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AKC Weekly Winners Gallery
See All the Dogs in this Issue, from Events through May 12, 2013
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Magnum Wins Breed-Record-Breaking Third Best in Show.
Our Appreciation to Judges Gary Andersen and Robert Caswell.

Call Name: Magnum     Breed: Canaan Dog
Owned by: Pamela Rosman & Richard Vulliet, DVM
Bred by: Donna Dodson - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Best in Show & Herding Group First
Judges: Mr. Gary L. Andersen (BIS) &
Mr. Robert J. Caswell (G1)
Show: Apple Valley Kennel Club
Date: May 12, 2013

Sire: Ch. Lahat Me Shaar Hagai
Dam: Ch. Jealou Hum'nbird Whoopedoo
Handled by: Bruce and Tara Schultz


Multiple Best in Show & Group First Winner
American/Canadian/Luxembourg/Netherlands Champion

Call Name: Seeker     Breed: Siberian Husky
Owned by: Kiki Courtelis & Kim Ramey-Leblanc
Bred by: Kim Ramey-Leblanc

Award: Best in Show
Judge: Mrs. Stephanie S. Hedgepath
Show: Myrtle Beach Kennel Club
Date: April 27, 2013
Sire: Ch. Coventry's Peace Negotiator
Dam: Ch. Davik's Snowmist Ice Fox
Handled by: Frank J. Murphy, AKC Registered Handler

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Multiple Best in Specialty Show Winner & Group Winner

Call Name: Mary Jane     Breed: Lhasa Apso
Owned by: Susan S. Giles & Cindy Sehnert & Ellen Longiro
Bred by: Susan S. Giles & Cindy Sehnert & Ellen Longiro

Award: Non-Sporting Group First
Judge: Mrs. Anitra Cuneo
Show: Trenton Kennel Club
Date: May 7, 2013

Sire: Ch. Ta Sen Victory Peyote
Dam: Ch. Kinderland Ta Sen I Believe I Can Fly
Handled by: Susan S. Giles


Call Name: Dory     Breed: Golden Retriever
Owned by: Toyomi Tsumura

Award: Sporting Group First
Judge: Mr. Gary L. Andersen
Show: Apple Valley Kennel Club
Date: May 11, 2013

Sire: Ch. Hytree N' Honor's Mayday Malone
Dam: Jap. Ch. Honor's Walker Hidden In My Heart
Handled by: Bruce and Tara Schultz

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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: Back-to-Back Reserve Bests in Show
Judges: Mr. Robin L. Stansell &
Mrs. Monica Canestrini
Show: South County Kennel Club (1 & 2)
Dates: April 27-28, 2013

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


Our sincere appreciation to Judges Mr. Stephen Hubbell,
Mrs. Gloria Geringer, Mrs. Christina Hubbell, and Dr. Robert Indeglia for these honors.

Call Name: Phelps     Breed: German Wirehaired Pointer
Owned by: Betty Stroh & Hilltop Farm & Norma and Pete Paduch
Bred by: Claire & Kelly Wisch & Helen George-Witt & James Witt

Awards: Best in Show & Two Sporting Group Firsts & Sporting Group Second
Judges: Mr. Stephen J. Hubbell (BIS) &
Mrs. Gloria Geringer (G1) &
Mrs. Christina Hubbell (G2) &
Dr. Robert A Indeglia (G1)
Show: Palouse Hills Dog Fanciers (1 & 2) & Lewis-Clark KC
Dates: April 19-22, 2013

Sire: BIS BISS Ch. RIB's Mac The Knight MH
Dam: BISS Ch. Mountain View's Next Strike
Handled by: Exclusively by Robert Perry


Best in Specialty Show Winner
Multiple Group Winner

Call Name: Suki     Breed: Kerry Blue Terrier
Owned by: John and Kathleen Garahan
Bred by: Harold Quigg

Award: Terrier Group First
Judge: Mrs. Barbara Dempsey Alderman
Show: Okaloosa Kennel Club
Date: February 28, 2013

Sire: IrisBlu Boomerang
Dam: Montealtos Rainy Day Woman at KopyKats
Handled by: Klayton A. Harris

*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 3/13


The Thrill of the CHASE.
Our Thanks to Judge Elaine Lessig for this Honor.

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 Third
Judge: Mrs. Elaine J. Lessig
Show: Progressive Dog Club of Wayne County
Date: April 28, 2013

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

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#3 Kerry Blue Terrier*

Call Name: Lexi     Breed: Kerry Blue Terrier
Owned by: Harold Quigg & Anita Norman
Bred by: J. Averis

Awards: Best in Show & Back-to-Back-to-Back Terrier Group Firsts
Judges: Mr. Roger R. Hartinger (BIS, CAN) &
Mrs. Anne Katona (G1) &
Mr. Richard Lopaschuk (G1) &
Mrs. Gloria Geringer (G1)
Shows: Renaissance Dog Association (CAN) & Palouse Hills Dog Fanciers & Lewis-Clark KC
Date: April 13 & 19 - 21, 2013

Sire: Torum's Tunde Bayou
Dam: Sharp N Shocking of Irisblu
Handled by: Deena Simon

*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 3/13


American Bloodhound Club Eastern Specialty Best of Breed Winner
Group Winning and Multiple Group Placing Bloodhound

Call Name: Jacqueline     Breed: Bloodhound
Owned by: Claudia Kaminski
Bred by: Claudia Kaminski - AKC Breeder of Merit & David and Barbara Konikson

Award: Best of Breed
Judge: Dr. James W. Edwards
Show: Delaware County Kennel Club
Date: March 16, 2013

Sire: Ch. The Magpie's Hot Pastrami
Dam: Ch. The Magpie's Western Jailbird
Handled by: Courtney Norris


Thank you to Judges Jeff Bazell, Beth Sweigart, Peter Green,
Robert Ennis, Judith Franklin, Alfred Ferruggiaron, and John Wade.

Call Name: Sharpie     Breed: Brussels Griffon
Owned by: Felicia M. Cashin & Mary L. Gale & Kathy A. Fleener
Bred by: Kathy A. Fleener

Award: Three Specialty Bests of Breed & Two Supported Bests of Breed & Two Toy Group Fourths & Toy Group Second & Toy Group First
Judges: Ms. Elizabeth "Beth" Sweigart (BOB) & Mr. Peter Green (BOB) &
Mr. Robert D. Ennis (G4) &
Mr. Jeff Bazell (BOB & G4) &
Mr. Alfred Ferruggiaro (BOB & G1) &
Mr. John Wade (BOB & G2)
Shows: Liberty Brussels Griffon Club (1 & 2) & Bucks County KC & ABGA Roving Specialty & Trenton KC (1 & 2) & Camellia Capital KC with ABCA Supported Entry & Santa Cruz KC with ABCA Supported Entry
Dates: May 3-12, 2013

Sire: Ch. Homestead Archibald of Paragons
Dam: Ch. Paragons Is In It To Win It
Handled by: Jenny Wornall Rangel


A Top 5 American Staffordshire Terrier.*
Our thanks to Judges Joe Walton and Judith Daniels.

Call Name: Rider     Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier
Owned by: Giselle Simonds & Adrian Ghione
Bred by: Benny and Michelle Blackowl Chavez

Award: Back-to-Back Terrier Group Firsts
Judges: Mr. Joe C. Walton &
Mrs. Judith V. Daniels
Show: Gavilan Kennel Club (1 & 2)
Date: May 4-5, 2013

Sire: GCh. Malone Chavez Keepin' The Peace
Dam: Chavez Little Deja
Handled by: Adrian Ghione and Trina Taylor
Assisted by: Camille Bakker

*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 3/13

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Group Winner & Multiple Group Placements
Our thanks to Judge Richard Miller for this honor.

Call Name: Piper     Breed: Smooth Fox Terrier
Owned by: Lisa and Eric Leady
Bred by: Lisa and Eric Leady

Award: Terrier Group First
Judge: Mr. Richard V. Miller
Show: Scott County Kennel Club
Date: May 11, 2013

Sire: GCh. Nileefox Dirty Idea
Dam: Ch. Foxtrot The Cat Woman
Handled by: Lisa and Eric Leady


Back-to-Back Reserve Bests in Show.
A Combination of Grace and Power.

Call Name: Dig     Breed: Irish Wolfhound
Owned by: Kim & Ashley Schaffter
Bred by: Kim & Ashley Schaffter

Award: Back-to-Back Reserve Bests in Show & Back-to-Back Hound Group Firsts
Judges: Ms. Debra Thornton (RBIS) &
Mr. Richard William Powell (RBIS) &
Mr. Sidney L. Marx (G1) &
Mr. Douglas A. Johnson (G1)
Show: Bloomington Indiana KC & Terre Haute KC
Dates: April 19-20, 2013

Sire: GCh. Ansa Mo Merlin D'Eirinn
Dam: Ch. Dundrum's Camptown Lady Ansa
Handled by: Ashley Schaffter


Benny won Best of Breed from the Veterans Class, Earning a 5 Point Major. 1 of Only 7 Who Made the Cut in the Group Ring.

Call Name: Benny     Breed: Golden Retriever
Owned by: Sandra Nordstrom & Maura Phelan
Bred by: Maura Phelan & Linda Willard & David Kinghorn

Award: Best of Breed
Judge: Ms. Pamela Bruce
Show: Trenton Kennel Club
Date: May 6, 2013

Sire: Ch. Happy Hour Malagold Dust Storm
Dam: Happy Hour's Squawk Box
Handled by: Katie Shepard

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Photo Credits

InFocusByMiguel (P) *Main Photo Only
GCh. Snowmist's Quidditch Seeker

Ethan & Co. (D)
Rummer Run's Black Magic
GCh. Richelieu's Here Comes Trouble AGAIN

Fast Ads For Less (D)
Fast Photos For Less (P)

Multiple BISS GCh. Ta Sen Westgate On A High

Christina Freitag (Candid Photo & Design)
GCh. Irisblu Mirage

Steve Simon (Candid Photo)
Dog Show Photos Randy Roberts (US) and Janine Starink (CAN)
Elements of Design by: Celeste Solano

Eng./Irish/Am./Can. Ch. Saredon Shock Waves Of Irisblu

Betsy Dallas
Bronze GCh. The Magpie's Sophisticated Lady

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