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Gem - Cuardach Verity Diamonds and Ducks MX MXJ XF T2B (Born June 11, 2011)

OFA Hips Excellent and Elbows Normal

Out of "Danny" Am Grand CH Can CH Coomara's Emerald Isle Warrior and "Seeker" CH Cuardach Seek New Shores

Gem was the "olive" girl out of the Seeker/Danny litter.  She is a very sweet little girl and she loves to learn.  She was the first in the litter to explore everything.  She was the first to check out the agility tunnel, first to climb in the toy box, and the first to really wander in the woods.  She is very trainable and really loves to please.  She has a beautiful dark coat and very nice structure which should be great for her life as an agility dog.  Gem lives in Omaha with a long time Irish Water Spaniel person, Karen.  She shared her home with a wonderful male IWS named Nugget.  Unfortunately Nugget passed away in March 2013.  Hopefully Gem will have a new family member soon, a girl out of the Clark/Auryn litter.  She also lives with two cats.  She goes for walks in the fields and swimming every day.  Karen has done a lot of foundation agility training with Gem.  Gem learns everything so quickly and she's just a pistol.  She has flying running contacts.  Karen has done tons of socialization with Gem and she is really bold and outgoing.  Gem retrieved a bird and she is totally bird crazy.  Gem made her agility debut the weekend of November 2nd-4th, 2012.  Gem earned her first novice jumpers leg but more importantly, she ran focused and confidently.  Karen has put a great foundation on her for her future competitive agility careeer.  At Gem's second agility trial, Gem earned her novice jumpers with weaves title and her first open jumpers with weaves leg.  Gem earned her open jumpers with weaves title on May 18, 2013.  Gem earned her excellent jumpers title on September 1, 2013.  She also finished her novice standard agility title the same day.  Gem finished her open standard title on October 18, 2013.  Gem finished her excellent standard (AX) title and novice Fast title (NF) November 10, 2013.  Gem finished her T2B title January 18, 2013.  Gem finished 2013 as the #8 IWS in agility.  Not too bad considering she just got into the master level in the 2nd half of the year.  I got to see Gem and Karen run together when we met up at a trial in Michigan in May, 2014.  Karen did a fabulous job putting a foundation on Gem and she has great skills including beautiful running contacts.  While still a young team together, they are great together and have a great future.  Gem earned her first double Q on August 8th and her MXJ on August 10, 2014.  Gem earned her MX agility title on January 24, 2015.

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Gem doing weaves

12/24/2014                                                                                                     

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