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Brags 'n' Wags

KVC members are proud of their accomplishments. Don't mind us while we do a little bragging!

Bella - (Willorunn's Leave It To Fate RE BN NAJ NA) earned her first leg in Novice Obedience with a score of 191 1/2 and a first place on Saturday --Nov.4, 2017 -- at Bloomsburg! It was our first time in Novice obedience after being out of the ring for a year. So proud of my girl! Due to handler error, she lost 3 pts. or her score would have been 194 1/2!

Marla and Bella
Penny with Joy, her veteran  Joy -  On May 28th, GCh Starfire's More Than A Feeling went BOB at the VCNNJ supported entry over an entry of 28 Vizslas. She also got a Group 4! Judge Desi Murphy raved that her movement and topline at 13 1/2 was better then the younger competion. My "energizer bunny" keeps going and going. Joy is owned and loved by Penny Carson.
Sunnie - (Red Oak's I'm Walking on Sunshine) earned her second qualifying leg in Junior Hunter with a perfect 10 Score on Nov. 27, 2016! Shown here with handler Ed Shupp, Sunnie's mom, Sue Thomas, and breeder Laura Bauman couldn't be more proud! Sunnie JH Qual Leg
Joy get GCh

"Team Starfire" had a great weekend at Bloomsburg in November 2016. GCh Starfire's More Than A Feeling(Joy) earned her grand championship at the KVC supported entry at the age of 13! Ch Starfire's Road Runner(Rebel) won all 4 veteran classes and got an owner-handler group 4. Starfire's Everystep You Take (Trudy) went WB at the supported entry earning her first major.

Joy - (Ch Starfire's More Than A Feeling) On April 30th, 2016 Joy went BOB over an entry of 18. She is 12 1/2 years old and defeated top 10 specials. This was a 5-point major and her 3rd towards her "Grand". Judge Marjorie Martorella commented how she can still out move the younger competition and called her "stunning".   Penny and Veteren Bitch 
Ava at Mid-Susquehanna

Ava - (Starfire's Lick and a Promise)went Winners Bitch Sat and Sunday August 22&23, 2015 at Mid-Susquehanna Kennel Club. Ava is co-owned by Annnette Hitz and Penny Carson.

Nola - (Ch Venture's Legacy of the Storm) took a surprise Best of Opposite at the Harrisburg KC Show on Sunday, August 9, 2015 by Judge Alvin Kraus. Nola is owned by Keith Harmon and Tom Little. Nola at Harrisburg
Rebel at NitaNee BOB

Rebel - (Ch. Starfire's Road Runner) came out of retirement to try to earn his Grand Championship title. He took BOB July 18 at Nita Nee Kennel Club for a 4 pt major from the veteran class. Rebel is owned by Sue Rupert and shown by breeder Penny Carson.

New Champion Juicy!  (CH BerkCor's Juicy Little Secret). Entirely breeder-owner handled to her championship by KVC member Berkeley Thompson, Juicy finished with a major win at the Bryn Mawr KC show on June 14th, 2015, at Ludwigs Corner, Pennsylvanina.  Berkeley and Juicy New Champion
Mike Tanner and Kat Katarina - (Double Gun’s Set The World On Fire JH CGC) Officially completed her Junior Hunter title on Saturday December 6th 2014 at Sumerduck, VA at the Conestoga Vizsla Club hunt test. Kat is owned by Mike & Megan Tanner and Corinne Miklos  
Kelly -- (Starfire's Legenday Child) got her first points at Lehigh Valley Kennel Club September 13, 2014 to help celebrate grandma "Hope's" 14th birthday! She also went WB the following day at Berks. "Kelly" is co-owned by Penny Carson and Mike Moser   Penny with Kelly at Lehigh Valley
Crew New Champion Crew -- (CH BerkCor's Wrecking Crew) finished at 10-1/2 months under Judge Joy Brewster on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the Greater Philadelphia Dog Fanciers Association show in Wrightstown, PA. Crew is out of CH Windor's Silver Charm (Frederic) and GCH Marrick's Let The Good Times Roll (Paisley) and superbly handled by owner/handler/breeder Berkeley Thompson
Gambit - (BISS GCH Double Gun's A Royal Flush JH) placed Group 4 on May 31,2014 at Conewago Valley Kennel Club, Dunkirk, NY Thank you Megan Graham Terella, handling, and Judges, Mrs. Huston (Toddie) Clark for the Best of Breed selection and Mrs. Marilyn O'Neill for the Group placement. Gambit Group Placing 
Ava at Harrisburg Match
Ava, (Starfire's Lick and a Promise) went Best In Match Show 12-24 month age group at the match at Harrisburg Sat April 12. Ava is co-owned by Annette Hitz and Penny Carson
Augustus (CH Szizlin’s Augustus Steppin’ Out Like Secretariat) finished in W Springfield MA at the Cheshire KC on April 4, 2014!  Handled by Dennis Collins, Augustus was bred by Carol Phelps out of Dezso/Ruffian and is owned by Renee Riegler. Dezso is an import dog from New Zealand.
Augustus new Champion
Crew second major Crew, (BerkCor's Wrecking Crew) was awarded Best of Winners for his second major on April 6th, 2014 in West Springfield, MA. Shown here with judges Terry Hundt! Crew is now just 3 points from finishing at only 8-months!
Crew is owned and bred by Susan & Berkeley Thompson & Sue Bani, and proudly handled by Berkeley. Crew's sire is Frederic (Riegler Vizslas), another outstanding Keystone Vizsla Club dog.
Crew, (BerkCor's Wrecking Crew) was chosen
as Winners Dog for a four-point major win at the CVC Specialty in York, PA. March 16, 2014.

Crew is owned by Susan & Berkeley Thompson & Sue Bani, and expertly shown by Berkeley.
Berkeley and Crew at CVC specialty
Trudy, (Starfire's Every Step You Take JH) went BOW two days in Orlando in December before the Eukanuba show and WB at the Eukanuba National Show. Trudy is co-owned by Esther Pilkington and Penny Carson

Sue Rupert and Rebel

Rebel -
(Starfire's Road Runner) owned by Sue Rupert and Penny Carson and GSP friend, "Barlo"- with Joe Diaz- earned their first leg toward Junior Hunter in April at the Eastern GSP Club hunt test.

Brix with Joe

Starfire Vizsla newest champion:

Brix - (Ch. Starfire's Don't Look Back) finished his championship April 26 at Wilmington Kennel Club by going Best of Winners. Brix is co-owned by Sue Rupert, Stephanie Treaster and Penny Carson. Thanks to "Uncle Joe" for helping us to finish our latest champion.

BISS Gambit

Gambit - (BISS GCH Double Gun's A Royal Flush JH) was Best in Specialty Show at the Conestoga Vizsla Club's Specialty held in conjunction with the Delaware Co. K.C. Show at York, March 17, 2013, Judge Ruth H. Zimmerman chose Gambit as the best of the best from a very large entry. Tim Terella handled, and proud mom, Sue Thomas looks on.

Nola at KVC Supported Entry

Nola - (Venture's Legacy of the Storm) won a four-point major in the Keystone Vizsla Club's supported entry, hosted by the Delaware Co. Kennel Club at York, March 16, 2013. Thanks to Judge Ruth Ann Freer Godfrey for the selection, Nola is shown here with Keith Harmon, while Diane, KVC President looks on!

Vizsla, New Junior Hunter

Gambit - (GCH Double Gun's A Royal Flush JH) earned his Junior Hunter title at the CVC/ODVC Hunt tests over the weekend of Feb. 23 & 24. Handler Cindy Stahle and proud mom, Sue Thomas paused for this photo to celebrate.

Penny on Mr. Brix

Starfire's Don't Look Back, pictured with co-owner/ breeder Penny Carson , "Mr. Brix" has been on a roll! He earned his 3rd major at the Philadelphia Kennel Club on November 18. He also got points at Back Mountain and his second Major at National Capital Kennel Club's show in October. Thanks to co-owners Sue Rupert and Stephanie Treaster for allowing me to show their boy. 3 points to finish!

June Champion Vizsla Bitch

June (CH Rheingold Rossweisse Ring of Fire) finishing her championship under judge Marianne Reder on Aug 10, 2012 at the Penn Ridge Kennel Club in Harrisburg. This was a major and she won WB and Best of Winners! June is owned by Paul & Deb Evalds.

Lily second major win

Lily (B'Izzie V's Li'l Bit Bizy) won her second major at the Onondaga KC show in Romulous NY, September 30, 2012!  She won her first major on July 29th at the Bald Eagle KC show in Bloomsburg PA.  Lily also earned her first two legs in Junior Hunter at the Vizsla Club of Greater NY on October 6th & 7th.  Lily is on a roll!

Hannah AOM VCA Nationals  First Brace VCA Nationals 
MBISS GCH Tivoliz CPR CRK One and Only JH wins Award of Merit at the 2012 VCA National Specialty
Hannah's owners: Melissa and Jason Green.
Hannah's breeders are Pat and Gail Roach and Deborah Lynn Stern  
Hannah and Kayla
MBISS GCH Tivoliz CPR CRK One and Only JH  and
CH Szizlin Ain't She Captivati'N OA NAJ NF
take 1st Place in Brace at the 2012 VCA National Specialty Kayla is owned by Melissa and Jason Green and Ania Kelly. Kayla's breeders are Carol and Bruce Phelps

Aggie (Captivatin's I'm the One) won 2nd in 12-15 Nationals Puppy Sweepstakes Class, ... also she was awarded 3rd in the 12-15 Futurity Class. Way to go Aggie! (see Aggie's photo as a new champion and Winners/ Best of Winners in the KVC Regional Specialty on the home page.)

Male Vizsla Best of Breed

Bevo   (Ch Venture's Legacy of All That) won Best of Breed at the Chester Valley KC show on May 12, and again at the Lancaster KC show on May 13. Bevo is owned by Keith Harmon and Thomas Little.

Puppy Vizsla Winner

Trudy (Starfire's Every Step You Take) earned her JH with 4 straight passes at Eastern German Shorthair Pointer Club on Sat May 21 at just 8 months and 1 week of age! All Trudy's field training was done by co-owner Esther Pilkington. We are very proud of Starfire Vizsla's newest "star"!
Starfire Vizsla wish everyone a great national and safe travels!  See you there!

Best of Winners Vizsla Bitch

Abby (Legacy's And Why Not) won her first major at the Mason & Dixon KC show in Harrisburg, April 15th! Abby's owner Diane Shearer will be happy to tell you that Abby is just 11 months old. One week later on April 22, she won another major at the the Baltimore KC show in Timonium. Whew! Abby is on a roll!

Gambit Double Gun's Vizsla Harrisburg

Gambit (now GCH Double Gun's A Royal Flush) became a new Grand Champion at the Mason & Dixon KC show in Harrisburg, April 15th by taking Best of Opposite in this four-point major win. Owner Sue Thomas couldn't be more proud, as well as co-owners John Buttermore and Jenny Buttermore!

Vizsla on Bird

While we were all at Harrisburg, Trudy (Starfire's Every Step You Take) was earning her second and third legs toward her JH at the Vizsla Club of Greater New York. After turning just 8 months old on Friday the 13th! (3 straight passes) Trudy is co-owed by Esther Pilkington and Penny Carson.

Vizsla Best of Breed

(Ch Double Gun's A Royal Flush) won Best of Breed at York, Sunday March 18th. Gambit was adeptly shown by Cindy Stahle and is owned by Sue Thomas and Jenny Buttermore & John Buttermore.

Starfire's Trudy

Trudy (Starfire's Every Step You Take) got Best of Opposite in Sweepstakes at the CVC supported entry at Maryland Sporting Dog Show. The following weekend in Long Island she got her first leg towards her JH at one day shy of 7 months.
Trudy is co-owned by Esther Pilkington and Penny Carson