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SILVER GRAND CHAMPION
T H E R E I S N O T R Y , G C Ch. Springwood's
Thank you Judges Dr. Ronald Spritzer, Mrs. Linn Klingel Brown, Mrs. Olga Gagne, Mrs. Carolyn Herbel, Mr. Joe Walton & Ms. Elizabeth Muthard
M U L T I P L E G R O U P W I NN E R
Owner: Bonnie Stetson
Handler: Nina Fetter PHA/AKC/DHG email@example.com
Co-Owner/Breeder: Rebecca Jackson
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n u m b e r 6
Breed & All Breed *
*TNT breed & all breed stats as of 8/31/18
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Always shaken, not stirred Harry
flash: BACK -TO-BACK-TO-BACK NOHS BEST IN SHOW WINS
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BISS GCHB SEABREEZE THAT ONE PARTICULAR HARBOR
Number One MALTESE N HS * Number Ten ALL BREED NOHS * Number One MALTESE DOG ALL BREED ** MULTIPLE BEST IN SPECIALTY SHOW MULTIPLE GROUP PLACING
Many thanks to all the judges who recognize Harry’s quality
B R E D, OWN E D A N D H A N D L E D B Y S A N DY B I N G H AM - P O RT E R
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*AKC NOHS stats as of 9/14/18* **TNT all breed stats as of 8/31/18
Ms. Christine Salyers Anderson
Ms. Inge Semenschin
Mrs. Shelly Hennessy
THANK YOU TO ALL JUDGES
BISS Toy Group Winner GCHGWynDancer Silver Lining
TOP 5 CAVALIER 2018 *
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*TNT all breed stats as of 8.31.18
THANK YOU JUDGES
Mr. Desmond Murphy | Columbia River Specialty BEST IN SHOW SPECIALTYWINNER MULTIPLE GROUPWINNER MULTIPLE PLACEMENTWINNER
BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED BY MR. LUKE SEIDLITZ & TEAM BRED BY DR. SUSAN BARRETT, DVM • www.wyndancercavaliers.com • firstname.lastname@example.org OWNED BY SUSAN BARRETT, DVM • WynDancer Cavalier King Charles Spaniels • wyndancercavaliers.com
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C H I N E S E C R E S T E D S
A C C O M P L I S H E D & E X Q U I S I T E
THANK YOU JUDGE KAREN MCFARLANE
CH GINGERY'S GREASED LIGHTENING Finished lightening fast in 7 shows with 5 Majors, a Specialty win and a Specialty Best Puppy!
GO G R E A S E D L I G H T E N I N G !
# 294 Champion
THANK YOU JUDGE MANUEL QUEIJEIRO
NEW OWNERS: DONNA VOLAVKA, ARLENE BUTTERKLEE & VICTOR HELU BREEDERS: JACQUELINE DEPIETRO, ARLENE BUTTERKLEE & VICTOR HELU
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AYRWEN STAR KISSED DELIGHT grand champion
IT IS NOT OFTEN THAT A DOG COMES ALONG THAT NOT ONLY HAS AN IMPACT ON THE BREED ITSELF, BUT ALSO THE PERCEPTION OF THAT BREED. DEEDEE WAS JUST THAT SPECIAL AMBASSADOR.
B orn on October 14, 2006, DeeDee was one of two female puppies born from the breeding of a bitch owned by Gloria and Art Johnson and the bitches’ grandfather. Little did Gloria or Art know at the time that DeeDee would become the top winning Smooth Coat Chihuahua in American Kennel Club history. DeeDee was what many in the fancy said was presented by a true breeder-owner-handler. Gloria was the breeder, was owned soley by Gloria and her husband Art, financed 100% of her campaign and was DeeDee’s sole handler through her show career. This performance allowed DeeDee to break the previous record set by Ch. Holidays Gold Jubilee, owned by Sheila & Mark Weisman and shown by Joe Waterman, in March 1988. DeeDee’s first show adventure happened on the day she turned six months. There she won best bred by exhibitor, winners and best of winners for a 5 point major. The next weekend she was inDallas at the Chihuahua Club of America Spring Rotating Specialty. Day One was supported by the Dallas Chihuahua Club where she went winners, best of winners, and best bred by exhibitor in Specialty. The next day was the CCA event where she went reserve and best bred by exhibitor in Specialty. And to round out her first five shows, the next weekend she was visiting relatives in Minnesota and decided to attend a two day weekend show. There both days she won winners, best bred by exhibitor, best of variety (over a ranked special), and a Toy Group 2 and Group 4.
The breed standard talks about large eye, ample ear, apple domed head, soft coat and terrier-like temperament. Judges and members of the CCA Judge’s Education Committee have stated that DeeDee epitomizes the standard and chihuahua type. In addition, she has a beautiful profile and a quick moving gate—also identified in the breed standard. It was things like her Terrier-like temperament that set her above the rest for her 7th All Breed Best in Show under judge Randy Garren. It was a very hot and humid late July day at an outdoor show where DeeDee kept eyeing the Rottwiler that was right behind her as the individual examination was taking place. Finally, on the up-and-back, DeeDee stamped her feet, looked right at the front of the line up, gave the Rotti a quick “don’t tred on me” look and barked and pranced back to her spot in the line-up. It brought a chuckle and grin to Mr. Garren and the crowd went wild. It didn’t take long for him to point his finger and hand Gloria the rossette. It was also said by CCA leadership, American Kennel Club show representatives and judges that DeeDee was truly an ambassador for the breed. From the respect shown by Gloria and DeeDee to other exhibitors, handlers and judges to a smile at the end and a hand-shake and congratulations— no matter how the decision turned out. DeeDee was always immaculately prepared to show respect not only to herself and judges but also to the spectators.
IT’S NOT OFTEN IN LIFE THAT SOMETHING GIVES US TRUE JOY, BOTH TO WATCH AND TO JUST BE AROUND. DEEDEE’S SPARKLE AND PERSONALITY FILL THAT BILL.
thank you, dee
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14 This Month in Top Notch Toys
The History of the Pomeranian Cathy Driggers & Kelly D. Reimschiissel
TNT Top Twenty Toys
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20 From the 26 Toy Talk 44 Toy Box
The Loss of a Shining Star: a Tribute to Danny Curtiss Smith
TNT All-Breed System
Editor-in-Chief Joe McGinnis
Judging the Pomeranian Dr. Geno Sisneros
TNT Breed System
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Judging the Pomeranian Kelly D. Reimschiissel & Fred Bassett
National Owner Handled System Top Toys
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48 Tear Staining
The White Dog Dilemma Dr. Gayl M. Godsell-Stytz 65
Judging the Chihuahua Linda George
Index to Advertisers
53 Leave it to Biewers! Tustin Amole
Chihuahua Questions & Answers Sallie Buckman, Bradley Jenkins & Richard Miller
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Bimmer G C H S O N E L O V E J U S T C A N ' T D R I V E 5 5
#4 A L L B R E E D * * T N T A L L B R E E D S T A T S A S O F 8 / 3 1 / 1 8
M U L T I P L E B I S S , G R O U P W I N N I N G & P L A C I N G
flash GROUP 1 AT CHESAPEAKE VA DOG FANC I ERS ! AND GROUP 2 THE FOLLOWING DAY !
“ T H E R E A R E N O S P E E D L I M I T S O N T H E R O A D T O S U C C E S S ”
Bred, Owned & Loved by Tina & Bi l l Bregman, OneLove Chihuahuas
Handled by Michel le Scott
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G R A N D C H AM P I ON TOU C H E - KA R I X Karate Kid
Our appreciation to all of the judges who have consistently complimented Miyagi’s beautiful one piece structure and movement! We thank you!
MOLLY MARTIN GROUP 1
JEAN NELSON GROUP 2
CHERYL EGERTON GROUP 3
TROY DARGIN GROUP 3
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BRED BY: Dale Martenson & Aly Bell OWNED BY: Kathy Jurin, Dan Palantino & Jane Martenson
HANDLED BY: Dan Palantino
© photos by JANE HOBSON
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*TNT BREED STATS AS OF 8/31/18
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FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
I hate to utter those dreaded words in a fun maga- zine like TNT but the fact remains: summer’s over. Oddly enough, I never minded going back to school because a) I liked school and b) I carriedmy summer spirit with me year-round. (Still do.) But in keeping with the spirit of the season, I wax didactic this month. The following lesson will serve to examine our sport in a new light. Note: pay attention. There WILL be a test.
MUZZLE: what to put on your kids at dog shows to prevent them from calling your competition what they overheard you call him or her last night. NOSEPRINTS: cute marks left all over the French doors. OUTCROSSING: What your partner tells the minister you are doing out in the ken- nel with the stud dog and the bitch. POINTS: minute, invisible credits for winning which you cannot convince your spouse are more important than cash priz- es (or groceries). PUPPIES: small, dog-like food-process- ing machines with the ability to mess up an entire house and collectively outshout a band of magpies. These creatures have not yet been perfected, as they come with leaky plumbing. They can also be ex- tremely dangerous to adoring humans and their bank accounts. Original author unknown, but thanked; slight edits/additions by yours truly. As any dog fanciers knows, if we’re smart, we never quit learning. With eyes and minds open we can continue to give these great canines and this sport the white- glove treatment they so richly deserve. We here at TNT wish you good luck in the ring, in the whelping box, and in the living room. Until next month, remember: TNT Magazine wishes you All The Best!
DOG FANCIER’S DICTIONARY ANGULATION: degree to which we will bend over backwards to impress the judges. BALANCE: how to arrange the checkbook so your significant other, non-dog- gy, will not know howmuch money you spent on dog shows last month. Usually done in the bathroom or garage behind locked doors. BITCH: a) a word used to describe a lady dog; b) activity indulged in, in the grooming area; c) word often heard ringside, not always to describe a lady dog. COAT: hairy covering of a dog that usually falls out oneweek before theNational. DAM: a) a lady dogwith children; b) an expression frequently overheard ringside. ELBOW: method of getting to the steward for an armbandwhen late to the ring. EXPRESSION: Sweet, loving look on your dog’s face which you think is for you, but is actually for the chunk of bait in your pocket. FANCIER: degree to which some exhibitors dress more than others. FEATHERING: what winners are accused of doing to judges’ nests. HEEL: a) what you feel like when your dog beats the one you just sold to an eager novice b) expression often screamed to attract the attention of deaf- acting dogs. HEIGHT (as in “maximumallowed”): ameasurement under which all champi- ons fall by at least 1/8 of an inch. HOCK: a way of financing your dog show hobby by the use of jewelry such as wedding rings or gifts frommother-in-law. KENNEL: a) where you go whenever there’s a domestic disturbance at home; b) what very often used to be called the “garage”. LITTER: trash left all over the building and parking lot after a dog show (shame!). MASK: what to wear when you have to show the pet you sold six months ago.
JOE MCGINNIS, EDITOR EMERITUS
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B E S T I N S P E C I A L T Y S H OW • G R A N D C H AM P I O N T I M E L E S S S T E L L A B Y S T A R L I G H T A T A E R O
Stella finished in one weekend at 7 months old with multiple Best of Variety wins over 7 top ranked specials. She then topped the weekend off with a nice Group 3 award - Thank you Judge Joe Walton.
Presented by: Lauren Bauer
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Now at 10 months, she can add BISS in front of her name. Thank you Judge Janice Pardue. The future is looking very bright for this young girl!
Bred/Owned by: Kyle Potts • Presented by: Sharon Boyd PHA
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OH YORKSHIRE TERRIER * number one
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YORKSHIRE TERRIER BREED ** number six BREEDER - OWNER - HANDLER WEXFORD YORKSHIRE TERRIERS / CHERYL HILL
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TOY TALK ETCETERA by Bonnie Guggenheim, TNT Advertising Director & Associate Editor
S ee the art you created in the ring! The successful breeder breeds not for financial gain but for the genuine love of dogs and gains satisfaction on seeing success with a long planned litter. Breeding stock must be chosen with knowledge of the pedigree, as well as the fundamen- tal laws and principals of genetics. A deep understanding of your breed standard and structure is a must. Here are some true but fun things to consider: • Dogs are perfect companions. They never quarrel, fuss or fight with you and they listen intently to what you are saying.
• A dog is not affected by the follow of other dogs. • Dogs have twice as many muscles for moving their ears as people. • Anyone who says he works like a dog obviously does not own one! • Anyone can buy a dog, but it takes a kind and loving owner to set his tail wagging. • There is no such thing as a dumb dog; after all, while we are out working all day, they are sleeping at home. • A dog’s smile runs from the depth of his eyes to the tip of his tail. •Aman could learn a lot fromhis dog– to be a true friend, to be faithful
and appreciate those who love him. Here is wishing everyone a fabulous Fall season and safe travels to your favorite dog shows. Stay in touch, I really want to hear from you with your wins, your ideas and candid photos from your club events. Re- member, inquiring minds want to know! Owner Handlers and Spe- cialty Winners are the features for next month! Bonnie email@example.com 863.738.8848
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GCHP Dartan Diamonds Are Forever at Viva
Best In Show Reserve Best In Show Multiple Owner Handled Best In Show Best in specialty show
BR E D BY DARW I N D E L AN E Y & KAT HY S AWY E R OWN E D & E XC L U S I V E LY HAND L E D BY C E C I L I A BO Z Z O
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Vista LaFleurs Lotus T’seas Mi B R ON Z E G R A N D C H A M P I ON Lotus
Flash GROUP 2 AT RIO PECOS UNDER WILLIAM USHERWOOD
Owned by STEPHANIE SCHULTES, DEBORAH C. LONG & BEVERLY LAFLEUR Handled by STEPHANIE SCHULTES | Expertly handled by CURTISS SMITH
New Bronze Grand Champion UNDER MISS EVELYN GREGORY AT THE RENO KENNEL CLUB SHOW
FLASH: OH GROUP 3 UNDER MR. JOHN R. WALSH OF IRELAND AT FLAGSTAFF KENNEL CLUB. THANKS ALSO TO BREED JUDGE MS. JOCELYNE GAGNE FOR BOV/BOH.
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RAISING QUALITY CHIHUAHUAS
Home of 30 bred-by Champions since 2009
Breeder of World Winner 2018, MBIS, Breed Winner Westminister 2017, #1 Long Coat Chihuahua, 2016, 2017, 2018 through August 18*, Platinum GCH H&H Hotrod, ROM and Sire of Significance
Hotrod has produced these lovely Champions - • GCH H&H Fendi (out of GCH H&H The Devil Wears Prada) • CH H&H Red Hot ‘57 Chevy (out of H&H Rumour Has It!) • GCH H&H Hotrod Lincoln (out of Lilac Acres Bella Luna @ H&H) • GCH H&H Sparkling Porsche (out of CH H&H’s Pandora) • GCH H&H Lexus @ Sunglo (out of H&H’s Amber) • CH H&H Adele (out of H&H’s Amber) • GCH H&H GoDiva @ Regalchi (out of GCH H&H The Devil Wears Prada) • CH H&H Roady Roadster (out of GCH H&H The Devil Wears Prada) • GCHB Vista Lafleur’s Lotus T’Seas Mi (out of GCH Lafleur-N-Vista’s You Are My Sunshine) • CH Lafleur’s Candy Kisses (out of GCH Lafleur-N-Vista’s You Are My Sunshine) • CH Neo Fabulous Hotrod Harmony (out of GCH Neo Fabulous Be My Valentine) • CH H&H Tigress (out of GCH H&H The Devil Wears Prada)
GCH H&H Fendi
GCH H&H GoDiva @ Regalchi
*TNT breed stats 2016, 2017 and as of 8/31/18
Alice Thompson, aka- The CHIHUAHUAMAMA
928-445-9371 See us on Facebook at H&H Chihuahuas Stud services available www.chihuahuaacres.com
GCH H&H Hotrod Lincoln
CH H&H Adele
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A S L E T T T E S S I E R C OW B OY C A S A N OVA
Winning majors from 6-9 puppy class at Mattaponi KC and Virginia KC. He went on to take back-to-back Toy Group IVs at Tidewater KC on June 30 and July 1. Then he won NOHS Toy Group 2 and NOHS Toy Group 4 at the Chesapeake Dog Fanciers Association Dog Show on September 22 and 23.
FLASH - Owner Handler Series Toy Group 4 from the Bred By class!
Thanks to all of the judges who have recognized this exceptional Silky Terrier puppy.
Cowboy was awarded Puppy of Achievement from AKC as of June 22, 2018
Breeder/Owner/Handler | Janet Aslett, Aslett Silky Terriers Home to beautiful Silkys since 1970, firstname.lastname@example.org
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*TNT ALL BREED STATS AS OF 8/31/18
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Emmie W I N D S O N G B I E W E R T E R R I E R S WINDSONG’S LOVELY IN EMERALDS O U R 4 T H G E N E R A T I O N ! M R S . T E R R I E B R E E N
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SUSAN & STEVE THI BODEAUX KALLMEE KENNEL HOME OF EXCEPT IONAL DOGS S INCE 1978 | COCOA, FL
It was an exciting weekend in Lexington, KY!
Barnum CH BARBARY KALLMEE THE R INGMASTER finished his championship his second weekend shown including another Best of Breed at the ATFTC Supported Entry!
CH KALLMEE A PREC IOUS GEM Precious
Our thanks to the judges for the wins, recognition and compliments. We are very proud of our dogs.
finished with her 4th major from the 6-9 class and is already halfway to her Grand Champion title.
GCHG BARBARY ’S GOLD N J EWELS RATN
Multi Specialty winning, 2015 AKC National Championship BOB winner, TFT Lifetime NOHS leader, GCHG
Barbary’s Gold N Jewels RATN, came out of retirement again for two shows and was Best of Breed at the ATFTC Regional Specialty and Best of Breed and Group 4 at the Mid Kentucky KC Show.
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BEST IN SPECIALTY SHOW WINNING & MULTIPLE GROUP PLACING
AOM ACKCSC NATIONAL INDEPENDENT SPECIALTY UNDER ESTEEMED BREED SPECIALIST, MICHAEL FORTE BRED, OWNED & HANDLED BY: CLAUDIA JONES, TITANIA CAVALIERS
G R A N D C H A M P I O N T I T A N I A B R I N G O N T H E B U B B L Y
I S T H E L I T T L E D O G T H A T ’ S C A T C H I N G E V E R Y O N E ’ S E Y E S
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WORLD DOG SHOW AMSTERDAM 2018 fiercely COMPETITIVE
GCHB FONTECHIA MCLAREN’S DEW TELL ME A TALE
CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT QUALIFICATION
Handler Barbara J. Beissel
AKC Registered Handler BarbaraBeissel@aol.com Owner/Breeder Jody Roberts email@example.com
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OAKHURST • MARIBETH MITCHELL BOPP BREEDER/OWNER/HANDLER • AKC BREEDER OF MERIT • YTCA TOP BREEDER 2017
Multiple Group placements
Thank you Mr. Rick LaBeau for the NOHS Group 1. Thank you esteemed judge, Mrs. Trotter, for the Group placement among tough Toy competition and thank you for the lovely compliments on Spanky.
Spanky S I LV E R G R A N D C H A M P I O N O A K H U R S T ’ S G O O D M O R N I N G C A P TA I N A M E R I C A T op N otch T oys , O ctober 2018 • 37
RAMBLING STARZ DIAMONDS AND LACE
WB/BOW and New Champion at the CCA Regionals under Respected Judge Fred Bassett.
WB under respected Judge Betty Leininger. Owned, Bred and Exclusively Handled by BETTY STALLARD
Class, Flash and Sass in one little package... and in the grass! 38 • T op N otch T oys , O ctober 2018
THANK YOU JUDGE CINDY LANE
BRED BY Anika Stahl & Stephan Stahl
OWNED & SHOWN BY Cathy Couture
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N E W C H A M P I O N
CH KRISPIN HOUSE PARTY
B E S T O F B R E E D O V E R S P E C I A L S 3 P O I N T M A J O R
S O U T H E R N A D I R O N D A C K K E N N E L C L U B A special thank you to Judge Jeffrey Kestner Bred by: Dail Korl
CH RIGAIR HAPPY TAILS
A special thank you to Breeder Judge Malgorzata Supronowicz from Poland Bred by: Ilona Rodionova Owned by: Neil Feerrar
B O T H D O G S A R E L O V E D A N D H A N D L E D B Y M J H E L D | 1 4 4 2 O R C H A R D P A R K R O A D | W E S T S E N E C A , N Y | 7 1 6 - 6 7 5 - 4 4 9 7
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BEST TOY IN SHOW • TOY CLUB OF GREATER HOUSTON
AB I S B I SS GCH AZTEX MARCH-ON BUDDHA AND THE CHOCOLATE BOX
OWNER/HANDLERS: LARRY AND PENNY DEWEY • BREEDER/OWNERS: CHRISTINE SMITH AND DAN BAYLESS
Sidd and Larry are pictured above receiving Best Toy from Mrs. Helen G. Tomb-Taylor. Sincere thanks to Mrs. Tomb-Taylor for this exciting win.
Thank also to Mrs. Mary Napper for the Group 2 on the following day. Thanks to the Toy Club of Greater Houston for a great show and showsite. We are so pleased we are the first toy to be engraved on the new Challenge Trophy in memory of our late friend, Carolyn Crockett, a noted Pomeranian breeder and handler.
MIN P IN AL L BREED *
*TNT all breed stats as of 8/31/18
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Nauti Heli Heli SCENE STEALER • 8 months old
OWNED & BRED BY: ELIZABETH OMEARA HANDLED BY: MR. DAN HALEY Thank you Judges Mrs. Cindy Meyer & Mr. Brian Meyer!
Nauti Moonbow Sketchers DARE TO DREAM NA NAJ
• 15 months old • 2018 Havanese Club of America National Agility, Novice High in Trial
OWNED & HANDLED IN AGILITY BY: MRS. JODI ZANDSTRA OWNED & BRED BY: ELIZABETH OMEARA
CO-BRED BY: KIM SHERBURNE Thank you Judge Joan Mullen!
Nauti Pardon ZiTiZermatt THE INTERRUPTION • 8 months old OWNED & BRED BY: ELIZABETH OMEARA HANDLED BY: MISS EMILY PIKUL Thank you Judges Mrs. Alice Watkins, Mr. Fred Hyer & Mr. Alfred Ferruggiaro!
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M 2 = Success!
GCHS TOUCHE’S ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT
MULTIPLE GROUP & BEST IN SPECIALTY SHOW WINNING
#1 JAPANESE CHIN BREED * OWNERS VICKI DOVELLOS & JANE MARTENSON BREEDERS TOUCHE - DALE MARTENSON & RICK WILSON HANDLER MATTHEW A. HOAGLUND THANK YOU FOR MATTHEW’S RECENT GROUP PLACEMENTS: HOUSTON CLARK - GROUP 1, GLORIA GERRINGER - GROUP 1 TIM CATTERSON - GROUP 2, JOHN WADE - GROUP 2, JAMES MOSES - GROUP 3
*TNT BREED STATS AS OF 8/31/18
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TOP NOTCH TOYS
SUBMIT YOUR CUTE PHOTOS TO OUR TOYBOX DEPARTMENT. Any clear photo will do—black & white or color, regular photo or digital. (If sending digital images, send high resolution 300 DPI for best quality.) Please submit your name and the name of the dog. 44 • T op N otch T oys , O ctober 2018
Best of Variety Smooth Coat Best of Opposite Sex to Breed Houston Chihuahua Club Specialty CH SHAR’S KRAZY KASEY
Thank you to Judge Janice Pardue
It was a pleasure showing Kasey to Mrs. Pardue.
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with contribution fromwhite-breed fanciers past and present: Mary Day, Cindy Landry, (the late) Bobbie Linden, Daryl Martin, (the late) Marjorie Mar- tin’s Article, Judy McQuiston, Bea Naysmith, Linda Nickell, Bev Passe and Patricia Simon. Written by the late Dr. Gayl M. Godsell-Stytz | originally printed in August 2004 TEAR STAINING THE WHITE DOG DILEMMA
T hese words ring clearly with this problem...prevention, prevention, prevention and keep the facial hair clean and dry! Tears are good. They lubricate the eyes and keep the membranes of the eyes moistened. The goal is not to get rid of the tears, but to reduce excessive tear- ing and deal with the staining. Tear staining is from bacteria and yeast that infect themoist tears on the hair of the muzzle. The deep dark tear stains are caused predominately from a red yeast called “ Ptyrosporin”. When a dog is brought into a home with a large amount of dark tear staining, the first approach to the problem is to take the dog to the vet- erinarian and try to find the source of the tearing. They will check the dog for any predisposing infection. This is mandatory! If the health of the dog is good and the dog is disease free, then the search for the causes of the tear- ing needs to be sought.
city water versus distilled water. • Type of dispenser for water: Plastic bowls tend to collect more bacteria versus use of wa- ter bottles which are attached to the side of a cage/pen wall or on a platform dispenser. Stainless steel bowls are more bacterio- static than ceramic bowls. Water bottles tend not to wet the face as much when the dog drinks. • Some pedigree lines tend to tear more. It also has been noted that in the same litter, there may be some puppies that tear more than others may. • Some puppies are born with closed tear ducts, which need to be opened or irrigated to “un- clog” the ducts. • Ingrown hairs around the eyes and touching the eyes cause in- creased irritation and may need to be chronically pulled to stop the irritation. HEALTH OF THE DOG INTERNAL FACTORS CAUSING INCREASED DOG TEARING GENETIC ANY INFECTION INTHE DOG • Ear infections: Mites, fleas, otitis externa (outer ear infection), etc • Dental infections/abscesses and poor dental hygiene • Eye infections • Allergies
Also high winds may aggravate tearing. This is noted more at outside dog shows. • Allergens: Areas with more farmlands and higher pollen and molds may increase dog tearing (i.e. Missouri has more pollen than Colorado). • Irritants: Certain dogs may react to grooming sprays/sham- poos, perfumed sprays, house- hold cleaning products, carpet deodorizers, powders, incense, etc. Cigarette and cigar smoking may tend to increase dog tearing.
DIET • Type of food fed: Foods and treats with red dyes and food color. These can physically change the color of the beard as well as cause yellow/red
tearing from the dyes going into the dog’s system then going into the tears. Higher protein dry food and diets may promote increased tearing. • Water: Mineral content of Wa- ter: High iron and other minerals cause a change in the dog’s tear pH. The more alkaline (higher pH) the water, the more attrac- tion to bacteria and possible more staining. Also, iron has an oxidized rusty color that may color the white facial hair if the dog drinks from a bowl. There are more minerals in well water versus city water versus filtered
EXTERNAL FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO INCREASED TEARING ENVIRONMENTAL
• Geography: Areas of higher humidity tend to contribute to increased tearing (i.e. Flor- ida andWashington State have higher humidity than California or Arizona high desert). • Atmospheric: Cities with higher amounts of smog may create more irritation in dogs’ eyes.
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• Skin infections/diseases • Hypo and hyperthyroidism • Other endocrine diseases (i.e. Diabetes increases sugar in the dog’s system and into their tears. Bacteria are attracted to the sugar in the tears and create staining). STAGES/DEVELOPMENT IN THE LIFE OF THE DOG • Eruption of primary (puppy) or secondary (adult) teeth pro- motes increased tearing. • Hormonal influences: Heat cycles and pregnancy are times when a bitch may tear more. HAPPINESS OF THE DOG • Stressors on the dog will pro- mote increased tearing (i.e. first dog show or crating a dog that isn’t used to confinement). • More dogs in one environment may create more stresses on the dogs and increase tearing in all of the dogs. HYGIENE OF THE DOG • Frequency of cleaning the facial furnishings including nasal hair and bathing the dog. • Keeping the muzzle hair dry by blow drying the dog after bath- ing and after using products on the hair. • Keeping the skull hair out of the dog’s eyes. This involves keeping the frontal hair in topknots and rubber bands so the hair doesn’t irritate the dog’s eyes. • Hairs that protrude into the eyes (ingrown eyelid hairs) can irritate and cause tearing. • Some breeders feel that the dog’s eyelashes irritate the eyes and increase tearing. • Leave and don’t cut the hair adja- cent to the inside eye (the wick) so that tears can travel down these hairs.
most of the breeders. These don’t contain dyes in the food. • Treats without red, green, blue or yellow dyes • Calcium: Can give 1 / 2 tablet of Tums per day. The purpose is to change the pH of the tears, and hence reduce the bacterial at- traction to the hair. I’m not sure this makes any difference, but was in the literature. • Missing link and/or vitamins can be added to food to increase the dog’s immune system. • White diet: Chicken, rice, oat- meal, cottage cheese, etc. WATER • Use lower mineral content water, either filtered or distilled water. • Train the dog to drink from a water bottle which has a nozzle and can hang from the side of a cage or in a dispenser (similar but larger than bottles used for hamsters). This keeps the face drier and the facial hair doesn’t dip into the water bowl. • If you use bowls, use stainless • Can add 1 / 2 -tsp. vinegar (acetic acid) or lemon juice to the dog’s water to create a more acidic system and change (lower) the pH of the tears (if the dogs will drink it). ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES help (especially if they are kept in a humid environment like a basement). • Air filters can decrease allergens and irritants in sensitive dogs. LOCAL TREATMENT— PREVENTION: • A dehumidifier in the area where the dogs reside may • Clean the hair around the eyes/ muzzle at least one-two times a day. Remove the little “globs” on the inner eye that collect daily. Most breeders recommend cut- ting the dog’s eyelashes. Some say leave the hair adjacent to the inner eye (called the “wick”) and the tears tend to travel down steel bowls, which are more bacteriostatic.
this hair. One can tuck this hair into the muzzle hair when show- ing the dog. • Keep the muzzle area dry. At shows you can put a paper towel type wrap (piece) next to the eye with a rubber band to collect any tears that the dog may have at the show, then remove this before showing. • In puppies, you can use Vaseline around the eyes to prevent the tears from soaking into the hair. This is advisable especially when the dog is teething as it will help the tears to run off and not ad- here to the hair while the puppy is cutting its teeth. • Don’t allow the tear stains to get so bad that you have to bleach the hair to remove the brown discoloration. • Boric acid powder with corn- starch in equal parts put on the nasal hair to help keep it dry and more bacteria free. • Can wipe the hair with peroxide or sun-in liquid/spray daily. SHAMPOOS • Tea Tree Oil Shampoo (Mela- leuca alternifolia) acts as bac- teriostatic control of hair under the eyes. • White ‘N Brite—Purple Horse® whitening shampoo from animal feed stores. (Also reduces urine stains from dog’s paws). • Other blue shampoos for white dogs. EYE DROPS • Collyrium by Fresh Eye®: This has boric acid and put eye drops in the eye two drops, both eyes,
two times a day as needed. • Numerous eyewashes for eyes contain boric acid. I found at least half a dozen at the pharmacy.
• Antibiotic drops or ointment: Such as Terramycin 1 / 4 inch of ointment in the lower eyelid daily for ten days. SYSTEMIC TREATMENT: (Antibiotics used to prevent future dis- coloration of tear stains) T op N otch T oys , O ctober 2018 • 51
• Royal Canin®, Bil-Jac (dry)®, Eukanuba® and Natural Bal- ance® were recommended by
• Caveat: Any oral, intramuscular or intravenous antibiotics pen- etrate all of the tissues of the dog and some cross the blood-brain barrier. Not only are the bacteria of the tears being reduced (or eliminated), so are the tissues of the lung, liver, kidney, intestine, etc. Any overuse of antibiotics can cause resistant organisms to appear and make future use of antibiotics ineffective when needed for a major infection. These are used to reduce the tear staining by controlling (re- ducing) the bacteria in the tears. ORAL ANTIBIOTICS Tetracyclines (Lincocin, Generic Tet- racyclines, etc.) • Do not use on puppies under seven months of age, or any pup- pies where the adult teeth are not all in. This will cause permanent yellow discoloration of the teeth. • Tetracycline —Can use 1 / 2 tablet of 250 mg per day for one week to ten days. • Lincocin —Can use 50 mg (half of a 100 mg tablet) twice a day for ten days. • DeltaAlbaplex —This contains 60 mg Tetracycline, 60 mg novobiocin and 1.5 mg predniso- lone (steroid). Can use one tablet twice a day for seven-ten days. • Do not use in pregnant bitches! • Liquid —(25mg/cc) 1 / 2 cc every 12 hours for five days. • Tablets —25 mg tablets—can give one tablet per day for five days. Tylan • This is an antibiotic used for fowl and swine. • Can use 1 / 16 teaspoon per quart of water and leave in the drinking water. This is bitter tasting. Keep refrigerated, and remakeweekly. Can use for onemonth then discontinue. (I really don’t recom- mend this but it’s in the literature). Antihistamines • Can use Benadryl® liquid (12.5 Antirobe (Aminoglycoside) • Can use if Tetracycline doesn’t work.
• Show Eyes® (liquid) by Foster and Smith® • PPP Tear Stain Remover® (gel) by Professional Pet Products® • Fresh Face® (gel) by Gerard/Pellham® • Eye wipes by Petkin® • Eye wipes by Premier Pet® • Tear Clear® (pads or liquid) by 8 in 1® • Diamond Eyes® (liquid) by Vitapet® • Super whitening gel® by #1 All Systems® • Erase® (liquid) by Ring 5® • Magic Touch #1® by Crown Royale® with 2% peroxide. Make solution of 1 / 8 cup of each and put on muzzle hair two times a day. Magic Touch® 1-(800)-992-5400 • Corn Starch with equal parts of boric acid powder, rubbed into the hair around the eyes to keep the hair dry and more bacteria free. PRODUCTS TO STOP THE BLEACHING PROCESS These stop the oxygenation process and neutralize the peroxide. • Noxygen® by Ms. Kay® • Regenal® byWella® CONDITIONERS TO HELP MAINTAIN PEROXIDE TREATED FACIAL HAIR • Pantene® conditioning products • Unicure® conditioning products • Placenta products SURGERY Every breeder who I spoke with either had never done surgery on their dogs or didn’t recommend it. One surgery is to irrigate the eye ducts. This does not require general anesthesia. Only temporary changes in the tearing re- sult from this procedure. There is surgery to actually close off the tear ducts but then you have to put artificial tears in the eyes several times a day. This seems like no alternative.
mg/5cc) a few drops orally every 12 hours when at a show to de- crease tearing and treat allergies fromwind and outside weather. PRODUCTS TO REMOVE EXISTING TEAR STAINING STRONG • Caveat: These products can cause the hair to become very brittle and break off. Condition the hair before and after use. Care must be taken to protect the dog’s eyes as these products can produce permanent eye damage if the peroxide gets in the eyes. Also, peroxide is used to induce vomiting in dogs, so if the peroxide gets in the dog’s mouth, the dog may vomit. • Crown RoyaleWhitening Pow- der® with 20 or 40% peroxide made into a paste. The higher concentration of peroxide works faster and has more lightening potential. It isn’t the concentra- tion that is as damaging as the length of time on the hair. It is probably better to use 40% con- centration for a shorter period of time than 20% for a longer period of time. Follow instruc- tions on the container. • Milk of Magnesia Formula® (With permission from Bobbie Linden, taken from her article) Milk of magnesia in equal parts with creme peroxide 20-40% and then use corn starch to make a paste. Leave on about 20 min- utes to overnight (the shorter time the less damage to hair). MEDIUMSTRENGTH • INVISI-BLEACH® from Sally’s Beauty Supplies® (two tubes). Use one part of the smaller tube to two parts of the larger tube and make a creme to put on the hair. Can leave on 20 minutes to a few hours then wash off. WEAKER STRENGTH • SnowWhiteWhitening Spray® by 1st in Line® (1-800-723-5375) • EyeEnvy ® pads, liquid and pow- der at www.eyeenvy.com
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LEAVE IT TO BIEWERS! by Tustin Amole
H igh in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado almost two dozen Biewer (pronounced “Beaver”) Terriers from across the country converged on the birthplace of the RockyMountainBiewerTerrierClub. What started less than a year ago as a regional club, has transformed into an international community of owners, exhibitors, and breeders sharing one focus...a love of the Biewer Terrier. Fifteenmembers of the RockyMoun- tain Biewer Terrier Club and 23 of their dogs came together at the First Annual Rocky Mountain Biewer
Terrier Club gathering in Dolores, Colorado at the Sophia Retreat and Event Center, September 7-9. The event was the brainchild of Jared and Karen Hansen, owners of Rocky Mountain Biewers Terriers (RMBT) and breeders of Biewer Terriers. Al- though the club welcomes any and all Biewer owners, all of the attendees were owners of RMBT dogs. LaVon Oeth Euler said, “Thursday night before the event everyone con- gregated in a room. It was awesome.” “It didn’t feel likemeeting newpeople, it felt like meeting all of my buddies,”
Karen Hansen later reflected. And that was a feeling shared by all those attending. Mea Harris recalls one of her favorite moments … “Karen’s eyes when she saw all of us all packed in LaVon’s room...priceless!” Members had the opportunity to get to know each other and watch their fur babies play together for three days. The dogs competed in a mock dog show, costume and talent con- test, and observed as their humans participated in a grooming demon- stration designed exclusively to teach strategies to work with Biewer coats. T op N otch T oys , O ctober 2018 • 53
“Leave it to the Biewers TO BRING EVERYONE TOGETHER AGAIN HIGH UP IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS!”
for Jared and Karen, and the joy we experienced at the event created an unspoken bond between us. We ar- rived as strangers, left as friends and created a sweet little family...all for the love of Biewers!” In the end, everyone headed home promising to keep in touch and to visit whenever they happen to be passing by and to attend the next event. Plans are already underway for next year’s Second Annual Rocky Mountain Biewer Terrier Club Event, being held June 27-30, 2019 at the Sophia Retreat and Event Center in Dolores, Colorado. Leave it to the Biewers to bring ev- eryone together again high up in the Rocky Mountains!
got to meet and cuddle the newly weaned puppies. “While traveling home I couldn’t help but ponder what a lovely fanatical unique group we are,” Valorie Wil- lis Prulhiere, the human owned by Biewer Lobo, said. “Lots of people love dogs...but something happened... we found unexpected friendships, fun, and an extended supportive fur family. It’s a heartwarming and joy- ous thing...with lots of puppy breath!” LaVon and Ben experienced that same connection, “I loved everything about the event, except having to say goodbye. But if I had to pinpoint one thing I enjoyed the most, it was the camaraderie we all shared. Our love for these amazing little dogs, the ap- preciation and admiration we have
The group was treated to an evening with the musical stylings by Rick Broussard playing songs by theGrate- ful Dead, Willie Nelson, and other countrymusic greats. He and his wife, Linda, welcomed Charlie, a sweet lit- tle Cavalier Spaniel with soulful eyes and long ears, into their family during the event. And they were not the only family to gain a new member during the event. LaVon and Ben Euler surprised the group by introducing their new pup- py, Boomer McPhee, making them a family of four Biewers. Lisa Rudy came up from Park City, Utah to pick up her first Biewer, little Nico. It was love at first sight for all three families. The group also was treated to a visit to the Hansen’s home where we all
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THE HISTORY OF THE POMERANIAN
by Cathy Driggers & Kelly D. Reimschiissel
reduce the risk of frostbite. The insulating undercoat that is more dense than the guard hairs to trap the warmth and protect them from the heat. At some point in time, the Spitz was transported into Europe, most com- monly along the southern coast of the Baltic Sea. This particular Baltic region was called Pomerania, which now includes parts of present day Poland and Germany, and is where the Pomeranian name came from. Pommore or Pommern means “on the sea.” Canine historians also believe that this is the location that the breed was first downsized to about 30-40 lbs. More specifically Pomeranians are part of the German Spitzen group, a subgroup of the Spitz type, which is comprised of five different sizes of dogs. FCI and German historians consider the German Spitz to be the oldest breed of dog in Central Europe from which other breeds have been produced. This theory is substanti- ated by archaeological discoveries in Switzerland and throughout Ger- many. Pomeranians are the group’s smallest members. Prior to securing the breed name of Pomeranian, they were called by several other names: Fox Dog, Lulu, Pommer, Wolfsspitz German Spitz, Volpino and SpitzDog. An interesting fact—Germany did not accept the breed to be named Pomer- anians until 1974. All five sizes were generically called the German Spitz.
WITH MORE COAT THAN BODY, POMERA- NIANS HAVE QUITE AN INTERESTING HISTORY BEHIND THEM. The Pomeranian, as we know it today, descended originally from the Spitz family of dogs in the frozen Arctic region of Iceland. These Spitz dogs were much larger than the modern Pom as evidenced by their primary purpose of pulling sleds, hunting and guarding. In Italy they were used to watch over their owner’s items. The Pomeranians would alert their owner of someone coming or attempting to stealtheir valuables. Spitz breeds mean a type of dog that has several wolf-like characteris- tics. For instance, small ears to help
Toy Pomeranian with Child Greek tombstone from Alexandria, Egypt (about 3rd century B.C.)
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So many times, references are made about these “new” parti-colored or white Pomeranians. The origi- nal Pomeranians were white, black, brown and parti-colored. The red and orange colors were quite rare at that time. Many people don’t realize that some of the first recorded pictures and paintings of the Pomeranian dog are of white and parti-colored Pom- eranians. Many of the paintings and prints from the 18th century feature Pomeranians of various color and size. The Prince of Wales had a black and white parti Pomeranian, named Fino, that was painted in 1791. James Boswell and “Pomer” are the first known recorded reference in British Literature to the Pomeranian breed. Mainz and Manheim Novem- ber 2, 1764. “The Frenchman had a Pomeranian dog named Pomer whom he was mighty fond of.” Queen Charlotte influenced the evo- lution of the breed when she brought two Pomeranians to England in 1767. Named Phebe and Mercury, the dogs were depicted in paintings by Sir Thomas Gainsborough. These paint- ings depicted a dog larger than the TINY POMERANIANS VIEWED BY SOCIETY FASHIONABLE FOLK KEENLY INTERESTED IN SILKEN-COATED DOGS ATWALDORF-ASTORIA.
as far back as 1892. Regular classifi- cation was not provided until 1900 at New York. In 1900, the American Kennel Club recognized the Pomera- nian and the American Pomeranian Club (APC) was formed. In 1909, APC was accepted as a Member Club of the AKC and became the desig- nated Parent Club for the breed. The APC held their first specialty show in 1911 with an entry of 262 Pomera- nians. The first Best of Breed winner was Ch. Banner Prince Charming Early American winners were finer in bone, larger in ear and usually weighed under six pounds. They had type and good coat texture, although they lacked the profuseness of coat in evidence today. When the Titanic sailed on its maid- en voyage, there were three breeds of dog that survived the sinking of the Titanic on April 14, 1912. Two were Pomeranians. As Margaret stood waiting and holding her Pomeranian, James Clinch Smith passed by and jokingly commented, “Oh, I suppose we ought to put a life preserve on the little doggie, too.” Margaret Hayes survived with her Pom on lifeboat #7. A Pomeranian belonging to the
modern breed, reportedly weighing as much as 30–50 lbs (14–23 kg)but showing modern traits such as the heavy coat, ears and a tail curled over the back. In 1873, the Kennel Club (England) was formed and the so-called Spitz dog was among the first breeds rec- ognized. The first Poms shown at the time weighed nearly 18 pounds. In 1888, a Pomeranian named “Mar- co” was sent from Florence, Italy to become the beloved companion of Queen Victoria of England. Marco weighed 12 pounds. The Queen also imported a 7.5 pound, white female named “Gena”. The Queen’s love of the breed was clear to everyone who saw her with her dogs. Because the Queen was a popular monarch, the breed’s popularity grew as well. In fact, the Queen is credited for encour- aging the trend toward the smaller Poms. At one time, Queen Victoria had 35 Pomeranians in her kennel and on her death bed, asked for her Pomeranian, Turi, to be at her side. EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY Pomeranians were shown in the Unit- ed States in the Miscellaneous Class
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