Sierra Vista Weekend Wins

Sierra Vista Weekend Wins

What a weekend! We had the opportunity to exhibit in the 2 Sierra Vista Labrador Retriever Club specialties and the following 2 All-Breed shows hosted by Gold Country Kennel Club. Toni was one busy handler as we had 5-6 dogs entered in each show. Many thanks to...
Two New JH’s!

Two New JH’s!

Guess who received their Junior Hunt title in the last month? Prada and Zeus are very proud of their daughters who are naturals out in the field … though I think that their trainers should get some credit! Congrats to Diamond (Misty Mountain Millennium Star WC...
CCLRC Major Win

CCLRC Major Win

  March 16, 2014, was a very special (and hot) day. CCRLC held their first Labrador Retriever Specialty show and Toni was the official show photographer! Even though Toni was doing double duty, he did a fantastic job keeping the dogs and himself cool in the show...
BOB news from Hawaii

BOB news from Hawaii

Not your typical Hawaiian news … our boy, Flash, is on a hiatus but will hopefully be back for the June specialties. Another Zeus son, Montana (GCH Ms T’s Char-Don Always Gonna Be Another Mtn) flew from the Mainland to Hawaii to attend the West Oahu Kennel Club...
Crash crushes majors in Puyallup

Crash crushes majors in Puyallup

What a way to start 2014! Crash wins Winners Dog at the Tacoma Kennel Club on Saturday and Sunday. January 11th and 12th. Thanks to Judge Bernadette Cox who also gave Crash Best of Winners on Saturday and thanks to Judge Bud Didonato who also gave Crash BEST OF BREED,...
Greater Clark County KC Wins

Greater Clark County KC Wins

On Saturday, 12/17/13, at the Greater Clark County Kennel Club show, Crash (Misty Mountain Bull Durham at Ghoststone) took Winners Dog for his first AKC Championship points (2) and Laeahi (CH Misty Mountain Diamond Head Hula Girl RN WC) took Select Bitch for 3 Grand...

New Champion – Laeahi!

Way to go, Laeahi (aka Misty Mountain Diamond Head Hula Girl)! Today, September 15, 2013, you finished your championship in style, taking Winners Bitch AND Best of Breed over a special. Thanks to Judge Eric Ringle and to your owner/handler/mom, Chantelle who showed...
Another New Australian Champion

Another New Australian Champion

Congratulations to Eli (AlpyneAir Thunder Down Under AI) who became an Australian Champion @ 18 months.  He follows in the footsteps of his sister, Bronte (Aust CH AlpyneAir Southern Cross AI) who recently received her championship – see news here. Becoming an...
New Australian Champion

New Australian Champion

Congratulations to Bronte (Aust CH AlpyneAir Southern Cross) who became an Australian Champion @ 17 months.  This is quite a compliment due to the dog show format in Australia – current Champions must compete in regular classes to advance to BOB (see Retriever...
Flash is a HIT!

Flash is a HIT!

Flash (MBISS GCH CH Misty Mountain A Cut Above BN WC) is lighting up the obedience ring with his owner/handler, Lavonne Hara (running around the show ring wasn’t challenging enough?). On Sunday, May 26, 2013, Flash earned a 198.5 in the Novice class which was...

Thor achieves JH!

Thor (Misty Mountain Hammer of the Gods JH) aka “The Locomotive” passed his final JH leg today (May 12, 2013). He went 4/4 and no one was more excited than Thor himself – loves those birds and loves to retrieve! Thanks to Matthew Nolan for his...
Flash takes Group 1 & 2 @ Windward show

Flash takes Group 1 & 2 @ Windward show

Flash (MBISS GCH Misty Mountain A Cut Above BN WC) won BOB and Group 1 at the Winward Hawaiian Dog Fanciers Association Dog Show on Saturday, 4/13/13. Thanks to Judge Norman Kenney for finding him and Pam Mizuno …

BOB news from Hawaii

New Champion & Grand Champion – Montana!

I just couldn’t wait for the show pictures to share the news of another Zeus kid who became a Champion (that’s 2 in 2 weeks!) … Friday, March 1, 2013,  Montana (CH Ms T’s Char-Don Always Gonna Be Another Mtn) achieves his Championship...

Flash achieves BN!

Flash flashes his obedience style   Flash is on fire! Not only is he a MBISS, Sporting Dog Show Winner, GCH, WC … but now he’s a BN (Beginner Novice in Obedience)!  Enjoy the great pictures of his performance – sit/stay and recall (this is fun!)....
New Champion – Chloe!

New Champion – Chloe!

Introducing our latest AKC Champion: CH Misty Mountain Red Aces Wild JH CGC “Chloe” (Molly x Zeus). Chloe is our 3rd home-bred champion – all from our lovely boy, Zeus. Thanks, Christine Tye, of Gingerbred Labradors. We couldn’t be prouder of...
Chloe wins another Major!

Chloe wins another Major!

Chloe (Misty Mountain Red Aces Wild JH CGC) wins her 4th major with her owner/handler/hunting buddy, Lou, at Plum Creek Kennel Club in Colorado on Friday, 2/15, 2013. Thanks to Judge Lorraine Bisso. Congrats to Lou and Chloe. Papa Zeus is very proud of you. We will...
Flash is MBISS!

Flash is MBISS!

Wonderful news from our friends in Hawaii. Flash (MBISS GCH Misty Mountain A Cut Above WC) wins another Best in Specialty Show at the LRC of Hawaii Specialty. The day before, he repeated his BOB from last year at the Aloha State Sporting Dog Association and continued...
Hawaii’s #1 Labrador (2012)

Hawaii’s #1 Labrador (2012)

We are proud to announce that Flash (BISS GCH Misty Mountain A Cut Above WC) is Hawaii’s 2012 #1 Labrador Retriever and #5 Sporting Dog. Congrats to his owner/handler, Lavonne Hara, who continues to enjoy his many talents while he brings the love of the lab to...
Prada-Zeus Pups Have Arrived!

Prada-Zeus Pups Have Arrived!

Twas 2 nights before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring (which is hard to believe with 8 Labradors), not even a mouse. The whelping box were prepped by the chimney with care, In hopes that happy, healthy pups soon would be there. Most of...
Zeus Daughter is 2012 Eukanuba Select Bitch

Zeus Daughter is 2012 Eukanuba Select Bitch

Congrats to CH Chambrays First N Counter (Zeus x Ellie, Chambrays Eloquent N Counter) who took Select Bitch at the 2012 Eukanuba National Championship. Thanks to judge Guy Spagnolo from Australia. She also finished her Championship from the Bred By classes under 2...

Montana and Miley make their mark!

Wow! That’s a lot of M’s! I just couldn’t wait for the show pictures to share the news of our wonderful dog Zeus’ kids out of Grace (Rochar’s Char-Don I Believe at Ms T’s). Friday, November 9, 2012,  Montana (Ms T’s Char-Don...
Zeus makes BISS-tory!

Zeus makes BISS-tory!

In the words of a great handler, the clouds parted and the thunder roared and the gods cheered while “Zeus” became BISS GCH Am/Can CH Gingerbread Celestial Thunder JH. We will all remember Sunday, October 14, 2012, and the Spirit of St. Louis Labrador...
Flash is MBISS!

Grand Champion Flash

Introducing Misty Mountain’s first  home-bred Grand Champion! and not to mention Best in Specialty Show and Sporting Dog Show winner! No one could be prouder of Flash (BISS GCH CH Misty Mountain A Cut Above WC) than his dad Zeus and mom Prada. Well, a very close...
Gold Country KC Update

Gold Country KC Update

Following the Sierra Vista LRC, we attended the Gold Country KC All-breed shows over Labor Day weekend in Grass Valley, CA.  The weather wasn’t unbearably hot like it typically is – whew! Although we would have liked to bring home Best of Breed ribbons, we...
Big Weekend in Australia for AlpyneAir Labradors

Big Weekend in Australia for AlpyneAir Labradors

At the Wentworth Ladies Kennel Club show on Saturday, August 25, 2012, Eli (AlpyneAir Thunder Down Under, Zeus x Ella) picked up another 8 points winning the Dog Challenge while his half sister, Deja (Alypne Air Sacre Bleu) won Best of Breed and Junior in Group to...
Flash strikes West Oahu

Flash strikes West Oahu

On Saturday, August 18, 2012, West Oahu Kennel Club saw Flash (BISS CH Misty Mountain A Cut Above WC) win Best of Breed followed by a Group 4. The mood was a bit tense for Flash fans during the Best of Breed selection as other dogs were pulled prior to Flash to set...
Diamond takes WB/BOW/BOS at Enumclaw

Diamond takes WB/BOW/BOS at Enumclaw

On Saturday, August 18, 2012, Diamond (Misty Mountain Millennium Star WC) received her first championship points from the bred by class by taking Winners Bitch, Best of Winners, and Best of Opposite Sex at the Olympic Kennel Club Show at Enumclaw, WA. Thanks to Judge...
Another New Australian Champion

AlpyneAir Thunder Down Under Continues to Rumble

On Saturday, August 4, 2012, the Colomeke Kennel Club in Adelaide, Australia, felt the rumble … of Eli (AlpyneAir Thunder Down Under) who won his first Dog Challenge (aka Winners Dog in the US) and Runner up Best of Breed (aka Best Opposite Sex in the US). His...

Laeahi’s Continues to Shine

Laeahi (Can CH Misty Mountain Diamond Head Hula Girl WC) is on a roll!  Of the last four shows she’s entered, Laeahi walks out of the ring with three purple ribbons (2 of which are Majors!). 6/10/12 – Puyallup Valley Dog Fanciers [WB/BOS] 3 points 6/30/12...