The first Borzoi to earn a MACH and the first Borzoi to earn a MACH2

"and the 2016 BCOA Versatility Winner"

CH MACH2 Hemlock Hollow Journey To Rule Sixty Two,




sire:  CH Aashtoria Aruzia Java Chip ROM-C

dam:  MBISS GCH Borscana Melissa Loveletter, JC, RE, OAJ, BN, OJP, ROMX-C

self silver sable   December 5, 2014    HP48679406   pedigree

Breeders: Christine Danker (Hemlock Hollow)& Lorrie Scott (Aruzia)

Owners: Lou Avant & Colleen Allen

Whimsy's career: January 23, 2021, Whimsy completed the Master Jumper Gold (MJG) title. This is Whimsy's 28th title. March 26-28, the six year old Whimsy competed in the AKC National Championship trial in Tulsa, where she got two Qs. April 14, 15, 16, Whimsy competes in the 20 inch preferred classes at Perry Georgia. She qualified 5 out of 6 times, earning several first placements She is on her way to another agility title. She also passed the two tests, and got her Farm Dog Certification (FDC) title. May 15, 2021 Whimsy was invited to the AKC Premier Agility Cup trial in Florida where she competed in the 20 inch preferred classes. September 12, she finishes the Master Excellent Jumpers Preferred (MJP) title. October 1, 2, and 3, 2021 Whimsy qualified 6 times in 6 runs, with 3 first and 3 second placements. Those 3 double Qs put her over half way to her PACH title. She also finished the Master Excellent Preferred (MXP) title. One more QQ on October 9, 2021, at the Nashville agility trial. October 24, 2021, another double QQ, towards her PACH, along with 2 first placements. November 27-28, two more double QQ, towards her PACH, and finished her Master Excellent Preferred 2 title (MXP2). December 19, 2021, in Orlando Florida, at the AKC National Championship Agility Trial, Whimsy earned a Q and a third place her height class, in the round 1 Standard competition. In Georgia, January 21-22, 2022, Whimsy earns 2 QQs and finished the Master Excellent Jumpers Preferred 2 (MJP2) title. January 29, 2022, in South Carolina, Whimsy earned a QQ. In Georgia March 6, 2022, she earned a Q and 4th place in Masters Preferred 20" and finished the Master Bronze Agility Preferred (MXPB) title. March 13, she earned a Q and first place in Masters preferred 20" and also a Q and first place in Masters Jumpers Preferred 20". She finished the Master Bronze Jumpers Preferred (MJPB) title. April 2, Whimsy had two qualifying runs at the invitational National Agility Competition (NAC). As of April 8, she has 17 QQ. Owner and handler Lou Avant

A new title for Whimsy on January 3, 2020 - the AKC Temperament Test (ATT). Whimsy also earned her 27th QQ towards her MACH2. January 25 & 26, Whimsy earns her 28th and 29th QQ. Whimsy earns her 30th QQ June 27, her 31th QQ July 9 and her 32th QQ July 10. QQ #33 won July 25. October 3 and 4, QQ #34 and #35 won. October 14, Whimsy earns QQ #36. October 17 she earns QQ #37. QQ#38 won November 1. November 7, Whimsy earns QQ #39 with two first placements. November 13, 2020, Whimsy earns QQ #40 to finish the MACH2 title. November 28 & 29 Whimsy continues to win, earning QQ #41 and #42 at trials in South Carolina. December 12-13 for the 4th year in a row, Whimsy was invited to, and competed in the AKC Agility Invitational in Orlando Florida. She won 3 first placements in the 24" classes.

Whimsy starts 2019 with her 11th double QQ, January 6, in Harriman Tennessee. She continues her winning streak, with 4 more double QQs. January 25, she earns the MXB and MJB, Master Bronze titles, which requires 25 Qs in standard and 25 Qs in jumpers. In February, she goes to New York City, where she is the first borzoi to be invited to compete at the Westminster Agility Masters competition.

2019: February 17, 2019 she passes the Canine Good Citizen Urban (CGCU) test. At the end of March, she has 15 QQs (need 20 QQ) and 693 points (need 750) for her MACH. May 16, she earns QQ #16. May 24 she earns QQ #17 and 780 points. July 4, she earns QQ #18. July 6, she earns QQ #19. July 12, 2019, Whimsy earns QQ #20 and becomes the first Borzoi to earn the Master Agility Champion (MACH) title. August 21, 22, 23, 24, Whimsy gets 7 Qs in 8 runs. She now qualifies to compute in the National Agility Competition. Whimsy continues to win, earning more double QQs in October and November. She earned two Master Silver Lifetime Achievement titles, the MXS and MJS. December 15, in Florida, Whimsy competes at the AKC National Dog Show Agility trials and ends up 35th out of 147 dogs.

2018: April 1, 2018 Whimsy earns a 3rd place in Master Standard and finishes her MX title.  Also wins points in the T2B class.  April 7 she earned her 7th MXJ leg, and her second double Q.  She now has 130 MACH points.  April 21 & 22, Whimsy earned her 8th and 9th MXJ legs.  June 24, earned her 10 MXJ leg and her title.  Whimsy is the first Borzoi to earn both the MX and MXJ titles.  September 8, Whimsy earns her 5th QQ.  September 15, Whimsy earns her 6th QQ. October 7, another QQ. October 27, Whimsy earns QQ number 9. November 24, Whimsy is half way to her MACH title with 10 QQ and 452 MACH points. December 14 & 15, Whimsy was invited to compete at the AKC Eukanuba show in Florida where she qualified in 3 classes.

2017: September 9, 2017, Whimsy earns her Excellent Jumpers (AXJ) title.  September 16 & 17, Whimsy wins a placement in Master Standard and the next day a placement in Master Jumpers and MACH points. August 6, Whimsy takes the summer off from agility competition and tries the new AKC sport of Dock Diving, earning her Dock Diving Junior (DJ) title. May 5, 6 & 7, 2017, Whimsy is the first borzoi to earn the new AKC titles of Trick Dog Novice, Trick Dog Intermediate and Trick Dog Advanced (TKA). More MACH points in April plus two legs for the AXJ title. February 10 & 12, 2017, Whimsy earns her first two Master standard legs and 9 MACH points.  February 5, 2017 Whimsy finishes her AX title.

December 10, 2016, Whimsy earns her second leg for her AX title and her second leg for her OAJ title.  December 18, Whimsy finishes her OAJ title.  This is her 8th AKC title earned during 2016. Whimsy won #1 Versatility Dog for 2016, from the Borzoi Club of America. November 25, 2016, Whimsy finishes her Open Agility (OA) title.  October 23, 2016 Whimsy finishes her Novice Agility Jumpers (NAJ) title.  October 2, 2016, Whimsy finishes her Novice Agility (NA) title.   September 1, Whimsy earns her Advanced Canine Good Citizen title (CGCA). At the Atlanta Georgia shows, August 25-28, 2016, Whimsy wins 1 point on Thursday, 2 points on Friday and a third 4 point major on Saturday to finish her Championship, owner handled.  On Sunday Whimsy wins Best of Breed for a 5 point major towards her GCH title (pictured below).

May 7 & 8, 2016, Whimsy wins two 4 point majors at the Oconee River GA shows.  A one point win at the Macon Georgia show May 14.  Whimsy earns her Beginner-Novice title with high scores, June 27. At the April 2016 BCOA National Specialty, Whimsy earned another Rally Novice leg,  In her Futurity class, Whimsy won first place, and in her Puppy Sweepstakes class, she won third place, owner handled.  Pictured below with Futurity judge Veni Harlan, owner Lou Avant, and Futurity chairperson Joyce Katona.

14 month old Whimsy earned her Rally Novice title in 3 trials, handler Colleen Allen (pictured below).

Whimsy is pictured below at 10 months

Whimsy wins Best In Match at 8 months.

"Whimsy" thinks showing is fun.

8 months

5 months

4 months

3 months

8 weeks old

6 weeks old

Whimsy's littermates:  

CH Hemlock Hollow Aruzia Enjoy the Journey, JC, RN, RA, RE, BN, NA, NAJ, NAP, NJP, OJP, OAP, AJP  "Joy"

Hemlock Hollow Aruzia Midnight Journey  "Victoria"

GCH Hemlock Hollow Aruzia Journey Into Imagination, JC, CA  "Pia"

CH Hemlock Hollow Aruzia Journey Towards Daylight, CA, BCAT    "Ashleigh"

CH Hemlock Hollow Aruzia Journey Across Time, JC, MC, SCN, SIN  "Sherlock"

CH Hemlock Hollow Aruzia The Journey Continues, JC  "Archie"

GCH DC Hemlock Hollow Aruzia Journey To Tahoe, CD, BN, RN, RI, RA, CGC, CGCU, JC, SC, FCH  "Joe"

GCH Hemlock Hollow Aruzia Desertwinds Journey, CGC, JC, RN, RA, RE, BN  "Vivian"

Hemlock Hollow Aruzia Sentimental Journey, JC  "Watson"

CH Hemlock Hollow Aruzia Enchanted Journey to JAG  "Ella"

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