Zoe and Bliss at Rotorua Best of Breed!!!
What can I say its been full on the last 4 months with moving due to the earthquakes in Christchurch and our house being demolished. We have now settled on to farm life in North Canterbury. However we have managed a few shows latley.
"Rider" NZ Ch Birchlands Crown Crusader won 2 BOB and 3 ROB in 6 shows. Many thanks to Jayne, Mark and Rae for showing him.
23rd June "Bliss" Brichlands Royalty at Sailema gained her 8th BCC to get her CH title. Many thanks to young Zoe who handled her expertly and Carolyn from Janan Cockers for having Bliss for a wee sleep over.
Zoe gained 3 Best of Breed and 4 Reserve of Breeds. WELL DONE!!!!
Fuffly to his friends turned 4 on the 1st May. A Yummy dog cake and new fuffly toy.
Daisy has retired to a farm with her own conservatory,leather couch, spa and BBQ. Nice for some!
Bliss has been winning many RBCC"S and Junior of Breed. Its tough out there!!
Rider juggles between winning Junior dog and RDCC!!! Thank you Jane!!
Dylan in only his second show since returning from Australia wins Best in Show at the Auckland Spaniel Show with Judge; Kathy Gorman Uk ( Spaniel specialist)
Bliss also won 4th in the Puppy Stakes at the ladies KA All Breeds Show Sund 6th Nov 2011.
Bliss also takes part in her first Gundog trail training day at teh Ashley River and is very keen!!! 20th Nov 2011. There is a few dead pigeions in my free
Dylan was so good for me but I am sure my daughter would have shown him better! can't wait till Amelia gets home.
Many thanks to Jayne Hamilton who handled Freddie to gain his last DCC and then won Best of Breed at South Canterbury Kennal Society Show Sun 16th Oct 2011 judge: Mrs S Bruno AUST.
Stephanie presented him beatutifully!!!!
Freddie Sailema Just D-Top was titled today at South Canterbury Show with a Best of Breed win. Many thanks to Stephanie Maslin for all her hard work and excellent presentation of this dog!
Been a busy August with puppies going to their new homes!!!! Good luck every one!!!
Also managed oen dog show weekend and Rider won 4 DCC, 2 Best of Breed and 1 Reserve of Breed to win his Championship Title.
Bliss did very well and won 2 Best of Breed and Puppy of Group.
Judge: Julie Dickinson-Franks (NSW) Wellington Ladies Kennel Assoc. Sat 20th August. Her first show at just 9 months after having not been in a shown for over 3 months.
Well we had a big dump of snow at the beach. Snow right to the sea. It never snows at the beach!!! Its the most I have ever seen while living in Christchurch. Also the dogs. They went crazy biting and playing in the snow. They have 2 coats on to keep warm. Got down to minus 2C last night and a huge frost this morning. See photo gallery.
Puppies 3 weeks old . Microchipped and DNA tested. They are growing real fast. Daisy has been a perfect mum keeping them all clean and tidy!!!
Have not been up to much to shaken with all the earthquakes. The house is really munted now!!!!!!
"Rider" Birchlands Crown Crusader qualifies for the Proplan Supreme Puppy of the year Awards for 2010 on the 2nd July. South Island. 40 puppies were eligible 25 enteries on the day. "Rider" was handled expertly by Jayne Hamilton. He won his heats and then the next round to the quarter finals. Our first ever Supreme Puppy competition. Well done Jayne for a fantastic handling job.
"Daisy" Abbotsgate Venetia (Imp Aust) whelped on the 3rd July producing 4 bitches and 2 dogs. Sire"Buddy" CH Careve Crumpys Man
Dylan's settled in and is back to his naughty ways!!!!!
Fantastic news Dylan (NZCH Sailema Royal Status) gains his final Australian Champion Title points with a Best Of Group & Open Of Group win at Temora kennel Club on the 14th May. He also won Best of Breed the next day as well.. This was Dylan's first show for months and he was just entered in the Open Class. Dylan was also short listed for Best In Show. What a day!!!!. Our first Dual Champion ever at Sailema kennels. Well done Trish Blamire for her excellent presentation and handling of Dylan. We look forward to his return to NZ very soon.
Bliss (Birchlands Royalty at Sailema) has been shown occasionally and won 4 x Baby Puppy of Group and 2 x Baby Puppy in Show.
Arrow wins Intermediate in Show at the Auckland Spaniel Show.
Rider (Birchlands Crown Crusader) wins the following annual awards of year awards:
The Gundog Society Puppy of the Year,2010
Southern Gundog Society Puppy of the Year 2010
He has also qualified for the
PoPlan Annual Puppy of the Year Awards 2010
many thanks to Mark Lawerence and Jane Hamilton for handling this wonderful dog while Amelia is away.