Flat-Coated Retrievers and Friends

Our flat-coated retrievers

Will hunting picture

Welcome to our little web site to do our own “brags and wags” for our flat-coated retrievers. Our first “flat-coat” was “Will”, an excellent introduction to the breed who passed way in January 2020. Our second, “Trip” was a fantastic dog that loved to please people and earned a bucket-load of titles. Unfortunately, he died unexpectedly from cancer in September 2021.

Our third, “Echo”, is Trip's son. He's still just getting going in his career, so it is too early to decide whether he'll live up to his dad's extremely high standards, but so far he seems like a pretty good chip off the old block.

Flat-coats are also known as “tongues with dogs attached”, and all three of ours fit the bill. The formal definition of a flat-coat is given in the AKC Breed Standard. Click on their names in the menu box to the left to find out more about our dogs individually.

The “Previous Dogs” in the menu is about our first two dogs, both rescues (we hadn't yet found out about flat-coats). While neither are with us any longer, they were both wonderful family members.

(Just because it's convenient, here is the full list of AKC titles and abbreviations that are mentioned throughout this website.)

Recent news

  • 2022-11-06: Echo finishes his CD at the Obedience Club of San Diego County trials.
  • 2022-10-08: Echo picks up his WCX at the GWFCRC test.
  • 2022-10-04: Rüdi, who is definitely not a flat-coat, joins the clan.
  • 2022-05-07: Echo goes Best of Breed again for 4 points at the Rio Hondo show and earns his Champion title.
  • 2022-04-30: Echo finished his Rally Excellent title at the Del Sur Rally Trials.

Pasanita Obedience Club Trial Photographs

Will and Trip with obedience ribbon picture

The photos from the 2022 show are now available, as are the photos from prior years:

2022 pictures 2021 pictures 2020 canceled
2019 pictures 2018 pictures 2017 pictures
2016 pictures    

Please enjoy!

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Last update: 2022-11-06