Zoltie, BISS A-CH Casa Blanca's Sweet Dream'n Zoltie, made history at the ASCA Nationals in Greeley, CO! She is the only dog ( intact or altered ) to win Conformation Finals twice, to win National BOB and Finals BOB at the same Specialty and be ranked #1 in the standings & win Finals BOB in the same year. Quite an accomplishment - and what a way to retire! Congratulations to owners Roxanne and Jack Leon and handler Shawna Sakel-Beaty.
Big congratulations also to Wizard grandson Copperfield, CH Catalinas Master Of Illusion, who won Winners Dog and Best of Winners at this Nationals. Copperfield was also a Select dog at the Eukanuba National Show in December! Congratulations to owner/handler Joyce Siddall and Copperfield on these big wins!
Our luck was not meant to be. After a great fight, we said goodbye to Scooter on August 24, 13 months after a lymphoma diagnosis and the start of chemotherapy. The year we had was spectacular - Scooter continued to Q in agility, he won all his Veterans classes at the 2012 ASCA Nationals, he camped at Rock Creek for the first time - but above all else, he remained my best friend, my constant companion and our most wonderful dog. The sorrow is never ending. We know he is with Wizard and both are waiting for us to again throw the ball and play.
Please click to see Scooter's page for the memorial ad that appeared in the January/February 2014 Aussie Times.
We were blessed to be able to take all 3 dogs on their first camping trip to Rock Creek in July. Great weather, wonderful hikes, lake swimming and such well behaved dogs. A dream come true for all of us. The family picture is a repeat at the exact same spot as with Wizard in 2000.
Hiking is best with 3 friends