AKC Weekly Winners Gallery
See All the Dogs in this Issue, from Events through December 16, 2012
Happy Holidays from WWG. No issue on Wed the 26th.

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. Edd E. Bivin
Show: AKC Eukanuba National Championship
Date: December 16, 2012

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

*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 11/12


Best Brace in Show for Josie & Lucas!
Our Sincere Appreciation to Judge Chuck Winslow for this Honor.

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

Award: Best Brace in Show
Judge: Mr. Chuck Winslow
Show: Greater Clark County Kennel Club
Date: December 8, 2012

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


48 Bests in Show - Canada's #1 Karelian Bear Dog*
The #1 Working Dog* - The #2 Dog Among All Breeds*

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

Award: Best in Show
Judge: Mr. Walter Pinsker
Show: Auld Lang Syne Dog Association
Date: December 9, 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, 12/18/12


Best in Show Winner - Multiple Group Winner

Call Name: Solo     Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Owned by: Priscilla Hays & Brad Hill
Co-Owner: Kathleen Salvucci
Bred by: Kathleen Salvucci - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Herding Group First
Judge: Mr. Carl Gene Liepmann
Show: Delaware Water Gap Kennel Club
Date: December 16, 2012

Sire: Ch. Hayshill's Cole Younger
Dam: Aramists Long Tangoonthenite Myjoy
Handled by: Michael Reed
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National Specialty Winner - #1 in Breed points*
Multiple Best in Show & Multiple Specialty Winner

Call Name: Papa     Breed: Smooth Fox Terrier
Owned by: Roberta A. Young & Brent Hunsaker & Trudy Haines
Bred by: Trudy Haines & E. Laughlin - AKC Breeders of Merit & Lesli and Jaime Smith

Award: Best of Breed
Judge: Mr. Harry O'Donoghue
Show: AKC Eukanuba National Championship
Date: December 16, 2012

Sire: GCh. Lil'itch Wedigit Rugged Larke
Dam: Ch. Wedigit Sunlyn Centerfold
Handled by: Sara Lopez, AKC Breeder of Merit (Lil'itch Smooth Fox Terriers)

*System/Date: CC Breed System, 11/12


Finishing at the Eukanuba
Watch for Tara and Bentley

Call Name: Bentley     Breed: Australian Shepherd
Owned by: Judy Chard & Erin Welch
Bred by: Judy Chard - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Best of Winners & Winners Dog
Judge: Mr. Kenneth A Buxton
Show: AKC Eukanuba National Championship
Date: December 16, 2012

Sire: GCh. Blue Isle's Bourree
Dam: Casa Blanca's Shimmer's Magic
Handled by: Tara Schultz

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8" Class: Johanna Ammentorp & NAC MACH7 Rosen Hill's Blink Of An Eye MXC2 MJG3, Toy Fox Terrier "Blink"
12" Class: Estelle Robinson & MACH2 China Road Ziggy's Split Decision MXS MJG OF, Chinese Crested "Ziggy"
16" Class: Aryn Hervel & MACH2 Crush MXS MJS XF, All American Dog "Crush"
20" Class: Silvina Bruera & MACH7 Blackwatch Limited Edition Maja MXC2 MJC2, Border Collie "Maja"
24" Class: Stacey Campbell & MACH Roo! CD MXB MJS, All American Dog "Roo"

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First: Johanna Ammentorp & Toy Fox Terrier "Blink"
Second: Donna Sims & Pembroke Welsh Corgi "Reese"
Third: Mary Doyle & Rat Terrier "Howard"
Fourth: Kimberly Barton & Shih Tzu "Logan"

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First: Estelle Robinson & Chinese Crested "Ziggy"
Second: Carrie Ruhde & Cardigan Welsh Corgi "Addie"
Third: Gayle Capen & Rat Terrier "Izzie"
Fourth: Cindy Glover & Poodle "Ravin"

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First: Aryn Hervel & All American Dog "Crush"
Second: Glenn Rawsky & American Eskimo Dog "Yukon"
Third: Laurene Galgano & Shetland Sheepdog "Token"
Fourth: Beth Mathews-Bradshaw & Manchester Terrier "Diesel"

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First: Silvina Bruera & Border Collie "Maja"
Second: Teresa Rodney & Flat-Coated Retriever "Sprint"
Third: Marc Ogle & Dalmatian "Phoenix"
Fourth: Nici Parke & Australian Shepherd "Nitro"

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First: Stacey Campbell & All American Dog "Roo"
Second: Bruce Bahcall & Weimaraner "Ashlee"
Third: Michael Vanek & Labrador Retriever "Ruby"
Fourth: Brian Brane & Collie "Lark"

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2012 AKC National Obedience Champion

Registered Name: NOC OTCH Spirit's Zim Zam Zoom UDX7 OM4
Call Name: Zoom     Breed: Golden Retriever
Owned by: Ward Falkner
Bred by: Laurie Weaver

Award: 2012 AKC National Obedience Champion
Judge: Ms. Karen Anderson & Ms. Elizabeth Chase & Mr. Greg Feathers & Mr. Rick Garvin & Mrs. Stephanie Gomez & Mr. James Ham & Ms. Carol Mett & Mrs. Alice Peterson
Show: 2012 AKC National Obedience Invitational
Date: December 15-16, 2012

Sire: Shoreland's Rock-N-Roll UD RN
Dam: Shoreland's Funny Girl CD AX AXJ
Handled by: Ward Falkner

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AKC Breeder of the Year & Terrier Group Award Winner:
James W. Smith, Absolutely Smooth Fox Terriers

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Herding Group:
J. Frank Baylis & Chris Oldt, Bayshore Border Collies

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Hound Group:
Alicia Hanna, Kimani Rhodesian Ridgebacks

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Non-Sporting Group:
Krista Nuovo, Delamer Schipperkes

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Sporting Group:
Dr. Dana Massey, Win'Weim Weimaraners

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Toy Group:
Tammy and John Simon, Ta-Jon Maltese

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Working Group:
Lynn Brady & Connie Townsend, Szumeria Kuvasz

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Junior Superior Agility Competition
24" Class: Brianne Farr &
Australian Shepherd "Rocket"
20" Class: Kaitlyn Dreese &
Border Collie "Phil"
16" Class: Brooke Netherland &
Shetland Sheepdog "Fuze"
12" Class: Sierra Martin &
Beagle "Mac" (not pictured)

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Junior Excellent Agility Competition
24" Class: Avery Adams &
Labrador Retriever "Huntleigh"
20" Class: Kaitlyn Dreese &
Border Collie "Karli Renay"
16" Class: Dana Z. George &
Australian Shepherd "Stella"
12" Class: Blake Rivas &
English Cocker Spaniel "Trixie"
8" Class: Chase Koetter &
Havanese "Surfer"

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Novice Junior
First: Avery Adams &
Golden Retriever "Lucy"
Second: Halli Tyler &
All American Dog "Mozart"

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Novice Intermediate
First: Palmer Cross &
Golden Retriever "Phoenix"
Second: Callie Cunningham &
Pug "GiGi"

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Novice Senior
First: Brianne Farr &
Border Collie "Dare"
Second: Micha Bender &
German Shepherd Dog "Ginger"
Third: Brianne Farr &
Australian Shepherd "Rocket"
Fourth: Morgan Gardner &
Labrador Retriever "Beck"

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Beginner Novice Obedience Class
First: Shea McGuinness &
English Springer Spaniel "Bailey"
Second: Abby Stark &
Shetland Sheepdog "Fuji"
Third: Shannon Piquet &
Beagle "Gabe"
Fourth: Krista Baker &
German Shepher Dog "Faithful"

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Beginner Novice Intermediate
First: Tom Corlette V &
Golden Retriever "Hunter"
Second: Angelina Antonaccio &
Great Dane "Ziva"
Third: Kayla Byrd &
Boston Terrier "Max"

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Beginner Novice Senior
First: William Zacharay Freedman &
Shetland Sheepdog "Bud"
Second: Brittany Landers &
Golden Retriever "Sampson"
Third: Julianna Munden &
All American Dog "Hype"
Fourth: Marissa Knowles &
Border Collie "Lilli"

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Companion Dog:
"Joy," an Akita owned by Priscilla and Terry Sharpe of Klamath Falls, Oregon

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Law Enforcement Dog:
"Kirby," a German Shepherd Dog handled by Detective Christine Kelliher of the Bensalem Township (Pennsylvania) Police Department

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Search and Rescue Dog:
"Keahi," a Belgian Tervuren owned and handled by Kristi Smith of Peoria, Arizona

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Service Dog:
"Pilot," a Kuvasz owned by
Ann Scott Arnold of Frankfort, Michigan

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Therapy Dog:
"Benny," a Rottweiler owned by
Kelly Skiptunas of Wrightsville, Pennsylvania

To learn more about the AKC Humane Fund and the ACE program, visit akchumanefund.org

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Best in Show & Terrier Group Winner:
Bull Terriers

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Herding Group Winner:
Pembroke Welsh Corgis

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Hound Group Winner:

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Non-Sporting Group Winner:
American Eskimo Dogs

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Sporting Group Winner:
Golden Retrievers

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Toy Group Winner:
Shih Tzu

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Working Group Winner:

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Miscellaneous Winner:
Miniature American Shepherds

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Photo Credits

InFocusByMiguel (P+D) *Main Photo Only
GCh. AfterAll Painting the Sky*
Multi Int'l. Ch. Tsarshadow's I Speak of War

Lisa Croft-Elliot ©AKC
Around the Ring at AENC

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GCh. Wedigit Paparazzi

DogShots Photography - Photo by Beth
Multi Int'l. Ch. Tsarshadow's I Speak of War

Official Photographer: John Ashbey
GCh. AfterAll Painting the Sky

Official Photographer: Dave McCurley

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