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December 2006

December 30, 2006
Freehold, New Jersey's Marjorie Tuff has been named an AKC delegate representing the American Shetland Sheepdog Association. Registered name prefixes have been granted to Peggy and Jan Haderlie (Sumersong) and Tom and Nioma Coen (Macdega).

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December 17, 2006
Today in Cleveland, Ohio, judge Charlotte McGowan closed out the specialty year by awarding CH Caerleon Sunset Boulevard Best of Breed at the Cleveland Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty. It was the second specialty BOB of the circuit for the sable bitch. Sired by CH Jade Mist New Sun Rising, out of CH Sunebank Madison Avenue, she was bred by owners Wendy Mount and Carolyn Vack. This show was hosted by the All-Breed, Lorain County Kennel Club.

12/17/06 Results: Cleveland SSC (Dec. 17)

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December 15, 2006
Yesterday in Cleveland, Ohio, judge Jean Simmonds awarded the sable bitch, CH Caerleon Sunset Boulevard Best of Breed at the Cleveland Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty. Sired by CH Jade Mist New Sun Rising, out of CH Sunebank Madison Avenue, she was bred by owners Wendy Mount and Carolyn Vack. This show was hosted by the All-Breed, Lorain County Kennel Club.

12/15/06 Results: Cleveland SSC (Dec. 14)

December 15, 2006
The sable dog, CH Summerlove's Zak Attack
was judge Patti Neale's Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater New Orleans Specialty in Biloxi, MS. He was sired by Daval Going My Way, out of Tikaa's Essence of Starfall. He was bred by Lorrie Reed and April Dunford and is owned by Rita Von Pusch and April Dunford.

12/15/06 Results: SSC of Greater New Orleans (Dec. 9)

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December 12, 2006
The Shelties Online Specialty Rankings have been updated through November 2006. To view the most recent rankings along with all of the statistical data visit the ring patterns section of this website.

12/12/06 Ring Patterns: Shelties Online Top Ranked Shetland Sheepdogs (November 2006)

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December 2, 2006
Alexandra Luhrs' CH Marikohill Sunblest Captiva
was judge Judy Kelsey's Best of Breed yesterday at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Detroit Specialty in East Lansing, Michigan. Sired by CH Macdega Sausalito, out of Sunblest Shannara Sensation, the sable bitch was bred by Bonnie and Ted Nieman and Alexandra.

12/02/06 Results: SSC Gr. Detroit (Dec. 1)

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December 1, 2006
CH Pop Star SS of Northern Farm was Judge Joe Reno's Best of Breed at the Colonial Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty today in Fitchburg, Mass. The tri dog is by CH Macdega Evergreen, out of Magic Mami SS of Northern Farm. He is bred by Yuki Shimoda and owned by Alexandra Luhrs and his handler Tom Coen.

12/01/06 Results: Colonial SSC (Dec. 1)

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November 2006

November 26, 2006
Boyd and Juanita Smith's CH Integra Indelible Ink of Merridon was judge Marcia Bittner's Best of Breed yesterday at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Birmingham Specialty in Montgomery, Alabama. Sired by CH Merridon Covewind Stockbroker, out of Oakcrest Integra Heaven Sent, the veteran tri dog was bred by Mark Lucas and Pam Barnhart.

11/26/06 Results: Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Birmingham (Nov. 25)

November 25, 2006
CH Topshelf Short Stop was judge Rosemary Petter's Best of Breed yesterday at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Birmingham Specialty in Montgomery, Alabama. Sired by CH Hannalore Home Run, out of CH Topshelf Victoria's Secret, the sable bitch is owned by breeder Beverly Polisseni, Sue Miller and Mona Hartwig.

11/25/06 Results: Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Birmingham (Nov. 24)

November 20, 2006
Springmist The Lady in Question was Best of Breed yesterday under judge Barbara Linden at the Dallas Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty. Sired by CH Saranac Playing For Keeps, out of Springmist Onward Cover, the bi-black bitch was bred by owner Cathi Gorman and Kim Bellman. She is co-owned with Gail Chancey.

11/20/06 Results: Dallas SSC (Nov. 18)

CH Kismet's A Walk In The Clouds was Best of Breed on Saturday under judge Sandra Staffan at the Dallas Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty. Sired by CH Kismet's Talisman II, out of CH Kismet's Gabrielle, the blue dog was bred by Guy and Thelma Mauldin. He is owned by Jim Medley and Guy.

11/20/06 Results: Dallas SSC (Nov. 19)

November 20, 2006
Ellen Worthington's CH Aynsworth Silver Moonlight wrapped up the fifth of five specialties in Decatur, Alabama yesterday with his second Best of Breed award at the cluster. The blue merle rose to the top spot at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Memphis Specialty under judge Rayleen Hendrix, who was a substitute for judge Anne Power, due to illness.

11/20/06 Results: SSC of Memphis (Nov. 19)

November 18, 2006
CH St. Magnus Colors of The Wind was judge Glenda Henson's Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of North Alabama Specialty today in Decatur. This was the fourth of five specialties held at the T.C. Almon Recreation Center this week. Sired by CH Bonnyville Fairfax Nighthawk, out of St. Magnus Ailea Moonstruck, the blue bitch was bred by owner E.P. Ratledge and A. Butcher.

11/18/06 Results: SSC of North Alabama (Nov. 18)

November 18, 2006
A sign that the Gulf Coast region is on the mend is the return of the Metairie Kennel Club Dog Show, the host club since 1999 for the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater New Orleans Specialty scheduled for Saturday, December 9, closing Wednesday, November 22.

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November 18, 2006
Alexandra Luhrs' CH Marikohill Sunblest Captiva was Best of Breed yesterday at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Georgia, the third of five specialty shows taking place this week at the T.C. Almon Recreation Center in Decatur, Alabama. Judge Carolyn Ing's BOB winner, a sable bitch, was sired by CH Macdega Sausalito, out of Sunblest Shannara Sensation. She was bred by Ted and Bonnie Nieman and Alexandra.

11/17/06 Results: SSC of Georgia (Nov. 17)

November 16, 2006
CIndy Bays' CH Playland Dallas Cowboy was Best of Breed today at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Memphis Specialty, the second of five specialty shows taking place this week at the T.C. Almon Recreation Center in Decatur, Alabama. Judge Robert Piccirillo's BOB was sired by CH Playland Ravenscourt Connection, out of Playlands Scratch N Win. The sable and white male was bred by Cindy and Lisa Bays.

11/16/06 Results: SSC of Memphis (Nov. 16)

November 16, 2006
Ellen Worthington's CH Aynsworth Silver Moonlight was Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of North Alabama Specialty, the first of five specialty shows taking place this week at the T.C. Almon Recreation Center in Decatur, Alabama. Judge Barbara Wright's BOB was sired by CH Macdega Asterisk, out of CH Aynsworth Moonshadow. The blue merle male is bred and owned by Ellen.

11/16/06 Results: SSC of N. Alabama (Nov. 15)

November 13, 2006
The Colonial Shetland Sheepdog Club has a mission. And, at the top of the list of lofty ideas the club has for itself is "to encourage and promote the breeding of purebred Shetland Sheepdogs and to do all possible to bring their qualities to perfection."

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> View statistics for Colonial SSC

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November 13, 2006
C-A-Moon Madeline emerged from the classes to take the top honor yesterday under judge Brenda Miramon at the Triangle Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty in Mebane, North Carolina. The Best of Breed winner, a bi-blue from the classes, was sired by CH Macdega Notorious, out of C-A-Moon Judging Amy. She was bred by owner Cheryl Moon Kelly and Anya Dornak.

11/13/06 Results: Triangle SSC of North Carolina (Nov. 12)

November 12, 2006
CH St. Magnus Colors of The Wind was judge Carol Chapman's Best of Breed at the Triangle Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty yesterday in Mebane, North Carolina. Sired by CH Bonnyville Fairfax Nighthawk, out of St. Magnus Ailea Moonstruck, the blue bitch was bred by owner E.P. Ratledge and A. Butcher.

11/12/06 Results: Triangle SSC of North Carolina (Nov. 11)

November 11, 2006
There are two shows closing Wednesday, November 15, 2006. The Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Detroit (see feature below) plays host Friday, December 1 at Michigan State University in East Lansing with judges Judy Kelsey (Breed), Nancy Heinrich (Sweepstakes) and Kathleen Lund (Obedience). The Colonial Shetland Sheepdog Club hosts its show that same day at the Royal Plaza Trade Center in Fitchburg, Mass., with judges Joe Reno (Breed) and Charlene Jones (Sweeps).

November 11, 2006
When judge Judy Kelsey looks back at her breed winners during the last 12-1/2 years, she likes what she sees.

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November 11, 2006
The Open Intermediate, Rici Morrill of Washington, continues to top the list of junior handlers concluding the month of October with 383 points. However, Morgan MacDonald, the Central Region's top handler, closed the gap considerably, going from 272 to 359 points during the month -- a gain of 81. The nation's third and fourth place handlers, respectively, Ashlie Whitmore and Cora Painter, also made significant gains to keep pace and to separate themselves from the rest of the pack.

November 9, 2006
CH Kismet's A Walk In The Clouds was Best of Breed last Thursday under judge Dorothy Christiansen at the Northeast Oklahoma Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty in Tulsa. Sired by CH Kismet's Talisman II, out of CH Kismet's Gabrielle, the blue dog was bred by Guy and Thelma Mauldin. He is owned by Jim Medley and Guy.

11/09/06 Results: NE Oklahoma SSC (Nov. 2)

November 8, 2006
CH Miqelon Mosaic was Best of Breed last Sunday under judge Joy Bass at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Hawaii in Honolulu. Sired by Talamar's Stolen Moments, out of Attridge Miqelon Midnight, the 5-year-old (b.11/19/01) bitch was bred by Jenna and Ronda Cruthers, and Denise Cornelssen. She is owned by Gayle and Clyde Nishimoto, and En Harriet Chang.

11/08/06 Results: SSC of Hawaii (Nov. 5)

November 7, 2006
CH Boreal Cafe Kaladi was Best of Breed last Saturday at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Anchorage Specialty under judge Rosemary Petter. Sired by CH Denali's Concede Nothing, out of Beckwards Dustcatcher, the sable and white bitch was bred by Michael, Deborah and Shawn Frost. She is owned by Michael, Deborah and Sara Frost and Samantha Warren.

11/07/06 Results: SSC of Anchorage (Nov. 4)

November 4, 2006
The American Kennel Club has accepted the new breed judging application of Carl and Patricia Skinner of Placerville, California. Joan Kirkland of Lockport, New York, has been approved on a provisional basis to judge the breed.

The AKC has granted the registered name prefix, Istari, to Kathy Kozakiewicz and Rebecca Porter of Phoeniz, Arizona.

October 2006

October 29, 2006
CH Topshelf Short Stop was awarded Best of Breed under judge Ron Lackey at the Jacksonville Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty in Florida on Saturday (Oct. 28). Sired by CH Hanalore Homerun, out of CH Topshelf Victoria's Secret, the sable bitch is owned by Sue Miller, Mona Hartwig and breeder Beverly Polisseni.

10/2906 Results: Jacksonville SSC (Oct. 28)

October 24, 2006
The veteran dog, CH Bronwyn Vuitton was awarded Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater San Diego by judge Liz Bianchi. He is sired by CH Macdega Tiburon, out of Glencorry State of the Art. He was bred by Geoffrey and Peggy Browne and is owned by John and Cendy McVoy.

10/2406 Results: SSC of Gr. San Diego (Oct. 22)

October 24, 2006
CH Brangay P.S. This Is Austin was judge Robert Piccirillo's Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater San Diego Specialty on October 21, 2006. Sired by CH Hanalore Homerun, out of Brangay I Hope You Dance, he is owned by Brandol and Gayle Eads, Grace Burden and Cendy McVoy and was bred by Brandol and Gayle Eads and Grace Burden.

10/2406 Results: SSC of Gr. San Diego (Oct. 21)

October 22, 2006
Yesterday at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, California, CH Sea Haven's Chasing Moonbeams was judge Ellen Worthington's Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Northern California Specialty. Sired by CH Aynsworth Silver Moonlight, out of Sea Haven Paris Bi Night, the bi-blue dog is owned by Dr. David and Marcialyn Heaton and his breeder, Yvonne Samuelson.

10/22/06 Results: SSC of Northen California

October 15, 2006
View the list of top sires with multiple get who combined for at least 4 specialty majors in 2006 from January through September. Also listed are the judges who awarded the majors and the points awarded.

10/15/06 Ring Patterns: 2006 Top Sires (Jan. -- Sept.)

October 15, 2006
Judge Larry Brunner awarded Macdega Intuition Best in Specialty at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Northern New Jersey yesterday in Augusta.
The sable and white bred-by entry is by CH Pop Star SS of Northern Farm, out of CH Macdega Clairvoyant. She is bred and owned by Thomas and Nioma Coen.

10/15/06 Results: SSC of Northen New Jersey

October 9, 2006
Yesterday in Macungie, Pennsylvania, CH Caerleon Sunset Boulevard was Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Tidewater Specialty under judge Denise Cornelssen. Sired by CH Jade Mist New Sun Rising, out of CH Sunebank Madison Avenue, the sable bitch was bred by owners Wendy Mount, Carolyn Vack.

10/09/06 Results: Interstate SSC (Oct. 8)

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October 9, 2006
Yesterday in Hampton, Virginia, CH Cataway Jim Jan Grand Premier was Best of Breed at the Central Virginia Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty under judge Marjorie Tuff. Sired by CH Dury Voe Winterlude, out of CH Cataway On Angel's Wings, the blue dog was bred by Patty Page and owned by James and Janet Blount.

10/09/06 Results: Central Virginia SSC (Oct. 8)

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October 8, 2006
Yesterday in Hampton, Virginia, CH Caerleon Sunset Boulevard was Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Tidewater Specialty under judge Robert Piccirillo. Sired by CH Jade Mist New Sun Rising, out of CH Sunebank Madison Avenue, the sable bitch was bred by owners Wendy Mount, Carolyn Vack.

10/08/06 Results: SSC Tidewater (Oct. 7)

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October 7, 2006
The Open Intermediate, Rici Morrill of Washington, tops the list of junior handlers concluding the month of September with 383 points. The West Region's top junior handler posted a 102 point gain for the month. She is one of only two junior handlers, along with Alyssa Weber, qualified for both Westminster and The Eukanuba Classic. Five other juniors have also qualified for Eukanuba, including Katie Grohowalski, Katherine Barr, the Central Regions top handler -- Morgan MacDonald, Cora Painter, and Brad Nordby. See the rest of the Top Ten compiled by Robin Briganti.

October 2, 2006
CH Robinaire Rio De Oro was Katie Gammill's Breed Winner at the Northern Nevada Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty. The sable dog was sired by CH Karosel River of Gold, out of Sea Side's Special Edition. He was bred by Doris Robinson and is owned by Penny McGirt, Doris Robinson and Deborah Williams.

10/02/06 Results: Northern Nevada SSC (Sept. 29)

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October 1, 2006
CH Brookfield The Coal Miner was Dr. Lee Reasin's Breed Winner at the Central New York Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty hosted by the all-breed Kanadasaga Kennel Club. The bi-black dog was sired by CH Glenwood The Herdsman, out of Kandisweet Creative Stitchery. He was bred by Karen Mullen and is owned by Christine and Alan Meachem.

10/01/06 Results: Central New York SSC (Sept. 30)

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September 2006

September 18, 2006
The American Kennel Club has accepted the breed judging application of Mike Esch of Lambertville, New Jersey. Fran McNamee of Cartersville, Georgia, has completed her provisional assignments and is approved for the breed.

A breed-specific registered name prefix has been granted to Rebecca Vale and Francois Blachere (Sunnyvale), Bev Twardzik (Tierra) and Laura LaCongo (La-De-Da).

Beginning in 2007, the AKC Awards Book will be distributed as a PDF on CD-ROM, readable by both MACs and PCs. The subscription fee will be $65 and will contain the same information as the current printed version.

At the August Board of Directors meeting, AKC staffers, tasked to analyze participation in conformation events, reported that the number of (distinct/unique) dogs is dropping at a rate of about 750 per year. The staff concluded that the drop is tied to the decrease in the number of dog registrations over the last six years. Despite the fall off, the AKC recorded an increase in the number of (distinct/unique) dogs participating in more than six shows per year.

September 17, 2006
CH Grandgables Boy Oh Boy was judge Malcolm Hart's Best of Breed at the Detroit Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty. He was sired by CH Grandgables It's Show Time, out of Lynphil's Montara. He was bred by Guy Jeavons, Mark McMillan, Phil, Linda and Crystal Wendling and is owned by Guy Jeavons and Mark McMillan.

09/17/06 Results: Detroit SSC (Sept. 16)

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September 14, 2006
CH Kylene Eden The Dragonslayer was judge Teddy McDowell's Best of Breed last Friday at the Des Moines Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty.
The sable dog was sired by CH Halstor Cindahope Trueheart, out of CH Eden Lakeside's Advantage. He was bred by Lenore Patrick and Kathy Dziegiel and is owned by the breeders and M. Bulens and K. Hannah.

09/14/06 Results: Des Moines SSC (Sept. 8)

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September 9, 2006
CH Kismet's Kansas Sunflower was Judge Al Bianchi's Best of Breed at the Emerald Empire Shetland Sheepdog Specialty in Eugene, Oregon. Sired by CH Kismet's Laredo, out of Kismet's After Hours, the veteran bitch is bred by Guy Mauldin and Linda Pirtle and owned by Mary Louise Noble.

09/09/06 Results: Emerald Empire SSC (Sept. 7)

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September 5, 2006
CH Pop Star SS of Northern Farm was awarded Best of Breed by Judge Monica Canestrini at the Downeast Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Portland on September 3. The tri dog, sired by CH Macdega Evergreen, out of Magic Mami SS of Northern Farm, also earned a Herding Group One. Bred by Tuneyuki Endo, he is owned by Alexandra Luhrs and his handler Tom Coen.

09/05/06 Results: Downeast Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Portland (Sept. 3)

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September 3, 2006
Yesterday in Union, Maine, CH Pop Star SS of Northern Farm was awarded Best of Breed by Judge Barbara Schwartz at the Downeast Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Portland. The tri dog, sired by CH Macdega Evergreen, out of Magic Mami SS of Northern Farm, also earned a Herding Group One. Bred by Tuneyuki Endo, he is owned by Alexandra Luhrs and his handler Tom Coen.

09/03/06 Results: Downeast Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Portland (Sept. 2)

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July 2006

July 29, 2006
Joyce Becherini's CH Willow Cove's Time Card was Judge Sandra McCambridge's Best of Breed at the Greater Milwaukee Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty held yesterday at Waukesha County Exposition Center in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The sable and white dog was sired by CH Willow Cove's Wild Card, out of Willow Cove's Timeless. He was bred by Don and Sue Hardy.

07/29/06 Results: Greater Milwaukee Shetland Sheepdog Club (July 28)

July 29, 2006
The Open Intermediate, Rici Morrill of Washington, tops the list of junior handlers for the month of July with 281 points. The West Region's top junior handler posted a 114 point gain for the month. See the rest of the Top Ten compiled by Robin Briganti.

July 29, 2006
The AKC has granted registered name prefixes to Mary and Richard Heiden's "Roseview" and Serena and Pamela Marshall's "Shantel."

Diane Hawes of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina and Yvonne DeFreitas of Ridgefield, Washinton were new breed judge applicants in June. Karen Brancheau of Blossom, Texas, was approved on a provisional basis.

July 21, 2006
To view the Shelties Online Top Ranked Shelties through June 2006 click on the link below.

07/15/06 Ring Patterns: Shelties Online Top Ranked Shetland Sheepdogs (June 2006)

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July 19, 2006
There were a total of 82 Sheltie specialites held from January to June 2006. Nine shows registered entries with 70 or more competitors. Find out which shows topped the list.

07/19/06 Ring Patterns: Top Shows January -- June 2006

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July 17, 2006
Best of Breed at the Pacific Northwest Shetland Sheedog Club judged by Cathi Gorman was the bi-blue dog, CH Sea Haven Chasing Moonbeams. He is by CH Aynsworth Silver Moonlight, out of Sea Haven Paris Bi Night. He is owned by his breeder Yvonne Samuelson and Dr. David and Marcialyn Heaton.

07/17/06 Results: Pacific Northwest Shetland Sheepdog Club

July 17, 2006
Best of Breed at the Pacific Northwest Shetland Sheepdog Club judged by Jane Howard was the bi-blue dog, CH Elbee Fantasia Munkee Bizniz. He is by CH Akirene's Aramis Bi Barkley, out of CH Fantasia Outrageous. He is bred by Debra Tessman and owned by Judy Decker.

07/17/06 Results: Pacific Northwest Shetland Sheepdog Club

July 15, 2006
The AKC has accepted the new breed judge application of Joan Kirkland of Lockport, New York. Yvonne DeFreitas of Ridgefield, Washington and Diane Hawes of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina have been approved on a provisional basis.

A breed-specific registered name prefix has been granted to Jeny-Lynn Helm (Lynrose).

July 15, 2006
The AKC has granted two registered name prefixes -- Linda Cornella's "Royal Hill" and Jennifer Hays' "Caprock". Other registered name prefixes that were granted in the spring were Kingsland (Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Baum), Karosel (Robin McTaggart and Jennifer Brough), Clover MT (Nancy Thomason) and Marshland (Marsha and Daniel Wheatcroft).

Joyce Van Kirk, of Glendale, Arizona, has completed her provisional assignments and is now a regular, approved judge. Liz Bianchi, of Chesapeake, Virginia, is approved on a provisional basis for breed and juniors. Also, AKC has accepted the application of Karen Brancheau of Blossom, Texas.

July 8, 2006
Yesterday in Hamlin, New York judge Glenda Henson awarded Macdega Soliloquy Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Western New York. The 6-9 puppy bitch is by CH Ilemist As You Like It, out of CH Macdega Twenty Twenty. She is bred by D. Komared, Thomas and Nioma Coen and owned by Thomas and Nioma Coen.

07/08/06 Results: Shetland Sheepdog Club of Western New York

July 8, 2006
Starfalls Life Of The Party was awarded Best of Breed yesterday at the Tampa Bay Area Shetland Sheepdog Club by judge Donovan Thompson. She is by CH Starfalls Winds of Summerlove, out of Starfalls Starbright and is bred by Colleen Hansen
and owned by Diane Miles.

07/08/06 Results: Tampa Bay Area Shetland Sheepdog Club

July 1, 2006
The Open Senior, Morgan MacDonald of Illinois, tops the list of junior handlers for the month of June with 221 points. See the rest of the Top Ten compiled by Robin Briganti.

June 2006

June 16, 2006
Today in Springfield Ohio judge Linda More awarded Laureate Ice Goddess Best of Breed from the classes at the Miami Valley SSC. The blue bitch is sired by CH Pop Star SS of Northern Farm, out of Laureate Nuance. She is bred and owned by Peter Culumovic and Kim Aston and co-bred by J. and T. Pavey.

06/16/06 Results: Miami Valley Shetland Sheepdog Club (June 16)

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June 14, 2006
Best of Breed at the Lochland Shetland Sheedog Club judged by Lisa Graser was CH Odyssey Trimmed In Lace. She is sired by CH Apple Acres Odyssey Armani, out of Odyssey Purple Ribbons and is bred and owned by Kim Watt.

06/14/06 Results: Lochland Shetland Sheepdog Club (June 9)

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June 11, 2006
Best of Breed from the classes at the Evergreen State Shetland Sheepdog Club judged by Jo Byrd Parker was Kensil's Red Is For Danger. The 12-18 month bitch is by CH Kensil's The Pipes Are Calling, out of Kensil's Red Hot. She is bred and owned by Sylvia and David Calderwood

06/11/06 Results: Evergreen State SSC (June 9)

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June 11, 2006
Best of Breed at the Evergreen State Shetland Sheepdog Club judged by Jean Simmonds was CH Caerleon Sunset Boulevard. The sable bitch is sired by CH Jade Mist New Sun Rising, out of CH Sunebank Madison Avenue and is bred and owned by Carolyn Vack and Wendy Mount.

06/11/06 Results: Evergreen State SSC June 8)

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June 4, 2006
Am/Can CH Elbee Fantasia Munkee Bizniz NAJ was judge Denise Cornelssen's Best of Breed at the Canadian Shetland Sheepdog Association National Specialty in Ontario on Friday, June 2. The bi-blue dog is by Am/Can CH Akirenes Aramis Bi Barkley, out of Am CH Fantasia Outrageous. He is bred by Debra Tessman and owned by Judy Decker.

06/04/06 Results: Canadian SSA National (May 30 - June 2)

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June 3, 2006
Yesterday in Wrentham, Mass., CH Genesis Forever My Lady was Barbara Thompson's Best of Breed at the Colonial Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty. The sable and white veteran bitch is by CH Tara Hill Aylmere Wild Card, out of Aylmere My Fair Lady CDX. She is bred, owned and handled by Janet Whalen.

06/03/06 Results: Colonial SSC (June 2)

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May 2006

May 28, 2006
CH Shadow Hill's Discovery was Donna Garten-Kiser's Best of Breed at the Cincinnati Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty on Friday at the Butler County Fairgrounds in Hamiltion, Ohio. The blue merle dog is by Shadow Hill's Polaris, out of Shadow Hill's Satin Pillow. He is bred and owned by Jane Hammett and Don Bright.

Yesterday, CH Integra Indelible Ink of Merridon was Barbara Alderman's Best of Breed. The tri dog is by CH Merridon Covewind Stockbroker, out of Oakcrest Integra Heaven Sent. He is bred by Pam Barnhart and Mark Lucas. He is owned by Boyd and Juanita Smith.

05/28/06 Results: Cincinnati SSC (May 26)
05/28/06 Results: Cincinnati SSC (May 27)

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May 23, 2006
CH Kambria Color Wonder was Kathy Wilkins Best of Breed at the Iowa City Shetland Sheepdog Club on May 21. He is by CH Aynsworth I Have A Dream, out of CH Homewood Hyannisport and is bred and owned by Kathy McFall.

05/20/06 Results: Iowa City SSC (May 21)

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May 22, 2006
CH Cullivoe Black Forest was Kim Schive's Best of Breed at the Iowa City Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty. The bi-black dog is by CH Apple Acres Odyssey Armani, out of Cullivoe Ocean of Blue. He is bred and owned by Debra Nordby.

05/20/06 Results: Iowa City SSC (May 20)

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May 22, 2006
CH Starrdust's New Beginning CD was Rick Thompson's Best of Breed at the Green Bay Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty. The bi-blue dog is by CH Willow Cove's Bluesman, out of CH Carloway Changin' Attitude. He is bred by Susan Christie and Carol Mazur and owned by Carol Mazur.

05/20/06 Results: Green Bay SSC (May 20)

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May 22, 2006
CH Misty Autumn's Holly Holy was Ellen Worthington's Best of Breed at the Green Bay Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty. The veteran sable bitch is by CH Stonerige Megabucks, out of Misty Autumn's Michaela. She is bred by Carolyn Kuzdas and Pat Wagner and owned by Carolyn Kuzdas and Linda Hillary.

05/20/06 Results: Green Bay SSC (May 19)

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May 20, 2006
CH Summerloves Zak Attack was Daniel Wheatcroft's Best of Breed at the Greater Kansas Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty yesterday in Gardner. He is by Daval Going My Way, out of Tikaa's Essence Of Starfall. He is owned by Rita Von Pusch and April Dunford and bred by April Dunford and Lorrie Reed.

05/20/06 Results: Greater Kansas SSC (May 19)

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May 14, 2006
CH Pop Star SS of Northern Farm was Barbara Kenealy's Best of Breed at the Western Massachusetts SSC Specialty yesterday in Westfield. The tri dog, a 2006 National Specialty Award of Merit winner, is by CH Macdega Evergreen, out of Magic Mami SS of Northern Farm. He is bred by Yuki Shimoda and owned by Alexandra Luhrs and his handler Thomas Coen.

05/13/06 Results: Western Mass. SSC (May 13)

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May 9, 2006
CH Thunderhill's War Emblem was judge Cheryl Anderson's Best of Breed last Thursday (May 4) at the Utah Shetland Sheepdog Assoication Specialty held in West Riverton. Bred and owned by Michelle and Marty Miller, he is by CH Windhover Stroke of Midnight, out of CH Thunderhill's Tempting Fate.

The club also held a specialty on Saturday (May 6) as CH Sea Haven Chasing Moonbeams was judge Joseph Molloy's Best of Breed at that show. Owned by breeder Yvonne Samuelson and Dr. David and Marcialyn Heaton, he is by CH Aynsworth Silver Moonlight, out of Sea Haven Paris Bi Night.

05/09/06 Results: Utah SSA (May 4)
05/09/06 Results: Utah SSA (May 6)

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May 7, 2006
CH Touchtone Hey Look at Me was Judge David Calderwood's Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Anchorage Speciatly in Alaska yesterday. The sable veteran bitch is by Longsine Hey Good Lookin, out of Warmwinds Make Mine Mink. She is bred and owned by Terri Morefield, Susan Parsons and Nancy Aitchison.

05/07/06 Results: SSC of Anchorage (May 6)

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May 4, 2006
The photographer's proofs from the 2006 ASSA National Specialty in Virginia Beach are available online at www.mikefineonline.com

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April 2006

April 29, 2006
Today at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in
Virginia Beach, Virginia, Bev Klassen handled Am/Can CH Laureate Santana, ROMC, to Best of Breed at the The American Shetland Sheepdog Association's 74th Annual Specialty Show and Futurity Stakes under judge Melanie Williams. The sable merle dog is by Am/Can Ch. Laureate Laredo, ROMC, out of Nationview Murphy Brown. He is bred by Kim Aston and Peter Culumovic and owned by Denise Cornelssen.

Photos of the first place winners appear courtesy of Mike Fine, the ASSA show photographer.

04/25/06 Results and Schedule of Classes
04/24/06 Results: ASSA Futurity (April 24)

April 24, 2006
The Northwest Louisiana Shetland Sheepdog Club hosted its specialties Friday and Saturday at the Bossier Civic Center in Bossier City. CH Sumerlove Zak Attack swept the Best of Breed award both days under judges Doris Towne Robinson and Carmen Leonard. The sable dog is sired by Daval Going My Way, out of Tikaa's Essence of Starfall. He is bred by Lorrie Reed and owner April Dunford. He is co-owned with Rita Von Pusch.

04/24/06 Results: NW Louisiana SSC (April 21)
04/24/06 Results: NW Louisiana SSC (April 22)

April 19, 2006
CH Caerleon Sunset Boulevard was judge Jane Howard's Best of Breed at the Interstate Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty in Harrisburg, Penn., on Sunday. The sable bitch is by CH Jade Mist New Sun Rising, out of CH Sunebank Madison Avenue. She is bred and owned by Caroline Vack and Wendy Mount.

04/19/06 Results: Interstate SSC (Apr.16)

April 16, 2006
CH Pop Star SS of Northern Farm was Best of Breed yesterday under judge Barbara Kenealy at the Harrisburg Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty en route to Group 1 and Best In Show. Fresh off his BOB win under judge Daniel Wheatcroft and eventual Group 1 on Friday, the tri dog took the top honor under the bright lights of Animal Planet's television production crew. He is sired by CH Macdega Evergreen, out of Jap. Ch Magic Mami SS of Northern Farm, bred by Yuki Shimoda and owned by Alexandra Luhrs and his handler, Thomas Coen.

04/16/06 Results: Harrisburg SSC (Apr.15)
04/15/06 Results: Harrisburg SSC (Apr.14)

April 11, 2006
CH Westpointe's Silhouette was awarded back-to-back Best of Breed wins this past weekend by judges Glenda Henson and Katie Gammill at the Greater Spokane Shetland Sheepdog Club specialty shows. The veteran bitch is sired by CH Bonnyville Fairfax Nighthawk, out of CAN CH Fairfax Westpointe's Solitaire. She is bred and owned by Linda Poirier.

04/11/06 Results: Greater Spokane SSC (Apr. 9)
04/11/06 Results: Greater Spokane SSC (Apr. 8)

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April 11, 2006
CH Stonerhaven Samurai was awarded Best of Breed by judge Linda More at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Ft. Worth. He is sired by
CH Barkleys SS Pajero Jr. and is out of Stonerhaven Femme Fatale NA, NAJ. He was bred by Robert and Christina Stoner and is owned by Guy and Thelma Mauldin.

04/11/06 Results: SSC of Greater Ft. Worth (Apr. 9)

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April 11, 2006
CH Tara Hill To A Wild Rose was awarded Best of Breed by judge Gayle Eads at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Ft. Worth. She is sired by CH Hannalore Homerun, out of Dan Dee Tara Hill Country Charm. She was bred by Valerie Daniels and Bonnie Smith and is owned by D. Eckenroth, K. Schmutz and B. Smith.

04/11/06 Results: SSC of Greater Ft. Worth (Apr. 8)

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April 10, 2006
Yesterday in Stirling, NJ, CH Valdawn Shaizach Sovereign was awarded Best of Breed by judge Janet Turnage Nahikian at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Northern New Jersey. The sable dog is sired by CH Star Bell JP Boyd, out of Valdawns Morning Star. He was bred by Kathleen and Herbert Searle and is owned by Rebecca Goldberg and Kerry Newcomb.

04/10/06 Results: SSC of Northern New Jersey


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April 10, 2006
Saturday in New Lenox, Illinois, CH Integra Indelible Ink Of Merridon was judge Joyce Van Kirk's choice for Best of Breed at the Interlocking Shetland Sheepdog Club of Monee. The tri dog is by CH Meridon Covewind Stockbroker, out of Oakcrest Integra Heaven Sent. He is bred by Pamela Barnhart and Mark Lucas and owned by Boyd and Juanita Smith.

04/10/06 Results: Interlocking SSC of
Monee (April 8)

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April 10, 2006
Saturday in Hamden, Connecticut, CH Classy's Tresta Torment was judge Larry Brunner's selection as Best of Breed at the Tri State Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty. The sable dog is by CH Jade Mist Memorandum, out of CH Bertlin Tamara's Illusion. He is bred by Francine Larent and owned by Mary Couzens.

04/10/06 Results: Tri State SSC (April 8)

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April 8, 2006
Yesterday in Charlotte, North Carolina, CH Caerleon Sunset Boulevard was judge Jean Simmonds' selection as Best of Breed at the Greater Charlotte Shetland Sheepdog Club. The sable bitch is sired by CH Jade Mist New Sun Rising, out of CH Sunebank Madison Avenue. She is bred and owned by Carolyn Vack and Wendy Mount.

04/08/06 Results: Greater Charlotte SSC (April 7)

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April 8, 2006
Yesterday in New Lenox, Illinois, CH Integra Indelible Ink Of Merridon was judge Dr. Albert Bianchi's Best of Breed Winner at the Interlocking Shetland Sheepdog Club of Monee. The tri dog is by CH Meridon Covewind Stockbroker, out of Oakcrest Integra Heaven Sent. He is bred by Pamela Barnhart and Mark Lucas and owned by Boyd and Juanita Smith.

04/08/06 Results: Interlocking SSC of
Monee (April 7)

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April 8, 2006
Yesterday in Hamden, Connecticut, CH Genesis Forever My Lady was judge Linda More's selection as Best of Breed at the Tri State Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty. The sable veteran bitch is by CH Tara Hill Aylmere Wild Card, out of Aylmere My Fair Lady CDX. She is bred and owned by Janet Whalen.

04/08/06 Results: Tri State SSC (April 7)

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April 3, 2006
Judge Kim Schive awarded CH Marikohill Sunblest Captiva Best of Breed at the Central Indiana Shetland Sheepdog Club on April 2. The sable bitch is by CH Macdega Sausalito, out of Sunblest Shannara Sensation. She is bred by Alexandra Luhrs and Bonnie and Ted Nieman and is owned by Alexandra Luhrs. She was handled to this win by Julie Desy.

04/03/06 Results: Central Indiana SSC (April 2)

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April 3, 2006
Judge Daniel Wheatcroft awarded CH Marikohill Sunblest Captiva Best of Breed at the Central Indiana Shetland Sheepdog Club on April 1. The sable bitch is by CH Macdega Sausalito, out of Sunblest Shannara Sensation. She is bred by Alexandra Luhrs and Bonnie and Ted Nieman and is owned by Alexandra Luhrs. She was handled to this win by Julie Desy.

04/03/06 Results: Central Indiana SSC (April 1)

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April 3, 2006
Yesterday at the Sacramento Valley Shetland Sheepdog Club, judge Nioma Coen awarded CH Westar Krystalyn Imagination Best of Breed. The sable bitch is sired by CH Westar's Dioneecio, out of Krystalyn Westar Magic Dream. She is bred by her owner/handler Mark Hersman and is co-owned with Yvonne Defreitas.

04/03/06 Results: Sacramento Valley SSC (April 2)

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April 1, 2006
Today at the Sacramento Valley Shetland Sheepdog Club, judge Thomas Coen awarded CH Westar Krystalyn Imagination Best of Breed. The sable bitch is sired by CH Westar's Dioneecio, out of Krystalyn Westar Magic Dream. She is bred by her owner/handler Mark Hersman and is co-owned with Yvonne Defreitas.

04/01/06 Results: Sacramento Valley SSC (April 1)

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March 2006

March 31, 2006
The veteran dog, CH Bronwyn Vuitton was awarded Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Southern California by judge Roz Durham. He is sired by CH Macdega Tiburon, out of Glencorry State of the Art. He is bred by Geoffrey and Margaret Browne and owned by John and Cendy McVoy.

03/31/06 Results: SSC of S. California (3/26)

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March 31, 2006
Icon Drops of Jupiter was awarded Best of Breed from the classes at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Southern California by judge Barbara Curry. He is sired by CH Sea Haven Chasing Moonbeams, out of CH LaurelGlen Icon Rising Star. He is bred and owned by Sharon Sampson.

03/31/06 Results: SSC of S. California (3/25)

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March 28, 2006
Okie's 'N Designer Blue Jeans was judge Roderick Thompson's selection as Best of Breed from the classes at the Trinity Valley Shetland Sheepdog Club in Fort Worth, Texas. She is by CH Rodnstaff Love Conquers All, out of CH Okie's Ice Princess. She is bred and owned by Janet and Jim Belcher.

03/28/06 Results: Trinity Valley SSC (March 24)

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March 20, 2006
CH Kylene Eden The Dragon Slayer was judge Anne Foreman's selection as Best of Breed last Thursday at the Kentuckiana Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty in Louisville. The sable dog is by CH Halstor Cindahope Trueheart, out of CH Eden Lakeside's Advantage. He is owned by his breeeders Lenore Patrick and Kathy Dziegiel as well as Mary Bulens and Karen Hannah.

03/20/06 Results: Kentuckiana SSC (March 16)

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March 20, 2006
Tammie Gabrielson handled CH Westar Krystalyn Imagination to Best of Breed under judge Kim Schive yesterday at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Tucson Specialty in Tucson, Arizona. The sable bitch, a move up from Saturday's competition is by CH Westar's Dioneecio, out of Krystalyn Westar Magic Dream. She is owned by Yvonne DeFreitas and her breeder Mark Hersman.

03/20/06 Results: SSC of Gr. Tucson (March 19)

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March 18, 2006
Tammie Gabrielson handled CH SeaHaven Chasing Moonbeams to Best of Breed under judge Cathi Gorman today at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Tucson Specialty in Tucson, Arizona. The bi-blue dog is by CH Aynsworth Silver Moonlight, out of Sea Haven Paris Bi Night. He is owned by his breeder Yvonne Samuelson and Dr. David and Marcialyn Heaton

03/18/06 Results: SSC of Gr. Tucson (March 18)

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March 18, 2006
CH Caerleon Sunset Boulevard was judge Linda Millman's selection as Best of Breed today in Havre de Grace, Maryland at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Baltimore Specialty. The sable bitch is by CH Jade Mist New Sun Rising, out of CH Sunebank Madison Avenue. She is bred and owned by Carolyn Vack and Wendy Mount.

03/18/06 Results: SSC of Gr. Baltimore (March 18)

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March 18, 2006
CH Neahm's Kiss Me Kate was judge Linda More's selection as Best of Breed yesterday at the Kentuckiana Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty in Louisville. The sable bitch was sired by CH Ilemist As You Like It, out of CH McCarthy's Irish Eyes. She is bred and owned by Walt and Mary Christiansen and Virginia Robinson.

03/18/06 Results: Kentuckiana SSC (March 17)

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March 17, 2006
CH Caerleon Sunset Boulevard was judge Dana Cline's selection as Best of Breed today in Havre de Grace, Maryland at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Baltimore Specialty. The sable bitch is by CH Jade Mist New Sun Rising, out of CH Sunebank Madison Avenue. She is bred and owned by Carolyn Vack and Wendy Mount.

03/17/06 Results: SSC of Gr. Baltimore (March 17)

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March 15, 2006
Please be advised that there is a judge change for The Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Baltimore on Friday, March 17, 2006. Mr. Dana Cline will be replacing Roz Durham for regular class judging.

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March 14, 2006
CH Cinnabar Foxglove In Hi Gear was awarded Best of Breed by judge Daniel Wheatcroft at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Hawaii on Sunday, March 12. He is by CH Foxglove Chances Are, out of CH Foxglove Cinnabar Carrera. He is bred and owned by Nola Chock, Carolyn Ing and Kim Schive.

03/14/06 Results: SSC of Hawaii (March 12)

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March 14, 2006
CH Caerleon Sunset Boulevard was awarded Best of Breed by judge Brian Cleveland at the Potomac Valley Shetland Sheepdog Club on Sunday, March 12. The sable bitch is by CH Jade Mist New Sun Rising, out of CH Sunebank Madison Avenue. She is bred and owned by Carolyn Vack and Wendy Mount

03/14/06 Results: Potomac Valley SSC (March 12)

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March 11, 2006
Yesterday in Point of Rocks, Maryland, CH Domaine's Daily Double was Dr. Robert Carpenter's selection for Best of Breed at the Potomac Valley Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty. The sable dog is by CH Winslow Artful Dodger, out of CH Domaine's Debut. He is bred and owned by Donald and Deborah Miller.

03/11/06 Results: Potomac Valley SSC (March 11)

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March 6, 2006
Yesterday in West Palm Beach, Florida, CH Marikohill Sunblest Captiva was Barbara Linden's Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Southeast Florida Specialty. The sable bitch was sired by CH Macdega Sausalito, out of Sunblest Shannara Sensation. She was bred by Bonnie and Ted Nieman and her owner Alexandra Luhrs.

03/06/06 Results: SSC of SE Florida (March 5)

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March 4, 2006
Today in West Palm Beach, Florida, Shadow Hill's Challenger One won the Open Black Class en route to Winners Dog, Best of WInners and eventually Best of Breed under judge Lynette Saltzman at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Southeast Florida Specialty. He was sired by CH Aynsworth I Have A Dream, out of CH Shadow Hill's Satin and Silk. She was bred by owner Janet Hammett and Don Bright. She is co-owned with Jocy and Darlene Lisk.

03/04/06 Results: SSC of SE Florida (March 4)

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March 4, 2006
The sable CH Misty Autumn's Holly Holy won Best of Breed at the Greater Milwaukee Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty in West Allis, Wisconsin yesterday under judge Jean Simmonds. The Veteran Bitch was sired by CH Stoneridge Megabucks, out of Misty Autumn's Michaela. She is owned by her breeder Carolyn Kuzdas and Linda Hillary.

03/04/06 Results: Gr. Milwaukee SSC (March 3)

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March 4, 2006
CH Shiloh's Run Around Sue won Best of Breed yesterday under judge Glenda Henson at the Greater St. Louis Shetland Sheepdog Specialty in East Belleville, Illinois. The sable bitch was sired by CH Stoneridge Slick Fifty, out of CH Shiloh's Rendition. She was bred by her owner, Vickie Hutchinson.

03/04/06 Results: Gr. St. Louis SSC (March 3)

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February 2006

February 27, 2006
CH Summerloves Zak Attack was awarded back-to-back Best of Breed wins at the Tallahassee Area Shetland Sheepdog Association specialties under judges Barbara and Roderick Thompson. The sable dog was sired by Daval Going My Way, out of Tikaa's Essence Of Starfall. He was bred by Lorrie Reed and April Dunford and is owned by Rita Von Pusch and April Dunford.

02/27/06 Results: Tallahassee Area Shetland Sheepdog Association (Feb. 26)
02/27/06 Results: Tallahassee Area Shetland Sheepdog Association (Feb. 25)

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February 27, 2006
CH Neahm's Kiss Me Kate completed her sweep of the Central Ohio Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialties on Sunday by winning Best of Breed under judge Guy Jeavons. She was also the Breed winner on Saturday under judge Mark McMillan. The sable bitch was sired by CH Ilemist As You Like It, out of CH McCarthy's Irish Eyes. She is bred and owned by Walt and Mary Christiansen and Virginia Robinson.

02/27/06 Results: Central Ohio SSC (Feb. 26)
02/26/06 Results: Central Ohio SSC (Feb. 25)

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February 21, 2006
Best of Breed at the Des Moines Shetland Sheepdog club judged by Murrel Purkhiser was the sable dog, CH Kylene Eden The Dragonslayer. He is by CH Halstor Cindahope Trueheart, out of CH Eden Lakeside's Advantage. He was bred by Lenore Patrick and Kathy Dziegiel and is owned by the breeders and M. Bulens and K. Hannah.

02/21/06 Results: Des Moines SSC (Feb.18)

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February 19, 2006
CH Marikohill Sunblest Captiva was judge Kim Schive's Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Spartanburg in Greenville, South Carolina. The sable bitch was sired by CH Macdega Sausalito, out of Sunblest Shannara Sensation. She was bred by Bonnie and Ted Nieman and her owner Alexandra Luhrs.

02/19/06 Results: Shetland Sheepdog Club of Spartanburg (Feb. 19)

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February 18, 2006
Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Northern California judged by Rosemary Petter was CH Sea Haven's Ballet Slippers. The sable bitch is by Primo The Scottsman out of Sea Haven Fancy Footwork O' Primo. She is bred by Johanna Primeaux and Yvonne Samuelson and is owned by Yvonne Samuelson. She was handled to this win by Tammie Gabrielson.

02/18/06 Results: Shetland Sheepdog Club of Northern California (Feb. 18)

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February 13, 2006
On Saturday, February 11, judge Dr. Albert Bianchi
awarded CH Sandcastle Centerstage Best of Breed at the Santiago Shetland Sheepdog Club in Anaheim, California. He was sired by CH Bronwyn Vuitton, out of Sandcastle Centerfold. He was bred by Kurt and Cathy Meek and is owned by Robin Boston

On Sunday at the Santiago Shetland Sheepdog Club judge Dr. William K. Brokken awarded the move up, O'Scotia Ohana's Windtalker, Best of Breed. He was sired by Ch. Daval Pennant Race, out of O'Scotia Echos in the Wind. He was bred by Willa Gregory and is owned by Linda McCoard and Willa Gregory.

02/13/06 Results:Santiago SSC (Feb. 11)
02/13/06 Results:Santiago SSC (Feb. 12)

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February 13, 2006
On Saturday, February 11, judge Wendy Mount awarded Sunset That's Jazz Best of Breed from the classes at the Alamo Area Shetland Sheepdog Club. He was sired by CH Serenity's White Lightning, out of Solaire Fleur De Lis. He was bred by Suzanne Healy, Kathleen Schmutz and Denise Eckenroth and is owned by Kathleen Schmutz and Denise Eckenroth

On Sunday at the Alamo Area Shetland Sheepdog Club judge Brian Cleveland awarded Stonerhaven Samurai Best of Breed from the classes.
He was sired by CH Barkley's SS Pajero Junior CD, out of Stonerhaven Femme Fatale NA, NAJ. He was bred by Robert and Christina Stoner and is owned by Guy and Thelma Mauldin

02/13/06 Results: Alamo Area SSC (Feb. 11)
02/13/06 Results: Alamo Area SSC (Feb. 12)

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February 13, 2006
CH Grandhill Chartin New Design won back-to-back Best of Breed Awards over the weekend in Portsmouth, Virginia at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Tidewater Specialty under judge Glenda Henson and at the Central Virginia Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty under judge Joseph Molloy. The veteran bitch was sired by Grandhill Clint Eastwood, out of Grandhill Peaches and Cream. She was bred by Susan and James Stewart and owned by Bill and Dawn Phillips.

02/13/06 Results: SSC of Tidewater (Feb. 11)
02/13/06 Results: Central Virginia SSC (Feb. 12)

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February 6, 2006
Am/Can CH Laureate Santana, ROMC, was judge Tom Coen's Best of Breed at the Alberta Shetland Sheepdog and Collie Association Specialty in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on February 4. The sable and white dog was sired by Am/Can CH Laureate Laredo, out of Nationview Murphy Brown. He was bred by Kim Aston and Peter Culumovic and owned by Denise Cornelssen.

02/06/06 Results: Alberta Shetland Sheepdog and Collie Association (Feb. 4)

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February 6, 2006
Michon Freeze Frame emerged from the classes as judge Mark Lucas' Winners Bitch, Best of Winners and Best of Breed at the Tampa Bay Area Shetland Sheepdog Specialty on Feb. 5. The BOB winner was sired by Michon Jokes On Me, out of Avondale A Current Affair. She is owned by her breeders, Michelle and John Swope.

02/06/06 Results: Tampa Bay Area Shetland Sheepdog Club (Feb. 5)

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February 6, 2006
Wildwind High Velocity went Winners Dog, Best of Winners and Best of Breed to finish under judge Harriet Smith at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Austin Specialty on Feb. 5. He was sired by CH Musical Prophecy, out of Wildwind Memory Lane. He owned by his breeder, Diana Cuellar.

02/06/06 Results: Shetland Sheepdog Club of Austin (Feb. 5)

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February 6, 2006
CH Kismet's A Walk In The Clouds was judge Bonnie Smith's selection as Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Austin Specialty on Feb. 4. The blue dog was sired by CH Kismets Talisman II, out of CH Kismets Gabrielle. He was bred by Cherie Virden and Guy and Thelma Mauldin. He is owned by Jim Medley and Guy Mauldin. Diana Rockwell handled him to the win.

02/06/06 Results: Shetland Sheepdog Club of Austin (Feb. 4)

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February 6, 2006
CH Cathance Winter Song was judge Judy Kelsey's selection as Best of Breed at the Mid Arizona Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty in Scottsdale on February 5. She was sired by CH Dury Voe Wintergreen, out of Cathance Carmylie Theme Song. She is owned by her breeder, Lynda Bernier.

02/06/06 Results: Mid Arizona Shetland Sheepdog Club (Feb. 5)

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February 6, 2006
CH Homewood Hoopla was judge Jean Simmonds' selection as Best of Breed at the Mid Arizona Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty in Scottsdale on February 4. He was sired by CH Pop Star SS Of Northern Farm, out of Homewood Motion To Strike. He owned by his breeders, Carl and Patty Skinner.

02/06/06 Results: Mid Arizona Shetland Sheepdog Club (Feb. 4)

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February 6, 2006
CH Topshelf Short Stop was judge Barbara Kenealy's selection as Best of Breed at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Georgia in Atlanta on Saturday, Feb. 4. The sable bitch was sired by CH Hannelore Home Run, out of CH Topshelf Victoria Secret. She is owned by breeder Beverly Polisseni, Sue Miller, and Mona Hartwig.

02/06/06 Results: Shetland Sheepdog Club of Georgia (Feb. 4)

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February 6, 2006
CH Playland Dallas Cowboy was judge Sandra MacIntosh Feret's selection as Best of Breed at the Mid Florida Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty in Lakeland, Florida on Saturday, Feb. 4. The sable dog was sired by CH Playland Ravenscourt Connection, out of Playland Scratch N' Win. He was bred by owner Cindy Bays and Lisa Bays.

02/06/06 Results: Mid Florida Shetland Sheepdog Club (Feb. 4)

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February 6, 2006
CH Carloway Coronado was judge Gayle Eads selection as Best of Breed at the Chicagoland Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty in Cary, Illinois on Sunday, February 5. The sable and white dog was sired by CH Willow Cove's Wild Card, out of CH Voyager Carloway By The Sea. He was bred by owner Susan Christie and Brian Cleveland.

02/06/06 Results: Chicagoland Shetland Sheepdog Club (Feb. 5)

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February 6, 2006
CH Misty Autumn's Holly Holy was judge Shelly Roos' selection as Best of Breed at the Chicagoland Shetland Sheepdog Club Specialty in Cary, Illinois on Saturday, February 4. The Veteran Bitch was sired by CH Stoneridge Megabucks, out of Misty Autumn's Michaela. She is owned by her breeder Carolyn Kuzdas and Linda Hillary.

02/06/06 Results: Chicagoland Shetland Sheepdog Club (Feb. 4)

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February 4, 2006
The February issue of the AKC Gazette reports that Bernadette Biasi of Lafayette, Penn., has completed her provisional assignments and has been added to the list of regular approved judges. As part of its wrap up of the Eukanuba National Championship, the magazine has a photo of the Group Two award winning Ch. Pop Star SS of Northern Farms and a brief feature on the dog and Norwood Kennels' Alexandra Luhrs.

January 2006

January 31, 2006
Kismet's Arabella was awarded Best of Breed from the classes for five points at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Houston under judge Lynette Saltzman. She is by CH Barkley's SS Pajero Junior, out of Kismet's The Reason Why . She was bred by Clyde and Suzie Little and Guy and Thelma Mauldin. She is owned by Daniel and Allana Hemenway and Guy and Thelma Mauldin.

01/31/06 Results: Shetland Sheepdog Club of Houston (Jan. 29)

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January 30, 2006
Kismet's Rivendell Acclaim was awarded Best of Breed from the classes at the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Houston under judge Marcia Bittner. He is by CH Kismet's Anniversary Gift, out of CH Sandance Shadowbox. He was bred by Diana Rockwell and Guy Mauldin and is owned by Guy Mauldin and Diana Rockwell.

01/30/06 Results: Shetland Sheepdog Club of Houston (Jan. 28)

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January 30, 2006
Stonerhaven Samurai was awarded Best of Breed from the classes at the Shoreline Shetland Sheepdog Club of Baytown under judge Stanley Saltzman. He is by CH Barkley's SS Pajero Junior, out of Stonerhaven Femme Fatale NA NAJ. He was bred by Robert and Christina Stoner and is owned by Guy and Thelma Mauldin.

01/30/06 Results: Shoreline Shetland Sheepdog Club of Baytown (Jan. 27)

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January 10, 2006
CH Jewel's Lady In The Garden was awarded Best of Breed at the Lochland Shetland Sheepdog Club under judge Janet Turnage Nahikian. She is by CH Romayne's Sportin' Legacy, out of CH Romayne's Touch Of Jewels. She was bred by Donna Nelson and George and Tatsuko Danforth and is owned by Donna and Nicholas Nelson.

01/10/06 Results: Lochland Shetland Sheepdog Club

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January 9, 2006
Playland Rydin On The Edge was awarded Best of Breed from the classes at the Jacksonville Shetland Sheepdog Club under judge Wendy Mount. The Open Sable dog is by CH Playland Ravenscourt Connection, out of Playlands Scratch and Win. He is bred and owned by Cindy and Lisa Bays.

01/09/06 Results: Jacksonville Shetland Sheepdog Club

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