Top Barks Dog Training
Kind, fair and effective training
© Top Barks Dog Training 2017

My dogs

Owlspoint Trouble At Mill (Eric)

Bracco Italiano

One of 10 pups sired by BIS, BISS, Int Ch, Sh Ch Polcevera's Ercole ShCM (UK's  top bracco 2016) and out of  Birs Venator D'Ursus at Owlspoint ShCM (UK's top Bracco 2014) Eric is the new boy, the joker in the pack. With 5 best puppy in show awards including The scottish kennel club championship show August 2017 to show for his puppy career. This boy loves to show off but also loves to work. Eric won his first working test at just 10 months and loves to retrieve.

Thandiwe knight of Cydonia (Wallace)

Liver Field Spaniel

One of 5 pups sired by Sh.Ch./Ir Sh.Ch Kingsmist Eternal Knight Sh CM (Alfie) who was the top field spaniel in 2009 and out of the stunning Thandiwe Tempus Fugit to Bryncae (Ffion). Wallace joined the gang on January the 24th 2011 and has gone on to be a top winning show dog gaining a first place at Crufts in 2012. Wallace also enjoys agility, gun dog work and clicker training. He has found a new vocation as a teaching dog for Top Barks, as head of puppy socialisation.

Alfie

Chocolate Working Cocker Spaniel

Alfie arrived in September 2008 and has made excellent progress since then. He is an energetic and loveable character but started off his life in the wrong home and was due to be put to sleep through no fault of his own. He is now thriving as part of the Top Barks gang.

Thandiwe Arthur Sixpence (Arthur)

Liver Field Spaniel

One of 7 pups from a repeat mating sired by Sh.Ch./Ir Sh.Ch Kingsmist Eternal Knight Sh CM (Alfie) who was the top field spaniel in 2009 and out of the stunning Thandiwe Tempus Fugit to Bryncae (Ffion). Arthur joined the gang on September 10th 2012. In 2014 he had an amazing year becoming Champion Gundog at Yorkshire Game Fair. Arthur won his first CAC/CACIB at Rotterdam in 2016. Arthur has also proved his worth in the field, working regularly on shoots and winning working tests. In 2017, he was the top working field spaniel in the UK, winning the Wooliebourne Cup and the Micklemess Cup. He now competes at field trials and at open level in working tests. Arthur holds a show gundog certificate and has earned his working gundog certificate on dummies.

Bayley

Black Working Cocker Spaniel

Bayley came to me in February 2006 with no training or manners, and by May time he was earning me top marks in my College dog training tests. In August 2006 he won the Best Trick by Rescue Dog at the Wag and Bone Show. He has since gone on to reach an advanced standard of training.
Top Barks Dog Training
Kind, fair and effective training
© Top Barks Dog Training 2017

My dogs

Owlspoint Trouble

At Mill (Eric)

Bracco Italiano

One of 10 pups sired by BIS, BISS, Int Ch, Sh Ch Polcevera's Ercole ShCM (UK's  top bracco 2016) and out of  Birs Venator D'Ursus at Owlspoint ShCM (UK's top Bracco 2014) Eric is the new boy, the joker in the pack. With 5 best puppy in show awards including The scottish kennel club championship show August 2017 to show for his puppy career. This boy loves to show off but also loves to work. Eric won his first working test at just 10 months and loves to retrieve.

Thandiwe knight of

Cydonia (Wallace)

Liver Field Spaniel

One of 5 pups sired by Sh.Ch./Ir Sh.Ch Kingsmist Eternal Knight Sh CM (Alfie) who was the top field spaniel in 2009 and out of the stunning Thandiwe Tempus Fugit to Bryncae (Ffion). Wallace joined the gang on January the 24th 2011 and has gone on to be a top winning show dog gaining a first place at Crufts in 2012. Wallace also enjoys agility, gun dog work and clicker training. He has found a new vocation as a teaching dog for Top Barks, as head of puppy socialisation.

Alfie

Chocolate Working Cocker

Spaniel

Alfie arrived in September 2008 and has made excellent progress since then. He is an energetic and loveable character but started off his life in the wrong home and was due to be put to sleep through no fault of his own. He is now thriving as part of the Top Barks gang.

Thandiwe Arthur

Sixpence (Arthur)

Liver Field Spaniel

One of 7 pups from a repeat mating sired by Sh.Ch./Ir Sh.Ch Kingsmist Eternal Knight Sh CM (Alfie) who was the top field spaniel in 2009 and out of the stunning Thandiwe Tempus Fugit to Bryncae (Ffion). Arthur joined the gang on September 10th 2012. In 2014 he had an amazing year becoming Champion Gundog at Yorkshire Game Fair. Arthur won his first CAC/CACIB at Rotterdam in 2016. Arthur has also proved his worth in the field, working regularly on shoots and winning working tests. In 2017, he was the top working field spaniel in the UK, winning the Wooliebourne Cup and the Micklemess Cup. He now competes at field trials and at open level in working tests. Arthur holds a show gundog certificate and has earned his working gundog certificate on dummies.

Bayley

Black Working Cocker

Spaniel

Bayley came to me in February 2006 with no training or manners, and by May time he was earning me top marks in my College dog training tests. In August 2006 he won the Best Trick by Rescue Dog at the Wag and Bone Show. He has since gone on to reach an advanced standard of training.