Northern California Angora Guild

Friday, October 31, 2014

Youth Top Winners at Cow Palace

In show A on Saturday, judge Josh selects Kendall's Holland Lop as the youth Best In Show and awards the youth Reserve In Show to Ruby's American Fuzzy Lop.


In youth show B, judge Allen also picks Kendall's Holland Lops as the youth Best In Show.

It's a very consistent judging, Ruby's American Fuzzy Lop also receives the Reserve In Show award from judge Allen in show B.


On Sunday, judge Randy picks Ruby's American Fuzzy Lop as the youth Best In Show and Emma's Netherland Dwarf as the youth Reserve In Show. 

 Ruby has a wonderful weekend, this is her first Best In Show.


Thursday, October 30, 2014

Angora Judging at Cow Palace

In show A, judge Josh is examining an English Angora colored senior doe; Amanda watches.

Judge Randy is checking on a white English Angora in show B.

In show C. Carol W is writing down judge Cathy's comments on the French Angora.

In show D, judge Allen is comparing the texture of the two French Angora colored senior does.


Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Fawntasy and Donna Each Wins All Breed Reserve In Show

Chu's Fawntasy is an English Angora fawn doe bred and shown by Betty.
On Saturday show B, judge Josh awards the Reserve In Show to Fawntasy.    This is Josh's first trip to northern California since he took office of the president of American Rabbit Breeders Association.  


Casey's Donna is a pretty tort doe.  


On Sunday show D, judge Carol awards Donna the Reserve In Show.

Altogether there are three English Angora colored senior does on Saturday and Sunday.  On Saturday, Fawntasy gets the first Reserve In Show in show B.  On Sunday, Franchesca wins the Best In Show in show C then Donna wins the Reserve In Show in show D.     These wins show that the English Angora is very competitive on the show table.   Whichever rabbit wins the BOB is a contender for the top honors on the Best In Show table.


Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Bo Derek Wins Best In Show #23

Bo Derek is a perfect "10" winning 23 all breed Best In Show in 2014.

At Cow Palace on Sunday, Randy and Allen's Netherland Dwarf Bo Derek wins the 23rd Best In Show from judge Carol G.

Bo Derek is the Reserve In Show winner in show C, picked by judge Cathy.

Bo is for sure the biggest winner during the 2-day 4-show weekend at Cow Palace, winning Best In Show in A, B and D, Reserve In Show in C.


Monday, October 27, 2014

Franchesca Wins All Breed Best In Show at Cow Palace on Sunday

On Sunday October 26, 2014 California Rabbit and Cavy Shows hold double open all breed shows.  Since it's a continuation of the double shows on Saturday, the first show is designed as show C and the second show as show D.
Franchesca is still going strong in the shows.

In show C, judge Cathy awards the Best In Show to Betty's English Angora colored senior doe Franchesca.


Sunday, October 26, 2014

Bo Derek Wins Best In Show #21 and #22

Grand National Livestock Show holds double open double youth all breed show at Cow Palace on October 25, 2014.   Photos today shows the all breed open Best In Show winnings.
Randy (not shown) and Allen's Netherland Dwarf Bo Derek wins double Best In Show at Cow Palace Grand National Show.  This is Bo Derek's #21 all breed Best In Show.    The Best In Show judge is Chris Zemny.


Randy joins Allen to celebrate Bo Derek's #22 all breed Best In Show win.   ARBA president Josh Humphries is the Best In Show judge.


Saturday, October 25, 2014

A Fun Show Day in PA

Central PA R.B.A. held double all breed shows and  Appalachian Angora club held an  Angora specialty show at Pennsylvania Furnace, PA on October 19th, 2014.
Several Angora breeders got together and went to the show.
Anita's English Angora black doe Tulamore's Bella wins the specialty Best In Show.  The doe is owned by Anita but bred by Donna. 

The BOB English Angora and BOB French Angora are waiting for the Best In Show judging in the open shows.

Donna's buck wins all breed Best In Show in one of the two all breed shows.  Wait, broken is not accepted in English Angora, what is it?    Though Donna's main breed is the English Angora, she won the all breed Best In Show with her American Fuzzy Lop broken buck Tulamore's Donut (aka Chubby Bunny).   Donna only has 4 American Fuzzy Lop, and Chubby is the only Fuzzy in the show, the win is a pleasant surprise.


Friday, October 24, 2014

Dogs Everywhere

The local newspaper published the final count of the participants in the Dog Agility World Championships: 630 humans with 900 dogs from 11 different countries.

Dogs are not only performing agility, dogs are also at the viewing stands.

People like to watch dogs, dogs also like to watch dogs.

Dogs with their human walking behind the tents.

Dogs and dogs.

Border Collies seem to be the most popular breed in the agility events.

There is also a splash pool for dogs.

The Boxer is enjoying a dip in the splash pool.

Christmas shopping for dog lovers.

A Papillon, also called the Continental Toy Spaniel, is waiting for his mom to buy him some toy.

This is the official booth for the sponsoring club.

Here are more commercial booth to take doggie lovers' money.

More booth for human and doggie shoppers.

T shirt booth for dog lovers.

Dog waiting area.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Doggie Charity Run

The doggie cancer society banner.

The doggie cancer society accepts donation to exchange for a doggie chase game.

The price list of the run.

This is what the dog would be chasing.

It looks like a squirrel, it's stuffed, of course.
This is the run master who uses a remote device to start the stuff squirrel zipping through the orange fenced run course.

The dogs are excited.

The barking is deafening.

"My turn, my turn, my turn!" in doggie language.

The run master is explaining to the doggie mamas that they need to control their dogs until it's their turns.

A happy dog chases the stuffed squirrel.

The happy dog gets his squirrel but does not want to leave the course.

Another happy dog gets the stuffed squirrel.

"Yes, look at me, I got it!"