Cedar Creek Cavaliers
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Jim and Trudy Owens
Top of the line! That is what our little Sassafras is. She came to us a beautiful, healthy little puppy that toddled over to my boys and never looked back. "Sass" as we call her, lives up to her name, and has a personality that never ceases to amuse us. She is a talker, and uses subtle sounds to let us know what she is thinking. Adorable! Physically, she is gorgeous and perfect to behold. When people see her they instantly know she is special. And she is. She walks up to every stranger, every child, with a wide smile and a wagging rear end. I can always trust Sass to be patient and loving. She is also very athletic, just as I had requested in my puppy, and hikes with me routinely. The longest walk yet was 9 miles, and when we were done, she still wanted to play a game of ball!
Why did I go with Cedar Creek Cavaliers? It all came to down to Trudy and how she treats her dogs. When I talked with her on the phone I knew she wouldn't give a dog to just anyone who had the money. She CARED about where her little baby would be going. While the puppies are in her care she is very deliberate in how she readies them for their new family, and they are exposed to so many things so that they can be flexible and brave. Our Sass is just that. Also, after she came to live with us I was having some trouble training her on the lead and also with getting her to stop using her mouth and teeth to communicate with us. Trudy made time for me one morning soon after I contacted her and spent all the time I needed taking Sass and I through the paces. After her advice, the concerns went away in short order. She helped me understand Sass better.
Dogs are family members. It REALLY MATTERS that these puppies are tenderly intentionally cared for, as are Trudy's other dogs. An ethical breeder is the one to support. You are paying for a lifetime of love, and the reassurance that your puppy comes from healthy lines
The next step was finding a reputable breeder. I located Trudy through the King Charles Spaniel Club. I checked out her web site which provided a wealth of knowledge and great information. We also attended a local AKC dog show and met her there for the first time. This gave us a chance to see the breed and attend a show.
We met again with her when the puppies were a few weeks old so she could get to know our lifestyle and personalities so we could get the right puppy that would ideally fit into our family without major adjustments.
Winston is the perfect fit. He has been a great companion for Cory. He is always right on Cory’s heals ready to play their favorite game "Fetch" or take their afternoon nap together.
I appreciated the fact that you did not mind me asking you as many questions about you and your cavaliers as I wanted. You were never annoyed or irritated with my questions. We knew you were the right breeder for us after talking with you and after walking into your home. We loved that you were a breeder who said you live with your cavaliers and you really do.
It's very obvious, you do not do this just for profit, you do this because of your love for the cavaliers and it really shows. This is why we wanted a cavalier from you. Romeo is a very well adjusted, happy, healthy boy and I credit you for that. Not to mention, he is gorgeous!! I also appreciate that you do not mind and actually encourage an ongoing relationship/friendship with the families who adopt your cavaliers. Thank you for a wonderful experience and a very wonderful Romeo!
You are more than welcome to share our experience and my email address with anyone who is thinking of getting a cavalier from you.....I'd love to talk with them and show off Romeo :)
Our Cavalier is healthy, confident, affectionate and playful. He goes everywhere with us. We simultaneously wish we'd
done this sooner and are glad we waited until retirement so we haven't missed a minute. He gives us unconditional love.
Captain's training program is coming right along. We do most everything he wants. :)
Bill and Connie Ward
I’ve had many smart dogs in my life but none have been so well adjusted, smart and easy to train as Quinn. He doesn’t think twice about loud noises, he’s very attentive and a breeze to train. We taught him in less than 5 minutes how to ring a bell to ask to go outside. I have NEVER had a dog that didn’t scream the first night. Quinn has not made a peep in his crate at night. He’s really a wonderful dog.
We are grateful to have found Cedar Creek Cavaliers. I hope Trudy does this for many, many years to come. It is refreshing to work with a breeder who is so on top of current health issues, training and socializing and so willing to pass on that info to her puppies families.
Thank you Trudy!!