Lhasa Apso news

EL Minja's Lhasa Apso kennel

updated: 15-11-2010

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The Essence of QUALITY !

The secret of our success is that we never, never give up.

**** EL Minja's Lhasa Apsos Worldwide Dogshows News  2010
current contenders: Nashua,Solar, Safir, Mercedes, Katie, Sally, Aly, Chenpo, Kaden, Jupiter, Wicket, Walker


EL Minja's Snyin-Nye was for the first time shown at the American Lhasa Apso Nationals Specialties shows organized by the Willamette Valley Lhasa Apso Club in Vancouver.

At the Sweepstakes under Larry Bruton Candy placed 4th in her class of 6.
At the Breeder's sweepstakes under Rosemarie Crandahl Candy placed 2nd.
At the WVLAC Specialty Candy placed 4th under Mrs. Chris A Levy in the 9 to 12 mth bitch class
At the ALAC National under Neil W Graves she placed 3rd
At the ALAC Futurity under Mrs Arna Margolies she placed 1st in her 9 to 12 month class.

Candy Jr as she is called is owned by Fran and Sylvia, loved and handled by Fran.

EL Minja's Snyin-Nye with Fran and judge Mrs Arna Margolies 

New Champion!

At Herning Dogshow CH EL Minja´s Luna finished for her Danmark Champion Title and obtained her Nordic Champion title, is loved and shown by Tove Anita, congrats Tove!



Best in Show for Alli!

Alli is shown by Bev Adams, this great result at the Colorado Lhasa Apso Club specialty, Alli is always handled and loved by Bev, her pedigree name is Ch Singdu Oh What a Gal and bred from EL Minja´s bloodlines. Congrats to Bev and Warren.

New Champion!

Nashua did it again!! The Great Hannover Int. CACIB, under judge Mrs. Resi Rubbelke from Germany, CH EL Minja's Solar Kyi won Best Male CAC/VDH/CACIB, CH EL Minja´s Nashua won Best Female CAC/VDH/CACIB with Best of Breed and finished for German and VDH Champion,congrats for Sylvia and Tove.

CH EL Minja´s Nashua Best of Breed and judge Mrs.Resi Rubbelke

CH EL Minja´s Solar Kyi

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New Champion!

The Dutch CACIB Dogshow organized in Zwolle at the IJsselhalls, under judge Mr. Walter Jungblut from Germany, CH EL Minja's Solar Kyi won Best Male CAC/CACIB, CH EL Minja´s Nashua won Best Female CAC/CACIB with Best of Breed and finished for Netherlands Champion, in the Honorary ring Nashua obtained Group 3! congrats for Sylvia and Tove.

CH EL Minja´s Nashua Best of Breed and Gr 3 and Mr.W.Jungblut


Res.Best in Show

CH EL Minja´s Solar Kyi Best of Breed

CH EL Minja´s Solar Kyi wins Res.BEST IN SHOW

in Germany at the Gemeinschaft rassehunde Dogshow Recklinghausen.
CH EL Minja´s Solar Kyi wins CAC/VDH and Best of Breed under Mrs Steffi Kirschbichler
in the honorary ring Mrs Lilian De Ridder made Solar up for Res. Best in Show!


Best in Show

CH EL Minja´s Solar Kyi won BEST IN SHOW under Tibetan breed specialist Mr Nouc
in Germany at the Tibetan breeds Dogshow.
Picture; Mr W.Nouc, Mr K.May and Sylvia with Solar.

At this dogshow Solar won CAC/VDH and Klubsieger 2010 and Best of Breed, EL Minja´s Safir won CAC/VDH best female and Klubsiegerin 2010!

In California CH EL Minja´s Jupiter won BEST OF OPPOSITE SEX at Sir Francis Drake kennelclub dogshow for 2 point towards his Grand Championship Title last Saturday/Sunday, shown by Mrs Linda Crabil Byrne from California.

Today we received Kadens Champion picture;

Judge Jean Fournier at the Evergreen Colorado Kennel Club, September 11th, 2010.
Registered name: Ch. NuSeng's Catch Me If You Can out of Ch. El-Minja's Jupiter x Ch. NuSeng's Walkin Miss Daisy

3 New Champions 4 Titles!

In Norway, CH EL Minja´s Xivas won his Norwegian and Nordic Champion titles with Best of Breed and Group 4 winner.
In the USA at the Colorado Lhasa Apso Specialty Club, NuSeng's Mustang
"Sally" Singdu won 3 point major and her AKC Champion title, at the same dogshow Ch. NuSeng's Oh What a Gal Singdu "Aly" won Best of Breed (Sally Sister) and Ch. Sinkye Wicket of the Willow "Wicket" won best Veteran and Select winner (Sally and Alie's sire) all these 3 wonderful Lhasas are down from EL Minja´s breeding in the USA!!!

Multi CH EL Minja´s Xivas with Jette and judge Mrs Hanne Laine Jensen.

On Saturday at the Greeley Kennenclub show "Kaden" won his American Champion title with a 3 point major and Wicket won the Veterans again!!
Congratulations to Jette Yeoman in Denmark, Fran Strayer and Bev Adams Warren Andrews in the USA.

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New Champion!

In Germany,Geithain, CH EL Minja´s Xivas won his German and VDH Champion titles both days with Best of Breed, congratulations to Jette Yeoman in Denmark.

Multi CH EL Minja´s Xivas and Jette.

August 21-22

What a weekend!! EL Minja´s Lhasa Apsos shown in France, Denmark, USA and Estonia...at the same time,

Results with New Champions and Group wins!

Multi Champion EL Minja´s Luna won at Talin on Saturday and Sunday CAC/CACIB´s and finished her Estonian Champion title, Luna´s son "Metis" won the CACIB in males.

Multi CH EL Minja´s Xivas won at the Lhasa Apso Clubshow in Danmark res. best male under judge P Rodrigues in morning show and Best male Best Of Sex under judge Mr. Adeheimer from Sweden in afternoon show.

In the USA Kaden won at Greeley Kennel Club (Colorado) Winners Dog & Best Of Winners under judge Mr J R Shoemaker.

In France at the wonderful Chateau Gontier was at the Dogshow a special for all Tibetan breeds, Multi Champion EL Minja´s Solar Kyi won his CACS and best male, Multi Champion EL Minja´s Jawaharlal Nehru aka Katie won her CACS and finished her France Champion Title as well as Best of Breed and Best in Group! The Lhasa Apso Breed was judged by breed specialist Mr F. Teppaz-Misson and group by Mrs C. Mery both from France.
Congratulations for Tove Anita, Jette Yeoman, Fran Strayer, Lia and Sylvia, thanks to all the judges who appreciate our dogs so much.

Multi CH Katie, Best of Breed

Multi CH Katie, Best in Group

Multi CH Solar, Best Male

Multi CH Luna, New Estonia Champion

Multi CH Xivas, at Lhasa Apso Clubshow

July 2010:

Lhasa Apso Champion Walker Jr Best of Breed at Roaring Forks

Best in Show

In Valer, Norway Multi CH EL Minja´s Luna won Best of Breed, Best in Group and
Best in Show, the breed and group judge was Tibetan breed specialist Mrs Chantal Mery from France and the Best in Show judge was Mr August de Wilde from Belgium. Congratulations for Tove and Geir!

Multi CH EL Minja´s Luna, Best in Show

Multi CH EL Minja´s Luna, Best of Breed

In the USA at Roaring Forks Kennel Club Dogshow, on Saturday Bev Adams won Best Of Breed with Aly under Judge Mrs. Noreen C Cartwright and also got a Group 4 placement under Mrs Cartwright.
On Sunday his first time out as a Champion in the Special
Walker took Best Of Breed (over 3 specials) under Judge Mrs. Elaine E Mathis from Florida. Congratulations for Bev and Fran in Colorado.

New Champions !!

At the Buckhorn Kennel Club "Walker" finished his American Championship under Mrs Dennis (Mary Lou) Kniola, Sally Winner's Bitch & Best of Winners and Ali (with Bev) Best of Opposite Sex. Congratulations Fran and Bev!

Wonderful Worlddogshow at Herning and Lhasa Apso specialty at Sunds, perfectly organized and great atmosphere we had a great time and will remember for a long time.

At the Lhasa Apso specialty
Ch EL Minja´s Solar Kyi won the CAC and obtain his Danish Champion title and Nordic Champion, his son Metis and daughter Phoebi won both won 1st in the junior classes, CH EL Minja´s Xivas made the 2nd place in Champions and was 5th at the Worlddogshow, EL Minja´s Safir finished 3rd in her class and CH EL Minja´s Nashua did excellent at the Worlddogshow.




Multi CH EL Minja´s Xivas at Lhasa Apso specialty

We thank everybody for making our week in Denmark Great!

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In Belgium, Lommel Dogshow on Sunday the 13th june, EL Minja's Safir won CAC, best female and Best of Breed under judge Mr Roger Vanhoenacker. Congrats Sylvia & Lia

EL Minja's Safir wins Best of Breed, judge Mr R Vanhoenacker

At the Colorado Springs Kennel Club - June 12 under Judge Mrs. Donna J Buxton, Kaden was Winners Dog & Best Of Winners, his brother Walker was Res Winners Dog.
On Sunday at the Colorado Springs Kennel Club - June 13 under judge Mrs. Helen Lee James,
Walker was Winners Dog & Best Of Winners, his brother Kaden was Res. Winners Dog. Walker just need a few points to complete his AKC CHampion title and Kaden needs 5 singles for his AKC Champion title.

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At June 8th Katie´s puppies are born check it out, click here !

At Laramie Kennelclub Dogshow in the USA:

Sunday under Breeder Judge Carolyn Herbel - "Kaden" was Winner's dog & Best of Winners.
Monday under Pat Hastings, Kaden once again was Winner's dog & Best of Winners and  "Sally" was Winner's bitch. congratulations Fran!

NuSeng's Catch me if u can "Kaden" and NuSeng's Mustang Sally "Sally" are the second generation EL Minja´s Lhasas bred by Fran in the USA

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EL Minja's Walking Miss Daisy, about Dogshows, no way the beach!

May 2010:

New American Champion

In the United States of America at Bloomington, Illinois Saturday, May 29 Corn Belt Kennel Club, under Judge Mr. Kent H Delaney EL Minja´s Chenpo won his American champion title and on sunday his first major for the Grand Champion title. Chenpo is loved by Marci and Karl W. lots of congrats Marci! CH EL Minja´s Chenpo is exclusive shown by team Jody Paquette. Chenpo obtain his title at the age of 1 year+2wks.

CH EL Minja's Chenpo with Miss Jody Paquette


New International Champion

In Germany and Norway our Lhasas and their offspring were very successful last weekend, Lets begin with the New Champion, CH EL Minja´s Xivas won his International Champion title at Saarbrucken, Germany, with CAC CACIB, BOB and Saarlandsieger 2010 and won Best in Group 3 ! Breed Judge; Mrs Christine Rossier and Group Judge Mr Erwin Deutscher, Xivas´s children Merriott’s Cash and Carry was 2.nd. best male with res. CAC, res. CACIB, Merriott’s Cool Cat was BOS, CAC at the Nat. Show and gained her VDH Saar Sieger Saarbrücken 2010 title.

In Norway at the Lhasa Apso Specialty Show CH EL Minja´s Solar Kyi won Best in Show 3 and his son An Tan Wu`s Metis of Jupiter CAC Best Of Breed ( mother CH EL Minja´s Luna) won Best In Show 1 judged by Neally Eilish from Ireland.

Congratulations for Jette and Tove well done Ladies and thank you!

CH EL Minja's Xivas at Saarbrucken

CH EL Minja's Solar Kyi at Lhasa Apso specialty Norway

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32th Wieze Dogshow

Res. Best In Show

for our Lhasa Apso CH EL Minja´s Jawaharlal Nehru!


At Wieze Int. Dogshow in Belgium; Multi CH EL Minja's Jawaharlal Nehru aka Katie obtained her Belgium Champion title , Best of Breed, Best in Group and won Res Best bitch in Show as the Wieze dogshow have two Best in Show winners in Male and female.
Our Lhasa Apso male Ben (Nemmi Benevolent) won his first CAC in Belgium.
Judges Mrs Dianne DeGryze, Mrs Linda Reinelt-Gebauer and Mrs Olga Dolejsova.

Katie wins Best of Breed


Ben wins best male


R.BIS. Ch EL Minja´s Jawaharlal Nehru


Our sincerely thanks for the judges who appreciate our dogs

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Our successfully Young dogs in 2009

Nashua, Mercedes, Katie and Jo-Bo

Some amazing statistics year 2009;

In 2009 we have shown 4 Lhasa Apsos at the international dogshows,
2 of them born in 2007 and 2 born in 2008:
3 of these Lhasa Apsos are bred by us and one male Jo-Bo born is out of my Kalif and his mother bloodline from old German/English stock even with my CH EL Minja's Mahakala in his background!

We made the choice for showing our young dogs in 2009 at the exhibitions and we are very proud on there impressive list of wins. Some details;

J.CH.EL Minja's Nashua BW09 - born 29 june 2008 -
11 times in the ring, 10 times 1st and 1 time 2nd - 3 times Best of Breed Nashua have very impressive wins over Top quality dogs and adult Champions in the ring. 10 times CAC/CACIB (4 reserves) and group placements.

EL Minja's Mercedes - born 03 januari 2008 -
8 times in the ring, 6 times 1st, 1 time 2nd and once 3rd - 2 Best of Breeds Mercedes won championships and mostly the reserves behind her kennelmates Katie and Nashua. 6 times CAC/CACIB (3 reserves)

J.CH EL Minja's Jawaharlal Nehru EURSG09 BDSG09 - born 6 october 2007 -
22 times in the ring, 21 times 1st and 1 time 2nd - 8 times Best of Breed Katie have very impressive wins as well, although her slow growing hard density Lhasa coat was sometimes not at floorlength the judges saw her Topquality and Katie won over adult Champions in the ring as well, Katie won the Europasieger and Bundessieger title and Best in Show and res.Best in Group this year.
19 times CAC/CACIB (4 reserves)

E'Jo-Bo Lowe vom Himalaya - 7 may 2007 -
20 times in the ring, 16 times 1st and 4 times 2nd - Jo-Bo completed his International, Dutch, Belgium, German and VDH Champion titles, won Best of Breeds and Bundessieger 09 title as well.

Of coarse we do not forget the successes of all the other EL Minja's Lhasa Apso all over the world,
thank you very much for showing our EL Minja's dogs, very much appreciated!


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News archive 2010


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A dream for the dreamer and esteem for those who put in

 all efforts to realize their dreams!

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"EL Minja's Lhasa Apso dogs, Proven quality and the Power of Health!"

Our appreciation and thanks goes to all the judges who think so highly of our Lhasa Apsos.


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