Blog about Barbet Yatzie & Moët

My life with the French waterdogs Yatzie born 2007 and her daughter Moët born 2011. Barbets are purebred, active, relaxed and allergy friendly dogs with a soft and loving spirit. I am Swedish but live with my dogs in Holland. I hope you will enjoy the blog! Enlarge the photos by clicking on them.

2012 > 12

A late Christmas gift: Beli - Ambeloui de l'Esprit de Bonté!- became Polish Youth Champion. What a beauty under the Christmas tree!

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Puppy joy at kennel Barbedoux! The seven puppies from Toutes and Eton are now 3 weeks old. In this video you can see Brigitte feeding Braille, one of the smaller puppies, who needs a little extra. It is such a cute sight!

Barbet Whoopi came to see us together with her sweet daughter Bambi -  a fawn coloured Barbet! What a sweetie! Look at how different the four Barbets are looking posing nicely in the grass - Moët wavy, Whoopi small curls, Yatzie big curls! And still they all have that same wonderful Barbet character!

From left Moët, Whoopi, Bambi, Yatzie
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Beli loves the snow in her  home country Poland. Beli's family keeps her fur ungroomed, brushing it weekly, and it looks really lovely - wavy and rustic.

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Moët got Res CAC today at the Wijchen show with excellent critics. Well done my sweet girl!

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Dec 13 we Swedes celebrate the martyr Saint Lucia from Syracusa, Italy. All children dress up in white robes, star hats for boys, glitter and candles for girls. Then we sing, sing, sing and eat lussebullar and peppaarkakor. It is a way to bring light into the darkest period of the year and to remind the world of Christ's coming. This year I arranged for SvtWorld, and could watch the Swedish Lucia program that is on at 7 o-clok every Dec 13. This year there was a huge choir procession in the dome of Uppsala and a Lucia with Indian background I think - beautiful. I made the living room as cosy as can be with a fire, candles and prepared the traditional lucia buns - Yatzie loves them! A very "gezellig" morning indeed!

Lucia morning in Utrecht

Two days of snow here in Holland! I do not know who was happiest about it - me or the dogs :-) ! Yatzie and Moët were racing about on the open fields and in the snow covered bushes. Then relax for half a minute, eat snow snow and then off again!

Sinterklaas and three Zwarte Piets came to visit tonight and brought sweets for all the dogs. Yatzie tried to steal the sweets from all the others (she is fake pregnant and only thinks about food), Moët who met Sinterklaas for the first time found him and the black faced boys extremely scary and disappeared (had to carry her down from upstairs sweet thing) and Saartje was busy eating all the ginger cakes Sinterklaas had thrown on the floor -  she is a labrador and never misses a chance to fill her hungry stomach! Sinterklaas is the Dutch version of Santa Claus and he always comes on Dec 5! Read more about him on my blog from two years ago:

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A barbet book!

The first book about the barbet published in Europe is here! 308 pages, 300 photos, in hardback  for years of enjoyment. Order the book here: The book is available in English and Dutch and can be shipped to all countries!
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Authours: Elisabeth Roest Kempemo and Brigitte Waller-Rengelink. 

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  • June • 4 juni 2016 16:31:26
    Beautiful Barbets! Has been a dream of mine for almost 10 years to have a Barbet of my own! Someday! ;)

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