GEISTVOLL STANDARD SCHNAUZERS
Renee and Jim Pope
P.O. Box 31575, Aurora, CO 80041
Quality Show, Competition and Companion Dogs Since 1971
updated November 11, 2019
Geistvoll Standard Schnauzers
- breeders, exhibitors and fans forty eight years
Member: Standard Schnauzer Club of
Breeder Of The Year
2019 American Kennel Club
Breeder of the Year - All
All breeding stock OFA and CERF certified clear &
How do Geistvoll dogs
get their names?
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2019 SSCA National Specialty
2016 SSCA National Specialty
2014 SSCA National Specialty
SSCA National Specialty
2012 Prarieland Standard
Schnauzer Club Specialty Results
2011 SSCA National Specialty
SSCA National Specialty
2005 S.S.C.A. National
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Our Gallery pages include photos and historical
information about Geistvoll litters..
You can view every Geistvoll litter from 1978 (litter
"A") to 2011 (litter "HH").
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do Geistvoll dogs get their names?
Starting with our very first litter in 1978, we have used an
alphabetical and thematic system to name litters. The first litter was
"A", the second "B", and so on. When we reached the
end of the alphabet in 1999, we started over with "AA". Geistvoll Adalbert Aufgehts
is an example of an "AA" dog. Double letter names are
difficult so some dogs will have a single A or B name even though they
come from a double letter litter.
In addition, many names are based on a special theme. Bonanza from the
"B" litter and Citabria from the "C" litter were
named after aircraft. Jim was regularly flying at that time.
In the "F" litter we have CH Geistvoll Fafner
and CH Geistvoll Fricka. Where would you guess these names come from?
If you guessed Wagnerian Opera, you would be correct. Fafner and Fricka
are the two giants that appear before Votan in the Ring of the Nibelung.
In the "G" litter we have CH Geistvoll Galena, CH Geistvoll Gallium,
and CH Geistvoll Glitter. Where would you guess these names come from?
Minerals was the theme used. Jim holds a minor degree from the Colorado
School of Mines in geology.
In 1992 the "S" litter was whelped. The theme was spices and
some of the names were: Saffron, Sassafras, Spice of Life, and
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New Int/Am CH Geistvoll Mountain Magic
Completed AKC Championship August 2019
Finished with two majors and Two Best of Breeds over Specials
New Int/Am CH Geistvoll
Completed AKC Championship September 2019
Finished with two majors and One Best of Breed over Specials
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trip taken in October 2001
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