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WVESSA Specialty 2018

The WVESSA winners were:
BISS Dalin’s n English’s Built for the Road – Fong/English

BOSS Stardom’s Do I Make you Wanna – Walston

Best in Veteran Sweeps GCHB Oxbow’s Gold Medal, CGC – Kemp
BOS Veteran GCH Fairhaven Wildrose Out of Grace – Jansen/Priestly/Marley

BOB Ch Ramblewood Save the Best for Last – Hawks/Riedel
WB/BOW Blackpearl’s Moon Shadow – Rogalla/Gonzales
BOS Ch Fairhaven Wildrose Our of Grace – Jansen/Priestly/Marley
SD GCHS Foxboro Cristolino – O’Connor/McCain/Still
SB Darkover n Pawmarc Heart n Soul – Daniel/Galbreath/Spring
WD/Best PuppyStardom n Caran’s Chasing Stars – Racey/Walston
AOM – GCHB Oxbow’s Gold Medal CGC – Kemp
BOH – Ch GCH Fairhaven Wildrose Our of Grace Jansen/Priestly/Marley
Best Junior Kylie Compton

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Master Class Series

Master Classes on the English Springer Spaniel:

A number of long time fancier and breeders have come together to offer a series of M aster Classes discussing all aspects of our beloved breed. Each class will focus on a piece and part of the dog so we can all better understand what makes a Springer a Springer.

We kick off the series at the Willamette Valley ESSA Specialty with an introductory class after judging.

The second class in the series will be Saturday, the day after the Psessa Specialty, this class will concentrate on heads, topline, rears and fronts.

Several California Specialty Clubs plan to offer Master Classes this fall and next year. We will update topics as we discover where the need and interest dictates

The classes will be moderated, and microphones will be available so everyone can hear. We are hoping to also podcast on FB.

Presenters thus far include: Lynda O’Connor, Linda Riedel, Tony Vasquez, Cherrie Spring, Gary Zayac, Julie Kay, Carol Callahan. All of these presenters are a huge asset to the breed and the sport.

Locations: each class with be at the show site.
WVESSA’s will be after breed and lunch on Friday, June 22 in Canby, OR.
The Washington site will be in Enumclaw August 18, after Sporting Group in the Springer designated RV area.
The CA dates are TBA at this time. Stay tuned!

Questions? Contact
Kelly Liedtke 425-922-5707 Bobbie Daniel 206-354-5151 or Cherrie Spring 541-948-1139

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Annual Awards 2017

SPRINGER OF THE YEAR
Charlescroft Rip ‘N’ Shred
Owners: Dave & Janee’ Kemp

BEST OF OPPOSITE SEX TO SPRINGER OF THE YEAR
Cascadian N Fairhaven’s Believe in Magic, TKN – Owner Carol Jansen & Jan Rafferty
Ramblewood Thinking Out Loud, CGC TKN – Owner Cherie’ Spring

AMATEUR-HANDLED SPRINGER OF THE YEAR
Charlescroft Rip ‘N’ Shred
Owners: Dave & Janee’ Kemp

AGILITY SPRINGER OF THE YEAR

GCH Fairhaven Wildrose Out of Grace CD BN RE MX MXJ NAP NJP NF T2B RATN CGCA TKN

Owner: Carol Jansen
Runner-up
Tri-Ste’s Let Me BE Crystal Clear BN RN OA OAJ OAP OJP NF NFP CGCA THDA BCAT RATN TKA TKP CGCA CGCU
Owner: Susan Smith

 

TITLES EARNED 2017

CH Tri-ste’s And My Daddy Is PCD BN RA NA NAJ OAP NJP NF NFP THDA RATN CGCA CGCU –Susan Smith

              Therapy Dog Excellent

              Therapy Dog Distinguished

Trick Dog Novice

              Trick Dog Intermediate

              Trick Dog Advanced

              Trick Dog Performer

Tri-Ste’s Let Me Be Crystal Clear, BN RN NA NAJ OAP OJP NF NFP THD CGCA CGCU – Susan Smith

              Open Agility 

              Open Jumpers

              Therapy Dog Advanced

              BCat

              Novice Barn Hunt

              Trick Dog Novice

              Trick Dog Intermediate

              Trick Dog Advanced

              Trick Dog Performer

Tri-Ste’s Special Edition – Susan Smith & Jordanne Smith

              Trick Dog Novice

              Trick Dog Intermediate

              Trick Dog Advanced

              Trick Dog Performer

 

Wedgwood N Tri-Ste’s Spot On CA RATS – Susan Smith

              Trick Dog Novice

              Trick Dog Intermediate

              Trick Dog Advanced

Trick Dog Performer

              BCat

              Master Barn Hunt

              Canine Good Citizen

 

Tri-Ste’s The Divine Miss Em BN RA CGCA CGCU THDA RE NAJ NF RATN – Judi A James & Susan Smith

Therapy Dog Excellent

Trick Dog Novice

              Trick Dog Intermediate

              Trick Dog Advanced

              Trick Dog Performer

Novice Agility Preferred

              Novice Agility Jumper Preferred

Agility Fast Novice Preferred

 

 

Tri-Ste’s Pink Champagne CA – Judi A James and Susan Smith

Trick Dog Novice

              Barn Hunt Novice

 

GCH CH Mar-Ric Sir Jackson Stonewall THD CGCA – Gary and Barbara Stonewall

              Trick Dog Novice

 

Grimm’s Hellfire Hexenbiest BN RN CA – Linda Coffel

              Tracking Dog

              Novice Agility

              Rally Advanced

              Fast Cat

              Agility Novice Fast

              Novice Agility Jumper

 

Ch Coffel’s Tracking You Down VCD2 RA CA CD– Linda Coffel

              BCat

CH Vanity Fair’s High Crimes CD BN RN CGCA -Larry and Betty Schwartz

              Therapy Dog Novice

 

GCHB Oxbow’s Gold Medal – Dave and Janee’ Kemp

              Canine Good Citizen  

 

Bertram E Wooster – Chris Alver

              Trick Dog Novice

              Trick Dog Intermediate

 

 

 

Schoolyard Springers Robber Baron – Melinda Perez

              Trick Dog Novice

Majic Heart of Gold –Melinda Perez

              Trick Dog Novice

 

Ramblewood Thinking Out Loud – Cherie’ Spring

              Canine Good Citizen

              Trick Dog Novice

 

Cascadian N Fairhaven’s Believe in Majic – Carol Jansen & Jan Rafferty

              Trick Dog Novice

GCH Fairhaven Wildrose Out of Grace CD BN RE AX MXJ NAP NJP NF T2B RATN CGCA – Carol Jansen

              Trick Dog Novice

              Trick Dog Intermediate

              Trick Dog Advanced

              Master Agility Excellent

              Master Standard Agility

 

             

             

 

 

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February 2018 Dog Bytes

 

In This Issue

Don’t you know the early flowers should be blooming… and not through many inches of snow?

 

And to our members,

We hope each springer family is staying warm and toasty in this cold February weather as we look forward to the arrival of spring. We hope to see you all at the award’s banquet coming up in March.

We’ve removed the link for upcoming shows. The AKC website has changed and it would be easier for you to do your own search for the venue you’re looking for.

The photo above is of Zoot enjoying the recent snow. Thank you to Carol Callahan for use of the photo.

Sincerely,

Dave and Janee’

Article

I would like to remind everyone about PureDog Talk

http://puredogtalk.com/

At this time there are some wonderful interviews with long time well respected judges who are telling their stories and expressing their views about judging. I’ve found those to be very enlightening and a way to learn about what some judges are thinking as they go about evaluating dogs in the ring, what their history is and what the future holds for them. Our last summer’s specialty judge, Dana Cline, has an interview with Laura Reeves and was chosen 2018 judge of the year. If you’ve ever complained about judges, and I suspect all of us who show dogs have, it lends another perspective. There is so much more on this site. Just about anything you would like to find out regarding dog health and behavior, different breeds from breeder’s perspectives and so much more.

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    Future Meetings

WVESSA 2018 Awards Banquet

Saturday March 10, 2018

Saylor’s Old Country Kitchen

10519 SE Stark

Portland, Oregon

 

Board Meeting 6:00

Cocktail 6:30

Dinner 7:00

  • RSVP to Cathy English (Information was sent out by e-mail)
  • March 10, Saturday. Annual Awards Banquet at Sayler’s Old Country Kitchen, 10519 SE Stark St, Portland.
  • April 14, Saturday. Salem Ale Works, 2315 25th Street SE, Salem. Carol Jansen will reserve.
  • June 3, Sunday. Buster’s Barbecue, 11419 SW Pacific Hwy, Tigard. Martha Mullis will reserve.
  • July 21, Saturday. Expo Center after Springers show at PKC.
  • August: No meeting.
  • September: To be decided.
  • October: Nominations for officers and board. Date and time to be decided.
  • November: Time and date to be decided.
  • December: Annual Holiday Party. Time and date to be decided.

 


  • Brags
  • GCH G&J’s Sequioa Spring CGC, earned her CGC at Rose City Cluster. Sequoia is owned by Gary and Jan Sturm.
  • Vanity Fair’s OMG (Gigi) at four month’s of age, earned her Novice Trick Dog title.  She is owned by Jamie Schommer in Minnesota.  She was bred by us, sire Ch. Vanity Fair’s Guilty as Charged, RN, dam Ch. Vanity Fair’s Buttercup
  • GCHB Oxbow’s Gold Medal CGC , earned his CGC at the Vancouver KC obedience shows in October. Baker is owned by Dave and Janee’ Kemp.

 

Submit your brags to Dave and Janee’ Kemp: djkemp@oxbowess.com

If you forgot to do so for this issue, we can still add your brag. Send it to us by e-mail exactly as you would like it worded.

Any brag donations should be sent or given to Mindy Perrez: min.perez@comcast.net
3207 NW Polk Ave
Corvallis, OR 97330

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November 2017 Dog Bytes

 

In This Issue


A Note from the Editor

Hello Everyone,

It seems that fall and maybe even winter are upon us so quickly this year, but what a beautiful October!

We hope you had a wonderful time with your springers and other furry friends.

The Halloween party at the English’s was lots of fun for everyone who attended. If you’d like to see some of the costumes and photos, they’re posted on the WVESSA Facebook page.

Please keep in mind there are other places to search and learn about our springers. The ESSFTA website offers expansive information about the breed and you can find more at the AKC website.

Dave and Janee’ Kemp

Editors

 

Article

Thank you to Chris Alver for sending this article.

“The real reason your dog freaks out during a thunderstorm”

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/pets-animals/here’s-the-real-reason-your-dog-freaks-out-during-a-thunderstorm/ar-AAseCcM?ocid=se

 


Future Meetings

Here is the remaining meeting schedule for 2017

This Sunday, Nov. 5th,  is the swim meeting. The details of the swim event and following meeting have been sent out by e-mail.

This meeting will elect officers.

December 2nd will be the Christmas meeting at Ken and Cathy’s home.


Brags

    • Bertram E Wooster (Bertie) earned both his TDN and TDI titles at My Dogs Gym in Salem on Sept 23.
    • Trainer and owner Chris Alver
    • Eleanor- “Dalin’s N English’s Built for the Road Ahead” went Best in Sweepstakes at the Golden Gate Specialties on Friday and Saturday. Also- she went WB winners for a 4point major and Best Puppy on Saturday. Owners- Debbie and Cathy English and Linda and Julie Fong.
    • Charlescroft Rip ‘N’ Shred -Guy- was BOW,WD for a major at the WVESSA Specialty and BOW,WD at the following Sunday Supported entry at the all breed PKC show. Dave and Janee’ Kemp_Oxbow
  • Several of our members have puppies or will be having puppies.
  • Larry and Betty Schwartz and Judi James.

 

Submit your brags to Dave and Janee’ Kemp: djkemp@oxbowess.com
Any brag donations should be sent or given to Mindy Perrez: min.perez@comcast.net
3207 NW Polk Ave
Corvallis, OR 97330


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June 2017 Dog Bytes

This is Linda Coffel’s springer Quincey,  CH Coffel’s tracking You Down VCD2, TDX, RA, CAA

He’s at the annual K-9 unleashed Police Search and Rescue event. In these photos the scent source is hidden under the water trough. Good boy Quincey. You make us proud of all your abilities!

 

In This Issue


A Note from the Editor

Hello Everyone,

We’re finally getting around to the newsletter. Life has been way too busy!

We hope you’re gearing up to enjoy some nice sunshine and a very fun summer.

Dave and Janee’ Kemp Editors

Article

Here is a great article on training. It is written about agility but can definitely apply to daily life or other dog sports.

I personally need to read it many times as our family tests the water in a few new aspects of the dog world.

Confusion Kills

 


Future Meetings

A few updates:

The AKC Springer Spaniel health study has been extended to July. If you haven’t gotten them in you still have some time. Go to :

https://www.ammonsdatasolutions.com/surveys/index.php/397667?newtest=Y

If you cannot get there from here, go to the Springer Spaniel Foundation to connect to the link.

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There will be a canine trick meeting at My Dog’s Gym in Salem on September 24, 2017. Come and learn about this new title.  Also a CGC test if anyone would like.

Details to follow in an e-mail as the time nears.

Here is the rest of the meeting schedule for 2017

Specialty July 21 Friday at the Expo ( no meeting but should be included)

We can meet to set-up after 3pm on Friday.  Judi James will provide parking passes to those who need them.


October 14 or 21 Saturday at English’s Halloween Party
November- Date and time to be announced. This will be a canine swimming meeting in Salem.
December 2 Saturday at English’s Christmas part

 

 


Brags

G&J’s Ayasha Moon – Ali was WB/BOS at Clackamas Kennel Club, for her first point.  Ali is owned by Gary and Jan Sturm.

Submit your brags to Dave and Janee’ Kemp: djkemp@oxbowess.com
Any brag donations should be sent or given to Mindy Perrez: min.perez@comcast.net
3207 NW Polk Ave
Corvallis, OR 97330


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English Springer Spaniel Health Survey

The health survey will help us determine the overall state of English Springer Spaniels in the US. Are they generally healthy? What are the most frequently reported health conditions for possible new research? Results are tabulated at the University of Missouri and all information collected is completely confidential.
You have until June 30, 2017 to fill out the survey.

http://englishspringerfoundation.org/