Her daughter went on to win a best in show at our breed open show, Bitch challenge at Melbourne royal and now her pups have gone on to win in group and in show awards all three of which were titled at a young age. Sue-Ann has been visiting Aged Care Centres for the past 13 years with the dogs from this kennel.
The dogs have appeared in many magazines, newspaper articles and have worked on promotional days in parades and represetning the breed for the business that Sue-Ann manages.
Mekong Kennels have bred many champions in the past years. Phone: (02)9834 3022 OR 1300 728 022 At "Ebbenglade" we breed only occasionally , specialising in quality black & brown newfoundlands exhibiting the hallmark beauty, gentleness & intelligence of the newfoundland.
One very successful brown dog Australian Champion Mekong Rustic Warrior. PLEASE NOTE: MEKONG KENNELS HAVE NO PLANNED LITTERS DUE FOR QUITE SOME TIME. BUYERS BEWARE: If you wish to ensure you are buying your puppy from a registered breeder, please contact the Canine Association in that state. Newfoundlands have been a big part of our lives since the early 1980's with many Show Winners, Champions and Obedience Title holders owned by us or carrying the Ebbenglade prefix.
All breed and general enquiries most welcome, also check out our website for up to date info and photos.
Quality Improvement is the key to any well run business and breeding excellent dogs is no exception.
Our dogs enjoy obedience work, showing and above all being "couch potatoes".
Anne (together with husband Bevan) founded Gentle-Bear Newfoundlands in 1983.
All dogs that we intend to breed from are health tested for hip and elbow dysplasia, we also screen for cystinuria, results available on request.We are Exhibitors, Guardians and Breeders of the Beautiful breed, The Newfoundland, the most gentle of giants in the dog world!We are located in the Beautiful Adelaide Hills of South Australia.We always strive for the best in the breed, health, soundness, solid, typey newfoundlands, with beautifully sweet natures, to the Breed Standard.We breed if we wish to keep something for ourselves, usually once a year.Our dogs are recognised locally and overseas as being fine examples of the breed and our stud males have been used extensively to reproduce true bred type in Australia, New Zealand, Italy and the USA. B and Group 4th Sydney Royal with Winner (Handled by John Craig) Snow White Best in Show Victorian Speciality, Anny Oakley Runner-Up in Show Victorian Speciality (co-owned with Natasha Ryan) and Winner Best Dog & Opposite in Show Victorian Speciality. Ryan) Winner went Best in Show NSW Speciality & Dream Best Bitch and Runner-Up in Show NSW Speciality so a pleasing result.Puppies are bred from imported lines which we have personally selected to complement our breeding program, they are raised in a family environment with all effort being made to ensure that carry optimal health status. Capebass has been established for many years, but we have owned Newfoundlands since 1975.Our Newfoundlands are our Passion they are Loved and Treasured family members.We are owned by them, and love it ~Temperament, Health and Sound Structure are of utmost importance to us, maintaining Breed type and correctness is our goal in our breeding programme. Amblebrook exhibit their dogs at Championship shows regularly through the year, with much enjoyment and success, we are proud of all our dogs.Currently on ice: Egebeaks After Eight (USA)John John Fitzgerald (Italy)Evanpark Bruce Almighty (UK)The Outstanding Air of Takeitslowly (Italy)Black Pretender Kazo Slupski (Poland)Our Mission: To strive towards producing top quality Newfoundlands in all colours with an emphasis on health, temperament and type.enquiries always welcome or visit our web site for more Planhaven has been established since the mid sixties. We are committed to breeding quality Newfoundlands, by using such lines as to assist our own.Since this time Dogs carrying the Planhaven Prefix would have conservately emassed over 100 Royal Challenges. Out of the litters I've bred I've produced a best in show winner who also won the group at Adelaide Royal, I have also owned a bitch that won best opposite sex at our Newfoundland Championship show, twice. The current owner Sue-Ann Miner was in joint ownership with Shirley Summers for some years prior to Shirley passing away.