photo Sirol and M Van Hover, breeder of the kennel Van de Molenbeek. Exceptional dog nicknamed the Bull for the violence of his attacks and its decision has custody of object. All great champions of working of the St-Hubert, then the NVBK, created in 1963, originate from this origin.|
(Les Bergers Belges Philippe de Wailly & Andre Varlet p45)
Breeder: C. Buyck. Sirol is a very important dog who is found in a lot of working dog pedigrees after World War II, sire of Cabil, Carak, Criquette, Varak van de Molenbeek, Vabil van de Molenbeek and Vestalino van de Molenbeek. Sirol was was known "The Bull" and is brother to Snouk and Stoud. 1948 Belg CH & 1951 Belg CH Tr finalist. (workingdog & BBA p274)
Oscar Van Hover was the proprietor of the famous van de Molenbeek working Malinois kennel, with the van de Oewa's kennel the two foremost of the time. Both went over to the NVBK after the great schism with Saint-Hubertus in 1963.
1948 Belg CH & 1951 Belg CH Tr finalist