Address: Luhtikyläntie 1559 B, 16510 Luhtikylä
Tel: +358 40 544 0030
Year of birth: 1948
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Breeds owned / bred: Smooth & Wire Fox Terries, English Springer Spaniel, Dachshund Standard Long-haired
Breeder since: purchased her first dog in 1961 and bred her first litter in 1968
Languages: Finnish, Swedish, English and German
Has judged in following countries:
besides Finland, in Austria, Australia, Argentina, Belarus, Belgium,
Canada, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, England, Estonia, Germany,
Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Israel, Japan, Kazakshtan,
Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway,
Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, South
Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Sweden, Thailand, Ukraine and
Year of first qualification: 1976
Heikkinen-Lehkonen is a well-known writer and photographer, whose
articles and photos have been published in many dog magazines and books
all over the world.
She is a successful breeder and has bred dozens of
Champions and International Champions especially in Fox Terriers.
has been very active in the club work, having been a.o.t the President
of the Terrier Club of Finland and the president of the Lahti
International show for many years, and a member of several Kennel Club
committees. At present she is the President of the regional Kennel Club
Salpausselän Kennelpiiri, and since 2001, the President of the Judges'
She is a judge of Terrier & Dachshund underground hunting
trials, too. She has been awarded a.o.t. the golden medal of the
Finnish Kennel Club and the Finnish Terrier Club, the Vuolasvirta Award
for Breeders, the Breeders' Plaque of the Finnish Terrier Club and the
golden Pin of Breeders of the Finnish Fox Terrier Club.
Qualified to judge: