Tails From The Darkside



Sue and Nitro
5/7/16  –   At the West Central HRC Club Hunt Test, Nitro passed his first Started test. What a good boy!



Marx x Nitro Puppies

5/1/16  –   A litter of 6 puppies (2 males and 4 females-all black) was born to Marx (Brio’s Always Gets The Last Mark, JH) sired by our own Nitro (AKC CH/UKC CH UNJ Curly Cottage Nitro JH RE CD BN CA CGC WC)
4/23/16  –   Flash earned an Owner Handled a Group 3and best of breed under Judge Linda robey at the Central Ohio KC show in Columbus, OH.

4/23/16  –   At the Medina KC show in Columbus, OH Flash was selected as best of breed and Rizzo (Brio Jollycurl Girl Gone Bad at Darkside) earned her first two points by going winner’s bitch and best of opposite under Judge Debbi Melgreen.

Rose handled by owner Gerry Young win three best in group puppy placements!
4/16 /16 – 4/17/16  –   Flash’s daughter Rose (Mistcurl’s Compass Rose) won 3 best in group puppy placements at Canine Federation of Canada Shows. The judges were Hassi Assenmacher (Germany) (pictured), Anthony Kelly (Ireland) and Sylvie Desserne (France)
4/16 /16  –   At the Alanta KC show in Perry, GA Cymru (Sun Devil King of the Crossroads) was again selected as winners dog and best of opposites by Judge Dana Ann Smith Massey
4/14/16  –   Judge Ann Yuhasz selected Flash’s son Cymru as best of opposites and winners dog at the Valdesta KC show in Perry GA

4/13/16  –   Cymru was awarded best of breed by Judge Mary Ellen Moehe at the Douglasville KC show in
Perry, GA


Splash and Reanne begin training as a search and rescue team!


4/13/16  –   Flash’s daughter Splash (Mistcurl’s Bioluminescent Wave) was accepted into training for the British Columbia Search Dog Association. Way to go owner Reanne Hamel and Splash!

Cymru Du – Sun Devil King of the Crossroads 1st Major
3/27/16  –    At the Fayetteville KC show in Raleigh, NC Cymru (Sun Devil King of Crossroads) went best of breed over specials for a 3 point major!  Thanks to Keith Ferrin for showing Cym so well!
3/26/16  –   Cymru was selected as winners dog at the Durham KC show under Judge Beth Speich.
3/24/16  –   Sun Devil King of the Crossroads (Cymru) earned a best of winners placement at the Alamance KC show in Raliegh, NC under Judge Polly Smith.  Go Cymru!

Mistcurl’s Compass Rose – Best Puppy in Show


 3/18/16 – 3/19/16 –   Flash was selected as best of breed for all  four shows at the Windsor All-Breed show in Windsor, Ontario.  His daughter Mistcurl’s Compass Rose was given a group four placement at the Cobequid KC shows in Truro, Nova Scotia.  Rose also won best puppy in show on Sunday!  Congratulations to breeder owner handler Gerry Young!

New AKC Champion Sun Devil Phantom Traveler

 3/17/16  –   Sun Devil Phantom Traveler earned a three point major at the Lancaster Kennel Club under Judge Robert Vandiver to finish his AKC championship!  Phantom is Flash’s son out of Sun Devil Knockin On Heavens Door (Angel).   Congratulations to breeders Jen & Grace Kofron and owner Anita Rose!



New Canadian Champion 


2/26/16 – 2/28/16 –  Flash is now a Canadian champion!  He finished his championship by going best of breed for four stright shows at the Ontario Breeders Association shows in Lindsey, Ontario.  Thanks to judges Stewart Danker, Joy Hodgkinson, John Hodgkinson, and John Rowton.  




Flash at Westminster 


2/16/16 – Flash was given a Judge’s award of merit at the Westminster Kennel Club’s annual show in New York City.  The judge was Carl Liepmann.




Flash –  Owner Handled Reserve Best in Show Flash – Owner Handled Sporting Group One


1/30/16 –
Flash had a great day at the Erie Kennel Club show in Erie, PA! He was selected as Owner Handled Reserve Best in Show by Judge Joe Holova and owner handled Group one by Judge Robert Ennis.  Judge Joseph Gillespie awarded Rizzo (Brio Jollycurl Girl Gone Wild at Darkside) a 4-6 month Puppy group Four!  Not bad for her first show!

8/16 -1/10/16 –
GCH Brio’s Grand Master Flash at Darkside had a successful weekend in Tallmadge, OH.  He was awarded two best of breeds and one select placement. A good way to start the year!