parents "Jack of Hearts" and superhero Wonder Woman, Steely Man quickly learned that he possesses extraordinary
super powers, including the ability to quickly steal hearts across America.
Steely debuted in the Bred-by class at the Cypress Creek
Kennel Club show on November 10, 2018, and was again shown by Paula at the Conroe Kennel Club shows on December 1 and 2, 2018,
where he was Reserve Winners Dog each time. Steely then hit the road in January 2019 with the A-Team of Alfonso Escobedo and
Ashlie Whitmore where he picked up points in Louisiana and Arizona. Steely picked up back-to-back majors at the Baytown Kennel
Club shows in Crosby, Texas, March 2-3, 2019, where Ashlie Whitmore steered him to Winners Dog both days under Judges Lee
Herr and James Ham, leaving Steely three points shy of his Champion title. At 11 months, Steely earned his Champion title
in superstar style, going Winners Dog, Best of Winners and Best of Breed over three specials at the Fort Worth Kennel Club
show on Saturday, March 23, 2019, under Judge Kathi Brown for a five-point major. Steely was then handled by the A-Team at
the Claremore Cluster in Oklahoma (March 27-31, 2019) picking up five GCH majors, including four Best of Breed wins over other
champions, followed by back-to-back group placements in Alabama (Terrier Group 3 and 4 under Judges Jacqueline Stacy and Terry
Stacy) on April 6 and 7, 2019.
A week before
his first birthday, Steely won his Grand Champion title the first day of the Peach Blossom Cluster (April 10-14, 2019) winning
Select Dog (5-pt major) under Judge Ken Murray at the Atlanta KC show on Wednesday, Best Opposite the next day under Judge
Richard William Powell, then back-to-back Best of Breed wins under Judges Gary Doerge and Col. Joe Purkhiser, and finishing
with a Specialty Select under Judge Wood Wornall at the West Highland White Terrier Club of Greater Atlanta on Sunday. Steely
also made the list of Top Ten Westies in the U.S.A. for shows through March 31, 2019.