2018 PWD Nationals Frankenmuth MI August 24-31, 2018

Over 300 PWDs competing in a variety of venues including water, obedience, agility, rally and Conformation.

Mariposa's Agua Allegoria WWD (Ally) earned her second WWD leg Video of Ally in Working Water Dog class. https://www.facebook.com/ilona.griffioen/videos/10156288075551187/

Mariposa's Aragorn TKN (Ryee) 2nd place 12-15 month
Mariposa's Theoden CGC (Monty) 3rd place 12-15 month
CH M. Leonidas (Leo) 1st place Maturity males

Mariposa's Aragorn TKN (Ryee) 4th place 12-15
Mariposa's Vanlanthirel (Vanny) 1st place 12-15

M. Aragorn TKN (Ryee) 2nd place 12-15
M. Theoden CGC (Monty) 3rd place 12-15
M. Basil Hayden TKN CGC (Sazerac) 4th place 15-18
M. Vanlanthiriel (Vanny) 3rd place 12-15
M. Agua Allegoria WWD (Ally) 2nd place OPEN
CH Mariposa's Boss In Motion (Basil) 3rd place WORKING
CH Mariposa's Snugasabug (Cricket) 1st cut in Best of Breed

M. Theoden CGC (Monty)

Another Mariposa Champion

Another Mariposa Champion

Mariposa's Leonidas (LEO) was BOW today with a 3pt major under judge Eric Ringle at the Central Florida Working Dog Assoc show in Orlando, Florida.

This afternoon he took Best of Breed in the Inaugural Royal Canin AKC Puppy/Junior Breeder Stakes under judges Roberta and Dr Thomas Davies. Leo is now designated as the Royal Canin National Breed Junior of the year.

On Sunday he completed his champion title under Mr. Dana Cline at the AKC Nationals

BISS GGCH Seaworthy's Plan of Attack CGC WWD AOM AOE x Ch Mariposa's Snugasabug.
Breeders:Barbara Ellison, Susan Crawford, David Swank and Scott Lenz.
Owners:Kristina Olson, Christine Olson, David Olson, David Swank and Scott Lenz. 
Handler: Lisa Arnett

Another Mariposa Champion

Another Mariposa Champion

New Mariposa champion AKC UKC Ch Mariposa's Boss In Motion AWD RATI RN CGC TKN from the Bred By class except for 1 point.

Sire- Ch Cosmos Let's Celebrate WWD
Dam- BISS Multi Ch Multi Winner Patriot's Inara Serra of Mariposa CGC TDI RN

CHIC# 122985

From this litter we now have 12 titles on 4 different dogs including 3 AKC champions and 3 water titles .

Kami is World Dog Show BOB and BIG 3 Leipzig 2017

Kami is World Dog Show BOB and BIG 3 Leipzig 2017

CIB, N, S, DK, FI, NORD CH, KHBJW-16, EUJW-16, BenJW-16, HeW-16 AquaFortis Kamikaze "Kami"
( CH AquaFortis Galileo Galilei x CH Whisborne Mariposa Tentacao ) was Best of Breed at the 2017 World Dog Show competing against almost 90 PWDs and went onto win Group 3. Kami is an Inara and Emilio grand daugther.

Atlas the Wonderdog was very excited to meet the newest service dog candidate to join the Battle Buddy Foundation's Service Dog program!!!

This handsome little guy is a Portuguese Water Dog sired by Multi Champion Mariposa's Meadowhawk and he will spend the next 6 to 9 months working on socialization, basic obedience, and other necessary foundational work to be a successful service dog before moving onto the higher levels of service dog training. 

Welcome to the Battle Buddy Service Dogs family little one!!!

Mariposa Winners at TKC shows

Basil, Inara, Tiago and Hank all winners at the Toledo Kennel Club

UKC Ch. M. Boss In Motion CGC JWC RATI RN earned his last Rally Novice leg and High In Trial score of 95 out of 100 points to complete his RN title. 

Multi Ch. Patriot's Inara Serra of Mariposa CGC TDI RN earned her last Rally Novice leg and 2nd place score of 94 out of 100 points to complete her RN title.

AKC/UKC Ch. M. C'est Si Bon JWC was BOB winner two days picking 9 points towards his Grand Ch title.

M. Belisarius (Hank) at 11 months with his debut to the AKC ring was WD and a 3pt major under Judge Bill Salhoff.

Basil, Inara and Tiago have been busy

Basil, Inara and Tiago have been busy

M. Boss in Motion won his Barn Hunt title RATI and was High in Trial at his first Novice event in Medina March 2017.  In April at Birch Run, MI he picked up two Rally qualification legs and 4pt major in conformation.  He now has both majors towards his AKC Ch. title.  We can now call him UKC Ch. M. Boss In Motion JWC CGC RATI.

Patriot's Inara Serra of Mariposa dam to Basil picked up 2 Rally qualification legs and a 2nd place in trial 2 with a score of 96.  She needs one more leg to earn her first Rally title RN.

M. C'est Si Bon (Basil brother) has recently won 14 points (three majors) towards his AKC Grand Champion title. 

Another Mariposa PWD Champion

Mariposa Paco Rabanne (Reign) completed his AKC Champion title with Best of Winners under Judge Mrs Toddie Clark at the Edwardsville, Ilinois Kennel Club in Bellville,IL.  Along the way he completed three majors all owner handled by Jamie Keller.