Henri and Nancy Tuthill
- Cumbrian Kennels was Founded in 1967. Henri Owned and exhibited Pointers from the Kennels of Tomsueamy, Richland, Darian Cove and Shandown.
with his first Champion Shandown's Prima Donna being the dam of his first litter. Henri's interest in the beautiful type the English dogs possessed prompted the importations of many Pointers from the UK. It was the importations of Ch Cumbrian President and Ch Sunset of Cumbrian, imported in Whelp to Eng. Sh. Ch Cumbrian Stonethorpe Seashore, and Cumbrian Black Cygnet that christened the Cumbrian Prefix in America.
- Nancy first became interested in the breed primarily for hunting purposes. After purchasing her first Pointer in 1981, she became interested in showing and soon contacted Cumbrian in search of a show prospect. Through the gates of Cumbrian Kennel over 170 Champion, Hunting and Obedience Titled dogs have passed! Together Henri and Nancy have bred 131 AKC champion pointers and 8 Champion Smooth Fox Terriers.
- Cumbrian Kennel has owned and exhibited other breeds in the past including Irish and English Setters, a specialty winning Whippet and BIS and Specialty winning Smooth Fox Terriers.
- Henri and Nancy Tuthill are both American Pointer Club lifetime Members and are both AKC approved judges.
Celebrating our forty fifth year in the breed