11th March - CRUFTS: Ch. Naiken Zephyr, JW won the Good Citizen dog class (judge: Sheelin Cuthbert) and Naiken Alize won the Good Citizen bitch class (Judge: Frank Kane).
Several other children and grandchilden of the Naiken boys had good placings too - including Ch. Meadowleigh Brown Sugar (grandson of Way Out West) won Special Working dog.
1st April - Labrador Club of Scotland ch. show: Naiken Carinsia qualified for Crufts 2018 by winning Yearling and Novice bitch (Judge: Lynda Heron)
29th April - WELKS ch. show: Naiken Classic Cliche and Hornerama Hustle to Naiken both qualified for Crufts 2018 by coming 3rd in their classes. Naiken Carinsia won her class. (Judge: Paul Collins)
22nd August - Killarney IKC show -Naiken Classic Cliche won intermediate bitch and the Green Star!
26th August - Tralee IKC shw - Naiken Alize won open bitch and the Reserve Green Star.