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  2012
 
 
12/9/12 - Nitro (Curly Cottage Nitro) was selected as winner's dog at the Western Reserve KC show in Cleveland, OH under Judge Ronald Spritzer.  Nitro now has 12 of his 15 points toward his AKC championship!
 Curly Cottage Nitro - Winners Dog
 
12/8/12 -  Rico (GCH CH Darkside Ric-O-Shay CD BN CA THD) was selected as best of breed and Nitro (Curly Cottage Nitro) was selected as winner's dog and best of winners at the Richland County KC show in Cleveland, OH under Judge Denny Mounce.  Way to go boys!!
 
12/7/12 - Nitro (Curly Cottage Nitro) was selected as winner's dog and best of winners at the Medina KC show in Cleveland, OH under Judge Terry DePietro. Rico earned select male for 2 points toward his bronze grand championship.
 
 12/6/12 -  Rico (GCH CH Darkside Ric-O-Shay CD BN CA THD) was selected as best of breed and Nitro (Curly Cottage Nitro) was selected as winner's dog and best of winners at the Richland County KC show in Cleveland, OH under Judge Betty Ann Stenmark.  This win finished Rico's AKC Grand Championship!
 
11/4/12 - Nitro (Curly Cottage Nitro) sped around the lure course in record time to earn his second AKC CA leg!  Yeah Nitro!
 
 
11/3/12 - Nitro earned his first leg of his AKC Coursing Ability Test in Austintown, OH at the Northcoast Coursing Club Trial. 
 
 
9/14/12 - Curly Cottage Nitro placed first in the Amateur Owner Handler Class at the CCRCA National Specialty in Beachwood, OH under Judge Ann Yuhaz.
 
 
Curly Cottage Nitro at 2012 CCRCA Specialty
 
9/13/12 - At the CCRCA National Specialty Nitro (Curly Cottage Nitro) was 2nd in the 12-18 month sweepstakes class under Judge Tony Eales.  Nitro also earned his AKC Canine Good Citizen certificate at the specialty!  Good Nitro! 
 
New AKC Grand Champion  - Rico
 
9/12/12 - Rico (CH Darkside Ric-O-Shay BN CA THD) earned his Companion Dog Title and 3rd place at the Curly Coated Retriever Club of America National Specialty in Beachwood, OH under Judge Jeff Showman. Way to go Lori Wilkoff and Rico!
 
9/9/12 - Rico earned his UKC grand championship at the Carnation City KC show in Ravenna, OH.  Way to go Rico!!
 
 
New Canadian Champion - Grear!
 
9/2/12 - Grear (Am & Canadian CH Choccashaws Dawn Comes Quickly) has earned her Canadian Championship by going best of breed at both the saturday and sunday Essex KC shows in Ontario, Canada.  She earned her championship under International Judge Federico Fernandez of the Dominican Republic.  Way to go Grear!
 
8/27/12 - Congratulations to Lori Wilkoff and Rico (CH Darkside Ric-O-Shay BN CA THD) on earning Rico's AKC Therapy Dog title.  Lori and Rico make weekly trips to a nursing home to comfort and entertain the patients. Rico is truly a multi-talented curly!
 
8/20/12 - Curly Cottage Nitro (Nitro) entered his first Ultimate Air Dog event at the Canine Fun Days in Moreland Hills, OH.  He earned two legs toward his novice title.  He qualified for the overall finals in his class and then earned second place with a jump of 7 feet 11 inches!  Way to go Nitro!
 
New Estonian Champion- Darkside Calamity Jane
 
8/18/12 - Congratulations to Lena Gottfridsson and CJ.  CJ earned a CAC and is now a champion in Estonia!
 
8/5/12 - At the Mahoning-Shenango KC show in Canfield, OH Rico was select dog for 2 points and Nitro was winners dog for one point under Judge Mari Kennedy.  Way to go boys!
 
 
8/4/12 - Curly Cottage Nitro (Nitro) was selected winners dog at the Beaver County KC show in Canfield, OH under Judge Sam Houston McDonald.
 
8/3/12 - Curly Cottage Nitro (Nitro) was winners dog and best of winners at the Columbiana County KC show in Canfield, OH under Judge Len Harfield. CH Darkside Ric-O-Shay was select dog.
 
7/13-15/12 - Rico was best of breed at the Grand River and Ashtabula KC shows!  Congratulations to Lori Wilkoff and Rico!
 
 
Grear earns her coursing ability title!
 
7/9/12 - Grear (GCh Choccashaws Dawn Comes Quickly RN) can add a CA to her name!  She earned her third leg of her coursing ability title handled by Rick Davis at Austintown, OH
 
6/10/12 - Spirit (Ch Darkside Ghostrider In The Sky) was best of breed and Yippie (Ch Darkside Yippie-Ki-Yay) was best of opposites under Judge Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine at the Mckinley KC show in Canton, OH
 
6/9/12 - Yippie (Ch Darkside Yippie-Ki-Yay) was best of breed and Spirit (Ch Darkside Ghostrider In The Sky) was best of opposites under Judge Houston Clark at the Mckinley KC show in Canton, OH
 
5/26/12 - Rico (Ch Darkside Ric-O-Shay) earned his third lure coursing ability leg to her earn his coursing ability title under Judge Dan O'Neil at the Northcoast Coursing Club field trial in Austintown,OH. To see Rico's run click here: Rico's Third Coursing Leg 
 
5/27/12 - Curly Cottage Nitro (Nitro) earned two more AKC champion points as winners dog under Judge Patricia Robinson the Trumbull County KC show in New Castle, PA.  Ch Darkside Rico-O-Shay (Rico) went select dog for a five point grand champion major.  Way to go boys!
 
(SAL) - Ch Laketower Laff In the Dark RE BN CA 
 
5/26/12 - Sal (Ch Laketower Laff In the Dark) earned her third lure coursing ability leg to her earn her coursing ability title under Judge Vilma O'Neil at the Northcoast Coursing Club field trial in Austintown,OH.  Son Rico (Ch Ric-O-Shay) earned his second leg.
 
Curly Cottage Nitro (Nitro) Winners Dog
 
5/26/12 - Curly Cottage Nitro (Nitro) earned his first two AKC champion points as winners dog under Judge Jo Ann Colvin at the New Castle KC show in New Castle, PA
 
5/25/12 - Rico (Ch Darkside Ric-O-Shay) went select dog and his sister Spirit (Ch Darksdie Ghostrider in the Sky) was best of opposites at the Trumbull County KC show in New Castle, PA under Judge Elizabeth Muthard.
 
"Spirit" - New UKC Champion
 
5/20/12 -  Spirit earned a group 2 placement under Judge Tim Paar and a group 3 placement under Judge Diane Raymond at shows 1 and 2 at the Carnation City KC shows.  Spirit is now a UKC champion as well as an AKC champion!
 
"Yippie" -  New UKC Champion
 
 
5/19/12 - Yippie (Ch Darkside Yippie-Ki-Yay) earned a best of breed at the first Carnation City KC show in Ravenna,OH under Judge Nancy Beeman.  The placement gave Yippie his UKC Championship.  In show #2 Spirit (Ch Darkside Ghostrider in the Sky) earned a group 2 placement from Judge Sharon Griffon.
 
5/13/12- Ch Darkside Yippie-Ki-Yay (Yippie) again went best of breed and Curly Cottage Nitro (Nitro) was winners dog at the Ravenna KC show in Tallmadge, OH under Judge Tomas Gomez.
 
5/12/12 -  Ch Darkside Yippie-Ki-Yay (Yippie) went best of breed and Curly Cottage Nitro (Nitro) was winners dog at the Ravenna KC show in Tallmadge, OH under Judge Diane L. Malenfant.
 
Showing in Canada
 
4/15/12 - GCH Choccashaws Dawn Comes Quickly (Grear) was selected as best of breed at the at the Kent Kennel Club in Chatham, Ontario in Canada under Judge Brian Taylor.
 
New Swedish Champion Darkside Calamity Jane
 
4/14/12 - Congratulations to CJ (Darkside Calamity Jane)who earned her Swedish championship in Sätila, Sweden.  Way to go CJ and her owner Lena Gottfridsson!
 
4/14/12 - Grear (GCH Choccashaws Dawn Comes Quickly) was best in breed at the Kent Kennel Club in Chatham, Ontario in Canada for a two point major.  Spirit (Ch Darkside Ghostrider In The Sky was reserve winner's bitch under Judge Wendy Paquette.
 
Rico and Lori earn a 2nd CD leg!!
 
4/1/12 - Rico (Ch Darkside Ric-O-Shay BN) and his owner Lori Wilkoff earned their second CD leg  at the Youngstown All-Breed Obedience Trial in N. Jackson, OH. Congratulations to Rico and Lori!
 
4/06/12 - Pretzel (our non-curly chocolate lab) is now "Davis Chocolate Covered Pretzel RA".  She earned her third leg of her rally advanced title at the Youngstown All-Breed Obedience Trial.  Way to go Pretzel! 
 
4/1/12 - Rico (Ch Darkside Ric-O-Shay BN) and Spirit (Ch Ghostrider in the Sky) were select dog and select bitch at the Western PA KC show under Judge Susan St. John Brown
 
3/31/12 - Rico (Ch Darkside Ric-O-Shay BN) was best of breed at the Western PA KC show in Monroevile,PA under Judge James Brown.  Rico's sister Spirit was selecct bitch.
 
 
Sal earns her AKC Beginner's Novice Obedience title!
 
 
3/11/12 - Sal (CH Laketower Laff In The Dark RE) earned her third leg, third place, and her AKC Beginner's Novice Title at Cleveland All-Breed Training Club Obedience Trial under Judge Marilyn Tomaszewski.
 
3/10/12 - Sal (CH Laketower Laff In The Dark RE) earned first place in Beginners Novice at the Cleveland All-Breed Club Obedience Show under Judge Cathryne Knight.  This was Sal's second leg.
 
3/10/12 - Rico (Ch Darkside Ric-O-Shay BN) and his owner Lori Wilkoff qualified to earn the first leg of the AKC Novice Obedience title under Judge Catheryn Knight.
 
Darkside Calamity Jane's 2nd CAC
 
3/4/12 - Darkside Calamity Jane (CJ) earned her second CAC today in Moheda, Sweden. Congratulations to Owner Lena Gottfridsson!
 
2/22/12 - Curly Cottage Nitro (Nitro) arrived in the USA from Sweden!  Welcome to America Nitro!!
 
2/22/12 - CH Darkside Ghostrider In The Sky (Spirit) earned a 3 point major towards her AKC grand championship by going select bitch at the  International KC show in Chicago, IL under Judge Keke Kahn
 
2/25/12 - CH Darkside Ghostrider In The Sky (Spirit) earned a 3 point major towards her AKC grand championship by going select bitch at the International KC show in Chicago, IL under Judge Cindy Vogels
 
 
New AKC Champion Darkside Ghostrider In The Sky
 
2/23/12 - Darkside Ghostrider In The Sky (Spirit) finished her AKC championship under Judge Barbara Dempsey Alderman at the Park Shore KC show in Chicago, IL. Spirit is now the third AKC champion from her litter and first bred-by female champion! 
 
 
 Darkside Ghostrider in the Sky
 
1/14/12 - Darkside Ghostrider In The Sky (Spirit) was selected as Winners Bitch for her second major under Judge Jim Smith at the Kennel Club of Buffalo show in Hamburg, NY.
 
1/14/12 - Sal (Ch Laketower Laf in the Dark RE) qualified for the first leg of her Beginners Novice Obedience title and placed fourth under Judge Catherine Thompson at the Kennel Club of Buffalo show in Hamburg, NY.
 
1/6/12 - Darkside Calamity Jane (CJ) was rated excellent and earned reserve CAC and reserve CACIB at the My Dog show in Gothenburg, Sweeden.  Congratulations to Lena and CJ!
 
 
 
BOB Gladrags Huckleberry Finn, BOS Darkside Calamity Jane, Best puppy Springcurl Otavius.
 
1/5/12  -In Gothenburg, Sweden, CJ is awarded Best of Opposites, an excellent rating, and her first CAC under Norwegian Judge Espen Engh handled by her owner Lena Gottfridson.  Congratulations to Lena and CJ! 
 
Darkside Retrievers had a very exciting year in 2011 and hope tthe same for 2012.  Here are some highlights from 2011:
  • Darkside Yippie-Ki-Yay is selected Reserve Winners Dog at the Curly Coated Retriever Club of America's National Specialty Show In Alabaster, AL
  • Sal (Ch Laketower Laff In the Dark RE) earns her Rally Excellent at the CCRCA National Specialty
  • Sal and Spirit (Darkside Ghostrider in the Sky) earn first place at the CCRCA SPecialty in the Brace class.
  • CJ (Darkside Calamity Jane) makes the long trip to Sweden with her new owner, Lena Gottfridson of Curly Cottage Retrievers.
  • Darkside Ric-O-Shay earns his first obedience title - Beginners Novice with his owner Lori Wilkoff.  Rico also passed Therapy Dog International Test, and Temperament Test.
  • Spirit, CJ, Rico, and Yippie all pass the AKC Canine Good Citizen test (CGC)
  • Rico is the first Darkside dog to become an AKC Champion.  He won four majors including a five point major over specials to earn his championship! Rico also earned his UKC championship!
  • Yippie becomes Darkside's first bred-by AKC Champion 
  • Yipppie and Rico end the year in the UKC Top Ten Standings

 

 

 

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