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        14.01.2009 : Xamos crossed the rainbow-bridge.    Cfr. in memory.

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         22-23 november 2008 : we both judged the Carolina Working Rottweiler Club Sieger Show (USA).

         for more photo's : see www.vomblaurasen.com

 

 

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          Cfr. our new page "articles".        

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           This is our add in the new Rottweilermagazine Total Rottweiler for which Kathleen belongs to the board of editors as international correspondent !

           On de website of the magazine you will find a "blog" where readers can leave questions/remarks on articles.

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    04.11.2008 : the Norwegian kennel Ipso sent us some foto's and great results of Xamos's puppies Dixie and Danica Av Ipso :

    Saturday 01.11.2008 :  Dixie won her class 4 - 6 months and became second best bitch.

                                         Danica became 4th in this class.

 

    Sunday 02.11.2008 :    Dixie won again ... became best bitch and was only beaten by the BOB-male !!

                                         Danica became again 4th in this class.

   

  

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  03.11.2008 : news from Sweden by "the Diggertjes" :

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   14.09.2008 : Show in Zwolle (Holland) :

  Xamos' son Xanter van Meijl op Zeven won under the Irish judge J. Stubbs youth class with 1 V, youth-CAC and CAC.

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   27.08.2008 : the puppies of Kenzo x Dai Hof ter Cammen were born : 4 males and 3 females.

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        19.08.2008 : the puppies of Xamos x Dina v.h. Quee-rahof are born : 5 males and 1 female.

 

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        24.06.2008 : family Coenen moved to Sweden (kennel from Diggers in Black).    We wish them well !!

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        22.06.2008 : in Norway, the litter of Xamos x Uzi was born : 9 puppies !

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        18.06.2008 : Breeding of Xamos x Dina v.h. Quee-rahof

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  08.06.2008 : Kathleen judged the male classes at the Clubshow of the Rottweilerclub of Finland.    59 males were entered.

 

                  photo's of the winning dogs can be found here (click please)

                  for full results : http://www.rottweiler.fi

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 17.05.2008 : Kenzo participated an IPO I trial again : a disaster !    He was ready though : a few days before the trial everything went smoothly

                      as if it were nothing, a few days later everything went even better ... but the day itself there was a completely other dog on the

                      field !  Understand who can but it is clear there is hard work ahead and a search for another way of preparing for trial for we

                      certainly won't give up !

 

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         01.05.2008  : our son Sasha did his first communion.    We enjoyed a few wonderfull  days in  Euro-Disney Paris where we felt like

                                 the  stars in a fairy-tale !

 

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         19.04.2008 : Xamos received the visit of a Norwegian "girlfriend".     More details on site : kennel Ipso.

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        News from Spain, Baba - granddaughter of Ragnar - is IPO-champion (IPO III) of the Spanish Rottweilerclub with 80 - 84 -98

ROTTWEILER

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       04.04.2008 : puppies van Kenzo x Katia v.d. Blockhütte were born : 6 males and 3 females.

                

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         23.03.2008 : Fien van de Plaskenshoeve and Goliath from Diggers in Black, daughter and son of Xamos, passed the test of social behaviour.

                            Also, we received this photo of Pablo van Peba, son of Xamos :

                            and these photo's of Kenzo x Latoya van het Raquincohof (17 days) :

   

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           22.03.2008  : Kenzo became father of 12 pups, 9 still alive.  Mother : Evy du Dauchant

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          16.03.2009 : Kathleen judged in Italy (Calabria) the Trofeo I Arkon Dell Antico Guerriero.    There were 108 entries.     Best male and BOB was Gery von Haus Drazic, best female Jutta Flash Rouse.

          Gery von Haus Drazic :

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    Jutta Flash Rouse :

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·         29.02.2008, our renewed website goes online.  We hope you like it.    It is our intention to update and complete it on a regular basis.   Ideas are welcome.

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         28.02.2008 : today we received the magazine of the Dutch Rottweilerclub with its brandnew frontpage.   To our surprise, our Kenzo is one of the dogs on the photo’s on it !   His grandfather Ragnar who is featuring the frontpage of the magazine of the Belgian Rottweilerclub since 1996 would be proud to see his grandson succeeding him as a model !

   

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·        27.02.2008, 10 puppies born and alive : Kenzo Marstal x Latoya van het Raquinco Hof.    More info can be found on www.raquincohof.nl .    With this, Kenzo has given his final contribution to de Dutch Rottweilerpopulation as he is only allowed one breeding in the Netherlands, unless he would pass the MAG-test … but I can’t imagine Dirk participating this test …    and I can’t disagree ... for once :)     There are 3 males and 7 females, all between 300 - 540 gram !   

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·         25.02.2008, we just learned – hopefully an echography does not lie – that Kenzo will be a father again, the proud mothers to be being Evy du Dauchant and Katia von der Blockhütte

·         24.02.2008, Kenzo went V1 in workingclass at the CACIB show in Gent.    Not really difficult … as he was the only one in that class … .    But then again, absentees are always wrong …  .

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       The winners of the competion of the "Glorieuzen" 2007 in the Belgian Rottweilerclub are known.    I'm proud that Fien en Fiddel van de Plaskenshoeve (both offspring of Xamos) became Queen and King !     Congratulations to the Vanwoensel-family and keep up the good work !!    For a photo : click.

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·         06.01.2008, Kathleen judged the Rottweiler on the CACIB-show in Hoogstraten.  There were not less then 69 entries  !     Winners  were on the male side Macho Mike van Rohas (CACIB) and Bill von Blauwen Stahl (Reserve CACIB) and on the female side Dzana Hof ter Cammen (CACIB + BOB) and Face van 't Sultanshof (Reserve CACIB).

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        30.11.2007, Martin Hillgemann, once a worldfamous dogtrainer and workingjudge, now especially known as an artist, in particular as a sculptor of Rottweilerstatutes, came to our home today to deliver his latest work of art.    Those of you who visited the ADRK-clubshow 2007 may have seen it in Rottweil.      Dirk and I immediately fell in love with the statute ... and now it is in our home.

                                                          

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·         17.11.2007, specialist-judge Yvonne Brink (Zweden) chose Kenzo as the winner of the Eurodogshow in Kortrijk.  He won the CACIB én became BOB before Josy von Hassberghohen.

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         09.11.2007, Kenzo became father again but, just like Xamos last month, of only one puppy.    We do hear it is a particularely heavy strong-boned pup.   Breeder : C. Smets.   It is a line-breeding over our first Rottweiler Ragnar.

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        8.11.2007, Kenzo passed his IPO I test.   Maybe only just, but still … .     Dirk was back just one day after being away for almost 3 weeks for judging-assignments in New Zealand and Australia but still obstinately wanted to participate … against all better judgement … .

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03-   04-05.11.2007.      Dirk judged in Melbourne, Australie.  There were about 240 Rottweilers entered + the Australian “Breedsuitability-test”.       Best of Breed was Arkon von Hause Zillas, imported from Denmark.     Dirk told me that the quality of the Australian Rottweiler is extremely high !  

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·         28.10.2007.    Dirk judged in Auckland, New Zealand.

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    27.10.2007, it is terrible.   Today, we lost Utah.     Just a few days ago our vet found her to be in perfect health and now, all of a sudden, without warning ... .

    

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·         15.10.2007, today, only one birth-card for Xamos from kennel van Peba.  

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·         09.09.2007.   Kathleen judged  the show in St. Ghislain.     There were 27 entries.   The CAC was for Vento of Sunny Hill (Fedor from House Hertog won reserve CAC) and Farah vom Rengarde (reserve was for Deceena van de Plaskenshoeve).    Best of Breed was the veteran Enzo vom Bickesheim.

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        22.07.2007, Kenzo was the most beautiful Rottweiler in Luik and won the CACIB and BOB. Judge was R. Van Hoenacker.

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·         15.07.2007, Kenzo won CAC and BOB at the “Lokerse Winner”.   Judge : R. Vandereyken.

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·         05.05.2007, birth-cards for Xamos, this time from Kortenaken where 9 puppies were born in kennel From Diggers in Black.

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·         24.04.2007, Xamos Crni Lotos became father of 5 puppies, born in Putte in the kennel van de Plaskenshoeve.

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·         14.03.2007, today Kenzo became a father for the first time !   6 puppies were born in kennel Pride Black Pearl.  Mother is Chenna ’t Hupke.   

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