Sammy's Story
From rag doll to Westminster 2004

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Sammy was one of a litter of three boys and two girls whelped May 21, 2000. Dam is CH Floral Hill's Just Beautiful ROM and sire is CH Singh You Sinner of Talimer ROM.


Sammy in the middle - 2 weeks old


The three boys - 4 weeks old


Sammy and his littermates - 5 weeks


Our trusting rag doll puppy - 10 weeks

Sammy, though very beautiful, had a very relaxed, laid-back personality. He loved to be carried around and would let himself go totally limp in your arms. Because his personality seemed perhaps better suited to a pet home, arrangements were made accordingly... However, when his to-be owner had a change of mind, Sammy's potential was reassessed and it was determined that Sammy was "Knot For Sail"...


Sammy became
Champion HiTide Hob Nob Knot For Sail
 Merrimack Lhasa Apso Specialty 5/31/02
Judge Mrs. B.P.Goodman


As a special Sammy has taken multiple group placements.


Group Winning Champion
Sammy took his first Group I win
Chesapeake Kennel Club 4/5/03
Judge Mrs. C. DiGiacomo


BISS CH HiTide Hob Nob Knot For Sail
May 30, 2003 Sammy was awarded Best In Specialty Show at the Merrimack Lhasa Apso Club Specialty -- Judge Mrs. Elaine Mathis

Westminster 2004

!!Judge Mr. William Bergum awarded Sammy Best of Opposite Sex!!

Westminster photos courtesy of Jean Dargie

We are extremely proud of beautiful, sweet Sammy and truly appreciate all the hard work and expertise of his co-owner and handler, Carla Varney (HiTide ROM). Sammy is also co-owned by Mary Taillon (Hob Nob) and Terre Mohr (Talimer ROM).