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Australian Champion

Yakindow Sonic Boom (ai)

"Sonic" is the first male stafford to be shown under the Yakindow prefix.

He is DNA Profiled, clear of L2Hga, HC and eye screened clear of all eye conditions inlcuding PHPV.  He is available at stud to approved bitches.

Sonic was retired from the show ring in early 2022 due to sustaining a serious injury from an unfortunate accident  - a devastating end to his show career which occurred as he was just reaching his prime. 

Never take your dogs or the days you have with them for granted.

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Show Results and Critiques


West of the Divide SBTC – 9th May 2021

Runner up Best in Speciality Show, Best Opposite Sex in Show, Best Open in Show, Dog Challenge


Judge Sandra Smid (QLD) “Blackshot”


“I was looking for a moderate dog throughout, with balance, agility and sufficient strength of muzzle & skull to do their job”.

Open Dog (11)

Very strong class.

1st: N Yates: Ch Yakindow Sonic Boom (AI) Black brindle 3.5 years. In his prime, presented in top condition. He is unexaggerated throughout and so well balanced. Strong clean muzzle, well chiselled skull, pronounced stop, correct eyes & fine ears used to advantage. Clean, well angulated front with sufficient forechest. Well ribbed up, strong loin, well angulated & muscled hindquarters. He moved well in all directions with power & an economy of effort.

“In the CC line up the Open Dog stood out and could not be denied”.

Best In Show: “Both CC winners were strong contenders and the dog dominated the ring with his personality and presence, but at the end of the day the bitch’s topline and rear angulation won the day.”

Thank you so much Sandra Smid

Photo credit to Griet Coetzer - thank you


8th March 2020 - SBTC of Victoria - Karen Waltham (Dringshaw) UK

Opposite Australian Bred in Show

Blk/Br Super head with bags of expression, good mouth, he has a straight front, good pigmentation, and is well
balanced, good angulation front and back and is short coupled, level topline held on move, good movement, shown and
handled well.

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January 2020 - ACT&D - BOB x 3, RBIG - under Breed Specialist Mrs M Coetzer (Zeracious)

10 Nov 2019 - Best In Group - Dogs NSW, Illawarra & South East 

8 Nov 2019 - Best In Group - Dogs NSW, Illawarra & South East

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13 October 2019 - SBTC of South Australia

Reserve Dog Challenge and Intermediate in Show under Chris Jacksic (USA)

""Black brindle, beautiful expression with powerful head with large nostrils, good small rose ears and excellent pigment.  Excellent straight bone and in great condition. Well arched neck with good angulated front and rear, clean coming an dgoing. Scissor bite. Nice round feet. Level topline and good pump handed tail."

12 October 2019 - SBTC of South Australia

2nd Intermediate Dog under Lukasz Kozlarek (POL)

"Black brindle elegant male with excellent head proportions.  Excellent strong muzzle with good lips.  Deep stop, good dark eyes. Small. correct set rose ears.  Good straight front legs and plenty of bone.  Excellent pasterns and tight feet.  Beautiful clean neck and correct rib cage.  Slightly elongated , body in excellent fit condition.  Good bent of stifle, excellent topline. Correct set and carried tail. Amazing, dynamic movement."

15 September 2019 - SBTC of Northern NSW

Intermediate in Show under Cornelia Bergunthal (SWZ)

""21 months, b/b, scissor bite. Very good size and construction. Very clean and head
free of exaggerations with the desired ratio. Dark eye, ear should be a little more closed. Good neck and topline, short in the loin, correct tail set. Good angulations, good bone strength, correct and beautiful paws. Moves with drive from
the well-muscled hindquarters to his advantage. Well handled.
Well deserved winner."

class 5 1st inter b-ZF-4258-60350-1-002-

14 September 2019 - SBTC of Northern NSW

Intermediate in Show under Leanne Marshallsay (UK)

""Beautiful proportioned dog who has a ring presence which demands you take note.
Lovely masculine head with near ears, correct mouth and great expression. Nice reach of neck and correct shoulder placement. Straight front, with nice length rib and correct tuck up, correct bend of stifle. Moved with drive and purpose. One
which I believe will have a bright future."

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