CH UCH VLX Basira Von Alpensee CGCA TDIA LTA THD TKP RM RL1 RO1 BN CD ACT2 TD TDU FDC

Sira was inducted into the Leonberger Club of America Hall of Fame under Versatility in December 2019.

In Conformation

Northeast Regional LCA formatted show – March 2013 – Winners Bitch under Mrs. Sandra Walker 15 months
Best of Winners (BOW) at AKC show May 2013 (2 points) Mrs. Thora P. Brown 17 months
Best in UKC Match – Saco, Maine under Beth Phillips-Collins September 2013 20 months
Best of Breed – Union, Maine under Judy Harrington August 2013 19 months
Reserve Winners Bitch – Matamoras, PA – NRLC Regional under Marjorie Motorella October 2013 21 months
BOS under Mr. Warner Cespedes; WB under Elliot More (both majors) Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2013 22 months
Wlimington, MA – Cluster (2 shows) Reserve Winners Bitch under under Annella Cooper; BOS under Andrew Ritter Jan 17-18, 2014 2yr 1 mo
Green Mountain Leos – National Specialty 2014 Open Class 1st, 2nd 3rd;Excellent rating from Daniela Pavlovska April, 2014 2yr 4 mo
Saco, ME – Cluster June 2014 2yr 6 mo Reserve Winners Bitch under under Paula Hartinger; BOW, BOS under Keke Kahn
Springfield, MA – Cluster NEW CHAMPION Winners Bitch / Best of Opposite under under James E Tayler; WB, BOW under Mrs. Sulie Greendale-Paveza Dec 2014 2yr 11 mo
Boxborough, MA – NRLC Regional LCA format specialty Best of Opposite under Mary Decher (LCA founder) March 2015 3yr 3 mo
Scarborough, ME – Casco Bay at Wassamki Springs Best of Opposite under Virginia Jordan May 2015 3 yrs 5 mo

In the UKC ring
Augusta, ME – Acadian Shepherd Shows – July 2014 and 2015 shows Best of Breed across the board – Finished her Championship
TOP LEONBERGER IN THE UKC 2015
Best of Breed – Group 1 – September 2016 United Dog Sports of Northern NE

In Obedience

AKC
1st leg and 1st place Beginner Novice under Gregory Feathers – Cumberland, ME Chickadee Classic – 6/20/2015
2nd leg under Sandra Walker – Union, ME Central Maine Kennel Club – 9/3/2015
3rd leg – 1st place – BN title (Beginner Novice) – Union, ME Mid Coast Kennel Club – 9/3/2015
BN Title

1st leg and 3rd place Novice (CD) under Russell Hornfisher – Topsham, ME Casco Bay KC – 4/16/2016
2nd leg and 1st place Novice (CD) under Marilou McCloskey – Cumberland, ME Lewiston-Auburn KC – 6/24/2016
3rd leg – 1st place Novice CD title (Companion Dog) under Teresa Walker – Topsham, ME MidCoast Kennel Club – 4/15/2017 – watch a run here
CD Title

1st leg and 2nd place Preferred Open (CDX) under Teresa Walker – Topsham, Me MidCoast Kennel Club – 4/16/2017
2nd leg and 1st place Preferred Open (CDX) under Nanci Topsham, ME Mid Coast Kennel Club – 11/10.2018

In Other Events

Weight Pulling & Barn Hunt 

Sira passed her Canine Good Citizen evaluation in 2013 and in March 2015, she added the Advanced CGCA. She is certified by Therapy Dogs International (TDI) and has earned her TDIA level award as well as the Leonberger Therapy Award (LTA) and the AKC Therapy Dog (THD) title.
On September 2, 2017, she earned three levels of the AKC Trick Program (TKN,TKI, and TKA). Followed by Performer (TKP)
November 9, 2019 Sira qualified for her Farm Dog Certification and added FDC.

In the Spring of 2015, Sira finished her Versatile Leonberger title, from her National Breed Club. Fall 2015, she moved to Versatile Leonberger Advanced. Completing the sequence, Sira now has her Versatile Leonberger Excellent title, VLX.

SCENT WORK
October 2019 – 2 legs Novice Interior & 1 leg Novice Containers

In Rally Obedience

AKC

Saco, ME Cluster 1st Rally Novice leg under Mr. Harold Doan June 2014
Union, ME – Cluster 2nd and 3rd Novice legs under Ms. Nanci Hayes August 2-14, 2014
EARNED RN Title – Rally Novice

Springfield, MA – Cluster 1st and 2nd Advanced legs under Ms. Nanci Hayes December 6-7, 2014
Portland, ME – Collie Club of Maine 4th place under Michael A Calhoun Feb 26, 2015
EARNED RA Title – Rally Advanced

Topsham, ME – Casco Bay Kennel Club 3rd place – 1st Excellent leg under Kenneth Kincaid April 9, 2015
Cumberland, ME – Chickadee Classic 2nd Excellent leg under Gregory Feathers June 19, 2015
Union, ME – Mid-Coast Kennel Club 3rd Excellent leg under Robin Botelho September 3, 2015
EARNED RE title – Rally Excellent

South Portland, ME – Collie Club of ME 1st Master leg under Nancy Hayes March 2018
Topsham, ME – Mid Coast Kennel Club of ME 2nd and 3rd Master legs under Danette Chorney April 14-15, 2018
Cumberland, ME – Lewiston-Auburn and Penobscot Valley 4th and 6th Masters legs under Stephanie T. Podejko 5th leg under Marilou McCloskey
Topsham, ME – Mid Coast Kennel Club of ME 7th and 8th Masters legs under Robin Botelho November 10-11, 2018
Portland, ME – Collie Club of Maine 9th Masters leg under Denise Lacroix February 28, 2019
Lynchburg, VA – Dog Training Club of Lynchburg 10th Masters leg under David Brobst Sept 15, 2019 –
RALLY MASTER TITLE

UKC

Wassamki Springs UDSNNE 1st and 2nd Novice A legs under Barbara Burri September 13-14, 2014
Marshland Obedience Club Final leg Level 1 – First leg of level 2 under Barbara Burri May 9, 2015
EARNED RO1 Title – Rally Level 1

World Cynosport

Lincolnville, ME Wag It trials 5th, 2nd, 2nd Level 1 legs under Carolyn Ross and Sumac Grant-Johnson
EARNED RL1 Title – Rally Level 1
Saco, ME – Finish Forward Trial 1st place and a Level 2 leg under Barbara Burri March 14, 2015

In Tracking

Sira qualified in her Tracking Certification under Judge Salle Richards October 2016
April 9, 2017 – Under Judge Jane Kline – passed TD, Tracking Dog, in a 7 minute tracking run.
July 29, 2018 – Under Judges Ed Presnall and Debbie Maheu – passed TDU, Tracking Dog Urban in a 15 minuter run.