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FIRST TRIPOD VIZSLA to earn his AKC MASTER HUNTER - 2009!
Vizsla Club of America National Events
All Star Review - 2009
Only Tripod Vizsla in History to participate in the All Star Review!
AKC Eukanuba National Championship - 2013 & 2016
Bart stars in the Breed booth - 2013 they win 1st Place!
Even after Bart's passing he is still in the ribbons (helping the breed),
Breed booth - 2016 they win 3rd Place!
GREAT AMBASSADOR OF OUR BREED
First Vizsla to be honored with the "ACE" Award - 2013!
(AKC Eukanuba National Championship, December 2013)
AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence (ACE) Exemplary Companion!
Champion (CH)
Master Hunter (MH)
(10 months post amputation, April 2009)
Canine Good Citizen (CGC)
Honored in the prestigious VCA Hall Of Fame (HOF) - 2018
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Ruala - Risley The Girl Has It All Jun CH
Sire Australia
COUNTRY:  IRELAND
KENNEL NAME:  RISLEY SHOW DOGS  
Date Established:  
1994 (1988 American Cockers)
Website Link:  www.risleyshowdogs.net/
Breeder:  Ms. Catherine Kelly
Phone Number:  0862648416 (Mobile - Southern Ireland)
Email Address:  risleycloughroe@yahoo.co.uk
Health Tests Peformed:  Hips, Eyes, Cerebellar Ataxia and DNA.
Areas Of Activity:  Conformation
Stud Dogs:  Yes

2013 Top Hungarian Vizsla Breeder & Top Breeder in Group 7!
2014 Top Hungarian Vizsla Breeder & Top Breeder in Group 7!
2015 Top Hungarian Vizsla Breeder & Top Breeder in Group 7!
2016 Top Hungarian Vizsla Breeder & Top Breeder in Group 7!
2017 Top Hungarian Vizsla Breeder & Top Breeder in Group 7!
2018 & 2019 Top Hungarian Vizsla Breeder!

Honorable Mention:  Ireland's Top Winning Show Vizsla Of All Time and 8xCH Ireland's
Top Home Bred Most Titled Show Vizsla!  Risley Show Dogs has been honored with Multiple;
Best In Show, Group Winning & Placing and Best Of Breed Winning.

I am a member and secretary for The Hungarian Vizsla Club of Ireland.

We are proud to share our foundation Vizslas and their progeny, along with their achievements.
What a journey they have taken us on!  Including the beautiful imports we have welcomed to
Risley Show Dogs.  They have exceeded our expectations & are a wonderful addition to our
family.

Our Vizslas are show cased on the Vizsla History Registry - "Records" and the Vizsla History
Registry - "High Honors".
Diva - Ir SH CH Int CH Risley Rear of the Year
Jun CH, CW 08/09/10', An Ch 10'
Sire Australia
Talia - Ir SH CH Int CH Lux CH Risley Crazy About You
An CH 17, 18, CW 17, Jun CH, Benelux Winner
Nadal - 8x CH Ireland's Top Home Bred Most Titled
Show Vizsla - 2016!  Group Winning
Ir SH CH Int CH Serb CH Mntgo CH Lux CH Cro CH Fr CH
Benelux Winner
Risley Poetry in Motion Jun CH, CJW14'
Sire USA
Fendi - Ir SH CH Fendi Girl on Fire Locura at Risley Jun CH
Czech Republic Import - Sire USA
Frodo - Ir SH CH Frodo The Magician Locura at Risley Jun CH
Czech Republic Import - Sire USA
Mason - Ir SH CH Risley Great Expectations Jun CH
Sire Hungary (AI)
Logan - Res BIS Ir SH CH Cro CH Serb CH Lux CH Belg CH Int CH
Slo CH, Porto CH
Aceweis Possum Magic At Risley Jun CH,
Split Winner, Golden Trophy Winner, Amsterdam Winner,
Porto Winner, Latin Winner
Australia Import
Dakota - Multiple BIS & Multiple Group Winning
Ir SH CH Int CH
Risley Made to Order Jun CH,
CW 11/12/13', An CH 13/14'
Sire Australia
Marnie - Multiple Group Winning
Ir SH CH Int CH Cro CH CIE Amsterdam Winner-15'
Risley Simply Irresistible Jun CH, An CH 14'
Sire USA
Marco - Ireland's Top Winning Show Vizsla Of All Time - 2016!
Multiple BIS & Multiple Group Winning
Ir SH CH Lux CH Int CH
Risley Mark the Moment Jun CH,
CW 11/12/13/14', An CH 10/11/12'
STATE:  CALIFORNIA
KENNEL NAME:  RUSSET LEATHER VIZSLAS
Date Established:  1965 (Owned by Vizslas since 1962)
Website Link:  www.russetleathervizslas.net/
Breeders:  Adrian "Ed" & Beverley "Bev" Wanjon
Email address:  russetleather@hughes.net
Health Tests Performed: OFA:  Hips
Areas of Activity:  Conformation, Agility, Obedience, Rally and Hunters
Stud Dogs:  Yes

Master Breeder
AKC Breeder Of Merit - Platinum Level
Minimum of 100 dogs earning titles with a minimum of 60 being prefix titles.
200+ Champions - January 2010 (with multiple titles)
Source:  Purina Pro Club Article, The Russet Leather Tribe, Published 01/2010

The Top Vizsla Breeder/Owner/Handler in History!
2007 AKC Sporting Group Breeder Of The Year -
1st in our Breeds History!

Honorable Mention:   Russet Leather has successfully and continually
bred the
TOP VIZSLAS IN THE COUNTRY, including 14xBIS 2xNBISS MBISS
CH
Russet Leather Warrior's Mark JH, ROM "Bismark", owned by the Pop
Star "Seal" and Beverly Wanjon, the Top Winning Breeder/Owner Handled
Vizsla in history!  They have devoted many years to improving, protecting,
& breeding the finest Vizslas.

Clubs:  Beverly Hills Kennel Club ("Bev" Obedience Chairman and "Ed"
Board of Directors), Vizsla Club of America (where Ed served on the Board
of Directors for approx. 10 yrs) and Southcoast Vizsla Club.

Hall Of Fame:
Secret - CH Russet Leather Indian Giver ROM, HOF, Bred by, Owned &
loved by Adrian & Beverley Wanjon,
Top Producing Dam Of All Time in the
breeds history (record holder).
 Secret is honored in the prestigious VCA
Registry Of Merit (ROM) & VCA Hall Of Fame (HOF) - 2001.
 Titles
attained;  Champion (CH).

Geli - BIS NBISS MBISS GCH CH MACH2
Russet Leather Sacajawea RE,
SH, MXG, MJC, XF, ROM, HOF, Owned & loved by Jamie Walton, Carol
Dostal Keller & Beverley Wanjon, Bred by Carol Dostal Keller, Rick Dostal,
Adrian & Beverley Wanjon,
A Top Producing Dam in the breeds History!
Best In Show (BIS), National Best In Specialty Show (NBISS) and
Multiple Best In Specialty Show (MBISS).
 Geli is honored in the
prestigious
VCA Registry Of Merit (ROM) & VCA Hall Of Fame (HOF)
-2016.  
Titles attained;  Grand Champion (GCH), Champion (CH), MACH2,
Rally Excellent (RE), Senior Hunter (SH), Master Excellent Fast (MXG),
Master Century Jumpers With Weaves (MJC), Excellent Fast (XF).

Bismark - 14xBIS 2xNBISS NBOS MBISS CH
Russet Leather Warrior's Mark
JH, MAOM, ROM, HOF, Owned & loved by the Pop Star "Seal" & Beverley
Wanjon, Bred by Adrian & Beverley Wanjon,
All Time Top Winning Breeder/
Owner Handled Vizsla in the breeds history!  Top Winning Male Vizsla
in the History of the Vizsla Club of America National Events, 2x National
Best In Specialty Show (2xNBISS) - 2001 & 2003 and National Best Of
Opposite (NBOS) - 1999.
 Bismark is honored in the prestigious VCA
Registry Of Merit (ROM) & VCA Hall Of Fame - 2018!
 Titles attained;
Champion (CH), Junior Hunter (JH).

Dual Champion:
Pawnee - DC AFC Russet Leather Pretty Pawnee, Owned & loved by Ellis
Herz & Beverley Wanjon, Bred by Adrian & Beverley Wanjon, Titles Attained;
Dual Champion (DC) - 1988, Amateur Field Trial Champion (AFC).

Record Holders:
Bismark - 14xBIS 2xNBISS NBOS MBISS CH Russet Leather Warrior's Mark
JH, MAOM, ROM, HOF, Owned & loved by the Pop Star "Seal" & Beverley
Wanjon, Bred by Adrian & Beverley Wanjon,
All Time Top Winning Breeder/
Owner Handled Vizsla in the breeds history!  Top Winning Male Vizsla
in the History of the Vizsla Club of America National Events, 2x National
Best In Specialty Show (2xNBISS) - 2001 & 2003 and National Best Of
Opposite (NBOS) - 1999.
 Bismark is honored in the prestigious VCA
Registry Of Merit (ROM) & VCA Hall Of Fame - 2018!
 Titles attained;
Champion (CH), Junior Hunter (JH).

Tokaji - GCH CH AGCH MACH13 PACH
Russet Leather Wild Aszu CDX,
RE, JH, MXC3, PAD, MJC4, PJD, MXPB, PADP, MJP3, MJPB, PJDP, PAX,
MFB, TQX, MFPB, T2B5, RATN, CGC, TKI, Owned & loved by Jamie Walton
& Beverley Wanjon, Bred by Jamie Walton, Carol Dostal Keller & Beverley
Wanjon,
Most Titled Vizsla in the breeds history, by 2018 she had
earned over 90 AKC titles!
 She is the Record Holder for MACH title
wins (MACH13)
- as of January 19th, 2017!  June 3rd, 2018, Tokaji
earned her Agility Grand Championship (12 years & 11 mos.).

Calla - BIS BISS CH Russet Leather Caveat Calla ROM, Owned & loved by Kathy Rust, Diana Jones & Karen Hooks, DVM, Bred by Adrian & Beverley Wanjon,
Top Winning Vizsla in the History of the Westminster Kennel Club - Best Of Breed - 1991, 1992, 1993!  (1991 Group 3 & 1993 Group 3!). Best In Show
(BIS) & Best In Specialty Show (BISS).
 Titles attained;  Champion (CH).

First N History:
Battue - MBISS GCH CH Russet Leather Hunter's Dance CD, RE, MHA, MX, MXJ, MJB, XF, Owned & loved by Jamie Walton & Jeff Ort, Bred by Jamie Walton
& Beverley Wanjon,
Multiple Best In Specialty Show (MBISS), First Dog to earn the Master Hunter Advanced (MHA) title, at 5 years old (having 19
AKC titles total)!
 AKC - Articles on Pointing Breeds First Dog To Earn MHA -- 'Battue'.  Titles attained; Grand Champion (GCH), Champion (CH),
Companion Dog (CD), Rally Excellent (RE),
Master Hunter Advanced (MHA), Master Agility Excellent (MX), Master Excellent Jumpers (MXJ), Master Bronze
Jumpers (MJB),
Excellent Fast (XF).

Cody - MBIS MBISS GCH CH
Russet Leather Wild Bill Cody RA, MHA, MAOM, Owned & loved by Betty Meadows & Jamie Walton, Bred by Jamie Walton,
Beverley Wanjon & Carol Dostal Keller,
First Multiple Best In Show (BIS) Vizsla to win a Master Hunter Advanced (MHA) title, (Las Vegas Bird Dog
Club - December 2nd, 2012)!  
Multiple Best In Show (MBIS), Multiple Best In Specialty Show (MBISS), Multiple Group Winning & Placing and Multiple
Award Of Merit.  Titles attained;  
Grand Champion (GCH), Champion (CH), Rally Advanced (RA), Master Hunter Advanced (MHA).

High Honors:
 (To name a few...)
Tok - BISS GCH CH
Russet Leather Boulder’s Wild Tok MH, ROM, Owned & loved by Tad Walden, Carol Dostal Keller, J & E Hetkowski, Bred by Jamie Walton
"Calibre Vizslas", Carol Dostal Keller and Beverley Wanjon "Russet Leather Vizslas",
Best In Specialty Show (BISS), Grand Champion (GCH), Master Hunter
(MH).
 Multiple Group Wins & Placements. AKC Eukanuba National Champion in 2009, Vizsla Club of America Stud Dog of Year in 2011, Vizsla Club of
America 2nd ranked Sire for Versatility titles in 2014, Registry of Merit (ROM)
earned from only two litters and 11 puppies.  All training and titles were
owner handler accomplished.  Titles attained;  
Grand Champion (GCH), Champion (CH), Master Hunter (MH).

Tecate - MBISS GCHG CH Kezdet's Russet Leather River Whisper AOM, Owned & loved by Adrian & Beverley Wanjon, Barry Golob and Judy Saddlemire,
Bred by Barry Golob and Judy Saddlemire,
Multiple Best In Specialty Show Winner (MBISS), Gold Grand Champion (GCHG), Group Winning, Multiple
Group Placer,
#5 Breed & All Breed - 2011, #3 Vizsla All Systems - 2012, VCA National Specialty AOM - 2013, 2x Sweepstakes Winner WD, South Coast
Vizsla Club Specialty Winner.  Titles attained;  
Gold Grand Champion (GCHG), Champion (CH).

Tookie - 2xBISS GCH CH
Storm Winds Namaste Warrior, Owned & loved by Alis Smith, Kirsten Davis & Beverley Wanjon, Bred by Kirsten Davis, 2xBest In
Specialty Show (BISS), A Top 10 Vizsla,
Multiple Group Placements.  Titles attained;  Grand Champion (GCH), Champion (CH).

Hank - BISS CH
Russet Leather Red Cloud II JH, ROM, Owned & loved by Beverley Wanjon & Paul Palkovic, Bred by Michael Raab, VCA Stud Dog Winner
- 1999, VCA National Specialty Winner, Registry Of Merit (ROM)
and Multiple Best Of Breed Winning.  Titles attained;  Champion (CH), Junior Hunter (JH).

Jake - BISS CH
Russet Leather Satiao Dawn CDX, Bred by, Owned & loved by Adrian & Beverley Wanjon, Best In Specialty Show (BISS) and Multiple Best
Of Breed Winning.  Titles attained;  Champion (CH),
Companion Dog Excellent (CDX).

Rival - CH Rotkopf Russet Leather Rival, Owned & loved by Adrian & Beverley Wanjon, Bred by Barbara Stevens, VCA Stud Dog Winner, VCA Best Veteran,
A Top Producer,
Multiple Best Of Breed Winning.  Titles attained;  Champion (CH).

Louise - 2xBISS CH
Cooley's Russet Leather Elegance, Owned & loved by JC Cooley & GG Cooley, Bred by Beverley Wanjon, JC Cooley & GG Cooley,
2x Best In Specialty Show (2xBISS), Group Placing & Multiple Best Of Breed Winning.  Titles attained;  Champion (CH).

Pawnee - Dual Champion (DC) AFC
Russet Leather Pretty Pawnee, Owned & loved by Ellis Herz, Bred by Adrian & Beverley Wanjon, Titles attained;  Dual
Champion (DC) and Amateur Field Trial Champion (AFC).

Teak - MBISS GCHS CH Russet Leather Ride To The Top JH, MX, MXJ, Owned & loved by Mary Grant, Bred by Mary Grant, Jamie Walton and Beverley
Wanjon, Bred by Mary Grant, Jamie Walton and Beverley Wanjon,
Multiple Best In Specialty Show, Silver Grand Champion (GCHS), Multiple Group Placing,
#1 Vizsla Dog in Breed Rankings – 2016, Westminster Kennel Club - Best Of Breed Winner - 2017, 3rd Place Stud Dog - Vizsla Club of America
Nationals - 2017!  
Titles attained;  Silver Grand Champion (GCHS), Champion (CH), Junior Hunter (JH) Master Excellent (MX), Master Agility Jumper (MXJ).

Luke - GCHG CH
Russet Leather Stormwinds Kizmar High Noon JH, MAOM, Owned & loved by Beverley Wanjon, Kirsten Davis & Barry Golob, Bred by
Kirsten Davis & Kathy Rust,
#4 Vizsla in the Country (USA) - 2017, #7 All Breed - 2017, Gold Grand Champion (GCHG), Group Winning, Multiple Group
Placing, Multiple Best Of Breed, Specialty & Sweepstakes Winning,
Multiple National Award Of Merit.  Titles attained;  Gold Grand Champion (GCHG),
Champion (CH), Junior Hunter (JH).

Koa - BISS GCHB CH
Russet Leather Koa Scout BN, RI, FDC, CGC, TKI, MAOM, Owned & loved by Jim McClintock, Richard Graves & Beverley Wanjon,
Bred by Adrian & Beverley Wanjon,
2018 AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finalist #8 Vizsla!  Bronze Grand Champion (GCHB), Best In Specialty
Show Winner, Sporting Group 3, Multiple NOHS Sporting; Group Winning & Group Placing,
Multiple Best Of Breed Winning, Multiple Specialty Award
Of Merit (AOM) and Achiever Dog Certificate.  Titles attained;  Bronze Grand Champion (GCHB), Champion (CH), Beginner Novice (BN), Rally Intermediate
(RI), Farm Dog Certification (FDC), Canine Good Citizen (CGC), Intermediate Trick Dog (TKI).

Kingston - GCH CH
Russet Leather Skychief MHA, CGCA, TKI, Owned & loved by Ken Kraft & Beverley Wanjon, Bred by Beverley Wanjon, Multiple Best
Of Breed Winning, Multiple Best Of Sweepstakes Winning, Puppy Sporting Group 1,13 time Master Hunter Passing, Multiple Field Trial Placing,Achiever Dog
Certificate.  Titles attained;  
Grand Champion (GCH), Champion (CH), Master Hunter Advanced (MHA), Canine Good Citizen Advanced (CGCA), Trick Dog
Intermediate (TKI).
Bismark - 14xBIS 2xNBISS NBOS MBISS CH Russet Leather Warrior's Mark
JH, MAOM, ROM, HOF
Secret - CH Russet Leather Indian Giver ROM, HOF
STATE:  GEORGIA
KENNEL NAME:  RAZN VIZSLAS    
Website Link:  
http://www.raznvizslas.com/id32.html
Owner(s):  Darcy Hodges
Email Address:  darcysduval@gmail.com

CH Razn The Bar MH, CGC, HOF
Call Name:  Bart
AKC Registration#:  SR24614906

Honorable Mention:  Bart was a Bone Cancer Survivor & Amputee; 22 Gun
Dog Placements as a Tripawd; Master Hunter (10 months post amputation,
4/2009); All Start Review 2009; Wounded Warrior Guide 2010 (Sgt. Michael
Collins - KY) & 2012 (NC); Gun Dog Magazine - Cover and Feature, August
2012; The New Barker - "The Greatest of These Is Love" by Pam Stuart, 2013;
AKC Perspectives - The Delegates Newsletter, 2013;  AKC Humane Fund
Award for Canine Excellence (ACE) Exemplary Companion - 2013 (nominated
by VCA),
http://live.eukanuba.com/?tags=video -akc-awards-of-canine
-excellence).

Bart was given the unique opportunity to showcase the traits of the Vizsla
we all love and admire so much - love, happiness, loyalty, drive and
determination.  He inspired us to never give up and to appreciate all that we
have, not what we don't. He is a great ambassador of this wonderful breed
and I am proud to have been chosen to make this journey with him.

Bart is featured in canine osteosarcoma documentary, "My Friend:  Standing
Strong", released September 2018,
clearcaninecancer.com/my-friend-
standing-strong/.  Bart is honored in the prestigious VCA Hall Of Fame
(HOF) - 2018.

SIRE:  
CH Jazzan Rusty Dusty Blues
DAM:  CH Vizcaya's Raisin Caine MH VC CGC
DOB:  03/21/2005      DOD:  09/04/2014
Breeder(s):  Julie Bender
Pedigree
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Introducing
Zeba - Ir SH CH April Cinnamon Vizsla Dream at Risley Jun CH
Crufts Qualifier!
Sire:  LT J/LT/Balt/LV J/LV/EE Ch Malomközi Haiko
(Serbia and Montenegro (Yugoslavia)
Dam:  Ivy Cinnamon Vizsla Dream
(Poland)
Brett - Ir Sh CH Int CH Risley Best for Last
STATE:  FLORIDA
KENNEL NAME:  CARIAD VIZSLAS
Date Established:  1963 Marion Coffman started with Golden Retrievers which she trained in obedience.  In 1967 Marion got her 1st Vizsla , Loki - CH Glen Cottage
Loki Barat CDX, ROM, HOF, which she trained in obedience & conformation.  
For more information, read "About the Author".
Breeder:  Marion I. Coffman "Cariad Vizslas", retired, over 50 years with our breed.  Breeder & Author of 3 Publications "Versatile Vizsla"!
Email Address:  mcoffman70@gmail.com
Health Tests Performed:  OFA Hips
Areas of Activity:  Conformation, Obedience, Rally, Hunt Tests.

Master Breeder
AKC Breeder Of Merit - Platinum Level
Over 90 Champions! (with multiple titles)
Source:  VERSATILE VIZSLA, Publisher AIpine Publications Inc., Author Marion I. Coffman, 3 PUBLICATIONS, Copyright 1991, 2004, 2015!
Page 217 "About the Author", Copyright 2015.
 Updated information;  Jayney Adams, Vizsla Registry, October 2019.
Bear - 7xBIS BISS CH Taunee's Loki Santana CD, ROM, HOF
Hall of Fame 2003, 1st Vizsla to win 7x Best In Show,
Best In Specialty Show, Top Producing Sire!
Breeders/Owners:  Marion Coffman & Linda  Greenfield
Loki - CH Glen Cottage Loki Barat CDX, ROM, HOF
Hall of Fame 1986, Top Producing Sire!
Breeders:  John Strauz & Joseph Cunningham "Glen Cottage Kennels"
Owner:  Marion Coffman
Kutya - TC Cariad's Kutya Kai Costa UD, VC, HOF
Hall of Fame 1993, 1st Triple Champion in AKC History!
Breeders:  Marion Coffman & Linda Greenfield
Owners:  Robert Costa & Marianne (Costa) Megna
Mariah - 4xBISS CH Cariad's Classic Mariah ROM, HOF
Hall of Fame 2005, 4x Best In Specialty Show, Top Producing Dam!
Breeder: Marion Coffman
Owners:  Brooke Folley & Marcia Folley "Classic Vizslas"
Joy - CH Cariad's Pride 'n Joy ROM
Top Producing Dam!
Breeder/Owner:  Marion Coffman
Here are a few of the Cariad Vizslas; Hall of Fame, Record Holders, Top Producers & Top Winning Vizslas.
Barat- BISS CH Koppertone’s Cariad Baratom CDX, ROM
Best In Specialty Show, Top Producing Sire!
Breeders:  Mark & Bonnie Goodwein and Carol Parker
Owners:  Marion Coffman "Cariad Vizslas" & Mark Goodwein
Meet the Cariad Family - 1972!
Garm, Tally, Gaybine, Bear, Sassy,
Darcy, Nyala, Loki
Attila - CH Dorratz Diamond Jim ROM
Top Producing Sire!
Breeders:  Doris & Paul Ratzlaff "Dorratz Vizslas"
Owner:  Marion Coffman
CH Cariad's Gaybine CD
Top Producing Dam!
Breeder:  Marion Coffman
Owners:  Marion Coffman & Linda Greenfield
5 month old "Star", owned by Brent Aronson, takes a minute to rest while looking for birds.
Picture selected by Marion I. Coffman for her Book Cover, Publication 1, Copyright 1991.
STATE:  VIRGINIA
KENNEL NAME:  MELTO VIZSLAS (Melto means “worthy” in Hungarian.)
Date Established:  1969
Website Link:  www.facebook.com/lynn.worthsmith
Breeder(s):  Lynn Worth-Smith
Email Address:  lynhar@aol.com
Address:  Clarksville, VA
Health Tests Performed:  OFA Hips
Areas Of Activity:  Conformation, Field and Obedience
Stud Dogs:  Yes

AKC Breeder Of Merit - Bronze Level
Minimum of 10 dogs earning titles with a minimum of 5 being prefix titles.
19 Champions - October 2018 (with multiple titles)
Source:  Vizsla Database updated as of 10/05/2018

Vizsla Club of America Nationals in 2006 - honored for her Breed
Contributions with Chauncey Smith, Clif Boggs and Hilda Boggs.

Vizsla Club of America Outstanding Sportsmanship Award in 2015

*AKC 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award Nominee

Honorable Mention:  Lynn has been in the breed nearly 50 years, producing
Vizslas that have attained titles in Bench, Obedience and Hunting.  'I am proud
to have produced Best in Show, National Specialty Best of Breeds, Top Ten
Sporting Dog, sire of the first Vizsla bitch to go Best in Show, Vizsla Club of
America Hall of Fame dogs and Dual Champions.'  BIS 2xNBISS Am/Can CH
Joshua Melto CD HOF, BISS CH Melto's Csaba Zenesz and CH The Magician
of Melto CDX were the 3 males from her first litter that put her on this road.

'In 2006, at the VCA Nationals, Delaware, VCA honored myself, Chauncey
Smith, Clif Boggs and Hilda Boggs
for our breed contributions (that were
never about self, but always about the breed).  I am most proud of that honor.'

The Vizslak Sentinel quoted 'The Smith's have dedicated and devoted their
lives to serving the Vizsla in more ways than just Dual history. They are the
founding corner-posts of the Vizsla Club America. They have educated and
trained many more Vizsla people than they have Vizsla dogs.'

*AKC article; 'Lynn is a licensed field trial and hunting test judge and has
judged and competed in pointing dog events and field championships across
the United States and in Canada. She has served as Chairman of three VCA
National field events. She was the founder and President of the Connecticut
Valley Vizsla Club and President of the Vizsla Club of Greater New York. Lynn
served on the VCA Board of Directors from 1979 until 2017 as Vice-President,
Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Director and AKC Delegate. She served
as Chairman of Public Education, Nominating Committee, By-Laws and Founder
and former President of the VCA Welfare Foundation that handles breed
rescue and health studies and a committed donor to AKC’s Health projects.'

*AKC article; 'As AKC Delegate from 1993 to 2017, Lynn served as Secretary
of AKC’s Field Trial and Hunting Test Committee and on the editorial staff of
Perspectives. As a professional writer, Lynn has had articles published in
numerous magazines relating to many performance fields, including falconry,
and many canine issues in the world of dogs. She lives in Virginia and presently
serves as editor of the Virginia Hunting Preserve Association publication.'


Hall Of Fame:
Josh - BIS 2xNBISS Am/Can CH Joshua Melto CD, HOF, VCA Hall Of Fame
- 2000, Best In Show - 1979
?, 1976 & 1978 National Best In Specialty
Show,
Group Winning, Multiple Group Placements, Multiple Best Of Breed
Winner.  Sire of 18 offspring.  Titles attained;  Am/Can Champion (CH),
Companion Dog (CD).  Loved & owned by Mr. & Mrs. Joel Feldman, Breeder
Lynn Worth -Smith.

Hall Of Fame & First N History:
Cariann - Am/Can CH Taunee's Cariann HOF, VCA Hall Of Fame - 1995,
A Top Producing Dam in History - 14 Champions (14 titled progeny,
whelped 15)! BOS Westminster Kennel Club - 1974
, Multiple Group
Placements, Multiple Best Of Breed Winner.  
Cariann is the *First Vizsla
to produce Two Different National Best In Specialty Show Winners
-
1976 & 1978 (Joshua Melto) and 1979 (Melto’s Csaba Zenesz)!  *First
Vizsla to produce Littermates that won National Best In Specialty
Show - 1976 & 1978
(Joshua Melto) and 1979 (Melto’s Csaba Zenesz)!
*NBISS Littermates:  1976 & 1978 - BIS 2xNBISS Am/Can CH Joshua Melto
CD, HOF "Josh", Loved & owned by Mr. & Mrs. Joel Feldman and 1979 -
NBISS CH Melto’s Csaba Zenesz, Loved & owned by Nica & John Lyons.
Source:  VCA National Best In Specialty Show records.  Verified by Jayney
Adams, Vizsla Registry & Linda Durham.  Titles attained;  Am/Can Champion
(CH).  Loved & owned by Lynn Worth-Smith, Breeder Linda Greenfield.

Dual Champions:
Stoney - DC AFC Melto-N-Futaki's Rapstone Red SH, Sired 79 offspring.
Offspring titles;  Multiple; Champion, Obedience and Field Titles.  Stoney's
Titles attained;  Dual Champion (DC), Amateur Field Champion (AFC),
Senior Hunter (SH).  Loved by & bred by Lynn Worth-Smith.

Ruby - DC
Melto-N-Barktalk's Ruby Rose SH, All Start Review Winner -
2008,
Produced Freyja - DC AFC Melto's Freyja CA, NAVHDA NA Pz III,
Loved & owned by Tania S Campbell and Lilly - FC AFC Melto's Lilly Rose
MH, Loved & owned by Jeff Rhine.  Titles attained;  Dual Champion (DC),
Senior Hunter (SH).  Loved & owned by Lynn Worth, Chauncey Smith and
Britt Jung, Breeder Marcia Schlesinger.

High Honors:  (To name a few...)
Doc - CH
Melto's Medicine Man, Titles Attained;  Champion (CH), Multiple
Group Placing, Always Owner Handled.  Loved & owned by Paula Murphy,
Breeder Lynn Worth-Smith.

BISS CH
Melto's Csaba Zenesz, Titles attained ; Champion (CH), VCA
National Specialty - 1979, produced 23 offspring.  Multiple Champion progeny.
Loved & owned by Nica & John Lyons, Breeder Lynn Worth-Smith.

CH
The Magician of Melto CDX, Titles attained;  Champion (CH), Companion
Dog Excellent (CDX), Breeder Lynn Worth-Smith.  
Sired the 1st Best In Show
Vizsla Bitch
, (CC - CH Firebrand's Constant Comment, 8/23/80, CC - Loved &
owned by Betty Anderson).
Josh - BIS 2xNBISS Am/Can CH Joshua Melto CD, HOF
Cariann - Am/Can CH Taunee's Cariann HOF
Stoney - DC AFC Melto-N-Futaki's Rapstone Red SH
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