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about us

Welcome to the home of Veredon Whippets, Sheffield South Yorkshire.

Founded on Hillsdown Bitch lines, our select Whippet kennel has achieved notable sucess in show rings, in the strongest of competition.

We have strived for a consistent "type" with the quality and elegance that is so important in this wonderful breed.

We have bred champion Whippets in United Kingdom and overseas. 

All of our dogs live in our home and are very much loved "Family" members.

Breeder/Owner Russell is a championship show judge of the breed approved to award CC's in the United Kingdom.

Russell has judged the breed in England, Scotland, The Netherlands and Germany and has future over seas judging appointments.

We have the breed at heart and aim to breed Whippets purely ' fit for function' with happy outgoing temperaments.

 
 
 
 
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THE BREED

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THE BREED STANDARD...

General Appearance

Balanced combination of muscular power and strength, with elegance and grace of outline. Built for speed and work. All forms of exageration should be avoided.

Characteristics

An ideal companion. Highly adaptable is domestic and sporting surroundings.

Temperament 

Gentle, affectionate and even disposition.

Head & Skull

Long and lean, flat on top tapering to muzzle with a slight stop. Rather wide between the eyes. Jaws powerful and clean cut. Nose black (in blues a bluish colour is permitted; in livers a nose of the same colour permitted; in whites or particolours a butterfly is permissible).

Neck

Long, muscular, elegantly arched.

Eyes

Oval, bright, expression very alert.

Ears

Rose shaped, small, fine in texture.

Mouth

Jaws strong with a perfect, regular and complete scissor bite

Forequarters

Shoulders oblique and muscular, blades carried up to the top of the spine, where thy are clearly defined. Forelegs straight and upright. Front not too wide. Pasterns strong with a slight spring. Elbows set well under the body.

Body

Chest very deep with plenty of heart room, brisket deep, well defined. Broad back, firm, somewhat long, showing a definite arch over the loin, but not humped. Loin giving the impression of strength and power. Ribs well-sprung, muscled on back.

Hindquarters

Strong, broad across thighs, stifles well bent, hocks well let down. Well developed second thighs. Dog able to stand over a lot of ground and show great driving power.

Tail

No feathering, Long, tapering, when in action carried in a delicate curve upward, but not over back.

Feet

Very neat, well split up between toes. knuckles well arched, pads thick and strong

Gait/Movement

Free, hindlegs coming well under body for propulsion. Forelegs thrown wll forward low over the ground, true coming and going. General movement not to look stilted, high stepping, short or mincing.

Coat

Fine, short. close in texture.

Colour

Any colour or mixture of colours.

Size

Height: Dogs 47-51cms (18.5-20 inches) Bitches 44-47cm (17.5-18.5 inches)

Faults

Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault with which the fault should be regarded should be in direct proportion to its degree.

Note

Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully  descended into the scrotum. 

 

 
 
 
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Our DOGS

 
 
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NL. DK. INT. CH 'LANAKESHENA LOVE IN MOTION AT VEREDON' 

1RCC 8CAC 7CACIB DUTCH WINNER 2014

RESERVE DOG CC CRUFTS 2011

Falconcrag Valente At Veredon x Collooney Go Girl Go For Lanakeshena

DOB | 19.07.2009

"REEF"

Sire of top winning stock in the United Kingdom and over seas including champions

AVAILABLE AT STUD TO APPROVED BITCHES

 

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NEVEDITH WOOFA WIZARD OF VEREDON 1CC

Ch Nut chip of Nevedith JW x Int. Ch Nevedith Teafa Tipple

DOB | 30.08.2012

"NEV"

AVAILABLE AT STUD TO APPROVED BITCHES

 

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Veredon Vivienne Westwood

Falconcrag Valente at Veredon x Veredon Va Va Voom

DOB | 21.07.2009

"TILLY"

Championship Show first prize winner


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supeta's black magique of veredon

Nevedith Woofa Wizard of Veredon x Ch. Supeta's Dazzalicious

DOB | 27.08.2013

"GINNY"

Ginny is from the first litter Sired by Nevedith Woofa Wizard Of Veredon

Bred by Sue & Fiona Mycroft (Supeta's Whippets)

This beautiful black and white bitch has won multiple classes at Championship Show level.

She is the Dam of our current litter.


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Veredon Geeuz A Gander 1CC 1 RCC

Nevedith Zufor Zeffa x Cedarridge Vanilla Skies over Veredon

DOB | 04.10.2016

"GERTY"

1st GB & Res Bitch CC Welsh Kennel Club 2017 - Mrs Dawn Mason (Aphrael)

1st Limit, Bitch CC & Reserve Best In Show N.E.W.S. Championship Show 2017 -

Mr Magnus Hagstedt (Signum, Sweden).

1st PGB - Leeds Championship Show 2017 - Mr Ian Sexton

1st GB Northern Counties WC Championship Show 2017 - Mrs Sarah Pirie (Limesfault)

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This beautiful fawn bitch has rarely been unplaced at Championship Show level and has qualified for Crufts 2018.

 

 

 

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We are thrilled to introduce Phoebe's TWIN boys - Reggie & Ronnie,

Veredon Lessons In Love & Veredon Learn Your Lesson.

Born on 15th Sept. 2017.

Veredon Lessons In Love (Top) will be staying at Veredon and campaigned in 2018

Sire; Becscott Lessons Dreamer of Jasarat 

VEREDON BABY LOVE

NL. DK. INT. CH. Lanakeshena Love In Motion At Veredon

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Cedarridge Vanilla Skies Over Veredon

DOB | 03.01.2014

"PHOEBE"

Phoebe has produced a beautiful litter of two twin Dog puppies born Autumn 2017 Sired by Becscott Lessons Dreamer of Jasarat (Bailey). 

This beautiful quality fawn bitch will be campaigned in 2018.

 

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SUPETA'S THE SPECIAL ONE OF VEREDON

Nevedith Zufor Zeffa x Ch Supeta's Eclipse

DOB | 10.10.2016

"MEGAN"


 'Megan' will be shown in partnership with Fiona Mycroft.

'Megan' is a grand daughter of our own 'Reef' - NL DK Int Ch. Lanakeshena Love In Motion at Veredon, and great grand daughter of our beloved 'Ritchie' Falconcrag Valente at Veredon. She has made an explosive start in the ring winning a huge MPB class at WELKS on her debut under the highly respected Mr Roger Stock (Courthill) qualifying her for Crufts 2018. We are very excited about this beautiful bitch puppy. 

Megan has had a wonderful puppy career winning several Puppy classes in 2017 - she has never been placed lower than 3rd in huge classes at UK Championship Shows.

STOP PRESS!

Megan wins a huge Junior Bitch Class at NEWS Championship Show under highly respected Whippet Judge - Mr Magnus Hagstedt (Signum, Sweden)

VEREDON CARELESS WHISPER

Selinko Black Panther x Supeta's Black Magique of Veredon

D.O.B. 30.05.2017

''Mick''

                   Pictured at 6 Months old - 'Mick' will make his show debut in December 2017

                  Pictured at 6 Months old - 'Mick' will make his show debut in December 2017

 
 
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CHAMPIONS

 
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SWE. NOR. LAT. DAN. FIN. LUX & INT. CH VEREDON VANILLA RANGER AT WINDWALKER

Ch Fullerton Dream Mover x Hillsdown Chic At Veredon

DOB | 10.10.2006

"INDY"
Owned by Anita & Knut Weirud & Age Gjetnes

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Ch Veredon VIP JW 3 CC's 2 rcc's

Falconcrag Valente at Veredon x Veredon Va Va Voom

DOB | 21.07.2009

"ROSSI"

Owned by Mrs Pam Copley

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NL DK & INT Ch. Lanakeshena love in motion at veredon 1RCC (CRUFTS)

Falconcrag Valente At Veredon x Collooney Go Girl Go For Lanakeshena

DOB | 19.07.2009

"REEF"

Owned by Mr R P Sykes

NL CH VEREDON OF LOVE

NL DK INT. CH Lanakeshena Love in Motion at Veredon x Cedarridge Vanilla Skies over Veredon 1CC

DOB | 03.01.2014

"BELLA"

Owned by Mr Wim Wiersma (Of Summer's Joy Whippets, Netherlands)

 
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Our PUPPIES

We breed only when we want a puppy for ourselves, with much thought and consideration put into each litter bred. 

We occasionally may have puppies available, for further information OR to go on our waiting list, please contact us.

We have no litters at present  - our next litter we hope will be arrive in Autumn 2018.

 

 

 
 

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OUR FAMILY

 
 

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CONTACT US

RUSSELL SYKES @ VEREDON WHIPPETS

Located in the heart of Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

Telephone: +44 (0) 114 257 0950

Mobile: +44 (0) 7503 415 391

Please leave a message if not available and we will respond at our earliest convenience.

 
 
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