Highlights 2008:

Northgate's - Top Pharaoh Hound breeder in Finland
2007, 2008
Top Pharaoh Hound breeder in Sweden 2008
 
Proudly presenting some of the Northgate's boys:
JWW-08 EstJW-08 FinW-08 Northgate's Dom Perignon
Top Pharaoh Hound in Finland 2008
BIS in the Fin Sighthound Specialty
BIS-2 in Rovaniemi INT
BIS-4 in Pieksämäki all breeds
15 x Best of Breed in Finland in 2008
World Junior Winner 2008
BOB-junior in the World Winner show
owner: Northgate's
   
INT & S& DK & FIN & N & Hu Ch CphW-06-07 NW-08
SW-07-08 NordW-07-08 WW-08 EuW-08 BIS SBIS BISS
Hungarian Club Winner'08 Northgate's As You Like It
No 3 Show Dog of the year 2008 in Sweden
No 5 Show Dog of the year 2008 in Denmark
Top Pharaoh Hound in Sweden 2008
BIS-2 in the World Winner 2008
Best In Show in the Nordic Winner '08
Best In Show in the Swedish PH Specialty
Best In Show in Öland

Best In Show in Göteborg Nat

Owner: Jenny Hall, Sweden
co-owner: Antefa's
   

INT* & FIN & S & EST & LV Ch ESTW-07 BALTW-07

Northgate’s Ain’t A Saint
Top winning male No2 in Finland
Owner: Pia Urpulahti, Helsinki
 
 
 
 
   
Northgate's Don't Blame Me  
Top winning male No 9 in Finland
Lovely, handsome male
Litter brother to our Skumpan
Owner: Eija Timonen, Helsinki
 
 
   
Our future hope:  
Northgate's Front Page News
BOB, BIG-2 in Helsinki puppy Show
Owner: Northgate's & Pia Urpulahti, Helsinki
 
 
 
 
   
And some of the Northgate's Girls:
EstJW-08 Northgate's Divine Hanishan
Top winning bitch No3 in Finland
Sister to Skumpan
Owner: Northgate's & Hanni Joronen, Toijala
 
 
 
   
FIN MVA Northgate's Before The Dawn
Top winning bitch No5 in Finland
Owner: Heidi Ollila, Oulu
 
 
 
 
   
INT & Nord & FIN & N & S MVA EstJV-05 ECC-06
NordCC-07 FIN LC Ch DVM-07 Northgate's Northern Lights
Top producing dam in Finland 2008
BIS movements in the Finnish PH Specialty
2008
Owner: Northgate's
 
 
   
Our American beauty:  
Shalimar Mia Affirmed
BOB, BIG-4 in Siikajoki puppy-show
Bred by La Ree Drolet & Pam Haig, USA
 
will be shown in 2009
Owner: Northgate's
 
   
We are very proud of our Italian Greyhounds:
FIN & S CH Dervisch A Diamond At Northgate
Debbie is our foundation bitch in IGs
and has given us beautiful offspring.
 
Bred by Dan Grönlund, Sweden
Owner: Northgate's
 
   
INT & NORD & FIN & N & EST & S Ch FINJW-04
FINW-04-05-06-07-08 EuW-05 Soltar's Unbelievable
She made history - only IG in Finland
winning the Winner title 5 times in row!
BIS in Boden SvVK Show
BIS-2 in Pieksämäki
11 x BOB (being part of the year at maternity
leave)
Owner: Northgate's
Breeder Jukka Lillstrang
   
BOS in the Finnish Winner 2008: FIN & EST & LV Ch EuW-06
ESTW-07 FINW-08 Northgate's Angel Innocent
Owner: Hanna Wartiainen, Helsinki  
   
Pablo who has gained BOB wins in his home country Switzerland and also in Germany:
Northgate's Devotion owner: Gertrud Zürcher, Switzerland
   
Handsome Ecco who was BOS with CC in his very first official show (Italian Greyhound):
Northgate's Egoiste Exess owner: kennel Exess, Sweden
   
only some of them listed above...  

 

 

Helsinki Finnish Winner 2008 -show, December 14th 2008

photo above: Kaapo Q

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Kirsti Louhi. Skumpan ( Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOB with CC & cacib and got his 3rd winner title this year; FinW-08. Mörkö, (Northgate's Ain't A Saint), was BM-2 and Lucky (Northgate's Don't Blame Me) won the intermediate class. Neme, (Northgate's Angel Innocent), was BOS with cacib and FinW-08 title, sweet little Telma (Northgate's Divine Hanishan) was BB-2 with CC & res-cacib and Mel (Northgate's Drama Queen) was second in the intermediate class. We also had a BOB-breeder's class.

Italian Greyhounds were judged Mr. Göran Bodegård from Sweden. Our wild child Olivia (Soltar's Unbelievable) made history by winning her 5th Finnish Winner title in row, well worth her name, Unbelievable ! She was BOB and BIG-2 (group judge Mr. Göran Bodegård). photo at the Finnish Kennel club's page click here

What a wonderful end to a wonderful year.

Million thanks to all of our puppy owners for loving your Northgate's kids, for taking such a good care of them and for showing them. This has been an amazing year! THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!

Helsinki puppy Show December 7th 2008

Tyra, Northgate's Fashion Icon, was BOB-puppy in Helsinki puppy show followed by her sister Mango, Northgate's Forbidden Fruit. Pharaoh puppies were judged by Mrs. Raisa Savander.

Stockholm INT December 6th 2008

Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was BOB in Stockholm International today. Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Rainer Vuorinen from Finland. In the group finals he was BIG-2, group was judged by Mr Matti Tuominen from Finland.

November 30th 2008

Rölli, Northgate's Front Page News, was shown in a puppy show in Helsinki and he started his career with a BOB-puppy win. Pharaoh puppies were judged by Mrs. Marja Kosonen. In the group finals he was BIG-2. Congratulations Pia & Rölli, nice start!

November 23rd 2008, Jyväskylä International

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr Paavo Mattila, Skumpan ( Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOB with CC and cacib. In the group finals he made the cut off. Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs. Karin Hedberg from Sweden. Olivia (Soltar's Unbelievable) was BOB and BIG-4.

November 21st 2008

Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was BOB with NW-08 title in Hamar, Norway today. Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Martin Croeser from South-Africa.

November 9th 2008

He did it last year - and again this year: Best In Show in the Nordic Winner Show "Qing", Northgate's As You Like It!!!!! Congratulations Jenny & Jocke! There are no words to tell how happy & proud I am!

November 8th 2008

Lovely news from Denmark, Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was BOB & Best of Group in the Nordic Winner show in Herning. Congratulations Jenny & Jocke!

November 7th 2008

Our G-litter was born in the morning: 4 IG boys.

November 2nd 2008

Here in Finland in a puppy show in Turku Enzo, Northgate's Forever N Ever, was BOB-puppy (judge Mr Pekka Teini). Photo of Enzo above.

And in Växjö Sweden Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was BOB and BIG-4.

November 1st 2008

In the puppy show in Kajaani Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Hannele Jokisilta. Nessu, Northgate's Fuel Fo Life, was BOB-puppy and his sister Yoda, Northgate's Fly With Style, was BOS-puppy. Welmu, Eneas Shemiel Tal Sannat, was second with HP.

Latte, Northgate's Envy Me, was shown in Lahti, she was BB-2 with res-CC. Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr. Harry Tast.

And in Espoo puppy show (judge Mrs Pirjo Hjelm) Mango, Northgate's Forbidden Fruit, was BOB-puppy. Photo above

Seinäjoki INT October 25th-26th 2008

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Jarmo Vuorinen. Skumpan ( Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BM-2.

On Sunday Jarmo judged the Italian Greyhounds. Latte (Northgate's Envy Me) was the only one out of 6 junior bitches who got an excellent. Our Olivia (Soltar's Unbelievable) was BOB and BIG-4.

October 18th 2008

Lure Coursing in windy and cold Hailuoto-isle. Skumpan ( Northgate's Dom Perignon) was coursing first time and he did well indeed (this was the very first time he was running with another dog, he has always done the trainings solo) and when he was in the same start on the first round with our Funky (Northgate's Fire And Ice) I was so sure it's not gonna end well, he'll just tease Funky all the way and try to play with him. But yeah, I was wrong.... Skumpan ended as 2nd and got his first LC CC! Funky was 4th. Unfortunately Wendy is in season and could not participate.

October 12th 2008

We had a Lure Coursing training for the puppies; Yoda (Northgate's Fly With Style), Vito (Northgate's Freestyler), Tyyne (Shalimar Mia Affirmed), Welmu (Eneas Shemiel Tal Sannat, Oona (Soltar's Unstoppable) and Latte (Northgate's Envy Me). They all ran very well so I guess they all will be seen in the LC fields! After the training the kids were running free & playing at the sandpits.

Lovely news from Sundsvall; Qing was placed as BIS-2 by Mr. Owe Germundsson. Congratulations Jenny & Jocke!!

Sundsvall INT October 11th 2008

Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was BOB and BIG-1 in Sundsvall International today under Finnish all rounder Mrs. Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen. And we are waiting for the news and keeping our fingers crossed for the BIS-final tomorrow...

News from Boden & European Winner Show, October 4th 2008

In Boden Swedish Sighthound specialty Italian Greyhouds & Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Karin Hedberg from Sweden. Skumpan ( Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOB with CC. In the finals he was placed as BIS-5.

Two of our E-puppies were shown there first time in junior class with very nice results. Handsome Ecco (Northgate's Egoiste Exess) was BOS with CC, in the group finals he was placed as BIS-3-junior. His sister Latte (Northgate's Envy Me) was one of the 3 bitches who got a CK being BB-3. The other two were her mother Debbie

(Dervisch A Diamond At Northgate) who was BB-2 with CC and became new Swedish Champion and Olivia (Soltar's Unbelievable) who took it all; BOB and Best In Show. Olivia was shown in the BIS by Sanna, our friend & kennel help, Thank You Sanna!!!

And then we got lovely news from the European Winner show in Budapest, Hungary where Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was BOB with CC and also got a BIG-2 placement! Congratulations Jenny & Jocke!!!!!!

 

Siikajoki puppy show September 20th 2008

Welmu (Eneas Shemiel Tal Sannat)

and Tyyne (Shalimar Mia Affirmed) were shown first time in a puppy show in Siikajoki. Welmu was BOS and Tyyne BOB.

In the group finals those two surprised us by behaving very well and they got a BIS-4-Brace placement.

In the group Tyyne was placed as BIG-4 by Katja Korhonen (who also judged the breed). (Photos above: group-4-photo Jaana Heiskari, others Pia Haarala)

New Lure Coursing Champion

On Saturday September 13th I drove down to Porvoo with Skumpan ( Northgate's Dom Perignon) where Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Sighthound specialist Mr. Unto Timonen. Skumpan was the only one who got an excellent so he was BOB with CC. No group placement this time.

My husband took two of our Pharaohs, our Grand Old Lady (Siphra's Sentimental Lady) and Funky (Northgate's Fire And Ice) to Lure Coursing in Kuopio. Lady won and Funky was second with his 5th CC so he became Finnish Lure Coursing Champion.

Öland, Sweden September 7th 2008

Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was BOB and BIG-1 (group judge Galofre Moragas Alejandra) and went all the way to Best In Show! BIS was judged by Mrs. Nina Karlsdotter. Congratulations Jenny & Jocke!!

Helsinki September 6th 2008

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Dagmar Pordham from the UK. Neme, Northgate's Angel Innocent, was shown first time after she got puppies and she was BOS. Congratulations Hanna & Niko!

 

A gorgeous photo of Plupp, Farao Anubis Ikaros, father to our B- and D-puppies. Photo is from Swedish Sighthound specialty 2008 "Skokloster" where he was BOB. Photo Erika Tönder

 

Hämeenlinna INT on August 24th 2008

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Leni Finne. Mörkö, Northgate's Ain't A Saint, was again Best of Breed, Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BM-2 and Lucky, Northgate's Don't Blame Me, was BM-3. In the group finals Sonia Bellan-Falletti from Italy placed Mörkö as BIG-3! Congratulations Pia!

Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs. Martha Heine from Germany. Olivia, Soltar's Unbelievable, was BOB with cacib. In the group finals Mrs. Annukka Paloheimo placed her as BIG-3.

August 23rd 2008

In Valkeakoski all breeds show Mörkö, Northgate's Ain't A Saint, was BOB, Lucky, Northgate's Don't Blame Me, was BM-3 and sweet little Telma, Northgate's Divine Hanishan, was BOS with CC.

Finnish Lure Coursing Championships in Ylistaro: Wendy, Northgate's Northern Lights was second and Funky, Northgate's Fire And Ice, was 3rd.

Heinola August 18th 2008

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Annamaria Tarjan from Hungary. Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BOB with CC and Merit, Northgate's Before The Dawn, was BOS!

Tornio International August 9th 2008

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Igor Selimovic from Kroatia. Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BOB with CC and cacib. In the group finals he was placed as BIG-2 by Mr. Dan Ericsson from Sweden.

Kuopio International August 2nd & 3rd 2008

On Saturday Pharaoh Hounds (4) were judged by Mr. Jukka Kuusisto. Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BOB with CC and cacib. In the group finals he made the cut off.

On Sunday PHs (5) were judged by Mrs. Saija Juutilainen. Again Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BOB with CC and cacib. This was Skumpan's 4th cacib and he is only 16 months old...

New family member

On Monday July 28th I flew to Boston, USA... and on early Tuesday morning Delta Airlines brought me a beautiful Pharaoh Hound puppy from Los Angeles.... And on Wednesday we started the journey back home.... finally landed to Oulu on Thursday afternoon....

To meet our new gorgeous baby Girl Shalimar Mia Affirmed aka Tyyne please visit her own page: http://www.ukura.net/tyyne.html

Thank you La Ree for this wonderful baby girl. She is a great personality and all our dogs accepted her to the Northgate's gang immediately.

A nice view in Boston ;-)

European Coursing Championships in Sweden July 26th 2008 and other news from the weekend...

18 PHs coursing on a sunny & very hot day in Lövudden, Sweden.... After the first round grand old Lady was second and Wendy 7th.... But in the finals Wendy showed once again that she can do it, her final result was 3rd. Lady, 7 1/2 years old already, was a bit tired during the finals but she maintained her position and became second. Funky was 9th. Have to brag that first 6 placements all went to Finland!

Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was BOB and BIG-1 in Ransäter, Sweden on Saturday and on Sunday's finals he got a wonderful BIS-2 placement. Congratulations Jenny & Jocke!!

And in Pori Finland Mel, Northgate's Drama Queen, was BB-2 with her first CC! Congratulations Helmiina & Mel!! Telma, Northgate's Divine Hanishan, was BB-3.

July 19th-20th 2008 Ylivieska International

Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr. George Schogol from Georgia. Latte, Northgate's Envy Me, was BOB-puppy and Olivia, Soltar's Unbelievable, was BOB and BIG-1.

On Sunday Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Markku Kipinä. Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BOB with CC and cacib. In the group fnals Mr. Zsolt Lokodi from Romania placed him as BIG-4.

July 11th-13th 2008

On Friday there was a Pharaoh Hound congress in Lövudden, Sweden. It was really nice to meet all the Pharaoh people around Europe & from the USA. And the lecture by Gerard O'Shea was very interesting and also very entertaining!

On Saturday there was a Sighthound Specialty in Lövudden judged by Bo Bengtson from the USA. Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was BM-2 and his litter brother Mörkö, Northgate's Ain't A Saint, was BM-4 with CC and became Swedish Champion! Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, won the intermadiate class but this time did not get a BM-placement. Telma, Northgate's Divine Hanishan, was second in Intermediate bitches. And we had a Best of Breed breeders's class.

In Oulu, Finland Latte, Northgate's Envy Me, was BOB-puppy and Olivia, Soltar's Unbelievable, was BOB and BIG-2.

On Sunday in Lövudden Pharaoh Hound Specialty (judge Göran Bodegård from Sweden)

Skumpan

Skumpan was BIS-intermediate and also had best head & expression!

Telma and Robin

Our biggest thanks go to young Robin who handled Telma into perfection and got a BB-4 placement with a CC! Robin you are the best!

Mörkö

Mörkö was BM-5 and Qing went all the way to PH specialty Best In Show! (Qin's BIS photo will be added later)

The Sighthound Specialty's big final was on Sunday and our breeders' class was BIS-2!!

And in Oulu, Finland Latte was again BOB-puppy and Olivia was Best of Breed.

 

Worl Winner Show in Stockholm, Sweden on July 7th 2008

What a day! 66 Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Joan Goldstein from the USA. Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, won the junior class and gained his second winner title: JWW-08. Mörkö, Northgate's Ain't A Saint, was 3rd in a big champion class and Telma, Northgate's Divine Hanishan, was second in junior class. Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, gained himself one more title WW-08 being Best of Breed! Skumpan was BOB-junior. We also had best of breed breeders' class.

And in the group finals Qing, once again, proved to be worth his name, there he flew around the ring like a true king from a group win to a wonderful BIS-2 placement. Congratulations Jenny & Jocke and thank you for the nice company during the weekend Hanni, Pia & Heidi. Thank you all the friends around Europe for the numerous SMS congratulation messages on my phone, there was so many that I was not able to answer you all!

June 2nd 2008

Nordic racing Championship in Helsinki. Funky, Northgate's Fire And Ice, won both the qualifying round and the finals and got one more title.

June 28th-29th 2008

From left to right: Mörkö, Skumpan, Merit and Telma

In Finland in Mustiala we had a Sighthound Specialty (The main show for Sighthounds). Olivia, Soltar's Unbelievable, was BOB under well known Greyhound breeder Mr. Espen Engh (knl Jet's) from Norway. Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Paula Bockman-Chato from Australia. Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BOB with CC, Mörkö, Northgate's Ain't A Saint, was BM-3 and Merit, Northgate's Before The Dawn, was BB-2. We also had BOB breeders' class. And in the group our breeders' class was placed as BIS-2 by Per Lundström from Sweden and Skumpan was placed as BIG-1 and finally as Best In Show by Mrs. Eli-Marie Klepp from Norway! This was 3rd BIS-placement for Skumpan in June....

Jazz, Northgate's Burning Sky, was shown in Pärnu, Estonia. Mrs. Lilian Hanniste gave him BOB with CC and cacib so Jazz became Estonian Champion. Congratulations Heidi & Asko!

Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was shown in Oslo, Norway. He was BOB with CC & cacib, new N Ch and in the group finals he was placed as BIG-2! Well done, again, Jenny & Jocke!!

Skumpan (photo Marjo Tuomaala)

On Sunday we had a Pharaoh Hound specialty judged by Mrs. Eli-Marie Klepp. Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BM-2 and BIS-intermediate and Mörkö, Northgate's Ain't A Saint, was BM-3. Telma, Northgate's Divine Hanishan, won her class and was BOS-intermediate. Mel, Northgate's Drama Queen was BOS-junior. BIS-movements were shown by Wendy, Northgate's Northern Lights. And we also had a BIS-breeders' class.

June 22nd 2008

I have never ever got this much rain on my neck as I got in an International dogshow in Rovaniemi today! Everything was soooo wet when I left home and the ring in the group finals was flooded...

Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs. Marina Ostrosvskaya from Russia. Latte, Northgate's Envy Me, was BOB-puppy. Well done girls!

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Tuula Savolainen. Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BOB with CC & cacib. Group finals were held in a heavy rain.... I can tell you Skumpan did not wag his tail in the ring... (me and my dogs, we are all made of sugar) but he did move nicely and also kept his ears up all the time. And to my surprise Mrs. Marina Ostrosvskaya placed Skumpan as Group-1!! Best In Show was judged by Mrs. Martha Heine from Germany. Skumpan was very pissed off with all the water coming down from the sky and really didn't give his best (but made me sweat....). But I guess the Afghan didn't look that good with his soaked coat either.... The Afghan was third and Skumpan was placed as Best In Show 2!! And of course the moment I started my car to drive home the rain stopped and the sun was shining again....

June 15th 2008

Sprint Championships in Helsinki (oval racing), Wendy (Northgate's Northern Lights) won the qualifying heats and Funky (Northgate's Fire And Ice) was second. But in the finals it was Funky who crossed the goal line first followed by his sister Wendy as second.

And in Forssa International Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Riitta Lahtovaara. Lucky, Northgate's Don't Blame Me, was BOB with CC and Mörkö, Northgate's Ain't A Saint, was BM-2 with cacib. Well done Eija, Pia & the boys!!

June 8th 2008, Tuuri all breeds show

6 Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Harto Stockmari. Merit, Northgate's Before The Dawn, was BOB with CC and became FIN CH! Congratulations Heidi & Merit!! In the group finals Elina Haapaniemi placed her as BIG-4!

June 7th 2008, Pieksämäki all breeds show

What a sunny day! Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Markku Mähönen. Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BOB with CC. Also our Italian Greyhound Olivia, Soltar's Unbelievable, was BOB (Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs. Outi Piisi-Putta). In the group finals Skumpan was BIG-1 (judge Tuula Savolainen) and also Olivia won the group (judge Mrs. Outi Piisi-Putta). In the Best In Show Mrs. Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen placed Skumpan as BIS-4 and Olivia as BIS-2! Million Thanks to Maija (Keanu's mom) for handling Olivia in the Best In Show, you did it soooo well!!

May 30th 2008

I was in Tallinn, Estonian Winner 2008 show, with Telma ( Northgate's Divine Hanishan) and her brother Skumpan ( Northgate's Dom Perignon). Telma was BOB-junior, got a junior-CC and EstJW-08 title. Skumpan was BOS-junior with junior-CC and EstJW-08 title. They also were BOB-brace. Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Natalie Nekrosiene from Lithuania.

Jazz, Northgate's Burning Sky, was shown in Piteå Sweden by his owner Heidi. Jazz was BOB with CC & cacib and became Swedish Champion. 4 Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Tina Permo.

And in Norrköping, Sweden Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was BOB (breed judge Mr Arne Foss) and BIG-2 (group was judged by Mr Ralf Campbell).

May 24th 2008

Mel, Northgate's Drama Queen, was BB-2 with res-CC in Aptus INT (Helsinki).

May 17th-18th 2008

On Saturday Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BOB with CC in Joensuu, judged by Mr. Ove Germundsson. In the group finals Mr. Jukka Kuusisto placed him as BIG-4. Olivia, Soltar's Unbelievable, was show first time after she had puppies, she was BOB (judged by a Sighthound specialist Mrs. Säde Hohteri) but no group placement this time.

On Sunday Telma, Northgate's Divine Hanishan, was BOB with CC in Pori, judged by Janiki Steinbock from Israel.

May 11th 2008

Best In show in Skara - Qing & Jenny did a great job again ending up as BIS-2!

May 10th 2008

In Turenki Telma, Northgate's Divine Hanishan, was was BOB with CC. Pharaohs were judged by Mrs. Tanya Ahlman-Stockmari. (photo below).

In Sweden, Skara Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was BOB (breed judge Nils Molin) and Best In Group (group was judged by Mrs. Lisbeth Liljeqvist).

We were Lure Coursing in Jyväskylä... Wendy, Northgate's Northern Lights, was second and Funky, Northgate's Fire And Ice, was 4th and Lady was 5th.

BOB Telma on the left, BOS Enigma Specific Purpose on the right

May 3rd 2008

In Hilleröd, Denmark, Qing Northgate's As You Like It was shown in a Crufts qualifying show. He was BOB (breed judge was Joyce O'Connor) and BIG-2 (group was judged by Mr Rainer Vuorinen). Congratulations Jenny & Jocke!!

And I was Lure Coursing with 3 of our Pharaohs (had only my 3 years old son "as a kennel help" with me) in sunny & hot Kajaani. Wendy, Northgate's Northern Lights, won the coursing followed by her mother Lady and Merit, Northgate's Before The Dawn, who both got exactly the same points. Merit got also her very first LC CC! Weera, Faouziah's Crown Jewel of the North was 4th and Funky, Northgate's Fire And Ice, was 5th.

April 27th 2008 Vaasa INT

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Rita Kadike-Skadina from Latvia. Jazz, Northgate's Burning Sky, was BOB with CC & cacib and became new Finnish Champion. Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BM-4.

April 26th 2008 Lahti INT

Mörkö, Northgate's Ain't A Saint, was BOS with cacib and Lucky, Northgate's Don't Blame Me, was BM-4 with res-CC. We also had a BOB-breeders group. Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Elina Tan-Hietalahti.

photo: Gabrielle Eriksson

And we got great news from Sweden: Ecco, Northgate's Egoiste Exess, was BOB-puppy and in the group finals BIS-2-puppy in a sighthound show in Skellefteå, Sweden! Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs. Outi Piisi-Putta. Well done sweet Ecco, we are proud!!

April 23rd 2008

Polkka got 6 boys and 3 girls this morning.

Puppies will arrive any day...

April 19th 2008

Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was Best of Breed (with CC) in Kiuruvesi, judged by Harto Stockmari.

April 6th 2008

Happy 2-year birthday Northgate's B-twins Jazz (Northgate's Burning Sky) and Merit (Northgate's Before The Dawn)!

March 30th 2008

In Sweden little Ecco, Northgate's Egoiste Exess, was BOB-puppy (on the left in the photo below) in a Sighthound show (3 Iggy puppies entered) in Boden. IGs were judged by Mr Eugene Blake from USA.

In Korpilahti, judged by Saija Juutilainen, Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BOB with CC.

March 25th 2008

Polkka had an ultra scan today and yes, indeed, we are getting puppies!

March 24th 2008

Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen judged the Pharaoh Hounds in Lappeenranta INT. Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BOB with CC. Mörkö, Northgate's Ain't A Saint, was BM-2 with cacib. In the group finals Mr. Tapio Eerola placed Skumpan as BIG-3.

And in Ruovesi Telma, Northgate's Divine Hanishan, was also BOB with CC (judge Mr. Pekka Teini).

March 16th 2008

D-puppies 1 year old today! Happy birthday Lucky, Pablo, Skumpan, James, Telma & Mel!

Tampere INT 15.3.2008

Mörkö, Northgate's Ain't A Saint, was BOB with cacib and Telma, Northgate's Divine Hanishan BOS with CC. Lucky, Northgate's Don't Blame Me, did well too being BM-2 with CC. Also Skumpan, Northgate's Dom Perignon, got an excellent but was not placed in the BM-competition. Our breeder's class was BOB and in the group finals we got a BIS-3 placement! Thank you Eija, Pia, Marianne and Hanni for the lovely day!

Photos from Tampere by Ari Koivisto:

skumpan

Breeder's class

 

More health results

Jazz, Northgate's Burning Sky, had his eyes checked and he has no signs of PRA, HC or RD illnes.

Odense, Denmark Feb 16th 2008

7 Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Dr. Janusz Opara from Poland. Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was BOB.

Health results

Northgate's Lady Starlight: HIPS A/A, elbows 0/0, no signs of PRA, HC or RD
illnes, knees 0/0 (checked in 2006)
Northgate's Angel Innocent: HIPS A/A, elbows 0/0, no signs of PRA, HC or RD
illnes, knees 0/0 (checked in 2006)  
Northgate's Before The Dawn: no signs of PRA, HC or RD illnes, knees 0/0
 

Turku INT January 26th 2008

27 Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Andre Van Den Broek (Pharaoh Hound breeder from the Netherlands), Telma (Northgate's Divine Hanishan, in the photo below) was shown first time in the official classes and she did very well: BB-4. Her brother Lucky, Northgate's Don't Blame Me, got on excellent and was second in the junior class.

Göteborg, Sweden Jan 5th 2008

Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was BOB in the Swedish Winner Show in Göteborg. In the group finals he was placed as BIG-2! Congratulations for the second SW-title Jenny & Jocke!

Göteborg, Sweden Jan 4th 2008

Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, ended the year 2007 being Best In Show in Nordic Winner in Stockholm... and started the show year 2008 by winning Best In Show in Göteborg all breeds show! Lovely start to the year, congratulations Jenny & Jocke!

Stockholm Best In Show, photo: Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen

Highlights 2007

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