Dogs in 2011
George pauses with the cascades of Sour Milk Gill behind him during an
ascent of Base Brown in the Lake District
George descending Aaron Slack to Styhead Tarn in the Lake District
A rather worried Ellie, having somehow got herself into this side-stream
behind Stephen's back during a walk along the River Gipping
George on his 9th birthday, towards the end of
a 23-mile walk on the North Downs
Way, his longest yet.
Ellie showing off her latest rosettes, including her first rally obedience Level
1 Title rosette
A fluffy George on the Ridgeway, descending into the Thames valley
A rather less clean
George showing evidence of his explorations on
Steel Fell in the Lake
Hetty at 11 months old
Hetty showing off her new rally rosettes - a class Ace score, her new
Puppy Title, and her overall 7th place ranking for the year's
Ellie's older son Winston finally gains his second major, in great style by
beating the Crufts 2009 BOB among many other lovely dogs, and becomes
AKC Ch Luphenex Land A Victory RN!
George enjoys a gallop in the woods near West Harling Heath on the
Our family, plus Millie, a temporary houseguest
Enjoying the sunshine - almost too much, in Hetty's case!
Ellie working beautifully at another rally trial
And Hetty doing her bonus recall exercise
Lucy and Ellie, proudly showing off their rosette - Ellie has just become the
first Cavalier in the UK to gain a Rally Championship!
George, Ellie and Hetty at the end of the Peddars Way, where it meets the
Norfolk Coast Path. Stephen started that walk with George, Ellie
and Henry. What Hetty lacks in show potential compared to our departed Henry,
she attempts to make up for with character.
Hetty doing a jump
Ellie and Hetty - the first two Cavaliers in the UK to gain Rally Championships
Hetty and George relaxing in the kitchen
Hetty and Ellie near Thorndon during a walk on the Mid-Suffolk Footpath
More on the Mid-Suffolk Footpath
Ellie and Hetty sitting in the middle of the road
Ellie on her seventh birthday during a walk around the field near home
Hetty enjoying her first run in the Lake District with the much more experienced
George bringing up the rear
Hetty and George above Haweswater on the way up Selside
Hetty crosses a stone wall on top of Branstree in the Lake District. It was
pretty wet and windy up there.
Other dog photos