It has been an amazing spring for BlackRidge labradors. We are so close to finishing Nelli and Gator's AKC championship. We are making headway toward Bonnie and Bash's AKC championship. This is the first time we have put points on puppies that are only 9 months old. It's been alot of fun to show these puppies and watch them grow in the ring.
We just returned from the South Jordan Beehive cluster and had an unbelievable weekend. We placed everyday and our dogs did really well. Gator showed his heart out and received Winners Dog, Best of Winners, and a Group 2 and Group 1 Owner Handler Sporting Dog. He is almost half way to his Bronze Owner Handler award. So excited for this boy.
Nelli - Winners Bitch and Best Opposite Sex, Reserve Winners Bitch. She loves to show and does such an amazing job. 1 more major and she will be our first home bred AKC champion. So excited for this great. She makes me smile.
Bash - he is my hidden gem. He has really taken to showing and already has 5 points! We have never put points on puppies as young as 9 months. But, He is doing fantastic and looks great! At the South Jordan Show he was Winners dog and Best of Winners twice. He and Gator traded back and forth each day. The judges were very complimentary about our dogs.
Bonnie Ann - she is trying to keep up with her brother. She has 3 points! She has lost some weight since the early dog shows as a 6 month old puppy and is maturing nicely. At the South Jordan cluster she was Winners Bitch, Best of Opposite and Reserve Winners Bitch. She is so much fun and is really starting to figure the show ring out. She was a little tired by day 4 but she kept doing what I asked from her.
So proud of my dogs and excited to see what the summer holds for them. Now to just find those majors!