Ch. Lon-Du Ven-Mar Armani
The Lon-Du International connection continues with Vincent Fleece having FUN showing our newest Champion...
Ch. Lon-Du Ven-Mar Armani
CRUFTS, the largest dog show in the world which is held in Birmingham, England was "Armani" and Vincent's latest adventure! On March 8 under judge Mrs. H. Forsythe, "Armani" was awarded VHC (Very Highly Commended) in a highly contested open class where Champions compete.
"Armani" went WD, BW for his third 5 pt. major and BOB over a lovely Champion to complete his title at the Central Iowa Kennel Club under judge Roger Hartinger on January 17th.
On January 18th
was Select Dog under Judge Judy
Webb at the Central Iowa Kennel
January 11, 2015 "Armani" went Winners Dog, Best of Winners for a 5 point major from the Bred By Exhibitor class at the Western Washington Cluster - Puyallup Valley Dog Fanciers show in Puyallup, WA under Judge George Milutinovich.
January 10, 2015 Vincent Fleece showed "Armani" in the Bred By Exhibitor class and went Winners Dog, Best of Winners for a 5 point major...then went Best of Breed over 3 lovely specials at the Western Washington Cluster - Sammamish Kennel Club in Puyallup, WA under Judge Denise Cornelssen.
"Armani" went Best of Breed Pekingese and Best In Show for the three breeds represented for this specialty breed club under Judge Mr. Georg Walther of Germany at the International Club for Japanese Chin, Pekingese and King Charles Spaniel on Sunday, December 14, 2014. Of the 35 dogs entered, there were 14 Japanese Chin, 6 King Charles Spaniels and 15 Pekingese. The #1 and #2 winning Pekingese dogs for this year were also at this show.
To watch this boy's beautiful movement click the link below. "Armani" goes Toy Group 4 under Judge Steve Keating at the Town & Country Kennel Club in Chickasha, Oklahoma.
October 18, 2014 "Armani" goes Toy Group 2 at the International Dog Show in Poznan, Poland.
Thank you Judge Viera Vitkova!!!
This win qualified "Armani" for Crufts in England.
October 05, 2014 "Armani" was Best in Sweepstakes at the Pekingese Club of New Jersey show.
October 03, 2014 "Armani" went Best in Sweepstakes at the Colony Pekingese Club of The Southern Tier show.
"Armani" is the son of
Can. & GCh. Lon-Du Impossible Dream
"Armani" is co-owned and co-bred by Arlon Duit & Vincent Fleece.
Wyn-D-Hill Wizard Of Ahhhhs
"Wiz" went Winners Dog at the Ann Arbor Kennel Club on
July 6, 2014 under Judge June Penta.
"Wiz" was Best Puppy at the Imperial Pekingese Club on
July 4, 2014 under Judge Wendy Kobrzycki.
"Wiz" was bred by Kitty Hoffman and Monica Huckestein. He is co-owned by Arlon Duit & Kitty Hoffman.
Congratulations to Kitty Huckestein Hoffman on her 50 years in Pekingese! Thank You for letting "Bubba" and "Wiz" spend some time in the Lon-Du Kennel!!
|Meet our newest Champion!!|
Ch. Lon-Du Red Sails In The Sunset
This exciting boy had 4 straight majors and finished on October 12, 2014 with his last single point at Mason City, IA.
This lovely boy is the son of Ch. Lon-Du Clouds on Snow
Ch. Wyn-D-Hill Rock Star
"Bubba" became an American champion in record time, finishing in less than 3 months on Sept. 8th in Des Moines under judge Fred C. Bassett.
"Bubba" is our rising star that was imported from Germany. He is sired by Am. & Int. Ch. H.T. Have Gun Will Travel ex Int. Ch. Chaniera Dasha.
"Bubba" was Reserved Dog on the second day of the NCIPC Specialty.
Thank You to Breeders Mary (Kitty) Hoffman & Monica Huckestein!
Ch. Lon-Du Roll-About's Man of LaMancha
At the PCA regional and national specialty shows in St. Louis, "Manni" was Best in Sweepstakes at all four shows! He finished by going Winners Dog & Best of Winners under judge Jean Lade and was Reserve Dog under judge Gail Forsythe. He is sired byCh. Lon-Du Don Quixote ex Ch. Roll About's Paprika.
Ch. Lon-Du Ultima Goldilocks
From a Fairy Tale to our hearts"Goldi" rocks the house!!!
True to type in miniature at 6.25lbs she is tiny, luscious, elegant and mighty as any of her larger cousins.
Ch. Lon-Du Ultima Goldilocks gained her title April 20, 2013 with her final point under Judge Tim Catterson
Nov. 2012 - At the PCA Regional and National Shows "Goldi" was Winners Bitch & Best of Winners under judge Michele Billings. She was Winners Bitch under judge Gail Forsythe and was Reserve Bitch under judge Roy Keiser.
For the third time, "Goldi" was Best Sleeve in Show to retire the Swaggerboot Challenge trophy!
Our thanks to Dr. Simone V. J. Small of Swaggerboot Pekingese from London, England for offering the challenge trophy.
Sept. 2012 - At the NCIPC "Goldi" was Winners Bitch under judge Jason Hoke.
"Goldi" is the daughter of Ch. Lon-Du Clouds On Snow
Ch. Lon-Du Dulcinea
"Dulcinea" finished undefeated amongst the bitches she showed against.
Always winning the bitch points in the seven shows
she was entered in
Can. Ch. & Am GCh. Lon-Du Impossible Dream
On March 31, 2012Can. Ch. & Am GCh. Lon-Du Impossible Dream went out like a Lion under Judge Fred Bassett! Needing a single point to finish, "Blade" went Winners Dog, Best of Winners, Best Bred By Exhibitor & Best Of Breed over two lovely champions for a 5 Pt. Major.
Thanks to judges, Shelley Hennessy (IPCGF Specialty-4 Pts.), Sally Baugnet - Supported Entry (BOB 3pt, Group 2), Edd Embry Bivin (PCA WD, BW, BBE 5 Pts.) Jane Bousek (WD, BOB 1 Pt), Kathy Sawyer Butcher (WD, BOB 1 Pt. Group 2) and Fred Bassett (WD, BW, BBE, BOB 5 Pts.)"Blade" was officially the number 4 Pekingese in the Canadian rating system while only in the ring for 6 months in 2011.
He has 6 Best Puppy in Groups and 2 Best Puppy in Shows.
"Blade" is the first born sired by
Am. & Can. Ch. Lon-Du Don Quixote ex Lon-Du Madonna II.
Int. Ch. H.T. Have Gun Will Travel
Here's "Tiger" at the Hawkeye Kennel Club going Best of Breed over a Group winning Special under judge Terri Lyddon. "Tiger" went on for a Group 4.
***June 4, 2011 "Tiger" became an International Champion, along with his Romanian Championship!!
His list of Championships just continues to grow:
What a TEAM!
Our Thanks also to his breeder, Deborah Thompson, for letting him live with the rest of the Lon-Du kennel mates.
"Tiger" has become quite the showman and has
won 7 CACIBs in four countries, the most recent being Romania.
He is now one of the top dogs in Germany!
***"Tiger" finished on January 23, 2010 with a 4 point major under judge Dr. Robert D. Smith at the Central Iowa Kennel Club show in Des Moines, IA.
Ch. Lon-Du Clouds On Snow
Shown under judge Lois Wolf White winning a Group 3 from the classes.
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