Thursday, August 15, 2019

Indiana is a CKC Champion

We are so happy to share the good news that Indiana (Northrock's Jedi at Patronum) is now a new Canadian Kennel Club Champion in only two weekends of showing! Huge congratulations to his family at Élevage Barbets Patronum. Indy is out of CH Nuphar's Soak Up the Sun by CH Northrock's Athos Pascal. What makes this title extra special is that Indy was handled to this title by Léa Harvey who at 9 years of age did an excellent job showing her six month old puppy.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Upcoming Litter Plans - Fall 2019

Marie has been bred to Mango and we look forward to welcoming their puppies at the beginning of October.

Thank you to Mango's owner Annick Lavallee at Barbet-Frankia for helping to make this breeding possible. 

We anticipate that these pups will have many of the wonderful qualities their parents possess, especially their outstanding temperaments.  If you are interested in a puppy for show, performance or as a loving companion please visit our website for more information about this breeding.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Boomer and Pascal Offspring in the Show Ring

We are delighted with the recent show ring success of some of the puppies sired by our Northrock males. Our sincere thanks to the breeders who have chosen to use our Barbet in their breeding programs.

Shane with Hickory Tavern Extravaganza in the ring.
Congratulations to Shane and her puppy Strava (Hickory Tavern Extravaganza) who went Best in Miscellaneous in Salem, VA under Jim Moses and then again under Terry DePietro. Strava also earned a few legs dock diving! What a pretty and fun puppy that is out of Hickory Tavern Intl Intrigue by Northrock's Athos Pascal. Congratulations to her breeder and owner.


Over the August long weekend in Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Northrock's Jedi at Patronum "Indy" (CH Northrock's Athos Pascal x URO1 UKC/CKC CH Nuphar's Soak Up the Sun CGN RN PCD) piloted by his young handler Léa, earned 7 points towards his CKC champion title his first weekend out as a six month old puppy.

Pretty Luna
His half sister Patronum Alohomora Bella Luna (CH Northrock's Athos Pascal x GCH Bleuzorange C Peawi Mystique) also did well earning her two point major and a collective 4 points towards her title. 

Litter mates Barbevoix Oana and Barbevoix Oslo sired by Northrock's All Night Boogie and out of Barbevoix Spezia dit Holala also made an appearance in the ring with Oana picking up a two point major  Congratulations to all! 

Another one of Boomer's kids also had a successful weekend at the dog show. At the Alberta Kennel Club Summer Classic, Ally (Wulymut's Noodle) picked up seven championship points towards her title. Ally is sired by Northrock's All Night Boogie and out of GCH Wulymut's Jelly Tot. Congratulations to her owners Dave and Suzanne Weeks and Heath Kenyon. 

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Another BBPIG win for Northrock's Jedi at Patronum

We are happy to share the news that at the St. Francis Kennel and Obedience Club show in Quebec, Northrock's Jedi At Patronum was awarded another Best Baby Puppy in Group win today by judge Sue-Ellen Rempel. Congratulations to Indy's wonderful handler Léa and his loving family and thank you to all the judges who have recognized this promising young pup in the ring.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

A great beginning in the show ring for Northrock's Jedi At Patronum

Northrock's Jedi At Patronum and his handler Léa are off to a fabulous start in the conformation ring. Indy is out of Nuphar's Soak Up The Sun by Northrock's Athos Pascal. These two make a great team and Léa has done a wonderful job training and showing her family's young puppy.

 On May 5, 2019 at the Association Canine Charlevoisienne show in Quebec, Northrock's Jedi At Patronum was awarded Best Baby Puppy in Group by judge Paula Hartinger. 

On May 25 at the Société Canine de Thetford Mines, judge Doris Willis gave Indy another Best Baby Puppy In Group win.  
We are grateful to these judges for recognizing the quality in this young puppy and extend our congratulations to David and Anne-Marie and their family at Patronum Barbets.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Oscar is now a CKC Grand Champion


Last but definitely not least, to wrap up our thrilling dog show weekend in Sudbury at the Nickel District Kennel Club, Oscar (Ch Barbevoix Oscar de Northrock CGN) earned the final points needed for his Grand Champion title.  Entered in the last show of the weekend and handled by Tracy Dineley, Oscar went Best of Breed under judge Branislav Rajic from Slovenia. 

Oscar is co-owned with Nellemarie Hyde and I wish to extend my congratulations to Oscar's adoring and supportive family, and to his breeder Catherine Verge. We are all absolutely delighted with the success this young Barbet has had and are grateful to the judges who have recognized his quality and awarded Oscar in the show ring.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

New CKC Champion title for Northrock's Hello Dolly

BleuZorange C Boom Frimouss B x BPIS CH Northrock's Eureka CGN

Not to be outdone by her sister and half brother, Ella also completed the requirements for her championship title in Sudbury this past weekend.

Piloted to her win by Tracy Dineley, Ella impressed Judge James Osborne and in addition to giving her Best of Breed she also made the cut in the Sporting Group under him.  We could not be more pleased that this sweet pup has her title.  Much gratitude to her family and co-owners, Sara and Brian Hollander who love and adore their silly girl.