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Cool Jazz at Craygill
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Glen - Platinum Agility Winner
KC Press Release 4th July 2016
SHETLAND SHEEPDOG BECOMES FIRST PLATINUM AGILITY WARRANT WINNER
A Shetland Sheepdog, Ag Ch Japaro Cool Jazz at Craygill, has become the first dog of any breed to be awarded the Platinum Agility Warrant, the Kennel Club has announced.Owned by Jean Tuck of Uttoxeter in Staffordshire, Cool Jazz, or ‘Glen’ as he is known at home, is seven years old and the fourth agility dog Jean has owned.
The new level of Platinum Agility Warrant was introduced in January of this year and requires 1,200 points, 400 of which must have been achieved in 2016. An even higher level, Diamond, requiring 1,600 points, was also introduced this year.
Jean said: “It was very exciting to learn that Glen is the first dog of any breed to achieve the Platinum Agility Warrant. He is a brilliant little dog who really understands agility and always tries very hard to do the course correctly. In order to keep up with Glen, I had to lose over a stone in weight, so he has certainly helped me to keep fit.
“I hope this achievement will encourage new people to become interested in agility and I also hope those already involved will be inspired by our achievement and will work towards the Platinum Agility Warrant too and possibly even go on to the Diamond award. That’s the great thing about agility – there’s always some new challenge to spur you on.”
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary, said: “The new Platinum and Diamond Agility Warrants were introduced in order to provide handlers with additional goals to aim for once they have achieved the well-established Gold Agility Warrant. We are delighted that Jean has achieved the first Platinum Warrant with Glen and would urge those handlers who have already achieved Gold, and who are working towards the higher levels, to claim their new warrant as soon as they are able.”
European Veteran Winner 2015
Multi Ch Japaro Eye of the Storm
Best Veteran Dog at Euro Dog Show 2015 and BEST IN SHOW Veteran at Collie-Sheltie Club Show in Norway..
Scottish Shetland Sheepdog Club Champ Show 15.02.2015
judges Isobel Elder, Ian Isdale
Japaro Designed in Time - BEST DOG CC & RES BEST IN SHOW
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Japaro Chase The Dream
started his show career by winning MPD at ECSSC and SSCNW Champ Shows
Best Puppy In Breed- Scottish Breeds Champ Show 2015
Best Puppy In Show - NSSSC Open Show Spring 2015
Multi Ch Japaro Eye of the Storm still doing well at shows in Norway.