A few moments in time from a variety of years!


Dougie 2016 Success

Silver Grand Champion

Daddy Douglas V. Grunsven
Bred by Rudy Smits

 Owned by Claudia Orlandi &  

Guillermo Gonzalez.

Handled by Candy Carswell


RBIS under Ed Bivin


BISS under Frederick Vogel

Pepe 2016 Success

Grand Champion

Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock
Bred by C Orlandi, G Gonzalez N Richmond & Sue Frischmann

 Owned by Claudia Orlandi, Niket Rele, Claire K. Steidel & Sue Frischmann  

Handled by Sue Frischmann


BOB at Westminster under Judge Barbara Pepper


5 Bests in Specialty Shows by the age of 18 months. 

Claudia & Guillermo

Guillermo with

GCH Topsfield-Sanchu

  Fireworks - 2014

Guillermo and Claudia hunting with their Topsfield-Lebrera Pack in Spain in 2015

Guillermo with

CH Topsfield-Sanchu

Athena - 2014


Cover Dog & Westminster "Tiger"

On the left, "Bubba", Topsfield-Sanchu War Paint, owned by Kellye is pictured here on the cover of "In the Company of Dogs" catalog in the late summer of 2015.


On the right, a bit of fun with Bryan Martin and "Tiger", Gold Grand Champion Topsfield-Sanchu Eeenie Meenie Miney Moe at Westminster in 2013, following an exciting Group 2 Placement!

We always have a little of the "Holiday Spirit"

Pictured  left, trophy "ornaments" designed by our own Linda Panella, and right, A Charlie Brown Christmas for the Holiday Decorating Contest at the Eastern Dog Club Show in December.    

Fine Looking Fillies!
Pictured  far left, Claudia Orlandi, Sandra Campbell & Carol O'Bryant at the Bassets in the Bluegrass 2011 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty. 

Special Visit

In 2011 we had the pleasure of hosting Gail Allen for a visit to Topsfield.  Pictured are Claudia, Gail and Linda Panella with Jack and one of the Topsfield hounds together in the field.

2009 AKC Breeder of the Year
 A Very Proud Moment 
Pictured left with all of the
Group Nominees and pictured
right receiving the 2009 AKC
Breeder of  the Year Award.

Nationals Fun

The Serta Sheep made an appearance in 2008 at the BHCA Texas Nationals.  Great fun was had by all, and we managed to show a few dogs as well.  Pictured in the center, are Bryan Martin, Sue Frischmann, Judy Tuck & Claudia Orlandi.   

Our Serta Sheep!
Nancy Richmond & Anne Testoni
Judy Tuck & Denise & Bob Rushworth
Sue Frischmann
Dog Wrangler: 
Candy Carswell
Special Appearances:  
Bryan Martin & Claudia Orlandi