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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 from a normal day for our Gracie Mae Pudding ;) ). Fun Fact: Grace is mother to our A-Litter, Grandmother to our B-Litter and Auntie to our C-Litter. Here she is pictured with her first special treat of the day.

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 Mary-Anne and his family for helping him to show his full potential.


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 their fantastic homes.  It has been a pleasure to watch them blossom into adult dogs and I look forward to sharing many more years with them and their owners.  A few recent 'happy snaps' here of each of them, but be sure to also go to our A-litter page where you can visit each of their individual pages for a lot more information and photos.



Weekend Show Success 

It was a good weekend for the girls this weekend.  In Sydney on Saturday 28 April 18, Pocket (Espinay Belle Epoque) was having fun at the Ladies Kennel Club shows with her co-owner Sally.  Pocket decided that as she had won Best of Breed, she should also get first dibs on sitting in the chair (picture below).  On Sunday 29 April, Georgie, along with her brother Hugo had fun meeting people at the National Capital Kennel Club Show in Canberra, with Georgie beating her brother to win Best Junior and Best of Breed.  She also went on to win Best Junior in Group under judge Mr Andrew Burt from Victoria. Georgie is pictured below in the ring with her co-owner Gary.


Happy First Birthday B-Litter! 

6 April 2018 - A very Happy 1st Birthday to the puppies in the B-Litter.  So very proud of all the puppies (Belle, Albus, Pocket, Georgie and Hugo) who are all so happy and well loved.  As a breeder I could not ask for better homes.  I am sure they will all be getting special treats today.  I know Hugo is!  You can read about the B-Litter by clicking on their page in the header above. From there you can read about the puppies from their conception until they went to their new homes, and visit each of their pages to see up to date photos of them with their families (you can also click on each of the photos below to visit their pages).  

Pocket  Albus   Belle  Georgie   Hugo


Sydney Royal Easter Show 2018 

Sunday 25th of March was 'Pyrenean Day' at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. The Royal is a big event for the dogs as unlike most other shows it is a 'benched' show where the dogs are assigned a 'bench' in the pavilion for the day rather than being in their own gazebo outside.  A lot of people come through the pavilion during the day to see the dogs. The puppies Hugo, Georgie and Pocket had a great time at their first Royal.  They loved talking to their 'fans' and getting lots of pats and cuddles.  All three showed very well too though the star of the day was Georgie who was awarded Runner Up to Best of Breed. 



Therapy Dog 'Albie' 

News from Victoria where Albie has been making his mark as a Therapy Dog.  Albie and his owner regularly visit a nursing home where they sped a lot of time in the high needs dementia unit.  From all reports he is doing a remarkable job and his achievements include getting one of the residents to smile for the first time in months. He is also very good at squeezing himself into tight spots so residents can pat him.  He has learnt the command to back up which makes getting out of these spots very helpful.  We are very proud of gentle Albie.  Below is a photo of Albie while on the job. You can also see more photos of Albie (Espinay Arvie), who is one of our A-litter puppies, on his page.