BOSS GCH CH SNOWY MOUNTAIN'S GANDALF AKA SENATOR OF IRVINGTON RN CGC HCT "GANDALF"

Gandalf is a large dog at the top of the standard. He exudes confidence and is full of positive energy and playfulness. He is sweet like his mama Wookie and focused like his father Hero.

Among his many excellent features, Gandalf has an always level topline, a very thick black coat and incredible bone and substance. He has dark pleasing almond-shaped eyes.

DOB: 2/6/2013

Gandalf finished his AKC Championship with all major wins. He was shown to two four-point majors in 2014 by DaLena and two five-point majors in 2015 by Holly, finishing on July 18, 2015 at just over 2 years old. To finish his championship, Gandalf went Best-of-Opposite over champions. The next day he won Best of Breed to finish off his winning weekend.

He finished his Grand Championship in 2017, going Best of Opposite at both the Cascade GSMD Club Specialty in January 2017 and at a regular all-breed show in Albany in April 2017.

He is shown on a limited basis, by Holly and by handler Jean Gauchat-Hargis. Gandalf has 2 legs towards his Rally Novice title, handled by owner Christine.

2nd Rally Novice Leg with owner Christine

2nd Rally Novice Leg with owner Christine

Olympic Kennel Club, August 2018, On a Winning Streak with Jean Gauchat-Hargis! Thank you judge Christie Martinez.

Olympic Kennel Club, August 2018, On a Winning Streak with Jean Gauchat-Hargis! Thank you judge Christie Martinez.

Cascade Specialty January 2017 Rose City. Best of Opposite in Specialty Show. (4 years old)

Cascade Specialty January 2017 Rose City. Best of Opposite in Specialty Show. (4 years old)

Gandalf's Health Clearances Official Link to Clearances at OFA Site
See independent OFA results, and also his parents' results (both passed all tests)

Gandalf has passed all health tests recommended health tests for GSMDs and has been assigned a "CHIC" number for posting these results.

OFA hips, elbows, shoulders, eyes and cardiac all normal.
CHICĀ OFA Page (Health)
Thyroid was practitioner tested (normal) and not submitted to OFA.

Proven Sire. Available at Stud to Quality Bitches.

Gandalf is owned by Christine Zieverink and lives in Portland OR. He was bred by DaLena Christensen of Snowy Mountain Farms and Holly Webb of RODEO.

CH Snowy Mountain's Grace ROM "Grace"

1998/11/26

WP885924/01

Ch Shadetree's Legend "Legend"

1995/12/17

WP676583/07

Ch Courtney (Rutt) ROM "Katie"

1992/7/25

WP616109/06

GCH Northwoods Azyrel Basel CGC "Basel"

2007/7/26

WS251206/01 Grand Champion Champion Canine Good Citizen

Ch Karkunkierros Elmo TT ROM "Elmo" (Import-Netherlands)

2005/6/28

WS251206/01 AKC and International Champion ATTS Temperment Tested Register of Merit Imported from Netherlands

Ch Foxglove's Swiss Belleflower RN NWPD "Bella"

2004/6/3

WS251206/01 Champion Rally Novice Novice Working Pack Dog

CH Snowy Mountain's Be-jeweled ROM LOM "Ruby"

2007/11/13

WS242471/01 Champion Register of Merit Legion of Merit

BISS CH Snowy Mountain's Top Gun ROM "Gunner"

2003/7/9

WS053801/01 Best in Specialty Show Champion Register of Merit

Best of Breed, Stumptown, for 5 point Grand Champion Major!            
July 19, 2015 (2 1/2 years old)

Best of Breed, Stumptown, for 5 point Grand Champion Major!
July 19, 2015 (2 1/2 years old)

Breeder of AKC Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs in Central California (California Swissy Breeder)