History

Kantenna Kennels were established by Diane Ballantyne in 1964 and she bred her first litter in 1968 while living with her parents in Camp Hill. Kantenna German Shepherds have gone on to achieve many Excellent Gradings, Breed Survey Classifications, Australian Championships, Obedience Titles and Best in Show winners. Winner and breeder of the coveted GSDCA Gold Medal at the Australian Nationals plus two Silver Medals and Bronze Medal. Winner and breeder of two Australian Siegerin Titles at GSDCA Main Breed Exhibitions including numerous Excellent Select and multi Excellent gradings. Recipients of the German Shepherd Dog Council of Australia's Bronze, Silver and Gold Medals for hip  results. 

Diane and Rob are both Life Members of the German Shepherd Dog Club of Queensland. Diane is a past President, Secretary, Editor, Publicity Officer, Show Secretary and Breed Affairs Registrar and has been active in the Club for over 50 years. Kantenna Kennels were amongst the first kennels in Queensland to use the GSDCA Tattoo Scheme. Rob was the Treasurer of the Club for several years and the first Club Tattoo Administator in Queensland personally tattooing over 1800 puppies to date for the Club. In 2014 Diane celebrated 50 years in the breed.

Diane and Rob's daughter Sharon is the joint owner of Kantenna Kennels and is 100% committed to the dogs. Sharon is GSDCA Specialist Judge and Breed Surveyor.


Contact Details

Diane Ballantyne
Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Phone : 0408 702766 or 0411 433739
Email : [email protected]