The UK Stabyhoun Association manages the introduction of the Stabyhoun to the UK by identifying breeders willing to export a puppy, coordinating puppy sales, and by providing information and advice to people in England, Wales and Scotland who are interested in this wonderful breed of dog.

We work closely with potential owners to make sure that this is the right dog for them, and in sourcing a well-bred puppy for their family. We liaise with breeders to make sure that their puppy goes to the most appropriate home and that all the necessary vaccinations and travel arrangements have been made.

If you are interested in the breed and are thinking about applying for a puppy, let us know so that we can begin by introducing you to one nearby. This will hopefully help you and your family decide if a Stabyhoun is definitely the breed for you. CLICK HERE to request a visit.

If you have already met a Stabyhoun and have fallen in love, you can apply for a puppy HERE.

Christina Savage TE78999-HY5555-07 2

Christina Savage

President (

Founder of the UK Stabyhoun Association, Christina grew up with a Stabyhoun in Denmark. Having been in love with the breed ever since, she is now working to establish the Stabij as an active family dog in the UK alongside her dog, Jelske – one of the very first Stabyhoun in England and the mother of the country’s second ever litter of Stabyhoun puppies.

One of her main tasks is to liaise with breeders abroad to arrange the selection and import of puppies that will help contribute to the UK’s growing population of Stabyhoun.

Janice Vittachi

Vice President and Chairman of the UK Breeding Advisory CommitteeOwner of one of the very first Stabyhoun in the UK, Rikje and Janice are now two of our most prized ambassadors of the breed.

Janice was previously on the Breeders Advisory Committee for the Stabyhoun in North America where she helped write their whelping guide.

She has successfully bred two litters of Stabyhoun puppies including the very first in England. She is able to advise potential families about the breed and about whether or not having a litter could be an exciting experience for them.

Helen Withey Jane Moss

Helen Withey


Helen is a full time dog trainer and Kennel Club Accredited Instructor. She is a member of the British Institute of Professional Dog Trainers and a Course Instructor.Aside from lecturing on canine Training and Behaviour levels 2 and 3, Helen works gun dogs as well as trains her dogs for Obedience, Agility and scent work.

Jane Moss

Treasurer & Puppy Visiting Coordinator

Jane lives in the High Peaks with her Stabyhoun, Aike. She is responsible for introducing people interested in the breed to their nearest available Stabyhoun. It’s a super important job that helps ensure people fully understand the temperament and charachteristics of this breed before they apply for a puppy.

Hannah Woods  

Hannah Woods

Breeding Advisor, Head of the UK Breeding Advisory Committee

Already an experienced breeder when she collected her first Stabyhoun from the Netherlands in 2014, Hannah has since successfully bred a litter of these wonderful puppies in the UK. She has a keen interest in genetics, and in promoting breeding for health and diversity to ensure the future of the breed. At the UKSA, Hannah plays a key role in advising owners of UK Stabyhoun on future matings with both local dogs and foreign studs.

Kayliegh Buckley

Breeding Advisor, UK Breeding Advisory Committee