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Ch. Al Kamir de Pichera



Kamil, Mil or Millard as he is known at home is co-owned with Enid Lagree of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Enid lived in Germany until summer 1995 and while there became increasingly impressed with the dogs being bred by the Pichera Kennel. We decided to purchase one for co-ownership, so Mil came to live in Texas in June of 1994.

Kamil has a lovely hard, double coat, very nice shoulder, deep chest and prominent forechest. His hindquarter is excellent with nice strong drive. He has a wonderful gregarious disposition, plenty protective when necessary, but discerning enough to know when to make friends and he truly loves to do so.

He has produced 4 litters and in each case we have seen lovely puppies with outgoing, energetic dispositions. Two now have obtained championships and there are others with major points. Kamil was bred in 1994 to my own bitch Ch. Skansen's Social Climber and of that litter I took one young bitch Sonnenschein Unforgettable (Natalie, naturally) to our 1995 National Specialty week-end, at 6 months of age she was Best of Opposite Sex at both the Regional and National Specialty Puppy Sweepstakes and Winners Bitch at the Eastern Regional Specialty.

Kamil's dam is Zarza de Pichera who is a sister to the incomparable Friper de Pichera. Friper has won the World show as well as the Bundessieger titles and is one of the top winning Giants of all time in Europe. De Pichera Kennel is, without question, the top Giant Schnauzer Kennel in Europe today, winning almost all the big shows the last few years. It was a great honor for Enid and I to be able to bring Kamir (Kamil) a favorite with his breeders, to this country for the Sonnenschein breeding program.


Kamil relaxing with Greg

See Kamil's Dam "Zarza" and her brother "Friper" in our Hall of Fame

Ch. Sonnenschein Unforgettable


Natalie is from the last litter produced by Ch. Skansen's Social Climber, Maddie. She is from the first litter produced by Kamil after arriving in America from Spain. Natalie was Winners Bitch at the Eastern Regional Specialty in 1995 at 7 months. of age. She is the dam of our "D" litter bred to Ch. Yugo de Pichera...which produced Ch. Sonnenschein Diamond Cut; also dam of the "F" litter bred to Ch. Greco de Pichera...which produced Sonnenschein Fandango; and the dam of the "J" litter bred to Ch. Sonnenschein Xults Mt. Nitany....which produced Sonnenschein Jubilee. Natalie is retired and enjoying every minute of it.

Ch. Sonnenschein Unchained Melody


Chainey is litter sister to Natalie. She is very lovely hard coated girl. Chainey is the dam of the "Z" litter, bred to Ch. Eos de Pichera.


Sonnenschein Zorro

Sonnenschein Zircon & buddy

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