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2013

  • On December 6th, Ian was WD/BOW/BOB from the BBE class for 2pts! He then was awarded 2nd place in the BBE Sporting Group. The following day his half aunt Zoom earned a 3pt major by going WB/BOW.
  • June earned one Double Q and Lark earned two Double Qs at WAG's November AKC Agility trial. Ian earned his Novice JWW and two legs toward his Novice Standard title the same weekend, his AKC agility debut!
  • On Nov. 10th, Chiron finished his Rally Novice title and his mother Eta finished her Rally Advaned title.
  • June finished her CDX on Nov. 9th!
  • At the National Specialty in October, Lark earned a Masters JWW leg, her first Rally Advanced leg and passed her WC! Chiron passed the WC for the second time and picked up his first Novice obedience and Rally Novice legs. Eta earned a Rally Advanced leg and made the judge's cut in conformation.
  • June earned another double Q toward her MACH on Sept. 19th.
  • Ian and Zoom both earned a point toward their AKC championships on Sept. 8th.
  • Lark picked up two double Qs at WAG's July AKC agility trial.
  • Cody was WD/BOS and Zoom was WB/BOW/BOB for one point each towards their championships on June 16th at the Little Fort KC in Grayslake, IL.
  • Ian picked up the first point toward his AKC CH on June 9th by going WD/BOW at the Wheaton KC show.
  • Zoom earned a point toward her CH on June 2nd by going WB at the FRVKC in Woodstock, IL.
  • June finished her AKC CH on May 4th by going WB/BOW in Jefferson, WI!
  • June was WB and BOW on April 20th at the FDL Kennel Club show for 2 more points toward her championship.
  • June picked up a double Q at WAG's March AKC agility trial, as well as 41 MACH points over 3 qualifying runs
  • Eta finished her CDX in Cincinnati on March 9th with a second place!
  • Image finished her AXJ title at the NSDTRC USA's Reg. 2 sponsored AKC agility trial in January.

2012

  • On 12/8/12 at the Skokie Valley KC show, Cody was WD for his first major on his third time out in the show ring!
  • On 12/7/12 at the Starved Rock KC show, June went WB/BOW and then BOB over three MALE SPECIALS, earning a 4pt major! Her brother Riley was Select Dog.
  • Chiron (Pokie ex Eta) beat his cousin Cody (Louie ex Lark) for WD/BOW and Best Puppy on 12/6/12 at the Starved Rock KC show, earning his first point in the breed ring his first time out with Mary handling. Mary then let me show him in the puppy Sporting Group competition, where he earned a Group 4 (actually beating two other puppies!).
  • Lark finished her CD on 11/10/12.
  • Cody (Zephyr's Home in the Garden) picked up his first point in the breed ring on Sept. 30th at six months of age!
  • Finn (Zephyr's Fine by Me) picked up the last few points he needed for his AKC CH on Sept. 29th at the Rockford-Freeport Kennel Club.
  • Lark finished her AX title and earned her first Double Q at WAG’s July AKC agility trial!
  • Finn earned another point toward his AKC CH on July 7th in Dekalb, IL.
  • Finn was RWD and Riley was BOS at this year’s BYC supported entry of 41 Tollers!
  • June earned her second CDX leg with a first place on May 4th!
  • Finn earned two more points toward his Championship on 4/22/12 in Fond du Lac.
  • June picked up her second UACHX leg with a first place at WAG's spring UKC trial.
  • June finally got the last leg she needed for her AX title, then finished off the weekend by getting her first two Double Qs at WAG's March AKC agility trial!
  • Finn picked up his second major at the Park Shore Kennel Club show on Jan. 28th!
  • Zephyr's Gaining Speed (Zoom) earned her first point in the conformation ring on Jan. 27th at the Chain O'Lakes show.
  • Eta picked up two CDX legs at the Novi, MI obedience trials in January.

2011

  • Finn earned a 5pt major at the Skokie Valley show on Dec. 10th!
  • Lark earned her first CD leg on November 5th, and June earned her first leg in Open A the following day with a first place in her class.
  • Eta completed her JH title on November 5th.
  • At WAG's Oct. UKC agility trial June finished her UACH with two first places in AGII that were so fast she was awarded HIT for both trials. Lark also finished her UACH. Lark earned High Combined for Trial 1 on Oct. 29th. On Oct. 30, June in picked up her first AGIII leg with a score of 199 and first place.
  • After quite a few RWD ribbons, Finn (Zephyr's Fine by Me) picked up his first point at the Rockford-Freeport Kennel Club shows on Oct. 1st, going BOW and BOS.
  • Lark finished her OA title, got her first Excellent Standard leg and her first MACH points at my club's July AKC trial. She's starting to run more like her mother and sister!
  • Eta and Riley were Select Bitch and Select Dog at this year's BYC over Memorial Day weekend for 5pts each towards their Grand Championships.
  • Tobago (Zephyr's Flusher of Dux) picked up his first point in the conformation ring with his owner Amanda handling.
  • Lark picked up 40 UACH points at WAG's UKC agility trial on Sunday, April 3rd. She also managed to duplicate her feat from last fall, earning HIT and HC in Trial #2.
  • June picked up her second AX leg and Lark picked up her second OA leg as well as finished her AXJ title at WAG's AKC trial in March.
  • The February shows in Indianapolis, IN proved to be a great place for us to show for a second year in a row. Lark picked up her fourth major, going WB/BOW/BOS and finishing her AKC championship from the BBE class. Lark is my first BBE champion and I was quite thrilled. To top it off, Lark was then awarded a Group 3 in the BBE Sporting Group competition. On Friday and Saturday Lark also competed in Rally Novice and finished her title. I showed her sister Eta to RWB on Saturday and WB/BOS on Sunday to also finish her AKC CH. This completes Eta's Rusty Jones requirements. Their brother Major was RWD both Friday and Sunday.
  • Lark was WB/BOW for her third major on Jan. 29th at the Lake County Fairground shows. On Jan. 30th Finn made his debut in the 6-9 month old puppy class and the judge awarded him RWD. There was a major in dogs today so he beat two open dogs to go Reserve.
  • In January's NSDTRC USA's Reg. 2 sponsored AKC agility trial June finished her Open Fast title and Lark finished her Novice Fast title. Lark also managed to get her first legs in Open Standard and Excellent Jumpers. All Q's were first places!

2010

  • Major picked up his second 5pt Major at the Christmas Cluster shows in Rosemont, IL. He is now one point away from finishing his AKC CH. Eta was RWB the same day.
  • Lark and June got to play at UKC agility on Halloween. June picked up 10 UACH points, with a first place in AGII Trial 2. Lark picked up her first 30 UACH points with first and second places, as well as duplicated her mother’s accomplishment from April, going HC and HIT for Trial 2.
  • Riley picked up the last point for his AKC Championship on Sunday, October 10th at the Stone City KC. His niece Lark managed her second major the same day, going WB and then BOW over her uncle.
  • Gem was BOS in Veteran’s Sweeps at the 2010 National Specialty on September 24th. She had a great time and obviously remembered how to wow the judge. Her grand pups Lark and Eta both qualified for their first Rally Novice leg and Eta also passed the WC.
  • June and Lark had a stellar weekend at my club’s July AKC agility trial. June qualified in 3 of her 6 runs with all first places, finally finishing her Open Standard title and earning her first two Excellent JWW legs. Lark finished her Novice JWW and her Novice Standard titles and managed her first Open JWW leg, qualifying in 4 of her 6 runs with all first places.
  • Eta was RWB at the BYC supported entry in Normal, IL on May 29th.
  • Eta picked up her first Novice obedience leg at the Yorkville KC on April 10th. She also managed her first major in the breed ring, going WB/BOW on Saturday and WB on Sunday. Uncle Riley made the trip as well. He was RWD on Saturday and WD/BOW/BOS on Sunday. He only needs a few more points to finish now!
  • Lark and June got to play at UKC agility over Easter weekend. June picked up 24 UACH points, earning multiple placements as well as a HIT & HC. Lark finished both her AGI & AGII titles with all 1st and 3rd placements.
  • The Breaker ex June pups did well at the February Indy shows. On Friday Eta went WB/BOW/BOB for two points, Major went WD/BOS for his first point and Lark was RWB. On Saturday Major was WD/BOW/BOB for a 5pt major and Eta was RWB and on Sunday Major was RWD.
  • Lark picked up her first major at the Park Shore show in Grayslake, IL. Her uncle Riley picked up his second major the next day at the Chain O’Lakes show.
  • At the Toller agility trial on January 23 & 24 in Manhattan, IL June finished her NF and OAJ titles and qualified in 5 of her 6 runs with 2 first places, 1 second place and 1 third place. Her daughter Image finished her NAJ title and qualified in 3 of her 6 runs.

2009 and previous

  • Lark picked up two more points in the breed ring in December and uncle Riley picked up another point as well.
  • Image finished her Novice FAST title in November. Lark made her AKC and UKC agility debuts, picking up two AGI legs in UKC as well as one leg in AKC NA, two in NAJ and two in Novice FAST.
  • June's daughter Image made her debut in AKC agility on Oct. 11th, picking up her first Novice Jumpers and FAST legs.
  • June re-entered the AKC agility ring on Sept. 19-20 to pick up her last NA leg with a first place. She also gained a leg in Open Standard and Open Jumpers with a first and second place respectively.
  • June (AGII Zephyr's Day in June WC RE NAJ CD) picked up the last leg of her AKC CD in June.
  • Eta (Zephyr's Eta Carinae) won the 12-18 month class at the Canadian National Specialty in Kitchner, ON May 17th.
  • Gem, our foundation bitch, made the NSDTRC USA's first list of ROM (Register of Merit) dams. We are truly amazed by this unexpected honor and wish to thank all of the families her pups have gone to who contributed to this achievement.
  • Daisy, from our first litter, helps out at her local library as a Tail-Waggin' Tutor.