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. We have bred and or owned 52 American Champions, 51 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!

And please don't forget to check all the links at the bottom of each and every page.
Thanks for visiting with us.

UPDATES




Thanks to all for a great Fall Gathering!


We are celebrating our 9th Homebred Champion for 2014 (11th bred or owned)
Ch Belmark Waiakea Ticket Holder, (Mikey son)  thanks to owner Cathy Ann Moon.
Our 8th finishing on Oct 2nd; Ch Belmark Star Crossed, (Tsuki daughter)
Congrats to owners Sharon Schutte and Becky Bucata
Featured here is our 7th Ch Belmark Grand Design "Grant" finishing on Sept 21st.
 

 

SHOW NEWS

10/26/14 Big news this weekend: In the north; It is now American AND Canadian Ch Belmark Larceny "Larson" and Can Ch Belmark Thrill A Minute "Knickers", big thanks to handler Bev Klassen for these fabulous wins on these two young dogs. Knickers will also be coming home bred to Am/Can Ch Attridge Windy City ROMC we are so excited! Then here at home, Krissy and I went to a UKC show on Friday to socialize a few puppies and have a day of fun. Krissy put points on her puppy Belmark Pompeii "Pipi" who showed well and then Belmark Counting Stars "Misha" was Best of Breed at both shows and Group 1st and 4th. Not bad for her first show experience, she was showing beautifully as well by the end of the day. Then at the Delaware OH shows on Saturday Belmark Kickstart "Beckam" was WD and our six month old baby Belmark Hear Me Roar "Roary" was WB and BW for her first point and then she did it again on Sunday for a total of 3 points, so happy for a nice successful weekend!

 9/27/14 it was a great day for both Am Ch Belmark Larceny "Larson" and Belmark Thrill A Minute "Knickers" in Canada with handler Bev Klassen. They are now up to 7 and 8 points respectfully, and totally out of coat for these wins. We are so happy as they near their Canadian Championships. Big thanks to Bev for all their wins!!

9/21/14 We celebrate 2 new American Champions today, At the Iowa City SSC Can Ch Belmark Ya Given Me Fever "Fever" goes WB and BW under breeder judge Lisa Graser for one bitch shy of a major. At the PM show Belmark Grand Design goes WD, BW for the cross over major to finish, and "Fever" goes WB to finish as well under breeder judge Kathy Ryan!! What an exciting, wonderful day, thanks to all our supporters.

9/7/14 Belmark Ya Given Me Fever "Fever" wins WB and BW at the Clermont County shows, thanks to judge Sandy Wheat, major broke by one dog, but we will take it..... just a few singles to go!!

9/6/14 Belmark Off Broadway "Gatsby" goes WD, BW and BOB over two specials!! Big thanks for handler Julie Grandquist for taking him on, and congrats to owner Eileen Sims.

8/31/14 Belmark Ya Given Me Fever "Fever" is n a roll she went WB, BW and BOS this weekend both days at Grey Summit MO, we are so pleased with this little darling. She is up to 9 points both majors!!! and not to be outdone Belmark Flash Mob "Vinnie" was WD on Sunday as well with handler Julie Grandquist in MI, he is up to 10 points!!!

8/24/14 We are pleased to announce that Belmark Thrill A Minute "Knickers" was best of winners under Peggy Gutierrez-Otero for 2 points in Canada. And kennel mate Am Ch Belmark Larceny "Larson" was best of winners under Conny Gutierrez-Otero for 2 points. Big thanks to handler and friend Bev Klassen for the expert care and handling. 

8/17/14 Belmark Flash Mob "Vinnie" does it again, picking up another two points going WD and BOW both Saturday and Sunday in WI with Handler Julie Grandquist, Thanks to her for the wonderful care and handling.

8/17/14 Belmark Crystal Bluesman “Polo”, Am/Can Ch Belmark Lo And Behold ROM ROMC x Belmark Swiss Miss, went WD and BOW at the WASSA specialty under David Calderwood, and then went on to WD the next day under Judge Barbara Wright at the CSSA regional specialty, and WD under Joann Pavey the following day. We are so proud of this 7 month old puppy, what a way to finish his Canadian Championship and all under breeder judges. Congrats to owner Fred Fang!

8/10/14 Belmark Off Broadway "Gatsby" goes WD and BW on Saturday and WD on Sunday for another 2 points. He now just needs 3 singles to finish. We are so excited as he is now on 12 pts both majors. Congrats to new owner Eileen Sim on her boy. 

8/2/14 Belmark Flash Mob "Vinnie" goes WD and BW for 2 more points. Thanks to handler Julie Grandquist for the great handling, he looked beautiful. We are just taking him back out after a yea's hiatus, hoping he finishes soon.

ASSA NATIONAL 2014


                                                                 Can Ch Barwood Belmark Top Notch

BISS Am/Can Ch Barwood's sound Sensation
Wins Award of Merit at the ASSA National at just barely a year of age!
Results Futurity: 9-12 month Puppy Dog; Belmark Quantum Of Solice -2nd
and Belmark Kickstart -4th
6-9 month Puppy Bitches; Belmark Call Me Maybe -3rd
9-12 month Puppy Bitches; Ch Belmark Flower Girl -4th
Results Regular Classes: 9-12 month AOAC Puppy Bitches; Belmark Constellation -1st
Open Black bitches; Belmark Ya Given Me Fever -1st
Open Blue bitches: Belmark Star Crossed -2nd
Making The Cut in the breed Ring; Ch Belmark Close Encounter, Ch Belmark Sticker Shock
and last but not least with an AOM win Ch Barwood Sound Sensation
Thanks to judges Sheila Monks - Futurity, and Nioma Coen - Bitches and all our friends
 and supporters that made this National outstanding. Most importantly our great team of
Bev Klassen, Hannah Campbell and Karen Linkletter!

For more show updates please click here!!

 

This site last updated on: October 30h 2014
Last updated pages: Show For Sale, Rising Stars

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We are proud to announce that our whole property is now fully fenced in.
 

 
Bella and George Thompson
De Graff, Ohio
(937) 585-4818
belmark@embarqmail.com

Member of:

Miami Valley Shetland Sheepdog Club
American Shetland Sheepdog Association
 
 

 

 

We pledge to;
Uphold the values and standards set forth by the AKC,
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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Because of our dedication and accomplishments in this breed we have been awarded the title below


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