2010
Oct 2010-Rowan goes Best of Winners and Best Puppy in Breed under breeder judge Ed MacDonald
Oct 2010 Rowan wins Best Puppy in Show at Lower Mainland Dog Fanciers Show at Abbotsford Tradex (Canada's largest dog show) and completes his Canadian Championship going best of opposite over male specials at only 7 months old.
Sept 2010 Merriweather goes Winners Bitch in her class at DCA in Riverside California. And Merriweather earns her CGC title.
Sept 2010 Rowan’s first show goes best of Winners at Fraser Valley Dog Show.
Jan 2010 Western Washington Cluster Dog Show in Puyallup Washington Merriweather goes Best of Winners over all the boys both days to earn 5 points toward her American Championship.
Nov 2009 Elsie Murray Canine Centre Society Dog Show Merriweather goes Best of Breed and Best Puppy in Group at 9 months.
Oct 2009 Lower Mainland Dog Fanciers of BC, largest dog show in Canada Merriweather goes Best of Opposite 3 times including once in Dachshund Specialty.
Merriweather finishes her Canadian Championship at 8 months old.
Aug 2009 Castlegar Dog Show Merriweather gets her first group 4th under Judge Carmen Haller at 7 months old.
July 2009 Vernon and District Kennel Club Merriweather goes Best of Breed, Best Puppy in Breed and Best Puppy in Group on her 6 month birthday, under Judge Elliot Weiss, 2010 Westminster Best in Show judge.

Ch.Matutake's Fair Merriweather CGC CGN will be bred to Irish Import Ch Barmaud Rowan CGN in the beginning of 2012 puppies anticipated for mid 2012. Contact breeder for inquires or to be added to the waitlist.

Rowan passes all his OFA testing for thyroid cardiac and patella.

Tenasen turns 1 year...happy Birthday Sweetie!!!

Tenasen starts her obedience training, owner handled and under the tutelage of the exemplary trainer Donna Bradley.

Merriweather qualifies for 2 legs of her obedience CD title.

Lisa Maki makes a change from human to veterinary nursing and accepts a Job at Abbotsford #1 ranked animal hospital…. Whatcom rd Vet Hospital.
Lisa Maki is now a featured continuing columnist for Doxie Digest magazine USA publication. Watch for her articles in various issues.

Ch Barmaud Rowan turns 1 year old! In only a few shows Rowan finished his first year as the #2 Standard Wire Dachshund puppy in Canada and the #4 Standard Wirehaired Dachshund overall in Canada.
Cahladen Puppies go to their new forever homes. Hope goes to Faith Roberts and the Roberts family. Rogue goes to Heather Janine Kell and hubby in LA California. Benz goes to Jo-Ann Barnes, Mike Stan and sweet boy Matthias and Alfie goes to the family of Peter and Helen Kyriakides + 4 boys. All families report the transition has gone smoothly and that they love their puppies dearly. Congratulations to all families on their new additions!  Nine day after the birth…we lose our little DeWhite….heart break at Cahladen
L  Merriweather’s 6 healthy babies arrive…Hooray!   Merriweather is bred to Hunter.  Lisa and Merriweather travel to Riverside California for the Dachshund Club of America show. In 8 months of limited showing as a puppy Merriweather wins: 10 Best of Breeds, 10 Best of Opposite, 9 Best Puppy in Breed, 2 Best Puppy in Group, 6 Best of Winners and 1 Group 4th
Dec 2011 Tenasen goes Best of Winners and Best Puppy in Breed at Auld Lange Sine show.

Nov 2011 Tenasen goes Best of Winners and Best Puppy in Breed at Elsie Murray Dog show.

Oct 2011 Both Merriweather and Rowan earn their CGN titles.
Oct 2011 at Canada’s largest Dog Show Merriweather passes 2 legs of her Novice A Obedience with a High in Class and High in Specialty score of 193/200. She only has to qualify once more to have her Obedience CD title.

Oct 2011 Rowan passes the first leg of his junior earth dog test. Way to go Rowan!

Oct 2011 Rowan wins Best of Breed in the Western Dachshund Club Specialty Show over a whopping 17 Standard Wire entries which included the #1 SWD in Canada.

Oct 2011Tenasen wins Best Puppy in Breed at the Western Dachshund Club Specialty Show.

Sept 2011 Rowan wins a Group 4th under Breeder Judge Ed MacDonald.

Aug 19 2011 Rowan goes Best of Winners for a 5 point Major at the Cascade Dachshund Club Specialty Show in the US.

March 2011 Rowan goes Best of Winners (as a puppy) at Seattle Kennel club show to pick up points toward his US championship.

Feb 2011 Rowan wins a group 3rd and Best Puppy in Group at the Mt Cheam Canine Ass. Show.

Jan 5 2011 Merriweather and Cahladen Kennels are blessed with 6 healthy new born pups!

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Cahladen Kennels  and proud parents Merriweather and Rowan are proud to announce the arrival of our darling puppies born April 16/12  ...5 boys and 2 girls.
Tenasen goes Winners Bitch at The federation of Dachshund club of Canada show ( no males so no BOW) and is now a Canadian Champion.
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As our  beloved  Tenasen embarks on the start of her show career we could not be more proud and honoured to have these exemplary ladies to  showcase and  represent her, and our kennel in 2013.
We look forward with anticipation to this awesome partnership and the exciting journey that evolves in the wake of
Kanine- Kru helping Tenasen to meet her full potential in the conformation show ring in Canada and the USA.

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March 2013-Thank-you to all the judges this past weekend  in Prince Albert Saskatchewan for recognizing Tenasen’s quality with the following group placements:
Thora Brown Group 1
Janet Buchanan Group 1
Butch MacDonald Group 2
Allan Brown Group 2
Thomas Alexander Group 3
Sharon Derrick Group 3
Thanks to K9 Kru for their hard work, expertise and dedication to our beloved Tenasen.



Feb-2013 Cahladen Kennels is so excited and  proud to announce Tenasen’s first Best In Show win under judge Sandra Anderson!!!  We are also just thrilled about her Group 2 placement under judge Butch MacDonald. Many thanks to these judges for recognizing her quality. And a huge thanks to our fabulous handlers Trina Neil and Connie Krohn for presenting and showing Tenasen so beautifully!


At her first USA show on Saturday January 12, 2013 TENASEN GOES BEST OF WINNERS FOR A 3 POINT MAJOR at the Tacoma Kennel Club Show/Western Washington Cluster in Puyallup Washington.Congratulations to Tenasen and our thanks to Kanine Kru!

Feb 23-2013 Cahladen kennels is thrilled to announce another fabulous  BEST IN SHOW win for Tenasen under judge Cec Ringstrom and a a lovely group 1 placement under judge Robert Rowbotham!  A heartfelt hank-you judges and our thanks to K9-Kru.

Feb24/2013 Another outstanding day for dachshunds and for  Cahladen kennels as Tenasen takes an amazing  group 1 win under judge Rick Fehler and a  wonderful group 2 placement under judge Fred Heal. Thank you judges and thanks to Trina and Connie...handlers extraordinaire!!!