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A*starz Keeshonden

Keeshonden Available!

Across the country & world

Last Updated: 11/09/2017



We list keeshonden available from mainly kees club member sources. These can be litters, puppies, older dogs or rescued kees.
This service is *free*. Contact us at updates@astarz.info

Notice this banner and the BREEDER OF MERIT icons in the listings below.


With this status & the breeder being a member of the Keeshond Club of America, you can be assured the breeder is reputable. Most have companion kees available in their litters.

We applaud recent efforts by celebrities and the mainstream media to expose the abuses of commercial pet producers and auctions. Unfortunately, these abuses often carry over to smaller operations which at first glance may appear to be caring and family oriented but which in fact are only breeding to sell puppies with little, if any, attention to the health, temperament and quality of either their breeding stock or their puppies.
If you have decided you want a Keeshond, please do not buy from someone who is simply producing puppies for sale. Beware of folks who "breed for pets". Beware of those breeding "odd color kees". Kees colors are a combo of black, cream and gray. Not white, not parti color, not merle color. Those that are breeding for pets or color are really breeding for money. Red flags would be that they have puppies available most of the time, advertise on Internet sites such as "Next Day Pets". Talk to and buy from responsible, ethical breeders who continuously study pedigrees, do health checks and participate in organizations and activities to increase their knowledge of the breed and of their dogs. They will not just take your money but will help you confirm that a Keeshond is the right breed for you. If you do add a Keeshond to your family, a reputable breeder will be there to answer your many questions and serve as your mentor for the life of your dog.


BEWARE of volume keeshond breeders posing as reputable, ethical breeders. THEY ARE NOT. They sell over 100 puppies per year for a good income. You won't find a reputable breeder on these pages doing that! ASK QUESTIONS. Chances are, if your puppy or it's parents are registered with the Continental Kennel Club, it is NOT from a reputable breeder. A reputable breeder will have GENERATIONS of health tested kees with documents to go with them. A reputable breeder will have GENERATIONS of American Kennel Club Champions immediately in the 1st and 2nd generation behind your puppy, whether it is pet or show. You should not have to "dig" back into the 4th generation or farther to find a Champion! BEWARE! These folks are out to make money and they are NOT about producing quality kees. Don't take their word for it. Check them out and contact the Keeshond Club of America (KCA). www.keeshond.org. If your breeder is not affiliated with KCA, chances are, there is a good reason why!

NOTE: All sire/dams should have MINIMUM OFAd (Fair, Good or Excellent) and PHPT Testing. Dog test results should include "VPI" Verified Permanent Identification. In addition, the following tests may also have been performed & we encourage: stifle checks, thyroid clear, eye tests (CERF), Cardiac clearances, etc. ASK for hard copy of these documents. Do not assume, just because the breeder says the tests have been done, that they have. Get the documents!

You can check parent's health testing at the Orthopedic Foundation For Animals: www.ofa.org

We are not responsible for any mistakes or misrepresentations on this page. This is a free service to the breeders and the public only. We do not endorse, recommend nor take responsibility for anything other than providing the info.

Litters from sources below may contain both companion and show puppies. Most breeders don't have "all show quality" litters. Please ask the breeder when you contact them about the availability of companion kees.



Click here for QUESTIONS TO ASK BREEDERS Questions to ask breeders when looking for a kees pup
It is *very important* that you ask and be aware of these questions! They could save you pain & heartbreak later.

If you would like to adopt or foster one of the "NY PUPPY MILL KEES", click here FMI.
The kees are being sent all over the country, so there should be one available near you.



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CALIFORNIA (southern)

Rescue Kees available
Available to the right forever homes--Southern California area. Contact us for up to date info on our kees.

Susan McCoy, Southern CA Keeshond Rescue (SCKR)

At email:

adopt@foreverkees.org

Website:
http://www.foreverkees.org
Facebook: fb.me/SouthernCaliforniaKeeshondRescueSCKR
Phone: 805-527-4096

KANSAS

Several Rescue Kees available
Ages 1yr and up. Males and females. Available to the right forever homes.

Judy Hintzman

Keeshond Lovers United at email:

jahintzie@sunflower.com
or 785-550-5429
Website:
http://www.keeshondlovers.com

KANSAS

AKC Breeder of Merit

Litter born 9/4/2017: 4 girls + 3 boys
DAM: Ch Cornerstone's He Knows My Name, "Bonnie"
SIRE: GCH Adonai's Drawn From The Water, "Moses"
Both parents with CHIC numbers and passing tests. Puppies available to show, performance and companion homes.
Contact us for more information.
LISTED: 10/5/2017

Jean Leiker, Cornerstone Keeshonden

Phone: 785-625-8113
Websites: www.cornerstonekeeshonden.com AND
www.adonaikeeshonden.com/
As with any serious purchase, please ask for hard copy documents of health tests.

MARYLAND

Rescue Kees available
Several Rescued kees are available to the right matched up homes.
May be able to transport (with network help) to most parts of the Mid-Atlantic area.

Patti Hansen, Keeshond Affiliated Rescuers of the Mid-Atlantic

Email:

karmakeesrsq@gmail.com
Facebook Page: Keeshond Affiliated Rescuers of the Mid-Atlantic

Webpage: http://www.karmakees.org/

MICHIGAN

AKC Breeder of Merit

Litter born 10/1/2017: 6 boys + 2 girls
DAM: Ch Keesbrook's Discover Starstuff "Cecelia"
SIRE: GCHB Nytsky's Lytning Strykes at Ki-Mar "Stryker"
CHIC Number for Dam= OFA CHIC #113071, Sire= OFA CHIC #111057
Dam's OFA Health Tests: Click here
Sire's OFA Health Tests: Click here
Contact us for more information.
LISTED: 10/16/2017

Roseann Vorce, Discover Keeshonden

rlvorce@ameritech.net

As with any serious purchase, please ask for hard copy documents of health tests.

SOUTH CAROLINA

AKC Breeder of Merit

Litter due 10/10/2017
DAM: GCH Trumpet's Poundcake "Sara Lee"
SIRE: BISS GCHB KJ's McDreamy "Derek"
Dam's OFA Health Tests: Click here
Sire's OFA Health Tests: Click here
Contact us for more information.
LISTED: 10/5/2017
UPDATED: 10/16/2017

Beth Blankenship, Trumpet Keeshonden

trumpetshowdogs@icloud.com
Litter Webpage: Click Here
Website: http://trumpetshowdogs.com/

As with any serious purchase, please ask for hard copy documents of health tests.

VERMONT

AKC Breeder of Merit

Litter due 11/20/2017 (confirmed)
DAM: Ch Darcroft Legend of Grinder's Switch (Minnie Pearl)
SIRE: Am/Can Ch Kealoha-Shamrock TGIF at Keesbrook (Frankee)
Dam's OFA Health Tests: Click here
Sire's OFA Health Tests: Click here
Both parents have a Chic # & are PHPT tested negative or negative by decent.
Breeder is an AKC Breeder of Merit & KCA Legacy Award recipient.
LISTED: 11/8/2017

Doris Meadowcroft, Darcroft Keeshonden

darcroftkennels@yahoo.com
Phone: 802-464-2631
Cell: 609-922-0971
As with any serious purchase, please ask for hard copy documents of health tests.

VIRGINIA

Rescue Kees available
Several Rescued kees are available to the right matched up homes.
May be able to transport (with network help) to most parts of the Mid-Atlantic area.

Patti Hansen, Keeshond Affiliated Rescuers of the Mid-Atlantic

Email:

karmakeesrsq@gmail.com
Facebook Page: Keeshond Affiliated Rescuers of the Mid-Atlantic

Webpage: http://www.karmakees.org/

VIRGINIA

AKC Breeder of Merit

Litter born: 10/8/2017: 1 boy & 1 girl available
DAM: GCHB Keepsake EZ As Pi For Nightwind
SIRE: CH Keepsake Hot Rod Lincoln NA OAJ
Dam's OFA CHIC#122696, Dam's OFA Info: Click Here
Sire's OFA CHIC#115307, Sire's OFA Info: Click Here
Keepsake Keeshonden are beautiful, structurally sound, and have great temperaments. They have been successful in the breed ring, obedience, and agility, as well as being great companions. Puppies are available to show, performance, and companion homes.
LISTED: 11/03/2017

Margaret Bissell, Keepsake Keeshonden

deffannettelyhot@aol.com OR
434-238-3734

As with any serious purchase, please ask for hard copy documents of health tests.

WISCONSIN

AKC Breeder of Merit

Litter born: 9/8/2017 = 3 boys + 2 girls
DAM: Ch Markwright's Shades of Time
SIRE: Ch Markwright's Black Hills Gold ROMX (historic dog; frozen semen)
Sire has health clearances on Hips, Eyes, Knees, Thyroid; (dog done before CHIC was offered) OFA Test Page: Click Here
Dam CHIC#105290, OFA Test Page: Click Here
Contact us for more information.
LISTED: 08/31/2017
UPDATED: 10/5/2017

Mary Ellen Meyer, Markwright Keeshonden

markwrightkeeshond@yahoo.com OR
920-901-1651(Cell)

As with any serious purchase, please ask for hard copy documents of health tests.

WISCONSIN

Puppy available, whelped: 6/2/2017
DAM: GCH CH KJs Dreamsicle RN RATO CGC "Stella"
SIRE: MBISS MRBIS GCHS CH Wund-R Y Bases Loaded CD BN RN RATN CGCA HOF "Winston"
CHIC Number for Dam= OFA CHIC #118499, Sire= OFA CHIC #98011
Dam's OFA Health Tests: Click here
Sire's OFA Health Tests: Click here
Sire is 2016 KCA Best of Breed, 2016 Westminster Award of Merit Winner. Both parents are PHPT negative by decent. Looking for a forever home either show or companion.
UPDATED: 11/03/2017

Angie Malanick (Member of Keeshond Club of America)

amalanick@gmail.com OR
Phone: 920-458-0221

As with any serious purchase, please ask for hard copy documents of health tests.

CANADA

Nothing for Canada at this time.

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If you are interested in an A*starz puppy, more information about our stud dogs or for referrals to other reputable breeders who may be having A*starz related litters (we refer to everyone whether A*starz related or not), older dogs or rescue kees, feel free to contact us at the address below.

Also refer to History of A*starz

For info about particular dogs, see A*starz Dogs Info Pages


A*STARZ TOP PICK PUPPIES - YES, We Do Sell Our Best!

If you are interested in SHOW or PERFORMANCE prospect pups, we may have the right one for you. Since we have a personal dog limit of 5 (and we don't keep boys), some of our best go to serious, loving show and performance homes. We can't keep them all! If you think you may be interested, contact us for details soon, as these special kids will be spoken for early on!


Note that we do have companion pups in each litter, however, most often they are spoken for about 6mos+ in advance.

If you are interested in a RESCUE KEES (100% recycled keeshond), see Keeshond Rescue of North America ...
click here!

A*starz Keeshonden
Donna Stekli & Lemuel Burnett
in WV

To contact us by email Click Here!



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