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"All progress occurs because people dare to be different" - Harry Millner

Grand Champion
"Bijou's Dare to be Different"

UKC's #9

Hershey Thumbnail... x ...Hershey Thumbnail
(Father: Oliver ... x ... Mother: Rose)

"Dare" - Red Female
~ Click here to meet Dare ~
Height: 21"
Weight: 45.20 lbs
10-generation COI = 1.39%
*Barn Hunt - BH-05549

~ Click to view all HEALTH TESTING COMPLETED ~
Dare has tested CLEAR of the following Health Problems and Diseases:

*CERF (eyes)
*Hip Displasia
*Thyroid Disease
*Elbow Displasia
*Patellar Luxation
*Dentition Database
*DM (Degenerative Myelopathy)
*Congenital Cardiac Disease
*vWD (Von Willebrand's Disease)
*PRA (Progressive Retinal Atrophy)
*CMTP (Congenital Macrothrombocytopenia)
*NEwS (Neonatal Encephalopathy with Seizures)
(DOES NOT CARRY DILUTE, said to cause fading in reds)

Dare is our little sweetheart.
She shares many of her mother's traits including being a total cuddle bug
loving to curl up in my lap for affection and of course belly rubs.
Dare has a sweet, gentle, soft nature and like all our reds, a sense of humor.
Dare spends her days keeping one eye out for attacks from Blossom and her other
eye on what her big sister Ula is doing, so that she doesn't get left out of any fun training.
Dare finished her Championship and Grand Championship as a puppy under 10 months of age !!
Also earning the honour of being 2011 UKC's #9 Standard Poodle in the world.
Next Dare has her eye onto doing dog sports like her big brother Finnegan
Dare has produced amazing larger dark red pups such as:
Grand Champion "Bijou's Daring Red Revolution" UKC's #1 Poodle in 2013 !!
and Grand Champion Bijou's Priceless Red Dare, RN, CGC
~ Each of our generations, just get better and better ~
such as Dare's Grand Daughter

We don't just "say" we have Total Dogs
we have the UKC TOTAL DOG AWARDS to prove it !!

Hershey Thumbnail      Hershey Thumbnail
Weight Pulling                                                                Conformation
Hershey Thumbnail
Rally Obedience

November 2017
Dare in her new home

September 2017
Dare and our friend Cecile

July 29, 2017
Dare being her usual adorable self
Just waiting to come inside and cuddle !

Sorry no photo
May 13, 2016
Judge: Patrick O'Donnell
Dare wins Best of Breed and 8 Top Ten Points

~ March 19, 2016 ~
Dare and Razz earning their UKC Temperament Test Title
S.P.O.T. (Socialized Pet Obedience Test)

November 26, 2015
Dare hanging out with Sophie
Dare always half closes her eyes to give a sleepy look
I like this shot as it is her natural stance and shows her colour today even shaved down

November 2015
Sophie, Joy, Truffle, Kahlua, Faith, Dare and Ruby playing

November 2015
Sophie, Joy, Truffle, Kahlua, Faith, Dare and Ruby playing

August 16, 2015
Rockton, Ontario
Dare earns her URO2 Title (again..oops) with 2nd in Class placements !!
judge Heidi Kadoke

Great Grandmother "Rose", Grandmother "Dare", Mother "Reva", Daughter "Poppy"

~ June 2015 ~
Dare smiling, life is good

~ March 2015 ~
Dare competing in UKC URO3-B

~ March 2015 ~
Dare and Ruby outside

~ February 2015 ~
Dare doing Snow Weight Pull

~ February 2015 ~

~ February 2015 ~

Sorry no photo
~ August 16, 2014 ~
Rockton, Ontario
Grand River Kennel Club
Judge: Deb Beean
Glory finishes her URO2 Title !!

~ June 28, 2014 ~
Princeton, Ontario
Dare earns her Nosework titles PT1, PT2, PT3, PT4, PT5
Dare also earns her NCC Title with a 2nd and 4th Class Placements
and one leg towards her Novice vehicle search Title
Judges: Cheryl Carlson and Linda Ringle

~ June 14, 2014 ~
Dare accomplishes her Level 1 Pre-Trial Title
United Nosework Group at Premier Dog Show
we were both a little tuckered out at the end of the day

~ June 14, 2014 ~
Dare pulls 796 lbs to earn 10 points towards her UWPCH title
Premier Dog show

~ June 8, 2014 ~
Princeton, Ontario
Judge: Kim Alexander
Dare earns 2 URO2 legs with score of 95

~ May 25, 2014 ~
Princeton, Ontario
Judge: Laurie Soutar
Dare earns her UKC weight pulling title !!

~ May 17, 2014 ~
Princeton, Ontario
Judge: Lee Warden
Dare earns her "Barn Hunt Instinct" Title - RATI

~ October 2013 ~
Wine Country Dog Show Circuit
Onondaga Kennel Association
Judge: Ms. Laraine (Lori) Moffa
Rally Novice - 97/100 3rd Place !!

Kanadasaga Kennel Club
Judge: Mrs. Linda Ferrullo
Rally Novice - 99/100

Dare working hard despite poor handling

~ 2013 ~
Dare and Valor placing 2nd and 3rd

Finger Lakes Kennel Club
Judge Marilou McCloakey
Rally Novice - 97/100 and a 2nd Place !!

Elmira Kennel Club
Judge: Phyflia Broderick
Rally Advanced A - 78/100 and 4th Place !!

~ September 2013 ~
Oxford Dog Sports Club
Cambridge, ON
Dare accomplishes her URO2 Title with High in Class win !!!

~ September 2013
Oxford Dog Sports Club
Puslinch, Ontario
Judge Penny Hayes
Dare finishes her URO1 Title and earns a URO2 leg

~ September 2013 ~
United Greyhound Club
Princeton, Ontario
Dare earned 2 qualifying Weight Pulls needing one more for her title
Judge Karen Rider

~ September 2013 ~

~ August 2013 ~
This photo just captures Dare's sweet personality perfectly
her goal is to always please me and to have fun doing it.
Just look at her smiling and tail wagging ready to go.

~ June 2013 ~
Princeton, Ontario
Dare earned two Rally legs and 2nd Place Wins !!
Judge: Laurie Soutar

~ June 2012 ~
Dare showing at UKC's Premier in TOP 10

Dare with her life jacket on getting ready to Dock Jump

Dare taking one look at the drop into the pool and deciding not to go
she is still in training

May 2012
Dare completes a Lure Coursing run towards her CA title

Dare 2012 growing in her "big girl" hair do

Dare's favorite toy is the Migrator Duck
Video of Dare 2012

~ Dare in 2012 ~

Dare after a weekend of shows relaxing with her buddies

November 2012
Locke, NY
Finger Lakes American Eskimo Dog Association (PJ party !)
Dare wins Best in Breed and a Group 4th

Dare wins Best in Breed and a Group 4th

Dare and her brother Finnegan sweeping the awards !!!

October 2011
Dare dressed for halloween as a Pumpkin

September 2011
Carnation City Dog Show
Judge: Julie Hatlas-Pepper Winning Best Champion and Best of Breed and Group 3rd
and her first win towards her Grand Championship !
Judge's comments "I really like that girl, she is very nice and well put together"

September 2011
Carnation City Dog Show
Judge: Tim Parr
Best Female, Best Champion, Best of Breed, Group 2nd !!
Judge's comments "she is a lovely girl, very nice mover and just well balanced"

September 2011
Carnation City Dog Show
Judge: Jeanne Heger
Best Female, Best Champion, Best of Breed, (they did group without us !)
Judge's comments "too bad you missed group as she would have placed.
She is a beautiful girl, I really liked her".

August 2011
Dare winning 2 Best Females
2 Competition Wins and is a new Champion

July 2011
Dare and her buddy Cara (who makes sure Dare is always ring ready)

Dare showing July 2011

May 2011
*Video of Dare doing the "down and back" showing off her perfect front and rear

May 2011
Dare's First Dog Show, Shown in Breeder/Handler Class
At 6 months of age Dare wins Best Female, AND Best of Breed over Champions !!

Dare then went to Group and WON A GROUP 1st over adults
under respected Poodle Breeder and UKC, AKC Judge: J. Ray Johnson
Whose comments were: "she has an excellent front, good movement and great shoulder lay back
nice high tail set and is a real square bitch that you should be proud of. She is going to go far"
Proud doesn't describe the exhilaration I felt winning with my puppy, over incredible competition.
(special thanks to Billie M. who took these amazing photos and was as graceful a winner, as she was a
poodle cheerleader for me, when I won. Rare qualities that I pray I too possess and strive to foster if I don't.)

May 2011

Dare at 6 months of age getting ready for her first dog show

Dare at 5 months of age
(untouched coat, waiting to be show groomed)

Dare getting ready for her 2011 Show Debut

Dare @ 9 weeks of age

Dare's 1st Valentine's Day

Dare at 5 months of age and her mother Rose

Dare with mother Rose and father Oliver