RECORD HOLDERFirst Welsh Terrier Grand Champion Bitch, 2011
BRED BYDawn Garis (Maridawn)
OWNED BYPatricia and Norm Clark (Malvado)
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The Grand Champion title was developed and approved by the AKC Delegate Body in 2009. The new title encourages exhibitor participation and camaraderie in the sport while emphasizing breed judging that recognizes quality and breed type.

GCh. Ch. Malvado Dust Devil, “Dusty,” is the second Welsh Terrier to earn a Grand Championship, the first Welsh Terrier Grand Champion Bitch, a title earned on March 11, 2011. As of December 2020, “Dusty” ranks No. 30 with 102 points on the AKC Grand Champion Title list. She produced one litter of all champions, all girls, and retired in Florida.

Pat and Norm Clark started breeding and showing terriers over 40 years ago and successfully raised Airedales, Miniature Schnauzers,  and Welsh Terriers. They have specialized in Welsh Terriers.


Gch. Ch. Malvado Dust Devil, Group First, Canada del Oro Kennel Club, March 2010. Courtesy Pat and Norm Clark (Malvado).
GCh. Ch. Malvado Dust Devil at Westminster, February 15, 2010. Courtesy Pat and Norm Clark (Malvado).