About Us

About US

Jen and Darrel

Mad River Cane Corso was founded by Darrel Hamren and his mother Darlene Hamren back in 2006 when they had their first Corso litter.  Since then, they have grown to become one of the top breeders in the country. Darrel has traveled all over the world, gaining knowledge and acquiring some of the top examples of the breed. He has been to Italy 3 times, spent a week in the Czech Republic and has traveled to many different kennels here in the USA. Darrel makes the decisions on who we breed, who we import, which pups are held back etc. Darrel is also a Journeyman Union Carpenter, and has been with the same company installing doors and hardware since 2005. Darlene also plays a huge role! She has been married to Blair since August of 1984 and is the mother of 9 children, with Darrel being the oldest. She is a puppy whelping




expert and whelps many of the litters at her house. She also does most of the paperwork, and books all the flights for the puppies. Darlene also works as a LPN at a local hospital. In March of 2012 Darrel married Jennifer, who was “thrown” into the Corso world. She loves the puppies, and is great at socializing them and our dogs. She is currently going to school to be a PTA. Jen was the youngest of 6 children. As you can see, we have a very big family, and have a lot of help with the dogs and pups. We are also active members in our Christian Church, and believe in honesty, and righteousness. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you would like to meet us, and the dogs in person. We would love to hear from you.

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Left to Right: Blake, Jodie, Drew, Lynette, Lorraine, Blair, Darlene, Darrel, Jennifer, Amy, Conrad, Justin


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