From left to right:
Bob abd Pandora, Susan and Monty, Harry and Torri & Joanne and Reggie
Susan and Bob
Lucas have had Airedales since 1980. Their first Airedale, Pandora,
was shown in obedience and obtained her Companion Dog Certificate
(CD) and Companion Dog Excellent Certificate (CDX). While attending
obedience trials Susan and Bob would watch the conformation classes,
especially the Airedale Terriers. They were soon hooked on the
In 1984 they
bought their first "show dog" Monty. Sue and Monty became best
buddies. Sue trained and conditioned Monty to be shown in both
obedience and conformation. Monty earned a Companion Dog Certificate
(CD). At the age of 3 he finished his championship. Along the way he
won Winners Dog at the prestigious Great Western Dog Show.
In 1987, they purchased a
puppy bitch to show. Her name was Casey. She finished her
championship and was bred. They kept 3 puppies from that litter. A
son of one of those puppies, Freddie, went on to win Winners Dog at
the Airedale Terrier Club of America National Specialty held each
fall at Montgomery County.
Bob is one of the founders of
the Sun Country Terrier Club and Sue is a charter member. Both have
served on the Board of Directors of that club and Sue is currently
the President. In the past, both Sue and Bob have been members of
the Phoenix Field and Obedience Club and have taught obedience
classes for that club.
Sue and Bob have also shown
and bred Smooth Fox, Welsh and Lakeland terriers.
Puppies and young dogs are
available occasionally. Inquiries are always welcome.