Tails From The Darkside


9/29 – 30/18  – Flash earned two legs towards a FAST CAT title at the Lorain County KC Fast Cat Trials in Shelby, OH

9/22/18  – Flash earned the first leg for his Coursing Ability Test (CAT) at the Greater Pittsburgh Samoyed Club Trial in New Castle, PA 

9/15/18  – Flash earned his third leg in barn hunt to earn his RATN title. He earned a first place in his size division and also High in Class for  a 13.12 second run.  The trial was under Judge Sharon Jonas at the French Creek Barn Hunt Association trial in Cadiz, OH.


Nitro- Senior Hunt Test Passes

8/11-12/18  – Nitro (Curly Cottage Nitro) passed two AKC senior hunt tests at the Presque Isle Retriever Club of Erie, PA Hunt Test in Springboro, PA.  Way to go Nitro!!!


7/8/18  – Rizzo (CH Brio Jollycurl Girl Gone Wild at Darkside DN CA CGC TT) had a litter of two puppies.  One Male (Darkside Stronger than You Think) and a girl (Darkside Stronger Than I Look)



   Cymru – 2018 CCRCA National Specialty Select Dog Flash – 2018 CCRCA National Specialty JAM


5/31/18  – Cymru (GCH Sundevil King Of The Crosroads) handled by Keith Ferrin was Select Dog at the CCRCA National Specialty in Bensalem, PA under Judge Karen Wilson.  Father Flash earned a Judges Award of Merit for the third year in a row.  Flash also placed second in the Stud Dog Class.

Flash with his Barn Hunt Awards!

5/29/18-   Flash passed his Rat Instinct Test at the CCRCA National Specialty Barn Hunt test in Bensalem, PA under Judge Eva Raczka . Flash also earned his first two legs of his Novice Barn Hunt Title with second and third place  placements!

5/27/18 –   “Nitro” (Curly Cottage Nitro) earned his first seasoned hunt test pass at the West Central Ohio HRC Hunt Test in Minster, OH

2018 Westminster Kennel Club Best of Breed winner – “Flash”


2/13/18 –   GCHB Brio’s Grand Master Flash at Darkside CGC (Flash) was awarded Best of Breed at the 2018 Westminster Dog Show in New York, New York.  Judge Robert Ennis awarded Flash.


2/4/18 –   Nitro earned two new titles today at Youngstown All-Breed Training Club .  He earned his Community Canine title (CGCA) and his Novice Trick Dog title (NTD).  He is now AKC CH/ UKC CH UNJ SHR Curly Cottage Nitro JH RE CD BN CA NTD CGCA WCX UWC