News

3/14/2015

Oakley completed her AKC Beginner Novice (BN) obedience title & also got  3rd place.  At just 7 months of age, she is now:
Multiple UKC Group Winning/Multiple AKC Beginner Puppy Group Winning
UCH Wildwood Little Miss Sure Shot BN RN
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3/7-8/2015

Jack
Completed his Beginner Novice obedience title.  He went into the weekend with one qualifying score (& a first place) already under his belt, and finished the weekend with the final two Qs for his title with placements.

Oakley
Also entered in Beginner Novice.  She qualified in both trials so is two for two in her BN title quest, at 7 months of age.

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3/1/2015

Congratulations to Tiew and her 7 month old Hopsing on earning two legs toward an
AKC Rally Novice title!

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2/16/2015

Congratulations to our friends at Bulldacious Bulldogs for winning an Award of Merit in a large entry at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club show on their girl, NV (our Oakley’s aunt).

NV – (Can) MBOSS BPISS MBPIG GCH/(Am) CH BULLDACIOUS LA DEE DA CGN CGC TDI

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2/13-15/2015

United Kennel Club (UKC) shows – Oakley finished her UKC Championship and also was awarded two Group 1’s and a Group 4.  She is now Multiple UKC Group Winning UCH Little Miss Sure Shot, RN.

Congratulations to Tiew Honig & Hopsing on now being 2/3 of the way to his UKC championship!

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1/29 – 1/31/2015

Five days after turning six months old, Oakley earned her AKC Rally Novice (RN) title with a second place in an all-breed class of 14!

1/31 – 2/1/2015

Splash earned her Novice Agility Preferred (NAP) title and picked up her fist Q in Open, handled by Connie Townsend.

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1/17/2015

Oakley & her litter brother, Hopsing, showed again in AKC Beginner Puppies.
Oakley won the Breed & Group again & Hopsing was again Best of Opposite to her.

 

 

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2014 Annual Highlights

Moxie
Became the 20th Bulldog in the history of the breed to be awarded an AKC Utility Dog (UD) obedience title

Tipsy
Became the proud dam of 4 boys & 2 girls
Completed her AKC Agility Excellent Jumper Preferred (AJP) title
Completed her AKC Agility Excellent Preferred (AXP) title
Met the criteria for induction into the Bulldog Club of America’s Hall of Fame (for Companion Events)
Completed her AKC Companion Dog Excellent (CDX) obedience title
Joined Moxie & Bertha as the only three Bulldogs in history to title past novice in Obedience + STD Agility + JWW Agility

Oakley
Won multiple Bests of Breed and Group One’s in AKC’s Beginner Puppy conformation shows

Jack
Debuted in AKC agility & earned an NJP leg

Rowdy
Debuted in AKC agility & earned an NJP leg

Hopsing (& Tiew)
Won multiple Best of Opposite awards to his sister, Oakley, in AKC’s Beginner Puppy conformation shows
Certified as a S.T.A.R. puppy

Rocky (& Tiew)
1 Q toward an AKC Rally Advanced (RA) title
Completed his AKC PreNovice/PreCompanion Dog (PCD) title
Completed his AKC Companion Dog (CD) obedience title
Is now Wildwood One Night In Bangkok Rocks CD PCD BN RN NAP NJP CAX CGC

Moola (& Connie)
Completed her AKC Master Agility Excellent Preferred 2 (MXP2) title
Completed her AKC Master Bronze Agility Preferred (MXPB) title
Completed her AKC Master Agility Excellent Preferred 3 (MXP3) title
Is now Multiple Group Placing CH Szumeria’s Wildwood Pretty Penny VCD2 BN GN RAE2 MXP3 MXPB MJP CGC

Tanner (& handler Diana Wilson)
Came out of retirement for the 2014 Kuvasz National Specialty Show & won it for an unprecedented 6th time!

Song (& handler)
Repeat Best of Opposite to Tanner at the KCA National Specialty

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2013 Annual Highlights

Moxie
2 Qs toward an AKC Utility Dog (UD) title:
***Q #1: First place out of 11 in All Breed Utility A
***Q #2: First place as only entry in Specialty Utility A
Completed her AKC Versatility (VER) title with 3 first placements in All-Breed shows
1 Q toward an AKC PreOpen/PreCompanion Dog Excellent (PCDX) title
4th Q toward an AKC Rally Advanced Excellent (RAE) title

Tipsy
Completed her AKC Open Jumper Preferred (OJP) title
2 Q’s toward an AKC Agility Excellent Preferred (AXP) title
2 Qs toward an AKC Agility Jumper Preferred (AJP) title
1 Q toward an AKC Companion Dog Excellent (CDX) obedience title
1 Q toward an AKC Rally Advanced (RA) title

BCA National Specialty
A wonderful experience for the Wildwood Gang: Five Q’s in Obedience & 5 Q’s in Rally! The loot:
BCA loot

Rowdy
Completed his AKC Beginner Novice (BN) title with placements
1 Q toward an AKC Rally Advanced (RA) title with placement

Jack
1 Q toward an AKC Beginner Novice (BN) title with placement
1 Q toward an AKC Rally Advanced (RA) title with placement

Rocky (& Tiew)
Completed his NJP title with a first placement
1 Q toward a CD title

Moola (& Connie)
Completed her AKC Master Excellent Preferred (MXP) agility title
Completed her AKC Master Excellent Jumper Preferred (MJP) agility title
Became just the second Kuvasz in history to title at the Master level in AKC Agility
Second year in a row as the only Kuvasz invitee to the AKC/Eukanuba Agility Invitational
More Qs toward AKC MXP2 & MXPB titles
Multiple Double Qs

Splash (& Connie)
Completed her AKC Novice Jumper Preferred (NJP) title
Became the only third generation agility titled Kuvasz

Tanner (& handler Diana Wilson)
Won the Kuvasz National Specialty for the 5th year in a row
Retired with 54 All-Breed Bests in Show, 200 Group Firsts & Gold level Grand Championship

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2012 Annual Highlights

Moxie
Became the first AKC Coursing Ability Excellent (CAX) titled Bulldog
1 Q toward an AKC Versatility (VER) title with a first place
All 4 offspring completed multiple health tests & earned AKC titles
Both Moxie & her littermate, Gabe, received BCA’s highest level of Health Ambassador Award (Platinum)
Littermate, Gabe, & breeder, Cheryl Knapp, had a great year in multiple events
Check out Gabe’s website for details: www.GabeRocks.com

Tipsy
Became the second Coursing Ability Excellent (CAX) titled Bulldog.  Her dam (Moxie) was the first.
Completed her AKC Companion Dog (CD) obedience title 3 for 3 with placements for all 3 legs in all-breed competition
Earned Highest Scoring Non-Sporting Breed in Trial (AKC obedience)
Completed her AKC Beginner Novice (BN) obedience title
Completed her AKC Novice & Open Agility Preferred titles (NAP & OAP)
Completed her AKC Novice Jumper Preferred (NJP) title
2 Qs toward an Open Jumper Preferred title
Became a second generation titleholder in AKC obedience, rally, standard agility, jumpers agility & coursing

Rowdy & Jack
Completed their AKC Coursing Ability Advanced (CAA) titles

Rocky (& Tiew)
The first/only male Bulldog to earn AKC’s top level all-breed Coursing title – Coursing Ability Excellent (CAX)
Completed his AKC Novice Agility Preferred (NAP) title
1 Q toward an AKC Novice Jumper Preferred (NJP) title
1 Q toward an AKC PreNovice/PreCompanion Dog (PCD) obedience title with a 3rd place
Completed his AKC Beginner Novice (BN) obedience title with a 3rd place

Penny
Completed her AKC Beginner Novice (BN) title & is the oldest Kuvasz bitch to earn an AKC title
Completed her AKC Open Agility Preferred (OAP) title at 10 yrs of age & is the oldest Kuvasz ever to title in AKC agility
Penny, Legend & Moola are the only Kuvasz dam, sire & offspring trio with open level AKC agility titles
Awarded KCA’s annual OFA Champion of Health
Honored, along with her son, Tanner, as OFA Champions of Health in OFA’s online gallery
Dam of the National Specialty winner (Tanner) and Best of Opposite to him  (Song)

Legend
Completed his Beginner Novice (BN) obedience title
Lived up to his name with more breed history – the oldest Kuvasz ever to earn an AKC title
Legend, Penny & Moola are the only Kuvasz sire, dam & offspring trio with open level AKC agility titles
Son, Astro, was Number 4 in Breed & Number 9 in All-Breed

Ruby
Great grandson, Botti, completed his AKC Companion Dog (CD) obedience title from the Novice A class

Tanner (& handler Diana Wilson & B/O/H Lynn Brady)
America’s #7 Show Dog out of all dogs of all breeds shown
Was awarded his 50th BIS
Earned Multiple Back-to-Back Bests in Show
Won the Kuvasz National Specialty for the 4th year in a row & an all-breed BIS the same weekend
BOB at the Westminster Kennel Club show
Became the top winning Kuvasz ever at the prestigious AKC Eukanuba National Championship with:
***Best of Breed, ***Group 2, ***Best Bred By Exhibitor, & ***Bred By Group 3

Moola (& Connie)
Completed her Companion Dog Excellent  (CDX ) obedience title
Became the first champion in the breed to earn AKC’s Versatile Companion Dog 2 (VCD2) title
Matched & surpassed her sire’s (Legend) breed history:
Legend set the record in October of 2003 as the only champion Kuvasz to hold open AKC titles in both
obedience & agility. He held that record for 9 years until his daughter, Moola, became the second & only
other champion Kuvasz ever to earn a CH + a CDX + Open Agility titles in AKC events
Passed the American Temperament Test Society’s testing to earn her TT
Became the 9th Kuvasz to earn an AKC Tracking Dog (TD) title
In Agility, earned 7 MXP legs, 1 MJP leg, and a Double Q
Represented the Kuvasz breed at the AKC Eukanuba National Agility
Received AKC’s Award of Merit as the Top Agility Kuvasz for 2012
The only Kuvasz ever to have been Breeder/Owner/Handled (by Connie Townsend) for all these achievements

Song
National Specialty BOS to her littermate, Tanner
Number 8 Kuvasz in All-Breed & Number 12 in Breed

Szumeria Kuvasz
Our dear friends, mentors and partners in all things Kuvasz – Lynn Brady & Connie Townsend of Szumeria – were honored by the American Kennel Club as the 2012 Working Group Breeders of the Year.

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