NEWS 2015

Xanova Gunther at Invanse

At Ladies Kennel Association ,the last Champ show of 2015 the handsome Marco (Xanova Gunther at Invanse ) was 1st in Open and won the CC (his 2nd)  judge was Paul Lawless (Revloch )

A huge thanks to Shane and Lynda for all the work they have put in the last year on training and grooming him !

After my return from Australia our lovely Zany became ill and after several days we had to make the decision to give her sleep at nearly 13 years

RIP our gentle girl  28/4/2003 - 11/11/2015

sr.WW11.CH.Ebontide Nocturne 

on 4th October at the BSDA open show Xanova Black Velvet was Best Bitch,Best of Breed and Reserve Best in Show at her only outing this year !

We took our young man Rebel (Xanova Black Rebel) to the BHCN show in Holland where he won the CAC at 9 months old.

There were only 7 entered and of the 5 males only Rebel was graded excellent and therefore to qualify for the win !    

we are however very pleased with how he is growing into a handsome young boy !  Rebel lives with my daughter Michelle ,Andrea and Jules in Belgium !

he is from Apache de la Douce Plaine x Xanova Black Velvet


our annual pilgrimage to the CFCBB Speciality in France was another great result for us as INT.CH.Xanova Wolf Walker won the Champion class and was declared Best dog and Best of Breed for the second year !

Also Xanova Gunthar at Invanse was 2nd in a huge class of 28 males !

then we were declared Best Breeder in show for the 2nd year running with the 2 boys and multi.CH.Xanova Femme Noire at 10 years old 



INT.CH.Xanova Wolf Walker

At the BSDA of GB Championship Show under specialist judge Mdme.Heraly (de la Maison du Bois)  our INT.CH.Xanova Wolf Walker was 1st in Open class ,then won the CC and Best of Breed !

Xanova Gunther at Invanse was 1st in Limit Class

then the lovely 'Pasha' aka  Xanova Black Magic at Jenkova won 1st puppy bitch ,Best puppy in Breed and then BEST PUPPY in SHOW under specialist Keith Baldwin

A fab day for our breeding from a well respected judge ! 

huge thanks for the photo from Elainne Wilson

The lovely Pasha !  

BEST PUPPY in SHOW at the BSDA of GB Championship Show

Xanova Black Magic at Jenkova (Apache de la Douce Plaine x Xanova Black Velvet )

owned and adored by Jean Turnbull

Xanova Gunther at Invanse(Marco)

At National Working & Pastoral breeds Marco (Xanova Gunther at Invanse) won limit ,CC and BOB under specialist judge Debbie Fleming

Also at 3 Counties Championship Show he won the RES.CC 

and East of England Championship Show again the RES.CC


left to right -Xanova Aregund,Xanova Wolf Walker,Xanova Black Velvet

Our Annual pilgrimage to the NVBH Dutch Speciaity for Belgians and had some pretty good results !  from 3 Xanovas entered we had

INT.CH.Xanova Wolf Walker won the Champion class then the CAC , Best of Breed then finally was BEST IN SHOW  

Xanova Aregund was 1st in Open Class and was selected for pe (recommended or breeding )  

Xanova Black Velvet was 2nd in Breeders class



At Birmingham National Championship Show CH.Xanova Mist Maiden was 1st in Open class and won the CC from very strong opposition !





We made a trip to Belgium for the KUCBH Speciality in Belgium on 2nd May and boy oh boy what a day we had !

INT.CH.Xanova Wolf Walker was 1st in Champion class and won the CAC ,then

Xanova Veneranda was 1st in Open class,won the CAC ,then BOB and finally BEST in SHOW !

Xanova Gunthar at Invanse at his 1st show abroad won 1st in Open class

last but not least at 5months old and his 1st show was Xanova Black Rebel who thoroughly enjoyed his day out ! 



our huge thanks to Vivi Heyer for this lovely artwork in the CFCBB Studbook 2014

We are very proud of our breeding in the CFCBB Studbook we have just received ! first of these are  -

4th Top Male producer -INT.CH.Xanova Wolf Walker

7th Top groenendael Male in France -INT.CH.Xanova Wolf Walker

1st Top Female Groenendael in France -Xanova Veneranda

also in the listings was our Black Ruby Rose van de Lamar who was 14th Top Female Groenendael

We were also 16th Top Kennel in France from just 3 dogs shown !

Needless to say we are very proud of this !



At our BSDA of GB Open Show 29th March ,our CH.Xanova Mist Maiden was Best Bitch,Best of Breed and BEST in SHOW ,huge thanks to breed judge Steve Bennett and BIS judge Judith Hearson and of course Dyllis Knight for her super handling !

Black Ruby Rose van de Lamar was also 1st in Limit Bitch

and the handsome Xanova Storm Walker was 2nd in Open male



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.

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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