November 20, 2016 GCH "Profit" (see below) tried his hand at international competition today at the Land O Lincoln Sieger, and now adds International Honors Champion Silver to his extensive resume.
November 6, 2016 Congratulations to Whiteriver Whisper Buy Low Sell High and his loving owner Lisa Dziedzina on earning the title to Grand Champion today in Ft. Wayne, IN. Special he did it in the state he was born in. Big brother CH Whiteriver PS I Lost My Shirt refused to be outshone winning First place in the Veteran Sporting group competition the same day at 12 years of age!!
October 1, 2016 Following in his grandsire's paw prints, winning GSP specialties from the Veteran Class, congratulations to "Cozmo" GSH White River's Cozmic Stardust JH on his Best Veteran is Sweepstakes and Best In Specialty show at the GPS Club of Middle Tennessee Specialty!
May 27, 2016 Mega Congrats to "Ozzy" finishing First Runner Up in the 2016 GSPC of America Top 25 Competition in Harrisburg, PA
May 26, 2016 "Profit" (full name but not all titles because I can't keep them all straight below) adds Companion Dog to his AKC credentials at the GSP Club of America National Obedience Trial!
May 25, 2016 CH Whiteriver Whisper Buy Low Sell High racks up Rally Advanced leg #1and Companion Dog leg #2 at the German Shorthaired Pointer Club of America national supported Obedience and Rally trials is Harrisburg, PA.
October 15, 2015 Congratulations to "Ozzy" and Becky finishing his GOLD! Grand Championship in style winning the GSPC of Atlanta Specialty under sporting judge Mr. Jamie Hubbard.
September 26, 2015 "Ozzy" (full name below) had a great day in Murfreesboro TN; Best of Breed, Sporting Group 3, Owner Handled Sporting Group 2 at the Greater Murfreesboro Kennel Club show topped off with Best In Specialty at the concurrent GSPC of Middle Tennessee specialty show. Meanwhile a few hundred miles north, his cousin CH Whiteriver Whipser Buy Low Sell High was handling the birdfield like a pro finishing his AKC Junior Hunter title. Way to go Boys!
July 11, 2015 Congratulations to GCH Whiteriver TRF Howlin' at the Stars JH BN CD RA DS for capturing two Best in Specialty Show wins in one day - both under Breeder judges. The afternoon BISS topped the GSPCA Regional Specialty entry in Belvedere, IL.
July 5, 2015 Add another title to Ozzy's name . . . . the 'DS' for Dock Diving Senior. Never having formally tried it before though well-practiced off the side of the pool at home, Ozzy enthusiastically satisfied the requirements for this new title in Monroe Michigan.
June 6, 2015 Ozzy son "Brew", GCH Windheim's 'N' Hideaway's Home Brewed JH BN RA completes BOTH his Beginner Novice and his Rally Advanced titles today. Way to Go breeder-owner Denise Avery. GSPs love to work as a Team!
May 31, 2015 GCH Whiteriver TRF Howlin' At The Stars JH BN CD RN changes that RN on the end of his name to RA. The boy managed qualifying scores and placements in the Rally Advanced trials in Toledo, OH.
April 25-26, 2015 Patti and Ella nail back to back qualifying Junior Hunter runs at the Greater Indianapolis Brittany Club Hunt Tests, Farmland, IN
February 8, 2015 So unbelievably proud of Patti Martin and our lovely girl Ella. This graceful team finished Ella's AKC Championship today thanks to hard work, talent, good genes, and good mentors. Hearty congratulations to this team!
January 24, 2015 Congratulations to Mary Ingerson and Mo Farley on their new Champion; Ozzy baby "Etta" Quests's At Last Farook.
December 7,2014 Another Ozzy Champion today in fine style: BOW at the Skuykill Valley Specialty. Congrats Ann Wallace and new CH Olde Ridge Dancing Under the Stars.
December 6, 2014 White River is proud to announce our newest AKC Champion; White River Whisper Buy Low Sell High - completely piloted through this title by his devoted owner Lisa Dziedzina. "Profit" did it in style capturing his 3rd major, Best of Winners and Best of Opposite Sex in Rosemont, IL.
October 25, 2014 Not one but two New Champions for Ozzy this weekend; White River Mark of Olde Ridge and MiKarma's Shades of Purple @ Karacel.
October 19, 2014 Solidifying his versatility (and his breeder/owner/handler's grit and determination) Ozzy successfully completes the requirements for his Rally Novice title. Congrats Team OZ!
September 28, 2014 This day brings two new titles to WhiteRiver & family: Ozzy congratulates his daughter Zoe, Mi Karma's Passionately Purple at Olde Ridge on earning her bench championship. Slurpy kisses to breeder Tina Craig and owners Ann and Bill Wallace.
And we bow in amazement to 14 year old CH White River's Title Paige who got bored with her retirement and decided to compete in a Barn Hunt, placing 2nd, 3rd, and 3rd to add RAT-N (Rat-Novice) to the rest of her string of performance credentials.
September 27, 2014 At the historic launch of GSP Specialty shows in Tennessee, Ozzy chalks up another Best in Specialty Show with his young son Zorro backing him up as Winners Dog. These wins a double honor as they were awarded by a Breeder Judge.
September 14, 2014 White River Whisper Buy Low Sell High, aka "Profit" handled by proud owner Lisa Dziedzina is granted his International Championship at the Land of Lincoln Seiger of the International All Breed Canine Association.
Aug 9, 2014 Definitely a first for White River Lineage: Diane Prohaska's "Lina" earns her AKC Dock Diving title (I don't even know what the letters are for that?)
Aug 2, 2014 Another Champion for Ozzy; hearty congrats Giovanna and "Arlo" for the specialty finish in Canfield, OH
July 4, 2014 Best of Opposite today to grab another championship point for Whiteriver Whisperpoint Buy Low Sell High. Congrats Lisa, gettin' close!
May 24-25, 2014 BACK TO BACK majors for Whiteriver Whisperpoint Buy Low Sell High, aka "Profit" in Bloomington, IL!!!!
April 27, 2014 Congrats to Ozzy kids in the field; CH Highbrass Let's Dance now has his Junior Hunter title, and in the ring; GCH Hideaway 'N' Windheim's Vintage Moonshine is now also a Canadian Champion.
April 19, 2014 Ozzy has a big day in Terre Haute grabbing both a Sporting Group 2 and Owner Handled Best is Show
March 29, 2014 Our over-achieving team of Lisa Dziedzina and "Wager" have added the 14th title to his name - that of U-CDX. Congrats Lisa and CH, U-GCh, U-CDX, U-RO1, U-CA White River PS I Lost My Shirt CDX, JH, NAJ, VCA, NAC, OJC, TN-O, TG-N, CL3. (And if you think his breeders understands half of those initials - think again :)
March 15 - 16, 2014 Two more Ozzy kids earn Champion titles! Congratulations Breeders Lisa Stovall on new champion Wannapoint's Kissed By a Star, and Tina Craig on new champion Mi Karma's Purple Odyssey.
February 9, 2014 We are all thrilled for Ali Moos, who finished her first champion completely owner-handled; Ozzy son Olde Ridge Gangster n Paradise. Congrats to breeder Ann Wallace too!
January 11, 2014 After finishing her championship the previous weekend, "Gabby" blasts onto the specials scene with a BEST IN SPECIALTY SHOW at the Western New York GSPC show. This beautiful Ozzy daughter doesn't mess around.
January 5,2014 First champion of the new year! Ozzy daughter Hideaway 'N' Windheim's Mountain Moonshine, aka "Gabby" tops the crowd at the Merrimack Valley KC for her 4th major win. Congrats Diane, Denise and Sue!
December 5, 2013: Profit, Whiteriver Whisperpoint Buy Low Sell High, grabbed Best of Breed honors today at the Christmas Cluster in Rosemont, IL picking up an extra championship point with flair.
November 23 - 24, 2013: This weekend Hideaway and Windhiem shine, reflecting well on their Sire, Ozzy; Lina finds the single point she needed (and four extras!) for her Championship and Brew becomes a Grand Champion. Kudos to Diane and Denise!
November 2, 2013: Ella and Ozzy son Capone are the winners in Ft. Wayne today.October 12 - 13, 2013: 'Ella' picks up two more points in her march to a championship, and the GSPc of Middle Tennessee hosts a very successful Sanctioned A Conformation Match - ready to get into the Specialty Show business.
Sept 22,2013: 'Ella' is on a roll winning today at Columbus IN KC.
Sept 14 & 15, 2013: Congrats to 'Ella' for 2 more points, and Ozzy son 'Capone' for his Best of Winners on Saturday.
August 17 & 18, 2013: Dusty's kids succeed at the Muncie shows, with 'Profit' earning Best of Winners and 'Ella awarded Winners Bitch both days.
April - August 2013: A period where the webmaster clearly wasn't paying attention :)
March 15 - 17 Three offspring distinguish themselves in Louisville; Ozzy son 'Capone' Best of Winners 3/15, Dusty son 'Jake' Winners Dog 3/16, and Ozzy son 'Clay' Winners Dog 3/17.
March 9 & 10 White River does Tennessee with White River Lightning Strike, aka 'Jake' Winners on Saturday ans Best of Winners for his first MAJOR on Sunday. Meanwhile littermate White River Striking Elegance, aka 'Ella' wins Best In Match at the GSP club of Middle Tennessee's first A Match.
March 3, 2013 White River has a new Grand Champion; breeder/owner handled CH White River Wizzard on Wings, JH.
February 23 & 24 More of the next generation starting to shine; White River Whisperpoint Buy Low Sell High earns his first points taking Best of Winners honors both days at the International KC Chicago shows.
February 8 & 9, 2013 The young guns are making their mark. "Jake" aka White River Lightning Strike is Winners Dog Friday, with cousin "Capone" taking the honor on Saturday at the Indy Winter Classic Dog Shows
December 2, 2012 Ozzy's Best of Breed today in Belleville, IL completes his Bronze Grand Championship! Congratulations Becky and Kip.
November 30, 2012 Ozzy's lovely daughter from his very first litter Wannapoint's Kissed By A Star (Della), bred and owned by Mike & Lisa Stovall landed her first major win at the 2012 St Louis Sporting Dog Association show.
November 25, 2012 Proud Daddy "Shooter" now has two Champion get. "Teague" aka Adalwine Straight Shooter finished totally owner-handled today in Maryland. Kudos to the Wakefield family who've done a wonderful job conditioning and presenting him.
November 3, 2012 Up North we have a new Canadian Champion today at the Red Deer District KC shows; Ziggy son Malhaven Fire On The Dance Floor (Rudy). Congrats to co-owners Kate Dowson and Karen Ibbitson.
October 28, 2012 Our Stud Dogs and their kids were makin' headlines today.
Shooter daughter Adalwine Just Shoot Me (Mira) completed her Chanpionship at the KC of Riverside with back to back BOW/BOS wins.
Ozzy son Old Ridge Wishing On A Star at just the tender age of 8 months wraps up his whirlwind championship run grabbing Winners Dog both days at Middleburgh KC shows.
Ozzy, just to keep the kid humble wins Best of Breed and a Sporting Group IIII, and granddam "Godiva" (Ziggy daughter) took Best of Opposite Sex.
July 14-15, 2012 A Big Weekend for the extended Family! GSPC of Ohio Specialty Winners Dog: "Clay" , Ozzie son debut in the ring, and Winners Bitch his Aunt "Lindey" - both owned by Larry and Carol Lillis. "Dusty" takes the Best of Opposite win at the GSPC of Illinois on Saturday, and "Ozzy" becomes a BISS winning the Fort Dearborn Specialty on Sunday.
June 30, 2012 "Delafee" bred by Becky and Kip Whelan finishes her bench championship in style at the GSPC of Wisconsin Specialty show under breeder-judge Margie Serak Wilson.
April 20, 2012 Char gets to be the mystery Breeder Judge for the Top 25 Competition at the 2012 National Specialty Show. What an honor, ans what a RUSH!!
March 18, 2012 The Dust Mites' Dad earned his Hunting Title today showing great bird-finding ability, stylish points and as a bonus a soft mouth. Striker caught his last bird and after parading it around some to show off his prize he released it and it sailed off into the trees.
Jan 22, 2012 A CDX!!!!! for CH White River PS I Lost My Shirt (I really can't do all the titles after his name - I'll screw it up). Huge Congratulations to Lisa and Wager for their hard work and success! We're darn proud here.
Jan 9, 2012 Howlin' into the New Year - Ozzy's first litter is born in Owensboro, Ky. Check out www.wannapointgsps.com.
December 20, 2011 Now she puts her money where her mouth is! Char is granted provisional status as an AKC conformation judge of GSPs!
November 18, 2011 CH White River Shoot the Rapids, JH is a proud Daddy; 5 boys and 2 girls. Way to shoot !
November 14, 2011 Congratulations to 'Delefee', TRF Simply Starstruck, owned by Sam and Kipp Whelan and Becky Feigh on earning her Tracking Dog title. This is a first for a White River decendant and we are all very proud.
October 29, 2011 NOTHING happened! Our annual Fall Foliage trip to the Mason-Dixon Specialty Show in Middleburgh, VA turned into 'Walkin' In A Winter Wonderland' as the entire weekend of shows was snowed out stranding us in Leesburg. Great company and fun nonetheless, and I got to watch a puppy's first introduction to tracking.
September 5, 2011 Despite her determination to scorn the "foo foo" show ring, White River Splish Splash is now a Champion. Today her breeder/owner won the test of wits and she behaved beautifully, letting the folks see she really is a well put together girl. Best of Winners in Lexington, KY ices the championship.
September 3, 2011 A Very BIG Win for a very young man! "Ozzy" is awarded his first Sporting Group I at the Danville KC. Congrats Kipp, Becky and Rick!!
August 27, 2011 Hooray for Shooter (CH White River Shoot the Rapids, JH) and his devoted owner/handler, Melissa Wilde! The team won the GSPC of Ohio Open Derby Stake today to start the boy on his quest for Dual status.
August 13, 2011 Ziggy daughter CH Star-K's Mile Hi Charlotte earns her Swedish Championship. She is definitely not restaing on her laurels after her World Show BOB. Follow her at www.hicharlotte.ru.
July 16 - 17, 2011 GSPC Of Illinois Specialty Ziggy son GCH Dinges' Irish Creme is Best In Specialty with grandson CH TRF White River Howlin'' At The Stars JH right behind him as Select Dog. Brady was not done for the day, honoring his Breed and the Illinois Club by earning Sporting Group I that afternoon. Our White River Splish Slash JH took the Best of Winners Award at the Ft. Dearborn Specialty the same day.
July 8 - 10, 2011 Ziggy's kids and grandkids Go Wild and Worldwide! "Cowboy", Ruann-N-TRF From Out The Past becomes the second Champion from the Chocolate Decadence litter and backs that up with Select Dog to cousin CH Stelor's Royalty Remembered. "Roy" swept GSPs in Fredericksburg Md, also going all the way to Sporting Group I on Friday!! His sis "Valee" finished her CH at these shows as well racking up a third major win. As if we didn't have enough excitement for one weekend, Ziggy daughter BIS CH Star-K's Mile Hi Charlotte was awarded Best of Breed at the World Dog Show in France!!!!
July 1 - 3, 2011 MONSTER WEEKEND for the Chocolate Decadence litter!! TRF White River Howlin' At the Stars, JH finishes his Championship in style at the GSPC of Wisconsin specialty, then follows up with Best of Breed and Best of Opposite Sex the next two days. Ozzy likes Dairyland. Brother Ruann-N-TRF From Out The Past grabbed his second major in Maryland.
June 25, 2011 Champion #38 for Ziggy Stardust; Pointsetter Lawyers Guns And Money JH.
June 10, 2011 CH White River's Title Paige CDX RA NAJ JH always seems to shine at the Minnesota Specialty - this year awarded Best in Veteran Sweepstakes and Select Bitch.
May 1 - May 7, 2011 All kinds of excitement during National Specialty week in Wisconsin. Check out our page of highlights here on the site.
April 23, 2011 "Max" owned by Krista Schroeder and sired by Ziggy Stardust posts his personal best Fly Ball time in Monroe Michigan capping his 4 U-FLI and 4 NAFA flyball titles. He's the only family member competing in Fly Ball proving again that GSPs really CAN do it all!
Feb 27, 2011 As we bragged on our home page; "Wager" completed his Rally Advanced Excellent title at the Chicago International Kennel Club Show, qualifying him for the GSPC of America's Versatility Certificate Advanced
Feb 11, 2011 Caylee travels east and tops the Schuylkill Valley GSP Specialty in Secaucus,NJ; part of the Meadowlands Expo Center Specialty extravaganza held as prelude to the Westminister KC Dog Show.
Jan 8 - 9, 2011 Ziggy daughter Caylee takes charge of the new year landing a Sporting Group I and then BEST IN SHOW at the Nolan River KC Shows in Texas.
OCT 30, 2010 The kids and grandkids dominated the ring at the Mason-Dixon Specialty Show in Leesburg, Va. TRF Simply Starstruck was Winners Bitch for the big fiver, (see her Breeder's Blog on the Choco Litter page),
and her uncle CH Pengle TRF Striking Image garnered Best in Specialty and sailed on to a Sporting Group III later in the day.
Oct 23, 2010 Big weekend for the extended family. Young "Ozzy" (TRF White River Howlin at the Stars) completed his Junior Hunter title with four straight legs.
Not so young "Paige" CH White River's Title Paige CDX RA JH NAJ added that last set of initials at the seasoned age of 10 (!) to qualify for the GSPCA's Versatility Certificate Advanced. Love and Kudos to Paige and Karen - two ladies who don't know how to quit!
Oct 7, 2010 Morris & Essex KC, it only happens once every 5 years and for the year 2010 White River dogs put our name in the history books. Congratulations to Kip and Becky for their baby, TRF White River Howlin' At The Stars' Best in Sweepstakes and Best of Winners in the supported Eastern GSPC entry. His cousin Cozmo was awarded Best of Opposite Sex.
Oct 2-3, 2010 Not one but two Junior Hunter titles this weekend; CH Whiteriver PS I Lost My Shirt adds to his long string of initials at the end of his name polishing his performance with another of his patented long distance retrieves. CH White River Shoot The Rapids made short work of his JH title finishing strong at just 13 months of age. Stud dog Ziggy's list of Grand Champions grew to 3 as CH Dinges' Irish Cream notched his up on the AKC board.
September 25-26, 2010 "Shooter" continues to blossom in the field, earning his second and third JH legs this weekend.
September 25, 2010 Another BEST IN SHOW! for Ziggy daughter, CH Autumn's Stardust and Roses at the Arapahoe KC in Aurora, Co. Way to go Kaylee!
September 19, 2010 Our boy Cozmo, CH White River's Cozmic Stardust, JH is now a Best In Specialty winner topping the entry at the GSPC of Western New York, doing his breed proud by also grabbing a Sporting Group III AND! completing his Grand Championship the day before!
September 11-12 Ch Whiteriver PS I Lost My Shirt, CD RE NAJ qualifies for his third Junior Hunter leg with a spectacular long distance retrieve as icing on the cake.
September 4-5, 2010 Why not start at the top, says young "Ozzy" aka TRF Whiteriver Howlin at the Stars. Six months and few days old he takes Best of Breed honors BOTH Saturday and Sunday in Danville, Il.
August 21, 2010 New Champ White River Shoot the Rapids transitions straight into the field and with barely some exposure to birds, proves he can earn Ribbons here too with his first leg toward the Junior Hunter title. Thanks Melissa, for not messing him up!
July 17 - 18, 2010 Definitely a red letter weekend for White River. Melissa Wilde finished our handsome young boy White River Shoot the Rapids with back to back majors at the GSPC of Illinois and Ft Dearborn GSPC Specialties. Stud dog Ziggy's Master Hunter son Schutzen's Lock N Load racked up his third major for his bench championship at the GSPC of Ohio Specialty. Ziggy son CH Dinges Irish Cream at Wynnsong grabs Sporting Group 2 and 3 placements in West Virginia. And . . . . (drumroll) . .
Ziggy daughter CH Autumn's Stardust and Roses wins Best In Show at Roaring Rock KC in Eagle, Co!!!!!!!!!
Our heartfelt congratulations to Melissa, Tracy, Dwayne & Jenny, Tracy, Jim, Deb, Jill, Richard & Linda! Thanks to all for letting us contribute to your success.
April 11, 2010 Lots of action in the field today down in Kentucky. Two new JH titles and 2 for 2 towards a Senior Hunter. The new titles go to Ziggy daughters Wannapoint's Sweet Delilah Jane CD RA CGC and Wannapoint's Blue for You RN CGC. Their brother Wannapoint's Let Freedom Ring RN JH CGC had his success at the Senior level. Kudos to the Stovals - way to go Mike!
April 10, 2010 Ziggy's progeny now sports a Master Hunter among their ranks. Congratulations to breeder Tracy Novoa, owners Dwane and Jenny Whitson and trainer/handler Brenda Roe for a job well done on Schutzens' Lock N Load, MH.
April 1, 2010 The Rainbow Bridge is a richer place now, as our White River Rejoice has gone over gliding on the wings of our love. "Jo Jo" was a treasured hunting and personal companion who taught me more about dogs and life than all the rest of my dogs put together.
March 28, 2010 The younguns are shining early. White River Shoot the Rapids took his first point today in Pittsburgh piloted by owner Melissa Wild. He wouldn't let his sister show him up for long.
March 14, 2010 This dreary rainy late winter weekend was a great one for White River and our extended family. Not one but two Ziggy sons polished off their bench championships; our Old Ridge Whiteriver Top Secret, aka "Maxwell Smart" took his last point with a flourish winning Best of Opposite Sex over four specials. Congratulations to breeder Ann Wallace, and co-owner Doug Manson. Dinges Pointsetter Voodoo Child nailed down his final major piloted by his 'Dad' Charlie Edwards. We salute breeders Jim Dinges and Deb DeBruyn and owners Charlie and Amy. "Max" yesterday, and "Jimmy" today make champions #34 and 35 for Ziggy. Just gettin' the hang of things, our barely street legal baby girl White River Splish Spalsh started off her show career with a Best of Opposite Sex over specials today as well.
February 28, 2010 Lisa Dziedzina and "Wager" place First in Novice Agility Jumpers at the International Kennel Club shows; a lovley way to notch that 'NAJ' onto the growing pile of initials at the end of his regitered name.
February 26, 2010 We are thrilled for our friends at Tulip Ridge Farm as they welcome what we consider a very exciting and important litter of 4 girls and 2 boys. These are not only Ziggy grandget via their dam CH Pengles TRF Starstruck, but also are sired by Ch Shadywood's Howlin Mad, a littermate of our foundation bitch, CH Shadywood's Show Off. Success using 19 year old frozen semen. "Godiva" and babies are doing great; watch for the 'Chocolate Decadence Litter' on our Litters page.
February 14, 2010 CH White River Wizzard on Wings gave his Breeder a Valentine in the form of a Specialty weekend Best of Breed at the Hoosier KC Winter Classic Show
February 12, 2010 Woo Hoo! Bench Champion #3 this year for Ziggy Stardust. His beautiful daughter Pointsetter Shoot For The Stars, owned by Susan Massart and Breeders Charlie and Amy Edwards finished in fine style at the GSPCA Regional Specialty in Long Island, NY. This on a multi-specialty weekend preceding the Westminster KC.
February 7, 2010 Ziggy daughter Winterwood's ScentsNSensibility grabs her second major win at the Lawrenceville Kennel Club show in Atlanta. Hearty congrats to Breeder/Owner Bonnie McLauren.
Janaury 24, 2010 We proudly extend our congratulations to Bethany Campbell, who piloted CH Homesteader's Stargazer's Delight to her first Best Junior win at the Oakland County KC Show. Bethany had many 'GSP family' supporters cheering her on, and has done a fantastic job of using the coaching and tips this family of supporters has given her.
I'm sure She will happily give "Coach Becky" a little of the credit.
Janaury 17, 2010 More major action on the Florida circuit - this time it's the natives. Winterwood's ScentsNSensibility, bred and owned by Bonnie McLaurin and Sired by our Ziggy wins a 3 point major at the Tampa Bay KC show.
January 16, 2010 Champion #2 for proud pappa Ziggy this year is Star K's Mile Hi Southpaw following in his sister's pawprints down on the Florida circuit. That makes the incomparable Carlee's litter a full set of Champions. Congratulations to breeders Richard and Linda Stark, Val Atkinson, and Carol Cronk, and Thank You for placing your confidence in our boy!
January 15, 2010 A Major Win for Ziggy daughter Pointsetter Shoot for the Stars in Fitchburg Mass. Kudos to proud owners Susan Masart, Charlie and Amy Edwards!
January 10, 2010 Congratulations to Ziggy's first Champion of 2010, VJK's Everything's Coming Up Roses finishing today going Best of Breed on the Florida circuit.
December 25, 2009 Boy did I get a GREAT! Christmas present!! A gorgeous quilt made from Best of Breed, Award of Merit, and Sporting Group First ribbons and rosettes won by Am/Can CH White River's Ziggy Stardust, JH. Lordy, the miles and memories it represents. And most incredible? My quilt is less than half the ribbons; Becky has one just like it. Check it out:
December 19, 2009 Our buddies up in Chicagoland are TV stars. Lisa Dziedzina and " Wager" debut on cable program Outdoor TV demonstrating pointing dog training. Ron and Sharon Fitzpatrick, also members of the extended White River family provide the venue and the expertise. Watch and learn:
December 13, 2009 Another new Champion! Olde Ridge Secret Spice, daughter of the Zigmeister, finishes in style with a 4 point Best of Winners award at the Cleveland Christmas Cluster shows.
November 22, 2009 Schutzen's Lock N Load, bred by Tracy Novoa and sired by our Ziggy bypassed the Junior level of the AKC Hunt Tests and went straight for Senior. And Boy did he go! Today he boasts the 'SH' title at the end of his registered name.
November 13 - 15, 2009 A big weekend for Ziggy kids. Autumns's Stardust and Roses finishes her bench Championship, and Dinges Pointsetter Voodoo Child, owned by Charlie and Amy Edwards tops a large class dog entry in Columbus Ohio for a Major win.
November 6, 2009 Autumn's Stardust and Roses, a Ziggy daughter bred and owned by Richard and Linda Stark, tops a tough lineup in the east for her second major show win.
November 1, 2009 Old Ridge White River Top Secret grabs his second major in the show ring at the Northeastern Indiana KC in Ft. Wayne. Congratulations to owner Doug Manson, and thanks to wife Sandy for all her time providing shuttle service.
October 23, 2009 A First for White River!!!! We proudly announce CH White River's Title Page has earned her CDX at the GSPC of Wisconsin Trial. Hats off to Paige and owner Karen Combs; you two are a credit to the Shorthair fancy!
Sept 20, 2009 Two Ziggy daughters finish AKC CH on same day. Kudos to Schutzen's Bella Stardust Bandelli, bred by Traci Novoa and owned by Dena Calivas; and to Star K Mile Hi Charlotte, bred and owned by Richard And Linda Stark.
September 12, 2009 Success in the ring and the field for some of Ziggy's boys. CH Star-k Mile Hi Carlos Stardust notches his second Sporting Group placement of his budding career - a Sporting Group 2 behind the Best in Show winning Gordon Setter at the Greater Lafayette KC show. Meanwhile there was a bright white flash across the horizon at an Irish Setter Trial in Delaware as Pointsetter Lawyers, Guns & Money streaked through and cleaned the bird field to win his two Derby points.
September 1, 2009 Our 2009 Litter arrives!!! All three of them. Check out their progress on Litters Page.
August 30, 2009 Congratulations to Mike & Lisa Stovall on their new Champion Ziggy Daughter "Mia"; finished today under Judge Arlene Davis in Lexington, KY.
August 29, 2009 CH Dinges Irish Cream at Wynnsong grabs Sporting Group I in Champaign, IL! Woo Hoo to breeder Jim Dinges and Owner/Handler Jill Walters. Papa Ziggy sends a Tail Wag!
7/28/2009 - 7/28/2009: Char Finally Updates her Current Events Page
After almost a year of slacking, during which many eciting things happened for White River dogs and their devoted owners, I have resumed posting our news. I am not brave enough to try to go back and list all that happened in between, because I would definitely forget something important. Will try to stay on top of things from here on. Watch for news soon to break about our next litter.
7/26/2009 - 7/26/2009: Look Out World - Here He Comes!
Star-K Mile Hi's Carlos Stardust earned his championship with flair, topping it off with a 5 point major BOW at the Waukeshau KC Sunday Show. Hi Fives to Breeder/Owners Richard and Linda Stark, Owner/Handler Becky Feigh, and proud parents Ziggy & Carlee.
7/24/2009 - 7/24/2009: Another BISS
We are so thrilled and honored to have Old Ridge Whiteriver Top Secret chosen as Winners Dog/ Best of Winners/ Best in Specialty Show at the GSPC of Wisconsin event. The honor even more special as it was bestowed by judge Joyce Ruigrok visiting from Ireland. "Max" is the third consecutive "Ziggy" kid to win this mid-summer Specialty Show. Hearty Congrats to his Breeder Ann King-Wallace, and his owner Doug Manson.
7/12/2009 - 7/12/2009: One For The Record Books
Am/Can Ch White River's Ziggy Stardust, JH goes BISS at the Fort Dearborn GSPC Specialty Show under Lester Mapes at the tender age of 10 (the judge was a bit older). This was Specialty Best of Breed #23 for this amazing dog, which we believe to be a record for the breed.
7/12/2009 - 7/12/2009: Tops in the Sporting Group
CH Star K's Mile Hi Dangerous Daphne is awarded Sporting Group I on her home turf in Michigan.
8/23/2008 - 8/24/2008: Performance News
At an AKC agility trial hosted by Blitzen Agility Club of Chicago "Wager" (AKC/UKC Ch WhiteRiver PS I Lost My Shirt, CD, RE,CGC,CL-1,CL2-RSF) earned his 2nd Jumpers (NAJ) leg. He out-ran and out-maneuvered a huge 24-inch class (loaded with Border Collies) for First Place. He also earned his first leg toward his NF in the FAST class, earning 60 points in a wicked fast 24.96 seconds.
6/22/2008 - 6/22/2008: A New Champion and a ROM Mom!
Proud owner Mike McMillen piloted White River Ps Vicotry is Mine, aka 'Enzo' to his Championship at the Echo Hills KC show in Troy, Ohio under judge Jean Fournier. Enzo is the fifth champion from the Mayberry Mob litter, and the eigth overall for his dam, CH White River Hot Pants Zoe. Now proud breeders Char, Amy and Charlie must learn how to complete the new paperwork for Zoe's GSPCA ROM title!
4/6/2008 - 4/6/2008: Champion #3 for the 'Z's
A Big Woo Hoo to Sharon Fitzpatrick and White River Surepoint Pizzaz for Best of Winners to FINISH her championship today under Marryanne Alston in De Kalb, IL. This team had just picked up their second major the previous weekend in Iowa.
3/14/2008 - 3/16/2008: Another 'Z' on a Major Roll
White River Zamboni had a great time at the Louisville Cluster, grabbing his second and third 4 Point majors under respected sporting judges Paula Nykiel and R.W.Powell. Congrats to Doug and Ken! The Louisville KC show on Sunday was truly a family affair with BOB earned by his half-sister Ch White River Pixie Stardust and BOS awarded to half-brother CH Star-K n MSL's Corcovado.
2/10/2008: Another CH and BOB win
'Cozmo'- White River's Cozmic Stardust decided to follow in his brother's foot steps and finished his CH by going WD for a 5pt. major at the Hoosier Kennel Club Show. 'Dusty'- Ch. White River Pixie Stardust not wanting to be left out- takes the breed again on Sunday.
2/9/2008: Best of Breed
Not to be out done by her half-brother...'Dusty' Ch. White River Pixie Stardust takes the breed in tough competition the next day after the Specialty at the Central Indiana Kennel Club.
2/8/2008: Best Bred-By in Show!!!
Wow what a day for White River at the GSPC of Indiana Specialty! 'Gryffen'-White River Wizard On Wings finishes by going WD/BOW for a 5 pt. major. Then Char and Gryf went on to win the Bred-By Sporting group and then BEST BRED-BY IN SHOW!!! What a great way to finish a champion!