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HEALTH / LITTERS

"Acquiring a dog may be the only opportunity a human ever has
to choose a relative." — Mordecai Wyatt Johnson

GCH O'Dobhailien O'Halloran Heritage JH "Reig"
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CH O'Dobhailien Celtic Treasure "CT"

Both Reig and CT have their CHIC health certificates indicating they have had the AKC parent club's (IRWSAA's) recommended health screenings prior to being bred. Their results are listed on the OFFA.org website and copies of individual test results go into individual puppy packets for new owners.

Pups due the first week of March 2019. Inquiries welcome at evandevlin@aol.com

 
Sire: GCH O'Dobhailien O'Halloran Heritage JH, "Reig"
Reig has OFA Excellent hips, OFA normal thyroid, normal CAER (formerly CERF) eyes,
is CLAD clear, PRA-1 clear, and VwD clear (done for fund raiser)

Reig's puppy pic is featured in David Knox Blake's book
The Curious History of Irish Native Breeds.

Reig was photographed in Oct 2018 for a future issue of The Upland Almanac.
Reig's GGgrandmother, Fiona O'Dobhailien, was the breeds hunting representative on The Berreta Bird Hunter's Journal's episode on the IRWS which aired on the OLN.


Dam: CH O'Dobhailien Celtic Treasure, "CT"
CH O'Dobhailien Celtic Treasure, "CT," has OFA Good hips, OFA normal thyroid,
normal CAER eyes, is CLAD and PRA -1 clear.

On the AKC website under the history portion of the IRWS there are 4 photos of IRWS. http://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/irish-red-and-white-setter/detail/#0 The first three of the four photos are of our IRWS. Lougherne Harvest (our foundation male from Vincent Brennan in N. Ireland) is shown in step with his 8 week old great grandson O’Dobhailien Cashel Toryn, O’Dobhailien Tralee is detail #1. AKC has cropped out her bird holder full of woodcock, and detail #2 is of CH O’Dobhailien "Shields" Promise retrieving a quail. Shields is maternal grandfather of the litter, Celtic Treasure's sire.

CT's dam is O'Dobhailien "Kelsey" Mourne JH. Kelsey's sire CH O'Dobhailien Vincent's Pride JH aka "Vinnie" is in AKC's 21st Edition of The New Complete Dog Book. Vinnie is shown on page 119 hunting in South Dakota at the pheasant opener.


Our breeding program starts with proven gun dogs. We breed to the standard of Ireland's Irish Red and White Setter Club and the Irish Red and White Setter Association of America. As Irish Red and White breeders we subscribe to and endorse the code of ethics and the best breeding practices as described by the Irish Red and White Setter Association of America, of which we are members. All of our stock is CLAD (canine luekocyte adhesion disorder) clear. We test our breeding stock within one year of being bred for normal CERF (Canine Eye Registration Foundation) eyes, and normal thyroid. Breeding stock that we use have either good or excellent OFA hips. Puppy packets containing health clearances of both parents accompany our puppies when they leave for their new homes.

We breed only from stock that is considered pure, having originated from Ireland and having been registered by the Irish Kennel Club as Irish Red and White Setters.

Pedigrees of our O'Dobhailien IRWS may be found at www.wroxhamgundogs.co.uk

 

 

 

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