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UKC Champion

Hershey Thumbnail... x ...Hershey Thumbnail
(Father: Hershey...x... Mother: Abby)

"Sophie" - brown female
Click to meet Sophie
10 Generation COI = 0.79%
Weight: 45 lbs
Height: 25"inches

Sophie 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 browns)

Sophie's mother Abby is such a great example of the Breed in every way, that we were VERY excited
to breed her to our Hershey so we could combine the best of each amazing parent.
Imagine our happiness when the perfect little dark chocolate bundle of fur was born !
Sophie has a really dark brown thick course coat and dark pigmentation.
She also had a shorter back with loads of rear angulation (something poodles generally lack)

But a poodle can have all the "looks" in the world and not be a "keeper" if they lack calm temperament
Well we are very pleased to say that Sophie is the complete package for us.
She has a playful, silly, side when with her friends enjoying a game of -keep away-
and is a calm, loving, eager to please, sweet nature that we enjoy and wish to ONLY produce.

Sophie and I trained a few weeks for her first Dog Show and I also had Sophie Professionally Groomed.
Well our efforts paid off when Sophie finished her UKC Championship in "Bred By Exhibitor" Class (beating out other Poodles)
Then she went on to win a Group 4th in Gun Dog Group !!!
Sophie is so eager and willing to please that I decided to enter her in Rally Obedience.
She learned so fast and was, very happy in the ring, her tail wagging the whole time. We both had a blast.
Sophie accomplished her Rally Obedience title on April 2010 and has been competing with pleasure since then.

We call Sophie "Sweet Sophie" because that is exactly what she is.
Sophie will do a perfect sit or down without being asked and then look up at me with these
dark brown doe eyes so full of soul, and blink with those long, long eye lashes so full of adoration and love,
It is hard to resist, giving her a big hug. She just lives to please.
Sophie is also such a great mother. When we had one little puppy born and a mother that
would not care for it, Sophie willingly adopted this foster puppy
and took such great tender care of the foster puppy that it not only survived but thrived.
Sophie has produced some amazing large dark brown pups with Dream.

"Charm", daughter "Daisy", Mother "Sophie"

Look at that great Colour !!

~ 2017 ~
Sophie playing with her daughter Charm

May 14, 2016
Judge Jennifer Landers
Sophie wins Champion Class needing 2 more for her Grand title
Sophie only lost to her daughter "Charm" the next show !

~ 2016 ~
Sophie playing with her 1 year old daughter "Mocha"

~ July 2015 ~
Finally got video showing everyone the Sophie that we so love and enjoy
what a sweetie !!
Notice the proper and highly desirable dark brown eye colour so rare in browns

Nice photo of Sophie and Dream and one of their beautiful pups "Daisy"

Sophie doing an advertisement for a Calendar shoot

~ June 2015 ~
Sophie enjoying her favorite toy

~ 2015 ~
Sophie and her buddy Colonel visiting

~ January 2015 ~
Sophie and Dream playing

~ 2014 ~
Sophie, Joy, Truffle and Dream

~ November 2013 ~
Judge William Chrzanowski
Sophie winning Champion Class
Poor Sophie got shaved down by our groomer by mistake
but she still managed to have a judge appreciate her quality even almost bald
She just needs 3 more wins for her Grand Championship

~ September 2013 ~
Romulous, NY
Onondaga Kennel Association
Judge: Ms. Laraine (Lori) Moffa - RA - 85/100
Sophie earns her Rally Advanced Title

~ August 2013 ~
Sophie all tuckered out from a day of playing

~ September 2012 ~
Sophie earns her AKC Rally Novice Title
with a 3rd place win and 2 AKC rally advanced legs

~ September 2012 ~
Sophie wins Champion Class
and her first win towards her Grand Championship
Special thanks to Judge: Billy Milne

Sophie takes time out for maternity leave
She comes back and wins Best in Breed and a Group 3rd !!
~ We have healthy Poodles ~

* Sophie at Upstate NY Kennel Club *

May 2011
Judge: Jacqueline Walters
Sophie accomplished her Rally Excellent Title with
a 3rd High in Class win !!

April 2011
Sophie earning her Rally Excellence legs (needs 1 more)
Sophie also earned 2nd high in her class and 3rd high in her class !!

Sophie earns her Rally Obedience Level II !!!!!
Sophie also earns a 3rd Place Win !! (93/100)

Hershey Thumbnail
Sophie completes her Rally Obedience with a 97/100 !!
April 2010
Special thanks to Judge: Deb Desjardine
(Sorry my camera appears to not be working this show...)

Sophie with "part" of the Rally Novice B Class receiving her quaifying Ribbon with a 97/100

Hershey Thumbnail
"Sophie" getting 2 legs towards her Rally Obedience title
April 2010
Special thanks to Judge: Isobel Hutton
(not bad considering I finished a 14 hour night shift and Sophie just got out of bed)

~ Video Sophie October 25, 2009 ~ we have show photos, big deal...every Ethical/Reputable breeder should have those titles... is how Sophie usually looks now that she has Championed.
We keep her hair shorter in a sporting clip, as it is REALLY thick, course and with tight curls
that will tangle easily from her romps through the brush with her buddies
Sophie is a dark rich brown (We actually lightened the photo so you could see her better)
and she is a taller standard poodle.

November 2008
Sophie wins Group 4th !!! and Best Female and Best in Breed (By beating other Poodles)
Under Judge: Anna Baughn
Under Judge: Laurie Soutar
Under Judge William Orwin
Under Judge: Debbi Orwin
Sophie's Last show she lost "Best in Breed" to her daddy "Hershey" so that was OK.

Sophie practicing her gaite
*Click to view full screen

Sophie @ 5 months of age
Not stacked or groomed properly (still a baby)

"Sophie" at 4 months of age

"Sophie" is a Rich Dark Brown
"Sophie" looks like she is going to take after her father in larger size

"Sophie" at 7 weeks of age

"Sophie" at 7 weeks of age

watch for "Sophie" in the show ring 2008

"Sophie" at 7.5 weeks of age

"Sophie" @ 7 weeks of age with her mother "Abby"

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