Katy won first prize in the Purina Great Canadian Dog for the Millenium Contest and appeared on the cover of the Purina Y2000 Calender. Katy is a daughter of Castilleja's Dillon and was bred Linda Kelly and Len Duquette owners of Keldea Kennels, Penetang, Ontario. Katy's owners Tim and Gina Taylor from Horseshoe Valley (north of Barrie Ontario) submitted the following short essay to win the contest. WELL DONE!
She embraces all that we hope and strive for as we head into a future full of challenge, wonder and rapid change. With a kindness of spirit, a zest for life and a jubilance unrestrained, katy is the epitome of all that is good and pure in the world, Katy's spirited joy for living is as endless as her heart is wholesome. Through her eyes the world is a wonderful place, where everyone is fed, protected, sheltered, and loved. What a wonderful inspiration for all of us.