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“QUALITY CONSISTENTLY RECOGNIZED AND REWARDED”

Elm City Kennel Club - Judge Michael Canalizo

Owned by Stephanie O’Reilly and Gregory M. Siner Bred by Poole’s Ide - Gregory M. Siner and Samuel A. Jenio

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SPANIEL (IRISH WATER)

#1 SPORTING DOG *

#6 ALL BREEDS *

#1 IWS BREED & ALL BREED *

*AKC STATS AS OF 7/31/22

S loane

MBIS MRBIS NBISS MBISS GCHS CH POOLE’S IDE SARGEANT SLOANE CD RN MX MXJ MXF

Presented by Joanne Thibault

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Jonas GCHS CH HIGHLAND DOWNS WHAT A MAN GOTTA DO @ SFR EXCLUSIVELY HANDLED BY ELIZABETH MELZER • OWNED BY SHANNON RIVES, SOUTHFORK RANCH • BRED BY RITA FORD

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PARSON RUSSELL TERRIER, WEST HIGHLAND WHITE TERRIER

Chance MULTIPLE BEST IN SPECIALTY SHOW GCHG CH BERKSHIRE CHANCES ARE ‘N LIFE BRED & OWNED BY DIANE CARLTON AND CYNTHIA LADUTKO • CO OWNED BY SHANNON RIVES • HANDLED BY ELIZABETH MELZER

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*AKC STATS AS OF 7/31/22

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BRIARD

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GCHp Lyonnese Blueprint Of A Legend MULTIPLE BEST IN SHOW MULTIPLE RESERVE BEST IN SHOW MULTIPLE BEST IN SPECIALTY SHOW WINNING #1 #13 ALL SYSTEMS 2021 * HOUND 2022 ** MULTIPLE BEST IN SHOW AWARDS 2021 MULTIPLE BEST IN SHOW AWARDS 2022 26 GROUP FIRST AWARDS

EXPERTLY PRESENTED BY FRANK MURPHY

OWNED BY NICOLE DAVIS

BRED BY LYONNESE KENNELS

*AKC STATS 2021

**AKC STATS AS OF 7/31/22

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RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK

Samburu

THANK YOU JUDGE MRS. SULIE GREENDALE-PAVEZA,

JUDGE DR. ANNE P. GALLANT & JUDGE MR. DENNIS J. GALLANT

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Wisely Blazing his way through the summer…

THANK YOU JUDGES Mr. Bradley Jenkins & Ms. Carol Pyrkosz

Owner/Breeder: iLove Maltese Cynthia Chan Lee www.facebook.com/iLovemaltesecr/ www.ilovemaltese.com

Professionally Presented by: Rhapsody Legados Kennel

Tonia Holibaugh Cruz Edgar Cruz Guevara www.rhapsodylegadosshowdogs.com

*AKC stats as of 7/31/22

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MALTESE

#1 Maltese *

GCHS iLove Rhapsody Always Full of Wisdom

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Laura and Robin, thank you for your expert handling and we appreciate all your attention and love and care you gave to our boy.

Reserve Best in Show Group Winning

Multiple Best in Specialties

Multiple Supported Shows

Multiple Group Placings

Our sincerest appreciation and gratitude to all judges who have awarded Red’s fine type and quality.

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SPANIEL (ENGLISH COCKER)

OWNED BY Lynda & Robert Gall & Pamela Morgan

BRED BY Lynda & Robert Gall & Debra Pitchford

VERY SPECIAL THANKS TO HANDLERS Laura King & Robin Novack

ASSISTED BY Sam Hanle & Trey Behm

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NBISS GCH CH SHOMBERG’S ANYTHING COULD HAPPEN 2021 GSPCA NATIONAL SPECIALTY CHAMPION GCH CH MI KARMA N SANDY CREEK ONE MAN BAND (BOWIE) CD BN RE JH DM DS CGC X CH SHOMBERG’S TOOMARVELOUS FOR WORDS (KEELY) RM SH GSPCA VC CGC OWNERS: EVAN TZANIS & DR. NIA TATSIS BREEDERS: KAHLA ENNIS, SHARON DATTILIO, TINA M. CRAIG & BRENDA MAHONEY HANDLER: JOANNE THIBAULT

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POINTER (GERMAN SHORTHAIRED)

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OUR SINCERE APPRECIATION AND GRATITUDE TO JUDGES MR. THOMAS NESBITT, MS. F. SUSAN GODEK AND MR. DAVID B. SWARTWOOD FOR THESE SPECIAL WINS. BEST IN SHOW RESERVE BEST IN SHOW MULTIPLE GROUP WINNING

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BREEDER: PATTI PRICE OWNERS: KRISTEN FORSTER & PATTI PRICE HANDLER: TIFFANY GLASPEY

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DOBERMAN PINSCHER

FROM THE STANDARD

“IDEALLY, HEIGHT AT WITHERS IS 9 TO 10-1/2 INCHES; BUT, NOT LESS THAN 8 INCHES NOR MORE THAN 11 INCHES. IDEALLY, WEIGHT OF MATURE DOGS, 9 TO 16 POUNDS.”

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SHIH TZU

INTERNATIONAL & AMERICAN CH HEARTY’S WONDER BOY

AWARD OF MERIT FROM THE FEBRUARY 2020 METROPOLITAN NY SHIH TZU FANCIERS SPECIALTY UNDER JUDGE JOHNNY SHOEMAKER. OWNERS: LESLIE LEFAVE & L SARAH LAWRENCE BREEDER: PAPITCHAYA SUKONOI

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Panache Pic D’Arlee Panache 4 out of 4 Best of Breed Wins

Houston Kennel Club Inc. 7/21/2022 Judge Mr. John P. Wade

Houston Kennel Club Inc. 7/22/2022 Judge Mrs. Polly (Robert) D. Smith

Beaumont Kennel Club Inc. 7/23/2022 Judge Mrs. Carrie A. Chase

Beaumont Kennel Club Inc. 7/24/2022 Judge Mrs. Janet L. Fink

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BERGER PICARD

Panache Pic D’Arlee Panache

number 1 herding dog 2022 in mexico

American Grand Champion Pan American Champion mexican grand champion Paris Latin Winner 2022

Beautifully Presented by Martin Egozcue

Owned by Jacqueline Finkel

Bred by Angelique Ricard

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Amethyst Am Ch Bwk’s Novellie Deisgn

Breeders Elizabeth G. Richards Jacqueline Finkel Carol Root

Owner Jacqueline Finkel

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BERGER PICARD

Keanu Am Ch Allstarts I’m Keanu Reeves At Bwk

Ch Gribouille Des Falaises D'fort Les Bans X Ch Allstars I'm Kate Hudson At Bwk

Breeders Elizabeth G. Richards Jacqueline Finkel Carol Root

Owner Jacqueline Finkel

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OWNED BY JACQUELINE FINKEL

BREEDER DONNA WALKER

HANDLER ETHEL ROBLES VARGAS

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KROMFOHRLÄNDER

DKJ’S PRINCESS LEIA V BWK

PRinceSs Le a

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IRISH TERRIER

*AKC STATS AS OF 7/31/22

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BONZO

GCHB AKUABA N ELDORADO MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

Bonzo is a BISOH Winning & Multi-Group Placing sweet boy with a superstar pedigree. Bonzo is sired by the Multi-BIS producing GCHG Akuaba N Eldorado Bungle in the Jungle, “Jethro.” Jethro is the sire of Bazinga and grandpa to Juggy.

Group 4 under Ann Roth and BISOH under Mr. John Boozer III

OWNED BY KIM BROWN, PAMELA A. GEOFFROY & SUSAN COE BRED BY PAMELA A. GEOFFROY & SHEILA LUND & SUSAN COE

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BASENJI

THE TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES... JUGGY GCH DAGOBA’S UNSTOPPABLE MOMENTUM

Earned his GCH and a Group 4 under Nat Horn at the Lebanon County Kennel Club show. Puppy Group 2 under Carol Comerford and Owner-Handled Group 2 under Sylvie McGhee.

OWNED & BRED BY KIM BROWN

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setting the gold standard

THANK YOU JUDGE MR. WILLIAM G. DAUGHERTY

BRED BY NANCY LOVELADY

OWNED & LOVED BY KIM BROWN AND NANCY LOVELADY

*AKC STATS AS OF 7/31/22

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SLOUGHI

#2 ALL BREED * #4 BREED * CURRENTLY

AAFIQ CHAMPION ALMABOUBIN AAFIQ INT. CH AND AM. CH QALB ELASSAD BAGIR EL QAMAR X CH KAMEA MAHANAJIM

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RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK

#1 RIDGEBACK 2022 (BREED) *

*AKC STATS AS OF 7/31/22

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OUR FUTURE...

Bred By Nancy Faville, Lori Mattley & Rebecca Boese Owned by Sandy Kirsch & Nancy Faville

CECE

CH DIABLO’S CALIFORNIA CLASSIC W. 2020 SIRE: CH DIABLO’S APOCALYPSE ALLIANCE DAM: GCH DIABLO’S BABY DID A BAD BAD THING

FLYNN AND GYPSY PUPPIES MAKE A STRIKING DEBUT:

TACO

CINCO

DIABLO’S MOONLIT KNIGHT W. 2021 3pt Major first time in the ring at 15 months MURPHY

DIABLO’S MOONLIGHT MARIACHI W. 2021 Finished at 10 months with 3 majors and 3 single points in two weekends

DIABLO’S MOONLIGHT MISCHIEF W. 2021

Best of Breed and Group 2 in first weekend out at 14 months

NANCY FAVILLE AND CHARLES STORKE PLEASANTON, CALIF.

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RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK

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contents

CONTRIBUTORS

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Form Follows Function STEPHANIE SEABROOK HEDGEPATH

Show Chairs Never Sit TOM PINCUS

The Loss of a Legend WALTER SOMMERFELT

Memories Captured: Piedmont KC LINDA AYERS TURNER KNORR

Preservation Breeder? Prove it! RICHARD L. REYNOLDS

RING-READY

Detection Dog Conference Brings Together Leaders to Address Shortage of Bomb-Sniffing Dogs SHEILA GOFFE Help Needed for Bladder and Bone Cancer Research SHARON ALBRIGHT Conformation Dog Shows Have Changed DR. GERRY MEISELS

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It’s About the Decision: Aim High! LEE WHITTIER

The Breeder/Owner-Handler MARA FLOOD

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Introducing the NEW DIVA ON THE BLOCK

GCH. REVELATION ADIVA AVIVA OF SAMARA

Estee Adiva *

Ms. Eva E. Berg awarding GCH. REVELATION ADIVA AVIVA OF SAMARA her most recent Group Placement at the Magic Valley KC DS.

Thanks to judges Mrs. Nancy J. Eilks, Mr. Brian Meyer, Mr. James J. Mitchell, Dr. Steven E. Keating, Mr. John Wade, Ms. Amanda Pough and many others for helping Estee in her meteoric show career.

MULTIPLE GROUP PLACEMENTS # 1 BREEDERS: David Golden and Cynthia Dodson OWNERS: Pamela Rosman and Richard Vulliet, DVM

canaan dog ALL SYSTEMS **

GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP

CHAMPIONSHIP

TWO “FIVE-POINT” MAJOR IN ONE WEEK

*Adiva—ancient Hebrew name meaning gracious, pleasant, polite and considerate. Estee is all of these and much, much more. **all systems as of 7/31/22

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CANAAN DOG

contents

FEATURES

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270 275 280

The Afghan Hound VARIOUS GUESTS

The Italian Greyhound VARIOUS GUESTS

The Flat-Coated Retriever VARIOUS GUESTS

The Pumi VARIOUS GUESTS

The Gordon Setter VARIOUS GUESTS

The Scottish Deerhound VARIOUS GUESTS

The Terrier Group VARIOUS GUESTS

The Bullmastiff VARIOUS GUESTS

The Collie VARIOUS GUESTS

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The Finnish Spitz VARIOUS GUESTS

Upcoming Features

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MontaGue MONTAGUE DE LA VIE EN ROSE V BWK

1ST BERGER PICARD TO WIN BEST IN SHOW IN MEXICO

AMERICAN GOLD GRAND CHAMPION MEXICAN CHAMPION PANAMERICAN CHAMPION

COSTA RICAN CHAMPION SAN JOSE CHAMPION GRAND CHAMPION COSTRICENSE

BREEDER VALERIA BLACK

OWNERS JACQUELINE FINKEL AMBER FINKEL

HANDLER MARTIN EGOZCUE

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BERGER PICARD

NUMBER ONE BORZOI IN THE UK 2018, 2019 (NO 2020 DUE TO COVID), 2021 AND VYING FOR 2022! HERE IS HIS RECORD OF WINS! our Future RADOST & MENIGMA BORZOI...

Date

Show

Judge

CC CC CC CC CC CC CC CC CC CC CC CC

BOB

Group

Group Judge

18Jan2018 28Apr2018 05Aug2018 17Aug2018 25Aug2018 22Sept2018 16Dec2018 17Jan2019 09Mar2019 22Jun2019 13Jul2019 12Aug2019 30Aug2019 06Sep2019 26Oct2019

Manchester Dog SS

Mr.Age Gjetnes (Norway) Mrs. Gill Grist (Endevor) Miss Jean Clare (Ryazan) Mrs. Erin Brown (Australia) Mrs. Rachel Barney Mrs. Maggie Holder Mrs. Lisa Tyler-Jackson Mr. Gavin Roberston Miss Jenny Dove (Saringas)

West of England Ladies KS

BOB BOB

Group 3 Group 2

Mr. Hans van den Berg Mrs. Sandra Marshall

Paignton&District Fanciers Assoc.

The Welsh KC The Scottish KC

BOB BOB BOB BOB BOB BOB BOB BOB BOB BOB BOB

Group 3 Group 1

Mr. Phil Freer Dr. Ron James Miss Ann Ingram

Driffield Championship Dog SS

Ladies Kennel Assoc. Manchester Dog SS

Shortlisted

Crufts

Blackpool&District CS

Mr. Keith Thornton

Houndshow

Mr. Mike Caple

Shortlisted

Mrs. Patsy Hollings

Bournemouth Canine Assoc.

Ken Andrew

(no CC available)

Group 4

Mrs. Di Spavin

City of Birmingham

Mrs. Sandra Marshall

CC CC CC CC CC CC CC CC

Richmond Championship DS Midland Counties Canine S No Shows… due to COVID

Mr. Vic Harrison (Saringas)

Mrs. Denise Garratt

Shortlisted

Mr. Albert Wight

2020

17Jul2021 08Aug2021 10Sep2021 29Sep2021 11Dec2021 11Mar2022 30May2022 03Jun2022 10Sep2022

Houndshow

Mrs. Linda Worthy (Khelin)

BOB BOB

Shortlisted

Mr. Stuart Mallard

Paignton&District Fanciers Assoc. Richmond Championship DS Darlington Dog Show Society

Mrs. Anthea Eardley (Hillohawks)

Group 2

Mrs. Di Spavin

Malinda Thomas

Mr. Roger Heap (Rae)

BOB BOB BOB BOB BOB BOB

Group 3 Group 3

Mr. Tom Mather

Ladies Kennel Assoc.

Mr. Graham Hill (Dimland)

Mr. Martin Sanders

Crufts

Mr. Andre Van Den Broek (NL) (Modnyabistru) CC

Bath Canine Society

Mrs. Jill Cross

CC CC CC

Group 3

Mr. Howard Ogden

Southern Counties Canine Assoc. Richmond Championship DS

Tuula Plathan (Finland) (Karamain)

Mrs. Ann Hill (Dimland)

Group 2

Mrs. Liz Cartledge 12 Breed Specialists-Bold

JUDGE ANN HILL (DIMLAND BORZOI) Awarding Dustin his 24th CC and BOB Sept 10th.

CRUFTS 2022 UNDER JUDGE ANDRE VAN DEN BROEK (MODNYABISTRU) Being awarded his 21st CC and BOB!!!

THANK YOU TO ALL THE JUDGES, FOR THESE PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS AND FRIENDS AND FAMILY WHO ASSISTED US IN OUR ENDEAVORS TO GET OUR AMAZING DUSTIN TO THIS CALIBER! WE ARE SO PROUD OF HIS UP-AND-COMING PRODIGIES AND LOOKING FORWARD TO THEIR AMAZING, CONTINUED SUCCESSES!

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BORZOI

DUSTIN GB CH KORSAKOV RADOST POWER OF LOVE MENIGMA, SHCM, SHCEX GB CH—UK/English Conformation Champion • SHCM—Show Certificate Of Merit • SHCEX—Show Certificate Of Excellence Sire: C.I.B., DK CH, FI CH, NO CH, SE CH. Lynx Seri Savitskij “Tolstoy” SKK SE10728/2012 (09/16) • Dam: AM. CH Korsakov’s Vanilla Creme DOB: April 20, 2016 • AKC DM Clear • AKC Registration: Hp51527207

UK’S ONE OF THE MOST WINNING BORZOI OF THE 20TH CENTURY

OWNED AND ADORED BY: MS. SUSAN PINKERTON—MENIGMA BORZOI, WWW.MENIGMA.CO.UK, SUE.PINKERTON@SKY.COM & LYNDA CATTONI SARMAN—RADOST®, WWW.RADOST BORZOI.COM, LCATTONI@ROCKETMAIL.COM (FROZEN SEMEN AVAILABLE IN UK-SUE OR USA-LYNDA) ALWAYS OWNER HANDLED BY: SUE PINKERTON, HIS CO-OWNER IN ENGLAND • BRED BY: PATRICIA TRIANDOS, LINDA HARVEY & JANE BISHOP

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*AKC STATS AS OF 5/31/22 BORDER COLLIE

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Samoyeds BARK BARK JOHN & CLAIRE O’NEILL

Duper & Highway

HANDLERS KAREN BRUNEAU & JENNIFER RUFF

JUDGE REMI SMITH-LEWIS

Blaze & Lil Bit

HANDLERS BENJI MARCUS & LAUREN HAY-LAVITT

JUDGE EVALYN GREGORY

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SAMOYED

Duper

GCH BARK BARK N MARINO’S ROUTE RUNNER

HANDLER KAREN BRUNEAU

Blaze

BIS BISS GCHS BARK BARK’S SETTING THE WORLD ON FIRE

HANDLER KAREN BRUNEAU

Highway

BARK BARK N SARGE’S HEARTBREAK RIDGE

HANDLER KAREN BRUNEAU JUDGE JOHN RAMIREZ

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POINTER (GERMAN SHORTHAIRED)

# 1 GSP *

*AKC BREED STATS AS OF 7/31/22

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MALABO APD RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK

BREEDER OWNER ANA PAOLA DINIZ MALABOAPD.COM.BR

ROBERT REDFORD

RAQUEL WELCH

JODIE FOSTER

© Johnny

© Johnny

INA

EVA

© JC Photography

© JC Photography

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RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK

BREEDING A NEW GENERATION OF CHAMPIONS

U2 OF MALABO APD

URI GELLER MALABO APD

URBAN LENGEND OF MALABO APD

UMA THURMAN OF MALABO APD

URSULA ANDRESS OF MALABO APD

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Form Follows FUNCTION BY STEPHANIE SEABROOK HEDGEPATH

MAKE & SHAPE AND DNA

I have heard the term “make and shape” throughout my time in the fancy, usually when discuss- ing a breed with a fellow judge. But what exactly does it mean? Most of us agree that we must start evaluating a dog by first considering the make and shape of the dog before us, which is why a judge walks the line to view a class of dogs in profile once all exhibitors have entered the ring and stacked their dogs. Cambridge Dictionary defines make (or more precisely makeup) as “something or someone is the combination of things that form it.” The noun “shape” is defined as “the form or outline of an object”— and uses “form” as a synonym. Just as the phrase “form follows function” relates to the formation of a breed to suit a

particular purpose, the term “make and shape” of a dog is similar in that the profile of a dog should suffice to identify which breed it may be. What defines a dog breed? AKC recently recognized its two hundredth breed by adding the Bracco Italiano to its stud books. Dog registries such as AKC define an individual breed by its parentage. Both sire and dam must be registered as members of the same breed. Each breed has a “Standard of Perfection” (usually referred to as “the standard”) written by the AKC parent club of that breed, and each parent club owns the copyright for their standard. Each breed standard is the blueprint of the essential traits that make the breed unique from all other breeds. The standards’ primary focus is on the physical attributes of the breed, such as height and weight, proportions of height to body length, the shape of head and body, length of leg, etc. Also included is the temperament and personality of the breed and how the breed should look in motion. In conformation competitions, the judge chooses the dog that most closely represents the breed’s written standard. The basis of any breed is in the makeup and shape of the dog. I have always marveled at the vast diversity found within the canine species. There are at least 400 to 500 unique dog breeds worldwide. A Chihuahua and a Great Dane are immensely different in appearance, yet they are members of the same genus and species— Canis lupus familiaris, first classified as the domestic dog (Canus familiaris)

Figure 1. Purebred Dog Diversity

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BOO B o o SOLOW D’AAHROO BOOGITY BOOGITY CM2 RN RI BCAT TKN TKI CGC DOB 3/24/21

© Claire Stretch

© Mary Huff Photography

7 first place finishes for 2 Rally titles with 4 scores of 100 and other scores in high 90s Multiple Group Placements (42 CM points) 5 x Open Best in Show Winner in large Open Shows • Raleigh, NC • Oklahoma City, OK • Canine Olympics (both shows) #1 Basset Fauve de Bretagne in Fast Cat at 21 mph

Handled by myself Claire Stretch | Owned by Claire Stretch, Linda Cain & Cindy Hartman | Bred by Linda Cain (SoLow Bassets) & Cindy Hartman (Aahroo Kennel)

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BASSET FAUVE DE BRETAGNE

BREED * #3 #4 ALL BREED *

OUR SINCEREST APPRECIATION AND GRATITUDE TO JUDGES FOR THESE SPECIAL WINS.

GLEN LEJESKI, ZELL VON POHLMAN, KEIKO SHIMIZU (CIDNEY’S FIRST TIME IN THE RING AT 6 MONTHS AT THE SCCC SPECIALTY, A 5 POINT MAJOR), CAROLINE ALEXANDER, RICHARD MILLER, MR. TIMOTHY CATTERSON, RAY FILBURN, DR. IOIA, JOHN WADE, DENNY MOUNCE, MRS. VICKI L. ABBOTT

*AKC STATS AS OF 7/31/22

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CHIHUAHUA (SMOOTH COAT)

GCHB BK’S CONEMARA EL CID

OWNERS & BREEDERS: BARBARA K. (KATHY) SMITH & CONNI M. ROBINSON CIDNEY

© HOLLOWAY

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FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION

by Linnaeus in 1758. In 1993, dogs were reclassified as a subspecies of the gray wolf (Canis lupus) by the Smithsonian Institute and the American Society of Mammolo- gists when mitochondrial DNA studies via the dog genome project launched in the early 1900s proved that the domestic dog had descended from wolves. It then became Canus lupus familiaris. The earlier genome research focused on finding dis- ease markers in dogs, hoping that discov- ery would lead to finding disease markers in humans. I do know that the research on Degenerative Myelopathy (when a Pem- broke Welsh Corgi pet owner who had two dogs go down with the disease approached the PWCCA for matching funds, which were then also matched by the AKC Health Foundation) discovered that the disease did occur in the breed and found a DNA marker for it. Due to that study, it is my understanding that those results helped researchers find the marker for ALS in humans. Since then, several groups have begun to use genetic tools such as mark- ers to define the concept of a dog breed. A genetic marker is a position in the genome where there is variability in the sequence inherited in a Mendelian fashion (that is, following the rules of classical genetics). These alterations are invaluable for under- standing the role of genetic modifications within and between breeds. 1 More recently, research at Uppsala University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences have used new methods for DNA sequencing to build a new, more complete dog reference genome to aid a new generation of investigation. This newer genome reduced the num- ber of genome gaps from over 23,000 to only 585. 2 All of the discoveries in DNA sequenc- ing are a tremendous advantage for the purebred dog breeder. Before DNA dis- coveries, breeders had to make “test breedings” to determine if a dog carried a harmful recessive gene (such as Progres- sive retinal atrophy or PRA). This meant dogs had to be old enough to be bred, thus slowing down a breeder’s progress, and the results were often heart-wrenching. When most breeds were developed, the farm- ers and hunters who were prominent in developing them did not go great distances

Figure 2. Chihuahua and Great Dane

Figure 3. Greyhound and Bloodhound

from where they lived in their lifetimes. Therefore, every area of the country had a different dog to hunt or control livestock due to the changes in terrain and weather conditions, the animal they were to hunt, or the livestock they were to control. Make and shape, along with the purpose (func- tion) expected of the dog, is the basis for the formation of any breed. Add into that the terrain over which the dog would work and the climate in which it will live, and you can better understand this diversity and the need for more than one universal breed in any Group. Think of the shape of the sighthound, the Greyhound, streamlined and formed

for speed, weighing 65-70 pounds. The topline and underline are shaped so that the dog can have a speedy, ground-cover- ing, double suspension gallop. Compare this to another member of the Hound Group, the Bloodhound. Weighing in at 110 pounds, this sturdy dog is a scen- thound whose prowess is so well-known that the breed’s actions (testimony) are allowed in court. When seen together, these two breeds could hardly be more different in make and shape. Scenthounds and sighthounds have very different forms, as their hunting methods are quite differ- ent. (See Figure 3.)

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Multiple Group Winning & Multiple BISS Winning GCHP Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock x GCH Coverhill-Topsfield All In The Family of Sanchu

l

Basset Bitch *

Our appreciation to Judge Mr. tom davies

Handled by Candy Carswell Bred by Judith L. Tuck Owned by Claudia Orlandi, Guillermo Gonzalez 4706 Monkton Road, New Haven, VT | 802-238-2370 Judy Tuck (28 Preble Road, Bowdoinham, ME | 207-522-6358)

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Figure 4. The Setters in Profile

The Herding Breeds are expected to be square or slightly off-square so that they can sustain a balanced trot for an entire day with no loss of agility. Working Dogs come in many shapes and sizes, but all must be capable of the work for which they were developed. The Terriers are designed to go to ground after game, and be deter- mined and fearless. Even our precious Toy Dogs must still show the ancestry from which they were developed by those who wanted a lady’s lap dog that could live in the house as a companion, not only to be cuddled and loved, but at times, useful in controlling vermin or as an alarm dog. As breeders, we should avail ourselves of all the tools we have to determine the genetic makeup of our dogs. But we must also learn to evaluate our dogs through visual and hands-on examinations. The first step is learning the correct make and shape of your breed. Can you determine the individual breeds in Figure 4? Study each one and see if you can decide which is the Irish Setter, the Irish Red and White Setter, the Eng- lish Setter, and the Gordon Setter. (I won’t leave you hanging; they are identified at the end of the article.) The goal of every breeder is to produce dogs that look like, move like, and act like

AS BREEDERS, WE SHOULD AVAIL OURSELVES OF ALL THE TOOLS WE HAVE TO DETERMINE THE GENETIC MAKEUP OF OUR DOGS. BUT WE MUST ALSO LEARN TO EVALUATE OUR DOGS THROUGH VISUAL AND HANDS-ON EXAMINATIONS. THE FIRST STEP IS LEARNING THE CORRECT MAKE AND SHAPE OF YOUR BREED.

their breed as described in the standard. We all hope to have such uniformity that all of our pups look the same. Any comments or questions, contact me via email: jimanie@welshcorgi.com or PM Stephanie Seabrook Hedgepath. Answer to Figure 4 Question: 1. English Setter; 2. Irish Red and White Setter; 3. Gordon Setter; 4. Irish Setter.

Bibliography: 1. Ostrander, Elaine A. “Genetics and the Shape of Dogs” 2005, American Scien- tist, September-October 2007 2. Uppsala University, “New improved dog reference genome will aid a new generation of investigation.” Science Daily. Science Daily, 10 February 2021.

Figure 5. Uniformity

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GCHS SHIRA YURI AMYTHEST IRIS

Thank you Mt. Palomar Kennel Club

# 1 BICHON

BITCH* *AKC STATS AS OF 7/31/22

Thank you Flagstaff Kennel Club

Amy wins no matter

if it rains or shines!

Bred & Owned by JANET HARTMANN jyhartmann@hotmail.com

Handled by OSCAR QUIROS

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BICHON FRISE

GCH REGALE’S CASINO ROYAL DEFINITELY A WINNER ROULETTE

GCH REGALE’S RIGHT ON TIME ROLEX

# 4

**AKC breed stats as of 7/31/22 BEAUCERON BREED **

© ROBERTS PHOTOS

BEST IN SWEEPSTAKES AT THE BEAUCERON NATIONAL SPECIALTY GROUP 3 UNDER JUDGE MRS. DANELLE BROWN BEST JUNIOR HANDLER WITH HER TEAMMATE, CARMEN WILLARD

CHAMPION AT 8 MONTHS FROM BRED-BY CLASS GROUP 3 AT 10 MONTHS OF AGE UNDER JUDGE MR. AL BIANCHI GRAND CHAMPION BEFORE HIS FIRST BIRTHDAY, FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER GROUP 3 UNDER JUDGE MRS. SULIE GREENDALE-PAVEZA 2022 WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB SELECT DOG WINNER IN HIS FIRST WKC SHOW

OWNED BY KAREN MULLER, TONY CARTER & CARMEN WILLARD PRESENTED BY AMIE MCLAUGHLIN & CARMEN WILLARD BRED BY KAREN MULLER

OWNED, SHOWN & BRED BY KAREN MULLER

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BEAUCERON

FCI International Champion | Puerto Rican Grand Champion | Latin American Champion | Pan American Champion | Canadian Champion MULTIPLE BEST IN SHOW, MULTIPLE BEST IN SPECIALTY SHOW & MULTIPLE RESERVE BEST IN SHOW WINNING

GCHP MAITRISE DU CHATEAU ROCHER CGCA TKA RATN TT CA RN CGCU

THE FIRST AND ONLY FEMALE BEAUCERON TO EARN BIS, RBIS & GRAND CHAMPION GOLD, AND NOW THE ONLY BEAUCERON EVER TO ACHIEVE PLATINUM !

Going back to Cape Cod, where it all began!

2018 National Specialty Thank You Judge Mrs. Murrel Purkhiser 2019 National Specialty Thank You Judge Ms. Joyce Vanek 2021 National Specialty Thank You Judge Mr. James S. Albrecht

2017, 2018, 2019, 2022 *AKC stats as of 7/31/22 BREED * & ALL BREED * # 1

4 X WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB WINNER

3 X NATIONAL SPECIALTY WINNER

PRESENTED BY TONY CARTER AND AMIE MCLAUGHLIN BRED BY KARLA DAVIS OWNED BY KAREN MULLER Maîtrise is likened to a fine wine, just getting better with age, which is why it will be hard to retire her this year. She has accomplished so much. She had an awesome litter, one dog nicer than the next. Two have gone on to Grand Champion at a young age. Maîtrise is an awesome mom, and we are looking forward to her next and last litter making room for the legacy to continue, Gideon (Sire), Maîtrise, Rolex, Roulette and beyond...

VISIT US AT THE BEAUCERON NATIONAL

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BACK-TO-BACK

BEST IN SHOW

THANK YOU JUDGES MICHAEL BENSON & GRACE FRITZ

HANDLED BY TERRI GALLE

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TIBETAN SPANIEL

SpeakEr

MULTIPLE BEST IN SHOW RESERVE BEST IN SHOW MULTIPLE GROUP WINNING MULTIPLE GROUP PLACEMENTS

OWNED BY: Barbara Eymard, Melinda Marler, Gail Krall & Sabrina Hewitt BRED BY: Carole Zieris

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AND THOSE DARN GROUP REALIGNMENT QUESTIONS THE LOSS OF A LEGEND

O ur wonderful sport of purebred dogs has lost another leg- end. The recent passing of Barbara Dempsey Alderman has left a void in our sport, especially in our judges’ ranks. Barbara was not only a highly sought-after judge, she was a true legend who has left behind a legacy that will be difficult to replace. Spending any time with Barbara was always special. I can’t recall any instances where she was not a cheerful and loving person. She could light up the room with her genuine love for people, dogs, and our sport. She always asked about you and your family, and she was a true friend to all of us who were fortunate enough to have her in our life. The world would be a much happier place if we had more people like Barbara. A highly regarded all-breed judge, Barbara was not only knowledge- able but also a fair and unbiased judge who called it just the way she saw it on the day. More importantly, when you entered her ring, she always had a smile and was kind and considerate to every exhibitor. It did not matter if it was your first time in the ring or if you were a sea- soned veteran, Barbara was going to give everyone equal attention and consideration in her decision-making. Her beautiful smile and genuine personality will enhance those dog shows in heaven forever. Rest in Peace, my dear friend. May God open his loving arms and welcome you to that special place you deserve after the wonderful life you led here on earth. SPLITTING UP GROUPS IS A HOT TOPIC AGAIN I am sure many people have heard the rumors that discussions have reappeared regarding splitting and realigning the Groups. I, like many of you, am not privy to those discussions. But like everyone else, I see pros and cons to the discussion. When the Working Group was divided to create the Herding Group it was truly needed, as the number of breeds in that Group was growing in huge numbers. The fact that the Herding Group today is double the size it began with is another example of the need at that time. But I question if dividing and realigning the Groups will truly solve the problems. There is sound reasoning in the Sporting Group with Pointers and Setters being together and Retrievers and Spaniels being on their own, just as the Sight and Scenthounds make sense.

BY WALTER SOMMERFELT

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GCH. SAGE HILL’S ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS DREAM

THANK YOU JUDGES MRS. NANCY D. SIMMONS, MRS. PATRICIA V. TROTTER, AND DR. GARY L. SPARSCHU

OWNER & BREEDER JUDY SEIBERT

HANDLER ADRIAN GHIONE & NICOLE TORRE LOWCHEN

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WE EXPRESS OUR HEARTFELT THANKS TO THE JUDGES WHO HAVE APPRECIATED EINAS IN THE HOUND GROUP AND SPECIALTY RINGS: MR. THOMAS KIRSTEIN, MRS. SHEILA PASKE (NOT PICTURED), MRS. CHRISTIE MARTINEZ, DR. ANDREA BRADFORD & MR. DAVID MILLER

EINAS IS ALWAYS OWNER-HANDLED OWNED & HANDLED BY DANIELA & ANDREAS BRUHWILER

CO-OWNED BY ERMINE MOREAU-SIPIERE

BRED BY ERIKA & ANDREW WYATT, OCERICO SLOUGHIS

*AKC STATS AS OF 7/31/22

THE FIRST

SLOUGHI IN HISTORY GRAND CHAMPION BRONZE

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SLOUGHI

MULTI BISS • MULTI GROUP PLACING • BIF • OH BIS BCAT CGC TKN GCHB OCERICO EINAS ONE THE NUMBER SLOUGHI ALL BREED *

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THE LOSS OF A LEGEND AND THOSE DARN GROUP REALIGNMENT QUESTIONS

“THE SYSTEM DOES NEED WORK, BUT MAKING

The biggest problem from my point of view is the rapid approval of new breeds into a recognized Group. Currently, as I understand it, about 50 percent of all AKC-rec- ognized breeds fall into the “low entry” breed list category. Some of these breeds have been a part of the AKC family for decades and, for whatever reasons, their numbers have declined over the years to the point where the total entries in a given year have moved them into this category. However, in the case of many of the recently advanced breeds, they are not even close to coming out of the low entry category. Breeders and exhibitors of those breeds in the current Miscella- neous status will state how difficult it is to get people in those breeds to enter and compete for just a Best of Breed ribbon and no points. They feel only a handful of people are willing to pay the same entry fees and absorb the high cost of travel and the like just to get the breed recognized to full status. In my opinion, we need to revisit how we approach the accep- tance of new breeds. If I was in a position to make these kinds of decisions I would suggest the system make a few small changes. First, I would allow the Miscellaneous breeds, once they are accepted by AKC, to be allowed to compete for an AKC Champion- ship. They are allowed to receive titles in all the other events, so why not the Miscellaneous Class? This would at least give people a reason to go out and compete. I would use the point system in place for most low entry breeds. The new breeds would remain in the Miscellaneous Class until such time that their annual entries are 10 percent above the mini- mum requirements for a breed not to be considered a low entry breed. Once achieving this status, they would be admitted to one of the established Groups. I would allow all the Best of Breed winners to continue to compete for four placements in the Miscellaneous Groups. I would not, however, allow the Miscellaneous Group win- ner to compete for Best in Show. Allowing these breeds to compete for Winners, Best of Breed, Select, and so on may encourage the growth of the breed to attain full status. Those breeds currently approved and considered “low entry” would remain where they are and be grandfathered in for the future. In some cases, certain low entry breeds have a built-in advantage in our system, especially in the Group and Best in Show arena. Often in low entry breeds where there is very little competition at the Breed level, one or two specimens win the Breed almost 100 percent of the time and gain entry into the Group where they are seen at every show and often build a great winning record. For other breeds, the road to the Group is much more difficult. Look at breeds such as Goldens, Labs, Vizslas, Dobermans, Boxers, and many others where it is not uncommon to have an entry in the specials class in the double-digit range. In these breeds, the competition is fierce and numerous very good exhibits produce a wide variety of winners at different shows. While the low entry Breed winner will be in the Group at every show in a 4- or 5-day circuit, those higher entry breeds may have a different Breed winner each day and all of them are very deserving exhibits. The simple law of averages will always be with the ones that are seen more often than those that are not.

CHANGES WILL ONLY WORK IF

YOU CONSIDER THE PAST, THE PRESENT, AND THE EFFECT ON THE FUTURE OF THE SPORT.”

There are numerous rating systems and, in some cases, the results are obvious. The top-rated (All-Breed points) No. 1 rated dog is not even the No. 1 rated dog in its Breed stand- ings. Of course, geographic and other variables enter into the equation, but in most cases, the results bear it out. What about those breeds that currently have Variet- ies? Each Variety Winner goes to the Group while in other breeds this is not the case. Collies, Dachshunds, Poodles, Cocker Spaniels, and others have a Best of Variety whereas other breeds that have different coat varieties and various size differences do not and only send one winner to the Group. So, if the rumors are true and the AKC is considering the realignment of Groups, I think they need to take a good hard look at the constant addition of new breeds. If we continue to add all of these breeds as rapidly as we have been doing, we will be talking about this issue again in just a few short years. Careful thought and input need to be involved. The sys- tem does need work, but making changes will only work if you consider the past, the present, and the effect on the future of the sport. Our shows, even with lower entries, continue to last too long, as judges try to do 175 dogs plus their Groups. For eco- nomic reasons, clubs try to maximize the use of their judges to try to have them have 175 dogs per day, and as a show chair I understand that economics. Adding new low entry breeds rapidly would increase the number of breeds in the Group at each show, often because that breed only had one or two entries but deserves to be represented in the Group. My advice to the AKC and the fancy is to go slow, exam- ine all of the options, and create a careful, well-thought-out solution to these issues. We don’t need to try and compete with the FCI and have the same Groups or system. These are just my thoughts and suggestions. Thanks for reading.

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GROUP PLACING | GCH CH FABELHAFT ROBOBULL SUNNY SIDE UP

OWNER : PAM DILLON

CO-OWNER: JAMES DALTON

BREEDERS: JAMES DALTON & DR. JOHN TURJOMAN

HANDLER: CHRISTIE PERRY

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FRENCH BULLDOG

MEMORIES CAPTURED

by LINDA AYERS TURNER KNORR

Piedmont Kennel Club July 28-30, 2022 | Charlotte, North Carolina

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*AKC stats as of 7/31/22

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MINIATURE SCHNAUZER

Leo exemplifies CCR breed type, athleticism, upstanding and temperament. 5 TOP ALL BREED * Presenting Multiple Group Placing

*AKC Stats as of 7/31/22

Bred by Michel McGroarty, Mary K. Shifflett & Scott Shifflett Owned by Mary K. Shifflett & Scott Shifflett CH KURLY KREEK THUNGER ROAD CA BCAT DCAT FCAT LEO Professionally Presented by Frank Murphy Assisted by Carlos Chacon

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RETRIEVER (CURLY-COATED)

Bred for Breed Type, Athleticism, Upstanding and Temperament

10 TOP ALL BREED * *AKC Stats as of 7/31/22

CCRCA 2022 AWARD OF MERIT & BEST WORKING RETRIEVER Multiple Group Placer

CH BOYERIE’S STORM CHASER @ KURLY KREEK CGC Stormy Thank you Mrs. Barbara Pepper for the Group Placement and the judges that have recognized Stormy’s breed type.

Bred by George Cooper & Yvonne P. Cooper

Owned by Mary K. Shifflett & Scott Shifflett

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#2 breed & all breed *

Coaster goes back-to-back-to- back Group 4 @ Coos KC and then Group 4 @ the Huge Greeley CO August Shows.

Coaster & Karyn are having one fun Ryde!

©Holloway 2022

Multiple Group Placing SILVER GRAND CHAMPION BLACKFYRE NEVER ENDING WYLD RYDE, ATT, CGCA

Always Breeder Owner Handled KARYN COWDREY TEAM BLACKFYREHANDLING • TEAMBLACKFYREHANDLING@GMAIL.COM

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BELGIAN TERVUREN, BELGIAN SHEEPDOG

#3 breed & all breed *

Rocky and Karyn continue to ROCK the rings.

*AKC stats as of 7/31/22

Multiple Group Placing BRONZE GRAND CHAMPION TAKISHAN ROCKIN’ THE NIGHT @ MONVIEUX

Owner IRENE & CATHIE ROSSMAN Breeder/Co-Owner BRUCE FREEDMAN & LORI GOLDSTROM

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MEMORIES CAPTURED BY LINDA AYERS TURNER KNORR / PIEDMONT KENNEL CLUB

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CM2 RAKI’S PLACE KEEP AN EYE MULTIPLE BEST IN OPEN SHOW MULTIPLE BEST IN MISC SHOW

FROM THE STANDARD “An extended and fast trot, with strong drive from the rear quarters. Head carriage is raised, and the nose is held so that it is higher than the topline. The graceful, effortless ‘Bracco trot’ is the breed hallmark, with the dog appearing to float on a cloud.”

SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA | BRACCO ITALIANO | 580-483-1839 LOCATED APACHE, OK | IMPORT PORTUGAL OWNED & HANDLED BY AMY BRICKER CRANDALL

PHOTOS BY GABBY SCHURR PHOTOGRAPHY BRACCO ITALIANO

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MEMORIES CAPTURED BY LINDA AYERS TURNER KNORR / PIEDMONT KENNEL CLUB

KIX

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BISS GCHS L’END SHOW MOVIE STAR

Marilyn A TOP BEDLINGTON TERRIER 2022 * MULTIPLE GROUP WINNER MULTIPLE GROUP PLACEMENTS

*AKC stats as of 7/31/22

2022 Westminster Kennel Club BEST OF BREED Thank you Judge Dr. Ian Howell Gabriel Thank you to all the judges who have appreciated her quality.

Bred by L’End Show Kennels Elena Pykhtar

Beautifully Presented by Candice & Heather Foti

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BEDLINGTON TERRIER

MEMORIES CAPTURED BY LINDA AYERS TURNER KNORR / PIEDMONT KENNEL CLUB

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CLASSIC GIANT SCHNAUZERS of EASENTAIGH

Mary E. Falls • S 5560 Bluff Road, Baraboo, WI 53913 • 608-356-6642 classicgiantschnauzers@gmail.com • www.classicgiantschnauzers.com

AKC Breeder of Merit Proven top quality working show dogs with foundation European bloodlines. Emphasis on correct structure, sound temperament, health, athletic ability and genetic diversity.

Thanks to Booth Photography

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GIANT SCHNAUZER

Preservation Breeder?

Show Dogs Can Show-Off at the National Earthdog Test PROVE IT!

BY RICHARD L. REYNOLDS

I f you identify as a “Preservation Breeder” of terriers or Dachshunds, you are well aware of the tough working roots of these breeds and maybe have even heard that these vocations continue today, right here in the good ole U.S. of A. I commend you. Of equal note are those breeders and judges who pay lip service to the hunting or working temperament, but are not only indifferent but are adverse to the use of their fine progeny in any despicable venial pursuit. If you secretly (or openly) fall into that latter category, there is a solution. Many breeds offer performance tests that closely relate to the type of work or hunting for which the breed is designed. They’re not the real thing, to be sure, but they do offer a safe and accessible means of proving that your dogs actually do maintain the working or hunting temperament implied or demanded by the standard. Herding Tests, Lure Coursing, Hunt Tests, and Field Trials all serve to test and confirm that the instinct survives. While in many cases they’ve become a sport unto themselves, they are equally useful for the basic training of young dogs that will soon practice their vocation for real, or at the very least, prove that the work ethic is alive and well in your breeding program. AKC’s current program of Earthdog Tests, along with the competitive terrier trials hosted by the American Working Terrier Association (AWTA) and the Jack Russell Terrier Club of America, have their roots in the postseason activities of the recognized fox hunts. Traditionally, the hunting season ends on the 31st of March, but that same date brings new attention to hound shows, puppy shows, terrier trials, and point-to-point races. About 1981, the AWTA introduced its program of den trials which made working terrier tests available to the average terrier or Dachshund owner. AKC followed suit with its own non-competitive version of the sport in 1995. Den trials and Earthdog tests both follow the time-honored custom of work- ing the dog in an underground man-made liner of varying degrees of complexity and ending with the dog confronting a well-protected quarry at the far end of the tunnel. The Deutscher Teckelklub 1888 and its North American affiliate sponsor a natural den test which evaluates the dog in a totally natural setting. Every effort is made (within reason) to make the tests as similar as possible to a real hunt- ing experience. Besides being difficult to accomplish, actual live hunting brings risks to dog and handler that many otherwise dedicated breeders and owners are unwilling to assume. Earthdog tests and trials provide a venue so that all dogs and their owners may have an opportunity to test and evaluate their dogs’ tem- perament and ability to do the job for which they are bred.

AKC Breeder of Merit Pam Davis (Dogwood Cairn Terriers) and GCHB Dogwood Flower Power MXE both have proven the gameness required of the breed and its owners. At age 11, ‘Daisy’ maintains the active, game, and hardy essence of the breed. Connie Burnley photo

All performance tests and trials offer a certain camaraderie that can be difficult to find. Novices (and even those just curious) are welcomed and can usually enter at the time of the test. The basic tests are located ‘close to home,’ with the terrain and den increasingly challenging in the more advanced classes. Margaret Fox photo

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