Project Description

Call Name: Rima
Full Name: CH Topsfield-Lebrera Nursery Rhyme of Sanchu BN RI SWN CGC
Pedigree: CH Topsfield Bumper Cars CD ROM x Cloverhill Penny Arcade of Topsfield Sanchu
Date of Birth: 16-Aug-2016

Rima is an amazing, hard-working and driven competition dog.  She would work every day of the week it I had to time to train her.  Extremely intelligent and motivated by work, puzzles and food, the sky is the limit for this little girl’s competition career.

Career highlights to date:

  • Conformation:
    • Reserve Winners Bitch for 3 point major at the 2017 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty Show at 13 months old (handled by Candy Carswell) under breeder-judge Brian Pechtold.
    • Winners Bitch for a 5-point major at the Pilgrim Basset Hound Club 2018 Annual Specialty Show under breeder-judge Carol Makowski.
    • Winners Bitch/Best of Winners for a 4-point major under breeder-judge Jamie Hubbard.
  • Scent Work / Nose Work:
    • Earned Novice titles in all 4 AKC Scent Work elements, with multiple placements and one High Novice In Trial at the 2019 National Beagle Club trials.
    • Now holds the Scent Work Novice title and is working on her Scent Work Novice Elite titles.
    • Earned the NACSW Odor Recognition Test (ORT) title in December 2019 with passes on all three target odors:  birch, anise and clove.
    • Currently training for AKC Advanced and NACSW NW1 tests this spring.
  • Hunting Performance Test:
    • Earned one Solo and one Brace qualifying score in BHCA HPT competition offered by Capital District and Pilgrim Basset Hound Clubs in 2019.
  • Rally:
    • Perfect scores in all-breed Novice B classes for first place in large entry trials.
    • First place in all-breed Intermediate classes in large entry trials.
    • First place in basset hound specialty Advanced A classes at 2019 Basset Hound Club of America trials.
    • Qualified for the 2020 AKC Rally Nationals in the Intermediate Class.
  • Obedience
    • Two qualifying scores of 195 and 198.5 in AKC Beginner Novice B classes at the 2019 Basset Hound Club of America specialty trials for first place
    • Qualifying score of 194.5 and lost a run-off for 4th place out of a class of 20 at the South Windsor Kennel Club all-breed trial in November 2019.
    • Two qualifying scores of 187.5 and 195.5 in CDSP Starter Novice classes.
    • No NQ’s (yet) at any level of competition
  • Agility
    • Qualifying score in Novice Standard Agility (preferred classes).
    • Agility training currently on hold while we focus on other competition areas.