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A website dedicated
to the
Australian Keeshond, 
brought to you by
Debra Parry and Anne Jellett















KeesAustralia Logo
and graphics Copyright
Jellkees Keeshonden












Firsts for the Breed in Australia 1949 to 2003


In 1949 Mrs C. Bourne emigrated from England bringing with her
four Keeshonds -

Ch Airking of Arnhem
(Dog w 12/3/1947)
Viking Of Vorden ex Eng Ch. & Ch. Valies Of Vorden.

Eng Ch & Ch Valies of Vorden
(Bitch w 21/9/1945)

Vandyke Of Vorden ex Vlaskruid Of Vorden.

Airamber of Arnhem
(Bitch w 21/5/1947)
Vandyke Of Vorden ex Babette Of Willowden.

Babette of Willowden
(Bitch w ?)
Rolli The Ringleader ex Olotte Of Willowden.

First Keeshond Clubs established in Australia

The Keeshond Clubs of NSW & Victoria
Formed 1967

First Australian bred Keeshond to win a Best in Show award
Ch Kendari Cover Boy

Believed to be the first Australian Bred Keeshond to win BIS in Australia

First Keeshond Breeder/Judge to come from overseas
Mrs. Anne McDonald (Hanovarian Kennels) UK
who officated over a large entry at the
1983 KC of VIC Championship Show in Melbourne

     First Australian Keeshond to win Best in Show at a Royal

Actually the ONLY Keeshond to win a Royal BIS so far

Best in Show - Sydney Royal 1991
Ch Keeshee Cute N Cuddly - Owned/shown by A. Huggins.

First Australian Keeshond Obedience Champion
so far the only Obedience Champion Keeshond

Titled 1991
Aust Obedience Champion Colijn Revier Princess OC

    First Australian Agility Titled Keeshond

AD Titled 1991
Beminde Elegance CD AD
  Owner Mrs Jillian Johnson - Qld

This page will be added to as time permits/and information is found.
A. Jellett.