June 2005 ~ Asia steps back into the show ring for the first time since late last fall following a break after producing a beautiful February litter of puppies and grabs a Group II at the Hawkeye Kennel Club in Iowa City, Iowa on June 25, 2005 under respected Judge Sally Ann Baugniet. While getting a win photo, Mrs. Baugniet remarked that this bitch has an absolutely georgeous headpiece and expression and is a beautiful exquisite bitch. "Thank you, Mrs. Baugniet", for recognition of our girl!
Again, Asia takes a Breed win coming up from the classes,
over a Special at Hawkeye Kennel Club show June 20, 2004
under Judge Mr. Ronald R. Krohne.
2004 was a wonderful year for Lucca (left) and Asia (right) shown going BOB and BOS, respectively, at the
Burlington Kennel Club show under Judge Frank Sabella. Lucca remained ranked in the top 20 breed rankings,
& with very limited showing in 2004, Asia finished her championship in nine shows. Lucca and Asia were bred
by Gerrie Hart (CA), of Shal-Mar Manchesters and I am very grateful for her friendship and the faith and trust
she has placed in me by allowing these two beautiful dogs to share my home and become members of our family.
There is no way that I will ever be able to give back to her all she has given me. Her friendship, mentoring, her
willingness to share her knowledge has taught me a lot - that's something I can never come close to matching.
Asia with my daughter, Lacey - they're best buds and pretty much inseparable.