2020/21 news

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Nov 28 AZ shows. Ivy (Hamrya Regalia The Desert Archive) was WB/BOW for a 4 point major, bred by Donna Lynch and owner handled by Rhonda Gifford!

Nov 12 Amadeus completes his Novice Trick Dog NTD at the tender age of 12 weeks, owned and bred by Lynn Mitchell.

Nov 6 CairnHeart K9 CWAGS, Richmond. Tristan finished his Scent Ranger 1 (CW-ScR1) in 4 of 4 runs

Oct 31 A Extraordinary Canines nosework, Langley (it was cold!). New Level 2 CW-SD in 4 of 4 runs. It was fun sniffing out the hidden odors in rubber rats, skeletons, pumpkin buckets, witches hats and glitter spiders. Good job Tristan on your 65th title!

Oct 27 Longshore-Southport KC, MA. Joy (Domino Joy to the World) was WB/BOW under John Arvin to finish her Am CH! Huge congrats to breeder/owner/handler Donna Miner!

Oct 22 Battle River Canine Assoc. AB. Poppy (Aberle Flora The Red Menace) was WB/BOW to finish her Can CH! Congrats to owner Robyn Tansey, handler Angela Ellis and breeder Crystal Crookshanks for her first kennel Ch!

Oct 16-17 Boise, ID shows. Hellcat was just entered on the weekend and started with a 5 point BOB over Specials for a 5 pt major to finish her Am CH under Shelley Hennessy! Hellcat is handled by Monica and owned/bred by Liz Campbell, Deana McNamer and myself. She finished with 3 majors.

The next day was the same, with her first move up show resulting in BOB for 5 points toward her Grand under John Wade.

Brother Buddy was WD/BOS over Specials to pick up a 3 pt majors under Hennessy. The next day, was WD/BOW/BOS over Specials for another 3 pt major under Wade. Congrats to owner Sandy Kock!

Oct 17 Buckhorn in Cheyenne, WY. Maeve was BOB.  What a weekend for these littermates!

Oct 11 FVDA show. Since we missed out on the national in NM, I decided to show Tristan (at 10.5 years of age) at one all breed show where he went BOB under whippet fancier Lucie Paradis (Joska)! Tristan was showing his heart out.

Oct 9 FVDA show, Chilliwack. Dusty was first time handled by Linda Buchholz to BOB and Group 4th in a very strong Hound Group under Linda Kraft – well done!

Oct 9 Iowa Coursing Assoc, Des Moines, IA. Rowan was BIF for a 3 pt major!

Oct 9 National Dog Show, Ostr róda, Poland. Lauren was 2x excellent V1 and CWC with one BOS.

Oct 3-9 AWC National Specialty, New Mexico. Karmen was 2nd in the AKC coursing Veteran stake. She qualified in rally intermediate in 3rd place which finished her title RITess was 3rd in her Open stake. Veteran Karmen was 9th in the Triathlon – so proud of you girls!! Karmen also made the cut in a beautiful line up of 7 – 10 Veteran bitches. Karmen’s daughter Teagan was 4th in the Am Bred class, also owner handled.

Oct 2 CKC scentwork, Aldergrove. Aurora was the first whippet to earn the CKC Scent Detection MASTER title (SDM)! This included Master Container SDC, Master Interior SDI, Master Exterior SDX

Oct 2 CKC scentwork, Aldergrove. Dustyn finished his Open title SDO.

Sep 19 LMDF show, Chilliwack. Dustyn was Select under Mr Glen Stark to finish his CanGCH.

Sep 19 Cape Cod, MA. Tatum was WB/BOW/BOB and Grp 3 over two specials for another point.

Sep 18 Cape Cod shows, MA. Tatum wins another point with WB/BOW/BOS.

Sep 17 South Shore KC, MA. Tatum was WB/BOW/BOB over two specials piloted by Leslie Anne Potts.

Sep 17 Lower Mainland Dog Fanciers show, Chilliwack. Dustyn was BOB under Mr Ben Wasylyshen for a nice 4 point win toward his GCh. First indoor shows in almost 2 years.

Sep 12 Mouse finished her Beginner Novice BN in Obedience with a score of 197.5, then got a qualifying score in Rally.

Sep 11 CWAGS scentwork, Richmond. Tristan went 4/4 in his two Level 2 Scent Detective and Level 1 Ranger runs.

Sep 11 Karmen had 100 score in Intermediate Rally.

Sep 11 Hellcat was WB.

Sep 11 ALCA specialty, AB. Sedona was Best of Opposite in the Field Title sweepstakes and Best of Opposite at the Specialty under James Reynolds. New GCH Hamrya’s Desert Dust Devil, handled by owner Angela Ellis. Half sister Poppy was BOB at the Field Title Holders Sweepstakes under Ken Cook.

Sep 5 UT. Maeve finished her AKC Field FCH for her Dual Championship DC! Huge congrats to owner Cathryn Day and breeders Liz Campbell and Dean McNamer (and myself).

Sep 3 New Barn Hunt Champion RATCH! This was Tristan’s Barn Hunt retirement run, and he pulled off a High in Class too. Reflecting on his ratting history, he really had a phenomenal run in Champion level. Starting after almost 4 years off with a refresher run, he then qualified in 4 in a row, then handler error (called clear just as he was digging up the last rat.. ouch), then qualified in 6 in a row for his 10 Champion level Qs, most of which were after he turned 10. He also placed in every single qualified run, including multiple High in Classes. We pulled plenty of 5 rat draws – 1x1rat, 1x2rats, 2x4rats, 6x5rats. As part of the barn experience, which is held at a cow farm, he was unfazed by plentiful flies, a regular train route, a heat wave, high winds and rains. The time was well spent; we had a rat blast and I’m just so proud of him. ? He currently remains the only Master Whippet and now Champion Whippet in Canada.

Aug 29 Ricochet Master Agility MX!

Aug 22 Jasper Expert Trick Dog ETD.

Aug 17 Dodger was invited for Distance Jump to the 2021 NADD Regionals (being the top 3 in his Senior class).

Aug 8 Victoria KC, BC. Simon (Hilerica Perfect Alibi) was BOW to finish his Can CH, owner handled by Karen Robinson.

Aug 8 Fraser Valley Ratters, Agassiz. Dustyn finished his Barn Hunt Senior title RATS with a bang – High in Class, by default, but even better as he was the only Senior dog to qualify.  Tristan had a beautiful weekend with 4 of 4 Qs in Champion level, and a High in class over both Master and Champion class.

Aug 6  AB. Poppy (Aberle Flora The Red Menace) was WB. Sedona was BOB again.

Aug 5  AB. Gita was WB/BOS over a special for 2 points. Sedona was BOB.

Aug 2  AB. Dodger (Aberle Shine on Harvest Moon) and Gita (Aberle Good Morning Starshine) each pick up a point in their shows. Congrats to breeder owner handler Crystal Aberle-Crookshanks!

Aug 1 Stampede City Whippet Club, AB. At his debut as a Special, Sedona was BOS at the Stampede City Whippet Specialty under Allen Pepper.

July 31 Alberta Kennel Club, AB. Sedona was WD/BOW to finish his Canadian Championship CanCH. He finished with 4 wins in 5 shows.

July 30 Alberta Sporting Hound Assoc, AB. Sedona (Hamrya’s Desert Dust Devil) was WD/BOW/BOS over Specials for 4 points under Roberta Parish.

July 30 Maeve completed her AmGCH with a BOB. Congrats to Cathy Day!

July 29 Obedience trial, ON. Cee completed his Utility UD title with a High in Trial, which finishes his OTCH! So proud of owner handler Kate Darbyshire. He completed his Canadian UD title in 4 trials with scores of 193, 193, 195.5 with two 1st and one 2nd placements and a HIT from Open with 197.5.

July 25 LMDA scent CKC trial.  Another hot day and a few entries gained an Open Containers leg for Dustyn and Excellent Exterior for Tristan. Fino completed her SDO Open title.

July 18 K9 Scentinels, Agassiz. First scentwork trial since the shut downs last year. Dustyn completed his SDDA Advanced title SD-A with a second placement in Exterior. Tristan was entered in some of the new Games for the first time, and qualified in both his Aerial and Distance. He made a beeline for the distance hide and alerted in 22 seconds (3 minutes allotted). Tristan is proud of the kids and grandkid titling this weekend at the trial – well done!

July 17 Mt Cheam show, Langley. Dustyn was BOB under Jean-Christophe Boulinguez.

July 3/4 CWA race, MN. Rowan completed his DPC with a first place in the conformation show.

July 3 FGC lure coursing trial, AB. Sedona placed 2nd in a field of 18 whippet and then went BOW for 2 pts at the Show n Go.

June 26 Townsville KA, AU. Stellar (Whiparoo Heavens Gift to Aslan) BOB and Runner Up in Group to finish her Australian Championship!

June 19/20 AKC coursing. Maeve won back to back BOB and BIF for two 5 point majors!

June 11/12/14 Salina KC, KS. (Hamrya DelCrown Tess Trueheart) was WB for 1 pt each day.

June 11  Bs FCAT.

June 10  Wichita KC, KS. Tess (Hamrya Delcrown Tess Trueheart) was WB for 1 pt.

June 8 Tristan Summer Scavenger Hunt SSH

June Montana show. Buddy (Crossfyre Where Eagles Dare) was WD/BOS under Judge Terry DePietro for a 3 point Major.

May 30 Bowen KC, AU. Stellar (Whiparoo Heavens Gift to Aslan) RESERVE BEST IN SHOW. Stellar Best In Group and went on to RIS under Mr Serge Tassan, handled by owner Lana McCrindle. I was on video call with breeder Shari so I could watch! Brother Lucifer was DCC.

May 29 Bowen KC, AU. Lucifer was DCC, BOB, Best in Group under Mrs Tassan.

May 23 Logan show, UT. Hellcat was WB for a 3 point major.

May 22 Dodger surpassed his personal best with a 16’9″ splash and Dock Senior DS title!

May 16 show, AU. Lucifer received 2 x challenges and Celeste a BOB.

The Margaret Mason Memorial Show saw Celeste receive the challenge and onto Best of Breed winning the lovely BOB Whippet rosette.

May 8 Tully show, AU. Brother sister duo, Lucifer and Celeste, received both challenges with Lucifer being the BOB winner and Celeste runner up to her brother.

May 8/9 Beehive cluster, UT. Hellcat won a 3 point major under judge Nikki Riggsbee handled by Monica Sima. Followed up by WB a day after for a single.

May 5 Tristan 2K-9

Apr 25/26 Garden City shows, Kansas. Maeve was BOB twice and a Group 4!

Apr 26 Bowen shows, AU. In 3 shows Lucifer received 2 x challenges, 1 x RUBOB, 1 x BOB and 1 of 3 run for group, 1 x reserve challenge, 3 x Inter in group and Intermediate in Show!

Apr 17 Rikki finishes her Masters Jumpers Agility title (MXJ)!

Apr 3 weekend Lucifer New Australian Champion! Whiparoo Cast from Heaven wasn’t shown for 18 months. At his first sets of 8 shows over 2 weekends, he received 7x dcc, 3 x RUBOB, 3 x BOB and a RUBIG under many hound and whippet judges, gaining 70 points. And earned his title with a RUBIG under hound specialist Miss Davis. Sister Stellar (Whiparoo Heavens Gift to Aslan) was rbc and rubob x 2 and 1 x bcc – taking her over half way to her title – in a very competitive line up of ladies. This resulted in a brother sister run off. She was also 4 intermediate in group. Handled by breeder Star Gallagher. Well done!!

March 16 Tristan completed his AtoZ tricks

March 20/21 Conformation, AU. First shows in over 18 months and Lucifer was DCC, rubob and state bred in group under Ms D Norman and BOB the following day under Glenda Goller. Congrats to owner/handler/breeder Shari and Paul!

Feb 27  B’s BCAT.

Jan 28 Rally Obedience. Rikki earned her Rally Excellent RE title!


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Rikki finished the year #1 Advanced Rally whippet, and #1 Excellent A Rally whippet, #11 AKC Agility whippet. Dustyn tied for 17th of 68 Rally Novice whippets.

Dec 30 Title #60 for Tristan, earning his VHM Virtual Home Manners.

Oct 18 AKC Coursing, Junction City, OR. Hellcat was first in Open for a 5 point major!  in a stake of 18 Open Whippets

Oct 11 Enid, Oklahoma. Tess (Hamrya DelCrown Tess Trueheart) was WB under Dana Cline for her first points, owner handled.

Oct 10 Buckhorn KC Cheyenne, Wyoming. Maeve was BOB.

Oct 4 Maeve finished her ASFA FCh!

Oct 4 Back to barn Hunt – Dustyn qualified with a Senior leg and High in Class.

Oct 3 ALCA coursing, AB. Sedona was third in a field of 13 whippets.

Oct 3-4  AKC shows, ID. Buddy was handled to two major reserves, owner  handled  by Sandy Koch.

Oct 2  Barn Hunt, BC. Dustyn finished his Open RATO in 3 of 3 trials, and all with placements in Novice and Open

Sept 27  Rocky Mountain Borzoi Club, AKC coursing, Hillsdale, Wyoming. Maeve was BIF for a 4 pt major and finished her SC.

Sept 27  Macaroni completed his BCAT

Sept 19 Foothills Gazehound coursing. Sedona was second in a field of 21 whippets!

Sept 19 Arapahoe. Maeve had a nice start to her Specials career with a 3 point major select.

Sept 18 Arapahoe show, CO. Maeve (Crossfyre Angels Landing at Anlan) finished her AmCH!

Sept 13 Western Gazehound Sprinters. Dustyn earned his S and Chaska and Willy earned their NS.

Sept 7 FVR barn hunt. Dustyn passed both his move ups to Open class, including a High in Class.

Sept 6 FVR barn hunt. Fino was High in Class at the barn hunt trial, her first weekend out.

Sept 6 USRCC coursing. Hellcat was BOB.

Sept 5 Alberta Lure Coursing Assoc Coursing Show and Go. Sedona was WD/BOW and Poppy was WB/BOS over Specials at the show following coursing.

Sept 5 Fraser Valley Ratters, Agassiz. Dustyn completed his Barn Hunt Novice RATN title to make it 30 titles. Then on to the SDDA scent work trial, where we had entered 2 components in Excellent level for the first time. He thought one of the containers was really fun, picking up the fluffy bag and shaking and killing it, so he had a fun if not a successful run. Then he got down to it and passed his Excellent Interior his first try.

Jul 30 Fino (Lotty Majesticanis ETD SDN SDIN) earned her Expert Trick Dog title.

Jul 24 Saga completed her AKC Grand Champion AmGCh title.

Jul 8 Tristan completed his Universal Canine HASA title, as the first titled whippet in the organization.

Dustyn did a few short dock diving lessons last month, and we decided to go for it and entered 5 Splashes at the Abbotsford NADD trials. The first day it rained and rained.. He is just at the point of making a stationary jump off the end, but even so, his distance improved and his last jump of 12’2” was his personal best. His consistency earned his Junior title DJ – so pleased!

June 22 Dustyn completed his IDP Parkour 4 Feet On PKD1-FF.

May 27Dustyn completed his IDP Parkour Under PKD1-UN.

May 26 We congratulate Susan and Joanne on Teenie’s litter of 10 beautiful pups – 4 boys and 6 girls!
Unfortunately one precious girl was lost.

May 18 Dustyn passed his 3 Rally obedience novice runs in AKC’s virtual rally program on his first try for his RN. He hasn’t taken any classes and just had basic prep training, and to make it more challenging, we submitted our first try videos, to make it a little more like a trial setting where you just have one shot at it. He was a happy, responsive worker through it all, even on a drizzly day with wet grass for one run. He especially enjoyed the Fast Pace, where he sprung up in the air from his sit and and landed almost at the Normal pace sign.

Dustyn completed the International Dog Parkour Novice PKD-N

Mar 30 Tristan and Dustyn completed their Quarantine Parkour title PKQT-COVID.

Feb 23 Western Gazehound CKC Scentwork, Maple Ridge. It was cold, windy and wet, but Tristan had a blast at his first trial of the year, finishing his Open title SDO with authority. Good work little man!

Feb 21 Mt Cheam show. Dustyn was BOB under Tabitha Buckley-Bettis. Tristan grand daughter Bonnie was WB for her first points.

Feb 17 SDDA scentwork. Dustyn qualified for another Adv Interior with a 3rd in class.

Feb 16/17 SDDA scentwork. Siren was 5/6 at her 1st SDDA trial, finishing her Started SP title, 2nd in interiors, 3rd overall. Next day moved up to Advanced for 2 more Qs.

Feb 16 UKC shows. Hellcat was BOB twice for 2 wins toward her Grand.

Feb 16 CWA meet. Boomer was 5th in meet to take the first set of ARX points (5) to finish his ARX title – racing championship! Huge congrats to breeder Donna Miner and owners Susan Ford and Ivan Cordrey!

Feb 15 show, Poland. Sonny (1/5) very promising and Best Puppy and Mei (1/1) very promising.

Feb 8 Barn Hunt, BC. Chaska completed her RATI and a Novice leg with a third in class.

Feb 1 Sahuaro State KC, AZ. Ivy (Hamrya Regalia The Desert Archive) was RWB to a major, and Best Puppy under David Samuelson.

Jan 25 C-WAGS scentwork, BC. Aurora and Siren finish Level 2 C-WAGS CW-SD.

Jan 19 CKC scentwork, BC. Fino at exactly 6 months completed her Instinct and Novice titles.

Jan 19 Columbus KC, GA, USA. Boomer was WD/BOW for a 3 point major under Gary Newton, handled by Rachel Rehberg.

Jan 4/5 IABCA International shows, WA. A nice brush up on shows for Tristan, who received his VetCH, and Dustyn his IntCH. Chaska finished her Baby Puppy title NatBA and Willy (DelCrown Hamrya Little Face Finny) his NatJR puppy title at 7 months.