2015 – AKC GCH/UKC CH Brio’s Grand Master Flash at Darkside CGC ended 2015 as the #5 dog in the breed in AKC, and Best of Breed at the 2015 UKC Top Ten Invitational. He was the #2 owner handled dog in the breed and Best of Opposites at the AKC Owner Handler Invitational, and was awarded a Judges Award of Merit at the 2015 AKC National Championship.
Cymru – Sun Devil King of the Crossroads and handler Keith Ferrin
12/12/2015 – At the AKC National Championship in Orlando, Florida, Flash was awarded a Judges Award of Merit by Judge Dr. Dana Ann Smith Massey. Flashes son Cymru (Sun Devil King of Crossroads) was selected as Winners Dog, Best of Winners, and he was also awarded a Judges Award of Merit!! Great ending to a successful year for Darkside!!
12/10/2015 – Flash qualified for the AKC National Owner Handler Invitational in Orlando, FL as the number two of the top ten dogs. Judge William Russell awarded Flash Best of Opposites.
11/21/2015 – Dr. Ronald Spritzer selected Flash for best of breed at the Agathon KC show in Tallmadge, OH for 3 grand champion points.
10/25/2015 – Judge Walter Sommerfelt selected Flash as best of breed and also cut him in the Sporting Group at the Delaware KC show in Delaware, OH. Judge Meridith Johnson-Snyder gave Flash a Group 2 placement in the Owner Handler Sporting group!!
10/25/2015 – At Youngstown All Breed Training Club Obedience Trials, Rico (Darkside Ric-O-Shay) placed second in the Graduate Novice Class under Judge C. Mett. Congratulations to Lori Wilkoff and Rico!!
10/24/2015 – Flashwas selected best of breed by Judge James Brown for 5 grand points at the Delaware KC in Delaware, OH
9/27/2015 – Flash was cut in the Sporting group by Judge Mary Ann Alston at the Monroe Kennel Club in Monroe, MI
8/9/2015 – Judge Penny DiSiena awarded Flash a OH Group 3 placement at the Lorain County KC show.
Flash’s OH Group 1!
7/26/2015 – At the Marion Ohio KC show in Marion, OH, Judge Rachel Mckee-Sager awarded Flash an Owner Handler Group One!!
7/24/2015 – Judge Garry Newton awarded Flash a OH Group 3 at the Dan Emmett KC show in Marion, OH
7/18-19/2015 – At the Michigan Flyaways Retriever Club Hunt Test in Williamston, MI, Darkside Master of DeSkies (Sky) earned her 2nd and 3rd legs of her AKC Junior Hunter title handled by Mitch White! Sky now carries an AKC Junior Hunter title!
7/12/2015 –At the Grand River KC show in Madison, OH Flash was awarded an Owner Handler Group Two by Judge Karen Rockwell. Flash was also made the cut in the Sporting Group under Judge Robert Ennis.
Flash – Best of Breed
7/11/2015 – GCH Brio’s Grand Master Flash at Darkside (Flash) was selected as best of breed by Judge Marjorie Martorella. Flash was also made the first cut for group by Judge Jamie Hubbard
7/5/2015 – Flash was selected as best of breed and best of breed owner handler over 11 other curlies by Judge Jean Austin at the Ann Arbor KC shows in Monroe, MI.
New AKC Grand Champion – GCH Brio’s Grand Master Flash at Darkside
7/3/2015 –CH Brio’s Grand Master Flash at Darkside (Flash) was awarded Select Dog for three points under Judge Dr. Sylvia J. Kerr at the Michigan Sporting Dog Association show in Monroe, MI. This win gave Flash the points to become a new AKC Grand Champion!
Flash UKC Top Ten Best of Breed
6/10/15- 6/14/15- At the UKC Premier CH Brio’s Grand Master Flash at Darkside (Flash) was best of breed each day as well as Top Ten Best of Breed. He was shortlisted for group on Saturday and Sunday as well.
6/7/15 – CH Brio’s Grand Master Flash at Darkside (Flash) earned an Owner Handler Group 4 placement under Judge Gene Liepman in Canton, OH
5/23/15 – At Curlyville in Beth Paige, TN Darkside Master of De Skies (Sky) passed her CCRCA working test handled by Kyle Crump.Yeah Sky!
5/17/15 – Flash was awarded an Owner handler group 4 placement under Judge Donna Buxton at the Blennerhasset KC show in Marietta, OH
4/19/2015 – Flash was named best of breed under Judge Deborah Verdon at the Central Ohio KC show in Columbus, OH
4/18/2015 – At the Medina Kennel Club show in Columbus, OH CH Brio’s Grand Master Flash at Darkside (Flash) went best of breed and Darkside The Master’s Touch (Regis) owned by Kathy Saxton went Winner’s Bitch under Judge Jamie Hubbard.
New CD Title for Nitro!
4/4/15 – CH Curly Cottage Nitro earned his AKC Companion Dog (CD) obedience title today at the Youngstown All-Breed Obedience Trial in North Jackson, OH under Judge Nancy Withers. Nitro placed second and I am extremely proud of him!
3/29/15 – CH Curly Cottage Nitro had a fantastic day at the Ashtabula KC obedience/Rally Trial in North Jackson, OH. Nitro earned a second place in Novie A obedience under Judge Lynda Kalinoski for his second leg. Nitro had a score of 100 in Rally advanced under Judge Minta Williquette and also earned his title leg in Rally advanced with a qualifying score under Judge Lynda Kalinoski. Nitro is now CH Curly Cottage Nitro JH BN CA WC RA CGC!
3/28/15 – CH Curly Cottage Nitro placed first in Novice A obedience for his first leg at the Ashtabula KC trial in North Jackson, OH under Judge Lynda Kalinoski. Nitro also qualifyed in Advanced B Rally under Judge Richard DiMarco.
1/17/15 – CH Brio’s Grand Master Flash (Flash) earned a select dog placement for one grand champion point at the Oakland County KC show in Novi, MI under Judge Eugene Blake.
1/3/15 – CH Brio’s Grand Master Flash (Flash) was best of breed at the Rubber City KC in Tallmadge, OH under Judge William Russell. Flash also made the cut for the Sporting Group under Judge Russell!