In March 2010, we went to Portugal and brought back this little sweetheart, Hestia de Vedras. Her nickname is Izzy. We have all fallen in love with her!
|CH Hestia de Vedras, with owner Kip Bergstrom and judges after winning the 2011 Podengo Pequeno Club of America National Specialty. She also won an All Breed show the same day!|
On October 24, 2010, she won her first Best in Show at an NAKC event at the Hartford Convention Center.
On January 9, 2011, she won Best of Breed and Best in Miscellaneous in Glen Rose, Texas, making her the first smooth coat Podengo Pequeno to win these AKC titles.
In August 2011 she was Best in Show at the 9th Annual PPPCA National Specialty on Freehold, New Jersey.
Izzy was also Best in Show at an International Canine Kennel Club All Breed Show.
In 2012 Izzy won a First Place Certificate of Merit at AKC Eukanuba in Florida.
In July 2013, Izzy won Best of Breed in the UKC Parade of Portugal show in Kalamazoo, Michigan
In 2013 Izzy was the UKC's third ranked Podengo (and the first Podengo Pequeno)of the year.
Izzy not only loves to win shows, she is an avid little hunter, check out this video of Izzy at
Way to go Izzy!