English River Website
Pointers and Vizslas ... and a couple of Doxies
(and a Whippet and couple of German Shorthairs)

-- Past and Present ... Some Ours and Some Not --
... currently ...

Pictured at 4 years

Snowcreek's Winter Moon, PCDX, PCD, RN
("Jessie")


photos, videos, brags, etc.


Jessie is a high-drive GSP and will very soon make her Preferred Utility debut.



Pictured at 2 years

Marjetta Moonshine, PCDX, BN, RN
("Ginny")


photos, videos, brags, etc.


Ginny arrived at 5 months and has been a kick to train in rally and obedience. In 2013 she was Front & Finish's #10 ALL BREED Rally Novice dog out of over 3,600 earning RN titles that year !!! ... She has earned her PCDX and is currently being shown in Wild-card Utility when I can find the class ... once she figures out Signals she will make her Preferred Utility debut.


Russet Leather Cheyenne Summer
("Summer")


(Vizsla)


Summer arrived at age 4 and we just LOVE HER !!! ... typical crazy vizsla !!!


... Since 1987 ...

"The Pointer Sisters"

6 American BIS Brace
19 Am/Can Group I Brace
March-December, 1993

PIX - "The Pointer Sisters"

PIX - Brace in action

PIX - BIS Brace, Richland, September 1993

PIX - BIS lineup, Portland Kennel Club Bench Show, December 1993

Pictured at 2 years

Am/Can/Int'l Ch.
Marjetta English Kate, Am.CD
("Katie")

(Ch Marjetta Texas Gold of Ravica x
Ch Marjetta Maggie Mae)

Katie PIX, Pedigree,
Brags, Photo Album, etc.


American, Canadian, and International Champion ... American and Canadian Group Winner ... Multiple American and Canadian Group Placer ... American CD ... International Best-In-Show ... Multiple International Show Group Winner ... 6 Best-In-Show Brace with Sister Penny ... 19 Group First Brace ... BOS 1992 Canadian National ... AOM from the Veterans Class at the 1998 Canadian National ... more



Pictured at 4 years, Group IV,
Greater Clark County, July 1993

Am/Can/Int'l Ch.
Marjetta Picadilly Princess
("Penny")

(Ch Marjetta Texas Gold of Ravica x
Ch Marjetta Maggie Mae)

Penny PIX, Pedigree,
Brags, Photo Album etc.


American, Canadian, and International Champion ... Multiple American and Canadian Group Placer ... Multiple International Show Group Winner and Placer ... BOB Supported Entry Northern California Pointers ... 6 Best-In-Show Brace with sister Katie ... 19 Group First Brace ... more



Pictured here at 2 years,
HIT American Pointer Club National, 1989

Marjetta Merry Meg of Lor,
Am/Can CD
("Molly")

(BIS Ch Marjetta Lord Carlton x
Ch Pipeaway Pineapple Poll)

Molly PIX, Pedigree,
Brags, Photo Album, etc.


American and Canadian CD ... American and Canadian High-In-Trial ... Gaines Classic Qualifier and Regional Participant ... Dog World Award ... My first pointer ... more


Pictured at 2 years

Am. Ch.
Ash Hollow Queen of Spades,
Am. CD
("Jamie")

(Ch Blue Sky's Dealers Choice x
Ash Hollow Sassy)

Jamie PIX, Pedigree,
Brags, Photo Album, etc.


American Champion and American CD ... American Group Placer ... APC #1 Obedience Pointer 1995 ... Gaines Classic Qualifier and Western Regional Participant ... International Veteran Champion ... more


Championships and
Obedience Titles
Select Brags and
Swelled-Headedness
Pedigrees, Littermates, etc.
-- Pointers only, collection of pedigrees, "historical" pedigrees, and interesting "stuff"
"500 Years of Pointer History and Trivia ... and Other Interesting Facts"
-- from 1500's to 2000, miscellaneous Pointer, AKC, Westminster, and other related and interesting facts; includes famous pointers, links to pedigrees, quotes, and just trivia; this page is continually being added to -- suggestions are welcome
  • "From Jake to Drake -- 41 Generations of Fathers and Sons"
    Jake (w: 1995) to Garth's Drake (w: 1868) and Beyond

  • Pictured at 3 years

    American Ch.
    Redfern's Northern Mist,
    CDX, RAE5
    ("Lissa")

    (Ch Phoenix All Fired Up x
    Ch Saxon Rosebay Willow Redfern)

    Lissa PIX, Pedigree,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    First pointer to earn a Rally Advanced title, February 2005, and first pointer to earn a Rally Excellent title, March 2005 (and one of the first three dogs in the Pacific NW to earn that title) ... and first pointer to earn a Rally Advanced Excellent (RAE) title in April 2006 ... September 2008 she earned the RAE5 title, which only a handful of dogs in the United States have earned ... American Champion and American CDX ... one of the top APC obedience pointers ... more


    Keeley
    16 months

    Snowhawk Redfern's Katmai,
    CD, RAE2
    ("Keeley")

    (Ch. Sunset's Rising North Star x
    Ch. Redfern's Saffron on Silk)

    Keeley PIX,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    Keeley arrived at 12 weeks as the new kid on the block ... she immediately became fast friends with Corey, the vizsla brat ... Keeley made her 6 month and 0 day debut at the Brush Prairie Circuit in July 2004 ... her first and only point came at the Eugene Cluster at 7 months old ... she has since retired from the show circuit and is doing Rally, earning her Rally Novice (RN) title with three first places and scores of 98, 100, and 100 ... In September 2007 she earned her Rally Advanced title, and in the Spring of 2008 she earned her RE title, doing so with three first places !!! ... In October 2008 she earned her RAE, and in September 2009 she earned her CD with 3 placements (193 and 3rd, 195 and first, and 193 and 4th). Keeley "retired" from Rally in December 2009, earning her RAE-2 in grand style winning both the Advanced and the Excellent class !!!!! more



    17 months

    GDR's Wahkeena Spirit, RN
    ("Alex")

    Alex PIX,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    Loves Utility but hates Novice ... interesting girl to train ... more



    5 years, at Mount St. Helens

    Russet Leather War Dance
    ("Riley")

    (Russet Leather Warrior Suns, x
    Ch Jaybren Russet Leather Okepa)

    Riley PIX,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    Riley is major pointed and has taken BOB over special, but this dog show stuff is not his thing ... he's Gene's dog, goes everywhere with him, spends days doing field work with Gene, has his own backpack even ... more


    Pictured at 5 years,
    Canadian All-Sporting Breed HIT

    Am. Ch.
    Russet Leather FireDance,
    Am/Can CD, American RA
    ("Josie")

    (Ch. Russet Leather Rawhide, JH, x
    Ch Rotkopf's Oh Suzannah)

    Josie PIX,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    American Champion ... American and Canadian CD ... Canadian High-In-Trial ... Winner of the first rally event (pre-title) ever held in the Pacific Northwest in Portland, Oregon with and entry of 31 ... years later in 2005 at age 11 Josie earned her Rally Novice title in 3 straight shows including earning one perfect score of 100 and taking a Rally HIT with an entry of 75, and at age 11 years and 10 months she completed her Rally Advanced title in 3 straight shows ... more

    Strider's Sioux Russet Leather, RA
    ("Holly")


    (Vizsla)

    (to come)


    Pictured at 4 years, Group I,
    Olympia Dog Fanciers, May 1995

    Am/Can/Int'l Ch.
    Marjetta Bad Moon On The Rise, JH
    ("Moon")

    (Ch Marjetta Dick Tracey x
    Ch Marjetta Over The Moon, JH)

    Moon PIX, Pedigree,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    American, Canadian, and International Champion ... American Group Winner and multi Group Placer ... International multi Group Winner and Placer ... illness took him from us at age five ... more

     

    2 years

    Am/Int'l Ch.
    Bee Serious Black Diamond
    ("Abbey")

    (Ch. Tahari's Oh So Serious x
    Ch. Aurahill Treasure Equinoxx)

    Abbey PIX, Pedigree,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    New Champion, November 2004 !!! ...more



    2 years

    Am/Int'l Ch.
    Bee Serious White Gold
    ("Genna")

    (Am/Can Ch. Bee Serious Lord Jim x
    Ch. Bee Serious Tesa)

    Genna PIX, Pedigree,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    American Champion !!! ... now living the life of leisure ... more



    at 16 months

    Ch. Bee Serious Tradition, RN
    ("Trader")

    (Am/Can Ch. Bee Serious Eleventh Hour x
    Ch. Bee Serious Tesa)

    Trader PIX, Pedigree,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    Both Majors as a youngster with first at 7 months in his first show, he went on to finish his CH. with 4 majors, his 4th being BOB over specials ... he now goes to work with me nearly every day !!!!! ... Trader earned his RN in 2009 !!!!!!!! more

    6 months

    Am. Ch.
    Russet Leather Fire Song
    ("Corey")

    (Ch. Russet Leather Vasara Sands x
    Am/Int'l Ch. Lyons Russet Leather Keresen)

    Corey PIX,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    First major at 8 months ... Finished in August 2004 with four majors ... all from Bred-By !!!!!!!! ... she has no talent for obedience but we keep hoping and now-and-then training ... more



    Pictured at 2 years

    Ch. Elgin Russet Leather
    Dusk Til Dawn
    ("Siren")

    Siren PIX,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    Mom was an Hungarian import and Dad was a top Vizsla ... Siren was one of my "foster girls" and is now back at her owners ... more


    American Championship

    Am/Can Ch.
    Coralwood Three Rivers,
    American CD
    ("Maddie")

    (Ch Pipeaway Billy Bingo x
    Ch Sydmar The Heartless Wench)

    Maddie PIX, Pedigree,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    American and Canadian Champion ... American CD ... International Show Puppy Champion and Group Winner ... more


    Pictured at 13 months

    Am/Int'l Ch.
    Sunset's Northern Heavens
    ("Libby")

    (Ch Marjetta Neon Moon at Sunset x
    Ch Marjetta Harvest Moon, JH)

    Libby PIX, Pedigree,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    American and International Champion ... International Group Winner ... totally free-stacked on her way to her championships ... more



    Pictured at 3 years

    Am/Int'l Ch.
    Lyons Russet Leather Keresan
    ("Kere")

    (Ch Russet Leather Caveat Kiowa, JH x
    Ch Lyons Sunridge Holiday)

    Kere PIX,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    American and International Multi Champion ... BOW at the 1999 Canadian National Specialty ... International Show Group Winner ... more



    BOB from Veterans Class, Brush Prairie Circuit, July 2000

    Am/Can/Int'l Ch.
    Russet Leather Caveat Uprise
    ("Trace")

    (Ch. Russet Leather Son of Sutiao, ROM x
    Ch Russet Leather Indian Giver, ROM (?))

    Trace PIX,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    American and Canadian Champion ... International Multi Champion and Best-In-Show Veteran ... WD at the 1999 Canadian National ... Multiple BOB from the AKC Veterans Classes, last one being at age 10 years ... more


    Pictured at 18 months

    Am/Can/Int'l Ch.
    Sunset's Northern Sky
    ("Jake")

    (Ch Marjetta Pathfinder Bobby x
    Ch Marjetta Harvest Moon, JH)

    Jake PIX, Pedigree,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    American, Canadian, and International Champion ... BOW at the 1998 Canadian National ... International Group Winner and Multiple Placer ... can trace his father to father to father back to Drake ... more


    "From Jake to Drake -- 41 Generations of Fathers and Sons"
    Jake(w: 1995) to Garth's Drake (w: 1868) and Beyond


    Pictured at 17 months,
    BIS Puppy (IABCA), May 1999

    Am/Int'l Ch.
    Sunset English Oak
    ("Ben")

    (Ch Hurwyn Marjetta Majestic x
    Ch Sunset Over The Stars, JH)

    Ben PIX, Pedigree,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    American and International Champion ... International Best-In-Show Puppy ... International Multi Group Winner and Placer ... more


    at one year

    Ch. Blueskies The Limit, SC
    ("Abbey")
    (a.k.a. "English Needlenose Pointer")

    (Ch. Claymar's Star Attraction x
    Whirlwind Patric Bred N Butr)

    Abbey PIX

    I raised Abbey Whippet for a year ... she has since been placed in a home of her own and acquired her American Championship in 2000 and on to Senior Courser title (last I heard) and is living comfortably as a couch potato ... while with me she was an IABCA International Puppy Champion and Group winner in 1997 ...


    Pictured at 2 years

    English River Witches Moon
    ("Callie")

    (Am/Can/Int'l Ch. Marjetta Bad Moon on the Rise, JH x
    Am/Can/Int'l Ch. Marjetta Picadilly Princess)

    Callie PIX, Pedigree, etc.

    Callie as always called "The Witch" and most folks thought that was her name ... she was my 2nd litter and the only survivor of an aborted litter ... she was born hairless and way too early ... health problems plagued her all her life and we put her down at age 7 ...


    "The Witch"

    Pictured at 14 months

    Int'l Ch.
    Marjetta The King's Ransom
    Am/Can CD
    ("Zachary")

    (Ch. Marjetta Captured Image x
    Am/Can/Int'l Ch. Marjetta Picadilly Princess)

    Zack PIX, Pedigree,
    Brags, Photo Album, etc.


    My first Bred-By ... Zachary was a singleton puppy who ended up very spoiled ... American Champion ... American and Canadian CD in 6 straight shows ... International Champion and International Veterans Champion and Best-In-Show Winner ... was known to reduce at least two obedience judges to hysterical laughter ... more


    "Dufus"


    December, 1999

    Am/Int'l Ch.
    Ash Hollow-Coralwood One Brick Short
    (aka "Blondie")

    (Ch. Coralwood Say Hey Willie x
    Ch. Shoreview's Rebel of Cabinhill)

    Blondie PIX, etc.

    American Champion, January 2000, and International Champion, December 1999 ... 3 points towards a Canadian Championship ... owned by Kevin Chestnut, Blondie went back to Kevin and now has a home and parents of her very own ...

    American Championship

    Am/Int'l Ch.
    Russet Leather Shania
    ("Nia")

    (Cariad's Kis Andor Barat x
    Ch. Russet Leather Indian Giver)

    Nia PIX, etc.

    American Champion in June 1997... Multi International Champion and Multi International Group Placer ... Sister to Shonie ... Nia is now living in the midwest with parents of her very own ...


    Am/Int'l Ch.
    Russet Leather Shoshone
    ("Shonie")

    (Cariad's Kis Andor Barat x
    Ch Russet Leather Indian Giver)

    Shonie PIX, etc.

    Sister to Nia ... American Champion in March 1999 ... Multi International Champion and Multi International Group Placer ... Shonie is Riley and Bev's Josie's Grandmother !!!!!!! ...


    at 4 years, learning to stack

    Russet Leather Sundance Doll
    ("Bev's Josie")

    (Russet Leather Warrior Suns, x
    Ch Jaybrens Russet Leather Okepa)

    Josie PIX, etc.

    Bev's Josie is Riley's sister and arrived in November 2003 ... she will be going back home soon to have a litter ...

    The Doxies

    Pictured at 12 1/2

    Lyn's Greta
    Am. CD
    ("Greta")

    Greta PIX, etc.


    American CD, January 1990, at age 12 1/2


    Pictured at 5 years

    Sirron's Magic Marker
    Am. CD
    ("Marker")

    American CD
    4-legs on a Canadian CD (never registered)
    HIT Cascade Dachshund Specialty, Tacoma, 1991
    HIT Canadian All-Breed Trial, 1991



    Topinka's Family Pet
    ("Heidi")

    Owners:
    Walt and Dolores Topinka, Akron, Ohio

    Family pet for 10 years !!!!!!


    Pictured at 8 weeks

    Topinka's Little Trouble Maker
    ("Gerda")

    Owners:
    Walt and Dolores Topinka, Akron, Ohio

    Family pet for 16 years !!!!!!



    Genesis Blackforest Sara
    ("Sara")



     
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