Bragging Rights

Catch up on the latest achievements of:

(Jansim Pup-in-law)

(proud owner - Philipa)

Double Q

March 03, 05, 2017 - AKC Agility - Sportsmen's Dog Training Club of Detroit, Lapeer, MI - Judge Lavonda L Herring

Tumnus was amazing, as usual with two third places in spite of his gimpy, and dumb handler who tried to be too big for her boots! (Pippa's words, not mine!!)

Working on his "Masters"

Saturday December 17, 2017 - Scamper Detectives Barn Hunt Test

Tumnus earned his first Master Barn Hunt Leg under judge Sharon Jonas

CPE Agility - December 09, 2016

JB'S wild Card Agility, in Lapeer MI

Tumnus, running agility for the first time since June, took first place in Level 4 Wildcard, 12 inches.

Magical "Senior" Moments

Pippa says it best

"I am so proud of Mr. Tumnus. He really is the " Real Deal".
This weekend at Barn Hunt Buddies trials (November 26-27, 2016), under judge Chris Puls, in 3 straight trials, he found all 4 rats, in record times. Earning his RATS title with a 2nd and two 1st places. "

This brag will benefit the Canadian Border Terrier Welfare.

Time to play catch up

Tumnus has been busy

He now has 8 legs towards his AKC CAA title

On September 24, 2016, at the MCFTC Barn Hunt trial, ender Judge Brenda Katz, Tumnus gained his 3rd leg for his RATO.

Border Terrier Club of America 2016 National Specialty success

Roberts Event Center, Wilmington, OH - June 13th-17th, 2016

Tumnus, ably partnered by Elaine Brown in Agility, qualified in JWW Master Preferred with a fourth place. With Pippa and "kennel mate", Rupert, he finished first in Brace Obedience

Barn Hunt - working on the next level

Saturday, May 7th, 2016 at the "Zodiak Ranch" in Milford MI under judge Kristina Phillips

Tumnus earned hist first two Open Barn Hunt legs with a second and third place.

Barn Hunt Blast!

Saturday, April 2nd. at Northfields DTC, Ann Arbor, MI, under judge Joyce Shively

Tumnus completed leg 3 for his BH, Novice Title with 2nd Place in his height division.

A new year and new fun in an old sport February 19, 2016

Siberian Husky Club AKC Agility Trial in Dexter, MI under Judge mark Rudd

Tumnus took 2nd place in JWW, 1st place in Standard, and qualified in T2B

October 18, 2015 - Wixom MI - Barn Hunt - Judge Sharon Jonas

Tumnus earned his second RATN leg with 3rd place

September 25-27, 2015 - Terrier Club of Michigan and Monroe Kennel Club - Lure Coursing

Tumnus had three more qualifying runs towards his CAT CAA Title

September 13-13, 2015 - UKC Agility

Tumnus completed his UKC AG1 title earning the maximimum 200 points in all 4 runs with 4 1st places. He only missed getting High in Trial by a couple of seconds. Not his fault.

He's a coursing fiend

Tumnus ran like a Tasmanian Devil three days running (no pun intended) in Monroe, qualifying on all 3 days and completing his CAT.

Another year, another Canadian title (and well on the way to another)

Tumnus first Canadian outing this year was to the Eries Shores Kennel Clun shows in Calednia ON. June 05-07, 2015

He came home with his CKC Open title plus two legs towards his CKC Rally Excellent title, He was only able to compete in the Rally Excellent ring twice because of conflicts with Rupert's conformation.

Open B (Saturday) - Ms. C. Bishop 192 2nd place

Rally Excellent (Saturday) Mr. D. Lunn 90 2nd place
Rally Excellent (Sunday) Ms. C. Bishop 98 2nd place

October 19, 2014 - Oxford Dog Sports Barn Hunt Trial - Metamora, MI Judge: Lee Warden

Tumnus passed his instinct test.
He then got High In Class in his first Novice try for his first RATN leg

Border Terrier Canada 2014 National Specialty related events

Erie Shores Kennel Club Rally Trials - June 6th - 8th, 2014

Tumnus earned his CKC Rally Advanced Title under judges Marie Sawford, Mike Calhoun and Sharon Smith with scores of 98, 99, 88 and one leg towards his CKC CDX under judge Mike Calhoun with a score of 196

Border Terrier Club of America Specialty, Purina Farms, Gray Summit, MO - May 18-22, 2014

May 20th, Tuesday -- Obedience/Rally/Sweepstakes

Tumnus turned in a creditable performance as part of the winning Obedience Team - The Strippers

February 8-9, 2014 - AADTC Agility trials,

Tumnus finished his AJP and AXP titles. He also got his first leg in Master Preferred Standard, earning 3 PACH points, and 16 points in T2B.

This brag will benefit CBTW in memory of Django

2014 Off to a Good Start

Oakland County Kennel Club - January 16-17, 2014

Running for the first time in Excellent. Tumnus completed his OAP title with first place on Friday.
On Saturday he racked up three first placements
Excellent JWW - score 100 - 1st place
T2B - score 100 - 1st place - 10 points
Excellent Preferred Standard - score 97 - 1st place

Wow - Cannot Beat These Scores

Friday 13th December 2013 - lucky for some!
Tumnus earned the 3rd leg for his Novice Standard Preferred title under Judge Cindy Blanton. He also took 1st place in Open JWW preferred. All 3 legs for his NAP were earned with 100 and 1st places.
Two weeks ago, Tumnus and Pippa completed the 3rd leg for his NJP. Again, all 3 legs were 100 and 1st place.

November 10 2013 - BSCOCM UKC Obedience Trials

Tumnus qualified in both trials under judges Bonnie Hornfisher and Pam Moore to complete his United Kenned Club UCDX Title.

October 03, 2013 Kimberton, PA

At the pre-MKC weekend All Terrier Agility Trials, Tumnus qualified in Open JWW with a first place finish - very nice!

February 09, 2013 Toledo Kennel Club Trial - WAY TO GO!!!

Tumnus qualified in Utility "A" under Judge Kinion with a 3rd place, this was his third leg, and therefore his UD title.
It took Tumnus only 11 tries to get all 3 legs despite his creativity in his NQ's!

Congratulations to an incredible team

This brag will benefit NABTW, to help pay for the surgery on Chad's ears.

November 03, 2012, Companion Dog Training Club - Two Down

Tumnus earned Utility leg #2 under Judge Sharon Redmer with a score of 181 for 2nd place

October 07, 2012 Ann Arbor DTC trial - Oh My !!!

In Philipa's words

This is the icing on the cake, the most fantastic news, this amazing dog of ours took 3rd place, in Utility A, with a score of 184.
That is his first Utility leg. It has been, and I am sure will be, very hard, but I am over the moon!
Still shaking from not breathing while he took the final jump. I am so proud of him; I could burst.

Cross that one off

October 06, 2012 at the Ann Arbor DTC trial, Tumnus earned the 3rd leg, for his Graduate Open title.
The judge was Patricia A. Strong, and the score of 184 gave him 2nd place, in a competitive class of 9.

This brag will benefit CBTW in memory of Django, who paved the way for the "Amazing Mr. Tumnus".

Another up the obedience ladder

On Friday, September 28th at the Monroe Kennel Club trial, Tumnus earned his 2nd leg in Graduate Open under Judge Norman Aguirre. Score of 187. Not stellar but still a leg, and 1st place in the class. Only 2 entries and the other one NQd.

2012 BTCA Specialty Achievements, Oconomowoc WI, June 10-14, 2012

Turned in two sparkling perfomances to complete his Novice Agility and Novice Jumpers titles (judge Terry Elger) earning HIT to win the Sunkist Trophy for Novice Agility

Switching venues

On Friday, June 01, 2012 at Sportsmen's Dog Training Club Agility Trial, Tumnus took first place in Novice Standard and JWW. On saturday, 2nd place, on time, in Standard (to complete his Standard title), and 1st in JWW.

This brag will benefit Canadian Border Terrier Welfare, in memory of Django

Working his way up the obedience ladder

Tumnus earned his first leg in Graduate Open on 11 February 2012 at the Toledo Kennel Club trial under Judge: Cheryl Bishop, from Kitchener ON.
Scoring 190 and 2nd place

Advancing to Excellence

On September, 12, 2011 Tumnus completed the requirements for his AKC Rally Advanced Excellent title at the Pontiac Kennel Club under judge Lynn Eggers with a 96 and third place in Excellent and 98 and second place in Advanced.

This brag will benefit Canadian Border Terrier Welfare in memory of a true "trooper" Nicholas

Nine down, one to go

On July, 12, 2011 Tumnus and Philipa competed in Rally at Ann Arbor KC in Monroe, MI earning Leg # 9 for Rally Advanced/Excellent.
The judge was Alvin W. Eng
Tumnus placed 4th in Excellent and 3rd in Advanced.

Rally Advanced Excellent in Sight

On March 18, 2011 at the Fulton County OH KC Trials, Tumnus received qualifying scores of 93, in Rally Excellent and Advanced. Thus gaining leg # 8 for his RAE.

Holy Toledo! Another Title

The Toledo Kennel Club certainly agrees with Mr. Tumnus, at their obedience trials on February 13, 2011 he qualified, under Judge Fred Buroff, to complete the requirements for his American CDX title.

Another RAE Success

A return visit to the Toledo Kennel Club Trials on February 11, 2011 gave Tumnus his sixth RAE leg.
In Rally Excellent, he had a qualifying score of 94.
In Rally advanced, his score was 97, giving him 4th place only 7 seconds behind 2nd place.
Judge for both trials was Fred Buroff

Meanwhile, back in AKC

November 27-28, 2010 at the Toledo Kennel Club Trials, Tumnus qualified in Open A under judges John and Carol Mett for two legs towards his CDX title. His scores were a very respectable 185 and 186. Congrats also go to big brother Parker (not a BT) who completed his Rally Novice title thanks to the Canine Partners program.

This brag will benefit Canadian Border Terrier Welfare in memory of Django

United Kennel Club success

Sunday, November 21, 2010 at the Bay Area Regional KC Trials, Tumnus finished up two more titles.
Under Judge Sandra Boeke, he was 3rd place in Novice B obedience for his 3rd leg and UKC CD title. He had a very respectable score of 193 despite not getting into the ring until 4 hours after arriving.
After many more hours of waiting he then went in Rally level 1, with judge Keith Boeke. He scored 99 in both trials with a 3rd and 4th place finish.
Those were the 2 legs he needed for his Rally level 1 title.

This brag will benefit Canadian Border Terrier Welfare

Half Way There

RAE leg #3
Sun 24 October 2010
Marshbanks Golden Retriever Club of South Central Michigan
Judge: Mr. Russell Hornfisher
Rally Excellent Score 95 - 3rd place
Rally Advanced Score 89 - 4th place

RAE leg # 4
Friday, October 29, 2010
Judge: Ms. Cheryl Bishop
Rally Excellent Score 89
Rally Advanced Score 98 - 3rd place

RAE leg # 5
Sunday October, 31st
Companion Dog Training Club of Flint
Judge: Stephen Pool
Rally Excellent Score: 89
Rally Advanced Score: 100 - 1st place

Two - down

October 01, 2010 - Monroe Kennel Club Rally Trial - Judge Ms. Barbara J. Beebe-Arthur (Pleasant, exacting and fair)
The course was interesting and combined a lot of elements in a small OUTDOOR ring.
Tumnus and Philipa were 3rd place in Rally Excellent. Score 89
In Rally Advanced, same judge, 1st place, 98.

Advancing in Excellence

On September 23, 2010 at the Springer Spaniel Club of Michigan; under judge Mrs. Sue Sellers Rose, Tumnus earned his first of 10 legs towards the RAE title.
Rally Excellent B. Score: 89. 2nd place.
Rally Advanced B. Score 98. 1st place.
Way to go Tumnus

This brag will benefit Canadian Border Terrier Welfare

Excelling in Rally

September 19, 2010 at the St. Clair KC trial, Mr. Tumnus gained his Rally Excellent title by winning the Rally Excellent class, with a score of 97. The judge was Mr. Edward Haas who set a very complicated course and was very picky. Mr Haas (also a Terrier judge) really liked Tumnus, and commented that he was an extremely good looking Border Terrier.

Back to Canada and more success

Tumnus took care of his Canadian Rally Novice title in fine style finishing first in his class in two of the three trials at the Sarnia KC Shows on July 4-5, 2010.
Judges were Cheryl Bishop, Deb Desjardine, and Sharlene Manderson

2010 Border Terrier Canada National Specialty Weekend Success - Hamilton Kennel Club Shows Jerseyville ON - June 25-27

Tumnus polished off his Canadian CD in fine style with three straight qualifying scores and Highest Scoring Border Terrier in each trial.

This brag benefits Canadian Border Terrier Welfare

2010 BTCA National Specialty Successes - Tryon NC - May 12-16

Tumnus placed first in Graduate Novice (judge John Mett) and earned his first Rally Excellent Leg with 3rd place (judge Carol Mett) on Thursday.
On Saturday, he was second in the Amateur Owner Handled class under breeder judge Bob Naun

Another title under his pelt!!

Tumnus finished his Rally Advanced title on Friday, April 9th, 2010 at the Saginaw Valley Kennel Club under judge Mrs. Betsy Horn Humer

Make that another title even further on its way and yet another one done!

Tumnus earned his 2nd leg in Rally Advanced, on March 26, 2010 at the Companion Dog Training Club of Flint under judge Fred Buroff then on Sunday qualified in Novice B obedience to complete his AKC Companion Dog title also under judge Fred Buroff

Another title done and another on its way!

Tumnus earned his 3rd Rally Novice leg, on Friday February 26, 2010 at the Sportsmen's Dog Training Club with a score of 100 points and a 3rd place finish (4 seconds slower than 1st place), the Judge was Ms. Lynne Oslach.
Philipa moved him up up on Saturday, and despite it being his first time off leash in Rally Competition, they had an excellent score of 99 points and their first Rally Advanced leg.

A Very Nice Weekend

Tumnus acquitted himself very nicely at the Ingham County Kennel Club shows on November 28-29, 2009. On Saturday he qualified with a score of 190 and a fourth place finish in Novice B (judge Mr. Jeffrey B. Showman) for his second CD leg.

On Sunday he was Winners Dog for one point under judge Ms. Kim Ramey-LeBlanc.

2009 BTCA Specialty Achievements - September 27-October 01, 2009 - Centreville, MD

Tumnus made a noticeable Specialty debut winning his Sweepstakes Class (12-15mths) and then going Best of Opposite Sex to Best Senior Puppy in Sweeps under breeder judge, Kathy Robinson

Tumnus also looked good with Philipa in the Amateur Handler Class and made the final cut in Best Otterhead (Judge Arthur Cuthbertson) Besides his successes, Tumnus had "fun" in Earthdog and regular Obedience. Sadly he missed his turn in Rally because he was busy in the Sweepstakes Ring

Busy behind the scenes

Philipa and Tumnus took time out from Specialty packing to go to the Monroe Kennel Club show on September 25, 2009.
The quick trip was well worth it as Tumnus was 3rd in Novice B Obedience (judge Bernie G. Brown) with as core of 194 1/2 and 2nd in Rally Novice B (Judge: Mrs. Kathleen A. Cook) with a score of 189.

Rally Success

Tumnus won the Rally Novice B class at Pontiac Kennel Club Show, (beat 9 dogs) with a score of 98/100 on September 06, 2009 for the first leg towards his RN Title.

Such a good citizen!

From Philipa

We just returned from Sportsmen's Dog Training Club (June 24, 2009)
. Tumnus passed the CGC test, with flying colors, I am so proud of him!
He did not whine once during the 3 minute out of sight test.
Mr. Tumnus will make a donation to Border Terrier Rescue to celebrate his first title.

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