Monthly Archives: July 2015

Houston Weekend: The Good

Our intent for the weekend was to try to get majors on big Leo.  His performance with Gerry Thornton was improved but the best he could do was Reserve one day. Carmen, who had just come into season and was … Continue reading

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Houston Weekend: The Bad

Last weekend was the Houston World Series of Dog Shows, in which Carmencita and big Leo competed (about which more anon).  Sadly we were involved in a sad and highly disreputable situation that resulted in my euthanizing a Borzoi whose … Continue reading

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News from the Show Scene

(photo by Malinda Julien) Mr. Leo (Soyara’s I Wanna Be a Producer) is just a class dog with only one point and not much show experience.  Because Leo is a huge boy (34 inches) and Madame is vertically challenged, we gave … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July to all my American friends (excluding, of course, the social-justice Red Guards).  Whatever its faults, flaws and challenges, still the most dynamic, forward-looking nation on earth.

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A Great Career Comes to a Close

Dutch’s show career came to a close at the 2015 National Specialty.  We would have liked to be the triumph of Lacey’s final show, when she won the 2006 National Specialty, but sadly he didn’t even make a cut.  As … Continue reading

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A Keen Couple of Cuties

(photo by Kelly Brunarski) At the 2015 BCOA National Specialty in May, Carmen and Aida were the Best Brace in Show.  They duplicated the feat achieved by their brothers Dutch and Ilya at the 2011 National Specialty.  One litter, two … Continue reading

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Big Little Town

Our mailing address is Rosharon, TX, a small crossroads off TX-288 south of Houston and the middle of the Iowa Colony-Rosharon-Bonney microplex. This unassuming place consists of a smattering of houses, a post office, a gas station and, since this … Continue reading

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