As of July 22, 2013
Spirit is 11 points from her Bronze level Grand Championship
and has been ranked for most of 2013. She has enjoyed multiple BOB in 2013
and I have enjoyed being on the other end of the lead for 85 of those points.
Love showing my happy girl!
Ricco becomes a new CHAMPION
on June 23, 2013
at the age of 12 months, 2 days, finishing with all majors in three shows!!
(All out of Bred By)
2013 Nationals, Loveland
Ricco, 11 months
What a memorable specialty for
Spirit takes a 3rd in Brood Bitch, with pups Ricco and Kuna.
No pics as Mom was in standing heat, yikes, can't believe the boys could focus long enough to show!
Sweepstakes, Kuna gets a 4th in Sweeps,
9-12 month, with brother Ricco right behind him (pity there was no 5th ribbon,
Futurity, Kuna gets a 2nd in his class for 9-12 months
9-12 month Dog, Kuna gets a 3rd placement. Thank you Heather Bremmer for showing Kuna to perfection!
Ricco gets a 1st in Amatueur Owner Handler, woo hoo!
Many, Many wins and pics in 2013 but the hour is late!
I will post more as time allows.
January 12 and 13, 2013, Winnegamie and
Oshkosh Kennel Clubs
Spirit goes Select Bitch for two - 3 pt majors over Specials both days
Ricco gets a blue both days in 6-9 puppy
Thank you to Judge Dr. Wanda V Spediacci
January 6th, 2013 - Land O Lakes Kennel
Spirit goes Best Of Breed for a 5 pt major over specials, and makes the cut in Group.
Great way to start the new year!
Kuna gets another blue ribbon in 6-9 mo! Ricco gets a red in BBE against adults (-:
January 5th, 2013 - Land O Lakes Kennel
Spirit gets BOS for another 4 pt major over specials
Kuna gets his first blue ribbon in 6-9 mo!
January 4th, 2013 - Northstar Working
Spirit gets BOS for a 4 pt major over specials
Ricco gets his first blue ribbon in BBE, 6 months old!
December 8-9, 2012 - Granite City Kennel Club
Spirit gets BOS both days!
2012 - Minneapolis Kennel Club
Spirit gets Select Bitch, 3 pt major
October 5, 2012 - Wright Co Kennel Club
Spirit gets Select Bitch, 3 pt major, just 3.5 months after having puppies
August 24th, BMDCGTC Regional Specialty
Mojo wins Stud dog class. First time in the ring after 2.5 yrs off. He showed like a rock star!
Taking a break for puppy time!
May 12, 2012 - Indianhead Kennel Club
Maddie gets her first point and BOS
May 13, 2012 - Indianhead Kennel Club
Nora gets another point and BOS
May 6, 2012 - Badger Kennel Club
Nora goes W/BW/OS
March 4, 2012 - Wisconsin Kennel Club
Spirit goes Best of Breed
thank you to Judge Linda C Krukar
Spirit will now take a break from the show ring until late fall.
March 3, 2012 - WI Back-To-Back
Maddie is 2nd in her class, 12-15 month Sweeps
and 4th in her class the other day
Spirit finishes her Grand
February 19, 2012 - Cyclone Country KC
Spirit goes BOS for a 2 pts and Finishes her Grand Championship!
with five 4-pt majors over specials, one 3 pt major and 2 pts.
thank you to Judge Nancy Liebes
Maddie places 2nd in her class,12-18 month puppy
February 18, 2012 - Cyclone Country KC
Spirit goes BOS for a 3 pt major
thank you to Judge Gladstone
Maddie wins her class in 12-18 month puppy
Nov. 20, 2011 - Mpls Kennel Club
Spirit goes Best of Breed for her FIFTH 4pt. GCH Major (all five majors over specials)
Thank you to Judge Patricia Leakey Brenner
Nov. 19, 2011 - Mpls Kennel Club
Spirit goes Best of Breed for her fourth 4pt. GCH Major
Thank you to Judge Sharol Candice Way
Spirit's back to back Best of Breed, Mpls Kennel Club
She now has five- 4 pt majors (all over Specials) toward her Grand Championship!
Sept. 10, 2011 - Evergreen KC, Greeley, CO
Spirit goes Select Bitch, for her third 4 pt GCH Major
Nora was 1st in the Bred By class
Sept. 9, 2011 - BMDCR Specialty, Greeley, CO
Monte wins BOS in Sweeps!
Monte wins 1st in 6-9 mo Regular puppy!
Congrats to Glenn and Debbie Hotze.
Spirit finishes with a 5 pt Major at the BMDCGTC Specialty!
Aug. 26, 2011 - BMDCGTC Regional
Spirit goes Winner, Best of Winner, Best of Opposite for a 5 pt major and finished her Championship in style!
A big thank you to Breeder/Judge Mark Milligan for this special win
and to Christy Heiman for showing Spirit to perfection.
takes in 1st in Reg.Puppy 6-9 and
also a 3rd in Sweeps 6-9 month
We will let her mature a bit and just be a puppy for a while!
Aug. 27, 2011 - St Croix Valley KC
Spirit takes BOS for her first Grand Championship Major, 4 pt
Thank you to Judge Gary Basset
Aug. 28, 2011 - St Croix Valley KC
Spirit takes BOS for a third day for her second GCH Major, 4 pt
Thank you to Judge Vern Harvey
Aug. 19, 2011 - Marshfield KC
Maddie gets her first Reserve Winner out of the 6-9 mo. class, at 6 months of age!
Aug. 20, 2011 - Marshfield KC
Nora gets a Reserve Winner out of the BBE class
Aug.11, 2011 -Manitoba Canine
Spirit takes Winner, Best of Winner and BOS for 1 pt, toward her CKC CH
Aug. 12, 2011 - Manitoba Canine Association
Spirit takes Winner, Best of Winner and BOS for 2 pts, toward her CKC CH
Aug. 7, 2011 - Coulee Kennel Club
Nora takes RW out of BBE
Duluth Kennel Club, Duluth, MN - a very memorable weekend!
Special thank you to Christy Heiman for showing Spirit to perfection.
July 14, Spirit WB, for 1 pt
July 15, Spirit W/BW/BOS , for 2 pts
July 16, Spirit W/BW/BOS , 3 point major, thank you to Judge James R White
July 17, Spirit W/BOS, for 2 pts
July 16, Nora BBY and Reserve to a Major (to her sisters Major)!
July 16, Maddie, B-Match 1st in puppy 3-6 month
Oh yes, we did celebrate!
Lake Minnetonka Kennel Club, Jordan, MN,
June 11, 2011
Nora goes Winners Bitch, from the Bred By class, and BOS, for 2 points!
Nora here at 23 months
Key City Kennel Club, St.
Peter, MN, May 2011
Maddie gets a Group 3, Best of Breed Puppy in B Match, age 3 months
We will start back in the ring this summer. Spirit and I enjoyed our winter's rest following her litter 2-2011.
Coulee Kennel Club, Spirit - Best of Breed
BMDCNI Regional Specialty, Spirit was
2nd in Open Class.
Sunday, October24, 2010
St Croix Valley Kennel Club, Inc.
Saturday, August 28, 2010, Reserve to a major (4 pt)
St Croix Valley Kennel Club, Inc.
Sunday, August 29, 2010, Reserve to a major (5 pt)
Coulee Kennel Club, Inc.
Saturday, August 7, 2010
Spirit - Winners, Best of Winners, Best of Breed
Thank you to Judge Houston (Toddie) Clark
Key City Kennel Club, St.
Peter, MN, May 30, 2010
Spirit - Winners/Best of Winners
Thank you to Judge Marcia Feld
2010 BMDCA National Specialty, May 10-15, 2010
Spirit made first cut in Open Bitch
Nora made first cut in 9-12 Puppy Bitch
Thank you to Judge Debbie Wilkins
Spirit's littermate Alpenspirits
Remember Me "James" went Winners Dog at 2010 BMDCA National Specialty.
Congratulations to Spirit's breeders, Mylene Turbide and Kimberly Elksnis.
Spirit with handler Jeni West Nora with upcoming handler and new friend Melissa
Indianhead Kennel Club,
Spirit, Major Reserve, 2nd time in ring.
Mojo finishes with three 4-point majors!
Back to back 4 point majors, what a weekend!
Cyclone Country Kennel Club of Ames, Feb 21, 2010
Thank you to Judge Paul Willhauck, 3rd - 4 pt major and his Championship points!
Thanks for the memorable weekend Jeni!
Cyclone Country Kennel Club of Ames, Feb 20, 2010
Thank you to Judge Janice Provenzano, 2nd - 4 pt major
Best of Winners
Skokie Valley Kennel Club, December 19, 2009, Winners Dog, Best of Winners, 1st - 4 pt Major
Thank you to Judge Nancy Liebes
Expertly presented by Jennifer West
Granite City Kennel Club, December 4, 2009, Winners
Granite City Kennel Club, December 5, 2009, Winners Dog, BOS
Minneapolis Kennel Club, November 21, 2009, Winners
Thank you to Judge Dr. Klaus Anselm
Reserve Winners November 22
Mojo 20 months
Northstar Working Group, August 24, 2009, Winners Dog
Thank you to Judge Ms. Lew Olson
Handled by Jennifer West
St. Croix Kennel Club,
August 22, Major Reserve
Thank you to Judge Adrian w Woodfork
Handled by Jennifer West
Land O'Lakes Kennel Club,
January 5, 2009, Major Reserve
Thank you to Judge Roger R. Hartinger
Beautifully handled by Christie Heiman
Lake Minnetonka Kennel Club, June 6, Reserve Winner
Spirit was entered in a Sanction B Match at the Mpls. Kennel
Club show and showed like
she had done it her whole life. Her tail wagged the entire time in the ring.
I look forward to beginning her show career once all the paperwork is in order!
Spirit took a Group One placement and made it into the
BIS Puppy ring at the Seiger show on November 14,
It was her first time in a ring.
L- Mpls. Kennel Club, November 8, 2008, Winners Dog
Mpls. Kennel Club, November 9, Reserve Winner
R-Coulee Kennel Club,
August 8, 2008, -Winners Dog/BO
Coulee Kennel Club, August 9 - Winners Dog/BW/BO
Mojo takes a Group Three Placement, in
Puppy, age 11 months
Seiger show, Hutchinson, MN
Mojo earns his National and International UCI Champion Jugend (puppy) Titles.
Mojo takes a Group Two Placement, in both
shows in Puppy Class, age 5 1/2 months
IABCA, Hutchinson, MN
May 10, Seiger show, Hutchinson, MN
Show one: first in Babyklasse, Best of Breed, Group Two win
Show two: first in Babyklasse, Best of Breed, Group Two win
Ozzie takes Winners Dog
at the St. Croix Kennel Club Show
August 25, 2007 for a three point major
Expertly handled by Christie Heiman
Best of Breed, Duluth Kennel Club, July 15, 2007
Minneapolis Kennel Club
November 18, first, 12-18 puppy, Winners Dog, Best of Winners
November 19, second, 12-18 puppy
Land O'Lakes, St. Paul, MN
January 6, first, 12-18 puppy
January 7, first, 12-18 puppy, Reserve Winners
May 20 & 21, 2007, Seiger show, Hutchinson, MN
May 21, show one: first in open, Best of Breed
May 21, show two: first in open, Best of Breed
May 22, show three: first in open, Best of Breed
May 22, show four: first in open
International Champion Title
Key City Kennel Club
May 27, first, first in Open, Reserve Winners
Cambridge Kennel Club
June 23, second in Open, Reserve Winners
Duluth Kennel Club
July 14, second in Open, Reserve Winners
July 15, first in Open, Winners Dog, BOW, Best Of Breed
St. Croix Valley
August 25, First in Open, Winners Dog, for a three point major
Rochester Kennel Club
first in Open, Winners Dog
Ozzie shown by handler Christie Heiman , Minneapolis Kennel Club Show, November 2006
Best of Winners
April 15, BMDCA-Twin Cities SwissFun Match
first, puppy 9-12; Winners Dog
May 3-6, National Specialty
no ribbons but loads of fun
May 20-21, Seiger show, Hutchinson, MN
May 20, show one: first in Jugend 9-14, Best of Breed Puppy, 2nd in group
May 20, show two: first in Jugend 9-14, Best of Breed Puppy, 3rd in group
May 21, show three: first in Jugend 9-14, Best of Breed Puppy, 2nd in group
May 21, show four: first in Jugend 9-14, Best of Breed Puppy, 3rd in group
National Jugend Title, International Jugend Title, JA
June 3-4, Indianhead, Kennel Club, Eau Claire, WI
June 3, first, 9-12 puppy, Reserve Winners
June 4, first, 9-12 puppy, Reserve Winners
June 22-25, Anoka Co & Cambridge Kennel Club, Cambridge, MN
June 22, second, 9-12 puppy
June 23, first, 9-12 puppy, Reserve Winners
Paper City Kennel Club, Wausau, WI
July 22, first, 9-12 puppy
St. Croix River Valley Kennel Club, Lake Elmo, WI
August 26, first, 12-18 puppy
August 27, first, 12-18 puppy
Rochester Minnesota Kennel Club
September 17, first, 12-18 puppy, Winners Dog, Best of Winners
Wright County Minnesota Kennel Club, Hutchinson, MN
October 7, Winners Dog
October 8, Reserve Winners
November 11 & 12, Seiger show, Hutchinson, MN
November 11, show one: first in Junghund 14-18
November 11, show two: first in Junghund 14-18, Best of Breed Puppy, 1st in group, Reserve Best In Show Puppy
November 12, show three: first in Junghund 14-18, Best of Breed Puppy, 3rd in group
November 12, show four: first in Junghund 14-18, Best of Breed Puppy, 1st in group
National Junghund Title, International Junghund Title, JHA