This article was written by the staff of the Valley News (Upper Valley, NH, VT) on Sunday January 8, 2006. The Striker referred to in this article is our Amer/Can CH & Can BIS Penaire Star Struck at Woodcrest handled by Adam Bernardin.

Orford Dog Headed For The Big Time
Sunday, January 8, 2006
Valley News Staff – Regional News Roundup

ORFORD – A local Airedale terrier has earned invitations to compete at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship and the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Striker, an American and Canadian champion and best-in-show winner, is ranked among the top 25 in his breed, according to a news release from the American Kennel Club.

The 2-year-old dog’s registered name is CH Penaire Star Struck at Woodcrest. He is owned by Jay Atwood of Orford, who operates Woodcrest Kennel dog boarding and grooming facility, and Joan and William Clarke of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

The AKC show will be broadcast from Tampa, FL., on Jan. 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. on Animal Planet and the Discovery Channel.