Awards

Titles and Acronyms

Am: Possessing Title In America
AX: Agility Excellent
BIS: Best In Show
BISS: Best In Specialty Show
BOB: Best Of Breed
BOS: Best Of Opposite Sex
BOW: Best Of Winners
Can: Possessing Title In Canada
CD: Companion Dog
CDX: Companion Dog Excellent
CERF: Canine Eye Registration Foundation
CGC: Canine Good Citizen
CGN: Canine Good Neighbor (Canadian)
Ch.: Conformation Champion
DD: Draft Dog
DDX: Draft Dog Excellent (Canadian)
Intl: International
MX: Master Agility
NA: Novice Agility
NF: OFA Hips Cleare
OA: Open Agility
OFCA: OFA Cardiac Cleared
OFEL: OFA Elbows Cleared
OTCH: Obedience Trial Champion
ROM: Register Of Merit
RWD: Reserve Winners Dog
RWB: Reserve Winners Bitch
TD: Tracking Dog
TDD: Team Draft Dog
TDI: Therapy Dog International
TDX: Tracking Dog Excellent
TT: Temperament Tested
UD: Utility Dog
UDX: Utility Dog Excellent
VN: Versatile Newfoundland (Ch, CD, WRD, DD)
WB: Winner’s Bitch
WD: Water Dog
WD: Winner’s Dog
WRD: Water Rescue Dog

New Pen Del 2015 Awards 

AKC Breed Championship 

CH Bailey’s Scuba Bear, CGC

“Scuba”

Breeder – Denise Hanson

Owner – Robert J. Tokarz


CH Bluwater’s Black Ty Affair, RN, CGC

“Tyler”

Breeders – Joan Locker-Thuring and Tom Thuring

Owners – Joan Locker-Thuring and Tom Thuring


CH Paragon’s Pouch Cove Carbon Copy

“Mica”

Breeders – Nancy Weaver & Peggy Helming

Owner – Nancy Weaver


CH Paragon’s Pouch Cove Dani’s Boy

“Mason”

Breeders – Nancy Weaver & Peggy Helming

Owner – Nancy Weaver


CH Paragon’s Pouch Cove Renaissance Man

“da Vinci”

Breeders – Nancy Weaver & Peggy Helming

Owner – Nancy Weaver


CH Shadrack’s Double or Nothing

“Brighton”

Breeders – Steve and Jean McAdams

Owners – John O’Neill and Erin Murphy


CH ThreePonds Limited Edition, CGC

“Eddie”

Breeders – Lynne C. Anderson and James Hussey

Owners – Lynne C. Anderson and John Affel


CH Wave Seeker’s the Bodyguard, WD, DD1

“Titan”

Breeder – Outi Lius

Owners – Megan Morgan and Outi Lius


AKC Grand Championship

GCH Shadrack’s Double or Nothing

“Brighton”

Breeders – Steve and Jean McAdams

Owners – John O’Neill and Erin Murphy


AKC Companion Dog (CD)

VN CH Tempest’s Keep the Change Pouch Cove, BN, CD, WD, WRD, DD, ThD

“McKenzie”

Breeders – Dejah T. Petsch and Steven Petsch and Betty   McDonnell

Owners – Peggy Helming and Nancy McKee and Dejah T. Petsch and

Steven Petsch 


AKC Rally Novice (RN)

Bear N Mind’s I Walk the Line, RN, WD,CGC

“Cash”

Breeders – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch

Owners – Barry and Linda Jones, Christine and Dwight Gorsuch


GCH Bear N Mind’s Rock the Boat Baby CD, RN, WD1, TDD

“Roxy”

Breeders – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch

Owners – Donna Campbell and Christine Gorsuch


CH Old Bay Forged In Flames, CGC, RN, WD

“Sampson”

Breeders – Cindy Flowers and Kathy Hamilton

Owners – Karin and Adam Bystol


CH ThreePonds Time and Time Again

“Thyme”

Breeder – Lynne C. Anderson and James Hussey

Owners – Lynne C. Anderson and John Affel


GCH ThreePond’s Zambuca on the Rocks

“Rocky”

Breeder – Linda R. Becker

Owners – John and Ellen Affel


Whisperbay’s Crime Spree, CD, WD, DD, RN, CGC

“Spree”

Breeders – Lisa Allen & David Van Couvering & Kimberly D. Kentopp

Owners – Andrea Ottey & Mary Lou Roberts


AKC Rally Advanced (RA) 

Cypress Bay’s Hayley’s Comet, RA, CGC

“Hayley”

Breeder – Debra Thornton

Owner – Kathy Havran


AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) 

Bear N Mind’s A Whale of a Tale at Bear Harbor, CGC, WD

“Jonah”

Breeder – Susan Tucker

Owners – Andrea and Gary Ottey and Christine Gorsuch


CH ThreePonds Limited Edition, CGC

“Eddie”

Breeders – Lynne C. Anderson and James Hussey

Owners – Lynne C. Anderson and John Affel


AKC Therapy Dog (THD)

CH Keepsake’s Ain’t Misbehavin Lady Ella, CD, RN, THD, WD, CGC, TDI

“Ellie”

Breeders – Jean, Matt, Jessica and Matelyn Cobban

Owner – Kathryn D. Weber


AKC Therapy Dog Excellent (THDX)

Cypress Bay’s Tuck Everlasting, CD, RN, THD, THDX, WD, CGC, TDI

“Tucker”

Breeder – Debra Thornton

Owner – Kathryn D. Weber


NCA Water Dog (WD)

Bear N Mind’s A Whale of a Tale at Bear Harbor, CGC, WD

“Jonah”

Breeder – Susan Tucker

Owners – Andrea and Gary Ottey and Christine Gorsuch


Dawn’s Catch Me If You Can

“Chase”

Breeder – Andrea S. Moyer

Owner – Dawn Hockman


CH Keepsake’s Ain’t Misbehavin Lady Ella, CD, RN, THD, WD, CGC, TDI

“Ellie”

Breeders – Jean, Matt, Jessica and Matelyn Cobban

Owner – Kathryn D. Weber


Raùl Rosario, WD, WRD

“Raùl”

Breeders – Jeff and Patricia Garden

Owners – Zach Rosario and Cathy Wisniewski


NCA Water Rescue Dog (WRD)

Raùl Rosario, WD, WRD

“Raùl”

Breeders – Jeff and Patricia Garden

Owners – Zach Rosario and Cathy Wisniewski


VN CH Tempest’s Keep the Change Pouch Cove, BN, CD, WD, WRD, DD, THD

“McKenzie”

Breeders – Dejah T. Petsch and Steven Petsch and Betty McDonnell

Owners – Peggy Helming and Nancy McKee and Dejah T. Petsch and

Steven Petsch


NCA Draft Dog (DD) 

Bluwater’s Lovely ‘N Sweet Maggie, RN, DD, CGC

“Maggie”

Breeders – Joan Locker-Thuring and Tom Thuring

Owners – Joan Locker-Thuring and Tom Thuring


Living Legends

GCH Bear N Mind’s Liberty’s Legacy, ROM

“Katie”

Breeders – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch

Owners – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch


VN WA CH Cypress Bay’s Nordic Thunder, CDX, GN, WRD3, WRDX, DD1, TDD

“Thor”

Breeder – Debra Thornton

Owners – Andrea and Gary Ottey


Midnite Bay’s Martini Maeve, CD, RA, CGC, TDI

“Maeve”

Breeders – Regina and Michael Schneider

Owners – John O’Neill and Erin Murphy


Versatile Newfoundland (VN) 

VN CH Tempest’s Keep the Change Pouch Cove, BN, CD, WD, WRD, DD

“McKenzie”

Breeders – Dejah T. Petsch and Steven Petsch and Betty McDonnell

Owners – Peggy Helming and Nancy McKee and Dejah T. Petsch and

Steven Petsch


Top Show Dog

GCH Bear N Mind’s Code of Honor, WD1

“Cody”

Breeders – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch

Owners – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch


Top Show Bitch 

Silver MBISS GCH Shadrack’s My Hearts Darling, CGC

“Brönte”

Breeders – Steven and Jean McAdams

Owners – John O’Neill and Erin Murphy


Top Sire in Working 

VN GCH Bear N Mind’s The Guardian, CD, WRD, TDD1, ROM

“Clancy”

Breeders – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch

Owners – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch


Top Dam in Working 

CH Bear N Mind’s American Girl, ROM

“Spirit”

Breeders – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch

Owners – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch


Top Breeder in Working 

Bear N Mind Newfoundlands 

Top Sire in Confirmation 

VN GCH Bear N Mind’s The Guardian, CD, WRD, TDD1, ROM

“Clancy”

Breeders – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch

Owners – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch


Top Dam in Confirmation 

CH Bear N Mind’s American Girl, ROM

“Spirit”

Breeders – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch

Owners – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch


Top Breeder in Confirmation 

Bear N Mind Newfoundlands 

Register of Merit

CH Bear N Mind’s American Girl, ROM

“Spirit”

Breeders – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch

Owners – Christine and Dwight Gorsuch

The New-Pen-Del Newfoundland Club encourages and promotes the purebred Newfoundland dog