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Diane Ballantyne established the kennels in 1964. The dogs enjoy life on two properties. The first is located in the beautiful Wolffdene Valley halfway between Brisbane and the Gold Coast on the East Coast of Australia and the second is at Coominya in the heart of the Lockyer Valley approximately 1 hour west of Brisbane Australia. Breeders of Gold and two Silver Medals at Australian Nationals. Breeders of two Siegerin Titles at the Australian Main Breed Exhibitions. Kantenna German Shepherds have been awarded Excellent Select, Excellent Merit and multi Excellent gradings by top Australian and overseas Judges. Breeders of dogs who have achieved many Australian Championship Titles and Obedience titles. Kantenna Kennels have been awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals by the German Shepherd Dog Council of Australia in the Hip and Elbow Schemes.

Diane's daughter Sharon is the joint owner of Kantenna Kennels and is totally involved in the day to day running of both the kennels at Wolffdene and out at Coominya 'Farm'. Our dogs have large grassed areas to enjoy and the team of Diane, Rob, Sharon and Sarah are all committed to providing the best possible lifestyle for the dogs. Sharon is acknowledged Australia wide as a 'top gun' handler of German Shepherd Dogs. She also has acheived her GSD ANKC Championship licence and is a licenced GSDCA Specialist Judges.

Kantenna Kennels are Accredited Breeders with Dogs Queensland and hold a Kennel Licence (No 2373) with Logan City Council. Diane has been awarded the German Shepherd Dog Council of Australia 'Service Medal' for personal contribution within the breed.  Diane is a Life Member of the German Shepherd Dog Club of Queensland, Member of Dogs Queensland. Diane has received a '50 year Service' Award by the German Shepherd Dog Club of Queensland.


Contact Details

Sharon & Diane Ballantyne
Coominya & Brisbane/Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
Phone : 0408 702766 or 0411 433739
Email : [email protected]