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History of the Swedish Vallhund in New Zealand

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  • In 1978 Shan-Shao Kennel imported Ryslip Fabian and Maiden of Duncliffe from the United Kingdom, to produce 1 litter of 3 pups in 1978.
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  • In 1984 Valdemar Kennel imported a dog named Santa of Rosern and a bitch named Rosern Vancy from the United Kingdom.  They produced three litters, sold locally and exported to Australia. 
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  • In 1995, Valkrista Kennel began importing their breeding stock.  In the ensuing years they have imported 5 dogs from Australia, United Kingdom and Northern Ireland and produced 43 litters.
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  • Kalstrom Kennel produced 1 litter of 5 pups in 2000.
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  • Campanera produced 1 unregistered litter of 3 pups in 2003
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  • Murivall Kennel produced 5 litters between 2003 - 2005.
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  • 2006 & 2010 saw Vallarity import the 1st, and only, dogs directly from Sweden
  • 2010 saw the end of an era with Rose Madsen, of Valkrista, passing away.
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  • Since then, 8 Kennels have been established with only 4 actively breeding as at the end of 2012.
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  • 2012 has Vallarity, Vanaheim, Torvall breeding and exhibiting their dogs and Barawolfe breeding. 
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  • 2012 also saw the first Finnish dog arrive in NZ in partnership with Vallarity and Vanaheim.

Rose atthe Gathering

2005The late Rose Madsen pictured with Lynne
 and a Valkrista puppy

NZ Stud Dogs

NZ Stud Dogs as at 2009

Left to Right: NZCH Hockgardens Teddy - Imp Sweden,

NZCH Vallarity Ticket To Ride,

Candace Valkrista Voyager - Imp UK, 

NZ & AUST CH Leesway Man About Town - Imp Aust,

Valkrista Von Zipper, Ausled Ronn Chaz - Imp Aus

 
Besides being much loved companion dogs, Swedish Vallhunds in New Zealand are used in
Conformation Showing, Obedience, Agility, Dancing, Herding and as Hearing Dogs.
 
Imported Dogs: (Pictures below the name) 
  • Ryslip Fabian (dec) - Shan Shao
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  • Santa Of Rosern (dec) - Valdemar
  • Santa Of Rosern
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  • Steppenwolf Zip (dec) - Valkrista
  • Steppenwolf Zip
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  • Leesway Man About Town - Valkrista
  • Wallaby
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  • Leesway What A Player (Aust) - Valkrista
  • Leesway What A Player
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  • Drammericans Echo (dec) - Valkrista
  • Drammericans Echo
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  • Norsled Platypus (dec) - Murivall
  • Kimbo
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  • Castleavery Storm Rider (neut) - Valkrista
  • Paddy
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  • Höckgårdens Teddy - Vallarity
  • Teds Head 5 years
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  • Ausled Ronn Chaz (neut) - Valkrista
  • Candace Valkrista Voyager (Exp) - Valkrista
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  • H ö galids Dexter - Vallarity

  • Dexter 6 months

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  • Ausled Golden Midas - Barahwolfe

  • Ausled Golden Midas

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  • Bodeneis Foxy Folkmar - Vallarity/Vanaheim
  • Moko

Imported Bitches: (Pictures below the name)

  • Maiden of Duncliffe (dec) - Shan Shao
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  • Rosern Vancy (dec) - Valdemar
  • Rosern Vancy
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  • Wynrik Christa (dec) - Valkrista
  • Christa
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  • Ausled Classic Cangaroo (spey) - Valkrista
  • Ausled Classic Cangaroo
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  • Dlarah Ruby Tuesday - Vallarity
  • Ruby Head 5 years
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  • Akka Sassa Cessna - Barahwolfe
  • Akka Sassa Cessna
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  • Dlarah Trust In Me - Vallarity
  • Emily Head 6 months
  • Trendam Busy Being Fabulous - Vallarity
  • Melody Head c

       
 

 

 

 

 
 
 






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