Kennel association presents awards

The Altoona Area Kennel Association held its annual awards banquet at Jethro’s on April 22.

The following are the dog’s titles and abbreviations:

Breed: CH – Champion, GCH – Grand Champion.

Obedience: BN – Beginners Novice, CD – Companion Dog, RN – Rally Novice, RA – Rally Advanced, RE – Rally Excellent, CGC – Canine Good Citizen.

Agility: NA – Novice Agility, NAP – Novice Agility Preferred, NAJ -?Novice Agility Jumpers, NJP – Novice Jumpers Preferred, OA – Open Agility, OAJ – Open Agility Jumpers, AX -?Agility Excellent, AXJ -?Excellent Agility Jumpers, MX – Master Agility Excellent, MXJ -?Master Excellent Jumpers, MXB -?Master Bronze Agility.

CGC: Canine Good Citizen.

Hunt: JH -?Junior Hunter

The Good Sportsman Award was presented to Gary Creamer.

The following awards were presented for achievements obtained at AKC-sanctioned shows during 2013:

Nona Albarano – CH Classical I’ve Got A Feeling NA, NAJ, OA, OAJ, AXJ, RN.

Lisa Bodenski – Milwin Feelin’ Satisfied BN.

Gary and Sandy Creamer -?Jana Gamma Cas Star Of Cassiopeia AX

Mark Criste -?Nitani-Karpediem Wild At Heart RE.

Lisa Davis -?Jana Armitage Wild Goose Chase RA, NJP, NAP, RE, BN, CD.

Samantha and Kevin Freeburn – CH Chesterhope Marcello JH; CH Quail Hollow True Love’s First Kiss; Quail Hollow Easy Company JH; CH Quail Hollow Endless Destination JH.

Christine Koller – Karefree Ashes In The Snow MX.

Lisa Leipold – Baiwynds That’s Amore NA, NAJ; Baiwynds Time Flies RE.

Carol Metz – GCH CH Karefree Fear Factor.

Georgia O’Brien – I Spy OAJ.

Don and Darlene Ormsby – Armitage I’ll Have Another CGC, RN, BN; Armitage Tickle Me Elmo CGC, MXB, MXJ.

Kathleen Pike – Merridon Covewind Brushfire NAP, NJP, BN, RA; Gypsy Valiant Victor RN, BN, RA, NAJ, NA.

Nancy Porta – CH Armitage Jana Hat Trick; Jana Pretty Is As Pretty Does RN.

Dani Rosenberry and James Underwood -?Nim Chimpsky V. Tani Kazari CGC; CH Yarrow’s Hi-Tech Dreamweaver; Watermark Back To The Beginning At Eden Hill CGC.

Anne Schettig – Andora Get Off My Cloud at the Honey Tree NAJ.

Amy Sheehan -?Einstein Wolfgang NJP

Jennifer Snyder – Dolly’s Little Bit of Faith CD.

Marty Strawmier – Wedgewood Sazbrat Who’s That Girl NA.

Wil and Diana Teeter -?Jana’s Precious Wildflower CGC; Karefree Jozie Catch Me If You Can CGC.