Carannagh Kennels

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Home of Anne Perkins and redheaded friends
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All breeding stock has Canadian Championships as do several of my breeding owned by others – usually piloted by friend and handler Graeme Burdon or his daughter Emily. Three have Canadian Grand Championships, and another three have some of the points required. Can GCH Kieran of Carannagh (Caleb), owned by Sheila Davidson, also has his American Championship and is 3 points short of his American Grand Championship.

Show Conformation Irish Setter Georgia

Ch Carannagh’s Georgia finished her Canadian Championship with a Group One, St Catherine’s Ontario (2009). Georgia also has her Rally Novice Title and won the 2013 Irish Setter Club of Canada (ISCC) Versatility Award (conformation + rally).

Georgia is the mother of two Carannagh litters and grand-mother of another to date.

Shown winning under international Judge Nils Molin, with Graeme.

Show Conformation Irish Setter Callen

GCh Carannagh’s Callen is Georgia’s son out of Ch Maronova’s Summer Inspiration “Connor” CD, FDJ, RN. 6 best puppies in group, RWD at the Ottawa Valley All Setter Association (OVASA) Specialty from the puppy class, and 2 group wins. He completed his championship at 16 months and his grand championship 2 months later. He also has one rally novice and one field dog junior leg, both to be completed when time allows.

Best Puppy in Group at 8 months under international judge Annika Ulltvent-Moe.

Show Conformation Irish Setter Ciara

GCh Carannagh’s Mo “Ciara” Lind RN is Callen’s full sister. She is co-owned with Maureen Sargeant of Kingston. Ciara finished her championship and grand championship easily and was awarded two group placements in the process. She also has strong hunting instincts, but has not yet found the time to pursue her first field title.

Shown winning Select Bitch - Grand Championship under Judge Virginia Lyne at the Ottawa Valley All Setter Association booster at Arnprior 2015 booster at Arnprior 2015.

Show Conformation Irish Setter Caleb

Can GCh and Am Champion Kieran of Carannagh “Caleb” completed his Am Championship in 4 weekends. He is owned by Sheila Davidson and lives with his littermate Brandi. He is Callen and Ciara’s half-brother from an earlier litter by Connor and Ch Carannagh’s Lindy O’Burgandyrun FDJ, RN, 2004 and 2011 ISCC versatility award winner.

Best Winners Fall 2014 Syracuse under Judge Roger Hartinger 2 majors same weekend – off to a good start.

Thanks to the love and dedication of their owners, five of eleven puppies in the 2013 litter achieved their Canadian Championships by 20 months of age, and some have also completed performance titles.

Show Conformation Irish Setter Redford

Ch Carannagh’s Little Redford PCD finished his championship from the puppy classes. Named after his great-great uncle Ch Carannagh’s Redford CD FDJ, he is also owned and loved by Mike Burke. Redford and house-mate Irish Bonnie Rose PCD, RN, FDJ live near Ottawa. He was the first of the five champions in his litter from mom Georgia and dad Ch Fairline Rafferty.

Best Baby Puppy in Group at 2014 OKC spring show under international Judge Chris Graham of New Zealand, with Emily.

Show Conformation Irish Setter Jiggs

4 GCh points at 2015 OVASA specialty under Breeder-Judge
Joan Colbourn with Jennie handling

Ch Carannagh’s Jiggs Dinner PCD, RN, RI, owned and loved by Jennie Mullowney and Greg Snyder, finished his championship at 18 months and had already acquired 11 grand championship points 2 months later. Jiggs also shows great promise in obedience and rally, and is working on his FDJ under the careful hand of Greg.

“Dinner” refers to St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Newfoundland – but I doubt his owners (or breeder) ever thought they would see it in print!

Show Conformation Irish Setter Caileigh

Ch Carannagh’s Caileigh finished her championship at 17 months under Judge Jocelyne Gagne, and by years-end had 6 grand championship points. In November 2015 she qualified as a service dog in Toronto.

Caileigh lives with Dennis and Christine Phillips where she also manages their house-hold as well as her uncle Carannagh’s Connor’s Boy

Caileigh wins her Canadian Championship, May 2015 in Ottawa, handled by Emily

Show Conformation Irish Setter Seamus

Seamus off around the ring at Arnprior in April 2015.

Carannagh’s Seamus completed his Canadian Championship at Valley in June 2015 at 18 months under international judge Franklin Van Der Spuy of South Africa, and currently has 4 grand championship points. He is owned by Gord and Anne Jones and shows great promise in rally and obedience.

Show Conformation Irish Setter Cara Rose

New Champion Cara with International
Judge Erik Johansson of Sweden, at TIKO August 2015

Ch Carannagh’s Cara Rose is the fifth of her litter to be awarded her Canadian championship, finishing at the Thousand Islands Kennel and Obedience Club show in August 2015. She is owned and loved by Carole Champion and her great uncle Ch. Carannagh Mac “Shayne” O’Cashel (Ch Silverstone Sundance Kid “Sonny” FDJ x Ch Carannagh’s Rua “Rose”).