This page contains news on dachshunds owned or bred by John and Jolanta Jeanneney.
We also include information on descendents of dogs, which came out of our breeding.
For more information call John or Jolanta at 518-872-1779. To order John's book on Tracking Dogs for Finding Wounded Deer click here.

May 25, 2010

FC Gilda v Moosbach-Zuzelek and FC Joeri vom Nonnenschlag became parents of 5 puppies - 2 females and 4 males. To read more about the whelping click here.

May 22, 2010

FC Keena v Moosbach-Zuzelek and FC Joeri vom Nonnenschlag became parents of 9 puppies - 5 females and 4 males. To read more about the whelping click here.

May 15-17, 2010

United Blood Trackers held Trackfest 2010 in Marshall, MI. For more information go to club website at www.unitedbloodtrackers.org and read the report here.
May 14, 2010 Our Paika v Moosbach-Zuzelek SW finished her AKC Field Championship. To read more about click here.
May 11, 2010 Our Alfi von der Hardt-Höhe passed at the age of 12.5. To read more about Alfi see this post.

Announcement

United Blood Trackers is going to hold Trackfest 2010 in Marshall, MI on the weekend of May 15-17, 2010. For more information got to club website at www.unitedbloodtrackers.org.
Announcement On March 12-14, 2010 the Fun Follows Function workshop will be held in the Raleigh area, North  Carolina. Two days of the workshop are dedicated to blood tracking. For more info go http://www.fffworkshop.com/ 
Feb 12, 2010
We are sad to report that Vesper v Moosbach-Zuzelek owned by Suzanne and Ernest Loebl died on Feb. 12th. Suszanne wrote: "She was the easiest, sweetest dog ever. I still cry much of the time about her being gone.  She had a very happy life. We want to thank both of you for having put her into our lives." Vesper was 13 years old.
Feb 9, 2010 Our deep sympathy goes to Kevin Breaux from Copperas Cove, TX who said a final good bye to his beloved ten-year-old Hunter (Breaux v Moosbach-Zuzelek). Hunter has sired many fine blood tracking dachshunds, and he was an outstanding blood tracker himself. Thank you Kevin for all that you have done with Hunter! We know how much you are hurting.
Sept 26, 2009 Elka vom Klaren Bach owned by Dean Davenport from South Carolina whelped 4 puppies - 2 females and two males. Unfortunately one puppy did not make it. The sire was our Billy.
Sept 5, 2009 "Tilly" (perfect Tiller) owned by Jeff Springer, DVM, whelped 6 puppies - 3 females and 3 males. The sire was FC Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek.
Announcement On August 28, 2009, NYS DEC will be holding an exam for those interested in obtaining a license to use leashed tracking dogs to find wounded or injured big game. For more info click here.
August 8-9, 2009 United Blood Trackers held a blood tracking workshop in NH. For the report from the workshop click here.
July 24, 2009 Elka vom Klaren Bach owned by Dean Davenport from South Carolina was bred to our Billy. For more info click here. Pups are expected around September 24.
July 7, 2009 "Tilly" (perfect Tiller) owned by Jeff Springer, DVM, was bred to our Billy. Puppies are expected around September 8. For more info click here.
April 4, 2009

FC Gilda von Moosbach-Zuzelek whelped 8 puppies (4 females and 4 males). The sire is FC Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek. This is a repeat breeding, which produced highly successful "K" and "E" litters.

April 3, 2009

FC Diamant Lily von Lowenherz bred and owned by Laurel Whistance-Smith from Canada whelped a llitter of 3 puppies (2 females and 1 male). The sire is our Joeri vom Nonnenschlag.

March 30, 2009

Keena (FC Keena v Moosbach-Zuzelek) whelped seven puppies (3 females and four males). The sire is Alain Ridel's Theo  (Du Théo de la Meute à Cheops).

Feb18, 2008 Laurel Whistance-Smith's FC Pagan von Lowenherz  whelped a litter of 3 male and 2 female wirehaired dachshunds. The sire is our FC Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek.
February 5, 2009

FC Gilda von Moosbach-Zuzelek was bred to FC Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek. This is a repeat breeding, which produced highly successful "K" and "E" litters. All puppies from the upcoming Billy/Gilda litter are spoken for.

January 27, 2009

Keena (FC Keena v Moosbach-Zuzelek) was bred to Theo  (Du Théo de la Meute à Cheops)on January 27, 2009. We expect puppies to be born around March 30. All puppies from the upcoming Theo/Keena litter are spoken for.

January 18, 2009

Emma (FC Asta von Moosbach-Zuzelek) whelped 4 puppies - one female and one male. The sire is Joeri vom Nonnenschlag. For more info on this litter go to http://borntotracknews.blogspot.com/

Announcement Hunting Dog Workshop Feb 20-22, 2009 "Fun Follows Function" organized by Sian Kwa and Donna Schafer will be again held in North Carolina. For more info click  here.
Announcement

The United Blood Trackers is holding a three-day Blood Tracking Workshop on February 14-16, 2009 near Demopolis, AL. The Trackfest 2009 Premium List is posted at http://www.born-to-track.com/Trackfest-Premium-2009.pdf

Dec 19, 2008 Laurel Whistance-Smith from Ontario, Canada bred her FC Pagan von Lowenherz to our FC Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek. Pagan is out of FC Lutra von Lowenherz and our FC Asko von der Drachenburg.  For more information about upcoming puppies contact Laurel directly at manverspack@nexicom.net or (705) 277-9183. See pictures of Pagan here.
Dec 13, 2008

Gail Berger' s Pepper (Pepper Berger Von Arno Yergz) whelped a litter of seven puppies - four females and three males. The sire of this litter is our Billy. Inquiries about puppies should be sent directly to Gail at grammyberger@dejazzd.com .

Nov 7, 2008

On November 7, 2008, Sherry Ruggieri's Auggie (FC Augden von Moosbach-Zuzelek ME, RN, VC, BHP-G) won the 5th Buckeye Invitational Trial held in Dundee, Ohio. Read more about this amazing win here.

Oct 24, 2008 Check out the December issue of Deer and Deer Hunting magazine and  Les Davenport's article "The Little King of Deer Recoveries" on wirehaired dachshunds used for blood tracking. The article can be accessed at http://www.deeranddeerhunting-digital.com/deeranddeerhunting/200812/?pg=58. Les writes "When it comes to finding wounded deer, nothing can top the scrappy, little dachshund".
Oct 12-14, 2008

On October 12-14 "Pepper" (Pepper Berger Von Arno Yergz) was bred to our Billy. For more info go to http://borntotracknews.blogspot.com/2008/10/upcoming-blood-tracking-dachshund.html

Oct 4, 2008

Dick Chapman's wirehaired blood tracking dachshund Heidi (Heidi Yergz bred by Mike Yerger) whelped a litter of 4 puppies - 2 boys and 2 girls. The sire of the litter is our Billy. For more info about this litter go here .

Sept 28, 2008

Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek passed the NATC Water Test and BHP-3.

Sept 27, 2008

At the NATC Zuchtschau Joeri vom Nonnenschlag was rated by Judge Andreas Fichtl as "very promising". Asta von Moosbach-Zuzelek's conformation was rated "excellent".

Sept 26, 2008

At the NATC 2008 Joeri vom Nonnenschlag, Asta von Moosbach-Zuzelek, Darin von Moosbach-Zuzelek and Melodie von Moosbach-Zuzelek passed a Small Game Hunter test.

Sept 12, 2008

Hanna Rose Yergz owned by Mike Yerger whelped 5 puppies - 4 males and 1 female. Puppies are sired by our Billy. For more info go here

August 31, 2008 The article in the Daily Gazette "Deer trackers go on missions of mercy".
July 30, 2008 Heidi Yergz owned by Dick Chapman, a Deer Search handler and breeder from Oxford, NY, was bred to our Billy. For information about upcoming puppies call Dick at 607-843-9214.
July 28-29, 2008

Sherry Ruggieri's Dixie (FC Anja von Moosbach-Zuzelek) finished her Senior Earthdog title. She also got got the first leg of her Master title.

July 14-15, 2008 Hanna Rose Yergz owned by Mike Yerger was bred to our Billy.
June 28-29, 2008 Sherry Ruggieri's Dixie (FC Anja von Moosbach-Zuzelek) earned first two legs towards the Senior Earthdog title. Congratulations to Sherry and Dixie!
Announcement John is going to conduct the Tracking Dog Workshop at St-Nicolas, Québec, Canada on June 7-8 for Association des conducteurs de chiens de sang du Québec. For more info contact Yves Martineau 418-881-2203.
May 25, 2008 We imported two male puppies from Germany - a 14 week old Joeri vom Nonnenschlag bred by Rosemarie Bauersachs and 8.5 week old Tom vom Linteler-Forst bred by Dieter Engel. The pups' pictures are posted at http://jola.smugmug.com/Our%20Dogs .
May 10, 2008 Sherry Ruggieri's Dixie (FC Anja von Moosbach-Zuzelek) was 1st in the Fld Ch stake of 24 at the DCNJ field trial in Marlton, NJ.
May 3-4, 2008 It was a good weekend for field trialers. Our Bernie (Darin von Moosbach-Zuzelek) was 1st in open dog stake, went best of open stakes on both days of the Washington Metropolitan Dachshund Club field trials in White Hall, MD and finished his field championship. He is field champion number #8 out of Alfi and Elli breeding. Bernie won also the Absolute run on Sunday. Sherry Ruggieri's Auggie (FC Augden von Moosbach-Zuzelek) placed 4th in a stake of 34 fld champions on Saturday. Laurel Whistance-Smith's Pagan von Lowenherz sired by our Asko also finished her field championship at a field trial in Michigan. Chuck Collier's young Moose (Nurmi von Moosbach-Zuzelek) placed 1st and went best of open in his first field trial. Cheri Faust's Danika placed 1st and 3rd in field champion stakes in Michigan, while a field champion first place also went to FC Ulrika von Moosbach-Zuzelek, "Lolly", who belongs to Larry Gohlke.
April 24, 2008 Check the June/July issue of Traditional Bowhunter for a review of John's book by Don Thomas (page 98).
April 21, 2008 Emma (FC Asta von Moosbach-Zuzelek) whelped 2 puppies - one female and one male. The sire is Henri Anons owned by Duane Bush. Puppies pictures are posted here
April 20, 2008 Sabrina (Jessie von Moosbach-Zuzelek) owned and handled by Dale Clifford from Hamburg, NY has won Deer Search Annual Blood Tracking Competition. This is Sabrina's third win (she is five years old). Congratulations to Dale!
April 11-13, 2008 The UBT Trackfest 2008 was hosted by Andy Bensing in Reading, PA. Forty two people participated with 20 dogs representing 11 breeds. For pictures taken during this event go to http://jola.smugmug.com/gallery/4754913_Rs3PF
March 4, 2008 Check out article "Dogging Lost Game" on page 18 of March issue of Outdoor Life.
March 3, 2008 Pictures from the North Carolina Hunting Workshop are posted at http://jola.smugmug.com/Workshops/472322 Thank you Sian and Donna for a great weekend!
February 28, 2008 FC Gilda von Moosbach-Zuzelek whelped today a litter of 6 puppies - 4 females and 2 males, all wild boar. The sire of this litter is FC Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek. Puppies are doing well, they are vigorous and healthy. The size ranges from 9 to 14.4 oz.
February 18, 2008 Our Emma (FC Asta von Moosbach-Zuzelek) was bred to Henri Anons (Polish/German import) owned by Duane Bush. If everything goes well, we will expect puppies around April 20, 2008.
Announcement United Blood Trackers and Deer Recovery of PA are going to hold Trackfest 2008 in Reading, PA on April 11-13, 2008. For more info go to http://www.unitedbloodtrackers.org/ We both are going to be there!
February 2-3, 2008 Sherry Ruggieri's Dixie got two conformation points over the weekend at the Boardwalk Kennel Club shows. She was Winner's Bitch both days and she was also Best of Opposite Sex on Sunday. Dixie also passed her Canine Good Citizen test so now she is FC Anja von Moosbach Zuzelek, JE, CGC.
January 25, 2008 Congratulations to Sherry Ruggieri on a very strong performance of her "von Moosbach-Zuzelek" dachshunds at the National Field Trial in Ladonia, TX. Dixie placed third in the field champion bitch stake and Auggie got Award of Merit in the field champion dog stake.
January 24, 2008 FC Hurricane Ana Maria v Czar SW bred and owned by Judy and Mack Gallamore was the Absolute Winner at the DFW field trial with the entry of 119 dachshunds.
January 2008 DCA Field Champion Merit Point Standings for 2007 have been announced and dogs out of our breeding or dogs related to our bloodlines placed in the order (in top 20)
   #1 FC Hurricane Ana Maria v Czar SW 392 pts, 19 placements - owner/breeder Judy & Mack Gallamore
   #3 FC Elli V Moosbach-Zuzelek SW 207 pts, 7 placements - owner/breeder Jolanta & John Jeanneney
   #6 FC Danika vom Nordlicht 161 pts, 8 placements - owner Cheri Faust, breeder Larry Gohlke
   #8 FC Augden Von Moosbach-Zuzelek RN ME CGC VC 153 pts, 7 placements - owner Sherry Ruggieri, breeder J&J Jeanneney
   #11 FC Ulrika von Moosbach-Zuzelek SE 132 pts, 6 placements - owner Marie & Scott Gohlke, breeder J&J Jeanneney
Announcement On February 22-24 a hunting workshop will be conducted in North Carolina by two European judges. The workshop is organized by Donna Schafer and Sian Kwa. For more info click here (flyer in pdf format).
December 29, 2007

On December 28, 2007 FC Gilda von Moosbach-Zuzelek was bred to FC Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek. This is a repeat breeding, which produced a highly successful "K" litter 2.5 years ago. All puppies from the upcoming Billy/Gilda litter are spoken for.

December 6-18, 2007 John spent almost two weeks in France and Germany doing more research on blood tracking in Europe.
November 19, 2007 A good story about hunting and tracking with Cheyenne (Lea von Moosbach-Zuzelek) owned by Mario Montana
http://www.hunting.net/fieldjournal/fieldjournal_detail.aspx?nID=814
November 11, 2007 HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to Sherry and Phil Ruggieri and their Auggie (FC Augden von Moosbach-Zuzelek) who won the 4th Buckeye Dachshund Club Invitational Trial held in Dundee, Ohio. The format of this trial is different from a "regular" AKC trial. Twenty best field trial dachshunds from a previous year are invited to compete in this annual event. They are braced for the 1st and 2nd series. Each brace is judged by two judges who determine which dog loses and which one wins a given brace. After the 2nd series, dogs with two losses are eliminated from the further competition, and remaining dogs get braced again. This process goes on until in the end there is only one brace and the dog winning that brace gets the title of Winner of the Buckeye Dachshund Club Invitational Trial.
Auggie was really hot and did a great job in a tough competition; Sherry did a beautiful job as a handler.  Last year Larry Gohlke's Lolly won the trial, and the first Invitational was won by Auggie's sire Alfi von der Hardt-Hoehe. Results and some pics are posted by Patt Nance at
http://www.fieldworthy.com/BuckeyeInvitationa07.html
October 27-28, 2007 Last weekend we had a great reunion of friends and dogs at the New Jersey field trials. Susanne Hamilton came all the way from Maine, and Sherry and Phil Ruggieri were there too. I had a great time in spite of the terrible weather on Saturday. As almost everywhere in the northeast, on Saturday it was pouring buckets. There was so much water on the ground that on several occasions my dogs had to swim to get to the drier grounds. But it was a fantastic day for our dogs. At the Annual trial our Emma (Asta von Moosbach-Zuzelek), handled all day by Susanne, placed 1st in the open bitch stake of 16. Our Bernie (Darin von Moosbach-Zuzelek) at his first field trial ever placed first too in the open male stake of 16. Emma defeated Bernie and was the Best of Open stake. Sherry’s Dixie (FC Anja von Moosbach-Zuzelek) placed 3rd in a stake of 36 field champions!  On Sunday Dixie was NBQ in a bitch field champion stake, and Emma, again handled by Susanne, placed 3rd in stake of 19. Emma's last placement makes her a new field champion! Now she has joined a large group of siblings that are field champions. So far the Alfi/Elli breeding produced field champions: Amy, Attila (Bear), Augden (Auggie), Arlo, Anja (Dixie), Asta (Emma), and Billy.
October 23, 2007 http://jola.smugmug.com/gallery/3702985
October 21, 2007 http://jola.smugmug.com/gallery/3693829
October 20-21, 2007 At the Western Pennsylvania Dachshund Club field trial on Saturday there were 32 field champions and Sherry Ruggieri's Dixie (FC Anja von Moosbach Zuzelek) got 3rd place - it was her first time in the Field Champion stakes! Laurel Whistance-Smith's Lilly (sired by our Asko) beat Dixie for a 2nd place that day. On Sunday there were 33 Field Champions  and  Sherry and Phil's Auggie got 3rd place while Larry Gohlke's  Lolly (FC Ulrika von Moosbach Zuzelek) got a 4th.
October 13-14, 2007

At the Madison Area Dachshund Club field trials in Roscoe, IL  104 dachshunds were competing on Saturday, while on Sunday there were 87 entries. In the stake of 24 field champion bitches our Elli placed 1st and Cheri Faust’s Danika was 2nd. Unfortunately Elli came in heat a day before and therefore she was ineligible to run against a winner of the male field champion stake.
On Sunday in the bitch fld champion stake of 21, Larry Gohlke’s Lolly was 1st, Judy Gallamore’s Ana Maria was 2nd, our Elli was 3rd. In the stake of 19 fld champion males, Sherry Ruggieri’s Auggie (Elli's son) was 1st and Larry Gohlke’s Nix was 2nd. Then Auggie beat Lolly in the best of field champions run, and also defeated a winner of best of open stakes becoming the Absolute Winner of the trial. Congratulations to Sherry and Auggie! It was a great weekend for "von Moosbach-Zuzelek" dachshunds and their relatives.

October 6-7, 2007 At the Badger Dachshund Club field trial held in Roscoe, IL, our Arlo von Moosbach-Zuzelek was 1st in the open stake of 30 males and he finished his field championship. Way to go Arlo! Arlo was also a winner of the open stakes. Judy Gallamore's Ana Maria was 2nd while Cheri Faust's Danika was 3rd in a stake of 21 field champion bitches. Larry Gohlke's Czar von Moosbach-Zuzelek was 1st in a stake of field champion dogs and he went to become the Absolute Winner of the trial.
At the Minnesota Dachshund Club trial on Sunday, "Lolly" FC Ulrika von Moosbach-Zuzelek won a stake of 37 field champions and was the Absolute Winner of the trial. FC Danika vom Nordlicht was 2nd.
October 2, 2007 Today we said a final good-bye to our top tracking dog Sabina. Sabina was diagnosed with inflammatory carcinoma of mammary glands six months ago at the age of 12 years. Her prognosis was poor due to a very aggressive nature of this type of cancer. Thanks to our vets at the Cobleskill Veterinary Clinic she enjoyed life until now. Finally the time came to let her go. She will be greatly missed but her legacy will live on.
September 30, 2007 At the Dachshund Association of Long Island field trial in New Jersey “Dixie” Anja von Moosbach-Zuzelek placed 3rd in a stake of 33 open females. With this placement Dixie finished her field championship. Congratulations to Dixie and her owners - Sherry and Phil Ruggieri! Our   Elli placed second in the the stake of 36 field champions, while her son Auggie (FC Augden von Moosbach-Zuzelek) owned by Sherry and Phil was NBQ.
September 29, 2007

“Von Moosbach-Zuzelek” dachshunds had a great weekend at field trials in New Jersey. On Saturday, at the Bay Colony Dachshund Club trial, “Dixie” Anja von Moosbach-Zuzelek handled by Phil Ruggieri was 1st in the open stake of 28 females. Her brother and littermate “Arlo” won a stake of 15 males. Then Dixie beat Arlo for the best of open stakes. Our Chico (16 month-old import from Germany) managed to place 3rd at his first trial. There were 37 field champions and our Elli placed 2nd while Gilda was NBQ. Elli is Dixie and Arlo’s dam and she is Gilda’s half-sister, so it was a family affair. Laurel Whistance Smith's Lily, half-sister to Elli and Gilda, placed 4th in the field champion stake.

September 29, 2007 John gave a seminar on tracking dogs at a QDMA meeting in Putnam County, NY.
September 22, 2007 At the NATC Zuchtschau judged by Robert Osterwalder “Dixie” Anja von Moosbach-Zuzelek owned and handled by Sherry Ruggieri got a rating of "excellent". Dixie's son Axel, owned by Rob Poorman, was rated excellent as well. The video of Sherry handling Axel is posted at
http://tinyurl.com/ys4kw9.  Cheri Faust's Danika vom Nordlicht was rated "excellent" and her brother Nix owned by Larry Gohlke was "very good".
September 19, 2007 Our FC Gilda v Moosbach-Zuzelek scored 90 points (Prize II) at the NATC blood tracking test in Reading, PA. The test was judged by judge Robert Osterwalder from Switzerland. Gilda was the highest scoring dachshund in the test (Taggesieger)
September 15-16, 2007 At field trials in Batavia, NY, our Elli placed 1st and Gilda 3rd in a stake of 18 field champion bitches. Elli was the best of field champions. On the second day of trials (Sept 16) Arlo von Moosbach-Zuzelek was 1st in a stake of 16 males.
September 15-16, 2007 At field trials in Michigan on Saturday Nix vom Nordlicht (out of FC Fredrika von Moosbach-Zuzelek) was 1st in open stake and finished his field championship. Congratulations to Larry Gohlke, Nix' breeder and owner! Nix was also Absolute winner of the trial. On Sunday Nix placed 1st in a combined field champion stake while his sister Danika placed 2nd. Judy Gallamore's Ana Maria placed 4th.
August 26, 2007

Today a Deer Search certification test was conducted for two “von Moosbach-Zuzelek” dachshunds at the Casperkill Rod & Gun Club, NY. Scenting conditions were tough but the dogs managed to do well. Roger Humeston’s Brandy (Ulla von Moosbach-Zuzelek) scored 85 points and got Prize I. Gilda von Moosbach-Zuzelek handled by John got 82 points and Prize II. The rules of the test are posted at http://www.deersearch.org/btcompetition_rules.htm

June 22, 2007 Our Asta von Moosbach-Zuzelek aka Emma whelped a litter of 7 puppies - 5 females and 2 males. For more info on this litter go to http://www.born-to-track.com/whelping-box.htm. The sire of puppies is FC Clown vom Talsdeich aka "Buster".
May 21, 2007 At the Albany Capital District Dachshund Club field trial FC Elli v Moosbach-Zuzelek was 1st of 35 field champions. She was also the Absolute Winner of the trial.
May 5-6, 2007 At the Wolverine Dachshund Club Field Trials in Michigan on Sunday FC Hurricane Ana Maria v Czar, red SW, owned by Judy & Mack Gallamore placed 4th in the stake of 32 field champions.
At the Metropolitan Washington Dachshund Club field trial Anja von Moosbach-Zuzelek (Dixie) owned by Andy Bensing placed 1st of 35 open bitches. At the Dachshund Club of America Region VI in Maryland Asta von Moosbach-Zuzelek (Emma) placed 2nd of 32 open bitches.
May 3, 2007 Blue Hill Alice owned by Carl Eisenhard, DVM, from Springville, NY, whelped a litter of 6 - 3 males and 3 females. The sire of this litter is our Billy. For information about this litter contact Carl at 716-592-3842 or dhe-cle@verizon.net. Alice is our Sabina's niece, and she is also a daughter of Andy Bensing's Arno.
April 21-22, 2007 Dachshund Fanciers Association of Berks County on Saturday FC Gilda v  Moosbach-Zuzelek  placed 2nd in the stake of 46 field champions while on Sunday FC Elli von Moosbach-Zuzelek SW placed 4th of 43 field champions.
April 21-22, 2007 At the Madison Area Dachshund Club field trials on Saturday Neal & Debbie Meyer's Chloe was 1st in OAAB and Best Open
This gave Chloe her Field Championship in three trials, with a 4th and two 1st placements. Chloe was called back 5th of 22 on Sunday,
her first time in the field champion bitch class. She finished 6th.
Danika vom Nordlicht (out of FC Fredrika von Moosbach-Zuzelek) ran in the Field Champion Bitch class for the first time on Saturday and was 1st of 19. She was called back 3rd of 22 on Sunday and was NBQ (5th). FC Ulrika von Moosbach Zuzelek (Lolly) was 2nd of 22 on Sunday. FC Czar v Moosbach-Zuzelek (Czar) was 2nd of 15 on Sunday. FC Ana Maria v Czar (Czar daughter, Lolly grandaughter) was 1st of 22 on Sunday.
April 20, 2007 Heidi Yergz owned by Dick Chapman, a Deer Search handler from Oxford, NY, whelped  5 puppies - 4 males and 1 female. The sire of this litter is our Billy. For information about puppies call Dick at 607-843-9214 or db721@frontiernet.net. Heidi is a young bitch who found 10 deer during last tracking season.
April 14-15, 2007 At the Dachshund Club of St. Louis Field Trials in Coulterville, IL, on Saturday Chloe Belzar was 4th in the stake of 28 open bitches, and on Sunday was 1st in the stake of 23. Chloe is owned by Neal and Debbie Meyer from Quincy, IL. Her dam is FC Briska von Moosbach-Zuzelek and her sire is Henry Holt's FC Attila von Moosbach-Zuzelek aka Bear. At the same trial on Saturday Sherry Ruggieri's Auggie FC Augden von Moosbach-Zuzelek ME RN CGC VC was 3rd of 36 field champions.
March 31, 2007 John is giving a Deer Search seminar at the NY Bowhunters Annual Banquet.
March 27, 2007 Jolanta has resigned from the North American Teckel Club.
March 19, 2007 Our FC Keena v Moosbach-Zuzelek whelped a healthy litter of 7 puppies - 4 males and 3 females. The sire of puppies is FC Clown vom Talsdeich aka "Buster". This is our "M" litter; pups' names are Mikki, Melodie, Mirabel, Magnum, Moose, Matthias and Max.
March 18, 2007 At the Annual Banquet of Deer Search Upton von Moosbach-Zuzelek. eleven-year-old wirehaired dachshund owned by John Dillinger, was inducted to Deer Search's Hall of Fame. Huge congratulations to John for his dedication to blood tracking and for giving Upton many opportunities to work. We are very proud of Upton, who is one of the best blood trackers we have ever bred!
March 14-16, 2007 At the Golden Gate Dachshund Club field trial in California Nix vom Nordlicht, owned and bred by Larry Gohlke, won the Open All-Age Dog class of 14, Best Open, and was Absolute Winner in a total entry of 95 dachshunds. Danika vom Nordlicht, a littermate of Nix, owned by Cheri Faust, was Fourth in the Open All-Age Bitch class of 35 entries. Nix and Danika's dam is FC Fredrika v Moosbach-Zuzelek. FC Hurricane Ana Maria v Czar, owned and bred by Judy Gallamore, won the Field Champion Bitch class of 24 entries and was Best Field Champion. Ana Maria's sire is Czar v Moosbach-Zuzelek.

At the DCA National Field Trial Nix was 2nd of 16 OAAD, Danika was 2nd of 32 OAAB. Ana Maria was 4th of 22 FCB.

March 2-4, 2007 John has attended Trackfest 2007 in St. Francisville, LA. Trackfest is an annual event organized by the United Blood Trackers www.unitedbloodtrackers.org. We both are on the UBT Board of Directors.
February 27, 2007 On February 27, 2007 Blue Hill Alice owned by Carl Eisenhard, DVM, from Springville, NY, was bred to our Billy. For information about this litter contact Carl at 716-592-3842 or dhe-cle@verizon.net. Alice is our Sabina's niece, and she is a daughter of Andy Bensing's Arno.
February 16, 2007 Heidi Yergz owned by Dick Chapman, a Deer Search handler from Oxford, NY, was bred to our Billy. For information about upcoming puppies call Dick at 607-843-9214 or db721@frontiernet.net
February 10, 2007

On Saturday Cheri Faust’s Danika vom Nordlicht (out of Fredrika von Moosbach-Zuzelek) placed 1st in the open stake of 33 females at the Dallas Ft Worth Dachshund Club field trial in Farmerville, LA. Then she went onto winning the Absolute run at the trial with the entry of  103 dachshunds.Congratulations to Cheri, Danika, and a proud breeder Larry Gohlke.

January 18-19, 2007 FC Keena v Moosbach-Zuzelek was bred to FC Clown vom Talsdeich. Puppies are expected around March 21.
January 13-14 At the Basset Hound Club of America Hunt Test Larry Gohlke's Lolly (FC Ulrika von Moosbach-Zuzelek) and her son Czar (FC Czar v Moosbach-Zuzelek) earned titles of Master Hunting Hounds. Cheri Faust's Danika vom Nordlicht (out of Fredrika v Moosbach-Zuzelek) became a Senior Hunting Hound at the age of 9 months. Her brother Nix vom Nordlicht, bred and owned by Larry Gohlke earned a title of Hunting Hound. Rules of the test are posted at http://www.basset-bhca.org/Activities/hunttestrules_2005.pdf.
December 2-8, 2006 John went to Germany on the trip organized by Michael Schneider, president of Canadian Game Trackers. The trip included tracking with professional trackers of the Verein Hirschmann. In the evenings he visited German breeders of wirehaired dachshunds. He came back with a female puppy – a ten-week-old Willa (Quilla von Velbert).
November 24, 2006 This day brought the end to Sabina's long and successful blood tracking career. While tracking a wounded deer she punctured her eye and subsequently lost vision in the injured eye. Being almost 12 years old, she certainly earned her retirement, but in her mind she is not ready for it. She still wants to track and gets upset when she sees John leaving for a deer call without her.
December 15 update - Sabina's eye has been healing really well and it looks like she has not lost vision.
November 12, 2006 Larry Gohlke's Lolly (FC Ulrika von Moosbach-Zuzelek) won the Buckeye Dachshund Club Invitational Trial held in Dundee, Ohio. Twenty best field trial dachshunds from a previous year are invited to compete in this annual event. They are braced for the 1st and 2nd series. Each brace is judged by two judges who determine which dog loses and which one wins a given brace. After the 2nd series, dogs with two losses are eliminated from the further competition, and remaining dogs get braced again. This process goes on until in the end there is only one brace and the dog winning that brace gets the title of the Winner of the the Buckeye Dachshund Club Invitational Trial. The dog losing that last brace is Reserve Winner. No other placements are given. Lolly is 10.5 years old.
October 25, 2006 Our FC Vamba von Moosbach-Zuzelek, almost 10 years old, was killed by a coyote while she was hunting rabbits nearby our house. Vamba was a great rabbit hunter and her strong spurlaut must have lured coyote to our fenced in enclosure. We are really sad, and we will miss her a lot.
October 1, 2006 At the DCA Region VI field trial in Sergeantsville, NJ Elli placed 4th in the stake of 32 field champions.
On the same weekend  Larry Gohlke's "Lolly" FC Ulrika von Moosbach-Zuzelek SE was the Absolute Winner at the DCA Regional trial held at the Detroit Beagle Club, Addison, MI.
September 30, 2006 At the Bay Colony Dachshund Club field trial in Sergeantsville, NJ, Keena placed 3rd in the open stake of 34 and finished her field championship. Elli was 2nd in the stake of 35 field champions.
September 23-24, 2006 The NATC held the annual Zuchtschau and field obedience test in Hillsdale, NY. "Emma" (Asta v Moosbach-Zuzelek) was rated "sehr gut" by the German judge Wilfried Petersen. Our Billy and his brother Auggie owned by Sherry and Phil Ruggieri passed successfully the obedience tests. Pictures from these events can be seen here.
September 16-17, 2006 On September 17 at the Dachshund Club of Greater Buffalo field trial held in Batavia, NY, Asko's daughter, FC Diamant Lily Von Lowenherz, bred and owned by Laurel Whistance-Smith, was 1st in the stake of 29 field champions and was the Absolute winner of the trial.
September 14-19, 2006 We went to Germany to observe Bundessiegersuche in Chorin (German Federal Blood Tracking Competition for dachshunds). We also visited several breeders and brought home a 4 month-old puppy - Chico von der Ilkahöhe.
June 10-12, 2006 Jolanta and John Jeanneney and other members of the United Blood Trackers organized Trackfest 2006, which took place in Quincy, Illinois. The pictures can be seen here.
May 21, 2006 At the Bay Colony Dachshund Club field trial in Batavia, NY, our FC Elli v Moosbach-Zuzelek SW took 1st place in the field champion stake of 30, and also was the Absolute Winner of the trial.
May 13-17, 2006 The North American Teckel Club held a spring hunting workshop in Clymer, NY. John handled FC Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek in the blood tracking test (SchwhK) and Billy got Prize II with 68 points. Andy Bensing handled our FC Asko von der Drachenburg in the Vp test offered in the United States and Asko received Prize I (186 points). Henry Holt handled his FC Attila von Moosbach-Zuzelek, SchwhK, SchwhK/F, Vp, Schussf, Wa-T, BHP-G in the Vp tests as well to Prize I.
May 6, 2006 At the Metropolitan Washington Dachshund Club field trial (Shawsville, MD), our FC Elli v Moosbach-Zuzelek SW took first place in the field champion stake of 28 and won the Absolute run as well.
April 8-9, 2006 The Deer Search Blood Tracking Competition took place in Gainesville, NY, over two days. There were 8 entries, which included 7 wirehaired dachshunds. The winner with 100 points and 1st prize was Dale Clifford's "Sabrina" (Jessie v Moosbach-Zuzelek). The 2nd place went to Mike Vincent's Agata v Moosbach-Zuzelek who got Prize II.  The 4th place went to Amy who got Prize III with 50 points and completed Deer Search certification.
November 17, 2005 The Altamont Enterprise, out local newspaper, had a feature story on our dogs and us.
October 15, 2005 Our FC Elli v Moosbach-Zuzelek whelped a litter of 9 puppies - 7 females and 2 males, all wild boar. The sire is FC and GS Alfi von der Hardt-Hoehe. This is a DTK registered litter. For pictures and updates on the pups click here.
October 15, 2005 At the Western Pennsylvania Dachshund Club field trial Sherry and Phil Ruggieri's "Auggie" (Augden von Moosbach-Zuzelek) won the OAAD stake and finished his field championship. Auggie was also the Absolute Winner of the trial.
October 9, 2005 At the HVDA field trial on Long Island our Billy (Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek) placed 1st in the stake of 14 open dogs. So now Billy is a Field Champion; he finished with a fantastic record of three 1st places at four trials. At the same trial Billy's sister, Amy, (FC Amy von Moosbach-Zuzelek) placed 2nd in the stake of 19 FCs.
October 1-2, 2005 At the Wolverine Dachshund Club field trial in Michigan  "Czar" FC Czar von Moosbach-Zuzelek placed 1st in the stake of 12 field champion dogs and then went onto winning the Absolute run of the trial. Czar is owned by Larry Gohlke's family from WI.
October 2, 2005 At the Connecticut Yankee Dachshund Club field trial at the Little Rhody, our Billy (Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek) placed 1st in the stake of 15 open dogs; at the same trial our Alfi (FC Alfi von der Hardt-Hoehe) placed 1st in the stake of 19 field champions. Alfi also was the Absolute Winner of the trial. Billy's brother, Auggie, owned by Sherry and Phil Ruggieri was NBQ.
October 1, 2005 At the Bay Colony Dachshund Club field trial at the Little Rhody, our five and a half month old Keena (Keena von Moosbach-Zuzelek) placed 1st in the stake of 24 open bitches. Then our Billy, Keena's sire (Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek) was 1st in the stake of 14 open dogs. Keena was the Absolute Winner of the trial. Billy's brother, Auggie (Augden von Moosbach-Zuzelek) placed 3rd in the OAAD stake.
Sept 24, 2005 At the NATC Zuchtschau judged by the German Judge Wilfried Peterson, Kirsche's Red Axel bred and owned by Kathy and Michelle Vincent was named Best in Show. Axel is our Elli's nephew. Andy Bensing's "Dixie" Anja von Moosbach-Zuzelek, Bensing, was 2nd Best in Show; Dixie is a daughter of Alfi and Elli. Her brother Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek was rated "sehr gut".
Sept 18, 2005 At the Albany Capital District Dachshund Club field trial in Batavia, NY, Pamela Burns' Poppy (Popagana v Lowenherz) was 1st in the stake of 27 Open Bitches, and Phil and Sherry Ruggieri's Auggie (Augden von Moosbach-Zuzelek) was 2nd in the stake of 13 Open Dogs. Poppy is now a field champion, and she finished with three 1st places. Our Alfi placed 3rd and Amy was 4th in the stake of 29 field champions.
Sept 17, 2005 At the Greater Buffalo Dachshund Club field trial in Batavia, NY, Pamela Burns' Poppy (Popagana v Lowenherz) was 1st in the stake of 27 Open Bitches, and Phil and Sherry Ruggieri's Auggie (Augden von Moosbach-Zuzelek) was 2nd in the stake of 12 Open Dogs.
August 11-13, 2005 Elli was bred to Alfi. Puppies are expected around October 13, 2005.
August 13, 2005 John's seminar on Deer Search and tracking wounded deer with dogs.
August, 2005 The August issue of Woods-N-Water News includes an article about Bill Yoder's Daryl (Boss von Moosbach-Zuzelek).
June 11, 2005

At the NATC Blood Tracking Test 20 hours (SchwhK) our Amy von Moosbach-Zuzelek handled by John Jeanneney got Prize I (85 points). At the NATC Blood Tracking Test Fährtenschuh (Schwhk/F) Henry Holt's "Bear" Attila von Moosbach-Zuzelek got Prize I (92 points).

May 23, 2005 Larry Mueller's column in the June issue of Outdoor Life on Tracking Dogs features John.
May 22, 2005 Our Alfi's daughter, Poppy (Popagana von Lowenherz), owned and handled by Pamela Burns was the Absolute winner at the Albany Capital District Dachshund Club field trial.
May 22, 2005 FC Hurricane Ana Maria v Czar SW bred and owned by Judy Gallamore, a daughter of FC Czar von Moosbach-Zuzelek won the Absolute at the DCA Region IV field trial at Roscoe, IL, in the entry off 77 dachshunds. She placed 3rd in the class of Field Champion Bitches on Saturday, at the Badger Dachshund field trial. Ana Maria is the youngest Field Champion in any breed in AKC history.
May 21, 2005 Our Alfi von der Hardt-Hoehe placed 1st in the stake of 27 field champions at the Bay Colony Dachshund Club field trial in Batavia, NY.
May 21, 2005 "Lolly" (FC Ulrika von Moosbach-Zuzelek) placed 1st in the stake of Field Champion bitches at the Badger Dachshund Club field trial at Roscoe, IL. Next day of trial Lolly placed 3rd.
April 23, 2005 Deer Search's Annual Blood Tracking Competition was held at the Casperkill Rod & Gun Club, NY. There were four entries and dogs of our breeding placed as follows:
1st place and Prize I went to "Sabrina" (Jessie v Moosbach-Zuzelek) owned and handled by Dale Clifford
2nd place and Prize I went to "Aggie" (Agata v Moosbach-Zuzelek) owned and handled by Mike Vincent
4th place and Prize III went to "Jake" (Drake v Moosbach-Zuzelek) owned and handled by Bill Siegrist
Congratulations to all handlers. You did a great job at training and handling your dachshunds.
April 9, 2005 Our FC Gela von Rauhenstein whelped a litter of 6 puppies - 3 males, 3 females. The sire of pups is Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek. For pictures of puppies go here
April 7, 2005 Our FC Gilda v Moosbach-Zuzelek whelped a litter of 4 puppies - 1 male and 3 females. The sire of pups is Billy von Moosbach-Zuzelek. For pictures of puppies go here.
April 5, 2005 This was a very sad day for both of us as we had to say good bye to our beloved Kuba (FC Zuzelek's Globetrotter). Kuba was diagnosed with Cushings disease in November 2003 at the age of 12 years. He was treated at Cornell Animal Hospital with Trilostane, but in December 2004 the drug stopped working and he deteriorated quickly. Kuba is greatly missed.

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