2016 Seneca GSMDs make the year-end rankings*
Gypys Boots - Rally Advanced Title
Gypsy Boots finished 2016 off with a bang earning her Rally Advanced title at the Greater Clark County Kennel Club trial (12/3) - she cleaned sweeped picking up each leg on the first attempt. Way to go, darling!
New England Beauties & Working Girls!
Gypsy Boots - Success in California
Gypsy is rocking the veteran ring! At the Golden Gate Western Regional Specialty she went Best of Opposite Veteran at the show held in Pleasanton, CA. She also had her rally advanced debut and she picked up two qualifying legs (only needs one more) at the Skyline Dog Fanciers Of San Mateo County & Del Valle Dog Club of Livermore. Go, Gypsy, Go!
Rex - New Therapy dog and Canine Good Citizen
So proud of Rex and Nancy! Great job girls on these accomplishments - Rex will be the perfect therapy dog spreading joy to many and it makes me so happy!
2016 Greater Swiss Mtn Dog Club of America - National Specialty
The Seneca girls represented at the 2016 National Specialty held in St. Charles, IL - three generations were there and they all made me proud! Way to go girls! Thank you to those who helped let these girls shine in the ring and to the judges for recognizing their merit. Once again, thank you to Debbie Fields for the ring photos!
IntCH Seneca's Gypsy Boots CD, BN, RN, CGC, NDD, NWPD, HTADIIIsd, HTADIIsd, HTADIsd, HTDIId, HTDIsd, HRDIs, JHD, VGS "Gypsy Boots" was shown in the Veteran class, she is from Seneca's first bred litter "Aerosmith" and it was the first year to have Seneca kids old enough for this class. Gypsy went Best of Opposite Sex Veteran at the National Specialty and the following day went Best Veteran and picked up a very nice Award of Merit at the Independent Specialty!
CH Seneca's Ivy Incident at Prism CGC "Helix" followed in her grandma Zippo's footsteps and was the Grand Futurity winner! So proud of her and Kelly! She also showed off her working abilities and picked up her 2nd rally novice leg.
Seneca's Snow Queen RN "Orla" did a great job in rally ring earning her final leg needed for Rally Novice title and she also placed 1st in a lovely open bitch class.
August 2016: Puppy Update!
May 2016: Zippo Earns Register of Merit
So proud of our girl Zippo, CH Seneca's She's On Fire ROM, for following in her mom Kayak's footsteps and earning her Register of Merit! To earn a register of merit (ROM) a dam must produce five champion offspring! Way to go Zippo and her wonderful kids with some of the sweetest temperaments around (Vesta, Indy, Poppy, Bentley and Chief)!
May 2016: Dairyland Classic
April 2016: Chief's First Show
Chief started his show career off with a bang going Best of Breed from the classes defeating a special for his first major at the Bloomington Indiana Kennel Club Show in Terre Haute! Great job, buddy! Fin was a good girl and is such fun to show, she went RWB.
march 2016: Two Titles for Midge!
Congrats to Nat. CH Seneca's Because of the Wonderful Things She Does, HIC "Midge"! Way to go pretty girl, so proud of you! Midge is from Wizard of Oz litter (Trick x Rue)
February 2016: Westminster Kennel Club
Trick and the rest of the Seneca crew send a big congratulations to Lincoln (Trick x Siren) on earning an 1st Award of Merit at Westminster Kennel Club under Judge Jay Richardson. What a great belated birthday present for his 3rd birthday! Lincoln is handled by his owner Kristen Langan and was bred by Carolyn Wamsley of Cedar Cove Swissies. If you're interested in watching the judging at Westminster it can be found HERE
January 2016: Seneca's 1st Versatility Greater Swiss title!
IntCH Seneca's Gypsy Boots CD, BN, RN, CGC, NDD, NWPD, HTADIIIsd, HTADIIsd, HTADIsd, HTDIId, HTDIsd, HRDIs, JHD, VGS
Gypsy Boots earned the final leg needed for her AKC Companion Dog (CD) title with a score of 183 at the Sammamish Kennel Club in Puyallup, WA. Finishing this title also awarded her the GSMDCA Versatility Greater Swiss title. Gypsy is from Seneca's first litter (Aerosmith Litter) and is our first VGS! To achieve this designation, she earned titles in herding, draft, pack hike and obedience. Congratulations to all those that helped her attain this goal.
January 2016: Happy New Year from Seneca Swissies!
September 2016: Puppies coming soon!
Beautiful Salty showing off her puppy figure...Trick x Salty puppies will be here before we know it! For more information please visit HERE
August 2016: Helix - new champion!
At just 11 months Helix (Fender x Poppy) earned her championship going Winners Bitch for 2pt at Northwestern Connecticut Dog Club! Great job Helix and Kelly and Abigail is makes the best little cheerleader!!
July 2016: Helix & Kelly - so close to her championship!
Helix picked up her 3rd major going Winners Bitch at the Green Mountain Dog Club show in Vermont - love watching this young girl develop and couldn't be more pleased with her showing!
May/June 2016: Sloane & Marcy in the ring
Sloane is doing great things in the show ring with her owner/handler Marcy picking up three more points for her championship over May & June!
May 2016: Memorial Day Dog Shows
Wow! Such a fun and fantastic few days in Ohio at the Warren County Kennel Club & Cincinnati Kennel Club shows! Thank you to Kim & Doug Woollard for their hospitality and to Kelly & Abigail Lovley for making the long drive out from Massachusetts!
April 2016: New Draft Title!
Congratulations are in order to "Shine" BISS GCH CH Seneca's Collective Soul CGC, NDD on earning her Novice Draft Dog title at the Spring Crooked River Swissy Club Draft Trial in Zionsville, IN! Keep up the good work!
April 2016: Seneca Girls on the Road
QE: Picked up her first 2pts going Winners Bitch at Manitowoc Kennel Club Show (4/1)
Fin: Picked up her second 4pt major going Winners Bitch at Onondaga Kennel Club Show (4/1)
Poppy: Earned 10 GCH points, a major & defeated champion at Manitowoc Shows (3/31-4/3)
February 2016: Cutter & Gypsy Boots Herding Adventures
What a great weekend at the Hearts & Flowers AHBA herding trial in Gig Harbor, WA for Kayak's kids Cutter & Gypsy Boots!
Cutter earned the final leg needed on the Herding Trial Arena Dog level three course to earn his ADVANCED TITLE! He is now among the handful of swissies to have this title (along with Gypsy). Way to go Cut-Cut!
Gypsy Boots earned three qualifying legs on the advanced course and a point towards her herding trial championship. Good job, Boots & Dave!
January 2016: Sloane goes best of breed!
Way to kick off the new year! Seneca's Hoity Toity Sizzle Shine "Sloane" goes Best of Breed at the Land O'Lake's Kennel Club Show in Minneapolis, MN being owner handled by Marcy. Big congrats ladies and the purple and gold!