ÍSNEISTA ICELANDICS

Icelandic Sheepdogs/Íslenskir Fjárhundar




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2016 ISAA National Specialty: GCHS Ísneista Alspora Snati of Bayshore took BOB and NBISS at the 2016 specialty. Thank you AKC judge Pat Putman for this huge honor. His half brother GCHB Ísneista Fjári was Select Dog and Ísneista Eddu Alspori of Bayshore was Reserve Winners Dog. All three are sons of our late GCH Gerplu Spori. We are very proud of the recognition our dogs received at the National. Special thanks go to Snati´s handlers Kari Smith and Carrie Rosenkoetter, without their expert handling non of this would be possible.

AKC Silver GCH: Our boy GCH Ísneista Alspora Snati of Bayshore earned his Silver Level GCH Icelandic on December 10, 2014 at only 38 months old. Snati has earned multiple group placements in his show carrier and ranked in the top 10 all systems multiple years.

Ísneista Eddu Alspori of Bayshore (aka Junior) has found his his forever home. Junior is alspori, i.e. has double dew claws on all four legs and is thus a very special boy. Parents are GCH Gerplu Spori and CH Bayshore's Katla of Avatar. Spori is the top producing sire in the US of all times and is the father of multiple top ranking Champions that have had very impressive show records that include BISS, BOB and BOS at Eukanuba, and multiple Group placements.
Katla - Spori Litter: CH Bayshore´s Katla of Avatar delivered three puppy boys on April 7, 2014. The sire is our old man GCH Gerplu Spori, the top sire of all times in the US in terms of Champion offspring. This is Katla´s first litter and Spori´s final litter. All puppies have double dewclaws on hind legs and one pup is Alspori (double dewclaws on all legs) like his dad and half-brother Snati. Puppies are growing nicely and we very excited about their prospects. 


AKC Bronze GCH: Our boy GCH Ísneista Alspora Snati of Bayshore earned his Bronze Level GCH on August 25, 2013 at age of only 22 months old. Snati is the only Icelandic Sheepdog that has achieved this high level of achievement before reaching the age of two. Snati is currently ranked the number two (all systems) Icelandic Sheepdog in the US and has multiple group placements. He is also an International Champion.


Grima - Logi Litter: GCH Emerald Isle Grima delivered five beautiful puppies, three males and two females, on June 14, 2013. The sire is our GCH Logi. All puppies have double dewclaws on hind legs and singles on front. Grima was the top Icelandic Sheepdog bitch in the US in 2012 and the only Icelandic Sheepdog to win the Herding Group in 2012. Logi is one of the top Icelandic Sheepdog males in the US and has several Group placements. This is Grima's fourth and final litter and Logi's first litter. All puppies from this litter have found their forever homes.

ISAA National: GCH Isneista Fjari took BOB and BISS at the ISAA National at Purina Farms in Grey Summit, MO on May 3, 2013. His littermate GCH Isneista Christmas Star (Heidi) was BOS and our youngster GCH Isneista Alspora Snati of Bayshore was Select Dog. Furthermore, Isneista Skundi was WD and finished his AKC CH. Our old man GCH Gerplu Spori was Best Stud Dog and won the Generation Class with his son Isneista Skundi and grandson Gaia's Beiner. Finally, Skundi's sister Isneista Kara O'Articridge was Reserve WB and 10 month old Isneista Eilift Tofrandi at Sarandria of Bayshore (Magic) was Best Puppy.

AKC National Championship: GCH Isneista Fjari took BOB at the AKC Eukanuba National Championship in Orlando, FL on December 16, 2012. To top the win his dam GCH Emerald Isle Grima took BOS. Furthermore, our GCH Logi received the 1st Award of Excellence. A very special day for our dogs and our breeding program as well as Fjari's owner/handler and his co-owner. Winning at the Eukanuba National Championship has become a "family affair", Fjari's littermate Isneista Christmas Star (Heidi) was BOS at the 2011 event.

GCH Emerald Isle Grima and her son GCH Isneista Fjari


 
Our AKC GCH CH Emerald Isle Grima won the Herding Group in Chickasha, OK on November 18, 2012. 
 
Ísneista Alspora Snati of Bayshore finished his AKC GCH on March 16, 2013 at the age of 17 months. Snati is the son of GCH Gerplu Spori and Gjósku Alfadís Engström.




AKC GCH CH Logi (Bjarklands Logi) is multiple BOB winner and has several Group placements. In 2012 he was the No.7 All Breed and No. 10 Breed Icelandic Sheepdog in the US.
Logi is an Icelandic import and is the son of Stefsstells Stefnir and Kirkjufells Heba.
AKC GCH CH Ísneista Christmas Star, RN (Heidi) won BOS at the AKC Eukanuba National Championship in Orlando, FL in Dec. 2011.
Heidi is multiple BOB winner and Group placer and was the number 2 All Breed and number 10 Breed Icelandic Sheepdog in the US in 2011. Heidi is the daughter of our GCH Gerplu Spori and GCH Emerald Isle Gríma.



 
AKC GCH CH Gerplu Spori won BOB three times in 
Topeka, KS in August 2011. 
In 2011 Spori was the number 11 All Breed and number 9 Breed Icelandic Sheepdog in the US. 
 
AKC GCH CH Emerald Isle Grima is a multiple BOB winner. Gríma was BOS at the 2012 Eukanuba/AKC National Championship and invited to the 2012 Westminster show. She was the only Icelandic Sheepdog to win the Herding group in 2012. Gríma ended 2012 as the top ranked Icelandic Sheepdog bitch in the US and was  No. 7 Breed and 3 All Breed. Grima is the dam of 18 puppies, three of which are AKC Champions.


 
AKC CH Sólarstjörnu Veiga completed her AKC Championship on February 11, 2012. 
Veiga is a BOB and multiple BOS winner and was the number 20 All Breed Icelandic Sheepdog in the US in 2011.
Veiga is an Icelandic import and is the daughter of ISCH Kirkjufells Kappi and Stjörnuljósa Skógar Panda.
 
 

AKC CH Ísneista Fjári won BOB and Group 4 at Mount Pleasant Michigan Kennel Club Show on June 11, 2011.
Fjári is multiple BOB winner and was the number 7 All Breed and number 11 Breed Icelandic Sheepdog in the US in 2011.
Fjári is the son of our Gerplu Spori and Emerald Isle Gríma.
Our Icelandic Sheepdogs

AKC GCH CH Emerald Isle Gríma






AKC GCH CH Bjarklands Logi



AKC Bronze GCH CH Ísneista Alspora Snati of Bayshore

Ísneista Sóta at Liberty Run

AKC CH Bayshore's Katla at Avatar

We are a small kennel in Norman, Oklahoma raising Icelandic Sheepdogs.

For information about the Icelandic sheepdog in the US see the webpage of the Icelandic Sheepdog Association of America. For the international standard and some international links see the ISIC webpage. For information about the Icelandic Sheepdog in Iceland (in Icelandic) see the webpage of DÍF.


If you are interested in a puppy from a future litter please contact us. We would appreciate if you could provide us with the information in the Puppy Application.

Thordur Runólfsson
Phone: (405) 317-3935
e-mail: thordrun@yahoo.com

Show Results



Past Litters




AKC GCH Gerplu Spori

  AKC CH Ísneista Skundi






Our dogs and their offspring did very well in the first Icelandic Sheepdog National Specialty Show in Ohio in October 2009 with Spori winning best male in the Open Class twice and coming in second once, Ísneista Fjári (from our 2008 litter) winning best 6-12 month old puppy three times and overall best puppy once and Ísneista Meyla (from our 2007 litter) winning best altered once and second best altered bitch twice.

Ísneista Fjári winning Best Puppy in Show at the ISAA Nationals at 9 months old. Pat Putman was the judge.



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