|Sire:||Ch Rusteau of Kwetu ROM|
|Dam:||Ch Kwetu's Belmont Lady ROM|
|Whelped:||August 10, 1993|
|Breeders:||Barbara Sawyer-Brown, Art Brown & Scott Shoemaker|
|Owners:||Clayton Heathcock & Cheri Hadley|
|DNA:||#V166919 (EE DE CC DE CC FH CD BB BH AA)|
Murphy left us tonight. She had an inoperable brain tumor that apparently arose as a metastasis product of a melanoma that was removed from her flank in August, 2000. We discovered her illness two weeks ago and are grateful that we were given this time to give her special love and affection.
Murphy was our first livernose and taught us the joy and trials of living with one of these delightful creatures. She had 13 puppies in her life and five of these are AKC champions: