While Luke had the weekend off from showing, Nash and Rowan shined in the ring making the cut three days in group and finishing the cluster off with a nice Working Group 3 placement! Thank you to the judges who have recognized Nash!
Nash had a wonderful trip to South Jordan, UT where he went Best of Breed all four days in a big entry of Swisses! Couldn't be happier!
New title for Luna (Royce x Quest) earned along side her owner Annika, good going! Trout Creek's Jazzberry Jam RN
4/28/18: Rally Novice Title at Walla Walla Kennel Club
4/21/18: Rally Novice Leg 2 at Palouse Hills Dog Fanciers
4/20/18: Rally Novice Leg 1 at Palouse Hills Dog Fanciers
WILLAPA HILLS TRAIL PACK HIKE - CENTRALIA, WA
Nash earned the first two required legs toward the GSMDCA pack dog title at the Willapa Hills Trail pack hike carrying 20% of his body weight.
SEATTLE KENNEL CLUB - SEATTLE, WA
Excited to announce Opal (Royce x Quest) earned her AKC championship title at the Cascade Club Supported Entry at Seattle Kennel Club!
3/11/18 - Nash BOB for 5pt GCH major
3/10/18 - Nash BOB for 5pt GCH major & Opal WB/BOW/BOS for 3pt major & NEW AKC CHAMPION
SHASTA KENNEL CLUB - ANDERSON, CA
Nash was Best of Breed (3/15-3/18) at Shasta Kennel Club in Anderson, CA and also picked up a nice GROUP 3 placement under Judge Warren Hudson. Good job, Nash & Luke!
COVERED BRIDGE CLUSTER - ALBANY, OR
A weekend to remember! Nash and Luke won the working group, picked up a Group 4 and went Best of Breed all four days of the cluster! I couldn't be more pleased with the start to 2018. A sincere thank you to the judges for their recognition of Nash and to Luke & Rowan for their continued belief in Nash.
SANTA CLARA KENNEL CLUB - SAN JOSE, CA
Nash and his daughter Marla hit the road down to California and had a nice weekend away!
2/18/18 - Nash SEL for 4pt GCH major and Marla RWB to the major
2/17/18 - Nash SEL for 5pt GCH major and Marla picked up her first points going Winners Bitch from the 6-9 puppy class for a 4pt major!
SUNMAID KENNEL CLUB - FRESNO, CA
Nash & Luke at the Sunmaid Kennel Club Show in Fresno, CA (2/3 & 2/4) Thank you to the judges for the recognition!
BOB/Group 3 - Breed Judge: Ms. Sandy Wheat / Group Judge: Dr. Wanda Spediacci
BOB/Group 4 - Breed Judge: Dr. Wanda Spediacci / Group Judge: Ms. Sandy Wheat
PORTLAND ROSE CITY CLASSIC CASCADE GSMD CLUB SPECIALITIES
What a weekend! Nash went Best of Breed all four days of the Rose City Classic Show two of which included specialty shows - this added Multiple Best in Specialty Shows (MBISS) to his name and he also became one of the handful of Greater Swiss to earn his AKC Gold Grand Championship! As always, sincere appreciation to Luke and Rowan Baggenstos for their presentation of Nash and also to Marty Glover who helped cover him.
Not to be forgotten, Marla (Nash x Soleil) had her show debut this weekend in the 4-6 Beginner Puppy and she looked stellar!
NEBRASKA KENNEL CLUB - OMAHA, NE
Stetson (Nash x Soleil) and his owner/handler Zeke strutting their stuff at an AKC sanctioned match...adorable duo! Can't wait to see what this team will do as they both mature.
STETSON THE TRICKSTER!
Way to go Stetson on earning your Novice Trick Dog title just a few days after turning six months old!
WESTERN WASHINGTON CLUSTER - PUYALLUP, WA
The year is off to a nice start - Nash went Best of Breed all days at the Western Washington Cluster, nice getting to see him and Luke together in the group ring this year! Also, Birch (Nash x Soleil) showed in 4-6 Beginner Puppy for his first show ever and did a great job!
"Nash" GCHS CH Trout Creek's Written Onna Star CGC, RN, JHD, HTADIs, TKN is looking forward to a great year with Luke & Rowan Baggenstos!
Check out Luke and Rowan's section in the January 2018 issue of the Canine Chronicle.