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CH Czarcrest's Cure For The Blues UD GO RE MXP OJP NJP ME RATM ("Curtis") had a fantastic weekend doing what he loves to do ... Earthdog! Curtis qualified in both Master and Senior classes in both tests held by Madison Area Dachshund Club on Saturday September 2, earning his third and fourth legs toward his Endurance Earthdog title. On Sunday September 3 at the West Highland White Terrier Club of Northern Illinois test, Curtis qualified again in Master and Senior for his fifth leg to earn his Endurance Earthdog title under judges Susan Thurlow and Shawn Nies.
Owner and trainer, Carol Walker, could not be prouder of Curtis, however, this is some debate on just how many ice cream cones he should get!
BISS CH RATCH Czarcest's Blue Moon VCD1 RAE OA OAJ AJP OF ME ROM PROM RATI CG CAA ("Blue") at 14+ years with his breeder/co-owner, Michele Tarallo Czarnecki.
Michele recently had a scheduled conference with John's nurse at Active Day. She brought Jazzy along, as they all enjoy seeing her. As soon as she came in, the manager Maria swooped Jazzy up to take her to visit with the patients while Michele was in her meeting. When Michele was done and went looking for Jazzy, this is where she found her. She was on Maria's desk helping her with her paperwork. Maria had also taken her for a walk to the pond with some of the able-bodied patients since it was a beautiful day. Fun was had by all!
Another Czarcrest Westie crossed the "Rainbow Bridge" recently. CH Czarcrest's Double Latte ME RATN (NACSW-NW2, EST LI V/C/I/E, NW3 V/E/I) ("Teyah") left us in April at age 13-1/2. Our deepest condolences to Judy and Brian Baird on the loss of their sweet girl.
Czarcrest's Look of Love BN RN OAP NJP RATO ("Lovee") was named Most Versatile Westie in Roving Specialty at the WHWTCA Roving Specialty held March 19-21 in Louisville, Kentucky.
Lovee competed in Agility, Obedience and Barn Hunt. She earned her Open Agility Preferred title, her first leg in Novice B Obedience, winning the High Westie in Obedience Trial Award and qualified 3 times in the Open class of Barn Hunt to earn her RATO title.
Lovee's owners, Carol and Gordon Walker, are extremely proud of Lovee and her accomplishments and are deeply grateful to breeder, Michele Czarnecki, for placing this special girl with us.
CH Czarcrest's Look at Me! ("Emee") crossed over the Rainbow Bridge on January 19, 2017 at the age of 14-1/2. Emee was a devoted companion to Deanna Bassett and was loved by co-owners Deanna and Bob Bassett and Michele Czarnecki.
Emee with daughter GCH CH Czarcrest's Hey Look Me Over! (Mia).
We will miss you Emee!
CH MACH3 RATCHX2 Czarcrest's Bonnie Wee Blue Angel BN VCD1 RAE MXC MJC OF ME CG TDU CAA ("Bean") ranked in the top 5 Westies in Agility and competed at the 2016 AKC Agility Invitational. Bean is trained by Susan Chapman and owned by Susan Chapman and Michele Czarnecki.
14-1/2 year old CH Czarcrest's Look At Me! ("Emee") came for grooming today. She is still the sweetest dog ever! Emee is owned by Deanna and Bob Bassett and Michele Czarnecki. Emee is the daughter of CH Czarcrest's Double Delight ROM ("Dee Dee") and the mother of GCH CH Czarcrest's Hey Look Me Over! ("Mia").
U-AGII U-CDX CH Czarcrest's Cure For The Blues CDX GO AXP OJP NFP RATM MR ("Curtis") earned his third leg in Utility A for his UD title on Saturday, November 19 at the Dog Training Club of Champaign-Urbana obedience trial under Judge James Ham with a second placement. Curtis is owned by Carol and Gordon Walker, who are extremely proud of this boy and his accomplishment because, he would rather be hunting rats, of course!
Photo by Giordano Photography
We at Czarcrest are thrilled to announce that CH Czarcrest's Midsummer's Knight ("Keegan") was awarded the distinction of ROM (Register of Merit) at the West Highland White Terrier Club of America National Specialty this October. This signifies that Keegan is a top producing sire with eleven Champion offspring to his credit.
Congratulations to Mike and Theresa Hawryszkow and Michele Czarnecki. Also, congratulations to all the breeders who bred to him and loved his puppies enough to show them. Now it's CH Czarcrest's Midsummer's Knight ROM. We are proud of you Keegan!
CH Czarcrest's Cure For The Blues CDX GO RA AXP OJP NFP SE RATM ("Curtis") earned his third leg in Master Earthdog on October 22 under Judge Teresa Randell. On October 23, Curtis earned his fourth leg for his Master Earthdog title (ME) under Judge Denise Faulker, pictured above, with owner Carol Walker, who couldn't be prouder of Curtis and his latest accomplishment.
Czarcrest's Look of Love BN NAP NJP ("Lovee") made her first trip to the Westie National Specialty the first week of October. First stop was Palmyra, PA where Lovee earned a Double Q and first placements in Open Standard Preferred and Open Jumpers Preferred Agility at the WHWTCA trial and another Q in Open Jumpers Preferred the next day at the NTCA trial with another first placement. Then on to Kimberton, where Lovee earned her RATN title at the WHWTCA barn hunt trials. On Friday Lovee earned her Rally Novice title (RN) under judge Marilou McCloskey with a first placement. Finally on Saturday, Lovee competed in the Coursing Ability Test (CAT) and earned two Q's. Then she packed her bags and headed back home. Lovee is owned by Carol and Gordon Walker.
CH Czarcrest's Cure For The Blues CDX GO RA AXP OJP NFP SE RATS ("Curtis") earned his fifth leg in Master Barn Hunt for his RATM title at the Prarieland Standard Schnauzer Club's barn hunt trials held September 24-25 in Bloomington, Illinois under Judge Becky Heiner. Curtis is owned by Carol and Gordon Walker.
Bean on the cover of Westie Imprint!
Czarcrest's Look of Love BN ("Lovee") earned her third leg in Novice Agility Preferred for her NAP title at Peoria Obedience Training Club's fall agility trials at the Avantis Dome in Pekin, Illinois on September 9 under Judge Rick Fyfe. Lovee also earned her second leg in Novice Jumpers Preferred under Judge Diane Fyfe. On September 10, Lovee earned her third leg in Novice Jumpers Preferred for her NJP title under Judge Rick Fyfe and earned her first leg in Open Agility Preferred under Judge Diane Fyfe. Lovee is owned and trained by Carol Walker. Looks like another trip to McDonalds for ice cream??!
Blue recently came to visit Michele and get a trim. Still going strong at 13 years old!
Judy Baird reports that CH Czarcrest's Double Latte ME RATN (NACSW NW2) ("Teyah") qualified at the Element Specialty Trial for Level 1 Vehicles on July 31 in Carson, WA. Her new title is EST L1V. Teyah found each hide of 4 separate searches including cars, flat bed trailer, and ride on mower.
Czarcrest's Blue Without You JE RATN ("Pixie") doing Coursing Ability (CAT). Pixie is owned by Susan Chapman and Michele Czarnecki.
U-ACH U-CDX Czarcrest's Carefree Chloe CDX RE OA OAJ MXP MJP OF Versatile Dog ("Chloe") crossed over the Rainbow Bridge on Monday, June 20, after a brief illness. Chloe was such a happy girl, just like her mother, Charlotte. She lived each day of her 15 years to the fullest and had many endearing qualities.
She loved doing agility just like her "Uncle Woody" and tolerated obedience as long as she got plenty of treats. She will be greatly missed by her owners, Carol and Gordon Walker. Rest in peace, sweet Chloe.
U-AGII U-CDX CH Czarcrest's Cure For The Blues CDX GO RN AXP OJP NFP SE RATS ("Curtis") earned his first leg in Utility A at the Dog Training Club of Champaign-Urbana's obedience trial on June 11 under Judge Rick Cox with a first placement and score of 194.5. Another trip to McDonald's for ice cream!
Czarcrest's Look of Love ("Lovee") made her debut in the obedience ring on June 11, at the Dog Training Club of Champaign-Urbana. In Trial 1 under Judge John Landis, Lovee earned her first leg in Beginner Novice with a second placement and score of 197. In Trial 2, Lovee earned her second leg with a second placement and a score of 196.5 under Judge Rick Cox. On June 12 in Trial 3, Lovee earned her third leg for her Beginner Novice (BN) title with a second placement and a score of 198 under Judge Ronnie Bizer, pictured below with owner/trainer Carol Walker.
For the third consecutive year, the adult medial day care where my husband attends invited me to bring my Westies. It has been a big hit with the patients in the past and the dogs have a lot of fun as well. This year we were joined by Susan Chapman and Hope. I brought Darla and Bryce who were there last year as young puppies.
I can't say enough good things about the staff at "Active Day of Merrillville", and the are all dog lovers. A fun time was had by all
U-AGII U-CDX CH Czarcrest's Cure For The Blues CDX GO RN AXP OJP NFP JE RATS ("Curtis") passed his third Senior Earth Dog test for his title at the Greater Twin Cities Earth Dog Club's tests on May 21 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin under Judge Donna Johnson. All dogs earning titles received a trophy with a little black rat on it and much to Curtis's delight, it even squeaked! He celebrated with an ice cream cone at Dairy Queen.
U-ACH U-CDX Czarcrest's Carefree Chloe CDX RE OA OAJ MXP MJP OF Versatile Dog ("Chloe") celebrated her 15th birthday with "pup cakes"! Chloe is owned by Carol and Gordon Walker.
Kooper wishing you “Happy Valentine’s Day” on his 6 week birthday!
Above is our Czarcrest Westies ad as seen in the West Highland White Terrier Club of America Yearbook. Pictured with Michele are Blue and his granddaughter Jasmine.
Czarcrest's Blue Without You JE RATN ("Pixie") earned her Barn Hunt Open title (RATO) at the Greater Lafayette Kennel Club trial on January 23rd. Pixie is owned by Susan Chapman and Michele Czarnecki.
photo used with permission of Mary Sparrow
Nationally renowned artist Mary Sparrow of Hanging the Moon Studio has created this adorable interpretation of our 2014 photo of 4 generations of Czarcrest females that she has titled "Mother's and Daughters". Her work can be viewed at www.marysparrow.com.
Original photo. From left to right: Lovee, 2 yrs, Emee, 12 yrs, Mia, 6 yrs, and Darla, 9 wks.
Lovee's Little Gobblers are growing up!
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