After repeatedly saying there was no way that I would keep
a pup from this litter, I found I just couldn't part with Bud. Hence, the
registered name of Never Say Never.
What a joy he has been. Not only is he very
laid back & easy to have around the house, but he has turned into a great
In very limited campaigning in the field as a
juvenile, he surpassed
all expectations. Run in thirteen trials he had eleven placements - eight
of these are first place wins! Included in those are a first in a 25 dog
stake and winning the Central Gun Dog Futurity (23 entries). We are extremely
proud of the fact that Bud was ranked second in the country for juvenile firsts.
All this has been done on the dogs natural abilities with his breeder/owner as
Bud finished his show title with a five point
specialty major. He has a Best of Breed & was the recipient of the
Central Futurity Dual Dog Award. Bud is the Minnesota Brittany Club's Dual
Dog of the Year 2007, 2005, 2000, & 2001 & is also the 2001 Field Dog of the
After some fantastic hunting seasons with Bud,
he's recently gotten back into field competition and is closing in on both his
dual and amateur field championships. FLASH!! Bud finished
his amateur field championship on Mother's Day 2009 - what a great Mother's Day
Gone too soon.