Welcome to the Afikim Kennels web site
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Please let us take you on a brief tour through our enterprise
Located onthe banks of the Jordan River, about 3 kilometers from the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel.Afikim Dog Kennels (F.C.I) is a professional breeding farm that specializes in Labrador and Golden Retrievers as a family dogs as well as the German Shepherd as working dogs
Throughout the 20 years of its existence, the Kennels have achieved a dominant position among the Israeli dog rearing farms, and have won numerous breeding prizes from the Israel Kennel Club, I.K.C
The founder and the manager of the Kennels is Mr. Yaniv Osem, who from its early beginning kept the "breeding line" working, with endless merit and dedication
Yaniv is a professional dog-breeder and his expertise is recognized both in Israel and abroad.
Born and raised on Kibbutz Afikim, Yaniv is an example of a successful kibbutz member, who has created a prosperous reality from a fragile dream.
The kennel staff consists of qualified dog trainers, dog barbers, nursery caregivers, animal behavior therapists, youth camp
counselors and the administrative staff.
Doctors Avi Ram (D.V.M) and Nir Alpert (D.V.M) give the veterinary health care for the Kennel with great patience and humor.
The kennel consists of six different branches:
Rearing of "pups" for sale
Around the year we sell Retrievers, German Shepherds, Spaniels and many more - depends on their mother's schedule…
Dog training for obedience
Our dog trainers teach the basic commands and treat behavior-problems as needed. Training is done in a new approach, which strengthen the dog’s co-operation.
For all the travelers among us who need a place for their loved ones while away from home. Our Dog Pension is located in a countryside atmosphere and all the dogs enjoy daily walks, excellent food and care. There is a facility available for small dogs and for dogs with special needs, as well as for females in heat.
Animal Assisting Therapy Program, which takes the dogs to be trained by special people in handicapped institutes and special education schools.
Dog Training School in collaboration with the Animal Care College (A.C.C) Ascot, England
The program qualifies it's graduates to work with dogs in a variety of settings, among them are: Trainers, Barbers, Animal behavior counselors and much much more.
Dog Training Summer Camps (for children between the age of 10-14).
The summer Camps are unique in their approach that combines lessons and practice in dog training as well as everything a regular summer camp gives, such as social activities, hikes, sports and more.
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Afikim Dog Kennels
Kibbuts Afikim 15148