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September 24, 2016

Nosework Trial Results – Drake Darkstar Amant Gris

Rōnin finished his Superior Vehicle nosework search title in a series of 4 timed trials today. We are very proud of him! It is the 3rd level difficulty of 5 with multiple vehicles, target odors and hides. He also qualified 1st place High in Trial for one of the Master Interior (2nd highest of 5 .. [more]

September 7, 2016

Slovakia – Poland – Germany Summer CSV Trip 2016

Morrow and I have been traveling in Europe since the middle of August until this past Labor’s Day Monday. It was a really busy three weeks but we came away with fantastic experiences and memories of the CsV breed camps and competitions in Slovakia, Poland and Germany for this summer of 2016. This marks my .. [more]

July 24, 2016

UKC Show & Trial Weekend in Claremont

Two days, four shows, three tests, one match and 42C (107F) – worth it!   Over the weekend we went up to Claremont to participate in the UKC show & obedience trial cluster organized by the Alaskan Klee Kai Association of America. It was a VERY busy weekend – in between showing, testing, and trialing .. [more]

July 16, 2016

Drake Darkstar Amant Gris Passes the American Temperament Test Society (ATTS) Exam

Our Rōnin passed his Temperament Test today with the American Temperament Test Society (ATTS).  He became the first Czechoslovakian Vlcak in the USA to pass and he did so with flying colors.  The elements of the exam are very similar to the temperament section of the breed-specific evaluation Bonitation so for others more familiar with .. [more]

July 11, 2016

Remaining Results Received – New Brood Female

Today we received the last outstanding results for Blu’s health testing and CHIC number!  Great results – FCI/OFA HD A2 (Good) and ED – Normal 0-0.  Pending the issuance of her CHIC number this week, Blu is now our new brood female.  Her full profile can be seen here. Congrats to also her co-owner Jade .. [more]

June 27, 2016

Drake Darkstar Amant Gris – New Stud Dog

Two blog posts in a day… but it deserves a special mention…   Today Rōnin received his last required screening results and will be issued a CHIC number shortly – the CHIC and OFA database is synced weekly. The official issue formality notwithstanding, Rōnin is now a new club qualified stud dog.   The entirety .. [more]

June 27, 2016

Results from June 25, 2016 – UKC Shows and SPOT testing

Some more news from the weekend – Borrasca made her debut at the dog shows in McHenry, Illinois in the Novice Puppy (baby) class. It was a good opportunity to get a lot of socialization in for her and some acclimation to the ring. She’s at a really awkward stage of puppy growth right now, .. [more]

June 24, 2016

Barn Hunt at Rat-Tastic Con 2016 & June Updates

Today Blu ran two Barn Hunt trials and qualified for one leg of her Novice title! She even managed to place 2nd place in trial.  She’s been going to practice for it and today was time to put her training to the test.  It’s Blu’s first experience in a titling/competitive ring, so that was a .. [more]

May 31, 2016

Long weekend fun at the beach, shows, training..

We had a busy long weekend holiday – Borrasca is settling in great and is such a confident and open little puppy. Along with some puppy playdates, she also had her first beach visit at Montrose Dog Beach and a day spent in the Sunday open markets at Maxwell Street in Chicago. As you can .. [more]

May 27, 2016

Small new addition to our family..

We’re happy to share that a new little one joined our Greyfarer family this week.  From the ancient port city of Cádiz, Spain comes our new girl, Borrasca Gaditana de la Manada de Tuky.  She’s 13 weeks old and a confident little spitfire.   Borrasca traveled the 6 hours from Cádiz to Madrid with her .. [more]