HOW MEZEN KENNELS BEGAN
I had my heart set on a RinTin Tin.
Then one day I was introduced to a bundle of white fluff.
I had to have him and eventually I did.
He went on to become Ch Kalina Imperial Luna. A
dog of great presence and a lot of attitude.
He was soon followed by Ch Ladara Fair Zaminka
and Ch Kalina Fair Zala and Mezen Kennels was born.
Thirty years later I have not lost any of my
passion for the breed.
My children were introduced to the dogs as soon
as we got home from the hospital and now, after spending two years in
Kentucky working with Thoroughbreds, my oldest daughter Kate has joined
me as a partner in the kennels.
Kate also imported a "Mike" from Kentucky and
he will be forming part of the team, (especially helpful with the heavy
lifting), helping with the conditioning of the dogs and also some
We moved to our current property in 1983 where
on twelve acres in a then semi-rural Diamond Creek there was room for
the growing number of dogs and the children to grow up in a wonderful
environment with their ponies and other pets.
Kate and I are both passionate about the
breeding side of the dogs and spend many hours discussing the merits of
matings and studying the pedigrees, including the use of the crystal
ball on how the resulting litters may turn out.
We are committed to breeding typical Samoyed
with the soundness of mind and body to go into homes where they can be
ambassadors for all that is special about this breed. We are also
very proud of the ones that have done well in the show ring
MEZEN KENNELS IN 2009 AND BEYOND
2009 Marks an exciting new era for us
We celebrate the birth of Annabell Rae
Hall the first child for Kate and Mike as well as the first grand child
for Brian and Helen.
We welcome a new generation of Mini
Longs into our Kennels with Sprocket "Chipal Amazing Race".
We enjoy the exciting arrival of our
1st imported Samoyed Phoenix "ICE RIVER MEZEN Yoshi & Us"
With so much excitement already this
year we look forward to much more to come throughout this year and into
Some things we are looking forward to
include ,watching our young show teams out on the show scene, the
opportunity of exporting more Mezen dogs to consciences breeders
throughout the world, the continuing strength and quality of our
Thanks to the efforts and
knowledge of our past we look toward a strong and promising future.
Many thanks to the people who have
mentored and guided us along the way.