2009 Award Winners

(Club Members whose dogs finished a
championship or obtained a title in 2009)


American Champion Alkarah’s Call The Wind Mariah
Owner:  Karin E. Wagner

Ruperon’s Amazing Grace CD, FFX-OG, CGC
Owner:  Debbie Cuiffo

American Champion Lyloak’s First Knight
Owners:  Jason Lyle & Joe Bihari

American Champion Look Ma No Hands of Edan
Owner:  Jason Lyle

American Champion Alkarah’s Puttin On The Ritz
Owner:  Karin E. Wagner

PAM Alkarah’s Coriander TC, UD, OAP, OJP, NJP, HT
Owner:  Karin E. Wagner

Congratulations to Deb Cuiffo and Ruperon's Amazing Grace CD, FFX-OG, CGC
DN19605909, 08/31/2007. Breeder: Ruth and Joseph Fisher. By: CH Rallyns Tropicana's Rico X Ruperon's Your My Charlotte.
Owner: Debbie Cuiffo.

Grace received her Novice Companion Dog (CD) award in August 2009 with her highest score of 197, two 1st places, highest scoring German Shepherd Dog in Novice B, highest scoring German Shepherd Dog in Trial, and a Front and Finish Gold Award For Excellence

Members dogs placing at the 2009 German Shepherd Dog Club of America National in Springfield, Ohio

6 – 9 Puppy Dog

3rd 300 ALKARAH'S PASO DOBLE, DN246329/03, 04/11/09. Breeder: Owner. By: Ch. Tazzman's Aregon X Ch. Alkarah's The Dancing Queen. Owner: Karin E. Wagner.


Open Dog 

4th 446 HILLKREST'S SMOOTH OPERAIDER, DN188282/08, 07/12/07. Breeder: L. Earle. By: Ch. MarHaven's and The Beat Goes On X Ch. Biharis Ciara. Owner: Margery Naas & Loretta Earle.


Veteran Dog ( 9 and over)


4th 761 CH. SIRIUS PARKS WORTH THE TRIP,TC,PT, DL785053/01, 03/07/99. Breeder: E. & L. Parkhurst. By: Ch. Hickory Hills Bull Durham X Ch. Sirius Parks Ivy League. Owner: Edward & Leoda Parkhurst & Joseph Bihari.





 During the first weekend of August at the Michigan Summer Classic Cluster in Marshall, MI, Look Ma No Hands of Edan (Widget) was shown under Mr. Lawrence Terricone Friday and Mrs. Glenda Henson Saturday.  She was awarded Winners Bitch, Best of Winners, and Best of Breed on Friday and Winners Bitch and Best of Breed Saturday.  These wins finished her Championship.  She is the 3rd Champion at Lyloak.

Widget's show career has included winning RMB under Lee Parkhurst, 3 majors at Specialty Shows under Randy Hamm, Pam Stoesser, and John Bemont, and was awarded Winners Bitch under Mr. Rick Orlowski and Ms. Bo Vujovich in July at the Ann Arbor Kennel Club shows.  

Widget (Sel. Ch. Welove Du Chien's Rollins ROM x I've Got it All of Edan ROM) is owned by Jason Lyle and was bred by her co-owner, Ann Schultz, who also did a great job handling her to these wins at the Michigan Summer Classic shows.

It was a good month and a half for Karin & Al Wagner - Alkarah. 

On May 17th, Alkarah’s Coriander TC UD OAP OJP NJP, earned his HT title at the Burlington County KC Herding Trial in NJ.  Karin owns “Cory’ with co-owner Madeline Anderson.  “Cory” is now eligible for the PAM award at this year’s GSDCA National.  ("Cory's" breeding is Am CH/Can Sel VA Jim v Fiemereck SchHIII Kk1a ROM OFA ex Alkarah's Back in the Saddle CGC OFA)

On June 18th,  CH Alkarah's Call The Wind Mariah finished her Championship.  Karin owns “Zoey” with co-owner Zalman Abramson.  “Zoey” went WB, BW, and BOS for her finishing major at the South Hills KC show in PA. ("Zoey's" breeding is Am GV Sel Ex / Can Sel CH MarHaven's And The Beat Goes On TC OFA ex CH Alkarah's Midnight Miracle OFA)

On July 2nd, CH Alkarah’s Puttin On The Ritz finished her Championship.  Karin owns “Ritzy” with co-owner Bonnie Vaughn.  “Ritzy” went WB, BW, BOB, and Group 1st for her third and finishing major at the Catoctin KC show in MD.  “Ritzy” has been owner handled by Bonnie her entire career! ("Ritzy's" breeding is CH Alkarah's All American ex Dayglyn's Praline n' Creme Alkarah OFA)

Futurity/Maturity Placings 2009


Mid-Atlantic Futurity/Maturity 

Futurity—Junior Dog

3rd  BIHARI'S KLODO, III, DN221619/07, 7/6/2008. Breeder: Joseph & Maria Bihari. By: CH HI-CLIFF BRONSON KALEEF X HCKRYHLLS SOPHIE OF BIHARI. Owner: Joseph Bihari.

 4th  EAGLE VALLEY'S BIG BLUE, DN224200/01, 7/1/2008. Breeder: Dennis Mulligan. By: CH MARQUIS STEALING THE SHOW X CH EAGLE VALLEY'S HONEY GIRL. Owner: Dennis Mulligan.

 Maturity—Senior Bitch

3rd  BIHARI'S JESSE II, DN165414/03, 11/20/2006. Breeder: Joseph & Maria Bihari. By: CH BIHARI'S ACE OF HCKRYHILL X CH CAROBS TINA OF BIHARI. Owner: Joseph Bihari.


Great Lakes Futurity/Maturity 

Futurity—Senior Dog/Best in Futurity

1st BIF  CH. LYLOAK'S FIRST KNIGHT, DN203233/08, 12/23/07. Breeder: Jason Lyle. By: Ch Welove Du Chien's Army of One X Lyloaks Sugar Maple,TC,PT. Owner: Jason S. Lyle & Joe Bihari.

 Futurity—Senior Bitch

3rd   ALKARAH'S SEX ON THE BEACH, DN204286/02, 11/13/07. Breeder: Karin Wagner. By: Ch. Kenlyns Aries V HiCliff X Mein Schatz Mai Tai Alkarah ROM. Owner: Karin E. Wagner & Jene & Isabelle Dupzyk.


North East Futurity/Maturity 

Futurity—Intermediate Dog


1st BEGENDORF'S SAMBUCCA, DN203908/09, 01/14/08. Breeder: Aleta Begendorf. By: Ch. Darby-Dan's Just Jack X Topbrass Eagle Valley Aleta. Owner: Mike & Aleta Begendorf.


 Futurity—Intermediate Bitch

2nd  DEPAHL'S FINESSE AT LYLOAK, DN216560/06, 01/11/08. Breeder: Owners. By: Ch. Marquis Stealing The Show X Ch. DePahl's Brandy. Owner: Jason S. Lyle & Denise Black-Hollister.

 Futurity—Senior Dog—Reserve Futurity Dog

1st RFD  NIKIREE'S FIRST & GOAL, DN203919/02, 12/08/07. Breeder: K. Harms. By: Ch. Darby-Dans Sampson X Nikirees Instant Star. Owner: Fred & Donna Velten.

 4th   HAWKIN'S EAZY, DN199296/01, 11/20/07. Breeder: Owner. By: Biharis Injun X Biharis Diana. Owner: Cornelius Hawkins.

Futurity—Bitch—Best in Futurity

1st BIF  LYLOAK'S FRESCA, DN203233/07, 12/23/07. Breeder: Owner. By: Ch. WeLove DuChiens Army of One X Lyloaks SUgar Maple,TC,PT. Owner: Jason S. Lyle.

 Maturity—Junior Dog—Best Opposite in Maturity


1st BOM  HILLKREST'S SMOOTH OPERAIDER, DN188282/08, 07/12/07. Breeder: L. Earle. By: Ch. MarHaven's and The Beat Goes On X Ch. Biharis Ciara. Owner: Margery Naas & Loretta Earle.

4th   WEITZ'S CANTO OF BIHARI SIRIUS, DN182992/03, 04/20/07. Breeder: Lindsay Weitz & Joseph Bihari. By: Ch. Sirius Park's Kojak Bihari,TC X Bihari's Asta of Hckryhill. Owner: Lee Parkhurst & Joseph Bihari.

 Maturity—Junior Bitch

2nd  DO NOT PASS GO OF EDAN, DN193502/02, 09/07/07. Breeder: Ann Schultz. By: Ch. Good To The Last Dropof Edan X You Go Girl of Edan. Owner: Jason S. Lyle & Robin Lyle.

 4th  NIKIREES PARTY FAVOR, DN181433/04, 05/06/07. Breeder: Karen Harms. By: Ch. Darby-Dan's Sampson X Nikirees Instant Star. Owner: Fred & Donna Velten.

 Maturity—Senior Bitch

4th  KALEEF KENLYN BEBOP-A-LAYNAH, DN184908/06, 03/09/07. Breeder: Kathy Hall & Sheree Moses. By: Ch. Kaleef Jaepaul Juan Diego X Ch. Kaleef's Gracie V Kenlyn. Owner: Mike & Aleta Begendorf.

3rd   HILLKREST'S BIHARI'S DIVA, DN167011/07, 12/08/06. Breeder: Loretta Earle & Maria Bihari. By: Ch. Mar Haven's and The Beat Goes on X Ch. Bihari's Ciara. Owner: Loretta Earle & Margery Naas.




New Champion!

Ch. Lyloak's First Knight.

Breeder:  Jason Lyle.  Owners:  Jason S. Lyle & Joe Bihari
.  (Ch. Welove Du Chien’s Army of One x Lyloak’s Sugar Maple, TC, PT).