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Saturday, September 5th 2015

8:07 AM

Trey has found his new home

Our little boy, Trey, has found a loving home with Joshua Loder. We hope you make great companions. 





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Wednesday, July 8th 2015

11:00 AM

Skye has found her Forever Home

Meet Skye. Her mom is our girl, Kasey, and her dad is our Grand Champion boy, Joey. She is one of the sweetest puppies ever! Skye has found her Forever Home with the Lilley's.

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Tuesday, July 7th 2015

6:45 AM

Visit us on Facebook

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Tuesday, June 30th 2015

9:32 AM

Joey's Summer 2015 Ad

Here is Joey's ad in the Summer 2015 issue of The Royal Spaniels magazine.
Joey is such a sweet boy. He seems to be passing that love bug temperament onto his children as well.

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Monday, June 1st 2015

9:47 AM

Goodbye Charlie.

Today we sadly said goodbye to our friend, Charlie, AKC Champion Ravenrush Quote Me.  He was 12 years old but could still smell a girl in heat a mile away. His heart was strong and his spirit was too. Unfortunately, he developed a cancerous tumor on his leg that grew too fast to tame. You will be missed, Charlie. I hope there are lots of girls for you to chase in Heaven.

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Thursday, December 25th 2014

2:04 AM

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The lovely lady in the photo is our girl, Gigi. Photo by Christian Cornwell.

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Thursday, October 16th 2014

6:19 AM


Our lovely boy, Hartscontent Americano Supreme became a GRAND CHAMPION earlier this year.  Thank you to all the judges who recognized his quality.  Thank you Pat Martello for handling him so expertly in the show ring.  And big thanks to Linda and Glen McKinnon for letting us have Joey in the first place.  He holds a very special place in my heart! 

This was Joey's ad in the Spring 2014 issue of The Royal Spaniels magazine. 

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Wednesday, December 25th 2013

2:11 AM

Merry Christmas 2013

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Saturday, May 5th 2012

6:49 AM


We are pleased to announce that our little black and tan girl, Gigi - Stonehaven's Thank Heaven for Lil Girls, was Winners Bitch/Best of Opposite Sex today at the Delaware Valley Toy Dog Fanciers show! Thanks to Judge Lydia Hutchinson for the final major and to Patricia Martello for handling Gigi and taking such great care of her.
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Monday, March 12th 2012

1:38 AM

More photos on Facebook

Lily's puppies are almost 4 weeks old.  This little girl is waving to all of her fans.

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Friday, February 24th 2012

5:28 AM

More points for Gigi.

At the Wallkill Kennel Club show, Gigi won Winners Bitch and Best of Opposite Sex. The judge was Mrs. Paula Hartinger and Gigi was handled by Patricia Martello.  Now she just needs one more major and she will be an AKC Champion. She's entered is some more shows in a few weeks.  Keep your fingers crossed. 

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Friday, February 24th 2012

3:36 AM

Lacey's Babies

Lacey would like to introduce her new babies ~ 4 black and tan girls ~ born 2/18/12. (AKC/CKC Ch. Stonehaven's Muddy Waters x Leelyn Lilac Lace)

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Tuesday, February 14th 2012

7:08 AM

Happy Valentine's Day!!

Here are my two Valentine's Day presents...little girls given to me by my Lily (Ch. Stonehaven's Lily of the Valley) and sired by Tyler (Ch. Lanola Santiago) born 2/14/12.

And here is Mama giving them a hug. 

Sorry for the poor quality images - they were taken via cell phone late at night.

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Tuesday, January 17th 2012

3:24 AM

Gigi gains some more points

Gigi was in Buffalo, NY this weekend for the dog shows being held there. She won Winners Bitch and Best of Opposite Sex all three days of the show.  Judges were: Dr. Roger Pritchard, Mr. Frank Washabaugh, and Mrs. Barbara Dempsey Alderman. Gigi was lovingly shown by Pat Martello each day.  Gigi is closing in on her AKC Champion title. 
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Thursday, December 22nd 2011

12:20 AM

Merry Christmas!

The boys left to right are Jacob (11), Eli (5), and Christian (13) the dogs left to right are Ch. Stonehaven's Lily of the Valley (5), Lily, and Ch. Lazycroft's Honey Ryder (2). You can see the dogs really loved their reindeer hats.
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Thursday, December 8th 2011

10:53 PM

Over Vaccinating

I try to talk to my puppy buyers about the dangers of over vaccinating. Here is a good article on the subject:
Lifelong Immunization.

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Friday, December 2nd 2011

11:28 PM

Miss Gigi

Gigi's show win photo arrived today.  Isn't she a beauty.  I just love this girl.  That's Gigi's handler, Pat Martello, at the other end of the leash and Judge Randy Garren beside them.  Doesn't Pat make that coat of hers look amazing?  Thanks Pat!

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Sunday, November 20th 2011

11:42 PM

Gigi struts her stuff

Gigi does it again today in Syracuse, NY.  She takes Winners Bitch at the Del-Otse-Nango Kennel Club show under Judge Mrs. Charlotte Patterson. Yay Gigi and thanks again to Pat Martello for handling her so beautifully! She's over half way to her AKC Champion title now.  
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Saturday, November 19th 2011

4:16 AM

Gigi Gets a Major

Yay! Today Miss Gigi won a 3 point major at the Centeral NY Kennel Club Show in Syracuse, NY under Judge Mr. Randy Garren. Gigi was expertly handled by Ms. Pat Martello.  Great job girls!!

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Tuesday, November 1st 2011

10:05 PM

Available Puppies

I'm sorry, at this time we do not have any puppies available.  Our next litter will probably be mid-Winter.  A few of our friends have puppies. Contact Mary Pat Brunson in NY at mpbrunson@rochester.rr.com to learn more about her new litter. And you can also check out the East Coast Cavalier Breeders website by clicking HERE.
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Friday, October 21st 2011

4:02 AM

Gigi Wins in Springfield!

Yay! Today Gigi won Winners Bitch and Best of Winners in Springfield, MA under Judge Mr. Thomas Nesbitt at the Albany Kennel Club, Inc. show. Thanks Pat Martello for your expert handling skills!
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Saturday, October 8th 2011

4:16 AM

Get that hair straight!

I get a lot of emails from Cavalier owners asking how come their Cavalier has wild and crazy hair while most of our dogs have nice, straight, sleek hair.  There are a few answers.  First of all, you need to make sure you are feeding a good diet to your dog - no fillers, supermarket foods, etc.  Next, it is quite common for spayed and neutered dogs to grow a longer, fluffier coat.  But, the main reason our dogs coats lay flat and straight is because we train them to be that way.

A MUST HAVE for a Cavalier owner is a drying coat.  I can't even imagine life without one.  This is why I own half a dozen.     My favorite drying coat on the market is made by Savannah Sue.  They come in all sorts of patterns and colors.  They fit great and work super. Plus, I think the price is quite reasonable.  (Visit her online at: www.savannahsue.com) You can take a measurement of your Cavalier to get an exact fit.  Most of my Cavaliers wear her small size. 

If you have a wild haired Cavalier and want to get that smooth coated look, here are some basics - start out by brushing your dog thoroughly (use a detangler spray) giving your dog a nice bath. Use a dog shampoo and then use a good quality dog conditioner. Towel dry your dog and you can use the detangler spray again if there are lots of tangles.  Brush the coat out and begin blow drying.  Get the ears 100% dry. If you leave them damp, it can promote ear infections and they will kink up and most likely have an odor to them.  Then dry the fringe on the legs, belly, tail and chest. By now the back has probably dried a little on it's own.  You can dry it a little more, or leave it as is. 

Now take some leave in conditioner.  I like Plush Puppy Reviva Coat foam.  Put it down the top of the back, the side and over the rump area.  Use a greyhound type comb and brush the hair down totally flat and smooth. 

Put the drying coat on, taking care to keep that hair flat as you put it on.  Try to tuck the hair on the neck down in neatly, so it doesn't form a ridge. 

I recommend putting the dog in a crate now.  Otherwise like like to exhibit "Wet Dog Syndrome" and will start rolling and rubbing on everything.     Leave them in their crate for a few hours.  You can even do this at bedtime and leave them in overnight.  Make sure they are totally dry before removing the coat.  Remove the coat, brush the hair and VOILA!  Your dog will look great.

However, if your dog has had this poofy coat for a long time, it may take several baths to get the hair tamed and trained to lay down.  To begin with, I recommend bathing them every 7-10 days.  Once the coat is staying flat for longer periods, you can extend the time in between your grooming sessions.

Below is a picture of Gigi in her Savannah Sue's drying coat:

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Monday, October 3rd 2011

11:57 PM

Gigi Hits The Show Ring

Ms. Gigi (Stonehaven Thank Heaven For Lil Girls) has started her show career.  She started out her first show by going Reserve Winners Bitch at the Berk's County Kennel Club show in Macungie, PA on 9/18/11. There are no points for this win, but it is still a nice way to start out.

Gigi's next weekend of showing was at the Butler County Kennel Club show in Prospect, PA on 9/24/11 where Judge Sandy Wheat awarded her Best of Breed. 

Gigi is off to a good start.  She will be back in PA on 10/8 for a Cavalier Specialty show.

Gigi is shown by the talented Pat Martello. 

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Monday, September 12th 2011

11:58 PM

In Memory of Kaleigh

We are very saddened by the loss of our young girl, Kaleigh.  Her stay with us was much too short. 
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