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Whippet news 2021

Jack after finishing his title Swedish blood tracking champion, SEVCh!

November 7 Jack won his third 1st prize in open class at a blood tracking trial and is now SEVCh, Swedish blood tracking champion!

October 30 Albicans Union Jack (Jack) won his second 1st prize at blood tracking!

October 16 Albicans Union Jack (Jack) was entered for the first time in open class at a blood tracking test. He did really well and was awarded a 1st prize! The open class track is 12 to 24 hours old, 600 meters long with four angles. A couple of the angles are without blood and of varying difficulty.
Jack is also very promising at lure coursing. He was entered at his first trial last weekend and scored 314 points!

Albicans Union Jack.

September 18 Crosscop Happiness (Scott) was best male and won his third Swedish CAC and second CACIB at Högbo IDS! That closes his Swedish and Danish champion titles! Judge Mikael Nilsson. The day before Scott's daughter Albicans Up And Away (Wilma) was BOB and won her first Swedish CAC and Nordic CAC in Vänersborg under Leni Finne. Congratulations to breeder/owner Åke Cronander.

Crosscop Happiness was kindly handled in the BOB competition by Stefan
Råghammar, while Lydia handled young Dixietown Konfettiregn all the way from
Intermediate class to BOB! Entry 60, judged by B-Å Bogren.

September 8 Dixietown Coat Of Many Colors gave birth to 2+3 puppies sired by Albicans Union Jack (Jack)!

August 23 Crosscop Happiness (Scott) won his second Swedish CAC, firsta CACIB and BOS to his daughter Dixietown Konfettiregn (Panda) at Backamo IDS! Both of them were qualified for Crufts 2022!

Albicans Union Jack and Dixietown Coat Of Many Colors.

July 10 There is a lot going on in Jack's life at the moment. Today he mated a really nice young bitch, Dixietown Coat Of Many Colors. Hopefully there will be puppies at Dixietown kennels in about 9 weeks!

June 23 In only 2,5 weeks Jack (Albicans Union Jack) completed his lure coursing license!

April 19 Today Jack (Albicans Union Jack) was approved at his first blood tracking test!

March 13 Jack (Albicans Union Jack) went to an official conformation assessment and was awarded an excellent with ck (champion quality).

February 28 Scott (Crosscop Happiness) was approved at his first blood tracking test!


November 8 Albicans Union Jack 9 months old.


September 5 The siblings Albicans Up And Away (owner/breeder Åke Cronander)
and Albicans Union Jack was BOB and BOS puppy under Andrej Kerpan at the
Danish sighthound club show in Roskilde!

Albicans Union Jack at 6 weeks.

March 21 Scott (Crosscop Happiness) has sired his first litter! 1+5 pups were born at Albicans on the 3rd of February, out of Albicans Silvaner. The only boy, Albicans Union Jack, will very soon join us here at Hound's.


Early December Scott (Crosscop Happiness) mated Silvia (Albicans Silvaner), a line breeding
on the super siblings Ch Albicans Music Man and Ch Albicans Mamma Mia!

Photo by Osietzki.

Scott was handled as always by Lydia.

August 11 Brilliant results for Scott (Crosscop Happiness) who won CAC and BOB from junior class under Tom Hehir, IR, at the all breed ch show in Ronneby. Over 60 whippets were entered. Scott was also shortlisted in a strong sighthound group, judged by Christian Jouanchicot, FR.

July 13 Scott was shown at the all breed ch show in Tvååker, Sweden, where he won the juniorclass (five entered) with a champion quality award!

Scott at 15 months!

June 9 What a wonderful day we had at the all breed ch show in Nykøbing, Denmark! Lydia handled her junior Scott (Crosscop Happiness) to Best of breed and a group placement. Scott won both the CAC and junior CAC. Lydia also handled Scott’s aunt (Musse's daughter) Ch Burnt Sienna Harmonica to best bitch, CAC and Danish champion title. Judge: D Antonopoulos. Entry: 32 Whippets.

Scott group 4
Scott placed group 4!

Scott Lilian
Scott to the right and his aunt Lilian to the left.

April 9 A new photo of young master Scott, 13 months today!
Measuring just under 50 cm at the withers.


January 4 Happy 10th birthday Laerke (Ch Hound's Music Matters) and all her siblings!

DK Ch PL Ch Hound's Music Matters.

January 1 Welcome to a new year with us at Hound's!

We are excited to see what 2019 has in store for young master Scott!



Scott vinner gruppen

December 29 Scott’s first time out as a junior! We went to an all breed open show with a brilliant entry of 20 Whippets under Lisa Molin. 9,5 months old Scott was Best of breed, BIS-3 junior and finally won the sighthound group under Anette Edlander! What a wonderful way to end our first year with Scott – Crosscop Happiness!

Photo: Lisa Winder

September 8 The day before his 6 month birthday Scott (Crosscop Happiness) got some good ring practise at the sighthound specialty in Tångahed, where he was BOS baby. Judge was Birgit Wamberg, DK.

Crosscop Happiness "Scott"!

June 26 Just back from Scotland where we have collected our new family member! Welcome Scott (Crosscop Happiness) and thank you Leigh Morris for entrusting us with this precious boy, who is a grandson of our deeply missed Musse.


Photo by Jessica Bolander

September 12 A day of grief and sorrow. We have lost a deeply loved family member and a great representative of the breed. Musse, rest in peace, knowing that we will always keep you in our hearts.

May 31 A week ago Musse became the father of six beautiful puppies at kennel Burnt Sienna! The lovely dam is Ch Burnt Sienna Cameron Mountain.

Photo by Lisa Winder, kennel Burnt Sienna.

May 21 Lykke made a rare appearance in the show ring and got an Excellent at the Kennel Club show in Hässleholm.

Lykke handled by Lydia in Hässleholm. Photo by Erika Götherson.


Musse third best male and best veteran in Stockholm at Nordic Winner -15!

December 12 It's been a quiet year but today Musse made his comeback in the Swedish show ring with a bang! Ten years old he was best veteran in breed at the final show of the year in Stockholm, from an entry of 13 Whippet veterans. He was also shortlisted in the huge all breed veteran final = TOP TEN! Musse won the title Nordic Veteran Winner -15. He also placed third best male from a quality entry of 42 Whippet males. We are very proud!

November 15 Musse placed third best male and was best veteran in breed at the Danish sighthound specialty in Nyborg.

Hound's I Don't Sleep I Dream and his sister Hound's I Took Your Name
on their second birthday January 17.


Dec 14 Musse was BOB veteran at the Swedish Winner show in Stockholm! He won the veteran winner title, and so did his litter sister Kola who was BOS to him! She also placed third best bitch in a very large entry.

Musse winning the veteran class under Mark Cocozza, UK!

Kola winning the veteran class under Morag Bolton-Lockhart, UK, who also
made Musse BOB veteran!

Nov 4 Musse was BOB veteran and BIS veteran at the German sighthound specialty in Hannover last weekend and closed the two veteran champion titles under Beatrix Märki-Casanova. Day 2 he was BOB veteran and BOS to La Belle Hélène Da Roseira Brava at VDH Hannover under Olaf Knauber.

BOB veteran both days at Donaueschingen! Breed judge Jarmo Vuorinen, Finland,
and the previous day Patti Widick Neale, USA.

Photo by Gábor Szalánczi

Musse on the move, as brilliant as ever. He will be 9 years old in a couple of months!
Photo by Gábor Szalánczi

August 9 Last weekend Musse was BOB veteran both days from a record Whippet entry at Sighthound Festival Donaueschingen, Germany. The second day he also placed BIS-3 veteran!

Musse was best veteran in breed both at SKK Nat Borås and SKK Int Askersund.

July 22 New photo of Lykke!

Laerke best bitch in Gdynia! Photo by Ania Szynkiewic.

June 23 Back from Gdynia, Poland where DK Ch Hound's Music Matters won her qualifying CAC:s under Bart Scheerens and Petter Fodstad, making her PL Ch!

Musse BIS Veteran at the Eurosighthound show 2014!


May 31 The siblings C.I.B. NordUCh DKKV-08 SV-09 KBHV-09 NordV-11 Donaueschingen Winner-13 DK VW-13 Albicans Music Man and CIB SUCh DkUCh FIUCh KBHV-2011 Albicans Mamma Mia were BOB/BOS veteran at the FCI Eurosighthound Show 2014 from a total entry of 15 Whippet veterans, under Susanne Oschinski (males) and Molly McConkey (females and BOB)! Musse also won BIS veteran under Benjamin Sanchez Garcia, Spain!!! The day before Musse was BOS veteran to Ch Barnesmore Luck O'The Irish.


May 17
Musse was runner up Best male from veteran class at SKK Int Hässleholm and also Best veteran in breed. He didn't participate in the final due to heavy rainfall. Last weekend young Lykke made us proud by winning her class with CQ at DKK Int Roskilde (day 1) and placing Best bitch 4 (day 2).

Musse Donaueschingen Winner

April 21
Many thanks to the German Sighthound Club (DWZRV) for rewarding Musse the Winner Donaueschingen 2013 title! There was some confusion in the ring on the day and no dog was awarded the title. But now the DWZRV decided that since Musse was Best male, BOB and BIS-2, he was also the worthy winner of the title. We are very happy!

March 22 New beautiful photos of our Whippets.

March 22 Musse was BOB veteran at SKK Int Malmö.

February 4 A gallery with photos of our dogs having fun in the snow!



December 11 Hound’s Star Sixtynine (Sixten) was also shown in Stockholm last weekend. He only got a very good, but Birgitta Thörnqvist took this really nice photo of him in the ring. Thank you!

November 3 Musse added another title to his name: Danish Veteran Winner! He was also runner up best male under breed specialist Jarmo Vuorinen at DKK Int Herning. Albicans Ronja won the Danish Junior Winner title!

November 1 Hound's I Took Your Name (Lykke) was shown in junior class for the first time at SKK Int Växjö and placed second with a champion quality reward and a lovely critique! She behaved so well, the little mouse!

Laerke in Poznan! Photo: Jessica Bolander

October 28 DkUCh Hound's Music Matters (Laerke) was shown in Poznan, Poland, last weekend and came home with a CAC and reserve CACIB.

September 16 Lykke was best puppy in breed under Doris Getzinger, Austria and later BIS-2 Puppy under Jenny Dove, UK, at the sighthound specialty in Laröd!

A photo gallery added from the SWC open show in Ronneby! Click the photo!

August 25 DK UCh Hound's Music Matters was second best bitch with reserve CAC (her second) at the Swedish Kennel Club ch show in Backamo. Close, but not close enough...


BOB DKJV-2012 NordJV-2012 Whiptails Ice Is Nice to the left, Musse to the right.

August 10 Show time again! This time a local Whippet Club show in Ronneby, Sweden, where Susan Eppenstein-Kiack (Time For, Germany) had 55 dogs to judge. Musse was again best male! This was probably his last time in champion class, he is soon 8 years old and will be entered in veteran class from now on. Our puppies were again BOB and BOS, this time the boy won over his sister!

Musse Winner Donaueschingen, BOB and BIS-2! Lykke BIS puppy! Photos: Barbara Thiel

August 7 We made the most amazing trip to the big sighthound show in Donaueschingen, southern Germany, last weekend. It was a truly great time with old and new friends and so many beautiful hounds!
Our results day 1, entry of 137 Whippets, judges Dagmar Kenis Pordham (males) and Joachim Kiack (females+BOB):
Multi Ch Albicans Music Man, BOB, BIS-2 (under Göran Bodegård)!
Hound's I Took Your Name, BOB puppy, BIS puppy (under Dagmar Kenis Pordham)!
Hound's Star Sixtynine, BOS puppy!

Our results day 2, entry of 112 Whippets, judges Joachim Kiack (males) and Göran Bodegård (females+BOB):
Multi Ch Albicans Music Man, best male and BOS!
Hound's Star Sixtynine, BOS puppy!
Hound's I Took Your Name, best bitch puppy 4.

Here you will find some photos from the weekend – Donaueschingen gallery.

Lykke practicing on the show lead.

July 7 New photos added of our youngsters Sixten and Lykke.

July 3 Jessica Bolander/Sighthoundphotos took lots of great photos of all the dogs entered at the Swedish KC ch show in Borås last weekend. She has kindly sent us these, enjoy!



June 1 Hound's Man Must Dance became a father today, as SE UCH Twyborn Ann Cousin, owned by Marie Sandberg, Mibisan's kennel, gave birth to 4+4 brindle puppies!

May 21 Fantastic news from Hungary! On Saturday the sire of our puppies, Rhetsgis Fats Domino, was best male with CAC and winner title at the Eurosighthound show. On Sunday he was World Winner and Best of breed at the WDS in Budapest! Our warmest congratulations to his proud breeder/owner/handler Gisela Balz!

April 2 Hound's Man Must Dance has mated SE UCH Twyborn Ann Cousin, owned by Marie Sandberg, Mibisan's kennel.

Hound's Man Must Dance x SE UCh Twyborn Ann Cousine

March 22 Photo of an other of the puppies in her new home, taken by her owner!

Hound's Let Me In – Tyra

March 19 Photos of three of the puppies that have settled down in their new homes, taken by our nice puppy buyers!

Hound's Circus Envy – Indra

Hound's King Of Comedy – Obi

Hound's I Don't Sleep I Dream – Hamish

March 16 The puppies have now started to leave for their new homes.

Lydia cuddling one of the male puppies.

16 days.

9 days old puppies at the milk bar!

January 17 Today the Whippet puppies arrived! 6+3 in the colours black brindle, blue brindle and fawn, all with white markings.

Laerkes valpar
Newborn puppies!


December 18 Laerke is positively in whelp, now a month pregnant!

Meet Mio – Rhetsgis Fats Domino! Hopefully we will have some gorgeous
puppies by him at the end of Jan. The photo is taken by Mio's breeder/owner
Gisela Balz.

November 19 Danish Ch Hound's Music Matters has been mated to Rhetsgis Fats Domino!

August 11 Lydia took Musse and Laerke to the all breed ch show in Askersund today and got some nice results. Musse won the ch class and was runner up best male, Laerke was entered in ch class for the first time and finished fourth best bitch with reserve CAC. Well done!

Ch Albicans Mamma Mia
Lydia handling Kola to CACIB, BOB and G2!

July 2 What a day we had at DKK Int Bornholm! Laerke won the open class and her mother Kola won the champion class. For the second year in a row Kola beat her daughter in the best bitch competition and won the CACIB, Laerke was runner up to her and got her qualifying CAC and reserve CACIB. This makes Kola a new International champion and Laerke a new Danish champion!!! Kola was also BOB and G2!!! Breed and group were judged by Harri Lehkonen from Finland.

June 16 Musse and Dante made one of just a few appearances in the show ring
this year at the Sighthound and Whippet specialties at Tånga Hed.

Ch Albicans Music Man
Musse will be 7 years old in October.

Rivarco Conte of Florence
Dante is now 7 months old.

May 20 Dante was entered to his first show last weekend and behaved really well in spite of a cold, hard wind. He finished BOB under Henrik Johansson, beating three of Musse’s sons. BOS was Musse’s daughter Stenänga Famous Blue Angel!

March 25 New photos of Dante and Laerke stacked, on their respective pages!

March 7 Today was a big day! Lydia's much awaited new Whippet puppy Rivarco Conte of Florence arrived from Italy! His pet name will be Dante, from the famous Italian writer Dante Alighieri, who was born in Florence. Benvenuti Dante! Thank you Gaetano Turrini and Mauro Perna for trusting Lydia with this sweet, promising boy.

Five of Musse's puppies from last year, from two litters!

February 26 Five of Musse's offspring from last year were entered at the all breed puppy show in Hässleholm. All of them got a prize of honour as being very promising. The four to the left in the photo are from the Stenänga litter, the fawn boy becoming best male! To the far right is a girl from the Kannibalen litter. The three brindle Stenänga puppies won BIS-2 sibling group!

Gazolin Krokett 1999-2012

January 10 Living with dogs is not only about shows and puppies being born. Sometimes we have to say goodbye to the ones we have loved the most. Hope to see you again darling Kitty.

January 5 Musse started the new year by becoming second best male at the all breed ch show in Gothenburg under Arne Foss, Norway.


December 24 Thanks to his BOB in Stockholm, Musse was #4 top winning Whippet male in Sweden 2011, in spite of being shown only four times! The five best show results over the year count... A total number of 100 Whippet males have earned points on the list this year.

Photo by Johan Frick-Meijer

December 11 We simply can't believe it's true! But Musse repeated his success and went BOB from an entry of 127 Whippets at the Stockholm show, which this year was the Nordic Winner show! He also placed group third! The breed was judged by Joan Goldstein (Gold-Dust), USA, and the sighthound group by Knut Blütecher (Showline), Norway. Many, many thanks to them both!

It's already nearly a year ago, but what an unforgettable memory!
Lydia showed Musse to BOB at "Stora Stockholm" 2010 under breed specialist
Lee Pieterse, Australia, from an entry of 100 Whippets!
Now they are preparing for this year's show!

Our sweet 12 year old lady Kitty (Gazolin Krokett) enjoying the autumn!
Photo by Darja Krivonossova

August 29 Hound's Music Matters was shown at the Danish Sighthound Club ch show in Gilleleje this Saturday, under György Tesics, Hungary. She won a strong open class and was placed third best bitch with reserve CAC. So close to her champion title now!

August 21 Ch Wikellis Fame And Fortune has given birth to 6+2 puppies sired by Musse!

July 31 Kannibalen's Beautiful Child has given birth to 3+4 puppies sired by Musse! The very same day his adult daughter Delaklin's Take Me won BOB and G4 at SKK Int Ransäter!

July 24 CIB Nord Ch SV-09 KBHV-09 Albicans Music Man was second best male from an entry of 58 male Whippets at the prestigeous sighthound specialty "Skokloster" under Nicola Warner, UK!

July 15 SECh DkCh KBHV-2011 Albicans Mamma Mia was best bitch with CACIB and BOB at SKK Int Tvååker!

July 14 Also Ch Wikellis Fame And Fortune is pregnant by Musse!

July 11 Kannibalen's Beautiful Child is positively in whelp by Musse! Delaklin's Remember Me (mated April 22) unfortunately missed, she was probably mated too late in her season.

June 30 Laerke's litter brother Silver (Hound's Man Must Dance) came to see us today and we took a new photo of him, enjoy!

Hound's Man Must Dance at 2,5 years of age.

June 19 Musse was placed third from an entry of 48 males at the Swedish Whippet Club ch show in Vårgårda!

June 18 We had a fantastic day at DKK Int Valby = the Copenhagen Winner show. SE UCh DK UCh KBHV-2011 Albicans Mamma Mia (Kola) was best bitch with CACIB and winner title with her daughter Hound's Music Matters as runner up with CAC, her second in Denmark. Kola was also BOB and G3! The breed was judged by Arne Foss and the group by Lotte Jørgensen, many thanks to them both! The weather was quite horrible as you can see in the photos below, but we were so happy!

Daughter showing the mother and mother showing the daughter!
Photo: Malin Lantz

Laerke did so well in spite of the rain...
Photo: Malin Lantz

... and Kola of course! BOS to her was Xploring New Year's Pride.

June 17 Musse has mated Ch Wikellis Fame And Fortune.

June 2 Musse has mated Kannibalen's Beautiful Child.

SE UCh Dk UCh Albicans Mamma Mia. Photo by Jessica Bolander.

BOB and G3 Ch Albicans Mamma Mia BOS Ch Veredon Vanilla Ranger Windwalker.
Photo by Knut Weirud.

April 23 Lydia showed SUCh Albicans Mamma Mia at the Danish Kennel Club Ch show in Naestved and won the CAC and Danish title! She also got the breed and placed third in the group under Rita Biddle, USA!!!

April 22 Musse has mated Delaklin's Remember Me.

March 29 Musse's judge report from Crufts: Here is another beautifully presented white & brindle dog, who pressed the winner hard in this class. A dog who stands out for quality & presence. Most beautiful head & expression, another with a wonderful earset & he used them so well. Lovely front with elbows well set back, excellent fill in front. Proper bone for his size, which again is acceptable. Lovely topline & flow to croup & hindquarters. Lovely free ground covering action. / Dagmar Kenis Pordham

March 12 Musse was 2nd in Open at Crufts! A very honoroble placement in a very large entry!

January 24 Today we had to say goodbye to our dear gentleman Spike – Albicans Fiddlestick. He was Lydia's first dog of her own. Spike became 12,5 years old. Sleep tight, sweet boy.

CIB NordUCh SV-09 KBHV-09 Albicans Music Man BOB and BIS-4 at the first
show of the year - the Sighthound specialty in Gothenburg!

January 7 Musse started the new year by winning BOB at the Sighthound Club Ch show in Gothenburg!
45 adult Whippets participated and the judge was Henrik Härling (Play A While). BIS was judged by
Brit Schøne Brodwall and she gave Musse a very honorable fourth place!


December 20 Lydia and Musse had a fantastic time at "Stora Stockholm". This is Sweden's most prestigeous all breed dog show and the final show of the year. From an entry of well over 100 Whippets Musse went BOB under Australian breed specialist Lee Pieterse (Statuesque)! Crowning a most successful year with such a win is just wonderful! It also makes Musse #2 Top winning Whippet male (#4 counting both sexes) in the country for the second consecutive year, in spite of being quite selectively shown. BOS to Musse was the gorgeous Ch Burnt Sienna Midsummer Breeze, Top winning Whippet 2010!

To the left BOB Ch Twyborn Grey Gardens, to the right BOS Ch Albicans Music Man.

November 20 Musse was best male and BOS at the Sighthound specialty in Axevalla, under judge Roberto Posa!

November 5 Today we got the confirmation of Laerke's first CACIB, the one from DKK Int Hillerød this May. Now we are waiting for the two from KOE Int Athens, Greece!

September 11 Musse placed fifth best male at the sighthound club show in Helsingborg! Laerke was reserve in the intermediate class and her litter brother third in the male intermediate class.

August 7 Laerke was entered at the Danish Sighthound Club ch show in Gilleleje and got Excellent 1 in the intermediate class. The judge was Markku Mähönen from Finland.

August 2 Musse placed fourth in the male champion class from an entry of 14 at the Swedish Whippet Club specialty in Eskilstuna last week! Laerke was reserve with a prize of honour in the intermediate class from an entry of 17. The day after she was reserve best bitch at the Int ch show in Ransäter.

Musse was BOB and BIS-3 in Denmark!

June 28 Musse was BOB and BIS-3 at the Sighthound specialty preceeding the WDS 2010 in Denmark! The breed was judged by Robert Paust and the final by him and the other two judges Bitte Ahrens and Regina Tromp-Pruyn together. 55 Whippets were entered. At the WDS Musse won the Champion class! Laerke got an excellent but didn't place.

Musse won group 10 in Jönköping! Photo by Per Undén

June 21 Musse was today BOB and Group first at SKK Int Triple dog show in Jönköping! Breed and group were judged by George Kostopoulos, Greece. Laerke won the intermediate class with a champion quality award and placed BB-4.

Musse was G4 in Hässleholm!

May 22 Musse was today BOB and G4 at SKK Int Hässleholm! The breed was judged by Rudi Brandt (Frontrunner's) from Denmark and the group by Jean Jaqcues Dupas, France. Laerke won the intermediate class with a champion quality award and placed BB-5.

Laerke winning G2 x 2 in Athens, Greece!

May 13 Last weekend we showed Laerke at two international all breed ch shows in Marathonas outside Athens, Greece! Both days she got CAC, CACIB, BOB and G2! The first day all sighthounds and the group were judged by Monique van Brempt, Belgium, the second day by Monika Blaha, Austria.

May 3 Laerke did great yesterday at the international all breed ch show in Hillerød, Denmark! She won the intermediate class and went on winning the best bitch competition with her first CAC and CACIB and finished as BOS. She is thereby qualified for entry at Crufts 2011!!! 31 Whippets (13+18) were entered and the breed was judged by Swedish allrounder Ove Germundsson.

March 20 Today we showed Whippets at the international all breed ch show in Malmö. Musse won best male from champion class and was finally BOS. Laerke made her debute in junior where she was placed third from an entry of eleven, with a champion quality award. Very pleasing! The breed was judged by Torbjörn Skaar.

February 2 Musse's international championtitle CIB has been confirmed by the FCI!

January 13 Musse's lovely daughter Delaklin's Take Me won Best Puppy both days at the International all breed ch show in Gothenburg last week! One of the days she was also BIS-4 of all the puppies!

Silver 1 year! Photo by Kjell Kings


December 13 Musse is #2 Top winning Whippet male in Sweden 2009, wohooo! The total number of dogs winning best male placements during the year was 121.

November 14 Musse won the champion class and was second best male from an entry of 38 at the sighthound specialty in Sjuntorp, judged by breed specialist Sharon Sakson, USA. A great result by a dog who has had a fantastic year, currently being #2 Whippet male in Sweden with one show to go. Congratulations Lydia, you have a lovely boy!

November 8 Today we went to what I believe is the largest all breed puppy show in Europe, "Malmö valp", this year with a total entry of 1 240 puppies aged 4-12 months. The Whippet entry was 18 (5+13) under breed specialist Tina Permo. Laerke was entered in bitches 9-12 months, she won the class and went on to best bitch and BOS!

October 31 73 adult Whippets were entered at the Swedish Kennel Club all breed ch show in Växjö today under Zeev Trainin, Israel. We got good placements with all our Whippets. Silver made an honorable debute in Junior class where he was placed Exc2. Musse had the same placement in Champion dog and finished BM-4. Rosey got Exc3 in the Intermediate class and Kola Exc3 in Champion bitch and was finally placed BB-5.

Musse Copenhagen Winner!

September 20 Musse was BOB today at the International Kennel Club show in Brøndby, Denmark and can add Copenhagen Winner 2009 to his titles! The breed was judged by Georgos Kostopoulos (Allsatin) from Greece.

September 13 We came home with some nice results from the sighthound specialty in Helsingborg today! Musse won the champion class and placed third best male. His sister Kola was second in her champion class and finished fourth best bitch. But the highlight of the day came when Musse's daughter Yermoloff's Irish Heart Beat placed second best bitch and won her first ticket!!! 86 adult Whippets were entered under Claudio Montefusco from Italy.

September 7 We took our Whippets to the sighthound specialty in Högbo this weekend and Musse won best male and BOS for the fourth time this year! His daughter Rosey got her first champion quality award and placed second in the intermediate class. Laerke was placed third in puppy bitch with a prize of honour while her brother Silver was unplaced this time. The breed was judged by Barbara Smith.

Silver won BIS baby at the Sighthound Club show,
judged in the breed by specialist Jessie McLeod and
in the final by Jayne Edwards, both from the UK.

June 15 We have had a very pleasant and rewarding weekend in Vårgårda where the Sighthound Club held a ch show Saturday and the Whippet Club a breed special yesterday. Silver was best baby both days and also BIS baby Saturday! His sister Laerke was placed second amongst the baby girls Saturday and third yesterday. Musse was best male and BOS the first day and second best male yesterday. Kola was placed third best bitch yesterday. The entry figures were 46+40 Saturday and 45+48 Sunday! The breed was judged by Jessie McLeod (Peperone), Scotland and Åge Gjetnes, Norway.

Kola and Musse BOB and BOS under Louise Hickie, Australia!

Kola moved like a dream!

Musse winning best of BOS dogs for the second time at this show!
All photos by Anna Grevin

May 24 What a totally unbelievable day we had yesterday at the Sightound Club special in Bosjökloster! 66 adult Whippets were entered under Louise Hickie, Australia. Musse won the champion class and best male. Kola won the open class and went best bitch and got her qualifying CAC! And she beat her brother for BOB! He later won the Best of BOS dogs in the main ring while she was unplaced for BIS. Our puppies were judged in an other ring by Stephen Wheeler and he put up Silver for Best puppy with sister Laerke for best opposite. Silver later was placed third in the puppy final for all sighthound breeds, and there were quite a few!

May 11 Musse was entered at the International all breed Ch show in Kristiansand, Norway, this Saturday and did really well under Jose Homem de Mello from Portugal. He was placed second best male, behind Int Ch Sol Y Sombra Palais Royal, with the CAC and CACIB. This means that Musse is now Norwegian champion and soon also International champion!

April 30 This morning Musse became a father for the second time as Delaklin’s Remember Me gave birth to 1+4 puppies in different colours. Congratulations to breeder Marianne Ekvall!

March 22 Musse showed himself at his best today at the Swedish Winner show in Malmö. He won the champion class and was best male, winning his third cacib (only one missing now for the International title!) and was finally BOS.

January 10 The puppies are one week old tomorrow. They grow rapidly and Lydia has started giving them names. The two boys will be called Hound’s Ministry Of Sound and Hound’s Man Must Dance. The bitches will be called Hound’s Music Matters, Maggie Mae and Boney M.

January 4 Last night Kola gave birth to her first litter, sired by Spike!


September 22 Yesterday Musse won the cacib at the International all breed championship show in Ballerup, Denmark, judged by Rudi Brandt. He was also BOS which makes him unthreatened for the title Top Winning Whippet in Denmark 2008!

September 14 Today Kola won the open class (from an entry of 11) and finished fourth best bitch at the Swedish Kennel Club International Championship show at Sofiero.

September 13 Musse's lovely daughter Yermoloff's Ro Ro Rosey was BOS puppy today at our local Sighthound Club show in Helsingborg! Musse himself was placed second in the champion class and his sister Kola was second in a very large open class and finally finished as fourth best bitch!

August 24 Musse placed 12th out of an entry of 59 Whippets at the lure coursing trial in Skåne today. He scored an excellent 84 points!

August 10 Musse was second best male in pouring rain today at SKK Nat Ronneby.

Kola and Lydia going G4 at their very first show together!

July 14 What a weekend! Saturday, Albicans Mamma Mia won her second ticket and was BOB and G4 at the Swedish Kennel Club all breed championship show in Tvååker, judged by Matti Tuominen in the breed and Ann Ingram in the group. Yesterday we went for the very first time to the Danish island Bornholm and the all breed championship that is held there yearly. Now it was Musse's turn to triumph, with BOB and G2 under Nina Karlsdotter!

June 1 Musse was BOS at the Danish Kennel Club all breed show in Varde today!

Musse is now Swedish Champion!

May 25 Musse was best male and won his qualifying ticket at the Sighthound Specialty at Bosjökloster, thus becoming Swedish and Danish Champion! He was BOS to Ch Adagio Captured Sunshine and won the final between all the BOS dogs at the show! The breed was judged by Evelyne Desquartiers-Diacquenod from France and the BOS final by Birthe Larsen-Rosvall.

March 22 We had a great day at the Danish Kennel Club all breed show in Naestved today! Musse won his second Danish ticket and was BOB and group third under Janiki Steinbock from Israel. BOS to Musse was the junior bitch Adagio Peaseblossom.

March 15 Musse was third best male, one placement from the ticket, at the International Kennel Club show in Malmö under judge Lotte Jørgensen.

February 15 Today Musse's first litter was born, Ch Yermoloff's Funny Face whelped 1+5 lovely puppies!


November 17 Musse won his second Swedish ticket today and was second best male behind Stefan Råghammar’s great star Robbie at the Swedish Sighthound Club show in Sjuntorp! 9 year old Spike won the veteran class and ended third best male, thanks for showing him Morgan! The breed was judged by Barbara Smith, USA.

September 3 Musse was entered at his first lure coursing trial, he ran like a dream and finished first from an entry of 64 Whippets, thus winning his first LC ticket!

August 26 Musse won his first Danish ticket and was second best male under South African judge Martin Croeser! He was also BIS intermediate class dog.

August 11 Once again Musse won a large intermediate class, this time at SKK Int Ronneby, and was placed fourth best male.

June 5 Musse won the intermediate class and was reserve best male under breed specialist Jackie Bourdin, France, at the Sighthound Club show in Bosjökloster.

May 19 Musse won the intermediate class again today in Hässleholm but was "only" fourth best male.

May 18 Today Musse won his first ticket! He won a big intermediate class at the International Ch Show in Hässleholm under judge Åge Gjetnes, Norway, and was second best male. Since the winner is already an International Champion Musse will also get the CACIB.


September 10 Young Albicans Music Man made us very proud by becoming third best male at the International all breed show at Sofiero. He was beat only by the Champion class winner Ch Albicans Joker and the Open class winner Delaklin’s Please Release Me.

7 months old Musse.

May 20 Musse was BOB puppy at the International Kennel Club show in Hässleholm and was shortlisted in the group.

May 14 Musse was BOS puppy at the Whippet Club show at Bosjökloster under judge Anette Gåvsten.

April 16 Musse was BOS puppy at the International Kennel Club in Stockholm and Spike won the veteran class.

Albicans Music Man was BIS from an entry of well over 500 dogs
at the yearly all breed puppy show in Hässleholm!

Lydia with new baby Albicans Music Man.











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