Dark Moon Basenjis List of Achievements 

Our dogs are competitive at the national level, consistently bringing home top awards at some of the countries largest shows, see below for our dogs accomplishments at the yearly national specialty and Westminster Kennel Club 

See below for a list of our winners at national specialties: 

2012: Gettysburg, PA

Pika (GCh. Dark Moon's Tilt-A-Whirl JC) wins an AWARD OF MERIT at the national

2013: Did not attend

2014: Grey Summit, MO

Tuco (GCh. Dark Moon's Barking Bad JC) wins an AWARD OF MERIT at the national

Christie (Ch Dark Moon's State of Emergency JC) Wins first in her Open class at the national

2015 Gettysburg, PA

We could not show in the regular classes as our co-breeder Michael Work Judged however

Tuco (GCh Dark Moon's Barking Bad JC) wins the breeders choice award at the BCOA Top 20 competition. 

2016 Longview, WA 

Tuco (GCh. Dark Moon's Barking Bad JC) wins an AWARD OF MERIT at the national

2017 Grey Summit, MO 

Monkey (Dark Moon's Project Mayhem) Wins 2nd in his HUGE sweeps class

Monkey (Dark Moon's Project Mayhem) Goes WINNERS DOG, BEST OF WINNERS, AND BEST BRED BY 

Tuco (GCH Dark Moon's Barking Bad JC) goes BEST OF OPPOSITE SEX 

Pika (GCH Dark Moon's Tilt-A-Whirl) Wins 1ST IN THE BROOD BITCH CLASS with Tuco and Monkey representing her offspring. 

2018 Frankenmuth, MI

Zoro (Dark Moon's Black Tri Affair) wins 1st in his HUGE sweeps class

Zoro goes WINNERS DOG at the national for a 5 point major to finish his CHAMPIONSHIP!! This is the SECOND year in a row a Dark Moon dog has gone winners dog! 

Monkey (GCh. Dark Moon's Project Mayhem) WINS SELECT DOG!!! 

2019 Tucson, AZ 

Yoshi (Dark Moon's Bada Bing!) goes BEST IN SWEEPS  

Yoshi goes WINNERS DOG, BEST OF WINNERS, AND BEST BRED BY EXHIBTOR to finish his championship in three shows with three 5 point majors, this is the THIRD year in a row a DARK MOON BASENJI has gone winners dog! 

Zoro (GChS. Dark Moon's Black Tri Affair) wins BEST OF BREED!!! 

2020 The BCOA National Specialty was sadly cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic

2021 Lebanon, TN 

WALTER - (Dark Moon's Ozymandias) goes WINNERS DOG and BEST BRED BY- this is the FOURTH NATIONAL IN A ROW a Dark Moon dog has gone winners dog. Walter was also Best of Opposite in Retro Sweeps and finished his championship going winners dog at the all breed show held concurrently with the national specialty winning a total of 10 points during the national week. 

TUCO - (GCHS Dark Moon's Barking Bad) wins BEST VETERAN IN SWEEPSTAKES and wins the BROOD BITCH class with her children, Zoro and Thor. This is the second Dark Moon Basenji to win 1st in the brood bitch class. Pika won it in 2017 with Tuco as one of her get along with Monkey who were Best of opposite and best of winners at that year's national. 

THOR - (Dark Moon's God of Thunder) is awarded SELECT DOG! 

ZORO - (GCHG Dark Moon's Black Tri Affair) wins BEST OF BREED for his SECOND BCOA NATIONAL SPECIALTY BEST IN SHOW. 

This was an exceptional for so many reasons but what is so amazing was not only was Walter winners dog to make 4 years of Dark Moon Basenjis going winners dog but ALL of the top dog awards - BEST OF BREED, SELECT DOG, and WINNERS DOG were awarded to Dark Moon Basenjis! All Tuco sons - we are so proud of what they have all done and the success Tuco's get have had. 

See below for a list of our winners at the WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB 

2014: Pika: GCh Dark Moon's Tilt-A-Whirl - AWARD OF MERIT

 

2015: Tuco was entered however was absent due to an injury to her foot. 

 

2016: Tuco - GCh Dark Moon's Barking Bad JC - BEST of BREED

 

2017: Tuco - GChS Dark Moon's Barking Bad JC - BEST of OPPOSITE SEX

2018: Tuco - GChS Dark Moon's Barking Bad JC - BEST of OPPOSITE SEX

and Monkey -Dark Moon's Project Mayhem - BEST OF WINNERS

 

2019: Zoro - Ch. Dark Moon's Black Tri Affair BEST of BREED under Mr Michael Canalizo and Group 4 under Mrs Patricia Trotter

*THIS MAKES ZORO IS THE FIRST BASENJI IN 45 YEARS TO PLACE IN THE HOUND GROUP AT THE GARDEN*

2020: Zoro - GChS Dark Moon's Black Tri Affair wins BEST OF BREED under hound specialist Mr Edmund Dziuk. This makes it the third time a Dark Moon Basenji has gone BEST OF BREED at westminster in the past 5 years. 

2021: Zoro - GCHG Dark Moon's Black Tri Affair wins - BEST of OPPOSITE SEX 

SPECIALTY WINNERS: 

2010: DARK MOON'S TILT-A-WHIRL                                BCOA REGIONAL SPECIALTY WINNERS BITCH AND BEST IN SWEEPS

2016: GCHS DARK MOON'S BARKING BAD                     BCOA REGIONAL SPECIALTY BEST OF BREED - SOMERSET HILLS KC

2016: GCHS DARK MOON'S BARKING BAD                     BCOA REGIONAL SPECIALTY - BEST OF OPPOSITE SEX 

2019: DARK MOON'S SUPERNATURAL                             WVBC BEST PUPPY IN SWEEPS

2019: DARK MOON'S SUPERNATURAL                             BCOA REGIONAL SPECIALTY BEST PUPPY IN SWEEPS

2019: DARK MOON'S SUPERNATURAL                             BCOA REGIONAL SPECIALTY RESERVE WINNERS DOG

2019: DARK MOON'S BADA BING!                                     BCOA REGIONAL SPECIALTY BEST OF WINNERS

2019: GCHG DARK MOON'S BLACK TRI AFFAIR             CSBC BEST OF OPPOSITE SEX

2019: CH DARK MOON'S BADA BING!                              BEST IN SWEEPS

2019: CH DARK MOON'S BADA BING!                              BEST IN SWEEPS

2021: GCHG DARK MOON'S BLACK TRI AFFAIR             BCOSW SHOW #1 BEST OF OPPOSITE SEX 

2021: GCHG DARK MOON'S BLACK TRI AFFAIR             BCOSW SHOW #2 BEST OF BREED 

2021: DARK MOON'S CRIMSON CLOVER                         BCOSW SHOW #1 RESERVE WINNERS BITCH 

2021: DARK MOON'S CRIMSON CLOVER                         BCOSW SHOW #2 WINNERS BITCH 

2021: DARK MOON'S OZYMANDIAS                                 BCOSW SHOW #2 RESERVE WINNERS DOG

2021: DARK MOON'S SUPERNATURAL                              BCOSW SHOW #1 WINNERS DOG 

2021: GCHG DARK MOON'S BLACK TRI AFFAIR             BCOA REGIONAL SPECLATY BEST OF BREED - MORRIS AND ESSEX KC 

2021: DARK MOON'S BEDAZZLED                                     BCOA REGIONAL WINNERS BITCH - MORRIS AND ESSEX KC 

2021: DARK MOON'S OZYMANDIAS                                 BCOA REGIONAL WINNERS DOG AND BEST OF WINNERS - MORRIS AND ESSEX

2022: CH. DARK MOON'S SUPERNATURAL                     WVBC BEST OF BREED