NEWS 2008


***Thank you all for a lovely year!***

Please follow the kids of our kids that were born during 2008 here...


Leo's puppies: On the RYDBERG blog! (link)
Ikaros' puppies: On the NIGHTWIND fresh updated hompage (link)
Ikaros' puppies: On the ANAZIL hompage & lovely blog (link)
Leo's puppies: On the SATANG homepage (link)
Leo's puppies: On JAZAYHA's new & pretty pink page! (link)

We are so proud of all "our" babies around the world...



 

OCTOBER


2008-10-07
WELCOME AGNES! 

Our daughter AGNES born on October 7th 2008 
Born 01:20 on October 7th.
We are so happy for our little princess!


SEPTEMBER

2008-09-13
Laröd / Swedish Sighthound Specialty Show
GEE WHAT AN AWESOME WIN... 

Mary & Otto winning their SPECIALTY CAC! 
At their FISRST specialty
Mary & Otto wins the SPECIALTY CAC and places 3rd best male from a large entry, only beaten by Champions!
TASH KURGAN GEE HOW AWESOME - OTTO

Congratulations and thank you for a wonderful job Mary
And thank you to breed specialist Mr Rafael Malo Alcrudo - Spain



 

2008-09-06
Öland / National KC show
DESPITE POURING RAIN - IT WAS A "PRETTY HILARIOUS" DAY... 

Huge CONGRATULATIONS to Leena & Johnny at LEEJOY'S Afghans
For Miranda's CAC & 2nd Best Bitch placing in pouring rain!
TASH KURGAN PRETTY HILARIOUS - MIRANDA

Talk about TEAMWORK - Handler in the class - Leena, handler in Best Bitch competition - Johnny
And thank you to judge, Mrs Brit Schöne Brodvall, Norway.



 

 AUGUST


2008-07-30
IN A WHITER SHADE OF PALE... 

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The awaited puppies are finally here!
Together with the "faiylike" CELINE - Multi Ch Nightwinds Little Surprice-
our stunning IKAROS have a lovely bunch of babies
at Martina & Thomas Kempken's kennel NIGHTWIND in Germany.

4 boys and 4 girls
in the shades of white, creme, silver & gold!
We are all VERY excited about this combination!

Pleased learn moore about sweet Celine and follow the puppies on the NIGHTWIND webpage.
Congratulations to
proud breeders, Martina & Thomas at Nightwind
and happy owners Iva & Tomislav in Croatia
and of course Celine!



 

 JULY


2008-07-13
Ronne / Denmark All Breed National Show.

It was so worth it!!!
Magnus, Louise, Ella, Ikaros & a (very pregnant) Nilla
took the ferry to the beautiful Danish island, Bornholm for a fun day...
... And fun we had!!!
Both Ella and Ikaros won the CAC and finished their Danish CH titles and ended the day as
BEST OF BREED and Group FIRST for IKAROS
& BEST OPPOSITE SEX for ELLA, handeled by Magnus!

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Ella - Our NEW DANISH Champion!

 

IKAROS - Our proud DANISH Champion, BOB & Group-winner!

A warm thank you to highly respected judge, Mrs Nina Karlsdotter, Sweden


 

2008-07-11 & 12
TVAAKER / All Breed National KC show

Our GOSH sons are starting to show their talent!
On the Friday, Alfred - Tash Kurgan Far Out, shown by Magnus won Juniorclass with excellent.
and the day after, on the Saturday, David - Tash Kurgan Oh My Gosh, was 2nd in his class but also he with Exellent!
Judges was Mr Jeff Horswell & Mrs Diane Spavin, UK.
These young boys are just starting to be shown and we have high hopes for them in the years to come!


 

2008-07-XX
STOCKHOLM / WORLD SHOW 2008

We have a WORLD WINNER in the family!
Our young and extremely showy Shih-Tzu
Swe, Dan Ch SW-05 POPEYE'S LIGHTFOOT GORDON
won the breed from an entry on 160 Shih-Tzus under judge Mr Kari Järvinen, Finland.
Shown to perfection by Charlotte "Tott" Wistad - alias "Mum" ;o)
To read moore about our Shih-Tzus please visit the POPEYE's webpage.

In Afghans we only had our very young but lovely juniors MIRANDA, DAVID & ROY entered...
And the one to make us most proud this day was the black masked "wild thing"...Roy
TASH KURGAN WHAT'S UP ANGELENO
who got exellent and was among the 6 left in the final cut from a HUGE class of 29 juniors.
Judge Mrs Joan Goldstein, USA - Thank You!



 

 JUNE

2008-06
WELCOME TO SWEDEN CARLOS!

Ikaros son is here!
We are very proud to have Ikaros son here with us
ANAZIL THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL - "Carlos" 
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And we look forward to hit the puppyclasses ASAP ;o)

Breeder is Mario Pantoja Lizana of ANAZIL Afghans in Barcelona, Spain.
Owner is Kevin Royale of KEVLAIN Poodles and Afghans in UK.
Thank you guys for trusting us with this "glips of gold"!

...As you can see... He is enjoying life! 


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2008-06
Bosjökloster specialty weekend!

A NEW CHAMPION & Back To Back BOS!
We are grateful to Elena Mateeva to trust us with having "Lisa" here with us for a couple of months.
TOP AFGHAN IN RUSSIA 2007
Multi Champion Vivat-Sanraiz Garland Galaxy 
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At her first show in Sweden Lisa recieved CAC, BOS and her SWEDISH TITLE!
A warm THANK YOU to the well known specialty judges:
Maria Theresa Durando Fassio, Italy & Petra Voitek, Slovenia.
Now we are looking forward to the promising breeding to our stunning, creame coloured
Mutli Ch TASH KURGAN FAR EAST - GOSH


 

 MARCH

2008-03-31
It was a "Hard Days night"...

But finally today, LEO gave JAZAYHA in Italy their 3rd generation Beatles pups!

3 boys and 3 girls
in the colours of Black/tan & Black masked gold, were born on 31st March!
Proud mother is Jazayha's A Taste Of Honey "Magda".

Pleased learn moore about this "Beatles" litter on the JAZAYHA webpage.
Congratulations to Jenny, Jess, Alessandro and Magda!


 

2008-03-29
Gothenburg / Shih-Tzu club, Open all breed show.

OH MY GOSH - WHAT A TEAM
Sofi, Peter, David "the afghan" & little Mona "the shih-tzu"
went on a mini-weekend to relax in Gothenburg...
Well... they also took the opportunity to showtrain David.
As always, Sofi & Peter never does anything "half way"...
so instead they won it ALL...

"David" - TASH KURGAN OH MY GOSH
Won BEST PUPPY IN SHOW - handled for the first time ever by a very proud Sofi! 
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Judges: Sigbritt Jansson, Sweden (breed) & Mr J.Stockstill, USA (BIS)
A huge THANK YOU & big congratulations to Sofi & Peter Pålsson (Yung-Lo's)
And the "BIS-star" David... of course ;o)

 


 


2008-03-21 & 23
Easter break? No... why relax...

We had two fun training/open "Easter" shows for our lovely puppies!

On the 21st of March
"Otto" - TASH KURGAN GEE HOW AWESOME
won the breed. Owner handled to perfection by Mary Abrahamsson.
Way to go Mary!!!
pic's coming soon...

On the 23rd of March
"Alfred" - TASH KURGAN FAR OUT
won the breed & ended up as BIS-5, handled by his proud "daddy" Magnus.

And as that was not enough... young Jennifer showed her own "La Tisha" to BOB, BIG & BIS-R.
Well done girls!

Congratulations to our dear friends Katarina with her saluki "Faile"
and the Ekstrand Family with their new Cocker-STAR "Marcus".
Both doing a great job and winning BOB!

And after work... it's time to play... IN THE SNOW!!! 
  
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2008-03-16
St. Merlöse, Denmark, Sighthoundspecialty show

A NEW CHAMPION TITLE on LEO!!!
Our stunning spanish boy...
KHAFAKA'S JUST ANOTHER BLOND LEO
wins CAC, and his Danish CH title and ends the day as specialty BOB
& BEST IN SHOW 2 


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Leo
A huge thank you to world famous breeder/judge Mrs Cinzia Camia Amyaretti (Gran Pamir Afghans), Italy.
Thank you mum for a lovely day & great company!


 

2008-03-15
Malmö KC Int.show

OH MY GOSH what a debute...
BOB & BIS-2 PUPPY
TASH KURGAN OH MY GOSH - "David"

Thank you judges Mr Steven Seymore, Australia (breed)
and Miss Ludmila Fintrova, Slovakia (BIS)
Big thank you & congratulations to proud owners,
Sofi & Peter Pålsson (Yung-Lo's)

 


 

2008-03-11
The SPANISH babies have arrived!

The IKAROS x ASHA babies are born at ANAZIL in Barcelona
7 boys and 2 girls
In the colours of Black/tan, Black masked gold and Brindle.

Please follow the puppies and their develpoment at the ANAZIL webpage.
Congratulations to Mario, Lluis & Asha!

 


 

2008-03-04
Leo's "AUSSIE" babies are finally here!

The litter "DOWN UNDER is born at SATANG afghans in Australia
4 boys and 4 girls
In the colours of Black/tan, Black masked gold and Black masked silver.
They are out of Aust Ch Satang Flying Rockette "Amber", the litter sister to the stunning CH Satang Top Hat N'Tails!

Have a closer look at the pedigrees and read moore about the puppies relatives on
the SATANG webpage.
Congratulations to Ray & Yvonne and the proud mother Amber!



FEBRUARY

2008-02-23
Hässleholm - QUPOLEN - KC Puppymatch

Yet another PRETTY HILARIOUS day!
The 5 boys and 1 girl... ;o)
Went to the show to meet and have a fun training day!
The Rosalinda's & Gosh's "RAT PACK" keep on making us proud!

BOB & BEST IN GROUP - TASH KURGAN PRETTY HILARIOUS - "Miranda"
(Unfortunately Miranda arrived too late and missed the BIS finals on the Sunday)
BOS - TASH KURGAN OH MY GOSH - "David"
Judge: Elisabeth Spillman 
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Miranda wins the Sighthound group!

Big thank you & congratulations to
Leena, Johnny & Miranda (Leejoy's) and Sofi, Peter & David (Yung-Lo's)
and also a huge THANK YOU to the Tash Kurgan support/handling team:
Louise, Sarah, Mary, Tott (alias mum), Susanne, Mia!

BIS 4 SIBLING CLASS - "Sigge, Alfred & Roy"
Judge: Magnus Hagstedt

Thank you ALL for a lovely day!



2008-02-07 to 2008-02-13
USA - NEW YORK - WESTMINSTER

If you can make it there... You'll make it anywhere! 

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Westminster - "There's Only One"

Camilla and I have been to THE BIG APPLE...
WOW! What a city... And even if it was February and freezing cold... we had a blast!

Beside visisting WESTMINSTER and the Nutmeg Specialty we also met LOVELY, LOVELY people!
Both new and old friends... and we had a wonderful time!

And as if that was not enough...
... Camilla had some very impressive company with her back home to Sweden.
The ONE... The ONLY... THE MATRIX!!!

Welcome to Europe "Neo"! 
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Camilla, Neo Rachel & Pete after the WESTMINSTER win!

Good luck to all of You in "The Matrix" zone...
Please see wonderful pictures at the websites of
and Elan Afghans

 


JANUARY


2007-10-29
BREEDING NEWS - Kennel ANAZIL -Spain

We are very proud to announce the promising breeding between:
Swe CH Tash Kurgan Once Upon A Time X Int, Swe, Span CH Golddragon I Like To Move It 

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Our stunning "Ikaros" has been bred to the lovely "Asha"!

Puppies are expected in mid March at kennel ANAZIL in Barcelona, Spain.

Inquires are welcome to: MARIO PATONJA LIZANA, e-mail: mpl97@hotmail.com
Please see more at the GOLDDRAGON website.


2008-01-24

TITIYO's kidz are turning three years!

We say HAPPY BIRTHDAY to:
Rosalinda, Serena, Debbie, Chelsea, Kate, Frank & Aussian...


2008-01-05

MY DOG / Gothenburg Int. KC Show / Swedish Winner Show

CH GOLDDRAGON I LIKE TO MOVE IT "Asha"
continnues to move both judges and crowd, winning her 2nd CAC in only 3 shows.
Thank you jugde, Zeferino Da Silva, Portugal!


2007-01-04

MY DOG / Gothenburg Int. KC Show

The pretty girl "on loan" from Spain CH GOLDDRAGON I LIKE TO MOVE IT "Asha"
Places 2nd in Open Class and ends up as 3rd Best Bitch in tuff competition.
Judge, Rui Oliviera, Portugal. 



2008-01-03

MY DOG / Gothenburg SVVK Specialty Show

A GREAT START OF THE YEAR - FIRST TIME OUT IN SWEDEN...

This girl really likes to MOVE IT!!!

The Lovely spanish girl -ASHA- staying for a short visit here in Sweden
made a LOVELY debute!

INT CH GOLDDGRAGON I LIKE TO MOVE IT - "Asha"

Wins Open Class, Best BITCH - CAC - and Best Opposite Sex!
Under Breeder/Judge Christina Roseen Lundström, Knl KHAOS Sweden. 
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Asha & Nilla
Thank you Christina for this very special win!
BIG congratulations to owner Mario Patonja Lizana (Anazil)
and breeders Mario & Joaquin Martinez Sanchez (Golddragon)


Two of our puppies made their "specialty debute"
Best Bitch & BOS - TASH KURGAN PRETTY HILARIOUS - "Miranda"
congratulations to Leena, Johnny & Miranda (Leejoy's)
Class 3rd - TASH KURGAN I'LL BE DARNED - "Sigge" 
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Sigge examined by the judge, handled by Magnus.



Looking back on 2007...

IKAROS
** NEW** Swedish Champion
BEST MALE, BOS - TÅNGA HED - Specialty, Sweden
Only shown at 2 shows during 2007...

ELLA
** NEW** Swedish Champion
BEST BITCH, BOS - RONNEBY - Int.KC Show
CACIB winner
Only shown selecively in 2007...

AUSSIAN & DEBBIE
*CC winners*


And moore joy...
** NEW LITTER at TASH KURGAN**
** ALL BREED BIS WINNER **
with Ch Karakush Absolutely at Knl Tells, Sweden
** NEW SWE CHAMPION **
with Ch Khafka's Blue Devil at Knl Khafka's, Spain


Many thanks to
LOUISE for another year of great cooperation and teaching...
...to Philippe & Tells family to trust us with your fantastic dogs!
To all of you who does a FANTASTIC job with your TK afgans young & old - at home & in the ring...
And last but not least to our dear family & lovely friends around the world!

Now we look forward to a joyful 2008!

/ Mange & Nilla