Our Dogs

2018 Brags


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.

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.


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.



Upper Suncoast Dog Training Club

2101 Logan Street

Clearwater, FL  33765

727-23-UPPER (87737)