CH WATERSEDGE VALLEYGOLD OPTIMUS PRIME JH
WATERS EDGE'S NEW HOME-BRED CHAMPION
OP AND KATIE SHEPARD FINISH HIS CHAMPIONSHIP IN STYLE - GOING BOW AT THE MONMOUTH COUNTY KC SHOW ON 5/26/12 - AT 24 MONTHS OF AGE!  KATIE SHOWED HIM 14 TIMES AND FROM FIRST POINT TO LAST ONLY TOOK 10 SHOWS -  SHE IS AMAZING AT PRESENTING DOGS.  IT HELPS THAT OP LOVES THE LIMELIGHT.  HE WILL BE IN NY AT VALLEYGOLD KENNELS WHILE HE MATURES TO BE OUT NEXT YEAR AS A SPECIAL!

OP PICKS UP BACK TO BACK TO BACK  MAJORS AT BUCK'S COUNTY KC, NJPBGRC SPECIALTY AND TRENTON KC ON MAY 5, 6 and 7, 2012. PHOTO FROM BUCKS KC BELOW.

OP EARNED HIS JUNIOR HUNTER TITLE IN 4 STRAIGHT TESTS IN TWO WEEKENDS - COMPLETELY OWNER TRAINED AND HANDLED.  

OP IS CO-OWNED AND WAS CO-BRED WITH FRAN SMITH OF VALLEYGOLD KENNEL. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR ALL THE SUPPORT AND COMPLIMENTS ON OUR SPECIAL BOY!!!  OP IS STANDING AT STUD TO APPROVED BITCHES - CONTACT US FOR INFORMATION.

OP IS A SUPER OUTGOING DOG WITH TONS OF RETRIEVING DRIVE.  HE HAS A STRONG WATER ATTITUDE AND HANDLES TRAINING CORRECTIONS WELL.  HE IS AN ASSET TO PROGRAMS LOOKING TO INCREASE DRIVE AND ENERGY IN THEIR PEDIGREES.  HE IS SUPER EASY AROUND THE HOUSE - GETS ALONG WELL WITH OTHER MALES DOGS.  HE IS A CALM HOUSE DOG BUT ALWAYS READY FOR FUN.  

OP died in July 2022 after a heroic battle with cancer.  He was tremendously loved by his family and his spirit and sense of humor live on for the family in his daughter and granddaughter.
OP and Katie Shepard pick up their first of 3 majors in one weekend - going BOW at Buck's County KC

PHOTO SESSION WITH KAREN HOCKER
CHAMPION OP at 24 Months of age

Look at those muscles!

OP - MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE
CH PEBWIN XPDNC OS, SDHF x CH TWO PONDS JOURNEY TO VALLEYGOLD


OP AT HIS SECOND SHOW - WINNING HIS CLASS

OP AND KIMBER LASER FOCUSED ON THE COOKIE

AND HE IS NOT JUST A PRETTY FACE


MULDER - OP'S DADDY
Berna Welch and Mulder at the Garden State Specialty October 2010. Mulder won Best of Breed at the age of 10 over many other much younger champion Goldens. Congratulations to Berna and Mulder

AUNT SCULLY
Ch Pebwin Expect The Unexpected OA AXJ OD - Mulder's littermate sister -won her veterans class at Garden State Specialty the same day Mulder won Best of Breed!