NEWS

 

7.1.17

We are expecting puppies this fall! Please visit our puppies page for more information.

6.25.17

Best of Winners and BOS for ZULU – Dykumos Warrior of the Sun – and Reserve for VERA – Dykumos Vera Looking Up – in Orlando today!

6.23.17

Best of Breed for VERA – Dykumos Vera Looking Up – and Cassandra over special in Orlando today!

6.15.17

CHAVA had a double awesome day today. She passed all the testing with flying colors and earned two new titles in one day – CGCA (Advanced Canine Good Citizen) and CGCU (Urban Canine Good Citizen).

CHAVA – CH Mafinga Fasha Fasha, CGCA CGCU ET TDI RE (Pronkberg Makari x Mafinga Chikara Chikumbi)

6.3.17

VEGAS – Dykumos Mojave Summer – and his half sister VERA – Dykumos Vera Looking Up – Best of Winners, Winners Dog and Winners Bitch as a team today!

6.3.17

Happy to hear that BAYLI  – Dykumos Order of the Phoenix – earned her CA title today! Huge congratulations, Cathy Jerdon! Proud of you both! 🎉🏆

6.2.17

New Champion photo for birthday boy BRODY – CH Dykumos Orange You Glad It’s Summer – who finished this April with three majors. Brody is owned by Juli Valdez and resides in Chicago.

  

6.1.17

Happy to hear that VEGAS – Dykumos Mojave Summer – went Best of Winners at his debut show in Concord, NC!

5.25.17

VERA’S – Dykumos Vera Looking Up – joint results are in:
Hips Excellent (HD A/A)
Elbows Normal (ED 0/0)
She is also DD and Bb.

5.22.17

The results are back and HATTIE – GCH Dykumos A Strident Sun, CGC TDI RAE RATI RATN ORT 1,2,3 – is JME clear (N/N)! 🌞
So far 7 Dykumos RRs (and one son of Horus) have been tested for JME, and all came back as non-carriers. That just gives us more options for our future breeding plans. You can click here to access Hattie’s result page. 

5.18.17

Thrilled to share that Horus’ son JUNI – CH Crusader’s Son of the Rare Earth – is JME clear (N/N). Very happy for you, Marie, Angela, and Kristie.

5.11.17

More OFA news for BRODY – CH Dykumos Orange You Glad It’s Summer – thyroid normal!

5.6.17

Introducing 🎉NEW Dykumos CHAMPION 🎉 BRODY – Dykumos Orange You Glad It’s Summer (Hapi x Hera) – who finished with yet another 4pt major today in Jefferson, WI!!!

5.5.17

Happy to hear that BRODY – Dykumos Orange You Glad It’s Summer – took Best of Winners in Jefferson, WI! Huge congratulations to Brody’s owner Juli Valdez!

5.5.17

HERUTĖ – LT & LV CH Dykumos Red Summer Rain – has her own homepage now!

5.4.17

Today my sweet Isis turns 10 years old!

We have shared so many amazing moments together, taken incredible hikes in the East and the West, done crazy swims in the North and the South, visited mountais, oceans, forests, and the desert, shared life-changing family moments, traveled across over 30 states and lived in 4 different states together. Isis has been my rock, my partner in crime, and my loyal companion through it all. I treasure all the wonderful memories that we share.

Happy birthday, my sweet girl! Wishing you many more!

4.29.17

Winners Dog for BRODY – Dykumos Orange You Glad It’s Summer – at Birch Run in MI today!

4.23.17

Happy to hear that UCHAWI – Dykumos Magical Charm – won Open Class in Rügen under judge Timmy U. Ralfe (South Africa).
Huge congratulations to Uchawi’s owner Xenia Friedrich! 🎊

4.21.17

Happy to report that HORUS – AM & CAN CH Dykumos Sucha Throwback, CGC TDI RN SC – is JME clear (N/N).

4.20.17

Vera – Dykumos Vera Looking Up – is D/D – not a carrier of dilute blue gene.
She is B/b – a carrier of liver gene by parentage.

4.20.17

Happy to hear that CAIRO – Dykumos Deivės Odakota DeCairo – is JME clear (N/N)! Cairo is owned by Lenka and Bara and resides in Czech Republic.

 

4.9.17

More great show news, this time from Newfoundland, where NOVA – Dykumos Shine On SuperNova – took a Group 3, a Group 2, and two Puppy Group 1s this weekend!

4.9.17

Two for two for BRODY – Dykumos Orange You Glad It’s Summer (Hapi x Hera) – Winners Dog for another 4 point major in Birch Run, MI!

4.8.17

Introducing a new champion for our stud boy HORUS!

Freya and Pam went Best of Winners for a 4 point Major! Proud Day at Crusader! New Champion Crusader’s Nordic Goddess!

4.8.17

BRODY – Dykumos Orange You Glad It’s Summer (Hapi x Hera) – Winners Dog for a 4pt major in Birch Run, MI!

4.6.17

So thrilled to announce that our foundation girl ISIS – AKC GCH CAN CH Votre AmourAF CGCA CGCU TDI RE ET HIC HRQ1&2 – is the first in our home to earn CGC – Urban Canine Good Citizen – title!

4.5.17

So very proud of RIGGER – BIS CH Dykumos Thatsa Country Hound (Hapi x Bella) – and so very happy to celebrate this fabulous achievement with his family!

Thank you to judge Chris Woodrow for recognizing this young dog’s qualities! Huge congratulations to Rigger’s owners Dale and Nancy, and a big thank you to Noreen Lorenz for presenting him so beautifully! Rigger is only 2 years old and is a nephew to my foundation girl, Isis. He is the first Dykumos puppy to win BIS in Canada! I see a very bright future for this young man!

4.2.17

More awesome news from Canada!

MARVEL – CAN CH Dykumos Marvel Eyes at Angelridge (Horus x Nyssa) – took Group 2 and Group 4 in Coniston, ON this weekend. Judges: Cheryl Paterson and Doug Windsor.

3.25.17

Today Hattie passed her Community Canine Good Citizen exam and, following her mom Isis’ footsteps, has earned her CGCA title! 

3.20.17

Thrilled to hear that ZARRA – Dykumos Sucha Blonde Ambition (Ozzie x Isis) – is JME CLEAR! Zarra resides in Czech Republic.

3.15.17

Thrilled to hear that HERA – LT, LV CH Dykumos Red Summer Rain (Horus X Anora) – is JME CLEAR! Hera resides in Lithuania.

3.14.17

Happy to hear that UCHAWI – Dykumos Magical Charm (Beau x Hera) – is JME CLEAR!  Uchawi resides in Germany.

3.8.17

Happy to get awesome news this morning that our CHAVA – CH Mafinga Fasha Fasha, CGC TDI ET RE – does not carry the mutation and is JME (juvenile myoclonic epilepsy) CLEAR!

 

2.19.17

So very happy to introduce our New Grand Champion HATTIE – GCH Dykumos A Strident Sun, CGC TDI RAE RATI RATN ORT123 (Ra x Isis) – who finished in Lakeland, FL today! Huge thanks to Cassandra Carpenter for handling my sweet girl so beautifully to her new title! You two make a beautiful team!

1.29.17

Brody – Dykumos Orange You Glad It’s Summer – went Winners Dog for his first point at Chain O’Lakes Kennel Club show in Grayslake, IL. Judge: Mr. Frank T. Sabella.

1.27.17

Hattie – CH Dykumos A Strident Sun, CGC TDI ET RAE – Select Bitch at Lake Eustis Kennel Club show in Ocala, FL. Judge: Ms. Ann H. Roth.

1.26.17

Hattie – CH Dykumos A Strident Sun, CGC TDI ET RAE – Select Bitch at Greater Gainesville Dog Fanciers Association show in Ocala, FL. Judge: Mrs. Anne Savory Bolus.

1.25.17

Hattie – CH Dykumos A Strident Sun, CGC TDI ET RAE – Select Bitch at Lake Eustis Kennel Club show in Ocala, FL. Judge: Dr. Andrea Bradford, MD.

1.22.17

Taz – Dykumos Wait For Me, SC CGC – Winners Dog for his first points at Oakland County Kennel Club show in Novi, MI. Judge: Mr. Kent D. MacFarlane.

1.13.17

We started the year with awesome new titles:

Isis has passed her CGCA (Advanced Canine Good Citizen) exam, and her grandson Dex has earned his AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy certificate and has passed his CGC (Canine Good Citizen) exam!

2016

 

12.28.16

Beautiful Hera – Dykumos Red Summer Rain – picked up another R.CACIB in Vilnius, Lithuania.

12.11.16
Horus’ son Otis – Crusader’s Mellow Fellow – WD & BOW for his first major in Rosemont show in Chicago, IL. Judge: Mrs Debbie L Melgreen.

12.10.16
Horus’ son Otis – Crusader’s Mellow Fellow – WD for his first point in Rosemont show in Chicago, IL. Judge: Mr Steven Kirschner.

12.7.16
Great OFA news for Marvel – CAN CH Dykumos Marvel Eyes at Angelridge – hips excellent, elbows, thyroid, cardiac, eyes normal.

12.4.16
Horus’ daughter Freya – Crusader’s Nordic Goddess – Winners for her first major in East Lansing, MI. Her brother Otis – Dykumos Mellow Fellow – Reserve Winners to a major. Judge: Dr. Anthony D. DiNardo.

11.28.16
Excellent OFA news for Rigger – CAN CH Dykumos Thatsa a Country Hound – hips good, elbows, thyroid, cardiac, and eyes all normal.

11.27.16
Horus’ daughter Freya – Crusader’s Nordic Goddess – took Best of Winners at the Hound Specialty in Ohio under esteemed judge Hans Van Den Berg (Netherlands), and then picked up two more Winners placements under judges Robert Stein and Dr. Eric Liebes.

11.19.16
Horus’ daughter Kalani – Cobriza Divine Intervention at the Summit – Best in Sweeps and Best of Winners at RRCUS supported show in Philadelphia, PA. Judges: Ms. Eileen B. Flanagan & Ms. Stacey B. Davis.

Hattie – CH Dykumos A Strident Sun, CGC TDI ET RAE – BOS for a 4 pt major at Greater Ocala KC. Judge: Ms. Chantal Andrew.

Nova – Dykumos Shine On SuperNova – took BOB for a 3 pt major, two Group 2, and three Puppy Group 1 in Newfoundland. Judges: Margaret Jones and Letitia Bett.

Rhea – Dykumos Feather of the Phoenix, CGN – took back to back BOB, Group 1, Group 2, and has earned her Canadian Champion title under judge Geraldine Taylor and Charles Bett.

11.17.16
Hattie – CH Dykumos A Strident Sun, CGC TDI ET RAE – BOS for a 3 pt major at Seminole KC in Ocala, FL. Judge: Dr. Anthony D. DiNardo.

11.13.16
Horus’ son Otis – Crusader’s Mellow Fellow – Reserve Winners Dog to a major, and Zara – CH Dykumos Lady Zara in Waiting, CGC – Best of Opposite Sex in Kalamazoo, MI. Judge: Col. Joe B. Purkhiser.

11.12.16
Sola – Dykumos Thatsa Sight for Sore Eyes – Winners Bitch for a 3 pt major in Kalamazoo, MI. Judge: Ms. Rita J. Biddle, Esq. Sola needs a major to finish.

11.11.16
Sola – Dykumos Thatsa Sight for Sore Eyes – Winners Bitch, and Chaka – Dykumos Sucha Thriller – Reserve Winners Dog at Greater Muskegon KC in Kalamazoo, MI. Judge: Mrs. Mrs. Anne Katona.

11.10.16
Sola – Dykumos Thatsa Sight for Sore Eyes – Winners Bitch, Chaka – Dykumos Sucha Thriller – Reserve Winners Dog, and Zara – CH Dykumos Lady Zara in Waiting, CGC – BOS for a major at Pontial KC in Kalamazoo, MI. Judge: Mrs. Murrel Purkhiser.

11.7.16

Great news from Cairo – Dykumos Deives Odakota DeCairo – who won Champion class and R.CACIB!

11.5.16
Bhacele – Dykumos Mischief Managed – hips good, elbows, thyroid, cardiac, eyes, DM, and BAER hearing normal, DM N/N.

Bayli – Dykumos Order of the Phoenix – hips excellent, elbows, thyroid, eyes normal.

11.4.16
Chaka – Dykumos Sucha Thriller – Reserve Winners, Best Puppy, Best Puppy in Group and Sola – Dykumos Thatsa Sight for Sore Eyes – too Winners Bitch in Northeastern Indiana KC. Judge: Mrs. Denny C. Mounce.

10.29.16
Chava – CH Mafinga Fasha Fasha, CGC ET RE – back-to-back BOB placements in Brandon, FL. Judges: Mr. Denny C. Mounce & Mrs. Helen Winski Stein.

Uchawi – Dykumos Magical Charm – earned his first German CAC in a very competitive show!

10.16.16
Rhea – Dykumos Feather of the Phoenix – back to back BOB at Elgin County KC in Ontario, Canada. Judges: Murrel Purkhiser & Carlos Quinones. She has also passed Temperament Test.

10.15.16
Awesome news from the National Specialty!

Horus’ daughter Freya – Crusader’s Nordic Goddess – took 3rd in 15-18 month class and her brother Juni – Crusader’s Son of the Rare Earth – made a cut in Breed ring under the esteemed judge Richard Van Aken.

Meanwhile another daughter of Horus – Kalani – Cobriza Divine Intervention at the Summit – and her mom Cierra – CH Dykumos Cierra Cobriza, CGC – placed 4th in Best Brace competition.

Kalani also passed CGC test and got her first health clearances out of the way: eyes, heart, and DM all normal.

10.09.16

Shanty – MEX CH Dykumos Summer Rain – wins another group placement.

9.11.16
Horus’ daughter Xenia – CAN Ch Cataraqui Runs In The Family – Select Bitch at the Canadian National Specialty in Ontario, Canada. Judge: Bonnie Linnell Clarke.

9.11.16
Horus’ son Juni – Crusader’s Son of the Rare Earth – back to back BOS for his first GCH points at Fulton County KC show in Wauseon, OH. Judges: Ms. Shelley S. Hennessy & Mr. Robert E. Hutton.

9.5.16
Horus’ daughter Kalani – Cobriza Divine Intervention at the Summit – WB for a 3 pt major at Schooley’s Mountain KC in Morristown, NJ. Judge: Mr. Robert R. Frost.

9.4.16
Horus’ son Juni – Crusader’s Son of the Rare Earth – WD, BOW and his sister Freya – Crusader’s Nordic Goddess – WB, BOS in Jaxon, MI. Judge: Mr. Jon Titus Steele.

Juno – Dykumos Little Miss Sunshine – 2 X Best Baby in Group and Best Baby in Show at Halifax KC in Nova Scotia, Canada. Judges: Karsten Kaemling & Michael Hill.

9.3.16
Horus’ son Juni – Crusader’s Son of the Rare Earth – WD and new CH, and his sister Freya – Crusader’s Nordic Goddess – WB, WOB in Jaxon, MI. Judge: Mr. Jon Titus Steele.

Kiah – Dykumos a Summer to Remember – WB & BOW for her 1st point in Cheyenne, WY. Judge: Mrs Polly (Mrs Robert) D Smith.

8.27.16
Horus’ son Harvey – CAN Ch Cataraqui Runs The Show – Select Dog & Best Brace, and Horus’ daughter Xenia – CAN Ch Cataraqui Runs In The Family – Select Bitch & Best Brace at Rhodesian Ridgeback Club Of Eastern Canada in Ontario, Canada. Judge: Wayne Douglas.

8.26.16
Bhacele – Dykumos Mischief Managed – WD for a 4 pt major in Topeka, KS. He only needs a major to finish his title.

Horus’ son Harvey – CAN Ch Cataraqui Runs The Show – BOB at Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Dog Association in Ontario, Canada. Judge: Sean Shields.

8.21.16
Horus’ daughter Freya – Crusader’s Nordic Goddess – WB at Macomb KC in Davisburg, MI. Judge: Mr. Frederick N. Dewsbury.

8.14.16
Nova – Dykumos Shine On Super Nova – 4 X Best Baby in Group at Conception Bay Kennel Club in Nova Scotia, Canada. Judges: Mark Houston-McMillan, Guy Jeavons, Stephen Dainard, and Bruce Owen.

8.7.16
Brody – Dykumos Orange You Glad It’s Summer – WD at Berrien KC in Marshall, MI. Judge: Mr. Ralph (Sonny) Ambrosio.

8.6.16
Brody – Dykumos Orange You Glad It’s Summer – WD and Eva – Shamwari’s Crystal Blue Persuasion – WB and a new AKC CH at Sturgis KC in Marshall, MI. Judge: Dr. Edna K. Martin.

8.5.16
Brody – Dykumos Orange You Glad It’s Summer – WD and Sola – Dykumos Thatsa Sight for Sore Eyes – WB, BOW, BOS at Sturgis KC in Marshall, MI. Judge: Dr. James D. Sillers.

7.20.16
Horus daughter Xenia – CAN Ch Cataraqui Runs In The Family – 3 x Select Bitch at Valley Kennel Club in Ontario, Canada. Judges: Veronica Mercer, Ann Ingram, Guy Spagnolo.

7.17.16
Chava – CH Mafinga Fasha Fasha, CGC ET RE – BOS at Jupiter-Tequesta Dog Club, Inc. in West Palm Beach, FL. Judge: Mrs. Judy Webb.

Sola – Dykumos Thatsa Sight for Sore Eyes – WB at Holland MI KC in Marshall, MI. Judge: Mr. Timothy S. Robbins.

Kalani – Cobriza Divine Intervention at the Summit – WB for a 4 pt major at Twin Brooks Kennel Club, NJ. Judge: Cindy Stanse.

Horus’ son Harvey – Ch Cataraqui Runs The Show – BOB at Kars KC in Ontario, Canada. Judge: Janet Lobb.

7.16.16
Horus’ daughter Eva – Shamwari’s Crystal Blu Persuasion – WB and Sola – Dykumos Thatsa Sight for Sore Eyes – RWB at Battle Creek KC in Marshall, MI. Judge: Ms. Shelley S. Hennessy.

7.15.16
Chava – CH Mafinga Fasha Fasha, CGC ET RE – BOS at Boca Raton Dog Club KC in West Palm Beach, FL. Judge: Ms. Nikki Riggsbee.

Sola – Dykumos Thatsa Sight for Sore Eyes – WB at Holland MI KC in Marshall, MI. Judge: Mrs. Keke Kahn.

Horus’ daughter Xenia – Ch Cataraqui Runs In The Family – BOB at Kars Dog Club in Ontario, Canada. Judge: Sandra Anderson.

7.14.16
Chava – CH Mafinga Fasha Fasha, CGC ET RE – BOS at Boca Raton Dog Club KC in West Palm Beach, FL. Judge: Ms. Sharol Candace Way.

7.3.16

Hapi – CH Dykumos Wind of Change, ET – earned his second major and completed his AKC Championship requirements at RRCUS supported show in New England! Thank you, Helen, for this amazing moment!

6.19.16
Chava – CH Mafinga Fasha Fasha, CGC ET RE – Select Bitch for a 4 pt at St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Association, Inc. in Tampa, FL. Judge: Mr. Clay Coady.

6.18.16
Chava – Mafinga Fasha Fasha, CGC ET RE – WB & BOW for a 3 pt major and a new AKC Champion at St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Association, Inc. in Tampa, FL. Judge Mr. Nicolas DeBedout.

6.10.16
Sola – Dykumos Thatsa Sight for Sore Eyes – WB, BOS at Mount Pleasant KC in Midland, MI. Judge: Mr. Jack H. Ireland.

6.10.16
Sola – Dykumos Thatsa Sight for Sore Eyes – WB, BOS at Midland MI KC in Midland, MI. Judge: Mr. Jon R. Cole.

6.6.16
Rigger – CAN Ch Dykumos Thatsa Country Hound – 2 X BOB, Select Dog, BOS at Erie Shores Kennel Club in Ontario, Canada.

5.30.16
Horus daughter Xenia – CAN Ch Cataraqui Runs In The Family – 3 x BOB at Ottawa Kennel Club in Ontario, Canada. Judges: Deirdre McKinnon, Michel Bouchard, and Thomas Alexander.

5.29.16
Zara – Dykumos Lady Zara in Waiting – WB for a 3pt major and a new CH  at Pontiac KC in Kalamazoo, MI. Judge: Mrs. Meghann Lord-Fenn.

5.28.16
Horus’ son Juni – Crusader’s Son of the Rare Earth – WD, BOW for a 3 pt major at Grand Rapids KC in Kalamazoo, MI. Judge: Mrs. Sulie Greendale-Paveza. Juni needs a single to finish his title.

5.27.16
Zara – Dykumos Lady Zara in Waiting – WB at Holland KC in Kalamazoo, MI. Judge: Mr. Joe Lobb.

5.26.16
Horus’ son Juni – Crusader’s Son of the Rare Earth – WD, BOW for a 3 pt major and Zara – Dykumos Lady Zara in Waiting – WB for a 3pt major at Pontiac KC in Kalamazoo, MI. Judge: Mr. Eugene Blake. Zara needs a major to finish her title.

5.21.16
Edele – CAN CH Dykumos Sunseeker Of Tamaridge – Select Bitch at Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of BC Specialty Show in British Columbia, Canada. Judge: Virginia Lyne.

5.8.16
Horus’ daughter Xenia – CAN Ch Cataraqui Runs In The Family – 4 x BOB and Group 3 at Arnprior Canine Association in Ontario, Canada. Judges: Wendy Paquette, Letitia Bett, Kristen Francis, and David Swartwood.

4.4.16
Rigger – CAN Ch Dykumos Thatsa Country Hound – took four back-to-back Best of Breed wins, Group 4 under judge Vickie Umpleby, Group 2 under Mike Jackman, and Group 2 under judge Wendy Schira in Sudbury, ON.

4.3.16
Marvel – CAH CH Dykumos Marvel Eyes At Angelridge – back to back BOS at Nickel District KC in Ontario, Canada. Judges: Wendy Schira, and Mike Jackman.

4.1.16
Proud to announce Kaggen’s new title – CH Dykumos Rising Sun at Kariba-Pride.

3.27.16
Rhea – Dykumos Feather Of The Phoenix – is showing like a pro – awarded two back-to-back Best Of Breed wins in Camrose, Alberta.

3.20.16
Happy to report that one more daughter of Horus – Jubi (Dykumos Hands Up Jubulile) – has passed her eye exam, fulfilling her CHIC requirements.

3.14.16
Horus’ son Cataraqui Running A Red – 4 x BOB and Group 4 at Scarborough Kennel Club in Ontario, Canada. Judges: Ed Wild, Larry Kereluke, Ben Wasylyshen, Susan Norris-Jones, and Joan Colbourn.

3.13.16
Isis’ grandbaby Blonde Isis by Lebombo is 2nd Puppy Bitch at Crufts!

3.12.16
Horus’ daughter Eva – Shamwari’s Crystal Blu Persuasion – took back to back Winners Bitch & Best of Opposite Sex at Logansport KC Shows in Auburn, IN.

3.4.16
Jubilee – Dykumos Hands Up Jubulile – hips good, elbows, thyroid, cardiac & DM normal.

2.29.16
Derby – Dykumos Singing in the Rain – hips good, elbows, thyroid, cardiac & DM normal. Derby is on ice and available to approved ladies!

2.21.16
Year’s first show weekend for Dykumos team (Woodstock, ON) and not without nice results:

Rhea – Dykumos Feather Of The Phoenix – Winners Bitch and Best of Opposite Sex under judge Mr. J. Ireland on 2/19.

Hattie – Dykumos a Strident Sun – Winners Bitch, Best of Winners, and Best of Breed under judge Dr. M. Woods on 2/20. Hattie needs 1 point to finish her CAN CH.

Rhea – Dykumos Feather Of The Phoenix – Winners Bitch and Best of Opposite Sex under judge Ms. S.E. Rempel on 2/21. Rhea is half way to her CAN CH.

2.6.16
Herute – Dykumos Red Summer Rain – new Lithuanian and new Latvian Champion!

1.24.16
Horus’ son Junior – Crusader’s Son of the Rare Earth – Winners Dog and Best of Winners for a 4 pt major under judge Mrs. Gloria Geringer in Novi, MI.

1.23.16
Horus’ son Junior – Crusader’s Son of the Rare Earth – Winners Dog and Best of Winners for a 4 pt major under judge Dr. James W. Edwards in Novi, MI.

1/1/16

Happy New Year!!!