CH Rus, Lit, Ukr, Blr
Hungarian Junior Winner’96
Jugendbester – CACIB-Show, Austria’96
7xCAC, R.CAC, CCC, 17xCW, 3xR.CW,
multi BOS, multi BOB, R.BIS junior
ex.4 – in junior class at World Dog Show’96
I dreamed about a brown dobermann-girl for a very long time. And finally, in April, 1995 S’Lichobor Svesdochka appeared in my house. She is half-sister of Reina Royal Bell, brought from Yugoslavia, they have one and the same father, and her sister was very successful at dog shows in 1994-1995. Svesdochka’s father , Lord Lobo v.h. Wantij, was a very popular stud dog in Europe in the 90ties, and for her mother , the Champion of Russia Krata de Gor, it was her first litter. Krata de Gor is the representative of the “star” litter from Melwas Muro v. Birkenhain and Ami Kobra. So if we study Svesdochka’s origin carefully, we would see that the line of Hertog Alpha v. Le Dobry is not present in Svesdochka’s pedigree, and as a very well-known breeder and expert J.M. v.d. Zwan points out, this is a very rare phenomenon among present-day dobermanns.
Being a puppy, Svesdochka struck everyone by precision and proportionality of her built. When she was 3 months old, she looked exactly like a grown-up dobermann in miniature. Her show-career started at the age of 7 months and was rather successful. Svesdochka won at Russian and overseas shows with such well-known experts and breeders as H. Mencke, J.M. v.d. Zwan, J. Collenberg, P.Pezzano, J.M. Bulo, S. Bister, K. Alen, H. Assenmacher-Feyel, J. Zeidl and others. But I must say that she completely lost interest to what was going on in the ring. She stopped enjoying the shows, it was not her cup of tea. Even now she accompanies me everywhere I go with great pleasure, except the dog shows. So when Svesdochka became the Champion of Russia, and then became the Champion of three more countries, I decided to wind up her showing career. All in all she took part in 26 shows, among them World Dog Show`96 in Budapest, where she became the prize-winner in the junior class and IDC-Sieger Show`98 in Belgium, where she got an excellent mark in the very representative champion class.
At home we call her Candy or just Kika. She is a very nice, tender and very pleasant dog with family members and friends. But she is also a very good guard. Kika lets the stranger in, but doesn’t allow him to move freely about the house. She makes the person stay at once and the same place not by barking or growling (she seldom barks), but by a steady “icy” expression of her eyes. I am still amazed by this ability of hers, as she was not taught it specially.
Among the dogs living in the house, Kika is an absolute leader. But when she has puppies, we enjoy watching her take great care of them.
Svesdochka is an outstanding dam. At present she has given three litters from different sires and all of them are of very good quality.
For various reasons the first and the second Svesdochka’s litters have different stud prefixes, but the third one has been registered in the kennel, named after Svesdochka.
1 Born 24.07.1997 from Alfa Adelante del Citone:
– S’Lichobor Fantom – IDC-Sieger, Inter CH, multi CH
– S’Lichobor Fortunato – CH Inter, Rus, Ukr, Blr, Lit
– S’Lichobor Franko – CH Rus
– S’Lichobor Favilla Flai – CH Lt, Est
– S’Lichobor Fragola Rossa – multi CH, ex.3 – in intermediate class of IDC/DV-Sieger Show’99, ex.2, R. CACA – in intermediate class of Euro Dog Show’99
2 Born 01.07.1999 from Graaf Quinton v. Neerlands Stam:
– Loran iz Zoosfery – CH Rus
– Lorena iz Zoosfery – CH Rus
– Latona iz Zoosfery – JCH Rus
3 Born 16.01.2001 from Darwin Helloween:
– Viva Vanessa iz Zvezdnyh Vrat – CH Inter, Rus, Grand Rus, Lit, Md, Club, RKF
– Vaya Valetta iz Zvezdnyh Vrat – CH Rus, Grand Rus, Club, RKF
– Viola Venuta iz Zvezdnyh Vrat – CH Rus, RKF
….Svesdochka left us suddenly. In the morning everything was still as usual – a usual walk, usual breakfast, guarding in the kitchen where dinner was being cooked, and in the evening – gastric torsion and 3,5 hour operation. More than 6 hours doctors were doing everything possible to save her life. Alas, not everything is in man’s power – at 4 a.m. Svesdochka’s heart stopped beating. She lived for 10 years and 9 days, in human criterion a dog’s life is too short…One of my friends, who knew Candy very closely, said: “A whole epoch seems to have gone together with her.”, and it is really so for me.
I do not want to re-write the story about Svesdochka in the past tense, let it stay the same as it was written during her life. I believe that there is “the land of the living and the land of the dead, and the bridge between them is love”, and while we are living, we shall remember her and recognize her features in her children and grandchildren, who are with us and whom we love very much.
Sire: Alfa Adelante del Citone
IDC/DV’1999 – V1 (open class), R.CAC
CH Inter, Rus, Ukr, Blr, Lv, Club, RKF
Litter “L” iz Zoosfery
Sire: Graaf Quinton v. Neerlands Stam
Litter “V” iz Zvezdnyh Vrat
Sire: Darwin Helloween