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Tugwood Hallmark (Marcus)

(Ch Tugwood Viking - Teecon Melina of Tugwood)

DOB: 17/1/1982

In 1982 we were joined by Tugwood Hallmark ‘Marcus’ who took to obedience training straight away and competed at shows throughout the summer months. He then joined Gilly and Rory and made up Dave's first picking up team

 

Catcombe Cheeky at Millgreen (Gilly)

(Belway Flick of Flightline-Sheer Silk of Yeo from Catcombe)

DOB: 22/4/1983

In 1983 we were lucky to be able to get a pure working bred Golden from Wendy and David Andrews of the Catcombe affix, Catcombe Cheeky ‘Gilly’ he started basic obedience training but at the same time Wendy got David interested in gundog training and he went on to gain his, and Dave's first ever working test award when they won first place at the ECGRC novice working test held at Ampton. He enjoyed a few years on the picking up team before we lost him at only 6 years old to cancer.

 

Catcombe Catastrophe at Millgreen (Rory)

(Ft Ch Standerwick Rumbustuous of Catcombe-Sheer Silk of Yeo from Catcombe)

DOB: 13/7/1984

 
Rory followed on in his half brothers footsteps and won several working tests and he was the first dog that Dave competed with in field trials where together they won several awards.

 

 

Catcombe Cheshire at Millgreen (Ches)

(Catcombe Czar - Catcombe Crumpet)

DOB: 2/6/1986

Ches was such a special boy, he was never really a lover of the show ring but he still won some 1st at Championship shows. He had  a natural working ability gaining several field trial awards as well as winning working tests with Dave. He also enjoyed many years of picking up on the shoots. He sired some lovely puppies that include qualified assistance dogs, show winners as well as passing on his superb temperament and working ability.

 

Catcombe Cher at Millgreen (Cher)

(Ch Meant To Be At Moorquest - Catcombe Chinzano at Fromside)

DOB: 15/3/1988

Cher was such a show girl and always gave her best. She won 1 CC and 1RCC. She also gained her show gundog working certificate as well as awards at working tests. Like all our dogs she enjoyed a days picking up and was a valuable member of Dave's picking up team.

In 1997 she was awarded TOP BROOD BITCH due to the wins of her successful children.

 

Willowspring April at Millgreen (April)

(Clancallum Gregor Mhor-Willowspring Honey Bee)

DOB:18/2/1990

 ‘April’was Dave's next working golden who due to injury was only run in trials for a short time but nevertheless had several awards.

 

 

Ch Millgreen Moonstruck (Amy) 3CC's & 1 RCC

(Ch Paudell Easter Plantagenet at Kerrien - Catcombe Cher at Millgreen)

DOB:12/6/1991

Hips: 7/9

Amy made a slow but steady start to her show career and at 2 years old she blossomed into a super bitch who went on to win 3CC's, 1 res CC and her Show gundog working certificate.
Thus making her our first home bred, home owned Full Champion.

 

Millgreen Makin Whoopee (Ria)

(Catcombe Cheshire at Millgreen-Ch Millgreen Moonstruck)

DOB: 1/6/1993

Hips: 8/8

Showing Ria has always been great fun, just getting four feet on the ground all at the same time was a challenge!!
She gained several championship show firsts along with her kennel club Stud Book number.

 

Millgreen Mistletoe (Misty)

(Ch Rayleas Caluimn-Millgreen Makin Whoopee)

DOB: 10/12/1995

Hips: 7/5

Misty did well in the show ring as a puppy but after her first season she decided showing really wasn't for her.
She found her favourite place curled up in the armchair!!

 

Catcombe Carrera at Millgreen (Josie)

(Ft Ch Ashsham Counsel-Catcombe Chancey)

DOB: 8/11/1997

After an early hiccup of pyometra at only 12 months old, Josie proved her self to be an excellent worker. During the 1999/2000 season she was awarded two second places and a first place in AV field trials.

Unfortunately Josie got bitten by an adder during a working test and even though we tried everything for many months she gradually got worse and sadly we lost her at only 9 years old.

 

Ch Millgreen Midnight Mist JW (Hannah) 4CC's & 2RCC's

(Sh Ch Crowood Butch Cassidy-Millgreen Mistletoe)

DOB: 21/9/1997

Hips: 5/6

Hannah had a very successful show career right from the start winning her junior warrant and stud book number at 13 months old and her full Champion title at 4 years old. At just over 2 years she also won a lovely Post graduate class and the RCC at Crufts under Mrs Lyn Anderson (Linchael).

She gained her show gundog qualifier at 15 months and loved nothing more than a day out working.

Unfortunately we lost Hannah at just 9 years old to the dreaded cancer.

 

Thornywait Music Maker at Millgreen JW (Alfie)

(Sh Ch Alibren Soul to Soul JW-Millgreen Midnight Romance at Thornywait)

DOB: 20/6/2003

Hips: 7/6

Elbows: 0/0

Alfie joined us in 2003, his dam is full litter sister to our very own Ch. Millgreen Midnight Mist.

Alfie's litter sister, Show Champion Thornywait Music of the Nite JW, owned by Susanna has also had a wonderful start to her show career gaining her Junior Warrant very quickly and now has her Show Champion title.
Having only produced a few litters while at stud
his daughter from his first litter, Stvincent All That Jazz, has made a lovely start to her show career with 2CC's. He has also produced another junior warrant winner in Torsinski Dancing Melody.

Alfie now lives with a friend of ours.


Ch Ninell Harrington at Millgreen (Harry)

(Catcombe Cheshire at Millgreen - Ninell Georgia)

DOB: 30/9/1996

Hips: 8/6

Clear eyes

4 CC's & 4RCC's

Harry joined us in 1996 from Viv Jones's Ninell kennel.
Harry has excelled on the working side with working test wins and placings in field trials. On the show side he was a slow maturing dog who gained his full Champion title in 2002....A true dual purpose dog!!

Brockweir Bouncer at Millgreen (Bracken)

(Ft Ch Wingsham Tinder of Smithsteads-Ft Ch Brockweir Rosemary)

DOB: 5/3/2006

Hips: 4/3

Clear eyes

Bracken was Dave's working bred Labrador who we sadly lost far too young through an accident.
He will be sadly missed.

Dolly Daydream at Millgreen (Dolly)

Birdsgreen Stormbreak over Millgreen (Storm)

(Canburne Fennel of Lafayette - Elmbrook Kitty)