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GraceRok Aussies News

This is where we announce our accomplishments as a team in performance and conformation events.  I'm so proud of my Aussie crew and everything they do.


HONYASC Lake Effect Show (Syracuse, NY)

December 02, 2017

NEW POINTS!!  Addy wins her class in all 3 shows and takes Winners Bitch and Best of Winners in the second show for a 3 point major with many thanks to AKC judge Susan Abraham!  Addy is now in the singleton club with one more point needed to finish her ASCA Ch!

HONYASC Dawg Daze of Summer (Syracuse, New York)

August 12, 2017

Addy wins her class, Open Red Merle at all 3 shows plus the regional specialty show!  Thank you to judges Kelly English, Emmy Adaseiwicz, Andrea Torres, and Shelly Hollen-Woods.  Such a fun show and I can't wait for the next one!

Maple Leaf KC UKC

August 06, 2017

Group 1!!!  UKC Maple Leaf KC, (Codrington, ON) August 6, 2017 Addy takes BOB and Group 1 under judge Cynthia Fellows!  If I have the points right, this weekend Addy accumulated 60 points towards her UKC CH title.  She needs one or two more competition wins plus another 40 points.

Ontario County Kennel Club

June 10, 2017

Wow!  Addy almost finished her CKC Ch title in 3 shows at her CKC debut, garnering 9 pts!!!!  We are so impressed and in love with this amazing girl!!  WB/BOS under judge Garry Allen, Sunday June 11 WB/BOW/BOB/Group 4 under Judge Anna Hewson and also Sunday June 11 at the limited breed herding group show WB/BOW/BOB/Group 2 under judge Ivan Sandoval!!!

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Central Ontario Australian Shepherd Club

Kitchener, ON

May 20, 2017

WB/BOW/BOS!!  Addy showed like the 'baddy' girl she is and came away with a 5 point ASCA major!!  Many thanks to SBJ Susan Winters!!


Caledon Kennel Club, Mississauga, ON

November 27, 2016

Nikita successfully completes the 12 activities to earn her Canine Good Neighbour title at the Caledon show under evaluator June Ward!!!

HONYASC Spring Has Sprung (Syracuse, NY)

April 09, 2016

Nikita showed like a pro at the four HONYASC shows we entered this weekend, winning her class every show and in show 3 under judge Susan Winters (ASCA judge) made the cut for WB/RWB in a HUGE, competitive class of bitches!! 

Do More With Your Dog!

February 01, 2016

NEW TITLE!!  In January, Lex and I entered the weekly online trick training course with Do More With Your Dog taught by Sara Carson and after the four weeks and 15 new tricks later, Lex earned his Novice Tricks Title (NTD)!  Yay Lex!!  It was so much fun, we are hoping to try for the intermediate level soon!

Ontario Breeders Association (Lindsay, ON)

February 27, 2016


Chili spent her year one birthday weekend and last show as a puppy in style! 

At Friday's show on the 26th she took RWB under judge John Rowton.  Then Saturday morning at the herding group specialty under judge John Hodgkinson Chili took Winners Bitch for her last 2 points to earn her Canadian Champion title!! 

Nikita was also entered in the herding group specialty as a Special and took BOS for 2 more points toward her Grand Champion title.

At the regular show on Saturday Chili went WB/BOW/BOS for 3 more points since we couldn't move her up to Specials until tomorrow and she also went Best Puppy in Group under judge Tim Thomas and BEST PUPPY IN SHOW under judge Franklin Van Der Spuy!!

On Sunday, Chili turned one year old and went out as a special for the first time going BOS for 2 points towards her Grand Championship under judge Franklin Van Der Spuy!   We are thrilled beyond belief!

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Nov 13, 2015

Georgina Kennel Club (Lindsay, ON)

Chili had a good weekend at Georgina!  BOW for 3 more points and Best Puppy in Group under judge Mark Houston-McMillan at Friday's show and RWB under judge Judith Taylor on Sunday!


Chili only needs 2 more points to finish her Cdn CH!!!

Oct 16, 2015

ASCA Nationals 2015 (Shelbyville, Tennessee)

Nikita went 3rd place in the large Open Red Merle Bitch Class at Nationals, beautifully presented by Keli Gaunt under judge Susan Landry-Whiticar!! 

Oct 03, 2015

Pine Ridge Kennel Club (Port Hope, ON) October 3, 2015

Nikita takes BOB in her second time out as a Special under judge Harold Pybus! Good girl Nikki!

Sep 11, 2015

Oakville Kennel Club (Milton, ON) Sept 11 and 12, 2015

NEW POINTS!!! From the Junior Puppy class, Chili went Reserve Winners Bitch at the first show on Friday under judge Jocelyne Gagne and at the second show she was awarded Winners Bitch for her first 2 points under judge Dr. Klaus Anselm! Then on Saturday Chili goes Best of Breed over 2 Specials for an additional 3 points and Best Puppy in Group under judge Frances Smith Moffat!

Aug 29, 2015

Markham Kennel Club (Pickering, ON) August 29 and 30, 2015

In Chili's debut in the 'big girl' classes as a Junior Puppy at the tender age of 6 months and 1 day Chili goes Reserve Winners Bitch under judge Donna Conod and RWB again the next day under judge Heather Langfield with some good competition!

Jul 05, 2015

Kawartha Kennel Club (Norwood, ON) July 5, 2015

Chili takes Best Baby Puppy in Group under judge William Gunn!

Jun 12, 2015

Ontario County Kennel Club (Orono, ON) June 12, 13, 2015


At Chili's debut in CKC as a baby puppy at the tender age of 14 weeks, Chili wowed the judges! 


On Friday Chili took BEST BABY PUPPY IN SHOW!! under judge Sylvia Barkey and on Saturday Chili took Best Baby Puppy in Group under judge Peggy Gutierrez-Otero!!  Thanks so much to the judges for recognizing the quality in this girl! 

Jun 12, 2015

Ontario County Kennel Club (Orono, ON) June 12, 13, 2015

Nikita was entered in Sweepstakes for age 12-18 months on Saturday and took Best in Open Class Group 7 and in reguar classes took BOS her first time out as a Special under judge Peggy Gutierrez-Otero. 

Mar 13, 2015

Scarborough Kennel Club (Orangeville, ON) March 13, 14, 15, 2015


Nikita finished her CKC Ch title from the 12-18 class, going WB/BOW/BOB over a Special on Friday under judge Carl Liepmann for a 3 point major and then on Sunday taking WB under judge Richard Lopaschuk for her last 2 points!!  Saturday Nikki won her class and went RWB with judge Terry Stacey.  


Nikki finished at age 13 months in only 2 weekends of showing, from the 9-12 puppy class and the 12-18 class!  I'm so thrilled with this lovely, sweet, spunky little girlie!

All About Dogs Agility House League (Toronto, ON) 2014/15 Winter Season

Lex and I once again joined the All About Dogs Agility Junior House League's team agility competitions (non-competitive!).  Each of the 5 dates comprised of 3 different agility courses in a trial-like setting.  Lex came in SECOND PLACE large dog overall!!!!  We learned so much and had so much fun!! 

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