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December 28, 2018 - Bliss and Bentley went to an AKC Agility Course Test. Both girls qualified both times in ACT1 to earn their titles. Bliss also qualified once in ACT2 and earned her AKC Achiever Dog.
December 14-16, 2018 - We went to a UKC show in Ixonia, WI. On Friday night Bliss qualified in URO1 rally and earned her first leg in URO2 with a score of 100. Saturday she won both Best of Breeds as well as a Group I and Reserve Best in Show. This also earned her a Total Dog award. On Sunday she won a Best of Breed and Group I.
December 6, 2018 - Bliss earned her Intermediate and Advanced Trick Dog titles from Do More With Your Dog.
December 1-2, 2018 - We attended a UKC show in Minneapolis, MN. Bliss won a Best of Breed and went on to Group I and her first Best in Show! Natasha won Best Female and Best of Winners to finish her UKC Championship.
November 26, 2018 - Kandi competed in WCRL rally and Qed in Level 1 and 2.
November 26, 2018 - Angel passed her NACSW odor recognition test in clove, anise and birch.
November 25-26, 2018 - We played CPE agility in Ham Lake. On Saturday Nadia Qed in Level 5 Wildcard and FullHouse. On Sunday Anubis took her place and Qed in Level 5 Colors, Jackpot and Jumpers. Bliss and Luxor competed the entire weekend. Bliss Qed in Level 1 Standard, Jackpot and Jumpers and Level 2 Colors, Wildcard, Snooker and Jumpers. She earned her CTL1-S and CTL1-F titles. Luxor qualified in Level 3 Regular (x2), Snooker and FullHouse and Level 5 Wildcard, Jackpot and Jumpers. He finished his CSL3-R, CSL3-S and CSL3-F.
November 10-11, 2018 - We played CPE agility in Ham Lake. Anubis Qed in Level 5 FullHouse, Jumpers, Colors and Wildcard. Nadia Qed in Level 5 FullHouse, Jumpers, Colors, Wildcard and Snooker(x2). Luxor Qed in Level 3 Standard, FullHouse and Snooker and Level 5 Wildcard.
November 3-4, 2018 - We showed at an IABCA Show in Hutchinson. She got five V1 ratings out of five shows (only four offered anything beyond a rating). She won Best of Breed/Group I Bred By Exhibitor all four shows and two regular Best of Breeds and a Group II of a large herding group. She earned her International CH and needs one more rating for her National CH.
October 27-28, 2018 - Kandi played WCRL Rally and earned two double Qs and finished up the points needed for her championship. Overall she Qed three times in Level 1 and three times in Level 2.
October 27-28, 2018 - We played CPE agility in Kansasville, WI. Bliss debuted in agility earning Qs in Level 1 Snooker, Wildcard, Jumpers and Colors and Level 2 Snooker. She earned her CTL1-H Title. Bentley qualified in Level 2 FullHouse.
October 20, 2018 - Kandi played C-WAGS Rally and Q'd twice in Zoom 1 & earned her title. She also Q'd in Starter with 2nd place.
October 13, 2018 - Dante had two qualifying runs in AKC Lure Coursing.
October 6-7, 2018 - Angel and Bentley played AKC Nosework with Dawn and David. Bentley qualified in Novice interiors three times, containers once and buried once. This earned her Scentwork Interior Novice title. Angel qualified in Novice containers all four times, buried three times and interior twice. She earned her Scentwork Container Novice and Scentwork Buried Novice titles! To top it off in Trial 2 Sunday she was High Scoring GSD in Novice B getting all three elements with a combined time of 1:10.
October 5-7, 2018 - Luxor played CPE agility in Rochester, MN. He finished his CSL3-H and qualified in Level 3 Standard, Colors, Jackpot, and Level 5 Colors (x2), Wildcard, and Jumpers (x2)
September 22-23, 2018 - We had a fun weekend doing UKC agility and conformation in Minneapolis. Bliss was Best of Breed both shows on Satursday as well as a Group IV. Anubis earned a UACHX leg with a 200 and High Scoring GSD Saturday and another UACHX leg Sunday. Luxor earned 42 UACH points including two perfect 200s. He was High Scoring GSD in three trials.
September 15-16, 2018 - Bliss and Luxor competed in one more dock jumping competition before fall. Both qualified in all eight splashes. Both earned their UADNJ II and UADNJ III titles and Bliss earned her LS-A title from ASCA and best of all finished her United Kennel Club Novice Jumping Championship. To top off the weekend, Luxor placed second in Novice finals.
September 15-16, 2018 - Kandi and Dante both qualified in AKC Fast CAT and finished their BCAT titles on Saturday. Dante qualified again on Sunday!.
September 15, 2018 - Angel passed her AKC CGC Test. Bentley passed her AKC CGC advanced and the GSDCA Temperament Test! This also completes the requirement for her CHIC so now all litters we have bred have both parents with CHIC!
September 9, 2018 - We played CPE agility in Rochester, MN. Luxor finished his CPE Level 2 Standard title and also Qed in Level 3 Snooker, Jackpot and Jumpers. Anubis qualified in Level 5 Snooker, Jackpot, Jumpers, and Wildcard. Nadia qualified in Level 5 Level 5 Snooker, Jackpot, and Wildcard.
September 9, 2018 - Laura Cook and Kandi played Hide 'N Seek and Q'd in 4 Corners, Traditional (and earned her title - THHD1) and Haystacks - all with 1st place!
August 31, 2018 - Anubis is now officially a member of the GSDCA 13 club!
August 25-26, 2018 - We competed for the first time in dock jumping in Cokato, MN. This was a triple sanctioned event through Ultimate Air Dogs, UKC and ASCA. Bliss and Luxor each got eight qualifying splashes. Both dogs earned their UAD Novice Jumper, UKC Novice Jumper, and ASCA Launch Spring Novice titles. Bliss also jumped a new personal best to win Novice Finals!
August 18-19, 2018 - We attended the AKC German Shepherd Rally and Obedience Specialty hosted by the German Shepherd Dog Club of Minneapolis - St. Paul. Anubis qualified three times in Rally Intermediate with two second places and a fourth to earn his Rally Intermediate title. Bentley qualified three times in Rally Intermediate with three third places to earn her Rally Intermediate title. Bliss qualifed three times in Rally Novice with two fourth places to earn her Rally Novice title and earned one leg in Intermediate with a fourth place. Angel qualifed three times in Rally Novice with a second place to earn her Rally Novice title and earned one leg in Intermediate with a third place.
August 11-12, 2018 - We played CPE agility in Burnsville, MN. Anubis and Nadia both were 8/8 qualifying in Level 5 Colors, Snooker (x2), Jumpers (x2), FullHouse, Jackpot and Wildcard. Nadia also finished her CPE Specialist Agility Trial Champion 4. Luxor qualified in Level 2 Standard, FullHouse and Jumpers and Level 3 Colors, Wildcard, Jackpot and Jumpers.
July 29, 2018 - Laura Cook and Kandi played C-WAGS Starter Rally and Qed both trials and earned a 1st place in the second trial!
July 29, 2018 - We did CPE agility in Ham Lake, MN. Nadia qualified in Level 5 Snooker, FullHouse, Jumpers, Colors, Wildcard, and Jackpot. Luxor qualified in Level 2 Standard and Level 3 Jumpers and Wildcard. Anubis qualified in Level 5 FullHouse, Jumpers, and Jackpot and earned his CPE Specialist Agility Champion 7 title!
July 28, 2018 - Laura Cook and Kandi did WCRL rally and qualified both trials in level one and two. They earned Kandi’s level 2 title with a second place and started working on her championship!
July 22, 2018 - We did CPE agility in Rochester, MN. Anubis qualified in Level 5 Colors, Wildcard, and FullHouse. Nadia qualified in Level 5 Jumpers, Colors, Wildcard, and FullHouse. Luxor qualified in Level 2 FullHouse and Jumpers and Level 3 Colors and Wildcard and finished his Level 2 Fun title!
July 21-22, 2018 - Kandi and Dante did AKC Lure coursing both days. They each earned four Fast CAT Qs and two CAT Qs. Dante earned his Coursing Aptitude Advanced title!
July 21, 2018 - We did WCRL Rally in Burnsville, MN. Bliss qualified in Intro with a 203 and 2nd place and a 210 (perfect score) and 1st place. In Level 1 and she qualified with a 205 and 1st place and 200 and 4th place. Luxoe Qed in Level 1 twice with 209s and 4th place to finish his Level 1 Championship 3. He also did veterans for the first time and Qed with a 204 and second place and a 206 and third place!
June 24, 2018 - Laura Cook and Dante qualified in Hide N Seek 4 Corners. He was searching for rats!
June 9, 2018 - Laura Cook and Kandi qualified in AKC Intermediate Rally with a 3rd place!
June 8-10, 2018 - We attended CPE Nationals in Ohio. The dogs did amazing. Anubis qualified in Level 5 Standard (x3), FullHouse, Jumpers, Wildcard, Colors, and Snooker. This made him 8/9 only missing the jackpot. Of the 752 dogs running, 8 got the jackpot so going 8/9 was pretty darn good. Anubis also won High in Standard for Level 5 Specialist 20” and 5th Place in games for all levels Specialist 20”.
Nadia qualified in Level 5 Standard (x2), FullHouse, Wildcard, and Colors beating her personal record for nationals with five Qs including 2 standards!
June 2-3, 2018 - We played CPE agility in Rochest, MN. Dawn and Bentley qualified in Level 1 FullHouse and Jackpot for their first CPE Qs! Anubis qualified in Level 5 Snooker (x2), Jackpot, FullHouse, Jumpers (x2), Standard, Colors, Wildcard
Nadia qualified in Level 5 Snooker, FullHouse, Jumpers, Standard, and Colors
Luxor qualified in Level 1 Standard and Level 2 FullHouse, Jackpot, Snooker, Colors and Standard and finished his Level 1 Standard, Level 2 Strategy, and Level 2 Handler titles
June 1, 2018 - Congrats to Jen Kirk and Atlas’ A Distinguished Gentleman (Baron) from our “A” litter for earning their AKC Trick Dog Novice title. They also earned their AKC Canine Good Citizen!
May 29, 2018 - Laura Cook played AKC Lure Coursing with Kandi and Dante who both qualified!
May 27, 2018 - Fun day in St Cloud doing CPE agility. Anubis qualified in Level 5 Snooker and Jackpot. Nadia qualified in Level 5 Wildcard, Snooker, and Jackpot and Luxor qualified in Level 2 Wildcard.
May 12-13, 2018 - At a UKC show in Beaver Dam, WI Bliss earned her Barn Hunt instinct title on Saturday and qualifed in rally both days with a 96 and an 92/2nd place. In conformation she won the CH class, Best of Breed, and Group 2 twice Saturday to finish her Grand Championship and earn a Total Dog. Sunday Bliss won the Grand Champion class twice and in one show was Best of Breed and Group III for a second Total Dog award. She also passd her UKC SPOT test with a SPOT-ON!
May 12, 2018 - Laura Cook and Kandi finished their AKC Rally Novice title with a third place!
April 29, 2018 - Dante qualified in AKC Fast CAT with a time of 7.98 seconds!
April 28-29, 2018 - We did CPE agility in Isanti, MN. Luxor qualifed in Level 1 Colors, Jumpers and Standard and Level 2 Jackpot, Snooker, Colors, Wildcard and Jumpers and finished his CPE Level 1 Handler and Level 1 Fun titles. Anubis qualified in Level 5 Snooker, Jackpot, Jumpers (x2), Colors, Wildcard, and FullHouse and Nadia qualified in Level 5 Colors (x2), Snooker, Jackpot, Jumpers (x2) and Wildcard.
April 22, 2018 - Laura Cook and Kandi showed in UKC conformation and took a reserve in a champion class of three.
April 21-22, 2018 - We did a big UKC event in Minneapolis, MN. Bliss debuted in Rally 1 and qualified all three times with scores in the 90s. Saturday in conformation she won reserve champion in the first show and champion of champions the second show for the third win towards her Grand Championship and even better earned her first Total Dog award. In agility, Dawn and Bentley qualified in AGI three times with placements to earn Bentley's UAGI title. Nadia qualified in AGIII earning the third leg for her UACHX with a perfect 200, second place, and getting high scoring GSD once. Luxor qualified in 7/8 runs with placements earning 11 UACH points and High Scoring GSD three times.
April 8, 2018 - Laura Cook and Dante played Hide ‘n Seek scent games and Qed in Four Corners and a Q & 4th place in Here There & Everywhere.
April 7, 2018 - At an AKC Agility Course Test in Minneapolis, MN, Luxor and Bentley both qualified which should earn them their AKC Achiever Dog titles.
March 31-April 1, 2018 - We did UKC conformation in Minneapolis, MN. Bliss took a champion win in a large class for a win towards her grand championship. She also took a reserve.
March 25, 2018 - Laura Cook and Kandi qualified twice in C-WAGS Rally.
March 24-25, 2018 - We played CPE agility in Isanti, MN. Anubis qualified in Level 5 FullHouse, Wildcard, Snooker, Jackpot, Colors, and Jumpers. Nadia qualified in Level 5 FullHouse, Wildcard, Snooker (x2), Jackpot, Colors, and Jumpers. She earned her CS-ATCH 3 (her seventh CPE championship)! Luxor qualified in Level 1 Wildcard, FullHouse, Jackpot and Snooker and earned his Level 1 Specialist strategy title.
March 3-4, 2018 - Laura Cook and Kandi earned their WCRL Level 1 Championship (RL1X) in Pittsburgh, PA. They also earned two legs in level 2 with an 2nd and 4th place and two additional legs in level 1.
February 9-11, 2018 - We had an agility weekend in Wisconsin. Friday, Saturday and Sunday we did CPE in New Berlin and Friday night we did UKC in Ixonia. Anubis and Nadia both qualified in AGI in UKC. In CPE, Nadia qualified in Level 5 Colors, FullHouse (x2), Wildcard, Colors, and Snooker. Anubis qualified in Level 5 Standard (x2), FullHouse, Snooker (x2), Jackpot, Wildcard and Colors. He also earned his specialist CATCH 6 and his 5000 points in level 5 title (L5S-PLT).
February 4, 2018 - Laura Cook and Kandi qualified twice with a third place and a second place in AKC rally novice in Medina, OH. This also earned Kandi's AKC Achiever Dog award.
January 21, 2018 - Nadia did UKC agility in Ixonia, WI and Qed all four trials in AGI.