Photo by Jenny Brice
At six years and three months Nelson was challenge dog and BOB, Feb.2012
Now semi-retired Nelson only makes an appearance now and then.
Certified heart clear
November 2011 at 6 years of age
issued by Dr Josephine Dandrieux,
We don't say what we think of this dog,
we let the breed specialists say it for us .................
Nelson's results and critiques say it all.
~~ NUMBER 1 MALE CAVALIER IN WA FOR 2008 ~~
As per DoL Pointscore
` BEST IN GROUP & BEST OPEN IN GROUP `
August 2009 Judge M Bungey, WA (Toy specialist)
~~ Best Intermediate in Show ~~
CKCS Specialty Show, South Australia April 2008
Judge, Mrs Janice Spark, England, Darlsett Cavaliers
'Smart blenheim dog of substance with beautiful head
carrying well set ears large dark eyes and soft muzzle
with jet black pigment giving the desired soft expression.
He is short coupled with a spirit level topline
and true angulation giving him good balance and movement.'
Nelson's progeny on the same weekend were:
Best Baby Puppy in Show, Toy Dog CLub of SA (Pasco)
Opposite Sex Baby Puppy in Show, CKCS Club SA Specialty (Pasha)
~~~~ MULTI IN GROUP AND IN SHOW WINNER ~~~~
including 3 first places at Cavalier speciality shows interstate
Nelson has been placed at most interstate
specialty shows by UK judges.
Placed at the CKCS Club of Canberra show Nov. 2008
Judge Mrs S Hindle, England.
and Mrs Norma Inglis, Carigowl Cavalier, England:
'A lot to like about this one. Richly coloured Blenheim coat with pearly white markings catch the attention. Loved his eyes. Big, dark and soulful. Small and tidy body shape but not so collected on the move as 1 and 2. Seemed more relaxed after class placed. I liked him"