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Jimmy de l’Assa


Male Belgian Tervuren  4/17/1960 - 4/1/1963
Owner: Gilbert Fontaine
Breeder: Marcel Hantson
LOSH 192544
LOF 3207
Sire: Cesar de l’Assa CAC, CACIB
Dam: Gracieuse de l’Assa

exported from Belgium to France (Clos St Clair)

Became the stud for the French Tervuren kennel Clos St Clair.
BBA p58

The Clos St Clair kennel attempted to escape from it's asphyxiation due to an excess of marvelous, but too concentrated blood. So in 1960 it imported Jimmy de l'Assa from the best Malinois kennel in Belgium. Jimmy, appeared as one of four long hairs in a litter of short hairs.
He won the CACIB at Paris in 1961 at 10 months of age. He continued for two more years to be the best in the variety without ever asserting himself as the best Berger Belge.
The brutal death of Jimmy at the age of 3 years, in addition to the poor state of his owner's health, sounded the death knell in 1964 for this kennel of great conscience and integrity. All the other Tervuren kennels owed a great deal to Clos St Clair. It was painful for them to see it disappear. BBA p95

sire Malinois Cesar de l'Assa LOSH 165932
dam Malinois Gracieuse de l'Assa LOSH 178090

Courtesy of: dhuckestein ****** Black Breed Manager

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