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Updated 5-5-16

 

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"Sophie" - Ch. Silvershadow's Simply Irresistible Elessar has finished her championship title. She won a 5 point major BOW & Best of Breed over Specials on 8.12.15 at just 7 1/2 months of age. She was bred by Bill & Sue Flynn, Dr. Francis Broadway and Katherine Bloodworth, and is co-owned with Bill & Sue.

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"Qadira" - Can. Ch. Red Hawk's Qadira Wafiqa finished her Canadian championship title on February 6, 2016. She is co-owned with Deborah Dillman in Canada, and was imported from Sweden as a puppy in 2013.

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"True" - Can. Ch. Dadaelis Rabdan Dream Come True finished his Canadian championship title in 2015. He is owned by Rebecca Eull in Alaska and has won many Best in Show Brace awards with his sister "Rhee". He is also a group winner & placer, and has points toward his US title.

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"Mussa" - Multi BISS Am./Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Kokkinos Pethi was awarded Best in Specialty at the Saluki Club of Greater San Francisco show in October, 2015. He is a ranked in the Top 20 for Salukis for the calendar year of 2015.
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"Rush" - Ch. Denali's Yukon Gold finished his US championship title winning three 4 point majors over three days the first weekend of August at the Northern Cascades Saluki Fanciers Specialty, and at the Western Washington Hound Association hound group shows. He became our 73rd Saluki champion!

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"Mussa" - Multi BISS Am Grand Ch/Can Ch Dadaelis Bzantium Kokkinos Pethi was chosen Best in Specialty Show at the Northern Cascades Saluki Fanciers specialty on August 22, 2014, and the next day won an Award of Merit at the second Specialty. Congratulations to my co-owners Kathy Jones, Susan Manthou and Claire Lane!

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"Lucas" - BIF Dual Am. Ch./Can. Ch. Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look, SC (now MC!) was awarded Best of Opposite Sex at the Saluki Club of Canada's National Specialty on August 9, 2014! He recently completed his Master Courser title in Lure Coursing too, at the prestigious AKC National LCC. Congratulations to owner Kathy Jones!

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"Rush" - Denali's Yukon Gold was awarded Winners Dog at the Saluki Club of Canada's National Specialty on August 9, 2014. Congratulations to my co-owner Susie Manthou, and a huge "thank you" to our friend Kathy Searles for so expertly handling our boy "Rush" to this special win.

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Our Apollo x Nadirah litter was born August 4th, 2014 and we had eight puppies (2-6). We had two feathered and six smooth puppies. All of these puppies were reserved in advance, or we are retaining here at Dadaelis.

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Dadaelis Salukis - Marilyn LaBrache Brown - is again the recipient of the American Saluki Association's William Eltiste Memorial Award (Breeder's Shield) as the top producer of champion Salukis in the US during the year 2013. This award was given out at the ASA Awards Dinner in Lompoc, CA on July 26, 2014. Thank you for this honor!
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"Rush" - Denali's Yukon Gold was Best in Sweepstakes and Reserve Winners Dog at the Willamette Valley Saluki Club Specialty in June, 2014.
Congratulations to co-owner Susie Manthou, and a huge "thank you" to our friend Kathy Searles for so expertly handling our boy "Rush" to these nice wins.

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Sulayma - Dadaelis T'Far Sulayma was ranked the #1 AKC Rally Obedience Saluki in the US in 2013, with almost twice the points of the next dog, and she was also the #7 AKC Agility Saluki. Congratulations to her owners Jane & Nina!
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"Juuso" - Can. Ch. Dadaelis T'Cai Juuso Wushk Samr won another major at the NCSF trophy-support show at the Sammamish KC on August 25, 2013, and now has 11 points/2 majors in the US. He recently finished his Canadian champion title as well. Congratulations to Juuso and his owner Debby Dillman! "Juuso" is a working therapy dog, going to school on week days, working with Autistic children.
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"Mussa" - Multi BISS Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Kokkinos Pethi was selected Best in Show at the Northern Cascades Saluki Fanciers Specialty show on August 24, 2013! Congratulations to his co-owners Kathy Jones, Susan Manthou and Claire Lane!
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"Lucas" - Dual Am. Ch./Can. Ch. Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look, SC and "Mussa" - Multi BISS Am. Ch./Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Kokkinos Pethi both won Awards of Merit at the Northern Cascades Saluki Fanciers Specialty show on August 23, 2013. Congratulations!
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"Shahira" - Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Shahira was chosen Best of Opposite at the Northern Cascades Saluki Fanciers Specialty show on August 23, 2013, and the next day won an Award of Merit. Congratulations!
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"Lucas" Dual Am. Ch/Can. Ch. Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look, SC finished his Canadian championship title in August, 2013. Congratulations to Lucas' owner Kathy Jones!
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"Shahira" - Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Shahira won WB/BOS at the Timberland KC show on July 13, 2013 to finish her championship title with 3 majors. She is our 72nd Saluki Champion, and is from our 2010 Kumar x Zoe litter. She is owned by Susan Manthou & Kathy Searles, and is shown by Kathy. Congratulations!

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"Arrow" - Ch. Dadaelis T'ku Bzantium Zeibekiko won WD at the Mt. Baker KC show on May 18, 2013 to finish his championship title with 3 majors. He is our 71st Saluki Champion, and is from our 2009 Zaku x Tirzah litter. He is owned with Susan & Chris Manthou, and was shown by Kathy Searles. He also recently won another major in Canada. Congratulations!

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"Kaya" - Ch. Dadaelis T'ku Kaya at Ruwach finished her American Championship title on April 21, 2013 in Florida. She is Sultan's smooth sister and is from our 2009 Zaku x Tirzah litter. She is co-owned with Sharon Gause in Florida, and is our 70th Saluki Champion.
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"Hugo" - Ch. Monab Hugo Boss of Ruwach finished his championship title the weekend of March 23-24, 2013 winning two more majors. He is our 69th Saluki Champion, and is Kumar's brother, from our 2006 Bjorn x Athena litter, co-bred with Sharon Gause, Sue Ann Pietros and Cyndy Cowie-Noah. Hugo was Winners Dog at the 2011 SCOA National Specialty in Lexington, KY, and is owned by Sue Ann Pietros, Sharon Gause and Beverly Griffith. Congratulations ladies!
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"Jamil" - Multi BISS Am DC/Can Ch. Dadaelis Kushiel's Scion of T'Cai, SC went to his first ASFA Lure Coursing trial on 3/3/13 and came home with a BEST IN FIELD award!
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"Aquila" - Ch. Dadaelis Az'lo Aquila finished her championship title in January, 2013 at the Glen Rose, TX show. Congratulations to owner Diane Bolak! She is from our 2010 Apollo x Azali litter. She is our 68th Saluki Champion.
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"Kaya" - Dadaelis T'ku Kaya at Ruwach won her second major in October and now just needs one point to finish. She is Sultan's smooth sister and is from our 2009 Zaku x Tirzah litter. She is co-owned with Sharon Gause in Florida.
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"Shergar" - Ch. Ruwach JAY Bally al Monab finished his championship in October. He is Kumar's feathered brother and is from our 2006 Bjorn x Athena litter. He's our 67th Saluki Champion.
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NCSF Trophy-Supported show at the Sammamish KC all-breed show, Sunday 8/26/12 - Dadaelis T'ku Sarih Sultan was awarded Winners Dog for his 3rd major and now has 10 points (all majors).
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Northern Cascades Saluki Fanciers Specialty, Saturday 8/25/12 Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Kushiel's Chosen of T'Cai, SC was Select Bitch to finish her American Grand Championship title! Congratulations to Phedre's co-owners Erika, Brittany & Michelle Parton!
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Northern Cascades Saluki Fanciers Specialty, Friday 8/24/12 - "Jamil" - Multi BISS Am. DC/Can. Ch. Dadaelis Kushiels Scion of T'Cai, SC was awarded Best in Show from the Coursing Dog Class! Congratulations to Jamil's co-owner Erika Parton!
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SCOA Western Regional Specialty, Thursday 8/23/12 - Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Samir was Best of Opposite in the Puppy Sweepstakes, and received an Award of Merit. And his sire and older brother also received Awards of Merit - BISS Am.Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar, JC and BISS Am.Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Kokkinos Pethi. Congratulations to owners Virginia Perry, Susan Manthou and Kathy Jones!
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Multi BISS Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Kokkinos Pethi (Mussa) finished his American Championship title on August 5, 2012. He is a multiple Specialty winner from the classes, and a Canadian champion as well. Congratulations to co-owners Kathy Jones, Susan Manthou and Claire Lane! Mussa is from our 2009 Kumar x Zoe litter and is our 66th Saluki Champion.
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Dadaelis Bzantium Sun God (Apollo) finished his American Championship title on July 1, 2012. He is a breed winner from the classes and has placed in the Hound Group on the way to his title. Congratulations to owner Jen Tews! Apollo is also from the our 2010 Kumar x Zoe litter and is our 65th Saluki Champion.
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Dadaelis T'Cai Juuso Wushk Samr was Winners Dog at the Clackamas KC show on June 24, 2012, and at both of the Bell Vervon shows June 30 and July 1st and now has 8 points in the US with a major. Congratulations to owner Debby Dillman (Canada)!
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Dadaelis Bzantium Shahira was Winners Bitch/AOM for a 5 point major at the Willamette Valley Saluki Club Specialty show on June 22, 2012 in Oregon. This was Shahira's 2nd major. She now has 10 points/2 majors. Congratulations to her owners Susie Manthou & Kathy Searles! Shahira is also from our 2010 Kumar x Zoe litter.
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Dadaelis Bzantium Samir was Winners Dog for a 5 point major at the Willamette Valley Saluki Club Specialty show on June 21st, to finish his championship title with 4 majors at just 19 months of age. Congratulations Virginia & Samir! He is our 64th Saluki champion.
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Dadaelis Bzantium Samir was Winners Dog/BW for 2 more points at the Cascade Hound Club show on June 17th. He now has 12 points and three majors. Congratulations to his owner Virginia Perry! Samir is from our 2010 Kumar x Zoe litter.
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Dadaelis T'Cai Juuso Wushk Samr won a major recently in the US and was Winners Dog for 2 more points at the Cascade Hound Club show on June 16th. Congratulations to his owner Debby Dillman (Canada)! Juuso is from our 2007 Cairo x Tirzah litter.

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Flirt's daughter won Best in Show at the Saluki Club of America National Specialty on June 9th. She was awarded WB on Friday and then went on to win the Breed on Saturday June 9th. Congratulations to Az Bahja Saba, and her breeder Carlene Kuhl, and her owner Dr. Casey Gonda, DVM! Saba is from the 2009 litter bred by Carlene Kuhl (Az Bahja) when we leased Flirt to Carlene. The pedigree is mainly Pine Paddocks.
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Nile's daughter won Best in Show at the Finnish Saluki Specialty on June 9th. Congratulations to Sunfire Fahimah al-Nil and her breeder Minna Saari! Nile is -- Fin Ch Dadaelis Nile of Tazillah and he is from our 2004 Cairo x Flirt litter.
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Dadaelis Bzantium Sun God (Apollo) won another Best of Breed and a Group 4th from the classes in April. Apollo has 3 majors and just needs one more point to become a champion. Congratulations to owner Jennifer Tews! Apollo is from our 2010 Kumar x Zoe litter.
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Our newest Dual Champion (conformation and coursing) is DC Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look, SC (Lucas). Congratulations to owner Kathy Jones!! Lucas is from our 2007 Apollo x Zoe litter.

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"Aquila" Dadaelis Az'lo Aquila now has 11 points and two majors toward her championship. Congratulations to owner Diane Bolak! She is from our 2010 Apollo x Azali litter.
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"Kaya" Dadaelis T'ku Kaya of Ruwach, was WB twice on the Florida January circuit and now has 8 points toward her championship.
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"Kaya" Dadaelis T'ku Kaya of Ruwach, was WB or better in November, and won a major towards her championship. She's being shown in Florida by co-owner Sharon Gause. She is from our 2009 Zaku x Tirzah litter.
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"Lennox" Ch Dadaelis T'ku Tavi Reth was awarded Best of Breed on 11/12/11 at the Cypress Creek KC show inTexas, the weekend of the Galveston Bay Saluki Specialty. Congratulations to owners Diane Bolak & Dina Planche! He is from our 2009 Zaku x Tirzah litter.
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"Samir" Dadaelis Bzantium Samir was Winners Dog for a 3 pt major at the Del Valle KC show in Pleasanton, CA on October 23, 2011 from the puppy class. He now has 7 points and two majors. Congratulations to his co-owner Virginia Perry!

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"Samir" Dadaelis Bzantium Samir was Winners Dog for a 4 pt major at the ASA PSW Medallion Trophy Supported Entry at the Skyline Dog Fanciers show on October 21, 2011. This is the weekend of Del Valle and the Saluki Club of San Francisco Specialty in California. Samir is from the 2010 Kumar x Zoe litter, and won this award from the 9-12 month puppy class.
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"Lexx" Ch. Dadaelis Monab T'Cai Reflections was Winners Dog/Best of Winners for a 3rd major to finish at the Richland KC show on October 2, 2011. He is co-owned with Dr. Tomme Trikosko, and from our 2007 Cairo x Tirzah litter. He is the fifth from his litter to finish and is our 63rd Saluki Champion!

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"Arrow" Dadaelis T'ku Bzantium Zeibekiko won WD/BW/BOS at the Gig Harbor KC show on September 24, 2011 and now has 10 points with 2 majors. He is from our 2009 Zaku x Tirzah litter, and is co-owned with Susan Manthou.
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"Mussa" BISS Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Kokkinos Pethi, won WD/BW/BOB for another major at the All-Hound Club of Bellingham hound group show on September 10, 2011 and now has 13 points with 3 majors. He is co-owned with Kathy Jones & Susan Manthou.
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"Kumar" BISS Am Grand Ch/Can Ch Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar, JC, was chosen Best in Show at the Northern Cascades Saluki Fanciers Specialty the end of August!
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"Lennox" Ch Dadaelis T'ku Tavi Reth, won WD/BW for another major to finish his championship on August 21, 2011 at the big shows in Greeley, Colorado. Len is from our 2009 Zaku x Tirzah litter. He is our 62nd Saluki Champion! Congratulations to owners Diane Bolak and Dina Planche!
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"Jamil" MBIF BISS Dual Am Ch/Can Ch Dadaelis Kushiels Scion of T'Cai, SC has completed his AKC Field Championship, with another spectacular Best in Field run, and is now a Dual Champion! He is co-owned by Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko. Thank you ladies for getting Jamil trained and out to the lure coursing events. Congratulations! (Cairo x Tirzah 2007)
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"Kumar" BISS Am Grand Ch/Can Ch Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar, JC was Best of Breed at the Northern Cascades Saluki Fanciers Specialty show on August 27, 2011.
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"Kumar" BISS Am Grand Ch/Can Ch Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar, JC was Best of Breed at the Saluki Club of America Medallion/Trophy Support show in Auburn, WA (WWHA) on August 7, 2011. Kumar is co-owned with Susie Manthou. Our thanks to Kathy Searles for her expert handling of Kumar! She has shown him since his very first show at 6.5 months old when he was judged Best Puppy in Show, at this same show - the Western Washington Hound Association Group Show.

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"Lexx" Dadaelis Monab T'Cai Reflections was Winners Dog for 3 points at the Saluki Club of America Medallion/Trophy Support show in Auburn, WA on August 7, 2011, and also WD the day before at the Western Washington Hound Assn. Group show. He now has 13 points with both majors. Lexx is co-owned with Dr. Tomme Trikosko. Our thanks to Kevin Chestnut for handling Lexx so beautifully for us this summer. (Cairo x Tirzah 2007)
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"Shahira" Dadaelis Bzantium Shahira was Winners Bitch for 3 points, Best Puppy in Show, and Best in the Puppy Sweepstakes at the Saluki Club of Canada's Pacific Saluki Specialty on July 16, 2011. Shahira is co-owned with co-breeder Susie Manthou. (Kumar x Zoe 2010) Our thanks to Kathy Searles for her expert handling of Shahira! She also has a 3 point major in the US from the puppy class.
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"Arrow" Dadaelis Bzantium T'ku Zeibekiko was Winners Dog for 4 points at the Willamette Valley Saluki Specialty in Oregon on June 23, 2011. Arrow is co-owned with Susie Manthou (Zaku x Tirzah 2009). And Kumar won the Stud Dog Class!

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Arrow being awarded Winners Dog/Kumar being awarded Best Stud Dog, represented by Mussa, and baby son Samir, from the 2010 repeat breeding.
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"Hugo" Monab Hugo Boss of Ruwach was Winners Dog and Award of Merit at the 2011 Saluki Club of America National Specialty in Lexington, KY. He is from our 2006 Bjorn x Athena litter, and is a brother to our Kumar, who won the very competitive Stud Dog class. Another brother "Merlin" Ch. Ruwach's Levi Strauss, JC also received an Award of Merit. Thank you to this year's National judge, Mr. Stephen Wailes from Australia for your recognition of these three black & silver Smooth brothers!

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Kumar winning the Stud Dog Class at the 2011 SCOA National Specialty, represented by Mussa and Kalini
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"Lennox" Dadaelis T'ku Tavi Reth, won a major on May 22, 2011 and now has 13 points. His housemate "Aquila"  Dadaelis Az'lo Aquila also won a major that day. Congratulations to owner Diane Bolak! Len is from our 2009 Zaku x Tirzah litter and Aquila is from our 2010 Apollo x Azali litter.
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"Kalini" Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Zo'mar Kalini, finished her championship with her 3rd major on May 21, 2011. Congratulations to owner Mary Frances Miller! From our 2009 Kumar x Zoe litter, Kalini is our 61st Saluki champion!
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"Mussa" BISS Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Kokkinos Pethi, was Best of Breed the first time out as a special at the Aristocrat Hound Association group show in BC Canada on 4-8-11. Congratulations to co-owner Kathy Jones for handling Mussa to this prestigious win!
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"Suka" Can. Ch. Dadaelis Az'ai Nyren Suka Yakone, won WD at the Aristocrat Hound Association group show in BC Canada on 4-8-11 to finish his championship. He is from the 2009 Kenai x Azali litter. Congratulations to owner Debby Dillman! He is our 60th Saluki champion!
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"Duke" Am. Ch. Dadaelis Zo'lo Faiz, won WD or better both days in Atlanta in February, finishing his title by winning Best of Opposite over the Specials for his 3rd major. He is from our 2007 Apollo x Zoe litter. Congratulations to co-owner Lynn Brasington, who showed Duke to all of his wins! He is our 59th Saluki champion!

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"Sulay" Dadaelis T'Far Sulayma won Best of Breed at the Alaska KC show in January for two points. She is from our 2006 Abdul x Tirzah litter. Congratulations to owner Jane Buchholz!
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"Len" Dadaelis T'ku Tavi Reth won several days on the January Florida circuit, including Best of Breed and Best of Opposite over the Specials, and now has 10 points. He is from our 2009 Zaku x Tirzah litter. Congratulations to owners Diane Bolak and Dina Planche!

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"Phedre'" Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Kushiels Chosen of T'Cai won Best of Breed over Specials at the Vancouver KC show 10/31/10 for her 5th major toward her Grand Championship title. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton & Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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"Phedre'" Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Kushiels Chosen of T'Cai was chosen Select Bitch at the Saluki Club of Greater San Francisco Specialty on 10/23/10. Thanks to co-owner Erika Parton for getting Phedre' down to California for the show!
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"Mussa" BISS Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Kokkinos Pethi was WD/BW for another 5 point major at the Saluki Club of Greater San Francisco Specialty on 10/23/10. Thanks to co-owner Kathy Jones for getting Mussa down to California for the show!
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"Kaya" Dadaelis T'ku Kaya at Ruwach is now pointed, shown in Florida by her co-owner Sharon Gause. (Zaku x Tirzah 2009)
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"GiGi" Ch. Dadaelis T'ku al Zahabiah, finished her championship on 10/3/10 with another breed win. This was at the Rockford-Freeport IL KC show. All of her points were won from the puppy classes. Congratulations to owner Bobbi Mason! (Zaku x Tirzah 2009) She is our 58th Saluki Champion!
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"Kalini" Dadaelis Bzantium Zo'mar Kalini, was Best of Winners for a 4 point major at the Hot Springs Nat'l Park KC show on 10/2/10. She now has 8 points, with a major. Congratulations to owner Mary Frances Miller! (Kumar x Zoe).
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"GiGi" Dadaelis T'ku al Zahabiah won a 4 point major on 9/11/10 and now has 13 points, with both majors, from the puppy class..
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"Sultan" Dadaelis T'ku Sarih Sultan was Winners Dog at the Saluki Club of America Trophy/Medallion Supported entry show at the All-Hound Club of Bellingham show on 9/11/10 for a 4 point major. This was Sultan's 2nd major from the puppy class.
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"Kumar" Grand Champion BISS Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar, JC was Best of Breed and Hound Group 2 at the All-Hound Club of Bellingham show. This win gave Kumar his AKC Grand Champion title with ALL Majors!
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"Phedre'" Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Kushiels Chosen of T'Cai was an Award of Merit winner at the Puget Sound Saluki Club Specialty, held 9/10/10 in Marysville, WA. She is well on the way to her Grand Championship title with several majors.
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"Mussa" BISS Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Kokkinos Pethi finished his Canadian championship in one weekend. He was WD at the Alberta Sporting Hound Assn. show on 7/30, then WD/BW and Best of Breed at the Saluki Club of Canada National Specialty the next day, and repeated that the following day at the Foothills Gazehound Club Specialty. Thank you to Kathy Jones for taking Mussa up to Calgary for these shows, and the great job you have done in training and conditioning him. Mussa is co-owned by Dadaelis with Kathy Jones and Susan Manthou. Mussa is our 57th Saluki champion!

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"Sultan" Dadaelis T'ku Sarih Sultan went to his first AKC show on 7/18/10 and was awarded Winners Dog for a major at the Nisqually KC show. He was just barely 9 months old. Thank you Dr. Tomme Trikosko for showing Sultan for me!
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"Kalini" Dadaelis Bzantium Zo'mar Kalini was WB both days at the Greater Shelby KC shows for her first points, 7/17-18/10. Congratulations to owner Mary Frances Miller!
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"Jamil" won Winners Dog/Best of Winners and Best of Breed (over several Specials) at the Saluki Club of Canada Pacific Specialty on 7/17/10 for 5 points toward his Canadian championship. Then in the afternoon of the same day the Saluki classes for the Western Gazehound Specialty were held (same show venue), and Jamil was again selected WD/BW and Best of Breed to finish his championship. His sister was also Winners Bitch at this show so she finished her championship up in Canada on the same day. They are now BISS BIF Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Kushiels Scion of T'Cai, SC (Jamil) and Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Kushiels Chosen of T'Cai (Phedre'). Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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"Kumar" BISS Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar, JC received an Award of Merit and was chosen as the Select Dog at the Willamette Valley Saluki Club Specialty in Oregon on 6/25/10. He was also the Select Dog at the two all-breed shows with WVSC supported entries that followed. Kumar has 21 points and 5 majors toward his Grand Champion title (the newest AKC show title).
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"Mussa" Dadaelis Bzantium Kokkinos Pethi (Kumar x Zoe) was Winners Dog at the Saluki Club of America National Specialty in Lexington, KY from the 9-12 month puppy class, and Best Puppy. Thanks to co-owner Kathy Jones for doing such a nice job conditioning him and showing him in KY. Mussa is co-owned by Kathy, Susan Manthou and Dadaelis.
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"Kaya" Dadaelis T'ku Kaya at Ruwach won the Puppy Sweepstakes at the SCOA National Specialty, shown by 15 year old Destany Navarro. Kaya is co-owned by Dadaelis with Sharon Gause.
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"Kumar" BISS Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar was Best of Opposite Sex, in an entry of 435 Salukis, at the SCOA National Specialty in Lexington, KY on June 12, 2010. He was shown by Sally Reigle. Thanks Sally!!
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Ch. Dadaelis T'Cai Rabiah (Cairo x Tirzah) and Ch. Ruwach Teddy Bear (Eli x Athena) each won an Award of Merit at the 2010 SCOA National Specailty.
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The "Joy" daughter Ch. Caristeda Hocus Pocus also won an Award of Merit at the 2010 SCOA National and was selected Best Veteran in Show.
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Dadaelis Bzantium Zo'mar Cozette (Kumar x Zoe) was WB for a point on 5/7 at the Badger KC show in Wisconsin, and then went on to Puppy Group 3rd.
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The Apollo x Azali litter was born May 3rd. We have two chocolate & tan boys, one chocolate & tan girl; two black & tan boys and three black & tan girls. All of the puppies are feathered. See our "Future" page for photos and details.
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Lucas (Ch. Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look, JC) went BEST IN FIELD at an AKC lure trial on 5/1. This was just his fourth weekend running. Congratulations to owner Kathy Jones!
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Jamil (Ch. Dadaelis Kushiel's Scion of T'Cai) qualified to run in AKC trials on 4/23 and he ran in his first AKC lure trial that day, and then on 4/24 went BEST IN FIELD for a 5 point major! Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton & Tomme Trikosko!
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Lucas (Ch. Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look, JC) was awarded Best of Breed and Group 4th at the Aristocrat Hound Show in BC Canada on April 2, 2010. Lucas now has five points toward his Canadian championship. Congratulations to owner Kathy Jones!
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Dadaelis T'ku Nabil Daoud is now in Alberta Canada with David Fincham.
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Dadaelis T'ku Kohlby is now in BC Canada with Ehsan Khorasani.
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Dadaelis T'ku al Zahabieh (GiGi) is now in Illinois with Bobbi Mason. Her name means the Golden One. She is already pointed in the show ring with a breed win over a Special.
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Dadaelis T'ku Tavi Reth (Blaze aka Lennox) is now in Texas with Diane Bolak.
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Dadaelis T'ku Tildah Adhira arrived in Helsinki, Finland on 2/17 and is now in her new home with Essi Paloma & Ari Raappana.
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Dadaelis T'ku Khair of Arshan left here with a friend on 1/27 and arrived in Prague in the Czech Republic, via Frankfurt, on 1/28, and is now in his new home with Steve & Linda Remakova.
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Dadaelis T'ku Kaya at Ruwach is now in Florida with Sharon Gause (co-owned by Dadaelis).
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Dadaelis Bzantium T'ku Arrow is now in Lacey, Washington with Susie Manthou (co-owned by Dadaelis).
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Some of the Zaku x Tirzah puppies (2009) are being exported. Watch for the cream feathered male "Khair" in Slovakia with Steve & Linda Remakova, the black & tan feathered female "Tildah" in Finland with Essi Paloma & Ari Raappana, "Nabil" the black & tan smooth male in Canada with David Fincham, and "Kohlby" the cream smooth in Canada with Ehsan Khorasani.
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Lovey (Dual Champion Ruwach Sarea Love Me Tender) is now an AKC bench champion, an AKC Lure Coursing champion and an ASFA Field champion. Lovey has won BEST IN FIELD at her last two field trials! She is one of the smooths from our Eli x Athena litter (Dreamer's sister), and is owned by Bev Griffith. Congratulations to Lovey & Bev!
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Duke (Dadaelis Zo'lo Faiz) was WD for a 5 point major at the C-FLASH Saluki Specialty in Florida on 11/15/09. Lynn showed Duke himself and did a terrific job. Wow! Congratulations to Lynn, Megan & Duke!
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Athena (Ch. Shiva's Athena Shikadin) won Best in Veteran Sweeps at the Saluki Club of America's Eastern Regional Specialty in Florida on 11/14/09, and also at the C-FLASH Specialty the next day. Athena is the dam of Tirzah, Kumar and Dreamer and she's now 11 years old. She is co-owned with Sharon Gause, Sue Ann Pietros and Cyndy Cowie and lives in Florida with Sharon. Congratulations to Athena & Sharon!
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Duke (Dadaelis Zo'lo Faiz) was WD for a 4 point major at the Griffin/Kennesaw show in Georgia on 10/24/09.He is from our 2007 Apollo x Zoe litter. Co-owner Lynn Brasington showed Duke himself and this was just the second weekend the team had been in the ring together. Congratulations to Lynn, Megan & Duke!
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Apollo (Ch. Dadaelis Monab Apollo) was BW for 2 points and finished his championship on 10/24/09 at the Vancouver KC (WA) show. Congratulations to co-breeder & co-owner Sue Ann Pietros. Thanks to Dr. Tomme Trikosko for showing Apollo for us for these final points! He is our 56th Saluki champion, and our 7th Saluki Champion finished in 2009.
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The Zaku x Tirzah litter was born on 10/16/09. Ten beautiful puppies in a rainbow of colors (6/4). See our "Future" page for details and photos.
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Lucas (Ch. Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look) ran at his first field events and received his JC title. This was at the Cascade Coursing Club trials on 9/26-27. Lucas is from the 2007 Apollo x Zoe litter. Congratulations to owner Kathy Jones!
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Bjorn (DC Khalils Katra) finished his championship and is now a Dual Champion (show and lure coursing). Bjorn is Kumar's sire. Congratulations to owner Dori Smith and breeder Elizabeth Kallen-Forssberg (Sweden)!
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The three "Black" sons - Ch. Denali's Kenai Fjords, Ch. Denali's North Star el Monab and Ch. Denali's Midnight Sun - all won their Senior Coursing titles the weekend of September 12-13, 2009. They are out of the "Joy" daughter Amrika Aurora Borealis. Congratulations to breeder/owner Jane Worthington!
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Dash (Dadaelis T'Cai Aswan) ran at his first field event and was Best of Breed. This was at the CKC's Foothills Gazehound Club Booster trial on 9/19. Dash is from the 2007 Cairo x Tirzah litter. Congratulations to owner Bev Creed!
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Juuso and Suka each won 2 points toward their Canadian championships the weekend of 9/4-6/09. Juuso is Dadaelis T'Cai Juuso Wushk Samr (Cairo x Tirzah) and Suka is Dadaelis Az'ai Nyren Suka Yakone (Kenai x Azali). Congratulations to owner Debby Dillman!
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Kumar (Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar, JC) was awarded Best of Breed at the All Hound Club of Bellingham Group Show on 9/6/09. Congratulations to Kumar's co-owner Susie Manthou!
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Bella (Dadaelis Az'ai Bella Aziza of Hyak) was awarded 2nd in the All-Hound Puppy Sweepstakes at the All Hound Club of Bellingham Group Show on 9/6/09. Congratulations to co-owners Glenda Cable & Roberta Oliviero!
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Tweed (Ch. Dadaelis T'Cai Lazeez Alwan) finished his championship with a 4 point major, BW/BOB, on August 28, 2009.  He is our 55th Saluki champion. Four of the pups from this litter have already finished their championship and a fifth one is major pointed, and they won't be 2 years old until November (Cairo x Tirzah litter). Congratulations to co-owner Bobbi Mason!
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Kumar (Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar, JC) won Best in Show at the Puget Sound Saluki Club Specialty on 8/21/09. Congratulations to Kumar's co-owner Susie Manthou!
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Jamil (Ch. Dadaelis Kushiel's Scion of T'Cai) was awarded the 1st Award of Merit at the Puget Sound Saluki Club Specialty on 8/21/09. Congratulations to Jamil's co-owners Erika Parton & Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Tweed (Dadaelis T'Cai Lazeez Alwan) won WD for three more points 8/9 & 10  in Wisconsin, and now has 11 points, one major. Congratulations to co-owner Bobbi Mason!
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Bella (Dadaelis Az'ai Bella Aziza of Hyak) attended her first show 7/25 and was WB/BW/BOS for her first point. She is from our Kenai x Azali litter. Congratulations to co-owners Glenda Cable and Roberta Oliviero!
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Kumar (Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar, JC) was awarded the 1st Award of Merit at the SCOA Western Regional Specialty in Lompoc, CA on 7/23. Phedre' also made the final cut! Congratulations to co-owners Susie Manthou (Kumar) and Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko (Phedre')! There were 135 Salukis entered.
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Lucas (Ch. Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look) was Winners Dog for a 5 point major, and also received the 2nd Award of Merit at the Saluki Club of America Western Regional Specialty in Lompac, CA on 7/23 to finish his championship with 3 majors. Congratulations to owner/handler Kathy Jones! Lucas is our 54th Saluki Champion!
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Kumar (Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar, JC) was Best of Breed at the Sighthound Club of BC Specialty on 7/19/09. Congratulations to co-owner Susie Manthou!
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Phedre' (Ch. Dadaelis Kushiel's Chosen of T'Cai) was WB/BW for 3 points at the Sighthound Club of BC Specialty on 7/19/09. She now has nine points toward her Canadian championship. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Angel (Dadaelis Zo'lo Heaven Sent) was RWB at the Sighthound Club of BC Specialty on 7/19/09. Congratulations to co-owner Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Jamil (Ch. Dadaelis Kushiel's Scion of T'Cai) was RWD at the Sighthound Club of BC Specialty on 7/19/09. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Lexx (Dadaelis Monab T'Cai Reflections) was WD/BW for 4 points at the Western Gazehound Specialty in BC Canada on 7/18/09. Many thanks to Dr. Tomme Trikosko for showing Lexx for us at this show!
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Phedre' (Ch. Dadaelis Kushiel's Chosen of T'Cai) was WB for 3 points at the Western Gazehound Specialty in BC Canada on 7/18/09. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Lucas (Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look) was RWD at the SCOC Pacific Saluki Specialty in BC Canada on 7/18/09. Congratulations to owner Kathy Jones!
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Phedre' (Ch. Dadaelis Kushiel's Chosen of T'Cai) was RWB at the SCOC Pacific Saluki Specialty in BC Canada on 7/18/09. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Nile (Fin. Est. Ch. Dadaelis Nile of Tazillah) was Best Male and BOS at the Parnu International show in Estonia, with CACIB and CC. He is now an Estonian and Finnish champion, and only needs one more CACIB to be an International champion as well. Congratulations to owners in Finland - Satu & Satu!
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Tweed (Dadaelis T'Cai Lazeez Alwan) was WD/BW/Best of Breed at the Blackhawk KC show July 4th and now has 8 points, one major. Congratulations to Tweed & Bobbi Mason! Co-owned by Dadaelis, Tweed is from our 2007 Cairo x Tirzah litter and lives in Illinois with Bobbi.
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Angel (Dadaelis Zo'lo Heaven Sent) was WB/BW at the Bell-Vernon KC show 6/28/09 for 2 more points. Angel is co-owned with Dr. Tomme Trikosko. Congratulations Tomme!
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Mario (Ch. Ruwach's Maserati By & Bye-Bye, SC) finished his championship on 6/26/09. He is from our co-bred 2006 Bjorn x Athena litter and is Kumar's brother. Mario is our 53rd Saluki champion. Congratulations Mario and owner Karen Arends.
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Lucas (Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look) was WD at the WVSC Supported Entry show at Clackamas KC on 6/21 for a 3 point major. He now just needs two points to finish. He is from our 2007 Apollo x ZoŽ litter. Congratulations to owner Kathy Jones!
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Kumar (Am. Can. Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar, JC) was Best of Opposite at the WVSC Supported Entry show at Clackamas KC on 6/21. Congratulations to co-owner Susan Manthou!
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Jamil (Ch. Dadaelis Kushiel's Scion of T'Cai) was WD at the WVSC Supported Entry show at Clackamas KC on 6/20 for a 4 point major to finish his championship! He is our 52nd Saluki Champion. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton & Dr. Tomme Trikosko! Jamil is co-owned by Dadaelis. He is the 3rd in his litter to finish.
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Lexx (Dadaelis Monab T'Cai Reflections) was WD/BW at the Willamette Valley Saluki Specialty (Oregon) on 6/19 for a 4 point major. He now has five points. Thanks to Dr. Tomme Trikosko for showing Lexx for us. His brother Jamil was RWD and cousin Lucas was 3rd in Open.
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Apollo (Dadaelis Monab Apollo) was WD/BW at the Tacoma KC show on 6/7/09 for 2 points and now just needs one point to finish. Thanks to Erika Parton for handling him that day.
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Phedre' (Ch. Dadaelis Kushiel's Chosen of T'Cai, JC) was WB/BW/BOS at the Coeur D'alene, ID show on 5/24 for a 5 point major to finish her championship. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko! Co-owned by Dadaelis, Phedre' is our 51st Saluki Champion.
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Rae (Ch. Dadaelis T'Cai Rabiah) was WB for two points at the Kalamazoo, MI "Memorial Day Weekend Cluster" on 5/22, and also WB for a 3 point major at the Huron Valley Saluki Club Supported Entry the next day to finish her championship. Congratulations to co-owner Bobbi Mason! Co-owned by Dadaelis, Rae is our 50th Saluki Champion.
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Jamil (Dadaelis Kushiel's Scion of T'Cai, JC) was WD at the Mt. Baker KC show on 5/16/09 for a 3 point major. He now has 15 points, one major. He is co-owned by Dadaelis, with Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko. Congratulations to Erika & Tomme!
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Jaeda (Dadaelis T'Far Jaeda) was RWB at the SCOC Western Regional Specialty in Saskatoon, Canada on 5/2/09. Congratulations to owner Hope Johnson!
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Kenai (Ch. Denali's Kenai Fjords) was awarded a Group 4th in Florida on 4/19/09. Congratulations to owners Jane Worthington and Christina!
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Jamil and Phedre' both got their JC titles on 4/18/09 and ran beautifully! Phedre' was Best of Breed in the AKC trial. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Angel (Dadaelis Zo'lo Heaven Sent) was WB/BW/BOS at the Aristocratic Hound Specialty in Canada on 4/12/09 for 3 points. Congratulations to co-owner Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Jamil (Dadaelis Kushiel's Scion of T'Cai) was WD at the Aristocratic Hound Specialty in Canada and at the Renaissance Dog Assn. show on 4/12/09 for 4 points. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Phedre' (Dadaelis Kushiel's Chosen of T'Cai) was WB/BW/BOS at the Renaissance Dog Assn. show (up in Canada) on 4/12/09 for 3 points. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Lucas (Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look) was WD/BW at Timberland on 4/5/09 for one more point. He now has 10 points, one major. Congratulations to owner Kathy Jones!
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Phedre' (Dadaelis Kushiel's Chosen of T'Cai) was WB/BOS at the Timberland KC show on 4/5/09 and WB/BW/BOS on 4/4/09 for two more points. She now has 14 points, one major. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Jamil (Dadaelis Kushiel's Scion of T'Cai) was WD/BW at the Chintimini KC show (Oregon) on 3/28/09 for two more points. He how has 12 points. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Sulay working in Agility and on Graduation Day. She is now in the Advanced classes. Congratulations to owners Jane and Nina! Sulay lives in Alaska and is one of the Smooth girls from our 2006 T'Far litter (Abdul x Tirzah).
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Merlin - Ch. Ruwach Levi Straus (Kumar's brother) attended CRUFTS on March 5, 2009. Merlin was shown by his junior handler Andrew. Congratulations to Andrew for being invited to compete at CRUFTS, the World's largest Dog Show! He earned this honor by winning BOS at the SCOA National Specialty in Lexington, Kentucky. Merlin placed 5th in the Open Dog class of 19 and was the only Smooth male in the competition. Good show boys!
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Rae (Dadaelis T'Cai Rabiah) won two more points the weekend of 2/28-3/1 and now has 10 points, one major. Congratulations to Rae and Tweed's co-owner Bobbi Mason!
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Tweed (Dadaelis T'Cai Lazeez Alwan) won one more point on 2/28 at the Wisconsin KC show and now has 7 points, one major.
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Jamil (Dadaelis Kushiel's Scion of T'Cai) was WD/BW/BOS both days at the Linn County KC shows (Oregon) on 2/14-2/15/09 for four more points. He how has 10 points. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Jamil (Dadaelis Kushiel's Scion of T'Cai) was WD/BW/BOS all 4 days at the Portland, OR. shows on 1/16-1/19/09 for a total of 6 points toward his championship.He is Lexx and Bliss's black & silver feathered brother. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton and Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Sean (Ch. Denali's North Star el Monab) finished his championship on January 10, 2009. He is another brother of Kenai. Congratulations to breeder Jane Worthington on her almost all-champion litter, with now 5 littermates champions. One more male is half finished and the remaining female was spayed. Sean is co-owned with Jane and Sue Ann Pietros in Florida. This litter was sired by "Black" - Ch. Monab Dadaelis Remus, out of the "Joy" daughter Amrika Aurora Borealis.
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Sunny (Ch. Denali's Midnight Sun) finished his championship on January 4, 2009. He is a brother to Kenai. Sunny is owned by his breeder Jane Worthington in Florida.
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Tweed (Dadaelis T'Cai Lazeez Alwan) was WD for another point at the Skokie Valley KC Show (IL) 12/14/08 and now has 6 points with a major. He is from our 2007 Cairo x Tirzah litter. Congratulations to co-owner Bobbi Mason!
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Jaeda (Dadaelis T'Far Jaeda) was WB/BW for 2 points at the Calgary KC show on 11/30/08. She now has 5 points toward her Canadian championship. She is from our 2006 Abdul x Tirzah litter. Congratulations to owner Hope Johnson!
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Lucas (Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look) was WD/BW/BOS at the Whidbey Island KC show on 11/16. Lucas now has 9 points with a major. He is from our 2007 Apollo x ZoŽ litter. Congratulations to owner Kathy Jones!
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Down in Florida on 11/9/08 - Merlin, Ch. Ruwach Levi Straus (Kumar's brother) was Best of Breed, shown by 13 year old Andrew Wood, Jr. Merlin is owned by Andrew, David Henson and Sharon Gause. At the same show Denali's Arctic Fox was WB to become a champion. Foxy was sired by Ch. Monab Dadaelis Remus, out of a "Joy" daughter and was bred by Jane Worthington. Congratulations!
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Apollo (Dadaelis Monab Apollo) was WD/BOS both days at the Willamette Valley KC show (Salem, OR) on 11/8-9/08 for 4 more points and now has 12 points, both majors.
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Phedre' (Dadaelis Kushiel's Chosen of T'Cai) was WB/BW both days at the Willamette Valley KC show (Salem, OR) on 11/8-9/08 for 4 more points and now has 12 points, one major.
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Phedre' (Dadaelis Kushiel's Chosen of T'Cai) was WB at the Vancouver KC show for another point and now has 8 points, one major.
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Apollo (Dadaelis Monab Apollo) was WD/BW/BOS both days at the Vancouver KC show in Washington, 10/25-26/08. He now has 8 points, both majors.
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Rae (Dadaelis T'Cai Rabiah) was WB for a 3 point major and also BW at the Freeport show (Illinois). She now has eight points, including a major. Congratulations to co-owner Bobbi Mason!
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Lucas (Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look) was WD at the Richland show 9/27/08. Lucas now has eight points, including a major. Congratulations to owner Kathy Jones!
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Apollo (Dadaelis Monab Apollo) was WD for a 3 point major at the Gig Harbor show 9/21/08. Apollo now has both of his majors. He is from our 2004 Deco x Sweetpea litter.
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Lucas (Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look) was WD at the Gig Harbor show 9/20/08. Lucas now has six points, including a major win. Congratulations to owner Kathy Jones!
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Rae (Dadaelis T'Cai Rabiah) was Best in Sweepstakes at the Huron Valley Saluki Club Specialty in Michigan. Congratulations to co-owner Bobbi Mason!
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Rae (Dadaelis T'Cai Rabiah) was WB for two more points at the Greater Racine KC show on 8/11/08.
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Jaeda (Dadaelis T'Far Jaeda) was WB/BW for 2 points and WB for 1 more point on August 2nd & 3rd in Calgary, Canada. These were the Alberta K.C. shows. She is a black & silver smooth from Tirzah's 2006 litter. Congratulations to owner Hope Johnson!
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Lucas (Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look) was WD/BW for a 3 point major at the Western Washington Hound Assn. show on 8/3/08. He was also named Best Puppy. He is from the Apollo x ZoŽ litter and now has five points toward his championship, from the puppy classes. Congratulations to owner Kathy Jones!
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Rae (Dadaelis T'Cai Rabiah) was WB/BW for a point toward her championship title at the Waukesha show. Congratulations to co-owner Bobbi Mason!
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Sulay (Dadaelis T'Far Sulayma) has graduated from basic Agility classes and is on her way to an Agility Title. Wow-so proud of her! Congratulations to Sulay and owners Jane & Nina!
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Kumar was Winners Dog at the Sighthound Club of B.C. Specialty on July 20th. RWD and Best Puppy was the Cairo x Tirzah puppy Dadaelis Monab T'Cai Reflections (Lexx). Even though Kumar finished his Canadian championship earlier in the day at the SCOC National there was no way to "move up" as a Special because the show had actually started in the early morning with other Sighthound breeds. The judge for this show was Tim Doxtater from Canada. Kumar finished his Canadian Championship with 4 Specialty wins, - he was also WD at the 2007 SCOC Regional in B.C under judge Diana Allan. WOW! Thank you to all of his Canadian fans!
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Kumar was Winners Dog at the SALUKI CLUB OF CANADA NATIONAL SPECIALTY on July 20th. Reserve Winners Dog was the Cairo x Tirzah puppy Dadaelis Monab T'Cai Reflections (Lexx), from the 6-9 month puppy class. He was also awarded Best Puppy. Reserve Winners Bitch was the Cairo x Tirzah puppy Dadaelis T'Cai Rapture (Bliss), from the 6-9 month puppy class. Thank you to judge Juan Carlos Vasconsellos (Anjal Sahara, Paraguay), wow-what a total honor!
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Kumar was Winners Dog and Best of Winners at the Western Gazehound Specialty in B.C. Canada on July 19th. The judge was Nubby Erickson from the US. We co-own Kumar with Susan Manthou.
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Nile was named Best in Show-Working and Best Dog-3 on June 29th, at the Saluki Show, also held in Mustiala. There were 64 dogs and 79 bitches at this show. The judge was Paula Bockman-Chato from Australia. Congratulations to owners Satu & Satu!
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Almas (Stenara Almas-Ahrkad) was Best Bitch-1 and Best in Show at the Saluki Specialty at Mustiala, Finland on June 27, 2008. The judge for bitches was Rosemary Lewis (UK). Almas is Tirzah's niece, being out of one of Tirzah's sisters, Kadeesh. She was bred and is owned by Zorana Bielovic from Brazil. There were 120 bitches entered, plus the 117 dogs mentioned below.Congratulations to Zorana!
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Nile (Fin. Ch. Dadaelis Nile of Tazillah) was named Best of Breed-Working and Best Dog-2 (out of 117) at the Saluki Specialty held at Mustiala in Finland. This was during the week of the Saluki World Congress. The judge for dogs was Christina Roseen Lundstrom (Sweden).Kennel Tazillah also won Best in Show-Breeder. Congratulations to owners Satu & Satu!
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Phedre' (Dadaelis Kushiel's Chosen of T'Cai) was WB/BW at the Bell-Vernon KC show for a 3 point major on 6/29/08. She is from the Cairo x Tirzah litter and she now has 7 points and a major towards her championship title, all from the 6-9 month puppy class. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton & Tomme Trikosko!
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Apollo (Dadaelis Monab Apollo) was WD at the Bell-Vernon KC show for a 3 point major on 6/29/08. Apollo is from the 2004 litter of Deco x Sweetpea, and is the sire of ZoŽ's 2007 litter. Thanks to Erika & Tomme for handling my dogs for me.
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Steven (Dadaelis T'Far Obsidian) was WD/BW at the Bell-Vernon KC show for a 3 point major on 6/28/08. Angel (Dadaelis Zo'lo Heaven Sent) was WB for 1 point. Steven is from the 2006 litter of Abdul x Tirzah, and Angel is from the 2007 litter of Apollo x ZoŽ. Thanks to Erika & Tomme for handling my dogs for me.
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Kumar (Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar) won the first Award of Merit at the Willamette Valley Saluki Club Specialty on June 20th. The judge was Brian Duggan. Congratulation to co-owner Susie Manthou!
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Jamil (Dadaelis Kushiel's Scion of T'Cai) was Best of Opposite in the Sweepstakes at the Willamette Valley Saluki Club Specialty on June 20th. He is from the Cairo x Tirzah litter, born November 4, 2007. The judge was Gina Hayden. He also won his regular class at the Specialty. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton & Dr. Tomme Trikosko!
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Nile (Finnish Ch. Dadaelis Nile of Tazillah) won his 3rd CACIB at the Forssa International dog show last weekend under judge Petru Muntean from Romania. He also was named Best of Breed and then went on to Group 3rd in the Sighthound Group. Congratulations to owners Satu & Satu!
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Lucas (Dadaelis Zo'lo Cool Hand Look) was Best of Winners for 2 points at the Cascade Hound Group Show in Oregon on June 14th. He is from the Apollo x ZoŽ litter, born October 15, 2007. Congratulations to owner Kathy Jones!
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Kumar (Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar) finished his championship on June 8, 2008 at the Tacoma KC show. Congratulations to co-owner Susie Manthou. Many thanks to friend Kathy Searles who handled Kumar for all of his wins, with the exception of his Best Puppy in Show award where he was handled by Pamela Sirianni. Kumar is by the Swedish import Khalils Katra and out of the beloved Athena (Ch. Shiva's Athena Shikadin), and was co-bred with my friends in Florida - Sharon Gause, Sue Ann Pietros and Cyndy Cowie Noah. He is our 49th Saluki champion.

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Phedre' (Dadaelis Kushiel's Chosen of T'Cai) won another point on June 8th and now has a total of 4 points from the 6-9 mo. puppy class. She is from the Cairo x Tirzah litter. Congratulations to co-owners Erika Parton & Tomme Trikosko!
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Best of Opposite at the 2008 SCOA National Specialty in Lexington on 6/7/08 was young 2.5 year old Merlin, Ch. Ruwach Levi Strauss shown by 13 year old Andrew Wood, Jr. Merlin is owned by Andrew, David Henson and Sharon Gause. He's our Kumar's brother. Congratulations Andrew!
Quote from Andrew:
"I love my dog, "Merlin", because he is playful, funny, runs around the backyard acting silly, and most of all - He is beautiful."

--Isn't this what it's all about? Dogs we love and friends to share them with.--

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Andrew and Merlin at about 4 mos old.          Merlin winning his 1st points - 4 point major!
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Lexx (Dadaelis Monab T'Cai Reflections) won his first point on 6/7/08 at the Puyallup KC show, and his fawn feathered sister Phedre (Dadaelis Kushiel's Chosen of T'Cai) was Best of Winners for another point also. Thanks to Phedre's co-owners Erika and Tomme, for getting Lexx ready and to the shows for us. Nice job ladies!
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Winners Bitch and Best of Winners at the 2008 SCOA National Specialty was Memphis, Windstorm Shalom After All, bred and co-owned by Jack & Mary Jane Helder and Randy & Starr White.
Her sire is Eli, Ch. Ruwach's Smooth As Cilk so she's a half sister to our Dreamer. Her dam is Ch. Windstorm Shalom Annie's Song. Congratulations to the Helders and Whites! Earlier quote from Mary Jane:  "Memphis ran in her first trial and was BOB of course.  She is my joy making my life full of her mischief and exuberance.  I am a very lucky lady.  Thank you for allowing "Eli" to come into our lives with a wonderful breeding.  Flame continues to burn her way across the landscape in several venues and our boy plays with the autistic and helps kids learn to read.  3 remarkable puppies."
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Reserve Winners Bitch at the 2008 SCOA National Specialty was Jane Worthington's Foxy, Denali's Arctic Fox, sired by Black, Ch. Monab Dadaelis Remus, out of Amrika Aurora Borealis (a Joy daughter). Congratulations to Jane and junior handler and co-owner Christina!
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The Cairo x Tirzah puppy Tweed, Dadaelis T'Cai Lazeez Alwan, was 2nd in his Sweepstakes class at the 2008 SCOA National Specialty in Lexington, Kentucky on June 4th and his sister, Dadaelis T'Cai Rabiah, won her class of 20 and then went on to win Best of Opposite Sex in Sweepstakes! This was Rabiah's first time in the show ring. Congratulations to new co-owner Bobbi Mason! (Unfortunately, Bobbi had to leave the showgrounds Thursday morning and go back to Illinois because of the storms and tornadoes that were predicted back home).

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At the Kalamazoo, MI show on 5/25/08 baby Tweed, Dadaelis T'Cai Lazeez Alwan, meaning "delightful colors" in Arabic, was Best in Sweepstakes and then on to Winners Dog for a 4 point major! This was a supported entry show. Tweed was not yet 7 months old. Congratulations to new co-owner Bobbi Mason (IL).
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Nile, (Fin. Ch. Dadaelis Nile of Tazillah) won his 2nd International CACIB at the Hamina International dog show in Finland on 5/25 under judge Zeljko Gajic from Slovenia. Congratulations to owners Satu & Satu!
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Jaeda, Dadaelis T'Far Jaeda was awarded Best of Breed & Best in Field at her first lure coursing weekend in Canada, 5/19/08 (Abdul x Tirzah 2006 litter). Way to go Jaeda (a black & silver Smooth girl, Steven's sister). Congratulations to owner Hope Johnson!

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At the Olympia KC show on 5/4/08 Kumar was WD and now just needs one point to finish. The Cairo x Tirzah daughter Phedre', Dadaelis Kushiel's Chosen of T'Cai was WB/BW for her first point at just exactly 6 months of age to the day. Congratulations to new co-owners Erika Parton & Tomme Trikosko.
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Fin. Ch. Dadaelis Nile of Tazillah was awarded his first International Certificate (CACIB) at the Lahti Int'l Dog Show in Finland, winning Best Male and Best of Opposite Sex in an entry of 76 Salukis under Australian judge Erin Brown. Congratulations to owners Satu & Satu!
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ZoŽs big red boy, now called Lucas, went to a fun match on 3/2, charmed everyone and eventually won Puppy Group 2! He is owned by Kathy Jones.
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Both Drachma and Kumar were awarded their JC titles on 2/17/08 in Washington. Thanks to Susie Manthou for getting the dogs out for lure coursing.
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Azali (Ch. Dadaelis Azali Farouk), finished her championship on 2/9/08 at the Linn County KC show in Oregon. She is a Cairo x Flirt daughter, and is co-owned with my friend Roberta Oliviero in Washington. She is our 48th Saluki champion.
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Kumar's sister Coco, Windstorm Ruwach Coco Chanel, was WB/BW for her second Specialty major. She is owned by Starr White.
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Congratulations to Jane Worthington on her two new champions: Ch. Denali's Glacier Bay, owned by Miranda Chu-Allen, and Ch. Denali's Kenai Fjords, owned by Jane and Christina Roberts (Ch. Monab Dadaelis Remus x Amrika Aurora Borealis, a Joy daughter). Several more from this very nice litter are pointed.
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Merlin, Ch. Ruwach Levi Strauss, finished his championship on 1/6/08 shown by his 12 year old junior handler Andrew. He is Kumar's brother. Congratulations Andrew on your new smooth champion!! He is our 47th champion!
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Azali was WB both days at the Willamette Valley KC shows (Oregon) 11/10-11 and now has 10 points, with both majors.
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Kumar was awarded WD/BW and then BOS over 3 male specials (including the PSSC Specialty winner from the day before) at the ASA Medallion supported entry at the Sammamish KC show on 8/26/07. This was a 4 point major for him and he now has 13 points with both majors.
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Azali was awarded WB at the ASA Medallion supported entry at the Sammamish KC show on 8/26/07 for a 3 point major. Wow-only her 3rd weekend of showing and she has both of her majors.
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Azali (Dadaelis Azali Farouk) was awarded WB and Best of Winners at the Puget Sound Saluki Club Specialty on 8/24/07 for a 5 point major.
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Kumar was WD both days at the Nisqually KC shows, 8/11-12/07.
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Nile was awarded 2nd in the Championship Class at the Helsinki Sighthound Club Specialty in an entry of 90 Salukis under English judge Ken Allan.Thank you to the Allans for appreciating the quality of our Salukis around the world.
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Kumar won Winners Dog at the Saluki Club of Canada Western Regional Specialty on 7/21/07 under English judge Diana Allan. ZoŽ was RWB.
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Jane's Foxy won a 4 point major at West Palm Beach KC (Florida) on 7/15/07.
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Jane Worthington's puppies - Kenai and Foxy (Black x Aurora) won WD and WB for  2 points each on July 8th in Florida. Aurora is a Joy daughter from Cheryl Myatt's 2000 litter.
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Kumar's smooth brother Monab Hugo Boss won WD and/or BW all four days he was shown during the first two weekends of July, 2007.
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ZoŽ - Ch. Dadaelis ZoŽ finished her championship on June 30, 2007. She is our 46th Saluki champion!
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Cairo - Ch. Dadaelis Cairo finished his championship on June 30, 2007.
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Kumar was Best of Opposite in Sweepstakes at the Willamette Valley Saluki Club Specialty June 22nd in Oregon.
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Kadin, Ch. Ruwach Jailhouse Rock finished his championship on June 17th, shown by his 15 year old owner Tajia Taylor. Congratulations Tajia! "Kadin" is the 6th pup in his litter to finish.
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Nile's second litter was born in Finland on May 22, 2007, out of Int. Ch. El Hamrah Tiflah. There are 4 males and 4 females, 3 black & silvers and 5 fawns.
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ZoŽ was WB both days at Mt. Baker KC, May 19-20, 2007.
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Cairo was WD both days at Mt. Baker KC, May 19-20, 2007.
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Black's son (and Joy's grandson), Denali's Kenai Fjords, won a 4 point major from the 9-12 month puppy class in Vero Beach, Florida on April 29, 2007. Kenai is owned by his breeder Jane Worthington and is out of Amrika Aurora Borealis, Joy's daughter out of Ch. Andi Raj Talai.
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Nile's first litter was born in Sweden on April 26, 2007, out of NORDYW-02 Red Hawk's Emina Farideh. There are 5 bitches, four fawns and one black & tan.
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"Dreamer" - Ch. Ruwach Follow That Dream finished his championship shown entirely in the Bred-By-Exhibitor class by his co-breeder and co-owner Sharon Gause of Ruwach Salukis. This was the second day of shows at Zolfo Springs, FL. We co-own Dreamer with Sharon Gause and Sue Ann Pietros. You can visit Sharon's website here: Ruwach Salukis
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"Kadin" - Ruwach Jailhouse Rock won his 2nd major on 4/21/07 at the shows in Zolfo Springs, FL, shown by his 15 year old junior handler owner, Tajia Taylor. Congratulations Tajia!
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"Nile" - Fin. Ch. Dadaelis Nile of Tazillah won his 3rd CC and completed his Finnish Championship on Sunday, April 8th. Congratulations to his owners Satu Hyvarinen and Satu Kuukka! He also has two litters due this spring, one in Sweden and one in Finland. Nile is Azali and Abdul's brother. He is our 40th Saluki Champion.
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Kumar won 2 more points on 4/8/07 at the Timberland, WA show, going WD/BW/BOS over a male special. He now has 7 points with one major.
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"Merlin" - Ruwach Levi Straus (Kumar's brother) won 2 more points on 4/1/07 shown by his 12 year old owner, Andrew, in Florida.
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"Shergar" - Ruwach J.A.Y. Bally al Monab (Kumar's brother) won 2 more points and Best of Breed over specials on 3/31/07 shown by his 15 year old owner, Mara, in Florida.
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"Kadin" - Ruwach Jailhouse Rock (Eli x Athena) won a major on 1/28/07 shown by his 15 year old owner Tajia Taylor, in Florida. Tajia was also judged Best Junior Handler in Show. Congratulations Tajia!
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Tirzah's smooth brother, Ruwach Zion Omen, won his 2nd major in Florida 1/21/07.
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Kumar was WD/BW and Best of Opposite over champions for a major at Tualatin KC show in Portland, OR 1/21/07 (he was not entered on the 20th).
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Kumar was Winners Dog for 2 points at the Dog Fanciers Assn. of Oregon show 1/19/07.
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Ruwach J.A.Y. Bally al Monab won championship points during the winter Florida circuit, shown by his junior handler owner, Mara. He is Kumar's brother.
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Ruwach Zazou al Monab is now in England and won his class at the Manchester show 1/19/07. He is Kumar's brother.
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Ch. Monab Ammon (Tirzah's brother) finished his championship in Florida November 11, 2006 with his 3rd major. He is from Athena's first litter. Ammon is our 39th Saluki champion.
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Ch. Ruwach Sarea Love Me Tender (smooth) finished her championship November 11, 2006 winning her 3rd major! She is from Athena's second litter and is co-owned by Bev Griffith and Sue Ann Pietros.
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Ruwach Follow That Dream (smooth) won his 2nd major in Florida November 12th. We co-own Dreamer with Sharon Gause & Sue Ann Pietros.
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Ch. Dadaelis Bzantium Grecian Coin (Drachma) finished her championship in style at the Cascade Hound Assn. Group show with another major on 10/7/06. Congratulations to Drachma's owner Susie Manthou! Drachma is Apollo's sister. Kumar was RWD again.
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Ruwach Levi Strauss (Merlin), won a 4 point major on 9/30, shown by his 11 year old owner Andrew down in Florida. He is one of Kumar's smooth brothers.
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Ch. Ruwach Teddy Bear finished his championship, shown by his 11 year old owner Destany down in Florida. He is one of the smooth boys from Athena's 2nd litter.
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ZoŽ won another 4 point major 8/27/06. This was an ASA supported entry show at Sammamish Kennel Club the day after the PSSC Saluki Specialty. Cairo was RWD, also to a 4 point major.
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Kumar was RWD to a 5 point major (from the 6-9 month puppy class) at the Puget Sound Saluki Club Specialty on 8/25/06.
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****August 12 - 20, 2006 - Four Shows over two weekends (Washington and Florida), and Four Majors for Dadaelis Salukis****.
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Dreamer won a major in Florida the weekend of 8/19-20/06. We co-own Dreamer with Sharon Gause and Sue Ann Pietros.
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Zion (Tirzah's smooth grizzle brother) won a major in Florida the weekend of 8/19-20/06.
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ZoŽ won WB/BW for a 4 point major, and Best of Breed over several Specials at the Nisqually KC show 8/12/06. Here she is pictured in the Group Ring.
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Cairo won WD for a 4 point major at the Nisqually KC show 8/12/06.
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Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar, (Kumar) won RWD to a 4 point major at his very first show at just 6 1/2 months of age, and then went on to win Best Saluki Puppy and Best Puppy in Show!! This was at the Western Washington Hound Assn. Hound Group Show, Auburn, WA 8/6/06. ZoŽ was also RWB to a major.
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Windstorm Ruwach Coco Chanel was awarded Best Puppy in Specialty at the Saluki Club of Canada Eastern Regional. Coco is Kumar's sister and she was just barely six months old. She's owned by Starr White in Canada, and is the only female (and feathered) in the Bjorn x Athena litter.
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Dadaelis ZoŽ was awarded WB and Best of Winners both days at Bell-Vernon, 7/1 & 7/2/06.
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"Athena" - Ch. Shiva's Athena Shikadin, has been named an ASA Top Producer for 2005.
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"Lovey" - Ruwach Sarea Love Me Tender, a smooth Athena daughter, has won her second major for owner Bev Griffith.
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We're pleased to welcome our new puppy- Dadaelis Bzantium Ritu Kumar. Kumar is one of the smooth males from Athena's 2006 litter, sired by Khalil's Katra, SC "Bjorn" (Swedish import). He is co-owned with Susie Manthou here in Washington.
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"Drachma" - Dadaelis Bzantium Grecian Coin - won WB for a 5 point major at the Clackamas KC show on 6/24/06, the day after the Willamette Valley Saluki Specialty down in Oregon. Congratulations to Drachma's owner Susie Manthou! (She is Apollo's sister).
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We did not attend the 2006 National. Congratulations to all the winners!
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"It Took a Tribe in 2005"   - National Specialty Best of Breed to our "Joppa" and Best of Opposite Sex to our "Simon". This was the first time that Best of Breed and Best of Opposite Sex were won by the same breeders in the history of the Saluki Club of America (since 1927).

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Athena (l) and some of her wonderful children at the 2005 National Specialty-
(l to r) the 2004 National Best of Winners winner-Ammon,
the 2005 National 12-18 dog class winner-Dreamer,
the 2005 National Best of Breed winner-Joppa, and
the 2002 & 2003 National Futurity Winner and 2005 National AOM winner-Netanya

(The people in the photo left to right: Sue Ann Pietros, judge Carolyn Potts, Sharon Gause, Rachel Cohee, Sue Rooney Flynn, Cyndy Noah, Ron Bigford, Don Powell, me and Susie Henson)
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Tirzah - Am.Can. Ch. Dadaelis Tirzah - finished her Canadian championship in style by winning Best of Breed both days at the Lower Mainland shows on 10/28-29/05, the largest Canadian all-breed shows of the year.
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Neptune - Ch. Monab Neptune - won two more group placements in Florida on 10/29-30/05. He is ZoŽ & Cairo's brother.
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Avas - Ch. Stenara Avas-Ahrkad Al Monab - finished her championship on 10/29-30/05 with back to back 5 point majors! She is out of Tirzah's sister Kadeesh, was bred in Brazil by Zorana Bielovic.
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Elvis - Ch. Ruwach Hound Dog al Monab - finished his championship on 8/18/05 with another 4 point major and Best of Winners. He is one of the smooths from Athena's 2nd litter and is our 35th Saluki champion!
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Drachma - Dadaelis Bzantium Grecian Coin (Deco x Sweetpea)- was awarded Best of Breed from the classes over 3 specials at the Western Washington Hound Assn. show 8/7/05 and Joy's son Amrika Zaku was Winners Dog/BOS. Congratulations to owners Susie Manthou (Drachma) and Cheryl Myatt (Zaku). Thank you judge Francis Broadway!
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Tirzah was awarded Best of Breed from the classes over several Specials at the Western Gazehound Specialty in Canada on 7/23/05, for 3 points. Thank you judge Robert Frost!

* 2005 SALUKI CLUB OF AMERICA NATIONAL SPECIALTY NEWS * -
"The Egyptian Event" had 642 Entries with 455 individual Salukis
Joppa won Best of Breed & Simon won Best of Opposite Sex

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Ch. Ruwach Joppa Al Monab - Best of Breed
(Ch. Monab Dadaelis Remus x Ch. Shiva's Athena Shikadin)
Breeders:
Sharon Gause, Sue Ann Pietros, Marilyn LaBrache Brown & Cynthia Cowie Noah.
Owners: Sue Ann Pietros & Sharon Gause
Shown with Don Powell
Thank you judge Carolyn Potts!! (Yasbiq) from Australia
Joppa is Tirzah's sister.
Their brother Ammon was Winners Dog/Best of Winners at the 2004
SCOA National Specialty under judge Rosemary Lewis (Knightellington) from England.

(JOPPA is now also a Group Winner! Thank you to Beverly Capstick for this award!)

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Ch. Monab American Idol - Best of Opposite Sex
(Dadaelis C'Dei Cobra al Monab x Ch. Shiva Anaaq al Monab)
Breeders:
Sue Ann Pietros & Marilyn LaBrache Brown
Owner: Sue Ann Pietros
Shown with judge and Ron Bigford, and moving with Don Powell.
Thank you judge Carolyn Potts!!
Simon is Deco's nephew, sired by brother "Flash"  and out of our beautiful Nick.
(He was also RWD from the Puppy Class at the 2003 SCOA National Specialty)

This was the first & only time that the same breeders have won
Best of Breed & Best of Opposite Sex at our SCOA National Specialty.

Related Award of Merit Winners: (four out of the ten awards given)
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Ch. Ruwach Netanya
(Ch. Monab Dadaelis Remus x Ch. Shiva's Athena Shikadin)
Breeders: Sharon Gause, Sue Ann Pietros, Marilyn LaBrache Brown & Cynthia Cowie Noah.
Owners: Sharon Gause & John Cohee
Netanya is Tirzah's & Joppa's sister.
She was also Best in Futurity at the National in 2002 and 2003.
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Ch. Odi et Amo Holly Elessar
(Ch. Az Bahja Jedda on the Red Sea x Ch. Odi et Amo Amber Elessar)
Breeders: William Flynn & Sue Rooney Flynn and Francis Broadway
Owners: William Flynn & Sue Rooney Flynn and J. Swick
(Winner of the 7-10 year Veteran Class)
Holly is ZoŽ and Cairo's aunt (sister to Marigold)
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Ch. Impala Cannabis (Smooth)
(Ch. Chubasco Ventoora For Impala x Ch. Dadaelis Ra'She's a Chawk)
Breeder/Owner: Lois-Ann Snyder
Her dam "ChaCha" is Joy & Paloma's chocolate sister.
"Weed" was also Winners Bitch and Award of Merit winner at the 2003 National under judge Sharon Kinney.
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Ch. Elysian Fields Dubai
(Ch. Tazi Quest Krizallah x Elysian Fields Solange)
Breeder: Janet Littell Adam
Owner: Cathy Goven
Dubai's mother was our "Sky"s sister. Sky was Black's mother, so she's the grandmother of:
Cairo, ZoŽ, Tirzah, Joppa, Netanya, Ammon, etc.
Dubai was also Winners Dog at the 2002 National under judge Vincent Reidy.
From the 2005 Brood Bitch Class:
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Ch. Shiva's Athena Shikadin
(Ch. Shikadin Slippery When Wet x Ch. Shiva Aabha)
Represented in the class by sons Monab Ammon and Ruwach Follow That Dream
Athena is also the mother of the Best in Show winner Joppa and AOM recipient Netanya
(and our Tirzah and Kumar)

And from the Northwest, we were also represented in the same class by the beautiful Deco x Sweetpea daughter "Drachma"
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Dadaelis Bzantium Grecian Coin
(Ch. Dadaelis C'Dei Art Deco x Ch. Dadaelis Hapi Apres Al Monab)
Breeders: Sue Ann Pietros & Marilyn LaBrache Brown
Owner: Susan Manthou
Thank you to Chris & Susie Manthou for flying Drachma back for the 2005 National.
She represented us well. She is shown here in the Futurity class with Susie and judge Bob Boxma.
Winner of the 7-10 Veteran Dog Class was the sire of Athena's 2004 litter.
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Ch. Ruwach Smooth as Cilk
(Shiva Afefa Brocha of Jeddah x Ch. Ruwach Cilk Bint Monab)
Breeders: Sue Ann Pietros, Rachel Cohee & Sharon Gause
Owner: Sharon Gause
"Eli" is pictured here being handled for photos by 13 year old Tajia.
On Tuesday: Reserve Best in Futurity:
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Ruwach Teddy Bear
(Ch. Ruwach Smooth as Cilk x Ch. Shiva's Athena Shikadin)
Breeders: Sharon Gause, Sue Ann Pietros, Marilyn LaBrache Brown, Cynthia Cowie Noah
Owners: Destany Navarro & Sharon Gause
In the Futurity Teddy Bear won with little 10 year old Destany showing him.
On Wednesday: Best of Opposite in Puppy Sweepstakes was Teddy Bear's brother
Ruwach Jailhouse Rock "Kadin"
On Thursday: in the 12-18 Regular Dog Class judge Carolyn Potts chose 3 of the Eli x Athena smooth boys for her 1st, 2nd and 3rd placements in a class of 18 nice young males.

Winner of the 12-18 dog Class:
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Ruwach Follow That Dream
We co-own Dreamer with Sharon Gause & Sue Ann Pietros.
Thank you to our four Junior Handlers who came from Florida to Kentucky to help with the dogs:
Andrew Wood, 10 years old
Destany Navarro, 10 years old
Mara Utterback, 13 years old
Tajia Taylor, 13 years old
Also a big Thank You to Aimee Hettinger who did such a great job as our
Team Manager during Best in Show!!
And of course our fabulous handlers Don Powell and Ron Bigford.

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"Nile" was awarded Best of Breed Puppy at the Sighthound Specialty in Finland in July 2005. Five Specialty shows in the Summer, 2005 - five Best Saluki Puppy in Show! Congratulations!
Nile is from our Cairo x Flirt litter.

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Dadaelis Nile of Tazillah in Finland
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"Neptune" - Ch. Monab Neptune won another Hound Group on June 18, 2005 down in Florida.
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"Sailor" - Ch. Ruwach Good Luck Charm became the first pup from the Eli x Athena litter to finish his Championship. Congratulations to owner Rita Figg in Florida! Sailor is the only feathered in his litter.
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"Nile" - Dadaelis Nile of Tazillah was awarded Best Puppy in Show in Finland on June 4th. Congratulations to owners Satu Hyvarinen and Satu Kuukka!!
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"Simba" - Ch. Desert Rose Lion King was awarded Best of Breed at the SCOA Supported Entry show in Florida the first week of May, 2005 under breeder-judge Janet Littell Adam (Elysian Fields).
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Ch. Monab Neptune (ZoŽ & Cairo's brother) won the Hound Group in Florida on April 23, 2005. He won the Breed both days that weekend.
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Ch. Ruwach Joppa al Monab won Best of Breed from the classes over Specials 3 of the 6 days on the Cherry Blossom Circuit (week of 3/21-27) to finish with another 5 point major. She is Tirzah's sister.
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Ch. Impala Cattleya Of The Aeries, finished her championship on 1/23/05 by winning Best of Breed over specials. Orca is a Smooth daughter of Ch. Dadaelis Ra'She's a Chawk (Joy & Paloma's sister). She is from the litter bred by Lois-Ann Snyder when Don & Marie Adams leased ChaCha to Lois-Ann to be bred to her Ch. Chubasco Ventoora For Impala. She is a sister to Lois' Ch. Impala Cannabis, who was Winners Bitch at the 2003 SCOA National Specialty. Orca is owned by Don Adams. This is the 8th Champion offspring for ChaCha out of her two litters.
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Amrika Zaku was Best of Winners at the Puyallup, WA show on 1/15/05 and now just needs a major to finish his championship. He is a Joy son, out of Cheryl Myatt's Tali. He is owned and shown by Cheryl.
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Desert Rose Lion King was awarded Best of Breed over 6 Specials on the first day of the 2005 Florida circuit. "Simba" now has 3 majors. He is co-owned with Sue Ann Pietros and Cyndy Cowie Noah, bred by Tom & Judy Lauer, out of their 2003 National Specialty winning Ch. Desert Rose Marrakesh ("Cous Cous"), sired by Multi Int. Ch. Baghdad Creme De La Creme ("Jordan").
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"Tirzah" - Ch. Dadaelis Tirzah finished her American championship on November 13, 2004.
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Tirzah was awarded Best of Breed over Specials all three days of the Lower Mainland shows on 10/29-31/04.These are Canada's largest All-Breed shows of the year. In one weekend of showing she's more than half way to her Canadian championship. Thanks to everyone who cheered her on in the Groups!
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Tirzah won Winners Bitch at the Puget Sound Saluki Club Specialty on 8/21/04 for a 5 point major.
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Joy's daughter, Amrika Shenandoa "Shaina", finished her championship on August 1st 2004, by winning Best of Breed over two Specials for her second major. Congratulations to her breeder and owner Cheryl Myatt.
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The Deco x Sweetpea daughter, Dadaelis Bzantium Grecian Coin "Drachma", was Best Puppy and Puppy Group 3rd at the same show where Shaina finished. Congratulations to new owner Susan Manthou.
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Monab Ammon won Winners Dog/Best of Winners at the 2004 Saluki Club of America Specialty, Lexington, Kentucky.
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AMMON is shown with co-breeders Sharon Gause, Sue Ann Pietros and "yours truly"
Judge Rosemary Lewis on the far left, and handled by Ron Bigford
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Ruwach Netanya was awarded Best in Futurity at the 2002 and 2003 National Specialty in Lexington.
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Netanya is Tirzah's sister (also full sister to Ammon and Joppa)
2002 was the first year that SCOA held a Breeders' Futurity competition.
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Monab American Idol "Simon" was awarded RWD at the 2003 SCOA National, from the puppy class. (Dadaelis C'Dei Cobra al Monab x Ch. Shiva Anaaq al Monab)
Breeders:  Sue Ann Pietros & Marilyn LaBrache Brown
Thank you judge Sharon Kinney!
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