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Meet Oshie!

by | Jan 24, 2023 | English Springer Spaniels | 0 comments

Our New Family Member: GCH SILVER Northgate’s Power Play

Oshie was bred by Maurisa Payne (Northgate English Springer Spaniels). He was born on June 16, 2018, the year the Washington Capitals won their first Stanley Cup, and named after the team’s right wing player, #77, TJ Oshie. Following the hockey theme, his registered name became Northgate’s Power Play. His sire is GCH Cambrian N Northgate’s Retroactive (aka Jack) and his dam is Northgate’s Call Me Star (a Titus granddaughter, sired by CH Brightwater Suncoast Trek To Northgate who is a Slick son).

Oshie came to us under the most heartbreaking circumstances: the untimely death of his owner/breeder Maurisa Payne on July 4, 2022. This post is a tribute to Maurisa and the amazing accomplishments of her beloved shining star under superb professional handlers Angela Lloyd, Jon Corcoran, and Kelly Shupp.

Maurisa Payne
Maurisa Payne, February 18, 1954 – July 4, 2022

Oshie – you were named after a team of champions, and you haven’t let me down as you’ve exceeded all of my expectations as a champion! Looking forward to the future with you as we set more goals to accomplish! Let’s Go Oshie!

Maurisa Payne on Facebook, July 16, 2021

Oshie’s Show Career

Oshie at the 2021 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

This photo gallery traces Oshie’s extraordinary show career under Maurisa, Angela Lloyd, Jon Corcoran, and Kelly Shupp. The photos and captions are from Maurisa’s Facebook posts. Click any thumbnail to view the full image and caption.

“Oshie and Angela Lloyd winning Select Dog at Westminster. Thank you Judge Michael Faulkner for the win at this prestigious show!” -Maurisa Payne

Oshie’s New Home

It is an honor and a joy to have this wonderful boy as a loving member of our family! Oshie is now retired, but just as he exceeded Maurisa’s expectations in the show ring he has exceeded our expectations as a family member, along with his half-sister, Marvel (Northgate’s Twinkle Star CGC). His new adventures have just begun. Let’s Go Oshie!


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