Many sons and daughters of Lassie have become famous in their own right.
Here are just a few!
9th generation direct descendant- California's "Lassie's Silver Star Gina CGC TDI " has been the inspiration for the Gina Bina Ballerina line of books and toys, and a stage show entitled "Never Give Up On Your Dreams" where she performs and does almost all of her dad's tricks! . Gina is a Therapy Dog and Service Dog who has appeared on numberous TV shows around the world and has been featured in many books and publications. Gina also starred in a video entitled "Adopt a Collie" to raise awareness of purebred collies in rescues and shelters. Gina was the sister of Lassie 9.
Gina crossed the Rainbow Bridge in 2008. Her tribute video is here:
10th generation direct descendant- California's "Lassie's Time For Java CGC " is Gina's nephew who is now in training to carry on Gina's work and be a star in his own right.
10th generation direct descendant- Lassie's Little Star "Lola"- California's Lola is Gina's niece and is also in training to carry on Gina's work.
9th generation direct descendants- Maryland residents "Lassie's Flaming Rebel Bailey CGC, TDI " and "Lassie's Golden Boy Laddie CGC, TDI " are also Therapy Dogs and Service Dogs who has appeared on numberous TV shows around the world and been featured in many books and publications. They also appear in presentations entitled "Lassie, A Dog's Tale", about the history and experiences of working with Lassie. Laddie also went to Canada to help work on the Cinar series with his brother, the Official Lassie.
Bailey crossed the Rainbow Bridge in 2008. See his tribute video below-
Laddie crossed the Rainbow Bridge in 2007. Tribute video coming soon
Lassie's Ray of Light Sydney STAR, CGC- Having big paws to fill, 9 month old Sydney is following in the footsteps of big brothers Bailey and Laddie to fulfill her own special destiny.
Lassie's Taste of Honey- Honey is a 10th generation direct descendant. Honey has her CGC, is TDI certified as a therapy dog and enjoys Canine Freestyle Dancing.
Baby- 10th generation direct descendant Baby makes her home in Texas with Lassie's biogapher Ace Collins where she keeps him inspired.
Lilly- coming soon
9th generation direct descendant- Grace is so well known around the marina in her Ohio town that she has been immortalized in a mural on their waterfront.
10th generation direct descendant (left)- Sugar is now in training to carry on aunt Lil Las's work.
9th generation direct descendant (right)- Lil Las' has been doing therapy work for years in her hometown in Northern California and has been featured on TV and news articles.
9th generation direct descendant- Rusty is an Official Mascot for the American Red Cross in New Jersey and was just one of the many dogs that comforted people on 9/11.
9th generation direct descendant- Pal has sometimes helped out with the Official Lassie on tour.
10th generation direct descendant- Phoenix.
You would think the grandson of Rudd Weatherwax and son of Bob Weatherwax, who also worked on "The New Lassie" would have had a lot of Lassie puppies growing up, but Robert Weatherwax never had one! But now he does! Welcome Phoenix, we look forward to great things from you!
9th generation direct descendant- Lulu has appeared in many TV shows, movies, commercials, and ads like this Ralph Lauren.
Lulu crossed the Rainbow Bridge in 2008. See her tribute video below
Robert Bray with his son John and his Lassie pup Ranger.
Bonita Granville with her Lassie puppy
Kiltie- This Lassie pup was the inspiration for a non fiction book published in 1985 called "Kiltie, The Laird of Kiltarnin" by Jane Weinberger, wife of Casper Weinberger.