We would like to thank the owner-handlers who did such a great job at showing Manny's puppies out of Ch. Vanderbilt Paint Me Pretentious, CGN. This litter was born on June 11, 2005.
CHAMPION DUSHANBE'S I'LL TAKE MANHATTAN, 'Macy', pictured winning Best Puppy In Show in Nova Scotia. She finished at South Shore Kennel Club shows under judge Bud Haverstock at eleven months of age. .Handled by her owner and co-breeder Linda Johnson. She is the proud mother of new Champion  Dushanbe's I'll Take Saigon who won Best Puppy in Sweepstakes at the 2008 SAC Nat'l, three BWs at TKC shows and finished with a Gr 4th and BPIG at SSKC in a total of only three days of dog shows !
CAN. AM.  CHAMPION  VANDERBILT'S MADISON AVENUE, 'Madison', pictured winning Best Puppy In Group in Ontario. Co-bred and owned by Judi and Blair Elford. Handled by Judi to two BPIG and a US MAJOR as a puppy. Finished under judge Denise Cornelsen with a Best of  Winners  over American Best In Specialty winner ! She  finished her Am. Ch. with three majors which included a FIVE point major Best of Winners during the PVSC specialty weekend !
                             CHAMPION DUSHANBE'S   MANHATTAN SKYLINE                                                                               'Menley'  is  co-owned by Bonnie Tam,Patrick Wu and Linda Johnson. Bonnie handled Menley to back-to-back Best of Breeds at the Ontario Breeders Shows for five points and then finished him with another Best of Breed and three straight Best of Winners at Norfolk Shows April 2006 at nine months of age. Menley recently came home to Halifax for a visit and left with two Group Thirds to get his specials career off on the right foot !
                                   AMERICAN CHAMPION VANDERBILT'S I'LL PAINT MANHATTAN, CGC                                                 'Painter', co-owned by Allison Baker and Judi and Blair Elford. Shown by Allison as a six month old puppy to Reserve Winners Dog at the Central Florida Samoyed Fanciers Specialty (to a five point major), and picked up points with Best of Winners and Best of Breed wins (one over Specials). Finished his American Championship in Sept 2006 with Best of Winners and Best in Sweepstakes at the Atlanta Samoyed Specialty for a four point major followed by a three point major the next day. Alison decided to give Painter a warm-up for the fall's SCA Nat'l and took him to shows at the Lousianna Kennel Club and won a GROUP FIRST and a Group Second in June 2007 !  Plus he earned his Canine Good Citizen title. The warm-up seemed to have worked very well because he went on to win an AWARD OF MERIT at the SCA National  Specialty !  We are very proud of this duo.