Aus Ch. Lecibsin Sametti (Imp UK)
In 2011 I was looking for an import. I had an extensive checklist and 6 months later was still looking. When Jukka of Lecibsin Kennels told me of this planned litter, I was thrilled to be placed on the list for a special girl. With a lot of luck and the patience, support, and limitless generosity of fantastic friends, Summer became a reality. We feel blessed to have such a gorgeous girl as Summer with us and she has vastly exceeded all my expectations.
To anyone who has met her, Summer seems pretty happy. But we have watched this girl grow and develop and she is JOY. She never shows fear, only curiosity and is full to bursting with the desire to bounce and chase and play. We absolutely adore her zany zest for life. I'm always catching myself (and others) smiling and chuckling at her antics.
Summers sire is the ridiculously good-looking Lecibsin Kepponen who lives with Tuula Harjamäki at Mustinkulman Kennels in Finland. He started my love affair with Lecibsin Lappies so it was a no-brainer when it came to the sire of the pedigree. Summers dam is Lecibsin Suvituuli, a very pretty and solid cream bitch (and i am partial to creams). Her siblings, Lecibsin Suventaika and Lecibsin Superi, are campaigned quite successfully in the showring in Finland and had already impressed me with their type and quality. Lecibsin Kennels have been breeding Lapphunds for 40 years (2017), have bred well over 100 Champions and have an international reputation for excellence. Lecibsin bloodlines are behind some of the most influential dogs in the history of Finnish Lapphunds' throughout the world, so it took no time to sway me. I'm very excited to have a daughter from this lovely combination.
Summer was raised in the UK by my very dear friends at Lumikoira. I will never truly be able to thank Louise Wyatt and Simon Brown enough for opening their hearts and home to Summer, allowing me to import a high quality bitch to Australia whom ticks all the boxes.
Summer has been named for her dam whose registered name 'Suvituuli' means 'Summer Breeze'.
There was no lack of socialisation for Summer as Lumikoira is home to Lappies: 'Uncle' Mylo, Kiva and Sassi and also home of 'Dogs to Stay' catering to lots of Lappie (and non-Lappie) boarders throughout the year.
I'm forever grateful to Jukka at Lecibsin for having the patience to answer my questions and for entrusting me with Summers safekeeping here in Australia.
She is truly treasured.
Lecibsin Sametti (Imp UK) FI18744/12
Photos above where not already credited © Jukka Kuusisto.
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Photos of Summer
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