Canaan Dog Happenings

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Mira (AKC CH/ UKC NBOB CH Cherrysh Mi Corazon Miracle, CDCA HC, CGC, TDI) earned her Canine Good Therapy (CGC) and Therapy Dog (TDI) titles January 2, 2009 at the age of 6 1/2 years old. Mira is owned by the Geretz family of St. Louis Park, MN.

New UKC Champion

Libby (AKC/UKC CH HaTikva Cherrysh The Dream, CDCA HC) completed her UKC championship at the 2008 ICDCA Specialty weekend.  Libby is bred and owned by the Geretz family of St. Louis Park, MN.

New AKC Champion

Mazel Tov Yomi Bat Barak finished her AKC Championship at 10 months of age on Saturday October 23 at the Middleburg Kennel Club Show going Best of Opposite Sex over 22 Canaan Dog bitches, which gave her a 5-point major to add to three previous 4-point major Best of Breeds.  She also passed her Herding Instinct Certification.  Yomi is bred and owned by Cathi and Craig Oskow of MN.

New AKC/UKC Champion

Cherrysh Fire and Rain, owned by Lee Boyd and bred by Jerry & Cheryl Hennings fisnished his AKC and UKC Championship in 2004, ending the year as the #1 Canaan Dog in UKC and in the top ten in AKC.

New UKC Champion

At the Florida Toy Fox Terrier Association shows in Wesley Chapel, Florida, Cherrysh My Nobilis Aljan, "Dune", was Best Male, Best of Winners, Best of Breed and Group 1 to finish his U.K.C. Chmapionship.  Dune is owned and handled by Caren Curtiss of Albion, NY.

Multi Champion

Mira (Cherrysh Mi Corazon Miracle) earned her UKC championship in 3 days (October 2003) and earned her AKC championship in January 2004.  So she is now AKC/UKC CH Cherrysh Mi Corazon Miracle CDCA HC.  Mira is co-owned by Alla Geretz and Cheryl Hennings and lives with Alla and her family in Minnesota.

What a well-behaved guy!

Cherrysh Midnite At The Oasis, better known as Jake, earned his CGC and his Therapy Dog International certification in January 2004. Jake and owners Keith and Cheryl Shank live in Minnesota.

New Cd

Ch. Pleasant Hill Tovah added a CD to the end of her name on August 10!  Tovah and owner Cathi Oskow earned a respectable score of 187 to complete their final leg.  The team lives in Minnesota.

A busy Fall

Kochav Ole me Shaar Hagai (Tal) and Bay Path's Sufat Hol both finished their AKC Championships.  Tal is owned by Victor Kaftal and Sufi by Sheryl Glass.  Both were being shown by Cheryl Hennings at the time they finished.

New UKC Champion

Spirit Bay Ha'Aretz Gideon finished his UKC Championship in July.  Gideon is owned and shown by Wendy Sostock.

It was an exciting weekend

The ICDCA Specialty was held on June 13, 2002 in conjunction with U.K.C.'s Premier.  Among the highlights of the weekend:
Ch. Bay Path's Amitz (owned by Jerry Hennings & Sandra Fournier) became the breed's first Grand Champion.
Barak me Shaar Hagai (owned by Myrna Shiboleth & Cheryl Hennings) completed his U.K.C. Championship in 3 straight shows.
UCD Ch. Kochav Ole me Shaar Hagai (owned by Victor Kaftal) was Best of Breed at the Top Ten Invitational.
Canaan Dogs showcased their versatility by competing in Agility, Obedience and Weight Pull competitions.
Victor Kaftal's UCDX Holit Beit Dada placed 4th in Open A on Friday and UCD Ch. Kochav Ole me Shaar Hagai placed 3rd in Open A on Sunday.
Lee Boyd's UAGII Ch. Micah Haviv me Kansas, CD, NA, CGC, TT placed 4th in Novice B on Saturday with a score of 197 and qualified with a score of 191 on Sunday to finish his UCD.
DJ Ha'Aretz Boaz of Gray Mesa, owned by Donna & Jackie Davison, became the first Canaan Dog to compete and qualify in Weight Pull.  He hauled 325 pounds!
Way to go everyone!!!!

Barak adds to his impressive list of titles

In March, Barak me Shaar Hagai finished his AKC championship in Dubuque, Iowa. He won two singles his first weekend in the USA with his breeder, Myrna Shiboleth. He went on from there with Cheryl Hennings to get five majors and four Best Of Breeds thus far. That now makes him: World Winner 2001, European Winner 2001, Tel Aviv Winner 2001, Luxemburg/Israeli/International/AKC Champion Barak me Shaar Hagai. He also has three CAC's in France!

Jennie and Tycho earn titles in multiple sports

Jennie Larkin and Fuligin Ged Tycho, HC, CGC, CD, NA completed Tycho's CDX on February 17!  A few weeks later Tycho earned his NAJ agility title with placements!  Look for an OA agility title from the pair soon.  Way to go!

The Hennings have been busy...

Cheryl Hennings of Iowa is proud to announce
Three new AKC champions :
Cherrysh Semper Fi Ty CGC; owners Heidi Rosin and Cheryl Hennings
Cherrysh's Coat of Many Colors  and Pleasant Hill Anastasia; owners Jerry and Cheryl Hennings

A new UKC champion: Pleasant Hill Anastasia

A new Herding title - AKC/UKC Cherrysh My Trustworthy Toby HC; owners Jerry Hennings and Coleen Rapier

and two  new CGCs!
AKC/UKC Ch. Cherrysh's Coat of Many Colors CGC
Cherrysh The Vision of Ezekiel CGC; owners Jerry and Cheryl Hennings

Congratulations to Cheryl and Jerry, Heidi and Coleen!

Two New Champions

At the Maayan Harod International Show under Judge Rita Trainen, Toffee me Shaar Hagai became an Israel Champion and Isr. Ch. Bein HaArbaim me Shaar Hagai became an International Champion!  Both are bred and owned by Myrna Shiboleth of Israel.

New AKC Champion

Mazel Tov Naftalia finished her AKC Championship at the Coulee Kennel Club Show in Lacrosse, WI at 14 months of age!
Nafti is owned by Cathi and Aviva Oskow and was bred by Cathi and Craig Oskow, MN.

Aviva Oskow - Best Junior Handler

Aviva Oskow was named Best Junior Handler at the Wisconsin Toy Fox Terrier Club Show #2 in Burlington, WI on July 14.  Aviva accomplished this feat while handling a borrowed dog! - Pleasant Hill Anastasia, loaned for the event by Cheryl Hennings.

New U.K.C. Champions

Congratulations to Cheryl Hennings on finishing 2 U.K.C. Champions on the same weekend: Velikaya's Hamania ("Lizzy") and Cherrysh My Trustworthy Toby.  Lizzy was bred by Isabella Zirri and Toby was bred by Cheryl and her husband Jerry.  Both dogs finished their championships at the Wisconsin Toy Fox Terrier Club Shows in Burlington, WI the weekend of July 14 &15, 2001.

Joseph makes the cut for BIS

Ch. Cherrysh's Coat of Many Colors, "Joseph", made the cut for BIS at the Wisconsin Toy Fox Terrier Club Show #1 in Burlington, WI on July 14.  Joseph was bred by Jerry and Cheryl Hennings and was ably shown over the weekend by Craig Oskow.

ICDCA named National Breed Association

The ICDCA was named U.K.C.'s National Breed Association for the Canaan Dog in January 2001.

New U.K.C. Champions

Congratulations to UCD Kochav Ole me Shaar Hagai and Cherrysh's Coat of Many Colors, for earning their U.K.C. Championship.  Tal is owned and handled by Victor Kaftal of Cincinnati, OH and Joseph is owned by Jerry and Cheryl Hennings of Denver, IA and handled by Cheryl.

Adam passes his Herding Instinct Test

Adam Logan passed his Herding Instinct Test with flying colors.  Adam is owned by Beth Logan of Wyomissing, PA.

Micah earns his AKC CD and a VCX in the process!

UAGII Ch. Micah Haviv me Kansas, NA, TT, CGC, VC completed his AKC CD in 4 straight shows this fall.  His scores were 190.5, 195, 195, 196.  He was either first, or tied for first, in the Novice A class each time.  This new title completed the requirements for Micah's ICDCA VCX (Versatility Companion Excellent) title.  Micah is bred, owned, trained, and handled by Lee Boyd of Topeka, KS.

New AKC Champion

Cherrysh My Klever Kyra finished her AKC Championship with all of her points coming from majors.  Kyra is owned by Sheryl Glass and was bred by Cheryl and Jerry Hennings.  Kyra's sire is AKC/UKC/ICDCA Ch. Bay Path's Amitz, CGC and her dam is Briel's Hatikvah bat Ariel ROM, CGC.  She was ably handled to her championship by Junior Handler Stephanie Webb from Jack Rowe's team in Alaska.

New Canaan Dog Club - Italy

There is a new club for the Canaan Dog, in Italy, the Club Italiano Canaan Dog (CICD).  They have their own  website .

New AKC Champion

Velikaya's Hamania, "Lizzy", finished her AKC Championship on July 22 by going Best of Winners at the Anoka County Kennel Club Show in Minnesota.  Lizzy was bred by Isabella Zirri of Italy, and is owned by Jerry and Cheryl Hennings and shown by Cheryl.

New Canaan Dog Book Published

Lee Boyd and Victor Kaftal's book Canaan Dog, a complete and reliable handbook has just been published.  Look for it in our Canaan Dog Merchandise section.

New World Champions!

From the World Show in Milan, Italy:
(CAC - CACIB - BOB) Ch. Velikaya's Lahatutan ("Norby"), breeder/owner: Isabella Zirri, Italy.
(CAC - CACIB - BOS), Velikaya's Hamania ("Lizzie"), breeder: Isabella Zirri,  owners: Cheryl & Jerry Hennings, Iowa, USA.

Tal earns his AKC CD

U-CD Kochav Ole me Shaar Hagai, popularly known as Tal, finished his CD this May in 3 trials.  Tal is owned and trained by Victor Kaftal of Cincinnati, OH.

New AKC Champion

Cherrysh My Trustworthy Toby finished his AKC Championship in May.  Toby was bred by Jerry and Cheryl Hennings and shown by Coleen and Rene Rapier and Cheryl Hennings of Iowa.

New International Champion

Velikaya's Lahatutan, "Norby" recently finished his International Championship.  Norby is bred, owned, and handled by Isabella Zirri.

Tycho earns his CD

Starting the new year off right, Fuligin Ged Tycho, CD, HC, CGC earned his CD on January 15, 2000 from the Novice A class.  The proud handler is Jennie Larkin.  Their scores were 185.5, 189.5, and 189.5.  Way to go!

Lada's Happy Halloween

Max's Lada L.P. Tigger Pooh, NA owned by Alan  and Sylvia Gersman and handled by Alan, earned her Novice Agility title on October 31, 1999!

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