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Kivisilmän S - litter (08.07.2012)
HD: A/A, ED: 0/0, cystinuria free
The sire of the litter was born in April 2000, representing excellent viability, still being at a healthy active condition, able to reproduce at 12 years. This male has been worked in the water extensively (competing in the French 3rd class), with most of his offspring following in his footsteps in the water. He has passed on excellent health, temperament, as well as his strong boned, balanced structure to his offspring. He has been awarded trophies for best veteran at several national and regional speciality shows, and trophies for best conformation on a working dog. He represents traditional old breeding lines. More photos.
B/B, ED: 0/0, cystinuria free, heart clear echodoppler & ECG
had a litter with Wee Lovett’s Island of Manitou (born 1984) in
June 2011, producing three very balanced, active brown puppies. They
are all structurally very promising, and showing great enthousiasm
and drive towards working together with their handlers, epitomes of
the Newfoundlands we aim to produce.
Why did we use a white&black male for a brown dog?
A dog is much more than just its colour to us. Any dog that we would even consider using for breeding must have a good balanced structure, an eager working temperament and great health. A good stud dog not only needs all these characteristics himself, but he must also be able to pass all these characteristics to his offspring. Panda fills all these criteria and much more, therefore we are extremely happy to be able to use him for Ruuti.
All breeders should be consciously breeding for only breed standard recognized colours: black, brown, white&black. We have genetically tested Ruuti to make sure that she is NOT a carrier of white&black (allele s), allowing us to confirm, even before any puppies are born, that all the puppies from a litter will be black (or brown if Panda is a carrier of brown, of which he is very unlikely to be), with no options for brown&white puppies.
the future all partners of any breeding dogs from this litter must
be genetically tested before mating to be able to confirm
that only colours accepted by the breed standard are produced.
Analysis of litter:
- she is something extraordinary. She was born as a singleton to our
Ruuti and a 12 year-old sire, Panda. Ariel was introduced to lake water
at 5 weeks, went to her first waterwork trainings at 8 weeks. She then
had long winter break with a couple of introductory swimming sessions
at an indoor dog pool. When she emerged from winter hibernation, she
was Ready: Ariel participated in her first waterwork trail June 2013
(49/50p). She trained over the summer everything but the test
exercises, and passed to compete in the open class by the end of the
summer. She is like a rocket in the water; water is her life: One of
the silliest issues in the trainings has been to train her to come to
shore! Whenever anyone asks for training advice from her owners, they
always say the same "she is like a sponge, she "knows" it even before
they start training, and when they do, she doesn't need to be shown
more than once before she knows it fully". By the end of the summer,
Ariel was already jumping out of a boat to take an oar to a drowner,
tow it to the boat, get a floating article, take it to another drowner,
tow to boat, and tow them all to the shore - all this with only verbal
guidance. Ariel has also done blood trials tracking with her owners.
During summer 2014 Ariel competed and passed the Estonian water test
level 1 and has been working towards the open class in waterwork. She
knows the exercises and much more, so it's just a question of "when"
she'll progress into the winners class. Ariel also participated at a
"bear test", where she got a special mention for mental stability and
excellent quick return to normal state after being exposed to something
"scary" and novel (the "bear"). Ariel is co-owned, but we've had the
priviledge to live with her and train with her, and get know her just
as our own.
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- Kivisilmän Y-litter (AM CH, WRD2, RN Hurricane Keep My Dreams Afloat x EE J CH Kivisilmän Salapoliisi)