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year 2010
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International Brussels Dogshow, Belgium

3988 all breed dogs entered. 67 amstafs entered under judge Mr. Himmrich from Germany.

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 3e place open class.
Carmichael's Chippendale won 2e place champion class, Reserve best male, Reserve CAC / CACIB.
Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 2e place championclass.

We want to thank Katja Rauhut for the expertise handling of "Dio".


19Dec2010
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International "Interra" Terriershow Belgium

418 terriers entered, 71 amstafs entered under breeder judge Mrs. Jurek-Erenska from Poland.
Carmichael's Metallic Blue won 1e place puppyclass.
Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 1e place open class.
Ch. Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place champion class, Best Male, CAC / CACIB and Best of Breed!
Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place championclass.

"Stitch" won another BOB, more special was this win, because it was under an honourable breederjudge!



18Dec2010
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International Dogshow Wijchen, the Netherlands

2075 all breed dogs entered, 34 amstafs entered under judge Mrs. Weijenborg-Weggemans from the Netherlands.

Carmichael's La Divina won 1e place puppyclass and best puppy in breed.
Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 1e place championclass, Best Male, CAC / CACIB and Best of Breed!

Ch Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place championclass, Best Female, CAC / CACIB and Best Opposite Sex!


Later in the ring of honour "Bliss" was selected by the last 6 puppies! "Dio" won a Group 1 in the high competitive terriergroup, he went to BIS 3e , with this win he is selected for the Top Dog of the Year Show!!!

We are proud to announce that we qualified 3 dogs for this prestigious event!



13Dec2010
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X-mas show by DCBT

Judge: Mr. D. Alexander from USA
Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place championclass, CAC and Best Male & Best Opposite Sex.

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place championclass, CAC and Best of Breed.

"Stitch" finished his German VDH title at an age of 29 months.

He is now Danish - Luxembourg - Dutch - American - Belgium - German and International Champion!!!


04Dec2010
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International "Winner" Dog Show Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

4507 all breed dogs entered and 49 amstafs entered under judge Mrs. R. Reyniers from Belgium.

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 2e place open class.
Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place champion class, best male, CAC / CACIB and Best of Breed!

Carmichael's Victoria's Secret won 1e place youth class and Reserve best bitch / reserve CAC.

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

"Dazoe" won at this prestigious show the official youth winner title and "Stitch" won the official winner title, in the ring of honour 'Stitch' was selected by the last 8 terriers in the very completive terrier group!

We are proud to announce that we won in the last 4 years, 3 times Best of Breed at this prestigious show!


27Nov2010
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International Dog Show Kortrijk, Belgium.

3305 all breed dogs entered and 107 amstafs entered under judge Mr. T Stacey from the USA.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place Champion Class, Best Male, CAC / CACIB and Best of Breed!

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 2e place Open Class.

Carmichael's Metallic Blue won 2e place Baby Class

Great Am-Staff-'s Good as Diamond won 1e place Champion Class, Best Female, CAC / CACIB and Best Opposite Sex!

" Stitch" finished the Belgium & International title in style by winning another BOB, in the ring of honour he was selected by the last 8 terriers!


21Nov2010
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Carmichael´s Get out of Jail

19.11.2010 Clubshow Nitra -Entered dogs: 45
∫ Judge: Mr Korozs Andras HU
Exc. 3

20.11.2010 CACIB Nitra -Entered dogs: 47
∫ Judge: Mr Danny Gilmour UK
Exc.1 CAC, Res CACIB

21.11.2010 CACIB Nitra-Entered dogs: 42
∫ Judge:Swieton Magdalena PL
Exc.1 CAC



21Nov2010
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ASTCH 25th Anniversary Speciality Show

78 amstafs entered under judge Mr. Damir Markov from Serbia for the males and Mrs Lydia Castagna from the USA for the females.

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 1e place Open Class.

Ch. Dk Staff's Go Rio Go won 1e place Champion Class and Reserve Best Bitch.
Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place Champion Class and Reserve Best Male.


13Nov2010

International Dogshow Bleiswijk, the Netherlands

2283 all breed dogs and 51 amstafs entered under judge Mrs. Cindy Kerssemeijer from the Netherlands.

Carmichael's Metallic Blue won 2e place in Baby Class.
Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 2e place Open Class.
Ch. Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place Champion Class and Reserve CAC / CACIB.
Carmichael's La Divina won 1e place baby Class and Best baby in breed.
Ch. Great Am-Staffs Good as Diamond won 1e place Champion Class and Reserve CAC / CACIB.

Later that day won " La Divina" Best baby in show under judge Mr J. Staav from Sweden!!!

We want to thank Vincent Noya for handling assistance at this show.


07Nov2010
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National Dutch Speciality

76 amstaf entered under two judges from Argentinia, Mr Filippini for the males and Mr. Ojalvo for the males.
Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian got the qualification excellent, but no placement!!!

Ch. Carmichael's Chippendale won 2e place Champion Class.

Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin won 4e place Bred by exhibitor class.

Carmichael's Chick on a Mission won 4e place Open Class.

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 2e place Champion Class, 2 x CAC and Best Opposite Sex!!

"Vega" win last year Best of Breed at the Dutch Speciality, afther winning BOS at the Belgium-Danish and German Speciality another nice accomplishment for her!!!

We want to thank Lenny Mahadoui for handling assistance at this show.



31Oct2010
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International Dogshow Leuven, Belgium.

1523 all breeds and 35 amstafs entered under judge Mr. G. van den Bosch from Belgium.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place Champion Class, CAC / CACIB and Best of Breed!

Carmichael's La Divina won 1e place baby class, best baby in breed.

Later in the ring of honour, won La Divina 2e best baby in show and " Stitch" was selected by the last 6 terriers in the Group!!!



30Oct2010
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International Dogshow Utrecht, the Netherlands.

2368 all breeds and 28 amstafs entered under judge Mr. A. Scholten from the Netherlands.


Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 2e place Open Class.
Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place Champion Class, CAC / CACIB and Best Opposite Sex!

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place Champion Class, CAC / CACIB and Best oif Breed!



"Vega" won later an Group 6 in the very competetive terriergroup under judge Mrs. E. Weijenborg-Weggemans.


24Oct2010
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Carmichael's did do it again at the STCA Regional & National Speciality USA!

Like every year, we visit the Speciality in the USA and show some of our dogs. Last year we won Best of Winners with Chippendale out the bred by exhibitor class, this year "Stitch" did compete in Best of Breed competition, and he didn't do bad! "Stitch" was the only uncropped dog in this class and he did make it to the last cut at the Regionals and Nationals, he was selected by the last 11 dogs/bitches out the 153 entries and was pretty close to get an AOM. We did also show *Carmichael's I Got Class I Got Style* for owner Dick Pascoe from White Rock kennel in the 12-18 months class. His accomplishments were:
Regional Sweepstakes - Best Opposite Sex under breederjudge Mrs. Frances Conner.
Regional Speciality - Winners Dog and Best of Winners under judge Mr. Fred Ferris.
National Sweepstakes - Best of Breed under breederjudge Mrs. Sarah Nugent.

National Speciality - Award of Merit under judge Mrs. Sandra Goose Allen.

"Sparki" finished with his 3e major his American Championship and was moved up to Best of Breed competition for the Nationals.

With his 15 months of age, he was the youngest dog in this class, but he did make it to the last cut and won an Award of Merit!!!

We are so proud of this result and more than happy to finish the AKC title of 2 bred by dogs in one week!

We wish to congratulate Dick Pascoe for these results as well!

We want to thank Wes White & Karen Newman for handling "Stitch" at this show and Jennie Wickman & Adell Brancevich for taking pictures.

The STCA Reginal & National Speciality USA gallery



16Oct2010
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Greater Humble Area Kennel Club - USA.

808 all breed dogs and 24 amstafs entered. Judge: Dr Robert A Indeglia (USA).

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 3e place Open Class.
Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place Open Class, Winners Dog and Best of Winners!!!

"Stitch" finished his AKC title with 4 majors and 17 points in 9 shows!


808 all breed dogs and 24 amstafs entered. Judge: Mr William Bergum (USA).

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place Open Class.
Carmichael's Chippendale won Best of Breed!!!

"Stitch" won directly Best of Breed, first time out as an American Champion, he did beat two top ranked dogs from this year!!!
Later that day, "Stitch" took an Group 4 under Mr. Joe Tacker.

We want to thank Karen Newman for handling "Stitch" to these wins.

The Greater Humble Area Kennel Club gallery



09Oct2010
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International dogshow Maastricht, the Netherlands

2262 all breed dogs entered and 45 amstafs under judge Mr. R. Malo Alcrudo from Spain.

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 1e place Open Class.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place Chapion Class, CAC / CACIB, Best Male and Best of Breed!

Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin won 2e place Open Class.

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 2e place Champion Class.

"Stitch" finished the Dutch title in style by winning another Best of Breed!!!

He is now Danish, Luxembourg and Dutch Champion, this all at an age of 27 months!!!

We want to thank Lenny Mahadoui for handling assistance at this show and we to wish to congratulate co-owners Joep & Frank with another title!!!


25Sep2010
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**** National Speciality Germany ****

Clubshow DCBT

Judge for Males: Pam Perdue
Judge for Females: Hana Brezinova

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 1e place Champion Class, Best Male and Best of Breed
Carmichael's Texas Honeymoon won 2e place Youth Class and Reserve CAC.
Ch. Great Am-Staff''s Good as Diamond won 1e place Champion Class and Best Opposite Sex.

Euro Speciality "Staff Cup"

Judge for Males: Hana Brezinova
Judge for Females: Pam Perdue

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 1e place Champion Class, Best Male and Best of Breed
Carmichael's Texas Honeymoon won 2e place Youth Class and Reserve CAC.
Ch. Great Am-Staff''s Good as Diamond won 1e place Champion Class and CAC.

"Dio" won Best in Show from the 4 bull breeds on saturday under the judges Hana Brezinova, Pam Perdue and Ron Scott!!!

It was an very succesfull weekend under two breeder judges with experience in our breed from more than 25 years, so these wins are something to be proud of!!!

We want to thank Mascha and Fred van Oost for the pictures and helping assistance!



19Sep2010

National Speciality ASTC Switzerland

judged by T. Hehir from Ireland.

Carmichael's Texas Honeymoon won 1e place youthclass and Best Opposite Sex.

"Ziva" was handled by co-owner Ingrid Goppel, and she won the official title "Jugend Clubsiegerin 2010 & Clubsiegerin 2010".


12Sep2010
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National Belgium Speciality

65 amstafs entered under breeder judge Mrs. Hanna Brezninova from Czech Republic.

Carmichael's Don't be Jealous won 2e place Baby Class.

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 1e place Champion Class, CAC, Best Male and Best of Breed!!!

Carmichael's Victoria's Secret won 4e place Youth Class.

Carmichael's Oklahoma Redskin won 1e place Bred by Exhibitor Class and Best Bred By.

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place Champion Class and CAC.

We won this Speciality for the second year in a row, and I am proud to announce that we won in the last 10 years, 6 times BOB at this Speciality!!!

We want to thank Lenny Mahadoui for handling "Dio" at this show!


12Sep2010

International Dogshow Luxembourg

4267 all breed dogs and 80 amstafs entered under judge Mr. K. Hettich from Germany.

Ch. Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place Champion Class and CACL.

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 2e place Open Class and Reserve CACL.

Ch. Dk Staff's Go Rio Go won 3e place Champion Class.

"Stitch" finished the Luxembourg title at this prestigious show, probably one of the biggest show from Europe!!!


05Sep2010

Topeka Kennel Club - USA



Carmichael's I Got Class - I Got Style won 1e place Open Class and Best of Winners under judge Mr. Col Joe B Purkisher.


29Aug2010
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International Dogshow Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

2683 all breed dogs and 78 amstafs entered under judge Mr.J. Laakso from Finland

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 2e place Open Class.
Ch. Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place Champion Class and Reserve CAC/CACIB.
Ch. Great Am-Staff''s Good as Diamond won 1e place Chanpion Class, CAC/CACIB and Best Opposite Sex.



28Aug2010

Manhattan Kansas Kennel Club - USA



Carmichael's I Got Class - I Got Style won 1e place Open Class and Winners Dog under judge Mrs. Sandra Goose Allen


28Aug2010

Jesse James Kennel Club - USA



Carmichael's I Got Class - I Got Style won 1e place Open Class, Best of Winners, and Best of Breed under judge Mr. Richard V Miller.



22Aug2010

Jesse James Kennel Club - USA



Carmichael's I Got Class - I Got Style won 1e place Open Class, Best of Winners, and Best of Breed under judge Mr. James E Frederiksen.

"Sparki" is owned by Richard H. Pascoe and handled by Michael M Shepherd.


21Aug2010

International Dogshow Ludwigshafen, Germany.

Judged by Mrs. T.Deres-Tyagunova from Russia.

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 1e place championclas, CAC/CACIB and Best of Breed!
Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place championclass, CAC/CACIB and Best Opposite Sex!


08Aug2010

International Dogshow Liege, Belgium.

Judged by Mrs. Y. Magler Magal from Israel.

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 1e place championclass and Reserve CAC / CACIB.

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


24Jul2010

Championat de France - Paris

154 amstafs entered. Males judged by Mr. Javier Sanchez Fernandez from Spain. Females judged by Mr. Juan Naveda Carrero from Spain.
Ch. Carmichael's Chippendale won 3e place Open Class.

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 1e place Champion Class.

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 4e place Open Class.


10Jul2010

International Dogshow Genk, Belgium.

1512 all breed dogs and 42 amstafs entered under Mr. J. de Cuyper from Belgium
Ch. Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place championclass, CAC / CACIB and Best Opposite Sex.

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

"Stitch" won his fourth point ( out 6 shows ) for the Belgium Championship, he need to wait till October before he can finish the Belgium title.


04Jul2010
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World Amstaf Speciality / National Danish Speciality - Denmark.

82 amstafs entered under breeder judge Mrs Pam Perdue from the United States.
Ch. Carmichael's Chippendale won 2e place in championclass.

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 3e place in championclass.

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

This was another win for " Vega " under an breeder judge and her second impressive win at the Wold Amstaf Speciality!!!

It was also her third time in a row, to win Best Opposite Sex at the Danish Speciality, this all at an young age of just 3 years!!

We want to thank Lenny Mahadoui for handling assistance at this show!


26Jun2010
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World Dog Show Herning - Denmark.

100 amstaf males entered under Mr. Stefanescu from Rumania. 100 amstaf bitches entered under Mr. Lovenkjaer from Denmark.


Carmichael's Chippendale - excellent.

Ch. Dk' Staff's I'm so Ruffian - excellent.

Ch. Dk Staff's Go Rio Go - excellent.

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

"Stitch" and "Dio" did make the first cut in the championclass between almost all cropped dogs.

'Rio' was by the last 7 and 'Vega' got an very nice placement in this very competitive championclass as only uncropped bitch.

We want to thank Tonny Bergstrom, Lenny Mahadoui and Olga Klimova for handling assistance at this show!


25Jun2010

International Dogshow Uden, the Netherlands.

52 amstafs entered under judge Mr. van de Weijer from the Netherlands.

Ch. Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place championclass and Reserve CAC/CACIB.

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 2nd place championclass.

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



20Jun2010
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International Dogshow Lommel - Belgium

1041 all breed dogs and 24 amstafs entered under Mr J. de Cuyper from Belgium.

Ch. Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place championclass, Best male - CAC and finally Best of Breed!!!
Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 2e place championclass.

"Stitch" did compete this year at 3 shows in Belgium, he won 1 times Best Opposite Sex and 1 time Best of Breed, he has now 3 points to his Belgium Championship, need to wait till November before he can finish!!!


13Jun2010

International Dogshow Hulten, the Netherlands.

33 amstafs entered under judge Mr. Wellens from the Netherlands.
Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 1e place championclass and Reserve CAC/CACIB.

Carmichael's Victoria Secret won 3e place youthclass.


05Jun2010
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International Dogshow Arnhem - the Netherlands.

2113 all breed dogs and 41 amstafs entered under Mr. T. van de Horst from the Netherlands.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place intermediarclass, CAC/CACIB, Best Male and Best of Breed!!

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

"Stitch" won his CAC number 6 in Holland, need only 4, but again he is too young to finish the Dutch Title! He won also his eighth CACIB in 4 different countries, but also for this title he is too young!

This was show number 6 in Holland for this year and we are proud to announce that we won 5 times Best of Breed and 2 times Best Opposite Sex!!!


24May2010
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International Dogshow Saarbrucken - Germany.

2217 all breed dogs and 15 amstafs entered under Mr W. Detels from Germany.

Great Am-staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place championclass and reserve CAC/CACIB.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place intermediarclass, CAC/CACIB, Best Male and Best of Breed!

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm so Ruffian won 2e place championclass.

This was BOB number 9 for "Stitch", he has now 8 points for the German title, need only 4, but he is too young to finish the title.


23May2010
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National Show Wieze - Belgium

983 all breeds entered and 18 amstafs under Mrs. Weijenborg-Weggemans from the Netherlands.
Ch. Dk Staff's I'm So Ruffian won 1e place championclass, best male and CAC and finally Best of Breed.

Later in the ring of honour, "Dio" won an Group 1 under honourable judge Mrs. Weijenborg-Weggemans. We want to thank Dennis for handling "Dio" to Best of Breed!


15May2010

International Europasieger Show Dortmund - Germany.

5389 all breed dogs entered. 42 amstafs entered under judge Mrs. Berghundtal from Schwitzerland
Great Am-staff's Good as Diamond 2e place championclass and Reserve CAC.

Carmichael's Chippendale 1e place intermediarclass and CAC.

Ch. Dk Staff's I'm So Ruffian 3e place open class.



09May2010

International Show Hillerod - Denmark

19 amstafs entered under Mrs. Zake from Latvia


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

Carmichael's Chippendale won 2nd place open class, CAC and Reserve CACIB.



02May2010
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Terriershow Helsingor Denmark

20 amstafs entered under Mr. Stafberg from Sweden.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place open class, CAC and Reserve best male.

Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 2e place championclass and Reserve best female.

"Vega" finished the Danish Terrier Club Championship at this show to earn her 4th Club champion certificate.

"Stitch" finished the Danish title in 4 shows at an age of 22 months!!!!


01May2010
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[*] Ch. Wht Rck Hartagold Black Label

Some sad news this time, Ch. Wht Rck Hartagold Black Label " Junior " passed away on Tuesday, April 27th. He did came 3 years ago from White Rock kennel to be an member in our kennel, he was the buddy of my dad and did enjoy his last 3 years there as the best pet you can imagine.

" Junior " we will miss you!!!



27Apr2010

International Terriershow Luxembourg.

329 terriers entered, 42 amstafs entered under judge Mr. A.Krasilnikoff from Denmark.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place intermediarclass and CACL.

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

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1e place championclass, CACL, Best Bitch and finally Best of Breed!

This was Vega's BOB number 19!

Till now there we did compete at 13 shows this year in 4 different countries and we won 9 x BOB and 3 x BOS with 3 different dogs!

We are proud!

And off course we want wish to congratulate Rene & Anette Thirup with this result!


25Apr2010

International Dogshow Goes - the Netherlands

1905 all breeds entered 46 amstafs entered under judge Mr. G van den Bosch from Belgium.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place intermediarclass, Best Male CAC / CACIB and finally Best of Breed!

Carmichael's Victoria's Secret won 3e place youthclass.

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

Later that day in the ring of honour, " Stitch" won 1e place in the very prestigious terriergroup under honourable judge Mr. T van de Horst from the Netherlands!!!

Till now there were 5 shows organised in the Netherlands, we won 4 shows in an row Best of Breed and at the last 3 shows we got placed in the group! We are proud!!!

Thx to Dimitroes for the making of the movie (click here)

And off course we want wish to congratulate Frank & Joep with this great result!



18Apr2010
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International Dogshow Leeuwarden - the Netherlands.

2274 all breeds entered, 48 amstafs entered, under Mr. Kevin Brown from Denmark.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 4e place intermediarclass.

Carmichael's Victoria's Secret won 3e place youthclass.

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

Later that day, " Vega " took an group 3 under groupjudge Mrs Bons - de Wever from the Netherlands.

With this groupplacements is she also invited for the prestigious "Top Dog of the Year Show" in Holland.

In 4 Dutch Shows so far, we qualified now 2 dogs "Carmichael's Chippendale" and "Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond".

" Vega" did compete in 2010 at 3 shows in Holland, she won 2 x BOB and 1 x BOS.

In total was this "Vega" BOB number 18 and she won also 17 x BOS in 6 different countries.

She is now Danish - Dutch - Belgium - Luxemburg - German and Internationaal Champion, this all at an age of just 3.

She won also:

BOB World Speciality 2008 Sweden
BOB Winner Amsterdam 2008
BOB National Dutch Speciality 2009
BOS Europasieger & Bundessieger Germany 2009
BOS Brussel Belgium 2009



05Apr2010
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Dk Staff's I'm So Ruffian

Tonny and Tina Bergstrom from Denmark did give us the opportunity to get Danish Champion "Dk Staff's I'm So Ruffian".

We are more than grateful to have "Dio" as part of our kennel and want to thank Tonny and Tina for this great gift!!!

"Dio" will be shown the coming years in some countries in Europe as also in the United States.

Mange Tak!!!



05Apr2010
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International Dogshow Leiden - the Netherlands.

49 amstafs entered under judge Mrs M. Jansen - Kalshoven from the Netherlands.

Carmichael's Texas Honeymoon won 3e place puppyclass, handled by Ingrid Göppel

Ch. Dk-Staff's Go Rio Go won 2e place championclass.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place intermediarclass, Best Male CAC/CACIB and Best of Breed!!!

Later in the ring of honour "Stitch" took an Group 3 under judge Mr. Scholten from the Netherlands!

With this groupplacement, " Stitch " is invited for the Top Dog of the Year Show 2010!!!

" Stitch " has now all his points in Holland for the Dutch title, but he is too young too finish!!!

He is also pointed in Germany ( 5 points ), Belgium ( 2 points ), Denmark ( 2 points) and he has also all his points for the International Championship, but again he is too young too finish!!!



20Mar2010
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Alamo City Cluster Dogshow San Antonio, Texas - USA.

Carmichael's Chippendale won on Thursday under judge Mr. Robert Stein, Winners Dog and Best of Winners!

On Friday " Stitch " went to second place under judge Mrs. Keke Kahn....

On Saturday under judge Mr. F. Greathouse MD, won " Stitch " Winners Dog and Best of Winners for an 4 point major!

On Sunday won " Stitch " under judge Mrs. Loraine Boutwell, Winners Dog and Best of Winners for another 4 point major!

" Stitch " has now 14 points and 3 majors ( 1 x 5 point major and 2 x 4 point major ) to his American Championship!!!

He did compete at 8 shows so far, because there were 2 dogs pulled back on Sunday, he couldn't finish in this weekend anymore.

We want to thank Clint Livingston for his great job with ' Stitch '



14Mar2010

International Dogshow Groningen - the Netherlands.

38 amstafs entered under judge Mrs E. Weijenborg-Weggemans from the Netherlands.

Carmichael's Texas Honeymoon won 1e place puppyclass and best puppy in breed.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 2e place intermediarclass.

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

Till now " Vega " won 16 times BOB and 20 times BOS at official dogshows in 6 different countries!!!


06Mar2010
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International Dogshow Gent - Belgium.

38 amstafs entered under Mr. Meeremans from Belgium.

Carmichael's Texas Honeymoon won 1e place puppy class and best puppy!

Carmichael's Shut Up and Kiss Me won 1e place championclass, CAC/CACIB and Best of Breed!

Later that day in the ring of honour, "Villain" became 6e best terrier in the very competitive terriergroup!

With this victory "Villain" finished his International Championship in style!!!



28Feb2010

Dog of the Year Show 2009

This show is only for invited dogs, who got an group 1,2 or 3 placement at the Dutch shows in 2009.

There was an entry in total of 168 all breed dogs, only 3 amstafs were invited, " Vega " and " Stitch " was 2 of them!!!

The terriergroup was judged by Mr. Wellens from the Netherlands.

" Stitch " was selected by the last 6e terriers, there we only dogs 2 placed in every group.

Dandie Dinmont won the group and the schottisch terrier became 2nd.

We want to thank Esmae Minne for handling assistance at this prestigious show!



21Feb2010

International Dogshow Genk - Belgium.

50 amstafs entered under judge Mr P. Krol from Poland.

Carmichael's Texas Honeymoon 2e place puppyclass.

Carmichael's Victoria's Secret 1e place puppyclass.

Carmichael's Chippendale 2e place intermediarclass.



13Feb2010
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International Dogshow Eindhoven - the Netherlands.

58 amstafs entered under Mr. S. Helgesen from Norway.

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

Carmichael's Victoria's Secret won 1e place puppyclass and best puppy.

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place intermediarclass and Reserve CACIB.

Later that day, in the ring of honour, "Dazoe" won Best Pup in Show under judge Mr. Jungblut from Germany.



06Feb2010
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International Dogshow Frederica - Denmark.

38 amstafs (12 champions) entered under Mrs Kadike-Skadina from Latvia. 3043 all breed dogs entered.

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

Carmichael's Victoria's Secret 1e place puppyclass and Best Puppy.

Carmichael's Chippendale 1e place intermediarclass, Best Male CAC / CACIB and Best of Breed.



30Jan2010
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National Terriershow Sonderso - Denmark.

37 amstafs (11 champions) entered under Mrs Paloheimo from Finland. 323 terriers entered.

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

Carmichael's Victoria's Secret 1e place puppyclass and Best Puppy.

Carmichael's Chippendale 1e place intermediarclass, Best Male CAC and Best Opposite Sex.

We did have an successful weekend in Denmark, "Stitch" won 2 CAC and need only 1 more for finish the Danish title!

" Vega " finished the Danisch Club championship with earning her last Club CAC.

So far so good for 2010, we did compete at 4 shows in 3 different countries and won 3 times BOB and 2 times BOS!!!



31Jan2010
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Open all breed Dogshow Waalwijk - the Netherlands

28 amstafs entered under judge Mr. J. Sanchez-Fernandez from Spain.

Carmichael's Texas Honeymoon won 4e place puppyclass, handled by Ingrid Göppel

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

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place intermediarclass, Best Male and Best of Breed!

Later in the ring of honour "Stitch" took an 3e place in the terriergroup under judge Mr. C. Beattie from Ireland.



24Jan2010
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International Dogshow Hoogstraaten - Belgium.

33 amstafs entered under Mr. Korosz from Hungary.

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

Carmichael's Chippendale won 1e place intermediarclass, CAC / CACIB and Best Opposite Sex.

"Stitch" has now 2 points in Belgium, 3 points in Holland, 5 points in Germany and 5 points in the USA, this all with 18 months of age!

What a start at the first dog show for this year!!!



09Jan2010