Mzalia News

All of the latest from Mzalia…

Goldie’s puppies arrive

| May 9, 2010

We are delighted to learn that down in Tasmania, Goldie’s litter has safely arrived. She had two boys and two girls. The father of the litter is Tigger (aka Ch Yysur Eyemeoff). Mum and pups are doing well. Our congratulations to Goldie’s owners, Stan & Eileen Laycock of Eilsta Basenjis

Tasha wins Best in Group 4th in Norway!

| May 3, 2010

Huge congratulations to Annika and Tasha (aka N Ch DKV-09 Mzalia Making Headlines) on winning Best in Group 4th at the Sør-Rogaland Brukshundklubb Show yesterday. The Judge was Roberto Schill from Romania. Way to go girls – we are so proud of both of you! Annika had a great show, also winning  Best in Group 2nd (Puppy) [...]

Vale Colt (aka BIS Aust Ch Mzalia Texas Gunfighter)

| March 30, 2010

On Monday we received the sad news from Tasmania, that our handsome old boy Colt had passed away. He would have been 11 in June Owned by Stan & Eileen Laycock of Eilsta Basenjis, Colt was a successful showdog in his time, being a Best in Show winner, as well as a multiple Best in Group [...]

Tina’s Photo Album goes on line

| March 24, 2010

I am delighted to announce that Tina’s Photo Album has gone on line. This album includes a variety of photos – the first from when she was just a week old. To view Tina’s album, please click on this link.

Vale Mlia (aka Aust Ch Kambi Ndoto Mlia)

| March 23, 2010

It was a sad day yesterday and the end of an era, as Mlia – my first basenji and the girl that started me on the path of showing and breeding – passed away from the infirmities of old age. She would have been 16 years old in June. My sincere thanks go to Peter [...]

New photos added to Keke’s photo album

| March 22, 2010

I have finally had the chance to upload some very nice photos of Keke, taken after he became an Australian Champion last October. There are both formal and fun photos included in the update. To see Keke’s Photo Album, please click here.

Wil wins his first Best of Breed

| January 24, 2010

Earlier tonight, we attended the Gawler Kennel Club Champ Show, and young Wil (aka Mzalia Comedy Club) won his first ever Best of Breed. The Judge was Mrs Di Jolly a Rhodesian Ridgeback breeder from South Australia. Hannah (aka Mzalia Comedy Festival) won Bitch Challenge and was Runner-up Best of Breed. It was lovely to [...]

Vale Kaarn (aka Mzalia Boy Oh Boy)

| January 19, 2010

When we returned home from the Melbourne Specialty, we were very sad to receive the news of the sudden passing of Kaarn – a young son of Magenta (aka Aust Ch Mzalia Time Warp) and Cheeky (aka Aust Grand Ch Baagna Alpha Cheek). He was greatly loved and adored by his owners Phil and Marlena, and [...]

2010 Basenji Club of Victoria Specialty

| January 18, 2010

Last weekend, we made the 1600km round trip to Melbourne for the Basenji Club of Victoria Specialty Show. The judge of the Breed Classes was Mrs Barbara Binder (of Del Viento Borzoi, USA) and the judge of the Property Classes was Mr Tony Wills (of Rosiel Whippets, Victoria). The best of our results were: Marilyn [...]

Goldie comes back to the ring with a bang!

| October 11, 2009

We have just received some lovely news from Stan & Eileen Laycock of Eilsta Basenjis down in Tasmania. After a lengthy break from the ring, their beautiful Best in Show winning girl Goldie aka Aus Ch Mzalia Private Benjamin) wins Bitch Challenge and Best of Breed at the Launceston Royal; Tasmania’s 2nd biggest show of the [...]