Showsight August 2020

Cumbrian Kennel EST. 1967 Henri and Nancy Tuthill

A popular metaphor in dogs we often hear is “in it to win it” What best describes us is “In it for the long haul” the recent pandemic has been a trial to the dog community, but it’s also been a realization we are committed to preserving our gene pool no matter the circum- stances. We have a dedicated group of team members who enjoy our pointers in all aspects of dog ownership from beloved pets to wonder- ful hunting and successful show dogs. Our present collaboration with our friends and co-breeders Darrell and Amy Crate started when Darrell purchased his lifelong companion and exceptional gun dog “Larry” in 1999. After several family pets, Dar- rell and Amy became involved in not only showing but breeding sev- eral litters and champions here with Team Cumbrian in the last decade. Amy and Darrell have been a huge influence in channeling enthusiasm and revitalizing our interest in continuing to breed outstanding point- ers culminating with our combined efforts to attain the Top Breeder and Top Sire awards in 2019. We are proud of our accomplishments in the past 54 years. American Pointer Club Top Breeders 2019 • Breeders of 142 AKC Pointer Champions to date and over 50 other titles including foreign Champions and Field and Obedience titles. • Imported the First Black and White Show Pointers seen in the Ring here in the USA. • First Orange and White (black pigment) Pointer to Win a National Specialty. • First Solid Pointer to Finish at a National Specialty (by going reserve to the first solid winners bitch) • Breeder of Ch Cumbrian Black Pearl who broke the record for Best in Shows held for 48 years by Ch Nancolleth Beryl of Giralda. • Breeder of #1 Sporting dog and #3 All Breed in 1984. Ch Cumbrian Black Pearl. • We look forward to continuing our legacy in the Dog world as it comes back from this challenge.



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