Basenji
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LUKE   basenji craving Egypt basenji pulling sled best in show
AVONGARA LUKA    

1950 First Specialty Best of Breed Winner Ch. Rhosenji's Beau, Judge Alva Rosenberg

  Annie Davis, now retired from breeding, had a team of basenjis that she trained as sled dogs. She lives in Idaho. Pacific Rim Basenjis.  
KITOKO   victorian basenji   basenji
AVONGARA KITOKO   Artist T.M. Joy. Basenji type dog brought back from the Niger Expedition and presented to Queen Victoria in 1842. 1951, Westchester Kennel Club, BOB Ch. Phemister's Maestro artist Michael Vistia Photo 1976  Your Basenji by Eveline M. Green 1956 Ch. Philo's Blaze of Koko Crater, one win
OJO   Victoria Tudor-Williams  
AVONGARA OGO   Fula world famous Basenji female Veronica Tudor-Williams 1952, Westchester Kennel Club, BOB Winner, International Champion Vagabond of the Congo, Judge Mr. Lounsbury Baker's Dozen by Susan Kamen Mariscano View more of Susan's work at Apu's Basenjs ASFA accepts Basenjis for lure coursing. On September 3, on the first weekend after Basenjis are recognized to run, Bubalak's Divine Bette takes a Best in Field, 1979. 1958 Am & Can Ch. Dainty Dancer of Glenairley, one win
KITA   Blean dogs  
AVONGARA RIKITA   Bongo and Bokoto of the Blean, Cruft 1937 1953 Kiafrika Azima by Ashley Pistorio Anne Ductor and Richard Baker's girl FC Dharian’s Phantom, LCM became the first ever AKC field champion, 1993. 1962 Ch. Lepper's Nik Nak, 2 wins
TAMBURA   Olivia Burns     NO PHOTO AVAILABLE
AVONGARA TAMBURA   Mrs. Olivia Burn with daughter Jennifer  1954 Art from the Rip Van Wrinkler, Vol. XIX, Issue 2, May 2015.   1963 Ch Lutes Mona Lisa, one win
Alfie   Bosco    
Avongara Zibili   Bosc "Congo Terrier" Zoo Paris 1890 1955 Dreamers by Kamen from The Rip Van Wrinkler, Volume XIX, Issue 2, May 2015   1967-1969 Ch. Betsy Ross' Kingola of Ber Vic, 2 wins
Amisi      
Lukuru Amisi   Photo by Dr.O.Heinroth of Pariah dog 1955 Print by Karen Sahulka from The Rip Van Wrinkler, Volume XIX, Issue 2, May 2015   1967-1972 Ch. Reveille Re-Up, 14 wins
Ziki      
Avongara Ziki   Major George Richards 1956 Basenji Quilt by Lisa Stewart from The Rip Van Wrinkler, XXI, Issue 2, May 2017   1971-1972 Luddymarie Betsy Ross Melisa, 2 wins
Lema      
Lukuru Lema   Lady Nutting with two of her imports. 1957 Dagmar Herhoffer, "Ole" from The Rip Van Wrinkler, Volume XX, Issue 4, November 2016   1973-1974 Ch. Betsy Ross'Joyful Saint, 5 wins
Paya      
Lukuru na Liboso Mopaya   Col. Richards with Ting Deet's South Sudan 1958 KC by Eddie Kagimu   1973-1974 Ch. Reveille Be Sirius, 10 wins
     

Amatangazig of the Congo

  Col. Richard, 1920 1959 Artist Rien Poortvliet  

1977-1978 Ch. Shadowbye's Mitty, 5 wins

       
    1912 a stuffed Basenji in a Pygmy village was exhibited  in the Museum of Natural History in New York City. 1960 Artist Ron Krajewski   1975-1976 Ch. Khajah's Gay Excalibur, 3 wins
       
    Closeup of dog from pigmy village. 1961 Drive for the Nets by Roger Inman    1976-1977 Ch. Tri-Tan Uzuri Supow Lihu, 4 wins
       
    Bongo of Blean 1962 Helpful Gardener by Yvonne Sovereign (Visit Site)   1976 Ch. Camp's Dazzling Nazimba, one win
       
    Congo dog from the Berlin Zoo, 1903 1963 Silent Hunter by Margaret Sweeney (Visit Site)   1976 Ch. Reveille Recycle Pickwick, one win
       
    Phemister's Bois and the Basashi of Blean. Bois was imported as Bakuma of Blean, 1937 1964 Artist B. J. Lewis   1978-1979 Ch. Reveille Do Be Sirius, 5 wins
       
    Senji of the Congo. First generation bred by Olivia Burns from foundation stock Bashele of Blean, Bongo of Blean and Bereke of Blean. 1965 unknown artist   1979 Ch. Libra's Apollo of Delahi, one win
       
    Ousefleet Tango, second generation from foundation stock Bashele of Blean, Bongo of Blean and Bereke of Blean, whelped November 28, 1938 and Ousefleet Ombombo, first generation from Bungwa of Blean, whelped January 4, 1939. photo taken 1940. 1966 unknown artist   1979-1980 Ch. Darp's Kamili Mwana, two wins
           
            1979 Ch. Burgundy Wine Sir Gay of Linlo, one win
           
            1981 Ch. Pero's Krugerrand, one win
      No Photo Available at this time    
      1976 Western Regional Specialty Winner BOB Libra's Dark of the Moon held in California, Judge J.C. Carson     1981 Ch. Hai Aari Golden Dybbuk, one win
     
    litter whelped at the Antwerp Zoo. 1951 1977 Southern Regional Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Trumpet's Noble Pharaohheld in Alabama, Judge Robert D. Smith mummies basenji'd by Roberta Sparr (Visit Site)   1981 Ch. Kstar's Adonis of Anubis, one win
     
    1871 Georg Schweinfurth Im Herzen von Afrika 1978 Regional Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Libra's Apollo of Delahi , Evergreen Basenji Club, Seattle, Judge Charles Ottoboni dog hotel illustrator by by CVDart1990   1981 Ch. Akuaba's Mistral, one win
     
    Basenji in Africa

1979 National Specialty Winner, Ch. Absin' Bublin' Brown Sugar Lihu, held in Texas, Judge Michelle L. Billings

unknown   1981-1982 Ch. Arabrac's Mountain Mamba, three wins
     
   

 Miss Veronica Tudor-Williams (in blue), judging at the Basenni Club of NSW Championship Show, 1979

1980 National Specialty Winner, BOB and Group I Ch. Khajah's Gay Jessica, held in Connecticut, Judge Judith Fellton Weitz Studios (Visit Site)   1982 Ch. Thackery Toast Reveille, two wins
     
    June 1st, 1937, AKC Gazette Foxie of Blean  with two  littermates.
This group won the "team" competition at Crufts in  1937.
Sire: Bongo of Blean, Dam: Bokoto of Blean
1981 National Specialty Winner, BOB Pendragon's Little Bit, held in California, Judge Elspet Ford artist Kimberly Kelly Santini (visit site)   1983 Ch. Hai Aari Tshiluba, one win
       
    Veronica Tudor-Williams Judging at NWS Championship Show 1982 National Specialty Winner, BOB Ch. Aleika-Absinthe Rajah's JR, held in Florida, Judge Doris Kukuk     1983-1984 Ch. Aleika-Absinthe Rajah's JR, seven wins
       
    Foxie of Blean 1983 National Specialty Winner, BOB Ch. Aleika-Absinthe Rajah's JR, held in Wisconsin, Judge Jeraideen Crandall     1984 Ch. Rameses Golden Phoenix, one win
       
    Bongo and Bereke of Blean 1984 National Specialty Winner, BOB Ch. Arabrac's Mountain Mamba, held in Missouri, Judge Norm Wallace     1984 Ch. Reveille Skip to Sundance, one win
       
    Bongo of Blean 1985 National Specialty Winner, BOB Ch. Kenset Wayfarer from Asbah, held in Virginia, Judge Thelma Brown     1985 Can/Bda/Am Ch. Jen Nell's Kris Kringle, one win
       
     Bokoto of Blean, Foxie's Dam 1986 National Specialty Winner, BOB Ch. Arubmec's The Victor, held in Seattle, Judge Anne Rogers Clark     1985-1988 Ch. Music City Serengeti Jazzman, 20 wins
       
    "The Dogs With Which the Olemba buy their wives. from LAND & PEOPLES OF THE KASAI by M. W. Hilton-Simpson 1987 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Akuaba's Saturday Strut, held in Illinois, Judge Michelle L. Billings     1986 Ch. Arabrac's Evening in Paris, one win
       
   

LAND & PEOPLES OF THE KASAI by M. W. Hilton-Simpson

1988 National Specialty Winner BOB Meri-O's Beausoleil d' Orion, held in Texas, Judge Russell Hendren     1986 Ch. Reliant Inferno , one win
       
    LAND & PEOPLES OF THE KASAI by M. W. Hilton-Simpson 1989 National Specialty Winner BOB Am. Can. Ch. Conomore's Sun and Jasmine, held in Maryland, Judge Jeraldeen R. Crandall     1986 Am & Can Ch. Anasazi's Whidbey Osiri, one win
       
    Fula of the Congo 1990 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Serengeti Reveille Larkspur held in California, Judge Forest Dye     1988 Ch. Kazor's Intrepid Icebreaker, 2 wins
       
    Sugar Candy of the Congo, 1946 1991 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Sonbar's Celestial Wizard, held in Carolina, Judge Robert A. Stein     1988 Ch. Arubmec's The Victor, one win
       
    Eng. Ch. Petal of the Congo 1992 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Candu's Light My Fire, held in Indiana, Judge Robert Cole     1990 Ch. Vikentor's Country Rose, two wins
       
    Flamboyante of the Congo 1993 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Sonbar's Celestial Wizard, held in Missouri, Judge Anne Rogers Clark     1990 Ch. Beacham-Bryn-Of-Orion, one win
       
    Eng. Ch. Black Ace of the Congo 1994 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Calaz Executive of Em Basi, held in Pennsylvanna, Judge Michelle Billings     1990-1991 Ch. Serengeti Reveille Larkspur, two wins
       
    Eng. Ch. Lograk Lido -- sire of 
Eng. Ch. Lograk Lubilash of Littlebreach
1995 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Blucrest Bound for Reveille, held in Oregon, Judge Lucretia Dye     1991-1994 Ch. Sonbar's Celestial Wizard, twenty-four wins
       
    Eng. Ch. Lograk Lubilash of Littlebreach 1996 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Reveille Boutonniere, held in Wisconsin, Judge Robert House     1992-1994 Ch. Akuaba's Tornado JC, five wins
       
    Ch. Felicia of Littlebreach 1997 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Zindika's Johnny Come Greatly, JC, held in Colorado, Judge Sandra Bridges , Top Hound in 1997     1993-1996 Ch. Calaz Executive of Em Basi, 38 wins
       
    Eng. Ch. Amelia of Littlebreach 1998 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Zindika's Johnny Come Greatly, JC, held in Rhode Island, Judge Bette Krause     1994 Ch. Changa's Dan Patch SC, one win
       
    litter born 1946 1999 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Zindika's Johnny Comes Greatly, JC, held in Arizona, Judge Lauris Hunt     1994 Ch. Sukar's Raider of the Lost Bark CD JC, two wins
       
    Mr. Maxwell Riddle wrote "Once in the old Belgian Congo, I asked officials to take me "up country" to visit the tribes having Basenjis. They seemed puzzled. Finally, they said, "Do you mean the dogs which don't bark?" I said yes. So they agreed to fly me to a small landing strip, and then to take me by motor launch further up the river to a village where I would see the dogs. "But don't call them Basenjis," they said. "In our language that means 'savage'. The natives might think you were referring to them, and you could get a spear in the back. We call them 'Saba Dogs' meaning 'dogs of the Queen of Sheba'." 2000 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Zindika's Johnny Come Greatly, JC held in Indiana, Judge Leslie Hiltz, Winner of 59 Best in Shows     1994 Ch. Reveille Tried and True, one win
       
    English show photo shown above from Dog World Annual 1940. 2001 National Specialty Winner BOB SkyHi's Daredevil held in Missouri, Judge Jerakleen R. Crandall     1995 Ch. Kazor's Virtuous Virginia, one win
       
    Importation of four Basenjis into Canada from England. They were two males Kwillo and Koodoo of the Congo and two females Kikuyu and Kiteve of the Congo. Can. Ch. Kwillo of the Congo became the first champion in the world. 2002 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Reveille Boutonniere held in North Carolina, Judge Dr. Robert Indeglia     1996-1998 Ch. Blucrest Bound for Reveille, seven wins
       
    Congo, the stowaway onboard a ship loaded with coffee from Africa, 1941. 2003 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Klassic's Rooty Toot Toot, held in Oregon, Judge Doreen Duffin     1996-1999 Ch. Zindika's Johnny Come Greatly
       
    Crackerjack of the Congo wins best in show at an open (non-championship) show in England 2004 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Klassic's Rooty Toot Toot held in Wisconsin, Judge Marvin Wallace    

1997 DC Jasiri’s Jurassic Bark MC, one win

       
    Andy of Glen Ho becomes  the first Basenji to win a Hound Group First at an AKC championship show.

2005 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Serengeti Let's Roll Reveille held in Missouri, Judge Ann Rogers Clarkfc

   

1997-1998 CH Reveille Boutonniere JC, ten wins

       
    On 10 October when Ch. Phemister's Melengo (Phemister's Bois x Zinnia of the Congo) becomes the first champion in the USA, 1946. 2006 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Klassic's Ms Mata Hauri held in Rhode Island, Judge Cheryl Myers-Egerton    

2001-2002 Am & Can CH Ingegab Limited Edition, two wins

       
    First English champion title completed in February: Ch. Brown Trout of the Congo, 1947. 2007 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Nyanga Signet Sweet William, JC, held in California, Judge Marianne C. Klinkowski    

2000 CH Hacker’s Bud Light, three wins

       
   

April the first two tri color puppies born outside Africa in a litter of three males, 1947.

2008 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. Reveille Push The Limit to MV held in Texas, Judge John Curby    

2000 CH Nyanga Reveille Magnolia, one win

       
    Basenji Club of America holds its first Specialty onFirst Specialty BOB  Sunday, June 11 at Batavia, New York 2009 National Specialty Winner BOB DC C-Quest's Jokuba Hide and Sneak, SC, held in Kentucky, Judge Teresa B. Gavaletz    

2000 CH Bluestone’s Wild Buckwheat, one win

       
   

26 August Veronica Tudor-Williams judges in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, 1956.Damara Bolte pictured showing Riviana Jollity of the Congo

2010 National Specialty Winner BOB Ch. AB-Rafiki the Icon of Cool held in Colorado, Judge Kent Delaney    

2001 CH C-Quests Point Blank, one win

       
    Fula and Tiger are brought to the UK from Africa, 1959. 2011 National Specialty Winner BOB GCH Meisterhaus Dazzle "N" Daze held in Wisconsin, Judge Lisa Tyler    

2002-2004 CH Arubmec’s Sweet Spot SC, four wins

       
    In 1965 Gwen Stanich bred two litters in Africa and imported the first black and white basenjis to U.S. 2012 National Specialty Winner BOB GCH Jasiri-Sukari Win Tin Tin held in Pennsylvania, Judge Dr. John Reeve-Newsom    

2003-2004 DC Jasiri-Sukari The Illustrated Man SC LCX, five wins

       
    Ch. Jethard Cidevant becomes the first Basenji to win Best in Show at Crufts in the U.K. 2013 National Specialty Winner BOB GCH Jasiri-Sukari Win Tin Tin held in Washington, Judge Judy Webb    

2004 CH Jasiri-Sukari Fire-N-Lines, one win

       
    Former Dutch queen Juliana with her dog Sara, 26 augustus 1977 2014 National Specialty Winner BOB GCH Jasiri-Sukari Win Tin Tin held in Missouri, Judge Dr. Donald Sturz, Jr.    

2004 CH Sinful’s Uptown Boy, one win

         
      2015 National Specialty Winner BOB GCH Meisterhaus Happy Hour at Signet held in Pennsylvania, Judge Michael Work    

2004-2005 CH Kazor Bay-Senji Yuara Natura, four winsl

         
      2016 National Specialy Winner BOB GCH Signet Meisterhaus Gossip Girl held in Washington, Judge William Shelton    

2004-2009 CH Grandquest Kazor’s Motumbo Xequemate, twenty-eight wins

           
           

2005 DC Jasiri-Sukari John Tri-Volta SC, two wins

           
           

2006 CH Asias Ready Set Go, one win

           
           

2007 CH Eldorado’s Echo of the Wind, four wins

           
           

2007-2008 DC Klassic’s Ms Mata Hauri SC, seven wins

           
           

2007 CH Sonbar’s Phoolish Pleasure At Cumbac, two wins

           
           

2008 CH Jasiri-Sukari Congo-Leezza Rice, JC, one win

           
           

2008-2009 Am/Can/Intl/UKC CH AB-Rafiki The Icon of Cool, twelve wins

           
           

 

2009-2010 GCH Wakili Signet Dooney, three wins

 

           
           

2010 GCH Jasiri-Sukari Bucking the Trind, one win

           
           

2011 GCH Reveille Push Button, one win

           
           

2011 GCH Teazer Signet Bad Romance , one win

           
           

2011 GCH Taji’s Klassic Lil Black Dress SC, one win

           
           

2011 GCH Taji Goes Platinum JC DC, one win

           
           

2012 GCH Can Ch. Ahmahr Nahr’s Lost Angel Gabriel one win

           
           

2012-2015 GCH Signet Meisterhaus Gossip Girl , two wins

           
           

2012-2013 GCH Jasiri-Sukari Win Tin Tin, four wins

           
           

2013-2014 GCH Teazer Kazor Ekundayo to Johari, six wins

           
           

2015-2016 GCHG C-Quest Jokuba No Matter What, three wins

           
           

2015 GCH Eldorado N Akuaba Dream Lover, one win

           
           

2015 Ch. Laurel Frankly Speaking Let Me Be Frank, one win

           
           

2016 GCHS Africanadians James T Kirk At Ahmahr Nahr, one win

           
           

2017 GCHG Mibres Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker JC, two wins

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