Our Dogs

2018 Brags


Congratulations to Tracey & Cici and Duane & Jax for achieving their Excellent Standard Titles! It was a clean sweep for USDTC in the Excellent 20" class with Twist in 1st, Cici in 2nd & Jax taking 3rd!


Himarks Apollo's Southern Delight, Apollo, 10-27-14, finished in 3rd place with a score of 194 out of 200 under Judge Carol Ann Klein today, in Lakeland  at IPOC, with the Mid Florida Austrailian Shepherd Club. Very proud of my boy!!


Congratulations to Genie Stottlar & Java, Bethany Carvallo & Diva, and Bonny Thatcher & Diamond for acheiving the DOCOF High Tri Combined award!


On 8/11/18 at the Upper Suncoast Obedience Trial OTCH Himark’s Make Mine Black, UDX2, OM5/ aka Java took 1st place in Open B with a 199.5 going High in Trial.  In addition, Java took 2nd Place in Utility B with a 197.5 for a combined total of 397 out of 400, and thus earning High Combined as well.  Really proud of my amazing little guy!  Thank you to everyone who worked to put on this obedience trial, great job!


CH I’m Happy Just To Dance With Roo BN RI CGCA CGCU.  Being presented her Rally Intermediate title. She is the first of her breed to receive this title. Roo is owned and trained by Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman.

 

Ghillie Dhu Connolly (Billy), received his RN title with a score of 97 in Perry, Ga. while his roommates Pup-Pup received a Best Opposite Sex in Conformation and Archie received 3 Winners Dog and CH Minsmere Much Ado THDN CGCA received 2 out of 3 BOB’s.


Archibald Ter Avalon at 6 months 3 weeks old taking care of business at Newberry, Florida.  He is much loved and cared for by Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman.


March 3, 2018, under Judge Bob Wither, Himark Spectacular Legend, known as Promise, 11-12-16, came in 1st place under Judge Bob Withers at the Tampa Bay Area Shetland Sheepdog Specialty at IPOC in Lakeland.

On February 19, 2018 at the Greater Ft. Myers Dog Club Trial Java 1st Place Utility -B 198 High in Trial.


On Feb. 17th at Lakeland Winter Haven  Kennel Club Trial Java 1st Place Open B 197.


Ghillie Dhu Connolly (Akc: Billy) earned his CGC and CGCA under the watchful eye of Suzette Cook. Billy is much loved by and trained by Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman.


Congratulations to Bonny & Promise! Himarks Spectacular Legend, known as Promise, 11-12-16, finished in 1st place with a score of 196 & 1/2 out of 200.


On Feb. 2, Zen joined the therapy dog family at St. Anthony’s Hospital. She is looking forward to her journey to bring smiles to the faces of patients, their family, and hospital staff.

Today in Lakeland, at IPOC, Himark Apollo's Southern Delight won 1st place with a score of 198 out of 200, with Stephne Picciuolo judging. Had a very good weekend, with a 194,194, and 198. I just hoe he does this good at the Florida Classic in December!! Very proud of my little man!!


Congratulations to Anne Lee & Seven of Nine for acheiving their Intermediate Title in Tricks.


CH Minsmere Much Ado RN THDN CGCA CGCU TKN (Abelard) received his new Rally Novice title on 10/28/2018 from Judge Carol Ann Klein, Thank you.  Abelard is much loved by Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman.


Rogan earned his Utility Dog title at USDTC trial on August 11th. Louter Creek’s Rustic Red Rogan 

CGCA ThD BN RE UD. Thanks for all the help at USDTC along the way.


Billy is now Ghillie Dhu Connolly RI CGCA CGCU TKN. He received his Rally Intermediate title today. Thank you Judge Norene Noonan. Owned and Operated by Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman.


Leila was featured on the March 2018 Cover and inside story of the official publication of the Giant Schnauzer Club of America! The cover photo was taken by John Caloia of Black Dog Photos during the October 2017 Ultimate Air Games UAG Nationals at Purina Farms while Leila was competing.  The inside photo was taken by Kim Langevin while Leila was competing in an event at Florida West Coast Air Dogs in Bradenton, Fl.

How to view Leila and the other dogs in the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge 2017 Eastern Regionals:

  1. Go to www.YouTube.com
  2. In the Search box type:

Full Diving Dog Competition 2017 Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Eastern


March 4, 2018, Promise achieved her CD title under Judge Debbie Tessman Van Leaven and came in first place at IPOC in Lakeland.


Rogan earned his first leg in Utility at USDTC, with a second place.  A  special thanks to Bethany Carvallo, Genie Stottlar, and Delores Connelly for their assistance along the way. They are turning this Hunting Poodle into an Obedience Dog!


Lively one first place in Open B (198) & first place in Utility B (196) winning HIT & HC at the USDTC obedience trial this Saturday, 2/24/2018. 


GCH CH Tamarin Tease BN RN THDN CGCA CGCU we know her as “Ditto” has made the AKC.TV. First as the Affenpinscher breed and second as the representative of the Affenpinscher. She is much loved and trained by Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman.


For the 2nd week in a row “Archie” received a Group 2 in the 4-6 puppy competition. Shown here with Tripp Gainey, the grandson, who enjoys Dog Shows.

Archie is loved and trained by Ken Stowell & Alison Fackelman.


Today with Tampa Bay Kennel Club, in Lakeland, at IPOC, Himark Apollo's Southern Delight, Apollo, 10/27/14( Happy Birthday baby), Promise/Boots, came in 2nd place with a score of 194 out of 200 with Judge Stephen Picciuolo.

We are very proud of our boy.


Himark Apollos Southern Delight, Apollo, 10-27-14, won 1st place in Preferred Open at IPOC in Lakeland, under Judge Cathy Knight, on 10-21-18, with a score of 192 out of 200.


Himark Magical Diamond Dust, Diamond, 11/29/10, achieved High Tri-Combined Team award at DOCOF on 9/2/18, along with team mates Himark's Java with Genie Stottler and Diva with Bethany Carvallo.


CH Minsmere Much Ado (Abelard) THDN CGCA CGCU TKN at the Toy Club Of Central Florida, took 2nd place on Saturday Sept. 15th and 1st place on Sept 16th on his way to title in Rally Novice. Thank you. Judge Mrs. Kincaid.

On the same days Minsmere Moor Of Venice (Morris) CGCA CGCU TKN (half brother to Abelard) took BOBOH and BOB. Thank you Judges Mr. Hoke and Ms. Renton.

Both are loved and trained by Ken Stowell & Alison Fackelman.


Ghillie Dhu Connolly (Billy) CD BN RI CGCA CGCU TKN awarded his CD title. 

He is much loved by his owners Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman.


Ghillie Dhu Connolly BN RI CGCA CGCU TKN (Billy) received his BN title on sept. 11th with a score of 191 good for 2nd place.  He also scored a 194 for third place on his first leg for his CD. He is owned and operated with love by Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman.


At the Strawberry Cluster Trials this past weekend.  3 Upper Suncoast Instructors show up big with 4 High in Trials and a High Combined.  Congratulations Ladies and their Canine partners.


CH I’m Just Happy To Dance With Roo BN RN CGCA CGCU completed her first leg of the Rally Intermediate course offered at the USDTC this past Sunday under the watchful eye of Mr. Robert Withers.  Loved and trained by Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman.


Archibald Ter Avalon  (Archie) At 4 month 14 days took a Group 2 in the Puppy 4-6 month competition in Brooksville January 15th. Archie is loved and trained by Alison Fackelman and Ken Stowell.



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