Category Archives: Breeding Success Stories

Great Dane News from New Zealand!

In late 2009 New Zealand BISS Champion Congistador Once Only whelped a gorgeous litter of six healthy puppies sired by American BISS Champion Sunstrike Romeo. Dr. Sharon Vanderlip collected, processed,  froze, and shipped “Romeo’s” semen to New Zealand. Watch for these beauties in the New Zealand show ring soon!


Aspencreek’s Sabaka first came to Dr. Vanderlip for ultrasound imaging for pregnancy. Dr. Vanderlip discovered that Sabaka had only one EXTREMELY LARGE puppy and knew that she would definitely need help. On July 5, 2009, Dr. Vanderlip performed a C-section on Sabaka and delivered a gigantic, healthy, happy Chinook puppy! The sire is Channahon’s Kuska. … Continue reading Sabaka

Luck of the Irish!

Ten Irish Setter puppies born in Finland from frozen semen shortly after St. Patrick’s Day! Russian and Belarus Champion Original Gigglin Glenda whelped 10 beautiful, healthy puppies on March 22, 2009, in Finland. The puppies were produced from semen collected, frozen, and shipped by Dr. Vanderlip. The sire of the puppies is New Zealand and … Continue reading Luck of the Irish!

Newfoundland Frozen Semen Puppies!

International Champion Watchbear’s Dibs is a high tech Newfie, from start to finish! Dr. Vanderlip monitored Dibs’ estrous cycle, timed her breeding, and performed a transcervical insemination using ICSB frozen semen from Champion Legacy’s Shortstop Ozzie Smith. Four weeks later, Dr. Vanderlip did an ultrasound and confirmed Dibs was pregnant. On February 3, 2009, Dr. … Continue reading Newfoundland Frozen Semen Puppies!

Swimming in Success!

Champion Monogram’s Bada Bing (Anthony) has two beautiful new litters on the ground and more on the way! Anthony was temporarily pulled from the show circuit and from stud service, on Dr. Vanderlip’s advice, when she diagnosed Anthony’s pancreatitis. Anthony’s owners, Michele and Michael Leon and Michael Faulkner, gave Anthony the prescribed treatment and rest … Continue reading Swimming in Success!

Happy New Year 2009!

“Jessie” gave birth to six gorgeous Australian Shepherd puppies on January 5, 2009, from a frozen semen surgical insemination timed and performed by Dr. Sharon Vanderlip. These long-awaited babies will be loved and cherished by Rizzo family members and friends. Their sire, “Bear”, was the Rizzo family’s heart dog and just before he passed away … Continue reading Happy New Year 2009!