Ch. Aegis Coney Island Baby

March 10, 2013 - October 11, 2014

 

"TONKA"
(pictured at 11 months)

 

 

AKC#  WS43416101 Owner:  Althea Gill and Kristin Krumpe
SIRE:  GCh. Breezy Ridge Maximus (clearances) Breeder:  Kristin Krumpe, Larry Stein, Lori Price
DAM:   Ch. Jotunheim Noka von Aegis (clearances) DOB:  March 10, 2013
   
Fit Weight: growing puppy Achievements
Height: growing puppy November 23, 2013 -- at 8 months of age, Tonka takes a 4 point major
from the BBE class
  March 2, 2014 -- Best in Sweeps and WB/BOW for a 5 point major
at CT River Working Dog Association
June 28, 2014 -- Tonka finishes with a 4 point major and BOS over specials

HEALTH CLEARANCES:  
OFA Hips:  
OFA Elbows: 
OFA Shoulders:  
CERF:  
P2Y12 Mutation:  CLEAR (by parentage)

 
   

Tonka was our beautiful, pick girl from the Noka x Shea "Big Apple" Litter.  As tempting as it was to keep her, I was blessed with the perfect family for this special girl, with the sweet, gentle nature...a show home, no less.  Tonka was a dream come true for the Gill family, and fit in perfectly with their three children.  A breeze to train, so quiet and patient -- she pretty much made a liar out of me, and all the warnings I give my puppy families about the challenges of Swissy ownership.  

Although showing was never Tonka's favorite thing to do, she was an undeniable star in the ring with her fabulous breed type and beautiful structure.  This girl finished easily with three big majors, as well as a Best in Sweepstakes along the way.  Althea and I had high hopes that one day Tonka would be able to pass on her Swissy perfection to future generations, and a great mother she would have been with her kind, gentle soul.  But it was not to be.

In mid September 2014 Tonka presented with signs of lethargy, lack of appetite.  Fearing that she might have had a Lyme issue, we did bloodwork only to discover that Tonka was severely anemic.  Further tests revealed a devastating diagnosis...malignant histiocytosis.  There was barely time to say our goodbyes to this amazing girl, as the cancer took her quickly and she passed away a few weeks later.  I have never known a heartbreak like this one, in my 40+ years in dogs...nor ever seen anything quite as cruel as this disease.  Tonka was as well loved as any Swissy could ever be, and though her time on this earth was way too short by far, it was as full as I would wish any of my puppies' lives to be.  

Shine bright in the sky, sweet Tonx -- you are a star as perfect as the one on your nose.
 

 

 

SIRE:

GCh. Breezy Ridge Maximus   
clearances

 

BISS Ch. Dufenhof North To Alaska, CD
clearances
Ch. Dufenhof Precious Fat Chance, ROM
clearances
BINSS Ch. Ky Quiet Riot v. Sarmac, ROM
clearances
Ch. Mar-Dal Alisha, ROM
clearances
Ch. Stone Lea Blockbuster
clearances
Ch. Rina's JSL Step Aside, ROM
clearances
Ch. Snowy Mountain Chatelaine, ROM
clearances
Ch. Cold Spring Blush, ROM 
clearances
BINSS Ch. Rise and Shine's Blazing Riot, ROM
clearances
BINSS Ch. Ky Quiet Riot v. Sarmac, ROM
clearances
Ch. Barton Manor's Tina, ROM
clearances
Seavaridge's Oh Suzanna
clearances
BISS Ch. Seavaridge's Inkleton v. Keno, ROM
clearances
Seavaridge's Moorea Mist
clearances

DAM:

Ch. Jotunheim Noka von Aegis
clearances

GCh. Alpenglow Remember The Riot, ROM
clearances
BINSS Ch. Rise and Shine's Blazing Riot, ROM
clearances
BINSS Ch. Ky Quiet Riot v. Sarmac, ROM
clearances
Ch. Barton Manor's Tina, ROM
clearances
Ch. Cold Spring Alpenglow Alli
clearances
BISS Ch. Ridgebridge Khumbu v. Jotunheim, CD WPD WWD VGS
clearances
Seavaridge's Oh Suzanna
clearances
Ch. Beowulf Jotunheim Bella Frida, ROM  
clearances
Ch. Quiet Lion von Himmelstor
clearances
BINSS Ch. Rise and Shine's Blazing Riot, ROM
clearances
Ch. Birgitta von Wumelsdorf, ROM
clearances
Ch. Seavaridge Nibelung Gudrune, ROM
clearances
Ch. Barton Manor Renegade
clearances
Foundations D'Nett Seavaridge
clearances
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
     

 

 

 

 

 

    

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