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Bailey's fourth major under judge Mrs. Donnelle Richards

Bailey completes her AKC conformation championship!

Bailey completed her AKC conformation championship by winning her fourth major on May 9, 2010. She was awarded Winner's Bitch under judge Mrs. Donnelle Richards in Trenton, NJ at the prestigious Trenton Kennel Club all-breed show.

Portia's fifth major under judge Ms. Sandra Goose Allen

Portia completes her AKC conformation championship!

Portia completed her AKC conformation championship by winning her fifth major on March 7, 2010. She was awarded Winner's Bitch under judge Ms. Sandra Goose Allen in Detroit, MI at the prestigious Detroit Kennel Club all-breed show. We want to thank Derek Beatty for showing Portia to her fifth major win. She now looks on to the field for her dual-championship, and to the whelping box for very promising litters in the future.

Portia earns her fourth major!

Portia earned her fourth major on January 31, 2010, by going Winner's Bitch under judge Dr. Robert A. Indeglia in Erie, PA at the Erie Kennel Club all-breed show. We want to thank Deanna Rotkowski for showing Portia to this very impressive win against tough competition. She now has 12 ponts with four majors.

Portia is awarded her third major!

Portia earned her third major on December 13, 2009, by going Winner's Bitch under judge Mr. George D. Boulton in Cleveland, OH at the Western Reserve Kennel Club all-breed show. We want to thank Alison Cowie for showing Portia to this very impressive win. She looked fabulous! She now has 9 ponts with three majors.

All seven newborn puppies in a puppy pile!

HayLey's puppies arrive!

Kaleonahe welcomes the arrival of the much anticipated Dashiell x HayLey puppies! She began on December 5, 2009 at about 9:00 P.M. When she was done, she gave birth to 2 brindle boys, 3 red boys, and 2 red girls. All the puppies and mom are doing superbly! We couldn't ask for a better whelping experience. Watch them grow on the puppy page!

Bailey is awarded her third major!

Bailey earned her third major on November 13, 2009, by going Winner's Bitch under judge Mrs. Susan St. John-Brown in Columbus, OH at the Dayton Kennel Club all-breed show. She now has 11 ponts with three majors.

Portia winning her second major under judge Mrs. Patti Widick Neale in October 2009.

Portia wins her second major!

Portia earned her second major on October 31, 2009 under judge Mrs. Patti Widick Neale in Bloomsburg, PA at the Back Mountain Kennel Club, Inc. all-breed show. Bailey was Reserve Winner's Bitch on this day as well. Judge Mrs. Widick Neale expressed her appreciation of both of our girls during our photo session. She remarked that they were both beautiful and she had a difficulty making her decision.

Bailey winning her second major under judge Dr. Donald Gill in October 2009.

Bailey wins her second major!

Bailey earned her second major on October 30, 2009, by going Winner's Bitch under judge Dr. Donald A. Gill in Bloomsburg, PA at the Bald Eagle Kennel Club all-breed show. She now has 8 ponts and both of her majors. Portia was awarded Reserve Winners Bitch again.

Bailey is awarded Winner's Bitch!

Bailey earned her fifth point on October 11, 2009, by going Winner's Bitch under judge Mr. Raymond V. Filburn, Jr. in Urbana, OH at the Mad River Valley Kennel Club all-breed show. Portia was awarded Reserve Winners Bitch, to make it a great day for Kaleonahe basenjis.

Portia winning her first major under judge Mrs. Michelle Billings in October 2009.

Portia wins her first major!

Portia earned her first major on October 3, 2009 under judge Mrs. Michelle Billings in Ludwigs Corner, PA at the Devon Dog Show Association, Inc. all-breed show. These were Portia's first points. We look forward to a bright future for our beautiful little girl.

Bailey wins her first major!

Bailey earned her first major on September 12, 2009, under judge Dr. John Reeve-Newson on a cold, wet, gloomy day, in Kempton, PA at the Leigh Valley Kennel Club all-breed show.

Success at the Hoosier Specialty! 

Both Bailey and Portia got second in their very competive classes on September 1, 2009 at the Hoosier Specialty under judge Dr. Ron Spritzer. This specialty was held the two days prior to the 2009 Basenji Club of America National Specialty at the same location in Lexington, Kentucky. Bailey was entered in Open Black & White bitches, and Portia was entered in 6-9 Month Old Puppy bitches, Any Other Allowable Color.

Bailey wins her first point!

Bailey won her first point on August 9, 2009 at the Lorain County Kennel Club all-breed show under Danish judge Mr. Kim Nielsen. She was awarded Winner's Bitch, Best of Winners, and Best of Opposite sex over a bitch special. "She has a lovely head, beautiful level topline, and exceptional reach and drive. This is unusual for a bitch of this age" commented Mr. Nielsen. Bailey was a few days shy of 8 months old.

HayLey comes to Kaleonahe

Kaleonahe welcomes Ch. Khani's Written In The Stars, "HayLey" to the family. Kyle went to Portland, Oregon to pick her up and show a few dogs at the Willamette Valley Basenji Club Specialty on July 24, 2009. He also showed Teazer's American Gigalo "L'Mo" to a 3-point major the next day in tough Pacific Northwest competition.

6 months and 1 day old!

The very first time Bailey set paw in the show ring, she was awarded Best of Opposite Sex puppy in Sweepstakes at the Chicagoland Basenji Specialty on June 13, 2009, under breeder judge Pat Marshall. "Her topline, outline when stacked, and her sidegait is what I love about her" commented Mrs. Marshall. All of these wonderful accolades just one day after her six-month birthday. We are hoping for wonderful things from this beautiful bitch. Thank you Pam Geoffroy and Sheila Lund of Eldorado Basenjis to allow such a beautiful girl to become part of our family.

Bailey finishes her AKC championship!

Posted by Kyle on May 11, 2010

Bailey completed her AKC conformation championship on May 9, 2010 under judge Mrs. Donnelle Richards in Trenton, NJ at the Trenton Kennel Club all-breed show…

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Portia finishes her AKC championship!

Posted by Kyle on April 8, 2010

Portia completed her AKC conformation championship on March 8, 2010 under judge Ms. Sandra Goose Allen in Detroit, MI at the Detroit Kennel Club all-breed show…

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Portia earns her fourth major!

Posted by Kyle on February 2, 2010

Portia earned her fourth major on January 31, 2010 under judge Dr. Robert A. Indeglia in Erie, PA at the Erie Kennel Club all-breed show…

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Portia is awarded her third major!

Posted by Kyle on December 16, 2009

Portia earned her third major on December 12, 2009 under judge Mr. George D. Boulton in Cleveland, OH at the Western Reserve Kennel Club all-breed show…

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HayLey's puppies arrive!

Posted by Kyle on November 12, 2009

Kaleonahe welcomes the arrival of the much anticipated Dashiell x HayLey puppies!

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Bailey is awarded her third major!

Posted by Kyle on November 18, 2009

Bailey earned her third major on November 13, 2009, by going Winner's Bitch under judge Mrs. Susan St. John Brown in Columbus, OH at the Dayton Kennel Club all-breed show…

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Portia wins her second major!

Posted by Kyle on November 3, 2009

Portia earned her second major on October 31, 2009 under judge Mrs. Patti Widick Neale in Bloomsburg, PA at the Back Mountain Kennel Club, Inc. all-breed show…

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Bailey wins her second major!

Posted by Kyle on October 30, 2009

Bailey earned her second major on October 30, 2009, by going Winner's Bitch under judge Dr. Donald A. Gill in Bloomsburg, PA at the Bald Eagle Kennel Club all-breed show…

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Bailey is awarded Winner's Bitch!

Posted by Kyle on October 23, 2009

Bailey earned her fifth point on October 11, 2009, by going Winner's Bitch under judge Mr. Raymond V. Filburn, Jr. in Urbana, OH at the Mad River Valley Kennel Club all-breed show…

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