In memory of my miracle dog
March 27, 2002 - July 15, 2015
2007 ICDCA National Specialty Best In Show
2012 ICDCA National Specialty Altered Best In Show
2012 - UKC's 1st ever Canaan dog to earn the Altered Grand Champion (ALGCH) title
Multile Reserve Altered Best In Multi-breed Show
Altered Best In Multi-breed Show
AKC Champion /UKC AlGCH NBOB Champion
Cherrysh Mi Corazon Miracle
CDCA HC, CGC, TDI, ICDCA V, U-ROM, ROM
Mira has truly been a miracle. She has accomplished everything we have asked of her and more.
ð Hips - OFA Certified Good (CA-342G24F-PI)
ð Thyroid - OFA certified normal (CA-TH25/24F-PI)
ð Eyes - OFA certified normal (CA-180)
ð Degenerative Myelopathy - certified Normal (clear for DM)
ð Earned AltGCH (UKC Altered Grand Champion) title at the 2012 ICDCA National Specialty weekend and receiving Altered Best in Show at the National Specialty plus several Reserve Best Altered in Multi-Breed Show later that same weekend. Mira is the first ever Canaan dog to earn the Altered Grand Champion title.
ð Helped Alex get Best Sub-Junior Handler at the 2012 ICDCA Specialty.
ð Won Best Female Veteran at the 2010 ICDCA National Specialty on 10/29/10.
ð Won Best of Opposite Sex Veteran both at the 2010 MCDC (Midwest Canaan Dog Club) Regional Specialty and the accompanying Veteran Sweepstakes classes on 04/23/10.
ð Won Best Brood Bitch at the 2010 MCDC Regional Specialty on 04/23/10.
ð Helped Sofie get Best Pee-Wee Junior Handler/Best Junior Handler in Match at a fun match in Waterloo, IA during the MCDC Regional Specialty Weekend.
ð Helped Sofie get Best Junior Handler at the 2009 ICDCA Specialty.
ð Won Best Veteran at the 2009 ICDCA National Specialty on 07/03/09.
ð Earned ICDCA V (versatility) title at the 2009 ICDCA National Specialty weekend.
ð Won Best of Opposite Sex Veteran at the 2009 CDCA National Specialty Veteran Sweepstakes on 04/30/09.
ð Helped Talie get Best Novice Senior Junior Handler at the 2009 CDCA Specialty.
ð Received the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) and Therapy Dog (TDI) titles on 01/02/09.
ð Best of Breed at the 2007 ICDCA Specialty (earning the UKC NBOB (National Best Of Breed) title
ð #1 Brood Bitch at the 2007 ICDCA Specialty (shown with two of her offspring from the 2004 litter, Libby and Velvl)
ð Helped Talie get Best Junior Handler at the 2007 ICDCA Specialty
ð #3 Brood Bitch at the 2006 CDCA Specialty (shown with two of her offspring from the 2004 litter, Libby and Velvl)
ð Helped Talie get Best Junior Handler at the 2005 ICDCA Specialty.
ð 2005 is off to a great start as Mira is once again one of the top Canaans. She went Best of Breed at the Des Moines dog show in January, just 3 months after whelping her first litter.
ð Invited and participated in the 2005 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
ð Fantastic mom of 7 beautiful and healthy puppies born on 10/28/04 ("Dream" litter).
ð Participated in Parade of Titleholders at 2004 ICDCA Specialty
ð Helped Anna get Best Junior Handler at the 2004 ICDCA Specialty
ð One of the top ranked AKC Canaan Dogs for 2004 (sparingly shown through 8/04) - #3 in breed points as of 8/31/04
ð AKC Champion at 21 months (with three majors)
ð #2 UKC Canaan Dog for 2003 (at only 18 months old)
ð UKC Champion at 18 months (only shown one weekend)
ð CDCA Herding Certificate earned at the 2003 CDCA Specialty (13 months old)
The photos below are thumbnails...click on each photo to enlarge.
Mira at the 2012 ICDCA Specialty weekend in Collins, MO where Mira completed her UKC Altered Grand Champion title, received Best Altered in National Specialty, and helped her pal Alex compete in Junior handling. Alex is Mira's fourth Junior handler...thank you Mira for being an awesome Juniors dog!
Sofie and Mira in Waterloo, IA during the 2010 MCDC Regional Specialty weekend where Mira won BOS Veteran at the Specialty and at the accompanying Veteran Sweeps. Plus, Mira won Best Brood Bitch.
Mira winning BOS Veteran at the Sofie earning Best Junior Handler
2009 ICDCA National Specialty 2009 ICDCA National Specialty
Sofie showing Mira on 07/05/09.
Mira winning BOS Veteran at the Mira looking beautiful during the Mira taking a break
2009 CDCA National Specialty Sweeps 2009 CDCA Specialty weekend after the show
Mira winning Best of Breed at the Mira winning Best Brood Bitch (l-r) Libby, Velvl, Mira
2007 ICDCA National Specialty 2007 ICDCA National Specialty
(photo courtesy of Victor Kaftal) (l-r) Mira, Libby, Velvl
(photo courtesy of Victor Sanchez)
Mira with one of her favorite people, Talie Mira with Talie
Talie received Best Junior Handler at the Talie received Best Junior Handler at the
2007 ICDCA National Specialty 2005 ICDCA National Specialty
(photo courtesy of Victor Sanchez)
Mira competed at the 2005 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
only 3½ months after giving birth to seven beautiful puppies.
For a video of Mira at this show, please visit
21 month old Mira completing her Mira with one of her favorite people, Anna
AKC Championship by getting Anna received Best Junior Handler at the
her third major and going 2004 ICDCA National Specialty
Best of Breed over a Special
18 month old Mira 13 month old Mira
getting Best of Winners earning her CDCA HC
(2003 ICDCA National Specialty) (2003 CDCA National Specialty)
9 month old Mira 8 month old Mira 6 month old Mira
winning her 1st major winning again at her first show
3 week old Mira
This site was last updated 08/13/15