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Crossing the generations of Champions and TIME..........



CH Sunset  NW Columbia RIVER Crossing

DOB 03/05/2013


5 months old 

Owners:  David Ide 

Breeder/Co-Owner/Handler:  Dawn D Danner

for River's pedigree CLICK HERE



Strong/Bold/Outgoing  Temperament!

Full and Proper Dentition


DCM Genetic Test:  Heterozygous

Black #3, carries no dilution


Heart Echo/Holter Normal by cardiologist  DP-CA1306/27M/C-VPI-ECHO 06/2015





River's BRAG:

  • FIRST SHOW ..........from 6-9 puppy class............  WINNERS DOGS/Best of WINNERS  Vancouver KC 10/2013
  • Second Show .........from 6-9 puppy class............  Reserve Winners Dog Vancouver KC 10/2013
  • third show.................................................another   Reserve Winners Dog Clark County Kennel Club 12/2013
  • Reserve Winners Dog DPCA Regional (Major)  from BBE July 2014
  • Best Bred By Exhibitor DPCA Regional July 2014
  • Grand Prize Sweepstakes Winner Mt Hood DPC July 2014
  • Back to Back Winners Dog/Best of Winners Eugene Kennel Club Sept 2014
  • Singled out quickly at local shows ... competitive as a puppy and a young adult!
  • First Major during Specialty weekend Enumclaw WA 2015
  • Finishing Major during Specialty weekend Enumclaw WA 2016!

16wks old w ears!


@ 7 months of age............and VERY first dog show for River 

Vancouver Kennel Club 10/26/2013

Winners Dog/Best of Winners

Judge:  Mrs Robert D Smith

Greater Clark County Kennel Club

December 7th 2014

Reserve Winners Dog-from puppy class

Judge:  Judith Daniels

Mount Hood Doberman Pinscher Club

July 18 2014

Grand Prize Sweepstakes Winner

Judge:  Mr Gary Dunlop

Handler:  Mary Leahy

Doberman Pinscher Club of America Regional

Portland OR USA

July 18, 2014

Reserve Winners , Major

Best Bred By Exhibitor

Judge:  Mr Robert Hanley

Handler:  Dawn D Danner

Winners Dog/Best of Winners

Eugene Kennel Club Sept 2014

Judge:  Mrs Paula Hartinger

Handler:  Mary Leahy

Winners Dog/Best of Winners

Eugene Kennel Club September 2014

Judge:  Ms. Patricia Taylor

Handler:  Mary Leahy

Thank-You Mary for helping with handling/training River after Dawn's surgery!  He LOVES you!


When one door closes, another door opens 

a match that was truly meant to be!


River and Dave...........True soul mates!                                          Dawn's  "Men in Black"

Thank-you Dave for being River's pack LEADER!

Covered Bridge Cluster Albany OR

McKenzie Cascade Dog Fanciers Feb 2015

Winners Dog/Best of Winners 2pts

Judge:  Mrs Christy Smith

Handler: Mary Leahy

Chintimini Kennel Club March 2015  Albany OR

Winners Dog 2pts

Judge: Mr W C Stebbins 

Handler: Mary Leahy

Walla Walla Kennel Club         Walla Walla WA  April 2015

Winners Dog 1pt

Judge:  Mrs Lawrence (Janet) Sinclair

Handler:  Mary Leahy

River's sister Aspen went WB/BOW on the same day!

Olympic Kennel Club   Enumclaw WA August 2015

Winners Dog/Best of Winners 4pt Major

Judge:  Mrs Paula Nykiel

Handler:  Mary Leahy

River once again shared the winners circle with his litter sister Aspen who finished on this day!

A show dogs work is never done!  

  Beach patrol on our way to California judging assignment with Oma!

Head Receptionist at Aloha Animal Medial Center "How may I help you?"


during the hottest dog show circuit of the year

Olympic Kennel Club August 2016

Winners Dog 3pt Major

Judge:  Dr Steve Keating

Handler:  Mary Leahy

River, you were a Champion to Dave and I well before you earned your title with AKC.  I am so thankful you brought Dave into our lives!

Thank-you Team River:  Dave/Kay Ide and Mary for Sunset CH #13!  River is a consecutive 5th generation AKC Sunset Champion!