12/12/09 – Grear is awarded BOS at the Richland KC show in Cleveland, OH under Judge Jim Covey.
12/11/09 – Grear is awarded BOS at the Medina KC Show in Cleveland, OH under Judge Cherie Berger.
9/24/09 – At the Onondaga Kennel Association show in Romulus, NY, Grear went BOS!
9/6/09 – At the Carnation City KC show in Ravenna, OH Grear was awarded a Group 2 placement at the first show and a Group 3 placement at the second show.
9/5/09 – At the Carnation City KC show in Ravenna, OH Grear was awarded a Group 2 placement at the first show and a Group 4 placement at the second show.
8/7/09 – At the Penn Ridge KC Show in Harrisburg, Sal earned her third and final leg in Rally Advanced with a first place and Grear earned her third and final leg in Rally Novice. They are now CH Laketower Laff In The Dark, RA, TT, CGC and CH Chocca-Shaw’s Dawn Comes Quickly, RN, WC, TT, CGC, respectively!!
Sal awarded Rally Advanced title and 1st Place
Grear awarded Rally Novice title
8/2/09 – Grear qualified for her second Rally Novice leg at the Steel Valley Cluster Dog Shows in Canfield, OH.
8/1/09 – Grear qualified for her first Rally Novice leg at the Steel Valley Cluster Dog Shows in Canfield, OH.
7/6/09 – At the UKC Carnation City Kennel Club Show in Ravenna, OH Grear went BOB and won a Group One placement ! She also went BOB in the second show and earned her UKC championship. Yeah Grear!
“Grear awarded her new UKC championship by Judge Marion Campbell”
7/5/09 – At the UKC Carnation City Kennel Club Show in Ravenna, OH, Sal went BOB and and received a Group 2 at the first Show. Grear went BOB and earned a Group three placement at the second show.
6/14/09 – Sal and Grear pass their American Temperament Test Society test with flying colors. They can now add the “TT” title after their names.
Read about the ATT test in the July 09 YABTC “Wag-n-Tales” newletter (pg 8 ): https://darksideretrievers.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/July09.pdf
5/23/09 – Grear is awarded BOB at the New Castle KC show in New Castle, Pa under Judge W. Everett Dean Jr.
5/24/09 – Grear wins BOB at the Trumbull County KC Show in New Castle, PA under Judge Stephen Hubbell
5/16/09 – At the Steel City Seiger International Dog Show in Washington, PA , both Sal and Grear each earned four V-1 ratings giving Grear her International title and Sal her first Ehren Klasse title (Honor class) title. Sal earned a Group two placement and Grear earned a Group one, two and three placement at the shows.
4/24/09 – At the Curly Coated Retriever Club of America (CCRCA)National Speciality at Purina Farms in Missouri, Grear won an Award of Merit under Judge Cornelia Howard and handled by Alicia Reed. In addition, Sal and Grear earned a first place in the Brace class.
4/22/09 – Sal earned her first leg toward her Companion Dog title with a second place. Sal also earned her second leg in Rally advanced earning third place.at the CCRCA National Speciality.
4/3/09 – Sal earned her first leg towards a Rally Advanced title at the Youngstown All-Breed Obedience Trial.
2/16/09 – Sal competes for the first time at the prestigious Westminster KC Dog Show in New York, NY handled by Heather Bremer.