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22nd December - good home wanted for weimaraner male puppy 9 months old.

Details - contact - Ann

15th August - 2 super dog puppies are available from a litter born 30th March sired by Vice. For more info contact Ann on 01623 871309

5th August - Kath continued her winning ways at Paignton Champ Show winning again PGB with Ava under judge Diane Ritchie. Congratulations to you all. Vice would have been sooo.... proud of his kids

4th August - the "Vice Squad" strikes again. 3 dogs, 3 classes and 3 FIRSTS at National Gundog Champ Show - Judge - Mike Egan. Amanda with Louie won PGD Kath with Ava won GB and Ed and Pauline with the Lovely Lola won PGB.

15th July - another great result for Max at the GSPA North West branch gundog working test held at Rochdale. He was placed 5th out of 37 in Novice A good day had by all x

30th June - great news on the working front. Emma with Lola (Deifstock Devilish at Wipfel) was placed 1st at her first ever working test in Beginners at the ISGWT and today Max, (Grandahay Blue Topaz Tommy) handled by Tony was placed 4th in Novice at his first working test of the season run by the HPRBA. Very well done to you both

18th June - Vice - 22.02.07 - 18.06.12 We lost our big boy today after a short illness. The house feels so empty without him even though we have the girls. He was a huge part of our lives, taught us so much, and will be sadly missed. Run free Vice until we meet again xx

8th June - Just got back from an enjoyable day at Three Counties Champ Show where four of Vice`s progeny did him proud. Louie (Grandahay Lord Tanzanite) - Res. PGD - Ava -Grandahay Ruby Scarlet 1st PGB , Lola (2) Deifstock Devilish about Wipfel 2nd PGB and Lola (1) Grandahay Hebe Lemon Quartz 3rd PGB all known affectionately by Pauline as "The Vice Squad" Looking forward to seeing you all again soon

23rd April - Our beautiful boy Vice has just been diagnosed with an inoperable tumour We are completely devastated and find it hard to believe. We intend to let him enjoy his time doing what he loves best - hunting those pesky deer and pheasants with his son Max. We would like to wish all his gorgeous sons and daughters continued success in whatever path they choose to follow. Thank you to our friends for your support at this very worrying time.

Vice is being withdrawn from stud but his son Max (see the updated stud page) will hopefully carry on and produce weimaraners with natural working ability and excellent breed type

13th April - just received some sad news from Suzanne who had Jake (Wipfel Vadam) 14.9.01 - 12.4.12 She had to have him put to sleep yesterday after a short illness. Our thoughts are with you at this very sad time - he will now be with his friends at peace xx

30th March - Happy Birthday to Skye and Vice puppies -two years old today - where did the time go - have a lovely day - luv from Dad Vice xxxx

23rd Feb - sad news today from Doreen in France. Viz, (Wipfel Vizzavi) their weimaraner male, had to be put to sleep last Monday. He had been suffering with a tumour for a few months and Doreen made the very difficult decision to let him go. Our thoughts and love are with you at this sad time -

22nd Feb 2012 - haven`t posted on her for a while due to family commitments. Vice`s 5th birthday today - happy birthday to my boy. Also happy 2nd birthday to his puppies from Amanda`s litter, born on the same day. We all met up last weekend and had a brilliant time, forest walks and gundog training ending up with a super meal on Saturday night at a local pub.

30th August - Rosie (Benzecho Bordeaux) gave birth to 7 puppies sired by Vice - 4 dogs and 3 bitches. Only 3 dogs still available. If you are interested please get in touch with Kathryn on 07973986346 for more details - photos of puppies and Mum on puppy page - ALL PUPPIES NOW SOLD

22nd August - great news from Shirley Cooper- her bitch Phoenix (Deifstock Decadant), sired by Vice , has a hip score of 3:4 - more hip scores from this litter to follow .

21st August - Deifstock Decadant (Phoenix) wins Junior Bitch at Welsh Kennel Champ Show under breed judge Penny Pickstone. Her litter sister (Deifstock Devilish at Wipfel) Lola came 2nd. Well done to you both

24th July - Just got back from a great day again at the GSPA Working Test in Leicester. Both Vice and Max were entered. Vice did very well today and Tony was well pleased with him although he didn`t get in the cards. However, the star of the day again was Max gaining a 2nd in Puppy (13 puppies entered) Well done to Brendan and of course Max - you`re brilliant!!!! This was Max`s last Working Test in puppy and his next W.T. is in September and he will be entered in Novice.

11th July - We celebrated our Maddie`s birthday today. She is 11 years old and is in excellent health. You can see her on Our Dogs page.(Wipfel Vashti) She still enjoys her walks in the forest and spent the day relaxing in the July sunshine with her daughter and grandson.

9th July - Had a brilliant day today and somthing to celebrate again. Vice and Max were both entered at the HPRBA Working Test at Cosby. Although Vice didn`t get in the cards Max (Grandahay Blue Topaz Tommy) got 1st in Puppy again at his 2nd Working Test. The judge was Richard Chellumbrum. This time he was handled by his owner Brendan who was over the moon with his achievement. His points were 95 1/2 out of 100. Brilliant!!!!

5th June - Melton Mowbray Open Show today - Max was entered (Grandahay Blue Topaz Tommy) He won Grad. and then took BOB - the breed judge was Bryn Grant .Unfortunately because of family commitments we were unable to stay for the group

1st June - Great news from Amanda Lovejoy. 3 of the pups from the Grandahay litter sired by Vice, have brilliant hip scores of 2:2 2:2 and 3:3 More hip scores to come from this litter in the next few weeks

Also wonderful news from the Czech Republic. Two of the pups from the litter sired by Vice out of Elizabeth the Queen DOB. May 2010 have just finished their Czech junior championships. Congratulations to Dasa, the breeder, and to the pups` owners on this wonderful achievement

1st May - Tony handled Grandahay Blue Topaz Tommy (Max) bred by Amanda Lovejoy and owned by Brendan Price, at his debut Working Test and won puppy. Max is 14 months old and sired by my dog Wipfel Versace Vice. The W.T. was organised by Leicester Gundog and the judge was Lucie Hustler.

On the same day Ann handled Lola (Deifstock Devilish about Wipfel) at the W.A. Champ Show at Newark. Lola won Junior bitch then reserve in Yearling. The judge was Marion McAngus

23rd March - A really sad day today as we had to say goodbye to our lovely old lady Carrie (Wipfel Vallerina) Although Carrie was coming up to her 16th birthday it was still so sad to see her go - old age eventually caught up with her. She enjoyed life to the full, had never been ill in her life, and had great fun over the past 10 years running in Sherwood Forest with her canine family. She is now resting in Sherwood Forest, reunited with her Dam Lucy and her litter brother Kye.

19th March - Max (Grandahay Blue Topaz Tommy) was placed 2nd out of a class of seven at his first Show- West Torrington C.S. at Newark. Max is owned by Brendan and was handled by Ann

26th February - Some very sad news received from Izzy (Owner of Dishy Diplomat) AKA Zeus. Zeus passed away today after short illness. He was 10 years old and was a huge part of the Colls family but he has left a tremendous legacy in his progeny (I should know I have one of his daughter`s- Phoenix (Wipfel Va Va Voom) Anyone who was lucky enough to have one of his offspring were honoured especially if they were blessed with his fantastic temperament and nature. Zeus was not only just a loyal family pet but also a very successful show dog who used to thoroughly enjoy his time in the showring. Ivan (Izzy`s husband) says Zeus left a huge paw mark on all the lives he touched. Run free Zeus with all your pals - until we meet again - God bless

25th Feb - New PROGENY WORKING page has been added. Access this page via Vice`s own page

22nd Feb - Vice`s 4th birthday and also his puppies from Amanda`s litter Hope you all have a brilliant day

11th Feb - more new photos of Vice`s sons and daughters on his progeny page

30th Jan 2011 - Lola (Deifstock Devilish about Wipfel) was awarded 1st in puppy

1st Junior and Best puppy in breed under breed specialist Kay Clarke and then went on to win the Gundog Puppy Group and the icing on the cake was BEST PUPPY IN SHOW AT Henley on Thames Canine Society Huge congratulations to Emma and of course Lola!!!!

3rd November - see the updated photos on the progeny page

4th June - On one of the hottest days of the year so far went to Southern Counties Champ Show. Vice won his Class, Limit Dog, and Lexi (Wipfel Vernisse via Achouffe) got 2nd in Open Bitch. Had a lovely picnic with Julie and then made a very slow journey home in the Friday night rush hour!!!)

29th May - Amanda`s bitch puppy out of Kagsmeg Strawberry BonBon has now got her new home

23rd May - Just back home after 2 weeks in Northumberland and Scotland The weather has been brilliant and on the 22nd May we attended the Scottish Kennel Champ Show under breed judge Steve Redman where Vice was awarded the Res. Dog C.C. On the 16th May the litter in Prague was born to Eliz - 4 dogs - 3 bitches

21st April Due to unforeseen circumstances a fabulous eight week old bitch puppy by Vice out of Kagsmeg Strawberry BonBon has become available (preferably to a working/show home)

17th April - Attended the W.C.G.B. Open Show at Newark - judge - Mick Heap - Vice won Limit dog, breeders dog and working dog classes Weather was beautiful for the time of year although we were showing indoors - such a pity

12th April - Eliz confirmed in whelp - puppies due around 17th May

15th to 17th March - Dagmar, Renata and Klara visited from the Czech Republic with Eliz (the weimaraner) who had a successful mating with Vice with puppies hopefully due around 17th May The girls really enjoyed visiting local attractions and thankfully the weather was sunny and mild for them

14th March - Had a day at Crufts - met up as usual with lots of old friends and also friends of Dagmar from the Czech Republic - hope you all enjoyed your day at Crufts. Vice was entered in Limit dog class and gained a 3rd out of a class of 16. Arrived home at 7p.m. totally exhausted and Vice spent the night curled up with his girls next to the Aga

9th March - Our new website went on line today thanks to Sarah from Sherwood IT for all her help and advice