Dr. Kim Somjen and her dog Chill (Katwalk Calm Like a Bomb UDX OM3 PCDX GN BN TKP) recently competed in the AKC Obediene Classic, December 15-16, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. Four obedience dogs and their owners – one dog/handler team in each of the four classes – were crowned at the event, which brought together 243 dogs from across the United States and Canada.
Several of our clients also competed with their dogs. The winner of the open division is our patient, High Times Quiet Riot CDX PCD BN, a Golden Retriever known as “Riot,” owned by Janice and Mark Curran of Titusville, New Jersey.
Other clients competing with their Obedience Trial Champions: Kathleen Walker with “Drake”, OTCH Katwalk Extra Special UDX5 OM8 BN; Jan Curran with her other dog, OTCH Chiporego Bahama Breeze UDX OM2 OA AXJ XF; and Jennifer Evans with OTCH Edith UDX5 OM6 RAE2 CGCA.
Our client, Anne Scripko, competed in the Utility Division and placed fourth with Katwalk’s Don’T Blink UD BN RE AX AXJ XF
Placing first in their class were as follows:
Novice: GCH CH Rising Star’s Rhinestones and Spurs CD BN RN, a Border Collie known as “Dallas,” owned by Lara S. Avery of Somers, Connecticut.
Open: High Times Quiet Riot CDX PCD BN, a Golden Retriever known as “Riot,” owned by Janice and Mark Curran of Titusville, New Jersey.
Utility: Half Moon Irresistable Impulse UD RN, a Golden Retriever known as “Journey,” owned by Brenda Enders of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Masters: OTCH Topbrass The Greatest Show on Earth UDX8 OGM BN GN, a Golden Retriever known as “Circus,” owned by Annette Sizemore of Greer, South Carolina.
Congratulations to all the winners and competitors!
Dr. Kim Somjen, DVM, Belle Mead Animal Hospital