Luna (Anwen's Rainbow Dash) took part in another scent trial in early July 2019 and got her Advanced Containers and Advanced Exterior sections (also getting first place in Exterior!). Way to go Luna!
April - we took Anna to Bainbridge Island, WA for a Welshie playdate with other dogs from the Pacific Northwest. She thoroughly enjoyed herself and it was great to see so many other Welsh Springer Spaniels!
Anna (left) and Luna
Here is Flynn who achieved a Group Four placing at the Saskatoon Kennel and Obedience Club show on Monday 2nd August 2019, which means he is a Canadian Champion! He is now CH. Anwen's Shining Star. Congratulations Flynn and Sara!
Here is handsome Morgan, Anwen's Ever Seen the Rain, enjoying time by the water.
March 19th - Happy third birthday to the 'Stars' litter!
November 21st - A happy first birthday to all the "Rain" puppies!
Winter 2018-2019 - We had some snow in January and February which the dogs enjoyed!
We were so pleased to see Anna (Anwen's Summer Rain) get a Group Four placing at the Comox Valley Kennel Club show on 11th June 2019.
August 2018 - Campbell River Dog Fanciers Society Dog Show - Anna (Anwen's Summer Rain) and her sister Luna (Anwen's Rainbow Dash) competed at the show. It was extremely warm, and both dogs did so well, with Anna taking a point each of the two days towards her Championship. They were so happy to get to play after their time in the ring!
NEWS 2018. ONWARDS
October - so pleased that Ralph (Anwen's One More Chance) gained his Tracking Dog title held here in the Comox Valley by the Forbidden Plateau Tracking and Obedience Club.
August 2018 - Anna had play dates with her brothers Moss Anwens's Rainforest Love) and Morgan (Anwen's Ever Seen the Rain) at the beach! They had a great time.
Anwen Welsh Springer Spaniels
Black Creek, BC
March 19th - Happy Second birthday to the 'Stars' litter! Hope they all had a great birthday with their families!
March 9th - a big congratulations to Luna (Anwen's Rainbow Dash) who achieved the title of SDDA (Sporting Detection Dog Association) Started, by getting all three components at her first trial. She is the first Welsh Springer Spaniel in Canada to get this title!
May - we travelled down to Pomona, California for the Welsh Springer Spaniel Club of America National with Ruby, Ralph and Anna all showing in their classes. Anna obtained a first in her 6-9 puppy bitch class on both the days we were entered and they all did us proud. On the way back, we visited a couple of the State Parks on the Oregon coast and the dogs got to thoroughly enjoy themselves.
Anna, taking a breather!
April 18th - Happy fourth birthday to Ralph and his brother and sisters from the 'One' litter.
June - We attended Nanaimo Kennel Club show and Anna placed third in Sweepstakes in her age group. At the show, we also had her eyes tested and are pleased to report that her CAER test is 'normal'. Below, Anna, seven months.
April 19th saw the 'One' litter turning three. Happy birthday!
...and here he is after the show enjoying a well-deserved ice cream!
Moss (left) and Anna Anna (left) and Morgan
Another achievement for Flynn (Anwen's Shining Star)! He passed his Scent Detection Instinct, then went on to pass Novice Containers and Interiors. Congratulations!
Ruby did an excellent job of raising her nine puppies and we loved seeing them grow and develop their personalities. They began going to their new homes in January and by all accounts are enjoying their time with their new families.