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“Judge, scientific breeder and profound student of the Dobermann”

Helena vom Eschenhof

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DZB: 86576
DOB: 19-05-1975
Gender: Female
Colour: Black
HD: A-1
Rating: V
Titles: SchH 3, FH, ADPr
Körung: Angekört 1A (ZVA)


Working Results:

D.V. Deutsche Meisterschaft

  • Highest protection score.

Helena vom Eschenhof competed four times in the D.V. Meisterschaft and passed the Körung 'for life' with highest rating for hardness and working drives. She also gained her FH tracking title and Ausauerprufung (ADPr) endurance test.

“Bred in Germany this was an important foundation bitch not only for her owner Iris Krummel, but also for the breed in Germany as a whole. She was the mother of such important dogs as Berenike, Brutus, Bellona, Daphne, Farina & Feus von Nymphenburg, and her grandchildren also proved to be International champions and sought after breeding animals in many other countries besides Germany. Helena was an elegant but powerful bitch with a squarely built body. She had a good head and neck, was very good in the chest, topline and tailset. Plus she moved correctly.
In the character, she was an outstanding specimen, passing her Schutzhund III 38 times, and was also 4 times a participant on the DV Working Championships (where even to qualify once is recommendation enough). On one of these occasions she also was high scoring dog in the schutzdienst (manwork). She was the High in Trial at several working trials and also passed the Körung 'for life'. In conformation she also performed credibly, for example in 1976 she placed second behind Dewi vom Franckenhorst at the Bundessieger show.
Breed specialist Ottmar Vogel considered her a 'dream bitch' - an invaluable brood bitch for the breed. Due to her good conformation standard and truly outstanding character and working abilities. She lived to a very old age, and therefore proved to be more widely influential than her more famous daughter Berenike von Nymphenburg.”

[By J.M. v.d. Zwan: In the beginning.....A history of the Dobermann]

Helena was one of the foundation females for the von Nymphenburg Kennel in Germany. Below are her most influential litters and offspring:

  • von Nymphenburg “B” litter with Eick vom Eschenhof:
    • Brutus: SchH 3, FH and passed the passed the Körung 'for life' with Körklasse 1A rating. He is sire of the vom Papenkamp “E” litter (Ester); vom Herrnberg “O, V” litters (Onyx); von der Rothenbuch “D” litter (David) and vom Dreiländereck “A, B, C, D, E” litters (Afra, Andra).
    • Berenike: SchH 3 and von Nymphenburg “H, J” litters (Jaron, Jason).
  • von Nymphenburg “D” litters with Athos von Nymphenburg:
    • Daimos: SchH 3, FH and Jugendsieger. He is sire of the vom Kennersberg “B, C” litters (Bronco) and vom Papenkamp “H, J” litters (Afra, Henny, Hella).
    • Diana: dam of the vom Druidenstein “R, U” litters (Rex Rocco).
    • Delta: dam of the vom Eschenhof “S, U” litters (Ukas).
  • von Nymphenburg “F” litter with Orpheus vom Eschenhof:
    • Feus: SchH 3, FH and passed the Körung 'for life' with Körklasse 1 rating. He is sire of the von Nymphenburg “L, M” litters (Leander).
    • Ferice: dam of the von Holzbergerhof “H, I, J” litters (Hitte, Jari).
Jago von Hagenstern
DZB: 83286
HD: 1
SchH 1
Bonni von Forell
DZB: 80937
HD: A-1
SchH 1, Int+Dt-Ch, Bdsg, DV-Sg
Vello von Fürstenfeld
DZB: 79814, SchH 3, Angekört 1 (ZVA)
Kira von Romberg
DZB: 78325
Dona von Eichenhain
DZB: 82631

SchH 1, Int+Dt-Ch, Bdsg, DV-Sg
Rondo von Forell
DZB: 79038, SchH 1, Bdsg
Hella von Forell
DZB: 77433
Eni vom Eschenhof
DZB: 84962
HD: B-1
Flint von Forell
DZB: 82339

SchH 1, Int+Dt-Ch, Bdsg, DV-Sg
Chico von Forell
DZB: 81130, Dt-Ch, Bdsg, DV-Sg
Kira von Romberg
DZB: 78325
Fee von Hagenstern
DZB: 82336
Chico von Forell
DZB: 81130, Dt-Ch, Bdsg, DV-Sg
Sonja von der Brünoburg
DZB: 79513