2017 Starts With A Bang!!!

Following a stellar 2016 we are so happy that the 2017 show season has started off on a successful note.At our first weekend of shows our two youngsters were shown at the Irish Kennel Club International show weekend with both winning the CELTIC JUNIOR WINNER TITLES & qualifying for CRUFTS 2018.Thanks to both judges.

2016 That’s a Wrap!!

2016 has been a magical year for Axelwood.CRUFTS BEST OF BREED,3 New Champion titles,Best In Specialty Show Win,New Champion & Top Puppy 2016 are some of our wonderful awards gained last year.We thank all of the judges for making this possible.

Rocky Gains His Irish Crown

At Bull Breeds CH show our Griffon Bruxellois “Rocky” gains his 7th Green Star & BEST F BREED under judge Mr.P.J.Collins.He is now styled Ir & GB CH Beauview Guns N Roses.We are forever grateful to Kim & Breeder Howard Ogden for allowing Rocky to join of Axelwood family.

Luxembourg Ch Karmin

Lee & “Karmin” traveled all the way to the Luxembourg International dog show last weekend where they were rewarded with Bitch CAC,Bitch CACIB & BEST OF BREED under judge Toy breed specialist Mr.J.F.Vanaken. This win also gave “Karmin” the title of LUXEMBOURG CHAMPION.

Noodle Makes His TV Debut!!

Follow the story of our precious puppy Noodle as he undergoes his life saving spinal operation



At the Welsh Kennel Club Championship Show In The UK, “Karmin” is awarded her 3rd Challenge Certificate under renowned breed specialist judge Mr.T.Mather (Barklots).This win gives “Karmin” her UK CHAMPION TITLE (subject to KC confirmation) making her the very first Irish bred UK Champion Japanese Chin Bitch.Her niece “Doodle” also qualifies for Crufts 2017.Huge thanks to our judge for a wonderful day.


Since our last update a lot has happened at Axelwood. Some great results with “Karmin” winning Best In Show at the Japanese Chin Club of Ireland breed Ch Show,”Rocky” adds another Green Star & BOB to his impressive list of wins and our new puppy “Doodle” is having so much fun in the ring winning Res Green Star from the Puppy Class.Please see our Show Results 2016 page for more.

Karmin Makes Another Dream Come True!!!

At this years Crufts dog show dream dog “KARMIN” makes another dream come true!! In a large international entry under one of the most respected judges in the whole world Mr K J JARVINEN FROM FINLAND she is awarded BEST OF BREED!! THANK YOU for this dream come true win and to our friends both at home and around the world for their wonderful support and congratulations it means so much.


Our History maker KARMIN is awarded 1st place in the Champion Stakes at The Irish Toy Dog Society group specialty show under breeds specialist judge Mrs.M.Sloan (Austrene).

Great End To 2015

At Ireland’s last show of the year the Axelwood’s end the year as they began.In Japanese Chins litter siblings “Karmin” & “Sakura” did the double with “Karmin” going B.O.B.Our new family member Griffon “Rocky” wins his 3rd Green Star & B.O.B at his 3rd Irish show.Thank you to the judges concerned.Happy New year from all at Axelwood.