In July 2007, I contacted Nathan Woods to see if he could help me find a handler to show our Pharaoh Hound, Osiris. Nathan spent some time with Osiris and agreed to show him through to his Championship. Nathan did an outstanding job of preparing Osiris for the show ring and handling him at the shows. He helped us with everything from the proper grooming, diet and even what shows to register in. The first weekend Nathan handled Osiris, they won Best of Winners at a Major hound event in Lompoc and just six months later, Osiris achieved his final championship point. He always stayed very committed to this goal and worked with very high integrity. Osiris is also extremely happy whenever he sees Nathan and I always felt comfortable putting him in Nathan’s care during out of town shows. We now have Osiris in the obedience training program. I highly recommend Nathan Woods and Santa Barbara Pet Services for any of your dog training and care needs.

Betsy Stivers
owner ‘Ch. Shalimar Crescent Moon’…Osiris
Santa Barbara , CA

The Champion AKC Breed title (CH) requires 15 total Breed points which must include two major wins. Osiris finished his CH in January 2008.

The Companion Dog – AKC Obedience title (CD) requires 3 qualifying scores in Novice B class (at least 170 out of 200) under 3 seperate judges and Obedience trials. There are rarely ever any sighthounds in the obedience ring. He finished his CD (Companion Dog) obedience title in January 2009.

The Senior Courser – AKC Lure Coursing title (SC) requires 4 qualifying scores at 4 seperate Lure Coursing trials. He finished his SC, (Senior Courser) Lure Coursing title in March of 2009.

The Field Champion – AKC Lure Coursing title (FC) requires 15 total Lure Coursing points which must include two major wins. He finished his FC (Field Championship) Lure Coursing title in May 2009.

CH + FC = DC (Dual Champion)
CH + FC + CD = Versatility Dog

To earn a PHCA Versatility Dog Certificate, a title must be earned by an individual Pharaoh Hound in at least three venues.