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The Early Years
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The Early Years:

*1st A.K.C. Obedience title in 1959 –Valmark Bond von Lutz,
          C.D.- Owner,Trainer,Handler

*1st A.K.C. Conformation title in 1964 – 
          American-Canadian-Mexican Ch. Tonka vom 
          Richterbach,C.D. – Breeder, Owner, Trainer, Handler

*1st International title in 1965 – Canadian Ch. Tonka

*1st German Shepherds in History on this Continent to win
the prestigious F.C.I. International C.A.C.I.B. in 1966 – Ch. 
Tonka, C.D. and Ch. Chips in Mexico City under world 
renowned Austrian judge Dr. Alejandro von Lichtenberg

American-Canadian-Mexican Ch. Tonka vom Richterbach, C.D., C.A.C.I.B.
Triple Champion Tonka, C.D., C.A.C.I.B. was Neal’s pride and joy. Neal owned both Tonka’s sire, Koin- 11pts (2 majors), and dam, Rega- 3pts. Neal whelped and selected Tonka; raised, trained, and conditioned her; and was her exclusive handler to all 5 titles, multiple Group winner, 3 Championships, C.D. and C.A.C.I.B., winning at both specialties and all breed shows. Her wins were in 1963-C.D., 1964-American Champion, 1965-Canadian Champion, 1966-Mexican Champion and C.A.C.I.B.

Canadian-Mexican-Bermuda Ch. Lutzhaus Chips, C.A.C.I.B.
In 1964 the wonderful Tonka was bred to 2X Select, Canadian Grand Victor, American and Canadian Champion Ulk Wikingerblut, SchH III, ROM, C.A.C.I.B. owned by Ralph and Mary Roberts of Covina Knolls Kennels. This breeding produced Lutzhaus Kork,C.D. (7 Amer. Pts) and his brother Canadian-Mexican-Bermuda Ch. Lutzhaus Chips, C.A.C.I.B. (13 Amer. Pts/1 major)

Dog World August 1972

Lutzhaus Champions Tonka and Chips, 1972


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