GWPCA National Best in Specialty Show Winners

2019 National Best in Specialty Show

GCHB Reece Ripsnorter Return Of The King
‘Ranger’

Breeder: Angela Johnson, Margie Howard, & Lisa George
Owner: Steve Herman & Laura Lucin
Handler: Beverly Wright-Osment

2018 National Best in Specialty Show

GCHS Highfield N Heywire’s Best Port In A Storm NA1
‘Parker’

Breeder: Pam Kincaid & Larry Kincaid, Bernee Brawn, and Judy Cheshire
Owner: Elizabeth Reifschneider
Handler: Kelton Hatton

2017 National Best in Specialty Show

GCHG Highfield N Heywire Reece Best of the Best at DD’s JH
‘BeBe’

Breeder: Pam & Larry Kincaid, Bernee Brawn, & Judy Cheshire
Owner: Deanna Donohue, Billie Green, Angela Johnson, & Joyce Wilkinson
Handler: Billie Green

2016 National Best in Specialty Show

GCHB Wireworks Share the Fantasy at CanDo
‘Fanny’

Breeder: Larry & Diane Turner & Angela Milowski
Owner: Larry & Diane Turner & Angela Milowski
Handler: Angela Milowski

2015 National Best in Specialty Show

GCH Heywire ‘N Highfields Justa Bestseller JH
‘Strider’

Breeder: Pam & Larry Kincaid, Bernee Brawn, & Judy Cheshire
Owner: Bryan & Carolyn Siebert & Bernee Brawn
Handler: Kelly Wisch Shupp

2014 National Best in Specialty Show
Whittington, Illinois – Judge Dr. Steven Herman

GCHG Reece Afterhours The Buck Stops Here JH RN CA V ROM Superior
‘Truman’

Breeder: Mike & Angela Johnson & Christine Whitmore
Owner: Kiki Courtelis, Mike & Angela Johnson & Christine Whitmore
Handler: Angela Johnson

2013 National Best in Specialty Show
Lincoln, Nebraska – Judge Joy Brewster

GCH Mt. View’s RipsnorterSilverCharm
‘Oakley’

Breeder: Helen Witt, Claire Wisch and Kelly Wisch
Owner: Victor Malzoni, Jr.
Handler: Phil Booth

2012 National Best in Specialty Show
Sonora, California – Judge Gretchen Schultz

GCH Mt. View’s RipsnorterSilverCharm
‘Oakley’

Breeder: Helen Witt, Claire Wisch and Kelly Wisch
Owner: Victor Malzoni, Jr.
Handler: Phil Booth

2011 National Best in Specialty Show
Ionia, Michigan – Judge Dr. Elliot More

GCH Mt. View’s RipsnorterSilverCharm
‘Oakley’

Breeder: Helen Witt, Claire Wisch and Kelly Wisch
Owner: Victor Malzoni, Jr.
Handler: Phil Booth

2010 National Best in Specialty Show
Kennewick, Washington – Judge Richard Byrd

GCHG Reece Afterhours The Buck Stops Here JH RN CA V ROM Superior
‘Truman’

Breeder: Mike & Angela Johnson & Christine Whitmore
Owner: Kiki Courtelis, Mike & Angela Johnson & Christine Whitmore
Handler: Angela Johnson

2009 National Best in Specialty Show
Whittington, Illinois – Judge Thomas Bradley, III

GCH Ripsnorter’s Mt. View Lookout JH
‘Scout’

Breeder: Helen Witt, Claire Wisch & Kelly Wisch
Owner: Kiki Courtelis, Joyce Wilkinson, Jim Witt & Helen Witt
Handler: Frank Murphy

2008 National Best in Specialty Show
Lincoln, Nebraska – Judge Dr. Klaus Anselm

GCH Ripsnorter’s Mt. View Lookout JH
‘Scout’

Breeder: Helen Witt, Claire Wisch & Kelly Wisch
Owner: Kiki Courtelis, Joyce Wilkinson, Jim Witt & Helen Witt
Handler: Helen Witt

2007 National Best in Specialty Show
Whittington, Illinois – Judge Judy Webb

CH Mountain View’s Next Strike
‘Mallory’

Breeder: Claire Wisch, Howard & Heidi Huber
Owner: Claire Wisch, Howard & Heidi Huber
Handler: Chris Berg

2006 National Best in Specialty Show
Dixon, California – Judge Judy Cheshire

CH Larkspur’s Celtic Sweet Sensation JH
‘Snickers’

Breeder: Gina McCain and Linda Forrestel
Owner: Jim & Michelle Boyd and Gina McCain
Handler: Jim Boyd

2005 National Best in Specialty Show
Superior, Wisconsin – Judge Ann Yuhasz

CH RLB’s Mac the Knight MH
‘Mac’

Breeder: Roger & Lois Boltman
Owner: Roger & Lois Boltman, Joyce Wilkinson, and Andrea Handevidt
Handler: Terrence Boldin

2004 National Best in Specialty Show
Ionia, Michigan – Judge Lawerence Stanbridge

CH RLB’s Mac the Knight MH
‘Mac’

Breeder: Roger & Lois Boltman
Owner: Roger & Lois Boltman, Joyce Wilkinson, and Andrea Handevidt
Handler: Terrence Boldin

2003 National Best in Specialty Show
Carson City, Nevada- Judge Paula Nykiel

CH Drakkar She’s All That
‘Laney’

Breeder: Jennifer Gran and Terrence Boldin
Owner: Dana & Ellie Pusateri and Terrence Boldin
Handler: Jane Myers

2002 National Best in Specialty Show
Lincoln, Nebraska – Judge Dr. Bernard Ziessow

CH Drakkar She’s All That
‘Laney’

Breeder: Jennifer Gran and Terrence Boldin
Owner: Dana & Ellie Pusateri, Terrence Boldin
Handler: Jane Myers

2001 National Best in Specialty Show
Ionia, Michigan – Judge Betty Sandberg

CH Drakkar N Viva’s First Man Up CD
‘Sosa’

Breeder: Terrence Boldin and Jennifer Gran
Owner: Joyce Wilkinson, Terrence Boldin, Claire Wisch
Handler: Terrence Boldin

2000 National Best in Specialty Show
Redmond, Oregon – Judge Robert Macobee

CH Larkspur’s Windmill Winston JH
‘Winston’

Breeder: Gina McCain and Kathryn Schwer
Owner: Betsy Watkins and Gina McCain
Handler: Robert Perry

1999 National Best in Specialty Show
Superior, Wisconsin – Judge Jane Forsythe

CH Wildfire’s Bentley CD JH
‘Drakkar’

Breeder: Kathryn Engle
Owner: Dana & Ellie Pusateri, Malanie Steel, and Terrence Boldin
Handler: Jane Myers

1998 National Best in Specialty Show
Summerduck, Virginia – Judge Ann Rogers Clark

CH FairOaks No Doubt About It JH
‘Reba’

Breeder: Lisa Jaffe and Nikol Vampotic
Owner: Lisa Jaffe and Lisa McMillan
Handler: Helen Witt

1997 National Best in Specialty Show
Richland, Washington – Judge Virginia Lyne

CH ADPG Suthrn Breeze JH CGC
‘Breeza’

Breeder: Danielle McCallum and Barbara Halligen
Owner: Jean Griggs and Judy Cheshire
Handler: Susan Wise

1996 National Best in Specialty Show
Superior, Wisconsin – Judge Erik Bergishagen

CH Ripsnorter’s It’s Showtime
‘Schultz’

Breeder: Helen Witt
Owner: John Glover & Helen Witt
Handler: John Glover

1995 National Best in Specialty Show
Ionia, Michigan – Judge Patricia Brenner

CH Ripsnorter’s Thunderhart
‘Storm’

Breeder: Lisa George and Helen Witt
Owner: Joe & Tootie Longo, Jeff George, and Lisa George
Handler: Helen Witt

1994 National Best in Specialty Show
Yuba City, California – Judge Ruth Ann Ricci-Freer

CH Windhaven’s Cheery Jubilee
‘Julie’

Breeder: Jeff George, Helen Witt, and Bob Furlong
Owner: Greg & Jane Myers, Bob & Dottie Furlong
Handler: Greg Myers

1993 National Best in Specialty Show
Ionia, Michigan – Judge Dorothy Hutchinson

CH Cascade Cate von Duffin SH
‘Cate’

Breeder:
Owner: Terry & Ann Duffin
Handler: Bob Perry

1992 National Best in Specialty Show
Lincoln, Nebraska – Judge Betty Sandberg

CH J & J Show n Tell JH
‘Moon’

Breeder: Joseph and Joan Hussar
Owner: Joan Hussar
Handler: Ken Wall

1991 National Best in Specialty Show
Kennewick, Washington – Judge R. McGinnis

CH Thornwood’s True Grit
‘Grit’

Breeder: Patricia Diehl & Barry Diehl, DVM
Owner: Patricia Diehl
Handler: Tom Glassford

1990 National Best in Specialty Show
Clarksburg, New Jersey – Judge Marjorie Martorella

CH J and J Show an Tell JH
‘Moon’

Breeder: Joseph & Joan Hussar
Owner: Joan Hussar
Handler: Ken Wall

1989 National Best in Specialty Show
Albert Lea, Minnesota – Judge Dorothy Macdonald

CH C Wobegon Warrior
‘Wobe’

Breeder: M. Armstrong
Owner: Paul Swanson
Handler: Dixie Rae

1988 National Best in Specialty Show
Lancaster, California – Judge Clayton Webb

CH Geronimo’s Flying Warrior
‘Jake’

Breeder:
Owner: Dixie Rae
Handler: Dixie Rae

1987 National Best in Specialty Show
Clarksburg, New Jersey – Judge J.R. Lawreck

CH Windhaven’s Stutzer Stumper
‘Duff’

Breeder:
Owner: Helen Witt and Jeff George
Handler: Helen Witt

1986 National Best in Specialty Show
Phoenix, Arizona – Judge Dr. Alvin Krause

CH Laurwyn Cassio Mocha Cake CD
‘Mocha’

Breeder: Peter Loosen and Patricia Laurans
Owner: Robert Koeppel
Handler: Joy Brewster

1985 National Best in Specialty Show
Lincoln, Nebraska

CH Arkayem’s Cockleburr
‘Burr’

Breeder: Robert & Kathy Marks and John Writer
Owner: Robert & Kathy Marks
Handler: Kathy Marks

1984 National Best in Specialty Show
Upper Sandusky, Ohio – Judge Marie Koonts

CH Windhaven’s Ripsnorter Cassy
‘Cassy’

Breeder: Bob Furlong
Owner: Helen Witt, Jeff George, and Bob Furlong
Handler: Lisa George

1983 National Best in Specialty Show
Yakima, Washington – Judge Dr. Henry MacHemer

CH Laurwyn’s Cheeseburger
‘Burger’

Breeder: Patricia Laurans
Owner: John Writer and Patricia Laurans
Handler: Jack Writer

1982 National Best in Specialty Show
Amboy, Illinois

CH Laurwyn’s Cheeseburger
‘Burger’

Breeder: Patricia Laurans
Owner: John & Ginger Writer and Patricia Laurans
Handler: Jack Writer

1981 Fall National Best in Specialty Show
Erwinna, Pennsylvania

CH Laurwyn’s Banner
‘Banner’

Breeder: Patricia Laurans
Owner: Patricia Laurans
Handler: Joy Brewster

1981 Spring National Best in Specialty Show
Arcadia, California

CH Winterhawk Snow Owl
‘Hoot’

Breeder: Berna Akin and Peggy Clark, MD
Owner: Berna Akin and W. & L. Boatwright

1980 National Best in Specialty Show
Wisconsin – Judge Mr. E. Irving Eldridge

CH Brewmeister of Brookside
‘Brew’

Breeder: James & Betsy Chisolm
Owner: Bob Furlong

1979 National Best in Specialty Show
Vallejo, California

CH Dualborn Hornblower U.S.A.
‘Horn’

Breeder: Lola McDowell and James Marks
Owner: Brad & Maripi Wooldridge
Handler: Maripi Wooldridge

1978 National Best in Specialty Show
Erwinna, Pennsylvania – Judge Virginia Hampton

CH Winterhawk Snow Owl
‘Hoot’

Breeder: Berna Lee Akin and Peggy Clark, MD
Owner: Berna Lee Akin and W. & L. Boatwright

1977 National Best in Specialty Show
Pontiac, Michigan

CH Winterhawk Snow Owl
‘Hoot’

Breeder: Berna Lee Akin and Peggy Clark, MD
Owner: Berna Lee Akin and W. & L. Boatwright

1976 National Best in Specialty Show
Waukesha, Wisconsin

CH Desert Mills Lon Chaney

Breeder: Helen Case Shelley
Owner: Berna Lee Akin

1975 National Best in Specialty Show
Ventura County, California

CH Sewalls Sinderella

Breeder: Dr. & Mrs. Gilbert Sewall
Owner: Carolyn Monnich and Charlotte Sewall

1974 National Best in Specialty Show
Bucks County, Pennsylvania

CH Field-way’s Jeb

Breeder: Jenny Farnstrom
Owner: Lowell Kanter

1973 National Best in Specialty Show
Detroit, Michigan

CH Jaegersbo Friar Tuck

Breeder: Erik Bergishagen, Jr.
Owner: Erik Bergishagen, Jr.

1972 National Best in Specialty Show
Detroit, Michigan

CH Jaegersbo Friar Tuck

Breeder: Erik Bergishagen, Jr.
Owner: Erik Bergishagen, Jr.

1971 National Best in Specialty Show
Wheaton, Illinois

CH Jaegersbo Wiggi

Breeder: Erik Bergishagen, Jr.
Owner: Lois Loucks
Handler: Dick Cooper

1970 National Best in Specialty Show
Detroit, Michigan

CH Field-way’s Nikolai

Breeder: Jenny Farnstrom
Owner: Jenny Farnstrom

1969 National Best in Specialty Show
Detroit, Michigan

CH Haar Baron’s Wodan

Breeder: Clifford Faestel
Owner: John Hayden

1968 National Best in Specialty Show
Detroit, Michigan

CH Haar Baron’s Wodan

Breeder: Clifford Faestel
Owner: John Hayden

1967 National Best in Specialty Show
Detroit, Michigan

CH Dondi v Schnellberg

Breeder: Carl Schnell
Owner: Carl Schnell

1966 National Best in Specialty Show
Wisconsin

CH Haar Baron’s Baron
‘Baron’

Breeder: Clifford Faestel
Owner: Robert Wichman

1965 National Best in Specialty Show
Chicago, Illinois

CH Mueller-Mill’s Valentino
‘Rudy’

Breeder: Kurt Mueller
Owner: Helen Case Shelley
Handler: Roy Murray

1964 National Best in Specialty Show
Chicago, Illinois

CH Oldmill Flint

Breeder: Newton Compere
Owner: Dr. Ulreh and Dorothy Mostosky

1963 National Best in Specialty Show
Chicago, Illinois

CH Mueller-Mill’s Valentino
‘Rudy’

Breeder: Kurt Mueller
Owner: Helen Case Shelley
Handler: Roy Murray

1962 National Best in Specialty Show
Chicago, Illinois

CH Oldmill’s Cassanova

Breeder: Anamary Compere
Owner: Newton Compere

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