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Previous Winners of the Dog Show Cover Contest



 
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2021 Dog Show Cover Contest

WINNER

Cayla KankashPhotographed is "MACH2 ADCH-Bronze Blackfoot's Gold Coast Maori Gift", a five-year-old Labrador Retriever after receiving her Agility Dog Champion-Bronze Title through the USDAA @Home Titling Program. "Kiwi" is a versatile dog that loves to be put to work while training for agility trials, hunt tests, nosework and dock diving. She has a ton of drive but comes with a wonderful off-switch at home - she loves to snuggle on the sofa with her owner/trainer, Cayla. She always has something to say and you can hear her while she's waiting to come into the agility ring and while running a course. Cayla is going to use the prize money to help buy "Kiwi" more toys, training supplies, and entries to agility competitions.

HONORABLE MENTION

Pamela PadgettPhotographed is Alta-Tollhaus Immix, a four-year-old German Shepherd Dog who earned a Level 2 title in a Christmas Hide 'n Seek Competition at Conway Canine Companions. Immix enjoys Hide 'n Seek where he puts his nose to the test and finds rats and anise. He competes in K9 Nose Work, FAST CAT, and has recently begun participating in a Frisbee league. He loves soaring through the air for his Frisbee! His owner and photographer, Pamela Padgett, will use the money to purchase more Frisbees and pay entry fees for competitions.

HONORABLE MENTION

Dakota BerdahiPhotographed is Gus the rescue Heeler mutt holding his two new ribbons after achieving his CGCU and CGCA titles! Gus was rescued in January of 2020 and currently has 15 AKC titles! He loves to compete in Rally, Obedience and Agility. Gus proves every day that rescue mutts can compete and excel in the competition sport world! We plan to use the money to buy more treats and enter more shows!

HONORABLE MENTION

Hilary HuskeyPhotographed is "Ivie's Strength is Honor", aka: "Noxus", a Siberian Husky after titling in a local Fast Cat event. Noxus is a sweet boy that has a heart of gold. Lovingly referred to as "Captain America", he will try anything for his owner. Noxus is an athletic boy that adores running and playing fetch. He leads his recreational mushing team and holds multiple titles across different registries. Noxus will spend his prize money on entering his favorite sport, dock diving! Photograph taken by Hilary Huskey, Noxus' owner and handler.

HONORABLE MENTION

Catherine PerronPhotographed is CH Jendu Wild Wild West DSA at the NADD Nationals in Toledo Ohio. "James" is a conformation Champion as well as the Number One Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Dock Diving Dog in 2019 and 2020. James will be getting lots of treats and some new water toys.

HONORABLE MENTION

Petra NeumuellerPictured is English Springer Spaniel "CH Essgermany's N' All-Time Hawaii Five-O", aka "Kono" and "Essgermany's Diamond Head", aka "Diamond Rally Novice".

HONORABLE MENTION

Sue KendallPhotographed is Vargas, a Welsh Terrier after winning his RATCHX7 and Crazy 8's Double Platinum Silver. Vargas is currently the highest titled Welsh Terrier in Barn Hunt. He loves to hunt but also has a sassy side when it comes to tunnels. Vargas plans to spend his prize money on a new bed and some bully sticks. As you can see, Vargas loves to pose for pictures with his Hodges Badge ribbons!

HONORABLE MENTION

Linda DavisPictured here is "GCH CH Snapshots Don't Spill the Beans CAX21". "Taco" is an 8-year-old Dalmatian with over 110 conformation and performance titles. In his spare time, he works with the Laurel Police Department (MD) with their Pink Patch Project for Breast Cancer.

HONORABLE MENTION

Denise Thomas"Ticket", "Solachis Over The Limit", is a 2 year old Border Collie and competes in agility herding and dock diving. He is posing with our "ribbon tree" in the lobby at Countryside Agility Training Center. The ribbons from Hodges are so pretty we have one tree that we just adorn with all the big rosettes every Christmas. They look extra fancy with the lights from the tree and get lots of compliments every year.

HONORABLE MENTION

Rebecca PoguePhotographed is Rebecca Pogue and "PHENOMENAL BULLIES MOSCATO OF JDK", an American Bully who had become a XL CHAMPION in a conformation show hosted by ABKC (AMERICAN BULLY KENNEL CLUB). Moscato is now living the retired life and enjoys going on car rides and daily walks. Rebecca no longer participates in the show ring because she is now a BRC GLOBAL show host of the OHIO BULLY SHOWCASE. Moscato worked very hard to win all of her awards and it is such an honor to have her featured.

HONORABLE MENTION

Lorri Henry-BeauchampMiniature Australian Shepherd "Henry-Beauchamp's Whirlpool" aka "Kiva" ponders over the joys of accomplishment of trialing in NADAC and AKC agility. "Kiva" and her owner Lorri value their bond be it hiking, kayaking, trialing or just hanging together. Their favorite times are those made while "Kiva" puts on her "Therapy Smile" and they head to Assisted Living Facilities. It has been a long, lonely time because of Covid 19 so they plan to use some of the prize money for little gifts for the residents. "Kiva" and her twin 'doggie niece' often pull a wagon full of treats for those folks, and enjoys the payback, given in pats and hugs.

2020 Dog Show Cover Contest

WINNER

Linda Siekert

Photographed are "Ford" and his mom "Ph'nx" proudly displaying their beautiful Basenji National Specialty ribbons. "Ford" and "Ph'nx" represent generation three and four of sinbajé basenjis "All Around Hounds". When not working, training, or playing, "Ford" and "Ph'nx" spend time lounging on the chairs and sofas of their choice, found throughout the family home. Linda plans to use their prize money on maintaining those creature comforts, while continuing to enter dog shows in hopes of winning even more beautiful ribbons. Photo was taken and submitted by breeder/owner/handler Linda Daves Siekert.

HONORABLE MENTION

Jean Locke

Photographed is "Simon", The Fabulous Flying Circus Corgi, rescued Pembroke Welsh Corgi. 2X Agility Extraordinaire, 7X Agility High in Trial winner. "Simon" is now a DM Warrior and advocate for shelter animals.

Once a year "Simon" hosts an agility fundraiser where all his guests bring money and supplies for our local shelter. Now at month 22 with active DM, despite going to physical therapy twice a week to slow his deadly disease down, he insists we donate his prize money to our local animal shelter. He remembers his shelter days and always pays it forward.

"Simon" Sez: "It's amazing what you can accomplish when someone believes in you."

HONORABLE MENTION

Sue KendallPhotographed are "Neumann" (wire fox terrier) and "Vargas" (welsh terrier) after a weekend of barn hunt. "Neumann", 11 and "Vargas" 5 love to hunt rats and pose with their ribbons. The barn hunt boys will use their prize money to enter more barn hunt trials. Photo was taken and submitted by their owner Sue Kendall of Chilton, WI.

HONORABLE MENTION

Jessica CookPhotographed is Champion KHAOS' "TURN UP THE BOOST" aka: "Boo". "Boo" is a 1.5 year old, Olde English Bulldogge, shown after competing and winning best of breed in a ABKC conformation dog show event in Atlanta, Georgia. "Boo" will continue showing until she achieves her Grand Champion title. Photo was taken by Jessica of Khaos Kennels.

HONORABLE MENTION

Annie StrobelPhotographed is "Zoe", an 11 year old Catahoula Leopard Dog, after a weight pull trial held by the Minnesota Mixed Breed Club. "Zoe" will be retiring from weight pull and will use the prize money towards getting her Chessie sister, "Oakley", her own fitted harness along with a retirement treat for herself. Photo was taken and submitted by Annie Strobel.

HONORABLE MENTION

Aubrey LacrossePictured is "Qwik LaCrosse". "Qwik" is a 13 year old Curly-Coated Retriever posing with her Versatility Challenge Ribbon awarded at the CCRCA National Specialty in 2019. She successfully competed in Rally Obedience, Gun Dog and Veteran Sweepstakes and also the Working Certificate in the field to earn the Versatility Challenge Ribbon. "Qwik" always loved posing with her winnings. I am thankful to Hodges for creating so many beautiful rosettes to serve as memories of our time spent together.

HONORABLE MENTION

Jennifer Gerdes"Romeo" proudly displays his ICE International Canine Events Triple Crown Award in conformation. He loves modeling as much as he loves dog shows and is focusing on this as a new career now that he is retired. With his prize money, he is getting a new grooming table with a silhouette of himself, in his signature color of lime green. "Romeo" always enjoys being photographed by Tom Weigand, The Winning Image.

HONORABLE MENTION

Kate RennerPictured here is "Baker", an 11 year old German Shepherd dog mix, with his CAX5 Ribbon from the Bayshore Companion Dog Club. "Baker" successfully completed 125 Qualifying scores in the AKC Coursing Ability Test. "Baker" loves to chase the plastic bag bunnies! Photo by Kate Renner.

HONORABLE MENTION

Claire Ricci

Pictured is "Hits One More For the Road", aka "Bleu", handled by Marcia Rupnow. "Bleu" and Marcia won 2 legs toward their Junior Hunting Title at Anthracite Brittany Club's Hunt Tests in September, 2019.

"Bleu" is a 13 year old Brittany who still loves to compete. He has many placements and titles in Obedience, Rally, Field Trials and Hunting Tests along with his CGC. "Bleu" will share his prize money with his friends, 2-legged and 4-legged alike.

Marcia is an avid hunter and fisherman and all around sportswoman. Her love for the outdoors and hunting led her and her husband to buy a bird dog. That first Brittany led to many more Brittanys, and into the world of field trials and hunt tests, she has qualified for and competed at The American Brittany Gun Dog National Championships for several years. She will continue to compete with "Bleu" as long as he is able.

HONORABLE MENTION

Pamela PagettPhotographed is "Landry von Irving", a German Shepherd Dog, after a barn hunt trial. "Landry" was Pamela's first competition GSD. She earned 33 titles in her lifetime and was even recognized in the German Shepherd Dog Club of America's Parade of Greats in 2015. Pamela will donate the prize money to Allie's Meadows Diabetic Alert Dogs. Photo taken by Pamela Padgett.

HONORABLE MENTION

Colin LaddPhotographed are Colin Ladd and "Fireball Whiskey of Windham", a Golden Retriever after winning a trick competition at a local fair. "Fireball" is a Registered Pet Partner Therapy Dog, donates blood at a Veterinary Specialist Hospital, and loves to do canine musical freestyle. Colin is going to use the prize money to buy "Fireball" a new toy and training supplies to continue their training.

HONORABLE MENTION

Tonya MurrayPhotographed is "Benjamin Button's", a 5 year old Australian Shepherd after his first AKC Scent Trial. "Benjamin" loves scent work and loves showing off his ribbons. "Benjamin" is also a therapy dog and has his own Facebook page (Benjamin Button's the Australian Shepherd). He will use his prize money for more trials to show off his beautiful ribbons and rosettes.

HONORABLE MENTION

Joyce Rivers

This is "Mr. Riggs", a Sheltie Rescue adopted at age 1, showing off his Championship NADAC ribbon. He earned multiple championships in different venues. The prize money will be donated to the New England Sheltie Rescue who saved this incredibly special boy I was blessed to own. "Mr. Riggs" passed away in 2017 at the age of 17.

HONORABLE MENTION

Amanda MullerPhotographed are Judge Patricia Snyder, handler Amanda Muller and "Paisley", a Golden Retriever, after winning their first Agility Championship. Amanda and "Paisley" (5 years old) began agility to build confidence and their relationship. Amanda will use the prize money towards chews and treats for "Paisley" and her sister "Paige" during their next agility trial.

HONORABLE MENTION

Jane Johnson"Velvet" (GCH DC Akuaba N Eldorado's Speedster BN, RN, FDC, MC, LCX NFP CA BCAT RATS CGC, TKN, ATT) a 10 year old Basenji earns top honors in the 12-18 inch class at an AKC Fast Cat trial in NJ. This multi talented girl has traveled the East coast competing in various AKC events and making new friends. "Velvet" will be donating her prize money to the Basenji Health Endowment Fund. Photo taken and submitted by Jane Johnson.

HONORABLE MENTION

Katherine Stivason"Sabrina" (right) is a 6.5 year old Mastiff who is an AKC Bronze Grand Champion and a Therapy Dog. She enjoys visiting nursing homes. "Decker" (left) is her two year old son, who is following in her footsteps with shows and future therapy work. They are wearing the Mastiff Club of America National Specialty (MCOA) commemorative medals. The prize money will be donated to the Mastiff Rescue Foundation, Inc.

HONORABLE MENTION

Tom KotchPhotographed is "H&M Springlake Red Thunder". "Nikko" is a 5 year old ASCA registered Australian Shepherd taught and guided by Tom & Pattie Kotch. He's a member of the Tulsa Dog Training Club. He competes in AKC and UKC obedience, rally, and agility. He'll share his booty with his kennel mates "Rex" and "Bree".
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