National Specialty 2016 – Truro, Nova Scotia

BPIS, MBISS, Multi Group Winner, AKC CKC CFC UKC and BHA CH Alika Tia Three Stooges Curly (Seamus), CGN

Sire: Multi BIS, Multi CH, Sandees Tumbleweed Griffin, CGN
Dam: Multi CH Tumbleweed Athena de Polana
Breeder: Linda Brookes
Owner / Handler: Linda Brookes, Alika Tia Cotons


Coton de Tulear, National Speciality – Truro – Nova Scotia  – Canine Association of Nova Scotia - April 16, 2016

Marie-France Prayal


During the All-Breed Shows organized by the Canine Association of Nova Scotia, April 16 and 17, 2016, the CCTC held its annual specialty.  The show was held under the auspices of the Canine Federation of Canada. 


The judge was Ms Sylvie Desserne, a well-known FCI judge from France.


7 Cotons were registered and Saturday afternoon they were all ready to go in the ring with their owners/handlers.  There were 3 male and 4 females:

  • 3 in the elementary puppy class
  • 1 in the puppy class
  • 1 in the intermediate class
  • 1 in the open class
  • 1 in the champion class


It was Mrs. Joyce Lea-Hanson who had the pleasure to judge our Cotons.


Here are the results:
- Best Elementary Puppy : Alikatia Heritage Mabel – Breeder: Linda Brookes – Owner:  Marie-France Prayal - Handler:  Linda Brooks 

- Best Puppy: Mi Toi’s I didn’t Mean To Make U Want Me @ Shiloh – Breeders:  Luis Ortiz and Carmen Ortiz -  Owner and handler: Kellie Bruce

- Winner Female:  Jade du Domaine de Polana – Breeder, owner:  Marie-France Prayal- Handler:  Linda Brookes

- Best of Breed and Speciality: Alika Tia Three Stooges Curly – Breeder:  Linda Brookes – Owner and handler:  Linda Brookes


After the completion of the show, we gathered for some camaraderie, food, and drink.


All the participants enjoyed being together.  It was a great Specialty and also a great weekend!