Nico was truly one of a kind. He was bred by Lynne Wolfe in Maine, and came to live with us at Curig as a young pup. Shown by Barb in his younger days, Nico was retired to live out his years with Juliana and his daughter Nonnie.
Nico loved to show & he had a spectacular career in the ring. He finished his Canadian Championship in short order, picking up group placings in the process. Some of his Specialty wins in Canada and the US are outlined below.
Best Opposite Sex in Sweeps – Cascade Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club
breeder-judge Terry Hansen in 1996
Reserve Winners Dog – Cascade Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club in 1996
Best in Sweeps – PWCA Ontario/Quebec Specialty
breeder-judge Millie Williams in 1996.
His full sister Ch. LeftBank Curig Northern Dancer won Best of Opposite Sex at the same show.
Winners Dog – Lakeshore Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club in 1996.
First in the 12-18 month class – PWCC of America’s National Specialty in 1996.
Winner of Best Stud Dog – PWCCA National specialty in 1998.
Winner of Best Opposite Sex and Best Stud dog – Ontario/Quebec Specialty in 1997 and 1999.
Nico was the sire of many champions including Ch Curig Oh Suzannah, Ch Curig Only You, Ch Curig Ophelia and Ch Curig Orange Blossom. His legacy lives on in them and his grandchildren.
Nico greeted everything in life with enthusiasm. At the age of 11 Juliana and Nico achieved his CD title, proving that you really can teach an old dog new tricks! He also passed his Canine Good Neighbour evaluation with flying colours.
Sadly we lost Nico in November 2006. A once in a lifetime companion, he is greatly missed.