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#1 Wire Fox Terrier* - World/French/American Champion
2011 World Dog Show Terrier Group Winner - Multiple Best in Show 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. Clay Coady
Show: Sacramento Kennel Club
Date: April 15, 2012

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

*System/Date: CC All Breed, 3/12


The Essence of the Maltese

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

Award: Toy Group First
Judge: Mrs. Sandy Gelinas
Show: Springfield Kennel Club
Date: April 20, 2012

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


Multiple Best of Breed Winner
Group Placing

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: Best of Breed
Judge: Ms. Bettyann Hale
Show: Sahuaro State Kennel Club
Date: February 3, 2012

Sire: Ch. Top Hat's Big Wave Surfer
Dam: Ch. Schattenberg's L.A. Woman
Handled by: Team Leila - Pam Lambie & Lynda O'Connor, PHA & AKC Reg. Handler
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Call Name: Rory     Breed: Gordon Setter
Owned by: Ellen Shanahan
Bred by: Mike Brnger & Ellen Shanahan and Donnah Brnger - AKC Breeders of Merit

Award: Sporting Group Third
Judge: Dr. Robert A. Indeglia
Show: Champlain Valley Kennel Club
Date: October 10, 2011

Sire: Ch. Sandpiper's Brynbar For Damn Shore JH
Dam: Ch. Brynbar's Good Golly Miss Molly CD JH
Handled by: Stacy Snyder

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Thank you Judge Gloria Geringer for this wonderful 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. Gloria Geringer
Show: D'Arbonne Kennel Club
Date: April 22, 2012

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


Introduction Is Everything

Call Name: Fiona     Breed: Shih Tzu
Owned by: L. Sarah Lawrence & Donna M. Gerl
Bred by: L. Sarah Lawrence & Donna M. Gerl

Award: Toy Group First
Judge: Mrs. Arlene F. Benko
Show: South Windsor Kennel Club
Date: April 22, 2012

Sire: Ch. Krissy's Dream Lover
Dam: Ch. Whenshus Shes All That Peking
Handled by: L. Sarah Lawrence


Watch For Her

Call Name: Hartley     Breed: Whippet
Owned by: Lori and Carey Lawrence & Lori Wilson
Bred by: Angela Worden & Dianne Bowen - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Hound Group First
Judge: Ms. Kathy A. Forbes
Show: Heart of Iowa Kennel Club
Date: April 28, 2012

Sire: Ch. Starline's Sovereign ROM
Dam: Ch. Oxford's Dynasty
Handled by: Lori Wilson


#1 Pomeranian - Top 10 Toy

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

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

Handled by: Noble Inglett

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#1 Scottish Terrier* - #3 Terrier**
Our appreciation to Judges Roland L. Pelland (BIS) and Robert E. Hutton (G1).

Call Name: Phoebe     Breed: Scottish Terrier
Owned by: John Eggert & Daphne Eggert
Bred by: Carol Annan - Lomondview Scottish Terriers, Killearn, Scotland

Award: Best in Show
Judges: Mr. Roland L. Pelland (BIS) & Mr. Robert E. Hutton (G1)
Show: Harrisburg Kennel Club
Date: April 14, 2012

Sire: Raglan Royal Connection With Brio
Dam: UK Ch. Lomondview Clementine
Handled by: Ernesto Lara

*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 3/12
*System/Date: CC System, 3/12


Best in Show Winner & Multiple Best in Specialty Show Winner
#1 Shetland Sheepdog in America*

Call Name: Layne     Breed: Shetland Sheepdog
Owned by: Greg Speeks & Doug Mock
Bred by: Greg Speeks & Doug Mock

Award: Best in Show & Back-to-Back Herding Group Firsts
Judges: Mr. Thomas J. Feneis (G1) &
Mrs. Edeltraud Laurin (G1) & Dr. Carol
White-Moser (BIS)
Show: Mason and Dixon KC & Harrisburg KC
Date: April 14-15, 2012

Sire: Ch. Lochlyn Dream Catcher
Dam: Ch. Suncrest Ganache
Handled by: Greg Speeks
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*System/Date: CC Breed System, 3/12


Call Name: Ari     Breed: Flat-Coated Retriever
Owned by: Paul and Robin Briganti & Stephanie and Rici Morrill
Bred by: Masaki Shimizu

Award: Sporting Group First
Judge: Mrs. Eva E. Berg
Show: Chief Solano Kennel Club
Date: April 21, 2012

Sire: Ch. Whazthat's Kool Runner
Dam: Ch. Ms. Nala of Feathurquest
Handled by: Robin Briganti


Thank you Judge, Robert Caswell!
Multiple Group Placements

Call Name: Gus     Breed: Rottweiler
Owned by: Jennifer Scotten & Randall Scotten
Bred by: Gwen Fresquez & Linda Orr

Award: Working Group Second
Judge: Mr. Robert J. Caswell
Show: Chief Solano Kennel Club
Date: April 21, 2012

Sire: BISS Ch. Shelkon's A Cool Java Blend CDX
Dam: Schonheit's Doc Of The Bay
Handled by: Jenell Zanotto

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Maro & Keiko!

Call Name: Maro     Breed: Long Coat Chihuahua
Owned by: Mayumi Nagae
Bred by: Mayumi Nagae

Award: Toy Group First
Judge: Mrs. Donelle Richards
Show: Chief Solano Kennel Club
Date: April 22, 2012

Sire: Grace Marian Jp Mikado
Dam: Grace Marian Jp Momoka
Handled by: Keiko Shimizu
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The Grand Entrance

Breed: Boxer
Owned by: Steve and Ann Anderson
Bred by: Carol Hobbs & Marla Parsons

Award: Three Sporting Group Firsts
Judges: Dr. John A. Reeve-Newson &
Mr. Alberto Berrios & Mrs. Terry L. Berrios
Show: April 22-29, 2012
Date: Bloomington KC & Fort St. Clair KC
(1 & 2)

Sire: GCh. Carillon MVP
Dam: Ch. Ho-Pa's Penny For Your Thoughts
Handled by: Rick Justice


At only 18 months of age, Rafe and Dave are
blazing trails wherever they go!

Call Name: Rafe     Breed: Dalmatian
Owned by: Robert and Diana Skibinski & Jim and Michelle Boyd
Bred by: Diana Skibinski & Jim and Michelle Boyd - AKC Breeders of Merit

Award: Non-Sporting Group First
Judge: Mrs. Sally L. Vilas
Show: Salina Kennel Club
Date: April 6, 2012

Sire: BIS MBISS GCh. Mt. Bryton's Covert Operative
Dam: BIS GCh. Folklore Celtic C & C All About Me
Handled by: Dave Slattum


"Lola" gets a Special Win on a Specialty Weekend and
a Group Placement!

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

Award: Terrier Group Third & Best of Breed (MBTCA Supported Entry)
Judges: Mrs. Charlotte Clem McGowan (G3) & Mr. Merle Taylor (BOB)
Show: Mattoon Kennel Club
Date: April 29, 2012

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

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Ch. AfterAll Painting the Sky
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Ch. Richelieu's Here Comes Trouble Again
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Ch. WenShu's Sheza Dream

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GCh. CR Chase What Matters

Showtime Designs (D)
GCh. Suncrest Cerulean

Robert Skibinski (P)
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