(Reg'd)
presents

(pictured at 7 weeks and 5 years - graphic by Naomi Gibbs, Naja Boxers)
MBIS Am/Can CH. Summer's Dash Riprock, Am/Can SOM x Mi-T's You're Still The One, POMC
(28-09-2003 to 15-03-2013)


"Mr. Spock" became an AMERICAN SIRE OF MERIT  on March 14, 2013 with his daughter  "Babe" - Am. CH. SBK Buttercup Babe finishing!
He became an CANADIAN SIRE OF MERIT  on April 3, 2011 with his daughter  "Addey" - Can. CH. JoCar's American Girl Doll, CGC finishing!

"Mr. Spock" had one of the best temperaments I have ever experienced in a Boxer, which is something a picture cannot capture, and best of all he seems to be passing this trait, amongst many others, to his kids! He was an extremely affectionate & loyal dog, so in tune to my every mood and emotion. His breeder, Naomi, can tell you the story about how at 7 weeks of age Mr. Spock picked me out of a litter of 9 puppies. He was known by many for his gentle "signature hugs". Spock was very obedient, a quick learner and not one to start trouble yet he loved to have fun and had a sense of humour as only a Boxer can! Some of his achievements help demonstrate his versatile temperament:

"Mr. Spock" is an
AMERICAN/CANADIAN CHAMPION and a producer, AMERICAN/CANADIAN SIRE of MERIT as well he has the following CKC (Canadian Kennel Club) performance titles: AGILITY NOVICE (AGN) & COMPANION DOG (CD) Novice Obedience!!
Scroll down under pictures below for more information on Mr. Spock...pedigree, health clearances, show record, kids, head study photos...etc.

8 1/2 years of age  ( 4 months shy of his 9th birthday - photo by his breeder Naomi Gibbs, NAJA Boxers)
See more  head shots of  Mr. Spock on his Head Study page here.

"Mr. Spock" (3 1/2 years) & I, winning a Best of Breed & Group 2
under judge Ms. Terry Carter.


"Mr. Spock" (4 months shy of his 9th birthday) & I, winning  Best Veteran Dog in Specialty Show  under judge Mr. Houston Clark at the Spokane Boxer Club Specialty.

 
"Mr. Spock" (almost 4 years) & I, winning a Best of Breed & Group 1st
under judge Ms. Lynne Storeshaw.
"Mr. Spock" (7 years) & I, winning Select Dog  (over a Special), Best Veteran in Specialty Show & Best Stud Dog under Breeder judge Ms. Sandy Orr at the Boxer Club of Colorado Specialty.
"Mr. Spock" (4 months shy of his 9th birthday & his daughter "GiGi" (4 1/2 yrs)
"Mr. Spock" (2 years) & I, winning a Best of Breed & Group 3 under judge Ms. Sharon Derrick.

 "Mr. Spock" ( 5 yrs)  & his daughter "GiGi" (9 mos) - photo by Judy Wood

"Mr. Spock" ( 3 yrs)  & I winning an AWARD of MERIT
at the 2006 Boxer Club of Canada National Specialty (entry of  83 Boxers, 38 Specials)
under Breeder judge Mr. Tim Hutchings (Winuwuk Boxers, UK)
"Mr. Spock" (almost 3 years)
Photo by Spock's breeder Naomi Gibbs, Naja Boxers. 
See  head shots of Mr. Spock on his Head Study page here.
"Mr. Spock" (19 mos) & I at the American Boxer Club (ABC) National 
Specialty 2005 in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky 
(photo by Spock's breeder Naomi Gibbs, Naja Boxers).
"Mr. Spock" (4 1/2 yrs) & me achieving his NEW COMPANION DOG Obedience title with the Highest Qualifying score in the  Novice B class (judge Gail Carroll) on June 1, 2008 at the Northern Alberta Canine Association (NACA) trials in Edmonton, Alberta.
"Mr. Spock" (4 1/2 yrs) & I qualifying for his 2nd leg (with a 4th in class) towards his Companion Dog Obedience title in the Novice B class (judge Marie-Johanne Cloutier), Mr. Spock qualified for his 1st leg earlier that day in the morning trial! (March 22, 2008).

 
"Wait for me Mr. Spock!!!" Mr. Spock  (almost 4  yrs)qualifying for his 2nd leg in Standard Novice A Agilty trial together in June 2007.  (photo by Mike Stevens)
"Mr. Spock" (4 1/2 yrs) & I, doing the Heel Free exercise in a Novice B trial
(photo by Rob Bow, Bowmak Boxers)
"Mr. Spock" (almost 4 yrs) in  Novice Agilty (2007). Photo by Cathy French.
"Mr. Spock"(almost 4 yrs) in  Novice Agilty (2007). Photo by Cathy French.
"I can fly!!!" (Mr. Spock in  Novice Agilty, 2007 @ almost 4 yrs). 
Photo by Cathy French.
"Mr. Spock" (almost 4 yrs) doing the weave poles in  Novice Agilty
Photo by Cathy French.
" Mr. Spock" at 11 1/2 mos. -  photo by Crystal Design N' Photo

 
"Mr. Spock" (almost 3 years)
Photo by Spock's breeder Naomi Gibbs, Naja Boxers.
See  head shots of Mr. Spock on his Head Study page here.
"Mr. Spock"  (7 mos) at ABC National 
Specialty 2004 in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky 
(photo by Spock's breeder Naomi Gibbs, Naja Boxers).
Me & "Mr. Spock"  (7 mos) at ABC 2004. Spock placed SECONDin a very large 6-9 months fawn male class (22 fawn male puppies!) under breeder judge Mr. Tim Hutchings (UK) at the ABC 2004 (American Boxer Club National Specialty) held in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky.(handler Lori McClain). Read the judge's critique below!
(photo by Spock's breeder Naomi Gibbs, Naja Boxers).
"Mr. Spock" at 8 weeks (being stacked by Maureen Olson)
"Mr. Spock" in the evening snow (16 1/2 weeks)
"Mr. Spock" at 7 weeks (being stacked by breeder Naomi Gibbs, Naja Boxers)
"Mr. Spock" (3 wks).  (photo by Spock's breeder Naomi Gibbs, Naja Boxers)
See head shots of Mr. Spock on his Head Study page here.
Mr. Spock  was a gift from Shania (Mi-T's You're Still the One) , Dash Riprock (Am. Can. CH. Summer's Dash Riprock, SOM) and Naomi & James Gibbs (Naja Boxers). Spock was the result of  an exciting "enterprise" between Naja and Summer Boxers.  This was Dash's last naturally sired litter & we felt we needed a little "dash" of Riprock  to remind us of him...we felt we had found that in Spock. If Shania had not come into season almost 2 months early (along with Naomi's determination to get the breeding done...Naomi made the L-O-N-G "trek" alone with Shania by vehicle from Washington, USA to Alberta, Canada)...Spock would never have shared his life with us and his kids and grand kids would not be here today...we feel that he was meant to be with us...as all the stars seemed to line up in our favour. I truly believe, deep in my heart, that Spock must was a gift that Dash has left behind for us.

Mr. Spock is the littermate to the stunning & mischievious Mia (Am CH. Naja's Midnight Mischief) & the sweet & beautiful Tasha (Am. CH. Naja's Date With Destiny).

We look forward to a bright future with Mr. Spock.'s progeny...may they "live long & prosper"!

Health Testing:
Mr. Spock was screened  for the following health conditions:
       - Heart - clear of  Sub-Aortic Stenosis (SAS) by echocardiogram color flow doppler ultrasound (no murmur)
        by Dr. Luis Braz-Ruivo (board certified cardiologist)
         - Heart - clear of  ARVC (Boxer Cardiomyopathy) by 24 hour ambulatory EKG recordings by holter
         monitoring technique - 6 times :  2004 (Dr. Kate Meurs) 2005 (ALBA),  2006  (Dr. Kate Meurs),
            2008 (ALBA) ,  2010  (Dr. Kate Meurs) &  2011  (ALBA).
      -  Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy Mutation (ARVC) (heart condition)  - NEGATIVE
      - DM (Degenerative Myelopathy) - NORMAL/CLEAR
       - Hip Dysplasia -  OFA - GOOD
       - Eyes -  CERF - Normal
         - Hypothyroidism-
Normal, TGAA Negative
        
- AKC DNA Profile # : V409883

Heart and all organs confirmed NORMAL on post-mortem and necropsy. Cause of death unknown.  Possible stroke or blood clot was suspected.

A summary of Mr. Spock's health testing results can be found on the following websites: "DM Clear/ARVC Clear Stud Dogs"  (in the 1st chart), "Boxer Stud Dogs"  (select CAN in the location box and press Submit Query) and on the OFA website.

Of Special Note: Mr. Spock placed TWO years in a row at the ABC (American Boxer Club National Specialty) held in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky. In 2004, at 7 months of age, Mr. Spock placed SECOND in a very large 6-9 months fawn male class (22 fawn male puppies!) under breeder judge Mr. Tim Hutchings (Winuwuk Boxers, UK). Here is Mr. Tim Hutching's  critique of  Mr. Spock :  "Another really well made youngster who should have a bright future. I particularly admired his balance of angulation and his neck which gave him a very pleasing outline.  His front and rear balance enabled him to go really well." (July/August 2004 ABC Winners issue, p. 56, The Boxer Ring  magazine).  Then in 2005, at 19 months of age, Mr. Spock placed 3rd (to the Winners Dog) in a very large Open Fawn Dog class (entry of 15!) under breeder judge Ms. Dixie McCauley (USA).  Spock was beautifully handled by Lori McClain...thankyou Lori for presenting Spock so well & placing with him TWO years in a row at ABC!

Date of Birth: September 28, 2003
PEDIGREE
(Mr.Spock's Pedigree shows many years of thoughtful breeding behind it with several Sires & Dams of Merit - linked photos attached)

Mr. Spock's Ad
This ad can be seen in the November 2007 issue of the  "Canine Review" magazine on page 33 and in the September/October 2007 Annual Stud Dog issue of  "The Boxer Ring" magazine page 43.
Summer Family Ad
This ad can be viewed on  p. 59 of  Canine Review ( May 2009 issue) and  on  p. 7 of the Boxer Ring (March/April 2009 issue)
Mr. Spock's Canadian Show Record
Mr. Spock's USA Show Record
Head Study Photos
More photos
Mr. Spock's Kids

*Frozen semen may be available to selected females.  Note: We have frozen semen stored in Canada (in Edmonton, Alberta &  Red Deer, Alberta) and in Colorado, USA.
Mr. Spock can also be seen on his breeder Naomi & James Gibbs website at Naja Boxers.
 

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