During more than 30 years of training and competing, Gary Hanrahan has participated on

19 WUSV World Championship teams.

We are proud to offer this list of some of our own achievements and those of our

clients and some of the progeny of Canine Concepts dogs.

 

2004

 

 

  • Gary and Bastin are  USA 2004 vice National  SchH3 Champions
  • Gary and Bastin selected for USA World Team
  • Gary and Bastin win USA 2004 North American SchH3 Championship
  • Gary and Bastin win 2004 Southeastern Regional Championship

 

 

2003

 

 

  • 2003 Team USA at the WUSV Championship in Italy
  • From left: Gary Hanrahan and Bastin; Team Captain Howie Rodriguez; Debbie Zappia and

    Escobar; Thomas Vollrath and Nyckos.

  • Gary and Bastin are  USA 2003 vice National  SchH3 Champions
  • Gary and Bastin win USA 2003 German Shepherd Dog Championship
  • Gary and Bastin selected for USA World Team
  • Vicki Keller and Harry  win 2003 Southeastern Region Championship
  • Vicki Keller and Harry place third in the AWDF Championship
  • Jim Hall and Archie place sixth at the German Shepherd Dog Championship

 

 

2002

 

 

  • Gary and Bastin win USA National Championship
  • Gary and Harry win 2002 German Shepherd Dog Championship
  • Phil Safriet and Sarec place 10th in National Championship
  • Phil Safriet and Lery place 11th in National Championship
  • Pam and Iwo compete in National Championship
  • Vicki Keller and Bara compete in National Championship
  • Phil Safriet and Sarec place 6th in German Shepherd Dog Championship
  • Vicki Keller and Bara place 7th in German Shepherd Dog Championship
  • Phil Safriet and Sarec place 8th in the WUSV World Championship
  • Gary and Harry place 10th in the WUSV World Championship
  • Vicki Keller and Bara represent the USA at the WUSV World Championship
  • Gary and Bastin on the podium at the 2002 USA National Championship
  • Gary and Harry on the podium at the 2002German Shepherd Dog Championship
  • Phil Safriet and Lery transport the helper at the 2002 USA Nationals

 

 

2001

 

 

  • Ubo  v. Haus Antverpa, owned by Vicki Keller, was the USA 2001 Universal Sieger.
  • Vicki Keller and Bara v. Radhol place 12th in the FCI Championship in Slovenia
  • Gary and Harry place second at the North American Championship
  • Phil Safriet and Sarec place second in the German Shepherd Championship in

    Seattle

  • Phil and Sarec place third in the 2001 National Championship
  • Gary and Iwo vom Grenzganger are selected as USA World Team Members for 2001 (Events

    of 9-11 prevented the team from competing)

 

 

Achievements history

 

 

  • Pam and Gary together have won a combined 11 National and North American events in

    the United Schutzhund Clubs of America, as well as  several regional championships.

  • Gary has represented the United States in the WUSV World Championship 19 times.
  • The first American to tie for 1st place in the 1991 at the WUSV Championship in

    France.

  • Gary trained Ico von Ardhaus from the age of 8 weeks to win numerous National and

    North American Championships and to be the 1st handler owned and trained dog to make 298

    points.

  • Gary’s dog Pirol van’t Enclavehof was the winner of the DSP Freight Train Award and

    won the Slam Fest award at the 1999 North American Championship.

  • Gary won the UDC National Championship with Biene von Estetal.
  • Gary and Pam’s son, Patrick, at the age of 11, was the youngest handler to put a

    SchH3 title on a dog with his malanois, “Arry,” scoring 96-80-97.

  • Patrick also placed 11th at the 1999 North American Championship at 12 years of age.

    He was the youngest handler ever to compete in a major event.

  • Pam is the first woman ever to win the USA National Championship and the North

    American Championship.

  • Pam has represented the United States three times  at the WUSV World Championship,

    most recently in 2000, when she and Endy placed 6th in Belgium.

  • Pam and her dog Dunja were selected for the FCI World Team.

 

 

We are  pleased to have imported two of the mothers of  World Champions before the

dogs were the champions.  Fanta Wesfalen Stolz and Ruth Leefdalhof produced Blacky Neuen

Lande and Tom Leefdaalhof.

 

2000 and earlier

 

 

  • We are very proud to list some of the accomplishments of our clients, training groups

    and club members, dating back to the early 80s.

  • Mary Cheatham 2000 AWDF Team Member with Fairee
  • Vicki Keller
  • 1999 North American FH Champion with Kanno
  • 2000 AWDF Team Member with Ubo
  • 2000 Sch H II Regional Champion with Ubo.
  • Eric Eisenberg 1999 FCI World Championship Member with Kreiger
  • Vicki Safriet NABA National Champion with Khan.
  • Phil Safriet
  • Winner of the AWDF Championship with Khan
  • 5th place at the 1998 North American Championship
  • WUSV World Team Member with Sarec.
  • David Millmore WUSV World Team Member with Kaiser & Winner of the HOT

    Tournament.

  • Tracy Betenbaugh WUSV World Team Member with Afra. Tracy also placed 3rd at the 1998

    North American Championship with Eike.

  • Greg Bennett WUSV World Team Member with Troy
  • John Roboni World Team Member with Bingo
  • Roni Hoff North Central Regional Champion with Kim
  • Stephanie Zocolillo WUSV World Team Member with Indra
  • Stewart Harvard WUSV World Team Member with Tell
  • Egon Volrath WUSV World Team Member with Asko
  • Ed Miller WUSV World Team Member with Uran
  • Eric Beasley Mid Eastern Regional Champion with Top
  • Cathy Early World Team Member with Charlie
  • Wayne Simonivich WUSV World Team Member & North American Champion with

    Fargo.

  • Al Kerr FH Champion with Filou
  • David Summerlin WUSV World Team Member with Condor
  • Rick Farrar WUSV World Team Member with Ulf
  • Wayne Jones – World Team Member with Alf

 

 

We  congratulate all  friends, clients and club members for their accomplishments

through the years and we apologize for any not included in this list. We are very proud

to have had the opportunity to have helped each one of them in some facet of the Dog

Sport World.

If we have missed you and if you would like to be included on our accomplishments

list, please email us.