Involved in cockers since 1993, established in 1995 and based on the North West of Croatia. Up on the hills but very near the sea, surrounded by woods, in a beautiful countryside. For the last 25 years we have dedicated our life to this beautiful breed. More then a decade we showed also Golden Retrievers, with remarkable results too, and that breed is still deep in our hearts.
Selecting with the vision of healthy, merry cockers in type, without exaggerations and still fit for function. Our dogs are health tested with DNA profiles, the majority has their Natural Ability test and/or the Working-field trial test.
Active member of our kennel club since 1993, 6 years as secretary of the kennel club K.D. “Rijeka”, president for 2 years, member of the breeding commission, organized 2 National, 2 International dog shows, many working and field trial tests for Retrievers – Flushing Dogs – Water Dogs – Scent hounds and related breeds – Dachshunds – Pointing Dogs – Terriers, having plenty of organizing experience. Member of many breed and national clubs in Europe.
Judging since 2005, all the breeds of the FCI group 8 all over Europe, specialized for the following breeds: Cocker Spaniel, American Cocker Spaniel, Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever.
Wrote few articles for some dog & hunting magazines and also for our Kennel Club Magazine, presenting our breed.
Certified by the Kennel Club on Judging the Gundog breeds – Conformation and Movement.
Countries where I have judged :
Austria (International & Club shows), Croatia, Cz Republic, Denmark (Gold Cup), Finland, France (International & Club shows), Germany, Italy (International & Club shows), Netherland, Norway, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden (International & Club shows).
– JUNIOR WORLD WINNER ’17
– EUROPEAN vice WINNER ’14
– EUROPEAN vice J.WINNER ’05
– WORLD CLASS J.WINNER ’15
– WORLD CH.CLASS WINNER ’02
– EUROPA SIEGER J.WINNER ’16
– EUROPA SIEGER J.WINNER ’19
– EUROPA SIEGER v.WINNERS ’16
– AMSTERDAM WINNER ’11
– LUXEMBURG JUNIOR WINNER ’19
– BUNDESSIEGER TULLN WINNER ’12
– vice BUNDESSIEGER DORTMUND WINNER ’11
– 30 INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS
– 135 DIFFERENT NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
– 83 NATIONAL J.CHAMPIONS all over Europe
– SLO. WINTER WINNERS & S.J.WINTER WINNER
– SLOVENIAN GRAND CHAMPION
– ZAGREB WINNERS & ZAGREB JUNIOR WINNERS
– KVARNER WINNERS & KVARNER JUNIOR WINNERS
– CROATIAN CLUB CHAMPIONS & CROATIAN J.CLUB
CHAMPIONS many consecutive years since 1997 on
– AUSTRIAN CLUB CHAMPIONS
– SCG CLUB WINNER
– HUNGARIAN CLUB WINNER