2023 Wrap up – A Glance at Our Remarkable 2023 Achievements

Celebrating Success

I am so excited to share our 2023 Achievements!!!

As the year draws to a close, it’s with immense pride and joy that I take a moment to reflect on the incredible journey we’ve had so far. With puppies on the ground throughout the year, our own new puppy training adventures, and the culmination of a bustling semester, the pace has been relentless, but so have our accomplishments.

54 New Titles and Awards in 2023: A Triumph of Excellence

In the spirit of early celebration, I am thrilled to announce that we’ve already racked up an impressive 54 new titles and awards in 2023. This brings our total to 167 titles and awards as Standard Poodles of Forest Lakes, and 181 as dog owners. This milestone is a testament to the dedication, passion, and unwavering commitment that defines our pursuit of excellence in the world of standard poodles.

A Dynamic Year of Growth and Success

From the show ring to companion and performance sports, each achievement represents a step forward in our mission to produce healthy, well-balanced poodles with impeccable structure and temperament. The energy and vitality that our puppies bring to our breeding program are matched only by the enthusiasm with which we approach every challenge and opportunity.


The Power of Teamwork: Grading Projects and Shaping Futures

The challenges extend beyond the breeding world as the semester draws to a close. Grading large senior projects demands time, focus, and meticulous attention. However, my commitment to shaping the future of both my students and our beloved poodles remains unwavering.

Our team is truly a gift, comprising skilled groomers, dedicated veterinarians, compassionate vet techs, invaluable mentors, and our wonderful friends who are always ready to lend a hand. Their collective expertise and willingness to join me in puppy rearing have enabled us to offer our puppies an exceptional foundation and a positive beginning in life.

Looking Ahead: Anticipating Further Triumphs

With the year still unfolding, the excitement lingers as we anticipate a few additional titles and awards. Excitement fills the air, especially considering the delightful addition of the fabulous Am CH Martin and the puppies Artie, Gwen, and Alyria to our program. Artie has already secured his first title, and the anticipation builds for the upcoming achievements of Gwen and Alyria. The journey continues, and with every step, we reaffirm our dedication to the principles of preservation, health, and excellence.

Join Us in Celebrating Success!

As we celebrate our 2023 achievements, I invite you to share in the joy and excitement of this dynamic year. Stay tuned for more updates, victories, and heartwarming stories as we press forward, shaping the future one paw at a time.

Here’s to the achievements of 2023 and to the many more waiting on the horizon!

  • Alyria – Best Puppy in Show 
  • Artie – AKC VHMP
  • Deacon – UKC Grand Championship
  • Daphne – UKC Championship and Grand Championship
  • Callista – UKC Grand Championship and RACEN
    • AKC BCAT
  • Dior – UKC Championship, Grand Championship, RACEN, DASH, BIS
  • Feia – AKC Agility Excellent, Master Excellent Jumper, Open Agility, Open Agility Jumper, Novice Agility
  • Katie – UKC Emerald and Ruby Grand Champion Titles, RACEN, RACEA, 2 BIS, 2 RBIS
    • AKC Championship, BCAT
  • Martin – AKC Championship
  • Phoenix – UKC Championship, 3 BPIS, 4 RBPIS
  • Piper – UKC RACEA
  • Porsche – UKC DASH
    • VIP VCX
  • Quil – AKC DSA
  • Rhett – UKC DASH, RACEN, UWP
    • VIP VCX
    • ATD Certified Therapy Dog

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