Our Dogs


CH Tamarin Technique CD BN RE THDA CGCA CGCU was awarded his AKC Therapy Dog Advanced on October 28th.


Owned by Ken Stowell

Lively won High Combined at both Trials today (7/23/16) at USDTC. She earned 2 more UDX legs (only need one more to get our title), and earned a few more OTCH points. I am very proud of my girl. 


Dolores Connelly

Bigeera and Eevee earned their Novice Trick Dog Title on 5/28/2016!


Owned & Loved by Jessica Radcliff

Millie earned her Senior title at the Knoxville Barn Hunt, May 22, in Evensville, Tennessee and her first leg in the Masters Level. She was awarded First Place for large dogs and High overall, Senior level. A great day in a beautiful setting by the Cumberland Plateau. 


Paulette & Bob Keller

CH Tamarin Technique CD BN RE THDN CGCA CGCU earned his Rally Excellent title on April 23,  2016. Second place with a 94 score. Thank you Judge Ken Kincaid.


"Tech" is owned, handled and trained by Ken Stowell and Alison Fsckelman.

UCDX Himark's Live Wire UD BN CGC On 3/5/16 & 3/6/16 Lively got HIT & HC both days at the Mid FL Shetland Sheepdog Specialty in Obedience!  She earned 2 more UDX Legs & 5 more OTCH points. On Sat. She was first in Open B - 197.5 Utility B - 194.5


On Sunday, Lively was first in Open B - 197 & 2nd in Utility B - 193

CH Tamarin Tease RN CGCA on  

on December 11th. at the National Owner Handled Finals, Ditto was awarded Best of Breed in the Affenpinschers.


The next day at the 2015 AKC/Eukanuba Championship show, she was awarded Grand Champion Select Bitch.


Owned and handled by Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman 

On December 17, 2016,  GCH CH Tamarin Tease BN RN CGCA CGCU was awarded Best Of Opposite Sex.

Thank you Mrs. Rosalind Kramer. 

Owned and Loved by Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman

After starting in Basic Obedience with Suzette and Ken then moving onto Beyond Basics with Paul and Candy, then to Sub Novice with Heidi, Brody gets tested for his CGC and passed.  We are very proud of him and thank you U.S.D.T.C. for great training and teaching us how to communicate with our dogs and be a better dog parent.


Linda Gowen & Sal Iemolo

CH Tamarin Technique CD BN RE THD CGCA CGCU earned his AKC Therapy Dog title. In Tampa he was awarded a group 3 in the OH series. This puts him in the #8 spot ahead of his girlfriend #10 spot CH I'm Happy Just To Dance With Roo and behind his daughter at #2 GCH CH Tamarin Tease BN RN CGCA CGCU.


Ken Stowell


Himark Magical Diamond Dust, 11-29-10, finished in 4th place, in open B class under Judge Carol Klein with a score of 189 & 1/2. There were 9 in her class.This too was just for ring practice. Mother and son did good these last 2 days. Very proud of them.


CH Tamarin Tease BN RN CGCA CGCU ("Ditto"), received a Group 3 and a Group 2 in the Owner Handled series at Lake City. She is the #1 Affenpinscher in this series to date. She is owned and handled by Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman.

Himark Apollos Southern Delight BN, Apollo

Finished in 1st place at the Sheltie Specialty obedience trial in Lakeland on 3/5/16 with a score of 188, under Judge Nancy Watson. He also achieved his CD (companion dog) title.  


Entered on 2nd day just for ring practice and finished 1st place with a score of 188.5 out of 200 in Novice under Judge Nancy Watson. So proud of him at only 16 months old. 

GCH CH Guardian Thistle's Wee Heavy, our 8 year old bred by dog on Friday December 11th at the Chihuahua Club of America's Specialty was awarded Best Veteran in Breed/Variety. 


The next day at the AKC/Eukanuba Championship, "Heavy" was awarded in the Veterans class, First Place and Best Veteran in Breed/Variety. 


In the Best of Breed competition he was awarded the Award of Excellence.


Breeder-Owner-Handled By Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman

Summer went Hi Combined in Rally both days at IPOC trial oct 22nd and 23rd. Scores both days RA 100, RE 98. Earned two 1st places, one 2nd, one 3rd. Deb Neufeld was judge. 

Jake earned his BN and two second place ribbons under Judge Bob Withers. Abby earned two legs in Rally Excellent and Millie earned two legs in Rally Advanced, also under Judge Withers - all at the USDTC trial July 23-24. Thank you to our teachers! 

In Chloe and Lacey's first time in DACOF Lacey placed 1st in Open Fast (12" class) and 3rd in Open Standard (12" class).  They placed in the top 8 in every run!  Chloe in turn received the High in Trial award for Junior handlers aged 13-17!

Bigeera and Eevee both earned the following titles!

  • CGC Titles on July 9, 2016
  • Intermediate Trick Dog Titles on July 2, 2016
  • Advanced Trick Dog Titles on July 2, 2016

Owned & loved by Jessica Radcliff

Himarks Apollos Southern Delight, 10-27-14, finished in 2nd place,in Novice B today under Judge Carol Klein at Saint Petersburg obedience/rally trial, with a score of 193 & 1/2. There were 11 in his class. He missed first place by 1/2 point. This was only ring practice yesterday and today.

Chula - CH Silberkinder Shake It Off, won Owner Handled Best in Show Cluster at the 4 day Strawberry Show Cluster in February of 2016.


CH Tamarin Technique ("Tech") CD BN RA THDN CGCA CGCU earned his Therapy Dog Novice title by the AKC on April 6th. He continues to visit Nursing facilities and physician offices in the Tampa Bay Area. 

CH Tamarin Tease BN RN CGCA CGCU finished her last leg in Beginner Novice B today in Melbourne received a second place with a score of 196. While her dad, "Tech" qualified for his first leg in Rally Excellent.

CH Tamarin Technique CD BN RA CGCA CGCU was awarded his RA title on 1/15/2016 under Mr. Robert Withers at Brooksville.


On 1/9/2016 Tech "passed" his evaluation with Project PUP.  He will be visiting Nursing facilities towards his Therapy Dog title.


Owned, Trained and Handled by Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman 


  • CH Tamarin Technique CD BN RN CGCA CGCU at the Savannah Kennel Club on November 28, 2015. Completed his first leg towards his RA title with a 94, 3rd. Place. The next day, Nov. 29th at the Beaufort Kennel Club he completed his 2nd. Leg with an 88 and 3rd. Place.


Ken Stowell


Zen had two awesome weekends of agility at the USDTC and TBAC trials in November. She earned her second qualifying score and a first place in Novice FAST at our USDTC trial. She earned two qualifying scores and first places in Novice Standard at the TBAC trial the following weekend. One more qualifying score in each class and she earns a title. At both trials, she has come really close to earning her first qualifying score in Excellent Jumpers with Weaves but those pesky entries to the weaves poles elude her. She is a rock star.


Chris Anderson














10/18 at IPOC, CH Tamarin Tease ("Ditto") completed her third leg for her Rally Novice title under Judge Ms. Carol Harrison.


Ken Stowell

CH Tamarin Technique CD BN RN CGCA CGCU


Tech is the first Affenpinscher to receive the CGCU title and has the most AKC titles of his breed in the country. He is continuing his CDX and RA training and finishing his GCH title. He is owned, trained and handled by Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman.

Ace & Deanie Sontheimer ran their very first Open Std course Saturday and got a Q and 3rd place!! Ace also earned another leg and 1st place in Novice JWW.

CH Heart-Songs Little Miss Smartie Pants,CGC,CA,RN. "STAR"....earning her Rally Novice  (RN) Title on 7-25-15 @ event the Upper Suncoast Dog Club obedience event. Lovingly  Breeder / Owner Handled by Lorrie Geyer-Limitone 

CH Heart-Songs Celebration of Light, "Lucia" new AKC champion on 7-12-15 at a year old. Lovingly Breeder /Owner Handled by Lorrie Geyer-Limitone &  Rand Limitone. 

CH Heart-Songs Come Fly With Me of Foxwarren, "Frankie" finishing her AKC Championship at 11 months old on 6-21-15. Lovingly Breeder/Owner Handled by Lorrie Geyer-Limitone & Rand Limitone.

CH Heart-Songs King of the Road of Foxwarren. "Roger"  he became a CH 6-21-15, right before his 1st Birthday. Lovingly Breeder/Owner Handled, by Lorrie Geyer-Limitone & Rand Limitone.

Himark Apollos Southern Delight, Apollo 10-27-14, finished with a score of196 in 2nd place under Judge Bob Withers today at the MFGTC in Lakeland and perfect is 200.  There were 11 dogs in the trial. He did very well. Next weekend is St. Pete. Can't help but love those Himark Shelties.


Bonny Thatcher


My baby, with Beginner Novice title, in only 2 trials!!


Woooo hooooo. Smart boy for sure & we are very proud of him with him only being 9 months old.


Bonny Thatcher

Jake Keller earned his RATN Rat Novice Title July 3rd, a Fourth Place in one qualifying leg and a First Place and High in Novice, in another at a Barn Hunt Trial in Cumming, Ga.

Bob and Paulette Keller

Millie Keller earned her RATO, Rat Open Title, Third Place in one qualifying leg and a First Place with High in Open at another at a Barn Hunt Trial July 3rd in Cumming, Ga.

Bob and Paulette Keller

Georgia Barn Hunt Association Trial
May 9 and 10, 2015
Canton, Georgia @ the Canine Ranch.
RATI = Rat Instinct
RATN = Rat Novice
From left to right
Millie and Abby both earned their RATI and RATN (Millie earned a leg in Open, the next level up after Novice)
Jake earned his RATI  (and a leg in Novice)
All three dogs earned various ribbons for their time placements 2nd-4th in their height classes over the two days,
with both Millie and Jake earning High in Class in one of their legs (i.e. a First Place).
Millie and Abby attended a Barn Hunt seminar and Fun Run March 2015 - from the same Kathy Marble-Brown who is scheduled 
to do the same this September at the USDTC.
(Robert Keller)

Thanks to all those who have taught and encouraged us Bliss got both her Open Titles at Our Club Trial this weekend Congrats to all who ran and thank you to all those who came out and worked to make this a successful event -Lori C (written on USDTC FB: 11/24/14)

Congratulations to Deanie & Ace!


Ace earned his first two legs in Novice Standard 24" on October 4th & 5th in Ocala, both with a perfect score of 100 and 1st place!



Chloe and Lacey earned their 1st agility leg in Novice A Standard on Sunday, September 28, 2014 with a 1st place! Only 3 of the Nov (A & B) dogs qualified in standard that day!

Congratulations Heidi and Bodhi!


Bodhi earned his CD title on August 23rd.

Congratulations to Janie Getz and Jasper for earning the Sassy Senior Freestyle Title

Yanna earned both her RN and her BN today (8/17/14).


Yetta earned her RN with 3 straight 1st places and scores of 98, as well as her 2nd leg of BN with a 2nd place and a score I can't remember


Susan Moneypenny Wallace

We had a very successful weekend at the SOTC trial in St. Petersburg.


Shadow (goldendoodle) Q'd both days in Beginner Novice B taking 2nd place and 1st place in his debut at the obedience trial.


Zuri (Greater Swiss Mountain Dog) earned her 6th qualifying run in Novice Obedience A on Saturday and scored 2nd place.


Thanks to all of the trainers who have helped us achieve our goals.


Tiffanie Cross

Lively & I got our 1st Utility Leg today *8/17/14)!! 3rd place with a score of 191. at the Sarasota trials held in St. Petersburg under judge Kathy Griner.


Dolores Connelly

On 8/17/14, Enzo finished his Rally Novice B title with a 3rd place.


Pat Mullen

Jake earned Rally Excellent and 2nd place with score of 90.
Abby earned Rally Novice and 4th place with score of 97.
SOTC trial August 16. First two legs for each earned at USDTC trial in July.

Lively earned her UKC CDX Title on 8/2/14 with a score of 197.5 and High in Trial at the DTCSP UNDER Judge Brenda Critelli.


Dolores Connelly

We had a blast!!! A great group of people and dogs!! We even decorated our crate area in a Hawaiian theme.
CONGRATULATIONS to the Placement Winners as follows:
Karen / Maverick with two 3rd Places in T2B & Standard Runs
Pam / Petie with 3rd Place in Novice Standard Run
Robynn / Zen with 2nd Place in Open JWW Run

 Theresa / Cruiser with 1st Place in Novice JWW

and two 2nd Places in Novice Fast and Standard Runs

Lakeside Classic Margarita


From the Tampa Show this weekend. This is " Lakeside Classic Margarita" Owner Handler Terrier Group 1, 6/15/14 owned by Kara Bitsko & Ginny Antia, shown by Kara Bitsko.

New Title:

UUD KCM's Blue Flame UDX VER RE.


On 5/31/14 Ginny Antia & her Border Collie, Beckett, earned their second UKC Utility leg with a score of 196 under judge Lynn Nappi in St. Petersburg. On 6/1/2014 at the UKC trial they earned their UKC Utility Dog Title with a score of 192 under judge Lynn Nappi!!! They are a wonderful team to watch!! Ginny is our advanced obedience instructor for Open/Utility.


UCD Himark's Live Wire CDX BN CGC "Lively"


Lively earned her AKC CDX title under judge Gregory Feathers in Orlando on 4/6/2014. With a score of 194.5.


On 5/31/2014 Lively earned her UKC CD With a score of 198.5 under judge Lynn Nappi in St. Petersburg and took High in Trial. On the same day in Trial #2 she earned her first leg in Open B with a score of 198.5 taking High in Trial again. On 6/1/2014 Lively earned her second UKC leg in Open B with a score of 199 and took High in Trial. What a great weekend we had. I am very proud of my little girl!

Dolores Connelly, USDTC Puppy STAR Instructor


"Cruiser NA, NAJ"

Cruiser received his Novice JWW & Standard titles on 1/19/14 at the USDTC agiility trial! Cruiser is owned & loved by Theresa Colbert.


Himark Magical Diamond Dust, 11-29-10, finished in first place today in Brooksville, in open, under Judge Deb Neufeld with a score of 187.5. This is her 2nd leg & 1 more she has her CDX title!! There was a class of 4, but Diamond was the only one that qualified.


"Bliss" NA, NAJ


Himark Bonnys Bandette (Bandit) CDX title under Judge Jeffery Kern with a score of 186.5 & the only qualifier in a class of 8. She titled in 4 shows. Bandits Dad: Himarks Deal of the Century & her Mom: Himarks Little Mermaid. This is a hard class, so we are proud of our girl!!


Theresa & Star earned their 4th MACH!

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