Cassis, is very special to me, not only because she was a singleton puppy, but because she was born on my birthday... and she could not have been a better gift! To top this off, she is the granddaughter of a dog that I LOVE... Ven. CH Regency's Carlos with a Twist. This was a dog who shared some very important moments in my life, and he always seemed to cheer me on.
My singleton puppies always have this outgoing, happy, and curious temperament... and Cassis isn't any different. She loves to be first and insists on being noticed; she loves anything and everything. She doesn't miss a toy... she will start playing with it and then gets all the rest to play with her.
Cassis, in addition to that great temperament, has unbelievable conformation. She is 13-3/4 " tall, covered by a gorgeous, harsh, banded coat, compact, with lots of bone, substance with forechest, laid-back shoulders, wonderful angulation front and rear, and is a sound mover. In short, Cassis is a TRUE Show Dog in every aspect.
At the young age of six months, Cassis was awarded "Reserve Winners Bitch" at the Gateway Miniature Schnauzer Specialty at Schnauzapalooza 2013 under Judge Claudia Seaberg, defeating 65 other bitches that day.
I want to take this opportunity to truly thank Ms. Seaberg for this very special award and also for her compliments about Cassis. Ms. Seaberg, you have honored me !!
Look for Cassis this coming Montgomery County weekend 2013 when she will be 11-months-old and we will be giving it another try. Wish us luck, and hopefully we will be posting some winning pictures from those shows. Come back and don't miss out on our news!
And the news is.... on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, Cassis went Winners Bitch and Best of Winners at Montgomery County Kennel Club under Judge Mrs. Penny Hirstein (Penlan Miniature Schnauzers) for a 5-point major!
Cassis finished her AKC title with her second 5-point major at the Paul Revere Miniature Schnauzer Specialty. She was "Winners Bitch, Best of Winners and Best Opposite Sex" defeating four bitch Specials. Thank you so much Judge Terry Stacy for this great honor.
I have received this magnificent drawing as a birthday gift from Breeder-Artist Katerina Cechova and Pia Nissen (Ugly Duckling MS) of my Cassis who went "Winners Bitch" and "Best of Winners" at Montgomery 2013 and also "Reserve Winners Bitch" at the Gateway Miniature Schnauzer Specialty at Schnauzapalooza 2013 at the early age of 11 and 6 months-old respectively. I can't find the correct wording to show my inmense gratitude. Thank you so much for this special gift. Luv ya both !!!
As of November 2014, my friend Marie Murphy is the new owner, and myself co-owner, of Cassis, who is now called Sissy. Marie asked me if it would be okay to change her name in honor of a very good friend of hers, to which I agreed.
Marie has brought Sissy back to the rings to be campaigned during 2015, and, in a matter of three weekends, she has earned her Grand Championship and was awarded a Group 3 and 4.
We both are having a great time and we will keep you posted on this new journey.
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