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December 23, 2022 - I am now fully licensed by CKC to judge Group 1 (Sporting). I hope to continue judging Sporting while I consider what might come next.

Ch. Gorsebrook Solaia Brave Hunter (Indigo x Enzo) finishes his Championship at the Scarborough KC shows early 2020
going BB, BPIB, BPIG, Best Puppy in Show and Group 3rd!! Proudly owned by H & C Wiederman

Ch. Gorsebrook Solaia Angus OG WC JH (Hamish)finishes his Championship Fall 2019

Leslie is now licensed for 1/2 of Group 1 and on permit for the other 1/2

Leslie finishes the first 1/2 of Sporting Group judging requirements at the Cornwall & DKC Aug.31. On to the rest of Group One!

August 2019: Miss Briar (BISS G.S. Briar; Burnaby x Indigo) passes Junior Hunter at Montreal and OVGRC/Lanark for her title. Then a week later, she passes both WC & WCI for 2 more working titles!
Briar's sister Phoebe, with Louise F., also passes Junior 4 times as well as WC & WCI and is now Gorsebrook Solaia Zen Mindfull PCD RI WCI JH. Phoebe also has 2 CD legs. Super proud of these girls.
Not to be outdone, Briar & Phoebe's cousin Hamish (Steve O.) also passes Junior Hunter and WC and is now Gorsebrook Solaia Angus OG JH WC (Sailor x Olivia). Well done.

September 22 2018 at the LRCC National Specialty in PEI under Richard Stafford/Farnfield (UK)....Indigo makes the cut in Best of Breed and her daughter Briar takes Best Puppy in Specialty !!
September 16 the EOLBA Specialty, Indigo takes Select Bitch under Valerie Walters/Ranbourne and her daughter G.S. Briar goes Best of Opposite in Puppy Sweeps under Carol Brech/Shadybrook

May 12 2017, we are proud to announce that Burny finishes his Grand Championship and is now Grand. Ch. Gorsebrook Solaia Vancouver. Handled by co-owner Steve O. On to his WC & JH!

2016 has been a very busy but successful year for me:
Helped put Championship title on Olivia (with co-breeder Sharon) ~ finished Junior Hunter title on Indigo ~ put Working Certificate title on Olivia ~ put Working Certificate Intermediate title on Indigo ~ finished Grand Championship title on Indigo ~ put Junior Hunter title on Olivia
AND I successfully completed my 1st Permit Judging Assignment at Belleville & DKC in Oct. for 1/2 of Sporting Group

Summer 2016: Indigo wins Best of Breed, Best of Opposite and Select Bitch several times at Valley KC, TIKO Club and Cornwall DKC to finish her Grand Championship. We are so proud of this beautiful, smart & talented girl! Handled by Leslie

April 2016 I am now on permit to judge 1/2 of Sporting Group.
Fall 2015 I was licensed by the CKC to judge Labrador Retrievers.
I intend to become licensed for all of Sporting Group.

May 28 2016, Indigo passes Junior at the Labrador Owners Club Hunt Tests in Puslinch, ON to complete her JH title
July 8 2016 at the Ontario Toller Working Tests in Pontypool, ON, Indigo passes her WCI and Olivia passes her WC tests
July9 2016, Olivia passes for her 1st JH leg at the Chessie Hunt Tests in Brighton, ON
At the Caledon KC shows in Toronto Nov.2015, Burnaby finishes his Championship and is now
Ch. Gorsebrook Solaia Vancouver. Yeah Burny!!

Nov.6'15 at United KC show in Montreal under judge Tim Doxtater, our Gorsebrook Solaia Vancouver, aka Burny, goes BEST PUPPY in SHOW....yippee! Burny is co-owned with Steve Oliver & Sharon Harris

Oct.23 Indigo goes WB 2x & BW at Belleville DKC to finish her Championship! She then takes Select Bitch 2x for 4 Grand Championship points.

Oct.17 & 18'15 @ the Mill Creek Retriever Club Hunt Tests, Puslinch, ON, Indigo passes her Junior test both days for 2 JH legs! Finishing her JH now has to wait for next Spring, then on to WCI and maybe WCX & Senior Hunter. What a good girl Indi!

Early September @ Cornwall Kennel Club, Indigo goes WB 3x, WB/BW/BB 1 time for 5 points! Junior Puppy Burnaby (Gorsebrook Solaia Vancouver), co-owned with Steve Oliver, goes WD/BW/BPIB/BB 2x, WD/BPIB 1x for 5 points.

Aug.29 + 30'15 Indigo passes her Working Certificate test, twice and also shows on Aug.30 for WB/BOW/BB! Aug.29'15 Boomer passes his Working Certificate Excellent test!!!We're very proud of them both

August 27'15. They're as ready as we can make them! Indigo (Tormentil Indigo at Gorsebrook) will run for her WC and Boomer (Ch. Gorsebrook Solaia Full House WCI JH CDX) will run for his WCX this weekend at OVGRC/Maxville.

Our young Burnaby (BBPISS Gorsebrook Solaia Vancouver) goes Best Baby Puppy in Specialty Show at Club du Labrador du Quebec on June 25! Burny is co-owned with Steve O.

Introducing our new youngster....Miss Tormentil Indigo at Gorsebrook.
Indigo starts her show career off with a bang,
WINNING the 9-12 mo. Black Puppy Bitch class of 25 at LRC of the Potomac Apr.2015
under breeder-judge Gary Johnson/Cremino.

March 2014: I am now on permit to judge Labrador Retrievers (CKC)

At the UKC Show in Montreal Nov.6'15, our 9 mo. old Gorsebrook Solaia Vancouver, aka Burnaby or Burny, goes BEST PUPPY in SHOW under judge Tim Doxtater.....WooHoo!!!Burny is co-owned with Steve O.

Late March 2014 Dazzle receives her OFA Hip & Elbow Clearances to go with her DACVO Eyes and Optigen Normal clearances.
Dazzle will be bred for a summertime litter; Sire tba

Our new kid on the block, Miss Razzle Dazzle, passes the OVGRC Working Certificate test at Maxville, ON Sept.14 2013. There's a good girl!

Currie starts out her show career with a bang! At the May 26 2013 Ottawa KC show, she takes WB/BW/BB/BPIB for her first 2 points! What a thrill! Judge was Ms E. Muthard from VA, who has had Labradors including Dickendall A-Ha and the litter that produced AMCh Dickendall Arnold.

Youngster Miss Currie (Gorsebrook BlackCurrant; w.Sept.22'12) goes to the March 2 OKC Sanction Match and has a ton of fun! You gotta love a happy, friendly, outgoing Labrador puppy who makes friends with everyone she meets :). She also snagged a RWB ribbon..

Congratulations to co-owner Liz P. & Mayberry on completing her Rally Excellent title in late 2012. May is now Gorsebrook Queen of May CD RE JH WCI CGN. Well done!

Boomer passes his 3rd & 4th Companion Dog Excellent obedience legs with Sharon at the TIKO trials Aug.19 2012 and is now Ch. Gorsebrook Solaia Full House CDX WCI JH

Congratulations to Lisa C. & Rosie who complete the 5 km Run for The Cure Oct.2'11
Gorsebrook Solaia Amber Rose

Violet passes her Working Certificate Intermediate (WCI) test with Leslie at OVGRC on Sept.3'11...her 3rd title this summer!

Violet finishes her Championship at TIKO taking WB & BW under Breeder-Judge Pat Lanctot Aug.19'11

Aug.1'11 Boomer passes the WCI at the LRCC National working tests with Sharon and is now Ch. Gorsebrook Solaia Full House WCI JH CD at 23 months of age

July 29-30'11, Violet places 2nd in Open Black class at the LRCO Specialty under Lisa Weiss (Lobuff) and 3rd Open Black at the LRCC National under Valerie Walters (Ranbourne). She also wins the Gun Dog class both days!

Boomer & Sharon complete his Companion Dog title at Valley KC trials July 18'11 in the brutal heat, finishing with a High in Class! So he is now Ch. Gorsebrook Solaia Full House CD JH 22 months of age. What a boy!

July 9'11 Violet passes the CBRCC JH test for her Junior Hunter title!
Now on to her WCI & finish her Ch.

July 2 '11: Boomer finishes his Junior Hunter title at the OVGRC tests; July 3 Violet passes her 2nd JH leg.

June 4-5 '11: At the LOC Specialty weekend, Violet places 3rd in the Open Black Bitch class, Boomer wins the Field Trial class. Well done! The following weekend, Vi wins WB,BW,BB at St Francis KC for 3 more points - good girl!

May '11: Violet brings 2 Reserve Winners ribbons home from the Arnprior Shows
April'11: Miss Violet comes back from her first shows @ Petawawa with 4 points! Nice going, sweetie ;)

Big congratulations go to Hudson and owner Leona G. for passing their final leg of Companion Dog Excellent at the Belleville ON obedience trials March 19'11!! So now he is Gorsebrook Northern Lights CDX JH WCI CGN. Visit Hudson's page Here

2010: Our newest working-titled Champion is Boomer - Ch. Gorsebrook Solaia Full House WC.Boomer also has 2 legs on his JH title; Co-owned with & trained by Sharon H/Solaia

Gorsebrook Violet WC passes her Working Certificate test at Maxville Aug. 29'10 in fine style!

Gorsebrook Solaia Full House WC comes back from Temiskaming shows with 8 points including 2 Best Puppy in Breed awards! Way to go Boomer!!

July 2010: Lovely Miss Violet takes 2nd ribbon in her Sr Puppy Class of 13 under Sue Willumsen/Willcare at the EOLBA Specialty one day and 3rd the other under Barb Gilchrist/Blackthorn! Brother Boomer brings home a 4th place rosette in his class; well done, Bramble kids!

Summer 2010: Our newest working-titled Champion is Ch. Gorsebrook Blackberry WC JH
July 2010: Bramble goes Best of Winners for a major to finish her Championship. The same weekend, Bramble's son Gorsebrook Solaia Full House WC gets his Working Certificate with co-owner Sharon - well done!

April, 2010 New kid on the block, Boomer (Gorsebrook Solaia Full House, co-owned with Sharon Harris) shows well at the Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac Specialty and makes the cut in his 6-9 month yellow class under Phillipe Lammens/Of Misty Dreams. Nice start, BoomBoom!

May and co-owner Liz P. earned their Working Certificate in Sept'09 and their Junior Hunter & Companion Dog titles in 2010!! So she is now Gorsebrook Queen of May WC JH CD RN CGN - congratulations and well done! Here they are with their WC rosette:

Gorsebrook Blackberry WC JH (Bramble) finished her Junior Hunter (JH) title in Sept.'08. Breeder-owner trained & handled

Gorsebrook Northern Lights WCI JH CD CGN, aka Hudson, completed his Working Certificate Intermediate with owner Leona in Sept.'08 - way to go!! :)
Youngster Mayberry (Gorsebrook Queen of May RN) and co-owner Liz P. complete their Rally Novice RN title August '08 - well done!

Ruby Tuesday completes her Rally Advanced title and makes the cut for Best of Breed at the June 08 LOC Specialty. Ch Gorsebrook's Cole Porter WC JH CDX adds Rally Novice to his titles there too - well done Ruby & Cole!

We've got a New Kid on the Block all the way from California and her name is Come meet her!

Congratulations to Leona G & Hudson on completing their Companion Dog CD title March '08! He is now Gorsebrook Northern Lights CD WC JH CGN...sister Ruby Tuesday says "Way to go, bro!"

SAR K9 Ranger and owner David will be joining the Michigan Urban Search & Rescue (MUSAR) group early in 2008. Another terrific accomplishment for this dynamic duo!

Congratulations to Roger & Caroline Bannister's Can Ch Gorsebrook Mesa at Greenhill Can WC Can/Am JH on passing the last leg of her AKC Junior Hunter title at recent tests in Southern California. That sunny weather must be agreeing with you!!

Ruby WINS the Novice Bitch class at the Huron River LRC Specialty Sept.28/07 under Eva Mjelde/Surprising's, Norway!

Another of our youngsters, Gorsebrook Blackberry (Bramble), passes her Working Certificate in Sept. 07 and is running for her Junior Hunter title Aug.-Sept. 08. Visit her page Here
Ruby & Sharon finish their CDX title August 18'07!!

Felicia & Henry (Gorsebrook Jackson Triggs RN) earn their Rally Novice title August 12'07. Ruby earns her RN at the same trials.
Well done Team Henry!

Gorsebrook Perfect Storm WC (Ch Kriscoland's Sensation'Al ex UKC GrCh Gorsebrook Imperial Design) earns his Working Certificate title at 13 months of age, August '07. Way to go Mason!

Ruby makes the cut for Best of Breed at LOC June 3'07 under Lynne Minchella/Abbeystead, UK
**Ruby wins the Novice Black Bitch Class of 20 at LRC of the Potomac '07 under Angela Williams/Foulby, UK, then finishes her Am. CD title one month later !! More here**

**Congratulations to Can Ch Gorsebrook Mesa at Greenhill WC Can/Am JH for taking Reserve Winners Bitch at the LRC of So. California Apr'07 under David Hepper/Mardas, UK. Mesa is owned by Roger & Caroline Bannister/Greenhill**

Leslie Grant
 Eastern Ontario, Canada