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Rosethorn Rat Terriers
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Welcome to ROSETHORN TERRIERS. Home of AKC  and UKC Registered American Rat Terriers. We breed both miniature and standard size Rat Terriers. Pictured above are brother and sister UKC Champion Rosethorn Almighty Shogun (left) and UKC Champion Rosethorn Saint Vitus Dance aka Sidney(right). We are proud and happy that a son of Ch. Rosethorn Almighty Shogun named Rock-E-Hill Tennessee won Best of Breed at the 2016 Westminster Dog Show. Shogun is currently available for breeding to PLL clear Rat Terrier Ladies only. Rosethorn Terriers is located approximately two hours east of the San Francisco Bay Area in Coulterville, CA. We moved here 10 years ago so the dogs would have a wonderful spacious property. ROSETHORN is 7 acres of dog heaven nestled in the gold country foothills near Yosemite National Park. Almost 30 year's now of devotion to our terriers. We love Rat Terriers. The American Rat Terrier is a true companion dog. Sturdy and built to last, they have superb people skills as well as  excellent hunting ability. Rat Terriers, beautiful to look at and a joy to live with. A lovely family dog, they get along well with children of all ages and are kind with other pets. Rosethorn Terriers breeding program is all about great temperament and supreme health for the dogs and their offspring. ROSETHORN TERRIERS goal is to offer a healthy lifelong permanent family member to our owners. Rosethorn breeding dogs each individually embody the excellent qualities we adore about the Rat Terrier breed. We carefully breed top individuals. At Rosethorn we stay true to the standard of the breed and retain the unique qualities that made us fall in love with raising Rat Terriers. ROSETHORN TERRIERS breeding dogs define correct conformation, athletic ability, dedication and loyalty to their owners. Our dogs have joyous health. All ROSETHORN Terriers and pups are home raised. Each one is loved and played with everyday. ROSETHORN TERRIERS puppies are up to date on shots, worming and come with a two year genetic health guarantee. We are very careful with placement of our puppies, and stand behind each Rosethorn Terrier that we bring into this world 100 percent. Let our Champions be your companion. Come on up and take a look. You'll be glad you did! **ALL ROSETHORN TERRIER BREEDING DOGS ARE PLL CLEAR.** We are committed to eradicating Primary Luxating Lens disease from the Rat Terrier breed. I am always happy to answer questions about ROSETHORN TERRIERS and the American Rat Terrier Breed. I look forward to meeting you and helping you find your perfect Rat Terrier family member. Enjoy!   
Candace Drake, owner 209-743-1664
rosethornterriers@hotmail.com
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We are always happy when people come up to learn about the breed and meet our beautiful, well mannered, and devoted Rosethorn Rat Terriers.

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The ECOS Litter
1. The ECOS Litter 
Born 12-9-2016 In honor of the American Rat Terrier I have once again left a litter of puppies with tails and dewclaws ...... boy are they cute! The question is, "To dock or not to dock?" Introducing the ECOS Litter.  River 'the girl' 'has already been chosen by a great guy Bud Wheeler. He is an American Rat Terrier lover! Congratulations Bud! There are three beautiful boys still available - just ask Rosethorn Pinot Noir and daddy Rosethorn HiRoll'n Kandy Twist. UKC registered and offered for $650. Rosethorn Terriers proudly presents The ECOS Litter. Call me to talk about these "Just the way GOD made them puppies."
ENJOY!  Candace Drake 209-743-1664
P.S. In honor of Susan Mulligan of my NWShowgroup who had an epiphany about docking and shared it with me.
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The SPICE Litter
2. The SPICE Litter  (12-05-16)
Born 12-05-16 Rosethorn Terriers presents the SPICE litter. 2-16-17 ten weeks old, there is just one boy CAYENNE and 1 girl SAVORY available in the Spice litter. UKC Champion Saint Vitus Dance aka Sidney has presented us with a just gorgeous litter with daddy Shamus McGee.  Welcome the spicy seven 3 super boys *SAGE(PIF-Susan and Tony Veach congratulations), CAYENNE, and FENNEL and 4 precious girls *SAFFRON(held w/deposit for Karlynne), *ANISE(Held w/deposit for Linda B and Prince), PAPRIKA, and SAVORY. The SPICE litter will be miniatures or small standards. These sweet babies are AKC registered, PLL clear, health guarantee, utd on worming and shots. Offered for $900 a $300 deposit will hold your until they are ready to go home with you on January 30, 2017. Enjoy!!
Call 209-743-1664 or rosethornterriers@hotmail.com
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Fairytales Litter
3. Fairytales Litter  (October 13,2016)
Feb. 14,2017 just 2 boys SINBAD and HANSEL available in the FAIRYTALES. Call 209-743-1664 to talk about these handsome Rosethorn boys. SINBAD-$400 and HANSEL-$800 have had all three puppy shots and are doing well with housetraining. *JIMINY gone home with his forever family congratulations Keith and Arlene on choosing this lovely Rosethorn pup. Born October 13, 2016 to first time momma AKC Champion Rosethorn Call Me Just a Soft Snow at Midnight aka Sierra, and our smallest miniature stud Rosethorn HiRoll'N Kandy Twist. We present our 5 darling boys HANSEL, ZORO(held w/deposit for the Towner family), PIPER(held w/deposit for Michael Spillman), JIMINY, SINBAD and 3 little ladies THUMBALINA(Held w/deposit for the Coles), JEZEBELL(held w/deposit for Jan Froelicher), CINDER(held for Jill Chandler. These babies will be miniatures or small standards. They are AKC registered, and are offered for $800. PLL clear of course. A $300 deposit will hold your Fairytale until they are ready to go home on December 8th. Enjoy!
Call 209-743-1664
Email rosethornterriers@hotmail.com
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Rosethorn Terriers at the Show
4. Rosethorn Terriers at the Show  (April 26 & 27)
Rosethorn made a respectable showing at the Central Valley RTC UKC show last weekend. We took Champion Rosethorn Almighty Shogun, Rosethorn Cupid's Arrow, Rosethorn Pinot Noir, and my little four month old Rosethorn Charm'n Z Almighty.  In brief, Shogun got a major win "Champion of Champions" under Judge Larry Hanson. Arrow got "Winner of Winners" under Judge Daryl Turner. Pinot showed her little heart won her class but did not take a major win. My Rosethorn Charm'n Z Almighty won best puppy under Judge Tracey Kallas and Judge Daryl Turner, and notably got BEST IN SHOW PUPPY under Judge Daryl Turner.  A wonderful time was enjoyed by all, and thank you to the Judges who chose Rosethorn Terriers, and CVRTC for putting on a fun show. A special thank you to my friend Jennifer Ferguson of Indigo Rat Terriers Texas, who is owner of 9 mo. old female puppy Rosethorn Shogun IGO Sadie Mae of Rosethorn Terriers. Jennifer thank you for the wonderful pictures you took of Rosethorn Terriers and extra special thank you to her grand-daughter Nevaeh 8 years old, who was a great help with the dogs.  All Rosethorn Terriers are PLL clear, and we do have puppies, THE DERBY LITTER and THE LUV LITTER BOTH SIRED BY ROSETHORN CUPID'S ARROW, currently available . Enjoy!!
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Rosethorn Ladies
5. Rosethorn Ladies 
I am proud to introduce the Rosethorn Rat Terrier Ladies.  Each one of these beautiful and sweet girls contributes their unique qualities to our breeding program. All of our ladies are PLL clear here at Rosethorn Terriers
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Our Handsome Studs
6. Our Handsome Studs  (2016)
Presenting our exceptional, handsome, and well mannered gentlemen standing to stud here at Rosethorn Terriers.  
1) CHAMPION ROSETHORN ALMIGHTY SHOGUN    
(dob 9/1/2011)
2) ROSETHORN CUPID'S ARROW
(dob 3/2/2013)
3) JANDEES SHAMUS MCGEE  (dob 6/02/2015)
4) ROSETHORN HIROLL'N KANDY TWIST (dob 7/06/2015)
All Rosethorn Terriers breeding dogs are clear of the genetic disease PLL. Our current studs are PLL clear by parentage. Its important to test for PLL and commit to breeding CLEAR ONLY dogs and bitches in order to eradicate this disease. Our  handsome studs are double registered AKC & UKC. Stud fees vary $400 - $1000. Enjoy the photo's of our handsome gentlemen with whom I am privileged to share my daily life. Thank you,
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PLL Testing by OFFA.ORG
7. PLL Testing by OFFA.ORG 
Rosethorn Terriers has taken a strong stand against the breeding of Rat Terriers who are carriers, affected or unknown status of the genetic disease PLL. In support of this I am posting the PLL testing of my foundation dogs and on outbred studs that contributed to the current line of Rosethorn Terriers breeding dogs. The current dogs that contribute to Rosethorn Terriers are PLL clear by parentage.  In 10 generations I will once again pay to have my breeding dogs tested in order to validate the genetic Clear By Parentage status. All this information is available to anyone on the OFFA.org website under PLL testing. Thank you for your time and commitment to a future Rat Terrier Breed that is completely clear of this heart breaking disease.
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