November 13, 2016 - Again, from the 6-9 puppy classes Chances' R Sam I Am, "Sam" wins Winners Bitch! We are over the moon happy! She is a little show machine, we are extremely proud of her.
November 12, 2016 - At the Napa Valley Kennel Club, we are so proud of our Chances' R Sam I Am! From the 6-9 puppy bitch class winning WB, BOW, and on top of that winning Puppy Herding Group 1! Thank you Elizabeth Jordan-Nelson and Larry Fenner for the a great start to Sam's show career.
October 2, 2016 - New ASCA CH Chances' R Don't Stop Believin' - "Journey" (Slide x Kenji). Thank you Moira Hanley-Cornell for handling Journey to his ASCA Championship, Sharon Rapadas and I are so proud of him. He looked great thanks to you and Cassie. Congratulations to Slide and Kenji for another CH from their litter!
September 10, 2016 - We are so proud of Amanda Svensson and her girl Chances' R Interviews Like Amy G. "Zia" won HIT Agility Novice Dog at 2016 CASA pre-trail in Albany, OR the week of the ASCA National!
August 6, 2016 - NEW AKC CH Gaitways Little Black Dress "Tess" (Bourdain x Revi) - Congrats to Kimberly Kramer, Ron Kramer and Abby on their new Champion! Also congrats to her breeders Bonnie Hong and Maureen Ames. And thank you to our handlers Larry Fenner, Elizabeth Jordan Nelson, Laurie Jordan-Fenner. Tess looked wonderful today!
May 7, 2016 - An exciting weekend for our bred by boy "Phantom" - New ASCA CH Chances' R Music of the Night NAJ (Kenji x Slide). Phantom won two majors under Breeder Judges to finish his ASCA Championship. Congrats to his owner Diana Hefti!
April 3, 2016 - New ASCA CH Gaitway Little Black Dress! (Bourdain & Revi) "Tess" finished her championship today with three 5 point majors. Huge congrats to her owners Kimberly Kramer and Ron Kramer, to her breeders Bonnie Hong and Maureen Ames. Thank you to Matt Mullin for handling her and thank you to Senior Breeder Judge Kiddy Christie for this win!
February 20, 2016 - Huge congratulations to our friends Ron Kramer & Kimberly Kramer on their girl "Tess", Gaitways Little Black Dress (Bourdain x Revi) winning two AKC majors at the Santa Clara Kennel Club shows. Way to go Tess and thank you Team Fenner!
November 22, 2015 - Chances'R I'm An E-Ticket, "Disney" was WB today at the OVASC pm show for her 3rd 5 point major under SBJ Tina Burks and is a new ASCA Champion!! Thank you to BJ Clarissa Lawson Shank, BJ Sherrie A. Scott, and SBJ Tina Burks for recognizing Danielle Dumais & Kathy Reeve's special girl.
November 15, 2015 - Rumor earned his ATCH IV today! Congrats to his owner Dianne LaBarre McCormick and breeder Kathy Kellogg!
November 8, 2015 - New AKC CH Chances'R At Last "Rogan" (Bourdain x Xena) BOW at Wine Country today. Congratulations to owner Kristy Pruett, breeders Sharon Rapadas and I, and thank you Elizabeth Jordan-Nelson for handling Rogan!
August 15, 2015 - Chances’ R No Doubt About It "Cooper" finishes his ASCA championship with a 5 point major at Oceanview ASC in Palos Verdes Estates.
June 5, 2015 - Congratulations to Kristy Pruett and her girl "Rogan" Chances'R At Last on winning BOW today at Woofstock! We are very proud of Rogan
and all our Bourdain daughters and our Chances' R Aussies daughters!
June 4, 2015 - Congrats to Kristy Pruett and "Rogan" Chances' R At Last on winning WB today at Woofstock!! Thank you Larry Fenner and the entire Fenner Team.
May 30, 2015 - "Journey" Chances' R Don't Stop Believin' (Slide x Kenji) won his first ASCA points with a BOW and a 3 point major. Thank you Larry Fenner and Feather River ASCA!! Also, Congrats to "Annie" Chances'R The Sun'll Come out Tomorrow (Slide x Kenji) on a Reserve Winners Bitch to a major!!! Congrats to her Mom Sharon Rapadas and her handler Larry Fenner!
May 10, 2015 - This weekend in Washington State, Chances' R Music of the Night "Phantom" took Winners Dog/Best of Winners twice for two ASCA majors! Congrats to his owner Diana Hefti and handler Katie Severson!
March 8, 2015 - Bourdain x Xena puppies are here! Two beautiful dark red tri's (1 male and 1 female) and 2 black tri females! Check out our Litters page for more information & photos.
March 7, 2015 - At the New York Australian Shepherd Association Regional Specialty in Flanders, NJ, CH Chances' R It Will Snow At Copper Hill "Snowy" was Best of Opposite Sex under Breeder Judge Flo McDaniel, handled by Laura Liebenow.
March 6, 2015 - At the New York Australian Shepherd Association in Flanders, NJ, CH Chances' R It Will Snow At Copper Hill "Snowy" was Best of Breed under Judge Mr. Joseph Reno, handled by Laura Liebenow.
March 2, 2015 - Huge congratulations to our Bourdain & Larry Fenner for a clean sweep at the Fiesta Cluster in Scottsdale, AZ. Four Best of Breed wins and four Group Firsts. Sunday a Speciality the others were supported entries. This weekend was Bourdain's final competition.
February 16, 2015 - MBIS MBISS Silver GCH Copper Hill's No Reservations CGC "Bourdain" wins Best of Breed at the 2015 Westminster Kennel Club and places Third in the Herding Group!
August 17, 2014 - So very proud of "Bourdain" MBIS MBISS GCH Copper Hill No Reservations on his weekend wins. Saturday, Bourdain was USASA Best in Show Specialty, and today winning BOB in USASA Supported Entry and a Group 1 at the Olympic KC show. We are thrilled with our boy Bourdain, who was handled to perfection by Larry Fenner. Thank you Larry. Congrats to all the winners.
August 16, 2014 - Great day at the OVASC shows! Chances' R No Doubt About It "Cooper" goes Winners Dog for a 5 point major under Sr. Breeder judge Nannette Newbury, (owned by Jan Hudson) from the 6-9 class. He also took a RWD to a 5 pt major under Sr. Breeder Judge Laura Diebold.
February 23, 2014 - GCH Copper Hills No Reservations "Bourdain" wins another Group 2 today in Del Mar, handled by Larry Fenner. Congrats to his owner Sharon Rapadas!
February 23, 2014 - Colt is now WTCH HTCH ASCA/AKC CH Chances' R Chance Of A Lifetime HSAS! Congrats to his owner Megan Sims.
February 22, 2014 - GCH Copper Hills No Reservations "Bourdain" wins a Group 2 today in Del Mar, handled by Larry Fenner.
January 19, 2014 - Congratulations Sharon Rapadas and her boy Bourdain, GCH Copper Hill's No Reservations, who won three Best of Breeds, a Group Two and Group Four in Portland this weekend, handled by Larry Fenner.
January 13, 2014 - Today in Washington State, GCH Copper Hill's No Reservations "Bourdain" wins Best of Breed and a Herding Group Third, handled by Larry Fenner.
January 5, 2014 - Huge congrats to Megan Sims and her boy "Colt" (Chance x Quiz) on earning his HTCH today, and to his littermate brother "Sky" on his level 1 sheep title!!! Way to go Megan and Colt!!!
January 4, 2014 - Today in Palm Springs, GCH Copper Hill's No Reservations "Bourdain" wins a nice Breed win, handled by Larry Fenner.
December 7, 2013 - Congrats to Dianne and "Rumor" (Chance x Ayr) on his MACH!!!!! ADCH-P WTCH ATCH2 Copper Hill's So I Herd SACH-P GCH-P TM-P SCH-P JCH-P RCH-P LAA-Gold AX AXJ USDAA Top 10 2010/11.
December 4, 2013 - Amanda Svensson took her boy "Xander" Chances'R He's No Angel CD, RE, JS-O RS-O (Chance x Quiz) lure coursing last weekend. He was 2 for 2 and now needs one final leg for his CA (Coursing Apptitude) Can't wait to try it with my girls Slide and LD. Congrats Amanda!
October 26, 2013 - So proud of our boy Bourdain, GCH Copper Hills No Reservations, for his Best of Breed and Group 1 in Dixon today, and to his daughter "Snowy" Chances' R It'll Snow At Copper Hill, on her Reserve Winners Bitch from the 9-12 month bitch class.
October 25, 2013 - Congratulations to "Bourdain" GCH Copper Hill No Reservations on his BOB today at the Northern California Herding Specialty with supported entry!!!!! And to his daughter Chances' R It Will Snow at Copper Hill winning Winners Bitch from the 9 -12 month bitch class. We are so proud of them both.
October 13, 2013 - What a great week "Bourdain" GCH Copper Hills No Reservations (Chance X Ayr) had in ID!!! 3 out of 4 BOB wins, with a Group 1, G3 and G4 also!! Congrats to his Mom Sharon Rapadas and thanks to Team Fenner for the excellent handling!
October 11, 2013 - WAHOO!!!! "Bourdain" Group 1 in Boise ID today!!!!!!!! Congrats to Mom Sharon Rapadas and huge thank you to Laurie Jordan Fenner!!!! Thank you Team Fenner!
September 8, 2013 - Congratulations to "Bourdain" ASCA/UKC/AKC GCH Copper Hills No Reservations (Chance x Ayr) on a Group 3 at AKC Redwood Empire Show today and to his owner Sharon Rapadas!!! Well done B-man and thanks to team Fenner for the expert handling!!
July 26, 2013 - Congratulations Ronda Fischer!!! "Griffey" (9 weeks) had an unbelievable Summer Spectacular going 6 for 6 Best of Breed Puppy wins July 5, 2013. "Griffey" is a "Kenji" X "LD" pup. Thanks to Judges: ASCA SBJ Ken Silveira, ASCA SBJ Rhonda Rainwater Silveira, ASCA BJ Julie Humeston, ASCA SBJ Lynn Hamon, ASCA SBJ Becky DeLeon, and ASCA BJ Sue Holtz, for those 6 BOBP.
June 10, 2013 - Chance kids had a great weekend in California, Arizona and Connecticut. Congrats on his ATCH3 to "Rumor", Best of Breed and Group Third to "Choice" and to "Bourdain" two Best of Opposite Sex wins and a Select!!
March 24, 2013 - AKC/ASCA CH Chances'R Chance Of A Lifetim "Colt" got his HTADs level 2 and level 3 titles with two 1st places!
March 23, 2013 - AKC/ASCA/UKC CH Copper Hill's No Reservations CGC "Bourdain" obtained his AKC Grand Championship in Vallejo, California today handled by Larry Fenner! Congrats to his owner Sharon Rapadas!
March 21, 2013 - AKC/ASCA/UKC CH Copper Hill's No Reservations CGC "Bourdain" went Select Dog today in Vallejo, California for a 3 point Grand Championship major, handled by Larry Fenner.
March 02, 2013 - Congrats to Megan Sims and "Colt" - now AKC/ASCA CH Chances'R Chance Of A Lifetime, for winning a 5 point major in Scottsdale, Arizona to finish his AKC championship!
March 01, 2013 - Congrats to Megan Sims and "Colt" - ASCA CH Chances'R Chance Of A Lifetime, for their Winners Dog/Best of Winners win today in Scottsdale, Arizona!
February 27, 2013 - Congrats to Amanda and Xander - "Chances' R He's No Angel CD RN JS-N" - he competed in ASCA agilitly last weekend at PASA earning 1st place and a Q in Novice Jumpers and 2nd place and his first Q in RS! I am very proud of this team!
February 17, 2013 - Congrats to Sharon Rapadas and "Bourdain" on his Best of Opposite Sex win today, handled by Larry Fenner. Also, big congrats to Amanda Svensson and "Xander" - Chances' R He's No Angel, on finishing his AKC RN title with 3 First Place scores and a 3rd Place.
January 8, 2013 - Slide and LD will be bred in March of 2013. Check out our litters page for details!
December 19, 2012 - Bourdain and Xena's litter was born today. They gave us 5 healthy, beautifully marked puppies (one red tri female, one blue merle female, one blue merle male, one black tri male, one red merle female). Please contact us for more information.
September 04, 2012 - It does my heart good to brag on my Chance kids. They had a great weekend in the conformation ring. From the Chance x Quiz litter.... Introducing my new ASCA CH Chances' R No Question RS-N RJ-N RA! LD went into the weekend with two 5 pointt majors, won Winners Bitch/Best of Winners for a 4 point major on Sunday and Winners Bitch for 2 points on Monday!!! Thanks so much Regi Lee Hall for putting all of "LD" points on her.
LD's litter-mate brother "Choice" also finished his ASCA Championship in Arizona this weekend. AKC/ASCA Ch Chances' R Time to Shine STDs "Choice" Thank you Megan Sims for putting all Choices' points on him also .Congrats and thank you to owner Heather Miller Grandil.
And from the Chance x Ayr litter "Bourdain" AKC/ASCA/UKC CH Copper Hills No Reservations won Best of Opposite Sex 4 out of 6 shows at the ASCA NorCal shows in Carson City, NV. He is so pretty and such a sweet sweet boy! I love him! Thanks again to Regi Lee Hall and congrats to proud owner Sharon Rapadas.
Also from the Chance x Quiz litter is "Colt" ASCA Ch Chances' R Chance of a Lifetime @ PSR STDs won a BOB in AZ with his owner/handler Megan Sims. Congrats to you Megan, and to the handsome Dude, "Colt." I am so proud of what you and "Colt" are doing!!!
August 31, 2012 - Last weekend at the Sierra View Australian Shepherd Club Bourdain won a 5 point select at the Aussie Specialty and an AOM on Sunday with a supported entry! Congrats to owner Sharon Rapadas.
August 31, 2012 - We are pleased to welcome Copper Hills Really Something of Stepping Stone "Xena" to our family! Owned by us and Sharon Rapadas. Xena will be shown in AKC and ASCA and we have plans on breeding her to our Chance son "Bourdain" in the near future. Click on her page for more information.
August 19, 2012 - LD won her RS-N and JS-N agility titles! So proud of this girl!
July 21, 2012 - Chance kids had a great weekend in Arizona at the ASCA show. CH Chances' R Chance Of A Lifetime@PRS HTADs I "Colt" won BOB first weekend out as a special. So proud and happy for Megan Sims.
And Chances' R Blue Sky STDs "Sky" went Altered Winners Dog and Best of Winners for a 3 point major. Al and Nancy Rossi owners, Megan Sims handler! Go Skyman!
Also back east at the NE Regionals "Rumor" with Dianne LaBarre McCormick and with way to many title to list, won his Platinium Snooker!!! Way to go Rooie!! "Rumor" his handled and loved by his owner Dianne.
July 16, 2012
-Rumor achieves his Snooker Platium title!!!! Go Rooie!! You are the man!
-Colt's first weekend out as a special he goes Best of Breed!! So proud of this young boy!
-Sky goes Altered Winners Dog/Best of Winners for a 3 point major!!! I believe he has all his majors now!
-LD did her best heeling ever in wildcard novice obedience, then forgot how to sit/down stay! But she is making huge progress. She will be ready for Nationals Obedience!
June 10, 2012 - Chance sons have another great weekend. This time in the conformation ring. "Choice" AKC/ASCA CH Chance' R Time To Shine was Best of Opposite Sex both day at AKC Flagstaff, AZ!! He loves to go to Flag!! Congrats to Heather Miller Grandil and Kris.
And Congrats to Sharon Rapadas on her boy "Bourdain" AKC/ASCA/UKC CH Copper Hills No Reservations CGC won BOB at Woofstock today over some very nice specials and took home a Group 2!!! Thrilled for you Sharon. Welcome back to California, Bourdain!!!
April 15, 2012 - We are so proud of Dianne and "Rumor", who achieved his Gamblers Champion Platinum (50 Q's) Title this weekend! Only 13 Australian Shepherds have accomplished this. Congrats guys!
April 01, 2012 - Amanda Svensson and "Xander" Chances' R He's No Angel CD JS-N RN, with a score of 198 won his class and his RN today! Way to go "Xander" and Amanda. And not to be excluded... littermate "LD" Chances' R No Question with Regi Lee Hall handling won a 5 point major today!!! Another littermate also wanting some attention was "Sky" Chances' R Sky Blue winning a 3 point altered major today in Arizona, Thank you Megan Sims. Sky is owned by Al and Nancy Rossi. All three are Chance x Quiz kids! Could not be prouder of those kids.
March 31, 2012 - Huge congrats to Amanda Svensson and her boy "Xander" Chances' R He's No Angel CD JS-N (Chance x Quiz) on his new ASCA CD today at the
March 17, 2012 - Chance's R No Question "LD" is now ASCA Major pointed! She was Winners Bitch/Best of Winners for a 4 point major today at the PASA show. Thank you Regi Lee Hall for handling and thank you to Judge Andrea Armstrong Bair.
March 2012 - "Colt" wins a 5 point major in AKC at the Scottsdale, Arizona shows!
October 17, 2011 - Congrats to Dianne McCormick and "Rumor" on earning his ATCH2 this weekend!
October 09, 2011 - Congrats to Cameron Leopold, Megan Sims and "Zac" Chances' R Talk Of The Town on Winners Dog again at the AKC show in New Mexico today. Very proud of you both!
October 08, 2011 - Congrats to Cameron Leopold, Megan Sims and "Zac" Chances' R Talk Of The Town on their Winners Dog at the AKC show in New Mexico today. Very proud of you both!
October 02, 2011 - Big congrats to Heather Grandil and AKC Ch Chances'R Time To Shine "Choice." First weekend out as a special in Arizona and comes home with a Best of Breedcand Group 4!
July 24, 2011 - AKC CH Chances' R Time To Shine "Choice" was WD/BOW for his first 4 point ASCA Major today! Thanks to handler Megan Sims and congrats to owner Heather Grandil!
July 16, 2011 - Today at the WASCUNY ASCA Show "August" goes Winners Bitch/Best of Winners/Best of Opposite Sex over 6 bitch specials for a 5 point major to finish her ASCA Championship. Thank you to owner Jillayne Karras and Senior Breeder Judge Ginger Abbott! Five of the seven kids from Chance's first litter now have ASCA Titles!
June 29, 2011 - "Chance" becomes an ASCA Hall of Fame Sire! Out of the 10 titled offspring required, 9 of those titles came from his first litter with Ayr, and the other from his second litter with Quiz. Thank you to all of the wonderful owners for making this possible.
June 19, 2011 - Chance's daughter "August" AKC/CKC CH Copper Hill's Time Stands Still goes Best of Winners for a 3 point major at the Brandywine Valley ASC under Senior Breeder Judge Lori Acietro.
June 11, 2011 - Huge Congrats to Heather Grandil and her new AKC Ch Chances' R Time To Shine "Choice."
June 11, 2011 - Chance's daughter "August" AKC/CKC CH Copper Hill's Time Stands Still won Reserve Winners Bitch to a 5 point major at the ASCNE Colors of Summer show under Judge Ann Atkinson.
May 2, 2011 - We are proud of Linda and her Chance daughter "Summer" AKC CH Copper Hill's Pool Party for picking up a few points towards her Grand Championship this weekend.
April 8, 2011 - Kachina Kennel Club - Congrats to Heather and "Choice" Chances' R Time To Shine on their Best of Winners today at the Kachina Kennel Club in Arizona.
March 18, 2011 - Blue Valley Australian Shepherd Club - Chance's daughter "August" AKC/CKC CH Copper Hill's Time Stands Still won Winners Bitch for a 4 point major at the Blue Valley Australian Shepherd Club in Virginia. Owned & Handled by Jillayne Karras.
January 17, 2010 - "Zac" won a 5 point major in Arizona. That was his 2nd major and we are thrilled for Maggie and Joyce.