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Sunstag Mr. Ripley United StatesAdd to favourites

Sire: Fenrier B.Sunstag By Design (Age at birth: 4 years, 7 months.)

Dam: Sandhill Sunstag Camille (Age at birth: 3 years, 7 months.)

Date of Birth: 26 March 2000

Bred by: D. Howell-Hirsch

Sunstag Mr. Ripley

(M) 26 March 2000, HM88856405, Cream

Fenrier B.Sunstag By DesignSC

1 September 1995

Breeder: D. & T. Gauerke

Faxbos Lion

5 October 1990

Breeder: C. Jensen

Grey Eagle's Sir Fonzie Av Faxbo

22 January 1988

Breeder: C. Engström

Castlebury Seargeoh

17 May 1985

Castlebury Smashing-Son

23 January 1982

Clansmans Una-O'Sullivan

6 February 1982

Breeder: U. & U. Högberg

Grey Eagle's Queen-Patricia

11 October 1984

Breeder: C. Engström

NORD INT CH Clansmans Maniac-Master

10 November 1980

Breeder: U. & U. Högberg

Clansmans Glamour-Girl

20 January 1979

Breeder: U. & U. Högberg

DKCH Faxbos Asta

10 April 1988

Breeder: C. Jensen

DKCH Faxbos Odin

18 March 1987

Breeder: C. Jensen

Faxbos Noble Gambler

19 February 1983 Wheaten

Breeder: C. Jensen

Faxbos Ragnhild

14 May 1983 Brindle

Breeder: C. Jensen

DKCH KBHV88 Faxbos Wanda

11 March 1984

Breeder: C. Jensen

DK CH  Wand Zoo Na Wyspie

1 January 1982

Bang-P's Honey-I Do

16 June 1978 Wheaten

Breeder: L. Bang-Pedersen

Hundra vom Sachsenhof

26 September 1992
Sand, Grey Brindle

Breeder: E. Otto

Fangorn's Gandolf

22 April 1989
Sand, Brindle

Breeder: D. Dierick

INT DE CH Zeno Von Der Oelmühle

2 January 1987

7 years, 9 months.

Health checks:
Eyes (CERF): 92

Breeder: H.J. Papenfuß & H.J. Rösner

C.I.B D (VDH) CH  Quite Good Von Der Oelmühle

19 June 1983

Breeder: H.J. Papenfuß & H.J. Rösner

DE CH Solstrand Lady Grey

30 March 1981 Grey Brindle

10 years, 6 months.

Breeder: D. A. Kenis Pordham

Fangorn's Emotion

18 December 1986

Breeder: D. Dierick

DE CH Edeyrn Galahad

21 November 1982 Grey Brindle

Breeder: R. A. L. Follett

Fangorn's Ard Amity

28 June 1982 Red Brindle

Breeder: D. Dierick

Dagmar vom Sachsenhof

18 January 1989
Grey, Brindle

Breeder: E. & K. Otto

Apoll vom Eiffelturm

3 July 1981

Breeder: R. Michels

Baloor Del Monte

20 September 1978

Breeder: H. Petrusová

Aria Hubertowy Dworu

17 January 1978

Breeder: Z. Nowak

Ann vom Heidewolf

29 April 1983
Grey, Brindle

Breeder: P Hollatz

Barry Z Duzej Pohulanki

1 February 1978


Mucha Moor's Astone

20 July 1980

Breeder: K. Piesik

Sandhill Sunstag Camille

7 September 1996

Noinin Cnoc Riley

19 September 1992
Grey Brindle

Breeder: SOARES

US CH Grianan Ladd Of Limerick

5 January 1988
Wheaten & Brindle

Breeder: M.G. Scheer

US CH Starkeeper's Ard Darby Grianan

4 September 1980
Red Brindle

Breeder: J. Gagne

US CH Elmbrae's Starkeeper Trevor

18 June 1979

Breeder: L. Kelly

Meille's Lady Leland

26 November 1977 Wheaten

Breeder: G. Henry

US CH Kellcastle Alain Banselgare

19 November 1983
Gray & Brindle

Breeder: D. Webb & B. Griffin-Webb

US CH Grianan Mann Of Limerick

5 May 1982 Wheaten & Brindle

Breeder: M. A. Kennedy

US CH Ceile Of Limerick

26 June 1980 Black

Breeder: L. Souza

US CH Bailebrae Kariad

5 April 1989
Red & Brindle

Health checks:

Breeder: M. T. Grotano

US CH Fitzarran Jasper

25 November 1986
Gray & Brindle

Breeder: W. & B. Deemer

US CA CH Fitzarran Shadowfax

20 December 1982 Gray & Brindle

5 years, 7 months.

Breeder: W. & B. Deemer

US CH Fitzarran Wicce

26 January 1984 Red & Brindle

Breeder: W. & B. Deemer

US CH Fitzarran Madara O Bailebrae

20 December 1982
Red & Brindle

Breeder: W. & B. Deemer

US CH Solstrand Fenton Of Bailebrae

6 April 1980 Red & Brindle

11 years, 4 months.

Breeder: D. A. Kenis Pordham

US CH Eaglescrag Janine

6 January 1978 Gray & Brindle

Breeder: L.S. & R. Jenkins

Riley's Katie Of Sand Hill

23 September 1993

Michael O Rourke Of Tara Hts

28 October 1991

Faolan O'Cagney Of Tara Hts

6 June 1989

US CH Seamus Cagney Of Tara Hts

23 February 1986 Rd Brdl

Mariah O'Lochlin Of Tara Hts

11 September 1985 Rd Whtn

Applearbor Deedra

22 July 1988
Gr Brdl

Applearbor Mathew Of Trena

27 April 1984 Gr & Whtn

Breeder: P. & J. Paloma

Erinwood Bianca

22 April 1986 Gr Brdl

Maeglyn O'Eureka Canyon

24 September 1990

Tia's Ballykelly Of Swords

20 December 1986

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Loughrea

14 April 1985 Wheaten

Breeder: S. Seale

US CH Tia Maria Of Swords

25 January 1985 Whtn

Breeder: Dorotik

Lynge's Mariah

19 October 1985
Whtn Brdl

Breeder: Hussman & Wegscheid

Killarney Mickey Mciver

18 June 1983 Whtn

Breeder: M. & B. Gerber

Tinker Toy Of Buffalo Creek

22 August 1983 Rd Brdl

Full siblings

Number of full siblings: 6

Sunstag American Beauty

Sunstag Boy's Don't Cry

Sunstag Cider House Rules

Sunstag Magnolia

Sunstag Music Of My Heart

Sunstag Topsy Turvy Maise (8 Offspring)

Half siblings

Number of half siblings: 24

Number of litters with half siblings: 5

Litter number 1:

Born 24 January 1997

Sire: Fenrier B.Sunstag By Design Dam: Blackrose Lotus

Sunstag Flynn's Moon

Sunstag Moon At Night

Sunstag Moon Doggie

Sunstag Moon Over Miami

Sunstag Moonglow

Sunstag Moonstruck (2 Offspring)

Sunstag Taoiseach Re

Litter number 2:

Born 22 May 1997

Sire: Fenrier B.Sunstag By Design Dam: Nellie's Shelia Of O'Neill

Bellwood Bran

Bellwood Branagan (2 Offspring)

Bellwood Brianna Ua Conratha

Bellwood's Bonnie Gaelin

Litter number 3:

Born 24 September 1998

Sire: Fenrier B.Sunstag By Design Dam: Sunstag A'Albaa

Sunstag Chance

Sunstag Ivy (22 Offspring)

Sunstag Teena

Sunstag The Weaver

Litter number 4:

Born 4 August 1999

Sire: Fenrier B.Sunstag By Design Dam: Sunstag Blessed Bea

Sunstag I Get My Kicks

Sunstag Roam (1 Offspring)

Sunstag Scorch

Sunstag Spike

Sunstag Tank

Litter number 5:

Born 20 September 2001

Sire: Fenrier B.Sunstag By Design Dam: Sunstag Designing Woman

Sunstag Glory At Bellwood

Sunstag Hope at Bellwood (2 Offspring)

Sunstag Major Kyra At Bellwood

Sunstag Valor At Bellwood

Number of offspring: 47

Total number of unique descendants: 348

(Total born worldwide after Sunstag Mr. Ripley: 58,642)

Litter number 1. Partner: Briarwood's Zoie O'Shea

Litter born: 25 July 2001

Briarwood's Big Red Whtn

Briarwood's Bryn Gr Brdl

Briarwood's Fergus O'Hey Black

Briarwood's Seamus Stirling Whtn Brdl

Briarwood's Sir Gallant Lu Whtn Brdl

Briarwood's Abagayle O'Shea Rd Brdl

Briarwood's Piper O'Shea Rd

Briarwood's Silvertip Princess Blk Brdl

Litter number 2. Partner: Briarwood's Tessa O'Shea

Litter born: 29 July 2001

Briarwood's Cedric Angustierny Rd

Briarwood's Lightfoot Whtn

Briarwood's Merlyn Inis Cormac

Briarwood's Reighly Rd

Briarwood's Ryko of J'Aime Rd

Briarwood's Stirling Kelly Whtn Brdl

Briarwood's Ardara Gr Brdl

Briarwood's Holly Rd Brdl

Briarwood's Kerry Hancock Gr Brdl

Briarwood's Lily

Briarwood's Lucy Whtn

Briarwood's Sunshine O'Shea Whtn

Litter number 3. Partner: Bonchelle Meagan O'Shea

Litter born: 1 August 2001

Briarwood's Mac Hancock Gr

Briarwood's Morus Hector Whtn

Briarwood's Samson Whtn

Briarwood's Viceroy at Linacre (6 Offspring) Gr

Briarwood's Alouette O'Shea Whtn

Litter number 4. Partner: Briarwood's Tessa O'Shea

Litter born: 19 April 2002

Briarwood's Abraxis Whtn

Briarwood's Caden Dillon Black

Briarwood's Spencer T King Gr

Briarwood's Bronwen Rd

Briarwood's Kearey Gr Brdl

Briarwood's Lady Gwyneth Gr Brdl

Briarwood's Quintessa O'Shea Whtn

Briarwood's Willow Gr

Litter number 5. Partner: Briarwood's Zoie O'Shea

Litter born: 8 September 2002

Briarwood's Chapin Knight Whtn

Briarwood's Deezel Black

Briarwood's Doctor Jones Black

Briarwood's Guinness Rd Brdl

Briarwood's Mexican Son Gr Brdl

Briarwood's Mustical Merlyn Whtn Brdl

Briarwood's Regent at Linacre Rd Brdl

Briarwood's Phaedra Whtn

Mia's Irish Dream of Briarwood Rd

Sweet Adaline of Briarwood Whtn

Litter number 6. Partner: Cashencreek Cantessa

Litter born: 6 September 2003

Quinn Shalaleigh Black

Lilchik's Molly Mcgee (9 Offspring) Brindle

Shade Of The Eclipse O'Yeh (8 Offspring) Black

Sif Tomarctus Black

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Total number of possible ancestors (5 gens): 62

Actual number of ancestors: 62 (31M/31F)

Ancestorloss: 0

Percentage lost: 0%

Ancestor loss coefficient (AVK): 100%

Coefficient of Inbreeding: 0.00% (5 generations)

Coefficient of Inbreeding compared to breed average

The Kennel Club recommends breeding with a lower Coefficient of inbreeding (COI) than the average.
Average COI worldwide over the last 10 years for 5 generations is 3.36%.

Green areas are well below average COI. The yellow area marks average COI +/- 0.5% point. Red areas are well above average.

Lifespan in pedigree

Average recorded lifespan in pedigree: 8 years, 10 months.Based on lifespan-info of 4 entries in pedigree out of a possible 62 (6.45 %).

Recorded breed average in iwdb.org is 7 years, 5 months.Based on lifespan-info of 6296 dogs

Dogs that died in their first year are left out of the calculations, according to normal practice when calculating average longevity information in dogs.


Basis for veteran age is FCI-regulations; 8 years

We have 2 recorded veterans in this pedigree. 2 died before veteran-age.

We are missing info on 58 dogs

50.00% of dogs with known lifespan were veterans

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Sires and dams


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