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SoftMaple Curlies
Mark and Cathy Lewandowski
8282 Soft Maple Road
Croghan NY 13327

softmaple@curlycoat.org



4/5/2009 SoftMaple's Gunflint Skywatcher and Connie earned a Junior Hunter Pass in Greensboro, AL. Stella is 10 months old! This would earn Stella her CCRCA WC. Way to go Connie and Stella!

3/28 & 3/29/2009 CH SoftMaple's Dark Star JH, WC, CGC, CD Buck and Gabby earn their first two Open Obedience Legs! with a 2nd place on Saturday and a 1st place on Sunday in Open A.

3/14/2009 Softcast Sweet Rosemarie ADC, SGDC at the Q-Ball trial in Cloverdale, she got Q's in Advanced Gamblers, Advanced Snooker and Steeplechase.

03/01/2009, Detroit Kennel Club SoftMaple Gunflint Typhoon at HntrBay (Lance) went WD, BOW under judge Mr. W. Everett Dean Jr. for his second point.

02/28/2009, Detroit Kennel Club SoftMaple Gunflint Typhoon at HntrBay (Lance) went WD, BOW under judge Mrs. Mary Ann Alston for a point from the 6-9 puppy class.

1/31/2009 Conyers Kennel Club of Georgia Inc, SoftMaple's Yankee Pudel was WB, BOS for a point under Judge Mrs Loraine Boutwell

1/30/2009 Sawnee Mountain KC of Georgia Inc, SoftMaple's Yankee Pudel was WB, BOS for a point under Judge Mr Harold J Pybus.


January 17, 2009 Softcast Sweet Rosemarie ADC, SGDC at the K9 Cliffhangers AAC Agility Trial in Cloverdale, B.C., Rosie got a Q and second place in Starters Titling, to earn her third leg and her Agility Dog of Canada title (ADC)
Rosie also earned Starters Games Dog of Canada (SGDC) title.
Rosie also got a Q in Advanced Standard.

1/03/2009 Land O'Lakes Kennel Club Inc. Under Judge Mr Charles E Trotter Softmaple Gunflint Rainbow's End at just 6 months old was Winners Bitch and then BOS over a group winning special for her first point!



Rain and David Ferguson

1/04/2009 Land O'Lakes Kennel Club Inc. Under Judge Ms Linda C More Softmaple Gunflint Rainbow's End was Winners Bitch for her second point.


Titles for 2008

New AKC CHampionship CH Softmaple TransAtlantic Affair CGC

New Finnish Championship FIN & NOR CH SWE SH CH TK2 Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman

New Nordic Championship FIN & NOR CH SWE SH CH TK2 Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman

New Swedish ChampionshipFIN & NOR CH SWE SH CH TK2 Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman

New TK2FIN & NOR CH SWE SH CH TK2 Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman

New CGC Softmaple TransAtlantic Affair CGC

New CGC CH Softmaple Boot Scoot'N Dese CGC

New Rally Excellent Ch Fairway's Softmaple Finnheir, CGC, CD,NA, NAJ, RN, RA, RE

New Rally Fast Ch Fairway's Softmaple Finnheir, CGC, CD,NA, NAJ, RN, RA

New ROM CH SoftMaple's O'Dark Thirty MH WCQ CD CGC TT HOF ROM

New UKC Seasoned Title HR, SHR CH SoftMaple's Ma Belle Bouclee CGC, WCX, JH, SH

New AKC Rally Novice Title SoftMaple Z Rues The Day RN

New AKC NA AKC/UKC/Int'l CH, SHR, AG1, UWP, Beltane's Bodacious Blue WC, CGC, TT, SS, SWET, WETT, CD, BPS, TDI, RN, JH, NA, NAJ (Co-bred)

New AKC NAJ AKC/UKC/Int'l CH, SHR, AG1, UWP, Beltane's Bodacious Blue WC, CGC, TT, SS, SWET, WETT, CD, BPS, TDI, RN, JH, NA, NAJ (Co-bred)

New NAHRA SR SR Gunflint Highland Hunter CD, CGC, WC, WCX

New AUST CH Aus CH SoftMaple BackCast Traveler

New AKC TD U-AG2 Softmaple Frolic In The Wind TD RN NAJ NF TN-O OJC NAC TG-N NGC

New AKC Open Agility CH Fairway's Softmaple Finnheir CD RE OA NAJ NF



U-AG2 Softmaple Frolic In The Wind TD RN NAJ NF TN-O OJC NAC TG-N NGC
12/14/2008 Sarah and Gambol qualified at the AKC tracking dog test in Leesburg, Va, earning their TD!

November 30, 2008 Mow earns his Aust Show Championship!

Aus CH Softmaple BackCast Traveler

Mow also is #3 CCU in point standings
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11/23/2008 Rosie Softcast Sweet Rosemarie and Sheila earned their second Starters Standard Leg with a first place.

11/22/2008 Rosie Softcast Sweet Rosemarie at the Leaps N Bounds AAC agility trial in Abbotsford, B.C. had a clean run in Starters Jumpers, 20 seconds under time for a Q and a 2nd place. In Snookers, Rosie and Sheila got a Q and a third place. And in Starters Standard a Q for her first leg of her ADC title.

October, new Open Agility title! CH Fairway's Softmaple Finnheir CGC, CD,NA, NAJ, RN, RA, RE, OA


10/26/2008 Kennesaw Kennel Club Inc. (2) SoftMaple's Yankee Pudel was WB, BOW, BOS for a point under JUDGE: Mr Erik Bergishagen

10/25/2008 Kennesaw Kennel Club Inc. (1)SoftMaple's Yankee Pudel was WB, BOW, BOS for a point under JUDGE: Col Joe B Purkhiser

10/24/2008 Griffin Georgia Kennel Club (2) SoftMaple's Yankee Pudel was WB, BOW, BOS for a point under JUDGE: Dr Alvin W Krause

10/23/2008 Griffin Georgia Kennel Club (1) SoftMaple's Yankee Pudel was WB, BOW, BOS for a point under JUDGE: Mr Kenneth A Buxton

September 28th, New Champion! CH Softmaple Transatlantic Affair CGC is winners dog, Best of Winners to finish his championship!


September 27th, Softmaple Transatlantic Affair CGC earns another major going Winners Dog, Best of Winners.


September 26th, Torri is RWB, Softmaple Transatlantic Affair CGC is winners dog for a point

September 25th SoftMaple's Yankee Pudel (Torri) earns a 5 point major at the Fingerlakes shows going WB BOS
Softmaple Transatlantic Affair CGC (Ranger) is Winners Dog, Best of Winners for his first major!



September 6th and 7th, SHR, CH SoftMaple's Ma Belle Bouclee CGC, WC, WCX, JH, SH and Stephen pass two more Senior Hunt tests


September 2008 Gunflint Highland Hunter CD, CGC, WC, WCX Skye earned two Junior Hunter Passes. Skye is owned by Alan Dadd & Pam Panther, co-bred by Softmaple and Gunflint. Way to go Alan and Skye!

Moxie (CH SoftMaple's Pheasant Dreams CGC, WC, RN, RA, JH) tied for 2007 Dogs in Review's top Dam for Curly Coated Retrievers!

Among her offspring are:
CH Softmaple Boot Scoot'N Dese CGC
CH SoftMaple's Dark Star JH, WC, CGC, CD
FIN & NOR CH SWE SH CH TK2 Softmaple Cimramin Journeyman
CH Riverwatch Bella Freeze
CH Riverwatch Frozen Assets
CH Riverwatch Carbon Glacier


In July, Blue, AKC/UKC/Int'l CH, SHR, AG1, UWP, Beltane's Bodacious Blue WC, CGC, TT, SS, SWET, WETT, CD, BPS, TDI, RN, JH, NA, NAJ who was bred by Molly Kerwin, and co-bred by me, earned his AKC NA and NAJ! Blue is owned and trained by Stephanie Ayers of Ayershire Curlies


We welcome our newest addition to the USA from FlatCurls Kennel in Germany


FlatCurl's Follow Me Forever To Softmaple

Emma will be living in with Paula and the gang at BackCast while I am busy with puppies!

July 5th, New Rally Novice! SoftMaple Z Rues The Day RN Andy and Rue earned their Rally Novice title Saturday July 5 at the Ann Arbor Kennel Club trial held at the Monroe County Fairgrounds!

July 4th SoftMaple Z Rues The Day and Andy earn their second Rally Novice leg.


Moxie's litter is born July 1st!

SR Gunflint Highland Hunter CGC,CD,WC,WCX traveled to Washington State to earn his NAHRA Started Retriever Title (SR) in June 2008. Skye is owned by Pam Panther and Al Dadd.


6/29/2008 FIN & NOR CH SWE SH CH TK2 Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman earns a Best of Breed



June 2008 FIN & NOR CH SWE SH CH TK2 Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman.
Denzel had a busy weekend! He gained his last 1st prize from open obedience and training mark to earn his TK2!
In the show he earned his final CAC, which finishes his Finnish Championship, His Nordic Championship and his Swedish Championship!

Thank you to Paula Sarkkinen for doing so much with this boy!



5/26/2008 Softmaple TransAtlantic Affair CGC earns his first two points going BOW at the Kalamazoo shows! Way to go Rob and Ranger!

Denzel has been busy in Finland

FIN & NOR CH SWE SH CH TK2 Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman. earned a First Placement in Open Class Obedience!

Denzel also was was BOB with CACIB and second CAC at a show in Finland!


CCRCA National Specialty 5/9/2008


Award of Merit CH Softmaple's Pheasant Dreams WC, CGC, RN, RA, JH!


CH Softmaple's Pheasant Dreams WC, CGC, RN, RA, JH also won the Brood Bitch Class!


CH SoftMaple's Dark Star WC, JH, CGC, CD First in Working Retriever class

SHR, CH SoftMaple's Ma Belle Bouclee CGC, WC, WCX, JH, SH was second in Working Retriever Class! I am so proud of these two girls!


CCRCA National Specialty 5/8/2008

New CGC Softmaple TransAtlantic Affair CGC
New CGC CH Softmaple Boot Scoot'N Dese CGC


First place and first leg in Rally Novice A SHR, CH SoftMaple's Ma Belle Bouclee CGC, WC, WCX, JH, SH!


Qualified in Rally Novice B for their first leg, SoftMaple Z Rues The Day.


Ch Fairway's Softmaple Finnheir, CGC, CD,NA, NAJ, RN, RA, RE, Finished his Rally Excellent title with a 4th class placement!

We are also happy that both the Best of Breed winner and the BOS winner are out of Raven, one of the international kids born at SoftMaple Nov 24 1999! Raven left SoftMaple to travel to California with Iris Andre. She has proven herself to be a great producer in the breed. It is nice to see such consistency with the judges picks, that the BOB and BOS are half siblings.

Also congratulations to Scooter (CH Softmaple Boot Scoot'N Dese CGC) and Gabby (CH SoftMaple's Dark Star WC, JH, CGC, CD) who made the first cut in the huge Breed class.

More National Results



Ch Fairway's Softmaple Finnheir, CGC, CD,NA, NAJ, RN, RA Finished his Novice Fast Agility Title! Way to go Finn and Pat!


FIN & NOR CH SWE SH CH TK2 Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman.

4/20/2008 Denzel wins BOB at a show in Norway earning CAC and CACIB! Denzel now has one CAC from Finland, Sweden and Norway


Jet earns his ROM!
CH SoftMaple's O'Dark Thirty MH WCQ CD CGC TT HOF ROM CR-536G27M-T CR-CA177/89M/C-PI-ECHO, CERF 2001 GSDIIIa clear, CHIC


Mowgli SoftMaple BackCast Traveler Has been to a few shows in Australia this March. He has taken Reserve dog and BOB. He now has 28 points towards his title!

3/1/2008 HR, SHR CH SoftMaple's Ma Belle Bouclee CGC, WCX, JH, SH earns her UKC Seasoned title!


Congratulations Stephen Engel and Bouclee!


Ch Hntrbay's O'Dark Justice got an OFA Good rating for his hips. CR-848G38M-VPI, CR-G3A50/33M, CR-932, CR-CA295/34M/C #45205
CH SoftMaple's Dark Star JH, WC, CGC, CD, got a pass on her elbows, but was not so lucky on her hips. :-( CR-CA279/17F/C-PI, CR-EL185F30-PI
SoftMaple's Yankee Pudle got her re-cerf number (we had the test in September, but I am real bad about sending in results to CERF! so it just came out this month) CR-897 06,07, CR-CA250/20F/C-PI, CR-823G26F-PI, CR-EL174F26-PI, #38871



Softmaple Cimramin Journeyman

1/6/2008 (News from Finland) Denzel went to a show today. He was graded Excellent and first in working class and 3rd best dog! Here is the critic: Excellent type, straight bearing, beautifully presentet male. Good bone and feet. Very good proportions in body. A bit deep set eyes but still beautiful _expression. Beautiful topline. Good forechest. Balanced construction. Moves with correct lenght of step. Good coat.


New and updated pages

Lance's page
Rain's page
Ranger's page
How to Grow a Curly
Mowgli's new page
Glycogen storage disease type IIIa (GSDIIIa)


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2006 News!

SoftMaple Index page




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Accomplishments of bred or owned dogs

Thanks go out to all the dedicated owners and trainers
who have put titles on SoftMaple dogs.
Even if the title is CPE (Couch Potato Excellent!)

Champions of Record (CH-AKC)
Karakul Blazing Autumn
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Avanti's Best Bet
Soft Maple's Warrior Princess
Soft Maple Black Teddy
Soft Maple Natural Finish
Avanti SM Fair Trade
Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty
Soft Maple Crossing Delancy
Soft Maple Water Works
Soft Maple's Turning Leaf
Fariway's Softmaple Finnheir
Ptarmigan Huron's Soft Echo co-owned/bred
SoftMaple Dese's Int'l D'Lite
SoftMaple N HunterBay NY Wknd
SoftMaple International Fling
SoftMaple Boyerie Int'l Dateline
SoftMaple's Pheasant Dreams
SoftMaple Avanti Mileage Plus
SoftMaple Fairway Explorer
Fairway Pizzazz Rendezvous
Softmaple Paramount All That
Softmaple Sziok Seven Stars
SoftMaple's Dr Kananga
SoftMaple Comin' To America
SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Softmaple Boot Scoot'N Dese
SoftMaple's Ma Belle Bouclee
SoftMaple's Dark Star
HntrBay's O'Dark Justic
Softmaple TransAtlantic Affair

UKC Champions
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Ptarmigan Huron's Soft Echo co-owned/bred

CKC Champion
Karakul Blazing Autumn

FIN Champion
Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman

NOR Champion
Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman

SWE SH CH Champion
Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman

Aust SH CH Champion
SoftMaple BackCast Traveler

Companion dogs ( CD-AKC)
Karakul Blazing Autumn
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Avanti's Best Bet
Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty
Soft Maple Darcy
Fariway's Softmaple Finnheir
SoftMaple's Comin' To America
SoftMaple's American Dreamer
Gunflint's Highland Hunter
SoftMaple's Dark Star

UKC Companion dogs (U-CD)
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen

Companion Dog Excellent (CDX-AKC)
Karakul Blazing Autumn

CKC Companion Dog (CKC CD)
Karakul Blazing Autumn

CKC Companion Dog Excellent (CKC CDX)
Karakul Blazing Autumn

FIN TK2 Obedience

Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman

Rally Novice (AKC RN)
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Fairway SoftMaple Finnheir
SoftMaple's Pheasant Dreams
Softmaple Frolic In The Wind
SoftMaple's O'Dark Thirty
SoftMaple Z Rues The Day

Rally Advanced (AKC RA)
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Fariway's Softmaple Finnheir
Softmaple's Pheasant Dreams

Rally Excellent (AKC RE)
Fariway's Softmaple Finnheir

AKC TD
Softmaple Frolic In The Wind

Working Titles (WC)
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Soft Maple Velvet Elvis
Soft Maple Black Teddy
Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty
Soft Maple Crossing Delancy
Soft Maple Fosters Lager
SoftMaple's Pheasant Dreams
SoftMaple's MaBelle Bouclee
Gunflint's Highland Hunter
SoftMapl's Dark Star
SoftMaple's Gunflint Skywatcher

Working Certificate Excellent (WCX)
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty
SoftMaple's MaBelle Bouclee
Gunflint's Highland Hunter

Working Certificate Qualified (WCQ)
Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty
SoftMaple's MaBelle Bouclee

Junior Hunters (JH-AKC)
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Soft Maple Velvet Elvis
Soft Maple Black Teddy
Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty
Soft Maple Crossing Delancy
SoftMaple's MaBelle Bouclee
SoftMaple's Dark Star
SoftMaple's Pheasant Dreams

Senior Hunters (SH-AKC)
Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty
SoftMaple's Ma Belle Bouclee

Master Hunters (MH-AKC)
Breeder of the first Master Hunter with an AKC CH
Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty

CKC JH
Soft Maples Northern Star

Started Certificates from NAHRA
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Gunflint Highland Hunter

Started Hunting Retriever SHR
Soft Maple's Ma Belle Bouclee

UKC Seasoned title HR
Soft Maple's Ma Belle Bouclee

(The Sarona Jacob of Marvadel & Sarona Sam of Marvadel Memorial Field Trophy)
2003 Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty
2001 (co-winner) Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty

Agility Titles AKC
Home of the First Curly AKC NA, OA and AX.
Home of the First curly USDAA AD.

Novice Agility (AKC NA)
Karakul Blazing Autumn
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Fariway's Softmaple Finnheir
Beltane's Bodacious Blue Co-bred

Open Agility (AKC OA)
Karakul Blazing Autumn
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen

Agility Excellent (AKC AX)
Karakul Blazing Autumn

Novice Agility Jumper (AKC NAJ)
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Fairway SoftMaple Finnheir
Softmaple Frolic In The Wind
Beltane's Bodacious Blue Co-bred

Novice Agility Preferred (AKC NAP)
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen

Open Agility Jumper (AKC OAJ)
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen

Open Agility Preferred (AKC OAP)
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen

Open Jumpers With Weaves Preferred (AKC OJP)
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen

Novice FAST (AKC NF)
Softmaple Frolic In The Wind
Fairway's Softmaple Finnheir

USDAA Agility Dog (USDAA AD)
Karakul Blazing Autumn

UKC UAGI
Ptarmigan Huron's Soft Echo co-owned/bred
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Softmaple Frolic In The Wind

UKC UAG2
Softmaple Frolic In The Wind

Agility Dog of Canada (ADC)
Soft Maple Wind on Water
Softcast Sweet Rosemarie

Starters Games Dog of Canada (SGDC)
Softcast Sweet Rosemarie

NADAC Novice Jumpers NJC
Softmaple Frolic In The Wind

NADAC Novice Tunnelers TN-N
Softmaple Frolic In The Wind

NADAC Novice Touch N Go TG-N
Softmaple Frolic In The Wind

NADAC Open level Tunnelers TN-O
Softmaple Frolic In The Wind

NADAC Novice Regular (NAC)
Softmaple Frolic In The Wind

NADAC her Novice Chances title (NCC)
Softmaple Frolic In The Wind

NADAC Open Jumpers (OJC)
Softmaple Frolic In The Wind

Agility Dog of Canada VAADC
Soft Maple Wind on Water

Agility Dog of Canada VMGDC
Soft Maple Wind on Water

CGC AKC Canine Good Citizens
Karakul Blazing Autumn
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Avanti's Best Bet
Avanti SM Fair Trade
Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty
Soft Maple Darcy
Soft Maple Water Works
Fariway's Softmaple Finnheir
Ptarmigan Huron's Soft Echo co-owned/bred
SoftMaple Dese's Int'l D'Lite
SoftMaple N HunterBay NY Wknd
SoftMaple International Fling
SoftMaple's MoonShadow
SoftMaple's Pheasant Dreams
SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
SoftMaple Fairway Explorer
Softmaple Paramount All That
SoftMaple's Comin' To America
SoftMaple's MaBelle Boucle
SoftMaple's American Dreamer
Soft Maple's Beachcomber
Gunflint's Highland Hunter
SoftMaple's Dark Star
Softmaple TransAtlantic Affair
Softmaple Boot Scoot'N Dese

CKC CGN Canine Good Neighbour
Soft Maple Wind on Water

TT - Temperament Test
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty
SoftMaple N HunterBay NY Wknd

TDI, Registered Therapy Dogs
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Avanti SM Fair Trade
Soft Maple Darcy
SoftMaple's American Dreamer

Stability Test (ST)
Karakul Blazing Autumn
Soft Maple's Warrior Princess

Group Placements
Group 1 SoftMaple's Pheasant Dreams
Group 2 SoftMaple's Pheasant Dreams
Group 4 SoftMaple's Pheasant Dreams
Group 1 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 2 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 2 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 2 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 3 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 3 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 3 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 3 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 3 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 3 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 3 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 4 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 4 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 4 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 4 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 4 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 4 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 4 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty
Group 4 SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty

National Specialty BOW
SoftMaple Boyerie Int'l Dateline
SoftMaple's Pheasant Dreams

National Specialty Best in Sweeps
SoftMaple's Dark Star

CCRCA Best in Veteran Sweepstakes
Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty

CCRCA National Specialty JAM
SoftMaple's Pheasant Dreams

ROM
Avanti's Best Bet
Soft Maple Natural Finish
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen
Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty

ROMX
Avanti's Best Bet
Soft Maple Natural Finish

HOF (CCRCA Hall Of Fame)
Soft Maple's O' Dark Thirty
Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen

CAC Finland
SoftMaple Cimramin Journeyman
SoftMaple Cimramin Journeyman
SoftMaple Cimramin Journeyman

CACIB Finland
SoftMaple Cimramin Journeyman

CAC Sweden
SoftMaple Cimramin Journeyman

CAC & CACIB Norway
SoftMaple Cimramin Journeyman



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