Busy year at the shows !

 

It has been a busy show season , and the Champagne dogs have garnered more than their fair share of accolades !

First to gain her championship was Soleil , CH Champagne Quantum of Solace ( Champagne Totally Bewitched X CH Steinhaus Louis Rukeyser )  who lives on the West coast

Then our little Ellie – CH Champagne Chimera Eleanor Rigby  ( USCH Artax Angels Jonquilla X USCH Von Rose Masked Phantom )

Then Wally CH Champagne WmWallace Bravehart ( Champagne Totally Bewitched X CH Steinhaus Louis Rukeyser ) finished his championship

and sister Ruby CH Champagne National Velvet ( Champagne Totally Bewitched X CH Steinhaus Louis Rukeyser )  also finished her championship

And our two new puppies Louis and Sadie also turned heads:

Sadie – Champagne Sexy Sadie

 

and Louis – Leader Alarm Beskyd ( Newton Artax Angels X Lolitta Alarm Beskyd

  are very close to finishing their championship !

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Introducing our little Miss Ginger

Introducing our little Miss Ginger

At 14 months of age our little girl is already turning heads:Ginger AKA ” Champagne Ginger Rogers ( Champagne Totally Bewitched x Ave Concorde Magnifique ) has been attracting notice in the Show ring.

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Lia still got it !

When we attended the Standard Schnauzer Club of Canada Specialty this summer in Winnipeg, Lia came out of retirement to show as a veteran at the specialty.  In fact Lia was the oldest dog entered and she caught the eye of the Judge as she entered the ring ! Lia hardly needs me to go in the ring, she would likely get it all done without me 😉 coming back from the diagonal the judge asked me “She has done it all hasn’t she ?” with a big smile! As we took the picture later, I said  BIS GChX Dinsdale Champagne Celebration RN, CGN  ( and one leg short of her RA title) has had a full career with over 100 group placements, a Best all breed in Show , Rally title; but we might still go for that last leg for her Rally advance, who knows 🙂

Here is Lia posing for her nice win !

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Meet Ginger our new girl !

Last summer we did a few shows with our latest addition to the family  Champagne Ginger Rogers ; Ginger is the daughter of Champagne Totally Bewitched – Sammy and Ave Concorde Magnifique – Sammy !

 

Little Ginger did not take long to get noticed by the judges – on her first outing she won a Best Baby Puppy in show ! Ginger movingGinger BBP Show

She is growing up to be a nice young girl and we should see more of her in the near future!

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Spring has…sprung ! Finally !

This has been the longest wait for some tangible sign of spring.  Even Monday a week ago we received a covering layer of snow ;( .  But this week it seems to be all behind us !  Lets hope for some continuing nice weather for when the puppies can go outside !

I love how crocuses just announce that spring is officially on !

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Almost sunny afternoon !

Sammy, who is residing with us while she is raising her litter, took a little time off her maternal duties to soak in the sun with her mom, sister and nephew:

3 yardsm Sammy looking for interesting stuff while Louie thrones on the slab and Ciara soaks in the sun!

Ok, I was trying hard to ignore that there is still snow… on the ground4 yardsm Lia, the sun worshipper ! Sammy enjoying the coolness of the .. grass.Lia sunsm Sam yard2sm And Sammy looking regal ! Sam, Ciara Louiesm Samyardsm

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Sammy’s New Family !

Well there was not much to show this winter except snow, snow, snow… Now it is spring and as it is melting away we have a new addition to our family !

Sammy – Champagne Totally Bewitched gave birth to four fabulous puppies, 2 boys and 2 girls on April 13th.  You can follow the little family on their own page  Sammy’s Nursery.

 

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