of the prettiest girls around!
Finished her Am Championship with three 5 pt majors, including
a BOB over specials to finish, capped by a Group III,
and her Canadian Championship in a single weekend!
Westar's Dharma is owned by Mark Hersman of Westar
Shelties, and was a very welcome visitor to our home. She is a doll
to live with (think snuggler and charmer), and after just a couple of shows,
was an old pro in the show ring. She is a lady in every sense of the
word, even when she is in a flirtatious, playful mood, which is often.
herself with dignity and aplomb in a very competitive open sable bitch class
at the 2004 ASSA National, and came home to win a very nice 5 point
major in the Tanana Valley shows. She quickly obtained her Canadian
title in a single weekend in June.
We flew down to the Brush Prairie shows
in July 2004 where
she went RWB twice, out of coat, in hot Northwest competition. We followed that
up with the Cook Inlet KC shows in August, where she attained another five
point major under respected breeder judge, Janet Turnage Nahikian. Way to go, little lady!!! Not bad for a minimum of
Finally, the crème
de la crème! She finished in fine style under Judge James Frederiksen
at the Kenai Kennel Club shows, going BOB from the open sable class over five
specials, including a top 20 dog!! She topped off that spectacular win
with a Group Three that day, behind a BIS collie and a BIS border collie
making the rounds from the "Lower 48."
Best of all, in
doing so, she made her mother an ROM! BISS Ch. Fairwyn Westar Essence
ROM was reserve winners bitch at the 1998 National, and is one of the most
beautiful sheltie bitches of all time, in my opinion.
Miss Dharma is
back home with Mark and his family in California. We will greatly miss
our "Dharmie" ... a truly charming, beautiful representative of the
New Can Ch. Westar's Dharma
litter sister to the incomparible BISS Ch. Westar's Dynasty
(Blake, 2001 ASSA RWD), and had
never seen a show ring until the end of March 2004 -- we are very proud of
5 pt AKC major under
breeder judge Judy Turnage Nahikian
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