Prairie's Tess, SH
||"Tess was the
first GSP to join our family. She has exceeded our
expectations. She has given new meaning to the phrase
“versatile hunting dog” showing her ability to adapt
to life in a one bedroom apartment, holiday visits to
family with 7 children running around, and snow-covered
fields full of pheasants."
by Mike Wolfe
here for Tess’
She is Spirit’s daughter from
her first litter and is Owned by Mike Wolfe.
CH. Prairie’s Pure Spirit, JH
and CH. Hillside’s Rocky
We were fortunate to have
Janet Clark, her breeder and co-owner, handle her
through her conformation championship. She seemed to
thrive in the ring, and carried herself with
confidence, maybe even an air of superiority.
Training Tess has been a joy
as she views all lessons as a game. Her attentive,
bright eyes are always looking at us with
expectation – whether for a treat, a ball, or a
She shows the same
enthusiasm in the field where she has been a stellar
hunting companion. Many of my friends have been
impressed with her endurance, intensity, and success
in the field – especially when she is hunting
beside their dogs. She has a good natural retrieve
and soft mouth, particularly with pheasants and
the best thing about Tess is that she excels during
the 10 months of the year when we can’t hunt. She
is my Saturday afternoon college football fan. There
is even some “friendly rivalry” between Tess and
my wife for a spot on the recliner for a Friday
evening movie. Her eagerness to please and faithful
companionship have made her a great addition to the
family and led me to purchase another puppy from the
shows off with her partner-in-crime and half-sister,
Prairie’s I Dream of Greenie (a.k.a. Sadie).
is a perfect example of the intent of our breeding
program. Tess is a bright ticked gal
that also has nice bone, a beautiful "typy"
head, compact feet, and moves
effortlessly. She is 22"
tall, weighs 56# and is OFA Good. Tess completed her Championship easily,
going nearly unbeaten and oftentimes being awarded Best of
Opposite Sex over Specials. She completed her Junior
Hunter and Senior Hunter titles with ease as well.
Our dogs and puppies are unconditional guaranteed against genetic
defects, as well as a general health guarantee.