Dachshund Field Trials

Bayou Dachshund Club of New Orleans

Bayou Dachshund Club of New Orleans Field Trial

The Bayou Dachshund Club of New Orleans held a Dachshund Field Trial on Saturday, January 7, 2006 in Prentiss, Mississippi. Even this far up from New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, it's hard not to see the impact of Hurricane Katrina. Victoria Burton and Bill Claycomb PhD from Picayune, MS have been living in their motor home since the hurricane. Bill has still been able to work at his job with the LSU Health Sciences Center and Victoria is a retired Director of the American Heart Association. One hundred and fourteen trees have been removed off their house, deck and drive. It will be about another year before they can move into their home.

Bill and Victoria own 3 standard smooth Dachshunds and 1 miniature long Dachshund. The dogs have lived in their crates and today was one of the first times they could really get out and stretch their legs. As it turned out, Victoria handled one of her dogs ("Brinker") to win Absolute. After winning she said, "This is how you do stress from a hurricane!"

Many of the dogs participating in the field trial today compete in a variety of AKC events. There are Dual Champions (DC) here and dogs that have titles in Obedience, Tracking and Earthdog. Robert Schwalbe is looking forward to Saturday. He has three Dachshunds (2 mini wires and 1 mini smooth) competing at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship in Tampa, Florida.

The awards for the day went to:

Absolute: FC Qua-Linea A Dutch Treat, Owner: Victoria Burton
Best of Open: Ch Joy-Den Solo What a Face SL, Owners: James & Donna Lansford & Paula Carter
Best Field Champion: Qua-Linea A Dutch Treat, Owner: Victoria Burton

Open All-Age Dogs

1st - Ch Kerrybrook Perfect Gentleman ML, Owners: Catherine & William Deily
2nd - Soper's Driftwood, Owners: Glenn & Linda Cockburn
3rd - Ch Duchwoods Cast in Stone MS, Owner: Sandra J. Russell
4th - Ch Doxdane's The Apprentice MW, Owner: Nancy Pearson
NBQ - Mye Primadox Shangri-La, Owners: Sandi Myers & Ken Hagmueller

Open All-Age Bitches

1st - Ch Joy-Den Solo What a Face SL, Owners: James & Donna Lansford & Paula Carter
2nd - Duchwood's Slow Burn MS, Owner: Sandra J. Russell
3rd - Ch Shadowdach's So Rare, Owners: Brian Owen & Roy Dampeer
4th - IVIC's Night on the Town, Owner: Penni E & Mark S. Cronk
NBQ - Ch Sleepytime Something Special ML, Owners: Catherine S. Deily & Paula Carter

Field Champion Dogs

1st - FC Qua-Linea A Dutch Treat, Owner: Victoria Burton
2nd - FC Hurricane Leonardo Da Franco CD, Owners: Judy A. & Mack L. Gallamore
3rd - FC Qua-Linea Alfons Harri-son ME, Owner: Victoria Burton
4th - DC Penni's Hickory Dickory L, Owners: Stephen & Ashley Dumas
NBQ - FC BG's Size Isn't Everything, Owners: Gail & Robert Page

Field Champion Bitches

1st - FC Hurricane Ana Maria V Czar SW, Owners: Judy A. & Mack L. Gallamore
2nd - DC Hathor Farm's Wild Poppy SW TD ME, Owners: Jean M. Dieden
3rd - DC Sherry Von Knobydox JE, Owner: Stanley Knoll
4th - DC Dorae Solo Lyric ML, Owners: Nancy Colson & Paula Carter
NBQ - FC Hurricane Kate V Czar SW, Owners: Judy Gallamore, Alicia Young & Mary Powell

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