Critter Creek Jersey Girl, MH earns her Master Hunter title at Backwater Retriever Club in Illinois, September 8, 9 and 10.

Congrats to Jersey and her owners Hope and Ivan. Jersey was trained by John and Nancy Miner of Miner's Kennel.

Jersey is out of:

Critter Creek Muddy Waters, CDX, MH and Justamere's Liberty Bell, JH, CGC

 

 

Oliver and his handler/owner Eric passed their first Search and Rescue certification ! Oliver had15 minutes to find two victims and he found them both in three minutes!! They head to Omaha in October for their FEMA certification.

Oliver and his handler/owner Eric training for their FEMA Search and Rescue certification April, 2017

Oliver is out of Critter Creek Muddy Waters, CDX, MH and Justamere Liberty Bell, JH

Oliver is out of Muddy and Belle's 2014 litter (littermate to Shooter and Pitch, below).

Pedigree

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO Critter Creek Coco Chanel, SH

She earned her SENIOR title August 6, 2017 at the Helena Valley Gun Dog Club in Montana at 25 months old.

Chanel is owned by Joan Sharpless (hiding under the hat!)

Sire: Trulines Wild Son, MH

Dam: MHR Critter Creek Worth a Million MH

pedigree

 

 

 

Critter Creek Kobe Rocks (Raven X Whiskey 2011) earned his AKC Senior Hunter title at the Las Vegas hunt test in February, 2017.

Kobe is handled by Dan Hosford and owned by Ken Smith from Cataldo, ID.

Kobe is out of Critter Creek's Raven Cajun, SH

and

Riorock's Whiskey N Honey

He is a full sibling to Critter Creek Stella, JH and

Critter Creek Brandy Big Valley, MH (see below)

In November of 2016, Kobe earned 6 out of 10 points toward his

Canadian conformation championship( CanCH).

 

 

Oliver and his handler/owner Eric training for their FEMA Search and Rescue certification April, 2017

Oliver is out of Critter Creek Muddy Waters, CDX, MH and Justamere Liberty Bell, JH

Oliver is out of Muddy and Belle's 2014 litter (littermate to Shooter and Pitch, below).

Pedigree

 

Critter Creek Pitch a Wang Dang Doodle (Pitch) earned her Junior Hunter title July 24, 2016 at our home club, Northeast Washington Gun Dog Club.

Pitch is out of:

Critter Creek Muddy Waters, CDX, MH

and Justamere Liberty Bell, JH CGC

Pitch and Chanel are first cousins--Muddy and Fortune are siblings.

Critter Creek Coco Chanel (Chanel) earned her Junior Hunter title July 24, 2016 at our home club, Northeast Washington Gun Dog Club.

Chanel is out of:

Trulines Wild Son, MH QAA (Nike) and

WR-SR Critter Creek Worth a Million, MH

 

Critter Creek Pitch a Wang Dang Doodle (Pitch) earned her first two Junior Hunter passes June 4 and 5, 2016 at the North Idaho Retriever Club.

Pitch is out of:

Critter Creek Muddy Waters, CDX, MH

and Justamere Liberty Bell, JH CGC

 

 

Critter Creek More than Just Ducky (left) finished her Junior Hunter title June 4, 2016 and earned a fifth ribbon on June 5 at the North Idaho Retriever Club.

Critter Creek Coco Chanel earned her first two Junior passes June 4 and 5.

Congrats to Joan Sharpless, owner and trainer of Fancy and Chanel!

Fancy is out of:

Critter Creek Muddy Waters, CDX, MH and Rozihills Mesa on the Horizon, JH

Chanel is out of:

Trulines Wild Son, MH QAA (Nike) and WR-SR Critter Creek Worth a Million, MH

 

 

Critter Creek Jersey Girl, JH earns her Senior Hunter title in back-to-back weekends with four straight passes, titling May 13, 2016.

Congrats to Jersey and her owners Hope and Ivan. Jersey was trained by John and Nancy Miner of Miner's Kennel.

Jersey is out of:

Critter Creek Muddy Waters, CDX, MH and Justamere's Liberty Bell, JH, CGC

 

 

 

Critter Creek Shot in the Dark, JH (Shooter) completes her Junior Hunter title at the Kansas City Retriever Club in Sedalia, Missouri September 7, 2015. She was handled by her owner, Tod.

Shooter is out of Critter Creek Muddy Waters, CDX, MH and Justamere Liberty Bell, JH

Congrats to Shooter and Tod and good luck in future Hunt Tests!

 

 

 

 

Oliver is being trained by his owner, Eric, to be a Search and Rescue (SAR) dog. The organization is Iowa Task Force 1 and he is training to be a disaster search dog. He is training for wilderness search as well as structural collapse. Eric says he has even had Oliver rappelling and riding on four-wheelers.

Oliver is out of Critter Creek Muddy Waters, CDX, MH and Justamere Liberty Bell, JH

Oliver is out of Muddy and Belle's 2014 litter (littermate to Shooter, below). Pedigree

 

 

 

 

Critter Creek Shot in the Dark (Shooter) earns her first Junior Hunter pass at Missouri Valley Hunt Club in Valley, NE June 6, 2015. She was handled by her owner, Tod.

Shooter is out of Critter Creek Muddy Waters, CDX, MH and Justamere Liberty Bell, JH

Congrats to Shooter and Tod and good luck in future Hunt Tests!

 

 

 

 

 

Critter Creek Brandy Big Valley earns her Master Hunter title at Backwater Retriever Club April 11, 2015. Brandy is out of Critter Creek's Raven Cajun, SH and Riorock's Whiskey N' Honey.

Congrats to Brandy and her owners Hope and Ivan. Brandy was trained and handled by John and Nancy Miner of Miner's Kennel.

 

Click here to see Brandy's OFA page.

 

 

 

Critter Creek Jersey Girl, JH earns her Junior Hunter title in back-to-back weekends with four straight passes, titling May 18, 2014. Jersey was 16 months old at the time.

Jersey was handled by her owner, Hope, and it was Hope's first time running a dog in a hunt test.

Congrats to Jersey and her owners Hope and Ivan. Jersey was trained by John and Nancy Miner of Miner's Kennel.

Jersey is out of:

Critter Creek Muddy Waters, CDX, MH

and

Justamere's Liberty Bell, CGC, JH

 

 

 

Critter Creek Muddy Waters, CDX, MH

Muddy completed his Companion Dog Excellent (CDX) obedience title on February 8, 2014.

He completed his title with one second place and two first place ribbons. This was my first time training a dog to the CDX level. Muddy was a willing student and we had a lot of fun!

 

 

Critter Creek Worth a Million, MH

Qualifies for the 2013 Master National, THEN passes five MH tests in a row toward the 2014 Master National!

9/07/2013        Greater Pacific NW Retriever Trial Club
8/24/2013        Redwood Empire Retriever Club
8/22/2013        Redwood Empire Retriever Club
8/10/2013        Rainier Hunting Retriever Club
8/03/2013        Northeast Washington Gun Dog Club
7/20/2013        Salem Retriever Trial Club
7/13/2013        Oregon Retriever Trial Club Inc.

 

Congratulations to Fortune and her owner, Joan Sharpless! We will be tracking her progress at the 2013 Master National in Kansas September 21-29.

Fortune is full sister to our Muddy.

pedigree

 

 

 

 

Rozihills Mesa on the Horizon earns two more Junior Hunter passes at the Lake Country Retriever Club June 22 and 23, 2013.

She earned her first JH pass at the Mid-Iowa Retriever Club HT June 2, 2013. Mesa needs one more pass for her Junior Hunter title.

Mesa joined Critter Creek in October of 2012

pedigree

 

 

 

 

Critter Creek Brandy Big Valley earns her Senior Hunter title with five straight passes May 12, 2013 at 26 months old!

The following weekend, May 20th, Brandy earned her first Master pass!

Congrats to Brandy and her owners Hope and Ivan. Brandy was trained and handled by John and Nancy Miner.

Brandy is out of:

Critter Creek's Raven Cajun, SH

and

Riorock's Whiskey 'n Honey

 

 

 

 

Critter Creek Zippity Do Da, MH (left) and his sister, Critter Creek Worth a Million, MH both earned qualifying ribbons at the Idaho Retriever Club April 20, 2013 hunt test.

This pass qualifies Fortune for the 2013 Master National.

Zippy and Fortune are full siblings from repeat breedings of :

Merganser's Ferris Bueler, MH and Critter Creek's Scarlett Gem, JH

Pedigree

Fortune is a full sister to our Muddy,

Critter Creek Muddy Waters, CD, MH

 

 

Critter Creek Muddy Waters, CD, MH earns his Companion Dog (CD) title in back-to-back weekends with three straight passes!

 

 

Belle completed her Junior Hunter title September 29, 2012

at the Skunk River Retriever Club

Justamere Liberty Bell earned three Junior Hunter passes in two weekends July and August, 2012

 

 

 

Critter Creek Zippity Do Da, MH

Earns his MH at Wastach Hunting Retriever Club in Utah, May 25-28

That same weekend Zippy qualified for the 2012 Master National!

Congrats to owner, Joan Sharpless, and trainer Katie Quarles.

Joan is the proud owner of Zippy's older sister, Fortune who is also qualfiied for the 2012 Master National.

 

 

Photo: Trainer Katie Quarles and Zippy with his qualifying ribbons

 

Critter Creek Stella goes four straight passes for her Junior Hunter title, titling at the

Golden Retriever Club of Illinois June 6, 2012.

Congrats to Stella and her owner, Les. Stella was handled by John and Nancy Miner.

 

 

 

Critter Creek Brandy Big Valley earns her Junior Hunter title at the Mid-Illinois Hunt test May 5 and 6, 2012!

Congrats to Brandy and her owners Hope and Ivan. Brandy was trained and handled by John and Nancy Miner.

 

At the same test, Brandy's sister, Critter Creek Stella, also earned two JH passes. Congrats to Stella's ower, Les. Stella was trained and handled by the Miners.

 

 

Critter Creek Brandy Big Valley earns her first two JH passes

Brandy, who just turned one year old March 28th, ran at the Backwater Retriever Club HT March 31 and April 1, 2012. She was handled by John Miner.

Congrats to Brandy and her owners Hope and Ivan

 

Critter Creek Zippity Do Da, SH earns his first MH pass

Northern California HT March 25, 2012

Congrats to Zippy and his owner, Joan Sharpless

 

Critter Creek Worth a Million, MH qualifies for the 2012 Master National!
Fortune and her owner, Joan Sharpless, completed Fortune's sixth pass at the Hills Ferry, CA test on March 11, 2012.

This will be Fortune's second qualification for the Master National. She ran and qualified at the 2011 Master National.

 

 

A Star is Born!


Critter Creek Kobe Rocks (Raven X Whiskey 2011) will be featured in a TV show! The name of the show is "The Working Man's Retriever," and is part of the  Sportsman's channel network. The show will be part of a block of bird hunting shows titled "The Landing Zone," and airs at 1:00 PM each Saturday starting in April and running for six months. It is hosted by Kobe's trainer, Dan Hosford, out of Spokane, WA.

The show will follow Kobe's training from a young pup through all the stages of gun dog training. Dan will also feature other dogs at various training stages to demonstrate actual hunting situations and issues encountered.

Here's a link to an article about the show:

Landing Zone on Sportsman's Channel

 

Kobe is owned by Ken Smith from Cataldo, ID.

 

Click here to see Kobe's sire and dam

 

Dan and Kobe, January 28, 2012

 

 

NEWS FLASH!! FORTUNE QUALIFIES AT THE 2011 MASTER NATIONAL!!

Congratulations Joan and Fortune. Joan would like to thank trainer/handler Katie Quarles for the great performance at the National.

Fortune and Katie at the Master National

Critter Creek Worth a Million, MH

out of


Mergansers Ferris Bueller, MH

Intl CH Critter Creek's Scarlett Gem, JH

 

 

Critter Creek Zippity Do Da, SH (Zippy)

 

Mergansers Ferris Bueller, MH

Intl CH Critter Creek's Scarlett Gem, JH

 

Pedigree

Earned his Senior title

9/10/2011 at the North Idaho Retriever Club

 

 

 

 

Critter Creek Muddy Waters, MH

Muddy completed his Master title at

Backwater Retriever Club, Sept. 11, 2010

 

Out of

Mergansers Ferris Bueller, MH

and

Intl CH Critter Creeks Scarlett Gem, JH

Pedigree

Meredith and Muddy at Backwater Retriever Club September 11, 2010

Muddy titled on Saturday and had a clean test on Sunday for his 6th pass. My apologies to Muddy for being out of practice as a Master level handler--we would have gotten there quicker without my "handler errors"!

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