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Below you will see news and brags. 

These are not MY brags! 

We have been blessed over the years with THE BEST puppy family.   

It is to them and to God that we owe any success.

 


2018 NCCCRC Curly Club Show in Dixon, CA

Emma was Best opposite sex in sweepstakes, and was WB the next day

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SoftMaple I Emma Survivor owned by Moniqyue Weber and Mary Veitch
Thank you Mary for showing her!

 

 


Dana and Megan in Florida

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Megan Mello had a great weekend in Florida

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Started out the weekend with Nugget going Winners dog, BOW for a major, and Dana earning a Group three.

 

 

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New Champion Nugget!

 

CH Elflock Atlantic Commandor of SoftMaple CGC Breeder/owner/handled by Megan!

 

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Dana ends the weekend with a group 4

 


Kathy Davisson Pickrell and Henry were Select dog all three days, finishing his Grand CH!

GCH Dizzyki DB Rover to Softcast. Pending AKC approval. Congratulations to Jim and Paul Crosby on their very first Grand Champion and to Helen Jones for breeding her very first American Grand Champion Dog! Thank you to his owner/handler Kathy Davisson Pickrell!

 


From Megan Ritchie in Canada

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Thanks Badger Barn Hunt for the fun trial, wish we could come up for tomorrow's trials. Tess did really well, got her second open pass in the afternoon trial, and first in her division. Riggs did REALLY well earned his second novice pass, first in his division, and high in class! 30 and some odd seconds. Way to go bud!

 

Congratulations Sheila and Elf!

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We Have been blessed over the years with THE BEST puppy people. From Sheila-- Today at the Western Gazehound Club's Chase Ability trial Elf earned Q's 9 and 10, so she earned her Chase Ability Excellent (CAX) title! So she is now Soft Maple's Oops! I Did It Again CA CAX NS ADC


Farm Dog Test at Central Bark

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Tippi and Reilly- new Farm Dog Certified (FDC) Titles

Our wonderful puppy people have been busy!  Thank you all for being such wonderful owners. 

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Jill and Petra represented the CCR at the Meet The Breeds Booth at the Nickel City Cluster dog show

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Elf and Sheila earned their ADC (Agility Dog Of Canada) Title

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Lodi and Natalie won an Owner Handler Group Three

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Lodi also finished his CD! Way to go Lodi!

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Dana and Megan Mello picked up a Group 2 and Group 3!

 

From Megan Ritchie in Canada ~ Tess did really well at this weekends Barn Hunt trial. She got her last Novice pass on Saturday, second place in her division, and now her Novice title!

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Nugget and Megan Mello earn their CGC!

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Sheila and Elf

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At the K9 Cliffhangers agility trial, Elf got a Q and first place, which means she earned her Agility Dog of Canada title! So she is now known as Soft Maple Oops! I Did It Again CA ADC

Natalie and Lodi

 

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Rally Advanced Legs 1 and 2!

 

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And Lodi got his Fast CAT certificate

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Petra’s new personal best jumped her into the Master Division. 21 feet 6 inches. Her previous PB was 19’9, also jumped this weekend.

Tippi new RN! (Rally Novice)

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Tippi finished her RN with a First and Second Placement!

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Dana and Megan Sporting Group 2

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Nugget (Elflock Atlantic Commodore of SoftMaple)owned by Megan Mello was Winners Dog at the CCRCA supported shows following the Natinal Specialty June 1st for a major!

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Nugget was also Bred By Exhibitor Group 2 at the Greater Venice Florida Dog Show

 


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From Jill and Petra "Petra killed it this weekend at Tillsonburg Turtle Fest in Ontario. She won 1st place in Novice Lure, 1st place in Junior jumping, and overall Junior Event Champion." way to go!

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Lodi New Fast CAT title!

 

2018 CCRCA National Specialty

Where to start!

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Dana and Megan BOS!

CCRCA National Day

 



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Dana is BOS!
 
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Nugget is WD for a Major! Dana is Best of Breed!

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Sporting Group Second!

(More day of national results)

 

Tippi was first in a large BBE Class of 11! Her sister was third in the class

 

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Stella won her 4th AOM and was Best Brood Bitch for the 5th time!

 

 

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Dana and Tippi were the winning brace

 

 

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Lodi Best Working Retriever!

  

First day was the Field Event. Lodi, Gabby, Dana and Emmett all passed the WC. I ran Emmett and Dana in the Upland and both qualified

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Stella (SHR GCH SoftMaples Gunflint Skywatcher SH DJ WCQ2 UWC AOM4) also earned her 4th Upland Working Certificate


Performance day

 

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Lodi in Obedience and Rally

 

 

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Dana and Tippi both qualified in Rally. Dana with a 4th place. Dana also got a 4th place in Obedience

 

 


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Reilly earned her Open Title RATO with a first place and High in Open Trial

 

Tippi earned her first novice leg

 


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Dana was BOS in Gundog Sweeps!

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Emmett was 2nd in his Veteran Sweeps and Third in his Gundog Sweeps Class. His Son Lodi was second in the class. Dana won the large WC/X/Q/UWC class and went on to best opp sex Gun Dog

 

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New Champion finishing with two 5 point majors! 

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Henry is owned by  James Crosby & Cathy Lewandowski & Kathy Pickrell. Owner handled by Kathy Pickrell

 


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Skywatcher's Where's The Whiskey WC earned two 5 point majors at the Tallahassee, FL shows

Kate is owned and shown by Connie Buchanan. Co-Bred by Cathy Lewandowski & Connie T Buchanan out of Ch Brio's Jollycurl To Bravo First Over Under MH WCQ - Skywatchers Dee Liver Me To SSkywatcher's Dee Liver Me to SoftMaple, CGC, TDI, TKN, RATI, RATN, DN

 


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Skywatcher's Texas Rose Of Cimaron CGC, TKN, BN, RN earned her Beginner Novice title and Rally Novice title in obedience at the show!

Rosie is owned by Lisa de Sercey. Co-Bred by Cathy Lewandowski & Connie T Buchanan out of Ch Brio's Jollycurl To Bravo First Over Under MH WCQ - Skywatchers Dee Liver Me To SSkywatcher's Dee Liver Me to SoftMaple, CGC, TDI, TKN, RATI, RATN, DN

 

Lodi earned his AKC Trick Dog Performer title! way to go Natalie and Lodi!

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Dana was Best of Opposite Sex at the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show!

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Handled by Megan Mello

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Lodi was Judges Award of Merit

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Dana At Royal Canin

 

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Lodi in the Group Ring at The National Dog Show

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Lodi and Natalie also took an OH Group three

 

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2017 CCRCA National

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Stella and Connie had a fantastic week at the Curly-Coated Retriever National Specialty!

At 9 years of age, she started the week by finishing her Senior Hunter title at the CCRCA Hunt Test in Chardon, OH, with her 4th straight pass in 3 months! Monday she earned her 2nd Working Certificate Qualified in the pouring rain and ran beautifully.

At the CCRCA Specialty show on Thursday, she won Best Veteran, an Award of Merit and the Brood Bitch class.

This is her 3rd AOM and the 4th year in a row she has won the Brood Bitch class, shattering the record for BB class winners.

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Tippi- Skywatcher N SoftMaple's Silver Streak to DESE RATI- was Second in her Sweepstakes class, Second in her puppy class at the National and Second in Brace.

 

 

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Dana Dog (UJJ, GCH SoftMaple's Sexy And I Know It WC, CGC, RN, CGN, BN, CA, RATI, RATO, TDI, DJ) was Third Place in her obedience class, Second Place in Rally, First Place in her big Gundog Sweeps class. Second in Working Retriever the day of the national and Second in brace

 

 

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Avery had a very nice Agility Run

 

CH Softmaples Fly By Night WC, BN, RA, CA, CGC, RATI

 

Burly (Softmaple's Out Late and Early) qualified in Rally Obedience.

Rorry (Ch Softmaple Auror Of Nyehyrst) was Third place in Veteran 7-9 years.

And as an added brag, the Best in Specialty Show winner (Tina) is out of two of our dogs! Tina is out of SHR GCH SoftMaple's Gunflint Skywatcher CD SH DJ WCQ2 UWC sired by C.I.B POHJ & FI & NO & SE MVA TK2 BH RTK1 Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman

 

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Dana Award of Merit at WKC

 

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Lodi Select Dog at WKC

 

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Reilly had her puppies!

 

SoftMaple Fall/Winter 2016 litter plans
Dana will be bred to Parker 
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Curlyville 2016

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Stephen and Bouclee passed the WCQ for the 6th time

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Avery and Jen passed the WC

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Connie and Stella passed the WCX

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And Reilly & Burly had fun!

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Mother and son. Avery and Burly

 

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