USDAA News Nips

USDAA News Nip

Congratulations to the winners of the 2011 Cynosport World Games, USDAAs annual national and international event. Full results are available at, but here are the first place winners and some other honorees:

Performance Grand Prix

8″ Shelley Permann and Letti (Cardigan Welsh Corgi)

12″ Laura Dolan and Race (Shetland Sheepdog)

16″ Denise Thomas and Cressa (Border Collie)

22″ Marie McLinn and Tilt (Belgian Tevuren)

Grand Prix of Dog Agility

12″ Dana Pike and Tangle (All-American)

16″ Ashley Deacon and Luka (Pyrenean Shepherd)

22″ Lisa Kucharski and Finesse (Australian Shepherd)

26″ Terry Smorch and Presto (Border Collie)

Performance Speed Jumping

8″ Janelle Julyan and Eve (Pembroke Welsh Corgi)

12″ Laura Dolan and Race (Shetland Sheepdog)

16″ Rosanne DeMascio and Kiba (Border Collie)

22″ Ann Koenig and Josh (Border Collie)

$10,000 Steeplechase of Dog Agility

12″ Daneen Fox and Masher (Papillon)

16″ Jen Pinder and Taser (All-American)

22″ Stacy Peardot-Goudy and Wally (Border Collie)

26″ Desiree Snellman and Pace (Border Collie)

Performance Versatility Pairs

Naturally Caffeinated

Rosanne DeMascio and Kiba (Border Collie)

Kate Moureaux and Driven (Border Collie)

Dog Agility Masters Team

Game On!

Sonya Anderson and Jaxan (Border Collie)

Stacy Peardot-Goudy and Maze (Border Collie)

Desiree Snelleman and Stinger (Border Collie)

Veterans Showcase Participants (Made up of the top three dogs in each height in the Veterans All Around competition. Veterans had to be nine years old to enter and had to have run in a tournament in a previous Cynosport/USDAA Nationals)


Tim Verrelli and Cleopatra (Scottish Terrier)


Tracy Sklenar and Rebound (Rat Terrier)

Jan Padgett and Rhymer (Shetland Sheepdog)

Beth Martin and Cueball (Jack Russell Terrier


Sally Josselyn and Ally (Australian Shepherd)

Kelly Brauneck and Whiskey (All-American)

Kate Moureaux and Quick (Border Collie)


Sonya Davis and Tsunami (German Shepherd Dog)

Jeremy Gerhard and Wyatt (Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever)

Laura Harper and Callie (All-American)

Junior Handler Spotlight

Emily Bright