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Multiple Best in Show & Best in Specialty Show Winner

Call Name: Heidi     Breed: Parson Russell Terrier
Owned by: Kiki Courtelis & Dana Bryson-Benn & Joyce Wilkinson

Award: Terrier Group First
Judge: Mr. Thomas D. Parrotti
Show: Greater Kingsport Kennel Club
Date: May 18, 2013
Sire: Ch. Thunder Hill Soul Journey
Dam: Ch. Rednock Honey Bunch

Handled by: Dana Bryson
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Call Name: SoBe     Breed: Australian Cattle Dog
Owned by: Joyce Rowland & Kelli McNeil & Heather Warn & Cheryl Kurpas
Bred by: Heather Warn

Awards: Back-to-Back Herding Group Firsts & Best in Specialty Show
Judges: Mr. James E. Noe &
Ms. Shelley S. Hennessy &
Mrs. Kathryn A. Hamilton
Show: Grand Rapids KC & Kalamazoo KC & Australian Cattle Dog Club of America
Date: May 25-26, 2013

Sire: Ch. Carben Copy's Cut the Bull
Dam: GCh. Carben Copy's Lot Lizard
Handled by: Kim and Gigi Griffith, PHA
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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: Herding Group First
Judge: Mr. Carl G. Liepmann
Show: Cincinnati Kennel Club
Date: May 26, 2013
Sire: Ch. Lambluv's Daydream Believer
Dam: Ch. Lambluv's Desdemona

Presented by: Jere Marder
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*System/Date: CC All Breed System, 4/13


The 2012 PWD Nat'l Specialty Winner made waves last weekend with handler Tiffany Skinner. Our thanks to Judges Mr. Clark and Ms. Boutwell for these honors.

Call Name: Sinta Livre     Breed: Portuguese Water Dog
Owned by: Kerstin Weinberg & Melanie Groth
Bred by: Melanie Groth

Awards: Back-to-Back Working Group Thirds
Judges: Mr. Houston Clark &
Mrs. Loraine Boutwell
Show: Yakima Valley Kennel Club (1 & 2)
Dates: June 1-2, 2013

Sire: Ch. Armada's Boatswain Helm's Alee
Dam: Ch. Legado Impavidez de Msabu
Handled by: Tiffany Skinner

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Multiple 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. Louise Palarik
Show: Monmouth County Kennel Club
Date: May 25, 2013
Sire: Ch. Hayshill's Cole Younger
Dam: Aramists Long Tangoonthenite Myjoy

Handled by: Michael Reed
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Thank you Ms. Allen for this wonderful affirmation
of the BOV and BOB win.

Call Name: Current     Breed: Standard Wirehaired Dachshund
Owned by: Kellie Wiliams & Diana Rockwell & Pat Caddell

Award: Best of Variety & Best of Breed
Judge: Ms. Lynne Allen
Show: Dachshund Club of America
Date: May 17-18, 2013

Sire: Ch. Raydach's All In Favor SW
Dam: Ch. Brazos Ski ExSentia Precious Peridot
Handled by: Rindi Gaudet


The THRILL of the CHASE. Our thanks to Judges Stephen Hubbell and Michael Dachel 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)

Awards: Toy Group Second & Toy Group Third
Judges: Mr. Stephen J. Hubbell (BOB & G2) & Mr. Michael J. Dachel (G3)
Shows: Conewango Valley KC & Vacationland Dog Club
Dates: May 18 & May 31, 2013

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


Thank you, Judges Mr. James Reynolds, Mr. Kenneth Buxton and Dr. Robert Smith, for awarding Patton Best in Show and back-to-back Group Firsts.

Call Name: Patton     Breed: Doberman Pinscher
Owned by: Charlsie Haynor & Karen and Kayla Beskau
Bred by: Karen Beskau - AKC Breeder of Merit & Kayla Beskau

Awards: Best in Show & Back-to-Back Working Group Firsts
Judges: Mr. James G. Reynolds (BIS) &
Mr. Kenneth A. Buxton (G1) &
Dr. Robert D. Smith (G1)
Show: Key City Kennel Club (1 & 2)
Dates: May 25-26, 2013

Sire: Arg. Ch. & Am. GCh. Phillmar Sobe Monster WAC
Dam: Rio's Funny You Should Ask V. Moa
Handled by: Dave Slattum, AKC Registered Handler

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InFocusByMiguel (P) *Main Photo Only
GCh. Foxbend Colour Me More
GCh. Lambluv's Live The Dream

Nancy Spelke, Custom Dog Designs (D)
MBISS GCh. Kokopelli's SoBe It

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