Lou is a working Therapy Dog, 
in training for Rally, further Obedience & Agility.

Congratulations Karin/Lou on 3rd CDX leg at the 2007 Manitoba Specialty--- 194 for first place and HIT 

Lou has a Bred-By-Exhibitor Medallion from the AKC,  finishing with four majors solely breeder/owner handled.  
This achievement qualified us for the Eukanuba AKC Invitational 2005 Bred By Exhibitor competition. 
As of Sept. 05, 2004 only 14 dog/breeders made the list...

Am/Can CH. Croswynd Spirit of St. Louis, AmCD, Can CDX, 2x HIT, AOM, CGN   


    Group-Winning and Multi-Group Placing, multiple High in Trials         


OFA Elbows Normal

CERF totally Clear

vWD F1 Clear by parent DNA

 At the tender age of 6 mon.,  Jan 2003-- St Joseph MO
Lou secured his First MAJOR  his First Day out, under Breeder-Judge  
Candy Kramer.

Another Major... (Tiara RWB)  
March 2003--Grove OK

and Another!  (Tiara  WB/BOS
Apr 2003--Topeka KS

Claremore KC --March 2004
4th major  and  Best of Breed from the Bred-By Exhibitor

a year-long sabbatical followed the family
 move to Ottawa KS...
but just like it was old hat, for a fourth major celebrated a BIG finish, Saturday, with Tiara again at his side WB/Best Opp !!!  My thanks to respected breed judge Bettie Ann Stenmark.  Lou went all the way to Breed over Specials and got a top 5 Group Pull , strong look for  Group 4th....   Sunday, Lou repeated a Best of Breed  in a quality entry of 30+.

Lou's Kids in Canada-----------------------

Khaskova Storm Bender's Spirit,   -  breeder-owner Barb Whymark
(by Am/Can CH. Croswynd's Spirit of St. Louis, Am CD, Can CDX, 2xHIT, AOM 
out of Can CH. Bransuzi Truly Yours Khaskova, a Gabe dtr/Seabird gr-dtr bred by Jill Watson-Ellis)

Ben secured a Best Puppy and  2 points Can.KC  the day before the Alberta specialty 2007--
just one day after turning 6 months old.

Quanda Meet Me in St Louie    - breeder-owner Marilyn Clark
(by Am/Can CH. Croswynd's Spirit of St. Louis, Am CD, Can CDX, 2xHIT, AOM 
out of  Can. CH Quanda's Catriona LeMay, WB Alberta Spec 2006, her daughter WB Alb.2007)