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MANY PROMINENT WINNERS
HEALTH & TEMPERAMENT
Genetics and early rearing affect health and temperament, however, food, environment and guidance are also significant factors.
We do our best to use the knowledge from research and listening to owners. We do extensive health and DNA testing, and keep copious notes on our dogs that we breed, and the puppies that we produce. There are no guarantees (don’t let any breeder mislead you and suggest there are) — any dog, of any breed, can get any thing, but we strive to minimize any issues.
We stand behind the dogs that we breed and sell.
GOLD STANDARD IN RAISING PUPPIES
We strive to produce the best quality dogs, raised in our home.
Genetics are important, however, how puppies are raised is critical. Through a scientific and hands-on approach, we provide our puppies with what they need to ensure the best outcome for them. We are always trying to improve, and incorporate new insights as we learn them. The ‘Puppy Culture’ protocols, as well as all we have learned raising Welsh Terriers, make a significant difference later on.
The critical time for puppy development is the first 12 weeks – everything done in this time can have long-term effects. Puppies continue to learn, but this is the most important time period. New owners must continue from the base work started here, and provide appropriate guidance and training to have the best family member for many years to come. The learning, both for them and the people, never stops.
We have always provided owners with the opportunity to connect directly with each other. Some have been casual friendships to share stories. Some have developed long-lasting friendships. For those that do, it’s lovely to see the caring and knowledgeable community that has built up.
“Best of Breed was my Winner’s Dog and Best of Winners (Darwyn’s Webslinger, Parker): I couldn’t take my eyes off the Winners Dog. He is so Welshie. Great Type. I liked his proportions and size. He never let down and certainly had the ‘Here I am World, look at me’ attitude. I had a wonderful line-up of welsh, but this Welsh was a stand out for me.”
– Ruth Prehn (Ledgerock Welsh Terriers), WTCA National Specialty 2009 Judge’s Critique
Over the years, we have had FIFTEEN Welsh Terriers that have won WINNERS or HIGHER on the MCKC weekend of shows. These include Morris & Essex, Hatboro, Devon and Montgomery, where the Welsh Terrier Club of America (WTCA) National Specialty is held every year! Here are just 4 of those recent 15 different WTs.
Best in Show Wins!
Champion Welsh Terriers
American Champion WT’s
Different MCKC w/e & WTCA Floating Nat’l Winners
Darwyn Welsh Terriers has actively supported the breed club's decision to participate in the OFA - CHIC health registry, with our own dogs, including the sire & dam of our current litter. The Welsh Terrier…
3 group 1st wins & over 20 group placements, earned Robbie the #1 spot for 2019! CKC will have the official tally by spring, but with almost a 200 point lead, we are announcing this…
In a total of 14 Welsh Terriers competing at the 2019 AKC National Event, both Mickey and Morgana were awarded the SELECT DOG and SELECT BITCH awards. These are the top awards just following Best…