Nov 2013 - 2 November 2013, The Golden Retriever
Club Championship Show.
Judge: Mr Borge Espeland, Norway.
Ely - Ch Kavandale Take a Chance on
Me - BEST IN SHOW
Casey - Ch Kavandale Just a Rumour -
RESERVE BEST IN SHOW
What a wonderful result for Kavandale
Goldens and especially as we were judged by a European Judge. To have the best dog and the best bitch and
win both Best in Show and Reserve Best in Show at the same show, is a huge
October 2013 - We brought Stella (Ch Hawkwood Iunda) out of retirement for our
Bay of Plenty Gundog Club Show Society 25 year Anniversary Championship
show. She was outstanding as always and
won BEST IN SHOW. She also won Best Veteran
in Show. What a great lady she is. The Judge was Jackie Brown from South Africa
who commented that Stella "was truly beautiful" and "the most
beautiful girl she had seen in a long time".
May 2013 - Another fabulous year for Ely. For the second
Ely has been awarded The Golden Retriever Club "Dog
of the Year" 2012/2013.
Kennels also won the following annual awards from The Golden Retriever Club for
Dog of the Year - Ely (Ch Kavandale Take a Chance on Me)
Bitch of the Year - Stella (Ch Hawkwood Iduna)
of the Year - Lena (Ch Kavandale Carolina Moon)
6 & 7 April 2013 -
What a fantastic weekend. Ely won
Best of Breed 3 out of the 4 shows, Open of Group and 2 Best of Groups.
won Junior Bitch 4 times, Junior of Breed at 3 shows, a Junior of Group, a reserve Bitch CC, and a Best Bitch CC
reserve Best of Breed.
won her puppy bitch class at all 4 shows and was Puppy of Breed at 2.
The results were stunning as two of the Judges were
Golden Retriever specialists. These
Judges commented to me that I was producing excellent, true to type Golden
31 March 2013 -
What a year Ely (Ch Kavandale Take a Chance on Me) has had. His major achievements were:
Golden Retriever Club DOG OF THE YEAR 2011/2012
4 November 2012
Best of Breed National Dog Show
, Judge : Margaret Jones (Canada) -
was also short-listed to the final 6 for Best of Group.
20 November 2012 - BEST IN SHOW The Golden Retriever Club, Judge: Eivind Majerum (Norway)
02 February 2013
- BEST IN SHOW Central Golden Retriever Club, Judge: Vicki Harris (NSW)
24 November 2012 - Lena gains her championship title at 18months
of age Ch Kavandale Carolina Moon.10 July 2012 - We are thrilled with the safe arrival of Stella and Mason's puppies. Stella has 9 babies - 4 boys and 5 girls.
They were born Sunday evening, 8 July 2012. All were a good size and are all doing really well. Stella is a fabulous mum and the pups are very content.
7th June 2012 - Stella (CH Hawkwood Iduna) is in whelp. See our litters page for more details
5th May 2012 - Lena (Kavandale Carolina Moon) won Best Puppy in Show at Eastern Bay of Plenty Champ Show
7th April 2012 - Ely (CH KavandaleTake A Chance On Me) won Best in Show at Auckland Kennel Council Show - Judge was Mrs J Butterfield (SA)
10/11 March 2012 - Lena (Kavandale Carolina Moon) as received her first 2 CC's at 10 months of age.
13th Feb 2012 - Bella (Kavandale Rumour Has It) Casey's litter sister has received her 8th Challenge and is now a Champion at 16 months of age.
26th Nov 2011 - Casey (Kavandale Just A Rumour) has just achieved her Champion title at 14th Months of age.
5th & 6th Nov 2011 - Casey (Kavandale Just A Rumour) has just received her 6th & 7th CC's at the Ladies
Kennel Ass Champ Shows.
30th Oct 2011 Casey (Kavandale Just A Rumour) has just received her 4th & 5th CC at Rotorua CH Shows.
10th September 2011 Ely (CH Kavandale Take A Chance On Me) has just received his 8th Challenge
and is now a Champion!