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  Garbonita Indian Rain Dance, NA Pz.1, UT Pz. III, CGC

52 lbs.
OFA Elbows Normal #GSP-EL1625F25-VPI
OFA Hips Excellent #GSP-15294E25F-VPI
Tiva earned her Canine Good Citizen title on August 28, 2010 and then earned her Natural Ability title through NAVHDA on August 29.  At only 7 months old she scored a Prize 1 total points of 107! Check out more information on the "Brags" page. Page all the way to the bottom of this page to view Tiva's certificates!

Below is a collage of Tiva's ancestors.  Go all the way down to the bottom of this page to view individual photos.
Most of these dogs are Dual Champions, International Champions, Versatile Champions and/or Master Hunters.
Above, pro-trainer Raymond Santiago handling Tiva at Rock Tavern NAVHDA on 8/6/11
The four photos below were taken on July 1, 2011.  Local pond.  Just for fun training!
Tiva (above) at Rock Tavern training.  Honoring a Weimeraner. June 25, 2011
Tiva on training table learning the force fetch.  (March 2011) Hickory Run NAVHDA Chapter
Tiva above at only 10 months old! She is already almost steady to wing and shot!
Tiva is currently in training to test for "UT" [Utility] with NAVHDA in 2012 and then hopefully go to the invitational's to achieve her "VC" [Versatile Championship] award!
Above, my grandson Adam playing with Tiva.
(Young children and dogs should always be supervised)
Finger licking good!
Tiva is becoming a very strong water retriever.  Great enthusiasm!
(June 25)  Tiva going out for the retrieve.
(Above) My parents with Tiva.  Part of training a good gun dog is socialization.  In this photo we had taken a walk in my hometown's county park.
The photos (above & below) were taken on 6/20/10 at Tim Clark's Training Seminar hosted by the Hickory Run NAVHDA chapter.
 Tiva jumped right in and swam with the experienced dogs like a pro!
Hickory Run NAVHDA training day, June 13TH. Tiva water work in swamp pond.
(above) On a very warm Memorial Day, Tiva tracked and pointed her first hen pheasant.
For her Natural Ability test in August 2010, Tiva ended up getting a perfect score for tracking!
Wow!  What a difference from last week's water training! (5/23/10)
Working some more on water retrieving. (5/16/10)
Above, pro-handler Raymond giving Tiva the whoa command.
Tiva learning to retrieve a Pigeon to hand.
Above, Tiva on point at 4 months of age. (5/16/10)
Tiva's first bird! April 12, 2010  (13 weeks old)
Above at 10 1/2 weeks old. (March 25)

(Above is Tiva's Sire; Cooper)
Intl CH VC Outlander Git 'R Done, MH

(Above is Tiva's Dam; Tango)

The dogs pictured below are also in Tiva's pedigree.
(Above is Tiva's Grand-Sire from Top Gun Kennel)
Jaegerhof's Sir Henry Higgins MH
DOB 7/07/1999
DNA V302272
OFA GSP-9473G28M-PI (Good)
CERF GSP-2174/2007--98 (Clear)
In 2008, Higgins earned the “German Shorthair Pointer Club of Americas Hunt Test Sire of the Year.” His offspring gained attention from brace mates and judges both at the highest levels of testing and trialing, as well as from those who followed them in the wild bird fields from across the country. He produced titles such as Versatile Champions, Master/Senior/Junior Hunters, Field and Amateur Field Champions. But equally as important, Higgins produced family hunting companions and proved to us that your hunting companion can live with his or her family inside the home. Higgins made this breed better and will continue to through his offspring! Higgins is retired and has earned a spot on the couch for good!

Above is Tiva's Grand Sire from her Sire's pedigree.  

Above is Tiva's Grand-Dam from her Sire's pedigree. Mazzy is from Indian Brooks Kennel.
Natural Ability Prize I
Utility Prize I
Versatile Champion
AKC Master Hunter
OFA good

Breeder: Leslie Vargas
Owner: Bob and Arlene Walker

'Jacob' is Tiva's Great Grand Sire
Westwind GSP's

Int Ch VC Shooting Starr's Sharp Shooter
(Great Grand Sire)
from Sharp Shooter's Kennel

Ch. Snip's Cricket Von Jaegerhof MH
(Great Grandparent)
OFA - Excellent
Sire: DC Stradivarius Baroque
Dam: Snip's Gidget SH
Breeder: Brenda Roe
Owner: Arlene Walker & Erin Fulop

DC Stradivarius Baroque is Tiva's Great-Great Grand Sire on her Dam's side.

DC Hillhaven's Hustler (Tiva's Great-Great Grand Sire on both her Sire and Dam's side)
Hustler was one of the All Time Top Producers of Dual Champion Shorthairs. He was a Producer of 5 Dual Champions . He is a member of the German Shorthair Pointer Hall of Fame. He was owned and loved by David and Jan Hill (Hillhaven Kennels) of Wisconsin.