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I haven't posted much 'latest news' on this page of the website lately, but that is not because we don't have any.

Now that we have a Facebook page I am able to post updates in a much more…

Health Testing - DNA tests for Missy

DNA test results are back from Pawprint Genetics for Missy (Espinay Cest la Vie).  She is Normal (Clear) for Degenerative Myelopathy, Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia, and Canine Multifocal Retinopathy 1.  She is also officially 'clear by parentage' for Neuronal Degeneration.

Another new B-Litter Champion!

10 November 2018.  Big congratulations to Sally on Pocket (Espinay Belle Epoque) gaining her final points for her Champion title at a show in Sydney today. We are very proud of them.  No photo of them in the…

Happy 10th Birthday Grace!

7 November 2018.  Today we wish a big Happy 10th Birthday to our beautiful Grace (Ch Despreaux Amazing Grace). Grace is spending her birthday getting lots of treats and being thoroughly spoiled (so in reality not much different…

Georgie Best Junior in Group

09 September 2018.  Congratulations to Gary Howley on Georgie (Ch Espinay Belle Amie) being awarded Best Junior in Group at the Murrumburrah Harden Show yesterday. Good work team!

Puppies! Welcome to the world little ones

Last night we welcomed our C-Litter to the world.  Louise needed a caesarian section to deliver all 4 puppies as one very large (755 gram) puppy was causing a traffic jam. Louise has recovered well and puppies are doing well…

We are expecting puppies!

Louise (Ch Despreaux la Chanteuse) has had an ultrasound confirming she is pregnant.  Sire of the litter via frozen semen is Kathare Des Sentiers du Roi (Belgium)  Kathare was also the sire of our B-litter. Puppies are due at the…

Health Testing - Hearts

On 06 July 18, Nena (CH Espinay Albine (AI) and our Saluki Sookie (CH Alshira la Sylphide (AI) JC) attended a heart clinic in Canberra with a veterinary cardiac specialist where they underwent an Echocardiogram.  We are pleased to say…

New Champion!

Congratulations to Gary Howley and Espinay Belle Amie (Georgie).  On 1 July 2018 Georgie earned her final points towards her Champion title (title subject to Dogs NSW approval). Very proud of both of them. They make a great team.

Saying Goodbye

Hamish 
(Ch Despreaux Highlander) 
15 August 2006 - 19 June 2018 

On 19 June 2018 we said goodbye to Hamish.

Words are hard right now and I feel like my tears will never stop.
What can I…

Therapy Dog Albie

A big thank you to Albie's owner Mary-Anne for sending these great photos of Albie (Espinay Arvie) at work as a Therapy Dog.  We knew as a puppy that Albie was destined to spread joy and smiles and we thank…

Happy 5th Birthday A-Litter!

8 May 2018.  Happy 5th Birthday to the A-litter 'puppies' BJ, Azure, Albie, Red, Elouise and Nena.  I am so proud of all of them and their achievements.  I am most proud, however, of the joy they all bring to…