December: Karen Denton and Zelda (G. Kalinka) pass Level 5 in Scentwork UK. At the time she was one of only four dogs in the UK to have passed this level.

23rd of December 2016: 4 Papillon puppies born to Trixie and Mickey (on Mickey's birthday!); the Goldmali M litter.

Various dates through 2016: Margaret Young and Dime (Goldmali Incredible) have won obedience A once and been placed 8 times in classes with between 25 and 35 dogs competing!

27th of November: Magic passes her KC Good Citizen Silver test.

10th of November: Z, Rex and Ritzy eye tested clear.

29th of October: Sarah Liddy's Fionn (Goldmali By Your Side) graded Excellent in the Temperament test at the Belgian Shepherd Dog Club of Ireland.

26th and 27th of October: Trixie mated to Mickey.

17th of October: Rosie checked for Luxating Patellas and is clear.

17th of September: Darlington Championship show. Z (G. Bohemian Rhapsody) Best Veteran and Reserve Best Dog, Rex and Magic 1st in their Junior classes, Rona 2nd in Open.

21st of August: Whilst watching Countryfile Live on BBC, we spotted a Malinois in the Essex Dog Display Team, jumping through and also retrieving fire. Thought the dog looked familiar, and sure enough it was Christine Merritt's GOLDMALI FLASH "Reggie"!

21st of August: Alison Pell and Leah (G. Innocent Eyes) won Grade 3 in agility again.

20th of August: Welsh KC Championship show. Rex (G. King of Hearts) 1st in Junior Dog and Reserve Dog CC, Rona 2nd in Open.

20th of August: Alison Pell and Leah (Goldmali Innocent Eyes) wins Grade 3 agility at the Lisburn show and will now be competing in Grade 4 after this weekend. Alison's other Malinois Zara (G. Cherish) was second (by just 0.07 secs!) in Grade 6.

13th of August: Bournemouth Championship show. Santee 1st in PG and Reserve Best Dog, but the judge withheld the CC and RCC from the dog winners. Rona however 1st in Open and yet another Reserve Bitch CC (her 6th).

7th of August: Karen Denton and Zelda (G. Kalinka) came second in Level 4 Scentwork UK.

6th of August: BSD Association Championship show. Santee 1st in PG, Mats 1st in Limit, Rona unplaced in Open.

22nd of July: Trixie checked for Luxating Patellas and is fine.

1st of July: Sadly John's mother Barbara passed away.

19th of June: Karen Denton and Zelda (G. Kalinka) came 2nd in Level 3 Scentwork UK.

18th of June: Northern BSD Club Championship show. Mats and Rex only managed seconds and Magic a fifth, but RONA (G.Fabulous) was first out of 5 in Open and was awarded the Reserve Bitch CC.

12th of June: Mickey passes his Good Citizen Bronze test.

25th of May: Penny has 11 puppies to Santee. See: L litter

22nd of May: Karen Denton and Zelda (G. Kalinka) won first in Level 2 Scentwork UK.

10th of April: Karen Denton's Zelda (Goldmali Kalinka) passed her Scent work UK level 1 trial.

3rd of April: BSDA Open show. The final show for Rex and Magic as puppies. They both won their respective classes, but again were alone in them. However Benjamin then handled Magic (for the first time) to Best Puppy in Breed, beating John and Rex! Rona was 1st in Open bitch.

31st of March: Mickey and Walnut have their patellas checked and both are clear of problems.

28th and 29th of March: Santee is mated to Penny.

26th of March: North Lincs CS Open show. Magic Best Puppy (again out of one). Joanne Apostolou's Zulte (Goldmali I Believe I Can Fly) takes his
first 1st place in grade 1-3 jumping.

19th of March: Over in Holland, Peanut's son and Walnut's litter brother Spinillons Colt Classic becomes Junior Champion.

12th of March: CRUFTS. Rex 1st in Puppy Dog (of one). Christine Smith's Goldmali Kiss From A Rose (Bliss) 1st in Puppy Bitch out of 3. Magic 2nd in Puppy bitch. Rex (Goldmali King of Hearts) takes BEST PUPPY IN BREED. Santee 2nd of 3 in PGD, 1st of 2 in GCD, Rex was 2nd. Rona 3rd of 5 in OB and 2nd of 3 in GCB, Magic 3rd in GCB.

John and Rex, Best Puppy in Breed Crufts 2016

Christine and Bliss, 1st Puppy bitch Crufts 2016

Benjamin and Santee, 1st Good Citizen dog Crufts 2016

5th of March: Wath & West Melton CS Open show. Rex Best Puppy (again out of one).

27th of February: Newark & DCS Open show. Magic Best Puppy (but it was out of one). Rona, Santee, Mats and Penny all eye tested clear. 

21st of February: Matlock & DCS Open show. Mickey 1st of 8 in Junior and then Reserve Best of Breed. Rex Best Puppy and Best of Breed, Santee Reserve BOB.

February: Jacky Walker's Goldmali Kaylee has passed her Good Citizen Bronze.

7th of January: Boston Championship show. Rona Best Bitch and Best of Breed, and was then SHORTLISTED in the group! Santee Reserve Best Dog.