About Us

The 1970's

In 1973 Robert's father, Leslie Davies, bought us a G.S.D. for our first wedding anniversary. He was called Royvons Jervis. Jervis was a dual purpose dog, working and winning in both the Obedience and Breed Show rings. Our next GSD was Royvons Vin-Blanc of Silverleigh who won well in the show ring.

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Her first litter to Jervis produced Silverleigh Roman Warrior J.W. who was exported to Trinidad at 11 months of age and where he gained his title of Champion by winning his first 3 shows.

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Silverleigh Razzamatazz & Silverleigh Riff Raff both of whom became Obedience & Breed Show winners came from the same litter.

The 1980's

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During the 1980's we campaigned Silverleigh Gabriella. Gabriella was a multiple Best Puppy and Best of Breed winner being graded Excellent under such notable judges as Herr Paul Riedel, Dr. Beck and Bo Nyman.

This was a fairly quiet time for us show wise as we produced 2 of our own.

Rebecca, who completed university obtaining 2 degrees, shown far left on Graduation Day, now teaches in Guildford.

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And Richard who also gained a degree now is in full time employment but still has an interest in the dogs helping with the day to day training and care.

The 1990's

In the late 1980's we completely changed our bloodlines, saying goodbye to the old English lines which we felt were lacking when compared to those being promoted by the rest of the world. We feel secure in the knowledge that we made the correct decision for our kennel which has gone from strength to strength ever since and which we hope will continue to do so

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The late 1990's were an exciting time for us with Silverleigh Connie doing us proud both in the show ring where she gained many top honours & in her maternal duties producing for us some superb offspring in Silverleigh Gabriella by Karado Avax & Silverleigh Limited Edision & Special Edision by Max v Hambachtal.

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Along with these females we have Silverleigh Xano, our quarantine born son of Dutch Sieger Shanto's Xano, (Flick v. Arlett) out of our own Silverleigh Jinnie.

The 2000's

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So far this century has seen Silverleigh continue showing Connie & receiving many good placings. We also mated her daughter Silverleigh Gabriella to the French dog Nielsen du Normont. From this litter kept a female who has ensured the future of our small kennels. Robert continues to handle today having first handled and won in the Breed Ring in 1950's with his fathers male Vampire of Grange. Having been raised with German Shepherds (his father was the much respected Leslie Davies who was himself a Championship Obedience Judge) we feel that continued improvement is the best way forward.

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Our time is also taken up  with Heads of the Valley GSD Club where Robert is Chairman & Margaret is Secretary & where every Sunday afternoon breed show ring training is conducted as well as frequent Training/BBQ's & educational programmes.

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