New Russian Champion

Back in 2016 ‘Afonya’ won his first Russian CAC at World Dog Show. Two years later he went back to Russian and earned the missing points to the championship.

We can now add RUSSIAN CHAMPION to his name AN AFFAIR IN BUENOS AIRES DE TRUFAS NEGRAS, in addition to JuniorCH, Champion and Grand Champion of Israel 

The first Trufas Negras Russian Champion 💫🐾
afonia Russian CH

Congratulations to owners, Stanislava Vigdergauz and Ivgi Vigdergauz from Israel

2016 in few lines…

We’ve just moved into a New Year and I think it is always good to honour what the previous year has left, both to celebrate and also to consider improvements for the future.

The main reason for this post is to recognise, thank and celebrate the work of all the people who’ve put efforts in my breeding.

So, to resume a great year I will start with the oldie, he deserves every mention, Rico.

CH Let It Be de Trufas Negras turned 9 years old in 2016 and crowned himself with two new titles and lovely winnings!
He was shown at Split Int Show where he won Best of Breed twice and earned his last CACIB to become INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION! Some weeks later he became also  CHAMPION of Finland and NORDIC CHAMPION!
Last December I had the joy to see him in the ring at Stockholm Int Show, were he entered in veteran class with a top quality competition, first day he won the class and second best male, and second day he was second best veteran. Nothing to complain about this, as all the dogs where pretty famous great quality veterans.

Let It Be de Trufas Negras, International, Swedish, Danish, Finish, Nordic Champion, Copenhagen Winner’12. Pictured at 8,5 yrs old. Owner: Yvonne Broberg, kennel New Era.

Quiero Mas de Trufas Negras is one of my favourite girls as she reminds me so much of her mother, Zissis. Certainly her owner has been working hard on this young girl and brought home a lot great winnings. Quiero has been showing around in Europe and winning Best of Breed in big shows with great quality competition in the ring.
Here are the main titles she obtained in 2016:
-Italian Champion
-Croatian Champion
-Austrian Champion
-Middle East European Winner’16
-Austrian Bundessieger ’16
-Herbstsieger ’16
-Crufts Qualification
What else?? Yes, it is just a resume of the year!!! Too many BOB & BOS too count and also great placements as a couple with Grey Tetis Poker 🙂

CH Quiero Mas de Trufas Negras / owner: Luisa Molinari Kunderfranco, kennel del Guidante, Italy. 

CH An Affair in Buenos Aires de Trufas Negras had represented us very well this year. Not only he became Grand Champion in Israel and had been placed BISS multiple times also BIG. He’s attended the World Dog Show in Russia being just 2 yrs old and had won CAC and was the 3rd best male after two russian born, cropped ear males. Not bad! 🙂

GCH An Affair in Buenos Aires de Trufas Negras / owner: Stanislava & Ivgi Vigdergauz, Israel.

CH Silver Dreams de Trufas Negras, yes, a black & silver… She became a mother this year and right after having pups she was ready to go catch her titles.
German VDH Champion
German PSK Champion
German Winner
Landessiegerin Thüringen.
Leipzig Winner
and just to mention BISS winner, CACIB winner, several BOB & BOS, also CAC  + CACIB in Finland.

CH Silver Dreams de Trufas Negras / owner: Anja Heimburger, Germany.

CH Gardel de Trufas Negras became Norwegian Champion and he’s also multi BOB winner and several group II placements.

gardel CH
CH Gardel de Trufas Negras / owner: Marthe Bersvendsen, Norway.

Tu Diras de Trufas Negras, Keesi, she became Champion of Latvia and also gave birth to a stunning litter, I had the luck to meet her son who is a little copy of her, I look forward to see this young boy growing up!

CH Tu Diras de Trufas Negras / owner: Heli Lillbacka, Finland.

CH Princess of Lemonshire de Trufas Negras and her owner are working hard. Lenny is being trained in obedience and she received her Novice title, well done Shirley and Lenny!!

miniature schnauzer obedience
CH ‘Lenny’ CD  with owner Shirley Sarvas in Canada.

One more mention from the show ring! Diego, CH Dire Straits de Trufas Negras, was just ‘just for fun’ this year at Split and he won Best in Group one of the nights!! Amazing!!

Diego with owner Yvonne Broberg.

Perhaps the most important new for me during 2016 has NOTHING to do with show results, but it’s about my personal dogs, with whom I’ve meet again after one and a half year. Due to personal circumstances of life, continent relocation and other stories, both Irbis and Zissis were living in Finland with great Arja Niemijarvi, whom I thank from my heart to have taken care so preciously of my two little kids.

Irbis & Zissis just arrived in Denmark

HEALTH: there’s been an update in the general status of MAC (microbacterium avium complex) Last June PennGen laboratory in USA has finally made available a DNA test, which for me and my breeding is of great matter. I have already written a long post about this some months ago, so I won’t go further now, but here is the link for who has interest
Another health related issue that I would mention, is the fact that for the first time in 15 years of breeding one of my breeding has been diagnosed with juvenile cataracts. It is very sad news, but not much to do about else than being aware, this is unpredictable and I didn’t have any previous record of these lines producing problems, so I hope it won’t happen again. The dog name is Evita, SiSiSi de Trufas Negras, owned by Kristina Olsson in Sweden.

Wishing you all a Happy 2017!

Trufas Negras kennel.







Quiero Croatian Champion!!

Last weekend at Zagrabria IDS CH Quiero Mas de Trufas Negras became CROATIAN CHAMPION! She also won CACIB and Best of Opposite Sex both days!

BIG BIG Congratulations to her owner Luisa Molinari Kunderfranco and thank you for your effort and dedication!!


Rico Finnish & Nordic Champion.

Last September 25th at Finnish kennelclub’s international dogshow in Åland Finland. Rico  won Best of Opposite Sex, with CAC & CACIB and, now, we can say that  SE UCH, DK UCH, C.I.B, Copenhagen Winner ’12 Let It Be De Trufas Negras is also FINNISH CHAMPION & NORDIC CHAMPION !!!  He will soon be 9 years old and he is still proving his high quality. HUGE Congratulations Yvonne, and THANK YOU 🙂

SE, DK, FI, Nordic CH. CIB, KHV’12 Let it Be de Trufas Negras


Siva BISS + New Champion VDH & PSK

On September 17 was help at specialty show by KSA in Helmstedt, Germany – the judge was Nico Kersten, and our little “Siva” SILVER DREAMS DE TRUFAS NEGRAS got Ex 1 in Champion class, Best Of Breed and BEST IN SHOW – with these new points she became GERMAN CHAMPION VDH & PSK !!!


Huge congratulations to Siva and her owner Anja Heimburger!! I’m very proud of them as Siva is my first homebred BS Champion! 🙂


Split part 2: Rico, New International Champion!

Not long ago I wrote a post about Rico, who is soon to be called a veteran. I have just received his latest photo and he looked as great as he did as a younger, fit, elegant, all well put together… However, we can say, a photo is just a photo, and we know the magic they can do. Well, only few days after I got that photo, I received some FANTASTIC and certainly unedited news. I didn’t know that his owner, Yvonne, had entered him to Split, and when I heard that he won Best of Breed on the 3rd and 4th nights of show (2nd night BOB was Diego who also won the group) I was all over the moon!!
But not only that, I have to say that Danish & Swedish Champion LET IT BE DE TRUFAS NEGRAS aka RICO is now INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION!! Such results for this, almost 9 years old dog, make me think about several things, and without going to be boring on personal reflections, one is to remind myself that is never too late to go on, or finish what we started. Second is to confirm that great things remain great all time. And, next, is that I still believe of the importance of the team work, trust and confidence. Rico, is, without doubts, a Great dog, but he wouldn’t be looking so amazing without the effort and care his owner puts in. So, THANK YOU, Yvonne, once again, for taking care of the boys the way you do.


C.I.B, SE, DK, CH. Let it Be de Trufas Negras, in photo 8 years and 10 months old. 

Rico is owned by Yvonne Broberg, kennel New Era, Sweden.


Afonya BISS-1 & BISS-2 & Grand Champion of Israel!

Our friends Stanislava and Ivgi (kennel Vigdergauz) keep coming with good news from shows with our little friend JrCH IsrCH An Affair in Buenos Aires de Trufas Negras.

On 17.06.16 a Double Schnauzer Special Cdlub show was held in Israel and our young fellow did awesomely great!

With Judge Dr. Zafra Sirik (Israel)
CH An Affair in Buenos Aires de Trufas Negras
GCAC, BOB, BIS-1!! Became Grand Ch of Israel

At the second show with Judge Dan Ericsson (Sweden)
CH An Affair in Buenos Aires de Trufas Negras – GCAC, BOB, BIS-2!
Critics: Lovely dog of a beautiful type, very well presented. Excellent coat and movement.
good head, typical front, body and top line. Good mover. Really good coat texture. Just a little yellow but overall beautiful dog.

Keep this going, we are very proud of you!! 🙂

Afonya and baby

Back home after all the winnings, the biggest wins of all, best friend love 🙂 



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Finland, part 2.

I’m making some efforts to track old news from the last few months. Today I have the second part of Finland ready, the report of the day refers to news from kennel Xtravaschnauza.

During the past winter months the youngest girl that Heli owns from me, Keesi, became Champion of Latvia!
CH Tu Dirás de Trufas Negras, KEESI, was born the 4th of July 2014, one of my last whelped litters, Zissis ex Charlie (my last two litters were born on that same day).

According to judge Erwin Deutscher: Very nice expression. Correct head, ears and tail. Harsh coat. Very nice pepper&salt. Correct front and size. Strong chest. Excellent angulations, movements and temperament.

The previous is an old photo when she was 12 months old… We are waiting to have photos when she is not on a sofa 😉

By date 9.5.16,her health status is: Eyes clear (05/2015), Knees 0/0, Myotonia congenita: N/N (non-carrier).
See her pedigree in Finnish database:

As Mentioned before Keesi is the youngest of the girls that Heli owns from me; and I would like to share some photos of the progeny of another of her girls CH Liberté de Trufas Negras (sister of WW’15).

One of Heli’s youngest boys currently showing:  JCH Xtravaschnauza Nextraordinary and one of my favorite boys 🙂 I was lucky to see him as 8 weeks old puppy and I could follow his progress on photos, I’m looking forward to see him again someday.

In photos at 14 months old

See his pedigree on the Finnish database:
And here is another boy after Liberté who became Finnish Champion in his first show after his 2nd birthday; LV & LT CH, LV & LT JCH, LV JV-15, RIGAW-15 Xtravaschnauza Latitude in photo winning CAC, BOS and  Finnish Champion byJudge T. Ahlman-Stockmari. 


See his pedigree on Finnish database: 

Congratulations to Heli and good luck with the young generations!


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