BIS BISS GCh. Lobato’s Code Red, AOM went Best in Show on May 6th
under esteemed breeder-judge, Mrs. Arlene Davis at the Crawford
County Kennel Club in Bucyrus, OH! Thanks to Breed judge, Mr. LaMar
Mathis and Group judge, Mr. William deVilleneuve, as well!. Expertly
handled by Earl Shore to his 5th career All-Breed Best in Show!
5/14 Bayside's Just Daddy's Little Girl(BIS BISS Ch.
Sasdania-Vitag's Frozen Asset,HOF x BISS Ch. Creekside-Bayside's
Just Tina,HOF) finshed her championship breeder/owner handled at the
Macon Kennel Club under Judge Jon Cole. This is Tina's 14th AKC
5/1 Tauson Danes is proud to announce BISS GCH Tauson Koenigin
Amelia From Auburn. Wilhi recieved this honor at GDC Western PA
Sunday April 29th under respected Breeder Judge Mr. Leon Reimert.
Thanks to Mr. Reimert and fellow breeders who have offered support
for this girl along the way.
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On 4/8/2012 GCH Lobato's Jitterbug Man, HOF, James got his 10th All
Breed Best in Show! Breed and Group Judge Ms. Lisa DeRoulet. Best in
Show Judge: Dr. Ruby Hertz
BIS BISS GCHLongo Miller N Lores Diamond Lil HOF, Scout @ 23 months
of Age joined her mother Starry,her father Oscar, her Grandmother
Alana, her grandfather Primo and her Great grandfather Cheech in the
Great Dane Club of America’s Hall of Fame. Five consecutive
Icon-Hudson Scrumdiddyumptious V Dmania (DIDDY) became a New
3/30/12 at the Columbia Kennel Club Show in Concord, North Carolina,
Mrs. Nancy D. Simmons. He is owned by Sallie Cummings & Cari Jensen,
bred by Jamie & Jordan Harshfield and Josh Burton.
Another Best In Show for Scout and Laura!
BISS GCH Longo Miller N Lore Diamond Lilwent BIS today @ the
Douglasville, Ga. Kennel Club show under Eugene Blake, Croup One
under Bob Slay and BOB under Bob Vandiver.
Colra Danes is proud to annouce that "R-Win" is now known as BISS
Colras Straight 2 the Point. R-Win was proudly
Breeder-Ownerhandled to WB (5 pt major)/BOW/BOB at the Great Dane
Club of Las Vegas (am show) under repsected Breeder Judge Nikki
Breeders Colette Hayes, Cheryl Johnson and Susan Fedorsha
Owners Lisa Betts and Colette Hayes
Read why raising two puppies at one time may not be a good idea
BISS GCH Longo Miller N Lore Diamond Lil won her first Best in Show
today under respected Breeder Judge Dana Cline in York Pennsylvania.
BOB Betty Lou Parris, Group One Barbara Dempsey Alderman. She is now
BIS BISS GCH Longo Miller N Lore Diamond Lil.
Great Dane Club of California 73rd & 74th Specialties
Ad Deadline: May 9, 2012
Do you have someone special in your life -- a cherished veteran, a
great show, performance or therapy dog?
Perhaps you have an upcoming event or want to celebrate an
Advertise In the GDCC Catalog!
Reservations for specific ad placements are first-come -
first-requested. We will try to accommodate everyone the best that
See details in the attached flyer.
The flyer will also be available on the GDCC web-site:
Saturday June 9, 2012 Judges:
Sweepstakes Judge: Mr. Jay Beyda
Conformation Judge: Dr. Kenneth Doeg
* Junior Showmanship: Dr. Kenneth Doeg
Sunday June 10, 2012 Judges:
Conformation: Mrs. Karen Martin
* Junior Showmanship: Mrs. Karen Martin
Entries Deadline: May 23, 2012
CH Teulu's Nala of the Wild (17 months old) earned her championship
with a 3 point major under Honey Anne Glendinning at the Seattle
Kennel Club show on March 10, 2012. Nala garnered a total of two 5
point majors, two 3 point majors and one single point win along the
way. Owned, handled, and breed by Jessica, Tom, and Barbara Lewellen
(Teulu's Great Danes www.teulugreatdanes.com).
Great Dane Club of California (GDCC) Sanctioned Breed Match
Saturday, April 14, 2012
We'd like to invite everyone to come and join us at a fun-filled day
at Arcadia Park, Arcadia, CA on Saturday, April 14, 2012!
We are going to start the day with a free handling class and a
There’s also going to be a Doggie Rummage Sale and Match Catalogs
will be available!
Then, we'll kick off our Great Dane Match!
We are happy to announce that Jim Howey will be judging our match
for the club.
We’re offering a new class for Veterans! So, come out and have fun
with all ages of our wonderful breed!
By the way, even if you don't have a dog to show, please stop by and
support the event.
Meet new people and enjoy visiting with old friends!
Pre-Entry Deadline is April 10th! Entries are also being accepted
the day of the match!
Click Here to view flyer
For questions regarding this event, please contact Linda Tonnancour
We Hope To See You There!
Feature dog spot open for April
This email had been forwarded to us and we thought it it should be
"At the end of December, a local kennel donated 12 cases of
Lamb and Rice dog food. They said it was too rich for their dog
all got sick. Did not think any problem with the food. I fed to my
to visiting dogs. Diarrhea for all dogs, puppy threw up 15 times.
survived...Tesla and Dino did not. I contacted the company on Jan.3
all dogs got sick. They said they did not produce that food. Four
later, one dead dog, next week, another dead dog. Finally got a
with...tell Costco. I contacted Costco, and then they contacted the
manufacturer. Who wants a sample of the food. Mind you...this
was recalled in 2007-2009 for melamine contamination. Over 400 dogs
filed a report and waiting for request for the sample of food.
I need to put out a warning of possible food contamination. ...is
verified yet...but the vet and I feel it will be. The*Kirkland
and Rice with expiration 2013. The cans I have say June 23, 2013*.
let your friends know. It would have been purchased in Nov.-Dec.
Please anyone that has a can to contact me directly. Do not return
Costco. We need to let everyone know so more dogs don't die."
March 25 Deadine for April Print Issue!
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eggs.... they can be on any page of the site (don't forget to
scroll down) ......simply email us the location of each of the eggs
and your name will be entered to win free ad!
Realignment of Point Schedule Divisions
The Board considered a Staff proposal to realign the point
schedule divisions. The goal
was to minimize the differences in average entries among the states
in the current
Divisions. The proposal would create the following Divisions.
1. CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT
2. DE, NJ, PA, NY
3. DC, MD, NC, TN, VA, WV
4. FL, GA, SC
5. IN, OH, KY
6. IA, KS, MO, NE
7. OK, TX, CO
8. OR, WA
9. CA, AZ
13. ID MT, ND, NV, SD, UT, WY, NM
14. AL, AR, LA, MS
15. IL, MI, MN, WI
Following a motion by Dr. Davies, secondedby Dr. Smith, it was VOTED
absent Mr. Gladstone and Mr. Goodman), to consider the matter at
this meeting, waiving the usual advance notice requirement.
Following a motion by Dr. Smith, seconded by Ms. Scully, it was
VOTED (unanimously; absent Mr. Gladstone and Mr. Goodman), to
approve this realignment, effective with the
May 2012 point schedule. Points for Reserve at a National Specialty
The Board considered a proposed amendment to Chapter 16, Section 1
of the Rules
Applying to Dog Shows as follows:(new sixth paragraph)At one
National Specialty each year,specified by the AKC Breed Parent
Specialty Club at the time the event
application is submitted to AKC, the dog designated Reserve Winners
Dog and the
bitch designated Reserve Winners Bitch will be awarded a three-point
provided that the number of dogs competing in the regular classes of
reserve Winner’s sex totals at least twice the number required for a
five point major,
in the region in which the event is held. In counting the number of
eligible dogs in
competition, a dog that is disqualified, or that is dismissed,
excused or ordered from
the ring by the judge, or from which all awards are withheld, shall
not be included.
This proposed amendment was submitted by the Progressive Dog Clubs.
discussion a liaison to the Delegate Dog Show Rules Committee,
reported that this
committee is unanimously opposed to this amendment.
Following a motion by Dr. Davies, seconded by Dr. Battaglia, it was
VOTED (affirmative: Dr. Davies, Mr. Kalter, Dr. Newman, Mr. Amen,
Dr. Battaglia, Mr. Arnold; opposed: Mr.Menaker, Ms. Scully, Dr.
Smith, Dr. Garvin,
Mr. Ashby; absent: Mr. Gladstone, Mr.Goodman) to approve this
There was a motion by Mr. Amen, seconded by Mr. Menaker, and it was
(affirmative, Mr. Amen, Mr. Menaker, Dr. Smith; Ms. Scully, Mr.
Ashby, Dr. Garvin;
opposed: Mr. Arnold, Mr. Kalter, Dr. Davies, Dr. Battaglia, Dr.
Newman; absent Mr.
Gladstone, Mr. Goodman) to reconsider the
Following a motion by Mr. Amen, seconded
by Ms. Scully, it was VOTED (affirmative, Mr.
Amen, Ms. Scully, Mr. Kalter, Mr. Menaker,
Dr. Battaglia, Dr. Garvin, Mr. Ashby, Dr.
Newman, Dr. Davies, Mr. Arnold; opposed:
Dr. Smith; absent: Mr. Gladstone, Mr.
Goodman) to send the proposed amendment
forward to be read at the December 2011
Delegate meeting, for a vote in March 2012,
with no Board recommendation.
Rules Applying to Dog Shows Chapter 2,
Section 3 Territory
The Suffolk County Kennel Club proposed
Nemo"......SAUL'S TRACE THE MEMORY completed his championship on
2/19/12 after winning his 3rd major under judge Allan Addicot
at the Lakeland Winterhaven KC. A special thank you to Jinny Rojas
for her superb job in handling our boy!
Nemo is owned and loved by Kathy Anaya & Karen Klein and bred by
Serge Guillet & Ron Lirettte.
BLUESTONE WILLOWRUN SILVER TONGUED DEVIL aka SLY
finished today at 20 months of age at the Cyclone Country KC of
Ames in Des Moines, IA. breeder - owner handled, both Majors.
Thank you to Judge Nancy Liebes. Special thank you to Phyllis
Lockwood of Willowrun, who made it all possible by sharing Sly's
beautiful dam with us,
Willowrun's Vanessa. Sly is # 3 champion for his Sire, Vinnie,
*Bluestones Vincenzo V Ravedane
Magazine Article--Westminster, "Show Dog," and the Battle Over
Video of Breed Judging at Westminster
Judge Judy Harrington
BEST OF BREED
GCH Lobato's JitterBug Man
BEST OF OPPOSITE SEX
Ch Hope's Country Lil' Carrie
AWARD OF MERIT
GCH Hladik's Jump Up And Kiss Me
AWARD OF MERIT
GCH Wysiwyg's Hulett Me B A Rock Mover BN RN
Mesaba, StarGazn & Sumner are pleased to announce that Ms. Diva (
StarGazn Genuine Risk v. Sumner) finished under judge Marsha Banks
on Saturday at the Illini Specialty. Diva went BOW to finish with a
5 pt. major. She finished with 3 majors and is the 4th CH. For her
dam - Ch. Sumner's Canon in D v. Alpine. She is the 3 rd Ch. for her
sire Rojon's Without Reservation.
Well known Great Dane Breeder, Owner, Handler & Best in Show Judge,
Donald Carmody passed away Monday 2/6/12 of cancer. Don had retired
5 years ago from the banking industry in the state of Iowa, but
remained active in numerous community affairs and state and regional
transportation issues. Don was a respected competitor having
campaigned several Great Danes to multiple Best in Shows. They
purchased a retirement home in Tucson, Arizona, where wife, Mary Lou
will continue to reside. Son, Shawn who recently married is living
in Chicago. Contributions can be made in Don's name to the Great
Dane Club of America's Charitable Trust, 2281 Alton Road, Deltona,
Card may be sent to Mary Lou at
Mary Lou Carmody
1613 Oakland Mills Rd.
Mt .Pleasant Iowa 52641
We're so proud to announce that it is now.....CH JV Cosmic's I'll
Leave You Star Struck "Harlow" finished on 1/28 winning a 5pt major
at the GDCNE Specialty under breeder/judge Colette Jacobsen! Huge
congrats to her breeders Vicki & John Kimbell on their first home
bred champion! And to owners Tami & Wally Bradford (Cosmic Danes)
and Karen Pacino who Owner Handled her from start to finish!!
We are sad to report that Scott Hamlin passed away after a long
illness. Karen Hamlin has asked if donations are made that
they be made in his name to the Great Dane Club of America
Charitable Trust. For those
wishing to make donations.
click here for a link to the Trust page on the GDCA website
If you would like to send Karen a card here is the address
2931 Dogwood Ct
Salem Oregon 97302
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print magazine premium page availability
"Tango" Ch Dundane Dancing With Fireside achieved his championship
after 5 show weekends out at the Novi MI shows on 1/21/2012 at 15
months old By going BOB over 6 specials for 4 points under Judge
Charlotte Clem McGowan then going on to place 2nd in the group. The
day before he also went WD/BOW under Judge Barbara Dempsey Alderman
and the first time entered as a special he went BOB and made the cut
in the group ring under Judith Goodin and received BOS under judge
Joseph Napolitano. Tango is out of Ch Fireside's Leonidas x Dundanes
Last Dance, Bred by Dundane, Owned by Stephanie Blades and Dundane,
Handled by Cindy Kelly and Stephanie Blades.
Not to be outdone, at the same shows, his half sister "Sweet Pea"
took WB 3 days in a row to finish her Ch title as well!
New Judges Approval Process
SAUL'S TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD “Atticus” finished his AKC Championship
handled beautifully by Patricia Lawrence @ the Inverness Florida
Kennel Club under breeder judge Mr. Jeffrey Langevin (4 points
major)! Atticus finished at 15 months of age with 3 majors awarded
by breeder judges 1 being a Specialty 5 points major owner breeder
Owners: Kristi Allison & Ron Lirette & Serge Guillet Breeders: Ron A
Lirette & Serge Guillet.
The Dog Show Superintendents Association (DSSA) would like to share
some information and gather your feedback on the GROUP REALIGNMENT
proposal. Please take a moment to review this material and answer a
few survey questions. This will help us better understand the
thinking of the Fancy as well as how to possibly implement the new
The GROUP REALIGNMENT information and SURVEY can be found at the
Ron Biscaro passed away this week. I have no information for
cards at this time. Anyone wishing to make a donation can make
it to the GDCA Charitable Trust in Ron’s name. Here is an
article about Ron in a local newspaper
Indio, CA Judge: Mrs. Dorothy Collier Handled by: Dick Schaefer
"Vendetta" was WB, BOW, BOS for the Major and is now...Ch. PCH I
Came To Get Down V Highlander
Watch for "Vendetta" and Jr. Handler, Breanna Uyeno in the
Click see her ad in the photo gallery
Our Prayers for Breeder, Handler Bradley Buttner who is having
open heart Surgery tomorrow. Get Well cards may be sent to 6712
West Hwy 86, Joplin, MO. 64804
Two for two! Scout, GCH Longo Miller N Lore's Diamond Lil, wins
breed and takes Group 1 under Dr. Robert D. Smith on the second day
of the Florida circuit.
Jennifer Bell and Jan Miner are proud to announce that Kiss is now
Ch. Justice's Once Upon A Dream V Meric. Kiss is out of Aust. Ch.
Thunderfire BrilliantBlu x Ch. Rainmaster's Ready To Run. Kiss was
bred by Trudi Justice and Jan Miner.
GCH Longo Miller N Lore's Diamond Lil, Scout, won breed under Mr.
Jason Hoke, and took Group 1 under Mrs. Michele L. Billings on the
first day of Florida circuit.
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Mesaba, Stargazn & Sumner Great Danes are happy to announce that
"Jack" Stargazn At World's End v. Mesaba is now a Champion!!!
Jack owns: Mary Lee Williams & Fay Rogstad. Bred by Katie Krehmeyer
& Fay Rogstad. Jack is Gable's ( CH. Elan's Command Decision v.
Reimroc ) 45 Champion.
He is Dee's ( Ch. Sumner's Canon in D v. Alpine ) 3rd Champion this