Our 55th annual CKC All Breed Dog Show was held at Glenwood Centre in Port Alberni, October 18-19-20, 2019.
This year, the CANINE CLASSIC returns. It was last held in 2014. This special event has dogs who have earned a Group 1st or better in a previous show, compete for cash prizes for BEST IN SHOW. This is a formal evening was held on Saturday October 19th, from 6:00 to 10:00 pm.
AVKC 2019 Premium List-OFFICIAL – click on link to view &/or print
2019 AVKC Judging Schedule – now available – click on link to view &/or print
Catalogue – (to be posted here after the Dog Show)
Highlights for the 2019 Dog Show Weekend
New this year…
Junior Scholarship Award
for Best Dog Shown by a Junior Handler, entered in official class on Saturday only.
This award was named after Jenny Stewart who with her husband, were founding members of the AV Kennel Club. Jenny was very fond of Junior Handlers and supported the program throughout her life. This is the club’s way of continuing her legacy.
$500. Bursary (for post-secondary studies) was awarded Saturday to Miss Panagiota Rounis.
Canine Good Neighbour Test
We were pleased to have 12 dogs tested and passed the Canine Good Neighbour test on Friday, Oct. 18th.
Exhibitors Dog Costume Parade/Contest
Friday at 4:30 pm, Dogs and handlers were paraded and presented with prizes for Best Group Costume, Best Homemade, Best Owner/Dog, Country of Origin (Dog), Funniest and Scariest. Our guest judge is Gary Bartlett of the RCMP K9 unit, assisted by Kayla Aolick and her Seizure Response Dog, Shadow.
CKC All-Breed Championship Dog Show
Judges: Judith Byrne, William Byrne, Carlos Navarro Seemann
Friday, Oct. 18th – Best in Show – SAMOYED – GCh Vanderbilt ‘N Printemp’s Lucky Strike
Saturday, Oct. 19th – Best in Show – GOLDEN RETRIEVER – GCh Allsgold Tip Your Hat
Sunday, Oct. 20th – Best in Show – GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG – GCh Woodside’s Belle Jun.
Full details of the Dog Show can be found on www.canuckdogs.com
Junior Handling – Friday & Saturday
(Full Results TBA)
Friday we had 2 school classes tour the Dog Show in the morning. All the kids were invited to come back on Saturday with a parent and they could enter Junior Handling at noon. Thanks to the exhibitors who let their dogs go in the ring with these first time handlers.
Friday – Overall Best Junior Handler – Charlotte Jardine
Saturday – Overall Best Junior Handler – Melanie Kirk
Chuck a Duck Fundraiser – Saturday
Total pot of $524.00 – Winning duck belonged to Margaret Lehmann who gave 1/2 of her winnings back to the Junior Handling program (raising $393. for Juniors.)
Saturday at Noon we had 48 dogs, in ages from 3 months to 18 months.
Top 4 dogs received cash prizes representing a percentage of fees collected.
1st (30%) 2nd (20%) 3rd (15%) 4th (10%)
Friday Night Social (Buffet Dinner & Door Prizes)
We served a main entrée of Roast Beef and Chicken with dessert of Trifle to 87 people (paid by donation) We also had free draws for a variety of door prizes.
Alberni Canine Classic – Saturday 6:00-10:00 pm
We had 60 dogs entered in this special competition. Click on the following link to see (.pdf) judging scores in the Canine Classic – 2019-CANINE CLASSIC FINAL RESULTS
Judges: Shaunna Bernardin, Michael Goldman, Gerri-Lynn Shurb
Best in Classic ($500.00) – Samoyed – GCh Vanderbilt ‘N Printemp’s Lucky Strike
Sponsored by: Canadian Dog Fanciers and Savoie Faire
Best Veteran in Classic (250.00) – Norwich Terrier – Ch Sea of Flames
- ($100.00 each)
- 1st in Sporting Group – Retriever-Golden – GCh Alls Gold Tip Your Hat
- 1st in Hounds Group – Rhodesian Ridgeback – GCh Habi Nago Manwe
- 1st in Working Group – Samoyed – GCh Vanderbilt ‘N Printemp’s Lucky Strike
- 1st in Terrier Group – West Highland White – GCh Skyehigh’s Here We Go Again
- 1st in Toy Group – Silky Terrier – GCh Carmorosa’s Ranger Rick
- 1st in Non-Sporting Group – Schipperke – GCh Bonchien Lawless V Jet
- 1st in Herding Group – German Shepherd – GCh Lacomtesse Ritchie Gecko
Other photos taken by Savoie Faire at the Canine Classic: