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year 2009
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International Dogshow Wijchen, the Netherlands.

47 amstaffs entered under judge Mr. Theo Leenen from Belgium. 2129 all breed dogs entered.

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 2e place championclass.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place youthclass, J-CAC , Best Male - CAC and Best of Breed!
This was " Stitch " BOB number 5 at an age of 17 months!!! Later that day, in the ring of honour " Stitch " won Group 1 under terrierspecialist Mrs. Weijenborg-Weggemans!!!

With this win he got an invitation for the prestigious DOG of the YEAR SHOW!!! On Monday we went back for the BIS judgement, judged by Mrs. Ridder-Onghena from Belgium, " Stitch " went to BIS 3rd.

Needless to say that we are very proud of this results from our home bred boy! We wish to congratulate co-owners Joep & Frank with this great result!


20Dec2009
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International " Belgium Winner " Dogshow Brussels - Belgium.

63 amstaffs entered under judge Mr. Ortlieb Lothary from Germany.
Carmichael's Chippendale won 2e place intermediarclass.

Carmichael's Victoria's Secret won 2e place babyclass.

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place championclass, Best Bitch / BOS, 2x CAC and CACIB.

" Vega " won the Belgium winner title and finished the Belgium Championship by winning BOS at this show!!!

She is now: Danish - Dutch - Luxembourg - German - Belgium and International Champion!!!

This all under 3 years of age!




12Dec2009

International Dogshow Kassel - Germany.

39 amstaffs entered under breeder judge Mr. Dakic Kica from Serbia.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place intermediarclass and CAC / CACIB.
Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place championclass CAC / CACIB.

" Stitch " won his third CACIB and his 5th CAC in Germany, this all at an age of 17 months!!!

" Vega " won her 15th CACIB in 5 different countries, 1 year and 1 week after her first CACIB she finished the International title!!!



06Dec2009

National Dogshow Kassel - Germany.

37 amstaffs entered under judge Mrs. Moller-Sieber from Germany.
Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place intermediarclass and CAC.
Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place championclass, CAC and BOS.



05Dec2009

International " Winner " Dogshow Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

62 amstaffs entered under judge Mrs. Onstenk-Schenk ( NL )

Carmichael's Chippendale won 4e place youthclass.
Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 3e place championclass.
Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 2e place championclass



28Nov2009
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National Dutch Speciality

88 amstaffs entered under judges Mr. Asnaghi ( Italy ) for the males and Mrs. Kerssemeijer ( NL ) for the females.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place youthclass and J-CAC

Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 2e place championclass.

Carmichael's Chick on a Mission won 3e place open class.

Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin won 1e place youthclass and J-CAC.

Great Am-Staff-'s Good as Diamond won 1e place championclass, Best Bitch ( 2x CAC ) and Best of Breed!!!

This was " Vega's " 2e BOB in 8 days! After winning BOS at the Danish and French Speciality this year, she won now BOB at an Speciality again!

This was show number 15e for this year in Holland, we compete at 13 shows so far and won at 9 shows BOB with 3 different dogs! We are proud!!!

Thx a lot for handling assistance at this show to Esmae Minne, Karel Nijholt en co-owner Vincent Noya!


22Nov2009
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International Dogshow Kortrijk, Belgium.

2592 all breed dogs. 69 amstaffs entered, judged by Mrs Pam Perdue from the USA, breeder of am staffs for more than 23 years!

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place intermediar class, CAC / CACIB and Best Male - BOS!!!

Carmichael's Victoria's Secret won 2e place babyclass.

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place champion class, CAC / CACIB and Best of Breed!!!

Later that day " Vega " won at this prestigious show an Group 3 under judge Mr. P. Lauber from Schwitzerland!!!
This is for the 5th time this year that our dogs won BOB or / and BOS under an breeder judge!!!

Thx to Christy Schoeters for handling assistance at this show.


15Nov2009
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National Dog show Dortmund, Germany

3400 all breed dogs entered, 28 amstaffs entered under judge Mr. K. Hettich from Germany.

Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin won 4e place intermediarclass.
Ch Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 3e place open class.
Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place champion class and Reserve CAC.
Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place intermediarclass, CAC, Best Male and Best of Breed!
" Stitch " won his 4th BOB at an age of 15 months!
Later in the ring of honour Carmichael's Chippendale got placed 3th in group under judge Mr.J. Pohling from Germany!


18Oct2009

International Bundessieger Show Dortmund, Germany

5633 all breed dogs, 29 amstaffs entered under judge Mr.T. Himmrich from Germany

Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin won 3e place intermediarclass.
Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place intermediarclass and CAC / Reserve CACIB
Ch Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 1e place open class and CAC.
Ch. Great Am-Staffs Good as Diamond won 1e place champion class and CAC / CACIB - BOS.

" Villain " finished with this win his German VDH title, he did do this in 4 successively shows!

" Vega " has now won the most important title in Germany, after doing the same in Holland in 2008!


17Oct2009
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World Dog Show Bratislava - Slowakije

295 entered amstaffs ( 2e biggest breed ) under judge Mr Korosz from Hungary.
Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place open class and CAC out 27 bitches under judge Mr Korosz from Hungary.

Best bitch was chosen by another judge...



09Oct2009
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Carmichael´s Chippendale goes “all the way” in the USA!

On Sunday the 4th of October Carmichael´s Chippendale wrote history at world's largest and most prestigious Terrier only show: The Montgomery County Club Terrier Show:

At the National Specialty Show of the American Staffordshire Club of America Carmichael's Chippendale aka “Stitch” booked unparalleled results under honorable breed specialist Mr. Gary L. Doerge (USA).

∫ There were 208 American Staffordshire Terriers entered and Carmichael's Chippendale won Bred by Exhibitor Class, Winners Dog and Best of Winners at just 15 months of age!


Carmichael's Chippendale is the first non cropped American Staffordshire Terrier EVER to obtain such prestigious victory!

Our bitch Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won her class at the Regional Specialty and went to Reserve Winners Bitch under judge Mrs Carol Brown.
Again she was one of the only uncropped bitches in her class. " Vega " won 2e place in her class at the Nationals Specialty / Montgomery Terrier Show out 20 bitches. Thx to Michael McGluire for handling " Vega " to these results!



05Oct2009
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National Speciality Belgium

94 amstaffs entered under breeder judge Mrs. Lydia Castagna ( USA )

Georgous Yukon Rumble Ben of Carmichaels won 3e place puppyclass.
Carmichael's Chippendale won 4e place youthclass.
Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 3e place championclass.
Ch. Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 1e place championclass, CAC and 2e best male in breed!!!
Ch. Dk Staff's Go Rio Go won 1e place championclass, CAC, best bitch and finally Best of Breed!!!


With this win Rio finished her Belgium title, she was limited shown in Belgium, she appeared on 6 shows, won 2 times BOS at International shows, BOB at the biggest dogshow from Belgium in Brussels 2008 over 66 entries and now BOB at this Speciality!!!

Its her 7th title, and that after giving birth to 6 puppies 3 months ago!!!



We want to thank Vincent Noya for handling assistance at this speciality, Vince you did do an great job with Rio!

Of course we wish to congratulate breeder and co-owner Tonny & Tina Bergstrom with this result as well!!



20Sep2009
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International Dogshow Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

87 amstaffs entered under judge Mr. G. v.d Bosch from Belgium.

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 2e place championclass.
Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place youthclass and J-CAC.
Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 1e place open class, CAC / CACIB and finally Best of Breed!

"Stitch" won his third J-CAC and finished his Dutch Youth title at an age of 13 months!!!

"Villain" finished his Dutch title at an age of 27 months and 2 weeks!! (the Dutch title can not be finished before 27 months). This was our 9th Best of Breed out 11 shows in Holland, this time at the second biggest dogshow from Holland!

These three dogs are currently the number 1 & 3 & 5 dog from the Netherlands!

Off course we wish to congratulate co-owners Frank Diepeveen & Rene Rugl with this result as well!


29Aug2009
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International Dogshow Mechelen, Belgium

39 amstaffs entered under judge Mrs. Dorota Witkowska from Poland.
Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place championclass.
Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place youthclass, Best youthdog and finally Best of Breed.

"Stitch" won his 3rd BOB at an age of 13,5 months out the youthclass, he won over 7 champions!!!

We wish to congratulate co-owner Frank Diepeveen also with this result!



22Aug2009

International Dogshow Echt, the Netherlands

41 amstaffs entered under judge Mr. P. Stanton from Sweden.

Carmichael's Chippendale 2e place youthclass.
Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond 1e place championclass, CAC / CACIB, Best Bitch and Best of Breed!!

This was Vega's BOB number 5 from this year in the Netherlands out 10 shows. She is shown this year 21 times in 5 different countries, she won 11 x BOS and 6 x BOB!

From the other 5 shows in Holland, won Carmichael's Chippendale 1 x BOB and Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 2 x BOB. On 1 shows we was only there with puppies and won best puppy in breed!

We are very proud!!


04Jul2009
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National Speciality Denmark

80 amstaffs entered under breeder judge Mrs. H. Brezninova from Czech Replubic.

Carmichael''s Chippendale won 3e place youthclass males.
Ch. Great Am-Staff''s Good as Diamond won 1e place champion class females, Best Bitch / BOS.

"Vega" won for the second year in the row, Best Opposite Sex at this National Speciality in Denmark, at an very competitive competition with many cropped dogs.

I also handle Michl R California Redboy for my friends Manu Boitscheff & Rene Thirup at this show, he won 1e place open class and 2e best male in show!



27Jun2009

International Dog show Berghem - the Netherlands.

54 amstaffs entered under judge Mrs. Huber from the USA.

Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 2e place open class males.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 2e place youthclass males and Reserve CAC (2e best male)

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place champion class bitches and Reserve CAC / CACIB (2e best female)



14Jun2009
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National Dog show Arnhem, the Netherlands.

51 amstaffs entered under judge Mrs. Kantzou from Greece.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 2e place youthclass males.

Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin won 2e place youthclass bitches.

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 2e place championclass bitches.

Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 1e place open class males, CAC - Best Male and Best of Breed.

" Villain" won his third CAC at an age of 24 months, he need one CAC more to finish the Dutch title.

This was show number 8 in Holland for this year, we are proud to announce, that we won on 6 shows Best of Breed, with 3 different dogs!


01Jun2009
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International Dogshow Tours- France

44 amstaffs entered under breeder judges Mrs. C. Bergundthal from Switzerland for the females and Mr. Calloch from France for the males.

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place open class, CAC / CACIB and Best Opposite Sex.

With this win " Vega " finished the French title in 4 successive shows, very impressive results for this lady at an young age of 28 months!!!

Needles to say that we are extremely proud of this great result of our stunning " Vega ".

And off course we wish to congratulate breeder and co-owner Rene Thirup !


24May2009
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National Speciality of France - Championat de Elevage

143 amstaffs entered under breeder judges Mrs S. Koleva from Bulgaria for the females and Mrs. C. Bergundthal from Switzerland for the males.
Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place open class, CAC and Best Opposite Sex..

To finish the French title, you need to win, or the National French Speciality or the International Show from Paris!

So this was an very important win, many champions did compete in the open class, because the CAC is only given to the Intermediar or Open class.

Only 2 dogs can finish the French title every year!!!


23May2009
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Amstaff Youth Speciality Belgium

62 amstaffs ( under 2 years of age ) entered under judge Mr. Leenen from Belgium.

Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin 2e place youth class ( 15 bitches in her class )
Carmichael's Chippendale 1e place youth class - " Favourite amstaff of the day "

" Stitch " won this youthspeciality at an age of 10 months old, afther winning 3 weeks ago his first BOB at an International Show over 32 amstaffs.

We are very proud of this boy!!

Pictures by Isabella de Beukelaar


10May2009
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National Dogshow Alkmaar - the Netherlands.

39 amstaffs entered under judge Mrs Bons De Wever from the Netherlands.

Carmichael's Chippendale 2e place youth class.
Carmichael's Chick on a Mission 2e place open class.
Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin 1e place youthclass - JCAC

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond - Best of Breed!

Till now in 2009, there were 7 shows organised in Holland, we won ( with 3 different dogs ) 5 times Best of Breed!!

Vega took three times BOB in Holland this year , she is currently the Nr. 1 dog from the Netherlands!!!

We want to thank Vincent Noya for handling asstistance!


09May2009
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International Dogshow Ålborg - Denmark

39 amstaff entered under judge Mr. Ulf Brathen from Denmark.
Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 2e place intermediarclass.

Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin won 2e place youthclass.

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place championclass, Best Bitch / BOS.

It was for "Vega" show fourteen and fifteen this year, she won 7 times BOS and 4 times BOB in 4 different countries!!!


03May2009

Terriershow Hadsund - Denmark

49 amstaff entered under judge Mr. Zvi Kupferberg from Israel.

Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 3e place intermediarclass.

Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin won 3e place youthclass.

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 3e place championclass.


02May2009

International "Europasieger" Dogshow Dortmund - Germany.

26 amstaffs entered under judge Mr. H. Kliebenstein from Germany.

Sagebrush Prince Alex won 1e place open class males.
Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin won 2e place youthclass bitches.
Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place championclass, CAC / CACIB, Best Bitch - BOS.
With this win " Vega " finished the German VDH title!!!

This is her 4th title in 4 different countries, this at an age of 28 months !!!


01May2009
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International Terriershow Luxembourg

34 amstaffs entered under judge Mr. Gunther Petrick from Germany.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 2e place youth class.

Sagebrush Prince Alex won 1e place open class - CACL.

Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin won 1e place youthclass - JCACL

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place championclass - CACL

" Merah " finished the Luxembourg Youth Championship by winning the youthclass, this at an age of 10 months!!!

" Vega " finished the Luxembourg Championship by winning the championclass, she finished her 3e title this at an age of 27 months!!!

We want to thank Christy van de Ven-Schoeters for handling assistance!


26Apr2009
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International Dog show Goes, the Netherlands.

31 amstaffs entered under judge Mr. Wellens from the Netherlands.
Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin won 2e place youth class.

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1 place champion class.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place youth class - JCAC, Best Male- CAC and Best of Breed!!!

" Stitch " won his first BOB at an age of 10 months and 2 days of age!!!

Later that day he got an Group 4 in the very competive terriergroup under judge Mrs. Bode- van de Meeberg.


25Apr2009

International Dogshow Leeuwarden - the Netherlands.

50 amstaffs entered under judge Mrs.M. Jansen- Kalkeshoven - the Netherlands.
Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 1st place open class, Best Male , CAC / CACIB and Best of Breed.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1st place youthclass and J-CAC.

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1st place champion class, Best Bitch, CAC / CACIB and Best Opposite Sex.

" Stitch " was shown the first time in youthclass ( 9-18 months ) at an age of 9 months and one week he won immediately his class and his first point for the Dutch Youth title.

"Villain" and "Vega" won both days in a row BOB and BOS, we did have an great weekend!

We want to thank Marcel Huls from Dynamic Force kennel for handling assistance and of course we wish to congratulate co-owners Rene & Carolien Rugl, Frank Diepeveen and Rene & Anette Thirup with these great results!!!


13Apr2009
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National Dogshow Maubeuge - France

55 amstaffs entered under judge Mr. D. Meeremans - Belgium.
Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 1st place intermediar class, Best Male and BOB

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1st place open class, Best Bitch / BOS.

Later that day" Villain " won the Terrier Group under judge Mr. Meeremans.

In the Best in Show competition was only 3 dogs placed, unfortunately " Villain" was not one of these, but he was by the best 1242 all breed dogs of this show.

We want to thank Marcel Huls from Dynamic Force kennel for handling assistance and of course we wish to congratulate co-owners Rene & Carolien Rugl, Frank Diepeveen and Rene & Anette Thirup with these great results!!!


12Apr2009
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Terriershow Holland

Judged by Mr. van der Horst from Holland. 49 amstaffs entered.


Carmichael's Chippendale 2nd best puppy male out 4 puppy handled by Jeroen Stallen

Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin won best puppy in breed out of 10 puppies handled by Monique Verhorevoort


22Mar2009
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Terriershow Denmark

Judged by Mr. Juha Palosaari from Finland. 32 amstaffs entered ( 7 champions males & 4 champions bitches )

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won the champion class bitches, best bitch and Best of Breed!
Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won the intermediarclass.

This was " Vega's " 4th BOB in a row!!!



22Mar2009
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Terriershow Denmark

Judged by Mr. Alex Krasilnikoff from Denmark. 28 amstaffs entered (6 champions males & 4 champions bitches)


Carmichaels Shut Up and Kiss Me won the intermediarclass, CAC and 2nd best male! " Villain " need one more CAC to finish the Danish title!!!
Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won the championclass bitches, best bitch and Best of Breed! This was " Vega's " 3th BOB in a row!!!


12Mar2009
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International Dogshow Leiden, the Netherlands

59 amstaffs entered under Mrs. Weijenborg-Weggemans.
Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 1e place in intermediarclass.

Great Am-Staff´s Good as Diamond won 1e place champion class, CAC / CACIB, Best bitch and Best of Breed!!!
Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place puppy class , best puppy in breed.



15Mar2009
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International Dog show Groningen - the Netherlands

39 amstaffs entered under judge: Mr. A. Scholten from the Netherlands. 2293 all breed dogs entered.

Great Am-staff's Good as Diamond 1e place champion class, Best bitch and Best of Breed!!!

Later that day, in the ring of honour " Vega" got an 2e place in the very competive terrier group, with this group placement.

She is invited for the Top Dog of the Year show 2009!!!

Carmichael's Chippendale 3e place puppy class male.



01Mar2009
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International Show Hoogstraaten - Belgium

30 entered amstaffs under judge: Mr. Norman Deschuymere from Belgium.

Great Am-staff's Good as Diamond 1e place champion class and Best bitch / Best Opposite Sex!

Carmichael's Chippendale 1e place puppy class male and best puppy in breed!

Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin 1e place puppy class female.



21Feb2009

International Show Frederica - Denmark

51 amstaffs entered under judge: Mrs. Brigitta Kemser from Slovenia.
Great Am-staff's Good as Diamond 5e place championclass female.

Carmichael's Chippendale 1e place puppy class male and best puppy in breed.

Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me 1e place Intermediar class male.



15Feb2009

International Terriershow Holsted - Denmark

48 amstaffs entered under judge: Mr.Kresten Scheel from Denmark.
Great Am-staff's Good as Diamond Best bitch / Best Opposite Sex.

Carmichael's Chippendale 2e place puppy class male.

Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me 1e place intermediar class male.



14Feb2009
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International Dog show Eindhoven, the Netherlands

58 amstaffs entered under judge Mr. Matakovic from Croatie.


Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin won the puppy class bitches, handled by co-owner Vincent Noya.

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond got 3rd place in the champion class bitches.

Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won the intermediarclass males.

Carmichael's Chippendale won the puppy class males and went to best puppy in breed.

Later that day he won best puppy in show, judged by judge Mrs. P. Runderkamp from the Netherlands.


06Feb2009
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Open show Kaatsheuvel - Netherlands

36 amstaffs entered under judge Mrs. R. Reyniers from Belgium.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place puppy class, best puppy. Later that day he won 2e Best puppy in Show! This was his first time out!!

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place open class and best bitch / BOS.

Carmichael's Painted Beauty won 1e place puppy class bitch.



17Jan2009
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International Dog show Paris.

129 amstaffs entered under Mr. J. Dupas from France

Sagebrush Prince Alex won the champion class bitches and won so her 2e German CAC.

Ch. Hartagold Devil in Disguise 2e place Champion class.

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond wins the Champion class and Best Bitch / BOS.

After Vega won BOB at the biggest dog show in Holland at the end of last year, she starts great this year, to win BOS at this biggest dog show from France!!!


09Jan2009