CH. LINROSA'S CAPTIVATING
STAR, RN, RI
As a 6 week old puppy " Thompson" showed a lot of potential, but
at 8 weeks of age he was stunning. I knew Thompson was special and
he took a piece of
my heart with him when he went to live with his new family.
With an outgoing
personality, masculine head, balanced movement, and his beautiful
Samoyed smile, Thompson is truly a
captivating Samoyed and a shining star.
to his owners, Jen and Colin, for providing a wonderful home and for their interest and
willingness to enter Thompson in a variety of events and
competitions so he is stimulated and challenged. It has been
wonderful watching to see what he can
accomplish. Thompson certainly has a "zest for life"!!
Thank you to Gracie
Wilson, Thompson's handler, for taking Thompson under her wing, training him
for the show ring and then quickly piloting him to his Canadian
After competing in the
conformation ring, Thompson began
Jessica quickly developed a special relationship with Thompson and
started training him for Rally competitions. So far they have
completed Rally Novice, Rally Intermediate titles and have two legs
toward Thompson's Rally Advanced title. In 2019, he was ranked #2 CKC
Rally dog. Jessica has also introduced Thompson
to agility and is teaching Thompson tricks, one of which is a handstand
(see picture on the left). Wow! They are continuing to work
together so you just never know what event the two of them will attend
A special thank you,
Jessica, for all your efforts, creativity and ensuring Thompson is
having fun while learning. The two of you are
quite the team to watch and sure know how to have fun!
THOMPSON'S SHOW CAREER
May 19, 2018
- Tantramar Kennel Club.
Thompson wins BOS
in Sweeps at the
2018 Samoyed Association of Canada
National Specialty under judge Diamond Muse. Handled by: Gracie
May 12 & 13, 2018 -
Dartmouth, NS Kennel
Thompson wins WD for
under judge Pamela Bruce and BW for
under judge Janet Lobb to finish his championship. Handled by: Gracie
Best of Winners
Judge: Janet Lobb Handler:
March 24 & 25, 2018-
2 more points,
BW, under breeder-judge Barbara Heal and
WD, under judge Karl Erik Johannsson.
Handled by: Gracie
February 24 & 25, 2018-
Under judge Wendy Schira, Thompson wins WD for
for BW under judge David Gilmour.
Handled by: Gracie
November 18 & 19, 2017-
Thompson's first shows! Under judge Cheryl Patterson wins BW for
1 point winning BW under judge Lucie Paradise.
Handled: by: Gracie Wilson
Thompson's first show, Moncton, NB
Handler: Gracie Wilson
Photo: Bobbi Jo Sears
Thompson wearing his two Rally Advanced ribbons.
Trainer and handler: Jessica Tighe
Photo: Jessica Tighe