Thursday, October 2, 2014


GCH CH Jasiri-Sukari Win Tin Tin 

We have often written that the pinnacle of any breeder’s career is winning their breed’s national specialty. A few extraordinary individuals win more than one. Two such breeders are Kathy and Julie Jones, known throughout our sport as the “Basenji Sisters”. Among the many accolades they have garnered in their 30 plus years of breeding, was being named 2008 AKC Breeders of the Year for the Hound Group. 

The sisters were at Purina Farms outside of St Louis this past week for the 2014 Basenji Club of America National Specialty with their three and half year old dog, GCH CH Jasiri-Sukari Win Tin Tin. They and Winston left with their third straight national BISS, an impressive feat made all the more impressive by Winston’s youth. 

Dr Donald Sturz also recognized his Best of Opposite Sex, GCH CH Meisterhaus Happy Hour at Signet, his Winners Dog, Sirius Works for Me, and his Winners Bitch and Best of Winners, Laurel Frim Fram Only a Cockeyed Optimist. Congratulations to Kathy & Julie, Winston’s co-owner Chua Ming Kok, and all the other winners.