Winning Ways


December 9, 2023 / Vicki and Paul Taylor

Northfield Dancing in the Moonlight - Lucy earned her second MACH title on Saturday, December 9th, at the Oriel Dog Training Club under Judge Megan Shepter. What a fun way to finish up 2023!

New Title!

November 26, 2023 / Patty & Joe Johnstone

At the BHAD Scentwork trial in Georgetown DE on Nov. 26th, Betsy finished her Scentwork Interior Novice title with a 4th place!

More Ducks

November 19, 2023 / Marla Stoner

Thrill, Eagletarn Mistral Wind CD BN RE WC TKI CGC, earned his second JH leg at the Back Back hunt test. The cold weather made Thrill very full of himself but after the first mark he settled down to do very good work.

Hitting The Rings

November 26, 2023 / Dawn Buttion & Marty Archambeault & Colin & Bryce

Azula, GCH CH Grousemoor Blue Flame A Blazin BN RA NA NAJ OF ACT1 ACT1J FCAT CGC CL1, had a great time at the Salisbury KC and the Catoctin KC shows going Best of Breed and Best Owner Handled all four days!! Azula also picked up an Owner Handled Group 3 in Salisbury. Azula is owned by Dawn Buttion, Martin Archambeault, Helen Szostak & Colin Archambeault

On To Excellent FAST

November 17, 2023 / Dawn Buttion & Marty Archambeault & Colin & Bryce

Azula, GCH Grousemoor Blue Flame A Blazin BN RA NA NAJ OF ACT1 ACT1J FCAT, finished her Open FAST title and is now in Excellent. Azula is owned and loved by Dawn, Marty, Colin & Helen.

Sarge earns her AKC Master Upland Title

November 18, 2023 / Steve and Betsy Surprenant

Sarge (Victory’s Staff Sergeant) had some upland fun at the ECSCA AKC Spaniel Hunt Test at Lime Rock Cocker Preserve in East Bend, NC. Sarge earned her fifth master pass and obtained her AKC Master Hunter Upland (MHU) title on Saturday! On Sunday, she earned her first master advanced pass. You can tell by her look in the photo that “Little Miss Bumpers are Boring” is not happy that the birdy-bird weekend is over.

Emma earns MHU20 and MHU21

November 19, 2023 / Steve and Betsy Surprenant

Emma (Victory’s M) earned her 20th and 21st AKC master upland passes at the ECSCA AKC Spaniel Hunt Test Lime Rock Spaniels and Lime Rock Gun Dog Kennels, East Bend, NC. In 23 AKC master upland runs, Emma only has two NQs, an extraordinary level of proficiency and consistency in the field. Her record speaks volumes about her intelligence and incredible talent as a versatile working dog. It’s a pleasure to work with such a great dog – thanks Emma!

DCAT for Harley

September 26, 2023 / Sherri P Lilley-Peck

Harley, CH Banquo Alley Cat Blues at Shalyn RI RATS *DCAT* SIA SCA SEA CGC earned her DCAT title at the Merrimac Dog Training trial in Va Beach. Harley is owned handled by Sherri Lilley- Peck and Deanna Phelps.

Betsy’s first Scentwork legs

October 15, 2023 / Patty & Joe Johnstone

At Talbot Kennel Club’s Scentwork trials, Betsy earned two Novice container legs with one 4th place and two Novice interior legs!

Jumping To A Good Start

November 11, 2023 / Penny Woodward

BlackGamin Kanati JH RN CGC TKN DJ DS WC - Kandee owned by Penny & William Woodward began her agility career going 2 for 2 by earning 2 legs in novice standard preferred at the RACE trail in Reva and taking a perfect score on Saturday and had 1 refusal on Sunday taking home the blue both days.

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