News From Sunfire Samoyeds

Patti and Michael Emmett
Carmel, California

"Kara" - is our latest breeding and newest Champion at Sunfire Samoyeds!
CH Sunfire's Mist on Kara Sea, ThD, CGC, CGCA, WS, TDI, HCT(s)
whelped 3/27/2013
(Seen at left at Lake Shasta after the 2016 National)

Kara has been bred to Howdy!
GCH Vanderbilt Snowater Pickupline "Howdy"
whelped 12/7/2014

Pedigree for puppies born June 7, 2017
See our puppies page for more information and to see weekly pictures of the 2017 litter!

View the pedigree link above for health information, and pictures of Howdy and Kara





“Misty” - from Mystiwind Samoyeds - pictured at right

GCH Mystiwind's Sunfire "N Ice, WS, HCT-s, TDI, CGC - "Misty", owned and loved by Patti and Michael Emmett, bred by Joy and Joe Ritter, Mystiwind Samoyeds, whelped 12/30/2007.

Sire - CH Mystiwind's I.J. of Sassille "Indy"  - Dam - CH Mystiwind's Fresh Powder "Blossom"




“Kasey” - from Lhotse Samoyeds


GCH Lhotse’s Sunfire on Kara Sea, WS, TDI, CGC “Kasey”, whelped 6/2/2006 is all grown up, finishing his championship at 14 months of age, with two - five point majors, including Winner's Dog at the Washington State Samoyed Specialty!  Kasey finished his Grand Championship on July 14, 2013!


Kasey’s sire, Am/Can. CH. Bykhal Rossia Sunshine Special, BIS, BISS “Bubbles” is owned by Lyanne Knott. He is co-owned and bred by Gail Spieker of Rossia Samoyeds and co-bred by Bonnie Giffin of Bykhal Samoyeds. This Multiple Best in Show and Best in Specialty Show winner has a great Samoyed temperament.  Bubbles won Best of Breed at the 2005 Eukanuba Invitational, and is an Award of Merit winner at the Westminster Kennel Club.  


Kasey’s dam, AKC/INT CH.Bravo’s At Lhotse Summit, WSX, RN, ThD, CGC, TDIA “Lhotse” is owned by Lynda and Larry Tusoni of Lhotse Samoyeds.  Lhotse was bred by Gail Sheridan of Bravo Samoyeds and co-bred by Tami Lynch of Firecloud Samoyeds.  Lhotse won the 2004 Samoyed National Top 20 competition and was Best of Opposite Sex at that National in 2004.  Lhotse also won Best of Opposite Sex to Bubbles at the 2005 Eukanuba Invitational, and is an Award of Merit winner at Westminster Kennel Club.  We are grateful to the Tusoni’s for this wonderful boy.




Kara Sea

Kara Sea Map

The Kara Sea can be found on a map of the Artic Circle above Russia (Siberia). It is a body of water that touches the land where the Samoyede people lived. Kara Sea was also the name of a great English Samoyed, CH Kara Sea, whelped in 1924.

Source: Ward, R. and Ward, D. 1971. The Complete Samoyed, p39-40. Howell Book House, New York.


Picture at left: The Hubbard Glacier, Alaska, 2005, personal photo.

Picture at right: Courtesy of Google



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