Houston / Galveston County Kennel Club dog shows

By gryffyn  Mar, 24, 2003   Posted in Uncategorized
March 15-16, 2003 Houston Kennel Club Dog Show Galveston County Kennel Club Dog Show Duri won the Bred-By-Exhibitor class both days, and on Sunday won Winner’s Bitch for a 3-point major (her second one)! We were very excited as we had never shown to either judge before (Sharon Sakson and Prof. D C Taylor) and had been worried about taking such a heavily colored bitch to them. It certainly paid...

Brazoria Kennel Club Shows, Feb 2003

By gryffyn  Mar, 24, 2003   Posted in Uncategorized
February 22-23, 2003 Brazoria Kennel Club dog shows Kalipso won his class both days, and even took Reserve to a major on Saturday. Monkee won Reserve on Saturday and then took Winner’s Bitch on Sunday. Stone won Best of Breed on Sunday. We also had a extra guest traveling with us. A little Silken bitch named Mystery was sent home with us for a breeding to Ivan. This should be a lovely...

Merlyn is a daddy!

By gryffyn  Feb, 12, 2003   Posted in Uncategorized
Merlyn becomes a father! Received word that Merlyn, Am CH Gryffyns In T’ Shadow of T’ Oak King, has sired a litter for the Schatzinger’s in Oklahoma, out of their lovely white and gold bitch Danny. 6 puppies – 4 girls and 2 boys. We eagerly await some...

Our first litter of Silken Windhound puppies

By gryffyn  Feb, 12, 2003   Posted in Uncategorized
February 6, 2003 Ivan and Josi’s litter arrives! We were blessed with the arrival of our first Silken Windhound litter today! Unfortunately, 2 were lost, one stillborn, and one who had turned around in the birth canal, and was dead when we went in for a c-section. The last pup was definitely “Lucky #7” – a extreme white/cream spotted boy, who we will definitely be keeping our eye on! We have 3 girls and 2 boys, and Josi...

GIT NOTRA

By gryffyn  Feb, 03, 2003   Posted in Uncategorized
February 1-2, 2003 GIT NOTRA Meet, Benbrook, TX This weekend held some nice surprises for us. Sassi completed her box training easily – this was her first race meet ever. She was breaking well, and started to practically pull us into the box with her, looking to get to the bunny as quick as possible. Monkee was really “on” this weekend, and on Saturday she won all three of her heats, with Flareon close behind. Sassi got the...

Abilene KC shows

By gryffyn  Feb, 03, 2003   Posted in Uncategorized
January 25-26, 2003 Abilene Kennel Club Dog Shows, Abilene, TX On Saturday, it was a BCOA Supported Entry hosted by the Lone Star Borzoi Club. In the Sweeps classes, judged by Chris Swilley (Renaissance Borzoi) Kalipso took second in his class, Rocki took first in his (9-12) and Sassi took 3rd of 6 in hers (12-15 month). In the Regular classes, judged by John Reeve-Newsom (Kishniga), the boys didn’t fare as well (3rd and 2nd,...

AHCD ASFA Lure Trials

By gryffyn  Feb, 03, 2003   Posted in Uncategorized
January 18-19, 2003 AHCD ASFA Lure Trials, Wylie, TX info coming...

AAWC ASFA and AKC Lure Trials

By gryffyn  Feb, 03, 2003   Posted in Uncategorized
January 11-12, 2002 AAWC Lure Trials, Hutto, TX info coming...

Nolan River shows – Burni finishes

By gryffyn  Jan, 06, 2003   Posted in Uncategorized
January 4-5, 2003 Nolan River Kennel Club, Glen Rose, TX The first day of the cluster, Burni won the Bred-By-Exhibitor class, then went on to win Winner’s Dog and Best of Winners, earning his third major and finishing his AKC Championship! He is the first of his litter to finish, and was handled exclusively from the BBE classes. That same day Duri took second in the BBE class. On Sunday, Duri won the BBE class, then won Winner’s...

GBSC Lure Trials

By gryffyn  Jan, 06, 2003   Posted in Uncategorized
December 28-29, 2002 Galveston Bay Saluki Club Lure Trials On Saturday at the AKC trial, Doodle won the Open Stake and BOB for a major. Also exciting was Tassja, who turned in lovely runs as a 7 year old and took second in the Open stake, with Monkee taking 3rd. At Sunday’s AKC trial, Monkee won the Open stake and BOB, earning her second major and finishing her AKC Field Championship! This weekend, Victor’s Kira also earned 2 more...