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Laelaps was a Greek mythological dog who never failed to catch what she was hunting. In one version of Laelaps' origin, she was a gift from Zeus to Europa. The hound was passed down to King Minos. Procris's husband, Cephalus, decided to use the hound to hunt the Teumessian fox, a fox that could never be caught. This was a paradox: a dog who always caught his prey versus a fox that could never be caught. The chase went on until Zeus, perplexed by their contradictory fates, cast them into the stars as the constellations Canis Major (Laelaps) and Canis Minor (the Teumessian fox).

Each Devine Weim now has a name relating to this tale. 

Seirios (greek) was the god of the Dog-Star, the brightest star of the constellation Canis Major.

A main sequence star, Chara is the “southern dog” star of the constellation Canes Venatici, the Hunting Dogs. It is the Greek word for “joy”.

The "Divine Hound of Greek Mythology", Kyon Khryseos was set to guard the infant Zeus. When Zeus reached maturity and no longer needed his sentry he placed the dog amongst the stars as the constellation Canis Major.

We are based in Northern Texas, breeder/owner/handled, raised in home by a veterinary technician.  Puppies are started early in show, field and other companion sports and activities.  Devine Weims is a Breeder of Merit and involved with the parent club, local breed and all breed clubs.

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