Gemma lives on Gabriola Island, off British Columbia with her mom Llie and dad Ken. Click here to see Gemma in her new home .
On the way to her Canadian championship, Gemma had many nice wins including several Best Of Breeds. Click here to see Gemma the weekend of December 14 and 15, 2002 when she went
On October 26, 2003 at the Lower Mainland Shows in British Columbia Canada, Gemma earned her
Canadian Championship title. Gemma is YD's first champion !
April 2003 Gemma earned her AIOC CD (Affiliation Of Island Obedience Clubs Companion Dog) title. Along the way to completing this title, she competed against 36 dogs in Novice B and Gemma had the fourth highest score !
April 17 and 18, 2004 Gemma earned her Canadian CD title in 3 straight shows !!! This gives Llie, her proud owner, and Gemma (of course) a special trophy from the Nanaimo Kennel Club for finishing their title in 3 straight trials. This trophy has not been won in three years ! Gemma's score were very impressive - trial 1 = 191, trial 2 = 190, and trial 3 = 186.5. We are very proud of them !
January 16, 2005 Gemma earned her American CD title in 3 straight shows !!!
Click here for pictures of Gemma at a sanctioned match on May 6, 2006.
May 13, 2006 Gemma picked up her first Canadian CDX leg with a score of 192 and a second place in her class!
On May 20 and 21, 2006 Gemma earned her first two Rally Novice legs with a 96 and a 99. Gemma finshed her RN title with a score of 99.
On May 13, 2007 Gemma earned her Canadian CDX title with a first placement.
June 8, 2007 Gemma and her Mum Llie are just home from holiday in Alberta and shows in Washington. Gemma writes. . ."I now have my Rally Advanced and one leg on my Rally Excellent. I earned two CDX legs, both of which were high in class and my best score was 192.5. Mum says it was her fault that I blew stays the previous day, and I'm not going to argue with her. I managed to squirm my way through my Canadian CGN (Canine Good Neighbour)."
May 10-11, 2008 Gemma hit the Utility ring for the first time. . .earning two legs toward her UD title plus taking High in Class on Saturday.
August 9-10, 2008 Gemma finishes her Utility title and earns her Rally Excellent title at the Victoria Canada shows. She enjoys working in utility and has a really fun time doing the exercises! Gemma was also High Scoring Dog in Rally Excellent plus High Nanaimo Kennel Club member.
2008 Recap - Gemma and her mum have had a very successful year. They earned their Canadian UD, American CDX in Lynden Washington, Canadian RE, and American RE. Gemma was also High Scoring SS in Rally Excellence and Utility at the Standard Schnauzer Club of Canada-Western Division Regional Specialty in September.
We are VERY proud of Gemma and Mommy Llie's accomplishments !