Spring Hunt Test Results
April Mallon May 28th, 2019
It's been a quiet spring on the hunt test front as we have been busy with puppies, but we did have 2 dogs finish their FDJ titles! Congratulations to Georgia (pictured, Lowgun x Shade 2016) handled by Nicole Kteily, and to Brier (Sam x Shade 2016) handled by Darcie Godwin, for finishing up the last legs they needed, and with STYLE! Georgia received a score of 100 (Top Dog of the Day) and 98, and Brier received a 98 at the GSPC test on May 18th.
Field Futurity Placement at Nationals!
April Mallon January 1, 2019
We were very proud of our co-owned boy, Brier, who placed 4th in his Field Futurity at the WCA National Field Championships! Brier spent the summer with pro trainer Nikolaus Scharpf. Nikolaus handled Brier in a couple warm up trials and brought home a few ribbons in Derby as well. Now 2 years old, Brier has graduated out of Derby and will take on more advanced field training this spring and summer.
Two New WCA Titles!
April Mallon October 1, 2018
Congratulations to Belle and Shade for two new WCA titles this fall! Belle, handled by April received her Shooting Dog (SD) title. Shade, handled by JR, also received her SD title. Both girls ran on September 22nd at the North Michigan Weim Club Ratings Tests, held in LeRoy, Michigan. Thanks to the NMWC for a great day!
Sally Earns a NAVHDA Utility Prize!
April Mallon August 30, 2018
Huge congratulations to Sally (NorthLink's Get My Shotgun JH CGC NAVHDA NA I (112) UTIII) and owner Carey Killion for their success in the Finger Lakes NAVHDA Utility Test on August 25th, 2018! They achieved a Prize III (162) on their first attempt and we are so proud, and happy that we get to cheer them on from the sidelines! Carey has done all her own training with the help and support of the Finger Lakes Chapter. Great work girls!
Fall NAVHDA & Hunt Test Results!
April Mallon September 11, 2017
Congratulations to 3 of the Sam x Shade puppies who tested in NAVHDA Natural Ability this fall, as well as Leif (Otto x Ziggy) who finished his FDJ title! All 4 dogs were handled by their novice handlers. Congratulations to the following owner/handler teams:
NorthLink's Hurry Hard NAVHDA NA I "Brier" & Darcie Godwin - Prize I (107)
NorthLink's Amazing Grace NAVHDA NA I (112) "Grace" & Maureen Owens - Prize I (112)
NorthLink's Head Down Tail Up NAVHDA NA II "Hunter" & Dale Chislett - Prize II (108)
NorthLink's Original Six FDJ NAVHDA NA II "Leif" & Darcie Godwin - CKC Field Dog Junior Leg #3 (94/100)
Spring NAVHDA & Hunt Test Results!
April Mallon June 6, 2017
Congratulations to 4 of the Lowgun x Shade puppies who tested in NAVHDA Natural Ability this spring, as well as Leif (Otto x Ziggy) who made his hunt test debut. We are incredibly proud of their results and grateful to their dedicated owners for preparing them and entering them in the tests. Great job puppies!
NorthLink's Phoenix Rising NAVHDA NA I (112) "Jasper" - Prize I (112)
NorthLink PeterPan's Neverland NAVHDA NA II "Nana" - Prize II (101)
NorthLink's Sweet As A Peach NAVHDA NA III "Georgia" - Prize III (98)
NorthLink's Indian Wind Loo NAVHDA NA I "Loo" - Prize I (110)
NorthLink's Original Six NAVHDA NA II "Leif" - CKC Field Dog Junior Leg #1 (99/100)
2016 WCA National Field Championship Results
April Mallon December 15, 2016
Congratulations to Belle for placing 3rd in the National Futurity in Ardmore, OK. Belle is the 3rd Futurity placing dog we have had here at NorthLink and we're very proud. This was the first time being owner-handled from horseback. Belle's sister, Sally also competed at Nationals this year and both girls received an Honourable Mention for their efforts in the National Open Derby. A lot of hunt and a lot of heart!
Northern Harvest Hunt Club
April Mallon October 26, 2016
JR and I took Belle & Shade to Manitoba for the 2nd Annual Northern Harvest Hunt Club. We had a great time hunting ruffed grouse, sharptail grouse, woodcock and snipe. The girls did a great job hunting, pointing and retrieving.
Lowgun x Shade's Litter
April Mallon April 19, 2016
Lowgun & Shade welcomed 8 puppies to the world on March 4th - 5 boys and 3 girls! We are extremely pleased with them and are excited to see them off to their new families in just a few days' time. Puppy selections will be finalized on Friday, April 22nd and puppies will start going home on April 30th. We have put a lot of work into raising these great pups are can't wait to see them bring their new families joy!
2015 WCA National Field Championship Results
April Mallon December 15, 2015
We are thrilled to have brought home ribbons from the National Championship in Ardmore, OK for the 3rd year in a row with our juvenile dogs! This year, the kudos go to Sally (pictured) and Belle for placing in the inaugural Open Walking Puppy stake. April handled both girls and placed Sally 2nd and Belle 4th! We are extremely proud of our girls. Huge congratulations to Sally's owners, Carey Killion and Jason Shultz of NY!
NAVHDA & Hunt Test Results!
April Mallon September 15, 2015
So far this year, 3 of the Zeiss x Izzy puppies have tested in NAVHDA Natural Ability, and 2 pups have been doing hunt tests. We are incredibly proud of their results and grateful to their dedicated owners for preparing them and entering them in the tests. Great job puppies!
NorthLink's Get My Shotgun JH NAVHDA NAI (112) "Sally" - Prize I (112) (Sally also finished all 4 legs of her AKC Junior Hunter in one weekend!)
NorthLink's Bone Collector NAVHDA NAI "Jager" - Prize I (108)
NorthLink's Oakley The Hunter NAVHDA NAII "Oakley" - Prize II (104)
NorthLink's La Belle Epoque FDJ "Belle" - Field Dog Junior title
Puppies Have Arrived!
April Mallon August 10, 2015
The Otto & Ziggy puppies are here! Six beautiful pups arrived on August 10th - 5 males and 1 female. All puppies from this litter have been placed. Leif joins the NorthLink family and is coowned with Andrew Godwin.
Otto x Ziggy Puppies Due August 12th
April Mallon July 9th, 2015
We are eagerly expecting a litter of puppies on August 12th from Otto x Ziggy! This is a co-bred litter with Shadowpoint Weimaraners and the puppies will be whelped and raised by them. We are very excited by the blend of pedigrees and the amazing temperaments and personalities of both Otto and Ziggy. The puppies should be easy going, easy to live with, but should have excellent drive and desire and hunting instincts.
Puppies Have Arrived!
April Mallon January 16, 2015
The Zeiss x Izzy puppies are here! NINE beautiful pups arrived on January 10th - 6 girls and 3 boys. Mom and pups are doing great! All puppies are spoken for.
Sam's In the Ribbons!
April Mallon December 31, 2014
November and December were busy months for Sam. He took 2nd place in Open Derby at the Mid-America Classic, 2nd place in the National Field Futurity and 3rd in the National Open Derby in Ardmore, OK!
Back home in Ontario, we took Sam to a couple CKC shows for fun. On day one he took Winners Dog for 1 point and on day two he took Best of Breed for 2 points! Go SAM I AM!
Successful Breeding of Zeiss x Izzy
April Mallon December 20, 2014
We are excited to announce the successful breeding of Zeiss & Izzy. Izzy is due mid-January 2015.
Harley x Shade Litter has arrived!
April Mallon August 22, 2014
Shade had one 19oz baby girl on Friday, August 22nd, via c-section. Both mom and puppy are doing great!