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Kay N Dee
                                                                      Celebrates
                                                                       50 Years

                                                               1966 - 2016 KayNDee Celebrates 50th Year Anniversary!
                                                               12 generations, over 300 Champions in 6 countries, 100's
                                                               of Obedience titles, over 60 Hunting titles, High In Trial
                                                               Obedience and Rally dogs, the first Variable Tracking
                                                               Springer in History, an ESSFTA Versatile Springer Award,
                                                               9 BISS/ Best In Show Springers (6 with Hunting Titles),
                                                               43 ESSFTA Annual Awards, 1985 & 1986 Best of Breed
                                                               Westminster KC, 4 Westminster KC Awards of Merit, 4
                                                               ESSFTA National Awards of Merit . . . and more.

                                                               It all started in 1964 when Kathy and I had some of the
                                                               Top Working Obedience dogs in the country, and the #1
                                                               Four Man Drill Team, with a White German Shepherd and
                                                               a Cardigan Corgi. When I was 10, I decided that I wanted
                                                               a dog that could perform High In Trial level in Obedience
                                                               and would be show quality so I could handle in Jr. Show-
                                                               manship and The Breed Ring. I chose a Springer.

                                                               My six best KayNDee memories:  (1) Winning Best of
                                                               Breed at the 1985 Westminster KC with 'Roady'  breeder,
                                                               owner, handled, (2) 'Tinny' Top 3 ESS for 5 years and my
                                                               1st All Breed Best In Show win as a breeder, owner, han-
                                                               dler, under Anne Rogers Clark! (3) 2010 ‘Connor’ got his
                                                               Junior Hunter title and became the only #1 Show Springer
                                                               with 3 hunting titles WD, WDX, JH, (4)  The early years at
                                                               Eastern and the National, when Kathy and I handled to-
                                                               gether and we would wear the exact same outfits!! (5)
                                                               2011 when Ann Hulsey and I spent the entire year taking
           “Kiera”  CH KayNDee's Signature Series CGCA, BN, CD, RA,   every KND dog we owned...working them towards the
             NA, NAJ, WDX, MH - 2016 ESSFTA Versatile Springer
                                                               Rhode Island National. . . we put 3 titles on each dog, (5
        In This Issue                                          ESSFTA Medallion Winners!) and then in Rhode Island,
                                                               we became the  #1 Obedience/Rally kennel at the 2011
                                                               National. (6) 2016 my 50th year. 'Kiera' earning her ESS-
                                                               FTA Versatile Springer Award. A special thank you to
         features                                              Kathy Patregnani for putting her agility titles on her and to
         In Conversation With . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 37  Brent LeMaster for making her steady to shot and wing ....
                                                               I am humbled to say that 'Kiera' and I did everything else
         BY: ANNE HUTCHINSON
         AKC Rally Program Enhancements  . . . . . . . . . .page 29  on our own.
         BY: ADRIENNE FARRICELLI
         In Memory of Delores Streng  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 31  For a breeder, no dog is ever lost. . .every dog I have
                                                               ever loved is in my pedigree . . . I look at ‘Kiera’ and see
         BY: BETH FINK
                                                               ‘Geoffrey and GiGi’. . .’Roady and Tinny’. . . and with a
         recurring                                             turn of her head I still see 'Connor'. . .and my heart fills
                                                               with the joy of living my entire life with the most amazing
         Cover Story  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 1  dogs I have ever seen.
         Top Ten   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 32
                                                               Beauty in the show ring, balance of mind and tem-
         CONFORMATION, NOHS, JR. HANDLING, OBEDIENCE, RALLY & AGILITY
                                                               perament, and desire in the field . . ."Kiera"
         Subscription Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 34

         Showcase on Specialties  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 38
                                                               ~Deb Kirk - Kay N Dee
         Index and Advertising NEW Digital Option  . . . . .page 42

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