RIP our beautiful boy Darby, 1/7/2003 - 17/4/2015. Always in our hearts.
Our first Airedale, Darby, was bred by Rebecca Preece-Harvey and Russell Harvey of Fyreoayre. He came to us as an 8-week-old puppy in September 2003. Like all puppies he was cute and loveable, but it wasn't long before we realised he is also loyal and intelligent, with a mischievous sense of humour. He is easily trained and has a delightful, laid-back attitude.
We quicky became hooked on the breed and began showing Darby, after painstakingly learning how to handstrip a showdog. We made all our early grooming mistakes on Darby but with a bit of bribery and some treats he patiently allowed us to practice on him!
Since then we've had a lot of fun, made some great friends and had some success in the show ring. We're proud to say that at the age of 4, Darby achieved his title of Australian Grand Champion, having won numerous best in group, runner up in group and in-show awards along the way.