Carrie ends 2012 as #1 Bitch in the USA - All Breed and Breed Rankings
About her accomplishments
We are so proud of her . . . presented by Doug and Mandy Carlson and sponsored by Priscilla Martin, Carrie won her third Best In Show, was awarded Best Opposite and Westminster and Eukanuba, won the NE Illinois Bouvier des Flandres Specialty, and took an Award of Merit at the National Specialty. She participated in the breed's Top Twenty formal event. Carrie brought her total of Group One wins to 28 and group placements to 86. WOW! Go team Carrie! She will be retiring at home to the whelping box in 2013.
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Gunner is awarded Stud Dog of the Year
At the 2012 Bouvier National Specialty, Gunner was awarded Top Stud Dog. We are thrilled with the honor. Gunner's get now includes Bouviers with performance titiles in obedience, rally, herding, tracking and agility. Many of those are advanced titles. He has produced a Best in Show winner, a national futurity winner, a national sweepstakes winner, two best in specialty winners, 14 Champions and 5 Grand Champions. He was Best Veteran and Best Stud Dog at 2011 National.
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Gracie earns #3 Performance Bouvier in the USA
Our hats off to all the hard work that went into this by Gracie's owners. Gracie was presented and worked exclusively by Fred Knight while Judy Knight was her main cheerleader, worry wort and kennel girl! Atta girl, Gracie! What a super accomplishment!
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Blade finishes undefeated in three weekends, trained and handled by Doug and Mandy Carlson. Harley earns her Championship after taking Reserve Winners Bitch at the National. Eve finishes in grand style. Ike and Molly get new performance titles in Rally and Obedience trained and handled by owners Mitch and Gayle Mitchiner. Jean Petersen worked diligently with Faye, Kendall and Jackson to excel in the herding field. And what stars they proved to be when taken off the couch and dusted off. Kelly and Charlie -- owned by Chas and Priscilla Martin -- earned their Grand Championship and Championship respectfully with Charlie winning five majors and a puppy match Best In Show before he was a year old! Priscilla's Decker was also a shining star, finishing in the top ten Bouviers for breed and all breed. We are so proud of GCH Margaux's Stacked Deck and all the other Margaux bouviers who have made 2012 a year of accomplishments..
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Ch Margaux's Takes Two To Tango
"Blade" taking Group 3 from the classes.
CH Margaux's Va Voom "Harley"
Ch Margaux's Original Sin
"Eve" trotting to her championship
CH Margaux's American Girl BN RE NAP "Molly" and Mitch work hard at agility.
Ike and Gayle compete in Rally.
GCH Margaux's In Command BN RA8
CH Margaux's Parfait Accompli HSAds
proving her skill on the herding field.
CH Margaux's Zinfandell HSAd "Kendall" earns another title moving the ducks!
Priscilla and Chas' GCH Kelly at Limerick
Priscilla and Chas' new Champion
CH Margaux's X-Factor Charlie
GCH Margaxu's Stacked Deck