“Eli” is curently the #2 All Time Canadian Bred Sheltie Sire
second only to his grandsire Ch. Alfenloch Ryan O’Neil ROM/ROMC
He is the sire of 53 Canadian champions
His legacy lives on in many of the top Sheltie
kennels in North America.
His record is all the more impressive because:
He was bred by a fledging breeder; he didn’t have a “big name”
He was promoted by two novice breeders, on a shoestring budget.
There were no big splashy full colour ad layouts in the popular
breed magazines of the day; just a few simple black & white ads
in our Canadian Shetland Sheepdog Assoc. quarterly newsletter!
He did not have the benefit of being owned/promoted by a
breeder/judge with an agenda! He carved a notch for himself
in the annals of Sheltie history, purely by the virtue of what