Nash was the only swissy entered this past weekend, but it was still worth the trip - Saturday (8/12) he made the cut in group and Sunday (8/13) went on to earn a WORKING GROUP 4.
STUMPTOWN KENNEL CLUB - PORTLAND, OR
Loch finished his AKC Championship at Stumptown Kennel Club with the help of Dinah Baggenstos - a HUGE thank you to her!
7/23 - Loch Winners Dog & Best of Winners for 3pt major and new champion & Nash Best of Breed for 5pt GCH major
7/22 - Loch Winners Dog for 1pt, Nash Best of Opposite Sex for 2 GCHpts and Clue won her 12-18 class
COOS KENNEL CLUB - BANDON, OR
A weekend to remember on the southern Oregon coast! Nash got three group placements this weekend and Clue picked up four more points going Winners Bitch/Best of Opposite Sex all days.
7/13 - WORKING GROUP 4
7/14 - WORKING GROUP 2
7/15 - BEST OF BREED
7/16 - WORKING GROUP 4
A big thank you to Luke & Rowan and to Sammie Lewis who showed Nash all days in the working group. Also, Angela Merfeld did great with Clue - thank you!
CLACKAMAS KENNEL CLUB - CANBY,OR
Loch picked up a 5pt major going Winners Dog / Best of Winners on Saturday and another point on Sunday going Winners Dog - a big thank you to Dianah Baggenstos for showing him!
Clue won her 12-18 puppy bitch class with an entry of three on both Saturday and Sunday
Nash picked up a nice Best of Breed win on Sunday with an entry of 14 and went Select Dog on Saturday along side of Luke Baggenstos
YAKIMA KENNEL CLUB - ELLENSBURG, WA
Nash & Clue had two successful days in Ellensburg, WA at a small show where Clue picked up two more points towards her championship and Nash went Best of Breed both days. Thank you to Tiffanie Coe for taking Clue in the ring!
WOOFSTOCK KENNEL CLUB - VALLEJO, CA
At the start of a long road trip, in Vallejo, CA Nash picked up a nice Select Dog win for 4pt GCH major. Mostly he had a great time with is sidekick Miss Teagan celebrating the spirit of Peace, Love, and Dogs!
IDAHO SHOWS - FILER & BLACKFOOT
Continuing on the circuit, Nash went Best of Breed one day in Filer, ID and grabbed a Select Dog win in Pocatello, ID. Looking great along side lovely Rowan Baggenstos! He enjoyed his after show fun taking a try at dock diving.
MAY 2017 - GREATER SWISS MOUNTAIN DOG CLUB OF AMERICA NATIONAL SPECIALTY
Nash made a big trip back east to the 2017 GSMDCA National Specialty in Bethlehem, PA. Luke and Rowan weren't able to attend so their friend Jessy Sutton took the lead for the week and did a great job with Nash! At the Lancaster Kennel Club all-breed pre-show he went Select Dog for a 5pt GCH major. They put on great show at the Top 20 evening judging; thank you to Judges Holley Eldred, Phreddie Sienkewicz, and Helene Nathanson for judging this event. Nash made the cut in the specials ring at both the National and Independent Specialty. So happy he was able to go and represent himself! Thank you to Debbie Fields for the photos!
APRIL 2017 - LEWISTON CLUSTER
Nash attended the Palouse Hill & Lewiston Kennel Club shows in Lewiston, ID going Best of Breed all days.
APRIL 2017 - TERRY-ALL KENNEL CLUB
Nash on the road in Colorado with Luke & Rowan - Best of Opposite on Saturday & Select Dog Sunday (entry of 5 male specials & 6 class dogs). Thanks to Alison Burns Woods for the ringside photos!
APRIL 2017 - CHINTIMINI KENNEL CLUB
Loch and Clue picked up their first points both getting 5pt majors on Saturday! Loch went Best of Winners and Club Winners Bitch. Nash picked up a nice Best of Breed win on Saturday and was Select on Saturday.
MARCH 2017 - PENINSULA DOG FANICIERS
3/26 - Nash Best of Breed for 5pt GCH major & Opal Best of Winners for 1pt
3/25 - Nash Best of Opposite Sex for 3pt GCH major
MARCH 2017 - KENNEL CLUB OF BEVERLY HILLS
Nash took a big trip to sunny California with Luke and picked a Best of Breed win (3/5).
MARCH 2017 - SEATTLE KENNEL CLUB
A lot going on at this show for Trout Creek GSMD!
Opal (Royce x Quest) attended her first show going Winners Bitch on Saturday for 2pts and then taking Best of Winners on Sunday for a 3pt major! Great start to her show career!
Nash picked up two GCH 5pt majors going Best of Opposite Sex both days in a large entry of males.
Stoli (Tucker x Akeila) rounded out his championship going Best of Winners on Saturday for a 5pt major
Opal participated in the "Meet the Breed" booth on Saturday and Nash was the picture of a breed ambassador along side of Teagan putting smiles on spectators faces!
FEBRUARY 2017 - NASH #1 MALE GSMD
FEBRUARY 2017 - LINN COUNTY KENNEL CLUB
Nash Backstage at the dog show with little Baggenstos after winning back-to-back Best of Breed wins (2/24 & 2/25). Stoli also picked up 7 more points towards his championship.
FEBRUARY 2017 - SUN MAID KENNEL CLUB
Nash hit the road to California for the Sun Maid Kennel Club show in Fresno - he went Best of Breed on Saturday (2/3) making the cut in working group and went Best of Opposite Sex on Sunday (2/4). Pictured below with one of his favorites, Noel!
FEBRUARY 2017 - GREATEL BEST OF BREED
Greatel goes Best of Breed at Mount Cheam Canine Association Show in Chilliwack, BC at the largest entry of Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs they've had shown at a single event in Canada - congratulations to her owners!
JANUARY 2017 - WESTERN WASHINGTON CLUSTER
Great start to the year at the first local show! Nash takes back-to-back Best of Breed wins while earning Silver Grand Championship and Maudie (Tucker x Akeila) earned her championship!
JANUARY 2017 - PORTLAND ROSE CITY CLUSTER
Nash went Best of Breed the first day of the Rose City Cluster in a group of swisses and Stoli (Tucker x Akelia) picked up a nice 5pt major his first weekend in the ring going Best of Winners.
JANUARY 2017 - CANINE CHRONICLE & SHOWSIGHT
"Nash" GCHS CH Trout Creek's Written Onna Star CGC, RN, JHD, HTADIs is proud to be part of Team Baggenstos and their great group of dogs for another year, looking forward to 2017!
Check out Luke and Rowan's section in the January 2017 issue of the Canine Chronicle.