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On 29 November 2014 after 5 years of studying, lots of several practical experiences on dog shows and (RR breed related) formal (judging) traineeships, Henk Salm has passed the examination and is appointed to official judge for the breed Rhodesian Ridgeback. On 1 September 2018, Henk also passed the examination for the breed Dalmatian.


News 2013

26 December 2013
Celebration X-mas in the whelping box with Verena & Michael and Amila & Davidoff puppies at Bongani Kennel.

21 December 2013
Today we visited the International show in Wijchen/NL with our 2 young ladies Paerdecroon Diva Dexx and Borg’s Nyne fan under de mune. Diva gained a 1st place with Excellent in Intermediair Class. Nyne gained an Excellent without placement. Anne with Paerdecroon Divo Davinci got a 3rd place with Excellent in Intermediair Class.

15 December 2013
International Amsterdam Winner show. Paerdecroon Baron Borg gained an Excellent in Champion Class without placement. Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr was placed 3rd with Excelllent in Intrmediair Class and Anne & Paerdecroon Divo Davinci got a 2nd place with Excellent also in Intermediair Class.

7 December 2013 National Show Kassel/Germany. Paerdecroon Baron Borg gained a 3rd place in Champion Class with Excellent without placement. Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr gained a 1st place in Intermediair Class with Anw.Dt.Ch VDH/res.CAC RRCD.

6 December 2013 Some more excellent test results arrived:
Paerdecroon Diva Double Duchess: ED / OCD free – HD A Norberg 40 with no further remarks. Paerdecroon Diva Dexx, Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr and Borg’s Nyne fan under de mune: all 3 free of Degenerative Myolopatie (D/D)

30 November 2013 / 1 December 2013 This weekend Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff met 18 of his sons and daughters born at Ridgevalley Kennel and Shayela Kennel. It was so nice that from both litters all were present. We had walks with all without any incidents. Proud Daaf has bought for their family a little choco present. Thanks Leon & Ilse and Natascha & Patrick for the invitations and being there!

21 November 2013 Bongani’s Comeback Litter is born. Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff became an extreme proud daddy again. Today Bongani’s Rhodesian Ridgeback Amila gave birth to 11 puppies (7 females (1 stillborn) and 4 males). All with ridge and 2 crowns. Mum and puppies doing fine.

20 November 2013 Today the postman brought us super news:
Paerdecroon Diva Dexx: ED / OCD free – HD A Norberg 40 with no further remarks
Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr: ED / OCD free – HD A Norberg 40 with no further remarks
Borg’s Nyne fan under de mune: HD A Norberg 40 with no further remarks. ED will be X-rayed at an age of 18 months
So far The Best Results as possible.

3 November 2013 International Dogshow Bleiswijk. Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr was rewarded with Very Good in Intermediair Class and Borg’s Nyne fan under de mune with Good in Junior Class.

26 October 2013 Today Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff had a photoshoot with Bonnie van de Born

17 October 2013 Hoera Hoera Hoera – Mexx 10 years! Happy Birthday! beautiful Ferra’s Chuma Mexx fan under de Mune, the founding mother of our kennel.

12 October 2013. We entered the Bundessieger Show in Dortmund (DE) where our young sweet and so friendly girl Borg’s Nyne fan under de mune did again a great job. Nyne got the 4th place with Excellent in Junior Class.

6 October 2013. We are very proud to announce that today at the international dog show (69 entries) in Zwolle (NL) under judge Mr. R. Spörr (AUS) Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr won the Intermediair Class and became BEST BITCH with CAC/CACIB and BOS. Borg’s Nyne fan under de mune (12 months) entered the Junior Class for the first time, from the start till the end with a wagging tail and smile on her face. Out of 16 entries Nyne gained a great 2nd place with Excellent.
Paerdecroon Divo Davinci (Basu) with Anne & Dick and Paerdecroon Diva Double Duchess (Fay) with Herman & Joke also entered the show ring in Zwolle today. Both in intermediair Class with Very Good; Paerdecroon Divo Davinci got a 3rd place. Well done you all!
28+29 September 2013. Paerdecroon Diva Dexx had her show début at the international show Maastricht this weekend. Although it was a bit exciting Diva behaved so grandly and was cooperating well in all. On both dates Paerdecroon Diva Dexx won the Intermediair Class with Very Good. After a long show stop Joyce entered the show ring again with Paerdecroon Diva Dolce and gained a Very Good on both days, with a 4th place on Saturday. Well done!

22 September 2013. Today at the Brussels Dog Show Paerdecroon under judge Mr. R. Spörr (AUS) Baron Borg won the champion class with Excellent and got his last CAC for BELGIAN CHAMPION!!!! Hoera Hoera Hoera!!! Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr gained an Excellent in Junior Class without placement.

19+20 September 2013. Bongani’s Amila and Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff had 2 successful matings. The Adveture Bongani´s C-Litter can start!

18 September 2013. Henk gained the certificate ”Ringmedewerker/Ring Official”.

15 September 2013. Doppel Erfolg!!! RHEINLAND(jugend)SIEGER(in)! Paerdecroon Baron Borg and his daughter Aminafu’s Hishima Henorr what a dream team.
We are thrilled! Today in Krefeld (Germany) at the Rheinlandsiegerschau under judge Mrs. J. Melcior-Schlechter (LUX) Paerdecroon Baron Borg won the Champion Class with Excellent and became BEST MALE with CAC and the title RHEINLANDSIEGER. Borg’s daughter Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr won the large Junior Class with Excellent with JCAC and the title RHEINLANDJUGENDSIEGERIN.

12 September 2013. We are very proud to announce that Paerdecroon Baron Borg’s French L’Amoure Falhana de la Grande Sterre gave birth to 6 puppies. Unfortunately 1 correct boy is still born. Falhana had done a great job and is taking good care of her 5 strong and healthy puppies (4 males / 1 female). All with nice and correct ridges. Beautiful colours. 1 pup with very small kink tail. After first check no DS. Big congratulations of Bo and Catharina Lundholm of Kennel Karibu-Ridgeback.

8 September 2013. Today we visit the RRCN Clubmatch in Houten. Paerdecroon Baron Borg gained a beautiful 2nd place with Excellent in Champion Class under judge Mr. John Sigve Berg from Norway. Borg’s Norwegian daughter Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr did an excellent job to win the Junior Class (21 entries) under judge Mrs S. Rossiter from Scotland. Thank you mrs. Rossiter for the presents from your country.
Results of Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff offspring:
baby class males:
Ridgevalley Basu Dutch Diamond 1st place with Very Promising
Shayela Denguma Ngwani Kinaya 4th place with Very Promising
baby class females:
Shayela Dabaira Ngwani Ravira – Very Promising
Intermediate class bitches:
Paerdecroon Double Duchess Excellent without placement
7 September 2013. We look back to a very interesting seminar given by Mrs. Alica More-Hanna from Kimani Kennel USA organized by RRCN.
7 September 2013. Paerdecroon Baron Borg’s first grandchildren are born. Borg’s daughter Kimani’s Makeba fan under de mune gave birth to 11 healthy puppies (9 females / 2 males). All with perfect ridges. 1 Pup with kink tail.

1 September 2013. No time to think about or feel an empty nest, because we went to Belgium to meet Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff’s x Inkululeku Jamilah offspring at kennel Inkulukeku. Thank you Guy and Odette Pauwels for the warm welcome and nice drinks and food. Davidoff behaved without any problem and so sweet, relaxed and easy in a large group of young and some adult dogs. Davidoff made friends with some ‘’strangers’’ and enjoyed it! Daaf is a golden dog.

30 August 2013 – 1 September 2013. All 11 Paerdecroon Emperors and Empresses left mum Puma, daddy Davidoff and us to live a lovely life with their new families. We are proud of that 5 families contacted us for a ”2nd Paerdecroontje” and 1 family who recontacted us after we were not able to give them a puppy some years ago. We thank you all for your trust in our kennel.

26 August 2013. Formal RRCN litter inspection. Paerdecroon E-litter – born 6 July 2013:11 puppies (5 females / 6 males) no DS, no kink tails, all correct bites. 10 puppies : correct ridge. 1 male : ridgeless. Happy HAPPY H A P P Y !!!
Thank you so much sweeties mum Paerdecroon Mumoja (Puma) and daddy Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff. Together with your 10 all correct puppies (born in D-litter 13 April 2012) with such amazing fine temperaments and growing to wonderful adults, you both are an extraordinary combination together. We are lucky to live with you and your daughter Diva.
24 August 2013. Today at the International Dog Show Rotterdam ”our” Paerdecroon Diva Double Duchess owned by Herman Nijhuis won the Junior Class and became Best Bitch with CAC afterwards. With this win this beautiful ‘puppy” of our Puma & Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff became Dutch Junior Champion!!!! yehhhhhhh!!!!!!
As her breeder we are very very very proud and our hug congratulations to Herman & Joke.
22 August 2013. Daddy Paerdecroon Baron Borg and we are very happy and proud of mum N’kanga, who gave birth to 8 wonders… 6 boys and 2 girl. Unfortunately 1 boy with DS/kinktail and 1 very small boy with cleft in palatum are put to sleep. Well done and hugs and congratzzz to help mum Kennel Nærleiken in Norway.

18 August 2013. Henk acted as aspirant judge together with 7 judges at the special Puppy Day of KV Waalwijk:110 entries / 52 !!! breeds. It was a lot of study to go through all breed standards on beforehand. Absolutely very instructive and again a big experience.
4 August 2013. International show Leuven (Belgium) under judge Mr. P. Iversen (NO) Paerdecroon Baron Borg won the Champion Class with Excellent and got the res. CAC / res. CACIB.

31 July 2013. With deep sadness we announce that so beloved Paerdecroon Munira (Pepper) went over the rainbow. We wish Hans & Marion lots of strength.

23 July 2013. Paerdecroon Diva Dexx has the best results X-ray hips: HD A – Norbergwaarde 40 – no further remarks

15 July 2013. Love from France. Mating between Paerdecroon Baron Borg & Falhana de la Grande Sterre –

6 July 2013. We are happy and proud to announce that after a birth giving without complications we welcomed Puma’s & Davidoff’s 11 beautiful, strong, shiny and healthy Emperor & Empress babies on 6 July 2013. 6 Boys and 5 Girls. No kink tails. 10 nice ridges with 2 crowns and 1 Emperor has left his ridge in Puma’s belly. DS will be checked later. For further information please check menu Current E-Litter.
22/24 June 2013. All the way from Norway we welcomed Gro Rukan and her lovely N’kanga. Paerdecroon Baron Borg & Eisi N’Kanga d”Akinvoleezah had 2 successful matings. We cross all fingers and paws for a good pregnancy and healthy babies.

9 June 2013. May be a start and début of Henk”s judge career. As aspirant-judge Henk was invited to judge on the ‘’Jonge Hondendag’’ Beagle Club NL, and it went very well.
3 June 2013. We are incredible happy that the ultrasound confirmed Puma’s pregnancy. Puppies will be expected in the 1st week of July 2013.
1 June 2013. International Show Oss. Our sweet and lovely boy Kimani’s Mojo fan under de mune entered the Open Class and gained a 3rd place with Excellent.
25-26 May 2013. Paerdecroon Baron Borg and Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr joined the Anniversary Show DZRR in Appel/Germany. On Saturday Paerdecroon Baron Borg achieved a Very Good in Champion Class and Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr a great 1st place in Junior Class with Excellent. On Sunday Borg got a 4th place with Excellent and Henorr an 3rd place with Excellent.
19 May 2013. International Eastern show in Arnhem. Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr won the Junior Class with Excellent out of a large number of participants. Herewith she obtained her 3rd JCAC and got the title of D U T C H J U N I O R C H A M P I O N. Furthermore Henorr got the reserve CAC. We are very very very proud on our Dutch/Norwegian girl. Together with her father Borg and half-brother Mojo, Henorr is the 3rd Dutch Junior Champion in Paerdecroon Kennel.
Our ‘girl pup’ Borg’s Nyne fan under de mune entered the Puppy Class and behaved like a full experienced show dog. Nyne got a 3rd place with Promising.
18 May 2013. This afternoon we and Davidoff met ‘’his’’ Kinaya again and her puppies with their new families. On initiative of Natascha / Kennel Shayela all were invited on N&N DogTrainers location to meet daddy Davidoff and to know which puppy will be a part of their family. We enjoyed it very much and lots of pictures were taken of daddy Daaf.
11 May 2013. Today at the International Show Dortmund (Germany) our stunning Paerdecroon Baron Borg became BEST MALE (50 entries) and BOS. Herewith Borg gaines the title VDH-Frühjahrssieger 2013. Well done dream team Borg & Henk.

10 May 2013. Today we had a nice day with Herman & Joke and Dick & Anne at the VDH-Europasieger Show in Dortmund (Germany)
Ladies Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr and Paerdecroon Double Duchess gained both a Very Good in the junior class.
Paerdecroon Divo Davinci gained a wonderful 2nd place in junior class with Excellent. Paerdecroon Baron Borg was placed 3rd in champion class with Excellent. Well done all!

In Switzerland at kennel Pré Poussin mom Basha of Hukmatem (sired by Paerdecroon Baron Borg) gave birth to 7 healthy puppies: 3 males and 4 females. 1 female with 3 crowns. Congratulations Brigitte Moeschi with the ”7 Beauties”.

9 May 2013. In Germany at kennel Rhodian-Impressive mom Rhodian Impressive Aza Andoni gave birth to 6 puppies. Unfortunately 1 correct male is stillborn. Mom Andoni and her 2 males (correct ) / 3 females (2 correct / 1 ridgeless) are doing fine. Congratulations Jessica Wenzel with your gorgeous ”High-5″‘s.

7+8 May 2013. Succesful matings between Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff & Paerdecroon Mumoja (Puma). Fingers crossed for a pregnancy. Begin June we will know more after the ultrasound.

21 April 2013. Today at the International Show Zeeland Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr was placed 1st in Junior Class and gained herewith her 2nd JCAC. Mojo was entered but not present, because Henorr is in heat, so they could not travel together.

19 April 2013. Paerdecroon Mumoja (Puma) is in heat!!! our Emperor & Empress Litter adventure has started.

7 April 2013. RRCN Offspring Day. Daddy Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff, mom Paerdecroon Mumoja (Puma) with 7 of 10 Paerdecroon Diva’s and Divo’s were present. Very very proud on all and their families. Great comments individual and overall. All ‘pups’ have lovely temperaments. General litter report ends with ‘compliments to the breeder’ which made me a bit emotional 🙂 Thanks all for your participation!

4 April 2013. At Shayela Kennel super mom Kinaya gave birth to 11 healthy puppies: 6 females (1 single crown) / 5 males (1 3 crowns). Mom and babies are doing fine! Congratulations Natascha with this stunning ”football team”.

29 March 2013. On 29 March 2013 in Norway at Kennel Aminiafu 5 healthy 2 girls and 3 boys (1 boy with 1 crown) are born out of the combi Aminiafu’s Happy Ariel & Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff.

24 March 2013. Does Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr follow her daddy Paerdecroon Baron Borg’s track?
Today at the International Show Leiden our Norwegian lady Henorr gained a beautiful first place in a busy Junior Class with Excellent/JCAC.
Furthermore at an age of 11 months Henorr became BEST BITCH with CAC & BEST OF BREED.
In the Junior Class Paerdecroon Divo Davinci (Basu) was awarded with a 2nd place with Very Good. Paerdecroon Dutch Duchess (Fay) gained a Very Good without placement. Both had wonderful words on their judge report.
Kimani’s Mojo fan under de mune entered in the Open Class and gained a 3rd place with Very Good.

13 March 2013. 7 Wonders are born at Kennel Ridgevalley. Kamnene Makena (sired by Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff) gave birth to 9 puppies (6 boys/3 girls). Unfortunately 2 boys were stillborn. Makena & her babies are doing very well. Congratulations Leon & Ilse!

9 – 11 March 2013. Paerdecroon Baron Borg has sired Rhodian Impressive Aza Andoni – kennel Rhodian-Impressive (D) and Basha of Hukmatem – kennel Pre-Poussin (CH).

8 March 2013. Paerdecroon Baron Borg has sired Madzinza Chokoza Chaniya (Nova) – kennel Casanovacura (NL) – insemination with frozen semen.

7 March 2013. PAERDECROON BARON BORG BECAME BEST MALE & reserve BEST OF BREED at world’s biggest and famous dog show CRUFTS in Birmingham/UK. We are over the moon…no further words necessary.

2 March 2013. How proud, happy and over the moon you can be… as a friend, as a breeder and as an owner.
Today at the International Martini dog show in Groningen 62 Rhodesian Ridgebacks rocked the ring under strict judgement by Mr R. McCoy (Ireland).
At his first appearance Paerdecroon Divo Davinci (Basu) & Anne did an excellent job in the junior class. They WIN!….their 1st JCAC in the pocket!
Paerdecroon Carnelian Cardin (Mack) entered the intermediate class. Unfortunately it was not their day. Well done Ingeborg & Mack; keep on to believe in yourselves and next show new likelihood.
Kimani’s Mojo fan under de mune started for the first time in a very strong open class. Mojo WINS! Later on Mr. McCoy appointed Mojo to BEST MALE with CAC / CACIB / BOS!
In the junior class females (12 entries) it was absolute exiting. Paerdecroon Diva Double Dutches (Fay) with Herman entered for the second time on show. They WON! With CAC / CACIB / BEST OF BREED!!!! In 2 shows stunning Paerdecroon Diva Double Dutches (10 months of age) gained 2 JCAC and 1CAC, which is a dream result!
On Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr´s first show Henorr gained a beautiful 2nd place in the Junior Class with excellent. Lovely and stunning Henorr did an amazing job.
The 2 daddies Zaxxon´s Delightful Davidoff and Paerdecroon Baron Borg, mom Paerdecroon Mumoja (Puma) and mom/grandma Ferra´s Chuma Mexx fan under de mune are smiling all the time now … ohhhh yehhhh…. WE TOO!!!! Special smirk at the pretty faces of Davidoff & Puma for their 2 kids Junior Class Winners.

1 March 2013. The vet saw without any trouble 9 puppies at the ultrasound! Shayela Kitambi Ngwani Ravira (Kinaya) is pregnant!

19 February 2013. Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff’s Norwegian girlfriend Aminiafu’s Happy Ariel is confirmed in whelp. HAPPY! for Happy & Anne-Britt.

17 February 2013. Today at the international show Hoogstraten (Belgium) under judge Mrs Elisabeth Gonzalez (GI) Paerdecroon Baron Borg became 1 Excellent champion class with CAC / CACIB / BEST OF BREED / BIG 5.

5 February 2013. Kamnene Makena’s is confirmed in whelp. Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff’s puppies will be expected around 14 March 2013.

3+4 February 2013. Two successful matings between Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff & Shayela Kitambi Ngwani Ravira (Kinaya) / Shayela Kennel.

2 February 2013. Paerdecroon Diva Double Dutch (Fay) (9 months) won the Junior Class ( 8 entries) on the International Show Eindhoven today.
1 JCAC in the pocket!

28/29 January 2013. Aminiafu’s Happy Ariel is inseminated; now we cross all Norwegian and Dutch fingers and claws.

27 January 2013. We visited the stunning puppies of Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff at Inkululeku Kennel / Belgium.

25 January 2013. Fresh chilled semen of Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff is sent to Norway/Kennel Aminiafu intented for Aminiafu’s Happy Ariel.

19 January 2013. Paerdecroon Baron Borg, Kimani’s Mojo fan under de mune and Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr visited the Clubmatch KV Waalwijk. Borg gained a 2nd place with Excellent in Breeders Class, Mojo a 1st place with Excellent in Intermediate Class and Henorr a 2nd place with Excellent in Junior Class.
Borg’s Nyne fan under de mune joined us for socialisation and got an Extra Excellent from us.

11+12 January 2013. Two successful matings between Zaxxon’s Delightful Davidoff & Kamnene Makena / Ridgevalley Kennel.