PSNEA Participates in Olympia's Norway Day


2012 attendees Jill Evander with ZUZU & LOUIE; Dennis Bell with LOKI; Evelyn Rheinschmidt with CALLIE, CASSIE & NIKKI; Howard & Cia Schlehlein with VENTURE & HOUSTON.

Every April PSNEA is invited to display and talk about our dogs at Olympia’s Norway Day held at the Thurston County Fairgrounds in Olympia WA. This annual event is sponsored by the Sons of Norway, Hovedstad Lodge #94 and the Daughters by Norway, Prillar Guri Lodge #30.

Norway Day is designed to give attendees an opportunity to learn everything about Norway including Norway’s dogs. The exhibition hall is filled with demonstrations, displays and vendors selling everything Norwegian.

PSNEA is a featured outside exhibit along with the Fjord Horses. We are provided a table and chairs just outside the main entrance to the exhibition hall, so our dogs and handouts are seen by most everyone who attends the event.



Many Norwegians are not aware the Grey Norwegian Elkhound is the flagship of the native Norwegian dog breeds, and to this day the Grey Elkhound adorns the logo of the Norwegian Kennel Club.


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PSNEA was well represented at this years Rose City Classic Meet The Breeds event held in conjunction with the Rose City Classic All Breed Dog Show. Not pictured are Dennis Bell & LOKI.


A highlight for PSNEA at this years show was a seminar for judges looking to add Norwegian Elkhounds to their credentials taught by Patricia Trotter. PSNEA supported Ms Trotter by providing some of the dogs she used in the seminar and we were invited to attend the lecture. It was a special treat to listen to a long time championship breeder and judge teach how to properly evaluate Elkhounds.



GrChampion “Janor's Arctic Blast” (Roki) owned by Gar, Elaine & Leyia Johnson; shown by Lisa DuPre wins Group 1 placement at the Rose City Classic Jan 2016. Congratulations ROKI.



“Janor's All About The Bling” owned by Jan Herinckx; shown by Lisa DuPre wins her first major at the Clark County Kennel Club Show Dec 2016 at 8 months old. Kudus to BLING & Lisa.


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