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Multiple Best in Show Winner - World/French/American Champion
2011 World Show Terrier Group 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. Edd E. Bivin
Show: Sacramento Kennel Club
Date: April 14, 2013
Sire: Ch. Fyrewyre Fast And Furious
Dam: Fyrewyre Forget-Me-Not

Handled by: Gabriel and Ivonne Rangel
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*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 3/13


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

Awards: Best in Show &
Two Hound Group Firsts
Judges: Mr. Robert J. Caswell (BIS) &
Mr. James E. Frederiksen (G1) &
Mr. Joseph E. Gregory (G1)
Show: Utah Valley KC & Intermountain KC
Dates: May 2-5, 2013

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


Best in Show & Best in Specialty Show Winner

Call Name: Heidi     Breed: Parson Russell Terrier
Owned by: Kiki Courtelis & Dana Bryson-Benn & Joyce Wilkinson

Award: Reserve Best in Show
Judge: Mr. Jon R. Cole
Show: Claremore Kennel Club of Oklahoma
Date: March 30, 2013
Sire: Ch. Thunder Hill Soul Journey
Dam: Ch. Rednock Honey Bunch

Handled by: Dana Bryson
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The Pom from Brazil! Stealing hearts...Winning Ribbons
A Top Pom in the USA and Canada in limited showing!

Call Name: Pako     Breed: Pomeranian
Owned by: Fernando Almeida & Sidney Freitas
Bred by: Abel Choi

Sire: Ch. Starlight Dream Come True
Dam: AC Dynasty Continuation

Handled by: Celeste Solano

*System/Date: Canuckdogs.com 4/13
*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 3/13

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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

Awards: Herding Group Second
Judge: Mrs. Pat A. Mowbray-Morgan
Show: Penn Treaty Kennel Club
Date: April 28, 2013
Sire: Ch. Hayshill's Cole Younger
Dam: Aramists Long Tangoonthenite Myjoy

Handled by: Michael Reed
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From Canada With Love

Call Name: Trec     Breed: Belgian Tervuren
Owned by: Kim Gauchat & John Pavlichko
Bred by: Mr. Lawrence "Skip" Stanbridge

Award: Herding Group Fourth
Judge: Mr. Randall K. Sheets
Show: Intermountain Kennel Club, Inc.
Date: May 2, 2013

Sire: GCh. Nicha's Dylan at Chantryile CD RN
Dam: Ch. Mishaook's Havana Hana
Handled by: Jorge & Susie Olivera
At times, Presented by: Owner Kim Gauchat
Design By Melody


2013 American Whippet Club National Specialty Winner.
Our sincere apprection to Judge Mary Beth Arthur for this honor.

Call Name: Natasha     Breed: Whippet
Owned by: Frank Bradley Briscoe
Bred by: Frank Bradley Briscoe

Award: Best in Specialty Show
Judge: Mrs. Mary Beth Arthur
Show: American Whippet Club
Date: April 27, 2013

Sire: DC Amberwind's Casanova SC
Dam: DC Kimeras Sunset Limited SC
Handled by: Frank Bradley Briscoe


#3 Weimaraner Dog*
Multiple Group Winner

Call Name: JD     Breed: Weimaraner
Owned by: Mindy Wilson & Nathan Lane
Bred by: Marla Kertzman & Ken Corallo

Awards: Two Sporting Group Firsts
Judges: Mrs. Christina Hubbell &
Mr. William R. Russell
Show: Palouse Hills Dog Fanciers &
Olympia Dog Fanciers
Dates: April 20 & May 4, 2013

Sire: Ch. Valmar's Hot Streak UDX3 OM6 RN
Dam: Ch. Diamond MK Peach Springs
Handled by: Tony Carter
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*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 3/13

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Definition of 'no brainer' (noun)
1. something requiring little thought or effort

Call Name: Einstein     Breed: Parson Russell Terrier
Owned by: Russ and Tricia Stanczyk
Bred by: Jennifer Johnston - AKC Breeder of Merit,

Awards: Best in Show & Terrier Group First
Judge: Ms. Annella Cooper (BIS) &
Mr. Roger R. Hartinger (G1)
Show: Seward County Kennel Club
Date: April 27, 2013

Sire: Ch. Posey Canyon Got My Mojo
Dam: Ch. Posey Canyon Shagalicious
Handled by: Tricia Stanczyk

*System/Date: Amateur Owner-Handled


Call Name: Wallace     Breed: Mastiff
Owned by: La Selva Beach Mastiffs
Bred by: La Selva Beach Mastiffs

Award: Best of Breed
Judge: Maria Julia Manfredi
Show: Trenton Kennel Club
Date: May 5, 2013

Sire: Ch. Meadowfarms Major Breakthrough
Dam: Ch. Talamascas Sedona
Handled by: Terry Smith


Another Best in Show for Aristocrat! Our sincere appreciation to
Judges Marjorie Tuff, Sharon Smith and Anitra Cuneo for these honors.

Call Name: Aristocrat     Breed: Saint Bernard
Owned by: Linda Baker & Ed Baker

Awards: Best in Show & Working Group First & Best of Breed
Judges: Ms. Marjorie A. Tuff (BIS) &
Mrs. Sharon C. Smith (G1) &
Mrs. Anitra Cuneo (BOB)
Show: Trenton Kennel Club
Date: May 6, 2013

Sire: Ch. Aksala's Aria RN CGC
Dam: Ch. Jamelle's in the Nic of Time
Handled by: Melody "Snooki" Salmi

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InFocusByMiguel (P) *Main Photo Only
GCh. AfterAll Painting the Sky
GCh. Foxbend Colour Me More

Melody L. Falcone (D)
MBIS GCh. Downhome HiTech Innovator
GCh. Mishaook's Lautrec

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BIS BR/Can/Am Gch. AC Dynasty Dream Works

Kayla Bertagnolli-Best In Show Daily (P)
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