To all our
friends around the world,
Holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Hanukah, Happy Kwanzaa,
God Jul, Godt Nytår, Gott Nytt År, Feliz Navidad, Buon Natale,
Felice Anno Nuovo, Nollaig Shona Dhuit, Nollaig chridheil huibh,
Joyeux Noel, Hyvaa joulua, Mo'adim Lesimkha Chena tova, Shinnen
omedeto. Kurisumasu Omedeto, Gledileg Jol, Froehliche Weihnachten,
Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar, Sretan Bozic, Boas
Festas e Feliz Ano Novo, een plesierige kerfees!!!
that the year 2000 was another good year for us would be an understatement.
brought our first champion of the year, 'Tara', Ch. Rose Croft Party
Favor owned by Joe Vernuccio of New Haven, CT.
started the year out with a bang with THREE back to back Group 1's
and 8 other Group placements.
February was a very busy and exciting
month! It brought us visitors and dogs from
Denmark. Berit Rosenfeldt, Kennel Lachleen and Jette
Thesrup came to deliver a puppy bitch bred by Jette, Thesrup Gaia and a 2 year old male, Hage Løjrom bred by Peter Hage. Both
Gaia and Løjser fit in just like they were born here. During their
visit we all flew to Connecticut to be the guests of Joe
Vernuccio. Joe and Rick treated us in grand style by sending a
stretch limousine to pick us up at the Hartford airport.
Saturday night Mark McDonald and Trish Watson treated Teddie (our
daughter), Berit, Jette and Joe to a Broadway production of Beauty
and the Beast as we attended the Pedigree Awards dinner where Teddy
was announced the Cairn of the Year. Monday morning we all
rode the train in to New York for the prestigious Westminster Kennel
Club Dog Show.
following weekend we headed for the CTCNC Specialty weekend.
Teddie was Best Junior Handler for the second year in a row and Jake
won his first major and Urchin received two consecutive
legs towards his CD.
9 more Group placements.
addition also arrives from the New Jersey, Freja, our first female
Glen of Imaal Terrier.
March Petie won "Best Puppy" under
breeder judge Carolyn McFall at the Trinity Valley Specialty in
Texas over a big entry.
Teddy four consecutive
Group 1's, 5 other Group placements and Best in Show# 11!!!
Best of Winner both days at Kings County K.C.
his first CK of the year in Denmark.
his first points and 2 Best of Breeds from the classes.
April was a great month for Urchin by earning
three consecutive legs
and earning his Senior Earthdog title.
Group 4 from the classes.
traveled to Maryland for the Potomac specialty, where he was named
Best Puppy in Sweeps and Best in Sweeps by breeder judge Andrew
Kramer. Petie then earned his first major under Karen Wilson
at the Cherry blossom circuit in April just days after he was named
reserve winners dog at the Potomac
specialty. Petie also won Best in Sweeps at the Chicago
Suburban Specialty under breeder Judge Ralph Recker.
Northern California Terrier Association Jake with Teddie showing him
won two more majors from the Bred By Exhibitor class.
Best in Show#13, four more back to back Group 1's and four other
In May Teddy wins 7 consecutive back to back
Group 1's, Best in Shows# 14, 15, 16 & 17, plus 2 other Group
placements. This broke the record for the most Best in Shows ever
won by a Cairn. Not only did Teddy do this, he did it all in
12 months time, but in 2 show calendar years.
Nike a Group 4 from the classes.
And we bought a male Jack Russell puppy called Jack.
down south to San Diego for Graham's first shows here in American
where he wins 4 Best of Breed Puppy and 4 Group 1 Puppy.
her first Master Earthdog leg.
In June Jake finished his championship all from
the Bred By Class with 14 year old Teddie showing to every point.
including three major wins.
earned her first points also from the Bred By Exhibitor class.
to show Jack to get him used to the ring before taking him to Great
Western. His first three day weekend and first time in the
ring, he was Winners Dog, all three day, all for 3 point
Majors!!! The following weekend was Great Western and
Beverly Hills weekend in southern Calif. Jack won two 5
point majors to finish his championship at 6 months and 11 days
another Master Earthdog leg, Duffy finally earns his first Senior
leg and they both earn
AWTA Certificates of Gameness in Open class.
Teddie Two Legs was Best
Junior Handler at Great Western Terrier.
July Kody & Berit went to Lübeck,
Germany where he earned his first CAC.
& Freja are shown at the Northern California Terrier Association
match where Freja wins Best of Breed and Graham BOS.
In August Petie earned a 5-point major by being
named Winners dog at the Denver Cairn Terrier Specialty under
breeder judge Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine.
his third All Terrier Show!!!
Urchin 2 consecutive Master legs & takes obedience
high in trial.
Kody was our shinning star
for the month of September! He earned his first CC in Denmark
and then goes to Norway to earn three consecutive CC, to finish his Norwegian
and Danish Championships and heads to Germany again to earn another
CAC and a CACIB!!
In October Urchin earned 2 more consecutive
Master legs earning his Master Earthdog title. Nike a Group 3
and a Group 4 from the classes and Joe and Petie went to Canada for
a long weekend trip and came back with a Canadian Championship.
Petie was unbeaten in Canada by another class dog while being
named Best of winners at Canadian Cairn Terrier Specialty for 5
points and winners dog at the BC all terrier Club specialty for
another 3, both times under international terrier judges. He
completed his Canadian title efficiently in 3 days showing in 4
Spike becomes a new
Flana earns her third
Master Earthdog leg.
November brought another Group 3 for Nike and
Petie completed his championship at the Turkey Circuit in Maryland
with a 4 point major from terrier judge, Alice Watkins, who had
named him reserve winners dog at Hatboro weeks earlier on Montgomery
another AWTA Certificate of Gameness.
additions to the household, Dez and Trig, Chinese Cresteds boys.
again in Norway and is BOS to the Cairn of the Year and soon to be
mate, plus earns another CACIB.
December, Indy wins his first Major, under
breeder/judge Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine.
bred to 2 bitches in Norway and one in Denmark.
earns her first points first time in the ring.
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