Karrelene's Special Boy For Europe "Billy" & Perfect Thunder v.d. Mergelhoeve "Thunder" & Romance In Surrey v.d. Mergelhoeve "Poppy"

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06-12-2013 Puppies expected at v.d. Mergelhoeve

We are just back from the vet and the ultrasound showed us that Lola is in welp.
Puppies are expected at v.d. Mergelhoeve Kennel / NL beginning of January 2014.
For more information about the puppies click here or contact us.


24-11-2013 Family picture from Jazz

Time is going fast and Jazz is already 6 months.
Yesterday we made some family pictures with her father, mother and brother Ness.
Ness came back to us but is now on his way to his new home in France.
Father: Multi Ch. I'am The Only One v.d. Mergelhoeve 'Junior'
Mother: Ch. Kinky Kansas Kate v.d. Mergelhoeve 'Luna'
Son: Only Mr Merenque v.d. Mergelhoeve 'Ness'
Daugther: Only Mrs Jazz v.d. Mergelhoeve 'Jazz'



19-11-2013 In Memoriam

With pain in my heart i had to say goodbye to Damon's My Taveling Star 'Star'
Star was living with me and Billy since April 2012.
And the grandmother from Jazz who loved her so much.
Star had a big tumor by her heart what gave problems.
She just turned 8 on the 5th November.
Run free sweet girl we will miss you.


13-10-2013 Bundessieger Show Dortmund

On Sunday we went to the Bundessieger Show in Dortmund.
We went with my co-owning kids Fever and Fire.
Also was Don out of the Maffia Litter there.
All 3 did very well and got nice results.
New Olympic Fever v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK,LJK,GJW'13,Ger.Jun.Ch. 2 Excellent Res.Anw.Dt.Jug.Ch.
Mr. Salvatore Vitale v.d. Mergelhoeve 4 Very Good.
New Olympic Fire v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK,LJK,GJW'13 1 Excellent Anw.Dt.Jug.Ch.
Bundes Jugend Siegerin 2013 + Crufts Qualification.
Fire got also her final point for her German Junior Championship.

04-10-2013 Best friends Billy & Jazz


29-09-2013 Int. Dog Show Maastricht

On Sunday we went to the Int. Dog Show Maastricht.
This time my New Olympic kids were entered in the intermediate class and did very well.
Also Mr. Salvatore Vitale v.d. Mergelhoeve was there.
He is out of the Maffia Litter.
All 3 had nice results.
New Olympic Fever v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK,LJK,GJW'12,Ger.Jun.Ch. 1 Excellent Res.CAC/Res.CACIB
Mr. Salvatore Vitale v.d. Mergelhoeve 1 Excellent
New Olympic Fire v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK,LJK,GJW'13 1 Excellent Res.CAC/Res.CACIB

21-09-2013 Dutch Gordon Setter Championship Show

On Saturday we went with the whole team to the Dutch Gordon Setter Championship Show.
I had entered Billy and Jazz.
But ofcourse the New Olympics were there and also Billy's offspring.
Very proud of the whole team and the v.d. Mergelhoeve offspring who did great this day.
Here the results of a wonderfull day with a great atmosphere.
New Olympic Fever v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK,LJK,GJW'13,Ger.Jun.Ch. 1 Excellent JCAC
Mr. Joe Bannanas v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK 1 Excellent
NL/VDH.Ch. Karrelene's Special Boy For Europe NJK,JW'10,BJW'10,CW'12,PW'12,BW'12 1 Excellent
Only Mrs. Jazz v.d. Mergelhoeve 2 Very Promissing
New Olympic Fire v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK,LJK,GJW'13 1 Excellent
And then my show lovers who did a great job too.
Int.Sh.Ch./NL/VDH/Lux.Ch. I'am The Only One v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK,EJS'08,ESG'09,CW'11
1 Excellent / Best Dog / Best Of Breed and Best In Show / Clubwinner 2013!!!
NL.Ch. Lucky Happy Lola v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK,EJW'11,FCI-100-JSG'11,BSG'12,PW'12,W'12,BW'12
1 Excellent / Res Best Bitch 

09-09-2013 Dogs were having fun

On Saturday Jennifer Johnson came for a short visit.
We had a great time with the dogs.
Below some pictures from our walk.


08-09-2013 Show Luxembourg

On Sunday we went to the Int. Dog Show in Luxembourg with my co-owning kids.
Both did great and we came home with 2 new junior champions.
New Olympic Fever v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK 1 Excellent JCAC and now Luxembourg Junior Champion.
New Olympic Fire v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK 1 Excellent JCAC and now Luxembourg Junior Champion.
Both had to come back in the main ring for the BIS Junior of the day.
Fever was not selected but Fire made it up with the final 10.

30-08-2013 HD Results from Glory and Galahad

Yesterday i received the news that.
Glory of Straddles Home has HD-A and her brother
Galahad of Straddles Home has HD-A2.
I'm very happy with these great hip results.
Glory and Galahad are out of the Stradless Home G-Litter.

25-08-2013 German Winner Show Leipzig

On Sunday we went with the whole team to the German Winner Show in Leipzig.
All 3 did a great job and got great results.
New Olympic Fever v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK 1 Excellent Anw.Dt.Jug.Ch./German Junior Winner 2013/ BOB Junior.
With this last point Fever gathered all points for his German Junior Champion Title.
NL/VDH.Ch. Karrelene's Special Boy For Europe NJK 2 Excellent Res.Anw.Dt.Ch.
New Olympic Fire v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK 1 Excellent Anw.Dt.Jug.Ch./Germand Junior Winner 2013.
And last but not least.
Ch. Lucky Happy Lola v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK 1 Excellent Anw.Dt.Ch./Best Bitch CAC/CACIB/
German Winner 2013 and Best Of Breed.
Many thanks to the judge Mrs. C. Pelka from Germany

20-08-2013 Happy Birthday Billy

Today my silly boy is celebrating his 4th Birthday.
♥♥♥ Happy Birthday Billy ♥♥♥.
Your a joy to life with and i hope we will have many more happy years to go in good health with lots of fun.

15-08-2013 New pictures from Jazz

Jazz is already 13 weeks old.
Time flies when your having fun :)
I'm very pleased with her. She is a joy to have in the family.
Billy loves to play with her but i keep an eye on that.
As he likes to play for 200% instead of 100%.

03-08-2013 Int. Dog Show Bremen / Germany

Great results again for my co-owning kids.
On Saturday we went to the show in Bremen.
Both did great.
New Olympic Fever v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK 1 Excellent Anw.Dt.Jug.Ch, Best Junior in Breed and Best Of Breed.
New Olympic Fire v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK 2 Excellent Res.Anw.Dt.Jug.Ch.
Many thanks to the judge Mrs. B. Smith-Horn from Germany.

17-07-2013 HD results

Today we received the HD results back from Fever and Fire.
We are very proud to announce that they have both great hips.
New Olympic Fever v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK HD-A, Norb 35, Botafw 0
New Olympic Fire v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK HD-A, Norb 35, Botafw 0

13-07-2013 New team member

Very happy and proud to announce the new team member.
Only Mrs Jazz v.d. Mergelhoeve 'Jazz'
Many thanks to my parents for their trust.
Jazz will be living with me.
And is co-owned with Jennifer Johnson in the USA.


07-07-2013 Int. Dog Show Echt

On Sunday i had the pleasure to show Mr. Joe Bannanas v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK at the show in Echt / NL.
He is a son of Billy x Bonnie out of the Maffia Litter.
Joe did really great and looked wonderfull.
He was in full coat condition and that even when he is hunting almost every day.
The results are:
Mr. Joe Bannanas v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK 1Excellent Res.CAC/Res.CACIB
Many congratulations to the owners of Joe.


30-06-2013 Pointer and Setter Specialty Show Detmold

On Sunday we went to the Pointer and Setter Specialty Show in Detmold / Germany.
We had a lovely day. There was a great atmosphere with lots of fun.
This time we went only with my co-owning kids Fever and Fire what are 13 months old.
And we took Billy and Star with us as visitors.
Both did great and showed their socks off.
New Olympic Fever v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK 1st Excellent Anw.Dt.Jug.Ch. Jugendsieger 2013, Best Junior in Breed,
Best Of Breed, Best Junior In Show and as icing on the cake he went all the way to Best In Show!!
New Olympic Fire v.d. Mergelhoeve 1st Excellent Anw.Dt.Jug.Ch. Jugensiegerin 2013.
We are very proud and happy with these great resulst.
Many thanks to the judges Mr. & Mrs. Kips from Luxembourg.


01-06-2013 Int. Dog Show Oss

On Saturday we went to the dogshow in Oss.
This time only with my co-owning kids Fever & Fire.
Billy went with us as visitor and he enjoyed it.
Also Mr. Salvatore Vitale v.d. Mergelhoeve was entered.
And we got all fantastic results in Oss:
New Olympic Fever v.d. Mergelhoeve (Fever) 1 Excellent JCAC, Best Dog / CAC, Best of Breed.
Fever also gathered his poinst for his Dutch Junior Championship and he is now Dutch Junior Champion!
Mr. Salvatore Vitale v.d. Mergelhoeve (Don) 1 Excellent, Reserve Best Dog / Res.CAC and CACIB.
New Olympic Fire v.d. Mergelhoeve (Fire) 2 Excellent.
Later Fever had to come back for the group.
Fever did great together with Linda and they became 5th Best In Group.
Thanks a lot Linda for showing Fever so well in the group.
We are very very proud of all the results our team got.


23-05-2013 Happy Birthday Straddles Home G-Litter

Daddy Billy wishes his kids a happy 1st Birthday.
Many happy returns in good health with lots of fun.

21-05-2013 New pictures of Diesel

Mr. Al Capone v.d. Mergelhoeve had a great time during their vacation on the beach.
The owners are very happy with Diesel and can't still imagine why he had to be replaced.
They say Diesel is a dog out of the lotery we are so happy with him.
Below some pictures from this great time.


20-05-2013 Puppy's born at v.d. Mergelhoeve Kennel

On 14 May 2013 9 healthy pups were born.
5 boys and 4 girls.
There are still a few pups available out of the following combination.
Sire: Int.Sh.Ch./NL/VDH/Lux.Ch. I'am The Only One v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK,EJS'08,ESG'09,CW'11 (HD-B)
Dam: NL.Ch. Kinky Kansas Kate v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK,BJS'09 (HD-A)
Both parents are PRA(rcd-4) CLEAR.
For more information about this litter (Only Litter) visit the website www.v-d-mergelhoeve.com



19-05-2013 Austrian Junior Champion

Today i received the news that one of Billy and Enya daughters is Austrian Junior Champion.
Her name is Glory of Straddles Home 'Glory'
Well done and congratulations to the owner and breeder.

12-05-2013 Happy Birthday 

Happy 2nd Birthday to:
Mergelhoeve Maffia Litter and Flynnrock's H-Litter.
Hope you all have a great day with lots of coockies and hugs.

05-05-2013 Spring fun with Billy and Star


20-04-2013 Int. Dog Show Goes

On Saturday the Mergelhoeve team went to the show in Goes.
We had a great day with lots of fun.
Billy and Bonnie kids out the Maffia Litter did great.
Mr. Joe Bannanas v.d. Mergelhoeve NJK 1 Excellent in Intermediate Class CAC/CACIB and BOB.
Mrs. Nina v.d. Mergelhoeve 1 Excellent in Intermediate Class and Res.CACIB.
Very proud of this too kids.
And then my co-owning kids.
New Olympic Fever v.d. Mergelhoeve 1 Excellent in Junior Class with JCAC.
New Olympic Fire v.d. Mergelhoeve 1 Excellent in Junior Class with JCAC and CAC/Best Bitch.
Fire is now Dutch Junior Champion and she got her 3rd ticket for her Dutch Championship.
And that all at the age of 10 months.


18-04-2013 New pictures of Joe

New pictures of Mr. Joe Bannanas v.d. Mergelhoeve at the age of 23 months.



10-04-2013 Puppies expected

Puppies expected around 12 May at v.d. Mergelhoeve Kennel.
Out of the combination:
Sire: Int.Sh.Ch./NL/VDH/Lux.Ch. I'am The Only One v.d. Mergelhoeve 'Junior' HD-B
Dam: NL.Ch. Kinky Kansas Kate v.d. Mergelhoeve 'Luna' HD-A
Both parents are PRA rcd4 Clear.

06-04-2013 Gordon Setter Association Champioship Show

On Saturday we went with the whole team to the GSA Ch. Show in UK.
We had a great time with dogs and friends.
All the dogs did their best and showed very well.
Billy came out in Open Dog but did not get placed.
I think he was more with his head on the fields then on the show :)
But then my co-owning kids showed their socks off.
New Olympic Fever v.d. Mergelhoeve 1st place in Puppy Dog, Maiden Dog and Novice Dog.
3rd place in Junior Dog. Later on Fever became also BOS Puppy in Show.
New Olympic Fire v.d. Mergelhoeve 3rd place in Puppy Bitch, Junior Bitch and Novice Bitch.
4th place in Maiden Bitch.
Very proud of these 2 kids what are now both qualified for Crufts next year.
And that with the age of just 10 months.
Below a picture of Fever with his trophies.


24-03-2013 Show Leiden

On Sunday we went to the show in Leiden with my co-owning New Olympic Kids.
Fever and Fire did so well.
New Olympic Fever v.d. Mergelhoeve 1st Excellent in Junior Class with JCAC and Res. Best Dog.
Many thanks to Linda Schenk who showed Fever so well.
It was like love at the first sight between them.
And then Fever's sister.
New Olympic Fire v.d. Mergelhoeve 1st Excellent in Junior Class with JCAC and Best Bitch!!
We are over the moon these 2 kids are 9 months old and such a succes.


17-03-2013 Pointer and Setter Show Leverkusen

Billy and Bonnie offspring very did well at the show in Leverkusen.
Mr. Salvatore Vitale v.d. Mergelhoeve 'Don' got 1st Excellent in intermediate class and Anw.Dt.Ch.
Well done Don and Dietmar!!
And not to forget my 2 co-owning kids did also very well.
New Olympic Fever v.d. Mergelhoeve 'Fever' 2nd Excellent Res.Anw.Dt.Jug.Ch. in junior class.
New Olympic Fire v.d. Mergelhoeve 'Fire' 2nd Excellent Res.Anw.Dt.Jug.Ch. in junior class.

09-03-2013 Crufts

On Thursday evening we had started our journey to the UK for the biggest show there.
Billy and I worked hard last year to get qualified for the Crufts.
Billy did very well and looked great.
He did not get placed in the Open Class Dogs.
But any way very very proud of my boy.

 


02-03-2013 Show Groningen

Billy and Bonnie offspring did very well on the show in Groningen.
Mrs. Nina v.d. Mergelhoeve 'Nina' became 2nd Excellent in intermediate class and Res.CACIB.
And my 2 co-owning kids did also very well.
New Olympic Fever v.d. Mergelhoeve 'Fever' 2nd Excellent in junior class.
New Olympic Fire v.d. Mergelhoeve 'Fire' 1st Excellent JCAC in junior class.
Both came for the first time out in the junior class with just 9 months.
I had the pleasure to show all 3 at the show in Groningen.

22-02-2013 New pictures

There are new pictures from 2 pups out of the Gordon Hall M-Litter.
All the pups have new homes and these pictures are made by the new owners.
Blue girl: Gordon Hall Modern Talking and the Green boy: Gordon Hall Moscow Prince.
Pictures you can find on the Gordon Hall M-Litter page.

03-02-2013 New pictures from the pups

There are new pictures of the pups in Russia.
They are 6 weeks on these pictures.
You can find them under 'Offspring Gordon Hall M-Litter'

02-02-2013 Int. Dog Show Eindhoven

On Saturday i went with Billy to the show in Eindhoven.
Also his son Mr. Salvatore Vitale v.d. Mergelhoeve was entered for this show.
Billy and his son Don did great.
Mr. Salvatore Vitale v.d. Mergelhoeve 1 Excellent in Intermediate class and Res.CAC/Res.CACIB.
NL/VDH Ch. Karrelene's Special Boy For Europe NJK,JW'10,BJW'10,CW'12,PW'12,BW'12
1 Excellent in Champion class CAC/CACIB/BOB and 2nd Best In Group.
With this placement in the Group Billy is qualified for the Dog Of The Year Show in 2014.
What a great way to start this show year!!
Don will get the full CAC from Billy.
Congratulations to Dietmar and Vera with the great results of Don.


31-01-2013 Mrs. Nina v.d. Mergelhoeve

New pictures of Nina at the age of 20 months.
Nina is one of the pups out of the Mergelhoeve Maffia Litter.



29-01-2013 New pictures from Billy

This week we have made new pictures from Billy at the age of 3 years and 5 months.
Only the weather was change in the mean time from sunny to snow.
That's why on some pictures are white dots.




18-01-2013 New puppy pictures

There are new puppy pictures from the Gordon Hall M-Litter.
The pups are 4 weeks old now.
The pictures are under Offspring Gordon Hall M-Litter.

16-01-2012 Snow fun with Billy and Star

More pictures will be in the Gallery.



13-01-2013 Year trophy

Every year there are year trophy's from the Dutch Gordon Setter Club (N.G.S.C.)
The year trophy for Best Dog 2012 from the N.G.S.C. went to
Ch. Karrelene's Special Boy For Europe NJK,JW'10,BJW'10,CW'12,PW'12,BW'12 'Billy'

12-01-2012 Pictures from Billy

10-01-2013 New puppy pictures

There are new pictures of the pups in Russia.
They are now 3 weeks old.
More pictures you can find under Gordon Hall M-Litter.



09-01-2013 Litter planned 

New litter planned at Blackstar of Heathmoor Kennel in Germany.
This litter is planned for Summer this year.
More information about this combination you can find under Offspring/planned litter Blackstar of Heathmoor. 

05-01-2013 New puppy pictures

There are new puppy pictures of the Gordon Hall M-Litter.
They are now 2 weeks and all goes fine.
For all puppies are lovely homes already.