2022 news

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Jun 19 Blackfoot, ID shows. Buddy finished his American Championship (new AmCH Crossfyre Where Eagles Dare SC DCAT) with a BOW under Manuel Queijeiro with a BOW! It was a team effort from owner Sandy Kock and handler Monica Sima. Sister Hellcat was BOB that show as well.

Baby puppy Loki won 2 Best of Breeds, a Group 1 and Group 2 in the 4-6 month class. He then placed second in the sanction B puppy match.

Jun 19 Cascade Whippet Specialty, OR.Dustyn was WD for a 4 pt major under Debbie Davenport! It was 2019 that we were last able to attend an AKC Whippet Specialty, so we are on cloud nine!

At the second show, Kirsher was RWD to the Specialty major under Russell McFadden at 6 months old.  Many thanks to Linné Wagner for taking him around for the first ‘spin’ and getting his blue ribbon, as I was unable to make it to the ring for that class.

Jun 16, 18 AKC showsAmadeus was WD/BOW under David Hyman, then WD/BOW/BOS under Sonny Ambrosio, handled by Lila Jane Handschumaker.

Jun 3 – 5 Agility. Ricochet got three QQs in a row. Huge congrats to owner/handler Susan Ford and breeder Donna Miner!

Jun 3 On his 6 month birthday, Kirsher passed both his SDDA Designated Odour Tests (DOT).

Jun 3 All Hound Specialty, Erie Shores. Ty was again Best Baby Puppy in Breed under Douglas Johnson, 2 for 2! Thrilled with the debut of this baby.

Jun 2 Whippet Club of Eastern Canada Specialty. Dustyn/Emma pup Ty (Jetstream Tytan) was Best Baby Puppy in Specialty under Paul Stanton of Sweden and handled by breeder/owner Lorraine Burch!

May 29 CKC Scent trial, Maple Ridge. Tristan went 3 for 3 Qs, first qualifying in both of his Excellent searches to complete his Scent Detection Excellent SDE title. Then he qualified in Master Exterior, completing his Scent Detection Exterior title SDX. Tristan’s Excellent title also makes him eligible to level up to the Canadian Kennel Club’s Versatility Silver title VS. As I can only run one dog per component, Dustyn was therefore only able to run in Excellent Exterior, which he also qualified in.

May 28 CKC Scent trial, Maple Ridge. Jet completed his Open title SDO in 3 of 3 runs! Congrats to owner Karen Bereti!
Congratulations to Siren and Avery who both competed at the SDDA Excellent level for the first time and passed Containers, Exterior (with a first place) and made it to the last room in interior. They also earned their 3rd Advanced title.

May 27 Kelowna shows. Fino placed Group 4 on Friday under judge Edna St Hilaire and was awarded a Group 3 by the esteemed Penny Lewis of Bretica Whippets on Saturday.

May 22 Lynden AKC show. Dustyn was RWD to the major, behind the dog that finished the day before and didn’t move up, under Ken Murray.

May 20-21 Kelowna Kennel Club. Fino was 4th in Group 4 under Edna St Hilaire on Friday and Group 3 under Penny Lewis on Saturday.

May 20 Kirsher Trick Dog Novice NTD

Apr 30 CACIB Zielona Góra, Poland. Grido (Lavender Majesticanis) obtained a V1/6 rating, CWC to become a new Polish Champion PL CH! Congratulations to the owner handler Krzysiek.

Apr 25 Lewiston, ID. Dustyn WD/BOW for another single under David Peat.

Apr 24 Lewiston, ID. Buddy WD/BOW for a single under Pam Peat.

Apr 17 Moses Lake, WA. Dustyn WD for a point under Richard Albee, first time back in the US ring since fall of 2019.

Apr 3 AWC National Specialty weekend. Rikki a second in class in agility. Karmen qualified for her BN and also with a second place in Rally Advanced. Boomer qualifying in Obedience and Top 10 Versatility conformation. Cee was 2nd place to housemate Echo with a 196.5 score in obedience. Cee and Venti won the Obedience Brace class. Boomer was 9th in Versatility!

Apr 3 Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Maeve with 3 back to back Best of Breed wins!

Apr 3 Aurora completes her SDDA Scentwork Elite title SD-EL! Huge accomplishment with owner Ariana Jones!

Mar 20 Cee and his brilliant handler Kate Darbyshire finished their UDX / MOTCH – Master Obedience Trial Champion!

Mar 15 Tristan received the CKC Versatility Bronze title VB. This completes his 70th title!

Mar 12/13 Silver Falls KC, WA. Hoby was WD for a point, and then WD/BOW for a 3 pt major. Well done to owner/handler Karen Hilfiker!

Mar 6 Dusty passed his CGN / CGC titles. He was the only one who found the ‘girly pee’ buried in the sand 🙂

Mar 6 Fino earned her Scent Detection Excellent SDE and Scent Detection Container SDC titles. Fabulous work!

Mar 5 Tristan finished his SDDA Aerial Games title SD-GA. Dustyn’s first games entry was 2 for 2 in Distance. Aurora first whippet to complete the SDDA Games Championship SD-GCH!

AZ. Tessa BOB in coursing.

Feb 28 Tristan Trick Dog AKA.Tristan is eligible for his CKC Versatility Bronze title VB.

Feb 11 Chain O’lakes KC, IL. Rowan another single under Ken J. Murray.

Feb 5 Sahuaro State KC, AZ Supported Entry Arizona Whippet specialty. Scorch WD for 5 point major and Ivy WB/BOW for 5 pts under Stephanie Dycha.

Feb 4 Hoosier KC, IN. Rowan WD for 2 points under Sulie Greendale-Paveza

Jan 29 Boomer picked up a couple more points, owner handled by Susan Ford.

Jan 29 Amadeus (Tristan x Anastasia) made his AKC debut today in Erie in the 4-6 month puppy show. He won first in hound puppy group! Handled by breeder/owner Lynn Mitchell.

Jan 21 Dog Fanciers Assn of Oregon, OR. Hoby was WD/BOW for a 3 point major under Mrs. Barbara Dempsey Alderman, owner handled by Karen Hilfikar.

Jan 15 National Dog Show, Brodnica, Poland. Sonny finished his Polish Championship PL CH winning V1/5, CWC, BOS under Tomasz Wolancz!

Jan 8 Rowan was WD for a 4 pt major, handled by Lyn Moran.

Jan 7 Palm Springs Specialty, CA. CC was Best in Veteran Sweeps, then AOM at the Specialty under Lesley Potts.