All the updates and news of 2012 are listed below, please follow with us during all our successes and triumphs through the year.
Georgina Kennel Club in Lindsay was a great show for us here at Safice. Safari & Freya (Ch Appleridge's New Sfari CD, CDX, CGN,CGC, TT, HIC and Hellwigg's Makin Magic at Safice CGN) both earnd their Rally Novice Titles (RN). Both girls went 3 for 3 and earned either a first or second place for each trial. Thanks to Judges Paul Oslach and Ted Leslie. Safari was entered for a fourth trial and I moved her up to the Avanced class...she pulled of a 99/100 to earn the first leg of her Rally Advanced title. On the conformation side Hellwigg's Airbender a daughter of Safice's Shamrock v Hellwigg x Ch Hellwigg's Fighting Borukai TEC earned her first points at just over 6 months of age and taking Best Opposite Sex over Specials and earnig her first Puppy Group, congrats to our friend Wendy Haddrall of Hellwigg German Shepherds who is breeder and owner of this beautiful little girl.
At the UKC Maple Leaf Kennel Club show in Rockton Becca (UKC/CKC Ch Safice Kubistraum Quebec) earned her Grand Championship going Best of Breed 4 for 4 over top winning specials. Way to go baby girl!!!
At the Grey Bruce Kennel Club in Owen Sound Swindle (Safice's Fast and Loose) went reserve winners bitch in show 1, winners bitch, best of winners and best opposite sex in show 2, winners bitch, best of winners and best opposite sex show 3, winners bitch, best of winners and best of breed show 4 and reserve winners bitch show 5. This finished Swindle's Championship!! Tini dusted off her dumbell for a refresher in the obedience ring after a bit of a break from the obendience ring...she had a bit of a slow start, but managed a placement in Open B to get her back in the swing of things.
At the Bluewater Kennel Club show Becca earned her championship on the Friday with Winners Bitch and Best Opposite for her final points. On Saturday and Sunday Swindle earned two winners bitch and best of breed wins. Ice earned her Rally Advance (RA) title going 3 for 3 and earning placements on each leg of her title. She is now Ch Appleridge's Ice Princess RN, RA, CGN.
At the Guelph Kennel Club Freya was playing in the big ring and earned a reserve winners bitch from the puppy class.
We went to the Grand River Kennel Club Show in Brantford (UKC) Snake (Ch Safice`s Jake the Snake) earned points towards his UKC Championship and so did little Freya. The scene stealer; however, was Swindle (Safice`s Fast and Loose) who showed like a true champion. She earned a Group 3, Group 4, two Group 1's and a Reserve Best in Show and a Best in Show to complete her UKC Championship!!! What a fabulous weekend. Thanks to the judges that appreciated my girl!
At the Fergus show, Freya got to play in the big ring she earned Reserve winners bitch...not too shabby for a 7 month old just learning the ropes!
Kent Kennel Klub Becca (Safice Kubistraum Quebec) earned Winner’s Bitch x 2 to finish her championship (3pts). Hellwigg’s MakinMagic at Safice (Freya) went to her first big dog show and earned Best Puppy in Breed and Reserve Winners Bitch x 2. Tini (Appleridge Safice Dry Martini CD CDX CGN HIC) earned her Rally Novice title in 4 trials with 4 placements including 2 firsts. Brian also competed in Rally and earned another new Rally Novice Title with Carbon (Ch Safice’s Carbon Copy TEC) who also earned multiple placements.
At the Windsor All Breed Training and Tracking Club show Emma earned her first points for Winners Bitch and Best Opposite, Becca went RWB
Snake and I went to our first American Show of the year attending the Detroit Kennel Club show at COBO Hall and earned a first place in the Jr. Puppy Class.
At the Wildwood Kennel Club show Swindle took Winners Bitch, Best of Winners in 2 shows earning her first points at just 12.5 months!
Woodstock District Kennel Club Show Snake earned Winners Dog x 3, Best of Winners x 3 (6 pts total) and Best puppy in breed x 2 finishing his Championship from Jr. Puppy Class with some extra points. Becca went Winners Bitch x 1 and RWB x 1.
Elgin Kennel Club (4 shows) Snake earned WD, BOW, BO(2pts) BPIB, WD(1pt), WD, BOW, (3pts) bpib; WD, BOW, (2pts) bpib. Becca went WB and BOW (2pts) WB and RWB