Pregnancy Confirmed!

We are delighted to announce that Shirley is VERY pregnant to Popeye!!!

GCH Varelas Majestic Valhella x CH Heartstrings Shirley.

Puppies due October 1st.  We are in the process of connecting with everyone on our waiting list and sharing this wonderful news.  If you haven’t heard from us, please get in touch.

We prefer not to over-commit a litter and will be accepting a few deposits.

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Wonderful Weekend

Our Dogues out on many levels this weekend, making us so proud!

In Chagrin OH – Jazz used for Best of Breed 3 days in a row with gorgeous competition.

Elsewhere, Kaiser (Canine Good Citizen) and his Mama bring cheer and smiles visiting residents at a nursing home, working towards his Therapy Dog Certification.

And on a beautiful, sunny weekend  a 10-yr old little girl (Liv) does a stellar job with Petra.  Working hard in Junior Handling…but more important learning the life-lessons of hard work, dedication, practice and teamwork.

Enormous thanks to our families.  Weekends like this make us very proud, happy and satisfied breeders!  Kaisernursinghome1 Kaisernursinghome2 Kaisernursinghome3 Kiasertheraphdog LivPetrahagrin


US Breed Rankings – Jazz #1 Bitch!

Breed ranking released thru 07/31/15 – Jazzy holding at #1 Bitch in the US; #2 DDB in overall breed ranking!  You Go Girl!

And over the moon to see Varela’s Majestic Valhalla (Popeye – whom we recently bred to CH Heartstrings Shirley) ranked at #7!!!  He caught our eye as a baby in the classes where he hit our radar and “watch list”as being very, very special and promising.  This is an absolutely meteoric rise for this young lad – we are ecstatic for him and his owners.

Just beaming for him and “high-fiving” ourselves for being the first to use him.  Watch where this boy goes….you heard it here first; going to be a great future and ride!


Girl Crush

Claire x Captain x Bardos girls, 2 weeks old now.

Eyes have opened and this is always such a special and exciting time.  It happens fast, over the period of just a few hours starting with tiny slits; you have to watch carefully or you can miss it.  It is pure joy when their eyes open and they take that first look around at the big, beautiful world.  The first time our eyes meet and the moment we make our promises to them face to face.

They are also working hard to get those chubby little legs coordinated and moving underneath them.  Won’t be long at all until they are up and running around.

We are very proud grandparents.  Enjoy!

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