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DECEMBER, 2004
  • Dec. 31, 2004 -- In the Canine Chronicle final show stats for 2004, 9-year-old Cosmo, Ch. SR SHR U-CDX U-AGI Blazin's Back O' The Moon UD JH AX NAP NJP WCX CGC TT HOF (Major x. Ravin) finished the year in the Top 15 flat-coats by all dogs defeated in Sporting Group competition! His 22-month-old son Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow CGC (Cosmo x. Ronja), also finished in the Top 15 by all dogs defeated *and* in the Top 10 by flat-coats defeated in Best of Breed competition! Cosmo was also the #1 FCR Sire in Dog News Pedigree Top Producers stats for 2004!

  • Dec. 12, 2004 -- In IL, 16-month-old Bette, Flatford Divine Miss M (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned by Andrea and Charles Kane and Mary Farwell (IL), won her first point, under Charles Trotter!

  • Dec. 11 - 12, 2004 -- In TX, 4-year-old Drummer, TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery AX AXJ OAC *EJC* NGC CGC TT *FFX-AG* (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), earned his NADAC Elite Jumpers title with back-to-back runs, and his first Open Gamblers leg, all with second placements! With the EJC title, Drummer earned the prestigious Front & Finish Excellence Agility Gold Award (FFX–AG) for finishing six NADAC agility titles in seven months, beating the requirements of six titles within 12 months. Look for Drummer in the upcoming Front & Finish issues! During 2004, Drummer earned 11 agility titles, including the Agility Excellent and Excellent Jumpers in AKC and Elite Jumpers in NADAC. He now holds 12 agility titles. During 2004, Drummer qualified in 34 agility runs, including two AKC Master Agility Excellent legs and one Master Excellent Jumpers leg, collecting 27 MACH points. *Congratulations* to Georgette and Drummer!

  • Dec. 11 - 12, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh NAP NJP O-NAC *S-NJC* NGC TN-O CGC Can. AGN (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) and handled by Linda, finished her Superior Novice Jumpers title and picked up legs towards her Outstanding Open Tunnelers, Outstanding Novice Gamblers, and Novice Touch N Go titles! Snicker also earned the FFX Gold Award for finishing eight NADAC titles in ten months. She had 47 qualifying runs and now holds 11 titles including her AKC and CKC titles.

  • Dec. 11, 2004 -- In WI, 29-month-old Larkin, Jettaway’s Light Of The Moon *OA* NAJ (Cosmo x. Willow), owned by Heather Mishefske and the Ellefsons (WI) and trained/handled by Heather, finished her OA title with first place in the Open 24" class!

  • Dec. 11, 2004 -- In OH, 22-month-old Riley, Flatford Autumn Equinox (Cosmo x. Bonus), owned by Nancy Brown (CT) and Mary Farwell, needing just a major to finish, was Reserve to the 5-point major, under Houston Clark!

  • Dec. 11, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Nikka, Yahtaris Melody of My Neona (Cosmo x. Eva), owned by Sandra and Jessica Sedivy (MN) and handled by Jess, was Reserve to the major, under J. R. Duding! Nikka has 11 points with both majors.

  • Dec. 4 - 5, 2004 -- In TX, 4-year-old Drummer, TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery AX AXJ *OAC* *OJC* NGC CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), had an awesome weekend in NADAC agility, finishing his OAC and OJC titles both with first place and earning his first WV-N and TN-N legs, along with his first Elite Standard leg winning first place out of 29 in the Elite class!

  • Dec. 4, 2004 -- In MA, 12-month-old littermates Brody, Whazthat's Brodidia Agustus (Cosmo x. Reba), owned by Richard Dunn (RI) and Mocha, Whazthat's Mon Ami Mocha (Liver female, Cosmo x. Reba), owned by Sherry and Shannon Walker (MA), each won two points under Terry Stacy!

  • Dec. 3, 2004 -- In MA, 12-month-old Mocha, Whazthat's Mon Ami Mocha (Liver female, Cosmo x. Reba), owned by Sherry and Shannon Walker (MA) and handled by Sherry, won two points and Best of Winners under Mrs. James Edward (Anne Rogers) Clark!

  • Dec. 2, 2004 -- In MA, 12-month-old Brody, Whazthat's Brodidia Agustus (Cosmo x. Reba), owned by Richard Dunn (RI) and handled by Norm Grenier, won Best of Winners for his first point, under Cindy Vogels!

  • Dec. 1, 2004 -- In loving memory of Cosmo's half sister, 11-year-old Augie, Ch. Blazin's Alluvion Solitaire CD OAP NJP WC CGC (Surf x. Ravin), bred and owned by Blazin Kennels (MD), born July 16, 1993, dam of 11 Champions.
NOVEMBER, 2004
  • Nov. 28, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh NAP NJP O-NAC O-NJC NGC *TN-O* CGC Can. AGN (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) and handled by Linda, finished her NADAC Open Tunnelers title!

  • Nov. 26 - 28, 2004 -- In CA, 15-month-old Murphy, Flatford's Eddie Murphy JH CGC (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned by Cindy Tulpa (WA) and handled by Nancy Kelly, won Best of Winners and Best of Opposite over a special for his first point on Friday under Robert J. Moore, and Best of Winners for 2 more points on Saturday under Sidney Marx! On Sunday, Murphy was again Best of Winners and Best of Opposite for 2 more points, under Bud DiDonato!

  • Nov. 21, 2004 -- In MD, 21-month-old Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow CGC (Cosmo x. Ronja) owned by Blazin Kennels (MD) and handled by Dawn, won Best of Breed under Charles Olvis, in an entry of 55 flat-coats! To top it off, Dawn handled Eagle to his first Group placement, a 4th in a huge Sporting entry under Anne Katona!

  • Nov. 21, 2004 -- In MA, 21-month-old Riley, Flatford Autumn Equinox (Cosmo x. Bonus), owned by Nancy Brown (CT) and Mary Farwell, needing just a major to finish, was Reserve to the 4-point major under George Marquis!

  • Nov. 20 - 21, 2004 -- At the Supported Entry in IL, 2-year-old Luke, Jettaway's Northern Lights (Cosmo x. Willow), bred and owned by Heidi and Jon Ellefson (WI), was Reserve to the major, and his brother Connor, Am./Int'l. Ch. Jettaway's Seventh Heaven made the cut of specials, under Bettie Krause! Luke was also Reserve on Sunday under Arley Hussin.

  • Nov. 19, 2004 -- A new Champion! In MA, 21-month-old Onni, *Ch.* Salasana Golden Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Michelle and Aaron Caplan (MA) and handled by Michelle, won the 4-point major to finish his Championship under Mrs. Dennis (Mary Lou) Kniola! Onni is the Caplans' first show dog and we are very proud of their success!

  • Nov. 18, 2004 -- In MD, 21-month-old Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow CGC (Cosmo x. Ronja) owned by Blazin Kennels (MD) and handled by Dawn, won Best of Breed under B. Nolan Dale, in an entry of 30 flat-coats! Eagle's sister Jetta, Salasana Silver Arrow, owned by Judy Terchek (MD) and handled by junior handler Alexandra Bialozor, won the Open class over about 10 other Open Bitches!

  • Nov. 14, 2004 -- In TX, 4-year-old Drummer, TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery AX AXJ NAC NJC NGC CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), earned his first MXJ leg with third place out of 42 dogs in the Master Excellent Jumpers 24" class! Drummer also earned 7 more MACH points with this run!

  • Nov. 12, 2004 -- Big congrats to Georgette and Drummer! In TX, 4-year-old TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery AX *AXJ* NAC NJC NGC CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), earned his third AXJ leg for his AKC Agility Excellent Jumpers title, with first place in the 24" class! Drummer earned his AXJ with 3 blue ribbons!

  • Nov. 9, 2004 -- Happy first birthday to the Whazthat litter (Cosmo x. Reba), bred by Jeanne Allen!

  • Nov. 7, 2004 -- In WI, 27-month-old Larkin, Jettaway’s Light Of The Moon NA NAJ (Cosmo x. Willow), owned by Heather Mishefske and the Ellefsons (WI) and trained/handled by Heather, earned her 2nd OA leg with 3rd place in Open 24" class!

  • Nov. 7, 2004 -- In OR, 11-month-old Jedi, Whazthat's Across The Stars (Liver male, Cosmo x. Reba), bred, owned and handled by Jeanne Allen (OR), was Best of Winners for a major under Mrs. Lowell (Arlene) Davis!

  • Nov. 7, 2004 -- In MD, 21-month-old Jetta, Salasana Silver Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Judy Terchek (MD), won 2 points and Best of Winners under Terry Stacy, giving her 9 points with a major! Jetta was also Best of Opposite to her dad, Cosmo, Ch. SR SHR U-CDX U-AGI Blazin's Back O' The Moon UD JH AX NAP NJP WCX CGC TT HOF (Major x. Ravin), who won Best of Breed. The judge was delighted to learn that he gave Cosmo his first major 9 years ago! Win photo

  • Nov. 7, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Nikka, Yahtaris Melody of My Neona (Cosmo x. Eva), owned by Sandra and Jessica Sedivy (MN) and handled by Jess, was Reserve to the major, under Roy Holloway! Nikka has 11 points with both majors.

  • Nov. 6 - 7, 2004 -- In Finland, 21-month-old Salma, Salasana Bright Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), bred and owned by Piia Ulvinen, won her class both days with a rating of "Excellent" under Leila Kärkäs and a rating of "Very Good" under Riitta-Liisa Lehtonen! On Saturday Salma also placed 4th in Best Bitch competition.

  • Nov. 6, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh NAP NJP NAC O-NJC NGC O-TN-N CGC Can. AGN (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN), won Best of Opposite under Dana Cline!

  • Nov. 4, 2004 -- Congratulations to Sue Van Buren (NY) and China, Ch. TLC Agape's Treasure Chest NAJ CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley), on the arrival of China's litter of 11 puppies sired by Ch. Moonrise Running Back Stay!

  • Nov. 3, 2004 -- Happy third birthday to the Yahtaris litter (Cosmo x. Eva), bred by Jessica Sedivy!

  • Nov. 1, 2004 -- Congratulations to these qualifiers for the 2005 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship show!

    • In the Top 25 by flat-coats defeated in Best of Breed competition: 20-month-old Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow CGC (Cosmo x. Ronja) owned by Blazin Kennels (MD)

    • Earning all of his points from the Bred By Exhibitor class to finish his Championship in 2004: 27-month-old Connor, Am./Int'l. Ch. Jettaway's Seventh Heaven (Cosmo x. Willow), bred and owned by Heidi and Jon Ellefson (WI)!
OCTOBER, 2004
  • Oct. 31, 2004 -- In VA, Cosmo's granddaughter Shayla, Shalyn Not Just A Pretty Face CGC (Dino x. Reggae), bred, owned and handled by Sherri Lilley, celebrated her first birthday by winning a major under Robert B. Lawson, giving her 13 points! Shayla went on to win Bred By Exhibitor Sporting Group 1 under Kathi Johnson!

  • Oct. 24, 2004 -- In CT, 11-month-old Mocha, Whazthat's Mon Ami Mocha (Liver female, Cosmo x. Reba), owned by Sherry and Shannon Walker (MA) and handled by Shannon, won first place in the Puppy Stake at the NEFCRC fun field day! At the same event last year, the Puppy Stake was won by Mocha's half sister Riley (Cosmo x. Bonus)!

  • Oct. 24, 2004 -- In MD, Cosmo's 5-month-old granddaughter Salem, Blazin's History Repeats (Eagle x. Prue), breeder-owner handled by Dawn Buttion (MD), won Best Puppy in Match! At the same match, Jetta, Salasana Silver Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), was owner handled by Judy Terchek (MD) to Adult Sporting Group 2!

  • Oct. 24, 2004 -- In Finland, 20-month-old Salma, Salasana Bright Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), bred and owned by Piia Ulvinen, placed 2nd in her class with a rating of "Very Good"!

  • Oct. 23 - 24, 2004 -- At the IABCA International shows in FL, 20-month-old Lucy, Am/*Int'l* Ch. Salasana Flaming Arrow (Liver female, Cosmo x. Ronja), owner handled by Katy Postrozny (FL), received 3 ratings of V-1, the highest rating and the International Championship!

  • Oct. 23, 2004 -- In VA, 20-month-old Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow CGC (Cosmo x. Ronja) owned by Blazin Kennels (MD) and handled by Dawn, won Best of Breed over other male specials, under Stephen Hurt!

  • Oct. 22 - 23, 2004 -- In GA, 21-month-old Piedmont, Flatford's Piedmont Winter (Cosmo x. Bonus), owned by Tom and Lisa Allen (TN) and the Farwells, was Winners Dog for a point on Friday under Dr. Alvin Krause, and won the 3-point major and Best of Winners on Saturday under Houston Clark!

  • Oct. 22, 2004 -- In GA, 3-year-old Faith, Kaydin's Finding Faith CGC (Cosmo x. Jaxon), bred and owned by Vanessa Rhodes (AL), was Best of Winners for a point, under Dr. Alvin Krause!

  • Oct. 17, 2004 -- In MD, 4-year-old Reggae, Ch. SR TLC Shalyn Rhythm O' The Island CD OA NAJ NAP WC CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Sherri Lilley (VA), earned her first Junior Hunter leg!

  • Oct. 16 - 17, 2004 -- What a weekend for Drummer and Georgette! In TX, 4-year-old TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery AX OAJ NAC NJC NGC CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), earned his first two MX legs toward the Master Agility Excellent title with placements and a total of 17 MACH points; and also earned his first two AXJ legs, both with first place in the 24" Excellent Jumpers class!

  • Oct. 16 - 17, 2004 -- In VA, 9-year-old Cosmo, Ch. SR SHR U-CDX U-AGI Blazin's Back O' The Moon UD JH AX NAP NJP WCX CGC TT HOF (Major x. Ravin), placed in Veterans obedience both days with crowd pleasing enthusiasm and scores of 189 and 191; and his 21-month-old great-niece Mesa, Blazin's Fire On The Mountain *CD* (Carson x. Piper), owned, trained and handled by Diane Fong, won first and third placements in Novice A with 193 and 195, to finish her CD in 3 trials!

  • Oct. 16, 2004 -- In CA, 14-month-old Murphy, Flatford's Eddie Murphy *JH* CGC (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned and handled by Cindy Tulpa (WA), finished his Junior Hunter title!

  • Oct. 16, 2004 -- In NJ, 20-month-old Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow CGC (Cosmo x. Ronja) owned by Blazin Kennels (MD) and handled by Dawn, won Best of Breed over another male special, under Arley Hussin!

  • Oct. 9 - 10, 2004 -- In VA, 4-year-old Reggae, Ch. SR TLC Shalyn Rhythm O' The Island CD *OA* NAJ NAP WC CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Sherri Lilley (VA), earned her second and third Open Agility legs for the title, both with first place wins in the 24" class!

  • Oct. 9, 2004 -- In TX, 4-year-old Drummer, TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery *AX* OAJ NAC NJC NGC CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), finished his Agility Excellent title with a clean run and another first place in the Excellent A 24" class, 12 seconds ahead of the next fastest dog! This is Drummer's 8th agility title in 14 months, and all of his Excellent A legs were blue ribbons!

  • Oct. 8 - 9, 2004 -- In MD, 20-month-old Jetta, Salasana Silver Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Judy Terchek (MD) and handled by Dawn Buttion, was Reserve to the majors both days, under the Dudings! In her last 7 shows, Jetta won the points 3 times (including a major) and was Reserve to 3 majors. Also under the Dudings, Cosmo's 11-month-old granddaughter Lily, Shalyn's Wildwood Flower CGC (Dino x. Reggae), owner-handled by Anne Fisher, won the puppy class both days!

  • Oct. 3, 2004 -- In VA, 4-year-old Reggae, Ch. SR TLC Shalyn Rhythm O' The Island CD NA NAJ NAP WC CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Sherri Lilley (VA), earned her first OA leg and her 2nd OAJ leg, both with first place in Open 24" class!
SEPTEMBER, 2004
  • Sept. 25, 2004 -- In TX, 4-year-old Drummer, TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery OA OAJ NAC NJC NGC CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), earned his 2nd AX leg with first place in the Excellent A 24" class!

  • Sept. 25, 2004 -- In CA, 13-month-old Murphy, Flatford's Eddie Murphy CGC (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned and handled by Cindy Tulpa (WA), earned his 3rd JH leg!

  • Sept. 24 - 26, 2004 -- In VA, 9-year-old Cosmo, Ch. SR SHR U-CDX U-AGI Blazin's Back O' The Moon UD JH AX NAP NJP WCX CGC TT HOF (Major x. Ravin), won Best of Breed on Friday and Sunday under Mrs. R. C. (Carolyn) Thomas and David Flanagan; his 4-year-old daughter Reggae, Ch. SR TLC Shalyn Rhythm O' The Island CD NA NAJ NAP WC CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned and handled by Sherri Lilley (VA), won Best of Opposite on Saturday and Sunday under B. Nolan Dale and David Flanagan; and his 19-month-old daughter Jetta, Salasana Silver Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Judy Terchek (MD) and handled by Dawn Buttion, won 2 points on Saturday under B. Nolan Dale! Jetta now has 7 points with a major.

  • Sept. 23, 2004 -- In NY, 2-year-old Blue, TLC Bluemoon's Starlite CD JH (Cosmo x. Ashley repeat), owned by Ed Miley and Sue Van Buren, won 2 more points on the Wine Country circuit under Lawrence Stanbridge, giving him 8 points!

  • Sept. 18, 2004 -- In WI, 2-year-old Jewel, TLC's Starlit Superior Jewel CD *OA* CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley repeat), owned by Tom and Glenna Sprague DVM (MI) and handled by Tom, finished her Open Agility title in the 24" class with 2nd place and 20 seconds under course time!

  • Sept. 16, 2004 -- Happy fourth birthday to Cosmo's first kids -- the TLC "Survivors" litter (Cosmo x. Ashley), bred by Sue Van Buren!

  • Sept. 12, 2004 -- In MN, 2-year-old Nikka, Yahtaris Melody of My Neona (Cosmo x. Eva), owned by Sandra and Jessica Sedivy (MN) and handled by Jess, won another point, under Michael Lanctot! Nikka now has 11 points with both majors!

  • Sept. 11 - 12, 2004 -- In MN, 26-month-old Larkin, Jettaway’s Light Of The Moon *NA* *NAJ* (Cosmo x. Willow), owned by Heather Mishefske and the Ellefsons (WI) and trained/handled by Heather, won first place in all 4 agility runs, finishing her NA and NAJ titles by winning the Novice B 24" standard and jumpers classes, and earned her first Open standard leg with another class win!

  • Sept. 11, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh NAP NJP NAC O-NJC NGC O-TN-N CGC Can. AGN (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) and trained/handled by Linda, earned her first NA and NAJ legs with 2nd and 3rd placements in Novice B 24" class! Linda and Snicker took a well deserved day off on Sunday after a very busy summer!

  • Sept. 11, 2004 -- In MD, Cosmo's 3-month-old *grandson* Aston, Blazin's Hot Wheels (Eagle x. Prue), owned by Scott and Tina Borden (MD) and handled by Scott, won first place in the 3-6 month field stake at the CRFCRC singles day, in an entry of 7 puppies! Aston's litter sister Salem, Blazin's History Repeats, owned by Blazin Kennels (MD) and handled by Dawn, won a Judges' Award of Merit in the same stake!

  • Sept. 7, 2004 -- In CA, 13-month-old Murphy, Flatford's Eddie Murphy *CGC* (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned and handled by Cindy Tulpa (WA), and 19-month-old Abbie, Ch. Flatford's Summer Skyline JH *CGC* (Cosmo x. Bonus), owned by Laura Fordice (WA) and Mary Farwell and handled by Laura, both earned their Canine Good Citizen designations!

  • Sept. 6, 2004 -- At the Annual Dog Swim Fest in Eau Claire, WI, 25-month-old Larkin, Jettaway’s Light Of The Moon (Cosmo x. Willow), owned by Heather Mishefske and the Ellefsons (WI), won the "Fastest Water Retrieve" with a time of 16 seconds, besting the hunting labs and goldens by about 10 seconds!

  • Sept. 4 - 5, 2004 -- A new Champion! In OH, 12-month-old DeeDee, *Ch.* Flatford's Comic Relief (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned by Mary and Marv Farwell (IL) and handled by Lisa Bettis, won the point each day under George Heitzman and Jon Cole, to finish her Championship!

  • Sept. 4 - 5, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh NAP NJP NAC O-NJC NGC *O-TN-N* CGC Can. AGN (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN), picked up NADAC agility legs toward her Outstanding Regular and Superior Jumpers titles, and finished her Outstanding Tunnelers title!

  • Sept. 3 - 4, 2004 -- In OR, 9-month-old Jedi, Whazthat's Across The Stars (Liver male, Cosmo x. Reba), bred and owned by Jeanne Allen (OR), was Best of Winners for 2 points under Roger Hartinger on Friday, and Winners Dog for 1 point under Betsy Horn Humer on Saturday!
AUGUST, 2004
  • Aug. 28 - 29, 2004 -- In Ontario, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh NAP NJP NAC O-NJC NGC TN-N CGC *Can. AGN* (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN), earned her CKC Novice agility title with 3 perfect scores, two firsts and a second! She also picked up a couple of NADAC legs towards her Outstanding NAC and a NADAC jumpers leg towards her Superior NJC!

  • Aug. 29, 2004 -- In WA, 19-month-old Abbie, Ch. Flatford's Summer Skyline *JH* (Cosmo x. Bonus), owned by Laura Fordice (WA) and Mary Farwell and handled by Laura, finished her Junior Hunter title! At the same test, Abbie's younger full brother Murphy, Flatford's Eddie Murphy (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned and handled by Cindy Tulpa (WA), earned his second JH leg at 12 months old!

  • Aug. 28, 2004 -- In KY, 12-month-old DeeDee, Flatford's Comic Relief (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned by Mary and Marv Farwell (IL), won Best of Breed for a major under Walter Sommerfelt, giving her 13 points with both majors!

  • Aug. 22, 2004 -- A new Champion! In MN, 25-month-old Connor, *Am.*/Int'l. *Ch.* Jettaway's Seventh Heaven (Cosmo x. Willow), bred and owned by Heidi and Jon Ellefson (WI), won Best of Winners for the 5-point major handled by Heidi in the Bred By Exhibitor class, under Betty Stites!

  • Aug. 22, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh *NAP* *NJP* NAC O-NJC NGC TN-N CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) and handled by Linda, finished her Novice Preferred Standard and Jumpers titles in AKC agility!

  • Aug. 21 - 22, 2004 -- In MN, 25-month-old Larkin, Jettaway’s Light Of The Moon (Cosmo x. Willow), owned by Heather Mishefske and the Ellefsons (WI) and trained/handled by Heather, earned her first two NA legs in agility, winning first place in Novice B 24" class on Saturday! In addition to earning her 2nd NA leg on Sunday, Heather also handled Larkin in the breed ring, where they placed third in a class of 12 Open Bitches under Betty Stites!

  • Aug. 21, 2004 -- At the Supported Entry show in MN, 12-month-old DeeDee, Flatford's Comic Relief (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned by Mary and Marv Farwell (IL) and handled by Mary, won Best of Opposite in Puppy Sweeps under Helen Szostak! DeeDee has 10 points with a major.

  • Aug. 21, 2004 -- In WV, 3-year-old Atticus, Ch. Claymore's Mockingbird of TudorHill NAP *NJP* (Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Beverly McWhirter (WV), finished his NJP title and earned his second OAP leg in agility, both with first place! And in MN, his litter sister Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh NAC O-NJC NGC TN-N CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN), earned her second NJP leg with a clean run and 2nd place!

  • Aug. 19, 2004 -- In MA, 3-year-old Chance, Ch. TLC Carry The Torch Chance *CD* CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Judy Riedel (CT), finished his CD title in obedience!

  • Aug. 18, 2004 -- In VA, Cosmo's 9-month-old granddaughter, Shayla, Shalyn Not Just A Pretty Face *CGC* (Dino x. Reggae), bred and owned by Sherri Lilley, earned her Canine Good Citizen designation!

  • Aug. 15, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh NAC O-NJC *NGC* TN-N CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) and handled by Linda, finished her NADAC Novice Gamblers title and earned another leg towards her Outstanding Novice Tunnelers!

  • Aug. 15, 2004 -- In MD, 18-month-old Jetta, Salasana Silver Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Judy Terchek (MD), won the 3-point major and Best of Winnners under Don Evans! Litter brother Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow CGC (Cosmo x. Ronja) owned by Blazin Kennels (MD) and handled by Dawn, won Best of Breed!

  • Aug. 14, 2004 -- In MD, 3-year-old Tink, SR Claymore's Tinker Bell CD JH CGC (Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Peter Alea (VA) and Al Jenkins (MD) and handled by Loura Waid, won the 3-point major and Best of Winners under Nancy Liebes, giving her 12 points! Half sister Jetta, Salasana Silver Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Judy Terchek (MD), was Reserve to the major, and her litter brother Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow CGC (Cosmo x. Ronja) owned by Blazin Kennels (MD) and handled by Dawn, won Best of Breed over several other specials!

  • Aug. 14, 2004 -- In MA, 18-month-old Onni, Salasana Golden Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Michelle and Aaron Caplan (MA) and handled by Michelle, won Best of Breed under Gloria Mitcham-Geringer!

  • Aug. 13, 2004 -- In MD, 18-month-old Jetta, Salasana Silver Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Judy Terchek (MD), won Best of Winnners for 2 points, under Karin Ashe!

  • Aug. 13, 2004 -- In MA, 9-month-old Mocha, Whazthat's Mon Ami Mocha (Liver female, Cosmo x. Reba), owned by Sherry and Shannon Walker (MA), won 2 points under Michael Faulkner! And on Aug. 15, Mocha was Reserve under Eric Ringle!

  • Aug. 9, 2004 -- In MD, 18-month-old Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow *CGC* (Cosmo x. Ronja) owned by Blazin Kennels (MD), earned his Canine Good Citizen designation!

  • Aug. 7 - 8, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh NAC O-NJC TN-N CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) and handled by Linda, competed in CPE agility, qualifying in 6 runs in Level 2, with all placements and fast times!

  • Aug. 7, 2004 -- Happy first birthday to the Flatford repeat litter (Cosmo x. Bonus), bred by Mary and Marv Farwell! To celebrate her first birthday, DeeDee, Flatford's Comic Relief, was breeder/owner handled by Mary Farwell (IL) to another point under Clinton Harris in WI, giving her 10 points with a major!

  • Aug. 1, 2004 -- In WI, 24-month-old Connor, Int'l. Ch. Jettaway's Seventh Heaven (Cosmo x. Willow), bred and owned by Heidi and Jon Ellefson (WI), won Best of Winners for a point under LaMar Mathis handled by Heidi, and Bred By Exhibitor Group III handled by Jon! Connor now has 12 points with a major.

  • July 30 - Aug. 1, 2004 -- In VA, 3-year-old Reggae, Ch. SR TLC Shalyn Rhythm O' The Island CD NA NAJ NAP WC CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned and handled by Sherri Lilley (VA), won Best of Opposite on Friday under Donald Booxbaum, and Best of Breed over other specials on Saturday under Judith Goodin! Reggae's daughter, 9-month-old Shayla, Shalyn Not Just A Pretty Face (Dino x. Reggae), bred and owned by Sherri, showed on Saturday and Sunday and won 2 more points each day, giving her 10 points!
JULY, 2004
  • July 31, 2004 -- In Finland, 17-month-old Little Ronja, Salasana Red Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Minna Karvinen and Piia Ulvinen and handled by Minna, placed 1st in the Junior Bitch class with a rating of "Excellent" and won Best Bitch 1st, CC and Best of Opposite under judge Kirsi Nieminen! At the same show, littermate Salma, Salasana Bright Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), bred and owned by Piia Ulvinen and handled by Junior Handler Emma, placed 1st in the Youngster class, also with a rating of "Excellent", and won Best Bitch 2nd and Reserve CC! To become a Champion in Finland, a flat-coat needs to win three CC's (one after 24 months of age) and pass the retrieving test.

  • July 17 - 18, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh NAC O-NJC TN-N CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) and handled by Linda, made her AKC agility debut, earning her first 2 NAP legs and first NJP leg, with all clean runs, fast times, and nice placements! Don't ask Linda about the handler error on her other Jumpers run :-).

  • July 15 - 16, 2004 -- Drummer's 7th title in 11 months! In TX, 3-year-old Drummer, TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery OA *OAJ* NAC NJC NGC CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), earned his 2nd and 3rd OAJ legs in AKC agility, both with clean runs in the 24" JWW class, winning first place on Thursday and 2nd place (by .03 second) on Friday!

  • July 10 - 11, 2004 -- In CA, 17-month-old Abbie, Ch. Flatford's Summer Skyline (Cosmo x. Bonus), owned by Laura Fordice (WA) and Mary Farwell and handled by Laura, earned her 3rd JH leg! At the same test, which started on Saturday (land) and finished on Sunday (water), Abbie's younger full brother Murphy, Flatford's Eddie Murphy (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned and handled by Cindy Tulpa (WA), earned his first JH leg at his first test, at 11 months old!

  • July 10 - 11, 2004 -- In IL, 11-month-old DeeDee, Flatford's Comic Relief (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned by Mary and Marv Farwell (IL) and handled by Mary, won another point on Saturday under James White, and Best of Winners for a point on Sunday under Terry Stacy, giving her 9 points with a major!

  • July 10 - 11, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh NAC *O-NJC* TN-N CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) and handled by Linda, had another great weekend in NADAC agility, finishing her Outstanding Novice Jumpers title; picking up 3 more Novice Regular legs (one 11 seconds under course time!); and earning her first Novice Gamblers leg!!

  • July 10, 2004 -- In MN, 2-year-old Nikka, Yahtaris Melody of My Neona (Cosmo x. Eva), owned by Sandra and Jessica Sedivy (MN) and handled by Jess, won 2 more points under Mrs. Lowell (Arlene) K. Davis! On Sunday, she was Reserve under Dr. Alvin W. Krause. Nikka now has 10 points with both majors!

  • July 8, 2004 -- Happy second birthday to the Jettaway litter (Cosmo x. Willow), bred by Heidi and Jon Ellefson!

  • July 4, 2004 -- In NY, 2-year-old Blue, TLC Bluemoon's Starlite CD JH (Cosmo x. Ashley repeat), owned by Ed Miley and Sue Van Buren, won Best of Winners for another point, under James S. Covey!

  • July 4, 2004 -- In MA, 3-year-old Chance, Ch. TLC Carry The Torch Chance CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Judy Riedel (CT), earned his second CD leg with third place in the Novice A obedience class!

  • July 3 - 4, 2004 -- In TX, 3-year-old Drummer, TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery OA NAJ NAC NJC NGC CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), earned his second OAC leg in NADAC agility on Saturday with third place, and his first OJC leg on Sunday with second place!

  • July 3 - 4, 2004 -- Another new Champion! In FL, 16-month-old Lucy, *Ch.* Salasana Flaming Arrow (Liver female, Cosmo x. Ronja), owner handled by Katy Postrozny (FL), won a point on Saturday under Dr. Joanne B. (Jodi) Engel, and Best of Winners for her third major to finish on Sunday under Lowell K. Davis!

  • July 3, 2004 -- A new Champion! In MD, 16-month-old Sky, *Ch.* Salasana Blazin Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Blazin Kennels and handled by Dawn Buttion and Alexandra Bialozor, won Best of Breed over 3 specials for a 4-point major to finish, under Walter Sommerfelt!

  • July 3 - 4, 2004 -- In MA on Saturday, 16-month-old Onni, Salasana Golden Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Michelle and Aaron Caplan (MA) and handled by Michelle, needing only a major to finish, was Reserve to the major in dogs, under Mrs. R. D. (Polly) Smith! At the same show, his 17-month-old half sister Riley, Flatford Autumn Equinox (Cosmo x. Bonus), who also needs only a major to finish and is owned by Nancy Brown (CT) and Mary Farwell and handled by Jenny Krieger, was Reserve to the major in bitches! On Sunday, Onni won the point and Riley won 2 points under Dana Cline -- too bad the major broke!

  • July 1, 2004 -- In MD, 16-month-old Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja) owned by Blazin Kennels, won Best of Breed over other specials, under Carol Brown! At the same show, his sister Sky, Salasana Blazin Arrow, was Reserve to the major!
JUNE, 2004
  • June 28, 2004 -- In MD, 3-year-old Tink, SR Claymore's Tinker Bell CD JH CGC (Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Peter Alea (VA) and Al Jenkins (MD) and handled today by Loura Waid, won 2 more points and Best of Winners under David Markus, giving her 9 points!

  • June 27, 2004 -- In WI, 2-year-old Jewel, TLC's Starlit Superior Jewel CD NA CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley repeat), owned by Tom and Glenna Sprague DVM (MI) and handled by Tom, earned her second CDX leg in obedience, with 3rd place in Open A!

  • June 27, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh NAC NJC TN-N CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN), had a great day in NADAC agility, earning a Novice Regular leg towards Outstanding NAC, a Novice Jumpers leg towards Outstanding NJC, and an Open Tunnelers leg!

  • June 26, 2004 -- In MA, 7-month-old Mocha, Whazthat's Mon Ami Mocha (Liver female, Cosmo x. Reba), owned by Sherry and Shannon Walker (MA) and handled by Shannon, was Reserve to a major and Best Puppy under Gale Young, and Puppy Sporting Group IV under Christine Pollender!

  • June 25, 2004 -- In MD, 3-year-old Tink, SR Claymore's Tinker Bell CD JH CGC (Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Peter Alea (VA) and Al Jenkins (MD) and handled today by Loura Waid, won 2 more points and Best of Winners, under Charles Ruppert!

  • June 20, 2004 -- A new Champion! In MN, 2-year-old Jay, *Ch.* Yahtaris My Janus Sky Dancer (Cosmo x. Eva), breeder/owner handled by Jessica Sedivy (MN), won Best of Winners for a 4-point major under Marian Hodesson, finishing his Championship with 4 majors! Sister Nikka, Yahtaris Melody of My Neona (Cosmo x. Eva), owned by Sandra and Jessica Sedivy (MN), was Winners Bitch for her own 4-point major at the same show! Nikka now has 8 points with both majors!

  • June 20, 2004 -- In VA, Cosmo's 7-month-old granddaughter Lily, Shalyn's Wildwood Flower *CGC* (Dino x. Reggae), owner trained and handled by Anne Fisher, earned her Canine Good Citizen designation!

  • June 20, 2004 -- In VA, Cosmo, Ch. SR SHR U-CDX U-AGI Blazin's Back O' The Moon UD JH AX NAP NJP WCX CGC TT HOF (Major x. Ravin), won Best of Breed under Keke Kahn!

  • June 19, 2004 -- In VA, an incredible day and another Group placement for Cosmo! First we had a 3-generation sweep of the ribbons in breed judging under Dr. Berndt. 9-year-old Cosmo, Ch. SR SHR U-CDX U-AGI Blazin's Back O' The Moon UD JH AX NAP NJP WCX CGC TT HOF (Major x. Ravin), won Best of Breed; his daughter Reggae, Ch. SR TLC Shalyn Rhythm O' The Island CD NA NAJ NAP WC CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley), won Best of Opposite, and Reggae's daughter Shayla, Shalyn Not Just A Pretty Face (Dino x. Reggae), won Best of Winners for 2 points! Then in Group under Maxine Beam and owner handled, Cosmo won Sporting Group II!

  • June 18, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh NAC NJC TN-N CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) and handled by Dave Slattum, won Best of Opposite under Frank Summerside!

  • June 11 - 13, 2004 -- A new Champion! In CA, 16-month-old Abbie, *Ch.* Flatford's Summer Skyline (Cosmo x. Bonus), owned by Laura Fordice (WA) and Mary Farwell and handled this weekend by Cindy Tulpa, won the points all 3 days under Carl Anderson, Charles Francis and Sharon Francis, winning Best of Opposite over a special on Friday, and Best of Winners on Sunday! This news should speed up Laura's recovery from pneumonia :-). Abbie also has 2 legs on her JH!

  • June 13, 2004 -- In MA, 7-month-old Mocha, Whazthat's Mon Ami Mocha (Liver female, Cosmo x. Reba), owned by Sherry and Shannon Walker (MA) and handled today by Shannon, was Best of Winners for a point, under Susan Petermann!

  • June 12 - 13, 2004 -- 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh NAC NJC TN-N CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN), earned legs toward her NADAC regular and jumpers outstanding titles!

  • June 11, 2004 -- In IL, 10-month-old DeeDee, Flatford's Comic Relief (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned by Mary and Marv Farwell (IL), was Best of Winners for 2 points under Everett Dean, giving her 7 points with a major!

  • June 5 - 6, 2004 -- In TX, 3-year-old Drummer, TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery OA NAJ NAC *NJC* *NGC* CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), finished his NJC and NGC titles! Moved up to Open Standard, he also earned his first OAC leg with second place. All with fast clean runs!

  • June 5 - 6, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh *NAC* NJC TN-N CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) and handled by Dave Slattum, won Best of Breed over a top ranked male special, under Dr. Lee Anthony Reasin on Saturday! On Sunday, Snicker went to a NADAC agility trial, where she finished her NAC title and got another leg towards her outstanding tunnelers title!
MAY, 2004
  • May 30 - 31, 2004 -- In ND, 2-year-old Nikka, Yahtaris Melody of My Neona (Cosmo x. Eva), owned by Sandra and Jessica Sedivy (MN), was Reserve to 4-point majors both days!

  • May 30, 2004 -- In MA, 15-month-old Onni, Salasana Golden Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Michelle and Aaron Caplan (MA) and handled by Michelle, won Best of Winners for a major under Frank Washabaugh, giving him 12 points!

  • May 29, 2004 -- In OR, 16-month-old Abbie, Flatford's Summer Skyline (Cosmo x. Bonus), owned by Laura Fordice (WA) and Mary Farwell and handled by Laura, earned her second Junior Hunter leg!

  • May 21 - 24, 2004 -- On the VA circuit in Williamsburg:

    • A Group placement for Cosmo! 9-year-old Ch. SR SHR U-CDX U-AGI Blazin's Back O' The Moon UD JH AX NAP NJP WCX CGC TT HOF (Major x. Ravin), showed Saturday and Sunday, and on Sunday he won Best of Breed over other male specials from the Veteran Dog class under Mrs. R.C. (Carolyn) Thomas! Then with temperatures soaring into the 90's, he went on to win a Sporting Group IV under Paula Hartinger! Cosmo is always owner handled or breeder/owner handled, and today the privilege was mine!

    • 3-year-old Tink, SR Claymore's Tinker Bell CD JH CGC (Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Peter Alea (VA) and Al Jenkins (MD) and handled by Lori Pauley Clark, won 2 points on Saturday under Laurence Libeu, and 2 more points on Sunday under Mrs. Thomas! Tink was also Reserve on both Friday and Monday.

    • 3-year-old Reggae, Ch. SR TLC Shalyn Rhythm O' The Island CD NA NAJ NAP WC CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley), owner handled by Sherri Lilley and friend Pam Simmons, was Best of Opposite all 4 days!

    • Cosmo's granddaughter, 6-month-old Shayla, Shalyn Not Just A Pretty Face (Dino x. Reggae), bred, owned and handled by Sherri Lilley (VA), won 2 points at her first show on Friday from the Bred By Exhibitor class under Paula Hartinger, and 2 more points on Monday under Roger Hartinger! On both Saturday and Sunday, Shayla was Reserve; and on Sunday she went on to win Bred By Exhibitor Sporting Group III the only day it was offered!

  • May 23, 2004 -- New Cosmo *grand*puppies! Son Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Blazin Kennels (MD), sired a litter of 2 boys and a girl, all black, whelped by Prue, Ch. Blazin's Eternal Flame CD NA OAJ (Leroy x. Augie). Visit www.blazinkennels.com for info about the "H" litter!

  • May 22, 2004 -- In MN, 22-month-old Larkin, Jettaway’s Light Of The Moon (Cosmo x. Willow), owned by Heather Mishefske and the Ellefsons (WI) and trained/handled by Heather, earned her first NAJ leg, qualifying at her AKC agility debut trial, with first place in the 24" Novice B Jumpers class!

  • May 22, 2004 -- In MN, 2-year-old Nikka, Yahtaris Melody of My Neona (Cosmo x. Eva), owned by Sandra and Jessica Sedivy (MN), won Best of Winners for another point, under Jean Fournier!

  • May 16, 2004 -- In OR, 15-month-old Abbie, Flatford's Summer Skyline (Cosmo x. Bonus), owned by Laura Fordice (WA) and Mary Farwell and handled today by Cindy Tulpa, earned her first Junior Hunter leg at her first hunt test!

  • May 16, 2004 -- In ME, 15-month-old Riley, Flatford Autumn Equinox (Cosmo x. Bonus), owned by Nancy Brown (CT) and Mary Farwell, picked up another point under Ronald Menaker, giving her 12 points with a major!

  • May 16, 2004 -- In NY, 2-year-old Blue, TLC Bluemoon's Starlite CD JH (Cosmo x. Ashley repeat), owned by Ed Miley and Sue Van Buren, picked up another point, under Judy Webb!

  • May 15 - 16, 2004 -- In TX, 3-year-old Drummer, TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery OA NAJ *NAC* CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), earned his second and third NADAC NAC legs, for the title! Drummer won first place both days with times 17 and 20 seconds below course time!

  • May 15 - 16, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh *NJC* TN-N CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) and trained/handled by Linda, finished her NADAC NJC (jumpers) title!

  • May 15 - 16, 2004 -- At the IABCA International shows in MN, 22-month-old Connor, *Int'l. Ch.* Jettaway's Seventh Heaven (Cosmo x. Willow), bred and owned by Heidi and Jon Ellefson (WI) and handled by Heidi, finished his International Championship with a Best Bred By Exhibitor in Show, and a Sporting Group One!

  • May 15, 2004 -- A new Champion! In ME, Cody, *Ch.* TLC Starlight Of The Rockies CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley repeat), owned by Nancy and James Brown (CT) and handled by Rick Krieger, finished his Championship under Dr. Elliot More!

  • May 15, 2004 -- In VA, 15-month-old Sky, Salasana Blazin Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Blazin Kennels and handled by Dawn, won 2 points under Karen Wilson, giving her 11 points with a major!

  • May, 2004 -- In MD, 15-month-old Jetta, Salasana Silver Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned and handled by Judy Terchek (MD), took second place in the 2004 Skyhoundz Canine Disc Championship (Maryland) in the Distance/Accuracy division, her first time in competition!

  • May 9, 2004 -- In NY, 2-year-old Blue, TLC Bluemoon's Starlite CD *JH* (Cosmo x. Ashley repeat), owned by Ed Miley and Sue Van Buren, finished his Junior Hunter title, handled by Ed!

  • May 9, 2004 -- In CT, 15-month-old Onni, Salasana Golden Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Michelle and Aaron Caplan (MA) and handled by Michelle, won Best of Winners for 2 more points under Sari Brewster Tietjen, giving him 9 points!

  • May 9, 2004 -- In FL, 15-month-old Lucy, Salasana Flaming Arrow (Liver female, Cosmo x. Ronja), owner handled by Katy Postrozny (FL), won Adult Match Group 1!

  • May 8, 2004 -- In CT, 2-year-old Cody, TLC Starlight Of The Rockies CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley repeat), owned by Nancy and James Brown (CT), won another point under Edeltraud Laurin, giving him 14 points with both majors!

  • May 3 - 8, 2004 -- The National Specialty in Vallejo, CA! Cosmo and 5 of his puppies were there . . .

    • DeeDee, Flatford's Comic Relief (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), made the cut in 6-9 Month Puppy Sweeps class under Lori Mihm-Kunz, and placed 4th in 6-9 Month regular class under Brenda Phillips, breeder/owner handled by Mary Farwell!

    • Murphy, Flatford's Eddie Murphy (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), earned a field JAM in Unsteady Singles B, owner handled by Cindy Tulpa (WA), the day he turned 9 months old!

    • Abbie, Flatford's Summer Skyline (Cosmo x. Bonus), won 1st place in 15-18 Month Puppy Sweeps class under Lori Mihm-Kunz, and earned a field JAM in Unsteady Singles B, owner handled in both by Laura Fordice!

    • Sky, Salasana Blazin Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), made the cut in 12-18 Month regular class under Brenda Phillips, owner handled by Dawn!

    • Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), won 1st place in 12-15 Month Puppy Sweeps class under Lori Mihm-Kunz; made the cut in Best of Breed under Brenda Phillips (owner handled in both by Dawn); and helped win Best Junior Handler with his young co-owner, Alexandra Bialozor!

    • Cosmo, Ch. SR SHR U-CDX U-AGI Blazin's Back O' The Moon UD JH AX NAP NJP WCX CGC TT HOF (Major x. Ravin) won 1st place in 9-11 Year Veteran Sweeps class under Lori Mihm-Kunz and won 1st place in Working Dogs under Brenda Phillips, breeder/owner handled in both by Dawn; then went on to win a Judge's Award of Merit in Best of Breed and score 192 in Veterans Obedience, owner handled in both classes by Melody!

  • May 3, 2004 -- In NJ, 15-month-old Riley, Flatford Autumn Equinox (Cosmo x. Bonus), owned by Nancy Brown (CT) and Mary Farwell, was Best of Winners for another point under Susan St. John Brown! Riley was also Reserve to a major in NJ. She now has 11 points with a major!

  • May 1, 2004 -- In VA, Cosmo's 6-month-old granddaughter Diva, Shalyn's Queen of the Opry (Dino x. Reggae), bred by Sherri Lilley and owner handled by Junior Handler Erika Bebout, won Puppy Match Group 2 the first time in the ring for both Diva and Erika!
APRIL, 2004
  • April 30 - May 1, 2004 -- In WI, 21-month-old Luke, Jettaway's Northern Lights (Cosmo x. Willow), bred and owned by Heidi and Jon Ellefson (WI), was Best of Breed over specials both days for 4 points, under Judith Goodin and Sam Houston McDonald! Luke now has 9 points. Half sister Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie) owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN), was Best of Opposite at both shows!

  • April 25, 2004 -- In MN, 21-month-old Larkin, Jettaway’s Light Of The Moon (Cosmo x. Willow), owned by Heather Mishefske and the Ellefsons (WI) and trained/handled by Heather, earned her first 2 Novice Regular (NAC) legs in NADAC agility by qualifying at her debut trial, with 4th and 2nd placements in the 24" Novice B Standard class!

  • April 25, 2004 -- In VA, 3-year-old Tink, SR Claymore's Tinker Bell CD JH CGC (Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Peter Alea (VA) and Al Jenkins (MD), won Best of Opposite over a special for a point, under Sari Brewster Tietjen!

  • April 24 - 25, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh *TN-N* CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) and trained/handled by Linda, finished her NADAC Novice Tunnelers title in agility, and earned her first 2 Novice Regular (NAC) legs!

  • April 24, 2004 -- In Finland, 14-month-old Little Ronja, Salasana Red Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Minna Karvinen and Piia Ulvinen and handled by Minna, placed 2nd and received a rating of "Very Good" in the Junior Bitch class under judge Harri Lehkonen, while littermate Salma, Salasana Bright Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), bred, owned and handled by Piia Ulvinen, placed 3rd in the same class and also received a rating of "Very Good"!

  • April 21, 2004 -- Happy ninth birthday to my bud Cosmo, Ch. SR SHR U-CDX U-AGI Blazin's Back O' The Moon UD JH AX NAP NJP WCX CGC TT HOF (Major x. Ravin)!

  • April 16, 17 and 18, 2004 -- In MA, a clean sweep of the points for 2-year-old Cody, TLC Starlight Of The Rockies CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley repeat), owned by Nancy and James Brown (CT). Cody won 2 points under Elizabeth Gunter of Australia on Friday; a 3 point major and Best of Winners under William Gunter of Australia on Saturday; and another 3 point major under Marcia Foy on Sunday! Cody now has 13 points with both majors!

  • April 18, 2004 -- In VA, 3-year-old Atticus, Ch. Claymore's Mockingbird of TudorHill (Cosmo x. Katie), owned by Beverly McWhirter (WV), earned his second NJP Leg in agility, with a fast clean run! He subsequently finished his NAP title.

  • April 18, 2004 -- In IA, 8-month-old Dori, Flatford's Friend Phoebe (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned by Brita Bednar (IA) and Mary Farwell and handled by Brita, won her first point, under Dr. Daniel Dowling!

  • April 18, 2004 -- In MD, 14-month-old Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Blazin Kennels (MD) and handled by Dawn, won Best of Breed over another male special in an entry of 10, under Thomas Hale!

  • April 17, 2004 -- In Finland, 14-month-old littermates Salma, Salasana Bright Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), bred, owned and handled by Piia Ulvinen, and Little Ronja, Salasana Red Arrow, owned by Minna Karvinen and Piia Ulvinen and handled by Minna, placed first and second in the Junior Bitch class and each received ratings of "Very Good", under Elina Tan-Hietalahti!

  • April 16 - 17, 2004 -- In MA, 14-month-old Riley, Flatford Autumn Equinox (Cosmo x. Bonus), owned by Nancy Brown (CT) and Mary Farwell, won 2 points under Elizabeth Gunter of Australia on Friday! Riley was also Best of Winners and Best of Opposite over a special!! On Saturday, Riley was Reserve to the bitch major under William Gunter. She now has 10 points with a major!

  • April 15, 2004 -- In MD, 14-month-old Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Blazin Kennels (MD) and handled by Dawn, won Best of Breed over another male special, under Charles Olvis!

  • April 11, 2004 -- In WI, 2-year-old Jewel, TLC's Starlit Superior Jewel CD NA CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley repeat), owned by Tom and Glenna Sprague DVM (MI) and handled by Tom, earned her first CDX leg in obedience, with 4th place in Open A!

  • April 10 - 11, 2004 -- In VA, 3-year-old Reggae, Ch. SR TLC Shalyn Rhythm O' The Island CD NA NAJ NAP *WC* CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Sherri Lilley (VA), earned her first OAJ leg with first place in Open 24" Jumpers on Saturday; and on Sunday, passed *two* Working Certificate tests in MD for her WC title!

  • April 10, 2004 -- In TX, 3-year-old Drummer, TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery OA NAJ CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), made his debut in NADAC agility, earning his first NAC leg with a clean run and first place, running the 56 second course in 30 seconds, and his first NJC leg in Jumpers with a clean run and third place!

  • April 10, 2004 -- In RI, 14-month-old Onni, Salasana Golden Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Michelle and Aaron Caplan (MA) and handled by Michelle, won Best of Winners for another point, under Patricia Laurans!

  • April 10, 2004 -- In Finland, 14-month-old littermates Tessu, Salasana Straight Arrow, owned by Esa Kaitainen, and Salma, Salasana Bright Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), bred and owned by Piia Ulvinen, showed in the Junior Dog and Bitch classes and received ratings of "Very Good", under judge Judy Horton of Australia!

  • April 8, 2004 -- Happy third birthday to the Kaydin litter (Cosmo x. Jaxon), bred by Vanessa Rhodes!

  • April 4, 2004 -- In VA, 3-year-old Reggae, Ch. SR TLC Shalyn Rhythm O' The Island CD NA *NAJ* NAP CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Sherri Lilley (VA), finished her NAJ title, with first place in Novice B 24" Jumpers With Weaves class! To make the day even more special, Reggae's 5-month-old daughter Lily, Shalyn's Wildwood Flower (Dino x. Reggae), owner handled by Anne Fisher, won Puppy Sporting Group 3 at the Charlottesville KC match, the first time in the breed ring for both Anne and Lily!

  • April 3 - 4, 2004 -- In MD, at the CRFCRC Supported Entry shows (special photo!):

    • 13-month-old Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), and his sister Sky, Salasana Blazin Arrow, both owned by Blazin Kennels and handled by Dawn and Alex, swept the Puppy Sweepstakes both days, taking turns winning Best in Puppy Sweeps and Best of Opposite in Puppy Sweeps, under Jerry Clark and Karen Wilson!

    • Their dad Cosmo, Ch. SR SHR U-CDX U-AGI Blazin's Back O' The Moon UD JH AX NAP NJP WCX CGC TT HOF (Major x. Ravin), who will turn 9 years this month, won Best in Veteran Sweepstakes both days under the same judges, handled by Melody!

  • April 3, 2004 -- In FL, 13-month-old Lucy, Salasana Flaming Arrow (Liver female, Cosmo x. Ronja), owner handled by Katy Postrozny (FL), won 2 more points under Anne Katona, giving her 13 points with both majors!

  • April 3, 2004 -- In IL, 2-year-old Maisy, Yahtaris Moon Over Clarenjoy CGC (Cosmo x. Eva), owned by Joyce Ann Krueger (IL), won another point, under Marcia Foy!

  • April 3, 2004 -- In NY, 14-month-old Riley, Flatford Autumn Equinox (Cosmo x. Bonus), owner handled by Nancy Brown (CT), won Best of Breed under Dr. Klaus Anselm!
MARCH, 2004
  • March 27 - 28, 2004 -- In NY, 14-month-old Riley, Flatford Autumn Equinox (Cosmo x. Bonus), and 2-year-old Cody, TLC Starlight Of The Rockies CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley repeat), both owned by Nancy Brown (CT), each won a point at the Syracuse shows!

  • March 27, 2004 -- In TX, 3-year-old Drummer, TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery OA NAJ CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), earned his first AX leg by winning first place in the 24" Agility Excellent Standard class!

  • March 27, 2004 -- At the CRFCRC match in MD, under Greg Wessel:

    • 13-month-old Jetta, Salasana Silver Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Judy Terchek (MD) and handled by Junior Handler Alex Bialozor, won Best Adult In Match!

    • Alex also handled Jetta's littermate Eagle, Ch. Salasana Double Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Blazin Kennels, to Best Junior Handler In Match!

    • And . . . Cosmo's 4-month-old *grand*daughter Shayla, Shalyn Not Just A Pretty Face (Dino x. Reggae), bred, owned and handled by Sherri Lilley (VA), won Best Puppy In Match!

  • March 27 - 28, 2004 -- In Finland, 13-month-old Little Ronja, Salasana Red Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Minna Karvinen and Piia Ulvinen and handled by Minna, showed on Saturday and received a rating of "Very Good" in the Junior Bitch class, under Paavo Mattila! On Sunday her littermate Salma, Salasana Bright Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), bred, owned and handled by Piia Ulvinen, got to show in the Junior Bitch class and also received a rating of "Very Good" under the same judge!

  • March 14, 2004 -- In MN, 3-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie) owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) earned her second NADAC Novice Tunnelers leg in agility!

  • March 13 - 14, 2004 -- In KY, 7-month-old DeeDee, Flatford's Comic Relief (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned by Mary and Marv Farwell (IL) and handled by Mark Bettis, won the 3 point major and Best of Winners under Desmond Murphy, and 2 more points under Sandra Lex!

  • March 8, 2004 -- Happy third birthday to the Claymore litter (Cosmo x. Katie), bred by Al Jenkins!

  • March 7, 2004 -- In NY, 13-month-old Riley, Flatford Autumn Equinox (Cosmo x. Bonus), owner handled by Nancy Brown (CT), won 2 points under Madeline Fish! Riley now has 7 points with a major!
FEBRUARY, 2004
  • Feb. 29, 2004 -- At the Old Dominion KC match in VA, 12-month-old Sky, Salasana Blazin Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Blazin Kennels and handled by Dawn, won adult match Group 2!

  • Feb. 28, 2004 -- In TX, 3-year-old Drummer, TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery *OA* NAJ CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), finished his Open Agility title with 2nd place and well under course time! 3 agility titles in 6 months!!

  • Feb. 22, 2004 -- In FL, 12-month-old Lucy, Salasana Flaming Arrow (Liver female, Cosmo x. Ronja), owner handled by Katy Postrozny (FL), won another point under Sandra Goose Allen, giving her 11 points with both majors!

  • Feb. 21 - 22, 2004 -- A great agility weekend in VA! 8-year-old Cosmo, Ch. SR SHR U-CDX U-AGI Blazin's Back O' The Moon UD JH AX NAP NJP WCX CGC TT HOF (Major x. Ravin), leaped out of retirement with no training to earn his first OAP and OJP legs, both with first place clean runs! His daughter, 3-year-old Reggae, Ch. SR TLC Shalyn Rhythm O' The Island CD *NA* NAP CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Sherri Lilley (VA), finished her NA title, also with first place and a clean run, and earned her 2nd NAJ leg with first place! For even more fun, we competed in the team agility challenge, using Cosmo, Reggae, and Cosmo's Blazin nieces Piper and Prue, who each finished Open titles this weekend . . . and this team called "Cosmo Connection" won the competition with first place out of 10 teams! Dedicated to the memory of Ravin, the mother or grandmother of our entire team.

  • Feb. 15, 2004 -- In OR, 6-month-old Murphy, Flatford's Eddie Murphy (Cosmo x. Bonus repeat), owned by Cindy Tulpa (WA) and handled by Laura Fordice, was Reserve Winners Dog at his very first show, under Anne Katona!

  • Feb. 15, 2004 -- In TX, 3-year-old Drummer, TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery NA NAJ CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), earned his first OAJ leg with a clean run, 2nd place! Drummer also has 2 OA legs.

  • Feb. 15, 2004 -- In WI, 24-month-old Jewel, TLC's Starlit Superior Jewel CD NA CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley repeat), owned by Tom and Glenna Sprague DVM (MI) and handled by Tom, made her agility Jumpers debut and earned her first NAJ leg with 4th place! Jewel also earned her second OA leg with a clean run, first place!

  • Feb. 15, 2004 -- Happy ninth birthday to the 2nd Lyric litter (Tomas x. Waylynn)!

  • Feb. 14, 2004 -- In Finland, 12-month-old Salma, Salasana Bright Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by breeder Piia Ulvinen, won the large Junior Bitch class with a rating of "Excellent" at the Imatra FCI show, under Jos de Cuyper of Belgium! At the same show, her litter brother Sulo, Salasana Shooting Arrow, owned by Anneli and Tapio Nevalaine, placed 2nd in his class with a rating of "Very Good"!

  • Feb. 9, 2004 -- In loving memory of Ravin, Ch. SR Lyric Queen Of The Mountain CDX JH NA NAJ WCX CGC Can. CD WC (Topper x. Reggae Rocker), owned by Dawn Buttion and Marty Archambeault and their sons Colin and Bryce in MD. Ravin touched so many lives in her nearly 14 years, and leaves us with kids, grandkids and great-grandkids to enjoy for many more years!

  • Feb. 8, 2004 -- In MN, 2-year-old Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie) owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) earned her first NADAC Novice Tunnelers leg in agility, coming in 4 seconds under course time!

  • Feb. 7 - 8, 2004 -- In MD, 3-year-old Reggae, Ch. SR TLC Shalyn Rhythm O' The Island CD NAP CGC (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Sherri Lilley (VA), earned her first NA and NAJ legs in agility with a 1st and two 2nd placements, just coming off of maternity leave!

  • Feb. 5, 2004 -- Happy first birthday to the Salasana litter (Cosmo x. Ronja), bred by Piia Ulvinen!

  • Feb. 1, 2004 -- Happy second birthday to the TLC repeat litter (Cosmo x. Ashley), bred by Sue Van Buren!
JANUARY, 2004
  • Jan. 30, 2004 -- In GA, 11-month-old Lucy, Salasana Flaming Arrow (Liver female, Cosmo x. Ronja), owner handled by Katy Postrozny (FL), was Best of Winners for a point under Susan St. John Brown, giving her 10 points with both majors from the puppy class!

  • Jan. 24 - 25, 2004 -- In TX, 3-year-old Drummer, TLC's Survivor-Special Delivery NA *NAJ* CGC TT (Cosmo x. Ashley), owned, trained and handled by Georgette Palinkas (TX), finished his NAJ title and earned 2 OA legs! In Jumpers, Drummer ran the 38 second course in 23 seconds, earning all of his NAJ legs with clean runs and first place in the 24" class! In Open Standard, he placed 2nd on Saturday and first on Sunday, running a 71 second course in 46 seconds!

  • Jan. 24, 2004 -- In NY, 2-year-old Luna, Ch. Kaydin's Leap Of Faith CGC (Cosmo x. Jaxon), owned by Charlotte O'Tiarnaigh and Scott Altmann (NJ) and Vanessa Rhodes and handled by Charlotte, won Best of Opposite under Dr. Bernard McGivern!

  • Jan. 23, 2004 -- Happy first birthday to the Flatford litter (Cosmo x. Bonus), bred by Mary and Marv Farwell!

  • Jan. 17, 2004 -- In FL, 11-month-old Lucy, Salasana Flaming Arrow (Liver female, Cosmo x. Ronja), owner handled by Katy Postrozny (FL), won the 3 point major, Best of Winners and Best Puppy under Ms. Denny Kodner, giving her 9 points with both majors from the puppy class! On Sunday, Lucy was Reserve to the major.

  • Jan. 17, 2004 -- In OR, 11-month-old Abbie, Flatford's Summer Skyline (Cosmo x. Bonus), owned by Laura Fordice (WA) and Mary Farwell and handled by Laura, won the 3 point major under William P. Dwelly, giving her 12 points with 3 majors from the puppy class!

  • Jan. 11, 2004 -- In FL, 11-month-old Lucy, Salasana Flaming Arrow (Liver female, Cosmo x. Ronja), owned and handled by Katy Postrozny (FL), won the 3 point major and Best of Winners under Jerry Watson!

  • Jan. 10 - 11, 2004 -- In NY, 23-month-old Blue, TLC Bluemoon's Starlight *CD* (Cosmo x. Ashley repeat), owned by Ed Miley and Sue Van Buren (NY) and trained/handled by Ed, finished his CD title by qualifying both days!! Blue also has 3 JH legs, and is pointed in the US and Canada.

  • Jan. 10 - 11, 2004 -- In MA, 11-month-old Onni, Salasana Golden Arrow (Cosmo x. Ronja), owned by Michelle and Aaron Caplan (MA) and handled by Michelle, won 2 points each day, under Marjorie Martorella and Gale Young, giving him 6 points from the puppy class!

  • Jan. 10, 2004 -- In WA, 11-month-old Abbie, Flatford's Summer Skyline (Cosmo x. Bonus), owned by Laura Fordice (WA) and Mary Farwell and handled by Laura, won the 4 point major under Ann Hearn, giving her 9 points with both majors from the puppy class!

  • Jan. 4, 2004 -- In MN, 17-month-old Connor, Jettaway's Seventh Heaven (Cosmo x. Willow), bred and owned by Heidi and Jon Ellefson (WI) and handled by Heidi, won the 5 point major and Best of Winners under Arley Hussin, giving him 11 points with a major! Half sister Snicker, Ch. Claymore's Live, Love, Laugh CGC (Liver female, Cosmo x. Katie) owned by Linda and Les Conrad (MN) and handled by Dave Slattum, was Best of Opposite!

  • Jan. 3, 2004 -- In FL, 10-month-old Lucy, Salasana Flaming Arrow (Liver female, Cosmo x. Ronja), owned and handled by Katy Postrozny (FL), won 2 points and Best of Winners under W. Terry Stacy!

  • Jan. 2, 2004 -- In the Virtual Dog Show, 8-year-old Cosmo, Ch. SR SHR U-CDX U-AGI Blazin's Back O' The Moon UD JH AX NAP NJP WCX CGC TT HOF (Major x. Ravin), won Best Veteran In Show!
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