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.
Dana and Megan had a good time at the Tallahassee shows
Dana was BOB one day, Select female three times and Best Opposite sex twice-
all five point Grand Champion majors.
Megan and Dana earned a Sporting Group first on Saturday! Thank
Henry and Kathy Pickrell picked up two major Select wins
Dana is BOS at the 143rd Westminster
Kennel Club Dog Show
Dana and Suzie
Lodi competed in the New York Pet Fashon Show
Prior to the show, Lodi (SoftMaple Green
River) owned by Natalie Donnaly made an appearance in New York Pet Fashion Week Show. Lodi wore a custom designer outfit
made by the star of Bravo’s hit series Furry, Fierce and Fabulous. Roberto Negrin.
Roberto even went to Westminster to see
Lodi strut his stuff in the benching area meeting the crowds sporting his spiffy designer couture
you Tom and the crew at Canine Chronicle for the wonderful ads
And huge Thank You to
Megan for expertly handing Dana!
Greater Ocala Dog Club 11/17/18 Group
2 under JUDGE: Ms. Edweena (Teddy) McDowell
Sunday 11/18/18 Group three under JUDGE: Mrs.
New CH! CH Elflock Atlantic Commandor of SoftMaple
CGC Breeder/owner/handled by Megan
2018 NCCCRC Curly Club Show in Dixon, CA
Emma was Best opposite sex in sweepstakes, and was WB
the next day
SoftMaple I Emma Survivor owned by Moniqyue Weber and Mary Veitch
Thank you Mary for showing her!
Dana and Megan in Florida
Megan Mello had a great
weekend in Florida
Started out the weekend with Nugget going Winners
dog, BOW for a major, and Dana earning a Group three.
New Champion Nugget!
CH Elflock Atlantic Commandor of SoftMaple CGC Breeder/owner/handled
Dana ends the weekend with a group 4
Kathy Davisson Pickrell and Henry were Select dog all three days, finishing his Grand
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
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!
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
Tippi and Reilly- new Farm Dog Certified
Our wonderful puppy people have been busy! Thank
you all for being such wonderful owners.
Jill and Petra represented the CCR at the Meet The
Breeds Booth at the Nickel City Cluster dog show
Elf and Sheila earned their ADC (Agility Dog Of
Lodi and Natalie won an Owner Handler Group Three
Lodi also finished his CD! Way to go Lodi!
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
Nugget and Megan Mello earn their CGC!
Sheila and Elf
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
Rally Advanced Legs 1 and 2!
And Lodi got his Fast CAT certificate
Jill and Petra
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)
Tippi finished her RN with a First and Second
Dana and Megan Sporting Group 2
Supported Entry BOB
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!
Nugget was also Bred By Exhibitor Group
2 at the Greater Venice Florida Dog Show
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!
Lodi New Fast CAT title!
2018 CCRCA National Specialty
Where to start!
Dana and Megan BOS!
CCRCA National Day
Dana is BOS!
Supported Entry Show
Nugget is WD for a Major! Dana is Best of Breed!
Sporting Group Second!
of national results)
was first in a large BBE Class of 11! Her sister was third in the class
Stella won her 4th AOM and was Best Brood
Bitch for the 5th time!
Dana and Tippi were the winning brace
Lodi Best Working
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
Stella (SHR GCH SoftMaples Gunflint Skywatcher
SH DJ WCQ2 UWC AOM4) also earned her 4th Upland Working Certificate
Lodi in Obedience and Rally
Dana and Tippi both qualified in Rally. Dana
with a 4th place. Dana also got a 4th place in Obedience
Reilly earned her Open Title RATO with a first
place and High in Open Trial
Tippi earned her first novice leg
Dana was BOS in Gundog Sweeps!
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
Stellawon her Gundog class.
Champion finishing with two 5 point majors!
AKC CH Dizzyki CB Rovers to SoftCast
is owned by James Crosby & Cathy Lewandowski & Kathy Pickrell. Owner handled by Kathy Pickrell
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
Rose Of Cimaron CGC, TKN, BN, RN earned her Beginner Novice title and Rally Novice title in obedience at the
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!
UKC CH SHR UJJ GCH Softmaple Green River
JH DJA AJ RATO CA TKP CGCA WC TT PKD-N
Dana was Best of Opposite Sex at the 142nd Westminster
Kennel Club Dog Show!
Handled by Megan Mello
Lodi was Judges Award of Merit
Dana At Royal Canin
Lodi in the Group Ring at The National Dog Show
SHR UKC CH GCH Softmaple Green River JH, DJA, AJ, RATO,
CA, CGCA, UJJ, WC, TDI, ATD, PD
and Natalie also took an OH Group three
2017 CCRCA National
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
SHR GCH SoftMaple's Gunflint Skywatcher
CD SH DJ WCQ2 UWC
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.
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
Avery had a very nice Agility Run
CH Softmaples Fly By Night
WC, BN, RA, CA, CGC, RATI
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
Dana Award of Merit at WKC
Lodi Select Dog at WKC
Reilly had her puppies!
SoftMaple Fall/Winter 2016 litter plans
Dana will be bred to Parker