Browsing Archive: August, 2010

Temperment Testing Your Puppy!

Posted by Theresa Goiffon on Wednesday, August 25, 2010, In : Helpful Tips 


We are a very hands-on breeder and will always be.  For me, it's the only way to really know each and every one of our puppies.  This is important when making the decision on which puppy would be the best match for their forever family.

From the moment they are born, I take great effort in studying, observing, holding and just playing with our puppies to make sure I know them. It's not just about "how they look" which is important, especially when considering a show/breeding puppy, but wha...


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Construct your own Whelping Box

Posted by Theresa Goiffon on Tuesday, August 24, 2010, In : Helpful Tips 


When we decided to breed our first Australian Terrier we had many things to consider, not only the breeding pair, but where will they be whelped which led to looking for a whelping box. 


We were fortunate that when we built our home a few years ago, we planned on breeding, so we have a really wonderful set up in the lower level of our home, which includes infloor heating, windows, a door to the exterior back yard, even a sink. 

My husband, the handyman, decided to take on the responsiblity ...


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AKC Grand Championship

Posted by Theresa Goiffon on Friday, August 13, 2010, In : Dunham Lake Monthly News 


Grand Champion Benayr "Beckham" Just for Kicks

We are honored and thrilled to announce that our dog Champion Benayr Beckham Just for Kicks is the 4th Australian Terrier in the US to achieve his Grand Championship Title. 

Beckham lives with us and is co-owned with our friend, Pamela Levy from Arista Aussies. Beckham has been shown by my 11 year old daughter Ellie. 

Several people have asked us about this accomplishment and how does a dog acheive this title.  Here are the details and requirements...


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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