Events 2009

009 Events

December 12-13
Credit Valley Show
Tindra was shown on Saturday and Sunday.  She came 2nd in Open Female Class on both days. 

October 30-November 1
Trillium Show
Tindra was shown on Saturday and Sunday.  She won Best of Breed on Saturday for one point, and came in 2nd in open female class on Sunday. 

October 16-18 – Elska and Ari
Port Alberni CKC Show
Elska won BOB on Saturday to finish her CKC championship with 11 points, including 2 majors.
Ari won BOB on Friday and Sunday and is now at 9 points including a major win

October 10
Skonsa earned her CKC HIC today with one leg on sheep and one leg on ducks. 

October 2-4
Icelandic Sheepdog Association of America
National Specialty, Wauseon, Ohio
** 1st match, Judge D. Anderson
Soley 4th Open Bitch
**2nd match, Judge P. Putnam
Soley 2nd Open Bitch
Tindra 4th Open Bitch
**National Show, Gudrun Gudjohnsen
no placements for either girl

September 26
Burlington Kennel Club
Soley won BOB under Judge Mark Houston-McMillan

August 22
Skonsa goes to her new home today!    We’ll miss her exuberant personality! 

August 15
Tindra competed in the CISC booster and placed  3/3 in Open females.  Like her mother she’ll no doubt end up with  a complete collection of ribbons (Soley has everything from Group 4th to 4th in class).
It was our first weekend out without any of the other dogs or her owner/handler Scott and she behaved very maturely during our hotel stay – our baby girl is growing up! 

No pictures from this event but I do have the dogs booked for a special portrait session in mid-September.
Sigga (formerly Vina) travelled  to her new home.  She lives in Maine with proud new owner Maureen and her sire Max. 

August 11
Ari and Elska had a livestock exposure and both showed herding instinct!   Ari seems to be following in dam Ima’s footsteps with his desire to be in charge! 

August 9
Trek and Viggo went to their new homes today!
Puppy Party was held in Viggo’s new back yard.
We confirmed that the puppies have no issues with torrential rainfall, thunder and lightning! 

August 7-9
Victoria City Kennel Club, Saanichton
Elska and Ari competed in three days of conformation showing.  Ari won Best of Breed on all three days.  Judges were: H. Lehtinen (Finland), G. Jeavons (ON) and James Reynolds (ON). 

June 19-21: Nanaimo Kennel Club
Elska and Ari competed in three days of conformation showing.
Elska won Best of Breed on all 3 days.    Judges were: Joan Beech (ON), Susan Quesnel (BC) and Grant Townsend (AB). 

Solhundur puppies arrived on June 5, 2009!
Icelandic Sheepdog Newborn Puppies
Click on the pictures to visit the blog posts about the litter.
Sire : Max, Töfra Hroi Grettir, HIC
Dam:  Sóley, CKC & UKC CH Belglen Roskva, CGN, TT, HIC, RN.
Updates we receive  on our puppies in their new homes are posted regularly to the blog. 

May 30 : Aurora Kennel Club Show, Ontario
Tindra won Best of Breed (no points)  Judge P. Heikkinen-Lehkonen  (Finland)

May 10 : Pawsway Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Tindra participated in “Dog Shows 101” at the Pawsway Centre. 

May 22, 23, 24 : Vancouver Island Dog Fanciers Ass’n
Friday : Elska won BOB (Cec Ringstrom, CKC)
Saturday : Elska won BOB, cut in group (Butch MacDonald)
Sunday: Elska won BOB, (C. Neilson, CKC)

May 8, 9, 10 : Tyee Kennel Club, Mill Bay, B.C.
Friday – Elska won BOB (L. Stanbridge, CKC)
Saturday – Ari won BOB (M. Alves, Brazil)
Sunday – Elska won BOB (Wayne Thompson)
* unfortunately Elska was mis-entered in the 12-18 month class at this show so she did not keep these points.

April 26:  B.C. Sanction Match
Elska placed Group 4th in a sanction match.
Both Elska and Ari received “Normal” results from their  CERF eye exams.

April 20: Sanction Match, B.C.
Elska placed Group 2nd in a sanction match. 

April 10-12: All About Pets Booth

All About Pets Iceland Sheepdog Breed Booth
We hosted an Iceland Sheepdog breed booth at the All About Pets show, in Toronto, Ontario. 

April 4 :  Health Clinic at Graham Animal Hospital
Tindra received a Normal CERF evaluation.
We did not have her hips evaluated at this time since her first heat started on Saturday!