June  30th 2024

* Int. Dogshow Utrecht, NL *
Judged by Mr. Dick Baars.

“Hullaballoo’s Just What I Want” won 1e place Junior class & Reserve Best male.
“Carmichael’s Prince Charming” won 1e place Champion class & Best Male / Best Opposite Sex.
“Carmichael’s Justice for All” won 1e place Veteran class & Best of Breed.

“Ollie” finished the Dutch Junior title in 3 consecutive shows and he was 2e best Junior terrier. 
He is bred by Tiina Jokela and co-owned by Paul Waanders.

“Apollo” finished the Dutch & International Title and has now 5 titles. 
He is co-owned by Els & Kurt Dirckx.

“Jessie” won Best veteran in Show under Mrs. Hagstrom from Sweden, its her third BIS veteran in a row.
In the competitive terriergroup she was awarded with a Group 2 under Mrs. Grubbe from Denmark.
She is co-owned by Sophia Meyer & Johan Johnson.


June 15th 2024

Both sisters Carmichael's Liar Liar Pants On Fire and Carmichael's Justice For All  also got these titles.
They both won multiple BOB’s from the veteran class and together they have 20 national titles


June  19th 2024

* National Dogshow Eindhoven, NL*
Judged by Theo van de Horst.

“Carmichael’s No Guts no Glory” won 1e place puppy class and best puppy in breed.
“Carmichael’s Lets Faith Decide” won 1e place Junior class and Reserve CAC.
“Carmichael’s Whatever it Takes” won 2e place Champion class, handled by Kurt Dirckx.
“Carmichael’s Justice for All” won Best of Breed from the veteran class.

“Storm” was selected by last 6 in the best in show puppies under Mrs. Gerda van Halff-Boven. He is co-owned by Brian Lotte.
“Ash” won his second J-CAC at his second show. He is co-owned by Erica Zuidendorp.
“Jessie” won best veteran in show under Mrs. Hectors and a Group 3 under Mr. van de Horst.
She is co-owned by Sophia Meyer and Johan Johnson.


June 2nd 2024

“Carmichael’s Prince Charming” finished today the French title by winning Best Opposite Sex at Championat de France under Mr. Lukasz Kozlarek from Poland.
The other CAC’s he won at the National d’Elevage under Mrs Jurek-Erenska from Poland and at the Special de Race in Paris under Mr. Lahrehce from France.
It’s our third dog bred by us who became French Champion and these are the only three amstafs bred in Holland who gained this title - very proud of that !
Congratulations to his co-owners Els & Kurt.


May 19/26st 2024

Last two weekends i was priviliged to be invited to judge at the Pinkstershow in Holland and at the Int. Dortmund show in Germany.
Want to thank the exhibitors who showed under me and the organisers for inviting me.
I share some pictures of the winners.

May 25th 2024

Shown at the Amstaf Major 2024 in the veteran class at almost 9 years of age.
I think she did show her butt of for me

Picture by Kami Kar

April 21st 2024

* National Dogshow Goes*
Judged by Mr. Wellens.

Hullabaloo’s Just What I want won Best of Breed from the Junior class, ​Handled by Paul Waanders & Sabrina Hoks
He is bred by Tiina Jokela and co-owned by Paul Waanders

April 27th 2024

* ​*** World Dog Show 2024 ***
Females judges by Mr. Lokodi Zsolt, BOB & males by Mr. Boris Chapiro. 

“Carmichael’s Secret Obsession” won 3e place Junior class out 26 bitches.
“Carmichael’s Liar Liar Pants on Fire” won 1e place veteran class, VWW title and Best veteran in breed.

** Croatian Winner Show **
Judged by breedspecialist Mr. Mladen Ercegovic.

“Carmichael’s Secret Obsession” won 1e place Junior class and Best Junior in breed.
“Carmichael’s Liar Liar Pants on Fire” won 1e veteran class, Best Bitch & Best Opposite Sex.

“Yara” is co-owned, trained and loved by Elii Kysela.
“Spot” was selected by last 6 veterans in the BIS veteran finals under judge Mr. John Walsh.
She won her third World title


April 22nd 2024

* Judging Slovakia *
Waiting for my flight back, after judging in Slovakia at the terriershow.
I had a great time at this well organised show by Robert Kanas and his team. 
Thx to the organisation for having me and too the exhibitors who showed under me. 
I really enjoyed the show, had some really nice dogs and had good time with my colleague judges. Thx you !

April 21st 2024

“Carmichael’s Precious as a Rivoir Gem” passed today succesfully the MAG / TT test.
It makes our 44th dog what passed the Dutch Temperament test.
Till now we have an 100 % score

Temperament first !!!

April 13th 2024

* Int. Rijnland Dogshow, NL *
Judged by Mrs. Ricky Lochs-Romans

“Carmichael’s Let’s Faith Decide” won 1e place Junior class.

“Carmichael’s Whatever it Takes” won 1e place Intermediar class & Best Male / Best Opposite Sex, handled by Sabrina Hoks.

“Carmichael’s Justice for All” won 1e place Veteran class & Reserve Best Bitch.

“Ash” won at his second show again the Junior class & J-CAC.
“Manny” won at his second showweekend another CACIB in only 2 weekends.
“Jessie” never disappoint me with showing her butt off, in the main ring she won BIS veteran under Mrs. Dinanda Mensink

Pics by Kynoweb & Nikki Zuijdendorp


April 6th 2024

Happy to share that I passed today the excam for the Boston Terrier.
Want to thank the persons who did teach me about this lovely breed and the people who make it possible that i could do excam today.

April 6/7th 2024

* 109 & 110th Int. Dogshow Luxembourg *
Judged by Mr. T. Himmrich from Germany on saturday and Mrs. Y. van de Boygert from Netherlands on sunday.

“Carmichael’s Whatever it Takes” won Best of Breed 1e day and his class 2e day.

“Carmichael’s Prince Charming” won Reserve Best Male 1e day and Best Opposite Sex 2e day

“Carmichael’s Feel Free to Stare” won 2e place intermediar class 1e day and CAC / CACIB 2e day.

“Carmichael’s Justice for All” was only shown 2e day and won Best of Breed from the veteran class.

“Manny” finished the Luxembourg title at his very first time out in Europe.
“Jessie” was placed 3e Best veteran in show under Mr. Soos Atilla and short listed by last 6 in the very competitive terriergroup under Mr. Himmrich.


March 25th 2024

Three more dogs passed OFA Cardiac excam by cardiologist.

March 13rd 2024

The first Grand Champion in the Netherlands of the American Staffordshire Terrier.
Again history made by this girl

March 3rd 2024

* Int. Dogshow Weelde, Belgium *
Judged by Mr. Sean Delmar from Ireland.

“Carmichael’s No Guts No Glory” won best baby in breed, handled by Sabrina Hoks.

“Carmichael’s Let’s Faith Decide” won 1e place Junior class.

“Ch. Carmichael’s Prince Charming” won 1e place Champion class, Best male & Best of Breed.

“Apollo” won last year at this show BOB from the juniorclass and now again BOB. Congrats to his co-owners Els & Kurt.


March 3rd 2024

* Int. Dogshow Groningen, NL *

Judged by Mrs. Boesmans (B)

“Hullabaloo’s Just What I want” won 1e place Junior class smd Reserve best Male.
“Carmichael’s Perfectly Imperfect” won 1e place Open class, Best bitch snd Best Opposite Sex.

Both dogs where handled by Sabrina Hoks.

“Olie” is bred by Tiina Jokela and co-owned by Paul Waanders.
“Caya” is co-owned by Edwin Brugmans.


February 24th 2024

Today we attended with two dogs at the Top Dog of the Year Show.
“Spot” and “Apollo” where both qualified for this invitational show as the only amstafs who where invited.
For “Spot” was it her fifth qualification, she won Best in Show in 2017 and Reserve Best in Show in 2018 & 2019 and one year she didnt attend.
It was a great experience as always and want to congratulate Chris & Cees with their groupwin as also my friend Marcel with their Reserve BIS.


February 7th 2024

For the second year in a row since the WOW competition excist, we got #1 amstaf in the country as also #1 kennel.
Its’s also for 12th year in a row that we have the #1 amstaf in Holland.

Needless to say that we are proud of these results.


January 21st 2024

“Carmichael’s Prince Charming” passed today succesfully the obligated MAG / TT test.
Its the 43e dog from our kennel who passed it, till now none dog from our kennel failed a temperament test.
Very proud of that !

Thx to co-owners Kurt Dirckx & Els Jaquemijn for giving him a great home.


January 13/14th 2024

* Int. Dogshow Kassel, Germany *

Saturday judged by Mrs Möller-Sieber.
Sunday judged by Mrs. Mielchen-Salewski.

“Carmichael’s Handsome Stranger” won 1e place Junior class & Best Junior in breed on saturday, 2e place on sunday.

“Carmichael’s Secret Obsession” won 1e place Junior class on saturday, sunday not showed.

“Carmichael’s Born to Perform” won 2e place Open class & Reserve CAC/CACIB on saturday, 1e place Open class, CAC/CACIB & Best bitch / Best Opposite Sex on sunday.

“Handsome” & “Yara” both finished their International Junior title at an age of 13 months.


January 9th 2024

This lady celebrates her birthday today !
Vega reached  the age of 17 years, whats a great age for an amstaf, because most amstafs die younger.
She is also known as Ch. Great Am-staff’s Good as Diamond.
Bred and co-owned by Rene Thirup.

January 8th 2024

* Int. Dogshow Paris, France *
Judged by breedspecialist Mr. Farid Lahreche from France.

“Carmichael’s Prince Charming” won 1e Open class, CAC / CACIB & Best of Breed.

“Carmichael’s Feel Free to Stare” won 2e place Junior class.

At an age of 23 months “Apollo” is a Champion in Luxembourg & Switzerland. He is pointed in Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany and Poland but too young to finish the titles there.
He is co-owned by Kurt Dirckx and Els Jaquemijn.