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Freedom Does It Again!
Back-to-Back Sporting Group Firsts, RBIS, & Best in Show!

Call Name: Freedom     Breed: Golden Retriever
Owned by: Toyomi Tsumura
Bred by: Patty Pace

Award: Best in Show & Reserve Best in Show & Two Sporting Group Firsts
Judge: Mr. Jeffrey G. Pepper (BIS & G1) & Mr. Michael Forte (RBIS & G1)
Show: Flagstaff KC (1 & 2)
Date: June 7-8, 2014

Sire: GCh. Rush Hill Run'N Amuck At Abelard OA OAJ AXP AJP NFP
Dam: Ch. Avalor Sandpiper Tickled Pink
Handled by: Bruce & Tara Schultz

*System/Date: CC 4/14 All Systems


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: Four Non-Sporting Group Firsts & Three Non-Sporting Group Seconds
Judge: Mrs. Alice M. Watkins (G1) &
Mrs. Rita Holloway (G1) & Mr. Richard Camacho (G2) & Mr. Gary L. Doerge (G2) &
Mrs. Robert S. Forsyth (G2) & Ms. Betsy Dale (G1) & Ms. Sharon R. Lyons (G1)
Show: Shenandoah Valley KC (1 & 2) & Delaware County KC & Western Pennsylvania KC & Wilmington KC & Greater Kingsport KC & Staten Island KC
Date: March 8-16, 2014 & April 4-26, 2014
May 17-23, 2014

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

*System/Date: CC 4/14 All Systems


#2 Siberian Husky Bitch* in Only Two Months! Back-to-Back Working Group Placements

Call Name:Ruby    Breed: Siberian Husky
Owned by: Michael S. Patton
Bred by: Anne and Brian Palmer & Lisa and Clay Hall - AKC Breeders of Merit

Award: Working Group Second & Working Group Fourth
Judge: Mrs. Loraine Boutwell (G2) & Mr. Edgar L. Bajona (G4)
Show: Palouse Hills Dog Fanciers & Lewis and Clark KC
Date: April 19-20, 2014

Sire: GCh. Innisfree Chuck A Luck
Dam: Highlander Head Over Heels
Handled by: Soni Jager

*System/Date: CC All Systems, 4/14

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America's #1 Shih Tzu* #5 Toy Dog*

Call Name: Rocket    Breed: Shih Tzu
Owned by: Patricia Hearst Shaw & Luke and Diane Ehricht
Bred by: Luke and Diane Ehricht

Award: Best in Show & Two Reserve Bests in Show, & Four Toy Group Firsts
Judge: Mrs. Barbara D. Alderman (BIS & G1) & Mrs. Keke Kahn (RBIS & G1) & Col. Joe B. Purkhiser (RBIS) & Mr. Joseph E. Gregory (G1) & Mr. James Frederiksen (G1)
Show: Midland Michigan KC (1 & 2) & Mount Pleasant KC (1 & 2)
Date: June 5-8, 2014

Sire: GCh. Hallmark Jolei Austin Powers
Dam: Hallmark Jolei Surprise Party
Handled by: Luke Ehricht

*System/Date: CC Breed Standings, 4/14


Our Sincere Appreciation to the Judges for These Honors

Call Name: Torrey     Breed: Irish Setter
Owned by: Larry and Sue Hassler & Ginny Swanson
Bred by: Ginny Swanson - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Sporting Group First & Sporting Group Second
Judge: Dr. Alvin W. Krause (G1) &
Mrs. Jean S. Austin (G2)
Show: Fox River Valley KC ( 1 & 2 )
Date: May 31 - June 1, 2014

Sire: Ch. Cairncross Skyline In Sync
Dam: Ch. Tramore Infatuation
Handled by: Doug and Mandy Carlson


Our Sincere Appreciation to Mr. Lee Whittier For This Working Group Placement!

Call Name: Julius     Breed: Standard Schnauzer
Owned by: Frances A. Kingery
Bred by: Frances A. Kingery - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Working Group Fourth
Judge: Mr. Lee Whittier
Show: Virginia Beach Kennel Club
Date: May 26, 2014

Sire: Ch. Windsong Irish Harper CD
Dam: GCh. Windsong Bold Ruler
Handled by: Zach Helmer

*System/Date: CC Breed Standings, 4/14

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GCh. Highlander Halo's Georgia Peach

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