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Unique was our first dog to be exported to Ireland. We sent her to the Rathleague kennels of Caroline and  James Maher and they made her the top show Saint in Ireland. Not only that, she became the first North American St Bernard that we know of to win a Best In Show at an English specialty, enroute to completing her English championship. In addition to being a wonderful showdog, Unique gave the Mahers a couple of lovely daughters. We then sent a vial of Yondo's frozen semen to Rathleague and one of those daughters, Claddagh, had four girls and one boy. Since Unique was a Yondo granddaughter, this combination was an inbreeding on Yondo. Several of those pups are already international champions.

Here Toni is showing Quinte to her Canadian championship. Quinte was a very sound girl. She could have used some more length of leg but the judges loved her and she won both group placements and specialty wins. In 2012, Quinte entered the SBCA Hall of Fame as a producer of champions!

Whisper (left) was one of our "power bitches". She was the dam of our famous Yondo (right). She had superb size and good bone. At her first show she cleaned up at the St Bernard Club of Ontario winning the Sweepstakes and Best of Winners from the 6-9 class. in her second litter she produced 14 puppies for her owners, Dave and Shelley Barr of Ottawa, continuing the tradition of outstanding fertility in our line. In this photo, Whisper is going Best Brood Bitch at the 1987 National in New Jersey under Judge Stan Zielinski. Robin Beninger is showing Yondo. A quarter century later, he now shows the Yondo son, "Couch".

Roxy was a typical example of the kind of bitch we value at Benbaron. She was elegant, sound, loving and exquisitely feminine. Here she is just around nine months and would soon be on her way to her first National where she attracted quite a few fans. Her mother was our wonderful Nifty so Roxy was a half-sister to Taboo and the other T dogs. Compare her to her mother and you will see why she looks the way she does.

Pepsi was from the first Yondo frozen semen litter. Her brother, Phantom, was over 200 pounds and an American champion. Pepsi gave us our outstanding second U litter, sired by Eddie. We liked it so much, we repeated the breeding and the V litter as also highly successful with dogs like Vinnie, Voodoo, and vonGabe. Pepsi was a breeders dream. She averaged a dozen pups a litter and was a terrific and capable mother. 

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