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1906 Belg CH Tr
Dax (LOSH 6147)

Male Belgian Groenendael  12/25/1899 (deceased)
Color: black
Owner: F van Ophem then Edmond Moucheron
Breeder: A Falke
LOSH 6147
Sire: Pitt de Groenendael
Dam: Olga (LOSH 6154)

photo (top left) Le Groenendael Champion Dax - 1906. A second generation of the famous descendant Picard d'Uccle, a M Nicolas Rose (translated) Cent ans d'Histoire p37 &
L'Historique du Berger Belge Georges Van Ceulebroeck p124

photo (top right) Award of excellence and numerous first prizes in 1901, 1902, 1903. (translated)

photo (bottom) Edmond Moucheron (right) & dogs from Chenil Dax (Dax, Boby-Dax, Murke, Miss-Pratique & Nick)

1906 Belgian Working Champion
listed in 1906 CCBB catalogue w owner Ed Moucheron

The father of Belgian ringsport Edmond Moucheron, who also bred working Groenendaels under the kennel name "Chenil Dax", Dax being the name of his most famous dog.

Jan 5, 1905 Stud Dog listings from Chasse et Elevage:
Nero de Cambron - fee to use him at stud is 50 francs
Mac-Kinley - fee is 60 francs - reduced fee available for members of the CCBB & CCP (Club du Chien Pratique)
Ch. Dax (6147) - fee is 50 francs

Dax was one of the first to earn a working championship as the SRSH just began offering it to Belgians in 1906. Prior to that they could only earn a working championship in herding. After that - working trials, which is where Dax earned his Championship.

The female Groenendael Elza of Mr. Stern of Brussels, has had a litter of 4-3 by Ch. Dax (6147) on July 10th (1903), and Elza is from Rabat-Joie, who is from Marquis x Jette [no mention of her dam].
(Jul 15, 1903 Chasse de l'Elevage announcement)

(1904?) The long hair black females Nac and Boule each delivered 5-2 and 4-3 puppies by Champion Dax 1904 (6147).
Contact M Edmond Moucheron.
(announcement 1901-1906 Le Berger Belge Journal)

For sale - 3 male and 2 female puppies born October 10, 1904, from Ch. Dax x Boule (5 first prizes). 90 francs for each, and vaccinated against "the malady" (Distemper?). Also for sale - Boule, born May 30, 1903, 800 francs. Contact Mr. Edmond Moucheron, Bruxelles.
(1905 Chasse et Elevage advertisement)

The female Groenendael Boule (8 first prizes and 1st prize Paris 1905) had a litter on July 5, 1905 by Dax (6147) 8 males/2 females. The 2 dogs are the property of Edmond Moucheron of Brussels.
(1905 Chasse et Elevage announcement)
note: DOB for Sama ex Sam II is Jul 10, 1905 in 1907 SRSH catalogue

owner listed on pedigree & in show catalog as E Moucheron
photo lists owner as Louis Mertens
owner in 1902 LOSH listed as F van Ophem

FSCB registration number verified by pedigree

1901 1st prize & special prize novice class Bruxelles (CCBB)
1901 1st prize & special prize Bruxelles (SC)
1901 1st prize & special prize shared comice agricole Namur
1901 2nd prize Bruxelles

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

Additions & Corrections? Please let us know.

Book  (Cent ans d’Histoire du Chien de Berger Belge Jean-Marie Vanbutsele p39 pedigree)
Book  (Genealogie des Bergers belges 1901-1920, Jean-Marie Vanbutsele, 2003, 1906 CCBB)
Stud Book  (1902 LOSH p295)


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