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‘Oliver’ New International Champion

      IntCH CH SHE Bichons Oliver Norse Handled by: Jenny Listug It was a beautiful day at The Prada Regional Park! Saturday, October 6, 2018 Oliver Norse attended the 3 required shows. Two of the shows were judged by

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‘Romeo’ New Champion

       Congratulations to Hollyhock’s Alfa Romeo “Romeo” for completing his AKC Champion title. Romeo just turned 13 months old and it’s clear that he enjoys going to dog shows and strutting his stuff in the show ring. Deb Gibb

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‘TESSA’ New Champion

Congratulations to Lily Lee and her girl Tessa (CH HOLLYHOCK TRESOR DE LOTUS) for a big weekend of wins! Tessa was entered in 4 shows and hit the ground running, finishing her Champion title at the first show (thanks to

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BIS-RBIS for ‘SCOTT’

Laura Winston sends BIG NEWS We did have a wonderful 4-day cluster of dog shows in Bloomsburg, PA! BIS, RBIS and two Group 2nds. GCH Fanatic Scott YF, “Scott”  BIS July 27th, Bloomsburg, PA GCH Fanatic Scott YF, “Scott”  RBIS

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‘Sparkles” Sparkled

CH Scarlets White Diamond Of Lotus “Sparkles” finished her Champion title at the Channel City Kennel Club shows in Camarillo California on July 6th, 2018.  Thank you to all the judges that thought highly of this little girl and to

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Riley earned his Grand Champion Title!

CH Karmel’s Life of Riley recently became a Grand Champion At the Conejo Kennel Club show. Handled by Allan Chambers.   He is so proud and so is his Mom!            

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‘Dena’ Shira Yuri’s new GCH

GCH Shira Yuri’s Gardenia Kimono ‘Dena’ earned her GCH title at the Ochlockonee River Kennel Club of Florida on February 25, 2018 with a Best of Breed. She defeated two specials, which included her brother/littermate GCH Shira Yuri’s Samurai Sword

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Debra Farrow says goodbye to 18 year old Austin

Today we learned of the loss of Hollyhock Lake Of Silver, “Austin“, born 1/8/2000 and went to the rainbow bridge on 2/13/2018.  Here are some photos of Austin and a note from his mom, Debra Farrow.  RIP Austin. Sweet Austin

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Westminster 2018 Best In Show Congratulations to Flynn

Congratulations to FLYNN for taking the ultimate prize at Westminster 2018! Only the second Bichon Frise to achieve Best In Show since JR did it in 2001. Also, special congratulations to his breeders, Lorrie Carlton and Larry Letsche for their

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Ed Fair passes away

Today we learned that another long time Bichon Frise fancier/breeder/exhibitor has left us. Ed Fair passed away of a ruptured aortic aneurism. He was 83. Ed had been a long time exhibitor in the dog show world starting out with

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Hollyhock Skywalker New Champion

Congratulations to SKY, the newest Hollyhock Bichon to attain his Champion title. Hollyhock Skywalker “Sky” was awarded his first major the first day he went in the show ring at 10 months old. He came home 3 months later finishing

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Barbara Chappell passes away

Barbara Chappell, a long time Bichon Frise fancier and frequent exhibior, passed away today of heart failure. She was 89 years old. Coming west from New England in the early 50’s, Barbara started her show days handling her own standard

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Beginning 2018 Shira Yuri Bichons

BLADE BLADE CH Shira Yuri’s Samurai Sword ‘Blade’ won 4 majors at the Palm Springs shows in January. His littermate Shira Yuri’s Gardenia Kimono ‘Dena’ won 2- 4 pt majors at the same event. At the Long Beach shows Dena

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Bill Johnston passes away

Today we share the sad news that Bill Johnston, a long time BFCSD and BFCA member, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017 of heart failure. He was 67. Bill and his longtime companion Sandy Phillips have been members of the

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More AKC National news from Shira Yuri

In addition to CH Shira Yuri’s Samurai Sword getting an AOM at AKC National, his littermate also got an award. Shira Yuri’s Gardenia Kimono (Dena) took WB and a 3 point major. What a way to end 2017!

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