Dun Roven’s Explorer, aka “Dora” was named RU Champion at the National Amateur Grouse Championship held in Meredith, MI this week. She competed against several Champions and top quality grouse dogs from MI, OH, KY, PA, NY, NH & WI, including last year’s Champion and RU. A total of 49 dogs competed. Dora was bred by Richard & Jennifer Wyatt, and was sired by Dun Roven’s Sidney, out of B’s Midnight Heartbreak. Bred to be a grouse dog, Dora’s Dam (also bred by the Wyatt’s), was sired by their cover dog competitor After Midnight, and out of a daughter of CH Stillmeadow’s Jim X CH Skyline Patty.
Pictured with us are co-owners Sean McKellip (who ran Dora), and owner of Dun Roven Kennels, Rich Hollister.