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America's #1 Terrier* - Number 4 Dog Among All Breeds*
The #1 Wire Fox Terrier - World/French/American Champion

Call Name: Sky     Breed: Wire Fox Terrier
Owned by: Victor Malzoni Jr. & Torie Steele
Co-Owners: Mary and Scott Olund & Diane Ryan
Bred by: A.J. Pertuit Jr. & Betty Seaton

Award: Best in Show
Judge: Mrs. Karen C. Wilson
Show: Lost Dutchman Kennel Club
Date: February 2, 2013

Sire: Ch. Fyrewyre Fast And Furious
Dam: Fyrewyre Forget-Me-Not
Handled by: Gabriel and Ivonne Rangel

*System/Date: CC All breed System 12/12


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

Award: Sporting Group First
Judge: Mrs. Ann D. Hearn
Show: San Fernando Kennel Club
Date: January 19, 2013

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


Multiple International Best in Show Winner
American/Canadian/Luxembourg/Netherlands Champion

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

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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Call Name: Buddy     Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback
Owned by: Susan and Paul Robinson & Kerry Williams
Bred by: Kerry Williams & Cindi Welch

Award: Select Dog & Two Bests of Breed
Judges: Ms. Carol A. Reisman (SD) & Mrs. Frances H. Colonna (BOB) & Mrs. Betty-Anne Stenmark (BOB)
Show: AKC Eukanuba National Championship &
St. Joseph KC (1 & 2)
Date: December 15, 2012 & February 2-3, 2013

Sire: BISS DC Juba Lee's Speaker of the House, MC
Dam: Ch. Juba Lee Jersey
Handled by: Tiffany Knox

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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: Toy Group First
Judge: Mr. Chuck Winslow
Show: Great Barrington Kennel Club
Date: February 3, 2013

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


Multiple International Best in Show & Group Winner
American, Irish, English & International Champion

Call Name: Black-Eyed Sue     Breed: Old English Sheepdog
Owned by: Kay Richardson & Jere Marder & Colm Hastings
Bred by: Jere Marder & Lynne Levine

Award: Reserve Best in Show
Judge: Mrs. Dennis (Mary Lou) Kniola
Show: St. Charles Missouri Kennel Club
Date: January 27, 2013

Sire: Ch. Lambluv's Daydream Believer
Dam: Ch. Lambluv's Desdemona
Presented by: Jere Marder
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Best in Show Winner - Multiple Group Winner

Call Name: Solo     Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Owned by: Priscilla Hays & Brad Hill
Co-Owner: Kathleen Salvucci
Bred by: Kathleen Salvucci - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Herding Group First
Judge: Ms. Marjorie A Tuff
Show: Union County Kennel Club
Date: January 30, 2013

Sire: Ch. Hayshill's Cole Younger
Dam: Aramists Long Tangoonthenite Myjoy
Handled by: Michael Reed
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American Bloodhound Club National Specialty
Best of Opposite Sex Winner

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

Award: Best of Opposite Sex
Judge: Mr. Joseph E. Gregory
Show: American Bloodhound Club
Date: October 11, 2012

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

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Another Best in Show and Group 3 for Aristocrat.
Our thanks to Judges Jan Paulk & William Cunningham for these honors.

Call Name: Aristocrat     Breed: Saint Bernard
Owned by: Ed and Linda Baker
Bred by: Michele and Jack Mulligan

Award: Best in Show & Working Group Third
Judges: Ms. Joanne (Jan) N. Paulk (BIS) &
Mr. William Cunningham (G3)
Show: Annapolis KC & Sand and Sea KC
Date: January 17 & February 1, 2013

Sire: Ch. Aksala's Arie CGC TD
Dam: Ch. Jamelle's in the Nic of Time
Handled by: Melody Salmi


Call Name: Gordo     Breed: Cairn Terrier
Owned by: M. Patricia Joyce
Bred by: M. Patricia Joyce - AKC Breeder of Merit

Sire: GCh. Caledonian Pennybuster of Wolfpit
Dam: Ch. Highland Proudly We Hail

Handled by: Armando and Gris Morales (Garma Kennels)
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*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 12/12


The Thrill of the CHASE. Our Thanks to Judges Jacqueline Rayner,
Barbara Alderman and Peggy Hauck for these Honors.

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: Two Toy Group Firsts & Toy Group Third
Judges: Mrs. Jacqueline M. Rayner (G3) &
Mrs. Barbara Dempsey Alderman (G1) &
Mrs. Peggy J. Hauck (G1)
Show: Erie KC (1 & 2) & Great Barrington KC
Date: January 26 - 27 & February 2, 2013

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


Our continuing commitment to timeless excellence which Richelieu
Maltese has been known for since 1980 - Thank you Mr. McDermott.

Call Name: VENI     Breed: Maltese
Owned by: Judy E. Mcquiston & Pat Keen Fernandes
Bred by: Judy E. Mcquiston & Pat Keen Fernandes - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Best of Breed & Toy Group Third
Judge: Mr. Kenneth M. McDermott
Show: Golden Gate Kennel Club
Date: January 26, 2013

Sire: Am./Eng. BIS BISS Ch. Delcost Marc By Design
Dam: Am. Ch. Richelieu's Frosted Lil Angel
Handled by: Pat Keen Fernandes

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What a start to a specials career! Multiple Group Placements and
a Reserve Best in Show already this year!

Call Name: Cash     Breed: Pug
Owned by: Patti and Richard Caldwell
Bred by: Mary C. Henricks & Robert Hall & Erin Hall

Award: Toy Group First
Judge: Ms. Gay Dunlap
Show: Baton Rouge Kennel Club
Date: January 24, 2013

Sire: Ch. Tupelo Shoboat Tu China Tu
Dam: Ch. Broughcastl Baguette
Handled by: Christopher Keith


Number One Australian Terrier for 2012*

Call Name: Izzy     Breed: Australian Terrier
Owned by: Kreg B. Hill & William I. Christensen
Bred by: Kreg B. Hill & William I. Christensen

Award: Terrier Group Second
Judge: Mr. Bill R.W. Edwards
Show: Ventura County Dog Fanciers Association
Date: January 20, 2013

Sire: Ch. Quentin Christhill RN CDX
Dam: Ch. Dreamtime's Zoe Christhill CD RN
Handled by: Carlos Carrizo

*System/Date: AKC Reporting System - Breed standings, for events processed through 12/31/12


Saint Bernard Club of America 2012 National Best in Show Winner

Call Name: Denver     Breed: Saint Bernard
Owned by: Martin Glover & Mlynn Smith & Bill and Nancy Boman
Bred by: Mlynn Smith

Award: Best of Breed
Judge: Mrs. Donna J. Buxton
Show: St. Bernard Club of America
Date: September 29, 2012

Sire: Ch. New Sage Lucas II Lasquite
Dam: Lasquite's Litany V Garland
Handled by: Martin Glover


Each with a recent Group 2 placement,
Izzy and Phoebe head to Westminster.

Call Name: Izzy & Phoebe     Breed: Australian Terriers
Owned by: Kreg B. Hill & William I. Christensen
Bred by: Kreg B. Hill & William I. Christensen

Award: Best Brace in Show
Judge: Ms. Charlotte Clem McGowan
Show: Orange Empire Dog Club
Date: January 26, 2013

Sire: Ch. Quentin Christhill RN CDX (Izzy) &
Ch. Marble Arch Mystic Star Chance (Phoebe)
Dam: Ch. Dreamtime's Zoe Christhill RN CD (Izzy) & Ch. P.S. Roxbury Christhill CDX RE (Phoebe)
Handled by: Kreg B. Hill, Owner

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Best in Show Winner
Thank you Judge Dr. Robert Indeglia for this honor.

Call Name: Gunner     Breed: Australian Shepherd
Owned by: Roman Duellge & Dawn Benson
Bred by: Catherine Davis

Award: Best in Show
Judge: Dr. Robert A. Indeglia
Show: Tualatin Kennel Club
Date: January 17, 2013

Sire: Ch. Melodys Buzz'n By
Dam: Melodys Full Of Surprises
Handled by: Megan Hoff


Our Sincere Appreciation to
Judges Toddie Clark and Andrew Kalmanash for these Honors.

Call Name: Nikki     Breed: Portuguese Water Dog
Owned by: Sandra Holden
Bred by: Sandra Holden & Gail Brown McDonald

Award: Two Bests of Breed
Judges: Mrs. Houston (Toddie) Clark &
Mr. Andrew I. Kalmanash
Show: Brevard KC & KC of Palm Springs
Date: December 13, 2012 & January 6, 2013

Sire: GCh. Ikon Time Bandit
Dam: GCh. Farallon Cantando Prata Lua RA
Handled by: Adrian Ghione & Oscar Quirós
Assisted by Jacob Haycock & Remi Schmidt


Group Winning & Multiple Group Placing Gordon Setter - Flyer
Thank You Judges For Recognition of His Breed Specific Type & Quality

Call Name: Flyer     Breed: Gordon Setter
Owned by: Donna Grant & Janice Beattie & Don Snyder & Paul Reilly
Bred by: Janice Beattie & Paul Reilly - AKC Breeders of Merit & Mary McLoughlin

Award: Sporting Group First
Judge: Ms. Bonnie Linnell Clarke
Show: Greater Lowell Kennel Club
Date: January 12, 2013

Sire: Ch. Sandpiper's Sea Quest
Dam: Ch. Sandpiper's Firethorne Wave Review
Handled by: Adam Bernardin


#1 Newfoundland* With Limited Showing
Multiple Group Placer & Off To Another Wonderful Year in 2013

Call Name: Charles     Breed: Newfoundland
Owned by: Michelle Morris
Bred by: Michelle Morris - AKC Breeder of Merit

Award: Working Group First
Judge: Mrs. Barbara Dempsey Alderman
Show: Erie Kennel Club
Date: January 26, 2013

Sire: Ch. Dream Time For Shadow's Eternity
Dam: Ch. Rosewood's Dancing On Sunshine
Handled by: Sam and Karen Mammano

*System/Date: CC All Breed Final 2012

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Reserve Best in Show Winner - Multiple Group Winner

Call Name: Hudson     Breed: Boxer
Owned by: Brad and Michelle Rocca & Jack and Donna Galante
Bred by: Michelle Rocca & Donna Galante & Lori McClain

Award: Three Working Group Firsts & Reserve Best in Show
Judges: Ms. Betty Regina Leininger (G1) & Mrs. Donna J. Buxton (G1) & Mr. Peter Baynes (G1) & Ms. Charlotte Clem McGowan (RBIS)
Show: Skyline Dog Fanciers of San Mateo County & San Fernando KC & Orange Empire Dog Club
Date: October 19, 2012 & January 19-26, 2013

Sire: Ch. Illyrian's Trilogy
Dam: GCh. DLG'S Rainbows End DOM
Handled by: Kimberlie Steele Gamero

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Photo Credits

InFocusByMiguel (P) *Main Photo Only
GCh. AfterAll Painting the Sky
Ch. Snowmist's Quidditch Seeker
GCh. Lambluv's Live The Dream

Ethan & Co. (D)
GCh. Richelieu's Here Comes Trouble AGAIN

Krista Droop (P & D)
GCh. Connacht A Ha'Penny Will Do

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