Veteran Earthdog Awards

The Veteran Earthdog title is awarded to dogs whose owners are AWTA members in good standing during the entire period of qualifying work. When applied for by the owner, this award is for the earthdog that has completed the following requirements:

  • A single terrier must earn 10 Working Certificates (WC) (a Hunting Certificate (HC) can count as one WC)
  • WCs must be witnessed by at least 3 different witnesses
  • WCs must include work to at least 3 different approved quarries (only 2 armadillo WCs can be applied).
Dog Breed
Date 10th WC
Lothlorien Ping MW Dachshund MW 12/17/2004 Jo Ann Frier-Murza
Wild Remain Bits Jack Russell 07/30/2005 Aurora Rubel
Old Souls Tatters Jack Russell 09/18/2005 Susan Parsons
Tara Jack Russell 02/05/2006 Darick James
Wild Remain Sidney Jack Russell 02/14/2006 Susan Parsons
Spring Gate Smudge Jack Russell 03/04/2006 Susan Parsons
Tarascon Bailey Jack Russell 05/30/2007 Yvonne & Dwain Moore
Paxton Sprog Jack Russell 07/19/2007 Aurora Rubel
Briar Run Wango Jack Russell 10/16/2007 Tim & Dawn Weiss
Black Creek Yogz Patterdale 02/09/2008 Aurora Rubel
Briar Run Addytude Jack Russell 10/17/2008 Tim & Dawn Weiss
Woodleigh Ariel Jack Russell 01/03/2009 Aurora Rubel
Dutch Creek Circus Jack Russell 12/06/2009 Aurora Rubel
Thornhills Ama Jack Russell 07/25/2009 Aurora Rubel
Wild Remain Nugget Jack Russell 12/29/2009 Susan Parsons
Briar Run Kaotic Jack Russell 04/17/2010 Tim & Dawn Weiss
Briar Run Kocky Boy Jack Russell 05/30/2010 Tim & Dawn Weiss
Wild Remain Beau Jack Russell 06/13/2010 Gary & Judy Volrath
Brooks Chase Say Goodnight Gracie Jack Russell 07/03/2010 Charlene Schleuter
Corn Row Busy Jack Russell 07/05/2010 Yvonne Moore
Sweet B Sassafrass of Briar Run Jack Russell 09/04/2010 Tim & Dawn Weiss
Hunters Moon Siren Jack Russell 11/26/2010 Charlene Schleuter
Hunters Moon Artemus Jack Russell 08/28/2011 Charlene Schleuter
Dutch Creek Thomas Jack Russell 09/11/2011 Bettina Woolbright
Wild Remain Bramble Patterdale 12/11/2011 Aurora Rubel
Wild Remain Edge Jack Russell 12/01/2012 Gary & Judy Volrath
Dug To Chalk Patterdale 02/18/2013 Aurora Rubel
Blackland Lacy Jack Russell 03/15/2013 Linda Quinn
Torch of Thornbush Jack Russell 03/30/2013 Ted Ely & Char Smith
Hedgerow Lupin Jack Russell 12/29/2013 Rhonda Rebhorn
Wild Remain Digme Patterdale 09/08/2014 Aurora Rubel
Black Creek Titch Patterdale 08/26/2015 Aurora Rubel
Wild Remain Stubbie Jack Russell 11/02/2015 Aurora Rubel
Wild Remain Raven Patterdale 02/02/2016 Aurora Rubel
Briar Run Krazy Girl Jack Russell 12/15/2015 Tim & Dawn Weiss
Dutch Creek Karma Jack Russell 02/22/2016 Bonita Knickmeyer
Wild Remain Fetch Jack Russell 11/13/2016 Aurora Rubel
Robby’s Little Evil Patterdale 01/28/2017 Robby Robinett
Jack of Hearts Peter Piper Jack Russell 07/17/2017 Charlene Schlueter
Jack of Hearts BabyBoomer Jack Russell 07/02/2017 Doreen Spires
Dug To Pete Jack Russell 11/27/2017 Mike Hayes
Robby’s Draco Patterdale 01/18/2018 Robby Robinett
Robby’s Griffin Patterdale 10/20/2018 Robby Robinett
Cross 7 Mississippi Justice of Briar Run Jack Russell 07/28/2018 Tim & Dawn Weiss
Zion Hill Venus Patterdale 12/08/2019 Robby Robinett

Certificate Class Advanced Awards

The CCA title is awarded to a dog whose owner(s) are AWTA members in good standing during the entire period of obtaining the passing scores. The starting date for the Award is for passing scores on or after January 1, 2012.

  • The Certificate is issued to dogs that have accumulated five (5) passing scores in the Certificate Class.
Dog Breed Completed Owner
CMC’s Tara the Terror of Oakleaf Patterdale 11/18/2017 Cathy Thomas
Mattie Jagdterrier 05/05/2018 Jeff Gravano & Toni Rehdorf
Butch Jack Russell 05/05/2018 Mary Matthews
Greley’s One Eyed Jacks Border Terrier 11/11/2018 Richard & Norma DeLiberty
Oakleaf’s Careful What U Wish For Patterdale Terrier 11/11/2018 Cathy Thomas
Albree’s Rid X of LW’s Patterdale Terrier 06/01/2019 Renee Miller

Veteran Earthworkers

The Veteran Earthworker title is awarded to AWTA members in good standing. When applied for, this award is for the member that have completed the following requirements:

  • Members who have accumulated 10 WC (1 HC can count as one WC) on 10 different earthdogs.

The award for the AWTA Earthworker will be an English digging shovel.

Veteran Earthworkers State of Residence Date Completed
Jo Ann Frier-Murza New Jersey 2005
Aurora Rubel Kentucky 2005
Teddy Moritz New Jersey 2005
Tim & Dawn Weiss Illinois 2009
Karla Martin Deithorn Virginia 2010
Charlene Schlueter Missouri 2015


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