AKC Rally National Championship Eligibility List Released
January 27, 2020
Of the 29 Portuguese Water Dogs that qualified for the AKC Rally National Championship, 3 belong to DelMarVa PWDC members:
The AKC Rally National Championship will be held on June 26, 2020, in Wilmington, Ohio. Dogs qualify earning a title and receiving three scores of 93 or better in the class in which they earned the title during the qualifying period (Dec. 1, 2018 to Nov. 30, 2019).
CH Glenwood’s Master of the Knights of Ren DCAT (Kylo)
Title - DCAT / Fast CAT
December 7, 2019
Tracy Dearborn's Kylo earned a DCAT title by accumulating 500 points in Fast CAT events, finishing at the Kennel Club of Anne Arundel's Fast CAT event. Running 24.76 MPH, he finsihed 2019 as the 4th fastest Portuguese Water Dog for the year.
What's Fast CAT you ask? It's a timed 100-yard dash developed from Lure Coursing and Coursing Abiliity Tests.
GCH Amigo's The Lilly of the Valley (Lilly)
Captree Maybe Call Me Crazy RN (Millie)
Captree Trip Over Me BN RN (Trip)
Riverbend Hi-Jinx All or Nothing RN CGCA TKI (Cher) (Not Pictured)
Title - Rally Novice - Millie, Trip; RN Legs - Lilly; RI Legs - Millie, Trip, Cher
November 9, 2019
Patti Cleary's Millie and Chris Marston's Trip earned their Rally Novice titles, and Kathy McAfee's Lilly earned two legs towards hers at the Eastern Shore Classic Rally Trials hosted by Salisbury Kennel Club. Millie and Trip also earned first legs towards Rally Intermediate. Ashley Cook's Cher also earned a leg towards Rally Intermediate with a first place finish. At the afternoon trial, 3 of 4 placements were Porties handled by Club members.
Captree Trip Over Me BN (Trip)
Title - Beginner Novice / Obedience
October 13, 2019 Chris Marston's Trip earned his Beginner Novice Obedience Title (BN) earning his second and third legs at the National Capitol Kennel Club's Trials at the Howard County MD Fairgrounds, taking 2nd place in each trial.
Vista do Lago’s Sand Dancer CWD (Rio)
GCH Vista do Lago’s Sand Sational Carbon Copy CGCA THDN WWD (Jett)
Ch Vista do Lago’s Leap of Faith by Wicca CGC AWD (Neta)
Titles - Rio - 2d Leg toward CDWX; Jett - WWD; Neta - AWD
July 20-21, 2019 Ken and Sandy Melson's Porties all qualified at the Southern Splash Water Trial hosted by the Movers & Shakers PWD Club in Raleigh, NC,
Best of Breed
November 29, 2014
On November 29,2014 at the Chespeake Kennel Club of Maryland show in Westnminster, MD., CH Glenwood Chuva's Lielahneta RN, CGC, (Netie), took Best Of Breed on her way to her Grand Championship. Nettie is co-owned by Jerry Rollyson and Audrey Hiebler, and is being handled by Joann Charnik.
Best of Breed
November 5, and 6, 2014
CH Shasta's Cerveja Cristal Pretqa My BFF At Metanoia, aka Chrissy, took Best of Breed 2 days running at the Talbot Kennel Club show in Salisbury, MD. Her handler Healther Helmer expertly handled Chrissy in the group rings for, group 4 on Wednesday and a group 2 on Thursday. Chrissy will be competing at the Westminister Dog show in 2015. Chrissy is proudly owned by Martha Schneider.
Takbot Kennel Club November 5, 2014
On November 5th at the Talbot Kennel Club all breed show in Salisbury, Riverwood's Prince of Tides aka Ripp received his Championship. Ripp took Winners Dog and best of Winners for a 3 point Major. Ripp's handler was Zack Helmer. Owners are Bill and Diane Keppen.
NEW KID ON THE BLOCK
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
At the Portuguese Water Dog National Specialty in Gettysburg, PA., Glenwood's Rhapsody in Blue competed for the first time in the 6 to 9 month old puppy class. Freddie as he is called along with his breeder handler, received a second place. Freddie is the son of GCH CH Glenwood Chuva's Doroteia, CD, RE, WWD, NA, NAJ, CGC, SROM and the younger brother of CH Glenwood Chuva's Lielahneta, RN, CGC. Freddie is proudly owned and very much loved by David and Chris Wruck.
Rally Title September 17, 2014
CH Glenwood Chuva's Lielahneta RN, CGC earned her Rally Novice Title at the Portuguese Water Dog National Specialty in Gettysburg PA. Nettie and her owner Jerry Rollyson were very excited to earn her title at the National Specialty.
Best of Breed, Group 2 and best of Winners. 2014
Tagalong's Starry Night, aka Galileo, owned by Cindy Miner, won Best of Opposite on March 8th and 9th and on March 9th won BBE Group 2, at the Shenandoah Valley Kennel Club shows held in Harrisonburg, VA. Galley was shown by Benita Bottom. Also, on Feb 15th, Galley got BW in Howard County, MD.
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