February 2020

 

Bikila's Wilhelmina of Merrimac Marks-Tey LC-12L
(DOB: 2/4/2008)

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


~ Happy 12th Birthday, sweet Willa!!! ~

See more of Willa HERE!

 

 

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Photo taken 10/18/2019

 

Award of Merit
Multi Best of Breed Winning, Group Placing
Ch. Merrimac's Blue Moon Run WAC LC-12L

(Top 20 BIS BISS AOM Ch. Merrimac's Poseidon on Board LC-10D x Ch. Merrimac's Margarita Run)
(DOB: 10/19/2007)

~
Happy 12th Birthday, Big Blue!!! ~
Moving a little slower now and gray muzzled, but still the King of our mountain.

 

 

October 2015
Teyla in the Specials ring at the 2015 DPCA National Specialty in Pennsylvania, handled by Ms. Vicki Seiler.
3/30/2019 - Teyla and Ron earning her new PACH
2019
Teyla at seven and a half years young
July 2017
July 2017
July 2017
July 2017
July 2017
July 2017
October 2015
Teyla, A.K.A. Bird, and Ron competing in Agility at the 2015 DPCA National Specialty, where Teyla qualified in 4  out of the 6 runs they made.
Teyla going BOW to finish her AKC championship at 13 months old under judge Mary Anne Brocious
January 6, 2013
February 2015
~ "The Bird" is flying high after capturing her first AKC Agility title! ~
Teyla A.K.A. "The Bird"
January 2014
Christmas 2012
From the 9-12 Puppy class, Teyla going Best of Breed over specials (and picking up her first major)
under judge Mary Anne Brocious!!!
Teyla, her first time in the show ring, going BOW under judge Ms. Rita J. Biddle
October 2012
Teyla having fun in the snow with her buddies Chuck and Ember
December 2012

 

Best of Breed Winning
AKC Dual Champion

AKC/UKC Ch. MACH PACH Merrimac's Fire Moon MXS MJS MXP3 MXPB MJP3 PAX OF CGC TDI RS-O GS-O JS-E
(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 is 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
Pedigree

 

FLASH!!!

3/30/19 - At 7.5 years young, Miss Bird/Teyla is still flying high!!!

Teyla earned her AKC PACH and PAX on the same day - 3/30/19!!!
She earned numerous other titles throughout the last year, as well!!!

Congratulations to Miss Bird and owner/trainer Ron Siwecki!!!

PACH - Preferred Agility Champion
PAX - Preferred Agility Excellent

 

 

Miles and Nikki took a 5 point Major under judge
Dana Cline to finish his AKC Championship
6/4/19 - Miles (pictured right) going WD for a 3 point Major, handled by
his breeder Nikki McClendon, along with his littermate Gemma (left),
who went BOW for a 3 point Major, handled by Dylan Kipp Keith.
6/9/18
Miles pictured at 13 months old taking
back-to-back BOW, handled by Nikki McClendon!
Miles pictured at 9 months old, going BOW under judge Mrs. Cathy De La Garza
Miles pictured going WD at 6 months, 5 days old

 

Ch. Merrimac's Worldwide Adventure v Kasmarie CGC
(DOB: 5/6/2017) Black/Rust Male

(Ch. Merrimac's Star Alliance x
AOM GCh. Merrimac's Charge It CAA RATI RATO WAC)

Miles was bred by Sam Starteri and Nikki McClendon.
He is owned and loved by Brandon Miles, and he is co-owned and handled by Nikki McClendon.
Pedigree

 

FLASH!!!

6/7/19 - Miles finished his AKC Championship taking a 5 point Major under judge
Dana Cline at the Lake Charles, LA, shows, handled all the way by Nikki McClendon!!!


Miles finished with 3 Majors and 19 points!!!

Congratulations to
New AKC Champion Merrimac's Wordwide Adventure v Kasmarie CGC,
owners Brandon James and Nikki McClendon,
and co-breeders Sam and Ali Starteri and Nikki McClendon!!!

6/4/19 -Miles went WD for a 3 point Major!!!

4/19/19 - Miles went WD for a 4 point Major!!!

 

FLASH!!!

6/10/2018 - Miles went RWD under judge Ms. Elizabeth Muthard at the Calcasieu Kennel Club show in Lake Charles, LA!!!

6/9/2018 - Miles went BOW for 2 points under judge Mr. Charles Olvis at the Calcasieu Kennel Club show in Lake Charles, LA!!!

6/8/2018 - Miles went BOW for 2 points under respected breeder judge Mr. Robert Vandiver at the Acadiana Kennel Club show
in Lake Charles, LA!!!

6/7/2018 - Miles went RWD under judge Dr. Michael Woods at the Acadiana Kennel Club show in Lake Charles, LA!!!

2/24/2018 - Miles went BOW at 9 months old under judge Mrs. Cathy De La Garza at the San Jacinto Kennel Club show in Pasadena, TX!!!

12/1/2017 - Miles went RWD under respected breeder judge Mr. Norm Kenney at the DPC of Houston Specialty show in Conroe, TX!!!

12/1/2017 - Miles went Best Puppy in Specialty Sweepstakes under esteemed breeder judge Ms. Linda George
at the DPC of Houston Specialty show in Conroe, TX!!!

11/12/2017 - Miles went RWD and Best Puppy under judge Col. Joe B. Purkhiser at the Galvonston Kennel Club show in Beaumont, TX!!!

11/11/2017 - In only his second time in the ring, at only six months old, Miles went WD for his first 2 points under judge Ms. Denise Dean
at the Cypress Creek Kennel Club show in Beaumont, TX!!!

Miles also earned his AKC Canine Good Citizen title!!!

 

 

Merrimac's Sunshower
(DOB: 8/16/2018) Red/Rust Female

(Ch. Merrimac's Red Rock For Mi Casa x Ch. Merrimac's Blue Valentine)


Sunny was bred by and is owned, loved, and handled in the show ring by Nikki McClendon.
Pedigree

 

FLASH!!!

3/2/2019 - Sunny went WB from the 6-9 Puppy class for 2 points under
judge Mr. Jim Moses at the Baytown Kennel Club show in Crosby, TX!!!

 

 

4/23/19 - Ruger went WD from the 6-9 Puppy class under judge
Lloyd Graser, handled by his breeder Nikki McClendon
4/23/19 - Ruger (pictured left) with
his breeder/hanlder Nikki McClendon
Ruger with his friend, Abby

 

Merrimac's After Midnight
(DOB: 8/16/2018) Black/Rust Male

(Ch. Merrimac The Agean CDX RE CGC TDI BFL-1 LC-11D x Ch. Merrimac's Borgata for Mi Casa)


Ruger is owned and loved by Vicki David.
He was bred by and is co-owned and handled in the breed ring by Nikki McClendon.
Pedigree

 

FLASH!!!

4/6/19 - Ruger went WD from the 6-9 Puppy class under judge
Lloyd Graser Jr. at the Fort Bend Kennel Club show in Rosenberg, TX!!!

2/24/19 - Ruger went RWD from the 6-9 Puppy class under judge
Mrs. Robin Hug at the San Jacinto Kennel Club show in La Porte, TX!!!

 

 

 

Kasmarie's Destined For Adventure V Merrimac CA BCAT
(DOB: 5/6/2017) Black/Rust Female

(Ch. Merrimac's Star Alliance x AOM GCh. Merrimac's Charge It CAA RATI RATO WAC)


Gemma was bred by Sam and Ali Starteri and Nikki McClendon.

She is owned and loved by Sam and Ali Starteri,
and she is handled in the breed ring by Nikki McClendon.
Pedigree

 

FLASH!!!

2/24/19 - Gemma went BOW for 2 points in just her second show under judge
Mrs. Robin Hug at the San Jacinto Kennel Club show in La Porte, TX!!!

2/23/19 - Gemma went RWB under judge Mrs. Jean Cave Pero
at the San Jacinto Kennel Club show in La Porte, TX!!!

 

 

May 14, 2018
1/12/2019
Strife went BOBOH and then took an OH Group 2!!!
Congratulations, Ashley and Strife!!!
"Thank you so much, Nikki McClendon, for trusting
me with the most amazing dog I've ever known.
He is my best friend."
~ Ashley Townsend, November 12, 2018
Novmber 11, 2018 - Strife going BOW for 2 points to finish his
AKC Championship under judge Mr. John Wade, handled by Ms. Paula Hall
November 8, 2018 - Strife going WD for a 3 point Specialty Major under
respected breeder judge Ms. Alisa Brotherhood, handled by Ms. Paula Hall
November 2018
Strife and owner Ashley Townsend
7/22/2018 - Strife going BOW for
2 points under respected breeder
judge Ms. Alisa Brotherhood, handled
by his breeder Nikki McClendon!!
7/21/2018 - Strife going BOW under judge Mr. Charles Trotter, handled
by Ms. Paula Hall!!
5/14/2018
Strife going Best Opposite Sex over a Special under
judge James Moses, handled by Ms. Paula Hall!!!
4/22/2018
Strife and owner Ashley Townsend
4/21/2018
Strife going BOW for a Major under judge
Ms. Lew Olson, handled by Nikki McClendon.
October 2017
Strife going WD under respected breeder judge Mrs. Judith A. Brown
February 2018

 

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

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


March 2018:
Holter Normal
vWD clear
OFA Hips Good
OFA Elbows Normal
Red #7 bbDD
Full Dentition

Strife is owned and loved by Ashley Townsend.
He was co-bred by Thomas Luft and Nikki McClendon.
Strife is handled in the breed ring by his breeder, Nikki McClendon, and Ms. Paula Hall.


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

See more of Strife HERE.
Pedigree

 

FLASH!!!

1/13/2019 - Strife went BOBOH under judge Mrs. Wendy Willhauck
at the Corpus Christi Kennel Club show in Sinton, TX!!!

1/12/2019 - Strife went BOBOH under judge Mr. Yuri F. Pastor and then took
an OH Group 2 at the Corpus Christi Kennel Club show in Sinton, TX!!!

Congratulations Ashley and Strife!!!

11/12/2018 - Moving up to Breed competition, Strife went Select Dog under judge
Mrs. Cindy Stansell at the Colorado Springs Kennel Club show in Pueblo, CO, handled by Ms. Paula Hall.

 

FLASH!!!

11/11/18 - Strife went BOW for 2 points to finish his AKC Championship under judge
Mr. John Wade at the Colorado Springs Kennel Club show in Pueblo, CO, handled by Ms. Paula Hall!!!

Thank you to judge Ms. Lew Olson and breeder judge Ms. Alisa Brotherhood for
awarding Strife his major wins and to all the judges that recognized this handsome boy!!!

Congratulations to
New AKC Champion Ch. Merrimac's Golden Nugget For Mi Casa CGC TKA,
owner Ashley Townsend, handlers Nikki McClendon and Ms. Paula Hall,
and breeders Nikki McClendon and Thomas Luft!!!

11/8/18 - Strife went WD for a 3 point Specialty Major under respected breeder judge
Ms. Alisa Brotherhood at the DPC Rocky Mt Area in Pueblo, CO, handled by Ms. Paula Hall!!!

7/22/2018 - Strife went BOW for 2 points under respected breeder judge
Mrs. Alisa Brotherhood at the Galveston Kennel Club show in conjunction
with the Houston World Series of Dog Shows in Houston, TX,
handled by Nikki McClendon!!!

7/21/2018 - Strife went BOW for 2 points under judge Mr. Charles Trotter at the Beaumont Kennel Club show
in conjunction with the Houston World Series of Dog Shows in Houston, TX, handled by Ms. Paula Hall!!!

June 2018 - Strife earned his AKC Achiever Dog Certificate!!!

5/14/2018 - Strife went
WD en route to Best Opposite Sex over a Special under judge James A. Moses
at the Coronado Kennel Club of New Mexico show in Albuquerque, NM, handled by Mrs. Paula Hall!!!

May 2018 - Strife earned his AKC Advanced Trick Dog Title!!!
Congratulations to Strife and owner/trainer Ashley Townsend!!!

4/22/2018 - Strife went RWD under judge Mr. Ralph (Sonny) Ambrosio
at the D'Arbonne Kennel Club show in Bossier City, LA!!!

4/21/2018 - Strife went
BOW for a 3 point Major under judge Ms. Lew Olson at
the Shreveport Kennel Club show in Bossier City, LA, handled by Nikki McClendon!!!

April 2018 - Strife earned his AKC Novice Trick Dog title!!!

Congratulations to Ashley Townsend and Strife for a great day at Hobbs New Mexico Kennel Club, February 2!!!
Owner-handling for RWD her first time in the ring!!!!
Great job Ashley!!!

10/15/2017 - Strife went WD under breeder judge Mrs. Judith A. Brown
at the Tyler Texas Kennel Club show in Canton, TX!!!

10/14/2017 - Strife went WD under judge Mr. Alberto Berrios
at the Tyler Texas Kennel Club show in Canton, TX!!!

10/8/2017 - Strife went RWD under judge Cathy De La Garza
at the Greater Humble Area Kennel Club show in Humble, TX!!!

9/23/2017 - In his show ring debut, Strife went
Reserve to a 4 point Major under judge Dr. Gerard C. Penta
at the Austin Kennel Club show in Dripping Springs, TX, handled by his breeder, Nikki McClendon!!!

"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

 

 

Darla with her buddy, Ch Merrimac's Diamond Gold
August 2017
8 weeks 8 weeks

 

Merrimac's Night Fever
(DOB: 2/9/2017) Black/Rust Female

(Ch. Merrimac's Gold Card x Ch. Merrimac's Blue Valentine)


Darla is owned and loved by Jennie Williams, and she is co-owned and handled by her breeder Nikki McClendon.

 

FLASH!!!

2/18/2018 - Darla went WB under breeder judge Mr. Edd Bivin at the West Texas Kennel Club show in Midland, TX!!!

2/17/2018 - Darla went RWB under judge Dr. Donald A. Gill at the Big Spring Kennel Club show in Midland, TX!!!

2/15/2018 - Darla went WB under judge Mrs. Nancy D. Simmons at the Big Spring Kennel Club show in Midland, TX,
handled by her breeder/co-owner Nikki McClendon!!!

 

 

Merrimac's Kodachrome O'Millerdobes
(DOB: 2/9/2017) Red/Rust Male

(Ch. Merrimac's Gold Card x Ch. Merrimac's Blue Valentine)

Flash is ownded and loved by Becky Carney Miller.
He was bred by and is co-owned and handled by Nikki McClendon.

Hips OFA Excellent
DCM1 Negative
DCM 2 Negative
vWD Clear
Pedigree

 

 

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