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    Apr 1, 2017
    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. ...
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    Jan 21, 2017
    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. ...
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    Nov 3, 2016
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    Sep 12, 2016
    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. ...

Ch Axelwood Sakura



“Sakura” or “Zuni” as he is known in Portsmouth is currently on holiday with the Alstella Japanese Chins.

“Sakura” is a Son of “Sen” and litter brother to “Tosca” & “Karmin”

~Irish Champion


~2nd Group 9 Kilkenny CH 15

~4th Group 9 Deise CH 15

~Multi Green Star (CAC) Winner

~Celtic Winner 2014

~Celtic Junior Winner 2014

~Celtic Winner 2015

~Best Puppy In Breed Winner Southampton Open Show UK

~Best Male Puppy in Breed Bournemouth Championship Show UK

~Crufts 2016 qualified


Below is Sakura’s critique from Bournemouth where he was awarded 1st in Minor Puppy Dog & Best Puppy Male in breed under breed specialist judge Mr.A.Allcock MBE (Sleepyhollow)

1st: OHERLIHY’s Axelwood Sakura, 8 months old and already a great little showman. In abundant coat which made him look larger than he actually is. Classical head and eye, adequate reach of neck, level back and high tail setting. Moved OK.


South Wales Kennel Association Championship Show 2013.Judge Breed Specialist Mr.M.Rowley

O’Hearlihy’s Axelwood Sakura.In profuse coat, small and a nice overall shape, he has a well shaped head, nicely cushioned muzzle, level topline and well-set tail. Moved confidently.