Friday, January 8, 2010

Carringtons I Kid You Not as we know him "Mikey"

Here is a picture of the love bug Mikey. He was such a good boy. He let me stack him for the camera. lol He is also just 6 months now.
Lhasa Regards,

Carringtons FIGJAM better known as "Audrey"

This is Audrey she is just 6 months old, I will be showing miss Audrey. She was not happy about the photos :o) lol Her brother Mikey is such a ham, he did not mind one bit!
Lhasa Regards,

Carrington's Learning To Fly "Frisbee"

I thought I would post a few photos of the new puppies :) Frisbee is now 7 months old. Dea will be having fun with Frisbee in the ring.
Lhasa Regards,

Friday, October 30, 2009


I thought since we are now so close to being bundled up inside for the winter months here in Utah I would post some of the pictures of the flowers that I took last month. I did post some pictures of the flowers when we first planted them in the spring, and wanted to post these showing how they grew over the summer months.
Lhasa Regards,
Goldy Marie

Friday, September 25, 2009

Golden Female

Clair and Kiddo's Baby

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

A boy and a girl 11weeks old from Clair and Kiddo's Litter. Hope this works and if so I will Load more.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Bad to the Bone!

Here is Angel teaching her baby girl some moves.
She is just one of the puppies we have out of Kiddo!

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Gloria Fowler ** Everglo **

A very kind poster I am guessing here, as the comment said it was from an anonymous person. If it was you Betty thank you for sending this to me. Here is Gloria's Obituary.

Gloria Diné Fowler 1927 - 2009 Grandma Gloria, as she was known to family and many friends, was born Gloria Diné Williams, the only child of Jason and Lenora Williams, on September 14, 1927 in Riverside, California. She grew up in Tulare, California and on June 5, 1948 she married Robert Fowler of Tulare. Two sons were born in Tulare and in 1953 the family moved to Bakersfield, CA. While in Bakersfield she became a prominent portrait artist. Later she became a noted breeder of Lhasa Apsos. Her EverGlo Kennels produced over one hundred Champion Lhasa Apsos in nine different Countries. Over the years she received many Honors and Top Awards. She is survived by husband, Robert; son, Gregory Fowler and wife Marilyn of Bakersfield; son, Randall Fowler of Porterville; her grandchildren, David, Brian, Megan (Ryan Vizier), Matt (Blanca), Blake; and her great- grandchildren, Drayton, Lucia and Natalia Fowler. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The American Cancer Society , 1710 Webster St., Oakland, CA 94612 (1-800-227-2345), or Alpha K-nine Sanctuary, P.O. Box 5517, Bakersfield, CA 93388. Viewing is Thursday, June 4, from 4-8 p.m., with a graveside service on Friday, June 5, 10:00 a.m., both at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Angel's Ultrasound

Well I have had this ultrasound picture for a week now and have not gotten around to scanning it yet. We took Angel to the Vet for her babies first photos. Our vet was not working that day. So we had to see another vet which was unfortunate as she was having a difficult time reading the ultrasound. She could however defiantly see one puppy. :) So we know she is expecting and has one puppy, and we will plan on the one puppy until we can get an x-ray done closer to Angels whelp date. I have my doubts about expecting just one puppy. I think there is more hiding in that belly of hers.
Here is the photo of the one puppy we caught on film :) Sorry the picture is so small but if you look at the top of the scan you can see a small jellybean shape that is the puppy! :)
Lhasa Regards,
Goldy Marie

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Gloria Fowler of Everglo

from Betty L. Ingram included below]

Gloria Fowler of Everglo Kennels crossed over the Rainbow Bridge on May 30th at 5 pm PST to join her closest family, friends and her beloved Lhasas.

She will be missed by all who really knew her. Her legend will carry on.

Please allow the family time to grieve privately. There will be a funeral service for Gloria on Wednesday in Bakersfield, CA. The final arrangements are not quite complete, but I will post them as soon as they are confirmed.

There will be a memorial ad prepared and hopefully it will be published in the Lhasa magazine and also plans are underway for it to be published in the AKC Gazette.

The greatest tribute anyone can do for Gloria is to share any old pics of Everglo dogs that anyone has so new breeders can recognize what Gloria contributed to the breed. Share your memories.

Gloria was a loving person and gave freely. She always had a kind word for everyone. She would lend support when needed. She will always be a guiding light for those who sought her out.

She will be missed, but will always be greatly appreciated for what she has contributed to the breed. Unless I am mistaken, except for the new imports in recent years, there is not a pedigree that does not have Everglo dog behind it.

A litter was whelped on Memorial Day that will be known as the OLD GLORY GIRLS. All will carry the name Gloria of Everglo as a tribute. Their call names will be Gloria, Belle & Angel.

It is so sad to hear about Gloria's passing I would have loved to meet such a generally nice and interesting lady. Thank you Gloria for your love and dedication to our beloved Apsos. I am sure you are getting many wet kisses and long awaited greetings from many of your old Apso friends now.
Goldy Marie

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Update on Andy from JoAnn ! Andy sure looks like his dad Rider :) Thanks so much for the photos JoAnn.

All is well. I thought I would send you several cute pics that I took recently. Andy is such a dream! My, does he love to give kisses and snuggles too. He likes to spoon...when I go to bed he's right there and flops down with his head on my pillow--he then curls up next to me. He is everything and more than we dreamed of. Such a curious little thing--he loves going down the hill to drink from the narrow creek that we have and certainly loves being outside. He's become the gardening expert. Whenever we're out planting something or watering, he's right there helping!!! He loves to chase water as it comes out of the hose too.

I just wanted to let you know that all is fine. He's as happy as can be!! So are we! Hope your early summer is going well!

Take care--Jo Ann

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Planting flowers , lots of yard work :)

Dea and I have been planting all of our planters the last couple of weeks when we have free time here and there. Not to mention all of the yard work that needed to be done. I took some pictures of the planters as by the end of the summer they have gotten so large I wish I would have had pictures of them when they where first planted. They may not look like much now but by mid July they are so pretty. We usually try not to plant flowers in the ground as that causes a lot more maintenance :) which no one likes! If I don't want a lot of the annuals dug up or tinkled on by the dogs the pots are great. They can pee to there hearts content and a water hose is a quick cleanup at the end of the day, and the flowers are still alive and kicking! I have found a lot of these pots here locally at imported decor goods stores over the last 8 years. I have accidentally broken quite a few as well :( One always seems to bite the dust by the end of the year. Here are some of the photos I took of the hanging baskets and my favorite 2. The 2 large pots we put on the wall. My dad built that sandstone wall himself 20 years ago. I have a feeling that wall will be here long after I am gone.
Lhasa Regards,
Goldy Marie

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Rider's Photo has arrived!

Without further redue here is our Rider's New AKC Champion photo.
I was watering the flower pot on top of the mailbox and something did not sound right and I could tell the water was splashing against something. I leaned around and there was the photos. The mailman had banded to the front of the mailbox! Thankfully they did not get that wet. :)
Lhasa Regards,
Goldy Marie

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

***Ch. Orlane's Easy Rider At Carrington**** NEW Champion

I have been not the greatest at keeping up this blog but things have been so crazy around here since spring is when we really get out to the shows. I know there are some of you who have asked why I am not keeping up with the blog. So I have to catch up and update what has been going on with the kids :)
We made it out the the Las Vegas shows this year which was nice as they had a great new venue for the dog show. The show grounds where gorgeous and so was the weather. The trip was great other then the troubled tire we had to stop and replace on the way home :)
Now to the important part! The first day Rider picked up his first major with BOW. It was a 4 point major as there was 7 males entered in the show the fist day. I was so proud of Rider as he has really come into his own, and we where really working as a team in the ring. I could not asked for anything more from him as he was so perfect for me in the ring :) He always looks up at me out of the corner of his eye just making sure he is doing what he is supposed to. He has to be of course all proper in the ring which he always does for me. As soon as he is out of the ring though he goes back to his wild self ! The second day in Vegas he also took (BOW- best of winners) to pick up 2 points as the second day there were only 5 males entered, just one male short of the second major he would have needed to finish. So that let us to the Riverton Utah shows here locally just short of a month later where Rider picked up his second major to finish his AKC Championship all from the Bred by Exhibitor classes. This was very exciting for Dea and I since this is our first bred by Champion. Of course our Rider was co-bred by Linda K. Smith of Orlane Lhasas, as always without her help would have never been possible.
I do have a few pictures from the show that where shot ring side of Rider I thought I would share, I have not gotten his show photo with the judge yet, but will post it as soon as I get it:)
Lhasa Regards,
Goldy Marie

Sunday, March 15, 2009

The Truth About PETA

The following story is from This is True dated 17 July 2005. It is Copyright 2005 Randy Cassingham, all rights reserved, and reprinted here with permission:

"Ethical" Defined

After more than 100 dead dogs were dumped in a trash dumpster over four weeks, police in Ahoskie, N.C., kept an eye on the trash receptacle behind a supermarket. Sure enough, a van drove up and officers watched the occupants throw in heavy plastic bags. They detained the two people in the van and found 18 dead dogs in plastic bags in the dumpster, including puppies; 13 more dead dogs were still in the van. Police say the van is registered to the headquarters of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, and the two occupants, Andrew B. Cook, 24, and Adria Joy Hinkle, 27, identified themselves as PETA employees. An autopsy performed on one of the dogs found it was healthy before it was killed. Police say PETA has been picking up the animals -- alive -- from North Carolina animal shelters, promising to find them good homes. Cook and Hinkle have been charged with 62 felony counts of animal cruelty. In response to the arrests PETA President Ingrid Newkirk said it's against the group's policy for employees to dump animals in the trash, but "that for some animals in North Carolina, there is no kinder option than euthanasia." (Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald) ...Oops, my mistake: that's "Playing God" Defined.

In his author's notes section, Cassingham had more to say about this story:

The more I learn about PETA, the less I think of them. The story of them killing animals isn't even unusual. According to PETA's own filings, in 2004 PETA killed 86.3 percent of the animals entrusted to its care -- a number that's rising, not falling. Meanwhile, the SPCA in PETA's home town (Norfolk, Va.) was able to find loving homes for 73 percent of the animals put in its care. A shortage of funds? Nope: last year PETA took in $29 million in tax-exempt donations. It simply has other priorities for the funds, like funding terrorism (yes, really). But don't take my word for it: I got my figures from -- and they have copies of PETA's state and federal filings to back it up. The bottom line: if you donate money to PETA because you think they care for and about animals, you need to think some more. PETA literally yells and screams about how others "kill animals" but this is how they operate? Pathetic.

And you know what I wonder? PETA's official count of animals they kill is 86.3 percent. But if they're going around picking up animals, killing them while they drive around and not even giving them a chance to be adopted, and then destroying the evidence by dumping the bodies in the trash, are those deaths being reported? My guess: no. While 86.3 percent is awful, the actual number is probably much, much higher. How dare they lecture anyone about the "ethical" treatment of animals!

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