PROUD member of the following clubs:
Newfoundland Club of America - Legislative Liaison
Langley Kennel Club
Bulldog Club of Hampton Roads
Maine Federation of Dog Clubs - Delegate
Coastal Crescent Kennel Club - President (2011-2013)
Sun Valley Smok'n Joe
Birchbark taking Best Puppy
in Show, Maine, May 2011.
Bred by Lou Ann Lenner.
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Birchbark serves as a resource for the Newfoundland breed, and is a Newfoundland member of long-standing. Please do not hesitate to call/email for information regarding the breed, puppy & adult referrals, etc. Giant breeds are not for everyone, and we can enlighten you on the specific needs and issues concerning Newfoundlands.
We can help with veterinarian, nutrition, training, club information. We can help with dog breed selections.
BEST IN SHOW! Ch. Birchbark's Koda
AMERICAN & CANADIAN CHAMPION BY THE CREEK GUSTO AT BIRCHBARK!!! June 23, 2012
Gus started showing with Joanne June 9th, and in 3 short weeks he amassed 3 majors, 3 point, 4 point, and finally a 5 point major at the Bear Mountain Newfoundland Regional Specialty Show!
GUS is OVC Hip & Elbow clear,
Cystinuria clear by parentage,
Cardiologist Heart Clear.
Gus is out of BISS CH. Sunvalley Petitions Pouch Cove (Christopher) X Canadian Brood Bitch of the Year, CH. Bayside Is Amaz'n By The Creek (Maizie).
"Joey", aka Sun Valley's Smok'n Joe Birchbark, handled by Arty Mallosena, took Reserve Winners Dog at the NCNE Supported Entry, Sept. 2, 2012.
Thanks to Joanne Brainard, for the excellent handling of Gus, during the National, and for the 3 weeks he showed to complete his American Championship!
Joey at 20 months, and below, Joey at 6 months.
Koda is the sire of both Clint Eastwood & Ella Fitzgerald, pictured on the "intro" page.
STUD SERVICE: Available to approved bitches.
WESTMINSTER WATCH: Ch. Sun Valley's Letter to Elise @ Mystic Ridg - bred by Lou Ann Lenner and me, out of Ch. Sun Valley's Magic Man X Birchbark's Fair Fredricka!!!!!!
Ellie received one of the top honors as Select!
Lou Ann & I bred her, and wish to thank owner Trish, and handler, Howard - what a TEAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!
CANADIAN CHAMPION ADORA'S CLINT EASTWOOD!!!! 6/9/2013
Clint also earned not one, but two WORKING GROUP placements:
Group 2 - 6/8/13
Group 3 - 6/9/13
What a weekend!!!!!!!!!!!!
GUS & GRETCHEN PUPPIES IN THE SHOW RING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
FRANKLIN at his first show in Mane - Congrats to Brett Hardy!!!!!
The amazing GRACE in Canada with Dominica Pollock - What a Team! A GROUP 4 as a puppy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
CLINT EASTWWOD taking a Group 2 & 3 in Canada June, 2013
CLINT EASTWOOD does it again: Group 4 under FCI Judge Daza (Bogata, Columbia) at the Chaleur Canine show, Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada July 2013!!! And he took 3 Best of Breeds!!!
Thank you Linda Malossena for her wonderful handling of Clint!!!!
Rosewood Gretchen Pearl at Birchbark is now OFA certified GOOD HIPS, Elbows, Patellas, Cardiologist Heart & Cystinuria clear!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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NEW-PEN-DEL Regional Specialty 2015 Results:
1st 9-12 month dog - Birchbark's Davids Thor
2nd Open Dog - Adora's Clint Eastwood
1st 9-12 month bitch - Birchbark's Black Lily of Tarkiln
1st American Bred - Birchbark's Matilda the Conqueror
Gretchen has been retired, due to complications from delivering 11 puppies. 2 of her puppies out of Clint, and 1 out of Gus are actively showing, and are very promising. We hope to continue these wonderful lines.
CLINT EASTWOOD BEST of BREED June 20 & 21st
Maine Chickadee Classic!!!!!!
Thank you Joanne Brainard for superb grooming and handling of Clint Eastwood!
Puppies due mid August. Please call or email for more information.
Puppy application & phone interview required.
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