Montana

Registered Name:
Ch. Snowshoe's Escape to Big Sky, OS, SDHF, BIS, BISS
Call Name:Montana
Date of Birth:07.11.1999
DAM:Ch. Goldsmith's California Sunshine
SIRE:Ch. Gangway's Sweeter than Whine, OS, SDHF
Clearances:
Hips:GR-73386G35M-PI
Heart:GR-CA4769/33M/S-PI
Eyes:GR-23882N (01,02,03,04,05,07)

Date of CH. Status:02.18.2001
Pedigree

Montana, our winningest conformation dog to date. Montana was #1 golden in both 2002 and 2003, until the very end of each year, when that title was overtaken by a small margin. He won the coveted title of BREED winner at the Westminster Kennel Club in February of 2003.

Montana's show career includes;
7 BEST IN SHOW wins!  Those wins began with 185 All Breed Wins, 134 Group placements (57 Group 1's, 29 Group 2's, 36 Group 3's and 12 Group 4's)  In addition to his All Breed wins, he won 7 Best in Specialty Shows.

He obtained his Outstanding Sire status with the following 'get:'
Ch. Snowshoe's Heartbreak Hotel                                X Snowshoe's Movin to the Beat
Ch. Snowshoe's Wyoming Hearthrob                            X Snowshoe's Movin to the Beat
Ch. Snowshoe's Best Kept Secret                                 X Ch. Snowshoe's High Society, OD, SDHF, BIS, BISS
Ch. Snowshoe's Sunday Best                                      X Ch. Snowshoe's High Society, OD, SDHF, BIS, BISS
Ch. Snowshoe's Greatest Show on Earth                       X Ch. Snowshoe's All American Girl, OD

Our 'special boy' left us unexpectedly on November 8, 2009.  He was outside performing his 'happy dance' on Saturday morning, and gone by Sunday morning, due to that wretched disease, Hemangiosarcoma.  To the 'Mo Man or Tana Man,' we miss you more than you'll ever know!  Love, Sue and Gail

***Frozen semen still available for breeding.