Beitshemesh
means House of Sun in Hebrew and is a play on the first three letters of my surname - Sundelowitz. This was done in honour of my father who mostly incorporated this part of the family surname into the names of buildings or companies of his.

Beitshemesh isn’t a new kennel per se – I started off with Belgian Shepherd Groenendaels/Sheepdogs and then Pembroke Corgis in the distant past. After a fairly long break from the sport – and with extensive preparation and research – I was inspired to return to ‘dogs’ when the Thompson’s imported the first three Cardigans into SA in October 2009. Cardigans were always a breed that I had wanted but there were none in the country when I was looking for a smaller breed in “the old days”.

First came the Cardigans and then Belgian Shepherds (Groenendael) returned to Beitshemesh. The Groenendaels that have recently come to live here have served to remind me of why they were always my spirit dogs and in reality, why they still are. This website has therefore been augmented to include this special breed with a dedicated section on Groenendaels in addition to the information on Cardigan Corgis.

My aim is to promote both these fantastic breeds through showing them and travelling around with them. I am no longer deeply involved with breeding either of the breeds. I might breed a litter or two of Groenendaels in the future, but this is not a definite at this stage. If and when I do breed, it will be under the banner of a serious and passionate hobby breeder. Beitshemesh is not a “for profit” venture.

PLEASE NOTE!!!!
There will no longer be any Cardigan Corgi litters bred at Beitshemesh. There may be Belgian Shepherd (Groenendael) litters bred in the future though. If you are possibly interested in a Belgian Shepherd puppy please visit the Planned Litters or the Current Litters pages to see what might be available now or in the future.


I hope you enjoy exploring this site. Feel free to sign the guest book or to contact me through the contact link should you wish to.

ENJOY!  ENJOY!  ENJOY!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EL Kennel Club Championship Show 2
Saturday, 9 September 2017
Willow Best Puppy, CC Bitch, Reserve BOB, Puppy Group 2
Hunter CC Dog, Best Junior, Best of Breed
Fanta Ch Class 1
Ricky Best Neuter, Neuter Group 2
Celeste CC Bitch, Best S.A. Bred, BOB, S.A. Bred Group 1
EL Kennel Club Championship Show 1
Friday, 8 September 2017
Willow Best Puppy, CC Bitch, Reserve BOB, Puppy Group 2
Hunter CC Dog, Best Junior
Fanta Ch Class 1, Best of Breed
Ricky Best Neuter, Neuter Group 2
Celeste CC Bitch, Best S.A. Bred, BOB, S.A. Bred Group 2
SA Ladies KA FCI CACIB Show
Friday, 18 August 2017
Hunter Open Class 1, Excellent, CACIB, Best of Breed
Fanta Ch Class 1, Excellent, CACIB, Best Opposite Sex
Willow Very Promising, Best Minor Puppy, Minor Puppy Group 2
Eastern Districts KC (2) Champ Show
Sunday, 9 July 2017
Hunter CC Dog, Best Junior, BOB
Willow Best Baby Puppy, Baby Puppy Group 3
Eastern Districts KC (1) Champ Show
Saturday, 8 July 2017
Hunter CC Dog, Best Junior, Reserve BOB
Fanta Ch Class 1, BOB
Willow Baby Puppy Class 2
Highveld Belgian Shepherd Dog Club
Championship Show
Sunday, 18 June 2017
Judge: Marion Ten Cate
Hunter Excellent, CC Dog, Best Junior (Groenendael), Best Junior in Show (all 4 varieties)
Fanta Excellent, Ch Class 2
KUSA Championship Show
Saturday, 27 May 2017
Hunter CC Dog, Best Junior, Reserve BOB, Crufts 2018 Qualifier, Junior Group 4
Fanta Ch Class 1, Best of Breed, Crufts 2018 Qualifier
Ricky Best Neuter, Neuter Group 3
Celeste Ch Class 1, Best of Breed, Crufts 2018 Qualifier, Final Points for Grand Championship
KUSA FCI Show
Friday, 26 May 2017
Hunter Excellent, Best Junior
Fanta Excellent, Ch Class 1, CACIB, Best Opposite Sex, Final CACIB to complete her FCI Int Championship
Celeste Excellent, Ch Class 1, CACIB, Best Opposite Sex
Northern Tshwane KC 2
Sunday, 14 May 2017
Hunter CC Dog, Best Junior, Reserve BOB, Junior Group 3
Fanta Ch Class 1, Best of Breed
Celeste Ch Class 1, Reserve BOB
Northern Tshwane KC 1
Saturday, 13 May 2017
Hunter CC Dog, Best Junior, Reserve BOB
Fanta Ch Class 1, BOB
Celeste Ch Class 1, BOB
NTKC FCI Int Show
Friday, 12 May 2017
Hunter Excellent, Best Junior, Best Opposite Sex
Fanta Excellent, Ch Class 1, CACIB, Best of Breed
Celeste Excellent, Ch Class 1, CACIB, Best of Breed
Highway KC
Saturday, 29 April 2017
Hunter CC Dog, Best Junior, Best of Breed, Junior Group 2, Main Group 4
Fanta Champ Class 1, Reserve BOB
Natal Working and Herding Breeds Ass
Friday, 28 April 2017
Hunter CC Dog, Best Junior
Fanta Champ class 1, BOB
Ricky Best Cardi Neuter, Neuter Group 1, Best Neuter in Show