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Mr. Daniels
25lbs. – 16.5″ tall

Mr. Daniels is an Australian Labradoodle (ALD). He is from our own lines, his parents are Kahlua and Levi. Not only is he from outstanding lines (both health and personality) but his coloring is amazing and it’s always something that is commented on or turning heads!

Mr. Daniels not only has a striking coat but a striking personality. He is incredibly loving and affectionate. He will look up at you with the sweetest and kindest eyes until you have no choice but to bend down and pet him. Mr. Daniels loves people. He will often choose to be with anyone who is around instead of off playing with the other dogs. He just wants you to love him and it is not hard to do so. He is adventurous and definitely not shy, going bravely into any situation and running up to anyone he meets.

He is incredibly smart. He learned his commands from the trainer that he was living with very quickly and listened intently in all situations. She would always rave about how much she loved him and how good he was. He loves to go for walks and will never wander far from our sides. Whether it be just down the road or a hike through the forest, he just loves to be out and about. Whenever we take him to the lake he will quickly run full speed to roll in the dirt by the shore. He loves to get dirty and loves to be one with nature!

He has great manners and loves all the dogs in the kennel. His best friend and bodyguard in the kennel is Teddy. It is so cute to see what a great connection these two have!

Mr. Daniels recently passed all his health clearances and has been promoted, on a trial basis, as a stud at SwissRidge. I’m looking forward to seeing what the puppies are like he produces. I’m sure they will be nothing short of amazing if he produces puppies anything like Levi and Kahlua!

 

Gimli
23 lbs. – 19″ tall

Gimli is a mini poodle but he is on the slightly larger side for a mini. He should produce large mini’s (in the weight range of 40-55lbs) when bred to a bernese.

Gimli is a sweet, kind, gentle, loving soul. His personality is more quiet and laid back. He doesn’t like a lot of action and prefers a quite environment. He loves playing with small dogs but doesn’t like hyper, active, large dogs as they can make him nervous. He prefers relaxing, gentle play and a quite environment. He has a soft and loving personality he adores people he knows but it can take him a few minuets to warm up to a stranger.

Gimli is a submissive boy and will stand down to any dog in the kennel which makes him very easy to get long with. His best friend his Jackson. Jackson has a more outgoing personality which is nice because it helps bring Gimli to life in certain situations.

Gimli enjoys playing in the yard during the day and going for off leash trail walks.

Sir Henry 78 lbs. – 25″ tall

Sir Henry is an English golden retriever who was imported from Germany at the age of five, and didn’t understand a word of English when he arrived! Luckily, he is very smart and quickly learned the basic commands. He arrived with many European Championship titles, and the paperwork to prove it!

He has a strong, stocky build that is highly favored in this European breed. In other words, he’s the perfect big, huggable, and adventurous dog! He is very agile for a golden and loves to run around in the open fields. Henry is the ideal companion and likes to spend every waking moment of his day with you. He plays well with other dogs due to his sweet and submissive temperament. He doesn’t care about being top dog; he just wants everyone to have a good time. This love bug will sneak in pats and kisses whenever you let him. He has so much to offer that there really isn’t anything I wouldn’t want to see passed down to his adorable offspring!

My kennel manager fell head over heels in love with him and has fostered him. He lives on a large farm with other dogs and horses, whom he gets along with very well. He comes back to the kennel and visits every once in a while or when it’s time for him to become a daddy again.

Bosco 38 lbs – 23” tall

Bosco is a handsome standard poodle who we imported from Arizona. He has proven himself to be a great addition to our program with a very laid-back, gentle, and calm personality.

Because Bosco was one of the more quiet and submissive dogs at the kennel, we spent a lot of time socializing him when he was a puppy to ensure he would come out of his shell. He has developed into a dog that loves everyone’s company, even strangers! He is very affectionate and his tail wags as soon as he sees someone approaching. He still has that very soft and gentle nature about him and I’m so happy that he has matured into such a stunning and well-behaved dog. He is such a tender soul who doesn’t have a mean bone in his body! He responds best to a gentle training style, enjoys endless cuddles from people, and loves to play with his canine companions.

Loki 13 lbs. – 12″ tall

Loki is a miniature poodle, and the Casanova of the kennel! He is just adorable and loves to snuggle and give kisses all the time…a real charmer!

Although playful and social, he’s also very laid-back and gentle. He is so quiet, it is easy to forget he is even in the room. He truly doesn’t have a mean bone in his body and will let all the other dogs walk over him. I’m always telling him he has to stick up for himself, but he just doesn’t have it in him. Any family could raise this little guy as he is such an easy dog to get along with and train. Loki may be small in stature, but he’s huge in character and heart.

As a puppy, Loki spent a lot of time with Dizzy, and I’m delighted that he picked up some of Dizzy’s best traits. They even have a similar look. Nowadays, his best friends are Sting, Crumpet, and Levi. That’s right…four intact males together just proves how amazing their temperaments really are!

Loki hasn’t been used very often in my program, but he certainly has a lot of promise! The few litters he has produced are filled with beautiful, happy, and outgoing puppies.

Hanky 28 lbs. – 18.5″ tall

Hanky is a handsome small standard poodle.

I have always had a difficult time finding poodles from breeders that I would want to add into my breeding program. I seek puppies whose parents have been health-tested for generations, who are well tempered, and who possess the look and structure that are important to better my breeding program. Meeting all of these criteria has been a difficult task. Whenever I thought I found the perfect addition, there was usually a reason I couldn’t add them – either the puppy didn’t pass my strict health testing, their temperament wasn’t just right, or they didn’t grow up to be what I expected. Some may say I’m a bit too selective when adding dogs to my program. I raise a lot of dogs, but only a few actually make the cut.

I finally decided to breed a litter of poodles for myself, keep and raise the puppies, and choose the top dogs out of that litter to breed. I bred two of my most prized poodles – who have everything I look for and love about the poodle breed. It was a great success. I hand-picked some of those pups to raise, one of whom is Hanky. I’m happy to announce that all of the pups passed their hip, elbow, heart, eyes, DM and vWD testing, which goes to prove how wonderful these lines truly are!

Hanky is a black and white poodle with a beautiful, shiny coat and extraordinary markings. He has a soft, loving, and gentle personality – the softest, quietest, and most sensitive of all his littermates. He is the one who sits back and observes, never wanting to be center stage.

A SwissRidge employee once slipped and fell, and before she could even get up on two feet, Hanky was at her side, patting her face with a gentle paw until she opened her eyes. He then lay there next to her, gently licking her face. He has such a loving nature about him that it’s no surprise that he’s an amazing caretaker, always making sure that everyone is okay. He loves to cuddle and be by your side, but he also loves to romp around with his siblings. He loves to explore nature and observe everything going on around him. He walks directly beside me and really makes our walks so enjoyable. I’m so excited to share his gentle spirit with dog lovers everywhere!

Dizzy 12 lbs. – 11″ tall

Dizzy is my little man, and the king of SwissRidge Kennels. My partner Lucas and I consider him our canine son. My parents also treat their “grand-dog” to birthday and Christmas presents! As breeders, we shouldn’t play favorites, and I never did until Dizzy came along. He broke all the rules and we love him with every ounce of our beings.

For a small dog, Dizzy is just bursting with personality. He is so goofy, fun, and loving…very much a human in a fur coat! We call him our snuggle bunny because he loves to cuddle, always wanting to have physical contact with us at all times when he sleeps. He is so trusting that he often falls asleep on his back in our laps, with his legs outstretched. If I’m working at the computer, he’s either on my lap or right beside me with his paw touching my leg or he is using my foot as a pillow. He has a very intense gaze, and will stare into my eyes for minutes at a time. It’s as if he’s studying us and trying to figure out how he could make us even happier. He couldn’t – he’s perfect! I observe him as well, trying to determine the source of his magic. I’ve known thousands of dogs and there is something so special about this little guy. He has totally captured my heart.

He does yoga poses and “I love you” stretches in front of us all the time. If we make a kissing noise, he will race to the couch for a snuggle session, so excited he can hardly contain himself! He also has a distinctive little Dizzy Dance when he wants to be fed, picked up, or cuddled. Obviously this boy is a bit spoiled. It’s inevitable when he spends so much time with us. He has traveled all over North America as our little sidekick. He’s fantastic in the car, and will sleep for the majority of the 24-hour drive to Florida. He’s also great on the plane – better than most passengers!

The day when he passed all his health clearances, I did a little Dizzy Dance myself! I am so excited to share his genes with other dog lovers. He has already proven himself by producing some amazing puppies who have captured many hearts the way Dizzy has captured ours.

Davinci 49 lbs. – 24.5″ tall

Davinci is one of our handsome standard poodles. I acquired him from the same breeder as Bosco (retired) and Sedona. I’ve been very happy with the dogs I have purchased from this breeder to date.

Davinci knows he’s handsome, and is happy to strut his stuff! I like to say he’s like a tall glass of water because he’s so refreshing to be around. He will bound through the fields during playtime and it’s so funny to watch him jumping over all the tall clovers in the hay field. He brings a smile to everyone’s faces. He is such an easy dog to get along with and is extremely loving. He has the sweetest temperament and will do anything to be on your lap receiving affection. He’s very smart and easy to train, learning commands quickly. He dazzles us all with his big grin and beautiful coat. You really can’t help but giggle when you walk past this guy and he jumps four feet in the air just to say hello! Davinci truly has a spring in his step. Dorito is his best friend and is equally as bouncy – these two are hilarious to watch together.

Dorito
43 lbs. – 20″ tall

Dorito is a handsome little guy! He was the pick of the litter from Prada and Crumpet’s October 2015 litter. As you can see, I haven’t been shy about keeping back Crumpet’s prodigy! Dorito’s mother, Prada, also has spectacular lineage. She was bred at my mother’s kennel, and I had first pick of that litter and selected Prada. Prada’s parents are Nellar and Dominique. We imported Dominique from a fabulous kennel in France after waiting a year for a dog from their outstanding lines. He is registered with the FCI in France and the Canadian Kennel Club (CKC). His father is a French champion, and there are many other champions in his background. Nellar is a strong-boned female with excellent conformation and an outgoing personality. We owned Nellar’s parents, Daiko and Veruschka, who were imported from Belgium and Slovakia respectively. You can read more about Dorito’s ancestors by visiting moorsbernese.com.

We named Dorito after the famous chip brand and would have to say that he’s of the Cool Ranch variety. He is calm, cool, and collected but has an ounce of sass. He is such a delight to be around that once you get to know him, you can’t just stop there; you need more and more of him. He is loving, affectionate, and smart, and he loves to learn. When I asked my employees how they would best describe him, they all agreed that he was the dog who would light up your day with his funny, silly antics.

When he is playing in the yard with the other dogs, he loves to involve them in playtime. His favorite game is “pass the toy,” where he runs around distributing toys in front of each dog to encourage this game. He is a very kind, generous, giving, and thoughtful dog who isn’t possessive of his toys. It is such a delight to watch him share with all of his buddies. He is very thoughtful and kind to people, always showering us with kisses whenever he can. We can take him on large pack walks with up to 15 dogs at a time. He loves romping around with the pack and he gets along amazingly with all the other dogs, including other intact males. I look forward to sharing his offspring with dog lovers all over the world!

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