Buck was Select at the Great Dane Club of New England's AM Specialty and
Best of Opposite at the PM show.

His mother, Sami was Veteran.

Announcing our newest Champion - CH Davisdane's The Duck Stops Here, Buck
After going Reserve Puppy Dog in Futurity at the National, Buck has finished his Championship at 13 months old.

His brother Drakken, Davisdane's Ducktor Drakken I Presume, has 7 points to date. 

Champion Sophie, CH Davisdane's Disco Duck.  
Congratulations to owner Victoria Trechet and handler Paul Levesque.Sophie finished her Championship with three majors and several major reserves.

The OFA Champion of Health program began in 2006 to award a dog who has significant accomplishments in the ring at the national level, field, as a working dog or as a producer and has the full complement of appropriate health screenings.  OFA recognizes the Champion of Health with an engraved medallion and a $100 donation to the Great Dane Club of America’s Donor Advised Fund at the AKC Canine Health Foundation.

OFA has named CH Davisdane’s Dare to be a Duck, CD, BN, RN, CGCA, ROM, HOF the Great Dane Champion of Health for 2014.  Daffy’s accomplishments are many.  She was the first mantle to finish her championship entirely from the Bred By Exhibitor class, the first recorded ROM mantle, and the first mantle to enter the GDCA Hall of Fame as a producer.

Daffy produced seven Champions,  six who have their CHIC certificates.  Her daughter, CH Davisdane LongVue Abigail, was Best of Winners at the 2010 National, where another daughter, CH Davisdane’s Rubber Ducky You’re the One, BN, RN, CGCA, was Best Puppy in the Futurity.  Daffy earned her CD at the age of 9-1/2 with a second place in all-breed competition, and her CGCA at almost 10 years of age.

Congratulations to Lisa Lewis and Pippa, Davisdane's Reflection of a Duck, for going Best of Winners at Greater Lowell Kennel Club.

Congratulations to Lindsay and Zac Cooper on Remi's big finish at Springfield on December with yet another major.

Daffy is awarded the prestigious 2014 OFA Champion of Health!!

Duckens wins the Stud Dog class at the National!

Congratulations to NEW CHAMPION Davisdane's El Jefe, Hugo, owned by Maria and Walt Perkins and myself.  Hugo is Daffy's seventh champion and finished completely owner handled.   Not only that, but Hugo and Walt are working in obedience and earned Hugo's Rally Novice title, with an all breed first place and an all breed fourth place.

Congratulations to Sophie, Davisdane's Disco Duck, owned by Victoria Tchetchet, on achieving 3 majors towards her championship.  She is almost there and will be our first natural eared champion!

Lisa, Davisdane's Lucky to be Ducky, CD, RA, CD, can now add BN (Beginner Novice) and CGCA (Advanced Canine Good Citizen) to her name.  Lisa earned her BN in three straight trials will one all-breed first place and two all-breed second places.

Sami, CH Davisdane's Rubber Ducky You're the One, BN, RN, CGC has also earned her CGCA title.

Isis, GCH Davisdane Acadia Dream Girl, won an Award of Merit at the prestigious Westminister Kennel Club, Breeder/Owner Handled by me.  Congratulations to owner Sharon Randall.

Daffy, CH Davisdane's Dare to be a Duck, CD, RN, BN, CGC, at the age of 9-1/2, has earned her Advanced CGC title, AKC Community Canine, making her CGC a CGCA.

We are looking forward to spring 2014 puppies from Isis and Sami

GCH Davisdane Acadia Dream Girl Isis CHIC

CH Davisdane’s Rubber Ducky You’re the One, RN, BN, CGC  CHIC

We are so proud to announce that our Daffy is the first mantle Great Dane to be entered in the GDCA Hall of Fame as a Producer! 

Not only that, but at the age of almost 9-1/2, she earned her CD obedience title in three straight trials with an all-breed second place. Now it’s CH Davisdane’s Dare To Be a Duck, CD, RN, BN, CGC HOF

Isis completed her Grand Championship by going Select at the Great Dane Club of Western Pennsylvania Specialty.

Duckens, BISS CH Davisdane Dansk Introduckshun, now has two Best in Specialties!


Hugo, Davisdane’s El Jefe, another of the Daffy X Wally kids, has started his show career with a bang!  In a short period of time, he has earned 11 points owner-handled, including a 4-pt major. 

We are looking forward to Hugo’s becoming Daffy’s SEVENTH Champion! 

Congratulations to Walt and Maria Perkins, who are taking turns owner-handling!

Congratulations to Lisa’s pup Lucy, Davisdane’s When Love Comes to Town, and her owner Eric Gross for starting off her show career with a major and earning her CGC!

Congratulations to Lisa’s pups, Pippa and Remi, on their reserve winners and placements at the National

Congratulations, also, to Lisa’s daughter Sophie, Davisdane’s Disco Duck, and owner Victoria Techetchet, on Sophie’s major win in Springfield.
It's Champion #6 for Daffy and Wally.  Congratulations to Edie and Tom Priois and Laurie and Cliff Lutton on their new Champion - CH Davisdane-TwinOaks Twistin Time Is Here v Mavro

We are very pleased to announce that Daffy, CH Davisdane's Dare to be a Duck, RN,BN, CGC, ROM earned her Beginner Novice title at the Great Dane Club of New England's first All Breed Obedience and Rally Trial.  Daffy is about to turn nine years old.


Her daughter, CH Davisdane's Rubber Ducky You're the One, RN, CGC, earned her first leg towards her Beginner Novice title and was first place Great Dane, beating her mother by one point.

Moxie Best Junior in Sweeps

We were really pleased to see three eight-year-old littermates competing in Obedience and Rally.  Congratulations to Daffy on her second Beginner Novice leg and to her brother Ace on his first Rally Novice leg.  Another littermate, Drake, Davisdane's Drake Puddleduck, CD, RE, competed in Open Obedience.  A great showing for our veterans!

Congratulations to Sharon and Isis on their owner-handled BOB win in Long Island. She went on to take an Owner-Handler Working Group 4.   Isis now needs only a major to complete her Grand Championship.

Congratulations to Davisdane's Dancing Duckling and her owner Carl Hoeping on finishing her CH with 3 major wins.  DD is Sami's littermate and Daffy's FIFTH Champion, listing Daffy on the Great Dane Club of America's Register of Merit.  She is the first mantle to be listed.

Congratulations to Sharon Randall and Isis on #2 owner-handled Great Dane in the AKC Owner Handler Series for 2012.

Congratulations to our eight year old Daffy, CH Davisdane's Dare to be a Duck, RN, CGC, on earning her second leg towards her Beginner Novice obedience title at the GDCNE Specialty and to her littermate Ace, Davisdane's Acadia Moonshine on earning his first Rally Novice leg.
Congratulations to Sami, CH Davisdane's Rubber Ducky You're the One, RN for passing her CGC test.

Congratulations to Duckens, GCH Davisdane Dansk Introduckshun, on his Top 20 listing and to Davisdane Drake Puddleduck, CD, RE on his Top 10 Obedience listing.

We are thrilled to have been recently interviewed by the Great Dane Gazette, the premier Great Dane magazine.  The interview is in the April issue and also can be seen on the internet.  Be sure to check it out.

Lisa, Davisdane's Lucky to be Ducky, CD, RA, has been bred by frozen semen to CH Dansk Star Blazer.  We are waiting for ultrasound confirmation. Puppies would be due in June.

I am pleased to announce that Abbey, GCH Davisdane-LongVue Abigail and Duckens, GCH Davisdane's Dansk Introduckshun, have both received their CHIC certificates.

That means that they have health clearances in cardio, hips, CERF (eyes) and thyroid. Duckens also has a brand new clearance not required for a CHIC, which is for degenerative myelopathy. A huge thank you to their owners, Tricia Miles and Carole Walcher, for sharing my passion of breeding healthy dogs.

Davisdane's Dancing Duckling, owned by Carl Hoeping, now has both her majors.

Twist takes 2 points on the Florida circuit.

Duckens wins BOB at Rubber City Kennel Club on January 7th 
January 15th, Duckens BOB and Group 4

Sami Wins Best of Opposite at the Great Dane Club of Oxford Specialty over 10 specials.

Congratulations to Davisdane's Dancing Duckling, littermate to CH Davisdane's Rubber Ducky You're the One, and her owner Carl Hoeping, on her major win on December 4th at Ingham County Kennel Club under Paula Nykiel.

Sami took a point at Northwest Connecticut under John Anderson and 2 more (and Best of Winners) under Michele Billings at Albany Kennel Club.  Then, on November 11th, Sami finished her Championship at Souhegan Kennel Club under Jeffrey Langevin, going  Best of Winners, Best of Opposite over 3 Specials, and Bred By Exhibitor Working Group 1.

Her first time out as a Special, Sami was Best of Opposite over 3 Champion Bitches at Worcester County Kennel Club under Barbara Schwartz.

Our adorable puppy Moxie, Davisdane’s Distinctively Different, out of Lisa and Duckens and owned by Christine and Sabrina Holley-Williams, was Best of Breed at Illinois Capital Kennel Club on her way to the National.  She also made us proud at the GDCA National Specialty, going second in a class of five.

Sami has picked up 3 more points her from wins at Cape Cod Kennel Club, South Shore Kennel Club, and Northwestern Connecticut Kennel Club, as well as earning her Rally Novice title.  She now needs 3 points to finish!



Daffy, CH Davisdane’s Dare To Be A Duck, RN, CGC,  earned a leg towards her Beginner Novice obedience title at the Great Dane Club of New England Spring Specialty.  Ducky, CH Davisdane’s Definitely a Duckling, RN, CGC,  won the 8+ Veterans class.


I am very proud to announce that Daffy's brother Drake is now:
Davisdane's Drake Puddleduck CD, RE, CGC

Drake got his CD at the age of 7 in three straight trials with a first place and a second place in Springfield MA.  Congratulations to Drake and his extraordinary trainer/owner Leslie Pirtle!

Abbey completed her Grand Championship on August 28th in style with a Best of Breed win and she’s now GCH Davisdane LongVue Abigail.

Isis is now American/Canadian Champion Davisdane Acadia Dream Girl Isis, completing her Canadian Championship in two weekends up north.



Now it’s CH Davisdane Acadia Dream Girl Isis. Isis finished her Championship on July 9th, the third in the Daffy/Wally litter to finish.  She now has points towards her Grand Championship.  Isis is also halfway to her Canadian Championship in just one weekend of showing.

Lisa/Duckens pup Moxie, Davisdane’s Distinctively Different, our natural eared puppy, was Best in Specialty Match at the Northern New Jersey Great Dane Club match on July 24th at 15 weeks old!  Congratulations to Moxie and her owners Christine and Sabrina Holley-Williams.

Congratulations to Sami, Davisdane’s Rubber Ducky You’re the One,  marching towards her championship, winning her majors at the Pioneer Valley Kennel Club and the Great Dane Club of Raritan Valley, both in April.  She was also Best of Winners at Providence County Kennel Club for another point, and Best of Winners in Springfield on August 25th.  Sami was Best of Breed/Group 3 from the classes at Central Maine Kennel Club on September 2.

Congratulations to Twist on taking 5 more minor points over the weekend.  Twist and Isis are now in a race to the finish and tied with 11 points.  Both need a major and a single to finish!



Congratulations to Sami on her 3-point major under Judy Harrington.  Sami has been home all winter and this was her first time back in the ring.  What a great start!



Congratulations to Isis on her BOB (over 7 specials) from the classes for a 4 point major at Trap Falls Kennel Club.  Isis now needs a major and a single to finish.


Congratulations to Sami’s litter sister, DD, Davisdane’s Dancing Duckling, and her owner Carl Hoeping. DD is on her way with a win at Hoosier Kennel Club for her first point!


Abbey, CH Davisdane LongVue Abigail, was Best of Breed and Group 4 at Hilton Head Kennel Club on March 4th her first time out as a Special! Congratulations to Abbey, Tricia, and handler Linda Whitney.  The judge for both breed and group was noted structure expert Mrs. Patricia Trotter. 

What a wonderful Specials start for Abbey.

Congratulations to Duckens, CH Davisdane Dansk Introduckshun, on his Best of Breed win at Rubber City Kennel Club.

Candid Pictures from the 2010 Great Dane National Specialty

Thanks to Chantel and Stacey Johnson for the great pictures!

News from the 2010 Great Dane National Specialty

Abbey, now CH Davisdane LongVue Abigail was Winners Bitch under Bob Thomas and Best of Winners under Eric Ringle.  Congratulations to Tricia Miles and handlers Chuck and Linda Whitney on this once in a lifetime win and a finish at the National!

Sami, Davisdane’s Rubber Ducky You’re the One, breeder/owner handled, was Best Puppy in the Futurity under Joel Rosenblatt, another once in a lifetime win!

Isis, Davisdane Acadia Dream Girl Isis, breeder/co-owner handled, won a very competitive Open Mantle class and made the cut in winners.

Twist, Davisdane-TwinOak’s Twist N Time Is Here V Mavro, placed forth in a very large competitive American Bred class, presented beautifully by Jeff Lawrence.

Hugo, Davisdane’s El Jefe, breeder/co-owner handled, made the final cut in a large Futurity class and was third in 6-9 Harlequin Puppy class.

Abbey and Sami were judged behind their sire, CH TwinOak’s Chief of Staff, CD, RN, as he won the Stud Dog class under Nancy Lerch.

What a wonderful National – all our dogs won consistently and under different judges!

Make sure to visit our 2010 National Candids!

Congratulations to Lisa, now Davisdane’s Lucky To Be Ducky CD, RA

Lisa completed her Companion Dog title with back-to-back legs at Wampanog Kennel Club, Saturday, October 2, with a second place and Highest Working Dog in Trial and Sunday, October 3, with a first place win and again, Highest Scoring Working Dog in Trial.

Twist, Davisdane-TwinOak’s Twist N Time Is Here V Mavro, was Winners Bitch in Cleveland on December 18th for 2 points and Best of Winners on December 19th for a 3-point major.

Introducing Sami, Davisdane's Rubber Ducky You're the One.  Sami (from Daffy X Wally's recent litter), at her very first show at just 6 months, was Best of Breed Puppy and a Puppy Working Group 3 at Cape Cod Kennel Club. Her next show weekend Sami went on to take Best in Match at the Great Dane Club of New England Specialty Match.

We are thrilled to announce that CH Davisdane Dansk Introduckshun completed his Championship at 13 months old at Ravenna Kennel Club with a third major win.
Congratulations to Duckens, owner Carole Walcher and handler Tom Davis

Davisdane Long Vue Abigail, Abbey, now has 8 points, including a 5-pt major.


Davisdane Acadia Dream Girl Isis now has 7 points and a Best of Breed win over Grand Champions.

Davisdane-TwinOaks Twist N Time is Here V Mavro, Twist, was Winners Bitch and BOS under Judith Goodin.

Davisdane’s The Monster of Oz, Ozzy, at his very first match, took an all-breed Best in Match at South Shore Kennel Club.

The Futurity nominated pups were born on February 27.

3 harlequins,  2 females and 1 male
1 mantle male
2 merles, 1 male and 1 female


Lisa, Davisdane’s Lucky To Be Ducky, RA, CGC, earned her Rally Advanced title with a third place at the GDCA National, a second place at an all breed trial, and finishing her title at the Mayflower Pembroke Welch Corgi Club all breed trial.  Lisa also has one leg toward her CD.



Congratulations to Davisdane’s LongVue Abigail on her 5 point major on the Florida circuit as well as several recent reserves.

Congratulations to Davisdane Dansk Introduckshon on more points.  Duckens is already major pointed.

Congratulations to Davisdane Acadia Dream Girl Isis on her recent Reserve and Best Puppy.



Our Senior Citizen Ducky, CH Davisdane’s Definitely a Duckling RN, CGC, ended the year #4 Rally Novice Dane
Her daughter Daffy, CH Davisdane’s Dare To Be A Duck, RN CGC,  ended the year #15.
Daffy’s littermate Davisdane’s Drake Puddleduck, RE, CGC, is #11.
Drake was #19 Rally Advanced and #12 Rally Excellent.

Congratulations Ducky and Kids!

Puppies expected February 28th

Dam: CH Davisdane's Dare to be a Duck, RN, CGC "Daffy"

Sire: CH Twinoak's Chief of Staff, CD, RN, CGC "Wally"


CH Davisdane’s Definitely a Duckling, RN, CGC

Ducky proved that she is still sound of mind and body at the age of eight (sire CH Sasdania’s Tristan).

She has recently
 earned High in Rally Novice at the Great Dane Club of New England Spring Specialty

Won Best of Opposite Sex to the Best of Breed at the GDCNE Spring Specialty from the 8 and over Veterans Class.

Received her Rally Novice title with scores of 93, 97 and 97 with a second place at an all-breed rally trial.


Davisdane’s Drake Puddleduck, RE, CGC

Congratulations to Ducky’s son, Drake (sire CH Sasdania’s Ticonderoga) and owner Leslie Pirtle.
Drake has received his Rally Novice, Advanced, and Excellent titles in short order in the span of two months with several all breed placements along the way and a High in Rally Advanced at the Great Dane Club of New England Spring Specialty.


Davisdane’s Lucky to be Ducky, RN, CGC

Lisa (sire CH PCH Start the Commotion) continues to roll along towards her Championship title.  She is pictured earning the last of her singles at Chester Valley Kennel Club.  While looking for majors, Lisa will keep busy by continuing her performance training.