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Fusco again
Mos b. 23.12.00 p. Rolly m. Mayella All./Prop. C. Caniglia, Benedetto dei Marsi'
Mos again
Aron b. 23.11.00 LIR 82576 p. Groppone m. Kira All./Prop. M. Molteni

The winner in Cuccioloni = Pups 6 to 9 months was Pan dei Giunoni
This should be GranSasso, but I'm not sure


Next group was Cuccioli = Puppies 3 to 6 months, with 3 pups entered

Barone b. 04.03.01 p. Spaccone m. Lanna All./Prop. Agostino Molinelli, Avezzano

Bastiano b. 08.02.01 LIR 01/101424 p. Turco m. Laga All. Giancarlo Rainaldi Prop. Sirio Di Michele, S.Iona Di Ovindoli

(He is the litterbrother of a female in Finland.)

Placings in this group:
1 Barone
2 Bastiano
3 Cafiero di Lucus Angitiae.

Cafiero di Lucus Angitiae p. Turco m. Brezza All./Prop. Agostino Di Cola, Luco dei Marsi
Here are Alex, Maryel, Sirio and Bastiano posing at the show.
This is just a pup at the show, don't know name, breeder, owner anything.
Same pup.

Next class Femmine Campioni = Female Champions

Cenerentola b. 01.12.96 LOI 61 016912 p. Ercole m. Armonia di Selvaspina All. Gabriella Adanti, Todi Prop. All. To del Monte Frodoso di Valente Alessandro

Another pup at the show relaxing

Next class was Femmine Libera = Females Open Class. Entered 13 dogs, not all shown.

Bufera b. 25.10.97 LIR 98/125668 p. Erik m. Fune All./Prop. A. Pieraccini, Bagno di Corvaro

Laga b. 05.08.98 LIR 99/1818898 p. CH GranSasso m. Camilla All./Prop. Giancarlo Rainaldi, Nepi This should be the mother to the male pup named Bastiano
Zorilla di Lucus Angitiae b. 29.05.98 LOI 99173650 p. Tobia m. Esilde di Lucus Angitiae All. Agostino Di Cola Prop. All. to Lucus A.
Zorilla di Lucus Angitiae
Martinafranca b. 12.09.98 LOI 98/73948 p. Alex m. Indira All./Prop. Carlo Tavolaro, Roma
Hylaric del Mondonego b. 13.11.99 LOI 00/21889 p. Zunicafè m. CH Vanillina All. Diego Gomiero Prop. All. to del Mondonego, Toreglia
Federica Panecucci b. 02.11.96 LIR 97L2433 p. Crispiero m. Lav di Jacopone All./Prop. Maurizio Gentili, Macerata
Kira b. 16.02.99 LIR 99/182564 p. Skar m. Serra d'Abruzzo All./Prop. Sirio Di Michele, S.Iona di Ovindoli
Piana di Lucus Angitiae b. 19.10.97 LOI 99/112200 p. CH Risi e Bisi m. Brezza All. Agostino Di Cola Prop. Massimo Cagnin, Noverate Behind her you can see the head of Laga and to the right Zorilla di Lucus Angitiae.
Female lining up. From left to right: Hylaric, Kira, Laga, Zorilla, Piana
Left to right: Hylaric, Kira, Laga
male maremma playing with his pups displaying the loving nature of these livestock guardian dogs

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