What age does Simon retire them at Andy?The end of March marked the half way point for me also being offered Erin (my lass Niamh's younger half sister) when she retires.
That'll be the day next January, that yet again I do the long trip down to Simon's in Yorkshire to again collect something very special and bring her home to retirement here in Aberdeen.
I'm still blown away that Simon retired Niamh to me....and what a lovely life that has been with the wee lass. To be offered another of his amazing dogs is just wonderful. His trust in me to give another his amazing dogs a great retirement blows my mind.
The below is the wee las that will be gracing my humble home come the end of the next shooting season. It'll be a great reuniting of my lass Niamh with her old working and kennel mate Erin.
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Jeeeeez, Simon's a perfectionist.iirc Isla was around 9, Tom. But Niamh was not long turned 6 as will Erin be.
I won the 'lottery' the day Niamh arrived here, she's a wonderful dog. Next big win will be in January when I pick up Erin.Jeeeeez, Simon's a perfectionist.
I worked my dogs till they were 8 at least and they never missed a beat.
Lucky man, landing with 2 young fully trained lovely dogs dogs like that.
Have you tried the lottery recently?????