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December 2009

While you cannot have a Barbado da Terceira ;), enjoy the breed's company everyday of the year with our new 2010 calendar. To download it, just click on the image:

Click here to download the calendar

We updated the information regarding our current Barbado da Terceira litter and upcoming Dachshund and Drever litters. 

In Latvia, on the 20th, Alzira de Aradik (Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund living at the Track-Action kennel, in Finland) got the CAC.

In Lithuania, on the 19th, on her first show, Alzira de Aradik (Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund living at the Track-Action kennel, in Finland) got the CAC and the CACIB.

In the 2009 ranking, Figo was the best ranked Barbado da Terceira, ranking #7 in 137 dogs. Also, Aradik Kennel was 4th Best Breeder's Group, with Barbado da Terceira.

On the 14th, Pulga do Casal da Vinha and Track-Action Lupiini finaly came back home! :) After a 5 months stay in Finland, longer than initially planned, they both came back with fulfilled goals and pregnant. The litters are expected for mid-January. Thank you so much Anne Lehto (Track-Action Kennel) for putting up with them, for training Pulga so well se became Finish Hunting Champion, for taking Lupiini for shows in such good manner she became Lithuania Champions (and will be champion of some more countries as soon as she has hunting results), for everything!

At the 6th Batalha International Dog Show, on the 13th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed.

November 2009

 At the 10th Santarém International Dog Show, on the 29th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed. Astro de Aradik, on his first show, was Best Junior Male and 2nd Best Male.

At the 1st Braga International Dog Show, on the 15th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed.

BOB 1ECI Braga

Outubro 2009

We updated the page about our Barbados da Terceira, with information on some of the dogs we have breed which are performing well in their fields or which we have kept.

In Latvia, on the 31st, Acção Velho de Aradik (Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund living at the Track-Action kennel, in Finland) got the  CAC-J, was 3rd Best Male and became Latvia & Lithuania & Estonia Junior Champion!

We updated the Barbado C litter page, with new photos and a link for an on-line photo album

At the 4th Beja´s Portuguese Dog Breeds Show, on the 25th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed.

BOB 4ECERP Beja

At the 10th Beja´s National Dog Show, on the 24th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed.

In Finland, on the 24th, the Standard Wire-haired Dachshund Pulga do Casal da Vinha was Best dog in a hunting trial, getting LUT A, with maximum points (50); once again the judge stopped her before the end of the required time, due to her excellent performance! With this result, Pulga became Finnish working Champion (FIN KVA-L), probably the first Portuguese Dachshund to get this title!

All of this would not have been possible without Anne Lehto’s (Track-Action kennel) excellent work!

In Siauliai (Lithuania), on the 18th, the Drever Track-Action Lupiini was Best of Breed!

In Valmiera (Latvia), on the 17th, the Drever Track-Action Lupiini was 2nd Best Female.

On the 4th, the Barbado da Terceira Beta de Aradik participated on a match show near Valkeakoski (Finland). In this unofficial show, dogs (regardless of breed and age) compete on pairs. A red ribbon is given to the one that wins that round, the other gets a blue one. Then the winners of each type of ribbon compete against each other. Beta won the blue group!

At the 2nd Arcos de Valdevez's National Dog Show, on the 4th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed, and the Standard Wire-haired Dachshund  Alfinete de Aradik was Best Junior Male of the breed.

In Finland, on the 3rd, the Standard Wire-haired Dachshund Pulga do Casal da Vinha was 2nd Best dog in a hunting trial, getting LUT B, with the 44 possible points; the judge even stopped her before the end of the required time, due to her excellent performance! =).

September 2009

In Karkilla (Finland), on the 27th, the Drever Track-Action Lupiini got a CAC.

At the 17th Alto Alentejo's National Dog Show, on the 26th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed.

BOB 17ECN Alto Alentejo

In Finland, on the 19th, the Standard Wire-haired Dachshund Pulga do Casal da Vinha got LUTC, with 38 pontos, in a hunting trial.

At the 14th Aveiro's National Dog Show, on the 13th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed and made the cut in group!

In Finland, on the 12th, the Standard Wire-haired Dachshund Pulga do Casal da Vinha was Best dog in a hunting trial, getting LUT B, with 43 points (out of 44 possible)!

In Lithuania, on the 6th, Acção Velho de Aradik (Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund living at the Track-Action kennel, in Finland) got the  CAC-J and was Best Junior of the Breed!

In Lithuania, on the 5th, Acção Velho de Aradik (Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund living at the Track-Action kennel, in Finland) got the  CAC-J, was Best Junior of the Breed and Best of Breed!

August 2009

In Estonia, at the Group 6 show, on the 23rd, the Drever Track-Action Lupiini got the CAC and was 2nd Best Female (behind her mother Track-Action Certtu).

At the 58th Estoril's Coast International Dog Show, on the 23rd, in the Barbado da Terceira, Ali-babá de Aradik was 2nd male puppy; in the female puppies, Bóina de Aradik was Best Puppy of the Breed, Becas de Aradik was 2nd. Figo was Best of breed. Aradik was BIS3 at Breeder’s Group and Figo was BIS at Best Progeny (with offspring Ali-babá, Becas and Bóina).

In Estonia, at the Baltic Winner Show, on the 22nd, the Drever Track-Action Lupiini was Excellent and RCACIB and Acção Velho de Aradik (Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund living at the Track-Action kennel, in Finland) was 2nd Junior Male

At the 4th Estoril National Dog Show, on the 22nd, in the Barbado da Terceira, Ali-babá Estoril Aradik was 2nd male puppy; in the female puppies, Bóina de Aradik was best female puppy, Becas de Aradik was 2nd. Figo was Best of Breed and BIS3 at the Portuguese Breeds final. Alfinete de Aradik was Best Junior Male Standard Wire-haired Dachshund. Aradik was BIS2 at Breeder’s Group and Figo was BIS2 at Best Progeny (with offspring Ali-babá, Becas and Bóina) (but unfortunately, even if very good indeed, the BIS Progeny was in violation of the regulations about the participation in this final, and could not have competed)

2nd Best Progeny - 4th ECN Estoril 09

2nd Best Progeny

BIS3 Portuguese Breeds - 4th ECN Estoril 09

BIS3 Portuguese Breeds

We have finally started to put the Dachshund section on-line. You can learn more about the breed and get to know our dogs and litters.

July 2009

In Latvia, on the 26th, Acção Velho de Aradik (Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund living at the Track-Action kennel, in Finland), got the J-CAC, was Best of Breed and Best of Group! Congratulations!!! =))

At the 26th Sintra International Dog Show, on the 26th, in the Barbado da Terceira, Ali-babá de Aradik was Best male puppy; in the female puppies, Bóina de Aradik was Best Puppy of the Breed, Becas de Aradik was 2nd. Figo was Best male and Sheila was 2nd Best Female. At the finals, Aradik was BIS2 at Breeder’s Group and Figo was BIS at Best Progeny (with offspring Ali-babá, Becas and Bóina)

2nd Breeders Group - 26th ECI Sintra 09

2nd Breeders Group

Best Progeny - 26th ECI Sintra 09

Best Progeny

In Latvia, on the 25th, Acção Velho de Aradik (Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund living at the Track-Action kennel, in Finland), got the J-CAC, was Best of Breed and Best of Group! Congratulations!!! =))

At the 28th Sintra National Dog Show, on the 25th, in the Barbado da Terceira, Ali-babá de Aradik was Best male puppy; in the female puppies, Bóina de Aradik was Best Puppy of the Breed, Becas de Aradik was 2nd. Figo was Best male and Sheila was 2nd Best Female. At the finals, Aradik was BIS2 at Breeder’s Group and Figo was BIS at Best Progeny (with offspring Ali-babá, Becas and Bóina

2nd Breeders Group - 28th ECN Sintra 09

2nd Breeders Group

Best Progeny - 28th ECN Sintra 09

Best Progeny

At the Pöytyä’s (Finland) Show for FCI’s groups 5 &6, on the 18th, the Drever Track-Action Lupiini was 3rd Best Bitch and RCAC.

Beta de Aradik is moving to Finland, and is going to be the first Barbado da Terceira there. We wish her and Rockriver's Kennel the best of success!

In Finland, on the 14th, Acção Velho de Aradik had his eyes examed, with clear reasults.

In Finland, on the 13th, Track-Action Lupiini started blood tracking training, with promising results.

At the 114th Lisbon International Dog Show, on the 12th, Alfinete de Aradik was Best Junior Male Standard Wire-haired Dachshund. In the Barbado da Terceira, Ali-babá de Aradik was Best male puppy; in the female puppies, Bóina de Aradik was Best Puppy of the Breed, Becas de Aradik was 2nd and Beta de Aradik  was 3rd. In the adults, Figo was Best champion and Tejo got the CAC-QC and was Best male; Sheila got the CAC-QC, becoming Portuguese Champion, was Best Female and Best of Breed. At the finals, Bóina de Aradik was Best Puppy of Group 1 and Figo was BIS at Best Progeny (with offspring Ali-babá, Becas and Bóina)!

Best Puppy of Group 1 - 114 ECI Lisbon 09

Best Puppy of Group 1

Melhor Reprodutor - 114ª ECI Lisboa 09

Best Progeny

Figo, Tejo and Sheila also did eye exams with ECVO (European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists) certificate, and were clear of all of the examined pathologies

At the 113th Lisbon International Dog Show, on the 11th, Alfinete de Aradik was Best Junior Male Standard Wire-haired Dachshund and qualified for Crufts 2010. In the Barbado da Terceira, Ali-babá de Aradik was 2nd best male puppy; in the female puppies, Becas de Aradik was Best Puppy of the Breed and Lisboa Puppy Winner 2009, Beta de Aradik was 2nd and Bóina de Aradik was 3rd. In the adults, Tejo was 2nd Exc. in Open Class, Figo was Best champion and Best male and Sheila was Best Female, Best of Breed and Lisboa Winner 2009. At the finals, Figo was BIS at Best Progeny (with offspring Ali-babá, Becas and Bóina)!

Melhor Reprodutor - 113ª ECI Lisboa 09

June 2009

In Tomarkku, Finland, on the 30th, Pulga do Casal da Vinha (Standard Wire-haired Dachshund) participated in her first hunting trial, in a den with fox, with a great result - she got 2nd place, LUT C with 38 points!

We were present at the 3rd Horse’s Fair, in Ponte de Lima, from the 25th to the 28th presenting the Barbado da Terceira breed, with some divulgation material, with Figo and Tejo. The amount of public was impressive! And among the thousands of people who for the first time got to know the breed, we also had the pleasure of talking to some cattle ranchers who already knew it, and some had even used the Barbado in their farms.

Our stand in Ponte de Lima - 1st day

Our stand in Ponte de Lima

At the 1st Loures National Dog Show,  on the 20th, in the Barbado da Terceira, Ali-babá de Aradik was Best Puppy of Breed. In the female puppies, Becas de Aradik was best female, Bóina de Aradik was 2nd and Beta de Aradik was 3rd. Figo was 1st in Champions Class and 2nd Best Male. At the finals, Ali-babá and Becas were BIS2 at Brace, Aradik was BIS2 at Breeder’s Group and Figo was BIS at Best Progeny (with offspring Ali-babá, Becas and Bóina)

2nd Best Brace - ECN Loures 2009

2nd Best Brace

2nd Best Breeders Group - ECN Loures 2009

2nd Best Breeders' Group

Best Progeny - ECN Loures 2009

Best Progeny

At the Kemiö’s (Finland) Show for FCI’s groups 4, 5 &6, on the 13th, the Drever Track-Action Lupiini was 3rd in Champions Class and RCAC; she was also part of BIS at Breeder’s Group.

On the 11th, Track-Action Lupiini (Drever) and Pulga do Casal da Vinha (Standard Wire-haired Dachshund) went for some “working holidays” in Finland, at Track-Action Kennel. Pulga will be training for hunting trials, while Lupiini will attend some shows. If all goes according to plans, they will stay until they come in heat and breed there; then they will return home.

At the 7th Portugal’s Day Portuguese Breeds Show, on the 10th, we had Aradik Kennel’s first “puppy party” – almost all our show-quality Barbado da Terceira puppies were present. At the male puppies, Ali-babá de Aradik was 1st and Ananás de Aradik was 2nd; at the female puppies, Becas de Aradik was 1st and Best Puppy of the Breed, Bóina de Aradik was 2nd, Bica de Aradik was 3rd and Beta de Aradik was 4th. With the adults, Figo was 1st in Champions Class and 2nd Best Male, Tejo got the CAC-QC (the mandatory point for championship) and was Best Male and Sheila got the CAC-QC and was Best Female and Best of Breed. At the finals, Aradik was BIS2 at Breeder’s Group and Figo was BIS2 at Best Progeny (with offspring Ali-babá, Becas and Bóina)

Aradik puppies - ECERP 10 Junho 2009

Aradik puppies present. Left to right: Bica (Kika), Bóina (Boba), Becas, Ali-babá, Ananás e Beta

3rd Best Breeders Group - ECERP 10 Junho 2009

3rd Best Breeders' Group

2nd Best Progeny - ECERP 10 Junho 2009

2nd Best Progeny

At the 1st Lamego National Dog Show, with the Barbado da Terceira, on the 6th, Ali-babá de Aradik was Best Male Puppy, Beta de Aradik was Best Puppy of the Breed and Becas de Aradik was 2nd Best Female Puppy. Aradik was also BIS2 at Breeder’s Group (with Ali-babá, Becas and Beta)!

2nd Best Breeders Group - ECN Lamego 2009

2nd Best Breeders' Group

May 2009

At the 1st Arouca Dog Exhibition (unofficial show), on the 31st, Beta de Aradik (living at Rockriver’s Kennel) was Best Puppy of the Breed Barbado da Terceira.

At the 4th Almeirim National Dog Show, on the 24th, Figo was Best Male Barbado da Terceira

In Finland, on the 16th, Acção Velho de Aradik (Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund living at the Track-Action kennel, in Finland), in his second show debut, was CAC, Best of Breed and BOG2! Congratulations!!! =))

Acção Velho de Aradik - 10 months

We have updated the Barbado litters' pages, showing the puppies that have left to new homes and those still available.

At the 21st Elvas International Dog Show, on the 9th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed and BIS3 at the Portuguese Breeds Final (handled by Mariana Canaverde). The Drever Track-Action Lupiini was Best of Breed.

Figo 3rd Portuguese Breeds

April 2009

At the 6th Viana do Castelo International Dog Show, on the 26th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed.

At the 16th Penafiel National Dog Show, on the 25th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed

We attended the Obedience Seminar with Mads Moller (World Champion 2008), organized by Doggy Clube on April 24-26. Although our dogs did not participate, as the seminar was meant for dogs at a higher level of training, Aradik Kennel was present with 3 dogs – Adágio, Becas de Aradik and Alfa de Aradik. Alfa (Ginga for her friends) belongs to Pedro Araújo, owner of Doggy Clube and National Obedience Champion both individually and by clubs, and the first person regularly attending competitions to be interested in the Barbado da Terceira for these activities. We wish Pedro and Ginga the best success in their career!

Adágio, Becas & Alfa

Carla Cruz, Adágio, Becas de Aradik, Alfa de Aradik and Pedro Araújo

In Estonia, on the 18th, Acção Velho de Aradik (Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund living at the Track-Action kennel, in Finland), in his show debut, was J-CAC, Best Junior of the Breed and 2nd Best Male! :-)

At the 4th Costa Azul International Dog Show, on the 5th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed. Mariana Canaverde (from Casa Amarela kennel) was 4th Best Junior Handler in show, handling Figo!

At the 4th Costa Azul International Dog Show, on the 5th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed. Mariana Canaverde (from Casa Amarela kennel) was 4th Best Junior Handler in show, handling Figo!

At the 5th Vila Franca de Xira National Dog Show, on the 4th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed; Andorinha de Aradik was Best Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund Puppy and Best Puppy of Group! :-)

March 2009

At the 16th Vila Franca de Xira International Dog Show, on the 8th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed; Andorinha de Aradik was Best Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund Puppy and 2nd Best Puppy of Group. Mariana Canaverde (from Casa Amarela kennel) was Best Junior Handler in Show, handling Figo! :-)

Mariana Canaverde & Figo

At the 18th Vila Franca de Xira National Dog Show, on the 7th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed; Andorinha de Aradik was Best Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund Puppy and 2nd Best Puppy of Group.

February 2009

Duquesa-B went home on the 27! :-( She came here 14 months ago, at the request of his owner, Dédalo Henrique Ribeiro da Silva, to do some shows. After a brilliant year in the show rings, we can say that, without the shadow of a doubt, she set a definitive change for the breed, greatly contributing for dog breeders and the general public to understand what a Barbado da Terceira really is. Duquesa-B is now going home to keep up her important contribution for the breed – as a breeding dog, a field where she has also already proven to be an exceptional animal. Good luck, Duquesa! :-)

At the 2nd Fafe National Dog Show, on the 22nd, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed; Alfinete de Aradik was Best Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund Puppy and 2nd Best Puppy of Group.

At the 6th Caldas da Rainha National Dog Show, on the 8th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed; Alfinete de Aradik was Best Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund Puppy and 2nd Best Puppy of Group.

January 2009

Our website is starting to look functional! :-) The sections on the Barbado da Terceira and Drever are on-line.

At the 69th North International Dog Show, on the 25th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed; Alfinete de Aradik was Best Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund Puppy and 2nd Best Puppy of Group. The Drever Track-Action Lupiini was Best of Breed.

At the 3rd Exponor national Dog Show, on the 24th, the Barbado da Terceira Figo was Best of Breed and got the Porto Winner 2009 title; Alfinete de Aradik was Best Wire-haired Standard Teckel/Dachshund Puppy and got the Porto Puppy Winner title. The Drever Track-Action Lupiini was Best of Breed, also becoming Porto Winner 2009.

 

December 2008

Aradik Kennel is on-line! But still with lots of work ahead...