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Farewell Richard Beauchamp

A Titan passed this weekend. Our dear friend, mentor, Judge, Ambassador to the Fancy, Richard Beauchamp passed away Saturday at the age of 80 from cancer. Mr. Beauchamp left an indelible mark on the fancy in publishing, in his effort to win recognition of the Bichon Frise, to being The-man-with-the-most for Dogs In Review’s Winkie Awards. We will miss his smooth accent, keen intellect, fancy suits and shoes, and we will miss his friendly face & warmth around the Show ring. Rick was a gentleman and a true dog man. Our condolences to everyone that knew and loved this genius of a man.

This photo was taken last summer in Rick’s office, just after he found out he was terminal. Rick just had his eightieth birthday. He will be sorely missed. (photo Sharon Newcomb)

Dreams Do Come True

It was a magical week for Diane Baker, coming off her Best In Show last weekend, her Chesapeake Bay Retriever Ch Albridens The Show Must Go On “Aries” won back-to-back Bests under Judges Katie Gammills on Saturday and Doug Johnson on Sunday. Diane Baker said:

It is nice to see a Chessie getting some recognition. It is always our hope to represent our breed the best we can. I think this is a dog that can make Chesapeake Fanciers proud. He is a breeders dream because he embodies the strength and athleticism that are hallmarks of the breed. As you can tell, I’m very fond of Aries! He is a “Stallion” of a dog! Thank you to Ms. Gammills & Mr. Johnson for recognizing his quality.”

Another back-to-back was celebrated when Miss P Ch Tashtins Lookin For Trouble “Miss P” won her second & third Best In Shows. Miss P is adding to her substantial record with five RBIS, nine Group Ones, three Groups Twos and a Group Three. She is expertly handled by Will Alexander and owned by Eddie Dzuik, Lori & Kaitlin Crandlemire & Brody Cavanaugh. It’s possible this very pretty beagle bitch could be in the running for Top Hound this year.

Will Alexander and “Miss P” Win Back to Back BIS

Back-to-backs were the fashion as IWS GCh Whistlestop’s Riley On Fire was awarded Best In Show at Trap Falls Kennel Club in Massachusetts.
Congratulations to all the breeders, owners, handlers on their accomplishments.

GCh Whistlestop’s Riley On Fire

Alabama

Tuscaloosa Kennel Club hosted an entry of 688 dogs with Best judged by Mrs. Ann Hearn. Awarded Best In Show was Welsh Terrier GCh Shaireab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor and RBIS was awarded to Siberian Husky GCh HIghlander’s Rumour Has It handled by Frank Murphy and owned by Marc Ralsky & Correen Pacht. Joining them in the Best Ring were GSP Ch Windmill Wireworks Chance of Rain handled by Karen Newman and owned by by Betsy Watkins and Anna Koftishak; Greyhound GCh Grandcru Phelps Insignia owner handled by Rindi Gaudet and owned by A Phelen, M Steele; Italian Greyhound GCh Donavin’s Caramel Macchiato handled by Harry Bennett and owned by Donna and Jay Davis; Bulldog GCh Dowats the Gladiator owned by Jaime Vasquez and Randall Jenkins; Pembroke Welsh Corgi GCh Riverside Xtra Style handled by Junior McDaniel and owned by Patricia Panzarella & Deb Shindle.

GCh Shaireab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor

Tuscaloosa on Saturday hosted 895 dogs with Best In Show awarded by Mr. Robert Stein. His selection for Best was Welsh Terrier GCh Shaireab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor and RBIS was Samoyed GCh Tobil’s Storm Warning At Sunrise handled by Cathy Shott and owned by Jerry & Sue Morgan. Joining them in the Best Ring were Golden Retriever GCh Easthill Broxden Woodland Lettuce Entertain You handled by Amy Booth and owned by C Collins, L Fernandes, J Supple, J Ovalle & A Booth; Whippet GCh Karasar’s Masterpiece owner handled by Kerri Kuper and co-owned by Neil Barthelett & A & M Alvarez; Samoyed GCh Tobil’s Storm Warning At Sunrise; Papilon GCh Fenice Le Beaudreaux owner handled by Ellen Perry and owned by Richard Greathouse & Matthew Perry; Chow Chow GCh Padow’s Twilight Embrey New Moon at Asans handled by Amy Young and owned by Anita Sanders, Kurt Williams and Amy Young; GSD Ch Wonderland Force of Nature handled by Scott Yergin and owned by Edward Farrell.

Birmingham Kennel Club hosted an entry of 826 dogs. Winning Best of Show under Dr. Alvin Krause was Samoyed GCh Tobil’s Storm Warning at Sunrise handled by Cathy Shott & owned by Jerry & Sue Morgan. RBIS was awarded to Welsh Terrier GCh Shaireab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor handled by Luiz Abreu, owned by Sharon Abmeyer, T Lee, X Xie and K Bailey. Joining them in the group ring were GSP GCH Ehrenvogel Achy Breaky Heart handled by Rene Lara and owned by Carlene Swensson & Marina Renee Lara, DVM; Scottish Deerhound GCh Highlander’s Celtic Carrol CGC owned by Mike and Jackie Freeman; Pug GCh Hill Country’s Tag I’m It handled by Esteban Farias and owned by Carolyn Koch; GCh Luminary Black Velvet Bejeweled With Pearls handled by Adriano Rocha and owned by Victoria Law; Cardigan Welsh Corgi GCh Legacy Legend’s Cutting Edge handeld by Frank Murphy and owned by Paula Botkin & Spencer Botkin.

GCh Tobil’s Storm Warning at Sunrise handled by Cathy Shott & owned by Jerry & Sue Morgan

Birmingham Kennel Club Sunday hosted 941 dogs with Mr. Pete Dawkins awarding Best and RBIS. His selection for top honors was GCh Shaireab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor and RBIS was awarded to the Whippet GCh Karasar’s Masterpiece. Joining them in the ring were Golden Retriever GCh Easthill Broxden Woodland Lettuce Entertain You; Papillon GCh Fenice Le Beaudreux; Keeshond GCh Luminary Black Velvet Bejeweled with Pearls owner handled by Beth Blankenship; GSD Ch Wonderland Force of Nature.

California busy as ever with shows in the high desert and the Valley.

GCh Paray’s Preferential “Satoshi” owner handled and bred by Tray Pittman and co-owned by Kim Furlong

Apple Valley hosted 846 dogs with Mrs. Sheila Polk having the honors on Saturday. Her selection for Best was Shetland Sheepdog GCh Paray’s Preferential “Satoshi” owner handled and bred by Tray Pittman and co-owned by Kim Furlong. RBIS was awarded to top Ten Sporting Dog English Springer Spaniel GCh Foxboro N Shardust Authentic handled by Lynda O’Conner-Schneider and owned by Ellen Charles, Sharleen Perreira, Susan Still and Ruth Dehmel. Rounding out the Best ring were Afghan Hound GCh Thaon’s Wall Street owner handled by Jay Hafford, and owned by James Blanchard, Debbie and JW Rogers; Boxer GCh Hi Jinx This Is How I Roll handled by James Bettis and owned by Bette Jo Nunn; White Bull Terrier GCh Allegro Rockstar owned by Duff & Susie Harris; Chinese Crested Kulana’s Sh-Boom handled by Tammy Miyagawa and owned by Shirley and Michael Frumkin; Bichon Ch Newtine Crown of Queen handled by Paul Paray and owned by Xu Ze Rue.

English Springer Spaniel GCh Foxboro N Shardust Authentic handled by Lynda O’Conner-Schneider and owned by Ellen Charles, Sharleen Perreira, Susan Still and Ruth Dehmel

Apple Valley on Sunday hosted 847 dogs with Mr. Lou Guerrero awarding top honors to Bichon Frise GCh Newtnine Crown of Queen handled by Paul Flores and owned by Xu Ze Rue. Rounding out the ring was Pomeranian Ch HiTimes What The Inferno handled by Curtiss Smith and owned by Bonnie Bird & Udomsin Littichaikun; Golden Retriever GCh Sandpiper Let Freedom Ring “FreeFree” handled by Tara Schultz and and owned by Toyomi Tsumura; Afghan Hound GCh Thaon’s Wallstreet; Great Pyrenees GCh Honor’s Promise Of The Future owner handled by Karen Bruneau and Bernadette Ducker; Mini Bull Terrier GCh Cambria’s Kid N Play owner handled by Luke Baggenstos and co-owned by Rowan Baggenstos, Alex & Deb Guerrero; shetland Sheepdog GCh Paray’s Preferential.

Bichon Frise GCh Newtnine Crown of Queen handled by Paul Flores and owned by Xu Ze Rue

Tray posted on his facebook:

It was a wonderful and magical weekend for Paray…. BIS BISS was awarded Best In Show from Mrs. Sheila Polk. Then Sunday our Bichon Special BIS BISS GCh Newtnine Crown of Queen was honored with a Best In Show from Mr. Lou Guerrero. So wonderful! Congrats to our wonderful and supportive clients Mrs. Kim Furlong and Mr. Xu Ze Rue.

Yosemite Kennel Club (Merced) hosted 585 dogs and Best was judged by Mrs. Eva Berg. Her selection for BIS was GCh M&M’s Fear The Beard owner handled by Janice Hayes and co-owned by Donna Moore. RBIS was Pub GCh Brigadoon’s Shanghai Charlie handled by Taffe McFadden and owned by Leslie & Jim Bridge DVM CVA. Joining them in the ring were GCh Whiskeytown Brandewyn “Brandy” handeld by Amy Rutherford and owned by Kristi Rogney; Alasakan Malamute GCh Peace River Silver Ice Sumer Solstice “Puck” handled by Michael Stone and owned by Linda Byrne & Alisa Syar; Irish Terrier GCh Rockledge McCallen of Meath handled by the Heritage Team and owned by Linda Honey, Joyce Wilson & Jeanene MacDonald; Standard Poodle GCh Del Zarzoso Salvame From Afterglow handled by Amy Rutherford and owend by Sloan Barnett, George Linderman Sr, Michael Gadsby and Jason Lynn; Ch Navarro’s Like A Rock handled by Jean Gauchet-Harigs and owned by Erin True.

GCh M&M’s Fear The Beard owner handled by Janice Hayes and co-owned by Donna Moore

In chatting after the show Saturday evening, Janice was elated with her win and offered:


I just still see Wilson as a goofy teenager. Then I see his photos and can’t believe how much he’s matured in the last few months. Crazy. He tried to eat the ribbon today and I had to tell him ‘nooo! this is the one we want!’

Yosemite on Sunday was juged by Mrs. Muriel Purkhiser and she reversed the order for BIS and RBIS awarding the Pug, GCh Brigadoon’s Shanghai Charlie handled by Taffe McFadden and RBIS to PBGV GCh M&Ms Fear The Beard. Joining them in the ring were Field Spaniel Ch Promenade’s Pay It Forward “Gideon” handled by Elizabeth Jordan-Nelson and owned by Jane Chopson, Jane Schildman & Niki Kuhn; Malamute GCh Peace River SilverIce Summer Solstice; Lakeland Terrier GCh Brocair’s HRH Prince Harry handled by Ivonne Rangel and owned by Lisa Rogan; Boston Terrier Zapas Distinguished Dyna In The Ruff handled by Stephanie House and owned by Nina Hayes and Connie Erbele; Pembroke Welsh Corgi GCh Coventry Fly Me To The Moon handled by Christian Rangel and owned by Deborah Salow, Alexandra Geremia, Kevin Foist & Bill Shelton.

GCh Brigadoon’s Shanghai Charlie handled by Taffe McFadden

Florida

Greater Orange Park Dog Club hosted 840 dogs with Mr. Dana Cline awarding the Best and RBIS ribbons. Skye Terrier GCh Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie handled by Larry Cornelius and owned by Mr. Victor Malzoni, Jr was given the top award. This was Charlies fourth consecutive Best In Show. Reserve Best In Show awarded to English Setter GCh Weymouths En Feugo handled by Katie Shephard and owned by Penny DiSiena, Glen & Sue Godley & Sandra Nordstrom. Joining them in the ring for Mr. Cline’s consideration were Afghan Hound GCh Regimes Thriller of Elmo handled by Marcelo Veras and owned by Nancy Shaw, Robert Godfrey and Marion Viveiros; boxer Ch Vixayo’s Golden Ticket handled by Pino Renzuli and owned Kham Vixayo, BJ Barnhart & Guiseppe Renzuli; Papillon GCh Wildfire On The Record handled by Larry Cornelius and owned by Nancy Shaw, Angela and Cheslie Pickett; French Bulldog GCh Bandog Major League Homerun at TX Star handled by Larry Cornelius and owned by Nancy Shaw, Craig Stephens and Amy Phelan; Bearded Collie GCH Ha’Penny Deja Aphrodite handled by Katie Shepard and owned by Valerie and Scott Shafer.

Skye Terrier GCh Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie handled by Larry Cornelius and owned by Mr. Victor Malzoni Jr

Greater Orange Park Dog Club hosted 823 dogs on Sunday with Mrs. Carolyn Herbel awarding BIS and RBIS. The little MinPin that could took top honors adding to her record setting career, GCh Marlex Classic Red Glare “Classie” owner handled by Armando Angelbello and co-owned by Leah Monte. RBIS went to English Setter GCh Weymouth’s En Fuego. Joining them in the ring were Saluki Baha Persian of Interest owner handled by Caroline Coile; Great Dane GCh Raintree Erinwood Dixie For Heaven’s Sake handled by B J Barnhart and owned by Renee Gumbs, P Deloria, L Cornelius, C DeMott and L Landrum; Skye Terrier GCh Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie; French Bulldog GCh Bandog Major League Homerun at TX Star; Puli GCh Cordmaker Topsy Turvey handled by Mike Pitts and owned by Jacquelyn Beaudoin, Sue Huebner & Penny Kelly.

Illinois

Kennel Club of Yorkville on Saturday hosted 961 dogs. Best In Show was judged by Mrs. Edna Gammill. Best was awarded to Ch Albridens The Show Must Go On owner handled and bredy by Diane Baker and co-owned by Stephanie and Dennis Larson. RBIS was awarded to GCh Wisechoice Hercule Poirot handled by Howard Huber III and owned by Susan Carter and Suzanne LaCroix. Joining them in the ring were Otterhound GCh Aberdeens Under the Influence owner handled by Jason McIlwaine and owned by Jack & Andy McIlwaine; Great Dane GCh Gracyn Lost Creek The Descendant of Elan owner handled by Jessie Gerszewski and co-owned by Jon & Sue Finck and John Gerszewski; Wire Fox Terier GCh Garcini Ranels Rock & Rolls handled by Leonardo Garcini and owned by Kevin Rogers, Leonardo Garcini and Jody Paquette; Pomeranian Ch Char’s Seattle Slew For Triple Crown handled by Lynn Meyer and owned by Michelle Lyons; Keeshond Ch Trumpet’s You Could Be Mine handled by Carissa Boettcher and owned by Beth Blankenship.

Ch Albridens The Show Must Go On owner handled and bredy by Diane Baker and co-owned by Stephanie and Dennis Larson

GCh Wisechoice Hercule Poirot handled by Howard Huber III and owned by Susan Carter and Suzanne LaCroix

Kennel Club Of Yorkville on Sunday hosted 998 dogs with Mr. Douglas Johnson awarding BIS and RBIS. His choice for top honors was Ch Albridens The Show Must Go On – a back-to-back win for Aries; and RBIS was awarded to Dandie Dinmont Terrier GCh King’s Mountain Angelina Ballerina handled by Carlos Puig and owned by Donna Chambers-Rau. Joining them in the ring were GCh Sandstorm Blue Nile Bubbles of Jatara “Bubbles” handled by Erin Roberts and owned by Sandra Middlebrooks, J Harrington & S Winsted; Rottweiler GCh Gamegards I’ll Have Another owner handled by Holly Eldred; Dandie Dinmont GCh King’s Mtn. Angelina Ballerina; Brussels Griffon GCh Fist Face Reloaded handled; Keeshond Ch Trumpet’s You Could Be Mine owned by Carissa Boettcher and owned by Beth Blankenship; Ch Lambluv’s Sultry Sensation owner handled by Jere Marder and co-owned by Kay Richardson.

Hawaii

Tropical Toy Dog Fanciers of Hawaii hosted their Group speciality on Saturday with Mrs. Janet Jackson awarding BISS. Winning top honors was Shih Tzu Ch Xeralane Just Face It “Jeffrey” handled, owned and bred by Xeralane Kennel. Group 2 was awarded to Ch Chic Petite Your Valentine Tia Turner owned by Amy Matsuoka; Group 3 was Yorkshire Terrier Ch Qoccle’s Mahina Kealoha owner handled by Teresa Bell; Group 4 was MinPin Ch Blackswan Rising Star One For The Road owner handled by John Gaidos and co-owned by Ainsley Halemanu.

Shih Tzu Ch Xeralane Just Face It “Jeffrey” handled, owned and bred by Xeralane Kennel

Kansas – In a nail biting face-off, the top three dogs showed up in Kansas over the weekend with the Best ribbons going to …. well, you’ll just have to read it!

Wichita Kennel Club on Friday kicked off the excitement with a terrific entry of 1228 dogs. Awarded Best by Mr. Eugene Blake was the Number One Standard Poodle Ch Dawin Hearts on Fire, “Flame” handled by Sarah Perchick and owned by Linda Campbell. RBIS was awarded to the All-Time Number One Working Dog , GCh Claircreek Impression de Matisse handled by Michael Scott, Matisse is owned by Milan Lint & Peggy Helming and bred by Donna Gottdenker. Also in the Best Ring was Old English Sheepdog Ch Bugaboo’s Picture Perfect “Swagger”; English Springer Spaniel Ch Telltale American Ride handled by Robin Novack and owned C. Florence, D Streng, R Novack & B Fink; Pharoah Hound Ch Farao Anubis Inferno handled by Brian Livingston & owned by Jennifer Mosing, Debbie Cooper & Barth Clooten; Kerry Blue Terrier GCh Tontine’s Chance Redemption owned by Lois Croley & Charlene Dwyer; Chinese Crested Ch Dejav I Want A Talk About Me handled by Daryl Martin and owned by Roy & Jo-Ann Kusumoto.

Standard Poodle Ch Dawin Hearts on Fire, “Flame” handled by Sarah Perchick and owned by Linda Campbell

Hutchinson Kennel Club on Saturday hosted 1479 dogs with Mr. Elliot Weis handing out the honors. Winning Best was GCh Claircreek Impression de Matisse with RBIS going to Welsh Springer Spaniel GCh Clussexx Royalart’s Payola owner handled by Shelly Marx. Joining them in the ring were Whippet GCh Sporting Fields Shameless owner handled by Amanda Giles and owned by Jane Cooney-Waterhouse, Dionne Butt; Staffie GCh Cumhil Hell Raiser handled by Paul Catterson and owned by S & Z Smith; Brussels Griffon Ch Fist Face A Penny For Your Thoughts handled by Paul Catterson and owned by D Burvee; number one Standard Poodle CH Dawin Hearts On Fire; and Ch Bugaboo’s Picture Perfect.

GCh Claircreek Impression de Matisse

Salina Kennel Club hosted 1449 entries on Sunday. Mr. Bill Shelton handed out top honors to GCH Claircreek Impression de Matisse with RBIS going to Ch Dawin Hearts On Fire. Joining them were Welsh Springer Spaniel GCH Clussexx Rolyart’s Payola owner handled by Shelly Marx; Whippet GCh Sporting Fields Shameless owner handled by Amanda Giles and owned by Jane Cooney-Waterhouse, Dionne Butt; Cairn GCh Hjohoo’s Save The Hjour Love For Me handled by Gabriel Rangel and owned by Victor Malzoni Jr and Elisabeth Theodorsson; Brussels Griffon CH Fist Face A Penny For Your Thought handled by Paul Catterson ad owned by D Burvee; GCh Bugaboo’s Picture Perfect.

Kansas Toy Dog Club was awarded by Mr. Elliot Weiss to number one (all breeds) Brussels Griffon Ch Fist A Penny For Your Thought handled by Paul Catterson and owned by Diane Burvee. Also presented for consideration Ch Deja Vu I Want A Talk About Me handled by Daryl Martin, owned Jo Ann & Roy Kusumoto; Smooth Coat Chihuahua handled by by Erika Lanasa and owned by James & Janet Mose, Romulo Sanchez Torres; English Toy Spaniel GCh LTO Prosperity handled by Jeff Wright, owned by Susan Carter, Ray Cole and Mark Landers.

Massachusetts

Cheshire Kennel Club hosted 860 dogs with Best to be awarded by Ms. Theresa Hundt. Winning Best was Number One IWS All Breed, GCh Whistlestop’s Riley on Fire handled by Richard Krieger and owned by Tom and Bethany Urban and Gregory Siner. RBIS went to Afghan Hound GCh Tells Matrix Reloaded. Joining them in the Best ring, were Doberman GCh Raindance Led Zeppelin of Marquis owner handled by Kelly Marquis and co-owned by Harry Papazian, Susan James, Chelsea James; Kerry Blu Class Act by Hallsblu handled by George Wright and owned by William Berry; Toy Poodle Ch Smash JP Beauty & Beat handled by Kaz Hosaka, owned by Ron Scott and Debbie Burke; Dalmatian GCh Erin’s I’m Your Man handled by Jose Leyton and owned by Ollie Firuski, Bailey Lyons, Jose Leyton & Philip Martin; Australian Shepherd GCh TK Rocks Running Like the Wind handled by Heather Bremmer and owned by Kathy Ostrander.

Afghan Hound GCh Tells Matrix Reloaded

Troy Kennel Club hosted 1376 dogs and Best In Show was judged by Mr. Fred Ferris. In a flip flop from the day before’s results, Best was awarded to the Number One All Breed Afghan Hound GCh Tells Matrix Reloaded and RBIS was awarded to IWS “Riley”. “Matrix” is handled by Chris Manelopoulos and owned by Missy Galloway. Joining them for Mr. Ferris’s consideration were Boxer GCh. Brisbane N Blue Monday’s Diamonds are Decadent handled by Kimberly Calvacca and owned by Dr. & Mrs. William Truesdale, J Vergnetti, Misty & Elizabeth McKamey; Kerry Blue GCh Class Act by Hallsblu handled by George Wright and owned by William Berry; English Toy Spaniel Ch Sanchi Pleasant Surprise handled by Per Ingar Rismyhr and owned by Bonnie J Miller DVM; Standard Poodle GCh Gala Brighton Lakeridge Relections of Me handled by Kaz Hosaka and owned by L’Dyne Brennan and Debra Ferguson-Jones; Belgian Tervuren GCh Mishaook Lulu At Chateau Blanc HXCS owned by Darlene & Janina Laurin.

GCh. Brisbane N Blue Monday’s Diamonds are Decadent handled by Kimberly Calvacca and owned by Dr. & Mrs. William Truesdale, J Vergnetti, Misty & Elizabeth McKamey

Trap Falls Kennel Club hosted 1420 dogs with Mr. Donavon Thompson awarding BIS and RBIS. His choice for the top award was GCH Whistlestop’s Riley On Fire and RBIS was awarded to Pug CH Foursquare The Student Prince handled by Jason Bailey and owned by David Johnson DVm and Judith Johnson. Joining them in the ring were Afghan Hound GCh Tell’s Matrix Reloaded; Rottweiler GCh Robban’s Invincible CD owned by Doreen Luhrs and Debbie Gross; Kerry Blue GCh Class Act By Hallsblu; Standard Poodle GCh Unique Da Maya Dancing Queen handled by Chris Manelopoulos and owned by Zuleika Torrealba, Gail Wolaniuk, Joan McFadden & Audrey Shade; Briard GCh Deja Vu Cool As A Cucumber handled by Regina Keiter and owned by Terry Miller, Dominique Dube & Amie Melton.

Michigan

Saginaw Kennel Club hosted 1440 dogs and was judged by Col. Jerry Weiss. His best was 15” Beagle Ch Tashtin’s Lookin’ For Trouble handled by Will Alexander and owned by Eddie Dzuik, Lori & Kaitlyn Crandlemire and Brody Cavanaugh. RBIS was Bouvier des Flanders GCh Stonepillar’s Steel Blu “Blu” owner handled and bred by Elaine Paquette and co-owned by Julianna and Daniel Garrison. Joining them in the ring were Weimaraner GCh Doc’s Crosswinds Absolut Ten of Acadia owned by Autumn Stewart-Zimmerman, Apri & Mary Ann & Duane Stewart DVM; Bernese Mountain Dog Ch Jennycreek’s Power Play with Adesa owned by Terrie & Jerry Gregory and Bobbi Blewett; Airedale Terrier GCh Huntwood’s Command Performance of Tobylinn owner handled by Susan Kipp and owned by Christine Vitosh and Janis Linn; Brussels Griffon Ch Huntwood’s Slick Moves owner handled by Susan Kipp; Keeshond Ikon’s Steal The Spotlight owned by K. Fleisher.

Ch Tashtin’s Lookin’ For Trouble handled by Will Alexander and owned by Eddie Dzuik, Lori & Kaitlyn Crandlemire and Brody Cavanaugh

Saginaw Kennel Club on Sunday hosted 1272 dogs with Mrs. Gloria Geringer awarding BIS and RBIS. Her selections were a repeat of the day before’s with Best awarded to 15” Beagle Miss P Ch Tastin’s Lookin For Trouble and RBIS to Bouvier des Flanders “Blu” GCh Stonepillar’s Steel Blu. Joining them in the ring were Weimeraner GCh Sihouette’s All Revved Up handled by Phil Booth and owned by Cindy and Bruce Cassidy; Malamute GCh Sno Klassic Nanuke Lifes A Dance owned by James Taylor, Patricia and Martin Peel, Jr; Welsh Terrier GCh Darwyn Bruhil’s Flying Circus handled by Doug Belter and owned by Larisa Hotchin; Pomeranian Mythical Traveling In Style owned by Nady Godbout; Bichon Frise Ch Cher Ami’s Toast With Remi Martin handled by Lisa Bettis and owned by Ryan Wolfe and Dr. Robert and Deena Mathog;.

Pennsylvania

Western Pennsylvania Kennel Club hosted 972 entries with Best In Show awarded to socmedia sensation German Shepherd Dog Ch Woodside’s Megabucks by Mr. Robert Slay. His RBIS was awarded to Chinese Shar-Pei GCh Shine’s Deck the Halls “Tinsel” handled by Nina Fetter and owned by Deborah and Robert Cooper, Linda Teitelbaum & R Pentecost DVM. Tinsel is the number one Shar Pei in All Breed points. Joining them in Mr. Slay’s Best ring were ASCOB Cocker Spaniel GCh Trinity’s Tucked Under His Wing owner handled by Stacy Dobmeier and owned by Susan Gray; Bloodhound GCh Flessner’s International S’Cess owner handled by Heather Helmer and owned by Susan Carter, Shirley Van Camp; Great Dane GCh Justice’s Bare Necessity handled by Corinne Witt and owned by Aileen Brida; Scottish Terrier GCh McVan’s To Russia With Love handled by Rebecca Cross and owned by Marina Khenkina; Affenpinscher GCh Yarrow’s Hi-Tech Ben There Done That handled by Ernesto Lara and owned by Dr. & Mrs. William Truesdale and Letisha Wubbell.

German Shepherd Dog Ch Woodside’s Megabucks

Ms. Courtelis thrilled with Megabucks Best over the weekend said,


The entire Megabucks Team is elated with the response from the judges and fans. With over 220,000 fans on Facebook, and growing thousands each week, Megabucks is fast becoming The People’s Dog. A MegaSuccess!

Western Pennsylvania Kennel Club hosted 954 entries on Sunday with Mr. John Wade awarding Best and RBIS. His selection for top honors was Affenpinscher GCh Yarrow’s Hi-Tech Ben There Done That “Ben” handled by Ernesto Lara and owned by Dr. & Mrs. William Truesdale and Letisha Wubbell. RBIS was awarded to Scottish Terrier GCh McVan’s To Russia With Love. Joining them were Flat Coated Retriever Windy Hill Dance To The Music JH handled by Angela Lloyd and owned by Dr. Robert & Sonja Ricker, L M Selof & M Bettis; Ibizan Ch Serandida East So BigStar owner handled by Susan St John-Brown and co-owned by Jim Brown, Lisa & Mick Sikora; Giant Schnauzer Ch Skanson’s Holy Knight handled by Vicki Seiler and owned by Cornelia King; Standard Poodle Ch Hillwood Dassin Too Darn Hot owner handled by Joseph Vergnetti and owned by Ellen Charles, Glen Lajeski and Gerald Etcheverry; GSD Ch Woodsides Megabucks.

GCh Yarrow’s Hi-Tech Ben There Done That “Ben” handled by Ernesto Lara and owned by Dr. & Mrs. William Truesdale and Letisha Wubbell

Texas

San Jacinto Kennel Club hosted 475 entries with Mr. Roger Hartinger awarding Best to Greater Swiss Mountain Dog GCh Derby’s Toast With Gusto handled by Scott Sommer and owned by Sue Copeland. RBIS was awarded to CH BGCH Heidelberg’s Austin V Melissa handled by Alfonso Escobedo and owned by John and Anita Schumacher. Joining them in the ring were Golden Retriever Ch Scion Thank God I’m A Country Boy owned by Pat Simpson; Whippet GCh Debmar Lovin’ Dixie SC handled by Ashlie Whitmore and Deborah Bahm; Norwich Terrier GCh Thunderwood’s First Robin of Spring handled by Scott Sommer and owned by Tonnie Willrich and Kristin Conlan; Havanese Ch D’Va’s Second Start To The Right handled by Lois DeMers and owned by Dina Planche & Deeanna Hinkle; Bichon Frise GCh Saks Winning Card handled by Scott Sommer and owned by Sarah Ayers, Keith Hanson and Cecilia Ruggles; GSD Ch BGCh Heidelberg’s Austin V Melissa.

GCh Derby’s Toast With Gusto handled by Scott Sommer and owned by Sue Copeland

San Jacinto Kennel Club entries on Sunday were 480 with BIS and RBIS to be judged by Mrs. Paula Hartinger. Her selection for top honors was Greater Swiss Mountain Dog GCh Derby’s Toast With Gusto handled by Scott Sommer and owned by Sue Copeland. RBIS went to Pomeranian GCh Reigningstartz Make A Wish of The Sun owner handled by Charlene Marsh and co-owned by Tony Philips. Joining them in the ring were English Cocker Spaniel GCh Foxwood’s Midnight Romance owner handled by Nancy Pearson and co-owned by Deborah Mauterer & Kristin Vitti Lyone; Whippet GCh Debmar Lovin’ Dixie; Norwich GCh Thunderwood’s First Robin of Spring; Pomeranian GCh Reigningstarz Make A Wish of the Sun owner handled by Charlene Marsh and co-owned by Tony Phillips; Bichon Frise GCh Saks Winning Card handled by Scott Sommer and owned by Sarah Ayers, Keith Hanson & Cecilia Ruggles; Cardigan Welsh Corgi GCh Riverside TellTail Coco Posh handled by Lois DeMers and owned by Dina Planche, Deb Shindle & Julie & Bill Divens.

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