V-1 CH OAKVIEWS
GAMBOL VOM ESMOND CDX,
BH, Can CD, AGI,
ADC, JDC, SKC CD, U-CD,
TT, CGC, TDI MRC Hall of Fame, ARC Versatility dog,
Dam, NRC Working Excellence
Award, UKC Total Dog
OFA ELBOWS DJDI Bilateral, OFA CARDIAC, OFA PATELLA, CERF, THYROID
1995 - December 21, 2007
intransitive verb: To dance and skip about in play; to frolic.
skipping or leaping about in frolic.
WHAT ELSE CAN I
SAY? GAMBOL OWNS MY TOTAL RESPECT AND ADMIRATION.
SHE WAS A ONCE
IN A LIFETIME FRIEND AND PARTNER.
relationship started out like this:
met me at a dog show and told me she had the perfect pup for me.
I laughed and
said that I didn't need a new pup. At the time, I had two 9
month old pups from my A litter.
okay and went home. She arrived at the show the next day and
handed me this picture...
home with a feeble "if she doesn't work out, I'm bringing her back!"
The rest, as
they say, is history.
AKC, UKC, CKC, AAC, NADAC and USDAA trials, Gambol has excelled in each.
To date, Gambol
has competed in 98 agility trials and has qualified in 77 of them,
agility titles between the six organizations.
GAMBOL was an
American Rottweiler Club Top Ten Agility dog in 1999 & 2003.
It has been
confirmed!!! Gambol is the only BIS/Ch/ATCh, in any breed, in the
history of the UKC!
her CKC Championship in style.
She is shown
here going Winners Bitch during the 1999 Woodstock specialty cluster
favorite friend and handler, Julia Foster
GAMBOL is an
all-breed best in show winner in both the
Kennel Club and the United Kennel Club.
GAMBOL is also
AKC pointed, earning 6 points, owner handled.
I never made a
sincere effort to finish her...we were just too busy.
Do I regret
it? Not at all. The fun we had was worth more than any Championship!
GAMBOL also has
been successful in the obedience ring and is shown
earning her AKC
Companion Dog Excellent title at the 1998 MRC Specialty.
completed her AKC, CKC, UKC and SKC Companion Dog titles without
ever failing a
trial. She received many nice placements along the way.
19 of her own kids,
plus nursed and
reared two litters for other bitches.
Gambol is shown
above with her young son, Esmonds Last Chance.
THANK YOU TO
GAMBOL'S TITLED KIDS FOR MAKING HER AN ARC GOLD PRODUCING DAM!!!
Am/Can Ch, UKC Ch/AChX Esmonds Golden Opportunity RAE2, NA, NAJ,
AXP, MJP, NF, Ag.N, Ag.IJ, O-NAC, S-NJC, O-TN.N, NGC, TG.N, TT, HIC,
Am Ch/CT, Can Ch/OTCh Esmonds Gone with the Wind UD, RE, HT, PT,
HTD1s, BH, U-CDX, TT, HIC, CGC, VX
Go For Broke CD, CGC
Esmonds Helluva Chance CD
Multi BOSS Am/Can/UKC Ch Esmonds Iza One and Only Am/Can CDX, RE, Am
TDX, Can TD, SchH3, FH2, IPO3, BST, AD, BH, TT, CGC, VX
Loping Thru The Mud Am/Can CDX, Am RE, Can RA, Am TD, Can TDX, OA,
OAJ, Ag.NJ, CGN (VCD2)
Chance CD, RE, TT, CGC, TDI
Gambol has accomplished the following:
04/96 AKC Canine Good Citizen Certificate (CGC)
06/96 Best in Match - Badger State Rottweiler Fanciers
06/96 ARC Region II specialty - 4th place 9-12 sweeps
08/96 VVN-1 Landesgruppe Chicago 9-12 class
08/96 Northstar Rottweiler Club specialty - 3rd place
11/96 World Wide Kennel Club - Earned Ch and BIS the day
before she turned 1 year
01/97 AKC Companion Dog title (CD)
04/97 UKC Champion title and All Breed Best in Show
06/97 SG-1 Landesgruppe Chicago 18-24 class
09/97 AHBA Herding Instinct Certificate (HIC)
10/97 American Temperament Test Society (TT) title
11/97 United Schutzhund Club of America Begleithund
05/98 V-1 Landesgruppe Chicago
06/98 AKC Novice Agility title (NA)
07/98 AKC Novice Jumpers title (NAJ)
07/98 Canadian Kennel Club Companion Dog (Can CD) title
08/98 WB/BOS Marshfield Kennel Club both days
09/98 WB/BOS Manitowoc County Kennel Club
09/98 WB/BOS Wi Rapids Kennel Club both days
10/98 AKC Companion Dog Excellent Title (CDX)
11/98 NADAC Novice Agility Certificate (NAC)
11/98 NADAC Novice Jumpers Certificate (NJC)
11/98 UKC Agility I title (U-AGI)
11/98 UKC Agility II title (U-AGII)
03/99 Seminole Rottweiler Club specialty 2nd place open bitch
04/99 UKC Companion Dog title (U-CD)
05/99 WB Illinois Capitol Kennel Club
06/99 USDAA Agility Dog (AD) title earned
07/99 Canadian Kennel Club Championship - all points
earned in one week
07/99 AKC Open Agility title (OA) and ARC Top Ten Open
10/99 Therapy Dog International (TDI) certification
12/99 AKC Open Jumpers title (OAJ)
03/00 States Kennel Club (SKC) Companion Dog title
01/01 UKC Agility Champion (ATCh) All 100 points
earned in just two months!
01/01 Gambol qualifies for the MRC Hall of Fame and the
ARC Versatility Dog titles (V)
05/01 Canadian Kennel Club Novice Agility title (AGN)
and an all-breed agility High in Trial
07/01 Agility Association of Canada Jumpers title (JDC)
with all first placements
08/01 Agility Association of Canada Agility Dog (ADC)
with two firsts and 1 second placement
01/02 Gambol is awarded the NRC Hall of Fame and Working
Dog Excellent Awards
07/02 CKC Agility Intermediate (AGI) Title earned in
three trials with placements for each leg!
09/02 CKC Canine Good Neighbor Certification (CGN) earned.
11/02 Gambol becomes eligible for the ARC Bronze
Producing Dam award!!!
08/03 AKC Novice Agility Preferred title (NAP) &
Preferred Jumpers title (NJP)
10/03 AKC Open Agility Preferred title (OAP) & Open
Jumpers Preferred title (OJP)
03/03 Gambol becomes eligible for the ARC Silver Producing Dam award!!!
05/05 Gambol becomes eligible for the ARC Gold Producing Dam award!!!!!
05/06 AKC Rally Novice Title
05/06 AKC Rally Advanced Title
(ok walking ;-) agility at age 8.
goes High in Trial (Preferred)
at the 2003 MRC Agility Trial
eight years of age!!! She also made the 2003 ARC Top Ten!!!
you to Tammy Ausloos for running her!
thanks to Don and Pearl Thompson (Oakview) and Darline Collins
(Coldar Rottweilers) for producing this once in a
and for being there for me throughout Gambol's life.
Thank you also
for your support and guidance as I began
program. Without you, Elke and Chance, we would not have the
wonderful dogs that we do now.
I am forever indebted...
you for teaching me what it means to be a breeder....from Darline's
dedication to making sure that this puppy went to the right home to
Pearl's honesty and caring, to Don's unwavering love for every dog
he's produced...I hope I can live up to the example that each of you
has set for me.
very happy 8 year old Gambol
with her breeder, Don Thompson.
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Cassie Jackman, at 8 1/2 and 14 years of age.
Gambol at age
ten, keeping in shape via her rigorous swimming
here to view the Video!
Gambol at 10
enjoying her retirement.
to dinner with Jen Young and Tammy Ausloos at age 11 1/2.
Gambol at age