Am/Can Ch. Strawberry's Bandit was whelped May 25, 1998. His sire is Am/Can Ch. Strawberry's Conquistador and his dam is Hannah Heiress Claus. The grandsire on his dam's side is Ch. Cherkei's High Cotton SOM. He is owned and lovingly spoiled by Dwight and Myrna Kahlo of Tonto Verde AZ.
Bandit started his show career in the US with a spectacular Grand Sweeps win under Joyce Johnson at the 1998 Arizona Regional show. He took other Grand Sweeps awards under Lois Trist at the San Diego Boxer Club, Lynda Yon at the Boxer club of Arizona and Sydney Brown at the Oregon Boxer Club. He took a third place in the very large 12 - 18 class under Alberto Berrios at the American Boxer Club national specialty in Fredrick Md in May 1999. He finished his American championship in January 2000 on the Palm Springs circuit. and his Canadian championship in July 2000 on a trip to the Island Circuit in British Columbia. He finished his Canadian championship by going Best of Breed and a Working Group placement each day.