Icelandic Sheepdog News
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*  Congratulations to Jenison and Gabi on earning both the their beginners tricks title and their CGAC!

*  December 2013, Congratulations to
Fox Meadow Hausti Solstafir and Dave Whitescarver on earning
Solstafir's Bronze level Grand Championship!

*  September 2013, Congratulations to
Fox Meadow Hausti Solstafir and Dave Whitescarver on earning
their Grand Championship!

*  May 2013, Congratulations to Stacey Williams of
Caradoc Icelandics on their new AKC Champions,  
Caradoc's Heaven Help Us and Caradoc's Just Shy of Heaven CGC

*  April 5, 2013, Congratulations to
Fox Meadow Thorra Kari  of Whitetail Icelandics and owner/handler
Dave Whitescarver  and breeder/owner Jo-Ann Secondino on earning Kari's AKC championship.

*  April 5. 2013, Congratulations to Jo-Ann Secondino and
Fox Meadow Icelandics on becoming a new
AKC Breeder of Merit

*  March 14, 2013 Congratulations to
Fox Meadow Thorra Garri and his owner handler Jo-Ann Secondino
who earned his AKC Championship from the Bred by Exhibitor class.

*  Feb 23, 2013  Congratulations to Runestone Truffle and Stonecrop Anya and owner/handler Holly
Kilpatrick of
Stonecrop Icelandics.  Runestone Truffle and her daughter Stonecrop Anja "Annie" showed
in 2 APDT Rally trials at Let’s Speak Dog, both girls took first place in all their classes.  Annie won Level
1A with 209 and 210, and finished her APDT Lvl 1 title with an Award of Excellence for high scores.  
Truffle won Level 2A with 210 and 206.

*  Feb 2013  Congratulations to
Thrymheim's Dansari owned by Stacey Williams and Breeder/Owner    
Cathy Lallemand on earning his AKC Championship.

* Feb 2013 Congratulations to
McEremon's Rose Garden owner Stacey Williams and Breeder/Owner   
Penny Kelley on earning her Grand Championship

* Congratulations to GCH CH Dyggur's Twilight Jasper Of
Glacier Point  on his Select award at the
137th Annual Westminster Dog Show

*
Congratulations to our 2012 Canadian Kennel Club's Top Dogs!

#6 Glacier Point's Jazzy Kinda Blue from Glacier Point Icelandics
#7 Audur's Moa @ Audur's Icelandics
#9 Elskan Min Nikolina @ Audur's Icelandics
#12 Audurs Valentinusar Randver from Audur's Icelandics

*  Congratulations to our 2012 AKC top 25 IcelandicSheepdogs
#1 GCH CH Enska Puck of Cardoc @
Caradoc Icelandic Sheepdogs
#4 GCH CH Dyggur's Twilight Jasper Of Glacier Point @ Glacier Point Icelandics
#5 GCH CH Fox Meadow Hausti Solstafi @ Whitetail Icelandics
#11 GCH CH Frostfyre's Roskur @ Frostfyres Icelandics
#13 GCH CH Valhalla's Ring Raider Of Glacier Point @ Glacier Point Icelandics
# 16 CH Mceremons Rose Garden @ Caradoc Icelandics
# 17 CH Sand Creek Bibi @ Sand Creek Icelandics
# 21 CH Fox Meadow Jolasveinn @ Fox Meadow Icelandics
#24 CH Mceremon Crown Of Thorns @ McEremon Icelandics


*  December 2012  Congratulations to all on the 2012 AKC/Eukanuba National               
Championship Honor Roll Inductees!!!

GCH Enska Puck of Caradoc - Caradoc Icelandics
GCH Frostfyres Roskur - Frostfyres Icelandics
GCH CH Fox Meadow Hausti Solstafir - Whitetail Icelandics
CH Fox Meadow Jolasveinn - Fox Meadow Icelandics
CH Mceremon Crown Of Thorns - McEremon's Icelandics
CH Mceremons Rose Garden - Caradoc Icelandics
GCH CH Valhalla's Ring Raider Of Glacier Point - Glacier Point Icelandics


*  December 2012  We sadly bid goodbye to Viking Freyja of Viking Icelandics who
succumbed  to cancer at the age of  14 years.  Our deepest sympathy to Robert and Elisabet
Stacy-Hurley.  Freyja was one of the very first litters in the USA to be recorded in the USA
and for  many future Icelandic Sheepdog owners Freyja was among the first they could
meet here in the USA, she was a wonderful Ambassador for the breed and will be missed.

*  December 2012, Fox Meadow Hausta Tindra Hela becomes an AKC Champion on the lead
of owner Penny Kelley at MCEremon's Icelandics.

*   November 2013
Fox Meadow Hausti Solstafir handled by owner Dave Whitescarver
appears on the National Dog Show

*   October 3, 2012  We would like to express our heartfelt sympathy to the whole
Runestone family on the loss of Sunnan Gimli aka Aspen, who passed away suddenly.  
"Aspen" was sire to two lovely Runestone litters and has several litters of Grandpuppies to
carry on his legacy.   The gals of
Runestone Icelandics had previously collected and stored
semen for Aspen and it continues to be available for future generations.

*   September 2012
Fox Meadow Hausti Solstafir becomes a UKC and AKC Grand Champion

*  August 17, 2012
 AKC GCH Enska Puck of Caradoc takes herding group 4 in Muncie

*  July 31, 2012   The Icelandic Sheepdog community bids farewell to Virkis Tyri  who passed
away just shy of 17 years old.  Tyri was loved by Bob and Elisabet Stacy-Hurley of Viking
Icelandic Sheepdogs and was one of the first AKC registered Icelandic Sheepdogs in the
USA.  His and his long time mate Asa/Hleseyjar Grima's litters were one of the catalysts for
the formation of the breeds parent club the Icelandic Sheepdog Association of America.  
This pairs grand offspring are now some of the AKC's top ranked dogs.  The Icelandic
Sheepdog community mourns the loss of this great Patriarch of the breed here in the USA
who will continue to be remembered  through his offspring in this country and abroad.

*  July 2012  McEremon's Rosa earns her AKC Championship on the lead of her Breeder-
owner-handler  Penny Kelley of McEremon's Icelandic Sheepdogs.

* Multi-Champion
Isi Kaffisukkolathi appears in the June 2012 Martha Stewart's Living
Magazine.  Read the article
"When Fur Flies" that he was chosen to be the inset photo for

*  May 19 2012 McEremon's Rose Petal is awarded  Junior World Dog Show Winner at the
World Dog Show in Salzburg Austria, Congratulations to her owner Ruth Laub of Switzerland
and her breeder Penny Kelley of McEremon's Icelandics in Ohio

*  March 18, 2012 Congratulations to
GCH Enska Puck of Caradoc and CH McEremon's Rose
Garden on earning an AKC Award of Merit at the Kentuckiana Cluster in Louisville KY.  This
cluster was the largest attended licensed AKC event by Icelandic Sheepdogs to date

*  March 17, 2012 Congratulations to GCH
Enska Puck of Caradoc and owner Stacy Williams  
on earning an AKC Award of Merit under judge  James G. Reynolds at the Kentuckiana
Cluster in Loisville, KY.  Congratulations to
McEremon's Rose Garden, owner Stacey Williams
and co-owner Breeder Penny Kelley on earning her AKC Championship at the tender age of
8 months under Judge James G. Reynolds at the Kentuckiana Cluster in Louisville KY.

*  Feb. 19 2012 Congratulations to
Fox Meadow Jolasveinn and Breeder, Owner -Handler Jo-
Ann Secondino on earning the very first AKC Championship from the Bred By Exhibitor Class
for the Icelandic Sheepdog

* Congratulations to
GCH Frostfyre's Roskur for being awarded Best of Opposite Sex at the
136th annual Westminster Dog Show  see
Roskur and Jasper compete at Westminster with
their handlers, such gracious competitors

*  Congratulations to
GCH  Frostfyres Roskur and GCH Dyggur's Twilight Jasper of Glacier
Point on their invitations to the Westminster Kennel Club's Dog Show

*  January 7, 2012 Congratulations to
Ch Enska Puck of Caradoc, RN and owner Stacey
Williams on their earning his Grand Championship!

*  January 2012 Congratulations to our top 20 Icelandic Sheepdogs  #2-GCH
Frostfyres     
Roskur, #4- GCH CH Dyggur's Twilight Jasper Of Glacier Point, #6 - CH Enska Puck Of
Caradoc RN #14- Fox Meadow Jolasveinn,  #16- CH Fox Meadow Hausti Solstafir

*  Congratulations to GCH Ch Dyggurs Twilight Jasper of Glacier Point for earning 48 Best of
Breed placements in 2011

*  December 18, 2011
GCH Frostfyre's Roskur is awarded the Award of Excellence at the
Eukanuba National Championships

*  November 29, 2011
Fox Meadow Hausti Solstafir earns his AKC Championship  Fox   
Meadow Hausti  Solskin earns his CGC

*  Congratulations to all those receiving invitations to the AKC Eukanuba National      
Championship in Orlando Fla. Dec 17-18 Glacier Point Icelandics
 CH Valhalla's Ring      
Raider Of Glacier Point, Glacier Point Icelandics GCH CH Dyggur's Twilight Jasper Of      
Glacier Point, Fox Meadow Icelandics Fox Meadow Jolasveinn and Frostfyre Icelandics  
Frostfyres's Roskur

*  Congratulations to Blackstar Icelandics Loki Fra Sherwood Forest MX, MXJ, on his
invitation to the AKC Agility Invitational in Orlando Fla.

*  November 19, 2011
Blue Zafir Esja Ánægja in Agility JWW 16" earned her OAJ title under
judge Cris Baldwin placed first with a score of 100 and a time of 28.51, SCT 37 covering
120  yards

*  November 19, 2011
Fox Meadow Hausti Solstafir appears on the Kennel Club of
Philadelphia's National Dog Show broadcast on NBC on Thanksgiving day

*  October 9, 2011
Blue Zafir Esja Ánægja  in Agility Standard 16" earned her OA title under   
judge Tim Pinneri placing 1st with a score of 100 in a time of 53.19 SCT 72 covering 168
yards

*  October 9, 2011  
GCH Dyggur'sTwilight Jasper of Glacier Point earns a Herding  Group 4,
at the  Donner Trail Kennel Club under Mrs. Mildred K. Bryant

*  July 15, 2011 Congratulations to
CH Enska Puck of Caradoc for going Best of Breed at the
Holland MI Kennel Club, then places  GROUP 2  under Judge Ms. Carol S. Brown.

* July 3, 2011
CH Enska Puck of Caradoc gets a Group 4 placement  in Lima, Ohio  under
Judge Brian Meyer

*  June 11. 2011
Lokasteinn Visa in Agility NAP 12"P earns her NAP title under judge Mark
Rudd placing 2nd with a score of 95 with a time of 65.14 a SCT of 80 covering 151 yards.

*  May 30, 2011  
GCH Dyggur's Twilight Jasper of Glacier Point earns a Herding Group 3, at
the  Kennel Club of the Calif. Sierra under Dr. Lee Anthony Reasin

*  May 29, 2011
Enska Puck of Caradoc earns his AKC championship

*  April 9, 2011 GCH
Dyggur's Twilight Jasper of Glacier Point earns a Herding Group3, at
Yosemite Kennel Club, under Mrs. Tomas Gomez

*  April 9, 2011
Valhalla's Cira and Valhalla's Ring Raider of Glacier Point both earn their AKC
Championship at the Yosemite Kennel Club's show

*  February 28, 2011
Ch. Isi Kaffisukkolathi is featured in Time Magazine and Sports
Illustrated

*  February 14, 2011
Ch. Isi Kaffisukkolathi becomes the Icelandic Sheepdogs very first Best
of Opposite sex at the Westminster Kennel Club's Dog show

*  February 14, 2011 Congratulations to
Kersins Icelandic Sheepdog and Helga Gustavsdottir
for breeding the very first Icelandic Sheepdog Best of Breed at the Westminster Kennel   
Club Dog Show

*  February 11, 2011
Ch. Isi Kaffisukkolathi participates in NASDAQ's closing bell ceremony
with the AKC spokesperson David Frei.

*  February 10, 2011
Ch. Isi Kaffisukkolathi participates in the Westminster Kennel Club's
pre-show press conference with the "voice of the AKC" David Frei

*  January 2011  
Ch. Isi Kaffisukkolathi is ranked the #3 Icelandic Sheepdog in the
American Kennel Club  (#1 male)
Ch. Frostfyres Roskur is ranked #4, CH Dyggur's Twilight
Jasper Of Glacier Point is ranked #5, and Sand Creek Maeja is ranked #20

*  November 20, 2010
CH. Isi Kaffisukkolathi makes the Icelandic Sheepdogs National
Network Conformation Debut at the Kennel Club of Philadelphia's National Dog Show

*  July 9, 2010  Valhalla's Heart O' Gold and
Isi Kaffisukkolathi become the first   
AKC  Conformation Champions at the NorthEastern Kennel Club Dog Show under judge
Robert R. Frost.   All points earned from majors in one weeks time.

* July 2, 2010  The very first Icelandic Sheepdogs enter the AKC conformation ring in Bel
Alton, Md. at the Southern Maryland Kennel Club Crab Cluster under Walter J.
Sommerfelt.  
Fox Meadow Hausti Solstafir became the first Icelandic Sheepdog to earn
an AKC Conformation ribbon by going Best  6-9 month puppy.  
Isi Kaffisukkolathi became
the very first Best of Breed,
Isdalur's Carrie became the very first Best of Opposite Sex, Fox
Meadow Jolasveinn became the first Reserve Winners Dog and Fox Meadow Hausta
Tindra Hela became the very first Reserve Winners Bitch as a fully recognized breed in the
AKC.

* June 30, 2010  The Icelandic Sheepdog becomes eligible to compete in AKC
conformation  events

* June 1, 2010 The Icelandic Sheepdog becomes fully accepted by the American Kennel Club

*  January 1, 2010
Blue Zafir Esja Ánægja under judge Scott Stock  in a 16" JWW   
competition earned a NAJ title in agility with a score of 95 with a time of 34.31,  SCT 45
traveling 145 yards earning a 1st place with a Q

*  October 4, 2009  
Blue  Zafir Esja Ánægja in Agility Standard 16" under judge
Jack Codalso earned the NA title, with a score of 100 running a time of 54.6,  SCT 74
traveling 149 yards placing 1st  with a Q

*  July 26, 2009  
 Blue  Zafir Esja Ánægja  under Rally judge Deborah Cecotti earned the  RN
title with a score of 88

*  July 26, 2009
Lokasteinn Visa under Rally judge Deborah Cecotti earned the RN title with
a score of 86

*  July 26, 2009  
Nor' Star Disa be Kiska under Rally judge Deborah Cecotti earned the RN
title with a score of 95

*  January 25, 2009  
Nor' Star Disa be Kiska under judge Clyde Colsson in Agility Jumpers
earned the OJP title with a score of 100 taking 1st place  with a time of 31.26 a SCT 43
covering 122 yards

*  August 9, 2008
 Blue  Zafir Esja Ánægja and Lokasteinn Visa both earn TDI certification
with scores of 100 under evaluator Evi Stackhouse

*  May 17, 2008
Nor'Star Disa be Kiska in Agility Standard competition earned the NAP title
under judge Denise Van Housen placing 1st  with a score of 100 in a time of 51.34,  SCT 78
covering 146 yards

*  May 15, 2008
Blue Zafir Esja Ánægja and Lokasteinn Visa earn their CGC under evaluator
Cynthia Knowlton with a score of 100

*  May 2, 2008
Nor'Star Disa be Kiska in Agility Jumpers earns her NJP title under judge   
K. Winter  placing 1st with a score of 93 in a time of 46.2, SCT 44 traveling 107 yards

*  
Nor'Star Disa be Kiska earns her TDI under Cynthia Knowlton with a score of 100, and her
TDI under evaluator Evi Stackhouse with a score of 100
The Reigning Icelandic Sheepdog Disc Dog Queen
Golden Pond Kenna