12/9/2016 - "Merry Christmas Nikki, Took Fiona to our local college library as part of our
pet therapy program to help "destress" the students during finals week. Many of the students had
to pet the "doberman in the sweater" and were amazed at how sweet and calm she is." ~ Pat Katayama
June 23, 2015
"Fiona was on the front page of the local newspaper doing her pet therapy visit
at the local library. the children like to read to the 'Doberman'." ~ Pat Katayama
"Fiona is now certified as a Pet Therapy dog in our county. She is at the library with a
child reading to her. Surprisingly, many of the children wanted to read to 'The Doberman'."
September 2014
"Fiona finished her UD at North Arkansas Kennel Club trials with 2 first place wins plus the NEW title. I was so very proud of her."
Pat Katayama - July 29, 2013
Fiona earning the last two legs of her AKC UD title.
July 2013
"Happy Easter!" ~ Pat Katayama, March 2013
March 24, 2012
Fiona earning her AKC Graduate Open title
March 24, 2012!
Fiona with the medallion she won finishing her CDX with a First Place at Tupelo, MS.
2011
2010

 

U-CDX Bikila's WhyNot of Merrimac Marks-Tey UD GN GO VER RAE
(DOB: 2/4/2008) Black/Rust

(Ch. Merrimac's Gentleman Jim x Ch. Paradigm Parasol LC-13L)

Fiona is a lovely black bitch full of personality. She is owned and loved by Pat Katayama.

"Fiona finished her UKC CDX this weekend in Jacksonville. She surprised me with a few new tricks and variations on her exercises.
She can be such a character sometimes. Now she has a new title in front of her name!!" ~ Pat Katayama, September 2014


"Fiona finished her Obedience Versatility Title in Little Rock today with a Second Place. She showed "Happy" and looked good.
We are going to try Barn Hunting next, vermin hunting is right up her alley!" ~ Pat Katayama, March 2014

(AKC's Versatility Title: "Six exercises will be performed: two each from the Novice, Open, and Utility classes. For the purpose of this class,
 scent dicrimination articles 1 and 2 will be considered as a single Utility exercise. The letters VER may be added after the name of each dog that
has been certified by two different judges to have received qualifying scores in Versatility classes at three licensed or member obedience trials.")


"Fiona finished her UD at North Arkansas Kennel Club trials with 2 first place wins plus the NEW title. I was so very proud of her." ~ Pat Katayama, July 2013

"Fiona is now an AKC CDX!!!  She finished this title in Tupelo, MS, this past weekend. For this title she earned two third place wins and one first place.
It was a pretty stressful time for the both of us as she struggled with new exercises, but she held it together and earned her new Open title!
I was very proud of her." ~ Pat Katayama, September 2011

"Fiona had a good year, earning 6 new titles. Of all the times she showed, we placed in the top 4, 78% of the total.
Not bad for a 'green' dog. I am very proud of her." ~ Pat Katayama - 2010
Pedigree

 

 

~ "The Bird" is flying high after capturing her first AKC Agility title! ~
Teyla A.K.A. "The Bird"
January 2014
February 2015

 

Best of Breed Winning
AKC/UKC Ch. Merrimac's Fire Moon AX AXJ NF CGC TDI
(DOB: 11/29/2011) Red/Rust

(Ch. Merrimac's Blue Moon Run WAC x Bikila's Wilhelmina of Merrimac Marks-Tey)


Teyla was bred by Nikki McClendon. She is owned and loved by Ron and Denise Siwecki, and she was handled in the AKC show ring by Ms. Vicki Seiler.

Teyla finished her AKC championship at 13 months old in a total of 13 shows with three majors, multiple Reserves to majors, and a Best of Breed win over specials.

Special thanks to judges Mary Anne Brocious, Roger D. Gifford, and Karen Martin for awarding Teyla her majors.

Teyla also went Select for her first major toward her AKC Grand Championship before taking a break from the Breed ring to head to the Agility course.

In May 2013, Teyla passed her AKC Canine Good Citizen and Therapy Dog International tests to become Ch. Merrimac's Fire Moon CGC TDI!

"This last weekend, Miss Teyla got her NA (Novice Agility) Title. She's having a great time." ~ Ron Siwecki, September 2014

Watch for Teyla at the 2015 DPCA National in Agility with Ron and in the Specials ring with her good friend, Vicki Seiler!


See more of Teyla
HERE.
Pedigree

 

FLASH!!!

June 2015 - Teyla continues to soar, picking up her Agility Excellent and Excellent Agility Jumper titles (AX, AXJ)!!!

"Miss Teyla, or now Miss Bird, earned both titles in June on very difficult courses. She is really a good girl, and we love her to pieces." ~ Ron Siwecki

2/14-15/2015 - "There was a local UKC show in the area this weekend, so we decided to enter Bird.

Well, she did really well. In Friday and Saturday shows (2 per day), she took four Group 1's and a Best In Show.
That gave her enough points for her Championship. So now she is AKC/UKC Ch. Merrimac's Fire Moon OA OAJ NF CGC TDI." ~ Ron Siwecki

Congratulations to Teyla, a.k.a. Bird, and owners Ron and Denise Siwecki on her new UKC Championship and on earning her new AKC Agility titles!!!

 

 

November 2015
Merrimac's Mafia Run CGC CD RE MX MXJ MXP2 MXPB MJP2 MJPB NF
(DOB: 10/19/2007) Black/Rust


(Top 20 BIS BISS AOM Ch. Merrimac's Poseidon on Board LC-10D x Ch. Merrimac's Margarita Run)

Vito is a beautifully balanced, athletic dog and a wonderful companion.
Vito is owned and loved by Vicky David and was bred by Nikki McClendon.
Pedigree

 

FLASH!!!

March 2016 - Congratulations to Vito on his new Master Bronze Agility Preferred (MXPB)
and Master Bronze Jumper with Weaves Preferred (MJPB) titles!!!

November 2015 -  Vito continues to roar through the Agility courses and has earned numerous new titles!!!

In addition, Vito has qualified for the 2016 AKC National Agility Championships to be held in Tulsa, OK!!!

Congratulations to Vito and owner Vicky David on all of their success!!!

 

   

Scout earning her CGC December 16, 2012 at 11 months old.
Merrimac's Song Sung Blue CGC
(DOB: 1/5/12) Black/Rust

(Ch. Merrimac's Blue Moon Run WAC x AOM Ch. Bikila's Wisteria of Merrimac Marks-Tey)


Scout is owned and loved by Shaun and Mandy Jenkins.

Scout passed her Canine Good Citizen test on December 16, 2012, earning her CGC title at 11 months old!!!
Pedigree

 

 

October 2016
15 weeks
20 weeks
20 weeks

 

Merrimac's Hard Rock For MiCasa
(DOB: 1/29/2016) Black/Rust Male

(Ch. Draggins Brass Ricochet for Mi Casa x Ch. Merrimac's Lady Moonlight)


Wally is owned and loved by Marc Daniluk and family. He was co-bred by Thomas Luft and Nikki McClendon.

"Wally is two weeks into basic obedience. He can heel, sit, lay, stay, spin, roll over." - 20 weeks old
Pedigree

 

 

Christmas 2016
Strife and his buddy, Kira
   
July 25, 2016 July 25, 2016 Strife graduating from
Puppy training class
July 25, 2016

 

Merrimac's Golden Nugget For Mi Casa CGC
(DOB: 1/29/2016) Red/Rust Male

(Ch. Draggins Brass Ricochet for Mi Casa x Ch. Merrimac's Lady Moonlight)


Strife is owned and loved by Ashley Townsend. He was co-bred by Thomas Luft and Nikki McClendon.

Congratulations to Strife on earning his AKC Canine Good Citizen title!

"Strife finished puppy class and got lots of compliments on his temperament from the trainer. We start intermediate training tonight.
Started learning to swim so we can do dock diving foundation work. He isn't a very strong swimmer yet, but he definitely enjoys
the water. After his intermediate training (6 weeks) we can start training for his CGC." ~ Ashley Townsend, July 25, 2016
Pedigree

 

  

Jessi on vacation with her family
September 2012
Merrimac's Blue Angel
(DOB: 1/5/2012) Black/Rust

(Ch. Merrimac's Blue Moon Run WAC x AOM Ch. Bikila's Wisteria of Merrimac Marks-Tey)


Jessi is owned and loved by Kevin and Mary Bradshaw.
Pedigree

 

 

2012 Holly with Indy
2012
2012 2012
2012 2012
January 18, 2013
12 months

 

Merrimac's Carolina Blue
(DOB: 1/5/2012) Black/Rust

(Ch. Merrimac's Blue Moon Run WAC x AOM Ch. Bikila's Wisteria of Merrimac Marks-Tey)

Holly was bred by Nikki McClendon, and she is owned and loved by Todd and Tasha Tyner and co-owned by Nikki McClendon.

Wishing Holly and her family all the best as they relocate out of state in 2013!
Pedigree

 

 

Eli with his buddy, Tondi, in Colorado
September 2014

 

Merrimac's Imagination V Brachmar
(DOB: 1-13-2011) Black/Rust

(GCh. Alpha's The Conquistador RA ROM TDI x Merrimac Da-Doo-Run-Run)


Eli is owned and loved by Garry and Molly Bolyard.

 

 

May 9, 2012
5 months old

 

Merrimac's Full Moon
(DOB: 11/29/2011) Red/Rust


(Ch. Merrimac's Blue Moon Run WAC x Bikila's Wilhelmina of Merrimac Marks-Tey)

Spock was bred by Nikki McClendon and is owned and loved by Eloise Behrends.
Pedigree

 

 

February 2012
Brachmar's Flirtation V Merrimac
(DOB: 1-13-2011) Black/Rust

(GCh. Alpha's The Conquistador RA ROM TDI x Merrimac Da-Doo-Run-Run)


Aston is owned and loved by the the Pierce family.
Pedigree

 

 

June 28, 2016 May 15, 2016
June 28, 2016  May 15, 2016 

 

Merrimac's Palazzo For MiCasa
(DOB: 1/29/2016) Red/Rust Female

(Ch. Draggins Brass Ricochet for Mi Casa x Ch. Merrimac's Lady Moonlight)


Ruby is owned and loved by Afton Call and family. She was co-bred by Thomas Luft and Nikki McClendon.
Pedigree

 

 

October 2016
Merrimac's Fenix For MiCasa
(DOB: 1/29/2016) Red/Rust Female

(Ch. Draggins Brass Ricochet for Mi Casa x Ch. Merrimac's Lady Moonlight)


Fenix is owned and loved by Mike and Kacee Martinez. She was co-bred by Thomas Luft and Nikki McClendon.

"Fenix still has tons of energy and from the time she wakes up til the the time she goes to bed, her speed is 100 miles an hour :o)
Fenix still loves to cuddle and at night we make her sleep at the foot of the bed, but by morning she ends up between us." ~ Mike Martinez
Pedigree

 

American Kennel Club Titles Explained:
http://www.akc.org/events

 Doberman Pinscher Club of America WAE/ROM information:
http://dpca.org/awards/wae/index.php

 

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