Vixen had 5 chocolate boys!
At Ingham show – far Nth Qld Busy won Runner Up To Best In Group, Intermediate in Group and Intermediate in Show, and at Lismore show, Rita won 2nd Puppy Sweepstakes, Runner Up to Best of Breed (from 6 kelpies) and Best Junior In Group 🙂
Chilli got her first Dances With Dogs title, down in Victoria, making her Ch Callicoma Extravagent RN HTM.S 🙂
Jack got his ET (Endurance Title) down in Victoria, making him Ch Callicoma Stromlo CCD RN ET 🙂
Happy Birthday to the Mountains Litter. Click on the picture at right to see a recent photo of all the Mountains. Ch Callicoma Stromlo CCD RN ET – Jack, Callicoma Nardi – Chilli, Ch Callicoma Red Man Bluff – Rio, Callicoma Warra – Archie, Callicoma Brindabella – Ruby, Callicoma Barrington – Reggie
What a weekend – In Brisbane – Scoop got her SPDM (Strategic pairs dog masters) title, Loco got her SPD (Strategic pairs dog novice) title, Rita got her Ch (Australian Championship) title, and both Tyler and Vixen got their RN (Rally Novice) titles. Everyone has been working hard! And we had a Callicoma Get Together at the Cattle Dog and Kelpie Club of Qld show – 25 Callicomas there! In Victoria – Siren won Best of Breed at the Working Dog Club show, and in New Zealand – Mandy won 2 x Runner up to Best in Group awards!
Tyler got her final pass for her CD title, with scores of 195, 196 and 188! That makes her T. Ch Callicoma Rose Robin CCD CD RN TSD 🙂
Rita won Runner Up to Best In Group at Tweed show – at only 7 months old!! Also 2 x best minor in group, 1 x 1st in Puppy Sweepstakes and 1 x best minor in show!
Loco made it to the finals at the agility Nationals!!
Vixen won Runner Up To Best In Group at Macksville Show and those 15 points gave her enough points for her Australian Championship.
Ruby got her RN title yesterday and her FS.S (Dances With Dogs) title today, making her Neut Ch Callicoma River Runs Red ADX ADO JDX JDO2 GDX SD SPD HT RN FS.S – quite an unbelievable achievement!
Chilli got her final pass for her Rally Novice title in Victoria, and her sister Vixen got her first two Rally Novice passes in Coffs Harbour. (picture of Chilli right)
Kuba became an Australian Champion at only 12 months and 2 weeks old!
We have Valentine’s babies! Alice had 6 puppies to Liquorice. 3 chocolate boys, 2 black girls, 1 chocolate girl.
Chilli had 7 puppies to Harry (the old boy still has it!). 5 girls and 2 boys – all chocolate.
We have been announced the Dogzonline Best Breeder – Australian Kelpie for 2017! Thanks to all who show and trial their dogs – you have all contributed to this award 🙂
I have become a Certified Canine Fitness Trainer 🙂 I have been studying all of 2017 with the University of Tennessee. 6 months of online study, a trip to Tennessee for my practical studies, completed 3 Case Studies and then my final exam – and I passed !!!
Big weekend for Callicomas – Jack trialled in Rally Obedience in Victoria and gained his RN title, Tyler trialled in Rally Obedience in Brisbane and scored a near perfect 96/100, Ruby trialled in agility in Brisbane and gained her JDO2 title, Kuba showed for the first time in minor puppy in Victoria and won best Minor puppy in group, Button showed in Cairns and won Best in Group and Busy also showed up in Cairns and won 3 x Best Minor Puppy in Group and gained the final points for her Championship title at under 9 months old! Oh, and Nancy had 5 babies to Elbrylach Corduroy 🙂
Tango gained her third qualification in UD to gain her UD title – our first Callicoma with a UD title in obedience. She is now working on her Obedience Championship 🙂
Chilli gained the final points for her title, winning 3 x Best of Breeds this weekend. Rio won 6 x Best Puppy In Group, 1 x Best Puppy in Show and 3 x Best of Breeds this weekend, Ruby won 1 x Best Neuter in Group and 1 x Runner Up to Best Neuter in Group, and Jack (Rio’s brother) won 2 x Best of Breeds and 1 x Best Puppy in Group – all on the same weekend!