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I have tried to update the best I can but this is reliant on information being sent to me. However, you can get an idea on what we are up to and have been doing!


Uhura's BCAT title is pending AKC approval.  She finished it at the Dalmatian Club of America's trial Dec 8-9.

Sept - Uhura is ranked #4 in Standard Schnauzers for Fast CAT trials. 

It is official - Jack is now a Bronze Grand Champion.

Aug 5 - 6 - Old Line State Dog Club, MD (UKC) - Splash took best female on Sunday show #2 and is UKC Ch pending.  Ravyn was brought out of retirement to help build an entry if needed (she was not needed) and took Best of Breed Aug 5. Sarah and Uhura got two group 2's and Best Junior all four shows.

July 22-23 - Granite State SSC of SENH - Molly went Winner's Bitch for a four point specialty major and Jack took select dog - his Bronze Gr Ch is pending!

June 15-18 - UKC Premier - Sarah and Uhura took second place (reserve best junior) handling Uhura at the 2016 Invitational (she finished 2016 at #5 in her age group which qualified her for Invitational). On Saturday she took Best Junior handling Foster.  On Sunday she and Uhura took a Guardian Group 4.

NEW CHAMPION - Phantom finished his AKC Championship at Mattaponi KC with WD and BW..

May 20/21 - Uhura took BOS both days at Mattaponi KC for two more Grand Champion points.

April 19 - Molly took a class 4 in Open Black at the American Shetland Sheepdog National Specialty.

May 5/6 - Hampton Roads KC, UKC shows, Sarah picked up three Best Juniors showing Uhura and Splash, a Group 1 with Uhura, a Group 4 showing a Porcelain and a Group 3 and 4 with a Golden.

March 11/12 - Uhura picked up two more selects and Sarah took her Juniors class. Molly took Winner's Bitch and Opposite Sex for her first points.

Jan 29 - Uhura took BOS at Middle Penninsula KC

Jan 14 - Uhura took Select at Greater Fredericksburg KC


Nov 25/26 - Uhura took Best Opposite at Rock Creek KC, MD shows.  These should be her first two Gr Ch majors. 

Nov 24 - Beth ran Storm who earned 1 and 1/2 new titles. He got his HTAD-1 (herding trial arena dog) title on sheep and half of an HTAD-1 title on ducks.

Nov 11/12/13 - Sarah took best Junior all six shows, Uhura got one Gr 2, three G3s and two Gr 4's.  Splash took a Gr 4 and her UKC Ch is pending.

Sept 3/4 - Beltsville MD, UKC shows, AKC/UKC Ch Uhura took two, Gr1s.  Sadly the other dogs did not show for the other day so she was the only one there.

June 26 - Uhura was the only one in her breed to show and she took another OH Group 4

June 25 - Uhura took Best of Breed and OH Grp 4 to finish her AKC Championship

June 4 & 5 - Uhura took Winner's Bitch both shows for two more points

May 21 - Jack took a Veteran Herding Group 1 at Vacationland in Maine.

Virginia State 4-H Agility competition.  Meghan and Storm took 2nd in standard and jumpers, blue in gamblers and red in tunnelers. Meg took High Beginning (based on level) and Junior Champion (based on age).

March 23-27 - Tarheel Cluster, Raleigh,NC - 3/23, Uhura took winner's bitch for a 3 pt major, 3/24 Uhura took Best of Winner's, BOB Owner Handled and a Owner Handler Gr 4 and another 3pt major, 3/25 Best of Winners for another 3 pts

Mar 5/6 - Hampton Roads KC (UKC) - Sarah and Foster took best junior all four shows and Sarah and Uhura took Group 2 both shows on March 6.

Feb 22 - Maryland KC, Uhura took Best of Breed for her first AKC point and a 3 point major.

Jan 16 - K9 Konnection UKC shows - Uhura took a Group 1 in show 1 and a Group 3 in show 2.  Sarah took Best Junior both shows.


Meghan took Best Junior at the Blue Ridge SSC Specialty.

Sept 29 - Uhura's UKC Champion title has been confirmed.  She is now UKC Ch. Celtic Cross Into Darkness and the first UKC Ch for Celtic Cross Standard Schnauzers.

Sept 28 - Storm finished his A course Started Duck title at the American Belgian Malinois Club herding trial today at Keepstone Farm in Berryville, VA.

Sept 3/4 - Jack - Central ME KC and Mid-Coast KC of ME. There were 2 shows each on Thursday and Friday. Thursday a.m. he was Select under Tom Coen , Thursday p.m he was Best Vet in Sweeps under Rose Chandless, Friday a.m. he was Select Dog under Roger Hartinger ,Friday p.m. he was BOS in Vet Sweeps under Tammy DeVito, and Select Dog under Sulie Greendale-Paveza.

Aug 29/30 - K-9 Konnection UKC Show - Uhura took a Group 1 on Satruday for her third competiton win and on Sunday showed wonderfully in Best in Show. Her UKC Championship is pending.

June 25 - Standard Schnauzer Club of America National - Uhura passed her Rat Instinct Test.

May 10 - Old State Line Dog Club, MA (UKC) - Uhura took Guardian Group 2 in both shows. Sarah and Foster too Best Junior in both shows.

April 18 - Old Dominion KC, MD - Splash took Reserve Winner's Bitch



Oct 10 &11 - SSCGD Herding Trial Storm (Will O'Wisp Frostfire HT) and Carley (Shaizach La Vida Loca HT), both earned their PT (pre-trial tested) titles. The Terv, Phantom (River!Run StarBright Edinburgh HT JHD),

Aug 31 - Downeast SSC, ME - Jack took select

Aug 28 - Kennebec Valley SSC, ME - Jack took select.

Aug 1 - Roanoke KC, puppy match, Uhura took puppy working group 4, handled by Sarah.

July 11, 12 & 13 - Jack took Best of Breed all three shows, Woodstock DC and both Green Mountain DC shows inTunbridge, VT.

July 4 - Carley and Storm both earned their HTs at the SSCGB herding trials.

June 14 - Jack took Select at North Shore Kennel Club and again in the evening specialty at Granite State Shetland Sheepdog Club's show.

May 18 - Mattaponi KC - Phantom took Best of Winners and Best Opposite Sex.

May 17 - Vacationland Dog Club - Jack took a Group 1. 

May 10 - Western MA SSC specialties, Jack took Best of Breed in the morning show and select dog in the afternoon show.

Sarah (Karen's youngest) is ranked 38th for 2013 in UKC Novice Junior.

Mar 15 - SSCGB - Jack took Select Dog in show 1.

Jan 11 & 12 - Fredericksburg, VA - River!Run StarBright Edinburgh HT JHD went WD/BOW/BOS for a point on Sat and WD/BOW/BOB for another point Sunday. He just needs one major to finish his AKC CH.



Dec 30 - Blue Ridge Herding Association - Scout (at 11 1/2) completed his HSAs Master title. Phantom completed his HT

Dec 1 - AHBA trial - Phantom passed both Junior Herding Dog trials.

Nov 31 - AHBA trial - Scout got a second place in the HDT-1 class and Phantom passed both his runs and has his JHD title.

Oct 31, Nov 1, Nov 2 - Jack took three Best of Breeds at a four show cluster weekend at Framingham District and Souhegan KC shows in Milford, NH.

October 27 - Middleburg Kennel Club, VA - Sarah got her third win in Novice Juniors handling Std Schnauzer, Gr Ch Celtic Cross Wild Irish Rose.  Sarah now moves to the Open classes.

October 12 & 13 - Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Detroit herding trial. Scout (CH StarBright Rocketeer HSAs) qualified on Saturday toward his HSAs Master title.

Phantom (River!Run StarBright Edinburgh) was entered in HT on Sunday and had a qualifying run.

September 29 - Sarah got her second win in Novice Juniors handling a Std Schnauzer she now co-owns.

August 17 & 18 - Jack took Best of Breed at Wachusett KC both shows.

June 24 - Splash officially has her Herding Instinct Certificate.

June 15 - Jack was Best in Specialty Show winner at North Shore Kennel Club, in MA (designated specialty) since this was a designated specialty within an all breed show he went into the group competition and took a Group 2 !!! AND Splash, handled by Sarah, got her second qualifying run for her Herding Instinct Certificate.

June 9 - Sarah handled a non-Sheltie (Std Schnauzer) to reserve winners bitch at Skyline Kennel Club

June 8 - Splash got her first leg towards her herding instinct certificate.  She was handled by 9 year old Sarah, Karen's daughter.

As of June 4, 2013, Jack is the #1 Grand Ch Sheltie in NH and #3 in VA.

May 18 & 19 - Phantom took Winner's Dog for his first major win at Mattaponi KC in Manassas, VA on May 18 and took WD for 2 more points on May 19.  Sarah took the Novice Juniors class for her first AKC win on May 19 handling Foster.

May 11 - Jack is now a Grand Champion with a Best Opposite Sex win at the Western MA SSC specialty show.  Sarah took best Junior at Old State Line United KC - Bel Air, MD shows 1 and 2 with Foster and Best Female shows 1 and 2 with Splash. Ravyn got Reserve female from the Champions class show 2. 

Feb 17 - Sarah took Best Junior Handler with Foster at the Valley Forge KC match in PA.  She did this from the non-regular, under 9 class. 

Feb 9 - CVSSC specialty, Jack went Select Dog for another Gr Ch win (AKC).

Jan 12 - Phantom (River!Run StarBright Edinburgh), Belgian Tervuren, was WD, BOW, BOB, over a special, for 2 points at the Greater Fredericksburg Kennel Club shows on 1/12/13. He is now up to 6 points,

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