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Now in southern California!!
A REAL accomplishment; Trooper was the 4th Rat Terrier to earn his AKC CM title. CM stands for Certificate of Merit, a title earned for AKC FSS dog's accomplishment prior to be accepted into their respective group, ours being Terrier. We're so proud of this super duper Trooper, he's wonderful in so many ways.
HIP-HIP HORRAY!!!! Trooper has earned his AKC Championship, what a great accomplishment for him and he deserves every bit of it!!
Trooper earned his UKC Grand Championship July 2009 at 10 months of age, we're very proud of our boy.
OFFA Patella RAT-PA693/12M/P-P1 Cardiac Physician examined excellent PLL and PRA - Clear by parentage and tested clear DNA-P
Sire: CH Sands' Wang-Dang Doodle "Dan" Dam: CH Sands' Sweet Thing "Chrissy" Born: September 12, 2008 Black tri 14 1/2 inches tall, 20 pounds
This great boy came from Southern Sands Kennel in Savannah, Georgia.
We have definitely benefited from Lisa Sands' diligent breeding program and are very happy this boy was available to us. Thanks Lisa for this southern gent, he's a charmer for sure. Happy, friendly, outgoing, confident, smart, goofy, comedian, a super boy.
There's just no better boy, period
Date(s): November 18, 2008. Album by Nancy Littleton. Photos by Nancy Littleton. 1 - 65 of 65 Total. 2388 Visits.
2 We meet What's not to love here?
3 Trooper, Best of Winners Great Western Terrier Show Long Beach, CA Sunday June 22, 2015
4 April 2011
Sacramento, CA Terrier Show
Yep - he can move
9 Trooper's pedigree
10 First AKC show, July 4, 2010
We're now in the Miscellaneous Group, hooray!!
11 Daddy and Troop Carmel, CA July 2010
12 Santa Rosa, CA
13 Auburn, CA
14 Rat Terrier National Specialty Modesto, CA April 2010
Trooper won "Award of Merit" Grand Champion Class
15 Being judged on the table
16 Tracking for the judge.
20 Kind, loving, wise, gentle, smart, can you tell?
Photo compliments of Rudy Olsen
21 Trooper February 4, 2010
Doing his "I'm the man" stance
22 Trooper February 4, 2010 17 months old
23 Ah yes 18 months old, a year and a half He DEFINITELY be the man!!
24 He hears a gopher stirring underground.
25 Leans in and points to the area.
26 It's got his full attention, for sure.
27 Into the hole he goes, no success this time, Mr. gopher manages to burrow away.
29 Trooper looking for it
30 Sunning on our lawn at Wild Oak Ranch, San Jose CA
32 There's a lot of soul in these eyes, kindness, love, loyal and nurturing spirit.
33 Trooper Pleasanton Show Summer 2009
A new Grand Champion!!
34 Trooper Pleasanton Show Summer 2009
As we were tracking to the judge not sure what he was saying here but he was just about to lay down! He just couldn't resist this tall cool grass, down he went for a roll and we all got a good laugh. He can be so goofy!!
35 Trooper Pleasanton Dog Show Summer 2009 He's one year old here
36 Trooper Rancho Cordova Summer 2009
37 Trooper March 2009 On the way to an AKC Match in Van Nuys, CA to compete in the Rare Breed Division
38 Trooper March 2009 He's 6 months here
39 Trooper March 2009
Always protective, even when he's on someone elses turf.
40 Trooper with baby Basil "Clover"
42 January 19, 2009 4 months and 1 week old
Trying to take pics by myself, in the meantime he's getting himself ALL tangled up
43 4 months
Can't figure out why he's tied up
44 4 months
45 Trooper November 28, 2007 11 weeks
46 Trooper November 28, 2007 11 weeks
47 Let's get going!!
48 Thanks Lisa, he's all you said he was and more
We love him
49 Trooper, quite the tourist, checking out the Savannah historical area tour bus
50 Kennel name Morgan, now Trooper, 3 weeks
51 Trooper, 6 weeks
52 Trooper, 6 weeks
53 Trooper's Mom
Sands' Sweet Thing "Chrissy"
54 Trooper's Daddy
Sand's Wang-Dang Doodle "Dan"
55 Trooper's Grandpa Chrissy's Sire
Sands' Sharp Dressed Man
56 Trooper's Grandpa Dan's Daddy
57 Trooper's Grandma Dan's Mommy
Tiny Dancer's True Deja Vu Bay
58 Trooper's Grandma Chrissy's Dam
Sands' Morgan of the Faeries
59 One of the gorgeous mansions in historial Savannah