Addrss: Rekolantie 52, 01400 Vantaa
Tel: +358 40 845 1585
Year of birth: 1958
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Breeds owned / bred: Airedale Terrier, Miniature Schnauzers, German Shepherd Dog
Breeder since: since 1976
Prefix: Tmavi Knir
Languages: Russian and English
Has judged in following countries:
besides in Finland and Russia also in Australia, Estoania, Latvia,
Ukraine, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Moldavia and Sweden
Year of first qualification: 1980
Poletaeva was born and lived the greatest part of her life in Russia.
She moved her Judge license to Finland in 2005.
Irina Poletaeva was the
owner of the first zwergschnauzer exported to the USSR. She is also a
successful breeder and has bred many Champions and International
Irina Poletaeva has been chairman of Saint-Petersburg's
Schnauzer club for a long time.
The service dog club (DOSAAF) rewarded
her in 1982 as "Most Active Young Judge". In 1998 she became the
honorary member of DOSAAF.
Irina Poletaeva has published her book
"Zwergschnauzer" in 1999. She has also written scripts for the radio
and television, and also a lot of articles for different journals and
Now she writes children's books, which are published in
Russian. English and Finnish. More info here http://www.srfoy.com/
Qualified to judge: