Puppies and show

Our PBGV litter will be 8 weeks on Tuesday and we have taken new pictures of the whole gang today – see them under the Our Breeding / U-litter menu. Also, all puppies have now been microchipped, which means they now have their pedigree name as follows: Krondal’s Uma (purple female) Krondal’s Upsy-Daisy (red female) Krondal’s Umberto (green male) Krondal’s Ultron (turquoise male) Krondal’s Uncas (brown male) Krondal’s Uno (black male) Krondal’s Uzo (blue male) This weekend was the annual Danish Dogue de Bordeaux Club Show, and Valka was entered in Junior Class (she is almost 13 months old). This was her first show and what a start! She won Junior Class and received a Junior CAC and went on to become 3rd best female (after two champions), which means she also received the CAC. On top of that she got the title Danish Dogue de Bordeaux Junior Winner 2021.…

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DdB puppies and show results

It has been all about the dogs for the last 4 weeks since the PBGV puppies arrived, and nothing different this week with the arrival of our DdB puppies and a succesful show-day for Peter and Selma. ;o) Vesper’s puppies arrived on July 25th. We knew it would be a small litter – the scanning showed 3, perhaps 4 puppies. However, there were only 2 puppies left on the day of arrival – a male and a female. We had originally decided to keep a female, but after seeing the puppies and being very happy with them so far, we have decided to keep them both and see how they develop. So no puppies will be available from this litter, both will be staying with us for now. This weekend, Peter and Selma went to a DKK show with Whiskey and Humle. It went very well for them both –…

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Back to normal

Everything is back to normal after the DdB puppies left in September – well, two of them left and the last one, Valka, stayed with us. ;o) Valka is developing just like a normal DdB puppy – long legs, long nose, big ears! I am sure she will grow into proportions again later on, but at this age most DdB puppies look funny, so she is developing fully according to plan… ;o) We are waiting for our PBGV female Carla to start her heat…nothing yet, but it should be just around the corner. We will breed her in her upcoming heat, more info on that will follow in our Planned Litters page shortly. All the PBGV youngsters (Peanut, Whiskey and Humle) are doing great and just enjoying life in the countryside, although we are a bit sad that we are not able to show them, as all shows are cancelled…

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NEW champion

Vesper was entered to the 3-day show in Roskilde this weekend, and we were hoping to achieve a certificate, which would make her Danish Champion, now that she has turned 2 years old. The show went far better than we could have hoped for, and Vesper ended up as not only Best Female but also BOB both Friday and Saturday! ;o) On Sunday she was 2nd Best Female and after the weekend she is now both DANISH CHAMPION and SWEDISH CHAMPION (via the certificate she got in Malmö in March). We off course brought Carla along to the show area as well, even though she wasn’t entered in the show – but she loves coming along and enjoyed herself meeting other dogs and playing and relaxing with the children. ;o) After 3 days of showing, Vesper was tired when we came home on Sunday. ;o)

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Vesper show Malmö and modeling for REDGREEN menswear ;o)

Vesper has been in the spotlight the past couple of weeks. ;o) First, we took her to IDS in Malmö on March 30th, were she went all the way in the DdB ring, ending up as Best Female and BOB with Swedish CAC and CACIB. She now has 1 CACIB from Denmark, 1 CACIB from Germany and 1 CACIB from Sweden, and she just turned 2 years in March. So we are hoping and crossing our fingers that 2019 will bring some titles for her. <3 Furthermore, Vesper has been used by the Danish brand REDGREEN modeling for their Summer/Spring 2019 menswear collection alongside Danish model and windsurfer celebrity Jesper Vesterstrøm. The REDGREEN team were so happy with the result that Vesper was invited to join the Autumn/Winter 2019 photoshoot last week as well and once again joined up with Jesper Vesterstrøm. So you’ll be seeing more of Vesper&Jesper throughout…

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Planned PBGV litters 2019 & Vesper show year 2018

In the beginning of the month, we attended the two last shows of the year with Vesper. First IDS in Herning and the weekend after, the Year End show with the Danish DdB Club. Vesper did well and was placed in the Best Female competition 3 out of 4 days, thereby receiving enough points to be awarded both “Junior Female of the Year 2018” and “Female of the Year 2018” at the Danish DdB Club – needless to say, we are very proud of our young girl, who is only 20 months old. ;o) We will now take a break from the showrings until February, when the next season kicks off. As to our PBGVs, we are planning on breeding both Carla and Penny in their next heat, which means we are expecting two litters in the beginning of 2019. We have chosen a male for Carla, but haven’t settled…

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IDS Rostock 7 October 2018 & HD result for Vesper

We are SO happy to announce, that Vesper’s official HD results have come in – and she got an A!! This is absolutely amazing and we are so thrilled!! Aside of the great health results, she also did very well this weekend at the IDS in Rostock, Germany, where she won BOB with CAC and CACIB and also achieved the title Rostock Sieger 2018. We have 2 double-shows left this year with Vesper on the first two weekends of November – and then we’ll have a break from the showrings until February next year… ;o) Very tired dog in the restaurant at the ferry home from Rostock… ;o)

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IDS Ballerup 22.-23. September 2018

Another show weekend, this time in Ballerup just outside of Copenhagen. Vesper and Penny were both entered, Vesper was in Intermediate class, as she has just turned 18 months, Penny was in open class. First up was Vesper on Saturday and she did very well. She ended up as Best Female and BOS, taking the CAC and CACIB as well as the title Copenhagen Winner 2018 – well done! ;o) Penny was at the show on Sunday, but sadly she dislikes showing just as much as Vesper and Carla enjoy it… In the past 6 months, Peter has put a lot of work into getting her to like the showring, and we did think that it had helped – but obviously training is one thing and “for real” is something else… Things were fine outside the ring – but as soon as Penny entered the ring, her tail dropped completely…

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French dogue de bordeaux Clubmatch – Nationale d’Élevage

This year we decided to go to the French clubmatch for the dogue de bordeaux – the Nationale d’Élevage – with our junior female Vesper. Being the breed’s native country, the Nationale d’Élevage in France is a very special and unique show with dogs from all over Europe. The show was held in the city of Tilque at the Chateau de Tilque – an absolutely beautiful setting for the event, with the show rings situated on the lawns right in front of the castle. There were 110 entries in total, 13 entries in the junior female class alone – and Vesper had an amazing weekend ending up winning Best Junior Female! Needless to say, we are over the moon and so proud of her achievement! ;o) Peter unfortunately couldn’t be part of the trip, so Vesper was handled by her breeder, Kristine Schoubye, in the ring. Pictures below from our…

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Vesper Junior Club Champion & DDB Junior Winner 2018

What a weekend!! The Danish Dogue de Bordeaux Club had a doubleshow this weekend with the Club Match on Saturday judged by breed specialist Mr. Jürgen Sauer. North-End Bordeauxs Akane “Vesper” was entered both days in Junior Class and won the class both days, thereby achieving 2 Junior Club CACs making her JUNIOR CLUB CHAMPION! ;oD The Club Match on Saturday also gave her the title DDB JUNIOR WINNER 2018. She went 4th best female on Saturday – on Sunday she went all the way winning Best Female and ending up as BOS. I’ll just repeat myself – what a weekend!! ;oD

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