Scout is out of True (BISS Ch Madcap's Brilliant Virtue CD) and Jack (Ch Castlehill's Fynder's Keepers CD). Betty Wathne of Madcap Irish Water Spaniels was the breeder and Susan Tapp of Castlehill's Irish Water Spaniels was the co-breeder.
True is a very friendly dog and is always willing to kiss a face. IWS are supposed to be reserved with strangers, but True has never read that book! Nor has she ever taught this to her pups. In the field, she has a deep drive toward and love of birds. Physically, True is a strong, upstanding bitch, combining power with femininity. Her strengths are in her curly, crisp, profuse coat, lovely typical head and expression, and her striking outline. True finished her championship entirely out of the Bred by Exhibitor class, garnering her last points by going Best of Winners at the IWSCA National Specialty show. True won Best of Breed at the IWSCA National Specialty in 2003. True is OFA good for hips and OFA Thyroid normal. She produced three champions, including Scout, from her first litter. True lived to be over 12 years old.
Jack was born on March 25, 1996 and he passed away in June, 2009. He is OFA good for hips, OFA Normal for Elbows, OFA Normal for Shoulders, and OFA Thyroid normal. He is 25" tall and weights 68 pounds. He carries abundant coat that is correctly crisp with moderately tight curl. The color is moderately dark and exhibits the correct puce liver tones. His substance is correct for his size and he is a very balance dog with a magnificent headpiece. He has produced many champions. Jack has a very high working drive. He loves to work in obedience and thinks there is nothing much better than to go out training with his Mom. He is a joy to work with, especially when he looks into Sue's eyes with that sparkle as if to ask, what now Mom? Jack enjoys his "kids" Steve and Pete.
True and her Get
True with her get - Gabriel, Scout, Robert (2002)
True and Betty - Veteran Sweeps at the IWS National Specialty - 2007
True with her get (Gabe and Scout) winning 1st Place Brood Bitch at the 2007 National Specialty
True, with Scout and Megan, winning 1st place in the Generations class at the 2007 Specialty
Blaze (Scout's Grandmother) at 16.5 years of age at the 2007 National Specialty
Ch Castlehill's Blazing Madcap UD NA 11/8/90 - 9/4/07
Blaze (in front), True (Blaze's daughter on the left), Liberty (Scout's Daughter in the middle), and Scout (True's daughter on the right)
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