Adam earns his OTCH!

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The team of Lisa Sinke and Adam – Fox River Naniboujou, earned their OTCH – Obedience Trial Champion title today.  Tons of work went into this win and I am so proud of all that she has done with this little black and tan English Cocker.


English Cocker puppies soon!

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We have bred our beautiful Shandy, Fox River Firefly to Justin, CH Dawnglow Justice.  Puppies expected this spring!  We haven’t had an English Cocker litter in four years.  We are excited!

1stmajor Sat Jan 16 2015 at Oshkosh

Another Welshie litter due!

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Our Dilly and Spike are due with a litter this spring with July placements.  Very excited about this litter! Well, we are excited about every litter.  They are all special!  Here is her ultrasound.  How many puppies do you see?



Welsh Springer puppies are here!

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feb 27 2016

Dibbins – CH Fox River Haf Gymraeg JH WD was bred to Polo – GCH CH Fox River Lambeau Leap CGC.  Dibbins whelped six beautiful puppies on the 27th of February.  She has three girls and three boys!



3 point major for Shandy this weekend!

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1stmajor Sat Jan 16 2015 at Oshkosh

Shandy (Fox River Firefly), seldom shown in conformation, took a 3 point major at the Saturday January 16th dog show in Oshkosh.  Thank you all my English Cocker friends for your help! Marie Murphy thanks for the photo!


Rally Excellent title for Violet

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Saturday, January 9th, Violet and I braved the wicked Wisconsin weather to travel to Ixonia to pick up that last leg toward her title.  Violet rose to the challenge!  She is now GCH CH Fox River Queen Anne’s Lace RE CD BN CGC.  Way to go Violet!RE 3rd leg Jan 9, 2016

New Champion-CH Fox River Haf Gymraeg JH WD – Dibbins

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Saturday December 5th, 2015 in Rosemont, Illinois, Dibbins handled by Birkleigh earned her final point to give her her breed championship.  We will be breeding Dibbins this spring.

Dibbins' CH Dec 5, 2015

An AWESOME weekend in November!

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Fox River Spaniels owners entered the Heartland Welsh Springer Spaniel supported entry in Winona, MN the first weekend in November.  It was a huge win for us.  Higgins went Best of Breed both days earning a 1st place in owner-handler and a 4th place in the regular group.  Our first time ever in the group rings!  Dibbins went Winners Bitch, Best of Winners and Best of Opposite on Saturday.  Winnie went  Winners Bitch and Best of Winners on Sunday.  Sully went Winners Dog on Sunday.  Dilly went Best of Opposite on Sunday.  Cammie Select Bitch also on Sunday.  And our newest, Saylor, took a group 4th in Best Puppy on Saturday.  We pretty much took all the wins this weekend – truly a weekend to remember!  Awesome friends and beautiful dogs.  So proud!

Winona Nov 2015 Sunday supported entryJudge Joseph Gregory with BOB – Higgins, BOS – Dilly, WD – Sully, WB and BOW – Winnie and  SB – Cammie on Sunday at the Heartland Supported Entry.  What a special day!

Fox River Spaniels - Winona 2015

Left to right:  Fox River Spaniels at the Heartland Supported Entry.  Mickey with Sully, Lisa with Cammie, Penny with Dilly, Andrea with Winnie and Higgins, Birk with Dibbins, Lynne with Car-Li and Ely, and Sara with Saylor. Thanks Hans for the picture! (c) Hans Muessig 2015






Our Second Junior Hunter This Month!

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Dibbins' JH Oct 18 2015

Lisa with Dibbins, Fox River Haf Gymraeg, earning her fourth leg and title on Sunday, October 18th at the Field Spaniel Hunt Test.  So very proud of these two!

Dibbins with her bird Summer 2015Photo by Melody Carranza

Sad news – we lost our Nora October 2.

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NORA - Fox River Ahnapee Trail TD NJP NAP CGC
NORA – Fox River Ahnapee Trail TD NJP NAP CGC

Nora  – Fox River Ahnapee Trail TD NJP NAP CGC was born on March 30, 2008 and passed away on October 2, 2015.  It is very quiet in the house.  She is deeply missed.