Tuesday, January 9, 2018

New Champion Presley!!!

  A little late in posting but excited to announce our newest Grayhart AKC Champion... Presley finished in style earning her 2nd major, owner/breeder handled by going Winner's Bitch and Best of Breed from the Bred-by-Exhibitor class, over a top special under judge Dr. Steve Keating. Presley is now CH Grayhart's Another Star, JH. Presley earned her first major, from the BBE class, going Best of Breed over 6 Specials for a 5-pt major!

Presley will be bred early 2018 to Justin, CH HiBourne's It's All About Me.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Lyric's Breyers Ice Cream commercial

Lyric, Grayhart's Causing a Commotion, CD, NA, OAJ, CGCA, starring in a Breyers Ice Cream commercial, Fall 2017. I had to train her to yawn on command which is a very challenging trick. She knocked it out of the park.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Lyric QQ with 2 - 1st places in Open Standard and Open JWW

Lyric, Grayhart's Causing a Commotion, BN, NA,NAJ, CGCA, ACT1, (Chaz x Jam) our upcoming agility star, earned her first Open Standard leg with a 1st place and her 2nd Open Jumpers with Weaves leg with a 1st place at the SIDTC agility trial in Metuchen, NJ on November 4th.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The Down the Shore litter 7 week stacks

CeCe delivered 5 beautiful pups on June 8, 2017, 3 boys and 2 girls here are the 7 week stacks. We chose the litter theme, Down the Shore as that is a proverbial New Jersey quote meaning going to the beach aka Jersey Shore. More pics to comes and all these pups have gone to their forever homes.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Exciting litter news! CeCe and Cash are expecting!

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Our fabulous and talented CeCe, owned by Chris and KellyAnn Kwiatek and me, has been confirmed pregnant via ultrasound and is due around June 6, 2017. Cash is a Best in Maturity winner and was also has multiple group placements. This is a line breeding that contains some of the Top Producers in the Weimaraner breed. All health clearances have been completed with passing grades for both CeCe and Cash.

I have had the pleasure of spending  time with Cash, at both dog shows, agility trials and at his home, as well as know his mother, father and littermates, all with wonderful temperaments. Cash is friendly, sweet, has terrific drive and is biddable and smart. He competes in multiple performance venues. Cash has a gorgeous, balanced and typey build and we are hopeful that with CeCe, will produce beautiful puppies with good health and amazing temperaments.

Puppies will be whelped and raised by me following the Avidog program.

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Jam at the 3rd Annual Westminster Masters Agility Challenge

Jam, GCH Grayhart's Purple Haze, CD, JH, MX, MXJ CGCA, SD, VX, posing in front of Sensation, the Westminster Kennel Club's official logo.

Jam competed and although we did not qualify for the finals, I could not be prouder of my girl, who was the only Weimaraner entered out of 330 dogs. She was a wonderful representative for the breed, both in and out of the ring. It was such an honor to be part of this amazing event.

Jam was clean on a very challenging Masters Jumpers with Weaves course but sadly over time. The turf proved to be very slippery for her causing her to fall and made her much more cautious. Only 10 dogs in our class qualified, and only two more, Jam and another dog, had clean rounds but were over time. 

In the Master Standard course, handler error caused her to get a refusal at the tunnel, darn, we almost got one of those fancy Q ribbons. She was 10 seconds under standard course time in this run. It was a fun course with a tricky opening. Lots of good things in this run and we always celebrate the positives. 

This was our first big agility event and Jam handled it all in stride. I think that having been a show dog, she even showed here 3 years ago in breed, she is used to the crowds, noise and distractions and was not stressed like some of the other dogs. We had fun, spent time with friends, met many awesome dogs and handlers from all over the country and although we did not make the finals, we were included in the TV broadcast of the finals on Fox Sports 1, showing the special relationship between Jam and me. Watch the whole clip to see me feeding Jam treats and then her kissing me!