuckdogs.com, 2011 Finals


Our sincere appreciation to the Judges.

Call Name: Chanel     Breed: Whippet
Owned by: Carey Lawrence & Lori Lawrence
Bred by: Lori Lawrence & Dianne Bowen

Sire: Ch. Sunbeam Rembrandt of Endeavor ROM 
Dam: Ch. Starline's Dream Date ROM

Handled by: Lori Wilson


Multiple Group Winner

Call Name: Solo     Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Owned by: Priscilla Hays & Brad Hill & Kathleen Salvucci
Bred by: Kathleen Salvucci

Award: Three Herding Group Firsts
Judges: Mr. Steven D. Gladstone &
Mrs. Anitra Cuneo & Mrs. Edna K.
(Katie) Gammill
Show: Newton KC & Sussex KC & Worcester County KC
Date: September-December, 2011

Sire: Ch. Hayshill's Cole Younger 
Dam: Aramists Long Tangoonthenite Myjoy
Handled by: Michael Reed
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"Foenix is the best IG I ever judged; she is elegant, refined, just perfect!"
—Breeder/Judge Mr. Gabriel Valdez

Call Name: Foenix     Breed: Italian Greyhound
Owned by: John Voyager
Bred by: John Voyager

Award: Toy Group Third
Judge: Mr. Gabriel Valdez
Show: Elora Gorge Kennel Club (Can)
Date: December 29, 2011

Sire: Can Ch. Dandy Du Domain De Chanteloup 
Dam: Am/Can Ch. Donatela Angel
Handled by: John Voyager

*System/Date: Best Dog in Canada

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Call Name: Leila     Breed: Weimaraner
Owned by: Bradley Rosenberg, MD & Jo Ann Rosenberg
Bred by: Dean Langwiser & Felicia R. Langwiser

Award: Three Bests of Breed
Judge: Mrs. Billie Hayes & Mr. Gary L. Andersen & Mrs. Vicki L. Abbott
Show: Arizona White Mountain KC (1 & 2) & KC of Riverside
Date: October, 2011

Sire: Ch. Top Hat's Big Wave Surfer 
Dam: Ch. Schattenberg's L.A. Woman
Handled by: Tammy Miyagawa & Lynda O'Connor & Pam Lambie
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Curry Sweeps Montgomery Weekend!

Call Name: Curry     Breed: Glen of Imaal Terrier
Owned by: Bruce Sussman & Robert Shuter & Maura High
Bred by: Maura High

Award: Best in Specialty Show
Judge: Mr. Alfred Ferrugiaro
Show: Montgomery Kennel Club
Date: October 9, 2011

Sire: Ch. Malsville Soldier Blue 
Dam: Coleraine's Budget Inn
Handled by: Bruce Sussman


A Handsome Young Male at the Top of His Standard
Multiple Group Placing and Group Winning!

Call Name: Johnnie     Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback
Owned by: Robin and Kent MacFarlane
Bred by: Bonnie Johnson & Daniel Wood

Award: Hound Group First
Judge: Mr. Juan Alberto Grillo Londono
Show: Merrimack Valley Kennel Club
Date: January 15, 2012

Sire: Ch. Artemis Lay on Macduff of Shabani 
Dam: Ch. Shabani's Shot of Brandi
Handled by: Robin and Kent MacFarlane


Our sincere appreciation to Judge Elaine Lessig and to the Dynamic Duo
Jenny and Wood as well as 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: Winners Dog
Judge: Mrs. Elaine J. Lessig
Show: Sand to Sea Non-Sporting Association of Southern California
Date: January 6, 2012

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

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Call Name: Owen     Breed: Shih Tzu
Owned by: Mr. and Mrs. Christiaan Aucamp & Xeralane Kennel
Bred by: Xeralane Kennel

Award: Best In Show
Judge: Mrs. Lenora M. Riddle
Show: Kenai Kennel Club
Date: January 28, 2012

Sire: Multi BIS BISS Ch. Xeralane's Face The Music 
Dam: Cheina Doll's GMSFergie Of Xeralane
Handled by: Adrian K. Agard


Thanks judges for awarding a true dual-purpose Sussex
BOB, Best Sussex in FT (ASC '12), BIS FT (ASC '11), BOS (AKC/Euk)

Call Name: Millicent     Breed: Sussex Spaniel
Owned by: Patricia Petraglia & C. Yankowski & J. Haverick
Bred by: D. Johnson & J. Haverick & J. Hubbard & D. Duffy

Award: Best of Breed
Judge: Mrs. Billie Hayes
Show: American Spaniel Club
Date: January 8, 2012

Sire: GCh. Three D Vansan Rumor Has It 
Dam: Ch. Three D Tickled Pink
Handled by: Jennifer Alston Pahl


Bomber Explodes into 2012
Back-to-Back Specialty Wins and a Group 1 in just two weekends!

Call Name: Bomber     Breed: English Setter
Owned by: Mary Martha Dorward
Bred by: D. and S. Miller & C. Heithaus & B. Fischer

Award: Sporting Group First
Judge: Mrs. Kimberly Meredith-Cavanna
Show: San Fernando Kennel Club
Date: January 21, 2012

Sire: GCh. Honeygait Wilsonlake on the Rocks 
Dam: Ch. Palisades Vision of Xo-lence
Handled by: Carlos Carrizo

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Ch. Tsarshadow's I Speak of War
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