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America's #1 Terrier - Number 9 Dog Among All Breeds*
The #1 Wire Fox Terrier** - World/French/American Champion

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. Hans T. Lehtinen
Show: Bucks County Kennel Club
Date: May 5, 2012

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

*System/Date: AKC Reporting System, for events processed through 4/30/12
**System/Date: AKC Reporting System - Breed & All Breed Standings, for events
processed through 4/30/12


#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: Best in Specialty Show
Judge: Mrs. Charlotte P. Patterson
Show: American Pomeranian Club
Date: May 3, 2012

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

*System/Date: All Systems


Best in Show Winner - Best in Specialty Show Winner
Number One Lhasa Apso* - Top 15 Non-Sporting Dog**

Call Name: Kid     Breed: Lhasa Apso
Owned by: Xeralane Kennel & Susan Giles & Wendy Harper &
Muriel Wolverton & Michael Santora & Alan Loso
Bred by: Xeralane Kennel

Award: Non-Sporting Group First
Judge: Mr. Roger R. Hartinger
Show: Utah Valley Kennel Club
Date: May 3, 2012

Sire: Ch. Xeralane's Rock Star
Dam: Xeralane's Victory Cheer
Handled by: Susan Giles

*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 03/12
**System/Date: CC System, 03/12


Still the ONE - Another Group ONE for Gabe
The number ONE Shetland Sheepdog.*

Call Name: Gabe     Breed: Shetland Sheepdog
Owned by: Emily Anderson & Dee Kraft
Bred by: Emily Anderson & Dee Kraft

Award: Herding Group First
Judge: Mr. Carl J. Anderson
Show: Fort Worth Kennel Club
Date: March 25, 2012

Sire: Ch. Krystalyn's Crowd Pleaser
Dam: Leeason's Soft Rock Café
Handled by: Linda Guihen

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

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16 Bests in Show - Canada's #1 Karelian Bear Dog*
The #4 Working Dog* - The #12 Dog Among All Breeds*

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

Award: Best in Show
Judge: Mr. Leslie Rogers
Show: Mid Canada Dog Show
Date: May 13, 2012

Sire: Multi Ch. Tsarshadow's The Beserker
Dam: Ch. Kosselon Mimmi
Handled by: Dawne Deeley & Doug Belter
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*System/Date: CanuckDogs.com, 5/15/12


A Top Five Vizsla* - Multiple Group Winner

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

Award: Award of Merit
Judge: Mrs. Anne Savory Bolus
Show: Vizsla Club of America
Date: May 4, 2012

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

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


Undefeated in Breed for 2012

Call Name: ZAR     Breed: Swedish Vallhund
Owned by: Michelle Fromm
Bred by: Michelle Fromm - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Best of Breed
Judge: Ms. Chantal Andrew
Show: Superstition Kennel Club
Date: March 4, 2012

Sire: Mystarz Baileys Blazer
Dam: Cialmaen Swanhilda
Handled by: Shawna Swanson

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


Cairn Specialty Winner Captures Weekend of Group Placements.
Our sincere gratitude to Judges Fredrick Stephens, Patricia Trotter & Jon Cole.

Call Name: Lucas     Breed: Cairn Terrier
Owned by: Bill Doyle & Nancy Lentgis & Tom and Karin Godwin
Bred by: Tom and Karin Godwin & John and Carol Woodman

Award: Terrier Group Second & Terrier Group Third & Terrier Group Fourth
Judges: Mr. Fredrick R. Stephens (G2) & Mrs. Patricia V. Trotter (G3) & Mr. Jon R. Cole (G4)
Show: Palouse Hills Dog Fanciers & Lewis-Clark KC
Date: April 21-23, 2012

Sire: Ch. Terriwood Grand Slam
Dam: Lochwoods Invincible Challeng
Handled by: Tom Godwin

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Group Winner - Multiple Best in Specialty Winner
National Award of Merit Winner

Call Name: Calvin     Breed: Shetland Sheepdog
Owned by: Julie S. Iverson, DVM
Bred by: Julie S. Iverson, DVM - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Herding Group First
Judge: Ms. Helen W. Gleason
Show: Magic Valley Kennel Club
Date: April 27, 2012

Sire: Can Ch. Dundee Sharrow Santa Cruz
Dam: Am/Can Ch. Homespun Allspice Sliverlicious PT NAJ
Handled by: Katie Grohowalski


Thank you Judge Jon Cole and Judge Anne Savory Bolus
for these wonderful wins.

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

Award: Back-to-Back Sporting Group Thirds
Judges: Mrs. Anne Savory Bolus (G3) & Mr. Jon R. Cole (G3)
Show: Southeast Alabama KC & Macon KC
Date: May 11-12, 2012

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


Multiple Best in Show Winner
Always Presented by Earl Shore

Call Name: Cody     Breed: Great Dane
Owned by: Joy Lobato & Kelly Lyons & Angela Stillwell &
Leslie Hotchkiss & Eric and Sonya Weber
Bred by: Joy Lobato & Erin Brandon

Award: Best in Show
Judge: Mrs. Lowell (Arlene) K. Davis
Show: Crawford County Kennel Club
Date: May 6, 2012

Sire: Rockingdane's In From the Cold
Dam: BIS BISS Ch. Lobato's Anything Goes HOF AOM
Handled by: Earl Shore

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


Up and Coming Stars.
Great Job Comet and Chloe!

Call Name: Comet     Breed: Portuguese Water Dog
Owned by: Lisa M. and Mike Gallow & Karen D'Augusta & Chloe Lete
Bred by: Karen and Lloyd D'Augusta & Lisa Hubbart - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Back-to-Back Bests of Breed & Working Group Third
Judges: Mrs. Jeanne D. Zuver & Dr. Carmen L. Battaglia (G3)
Show: Gavilan Kennel Club
Date: May 5-6, 2012

Sire: Ch. Farallon Fire 'N Ice
Dam: Ch. Alto Mare Dancing In The Sea CD RE
Handled by: Chloe Lete

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Ch. AfterAll Painting the Sky
BIS BISS GCh. Xeralane's Kid Rock
Multi Int'l. Ch. Tsarshadow's I Speak of War

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GCh. CR Chase What Matters

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