Very behind on updates. Got this lovely update for Iris the middle of November. Iris is from Ernest and Rosie's litter of eleven puppies.
Hope you are all well and fully recovered. Disappointing news about Billy, It has been a difficult year for you. Love the recent photographs of Rosie, Iris is so like her which is lovely.
Where do I start, good and sad news. The sad news is that we had Mable put to sleep a couple of weeks ago. She was a beautiful gentle dog, as she was a rescue we estimate that she would be around 13 years. Happened quickly, she had been unsteady on her back legs for a while but within a couple of days lost the use completely. Iris has coped well without her, she appeared closer to Mabel than Lily.
On to the good news. Iris is stunning, so much fun, always making us laugh. She loves to cuddle on the sofa but when she is out the nose is to the ground and she’s off.!!! She loves being off lead at the woods, sometimes disappears following the scent of something but always comes back to the whistle. We took her to Brancaster beach in Norfolk recently. It’s a large safe beach. She was in heaven chasing the birds. She’s certainly quick, we kept thinking she’ll stop in a minute, she will turn around in a minute, she’s not coming back is she which of course she did, looking very pleased with herself. She had her first holiday in Scotland, travelled very well and settled without a problem. Currently weighs 6.5 kg, she does feel heavier, loves her food. Also loves barking, especially at the tv. She watches it intensely, anything with wildlife is her favourite. It also used to be one of our favourites, not as much now!! That’s a work in progress.
I’ve attached a few photographs from Scotland, Norfolk and Baslow.
Take care, luv from us all x"
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Welcome to this blog. I am Jane, a hobby breeder, situated in North Devon, England, UK (map at bottom of page ,shows where we are) on a quest to breed a healthier small spaniel similar to the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.
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Why I don't export
Our breeding dogs are multi generational extensively health tested. With all our breeding stock having recommended and relevant DNA tests for their breed/breeds. We also have breeding stock annually eye examined on the BVA Hereditary Eye Disease Scheme for dogs, MRI scanned on the BVA scheme using the BVA chiari malformation /syringomyelia breeding protocol, and heart examined using The Kennel Club Heart Scheme for Cavalier King Charles breeding protocol