2010 BDC National Champion "Augie"
Augie is a German Shorthaired Pointer out of Abbe Lane Kennels in Michigan owned by Tom Glynn. Augie is a very versatile dog in every aspect of hunting. Augie has incredible drive and high nose that helps him cover a field with the best of them. When Augie is not hunting birds he is hunting a comfortable spot in the living room. Not only is Augie a tenacious hunter but he is also a couch potato.
Augie scored a perfect 112 in his NAVHDA Natural Ability Test and finished his AKC Junior Hunter certification.
At the age of 15 months Augie competed in his first Bird Dog Challenge event in Morely, Michigan. Since his first event Augie has amassed 34 tournament wins along with 6 BDC Major wins. In 2009 Augie was BDC Runner Up Amateur National Champion and Augie placed 6th at the BDC World Championships in the fall of 2010. Augie has won the Nebraska State Pheasant Championship and the New Jersey Gun Dog Championship. Augie has competed in 12 different states and has traveled more than 30,000 miles on the tournament trail.On March 27th 2011 Augie added a BDC National Championship to his list of accomplishments. In February of 2012 Augie won the prestigious "Top Gun Championship" in Wisconsin and went on to earn his "BDC Legendary Status" by surpassing 500 lifetime points.