Strongbow Airedales

Family Dogs For Show and Field

Ch. Strongbow Knight Regit Bernabee  CGC    "Kolter"

 Owned by Dr. Craig Larrabee and Dr. Mike Bernklau

Born 9-6-97    Sire: Ch. Moraine Hold That Tiger  Dam: Ch. Huntwoods Expectation Promise

Showing early promise, Kolter was entered in his 1st dog show competition and was awarded Best Of Breed and Group I placement in Puppy Match competition at age 5 mos.

At 9 mos. Kolter competed in his 1st Specialty and was awarded Best Puppy in Sweepstakes over an entry of 13 at the Twin Cities Airedale Terrier Club Specialty.

At age 2, Kolter quickly achieved his AKC Championship winning 4 majors over 11 days in back to back weekends.

Since receiving his Championship, Kolter’s show career has been limited to State and National Specialty Competitions once or twice per year.

Owner groomed and handled, his most notable achievements include:

Winning Best Veteran Dog ( over a multiple ATCA Bowl Winner ) at age 7 at the 2004 National Specialty at Montgomery Co., PA.

Winning Best Veteran and Best Veteran in Sweepstakes over professional handler competition at the 2005 Canadian National Specialty.

At age 11, Kolter completed his show career with a final win going Best Veteran in Sweepstakes at the 2008 National Specialty at Montgomery.

Beyond his show career, Kolter has received his CGC ( Canine Good Citizen) title, and in limited breeding sired 19 puppies in 2 litters.

Now 11 ½ years old Kolter enjoys good health and an active life. He especially enjoys the snow and loves to go for hours on cross country ski outings, still with the enthusiasm upon returning to chase a squirrel or grab his football and engage in toss and fetch playtime. He’s a very happy dog!  




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