"Phil" in the Owner Handled
Non-Sporting Group Ring
at the Orlando shows in December 2017.
"Phil" in the Ring at the Regional Sepcialty hosted by the
New England Chow Chow Club in Lombard, Illinois
before the 2017
National Specialty. He went on to be
awarded Winners Dog, Best of
Winners, and Best
Bred-By-Exhibitor under Breeder/Judge Dave
"Marilyn" in the ring at the
Maury County Kennel Club Show.
She went on after winning Best of Breed,
to place Fourth
in the Non-Sporting Group and win an Owner
Non-Sporting Group First.
Marilyn in the Group ring at Terre Haute, IN
at the Terre
Haute KC show on April 18, 2015.
Marilyn strutting her stuff for the judge in the ring at the
Terre Haute Kennel Club show.
Judge Larry Abbott in the Owner Handler Ring
Marilyn's expression. He went on to give
her Owner Handled Best
Judge Vicki Abbott select Marilyn for Non-Sporting Group
at the Terre Haute Kennel Club Show April 18,
Marilyn pariticipating in her
favorite sport, Barn Hunt.
In Barn Hunt dogs look for rats hidden in
the bales of straw or hay.
The rats are safely tucked away in PVC tubes
and are not harmed.
Marilyn the day she completed her Barn Hunt Master
title at the trial held with the Louisville Cluster of Dog
in March 2017. She is the first and still only Chow Chow
earn the Barn Hunt titles of Senior and Master.
Marilyn with her new RATCH rosette from the Clermont
Dog Training Club in Ohio. She is the first and still only
Chow Chow to earn the Barn Hunt Champion title.
Marilyn running in the Coursing Ability
Test (CAT) in Kalamazoo, MI
over Memorial Day weekend 2017. She
qualified in two coursing tests
before it became too warm for her to
run. Since then she has run again
and completed her CA Title.
2015 Chow Chow
Club, Inc. National Specialty
Best of Breed GCH FlamingStar
The Lion King
Owner handled by Vicki DeGruy
Owners Vicki & Phil
Judge Roy Bailey (left) and Show Chairman David Cook
A breeder's dream come true!
Chow Club, Inc. National Specialty
Best of Opposite Sex: GCH FlamingStar Some Like It
Breeder/Owner/Handled by Cathy Clapp
Best of Breed: GCH FlamingStar The Lion
Owner/Handled by Vicki DeGruy
Bred by Cathy
Judge Roy Bailey (right) and Show Chairman Dave Cook
Marilyn waiting to go in the ring at
the North Florida Chow
Chow Specialty Show in December 2014.
went on to win Best of Opposite Sex.
FlamingStar Some Like It Hot
in the final cut for Best of Breed at the
2014 Chow Chow Club, Inc. National Specialty Show.
She went on to win Best of Opposite Sex to Best of
Grand Champion FlamingStar Some Like It Hot in the Sweepstakes
ring at the 2014 Chow Chow Club, Inc. National Specialty.
went on to win Best in Puppy Sweepstakes from the
12 - 18 months
"Casey" (CH FlamingStar Cannonball Express) feeling
and inserting himself between me and the television! He is
pictured here at 19 months.
Grand Champion FlamingStar Gloria in the Best of Breed
ring at the 2012 National
Champion FlamingStar Gloria in the Non-Sporting Group
ring at the Kenosha KC Shows in Wisconsin on September 10, 2011.
After having won Best in Specialty at the Wisconsin Chow Chow
Club Show, she went on to place Third in the Group.
Gloria at 16 months
waiting ringside at the Louisville, KY show March 2010
's favorite passtime - sitting on the couch and looking out the window
ringside at the 2013 Wisconsin Chow Chow Club
Specialty Show. She went
on to win Winners Bitch and finish
her championship at seven months.
MRBIS MBISS GCH FlamingStar The Lion King
BEST IN SHOW under Judge Sharol Candace Way
the Kankakee River Valley Kennel Club Show
on October 16,
MRBIS MBISS GCH
FlamingStar The Lion King
(GCH Sunburst's Little Deuce Coupe ROM X GCH
with Owner/Handler Vicki DeGruy winning an
Owner/Handled Group I
under Judge Terri Lyddon at the Waukesha KC show
July 28, 2013.
Vicki and "Neo" went on to win Owner/Handled Best in
under Judge Ekarat Sangkunakup.
AKCAKC CH & UKC
BIS CH FlamingStar Surfer Girl
with owner/handler Tina
(GCH Sunburst's Little Deuce Coupe ROM X GCH FlamingStar
"Celeste" was the only girl in Gloria's
first litter and finished her
AKC Championship with 4 majors at 10
CH FlamingStar Busy Doin'
(GCH Sunburst's Little Deuce Coupe ROM X GCH FlamingStar Gloria
shown completing his championship. He is owned by Bruce
and Pam Gilevich
and shown by Bruce.
Sweet Surrender with Owner/co-breeder
Bambi Walden, VIP
is Gracie and Gloria's litter sister.
Dare 2B Bare at Xishan
also a litter sister of Gracie and Gloria.
FlamingStar The Gambler) in the ring at the
Club, Inc. National Specialty in Denver, CO
at five years old - retired and hanging out on the couch
(bad habit he
learned from the girls)
Sunset in Central Kentucky