2009 Archived News
December 09 Dublin OH Eight new puppies with awesome paws are born!
Congratulations to Neat (Rival’s Natural Wonder) and Stellar (CH NAC MACH 10 Super Star) on their newest litter of eight puppies born over the holiday weekend. Visit the “Super Natural” puppy blog at http://supernaturalpups.blogspot.com/ Thank you to Lisa Baird for whelping and raising this litter owned by Linda.
December 09 Cleveland OH Xtreme finishes his Breed Championship with a 5 point major
Congratulations to Jenn Crank and Xtreme, who proved his versatility by finishing his conformation championship and winning the ISC Sweepstakes in agility at the I-X Center shows. Xtreme is sired by Stellar.
December 09 Sweet ranked fourth overall in IFCS point standings
Congratulations to Dudley Fontaine and Sweet who finished the year just short of making the IFCS World Championship Team. Sweet is sired by Stellar and bred by Linda.
November 09 Scottsdale AZ Stellar wins 2009 USDAA Dog Agility Masters Team Tournament Championship at Cynosport World Games
At the 2009 USDAA Cynosport World Games, Stellar and Linda, along with teammates Marcus Topps and Juice and Jenn Crank and Blaster, won USDAA Dog Agility Masters Team Tournament Championship for the second year in a row. Stellar’s win marked the 6th time Linda has won the USDAA DAM Team Championship in the 18 year history of the event.
Awesome Paws handlers were a force to contend with in every Final again this year! Congratulations to Daisy Peel and Solar, who won the USDAA Grand Prix World Championship in the 26″ class. Solar is sired by Stellar and was bred by Linda.
September 09 Dornbirn, Austria Jenn Crank and Blaster and Karen Holik and Sizzle win silver at the 2009 FCI World Championships!
Congratulations to Jenn and Karen, along with Ashley Deacon and Luka, who won the silver medal in the Medium Team competition at the FCI WC this year. Well done!
Ft Worth TX Stellar wins 2009 USDAA Dog Agility Masters Team Tournament Regional Championship
For the third year in a row, Linda was a member of the winning DAM Team at the USDAA SC GPRC. This time she and Stellar were teamed with Marcus Topps and Juice and Denise Thomas and Zippity. This was Stellar’s second GPRC DAM win this year.
August 09 Crystal Lake IL Stellar wins 2nd place 2009 USDAA Dog Agility Masters Team Tournament Regional Championship
Only 5 points behind the winners, Linda and Stellar were members of the 2nd place DAM Team at the USDAA NC GPRC. She and Stellar were teamed with Ann Braue and Scream and Renee King and Cisco.
June 09 Keystone, PA Stellar wins 2009 USDAA Dog Agility Masters Team Tournament Regional Championship
Linda and Stellar were members of the winning DAM Team at the USDAA NE GPRC. She and Stellar were teamed with Carrie Jones and Jive and Daisy Peel and Jester.
May 09 Hopkins MN 2009 AKC World Team Tryouts
Congratulations to Katie Conn (Twix), Karen Holik (Sizzle), Jennifer Crank (Blaster) and Denise Thomas (Zippity) for making the 2009 AKC/USA World Team. These four handlers all attended Linda’s “WT Tryouts Prep” seminar to help them achieve superb performances at WT Tryouts! Go to www.agilityvision.com for information on how to obtain video coverage of the event and support the Team!
Linda’s Awesome Paws Handling System Foundation Seminar is now available online! Click here:
March 09 Concord NC AKC Nationals
Once again, several Awesome Paws handlers rose to the top at the AKC Nationals! Congratulations to all.