Snippets September 2013

Hello Gippslanders,

It’s been 2 months since the last branch snippet and we’ve all been busy.


Welcome to the newest members of the Gippsland Branch:

Tony Murray with Max

Dennis and Sharyne Arnold with Tor

Steph Rendell with Daisy

Kerry and Brian Hamer with Jazzy

Sam and Steve Campbell with Nanook

Congratulations to the following members on pass-ups:

Puppy to Class 1

Kerry Hamer and Jazzy

Class 1 to Class 2

Alicia Hart and Sasha

Anna Tyben and Luka

Esther dekkers and Heidi

Brad Hayman and Georgia


Kim and Phil Cooper had Tia breed surveyed on the 4th of August where she received BSCLII. Well done guys!

Jasper received his first qualifying score in his first attempt at Rally-O in the Moorabbin Obedience Dog Club’s open obedience and open rally obedience trial on Sunday the 25th of August. Sharyn Thompson competed with Kali in Rally-O at Ballarat Dog Obedience Club’s obedience and rally obedience trial on the 15th of September, receiving her final qualifying score needed for their Rally Novice Title. Congratulations!

Kim Cooper, Jen Eaton and Barry Donelly attended the McAlister All Breeds Kennel Club shows on Friday and Saturday the 23rd and 24th of August, as well as the Sale-Maffra and District Kennel Club all breeds show on Sunday the 25th of August. Tia came 1st in open LSC bitch accross the three days and also Best of Breed on the Saturday, Sheba received three 1sts in baby puppy bitch and Tess received three 2nds in intermediate bitch. Barry and Jen also went to the East Gippsland Kennel Club and Bairnsdale and District Kennel Club all breeds shows from the 30th of August to the 1st of September where Sheba received two 1sts and one 2nd in baby puppy bitch as well as two 1sts in local baby puppy. Tess recived two 1sts and one 2nd in open bitch as well as 2nd in local bitch.

Julie Jordan’s Ginja has had her first litter of puppies to Yester on the 26th of August. She whelped 6 healthy big boned pups….. 5 females and 1 male.

We had a Christmas on July social day on the 20th of July. Although we had a smaller than normal turnout, all had a great time with good food and company.

Gippsland branch is having their 20 year anniversary function on the 30th of November at the Princeton for dinner.  Invites will go out shortly to past and present members one the details have been finalized. It will be a fun night had by all.

Until next time….

Carol Batchelor