Our little stars I'Otti and Irbis von den Donau-Wirbeln, waiting for Santa by the Christmas tree.
Last week we were visited by Pekka and Petra from Finland who came to pick up Ingolf von den Donau-Wirbeln.
New photos of Hanna von den Donau-Wirbeln, living in Canada with Sandra, Dale and their GSP family.
Frieda von den Donau-Wirbeln (Spain) had a great year, both in hunting and shows. She became Catalonian Champion and also had beautiful results: 3 x Best Puppy, 3 x Best Junior of Breed, 1 x Best of Group 1st, 1 x Best of Group 2nd, 2 x CCJ. Congratulations to her owner Carlos Calandria Pascual!
Again, we have beautiful photos of our "H" litter babies
Hanna von den Donau-Wirbeln - Canada
Hamlet von den Donau-Wirbeln "Sammie" - USA
Heidi von den Donau-Wirbeln "Mocha" - USA
New photo of Hermelin and Hubertus von den Donau-Wirbeln together with their owner Wei Lv from P.R. of China
Also great news from Denmark, where Duna von den Donau-Wirbeln participated at the International Dog Show in Herning and got 1st Excellent in Junior class, Champion quality, Best of Bitches and Best of Opposite Sex under Harri Lehkonen from Finland. Well done Kristian and Duna!
Our Elke von den Donau-Wirbeln - apport training
And some great news from our "H" litter babies
Hanna von den Donau-Wirbeln (Canada) together with her new wonderful family: Sandra, Dale and their shorthairs
Hamlet von den Donau-Wirbeln "Sammie" (USA) participated at a junior pheasant hunt.
Heidi von den Donau-Wirbeln (USA)
Karpaten Irbis Chocolate Chips "Baci" finished his Australian Championship with great style, by winning also Best of Group and Runner Up in Show. Baci is owned by Valache and Sevoier Kennels from Australia and is marvelously handled by Kate Raymond. Baci is also the sire of 8 champions. For more photos visit Baci's page.
Gulliver von den Donau-Wirbeln - 8 months old, Montana, USA
Our puppies from "H" litter started to leave to their new homes:
Helga von den Donau-Wirbeln with Judith and Coen from The Netherlands
Heidi von den Donau-Wirbeln with her new family in Texas, USA
Hamlet von den Donau-Wirbeln joined his loving family from California, USA: Jackie, Steve, Chris, Carly and Bo, the Great Dane.
Great news from Denmark, again! Duna von den Donau-Wirbeln got a 1st prize in Solms in Germany!
New photos of Frederick von den Donau-Wirbeln "Freddie" living in Ireland with his loving family and Marek's beautiful kids!
Georg von den Donau-Wirbeln "Monty", living in USA.
Official photo of CKC BPISS/FCC JCH, MBJIS Eberhard von den Donau-Wirbeln, FDJ, NA after his last wins in Canada.
Focus von den Donau-Wirbeln and Mario Renato Bicer after duck hunting
Last weekend was a fabulous one for our kennels, as our offspring had great results all over the world.
We have travelled with our home-bred and trained Christel von den Donau-Wirbeln to Germany where she passed the Solms test with a 1st prize, being led by Petru Didi. She was also judged in the conformation and she got a Formwert: V (Excellent) under DK Diepholz Klub.
From the USA we got news about Gulliver von den Donau-Wirbeln who passed the NA test under NAVHDA with maximum points and a 1st prize. Gulliver is only 6 months and a half old!
Eberhard von den Donau-Wirbeln "Viggo" from Canada had also a fantastic weekend winning 2xBest Junior in Show, 1xGroup 3rd, 1xGroup 1st, and became also FCI Junior Champion.
And last, but nor least, Karpaten Irbis Chocolate Chips "Baci", living in Australia with Valache & Sevoier Kennels won Reserve Dog CC and
Great news from Canada from Eberhard von den Donau-Wirbeln "Viggo", owned by Marie-Christine.
At the regular show in Long Sault, Canada, Viggo won Winners Dog for 1 point. Later, the same day, in the Specialty Show of the German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Canada Viggo won Winners Dog again, for another point. Then he made other wins: Best male in the Field Dog class, then won over the best female and won Best Field Dog in Specialty show and also won Best Puppy in Specialty Show. At the moment Viggo has 6/10 points in the Canadian Championship.
In the NAVHDA Natural Abilities test he got 106/112 and got 2nd prize. Not long ago Viggo obtained his Field Dog Junior title. Congratulations to his owner Marie-Christine for the results!
Picture from the Specialty Show of the German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Canada of Viggo handled by Anie Goossens, happy and proud owner Marie-Christine and the judge Dr Francisco Chapa Guajardo.
Gloria von den Donau-Wirbeln - USA - owner Marco Cueto
Dietrich von den Donau-Wirbeln "Emmett" owned by Rae and Stephan Brown (USA) passed the NA test under NAVHDA and got a 1st prize.
Quail season opened on the 15th of August and our dogs enjoyed it a lot.
KS Conan Seehof
Sonja II Pöttmes
Christel von den Donau-Wirbeln
Christel is also in training for apport
We also got a photo from our friend Mario Bicer, the owner of young Focus von den Donau-Wirbeln who just started his first hunting season also in quails
Duna von den Donau-Wirbeln, owned and lead by Mr. Kristian Thomsen from Denmark, got a 1st prize on a 20 hour old 400 meter long blood track and she also received a trophy for the best dog at the test.
Christel von den Donau-Wirbeln - pheasant apport training
Christel von den Donau-Wirbeln - retrieving fox.
Great news from Canada: Eberhard von den Donau-Wirbeln "Viggo" - owned and lead by Marie-Christine Durocher - got his Field Dog Junior title, by getting the necessary qualifications in 3 consecutive tests in the same weekend, with excellent scores: 98/100, 95/100 and 98/100!
Eberhard von den Donau-Wirbeln "Viggo" - training in Canada with his owner Marie-Christine Durocher, photos by talented Sophie Roy
Duna von den Donau-Wirbeln - training with Jeff Jakobsen in Denmark
Duna von den Donau-Wirbeln got 2xExcellent and 1xCK (champion quality) at Ballerup dog show in Denmark.
Saturday, the 16th of June, we participated at 2 dog shows in Sibiu with Christel and Elke.
Elke von den Donau-Wirbeln won 2x Very Promissing 1 in puppy class, while Christel von den Donau-Wirbeln won 2xCACJ, 2xBest Junior, 1xBest Bitch, 1xBest of Opposite Sex and she became Romanian Junior Champion. Some photos taken by our dear friend Adi Stoicoviciu.
New photos of Lorelei de Valcreole "Zara" (photos by Adi Stoicoviciu)
The pages of Elke von den Donau-Wirbeln are ready.
Eberhard von den Donau-Wirbeln "Viggo" got his 2nd and 3rd points towards his Canadian Champion title.
Gulliver von den Donau-Wirbeln "Reilly" (USA) at the age of 3 months
We spent a beautiful morning with our friend Cristi Misici and his Aurora von den Donau-Wirbeln "Kara" during a pleasant training session.
Focus von den Donau-Wirbeln, owned by Renato Bicer, did very well at his very first dog show: Best Puppy of Breed and Reserve Best Puppy in Show at the National Dog Show in Iasi, Romania.
In their free time, Renato and Focus are spending a lot of time training in the field.
Berta von den Donau-Wirbeln obtained Ex 1, CAC, Best Female and BOS at the National Dog Show in Iasi.
Duna von den Donau-Wirbeln got a 1st prize in the blood track test and she was the best dog from the test. Congratulations to her owner and leader Mr. Kristian Thomsen from Denmark!
Carsten von den Donau-Wirbeln pointing quails and pheasants in South Korea.
National Dog Show Brasov 2012: we participated only on the 29th of April with 3 of our girls and got the following results:
Elke von den Donau-Wirbeln - Very Promissing 1, Best Puppy of Breed
Christel von den Donau-Wirbeln - Excellent 1, CACJ, Best Junior, Best Female, Best of Opposite Sex
Sophie vom Geestmoor - Excellent 1, CAC in working class
RJCH Karpaten Irbis Dream Weaver, owned by Adrian Szekely participated in both days and got 2xExcellent 1, 2xCAC in intermediate class
Eberhard von den Donau-Wirbeln "Viggo" - official show photo from Sherbrooke Dog Show, Canada
Clementine von den Donau-Wirbeln "Cleo" obtained Derby 1 in New Jersey. Cleo was lead by her owner Mike Broderick.
Duna von den Donau-Wirbeln obtained Derby 1 in Germany. Duna also obtained a 2nd prize on the blood track. Duna lives in Denmark together with her owner Kristian Thomsen.
Congratulations to Mike and Kristian!
Eberhard von den Donau-Wirbeln "Viggo" got his 1st point towards his Canadian Championship by winning Best of Winners and Best of Breed at the age of 6 1/2 months. Well done "Viggo Team" - Viggo & Anie & Marie-Christine & Catherin
Today both Elke von den Donau-Wirbeln and Christel von den Donau-Wirbeln were lead by Petru Didi in the Derby test in Rehden, Germany. Both of them obtained a 1st prize! Elke is only 6 months old!!! We are so proud of our young girls!
Czarina von den Donau-Wirbeln and her hunting partner Enzo, hunting quails in Lebanon with their owner Najd Rouhana!
Focus von den Donau-Wirbeln, 6 months old, pointing phesant! Thanks, Mario-Renato, for spending so much time with Focus and for letting him discover the beauty of hunting.
Flora von den Donau-Wirbeln, at the age of 6 months, owned by Daniel Temple.
Frieda von den Donau-Wirbeln, won Best Puppy of Breed at International Dog Show of Girona, Spain. Congratulations to her owner and handler, Carlos Calandria Pascual.
All our dogs were checked for EBJ and we received the official results from Laboklin, Germany. Good news as all of them are EBJ free!
Elke von den Donau-Wirbeln, our young hope, pointing pigeon.
Eberhard von den Donau-Wirbeln, in Canada, owned by Marie-Christine Durocher.
Focus von den Donau-Wirbeln, owned by Mario Renato Bicer.
Flora von den Donau-Wirbeln, owned by Daniel Temple, USA.
Czarina von den Donau Wirbeln, pointing quails in Lebanon. Owned by Najd Rouhana.
She is So Beautiful and Talented! Just thought you would be as happy as I am watching these photos :)"
Frauke vom den Donau Wirbeln in USA, owned by James Arwood
Frederick von den Donau Wirbeln "Freddie" with his wonderful family, in Cork, Ireland
Eberhard von den Donau Wirbeln "Viggo" during his conformation practices, handled by Anie Goossens - in Canada
Ewald von den Donau Wirbeln
Ewald von den Donau Wirbeln, owned by Ahmet Acikgul in Cyprus
Czarina von den Donau Wirbeln retrieving a woodcock, owned by Najd Rouhana, Lebanon
3 days trip to London, visiting our dear friend Bambos and his lovely family and I returned home with this precious girl Otti vom Thüringer Zipfel. Otti is the daughter of Jogurt KS vom Hege-Haus and Nova KS vom Hege-Haus. She has a fantastic pedigree, with 55/62 KS ancestors on a five generations pedigree. Otti's titles are Derby 1 (all 4's), Solms 1 (all 4's), VGP 1, VBR, HN, LN, HD-A2.
Thank you, Bambos, for letting us have this wonderful girl!
Eberhard von den Donau Wirbeln "Viggo" won 1st in Sweepstake (3-6 months class) at his first show.
Fabian von den Donau Wirbeln and his new family Marja and Robert Dobosi and their 2 daughters from Novi-Sad, Serbia.
Clementine von den Donau Wirbeln "Cleo" after a successful pheasant hunt in USA.
New photos of Frieda vom den Donau Wirbeln, owned by Carlos Calandria Pascual, Spain.
Our young hope - Elke von den Donau Wirbeln (KS Conan Seehof x Sophie vom Geestmoor) - at the age of 3 months.
Elma von den Donau Wirbeln (KS Conan Seehof x Sophie vom Geestmoor) - pointing pigeons in Greece.
Eberhard von den Donau Wirbeln "Viggo" - owned by Marie-Christine Durocher - Canada
Steve, Dixie and Dietrich von den Donau Wirbeln had a great hunting day yesterday in Choteau, Montana, by Teton river.
Bruna von den Donau Wirbeln became Romanian Junior Champion after winning 2xCACJ, 2xBest Junior last weekend at the National & International Shows in Craiova.
Clementine von den Donau Wirbeln after pheasant hunting
Czarina von den Donau Wirbeln pointing quails
Duna von den Donau Wirbeln (Denmark) at the age of 4 months.
Ariel von den Donau Wirbeln won 2xCAC, 2xCACIB, 2xBest of Breed, RBOG and BOG at the International Shows in Arad. Congratulations to her owner Marius Ardelean!
Ariel's sister, Aurora von den Donau Wirbeln won the 3rd place in the National Final for Pointing Dogs organised by the Romanian Hunting Asssociation, being the youngest dog on the podium. Congratulations to her owner and leader, Cristi Misici!
Last weekend at the CACIB Shows in Bucharest, Romania, Christel von den Donau Wirbeln was 2xBest Puppy in Breed and also won Reserve Best Puppy in Show. Judges: Mr. Claudio de Giuliani (Italy), Ms. Daniela Radu (Romania), Mr. Milivoje Urosevic (Serbia).
Photos by Adrian Stoicoviciu
New photos of Sonja and Christel taken by our friend Adrian Stoicoviciu.
Sonja II Pottmes
Christel von den Donau Wirbeln
On the 31st of July, at the International Dog Show in Constanta, Romania, Karpaten Irbis Dreamweaver obtained Ex1, CACJ, Best Junior and Best of Breed.
Sophie vom Geestmoor has joined our team today. Many thanks to Dietrich Hollmann, Sophie's breeder, for his kindness and support. Sophie is a full Hege-Haus blood female, being the daughter of Goran di Dual Status and Charme II KS vom Hege-Haus. She has an impressive pedigree, with 53/62 KS dogs, and comes from the lines of the famous Yard KS vom Hege-Haus, Nougat KS vom Hege-Haus, Jogurt KS vom Hege-Haus, Ariel KS vom Hege-Haus and these are just a few names of her well-know ancestors, some of the finest Deutsch Kurzhaars in the breed history. Her titles are Derby 1 (4h in Nose, 4h in Pointing, Andreas Stern), Solms 1, VGP 1 (328 Points), Vbr, HN, HD-A2, VDH-Europajugendsieger 2009.
Last weekend at the International Shows in Sibiu Karpaten Irbis Dream Weaver obtained 2xCACJ and 2xBest Junior, under judges Monika Blaha from Austria and Giusepe Alessandra from Italy, and she became Romanian Junior Champion.
New photos of our puppies.
New photo of Christel von den Donau Wirbeln on point.
The puppies of KS Conan Seehof and Lorelei de Valcreole are born - 5 boys and 1 girl.
We got some great news from our dear friends in Australia: Anne and Kate Raymond from Valache Kennels. At the Merebin Kennel Club, 9th April, Judge Mrs Cathy Camac (Victoria), Karpaten Irbis Chocolate Chips "Baci" won Dog CC, while his daughter Valache Centrefold "Macy" (dam: CH Valache Santa Fe) won Best of Breed.
Aurora von den Donau Wirbeln (KS Conan Seehof x Furina von Massenbach) passed the VJP with 67 points, passed the Derby with a 1st prize (all 4's) and also passed the Natural Abilities Test. Congratulations to her owner Cristi Misici.
We received some great news from USA this morning. Karpaten Irbis Dagobert and Karpaten Irbis Desert Rose passed the Derby, getting a 1st prize with all 4's marks! Congratulations to Yiannis, their trainer!
We had great results at the National Show in Brasov. We spent a nice day with our friends, although we had to deal with the most capricious weather: rain, snow, little bits of sun and really strong wind.
Karpaten Irbis Brown Sugar - CAC and Best Male
Blume von den Donau Wirbeln - Very Promissing and Best Baby of Breed
Sonja II Pottmes - CAC, Best Female, Best of Breed and Best of Group
Clementine von den Donau Wirbeln aka Cleo, 11 weeks old, owned by Mike Broderick - USA
Our new hope Christel von den Donau Wirbeln is on-line.
Conan's latest hunts.
Karpaten Irbis Dew Drop at the age of 5 months.
Yesterday I passed my hunting exam with a 30/30 points and I became a hunter.
New photos of Karpaten Irbis Chocolate Chips by Ffiona Erskine.
Some photos from the Dr. Kleemann Zuchtauslese Prufung 2010.
GSP Championship Show of South Australia 4th September 2010, Judge Dr L Cameron NSW. Karpaten Irbis Chocolate Chips wins the Parent & Progeny competition
Progeny pictured are Valache Centrefold, Sevoier Oreo and Sevoier Iced Vo Vo - click on photo to enlarge
New puppy pics - first water contact - 8 happy puppies - 8 tails up.
Today at Ocseny, Hungary our Sonja II Pöttmes passed the KV achieving a first prize with maximum points.
At the Collie Club of SA All Breeds Championship Show 22nd May 2010, Karpaten Irbis Chocolate Chips won
Reserve Dog CC, Runner Up Best Of Breed, Best Intermediate in Group 3 (Gundog Group).
Our "C" litter puppies are 2 years old today! Happy Birthday to them all!
This weekend at the shows in Iasi and Suceava Sonja II Pöttmes won 2xRPJ, 2xBest Junior, 2xBest Bitch, 2xBest of Breed, 2xBest of Group and she became Romanian Junior Champion. KS Conan Seehof won 2xCAC, 2xBest Dog, 2xBest of Opposite Sex.
At the CACIB in Slobozia, Sonja II Pöttmes won Ex1 RPJ (Junior Winner).
New photo of Karpaten Irbis Chocolate Chips.
The results of KS Conan Seehof offspring are updated.
New photos of Conan.
On the 20th of June, Karpaten Irbis Chocolate Chips won Best of Group and Best Junior in Show at Adelaide Plains Open Show.
New photos of Sonja.
At the International Show in Sibiu KS Conan Seehof won CAC, CACIB, BOB, RBOG, fulfilling all the conditions for International Champion. Karpaten Irbis Cinnamon Muffin won RPJ and Best Junior and she became Romanian Junior Champion.
We received from Dr. Wolfram Lemmer the HD result for Karpaten Irbis Cinnamon Muffin and she is HD-Free A1.
New addition to our kennel: Sonja II Poettmes.
Karpaten Irbis Chocolate Chips won Best of Breed, Best of Group under Breed Specialist Judge Don Hunter from Sydney and Best Puppy in Show under Lyn Harwood from Victoria, at Metropolitan Kennel Club of South Australia, Dogs SA Park, Kilburn. New photos of Baci.
New photos of K.I. Cinnamon Muffin "Dotty".
1st prize in Derby for Quattro, Quai, Qubana and Quecke vom Mausberg, sons of KS Conan Seehof and Meike vom Thuringer Zipfel.
At the CAC show in Targoviste, Karpaten Irbis Cinnamon Muffin won RPJ, Best Junior, Best Bitch, Best of Breed, Best of Group and Junior Best in Show. Photos coming soon.
New photos of K.I. Cinnamon Muffin "Dotty".
The sons and daughters of Conan got 1st prize in Derby: Franki vom Sparta-Gr (nose 4h), Finja vom Sparta-Gr, Queen vom Mausberg and Quex vom Mausberg. Filos vom Sparta-Gr was SG in the NADKC Zuchtschau. New photos of Filos, Franki and Finja.
At the CAC show in Craiova, Karpaten Irbis Cinnamon Muffin won RPJ, Best Junior, Best Bitch.
New photo of Karpaten Irbis Chocolate Chips "Baci".
The new website is launched.
We just got back from Germany with great results. Conan participated in the 38. Dr. Kleemann - Zuchtausleseprüfung 2008. In the Zuchtschau he was V5 male (out of 58 present males) and he passed the water and field tests only with "4" marks. So, Conan became Kurzhaar Sieger, being the first dog from Romania to obtain this title and entering the elite of the deutsch kurzhaar stud dogs. We are very proud of him and we would like to thank to his trainer - Mf. Paul Seegers - one of the top trainers in Germany.