HEAR YE! HEAR YE! Alta News Nuggets:
Athena, CGC: Earns her AKC Canine Good Citizen certification, ALL "clicker" (positive reinforcement) taught by proud owners Colleen & Wally Duncan. We are SO proud of you all! Athena is owned by Colleen and Wally Duncan & Shellie Pyle. Good job!
Ch. Emily: goes to the National in Pigeon Forge, TN and passed her tests for TDI (Therapy Dogs International) which enables her to be registered with TDI, and to visit patients in hospitals, convalescent facilities, etc. Additionally, Emily went in the Rally ring at the National with Robin and earned her first Rally Novice leg with a score of 95! Way to go, girls! Emily is also is now officially XL-PRA & RD/OSD CLEAR/Normal per Optigen. OFA number is pending.
Ch. Poppy: also goes to the National in Pigeon Forge, TN and passed her tests for TDI (Therapy Dogs International) enabling her to be registered with TDI, and to visit patients in hospitals, convalescent facilities, etc. Additionally, Poppy finished her UKC Championship with a Group 3 & a Group 2! Poppy is now officially XL-PRA & RD/OSD CLEAR/Normal per Optigen. OFA number is pending. Poppy was also a participant at the Meet The Breeds Booth at the Eukanuba Invitational; she did awesome outreach and education work for several hours, being petted, hugged, kissed, having her photo taken with untold numbers of enthusiastic adults and small children, and was an excellent "Sambassador" for our breed. Way to go, Poppy!
Ch. Holly: passed her XL-PRA clearance with Optigen. She is officially clear/normal and will never develop XL-PRA. For more information please go to Optigen and click on the Samoyed link.
Holly has joined the growing ranks of Samoyeds in the CHIC database. She has passed her health checks for Hips (OFA Good), eyes (CERF and XL-PRA) and Cardiac clearance. She also re-CERFed on the same day she passed her Optigen test! GO HOLLY!
Ch. Holly: built to last, took a break from retirement at age 10 1/2 years; finished her Mexican and FCI (CACIB) International Championships in 4 shows! Best of Breed all four days, and two Group placements under International judges!
Stormy passes his OFA Cardiac certification on 7/19/2008! SA-CA314/15M/P-VPI
Stormy accepted into U of MN healthy Samoyed thyroid study and passes his OFA thyroid certification! SA-Th122/17M-VPI
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