The dogs !

We have 16 active racing dogs in our kennel. Photos by Lassi Puhtimäki.

Raitanen

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).

 

Sumu

Main leader, female
born 2013, 23 kg, 56 cm
pedigree

Sumu is the eldest daugher of Raitanen. She has taken her mom’s place as main leader of the top team. She is very wise, easy and brave dog. I almost lost her at birth, but she fight for her life and remined alive. WC silver medalist and main leader in Todmoos, 2015 and European Champion in Savalen 2016, Norway.

Sohjo alias ”Sohlo”

Swing dog or leader, 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.

Särmä

Swing dog or leader, 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.

Santana

Leader or wheel, 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 Sepeli

Wheel dog, male,
born 2013, 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

Swing or leader dog, female
born 2013, 24 kg, 58 cm
Pedigree
Louhi is an improved copy of her mother Raitanen. Very easy, eager and brave dog. My expectations are high with this dog. She will make her way up to top team.

Liippa

Team dog or wheel, male,

born 2013, 31 kg, 66 cm

Pedigree
Finnish champion in DR4, 2015 and 2nd in 2016. Leader and silver medalist in Sp6 in  EC 2020, Åsarna, Sweden.

Litmanen

Team dog or wheel, male,

born 2013, 30 kg, 63 cm

Finnish champion in DR4, 2015 and 2nd in 2016.

Pedigree

Remes

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.

Jare

Team dog or wheel, male,

born 2017, 34 kg, 66 cm

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

Jekku

Team dog or wheel, male,

born 2017, 22 kg, 57 cm

Pedigree

JouJi

Swing or leader dog, female
born 2017, 24 kg, 61 cm.

Leader and silver medalist in Sp6 in  EC 2020, Åsarna, Sweden.
Pedigree

Jippu

Team dog or leader, female,

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

Pedigree

Jarla

Team dog, female,

born 2018, 22 kg, 57 cm

Pedigree

Caius

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

Castor

Team dog, male,

born 2018, 28 kg, 62 cm

Pedigree

Ceri

Team dog, female,

born 2018, 20 kg, 55 cm

Pedigree