Monday, September 24, 2007

Time To Relax After The Specialty

"This might work…"

"Nope, I like this much better…"

ASDCA National Specialty 2007 - Sept. 22

Come on Jim, get up, I need to go potty…says Lucy

Another jaunt around the ring for Emily & Ally, Mary & Melek

Open Class competition for bitches line up…From L to R: Rhys with Island Farm's Rock On; Tom with Colby; Terry with Cheddar; and Mary (me) with Lucy

THE CEDARS HULUSI NURGUEL "Lucy", winning one of her 5 pt. majors from JUDGE: Dr Sam F Burke Jr on 9/22/2007

Judge: Dr. Sam F Burke Jr. checking Lucy's bite

Pictured are Best of Breed Specials, only the Dogs. Innana Bay Boudreau of Luckyhit (pictured left) owner/handler Erin Tallon won Best of Breed and went on to place a Group 2. Two group wins for Anatolian Shepherds in one weekend!

ASDCA National Specialty 2007 - GROUP 1

Look out for the ferocious Chinese Crested. Mustafa handled the attack with reserve & dignity.

The crowd roared for Mustafa's Group 1 win. Handler Gary Sheetz.

More ASDCA National Specialty

Jim, my Husband, with our new pup, Aura.

The Hart family, Emily (granddaughter), Jim and Sheryle, with our son Christian

ASDCA National Specialty 2007 - BEST OF BREED


Winners Dog & Winners Bitch

Lucy is owned by Susan Hovis of Oklahoma, Handled by Mary Birdsong

ASDCA National Specialty 2007 - Open Bitches

Lucy won Open Bitches with a 5 pt. Major! Two days in a row!

From L to R: Mary handling "Lucy" The Cedars Hulusi Nurguel, Emily handling "Abby" Island Farms Escape To Horizon. Next is Birinci's Hayalet Dansi, handled by a friend of Carmens, and Caatskill's 'Any Day Now' handled by Ann Collins.

ASDCA National Specialty Gray Summit, MO - 2007

Awarded to Kus Sarkisi Cana Melek for Best Working Bitch


Abby, on left, shown by Jr. Handler, Emily, (not shown), Judge: Mrs. Chris Walkowicz, with me handling Melek

Taking Melek around…

Abby, on left, shown by Jr. Handler, 10 yr. old Emily, Granddaughter of Jim & Sheryle Hart, with me handling Melek. Emily went on to place first in Junior Handling that day. Excellent job, Emily…

2007 ASDCA National Specialty - Candid Photos by Jim

Loaded for the trip in the back of our Tundra is Melek and male pup going to his new home.

Lucy waiting to hit the road. Show day is in the morning!

Bath Time - First Time

All of our pups are doing great taking baths. But soon they'll need a bigger basin.

All dry and squeekie clean…
This little guy rode with us to the ASDCA Nationals in Gray Summit, MO to meet his new family.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Puppy Photos at 10 wks.

One of the boys at 10 wks.

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More Puppy Photos…

Two of our female pups playing after lots of rain. 9 weeks old

Latimer sittin' around with the pups

See what happens when you leave the chair…