“The Kid” (above) and friend all ready for the evening walk in Oregon.  “The Kid” is a great dog, and a wonderful ambassador for the breed.

The Kid is below with Santa as well.


Bella now lives and plays with The Kid.




Karloff—on left center—has a greeting card from his Agility photo.

Left is “Caleb” at just 6 months old.  Just below is Caleb a year later.  HAPPY doesn’t describe this dogs love of life.  NEW Champion!  Congrats Caleb!  So deserving.



Left and below center: “Hope” at 1 year and 3 years.

Littermate to “Hunter

Right: Parelli— a brilliant red brindle littermate to Desi

Hope and Parelli are 1/2 sisters, both out of Beatrys





Aurigan Life of Riley. Handled by his favorite person in the world.  Riley is a superb companion as well as an assistance dog for human health situations.

He lives in Oregon.

Sire: Ch. Phi-Vestavia Koltrain

Dam: Ch. Llynhill American Beauty, ROMB AOM


Riley is a 1/2 brother to Beatrys out of same mother, and also to Hunter by the same sire.

“Ceasar”  Ch. Somersun Dangerous Snowstorm.

Obviously not a Cardigan, Dayl’s cousin Katie Somers raises outstanding Regional and Sweepstakes Winning

English style Labradors in central Washington state. She usually has some blacks or yellows available.  Stud service and puppies.

Somersun Labs: click here for her website.#


Skyfire Labs is branching out into Cardigans!  Located in Ellensburg WA, “Parelli” is Desi’s littermate and gets to go to shows as well as herd their cows and goats!  Look for Parelli on the Young Hopefuls page.


If you like Labradors, check out these dogs! 

Friends and Family

Above left: Tia, age 14, still going strong! Tucker sitting pretty at 7 months old. Tucker is littermate to Bazinga.

Above, several years ago Lucy and Captain

(not very thrilled with the whole thing)

did pulling duty at the Memorial Day Parade with Teresa and Sierra working the shovel behind the 4-H horse group they were members of.

The dogs were in the 4-H Dog club as well.