Deeago x Xiquita Puppies

Introducing our latest babies- They are 2.5 weeks old. Here they are having an al-fresco breakfast in the sunshine this morning. They are starting to eat well ?

These puppies are from Asterel Deeago x Asterel Xiquita. There are 8 puppies in total with an even split of 4 girls and 4 boys. All brindle except for one boy, who is already spoken for.

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National Working and Pastoral Breeds Show

Another warm weather show at NWPB, if a tad windy but again the dogs coped well, with perhaps the breeze helping somewhat. Some nice results under all rounder judge, Mr Frank Kane. Our results were:

Reserve Best Dog and Best Veteran- Asterel Red Rum
Best Bitch- Drika Da Costa Oeste at Asterel (Imp Portugal)
Best Puppy- Asterel Kat Colorado
3rd Open Dog- Asterel Dexter
2nd Puppy Bitch- Asterel Tuppence (Co-owned by Carol Ogborn and Rosemary Titman)
2nd Junior Bitch- Asterel Belle Starr at Garregddu (Owned by Tracey and Rebecca Roberts)
1st Post Graduate Bitch- Asterel Xquita
VHC Open Bitch- Asterel Bohemian Rhapsody

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Windsor Ch Show

Another scorching hot summer day at Windsor show. Lovely for the humans but a little harder hitting on the dogs. However they still coped well and achieved some great results under judge; Mr Reynolds-Frost. Welldone Asterel gang! Our results were:

Best of Breed- Xuva Da Costa Oeste at Asterel (Imp Port)
Reserve Best Dog- Asterel Deeago
Reserve Best Bitch- Asterel Xquita
Best Puppy- Asterel Kat Colorado
Puppy Dog- Asterel Sam Spade (Owned by Julie Holt)
1st Post Graduate dog- Asterel Innuendo
2nd Junior Bitch- Asterel Belle Starr At Garregddu (Owned by Tracey and Rebecca Roberts)
3rd Junior Bitch- Asterel Tuppence (Co-owned by Carol Ogborn and Rosemary Titman)
2nd Post Graduate Bitch- Asterel Bohemian Rhapsody

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Starr wearing her cool coat in a paddling pool to cool down.

 

Blackpool Ch show 2015

Sunday 28th of June was Blackpool show, this year at a new venue. The weather wasn’t the greatest and the pathways round the showground were poor making pulling a heavy trolly loaded with grooming equiptment, bags, seats, etc, very hard.¬†Upon finding our benches we discovered that¬†the end one was¬†covered in rain water, deeming it unusable, meaning we had to move our benching around a little.¬†However, after all that fuss, a great days results were achieved under breed judge, Marion Sargent. For the second¬†consecutive year, ¬†an Asterel puppy has made the puppy group shortlist at this show, handled by Rebecca Roberts. Last year it was Asterel Xudavnown (Braxton) who is now living in Oz. This year it was the turn of Asterel Kat Colorado, under puppy group judge Mrs Sue Searle. Our other results that day were:

Best of Breed- Drika Da Costa Oeste at Asterel (Imp Port)
Reserve Best Dog and Best Veteran- Asterel Red Rum
Reserve Best Bitch and Best Puppy- Asterel Kat Colorado
1st Post Graduate Dog- Asterel Deeago
2nd Open Dog- Asterel Fernando
1st Post Graduate Bitch- Asterel Bohemian Rhapsody
2nd Post Graduate Bitch- Asterel Xquita

3 Counties Ch show

Friday 5th of June was the Pastoral day at 3 Counties Championship Show 2015. Unlike most Champ shows were Working and Pastoral groups are paired together, at this particular show this year, the Pastoral Group was paired with the Utility Group with breeds like the Akita, the Dalmatian and the Poodles. Our results for the day under breed judge Mr Richard Kinsey were:

Res Best Dog- Asterel Deeago
Res Best Bitch- Asterel Xquita
Best Puppy- Asterel Kat Colorado
2nd Post Graduate Dog- Asterel Innuendo
3rd Open Dog- Asterel Belmonte
2nd Puppy Bitch- Asterel Tuppence (Co-owned by Carol Ogborn and Rosemary Titman)
3rd Puppy Bitch- Asterel Belle Starr at Garregddu (Owned by Tracey and Rebecca Roberts)
2nd Open Bitch- Drika Da Costa Oeste at Asterel (Imp Port)

Southern Counties Ch Show 2015

Sunday 31st of May was Pastoral day at Southern Counties Championship show 2015. The estrelas we took to represent the Asterel Gang that day were Deeago, Xuva, Rhapsody, Quita, Kat, Drika and Fernando. Our results under judge Jill Peak were:

Reserve Best Dog- Asterel Deeago
Reserve Best Bitch- Asterel Bohemian Rhapsody
Best Puppy- Asterel Kat Colorado
1st Puppy and Junior Dog- Asterel Sam Spade (Owned by Julie Holt)
1st Limit dog- Asterel Deeago
2nd Open dog- Asterel Fernando
2nd Puppy Bitch- Asterel Tuppence (Co-owned by Carol Ogborn and Rosemary Titman)
1st Post Graduate Bitch- Asterel Xquita
3rd Open Bitch- Drika Da Costa Oeste at Asterel (Imp Port)
Res Open Bitch- Xuva Da Costa Oeste at Asterel (Imp Port)

Bath Championship Show 2015

A lovely bright sunny day at Bath show. The dogs did us proud once again with more great results. Very pleased to see all 4 current Asterel puppies at the show, so lovely to see the next generation grow and mature. Our results for the day under judge Ken Humphries were:

Best of Breed- Drika Da Costa Oeste at Asterel (Imp port)
Best Dog- Asterel Deeago
Best Puppy- Asterel Belle Starr at garregddu (Owned by Tracey and Rebecca Roberts)
Puppy Dog- Asterel Sam Spade (Owned by Julie Holt)
2nd Post Graduate Dog- Asterel Innuendo
3rd Open Dog- Asterel Belmonte
2nd Puppy Bitch- Asterel Kat Colorado
3rd Puppy Bitch- Asterel Tuppence (Co-owned by Carol Ogborn and Rosemary Titman)
1st Postgraduate Bitch- Asterel Bohemian Rhapsody
2nd Postgraduate Bitch- Asterel Xquita

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Monte and his puppies. (left to right)                                       Starr and her parents (left to right)
Tuppence, Kat, Brody and Monte.                                             Endo, Drika and Starr.

 

W.E.L.K.S Ch show 2015

Another good show for Asterel at W.E.L.K.S Championship Show 2015. Our results under judge Mrs C Moffat were:

Best Bitch- Asterel Bohemian Rhapsody.
Reserve Best Dog- Asterel Deeago
Best Puppy- Asterel Belle Starr at Garregddu (owned by Tracey and Rebecca Roberts)
3rd Post Graduate- Asterel Xquita
3rd Open Dog- Asterel Fernando
2nd Open Bitch- Drika Da Costa Oeste at Asterel (Imp port)
Res Open Bitch- Xuva Da Costa Oeste at Asterel (Imp port)

Redditch Open Show 2015

We are so proud of Asterel Kat Colorado.¬†The first show she had ever competed at and she was awarded¬†Best Puppy and Puppy Group 3. Her tail didn’t stop wagging all day, she was a credit and had such a fun day.

Asterel Results from Redditch open show:
Best Puppy and PG3- Asterel Kat Colorado
Reserve Best of Breed- Drika Da Costa Oeste at Asterel (Imp Port)
Post Graduate 2nd- Asterel Xiquita
Open 3rd- Asterel Deeago

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Working and Pastoral Breeds of Wales Ch Show 18.04.2015

The gang had a good day. Under the breed judge,Mr John Carter,Asterel Bohemian Rhapsody was Best Bitch and BOS. Asterel Fernando was Res Best Dog, Drika Da Costa Oeste At Asterel (imp) was Res Best Bitch and her young daughter Asterel Belle Starr At Garregddu- owned by Tracey Roberts was Best Puppy attending her first Ch show.
In the rare breeds under Mr D Clarke, Rhapsody was again Best Bitch with Asterel Xiquita being Res. Fernando was again Res BD.
We took the youngest member of the gang along for the experience, Asterel Kat Colerado, who is 5 months old and she was a very good girl. Kat enjoyed herself, but was a very tired puppy by the end of the day.

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Crufts 2015

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The trophies Asterel won for 2014.                             The awards won at Crufts 2015

We had a fabulous couple of days at Crufts! Our home-bred Asterel Deeago was awarded Reserve Best Dog from Judge Jeff Horswell, not to be outdone Asterel Bohemian Rhapsody who  went one better! Rhapsody was Best Bitch & Best Opposite Sex. Very proud of the pair of them and all the other Asterel dogs who exhibited and got placings.

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Asterel Deeago Reserve Best Dog                             Asterel Bohemian Rhapsody Best Bitch and Best Opposite of Sex

 

Breeders` Finals

We were¬†very pleased to have received¬†a confirmation mail from the KC to notify us that “Asterel” has qualified for the Breeders` Finals which are being held at Crufts on Thursday 5th March. As this is the last time this competition is being held,¬†we are very pleased¬†to be able to promote the breed &¬†our breeding¬†once again in this competition final.¬†We have¬†been very privileged to have¬†partaken in several of the finals in the past, below is a pic from a previous year.Sdc10791

2014 achievements

Well what a year! Even though puppy commitments meant that we have had limited outings, the Asterel gang have still managed to earn the awards of:
#2 rare breed puppy in the pastoral group and #2 overall in the pastoral group (Asterel Xudavnown).
Top pastoral rare breeds breeder and #2 breeder in the pastoral group.
Top Estrela brood bitch. (Asterel Laura)
Top Estrela stud dog and joint #2 rare breeds stud dog. (Asterel Sir Launcelot)
Breeders of top Estrela 2014

Drika Da Costa Oeste at Asterel (Imp)- x4 BOBs, x7 BBs.
Asterel Xudavnown – x2 BOBs, 3 BDs.
Asterel Bohemian Rhapsody – x2 BBs.
Asterel Belmonte – x2 BDs.
Xuva Da Costa Oeste at Asterel (Imp) – x2 BBs.

Well done gang!

Xuva x Monte litter

Here at ‘Asterel’ we have recently had 6 new arrivals (1 male, 5 females) born 8/11/2014. The Dam is Xuva Da Costa Oeste at Asterel (Imp) and the sire is Asterel Belmonte. The decision was made to do this repeat breeding due to the outstanding quality we saw in the previous litter. All puppies and mum are doing well. For genuine puppy inquires please contact Trisha. *Details can be found on the ‘Contact‘¬†page*

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Endo x Drika litter

On the 21.09.2014 there were two new arrivals here at Asterel kennels. The¬†litter’s Sire¬†is Asterel Innuendo and their Dam¬†is¬†Drika Da Costa Oeste at¬†Asterel (Imp).¬†Both girls have loving homes and new adventures awaiting them.

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