NICKEL

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JRD: Carrier


Nickel was the 6th poodle in the country to earn a Junior Herding Title





Junior Dock Diving

UKC and IABCA Champion at 9months
(with Best Puppy in show x 2 and Best Bred By Exhibitor In Show)
UKC Best In Show



Canadian and American Champion before she was 2yrs
with
Canadian Group 1st and Best Puppy In Group
Canadian Peach of A Puppy 4th Place
AKC Group 1st and 3rd from the BBE Class

Nickel was invited to participate in the 2009 Eukenuba National Championship Competition due to having earned her AKC Championship from the Bred By Exhibitor Class.  She was one of 25 poodles invited to Eukanuba that year.
I decided to make a political statement and showed Nickel in a Historical Continental.  There was quite a bit of chatter about it at the show...Some people were outraged and some people came up and thanked me.  I succeeded in my goal as I had a variety of people asking me about it, including Judges, special guests, exhibitors and visitors.   Here is Nickel on the grooming table before we went into the ring:


Here are a few pics taken from a video  you can see the vast difference between a 'normal' show continental and the HCC.
 Ch Penndragon Masaniello (Micha) on left/ Nickel right

We were in the ring with 25 of the top poodles in the country:
 "Micha" and  "Yes"  with Nickel in the middle ...LOL!


Nickel  ;)





American and Canadian Rally Advanced Titles, Therapy Dog International Certified


and most importantly.....Champion Clown!!!


















NICKEL AS A PUPPY
Retrieving a Pigeon at 11 Weeks

LUSTING AFTER A BONE (MOM, TINTIN, TEACHING MANNERS)





1 comment:

  1. Can't tell you how much these photos make me smile!

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