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August 24th, 2013

We spent a nice day at the Finnish Terrier Association's Main Specialty Show TERRI-ERI 2013. Our "Anna" C.I.B Linum Angora Attitude won females and BEST OF OPPOSITE under breeder-judge Mr Trond Storsveen, Norway. Her daughter "Milla" Linum Even Angels Fall won open class females and a baby boy "Luca" Linum Immortal Lust was second in his class. A nice atmosphere, a lovely weather, beautiful dogs, good food... what else can you ask for?

BOB Finnsky Momentous - BOS Linum Angora Attitude. Photo by Kati Lönnström.

August 24th, 2013

News from South Africa. At the Goldfields KC Dog OF The Year Competition today, Adam (Ch Linum Precious Ringo of Nonsuch) was one of the 28 semi-finalists (4 selected per group) and... was afterwards selected as the only Terrier finalist! This is an outstanding achievement for a Skye in South Africa.

Next day Adam also earned GROUP-3 at the Roodeport KC Championship show under judge Les Morrison.

August 18th, 2013

A show weekend in Sweden with "Tane" and "Milla". On Saturday at the Eskilstuna Int Show (judge Enrique Mate Duran) BOB BOB-VET Douglas vom Prieser Hof - BOS Linum Even Angels Fall. On Sunday at the Norrköping Int Show (judge Nemanja Jovanovic) vice versa BOB Linum E...ven Angels Fall - BOS BOB-VET Douglas vom Priser Hof. "Tane" was also shortlisted in the veteran group on Saturday. On our way home we visited by Jana Pickova and her puppies in Uppsala. A weekend well spent.

Pictured in Norrköping. Photo by Åza Eriksson.

Photo by Kati Lönnström

August 11th, 2013

New photos of our young man "Luca" aka Linum Immortal Lust. Pictured at the age of 6.5 months.

August 1st, 2013

Excellent news from South Africa! "Adam" aka Ch. Linum Precious Ringo is placed at #30 all breeds and #4 best terrier in the AnimalTalk top 100 showdog rankings. The log is for championship shows up to end of May. Since then "Adam" has earned several other group placings. His recent achievement was GROUP-3 at the Eastern Districts KC Championship Show under judge Pamela Peat, USA. This gets really exciting!

July 7th, 2013

During the same weekend "Adam" aka Ch. Linum Precious Ringo earned RESERVE BEST IN SHOW (under judge D. Harrison) at the Natal Terrier Club Show, GROUP-3 at the Durban and Districts KC Championship Show and GROUP-1 (under judge Kathy Paulus) at the Pietermaritzburg KC Championship Show in South Africa. WHAT-A-SUPER-WEEKEND!!!!

June 6th, 2013

Our new advertisement in the next Yearbook 2011-2012. Thank you to photographer Kati Lönnström and designer Milja Viljamaa (MiljART)!

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June 1st, 2013

We visited in Drammen, Norway to show our dogs. As results we have a new nordic and international champion Linum Lord Voldemort. The Judge Juha Palosaari, Finland liked also our young girl Linum Even Angels Fall and she ended up with CAC, CACIB and BOS.

At the same time in South Africa littermate "Adam" aka Ch. Linum Precious Ringo earned BOB, CACIB, the KUSA National Skye Terrier 2013 title and GROUP-2 at the KUSA International FCI Show (judge Zoran Brankovic, Serbia). Well done, brothers!

May 27th, 2013

Due to a cancellation we have a female puppy for sale. Linum Eternal Kiss (FI&SE CH FIJW-11 Linum Lord Voldemort - FI&SE&EE CH SEW-11 EEW-11 Linum Cashmere Mafia). Born on January 23rd. Looking for a loving pet home.

May 25th, 2013

A show success in Lithuania. At the Moletai Int Show INT CH Linum Merino Maverick earned GROUP-3 under judge Elena Borisova, Belarus. Congratulations to the owners!

May 18th, 2013

At the Mynämäki National Show BOS went to INT CH Linum Angora Attitude. She was also a part of our successful breeder group. In the finals BIS-5-BREEDER for kennel Linum. Thank you to judge Valentina Ivanishieva, Russian Federation and owners of Linum Dogs! We could arrange picnics more often.

May 18th, 2013

ZA CH Linum Precious Ringo is on fire. Three group placements in two weeks. At the Northern Tshwane KC Championship Show GROUP-3 under judge Shaun John Watson, Cuprus. At the Transvaal Terrier Club Championship Show GROUP-4 under judge Robert Black, USA and at the Natal Coast KC Championship Show GROUP-3 under judge Margaret Supronowicz, Poland. Way to go, Adam! You make us proud.

May 12th, 2013

A new photo of our young star Linum Even Angels Fall. She earned BB-2 CAC and CACIB at the Hamina Int Show under judge Tino Pehar, Hungary.

March 24th, 2013

May I introduce for you...

Sire: FI & SE CH FIJW-11 Linum Lord Voldemort
Dam: FI & SE & EE CH SEW-11 EEW-11 Linum Cashmere Mafia

Linum Sudden Silence - spoken for

Linum Immortal Lust - spoken for

Linum Eternal Kiss - available

Linum Ancient Romance - available with a co-owning contract

Girls L. Eternal Kiss and L. Ancient Romance

Sire: Salena Special Agent
Dam: FI & SE & EE CH SEW-11 EEW-11 Linum Cashmere Mafia

Linum Butterfly Effect - spoken for

Linum Side Effect - available

March 16th, 2013

Winterfun in the garden. Photos by Kati Lönnström.

March 7th, 2013

A good day for skye terriers. Mrs Sue Breeze's Ch. Salena The Special One won BOB and GROUP-1 (!!!) at the Crufts under judges Mr C Dunn and Mr Paul Wilkinson. I am very proud of a fact that the winner "Lambard" is a full brother to our "Mr Bond" Salena Special Agent. Congratulations to the winners!

GROUP-1 BOB Ch. Salena The Special One - BOS Ch. Esgia's Sula The Late Edition.
Judge Mr C Dunn.

March 3rd, 2013

New photos of our puppies (5 weeks old). There are still puppies available. Inquiries are welcome.

February 20th, 2013

Great news from South Africa:

"Wowee! South Africa's Showdogs announced its Best of Breed Leaderboard for 2012 and named Ch. Linum Precious Ringo of Nonsuch as Top Skye for the year. Congratulations to his breeder Mari Langinkoski and his handler Belinda Rorke-Tarr!"

Huge congratulations to you all!

February 18th, 2013

Two artistic photos of our pups. Courtesy of Kati Lönnström.

January 23rd, 2013

I am happy to announce you the arrival of new puppies. Four males and two females. One boy is cream, others are dark coloured.

"Maija" did a fabulous job. I only observed the labor. Good instincts, alot of milk and weights are already rising. Two happy moms here.

January 19th, 2013

A nice start for a show year. At the Turku Int Show BOB BB-1 CACIB Ch. Linum Shrinking Alice and BB-2 ResCACIB CAC Linum Even Angels Fall. Thank you to judge Edd Bivin, USA!

Ch. Linum Shrinking Alice pictured in the summer 2012. Photo Kati Lönnström.

December 20th, 2012

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2013!

Kiitokset kasvattieni omistajille antoisasta ja tapahtumarikkaasta vuodesta! Kiitokset myös ystävilleni kannustuksesta. Pidetään hauskaa myös ensi vuonna!

December 17th, 2012

We are expecting puppies at the end of January 2013. Our "Maija", Ch. Linum Cashmere Mafia, has been (double) mated with Salena Special Agent and his son Ch. Linum Lord Voldemort. Inquiries are welcome.

December 9th, 2012

Our "Anna", Int Ch. Linum Angora Attitude, succeeded really well during this weekend. On Saturday at the Helsinki Winner Show she earned Best Bitch-1, CACIB, HeW-12 and BOS under judge Mr Martin Phillips, UK and on Sunday at the Finnish Winner Show Best Bitch-3 and Reserve-CACIB under judge Mr Darko Korosec, Slovenia. Well done my sweet girl!

BOS Linum Angora Attitude - BOB Finnsky Fireball. Photo Tatyana Demchenko.

October 27th, 2012

Our young bitches earned their first CACIBs. Linum Even Angels Fall at the Seinäjoki Int Show under judge Mrs Ingrid Borchorst, Denmark and Ch. Linum Shrinking Alice at the Turku Int Show under judge Mrs Wyoma Clouss, USA. Nice Job!

October 6th, 2012

News from South Africa. Ch. Linum Precious Ringo has earned two group placements recently. At the Transvaal Kennel Club Championship Show RESERVE BEST IN GROUP under judge Mr Martin Phillips, UK and at the Sasolburg Kennel Club Championship Show GROUP-4 under judge Mr Gerhard Robinson. Congratulations to owner Ronnie Watt and handler Belinda Rorke-Tarr. You are a good team!

September 15th, 2012

We have a new champion! Linum Lion of Narnia earned his title in Pello under judge Maite Gonzalbo, Spain. Congratulations to the owners!

August 25th, 2012

This year Skye Terrier Club of Finland's Specialty Show was arranged as a part of a bigger terrier show Terri-Eri 2012. Breeder-judge Michael Koss (Janterr skye terriers) from USA had the honour to judge 63 skyes during the day. Linum dogs succeeded very well. Thank you to the judge! And the photographer Kati Lönnström!

Our results at the Specialty Show:

- Ch. Linum Lord Voldemort - EXC in the champion class
- Linum Even Angels Fall - 2nd in the junior class
- Linum Shrinking Alice - 1st in the open class, CAC, new champion
- Linum Spirit of Pandora - 2nd in the open class, resCAC
- Ch. Linum Angora Attitude - 1st in the champion class, BEST BITCH-2
- Ch. Linum Cashmere Mafia - 3rd in the champion class, BEST BITCH-4
- Ch. Linum MythOfAphrodite - 4th in the champion class
- Ch. Linum Venus de Milo - EXC in the champion class
- Breeders class - 2nd place
- Progeny class (L. Venus de Milo) - 1st place and later in the finals BIS-3-PROGENY

BIS-3-PROGENY L to R: Linum Venus de Milo, L. Spirit of Pandora, L. Shrinking Alice, L. Lord Voldemort, L. Angora Attitude

BEST BITCH-2 Ch. Linum Angora Attitude

Linum Even Angels Fall

August 19th, 2012

We spent a nice weekend in Sweden participating in two international shows. Our team consisted of two littermate pairs: Ch. Niiman's Always Nforever - Ch. Niiman's All About Me and Ch. Linum Lord Voldemort - Linum Spirit of Pandora. On Saturday at the Eskilstuna Int Show (judge Benny Blid von Schedwin, Sverige) BOB and GROUP-4 went to Ch. Niiman's Always Nforever. His sister was BOS. On Sunday at the Norrköping Int Show (judge Anette Bystrup, Denmark) our young man Ch. Linum Lord Voldemort earned BOS and his sister Linum Spirit of Pandora BEST BITCH-3. All of them earned swedish certificates and winners got CACIBs as well. What a nice trip we had!

GROUP-4 Ch. Niiman's Always Nforever. Photo by Christa Matikainen.

Ch. Linum Lord Voldemort. Photo by Kati Lönnström.

July 23rd, 2012

Today at the Ukmerge All Breed Show in Lithuania Ch. Linum Merino Maverick earned BOB and GROUP-3! Congratulations "Hessu" and co. Thank you to judges Karel Horak, Czezh Republik and Lidina Rapina, Russia. Photos by Antti Kovanen.

July 10th, 2012

The following dogs were officially health checked today: Linum Lord Voldemort - eyes clear, no signs of hereditary diseases and knees 0/0, completely healthy, Linum Spirit Of Pandora - eyes clear and knees 0/0, Linum Shrinking Alice - eyes clear and knees 0/0, Linum Even Angels Fall - eyes clear and knees 0/0. As a breeder I was very pleased with these results.

July 17th, 2012

We have a new champion, FI CH FiJW-11 Linum Lord Voldemort. He finished at the Forssa All Breed Show under judge Juha Palosaari. Our breeder group got also a nice critique (in finnish): "Todella laadukas ryhmä. Kaikki hyvänkokoisia koiria, kauniine linjoineen. Hyvät rakenteet. Erityisesti melko suorat eturaajat." and was awarded as BOB BREEDER.

L to R: Linum Venus de Milo, L. Even Angels Fall, L. Lord Voldemort and L. Shrinking Alice.
Photo by Kati Lönnström.

Linum Shrinking Alice. Photo by Kati Lönnström.

July 10th, 2012

A new photo of Linum Spirit Of Pandora - 24 months old. She is maturing nicely, isn't she?! Photo by Christa Matikainen.

July 3rd, 2012

Summer greetings to everyone!

Photos by Christa Matikainen and Kati Lönnström.

July 1st, 2012

Our African boy "Adam" Ch. Linum Precious Ringo makes us very proud. He earned BOB and BOG-3 at the Junior Gauteng Kennel Club Championship Show (judge K. Lee, Australia) and a week later 3 x BOB and 2 x BOG-4 at the KwaZuluNatal Province Championship Shows. WOW! You have a good drive there. Congratulations to the owner Ronnie Watt and to the brilliant handler Belinda Rorke-Tarr!

June 17th, 2012

A double show weekend. On saturday at the Helsinki Int Show our gang consisted of "Vertti" Linum Lord Voldemort and "Kerttu" Linum MythOfAphrodite. No spesific success there. Actually "Vertti" decided to be a clown of the day.

On Sunday at the Kotka Int Show (judge Vincent O'Brien, Ireland) we were back in business. "Vertti" was awarded with Best Male-1, CAC and CACIB and his sister "Isla" Linum Spirit of Pandora with Best Bitch-3 and CAC.

Ch. Linum MythOfAphrodite. Photo Kati Lönnström.

April 30th, 2012

RIP Ch. Linum Adam's Creation. The photo was taken a few weeks earlier at the Sydney Royal Show by Minbeemedia.

April 29th, 2012

What a day we had at the Lahti Int Show! Mr Matti Luoso awarded our "Sofie" Int Ch. Linum Venus de Milo with Best Bitch-1, CACIB and BOS, her son "Vertti" Linum Lord Voldemort with Best Male-2, CAC and VACA and her daughter "Isla" Linum Spirit of Pandora with bitch's certificate CAC. What else a breeder can ask for?!

L to R: Linum Spirit of Pandora, L. Lord Voldemort and L. Venus de Milo. Photo Kati Lönnström.

April 15th, 2012

New photos of our english boy Salena Special Agent and his daughter Linum Spirit of Pandora. I think "Mr Bond" has left a print to his offsprings.

Salena Special Agent

"Mr Bond"

Linum Spirit of Pandora

April 9th, 2012

I catched up with always-so-busy Kirsi Sainio during an Easter season. Our co-breeding/co-owning project "Milla" aka Linum Even Angels Fall is maturing nicely. Pictured 9 months old.

March 5th, 2012

Show news abroad. Young man Linum Lion of Narnia has visited in Kiova, Belarus and came back home with BY CH title and first CACIB in his paws. Also littermates Ch. Linum Merino Maverick and Ch. Linum Mohair Monopol have been busy earning new titles, "Hessu" in Norway and "Divia" in Sweden. Congratulations to the owners!

February 4th, 2012

We have puppy plans. Our "Maija", CH Linum Cashmere Mafia, will be mated with a gorgeous english drop-eared male "Donald", GB CH Skyelander Wee Man Of Storr, in the near future. Both of the parents are healthy, well-tempered, happy pets as well as top quality show dogs. More information about this upcoming litter can be found on the puppies page.

January 29th, 2012

News from South Africa. Linum Precious Ringo aka "Adam" has won the Best Terrier Puppy of Show at the NAPC Top Dog Competition. All entries to this show were by invitation only and based on dog's show achievements during the last year.

The proud owner Ronnie Watt told me also that "Adam" finished the year 2011 as #35 Best Puppy in the Showdogs Puppy Of The Year Competition (national ranking). Well done. We are so proud of you.

January 21st, 2012

A nice weekend for Linum dogs at the Turku Int Show (judge Yvonne Cannon, Ireland). Ch. Linum Angora Attitude "Anna" finished an international championship. Her half-sister "Fanny" Linum Shrinking Alice earned a bitch certificate and her brother "Hessu" Ch. Linum Merino Maverick ended up Best Male-2. Well done, boys and girls!

A photo of "Fanny".

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