Kamchatka was registered in 1992 after owning a few pet Siberians Huskies, a rough Collie, a Rottweiller and an Afghan, and deciding that this was definitely the breed for me. My home has since grown to house 29 Siberians and 3 Samoyeds. I live with my two sons, my partner Luiz and the dogs on the outskirts of town on a beautiful and peaceful 2 acre small holding in Henley on Klip.
My Siberian Huskies are brought up in a home
environment and all run together as a pack and as they should if the temperament
is correct. They have full access to the property. No dogs are kennelled unless a
bitch is on heat. I personally show, train, groom, feed and see to their needs.
All dogs are allowed into the house in my presence and every evening they spend
at least 4 hours with me, either sleeping, playing or just quietly watching my
My puppies are raised inside my house in a room next
to my bedroom until they are ready to go into a covered run outside. The ones I
keep, remain house puppies until old enough to join the pack ( 4 months). They
are all house trained and properly socialised. This is a very clean breed. All
of my Siberians are tested for inherited eye deseases and the hips before being bred.
My lines were based on Innisfree (USA), Arctilight (Canada) and Chukchis a local line. Now they consist mainly of my own bred Kamchatka Siberians for 3 or 4 generations with the introduction of a new Innisfree line and a combination of Nanook Siberians - Canada from our friend Annette Dionne and Ciukci Siberians - Spain.
In recent years and with the help of Le-Anza Von Broemsen, my great friend, Kamchatka Siberians have achieved great recognition and we (Le-Anza and I) have formed a special partnership based on trust, friendship and love for this wonderful breed.
A dream of mine has always been to own Samoyeds and possibly breed my own. In 2008 I imported my first Samoyed from Vanderbilt in Canada. A year later Yuki came in from Polar Mist in the USA. From these 2 lines, hopefully, I will start my own line of Kamchatka Samoyeds.
Every Siberian Husky is successfully
worked in harness and some have raced competitively in the past in ISDRA
organised events. These days we only run for pleasure, but others, like
Pierre and Cindy Slabbert and teams of Kamchatka bred dogs successfully compete
throughout the country. I believe that a show dog
should be properly conditioned and well muscled as this is a working breed.
Kamchatka Siberians Huskies have been consistently recognised in the show ring by South African and International Judges for their correct type, outstanding movement and beauty.
A SPECIAL MENTION MUST BE MADE IN MEMORY OF MY LATE HUSBAND WES FOR HIS UNDERSTANDING, COMMITMENT AND TOTAL SUPPORT FROM THE VERY BEGINNING AND ALWAYS.
I THANK YOU
Here is a list of our imported dogs to improve my bloodlines and maintain very high standards in structure and temperament:
PBISS CH INNISFREE GOLDEN FROST
BIS CH FOXFIRE ARCTICLIGHT KAHN OF KAMCHATKA
CH NANOOK JUNO JUBILEE OF KAMCHATKA
NANOOK STEEL REPLECTION OF KAMCHATKA
NANOOK KAMCHATKA PRIDE
CH IDAHO DE CIUKCI AT KAMCHATKA
CH KHALIDA DE CIUKI AT KAMCHATKA
CH NANOOK PVT STK KAJUN SKY OF KAMCHATKA
CH VANDERBILT MAGIC MOJO OF KAMCHATKA
CH POLAR MIST BY DESIGN AT KAMCHATKA