Lou in Canada:
Lou works with his co-owner as a Therapy Dog  in Canada.  

Lou in Kansas: Bred-By-Exhibitor Medallion from AKC,  with 4 majors, exclusively 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, 

Am. Fin. CH Caralon's Casper at Gaylord ROMX

CH Perrymist Red Affair ROMX Eng CH Belroyd the Red Grouse
Perrymist Lady in Red
Schaferhaus Caralon Puffin ROM CH. Belroyd Seabird ROMX
Schaferhaus Supersmooch ROM
Onies Xwynd New Way to Fly 
  (dam of 4 CH)

Ch. Caralon's Yud B Our Robin CDX

CH Horoko Caralon Dickens ROMX

CH Caralon's Sandpiper (dam of 4 CH)

Onies Patty Kept a Promise General of Froghollow
Peppermint Patty
 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... 
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 KID in Canada---

Can CH 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/Seabird lines 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.

We are looking forward to Lou kids of our own back in Kansas...