Last updated 28/11/08

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action photos by Star Shotz Studio FX at


'Magic' is owned and trained by Keith Powell


Taika is Finnish for Magic


photo by Andrie de Vries


Finnish Lapphund - Elbereth Taika AW

photo by Paw Print Design


Finnish Lapphund - Elbereth Taika AW

photo Eric Trafford


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Finnish Lapphund - Elbereth Taika AW


Finnish Lapphund - Elbereth Taika AW


The inaugural Kennel Club International Agility Festival took place on the weekend of 13/ 14th August 2005 at the east of England Showground, Peterborough - here Magic excelled herself with 


4th in the Kennel Club British Open ( Midi )

                                     2nd (representing England) in the Kennel Club Nations Cup (Midi )


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On 5th October 2004 - breed history was again made as ' Magic' passed the 200 point mark needed to achieve her Agility Warrant title, to become the first and only FL with A.W. after her name. She also won her second open competition, grading her as a Senior Agility dog - well done Magic and Keith.


Brains and beauty - Senior agility dog and two times class winner at Crufts


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At her second Crufts - Magic does is again - winning the Post Grad bitch class, handled by proud owner Keith

Finnish Lapphund - Elbereth Taika AW



We wish Keith and Magic every success in their Agility future together.


Finnish Lapphund - Elbereth Taika AW


photo by Star Shotz Studio FX at 


Magic wins third in Midi Agility Final at Dogs in Need, suffolk 2002


Finnish Lapphund - Elbereth Taika AW


and winning her class at Crufts 2003





The winning trio from   'Purina Proplan Classic Tournament Midi Final 2002' held at the Suffolk Showground


Magic has now started her agility shows, and has already (at tender age of two) picked up numerous Clear round rosettes.  She has also dabbled in conformation classes, winning her first outing at a Championship show at Bournemouth 2001 under Mrs N Kirk, and then going on to win her class at Crufts on her debut there.




At 5 weeks

Magic at 7 weeks



Magic at seven weeks                    Magic & Tomi


Selection of Photos at about 11 weeks


    waiting patiently    hope they can't see mud on my nose!       the wet look give us a kiss!        peep po