Memories of our first dog show.

Posted by Theresa Goiffon on Sunday, 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 participated in, this was held in St. Cloud, MN, December 2007. The judge was the well known Mr. Peter Green, of course, we didn't know that then. The ring steward had the girls turn the tee-shirts inside out (because they had their names on them) and they showed their dogs. Judge Green was very nice to them, he told us that Dakota had great potential, but Kaih he didn't like as much. Both of course went on to finish their Championship and produce some beautiful Aussies. 

We thanked everyone for their help and tips and signed the girls up for conformation training that following week. The rest as they say, is history. They've come a long way and it all started with this little memory I found today 



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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