Ellie and Alex smiling for the cameraBasenjis - the African
barkless dogs

NewThis page will answer some general questions about Basenjis.

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Young Hopeful
Click to see enlarged closeup image of Tony. After just two weeks in the ring, Palm Desert's Tiger by the Tail, AKA "Tony" won Winners Dog, Best of Winners and Best of Opposite Sex at both the Gavilan KC dog shows 9/23-9/24/00.  Saturday's judge was Dr. Edna Martin and Sunday's judge was Mr. George J. Heitzman.
Click to view enlarged image of Tony at his first show being awarded Reserve Winners Dog. This adds to his two previous Reserve Winners Dog placements at his first show, Redwood Empire KC, under judge Col. Robert E. Booth, and his second weekend out at Sir Francis Drake KC, under judge Barbara Gellerman.  Check back next week for more news from the Basenji Club of Northern California Specialty, Oct 21, 2000, in Pleasanton, CA.

"Tony" was sired by Ch. Abutu's Comet Over Palm Desert out of Palm Desert's African Queen, bred by Mary Ann Palm and Charles Mullins, always breeder/owner handled by Charles Mullins.

Abutu Basenjis

As a basenji owner for more than 20 years, I hope these pages will help you get to know Abutu Basenjis.  Actually, I created the name "Abutu" from the Arabic word "abu" which means "father of" in English and my first champion's name, "Tut". 

Here are some of the champions I've bred and/or co-bred:Click to view enlarged image of Ch. Abutu's Comet Over Palm Desert.

  • Ch. Abutu's Comet Over Palm Desert

  • Ch. Abutu's Cosmo Topper

  • Ch. Asari's Ti-Tut

  • Ch. Abutu's Mia Bella Victoria

  • Ch. Abutu's Kenya

  • Ch. Palm Desert's Valentino

  • Ch. Abutu's Explicit Jester

Alex finds new home

Click to view enlarged picture of Alex's head.  One of Comet's puppies.Alex is a 10 month old, red and white, male, sired by Ch. Abutu's Comet Over Palm Desert out of Abutu's Mistress of the Dark ("Ellie"). He has joined a household in San Francisco with two friends of mine, Chance and Dennis, and two  more male basenjis, Shaka and Yoda.


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