Tealwood's Ciara Karina (B/y)

(BISS Ch. Ridge View Bugs Bunny  x  Molly D'Major of Tealwood)

Picture at 3 years of age

Born June 22, 2000

OFA hips excellent; OFA elbows

Eyes CERF annually

Optigen tested "Normal/Clear" for PRA

Karina has gone to a wonderful retirement home with Buzz and Mary Ann Baumgold in Long Island, NY.  As hard as it was to say goodbye to sweet Karina, it warms my heart that she will be the center of attention with this wonderful family.  To make it even better, Karina is now reunited with her son, Walter, who has lived with the Baumgolds since about 2 years of age.  And she always loved her babies ... never forgot them!  I'm so pleased that I have several of Karina's daughters and a granddaughter to carry on her wonderful qualities in my breeding program.  Love you forever, "Bean"!

Karina was the only female in a litter of eight, but what a lovely well-balanced puppy!  She has a super sweet, loving personality, a beautiful feminine head and expression, outstanding frontpiece and coat.  She excels in retrieving drive and should be a strong candidate for working titles.  Since Karina prefers to snuggle with the crowd rather than perform in the conformation ring, her forte may be field and obedience and therapy work ... and producing lovely puppies.



Karina (right) with her sister Janelle on 2/6/08, the night before they left for New York


Still a beautiful girl at 7 years - 2/6/08


Karina snoozing on the dogs' loveseat - 2/6/08


Lovely head study @ 3.5 years


Karina @ 3.5 years



Karina 3.5 years


Karina 3.5 years


Karina @ 3 years



Karina @ 3 years



Karina at 2 years (curling her lip like great-granddaddy Major in 2nd picture!)



Karina at 2 years



         (left) Karina at 2 years retrieving with Jackie

(right) Karina @ 2 yrs.(back) with   half-sister Janelle (11 mos.)


Karina at 20 months


Karina at 1 year


Karina at 6 weeks


Karina at 6 weeks



Karina at 4 months