Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Look at Him Now!

Hi gang --

Got this cool new pic of Ollie's win on September 4th at the dog show in New Jersey. Mom and our breeder went there, and Mom showed Ollie in the regular classes and he won Best of Winners (beating the best girl dog as well as being the best dog in the regular classes).

Then they had the Puppy Group judging. That's when the best puppy in your breed goes up against the best puppies in your own group, like ours is the Terrier Group. Ollie was the only Bedlington pup entered, anyway.

Mom decided our breeder should show Ollie since Mom doesn't feel experienced enough to show under such circumstances. The judge was the chairman of the AKC Board of Directors and he knows Bedlingtons pretty well. That was part of it! So Mom hid at the back of the tent and just about fainted when he picked Ollie! woohoo! He beat an Airedale, a Norwich, an American Staffordshire, a Staffordshire Bull, and a Cairn Terrier. Mom thought the Aire would win!

Here's the win pic. Doesn't he look all growed up now??? And what a cool silver tray he got.. Best Puppy in Show went to a big Newfie puppy. Mom was standing to the side calling his name to make him perk up and look pretty ---



That's a long way from the funny little fuzzy thing Mom brought home this past winter.



He's 9 months old now and last night he started his first beginner agility class. He's not going to be just another pretty face -- he's got to run agility and do Earthdog and Rally Obedience just like me, at least!

Love,
Proud Uncle Rudy

7 comments:

Martha Basset said...

Lovely pics - we think Ollie will make you proud Uncle Rudy.
He is gorgeous - must run in the family.
love
Martha & Bailey xxx

Gus said...

He surely is a nephie to be proud of!

gussie

pee ess...we forget, are you near Richmond?

Dewey Dewster said...

WOw Rudy...that is some special news...congratulations to Ollie and to your Mom too.....yep he sure doesn't resemble the fuzzy puppy he was when he arrived....and since ya all do well at earthdog and agility....we bet Ollie will do well too.....

Dewey Dewster here.....

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Khongrats!

He is surely growing into one handsome Bedlington Man Dog!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

Maggie and Mitch said...

Congratulations, Ollie! Okay, okay, we'll forgive you for beating the Airedale! hehehe
You are sure one handsome boy!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Agatha and Archie said...

WOW!!! you should be very proud!! Your family is a bunch of winners that is for sure!! He was such a cute little fuzzbutt and now lok at him!! All grown up!! Love A+A

Agatha and Archie said...

WOW!!! you should be very proud!! Your family is a bunch of winners that is for sure!! He was such a cute little fuzzbutt and now lok at him!! All grown up!! Love A+A