Best in National Specialty Winners

The Great Dane Club of Canada has a longstanding tradition of holding annual National Specialty Shows. From it’s inception and first show in 1965, to the current day, each of these beautiful Best of Breed winning dogs forms a part of Canadian Great Dane history. We are proud to showcase these winners, each is a wonderful representative of the breed.

2023

GChB LiveSky’s After Party In Vegas RA VA ATD

Breeders: Olivia & Skyler Hudson

Owner: Skylar Edmonds, Olivia Hudson

2022

Ch Dantrydanes He’s Blacklisted

Breeders: Danielle Yule

Owner: Danielle Yule & Jacqueline Faubert

2021

Am Can Ch. Journey’s N Vegas Debonaire

Breeders: Heather Sturdevant; Kim McClure; Karen Henderson

Owner: Shelby Cooper

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2020

Specialty cancelled due to COVID-19.

2019

GCh Nasdane’s The Wait Is Over

Owners: Georgina & Eleanor Abbott

2018

BOSS BPISS Am Bronze GCh Can GCh ValbyDane DesignACaptureMoment AOMBreeder:  Peggy Mignon & Katie Chappelle

Owners: Mike & Sharon Rockett & Peggy Mignon

2017

AM GCh Can GCh Neet’s California Baby

Breeder:  Cynthia and John Neet and Sarah Hughes

Owners: Eric Timmons, Patrick De La Grange, Cynthia & John Neet and Sarah Hughes

2016

Dantrydanes Dory Found Nemo

Breeder/Owner: Danielle Yule

2015

Ch Laurado’s Unchained Melody

Breeder: Katie Edwards

Owner: Katie Edwards

2014

Am Can Ch Kemac N Leinenstones SumR Shandy

Breeders: Kymm Cowley, Jeff Mead

Owners: Renee Russo, Lori A. Spicer

2013

Am Can Ch Burke’s Pinocchio of BNV, CGN

Breeders: Clair & Daniel Burke

Owners: Brenda & Nick Vanderlinden

2012

Am Can Ch Laurado’s Dragonfly

Breeders: Katie Edwards, Shannon Edwards

Owner: Katie Edwards, Shannon & Rachel Edwards

2011

Am Can Ch Strider N Leinenstones Katalea

Breeders: Glen & Kelly Tait

Owners: Renee Russo, Lori Spicer, Glen & Kelly Tait

2010

Am Can Ch CaMe California Dream

Breeder/Owner/Handler: Isabelle Messier

2009

Am Can Ch Strider N Leinenstones Katalea

Breeders: Glen & Kelly Tait

Owners: Renee Russo, Lori Spicer, Glen & Kelly Tait

2008

Can Ch Striders Miss Kitty Fantastico

Breeder/Owner/Handler: Glen & Kelly Tait, Strider Perm. Reg’d

2007

Dantrydanes Itzy Bitzy Magic

Breeder: Danielle Yule

2006

Am Can Ch Adonis’ Emerging Perfection

Breeders/Owners: Cynthia Powell, Adonis Reg’d

2005Am Can Ch Striders Silken Fantasy

Breeder/Owner/Handler: Glen & Kelly Tait, Strider Perm. Reg’d

2004Am Can Ch Whisperhills Tuff E Nuff

Breeder/Owner: Donna Conod, Whiperhill Perm. Reg’d

2003Can Ch Rockingdane’s Lonestar

Breeder/Owner/Handler: Sonia Bernett, Rockingdane Perm. Reg’d

2002Am Can Ch Striders Macho Uno

Breeder/Owners: Glen & Kelly Tait, Strider Perm. Reg’d

2001Am Can Ch Standbyme’s Believe In Magic

Breeders: Scott Johnson, D & K Sylvester

Owners: Scott & Helen Johnson, Dave Silvester

2000Can Ch Rockingdane’s LandCruiser

Breeder/Owner/Handler: Sonia Bernett, Rockingdane Perm. Reg’d

1999Am Can Ch Standbyme’s Believe In Magic

Breeders: Scott Johnson, D & K Sylvester

Owners: Scott & Helen Johnson, Dave Silvester

1998Am Can Ch Paquestone Zaniri G’Nite Graci

Breeder: Raymond R. Goldstone, Paquestone Perm. Reg’d

Owners: Laureen & Joanne Kinney, Raymond R. Goldston

1997Am Can Ch Striders KC Khan V Drogheda

Breeder: Julia Huffstetter Kerr

Owners: Glen & Kelly Tait, Strider Perm. Reg’d

1996Am Can Ch Striders KC Khan V Drogheda

Breeder:  Julia Huffstetter Kerr

Owners: Glen & Kelly Tait, Strider Perm. Reg’d

1995Am Can Ch Striders KC Khan V Drogheda

Breeder:  Julia Huffstetter Kerr

Owners: Glen & Kelly Tait, Strider Perm. Reg’d

1994Can Ch Cockatrice’s Kodiak

Breeder: Carolina Cameron, Cockatrice Reg’d

Owners: Carolina Cameron, Renate Crews

1993Am Can Ch Striders Kokomo Khan

Breeders/Owners: Glen & Kelly Tait, Strider Perm. Reg’d

 
1992Can Ch Striders Kayla Khan

Breeders: Glen & Kelly Tait, Strider Perm. Reg’d

Owner: Brenda Denomme

1991Can Ch Boss’s First Son Joshua

Breeder: Pay Payjack

Owner: Ruth Dalton

1990Can Ch Boss’s First Son Joshua

Breeder: Pay Payjack

Owner: Ruth Dalton

1989Can Ch Boss’s First Son Joshua

Breeder: Pay Payjack

Owner: Ruth Dalton

1988Am Ch Burke’s Machine Gun Kelly SDS No Picture Available
1987Can Ch Cilka’s Sky’s The Limit No Picture Available
1986Can Ch Cilkas Erlich Syn Otlyky

Breeder/Owner: Irena Kucera, Cilka Reg’d

1985Can Ch Admiral’s Pride No Picture Available
1984Can Am Ch Questar Vladez of Sheboane No Picture Available
1983Ch Amberly Acres Bathsheba No Picture Available
1982Ch Shotfire’s Gieno Georgette No Picture Available
1981Ch Delmanor’s Johann No Picture Available
1980Ch Zingara’s Zsultan Khyan No Picture Available
1979Ch Zingara’s Pharoh No Picture Available
1978Ch Dane Acre’s Bold Bandit No Picture Available
1977Can Am Ch Dinro’s Diplomat No Picture Available
1976Can Am Ch Dinro’s Diplomat No Picture Available
1975Ch Dancer’s Nuryev of Alandayn No Picture Available
1974Can Am Ch Danelagh’s Zari No Picture Available
1973Can Am Ch Davos Baroness Zareba No Picture Available
1972Can Am Ch Davos Baroness Zareba No Picture Available
1971Lady Zsa Zsa of Hildydane No Picture Available
1970Ch Zolla Von Zordane No Picture Available
1969Can Am Ch Davos Zarina of Dukav No Picture Available
1968Ch Kick Off Of Marydane No Picture Available
1967Drexels Paladin No Picture Available
1966Am Ch Honey Hollow Cameo Caprice No Picture Available
1965Southgate Yesca No Picture Available