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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Monday, July 17, 2017

CCRCA National Specialty

Dana Dog (UJJ, GCH SoftMaple's Sexy And I Know It WC, CGC, RN, CGN, BN, CA, RATI, RATO, TDI, DJ) was Third Place in her obedience class, Second Place in Rally, First Place in  her big Gundog Sweeps class. Second in Working Retriever the day of the national and Second in brace.


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Tippi- Skywatcher N SoftMaple's Silver Streak to DESE RATI- was Second in her Sweepstakes class, Second in her puppy class at the National and Second in Brace.



Dana and Tippi

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Stella and Connie had a fantastic week at the Curly-Coated Retriever National Specialty!

At 9 years of age, she started the week by finishing her Senior Hunter title at the CCRCA Hunt Test in Chardon, OH, with her 4th straight pass in 3 months! Monday she earned her 2nd Working Certificate Qualified in the pouring rain and ran beautifully.

At the CCRCA Specialty show on Thursday, she won Best Veteran, an Award of Merit and the Brood Bitch class.

This is her 3rd AOM and the 4th year in a row she has won the Brood Bitch class, shattering the record for BB class winners.

SHR GCH SoftMaple's Gunflint Skywatcher CD SH DJ WCQ2 UWC.

Burly (Softmaple's Out Late and Early) qualified in Rally Obedience.


Rorry (Ch Softmaple Auror Of Nyehyrst) was Third place in Veteran 7-9 years.

Avery had a very nice run in Agility at the National!

CH Softmaples Fly By Night WC, BN, RA, CA, CGC, RATI


And as an added brag, the Best in Specialty Show winner (Tina) is out of two of our dogs! Tina is out of SHR GCH SoftMaple's Gunflint Skywatcher CD SH DJ WCQ2 UWC sired by C.I.B POHJ & FI & NO & SE MVA TK2 BH RTK1 Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman


In Canada Riggs was Best of Breed in Baby Puppy, and 2nd in Group!

Riggs also earned his Novice Trick Dog title! SoftMaple's Lethal Weapon NTD

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Dana, a SoftMaple CurlyCoated Retriever  




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