The dogs !

We have 14 active racing dogs in our kennel. Photos by Lassi Puhtimäki.

Raitanen-07

Main leader and my breeding female,
born 2007,
24 kg, 57 cm
Pedigree

She was the leader of my world champion broze medal team in Hamar, Norway (2011). Several Finnish championship medals in limited classes. Her father is famous open class leader dog Rusty (Egil Ellis) and her mother was open class leader Chris (Ari Laitinen). Chris is full sister of Rudi Robert’s leader and breeding male Diatz (A.Laitinen).

Särmä-13

 

Main leader, breeding female
born 2013,
23 kg, 57 cm
pedigree
Särmä is my fastest dog. She often takes the lead in the last day of race, when more speed is needed. Särmä hates strange handlers and especially their hats. Särmä means ”sharp edge” and describes her temperament. WC 2015 silver medalist in Todtmoos and leader of my European Champion team in Savalen 2016, Norway. Leader and silver medalist in Sp6 in  EC 2020, Åsarna, Sweden. 4 x Finnish Champion in Sp6.

Sohjo-13 alias ”Sohlo”

 

Main leader, breeding female,
born 2013, 25 kg, 58 cm
pedigree
She is Raitanen’s sprightly girl. She runs mainly as leader or swing dog. Sohjo loves hugs and follows me step by step where ever I go. WC silver medalist and leader in Todmoos, 2015 and European Champion in Savalen 2016, Norway. Several Finnish championship medals in limited classes.

Santana-13

 

Main leader, male,
born 2013, 30 kg, 63 cm
pedigree

Quite often Santa has to run with her brother Sepe in wheel. Together they are a strong wheel pair. However, both boys can run  succesfully as leaders, which was seen in DR4 Finnish Championship this year. WC silver medalist in Todmoos, 2015 and European Champion in Savalen 2016, Norway. 6 x Finnish Champion in limited classes.

Sepe Eepeli-13

 

Main leader, male,
2013-2020, 31 kg, 66 cm
Pedigree
Sepe runs as a leader or wheel dog . WC silver medalist in Todmoos, 2015 and European Champion in Savalen 2016, Norway. Leader and silver medalist in Sp6 in  EC 2020, Åsarna, Sweden. 7 x Finnish champion in limited classes.

Louhi-13

 

 

Swing or leader dog, breeding female
born 2013, 24 kg, 58 cm
Pedigree
Louhi has lovely temperament and shis is very easy, eager and brave dog. Best dog of L-litter.
EC 2018 Sp6 5th place
WE 2109 Sp6 6th place
2 x Finnish Champion

Liippa-13

Team dog or wheel, male
born 2013, 31 kg, 66 cm
Pedigree

Leader and silver medalist in Sp6 in  EC 2020, Åsarna, Sweden.
EC 2018 5th place in Sp6.
Finnish champion in DR4, 2015 and 2nd in 2016.
5 x Finnish championship silver and bronze medalist.

Remes-16

Swing or wheel dog, male
born 2016, 30 kg, 65 cm
Pedigree
Finnish champion 2019, 2020 in Sp6 and silver in DR4. Silver medalist in Sp6 in  EC 2020, Åsarna, Sweden.

Available for breeding in Tammela.

Jare-17

Team dog or wheel, male,
born 2017, 34 kg, 66 cm

Pedigree

Silver medalist in Sp6 in  EC 2020, Åsarna, Sweden.
Finnish champion 2019, 2020 in Sp6 and silver in DR4.

Available for breeding in Tammela.

JouJi-17

 

Leader or swing dog, female
born 2017, 24 kg, 61 cm.

Leader and silver medalist in Sp6 in  EC 2020, Åsarna, Sweden.
2 x Finnish Champion

Pedigree

Jippu-17

Team dog or leader, female,

born 2017, 24 kg, 61 cm. Leader and silver medalist in Finnish championship 2020 in sp6.

EC 2020 4th in Sp4J
3 x Finnish Ch medalist

Pedigree

Jekku-17

Team dog or wheel, male,

born 2017, 22 kg, 57 cm

EC 2020 4th in Sp4J

Pedigree

Jarla-18

Team dog, female,

born 2018, 22 kg, 57 cm

Pedigree

Caius-18

Team dog, male
born 2018, 25 kg, 65 cm

Cook-line Alaskanhusky

Owners: Riitta Kempe, Ari Laitinen, Juha-Pekka Björkstedt

Pedigree

Castor-18

Team dog, male,

born 2018, 28 kg, 62 cm

Cook-line Alaskanhusky

Owners: Riitta Kempe, Ari Laitinen, Juha-Pekka Björkstedt

Pedigree

Ceri-18

Team dog, female,

born 2018, 20 kg, 55 cm
Cook-line Alaskanhusky

Owners: Riitta Kempe, Ari Laitinen, Juha-Pekka Björkstedt

Pedigree

Stick-11

Breeding male, leader or team dog

Born 2011, 27 kg, 58 cm
Cook-line Alaskanhusky
Breeders: Raymond & Kevin Cook (CAN).
The Pas 10-dogs World Champion in 2015. Fur Rondy 2014 silver medalist and 2013 4th.
Stick was leading the team of Cook for several wins.

Available for breeding in Iisalmi (Ari Laitinen)
Owners: Riitta Kempe, Ari Laitinen, Juha-Pekka Björkstedt (since 3/2017)

Pedigree

Bean-14

Breeding female

Born 2014, 21 kg
Cook-line Alaskanhusky
Breeders: Raymond & Kevin Cook (CAN).

 

Owners: Riitta Kempe, Ari Laitinen, Juha-Pekka Björkstedt (since 3/2017)

Pedigree

Cmore-19

Born 2019, male, 30 kg, 67 cm
Teamdog