and I first met as she was delivered into this world into my
hands. I whelped her litter as well as several other Curly
Coated Retriever litters. The dam of Beatrice's litter, of
14, developed mastitis and I ended up spending more time caring for
this litter. Needless to say, I became infatuated with the
Having more experience with other
retriever breeds, especially Labradors, I didn't know what nuances this
CCR would bring.
Walden Farm is the name of a self-sufficient farm my Grandfather once
managed outside Oshkosh, WI. Even though my inspirational
Grandfather is gone and few artifacts remain, the girls and I frequent
the barn and hike the surrounding acreage.