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- Four All Breed Best in Show
- 1973 Giant Schnauzer Club of America National Champion
- Westminster Kennel Club Working Group 2 (The first Giant in the history of the breed to place in the Group at Westminster)
I have mentioned that I have been around these magnificent animals my entire life. Without my mother and fathers influence, I would not have had the opportunity to pick up and start a breeding program of my own. Since 1999 I have shown and competed against some of the most truly outstanding dogs of all time.
Many people did not have the opportunity to experience the Giant Schnauzer era of the 1970’s. I did not have a chance to show Giants at this time, or even compete in junior showmanship. We were busy traveling the country showing our Arabian Horses. However, looking back this truly was the Golden Age of Giant Schnauzers in this country.
Tony, as we called him, was a big part of that era. Tony was a dog ahead of his time, having by even today’s standard, a head that would take your breath away. When something or someone would get his attention, it almost seemed as if he would look right through them.
I am as proud of Tony as any of the dogs I have bred and he will forever be a legend in the breed.