**NEW INFORMATION** - for those of you that have had an Amethyst Gordon Setter in the past, I have been co-breeding with Dawn Hamilton (D'Ember Gordon Setters) under the kennel name of Raritan. Since Raritan now has a web presence, I provide you with the link. A litter of puppies is due on August 15, 2016 sired by Ch. Brodruggan Black Knight (Nike) out of Ch. U-Ch. Amethyst & D'Ember To Infinity and Beyond o' Breacan, CGC (Enya). We are taking reservations now for the litter. Contact Peggy DaValt or Dawn Hamilton by email or at 608.658.3779 or 920.284.5443.
PUPPIES ARE HERE!! Born August 7, 2013 - Amethyst and Lyric proudly announce their Summer 2013 litter. We are planning the most excellent breeding of Ch. Timbarary's Intrigue, CD, JH (Orion) x Ch. U-Ch. Lyric 'n' Amethyst's Unquenchable Fire, CGC (Q). We anticipate Q being bred in late May/early June. Check out Lyric's site for specific photos and pedigree information. Thank you so much!! There were 3 puppy boys born and all are spoken for.
Amethyst/Lyric will be breeding Ch. Lyric 'n' Amethyst's Rising o' the Moon, CGC (Crescent - out of Colt x Flame) and Ch. Amethyst's Black 'n' Time, JH (Coal out of Chipper x Ice) as soon as Crescent comes in season. Puppies late Fall 2013 or early Winter 2014. Contact Peggy DaValt or Laurie Carlson for more details. Reservations being taken at this time.
As a courtesy to you, these other puppies are looking for homes.
Other Puppies Available -
Bob Robella of Amarillo,TX - an Amethyst client has a few puppy boys available. They were born on March 20, 2013 out of Ch. Schofield Here Comes De Encore (Cory) x Lyric Amethyst On Fire (Blaze). These puppies are all CERF Clear and current on their shots. The sire and dam are both OFA good. Elbows normal and PRA Cleared. Sire's Chic #84829.
Please contact Bob Robella directly for information on this litter. His phone number is: (806) 367-6993. He has a contract and application process that he requires and you will need to go through that with him.
Sadly I lost my beloved BIS Puppy Ch. Clansmen 'n' Amethyst Hi Ground (Asti) on Friday, March 25, 2011. You can read my memorial here.
Puppies!! Puppies!! Puppies!! - Litter Information 2011.
New photos will be updated for both litters as often as possible, so check often. We strive to coordinate it with the puppies' weekly b-day (1 week, 2 week, etc.)
Litter #1 - Born 1.23.2011 - 3 boys, 6 girls - Hot Pink Girl and Blue Boy still available. These are great puppies looking for your special home!!
Congratulations to the 9 puppies born today to Ch. Amethyst's Snowfire, JH (Reagan) out of Ch. Amberlove As Time Goes By (Bogie). 6 girls and 3 boys!! Mom is doing well as are the pups. Check the Litter 2011 page for brand new photos!!! Co-bred with Madison and Karen Kennedy, Gaelwynd. To see information on this litter click here.
Litter #2 - Born 1.30.2011 - 4 boys, 3 girls - puppies still available - 3 boys and 2 girls are still available and looking for your special home!! (New photos of the pups at 8 weeks are available here).
Congratulations to the 7 puppies born on 1.30.2011 to McHale's Mavis o' Wildwood (Mavis) out of Lyric 'n' Amethyst Spark o' the Wildwood (Sparky). Bred by Gary and Michelle Wood. Sire co-owned by Peggy DaValt (Amethyst). Check the Litter 2011 page for brand new photos and videos of the puppies. To see information on this litter click here.
If you're interested, please contact me at 608.658.3779 or email@example.com.
New Memorial Ad - February 27, 2011.
Happy birthday to MacE. MacE would have been 10 years young today, but sadly he passed to the Bridge on October 9, 2010. I have prepared a memorial for MacE as a birthday present to him from his mom, Asti. We miss you!!
Sadly, my beloved Ice, was peacefully let go on Tuesday, December 1, 2009. To all who knew Ice and loved her, you know how much she'll be missed. You can read my tribute to her.
Puppies!! Puppies!! Madison and Karen Kennedy (Gaelwynd) and I have a co-bred litter that was born on Monday, October 5, 2009. For specific photos of the puppies, pedigree information and more check out this page.
Congratulations to: Gaelwynd Eye o' The Storm, JH* (Crosby) who is out of River x Reagan. He finished his Junior Hunter title in 4 consecutive passes. (*pending AKC approval). He was trained and handled by Janie Bristow (NC) to his hunt test title.
Congratulations to MBISS Ch. MBIS U-GrCH Glen Oak's River Breeze Shiraz who won his 10th UKC Best in Show on Saturday, November 7, 2009. Judge: Jeanne Hager. This was the accomplishment of a personal goal for me.
HUGE congratulations to "River" on being invited to the Westminster Kennel Club's dog show to be held in NYC in February 2010. The top 5 dogs of each breed, based on breed rankings, are automatically invited to participate! We (Gail Godding/Marte Wetzel and I) are thrilled!!
To see older litters, please follow the links.
Watch this page for other exciting litters planned in for 2010.
The Christmas Coal Miracle (December 2008)
A Christmas miracle occurred with one of my Gordons. Please read the story of the Christmas Coal. This is a 10-kleenex alert and the background music takes a little bit of time to load. Merry Christmas from all of the dogs and me at Amethyst.
Some fun litters are planned, so if you're looking for show, hunting, obedience or agility prospects, please contact Amethyst at 608.658.3779.
For additional information on Gordon Setters and Irish Setters in Oklahoma please see Amethyst Kennels - Greg DaValt's web site.
In loving memory of Ch. Glen Oaks' Firedance o' Amethyst (Fire) 3.14.1995 to 9.8.2007
In loving memory of Ch. Amethyst's Music o' the Knight (Thunder) 9.1.1992 to 4.14.2006
In loving memory of Ch. Shojin's Somewhere In Time (Dude) 7.26.1999 to 1.23.2006
In loving memory of MacAlder J'Amethyst Royale (Storm) - 9.18.1991 to 4.27.2005
In loving memory of Ch. Lord McKiggan of Amethyst, CGC - 12.24.1988 to 4.14.2003
Amethyst Gordon Setters: "Country-raised with Love and Pride"