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America's #1 Terrier* - Number 4 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. Neville Hodgkins
Show: Hatboro Dog Club
Date: October 4, 2012

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

*System/Date: CC All breed System, 09/12


# 1 Dog All Breeds* - Top Winning German Wirehaired Pointer in History**
National Specialty BIS Winner 2011 and 2012

Call Name: Oakley     Breed: German Wirehaired Pointer
Owned by: Victor Malzoni Jr.
Bred by: Claire Wisch & Kelly Wisch & Helen George

Award: National Specialty Best in Show
Judge: Ms. Gretchen K. Schultz
Show: German Wirehaired Pointer Club
of America
Date: October 7, 2012

Sire: Ch. Ripsnorter Thunderhart
Dam: Ch. Mountain View's Next Strike
Handled by: Phil and Amy Booth

*System/Date: AKC Reporting System - All Breed standings, for events processed through 10/6/12
**System/Date: Based on Independent Records


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: Two Group Second & Toy Group First & Toy Group Third
Judges: Mr. Robert E. Hutton (G2) &
Mrs. Gloria Geringer (G1) &
Mrs. Thora P Brown (G3)
Show: Palisades KC (1 & 2) & Ramapo KC
Date: October 12-14, 2012

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


Call Name: Chet     Breed: Harrier
Owned by: Joe Sanchez
Bred by: Susan Stacy Lowder - AKC Breeder of Merit & Ken Nell & Miriam Nell

Award: National Specialty Best in Show
Judge: Mr. Robert Stein
Show: Harrier Club of America
Date: October 20, 2012

Sire: Ch. Downhome Family Tradition
Dam: Tallyho Joyful
Handled by: Susie & Jorge Olivera
Design By Melody

*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 09/12

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Am/Int BIS Winner - Am/Can BISS Winner - Multiple Group Winner
6 Schipperke Specialties & Canadian Schipperke Club Nat'l Specialty Winner

Call Name: Cedric     Breed: Schipperke
Owned by: Kristen Henry
Bred by: Kristen Henry - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Best of Breed in Specialty Show
Judge: Mr. Rodney Merry
Show: Lone Star Schipperke Club
Date: September 29, 2012

Sire: Ch. Kurakuma Mentha's Robbie
Dam: Ch. Bonchien Safari Fun N The Sun
Handled by: Kellie Miller


The Grand Prizes

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

Award: Two Working Group Firsts
Judges: Mrs. Houston (Toddie) Clark &
Mr. Houston Clark
Show: Anniston Kennel Club (1 & 2)
Date: September 22-23, 2012

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

*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 09/12


#1 Saint Bernard All Systems - Shown winning his 11th G1 in
the last few months! Our thanks to Judge Kenneth Buxton.

Call Name: Aristocrat     Breed: Saint Bernard
Owned by: Ed and Linda Baker
Bred by: Michele and Jack Mulligan

Award: Back-to-Back Working Group Firsts
Judges: Mrs. Barbara Dempsey Alderman & Mr. Kenneth A. Buxton
Show: Gloucester County Kennel Club (1 & 2)
Date: October 19-20, 2012

Sire: Ch. Aksala's Arie CGC TD
Dam: Ch. Jamelle's in the Nic of Time
Handled by: Melody Salmi


Chase - Taking the Show World By Storm
Our Thanks to Judges Robert Hutton, David Kirkland and Michael Lanctot.

Call Name: Chase     Breed: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Owned by: John and Barbara Ioia, Carol Rose & Darlene Petralia
Bred by: Peggy Wallace, Burbrook Cavaliers (CAN)

Award: Toy Group First & Back-to-Back Toy Group Seconds
Judges: Mr. Robert E. Hutton (G1) &
Mr. David J. Kirkland (G2) pictured &
Mr. Michael Lanctot (G2)
Show: Fort Steuben Kennel Association & Albany KC (1 & 2)
Date: October 6 & 19-20, 2012

Sire: Rossbonny Ruff N Ready
Dam: Burbrook Tequila Sunrise
Handled by: Lovingly shown by Karen and Sam Mammano

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#1 Brittany All Systems
Our thanks to Judge Dr. Klaus Anselm for this honor.

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: Sporting Group First
Judge: Dr. Klaus Anselm
Show: Bell County Kennel Club
Date: October 20, 2012

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


Zeus Awarded Reserve Best in Show!
Thank you Judges Raymond Bay and Thomas Touzel for this honor.

Call Name: Zeus     Breed: Pomeranian
Owned by: Nannette Walker & Joan Rose & Gail Stewart
Bred by: Joan Rose & Gail Stewart

Award: Reserve Best in Show & Toy Group First
Judges: Mr. Raymond D. Bay (RBIS & BOB) & Mr. Thomas J. Touzel (G1)
Show: Greater Humble Area Kennel Club
Date: October 7, 2012

Sire: Ch. Rodi's CR King of Gondor
Dam: Can Ch. Oakrose Summer Rain
Handled by: Carie Woods


Blesk Has Been Inducted Into the 2012 AENC Honor Roll.
Thank You Judges for Recognizing a Top Winning Black Russian Terrier.

Call Name: Blesk     Breed: Black Russian Terrier
Owned by: Jane Barney
Bred by: Irina and Yuri Morozov

Sire: Ch. Centurion Zolotoga Grada
Dam: Ch. Zaznobushka iz Chigasovo

Handled by: Carlos Carrizo, AKC Registered Handler


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GCh. Mt. View's Ripsnorter Silver Charm

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