Sam commenced his tour of duty July 4th at the World Winner Show 2002 in Amsterdam and was Reserve CACIB his first time out. Since then he attended a few more shows and compiled some nice wins including two Group III's in Poland, one starting with an exciting breed win (entry 44 ps Minis) under the highly respected Judge Mr. Luis Pinto Teixeira of Portugal. Thanks to good friend, Liba Stikarovsky of Moldau North Miniature Schnauzers, Sam's other 'Mom', for her continued love, support, care and promotion of Sam in Europe.
In Canada Sam finished his Canadian title in his first three shows (his complete puppy career) October 6, 7 & 8, 2001 in Cloverdale, BC. Thanks to Judges Ms. Barbara Watt, Ms. J. Quiros-Kubat Best Puppy in Show, Mrs. E. Perks and Mr. P. Odenkirchen Group 2 / New Champion for an awesome weekend
In his first trip to the United States the following January, shown in three major shows, Sam earned a 5 point Winners Dog major and then went on to Best of Winners, breeder, owner handled. Thanks to Judge Mrs. Virginia Latham Smith for this awesome win. On his return from Europe and his second trip to the U.S.A. Sam swept the points his first weekend in the ring earning a 2 pt win, then three consecutive 3 point majors , all wins Best of Winners. He was shown a total of 7 shows to earn his U.S. title. Thank you Judges Mr. Don Rogers, Mrs. Keke Kahn, Mrs. Elaine Whitney, Mr. Robert Whitney!!!! Thank you Brenda Combs for once again taking one of my boys to his title in such a speedy fashion.
Sammy has an outstanding temperament and show attitude, wonderful conformation, coat and movement. He is 13 ½ inches (33.5 cm) tall, has a lovely dark eye and correct dentition. Bonitace: 00/5A/5. He produces black & silver with excellent coat and colour.
Champion offspring in Canada & Europe and kids and grandkids showing and growing up in Canada, The Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, Germany, and the Netherlands. Thanks to all those breeders for your support of Sam and good luck with his puppies. We are having a lot of fun and expect to have a lot more!
RIP Sammy (2000 - 2013)