2016 Highlights

February 7, 2017
Happy New Year from all of us at Dunham Lake Australian Terriers!
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Grooming Supply List

February 29, 2016
Many people contact me inquiring about what kind of grooming supplies I recommend. Here is a list of some basic tools that I recommend. Some items specifically the scissors and blending sheers I have not used that brand so I can not personally attest to them but they appear to be decent based on the price.

Hope this is helpful.

Here is a list of grooming supplies I suggest to anyone new and would like some basic and fairly reasonable tools to groom your Australian Terrier.

1 set Basic Frankling ...


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Reflecting on 2015

December 29, 2015
We had a amazing 2015. Happy New Year!

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Hatboro, Morris Essex and Montgomery 2015

October 8, 2015

Home from the 5 day 20 hour drive from our home in Wisconsin to Pennsylvania which included a National Specialty one day and the Montgomery County Terrier show. 

Our dogs and breeding was well represented. We are pleased with our results on Friday at the Hatboro show, during the designated National show BIS BIS/NOH GCH Ch Dunham Lake Unanimous Decision "Jake" won breed and a new title Best in Show Specialty (BISS) with 20 Australian Terriers entered, the largest entry that weekend. A huge...


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The Dog Show Journal

July 20, 2015


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2014 Year in Review

December 24, 2014
Wishing you all a very Blessed 2015, filled with good health, happiness and peace.

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2014 Australian Terrier National Specialty

June 6, 2014


Home at last from a super National Specialty weekend in Colorado! 

We met several new friends and caught up with many old friend. We won some top awards, with many beautiful Aussie represented including one puppy with her natural tail Dunham Lake Arista Magic Cheers for You! "Karla" MBIS GCH Dunham Lake Scoutmaster "Select", GCH Dunham Lake Touched by an Angel "Gabby" two days "Select" and GCH Dunham Lake Unanimous Decision, made the first cut two of the three days. 

I want to thank my daughter...

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Dunham Lake Aussies in the News!

May 1, 2014
Very happy about this new article written by our local newspaper. A follow up story titled "Goiffon Family Takes Success in Stride" to one that was written about our family in 2010. I hope you enjoy the update. You can read the article by clicking on this link.  (Note: If the article shows a sideways view, right click on your mouse and rotate clockwise).


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Memories of our first dog show.

April 27, 2014

Memories... since Lydia has now moved out on her own, what else am I to do on a rainy day, kids all gone, but reorganize her room, which will now become another guest room.

I found a treasure among a few things she left behind. A tee-shirt I had made, one for Lydia with her dog "Kaih's" name and one for Ellie with "Dakota's" name on it. I thought it would be special for the girls to wear these shirts at their first dog show. 
Little did I know that is not proper.

It was the first show we partici...

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Sportsmanship, A New Low.

April 18, 2014

A new low through Social Media, in the world of AKC Sportsmanship

Click on this link and read the full published article in the Canine Chronicle.

What some well known exhibitors are capable of doing, the amount of energy and time to discredit another exhibitor is beyond my understanding. It's a dog show people! It's suppose to be fun and a way to evaluate your breeding program.
 



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Breeder of Merit


Theresa Greetings from Northwestern Wisconsin! I am a wife, mother, breeder and author. I home school 1 of our daughters the others are now on there own. I also work with helping small businesses with their website needs. Previously, I had a 25 year banking career. Retired several years ago, as a Vice President of Commercial Banking and Business Development Director for a financial institution. I have owned and raised dogs and cats for over 40 years. In 2007, we started to show and raise Australian Terriers. We have 6 Australian Terriers and 2 Australian Shepherds. Breeder of Multiple Best in Show Aussies. We own and have bred some of the top Australian Terriers in the USA. We have bred and co-own the 16th and 17th Best in Show Australian Terrier in America he held the #1 in All-Breed in the USA in both 2013 and 2014. We have bred/own/handle the 2015 #1 Australian Terrier in the USA Jake who also won his first Best in Show with my 15 year old daughter Ellie handling him. Jake is only the 2nd "red" Australian Terrier to ever win a BIS. Breeder of 2 Australian Terriers to Win Best of Breed Westminster 2014 and 2015. We have Championed many Aussies and we have Champions in training, that being said, our dogs are first and foremost our companions. I take my role as a breeder very seriously. I support health testing and temperament testing as well as evaluating proper conformation prior to breeding. We believe in breeding for quality not quantity. We do not ship our puppies. Regardless of whether your puppy comes from us or not I hope you find our site a helpful resource. If you have questions about our program or about the Aussie Terrier, please e-mail me theresaagoiffon@msn.com or give me a call@ 715-689-2675. Thanks for visiting us! Blessings, Theresa