Jack gets his Majors and More

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Congratulations to Hollyhock Go Figure, CGC “Jack” for an amazing weekend at the Kennel Club of Riverside shows at Lake Perris, CA.  Jack took the Major both days, Best Of Breed Owner Handler both days and went on to take a Group 3 and Group 1 Owner Handler each day.  Watch out for this little man as he tries to follow in his Daddy’s footsteps!

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Diamond Lil is a new International Champion

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Congratulations to Hollyhock Racy Lady “Diamond Lil” for showing so beautifully and achieving her International Champion title.  Lil received fabulous comments from the judges and awards galore, including Best Of Breed, Best Of Breed Bred By Exhibitor, Group placements and ended the weekend with a Reserve Best In Show!  Not bad for a girl who hasn’t been in the show ring in over a year!

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Romeo is #1 Bichon Frise Owner Handler for 2019

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He did it!  Congratulations to IntCH GCH CH Hollyhock Alfa Romeo “Romeo” for achieving the #1 Bichon Frise Owner Handler AKC ranking for 2019.  It would not have been possible without “Team Romeo”, including his wonderful owners, Tony and Anne Platt, his groomers, Lianne Bondurant and Haemi Choi, his handler and co-breeder, Deb Gibb and his co-breeder and ringside cheerleader, Linda Rowe…not to mention his remote fan club of Hollyhock families across the country. 

Romeo is going to be featured on the cover of the holiday issue of The Bichon Frise Reporter and will also have an inside spread thanking all the judges who made this possible, including an Owner Handler Best in Show and 26 Owner Handler group placements. 

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Romeo gets 4 more group placements

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Congratulations to IntCH GCH CH Hollyhock Alfa Romeo   “Romeo” for earning an Owner Handler Group placement every day at the recent Harvest Cluster, 4-days of conformation shows, furthering the gap for those other bichons chasing him for the #1 Owner Handler spot for 2019. Romy was joined by his son, Jack, and is showing him the ropes! Way to go Romy!

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Jack gets his first Champion points

Hollyhock Go Figure, CGCHollyhock Go Figure, CGCHollyhock Go Figure, CGC Congratulations to Hollyhock Go Figure, CGC   “Jack” for taking Winner’s Dog in his first 5 times in the show ring.  He is off to a great start and we hope he will follow in the footsteps of his daddy, IntCH GCH CH Hollyhock Alfa Romeo, “Romeo”.

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Peppermint gets her first points

Hollyhock Speaker Of The HouseCongratulations to Hollyhock Speaker Of The House, “Peppermint”, and her owner/handler, Carrie, for getting her first points at the Providence County Kennel Club shows.  Peppermint placed first in her class and then took Winner’s Bitch, Best Opposite, and Best Of Breed Owner Handler today.

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Jack earns his AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) title

Hollyhock Go Figure, CGCCongratulations to Hollyhock Go Figure, CGC  “Jack”, for passing his AKC Canine Good Citizen exam and earning the right to use that title after his registered name.  Deb and Jack have been working on obedience, socialization and conformation training in preparation for weekend outings to dog shows.  Soon Jack will make his conformation show debut.

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Peppermint begins her show career

Hollyhock Speaker Of The HouseCongratulations to Hollyhock Speaker Of The House, “Peppermint”, for taking home some nice ribbons during her first week of conformation shows.  Handled by her owner, Carrie Abreu, this duo took home Best Opposite in Sweepstakes and Reserve Winner’s Bitch at the Bichon Frise Club of Southern New England specialty shows.  Way to go girls!

— Deb, Linda and Carrie

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Romeo is Best In Show Owner Handler and more

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Team Romeo is proud to announce Romeo’s first BEST IN SHOW Owner Handler award.  Thank you to judge Michael J. (Mickey) Feigelson for his Non-Sporting Group 1 Owner Handler placement and to judge Patricia A. Sosa for her BEST IN SHOW Owner Handler award at the Malibu Kennel club shows.    Romeo went on to finish June with 2 Group 1, 1 Group 2 and 1 Group 3 Owner handler placements, winning a group placement for every show he attended this month.  Team Romeo is on a mission to stay on top of the game as the #1 Owner Handled Bichon Frise for 2019.

Tessa finishes her Grand Champion title

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Congratulations to IntCH GCH CH Hollyhock Tresor De Lotus “Tessa” for finishing her Grand Champion title at the Pasadena Kennel Club shows.  Thank you to judge Christina Martinez for awarding Tessa Best Opposite this day from an entry of 10 bichons and Tessa getting the final defeat she needed to complete her title.  Tessa had been sidelined for several months as she gave birth to her first litter (sired by IntCH GCH CH Hollyhock Alfa Romeo).  It was nice to see Tessa back in the ring with her handler Dorinne Waterman.