Curly Coated Retriever

SoftMaple Kennels 

Home to multi-purpose Curly-Coated Retrievers

(and couch potatoes alike!) 


SoftMaple Curlies
8282 Soft Maple Road
Croghan NY 13327
(315) 346-6608

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Below you will see news and brags. 

These are not MY brags! 

We have been blessed over the years with THE BEST puppy family.   

It is to them and to God that we owe any success.


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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Ransom group 4!
SoftMaple's Held For Ransom Group 4!
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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

2013 CCRCA National, Curlies Uncorked!

CCRCA National- Curlies uncorked in NY! what a week! Some of our kids did pretty good. Not as good as some of our grand-kids! but that is the ultimate goal to have the next generations excel.

So Some of our national Brags. Dana was second in her sweepstakes class. Which was ok- since the pup that won the class, was also Best in sweeps- and one of our grandkids out of Stella and Denzel. Veteran sweeps- 4th in 7-10 yr male was Scooter. The best Veteran in sweeps was out of our Moxie. Best of opposite sex in Veteran Sweepstakes was GCH Softmaple's Dark Star CDX SH. Nat1Winning the 11 and over bitch class was Beauty- CH SoftMaple Gunflint Beauty CGC ROM

Gundog Sweeps: 1st place in the CCRCA Working classes was SoftMaple Shoot To Thrill at Flyway WC. 2nd was his brother, GCH Softmaples Stand And Be Liver At Flyway NAP NFP CA WC! 2nd in bitch class CCRCA Working was Dana- SoftMaple's Sexy And I Know It WC, CGC, RN. 3rd was Softmaple N Flyway's Nobody Puts Baby In a Corner RN WC. 1st in JH Bitch class was Ch Softmaple Gunflint Skywathcer CD JH. 1st in SH Bitch class was GCH Softmaple's Dark Star CDX SH. the overall Best Gundog was out of our Moxi. (CH SoftMaple's Pheasant Dream)

Dana Emmett and Swayze all get Rally legs. Dana and Emmett both earned titles!

Regular Classes: American Bred Class 1st place, Softmaple Shoot To Thrill At Flyway WC -(the Winners Dog/Bow was a grandpuppy out of our Bouclee) 1st in 7-10 Veteran Dog class is Ch Softmaple Boot Scoot'n Dese. Dana is 2nd in 12-18 month bitch class (beat by a double grand puppy) 1st in AOH bitch is Softmaple Gunflint Rainbow's End. 1st in AM Bred bitch is my Reilly bred by Connie. Working Retriever Bitch class is won by CH Softmaples Gunflint Skywatcher CD JH. Veteran bitch 9-10 year is won by GCH Softmapel's Dark Star CDS SH. Beauty is 3rd in Vet Bitch 11 and over. Two of our kids got Judges Award of Merit - CH SoftMaples Gunflint Skywatcher D JH and CH Softmaple Boot Scoot'n Dese. Best Veteran in show, CH Softmaple Boot Scoot'n Dese.

Stud dog class- Emmett was third- GCH Softmaples Stand And Be Liver At Flyway NFP NAP CA WC. -the stud dog class winners was out of our Moxi. Brood bitch class winner was CH Softmaples Gunflint Skywatcher CD JH Brace class winners were the comic brace of CH Softmaple's Sexy And I Know It CGC WC RN and Skywatchers Dee Liver Me To SoftMaple

Ch Softmaple Boot Scoot'n Dese- Best Veteran and JAM

Working Test: WC Qualifiers from our family: CH SoftMaple's Sexy And I Know It CGC, WC, RN, CGN. Softmaple N Flyway's Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner RN WC. CH Sofmaple Green River CGC, WC. Out of 19 dogs, only 7 Q's - This was a tricky test! WCX Qualifiers from our family: SHR CH Softmaple's gunflint Skywatcher CD JH.WCQ Qualifiers: HR GCH Softmaple's Dark Star CDX SH CGC WCQ UWC and CH Softmaple's Ma Belle Bouclee SH WCQ CGC. Upland Hunting test qualifiers: SHR CH Softmaple's Gunfint Skywatcher CD JH and HR GCH Softmaple's Dark star CDX SH CGC WCQ UWC! congratulations to all our kids!

Fingerlakes supported entry -Dana is best in sweepstakes. Dana also goes winners bitch the first two days (5 point majors) to finish her CH! Stella is select bitch 2 days for 5 grand points! Avery is WB the third day for a 5 point major, while Dana first time out as a special is Select Bitch for a 5 point grand major!  Avery also earns several Legs to her CAA title, as well as earning her RA title!  Swayze earns her CAT title! 


New CH Softmaple's Sexy And I Know It WC, CGC, RN, CGN 

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CH SoftMaple's Gunflint Skywatcher CD JH WCX UWC... Winner of the Gun Dog Sweeps JH class, the Working Retriever class, Brood Bitch class and a Judges AOM... Plus a new Upland field title and Select Bitch the two days she was entered at the Wine Country shows
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