April 17, 2015 - At the 2015 USASA National Specialty, Empyrean N CopperRidge's Black Is Beautiful "Ebony" places 3rd in the 12-15 month sweepstakes class under Breeder Judge Kerry Kirtley, and 3rd Place in her regular 12-18 month class under Judge Mr. Allen Odom. Our girl "Presley", Empyrean's Six Alarm Sexy at Copperridge, placed 3rd in the 9-12 month bitch class under Judge Mr. Allen Odom.

April 5, 2015 - CopperRidge's Caught In The Act At Empyrean "Tawney" wins Winners Bitch/Best of Winners at the Saginaw Valley Kennel Club show and GCH CopperRidge's Love And War "Lera" wins Best of Breed under Judge Ms. Joy Brewster, handled by Maria Neff. At the Birmingham Kennel Club show in Columbiana, AL, GCH CopperRidge's Unforgettable "Ella" takes a Group 2 under Judge Mr. Charles Olvis, handled by Phil Booth.

April 4, 2015 - Empyrean's Right Fit At copperRidge "Denim", a Quince x Harper boy, wins Best of Winners for a 4 point major under Judge Mrs. Wendy Willhauck in Birch Run, Michigan, handled by Maria Neff. At the Tuscaloosa Kennel Club show in Columbiana, AL, GCH CopperRidge's Unforgettable "Ella" wins the herding group thanks to Judge Mr. James White, handled by Phil Booth.

April 3, 2015 - At the Birmingham Kennel Club show in Columbiana, AL, GCH CopperRidge's Unforgettable "Ella" takes a Group 3 under Judge Mr. Kenneth Buxton, handled by Phil Booth.

April 2, 2015 - At the Tuscaloosa Kennel Club show in Columbiana, AL, GCH CopperRidge's Unforgettable "Ella" takes a Group 3 under Judge Mrs. Donna Buxton, handled by Phil Booth.

March 22, 2015 - GCH CopperRidge's Unforgettable "Ella" takes a Group 3 at the Paducah Kennel Club show in Jackson, TN thanks to Judge Mr. David Bolus and handler Phil Booth.

March 21, 2015 - GCH CopperRidge's Unforgettable "Ella" takes a Group 4 at the Jackson Tennessee Dog Fanciers Association in Jackson, TN under Judge Mr. William Usherwood and handled by Phil Booth.

March 20, 2015 - GCH CopperRidge's Unforgettable "Ella" takes a Group 2 at the Paducah Kennel Club show in Jackson, TN under Judge Mr. Chales Trotter, handled by Phil Booth.

March 19, 2015 - At the Jackson Tennessee Dog Fanciers Association show in Jackson, TN, GCH CopperRidge's Unforgettable "Ella" wins a Group 3 under Judge Mrs. Patricia Trotter, handled by Phil Booth.

March 13, 2015 - At the Louisville Kennel Club show, Empyrean's Right Fit At CopperRidge "Denim" goes Winners Dog for a 5 point major under Judge Mr. Houston Clark, handled by Maria Neff.

March 8, 2015 - At the Nashville Kennel Club show in Franklin, TN, GCH Copperridge's Unforgettable "Ella" takes a Group 3 under Judge Ms. Linda More, handled by Phil Booth.

March 7, 2015 - At the Tullahoma Kennel Club of Tennessee show in Franklin, TN, GCH CopperRidge's Unforgettable "Ella" takes a Group 2 under Judge Mr. Thomas Nesbitt, handled by Phil Booth.

March 6, 2015 - GCH copperRidge's Unforgettable "Ella" takes a Group 2 under Judge Mr. James Reynolds in Franklin, TN, handled by Phil Booth.

March 5, 2015 - GCH CopperRidge's Unforgettable "Ella" wins the herding group in Franklin, TN under Judge Mr. Robert Slay, handled by Phil Booth.

January 31, 2015 - Today in Atlanta, GA, MBIS MBISS GCH CopperRidge What's Your Dream "Vivian" won Best of Breed & Herding Group Second, CopperRidge's Caught You Looking At Empyrean "Tinder" was Winners Dog/Best of Winners for a 4 point major and CopperRigde's Caught In The Act At Empyrean "Tawney" was Winners Bitch for a 4 point major, judged by Mrs. Paula Hartinger.

January 24, 2015 - At the Greater Gainesville Dog Fanciers Association show in Ocala, FL, GCH CopperRidge's Unforgettable "Ella" takes a Group 2 under Judge Ms. Nancy Bodine, handled by Phil Booth.

January 17, 2015 - At the USASA Specialty in Novi, Michigan, Empyrean's Right Fit at CopperRidge "Denim" goes Winners Dog for a 5 point major under Judge Mr. Houston Clark, handled by Maria Neff.

January 11, 2015 - GCH CopperRidge's Unforgettable "Ella" takes a Group 4 at the Tampa Bay Kennel Club show under Judge Dr. Donald Gill, handled by Phil Booth.

January 3, 2015 - Today at the Rubber City Kennel Club show in Tallmadge, OH, Copperridge's Caught You Looking at Empyrean "Tinder" was Winners Dog and his sister, Copperridge's Caught in the Act at Empyrean "Tawny" was WB/BOW/BOS under Judge Merle Taylor, handled by Maria Neff.

January 2, 2015 - At the Columbiana County Kennel Club show in Tallmadge, OH, Copperridge's Caught You Looking at Empyrean "Tinder" was WD/BOW/BEST OF BREED over 5 specials from the 9-12 class and went on to a GROUP 4! Thank you to breed Judge Dr. Robert Indeglia and group judge Tom Hale, and handler Maria Neff.

December 31, 2014 - Vivian, MBIS MBISS Platinum Grand Champion CopperRidge What's Your Dream, finished the year as the Number 1 Australian Shepherd in All Systems with 22 Group Firsts, 3 Best in Shows and multiple Best in Show Specialties. A huge thank you to her breeders and co-owners Jas Hanigan, John Miller, Sheree Miller, Pam Heintzelman and Jeff Margeson. A huge thank you to Clint Livingston, Brianne Major, Karen Livingston and the rest of the Livingston team for not only showing her at her best, but keeping her so happy. I also want to thank Ewelina Mazurek and Jillayne Karras for being a big part of her journey. A big thank you to Maria Neff who guided Devon, MBISS GCH CopperRidge's Debonair, to 8 Group Firsts, multiple Best in Show Specialties and a top 7 placement in All System rankings. And of course there was Armani who finished the year as the number 1 Xolo All Systems, and the Number 5 Non-Sporting dog in the country with 37 Group Firsts and 9 Best in Shows!!! A huge thank you to his breeders and co-owners J Frank Baylis, Lynda Hylton and Traci Johnson, and to his wonderful handlers Gwen DeMilta and Carissa Shimpeno. Two other of our young Aussies went out to get their feet wet in the breed ring and both won Group Firsts their second weekend out, GCH CopperRidge's Right On Cue "Cue" and GCH CopperRidge's Unforgettable "Ella". Thank you to Bruce and Tara Schultz and Phil Booth respectively. You guys have all made it a very memorable year!

December 13 & 14, 2014 - AKC/EUKANUBA National Championship - Our girl GCH CopperRidge's Right On Cue takes an Award of Excellence and our Xolo, GCH Bayshore's Giorgio Armani won Best of Breed, both handled by Gwen DeMilta.

August 24, 2014 - MBIS BISS Gold GCH Bayshore's Giorgio Armani wins back-to-back Bests in Show this weekend in Middleburg, PA, handled by Carissa Shimpeno.

August 24, 2014 - From the Quincex Harper litter, Empyrean N CopperRidge's Crown Royale "Rosie" went Winners Bitch/Best of Winners for a major today with Alyssa Janiszak.

August 24, 2014 - Empyrean's Bullseye At CopperRidge "Archer" is now an AKC Champion, going Winners Dog, Best of Winners and Best of Breed over our Vivian to finish! His littermate sister "Bria" Empyrean N CopperRidge's Queen B, was Winners Bitch today.

June 28, 2014 - GCH CopperRidge's Debonair CD RA "Devon" won Best of Breed & Group Third today in Ohio at Lima Kennel Club show under breed Judge Mr. David Kirkland and group Judge Mr. Jack Ireland, handled by Maria Neff.

June 20, 2014 - Empyrean's Perfecting The Odds At CopperRidge "Asher" wins Best of Winners/Best of Opposite Sex at the Shawangunk Kennel Club show, judged by Mr. Ralph (Sonny) Ambrosio and handled by Gwen DeMilta.

June 19, 2014 - At the Wallkill Kennel Club show, Empyrean's Perfecting The Odds At CopperRidge "Asher" goes Best of Winners/Best of Opposite Sex under Judge Mr. Nathaniel Horn, handled by Gwen DeMilta.

June 15, 2014 - At the Grand Traverse Kennel Club show, GCH CopperRidge's Debonair CD RA "Devon" wins Best of Breed & Group Third under breed Judge Mr. Roger Hartinger and group Judge Mr. Martin Doherty, handled by Maria Neff.

June 14, 2014 - In Michigan at the Grand Traverse Kennel Club show, GCH CopperRidge's Debonair CD RA "Devon" wins Best of Breed & Group Two under breed Judge Mr. Martin Doherty and group Judge Mrs. Paula Hartinger, handled by Maria Neff.

June 13, 2014 - At the Grand Traverse Kennel Club show, GCH CopperRidge's Debonair CD RA "Devon" wins Best of Breed and a Group First under breed Judge Mrs. Paula Hartinger and group Judge Mr. Roger Hartinger, handled by Maria Neff.

June 8, 2014 - In Michigan at the Mount Pleasant Kennel Club show, GCH CopperRidge's Debonair CD RA "Devon" won Best of Breed under Judge Mr. James Frederiksen and a Group Third under Judge Mrs. Keke Kahn, handled by Maria Neff.

June 7, 2014 - Empyrean's Perfecting The Odds At CopperRidge "Asher" goes Winners Dog/Best of Winners/Best of Opposite Sex/Best Puppy at the Greenwich Kennel Club show, handled by Gwen DeMilta and judged by Mr. David Kirkland.

June 6, 2014 - At the Midland Michigan Kennel Club show, CopperRidge's N Lil Creek's All Eyes On Me "Looker" finished his AKC Championship in style, going Best of Breed over our two specials, "Devon" and "Lera", and then went onto win a Group Two. Thanks to handler Maria Neff and Judge Col. Joe Purkhiser for recognizing this special young dog.

May 31, 2014 - Empyrean's Perfecting The Odds At CopperRidge "Asher" goes Winners Dog under Judge Mrs. Cathy Daughtery at the Huntingdon Valley Kennel Club show, handled by Gwen DeMilta.

May 31, 2014 - Today at Toldeo Kennel Club's show, CopperRidge's N Lil Creek's All Eyes On Me "Looker" was Winners Dog and GCH CopperRidge's Debonair "Devon" won Best of Breed, handled by Maria Neff and judged by Mrs. Elaine Whitney.

May 22, 2014 - At the Pontiac Kennel Club show in Michigan, CopperRidge's N Lil Creek's All Eyes On Me "Looker" was Winners Dog/Best of Winners for a 4 point major, and GCH CopperRidge's Debonair won Best of Breed and a Group Two, handled by Maria Neff. Thank you to Judge Mr. David Kirkland.

May 17, 2014 - At the Durango Kennel Club show, Gold GCH CopperRiddge What's Your Dream "Vivian" wins a Group First under Judge Mr. Roger Hartinger, and another BEST IN SHOW under Judge Mrs. Paula Hartinger, handled by Clint Livingston and assisted by Ewelina Mazurek.

May 16, 2014 - Gold GCH CopperRidge What's Your Dream "Vivian" wins Best of Breed and a Group First today under Judge Mrs. Paula Hartinger at the Durango Kennel Club show in Cortez, CO, handled by Clint Livingston.

April 27, 2014 - Today at the Baytown Kennel Club show in Crosby, TX, GCH CopperRidge What's Your Dream "Vivian" wins the Herding Group, handled by Clint Livingston. Thank you to Judge Mr. Fred Bassett.

April 26, 2014 - Today at the Baytown Kennel Club show in Crosby, TX, GCH CopperRidge What's Your Dream "Vivian" wins BEST IN SHOW handled by Clint Livingston. Thank you to Best in Show Judge Mrs. Alane Gomez and Herding Group Judge Mrs. Judith Brown.

April 26, 2014 - At the Heart of Iowa Kennel Club show in Marshalltown, Iowa, Rosie, Empyrean N CopperRidge's Crown Royale was Winners Bitch and Best of Breed over specials for another two points, and then went onto win a Group 4 under Judge Mr. Carl Liepmann, from the 6-9 class!

April 26, 2014 - In Eaton, Ohio at the Fort St. Clair Kennel Club show, MBISS MRBIS Silver GCH CopperRidge's Debonair CD RA CGC "Devon" won Best of Breed, judged by Mr. Houston Clark and handled by Maria Neff.

April 13, 2014 - In Crown Point, Indiana, Empyrean N CopperRidge's Crown Royale "Rosie" was WB/BOW for two more points, handled by Kara Janiszak.

April 12, 2014 - At the Crown Point, Indiana show, Empyrean N CopperRidge's Crown Royale "Rosie" was BOW/BOS for her first 2 points, judged by Dorothy Christiansen and presented by Kara Janiszak.

April 11, 2014 - Today in Perry, GA, Cue is now AKC CHAMPION CopperRidge's Right On Cue! She went WB/BOW/BOS over multiple specials for her last major at 17 months. Devon took Breed and went onto win a Group 4th, handled by Maria Neff.

April 7, 2014 - ASC of Mid America ASCA Show - Cue, CopperRidge's Right on Cue was Winners Bitch under Lindy Patrick and Winners Bitch again under Tina Lass! Bambi, Empyrean N CopperRidge's Girl Talk picked up a Reserve Winners Bitch under AKC judge, Gayle Garven. MBISS MRBIS Silver GCH CopperRidge's Debonair CD RA CGC Devon was Best of Breed under Lindy Patrick and Tina Lass, handled by Maria Neff.

April 4, 2014 - USASA National Specialty - A huge thank you to their handlers Clint Livingston, Maria Neff, Alyssa Janiszak, Gwen DeMilta, and Jillayne Karras for doing each dog justice.

MBISS Gold GCH CopperRidge What's Your Dream "Vivian" took Select Bitch in a massive BOB line up, handled by Clint Livingston.

Empyrean's Bullseye at CopperRidge "Archer", won the huge 6-9 dog class, handled by Maria Neff.

• His littermate Denim, Empyrean's Right Fit at CopperRidge, was 2nd in the 6-9 class, handled by Jillayne Karras.

• Their littermate sister Rosie, Empyrean n CopperRidge's Crown Royale, won the massive 6-9 bitch class, handled by Alyssa Janiszak.

• Their other littermate sister Cherise, Empyrean's First Lady of CopperRidge, was Select Award of Merit in Futurity 90+ pup line up, handled by John Miller.

• Cue, CopperRidge's Right On Cue, won the 15-18 Sweeps class and was 2nd in the big 12-18 class, handled by Maria Neff.

• Declan, CopperRidge's Grand Slam, was 3rd in a huge 12-18 class, handled by Maria Neff.

• Harper, Lera, Devon, and Plum all made cuts in breed.

 
 
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