Author: Stine Hjelme

LLOYD sponsorship

At the dog shows it is, of course, the dogs that are being judged, but most handlers also dress up in nice clothes. For me, it’s about making a good overall impression. Many hours...

Volunteer club work

Since 2015 I have worked as a webmaster in the Danish Chow Chow Club. The task started with a full “rebuild” of the club’s website, which I now maintain and update along with the...

Pat Hastings seminar

In February I spend a weekend at a two days Pat Hastings seminar. Pat Hastings is an expert in dogs and canine structure. It was a full packed weekend covering, among other things, basic canine...

Chow Chow puppies spring 2019

UPDATE: Unfortunately we will not have puppies this spring. We will try again in the Autumn. We plan for spring puppies. When Maggie comes in heat she will be mated. We expect her to...

Denmarks best Chow Chow 2018

If anyone had asked me in the beginning of 2018 I had never guessed how the year would end. 2018 ended up being an exceptional year for Mandela. In addition, he also turned 8...

New Champions in 2018

2018 offered two new Chow Chow champions. Hjelme Amazing Grace (My) was the first Hjelme breed Chow Chow to be champion. My lives with Arne and Ann Elin in Norway. I’m proud that one...

Update: Chow Chow puppies

Update: Both girls have been scanned and it’s confirmed that both of them are having puppies in the beginning of May :-) Spring time is in the air. Both our girls have been mated...

Chow Chow of the year 2017

Hattrick Mandela (Piuk Chow Possesses Black Passion) scored a hattrick when he for the third year in a row won CHOW CHOW OF THE YEAR 2017 (with max point) DANISH KENNEL CLUB BREED WINNER 2017...

Chow Chow puppies

Update: Unfortunately did the scanning show no puppies this time. We’ll have to wait until early spring to try again.  We are happy to inform that we have mated Nelly with Cosi. This should...

First half year in 2017

It has been a good start of the year. The Chow Chow’s have all done well at different dog shows and new titles have also been added. MANDELAWith a number of Best Of Breed...

Best in Show…again!

When Mandela won Best In Show last year I thought it was “once in a lifetime”, as the Chow Chow has no history of these results in Denmark. But little did I know. At DKKs...

Update on 2016

2016 has been a good year. New titles, a new dog and the first litter of Chow Chow puppies in Kennel Hjelme. MANDELAWith two great achievements Mandela did great advertisement for the Chow Chow...

Puppies on the way

We are very pleased that the mating of Nelly and Duschky went well.Nelly is with puppies and we expect them to arrive around 8th of October. Click for more information about Nelly (pictures, pedigree and...

Best In Show

For the first time in over 25 years a Chow Chow win Best In Show at a international dog show in Denmark – and it’s my Mandela!   I’m so proud of my big...

Show Of Winners

It completely took me by surprise that Mandela went all the way and won the prestige Winners Cup at Show Of Winners 2016. Some of the top winning dogs (across all breeds) in last...