FACTS ABOUT KENNEL SIGGEN
Knut Sigurd Wilberg started the kennel with his nickname Siggen in 1967.
His brother Leif-Herman joined the Siggen prefix a few years later.
In 1973 Knut Sigurd left Siggen and joined his wife Kari`s prefix Kanix.
Leif Herman`s wife Rita became a partner in 1974.
Kennel Siggen bred two breeds till 1973, German Sheperds and Welsh Corgi pembrokes.
Our first Corgi was Yorken Gallant Knight, an English import, who became Dog of the Year all breeds in Norway 1968.
In 1968 the first Siggen corgi litter was born, when we imported Yorken Dusky Mandy of Kathla in whelp to Wennam Sea King. 6 puppies (2-4)
Since 1968: (1968 – 2020, 52 years)
110 corgi litters
453 puppies (233 dogs-220 bitches)
141 champions (34,3%) 42puppies are too young to gain their championtitle
45 international champions
Dog of the year all breeds in Norway 1968 (above) and 1983 : Int.Ch.Siggen`s Hi Fi
Siggen`s Hi Fi was the first corgi, not born in England, to win a CC in the home country of the breed.
He won 2 CC`s and 4 res-CC`s (in 1984-86) before he returned home to Norway as a pensioner.
Dogs from our kennel have gained champion titles in the following countries: England, Australia, USA, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Israel, Mexico, Czech Republic, Russia, Spain, Slovak Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Belarus, Serbia, Bosnia, Moldova, Ukraine & Philippines
Seven World Winners: Ch.Siggen`s Solo in Tel Aviv (Israel) 1987, Int.Aust.Multi.Ch. Siggen`s Oberon in Porto (Portugal) 2001, Int.Nord.Ch. Siggens Romulus Rocco in Dortmund (Germany) 2003, Aust.S.Ch.Cuuchin Born to Enchant in Stockholm (Sweden) 2008, US.S.Est.SK Ch. Nebriowa Cole Haan in Bratislava, (Slovakia). 2009. Multi Ch. Siggen’s Uptown Girl in Herning (Denmark) 2010 & CIB.GB.HR.NORD.Ch.Siggen’s Queen of Spades in Leipzig (Germany) 2017
Two World Winner Veterans: US,Int. Multi.Ch. Otreks Only In My Dreams in Stockholm (Sweden) 2008 & Multi.Ch. Siggen’s Uptown Girl in Paris (France) 2011
Two World Winner Juniors: Siggen’s Queen of Spades in Budapest (Hungary) 2013 and her son Siggen’s Domino in Leipzig (Germany) 2017
Four European Winners : CIB. Andvol Marshal in Belgium 2016, Int Multi Ch Siggens Uptown Girl in Finland 2006, Int.Multi Ch. Siggen`s Jeremy and Int.Multi.Ch. Siggen`s Conny in Denmark 1997.
CIB.Multi Ch.Siggen`s Oberon NBT was the first Pembroke corgi to win a CC in England travelling under the Pet Travel Scheme, when he won CC and BOS at Windsor 2002. He later also gained his Australian title as the first Norwegian bobtail in 2005.
GB.N.S.Ch NV07,SV08 Siggen’s Doffen NBT was the first undocked Pembroke, not born in England, to gain the English title in 2008. We are very proud of him being the grandfather of and giving the NBT gene to The Breed Record Holder Pemcader Thunderball NBT
US.Int.Nord.Ch Siggen’s Yassir NBT gained his US title in 2008 as the first Norwegian bobtail.
Winners of CC at The League Show: CIB.Ch. Antudor Accidentally NBT in Love 2015 (BOS) and CiMaith’s Elegant Siggen Design NBT 2012 (BOB)
Cruft Winner 2014 & GB.Ch.CIB.HR.NORDIC.Ch Siggen’s Queen of Spades NBT
Her titles also include WWJ-13 & WW-17
We have been breeding bobtails since 1989.
Total:290 puppies(154-136), 153 bobtails (52,7%) (85-68)
The competition for the title, Corgi of the Year in Norway, was first introduced in 1974. Since then, dogs bred or owned by kennel Siggen have won this title 35 times with 25 different dogs.
Kennel Siggen is the only Pembroke corgi kennel in Norway that has been awarded
The Norwegian Kennel Clubs: Distinction of Excellent Breeding, (2002)
We have been importing dogs from the following kennels in England, USA, Australia and Russia: Yorken, Blands, Kydor, Denmarville, Daleviz, Pengavin, Meljac, Vanrell, Pemwell, Perrymist, Pemland, Otrek, Nebriowa, Cuuchin, Bojojamile, Antudor & Andvol
We are proud to tell that the dogs living with us today, and are bred by us, all go back in a continuous line to our first bitch: Yorken Dusky Mandy of Kathla bought more than 50 years ago.