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CH GMH GMOTCH Zaniri's Piece By Piece Can WCX RM OS VCX; Am UD WCX ** CCA OS VC   (June 26, 2008-October 8, 2022)

GRCC 2012 Nan Gordon Winner

GRCC Versatility Hall of Fame

GRCC Obedience Hall of Fame

USA and Canadian Outstanding Sire

Puzzle was the first dog in Canada with a Show Championship, Grand Master Obedience Trial Championship and a Grand Master Hunter (15 Master Hunter Passes!!!) His son Scrabble has become the 3rd Dog in Canada to attain this feat!


 * # 7 obedience dog in Canada for 2014*


Puzzle came from Joanne and Laureen Kinney of Zaniri Kennels in South Surrey, BC Canada

He was born June 26, 2008 and is

By (Fisher)

Am CH U-Ch, U-CD HR Deauxquest Hard Day's Knight UDT VER RAE MH WCX CCA VCX OS DDHF; Can CD WC

and is out of (Aimy) Zaniri Ready Aim Fire CDX MH WCX; Am JH WCX

(left - Aimy)

Multi High in Trial (37) and 2 perfect 200 scores in Obedience.

For the 3rd year in a row he is in the top 10 obedience dogs in Canada

Finishing 2014 in Obedience as #7 All breed , # 5 Sporting and #5 Golden Retriever

(2013 #10 and 2012 #8)

Puzzle finished his conformation Championship at 11 months under breeder/judge Pluis Davern at the Golden Retriever Club of Alberta's Specialty. Thus far he has won two Best Gun Dog in Specialty Awards, one being at the 2012 Canadian National Specialty and he recently qualified for the 2nd time for a Triathlon Award at back to back American National Specialities in Gray Summit MO and Wichita Falls TX

Puzzle is a super confident boy with a ton of drive. He has a beautiful on/off switch and is a joy to live with . Nothing phases him . He gets along with anybody and it is not uncommon after training for all of us to go for a walk together... that's 7 intact boys and 3 girls. He is very easy going and always get along with dogs, cats and horses too!!

Puzzle is 23" tall and weighs 73 lbs. He is a moderate, dark red boy with a beautiful head piece, nice angels, no allergies and a correct scissors bite.

He is an excellent marking and hunting dog. He finished his GRAND MASTER HUNTER Title in Aug 2014 by finishing 8 straight tests. This requires 15 Master Hunter passes!!

At the GRCA National in Wichita Falls TX we ventured into our first attempt at a field trial and came home with a 4th place ribbon out of 36 dogs and a new American ** Title!!

Puzzle is super confident and very strong in water. He seeks water and always turns heads with his water entry, not only going out to get his birds but on the way back too.

Puzzle has 37 High in Trials and 2 perfect 200 Scores. Once from Novice B and one from Open B, as well as 11 HIT's from Utility. He quickly finished his Grand Master OTCH November 2012. This is the highest obedience title awarded in Canada, It requires 1o double qualifying scores in Open B and Utility B with scores of 195 or higher (out of 200) in each class and a HIT from open and utility. 10 different judges are need to acquire this title. Puzzle is the 4th GMOTCH Golden with a Show CH in Canada.

He is always owner trained and handled to all titles,


OFA Hips:GR-101266F24M-VPI

OFA Elbows: GR-EL22640M24-VPI

OFA eyes: GR-EYE1773/138M-VPI Jan 20,2020

OFA Heart: GR-CA17173/16M/C-VPI-ECHO

OFA Thyroid: GR-TH1969/31M-VPI

Ichthyosis: Clear 0-Optigen 10-7696

prcd-PRA: Clear - Optigen 10-7696

PRA1 : Clear -Optigen 10-7696

PRA2: Clear - Optigen 10-7696

Puzzle is available to approved bitches. Please contact me if you are interested in using him in your breeding program.

Live cover and Fresh and Frozen semen available to approved bitches only with

OFA hips and elbows

Current Eye Clearance

Cardiac Clearance

negative Brucellosis

AKC or CKC registration

Puppies must raised in a home environment, with proper stimulation and loving care.

Puzzle has sired 8 litters thus far and has produced 7 HIT kids, two with perfect 200 scores, 4 Canadian Show Champions as well, as 3 CH pointed offspring, 2 TD titled dogs, and a UKC best in Show.

So far he has sired Grand Master Obedience Trial Champions, Grand Master Hunters, Master Hunters, Senior Hunters, multiple JH's , WCX 's and WC's.

He is producing consistently good looking and very talented puppies.

He is now an Outstanding Sire in Canada and the United States!!

Puzzle being a wonderful visitor at the seniors home Sept 2020

December 2019

May 2018

Puzzle finishes his Rally Master Title

here he is with kids

Jenga, Scrabble (Puzzle) and Swerve 

Jan 2018 Puzzle finishes his Rally Excellent Title with all scores of a perfect 100 :) Way to go Puzzle !


Second career perfect 200 Score. Way to go Puzzle!!!

GRAND MASTER HUNTER !!!!! That's accomplished by getting 15 passes at the Master Hunter level tests

Puzzle turns 6... photo video link below

New American CDX and UD !!!!

Puzzle gets his American CDX in 3 straight trials winning all 3 open Classes,

then gets his American UD in 3 straight trials, also winning all 3 classes :) 

Utility B High in Trial x 3 and High Aggregate

GRCA National in Wichita Falls Texas Oct 2013 Puzzle gets a 2nd place in Novice B obedience finishing his American CD, 1st place in Nov Dog conformation, Qualifies in the WCX, and Places 4th in the Qualified Field Trial earning himself a ** !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Double HIT and winner of the Rocky Mountain High award (friday 198 1/2 Utility B; 197 Open B) (Saturday Open B 199 1/2; Utility B 198 1/2)

New Grand Master OTCH!!!!!! (GMOTCH)

photo by Garry Baldwin

Puzzle does very well at the GRCA National Sept 4-13/2012 in St. Louis MO. New CCA, 2nd in his conformation class, 197 in Novice B, 197 1/2 in Grad Novice, WCX Pass and first American Senior Hunter pass!! Qualifies for the Triathlon !!!

Puzzle wins the Nan Gordon Memorial Trophy at the GRCC National July 2012

Puzzle Best Gun Dog in the GRCC National Specialty

June 2, 2012 Best Gun dog at the GRCAlberta Specialty under Judge Nancy Talbott. He also won High Scoring Golden in Obedience 198 1/2 from Open B

Puzzle -High in Trial from Utility


Puzzle Finishes his OTCHX & Master Obedience Trial Championship in Camrose March 24, 2012

GRNews Field Edition Nov/Dec 2011

November 4, 2011 Puzzle new OTCH!! 196 from utility Red Deer Kennel Club

Puzzle's round on youtube.... new OTCH!

Puzzle Open B round 199.5 Medicine Hat show May 13 2011 High In Trial

Puzzle gets his CDX in fine Style at the Red Deer Kennel Club show April 1-3, 2011. 3 High in Trials and High Aggregate from the Open B class with scores of               197, 198 1/2, 199!!

Puzzle 2 High in Trials- Perfect 200 and 199 1/2 from the Novice B class March 12, 2011 judges Terry Gains and Lionel Whittaker

youtube links Novice B March 12,2011 Judge Terry Gains - 200 Score Novice B March 12, 2011 Judge Lionel Whittaker - 199.5 Score

Puzzle HIT Dec 5,2010 198 From the Nov B class

video - Puzzle HIT at Cal k9 show Dec 5,2010

GRCA National CO (Sept 2010) Puzzle gets his WC and WCX, makes the cut in his conformation class and gets a 196 out of the Nov B class

Puzzle gets his American WC and WCX at the American National Specialty.

Puzzle American WC water singles Oct 3, 2010

Puzzle - American WC land double   

Puzzle Nov B at the GRCA National Specialty in Colorado Sept 30,2010

BC trip Aug 2010

water entry!

August 2, 2010 GRCA (Alberta) WC/WCI/WCX

 Puzzle earns his WCX title!!! way to go Puzzle!

Puzzle at the NAHRA TEST July 11,2010

Puzzle was very good this weekend at the NAHRA hunt test. He picked up his first 2 legs for his Started Title. Hopefully next weekend we can finish the title!

July 17-19,2010 - Puzzle finished his NAHRA Started (SR) Title with his 4th pass!!!   

The test consists of 5 single marks. Sunday was VERY windy, but he still did very well. land mark 1 land mark 2 land mark 3 water mark 1 water mark 2

Puzzle at 11months - WD at the GRCA(alberta) specialty

Puzzle Dock Diving!!! Feb 2010

Puzzle November 2009

Puzzle at the Junior Hunt Test June 2009

New Junior Hunter June 29,2009 at 1yr 3 days old!!

Puzzle - New Champion at the Golden Retriever         Club of
Alberta's Specialty  June 6,2009                                          June
 7,2009 Puzzle gets his WC

Puzzle May 9, 2009 BOW-3 points

head shot Puzzle Nov 09

Puzzle - water retrieve Aug 2009

youtube of Puzzle at 7 singles May 1,2010

7 Singles is a "friendly" competition amongst the field people here in Calgary. Every dog is guaranteed 3 birds and then the marks get significatly harder and harder. Successful teams get invited back to the next mark. Puzzle made it to the 6th Mark which proved a bit too much for him ..... a 300 yard mark with a retired gunner and running past a previous mark. I couldn't be happier with his speed and attitude!!! Can't wait until next year ;0)

Puzzle- Bumper Boy double! oct 22/09

Puzzle -retrieving at 7 weeks Aug 18,2008

Puzzle 7 weeks

Aug 25, 2008

oct 10,2008

growing some legs!!

Sept 10,2008 Jinx, Puzzle & Cedar

Puzzle and his best friend Batter

lookin' cute

 Directed jumping - Oct 19,2008

Nov 5, 2008

Nov 5,2008 Puzzle's first snow day!

Feb 15,2009

Puzzle Feb 15,2009

Puzzle & Cedar Feb 15,2009

puzzle learning to swim

Puzzle with his M&M scent articles

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