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2015 News

December: Well done to Klara and Austin for their respective In Group wins at some of the last shows of the year. Also, Parker celebrates his flagship year with more In Group awards, and finishes the DogsOnline Pointscore as the Number 1 Working Dog in NSW, Number 1 Puli in Australia and in the Top 20 amongst All Breeds! The Rustufarion Pulis are again Number 1 Puli Kennel in the country on the ADVANCE Breeder of the Year tally.

October: Celebrations at Rustufarion this month, as the team enjoy a USA holiday to coincide with the Puli Club of America 60th Anniversay National Specialty, and support Royson Valore who was invited to judge Sweepstakes at this prestigeous show! Stella also gives us another reason to celebrate, as after winning Best In Show at the Canberra Working Dog Specialty at the start of the month she now has all the requisite wins to qualify her as a Supreme Champion!

September: Melbroune Royal time again, and the team travel down south of the border to again compete for top honours. The team do not disappoint: Portia going Best of Breed and goes onto Best In Group 2nd, Parker Runner Up Best of Breed, and Stella & Austin picking up both Reserve Challenges!! Dotti the Lagotti also wins Best of Breed, and the Rustufarion Breeder's Team win Best Breeders Team on the Day and also return on General Specials day for the finals.

August: A quieter month for the team, but not without success as Parker celebrates Runner Up Best In Group at the Dogs NSW Spring Fair and Tucker wins Best In Group in Melbourne. A small number of our team also attend the Brisbane EKKA Royal show, and our yung gun Spy wins a competitive Best of Breed, and pocket rocket Stella is Runner Up Best of Breed!

July: Parker has a super month this July, winning himself 6 x Best In Group wins and 2 x Runner Up Best In Show awards, under local, interstate and international judges!

June: As winter sets in, the team at home snuggle up in front of the fire, whilst Parker and Stella take home some more In Group accolades.

May: Parker has a wonderful month, finishing off his Supreme Championship by adding four more Best In Show wins to his tally, including at the Working Dog Club of NSW. We also celebrate two more Australian Champions also as Austin and Liza gain their last points. And our Lagotto Dotti adds Best Baby In Show to her list of achievements!

April: Sydney Royal was another great event for our team this year! In breed judging, Tucker is Best of Breed and goes onto Best In Group 2nd, Stella is Runner Up Best of Breed, and Parker and Klara win both respective Reserve Challenges. On sweepstakes day, our beautiful old man Otto wins Best Special Veteran, and our newcomer Dotti the Lagotti debuts with 3rd Place in a huge Baby Puppy Sweepstakes!

March: The first day of this month is going to be hard to top as our team meet up at Canberra Royal. In breed judging, Parker is awarded Best of Breed, Tucker is Runner Up Best of Breed and Stella takes home Bitch Challenge! Archer, Austin and Willow also win their classes. Parker then wows us by not only being awarded Best In Group, but goes on to win the ultimate prize of BEST IN SHOW!! To win the 'top prize' at a Major Royal show is a dream come true, and the team are all very proud! Later in the month Parker, Stella & Klara all continue to win big ribbons at All Breeds level.

February: Our team celebrate more awards in February. Stella wins Multiple Best & Runner Up In Group wins, and Parker receives more In Group and Class In Show recognition. Klara also joins in on the fun, with her own Runner Up In Group award!

January: What a fabulous start to the year for our team!!! Tucker wins back-to-back Best In Shows at the large Australia Day International Cluster shows in Victoria! Parker wins three consecutive Best In Groups wins, and converts to two more Classes In Show and a Runner Up Best In Show All Breeds! And Stella is awarded Runner Up Best In Group at the Sydney Australia Day show! What an exciting year 2015 is going to be!

 

2014 News

December: Congratulations to the team for their great results! Portia and Parker both share Best In Group wins to end the year on a high. Our team finishes with the Top 3 Pulis in Australia (DOL Best of Breed Point Score), with Portia taking out top honours after her fantastic year, especially at the big shows. Tucker finishes as our top placed Puli (DOL Show Dog of the Year), placing overall 4th Top Working Dog in Victoria. Parker finishes the year strongly, finishing 5th Top Working Dog in NSW! And Rustufarion are again awarded Top Puli Breeders!

November: While the rest of the team have a well-earned break after all the excitement of the Royal season and overseas holidays, Parker has been a very busy boy this month! He wins Multiple Best In Group wins, as well as All Breeds Best and Runner Up Best In Show wins to finish the month! Liza also wins Puppy In Show at the WDCNSW Champ Show.

October: It has been another exciting month at Rustufarion, most of all because of another successful and fun-filled visit to the PCA National Specialty cluster - it is aways great to catch up with our Puli friends abroad! Royson is even lucky enough to handle the National Specialty Best of Breed winner! On the show front, Portia gains those final points to qualify for her Supreme Champion Title (Dogs NSW pending) - the highest accolade for Australian dogs! Her sister Klara also adds more In Group and In Show wins to her tally, very close now to her Grand Championship points despite having time off to be a mum.

Septmber: What a way to begin the month - Happy Father's Day Royson - Tucker wins Runner Up Best In Show, Parker wins Best In Group, and Portia wins back-to-back Best In Groups and her own Runner Up Best In Show! Three dogs with three big wins on the same day!! Archer and his mother Klara also win Classes In Group. The team then attend a big couple of weekends for Adelaide, followed by the prestigeous Melbourne Royal shows. At Adelaide, Royal, Tucker wins Best of Breed and goes on to Best In Group 4th, whilst Portia is Runner Up Best of Breed. At Melbourne, Rustufarion were well represented on the winners pegs with all major Breed awards being won by our team! Portia was Best of Breed, her sister Klara Runner Up Best of Breed, Zappa and Tucker Dog Challenge and Reserve respectively, Willow Puppy of Breed and newcomer Ashley was Best Baby. On General Specials day the celebrations continued, with Portia placing Best In Group 4th in another strong Royal line-up, and best of all our Rustufarion Breeders Team are awarded the ultimate Best Breeders Team In Show - thanks to the team Parker & Amy, Tucker & Dean, Portia & Royson and Klara & Russell!! It's been a busy time!

August: Parker continues to win more In Group prizes at major Sydney Shows - he is definitely on a roll! Our team then compete at the premier Sydney Show, the Dogs NSW Spring Fair, with thrilling results! Parker wins a Best In Group, Runner Up Best In Group and all three Australian Bred In Group awards on offer for the weeknd in very strong company! To top the weekend off, the Rustufarion Breeders' Team win First Place in the Breeders' Sweepstakes, with thanks to Amy & Simone for handling on the day and Victoria for all her support and organisation behind the scenes!

July: Tucker continues his winning ways this month as does Portia, each picking up more In Group wins this July and new baby Trooper wins Baby In Show. Meanwhile Parker wins his first Best In Show at T&G International Show, and Stella wins Best In Show at Sutherland Shire ABKC, both in large Sydney entries! Royson & Stella at NOTH also represent Rustufarion Pulis in the annual "Amish Challenge," an owner/breeder/handler competition generously supported by Sue Huebner of Cordmaker Pulis, and the pair win the major prize Award of Honour! It was an absolute honour to win this award in memory of the great "Amish" Gr, Am & Can Ch Cordmaker Mississippi Mud, a truly great Puli and ambassador for the breed both in Australia and abroad.

June: A busy month for the team getting out and about before that winter chill hits. Tucker wins a string of Best In Groups, and back-to-back Best In Shows, one of which was at the Working Dog Club of Victoria! Stella and Portia also win In Group awards this month!

May: Congratulations to Portia who won Runner Up Best In Show at Ladies Kennel Assn of NSW this month! Tucker continues to win well in Victoria also - well done team! Parker, at just over 3 years of age, also wins an In Show award in Sydney!

April: Another Sydney Royal done and dusted, and for the fourth year in a row our team perform expectionally well! Stella wins Bitch Challenge and Best of Breed, Otto Dog Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed, Zappa Reserve Dog Challenge and Portia Reserve Bitch Challenge. Spy, Stella Jr, Austin and Parker also win their classes. Spy is Puppy of Breed and on General Specials day shortlisted amongst the Top Puppies in the Working Dog Group. Our Breeders Team perform well in the Group judging also. However the icing on the cake is our little dynamo Stella going on to win Best In Group 3rd in a large group entry! In other news this month, congratulations to Tucker and Portia who each win Best In Group wins this month!

March: Parker continues to excite us, another Best In Group from the Intermediate class!! Wendy also completes her Championship Title - well done to the team who each contributed to her success.

January: Multiple Best & Runner Up In Group wins again for Tucker to begin the year.

 

2013 News

December: Congratulations Tucker - finishing the year on a high with a string of Best In Show and Runner Up Best In Show wins early in the month!! Merry Christmas and a very Happy 2014 to all our Puli friends and family!!

November: Well done to the team on their continued successes. Klara wins Best and Runner Up Best In Group wins this November, as does Tucker. Congratulations also to our newest Champion, Brew (Rustufarion Bubble The Brew) and his proud co-owner Pauline Hartwell!

October: A quiet month this October as the team take a well-earned break and the Rustufarion Gang head over to America for the PCA Nationals! All reports are the gang had a wonderful time - thanks America for your hospitality!

September: Another highly successful Melbourne Royal for the team in 2013! Congratulations to Tucker who won Best of Breed, Portia Runner Up Best of Breed, and to Otto and Klara for taking out the Reserve Challenges. Austin, Macy and Stella also win their classes. Tucker returns on General Specials day to win Best In Group 2nd!! Congratulations Tuckeer & Dean! Otto also attends his final shows for the year under another International Panel and wins his own share of Runner Up In Group awards as well as Australian Bred In Show.

August: Congratulations to the team for a very successful Adelaide Royal this year. Klara wins the ultimate Best of Breed award this year, with her litter sister Portia going Runner Up Best of Breed. Tucker is awarded Dog Challenge, and Austin Reserve Dog and Puppy of Breed! Klara was also shortlisted for Best In Group on General Specials day - well done team! Otto also shows the youngsters how it is done up in Sydney, at almost 10 year of age winning Runner Up Best In Group at the prestigeous Dogs NSW Spring Fair!

July: Otto and Stella do us proud, winning between them three Best In Groups on consecutive weekends in NSW! Otto wins Australian Bred In Show, followed by Best In Group at North of the Harbour International as well as Best In Group at The Junior Kennel Club of NSW under overseas judges, and Stella Best In Group at Harden Murrumburrah. Stella is now closing on on those final wins for her Supreme Championship - good luck baby girl!

April: Tucker wows us on the first day of the month by winning consecutive Sydey Royal group placements, going Best In Group 3rd and then helps the Rustufarion Breeder's Team take home Best Breeder's Team in Working Dog Group! Tucker also wins several Best In Group, a Runner Up Best In Show and Best In Show wins before the month concludes! Portia, not wanting to be forgotten, also wins Runner Up Best In Group and an Australian Bred In Show win in April!

March: The team introduce excitedly introduce our new "Danish Treasures" to the ring, and what a start they have made - Envy, Best Baby In Show on debut, Trouble Best Baby In Group on debut weekend, and Brew Multiple Best Baby In Group wins and Best Baby In Show! Portia picks up Multiple In Group awards as well as Runner Up Best In Show! Wendy continues to win Multiple Class In Group awards, and finally Parker finishes his Australian Championship Title to become Rustufarion's 17th Champion Puli! At The 2013 Sydney Royal our team also continue to delight us - Tucker Best of Breed, Zappa Reserve Dog Challenge and Portia Reserve Bitch Challenge! On Sweepstakes day our Pulis also do incredibly well - Otto 2nd in 7-10 Veterans Sweepstakes, Merlin at 14 is 3rd in the 10+ Veterans Sweepstakes, and Trouble wins 5th Place in the All Breeds Baby Puppy Sweepstakes in a field of 80+ entries! And on General Specials day Tucker goes on to win Best In Group 3rd, and the Rustufarion Puli team are awarded Best Breeder's Team In Group!! It's been a busy and exciting couple of weeks!!

February: Well done Tucker on continuing your winning ways, more Best In Group wins this month! Portia also picks up Runner Up Best In Group in Sydney.

January: Tucker makes a great start to the year, with Best In Group and Multiple Runner Up Best In Group wins in Melbourne, including at the Australia Day International cluster!

 

2012 News

December: Well done to our team for finishing the year on a high. Tucker is Top Puli (DOL Best of Breed Pointscore), and Rustufarion are again Top Puli Kennel and No. 2 Working Dog Breeders in Australia (DOL Pointscore)! Tucker and Otto also celebrate Best In Group wins to finish off the year. Thanks to all our team members and families who have helped to make Rustufarion so successful in 2012!

November: Congratulations to the team for their continued success this month. Stella wins Multiple Best and Runner Up Best In Group wins to complete her Grand Championship title, on holidays with Averill Llewellynn! Portia wins back-to-back Best In Group wins at Sydney's Dalwood Championship Show, and Parker becomes Rustufarion's youngest ever Best In Group winning Puli, taking this high level award at just 18 months of age!

October: Tucker continues to fly the flag high, taking home back-to-back Best In Show wins at Cobram & Euroa!

September: The team continue to do us proud at Major Royal shows - this time Adelaide where Zappa was Best of Breed and Klara Runner Up Best of Breed. Tucker adds another Runner Up Best In Show to his list, and Stella also wins Best In Show All Breeds to become our 5th homebred Best In Show recipient!

August: More 'Royal' success for the team, this time at Brisbane Royal. Klara wins Best of Breed, and Tucker Runner Up Best of Breed! Klara is also shortlisted for Best In Group on General Specials day! Stella also picks up a couple of Best In Group and In Show wins on the Western Circuit in August.

July: Another huge month for Rustufarion, as we celebrate 4 new titles! Proudly, our kennel has 4 dogs who each qualify for the newly introduced Australian Supreme Champion title, each of them being Multiple Best In Show (All Breeds) winners! Otto and Tucker are the first to obtain the requisite challenge after 1 July 2012, and are now known as Supreme Champions! The following weekend, it is Polly and our grand old man Merlin's turn, who each also qualify!

June: The mid-year point has Rustufarion flying high! Tucker, after more group placements this month, is the No. 1 Working Dog in Victoria, No. 2 Working Dog Nationally, and No. 7 amongst All Breeds in Victoria! Otto also shows he has still got the goods winning Runner Up Best In Group in Sydney. Looking forward to the second half of the year!!

May: Tucker continues his winning ways, picking up Best In Group and Runner Up Best In Group awards, and newcomers Dallas and Wendy take home their first Baby Puppy In Group awards!

April: The Easter season has a cracking start for our team as Tucker celebrates becoming a Grand Champion by taking out Best In Show, followed by Runner Up Best In Show at the Easter Festival KC shows each with an entry of 800+!! The team then do us very proud at the Sydney Royal Easter Show - Tucker Best of Breed, Otto Runner Up Best of Breed, Portia Bitch Challenge and Pippa Puppy of Breed! Tucker then goes on to win Runner Up Best in the Working Dog Group (Group 2) in an entry 564 exhibits!! Thanks to all the team for a great Royal!

March: A mammoth month for the team!! March begins with new title, as Portia finishes her Australian Championship title and celebrates with a Runner Up Best In Group win. Tucker continues his winning ways, fast closing in on his Grand Championship Title by taking out three Runner Up Best In Group wins, and then at the end of the month taking out Best In Show at Ovens Valley Canine Club to become a Grand Champion!! He follows up the next day with Runner Up Best In Group to our 'Grand Lady' Polly who won the ring, and newcomer Dallas takes out Baby In Group too! Well done Tucker, and his co-owners Dean & Russell on the fabulous results!

February: Fabulous Canberra Royal results for our team!!! Zappa takes home Best of Breed, Polly Runner Up Best of Breed, and Stella and Tucker both Reserve Challenges. Then, during group judging, Zappa performs brilliantly to take home Runner Up Best In Group, in an entry of 364!!! Well done Zappa - another notable feather in your cap! Melba also finishes her Australian Championship title this month - thanks to Averill Llewellyn for taking such good care of our girl.

January: Our boys begin the year with a bang! Tucker wins two Runner Up Best In Groups and two Best In Group this month, and in Sydney Otto wins Runner Up Best In Group! Stella does not want to be left out, also winning Runner Up Best In Group in January.

 

2011 News

December: Otto finishes the year winning Best In Group at ACT Ladies Kennel Club, and Parker Minor In Group at Morisset in their last shows for the year.

November: Tucker and Parker continue to win In Group awards this month.

October: Otto begins the month with another Best In Group win and Parker more wins in Sweepstakes and Baby In Group at Greater Western AB & O Club. Polly bookends the month with another Best In Group, as well as Best of Breed at Hobart Royal.

September: Congratulations Asta on finishing your Australian Championship Title. Tucker also picks up another Best In Group award, as well as Stella another Class In Show award this month. At the end of September, the team travel down to Victoria to attend the 2011 Melbourne Royal Show, and again celebrate some fantastic results! Polly wins Bitch Challenge & Best of Breed, Otto wins Dog Challenge & Runner Up Best of Breed, Zappa is awarded Reserve Dog Challenge, and Pippa is Baby of Breed and makes it through the to the final 4 for Best Baby Puppy of the Day!

August: The team celebrate a truely memorable weekend at the Dogs NSW Spring Fair in August - a weekend that will surely be hard to top... On Saturday under breed specialist Dr Leif Ragnar Hjorth (Rosenhjorth Pulis - Norway), Zappa wins Best of Breed in an entry of 19, Best In Group and goes on to be awarded Runner Up Best In Show in an entry of over 1600!!! Then, as if that was not enough for one weekend, on Sunday Otto wins Best In Group and ALSO goes on to Runner Up Best In Show in an entry of over 1800!!! Zappa also won Intermediate In Group on Friday, and new kid Parker won a Baby In Group award on Sunday. Rustufarion also proudly took home all 6 CC's on offer between 6 different dogs - well done to Tucker, Polly, Zappa, Klara, Otto & Stella. Congratulations team on a wonderful weekend, and thanks to Dean, Courtney & Patrice, and Russell (supporting from afar this weekend) for being part of it! Photos to come shortly...

July: Otto has a fabulous month at the big NSW International shows this month, winning Best In Group (Day 1) and Runner Up Best In Group (Day 2) at North of the Harbour, and also a Runner Up Best In Group win at the Sydney Kennel Club (Day 2).

June: Our young team continue to do well this month. Tucker is awarded Best In Group at the Bulla Autumn International "Maple" Show, and Stella picks up Runner Up Best In Group and Best Australian Bred In Show at Gosford City Canine Club!

May: Tucker is awarded back-to-back Best In Group awards, and Best Australian Bred In Show, whilst Asta wins back-to-back Best Puppy In Show awards at Shepparton & District and Euroa KCs!

April: Congratulations to our team for another fantastic Sydney Royal Easter Show! In the breed ring, Otto wins Dog Challenge & Best of Breed, Polly wins Reserve Bitch Challenge and Asta Best Puppy of Breed! Otto then goes on to win Best In Group 4th in a Working Dog Group entry of 490 strong on General Specials day!! He was also awarded 2nd in the All Breeds Veterans Sweepstakes at 7.5 years - way to go Otto! In the agility ring, our upcoming agility star Cookie Monster wins 3rd Place! Congratulations team!! Otto then chooses to celebrate his Royal wins by going Best In Group at County of Cumberland International Panel Show which had a total entry over 1700 in the show - well done Otto!!

March: Otto wins Best In Show in Sydney at Blacktown Kennel & Training Club, in an entry of 589. And later this month, we celebrate our second Champion for this year with Nina gaining those last points at 15 months of age.

February: Polly begins her 2011 campaign with Best In Group and Best Australian Bred In Show wins at Rydal A H & P Society. The team continue their winning ways at the 2011 Canberra Royal Show, with Polly going Bitch Challenge & Best of Breed, followed by her daughter Portia who was Reserve Bitch Challenge & Runner Up Best of Breed, and her brother Otto who was once again the Dog Challenge winner.

January: Tucker begins the year with a 'bang' going Best In Group and Best Australian Bred In Show at Historic Maldon in Victoria, and Runner Up Best In Group at Yarrawonga & Border CA. New kid Asta also does us proud, winning Multiple Class In Show awards in Victoria. And finally, we congratulate Colby on gaining her Australian Championship Title!

 

2010 News

November: This month Polly wins another Best In Show, this time at Orange & District Kennel & Obedience Club, whilst she and her brother accumulate Multiple In Group placements, including Otto's Best In Group win at the Dogs NSW Spring Fair! Otto also makes another memorable TV appearance, this time on Chanel 9's Mornings With Kerri-Anne.

October: A busy month for our team, with many great wins to share. Polly makes a 'bang' this October taking home Multiple In Group placements and a Best In Show win at Kyabram A H & P Society. Meanwhile, her brother Otto is also awarded Best In Group in NSW. Youngster Nina picks up several Puppy In Group awards, whilst Asta also continues her stellar ring debut picking up more Baby Puppy In Group and In Show wins! Royson also attends the 2010 PCA National Specialty shows in the USA this month, handling Am Ch Bokar Polly-Wolly-Doodle (Owned by L. Richmond, C. Nusbickel & S. Huebner) to great success - see photographs!!

September: The team celebrates another successful Melbourne Royal!! Polly continues her winning Royal streak taking home Reserve Bitch Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed. The boys do us proud with Otto winning Dog Challenge, and Tucker Reserve Dog Challenge. Nina makes her Royal 'mark' with Best Puppy of Breed, and newcomer Obi makes his show-ring debut with Best Baby Puppy of Breed!! Klara and Melba also win their respective classes. We are undoubtably thrilled with the results!

August: Polly returns to the ring at the Junior Kennel Club of NSW International show, taking home Runner Up Best in Group and Best Australian Bred In Show in a total show entry of over 1300!!

July: Otto enjoys success this month taking home Multiple Best and Runner Up Best In Show awards at the ACT Combined Clubs and Harden Murrumburrah ABKC weekends, as well as back-to-back Best Australian Bred In Group awards at the North of the Harbour International Winter Classic weekend.

April: Congratulations to 'Team Rustufarion' for a wonderfully successful Sydney Royal Easter Show 2010! In the breed judging, Polly wins Bitch Challenge & Best of Breed, Tucker Dog Challenge and Otto Reserve Dog Challenge! Polly was also shortlisted in the Top 8 for the Working Dog Group on General Specials day - what an achievement for our lovely lady!! In the agility ring, our agility superstar Dharma wins 2nd in Novice Agility and 3rd in Excellent Jumping! Congratulations team!!

March: Polly wins Runner Up Best In Group and Australian Bred In Show at the 2010 Bathurst Royal!

 

2009 News

December: Rustufarion's new-look website is launched.

October: Polly wins Best In Show at Cobram Agricultural Society. Rustufarion are excited also that Gnasher, Rustufarion Kosmik Trekn, represents Australia at the 2009 World Dog Games in Sydney!

May: Polly enjoys a fabulous weekend at the Festival of the Canine in Port Macquarie, taking home one Best In Show and two Runner Up to Best In Show awards! Tucker also enjoys some success, finishing his Australian Championship title this weekend with a Runner Up Best In Group (to Polly!) and Intermediate In Show! What a great weekend!! Not to be outdone, Otto also wins Best In Show at Ladies Kennel Association of NSW!!

April: Polly wins Best In Show at the Easter Festival Kennel Club in Melbourne!!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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