Chantique Simply Smashing with Rusforth
Champion Bluchip Skymaiden with Rusforth
Tiganlea Tell Me with Rusforth
Sharla Hot Toddy
Rowdina Proud Penny

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CHANTIQUE SIMPLY SMASHING WITH RUSFORTH 1CC - 'Ted'

Ch Lynmead Simply in My Soul x Chantique Loopyloo
DOB 17/4/2007 MDR +/-

Ted joined us from the Chantique kennel in 2007 - thank you to Chan and Andre for our big 'bear'. Ted has had a successful show career and qualified for Crufts at his first show at the tender age of 6 months and one week.

His highlights have been - Crufts 2010 where we were delighted when Ted won Mid Limit dog - thank you to judge Anne Hollywood, and this was followed at Crufts 2011 by 2nd in Limit dog - judge Mrs D Parry, and his stud book number at Collie Club of Wales - judge Mrs B Cooney.

Ted's CC was awarded at Darlington 2011 under judge Tony Jane.
This time handled by his breeder Mrs C Scott - Thanks Chan.

Thank you to all the judges who have thought so highly of Ted.

Bottom left and below - Ted - June 2013

Ted left - March 2014 - a month short of his 7th birthday
Ted has made his first appearances in Veteran

2nd Veteran Dog/Bitch Smooth Collie Club (Best veteran dog)
2nd Veteran Dog Collie Association
2nd Veteran Dog Bath Ch Show
2nd Veteran Dog Windsor Ch Show

1st Veteran Dog/BVD - London Collie Club Ch Show - June 2015



Ted - taken November 2016 in his 9th year - after recovering from a Cruciate Ligament injury


 


CHAMPION BLUCHIP SKYMAIDEN WITH RUSFORTH - 3 CC's - 'Tilly'

DOB 29/5/2005 - MDR -/-
Bluchip Spirit in the Skye x Tiganlea Funtime at Bluchip

I would like to thank Angela Coulson (Bluchip) for entrusting us with this wonderful lady, and all the judges who thought so highly of her.

Challenge Certificaites were awarded at -

BCC Birmingham National Dog Show May 2008 - Judge Lisa Burtenshaw

BCC Midland Counties October 2008 - Judge Mr Ellis-Hulme - critique
"Growcott’s Bluchip Skymaiden with Rusforth, feminine, full of type and quality, striking outline and balance,  dark eye & sweet expression, small well set and used ears, adequate neck, good chest, ribs & loins,  nicely coated, had a look of freshness and dignity, gave a calm positive performance, 
moving with ease & excellent carriage, cooperated perfectly with her handler at all times. CC"


Crowning BCC with Best of Breed - Ladies Kennel Association December 2008 - Judge Mrs. Jean Kenney

also shortlisted in the Group - Judge Dr M Boggia-Black
Tilly as a veteran - left aged 8 - June 2013 and right January 2015 in her 10th year
Tilly below left with Ted January 2015 and right March 2015
Tilly above in her 14th year taken January 2019.
She still loves going to the fields, and is usually the first in the van to ensure she doesn't get left behind, and quite often the last one back.
Oldies are so very precious.

Nothing better than a a birthday breakfast followed by a roll in your favourite field on your 14th birthday





TIGANLEA TELL ME - 'Tara'

MDR1 +/- 8/12/2003 - 21/3/2015
Tiganlea Tomorrows Dream at Sablepark x Tiganlea Telle Amour

Tara was retired from the show ring after her appearance at Crufts (above right) when she was still a junior.

I had to say goodbye to my precious little angel on the 21st March 2015 - after a short, but incurable illness. Devastated doesnt come close to how I felt at having had her taken away from me without being able to say a proper goodbye, I felt cheated and wanted her to live forever, the house is a quiet place without Tara, even to the end she was the life and soul of the place and clearly very stoic as no one, even the vet, had any idea how poorly she really was.

Photo left was taken a few days before she gained her angel wings, and above a few months before, how I will always remember her, lying on my bed watching me dry my hair.

Tara was always so full of life, and such a comedian, I could never imagine life without her, now at peace with Gemma and Topper.

'Goodnight sweetheart, I will never forget you, its so quiet here without you, little Teisha will make sure the pigeons don't come in your garden, you taught her well........and now Bliss and Anya are learning the ropes too, no pigeon is safe within 200 yards of our garden and I hope you are watching over them..

If love could have saved you, you would still be here today........
Love you to the moon and back again. xx
'

 

 

 

 
'Sharla Hot Toddy' - Topper, who was may faithful shadow right until the end

(far left and right ) -
(12.3.92 - 3.4.06)
and
'Rowdina Proud Penny' - Gemma
- (1990 - 2004
)

Gone, but never forgotten, Love you always x






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