Ch. Sonsie Aida

Sire: Ch. Gleanntan Great Gatsby
Dam: Am. & Finnish Ch. Skyelight Afrodite

Female     September 4, 1998 - July 23, 2011
Breeder: Gleanntan Kennels, Reg.


February, 1999 - Age 5 months - Best in Match

On Sunday, February 28, 1999, in her first ring experience at five months of age, Molly achieved Best in Match at the Old Dominion Kennel Club Match in Herndon, Virginia (entry of 375 dogs)!

April, 1999 - Age 7 months - Best Puppy in Sweepstakes and Best Puppy

April 23, 1999 - Molly was awarded Best Puppy in Sweepstakes (Judge: Alfred J. Ferruggiaro) and Best Puppy (Judge: Mrs. Karen C. Wilson) at the Columbia Terrier Association of Maryland - Potomac Skye Terrier Club Specialty. Sweepstakes judge, Alfred Ferruggiaro shared his impressions of Molly in his written critique: "A very stylish young bitch with a well filled muzzle and a long elegant neck. She moved well going around the ring."

July, 1999 - Age 10 months - 3 Point Major from the Puppy class

On Saturday, July 3, 1999, Molly earned her first points towards her championship by going Winners Bitch from the Puppy class (3 point major) at the Mountaineer Kennel Club show in Waynesburg, PA.

Molly was awarded Best Skye Puppy at the Hilton Head Island Kennel Club - Skye Terrier Club of America Supported Entry Show (July, 1999). She went on to place 2nd in the Terrier Puppy Group. She was also Reserve Winners Bitch at both of the STCA Supported Entry shows during the National Specialty Weekend.

September 4-5, 1999 - One Year Old - Back to Back 2 Point Wins

At the Tonawanda Kennel Club shows in upstate New York on Labor Day Weekend, Molly was Winners Bitch and Best of Opposite Sex both days for back to back two point wins.

In October, 1999 Molly competed in the Skye Terrier Club of America National Specialty Weekend shows. At the Hatboro Dog Club show, she was awarded Reserve Winners Bitch in a strong field of 7 bitches under Canadian judge, G. Timothy Doxtater. The following day at the Devon Dog Club show, Molly again repeated as Reserve Winners Bitch in a field of 11 bitches under judge Betty-Anne Stenmark. We are very pleased with her showing at just thirteen months of age.

November, 1999 - 14 months of age - 14 points and 2 majors

Here is what some of the judges have said about Molly:

"(she) has more body, substance and a little bit longer head and has promise of a beautiful coat." Ann Rogers Clark

"What a beautiful front... beautiful angulation." Lois Wolff White

"Very pretty bitch. She has the best front of them all." Stephen Shaw

February, 2000 - New Champion Sonsie Aida

At the Annapolis Kennel Club show on February 19, 2000, Molly completed her AKC championship by winning Best of Winners under breeder/judge Olga Smid, Olivia Skye Terriers.

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