Elise Cartmell is the co-owner of the Cusidh hounds. Elise is Rob's Partner and Lachlan's mother and is the usual Cusidh handler. She is also responsible for dog maintenance and grooming. Elise has shown many high calibre dogs during her time at Clan Cusidh - not least her all time favourite, Banrigh (Ch Drawing Down the Moon to Cusidh).
Elise is now on the UK Deerhound Club Breed Specialist 'A3' List and is recommended to award CCs in Scottish Deerhounds). She has also judged over in mainland Europe in Finland and Switzerland and has been accepted onto the 'C' List for the Greyhound Club, the Irish Wolfhound Club and for the Basset Griffon Vendeen (Petit and Grand).