News from the Past
Look for Intervale sisters Ursa, Crystal, Honey and Kat's sledding photo
issue 86, page 24 with two photos: One of Mountain Laurel Kali of Intervale and the other of Perry Greene Frisco of Intervale, Intervale Katherine, girls' mom Kali, Intervale Crystal, Honey and Ursa.
Titling News: Claire earns her second Novice Obedience Q and a first place in Manchester, CT.
Belle with her daughter Jazzy go to lure course practice and tests. Jazzy takes after her mom and her old man Birr and aces the tests to earn her CA title. On the same day Jazz titles, Belle titles too and becomes the first Chinook to earn a Coursing Advanced title!
Belle earns her Rally Advanced title with her first Q in Novice Obedience all on the same day at Warwick Kennel Club.
Summer 2014: Belle's pups Intervale Jazzy, Echo, Fenway and Zealand take the Canine Good Citizen Test.
June 27, 2014: Belle's pups turn ONE with a reunion party in the White Mts.
March 27, 2014: Intervale Imp Face turns 16!
March 2014: Connecticut River Working Group shows in W. Springfield, MA: Jazzy earns a 3 point major from the puppy class at her first show, placing ahead of her mom! The following day, Belle takes Best of Winners.
Congratulations to the sire of Belle's litter, CH Lakeside Run's Little Bear CA for his Best of Breed win at the 2014 Westminster Kennel Club's 138th annual dog show! View judging here.
Intervale Imp Face, "Ursa" to her friends, celebrated 15 years and 9 months on December 27th. Ursa partied with her good friend 16 year old Belgian Tervuran Kim and then enjoyed an afternoon at the dog park with her great granddaughter Jazzy. Ursa still can run and is doing great!
Belle's pups are leaving the nest! Jazz is still home and thinking about her future while Fenny moved to the Green Mountains and is learning to be a ski bum.
Belle picked up another leg on her advanced coursing ability title at Empire Saluki Club test in Colchester, CT in October. Belle is bonkers over the lure! Her pups Jazz and Fenway went with Belle and visited with tons of people and dogs. They were great ambassadors for the breed, garnering many nice compliments on their manners, training, temperament and breeding.
As a reward for a job well done (raising a stack of puppies!), Belle was treated to a coursing ability test on 9/7/13 in Stow, MA. Belle picked up a leg on her advanced CA title and the judge commented on what a nice run Belle had. Belle loves this sport!
June 9, 2013: Otie had a busy weekend! Otie earned his Open Standard Preferred title on Friday and then went to a Barn Hunt. Otie became the first Chinook to earn a RATI (rat instinct test) title with a third place for his height class. Otie went on to take a third place qualifying leg toward his RATN (Novice Barn Hunt).
June 1, 2013: Intervale Claire and Franklin turn 8 along with their sibs Kody,
Sonny Tug, Odin, Sorren, Emma and Luna. Happy Birthday kids!
May 2013: Intervale Coyote Q's in Open Agility Preferred and a third place ribbon in Novice Barn Hunt Fun Day.
April 2013: Intervale Claire and Belle take the Barn Hunt test and place 1st and second in their height division!
April 6, 2013: Belle earns her Beginner Novice Title!
Littermates Intervale Kat, Ursa, Frankie and Kaian turned 15 on March 27th!
Intervale Chinooks in the News
Intervale Imp Face CGC makes the cover of the March 2013 issue of "Your AKC".
Look for Intervale Kat, Honey, Ursa, and Crystal's sledding photo on the AKC website:
introducing the Chinook to the Working Group.
Intervale Once in a Blue Moon's puppy photo can be found in the Spring 2012 issue
of "The Standard", the AKC Newsletter for Conformation Judges.
March 3, 2013: Intervale's Riverstone Beltaine RN CA CGC takes Best of Winners/Best of Breed
with a 3 point major at the Connecticut River Working Group Association's show at W. Springfield, MA.
January 2013: Belle takes reserve in her first two AKC breed shows.
December 2012: Intervale Claire de Lune earns her Novice Jumpers title with a score of 100 and a first place!
November 2012: Intervale's Riverstone Beltaine becomes the first Chinook to earn a Coursing Aptitute title!
Thanksgiving Cluster, W. Springfield, MA:
Belle earns her second BN leg. Otie takes a first place in Open Standard Preferred!