at Mountain Home

Congratulations!

Trying to get caught up here ....more updates to come!


We would like to recognize and congratulate the Mountain Home Malamutes and their owners who competed and achieved these top standings in AKC Agility, Rally and Obedience in 2014
We are equally proud of the MH family members that are sons and daughters of our dogs so I’ll include those here too!
These dogs and their handlers have put in a lot of hard work! We are so proud of you all!

AKC Performance Final Standings - 2014
AKC - Rally Novice
#1 Mountain Home’s I’m A Real Wild One BN RA NAJ WTDA WPDX “Ryder”, owned, loved and trained by Lara McDonald & Matt Mead
#2 Mountain Home’s Powder Hound, CDX RE CGC CDX WPDX WTDA O-TN-E EAC TG-E HP-O WV-O NCC OJC “Salem”, owned, loved and trained by Lara McDonald & Matt Mead

AKC - Rally Advanced
#1 ARCHMX 2 Mtn Home’s Isabel Of The Ball, CD RAE CGC “Bella”, owned, loved and trained by Ruth Ellis
#2 Mountain Home’s Powder Hound, CDX RE CGC CDX WPDX WTDA O-TN-E EAC TG-E HP-O WV-O NCC OJC “Salem”, owned, loved and trained by Lara McDonald & Matt Mead
tied for #7 ARCH Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, BN RE OA OAJ RL1X RL3(AOE) WTD WPD “Turbo”, owned, loved and trained by Mary Swinyer
tied for #9 ARCH Tanu Kindred Spirit at Modar CD RAE AX AXJ CGC RL3 (AOE) TT WPD WTD “Arwah”, a “Sunny” son, bred by Sandi Shrager; owned, loved and trained by Mary Swinyer

AKC - Rally Excellent
#1 ARCHMX 2 Mtn Home’s Isabel Of The Ball, CD RAE CGC “Bella”, owned, loved and trained by Ruth Ellis
#3 ARCH Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, BN RE OA OAJ RL1X RL3(AOE) WTD WPD “Turbo”, owned, loved and trained by Mary Swinyer
tied for #7 ARCH Tanu Kindred Spirit at Modar, CD RAE AX AXJ CGC RL3 (AOE) TT WPD WTD “Arwah”, a “Sunny” son, bred by Sandi Shrager; owned, loved and trained by Mary Swinyer

AKC Agility - Excellent A Standard
#2 ARCH Tanu Kindred Spirit at Modar CD RAE AX AXJ CGC RL3 (AOE) TT WPD WTD “Arwah”, a “Sunny” son, bred by Sandi Shrager; owned, loved and trained by Mary Swinyer
tied for #5 ARCH Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, BN RE OA OAJ RL1X RL3(AOE) WTD WPD “Turbo”, owned, loved and trained by Mary Swinyer

AKC Agility - Open Jumpers With Weaves
#4 ARCH Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, BN RE OA OAJ RL1X RL3(AOE) WTD WPD “Turbo”, owned, loved and trained by Mary Swinyer

AKC Agility - Masters Standard Regular
#2 MACH6 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX OM1 VER RE MXG3 MJG3 MXF TQX WLD WWPDX “Aura”, owned, loved and trained by Raissa Hinman
#3 MACH4 Arcticdawn’s Boots R’ Made For Mushin’, UDX5 OM5 RE MXS2 MJS2 MXF MFB T2B WLD WWPDX “Bootstrap”, an “Aura” son, bred, owned, loved and trained by Raissa Hinman
#4 MACH Arcticdawn’s Black Pearl, UD RN MXG MJS WLD “Pearl”, an “Aura” daughter, bred, owned, loved and trained by Raissa Hinman

AKC Agility - Masters Standard Preferred
#8 ARCH Tanu Kindred Spirit at Modar CD RAE AX AXJ CGC RL3 (AOE) TT WPD WTD “Arwah”, a “Sunny” son, bred by Sandi Shrager; owned, loved and trained by Mary Swinyer

AKC Agility - Masters Jumpers Regular
#2 MACH6 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn UDX OM1 VER RE MXG3 MJG3 MXF TQX WLD WWPDX “Aura”, owned, loved and trained by Raissa Hinman
#3 MACH4 Arcticdawn’s Boots R’ Made For Mushin’, UDX5 OM5 RE MXS2 MJS2 MXF MFB T2B WLD WWPDX “Bootstrap”, an “Aura” son, bred, owned, loved and trained by Raissa Hinman
#4 MACH Arcticdawn’s Black Pearl, UD RN MXG MJS WLD “Pearl”, an “Aura” daughter, bred, owned, loved and trained by Raissa Hinman

AKC Agility Masters Jumpers Preferred
#6 ARCH Tanu Kindred Spirit at Modar CD RAE AX AXJ CGC RL3 (AOE) TT WPD WTD “Arwah”, a “Sunny” son, bred by Sandi Shrager; owned, loved and trained by Mary Swinyer

AKC Obedience Finals - 2014

AKC Obedience - Beginner Novice
#2 ARCH Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, BN RE OA OAJ RL1X RL3(AOE) WTD WPD “Turbo”, owned, loved and trained by Mary Swinyer

AKC Obedience – Novice
#1 Mountain Home’s Powder Hound, CDX RE CGC CDX WPDX WTDA O-TN-E EAC TG-E HP-O WV-O NCC OJC “Salem”, owned, loved and trained by Lara McDonald & Matt Mead

AKC Obedience – Graduate Novice
#1 Mountain Home’s Powder Hound, CDX RE CGC CDX WPDX WTDA O-TN-E EAC TG-E HP-O WV-O NCC OJC “Salem”, owned, loved and trained by Lara McDonald & Matt Mead

AKC Obedience – Pre Open
#1 ARCH Tanu Kindred Spirit at Modar CD RAE AX AXJ CGC RL3 (AOE) TT WPD WTD “Arwah”, a “Sunny” son, bred by Sandi Shrager; owned, loved and trained by Mary Swinyer

AKC Obedience – Open
#1 MACH4 Arcticdawn’s Boots R’ Made For Mushin’, UDX5 OM5 RE MXS2 MJS2 MXF MFB T2B WLD WWPDX “Bootstrap”, an “Aura” son, bred, owned, loved and trained by Raissa Hinman
#2 Mountain Home’s Powder Hound, CDX RE CGC CDX WPDX WTDA O-TN-E EAC TG-E HP-O WV-O NCC OJC “Salem” owned, loved and trained by Lara McDonald & Matt Mead

AKC Obedience – Utility
#1 MACH4 Arcticdawn’s Boots R’ Made For Mushin’, UDX5 OM5 RE MXS2 MJS2 MXF MFB T2B WLD WWPDX “Bootstrap”, an “Aura” son, bred, owned, loved and trained by Raissa Hinman
#2 MACH Arcticdawn’s Black Pearl, UD RN MXG MJS WLD “Pearl” an “Aura” daughter, bred, owned, loved and trained by Raissa Hinman




March 1-2, 2014 "Salem" Mountain Home's Powder Hound, HIT, CGC, WTD, WPDX, OAC, TN-O, NJC, TG-N, WV-N won High In Trial at her AKC Obedience debut at the Dog Obedience Training Club of Anchorage Trials in Anchorage, AK! ! On Saturday, Salem earned 1st Place in Novice A and High In Trial with a score of 194! On Sunday she earned the second leg toward her AKC Companion Dog degree with another 1st Place in Novice A and a score of 187! Congratulations to her owners Lara McDonald and Matt Mead!
Salem
2014 AKC National Obedience Championship "Aura" MACH4 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, HIT, UDX, OM1, VER, MXC2, MJC2, MXF, TQX, RE, WLD has been invited to participate in the prestigious AKC National Obedience Championship, to be held in Harrisburg, PA on March 29-30, 2014! Only the Top 3 Obedience dogs in each breed are invited! HUGE Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
February 2, 2014 "Sunny's" son "Wes" U-RBIS/CH UWPCH Winterstarz Western Star, CGC, RN, WWPD, WLD, WPD completed the requirements for his AMCA Working Lead Dog title! Congratulations to his breeders/owners Karina Burger and Tim O'Brien!
Wes
February 1-2, 2014 "Salem" Mountain Home's Powder Hound,CGC, WTD, WPDX, OAC, TN-O, NJC, TG-N, WV-N earned her NADAC Weavers Novice title at the Matanuska Canine Agility Handlers Trials in Palmer, AK! Salem finished the weekend with 8 Q's, three 1st Placements, two 2nd Placements, one 3rd Placement and one 4th Placement!  Congratulations to her owners Lara McDonald and Matt Mead!
Salem
January 26, 2014 "Sunny's" son "Nitro" Am/Can Ch. Catera's Load N Go, WTD won Winners Dog to finish his AKC Championship at the Chain O'Lakes Kennel Club Show in Grayslake, IL! Congratulations to his breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Kanzelberger!
Nitro
January 21, 2014 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RA, OA, NAJ, WTD, WPD, RL3 completed the requirements for his AMCA Working Pack Dog title! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
Mary with Arwah and Turbo
2013 AKC National Agility Invitational "Aura" MACH4 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, HIT, VER, MXC2, MJC2, MXF, TQX, RE, WLD has been invited to participate in the prestigious AKC National Agility Invitational, to be held in Orlando, FL on December 14-15, 2013! Only the Top 5 dogs in each breed are invited! HUGE Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
December 2013 "Jade" Mountain Home's Hidden Treasure had her incredible story of triumphing over adversity told in the December/January issue of Pet Connection Magazine! Congratulations and thank you to her owners Rod and Tannis Clough!
December 7, 2013 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RA, OA, NAJ, WTD, RL3 earned his AKC Open Agility title with a 2nd Place at the Miniature Bull Terrier Club of America's Agility Trial in San Martin, CA! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
December 3, 2013 "Trek" Mountain Home's Tracks On The Trail, WTD is OFA (Hips) Excellent!
Trek
November 29-December 1, 2013 "Kona" DesDeni's Heart Of Mountain Home, CGC, NAP, JSO, RSN earned his AKC Novice Agility Preferred title at the Five Flags Dog Training Club's Agility Trials in Pensacola, FL! Congratulations to his owner Des Miller!
Kona
November 23, 2013 "Sunny's" son "Wes" U-RBIS/CH UWPCH Winterstarz Western Star, CGC, RN, WWPD, WTD, WPD won Winners Dog/Best of Winners and Best of Breed at the Minneapolis Kennel Club Show in Shakopee, MN! Congratulations to his breeders/owners Karina Burger and Tim O'Brien!
November 4, 2013 "Hilary" Mtn Home's Northernmost Hiking Hilary, WTD had her eye exam and passed with clear/normal eyes! Congratulations to her owner Marit Kangas!
Hilary
October 26-27, 2013 "Salem" Mountain Home's Powder Hound,CGC, WTD, WPDX, OAC, TN-O, NJC, TGN earned her NADAC Open Agility and Open Tunnelers titles at the Matanuska Canine Agility Handlers Trials in Palmer, AK! Salem finished the weekend with 5 Q's, three 1st Placements and two 2nd Placements! Congratulations to her owners Lara McDonald and Matt Mead!
Salem
October 25, 2013 "Kona" DesDeni's Heart Of Mountain Home, CGC, JSO, RSN earned his ASCA Regular Standard Novice title and his Jumpers Standard Open title and High In Trial at the Pan-Handlers ASCA sanctioned Agility Trial in Baker, FL! Congratulations to his owner Des Miller!
October 12, 2013 "Bella" ARCHMX Mtn Home's Isabel Of The Ball, RE, CD, CGC, CD-C finished her World Cynosport Rally Master Championship to become the 1st Alaskan Malamute in breed history to earn an APDT ARCHMX title! HUGE Congratulations to her owner Ruth Ellis!
Bella
October 8, 2013 "Aura" MACH4 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, HIT, VER, MXC2, MJC2, MXF, TQX, RE, WLD placed 1st in Utility B Obedience with a score o 190.5 and 2nd in Open B Obedience with a score of 183.0 at the Alaskan Malamute Club of America Central Area Regional Specialty Show in Ocomonowoc, WI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
October 7, 2013 "Sunny's" son "Wes" U-RBIS/CH UWPCH Winterstarz Western Star, CGC, RN, WWPD, WTD, WPD placed 1st in Rally Novice B at the Alaskan Malamute Club of America Central Area Regional Specialty Show in Ocomonowoc, WI! This finished Wes's Rally Novice title with a score of 99 out of 100 points! Congratulations to his breeders/owners Karina Burger and Tim O'Brien!
Wes
October 6, 2013 "Bella" ARCHEX Mtn Home's Isabel Of The Ball, RE, CD, CGC, CD-C finished her Compainion Dog Sports Program CD-C title! Congratulations to her owner Ruth Ellis!
Bella
October 1, 2013 We welcome to the world a new litter sired by our "Sunny" (via the miracle of frozen semen). The stork arrived in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom bringing 4 girls! and 1 boy!  Congratulations to Mom "Minx" Hyteton Harvest Festival At Sledog, WPD, WTD and her owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Minx
September 27, 2013 "Sunny's" son "Wes" U-RBIS/CH UWPCH Winterstarz Western Star, CGC, WWPD, WTD, WPD had his eye exam and passed with clear/normal eyes! Congratulations to his breeders/owners Karina Burger and Tim O'Brien!
Wes
September 15, 2013 "Sunny's" son "Wes" U-RBIS/CH UWPCH Winterstarz Western Star, CGC, WWPD, WTD, WPD earned his United Kennel Club Weight Pull Champion title! Congratulations to his breeders/owners Karina Burger and Tim O'Brien!
September 7, 2013 "Sunny's" son "Wes" U-RBIS/CH Winterstarz Western Star, CGC, WWPD, WTD, WPD passed his AKC Canine Good Citizenship test! Congratulations to his breeders/owners Karina Burger and Tim O'Brien!
September 2, 2013 "Salem" Mountain Home's Powder Hound, CGC, WTD, WPDX, NAC, NJC, TGN completed the requirements for her AMCA Working Pack Dog Excellent title with 3 multi-day hikes in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park,the Reserrection Pass Trail and on Kesugi Ridge in Denali State Park, AK! HUGE Congratulations to her owners Lara McDonald and Matt Mead!
Salem Ryder Lara and Matt   Salem and Ryder
July 21, 2013 "Wilder" Mtn Home's NM A Touch Of The Wild won BIS-2 Puppy at his first match show in Southern Lapland! Congratulations to his owner Marit Kangas!
Wilder
July 13, 2013 "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD, WPD won Best of Breed and the dog Challenge Certificate at the National Working And Pastoral Breeds Society Championship Show in Malvern, Worcestershire, U.K.! Congratulations to his owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Nero
June 29-30, 2013 "Sunny's" son "Wes" U-RBIS/CH Winterstarz Western Star, CGC, WWPD, WTD, WPD completed his United Kennel Club Championship with a Reserve Best In Show! And Wes earned the Total Dog designation by also winning the weight pull competition with a pull of 2,410 lbs. which was 26.5 times his body weight! Congratulations to his breeders/owners Karina Burger and Tim O'Brien!
Wes  Wes
June 25, 2013 We welcome to the world a new litter sired by our "Jake". The stork arrived in British Columbia, Canada bringing 3 girls! and 2 boys!  Congratulations to Mom "Kadence" Inharmony's  Kadence and her owner Ruth Kellogg!
June 4, 2013 "Zing" Mountain Home's Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart graduated from Puppy Kindergarten classes at Emerald Dog Obedience Club in Eugene, OR! Congratulations to her owners Judy Stromquist and Sue Hanna!
Zing!
June 2, 2013 "Sunny's" daughter "Lexus"  Canadian Ch. Catera's Luxury Edition, WTD won Winners Bitch/Best Of Winners/Best of Opposite Sex for a 3 point major AND "Sunny's" son "Wes" Winterstarz Western Star, WWPD, WTD, WPD won Winners Dog, a 3 point major for his first AKC Championship points! at the Fargo-Moorhead Kennel Club Show in Fargo, ND! Congratulations to Lexus' breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Kanzelberger! Congratulations to Wes' breeders/owners Karina Burger and Tim O'Brien as well!
Lexus  Wes
May 18, 2013 "Sunny's" son "Dunk" Sledog Dream Maker won Reserve Best of Breed at the Pinxton and District Canine Society Open Show in Alfreton,Derbys, England! Congratulations to his breeder/owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Dunk
Also on May 18th, I took "Klondy" Mtn Home's Daughter Of The Gold Rush, WTD, "Trek" Mountain Home's Tracks On The Trail, WTD and "Skipper" Mountain Home's Drift Skipper, WLD to Bellingham for CERF eye exams and they all passed with clear/normal eyes!
Skipper Trek Klondy
May 17- 19, 2013 "Kona" DesDeni's Heart Of Mountain Home, CGC, JSN earned his ASCA Jumpers Standard Novice title on May 17th at the Pan-Handlers ASCA sanctioned Agility Trial in Baker, FL! In three days of trials, Kona earned eight 1st Placements and three 3rd Places! Congratulations to his owner Des Miller!  
   
May 12, 2013 "Sunny's" son "Wes" Winterstarz Western Star, WWPD, WTD, WPD completed the requirements for his AMCA Working Pack Dog title! Congratulations to his breeders/owners Karina Burger and Tim O'Brien!
Wes
May 8, 2013 A photo of "Wilder" Mtn Home's NM A Touch Of The Wild at 5 weeks of age won a 'Puppy Pictures' photo contest offered by  Alpine Publications!
Wilder
May 4, 2013 Lots of great news from the Alaskan Malamute Club of the United Kingdom's Specialty Show which was held in Markfield, Leicestershire, U.K.! Sunny's son "Dunk" Sledog Dream Maker placed 1st in the Yearling Dog Class! "Dunk" and "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD, WPD won Best  Brace! And "Nero" placed 2nd in Veteran Dog 7-9 Years and 3rd in Special Working Certified Dog! Congratulations to their owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
. Nero
May 1, 2013 "Ryder" Mountain Home's I'm A Real Wild One graduated from Puppy classes at Alyeska Canine Trainers in Anchorage, AK! Congratulations to her owners Lara McDonald and Matt Mead!
Ryder
April 27-28, 2013 "Salem" Mountain Home's Powder Hound,CGC, WTD, WPD, NAC, NJC, TGN earned 3 new titles in Agility at the Matanuska Agility Canine Handlers NADAC Agility Trials in Wasilla, AK earning three 1st Placements, one 2nd and two 3rd Places! Salem titled in Regular Agility, Jumpers and TouchNGo! Congratulations to her owners Lara McDonald and Matt Mead!
Salem
April 27, 2013 "Indy" Mountain Home's Rubicon Wind graduated from Puppy Kindergarten classes at Courteous Canine in South Kingstown, RI! Congratulations to his owners Vicki McKinney and Dave Fredrikson!
Indy    
April 7, 2013 "Aura" MACH4 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, VER, HIT, RE, MXG2, MJG2, MXF, TQX, HIT, WLD, ROMWD finished her AKC Master Agility Championship 4 at the Fort Detroit German Wirehaired Pointer Club's Agility Trial in Dexter, MI! Aura is the second Alaskan Malamute in breed history to earn a MACH4! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura
April 4-6, 2013 "Hilary" Mtn Home's Northernmost Hiking Hilary, WTD and "Sunny's" daughter "Lyra" Sledog Dream Leaper, WTD completed the requirements for their AMCA Working Team Dog titles on a multi-day trip on the edge of Sarek National Park in Sweden! Congratulations to their owner Marit Kangas and Lyra's breeders Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Hilary and Tuisku Lyra
March/April 2013 "Sunny's" son "Xion" Sledog Dream Factory For Ayakulik WWPD, WTDX, WLDA completed the requirements for his AMCA Working Team Dog Excellent and Working Lead Dog Advanced titles on multi-day trips in Swedish Lapland! Congratulations to his owners Sara and James Barstow and his breeders Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Xion
March 25, 2013 "Trek" Mountain Home's Tracks On The Trail, WTD completed the requirements for her AMCA Working Team Dog title!
Skipper and Trek
March 24, 2013 "Sunny's" son "Dunk" Sledog Dream Maker won Reserve Best of Breed at the Retford Canine Society Open Show in Birminghamshire, Lincoln, England! Congratulations to his breeder/owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Dunk
Also on March 24, 2013, "Sunny's" son "Denali" Sledog Dream Seeker, WTD finished the requirements for his Working Team Dog title whilst sledding in arctic Sweden! Congratulations to his owner Anna Darlow and his breeders Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Anna's team in Sweden
February 16, 2013 "Kona" DesDeni's Heart Of Mountain Home, CGC made his AKC Agility debut at the Five Flags Dog Training Club's Agility Trial in Pensacola, FL earning 1st Place in Novice FAST (Fifteen and Send Time) and 2nd Place in the 24" Novice Jumpers With Weaves class! Congratulations to his owners Des and Denise  Miller!
Kona
January 27, 2013 "Kona" DesDeni's Heart Of Mountain Home, CGC made his competition Agility debut at the Pan-Handlers ASCA sanctioned Agility Trial in Baker, FL earning 1st Place in Novice with a QQ and the High-In-Trial award! Congratulations to his owners Des and Denise Miller!
Kona    Kona
January 20, 2013 "Sunny's" son "Wes" UWP Winterstarz Western Star, WWPD, WTD completed the requirements for his AMCA Working Team Dog title! Congratulations to his breeders/owners Karina Burger and Tim O'Brien!
Wes    Wes
January 2, 2013 We welcome to the world a new litter sired by Rubicon's Mojo Working, WTD! The stork arrived at Mountain Home bringing 2 boys! and 3 girls! Congratulations to "Stealth" for a job well done! Pics of the litter
2013 Alaskan Malamute Calendar! Miss January! "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD, WPDA, WWPD is featured in the 2013 Alaskan Malamute Club of America Calendar! Congratulations to her owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
Twisp
November 18, 2012 I took "Jake" Mountain Home's Jake Frost, WTD, WPD to Monroe for his CERF eye exam and he passed with clear/normal eyes!
Jake
October 27-28, 2012 "Salem" Mountain Home's Powder Hound, WTD, WPD, CGC made her competition Agility debut at the Matanuska Agility Canine Handlers NADAC Agility Trials in Palmer, AK earning four 1st Placements, one 2nd and one 3rd Place! Congratulations to her owners Lara McDonald and Matt Mead!
Salem
October 24, 2012 "Atka" Ch. MACH Arcticdawn's Guardian Spirit, UDX, HIT, NJP, NAP, WLD, WWPDX, WPD, CGC, AAAM, father of Abbie and Oreo's kids, received the All Around Alaskan Malamute award at the Alaskan Malamute Club of America's 2012 National Specialty! Congratulations to his owner/breeder Raissa Hinman!
Atka earnng a Utility Dog leg
October 12, 2012 "Sunny's" son "Wes" UWP Winterstarz Western Star, WWPD had his CERF eye exam and passed with clear/normal eyes! Congratulations to his breeders/owners Karina Burger and Tim O'Brien!
Wes
September 29, 2012 "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD, WPD placed 2nd in the Veteran Dog class and "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD, WPDA, WWPD placed 3rd in the Post Graduate Bitch class at the Alaskan Malamute Club of the United Kingdom Championship Show in Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, U.K.! Congratulations to Nero's owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh and to Twisp's owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
September 16, 2012 "Sunny's" son "Wes" UWP Winterstarz Western Star, WWPD completed the requirements for his AMCA Working Weight Pull Dog title! Congratulations to his breeders/owners Karina Burger and Tim O'Brien!
Wes
August 26 - 27, 2012 "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD, WPDA, WWPD and "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WLD, WPDA, WWPD completed the requirements for their AMCA Working Pack Dog Advanced titles! Congratulations to their owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
Leader and Twisp
August 10, 2012 "Stealth" Mtn Home's Runnin In The Shadows, WTD, WPD completed the requirements for her AMCA Working Pack Dog title with a backpacking trip on the Pacific Crest Trail!
Stealth
August 4, 2012 "Sunny's" sons "Dunk" Sledog Dream Maker and "Spek" Sledog Dream Warrior and their grandfather "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD, WPD had their BVA/KC/ISDS eye exams and all passed with clear/normal eyes! Congratulations to their breeders/owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
July 29, 2012 "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WLD, WPD, WWPD placed VHC in the Post Graduate Dog class at the Leeds City and District Canine Association Championship Show in Nr Leeds, U.K.! Congratulations to his owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
Leader
July 1, 2012 "Sunny's" son "Wes" UWP Winterstarz Western Star was awarded his United Kennel Club Weight Puller Degree! Congratulations to his breeders/owners Karina Burger and Tim O'Brien!
June 24, 2012 "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD, WPD, WWPD and "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WLD, WPD, WWPD had their BVA/KC/ISDS eye exams and both passed with clear/normal eyes!
Twsip    Leader
June 16, 2012 "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD, WPD, WWPD placed 2nd in the Post Graduate Bitch class and "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WLD, WPD, WWPD placed 3rd in Post Graduate Dog, at the Kelso Championship Dog Show in Kelso, Scotland, U.K., qualifying them both for entry in the prestigious Crufts Dog Show which will be held in March 2013! Congratulations to their owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
June 6, 2012 "Klondy" Mtn Home's Daughter Of The Gold Rush, WTD is OFA (Hips) Good!
Klondy
June 2, 2012 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RA, NA, NAJ, WTD, RL3 finished his APDT Rally Level 3 title with 198 points and 3rd Place! He also earned an Award Of Excellence for scores over 190 on all 3 legs which earned class placements for all 3 legs as well! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
June 1, 2012 "Sunny's" daughter "Lexus", Canadian Ch. Catera's Luxury Edition, WTD won Winners Bitch/Best Of Winners/Best of Breed AND went on to a Group 4 and Sunny's son "Wes" Winterstarz Western Star was Reserve Winners Dog (his very first show) at the Fargo-Moorhead Kennel Club Show in West Fargo, ND! Congratulations to "Lexus's" breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Volkomener and Congratulations to "Wes's" breeders/owners Karina Burger and Tim O'Brien!
Lexus and Wes  
May 31, 2012 I took "Klondy" Mtn Home's Daughter Of The Gold Rush, WTD and "Stealth" Mtn Home's Runnin In The Shadows, WTD to Bellingham for CERF eye exams and both passed with clear/normal eyes!
Stealth    
May 27, 2012 "Sunny's" son "Xion" Sledog Dream Factory For Ayakulik passed his Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Bronze Award at the Alaskan Malamute Club of  the United Kingdom Fun Day in Markfield, Leicestershire, U.K! Congratulations to his owners Sara and James Barstow and his breeders Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Xion
May 26, 2012 Lots of great news from the Alaskan Malamute Club of the United Kingdom's Specialty Show which was held in Markfield, Leicestershire, U.K.! "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD, WPD, WWPD with "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WLD, WPD, WWPD placed 1st in the Brace class and "Nero" Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD, WPD with Sunny's son "Dunk" Sledog Dream Maker placed 2nd in the Brace class! "Nero" placed 2nd in the Stud Dog class, 2nd in the Import Dog class, 2nd in the Working Dog class and Reserve in Open Dog! "Twisp" placed 3rd in the Working Bitch class and VHC in Post Graduate Bitch! And "Leader" placed VHC in the Post Graduate Dog class and VHC in Open Dog in the Rescue Stakes! Congratulations to all of these dogs' wonderful owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell and Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
May 17, 2012 "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD, WPD, WWPD passed her Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Gold Award at the Wigton Dog Training Club in Wigton, England!  Congratulations to her owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
Twisp
May 9, 2012 Mountain Home puppies "Kona" DesDeni's Heart Of Mountain Home, "Trek" Mountain Home's Tracks On The Trail, "Jade" Mountain Home's Hidden Treasure and "Hilary" Mtn Home's Northernmost Hiking Hilary are featured on the back cover of the newly reprinted book The Alaskan Malamute Yesterday and Today by Brooks and Wallis! This informative breed book is available for purchase from Alpine Publications
The Alaskan Malamute Yesterday and Today          Kona Trek Jade and Hilary  
May 5, 2012 "Kona" DesDeni's Heart Of Mountain Home graduated from Beginner Agility classes at Pets Behave in Fort Walton Beach, FL! Congratulations to his owners Denise and Des Miller!
Kona
April 19, 2012  We received the results from the DNA tests for the Polyneuropathy gene and "Jake" Mountain Home's Jake Frost, WTD, WPD, "Stealth" Mtn Home's Runnin In The Shadows, WTD, "Skipper" Mountain Home's Drift Skipper, WLD and "Sunny" Mtn Home's Spring In The Air, WLD are all clear (homozygous normal)!
April 14, 2012 "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD, WPD won Best of Breed from the Open Dog class AND went on to a Group 1 at the Mansfield and District Canine Society Open Show in Chesterfield, U.K.! Congratulations to his owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Nero
April 7, 2012 We welcome to the world a new "Sunny" daughter. The stork arrived at Tanu Alaskan Malamutes bringing a singleton puppy, 1 girl! Congratulations to Mom "Ila" Tanu's Winterdance and her owner Sandi Shrager!
Galena
March 13, 2012 "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WLD, WPD, WWPD completed the requirements for his AMCA Working Lead Dog title! Congratulations to his owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
Leader Twisp and Dash
March 8, 2012 "Skipper" Mountain Home's Drift Skipper, WLD completed the requirements for his AMCA Working Lead Dog title!
Skipper
February 14, 2012 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RA, NA, NAJ, WTD, RL2 and "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RAE, CD, OA, AXJ, TT, WPD, WTD, CGC, RL3 completed the requirements for their AMCA Working Team Dog titles! Congratulations to their owner Mary Swinyer!
February 12, 2012 "Aura" MACH3 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, VER, RE, MXF, TQX, HIT, WLD finished her AKC Master Agility Championship 3 at the Ann Arbor Dog Training Club in Dexter, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura
February 11, 2012 "Kona" DesDeni's Heart Of Mountain Home graduated from Puppy 2 classes at Pets Behave in Fort Walton Beach, FL! Congratulations to his owners Denise and Des Miller!
January 15, 2012 "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD, WPD, WWPD and "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WTD, WPD, WWPD completed the requirements for their AMCA Working Weight Pull Dog titles! Congratulations to their owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
2012 Alaskan Malamute Calendar! Miss November "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD, WPD and Miss March "Kira" Winterstarz Kira Of The Sunny Skies (a "Sunny" daughter) are both featured in the 2012 Alaskan Malamute Club of America Calendar! Congratulations to Twisp's owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell and Kira's owners Trista Hart and Janahan Rajaratnam!
Kira    Twsip    
2011 Alaskan Malamute Club of America Performance & Obedience Standings
#1 Novice Rally:  "Joy" Mtn Home's Skipper's Snow Cruiser's Joy, RN, CGC
#9 Advanced Rally:  "Joy" Mtn Home's Skipper's Snow Cruiser's Joy, RN, CGC
#4 Excellent Rally:  "Bella" ARCHX Mtn Home's Isabel Of The Ball, RE, CD, CGC, RL3
#1 Beginner Novice Obedience:  "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RE, CD, CGC
#5 Novice Obedience:  "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RE, CD, CGC
#2 Open Obedience:  "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, VER, RE, MXF, TQX, HIT, WLD
#1 Utility Obedience:  "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, VER, RE, MXF, TQX, HIT, WLD
#1 Versatility Obedience:  "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, VER, RE, MXF, TQX, HIT, WLD
#1 Excellent Standard Agility:  "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, VER, RE, MXF, TQX, HIT, WLD
#1 Excellent Jumpers With Weaves Agility:  "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, VER, RE, MXF, TQX, HIT, WLD
2011 Alaskan Malamute Club of the United Kingdom Standings
#10 Stud Dog:  "Nero" Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD, WPD
#9 Import:  "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WTD, WPD
#13 Import:  "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD, WPD
December 16, 2011 "Kona" DesDeni's Heart Of Mountain Home graduated from Puppy Kindergarten classes at Pets Behave in Fort Walton Beach, FL! Congratulations to his owners Denise and Des Miller!
Kona     
December 11,2011"Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, VER, RE, MXF, TQX, HIT, WLD finished her AKC Versatility title in Obedience at the Obedience Training Club of Greater Lansing in East Lansing, MI becoming the first VER titled Alaskan Malamute in breed history! HUGE Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura
November 17, 2011 "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD, WPD passed her Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Silver Award at the Wigton Dog Training Club in Wigton, England! Congratulations to her owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
Twisp
November 6, 2011"Bella" ARCHEX Mtn Home's Isabel Of The Ball, RE, CD, CGC finished her APDT Rally Champion Extraordinaire title to become the 1st Alaskan Malamute in breed history to earn an APDT ARCHEX! HUGE Congratulations to her owner Ruth Ellis!
Results from the AMCA National Specialty Show and Great Lakes Area Regional Specialty Show~
October 29, 2011 "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, HIT, TQX, RE, WLD placed 2nd in the Working Bitch class at the AMCA National Specialty Show in Ann Arbor, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura
October 27, 2011 "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, HIT, TQX, RE, WLD won High Combined Score in Obedience at the AMCA National Specialty Obedience Trial in Ann Arbor, MI! "Aura" placed 1st in Utility B with a score of 194 and she placed 2nd in Open B with a score of 195.5! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura
October 26, 2011 "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, HIT, TQX, RE, WLD placed 1st in the 24" Excellent B Jumpers With Weaves class and 2nd in the 24" Excellent B Standard class at the AMCA National Specialty Agility Trial in Ann Arbor, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura
And "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, HIT, TQX, RE, WLD placed 2nd in the quality packed Working Dog Showcase at the AMCA National Specialty Show in Ann Arbor, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
October 25, 2011 "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, HIT, TQX, RE, WLD placed 2nd in the 24" Excellent B Jumpers With Weaves class and 2nd in the 24" Excellent B Standard class at the AMCA Great Lakes Regional Specialty Agility Trial in Ann Arbor, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
October 24, 2011 "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, HIT, TQX, RE, WLD won High Combined Score in Obedience at the AMCA Great Lakes Regional Obedience Trial in Ann Arbor, MI! "Aura" placed 1st in Open B with a score of 195.5 and she placed 2nd in Utility B with a score of 194.5! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
October 14-16, 2011 "Bella" ARCHX Mtn Home's Isabel Of The Ball, RE, CD, CGC, RL3 finished her AKC Rally Excellent title with 3 straight qualifying legs, which included 1st place in her class on Friday and Sunday and 3rd place in her class on Saturday at the Souhegan Kennel Club's Rally Trials in Amherst, NH! Congratulations to her owner Ruth Ellis!
October 9, 2011 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RA, NA, NAJ, RL2 earned the 6th and 7th APDT Rally Level 1 legs toward his RL1X title with 209 points (out of 210) and placed 4th and 5th in his classes (morning and afternoon trials) at the Just Rewards APDT RallyO Trials at the Java Dog Training Center in Redwood City, CA! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
Turbo and Mary
October 2, 2011 "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD, WPD and "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WTD, WPD completed the requirements for their AMCA Working Pack Dog titles with a backpacking trip in the Lakes District of England! Congratulations to their owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
Twisp and Leader
September 25, 2011 "Bella" ARCHX Mtn Home's Isabel Of The Ball, RA, CD, CGC, RL3 finished her AKC Compainion Dog Obedience degree AND her AKC Rally Advanced title on the same day at the Saccarappa Obedience Club Trials in Portland, ME! Congratulations to her owner Ruth Ellis!
September 24, 2011 "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WTD placed 1st in the Special Rescue Stakes Junior Dog/ Bitch class and "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD placed VHC in the Special Rescue Stakes Open Bitch class at the Alaskan Malamute Club Of The United Kingdom Championship Show in Warwickshire, UK! Congratulations to their owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
Leader
September 17, 2011 "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RE, CD, CGC finished her AKC Compainion Dog Obedience degree and placed 2nd in Novice A at the Wenatchee Kennel Club Show in Cashmere, WA!
April and Pat  April
And "Joy" Mtn Home's Skipper's Snow Cruiser's Joy, RN, CGC placed 4th in her AKC Rally Advanced competition debut to earn the first leg toward her RA title! Congratulations to their owner Pat Benjamin!
Joy and Pat
August 27, 2011 "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD and "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WTD placed 3rd in Brace Stakes (all Working/Pastoral/Utility & Toy breeds) at the Scottish Kennel Club Show in Edinburgh, Scotland! Congratulations to their owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
August 26, 2011 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RA, NA, NAJ, RL2 placed 1st in his Open Standard class at the Mensona Kennel Club Agility Trial in Santa Rosa, CA to earn his first AKC Open Agility leg! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
Turbo
August 19, 2011 The stork arrived at Mountain Home bringing 1 boy! and 3 girls! Congratulations to "Stealth" for a job well done! New pics of the litter.
Earlier in the day at the Snow King Alaskan Malamute Fanciers Specialty Show in Enumclaw, WA, "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RE, BN, CGC was High Scoring Dog in Obedience with a score of 190 and 1st Place in Novice A, earning the first leg of her AKC Companion Dog (CD) degree! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin! And "Sunny's" daughter "Emmy" Ch. Tanu's Remembrance won Select Bitch in conformation at the SKAMF Specialty Show earning a 5 point major toward her AKC Grand Championship! Congratulations to her breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
August 14, 2011"Gemma" Mtn Home's Northernmost Gem, WTD, WPD completed the second leg toward her AMCA Working Pack Dog Excellent title on a multi day backpacking trip on the island of Senja in *northernmost* Norway! Congratulations to her owner Marit Kangas!
Gemma and Tuisku Fredrik with Gem and Tuisku
August 9, 2011 We welcome to the world a new litter sired by our "Sunny" (via the miracle of frozen semen). The stork arrived in Lincolnshire,United Kingdom bringing 4 boys! and 1 girl! Congratulations to Mom "Aria" BPISS Sledog Forest Stream and her owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
Aria and pups
July 31, 2011 "Salem" Mountain Home's Powder Hound, WTD, WPD, CGC completed the requirements for her AMCA Working Pack Dog title with a backpacking trip to Lost Lake in the Chugach National Forest in Alaska! Congratulations to her owners Lara McDonald and Matt Mead!
Salem and her hiking buddies
2011 AKC Agility Invitational "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, HIT, TQX, RE, WLD is the #1 Alaskan Malamute in AKC Agility and  has been invited to participate in the prestigious AKC Agility Invitational, to be held in Orlando, FL on December 17-18, 2011! HUGE Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
July 30-31, 2011 "Sunny's" daughter "Emmy" Ch. Tanu's Remembrance won Select Bitch on Saturday and Best Of Opposite Sex on Sunday at the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club Shows in Sequim, WA to earn the initial points toward her AKC Grand Championship! Congratulations to her breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
July 27, 2011 "Jake" Mountain Home's Jake Frost, WTD, WPD finished the requirements for his AMCA Working Pack Dog title with a hike in the Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness west of Twisp!
Jake and Klondy
July 10, 2011 "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM1, HIT, TQX, RE, WLD finished her AKC Triple Q Excellent title at the Greater Toledo Obedience Training Club Agility Trial in Sylvania, OH! Another 1st in Alaskan Malamute breed history for Aura! HUGE Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
June 18- 19, 2011 "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RE, BN, CGC finished her AKC Beginner Novice Obedience title with a score of 195 1/2 out of 200 and 2nd Place on Saturday and 1st Place in her class with a score of 192 on Sunday! April was the High Scoring Dog in the Working Group both days at the Emerald Dog Obedience Club Trials in Elmira, OR! And "Joy" Mtn Home's Skipper's Snow Cruiser's Joy, RN, CGC placed 1st in her AKC Rally Novice class on Saturday with a score of 98 out of 100 and placed 4th in her class on Sunday at the Emerald Dog Obedience Club's Rally Trials! Congratulations to their owner Pat Benjamin!
Joy and April
June 18, 2011 "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD and "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WTD had their BVA/KC/ISDS eye exams and both passed with clear/normal eyes!
Twisp and Leader
June 6, 2011 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RA, NA, NAJ, RL2 earned his 4th and 5th leg toward his APDT RL1X title with scores of 197 and 208 points at the Mixed Breed Club of California's APDT RallyO Trial in Redwood City, CA! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
June 2, 2011 "Joy" Mtn Home's Skipper's Snow Cruiser's Joy, RN, CGC graduated from Intermediate Obedience classes at Pet Village Dog Training in Salem, OR! Joy took top honors on her final exam with a score of 98 out of 100 points! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
May 21, 2011 "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WTD placed 2nd in the Junior-Dog class at the Scottish Kennel Club Championship Show in Edinburgh, Scotland which qualifies him for entry in the prestigious Crufts Dog Show which will be held in March 2012! Congratulations to his owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
May 12, 2011 "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD passed her Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Bronze Award at the Wigton Dog Training Club in Wigton, England! Congratulations to her owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
Twisp
May 8, 2011 "Bella" ARCHX Mtn Home's Isabel Of The Ball, RN, CGC, RL3 finished her AKC Rally Novice title with a score of 95 at the American Bullmastiff Association's Rally Trial in Franklin, MA! Congratulations to her owner Ruth Ellis!
Bella's brother "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RA, NA, NAJ, RL2 earned his first APDT Rally Level 3 leg with 197 points and 5th place at the Just Rewards APDT RallyO Trial at the Java Dog Training Center in Redwood City, CA! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
Sunny's son (Bella and Turbo's 1/2 brother) "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RAE, CD, OA, AXJ, TT, WPD, CGC, RL3 finished his APDT Rally Level 3 title with a perfect score of 210 and 2nd Place at the Just Rewards APDT RallyO Trial at the Java Dog Training Center in Redwood City, CA! And by earning scores of 190+ in his 3 qualifying legs, Arwah earned the Level 3 Award of Excellence! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
May 4, 2011  We welcome to the world a new litter sired by our "Sunny" (via the miracle of frozen semen). The stork arrived in Cokato, MN bringing 3 boys! and 1 girl! Congratulations to Mom "Aurie" Winterstarz Flaming AE Aurigae, WLD, WPD and her owners Tim O'Brien and Karina Burger!
Aurie and pups
May 3, 2011 I took "Jake" Mountain Home's Jake Frost, WTD, "Skipper" Mountain Home's Drift Skipper, WTD and "Stealth" Mtn Home's Runnin In The Shadows to Bellingham for CERF eye exams and all passed with clear/normal eyes!
May 1, 2011 "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM, HIT, XF, RE, WLD won Winners Bitch at the Progressive Dog Club of Wayne County Dog Show in Birch Run, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
April 30, 2011 "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UDX, OM, HIT, XF, RE, WLD finished her AKC Utility Dog Excellent title as well as her Obedience Master title to become the first OM titled malamute in breed history at the Progressive Dog Club of Wayne County Obedience Trial in Birch Run, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
April 24, 2011 "Gemma" Mtn Home's Northernmost Gem, WTDX, WPD completed the requirements for her AMCA Working Team Dog Excellent title with a multi day trip through the Kebnekaise mountain range in northern Sweden! Congratulations to her owner Marit Kangas!
Fredrik Gem and Titan on the trail Gemma
April 22, 2011 "Aura" MACH2 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD finished her AKC Master Agility Championship 2 at the Ann Arbor Dog Training Club's Agility Trial in Whitmore Lake, MI to become the breed's 3rd MACH2 titled Alaskan Malamute! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
2010 Alaskan Malamute Club of America Performance & Obedience Standings
#2 Excellent Rally:  "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RE, CGC
#2 Advanced Rally:  "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RE, CGC
#1 Utility Obedience:  "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD
#1 Open Obedience:  "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD
#1 Excellent Standard Agility:  "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD
#1 Excellent Jumpers With Weaves Agility:  "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD
April 16, 2011 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RA, NA, NAJ, RL2 earned his first AKC Open Agility Jumpers leg with a 1st Place in his class at the Mensona Kennel Club Agility Trial in Santa Rosa, CA! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
April 15, 2011 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RA, NA, NAJ, RL2 finished his AKC Novice Agility title with a clean run and 3rd Place at the Mensona Kennel Club Agility Trial in Santa Rosa, CA! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
April 3, 2011 "Bella" ARCHX Mtn Home's Isabel Of The Ball, CGC, RL3 finished her APDT Rally Level 3 title with a score of 205 as well as her ARCHX (APDT Rally Champion Excellent) title at the Monadnock Humane Society RallyO Trial in Swanzey, NH! And by earning scores of 190+ in her 3 qualifying legs, Bella earned the Level 3 Award of Excellence! Congratulations to her owner Ruth Ellis!
Bella
April 1-3, 2011 "Joy" Mtn Home's Skipper's Snow Cruiser's Joy, RN, CGC earned her AKC Rally Novice title with scores of 95, 99 and 97 (out of 100) with a 2nd Place on Friday and 3rd Place on Saturday at the Chintimini Kennel Club Rally Trials in Albany, OR! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
March 30, 2011 "Salem" Mountain Home's Powder Hound, WTD, CGC completed the requirements for her AMCA Working Team Dog title! Congratulations to her owners Lara McDonald and Matt Mead!
March 27, 2011 "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WTD placed 1st in the Post Graduate class and went on to win Best of Breed and Best Puppy in Breed at the Whitehaven and District Canine Association Open Dog Show in South Workington, Cumbria, UK! And littermate "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD placed 3rd in Post Graduate! This was the first time in the ring for these pups. What a fabulous way to begin their show careers! Congratulations to their owners Ian Elliott and Aimee Campbell!
Leader
And "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD  qualified in Utility and Open Obedience for the 9th leg toward her AKC Utility Dog Excellent title at the Companion Dog Training Club of Flint's all-breed Obedience Trials in Flint, MI!  Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
March 24, 2011"Sunny's" kids "Nitro" Catera's Load N Go, WTD and littermate "Lexus" Catera's Luxury Edition, WTD are OFA (Hips) Excellent! Congratulations to their breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Volkomener!
March 20, 2011 "Gemma" Mtn Home's Northernmost Gem, WTD, WPD completed the second leg toward her AMCA Working Team Dog Excellent title with a multi day trip through the Kebnekaise mountain range in northern Sweden! Congratulations to her owner Marit Kangas!
Gem and Titan on the trail    Titan and Gemma
March 13, 2011 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RA, NAJ, RL2 finished his APDT Rally Level 2 title with 207 points and 2nd Place at the Just Rewards APDT RallyO Trial at the Java Dog Training Center in Redwood City, CA! And by earning scores of 190+ in his first 3 qualifying legs, Turbo earned the Level 2 Award of Excellence! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
March 12, 2011 "Leader" Mountain Homes Lead Dog At Packice, WTD and "Twisp" Mountain Homes Packice Twisp, WTD as well as their litter sister "Klondy" Mtn Home's Daughter Of The Gold Rush, WTD completed the requirements for their AMCA Working Team Dog titles!
Twisp and Leader     Klondy
And "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD earned two 4th placements in Utility and qualified in Open twice for the 7th and 8th legs toward her AKC Utility Dog Excellent title at the Siberian Husky Club of Greater Detroit's all-breed Obedience Trials in Dexter, MI!  Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
February 26, 2011 "Salem" Mountain Home's Powder Hound, CGC passed her AKC Canine Good Citizenship test at Alyeska Canine Trainers in Anchorage, AK! Congratulations to her owners Lara McDonald and Matt Mead!
February 13, 2011 "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RE, CGC earned the first leg toward her AKC Beginner Novice (BN) Obedience title with a score of 196 out of 200 and 1st Place in her class at the McKenzie Cascade Dog Fanciers Obedience trial in Albany, OR! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
January 16, 2011 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RA, NAJ, RL1 placed 3rd in his Novice Agility Jumpers With Weaves class to finish his NAJ title! And "Turbo" placed 1st in the Novice Standard class earning the second leg toward his NA title at the Border Terrier Club of the Redwoods Agility trial in Santa Rosa, CA! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
Turbo
January 8, 2011"Deja's" father BISS Ch. Black Ice's High Voltage, WTD, WPD won Best In Specialty Show at the Minnesota Alaskan Malamute Specialty in St. Paul, MN! Congratulations to his owner/handler Karen Taylor and his breeders David and Shilon Bedford!
2011 Alaskan Malamute Calendars! "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RA, RL1 as well as "Atka" Ch. MACH Arcticdawn's Guardian Spirit, UDX, HIT, NJP, NAP, OF, WLD, WWPDX, WPD, CGC, father of Abbie and Oreo's kids are both featured in the 2011 Brown Trout Alaskan Malamute Calendar! Congratulations to their owners Mary Swinyer and Raissa Hinman!
Turbo      Atka     2011 Brown Trout calendar     
"Atka" Ch. MACH Arcticdawn's Guardian Spirit, UDX, HIT, NJP, NAP, OF, WLD, WWPDX, WPD, CGC, father of Abbie and Oreo's kids is featured in the 2011 Pet Prints Alaskan Malamute Calendar! Congratulations to his owner/breeder Raissa Hinman!
Atka      2011 Avonside calendar      2011 Pet Prints calendar
December 19, 2010 "Bella" ARCH Mtn Home's Isabel Of The Ball, CGC, RL2X finished her APDT Rally Level 2 Championship title as well as her ARCH (Rally Championship) title at the Monadnock Humane Society RallyO Trial in Swanzey, NH! Congratulations to her owner Ruth Ellis!
December 4 & 5, 2010 "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD placed 4th in the Working Group at the prestigious AKC National Obedience Invitational in Long Beach, CA! HUGE Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Working Group winners
"Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD made the final round of champions in the 24" class, placing 10th at the AKC Agility Invitational in Long Beach, CA! HUGE Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
And Gideon Hinman was the Top Scoring Junior Handler at the 2010 AKC Agility Invitational with "Sister's" daughter "Lia" Ch. MACH Arcticdawn's East Of Atka, UD, WTD, WWPDX, placing 13th in the 20 inch class! HUGE Congratulations to Gideon!
Gideon and Lia
December 2, 2010 "Joy" Mtn Home's Skipper's Snow Cruiser's Joy, CGC passed her AKC Canine Good Citizenship test! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
Joy
December 1, 2010 "Salem" Mountain Home's Powder Hound graduated from Advanced Beginners Obedience classes at Alyeska Canine Trainers in Anchorage, AK! Congratulations to her owners Lara McDonald and Matt Mead!
Salem
November 17, 2010 "Joy" Mtn Home's Skipper's Snow Cruiser's Joy graduated from Novice Obedience classes at Pet Village Dog Training in Salem, OR! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
October 23,2010 "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD earned the 6th leg toward her Utility Dog Excellent title at the Marshbanks Golden Retriever Club of South-Central Michigan Obedience Trial in Ann Arbor, MI!  Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Results from the AMCA National Specialty Show and Rocky Mountain Area Regional Specialty Show~
October 21, 2010 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RA, RL1 finished his AKC Rally Advanced title with a score of 92 and 2nd place in his class at the AMCA National Specialty Rally Trial in Denver, CO! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
Turbo
October 20, 2010 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RAE, CD, OA, AXJ, TT, WPD, CGC, RL2 had a clean run in his Excellent Jumpers With Weaves class to finish his AKC AXJ title at the AMCA National Specialty Agility Trial in Denver, CO! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah
And his litter brother "Sunny"  GCh./Can Ch. Tanu's Sundance Kid, WTD, WPD placed 2nd in the Working Dog Showcase at the AMCA National Speciality Show in Denver, CO!  Congratulations to his breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
And their half brother "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RN, RL1 earned another leg toward his AKC Novice Jumpers With Weaves title with a perfect score of 100 points and 1st Place in his class at the AMCA National Specialty Agility Trial in Denver, CO! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
October 19, 2010 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RN, RL1 earned the first leg toward his AKC Novice JWW (Jumpers With Weaves) title and 1st Place in his class at the AMCA National Specialty Agility Trial in Denver, CO! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
And also at the AMCA National Specialty Agility Trial, "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RAE, CD, OA, OAJ, TT, WPD, CGC, RL2 earned the first leg toward his AKC Novice FAST (Fifteen And Send Time) title and placed 1st in his class! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
October 18, 2010 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RN, RL1 earned a leg and placed 2nd in Rally Advanced at the AMCA Rocky Mountain Area Regional Specialty Rally Trial in Denver, CO! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
Turbo
October 10, 2010 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RAE, CD, OA, OAJ, TT, WPD, CGC, RL2 finished his APDT Rally Level 2 title with 210 points and 3rd Place at the Just Rewards APDT RallyO Trial at the Java Dog Training Center in Redwood City, CA! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah
October 9 & 10, 2010 "Sunny's" daughter "Lexus" Ch. Catera's Luxury Edition, WTD won Winners Female/Best Of Winners and Best of Breed on Saturday to finish her Canadian Championship at the Fort Garry Kennel Club Show in Oakbank, Manitoba, Canada! Then she moved up to Specials on Sunday and did it again, Best of Breed AND she went on to a Group 3! Congratulations to her breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Volkomener!
Lexus
October 3, 2010 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RN, RL1 placed 2nd in a 10 dog class in his Rally Advanced debut at the Fremont Dog Training Club all-breed Rally Trial in Hayward, CA! "Turbo" earned the first leg toward his AKC Rally Advanced (RA) title with a score of 95 out of 100 points! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
 Mary and Turbo
September 28, 2010 "Salem" Mountain Home's Powder Hound graduated from Advanced Puppy Obedience classes at Alyeska Canine Trainers in Anchorage, AK! Congratulations to her owners Lara McDonald and Matt Mead!
Salem
September 22, 2010  Gotta Lotta Catchin' Up To Do! Computers are great, but when they decide to quit it can be a royal pain! Due to a new computer and the Windows 7 OS not being compatible with our Web Site Building software I've been unable to access our site to do any updates for almost 2 months!
But, I think I've finally found a solution! Woooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!
More updates to come soon...   Because of my computer problems, I've lost a whole bunch of e-mails with important dates, pictures and details. So please re-send me the info and pictures if you wouldn't mind!

September 18 & 19, 2010 "Sunny's" son "Sunny"  GCh./Can Ch. Tanu's Sundance Kid, WTD, WPD won Best of Breed on Saturday and Select Dog on Sunday to finish his AKC Grand Championship at the Wenatchee Kennel Club shows in Wenatchee, WA!  Congratulations to his breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
Sunny   
September 18, 2010 "Deja"  Arcticdawn's Mountain Home Deja Vu, WTD had her CERF eye exam and passed with clear/normal eyes! Congratulations to her breeder Raissa Hinman!
Deja
2010 AKC National Obedience Invitational "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD is the #1 Alaskan Malamute in AKC Obedience and the first Malamute ever to earn an OTCH (Obedience Trial Champion) point, and has been invited to participate in the prestigious AKC National Obedience Invitational, to be held in Long Beach, CA on December 4-5, 2010! HUGE Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
2010 AKC Agility Invitational "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD is the #1 Alaskan Malamute in AKC Agility and has been invited to participate in the prestigious AKC Agility Invitational, to be held in Long Beach, CA on December 4-5, 2010! HUGE Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
August 29, 2010 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RN, RL1 made his AKC Agility debut at the Mensona Kennel Club Agility Trial in Santa Rosa, CA. "Turbo" earned the first leg toward his Novice Agility title with a score of 88, placing 3rd in his class! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
Turbo
August 28, 2010 "Bella" Mtn Home's Isabel Of The Ball, CGC, RL2 finished her APDT Rally Level 2 title! Congratulations to her owner Ruth Ellis!
Bella
August 3, 2010 "Salem" Mountain Home's Powder Hound graduated from Beginning Puppy Obedience classes at Alyeska Canine Trainers in Anchorage, AK! Congratulations to her owners Lara McDonald and Matt Mead!
Salem
July 4, 2010  We welcome to the world a new litter sired by our "Sunny" (via the miracle of frozen semen). The stork arrived in Victoria, Australia bringing 2 boys! and 2 girls! Congratulations to Mom "Peggy" Ch. Kataku Mystic River and her owners Merv and Shelley Turner!
May 22 & 23, 2010 "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RE, CGC finished her AKC Rally Excellent title with a 1st place in her class on Saturday and a Qualifying score on Sunday at the Mt. Baker Kennel Club's Rally trials in Lynden, WA!  Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
May 15, 2010 The stork arrived at Mountain Home bringing 1 boy! and 7 girls! Congratulations to "Stealth" for a job well done! New pics of the litter.
May 7 & 8, 2010 "Sunny's" daughter "Lexus" Catera's Luxury Edition, WTD won Winners Female/Best Of Winners at the Mid Canada Dog Association Shows in Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada! Congratulations to her breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Volkomener!
Lexus
May 2, 2010 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RAE, CD, OA, OAJ, TT, WPD, CGC finished his AKC Open Agility title with a clean run, 100 points and 2nd Place at the Mensona Kennel Club Agility Trial in Santa Rosa, CA! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
May 2, 2010 "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD earned the 5th leg toward her UDX (Utility Dog Excellent) title at the Progressive Dog Club Of Wayne County Obedience Trial in Birch Run, MI! She's half way there! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
2009 Alaskan Malamute Club of America Performance Standings
#2 Advanced Rally:  "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RA, CGC
#1 Open Obedience:  "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD
#1 Utility Obedience:  "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD
#1 Excellent Standard Agility:  "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD
#1 Excellent Jumpers With Weaves Agility:  "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD
2009 Alaskan Malamute Club of the United Kingdom Standings
#8 Stud Dog:  "Nero" Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD, WPD
#10 Import:  "Nero" Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD, WPD
April 4, 2010 "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RA, CGC earned her first Rally Excellent leg at the Chintimini Kennel Club Show Rally Trial in Albany, OR! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
March 14, 2010 "Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RN, RL1 finished his APDT Rally Level 1 title with a score of 192! And his half brother "Arwah" ("Sunny's" son) Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RAE, CD, NA, OAJ, TT, WPD, CGC, RL1 also finished his Rally Level 1 title with 204 points and 2nd Place at the Just Rewards APDT Rally Trial at the Java Dog Training Center in Redwood City, CA! Congratulations to both dogs' owner Mary Swinyer and to "Arwah's" breeder Sandi Shrager!
March 8, 2010 The stork arrived at Mountain Home bringing 4 girls! Congratulations to "Cruiser" for a job well done! New pics of the litter.
AKC Companion Events Pamphlet "Sister" MACH Mountain Home's Goldsmoke, UDX2, HIT, Can CDX, WWPD, WTD, WLD, TDI, CGC, CGN is pictured (the Malamute puppy on page 2) in AKC's A Beginners Guide to Companion Events pamphlet! A fitting honor for the only Alaskan Malamute ever to earn a UDX2 in Obedience (Qualifying in both Open and Utility at the same show 20 times!) Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Sister
February 25, 2010 "Summit's" daughter "Ila" Tanu's Winterdance is OFA (Hips) Excellent! Congratulations to her breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
Ila
January 8, 2010 "Sunny's" son "Nitro" Can Ch. Catera's Load N Go, WTD won Winners Dog/Best of Winners for a 5 point major from the Bred By Exhibitor class at the Minnesota Alaskan Malamute Specialty show in St. Paul, MN! Congratulations to his breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Kanzelberger!
Nitro
December 28, 2009 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RAE, CD, NA, OAJ, TT, WPD, CGC finished his AKC Rally Advanced Excellent title at the Kennel Club of Salinas Rally Trial in San Mateo, CA! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah
December 19, 2009 "Aura" MACH Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, RE, HIT, XF, WLD finished her AKC Master Agility Championship at the Southern Michigan Weimaraner Club Agility Trial in Dexter, MI! This makes 3 generations of MACH titled Malamutes (including "Aura's" father Ch. MACH Arcticdawn's Guardian Spirit, UDX, HIT, NJP, NAP, OF, WLD, WWPDX, WPD,CGC and his mother MACH Mountain Home's Goldsmoke, UDX2, HIT, Can CDX, WWPD, WTD, WLD, TDI, CGC, CGN). HUGE congratulations to their fabulous owner/handler/musher/trainer Raissa Hinman!
MACH Aura
2010 Alaskan Malamute Calendars! "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, OAJ, TT, WPD, CGC is featured in the 2010 Brown Trout Alaskan Malamute Calendar! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Arwah     2010 Calendar
"Turbo" Mtn Home's Modar Turbocharged, RN is featured in the 2010 Pet Prints Alaskan Malamute Calendar! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer!
Turbo     2010 Calendar
And "Gemma" Mtn Home's Northernmost Gem, WTD, WPD is featured in the 2010 Crossroads Alaskan Malamute Club Calendar! Congratulations to her owner Marit Kangas!
Gemma       2010 Calendar
December 3, 2009 "Stealth" Mtnhomes Runnin In The Shadows, WTD is OFA (Hips) Excellent!
Stealth
December 6, 2009 "Gemma" Mtn Home's Northernmost Gem, WTD, WPD is FCI (Hips) A, Elbows Normal and eyes clear/normal! Congratulations to her owner Marit Kangas!
Gemma
November 25, 2009 "Jake" Mountain Home's Jake Frost, WTD  is OFA (Hips) Good!
Stealth and Jake
"Skipper" Mountain Home's Drift Skipper, WTD  is OFA (Hips) Good!
and "Thurston" Mountain Home's Thurston Howl, WTD is OFA (Hips) Good!
November 8, 2009 "Sunny's" son "Arwah" Tanu Kindred Spirit At Modar, RE, CD, NA, OAJ, TT, WPD, CGC earned the 9th leg toward his RAE (Rally Advanced Excellent) title at the Wine Country Kennel Club Rally Trial in Napa, CA! Only 1 more QQ to go! Congratulations to his owner Mary Swinyer and his breeder Sandi Shrager!
Results from the AMCA National Specialty Show and Northeast Area Regional Specialty Show~
October 31, 2009 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, XF, WLD placed 2nd in the Working Bitch class at the AMCA National Specialty in Gettysburg, PA! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura
"Atka" Ch. MACH Arcticdawn's Guardian Spirit, UDX, HIT, NJP, NAP, OF, WLD, WWPDX, WPD, CGC, father of Abbie and Oreo's kids placed 3rd in the 8 Years & Under 10 Years Veteran Dogs Sweepstakes class at the AMCA National Specialty! Congratulations to his owner Raissa Hinman!
Atka
October 30, 2009 "Atka" Ch. MACH Arcticdawn's Guardian Spirit, UDX, HIT, NJP, NAP, OF, WLD, WWPDX, WPD,CGC father of Abbie and Oreo's kids won Best In Working Dog Showcase at the AMCA National Specialty!
Atka
And "Aura" U-CD, U-AG1 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, XF, WLD placed 3rd in the Working Dog Showcase! Congratulations to the owner of both dogs, Raissa Hinman!
October 29, 2009 "Sunny's" son "Nitro" Can Ch. Catera's Load N Go, WTD placed 1st in the Under 18 Months Dogs Maturity class, 2nd in the 15 -18 Months Dogs Sweepstakes class and 3rd in Bred By Exhibitor Dogs at the AMCA National Specialty Show! Congratulations to his breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Kanzelberger-Volkomener!
October 28, 2009 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, XF, WLD won High In Trial at the AMCA National Specialty Agility Trial! She placed 1st in Excellent Jumpers With Weaves, 1st in Excellent FAST and 2nd in Excellent Standard! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura
"Atka" Ch. MACH Arcticdawn's Guardian Spirit, UDX, HIT, NJP, NAP, OF, WLD, WWPDX, WPD, CGC, father of Abbie and Oreo's kids, placed 1st in Open Jumpers With Weaves Preferred and 1st in Excellent Preferred FAST at the AMCA National Specialty Agility Trial! Congratulations to his owner Raissa Hinman!
Atka
October 27, 2009 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, XF, WLD won Highest Combined Score in Open B & Utility at the AMCA Northeast Area Regional Specialty Obedience Trial!  She placed 1st in Open with a score of 195.5 and 1st in Utility with a score of 182.5 earning the second leg toward her UDX title!  "Aura" also placed 3rd in the Working Bitch class at the Northeast Regional Specialty Show! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
October 26, 2009 "Sunny's" son "Nitro" Can Ch. Catera's Load N Go, WTD won Grand Sweepstakes at the AMCA Northeast Area Regional Specialty Show in Gettysburg, PA! Congratulations to his breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Kanzelberger-Volkomener!
Nitro
October 25, 2009 "Sunny's" son "Nitro" Can Ch. Catera's Load N Go, WTD won Best In Sweepstakes and Winners Dog at the Middleburg Kennel Club Show in Leesburg, VA for his first points toward his AKC Championship! Congratulations to his breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Kanzelberger-Volkomener!
Nitro
October 21, 2009 "Gemma" Mtn Home's Northernmost Gem, WTD, WPD completed the requirements for her AMCA Working Pack Dog title on a multi-day trek in Sweden! Congratulations to her owner Marit Kangas!
Gemma
October 10, 2009 "Bella" Mtn Home's Isabel Of The Ball, CGC is OFA (Hips) Excellent and OFA Elbows Normal! Congratulations to her owner Ruth Ellis!
"Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, XF, WLD earned the first leg toward her Utility Dog Excellent (UDX) title at the Greater Toledo Obedience Training Club's Obedience Trial in Sylvania, OH! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
October 3, 2009 "Sunny's" kids "Lexus" Catera's Luxury Edition, WTD, "Nitro" Can Ch. Catera's Load N Go, WTD and "Malibu" Catera's Sunny D, WTD had their CERF eye exams and all passed with clear/normal eyes! Congratulations to their breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Volkomener!
September 18, 2009 "Bella" Mtn Home's Isabel Of The Ball, CGC won Winner's Bitch at the Newtown Kennel Club Dog Show in Shelton, CT! Congratulations to her owner Ruth Ellis!
August 14, 2009 "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RA, CGC placed 1st in the Rally Advanced A class and was High Scoring Malamute with a score of 98! at the Snow King Alaskan Malamute Fanciers Specialty Show Rally Trial in Enumclaw, WA! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
April
2009 AKC Agility Invitational "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, XF, WLD has been invited to participate in the AKC Agility Invitational, to be held in Long Beach, CA on December 12 - 13, 2009. Only the top 5 Alaskan Malamutes in the nation are invited to participate in this prestigious event! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura
2008 AKC Agility Rankings "Aura" U-CD, U-AG1 Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, XF, WLD is ranked the #1 Alaskan Malamute in AKC Agility for the calendar year 2008! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Raissa and Aura
July 17, 2009 "Aura"  Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, XF, WLD finished her AKC Excellent FAST (Fifteen And Send Time) Agility title at the Southern Michigan Weimaraner Club's all-breed Agility Trial in Dexter, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
July 12, 2009 "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RA, CGC placed 1st in the Rally Advanced A class at the German Shepherd Dog Club of Greater Eugene's all-breed Rally trial in Albany, OR! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
July 5, 2009 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, UD, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, OF, WLD finished her AKC Utility Dog title at the Ann Arbor Kennel Club's Obedience Trial in Monroe, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
July 4, 2009 "Sunny's" daughter "Lexus" Catera's Luxury Edition, WTD won Winners Bitch/Best of Breed at the Portage Kennel Club Dog Show in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada!  Congratulations to her breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Volkomener!
Lexus
June 27 & 28, 2009 "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RA, CGC qualified both days  at Mt. Bachelor Kennel Club's Rally trial in Redmond, OR to finish her AKC Rally Advanced title! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
April
May 25, 2009 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CDX, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, OF, WLD earned the first leg toward her Utility Dog degree with a score of 190 at the Greater Muskegon Kennel Club Show in Kalamazoo, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
May 23, 2009 "Sunny's" son "Nitro" Ch. Catera's Load N Go, WTD won Winners Male at the Fort Garry Kennel Club Show in Oakbank, Manitoba, Canada to finish his Canadian Championship! Congratulations to his breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Volkomener!
Nitro
May 17, 2009 "Nero" BJISS Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD, WPD earned his U.K. Kennel Club stud book number at the Scottish Kennel Club Championship Show in Ingliston, Edinburgh, Scotland! "Nero" placed 2nd in both the Open Dog Class AND the Limit Dog Class! Congratulations to his owners Stuart Winterton and Nicola Singh!
May 14, 2009 "Happy" Mtn Home's Happy Powderhound, WTD is OFA (Hips) Excellent!
Happy
May 8, 2009  "Sunny's" daughter "Lexus" Catera's Luxury Edition, WTD won Winners Bitch/Best of Opposite Sex at the Mid Canada Dog Show in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada!  Congratulations to her breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Volkomener!
Lexus
April 24, 2009 "Sunny's" son "Nitro" Catera's Load N Go, WTD won Winners Male, Best of Breed AND Best Puppy in Breed at the Assiniboine Kennel Club Show in St. Norbert, Manitoba, Canada! Congratulations to his breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Volkomener!
April 24 & 25, 2009 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CDX, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, OF, WLD won Winners Bitch/Best of Opposite Sex at the Progressive Dog Club of Wayne County Shows in Birch Run, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
2008 Alaskan Malamute Club of America Performance Standings
#1 Novice Rally:  "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RN, CGC
#1 Novice Obedience:  "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CDX, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, OF, WLD
#1 Open Obedience:  "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CDX, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, OF, WLD
#1 Excellent Standard Agility:  "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CDX, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, OF, WLD
#2 Excellent Jumpers With Weaves Agility:  "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CDX, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, OF, WLD
#3 Excellent Jumpers With Weaves Agility: "Sister's" son and father of Abbie and Oreo's kids "Atka"  Ch. MACH Arcticdawn's Guardian Spirit, UDX, HIT, WLD, WWPDX, WPD, CGC
2008 Alaskan Malamute Club of the United Kingdom Standings
#6 Import:  "Nero" Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD, WPD
#10 Import: "Onyx" Mountain Home Sledog Joy, WTD
#7 Stud Dog:  "Nero" Mountain Home Sledog Pride, WTD, WPD. With just 2 litters, "Nero" had 4 pups in the Top 20 Puppies!
April 22, 2009 "Atka" Ch. MACH Arcticdawn's Guardian Spirit, UDX, HIT, WLD, WWPDX, WPD, CGC, father of Abbie and Oreo's kids, finshed his AMCA Working Pack Dog title! Congratulations to his owner Raissa Hinman!
Atka
April 18, 2009 "Aura" Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CDX, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, OF, WLD finished her Open FAST Agility title at the Ann Arbor Dog Training Club's Agility Trial in Whitmore Lake, MI! Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Oonanik Memorial Award 2008 is awarded to "Aura"  Mtn.Home's Aura Of Arcticdawn, CDX, MX, MXJ, RE, HIT, NF, WLD! The Alaskan Malamute Club of America annually recognizes the Malamute earning an advanced Obedience title with the highest average qualifying scores. The Oonanik Memorial Award commemorates Ch. Coldfoot Oonanik, Am/Can/Mex UDT. "Aura's" average score in Open Obedience was 194.50!  Congratulations to her owner Raissa Hinman!
Aura
April 11, 2009 "Sunny's" daughter "Emmy" Ch. Tanu's Remembrance won Winners Bitch/Best of Winners/Best of Opposite Sex to finish her AKC Championship at the Ephrata-Moses Lake Kennel Club show in Moses Lake, WA! Congratulations to her breeder/owner Sandi Shrager!
Emmy
April 6, 2009 "Bella" Mtn Home's Isabel Of The Ball, CGC passed the AKC Canine Good Citizenship test! Congratulations to her owner Ruth Ellis!
Bella
April 4, 2009 "April" Judys Mtn Home's April Cruise, RN, CGC earned her first AKC Rally Advanced leg and 3rd place in her class at the Timberland Valley Dog Fanciers Rally Trial in Centralia, WA! Congratulations to her owner Pat Benjamin!
March 21, 2009 "Gemma" Mtn Home's Northernmost Gem, WTD completed the requirements for her AMCA Working Team Dog title! Congratulations to her owner Marit Kangas!
Gemma
March 11, 2009 We finished documenting the sledding mileage requirements for AMCA Working Lead Dog certification for "Sunny" Mtn Home's Spring In The Air, WLD! And AMCA Working Team Dog certification for "Stealth" Mtnhomes Runnin In The Shadows, WTD and "Deja" Arcticdawn's Mountain Home Deja Vu, WTD!
Stealth and Deja Sunny in lead
February 20, 2009 "Sunny's" kids "Lexus" Catera's Luxury Edition, WTD and "Nitro" Catera's Load N Go, WTD and "Malibu" Catera's Sunny "D", WTD finished the requirements for their AMCA Working Team Dog titles along with their mom "Halle" Can Ch.Catera's Cat Woman,WTD and "Uncle Max" Am/Can Ch. Catera's Man Behind The Mask, WTD (in lead). Congratulations to their breeder/owner/mushers Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Volkomener!
Team Bohay  Team Bohay
February 16, 2009 "Sunny's" son "Nitro" Catera's Load N Go won Winners Male, Best of Opposite and Best Puppy in Breed at the Wheat City Kennel Club Show in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada!
Nitro
February 15, 2009 "Sunny's" kids "Lexus" Catera's Luxury Edition and "Nitro" Catera's Load N Go won Winners Bitch AND Winners Male at the Crocus Obedience & Kennel Club Show in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada! "Nitro" was Best of Winners and Best Puppy in Breed! Congratulations to their breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Volkomener!
Lexus and Nitro
January 3, 2009 "Nitro" wins RWD again! Catera's Load N Go placed 1st in the 6 to 9 Month Puppy Dogs class AND was Reserve Winners Dog at the Land O'Lakes Kennel Club show in St. Paul, MN! Congratulations to his breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Volkomener!
January 2, 2009 "Sunny's" son "Nitro" Catera's Load N Go placed 1st in the 6 to 9 Month Puppy Dogs class AND was Reserve Winners Dog at the Minnesota Alaskan Malamute Specialty show in St. Paul, MN!
Nitro
And littermate "Lexus" Catera's Luxury Edition placed 3rd in the 6 to 9 Month Puppy Bitches class! This was the first time in the ring for these pups. What a fabulous way to begin their show careers! Congratulations to their breeder/owners Sandra and Dave Bohay and Amanda Volkomener!

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