How a dream
has come true - i.e. the history of the Kennel Bonett Bride
wanted to have a dog since I was a child. Unfortunately our
family circumstances had not made it possible for me for long
but then, after my successful school-leaving and entrance
exam I became a student at Kaposvar Animal Science University
where the Students' Local Government ensured the opportunity
for the students to keep dogs in kennels.
After being admitted for the university, my mother realised
my dream. We chose a breeder and our first golden retriever
was born on 14. July 2003. We picked up a puppy and took her
home. We gave her the name Boni and she has
become our family member. Boni became "a first-year-student"
with me together. Her presence made it easier for me to part
from my family and my parents and she was my only and best
mate on the lonely days, she helped me to get over homesick
and made my weekdays happy - in one word: she has become a
real friend. We fought off illnesses together, we learnt and
went out together, we were inseparable. She helped me to learn
what it means to look after and take responsibility for somebody
who is very important to me.
After a year I entered her to the first show and then to more
and more ones. We became members of the Golden Retriever Club,
we got to know more and more people, went for hunting, to
exams and shows gaining lots of experiences.
Due to my experiences gained at the shows and during my study
at university we decided to get an other dog besides Boni.
We chose O 'Neil's breeder (this is how we called our newcomer)
more carefully as Boni has often been ill. Oneil
has been so different from Boni! She has never been ill, but
always happy, clever, playful and as it turned out later she
is a very good mum too.
Regarding this, I would like to emphasize how important it
is which kennel to choose a puppy from. The phrase is true
in this case too: "The cheap is expensive!"
Time flew away and I graduated from university as well. Shows
at home and abroad -all over Europe- lots of success that
we have achieved and that have made us proud and happy. Of
course there were also hard days and failures but all that
only gave me more power to the next challenges!
Then the first litter came, and then the other one. I cannot
say what a feeling it is to assist a whelping, to fight for
the pups and to watch then growing up and seeing their success
in the show rings.
I made lots of friends during these years. But there were
also bad moments, envious looks but we must not deal with
them! The love of our dogs, the achieved results and the secure
family background compensates me for everything!
Nothing can be more phantastic than getting home from work
I am welcome by my happy dogs who always love me and are always
ready to play.
Nowadays I can be proud of my own-bred dogs. I always plan
my planned matings very watchfully and consciously.
I would underline some of our big successes: everything began
in 2011 when Bonett Bride Blue Moon „Grace” won
the RESERVE CC i.e. she became the second most beautiful female
at the English Championship Show. Only one who has already
shown a dog in England knows what a nice result it is.
Bonett Bride Double Decker „Flopy” won the
EUROPEAN WINNER AND BOB titles in the same
year at the European Dog Show in Holland becoming the most
beautiful Golden retriever of Europe in 2011. Flopy`s son
EUW’12 Bonett Bride Caffe Machiato „Enzo”
followed in his father`s footsteps by gaining the EUROPEAN
WINNER title in 2012.
JWW’13 Bonett Bride Energy Source „Diesel”
and JWW’13 Bonett Bride Especially
Dry „Dry” won the Double Junior World Winner titles
in 2013 at the World Dog Show in Hungary. This was an unutterable
feeling for me as breeder and owner too, something similar
has not happened many times in the history of the Golden retriever
breeding either abroad or inland.
The English Cruft`s Show in 2014 has crowned our successes.
JWW’13 Bonett Bride Especially Dry won her
class at the biggest and most acclaimed show archieving a
Cruft`s qualification for life.
I could list all our results -without being conceited but
you can find all info about them on my website.
Theoretically not long time has passed since the Kennel
Bonett Bride was founded but still I feel that we
have got to very high. The road was not smooth at all but
we overcame all the obstacles. We learnt a lot from our own
mistakes and from the ones of others and a few real and honest
friendship were made during the years which are irreplaceable!
Certainly life is not only about shows and exams. Our life
is completed by happy holidays, huntings, journeys in the
company of our dogs- of course!
My MOTHER has been the one, who has made
it all possible, the very beginning and her continous support
and help. She has never given up and has always helped me
with everything! In return for all that -she says- I tought
her not be afraid of dogs and through this she has also become
an other person.
I wish each my reader to be able to realise all that I wanted
to tell you in the company of a nice, healthy dog!
member of the Britsh Golden Retiever Club