One week late- week 4 photos….

| November 9, 2014

Rico x Mira Puppies are two weeks old!

| October 19, 2014

Here are week two photos of the Rico x Mira puppies. What sweet little piglets they are!  

Week One Photos of Rico x Mira puppies!

| October 12, 2014

The Rico x Mira kids turned a week old and here are the photos! Click on the photo to see larger images.  

Litter Announcement! Rico x Mira Puppies are here!!!!

| October 6, 2014


2014 Samoyed Club of America National Specialty

| October 1, 2014

Rico kids and grandkids have made us proud! With multiple puppies from all 5 of Rico’s litters we had an incredible time at the Samoyed Club of America National Specialty 2014!!! Rico hasn’t been bred a ton, but apparently he produces consistent quality in the litters he has produced. There are so many placements that they […]

Happy Fourth of July!

| July 4, 2014

Suck it up, and work with your dog :) Its more fun than complaining, I promise.

| March 31, 2014

You know, back in the day before everyone was complaining about handlers doing all of the winning, we used to just put our ears to the ground, shut up, learned, studied, and practiced to be better handlers. Maybe its just the old Junior Handler in me that pitted my handling ability against others. Instead of […]

Struggling with the Concept of Animal Rights

| February 25, 2014

A thought occurred to me while I was arguing with someone regarding the damage of Blackfish in regards to our fight for the right to have and breed animals.  (Really this post has nothing to do with marine mammals. I’m a dog person and have no real knowledge about marine mammal care. So if you […]

Learning to Show in Conformation. Why is it important, and why should I have to?

| March 7, 2013

Here at ArticCross Julie and Drea are known as pretty spiffy handlers. We are people who know the craft. But why do we know it? Well, here is the best explanation I can give you: Showing a dog is a partnership. It is not just “having a good dog”, which you certainly should need to […]

New puppies at ArticCross!

| February 11, 2013

ArticCross Samoyeds announces the arrival of a new litter! Rico (GRCH Hawkwind’s ArticCross Emerald) was bred to Astrid (Chatanika’s White Oleander). Rico x Astrid Puppy Pedigree There are a total of five puppies, three boys and two girls! Born on February 9th 2013! This breeding will combine beauty, stunning movement, intelligence and working drive. We are so […]