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NEWS 2011

On this page, we'll keep you updated with show results, news, etc. here at Kennel AFFINITI.  
Our latest updates are listed first on the page.  
Please check back frequently as we will update this section often.

Thank you to all of the Judges who recognize and reward our dogs, as well as to our friends who support them!



Delaware Water Gap Kennel Club 
December 18, 2011 - Judge Mrs. Joan Goldstein (Afghan Hounds), Judge Mrs. Anne D. Bolus (Chinese Cresteds)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select








Bonsai's Pink Flamboyance Affiniti "Anastasia" was awarded 1st in 9-12 Months Bitches







Lehigh Valley Kennel Club 
December 17, 2011 - Judge Mrs. Carol Esterkin (Afghan Hounds), Judge Mr. Jason Hoke (Chinese Cresteds)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed








Bonsai's Pink Flamboyance Affiniti "Anastasia" was awarded 1st in 9-12 Months Bitches/Major Reserve Winner's Bitch


Worcester County Kennel Club 
December 4, 2011 - Judge Ms. Sharol Candice Way
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed


Worcester County Kennel Club 
December 3, 2011 - Judge Mrs. Edna K. (Katie) Gammill
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select


Colonial Afghan Hound Club, Inc. 
December 2, 2011 - Judge Mr. D. Scott Pfiel (Breed), Mr. William Pfeffer (Sweepstakes)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select
Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded Best in Specialty Sweepstakes/2nd in Bred By Exhibitor








Aaric en route to Best in Specialty Sweepstakes


Kennel Club of Philadelphia, Inc. 
November 20, 2011 - Judge Mrs. Avery Gaudin (Afghan Hounds), Judge Mr. Douglas Gaudin (Hound Group)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed and Hound Group 3







Kennel Club of Philadelphia, Inc. - National Dog Show sponsored by Purina
November 19, 2011 - Judge Mr. Douglas Gaudin (Afghan Hounds), Judge Mrs. Avery Gaudin (Hound Group)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed and Hound Group 4 (Lehigh AHA Supported Entry)







Gavin's individual exam under Mrs. Avery Gaudin, en route to a Hound Group 4

Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded 1st in Bred By Exhibitor and Winner's Dog (1 point - Lehigh AHA Supp. Entry)


Back Mountain Kennel Club
November 6, 2011 - Judge Mr. Hal Biermann
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex
Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded 1st in Bred By Exhibitor and Reserve Winner's Dog


Back Mountain Kennel Club
November 5, 2011 - Judge Mr. Lawrence Terricone
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex



Carolina Afghan Hound Club
October 23, 2011 - Judge Dr. Gareth Morgan Jones (Breed), Mr. Kevin Carter (Sweepstakes)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Award of Merit







photos by Henk Jonkers and Kennel AFFINITI

Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded 3rd in Bred By Exhibitor and 4th in 12-18 months Puppy Dog Sweepstakes






photo by Henk Jonkers and Kennel AFFINITI


MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin"

 









has been invited to participate in the 2011 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Dog Show!





Lehigh Valley Afghan Hound Association
October 9, 2011 - Judge Mrs. Jane M. Sheppard (Breed), Ms. Nancy Cadwallader (Sweepstakes)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Award of Merit








Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded 1st in Bred By Exhibitor and 2nd in 12-18 months Puppy Dog Sweepstakes







Devon Dog Show Association, Inc.
October 8, 2011 - Judge Mrs. Jacqueline L. Stacy
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex
Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded 1st in Bred By Exhibitor Dog
Bonsai's All I've Ever Wanted Su-Zen "Mariah" was awarded 4th in Open Bitch


Hatboro Dog Club
October 7, 2011 - Judge Mrs. Abbe R. Shaw 
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select
Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded 2nd in Bred By Exhibitor Dog


Hatboro Dog Club
October 6, 2011 - Judge Kathy Beliew 
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Award of Merit


75th AHCA Natl Specialty Week





Afghan Hound Club of Greater Columbus Specialty
September 30, 2011 - Judge Mr. Brett Hamilton (Regular Classes), Judge Mrs. Mary Blacker (Sweepstakes) 
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" made the cut!!
Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded 3rd in Bred By Exhibitor Dog & 4th in 12-15 months Puppy Dog Sweepstakes









Afghan Hound Club of America, Inc. Natl Specialty
September 29, 2011 - Judge Mr. Kent Delany 
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" made the cut!!














a couple shots of Aaric in Natl BBE Dog and Natl 12-15 months Puppy Dog Sweepstakes


Be sure to check out Gavin & Aaric's ad on AfghansOnline!
  http://afghansonline.com/ads02/affinitiad.html


Berks County Kennel Club, Inc.
September 18, 2011 - Judge Ms. Bonnie Linnell Clark 
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex


Lehigh Valley Kennel Club
September 17, 2011 - Judge Ms. Beverly Capstick (Afghan Hounds), Judge Mrs. Sari Brewster Tietjen (Hound Group)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed and Hound Group 3








Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded Winner's Dog/Best Bred By Exhibitor 


Sussex Hills Kennel Club, Inc.
September 4, 2011 - Judge Mr. Raymond Filburn, Jr. 
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex


Newton Kennel Club
September 3, 2011 - Judge Mr. P. Levi Marsman 
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex


Newton Kennel Club
September 2, 2011 - Judge Mr. Steven Gladstone 
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex


Mid-Susquehanna Valley Kennel Club
August 28, 2011 - Judge Ms. Sharon Sakson (Afghan Hounds), Judge Mrs. Keke Kahn (Chinese Cresteds)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Select Dog

Bonsai's Better Than Sable Affiniti "Rosalie" was awarded Winner's Bitch/Best of Winners/Best of Breed (1 point)








Bonsai's All I've Ever Wanted Su-Zen "Mariah" was awarded Reserve Winner's Bitch


Mid-Susquehanna Valley Kennel Club
August 27, 2011 - Judge Ms. Sharol Candace Way (Afghan Hounds), Judge Mr. Joe C. Walton (Hound Group & Chinese Cresteds)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed and Hound Group 4








Bonsai's All I've Ever Wanted Su-Zen "Mariah" was awarded Winner's Bitch/Best of Winners/Best of Breed (1 point)








Bonsai's Better Than Sable Affiniti "Rosalie" was awarded Reserve Winner's Bitch


Hunterdon Hills Kennel Club
August 8, 2011 - Judge Mr. Richard Reynolds (Afghan Hounds/Hound Group), Judge Mrs. Elaine J. Lessig (Chinese Cresteds)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed and Hound Group 1









Bonsai's All I've Ever Wanted Su-Zen "Mariah" was awarded Winner's Bitch/Best of Winners for her first Major (3 points)









Nita-Nee Kennel Club
July 23, 2011 - Judge Mrs. Paula Hartinger (Afghan Hounds & Chinese Cresteds)
Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded Winner's Dog for 1 point
Bonsai's Pink Flamboyance Affiniti "Anastasia" was awarded Reserve Winner's Bitch (to a broken Major) from the 6-9mos class
Bonsai's Moonlight Ryder Taji "Baron" won the Open Powder Puff Dog class


Genesee Valley Kennel Club, Inc. 
July 10, 2011 - Judge Mr. Allan Brown
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed (FLAHC Supported Entry)





Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded Major Reserve Winner's Dog (FLAHC Supported Entry)


Genesee Valley Kennel Club, Inc.
July 9, 2011 - Judge Mrs. Thora Brown (Afghan Hounds), Judge Mr. Stephen Hubbell (Chinese Cresteds)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex (FLAHC Supported Entry)
Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded Major Reserve Winner's Dog (FLAHC Supported Entry)
Bonsai's All I've Ever Wanted Su-Zen "Mariah" was awarded Winner's Bitch/Best of Opposite Sex for 2 points






Finger Lakes Afghan Hound Club Specialty
July 8, 2011 - Judge Ms. Lorraine M. Gyenge, Sweepstakes Judge Ms. Jennifer Zucker
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Award of Merit






moving photo by Sharon Ferraro

Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" won the 9-12 mos Puppy Dog Sweepstakes class





photos by Sharon Ferraro


Virginia Kennel Club, Inc.
June 26, 2011 - Judge Mr. Joseph Gregory
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed


Virginia Kennel Club, Inc.
June 25, 2011 - Judge Ms. Nancy Bodine, Match Judge
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex
Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded Best Puppy in Match (Richmond Afghan Hound Club AKC Sanctioned B)







photos by Erika Peters


Summer Splash

Colonial Afghan Hound Club
June 19, 2011 - Judge Mr. Thomas Cozzoni
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select







candid photo by Sharon Ferraro


Afghan Hound Association of Long Island
June 18, 2011 - Judge Dr. Fransico Chapa
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select









Nutmeg Afghan Hound Club
June 17, 2011 - Judge Mr. Stephen Fisher (Breed)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded 1st Award of Merit






candid photos by Sharon Ferraro


Burlington Valley Kennel Club
June 5, 2011 - Judge Ms. Patricia W. Laurens
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex


Huntingdon Valley Kennel Club, Inc.
June 4, 2011 - Judge Mrs. Barbara G. Rupert (Breed/Group)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed and Hound Group 3









Greater Philadelphia Dog Fanciers Association, Inc.
June 3, 2011 - Judge Mrs. Lisa Warren
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex


Monmouth County Kennel Club
May 28, 2011 - Judge Mr. Hal T. Biermann
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select


Staten Island Kennel Club
May 27, 2011 - Judge Ms. Helene Nietsch
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select


Kennel Club of Northern New Jersey
May 26, 2011 - Judge Mr. Avi Marshak
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select


Lancaster Kennel Club
May 15, 2011 - Judge Mr. Raymond Filburn, Jr.
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed


Harrisburg Kennel Club, Inc.
April 16, 2011 - Judge Mr. Edward Hall
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin was awarded Grand Champion Select


Richmond Afghan Hound Club
April 3, 2011 - Judge Dr. Raymond Kelly, Jr
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded 1st Award of Merit




photos by Sharon Ferraro (Day 1) & Annie Camp (Day 2) 


Be sure to check out Gavin & Aaric's ads on AfghansOnline!  
Gavin - http://afghansonline.com/ads96/gavin.html
Aaric - http://afghansonline.com/ads96/aaric.html


Durham Kennel Club, Inc.
March 25, 2011 - Judge Mr. Clay Coady
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select


Alamanace Kennel Club, Inc.
March 24, 2011 - Judge Mr. Joe C. Walton
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed


Cary Kennel Club, Inc.
March 23, 2011 - Judge Dr. Robert D. Smith
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select


Celtic Cluster

Delaware County Kennel Club, Inc.
March 20, 2011 - Judge Mr. Joe C. Walton (Breed/Group) *Judge change from Ms. Dany Canino*
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed and Hound Group 2








Potomac Afghan Hound Club (in conjunction with Delaware County Kennel Club, Inc.)
March 19, 2011 - Judge Mr. Michael Koss (Breed), Robin Casey (Sweepstakes)
Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded 1st in Bred By Exhibitor Dog/Winner's Dog/Best Bred By Exhibitor for his 1st Major at 7 months, 1 day old (4pts) and 1st in 6-9 months Puppy Dog Sweepstakes/Best of Opposite Sex in Specialty Sweepstakes

 





moving photo by Linda Kramer


York Kennel Club
March 18, 2011 - Judge Mrs. Jocelyne Gagne
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex


Lancaster Kennel Club, Inc.
March 17, 2011 - Judge Mrs. Carol Esterkin (Breed), Ms. Patricia W. Laurans (Hound Group)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed and Hound Group 3 









York Kennel Club
March 16, 2011 - Judge Ms. Patricia W. Laurans 
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed


Bring it to the Beach

Tidewater Afghan Hound Club (Day 2)
March 13, 2011 - Judge Mrs. Betty Stites (Breed), Mrs. Linda Jackson (Puppy Sweepstakes)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select







photo by Garth Gourlay

Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded 3rd in Bred By Exhibitor and 1st in 6-9 months Puppy Dog Sweepstakes 


Tidewater Afghan Hound Club (Day 1)
March 12, 2011 - Judge Mr. Bob Stein (Breed), Dr. Caroline Coile (Puppy Sweepstakes)
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded 1st Award of Merit







photos by Garth Gourlay, Diana Fife and Neva Johnson

Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded 4th in Bred By Exhibitor and 2nd in 6-9 months Puppy Dog Sweepstakes 


Afghan Hound Club of America Breeders' Cup
March 11, 2011  - Judge Jym Webb
In his show debut ...
Affiniti's Aaric Von Haussman "Aaric" was awarded 1st in the 6-9 months Puppy Dog class




photos by Garth Gourlay, Annie Camp and Neva Johnson


Westminster Kennel Club
February 14 - Judge Mr. Age Gjetnes (NOR)




candids taken by Shawn at The Garden








candids taken by Jaime Ganoza at The Garden


Afghan Hound Association of Long Island Specialty
February 13 - Judge Mr. Gene Vaccaro
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded 1st Award of Merit







candids taken by Shawn


Sand and Sea Kennel Club
February 4 - Judge Mr. Daniel J. Smyth
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed


Middle Peninsula Kennel Club of Virginia (Richmond Afghan Hound Club Supported Entry)
January 30 - Judge Mr. Steven Kass
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed








Middle Peninsula Kennel Club of Virginia (Richmond Afghan Hound Club Supported Entry)
January 29 - Judge Mrs. Jane M. Bishop
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed








Potomac Hound Club
January 28 - Judge Mr. William M. Barton
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed







(pictured with his 1/2 sister AM GCH High Kaliber's First Light, who was Best of Opposite Sex)


Annapolis Kennel Club, Inc.
January 23 - Judge Mr. Terry Stacy
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select


Carroll Kennel Club, Inc.
January 22 - Judge Mr. Jon R. Cole
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex


Carroll Kennel Club, Inc.
January 21 - Judge Mrs. Lesley Hiltz
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded  Best of Opposite Sex


Annapolis Kennel Club, Inc.
January 20 - Judge Mr. David L. Hiltz
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Opposite Sex


Chesapeake Kennel Club of Maryland, Inc.
January 16 - Judge Mr. Howard M. Yost
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select


Greater Fredericksburg Kennel Club
January 15 - Judge Mr. Charles L. Olvis
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select


Greater Fredericksburg Kennel Club
January 14 - Judge Mrs. Barbara Dempsey Alderman
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Best of Breed









Northern Neck Kennel Club of Virginia
January 13 - Judge Mrs. Joan P. Anselm
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select


Northern Neck Kennel Club of Virginia
January 12 - Judge Ms. Mary B. White
MBISS AM GCH/CAN CH High Kaliber's Marked Chivalry, JC "Gavin" was awarded Grand Champion Select










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