Sunlit's Stars of the Show 










GCH Sunlits Carrera's Nouveau Cirque winning big! 

GCHB Sunlit's Sweet Honey O'Mine earns Best of Opposite at the Westminster Show in New York, 2018 

GCHS Sunlits Misty Mountain Hop WINS the 2017 ACCC Show! 

Just received notification that Chad won best of breed and a nice Toy Group 3 in Wheaton, IL! Also, just in, Sunlit's Elizabeth, won Best of Breed over specials and a Group 3 placement in Colombia, South American! Elizabeth's sire is GCH Zen's Cirque du Soleil and her dam is CH Creekside's Party in the USA (our own Miley).

Sunlit's Elizabeth

May, 2015 Highlights

May, 2015 Was an amazing month for Sunlit Chinese Cresteds! Several extremely prestigious wins were accomplished at American Chinese Crested Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina. In addition, 2 of our puppies obtained their championships after very limited showings. Below are photos of some of our May highlights.

Beautiful shot of Chad and Tara at American Chinese Crested Club Top 20 Gala
Paris in action at ACCC Regional

Paris Wins Regional Sweepstakes and Reserve at National Sweepstakes

Paris, Sunlit's Misty Mountain Hop, shown with Tara and her owner Brenda Matherly after her Regionals Sweepstakes win.

Chase, Sunlit's Center Stage,                    Wins Best Puppy!

Beautiful Chase, wins Nashville Chinese Crested Club Best Puppy during ACCC Nationals Week.



Chase takes Reserve Winner's Dog!

Chase receives Reserve Winner's dog during Nashville Chinese Crested Club at ACCC Nationals Week.



Sunlit/Kaylen's Hairy Truman takes Best Opposite Sex in Puppy Match at ACCC Nationals Week!

Barely old enough to compete, Little Hairy strutted his stuff like an old pro and won Best Opposite Sex in a field of 43 participants at the fun Puppy match during ACCC Nationals Week. Congratulations to Hanna Sundermann, handler, Kay Peiser, Kaylen Kennels, Owner. Hairy was bred by Norma M. Feldman and Tara M. Richardson. His sire is CH Legends Men in Black and Dam is GCH Viva L'Amour de Chantz. Sincere thanks to Diana Romenkova of Golden Diamonds Cresteds, owner of the sire of Hairy Truman, for her knowledge and assistance in making Truman's litter possible.

Chad wins Best Opposite Sex at ACCC Regionals!

GCH Zen's Cirque du Solei showed beautifully during ACCC Nationals week, winning Best Opposite Sex at ACCC Regionals, and Awards of Merit at all remaining shows. Great job Chad and Tara!

Huge Weekend for Sunlit at Gray Summit!

The last weekend of May was hugely successful for Sunlit Chinese Cresteds. Friday, Elsa, Sunlit's Elsa Just Letting it all Go, won her first majorl Saturday, Dazzle, Sunlit's Dazzling by Design, won a 4 point major. Chase, Sunlit's Center Stage, received 2 more majors on Friday and Saturday and won best of winners again on Sunday, which completed his championship. Chad, GCH Zen's Cirque du Soleil, won Best of Breed all 4 days and received a Toy Group 4 on Saturday. Elsa. Dazzle and Chase were all 10 months old at the time of this exciting weekend are are sired by GCH Zen's Cirque du Soleil (Chad) and their dam is GCH Viva L'Amour de Chantz. Shown in photo are (L-R) Chase, Elsa with her owner/handler Kaitlin, Chad with owner and breeder of the puppies, Norma Feldman, and Kelli Lyons, owner/handler of Dazzle. Congratulations to all! Not shown, but present for the excitement, were Chase's owners Virginia White and Barbara Curtis. Chad and Chase were beautifully presented by Tara M. Richardson.

Sunlit's Misty Mountain Hop is a Champion!

Congratulations to our beautiful Paris on completing her championship with 4 majors during May 2015. Congratulations to owner Brenda Matherly! Paris has already obtained several points towards her Grand Championship



Sunlit's Center Stage is A Champion!

Handsome Chase, Sunlit's Center Stage, completed his championship on May 31, 2015 at Gray Summit, Missouri, after achieving his third major win. He also took Select under his daddy Chad in his first shot in the Best of Breed Ring! Congratulations to owners Virginia White and Barbara Curtis!



Group 4 Win for Chad in Gray Summit

We are very proud of this win, as it was achieved in a field of some of the very finest toy dogs in the nation during several breed specialties and an entry of well over 300 toy dogs at Gray Summit, Missouri. Beautiful job, Tara!

April, 2015 Highlights

April has been an exciting month so far as we prepare for ACCC Nationals. Rosie (The Lion Lady's Serengiti Star is nearing her championship and Issey began showing and has already been awarded several winnners bitch and a best opposite sex! Below photos are from wins achieved in March and April, 2015



Rosie wins Best Opposite Sex!

Issey wins Winner's Bitch!

Winner's Bitch for Rosie

Group 4 Win for Chad!

Sunlit Chinese Cresteds is the home of the 2014 AKC #1 Chinese Crested Dog, BIS, BISS GCH Zen's Cirque du Soleil, winner of an Award of Merit at 2015 Westminster Kennel Club, New York City.

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