International Dog Shows | Lithuanian Winner 2017

Flash of Magic UPE | almost 9 months female

Las weekend we had 2 x IDS in Vilnius, LT. Lithuanian Winner 2017 and Vilnius Cup 2017.
Saturday was special day because it was a “Men’s Day”. No, not an international one but local – Bogdan and Audrius have lost a bet and had to show dogs in a ring for the first time in their lives [:   Continue reading

Year in Review 2016 | UPE (RIVER) KENNEL


This kind of a post is always a challenge, so it was on my screen for the few weeks till it was finished and published. The longest post of the year indeed.

Every year brings new experiences, discoveries and adventures. 2016 was a great and very active year for our dogs. Ok, lets start from somewhere.. Continue reading

Helsinki Winner & Finish Winner 2016


We are back from 2 x IDS in Helsinki – Helsinki Winner & Voittaja Winner 2016.  Huge show ground, 101 Ring! Lots of participants and big competition in almost every breed. The feeling as you would be at EDS, not IDS.
Great organization, lots of space, big enough rings, many quality participants, wonderful trip..
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Pheasant Hunt | Autumn 2016


My favorite hunting is photography, as well as beloved profession. So I shoot with my camera in the fields as well and dogs do their job helping others.

This time we were with 3 dogs: Exito Bueno UPE (Hugo), Callidus Invictum UPE (Invi) and Exito Belleza UPE (Eza). Continue reading

Duck Hunting

Another time we met that our dogs would live their lives.
I don’t hunt and I will not. It doesn’t match with my viewpoint.

As I breed this amazing breed more than 10 years, I see how work is changing their mentality. So I do everything to keep this unique breed as it is bred primary – extremely intelligent with very stable temperament, strong body and good health. All dogs in our kennel who are used in breeding are working + show dogs.

That’s why my dogs work and are developed from puppy age to recognise different smells and use their nose and skills.

This time Invi (Callidus Invictum UPE) and Hugo (Exito Bueno UPE) with Audrius Sapoka and his friends.

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3 x CACIB Shows: 4 New Champions, 5 CRUFTS Qualifications

Here we go again.. Another International Dog Shows this season.


Halston Caps Lock – not the best shot of Magas movement but it was + 32°C in the shade. So dogs didn’t show the usual drive and power that day running under the sun

So Triple CACIB shows in Druskininkai, Lithuania. These exhibitions were very important to us. We entered 5 dogs and ended up with 4 new Lithuanian Champions and all the dogs were qualified for Crufts!  Continue reading



Ori | Eza | Lara | Sabi

Last Weekend we spend in Latvia – Adazi city. Participated at International Dog Show and Hunting Speciality with totally amazing results.

It’s a specially good feeling to go to another country for the Dog Show and meet nice long seen people. Latvia is that kind of a place.
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Bringing Home a Puppy. The Complete Guide.

A dog is a big commitment. A decision to have a puppy must be approved by all members of the family (if you have one). Make sure all of you really want this new family member, otherwise, you may get into trouble really soon.

Before you bring your new puppy home, you need to prepare your home and family for its arrival.

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