2005 at Mikulov

 

As the year draws to a close,

we remember those dogs

who died in 2005 and the others who came to us

 

Grand Champion

Volku Sudden Impact ET (iid)

BULLET

Always gave us everything he could and showed his heart out every time he was in the ring

Bullet succumbed to tumours on 15 November

Missed as much by Brian Parker &

Lorraine Harris as by ourselves.

Special friend to Batman

 

 

Bullet  and  Batman

 

 

Champion Sibaska Starr Struck  ET

 

Killed by  a car on 13 August

 

A very special dog who always worked for me when I asked him and who was retired from showing the day he gained his CH title

Missed every day

 

We gave ourselves a special Christmas present!

Two daughters of Ch Sibaska Starr Struck ET

Tarshona High Voltage  "Rebel"

Tarshona Black Magic  "Cricket"

 

 

 

We made it into the local newspaper after pulling Santa in his Sleigh to the RSPCA Christmas Party on 11 December

The dogs who helped us are  (from left)

Duncan, Teaser, Stoli, Biggles and Streaker

We had a lot of fun doing this

 

 

Angus won!!

     Best Exhibit in Show

   Adelaide Plains K&O Club

          in December 2005

Ch Mikulov The Magic In Me

was handled to this exciting win by Ashley Wittenberg - his young and caring owner and handler

 

The judge was Mrs Liz Gunter

 

Happy 9th Birthday Star

Mikulov Silva Star  -  born 6 November 1996

Owned and loved by Bev and Scott Feneck, their daughter Anotella and canine friend Bandit

This picture is of Star and her birthday cake - complete with candles

 

20 October  - Happy 10th Birthday to the 6 Target "pups"!

                                                                                        Born:  20  October 1995

                                                    Sire:  Canadian Champion / Australian Grand Champion Innisfree On Target  (Imp USA)

                                                    Dam:  Australian & New Zealand Champion Mikulov A Lone Lady  ET

Grand Champion

Mikulov Fire In The Sky   ET

"Gromit"

 

Multi Best in Show and also Best in Specialty Show winner

 

Sire of Champions

Owned and loved by Nicky Edwards in Adelaide

 

All round good guy (available at stud)

Champion Mikulov Fire

On The Snow  CD  ET

"Harley"

 

willing and amenable enough to work and gain his CD obedience title

 

Owned and loved by Julie & Russ Frewin and family in Canberra

 

Sire of Grand Champions  (available at stud)

Champion Mikulov Scarlet O Hara

"Scarlet"

 

Still the youngest Siberian Husky in Australia to be awarded Best Exhibit in Show at an all breeds Championship show

 

owned and loved by Desley Frewin and family in Townsville, QLD

 

Sierra    and   Otter

 

Champion Mikulov St Elmos Fire  ET

"Sierra" 

 

Champion Mikulov North Starr ET

"Otter"  

(owned, loved and titled by Annie Jackson)

both of these ladies are now owned and loved by Kath Le Lievre and family in Melbourne

 

    Collingwood supporter

Champion Mikulov Virtual Reality ET

"Virtue"

 

owned and loved by Scott & Tanya Davison  (and family)   in Victoria

 

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17 September 2005

 

Biggles won

Best Exhibit in Group

 

aged 7 months and 3 weeks

 

Ardlethan Show Society

Judge  Dr G Cowie  (ACT)

 

He went on to win Best Puppy in Show and also won the 6 - 12 months Sweepstakes

 

Also that day,

Duncan (his sire) won the Veterans Sweepstakes at this Show,

and Denver (full brother) won Minor Puppy Dog class at Melbourne Royal Show

Snow in August!     -  22 August 2005

Love the look of the snow covered scene

looking in the other direction

Annabelle - catching snowflakes is fun!

 

Streaker - a black dog with white spots

 

This picture was snapped at the Murray Valley KC shows in Albury (NSW) on 6 August.  It appeared in The Land newspaper on 18 August.

 

 

 

ACTCA Endurance Test  -  24 July  -  and what a turn up!

 

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These 10 Siberian Huskies all were successful in gaining their ET title on the day

from left:

        Ch Mikulov Merlins Magic ET

        Sibereclipse Gladiator ET  (owner - Melissa Roper)

        Mikulov Elusive Element  ET  (owner  -  Michelle Warwick)

        Ch Sibaska Starr Struck  ET

        Mikulov Street Shooter  ET  (owner  -  Nicky Edwards)

        Ch Mikulov Delaware Ghost  ET  (owners  -  Brendon and Caroline Yate)

        Mikulov Footloose Doll  ET  (owner  -  Nellie Hrstic)

        Mikulov Waylaid Wolf  ET  (owner  -  Rob Hrstic)

        Classickopa Dot Com   ET  (owners  -  Terry and Jacqui Griffin)

        Classickopa Chinook  ET   (owner   -  Susie Hoitink)

 

 

We went to the RSPCA Million Paws Walk in Canberra on 15 May.  We met up with some good friends there and had a lovely time.  Bandit placed in the Most Talented Dog contest with an enthusiastic Roll Over every time he was asked  -  and he is only 14 weeks old!

 

Even better was Wilson's picture in The Canberra Times newspaper the next day.

 

(click on picture to go to the complete article)

 

 

Tilda went to her first show - 3 days after turning 3 months old!

 

At Albion Park KC on 30 April 2005

Tilda was placed 2nd in 3 - 6 months Sweepstakes (all breeds) and won Best Baby Puppy in Group

 

A new star  

Mikulov Jackaranda

 

Merlin is weaving his magic!

 

American Champion

Sibex's Fantasia

 

imported and owned

by Jenny Campbell

 

We are lucky enough to be enjoying Merlin's company while taking him to shows where we hope to win enough points for his Championship title.

 

Merlin is the sire of Arthur, Angus and Minerva, and was Reserve CC to Arthur on 30 April, at the show where Arthur gained his final Championship points

 

 

Two new Champions in two weeks!

 

 

Arthur

 

Champion

Mikulov

Merlins Magic

 

titled:  30 April 2005

Minerva

 

Champion

Krisaido

Make Believe

 

titled: 23 April 2005

 

Now shown and cared for by her breeder Jenny Campbell after spending some months in Adelaide with Lorraine Harris who handled her to BCC at Adelaide Royal (Sep 2005)

 

 

Angus

gains his Championship title!

 

in April 2005

 

Champion

Mikulov The Magic In Me

 

(owned, loved and handled by the Wittenberg family in Adelaide, especially Ashley)

 

multi Best Exhibit in Show winner in Adelaide

 

 

Piper won at Canberra Royal!

27 February 2005

 

Best Neuter in Show

 

Ch Sibaska Snow Prince  ET

 

We understand that this is the first Canberra Royal Show where a Neuter class has been offered.

We are thrilled that our Piper won this inaugural class.

 

 

 

Piper went on to win Best Neuter in Show at

the ACTCA Easter shows on 26 and 27 March

 

Plus other similar wins through 2005

Our first Champion for 2005

Sibaska Starrstruck

dob:  5 January 2001

 

S:   Aust  Gr Ch / Am Ch & Can Ch Sekene's Starry Starry Night   (Imp Canada)

D:   Ch Foxfire Memphis Belle  ET     (Imp South Africa)

 

12 February 2005   -  Henty Show Society

 

Judge Mr John Doyle  (VIC) gave him Best Exhibit in Group, which was enough CC points for his Championship title.

 

And, for the icing on the cake  -  Judge Mrs B Pontin (Vic) then gave him

Runner Up to Best Exhibit in Show

 

 

 

The circle of life goes on  -  we raised two exciting litters

 -  both sired by Duncan  - 

American and Australian Champion Highlanders Duncan MacLeod

 

 

Jacki  -  Sibertac Chase The Ace  ET

 

6 males 1 female

born on 26 January 2005

 

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We kept

Mikulov Outback Jack  (Biggles)

Saffi  -  Ch Foxfire Memphis Belle  ET

 (Imp South Africa)

 

5 males   2 females

born on 27 February 2005

 

What a choice:

Meat or Milk

 

Saffi giving the pups a choice at dinner time

 

 

 

Aren't storms exciting?  It rained 40 mm in about an hour on 20 January

 -  and the water flowed off the surface in a veritable torrent

 

 

Hail came next  -  by the bucketful

 

 

 

 

 

We said "Good Bye" to Icey  who has been here since October 2001 when her owner, Elizabeth Carswell moved house and could no longer keep her

 

 Itashka Icing On My Cake

 

S:   Ch Nalowinds Beau Isle Royale (Imp USA)

D:  Itashka Kamchatka Lady

22 May 1993  -  7 January 2005

 

                     photo    Phil Place 2004

 

As 2005 began, we enjoyed the company of these dogs here at Mikulov

 

Itashka Annabelle  -  now the matron, aged 10 1/2 years

Patches  -  the performance dog

 

The Irish Setter  -  Mulligan

The Australian Shepherd  -  Keelinga Blue Suede Shoes

 

The long term boarders (part of the family)

Kobi,  Che Bear  and Zeik

 

Kobi  -  enjoying our company

         photo    Phil Place 2004

 

The show string   - 

Ch Sibaska Starrstruck  ET

Mikulov Street Shooter  ET

Ch Mikulov Merlins Magic ET

Sibertac Chase The Ace  ET

Sibaska Liteup The Stars

Ch Krisaido Make Believe

Keelinga Spot O Tea

Krisaido Outlaw Starr

Ch Starscape Riverdance  ET

Sibaska African Queen

 

     photo    Phil Place 2004

 

Zeik  -  one of our Husky friends who is staying here through the year while his family is in China