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Janette O'Shaughnessy

Sinfire is Winners Bitch at the USASA Specialty

Sinfire takes a 5 pt. major Thornapple Cinnamon Fireball All Breed Show  Michigan Winter Dog Classic  Congratulations Terria Hall Mortensen on Best Of Winners at the USASA Specialty yesterday with Thornapple Cinnamon Fireball   Thank you Judge Prof Douglas C Taylor  Sinfire is co-owned/handled/loved by Terria.  Breeders: Ellen Brandenburg * Amy Garrison * Jayne Holligan UK

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Janette O'Shaughnessy

Izzy takes Winners Bitch at Westminster

Izzy & Victoria Davidson Thornapple Two Hearted River We couldn’t be happier for Tanya Zimmerman, co-owner of Izzy. Izzy looked phenomenal for the cameras and Vikki showed her to Winners Bitch. What an achievement for Team Thornapple!

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latoya at Westminster
Janette O'Shaughnessy

Latoya wins Award of Merit at Westminster

it’s an Award of Merit for Latoya and Shayna at Westminster 2019! Congratulations! We are so proud of both of you! GCh Thornapple Shoop Shoop Ba-Boop and Shayna Garrison took an Award of Merit at Westminster 2019. Latoya is an outstanding black-tri bitch bred here in Michigan by Thornapple Australian Shepherds. She is owned by

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Ellen S. Brandenburg * Amy J. Garrison
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Amy Garrison pictured with litter mate brothers,
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