Notes from John! Allie and I had our first duck hunt today. We took 15 birds (one drake pintail, one green wing teal, four blue wing teal, two mottled drakes, and seven ring-necks) all on public land. Although she was a little confused as to what was going at first, she quickly began to catch … More Allie & John Go Duck Hunting!!
Poor Indie is under her blanket trying to stay warm in Boston. Indie had been at CH the past two winters for training but this year she has to face the cold and snowy weather in Boston. We miss you Indie! Anytime you want to get out of Boston just let us know, we will … More Indie Staying Warm!
Allie has moved to her new home with John. Our new young friend has been working with us for a while now to find the right hunting dog/family dog. He has been down to our farm in GA many times to work with Todd. John also took time to fly out to Kansas so he … More John & Allie
Here are a few hunting photos from our dear friend Christine in PA. As you can see she has been very busy hunting with her dogs this fall. Great photos Christine and thank you for sharing.
Notes from Greg!! I will take this over a thousand ribbons any day. Exactly one year ago today I picked this puppy up in PA. Exactly one year later, on a picture-perfect November morning in Vermont in my favorite covert, Rip worked, flushed, marked, and retrieved to hand his first grouse like a champ. Always … More Greg & Rip News
Now that Minnie has finished CH camp and is now back home with Joan & Peter she has been busy hunting pheasants. Joan is getting more comfortable working with her dog and Peter has the fun of shooting the pheasants out of the sky. Thank you for sending us the photo of Minnie Joan. Keep … More Minnie & Pheasants!!!
Dudley places 2nd at the Parent Club Trial. We are so proud of him, and he only needs one more point for his FC title.
Betsey placed 1st with her dog Riot & 2nd with Lone Star at the ESSFTA (Parent Club) Amateur Trial in NY on Oct 30th. She has been working hard at training her dogs, with some help from Todd. This is the first time that she herself has won the Parent Club trial. Congratulations Betsey!!!
Pat had a wonderful weekend with his young dog Keller. On Friday, Keller placed second in the Central Virginia Puppy Stake. On Saturday, Keller won the Patriot Sporting Spaniel Puppy Stake and placed 3rd in the Amateur Stake on Sunday! Pat and Keller have worked extremely hard to get to their current level. Pat has … More Keller’s Big Weekend!
Earl and Riley are getting to know each other and they went on their first Dove hunt yesterday. We look forward to hearing more hunting stories from Earl. Additionally, they will be coming to Craney Hill Kennel for further training. Keep an eye out for some photos of Earl working with Riley. A few notes … More Riley & Earl’s First Hunt Together!