Grand Champion Phillipine and American Champion Desert's Shadowcaster "Merit"
Sire: Ch Hallmark's Rumor Has It SOM, Tiger X Ch Desert's All Summer Long DOM, Bryn  10/13/12

Merit at 16 months about to take a 4 point major. 


Merit at 19 months taking BOW.  The next weekend he brought home his Championship 

A Dual-Champion Boxer for Desert Boxers in 2015!!

Grand Champion Phillipine, and American Champion


There were 4 boys of show quality in this litter.  This puppy immediately became known as "one dot".  That's the only way we could tell them apart as day old puppies.  That's how consistent this litter was.  We had Merit "one dot", Joss "two dots", Jaguar "wings", and Chance "Plain boy." Merit instantly had my eye because he had a wide, wide muzzle and excellent bone in the whelping box.  He has not disappointed as he has matured into a gorgeous young dog.  He is stunningly smooth through the body, with a wonderful fore chest.  He has a lovely arching neck that flows smoothly into his shoulders.  His top line is impeccable.  He has nice bone, his head is beautiful and typey, he has wonderful angulation.  Why didn't I keep this guy as my own? Sometimes, I ask myself that question.  Someone else noticed these beautiful attributes very early on in this puppy and he was picked as a show puppy at a very young age by Albert Chan.  Merit did not come out in earnest until early this year.  In just a few weekends of showing, he had a 4 point major, reserve to a 4 point major and and other singles to bring him to an impressive point level.  Merit comes from an excellent lineage as you can see in his pedigree. Grand Sire and Grand Dam Top Twenty Winners. Many DOM's and SOM's.  Best in Show Winners, and Best In Specialty Show Winners.  His pedigree is dynamite.  He's not going to let down his owner, Susan Policarpio now or in the future.  This boy is just getting started.  

Merit was shown sparingly, but consistently brought in the ribbons and has took a BOS to specials during his class competitions. Since he was also showing with his sibling, he showed from a class that normally had older , more mature dogs.  He was very competitive. 

Merit is owned by Susan Policarpio and now resides in the Phillipines. Since his arrival in the Phillipines Merit has honored us not only as a Phillipine Champion but he has obtained his Grand Champion Title there as well. 

We would like to thank Susan Policarpio for these honors.  She has been a wonderful and caring owner.  She not only recognizes what a stunning dog Merit is, but she has mentioned numerous times his wonderful temperament and disposition. We so appreciate all she has done for Merit.  

Merit's Show Record

Grand Champion Phillipines, 2015

Champion Phillipines, 2015

American Champion 2014

NEW CHAMPION!!  Winners Dog and Best of Winners, Shasta KC, 5/29. Judge Christina Hubbell

Winners Dog, Best of Winners MAJOR, Coyote Hills KC, 5/17, Judge Gary Strauss

Winners Dog, Best of Winners, San Fernando KC, 5/26, Judge Leslie Hiltz

Winners Dog, BOW, and Best of Opposite Sex, Yosemite KC,  4/5 , Judge Adrian Woodfork

Winners Dog, Kings KC, 3/9, Judge Cindy Stansell

Best of Winners, Winners Dog,Kings KC, 3/8/14, Judge Robin Stansell 

Winners Dog, 3/6, Sequoia KC, 3/6, Judge Albert Holobach

Best of Winners, Winners Dog 4 pt Major, Scottsdale Dog Fanciers, 3/3, Judge Ken Murray

Reserve Winners Dog 4 Pt Major, Scottsdale Dog Fanciers, 3/2, Judge Carolyn Alexander

Reserve Winners Dog, Yuma KC, 11/30, Judge Burton Yamada

Reserve Winners Dog, Canada Del Oro,  11/08, Judge Terry Temple

Winners Dog, Madera Canyon KC, 11/10, Judge Garry Allan

Sire: AM CH Hallmark's Rumor Has It SOM
MBIS MBISS AN CH Capri's Woods End Spellcaster SOM SOMC LOM  AM/CAN CH Woods End Crown Sable SOM LOM AM CH Keil's Dynasty SOM LOM
AM CH Woods End Moon Whisper DOM
AM CH Rummer Run's Capri  MBIS MBISS AM CH Hi-Techs Aristocrat SOM
AM CH Rummer Run's Tattle Tale
MBIS MBISS AM CH Ein Von's Just A Rumor  AM CH Ein-Von's Dock of the Bay  AM/CAN CH JEMS Pearl Jam SOM LOM
 AM CH High Crest's April Showers II DOM
 Ein-Von's Hip Hop  AM CH Topaz' Liaison Ae Hitide
 Ein-Von's Exquisite Jade
Desert's Shadowcaster "Merit"
Dam: AM CH Desert's All Summer Long DOM
AM CH Bridgewoods BK Kahuna SOM LOM SOMC LOMC (Top 20)
JEMS Pearl of Manor Hill
AM CAN CH Stevenstar N JEMS Crown Royal HIC DOM DOMC
AM CAN CH Stevenstar's Crown Jewel
AM CH Desert N Sundances Summertime DOM 
AM CH Duba Daes Buster Brown SOM
BIS AM CAN CH Bentbrook's Time to Ascend SOM LOM
AM CH Denbar's Diamond Diva DOM
RandG's (Desert's) Believe in Magic
AM CH RandG's High Roller
RandG's Starlight Serenade