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IJssel and Lincoln Litter September 2022

On 22 September IJssel gave birth to 7 puppies, 5 males and 2 females. IJssel is an import and Sire Lincoln is UK born. Dam: IJssel Scout v’ t Brabantse Bont – IJssel – NHSB 3161964   Sire: Lincoln – NHSB 3096013    

Nessa and Bomke Litter September 2022

On 18th September 2022 Nessa produced 4 puppies, 2 males and 2 female.  Sire is Bomke who lives in the Netherlands.  Nessa is UK born. Dam: Atari – Nessa – NHSB 3172957 Sire: Bomke – NHSB 2955869

Stabyfest 2022 Results

JUDGE : MARJOLEINE ROOSENDAAL Acer – NHSB 3238936     Overall appearance, Head Structure, Coat, Gait Nice breed type, well develop for age, good proportions Lovely masculine head, well proportioned Nice dark eyes, well shaped Well shaped and well placed ears Lovely strong muzzle, with a tight scissor bite Well rounded ribs, strong back Well angulated, front...

Anya & Milo Litter June 2022

On 1st June 2022, Anya delivered 5 healthy puppies (1 girl and 4 boys). The father is stud dog Milo . Anya is UK born and Milo is an import. All five puppies will be placed with families on the UK Stabyhoun Waiting List. Anya (Sibbel) NHSB 3080466 Milo (Wonder Hunters Milo Stardust) DK01525/2018  ...

Ches & Ollie Litter March 2022

On 26th March 2022, Ches delivered 4 healthy puppies (3 girl and 1 boys). The father is stud dog Ollie . Both Ches and Ollie are UK born. All four puppies have been placed with families on the UK Stabyhoun Waiting List. Ches (Ailsa) NHSB 3133243 Ollie NHSB 3061272  

Dieuwke and Bottas Litter – February 2022

On 15th February 2022, Dieuwke delivered 4 healthy puppies (1 girl and 3 boys). The father is stud dog Bottas . Dieuwke is a UK born puppy and Bottas is an Import. All four puppies have been placed with families on the UK Stabyhoun Waiting List. Dieuwke (Toula) NHSB 3161511 Bottas (Syabyworld’s Bottas Zijde Fan...

Tully and Oscar Litter – January 2022

Tully and Oscar Litter – January 2022 On 9th January 2022, Tully delivered 5 healthy puppies (3 girls and 2 boys).  The father is stud dog Oscar .   Tully is an Import and Oscar is UK born. All Five puppies have been placed with families on the UK Stabyhoun Waiting List.     Tully...

Tess and Doug Litter – January 2022

Tess and Doug Litter – January 2022 On 9th January 2022, Tess delivered 6 healthy puppies (3 girls and 3 boys).  The father is stud dog Doug .  Both Tess and Doug are imports. All six puppies have been placed with families on the UK Stabyhoun Waiting List. Tess (Liefke) DK00946/2017 Doug (Flinn Doug Kwibus...

Whelping Guide

So you are about to embark on a wonderful journey, your bitch is pregnant and you are going to be a first time breeder, below is a guide what to do and be prepared for when the time comes. Firstly let me introduce myself, I grew up on a farm with pigs, goats sheep and...

Training Book List

Book list The Perfect Puppy – Gwen Bailey  ISBN 0-600-58581-6 For owners who want to know how to bring their puppy up to be a happy well behaved and friendly adult dog. Dogs Behaving Badly – Gwen Bailey ISBN 0-00-717492-6 Advice for dogs of all ages this is a practical problem solver to transform an...

Video Assessments October 2020

Judge: Marjoleine Rossendaal Tulla (Female) NHSB 3133242 DoB: 15/08/2018  Overall Appearance Very feminine dog, looks younger than age Good front angulation Strong neck Ribs could be sprung better Hind angulation is good Legs a bit long, stands behind pelvis Bone, a bit too much tilt Nice strong legs front and rear, good feet Forechest needs...

Oriel and Kipp Litter 2020

On 15th April 2020, Oriel delivered 5 healthy puppies (3 girls and 2 boys).  The father is stud dog Canto Kipp.  Oriel is a UK bred dog and Canto Kipp is an import. All five puppies have been placed with families on the UK Stabyhoun Waiting List. Èowyn – Female Arwen – Female Beren –...

Wetterhouns

In collaboration with our friends in the Netherlands, the UKSA is looking for a small number of families that might be interested in becoming the first in the UK to own and breed from a “Wetterhoun”. The Wetterhoun is, like the Stabyhoun, a very rare Dutch breed, that needs conserving. Please see below for a...

Dora & Ninke Litter 2020

On 11 February 2020, Dora (Orsel) delivered 4 healthy puppies: 2 girls and 2 boys.  The father is Stud dog Ninke. Both Dora and Ninke are UK bred dogs. All four puppies will be allocated to families on the UK Stabyhoun Association waiting list.    Tamar Meavey Tavy Dart   Dora (Orsel)        ...

Elsa and Bertie Litter 2019

On 29 November 2019, Elsa (Lune Bijou Duchesse de Hedwige) delivered 10 healthy puppies: 3 girls and 7 boys.  The father is Stud dog Bertie (Melle). Both Elsa and Bertie are imported dogs. All ten puppies will be allocated to families on the UK Stabyhoun Association waiting list.  Bramley Cecil Forest Hebe Marlow Myrtle Oakley Orick...

Izzy and Boris Litter October 2020

On 6 October 2019, Izzy (Keizerin Sissi v d Eenhoornleijn) delivered 8 healthy puppies: 4 girls and 4 boys.  The father is Stud dog Boris. Both Izzy and Boris are imported dogs. All eight puppies will be allocated to families on the UK Stabyhoun Association waiting list.  Callypso     ♂ Black and White   307g Dion  ...

Mieke and Apollo Litter

On 17 September 2019, Mieke (Minke v t Hondsdraf) delivered 4 healthy puppies: 1 girl and 3 boys.  The father is Stud dog Apollo. Both Mieke and Apollo are imported dogs. All four puppies will be allocated to families on the UK Stabyhoun Association waiting list.  Vigo ♂ Tibo ♂ Mieko ♂ Girl Unnamed ♀ Mieke (NHSB 2938993) Apollo (DK...

Stabyfest 2019 – RESULTS

Photographs By Patty Berkenbosch   Napoleon Nice sturdy two year old male. Masculine head with nice broad skull. Strong muzzle which could be a little longer. Good dentition. Nice brown expressive eyes. Ear set a bit high but with good shape of a mason’s trowel. Strong neck. Compact body with good angulations both front and rear. Heavy Chest. Strong bone. Pelvis OK. Strong muscles. Feet could be...

Tess and Bottas Litter August 2019

On 30 August 2019 to Tess (Liefke) delivered seven puppies, 4 females and 3 males. The father Bottas (Stabyworld’s Bottas Zijde Fan Kaije) is an import. All seven puppies have been allocated to people on the waiting list.     Dam: Tess – Liefke DK00946/2017   Sire: Bottas – Stabyworld’s Bottas Zijde Fan Kaije DK05262/2017...

Puppy News

The UKSA is proud to announce that we have two bitches who will be having puppies in September. With so many amazing Stabyhoun owners in the UK being willing and keen to breed their lovely dogs, this means we may have had a few matings in the last few weeks, keep an eye on our...

Lara and Mac Puppies

On 9 June 2019 Lara (Skarlún Lara fan’e Sudewyn) delivered  her puppies, The father is UK stud dog Mac (Arjen). Lara is an imported dog and Mac was born in the UK. All five puppies have been allocated to families on the UKSA waiting list. Acer ♂ Abbi ♀ Astra ♀ Adora ♀ Ailsa ♀    Dam: Lara -Skarlún Lara fan’e...

UK Population Growth

See how we’ve grown. From just eight Stabyhoun at the end of 2012 to over 180 in the UK today. The UKSA and its members having been working hard breeding and importing, healthy, happy pups to expand the UK’s population of one of the worlds rarest breed dogs.

Lily & Hoover’s Litter 2019

On 4 June 2019, Lily delivered 8 healthy puppies: 5 girls and 3 boys.  The father is Stud dog Hoover (Gysbert Jurre v’ t  Hollandse  Hout). Both Lily and Hoover are imported dogs. All eight puppies will be allocated to families on the UK Stabyhoun Association waiting list.    Roscoe ♂   Monty ♂   Magnus...

Elske and Hugo’s Puppies 2019

On 9 April 2019, Elske delivered 9 healthy puppies: 5 girls and 4 boys.  The father is UK Stud dog Hugo. Elske is an imported dog and Hugo was born in the UK. All nine puppies have already been allocated to families on the UK Stabyhoun Association waiting list.    Marlon ♂   Antonio ♂   Harry...

Grooming the Stabyhoun

  Care of the Coat The semi-long coat of the Stabyhoun is self-cleaning. This means that dirt falls off by itself when it is dry; one brush through it to remove the last remnants of sand and dirt and it is clean again. He only rarely gets a bath. Even if he really is very...

Getting a Stabyhoun puppy from Denmark

Getting a puppy from Denmark – are you crazy? By now (2018), several Stabyhoun puppies have made the journey from Denmark to the UK – England and Scotland to be precise. Here, some of those owners share their thoughts on the whole experience… Nicky Michal, owner of Bottas What were your initial thoughts when you...

Stabyfest 2018 – RESULTS

Judge: Angélique Plasman Pictures by: Patty Berkenbosch Fotografie & photographer Christina Søs Savage  Puppies   Wonder-Hunters Jasmine Stardust DK01529/2018 (Lilly) Nice enthusiastic girl of 8 months. Slightly long in body with a powerful build. Very feminine. Feminine head, a bit narrow but in good proportions. Good eyes and teeth. Ears a bit wide but well set and...

Nuisance Barking and the Stabyhoun

By Helen Withey FBIPDT Barking is one type of communication that dogs use, and it can mean different things depending on the time and the situation. Below are some reasons why your dog might bark. Reasons for barking Territorial barking When a person or an animal comes into an area which your dog considers to...

Blijke & Yoda’s litter 2017

On Sunday 10 September 2017, Blijke delivered 7 healthy puppies: 3 girls and 4 boys. This litter is the first in the UK where both parents have also been born here. AND the first male is the UK’s Stabyhoun number 100 – another milestone.  The father is UK stud dog, Heiko (Yoda). All seven puppies have already...

Stabyfest 2017 results

The 2017 Stabyfest was a huge success with dogs born in the UK plus several imported from the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany attending. Below you can read the official assessments by judge, Jettie Alberts. Pictures kindly produced by photographer, Patty Berkenbosch. Skarlún Lara fan’e Sudewyn NHSB 3079732 Charming puppy – lanky but well proportioned. Lovely...

Stabij South 2017 Show Results

Official Assessments Judge: Diana Striegel, Netherlands Helmer Lovely male, with very nice breed specific looks and good proportions.  Handsome head with good proportions and alert expression.  Good eyes and ears.  Scissor bite with extra P, left upper jaw.  Good neck, well developed body with good chest and ribcage.  Good top & underline.  God angulation, good...

Jess & Herryt’s litter 2017

On 6 July 2017, Jess gave birth to a huge litter of nine healthy puppies: 5 fabulous boys and 4 glorious girls. The father is UK stud dog, Marrondales Herryt. All nine puppies will be sold to families on the UK Stabyhoun Association waiting list.  Boede ♂ Deuwe ♂     Welmer ♂ Roelf ♂...

Eksport af en dansk Stabyhoun hvalp til England

Hvis du er blevet spurgt om du er interesseret i at eksportere en af dine fremtidige eller nyligt fødte hvalpe til en familie i England, så er det fordi enten tæven, faren eller begge hunde har en værdi for populationen af hunde derovre. Import og eksport at vigtigt for at vedligeholde og forbedre den genetiske...

Inca & Mac’s puppies 2017

On 30 April 2017, Anna-Wycca fan it Marnewetter gave birth to seven beautiful puppies. The father is English-born Arjen (NHSB 3008700) who is Mac to his family, and who, of course is on our stud list. Here they are at nearly 7 weeks old and getting ready to go to their new families across the...

Stabyhoun puppy waiting list in the UK

Once you have fallen in love with a breed, you want a puppy – now! But the Stabyhoun is a rare breed which has grown in popularity in the UK since its introduction in 2013. This means a growing waiting list for puppies. The UK Stabyhoun Association manages a central waiting list for both UK-born...

Jelske’s puppies: Week 8

And that’s it – eight weeks have passed and these guys are soon going to their new home. It has been amazing, and now we look forward to seeing how these robust, loving and rather good looking boys and girls get on in their new homes. Inke ♂ Weight: 5900g  Pilgrim ♀ Weight: 6100g    ...

Jelske & Figo’s 2017 Stabyhoun litter

On 14 January 2017, Gaaske Jelske fan de Moaie Hovingen went into labour. 24 hours later she delivered 4 boys and 3 girls – proving what an amazing, natural mother she is. The father of the puppies is Sandcroft’s Gerben Fraukje of Alger (Figo) – his very first litter! Stay tuned for lots more pictures...

Elke & Rakker’s 2016 UK Stabyhoun litter

On 13 October 2016, Rinske Hartsje v. Holwerda Sathe (Elke) gave birth to five beautiful girls and one lovely little boy. The father is Dutch stud dog, Rakker. On this website, you can follow the puppies as they grow up. All six puppies will be sold to families on the UK Stabyhoun Association waiting list. If...

Show Results: Stabyfest 2016

17 September 2016, Shropshire, UK  Judge: Angélique Plasman Photography: Patty Wenusch-Berkenbosch Marrondales Herryt Score: Excellent & Best of Breed Masculine dog – excellent proportions and looks. Masculine head in excellent proportions. Full scissor bite. Good expression. Excellent ears. Excellent front, body and back. Good croup. Good legs and feet. Bone fitting his body. Easy gate, good stride. Elbows...

Importing a puppy from abroad: UK family experiences

As a breeder, deciding whether to sell a puppy to a family in a foreign country is a big decision. Those who export to England face the added challenge of having to keep the puppy for 16 weeks until they are allowed to make the journey. On the plus side, families that are prepared to...

Field Trial system must recognise individual breed styles

In the history of the Stabyhoun we find dogs used successfully as hunting companions, and others living as all-round farm dogs with a knack for catching moles and other vermin. Today, the breed is internationally categorised in FCI Group 7 alongside other pointing dogs such as the Weimaraner, Munsterlander and Italian Spinone. But whether the Stabyhoun...

The sport of Barnhunt: the amazing nose of the Stabyhoun

The Stabyhoun is well-known for having an exceptional nose and keen sense of smell. Originally bred as vermin hunters and mole catchers in the Netherlands, these dogs are ideally suited to excel in a rather unusual activity which is now popular in America. Here, Barnhunt judge and Stabyhoun owner, Cynthia Pfister explains what it is all...
The Stabyhoun: Trained as a pointing dog

The Stabyhoun: Trained as a pointing dog

Written by Arne Havsø; owner of three Stabyhoun, hunter and experienced gun dog handler. Huntning dogs are born with a set of special skills: Search, Point, Chase and Kill. In my experience, dogs cannot learn these skills. They can only develop them. Until now I am yet to meet a Stabij that does not have these...

Stabyhouns in the UK

There are currently over 320 Stabyhoun living in the UK and below is a list of those which you can arrange to go and visit to see if this really is the breed for you. Simply fill in our Meet a Stabyhoun form and we will facilitate an introduction. Please note that we never give...

Raising a pup and then giving him up

With a philosophy of furthering the Stabyhoun population as a whole, Francis Otten from Kennel V. ‘t Hollandse Hout seeks out only the best homes for her pups. And this time, one of those just happened to be in England… In Spring 2013, we had our 6th litter and, as always, it was a wonderful experience. We founded our...

Diary of a Stabyhoun Dog Breeder

UK Stabyhoun Association members, Helen Withey, Janice Vittachi, Hannah Woods and Christina Savage share their experiences and tips on breeding with a Stabyhoun… Q: Why did you choose to breed? Helen: I was looking for a new challenge – having bred and worked Rottweilers to the gun for 30 years and then Tollers for 15 years....

My First 100 Days With a Stabyhoun Puppy

Whether you are an experienced dog owner or a first-timer, the first few months with any new puppy can be a real rollercoaster. Here, the owners of Hoover and Jelske’s seven puppies, share their ups and downs of owning a Stabyhoun. Mac Nothing could have prepared us for the joy and laughter Mac has brought...

Stabyhoun as a Reading Therapy Dog

Chris Sprague tells the story of how his Stabyhoun became a Reading Therapy Dog for children in America…. Ever since I was in my 20s, I knew I wanted to work with children. We all know how smart our Stabys are, so I really put Chance through his paces. When I retired from 25 years...

The Great British Stabyhoun Inventory

At our September event, Klaas Zonnebeld from Stabijhounkennel Fan it Heideheim and Gerrit V. D. Veen had travelled from the Netherlands to perform and teach us about the ‘inventory’. Now, Klaas explains why… We always love to see Stabijs and, in such a small breed, dogs in other countries are very important. In isolation, it...

Selling a Stabijhoun to the UK

If you are a breeder thinking about selling a puppy to England, we have tried to answer some of the most common questions you might have. If you want to speak to other breeders who have previously exported a Stabij to the UK, we will be happy to put you in touch with several who can share...