Alaska Rocks It!
The latest at Solid Gold Samoyeds and DreamWeaver Pomeranians on the shores of Lake Michigan
Little Alaska did well at the show in Birch Run this weekend even though he had to do a sit stay between a Rottweiler and a Newfoundland! He only weighs about 6 pounds, but he didn't mind sitting for a minute and laying down for three minutes with me across the room. Good boy Alaska, that is leg #2 towards his Companion Dog title! Just one more to go.
We are pleased to announce that we have two new CHIC qualified Samoyeds. Both Auggie (Solid Gold Vit Krigare CGC) and Clipper (Solid Gold Flying Cloud) are now officially listed as CHIC dogs on the OFA site. This means they have had an annual CERF exam, cardiac clearance, hips and DNA testing for PRA and Retinal Dysplasia associated with dwarfism in the breed. In addition, both have clear elbows. Although that is not a CHIC requirement for Samoyeds we do check elbows since some very nice dogs have had elbow dysplasia and it would be a shame to breed a dog that was affected and pass on this inherited problem.
The AKC shows at Novi, Michigan are always good for Solid Gold Samoyeds. This year was no exception. Treasure was entered in obedience and not only finished her Companion Dog title but did it in style going 1st place with a very nice score of 192 1/2! In addition, her son Polar went Winners Dog and Best of Winners on Saturday for a major win. He now has 10 points towards his championship!