Mrs Claire Kirk-Vickers
Stoke on Trent

Breeders of:

  • Afghan Hound

Owners of:

  • American Cocker Spaniel
  • Grand Bleu De Gascogne
Ch Istani Major Tom

Ch Istani Major Tom

photo by: Leanne Trethowen

Champion Istani Major Tom

Istani Sergeant Pepper

Istani Sergeant Pepper

photo by: Angela Brown

A very young Istani Sergeant Pepper at Crufts after winning the junior dog class.

Our Afghan Family Racing

Our Afghan Family Racing

photo by: Julie Parsons

Our family of afghans having a day out at afghan racing.

Isis doing Agility

Isis doing Agility

photo by: John Mort

Isis (Hakmet Ankh Life Force) doing agility at Ruddington.

Afghan hounds have been part of my life since 1977, primarily as pets first, but over the years my kennels has had success in the show ring, racing and agility.

Currently our kennels we have had 2 champions the first was :-

Ch Istani Good Golly Miss Molly

owned by Yvonne Corden & Mark Crossley

The second is :-

Ch Istani Major Tom

Who is co-owned by myself Mr John Mort, Lucy & Leannah Treathowen

We were very oroud of Leon (Istani Major Tom) who was crowned a champion at Crufts 2014
by breed specialist Mr Chris Amoo taking Best Dog

also at Crufts 2014 our litter mates were 1st 2nd & 3rd in a strong puppy dog class,

1st Istani breaking every code Best Puppy In Breed
2nd Istani Joe Dimagio
3rd Istani Hell Raiser

We are very proud of all the Istani afghans who have either gained their Junior Warrants or Stud Book Numbers over the years.

Also now being show abroad is Istani Your Love Is King at Zharook JW being placed highly even in Veteran now aged 9yrs old owned by Mr & Mrs Latimer (Zharook Afghans)

Our Dogs

Current Litters