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News

28 July 2014
Zenfro has moved to the UK.
Zenfro Alaskan Malamutes is now located in Cornwall, England.

Updated contact details coming soon!

08 September 2012
Dolly wins RUBISS
At the Northern Alaskan Malamute Club Championship Show today, Dolly was awarded Runner Best in Show and Junior in show under judge Paul Willauck (USA). At the same show Rory was awarded Dog Challenge and Open in Show.

19 February 2012
Rory wins NZ Bred of Group
At the Horowhenua Kennel Assoc Champ Shows this weekend, Rory won 2 x Best of Breed as well as NZ BRED OF GROUP yesterday under Mrs D Duffin (Vic). Rory's sire Fred took 2 x Reserve of Breed.

18 February 2012
Dolly wins Reserve on Parade
At the Spitz Breeds Club Ribbon parade today, held in conjunction with Horowhenua Kennel Assoc, Dolly was awarded RESERVE ON PARADE and BABY PUPPY ON PARADE at just under 6 months of age. Dolly was handled by her co-breeder Kathleen Corkum.

23 January 2012
New titles and show wins for Lennox!
At the Manawatu Kennel Association Champ Shows this weekend, Lennox took 4 x Dog CC's, 4 x Best of Breed, 1 x RESERVE OF GROUP, 2 x NZ BRED OF GROUP and 1 x NZ BRED IN SHOW earning his last points to his CH title. Last race season Lennox became our most recent dual titled Champion when he gained his SDCH title! Lennox lives with Rachel Taylor and Daniel Tear in Palmerston North

26 September 2011
Rory wins Runner Up Best in Show
At the Taupo Kennel Association Championship show yesterday, under judge N Trainer (NZ) and an entry of 649 dogs, Rory won RUNNER UP BEST IN SHOW. As always, Rory was handled by Desrae Beckett. We are so proud of them both!

24 September 2011
Fizz wins Junior in Show & Vogue Best in Show
At the Northern Alaskan Malamute Club Champ Show today, Fizz was awarded JUNIOR IN SHOW under judge Rosemary Leist, USA. BEST IN SHOW was awarded to Vogue.

26 August 2011
Puppies arrived 25 August
Shady's 6 puppies arrived 25 August. The puppies page will be updated soon.

19 December 2010
Rory wins Best of Group (Group 1)
At the Hutt Valley Kennel Centre Champ Show, Saturday 18 December, Rory placed Best of Group under NZ judge Mrs J Hamilton.

22 November 2010
Rory wins Best of Group (Group 1)
At the Wairarapa Kennel Association Champ Show, Saturday 20 Nov, Rory placed Best of Group under NZ judge Mrs B. Hyde.

24 October 2010
Rory wins Best in Specialty Show!
At the Northern Alaskan Malamute Club Champ Show 2010, judge Ian Luke (Australia) awarded Rory BEST IN SHOW and NZ BRED IN SHOW. Rory was handled by Desrae Beckett.

11 October 2010
New titles for Lennox, Rocky and Shady!
Following a very successful race season Rocky is now officially known as Zenfro Eye of the Tiger, SD, WTD and Lennox as Zenfro Smoke on the Water, SDX! Over in Canada, Shady has passed the Temperament Test with flying colours and is the third generation with the TT title! Fred's Canadian son Barney was also successful in gaining his TT title.

26 September 2010
Rory wins Reserve of Group (Group 2)
At the Manawatu Kennel Association Championship Show, Rory won Reserve of Group and Intermediate under judge Roger Ellis (NSW). This was Rory's last show in the Intermediate Class.

10 August 2010
Rory wins Intermediate of Group
At the Upper Hutt Kennel Association Championship Show, Sunday 8 August, under judge Mrs T McDonald from Queensland, Rory was awarded Best of Breed and Intermediate of Group. Rory is handled by Desrae Beckett.

23 July 2010
A new face at Zenfro
We eagerly await the arrival of Shady early 2011. Check back for updates and visit Shady's page here.

18 July 2010
2 new Sled Dog Champions!
Congratulations to Greg and Rachel Taylor with Lennox and Scott Huppert with Rocky! Following the NAMC Rave Up, Waiotapu, Rotorua this weekend, Lennox will now be officially known as Zenfro Smoke on the Water, SD and Rocky as Zenfro Eye of the Tiger, SD.

10 July 2010
Puppies have arrived
Moana's puppies were born 7th July. There are none available but if you are interested in a puppy from a future Zenfro litter, please fill in the Puppy Enquiry Form.

30 August 2009
Oreo Wins Best in Show!
At just 4 days shy of her 11th birthday, Oreo pulls off BEST IN SHOW the Northern Alaskan Malamute Club Open show under judge Darrin Croft (NZ). At the same show Rory won Junior in Show, Lennox Limit in Show and Thandi Baby in Show.

29 August 2009
Fred wins Runner Up Best in Show
At the Northern Alaskan Malamute Club Championship Show, Fred was awarded Runner Up Best in Show under Australian judge Donna Puttock. At the same show Rory won Junior in Show and Lennox Limit in Show.

Donna Puttock's critique of Fred reads: "Moderate dog of excellent type. Excellent head piece with soft expression and lovely temperament. Excellent proportions with good lay of shoulder, good length of neck into shoulder and good length of upper arm, moderate turn of stifle with short hock, good carriage back of ribs with strong loin. Balanced on the move with excellent reach and drive, strong topline and good tail carriage. This dog could go all day and was a pleasure to watch gait around the ring."

30 May 2009
Moana wins BEST IN SHOW
Moana wins BEST IN SHOW at the Non Sporting and Utility Dog Society Championship Show under judge Mr Bill Chambers (Queensland).

24 May 2009
Moana wins NZ Bred of Group
At her first show in 2 years Moana wins NZ Bred of Group under judge Mr R Ness at the Upper Hutt Kennel Club Show.

30 March 2009
Fred wins Best of Group
Fred wins Best of Group under Mr Burton (NSW) at the Napier Kennel Centre Champ Show.

02 November 2008
Rory is a NZ Champion!
Rory was awarded his 8th CC today under NZ judge H Burn making him Zenfro's newest Champion. We are hugely proud of Rory!

26 October 2008
Rory wins Reserve of Group
Rory won Best of Breed, Reserve of Group and NZ Bred of group today under NSW judge Mrs A Lane at the Manawatu Kennel Association Champ Show. Also today Jack placed 5th out of 73 puppies in Sweepstakes. The judge was Mr C Dickens, SA.

25 October 2008
Sally is now a NZ Champion
Sally was awarded her 8th and 9th CC's today at the Manawatu Kennel Association Champ Show.

19 October 2008
Jack wins Puppy of Group
Jack won puppy of Group today at the Ruahine Kennel Association Championship show under NZ judge Rosemary Hubrich.

26 July 2008
Storm wins NZ Bred of Group
At the Wellington Management Board Champ Show Storm won NZ Bred of Group under judge Mrs B Murdoch (NZ).

06 July 2008
Storm wins Best of Group and NZ Bred in Show
At the Hutt Valley Champ Show today Storm took Best of Group and NZ Bred in Show under judge Mrs Lyn Watson, Victoria.

05 July 2008
In Show wins for Storm and Rory
At the Spitz Breeds Club Championship show Storm won Best of Breed and NZ Bred in Show under judge Mr Peter Warby (NSW). At the same show Rory won Puppy in Show.

08 June 2008
Storm wins NZ Bred of Group
Storm took back to back Best of Breed wins in Auckland this weekend at the NZKC Exhibition Centre Championship Shows and on Saturday won NZ Bred of Group under judge Maree McKenzie (Australia). At the same show Storm placed 2nd in NZ Bred Stakes and Rory was placed in the final 10 in Puppy Stakes.

06 April 2008
Chopper wins Puppy of Group
Chopper won Puppy of Group today at the Geraldine County Kennel Association Champ Show under judge Ms Diana Norman (QLD)

05 April 2008
Joni is a NZ Champion
Joni is our latest NZ Champion.

09 March 2008
Chopper wins back to back Baby Puppy of Group
At the Oamaru Kennel Association Championship show Chopper won Baby Puppy of Group under judge Mr Clyde Rogers (NZ). He also placed 5th in Puppy Sweepstakes at the same show. He followed this with Baby Puppy of Group on Sunday under judge Mr Fernando Quilles (Brazil). Way to go Garth!

02 March 2008
Rory wins Baby Puppy of Group
At the Central Hawkes Bay Kennel Society Championship show Rory won Baby Puppy of Group under judge Mr A McQuire (QLD). Rory has already won Best Dog and Reserve of Breed against much older competition!

18 February 2008
Fred is a NZ Champion
Fred was awarded his 8th & 9th CC's this weekend under judges Mr Craig Scott (NZ) and Mrs Doreen Duffin (Vic) making him Zenfro's newest New Zealand Champion.

03 February 2008
Chopper wins Baby Puppy of Group
Chopper - Zenfro Highway Star, owned and handled by Garth Poland, won 2 x Baby Puppy of Groups and first in Puppy Sweepstakes at the Canterbury Kennel Assocation Open Shows today. The judges were Mr Robert Manning and Mrs Cathy Wallace.

05 September 2007
Barney is a Canadian Champion
Fred's son Barney won his last points today making him a Canadian Champion. At the same show Fred's sire Printer took BEST IN SHOW!

01 July 2007
Fred wins Intermediate of Group
Fred wins Intermediate of Group at the Hauraki Kennel Assoc Championship show in Auckland today under judge Mr Erich Singer (Australia).

16 June 2007
NAMC 10th Anniversary Champ Show
At the Northern Alaskan Malamute Club's 10th Anniversary Championship Show under breed specialist judge Mrs Nancy Russell (USA):

Best Baby Puppy in Show: Joni
Best Intermediate in Show: Fred
Reserve Bitch CC: Frostie

On the same day Joni won 2 x Baby Puppy of Groups under NZ judges Mrs K Hardwick and Mrs D Brown. She was handled by Greg Taylor.

30 September 2006
Storm wins Runner Up Best in Specialty Show
Storm was awarded Runner Up Best in Show today at the Northern Alaskan Malamute Club Championship Show under judge Peter Stables (NZ). This was Storm's 8th Challenge making him a NZ Champion.

Storm was handled by Jolyon Harris of North Kennels.

At the same show, Moana took Junior in Show and Storm won Best Mover Over 12 months.

06 June 2005
Oreo wins Best in Specialty Show
Oreo wins BEST IN SPECIALTY SHOW under breeder / judge Wendy Willhauck (USA) on 4th June.

We thank Oreo's breeder Sandy Logan of Waterstone Kennels, Alberta, Canada for breeding this stunning bitch and for sending her to New Zealand:-)

In addition, Oreo's daughter Frostie won NZ Bred in Show and "Best Mover" and youngest daughter Moana won Baby Puppy in Show.

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