In Celebration of our Teammates in our hearts forever

Tia

MACh3 Rock Island Wishin On A Star MXC MJB2 AXP AJP NF

June 15 2001 - June 1 2015

Loved by Monica Land Strathers

 

Kai

ADCh ATCh II Sazbrats Katmai Kodiak Kai GCH-Bronze, SCH-Bronze, OAJ, OA

2/7/06 - 3/25/15

Loved and missed by Laurie Grace

Kai was lovely, sweet, loud, emotional, fast, and everything he did he did with unbridled enthusiasm. He was my friend, my protector, my companion, and my teammate. I loved his deep red coat, I loved his amber eyes, I loved his face, I loved how he smelled, I love that he was so noisy that everyone always said "Kai is here" when I would arrive at a trial, and I absolutely loved his incredibly sweet soul. I was never lonely with him by my side and I always felt safe. There’s so much I could say about this wonderful being and maybe I will over the days that will follow but for now I’m just too sad and too tired to think about anything other than I miss him with my whole being.

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Photo by Laurie Grace

Maestro

Ch Mariner’s Sea Sharp CD BN RE HSAs OA NAP OAJ NJP OF NFP VX 

2000-2013

Loved and missed by Noreen Bennett

Maestro was a naturally athletic dog with a deep, soulful expression. I could watch him run all day. He was also incredibly gifted in herding. But Maestro did what Maestro wanted to do. It was always a challenge to make Maestro think whatever new venture was his idea. As a result, he certainly was not the easiest dog to show but the easy dogs don’t teach you half as much as the dogs like Maestro. We worked hard for every single title and all of his titles were true achievements, even earning his last title at age 13. I wouldn’t trade that experience for anything in the world. He was a dog unlike any other.

Photo by Leslie Mattuchio

Charlotte

Ch Provenhill’s No Angel HT RN

2000-2013  

Loved and missed by Noreen Bennett

Charlotte came to use at the age of 8, when my parents were looking for a nice companion.  She was a retired show dog who fit in perfectly.  As the Collie national approached, we decided you CAN teach an old dog new tricks . I showed her for her Herding Tested title and my mother put her Rally Novice title on her. Charlotte proved it’s never too late.

Photo by Leslie Mattuchio

Drummer

Imagineer's Little Drummer Boy, AX, AXJ, EAC, EJC, EGC, RS-E, GS-E, JS-E, AD

1998-2012

Loved and missed by Sally King

Sure wish I could have this boy back as a puppy and start all over! This is Drummer at his (and my) first USDAA trial in Granby, MA at Dufresne Park in May of 2000, jumping a 26" triple, among other images. Oh the things I could do to train him now! He was the smartest and most fearless dog I have ever had and gave no quarter to anyone, human or beast. He loved agility and he loved frisbee and he loved his family and he loved children. He hated golden retrievers, start lines and strangers in his house and he absolutely knew he was smarter than any other creature he ever met. God rest your soul, Drummie, you were one of a kind and what a ride you gave us!

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Poet

Ch Mariner’s Poetic Justice CDX RN OA NAP AJP HT VX

Loved and missed by Noreen Bennett

1995-2007

Poet was the dog that made a forever difference in my life. He was my first agility dog, first breed champion, first herding title, first Versatility title honored by Collie Club of America.  In 2000, he had a reaction to medication and was unable to compete for 2 years. During that time, I began the creation of PawPrint Trials. If it was not for Poet, I would not be where I am today, in many, many respects. Not a day goes by that I don’t miss him and not a day goes by that I don’t feel incredibly lucky and blessed to have shared my life with him.

Photo by Leslie Mattuchio