2020 will be a very exciting year for us; patience is a virtue!
Scarlet, our most special and unique Cobberdog, will have her first litter end 2019 or early 2020. We are still looking for the most suitable stud for Scarlet. We'll probably have bigger medium puppies in this litter. No puppies will be sold for breeding. This litter is all spoken for, unless very big. Pedigree names will start with the letter G. Although Scarlet is a flatcoat, her puppies will have a 'normal' Cobberdog coat in appearance.
In spring 2020 we focus on the training of our own young dogs and we'll be busy giving courses. If nature agrees, we take a little puppy break.
Summer 2020 we expect a mini puppy boom, with 2 mini litters. My Dog Babe made by Belle and Dog's Paradise Beau will be first time mums.
The second litter of Fee, Paris Arwen, will be somewhere next year. She is in the middle of a therapy dog training, which is more important.
Breeding and selling dogs is a delicate matter and should only be done with great care, knowledge and dedication.
We are experienced, keep our breeding standards high and are driven by the right motives.
If you might be interested in one of the following combinations, inquire about suitability.
MY DOG D...
Medium, Wavy/Straight fleece
° Belgium, 2020
RUTLANDS SCARLET O'HARA
Red, Medium, Flatcoat
° Australia, 01.12.2017
FAMILY AND FRIEND
We help you to select a puppy out of the litter that can meet your expectations. Matching character, activity level, temperament and drive. We also try to provide your favourite gender and colour, and if possible your 'love at first sight' puppy. We believe that you can't choose your puppy on picture, so we'd like you to meet the litter. We'll take our time to introduce you to all the puppy's and to search the perfect two-way match.
THERAPY AND ASSISTANCE
In our quest for the right male partner, we stick (again) to the 3 C's: character, coat type and constitution. Our aim is to breed working Cobberdogs, servicedogs. Our breeding stock is selected on qualities that distinguish servicedogs from perfect pet dogs. Still, only a few puppies of each litter have what it takes to become that pefect therapy, guidance or assistance dog. If you're interesed in a pre-selected and tested puppy, please make your reservation.
It's important that the Australian Cobberdog keeps developing as a breed. That's why we put effort into the selection of future breeding stock. We think it's important to protect and use all the Cobberdog bloodlines available. When I see excellent, valuable - almost precious - Australian Cobberdogs getting spayed, predestinated when sold to a non-breeder, that's a shame and a big loss for a breed in development. For that reason, we try to keep at least one male and one female per litter available for breeding. Our early selection procedure is based on the 3 C's: character, coat type and constitution. We carefully compare every puppy with the breeding standard and only the best are taken into consideration as breeding stock. They are fully (pre-)tested before the age of 8 weeks and reserved for (future) Australian Cobberdog breeders only.
For some of our breeding prospects, we appeal to host families as 'treasure keepers'. Our hosts families are (semi-)professionals with above average experience in puppy upbringing and education. They provide our puppies with the best care and guidance. They get socialised, obedience trained and prepared for the work as therapy or assistance dog. If they proof to be suitable for the job, they get their last check-ups before breeding a litter. Afterwards, they get adopted for life by their host family or they can be placed as a therapy or assistance dog.
Are you highly committed and able to love, educate and train one of our Cobberdog puppies? Is it your dream to own, and work with, a therapy or emotional support dog? Would you be happy to enjoy our guidance in this process and do you live close enough to make it to our training sessions, every two weeks? Would you love to get the most talented puppy of the litter, without the financial side of it's purchase? Are you OK with the fact that there's a large chance your puppy will be favorited as a breeder one day, for a short period of time? Did you turn this website upside down and inside out? Did you loose your heart to the Cobberdog and do you think we would get along fine? Then I guess we must meet and help each other out!
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