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Call Name: Simon     Breed: Miniature Bull Terrier
Owned by: Marilyn Jacobs-Foxbriar Kennels & Andrey Klishas & Elisabeth Feuz
Bred by: Claudie Lauber & Elisabeth Feuz

Award: Best in Show & Two Terrier Group Firsts
Judges: Mr. Ricardo G. Forastieri Gonzalez (BIS) & Mrs. Helen Lee James & Ms. Sandra Goose Allen
Show: Silver Bay Kennel Club (1 & 2)
Date: February 25 & 26, 2012

Sire: Enyor Warrior From Margins 
Dam: Anirella's I'm so Pretty
Handled by: Jorge & Susie Olivera


World/French/American Champion
2011 World Dog Show Terrier Group Winner

Call Name: Sky     Breed: Wire Fox Terrier
Owned by: Victor Malzoni Jr. & Torie Steele &
co-owners: Mary and Scott Olund & Diane Ryan
Bred by: A. J. Pertuit Jr. & Betty Seaton

Award: Best in Show
Judge: Mr. Edd E. Bivin
Show: International Kennel Club
Date: February 25, 2012

Sire: Fyrewyre Fast And Furious 
Dam: Fyrewyre Forget-Me-Not
Handled by: Gabriel and Ivonne Rangel


Rare Breed - Rare Dog

Call Name: Tanner     Breed: Kuvasz
Owned by: Mercedes Vila & Lynn Brady & Connie Townsend & Claudia Muir
Bred by: Connie Townsend, Lynn Brady, Bea Page & Clay Page - AKC Breeders of Merit

Award: Best in Show
Judge: Mrs. Nancy Liebes
Show: Cyclone Country Kennel Club
of Ames
Date: February 19, 2012

Sire: Ch. Szumeria's Irish By Nature 
Dam: Ch. Szumeria's One For The Money CD RE NAP
Handled by: Diana Wilson


Best in Show Winner - Best in Specialty Show Winner
#1 Lhasa Apso* - Top 20 Non-Sporting Dog**

Call Name: Kid     Breed: Lhasa Apso
Owned by: Xeralane Kennel & Susan Giles & Mary Vaden & Wendy Harper &
Muriel Wolverton
Bred by: Xeralane Kennel

Award: Non-Sporting Group First
Judge: Mrs. M. Jean Lade
Show: Greenville Kennel Club
Date: February 18, 2012

Sire: Ch. Xeralane's Rock Star 
Dam: Xeralane's Victory Cheer
Handled by: Susan Giles
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*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 01/12
**System/Date: CC System, 01/12

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See Why The Front Page of the Wall Street Journal Called Oscar
"The Underdog to Root For"- OscartheGrouchDog.com

Call Name: Oscar     Breed: Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
Owned by: David Moskowitz

Award: Four Back-to-Back Bests of Breed
Judges: Mrs. Linda C. Krukar & Mr. Roger R. Hartinger & Mr. Peter J. Machen & Mr. Robert E. Fetter
Show: Inverness Florida KC & Tampa Bay KC & Clearwater KC & Pasco Florida KC
Date: January 19-22, 2012

Sire: GCh. Korona Rossii Yaroslav 
Dam: Ch. Whispering Palm's Heaven Can Wait
Handled by: Ashley Cuzzolino &
Kelly Rauschmeier
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*System/Date: CC Breed & All Breed Systems, 01/12
DOB: 4/03/2010


America's Number One Bloodhound*
Number Five Hound**

Call Name: Kiss     Breed: Bloodhound
Owned by: Susan LaCroix Hamil & Heather Whitcomb
Bred by: Susan LaCroix Hamil & Heather Whitcomb

Award: Hound Group First
Judge: Mrs. Keke Kahn
Show: International Kennel Club
Date: February 26, 2012

Sire: Ch. Heathcliff Claimjumper 
Dam: Ch. Heather's Go Tell It On the Mtn.
Handled by: Bruce Schultz & Tara Schulz - SchultzDogHandling.com
Kissythebloodhound on Facebook

*System/Date: CC Breed & All Breed Systems, 1/12
**System/Date: CC System, 1/12


First Black Russian Terrier to Achieve a "Triple Crown"
AKC/Eukanuba National Championship - BRT National - Westminster KC

Call Name: Zil     Breed: Black Russian Terrier
Owned by: Donna Patterson
Bred by: Wayne Woicek & Pat Woicek

Award: Best of Breed
Judge: Mr. Rick Gschwender
Show: Westminster Kennel Club
Date: February 14, 2012

Sire: Ch. Malahovskiy Non Stop 
Dam: U-CDX Ch. Anjushka Taras Sarja UD RE AXP AJP CGC
Handled by: David Harper

*System/Date: All Systems for 2012, for events processed through 2/15/12
**System/Date: 2011 Final Statistics, Breed Standings


A Top 15 Terrier*
Multiple Best in Show - Multiple Best in Specialty Show

Call Name: Betsy     Breed: Scottish Terrier
Owned by: Vandra Huber
Bred by: Vandra Huber & Michael Krolewski

Award: Terrier Group Third
Judge: Mrs. Cindy Vogels
Show: International Kennel Club
Date: February 25, 2012

Sire: Ch. Land Rose JP All Right 
Dam: Ch. McVan's Fire Starter
Handled by: Rebecca Cross
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*System/Date: CC System, 1/12

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The Essence of the Maltese

Call Name: KENO     Breed: Maltese
Owned by: L. Sarah Lawrence & Judy E. McQuiston
Bred by: Pat Keen-Fernandes

Award: First Award of Merit
Judge: Mrs. Judy Webb
Show: Westminster Kennel Club
Date: February 13, 2012

Sire: Ch. White Field Here Comes Trouble 
Dam: Richelieu American Beauty
Handled by: L. Sarah Lawrence


Call Name: Kirk     Breed: Pekingese
Owned by: Anne Salome & Timothy Reese & Randy Winters
Bred by: Timothy Reese & Randy L. Winters

Award: Toy Group Fourth
Judge: Ms. Denny C. Mounce
Show: Hobbs New Mexico Kennel Club
Date: February 6, 2012

Sire: Ch. Dunkirk Trademark 
Dam: Ch. Dunkirk Truth Or Dare
Handled by: Susie and Jorge Olivera

*System/Date: CC Breed System, 1/12


Dazzling her way to the top.
Thank you Ms. Mounce for this exciting win.

Call Name: Daphne     Breed: Brittany
Owned by: Allyson Godfroid
Bred by: Shelley Grant

Award: Sporting Group First
Judge: Ms. Denny Mounce
Show: South Arkansas Kennel Club
Date: February 18, 2012

Sire: Ataboy's Fly'n Hi's Casper 
Dam: Ataboy's Reving to Go
Handled by: Phil and Amy Booth


Olive received 3 group ribbons her first 2 weekends.
Thanks to these judges who recognize her true Kerry Blue Terrier type!

Call Name: Olive     Breed: Kerry Blue Terrier
Owned by: Lois Grier & Ted Grier
Bred by: Lois Grier & Ted Grier - AKC Breeders of Merit

Award: Terrier Group Second & Terrier Group Third & Terrier Group Fourth
Judges: Mrs. Anne Katona (G2) & Mrs. Sharol C. Way (G3) & Mr. Terry Stacy (G4)
Show: St. Charles Missouri KC (1 & 2) & Cyclone KC
Date: January - February, 2012

Sire: Ch. Vlad Dracul Braudog 
Dam: Ch. Valtera's Miss Krisma Revlin CGC CD RN ROM
Handled by: Lois Grier

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Izzy takes the Award of Merit under Judge Peter J. Green.

Call Name: Izzy     Breed: Australian Terrier
Owned by: Kreg B. Hill & William I. Christensen
Bred by: Kreg B. Hill & William I. Christensen

Award: Award of Merit
Judge: Mr. Peter J. Green
Show: Westminster Kennel Club
Date: February 14, 2012

Sire: Ch. Quentin Christhill RN CDX 
Dam: Ch. Dreamtime's Zoe Christhill CD RN
Handled by: Joseph Washnesky


Apolo Started His Specials Career with 3 Group Firsts
and as the #3 Scottish Terrier All Breed*!

Call Name: Apolo     Breed: Scottish Terrier
Owned by: Kelli and David Edell
Bred by: Kelli and David Edell

Award: Three Terrier Group Firsts
Judges: Mrs. Loraine Boutwell & Ms. Jane Roppolo & Ms. Christine Erickson
Show: Corpus Christi KC & Baton Rouge KC (1 & 2)
Date: January 14, 26 & 27, 2012

Sire: Ch. Canthook I Like Ike 
Dam: Ch. Kelwyn's Holle Berry
Handled by: Chuy Moreno

*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 1/12

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Photo Credits

InFocusByMiguel (P) *Main Photo Only
GCh. McVan's Be Bop Baby
GCh. Xeralane's Kid Rock
GCh. Quiet Creek's Kiss and Tell
Ch. Afterall Painting the Sky

Ethan & Co. (D)
GCh. Dytona VIP
Ch. Richelieu's Here Comes Trouble Again

Derek Glas Photography + Graphics (D & P)
GCh. Szumeria's Wildwood Silver Six Pence
Ch. Kelwyn's History in the Making

Melody L. Falcone (D)

Ree Maple (P)
GCh. Matterhorn's Oscar The Grouch

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