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International Champion & American Champion
2013 Japan's Number One Wire Fox Terrier
International Multiple Group Winner
American Group Winner

Call Name: Taro     Breed: Wire Fox Terrier
Owned by: Kiki Courtelis, Diane Ryan, Joyce Wilkinson
Dana Bryson-Benn & Hiroshi Tsuyuki
Bred by: Hiroshi Tsuyuki

Award: Terrier Group First
Judge: Mrs. Carole A. Beattie
Show: Baton Rouge Kennel Club
Date: January 23, 2014

Handled by: Dana Bryson-Benn
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At The Top of His Game!

Call Name: Slugger     Breed: Pug
Owned by: Elois Veltman & Virginia Flatley & Blanche Roberts
Bred by: Virginia Flatley

Award: Grand Champion Select & Best of Breed
Judge: Mrs. Sari Brewster Tietjen (SEL) & Mr. Albert Easdon (BOB)
Show: Westminster KC & Progressive Dog Club
Date: February 7-10, 2014

Sire: Multi BIS/BISS Int'l Am. Ch. Winsome's Gold Standard
Dam: Ch. Winsome's Short Stop
Handled by: Susie & Jorge Olivera
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FCI/PR Jr./SICALAM Jr. 2012/Las Am. & Carib Jr./FCPR Pan. Am./AKC Grand Champion
America's Number One* French Bulldog Bitch
All Breed Best in Show Winner - Specialty Best in Show Winner
Reserve Best in Show Winner

Call Name: Freda     Breed: French Bulldog
Owned by: Patricia Hearst Shaw
Bred by: Patricia Hearst Shaw

Award: Non-Sporting Group First & Best of Opposite Sex
Judge: Mrs. Peggy J. Haas (G1) & Mrs. Jean Hetherington (BOS)
Show: Maryland KC & Westminster KC
Date: February 11-15, 2014

Sire: GCh. Idefix De La Parure
Dam: Ch. Illustre De La Parure
Handled by: Jodi Longmire

*System/Date: 2013 All Breed System


Call Name: Lucia     Breed: Havanese
Owned, Bred & Presented by: Taffe McFadden
Owned & Bred by: Rafe H. Schindler, Mary King & Julie Vogel

Award: Best in Show, Toy Group First & Best of Breed
Judges: Mr. Ashley Reid (BIS & BOB) & Mrs. Delores Burkholder (G1)
Show: Santa Clara Valley Kennel Club
Date: February 17, 2014

Sire: Ch. Oeste's Outaw of San Juan
Dam: Wincroft Pride and Joy De La Isla
Handled by: Taffe McFadden

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#4 Breed - #2 All-Breed*
A Clean Sweep For Vigo!
Our Sincere Appreciation to Judges Roland Pelland, Robert Caswell and Nancy Liebes for these Honors.

Call Name: Vigo     Breed: Leonberger
Owned by: Sheila Wickman
Bred by: Ann Rogers - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Three Bests of Breed
Judges: Mr. Roland L. Pelland & Mr. Robert J. Caswell & Nancy Liebes
Show: Wallkill KC & Rockland County KC (1 & 2)
Date: February 21-23, 2014

Sire: GCh. Corleone's Hidden Agenda
Dam: Cherrywood's Quick Study
Handled by: Arthur Favors

*System/Date: Doggiestats.com


National Specialty BOB 2013
All Breed BIS, Multiple Toy Group and Multiple Specialty BIS Winner.
Progressive Toy Show BOB 2014, thank you Mrs. Judy Webb.
Thank you Mr. Peter Green for this wonderful win at the Garden!
We would like to thank all the judges who have made this record of achievement possible.
Thank you Casey Gilbert, Jedi’s breeder, for producing a dog with such wonderful breed type and character.

Call Name: Jedi     Breed: Silky Terrier
Owned by: Margaret Hodge & Kathleen Gilbert & Margaret Gagliardi & Pam Laperruque
Bred by: Kathleen "Casey" Gilbert - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Best of Breed
Judge: Peter J. Green
Show: Westminster Kennel Club
Date: February 10, 2014

Sire: Ch. Anahab's Mark It Square
Dam: Ch. Karisma It's Perfectly Clear
Handled by: Pam Laperruque

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March 20-23, 2014
Hub City Cluster
March 20 - 23, 2014 - Jackson, TN
An option for shows the weekend after Louisville.
Location: Jackson, TN
Venue: Jackson Fairgrounds
Events: AB/JSHW
Closing Date: March 5, 2014
Sup't: Onofrio

Exhibitor Info: Plenty of RV parking w/elec hookups, inclement weather grooming w/elec, CERF eye clinic, microchip clinic, sanc B match, Canine Good Citizen Test
Clubs: Jackson TN Dog Fanciers Association & The Paducah Kennel Club
AKC Breeder of Merit

For more information about the AKC Breeder of Merit program visit akc.org/breederofmerit.

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