Puppies!

Puppies!

Maeve and her puppies, born November 26. See the Litter page for more information and photos.

 

Planned Litter

Butters - GCH DC Surrey Hill's Golden Boy, LCM, TRP, DPC - Photo by Patrick McNeill

The lovely Maeve – Am.Can.Ch. Alcyon Twinkle Toes – has been bred to the the incomparable Butters – GCH DC Surrey Hill's Golden Boy, LCM, TRP, DPC! Puppies anticipated about Dec. 1st. See the Litter page for more information.

 
Maeve - Ch. Alcyon Twinkle Toes
 

Summer 2014 News

We went to the Canadian National weekend in Abbottsford, BC.

At the National Specialty on Saturday, July 3rd, Our youngster JP (Can.Ch.Serendipity Malarkey at Whimsy ex Am.Can.Ch. Lost Creek Smile Jamaica) was RWD from Bred by under judge Cathie Brown, England – his 1st time in the ring!

 

And not to be outdone……

His dad, Hokum, went all the way to BOB from Open to finish his championship in style. Handled by the impeccable Lorna Leinbach under breeder judge, Lynne Underwood (Epinard), USA at the Whippet Club of BC’s specialty the next day!

Can.Ch. Serendipity Malarkey at Whimsy, ARX, DPCX, TRP, PR-2 (Ch. Shamasan Hound-Hill Cherokee, ARX, DPCX, RN ex Can.Ch. Serendipity Skylark, FCH, DPC, TRPX, SR, OTR), breeder Beth Levine, owner Mary Downing.

 
 

Spring 2013 News

Serendipity Malarkey at Whimsy, ARX, DPCX, TRP, PR-2 - Hokum

Hokum finished his ARX and DPCX titles in May, making him our first ever racing champion!
New photos of Hokum taken at the AWC National have been posted on Our Whippets.

 
Alcyon A Bit of Whimsy at Morlais, aka Dylan, wins the Am.Bred Dog class at the AWC National in Eugene, OR, April, 2013 under judge Mary Beth Arthur. Handled by co-breeder Mary Downing, for owners Frank and Sallie Richards, Ft. Bragg, CA.

Alcyon A Bit of Whimsy at Morlais, aka Dylan, wins the Am.Bred Dog class at the AWC National in Eugene, OR, April, 2013 under judge Mary Beth Arthur. Handled by co-breeder Mary Downing, for owners Frank and Sallie Richards, Ft. Bragg, CA. See more info about Dylan on Whimsy Family.

 
Hannah Nichols goes Best Junior at the AWC Nat’l. in Eugene, OR w/ Rico (Ch. Whimsy’s Play Me A Tune)

Hannah Nichols goes Best Junior at the AWC Nat’l. in Eugene, OR w/ Rico (Ch. Whimsy’s Play Me A Tune).

 
MBSS Am.Can.Ch.Lost Creek Malted Milk Whimsy - the old man strutting his stuff at the 2013 AWC National Specialty in the Veteran class at almost 14 years of age.

MBSS Am.Can.Ch.Lost Creek Malted Milk Whimsy - the old man strutting his stuff at the 2013 AWC National Specialty in the Veteran class at almost 14 years of age. See more info about Marley on Whippet Family.

 

New puppy pix!

6 week photos by Jeff Bedell.

Thank you Jeff Bedell for the great photos of the puppies enjoying the 4th of July. Check out the Litters page for the complete gallery.

New puppy pix!

3.5 week portraits by Kirsten Hopperstad.

Thank you Kirsten Hopperstad for the beautiful portraits of our Hokum x Jamaica litter at 3.5 weeks of age. Check out the Litters page for the complete gallery.

Welcome puppies!

Hokum x Jamaica puppies at 2.5 weeks. Photo by David Cassell.

We are pleased to introduce our newest litter of 6 boys and 2 girls, born May 22, 2012, sired by Serendipity Malarkey at Whimsy (AKC/ARX pointed) out of Am.Can.Ch. Lost Creek Smile Jamaica. See the Litters page for more info and photos.

Goodbye Schatzee...

Schatzee

We sadly say goodbye to Jamaica's little girl - Whimsy's Ruby Red, better known as Schatzee, owned and loved by Bob and Deb Wilkin. Feb. 6, 2009 - Dec.31, 2011.

Introducing...

Alice

Introducing Alice, our keeper from the Bongo x Tykhi litter.

 
Treadway Fifth Estate at Whimsy - Peter

Our young Truman son Peter - Treadway Fifth Estate at Whimsy - attends his first match and goes BOB, GR.1 and takes RWD on Sunday at the Whidbey Is. show, Nov. 19, 2011.

They're here...

Tykhi and 2 day old pups

They're Here! Whelped August 18th, 5 boys, 4 girls. See Litters for more information.

Hannah and Rico at Eukanuba...

Rico - Whimsy's Play Me A Tune

Hannah Nichols and Rico (Whimsy's Play Me A Tune) enjoying some free time in Long Beach, CA in Dec. 2010 as they participate at the Eukanuba. Hannah qualified for both the Eukanuba and Westminster this past year. Hannah does her own training and Rico is one of those rare Whippets that can't wait to go into the ring with his favorite person. They are a great team. Hannah has pointed Rico in the breed ring as well as showing and winning with Rico's sis - Can. Ch. Whimsy's Lovin' Spoonful. Look for this team in the Jrs. ring and regular ring in 2011.

We've updated our litters page with information about our planned litter this Spring. Finally, check out the new photos of Diva, Speedo, Monika, Toby, Rupert, Tyra, Corbin, Kai, and Sienna.

Flash! First time in the ring...

Serendipity Malarkey at Whimsy, ringside candid courtesy of Les Korcala, Dog Actions FotosSerendipity Malarkey at Whimsy at 6-1/2 months, goes WD under Dr. D. Gill at Whidbey Island KC show on Nov. 20th. Hokum is by Ch. Shamasan Hound-Hill Cherokee, ARX, DPCX, RN ex Can. Ch. Serendipity Skylark, Fld.Ch., DPC, TRPX, SR, OTR.
 
Serendipity Malarkey at Whimsy, ringside candid courtesy of Les Korcala, Dog Actions Fotos

And on Sunday Whidbey weekend...

Can. Ch. Whimsy's Over The Moon, ringside candid courtesy of Les Korcala, Dog Actions FotosCan. Ch. Whimsy’s Over The Moon (Am.Can.Ch.Whimsy’s Bananas Foster ex Can. Ch. Alcyon A Rumor of Whimsy) goes WD/BOW under Ms. Bernadette Cox. Murphy needs a major to finish...
 
Can. Ch. Whimsy's Over The Moon, ringside candid courtesy of Les Korcala, Dog Actions Fotos

Summer shows...

Whimsy's Swiftsure Coruba Gold - Corbin

Corbin - Whimsy's Swiftsure Coruba Gold takes BOW at Western Washington Hound Assoc .under Eric White and BOW at the All Hound Club of Bellingham show under Jay Cunningham. He now needs a single to finish. Owned by Chadd & Misti Bowen, handled by co-breeder Linda Buchholz.

 
Kai - Whimsy's Swiftsure Kilo Kai

Kai - Whimsy's Swiftsure Kilo Kai takes the breed from the classes at WWWA specialty in August under Betty Stites and BOW at the All Hound Club of Bellingham show in Sept. under Jocelyn Gagne.

 
Cruz - Whimsy's Swiftsure Cruzan Gold

Cruz - Whimsy's Swiftsure Cruzan Gold taking the breed at the Sighthound Club of BC specialty under Hal Pybus. Cruz is major pointed in the states as well. Both Kai and Cruz live with co-breeder Linda Buchholz.

 
Murphy - Can. Ch. Whimsy's Over The Moon

Murphy - Can. Ch. Whimsy's Over The Moon is WD at AHCB under Jocelyn Gagne

 
Rico - Whimsy's Play Me A Tune

Rico - Whimsy's Play Me A Tune goes BOW both days at Wenatchee KC with owner/handler Hannah Nichols. Hannah took two more Best Jrs. At these shows as well. She is Eukanuba qualified.

 
Lovey - BISS Can. Ch. Whimsy's Lovin' Spoonful

Lovey - BISS Can. Ch. Whimsy's Lovin' Spoonful with her junior handler Hannah Nichols at the AHCB where she was RWB both days. Lovey was BOB at the Lower Mainland Whippet Specialty in BC under Iva Kimmelman (Merci Isle)

 
Maeve - Ch. Alcyon Twinkle Toes

Maeve - Ch. Alcyon Twinkle Toes finishes her championship at Sammamish KC with a breed win and Group 3rd. Breed judge: Eva Berg, Group judge: Mary Ann Alston. Maeve is bred, owned/handled by Christine Hopperstad, co-owned by Whimsy.

 
Maeve - Ch. Alcyon Twinkle Toes
 

Introducing our newest addition...

Hokum - Serendipity Malarkey at Whimsy - at 9 weeks

I'm pleased to introduce our newest addition, Serendipity Malarkey at Whimsy. Hokum was bred by Beth Levine of Serendipity Whippets. He was born April 22, 2010, sired by Ch. Shamasan Hound-Hill Cherokee, ARX, DPCX, RN ex Can.Ch. Serendipity Skylark, FCH, DPC, TRPX, SR, OTR.

 

Canadian National Weekend brags!

SBIS Am.Can.Ch. Whimsy's Lovin' Spoonful - Lovey

What a thrill! Lovey won BOB under breeder-judge Iva Kimmelman at the Lower Mainland Whippet Association specialty the day before the Canadian National! Thank you to our friend Jenn Hughes for handling Lovey to this presigious win.

 
Am.Can.Ch. Whimsy's Over the Moon, PR - Murphy

Not to be outdone by his sister, two days later at LMWA's show and go, Murphy won his stake in the coursing trial and then went on to win WD/BOW to finish his Canadian Championship in the afternoon!

Spring Brags!

Whimsy's Swiftsure Coruba Gold

Whimsy's Swiftsure Coruba Gold wins the 12-18 mos. class at the AWC Nat'l. in Tucson under Mr. Russell McFadden. We are extremely proud of this young boy who now has 9 pts/1 major in 4 weekends of shows.

 
Whimsy's Swiftsure Coruba Gold
 
Hannah and Rico

We are also so proud of Hannah Nichols and Rico (Whimsy's Play Me A Tune) who won Best Junior on Saturday, June 12th at Puyallup/Tacoma cluster.

 

And last but not least, Lovey was WB on Saturday under Pat Ulloa and WB/BOW under Noreen Cartwright at the Puyallup/Tacoma Cluster. She now has 13 pts...but the majors broke both days.

New Canadian Champion!

New CanCH Lovey

Lovey, now Can. Ch. Whimsy's Lovin' Spoonful finishes with a BOB at Ladies KC on Jan. 29th. Judge: Mr. T. Doxtater; and the next day takes the Breed under Ms. L. Kraft (pictured). A huge 'thank you' to Linda Buchholz for handling Lovey all weekend!

 
Corbin

We are also proud of brothers Corbin (Whimsy's Swiftsure Coruba Gold, owned by Chadd & Misti Bowen and bred by myself and Linda Buchholz) and Cruz (Whimsy's Swiftsure Cruzan Gold, bred and co-owned by myself and Linda) who both won the points their first time in the show ring and are major pointed from the puppy class!

 
Cruz

Beezus in her new home

New photo of Beezus in her new home added to the Litter page.

 

8 Week Puppy Pix!

8 week photos of the Henry x Bally puppies added to the Litter page.

 

More Updates!

5.5 week photos of the Henry x Bally puppies added to the Litter page.
New photos of Truman, Jamaica, Murphy and Lovey added to the Whippets page.

 

Updates!

Pedigree and 4 week photos of the Henry x Bally puppies added to the Litter page.
Photos, pedigrees and information added to the Whippets' pages.

 

We Have Puppies!

We are pleased to announce the birth of the Henry x Bally litter: 3 boys and 5 girls, born September 19, 2009!

See the Litter page for more informtion and photos.