Here is some articles and photos from my collection through the years from Danish newspapers and magazines and mostly with our own dogs.
November 7th, 2008
on the frontpage.
Distributed to 47.000 households in Denmark.
November 7th, 2008
An article by Pia Kristensen
"Vi med hund" magazine
Dandie Dinmont Terrier:
The photo is showing our Sally
(Sunjoy's Something Special at Eclair)
"Berlingske Tidende" April 21st, 2008 - "the Daily weather-photo"
is showing "Chili" (Strike Elvira Endless Embrace) owned by Grete Klansø and breed by Gun Stävenborg in Sweden
"Se & Hør"
This image of "Pussi" (Goliath's Octopussi Pepper) was used many times in the periode 1992-1995 as advertising on television animal programs.
Advertising magazine from a shopping mall "City 2" for a shop with exclusive clothing for women. September 1994
In the photo is
"Vimax Casey Cassandra"
"Politiken" May 15th, 1993.
Forget about the shit bags"
Local newspaper "Herning Folkeblad"
November 9th, 1992.
"It was with great seriousness as the Terriers were being shown to the judges. Here it is Nicoline Renard from Vallensbaek showing her Dandie Dinmont Terrier bitch "Vimax Casey Cassandra" to the juged.
The dog became BOB.
"Familie Journalen" on March 25th, 1989 saying:
"The divorce gave the dog a chance" Meaning we had both been married before and that Max already had his own dog, an "Old English Sheepdog" in the house before Vibeke and her boys moved in. So Vibeke wanted to have her "own" dog and it became the lovely rare breed Dandie Dinmont Terrier.
"Fyns Stiftstidende 18th of April 1988"
"Max Renard, Vallensbæk is making one of his Dandie Dinmont Terriers look nice for the exhibition. A little girl is trying to "pick up the trick from him".
In 1988 we also tested a "seat belt" at dogs for the "United Danish Motor compagny" and it was shown in different newspapers.
In the seat belt is "Goliaths Octopussy Pepper" own by Vibeke & Max Renard, Vallensbæk
"Morgenposten (Fyn) Søndag 16th of April 1987"
"Brilliant Pepper Irmelin Rose" a five year old beauty bitch of the rare breed Dandie Dinmont Terrier is looking with all her love at her owner & breeder Jytte Suhr, Farum (Kennel Brilliant)
This is Norman and Xaria - our first Dandies from
"Kennel Salicia" in the Nederland. It is from a weekly paper in Fyn"Ugeavisen Svendborg" on
the 24th of March 1986.
The words under the photo of Norman says:
"Norman is a good looking guy"
Kennel Vimax'first advertisement from 1986
"Aalborg Stiftstidende" on Monday
the 20th of May 1985.
The text by the photo said:
Here is "Norman" is a Dandie Dinmont Terrier and he got tired and did not let anything disturb him.
(Behind is Vibeke and Max Renard)
A "Dandie" gentleman
Poems from the United States of America
What is a Dandie
D is for determination, which he has plenty of,
A is for affection (he really is a love);
N is for a novelty, because he’s one of few;
D is for devotion (he always thinks of you);
I is for intelligence – you can see it in his face;
E is for his eyes (there are no finer any place).
D is for his devilment, we’ll confess this is a fact;
I is for his innocence – when you catch him in the act;
N is for nervous; he’s not at all, we’ll promise you;
M is for mustard-colour (they come in pepper, too!);
O is for obedient, they really can be trained;
N is for nutty – sometimes he acts insane;
T is for the top of his powder puff top knot;
Put this all together and what have you got?
You have a dandy of a dog.. DANDIE DINMONT
Copyright © 2005. All rights reserved by the Dandie Dinmont Terrier Club of America. (Permission granted).
From United Kingdom about 1948
Dandie Dinmont Terrier
Pepper or Mustard - - - - what’s the odds.
Valiant, varmint, lithe and low.
These were the hounds that the wise old gods
took to their hunting an aeon ago;
These when the wild boar stamped and stood,
these when the gaunt wolf snapped at bay,
grim and relentless, rash and rude,
went for the throat in the Dandie way.
Deep in the slope of that dome-like head,
under the topknot crimped and curled,
surely the fighting fire was fed.
Before the fires were cool in the world?
Syrely ‘twas these that the caveman kept
comrades in hunting, sport and war,
sharing the shelves where their masters slept,
tearing the bones that their masters tore!
No? well have it the way you please;
But I’ll wager it wasn’t a show ring fox,
Poodle or Pom or Pekinese,
that bayed the mammoth among the rocks;
But something tousled, and tough, and blue,
lined like a weasel - - - arch and dip,
coming up late, like the Dandies do,
and going right in with the border grip.
(The above was published in a Dandie Mag. in UK about 60 years ago)
About the dog
"THE POWER OF THE DOG"
There is sorrow enough in the natural way
From men and women to fill our day;
And when we are certain of sorrow in store,
Why do we always arrange for more?
Brothers and Sisters, I bid you beware
Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
Buy a pup and your money will buy
Love unflinching that cannot lie -
Perfect passion and worship fed
By a kick in the ribs or a pat on the head.
Nevertheless it is hardly fair
To risk your heart for a dog to tear.
When the fourteen years which nature permits
Are closing in asthma, or tumour, or fits,
And the vet' s unspoken prescription runs
To lethal chambers or loaded guns,
Then you will find - its your own affair -
But ... you've given your heart to a dog to tear.
When the body that lived at your single will,
With its whimper of welcome, is stilled (how still!)
When the spirit that answered your every mood
Is gone - wherever it goes - for good,
You will discover how much you care,
And will give your heart to a dog to tear.
We've sorrow enough in the natural way,
When it comes to burying Christian clay.
Our loves are not given, but only lent,
At compound interest of cent per cent.
Though it is not always the case, I believe,
That the longer we've kept 'em, the more do we grieve:
For when debts are payable, right or wrong,
a short-time loan is as bad as a long -
so why in - Heaven (before we are there)
should we give our hearts to a dog to tear?
Westminster Kennel Klub 2012
Se denne video med nogle dejlige Dandie Dinmont Terrier:
KENNEL BELL MEAD, a Dandie Dinmont kennel
and a school for girls who wanted to know about dogs and and how to take care of dogs:
You do not become rich by breeding Dandie Dinmont Terrier, but you get a much richer life.
I want to tell a little about breeding a vulnable breed, especially in a little country like Denmark.
Dandie Dinmont Trust
and the Glaucoma research
Hannes Lohi and Saija Ahonen and their research
team found the chromosome in January 2009.
If you like to know more you can visit the research group pages here: http://www.koirangeenit.fi
You can visit their homepage either by clicking the link below.