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This page recognizes special accomplishments of our extended Alkarah family. 

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Karen Dashfield DVM and Sophie at the World Trade Center
Sophie and Karen.jpg (27159 bytes)"Sophie" - Star Cross Sophie's Choice TDI OFA Sophie and Karen-2.jpg (25054 bytes)
(Ch Alkarah's Rolo ex MVP's Star of Bethlehem)
Sophie is an accomplished Search and Rescue dog with special training as a forensic recovery dog.

We are proud of the tireless efforts of Dr. Karen and Sophie after the World Trade Center disaster
 

Learn about Dr. Karen and Sophie's 
Search and Rescue Training Mission to Turkey

  http://users.nac.net/kdashfield

 

"Fergie" Fergie.JPG (148168 bytes) Alkarah's Forget-Me-Not CDX TC HIT CGC TDI 
(Sel Ch Kismet's Heart Throb ROM OFA ex Bihari's Edelweiss v Alkarah)

"Cody" cody.jpg (160772 bytes) Alkarah's Nevada CD TC CGC HT Cody Veteran.JPG (252377 bytes)            
(Alkarah's  Maximilian OFA ex Alkarah's Chantilly Lace)           Cody and Marie
 at the GSDCA 2000 National

Fergie, Cody, and now Major are owned by Marie and Ed Anderson

"Major" Alkarah's American Soldier CDX

 

 

 

"Ruby" Alkarah's Ruby CD OFA  
Ch Kismet's Gold Rush OFA ex Alkarah's Diamond of Cobert OFA        
Co-owned with Madeline Anderson

 "Remy"   Alkarah's Remember September RN 
 
(CH Eagle Valley's Pfizer OFA                                        
 ex Alkarah's Ruby  CD OFA)                                     
Owned by Madeline Anderson

Alkarah's Napoleon CD (Ch Pinebuck-Kismet Cowboy Logic OFA
                                         ex Alkarah's Elle of Cobert OFA)         

Owned by Madeline Anderson

  "Cory" P.A.M. Alkarah's Coriander TC NAP NJP UD
                                     
(Am Ch/Can Sel VA Jim v Fiemereck SchHIII Kk1a OFA
                       ex Alkarah's Back in the Saddle CGC)
                   Owned by Madeline Anderson


"Cory" and "Hera"
 Alkarah's Habanero CD
(Ch Jim v Fiemereck SchHIII Kka 1 OFA
ex Alkarah's Back in the Saddle OFA)
 Owned by The Ferraras


 

"K-9 Jack"
at home                                       at work

                           K9 Jack.JPG (40009 bytes)
With young Craig Bahrs and Hamlet        With Patrolman Craig Bahrs at work

The photo at right was featured in the Middletown, NJ newspaper article 
"There's A New Cop on the Beat in MIddletown."
Jack is (Ch Alkarah's Rolo OFA ex Misty von Rolf Alkarah OFA)

 

 

"Dallas" DallasOverJump3.jpg (35472 bytes) Alkarah's Carrera of Cobert UD OFADallasOverJump1.jpg (19942 bytes) 
(Alkarah's Maximilian OFA ex Ch Cobert's Magnolia ROM OFA)
Owned by (Karin's brother) Rolf and his wife June Benninghoven

 


"Atlas" Champion Alkarah's St. Valentine's Atlas
                                              
(Sel Ch Kismet's Heart Throb ROM OFA 
                                              ex Alkarah's Diamond OFA)    
                                                   Owned by Gladi Brumby of Muttontown, NY



 

April Wine going Best in Show in Canada at 8 months of age!
"April Wine" Can CH Alkarah's April Wine
 
                   
                                                          (Eagle Valley's High Heat
                                                               ex  CH Alkarah's Tequila Sunrise) 
                                                Owned by Mike Clark of Nova Scotia 

For April's first 6 months in the ring she has over 30 best of breed wins,
 5 group 1st, 22 group placements & a Best in show.
11 Best puppy in shows, 32 best puppy in group wins.
At this time she is # 5 GSD in Canada

 

 

 



"Rocket" 
 Grand Champion Alkarah's Rocket's Red Glare
 
                   
              (Ch Alkarah's Cosmopolitan OFA                 
                   ex CH Alkarah's Midnight Miracle OFA)

Owned by Sue Condreras


    
                  Rocket and Cali                                              Rocket                          

 

 Cali got her first Dock Diving Title                                          

"Cali"   Alkarah's California Dreamin

 (Am GCH/Can Sel CH Alkarah's Brown Eyed Handsome Man HT PT
  x Ch Alkarah's I Only Have Eyes For You)

Owners: Sue Condreras, Pat Sondgeroth and Karin E Wagner

 

 

 

                                                               

The AKC Award for Canine Excellence (ACE) 2013                               "Jessee" at the Eukaneuba                      
awarded to:
"Jesse"                                           

 "Jesse" Eagle Valley's Jesster Alkarah CGC TDI JHD RA PT 
              (
Am Sel Ex /Can Sel CH Keylis The Big Red Dog TC OFA  
                   ex CH Eagle Valley's Honey Girl OFA) 
                                                Owned by Sue Condreras 

Local newspaper article about "hero" Jesse

 

 

 

 

"Kaiser"   Alkarah's Kaiser von Duff CGC, TD, VCD1, UD, RAE, OJP
                                         (CH Alkarah's Double Trouble OFA 
                                            ex Woodside Farms Sara Lee OFA)
Owned by the Courduff family

 

 

 

ThelmaBOW.jpg (106798 bytes)   "Thelma"         thelmahoop.jpg (12193 bytes)          thelmajump.jpg (10636 bytes)
Am/Can Champion Alkarah's The Tempest, Am/Can CD, TT TDI CGC HI NA OFA

(Ch Alkarah's Rolo ex Alkarah's Elle of Cobert) 
Co-owned with
Mary Cummings. 
Visit Mary's website at:
http://www.geocities.com/Stone_Meadow/thelma.html
 

   

kassy.jpg (24700 bytes)

"Kassy" - Alkarah's Diamond Lil CGC TDI OFA  
                    (Am Ch/Can Sel VA Jim v FiemereckSchHIII 1a OFA  
ex Alkarah's Diamond of Cobert OFA)
(owned by Barbara DeRose)
  

 

 

 

 

"Luca"   Alkarah's Malibu CGC CD  
          (Ch "Heller" ex Misty von Rolf Alkarah)
Owned by Jim, Sue & Gabriella Dermody of Metuchen, NJ

 

 

 

"Sammy"   Alkarah's Sambucus RN CD
(Eagle Valley's High Heat
ex CH Alkarah's Tequila Sunrise OFA)

Owned by the Carol Ebreo  

 

 

"Rosie"

           
Best in 2015 Mid-Atlantic Futurity            2nd Open at Canadian National 2015

Farmil's Paper Roses

Am CH/Can Sel CH Alkarah's Brown Eyed Hansome Man HT PT OFA
ex Farmil's Diamonds R Forever
                                Owned by Chuch and Doris Farrell

 


 

"Hera" Alkarah's Habanero CD
(Ch Jim v Fiemereck SchHIII Kka 1 OFA
ex Alkarah's Back in the Saddle OFA)
 Owned by The Ferraras

 

 

"Shirley" C-ATCH3 Alkarah's Shirley Temple MX MJP AXJ XF CGC ChST ChCL ChSN ChFH L1-PLT HIT TDI

 

 
(Ch Alkarah's Diamond Jim Brady TC OFA 
   ex CH Alkarah's Tequila Sunrise OFA)

Owned by Kate Felton 

 


Shirley Taking2nd Place in Masters Preferred Jumpers
With Weaves at Westminster

 

 

 

"Taylor"   Ra-Chel's Taylor CD CGC
                                         Son of Ch Alkarah's Rolo OFA
                                Owned by Michelle and Ray Forshee

 

                

"Daisy"Daisy head.jpg (28821 bytes) Can Ch Gilberg's American Gentle Daisy Am/Can CD TT OFA Daisy CD.jpg (61678 bytes)
(Am/Can BIS Ch Leyenda's Starsky of Alkarah ROM/C OFA ex Gilberg's Penny)
Owned by Elyse Fleury of Ontario

                                                                                   Daisy still looking great as a senior.
Daisy passed away at 15 years of age.
Daisy older.jpg (26760 bytes)

  "Daisy" and son "Morgan" Daisy Morgan.jpg (35508 bytes) Can Ch Daisyfield's Wolly Bear CD TT OFA Daisy Morgan brace.jpg (64920 bytes)    

 

 

 

Best of Breed -  Westminster KC -  February 9, 2009!

"Twist"  Champion Alkarah's Dry Martini at Beowulf
(BIS AOE Sel Ex/Can Sel CH Kismet's Sight for Sore Eyes TC HSC ROM OFA
     ex Mein Schatz Mai Tai Alkarah ROM OFA)
Owned by Terri Giannetti
 
 
  

 

 

  Champion Alkarah's Aragorn Fan Dancer Fanny Futurity.jpg (85558 bytes) "Fanny"
 (Ch Pinebuck-Kismet Cowboy Logic OFA
   ex Alkarah's Cellini of Cobert OFA)
Owned by Steve and Marieann Gladstone
Visit their website at
: http://www.cwcorgi.com 

 

 

 "Dee Dee" Alkarah's Moonstruck Miss RN 
(2x Am Sel EX / 2x Can Sel CH Keylis' The Big Red Dog TC  OFA
ex CH Alkarah's Midnight Miracle OFA)
Owned by Vivian Holler    

 

 

"Macho" machorwd.jpg (75589 bytes) Alkarah's Zircon CDMacho Herding 2.jpg (73786 bytes)
(Ch Kismet's Gold Rush OFA ex Alkarah's Diamond of Cobert OFA)
Owned & exhibited by Stephanie Horvath


 

 

"Cruz"   Champion Alkarah's Unforgettable
(CH Kismet's Danger Zone OFA                       
     ex Mein Schatz Mai Tai Alkarah ROM OFA)
Owned by Eric and Kellie Jones
 

 

 

"Mira" mira.jpg (74808 bytes)  Champion Alkarah's Mirabella of Cobert OFA
(Am/Can GV Ch Proven Hill's Banker of Altana TC ROM OFA
    ex Ch Cobert's Magnolia ROM OFA)                                
    Now owned by the Kellmann family

 

"Happy" Happy2.jpg (66010 bytes) Geobev's Happy-Go-Lucky CD AXJ MX CGC TC HI OFA Happy3.jpg (121751 bytes)
(Ch Alkarah's Rolling Stone Cobert CD OFA                          
ex Janry's French Vanilla OFA)       
                                               
Happy1-trim.jpg (71950 bytes)Owned by Beverly Melcher of PA

 

"Devlyn" Alkarah's Devlyn By The Shore RN CD CGC TDI
         
                (Am GV Sel /Can Sel Wayside's Honky Tonk Man ROM OFA
                              ex CH Alkarah's MIdnight Miracle OFA)
                Owned by Mary Minnich

 

 

 "Annie" Annie New Ch.JPG (30521 bytes) Champion Schulhaus Anne Boleyn OFA (Excellent)
(Ch Alkarah's Rolling Stone Cobert CD OFA                               
                                                ex Alkarah's Bewitched Schulhaus OFA, a Ch "Heller" daughter)
                                          

Annie and Miracle are owned by Joanne Pratt of Maryland
 

 "Miracle" Champion Schulhaus Miracle of Alkarah OFA
BIS AOE Sel Ex /Can Sel CH Kismet's Sight for Sore Eyes
TC HSC ROM OFA
ex CH Schulhaus Anne Boleyn OFA

 

 

"Nikki" Alkarah's Erin CGC nikki.jpg (40084 bytes)Owned by Christina Reynolds 


"Blazer"  Blazer and Crystelle.jpg (28462 bytes)  "Crystelle"
Alkarah's Trail Blazer CDX CGC (Ch Pinebuck-Kismet Cowboy Logic OFA ex Alkarah's Ruby OFA)    
Alkarah's Crystelle CGC OFA (Sel Ch Kismet's Heart Throb ROM OFA ex Alkarah's Amy Grant OFA)

Blazer, Crystelle, and Leah are owned by Bobbie Reynolds


   "Leah" Champion Somerset's Leah One More Time Alkarah OFA
GV CH Wayside's Honky Tonk Man OFA
ex Eagle Valley's Andromeda OFA

 

 

  "Ranger" Alkarah's Frangelico CGC CD 
(Alkarah's Maximilian ex Ch Alkarah's Mirabella of Cobert)

(Ranger earned his CD title in 3 shows at 6 years of age!  You can teach an old dog new tricks!)
Owned by Melody Schaeffer of MD

 

 

"Echo" echo.jpg (36635 bytes) Alkarah's Silent Night Kismet HIC ROM OFA
 (Ch Alkarah's Rolling Stone Cobert OFA ex Ch Kismet-Landmark's Roulette OFA)
 

and her outstanding daughter "Kira"
  Multiple Best in Show Ch Rowland's Cure For Love OFA 

Alkarah's Silent Night Kismet (Ch Stoney ex Ch Roulette)     
                         bred to BIS Ch Kismet's Sight For Sore Eyes ROM OFA (Garth's litter brother)
Kira's show record

Echo, Kira, and Macey are owned by Betsy Scott

"Macey"  Champion Rowland's In The Name of Love 
Alkarah's Silent Night Kismet (Ch Stoney ex Ch Roulette)     
                         bred to BIS Ch Kismet's Sight For Sore Eyes ROM OFA
                             

                             Macey in motion

 

 

"Havoc" Alkarah's Havoc of Hollabird CD RAE HT AXP OJP NFP TC
(Ch Alkarah's Diamond Jim Brady TC OFA 
   ex Hollabird Gold Dust OFA)
Owned by Judy Sheaffer 


 

"Scarlet" Scarlet trim.jpg (50135 bytes) Champion Alkarah's Scarlet O'Hara  
                                                                  (Am Ch/Can Sel Ch VA Jim v Fiemereck SchHIII 1a OFA 
ex Alkarah's Diamond of Cobert OFA)
(Owned by Dan Smith and Marilyn Rossi)
 
Visit Dan and Marilyn's website Darby Dan Shepherds

 

 

"Libby"   Champion Alkarah's Lady Liberty Libby as a puppy with Revonne
(BIS AOE Sel Ex/Can Sel CH Kismet's Sight for Sore Eyes TC PT ROM OFA 
  ex Mein Schatz Mai Tai Alkarah OFA)

  Owned by Revonne Storer of Indiana

 

 

  "Chip"   Champion Alkarah's All American
                                                (BIS AOE Sel Ex /Can Sel CH Kismet's Sight for Sore Eyes
TC PT ROM OFA
                                                  ex Mein Shatz Mai-Tai Alkarah ROM OFA)

    Chip lives in the United Kingdom with his owner
     Nina Strange of STRCO German Shepherds

 

 

Nicholas and Suzanne.JPG (77399 bytes)"Nicholas" - Alkarah's Warlock  CGC TDI OFA
(Ch Kismet's Freelance v Alkarah OFA 
                                       ex Alkarah's Foolish Pleasure OFA - a Ch Michelob daughter)    
Owned by Suzanne Tamm
The photo above of Nicholas and Suzanne was published in Applause magazine (the National magazine of Mary Kay Inc.)  It lauded Suzanne and Nicholas' volunteer work as a therapy dog team with residents of the Hunterdon County Development Center. 

 

 

"Daytona"  - Von Torr's Daytona TC HIC
(Ch Kismet's Freelance v Alkarah OFA  ex Belieben's Carmelita Jade TC)
Owned and presented by Tammy Torres of CT

 

 

 "Jax"   Alkarah's I Just Want to be King CGC CD
                                            
(2x Am Sel Ex/2x Can Sel CH Keylis' The Big Red Dog TC OFA
                                                ex CH Alkarah's The Dancing Queen OFA)

            Owned by Terry Woltman

 

 

 "Luca"   Alkarah's Great Expectations CGC HIT RN TC Am/Can CD
                                                                (Alkarah's Black Tie Affair  OFA     
                                                   ex Alkarah's Crystelle CGC OFA
                                            Owned by Suszanne & Steve Yenchik

 

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