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Welcome to Patch Mountain Dalmatians

Here is what is currently going on with our Dals and their offspring. We have had a very successful year in 2013 and want to thank and congratulate all our owners for their achievements this past year and wish you all good luck in 2014!

February 2014

Ghost at Westminster Ghost shown competing at Westminster Kennel Club


BISS Ch Black Thorn's Lucas/ Legend RE, NA, NAJ, THD, CGC, TDI  finished the year as the #13 Dalmatian in Breed rankings and that makes him eliglible to compete in the Dalmatian Club of America Top 20 Competition.  He had a Best in Specialty win this year as well. He is owned and loved and shown by Dawn Eliot-Johnson.


Ghost is a full litter mate to:

GCH CH CT Blackthorn Coreopis of Patch MT BN, RE, OA, OAJ, NF, NAP, NJP, RD

AM/CAN CH Blackthorn's Violet of Patch MT TDX, OA OAJ,NAP, CAN TD

CH Dapper- Dan's Dancr of Blackthorn, RE, MX, MXJ

 BISS, GCH Blackthorn's Flower Power

January 2014
#1 Top Spots for Violet
Violet CH Blackthorn's Violet of Patch MT TDX, OA, OAJ, NAP
earned the # 1 Top Spots ranking in the Novice A Preferred Class for 2013. 

Maeve CH CT Patch MT's About Time VCD1, RE, AX, NAP, NJP earned the #10 Top Spots ranking in the Novice Jumpers Preferred Class for 2013.
October/November 2013
Belle,
Mapleaf Patch MT Dream a Little Dream owned by Ann Smith and Linda McSherry earned her UKC lure coursing title and finished her UKC Championship title, shown by McHardy Smith.
                                                                                        Belle with ribbons          
  Ann and Belle        Belle and Mac major
Belle earned her AKC Championship title at the Brooksville Florida Shows and went Best of Breed over top winning Dalmatians. Congratulations Belle, Ann and McHardy Smith for finishing this beautiful young Dalmatian in short order!


September 2013
We gave had some nice wins with our LUA puppies from the Beginner Puppy classes 4-6 puppy. Blackthorn & Patch MT's Zen at Lucas'Legend was Best Beginner Puppy in Show. Zen is owned by Dawn Eliot-Johnson, Linda McSherry and Sara Pruyne.  Littermate "Lyra" Blackthorn & Patch MT's Past, Present & Future was Best of Breed and Group 1 Beginner puppy at the Sommerset Hills Kennel Club show on September 7th. She is owned by Elizabeth MacWilliams, Linda McSherry and Sara Pruyne. Lastly, littermate Claire, Blackthorn & Patch MT's Pursuing the Vision also had a BOB and Group 1 Beginner Puppy win. She is co-owned by Sara Pruyne and Linda McSherry. We are so pleased with these young Dalmatians.
                                                                     Lyra's win
Lyra, Blackthorn & Patch MT's Past, Present & Future
 
April 2013
We had a spectactular Dalmatian Club of America National Specialty. Am/Can CH Blackthorn's Violet of Patch MT TDX, AO, OAJ qualified in 5 out of her 6 agility runs with one 1st place, three 2nd place and one 3rd place and earned her Novice Agility Preferred title. Violet also won the Brood Bitch class with her two lovely Taylor daughters Ember and Belle. At the St. Louis Specialty she was 2nd in the Veteran Bitch Class.

Littermates "Violet" and "Corey" win 1st place at the Dalmatian Club of America National Specialty Stud Dog And Brood Bitch Class
                                                                  1st DCA Brood Bitch 2013
 AM/Can CH Blackthorn's Violet of Patch MT TDX OA OAJ winning the Dalmatian Club of America's Brood Bitch Class"Violet" (left)"Belle"Mapleaf Patch MT Dream a Little Dream (center) &" Ember" Mapleaf Patch MT Live That Dream at Blackthorn (right)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                 Corey STud Dog class win DCA
GCH CT Blackthorn's Coreopsis of Patch MT BN RE OA OAJ NF RD, "Corey" (left) and his sons"Derry" GCH Mapleaf Don't Stop Believin Sunrunner (center) & "Justin" Fiacre WoodWynd Hardrock Can't Believe It (right)                                               
                                                                                            

Violet Veteran Bitch 2nd                                          Violet agility      
       Violet placing second in the Veteran Bitch Class                                                                                       Life is always FUN with Violet

Violet's daughter "Belle" Mapleaf Patch MT Dream a Little Dream shown by co-owner Ann Smith was 1st in the 8-10 Sweepstakes class and was 4th in the Bred by class at DCA.
                                                                     Belle 1st in sweeps class
                                                                    Ember at DCA
Here is Violet's lovely daughter "Ember" Mapleaf Patch MT Live That Dream At Blackthorn who placed 4th in the 8-10 month Sweepstakes class

New BEST IN SPECIALTY SHOW

BISS CH Black Thorn Lucas' Legend RE NAJ THD, owned and shown by Dawn Eliot-Johnson, "Ghost" is a littermate to Violet and Corey. Dawn and Ghost went Best in Specialty Show at the St. Louis Dalmatian Specialty the day before DCA started. That win placed Ghost in #4 in the Dalmatian rankings! Good job Dawn and Ghost!
                                                                    Ghost BISS
February 2013

Corey and Sara
Sara Pruyne and BISS GCH CT Blackthorn Coreopis of Patch MT BN RA OA OAJ NF RD CC Can CH TDX earned yet another title, Rally Excellent with a first place at the Collie Club of Maine Trial .
Great job Sara and Corey!
Eva and Mel
Melissa MacWilliams and "Eva" earned thier first title, Rally Novice at the Collie Club of Maine Trial! Pictured here with Rally judge Nanci Hayes.
Way to go Mel and Eva!

CH CT Patch MT's About Time CD, CGC,RE, AX, NAJ, NAP, earned her Novice Jumpers Preferred title at the Eastern English Springer Spaniel Agility Trial. She earned the title with two 1st placements and one 2nd place. She went on to qualify the next day in the open classes with a perfect score and 1st place.

January 2013
CH Blackthorn & Patch MT's Thru The Looking Glass (AM/CAN CH Blackthorn's Violet of Patch MT TDX, OA, OAJ X CH Spotlight N Dakota Gryffin) owned by Pam Devlin finished her Grand Champion title! Great job Pam and Dinah!

December 2012
CH Yankee's Sebago Nor'easter CDX, RAE, CGC owned by obedience judge Nanci Hayes finished his UD title. We are so proud of both Blizzard and Nanci.
 

September 2012
We had a great Dalmatian Club of Southern New England Specialty on beautiful Cape Cod. CH Blackthorn's Violet of Patch MT TDX, OA, OAJ, CPC was  Veteran Bitch and earned an Award of Merit from breeder judge John Kramer on Friday, September 14th. There were the other 4 champion littermates there as well, GCH Blackthorn's Flower Power, "Daisy", GCH CT Blackthorn's Coreopis of Patch MT, "Corey", CH Dapper Dan's Dancer of Blackthorn RE, OAJ, AX, "Tango" and CH Blackthorn Lucas'Legend RA, "Ghost". What a thrill to see all 5 littermate champions in the ring. On Saturday Daisy was Best Veteran in Sweeps and Corey won the Veteran Dog Class and also got an Award of Merit. His lovely daughter GCH Patch MT Spring Thyme at Blackthorn TD, "Spring" was Select Bitch on Friday and got an Award of Merit on Saturday. Ghost won the Veteran Dog Class on Friday. A good show for the all of us.

                                        Violet Veteran Bitch AOM
June 2012
Lucas Legend N Patch MT's Game Set Match BN, TD, RE, OA, NAJ CGC "Ace", (CH Firebursters Comic Relief X  CH Patch MT & Legend's Time for Me) finished his Championship Title at the Bainbridge shows in NY. He is just 22 months old and earned all his points by owner/handler Linda Kaufman. His wins included a major Specialty win.
                                   Ace and Linda

We are so proud of Ace and Linda for all they have accomplished. What a wonderful working team they are!


May 2012
Blackthorn & Patch MT's Thru The Looking Glass (AM/CAN CH Blackthorn's Violet of Patch MT TDX, OA, OAJ X CH Spotlight N Dakota Gryffin). Dinah  earned her Championship title from start to finish in just over 7 weeks. Dinah is owned and loved by Pam Devlin, novice owner/handler who put all her championship points on her. Congratulations to Dinah and Pam!
Dinah and Pam



April/May 2012

Dalmatian Club of America results: Agility- CT, CH Patch MT's About Time AM/CAN CD, RE VCD1, AX, NAJ earned her Standard Novice Preferred scored a 100 and 2nd place. Novice Fast Preferred 1st Place, Novice Jumpers 4th place. Obedience- Beginner Novice Obedience, 3rd place, Veteran Obedience 3rd place. Rally Obedience- Excellen B, qualified.

March 2012
CT CH Patch MT's About Time AM/CAN CD, RE VCD1, AX, NAJ earned an Open Jumpers leg at the Lakes Region Kennel Club with a 1st Place. She also earned a Novice Fast leg witha 4th place at the same trial.

February 2012
Violet, AM/CAN CH Blackthorn's Violet of Patch MT TDX, NA, OAJ earned her third and final leg to earn her Agility Open Title with  a second place at the Tartan Gordon Setter Agility Trial on February 4th.
 
Joey, Patch Mt's Amazing Surprise
RN, RL1X, RLX2,CD-H, CD-CCH, ARCH, ARCHEX, CTL1-H, CTL1-S, CTL1-F, CTL2-R, CTL2-HCTL2-F, CTL1-S CDSSP CGC is in the top 20 for Novice C and Lily, Patch MT's Lily of the Valley CD,CGC, RAE, OA, NAJ NAJP, NAP, NAC, CD-H,CD-CCH, CDX-H  ARCH, ARCHX,ARCHMX, RLVX, RL1X, RL2X, RL3Xis in the Top 20 for Open C in the Companion Dog Sports Program.  We are so proud of Kathi and all she has accomplished with Lily and Joey!

January 2012
We started the New Year off with some big successes. CT CH Patch Mt's About Time Am/Can CD, RE, OA NAJ VCD1 earned her Excellent Standard Agility title at the Bull Mastiff Agility Trial in Amherst NH with a second place.
Kathi Galotti reports that 
 Patch Mt's Amazing Surprise RN, RL1X, RL2,CD-H, ARCH, CDSSP CGC, "Joey" earned his Strategy Level 2 Title in January.

December 2011
Kathi Galotti and her beloved Patch Mtn Lily of the Valley CD, RAE, OA, NAJ, NAP, NJP, NAC, CD-H, ARCH, ARCHX, RL1X,RL2X, CGC earned her CDSP Novice Champion title.

Fall 2011
New Titles for Ace

Ace This handsome young dog is "Ace", Lucas Legend N Patch MT's Game-Set-Match BN, TD, RN. He is out of Ch Firebuster's Comic Relief and Ch PatchMT and Legends Time for Me.

This fall he has earned his Beginner Novice Obedience title, his Tracking Dog title and his Rally Novice title.

He is owned, trained and  loved by Linda Kaufman. We couldn't be more proud of Ace and Linda for all they have accomplished !

Ace is certainly making all of us at Patch Mountain Dalmatians very proud and he is living up to his pedigree.

September
On September 25th Ch Blackthron's Violet of Patch Mt TD, OAJ, NA earned her Tracking Dog Excellent on her first attempt at the Pioneer Valley Kennel Club trial in Bernardstown, MA under judges Stephanie Crawford and Dorey Viguers. She was one of only two dogs to pass the 5 dog TDX trial that day.
                                 Violet's TDX

August
 
Patch Mt's Amazing Surprise RN, RL1X, RL2,CD-H, ARCH, CDSSP CGC, "Joey",  (BISS Ch Aberdeen's Sawyer Brown x Ch Paisley Patch Mt's Amazing Grace RD, Am/Can CD, RN, NA, CGC, ROMX) owend and loved by Kathi Galotti earned his ADPT Rally level 3 title! Good boy Joey!

                                 Joey's Rally photo
"Lucy", CH Patch Mt's Legend in Time RN TDX, earned her Championship title at the Canfield Ohio shows on August 7th.
                                                                         Ch Lucy

July
"Maeve" earns her VST title which makes her a Champion Tracker at the Dog Tracking Club of Maine's  Variable Surface Tracking Test at Colby College. Maeve is only the 7th Dalmatian ever to earn that coveted title. She is now CT CH Patch Mt's About Time CGC, CD, RE, NAJ, OA, VCD1, Can CH, CD

May 2011
"Lucy" Patch Mt's Legend in Time TD earned her Tracking Dog Excellent title on May 8th at the Dog Tracking Club of Maine's tracking test. Lucy was the only dog that day of the 6 entered to earn that title. A real accomplishment for my wonderful girl and on Mother's Day!
                                                                                     Lucy's TDX

April 2011
We had a wonderful and successful time at the Dalmatian Club of America's National Specialty in Kentucky. Am/Can CH Blackthorn's Violet of Patch MT Am/Can TD, NA, OAJ was awarded the Dalmatian Club of America's Conformation Performance Certificate at their Annual Membership Meeting. This award demonstrates breed versatility by earning titles in conformation, agility and tracking. My "Lucy", Patch Mt's Legend in Time qualified in all three obedience classes in which she was entered. The pre-novice B class where she earned a 3rd place and lovely trophy, the Novice Rally B class and the Beginner Novice class. Nanci Hayes and her Dalmatians "Blizzard" and "Dancer" also enjoyed many successes at DCA.                                                                     
Dancer and Nanci at DCAYankee's Sebago Summer Breeze CDX, RAE and owner Nanci Hayes earned a second placement at the Dalmatian Club of America's National Specialty in obedience class Open B. Brace down stay
Here are CH Yankee's Sebago Nor'easter CDX, RAE, CGC, "Blizzard" and sister Yankee's Sebago Summer Breeze CDX, RAE, CGC, "Dancer" who earned a first place in the brace comeptition at the Dalmatian Club of America's National Specialty.







Dancer's stay
Dancer and Nanci also earned their Coaching Dog certificate at the Dalmatian National Specialty.







Blizzard at DCA with dumbell
CH Yankee's Sebago Nor'easter CDX, RAE, CGC earned a 3rd place ment at the National Specialty in Open B.






BISS GR CH Blackthorn's Flower Power  the number one Dalmatian in the country for 2010 won the Top 20 Competition at the Dalmatian Club of America's National Specialty. She was also selected Best of Opposite which is a huge honor. We are so proud of "Daisy" and as breeders, Sue MacMillan, Sara Pruyne and myself were honored by recieving the Tom Harris Memorial Award for being the breeders of the Top 20 Competition.
Daisy and the azaleas

March 2011                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

   BISS CT GCH CH Blackthorn Coreopis of Patch Mt RN NA NAJ Canadian CH TDX
         (CH Highland's Flying High Again CGC x
CH CT PatchMtn C Pepper N Paisley RE OA OAJ NF RD OAP OJP CPC PAC)

          Corey was Best in Specialty at the Dalmatian Club of Greater New York Specialty!

         
                                                                   BISS Corey

TOP SPOTS for 2010

We at Patch Mountain Dalmatians are very proud of our Top Spots winners who include:

 Yankee's Sebago Summer Breeze CDX, RAE, CGC earned the Dalmatian Club of America's Top Spots Award # 10 for earning her Companion Dog Excellent title.
CH Blackthorn Coreopis of Patch Mt RN, VST, NA, NAJ earned two Top Spots awards. First for earing his Variable Surface Tracking Title and for earning his Champion Tracking Title.
CH CT Patch Mtn C Pepper N Paisley RE OA OAJ NF OAP OJP RD CPC PAC Can TDX for earning her Open Preferred Standard and Open Preferred Jumpers Agility title.
CH Patch MT's Spring Thyme at Blackthorn TD for earing her Tracking Dog title.
CH Patch MT's Legend in Time TD for earning her Tracking Dog title.
CH Patch MT's About Time Am/Can CD, TDX, RE, NAJ, OA, VCD1 for earning her TDX title.
CH Blackthorn's Flower Power for being the #1 Dalmatian in 2010.


December 2010
Grand Champion BISS Blackthorn's Flower Power ends  2010 by being the number one Dalmatian in the country. She was bred by Linda McSherry, Sara Pruyne and Sue MacMillan and is owned by Bertha Little and Joan Eversole and was handeled to the #1 spot by Jeffrey Langevin. As breeders we are very proud of Daisy and the honor of being  number 1 !

September   2010
Grand Chamipion title for Corey,  CT GCH Blackthorn Coreopis of PatchMT RN, NA, NAJ, Canadian CH, TDX
.

September   2010
New Champion
Ch Spring New Champion Patch Mt's Spring Thyme At Blackthorn TD
"Spring" and Sara had a wonderful time at the Dalmatian Club of Southern New England Specialty. Spring was Best Senior in Sweeps one day and Best in Sweeps the next. She was Winner's Bitch and Best of Winners at the Specialty both days and finished her Championship title with 3 majors.

Congratulations Sara and Spring

New Obedience Title
Blizlzards' CDX Champion Yankee Sebago Nor'easter CD, RAE, TT

earned his Companion Dog Excellent Title at the Dalmatian Club of New England supported entry Specialty. Blizzard qualifed both on Saturday to earn his title and on Sunday for a bumper leg.

Blizzard is owned and loved by Nancy Hayes.

Good Dog Blizzard
New Tracking Dog title for Spring!
Spring's TD test
At the Yankee Golden Retriever Club Tracking test
held on September 12, in Durham, New Hampshire
Can Ch Patch Mt Spring Thyme at Blackthorn TD, "Spring"
(CT Ch Blackthorn's Coreopis of Patch Mt Am/Can TDX, NA, NAJ x
Am/Can Ch Patch Mt's AboutTime VCD1, TDX, OA)
earned her Tracking Dog Titleon her first attempt.


Spring was bred by Linda McSherry and Sara Pruyne.
She is owned and was runby Sara Pruyne.



Pictured here with her well earned Tracking Dog title rosette!



Championship title for Isaac
Patch Mt & Mainway's Show Time, "Isaac" (Ch Blackthorn Lucas' Legend RA, CGC, TDI NA  x Am/Can Ch Patch Mt's About Time Am/CanCD, TDX, RE, OA, OAJ, VCD1)  owned by Jeffrey Langevin finished his championship title on September 4th.


August 2010  

 Daisy is Number One !
Daisy #1    Grand Champion Blackthorns Flower Power
is the number one Dalmatian in the United States ! We couldn't be more proud of Daisy and her handler Jeff Langevin. Daisy was bred by Linda McSherry
Sara Pruyne and Sue MacMillan. She is owned by Bertha Little and Joan Eversole.

Daisy is a littermate to:

Am/Can Ch Blackthorn's  Violet of Patch Mt Am/Can TD, NA, NAJ, "Violet"
CT, Am/Can Ch Blackthorn's Coreopis of Patch MT TDX RN NA NAJ, "Corey"
Ch Blackthorn Lucas' Legend RA, CGC, TDI, "Ghost"
Ch Dapper Dan's Dancing at Blackthorn RN ASCA, CD "Tango"


New title for "Corey" CT CH Blackthorn's Coreopis of Patch Mt Am/Can TDX, NA, NAJ. August 1st at the Dog Tracking Club of Maine test, Corey earned his CHAMPION TRACKING title by passing the Variable Surface Tracking test. He had to follow a track that was 3 hours old on the Colby College Campus and find four articles dropped by the tracklayer. He did this in record time which was only 14 minutes!  Good boy Corey!
                                                                                                               
Champion Tracker Corey CT CH Blackthorn Coreopis of Patch Mt Am/Can TDX,NA,NAJ,RN

Is pictured here after earning his Champion Tracking Title at the Dog Tracking Club of Maine's VST test on August 1st. Left to right are tracklayer, Jo Ashburn, judge Mary Thompson, Corey's  proud owner Sara Pruyne and judge Ed Presnel.

Last year at this same test Corey's mother, Carina,  CH CT Patch Mtn C Pepper N Paisley RE OA OAJ NF OAP OJP RD CPC PACCan TDX AG.N AG.N.J earned the same title.



                 Good Dog Corey !

July 2010

July 17th Am/Can Ch Violet of Patch Mt Am/Can TD, NA, NAJ earned her Open Jumpers title with a second place finish at the Yankee Golden Retriever
Club Agility trial in Derry NH. She also earned an Open Standard leg with a third placement.

May 
Two new titles for Maeve in one day!  And a new title for her daughter "Spring"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Can CD Am/Can Ch Patch Mt's About Time Am/Can CD TDX RE OA NAJ VCD1 CGC CPC
At the Thetford Mines shows in Canada Maeve earned her Canadian Companion Dog Title in just 3 shows. She earned the title with two 1st placements and one 2nd place score.
Maeve also finished her Canadian Championship title the same day by going Winners Bitch and Best of Breed over a special.

At the same shows Maeve's daughter Patch Mt's Spring Thyme at Blackthorn earned her Canadian Championship as well.

We couldn't be more proud of Maeve and her daughter Spring's accomplishments!
   

April

Tracking Club of Vermont Test
April 25
    Mother and daughter earn new titles!
Maeve TDX

"Maeve", Ch Patch Mt's About Time TD, RE, OA, NAJ, VCD1, CPC
earned her Tracking Dog Excellent Title under AKC judges Ray
Desmaris and Stephanie Crawford on Sunday, April 25. She ran the          
865 yard track in 13 minutes. Her track had 6 turns and she had to
indicate 4 articles, a slipper, sock, an eyeglass case and finally a glove.  
Her track went through a ditch with boulders and brambles, four
hedgerows and crossed a road.

               Good girl Maeve!
                                         
Lucy's award

On the same day the Vermont Tracking Club also held a Tracking
Dog test and "Lucy", Patch Mt's Legend in Time (Maeve's daughter)
earned her Tracking Dog Title by running her 455 yard track in
just 5 minutes. Judges for the TD test were Doris Vigures and Ilene
Morgan. Lucy had to run her test last because she came into
season two days before the test! Lucy had to indicate the start
article which was a sock and indicate the end article which was a
leather glove.

                               Way to go Lucy!

April 19
Ch Patch Mt's About Time CD, RE, TD, OA, NAJ, VCD1 earned her Conformation Performance Certificate from the Dalmatian Club of America. This title is awarded once a year for demonstrating breed versatiltiy by earning titles in conformation as well as upper level performance titles.

April 9
Patch Mt's Legend in Time (Lucy) owed by Linda was winner's bitch and best of winners at the Syracuse show on Friday for 2 championship points. Half sister Patch Mt's Spring Thyme at Blackthorn (Spring) owned by Sara Pruyne was winner's bitch on Sunday for 2 championship points.

March 15
Patch Mtn Lily of the Valley CD, RAE,OA, NAJ, NAP, NJP, NAC, CD-H, ARCH, ARCHEX, RLX, RL2X, RL3X,CGC finished her CDX-H (CDSP) title  and was the highest scoring open dog!  Lily is owned and loved by Kathi Galotti and at 10 Lily is still competing! Good girl Lily!                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

  Lily with her ribbons                                  Joey and Kathi at an agility trial
  
Lily with ribbonsJoey Jumping                                              
                                                                    Patch Mt's Amazing Surprise RN, RL1X, RL2X,CD-H, ARCH, ARCHX, CGC,

Patch Mt & Blackthorn's Atlantic Time , "Amber" (Am/Can Ch Blackthorn Coreopis of Patch Mt Am/Can TDX, RE, NA, NAJ x Ch Patch Mt's About Time CD, RE, TD, NA, OA, VCD1) earned  her first and  second Canadian championship points on Saturday, February 14, and Sunday February 15th at the Halifax Nova Scotia Kennel Club Shows. She was Winner's bitch, Best of Winners and Best of Opposite both days and earned a Puppy Group 1st on Sunday.  Amber is owned by Linda McSherry and Janice Dorey.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Amber's first point                                                                                     Patch Mt and Blackthorn's Atlantic Time
                                                                                             "Amber"


Patch Mt Spring Thyme at Blackthorn, "Spring" (Am/Can Ch Blackthorn Coreopis of Patch Mt Am/CanTDX, RE,NA, NAJ x Ch Patch Mt's About Time CD, RE, TD, NA, OA, VCD1) earned her first championship point on Friday, January 14th under judge Anthony DiNardo from the Bred By Class. She was expertly handled by owner Sara Pruyne. This was her very first show and you can see how lovely she is.

                                                      Spring's first point
                                                          Patch Mt's Spring Thyme at Blackthorn                                                                                                                             "Spring"



Patch Mt & Mainway's Show Time, "Isaac" (Ch Blackthorn Lucas' Legend RA x Ch Patch Mt's About Time CD, TD, RE, , NAJ, OA VCD1)  owned by Jeffrey Langevin was Best of Winner's for his second major at the Greater Lowell Kennel Club show on Saturday, January 15th.

     
                                                           Isaac specialty win photo
                                                            Patch Mt & Mainway's Show Time
                                                                                         "Isaac"
                                       

We are proud to announce that we have a new Champion! At the Greater Lowell Kennel Club show on Saturday January 15th Patch Mt  & Legend's Time for Me  (Ch Blackthorn Lucas' Legend RA x Ch Patch Mt's About Time CD, TD, RE, , NAJ, OA VCD1) owned byLinda McSherry,Dawn Eliot-Johnson & Rachel Wilday earned a 3 point major to finish her Championship title. She was handled by Dawn for all her points. The next day her first time as a special she went Best of Opposite Sex at the Merrimack Valley Kennel Club show.


                                                                      New Champion Jenna
                                                                   Ch Patch Mt & Legend's Time for Me
                                               "Jenna"           


                                                    *****************************************************************


Lucy, Patch Mt's Legend in Time had a very good year. She earned the rest of her single points (6), and was Best of Winners for all of those wins. She also took Best of Breed and several Best of Opposite with limited showing. She just needs her majors to finish her Championship title. Lucy also  earned her certification to take her Tracking Dog Title test in the spring.  She is also training in agility and does some obedience classes as well. Lucy is an all around good dog!
                                                                    Lucy Gaiting
                                                                                               "Lucy"
New Titles 2009

November 2009
Ch Patch Mt's About Time CD, RE, TD, NA, VCD1 earned her Open Standard Agility title with  2nd and 3rd placements at the largest agility trial in the country with clean runs under course time. She also qualifed the next day in the Excellent Standard Course!  Good girl Maeve !  
 
                                                         Lucy's bred by win
                                                          Ch Patch Mt's About Time CD, RE, TD, NA, OA, VCD1  
                                                                                              " Maeve"    


October 2009
Am/Can Ch Blackthorn's Violet of Patch Mt NA, NAJ, TD, CAN TD earned her Tracking Dog title on October 4, 2009 at the Pioneer Valley Kennel Club Trial in Bernardston, MA. She is pictured below with AKC tracking judgeBetty Mueller, owner Linda McSherry, AKC judge Doris Vigues and tracklayer Doris Lorange. Violet ran her track in six minutes and it had 4 turns and was 449 yards long.

              TD JudgesViolet with her map and ribbons
September 2009

We had a very successful weekend at the Dalmatian Club of Southern New England Specialty on Friday, September 11th. Littermates Patch Mt & Mainways Show-Time, "Issac" (Ch Blackthorn Lucas' Legend RA x Ch Patch Mt's About Time CD, TD, RE, NA, NAJ, VCD1) owned and shown by Jeffrey Langevin and Patch Mt & Legend's Time for Me, "Jenna" owned by Linda McSherry, Dawn Eliot-Johnson and Rachel Wilday earned 5 point Specialty majors! While their other littermate Patch Mt's Legend in Time, "Lucy" owned by Linda McSherry won the large Bred By Exhibitor Class. Judge Helen Lee James gave these littermates their wins.
Jenna and Isaac's 5 pt majorsLucy's bred by win    
Littermates Isaac and Jenna win 5 pt majors at the DCSNE Specialty            Lucy wins the large Bred by exhibitor class at the Specialty

Patch Mtn Lily of the Valley CD, RAE,OA, NAJ, NAP, NJP, NAC, CD-H, ARCH, ARCHX, RL1X, RL2X, CGC finished her ARCHEX title with a perfect score of 210 and an almost perfect score of 209.  At the APDT Rally, Monadnock Training Center in W. Swanzy, NH, she was fourth highest scoring dog for the whole weekend.

                                                            A big congratulations to owner Kathi Galotti and to our lovely Lily!
                                                                                    Here is Lily who is 10 years old.


                                                                         Lily
  August 2009
                                                                               
Ch Patchmtn C Pepper N Paisley Am/Can TDX, RE, OA, RD, NAJ. NF. NP Can AG.N, AG.N.J.  earned her Champion Tracker title at the Dog Tracking Club of Maine's VST test on Sunday, August 2nd.  Carina  is only the 4th Dalmatian in history to achieve this revered title. Sara and Carina are pictured here with judges Ed Presnall and Mary Thompson.                                                                 

                                        Carina's VST title
                            Sara Pruyne and CT CH Patchmtn C Pepper N Paisley Am/Can TDX, RE, OA, RD, NAJ. NF. NP, Can AG.N, AG.N.J

Tops Spots Awards
    Ch Patch Mt's About Time CD, RE, NA, NAJ, VCD1 "Maeve" earned the Dalmatian Club of America Top Spots Agility award for her #7 placement in the Novice Standard class.  

    Am/Can Ch Blackthorn's Violet of Patch Mt Can TD, NA earned the Dalmatian Club of America Top Spots Agility award for her #7 placement in the Novice Jumpers class.  We are very proud of both girls.

    Ch Patchmtn C Pepper N Paisley Am/Can TDX, RE, OA, RD, NAJ. NF, Can AG.N, AG.N.J. earned a Dalmatian Club of America Top Spots Agility award for her #3 placement in the Open Standard class.  Good girl Carina!


We are delighted that Multiple BISS Am/Can Champion Blackthorn's Flower Power "Daisy" ended 2008 as the top winning female  and the #4 Dalmatian over all. Daisy was shown by Jeff Langevin and is owned by Bertha Little, Elizabeth Zedell and Joan Eversole. Daisy's breeders are Sara Pruyne, Linda McSherry and Sue MacMillan.

        Ch Highlands Flying High Again x Ch Patchmtn C Pepper N Paisley Am/Can TDX, RE, OA, RD, NAJ, NF,  Can AG.N, AG.N.J.
   

                                    Daisy Best In Show


January 2009
    More titles for Joey
Kathi Galotti reports that Joey finished in the top 20 national rankings in CDSP obedience in Novice B Class.  Joey was #17. They also finished another Championship in Level 1 of APDT Rally obedience.

December 2008
    Registry of Merit Excellent Title for Grace
Ch Paisley Patch Mt's Amazing Grace Am/Can CD, RN, RD, NA, CGC, "Grace" was awarded the Dalmatian Club of America's Registry of Merit Excellent title  or ROMX , making a permanent record in Dalmatian history of her achievements. She has produced 8 Champions and her health clearances are registered in the Canine Health Information Center.

    Joey earns his ARCH  and CD-H titles
Patch Mt's Amazing Surprise RN, RL1X, RL2,CD-H, ARCH, CGC, "Joey",  (BISS Ch Aberdeen's Sawyer Brown x Ch Paisley Patch Mt's Amazing Grace RD, Am/Can CD, RN, NA, CGC, ROMX) owend and loved by Kathi Galotti earned his ARCH title and his CDSP  new CD-H title! Good job Joey and Kathi!


November 2008
    Dalmatian Club of America Performance titles for Carina
Ch Patch Mtn C Pepper N Paisley TDX, RE, OA, RD, NAJ, Can AG.N, AG.N.J. , "Carina" earned both the Conformation Performance Certificate and the Performance Ability Certificate from the Dalmatian Club of America.

    New Versatile Companion Dog Title for Maeve
Ch Patch Mt's About Time, CD, TD, RE, NA, NAJ qualified for her Versatile Companion Dog 1 AKC title when she earned her Novice Agility and Novice Jumpers titles.
             Maeve agility photo                           Violet's agility photo

    New agility titles for Maeve and Violet
Ch Patch Mt's About Time CD, TD, RE, NA, NAJ , "Maeve", earned her Novice Agility Title as well as her Novice Agility Jumpers title.

Am/Can Ch Blackthorn's Violet of Patch Mt Can TD, NA, "Violet"  earned her Novice Agility Title at her first three trials with a second placement at the largest agility trial in the states.

October 2008
    Road Dog Title for Carina
Ch Patch Mtn C Pepper N Paisley TDX, RE, OA, NAJ, Can AG.N, AG.N.J, "Carina" earned her Road Dog Title at the Greater Washington Dalmatian Club Road Trial with a third place.

August 2008
    Championship Title for Ghost
Blackthorn Lucas' Legend RA (Ch Highland's Flying High Again x Ch PatchMtn C Pepper N Paisley TDX RE OA NAJ NF RD CPC PAC Can TDX AG AGNJ), "Ghost" earned his championship title at Mid Coast Kennel Club show on Saturday, August 30th. Ghost is owned by Dawn Eliot Johnson.

     Agility titles for Carina
Ch Patch Mtn C Pepper N Paisley TDX, RE, NA, NAJ, Can AG.N, AG.N.J "Carina" earned her Open Standard Agility Title and also earned her Novice Agility Fast Title.

July 2008

    New TDX titles for Corey and Carina

Ch Patch Mtn C Pepper N Paisley TDX, RE, NA, NAJ, Can AG.N, AG.N.J., "Carina", (Ch Paisley Pragmatic x Ch Paisley Patch Mt's Amazing      Grace RD, Am/Can CD, NA, RN) bred by Linda McSherry, and Carina's son Am/Can Ch Blackthorn Coreopis of Patch Mt TDX, RE ,(Ch Highlands Flying High Again, CGC TT x Ch Patch Mtn C Pepper N Paisley TDX, RE, NA, NAJ Can TDX, AG.N, AG.N.J), "Corey" bred by Sara Pruyne, Sue MacMillan and Linda McSherry both Dals earned their Tracking Dog Excellent titles;at the Dalmatian Club of Canada's National Specialty. Carina and Corey are owned, loved; and expertly trained and shown by Sara Pruyne. Great job!

Corey and Carina's Canadian TDX
                                                          Ch Corey and his mother Ch Carina earning their Canadian TDX titles


    New Road Dog and Coaching Companion titles for Izza and Jazz
Ch Patch Mt's Jazzin It Up (BISS Ch Aberdeen's Sawyer Brown x Ch Paisley Patch Mt's Amazing Grace RD, Am/Can CD, RN, NA)  earned her Coaching Companion Title at the Dalmatian Club of America sponsored Road Trial in Idaho. Jazz is owned by Deb and Adrian Sutor of Adams, Oregon. Beachcomber Black Diamond Iz (Am/Can Ch Patch Mt's Gem by Blackthorn x Am/Can Ch Beachcomber's Flower Power), "Izza" also owned by Deb and Adrian earned her Road Dog Title and got a first place in the RD-A class, High Scoring RD handled by a mounted exhibitor and High Scoring Dog from the "A" classes and a tie for HIGH IN TRIAL !  Way to go Deb we are so proud of you and Jazz and Izza.  This was their first Road Trial!


Deb Sutor is pictured here with her Dalmatians Izza and Jazz and Road Trial  judge Beth White.

                                                 Beachcomber Black Diamond Iz            Jazz Coaching Companion
                                            Beachcomber Black Diamond Iz, RD                     Ch Patch Mt's Jazzin It Up CC

June 2008

    New CDX Title for Jonah
UCD Ch Patch Mt's Find A Voice CD, RA, TT, CGC (BISS Ch Aberdeen's Sawyer Brown x Ch Paisley Patch Mt's Amazing Grace RD, Am Can CD, RN, NA) earned his Companion Dog Excellent Title at a Golden Retriever Specialty with the highest score and a first place.  Jonah earned all his qualifying legs with a first placements. Jonah is owned and loved by Carol Wells.

   New APDT Rally titles for Lily and Joey
Patch Mt's Amazing Surprise RN, RL1X, RL2, CGC, "Joey",  (BISS Ch Aberdeen's Sawyer Brown x Ch Paisley Patch Mt's Amazing Grace RD, Am/Can CD, RN, NA) earned his RL2 title and is ranked 3rd for Dalmatians for 2007. Way to go Joey!  Patch Mtn Lily of the Valley CD, RAE,OA, NAJ, NAP, NJP, NAC, CD-H, ARCH, ARCHX, RL1X, RL2X, CGC finished her ARCHX title and is ranked 2nd for Dals in 2007!  Good job Lily!  Both Lily and Joey are owned and loved by Kathi Galotti.


   Companion Dog Title for Blizzard
Ch Yankee Sebago Nor'easter RE, CGC, TDI owned by Nanci Hayes, earned his Companion Dog Title on June 21st at the Penobscot County Kennel Club shows. Way to go Blizzard and Nanci !

   April 2008

Dalmatian Club of America National Specialty

Lucy at DCA
Patch Mt's Legend in Time,
"Lucy"
owned by Linda McSherry

 We were thrilled with Lucy's 2nd place in the Sweeps Class with a big entry of 21 in the 6 to 8 Month Class under judge Laura Lightholder.
She also made it to the final cut in her Futurity Class.  She followed the Specialty weekend by earning her first point at the York County Kennel Club show on May 3rd from the Bred-by Class.

Jenna at DCA
Patch Mt & Legend's Time for Me
"Jenna"
owned by Linda McSherry, Dawn Eliot-Johnson and Rachel Wilday
Dawn did a wonderful job presenting Jenna at the National Specialty and they earned a 3rd place in the Sweeps Class.  
                                        We were very pleased that Jenna also made the cuts in the Regular Puppy Class.


    CD title for Maeve
Ch Patch Mt's About Time RE, TD "Maeve" earned her Companion Dog Title on April  13th at the Casco Bay Dog Training Club Obedience Trial in Portland, Maine.

February 2008
    Tracking title for Jonah
"Jonah", UCD Ch Patch Mt's Find A Voice CD, RA, TT, CGC, Therapy Dog earned his Tracking Dog title on February 2, 2008. He is owned by Carol Wells and lives in Kansas City.  Jonah is the third offspring of Ch Paisley Patch Mt's Amazing Grace Am/Can CD, RN, NA, RD to earn their Tracking Dog title!  We are very proud of Carol and Jonah!
Jonah tracking
Jonah working the track.  He stayed right on the track the whole time.

Jonah's TD
Carol and Jonah receiving their Tracking Dog title ribbon.


November 2007
    Championship and Rally Excellent titles for Blizzard


Blizzard

Ch Yankee Sebago Nor'easter RE, CGC, TDI
                "Blizzard"

Ch Yankee Sebago Nor'easter earned his Championship title on Saturday, November 24th at the Howard County Kennel Club    show. Blizzard is owned and loved by Bill and Nanci Hayes.



    Yankee Sebago Nor'easter RA, CGC, TDI finished his Rally Obedience Excellent titleGood Dog! 

        Rally Obedience Excellent title for Maeve
Ch Patch Mt's About Time RE, TD completed her Rally Obedience Excellent title at the Windham County Kennel Club show on         November 25th with a second placement.  She also earned a Novice Standard Agility leg at the same shows. Maeve is happy          to be back working again after taking time off for babies. September 2007
    Rally Obedience Advanced title for Ghost
Blackthorn Lucas' Legend RA earned a new title. Ghost earned his Rally Advanced Obedience title at the Midcoast Kennel Club         show on September 2, 2007.  Good boy Ghost!

We are thrilled that Maeve's mother Ch Paisley Patch Mt's Amazing Grace Am/Can CD, RN, NA, RD was tied for the  Spotter Top Spots Dam for 2006!  The breeding to BISS Ch Aberdeen's Sawyer Brown  produced six champions from her litter of nine puppies.


Ch Patch Mt's About Time TD, RE also earned a Top Spots  herself for passing her Tracking Dog Test  at the Dog Tracking Club of Maine's 2006 fall test.