We are René and Jørna van Wingerden and we live in Heemskerk, a village 30 km from Amsterdam, close to the dunes. We live there with our daughter Amber and son Sem and our Rhodesian Ridgebacks Gwindi and Diwa. Jørna has her own dog school, specialized in dog behavior: De Honden Instructieschool
Our kennelname ‘Zuva Redu’ means ‘Our Sun’ and is dedicated to our first ridgebacks Bhanu and Jua. Both their names not only mean ‘sun’, but that’s also what they brought in our lives! They brought us a lot of joy, new friends, a new way of living and, on top of it: Jua gave us her beautiful sweet daughter Gwindi in 2013. In 2016 Gwindi had her first litter. Out of this litter, Diwa stayed with us and completed our pack again.
Dogs are really a big part of our life and family and we love to walk with them for hours. We can't imagine a life without a ridgeback on our side anymore!