7th August

Liquorice managed to smash in to a fence post at full speed. He now has a pin, plate, 6 screws and a bone graft. We have every finger and toe crossed that he will be able to walk properly after it is mended.


July 6/7

Capella got 2 passes in Rally Advanced (and 2 x 1st places!) and Ruby got 2 passes in Rally Excellent (2nd and 7th placings) – so proud of my girls! Tango (and Gay – in Qld) had a huge weekend – her first trial in Rally Excellent and got a pass and a 2nd place as well as a quali in Dances With Dogs Freestyle Novice and in Heelwork to Music Novice the next day.

Trumps babies

29th June

Trumps had 7 babies (to Harry) – 5 girls and 2 boys!


June 22/23

Willow got her AD title, Tango got her RA, Zawadi got her JDX, GD, SD and SPD titles, Whist got her GD and Ruby got her SPDX – what a big weekend of trialling for Callicomas in 3 different states!


April 27/28

Midnight and Whist gained their neutered championship title. Tango got her first pass in CCD – with a score of 99/100! And Capella won a 1st, a 2nd and a 3rd place in the super veterans class (for 10 years and older) from 3 shows!


March 30

Sydney Royal Easter Show 2013 and Zawadi’s flyball team came first, she won excellent jumping and came 7th in novice gamblers!! Here she is with her haul of prizes 🙂


March 17

Tango got her Dances With Dogs Freestyle title with a 1st place and a score of 172 (out of a possible 180)

March 9/10

Marj won Best of Breed at Casino show on both Saturday and Sunday (10 points each day) and this gave her enough points to get her Australian Championship title 🙂  

Billee babies

27 February

Billee had her puppies to Liquorice – 2 chocolate boys, 2 black girls, 1 chocolate girl.

obedience training

Feb 15/16/17

A fantastic weekend is had at the Callicoma Get Together at Camp Tailwaggers. 32 people and 24 Callicoma Kelpies had a weekend of fun.

Liq hips

30th January

Liquorice, Marj and Porscha’s hips scores are in. We are very happy – Liq and Marj scored the perfect 0:0 hips and 0:0 elbows, and Porscha scored 1:0 hips and 0:0 elbows – still one of the best scores we have had.


11th January

Ruby has 6 puppies to Cracker – 2 black boys, 1 fawn boy, 1 blue boy, 1 chocolate boy and 1 black girl – a rainbow litter!


8th January

Not such a good start – Tilly – Callicoma Red Tulip was bitten by a brown snake yesterday. She spent 24 hours at the vet and had the anti venom, but has gone home today – phew. Still a lot of recovery to go.

pepper babies

6th January

What a lovely start to the year – Pepper has 5 puppies to Harry – 2 chocolate girls, 1 black girl, 1 chocolate boy, 1 black boy


25th November

Tango gained her Heelwork to Music Starters title in Brisbane, making her Callicoma Black Tango RN HTM.S at only just over 12 months of age, and Whist won Best Neutered in the Working Dog Group at Dorrigo show.


27th October

Liquorice wins Best Junior in the Working Dog Group and Silvie wins Best Baby in the Working Dog Group and 2nd in Baby Sweepstakes at Alstonville Show.

Katya babies

28th July

Katya had 5 puppies this morning (boy am I going to be busy!) – 2 chocolate boys, 2 chocolate girls, 1 black girl. Dad is Smithy.

Billee babies

25th July

Billee had 6 puppies this morning – 5 chocolate girls and 1 chocolate boy 🙂 Dad is Harry.


15th July

Whist, Pepper and Trick all gained their ET titles today -n very wet muddy conditions!