Our show news

year 2016
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International Amsterdam Winner Show, the Netherlands

3511 all breed dogs and 29 amstafs entered under judge Mrs Sandahl from Sweden.

Carmichael's the Mighty Quinn won 1e place Youth class and the title Amsterdam Junior Winner.
Carmichael's Million Dollar Baby won 1e place puppy class and Best puppy in breed, handled by Mireille Garskamp

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1e place Youth class, Best Bitch and Best of Breed!

With this win she earned the Amsterdam Junior title as also the Amsterdam Winner title. She is the #1 amstaf from Holland 2016.

In the competitive terrier group under judge Mr. Benny Blid von Schedvin, she was shortlisted by the last 6 terriers.

In the BIS Junior competition under judge Mrs. Nadjia Nadjia Timmermans-Kadenko, ''Spot' became 2e BIS Junior..

Very proud to say that we won the last three years BOB at this prestigous show.

"Baby' is co-owned with Guido & Barbara Pouwels.

'Spot' is co-owned with Benny Cheek.

'Otis' is co-owned with Jan v Iperenburg.



10Dec2016
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International Holland Cup Show Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1891 all breed and 20 amstafs entered under Mr. Dimitry Mamontov.

Carmichael's Black Beryl won Best puppy in breed, handled by Sabrina Hoks.

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won Best of Breed from the youthclass.

In the competitive terriergroup under Mrs Gabriela Ridarčíková she became a group 3.

"Spot" won BOB number 14 at age of 17 months. She is co-owned with Benny Cheek.

"Dushi" is co-owned with Angela Quint-Ederveen



09Dec2016
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Carmichael's Justice For All SWEDISH JUNIOR WINNER 2016


05Dec2016

National Dutch Speciality by ASTCH.

79 entries under breeder judge Kaisa Metteri-Gold.

Carmichael's the Mighty Quinn won 2e place intermediar class, handled by Ben Regeer.
Carmichael's Chippendale won Best Veteran in Show.
Carmichael's Black Beryl won 1e place puppy class / BOS puppy in show, handled by Monique.
Carmichael's Million Dollar Baby won 3e place puppyclass, handled by Mireille Garskamp.
Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won Best Opposite Sex.

With this win "Spot" finished this year as #1 Amstaf from the NL, with three shows to go she can't become obsolete (she missed the first 4 months because her age ). Her brother "Otis" is currently ranked as #2.

Thanks to Mireille and Slam Dunk EU for assist me at this show.

Also thx a lot to the co-owners for giving our dogs a great home.

Congratulations to Gwen de Keyzer for winning Reserve Best Male and finishing her male Rocky, sired by Ch. Carmichael's For Your Eyes Only.



28Nov2016

The day started good with news from Tiina Jokela that "Carmichael's Dorien Rose" finished today her Estonian Champion title!

She is now : Dutch - Belgium - German - French - Finnish - Estonian and International Champion!

Thank you Tiina Jokela!



26Nov2016
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International Dogshow Kortrijk - Belgium.

3264 all breed dogs and 43 amstafs entered under breederjudge Mrs Tammy Price from USA.

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won Best of Breed!

In the competetive terriergroup under Mr. Norman Deschuymere from Belgium she won 3rd in Group.

BOB number 13 at an age of 16 months for "Spot" and another win under a breederjudge whats always special!



20Nov2016
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International Dogshow Jyväskylä - Finland.

31 entries judged by Chantal Kok-Van Der Horst, Netherlands.

Carmichael's Dorien Rose won CAC, CACIB and BOB.


12Nov2016
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International Dogshow Bleiswijk II - the Netherlands.

1555 all breed dogs and 15 amstafs entered under judge Mrs. M. Jansen-Kalkeshoven.

Carmichael's The Mighty Quinn won 2e place Open class.
Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1e place Intermediar class, CAC/CACIB and Best of Breed!

"Spot” won her 12th BOB at age of 16 months old.



06Nov2016
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International Dogshow Bleiswijk I - the Netherlands.

1417 all breed dogs and 17 amstafs entered under judge Mr. Kevin Brown from Denmark.

Carmichael's The Mighty Quinn won 1e place Open class and Reserve CAC/CACIB.
Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1e place Intermediar class, CAC/CACIB and Best of Breed!

"Spot” won her 11th BOB, and is still #1 Amstaf in the Netherlands.



05Nov2016
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International Dogshow Leuven, Belgium.

1772 all breed dogs and 10 amstafs entered under judge Mr. Vanaken from Belgium.

Carmichael's The Mighty Quinn won 1e place Intermediar class and Reserve CAC/CACIB.
Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1e place Intermediar class, CAC/CACIB and Best of Breed!

"Spot” won her 10th BOB at age of 16 months old.



29Oct2016
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USA tirp 2016

As every year we visit the USA National Speciality, this year we took ‘Spot’ with us to compete at the most prestigious show in our breed. Before the Regional and National Speciality, ‘Spot’ was entered at the all breed shows in Humble, Texas. At her very first show in USA, she won Best of Breed from the bred by exibitor class over 21 amstafs (6 specials) under judge Mr. Norman Patton. Later in ring of honour, she won also the Terriergroup under Mr Patton.

* Regional Sweepstakes with an entry of 42 amstaf, was judged by Mr. Richard Gray from Rounders kennel, ‘Spot’ became Best Opposite Sex!

* The Regional Speciality before the National Speciality, there was an entry of 117 amstafs, ‘Spot’ won Winners Bitch and received also an AWARD OF MERIT under judge Mrs. Gloria Geringer.

* National Sweepstakes with an entry of 43 amstafs, was judged by Mrs Betty Reed from Stonecutter kennel, ‘Spot’ became Best in Sweepstakes!

* At the Nationals she became 3rd in the competitive bred by class under judge Mrs Koltes.

We are very proud on these results, especially the wins under long time breeders give us a great feeling!



08Oct2016
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National d'Elevage - French National Speciality 2016

165 entries - Males judged by Mr. Manucci from Italy, females judged by breeder judge Mr. Cederlöf from Sweden.

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1e place intermediar class, CACS, Best Bitch and Best in Show!!!

Barely 15 months old is this her second BISS win at a National Speciality Show. Every win is nice ofcourse, but to win under a breeder judge says a lot to me!

Thx to Mike Bakker for making this trip with me, traffic gems was much shorter with you buddy.



03Oct2016
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Benelux Winnershow Maastricht - the Netherlands

1862 all breed dogs and 24 amstafs entered under judge Mr. Branislav from Slovenia.

Carmichael's The Mighty Quinn won 1e place youthclass, Benelux Junior title and Best Opposite Sex (over 3 champions)

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1e place youthclass, Benelux Junior title and Best of Breed (over 6 champions)

"Spot" was shortlisted in competitive terriergroup under judge Mr. Zsolt from Romania. She is currently the # 1 amstaf from the Netherlands.



25Sep2016
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Benelux Winnershow Maastricht - the Netherlands

1491 all breed dogs and 16 amstafs under judge Mrs Erhart from the Netherlands.

Carmichael's The Mighty Quinn won 1e place youth class and J-CAC, handled by Sabrina Hoks.
Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1e youth class, J-CAC and Best Opposite Sex over 2 specials.

With this win ’Spot’ is currently the # 1 Amstaf from the Netherlands (she did miss the first 4 months because her young age)



24Sep2016

International Dogshow Poorvoo - Finland.

Carmichael's Dorien Rose finished the Finnish title under judge Brigita Kremser. Handled by Sabrina Hoks.

She is now Dutch - Belgium - German - French - Finnish and International Champion Amsterdam Winster 2014.



10Sep2016
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International Dogshow Rotterdam II, the Netherlands.

Breedjudge: Mr. Doedijns. Groupjudge: Mrs Bode-vd Meeberg.

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won Best of Breed and 3rd Best in Terrier Group.

"Spot" has 4,5 points toward her Dutch championship, this at an age of 14 months. She is now also qualifed for the Top Dog of the Year Show. She is co-owned with Benny Cheek-USA.



04Sep2016
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International Dogshow Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Judge: H. Lehkonen from Finland.

Carmichael's the Mighty Quinn won 1e place Youth class, J-CAC and Reserve CAC.

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1e place Youthclass, J-CAC & CAC and Best Opposite Sex.

"Otis" finished the Dutch Youthtitle in 3 shows, handled by Sabrina Hoks. He is now Dutch - German - Belgium Junior Champion. Co-owned with Jan v Iperenburg.

"Spot" is undeafeted in Youthclass and won her 5e J-CAC in Holland. She is Dutch - Belgium - German - European Junior Champion. Co-owned with Benny Cheek.

Both are 14 months old.



03Sep2016
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National Dogshow Backamo

Judge: Alfonso Castells Lladosa, Spain

Carmichael's Justice For All won CAC and BOS.


28Aug2016
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Europeen Dogshow Bruxelles - Belgium

213 entered amstafs, males judged by Mr. Vanaken en females by Mr. Matakovic

Carmichael's the Mighty Quinn won 3e place out 27 youthmales.

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won Europeen Junior Winner and BOB Youth.
Ch. Great Am-staff's Good as Diamond won Europeen Veteran Winner.

"Spot" was placed as 3e in the competetive Youth terriergroup under judge Mrs van Bremptis. Spot co-owned with Benny Cheek.

"Otis" is co-owned with Jan v Iperenburg,
"Vega" is bred and co-owned by Rene Thirup.
Thx to groomer, helper, assistant, secretary and friend Sabrina Hoks.



28Aug2016
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International Dog Show in Dogshow Mechelen, Belgium.

1496 all breed dogs and 23 amstafs entered under Mr. de Cuyper from Belgium.

Carmichael's the Mighty Quinn won 1e youthclass, J-CAC and Best Opposite Sex, handled by Sabrina Hoks.

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1e place youthclass, J-CAC and Best of Breed.

"Spot" was also selected by last 6 terriers in competetive group III under judge Mr. Krcal from Austria.
"Otis" finished today the Belgium youth title in style. He is co-owned with Jan v Iperenburg.
"Spot" is co-owned with Benny Cheek. It was her fifth BOB at an age of 13 months.



14Aug2016
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KFT terrriershow in Germany

Judge Mr Karel Horák from Czech Republic.

Carmichael's the Mighty Quinn won best of breed, handled by his co-owner Jan van Iperenburg.


13Aug2016
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National Dogshow in Bremen, Germany

Carmichael's the Mighty Quinn won today Best Junior in breed and Best Opposite Sex
Judge : Mrs Zilli from Italy
Handler : Sabrina Hoks

"Otis" is co-owned with Jan v Iperenburg.



31Jul2016
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International Dog Show in Liege, Belgium.

2275 all breed dogs and 21 amstafs entered under judge Mrs. M. Korosec from Slovenia.

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won Best of Breed at age of 12 months.

This is "Spot" fourth BOB win in three different countries. She is co-owned with Benny Cheek.



23Jul2016

Another passed MAG test at Carmichaels!

Carmichael's Cute with an Attitude passed today succesfull the MAG / TT test. Till today every Carmichael's dog what was tested for MAG / TT passed, so 100 % score !!!



10Jul2016
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International Meierij Dogshow

1554 all breed dogs and 21 amstafs entered under judge Mrs Gregoire from Belgium.

Mr Carmichael de la Sacotte won best baby in breed, handled by Sabrina Hoks.
Carmichael's the Mighty Quinn won 1e youthclass and his second J-CAC.

Carmichael's Eat Your Heart Out won 1e place Intermediarclass snd Reserve CAC/CACIB, handled by Sabrina Hoks.

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won Best of Breed!

Later "Spot" won 2e Best Junior in Show under judge Mr Doedijns.



19Jun2016
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International Dogshow Outdoor Uden.

1600 all breed dogs and 15 amstafs entered under judge Mr van Iperenburg.

Mr Carmichael de la Sacotte won best baby in breed.
Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won best youthdog in breed and Best Junior in Show under judge Mr Leenen from Belgium.

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won Best of Breed, Best Veteran in show under judge Mr. van de Bosch from Belgium and 2e in terriergroup under judge Mr Schepers.

"Vega" was handled in breed by Sabrina Hoks



18Jun2016
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National Belgium Speciality

31 entries ( 3 champions ) under bull breed specialist Vladimir Vukosavljevic.

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won Best of Breed at age of 11 months.

This was "Spot" second BOB at this young age. She is co-owned with Benny Cheek.



12Jun2016
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Nordic Terrier Show – Sweden

Judge: Manuel Torres from Spain.
Carmichael's Justice For All won 1e place youthclass, CAC, Best Bitch and Best Opposite Sex.

This was the best start we could ever wished for with Jessie's show career! 2 dog shows, 2 BOS and 2 CAC!!!!



12Jun2016
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International Dogshow Vänersborg-Sweden.

judge: Michael Leonard from Ireland.
Carmichael's Justice For All won 1e place youthclass, CAC, Best Bitch and Best Opposite Sex at her very first time out in youthclass.

"Jessie" is owned by Johan Johnsson / Sophia Meyer / Olaf Verhorevoort.
Handled by Sophia.
Bred by Olaf Verhorevoort



11Jun2016

Temperament test

Carmichael's Cute with an Attitude passed succesfull the MAG / TT test.

All Carmichael's dogs who were tested till now for temperament passed succesully, 100 % score !



06May2016

International Dogshow Dortmund, Germany.

3661 all breed dogs and 20 amstaffs entered under judge Mrs. C. Bergundthal from Switzerland. We entered only 2 dogs at this show and got the following results:

Carmichael's the Mighty Quinn won 1st place Youth class and J-CAC.
Carmichael's Cute With an Attitude won 1st place Intermediar class, CAC and Reserve CACIB.



06May2016
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International Europesieger Dogshow Dortmund, Germany.

5110 all breed dogs and 45 amstaffs entered under breeder judge Mr. P. Cederlof from Sweden.

Carmichael's the Mighty Quinn won 2nd place Youth class.
Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1st place Youth class, J-CAC, Best Bitch and Best of Breed!
Ch. Carmichael's Dorien Rose won 1st place Champion class and CAC.

"Spot" won at an age of 10 months her first BOB, very nice under a breeder judge!



05May2016
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Amstaff Major - Spain

We went to Spain to compete at the Amstaff Major Show. One of the biggest shows/speciality's in the world from our beloved breed, 225 entered amstaffs this year out 10 different countries. Because we did fly with our dogs, we entered only 2, the two youngsters out the "Dillie" x "Smack" litter. "Otis" and "Spot" were only 10 months at this age. They both were selected by the last 12 dogs in a class from 30 dogs.



30Apr2016
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International Dogshow Antwerpen, Belgium.

1688 all breed dogs and 28 amstaffs entered under judge Mr. R. Kanas from Slovakia.

Carmichael's the Mighty Quinn won 1st place Youth class, J-CAC and Best Opposite Sex.

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 2nd place Youth class.

"Otis" won at his second show again Best Opposite Sex!

Congratulations as well to his co-owner Jan van Iperenburg!



17Apr2016
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Internatinal Dogshow Utrecht, The Netherlands.

1902 all breed dogs and 20 amstaffs entered under bull breed specialist judge Mrs. B. von Kralik from Germany.

Carmichael's the Mighty Quinn won 1st place Youth class, Best Male and Best Opposite Sex!

Ch. Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1st place Youth class. J-CAC and Reserve Best Bitch / CAC.
Carmichael's Cure with an Attitude won 1st place Intermediar class, Best Bitch, CAC/CACIB and Best of Breed!

"Grace" won has now 4,5 points toward the Dutch title. (need only 4) but she is too young to finish because need to be 27 months old, she was handled by Sabrina Hoks.



10Apr2016

National Dogshow Genk, Belgium.

1465 all breed dogs and 15 amstaffs entered under judge Mrs. I. Hectors from Belgium.

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1st place Youth class and J-CAC.

We entered only one dog for this show, it was the first time for "Spot" in the youth class and she won het first J-CAC at 9 months of age.



03Apr2016

International Dogshow Genk, Belgium.

1989 all breed dogs and 40 amstafs enteren under judge Mr. Rade Kade Dakic from Serbia.

Carmichael's Let me Entertain You won 1st place Champion class and Reserrve CAC/CACIB.

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1st place Puppy class and best puppy in breed.

"Spot" won later in the ring of honour 3rd Best Puppy in show under judge Mrs. van Brempt, handled by Sabrina Hoks.

This was "Spot" last time in puppy class, she was shown 7 times in puppy class, won 7 times best puppy in breed, 4 times best puppy in show, one time 3rd best puppy in show, one time not placed and one time showed in the ring of honour. Not a bad start for our youngster.



13Mar2016

Carmichael’s Eat Your Heart Out and Carmichael’s Haute Coutoure passed successfully the Temperament / MAG test, till today we have an 100 % score, non of our dogs failed ever at this test!!



28Feb2016
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International Dogshow Gent, Belgium.

1966 all breed dogs and 26 amstafs entered under judge Mr. G. van den Bosch from Belgium.
Carmichael's Let me Entertain You won 1st place Champion class, CAC/CACIB, Best Male & Best of Breed!

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1st place Puppy class and Best Puppy in breed!

"Spot" won later in the ring of honour another Best Puppy in Show under judge Mrs. Finney from ireland, this was her 4th BIS in a row!!!



21Feb2016
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Open Dogshow Waalwijk, The Netherlands.

2052 all breed dogs and 20 amstafs entered under judge Mrs. L. Cox from Ireland.

Carmichael’s No Mercy won 1st place Intermidiar class, Best Male & Best of Breed.
Ch. Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1st place Puppy class and Best Puppy in breed!

Tatonka Estelle of Carmichaels won 1st place Open class.

"Spot" won later in the ring of honour Best Puppy in Show under judge Mrs. L. Cox from Ireland, this was her third BIS Puppy in a row.

"Mikey " was placed 4th in the terrier group under judge Mrs. L. Cox.

All 2 dogs were handled by Sabrina Hoks.



13Feb2016
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Internatinal Dogshow Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

2052 all breed dogs and 20 amstafs entered under judge Mr. J. Schepers from the Netherlands.
Carmichael's Diamond Jim won 1st place Intermediar class, CAC/CACIB and Best Male!

Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants on Fire won 1st place Puppy class and Best Puppy in breed!

Ch. Great Am-Staff's Good as Diamond won 1str place Veteran class, CAC and Best of Breed!

"Spot" won later in the ring of honour Best Puppy in Show under judge Mrs. Lochs-Romans.

"Vega " was placed 9th in the competitive terrier group under judge Mrs. Kappacher from Austria.



23Jan2016

Top Dog of the Year Show 2016, the Netherlands.

Again we was invited for this prestigious show, 310 all breed dogs were qualified for this show, and only 4 amstafs, we were this time with 3 dogs qualified: Ch. Great Am-Staff’s Good as Diamond - Ch. Carmichael’s For Your Eyes Only - Ch. Carmichael’s Sex Appeal.

"Vega" was shortlisted by the last 6 veterans under judge Mrs. P. Runderkamp.

"Smack" was shortlisted by the last 6 in the terrier group under judge Mrs. R. Lochs-Romans.

Proud to say is that "Smack" was qualified 4 years in a row for this prestigious event, in 2012 she was shortlisted, in 2013 could she not attempt because her first litter, 2014 she went Runner Up and again shortlisted in 2016, not a bad achievement.



10Jan2016