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Bridget and Moolah Place Second at 2017 AWDF Championship

Bridget and Moolah placed second at the American Working Dog Federation (AWDF) Championship, which is very difficult to do with a female dog. They also got high scoring Handler Owner Trainer (HOT) and High Scoring Female Dog.
bridget and moolah with 2017 awdf trophies

Four Soupy and Hootie Offspring Place at the 2017 AKC National Obedience Championships

Second Place: OTCH High Times What A Doozie UDX6 OGM, "Doozie" (Hootie X Soupy) owned by Susan Ann Westover.
Fourth Place: OTCH Goldenloch Lay Down Your Bets UDX26 OGM RN, "Layla" (a Soupy Grandson out of Tommy X Crystal) owned by Peggy McConnell
Sixth Place: OTCH Goldenloch Makin' A Statement UDX24 OGM, "Bubba" (Hootie X Sugar) owned by Gary Platt
Eighth Place: OTCH High Times Uncharted Waters UDX15 OGM GN RA, "Beacon" (Hootie X Soupy) owned by Kathleen J Rasinowich-Platt.

Cleveland All Breed Trial HIT / HC

Bridget, Saucy and Streak had an awesome weekend at the Cleveland All Breed Obedience Trial, March 11th and 12th, 2017. Bridget and Streak won High in Trial and High Combined on Saturday. Then Bridget and Saucy won High in Trial and High Combined on Sunday.

Welcome to Woody, the Affenpinscher Puppy!

Bridget has a new Affenpinscher puppy! His registered name is Pramada's Naughty Make My Day, with a call name of "Woody". She chose this breed because there has never been an Affenpinscher with a Utility Dog (UD) title. And he is the most adorable little monkey on the planet!

He has already learned a lot of things. Check them out on his YouTube video.

face of woody affenpinscher puppy

Bridget and Moolah at the FCI-IPO World Championships

Bridget and Moolah represented the United States at the FCI-IPO championships in Slovenia. The competition lasted three days, September 15-17, 2016, and each dog performed tracking, obedience and protection. They earned a 93 in Tracking, a 92 in Obedience and an 84 in Protection for a total of 269, finishing in the top third of all dogs competing. Although Moolah didn't get the points Bridget was hoping for, she was very pleased with her overall performance. Team USA took sixth place out of over 30 teams at the competition. This was Bridget and Moolah's second time competing in IPO at the international level.

Saucy's Master Hunter and Qualified All Age

Saucy finished her Master Hunter title the weekend of August 6-7, 2016 at the Winnebago Labrador Retriever Club's hunt test. Then two weekends later, on August 19th, she won the qualifying stake at the American Amateur Field Trial in Fenwick, Michigan to become Qualfied All Age. This makes her the only Golden Retriever to be NOC OTCH MH QAA. Saucy is Bridget's sixth dog to earn an MH and her third dog to achieve OTCH, MH and QAA.

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Left to Right: Saucy's Master Hunter, Saucy's Master Hunter, Saucy wins the Qual

Streak is a Senior Hunter!

Streaky finished his Senior Hunter title the weekend of August 6-7, 2016 at the Winnebago Labrador Retriever Club's hunt test in Wisconsin.

Cover Girls!

The cover of the July / August issue of USCA Schutzhund Magazine features a photo of Bridget and Moolah. The photo shows the team celebrating their win at the 2016 USCA Working Dog IPO Championship in this photo by Brian Aghajani Photography.

bridget hugging moolah on magazine cover

Moolah is the 2016 USCA Working Dog IPO Champion

In May 2016, Bridget and Moolah won the 2016 USCA Working Dog IPO Championship in Chelsea, Michigan. She also completed her FH title for Tracking while taking second place in the FH Championship. She is now Moolah Ot Vitosha IPO3 FH.

bridget and moolah national champions wdc

Bridget and Moolah place 5th at AWDF, Qualify for World Championship

In April 2016, Bridget and Moolah placed 5th at the American Working Dog Federation Championship in Chicago, IL after a hot and exhausting three days of competition in Obedience, Tracking and Protection. This placement qualified them for the FCI World Championship in Slovakia where they will be competing September 14 – 18, 2016. Bridget and Moolah were the only female handler and female dog to place in the top 5.

bridget and moolah 5th place 2016 awdf championship

Streak is the AKC National Obedience Champion!

bridget kissing streak holding rosettestreaker and bridget heeling

The 2016 AKC Obedience National Championship was held on March 19th and 20th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Streaky battled very tough competition at this year's NOC. At the end of he ranked 45th. But on Sundayhe pulled ahead into first place and finished with a score of 496.5. Even at the end of the long weekend, Streaky was continued to show a happy attitude as well as accuracy in his work. Bridget is the only trainer to win the NOC two years in a row with two different dogs.

bridget with her two national obedience champions
Bridget with her Two National Obedience Champions
Streak (2016) and Saucy (2015)

Soupy Kids Lead Sporting Group at 2016 NOC

At the end of the first day of the 2016 NOC, the Sporting Group placements consisted of three of Soupy's offspring in the top three, one from each of her three litters. What an amazing legacy!

They were:
1st with 736.0 points: NOC OTCH Saucy
2nd: with 731.0+ points: OTCH Doozie
3rd: with 731.0 points: NOC2 OTCH Buoy

soupy kids win top 3 in sporting group at 2016 NOC

Saucy is NOC OTCH High Times Instant Soup UDX2 OM4 SH NA NAJ owned by Bridget Carlsen from the Soupy X Reno litter.
Doozy is OTCH High Times What A Doozie UDX3 OM5 owned by Susan Ann Westover Soupy X Hootie litter.
Buoy is NOC OTCH High Times Ris'N Above The Tide UDX27 OGM RE owned by Kathleen Rasinowich-Platt from the Soupy X Canyon litter.

baby saucy

bridget and hootie heeling at pond