AM.CAN.JAP.CH.ALFENLOCH WHIRLWIND ROM ROMC AOM, was definitely one of Am.Can.Ch.Alfenloch Ryan O'Neil's most outstanding sons. "Whirlwind" was Winners Dog at the ASSA Nationals in 1989 and was A.S.S.A. Award of Merit in 1990. After his export to Japan he was a multiple Best in Show winner. Alfenloch Collies and Shelties is incredibly proud of this exceptional Shetland Sheepdog winner and producer.
As a sire, Ch.Alfenloch Whirlwind produced 15 Canadian Champions and 15 American Champions. A sire of significance, "Whirlwind" is the sire of 4 US ROM's. Am/Can. Ch. Trevanne's Windswept   ROM ROMC, A.S.S.A. Winners Dog in 1993, is the sire of 35 Canadian Champions and l2 American Champions; and Ch. Bonnyville Fairfax Nighthawk  ROM ROMC is currently the sire of 53 Canadian Champions and 10 American Champions, and is now the No. 2 Top Sheltie Sire in Canadian Breed history. "Whirlwind's" third exceptional producing son is Ch.Cub Hill Steel Wheels   ROM ROMC, who is the sire of the ASSA Winners Bitch in 2001. All 3 sons have made significant contributions to
the Sheltie Breed. "Whirlwind's" fourth ROM is his lovely daughter, Am.Ch.Foxglove Ashburton Ingenue   ROM.
Ch. Alfenloch Whirlwind himself, was the result of breeding Am.Can.Ch.Alfenloch Ryan O'Neil ROM ROMC to Am.Can.Ch.Alfenloch Tatum O'Neil, a full brother/sister breeding; both also being from a father/daughter inbreeding on "Heritage Spirit". He was bred and owned by Alfenloch Collies and Shelties.
Ch.Alfenloch Whirlwind was a dominant and extremely influential sire and his name appears in the pedigree's of many of today's top winning and producing Shelties. Over 500 Canadian and American Shetland Sheepdogs champions trace back to Ch.Alfenloch Whirlwind.
Am.Can.Ch.Alfenloch Whirlwind ROM ROMC AOM, is now the sire of 4 U.S. ROM Shelties:
AM.CAN.CH.TREVANNE'S WINDSWEPT   ROM ROMC
AM.CAN.CH.CUB HILL STEEL WHEELS   ROM ROMC
CAN.CH.BONNYVILLE FAIRFAX NIGHTHAWK   ROM ROMC
AM.CH.FOXGLOVE ASHBURTON INGENUE  ROM