Begorrah! Ricky becomes European Winner 2009 and Irish Champion!

At the European Winner Dog Show in Dublin Ireland Ricky may have made a few of the other competitors “green” with envy.

Out of a very well represented field of competitors Ricky was selected as Best of Breed. The win carried the title of European Winner 2009 and a Green Star or Challenge Certificate.

The Breed judge was the very knowledgeable Mr. Hans v/d Berg from The Netherlands.

As breed representative in the main ring in the Toy Group Mrs. A. Ingram from Ireland placed him 4-BIG.

Ricky has also made history in his own kennel as he has become the first Irish champion of the Costalina.

Posted by Jan Roosens on Jun 2, 2009

Sweety, Best in Show Speciality & new Belgian Champion

How Sweet it is!
The Belgium Papillon Club held its specialty in conjunction with the show in Evergem Belgium this year.
Belgium Ch. I.B. & Monaco Ch. Siljans Ooh La La (Sweety) was sweet enough to win Best in Show.
The breed specialist judge was the distinguished Mr. Phil Shirley of the UK.
The competition entry numbers were strong with over 50 Papillons and Phalenes participating in the show.
Our little Sweety, from an Open Class entry, stepped her way thru the competition to win BOS, BOS and then Best in Show.
The critic from Mr. Shirley reads as follows:
Very pretty dainty type, sweet head, deep stop, fringed ears, very fine bone, strong ribs, well angulated, good feet, very attractive outline, moving freely, best of fronts, lovely expression.
This was Sweeties fourth CC in Belgium and with it has proven she is definitely a true Belgian Champion.
Many thanks to Mrs. Lydie Cappelmans for handling Sweety so good!

Posted by Jan Roosens on May 25, 2009

New Italian Champion!

Now Goldfinger de Costalina can add the Italian Championtittle to his name, Goldie won in Pise (It), 10th of may, national show and
club show, exc. 1st- cac,-best male, BOB under the judge Blanusa Natasa( Hr).
thanks to Stefano Baliani & Luca Sciuttini, for the first Italian championtitlle for the Costalina.
At Roma International Show, Goldy was exc. 1st, Best Male, CAC-CACIB & BOB under the judge Andrew Beare.

Whate wilby the next boys?

Posted by Jan Roosens on May 22, 2009

We have puppies!

?Ricky and Fortunata, Manne and Deco our the proud parent of our new puppies.

See 'Puppie page'

Posted by Jan Roosens on May 1, 2009

Gigolo de Costalina CC winner at Norway

Gigolo De Costalina keep the Costalina flag high in Norway too.
Stangehallen (Hamar),national dogshow in Norway, became Gigolo De Costalina CAC under judge Dagmar Klein, Germany



Posted by Jan Roosens on Apr 29, 2009

Goldfinger keep the Costalina flag high in Italy!

Terni, International dog show in Italy, beacame Goldfinger de Costalina CAC-CACIB-BOB under
judge F. Balducci.

Posted by Jan Roosens on Apr 20, 2009

Spring, Monaco and Champions @ de Costalina tradition.

The Monaco Kennel Club International Championship show is held each spring in this small but well known Jet Set destination.

It has been a long standing tradition for The Costalina Kennel to attend this show and enjoy the ambiance of its setting. It is also

beginning to become a tradition that The Costalina dogs attending do well at this show. This past weekend was no different as

BIS, BOG, BISS, Multi Ch. Queen Bless JP Royal Connection (Ricky) and Siljans Ooh La La (Sweetie) have become official

'Monaco Champions'.

Ricky went on to compete in the Toy Group and was selected as BIG 2.

Many thanks to the breed judge Mrs. Hassi Assenmacher-Feyel from Germany and the Toy Group judge Mr. Pietro-Paolo Condo from Italy.


Posted by Jan Roosens on Apr 13, 2009

Ricky 17 times Best of Group & 3-BIS!

At the International Championship Show "Brabo" in Antwerp, Belgium, breedjudge Mr. Spruyt D. awarded Ricky with CC & Int. CC & BOB, in the toygroup finnals
Judge Mr.  Heineche hive him Best in Group.
In the Best of Show competition, Ricky became 3-BIS under judge Mr. August Dewilde.

The Costalina thanks all the judges for reconising Ricky showmanship.


Posted by Jan Roosens on Apr 6, 2009

Ricky again Group Winner

Ricky has 16 group wins since he came to stay with The Costalina Team!
At the Internationale Rashondententoonstelling der Hopstreek, a Belgian CC show, Mrs. Silvertand-Hazen from The Netherland gave Ricky the CC and BOB, later in the finals Mr. Machetanz from Germany awarded Ricky Best in Toy Group!

Posted by Jan Roosens on Mar 25, 2009

Dreams come true...





Posted by Jan Roosens on Mar 8, 2009