Dottie has proved to be a very easy breeder and whelped all her litters naturally, which is quite rare in the Swissy world. Dottie's show career got off to an excellent start with two wins out of two shows. We are thrilled with Dottie, not only because she is a good breeder and show dog, but most of all because she has a very calm and loving nature and gets on well with everyone she meets. We would like to thank Jenn, her breeder, for letting us have such a wonderful friend and companion. After 3 successful litters Dottie has now been retired from our breeding programme. Although we always take great care when choosing stud dogs, sadly Dottie's 2nd litter produced epilepsy. No-one knows for sure what causes or produces epilepsy in dogs but it is thought to have a hereditary nature. With this in mind we have withdrawn the whole of that litter from the breeding program.
Sadly we said goodbye to Dottie at 10 ½ years old. Dottie had three litters and produced 27 puppies. In the last few years she had suffered from arthritis in her front feet and on top of this she was having difficulty in rising and looked in pain so we took the sad decision to have her PTS. Dottie has been a great girl and we will miss her happy, smiley face. Dottie has been a wonderful role model for our other Swissies with her kind, gentle nature. Run free Dottie, always in our hearts.