Those new to the breed may not recognize the dogs immortalized above.
They are, from left to right:
Am.Can.Jap.Ch.Alfenloch Ryan O'Neil ROM/ROMC ("Sonny")
Ch. Bonnyville Fairfax Nighthawk ROM/ROMC ("Eli")
Am.Can.Jap.Ch.Alfenloch Whirlwind ROM/ROMC ("Tate")
Sadly, they are all gone now.
Combined, these 3 dogs produced nearly 200 Champions...
no easy feat, and one that has never been replicated!
There are very few great "stallion" dogs being offered today.
It's just not like it was in the 1980's and the 1990's.
The trend is to breed to the "flavor of the month", or
this year's National Winner.
Here are three damn good reasons not to: