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NEWS

20 December 2014



AFTER TRAVELING NORTH TO HAVE A SHOWING HOLIDAY AT THE WALCHA AND URALLA NSW DOG SHOWS WE ARE VERY HAPPY THAT OUR JUNIOR BITCH CH CATHKIN BCOS I SAID SO (CARLA) OBTAINED HER FINAL POINTS TO BE NOW KNOWN AS AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION



WHAT A GREAT WAY TO FINISH THE YEAR AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING A SUCCESSFUL 2015



MERRY CHRISTMAS AND VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS

1st October 2014

WE HAVE HAD A GREAT START TO OUR SHOWING YEAR WITH CATHKIN CAMERON WINNING BEST IN SHOW IN FEBRUARY AT THE VICTORIAN COLLIE SHOW SHOWN BY HIS BREEDER GAYE JONES AND THIS SEPTEMBER BILL AND I TOOK A ROAD TRIP TO KYOGLE NSW AND CAMERON WON BEST IN GROUP ALL BREEDS, CARLA, CATHKIN BCOS I SAID SO, WON 3 BEST JUNIOR IN GROUP AND 1BEST JUNIOR IN SHOW AND OUR NEWEST BOY CATHKIN MERLINS MAGIC TOUCH OWNED BY GAYE JONES, WON BEST OF BREED THE FIRST DAY AND DID VERY WELL CONSIDERING CARLA AND SERVERAL OTHER BITCHES WERE IN SEASON AND HIS MIND WAS DEFINITELY NOT ON SHOWING                                                                                                                                          

31st January 2014

THE START TO 2014 HAS BEEN VERY SAD HERE AT NOBLESHAND, HAVING TO SAY GOODBYE TO OUR LOVELY TWO GIRLS CHELSEA AND DAWN.

ON A HAPPIER NOTE WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO SHOWING OUR TWO CATHKIN KIDS, CAMERON AND CARLA AT BERMAGUI IN FEBRUARY AND ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO AN ENJOYABLE YEAR WITH THESE YOUNG DOGS.

25th February 2012

A YEAR HAS NOW GONE BY SINCE MY DOUBLE KNEE REPLACEMENT (BOTH DONE AT THE SAME TIME) AND AFTER MANY MONTHS OF EXCERCISES AND DETERMINATION I AM NOW BACK IN THE SHOWRING SHOWING OUR NEW CATHKIN PUPPY, JEMMA.

OUR FIRST SHOWS WERE THE BEGA AND SAPPHIRE COAST SHOWS AT BERMAGUI WHERE JEMMA WON TWO BABY PUPPY IN GROUP AWARDS FOR HER FIRST TIME OUT AND MY COMING BACK TO THE SHOWRING.  THE WEATHER WAS NOT VERY KIND TO US AND RAINED CONSISTANTLY BUT WE STILL HAD A MOST ENJOYABLE TIME SHOWING AND CATCHING UP WITH FRIENDS AND MAKING NEW FRIENDS.

BILL IS STILL SHOWING SHERMAN AND ANGIE AND HAS GAINED A LOT OF CONFIDENCE AND SHOWING SKILLS, ENJOYING HIMSELF AND DOING VERY WELL.

WE ARE BOTH LOOKING FORWARD TO A SUCCESSFUL YEAR SHOWING OUR DOGS TOGETHER.

KIND REGARDS

CAROL 

 

 

 

16th DECEMBER 2010

HI ALL

WE AT NOBLESHAND WISH EVERONE A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A PROSPEROUS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH TO ALL WHO HAVE VIEWED MY WEB SITE AND GIVEN ME KIND COMMENTS ON MY SITE AND COLLIES.

WE HAVE HAD A BUSY YEAR AND AM PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT OUR BEAUTIFUL BOY CHASE HAS NOW GAINED HIS FINAL POINTS TO GIVE HIM HIS AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION TITLE.  A HUGE THANK YOU TO JULIET O'MEARA OF MAVMON COLLIE KENNELS FOR ALLOWING US TO OWN THIS LOVELY BOY AS WE LOVE HIM VERY MUCH AND HE GIVES US A LOT OF PLEASURE.  IT MUST HAVE BEEN A HARD DECISION FOR JULIET TO PART WITH CHASE BUT SHE KNOWS WE WILL TAKE GOOD CARE OF HIM.

UNFORTUNATELY DUE TO ME HAVING DOUBLE KNEE REPLACEMENT AT THE END OF JANUARY I WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SHOW THE DOGS FOR SOME TIME BUT BILL IS TAKING OVER SHOWING OUR YOUNG BOY SHERMAN AND I AM SURE THEY ARE BOTH GOING TO HAVE A LOT OF FUN.

KIND REGARDS

CAROL

 

9th July 2009

Hi all

We had an ultrasound done on Dawn this week and I am sorry to have to dissapoint the people that were looking forward to adopting one of her pups into their family but it was not meant to be this time as she has NO PUPS.

Bill & I are very dissapointed but maybe we will have better success next year.

Carol

 

13 th June 2009

HI ALL

WE HAVE JUST RETURNED FROM MAVMON & CHELTARY KENNELS IN VICTORIA AFTER MATING OUR BEAUTIFUL DAWN (AUST CH MAVMON EBONITE DAWN).  HOPEFULLY WE WILL HAVE PUPPIES IN AUGUST THIS YEAR. 

ALSO WE ARE VERY GRATEFUL TO JULIET O'MEARA OF MAVMON KENNELS FOR ALLOWING US TO BRING HOME THE MAGNIFICENT CHASE, SON OF MAVMON MISTY MOONLITE.  WE WILL BE SHOWING CHASE LATER THIS YEAR WHEN HE GROWS HIS COAT THAT HE HAS JUST SHED.

REGARDS CAROL

 

7TH DECEMBER 2008

HI ALL

WE HAVE BEEN ABSENT FROM THE SHOW SCENE FOR SOME TIME DUE TO ME BREAKING MY WRIST AND WE ARE ONLY JUST GETTING BACK TO NORMAL AFTER RAISING ELEVEN HEALTHY ACTIVE PUPPIES FROM ONE LITTER.

WE ARE KEEPING THREE OF THESE BEAUTIFUL BABIES AS OUR SHOW HOPEFULS FOR 2009.  THE OTHER EIGHT BABIES HAVE BEEN SOLD ON THE LIMITED REGISTER TO FOREVER LOVING HOMES AND WE WISH THEIR NEW OWNERS ALL THE BEST FOR THE FUTURE WITH THEIR NEW PUPPIES AND KNOW YOU ARE GOING TO GET A LOT OF ENJOYMENT FROM YOUR NEW ADDITIONS TO YOUR FAMILY.

CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST UPON US AND BILL & I WISH EVERYONE A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A SUCCESSFUL & PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR.    

LOOKING FORWARD TO CATCHING UP WITH OU
R FRIENDS AT THE SHOWS EARLY NEXT YEAR

CAROL
                                                                                          





 

11TH SEPTEMBER 2008

HI ALL


DUE TO ME SLIPPING IN THE FROST AND BREAKING MY RIGHT WRIST WE WERE UNABLE TO DO THE CONDOBOLIN DOG CIRCUIT THIS YEAR. 

THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT WHILE WE WERE SITTING AT HOME PONDERING OVER WHAT TO DO OUR BITCHES ALL CAME INTO SEASON SO WE MATED ONE OF THEM AND ARE NOW EXPECTING PUPPIES NEXT MONTH.


CAROL

 

24TH MAY 2008

Hi all

We are just getting back to the dog shows after taking a break during the hot summer months and are having a lot of fun showing the dogs again and catching up with the many friends we have made at the shows.

At the moment we are only showing Rebel & Megan but are planning to bring some of the other dogs out in the near future.

Bye for now

Carol

 

10th AUGUST 2007

Hello

 

Bill and I are very happy to announce the launch of our Nobleshand Collie Rough website.

 

I hope everyone will enjoy viewing my website as much as I have enjoyed compiling it and now thanks to Wendy I have improved my computer skills and no excuses for not keeping my website updated.

 

It has taken some time to get it up and running as I still have my L plates on with my computer skills.  Many thanks to Wendy Weir of Blacklusset Collie Rough & Shetland Sheepdog Blue Merle kennels, who designed and installed the program and my front page and spent many hours giving me instructions on how to install all my pictures and information myself.

 

Looking forward to reading your comments

 

Carol Cross

 

28th AUGUST 2007

 

Hi all

 

Bill & I have just come home after doing the Central West Dog Circuit which covers Tullamore, Trundle, Condobolin, Bedgerabong, Peak Hill and Parkes.

 

We had a very successful time gaining Rebels last 1 point for his title on the first day and over the circuit Rebel won 4 Best of Breed, 5 Runner up Best of Breed and 3 Aust Bred in Group putting him on 183 points.

 

Megan won 1 Best of Breed & 3 Runner up Best of Breed putting her on 47 points.

 

Not only did we have lots of fun showing our 2 Collies we enjoyed catching up with friends we meet on this circuit each year.

 

Carol