Greg & Vicki Stephens
Langley, British Columbia, Canada
Telephone: 1-604-530-3403
empirevs@shaw.ca
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NEWS - 2015

 

What a wonderful year 2015 was with exciting news happening in Canada, the United States & Australia.

Am Can Gr Champion Empire Dreamaker Inspiration gained her American & Canadian Champion titles and her Canadian Grand Champion titles all in 2015 and added a big Select Bitch win at the GWTA Specialty, Great Western weekend.

Am Gr Ch Can Ch Empire’s Dancing Til Dawn wow’d us by finishing her American title in a flash, going on to complete her American Grand Champion title in a speedy fashion with mostly Grand Champion majors. It was very impressive and so exciting !!

Can Ch Empire Takes Berlin started out her show career with a Best Baby Puppy in Specialty Show (All Terrier) and finished her Canadian title at the Purina National held with the Alberta K.C. shows the August long weekend under breed specialist Ms. Nina Karlsdotter  (Sweden). Now living in Oregon Bree was RWB at the N. California M.S.C. Specialty and then took a huge 5 point major Best of Breed win over specials at the Umpqua K.C. shows mid November.

Downunder – RBIS, BISS, Aust Can Ch Empire’s Private Dancer’s (Tina) first offspring are already making an impact in the ring in Australia, with Aust Ch Dabinette Thief Of Hearts (Ivy) finishing as a puppy and brother Dabinette Break Every Rule *Sasha” needing only 15 points to finish his title. Brother Max is also pointed and working on his Australian title.  Wins included Group & Runner Up In Group and multiple In Group and In Show awards.

Am Can Ch Empire’s Red October obtaining top producer status in the USA adding 2 Grand Champions to his credit and adding another Canadian Champion with Ch Dreamaker Red Red Wine. Huge thanks to Julio Parisi & his partner Jorge of Gargolas M.S. for their support and dedication to Ramius.

2015 was a good year including some promising youngsters waiting in the wings.

 

December 28, 2015

Aust Ch Dabinette Thief Of Hearts
RUBOB, BC, Best Puppy In Group!!
Central Highlands Kennel Club Inc. (Vic) ;  Breed & Group Judge: Ms. Elizabeth Hindley (ACT)

December 27, 2015

Aust Ch Dabinette Thief Of Hearts
RUBOB, BC, Best Puppy In Group!!
Lancefield Kennel Club Inc. (Vic) ;  Breed & Group Judge: Mrs. Sharron Taylor (TAS)

December 13, 2015

Dabinette Breaking Every Rule
BOB, Best Puppy In Group,
Best Puppy In Show!

Western Australia Kennel Club (WA) ;  Breed & Group Judge: Mrs. Sandra Lippiatt (WA); General Specials: Mrs. Joanne Sewell (WA)

Aust Ch Dabinette Thief Of Hearts
Best Puppy In Group!!
Maryborough District Kennel Club (Vic) ;  Breed & Group Judge: Mr. George Gout (Vic)

 

December 12, 2015

Aust Ch Dabinette Thief Of Hearts
Bitch CC, RUBOB, Best Minor In Group,
Best Minor In Show!!

Castlemaine & District Kennel Club Inc. (Vic) ;  Breed & Group Judge: Mrs. Phillipa Clark (Vic); General Specials: Mr. Sydney Munton (TAS)

Schnauzer Club of Victoria; Breeder/Judge: Mr. Barry Day (England)
(daughters of Aust Can Ch Empire’s Private Dancer)

 

December 5, 2015

Empire Takes Manhattan
Winners Bitch
Greater Clark Country Kennel Club Inc. (WA);  Judge: Mrs. Gloria Geringer

November 29, 2015

Aust Ch Dabinette Thief Of Hearts
Bitch CC, RUBOB, Best Minor In Group
New Australian Champion

Sovereign City Kennel Club Inc. (Vic) ;  Breed Judge: Mr. Alan MacAndie (Vic)
(Tina’s first champion offspring in Australia !!)

November 21, 2015

s S VretenDabinette Thief Of Hearts
Best Minor In Group
Kyneton Agricultural Show Society (Vic) ;  Breed Judge: Mr. David R. Johnson (SA)

June 26, 2016

Am Can Ch Empire Takes Berlin
Best of Opposite Sex
Clackamas Kennel Club; Judge: Mr. Rodney E. Herner

November 14, 2015

Can Ch Dreamaker Red Red Wine
Best Bred By Exhibitor in Show !!
Roque Valley Kennel Club, Inc.;  Breed Judge: Mr. Jon R. Cole; Group Judge: Mrs. Karen C. Willson; BIS Judge: Mr. Henry (Hank) J. Williams

Dabinette Break Every Rule
Best Minor in Show
Hills Kennel Club of WA, ;  Breed Judge: Mrs. Lynne Harwood (Vic)

November 12, 2015

Can Ch Empire Takes Berlin
Winners Bitch, Best of Winners, Best of Breed (5 point major)
Umpqua Kennel Club, Inc.;  Judge: Mr. Fred C. Bassett

November 1, 2015

Dabinette Break Every Rule
Best In Group, Best Minor In Show
The All Breeds Dog Club of WA Inc. (WA); Judges: General Specials: Mr. Stephens Schwerdt (SA); Group Specials: Ms. Jane Anderson (VIC)

Dabinette Thief Of Hearts
Best Minor In Group
Albury & Border Kennel Club Inc. (NSW); Judge: Mr. Ken Hammond (AFSM) (NSW)

 

October 25, 2015

Can Ch Empire Takes Berlin
Winners Bitch, Best of Winners, Best Opposite Sex
Vancouver Kennel Club; Judge:  Mrs. Marion E. McPherson

October 24, 2015

Can Ch Empire Takes Berlin
Winners Bitch, Best of Winners, Best Opposite Sex
Vancouver Kennel Club; Judge:  Dr. Alvin Krause

Dabinette Thief Of Hearts
Best Minor In Group
Bendigo Agricultural Show Society Inc. (Vic); Breed & Group Judge: Ms. Cheryl Wright (VIC)

 

October 17, 2015

Can Ch Empire Takes Berlin
Reserve Winners Bitch
M.S.C. of N. California Specialty; Breeder/Judge:  Mr. John Constantine

Dabinette Thief Of Hearts
Best Minor In Group
Royal Geelong A & P Society Inc. (Vic); Breed & Group Judge: Mrs. Narelle Hammond-Robertson (NSW)

 

October 10, 2015

Dabinette Thief Of Hearts
Best Minor in Show; Best Minor In Group
Ballarat Dog Club Inc. (Vic); Breed & Group Judge: Ms. Liz Smith (Vic) & Mr. Arthur C. Fry (Vic)

Dabinette Break Every Rule
Runner Up In Group; Best Minor In Group; Best Minor In Show !!!!
Fremantle Dog Club (PM Show) (WA); Breed & Group Judge: Mr Derek Hyde (ACT)

Dabinette Break Every Rule
BOB; Best Minor In Group
Fremantle Dog Club (AM Show) (WA); Breed & Group Judge: Ms. Sharon Edmunds (NSW)
(a son of RUBIS RUBISS Aust Ch Can Ch Empire’s Private Dancer)

 

October 5, 2015

Dabinette Undercover Agent
BOB; Best Minor In Group
Kerang & District Agricultural Society Inc. (AM Show) (Vic); Breed & Group Judge: Mr. Arthur C. Fry (Vic);

Dabinette Undercover Agent
BOB; Best Minor In Group
Kerang & District Agricultural Society Inc. (AM Show) (Vic); Breed & Group Judge: Mrs S. Faye Crooks (Vic) & Mr. William E. Mooney (Vic);

 

September 6, 2015

Dabinette Thief Of Hearts
Bairnsdale & District K.C. (Vic); Group Judge: Mr. Hugh Gent OAM (NSW)
(a daughter of Aust Ch Can Ch Empire’s Private Dancer)

August 16, 2015

Dabinette Undercover Agent
Best Baby In Show
KCC Park Championship Show (Victoria); Group Judge: Mrs. Philippa Clark
BBIS Judge: Mr. Graham Cruz (NSW)
(a son of Aust Ch Can Ch Empire’s Private Dancer)

August 15, 2015

Am Gr Ch Can Ch Empire’s Dancing Til Dawn
Best of Opposite Sex
Jesse James Kennel Club; Judge: Mr. Darryl Vice

August 14, 2015

Am Gr Ch Can Ch Empire’s Dancing Til Dawn
Best of Opposite Sex
New American Grand Champion

Greater Emporia Kennel Club; Judge: Mr. Jon R. Cole

August 8, 2015

Can Ch Empire Advocate Lay Down
Winners Bitch, Best of Opposite Sex
Nisqually K.C.; Judge: Mr. David Kirkland

Can Ch Empire Takes Berlin
1st, Best Puppy In Breed, Best Puppy In Group
Nisqually K.C.; Judge: Unknown

 

August 3, 2015

Am Can Ch Empire Dreamaker Inspiration
Best of Opposite Sex
Alberta Kennel Club; Judge: Mr. Allan Pepper (ON)

August 2, 2015

Am Ch Can Gr Ch Empire Dreamaker Inspiration
Select Bitch
New Grand Champion

Miniature Schnauzer Club of Canada National Specialty;
Judge: Mr. Edd Bivin (TX)

Am Can Ch Empire Dreamaker Inspiration
Best Opposite Sex
Can Ch Empire Takes Berlin
Winners Bitch
New Canadian Champion

Alberta Kennel Club – Purina National;
Judge: Ms. Nina Karlsdotter  (Sweden)

 

July 31, 2015

Am Can Ch Empire Dreamaker Inspiration
Select Bitch
Empire Takes Berlin
Reserve Winners Bitch
All Terrier Club of Alberta Specialty; Judge: Ms. Mike MacBeth  (ON)

Am Can Ch Empire Dreamaker Inspiration
Select Bitch
Empire Takes Berlin
Reserve Winners Bitch
Alberta Kennel Club; Judge: Ms. Joanne Sewell  (Aust)

 

July 30, 2015

Am Can Ch Empire’s Dancing Til Dawn
Best Of Breed (Gr Ch major)
Metairie K.C.; Judge: Mrs. Patricia Hastings

July 26, 2015

Empire’s Gate Keeper
Winners Bitch, Best Of Breed
Pacific K.C.; Judge: Ms. Dianne Ivey (BC)

July 25, 2015 Empire’s Gate Keeper
Winners Bitch, Best Of Breed
Pacific K.C.; Judge: Ms. Linda Kraft (SK)
July 19, 2015 Am Can Ch Empire’s Dancing Til Dawn
Best Opposite Sex
Galveston K.C.; Judge: Mr. Thomas H. Barrie
July 18, 2015 Am Can Ch Empire’s Dancing Til Dawn
Select Bitch (a Gr Ch Major)
Beaumont K.C.; Judge: Mr. John R. Cole
July 17, 2015 Am Can Ch Empire’s Dancing Til Dawn
Best Opposite Sex (a Gr Ch Major)
Houston K.C.; Judge: Mr. Terry Stacy
July 16, 2015 Am Can Ch Empire’s Dancing Til Dawn
Select Bitch (a Gr Ch Major)
Houston K.C.; Judge: Mr. Desmond J. Murphy
July 15, 2015 Am Can Ch Empire’s Dancing Til Dawn
Best Opposite Sex (a Gr Ch Major)
Houston All Terrier Club; Judge: Ms. Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine
July 12, 2015 Am Can Ch Empire’s Dancing Til Dawn
Best Opposite Sex
Galveston K.C.; Judge: Mr. Thomas H. Barrie
July 10, 2015 Am Can Ch Empire’s Dancing Til Dawn
Winners Bitch, Best Opposite Sex
New American Champion
Comal County K.C.; Judge: Mrs. T. Gomez (TX)
June 20, 2015 Am Can Ch Empire Dreamaker Inspiration
Select Bitch
Great Western Terrier Association; Judge: Mrs. Connie H. Clark (CA)
June 15, 2015 Empire Takes Berlin
Winners Bitch
Comox Valley K.C. #3; Judge: Mr. W. Thompson (BC)
June 13, 2015

Am Can Ch Empire Dreamaker Inspiration
Winners Bitch (a major)
New American Champion
Pocatello K.C.; Judge:  Ms. Denny Mounce (TX)

Empire Takes Berlin
Winners Bitch (a major)
Comox Valley K.C.; Judge: Mr. Richard Paquette (ON)

June 8, 2015 Empire Takes Berlin
Winners Bitch
Auld Lang Syne Dog Association; Judge: Ms. Carmen Haller (BC)
June 7, 2015 Empire Takes Berlin
Winners Bitch
Auld Lang Syne Dog Association; Judge: Mr. Oscar Valverde-Calvo (Costa Rica)
May 24, 2015 Empire Takes Berlin
Winners Bitch
Vancouver Island Dog Fanciers; Judge: Mr. Michael Hill (ON)
May 23, 2015

Can Ch Dreamaker Red Red Wine
Winners Bitch, Best of Breed
New Canadian Champion

Vancouver Island Dog Fanciers Assn.; Judge:  Ms. Honey Glendinning (BC)
(another new champion for Am Can Ch Empire’s Red October)

 

Can Ch Empire’s Hot Apple Pi
Winners Bitch, Best of Winners, Best of Breed
Columbia Terrier Association of Maryland; Judge Mrs. Karen C. Wilson (VA)

April 5, 2015

Can Ch Empire Dreamaker Inspiration
Winners Bitch
Hutchinson K.C.; Judge: Ms. V.L. Lyne

Empire’s Gate Keeper
Winners Bitch, Best of Winners, Best of Breed
Empire Takes Berlin
Best Baby Puppy In Group
Renaissance Dog Association; Judge: Mr. John Rowton (OR)

Empire’s Gate Keeper
Reserve Winners Bitch
Terrier Breeders Assn. of Canada Specialty; Judge: Mr. Luis Teixeira (Portugal)

April 4, 2015

Can Ch Empire Dreamaker Inspiration
Winners Bitch, Best of Winners
Wichita K.C.; Judge: C.A. Herbel

Empire Takes Berlin
Best Baby Puppy In Specialty Show!!
B.C. All Terrier Club; Judge: Mrs. Wyoma Clouss (ID)

April 3, 2015

Can Ch Empire Dreamaker Inspiration
Winners Bitch
Salina K.C.; Judge: Mr. David Kirkland

Empire’s Gate Keeper
Winners Bitch
Renaissance Dog Association; Judge: Ms. H. Assenmacher (Germany)

March 29, 2015 Empire Takes Berlin
Best Baby Puppy In Group
Oceanside K.C. Judge: Ms. Janet Buchanan
February 20, 2015

Gr Ch La Seis Cilindros de Gargolas
New Grand Champion, Group 2 !!
Linn County K.C. Judge: Mr. Bill (R.W.) Edwards

(an Am Can Ch Empire’s Red October daughter)

February 14, 2015 Can Ch Empire Dreamaker Inspiration
Winners Bitch (a 4 pt major)
Plum Creek K.C. Judge: Ms. Kathleen M. Grosso (CA)
January 16, 2015 Can Ch Empire Dreamaker Inspiration
Winners Bitch (a 3 pt major)
Dog Fanciers Association of Oregon; Breeder/Judge: Mr. David J. Kirkland (USA)

 

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