Birth Announcement

DOB: March 5, 2023

CDN GCHS & US CH Heathview Falconbridge X US CH Glenn Eyrie Cyrie Eleison Sunshine of My Dreams.

Co Bred: Sue and James Williams and Trina Zavala

6 Males and 5 Females

All puppies are spoken for.

Puppy Shoot at 8 weeks Old

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Nellie’s Country Singers

DOB: January 16, 2023

6 weeks old

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A Tribute to the passing of an Amazing Mentor – Lloyd Simmons of Lonnkyle IW’s

After a life well lived, Lloyd passed away on January 21, 2023 after a final battle with cancer. He leaves an amazing Legacy of commitment and passion for this breed. A true mentor in so many ways.

Rest In Peace Lloyd Simmons

Our foundation bitch at Heathview was Lonnkyle Donnagh. We later acquired Lonnkyle Haiden who we bred to Donnagh producing our first litter, the “A” litter. We later used Lonnkyle Pathos to Heathview Dulcie who produced our “Sings the Blues” litter and Sophie was our keeper. We were then entrusted with Lander who we used on Sophie, producing our “Beatle Songs” litter.

Lloyd’s legacy lives long and strong here at Heathview. Thank you dear Sir for your kindness and the trust you placed in us. Your guidance and mentorship speaks volumes.

RIP

🙏❤️

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Urgent Rescue Situation in BC

This pair have found a home.

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Falcon’s Progeny

Heathview Falconbridge x Heathview Janey Canuck

DOB: June 1, 2021

O’Malley’s Red Dawn aka Roisin

Roisin

O’Malley Heathview Black to the Future aka “Hondo”.

Hondo
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Heathview’s “L” litter arrived on January 16, 2023

We have settled on naming these beauties Country Singers whose name starts/ends with L.

L is the Tattoo letter for 2023 for CKC

Birth weight doubles at 7 days old
2 days old

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Sire: Heathview Winner Takes it All aka “Fernando”

Dam: Cdn. GCh. Heathview Nellie Belle

Safely delivered 4 girls and 1 boy.

Birthday January 16, 2023
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Falcon Soars to New Heights

Currently #3 Irish Wolfhound in Canada for 2022
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Heathview Fall Update, 2022

It has been a very eventful show season for us, in 2022. We continued to show our Special, Heathview Falconbridge who acquired his Can. Grand Champion Bronze in September 2021. Points acquired at this point moving forward go towards his Grand Champion Silver title. We started the Show Season going to Portland, Oregon and showed him at the Tualatin Kennel Club Shows where he came home with 6 points towards his American Championship. His success there, inspired us to pursue his American Championship this year. With that, we would be eligible to enter the Westminster Dog Show in New York in 2023 which is on my bucket list to do.

At the end of January, our puppies Talia and Fernando (Abba Song Litter DOB July 31, 2021) turned 6 months old and entered the show ring in the puppy classes. Talia (Heathview I Had a Dream) was awarded her Championship points quickly and became a Can. Ch. June 24, 2022. Her best win was at the ALCA Specialty under Judge: Rita Walker from Ottawa who breeds borzoi’s. She awarded her BOB, BP over the Specials. Fernando (Heathview Winner Takes it All) took BOS for 3 pts as well. We decided to hold off showing Fernando for a time, as Talia and Falcon were taking all our attention. 2023 will be his year to shine.

On February 16, 2021 we had our Keltic Litter born out of Can. GCH. Glor na Gael Eachna bred to Can. GCH Heathview Nellie Belle. We maintained a co-ownership on Heathview Padraig Is Fearr who lives with Brenda Munro in Southern Alberta. Padraig started his show career as a Baby Puppy at the AKC Shows and associated Specialties over the August long weekend. He was awarded Best Baby Puppy at both the Alberta Sporting Hound Association Specialty and the Foothills Gazehound Club Specialty Shows.

The highlight for Falcon over the weekend of July 29th to August 1, 2022 was winning BIS at the Foothills Gazehound Club – 36th Anniversary Specialty Show under Judge Hisayoshi “Ceasar” Kadowaki. He also was awarded BOS under Judge Adrian Landarte at the Alberta Sporting Hound Association.

Currently Falcon’s Top Dog Points Summary for 2022 is : Group 1 x 2; Group 2 x 9; Group 3 x 2 and Group 4 x 1. He has one Specialty BOB for a total of 458 pts. He currently sits as #3 top Irish Wolfhound in Canada.

Between September 8 to October 28, 2022 we went on a traveling road show and mapped out a Dog Show circuit between western Canada and the US. With his current 6 pts towards his American Championship, we hoped to acquire the 2 majors and a total of 15 pts to obtain his American Championship. So we set off. First stop was the IWCC BC Regional Specialty and the IWCC National Specialty.

At the Regional under Kathy Goodell from the UK, Falcon was awarded BOS. Talia was Select Female and Best in Sweeps under Bev Stobart

At the IWCC National Talia took BOS in Sweeps under Laurie Morris.

Falcon took Select Male and Talia took Select Female under Sue Cole, UK .

Next stop was Carson City, Nevada for the Bonanza Kennel Club shows. On Day 1, Talia surprised us by taking WF for her first 3 pt. major and went on to take BOB under Judge Lee Whitter. Falcon was Reserve Winners Dog.

Talia went on to compete in the NOHS Group ring and was awarded Group 4. NOHS stands for AKC National Owner-Handled Series.

On Day 2 Falcon took Winners Dog under Judge Pluis Davern for his first 3 pt. major and BOS. His total points were now 9.

The three Gavilan Kennel Club Shows were held October 7 – 9, 2022 in Morgan Hill, CA. Falcon took WM, BOW and BOB all 3 days. Talia was BOS for all 3 shows.

Falcon and I competed in the NOHS Group ring and were awarded three Group 1 placements by John Ramierez , Lou M. Guerrero and Terri Berrios and a BIS under Terri L. Berrios. That was such a thrill. With that we achieved the NOHS Bronze status with 250 points.

The Northern California Irish Wolfhound Club put on two Specialty Shows October 14 & 15, 2022 in Woodland, CA. On October 14, 2022 under Dr. Lynn Simons. Falcon took WD for his 2nd major. This 5 pt. win, totaled 17 pts for Falcon who acquired his American Championship. Talia took 2nd place in her 12-18 mo. class of 8 competitors.

On October 15, 2022 Talia took Best Senior puppy in Sweeps under Angela Constable and again 2nd place in her class of 8 under Eva Berg. Falcon was awarded BOS under Eva Berg.

It was an exceptional day for Heathview.

Last stop was Santa Rosa, CA for the Del Valle Dog Club of Livermore Shows. Not much love in the ring over those two days, but we were really there for the Memorial for Linda Souza, Limerick IW’s that was lovingly hosted by her family. She was such an amazing lady that we will miss very much.

Now to enter Falcon when Westminster opens LOL

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O’Malley IW’s have Delivered

Sire: Cdn. Ch. Castlekeep’s Steel Will

Dam: Cdn. Ch. Heathview Francesca

DOB: November 17, 2022

O’Malley Heathview puppies at 6 weeks

Co Breeders: Jeslene Quinn & Steve Chong of O’Malley IW’s with Ian & Laurie Rutherford of Heathview

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CDN GCB Heathview Falconbridge wins BISS

Congratulations Cdn GCB Heathview Falconbridge out of Lismore Stoneybrook MacHeath x Cdn GCH Heathview Lagertha who just won Best in Specialty at the Foothills Gazehound Club under Judge: Hisayoshi “Cesar” Kadowaki in Calgary, AB. Thank you Cesar for finding our boy amongst the other 100 dogs of quality.

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