Our Takoda Family
LOKI - CH Oakstaff Masterpiece CGC GOLD RN
Loki was the first Stafford we had in the breed showring. He came to us from Rosemary Wood at Oakstaff kennels and is a fantastic ambassador for the breed. He is a NZ Champion with mulitpule Group placings, as well as Terrier Best in Show, Specialty Best In Show x 3 and Reserve in Show as well as many In Show specialty placings. He is a pleasure to show and has the kindest of temperaments, putting up with hours of playful torment from the other dogs on the property. He is reliable in Obedience & Agility situations and has achieved his Canine Good Citizen Certificate at Gold level as well as attaining his Rally Novice Title. His prodgeny are fantastic family pets and companions, many are successful in the showring and other dogs sports. We could not have asked for any more from this incredible dog who spends most of his time in retirement but omes out to strut his stuff for the occasional Veteran class as he really does still LOVE the limelight! We are very proud of our special boy!
DIVA - Wafare Prima Donna CGCS RN
Diva was our first stafford and although she is not in line with the breed standard for showing she is an amazing pet and fantastically fast agility dog! She has had achievements in Agility, Jumpers, Obediance, Rally O Novice Title and also completed Canine Good Citzen Silver award. She gets on with any and every dog she has ever met not even reacting to some who initially seem to warn her off. Diva is a complete clown, her signature pose is with her tounge poking out and she does the 'Happy Feet' dance when excited. We call her our little miracle dog as she was the runt of 10 and it looked unlikely she would survive at birth but thanks to her wonderful breeder, Vanessa Joyce at Warfare Kennels, Diva made it through to be one of the most enjoyable wee staffords you will ever find (and to my mind still the best stafford Warfare Kennels have ever bred)
HALO - Renegade Halo's-Aura CGC Bronze RN
Halo has come to us from Renegade Kennels. She was a hurricane of puppy madness bringing the spirit and fire of the Renegade line into our Kennel. Halo is very intelligent and loves her training sessions. She has had a few outings in the showring and behaved beautifully untill the judge wanted to handle her then she just wanted cuddles!!! Halo has achieved her Canine Good Citizen Certificate Bronze Level. Halo has produced two fantastic litters for us the first with our boy Koda and the second with Loki. Both litters produces stunning puppies all of which have excelled in their family and sporting adventrues. Our own two dog Bear and Lulu are from these litters and are carrying on the incredible lines of from their parents.
Koda - Takoda Mastermind
Koda is from our first litter with Loki and Skyy. He has more than followed in his fathers footsteps with multiple group placings, Specialty Best in Show and Reseve Best in show x2 as well as specialty in show placings. He has a terrier best in Show and is a NZ Champion.
Koda has sired some beautiful litters as well with progeny proving their worth in many facets especially as loyal family companions. He is the sire of our boy Bear and we are extremely proud of Kodas allround achievements.
Gpsy - Takoda Superminx
This sweet wee girl is also from our first litter with Loki and Skyy. She has achieved her NZ Champion title and had many group placings in her failry limited show career. Gpsy is owned by a very good family friend who has recently moved to Rotorua and lives within the same property as us. To Graeme gypsy is an extremely loyal and constant companion, with an exceptionally trainable attitude and loves snuggles. She is also following in the footsteps of her mother (Skyy) and has produced thee beautiful litters with some of her progeny already making their mark in the showring, obediance and agility.
Zola - Takoda Champagne Lady
Zola hit the show ring in 2015 with a hiss and a roar as she took both Baby Puppy in Show awards from her brother at specialty shows. Owned by our good friend Graeme she reside with her mum Gpsy and although she has done well in the showring her outitngs have been limited and she does not enjoy the showring as much as going for walks in the forest with her dad or lazing in the sun at home.
Zola will move into the breeding programme last in 2017 and we are extremely excited to see her puppies!
Bear - Takoda Halo's Amulet
Bear is from Halo and Koda and has certainly got the fire and attitude from the renegade lines behind Halo! He is an active and eye catching dog in the showring and LOVES obediance training although time has not permitted us to get him to obediance competition yet.
Bear has had group placings and an All Breeds Intermediate in Show. He has had In Show placings at Specialty shows and is close to his NZ Champion title. In 2017 he sired his first litter and one of his sons has already taken a Baby Puppy in Show at Specialty level. We look forward to watching his progeny in the future.
Lace - Warfare Princess Leia at Takoda
Lace came to us from Warfare Kennels. She is a fabulous bitch with a stunning head and personality full of fun and mischief. Lace is shown a few time a year and is also working Rally O, and Canine Good Citizen levels. Lace has produced a couple of beautiful litters with pups displaying incredibly fun and humerous personalities and carrying through her stunning head and calm personality.
Skyy - Dragonstone Faylinn
Skyy was our kennels foundation bitch and a huge asset to the breeding programme. She has now been retired from the showring and spayed so will not breed anymore. She lives with Alison's parents and enjoys daily beach walks, regular fishing trips to local lakes and lots of one on one time being deservedly spoilt.
Jade - Takoda Leather 'n' Lace
Magic - Takoda Witchery