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In Memory of

U-CDX Merson's Daddy Wags CDX ASCA-CDX TT HCT WETT TDI AATD O-V ROM3
(OFA good, OFEL, CERF2001)

Vandy
"Vandy"


Vandy lived 5 years, 10 months and 5 days. He died suddenly from a mostly unexplained heart problem. He is deeply mourned and missed as our faithful and loving companion whose life was far too brief.


Accomplishments


Obedience:

AKC CDX ASCA-CDX HIT

AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) - 4/30/97
AKC Companion Dog (CD) - 7/25/98
UKC Companion Dog (U-CD) - 12/5/98
ASCA Companion Dog (ASCA-CD) - 10/31/98
AKC Companion Dog Excellent (CDX) - 7/31/99
UKC Companion Dog Excellent (U-CDX) - 7/11/99
ASCA Companion Dog Excellent (ASCA-CDX) - 11/29/99
Link: Dog Training Club of Dallas County
- 1998 Most Improved trophy
- 1999 Highest Average Score trophy
- 2000 The Spirit Award for Therapy Dog work




Therapy:

Vandy and Astrid Vandy and Stella

Therapy Dogs International (TDI) - 6/22/96
Animal Assisted Therapy Dog (AATD) - 10/97
Link: Therapy Dogs International Page




Herding:

Vandy herding Vandy herding

Herding Instinct Certificate (HIC) - 5/24/97
Herding Capability Tested (HCT) - 10/97




Versatility:

Vandy lifevest TT title

Water Canine Rescue Title (WETT) - 8/30/99
Clever Canine Companion's "Outstanding Versatile Canine Companion Excellent" (O-V) - 10/19/98
American Temperament Society Temperament Tested (TT) - 1/22/00
American Belgian Malinois Club's "Register of Merit 3rd Class" (ROM3) - 6/3/00
Member of a Novice obedience team of 4. (all from the same sire and dam). - 3/19/98
Member of a team of 10 at the 1st Canine Freestyle event held in Texas - 11/20/98
Link: Water Education and Training Dog Obedience Group (WET DOG)




Education:

Girl Scouts

Professor Vandy - helped teach a class for the Girl Scouts of America for them to earn their "Pet Badge"




Sire & Dam:

Kelso Ashley

Sire: Ch. Kanduit Kelso Snap Out Of It (Kelso)
Dam: Ch. U-CD Crocs-Blancs' Volcanic Ash CD, AX, OAJ, PD1, NAC, RS-N, CGC, HCT, TT, TDI, O-V, ROM1 (Ashley) - 1996 Westminster Kennel Club Best of Breed




Littermates:

Ivy Relatives

Merson Malinois - Vandy's breeder
Fabled Malinois - Sister Ivy's webpage




At Home:

Vandy and Don Starla and Vandy

#1 Bed Warmer - At least Don thinks so
A-1 Couch Potato - Along with "sister" Starla CD




At Play:

Vandy at the river Vandy camping

Vandy at the river Vandy at the river

Vandy enjoys wading in the river
And camping in the Arizona's high mountain wilderness



More Links:

My little sister Kelci's page
American Belgian Malinois Club Information Packet
Texas Kennel Club Member Profile
Beauty of the Beasts (Canine T-Shirt & Jewelry Designs)


Our first award!

7/25/01


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