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Am Can Ch Barbucha Astronaut

Thank you Judges!

Ms. Denny C. Mounce (pictured) and Mrs. Judy Webb for Barbie's majors

Mr. Edd Bivin for a lovely Winners Bitch & Best Opposite over a specials bitch

Thanks also to Col. Joe B. Purkhiser, Mr. Jon R. Cole, Mrs. Dawn Hansen & Mrs. Elaine E. Mathis!!


Thank you Brenda Combs for finishing another American Champion for Empire.

Barbie is American Champion #14 for Empire and #11 for Brenda in a professional relationship that has now spanned 22 years!



American Miniature Schnauzer Club National Specialty

Montgomery County 2009

expertly handled by Brenda Combs

Barbie has both her majors in the USA and will be out again in 2010 to earn her final points



Barbie pictured winning her first Best Puppy In Group
Judge: Ms Phyllis Wolfish ON (Canada)


A hatrick!

3 X Group 2, 3 X Best Puppy In Group

 Mr. Kari Jarvinen     Mr. Mel Saranchuk      Mr. R. Bell

Shown on only one coat in 2008 and mostly as a puppy, Barbie ranked:

#20 Canadian Kennel Club Official point system

#18 (tie) Best Dog In Canada point system


"Barbie" is a great-grand daughter
of our first export to Europe, the great,

Empire's Distant Thunder

Owned by: Vicki & Greg Stephens
 Bred by: Suchรก Miroslava
Campaigned by: Cynthia Seeling

Barbie had an impressive puppy career:

8 X Reserve Winners Bitch (to mature bitches)
6 X Winners Bitch (over mature bitches)

Canadian Champion title
13 X Best Puppy In Breed (2 X over a puppy Specials)
9 X Best Puppy In Group
5 X Best of Breed (1 over a Specials)
1 X Group 3
3 X Group 2

Thank you Judges!
Ms. P. Wolfish, ON (Canada), Mr. M. Magder ON (Canada),
Mr. B. Fraser BC (Canada), Ms. H. Glenndinning BC (Canada),
Mr. J. Glenndinning, Mr. R. Lopaschuk BC (Canada),
Margaret Jones BC (Canada), Group 3
Robert Bell (Australia), Group 2
Mel Saranchuk (Canada), Group 2
Mr. Kari Jarvinen (Finland), Group 2

4 months old
December 28-07






10.5 weeks old