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serving the Billings, Montana area (south-central Montana).

 

 


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DECEMBER BRAG BOX

  

Ingrid Rosenquist’s Australian Cattle Dog “Finn” UWPCH Kuawarri Paint The Town Blue HIC CDX got his weight pulling championship becoming the 1st ACD to garner this title.

 

Debbie Dilley has 7 new German Shepherd babies- 3 boys and 4 girls.  They are 3 weeks old and boy are they cute!!

 

Jo Acton Teotihuacan (Stdrd Xoloitzcuintle) earned his World 2006 and Polish Championships from the champion class in Poznan, Poland on 11/8/06.  Oaxaca (Stdr. Xolo) earned her Junior World 2006 Championship.  Am/Can CH Rainsong’s Usual Suspect Burmack (Keyser) Toy Manchester took BOB, earned his World 2006 and Polish Ch and qualified to enter Crufts on 11/9/06.  He also made the final cut in group which included 35 dogs.  He is called and English Toy Terrier at FCI shows and competes in the terrier group.  Teotihuacan placed G-3 in the Non-sporting group at the Calgary KC show on 12/2/06.  Oaxaca finished her Can CH on 12/1/06, making her the second standard Xolo to achieve a Ch in this country.

 

Congratulations!!

 

Welcome New Member:

 

Patricia Bruski has joined the club.  She has 2 Norfolk Terriers and an Irish Setter.  Pat is interested in obedience, agility, earthdog trials and maybe conformation.  Her contact info has been added to the membership list.

 

 

NOVEMBER BRAG BOX

 

Rhonda Dillman’s English Setters Bull Mtns Undeniable JH RN  “Bookie” and Bull Mtns Sign of the Z RN “Zorro” both  finished their RN titles in Rapid City.  “Zorro” took BOW one day for a 3 pt major and WD another day for 2 pts.  He now needs only 4 pts to finish. Ch Bull Mtns Irresistible CD JH “Paige” and Ch Bull Mtns Unbelievable JH RN “Zachariah” both got their invitations to AKC Eukanuba classic for finishing their CH from bred-by exhibitor class.

 

Kelly Goodman’s Belgian Tervurens had a awesome October.  At the Helena agility trials, “Razor” earned his 3rd Q for his NA with a 2nd place.  Along with this, he also earned his VCD1.  On Sunday, he got a Q in Open Std with another 2nd place.  “Razor” is now U-CD U-AG1 UKC/CKC Ch Winjammers Tete La Premiere VCD1 TDX AKC/CKC/ASCA CD RE NA NAJ CGC “Ace” earned 2 MXP legs and a MJP leg.  “Charge” got 2 legs towards his MXJ and a leg towards his MX.  At the GFDTC tracking tests in Wolf Creek, MT, “Ace” drew track 1 and passed the track to earn his TD.  This makes Ace a well-balanced Tervuren with a CH-UDT.  Not only did “Ace” earn his VCD1 but also his VCD2.  “Ace” is now U-CDX U-AG1 AKC/CKC Ch DeHaana’s Third Time’s A Charm VCD2 UDT PT CKC/CDX ASCA/CD RE MX AXJ MXP AJP NAC NGC HIC CGC HITs. At the agility trials in Idaho Falls, ID, “Charge” finished his MXJ.  “Charge” is now U-AG1 AKC/CKC/UKC Ch Winjammers The Devil To Pay VCD1 TD CD RE AX MXJ HIC Can NA/NAJ.

 

Deb Weisgarber’s Brittany Ch RichLynn’s Holidais Cutter CD,AX,AXJ “Shaver” qualified twice in ExB Std at the Helena agility trials.  He Q’d once in ExB Std at the Idaho Falls agility trials.  This gives him a total of 3 ExB Std Q’s and he has 5 ExB JWW Q’s towards his Masters titles.  He also has accumulated 36 points towards his MACH.

 

Sandy Spomer’s Doberman “Cruiser” finished his Rally advanced title in Rapid City.

 

Russ Morrison’s Sheltie “Gallo” got an AX leg and 1st place at the Helena agility trials and earned his AX title.  At the Idaho Falls agility trials he got a MXJ leg with a 3fd place finish (9 MACH pts) out of 9 16” excellent B qualifiers.

 

Mary Morrison’s Sheltie “Colin” got a 1st place with a clean run at Idaho Falls agility trial.

 

Tammy Fortney’s Papillon “Sweet Pea” received winners in Boise for 2 pts.

 

Anastasia Swarthout’s Belgian Malinois “Garth” got 1 leg on his NA in Idaho Falls with a clean run and 2nd place.

 

Ingrid Rosenquist’s Australian Cattle Dogs went to their National.  “Finn” was 1st in Am Bred, 2nd in Open  B, 3rd in Rally Novice B to get his RN.  In Rapid City he went BOW for 2 pts.  “Sinjin” at the National got 1st in Sweeps and 4th in 12-19 month class.

 

Helen Remington’s Lab “Mitch” finished his Rally advanced title in Rapid City.

 

Donna Johnson’s Beardies Int Ch Beau Chien Monica “Monica” and Am/Int Ch Bricka Smashing Image “Merry” both finished their International Ch at the Billings shows.  “Monica” got 2 Bred By Exhibitor Best In Shows.

 

Lisa Swarthout’s Belgian Malinois Ch Bull Mtns Zero Gravity CDX OA OAJ RN “Isaac” finished his OAJ in Idaho Falls.

Congratulations!!

 

OCTOBER BRAG BOX

 

 

Helene Tiefenthaler’s Border Collie “Kayenne” finished her RN in Helena and got 2 more titles at the International Shows (Ehren Championat ‘CACH’ and Ehren Championat in Bronze ‘CACH B’.

 

Rhonda Dillman’s English Setters “Yankee” took BOB on Sat in Helena.  “Bookie” and “Zorro” both got 2 legs on their RNs and they both also got 2 more breed pts.

 

Andrea McClenning’s Whippet “Duma” Abbeywood Reign of Fire got two puppy Group 2s and two SG1 Ratings at the International Shows.

Kelly Goodman’s Belgian Laekenois “Fame” got his 2nd Ch win, BOB and Group 1 at the UKC shows in Golden, CO. Belgian Tervuren “Gusto” earned his Ch with 4 BM and BOW.

 

Deb Weisgarber’s Brittany Ch RichLynn’s Holidais Cutter CD,AX,AXJ “Shaver” finished his Can Ch in Calgary with a 5 pt major beating 13 specials.  RichLynn’s Devil In A Red Dress took WB for 1 more point toward her Can Ch.

 

Sandy Spomer’s Doberman “Cruiser” got his CD and 2 rally advanced legs in Helena.

 

Barb Kunze’s Basenji “Jamani” at the Int’l shows got 3 BOB out of 4 shows; 4 V-1 ratings and is now a National Ch.

 

Jill Fisher’s Flat Coated Retriever “Navarre” got his CDX, 4 more points on his Can Ch, 1 leg on Can CDX with a HIT at the Flat Coat Specialty.  BOB @ YVKC show over on of the top Flatties in the country.

 

Russ Morrison received two official warnings from the judge in one day at the Pocatello Agility Trials.

 

Cindy Herman’s Belgian Sheepdog puppy “Trae” took a Group 1 at the Int’l show in Billings.

 

Lynn/Pits DeArmond’s Mastiffs “Cassie” got her AKC Ch at the MT shows and her Int’l Ch.  She also got her CGC and TDI (Cassie does a reading program at schools, works at nursing homes and visits hospitals)  “Otis” (Missy’s son) got his AKC Ch in Helena and took two Best in Shows at the Billings Int’l shows.

 

Tammy Fortney’s Papillons ET’s Kizzy Dizz received 1st 2 pts in Helena at 6 months.   ET’s Rufael, ET’s Sweet Pea, ET’s Patchy all received Int’l Ch Sunday in Billings.  ET’s Patchy and pups ET’s Dudley Does It Right and ET’s Padamia received Best Zuchtgruppe.

 

Shirley Brown’s Belgian Malinois Bull Mtns Lighting Strikes Twice RN “Kyah” went to the UKC shows in Golden, CO.  She took 1st place in her class and Best Variety every show.  Kyah took BOW and also Reserve Best Female one show.  Kyah has a total of 74 points and 1 win.  She needs 26 points and 2 wins to finish.

 

Congratulations!!

 

Welcome New Member:
 

Cindy Herman- Cindy has Belgian Sheepdogs and is interested in conformation, obedience, agility, rally and tracking.  Her kennel name is Daltan Kennels.

 

 

SEPTEMBER BRAG BOX

 

Ingrid Rosenquist’s Australian Cattle Dog “Finn” finished his CDX in Great Falls with 2 3rd places.  “Sinjin”  got his 2 HCT legs in herding in Helena.

 

Anastasia Swarthout’s Belgian Malinois “Garth” finished his CD and RE in Great Falls.

 

Helene Tiefenthaler’s Border Collie “Kayenne” finished her AHBA Herding title Aug 13th in Helena and the next day got her first leg towards her JHD herding title.

 

Debbie Dilley’s GSD “Terra” earned her advanced Schutzhund 3 title Aug 26,27th in Bozeman.  She also won High Score Schutzhund 3 and High In Trial awards with High Protection score.

 

Rhonda Dillman’s English Setters “Yankee” and “Zachariah” both got their RN titles in Great Falls.


Andrea McClenning’s Whippet “Duma” got to practice lure coursing in Evanston, WY and showed great potential!

 

Donna Johnson’s Bearded Collie Ch Beau Chien’s Razzle Dazzle CD, RN “Razz” got his RN in Great Falls and also took 3rd in Veterans obedience.  Border Collie Blackwatch BeauChien’s Maggie “Maggie” got her RN in Great Falls.

 

Julie Myers’ Australian Shepherd “Tristan” received his 3rd leg on his CD in Billings and also Q’d on day in open JWW.

 

Kelly Goodman’s Belgian Tervuren “Razor” finished his UKC Ch in July at the Longmont UKC shows.  He also earned his UKC Novice agility title.  Also at these shows Belgian Laekenois “Fame” earned his UKC Novice agility title along with his first win for Grand Ch.  At the YVKC agility/rally trials, “Ace”, “Razor” and “Charge” finished their Advanced Rally titles.  “Ace” finished his MXP with a double Q.  That was “Ace’s” 30th title before he turned 10 years of age.  “Razor” earned his NAJ and 2 legs towards his NA.  “Charge” got an MX leg.  At the Canadian Belgian Specialty in Calgary, “Charge” Qd in Novice obedience with a 4th place.  On Sat. in conformation, “Fame” not only went WD but also took BOW.  Fame’s sister, Wren, took BOS.  “Charge” made it to the final cut.  On Sun. at the Specialty’s agility trials, “Charge” earned Highest Scoring Belgian in the first trial and High Combined Belgian in the 2 trials.  “Charge” finished his Canadian novice and novice jumpers titles on Monday.  He had 5 first places and 1 2nd place(.02 difference in time) for his titles.  Also, “Fame” finished his Canadian CH on that Monday going WD.  In Missoula, “Ace” certified again for tracking.  At the Great Falls obedience/rally trials, “Ace”, “Charge” and “Razor” earned their RE from the Rally Excellent B class.  “Charge” took 3 1st places (100,98,100).  “Ace” took 3 2nd places (100, 98,99) and “Razor” took a 4th with a 98, Qd with a 94 and a 3rd with a 99.  “Ego” also earned his RN.  He started out slow with an 89, then 4th with a 99 then 3rd with a score of 100.  “Fame” did a great job in passing his CGC test.  He took the test with total strangers and unfamiliar dogs and easily passed it.

 

Congratulations!!
 

Welcome New Member:
 

Linda Olsen:  Linda has an Irish Wolfhound and is interested in conformation, obedience and lure coursing. 

 

 

AUGUST BRAG BOX

 

Sandy/Therman Spomer’s Doberman “Mackie” finished her RN title at our shows.  Way to go Mackie!

 

Ingrid Rosenquist’s Australian Cattle Dog “Finn” got his 1st CDX leg with a 1st place in Billings on Saturday.

 

Anastasia Swarthout’s Belgian Malinois “Garth” got his second leg towards his Rally Excellent title.  In obedience he got two legs on his CD with 2 first places.

 

Shirley/Dan Brown’s Belgian Malinois Bull Mtns Lighting Strikes Twice RN “Kyah” earned her 2nd advanced rally leg with a 1st place.  In prenovice she took 1st place Sat and Sun in Billings.

 

Ashlee Rangitsch’s Lab Mighty KC Dobie Rangitsch RN “K.C.” showed in prenovice on Sat and Sun in Billings.  On Sat he took 3rd place and on Sun he took 2nd place.

 

Tammy Fortney’s Papillon “Sweet Pea” took WB and BOS at the Billings shows in June.

 

Mary Morrison’s Sheltie “Colin” got his first RN leg at the July trials.

 

Helene Tiefenthaler’s Border Collie “Kayenne” got her first RN leg at the July trials.

 

Debbie Dilley’s GSD “Terra” earned her NAP and NJP at the July trials.  She also got 2 legs on her OAP and one RN leg.

 

Lisa Swarthout’s Belgian Malinois “Isaac” finished his RN at the July trials.

 

 

JULY BRAG BOX

 

Sandy/Therman Spomer’s Doberman “Mackie” got two Rally novice legs in Bozeman.  Mackie is 11 ½ years young!! You go girl!

 

Rhonda Dillman’s English Setters Ch Bull Mtns Irresistible CD JH  “Paige” and Ch Bull Mtns Unbelievable JH “Zachariah” both finished their Ch.  Paige finished in Billings and Zack in Missoula and both finished from the Bred-by Exhibitor class.  Paige also got two legs on her CDX-one in Bozeman and one in Missoula.  Bull Mtns Undeniable JH “Bookie” took WD one day in Missoula for 2 more points.  Thanks Ingrid for showing him!!

 

Ingrid Rosenquist’s Australian Cattle Dogs “Sinjin” took WD twice on the MT circuit for 3 pts total and “Finn” took WD twice for 2 points total.

 

Anastasia Swarthout’s Belgian Malinois “Garth” got his Rally advanced title and a leg towards his Rally Excellent title.

 

Alex Stevenson got 2 Novice Senior Junior Handling 1st places at our shows.

 

Andrea McClenning finally has a dog.  A male Whippet pup Abbeywood A Touch of Velvet “Duma”

 

Kelly Goodman’s Belgian Tervurens “Ace” “Razor” and “Charge” each earned 2 legs towards their Rally advanced titles in Bozeman.  “Ace” also got a MXP and a MJP leg.

 

Diane Myers’ Brittany “Sidney” double Q’d on Friday at Bozeman’s agility trials with two 1st places YEAH!!!

 

Shirley/Dan Brown’s St Bernard Princess Gracee Elan CD RN “Gracee” finished her RN title in Missoula.  Golden Retriever Queen Annie Mae CD RN “Annie” finished her RN in Missoula and then went on to get two legs in rally advanced with a 2nd place on Monday and a 1st place on Tuesday.  Belgian Malinois Bull Mtns Lighting Strikes Twice RN “Kyah” finished her RN in Missoula and also earned her 1st advanced rally leg with a 3rd place.

 

Ashlee Rangitsch’s Lab Mighty KC Dobue Rangitsch RN “K.C.” earned his RN in Missoula in Novice A. 

 

Donna Johnson’s Beardie Collie Beau Chien’s Angelique RN “Jacki” earned her RN title in Casper.

 

Welcome New Member:


Alexandria Stevenson has a Weimaraner, a St. Bernard and a Miniature Dachshund.  She is interested in conformation and therapy work and is a Junior Handler.

 

 

JUNE BRAG BOX

 

Julie Myers’ Lowchen Kiji Extreme Justice “Justice” finished his CH in Salt Lake with 4 majors total.  On Sunday, Julie’s new Lowchen puppy Kiji I Love Trouble “Heath Ledger” got the major off the girls.  These were his first shows.  Julie’s black tri Aussie female “Tamika” won Best in Match at our fun match.

 

Sandy Spomer’s Doberman Ch Gallants Fast Lane v Ciden RN NJP NAJ “Cruiser” got the 1st leg on his CD with a 2nd place.

 

Jill Fisher’s Golden Retriever U-CD Timberline Sweetgrass Cedar CDX NA NAP NAJ NJP RN “Cedar” finished his RN.  He is now retired! 

 

Debbie Dilley’s German Shepherd Terra von Grunheide “Terra” earned her VPG2/SchH2 title and a breed survey rating of KKL-2 ‘a’ in Denver the weekend of 5/20-21/06.

 

Jo Acton’s  Standard Manchester Rainsong’s Immigrant Song “Columbo” got 2 pts in CA and 2 pts in Spokane.  Toy Manchester Rainsong’s Usual Suspect “Burmack” got a 3 pt major in San Juan Capistrano and a 5 pt major, WD, BOW, BOV in Spokane.  Affenpinscher Flo-Star’s Puddle of Mud got an Award of Merit at the Affenpinscher Club of America Specialty and took BOB twice in Spokane.

 

Arial Harper’s Smooth Ibizan Am/Can/UCI Int’l Ch Ahram’s Weapon of Choice SC “Remi” finished his SC title with a 4th place in the Open stake at the Ibizan Nat’l Specialty NFC trial.  Smooth Ibizan Am/Can/UCI Int’l Ch Fire Rock Bell, Book And Candle JC “Endorra” won 1st Award of Merit at the Ibizan Nat’l.  Got the first two legs towards her SC title and picked up 3 pts towards her AKC field Championship with a 2nd place in the open stake at the Ibizan Club’s All-Breed Lure Trial.  Wire Ibizan UCI Int’l Ch Strangedays Sumthin’ Wicked SC “Nisa” went RWB at the Ibizan Nat’l, picked up 2 pts going 3rd place in the open stake at the Ibizan Club’s NFC trial, won BOB and Best in Field for a 5 pt major and finished her SC title at the Ibizan Club’s All-Breed Lure trial, and then went WB at the supported entry for a 5 pt major.  She also went WB both days in Spokane for 2 more pts.

 

 

IN MEMORIAM

 

On March 21, 2006 Deb Weisgarber’s Brittany  Ch Jordean Bent On Victory “Tory” past away.  She was 12 years old and will be greatly missed by Deb.

 

 

MAY BRAG BOX

 

Diane Myers’ Brittany Ch. RichLynn’s Residual Effect OA OAJ “Sidney” finished her OA title with a first place in Helena on April 29.

 

Deb Weisgarber’s Brittany Ch RichLynn’s Holidais Cutter OA AXJ “Shaver” got his first AX leg in Helena on Friday, April 28.  He took 2nd place.  On Sat., April 29 he got his second AX leg with a 1st place.  Jumpers was another story-Handler errors!!!

 

Rhonda Dillman’s English Setter Am/Can Ch Sagebrush Yankee Doodle Dandy CDX OA OAJ “Yankee” finished both his OA and OAJ titles at the Helena agility trials.

 

Jill Fisher’s Flat-Coated Retriever Ch Applegarth Knight of Fire CD NA NAJ Can CD “Navarre” finished his NA in Helena and got another leg towards his OAJ.

 

Jo Acton’s Standard Xoloitzcuintle “Teotihucan” got a Group 1 in Edmonton, Alberta on Easter Sunday.  Jo finished her Toy Xolo “Cocodrillo”’s Ch with a Group 4 in Red Deer.  Jo’s Standard Manchester Rainsong’s Immigrant Song “Columbo” took BOB in Edmonton 3 out of 4 days and now only needs 2 pts to finish his Can Ch.

 

Donna Johnson’s “Kingsley” and “Lief” both got their International Ch in Greeley in March.

 

Kelly Goodman’s Belgian Tervurens:  U-UD DeHaana’s Driftboat UDT PT NA AJP NAP VCD1 ASCA-CDX TT HIC CGC TDInc HITs “Drifter” earned both his PT legs and his PT at the Idaho Herding Assoc.’s herding trials, where “Ace” and “Ego” earned their first legs.  Two days later “Drifter” turned 14 years old.  At the Casper agility trials, “Ace” earned 2 MXP and 1 MJP legs with 1 Double Q and “Charge” earned 2 MXJ legs.  In Helena, “Ace” earned 2 MXP and 2 MJP legs with 2 Double Q’s and “Charge” earned 1 MXJ leg.

 

 

APRIL BRAG BOX

 

Helene Tiefenthaler’s Border Collie National/International/AKC/UKC Ch Adventure’s Red-Hot N Spicy “Kayenne” finished her National Ch at the IABCA International Shows in March.  She’s now a multiple champion.  She got 4 BOB at these shows.

 

Arial Harper’s Wire Ibizan Hound Strangedays Sumthin’ Wicked JC “Nisa” finished her UCI Int’l Ch with a Group 3, Group 2 and a Group 1.

 

Tammy Fortney’s Papillon ET’s Sweet Pea received her puppy National and International Ch with two Group 3’s.  This was both her and Tammy’s first show.

 

 

MARCH BRAG BOX

 

Rhonda Dillman’s English Setters went to the Denver shows:  Bull Mtns Unbelievable JH “Zachariah” took WD on Friday and Sunday for 2 points each day.  Bull Mtns Undeniable JH “Bookie” took WD on Monday for 2 points.  Bull Mtns Irresistible CD, JH “Paige” took WB/BOW on Monday for 2 points.

 

Ingrid Rosenquist’s Australian Cattle Dogs also went to Denver:  UWP Kuawarri Paint the Town Blue HIC CD “Finn” got his 1st major by going WD on Sunday.  Ayres Pride Envy N Avarice “Sinjin” behaved!

 

Donna Johnson’s Boston Terrier Wynot BeauChien’s Kingsley “Kingsley” got 4 CKC pts for a total of 8 pts.

 

Pits and Lynn DeArmond’s  Mastiff “Cascade” got her CGC.  Montana’s Otis got 2 majors his first weekend out at 6 months of age!

 

Mary Morrison’s Sheltie “Colin” got his first NADAC jumpers let in Livingston.

 

Russ Morrison’s Sheltie “Gallo” got 4 Q’s at the NADAC trial in Livingston (regular, jumpers, weavers and tunnelers)

 

Lisa Swarthout’s Belgian Malinois Bliss vom Schwarzen Basilisk “Bliss” earned her CDX in Denver with a 191.5 (3rd place), 196.5 (1st place) and 194 (1st place)  She also picked up 5 breed points.

 

Welcome New Members:

Lance and Nancy Doerr – Lance and Nancy have 2 Jack Russell Terriers and an Irish Setter.  They are interested in conformation, obedience and agility.

 

Elton and Tammy Fortney – Elton and Tammy have 4 Papillons.  They are interested in conformation and agility.

 

February BRAG BOX

 

Barb Berry’s Australian Cattle Dog “Cinnamon” finished her Open Touch-n-Go NADAC title.

 

Welcome New Members:

Linda Cummings – Linda has a Parson Russell Terrier and a Jack Russell Terrier and is interested in agility.  She is sponsored by Sandy Spomer.

 

January BRAG BOX

 

January's meeting was Awards and Accomplishments for 2005.
 


Brag Box 2005