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Another Calendar Boy "Sunny's" son "Kio" Tanu's Suncast Reflection, RN, HIT is on the cover of the Northwest Sled Dog Association's 2008-09 calendar along with his team mate Seven! Congratulations to his owner Ingrid Earle and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Seven and Kio
2008 AMCA National Specialty Logo
Results from the AMCA National Specialty Show and Pacific Northwest Area Regional Specialty Show~
November 8, 2008 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CDX, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, NF, WLD placed 1st in the Working Bitch class at the National Specialty! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura
November 6, 2008 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, OAJ, TT, WPD, CGC passed the AKC Canine Good Citizenship test at the National Specialty! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
November 5, 2008 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CDX, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, NF, WTD, WLD was awarded High In Trial in Obedience at the National Specialty! She placed 1st in Open A with a score of 195!  
Aura
"Aura" also placed 1st in the 60 lbs. and Under Class at the National Specialty Weight Pull! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura  
"Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RN finished his Rally Novice title at the National Specialty! "Turbo" placed 1st in his class, with a score of 99! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
Turbo     Turbo
And "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RN, CGC placed 4th in Rally Novice at the National Specialty with a score of 88!  Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
April     April
November 4, 2008 "Summit's" daughter "Ila" Tanu's Winterdance placed 2nd in the 6 to 9 Month Puppy Bitches class at the West Coast Area Regional Specialty! Congratulations to her breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
November 3, 2008 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged placed 2nd in Rally Novice at the West Coast Area Regional Specialty with a score of 96! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
Mary and Turbo
And "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RN, CGC placed 4th in Rally Novice with a score of 81! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
November 2, 2008 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CDX, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, NF, WTD, WLD placed 1st in the 60 lbs. and Under Class at the West Coast Area Regional Specialty Weight Pull and earned the Highest Percentage Pulled! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
October 26, 2008 "Aura" finished her Companion Dog Excellent title! Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CDX, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, NF, WTD, WLD earned the final leg for her CDX title with a score of 191.5 and a 2nd Place in her class at the Sportsmen's Dog Training Club of Detroit in Warren, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura
October 20, 2008 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, OAJ, TT, WPD competed in the Excellent Agility Jumpers class and earned his first AX leg at the Northern California Bearded Collie Fanciers All Breed Aglity Trial in Pleasanton, CA! "Arwah" ran the course in 5 1/2 seconds under time and placed 1st in his class! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
October 19, 2008 "Aura" does it again! She earned another Open Obedience leg, this time with a 1st Place in her class! U-CD, U-AG1 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, NF, WTD, WLD earned the second leg toward her CDX title with a score of 195.5 at the Marshbanks Golden Retriever Club of South-Central Michigan's Obedience Trial in Ann Arbor, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
October 18, 2008 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, NF, WTD, WLD earned the first leg toward her CDX title at the Marshbanks Golden Retriever Club of South-Central Michigan's Obedience Trial in Ann Arbor, MI! "Aura" placed 2nd in a 12 dog class with a score of 196.5! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
October 12, 2008 "Onyx"  Mountain Home Sledog Joy, WTD made her competition Agility debut! Congratulations to her owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Onyx
October 4, 2008 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CD, HIT, MX, MXJ, RE,  WTD, WLD, NF, finished her Novice FAST Agility title at the Midland Kennel Club's Agility Trial in Midland, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
September 28, 2008 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged made his AKC Rally debut at the Fremont Dog Training Club show in Hayward, CA. "Turbo" earned the first leg toward his Rally Novice title with a score of 98 and 4th place!  Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
September 20-21, 2008 "Sunny's" daughter "Emmy" Tanu's Remembrance won Winners Bitch on both Saturday and Sunday at the Gig Harbor Kennel Club shows in Shelton, WA! She's now just one point shy of completing her AKC Championship. Congratulations to her breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
Emmy photo by Lila Pharis
September 13, 2008 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, WTD, WLD won Winners Bitch/Best of Winners at the St. Clair Kennel Club show in Goodells, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
September 5, 2008 At the Ann Arbor Dog Training Club's Agility Trial in Ann Arbor, MI "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, WTD, WLD placed 2nd in Excellent Standard class and 3rd in Excellent Jumpers With Weaves, picking up nearly 20 MACH points! And "Aura" was entered in her first Novice FAST (Fifteen And Send Time) Agility class and qualified, earning her first NF leg! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura
Then Raissa headed for the Pontiac Kennel Club's match show in Davisburg, MI where "Aura's" son "Bootstrap" Arcticdawn's Boots R Made For Mushin' won Best Puppy In Match! Congratulations to his breeder/owner Raissa Hinman!
August 31, 2008 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, OAJ, TT, WPD completed the requirements for his AMCA Working Pack Dog title! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah
AND on the same day, "Arwah's" littermate brother "Sunny" completed the requirements for his AMCA Working Pack Dog title! "Sunny" has also earned his AMCA Working Team Dog title, so he is now known as Am/Can Ch.Tanu's Sundance Kid, WTD, WPD! Congratulations to his owner/ breeder Sandi Shrager!
August 15, 2008 "Summit's" daughter "Ila" Tanu's Winterdance placed first in the 6 to 9 Month Puppy Bitch class in both sweepstakes and regular classes at the Snow King Alaskan Malamute Fanciers Specialty Show in Enumclaw, WA! Congratulations to her breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
"April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RN, CGC placed 2nd in Rally Novice B at the Snow King Alaskan Malamute Fanciers Rally Trial in Enumclaw, WA! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
July 26 & 27, 2008 "Sunny's" daughter "Emmy" Tanu's Remembrance won Winners Bitch/Best of Winners Saturday and Winners Bitch on Sunday at the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club shows in Sequim, WA! Congratulations to her breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
 Emmy photo by Lila Pharis
July 13, 2008 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, OAJ, TT passed the Temperament Test! This American Temperament Test Society evaluation event was sponsored by the Northern California Alaskan Malamute Club and was held in Livermore, CA. Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah
July 12, 2008 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, WTD, WLD won High In Trial at the Battle Creek Kennel Club's all-breed Obedience trial in Marshall, MI! "Aura" placed 1st in Novice B Obedience with a score of 196.5! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
June 22, 2008 "Gemma" Mtn Home's Northernmost Gem placed 1st in the Junior class at the Midsummer International Dog Show in Rovaniemi, Finland! Congratulations to her owners Marit Kangas and Johann Andersson!
Gemma
Black Hawk Memorial Award 2007 is awarded to "Aura" U-CD, U-AG1 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, WTD, WLD! To honor the memory of Ch. Husky Pak Black Hawk, CD the first champion to earn a Companion Dog degree, The Alaskan Malamute Club of America annually recognizes the Malamute with the highest average qualifying scores in Novice Obedience. "Aura's" average score was 196.34!  AND "Aura" was ranked #5 Alaskan Malamute in AKC Agility in end-of-year statistics for 2007! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura photo by Pat Benjamin
June 8, 2008 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, OAJ placed 1st in his class and earned the second leg toward his Open Agility title at the Redwoods Belgian Tervuren Fanciers all-breed Agility trial in Palo Alto, CA! And just a week earlier, "Arwah" completed a 10+ mile hike for the first leg toward his AMCA Working Pack Dog title! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah
June 3, 2008 "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RN, CGC graduated from Intermediate Obedience classes at Pet Village Dog Training in Salem, OR! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
Pat and April
May 24, 2008 Lots of great news from the Alaskan Malamute Club of the United Kingdom's Specialty Show which was held in Markfield, Leicestershire, UK."Onyx"  Mountain Home Sledog Joy, WTD placed 1st in the Limit Bitch class and 2nd in the Import dog/bitch class! "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD, WPD placed 2nd in the Open Dog class! And "Nero" won the Stud Dog class! Puppies from "Nero's" first litter also did very well, with his daughter "Aria" Sledog Forest Stream taking Best Puppy in Show! Congratulations to their owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh! "Aria's" brother "Mackenzie" Sledog Forest Mist won Best Puppy Dog and Reserve Best Puppy in Show! And litter sisters "Roxy" and "Ziva" placed 2nd and 4th in the Minor Puppy Bitch class! Congratulations to the owners of all of the puppies and to Stuart and Nicola, breeders of this wonderful litter!
May 18, 2008  "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, OAJ earned his 8th Rally Advanced Excellent (RAE) leg at the Oakland Dog Training Club Rally trial in Hayward, CA! "Arwah" placed 2nd in his Advanced B class with a score of 99 and 2nd in Excellent B with a score of 97! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah photo by Paul Tsang, Masterpiece Photography
May 17, 2008 "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RN, CGC passed her AKC Canine Good Citizenship test at the Rogue Valley Kennel Club show in Merlin, OR! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
April
May 16, 2008 "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD, WPD completed the requirements for his AMCA Working Pack Dog title! Congratulations to his owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Nero Nero and friends
May 16, 2008 "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RN finished her AKC Rally Novice title at the St. Bernard Club of Southern Oregon's all-breed Rally trial in Merlin, OR! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
April
May 7, 2008 We took "Jake" Mountain Home's Jake Frost, WTD, "Sunny" Mtn Home's Spring In The Air, WTD, "Cruiser" Mtn Home's Choose To Cruise, WTD and "Stealth" Mtn Home's Runnin In The Shadows to Spokane for CERF eye exams and all passed with clear/normal eyes!
April 30, 2008  We welcome to the world a new litter sired by our "Sunny" (via the miracle of frozen semen). The stork arrived in Manitoba, Canada bringing 2 girls! and 1 boy!  Congratulations to Mom "Halle" Catera's Cat Woman and her owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Kanzelberger!
Halle pups day 1
April 28, 2008 "Stealth" Mtn Home's Runnin In The Shadows graduated from puppy classes at Three Rivers Dog Training!
Stealth's puppy class
photo by Karen Schmidt
April 19, 2008 "Gemma" Mtn Home's Northernmost Gem made her conformation show ring debut in Jyväskylä, Finland at the Alaskan Malamute Club of Finland's Specialty Show. "Gemma" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex Puppy! Congratulations to her owners Marit Kangas and Johann Andersson!
Gemma
Another 2009 Alaskan Malamute Calendar! "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, OAJ is featured in the 2009 Brown Trout Alaskan Malamute Calendar! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah     2009 Calendar
March 21, 2008 "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD placed 1st in his Open Dog class and went on to win Best of Breed at the Eastwood Kennel Association Show in Newark, U.K.! Congratulations to his owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
March 21, 2008 "Onyx"  Mountain Home Sledog Joy, WTD placed 1st in the Graduate class at the Eastwood Kennel Association Show in Newark, U.K.! Congratulations to her owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
2009 Alaskan Malamute Calendar "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, OAJ is the cover dog and 'Mr. December' for the 2009 Petprints Alaskan Malamute Calendar! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager! AND "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, WTD, WLD  is 'Miss April'! Congratulation to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Arwah
March 15, 2008 "April" the wonder pup, does it again! "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise earned the second leg toward her AKC Rally Novice title with a score of 93 out of 100 points at the Chintimini Kennel Club show in Albany, OR! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
April
March 14, 2008 "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise made her AKC Rally debut at the Chintimini Kennel Club show in Albany, OR. At 6 months and a few days old, "April" earned the first leg toward her Rally Novice title!  Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
March 8, 2008 "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD placed 2nd in a large and quality packed Limit Dog class at the Crufts Dog Show in Birmingham, United Kingdom! Congratulations to his owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Nero
March 2008 The 2007 Alaskan Malamute Annual, published by Hoflin Publishing is now available. This softcover book includes a several page interview done here at Mountain Home, summarizing the past 26 years with our Alaskan Malamutes. Lots of pics!
2007 Alaskan Malamute Annual
February 16, 2008 "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD placed 1st in his Open Dog class, won Best Dog and went on to win Best of Breed at the National Working and Pastoral Breeds Open Show in Coventry, U.K.! Congratulations to his owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Nero
February 11, 2008 "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise took top honors in her Puppy Obedience class' final exam with a score of 91 out of 100 points! And "April" is just over 5 months old! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
April
January 27, 2008  We welcome to the world a new litter sired by our "Summit". The stork arrived at Tanu Alaskan Malamutes bringing 4 girls! and 5 boys!  Congratulations to Mom "Emmy" Tanu's Remembrance and her owner Sandi Shrager!
Day 1
Emmy and the new kids
January 20, 2008 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, OAJ placed first in his Open Agility Jumpers class to finish his OAJ title at the Border Terrier Club of the Redwoods Agility trial in Santa Rosa, CA! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah photo by Jen Leveille
2008 A.M.C.A. National Specialty The 2008 Alaskan Malamute Club of America's National Specialty will be held November 2 - 8 in Olympia, Washington. We especially like the logo they have chosen!
2008 AMCA National Specialty Logo       Sunny Jr
                                                     "Sunny's" son "Sunny" Am/Can Ch.Tanu's Sundance Kid
October 17, 2007 At the Alaskan Malamute Club of America's National Specialty in Oconomowoc, WI, "Sister" U-UD, MACH Mountain Home's Goldsmoke, UDX2, HIT, Can CDX, WWPD, WTD, WLD, TDI, CGC won High In Trial in Obedience with a score of 197 in Open B! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Sister at the National Specialty
October 17, 2007 At the Alaskan Malamute Club of America's National Specialty AgilityTrial in Ixonia,WI, "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, NAJ placed 1st in his Open Standard class to earn his first Open Agility leg! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah at the National Specialty Arwah at the National Specialty
October 16, 2007 At the Alaskan Malamute Club of America's Central Area Regional Specialty in Oconomowoc, WI, "Aura" U-CD, U-AG1 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, WTD, WLD placed 1st in Novice B Obedience with a score of 196 and won High In Trial! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
"Sister" U-UD, MACH Mountain Home's Goldsmoke, UDX2, HIT, Can CDX, WWPD, WTD, WLD, TDI, CGC earned Highest Combined Score in Open & Utility Obedience! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura and Sister at the Regional Specialty
"Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, NAJ placed 1st in Open A Obedience for his first CDX leg! Plus he qualified in both Advanced B and Excellent B Rally to earn his 6th (out of 10) Rally Advanced Excellent leg! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Mary and Arwah in Obedience at the National
October 14, 2007 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, NAJ was entered in his first Novice weight pull and pulled 1,050 lbs! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
2007 AKC Agility Invitational "Sister" U-UD, MACH Mountain Home's Goldsmoke, UDX2, HIT, Can CDX, WWPD, WTD, WLD, TDI, CGC as well as her son "Atka" MACH Ch. Arcticdawn's Guardian Spirit, UDX, HIT, WLD, WWPDX, CGC, (father of Abbie and Oreo's kids) have been invited to participate in the AKC Agility Invitational to be held December 1-2, 2007 in Long Beach, CA. Only the top 5 Alaskan Malamutes in the nation are invited to participate in this prestigious event! Congratulations to their owner Raissa Hinman!
 Sister exiting the tunnel   Atka on the dog walk
October 4, 2007 "Aura" U-CD, U-AG1 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CD, MX, MXJ, RE, WTD, WLD is OFA (Hips) Good and OFA Elbows Normal!
September 29, 2007 "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD placed 3rd in the Limit Dog class at the Alaskan Malamute Club of the United Kingdom's Championship Show under breeder/judge Nancy Russell! There were 23 entries in his class. Congratulations to his owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
September 7-9, 2007 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CD, MX, MXJ, RE, WTD, WLD earned the final leg for her Master Agility Excellent title at the Ann Arbor Dog Training Club's Agility trials in Whitmore Lake, MI! "Aura" placed 4th in her class on Friday, tied for 4th in her class on Saturday and placed 3rd on Sunday! There were over 20 other dogs entered in Excellent B class on each of these days. Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
September 3, 2007 The stork arrived at Mountain Home bringing 4 girls! and 1 boy! Congratulations to "Cruiser" for a job well done! New pics of the litter.
August 26, 2007 "Sunny's" daughter "Emmy" Tanu's Remembrance won Winners Bitch/Best of Winners at the Sammamish Kennel Club show in Redmond, WA! Congratulations to her breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
August 23, 2007 We took "Jake" Mountain Home's Jake Frost, WTD, "Oreo" Mountain Home's Oreo Cookie, WTD, "Summit" Mtn Home's Dash To The Summit, WTD and "Sunny" Mtn Home's Spring In The Air, WTD to Spokane for CERF eye exams and all passed with clear/normal eyes!
August 18, 2007 "Sunny's" son "Kio" Tanu's Suncast Reflection, RN, HIT was High In Trial at the Snow King Alaskan Malamute Fanciers Specialty show's Obedience trial in Enumclaw, WA. He did it with 1st Place in Novice B and a score of 193!   "Kio" also placed 1st in his Rally Novice class to finish his AKC RN title!  Congratulations to his owner Ingrid Earle and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Kio HIT and new RN!
August 18, 2007 On her summer vacation, "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CD, AX, MXJ, RE, WTD, WLD earned  her AKC Companion Dog degree at the Talbot Kennel Club's all-breed Obedience trial in Easton, MD! "Aura" placed 1st in Novice B with a score of 197!  Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
 Aura New CD!
August 11 & 12, 2007 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, NAJ  competed at the County-Wide Dog Training Club's Agility trials in Petaluma, CA."Arwah" earned his first Open Jumpers With Weaves leg, placing 2nd in his class and he also placed 2nd in his Novice Standard class on Saturday! On Sunday "Arwah" completed his AKC Novice Agility title, 18 seconds under time and 1st place in his class!  Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah on the pause table
August 11 & 12, 2007 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, AX, MXJ, RE, WTD, WLD earned the final 2 legs for her Master Agility Excellent Jumpers With Weaves title at the Ann Arbor Dog Training Club's Agility trials in Dexter, MI! "Aura" placed 2nd in her class on Saturday and 4th on Sunday! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
August 4 & 5, 2007 "Aura" U-CD, U-AG1 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, AX, AXJ, RE, WTD, WLD earned 2 legs toward her AKC Companion Dog degree with scores of 196.5 and 195.5, placing 2nd and 3rd in her class at the Berrien Kennel Club and Jaxon Kennel Club all-breed Obedience trials in Marshall, MI!  Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
July 28 & 29, 2007  "Sunny's" daughter "Emmy" Tanu's Remembrance won Winners Bitch Saturday and Winners Bitch/Best of Winners on Sunday for back to back majors at the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club shows in Sequim, WA! Congratulations to her breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
Princess Emmy Emmy
July 14 & 15, 2007  "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, AX, AXJ, RE, WTD, WLD finished her AKC Rally Excellent title with a 1st place in both of her classes with scores of 99 at the Holland Michigan Kennel Club's Rally trials! "Aura" was Winners Bitch at the Battle Creek Kennel Club's conformation shows on July 14 & 15 as well!  Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
July 8, 2007 "Onyx"  Mountain Home Sledog Joy, WTD made her conformation show ring debut at the Peterborough & District Canine Society show in the U.K. and placed second in her class! Congratulations to her owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Onyx
June 30 & July 1, 2007 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, AX, AXJ, RA, WTD, WLD competed in United Kennel Club Obedience and Agility events in Montpelier, Ohio and finished her UKC Companion Dog degree with scores in the 190s, which were High In Trial scores! "Aura" also earned her UKC Level 1 Novice Agility title! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura
June 30 & July 1, 2007 "Sunny's" daughter "Emmy" Tanu's Remembrance won Winners Bitch/Best of Winners at the Bell Vernon Kennel Association show in Mt. Vernon, WA on June 30th! And she repeated with Winners Bitch/Best of Winners again on July 1 for her first points toward her AKC Championship! Congratulations to her breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
Emmy
June 23, 2007 "Sunny's" son "Sunny" Am/Can Ch.Tanu's Sundance Kid won Winners Dog/Best of Winners to finish his AKC Championship at the Clackamas Kennel Club show in Canby, OR!  Congratulations to his breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
Sunny New Champion!
June 9, 2007 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, AX, AXJ, RA, WTD, WLD finished her AKC Rally Advanced title with a 1st place in her class at the Mt. Pleasant Michigan Kennel Club's Rally trial!  And she competed in conformation and won Winners Bitch for 2 more points toward her Championship! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
June 3, 2007 "Atka" Ch. MACH Arcticdawn's Guardian Spirit, UDX, HIT, WLD, WWPDX, CGC, father of Abbie and Oreo's kids, finished his AKC Master Agility Championship in Novi, MI to become the breed's first male MACH and the first Alaskan Malamute that is both a conformation Champion and an agility Champion! Congratulations to his owner Raissa Hinman! Wooo Wooo!!!
 Ch Atka New MACH!
May 20, 2007 "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD is awarded Best Import at the Alaskan Malamute Club of the United Kingdom's Open Show! Congratulations to his owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Nicola and Nero
May 6, 2007 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NAJ placed second in his Novice Jumpers With Weaves class at the Mensona Kennel Club trial in California to finish his Novice Agility Jumpers title!  Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
April 15, 2007 "Sunny's" son "Sunny" Can Ch.Tanu's Sundance Kid becomes a Canadian Champion! His mother Am/Can/Int'l Ch. Tanu's Midnight Sundance, WTD finished her Canadian Championship at the same shows. Congratulations to their breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
Sunny Jr photo by Sunshine Portraits
April 14, 2007 "Jet's" daughter,"Chaos" Tibjak's Cajun Chaos,CD, HIT, DD earned the Canadian Kennel Club's Draft Dog title at Nanaimo, British Columbia on her 10th birthday! Congratulations to her owner Catherine Dunstan and her breeders Dave and Jennifer Crowe!
Chaos new DD!
April 7, 2007 "Sunny's" son "Sunny" Tanu's Sundance Kid won Winners Dog/Best of Winners for his first major at the Timberland Valley Dog Fanciers Association show in Chehalis, WA! He's now just one major shy of completing his AKC Championship. Congratulations to his breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
Sunny Jr
2006! With very limited showing and despite being in the country less than 7 months, "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD is awarded the 2nd top Import in the U.K. for 2006 by the Alaskan Malamute Club of the United Kingdom! Congratulations to his owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Nero
April 1, 2007 "Atka" Ch. Arcticdawn's Guardian Spirit, UDX, HIT, MX, MXJ, WLD, WWPDX, CGC, father of Abbie and Oreo's kids, finished his AKC Championship at the Western Pennsylvania Kennel Association show in Pittsburgh, PA winning Winners Dog/Best of Winners and Best of Breed! Congratulations to his owner Raissa Hinman! Wooo Wooo!!!
Atka
March 31-April 1, 2007 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, AX, AXJ, RN, WTD, WLD  finished her Agility Excellent and Excellent Agility Jumper titles at the Beaver County Kennel Club trials in Pittsburgh, PA! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
March 31, 2007  We welcome to the world a new "Sunny" daughter. She's a singleton puppy from a frozen semen artificial insemination, whelped in Finnish Lapland. Congratulations to Mom "Leia" Snowhow Shade Of Raven and her owners Marit Kangas and Johann Andersson!
Baby Girl 10 days old
March 18, 2007 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD completed his AKC CD (Companion Dog) Obedience degree with a score of 186!  Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah and Mary sledding in the California mountains
March 9, 2007 "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD placed 2nd in the Yearling Dog class at the prestigious Crufts Dog Show in Birmingham, United Kingdom! Congratulations to his owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Nero in the ring at Crufts
March 2-3, 2007 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, OA, OAJ, RN  placed first in her Open Agility Jumpers class to finish her OAJ title! Then she competed in Agility Excellent and earned 2 legs toward her AX title (with a 2nd and 3rd place in the class)! And "Aura" also placed first in the Excellent Agility Jumpers class for a leg toward her AXJ! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Speedy Aura
March 1, 2007 "Dash" Mtn Home's Dash Mo Fasta,WTD finished the requirements for her AMCA Working Team Dog title! Congratulations to us for finally documenting her sledding trips <g>!
Dash
February 23-25, 2007 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, OA, NAJ, RN finished her AKC Open Agility title at the 3 day Gem City Agility Club trials with 2 first placements and a second! "Aura" also placed first and second in her Open Agility Jumpers classes to earn the first 2 legs toward her OAJ title! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
February 23, 2007 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, NA, NAJ, RN again placed first in her Novice Jumpers With Weaves class at the Gem City Agility Club trial in Ohio to finish her Novice Agility Jumpers title! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
February 18, 2007 "North" Mountain Home's Alaskan Spirit, WTD completed the requirments for his AMCA Working Team Dog title! Congratulations to his owners Liz and Ryland Stevens!
North
February 16, 2007 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE earned the second leg toward his AKC CD (Companion Dog) Obedience degree!  Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah and Mary
February 9, 2007 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, NA, RN finished her AKC Rally Novice title with a perfect score of 100 and 1st place in a 23 dog class!  Plus she has now completed the requirements for her AMCA Working Lead Dog title! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
January 26-28, 2007 Blue and green qualifying ribbons fell like a January snowstorm for "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, NA at her first 3 Agility trials! At the Dayton Dog Training Club in Lewisburg, OH, "Aura" finished her Novice Agility title placing 1st at all 3 trials! And she placed first in 2 Novice Agility Jumpers With Weaves classes to earn 2 NAJ legs!  Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
January 20, 2007 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn placed first in a 26 dog class at her AKC Rally debut at the Oakland County Kennel Club show in Detroit, MI with a score of 99 out of 100!  And the next day she took 2nd place with another score of 99! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
December 29, 2006 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE earned the first leg toward his AKC CD Obedience degree with a score of 186 1/2! This is just after finishing his AKC Rally Excellent title with a first place at the 2006 AMCA National Specialty in November! "Arwah" also placed first in his Novice Jumpers With Weaves class at the National for his second NAJ leg and he has one leg toward his Novice Agility title. Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah photo by Karen Hudson, Family Tails Photography
December 28, 2006 "Sunny's" son and daughter, "Sunny" Tanu's Sundance Kid and "Emmy" Tanu's Remembrance are OFA Good! These littermates are out of Ch. Tanu's Midnight Sundance, WTD. Congratulations to their breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
Emmy and Sandi  Sunny Jr
December 9, 2006 "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD won his Junior Dog class and then went on to win Reserve Best Dog at the Ladies' Kennel Association Championship show in Birmingham, UK! Congratulations to his owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Onyx and Nero
December 4, 2006 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn won WB/BOS at the Ingham County Kennel Club show in East Lansing, MI for her first point toward her AKC Championship! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura 16 months
November 30, 2006 "Cruiser" Mtn Home's Choose To Cruise, WTD is OFA Good!
Cruiser
November 15, 2006 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura of Arcticdawn passed her CERF eye exam with clear/normal eyes!
2005! "Jet's" daughter,"Chaos" Tibjak's Cajun Chaos,CD, HIT, is the #1 Alaskan Malamute in Canada in CKC Obedience for 2005!!! Huge congratulations to her owner Catherine Dunstan and her breeders Dave and Jennifer Crowe!!!
Chaos, CD, HIT !!!
October 14, 2006 "Sister" U-UD, MACH Mountain Home's Goldsmoke, UDX2, HIT, Can CDX, WWPD, WTD, WLD, TDI, CGC is the first Alaskan Malamute ever to earn a UDX2 (Qualifying in both Open and Utility at the same shows 20 times!)  Huge congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!!!
Sister UDX2 !!!
October 10, 2006 We took "Sunny" Mtn Home's Spring In The Air, WTD, "Ricki" Mtnhome Pocket Full O Tricks, WTD, "Cruiser" Mtn Home's Choose To Cruise, WTD and "Skipper" Mountain Home's Drift Skipper, WTD to Spokane for CERF eye exams and all passed with clear/normal eyes!
September 23, 2006 "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD won Best Junior in Show at the Alaskan Malamute Club of the United Kingdom's Championship Show!!! Huge congratulations to his owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!!!
Nero
September 16, 2006 "Sunny's" daughter "Blueberry" Tanu's Midnight Spring Blue, CGC passed her AKC Canine Good Citizenship test! Congratulations to her owner Lillian Huang and her breeder Sandi Shrager!
Blueberry photo by Sunshine Portraits

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