21.1.2018
Happy New Year 2018!
The matriach of our herd, Saura had her 8th Birthday on 10.1. and now she is already 8 years old and can go to the veteran class at the shows.
Erna's puppy Usma got her official name and it is Irezumi Uma Única Sereia. The name is in portuguese and and it means 'unique mermaid'.
The 11th Irezumi litter is hopefully coming to the combination Marella Lago x Irezumi Beleza do Norte. The puppies will born at the middle of March.

26.11.2017
This week was sad week. Last Sunday evening Erna gave birth for two girl puppies. Unfortunately the second one was lifeless and couldn't revive her. The first puppy is very vital and is doing well.
On Thursday I received the prcd-PRA result of Isla and it was affected like his brother Nino's, too. They both are out of breeding work.
The most sad news I got yesterday evening: Isla's and Nino's sister Elli was hit by a car and died. My heart is broken. Elli was such a lovely podengo girl.

23.9.2017
The 10th Irezumi litter will be: FI & SE ch, FIW-13, FIW-14 Marella Lago 'Mikke' x FI & NO ch Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild 'Erna'. The mating happened last week.

17.9.2017
Yesterday I got some really sad news: Manu (Irezumi Moinho de Vento) has passed away at the age of 11 years 7 months. RIP Manu.

6.8.2017
Yesterday Erna achieved her last CC for FI Champion title. She is 14th Irezumi podengo who has achieved FI CH title.
Siikajoki group show, judge Hannele Jokisilta results:
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" OPEN EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CC, BOB, FI & NO CH
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB2

19.7.2017
Last weekend there were 2 international dog shows in our home city Oulu. We had the litter meeting for my Norway-litter as the father of that litter, Tommy was coming to those shows from Trondheim, Norway. Tommy was BOB in both shows.
At the meeting there were both parents Tommy and Saura and three of the puppies, Erna, Duke and Frodo. Only Asland could not come.
You can find photos of those happenings from here.
The show results of Irezumi podengos are here:
Saturday's show, judged by Janelle Robbins from Australia
Irezumi A Geada do Inverno "Nino" Puppy class 2nd
Irezumi Viking Gunnolf "Duke" CH EXC-2, CQ, BM2, res-CACIB
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB2, res-CACIB

Sunday's show, judged by Catarina O.De Castro from Portugal
Irezumi A Geada do Inverno "Nino" Puppy class 2nd, HP
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" OPEN EXC-3

24.6.2017
When my summer holiday started last week, we began our show and holiday trip to North Norway. On Sunday 18th June there was an international and puppy show where the podengos were judged by Vitor Veiga from Portugal. Our podengos were the only small wire-haired ones at the show.
The show went fine despite of the rainy weather.
Irezumi A Geada do Inverno "Nino" Puppy class 1st, HP, BOB puppy
Irezumi Viking Gunngeir "Aslan" CH EXC-1, CQ, BM1, CC, CACIB, BOS, NO CH
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" OPEN EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CC, CACIB, BOB


14.5.2017
Again some wonderful Champion news: Duke (Irezumi Viking Gunnolf) achieved yesterday Finnish beauty Champion title. Congratulations !
There are some new photos at Duke's photo album.

13.4.2017
We received Rhonda's (Irezumi Beleza do Norte) C.I.B. diplom from FCI so no her title is official. Rhonda is 8th Irezumi podengo who has achieved C.I.B. (international beauty champion) title.

18.2.2017
Irezumi Viking Gunngeir "Aslan" achieved today BOB + CC and became Finnish Champion. Congratulations !
The boy puppy of our last litter, Nino will be a member of our own podengo herd and the bitch puppy Isla is co-owned but does not live with us.

29.1.2017
The pages of 9th Irezumi litter in English is finally ready. You can find it here. The male puppy is still available.

30.11.2016
Saura's puppies born last Sunday. Unfortunately we lost the first puppy but managed to get 3 puppies alive by c-section.

26.11.2016
A week ago we got sad news. Irezumi Abrigo de Vento "Vilpertti" has passed away at the age of 10 years. RIP Vilpertti.

23.10.2016
Yesterday the 8th Irezumi podengo achieved International Champion title. It was our own Rhonda who achieved BOB + cacib yesterday at the Intl show in Seinäjoki. The were 8 small w-h podengos and Rhonda was only one who got excellent + CQ. The judge was Leila Kärkäs (FI).
Here are the results of Irezumi podengos:
Irezumi Viking Gunngeir "Aslan" OPEN VG-1
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" CH EXC-1
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" OPEN VG-1
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CACIB, BOB, C.I.B.
Kennel Irezumi breeder class BOB breeder
And Saura seems to be pregnant so we'll gonna have puppies at the end of November.

27.9.2016
Saura has been mated by a young handsome male Caramelon American Idol. The puppies will born in November 2016.

6.9.2016
Erna's and Misna's eyes and knees were officially checked by the special vet and they both have health ones.
So Misna will be mated during coming Winter and Erna within one year.

14.8.2016
Our last summer show for this year was yesterday in our hometown Oulu. It was heavy rain and cold weather and not a good weather at all but luckily Irezumi podengos are not 'made in sugar' and they all showed themselves nicely. The judge was Jarmo Vuorinen (Finland) and total amount of small w-h podengos was 5 pcs.
Irezumi Viking Gunngeir "Aslan" OPEN EXC-1, CQ, BM1, CC, CACIB, BOS
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" CH EXC-1, CQ, BM2, res-CACIB
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" INT EXC-1, CQ, BB2, CC, res-CACIB
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-2, CQ, BB1, CACIB, BOB
Kennel Irezumi BOB breeder

Irezumi Calor do Sol "Weppi" VET EXC-1, BOB veteran result to Weppi yesterday at the group show Lappeenranta.

7.8.2016
Yesterday we were at the group show near to us. The judge there was Jelena Kruus from Estonia.
Irezumi Viking Gunnbjorn "Frodo" INT VG-1
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" INT EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CC, BOB (Erna's first BOB !!!)
Renata da Terra dos Moinhos "Misna" OPEN VG-1

Irezumi Nascer do Sol "Oliver" took part into 3 days's INTL Sawo Show during this weekend and achieved following results:
5.8. Kuopio INTL, judge Anette Bystrup (Denmark): VET EXC-2
6.8. Kuopio INTL, judge George Schopol (Georgia): VET EXC-2, CQ
7.8. Kuopio INTL, judge Myrna Shibouleth (Israel): VET EXC-1, CQ, BM1, BOS, BOB veteran

Unfortunately the photo album links at the dog's homepages do not work until I have corrected them but you can visit in out new photo albums via our Media webpage.

17.7.2016
Yesterday at the INTL show in Piteå, Sweden:
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CC, cacib, BOB, S & NORD Champion
Duke got today excellent at the Orivesi show.

10.7.2016
In the summer time there are several dog shows in every weekend here in Finland. This weekend's Irezumi results:
9.7.16 Oulu INTL show, judge Jussi Liimatainen FI
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" INT EXC-1
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-2, CQ, BB2, res-CACIB
10.7.16 Kokkola INTL show, judge Gerard Cox from Ireland
Irezumi Viking Gunngeir "Aslan" INT EXC-1, CQ, BM3, res-CACIB

5.7.2016
Weekend's show results of Irezumi podengos:
3.7.16 Hyvinkää, podengo specialty
Irezumi Nascer do Sol "Oliver" VET EXC-2, CQ

4.7.16 Rantasalmi all-breed-show
Irezumi Calor do Sol "Weppi" VET EXC-1, CQ, BB1, BOB, BOB VETERAN
Wonderful results from these veteran sister and brother.

14.6.2016
Irezumi Calor do Sol "Weppi" has achieved Estonian Veteran Winner 2016 title. Congratulations !

Yesterday the third Irezumi litter, 'do sol' litter's Weppi, Oliver and Rico have the 10th Birthday.
Already 7 Irezumi podengos have achieved the age of 10 years.

5.6.2016
During the group show in Kajaani the weather was cold, rainy and also sunny. The Summer weather is a mystery here in Finland :-)
The podengos were judged by all-breed judge Mrs. Leni Finne from Finland. Here are the results of our girls:
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" INT VG-1
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, BOB

21.5.2016
Today at the group show in Oulainen there were 8 small wire-haired podengos and they were judged by Mrs. Elina Haapaniemi who has studied podengos in Portugal, too.
Here are Irezumi podengos' results:
Irezumi Viking Gunngeir "Aslan" INT EXC-1
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" CH EXC-1, CQ, BM1, BOS
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" INT VG-1
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, BOB
Kennel Irezumi breeder class BOB breeder

8.5.2016
Some updating and show results for a long time...
Yesterday we went to group show in Posio where the podengos were judged by Ms. Maija Mäkinen:
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" INT VG-1
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, BOB

10.12.2015
Last weekend there were the Winner shows 2015 in Helsinki, Finland. On Saturday's show there were 5 Irezumi podengos and on Sunday 7 pcs.
The best results achieved the veteran podengos sister Weppi (Irezumi Calor do Sol) and her brother Oliver (Irezumi Nascer do Sol). Weppi was BOB veteran on Saturday and BOS veteran on Sunday and got two Veteran Winner titles. Oliver took part on Sunday's show only and was then BOB veteran and got the Veteran Winner 2015 title.
We showed Irezumi breeder class at the both shows with BOB breeder result. All Irezumi podengos got an excellent from both shows.

22.11.2015
Irezumi Viking Gunngeir "Aslan" got yesterday at the INLT show Jyväskylä VG-2 but today's judge liked him more: BOB + CC. Congratulations !

4.10.2015
Today at the group show in Tuulos Duke achieved BOB + CC among the entried 8 small w-h podengos. Congratulations !
Irezumi Viking Gunnolf "Duke" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BM1, CC, BOB
There are new photos at Duke's photogallery.

16.9.2015
It is already Autumn here in Finland and the show season is already over. There are only a few shows in Winter time.
There was a all-breed-show in Porvoo last sunday and here is the only Irezumi result:
Irezumi Nascer do Sol "Oliver" VET EXC-1, CQ, BM1, BOB, BOB veteran

The planned litters have been published. Read more about them from here.

6.9.2015
Yesterday at Vantaa all-breed-show judged by Pekka Teini, FI:
Irezumi Viking Gunnolf "Duke" JUN VG-2
Irezumi Nascer do Sol "Oliver" VET EXC-1, CQ, BM2, BOB veteran
Oliver's results of August shows:
23.8. Heinola all-breed show: VET EXC-1, CQ, BM1, BOS, BOB veteran
29.8. Tervakoski Intl show: VET EXC-3, CQ
There are some new photos at Erna's and Misna's photo galleries.

29.8.2015
I got very sad news as Luna (Irezumi Estrela-do-mar) was hit by a car and she didn't survive. Rest in peace Luna. She was almost 7 years old.

16.8.2015
Today at the group show in Sastamala Duke took part into his first official show with an excellent result:
Irezumi Viking Gunnolf "Duke" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BM1, CC, BOB

Yesterday we took part into the group show in Kajaani where podengos were judged by Mrs. Marie Butler, Irland.
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" JUN EXC-1
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, BOB

This was our last show in this summer and now we've gonna have some months break from the shows.

6.8.2015
Last Sunday we took part into Iisalmi Intl show. The weather was very rainy as it has been whole summer here in Finland.
There were entried 6 small w-h podengos and the judge was Mr. Leif Herman Wilberg from Norway. Irezumi results:
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BB2, CC, BOB junior
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CACIB, BOB
Irezumi Viking Gunngeir "Aslan" JUN VG-1

2.8.2015
Irezumi Calor do Sol "Weppi" VET EXC-1, CQ, BB1, BOB, BOB VETERAN at the group show in hometown Luumäki. Congratulations !

20.7.2015
It was wonderful show weekend for Irezumi podengos. On Saturday in Kemi Intl show Aslan and Bono achieved excellent results and Aslan won big brother Bono already now at the age of 9½ months only.
Kemi Intl results:
Irezumi Viking Gunngeir "Aslan" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BM1, CC, BOB
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" CH EXC-1, CQ, BM2, CACIB

On Sunday in Ylivieska Intl show the success continued:
Irezumi Viking Gunngeir "Aslan" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BM2, CC
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" CH EXC-1, CQ, BM1, CACIB, BOB
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BB2, CC
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CACIB, BOS
Kennel Irezumi 1st breeder class, honour prize, BOB breeder, BIS-4 breeder !!!
Photos you can find from our photo gallery.

12.7.2015
There were two Intl shows in our home city Oulu during this weekend. Here are Irezumi podengos' results:
11.7. Oulu Intl, judge Mr. Darko Korosec, Slovenia
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BB2, CC
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CACIB, BOB

12.7. Oulu Intl, judge Mrs. Outi Piisi-Putta, FI
Irezumi Viking Gunnbjorn "Frodo" JUN VG-1
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" JUN VG-1
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CACIB, BOB

7.7.2015
After one week trip to London it is time to tell some show results.
27.6. at podengo specialty show Oliver (Irezumi Nascer do Sol) achieved a wonderful result: 2nd best male, BOB veteran and BIS-4 veteran.
27.6. at Pieksämäki all-breed-show Aslan (Irezumi Viking Gunngeir) was first time at the official class and got immediately an excellent result: Best male, BOB + CC.

23.6.2015
On last Sunday we visited at INTL show in Tromsö, Norway where the podengos were judged by Mr. Rui Oliveira from Portugal.
Three Irezumi podengos took part into the show with wonderful results:
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" CH EXC-1, CQ, BM1, CC, CACIB, BOS, C.I.B., NO & NORD Champion !!!
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" Puppy class 1st, honour prize, BOB puppy, BOG-3 puppy
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" OPEN EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CC, CACIB, BOB, NO Champion !!

6.6.2015
Today we were at the group show in Muhos which is situated only 35 km from us. The judge for podengos was Mrs. Tuula Pratt (FI).
She liked Erna and Rhonda a lot as they were again so lively and showed themselves nicely.
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" Puppy class 1st, honour prize, BOB puppy
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, BOB
Our next show will be the INTL show in Tromsö Northen Norway after two weeks.
The other puppies of Saura's latest litter have took part into the shows but also to the puppy training and after that Frodo will try agility and Duke has tried lure-coursing.
Thank you for their owners for socializing them well and taking them into different dog hobbies. That means a lot to me.
The new photos of Frodo, Duke, Aslan, Erna and Rhonda are available in their own photo galleries.

24.5.2015
It was wonderful show day yesterday to Irezumi podengos in two different shows.
Group show in Kruunupyy, judge Mrs. Leni Finne (FI):
Irezumi Viking Gunngeir "Aslan" Puppy class 1st, HP, BOB puppy
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" CH EXC-1, CQ, BM1, BOB
Group show in Hyrynsalmi, judge Mrs.
Viva Maria Soleckyj-Szpunar (Poland):
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" Puppy class 1st, honour prize, BOB puppy
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" OPEN EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CC, BOB, FI CH
Rhonda was the 14th Irezumi podengo who achieved the champion title !

2.5.2015
Today at the INTL show in Tampere, Finland:
Irezumi Viking Gunngeir "Aslan" Puppy class 1st, HP, BOB puppy
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" CH EXC-1, CQ, BM2, CACIB

12.4.215
Yesterday we took part into INTL show in Vaasa. Misna got 'good' at her very first show and Rhonda very good. Rhonda's brother Bono was placed best of breed.

25.3.2015
The puppies of latest litter, boys Aslan and Duke and girl Erna took part to their very first dog show which was the puppy show in Jyväskylä.
The judge for podengos was Jaana Hartus from Finland with the following results:
Irezumi Viking Gunngeir "Aslan" Puppy class 2nd
Irezumi Viking Gunnolf "Duke" Puppy class 1st, honour prize, best male, BOB puppy
Irezumi Valkyrie Gunnhild "Erna" Puppy class 1st, honour prize, best bitch, BOS puppy

8.2.2015
Today the boys of Irezumi's 2nd litter, Manu and Vilpertti, are 9 years old. Happy Birthday !

26.1.2015
Tommy x Saura puppies are already 4 months old. There are new photos of them at the photogallery.

10.1.2015
Today it is 5th Birthday of Irezumi Vinho litter's Camo, Wicca and Saura. Happy Birthday !

12.12.2014
Yesterday evening we got the most sad message. Neco (Irezumi Nobre do Norte) has passed away after beeing sick two weeks. The diagnosis was lymphoma.
Neco was only 2½ years old. All too young to leave. Our sorrow is enormous and so is Neco's owners, too.
We miss you so much Neco darling. We'll see your star in the sky.

7.12.2014
The yearly Winner shows have been in Helsinki this weekend. This time we did not go there but some Irezumi podengos took part with good results.

6.12. Helsinki Winner 2014, judged by Saija Juutilainen, Finland
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" CH VG
Irezumi Nascer do Sol "Oliver" VET EXC-2, CQ
Irezumi Vinho Branco "Wicca" CH EXC-4, CQ

Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" CH EXC-2, CQ, BM3, res-CACIB
Irezumi Vinho Branco "Wicca" CH EXC
Irezumi Calor do Sol "Weppi" VET EXC-1, CQ, BOB VETERAN, VETERAN WINNER 2014

29.11.2014
The puppies have moved to their own home. We wish all the best to them and will keep in touch to everyone in the future.
The 8th litter´s page has been updated.

17.11.2014
It is always so hard to give up the puppies. The first puppy, Frodo moved to his own home today. The other puppies will leave during this week, too.

9.11.2014
All Saura's puppies have a new home. Bilbo's reservation is still a little open because we haven't met the buyer yet.

2.11.2014
Saura's puppies are already 5,5 weeks old and they are very lively and lovely ones. One male puppy is still available.
New photos are at their photo gallery.

19.10.2014
The puppies have opened their eyes and ears and they are walking already, too. New photos are at their photo gallery.
Misna is now at the Finnish Kennelclub's registry. Her knowledge is here.

3.10.2014
Saura and the puppies are fine. The pups have doubled their weights since they born. The photos will be added to their photo gallery often.
Their official names have been published here.

25.9.2014
Yesterday the 8th Irezumi litter arrived to the world. Saura gave birth to three boy puppies and one girl. More about the litter here.

13.9.2014
Last weekend we got a new member to our family: Renata da Terra dos Moinhos "Misna". She is Portuguese import from breeder Andre Santos.
Misna is co-owned by two Finnish podengo breeders kennel Irezumi and kennel Caramelon. Misna's photos you can see here.
Last weekend's show results:
Äänekoski group show: Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" OPEN EXC-2, BB3
Helsinki all-breed-show: Irezumi Vinho Branco "Wicca" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, BBO
Saura's pregnancy has gone very well. The puppies will born after two weeks.

31.8.2014
Irezumi Vinho Branco "Wicca" achieved yesterday BOB + cacib result at the INTL show. Congratulations !
We visited yesterday at the vet with Saura. The ultrasounding confirmed that Saura is expecting several puppies :-)
The puppies will born on the week 39. The inquiries are welcome. More about the coming litter you can read here.

24.8.2014
Irezumi Calor do Sol "Weppi" did very well at the all-breed-show yesterday: Best bitch, Best of Breed + Best of breed veteran !
Saura seems to be pregnant because her belly is getting bigger. After couple days she goes to vet for the ultrasounding.
The new member of our team will arrive to Finland on the next weekend and week after that she comes to us. We hardly can wait any more...

12.8.2014
The World Winner 2014 show in Finland is over now. The amount of entried small w-h podengos was 40 pcs and also four breeder class was shown. The judge was Joao Vasco Pocas from Portugal. He chose BOB the veteran male from Portugal, Vasco de Viamonte and BOS a Finnish born Smaughterer's Cristal.
Three Irezumi podengos achieved excellent and two very good. Irezumi breeder class was shown with 4 podengos instead the other breeder's groups with 3 podengos. The judge chose Irezumi breeder group as the Best of breed breeder group !!!

Here are Irezumi podengos' results:
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" OPEN EXC-1
Irezumi Nascer do Sol "Oliver" VET EXC-2
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" OPEN VG-3
Irezumi Vinho Branco "Wicca" CH EXC-3
Irezumi Calor do Sol "Weppi" VET VG-3
Kennel Irezumi Breeder class 1st, HP, BOB breeder

The first Irezumi litter's podengos, Monte and Vertti had their 10th Birthday on 9th of August 2014. Happy Birthday to both of them !
That means my breeding career is now 10 years old and it includes 7 podengo litters, 18 podengos.

4.8.2014
10 years of podengo breeding work, 10 champion podengos !
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" achieved BOB, cert + Cacib at the INLT show in Kuopio. It was Bono's last Cert he needed for the Finnish champion title and as he earlier achieved cert from Sweden, too so he became now as Finnish and Swedish Champion. Congratulations !

Next show will be the World Winner show in Helsinki, Finland on the coming Saturday. There have been entried five Irezumi podengos.
I am proud of them all whether they conna be successful at the show or not.

28.7.2014
A show result: at the Ristiina all-breed show Irezumi Calor do Sol "Weppi" Best bitch, Best of Breed + Best of breed veteran

Then the long waited news: Saura has been mated by Coalacre Tommy Tucker. The puppies will born at the end of September.

9.7.2014
Last weekend two Irezumi podengos visited at the shows in Sweden and Estonia.
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" achieved BOB, cert + Cacib at the INLT show in Piteå, Sweden.
Irezumi Calor do Sol "Weppi" took part into two shows in Pärnu, Estonia and was BOB + BOB veteran at the both shows.
On Saturday show Weppi got also the veteran cert and got the title Estonia's veteran champion.
Congratulations to Weppi and Bono for the excellent show results !

15.6.2014
Bono's (Irezumi Borla do Norte) knees and eyes were officially checked and they are totally health.
Irezumi Do sol litter's Weppi, Oliver and Rico had their 8th Birthday yesterday. Today Weppi (Irezumi Calor do Sol) took very first time part into Veteran class
at the Kotka INTL show and she did it very well: Best bitch, Best of Breed + Best of breed veteran. Congratulations Weppi and owner Jenni !

29.5.2014
Neco (Irezumi Nobre do Norte) visited us with his family. The new photos of Neco are available here.

18.5.2014
The results of this weekend's shows:
Joensuu INTL: Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" INT EXC-1
Oulu INTL: Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CACIB, BOB
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" INT EXC-1, CQ, BB2, CC, res-CACIB

12.5.2014
Now there are irezumi-podengos at the shows almost every weekend. Yesterday Wicca took part into Helsinki INTL show with excellent result:
Irezumi Vinho Branco "Wicca" BOB + cacib

4.5.2014
Yesterday we took part into the group show in Posio.
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, BOB
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" INT EXC-1, CQ, BB2, CC
The judge Mrs. Hilkka Salohalla (FI) liked both girl a lot and mentioned for example Rhonda's straight front legs and Saura's excellent body proportions.
There are some new photos at
Bono's album.

27.4.2014
It was a successful weekend for the Irezumi podengos at the Intl shows:
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" BOB + cc and cacib yesterday at the Vaasa Intl show
Irezumi Vinho Branco "Wicca" BOB + cacib today at the Lahti Intl show
Congratulations !

20.4.2014
Irezumi Calor do Sol "Weppi" finished yesterday her shows at the champion class with an excellent result: BOB + CACIB. Congratulations !
Weppi will move to the veteran class in June after her 8th birthday.

30.3.2014
The results of the yesterday's group show in Kajaani:
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, BOB
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" INT EXC-1, CQ, BB2, CC
The podengos were judged by Mrs. Ligita Zake from Latvia.

Today Rhonda's eyes and knees were officially examined by the vet: eyes and knees are totally health :-)

23.3.2014
After a long break at the updatings there are a lot of news to tell about.
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" achieved cert and BOB at the group show in Seinäjoki 8.3.14 and on 23.3.14 in Korpilahti group show, too. Congratulations !

Today there will be a spring meeting of the Podengo portuguese association of Finland in the northern Finland. Due to the long distance we cannot
take part into it. It is a pity because the results of the Podengo of the year 2013 competition will be published there and the best podengos will
be rewarded there.
I already got some results concerning our own Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" who achieved following results at the competition:
- Best small wire-haired podengo 2013 in Finland
- Best podengo bitch 2013
- Best small w-h podengo bitch 2013
- Best Finnish born small w-h podengo 2013
- Second best podengo 2013 in Finland (right after the winner small smooth-haired podengomale)

The breeder of 2013 in Finland: Kennel Irezumi !!!
These are marwellous results as the quality in the podengos in Finland is very high.

Then same sad news. The most important podengo breeder in Norway and a wonderfull person Gunn Halle passed away on the 16.2.14 on her
holiday trip in USA. Rest in peace Gunn :-(

Today it is 6 months since Gizmo (Faidros Honesto) passed away and 4 months since Jarra (Marella Jarra) left us. We miss them so much :-(

8.2.2014
Today the boys of Irezumi second litter, Vilpertti and Manu have their 8th Birthday. Happy Birthday with a big hug !

25.1.2014
The planned litter of 2014 has now been published. The sire of this special litter will be Coalacre Tommy Tucker from Norway and dam our own Saura (Irezumi Vinho Verde). Tommy has been the most winning podengo in Norway 2012 and 2013 and Saura was the most winning small w-h podengo in Finland 2013. More about this wonderful combination here.

1.1.2014
Happy New Year 2014 and Happy Birthday to Simba (Irezumi Leonis Minoris) who is 6 years old today !

16.12.2013
Today we arrived back home from the road trip to Helsinki's 3 days Winner shows. We were entried Saura and Rhonda to all three shows. Also two other Irezumi podengos, Wicca and Bono, took part into every days' show. The results were very variable in every days because the judges have different opinions about the podengos. There are new show photos at Rhonda's, Bono's, Saura's and Wicca's albums.

13.12. Helsinki Winner 2013 show. The judge Ms. Maija Mäkinen from Finland. Entried 18 small w-h podengos including 2 puppies.
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1,CACIB, BOB, HeW-13 !!!
Irezumi Vinho Branco "Wicca" CH EXC-2, CQ, BB2, res-CACIB
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" JUN VG-1
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" JUN VG-1

14.12. Nordic Winner 2013 show. The judge Mr. Jose Homem de Mello, Portugal. Entried 21 small w-h podengos including 2 puppies.
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-4
Irezumi Vinho Branco "Wicca" CH EXC-2, CQ, BB2, res-CACIB
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" JUN VG-3
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" JUN G

15.12. Finnish Winner 2013 show. The judge Mr. Magnus Hagstedt from Sweden. Entried 20 small w-h podengos including 2 puppies.
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-4, CQ
Irezumi Vinho Branco "Wicca" CH EXC-2, CQ, BB2, res-CACIB
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" JUN EXC-1, CQ, Finnish Junior Winner-13 !!!
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" JUN EXC-1, Finnish Junior Winner-13 !!!
Breeder class: Kennel Irezumi 1st + honour prize

23.11.2013
This day came all too quick. It is only 2 months when Gizmo left us and now it was Jarra's turn.
The tumor in her lung took all her energy so we had to let her go.
My very first podengo has gone, my heart is full of sorrow.
Our long trip together is over. Rest in peace, my love.

27.10.2013
At the INTL show in Lahti yesterday:
Irezumi Vinho Branco "Wicca" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CACIB, BOB

There is a new page at these homepages:
Irezumi breeder groups at the shows

21.10.2013
Yesterday at the Seinäjoki INTL show there were 7 small w-h podengos entried and 4 of them were irezumis.
The results:
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1,CACIB, BOB
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BB2, CC
Irezumi Vagabundo do Norte "Paulo" JUN EXC-1
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" JUN EXC-2
Breeder class: Kennel Irezumi 1st + honour prize

6.10.2013
Some good health news: Gizmo's daughter Saura and her daughter Rhonda were yesterday examined by the vet. They both got good result of the heart auscultation; no heart murmur.
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BM1, CC, BOB yesterday at the group show in Hämeenlinna.

26.9.2013
Our beloved Gizmo has passed away :-( We'll miss him so much. The heart disease endokardiosis took Gizmo from us. Rest in Peace Gizmo.

21.9.2013
Yesterday Inka, Luna and Roope from Irezumi's 5th litter has their 5th birthday. Happy Birthday to everybody !
There are some new photos at the gallery of Bono, Rhonda, Saura,
Gizmo, Jarra and breeder group.

15.9.2013
Today at the all-breeds show in Porvoo the small w-h podengos (7 pcs) were judged by Rainer Vuorinen. Among those 7 there were two irezumis, Wicca and Bono and they did there very well as Wicca was BOB and Bono BOS. The breeder congratulates ;-)
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BM1, CC, BOS, BOB juniori
Irezumi Vinho Branco "Wicca" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, BOB

1.9.2013
Yesterday it happened: Rhonda won Saura at the BB competition in the group show in Santa Claus' hometown Rovaniemi.
It was Rhonda's very first Best of breed achievement.
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CC, BOB
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, BB2
Some new photos at Rhonda's photogallery.

24.3.2013
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BM2, CC at Tervakoski INTL today. Congratulations !

18.8.2013
Yesterday at the all-breeds-show: BOB Irezumi Calor do Sol "Weppi". Congratulations !

8.8.2013
Tomorrow the first Irezumi podengos, Vertti and Monte has their 9th Birthday. The breeder wishes Happy Birthday !

5.8.2013
Yesterday we were in my previous home town Iisalmi at the INTL show. All entried small w-h podengos 5 pcs were Irezumis. The judge was Mrs. Elina Haapaniemi who has studied and judged podengos in Portugal, too.
Here are the wonderfull results:
Irezumi Vinho Branco "Wicca" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CACIB, BOB
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BM1, CC, BOS, BOB-junior
Bono achieved BOB + CQ also on Saturday at the group show in Isokyrö judged by Paavo Mattila
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BB2, CC, BOS-junior
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-2
Irezumi Vagabundo do Norte "Paulo" JUN VG-2
Breeder class: Kennel Irezumi 1st + honour prize
Photos available in our photo gallery.

23.7.2013
There are some new photos of Irezumi podengos at the photogallery.

22.7.2013
We were travelling in Helsinki area during some days and at the same trip we took part into the podengo special show which was quite different due to the strange judge working. Here are the results of Irezumi podengos:
Irezumi Vagabundo do Norte: JUN G
Irezumi Nobre do Norte: JUN G
Irezumi Nascer do Sol: CH VG
Irezumi Beleza do Norte: JUN EXC-2, CQ, res-CC
Irezumi Vinho Verde: CH EXC-4, CQ

15.7.2013
At the weekend there were two INTL shows in our home town Oulu and we took part into both of them with Saura and Rhonda. On Sunday's show there was also Bono. The results were excellents and our lovely Rhonda achieved her first CCs :-)
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BB2, CC
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CC, CACIB, BOB
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BM1, CC, BOS
Saura and Rhonda got same results at the both shows and Bono's result is from Sunday's show.

7.7.2013
Weppi (Irezumi Calor do Sol) made an excellent return to the show rings after a long break: 2 x BOB + EE CH at the shows in Estonia. Congratulations Weppi and Jenni !
Also Bono Irezumi Borla do Norte got an excellent result at the all-breed-show in Mikkeli: 2nd best male right after champion male + CC. Well done Bono and Saara again ! There are several new photos at Bono's photo album.

3.7.2013
Now it is true: Saura became as International Champion (C.I.B.) after achieved her last needed CACIB at the INTL show in Gällivare, Sweden.
Saura was BOB and got CC and CACIB. She achieved also the champion title of Sweden and Nordic countries. Rhonda took part to the show, too and was placed second best bitch right after Saura mom.
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BB2, res-CC
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CC, CACIB, BOB, C.I.B., SE & NORD CH

23.6.2013
Jarra has her 14th Birthday on the 21.6.2013. She is still in good condition. The hearing and eyesight has weakened a little but that is normal in this age. We hope to have some years more to spend with her.
Today has Bono took part into the Midsummer INTL show in Rovaniemi with an excellent result:
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BM1, CC, BOB

17.6.2013
A long (over 800 km/direction) but successful trip to INTL show in Tromså, Norway is now over. There were 4 small wire-haired podengos, our girls Rhonda and Saura and two bitches from Norway, one junior and one at the open class. The judge was Mr. Per Lundström from Sweden. He liked our girls very much and gave them both excellent with CQ. Another junior bitch got 'very good' and open class' bitch excellent without CQ. So at the best bitch and best of breed competition there were only Rhonda and Saura. The judge placed Saura first and Rhonda second. Saura got CC and CACIB and became as Champion of Norway.
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BB2, res-CC
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, CC, CACIB, BOB, NO CH.

At the mean time, in Saturday, Bono took part into the group show in Vaasa, Finland with an excellent result again:
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BM1, CC, BOB

10.6.2013
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" achieved yesterday his first BOB at the junior class and his second CC. Congratulations !

5.5.2013
Today at the group show in Kajaani there were 3 small w-h podengos and they all were Irezumi podengos.
Irezumi Borla do Norte "Bono" JUN EXC-1, CQ, BM1, CC, BOS
Irezumi Beleza do Norte "Rhonda" JUN EXC-1
Irezumi Vinho Verde "Saura" CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, BOB.

29.4.2013
On last Saturday we took part into the INTL show in Lahti. The amount of the entried small w-h podengos was 14 pcs.
Irezumi Vagabundo do Norte: JUN EXC-2, CQ, BM3
Irezumi Beleza do Norte: JUN EXC-1, BOB-junior
Irezumi Vinho Verde: CH EXC-1, CQ, CACIB, BB1, BOB.

14.4.2013
The wonderful Irezumi results from the yesterday's INTL show in Vaasa:
Irezumi Borla do Norte: Puppy class 1st (males), HP, BOB puppy
Irezumi Vagabundo do Norte: Puppy class 2nd (males), HP
Irezumi Beleza do Norte: Puppy class 1st (bitches), HP, BOS puppy
Irezumi Vinho Verde: CH EXC-1, CQ, CACIB, BB1, BOB.
Some photos available in our blog.

2.4.2013
The results of the Easter time shows:
31.3. Korpilahti group show:
Irezumi Borla do Norte: Puppy class 1st (males), HP, BOB puppy.
1.4. Lappeenranta all-breed-show:
Irezumi Beleza do Norte: Puppy class 1st (bitches), HP, BOB puppy,
Irezumi Nobre do Norte: Puppy class 1st (males), HP, BOS puppy,
Irezumi Vinho Verde: CH EXC-1, CQ, BB1, BOB.
There are new photos at Neco's and Bono's photo albums.

1.

Vuoden podengo, Paras pieni karkeakarvainen, Paras narttu, Paras pieni karkeakarvainen narttu, Vuoden paras suomalainen pieni karkeakarvainen

Irezumi Vinho Branco
, pieni karkeakarvainen narttu
om. Anna Kärkkäinen ja Kimmo Saarinen

57,5/ 5

Same in English: The Podengo of the year 2012, Best small wire-haired podengo, Best female podengo, Best small wire-haired female podengo, Best Finnish Born small wire-haired podengo:

    Irezumi Vinho Branco, small wire-haired female

    owners: Anna Kärkkäinen & Kimmo Saarinen