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Queezle

December 18, 2010 - Queezle finished her Grand Champion at the Crown Classic show in Cleveland! Despite limited showing this year, Queezle was ranked the #9 Terv for All-Breed points, and in the ABTC rankings was in the Top 10 bitches.

Hokey earns CDX

September 11, 2010 Hokey earned the third leg for his CDX title! This is almost one year from his diagnosis of lymphoma. So of course, the achievement is all that much sweeter. He took 2nd place and picked up a few more Delaney points but most of all, he was happy, up and healthy!

Variable Surface Tracking Test

June 12, 2010 Hokey passes his VST at the University of Vermont - 8 weeks after the end of his chemo for lymphoma!
Photo by Ed Presnall

Flash tracking

July 2009- Flash triumphs again as she earns her CT in Wisconsin under judges Ed Presnall and Mary Thompson. Read all about it.

Corgi tracking

November 2, 2008 – Flash shows that Corgis are like energizer bunnies as she earns Her TDX at Golden Triangle at almost 11 yrs of age!! She is now Culdi’s Hearts On Fire CD TDX HSAs NAP OJP OFP RAE in agility!

Tervuren tracking

October 5, 2008 – Queezle shines at the Berkshire Belgian Tervuren Specialties – taking The only Award of Merit under judge Deb Tessman and going BEST IN SPECIALTY under breeder judge Linda Robey. Kate goes Best Junior for a wonderful day!

September 25, 2008 – continuing to demonstrate her versatility and soundness, Dani finishes her MXJ at the Wine Country agility trial.

September 14, 2008 – Dani earns her TDX at DOTCORNY to become CH Summerstorm Coyote Dancing CDX TDX HSAs AX AXJ RAE in AKC at 9 ½ yrs of age

Photos Courtesy of Ed Presnall.
© 2008-2009

Welcome to Coyote Run,
the website of a dynamic mother/daughter team:
Deb M. Eldredge, DVM and Kate Eldredge

Deb is a graduate of Cornell University’s NY State College of Veterinary Medicine and was the first recipient of the Gentle Doctor Award. She has been in private practice, primarily small animals, but has also done some exotic work, covering for the Utica Zoo. Dr. Eldredge also spent two years as the veterinarian for the award winning Humane Society of Huron Valley in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She currently lives in upstate NY on a small farm with horses, donkeys, sheep, 1 goat, 1 cat, 14 ducks and 6 dogs! She is an award-winning writer with multiple awards from the Dog Writers Association of America and the Cat Writers Association. She has participated in almost all dog sports and is an instructor for the Syracuse Obedience Training Club. Dr. Eldredge is very active in multiple dog breed clubs, both on a local and national scale.

Kate is a freshman student at Cornell University majoring in English. She is also an award-winning writer with multiple Maxwell awards from the Dog Writers Association of America to her credit as well as multiple Arthur Awards from the Alliance of Purebred Dog Writers. Despite her young age, Kate has also competed in virtually all dog sports and was the first junior to achieve a Versatile Companion Dog title through AKC. She is also the youngest handler to earn a Champion Tracker title – both achievements done with her Pembroke Welsh Corgi. Kate has also helped to judge matches and teach 4-H classes in obedience, rally, agility and junior showmanship. Kate is active in multiple dog clubs, both on a local and national scale.

WHY COYOTE?

Coyotes have played an important role in North America for many years. They have a central part in many Native American myths with the Coyote as a trickster, clever character and a survivor. In reality, coyotes are extremely adaptable, capable of surviving and thriving under a wide range of conditions and always using that great brain of theirs. They are an important part of our ecology including wonderful rodent control.

Our connection of Belgian Tervuren and coyotes goes back to my first Terv, Starbright Extra Innings. My husband took one look at him and decided he was Wile E. Coyote from the cartoons. This also began our tradition of our male Tervs having call names from cartoons – my brilliant Beep from the Roadrunner and now Hokey from Hokey Wolf (look up Yogi Bear from many moons ago).

While the bitches have had Coyote in their registered names, they have escaped the cartoon connection – at least so far.

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