HIGHLIGHTS OF 2007:
December: Janice Tyers' Goldmali Brown Sugar hip scored as 3 / 3 !
25th of November: Ripley BOB at Burton on Trent KA Open show, also Group 5.
18th of November: Ripley and Rio pass the Working BSD Society's CHARACTER ASSESSMENT.
Rio's sister Tanni (G. Brown Sugar owned by Janice Tyers) also passed hers and she even gained an Excellent grading!
14th of November: Z and Kiara pass their KC Good Citizen Bronze test.
25th of October: Midland Counties Championship show.
Goldmali Apple Of My Eye via Cookvale ("Livvy", owned by E. Cook) Best Bitch and Best Opposite Sex.
21st of October: Z "The pup formerly known as Splodge" is back living with us. See his own page!
30th of September: We travelled all the way to Belfast Championship show, and we met up with one pup from each of Ripley's litters; Shadow the Maligold from Dandy, Lance from Kyp and Fionn from Lakota. Photos on puppyphotos20052007 page.
In the show Rio was 1st in Junior bitch and RBB, Lance (G. Action Hero) 1st in PG dog and RBD, Ripley 1st in Limit bitch
but beaten in Open.
There are now 7 Goldmalis qualified for Crufts 2008 as Lance and Fionn have qualifed.
15th of September: Darlington Championship show. Rio 1st Junior bitch. Ripley didn't do much this time!
8th of September: Richmond Championship show. Goldmali Bohemian Rhapsody 1st in Junior Dog, Goldmali Believe 1st in Junior Bitch, Sabrefield Zimply Zuper 1st in Limit Bitch (and 2nd in veteran bitch).
18th of August: Welsh KC Championship show. I'm delighted to congratulate Janice Tyers and GOLDMALI BROWN SUGAR ("Tanni") on winning the Reserve Bitch CC! WELL DONE !!!! Thank you Janice for showing her so well !
Also many, many congratulations to Thea Jellicoe (and handler Tish Gaffey!)
on making Tanni's and Rio's dad Lakota into CHAMPION SIOUX WARRIOR today! What a day!!
4th of August: Tanni (G. Brown Sugar, owner Janice Tyers) and Z (G. Bohemian Rhapsody, owner Julia Lankes)
qualify for Crufts at the BSDA championship show.
There are now 5 Goldmalis headed for Crufts 2008. MANY congratulations to dad of the B-litter "Lakota" SIOUX WARRIOR on taking his second CC !
20th of July: We welcome home new Papillon bitch GINNY!
14th of July: Rio (G. Believe) qualified for Crufts at her first attempt, NWPBS.
Many congratulations to her dad Sioux Warrior for the Reserve Dog CC and almost full sister Sabrefield Sequoya for the Reserve Bitch CC -at just 13 months!
13th of July: Jennifer Skelly's GOLDMALI ACTION HERO ("Lance") at his first ever show; Ballymena & District Open show in N. Ireland. Lance wins his AVNSC class and then goes BEST AVNSC !
11th of July: Janice Tyers's Goldmali Brown Sugar (Tanni) Best Bitch & Best of Breed at Paignton Champonship show.
7th of July: A bit of fun for a change, with a Companion show. (Denholme.) Bobby handled by Melanie won Brightest Eyes, Kiara handled by myself won Prettiest Bitch, and Ripley & Rio handled by John won Brace.
29th of June: Windsor Championship Show. Ripley wins Veteran again, Rio wins Junior Bitch, and Julia Lankes's Z (G. Bohemian Rhapsody) wins Junior Dog. Z then finishes as Best Dog and BOS, with Rio as Reserve Best Bitch.
Julia and Z in the ring. This was only his second ever show and he was BRILLIANT !
24th of June: Ripley is BOB at Blackpool Championship show.
16th of June: Northern BSD Club Championship Show. Both Rio and Ripley graded EXCELLENT by judge Marcelle King.
Ripley then went on to take RBB, Best Veteran bitch and Best Veteran in Breed -beating Rio's dad Lakota to the BV honour.
Many congratulations to Rio's sister Sabrefield Sequoyah ("Cree", daughter of Lakota and Ripley's litter sister Izzy) for yet another BOB!
9th of June: PIPPIN the rescued stray Labrador arrives from the stray kennels, as John's mum's new pet dog. Welcome!
8th of June: Great show report in Our Dogs from WELKS about Tanni -had to share this one! :
"MALINOIS: JD/B 1st & Best Bitch. Tyers. Goldmali Brown Sugar.
A first class bitch with everything going for her. Lovely head and eye. Correct neck and body. Good front.
Very sound on the move.
K Robin Newhouse"
28th of April: Goldmali Brown Sugar goes BEST BITCH at WELKS Championship show. Her first show as an adult. Well done Janice and Tanni !
Goldmali Angel 1st in PG at the same show.
6th of April: XANDA the Maligold took part in obedience at a Companion show.
Novice round with A recall; placed 2nd out of 40 -she lost 4 and a half points, the winner lost 3 ½.
WELL DONE LINDA AND XANDA !!!!
2nd of April: We finally moved house ! Bye bye horrible neighbours, hello countryside !
17th of March: St Patricks Day show (Celtic Winner's show) in Ireland.
"Fionn" won the Junior AV Pastoral class (AND was graded "Excellent") so has now earned the title of Celtic Junior Winner 07,
and his name will officially be GOLDMALI BY YOUR SIDE CJW 07 ! WELL DONE SARAH !!!
(No dates) Goldmali By Your Side "Fionn" over in Ireland won his class at the Rough Collie open show and was GROUP 4. He also won his class at Newtownard Championship show.
On the same day at home in England, sister RIO (G.Believe) took BP and BOB at West Torrington Open show.
7th of March: Ripley and Rio represent Malinois at Discover Dogs at Crufts, and have a great time.
(More photos on photos page.)
Saying hello to all visitors at Crufts
18th of February: New Golden Retriever puppy Kiara joins us!
17th of February: National Working & Pastoral Breeds Society Open show.
Ripley BOB, Goldmali Brown Sugar (Janice Tyers) BP & RBOB (beating the adult male dog) and PG4 in very strong competition.
Photos of our little family reunion that day HERE !
11th of February: Cheltenham & District CS Open show. Goldmali Angel (C+S Bennett) RBOB.
13th of January: Like 2006, the new year started terribly, with a loss. Goodbye Rambo. Run free at the Rainbow Bridge.
It will take a long time before I can even talk about this.
I miss Rambo so much.