Well we loaded up the big rig and all the kids and drove 12 hours to Purina Farms in Missouri in mid May. After dodging a Tornado we settled down to business at hand. Deborah is newly elected on the Board of the National Club and David is helping with the Judges Education Committee. […]Read More Cardigan National Specialty 2016
Our little seven month old girl from the repeat Jolie/Boomer litter made her self well known at the 2014 CWCCWR specialty. This is the second largest gathering of Cardigans in the world and we did VERY well. Sparky pictured above was Reserve Winners Bitch on the first day with a breeder judge, Best of Winners […]Read More Western Reserve Specialty was ROCKED by the Patch
photos courtesy of Jessica Viera, Grandeur Show Dog PhotographyRead More Dragonpatch at the 2014 Cardigan National Speciality
w The Dragonpatch was so proud of this birth of 8 beautiful pups from our top girl Jolie years ago. The sire was the handsome and ever so popular Boomer. Both are Best In Specialty winners of the big Western Reserve show, (only siblings to date to do so) and multiple group winners. Both […]Read More Puppy fun, all the pups are spoken for now, watch for them in a show ring near you.
A Family Portrait This photo was taken August 2013 at the Big Canfield Ohio AKC all-breed dog show. This shows Jolie and Boomer with their three Champion Boys Schooner, Mason and Cracker. All three finished before the age of 18 months and Cracker is already a Grand Champion. This was a proud moment for the […]Read More Jolie & Boomer’s Family Portrait
Oh My, After over a year of bugging our trainer we finally had the opportunity to try a little herding with Mr Jake.It was sort of a ‘off the wall’ chic day since is was Kathi (trainer) with her BC, Miranda with a German Shepard and Me with lil guy All the way out Kathi […]Read More Jake’s first herding experience. OMG is this cool!!!!!!
Dragonpatch Cardigans has enjoyed reasonable success throughout the nearly 30 years we have been breeding and showing Cardigans. It was about eight years ago in 2004 when we were at a show in the state of Michigan that the Rev. Patrick Ormos, a well known Cardigan breeder, wandered over to speak to us at our […]Read More Simon, the King of the Dragonpatch Crosses the Rainbow Bridge