Welsh Springer Spaniels

CH Mystic Acres Big Bada Big Boom CHIC "Leeloo"

Leeloo after winning a 4-pt major

Leeloo is our first female welshie. She is Tucker's niece and our second welsh from Mystic Acres. Thank you to Keith and Carla Vooris for trusting us with this special girl.

Photo by Kali WrightLeeloo is a wild woman at home and she has always shown an amazing zest for life. She wakes up in the morning wondering what we're going to get into first.

As a puppy, she was a naughty girl who loved to steal things off the coffee table and make us chase after her. She also loved to dig and taught her little sister, Jasmine to do the same. Leeloo loves to snuggle on the couch and if I'm not paying attention, she will roll on her back and look up at me for attention and a belly rub. When she wants something, she knows who to stare at to get it.

Photo by Angela WrennLeeloo has incredible side gait. She is very smart and she's just getting started in k9 nose work, obedience and agility. Leeloo started tracking in 2011 and has become a great tracking dog. Leeloo earned her championship July 15, 2012 with two 4-point majors in one weekend at Shawnee Kennel Club. She garnered three majors during her time in the ring with the first being at 12 months old owner-handled by Crystal Nolen.

We will be getting back to tracking in 2015 and hope to get her tracking certification and TD title.

My sunshine doesn't come from the skies,
It comes from the love in my dog's eyes.
~ Unknown Poet

Photo by Kali WrightWhat's in a name?

We named Leeloo after a character named Leeloo in the Bruce Willis movie, The 5th Element. It's a great movie and I recommend seeing the whole movie if you've never seen it before. Here is a link to the YouTube clip that explains the "Big Bada Big Boom" part of her name. We usually call her Little Leeloo, Laaloo or Weewoo.

Leeloo's Titles

Leeloo's Health Testing

Leeloo after winning a 3-pt major
  • 08/06/2010 - ACVO examined by Dr. Michael Blair: Normal, iris-to-iris PPM right eye
  • 06/17/2011 - CERF exam by Dr. Michael Blair: Normal, Report | WS-354412
  • 02/09/2012 - OFA Thyroid Panel: Normal, report | WS-TH429/20F-VPI
  • 08/22/2012 - CERF exam by Dr. Daniel Binder: Normal, iris-to-iris PPM right eye, Report | WS-354412
  • 08/13/2012 - OFA Hips: Good, X-ray | WS-1707G26F-VPI
  • 08/13/2012 - OFA Elbows: Normal, Left X-ray | Right X-ray | WS-EL586F26-VPI
  • 08/30/14 - OFA eye exam by Dr. Michael Davidson: Normal, iris-to-iris PPM right eye, report |certificate will be posted soon
  • 08/30/14 - OFA heart auscultation by Dr. Kathleen K. Brown: Normal, Report | certificate will be posted soon
  • CHIC Number: 83867
  • Leeloo's OFA Page

Leeloo's Accomplishments

Leeloo finished her championship on July 15, 2012 with three majors. Here is a list of her wins:

Show  Date Judge Class Result Points
Virginia Kennel Club 6/26/2011 Mrs. Jean Fournier Puppy, 9-12 Mo Bitches 1/W/BW 3
Warrenton Kennel Club 9/30/2011 Mr. Kenneth A. Buxton Puppy, 12-18 Mo Bitches 1/W 1
Virginia Beach Kennel Club 11/5/2011 Mrs. Karen C. Wilson Puppy, 12-18 Mo Bitches 1/W 1
Middle Peninsula Kennel Club Of Virginia 1/28/2012 Mr. Ronald H. Menaker A-O-H Bitches 1/W/OS 1
Middle Peninsula Kennel Club Of Virginia 1/29/2012 Mrs. Kathleen Steen A-O-H Bitches 1/W/OS 1
Shenandoah Valley Kennel Club, Inc. 4/7/2012 Mr. Nathaniel Horn Open Bitches 1/W 1
Shenandoah Valley Kennel Club, Inc. 4/8/2012 Mr. Sam Houston McDonald Open Bitches 1/W 1
Shawnee Kennel Club, Inc. 7/14/2012 Mr. Howard M. Yost Open Bitches 1/W 4
Shawnee Kennel Club, Inc. 7/15/2012 Mrs. Barbara Dempsey Alderman Open Bitches 1/W/BW 4
Total CH Points 17
"A dog's nose is something for us to wonder at. It is perfectly remarkable and reminds us that there is a world out there that we can never know. At least not as human beings."
~ Roger Caras

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