Aust Grand Champion Waldarlea Whatzit


Whatzit-from his first Best in group at Sunbury Canine Club (505 gundogs) under American Gundog specialist Mr H. Fahlberg at 12 months to the first Best in Show all breeds win for a Sussex Spaniel in Australia, Whatzit has rewritten the record book for Sussex in this country. He has had Three Best in Shows at the Rarer Gundog Spaniel club of Victoria- 2002 under Mr P Machen (Canada) and again in 2004 under Mrs P Alsina (Argentina). In 2006 he was again Best in Show under Mrs John C. Ross (Canada) and his daughter was Bitch CC and Intermediate in Show and his son was RC/RUBOB and Australian Bred in show. A multiple Runner up in Show and Best in Group winner under international and local judges.He has been exhibited at 12 Royal shows winning Best of breed at 11 and being shortlisted in the group at five of them - Adelaide 2002 (P.Dondino Italy)also Best Rarer Gundog Spaniel, Melbourne 2002-(Jon Cole USA) and 2005 (Mrs Agnes Ganami-Kertes -Israel), Sydney Royal 2004 (P.Heikkinen-Lehkonnen) where he was 4th in the group. Canberra Royal 2006 (Mr C Muirhead)and shortlisted in the group ( Mr G Browne) and also the winner of the Walter Seymour trophy for Best rarer Gundog spaniel.The night before he was BOB under Mrs C Muirhead and Runner up BIS at the ACT Gundog Show under Ms P Alsina.
Whatzit has been the Number One Sussex (All Breeds- National Dog/Dogzonline) 2000-1-2-3-4-5 and again in 2006. In 2004 he was the top winning spaniel and number 5 gundog in Victoria.
Thanks to his breeder Darryl Walker for Whatzit and Ch Waldarlea Whereitzat (Jacqui). Whatzit has had his hips,elbows and eyes checked and is PDP1 tested clear.Watch for Whatzit's babies in Victoria, New South Wales Queensland and Japan.A great showdog now twelve years old and happy in retirement.

Breed : Sussex Spaniel Bred by : Darryl Walker
Sex : Dog Owned by : Pauline Grutzner
Date of Birth : 11-Oct-99 Handled by :
Call Name : Whatzit Available for stud : No
Sire : Ch Knightbridge Hallelujah (IID UK) S: Eng Sh Ch Meggamooch Baldrick S: Eng Ch Rangarita Delta
D: Eng Sh Ch Meggamooch Melody Maker
D: Ch Topjoys Sussex Moonlight (Imp UK) S: Eng Sh Ch Quintic Joby
D: Eng Sh Ch Topjoys Sussex Nutmeg
Dam : Ch Steelcross Coral Bay (Imp UK) S: Quintic Brian S: Eng Sh Ch Topjoys Sussex harvest Moon
D: Quinitc Saffron
D: Quokka's Sugar Bush S: Topjoys Beechnut Bertie at Zarzakos
D: Novacroft Demerara at Quokka


Contact Details

Pauline Grutzner
Romsey, VIC, Australia
Phone : 0419513201
Email : [email protected]