Portuguese Water Dogs and Rhodesian Ridgebacks

Bronze GCH Pupukearidge Surfari King CGC

HP 39071305 DOB: 10/01/2010 Pedigree

CHIC: 88604

A CHIC number is given by the Canine Health Information Center. CHIC is jointly sponsored by the AKC/Canine Health Foundation (AKC/CHF) and the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA). It signifies that all required breed health testing has been done.

CHIC: 88604
OFA hips: GOOD RR-10699G26M-VPI
AKC DNA: V674685
OFA elbows: NORMAL RR-EL5029M26-VPI
OFA Thyroid: NORMAL RR-TH2487/50M-VPI
OFA Cardiac: NORMAL RR-CA2199/39M/C-VPI
ECR: CLEAR RR-373623
EOAD CLEAR (See ProjectDog)

Zing is co-owned with Becky Morin and lives in Citrus Heights, CA.

Spokane KC, May 2015

Zing and Laura traveled to Spokane and Coeur d’Alene and earned two Bests of Breed and a Group Third. Thanks to Judges Jerry Watson, Shelly Hennessy and Robert Frost (Group on Saturday). Zing will be back home for Woofstock!


San Mateo KC/Oakland KC Mar. 2015

Zing and Laura had an incredible weekend in Vallejo March 19-22, taking three BOB and a Select Dog on Friday. Many thanks to Laura for her expert handling of Zing!

SDRRC Weekend Jan. 2015

Zing at the Palm Springs shows New Year’s Weekend. Handled by Laura Reeves. Zing and Laura earned a Select on Sunday.

Gold Country KC

Zing GCKC 2014
Thanks to Judge Gary Doerge for Zing’s latest win. Zing has won five of his last ten entries, leading up to RRCUS 2014.

Zing was entered four times over the Gridley/Woofstock series of shows. Zing showed well and took three Bests of Breed and a Select in the tough Northern California competition. Thanks to Judges Murrel Purkhiser, Linda Clark and Dr. Eric Liebes for these wins! (June, 2014)

Rose City Classic, January, 2014


BOB Mensona KC

Zing earned another BOB on Sunday Aug. 26 under Judge Muriel Purkheiser!



Zing earned a very nice BOB win under Judge Charles Bagnell on Sunday, June 9, 2013. Zing picked up 37 breed points, beating ranked Specials (the other weekend winners were Joker (#1) and Caymus twice (top 5). Molly (#3) was also in attendance for Woofstock). In addition, Zing was pulled in Group with five other nationally-ranked hounds (Judge Timothy Robbins from Texas). This was a nice end to the long Woofstock weekend!

Hangtown Weekend

Zing earned two Bests of Breed (Hangtown KC and KC of the California Sierra) over Memorial Day weekend, 2013. Judges FIliberto Arniella and Mrs. Paula Hartinger.

Best of Breed, Yosemite KC

Zing earned another BOB under Judge Charles Trotter, at the Yosemite Kennel Club on Sunday, April 7, 2013!


Another BOB and Group Second!

February 2, 2013 Zing earned his first BOB of 2013 under Judge Robert D Smith at the Sun Maid KC on February 2nd. Later in the day, he earned a Group Second under Mrs. Polly Smith! Because Mike was with Avery in the PWD ring, friend Tiffany Baggaley took him in the Group ring and did a beautiful job. Many thanks to Tiffany!


Zing has a new ad in the upcoming Ridgeback Register

Thanks to Tom and Barbara Peach for helping make this happen. Theresa Lyons put the ad together. What do you think? (January, 2013)

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FLASH! Zing takes Best of Breed over Top 5 Specials at Sacramento Valley Dog Fanciers Association, Oct. 27, 2012. Thank you, Judge Karen Arends!


Another BOB!

Zing earned his third Best of Breed under Judge Robert D. Smith at the Sierra-Tuolumne KC in Stockton on July 20, 2012. In addition, he has earned his Grand Championship before his second birthday.


Mike and Zing earning Select at Woofstock under Judge Col. Joe Purkheiser. It was a fun day! (June, 2012)


Hangtown KC

Zing earned his second BOB under Judge Donald A Gill on the first day of the Hangtown KC weekend. (May, 2012)


Best of Breed!

Zing earned his first Best of Breed at the Yosemite Kennel Club, Saturday, April 7 2012 under judge Joe Gregory (total entry of 8 Specials), and a Group Fourth under judge Barbara Dempsey Alderman! On Sunday, Zing earned Best of Opposite to Clayton Heathcock’s Red Hot Tamale (Judge Jon Cole).

Photos: Warren Cook

Ridgeback Register

Zing has a new ad in The Ridgeback Register, National Specialty issue. The facing page is Ikaika’s ad (which Zing is also in!). (February, 2012)


Turkey Circuit

Zing earned a Best of Opposite at the Monday Stockton show under judge Donelle Richards. Zing was a little bit wild, but took BOS over two other very nice Specials, Nico and Bullet. (Nov. 2011)

Del Valle/BARRC Weekend

Zing had a busy weekend. At the BARRC Regional Specialty, Zing earned Best Puppy in Sweeps under breeder-Judge Mike Patterson. Later in the day, under Judge Donelle Richards, Zing was one of the final dogs left in the Breed ring (out of an entry of over 30). Sunday, he repeated that feat under Judge Jay Cunningham. Though he did not earn a ribbon, we are very proud of his first weekend in the Specials ring! (October, 2011)


Donner Trail KC

In Roseville on Oct. 8 2011, Zing recorded another 3 point major as Winners Dog under Judge Jeffrey Pepper. This gives Zing his AKC Championship! Thanks to Judge Pepper for this final piece towards the Championship. On Sunday, Zing stayed in the classes to hold the major; he was shown by Marisa Morin, and together they earned second place in the group of five 12-18 month dogs. (Zing is shown here with his littermate Koa, who lives in Southern California.) Next up: the BARRC Regional Specialty and Del Valle KC in Pleasanton, Oct. 22-23. Look for Zing in Jr. Sweeps on Saturday, and his first appearance in the Breed ring!

Sir Francis Drake KC

In Vallejo on Sept. 18 2011, Zing took Winners Dog/Best of Winners for his second three-point major under Judge Karen Wilson. Zing now has 12 points toward his Championship!

2011 RRCUS Specialty recap

  • 1st Place, 9-12 Puppy Dog Sweeps
  • 1st Place, 9-12 Puppy Dog Class
  • Supported Sire Pupukearidge Ikaika O'Sprngvly in his 1st Place in Stud Dog

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Zing is entering the National Specialty with a lot of momentum! On August 27 2011 at Mensona KC in Santa Rosa, Judge Dana Cline awarded Zing Winners Dog and Best of Opposite Sex (to Clayton Heathcock's Salsa Roja). Labor Day weekend Sunday (Gold Country KC), Zing took Winners Dog under Judge June Penta. Zing now has 9 points and one major.


On August 8 & 9 2011 Zing won his 9-12 Puppy Dog class each day. Though he did not earn Winners Dog, on Saturday he was awarded Best RR Puppy (total entry of 6 puppies), and went on to a Puppy Group First (both under judge Audrey Sutton). Mike and Zing were beat out in the end by the Rottweiler puppy, but it was an exciting experience!

Zing has earned his first points! On May 14, 2011 Zing earned Winners Dog and Best RR Puppy under judge Eugene Blake (2 points; Camellia Capitol KC). Two weeks later at the Mission Circuit, Zing won his first major under judge Dr. Eric Liebes, handled by Pam Lambie (3 points). Zing won his 6-9 Puppy class three of four days, and was also Best RR Puppy on Friday, May 27.


Zing made his debut April 15-17, 2011 at the Orange Coast RR Specialty and Western Hound shows in Silverado, CA. On April 24, he made Reserve Winners Dog to a three-point major in his fourth show: Chief Solano KC (Vallejo, CA) under Judge Michael Dougherty.


Tom Peach (left) and Warren Cook/

Zing is Pupukearidge Surfari King. He came to us in December, 2010 from Tom and Barbara Peach at Pupukearidge in Hawaii. His sire is MBISS MBIS GRCH Pupukea Ridge Ikaika O Sprngvly "Ikaika" and his dam is CH Starridge Kela O Pupukea "Kela".

Puppy Photos