Starcastle Hounds Firelizard
DOB March 22, 2001
is the first Silken Windhound born in Europe
self red, born with black mask and overlay Size: 54 cm/21.3 inches MDR1 affected (double
carrier) Heart - normal Eyes - normal at age 2 and 7 Thyroid - normal HD - excellent Last
vertebra - minimal deviation
named after the Firelizards from the books of the Dragons of Pern,
author Ann McCaffrey.
As Ann McCaffrey is not pleased with everyone using her characters
for just about everything, I obtained the permission of
Ann McCaffrey to use her characters for names for my future puppies
long before Lizzie was born.
We even discussed a proper kennel name, based on the Pern characters
but in the end I went with Starcastle Hounds (my name means star
I am forever
grateful and indebted to Ann McCaffrey for this honor!