Ch. Mistel's Doomsday Defense WAC

(Ch. Sequoia’s Trader Vic x Ch. Mistel’s Arfin’ Annie)

Moe was the pick black male from a litter by Bob and Nancy Vandiver in 1979.

Moe went on to become our first champion.

 

 

 
Ch. Merrimac's Doomsday Shake WAC

(Ch. Mistel’s Doomsday Defense WAC x High Time's Rebecca)

Shake became our second champion.

 

 

Merrimac’s Grande Larceny

(Ch. Mistel’s Texas Driller x Ch. Merrimac's Doomsday Shake WAC)

Lacey was an exquisite bitch with beautiful shoulders and was an AKC champion producer.

 

 

Ch. Merrimac’s Shanghai Red WAC

(Ch. Bikila’s Jet Setter of Marks-Tey x Merrimac's Grande Larceny)

Shanghai was proud, bold, confident, handsome, gentle…everything in one box.

It was an honor when Shanghai took RWD from the Bred By Exhibitor
class at the San Diego National under the late breeder judge Tommie Jones.

 

 

Merrimac’s Pickpocket

(Ch. Mistel’s Texas Driller x Ch. Merrimac's Doomsday Shake WAC)

Picket was a substantial bitch with a gentle soul who did not care for the show ring.

Picket became one of the foundation bitches of our breeding program and was also the dam of
Top 20 BIS BISS Ch. Merrimac's Shoot-Em-Up LC-10D.

 

 

Ch. Merrimac's English Ice

(Ch. Trump's Wheel of Fortune of Le-High x Merrimac's Pickpocket) (DOB: 8/6/1990)

 

 

Merrimac's Arctica V Trump CDX CGC TDI

(Ch. Trump's Wheel of Fortune of Le-High x Merrimac's Pickpocket) (DOB: 8/6/1990)

 

 

Merrimac's Shakedown with Nikki McClendon
Merrimac's Shakedown

(Ch. Mistel's Texas Driller x Ch. Merrimac's Doomsday Shake)

Burp was the much loved companion, friend, and protector of Diane Jackson.

~ 11/25/1987 - 12/1999 ~

 

 

Top 20 BIS BISS Ch. Merrimac’s Shoot-Em-Up LC-10D

(Ch. Glen Coe’s Armani x Merrimac's Pickpocket)

Encie was a lovely red bitch that at
months old took my breath away.

~ 8/10/91 - 2/14/2002 ~

 

 

Merrimac's Sweet Cheeks

(Ch. Empire's Apollo V Barney CD x Merrimac's Pickpocket)

Chika was a lovely pointed black bitch with a beautiful profile, and she was an AKC champion producer.

 

 

A birthday party for Silk
Merrimac's Sweet Inspiration CD CGC TT LC-10D

(Ch. Empires Apollo v Barney x Merrimac's Pickpocket)

Silk was owned and greatly loved by Cheryl Hartman.

~ 7/19/93 - 6/27/2004 ~

 

 

Merrimac's Jitterbug

(Ch. Bikila's Qanah of Marks-Tey x Merrimac's Sweet Cheeks)

 

 

Ch. Merrimac's Start Me Up

(Ch. Bikila's Qanah of Marks-Tey x Merrimac's Sweet Cheeks)

Mick had excellent shoulders and wonderful bone and substance.

Mick was the sire of multiple AKC champions including a BIS Top 20 Competitor.

Mick was owned by Julie Moore.

 

 

Merrimac’s Too Hot Brazil

(Ch. Kai Esa II Son of a Sailor x Top 20 BIS BISS Ch. Merrimac’s Shoot-Em-Up)

Anna produced Ch. Merrimac's Red Rickshaw WAC, Ch. Merrimac's Babalu, and Ch. Merrimac's Viva Valencia WAC.

 

 

Ch. Merrimac's Morpheus at Midnite

(Ch. Merrimac's Start Me Up x Ch. Merrimac's Babalu)

Morpheus was owned and loved by Viola Galicki.

 

 

 
Ch. Merrimac's Red Rickshaw WAC

(Ch. Merrimac’s Shanghai Red WAC x Merrimac’s Too Hot Brazil)

Rikki was a beautiful red bitch with a bubbling personality and an outstanding AKC champion/DPCA ROM producer.

 

 

Ch. Merrimac's Babalu

(Ch. Gemrose Cavelier V Promise x Merrimac’s Too Hot Brazil)

Darla was a gorgeous black bitch, who I co-owned with Chris and Barbara McBirnie.

From her only litter Darla produced four AKC champions including an AKC Best in Show/DPCA Top 20 finalist.

 

 

Merrimac's Romeo

(DOB: 7/14/1997)

(Ch. Bikila's Qanah of Marks-Tey x Merrimac's Sweet Cheeks)

Romeo is pictured above living life to the fullest with his family at 12 1/2 years of age!
Pedigree

 

 

Merrimac's Little Deuce Coupe

(DOB: 7/14/1997)

(Ch. Bikila's Qanah of Marks-Tey x Merrimac's Sweet Cheeks)

Cooper is pictured above eager to assist her owner Kathy Stegall.
Pedigree

 

 

 
 
Ch. Merrimac's Titania Mania
(DOB: 11/24/2001)

(Ch. Merrimac's Start Me Up x Ch. Merrimac's Babalu)


Tallulah finished her AKC Championship with 3 majors at 15 months old.

She is the dam of six AKC champions and two DPCA ROM recipients.

She was owned and loved by Julie Moore, and she was bred by and co-owned by Nikki McClendon.
 
Pedigree 

 

 

 
Ch. Merrimac's Nova Nike CDX RA
(DOB: 11/24/2001)

(Ch. Merrimac's Start Me Up x Ch. Merrimac's Babalu)


Nike was both beautiful and talented.

She was a DPCA Top 20 Obedience finalist in 2007, and she was owned and loved by Brenda Lunsford.
Pedigree 

 

 

Ch. Merrimac's Viva Valencia WAC LC-10D

(Ch. Gemrose Cavelier V Promise x Merrimac's Too Hot Brazil)

Valencia was a lovely black bitch with clean, beautiful lines.

Not only was she an AKC champion producer, but in her senior years she loved being a nanny to the new litters that came along, as pictured above.

~ 11/16/98 - 7/14/09 ~

 

 

   
Cody

(Ch. Gemrose Cavelier v Promise x Merrimac's Too Hot Brazil)

Pictured above at 11
½ playing with his littersister, Nikki.

Cody was dearly loved and treasured by his owner and will be greatly missed.

~ 11/16/98 - 3/23/11 ~

 

 

~ Pictured above just before her 13th birthday ~
   
Merrimac's LaBamba LC-12D

(Ch. Gemrose Cavelier v Promise x Merrimac's Too Hot Brazil)

Nikki was a very sweet girl, who loved being with her family and playing at the beach.
Nikki passed away in August. She was owned and dearly loved by Kevin and Mary Bradshaw.

She brought so much to their lives and them to hers. They loved her so. What a great girl she was!

~ 11/16/98 - 8/11/11 ~

 

 

(November 24, 2001 - April 12, 2012)

Top 20 BIS BISS AOM Ch. Merrimac's Poseidon on Board LC-10D

(Ch. Merrimac's Start Me Up x Ch. Merrimac's Babalu)

Poseidon was standard size with beautiful bone and substance, exceptional front assembly, dark almond eye, good topline
and tailset, wonderful movement, and a great temperament. He was a #4 Black, BbDd, OFA hips excellent, and vWD clear.

Poseidon is the sire of multiple AKC champions and a DPCA ROM recipient and the grandsire of several AKC champions, including an AKC Grand Champion.


Poseidon was bred by Nikki McClendon and was co-owned by Sara Casper and Nikki McClendon.

See more of Poseidon on his own page.
Pedigree

 

 

Ch. Merrimac's Gentleman Jim

(Ch. Mariah's Monogram v Koepsel LC-13D x Ch. Merrimac's Titania Mania)

~ 10/13/2004 - 6/30/2013 ~

"
Rod Humphries of Bikila/Marks-Tey just had to have "J.J." who was a look-a-like great grandson of his homebred Ch. Bikila's Qanah of Marks-Tey,
who finished at 11 months; was an Award of Merit winner at 16 months at the 1996 National; and was paternal grandsire of Poseidon.

Being an author/sportswriter, Rod named him "J.J." after the famous 19th century world
heavyweight boxing champion, James John ("Gentleman Jim") Corbett, or J.J. Corbett.

J.J. also finished at 11 months but was never specialed and was used only sparingly at stud. J.J. still had great impact
with his limited offspring, including 2012 National Award of Merit winner, Ch. Bikila's Wisteria of Merrimac Marks-Tey."

- Rod Humphries

See J.J.'s litter HERE.
Pedigree

 

 

June 2010
April 2013
Selkie and her owner Kathy McLemore achieving her MACH

Dual Champion
Ch. MACH Merrimac's Irish Selkie VCD2 GO RE MX MXS MXJ MJS NJP XF CGC ROM

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

~ 12/4/2003 - 7/10/2013 ~

Selkie was bred by Nikki McClendon, and she was owned and loved by Kathy McLemore, DVM.

She was an AKC Champion, a DPCA Top 20 Obedience finalist in 2010, a DPCA ROM recipient,
and she became a Dual Champion in April 2013, achieving her AKC MACH at 9 years of age.


Watch the video of Selkie making the run that finished her MACH HERE... be sure your volume is turned up.
(Video courtesy of Kathy McLemore and Karol Woodward)

Selkie earned a vast array of titles in her career including:
MACH, CGC, NJ, NA, OA, OJ, AX, AXJ, MX, MXJ, NF, OF, XF, CD, CDX, TD, RN, RA, RE, VCD1, VCD2, WAC, ROM
(VCD= AKC Versatile Companion Dog - for earning titles in obedience, agility, and tracking at increasing levels of difficulty.)


No one could have loved her more or given her more opportunity to be all that she could ever be than Kathy.
Selkie's joy at being by Kathy's side when she achieved her MACH shone through for all to see.
Pedigree

 

 


Ch. Madori's Nevada V Merrimac CGC


(Madori's M C Slammer x Madori's Gucchi Regina)

~ 11/16/08 - 7/17/13 ~

Turner was owned and dearly loved by Pat Goodale and co-owned by Nikki McClendon.

Red #7, bbDD, no dilution, heart echo normal September 2011

Turner was handled to his AKC championship by Nikki.

Turner earned his AKC Canine Good Citizen title, working together with Pat.

Pat and Turner were best buddies. The memories and joy of his companionship, love, and
loyalty will always be his special gift to Pat... never forgotten. He was a true gentle giant.
Pedigree

 

 

Merrimac's Stone Atlas BFL-1

(Top 20 BIS BISS Ch. Merrimac's Poseidon on Board LC-10D x Ch. Merrimac's Viva Valencia WAC LC-10D)

~ 3/8/2004 - 12/17/13 ~


Sake was owned and loved and will be greatly missed by Cheryl Hartman.
Pedigree

 

 

Rita and Nikki winning the 12-18 month AOAC
class at the 2005 DPCA National Specialty
 
Ch. Merrimac's Margarita Run
with her son Ch. Merrimac's Blue Moon Run WAC
and Ch. Merrimac's Viva Valencia WAC
2008

 

Ch. Merrimac's Margarita Run

~ 10/13/2004 - 9/17/2014 ~

(Ch. Mariah's Monogram v Koepsel LC-13D x Ch. Merrimac's Titania Mania)


Rita was a beautiful red bitch with gorgeous bone and substance.

As a puppy, Rita took first place in her 12-18 month old AOAC class at the 2005 DPCA Specialty show, breeder/owner handled by Nikki McClendon.
She took Best in Sweepstakes and Best Puppy in Show wins, as well, en route to finishing her AKC Champion.

Bred only twice, producing a total of 7 puppies, she is the dam of one Multi-Group Placing AKC Bronze Grand Champion,
one Group Placing AKC Champion/DPCA WAC, another who is AKC pointed, and another who has earned numerous performance titles.

She is the granddam of 12 AKC Champions.

Rita was owned and loved by Nikki McClendon.
Pedigree

 

 

"Hugs for Therapy Dog Dylan"
Pat Katayama, March 2013
Dylan at the county library participating in the 'Paws to Read' program.
2010
Dylan at home in the yard
2010

 

UCDX Intl & Natl Ch JHA RBIS Merrimac's Cowboy Up CDX RAE CGC

(Ch. Merrimac’s Morpheus At Midnight x Merrimac’s Backstreet Girl)

~ 7/25/2005 - 10/22/14 ~

Dylan was bred by Nikki McClendon, and he was owned and dearly loved by Pat Katayama.

"In addition to working in the show ring, Dylan excelled at being a Pet Therapy dog.  Always a gentleman, he
offered joy and comfort to all he visited.  He was my companion, family, and my heart.  Dylan will be truly missed."
- Pat Katayama
Pedigree

 

 

March 2013

 

Merrimac's Andromeda LC-11D

~ 3/8/2004 - 4/13/2015 ~
Red/Rust

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

Andie was a beautiful red girl, owned and loved by John and Sharon Robertson.

"We got our first Doberman in 1972 as a pet, then we gradually got into showing until we retired. I am so glad that we went to you to get Andie.
She was one of the best Dobermans we ever had. We took her with us whenever we traveled. Thank you, Nikki, for a great dog!" ~ Sharon & John
Pedigree

 

 

December 2009
 
January 2011   January 2011

 

Ch. Merrimac The Agean CDX RE CGC TDI BFL-1 LC-11D

~ 3/8/2004 - 6/11/2015 ~
 Black/Rust

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

Gus was a beautiful dog with excellent bone and substance, outstanding movement, and a great temperament.
Gus was a #4 Black, BbDd, OFA hips good, vWD clear, and he is the sire of a Multi-Group Placing AKC Grand Champion.
Gus was owned and greatly loved by Vernon and Dana Brown, and he was bred by and was co-owned by Nikki McClendon.

At 7 years old, Gus achieved both his CDX and his RE titles in three straight shows at the Heart of the Plains Cluster in Lubbock, TX, in September 2011!

"It is with great pleasure that I share the news that Ch. Merrimac the Agean CDX RE CGC TDI BFL-1 LC-10L now becomes LC-11L.
Gus turned 11 yesterday (3/8/2015) and I am so proud of my big boy. In addition to showing in conformation, obedience, and rally,
Gus was also trained to pull a cart and competed as a draft dog! He did hate agility but enjoyed tracking and was an awesome therapy dog.

"Most importantly he has been my best buddy and boon companion! What more can you ask of a dog, of a Doberman??

"I would like to thank Nikki McClendon for breeding this boy and for allowing me to have him in my life!!" ~ Dana Brown
Pedigree

 

 

Merrimac's Amarula CGC TDI LC-10D

~ 10/13/2004 - 7/25/2015 ~
Black/Rust

(Ch. Mariah's Monogram v Koepsel LC-13D x Ch. Merrimac's Titania Mania)


"This is RASCAL. Vernon's beautiful baby girl. She has been a treasure, coming to us at a time when we needed her most!" ~ Dana Brown

Rascal was owned and loved by Vernon and Dana Brown.

 

 

May 19, 2012
Montana with Reggie McIntyre
May 19, 2012
Montana with the McIntyre family
May 19, 2012
July 16, 2013

 

Mistel's Montana Merrimac LC-11D

(Ch. Cambria's Cavalleria LC-10D x Ch. Merrimac's Titania Mania)


~ 10/29/2003 - 8/6/2015 ~

Montana was bred by Bob Vandiver. He was owned and greatly loved by Reggie McIntyre and family.

"His favorite place was my lap. Never far from my side. Wish we could have had a few more years with my old bud. Miss my buddy." ~ Reggie McIntyre

 

 

Merrimac's Temptation V Brachmar

~ 1/13/2011 - 2015 ~

Black/Rust


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

Baron loved his home on the ranch in Belleville with Parviz and Shima. 
Pedigree

 

 

 


Multi Group Winning, Group Placing
Ch. Excel's Texas Ride V Merrimac

~ 4/19/2005 - 12/2015 ~

(Ch. Merrimac's Start Me Up x Excel's Calandie V Merrimac AKC Major Ptd.)

Tacoma was owned and loved by Viola Galicki and co-owned by Nikki McClendon.
Pedigree

 

 

Indy with his family
2012
Merrimac's Run Like The Wind

~ 10/19/2007 - 1/16/2016 ~
Black/Rust


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

Indy was bred by Nikki McClendon and was owned and loved by Todd and Tasha Tyner.
Pedigree 

 

 

 
Congratulations to Winnie, owner/handler Nikki McClendon, and breeder Rod Humphries on receiving
an Award of Merit at the 2012 DPCA National Specialty under breeder judge Mrs. Connie Alexander!!!
Winnie going WB/BOW under judge George Murray for a 4 point major to
finish her AKC Championship at the DPC of Indian Nation in Tulsa, OK!

 

AOM Ch. Bikila's Wisteria of Merrimac Marks-Tey

~ 2/4/2008 - 5/2016 ~

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



                                      · Black #4, BbDd
                                      · OFA Hips Excellent
                                      · March 2011 - Heart Echo Normal (Dr. Sonya Gordon, Texas A&M)
                                      · October 2012 - Heart Echo Normal (DPCA National Clinic)
                                      · PDK4 Gene Mutation Test - Negative
                                      · NT-proBNP = 210 pmol/l


Winnie was bred by Rod Humphries.

She was owned and loved and was handled to her AKC championship and her DPCA Award of Merit by Nikki McClendon.

Winnie is the dam of two AKC Grand Champions (one of whom is also a BISS winner), three AKC Champions,
and three performance title achievers from two litters and a total of ten puppies.


See Winnie's 2013 litter HERE.

See Winnie's 2012 litter HERE.
Pedigree

 

 

Merrimac Da-Doo-Run-Run
(DOB: 10/19/2007)

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

Patti was bred by Nikki McClendon and is owned and loved by Marcia Harvey.

Red #7, bbDD, no dilution
OFA hips excellent
Thyroid normal
vWD carrier
OFA heart clear

From her only litter, Patti is the dam of one MBISS AKC Grand Champion, two AKC Champions, and three who have earned performance titles!

Click here to see photos of this litter!
Pedigree

 

 

August 27, 2015
Pari celebrating her 12th birthday
Pari celebrating her 11th birthday on August 27th, 2014!!!
She gathered her bones and stacked them herself, then posed for her official birthday photo!
Pari keeping warm
(Pictured at 10 years young - November 2013)
8 years, 9 months
May 2012
Pari... 13½ years... she gave so much to all who loved her, and she leaves behind a beautiful legacy.

She will never be forgotten.

Pari owned and loved Gary and Sara Casper, and they loved and treasured her beyond words.

 

Ch. Paradigm Parasol LC-13D

~ 8/27/2003 - 2/22/2017 ~

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

Pari was a lovely bitch with an exceptional front assembly and topline.

From her only litter, Pari is the dam of one AKC Champion/DPCA AOM recipient, another who is AKC major
pointed/DPCA WAC, another who is AKC multi-pointed, and another who has earned numerous performance titles.

She is the granddam of one BISS AKC Grand Champion, one AKC Grand Champion/DPCA WAC,
nine AKC Champions, five others who are performance titled, and one who has her Therapy Dog certification.

She is the great granddam of new generations currently showing, finishing, and being beloved companions to many.

Pari owned and loved Gary and Sara Casper.

See Pari's litter HERE.
Pedigree

 

 

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!!!

 

 

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