December 31, 2011 - Atlas finishes 2011 as the #5 German Shepherd in the United Kennel Club Top Ten for conformation. He also finishes #3 for 2011 in United Kennel Club Rally Obedience 1 All-Stars (all breeds). Atlas was also White German Shepherd Dog Club International #1 Top Ten Dog for 2011.
December 11, 2011 - We went to a CPE agility trial in Ham Lake, MN. Mira Qed in Level 5 Standard, Level 5 FullHouse and Level 5 Jumpers. Nadia Qed in Level 3 Standard, Level 3 Colors, Level 3 Fullhouse and Level 3 Jumpers.
December 3-4, 2011 - At UKC Shows in Minneapolis, MN our co-owned girl Bentley won Best Female to finish her UKC Championship! Atlas won Best of Breed Veteran in three shows and won Best Veteran in Multi-Breed Show twice. Luxor won two reserves in a large champion class.
November 25-26, 2011 - We went to a CPE agility trial in Ham Lake, MN. Mira qualified in Level 5 FullHouse, Level 5 Wildcard, Level 5 Snooker (twice), Level 5 Colors and Level 5 Jumpers. Nadia Qed in Level 3 Standard, Level 3 Wildcard, Level 3 Jackpot, Level 3 Snooker (twice), Level 3 FullHouse and Level 3 Jumpers.
November 19, 2011 - Our co-owned girl Ivy won two Best of Breeds in Menasha, WI to finish her UKC Championship. Congrats to her owner Monique!
November 12, 2011 - At a CPE Trial in Ham Lake, MN Mira qualified in all four of her runs with first places - Level 5 Standard, Level 5 Wildcard, Level 5 Snooker, Level 5 Jumpers. Nadia qualified in Level 3 Wildcard, Level 3 Snooker and Level 3 Jumpers!
October 28-30, 2011 - We had a great weekend at the UKC Gateway Nationals in Gray Summit, MO. Mira competed in agility and qualified in 11 of 12 runs earning points towards her UACH. Atlas competed in rally and conformation. He won an award of merit and a Best of Breed in conformation and qualified in all four rally runs. He scored a perfect 100 in rally for fourth place. He also won a Total Dog award and earned Group III in the herding group for Total Dog. Luxor won the champions class in three shows and reserved in another. He earned the first leg towards his grand championship. He also qualified in a rally run with an 88 and earned a Total Dog award. He earned Group IV in the herding group for Total Dog. Bentley qualified in three straight rally trials with co-owner Mary Stacey to earn her URO1 title. She also won Best Female in three shows and reserve in three. She earned the second win towards her championship!
October 22-23, 2011 - At UKC shows in Loves Park, MN Luxor was Best Male and Best of Winners all four shows to finish his UKC Championship. Bentley co-owned by Mary Stacey won Best Female three shows and Reserve Best Female in the fourth. Ivy co-owned by Monique was Best Female one show and Reserve Best Female one show. Atlas won Best of Breed and Group I all four shows. That would be impressive enough but he also went on to win Best in Multi-Breed Show TWICE!! This was his 11th and 12th UKC Best in Show!
October 14-15, 2011 - We travled to Gilbert, MN for UKC shows. Luxor debuted in the licensed classes and won his class all four shows. Atlas won a Best of Breed, Group I and Best in Multi-Breed Show! This was his 10th UKC Best in Show.
October 8-9, 2011 - CPE Agility in Lindstom, MN - Mira was 5/6 for the weekend with Qs in Level 5 Colors, Level 5 Wildcard, Level 5 Jumpers, Level 5 Snooker and Level 5 FullHouse. Anubis got one Q in Level 2 Standard.
September 24-25, 2011 - We competed in UKC shows in Minneapolis, MN. This was Luxor's last weekend in novice puppy and he won Best of Breed Novice Puppy in all four shows and Reserve Best Novice Puppy in Multi-Breed Show in one show.
September 10-11, 2011 - We traveled to Bemidji, MN for some UKC Shows. Atlas won the grand champions class all three shows and won Best of Breed and Group II in one show. He also competed in veterans and was Best of Breed Veteran all three shows and also Best Veteran in Multi-Breed Show all three shows. Luxor was Best of Breed Novice Puppy in both shows and in one show he went on to Reserve Best Novice Puppy in Multi-Breed Show.
September 3-4, 2011 - We attended a UKC agility trial in Ixonia, WI. Mira qualified in three of four level 1 runs with two 200s and a 198 earning 24 points towards her UACH. She qualified in all four of her level 2 runs but her scores were just a bit too low for points. She earned three first places, two seconds and a third. Nadia qualified in three of four level 1 runs to earn her UAGI title. she earned two second places and a third.
August 20, 2011 - Vegas and Nadia attended a German Shepherd Dog Club of America Temperament Test in Houlton, WI and both girls passed. Thanks to Donna and Mike of Eclipse Kennels for taking them to the test!
August 13-14, 2011 - CPE Agility in Burnsville, MN for Mira and Nadia: Mira Qed in Level 5 Jackpot, Level 5 Snooker, Level 5 Jumpers, Level 5 FullHouse, Level 5 Wildcard and Level 5 Colors. Her Q in Jackpot was the last one she needed for her enthusiast C-ATCH (this one is a CT-ATCH) so she earned her second C-ATCH of the year! Nadia was also a rockstar qualifying in nine runs: Level 2 Standard (x2), Level 2 Jumpers, Level 3 Colors, Level 3 Wildcard, Level 3 Snooker, Level 3 Jackpot (x2), and Level 4 Colors. Nadia also finished her CTL2-F title!
August 12, 2011 - Atlas and Mira traveled to Fort Dodge, IA for some UKC Rally. Atlas qualified twice in level 1 with a 97 and a 98 and second and third place. Mira qualified in her level 2 run, her only run of the day.
August 6-7, 2011 - Atlas and Mira traveled to Loves Park, IL for UKC Rally and had a perfect weekend. Atlss went 4/4 in level 1 with scores of 96, 97, 98 and 100! Mira went 8/8 in level 2 and 3 with all scores in the 90s!
July 30, 2011 - At an APDT trial in Hugo, MN Nadia qualified in all three rally trials to earn her rally level 1 title.
July 23, 2011 - At a NADAC trial in LaCrosse, WI Mira qualified in open standard and novice weavers. Anubis qualified in novice touch n go.
July 16-17, 2011 - Luxor won Best of Breed Novice Puppy in two UKC conformation shows in Lake Elmo, MN. In one show he went on to win Best Novice Puppy in Multi-Breed Show. Mira competed in rally and qualified in rally level 3 with a score of 97 to finish her URO3 title.
July 2-3, 2011 - Luxor made his conformation debut at shows in LeCenter, MN. In his first show he won Best Novice Puppy in Multi-Breed show! He was Best of Breed Novice Puppy all four shows. Atlas won the grand champions class three out of four shows and in one show went on to Best of Breed and Group I.
June 16-19, 2011 - We traveled to UKC Premier in Kalamazoo, MI. Atlas won Best of Breed in the German Shepherd specialty on Thursday and qualified in rally with a 97, 94, and perfect 100 the remaining three days.
June 10-12, 2011 - Mira competed in the CPE Nationals held in Lake Elmo, MN. She earned four Qs and we had a great time!
June 4-5, 2011 - We traveled to UKC Shows in Ixonia, WI where Atlas won the grand champions class in one show.
May 23, 2011 - Our new guy Luxor is officially ours with a co-ownership with Eclipse Kennels.
May 20-22, 2011 - At the 2011 WGSDCII National Specialty, Nadia won her class three out of four shows and in one show was Winners Bitch and Best Opposite Sex for a four point major. Atlas competed in two shows and in both won Best of Breed. One of those was the National show which made him Grand Victor and Select 1 Dog! He was also the Lobo award winner for oldest dog shows. Luxor was Best Personality Puppy!
May 14-15, 2011 - The dogs competed in a CPE trial in Lakeville, MN. Mira Qed in Level 5 Fullhouse, Snooker, Colors, and Wildcard. Nadia Qed in Level 2 Jumpers and Level 3 Colors, Wildcard and Fullhouse. Anubis Qed in Level 2 Standard and Level 3 Colors, Snooker, Jackpot, Fullhouse and Wildcard.
March 26-27, 2011 - Atlas competed in a conformation show in Minneapolis, MN. In two shows he was Best of Breed Veteran and in one show he went on to Best Veteran in Multi-Breed Shows!
March 16, 2011 - Nadia earned her Outstanding Versatility from Clever Canine Companions!
March 12-13, 2011 - We traveled to a CPE Trial in LaCrosse, WI. Mira qualified in all seven of her seven runs over the weekend (Level 5 Colors (x2), Wilcard, Jackpot, FullHouse, Snooker and Jumpers). Nadia qualified in six of her seven runs (Level 2 Colors, Wildcard, Jackpot, FullHouse, Snooker and Level 3 Colors) and finished her CTL2-H and CTL2-S titles. Atlas qualified in Level 1 Colors and Level 1 Jackpot!
February 12-13, 2011 - We traveled to a CPE Trial in Kansasville, WI and had an amazing weekend. Mira qualified in seven of her nine runs over the weekend and on Sunday she finished her CPE Agility Trial Championship (C-ATCH)! We have been working on this title for a long time and we're very, very proud of her. Nadia also qualified in seven of her nine runs and finished her CTL1-R title.
January 29-30, 2011 - Nadia competed in AKC Rally. On Saturday, she qualified with a 91 and fourth place in Rally Novice B. On Sunday, she qualified with a 95 and third place to finish her AKC Rally Novice title!
January 22-23, 2011 - We travel to Spring Grove IL for CPE Agility. Mira qualifies in Level 5 Jackpot, Snooker and Colors. Nadia makes her debut in her first agility trial and does amazing! She qualified in ALL six of her runs (Level 1 FullHouse, Snooker, Jumpers, Jackpot, Wildcard and Colors) with first places and earned her CTL1-H, CTL1-F and CTL1-S titles!
January 15-16, 2011 - Mira is back at agility in Ham Lake, MN and earns a qualifying score in Level 5 FullHouse, Level 5 Jackpot and Level 5 Standard.
January 7, 2011 - Nadia competes in AKC Rally in South St. Paul, MN and earns the first leg towards her AKC Rally Novice titles with a 95 out of 100!