Canine College Pet Memorials

They brought so much to our lives and will be sorely missed.

paws
Janet Elliot's Thomas
4/1/06
Rally RN
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WSOTC: 3rd leg
4/2/06
Rally RN
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WSOTC: 4th leg
paws

Neil Evans' Tyche
(11/28/96 - 6/6/11)

OTCH Judge

Tyche OTCH
Niel & Tyche

I lost my little Tyche-Doodle today and am just heartsick. I have never had a dog as long as I had her. She was 14 1/2. I can't believe she is gone! I just feel numb followed by waves of grief. I know this won't end anytime soon.
- Neil

1/13/08
Novice Std
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Puyallup Shows - Agility debut! 1st place both runs!
Novice JWW
6/9/06
Utility B
190
ESSSC: 1st place
6/8/06
Veterans
197 ½
ESSSC: 1st place
4/1/06
Veterans
198
WSOTC: 2nd place
10/1/05
Utility
196

Columbia Basin Dog Training Club: 1st place, 14 pts, OTCH title!

6/25/05
Open B
197 ½
MVDTC, UKC: Trial #2 = HIT
6/11/05
Rally Nov B
100
Puyallup Valley Dog Club: 1st place
6/10/05
Rally Nov B
98
ESSSC: 1st place, 1st leg
10/2 & 3
Utility
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WIOC, Sequim: Western Washington team won 1st place!
8/21/04
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Made the WIOC team!
6/26/04
Utility B
194
Mt. Vernon: 1st place, 10 OTCH pts
6/4/04
Utility B
194 ½
Evergreen State Shetland Sheepdog Club: 1st place
4/4/04
Utility B
195 ½
Timberland: 2nd place, 20 OTCH pts
3/28/04
Utility B
193 ½
WSOTC: 4th place
3/27/04
Utility B
195
WSOTC: 2nd place, 7 OTCH pts
1/10/04
Utility B
196
Sammamish Kennel Club: 1st place & 17 OTCH pts!
11/14/03
Open B
196
ESSSC (Specialty): Open 1st place, HIT and High Combined! 4 OTCH pts!
Utility B
196 ½

11/2/03

Open B

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Chuckanut: 4th place
11/1/03
Open B
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Chuckanut: 2nd place & 2nd place = 7 OTCH points
Utility B
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August 2002
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Sammamish Kennel Club: First UDX leg!

Sandy Burr's Brewster

Brewster in the snow

Otch

OTCH cake

Sandy

200pts!

Brewster crossed over the "rainbow" bridge last night. Friday he took a turn for the worse and was bleeding out again. This time we couldn't stop it. So we had him put down yesterday after Peter got home from work. He had stopped eating, was vomiting, and not urinating, and eventually couldn't stand on his own. It is always such a difficult decision, but I know he is in a better place. The good thing was that he didn't have any seizures for almost 3 months. And he was able to run with me up on Cougar a couple more times, when I was easing back into it with my knee problems. We even got in a few snow runs! He was such a great dog!
- Sandy
3/8/08
Utility B
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Seattle Kennel Club: 1st place, OTCH Title!
8/20/06
Open B
197 ½
OKC: UDX Title!
8/20/06
Utility B
198
OKC: 3rd place
8/19/06
Open B
195 ½
OKC:
8/19/06
Utility B
196 ½
OKC: 9th UDX leg
5/21/06
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Mt. Baker: UDX leg, High Combined
* 2nd place Utility
* 3rd place Open
1/15/06
Open B
197 ½+
PVDF: 1st place, run-off for HIT but lost
10/29 & 30
Utility
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Vancouver Kennel Club: 2 UDX legs, 1 OTCH pt
9/4/05
ExcB
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Evergreen Agility: DQ, MXJ Title!
9/3/05
ExcB Std
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Evergreen Agility: Qualified
8/21/05
Open B
199 ½
Olympic Kennel Club: HIT, 10 OTCH pts (Sue Cox)
Utility B
198 ½
3rd place, 4th UDX leg, 4 OTCH pts, HC. (53 total)
8/20/05
Open B
198
Olympic Kennel Club: 1st place, 10 OTCH pts
6/26/05
Open B
200!
MVDTC, UKC: HIT, UCDX Title!
198
HIT!
6/25/05
Open B
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MVDTC, UKC: Trial #2 = 2nd leg
6/19/05
ExcB JWW
100
EGRC: 9th leg
6/18/05
ExcB Std
100
EGRC: MX Title!
5/29/05
Exc B Std
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Belgium Teurvern Agility Trial: 9th leg, 4th place
5/28/05
ExcB Std
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Belgium Teurvern Agility Trial: 8th leg, 2nd place
5/22/05
Utility B
198
Mt. Baker Kennel Club: 2nd place (Under Sue C.)
5/21/05
Utility B
195 ½
Mt. Baker Kennel Club: 2nd place (Under John C.)
4/16/05
Open B
198+
Moses Lake Kennel Club: 1st place, HIT
3/27/05
Exc Std
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Boston Terrier Club - Agility: 1st place, 7th Excellent leg, 26 pts
3/26/05
Exc JWW
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Boston Terrier Club - Agility: 2nd place, 8th Excellent leg, 12 pts
1/30/05
Open B
199 ½
Monroe Valley Dog Training Club: HIT
1/15/05
Utility
190 ½
Sammamish Kennel Club: HIT, 4 pts
Open B
198½
1/14/05
Open B
198
Tacoma Kennel Club: 10 pts
7/3/04
Novice
199 ½
UKC Classic: HIT, CD title!
6/22/04
Utility B
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5 Valley Kennel Club, Missoula: 2nd UDX leg!
Open B
6/21/04
Open B
198
Valley Kennel Club, Missoula: 2nd place
6/20/04

Utility B

195 ½
Valley Kennel Club, Missoula: 2nd place, 1st UDX leg
Open B
192 ½
6/19/04
Open B
197
Electric City Kennel Club: 1st place
Utility B
183
Electric City Kennel Club: 4th place, UD title!
6/18/04
Open B
198 ½
Electric City Kennel Club: HIT, 1st place
6/13/04
ExB JWW
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Eagle Rock Kennel Club, ID: Earned leg
6/12/04
ExB Std
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Eagle Rock Kennel Club, ID: 1st place
6/5/04
Utility B
195
Tacoma Kennel Club: 2nd leg, 3rd place
6/4/04
ExB JWW
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Evergreen State Shetland Sheepdog Club: 2nd place
5/29/04
ExB Stnd
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EBTC, Agility: 2nd place
5/16/04
Utility B
194 ½+
Mt. Baker Kennel Club: 1st place, 1st leg
Open B
196 ½
Mt. Baker Kennel Club: 2nd place, High Combined
5/15/04
Open B
197 ½
Mt. Baker Kennel Club: 2nd place
5/2/04
Open B
198
Olympia Dog Fanciers: 2nd place
5/1/04
Open B
197
Olympia Dog Fanciers: 3rd place
4/18/04
Ex JWW & Stnd
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Boston Terrier Club: Double Q, 91 MACH pts!
4/17/04
Ex JWW & Stnd
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Boston Terrier Club: Double Q!
4/4/04
ExB JWW
100
Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club: 1st place, 14 pts
4/3/04
Exc JWW
100
Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club: 3rd place, Title!
3/20/04
Open B
198 ½

Golden Retriever Trials - Canada: HIT, 1st leg

Open B
197
Golden Retriever Trials - Canada: HIT, 2nd leg
3/21/04
Open B
198
Golden Retriever Trials - Canada: HIT, 1st place, 3rd leg
Open B
198+
Golden Retriever Trials - Canada: HIT
2/1/04
Open B
199
Seattle Kennel Club: 1st place, HIT!
1/31/04
Open B
198 ½
Seattle Kennel Club: 3rd place, new CDX!
1/31/04
ExB Standard
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Seattle Kennel Club Agility: 2nd place, 17 pts
1/25/04
Novice B
200!
Monroe Valley Dog Club UKC: 1st place, HIT, 2nd leg.
1/24/04
Novice B
197 ½
Monroe Valley Dog Club UKC: 2nd place, 1st leg
1/11/04
Open B
193 ½
Puyallup: 2nd leg
1/11/04
ExcA Std
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Puyallup Agility: 3rd leg, 1st place & title
1/10/04
ExcA JWW
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Sammamish Kennel Club Agility: 1st place, 2nd leg
1/9/04
ExcA JWW
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Puyallup Agility: 2nd place, 1st leg
1/9/04
Open B
198 ½
2nd place, 1st leg
11/9/03
Open JWW
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SnoKing Agility: 1st place, title!
11/9/03
ExcA Std
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SnoKing Agility: 1st place
11/8/03
Open JWW
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SnoKing Agility: 2nd place
11/8/03
Open Std
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SnoKing Agility: 1st place, title!
 11/2/03
Novice B
198
Chuckanut: 2nd place
11/1/03
Novice B
195 ½
Chuckanut
10/25/03
Novice B
198 ½
Valley Hill Obed Club Sylmar, CA: HIT (8 out of 8!)
10/24/03
Novice B

194 ½
198

Interstate
10/5/03
Novice B
199
Portland: 1st place, HIT in 7 Novice classes (AKC & CKC) with 7 1st places & 7 HIT
paws

Claudia Hegdahl's Charley
(5/22/97 - 5/30/09)


In loving memory of Charlie who passed away on May 30, 2009

Charley was a happy, sweet, smart, funny, gentle boy who loved to investigate things. He took awhile to warm up, but once he connected-- he never forgot you. He loved food, his red ball, his friends, and life.....and we loved him so very very much!

So many memories--- yet so little time to make them......life just doesn't seem fair right now.

My heart is broken and I'm left with such a big hole.
I miss my boy......... Claudia

9/25/04
Open B
186
Fraiser Valley Dog Club, CKC: CDX Title!
2/28/04
Open B
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Lower Mainland, CKC: 2nd leg
2/27/04
Open B
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Lower Mainland, CKC: 1st leg
11/29/03
Novice B
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Sheltie Specialty Cloverdale, BC: CKC CD Title!

11/1/03

Open A
191
Chuckanut: 2nd place, CDX title!
March 2003
Novice A
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AKC CD title, first place!
August 2002
Novice A
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Poodle Specialty: 1st place & 1st AKC Novice leg

Evelyn Joens' Haven

In loving memory of Haven, who passed away May 2008.

1/16/06
Novice B
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PVDFC: 2nd Novice leg
1/15/06
Novice B
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PVDFC: 3rd place, 1st Novice leg
10/2/04
Nov JWW
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PSLRA: 1st place, 3rd leg, NAJ title!
5/9/04
Conformation
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Mill Bay, BC: W/D, BOW, BOS
5/8/04
Open/Utility
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Mill Bay, BC: 2nd UD leg, 2nd place
10/11/03 Open B 195 ½ Portland Bench Show: 1st place

She was a joy to have and leaves a big hole in our family and our lives.

Laurie Weaver's Dazzle

In loving memory of Dazzle, who passed away March 14, 2005.

More photos of Dazzle & Laurie

Shoreland’s Destined Dazzle CDX, CKC CDX
Jan 11, 1993 - March 14, 2005

Dazzle had more heart and soul than any other dog I have ever known. He would entertain us for hours playing with his toys, upside down juggling it with his feet.

He had strength and power. He always gave me 110%. Sometimes that was more than what I wanted. He was everyone's immediate friend. Everyone loved Dazzle. He had a tremendous sense of humor. He would look at you with that twinkle in his eye and you would know he was up to something. Dazzle did fly bys. You could hear him come running at you, from behind. At the last minute he would leap in the air and come sailing by you at eye level. A little scary, but as long as you didn't change directions, you were fine. He was more than smart. He was intelligent. He knew things before I could teach them to him.

I gave him peace and set his spirit free to entertain everyone on the other side of the Rainbow Bridge. Dazzle passed away from liver failure. Leap high, swim far, and retrieve those sticks. I know I will see you again.

Be in good health and peace, my best friend.

Laurie Weaver

Ruth Nielsen's Max

In Loving Memory of ZenMaster Max

May 1, 1994 - December 18, 2004

Am/Can/ Int'l CH Schneehund Max von Mazama UD DD BDD/ Can CDX DD/ Dual Versatility Dog ~ my best loved partner - Ruth (and Chris and Winter

ZenMaster Max and the Snow Bridge

We talk of the Rainbow Bridge, but for the ZenMaster, it is a Snow Bridge. When you climb, ski, and explore in the snow and ice of the mountains, a "snow bridge" is a literally a span of snow that allows you to cross a crevasse or a river by walking on that thin finger of snow. The bridge will melt, of course, but hopefully you will find the snow bridge when you need it to cross to the other side. ZenMaster Max, the true "mountain dog", has crossed many a snow bridge in our wilderness wanderings, always eager to reach the other side to explore what lies ahead.

Now - ZenMaster Max has finally crossed that last Snow Bridge without me. I stood on one side of the Bridge and watched him go, his spirit racing across the Bridge to the wide expanse of snow and mountains beyond, leaving behind just the shell had finally collapsed with cancer. He gave me everything - 10 years and 8 months of amazing adventures, a list of titles, a constant companionship, a love of life, an entirely new way of viewing the world. In the end, I gave him peace and set his spirit free to be forever in the mountains he loves so much.

I had hoped to have him with us for Christmas, but I was afraid his race with cancer was almost over and this was not to be. I wished more than anything to have one last time with him in our mountain retreat in Mazama, but the long ten - twelve hour drive to our magic place made this dream unlikely as well. But small miracles do happen. The phone rang last Saturday and our friend Matt - who owns a private plane - asked if we wanted to fly to Mazama, just for the day - to ski and play in the snow. For Max, flying in Matt's small plane was just one more adventure to embrace.

Suddenly - like the swish of a wand - we were there, in the place that Max loves the most. He came alive again with all the ice and snow, his head was up, his eyes were alive with pleasure, and his illness- just for a day - was forgotten by both of us. He trotted with me down the paths that we have hiked a hundred times. He sniffed the frozen trees, he breathed the cool air and wagged his tail with all the joy he had as an eight week old puppy when we went to Mazama together for the first time. That short time together was a special gift, a wish granted, a moment in time to share our best loved place side by side, one last time. We flew home in the sunset, and Max sat in the back of the plane, looking out the window with a smile on his face as his mountains faded below him.
ZenMaster Max is in those mountains now, forever. I know when I go back I will see his paw prints in the snow, always in front, always leading, always looking for the next adventure. Live on, Max, in the peaks, the glaciers, the high alpine meadows...and in my heart.

Dick & Marilyn Ashby's Ricky

In loving memory of Ricky, who passed away in August of 2004.

6/4/04
Exc JWW
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ESSSC & Puyallup: earned 2 legs
Exc Stnd
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ESSSC or Puyallup: leg
5/16/04
Utility B
196
SDTC: 4th place
5/15/04
Utility B
194
SDTC: 2nd place

Debbie Mendenhal's Gandalf

In loving memory of Gandalf who passed away in June 2004.

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#10 English Cocker in Obedience
5/25/04
Open A
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English Cocker Club of American: 1st place, 1st leg, Highest scoring A class
5/22/04
JH
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English Cocker Club of America National: 1st leg
4/3/04
Open A
193 ½
BC Cocker Specialty: 1st place, HIT, High scoring English Cocker
2/15/04
Novice B
191 ½
ASC of WA: 1st leg, HIT & HSOB
1/11/04
Rally
99
Puyallup: 3rd place
1/10/04
Novice B
196
Sammamish Kennel Club
11/16/03
Novice B
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Whidbey Island: 4th place
11/15/03
Novice B
194
Whidbey Island: 3rd place
11/2/03
Novice B
191
Chuckanut
11/1/03
Rally
99
Chuckanut: 3rd place
10/13/03
Novice B
193 ½
Frasier Valley: 1st place
10/12/03
Novice B
194 ½
Frasier Valley: 1st place
10/11/03

Novice B

197
Frasier Valley: 2nd place

Ruth Nielsen's Trango

In loving memory of Trango, who passed away October 30, 2005

6/4/05
DD
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Canadian Draft Dog, Title, DD
5/10-13
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Bernese National Specialty (BMDCA)

Novice
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1st CD leg

Rally
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Leg

Draft
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Novice Draft Dog

Novice Std
100

2nd place

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Badge of Honor Award for qualifying in 3 events. Only dog to qualify in 4 events!

 

 

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