Topsfield Bassets of Vermont

2015 Highlights

Topsfield proudly presented in 2015


Multiple Best In Show & Best in Specialty Show Winning

Gold Grand Champion

Topsfield-Sanchu Eeenie Meenie Miney Moe

Whelped 08/19/09

# 3 All Breed Basset,  2015 (Retired in February, 2015)


"Tiger" was bred by Claudia Orlandi & Claire 'Kitty' Steidel.  He was co-owned by Sukey Shor, Claudia Orlandi & Claire Kitty Steidel.  Tiger retired following the Garden in 2015. 

Gold GCH Topsfield-Sanchu

Eenie Meenie Miney Moe

Tiger began his career by going Best in Futurity at the 2010 BHCA Nationals with Bryan Martin Handling.  Tiger began his specials career in 2012.  Under Bryan's guidance, Tiger was the 2012 # 7 Hound, All Breed, and #1 Basset Breed and All Breed.  He had 8 Bests in Show, Multiple Bests in Specialty Show and 48 Group 1's.  Mike Stone took over handling duties on Tiger when Bryan retired in 2013.

 In 2013 Tiger was the Number 8 Hound, All Breed, had 4 Bests in Show, 23 Group 1's.  Tiger was the 2013 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty Best of Breed Winner.    

2014 was another great year for Tiger.  He ended the year # 5 Hound, All Breed, and again was Number 1 Basset Hound Breed & All Breed.  He had 3 Bests In Show and 24 Group 1's. 

Tiger now resides in Arizona with Kitty Steidel and her husband.  Thank you Tiger for some great memories!

Multiple Best In Show & Group Winning

Silver Grand Champion

GCHS Topsfield-Sanchu Pizza Pizza

whelped  07/08/2012

"Pizza" was bred by Claudia Orlandi & Sue Frischmann and-owned by Claudia, Sue and Claire K. Steidel.  Pizza went to Portugal in the fall of 2015 and is now owned by Jose Homen De Mello and Raquel Colaco.

Though showing just 7 months in the United States in 2015, Pizza was # Basset, both breed and all breed. 

Pizza was handled through his career in the United States by his co-breeder/owner, Sue Frischmann, and at times by Candy Carswell. 

Silver GCH Topsfield-Sanchu



Our thanks to all the judges who have recognized the quality of our Basset Hounds, both in the breed and group rings.

Pictures are not available for all Wins.