Tectona Grand Sunrise A.Ex.
Teak is a 13 year old working bred Golden Retriever. She is a rescue dog, who I got from South West Golden Retriever Rescue at around 2 years old. Teak has now retired from a fun-filled and successful "career" in competitive obedience (click here to view results). She has taken me from the bottom level up through three classes, and has one class A win. Very proud of her, and sometimes I wonder what her last owners would have thought if they could see her now!
She has not been an easy dog socially, but is generally very easy going, goofy and sweet.
My most memorable experience with Teak was qualifying for the ABC Final in Stockport where she went on to work her heart out for me and won the class out of a huge entry of 78 dogs. Teak has also won Highest Placed Gundog in Show at Worcester two years running and the Highest Placed Novice Gundog at Cwmbran.
Teak has competed as part of the Western Team in the Inter-regional obedience competition at Crufts twice, against the other regions of the UK. She loves Crufts!
Teak was the winner of the YKC Rebecca Pointer Award at Crufts 2012 for the most points gained at obedience shows. In this year, she also qualified for and competed in the Graduate Obedience class where she was placed third. Teak has achieved her Kennel Club Good Citizens Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.
Teak is such an easy dog to live with, a very quiet, lazy girl who loves people and her (very) few select dog friends! She loves to wrestle with the boys when she has a funny five mins.
Teak is a regular visitor to a local care home where she loves to get all of the treats and belly rubs! It's a job she was made for- a lazy, loving girl.