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The Number 1 Irish Terrier*
Best in Show Winner - ITCA National Specialty Winner (Roving - June 12, 2011)

Call Name: Dodger     Breed: Irish Terrier
Owned by: Tony Barker & Victor Malzoni Jr.
Bred by: Kelly Wamsler

Award: Best of Breed
Judge: Mr. Peter J. Green
Show: Westminster Kennel Club
Date: December 14, 2012

Sire: Ch. Redoaks Rapidfire By Fleet St
Dam: Mac Rua's Fire Flower
Handled by: RC Carusi & Shari Boyd-Carusi
Assisted By: Catherine Pikul

*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 2/12


The Essence of the Maltese

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

Award: Toy Group Third
Judge: Mr. Roger R. Hartinger
Show: Rockland County Kennel Club
Date: February 25, 2012

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


Multiple Best in Show Winner

Call Name: Phoenix     Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier
Owned by: Benjamin Mosing & Co-Owned By: Valerie Piltz & Ed and Karen Thomason
Bred by: Ed and Karen Thomason - AKC Breeders of Merit
Loved By: Will Faudree

Award: Best in Show
Judge: Mr. Darryl Vice
Show: Kennel Club of Greater Victoria
Date: March 9, 2012

Sire: Ch. Benmar's Ring Master
Dam: Ch. Alpine's Jamaica Me Crazy
Handled by: Brian Livingston
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Thank you judges for this wonderful BIS and to Linda More and Cindy Vogels
for the IKC G1s and William Russell for the G1 at Seattle KC!

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. Gary L. Andersen (BIS) & Mrs. Betty Stites (G1) & Mr. Bud DiDonato (BOB)
Show: Lost Dutchman Kennel Club
Date: February 5, 2012

Sire: Ch. Oakley's Cigar
Dam: Ch. Oakley's Fate
Handled by: Bruce and Tara Schulz

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#1 Karelian Bear Dog - #5 Working Dog*
14 Bests in Show

Call Name: Kosto     Breed: Karelian Bear Dog
Owned by: Olli Rahi & Doug Belter
Bred by: Dawne Deeley - AKC Breeder of Merit

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

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*System/Date: Canuckdogs.com, 3/20/12


Jen & Jas 2012

Call Name: Jas     Breed: Shih Tzu
Owned by: L. Sarah Lawrence, Chatterbox
Bred by: Jill Petillo & Jennifer Miller

Award: Toy Group First
Judge: Ms. Carolyn A. Herbel
Show: Nashville Kennel Club
Date: March 11, 2011

Sire: GCh. Krissy's Malibu Dreams
Dam: Krissy's Savvy Dream
Handled by: Jennifer Miller-Farias


Call Name: Leila     Breed: Weimaraner
Owned by: Bradley Rosenberg, MD & Jo Ann Rosenberg
Bred by: Dean and Felicia R. Langwiser - AKC Breeders of Merit

Award: Three Bests of Breed
Judges: Ms. Bettyann Hale & Ms. Linda Kelly & Mrs. Betty Stites
Show: Sahuaro State KC (1 & 2) & Lost Dutchman KC
Date: February 3 - 6, 2012

Sire: Ch. Top Hat's Big Wave Surfer
Dam: Ch. Schattenberg's L.A. Woman
Handled by: Lynda O'Connor & Pam Lambie
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#1 Pomeranian - Top 10 Toy

Call Name: CHASE     Breed: Pomeranian
Owned by: Margo Koga
Bred by: Robert and Celeste Solano - AKC Breeders of Merit

Award: Two Bests in Show
Judges: Mr. Dana P. Cline & Mrs. Judith V. Daniels
Show: Greater Lowell KC & Merrimack Valley KC
Date: January 14-16, 2012

Sire: Ch. CR Tuff Guy of Isabella
Dam: CR N Bachman's Full O Mischief
Handled by: Noble Inglett

*System/Date: All Systems

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A Top Five Vizsla*
Multiple Group Winning

Call Name: Geri     Breed: Vizsla
Owned by: Katherine Stookey & Susan Potocik
Bred by: Katherine Stookey & Susan Potocik - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Best of Breed
Judge: Mrs. Patricia Lanctot
Show: Rockland County Kennel Club
Date: February 26, 2012

Sire: DC AFC Arsla And Auburn's Sunny Boy MH
Dam: Ch. Cinnabars Annie Only
Handled by: Adam Bernardin

*System/Date: CC Breed System, 2/12


Rain or Shine, Whatever "Lola" Wants "Lola" Gets
2011 Top 5 MBT in Breed & All Breed

Call Name: Lola     Breed: Miniature Bull Terrier
Owned by: Robin Kennedy & Giselle Simonds
Bred by: Robin Kennedy & Giselle Simonds - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Best of Breed
Judge: Mr. James E. Frederickson
Show: Del Sur Kennel Club
Date: March 17, 2012

Sire: A Elfhere Storm Troopa
Dam: Ch. Bonsai Genuine Risk
Handled by: Adrian Ghione & Owners: Robin Kennedy and Giselle Simonds

*System/Date: 2011 Final Statistics


Thank you Linda Reidel for the recent Group Placement

Call Name: Cam     Breed: Brittany
Owned by: Chris Robinson & Leslie Robinson & Katherine Sullivan
Bred by: Herbert Harrison and Donna Harrison and Louise Brown - AKC Breeders of Merit

Award: Sporting Group Second
Judge: Mrs. Linda M. Reidel
Show: Houston Kennel Club
Date: March 17, 2012

Sire: Ch. Dualan Marsport Supercharger
Dam: Ch. Zax Chilcote Dixieland Big Oak
Handled by: David and Jennifer Harper



Call Name: Jackson     Breed: Doberman Pinscher
Owned by: Dr. Anthony DiNardo & Mrs. Sheila DiNardo
Bred by: Dr. Anthony DiNardo & Mrs. Sheila DiNardo & Ann White

Award: Back-to-Back Bests in Show
Judges: Mr. Howard Falberg & Mr. Robert J. Caswell
Show: Rockland County Kennel Club (1 & 2)
Date: February 25-26, 2012

Sire: Ch. Alex De Akido San
Dam: Ch. Cambria's Victoria's Secret
Handled by: Gwen DeMilta

*System/Date: CC System, 2/12

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Photo Credits

InFocusByMiguel (P) *Main Photo Only
Ch. Tsarshadow's I Speak of War
GCh. Alpine's Ring of Fire
GCh. Kells Touch Of Fleet St

Ethan & Co. (D)
Ch. Krissy's Savvy Jasper
Ch. Richelieu's Here Comes Trouble Again

Nancy Spelke, Custom Dog Designs (D)
GCh. CR Chase What Matters

Christina Freitag (D)
GCh. Cinnabar's Sasco Finale

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