Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Stella, the GRAND Champion

Excuse us while we bask in her beauty - it's 'Stella,' the first dual champion longhaired Dachshund female to attain the grand champion title in the United States. Apparently, according to the Post Crescent, to honor those dogs that are super examples of their breed, the AKC started the grand championship program in 2010; previously the highest award was champion. Stella's human, Anne Schmidt, who operates a small hobby kennel at her home in the Town of Center, Wisconsin says:  “I’m very lucky. It took me 30 years to get there, but I got there."

Congrats all around!


Jayne D. and AnnieBelle said...

Congratulations indeed!! Stella is a beautiful girl!! Kindly, Jayne and Annie

Anne said...

What a beautiful girl!!!!!! :) congratulations to Stella and Mom!!

Elizabeth Rosalyn said...

So... Adele just gave a huge shoutout to your blog at her Vancouver concert tonight. :)

Rowdy and Bette said...

Really? What did she say? We love Adele!

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