Posts with tag GCh. Mt View’s Ripsnorter Silver Charm

Christi McDonald

Fancy That: Wrapping Up Houston

The past few days Billy Wheeler reported from ringside at the big Houston shows, giving BISD readers a glimpse of what was happening at last week’s biggest shows in the country. Today I’ll give you a wrap-up of what happened where the country’s Number 1 and Number 2 dogs among all breeds were competing. Before… read more


Spreading the Wealth in Louisville

Sunday, March 17, 2012, the last day of the Kentuckiana Cluster and the second Louisville Kennel Club show, found quite a few dogs placing in the Groups that had not placed the first three days, proving that at one of the largest clusters in the country there are so many quality dogs shown that the… read more

Top Hound GCh. Kiarry’s Pandora’s Box was the Best in Show winner on Friday. Photo by Carla Viggiano.

Three Down in Florida, and the Big Event Begins

The three Orlando all-breeds have wrapped up, and today AKC/Eukanuba has begun! Whether or not the results at the Wednesday through Friday shows are a preview of what will happen on the weekend remains, of course, to be seen. Perhaps the biggest surprise of the weekend was the reappearance of the 2011 Top Dog of… read more


Fancy That: Three Days, Three Different Winners in Maryland

I hope all of our readers enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving. I know many fanciers, owner-handlers and professionals alike, sat down for a traditional holiday dinner like most of the rest of the nation, only to jump up as soon as dinner finished to get in their vehicles and head off for a dog show. Only… read more


Fancy That: Joplin, Mo., Hosts Top Winners

The Tri-State Kennel Club held back-to-back shows this past weekend in Joplin, Mo., with interesting results. Entries each day were just over 1,000 dogs. Saturday judge Dana Cline awarded Best in Show to the current Number 2 dog of all breeds, the Springer, GCh. Wynmoor Champagne Supernova. ‘Peyton’ and handler Robin Novack, pushing as hard… read more

Christi McDonald

Fancy That: Northern California and Houston

Although not the largest shows in the country this past weekend, the winners from the Sierra-Tuloumne Kennel Club shows, held on Friday and Saturday, July 20 and 21, 2012, were a fascinating lot. Many of the Group First winners have National Specialty and all-breed Best in Show winners in their pedigrees. The entries at these… read more