Recent Happenings at Malagold for 2016!

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Photo Credit: Dale Joachim

Connie and Grant, Malagold's Wish Granted, began making their mark in the show ring in the fall of 2015!

Watch what they, and others, continue to do in 2016!

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In 2015, Malagold had many wonderful wins and honors!

Flirt (GCH. Malagold Southern Belle Of WingStar) completed her Grand Championship title, has numerous Best of Breed wins, multiple Sporting Group wins and placements and earns a Reserve Best In Show win to top off a great year for her!

Along with a new Championship title, Tucker (CH. Malagold Tucker's Follow'n The Flag CD, RE, OFP, MXJP, MXP), co-owned with Deb Puza, earned numerous performance and working titles including agility, rally and obedience! Tucker continues to show the versatility of the Golden Retriever! Huge congratulations to Deb and Tucker!

Smoochie (CH. Malagold's Sealed With A Kiss) and Summer (CH. Malagold's Summer Rain) both earned their Championship titles this year!

Malagold continued to be well represented at the Golden Retriever Specialties, with numerous Puppy Sweepstakes honors and wins!

We enjoy hearing from all of you and will continue to acknowledge all of the varied activities and accomplishments of our extended Malagold family of dogs!

It was a wonderful year for the Malagold Family. And there will be more to come in 2016!!

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11-10-2016

Pontiac Kennel Club
Kalamazoo, MI

Breed Judge:
Mrs. Anne Katona

After a week off, a couple of the Malagold kids head out to the local Kalamazoo area dog show.

Malagold's Code of Honor takes first place in the 12-15 Month Dog Class and goes on to take Reserve Winners Dog!

Sise (Malagold's Singular Sensation) goes first in the Bred By Exhibitor Class and continued on to take Winners Bitch and Best of Winners!!

Both kids do Malagold proud today!!

10-29-2016

Land O'Lakes Golden Retriever Club
Valporaiso, IN

Breed Judge:
Mrs. Rachal McKee Sager
Sweepstakes Judge:
Ms. Susie Rezy

It is a new day at the Land O'Lakes Golden Retriever Club Specialty shows.

There are Sweepstakes today! Imo (Toasty's Massimo) won his 12-15 Month Dog Class!! Sise (Malagold's Singular Sensation) went second in her sweepstakes class, the 15-18 Month Bitch Class!

In the Regular Classes, it was a Boy's Day -


- Imo (Toasty's Massimo) - Took third place in the 12-18 Month Dog Class
- Drummer (Malagold's Distant Drummer
) - First place in the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class

The boys stayed in the ribbons! Way to go!!

10-28-2016

Land O'Lakes Golden Retriever Club (2)
Valporaiso, IN

Breed Judge:
Mr. William Rodriguez

The second Specialty Show started in the afternoon. No Sweepstakes so it was just the Regular Classes -

- Imo (Toasty's Massimo) - takes the first place ribbon and goes on to earn Reserve Winners Dog, all fromo the 12-18 Month Dog Class!!
- Drummer (Malagold's Distant Drummer
) - wins the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class.
- SiSe (Malagold's Singular Sensation) - takes second place in the 12-18 Month Class

Two shows in one day -
make for a good amount of ribbons!! Way to go, Team Malagold!

10-28-2016

Land O'Lakes Golden Retriever Club (1)
Valporaiso, IN

Breed Judge:
Mr. Michael Faulkner
Sweepsstakes Judge:
Gary Wessel

It is Specialty Time and the Malagold Kids are ready for some Specialty Fun! The Kids are loaded up and make their way to Valopraiso, Indiana for a few days of Golden excitement!

And today, the excitement comes BIG TIME!

Sweepstakes came in the morning, and Imo (Toasy's Massimo) went Best Of Opposite Sex in Sweepstakes from the 12-15 Month Dog Class!! Sise (Malagold's Singular Sensation) won first place in her class, the 15-18 Month Bitch Class!

From the Regular Classes -

- Imo (Toasty's Massimo) - takes second place in the 12-18 Month Dog Class
- Drummer (Malagold's Distant Drummer
) - wins the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class, takesReserve Winners Dog and Best Bred By Exhibitor
- SiSe (Malagold's Singular Sensation) - First place in the 12-18 Month Class, and she goes on to win Winners Bitch honors! second place in the 6-9 Puppy Bitch Class

From the Best of Breed class, Pystol (CH Malagold's She's A Wild One RN, AX, AXJ, CD) takes Best of Opposite honors on the day!

What a wonderful and "special" day for the Malagold kids!

10-01-2016

Monroe Kennel Club
Monroe, MI

Breed Judge:
Mrs. Delores Burkholder

Drummer and the Malagold Gang are taking a short trip to Monroe, Michigan, to see if they can add a few more wins to the family resumes! And they did quite well on the day -

- Guage (Malagold's Riding Shotgun) - takes third place in the 12-18 Month Dog Class
- Drummer (Malagold's Distant Drummer
) - wins the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class, takes Winners Dog and goes Best of Winners for 2 more points!
- Rain (Malagold's Purple Rain) - second place in the 6-9 Puppy Bitch Class
- Jeans (Malagold My Best Jeans) - first place in the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch Class and then goes Reserve Winners Bitch

From the Best of Breed class, CH. Malagold's Wish Granted takes Select Dog honors for 2 points towards his Grand Champion title!

This was a very special day for the Malagold kids!

08-20-2016

Macomb Kennel Club
Davisburg, MI

Breed Judge:
Mr. Jamie Hubbard

Connie and Drummer took a quick drive to Davisburg, Michigan, won some ribbons and took the points, hung out to socialize and came back home - a little closer to that Championship title!

To sum it all up -

Drummer (Malagold's Distant Drummer) - wins the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class, takes Winners Dog, gets Best of Winners honors and brings home 1 more point!

Was a great day!

07-30-2016

Waukesha Kennel Club
Waukesha, WI

Breed Judge:
Mrs. Mrs. Dawn Droel

Connie, Melissa and a few dogs made the trek to Wisconsin for a day at the Fair Grounds in Waukesha.

Imo (Toasty's Massimo) begins the day with a 2st place ribbon from the 9-12 Puppy Dog Class.

Drummer (Malagold's Distant Drummer) has another great day with a win in the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class and going on to earn Winners Dog for 2 points!


Connie and Drummer

Kinje (Malagold's Piece of My Heart) was 1st in Bred By Exhibitor Bitch and on to Reserve Winners Bitch!

A good showing in the classes for the Malagold kids!


Melissa and Pystol

From the Best of Breed class, Pystol (CH Malagold's She's A Wild One RN, AX, AXJ, CD) - Owner Handler Best of Breed, gooing on to an Owner Handler Sporting Group 1 - way to go, Pystol!!

06-18-2016

Golden Retriever Club of Illinois
Grayslake, IL

Breed Judge:
Mrs. Ellen Hardin

The second day of the Grayslake show weekend started out early - and HOT!

Imo (Toasty's Massimo) starts out with a 1st place ribbon from the 6-9 Puppy Dog Class.

Drummer (Malagold's Distant Drummer) takes it almost all the way with a win the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class and going on to earn Reserve Winners Dog!

SiSe (Malagold's Singular Sensation) wins the 12-18 Month Bitch Class while Kinje (Malagold's Piece Of My Heart) wins the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch Class! A good showing in the classes for the Malagold girls!

From the Best of Breed class, Pystol (CH Malagold's She's A Wild One RN, AX, AXJ, CD) - Best of Opposite Sex!

A hot day at the Specialty, but it was all good!

06-17-2016

International Kennel Club
Grayslake, IL

Breed Judge:
Ms. Margaret Wilson

It was a quick turnaround trip - back to Illinois for the International Kennel Club dog show! And a great show it was for the new kids on the Malagold block!

Drummer (Malagold's Distant Drummer) was the big winner of the day, taking 1st place in the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class and going on to earn a 3 point major by going Winners Dog!


Connie with Drummer - and a 3 point major win in Grayslake!

SiSe (Malagold's Singular Sensation) had a fun day, taking the second place ribbon out of the 12-18 Month Bitch Class. And Jeans (Malagold's My Best Jeans) wins the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch Class! Nice for the girls!

What a great day for the new kids!!

06-12-2016

Wheaton Kennel Club
Wheaton, IL

Breed Judge:
Mrs. Debra. L. Davis

Another weekend trip for Connie, Jeans and Grant! And well worth the travel to Illinois for the Wheaton Kennel Club show!


Connie with Grant - and a NEW CHAMPIONSHIP titlle!!

Grant (Malagold's Wish Granted) once again had his time in the spotlight, as he won the Bred By Exhibitor Dog class, going on to take the ribbons for Winners Dog to complete his CHAMP{IONSHIP title!! With FIVE major wins!!

Jeans (Malagold's My Best Jeans) also was in the ribbons with a wn from the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch class! Her turn under the bright lights will come soon enough!

It was a great day for the Malagold Team in Illinois!

05-27-2016

Holland Michigan Kennel Club
Kalamazoo. MI

Breed Judge:
Mr. Eugene Blake

Taking time out from a busy Memorial Day weekend to attend a show in Kalamazoo - right in their own backyard! Connie, Grant and Jeans drove over to the show and had a great morning!

Grant (Malagold's Wish Granted) did his show thing to perfection, winning the Bred By Exhibitor Dog class, earning Winners Dog for another 3-point major win!

Jeans (Malagold's My Best Jeans) also was in the ribbons with a wn from the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch class!

What a fabulous morning for the Malagold Kids!

Enjoy the Memorial Day weekend everyone!

05-01-2016

Northern Flyway Golden Retriever Club
Specialty Show
Oshkosh, WI

Breed Judge:
Dr. Donald Sturz, Jr.
Sweepstakes Judge:
Dr. Mark Rusley

This is the second day of the Specialty weekend and the Malagold Kids are having a great time, which is a wonderful experience for them! They all enjoyed their moments in the ring and had fun visiting with everyone at the show!

Sweepstakes Classes:
Imo (Toasty's Massimo) - 1st in 6-9 Puppy Dog Class and Best of Opposite in Sweeps!
SiSe (Malagold's Singular Sensation) - 2nd in 9-12 Puppy Bitch Class

Regular Classes:
Imo (Toasty's Massimo) - 1st in 6-9 Puppy Dog Class and Reserve Winners Dog!
Grant (Malagold's Wish Granted) - 3rd in Bred By Exhibitor Dogs
Drummer (Malagold's Distant Drummer) - 4th in Bred By Exhibitor Dogs
Kinje (Malagold's Piece of My Heart) - 1st in American Bred Bitch

Puppies are all tired out from their busy day and will get a nice long rest on the drive back to Michigan!

Thanks for a great Specialty weekend!

04-30-2016

Golden Retriever Club of America
Central Regional Specilaty
Oshkosh, WI

Breed Judge:
Mr. Henric Fryckstrand
Sweepstakes Judge:
Mrs. Marge Trowbridge

The Malagold Kids are heading to their first Specialty weekend! This should be great for them, as they have a few smaller shows under their collars, but this will be their first big time weekend!

Sweepstakes Classes:
Imo (Toasty's Massimo) - 3rd in 6-9 Puppy Dog Class
SiSe (Malagold's Singular Sensation) - 1st in 9-12 Puppy Bitch Class and Best of Oppostie in Sweeps!

Regular Classes:
Imo (Toasty's Massimo) - 4th in 6-9 Puppy Dog Class
Grant (Malagold's Wish Granted) - 2nd in Bred By Exhibitor Dogs
Drummer (Malagold's Distant Drummer) - 3nd in Bred By Exhibitor Dogs
SiSe (Malagold's Singular Sensation) - 3rd in 9-12 Puppy Bitch
Kinje (Malagold's Piece of My Heart) - 2nd in American Bred Bitch

All the puppies had a fabulous day!

04-10-2016

Saginaw Valley Kennel Club
Birch Run, MI

Breed Judge:
Mr. Michael Faulkner

Day two of the puppy fun weekend!

Guage (Malagold's Riding Shotgun) - 1st in 9-12 Puppy Dogs
Drummer (Malagold's Distant Drummer) - 1st in Bred By Exhibitor Dogs, Winners Dog and Best of Winners!


Connie with Drummer - Best of Winners!

Rosie (Malagold's Tequila Rose) - 1st in Bred By Exhibitoor Bitch and Winners Bitch!


Connie with Rosie - New Champion!

Pystol (CH Malagold's She's A Wild One RN, AX, AXJ, CD) - Best of Opposite Sex and Winner of Owner-Handler Best of Breed!


Connie, Melissa and Pystol - Best of Opposite!

With the win on this day, our Rosie becomes a NEW CHAMPION!

What a super day in Michigan for the Malagold Kids!!

04-09-2016

Saginaw Valley Kennel Club
Birch Run, MI

Breed Judge:
Mrs. Ellen Hollings

It has been a busy time at Malagold, but the kids are finally back out and about for a show weekend of fun for the puppies!

Guage (Malagold's Riding Shotgun) - 1st in 9-12 Puppy Dogs
Drummer (Malagold's Distant Drummer) - 2nd in Bred By Exhibitor Dogs
SiSe (Malagold's Singular Sensation) - 2nd in 9-12 Puppy Bitch
Rosie (Malagold's Tequila Rose) - 1st in Bred By Exhibitoor Bitch
Pystol (CH Malagold's She's A Wild One RN, AX, AXJ, CD) - Winner of Owner-Handler Best of Breed

Great experiences for the youngsters!

01-30-2016

Park Shore Kennel Club
Grayslake, IL

Breed Judge:
Mr. Mark E. Threlfall

It is the final day for the Grayslake weekend and the Malagold kids are ready!

DAY FOUR.

Back in the show ring for Grant (Malagold's Wish Granted) and he does it for a third time!! Grant and Connie earn the 1st place spot in the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class one more time and go on to take Winners Dog and Best of Winners for another 3-point major win!!


Connie with Grant - in the show ring!
Photo Credit: Dale Joachim

Jeans (Malagold's My Best Jeans) takes another 1st place spot in the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch Class.
Rosie (Malagold's Tequila Rose) earns a 1st place ribbon from a big Open Bitch Class this time and goes on the get recognition as the Reserve Winners Bitch.

What a fantastic way to top off the long weekend! Now it is time to load up and head back to Michigan!

01-29-2016

Chain O'Lakes Kennel Club
Grayslake, IL

Breed Judge:
Mr. Charles E. Trotter

Another early day for the Malagold crew!

DAY THREE.

Grant (Malagold's Wish Granted) does it again!! He and Connie earn the 1st place spot in the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class and go on to take Winners Dog and Best of Winners for another 3-point major win!!


Connie with Grant - Winners Dog and Best of Winners for 3 points!
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Jeans (Malagold's My Best Jeans) takes 1st place from the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch Class.
Rosie (Malagold's Tequila Rose) earns another 3rd place ribbon from a big Open Bitch Class.


Connie with Rosie - competing in the Open Class
Photo Credit: Dale Joachim

This ia another fabulous day for the Malagold kids!

01-28-2016

Park Shore Kennel Club
Grayslake, IL

Breed Judge:
Mrs. Patricia V. Trotter

The Malagold kids are up and ready to go!

DAY TWO.

Grant (Malagold's Wish Granted) takes 1st place in the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class and goes on to take Winners Dog and Best of Winners for a 3-point major win!!


Connie with Grant and another nice win!
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Jeans (Malagold's My Best Jeans) takes 2nd place from the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch Class.
Rosie (Malagold's Tequila Rose) earns the 3rd place ribbon from the Open Bitch Class.


Connie and Jeans - competing in the Bred By Exhibitor Class
Photo Credit: Dale Joachim

What a day! Now it is time for dinner!

01-27-2016

Chain O'Lakes Kennel Club
Grayslake, IL

Breed Judge:
Mrs. Mareth K. Kipp

The long weekend begins with travel to Grayslake, Illinois, for a series of shows with the youngsters.

DAY ONE.

Grant (Malagold's Wish Granted) takes 2nd place in the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class.
Jeans (Malagold's My Best Jeans) takes 1st place from the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch Class and goes on to take Reserve Winners Bitch on this day.

It is a very nice way for the young Malagold crew to begin the weekend!

01-21-2016

Livonia Kennel Club
Novi, MI

Breed Judge:
Mr. Sam Houston McDonald

The first show day of the new year! The young Golden crew is ready!

Drummer (Malagold's Distant Drummer) begins the day with a 1st place win in the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class, continuing on to a Reserve Winners Dog win!! How fabulous for this puppy boy!!

Jeans (Malagold's My Best Jeans) earns the 1st place ribbon from the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch Class, and continues on to take Winners Bitch for a 4-point major win!


Connie with Jeans - Winners Bitch and Best of Winners!

What a super way to begin the show year!!

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