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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.

NV – (Can) MBOSS BPISS MBPIG GCH/(Am) CH BULLDACIOUS LA DEE DA CGN CGC TDI – is our Oakley’s aunt.

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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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2011 Annual Highlights

Moxie
First Bulldog to earn an AKC Coursing Ability (CA) title
First Bulldog to earn an AKC Coursing Ability Advanced (CAA) title
First/Only Bulldog to produce 4 AKC Coursing Ability titled offspring
Second Bulldog ever to hold Open level AKC titles in Obedience & Agility (our Bertha was the first)

Tipsy
Completed her AKC Coursing Ability (CA) title
Completed her AKC Coursing Ability Advanced (CAA) title
Completed her AKC Rally Novice (RN) title

Rowdy
Completed his AKC Coursing Ability (CA) title
Completed his AKC Rally Novice (RN) title

Jack
Completed his AKC Coursing Ability (CA) title
Completed his AKC Rally Novice (RN) title

Rocky (& Tiew)
Completed his AKC Coursing Ability (CA) title
First CA titled male Bulldog
Completed his AKC Coursing Ability Advanced (CAA) title
Completed his Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certification

Penny
First/Only Kuvasz to produce multiple offspring that placed at The Garden
KCA National Specialty Show Best Brood Bitch & Best Veteran Bitch
Daughter, Tuppence, completed her AKC Rally Novice (RN) title

Penny & Tanner
Dam & Son duo OFA Champions of Health for June 2011 OFA online Gallery

Tanner (& Handler Diana Wilson)
Kuvasz Breed History: America’s #9 Show Dog Overall + #2 Working Breed Show Dog
#1 Kuvasz All Systems 3rd year in a row with 18 Bests in Show + 70 Group Firsts (for a total of 25 BIS’s & 104 G1’s thru 2011)
BOB at Westminster 3rd year in a row + G3 at the Garden
Kuvasz Club of America Best of Breed (BISS) 3rd year in a row
BOB & BBBE at AKC/Eukanuba Invitational 3rd year in a row  

Moola (& Connie)
Top 15 in All Breed*
Group Placer
Completed Open Agility Preferred (OAP) title
Completed Open Jumper Preferred (OJP) title
Completed Agility Excellent Preferred (AXP) title
Completed Agility Excellent Jumper Preferred (AJP)
First Kuvasz to earn a Beginner Novice (BN) title
First Kuvasz to earn a Graduate Novice (GN) title
KCA Standard Agility Performance Award (SAPA) + Jumpers Agility Performance Award (JAPA) qualifier

Song (& handler)
#1 Kuvasz Bitch + #2 Kuvasz All Systems
Best in Show winner
Multiple Group Winner & Placer
Grand Champion (GCH)
KCA Conformation Outstanding Achievement Award (COAA) qualifier

 

2010 Annual Highlights

Wildwood
AKC Breeder of Merit recognition

Moxie
Completed her AKC Companion Dog Excellent (CDX) title
Became a dam

Rocky (& Tiew)
Completed his AKC Rally Novice (RN) title at 7 mos. old  

Penny
Hall of Fame status for her exceptional contributions to the breed as a producer
Top Producing Dam
Daughter, Tuppence, earned her AKC Championship
Daughter, Reina, completed her AKC Rally Novice (RN) title + Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certification

Legend
Daughter, Keri, earned her AKC Championship

Angel
Became a dam

Tanner
First Kuvasz ever to break into the Top 10 Working Dogs per Show Sight ratings
#1 Kuvasz All Systems 2nd year in a row
5 Bests in Show + 23 Group Firsts + 36 Group Placements
BOB at Westminster 2nd year in a row
BOB & BBBE at AKC/Eukanuba Invitational 2nd year in a row
First Kuvasz Grand Champion (GCH)    

Moola
The 15th Kuvasz ever to title in Agility
#1 Kuvasz in both Agility & Rally per Front & Finish ratings
Completed AKC Novice Agility Preferred (NAP) title
Completed AKC Novice Jumper Preferred (NJP) title
First/Only Rally Advanced Excellent 2 (RAE2) Kuvasz
Top Kuvasz of The Year in Versatility

Song
#5 Kuvasz in All Breed*
Group Winner & Multiple Group Placer
Top 20 in Breed
KCA Conformation Performance Award (CPA)

 

2009 Annual Highlights

MOXIE (Bulldog) – Open Agility Preferred (OAP) + Open Jumper Preferred (OJP) + Novice Jumper Preferred (NJP) … Rally Excellent (RE) …Delta Society Therapy Dog

TANNER (Kuvasz out of Penny) # 1 Kuvasz All Systems + 2 Bests in Show + 11 Group Firsts + 13 Group Placements … KCA National Specialty BOB …Champion (CH)

ANGEL (Kuvasz out of Penny by Legend) – #1 Kuvasz Bitch in All Breed** + Group Placer + Top 10 in Breed … KCA National Specialty BOS to her brother’s BOB … KCA Versatility Outstanding Achievement Award (VOAA) … Delta Society Therapy Dog

PENNY (Kuvasz) – First/Only Kuvasz to produce two Best in Show offspring … Companion Dog (CD) … Obedience High in Trial … KCA Obedience Performance Award (OPA) + Obedience Outstanding Achievement Award (OOAA) … Novice Agility Preferred (NAP) + Novice Jumper Preferred (NJP) … Rally Advanced Excellent (RAE) … Top Kuvasz of the Year in Versatility … KCA Versatility Outstanding Achievement Award (VOAA) … Delta Society Therapy Dog … American Temperament Test Society (TT) … Canine Good Citizen (CGC)

ASTRO (Kuvasz sired by Legend) – #2 Kuvasz in All Breed* + Multiple Group Placer + Top 10 in Breed

ALI (Kuvasz sired by Legend) – Rally Novice (RN)

2008 Annual Highlights

ANGEL (Kuvasz out of Penny by Legend) – Top 10 Kuvasz in All Breed** + Group Placer … Companion Dog (CD) … Novice Jumper Preferred (NJP) + the first 2nd generation agility titled Kuvasz … Rally Advanced (RA) + Rally Excellent (RE) … Top Kuvasz of the Year in Versatility … KCA National Specialty Award of Merit … Canine Good Citizen (CGC) … American Temperament Test Society (TT)

MOXIE (Bulldog) – Companion Dog (CD) … Rally Novice + Rally Advanced (RA) … Novice Agility Preferred (NAP) … American Temperament Test Society (TT)

ASTRO (Kuvasz sired by Legend) – #1 Kuvasz Dog in All Breed* + Top 10 in Breed

TUESDAY (Kuvasz out of Ruby) – Top 15 in All Breed* + Group Placer + Top 20 in Breed

2007 Annual Highlights

ANGEL (Kuvasz out of Penny by Legend) – #1 Kuvasz in All Breed** + Multiple Group Placer + BOB & Group 4 at Westminster … KCA Conformation Outstanding Achievement Award (COAA)

PENNY (Kuvasz) – Rally Excellent (RE) …KCA Versatility Performance Award (VPA) … KCA Outstanding Dam Award (OD)

LEGEND (Kuvasz) – KCA Outstanding Sire (OS)

MOOLA (Kuvasz out of Penny by Legend) – Rally Novice (RN) + Rally Advanced (RA) + Rally Excellent (RE) + Rally Advanced excellent (RAE) … Companion Dog (CD) … KCA Versatility Outstanding Achievement Award (VOAA) …KCA Outstanding Obedience Achievement Award (OOAA) …Top Kuvasz of the Year in Versatility

KINGSTON (Kuvasz out of Penny by Legend) – Rally Novice (RN)

EINSTEIN (Kuvasz – out of Penny by Legend) – Rally Novice (RN)

BROOKE (Kuvasz out of Ruby) – Rally Advanced (RA) + Rally Excellent (RE)

TUESDAY (Kuvasz out of Ruby) – Top 10 in All Breed* + Group Placer + Top 15 in Breed

ASTRO (Kuvasz sired by Legend) – Champion (CH)

STELLA (Kuvasz sired by Legend) – Champion (CH)

VENUS (Kuvasz sired by Legend) – Rally Novice (RN)

DIESEL (Bulldog) – Companion Dog (CD) + Canine Good Citizen (CGC)

MOXIE (Bulldog) – Canine Good Citizen (CGC)

2006 Annual Highlights

ANGEL (Kuvasz – out of Penny by Legend) – Best In Show (BIS) + #1 in All Breed* + Multiple Group Winner & Placer + Top 5 in Breed … BOB, BBBE & BBE G3 at AKC/Eukanuba Invitational … KCA National Specialty WB, BOW & BBBE … KCA Conformation Performance Award (CPA) … Champion (CH)

PENNY (Kuvasz) – #1 in Breed + Multiple Group Winner & Placer + #3 in All Breed* + Top Producing Dam … AKC/Eukanuba Invitational Award of Excellence while her daughter, Angel went BOB, BBBE & BBE G3 … Rally Novice (RN) + Rally Advanced (RA) …Top Producing Dam

LEGEND (Kuvasz) –  Top 15 in Breed & All Breed* + Group Placer … Rally Advanced (RA) + Rally Excellent (RE) + Rally Advanced Excellent (RAE) + First RAE Kuvasz … KCA Outstanding Obedience Achievement Award (OOAA) …Top Kuvasz of the Year in Versatility … Top Producing Sire …KCA National Specialty Best Veteran … AKC Veteran Group Winner … Inaugural Kuvasz OFA Champion of Health … American Temperament Test Society (TT) … Delta Society Therapy Dog

RUBY (Kuvasz) – Rally Novice (RN)

JELLO (Kuvasz out of Ruby) – Rally Novice (RN)

BROOKE (Kuvasz out of Ruby) – Companion Dog (CD)

TUESDAY (Kuvasz out of Ruby) – Top 10 in Breed + Top 20 in All Breed*

PENNY (Kuvasz) – Kuvasz National Specialty Best of Breed (BISS) + Rally Novice (RN) + Rally Advanced (RA)

ANGEL (Kuvasz out of Penny by Legend) – Best in Show (BIS) + Champion (CH) + Rally Novice (RN) + Top 5 in Breed

KINGSTON (Kuvasz out of Penny by Legend) – Champion (CH)

MOOLA (Kuvasz out of Penny by Legend) – Champion (CH) + Group Placer + Top 15 in All Breed*  

VENUS (Kuvasz sired by Legend) – Champion (CH)

DIESEL (Bulldog) – Rally Novice (RN)

2005 Annual Highlights

LEGEND (Kuvasz) –  #1 Kuvasz Dog in All Breed* + Multiple Group Placer + Top 15 in Breed … Open Jumper Preferred (OJP) … Rally Novice (RN) … AKC ACE Awards Certificate of Honor … AKC/Eukanuba BOS to Penny’s BOB …  

DIESEL (Bulldog) – Novice Agility Preferred (NAP)

RUBY (Kuvasz) – Companion Dog (CD) … KCA Versatility Performance Award (VPA)

BROOKE (Kuvasz out of Ruby) – Rally Novice (RN)

TUESDAY (Kuvasz out of Ruby) – #1 in All Breed* + Multiple Group Placer + #2 in Breed

PENNY (Kuvasz) – Top 10 in Breed & All Breed* + Group Placer … BOB & BBBE at AKC/Eukanuba Invitational … KCA National Specialty BOS … Whelped First litter

2004 Annual Highlights

PENNY (Kuvasz) – #1 Kuvasz All Systems + Multiple Group Winner & Placer … Westminster Award of Excellence … KCA Conformation Outstanding Achievement Award (COAA)

RUBY (Kuvasz) – KCA Outstanding Dam Award (OD)

JELLO (Kuvasz out of Ruby) – Novice Jumper Preferred (NJP)

ZINGER (Kuvasz out of Ruby) – Champion (CH)

TUESDAY (Kuvasz out of Ruby) – Group Winner & Multiple Group Placer + #3 in All Breed* + Top 20 in Breed

2003 Annual Highlights

LEGEND (Kuvasz) – Companion Dog Excellent (CDX) … Novice Agility Preferred (NAP) + Novice Jumper Preferred (NJP) … Multiple Group Placer + Top 10 in Breed & All Breed** … Inaugural KCA Top Kuvasz of the Year in Versatility … KCA Obedience Performance Award (OPA)

PENNY (Kuvasz) – #1 in Breed & All Breed* + Multiple Group Placer … BOB & BBBE at AKC/Eukanuba National Championship … KCA Conformation Performance Award (CPA)

RUBY (Kuvasz) – Top Producing Bitch

JELLO (Kuvasz out of Ruby) – Champion (CH)

TUESDAY (Kuvasz out of Ruby) – Champion (CH) + #3 in All Breed* + Multiple Group Placer + Top 15 in Breed

BO (Kuvasz out of Ruby) – Champion (CH)

DIESEL (Bulldog) – Novice Jumper Preferred (NJP)

2002 Annual Highlights

LEGEND (Kuvasz) – Novice Agility Jumper (NAJ) + Open Agility (OA) + Open Agility Jumper + (OAJ) … KCA Standard Agility Performance Award (SAPA) + KCA Jumpers Agility Performance Award (JAPA) … Top 15 in All Breed* + Group Placer  

PENNY (Kuvasz) – Champion (CH) …Quickest finish: 14 days/4 shows

BERTHA (Bulldog) – First Master Excellent (MX) Bulldog

2001 Annual Highlights

BERTHA (Bulldog) – United Kennel Club Companion Dog Excellent (UCDX)

LEGEND (Kuvasz) – AKC Companion Dog (CD) + UKC Companion Dog (UCD) … KCA Versatility Outstanding Achievement Award (VOAA)

RUBY (Kuvasz) – Champion (CH) + Canine Good Citizen (CGC)

2000 Annual Highlights

BERTHA (Bulldog) – Agility Excellent (AX) … Companion Dog Excellent (CDX)…First Bulldog to hold Open level AKC titles in both Agility & Obedience

LEGEND (Kuvasz) – Champion (CH) + Top 15 in Breed … Novice Agility (NA) … Canine Good Citizen (CGC) … KCA Versatility Certificate (VC)   

1999 Annual Highlights

BERTHA (Bulldog) – Open Agility (OA) + Open Agility Jumper (OAJ) … First OAJ Bulldog … Agility Excellent Jumper (AXJ) … First AXJ Bulldog … Companion Dog (CD)

RYDER (Rottweiler) – Novice Agility Jumper (NAJ)

1998 Annual Highlights

BERTHA (Bulldog) – Novice Agility (NA) + Novice Agility Jumper (NAJ) … First NAJ Bulldog 

RYDER (Rottweiler) – Companion Dog (CD)

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          * = All Breed per Canine Chronicle rating system

        ** = All Breed per Dog News rating system

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