2020 News and Brags!
December updates: HotShot (Sharpie/NV[Player/Puzzle] and Creature (Player/Myth) earn their BCAT as does Spryte and Dream (Hops/Wish)! Crush (Player/Puzzle) earns his AXJ! Fresh (Player/Siri) earns his AX and MXJ! Creature (Player/Myth) earns her Novice Agility and Rally Novice! River (Player/Lyric) and Dream (Hops/Wish) earn their first legs in Novice AKC agility. Dream also earns her Rally Novice, as does Spryte and Atari (Ryder[Player/Jenga!)]/Spryte). Spryte and Envy (Hops/Wish) earns their ACT1. Siryn (Player/Jenga!) earned 2 masters legs in barn hunt (with a first place and fastest find) and earned her AKC Scentwork Novice Buried title (SBN)! Spryte and Envy (Hops/Wish) earn their ACT1!
November updates: New AKC Championship for Pixel (Spryte/Dare) and finishes her Open FAST title!! Cali (Spryte/Ryder[Player/Jenga!]) got her first event placements and awards in UpDog -- Time Warp/2nd Place and TNG/3rd Place and qualifies for 2021 UPDIFF in two events!! Sega (Player/Lyric 2.0) finishes his AKC S.T.A.R puppy and sister Habit earns her AKC S.T.A.R puppy and Virtual Home Manners Puppy title.
-----> 2020 NADD NATIONAL RESULTS <-----
Hush (Player/Remedy) third place overall in Junior Division!
Shine (Spryte/Dare) second place overall in Senior Division! (she placed 8th at 2019 NADD Nationals)
Shazam (Player/Jenga!) third place overall in Master Division!
Shazam also placed 2nd in Round 1 UKI US Open. Fresh (Player/Siri) had a great virtual showing, too, with a 5th place in Speedstakes Rd 1, 4th place in Masters Jumping, and 1st place in the Nationals Jumping Round. Siryn (Player/Jenga!) gets her Barn Hunt Master title and 3 Q's towards her RATCH along with some Q's in AKC agility! Tess (Tex/Remedy) gets QQ#5 and #6 towards her MACH and qualifies for the AKC Agility National Championship. Leia (Hooty/Siri) earns legs towards her Excellent Standard title. The Force (Hooty/Siri) cleans up at an UpDog Challenge, earning 1st place in every game offered. Glimmer (Dare/Spryte) places 3rd in Thrown N Go.
Shine (Dare/Spryte) goes BOB in Montgomery, AL. Maverick (Player/Puzzle) gets his Dock Junior title and his Excellent Jumpers title! Creature (Player/Myth)'s first time in Open Jumpers and she gets a Q/1st place and a Q/1st place in Novice FAST in addition to legs towards her BCAT! River (Player/Lyric) makes her debut and gets a Novice FAST Q/1st place! She also earns her BCAT, with a personal best of 28.62mph! Hush (Player/Remedy) gets legs towards his DCAT and a new personal best of 28.1mph and HotShot (Sharpie/NV[Player/Puzzle]) is now 4 points shy of his BCAT. Valor (Hops/Wish) earns his Coursing Ability title and earns a High In Trial in Barn Hunt! Trinket (Player/Puzzle) earns her Level 3 Rally title with USDAA and receives an Award of Excellence.
HotShot (Sharpie/NV[Player/Puzzle]) goes RWD to the Major in Perry, GA followed by WD/BOW for a 5 point MAJOR WIN in a large entry of 19, with Hot being the only 'dog of color'! Valor (Hops/Wish) gets RWD to the major that same day! Shine (Dare/Spryte) gets BOS (twice) in a large entry in Perry, GA followed by an Owner-Handler Group 4 placement! She also earned her Barn Hunt Novice title. Dream (Hops/Wish) gets Reserve Winners Bitch on the final day to the major!
October updates: Siryn (Player/Jenga!) recently made her Barn Hunt debut and in 2 weekends already jumped straight into Masters with multiple placements and 6 High In Trials and her Crazy 8 title! The Force (Siri/Hooty) earned his Air Retrieve Junior title and his Dock Master Excellent title while Dream (Hops/Wish) earns her Senior AR title. Zenith (Dare/Spryte) earned her RA title and her first RE leg with scores of 99 and 98 in Advanced and 100 in Excellent! She also earned 2 first places and 1 second place! Wish gets two Select wins and a Best of Opposite/OHBOB win for more points/major towards her Bronze CH. Shine (Dare/Spryte) wins a BOS, SB, and a BOB win towards her Bronze GCH! Player, Shout! (Player/Siri), Hush (Player/Rem), River (Player/Lyric), Glimmer (Dare/Spryte) and Stella all get more legs towards their next titles in NADD. Fresh (Player/Siri), Siryn (Player/Jenga!), London (Player/Myth), Raven (Player/Siri) and Miss Kitty (Player/Jenga!) all earn legs in AKC/USDAA agility with several placements along with MACH points. Frenzy (Player/Puzzle 2.0) finished her NA and won Premier Jumpers!
Ditto (Player/Siri) earns her Agility Championship (NATCH) in NADAC agility!
Fancy (Player/Puzzle 1.0) earns her second Agility Championship (MACH 2) in AKC agility! Fancy is also OFA Excellent, Elbows/Shoulders Normal!
Vilya (Spryte/Reef) attended her first three day UpDog event and won both Overall High Trial and Agility Crossover High Trial. She earned her DDB title and had many PBs including 30 pts in 4 Way, 135 pts in Frizgility and 95 pts in Spaced Out!! Brother Triton won 4 Way Play at his UpDog event in TX! Vanquish (Player/Siri) gets her BCAT title! Leia (Hooty/Siri) earns her first two legs towards hers.
-----> PLAYER is the 2020 NADD GULF COAST REGIONAL CHAMPION in both SENIOR V. DISTANCE and SENIOR AIR RETRIEVE <-----
-----> HUSH (Player/Remedy) is the 2020 NADD GULF COAST REGIONAL CHAMPION in JUNIOR DISTANCE <------
-----> SHAZAM (Player/Jenga!) is the 2020 NADD GULF COAST REGIONAL CHAMPION in MASTER DISTANCE <-----
-----> SHINE (Spryte/Dare) is the 20202 NADD GULF COAST RESERVE CHAMPION in SENIOR DISTANCE <-----
Other placements include Shout! (Player/Siri) in 4th place in Senior Distance, Glimmer (Spryte/Dare) in 4th place in Junior Distance, Spryte earning 18th place in Senior Distance, Dream (Wish/Hops) earning 7th place in Master Distance and littermate Valor placed 16th in Senior!
September updates: Stryker (Player/Siri) earns his Dock Elite title with a new personal best of 26'6"! Maverick (Player/Puzzle 2.0) finished his PD USDAA title and his P1 Snooker title. He also earned another P3 standard leg, P3 jumpers leg and a P2 Snooker leg. Torque (Player/Myth) got his dock Elite title with a new PB of 25'9" and 17' in AR. Bounce (Vanquish [Player/Siri] /Hops) got her DS with a PB of 16'6". She also passed her therapy dog test. Brother Victory earned his DS title with a personal best of 19'9 and sister Tipsy got her DS with an 18'6", and other siblings Style and Page ended the season with new personal bests/titles of 17'11 for Style and 23'3 for Page!
London (Player/Myth) and Kitty (Player/Jenga!) get their Dock Dog Worlds invites in Big Air and Speed Retrieve! London also makes his USDAA agility debut with many Q's and placements! Shazam (Player/Jenga!) gets a new Personal Best in AR with a 21' grab! Trinket (Puzzle/Player 2.0) earned her Level 2 Rally title through WCRL (USDAA) with an Award of Excellence. Cali (Ryder [Player/Jenga!]/Spryte) makes her UpDog debut and gets 5th in T&G and earns her first points/cleared quads in the other games! The Force (Hooty/Siri) won Frizgility and is now qualified in Greedy, Time Warp, and Spaced Out for UPDIF 2021. Littermates Fresh and Raven and half sister Siryn (Player/Jenga!) had lovely runs at a local AKC trial, earning legs in their classes. Raven also earned 1st place TNF Triple Crown in her division, 1st place in UpDog Toss and Fetch and 3rd place in Spaced out, Greedy and 4WayPlay!
Fable (Spryte/Dare) got a new personal best of 14’ 6” in NADD and finished her DJ title! Sister Glimmer (Spryte/Dare) had a great weekend at the Atlanta Kennel Club's scent trial. She received a title in Advance Container, Novice interior & Exterior, and has 2 legs in Novice Buried! Full sister Pixel showed in the bred-by class in TN and got her third MAJOR WIN and now just needs 2 single points to finish her Championship. Pixel also finished her BCAT, Rally Intermediate title, and all of her AKC Scentwork titles with two High In Trials!
Ditto (Player/Siri) earned last weekend her NADAC Outstanding Elite Regular title, Outstanding Elite Weavers title, Outstanding Elite Tunnelers title and Six Platinum Speed Star Qs (meaning the run was in the top 5% of runs in terms of having the fastest time in the nation). She's just a few Q's away from finishing her first Championship! Sega (Player/Lyric 2.0) got his Novice Trick Dog title at 13 weeks old. Trinket (Puzzle/Player 2.0) earned her Rally Intermediate title with scores of 97, 99, and 100. Full sibling Fancy got QQ's # 16-18 at an AKC trial towards MACh2 while younger full sibling Frenzy earns legs in her classes!
August updates: Wish earns her Rally Novice (RN)! New training update videos for Dream (Hops/Wish), Envy (Hops/Wish), Breeze (Reef/Spryte), Atari (Ryder/Spryte) and Hattie (Player/Lyric) on their pages. Triton (Reef/Spryte) earns his Dock Senior title and earns a new personal best of 23'3". He also earned his DMA title and earned an invite to NADD Regionals. Atari (Ryder/Spryte) earns her Dock Senior title at 7 months of age with an 18' jump! Brother Hitman earns his Dock Senior title too with a 17'11" jump! River (Player/Lyric) earns her Dock Senior Advanced title and an invite to Regionals. Tease earns her Dock Master Excellent II title and her invite to Regionals. Glimmer (Dare/Spryte) earns her Dock Junior Advanced and also earns an invite to Regionals. Raven (Player/Siri) earns her USDAA Advanced Agility title. Bliss (Player/Jenga!) earns her AAD and AD in USDAA agility. Leia (Hooty/Siri) earns her MAD with USDAA as does Bliss (Player/Jenga!).
HotShot (Sharpie/NV) is OFA Good and Story is also OFA Good! Both have Normal Shoulders/Elbows, too.
July updates: At our first Skyhoundz event since COVID-19, Player earns an invite to Worlds in Sport (D/A) and wins Spot Landing. He also finishes his DSA title in dock diving. Creature (Player/Myth) earns an invite in Open (D/A + Freestyle). Shout! (Player/Siri) wins Pairs D/A, Siri earns an invite in Microdog, Revolution (Player/Lyric) gets 3rd place in Bullseye her first time playing at an event, and Glimmer (Spryte/Dare) gets 3rd place in Time Trial! Trinket (Player/Puzzle 2.0) earns her second and third Rally Novice leg with a 99 and 100, finishing her RN! In agility, Creature earns her last two legs needed for her AKC Novice Jumpers title. Hush (Player/Remedy) earns his Air Retrieve Junior title and his Dock Junior Advanced! Atari (Ryder[Player/Jenga!]/Sprite) earns her first legs in NADD Dock Diving at just 6 months old and earns her first PB of 18'! Littermate Hitman gets a PB of 16'! Dream (Hops/Wish) finishes her Dock Master title and sister Envy finishes her Dock Junior. Torque (Player/Myth) earns more elite legs and gets a new PB of 25'!
Story finishes her AKC Conformation Championship (CH)! Shine (Spryte/Dare) finishes her Grand Championship (GCH) and comes back OFA Excellent Hips/Normal Shoulders & Elbows!!!! Valor (Hops/Wish) gets his first 3 point major towards his CH. Pixel (Spryte/Dare) and I get Reserve to the Major both Thursday and Friday and takes Winners Bitch Saturday for her first 3 point major win towards her CH and again Sunday for her second major win!
June updates: Player wins AR at a NADD Qualifier in Alabama, earning his invite to compete in that division at the Nationals. Hush (Player/Rem), Hot (Sharpie/NV[Player/Puzzle]), Shout! (Player/Siri), and Tease earn legs towards their next title/keeping previous year invites. T&F League week 1, Glamour (Player/Puzzle) put up a round of 25 points with HotShot ranking #15 in the Nation! Pixel (Dare/Spryte) earns her Rally Novice title and her DDS title! River (Player/Lyric) earned her Dock Senior Title with a PB of 19'6". Torque (Player/Myth) got a new PB in dock diving - 23'6". Dream (Hops/Wish) earned a new PB of 21'9"! Shazam (Player/Jenga!) qualifies for NADD Championships in both AR and Distance by earning his Excellent titles.
Mid June, sisters Envy and Dream from Hops/Wish win in their division at another NADD Qualifier and earn invites to Nationals. HotShot (Sharpie/NV[Player/Puzzle]) wins AR and earns his invite. Fable (Spryte/Dare) earned her UKI BID (Beginner International) and SSB (Beginner Speedstakes) titles. Trinket (Player/Puzzle 1.0) earns her first leg towards her Rally Novice title! Breeze (Spryte/Reef) earns several placements at her first UPDOG competition with competitive scores! Ditto (Player/Siri) earns some Q's towards her NATCH in NADAC. Triton (Spryte/Reef) earns his Dock Master title! Shine (Spryte/Dare) earns her Dock Senior Excellent title and her invite to Nationals! Fresh (Player/Siri) has been doing the USDAA /UKI 'at home' agility and earned his UKI Novice Speedstakes title and USDAA Advanced Jumpers, Standard, and Gamblers titles.
**At the end of June, we sadly lost our Remedy suddenly to Thymoma, a rare form of cancer that only affects 1% of dogs and cats. We tried to treat it aggressively in order to save her, but unfortunately she was not able to make it through the surgery. Taken way too soon a few weeks shy of her 10th birthday, this loss has hit us hard.
May updates: Shout! (Player/Siri) OFA Hips Good! Triton (Spryte/Reef) earns his first legs in NADD dock diving and setting his first personal best of 22'3"! Revolution (Player/Lyric) earns her Dock Junior title! HotShot (Sharpie/NV [Player/Puzzle]) gets a new PB of 19'11! River makes her NADD debut and earns legs in both Junior and Senior! Dream (Hops/Wish) makes her debut with all high senior jumps, earning her Dock Senior title. Brother Valor earns his dock Novice title. Shout!, Shine (Dare/Spryte), Glimmer (Dare/Spryte), Spryte, Player, Tease, Stella, The Force (Hooty/Siri) and Hush (Player/Rem) all earn legs towards their Advanced/Excellent titles, with Spryte earning her Dock Senior Advanced title and invite to the National Championships! Force sets a new PB of 23'2 in distance and 15' in AR, earning his AR title! Raven and Fresh (Player/Siri) earn their Advanced Jumper title through USDAA. Fable (Dare/Spryte) worked towards her UKI beginners titles. Pixel (Dare/Spryte) earned both her TKA and TKP trick titles as well as 5 legs towards her Dock Senior Excellent title in NADD.
April updates: Cue COVID-19 ........ LOL. There are video/picture updates on several litter pages and individual pages with more to be added soon in April/May as we play 'catch up'.... in non performance news, Creature (Player/Myth) is OFA Excellent with Normal Elbows/Shoulders!
March updates: Player wins Time Trial with a 16s run while Remedy wins Spot Landing at a Skyhoundz DDAT, qualifying them both for Worlds in October. Bliss (Player/Jenga!) earns two Utility B legs towards her UDX! River (Player/Lyric) becomes a new UKC Champion and an International Champion at an IABCA show! Dream (Hops/Wish) wins a Reserve Best In Show (puppy) one day and a Best In Show (puppy) the second day at an IABCA show, also earning her International, National, and Junior Championship. Trinket (Puzzle/Player 2.0) gets a Q in Excellent Standard and T2B in AKC agility, littermate Maverick finishes his Open Standard title and older full brother Crush wins his first Super Q in USDAA and won Jumpers. Shine (Dare/Spryte) earns her Open Jumpers and Open Standard titles while littermate Fable finishes her Open FAST title and wins Premier Standard! Shazam (Player/Jenga!) gets his Excellent Jumpers and Standard title and earns his first MACh points. Tess (Tex/Remedy) earns 2 more QQ's towards her MACh!
**Congrats to the following pups who qualified for UpDiff 2020: Shout!, Raven, Ditto & Stryker (Player/Siri) .... Echo (Tex/Remedy) .... Hush (Player/Remedy) ..... The Force (Hooty/Siri) ..... Kitty (Player/Jenga!).... London & Creature (Player/Myth).... Glamour (Player/Puzzle) ......
**Congrats to the following pups who all got Trick Dog titles this month through AKC: Hitman & Atari (Ryder/Spryte) ..... Dream, Envy & Valor (Hops/Wish) ..... Stryker (Player/Siri) ......
February updates: Miss Kitty (Player/Jenga!) is OFA Excellent! and wins at a DockDogs Qualifier in her Divisions. Ditto (Player/Siri) earned all of her qualifications for NADAC Championships. Raven (Player/Siri) finishes her Excellent Standard title in AKC agility and her Master Gamblers title in USDAA. Fresh (Player/Siri) gets some Master Jumpers Q's with some nice placements in AKC agility, followed by Q's in Advanced classes and a Steeplechase win in USDAA. Shazam (Player/Jenga!) wins Excellent Jumpers, closing in on his AXJ. London (Player/Myth) has some awesome runs at his UKI agility debut, laying down some fast times and impressive runs and then earns invites in dock diving at a DockDogs event. Glamour (Player/Puzzle) wins at a Skyhoundz Classic in Microdog Open while Siri wins Microdog Sport, both dogs earning Q's for the Skyhoundz World Finals. Leia (Hooty/Siri) is the # 1 Masters dog in the k9 Toss n Fetch League for week 1! Fancy (Player/Puzzle) went to Westminster to play agility and had some awesome runs together.
Revolution (Player/Lyric) earns her Rally Novice (RN) title! HotShot (Sharpie/NV [Player/Puzzle]) earns his Rally Intermediate title, winning his class in all of his runs with perfect 100's to qualify him for Rally Nationals! Triton (Reef/Spryte) earns his Disc Dog Bronze title in UpDog! At barely 6 months old, Valor (Hops/Wish) gets his Rally Novice title and sister Envy earns her first legs in Novice Barn Hunt! Shine (Dare/Spryte) earns her Rally Excellent title. Skate (Player/Remedy) gets her MBDCH- Multibreed Dog Champion Title in Flyball. Maverick (Player/Puzzle 2.0) finished his AKC OAJ and earned two Open Standard legs. In USDAA he finished his SPJ and SPS titles. Tess (Tex/Remedy) gets her third QQ towards her MACH in AKC agility. Creature (Player/Myth) gets her first Q in AKC Jumpers! Savvy (Player/Siri) has some lovely runs at a UKI show.
January updates: Shuffle (Hops/Jenga!) makes her Rally debut and goes 2/2 towards her RN! Crush (Player/Puzzle) earns a DAM Team Q and Grand Prix Bye in USDAA agility and his OAJ in AKC agility. Fresh (Player/Siri) earns his BCAT and first legs in Excellent Standard in AKC agility. Shazam (Player/Jenga!) wins a few Master/Excellent classes with one run at 7.6 YPS! Fable (Spryte/Dare) earned her NF title, an open FAST Q, and 3 T2B Qs! Skate (Player/Remedy) earns her ONYX 2000 points in Flyball!
In disc, Shout! (Player/Siri) wins Freestyle at a Skyhoundz Classic Qualifier and Creature (Player/Myth) places second in Distance/Accuracy, both of them securing Qualifiers for the 2020 Skyhoundz World Finals to be held in October. London (Player/Myth) comes back OFA Excellent and also gets more points in fly ball, running consistent 3.8-3.9 all weekend! He then qualifies for the Skyhoundz Classic in D/A! Shine (Spryte/Dare) gets another major win towards her GCH along with her BCAT, and Valor (Hops/Wish) gets a Herding Puppy Group 2 Placement and his CGCA. Dream (Hops/Wish) gets a nice Herding Puppy Group 4 followed by a Herding Group 1 win! Both pups showed phenomenally for being just 5 months old, as did littermate Envy for her first time in the puppy ring.
Bliss (Player/Jenga!) gets her Scent Work Excellent overall title, SWE. Ditto (Player/Siri) earned her NADAC elite versatility title. The Force (Hooty/Siri) earns his Novice titles in NADAC Weaves, Regular, and Gamblers. Maverick (Player/Puzzle) finished his NF and earned an Open JWW Q! Zenith (Dare/Spryte) got her first Rally Advanced leg with a score of 98 and first place!