“Gabby” went on her first hunt this weekend. She did great and is showing very good promise. We look forward to hearing from her co-owners as she gets more experience under her belt.
It was a nice, successful, show weekend in Maryland.
Friday, Jesse (Bronze GCH CoolWaters The Tide Is High), took BOS (Best Opposite Sex – the best dog of the sex opposite to the best of breed winner) to the #1 Chessie in the country.
On Saturday, she had a repeat performance at the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Retriever Club Specialty where there were nearly 30 entries (if I counted right)
And, to round out the weekend, Sunday, she did it again!
We can’t complain about a weekend like that, not one bit.
I received these new photos of Bear,who just turned a year old. Bear lives in South Carolina and this is his first hunting season. His co-owner reports he’s doing great and is very steady to shot.
Atta boy, Bear! Keep up the good work!
We had a very nice surprise this weekend. Jesse, who has been taking some time off from showing, came back out this weekend in preparation for her attendance at the Eukanuba shows at the end of the year.
This weekend, each day she was entered, she took Best Opposite Sex to the #1 Chessie in the country. The entries averaged to about 17-18 Chesapeakes each day - as such these placements were nice wins for her.
She received many compliments both from judges and other Chesapeake breeders and we couldn’t be prouder.
The national Chesapeake Field Trial Specialty was held in Cheraw, SC October 29-31. It’s not very often the Field Trial Specialty is so close to home and while I’ve attended several National Show Specialties for the breed, I’ve never attended the FTS before. I had a great time visiting with old friends and meeting new ones. I saw a few beautiful Chesapeakes and without a doubt some wonderful working animals as well. An added bonus to the trip is that our “Fen” (Logan x Nova) was entered in the wee puppy stakes with her owner Laurea Griggs of Newnan, GA.
Laurea has been working diligently with Fen and her working with Fen regularly showed as Fen won the wee puppy stakes. We are quite excited about this duo and look forward to seeing what they’ll do in the future.