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Aust Ch. Tahkira Hells Angel

Our dear "Charky." Looking back, she certainly has an impressive record, not only did she produce a fantastic litter of which 7 titled, she also proved her excellent qualities in the show ring.

Dam of Am Ch. Aust.Grand Ch. Tahkira Hell Raiser. She titled at only 19 months of age against tough metropolitan competition. This title would have been earned even sooner if not for her desire to just have fun, even as an adult she would still have the occasional pirouette in the ring!

This girl could demonstrate the aloofness and discipline required from the breed when she needed to, proving this by being a Multiple All breeds Best in show winner. Charky also has the honour, of being the youngest Afghan ever to achieve SA Top Afghan of the year award. She won this in 1987 and was Opp Sex in 1988 & 1989 defeated only by her litter brother SBIS Ch Tahkira Hot Gossip. She was again awarded SA Top Afghan in 1990. Both Ash and Charky held the number 1 & 2 position over a 5-year period.

'Charky' always managed to put some humour into showing, somehow reminding us that we were supposed to be enjoying ourselves. She certainly had a way of putting smiles on the faces of exhibitors and judges alike. Until we meet again.

 

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SBIS Ch. Tahkira Hot Gossip

Ash - Litter brother to Ch Tahkira Hell's Angel.  He was an Afghan who was first and foremost a show dog. He had amazing attitude which oozed confidence and there was no mistake that he believed all eyes should be on him, why bother looking at the others? . Ash a wonderful dog, he would always perform. He won two Specialty best in Shows as well as being a multiple in Group winner.

Both Ash and Charky held the number 1 & 2 position over a 5-year period. 'Ash' was Opp Sex 1987 SA Top Afghan and was Top Afghan 1988 & 1989 defeated only by his litter sister Ch Tahkira Hells Angel. He was again awarded Opp Sex SA Top Afghan in 1990. 

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RU BIS Ch. Tahkira Tigertalk

"Tegan" was out of Charky & Ash's litter sister and by Coastwind Orca. She was a powerful moving bitch and though sparingly shown was titled at an early age.

One of the highlights of her career, was winning Challenge Bitch runner up Best In Show, Opp sex in show, Junior in Show AHC of NSW Speciality under Mrs R Keller USA at 15 months old.

Under Dr J Klein at the AHC Speciality of Victoria, she was 2nd in Junior bitch class (to BIS winner). Went BIS at the AHC of SA Open Show Mrs Hartnoff SA. 1st Junior Bitch Melb Royal Mr Taylor Canada.

Challenge Bitch, Best of Breed - Adelaide Royal under Mrs Boyd (NZ). Puppy in Show at the Afghan Hound Speciality SA under Mr Cuthbert (Ireland).

All these achievements under the age of 17 months.

View Tegan's pedigree

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