October of 1977, Rudolf and Anders received their kennel-certificate and
started to breed Basset Hounds.
In June 1982 we bought…
Gloria ter Elst and Gemma ter Elst
….from a breeder in
hard work and good cooperation with breeders in
have been nominated "Breeder of the Year" a total of 14 times. We
have won a total of 8 World Titles and no less than 8 times have some of our dogs
passed the schweiss-trail! "Schweiss" is the German word – we use
here in Danmark – for game blood, and in
A "Vildtspor hund" is the Danish word for a dog that can track the scent of blood, but also the scent of the game. A "Vildtspor-trail" starts with the dog trailing the blood, and then it changes. For the rest of the track, the dog has to trail the deer only from the scent of the game. So here it is both the dogs ability to trail the scent of the blood, but also the scent of the game, that is tested. We have through the years bred 83 puppies.
In connection with DKK’s decision that only one person could have disposition, it was decided to have Mona become co-owner of the kennel, and as per 1st December 2003, Tea also became a co-owner.
the past many years, we (Tea and Mona) have taken 14 day vacations abroad. We
usually talk about where we would like to go, and then check out if by
"any chance" an exhibition is taking place in the country. If this is
not the case, we choose another country. We always bring along two dogs and
that has resulted in our show-success abroad.
Our own basset hounds was almost past history. However, Tea took a trip to