I have been on vacation for 3 weeks and will enter all the news I can remember, but please email me if I have forgotten anything!! THANKS
Great weekend for Akalas' pups in Walla Walla Washington
Saturday, April 28 2013- K-Tai the Troubadour From Brenmar aka Tru Akala X Jet- 1/W/BW and K-Tai Reflection of Thornberry, aka Hunter, Akala X Gwennie 1/R
Sunday April 29, 2013 - Tru took 1/R and Hunter took 1/W/BW -8 months old and went over adults
April 27.2013-- XI. Special Show ČKRR Orlík (CZ) - Dreamed Yman by Luanda - champion class - Excellent 2, res CAC
Judge: Steffen Schock (D), entry: 94 RRs Ani X Akala
April 26 2013 Am Ch K-Tai Leon of Brenmar received his Rally Title Certificate Jet X Akala
April 20, 2013 Desiree Dea of Luanda aka Dea Ani X Akala new Latvian Champion
LV, LT, EE, Balt JCH
April 15, 2013 Charisma's Nobody Does it Better aka Carli--Karma X Akala--won 12-18 month class at the BCRRC specialty in Chilliwack
April 14, 2013 K-Tai Reflection of Thornberry aka Hunter- Gwennie X Akala, his first show in Chilliwack BC won his class, reserve winners dog, and best puppy in breed
April 13, 2013 Abide With Me of Charisma aka Jango--Karma X Akala earned his Canadian Championship and a Best of Breed and a Group 3 today in Chilliwack
March 30 and 31 2013 Good weekend at the Chintimini a kennel Club show for Jennnifer Weikel. King Leon was awarded select dog both days under judges Eva Berg and Allen Odom. We also were awarded BOB for the owner-handler competition. The competition was stiff Jet X Akala
March 10, 2013 Charisma's Iron Man (Deuce), was owner handled to win Best of Breed in Prince Albert today, for his very first point. so proud of Brent Woynarski and Danielle Woynarski for all their hard work with their dog - first show dog Karma X Akala
March 9 2013 Ch. Toroa's Devil With The Blue Dress in the Best of Breed ring Olivia was Select for a 4 pt major toward her GCH under judge Nan Bodine. Olivia is 15 mths old Bijou X Akala
Feb 23 2013 In Oregon today-- Leon-K-Tai King Leon of Brenmar- (Akala X Jet) had a great weekend at the 2013 dog shows in Albany, OR. On Saturday Leon was awarded Select Dog under judge Linda Riedel as well as the Owner-Handler award for the new AKC Owner-Handler competition. On Monday he went Best Opposite Sex under judge Lawrence Sinclair. Leon was BOS to the #1 Rhodesian Ridgeback in the USA as of February and also placed above another high-ranking Ridgeback in the US. He is well on his way towards his GCh title! After just 5 days of showing, Leon now has all three of his majors and 10 points towards his GCh title. Leon also earned two legs towards his Rally Novice (RN) title.
-- Tru-K-Tai The Troubadour From Brenmar- got reserve Jet X Akala
--Tru-K-Tai The Troubadour From Brenmar- won BOW today for his second major
Feb 22 2013 Abide With Me of Charisma--Jango took WD and BOW today in Chiiliwack Karma X Akala again on Feb 23 2013 Jango" -(Abide With Me of Charisma-(Karma X Akala) went Best Of Winners,
Feb 22 2013 Ping at just 6 months took her class today in Portland Gwennie X Akala
Another great weekend for Akala pups!
Feb 17, 2013 15 month old teenager Doc (Toroa's Big Bang) took BOB/BOW and Best Bred-by over 6 specials in San Marcos TX today for a 4 point major! Judge Dana Massey. Doc just went Bred-by Hound group 1 :-) Bijou X Akala
Feb 17, 2013 Abide With Me of Charisma--Jango 12 month old Jango took his class and winners dog in Abbotsford Karma X Akala
Feb 16, 2013 Daeklah won her class, winners bitch and best of winners in Abbotsford Rifka X Akala
January 26, 2013 Today Olivia won her 4th major. She is now CH. Toroa's Devil With The Blue Dress. Bijou X Akala
26.01.2013 - WINTER -show CACIB Trencin /SK/
Dius CASSIUS by Luanda - open class winner -Exc.1 CAC , and with this win he fulfilled conditions for Champion of SLOVAKIA Ani X Akala
AMAZING weekend for Akala puppies in Calgary and Portland
Jan 17, 2013-Portland- Koda-Canadian Boy Roy Luanda- is 1/4 his class Lexi X Akala
- Tru-K-Tai The Troubadour From Brenmar- is 2/4 in his class Jet X Akala
Jan 18, 2013-Portland-Koda 1/4 in class,-Koda-Canadian Boy Roy Luanda- WD and BOW for a 5 point major
-Tru-K-Tai The Troubadour From Brenmar- is 3/4 in his class
-Aveo 1/2 in his class- Coso's Aveo of Sahtlam Ridge Uto X Akala
Jan 19, 2013-Portland- Koda- 1/4 in class,- Canadian Boy Roy Luanda-WD, BOW for a 5 point major
Tru-K-Tai The Troubadour From Brenmar- 2/4 in his class
Aveo- Coso's Aveo of Sahtlam Ridge-1 in his class then took Reserve
Tater tot-4/6 in her class-Coso's Red Hot Tater Tot - UtoX Akala
Jan 20, 2013-Portland-Koda moved up to specials
Tru-K-Tai The Troubadour From Brenmar- 2/3 in his class
Aveo- Coso's Aveo of Sahtlam Ridge- 1st in his class, WD and BOW for a 4 point major
Jan 19, 2013 Carli wins Best of Opposite in Calgary for 2 points Karna X Akala
Jan 20, 2013 Blitz-- Charismas Won't Back Down,-- wins WD and BOW for 3 points in Calgary Karma X Akala
Jan 6, 2013
Jan 3, 2012 Our 3 "puppies" from D-litter /Ani x Akala/ competed in the SKCHR BEST dog competition with great results !!!
JCh Diego el Primo by Luanda- DOG of the year 2012 !!!
JCh Dius Cassius by Luanda - Young vice-dog of the year 2012 !!!
Club Winner - Dreamed Yman by Luanda - Young Bitch of the year 2012 -3th place - from limited showing /because of my pregnancy and maternity duties/
LUANDA kennel - BEST kennel of the Year 2012
Jan 2, 2013 DIEGO EL PRIMO by LUANDA - Pes roku 2012 SKCHR !!!
BEST RR 2012 only 24 months
A beutiful present to the 2nd birthday ( * 1.1.2011 ) Ani X Akala
Dec 9, 2012 Doc-Toroa's Big Bang- went WD today in Dallas for 2 more points Bijou X Akala
Dec 5 2012 4 week pictures of Gabby X Kruger pups are under photo gallery. Puppies available
Dec 1 2012 9 1/2 month old Blitz (Charisma's Won't Back Down) just won Best of Breed at the Calgary show! and Best Puppy in Group! Karma X Akala
November 15,2012 Kadamo An Angel in Abbey "Indra" NEW SWEDISH BLOODTRACKINCHAMPION! She is the 4th pup from this litter to get this championship!
Another amazing weekend for Akala pups at the 2012 Nationals in Florida
Nov 13. 2012 Olivia took 2nd place in her class today Bijou X Akala and then Bijou and the 3 pups took 2nd in Brood Bitch!!
Nov 12, 2012 Doc-Toroa's Big Bang- took 2nd in his class and Fuze took 4th in Bred By Bijou X Akala
Nov 11, 2012 Doc-Toroa's Big Bang- Bijou X Akala took 2nd place in his Class and Ziggy Rifka X Akala took 4th in his class in the Sweepstakes
Nov 4, 2012 Gabby X Kruger 5 girls and 2 boys were born by c section. All show ridges and 1 girl with a dermoid. Mom and pups are doing very well!! If interested in a puppy please email or phone
An amazing weekend for Akala pups in the US this weekend!!
Oct 28, 2012 Doc-Toroa's Big Bang- took a 5 point major and a Group 2 in Texas Bijou X Akala and Fuze took a Group 4 in Bred by Exhibitor with owner/handler Cindy McFadden
Oct 27, 2012 Olivia-- took a 4 point major in New York Bijou X Akala--her 3rd major at 11 months
Oct 27. 2012 Leon Jet X Akala earned his American Championship with owner/handler Jennifer Weikel in Oregon
Oct 28, 2012 Leon took Best of Breed as a new champion
Oct 21, 2012 Doc-Toroa's Big Bang- won his first 2 points in Texas!!--WD and BOW BijouXAkala
Oct 20, 2012 JCH Dius CASSIUS by LUANDA : Ani X Akala
...Saturday: exc. 3
Sunday: exc. 1, CAC, CACIB
Oct 14, 2012-- Solo BOW 1 pt. and now has 4 points towards his American Ch at 10 months KatieXAkala
Bellissima Nell by Luanda - KAMI - IRON DOG 2012 !!! Ani X Akala
Sept 9, 2012 --Toroa Soleil Electrique aka Fuze--Bijou X Akala, our Texas liver boy who is owned by Cynthia McFadden, earned his Canadian Championship in 2 weekends of showing in Kamloops and Osoyoos
JCh - Diego el Primo by Luanda
KV CKRR - Orlik, judge: Elizabeth Megginson
01.09.2012 - intermediate class - Excellemt 1 CAC
BEST RIDGE - 1st place
BEST MOVEMENT: 4th place Ani X Akala
Alalas grand babies at the World Congress August 24 , 2012--just turned 6 months old today Georgia X Mojo
6-9 month (boys) sweeps: Topoftherock's Hakuna Matata 1st, TOTR's ColorsoftheWynd Of Course 3rd in their class
6-9 month (girls) sweeps: TopoftheRock's SpoonfulofSugar 3rd in her class
6-9 month (boys) regular class: TOTR's ColorsoftheWynd Of Course 1st, TopoftheRock's Hakuna Matata 2nd
Dreamed Yman by Luanda
18.08.2012 - res CAC
19.08.2012 - intermediate class winner CAC, Best Bitch CACIB
19.08.2012. Dreamed Yman by Luanda - best bitch CACIB and
Diego el Primo by Luanda - best male BOB (Ani X Akala)
Multi JCh Dius Cassius by Luanda
18.08.2012 - intermediate class winner CAC
19.08.2012 - res CAC
Multi JCh -Diego el Primo by Luanda (Ani X Akala)
18.08.2012 - CAC, CACIB, BOB, BIG 2
19.08.2012 - CAC, CACIB, BOB
August 18 2012 in Castlegar, Charismas Won't Back Down, aka Blitz at his first show with owner/handler took a Group 4 , BPIG and Best Puppy in Show (Karma X Akala)
August 11 2012 K Tai My Way Or The Highway RN JC CGC HIC aka Gwennie whelped 5 girls, 2 pet and 3 boys, 1 pet Pet boy passed away last night-just couldn't learn to suck-so sad
August 12, 2012 BOW and Best Puppy In Hound Group Aug 11/12. Completed the weekend by taking BOB
June 30 2012
June 29 2012 Olivia Bijoux X Akala Richmond Virginia WB BOW 4 point major
May 27 2012
May 27 2012
May 26, 2012 BPIG Coso's Aveo Of Sahtlam Ridge on Vancouver Island
May 26 2012
May 19/20, 2012. Clayton My Hero By Luanda aka Kruger--his first show in the USA, took reserve winners dog both days!
May 19, 2012 Home from Salzburg. We had amazing weekend: Saturday - Clubshow RRCÖ
judge: Susan Cameron-Codonotto (Australia)
DIUS CASSIUS by LUANDA: excellent 1, CAC intermediate class winner, entry 15 males
May 19, 2012 Dea showed her cleverness and obedience at Obedience Rally in Kekava (LV)! We went there just to have some fun - but we took it all! Dea got 1st place
May 13. 2012 Leon-K-Tai King Leon of Brenmaron - Best of Winners,-- Klamath Falls Dog Fanciers, . Judge Murrel Purkhiser.
13.05.2012 CACIB SPRINGDUODANUBE BRATISLAVA DIUS CASSIUS BY LUANDA - excellent 1, CAC, res. CACIB
judge: D. Witkowska
DIEGO EL PRIMO BY LUANDAKCHRR 12. - 13. 5. 2012 judge : Julie M. Bates, David M. Bates - UK
12/5/12 V1 CAC , 1. místo Nejkrásněj ridge / 1th place the most beautiful ridge
13/5/12 V2 res. CAC the both days with excellent judging !!
May 12, 2012--drumroll please) Seyval, TruK-Tai The Troubadour From Brenmar-- and Leon's sister, who owns Jane Walker in NY state, is now K-Tai Sey-What? TD NA NAJ. Both agility titles were done with 3 straight Qs each. So proud of both of them!
May 12 2012 CACIB SPRINGDUODANUBE BRATISLAVA DIUS CASSIUS BY LUANDA - last time in junior class judge Uroevič Milivoje (SRB) excellent 1, CAJC, CRUFT´S Qualification 2013 --new SLOVAK JUNIOR CHAMPION !!!
May 11 ,2012 Dea won Junior class and became Best Female at Alytus CAC show, got the title of Lithanian Junior Champion and therefore became Baltic Junior Champion!
May 11, 2012 Aveo-- Uto X Akala, 8 months old-1st show-- won BPIS on Vancouver Island. Then on Sat May 12, he won BOB, a group 1, and Best Puppy in Show again, on Sunday won winners dog again and best puppy in group!
May 5.2012 International dog show Prague judge: Stanislava Janická CZ DIEGO EL PRIMO BY LUANDA "MAX" V1 CAC, CACIB, BOB, BIG 4 !!! in 16 months old Central & East Europe Cup Winner Cruft´s Qualifikation 2013 We are proud of our livernose boy :-)
May 5/6 2012 Doc and Fuze at 5 months won best puppies in show in their first show in Texas
May 5, 2012 Whilst we are patiently working through the skills we need to go into the obedience ring, we like to work on other meaningful titles. Today Bao Ridgeback passed The American Temperament Test AND his Canine Good Citizen Test, both with flying colors! He is now Top Of The Rock Bao's Graf, HIC, CGN, TD, VC, TT, CGC !
April 28, 29 2012 Koda-Canadian Boy Roy Luanda- and Luna-Redpaths Tribute to Thornberry- had a great weekend in Walla Walla Washington. Saturday Koda won his class, winners dog, best of winners and best of opposite. Sunday he won his class, winners dog and best of winners. Luna won winners bitch both days
VERY SAD news-- Asha, my foundation bitch was put down to RIP on April 27 2012. We found a non cancerous tumor in her right nostril. She had a bad infection, was starting to struggle to breath and surgery was not an option
April 15, 2012 Diego El Primo By Luanda is now a April 27 a Junior Ch of Poland
Akala is now Can/Am Ch Thornberry Akala CGN ROM. He has 9 Cdn Ch puppies
April 1, 2012, K-Tai King Leon of Brenmaron took Best of Winners, and Best of Opposite Sex in Albany, Oregon--a 3 point major
Ever learning how to retrieve!! http://youtu.be/FE0Sj_v8z5M
March 2012 Tater Tot received a major in Seattle at 6 months of age!today - Good Girl Tater! (Utopia x Akala)
March 20 2012
Feb 24, 2012 I am a great grandma for the first time! Jorja X Mojo had 11 pups-6 boys, 5 girls, all ridged, 2 multicrowns, little white
http://youtu.be/ZsqOSaZnGiQ Pups playing Jorja X Mojo
http://youtu.be/LNTTBBkiAS0 First solid meal
http://youtu.be/r9nsDU6kggA March 24 2012
Feb 12, 2012 Karma whelped 7 gorgeous pups--all are doing well!
http://youtu.be/5uAD1ghqK3Y Pups 4 weeks old
http://youtu.be/wZWvPBqRf9I Pups 6 weeks old
Feb 24-26, 2012 2012- 4 of Akalas pups were in Albany Oregon and Koda got a 4 point major, Tru-K-Tai The Troubadour From Brenmar- got a 4 point major and Luna got 2 points!! An excellent weekend
January 2012 Koda-Canadian Boy Roy Luanda- got a Group 4 in Cloverdale, B.C.
December 18, 2011 Desiree Dea of Luanda - excellent-1, JCAC, PP, Junior BIS-5!
December 11,2011 Topango took Winners Bitch ar Ridgefield, Wa. Leon and Tru took Reserve Winners Dog
December 11 2011 Today at Nordic Winner Show our lovely C-litter boy SEVCH Kadamo Count on Churchill "D'Arby" won the juniorclass with CQ, CRUFTS nomination aswell as the title NORDIC JUNIORWINNER-11!!! Sister SEVCH Kadamo Thinking Of Tilley "Tilly" 2nd Best Junior bitch very close to the title as well!
December 2011-Clayton My Hero by Luanda aka Kruger received his Canadian Championship
December 2, 2011 Katie delivered a singleton male show pup. Mom and pup are doing well--Cynara Ridgebacks in Oklahoma
Bijou and Akala in Texas--November 25, 2011 9 beautiful puppies-6 boys, 3 girls--2 liver boys and 1 liver girl--8 potential show pups and 1 pet girl with multi crowns
November 20, 2011 Today Yaya got three Champions! Kadamo Rare As Ryley "Thea", Kadamo Thinking of Tilley "Tilly" and Kadamo Count on Churchill "D'Arby" all became Swedish Bloodtracking Champions today after three straight first prizes only 10.5 months old
November 2011-Luna-Redpaths Tribute to Thornberry- received a 4 point major in Monroe Washington
November 6, 2011 Ch Ajani gor a 4th in Group in Red Deer, Alberta
November 6th 2011 Bao earned his Tracking Dog (TD) Title under judge Sil Sanders. With three corners and one open angle, the track was aged 37 mins
October 30,2011 K-Tai King Leon of Brenmareon took Best of Winners and Topango took Best of Opposite in Ridgefield, Wa
October 28,2011--Bao earned his CGN
October 10, 2011 Kadamo Here Comes Hudson "Diezel" 9 months and 1 week old at his debute in junior class. 4th Best Male with R-CAC!!
October 8,2011 Nala received her Canadian Championship title!
October 2, 2011 DOUBLE CACIB KOMAROM(HU) DIUS CASSIUS BY LUANDA just 9 months old: Saturday: excellent 1, CAJC, BOB, BIG 3!!! Sunday: excellent 1, CAJC, HUNGARIAN JUNIOR CHAMPION
Sept 28, 2011 Koda-Canadian Boy Roy Luanda- and Kruger-Clayton My Hero By Luanda are DM clear
August 21, 2011 Lovely Kadamo Count on Churchill "D'Arby" as BEST IN SHOW-2 puppy yesterday at Swedish Winner Show-11. What a boy!
20.08.2011 CACIB Bratislava -entered 2 our babys Yman and Cassius. Dius Cassius by Luanda - Very promising puppy, BIS male puppy -1st place !!! Dreamed Yman by Luanda - Very promising puppy, and at the final ring (mix breeds) 6-th best
July 26-28th 2011--Bao earned 6 points towards his Canadian Championship
Introducing new CH Topoftherocks Granby Bear Claw. 'Dexter' also went Best of Breed over 2 of Canada's top 5 RR's (July 8th, 2011)
July 4, 2011 Sister Tilly BOS and Diezel Best of Breed/PBISS
July 3, 2011 Bao earned his HIC certificate
June 6, 2011 Masai (Kadamo All Eyes on Armstrong) 5 months old Best of Breed, BIG-1 and BEST IN SHOW-1 Puppy at his 2nd show!
May 16, 2011 Kadamo Here Comes Hudson "Diezel" 4 ½ months old Best Male Puppy 4-6 months at Ridgeback Speciality Show in Tånga Hed, 2011
May 8, 2011 Today Dea (in her 4 months) did great at the Obedience competition, in a baby/puppy group: 1st place!
April 2011 Bao won BO in RRCC sweeps
Feb 2011--Dexter BOW all 3 days in Cloverdale
Jan 1 2011 Ani whelped 9 beautiful pups. It was a successful trip to Europe.
Dec 28,2010-- Yaya whelped 12 beautiful puppies
December 24, 2010-- Lexi whelped 12 beautiful puppies
Nov 1 2010 Akala arrived home safe and sound. He is one happy boy. He had breedings with Ani and Lexi from Luanda kennels and Yaya from Kadamo kennels in Sweden.
October 2010, I arrived home from a wonderful visit with Milada and Tom-Luanda kennels. Akala is still there for a couple more weeks. Thank you so much Milada and Tom for everything!
April 30, 2010 Jet from K-Tai kennels whelped 7 show potential pups!!
I will Try to post any pictures Of Akala or of his Offspring Wins HERE
October 1 2010 A trip to Luanda kennels (Europe here we come )!!!!!
**Akala and I leave for Slovakia .I can't wait to meet Milada and her gang
Sept 24 27 /2010 RRCUS Specialty California Ventura
BEST OF BREED
**Akala Makes the cut down to the final 7 dogs. Absolutely fantastic
**CAN/AM CH Thornberry Akala CGN Places third in Stud Dog and Get (being Akala's offspring)
Ajani-- owner Wendy Maclean Granby Rhodesian Ridgebacks
Luna-- co-own with Alex Cook
**Wendy Maclean also enters Ch Granby Tiggy's Ajani and Granby Tiggy's Na"Zyia Brace for the first time ..Way to go Wendy
**Topoftherock Granby Bear Claw/Dexter (12-15 mo ) Places Third
**TOTR Swt Jorja Brown Granby /Jorja (12-15 mo) Places Third there's no stopping his get
Jorja-- received her Canadian Championship today and a Group 4--well done Andrea, Barb and Ray! Of Course
Jorja--won Best of Opposite at the Lower Mainland Dog Fanciers Show at Tradex Thurday Oct 28!! AND Sunday October 31
Luna at 7 months 2 days old is a Canadian Champion!!!!
Another Champion from Akala--Ajani from Wendy MacLeans' Granby Rhodesian Ridgebacks and handler Doug Coddington--congrats boys!!
Ajani won winners dog at Tradex Friday October 29
Taylor won bred by exhibitor Friday October 29