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* Top Golden Retriever Breeder 2012, 2013, 2014  & 2015 *


Updated 2/8/18

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Latest news here below......


Huge congratulations to Anthony Trinder and Sh Ch Thornywait San Valentino JW ShCM on gaining Gio's Show Champion title.....we are so proud of you both!!


Billy Elliot De Ria Vela JW won his 2nd CC and Best of breed at Border Union Championship show under judges Margaret Bourn and Bertil Lundgren.


Billy Elliott De Ria Vela JW wins his first CC at Birmingham National under all rounder Dianne Stewart-Ritchie

Bitch CC winner and Best of breed was Ch Thornywait Fame n'Fortune at Catnnels owned by Mark & Iris Wheeldon, huge congratulations to you, she looked fantastic.



We had a lovely day at Crufts, here are some pictures of the dogs we took......

Sh Ch Thornywait Billie Jean won a large and full of quality veteran bitch class, 39 lovely girls were entered!

This was especially lovely as it was her final show as she is now officially retired.

Our sweet Billy Elliot De Ria Vela JW won his Graduate class.

Thornywait San Valentino JW owned by Anthony Trinder won the lovely Post Graduate dog class with mine and Sue Loach's Thornywait Rossini JW being placed second



It was lovely to see Thornywait Moonglow win the open bitch class at the world dog show and being placed reserve best bitch after her daughter, congratulations to her owners Paloma and Antonio.


Congratulations to Anthony Trinder and Thornywait San Valentino on his Best In Show wins as well as RBIS's and group wins these last few weeks, so proud of you both


Sh Ch Thornywait Pearlie Queen wins her 4th CC at Gundog Society of Wales under Liz Keene


We have a new Show Champion in Thornywait Pearlie Queen!!

Huge thank you to Gloria Gargan, Casey MacDonald-Wood and Aidine Howes for her 3 CC's ( All with Best of Breed) & Christine Ashton for her 1 RCC, so proud of our girl to achive this as she has never been heavily shown.


** Goodbye darling Mia **

Sh Ch Thornywait Music of the Nite JW

20/6/03 - 22/9/17


A fantastic dat at The GRC Championship show with Sh Ch Thornywait My Girl at Glenrioch (Owned by Marie Grady)winning Bitch CC and Best In Show, Sh Ch Thornywait Isabella with Millgreen (Co Owned with Sue & Dave Barnes) won the bitch RCC, huge thanks to the judge Lyndsey Maynard


Welcome to our home page.

Thornywait is a kennel located in Whitwick, Leicestershire. 

We are very proud to have been awarded Our dogs Top Golden Retriever breeder 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 we also owned the top winning Golden Retriever of 2008  Sh Ch Thornywait Music Of The Nite JW.

We are very lucky to have bred  or owned 14 UK Show Champions and bred another 7 Champions abroad.

Dogs owned or bred here have also gained 22 Junior Warrants, 29 KC stud book numbers and 3 show Gundog working certificates.

We have also briefly ventured into the shooting field which we and the dogs thoroughly enjoyed, time permitting I would like to continue with this.

Our aim is to breed well tempered Golden Retrievers that are sound in body and mind that we can be proud of  and that most importantly make great family pets.

You can contact Susanna by E-Mail  or phone on 01530 457203 for more information.





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