Bright Star has produced 53 litters of Gordon Setters since 1980
and 26 litters of Irish Setters since 1977!


We have produced 4 AKC Dual Champions!
39 Gordon Setter and 16 Irish Setter AKC Show Champions!
10 AKC Field Trial Champions!
4 AKC Master Hunters!
16 Canadian Kennel Club Show Champions!
14 obedience degrees!

1 Agility Titlist!


51 Gordon Setters have earned Hunt Test titles
and/or Working Certificates!
17 Irish Setters have earned Hunt Test titles
and/or Versatility Certificates!

Bright Star Gordons have earned National honors
four times as Field Puppy of the Year
four times as Field Derby of the Year
once as Retrieving Gun Dog of the Year!
and once as Brood Bitch of the Year!

5 of our Gordons earned the "Beauty, Brains, and Birdsense" Award;
1 is a Lifetime Top Producer;
1 was a National Specialty Best in Sweepstakes winner! 

BrightStar Irish Setters consistently rank among
the top 5 junior and senior field trial dogs nationally!
4 of the 6 annual national field awards forIrish Setters
went to Bright Star dogs in 1995, 3 in 1996, 3 in 2003;
and a Bright Star Irish was top field matron in 1995, '96, and '97! 

In 1996 we produced the 17th Dual Champion Irish Setter in history,
the first since 1987, and
the second Dual Champion/Amateur Field Champion in breed history! 

In 2008 we produced the 20th Dual Champion Irish Setter in history!

We are the only ones who have finished more than one Irish Setter Dual Champion!