TEAM XANOVA at the 2012 NVBH Dutch Speciality- Aregund,Mist Maiden,Black Velvet,Mist Walker,Wolf Walker
We say goodbye to the Diamond litter,we wish them and their new owners a wonderful future !

Introducing the young lady who stayed with us !

Xanova Black Diamond  !  (Journey)
On 6th November 2012 Skye gave birth to 8 gorgeous black puppies !  We have 5 girls and 3 boys ,all black !

Skye or  Xanova Black Velvet is (Xeres de L,Ocre Noir x Multi CH.Xanova Femme Noire)

father of these guys is CH.Ian de Bruine Buck (Dan du Pre de Vieux Pont x CH.Vega de Bruine Buck)

All puppies in this litter are reserved  !  


Xanova Mist Maiden wins her first CC at 23 months old !

CH.Xanova Wolf WAlker wins RES.CC 

judge this day was Dr.Margy Pratten

This is the third CC winning offspring in England of our homebred
UK/FR/NL/CH.Xanova Femme Noire who also has a Champion son in Australia and a CH.daughter in Denmark  !
Xanova Mist Maiden (Rumer)

                     BSDA of GB Open Show ( autumn)

Xanova Sir Galahad (Terv) Best Veteran Dog

Xanova Mist Maiden (G) - 1st PGB & Best Female
Xanova Black Velvet (G) - 1st Limit Female

Xanova Akin to Black (T) graded Exc +
Xanova Cloud Walker (G) also Exc

Ch.Xanova Lady Eowyn 3rd in veteran female tervueren

Many thanks to judges Jean Louis & Joel Jouannet !  
Xanova Sir Galahad (Neo)
Following on from her success as Best Baby Puppy in Show at the NVBH show in May, Xanova Aregund (Victory de Condivicnum x CH.Ebontide Nocturne) went one better !

At the BHCN show in September she wins Best Puppy in Show !  Well done Darcie and Lisel !
          City of Birmingham Championship Show 2012

CH.Xanova Wolf Walker wins his 4th CC under Ann LIpscombe

Xanova Angel Walker wins Open Female

Xanova Black Velvet is 2nd in Limit female

at the National D,Elevage in France 2012 our newly crowned British Champion Xanova Wolf Walker was 5th in Open Male in a strong class of 47 males !

Also his sister Xanova Angel Walker was 16th in open female from 41 entries !

And on her first visit abroad Xanova April Affair at Kelluki was 11th excellent in intermediate class.

At her first French Speciality was Xanova Veneranda (Victory de Condivicnum x CH.Ebontide Nocturne) who had a glowing critique and very promising grading ! 


Xanova Veneranda - photo by Saskya Vermeylen
         BELGIAN SHEPHERD DOG ASSOCIATION                       
              CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW - 2012

Xanova Storm Walker 1st in Limit Dog

Xanova Midnight Lace - 1st PG female

Xanova Black Velvet - 2nd limit female

Xanova Angel Walker - 2nd open female

Best ofall was Xanova Wolf Walker who was 1st open dog and then the CC  !!!!!!   This now makes him CHAMPION  !!

Well done Archie and Jos ,this is now our 8th homebred champion


Xanova Wolf Walker is 2nd in open and the RES CC



Xanova April Affair at Kelluki wins limit bitch ,the CC and Best of Breed tervueren at 21 months old ,her first CC after 2 RES CCs  ! 
judge this day was Vic Salt

Also Xanova Wolf Walker wins BOB groenendael !

altogether a great day !

pictured is Zana (X.April Affair)
We are very pleased to hear that Wicca (Xanova Midnight Magic) is working very hard in Canada herding sheep ! Go girl !

                  Ireland  - 2012

After an eventful journey on a rough sea we had a friendly welcome as usual !  I only took one girl ,our Skye ,Xanova Black Velvet who managed to win 2 green stars out of 3 shows over the weekend even though all the judges asked me where her coat was ???

SWords Int Show -       1st Open & Green Star
W & Pastoral Breeds - 1st Open and Green Star
BSD Speciality          -  2nd Open Female 
                          NVBH (Dutch Speciality)

At a new venue in the North of Holland ,it was a lovely venue and as usual we had a great time !

Xanova Mist Walker - 1st Open Female
Xanova Mist Maiden was 1st Intermediate female
Xanova Black Velvet was 3rd Breeder Class 
Xanova Aregund (Victory de Condivicnum x Ebontide Nocturne) although stood alone was 1st in Baby Puppy female but was then declared BEST BABY PUPPY in SHOW !!!!   at her 1st show !

Also Xanova Wolf Walker was a creditable 2nd in Open Male ,only beaten by the BIS winner !  

                    BATH CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW

Xanova Wolf Walker(Archie) wins Limit Dog and his 2nd CC Also wins the Best of Breed  !!!!


XANOVA APRIL AFFAIR wins junior female and her 2nd RES.CC
CH.XANOVA DANS LE NOIR avec AMABRAJAI is BOB Groenendael (stood alone)


CRUFTS - 2012

We had a great day with several placings !


 Xanova April Affair was 3rd in special junior female


Xanova Wolf WAlker - 1st Limit dog
Xanova Encore Nuit   - 2nd limit dog
Xanova Storm Walker
 - 3rd limit dog

Xanova Angel Walker  - 2nd limit female

pictured is Xanova April Affair

photo by Kimberely Buckley
Today at Maidenhead Open Show Xanova Storm Walker
 (Very good de Brunalines x CH.X.Femme Noire)was BOB under Val Oatley.Well done Robina !
Storm ,you are looking GOOD !!!
Xanova Storm Walker

We have now said good bye to all the names litter (Victory x Zany) We wish them all great lives with their new owners.
Looking forward to seeing a few in the show ring this year.

Skye having a great time at the seaside !
Paris Dog Show (cfcbb speciality) 2012 with guest judge Craig Fynmore

Xanova Black Velvet is 2nd Intermediate Female(still bald)

Xanova Mist Maiden wins the Jeune Female and is then Best Junior in Breed !!!! 

Latest comments

10.06 | 18:21

Hi Kimberley, glad you loved him so much , a good life is all they need , thank you for letting us know ,his sister is still fit and healthy here with us xx

10.06 | 13:08

After 12 magnificent years as our most loyal companion, our beautiful Kudu passed away peacefully. What a loving and generous spirit he was.

15.02 | 18:32

can you please email me privately on babsrobinson.xanova@gmail.com

15.02 | 02:41

Hello! We'd like to Being able to have a puppy from your next litter, we have Belgian shepherds today, thank you