Mid April News

MID APRIL NEWS

USASA HALL OF FAME KENNEL #9

www.thornappleaussies.com
don't miss out on our original website *** the beginning to 2007!

thornappleaussies@gmail.com

Ellen's cell  517-202-6462

We are now on FACEBOOK as Thornapple Australian Shepherds!

NEW PAGE!
GROOMING & HANDLING TIPS with Amy!


This is it!!!!! Amy's donation to the USASA National Specialty Auction!
Dendric Agate, Iolite, Mother of Pearl, Blister Pearl. 41/8" long x 1 4/16" wide Comes with 18" sterling silver 3mm wide rope
chain. This beautiful AppleDance pendant will be auctioned at the USASA National Specialty Banquet on Wednesday April 28th.
The proceeds benefit the USASA Junior Handling Program.

APPLEDANCE Jewels heading out soon to the United States Australian Shepherd Association National Specialty!
Click on Facebook below to view Amy's latest gems!


http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=159819&id=374010707903

Amy is working fast & furiously on loads of exciting new pieces for Nationals.
Contact AMY at
appledance@sbcglobal.net to order your AppleDance pendant for National's delivery!

AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD JEWEL BOX offered at auction!!!
Our sincere thanks to Rhonda McKinnie for her donation of this beautiful hand crafted Australian Shepherd Jewelry Box!
All proceeds will benefit the USASA Junior Handler Program!


FROM RHONDA -- Just a note to let you know the box is on the way to you. Iím attaching photos so you can see the finished piece.
I posted it to my Facebook page also, to give folks a sneak preview.

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=1210686&id=1165903844
Best of luck to you at the National!

Rhonda McKinnie ***
rhonda@elite-image.com

www.elite-imagephoto.com

Canine Photography, Custom Dog Show Trophies & Artwork
Nominated in King 5 TV's Best of Western Washington Pet Photographer


USASA Junior Program Auction Donation!
Thank you Cathy & Alexandra Haverdink, TreeSong Australian Shepherds!
They have donated a molten kiln fired layered glass plate enhanced by hand applied 24 Kt gold.
Cathy Haverdink is the talented glass artist who fired this plate.

The proceeds  will benefit the USASA Junior Handler program.

     
Showsight Magazine * August 1995 * Ch Thornapple Break'n New Ground "Billy"
Thank you Jennifer Hampton for your gift of the August 1995 Showsight Magazine featuring our dear Billy.
Billy was our 1st AKC Best In Show winner. He was loved & owned by Frank & Linda DiSanto.
Billy lived in the lap of luxury to the ripe old age of 15+ years!

FIRST WEEKEND OUT! WINNERS DOG for a major win from the 6-9 puppy class!
Saginaw Valley KC * Sunday April 11 * Judge Mrs. Betsy Horn Humer
handled by Kelly Zartman

Thornapple The Devil Made Me Do It "Famous"

Congratulations Anna-Lena & Niklas Munkvall on your handsome new boy!
Famous will finish his AKC Championship before joining Easy Aussies in Sweden.
(Future Star page coming!)

A WIN IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC!

Thornapple Premonition "Cherry"

Cherry International Dog Show Dresden (DE) Judge Mrs. Liliane de Ridder - Onghena. (B).16xAustralian Shepherd.
Cherry excellent 1, Anw.Dt.Ch.VDH, CAC, CACIB, BOB.



GOOD NEWS from the NETHERLANDS!

Thornapple Last Dance "Janay"
I wanted to share some brags ;-),
Today Janay became at a Club match BIG-2!

It was our first outdoor show for this year....and it was very early and
were lucky to have nice weather.... The Judge was MR. Wieldraaier NL.
Rianne 
CONGRATULATIONS Rianne!
 


GOOD NEWS from France!

Thornapple Ready Set Go "Scott"
I have some good news for you, Scott is hip AA elbow 00 and eyes ok. Normally in 2 month born his first puppies.

This week end, the 4 April in Maubeuge. Scott win the 1st excellent and CACS. I give you some new picture of my Scott.
King regard, Aurore Van Der Geenst

 
CH Thornapple Dixie Darling

NEWS from Tomomi in Japan!
I send a photograph of Dixie. As for her, sunbathing is daily work.
It is the very wonderful girl whom it is calm, and she hears it, and reason
has good. Of a girl so good how is brought up! Tomomi
We are happy to see Dixie is working hard Tomomi!
Sunbathing is a difficult job but someone has to do it!
Dixie is a very beautiful girl with a NICE tan!
Thank you for sharing!

Congratulations on TWO Pedigree Awards in Japan for Zima & Sara -- Dixie x Cruzan offspring!!!
And CONGRATS on Herding Group 4 for True (Dixie x Cruzan) at the largest all breed dog show in Japan this past weekend!


CH Thornapple Hot Temptation "Zippo"
Thank you Di & Alan Falconer of New Zealand for sharing this beautiful commissioned painting of sweet Zippo!

 
Autumn Wind Struttn' Her Stuff "Lacy"
 
Carolyn Zernick shares photos of her beautiful girl Lacy!
Lacy is sired by Ch Thornapple Head Out OnThe Hiway "Sturgis." Her dam is Ch Autumn Wind Hope Diamond.

Thank you for sharing Carolyn!


Thornapple Stompin' AtThe Savoy "Ella"
Thought you might like a "spring-time" picture - the azaleas are in full bloom!
 My old girl Springer, Amy, was very cooperative with pictures today.
(she is the end of my Springer line which was based on Cleavehill and Calvdale lines)
We are off to the shows (Birmingham and Tuscaloosa) in Columbiana AL - Fri, Sat and Sun.
Hope all is well with you, Lorna Ella and Amy
We wish we could grow azaleas like yours Ella!
Ours grow in pots at Wal-Mart! :)

SUPER CONGRATS LORNA & ELLA ON BEST IN MATCH April 11!!!! 147 ENTRIES! YIPEE!
Lorna tells us Miss Ella took Reserve Winners Bitch all 3 days at an AKC show in Florida as well!


The THORNAPPLE SMILE!
"One thing we have control over in our lives is our attitude ... Get Your Smile On."
Country Music Star Clay Walker ** March 22, 2008 ** in an interview on Fox News about his battle with Multiple Sclerosis.