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  • February 13th and 14th. Keomah Kennel Club

      Great start of the year for Magic. He goes BOB over a good Special both days. We were pretty busy with puppies, but it was nice to get back in the show ring.

  • March 27th and 28th. Dubuque Kennel Club.

      We showed both Ellie and Magic. Magic went BOS on Saturday, the judge like Glory the class bitch for BOB. ON Sunday Magic went BOB and Ellie went BOS

  • April 24th and 25th. Waterloo Kennel Club

      Good weekend for Magic and Ellie. This is our 'home show' so it is nice to do well. Magic went BOB both days and Ellie was BOS. We are getting really bad about taking pictures, sorry.

  • May 1st and 2nd. Marshaltown Kennel Club

      Odd weekend. Magic fell to BOS again to a Bitch on Saturday. Arley was in a bad mood. But on Sunday Magic went BOB and a Group 4!!! (see picture), under judge Roger Hartinger.

  • May 27th to the 30th. National Specialty in Bloomington IL.

      Great weekend. Beautiful dogs and lots of fun. I will get together some pictures soon. We had a wonderful time with old friends and made some new ones. A Standard Schnauzer went BIS back to back to the thrill of Penny Duffee. One day I hope it is one of our dogs performing that well. Owner handled of coarse!

  • June 19th and 20th. Fort Dodge kennel Club.

      We showed just Magic. He went BOB both days and garnered his first Grand Champion points. We also got a chance to visit "Daisy", one of Cinders pups and do a little grooming on her. She is becoming a beautiful girl. She will be in the show ring soon!

  • June 26th and 27th. Hawkeye Kennel Club (Iowa City)

      This was a great weekend!!!!! We got Cinder back in the ring and she showed well going Reserve both days. But the real news was how well Magic did. He went BOB both days and won a Group 3 (see picture) under judge Brian Meyer. And to top off the weekend Magic won the Working Group (see picture) on Sunday under judge Chris Walkowicz. What a thrill!!!!

  • July 17th and 18th. Nebraska Kennel Club.

      Another thrilling weekend. We brought out "the boys" for their first shows. 'Stormy', Von Rose Stormy Winter von Link and 'Shade', Von Rose Hazy Shade of Winter turned six months old and are ready to take the show ring by storm! Stormy won his puppy class on Saturday. Shade returned the favor on Sunday by winning the puppy class and going Reserve to a major, beating a dog that had completed his championship the day before.

      The real big news was that Cinder went Best of Winners and BOS on Saturday to get her final major and finish her Championship. So may I introduce our new champion .... CH Von Links Cinderlady von Rose!!! (see picture). Cinder went SEL on Sunday.

      Magic went SEL on Saturday and BOS on Sunday to add a couple more majors toward his Grand Championship.

  • End of July. Magic is ranked 14th by the AKC in breed points.
  • July 14th. County Fair

      Daisy (Cinders Girl) and Noelle won handling at the county fair. They also got top pre-novice obedience and top overall obedience. Pretty good for a six month old puppy and 13 year old handler! Now on to the State Fair and the AKC shows!

  • August 14th and 15th. Kennel Club of Freeborn Co. Albert Lee MN

      Great weekend. We showed the boys, Magic and even Ellie. Magic went BOB both days and Ellie was BOS on Saturday and SEL on Sunday. Magic and Ellie both picked up points toward their Grand Championships. Magic also got wins over Champions.

      On Saturday and Sunday Shade won over Stormy in the puppy class and went Reserve to the points. He also won a Group 3 in the puppy group on Saturday!

  • August 27th, 28th and 29th. St Croix Valley Kennel Club. Lake Elmo, MN

      Friday was the Heartland SSC Regional Specialty. In Sweeps Shade beat Stormy in the 6-9 month puppy class. In the Regular classes Stormy got a Reserve to the 5 point Major ... very goo for a young boy! (see picture).

      On Saturday, Stormy again beat Shade in the Puppy class. Diva ... Von Rose First Winter Darling Diva, a sister of Shade and Stormy entered her first show. Andrea did a fine job showing her and she won her class.

      On Sunday Shade returned the favor and beat Stormy in the puppy class. Diva also won her class! But the major news was that Magic went SEL to finish up his Grand Championship!!! So we now have Grand Champion Himmlisch Furst Magic Moment. (see picture) Magic was one of the first 20 Standard Schnauzers to finish his Grand Championship and one of the first to do it Owner handled!!!

  • September 3rd, 4th and 5th. Tri- City and Cedar Rapids KCs, Amana IA

      Just showed Magic on Friday and he went SEL.

      Saturday and Sunday the boys both did well in their classes and Magic went SEL both days ... we are becoming the King of SEL! Very hard shows, full of handlers and competitive.

  • September 11th and 12th. Des Moines KC

      Saturday, Stormy won over Shade in the puppy class and went Reserve. Daisy ... Von Rose Winter Yellow Daisy, a sister to Shade and Stormy entered her first show. She was shown well by her teenage handler, Noelle and won her class ... well done!

      Stormy also won over Shade on Sunday. Magic went SEL again.

      We also showed a young bitch for Julia Chalmers one day. Julia would like us to take her train, groom and show her

  • September 19th. Rochester Kennel Club

      Suzanne took Magic to the show for one day on Sunday and went SEL

  • September 23rd. 2010. AKC/Eukanuba 2010 Event Invitations

      Magic was again invited to attend the Eukanuba dog show in Long Beach, CA. It is an honor to be invited even though we won't be able to attend. Magic has consistently been in the top 20 SS in Breed points and All breed points. I am very proud to have achieved this all owner handled and very limited showing as compared to the others in the top 20. Magic is a truly wonderful boy and shows like a dream.

  • October 9th and 10th. Wright County KC. Hutchinson, MN

      Very nice show. Boys did well in classes. Stormy went Reserve on Saturday. Shade went Winners Dog on Sunday for his first 2 points!!!

      Magic went BOB both days and also made the cut in group on Sunday.

  • October 16th and 17th. Mason City KC. Mason City Iowa

      Another very nice show. On Saturday Shade won over Stormy in the puppy class. But on Sunday, Stormy turned the tables and beat Shade and went Winners Dog for his first Major win! (see picture). Shade was Reserve. Magic was again SEL on both days. And we also got a Major win on Julias girl we are showing.

  • November 20th and 21st. Minneapolis Kennel Club. Shokapee MN

      Last show of the year! We had fun but are exhausted. Boys showed well. Shade went Reserve on Saturday and on Sunday he went BW for two points. Stormy went Reserve There was an icestorm and some were absent so Shade missed out on the possibility of a major. Magic went SEL again on Saturday.

  • December 28th 2010

      Cinders puppies turn one year old. We had a wonderful time raising this litter and await the chance to raise another next year.