The Rip Van Wrinkler,
XXII, Issue 1, February 2018

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Sunshine. . .


Love these Q cookies!

New Titles & Kudos:

Susan Marsicano's Liner ran undefeated at LVCC LGRA.DC Apu i Liner RN SC CA TKN FCh SGRC2 ORC JOR VB.

(Liner at 7 weeks old)


Katie Campbell's FC Avongara Naziki SC RATN achieved the BCOA Brood Bitch Performance Honor Roll!


The Stewart's Bolt acieved his LCX, and BCOA Master Versatile Basenji. GCH DC Meisterhaus Days of Thunder SC LCX TKA CGC THDN GEOD Td PD DSA ATD FCH MVB.


The Sewart's Tempest, Gambit and Trog all got their Trick Dog Intermediate Titles:

GCH DC UCH Meisterhaus Neon Nights MC LCX THDA CGC TKI SGRC JOR ORC UP Tdx GEOA DSA ITD LCM VFCH MVB.

GCH DC UCH Meisterhaus Neverwinter Nights MC TKI JOR ORC GRC PDX Tdx Cadet Scout ITD LCM VFCH VB.

FC APU Tri Roo of Ganesa, RN MC THD CGC TKI JOR ORC GRC PD Td Cadet Scout ITD Fch VB.


Donna Hess - So Proud of my little Maddie. WCR Rally Level 3. Two Firsts and a Second on challenging courses.


Sue Schulz' Hanna, GCH Destiny's Pickwick's Simply Bliss CGC, won a 5 point Major, BOS, on December 8th. Thank you Judge Joe Walton.


Susan Marsicano's Fern got some 2 more titles: Time2Beat 2, & Master Agility Silver 2, on the same day, plus she had a perfect weekend, when her suemaw was asthmatic, ETC.
Fern also got a certificate from AKC for being an "Achiever Dog". CH MACH Apu Painted Sand RA MXS2 MJG MXF T2B2 THD CL3 RS-N JV-E GV-N SC TKN FCh SGRC ORC SOR CGC TDIA VBE.


Malley Heinlein - We had a great two days at the Rally Trial at the Thanksgiving Cluster in West Springfield, Massachusetts. We qualified in ten out of our ten Rally runs! Huck got his first two legs of the new Masters class, and another two legs towards his RAE2 title. He also placed 4th in Excellent B on Monday. Tiger Lily got two more legs of her RAE! I am so proud of these two!


Karen Christensen's Rip came in 2nd to his dad, Liner at the LVCC LGRA meets end of November.


Brenda Phillips- We have some new Trick Dog titles in the house! Captain and Nike worked (me) through Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced, and Zippie worked hard to complete both Novice and Intermediate.

"Captain" Ch. Fanfare Isn't It Ironic NA RA OAJ CL2 CL3-R CAA RATO TDA.
"Nike" BISS BIF GCh DC Emerant Makindu Heez Got Game BN RN MC CL1-F CL1-R GRC SOR ORC CA RATO MVB FCh NAP LCX TDA.
And "Zippie!" UKC CH AKC FC Makindu Sez You! RATN SC RN TDI.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3a5KJxnnd4Q


Jan McWilliams's Flynn completed his UKI Championship - UKI CH FC Makindu Kiss The Sky SC.


Linda Butterworth's Leena had 4 puppies on 8 January.

Feel Better to:

Our dear friend, Allison Vicuna, in a long battle with ovarian cancer.

Lisa Stewart, still dealing with Rocky Mountain Spotted fever and arthritis. And also speedy recovery to dear Annie!


Heather Cruzate - "our resident #DivaDog Jingle (a.k.a. CH SunDiata’s Tezeta) finished up the show year right last week at the Lehigh Kennel Club with an OHG1 win under Breed and OH Group judge Dr. John Reeve-Newson. Thank you for the nice win among a fabulous group of hounds."

Andrea Stone - "We are very proud to announce the arrival of our little space cowboys. Three boys, three girls. One tri in each sex, the rest red. Lots of color, just how I like. 21 Dec.

Ch Cin-Jas Shane Come Back x BIF GCHB DC FoPaw's Touch of Evil at Saorsa RA SC TKP MVB ATD."


Lisa Marshall's Brady got his first Rally Novice leg, with a score of 95 and a Second Place.


Karen Christensen's Tutu is 3rd All Time NOTRA!!!


Paul Mount and Zuri contined to get QQs.


Susan Marsicano's Gilda got 2 more LGRA points and now has 9 of the 12 points for her Gazehound Racing Championship. FC Apu Painter Song SC RN CA TKN VBS.


Chris Klein's GCH MACH2 Valur. Only MACH Saluki 2!!!!


Linda Buterworth's Aeden - New P2 standard title on to P3 Standard .1st P3 gamble leg on a tricky gamble . Thanks Kim Tees and All Dogs Gym with Val Riener for a great trial.


Andrea Stone's Turkish got his Rally Intermediate titles in 3 days straight. !!! Soarsa Fopaws Notorious RI SC CA TKP.


Oakley finished the year with a bang! QQ #19 and 12 points. She starts 2018 needing 1QQ and 157 points. (She earned 65 points and 3QQ this year!)


In Memoriam:


(Affiliate Basenji Club of America, founded 1997)

Officers
President & BCOA Liaison...Susan Kamen Marsicano
Vice President...Lisa Osenni
Secretary.....Karen Christensen
Treasurer… Karen Sahulka

Board of Directors
Karen P. Christensen, Lotte Hotaling, Natalie Harner, Suzanne Schulz, Tamara E. Allen, Debby Mayer, & Officers of the Club

BCOA Rescue Contacts: Mary Silva & Michelle Voyek

Rip Van Wrinkler® Editors:

Editor in Chief: Susan Kamen Marsicano

Peon Editor in Chief: Tamara E. Allen