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Our next meeting, which will include an opportunity to vote on judges for the 2020 GDCA National, will be Saturday, September 8, 2018. This will be a potluck at the home of Pat Ciampa, 104 Jay Road, Merrimack, N.H. 03054, and will follow judging at the Souhegan KC show in Nashua, N.H., which is about three miles away. Please email Pat or call her at 603-566-0708 to let her know what you plan to bring. Watch for more information as to time for the meeting.


Spring Specialties

Our 49th independent specialty show and sweepstakes was held the afternoon of Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Brooklyn, Conn., concurrent with the St. Hubert Kennel Club show. A designated specialty was held that morning at the St. Hubert Kennel Club show. Congratulations to the winners.

Designated (AM) Specialty
Breed Judge: Donna Clark
Winners Dog/Best of Winners (3 points) : Dantrydanes Ramsey CGC TKN
Reserve Winners Dog: Sterling's Whitewater Knight
Winners Bitch (3 points) Longo Miller N Lore's Queen Bee v Nor'East
Reserve Winners Bitch: Creek Danes Haze Gray and Underway
Best of Breed: GCH Moonriver's the Heart is a Lonely Hunter CA TKP RATO DCAT ACT2
Best Opposite Sex: Maitau Cosmic N Balor Believe in the Eyes of the Prophecy
Select Dog: CH Old Mission's As You Like It CGC
Select Bitch: CH Foxrun's Rye on the Rocks V. Granite

Concurrent (PM) Specialty
Sweepstakes Judge: Nicole Bartlett
Best in Sweepstakes; Best Junior: Sterling's Azure Fibonacci
Best Puppy in Sweepstakes: Davisdane's N Balor the Chronicles of Ridduck

Breed Judge: Judy Harrington
Winners Dog/Best of Winners (3 points): Sterling's Whitewater Knight
Reserve Winners Dog: Dantrydanes Ramsey CGC TKN
Winners Bitch (3 points): Redeeming Love BN RE CGCA
Reserve Winners Bitch: Stuck Runs N Woods Hafen Hot Mess in a Black Dress
Best of Breed: CH L'Absolut-Sasdania Can You Keep a Secret Piper
Best Opposite Sex: CH Old Mission's As You Like It CGC
Select Dog: GCH MJM's Talk of the Town
Select Bitch: CH Davisdane's Rubber Ducky You're the One RN BN CGCA CD

Full results can be found on Infodog.com.

Pictures from our 2017 spring specialties can be found here.

May Rescue Challenge

May 2018 is our rescue challenge month. GDCNE will match our members' donations to Great Dane Rescue of New England, up to a maximum total of $500.00.  If you are a club member and would like to donate, please go to the GDRNE.org website and use the Paypal button.  You can also mail a check, made out to GDRNE, to: Great Dane Rescue of New England, P.O. Box 100083, Cranston, RI 02910.

Fall Specialties

Watch for information about our 2018 fall specialties. Our 2017 fall specialties were held Saturday, November 25, in conjunction with the Windham County Kennel Club show at the 2017 Thanksgiving Classic Cluster on the grounds of the Big E in West Springfield, Mass. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to everyone who participated in and supported our shows. Results can be found on Infodog.com.

If you would like to donate to our Specialty Trophy Fund, you can do so through PayPal:

Comments? We'd love to hear them. E-mail to:
Kim Thurler (e-mail: KimThurler@vfemail.net)
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