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Brags, Brags and More Brags!!!  

Hey, Members!
Where are your show wins??
We can’t showcase them if you don’t send them in!!
Send them to Sue Hamilton.




The TV coverage barely showed him - but our Poe was 2nd in the Group at the show televised today ( Thanksgiving Day )


What a day!!! Travler was well represented and awarded at the national dog show!!! Travler's Man of Letters was WD/BOW today for two more points, bringing him to (12 points, both majors)!!! Jensen was bred by Jerry, Cheryl, and Cody Sulewski and is co-owned with Jerry Sulewski . GCHB.Travler's Book of Shadows was BOS with co-owner and handler Kelly Reppert . And finally, Cat's brother Poe, GCHP. Travler's Witches Do Come Blue took BOV and then went on to an amazing Group 2! Congratulations to Mara and Becca Flood who have done so much with this special boy and the incredible journey he has gone on! Congratulations also go to Becky Tehon and Jennifer Hammond-Vohnoutka who co-bred both Cat and Poe!!! Watch for Poe and Mara Flood and Kelly and Dragon as the collie representatives in the herding group on tv Thanksgiving Day!!!! The show starts immediately after the Macy's Day Parade on NBC!!! #teamtravlercollies #teamworkmakesthedreamwork #nationaldogshow #kcofphiladelphia 17 


 Today at the Upstate Kennel Club's 1 show, Jen and Bonnie won Group 1 and on to Reserve Best In Show, under Judge Stan Matsumoto. At the 2nd show won Group 2 under Judge Matthew Proctor. Yesterday was also a Group 2 under Judge Sharon Griffin. So proud of this team!!! Jen LaMere  


At the National Dog Show in Philadelphia, our “Poe”, GCHP Travler SugarNSpice Witches Do Come Blue, was BOV and 2nd in the Herding Group. He also added two nice BOV wins at the supported entry shows in Springfield MA. As of the end of October, he was #1 Smooth Collie under the All-Breed system, and #2 under the Breed system. His young nephew, “Neo”, Travler SugarNSpice The Shadow Knows, was WD, BW for 5 points at one of the Springfield shows, from the 6-9 Puppy Class. Both Poe and Neo were are co-owned with and handled by Mara Flood, SugarNSpice Collies. Becky Tehon  


STYLIN' (Shiba Inu) Earned her Farm Dog Certified title today at the Susque-Nango Kennel Club Trial today in Windsor, NY. Additionally, Nova, Finnish Spitz, earned her FDC, too, the second one in the breed to do so!! Sparkle (Shiba) went along for the ride and Amy (Lancashire Heeler) participated in a Herding Interest Event! Linda & Joe Walawander  


My Shiba Inu, "GUSTO", Yokai Go Kobushi Shiba FDC CA FCAT SCN SIN SEN RATN CGC TKN, earned his Beginner Novice Obedience Title on the first day of the Trial. linda walawander  


NEW TITLE for GUSTO!!! Beginner Novice Obedience with a score of 195 1/2 at the SOTC Trial!!!! SO PROUD of this Boy!!! (Yokai Go Kobushi Shiba FDC CA FCAT SCN SIN SEN RATN CGC TKN) linda walawander  


My little wise guy was BOB show 1 & BOB/Group 4 for show 2. I got some very nice complements from both judges on him. Jen Benedict  


30th BIS today for the unstoppable Twink !!! Thank you to Judge Mrs. Vicki Abbott for her recognition of our Starlet at the Yuma Arizona Kennel Club in Yuma, AZ. To Jorge and Susie Olivera and the entire Olivera Team much appreciation for your dedication to Twink and for always presenting her at her very best!  


TWINK" aka CH GCHP Carmel SkyHigh Wish Upon A Star, the winningest Miniature Schnauzer Bitch in AKC history. Ranked #1 overall MS for 2019 and 2020. Pictured being awarded one of her now 15 BIS. Most BIS wins for a MS, second only to her uncle "JUSTIN". Owned by Marilyn Jacobs, Marilyn Lande, Silvia Soos-Kazel, Carma Ewer and Yvonne Phelps. Bred by Susan Coulter and Carma Ewer (12/2020) 


 Hats tipped to our Starlet TWINK” Team Twink so enjoyed the marvelous Best of Breed win by our Twink at the glorious Morris & Essex Show! Thank you to Judge John Constantine-Amodei for this wonderful honor. We truly appreciate the dedication of Twink’s show presenters, Jorge and Susie Olivera and Team � This lovely ad is viewed in this month’s issue of Showsight - The Place for Purebred Dogs with Purpose. Silvia Soos Kazel  


Junior Brags  


JaNetta had a wonderful first weekend showing as a AKC Junior. Thanks so much Jennifer Cuipylo-Benedict and Colleen Rose for giving JaNetta the opportunity to show your handsome boy Vegas. You both are amazing teachers. .  

A match made in This little girl is a natural. JaNetta first time handling a new puppy and she had him doing better than I could. She’s got the dog language down pat. Hopefully OKAs next up and coming Jr Handler. - jennifer Cuipylo-Benedict  


Sorry if I missed your brag please send or resend for next month’s addition. Always Looking For Your Brags. Editor  



SpotLight On our Veteran Dogs


They can be preformance brags or Conformation brags. If you have a Vetran Dog and want to brag about him or her send me your Brag(s) with a write up and picture(s) please breven7885@aol.com  


Dillon belonging to Suzy Beyer is the first dog to be featured in my New section. Meet the Vetran Dogs of OKA members.  


Smooth Collie Bonus, Becky Tehon  


Kazu is one of those dogs to me known as a "heart dog". While I love all of my canine companions, he, indeed, has stolen my heart! Submitted by: Linda Walawander and KAZU 



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