We visited Finland again and it was again Liina's (Iiah's Donna Piccolina) time to flourish :)
She was BOB junior, won the bitches and got certificate and BOB and took group 4 :)
Ella was just after her Best Bitch 2 with reserve CAC and Mia was Best Bitch 4.
Ups was this time just excellent 1 in working class.
Thank you all who made it happen! Thank you judge Anca Giura for your judgements in breed as well as in group!
May 9 was the date when we took first time part of Estonian Hunting Dog Association's dog show for hunting breeds. We entered two - Ella, who became best working dog of the breed and Liina, who became best of breed junior and best of breed. Thank you judge for liking our dogs so much!
May 10th we spent on hunting trainings, first the wild boar yard where our Blacky had first chance ever to meet wildlife in real and did not know what to think of the boar. After that we took our girls to the fox den where Ella and Ups showed that they have not forgotten how to work in the den and first time Mia showed real interest towards the fox.
Thank you all organizers of all three events - it was super weekend!
On the picture, Liina and Ella with the judge and their rosettes:
This year we celebrated the start of spring by two days in Finland.
On 1.5, Ella (Iiah's Miss Mariella) passed successfully Finnish hunting ability test for kaninchen and miniature dachshunds, PIKA.
On 2.5, we took part of the international show in Tampere with following results:
Mia - Best Bitch 2 with CACIB, so now we can confirm to her two new international titles - CIB and CIE.
Liina - Best Bitch with certificate and BOB and group 3! Now she needs to confirm her EST CH title first and then it is possible to become immediately also FIN CH!
Thank you judges for appreciating our girls, thank you Ilona for help with handling. Thank you Kadi for making me take this trip - without you, it would have never happened!
Picture: Liina at Group 3 placement:
Grey, Osumare Fergus Oscar 7.8.2003 - 18.03.2015 (11 years, 7 months and 5 days).
It took time for me to make this post. One big era of time is closed and house feels empty. You were always there. We moved into this house because of you. And now you are gone. On the other side of the rainbow. Just peacefully sleeping your forever sleep. Till the day we meet again. Please do not ask me more to tell you now. It is too much to take, though I knew it was coming...
In March, Ella visited a show in Latvia. Yes, she did - as we stayed at home with other girls who were in season (not allowed to show in Latvia). Of course, she did not go all by her self - thank you Kadi for taking her and showing her with great results - Excellent, certificate quality, certificate, CACIB and BOB!
22.02.15 our Emma gave birth to 2 girls and 1 boy. Girls are red with black shade and the boy is red dappled. Happy father is Elmo (Aamuyön Adalwolf) from Finland. Girls are spoken for.
28.2.15 our Liina (Iiah's Donna Piccolina) took part of a national show in Tallinn. Result: BOB junior and BOB under judge Kim Vigso Nielsen. This way she also closed her J CH and is now bearing her first titles - EST & RUS J CH.
01.03.15 it was Klaara's turn (Iiah's Donna Prima). Result: BOB Junior and Best Bitch 2, getting her first JCAC, this time from judge Zlatina Davidovska.
Thank you all involved!
On 14.2.15 we participated at Tallinn International Dog Show Winter Cup 2015 with great results - thank you judge Matti Tuominen from Finland (kennel Kuura) for your opinions and gradings of our girls:
Iiah's Donna Piccolina "Liina" - Excellent and placed first in junior class with CQ and JCAC and BOB junior, to continue to be Best Bitch and Best of Breed!
Iiah's Donna Prima "Klaara" - Excellent and placed second behind Liina in junior class.
Iiah's Miss Mariella "Ella" - excellent in open class and Best Bitch 2 behind Liina with CACIB (she does not need a certificate as she is already a champion)
First time we also showed our breeder's group with three girls participating in it - we were BOB breeders group! Thank you judge for your kind word about the temperaments of our girls and where we should be aiming at with our breeding in future!
Thank you Riina Reinart for the help with handling!
Unfortunately, we did not stay for the groups as little wolfies were anxious to get out for a walk.
On the day before the last of 2014, we got good news from doctors - all Käpik's pups are healthy and none of them has livershunt. All test results became back negative.
You can read more about them here.
28.12 we visited Pskov, Russia for a national show. The results made us more than happy:
Liina, Iiah's Donna Piccolina, Best of Breed junior and future RUS J CH (waits for the EST J CH to be completed).
Mia, Oliviera Mia Oops Fantazija, Best of Breed and RUS CH
Ella - second behind Mia as best Bitch and reserve CAC.
As cherry on top of the cake, Mia was also Best of Group 3. Thank you all involved!
22.11.2014 were born the long waited puppies of Mooris (Nightwing Country Boy) and Käpiku (Miliy Zver Suzanna) - 7 boys, 3 black and 4 brindle.
18-19.10.we visited Rakvere national shows with Ella and Liina. First day they were judged by Jurate Butkiene, who found them both to be excellent and nothing more. For the second day, the girls were much better and judge Livija Zizevske awarded Ella with CAC and Liina with JCAC. First JCAC for Liina and last CAC for Ella - so as soon as the hunting trials are done, we can confirm her EST CH title. In additional Ella was BOS and Liina was BOB junior.
Thank you all involved, especially the ones who survived with us the sunday morning without any scratch!