Belmark Shelties is a small show kennel located in North West Ohio near Bellefontaine, 45 minutes North of Dayton and about an hour from Columbus. I hope you have time to stay and visit and see pictures of our home and kennel. We were established in 1986, striving for AKC standard correct shelties for all rings. We exhibit in AKC (American Kennel Club) and CKC (Canadian Kennel Club) and sometimes UKC (United Kennel Club) just for fun. We have been very successful through the years and have the honor of having All breed, Best In Show Winners, Specialty Best In Show winners and ASSA National winners with a RWB and Best In Futurity in the last couple years. We strive to produce dogs that adhere to our breed Standard, and are yet a joy to live with and train. Our lines are based on Banchory through Tall Timber and Macdega with a splash of Heritage Spirit. This blend stamps our shelties with solid, well moving bodies and stable temperaments as well as a classy, elegant presence, loads of coat and a sweet, loving expression. To see some of our informal sheltie photos check out our Gallery pages, Fun Photos, and Fan Letters to name a few.

We would like to invite you to surf our pages, and look around. We have much excitement as always, and have been honored with our breed's parent club award ASSA's Breeder Of Most Champions for 2012 and 2015 tied in 2014. We have bred and or owned 81 American Champions, 64 Canadian Champions and have many others waiting in the wings to show their stuff! If you would like to reach us please feel free to contact us, we are always happy to talk to someone interested in the breed!

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Thanks for visiting with us.

UPDATES





                                   
BISS GCH Belmark Coalescense #1 Female Sheltie 2016
co-owed now with Paul and Karen Hannah
Just wins a BEST IN SHOW!!

 

SHOW NEWS

12/4/16 We had a good weekend in Belleville Il, Our baby puppy, Belmark Tarantino "Quentin" goes WD BW and BOS for a 3 point major under judge Donald Gill. Then our sweet Belmark Take A Bow "Cheers" was WB for her 3rd major today under judge Dr Gary Sparschu. She now only needs a single to finish. Not to be outdone with Paul Hannah, GCH Ch Belmark Coalescence "Unity" was Group 2nd both days.  

11/18/16 We celebrate as this weekend Belmark Take A Bow, was WB on Thursday and Friday at the Central Ohio KC shows for 6 more points and another major, she now just needs 4 singles to finish, what a whirlwind for this pretty blue girl. She will be out at a couple more shows this year, looking for those last few points. Attridge Pearls Of Wisdom "Josie" also picked up another point with Paul Hannah. This pretty Sony daughter is also closing on on her championship, the race is on!

11/11/16 It is now Ch Kensil's N Belmark Indulgence "Dolce", after winning both yesterday and today, all in a couple months. We are so happy and proud. big thanks to Sylvia and David Calderwood for parting with her as a baby and to Zana Friend for showing her so beautifully.  Then yesterday we had a great big win on Attridge Pearls on Wisdom "Josie", who was Best of Breed over some nice specials for her first major. She now has 8 American points and 8 Canadian points, couldn't be happier. Oh and it is now Am/Can Ch Bellmark Skyfall, Gideon finished in Canada with some nice wins in two weekends. Going WD at the Canadian National cluster under breeder judge Lisa Graser among other nice wins.

11/5/16 We are happy to announce that Kensil's N Belmark Indulgence "Dolce" picked up a third major today, she only needs two singles to finish, she has done some impressive wins with numerous Best out of the classes over specials. Big thanks to Zana Friend for taking Dolce all the way and handling her so beautifully and to the judges of course. Keaton kids rock!

11/4/16 I feel bad that I have been so slow in posting, even I have forgotten what all has happened in the last couple months. But we are celebrating Ch Belmark Soiree "Gala", who finished with a 5 point major. She is the 3rd puppy out of her litter of three to finish. We also would like to congratulate Tracy Gensler on finishing Ch Belmark Monsters Inc, and to Brad Smith for his Ch Belmark Cookies and Cream. All three finishing the same weekend. We celebrate as well #5 sheltie and #1 female sheltie 2016, "Uni" went BIS under the expert handling of co-owners Paul and Karen Hannah. We have 8 bred by Champions so far for 2016, 14 finished dogs total!

9/5/16 We had a great weekend and it is now, Ch Belmark Shake It For Me "Ivy". She went WB, BW on Saturday and Sunday for both her majors and then finished the week on Monday with a WB and BOS to finish!! Not to be outdone we also finished Ch Attridge Moves Like Jagger, for friend Bev Klassen (he is a Can Ch Belmark You Only Live Twice son).

8/28/16 We are so proud of Grd Ch Belmark Coalescence, "Unity", this weekend she got 4 consecutive BOB's and Group 2nd in very competitive competition. She has only been with Paul and Karen Hannah for a short month and is already consistently in the standings. I am proud to co-own her with these fabulous people, the future looks bright!

8/21/16 It has been a great weekend for Belmark dogs. Belmark Shake It For Me "Ivy" was WB and BW on Thursday in Muncie IN and WB BOS on Friday and Best Bred By In SHOW!! She was then WB BOS on Saturday and WB BW on Sunday to be minored out. Not to be outdone, Ch Belmark Skyfall  "Gideon" was select on Saturday and BOB and Owner Handler Group 1! and in Topeka KS with Paul Hannah handling; Grd Ch Belmark Coalescence "Uni" was BOB the same weekend and Group 2. And...... Kensil N' Belmark Indulgence "Dolce" won her first point on Sunday with Zana Friend. We'll take it!

8/7/16 It is now Ch Belmark Singular Sensation "Avery", She finished in PA under the expert handling of Zana Friend under judge Keke Kahn. Going Best of Breed over 2 specials for her last major, on Saturday. She did it again on Sunday after being moved up to breed, we could not be happier. Avery is by BISS Grd Am/Can Ch Barwood Sound Sensation AOM "Sony". Her dam Belmark Soiree "Gala" did not want to be outdone, she was WB and BOS at the Louisiana specialty on Saturday and repeated that win on Sunday at the All breed show. She now has 6 points and is being beautifully presented by Jessica Starbuck, we look forward to seeing her continue to work her way to her Championship as well.

7/31/16 Cara is now minored out winning another 2 points with Paul Hannah handling. Now we are looking for those majors. She has gone in a whirlwind fashion. And then today, Belmark Singular Sensation wins a major, she now only needs a single to finish! So happy and proud of this girl and handler Zana Friend, only their second weekend out after a change of wardrobe. So looking forward to finishing yet another Sony baby

7/24/16 Can Ch Belmark Stolen Moonlight "Cara" was WB both yesterday and today, and Grd Ch Belmark Coalescence "Unity" was BOB and Group 4th on Saturday and BOB again today!! Big thanks to Paul and Karen Hannah for these awesome wins.

Ch Kensil's N Belmark Indulgence
by: BISS Grd Am/Can Ch Belmark Close Encounter AOM
big thanks to Sylvia Calderwood for allowing Dolce to come to us as a puppy, She finished with 3 majors and BOB over specials. Big thanks to handler Zana Friends

 

7/17/16 Ch Belmark Coalescence is on a roll with a weekend of Best of Breeds and a Group 4th today in tough competition, and it is only her third weekend out with Paul, Can Ch Belmark Stolen Moonlight is now on 5 points by going WB and BOS!!!

7/10/16 We had a great weekend in Huntington WV, Belmark Barely Legal "Xenta" was WB and BW both Saturday and today for 4 points, Belmark Night Vision "Gater" now has 3 points by going WD today as well. And out with Paul and Karen Hannah in Dallas TX; Ch Belmark Coalescence "Unity" was Best of Breed each day and Group 3 on Saturday, and Can Ch Belmark  Stolen Moonlight "Cara" was WB one day for another 2 points!

7/3/16 We had a great weekend in both Oklahoma and Ohio. In Oklahoma under the expert handling of Paul Hannah their first weekend together Can Ch Belmark Stolen Moonlight "Cara" was WB on Sunday and RWB on Wed, Fri, and Sat, Ch Belmark Coalescence was BOS 5 days in a row, not bad for their first weekend out. Back at home our new puppy sensation Belmark Shake It For Me "Ivy". Was WB BW and BOB on Friday, WB BOS and BW on Saturday and WB BOS on Sunday for her first 3 points and our other baby boy Belmark Night Vision "Gater", was WD on Friday and then RWD on both saturday and Sunday. Their our special Ch Belmark Skyfall "Gideon" was BOS on Friday and BOB on both Saturday and Sunday. Not too shaby, everyone goes home with points!

6/26/16 It is now Can Ch Attridge For Your Eyes Only "Jiggles". Big thanks to Bev Klassen for finishing her and congrats to sire Am/Can Ch Linkridge Blackberry on his 9th Canadian Champion. Jiggles is the 2nd for her litter to finish. Now we will be bringing her home or some US shows!!

6/19/16 At Troy OH, Our charge Can Ch Attridge Moves Like Jagger picked up a nice fat 5 point major on Saturday going WD and BW, big congrats to owner Bev Klassen. Jagger is by Am/Can Ch Linkridge Blackberry (Bode son) x Can Ch Belmark You Only Live Twice. Chill was select and then he repeated that today to finish his Grand Championship in 4 short weekends!! Not to be outdone back in Canada RBIS multi BISS Silver grand Am/Can Ch Belmark Close Encounter AOM (6 Am Chs) also gains his Canadian Grand, in just two weekends!!! Oh and big thanks to Paul Hannah, in Texacola TX it is now Ch Clearsky Belmark Illumination "Diamond", we are so very happy tonight, what a dream day!

6/5/16 We had a great weekend at Maumee OH. Yesterday our pretty sable girl Brandina Morning Dew "Talia" was WB and BW and Am/Can Ch Belmark Given Me Chills "Chill" was Breed. Today Clearsky Belmark Imagine Dragons "Sara" was WB BW and Breed!! Love this baby puppy.

5/30/16 At the Hamilton shows Belmark Barely Legal "Xenta" was WB twice this weekend and comes home with 2 points, Chill won breed and Select and BOS and now has 18 Grand Championship points in three short weekends.

5/23/16 Brandina Morning Dew had a great weekend. She was WB and BOS everyday at the Marietta shows this weekend. We are so pleased with this beautiful girl, big thanks to breeder Nancy Everett for parting with her. She now has 6 points!! Not to be outdone Clearsky Belmark Imagine Dragons, was also WB and BOS at the WI shows yesterday.

5/6/16 Clearsky Belmark lluminuation, wins again!! She is now on the homestretch.
 
5/2/16 Clearsky Belmark Imagine Dragons wins a 5 point major at the Chicagoland SSC under breeder/judge Harriet Smith. At the PM show under breeder/judge Kim Schive "Legend" wins 5 points to become Ch Belmark On A Dare. Big thanks to handler Julie Grandquist. In the midwest the day before; Clearsky Belmark Illumination "Diamond" wins again going WB and BW. We love this girl. And her beautiful dam; Ch Barwoods Imagination ROM

4/30/16 wonderful weekend: It is now Am/Can Ch Felicity Jamaican Me Crazy "Party". She finished with a WB and BW for 5 points! Not to be outdone it is also now Am/Can Ch Belmark Give Me Chills "Chill" who garnered a 4 point major. Big thanks to judge Robert Caswell.

4/24/16 Belmark Counting Stars goes WB yesterday and WB,BW and BOB today!!! So proud of our little girl. To top it off Belmark Dare to Compare at her first show goes RWB today. Also Clearsky Belmark Illumination "Diamond" wins a major! We are so pleased with this little girl. She is quickly catching up to her sister Clearsky Belmark Imagine Dragons "Sara" Who will finish first?

4/17/16 Belmark Counting Stars goes WB both yesterday and today at Purina Farms MO. We are so please to have her first points! Am/Can Ch Barwoods Sound Sensation "Sony" wins breed both days as well, he is very close to his Grand!

4/9/16 First weekend out for Paul and "Diamond" and they win today! She now has 3 points. So excited

3/12/16 It is now Ch Casino Belmark Fireworks "Cherry". She finished in grand style with a specialty major under breeder/judge Diane Hawes. Big thanks to Paul Hannah for taking Cherry all the way and finishing her as  a puppy!

ASSA NATIONAL 2016

6-9 month Sable Bitch Class 4th, Belmark Escalade (Ch Keaton daughter)
Stud Dog Class 3rd BISS Grd Ch Belmark Close Encounter
Stud Dog Class 4th, BISS Am/Can Ch Barwood Sound Sensation
Award Of Merit, BISS Grd Ch Belmark Close Encounter
and congrats to: Trevanne's Heavenly Joy (Ch Sony daughter)
for winning Best In Futurity!
Thanks to judges: Greg Speeks - Futurity
Yvonne Samuelson - Bitches
Ellen Worthington - Breed
 Most importantly I would like to thank:
Bev Klassen, Hannah Campbell, Karen Linkletter and Tracy Gensler, for all their help in my absence this year.

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This site last updated on: December 5th 2016
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Bella Thompson
De Graff, Ohio
(937) 585-4818
belmark@embarqmail.com

Member of:

Miami Valley Shetland Sheepdog Club
American Shetland Sheepdog Association
 
 

 

 

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promoting the betterment of the breed through careful planning
and a commitment to the dogs that we love, past-present and the generations to come_

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