Site updated 10/16/08
cannot do a Kindness too soon, for you never know how soon will be too late"
Ralf Waldo Emerson
Grace is now
Ch.Shakira's Heaven Sent
owned & bred by
Grace is a second
generation, home bred girl and did beautifully in the ring. Gaining her first
point April 20,2008 and finished
Grace was beautifully handled from start to finish by Viva Ridderhoff,
Bee-Tex KC - Judge Dr. Alvin
Winners Bitch/Best of
Winners /Best of Breed
Beaumont KC - Judge Mrs. Paula
Winners Bitch/Best of
Winners/Best of Breed
Macon KC - Judge KeKe Kahn - 3
Dylan & pups 6/06
This is what we are all about -
family and our dogs.
and daughter ,CC
Katie x Gun Litter 8/07
We have new Dane
Kalena del Piccolo
Shakira's Angus de
Therapy Dog of the Year!
We are ever so
proud of him and his mama Joy!
a small, family kennel devoted to our dogs. It is truly a family affair, with my
husband ,sons and I, all being an integral part of raising our dogs. We strive for not just
beautiful dogs but healthy, long-lived, intelligent companions! We have puppies
in homes that are therapy dogs ,others are working on obedience, agility &
We are much
more concerned with finding life-long ,loving homes for our puppies than to have
our puppies in a 'show' home. A dog is a life long commitment, showing is
such a small part of that lifetime, that we will place those that have the
references and shown to be committed homes at the top of our lists rather than a
novice home that is 'interested' in showing. Showing is a fun extra, just
the icing ,not the cake!
We have chosen
to import our dogs or have dogs from imported stock very simply because we love
the style. Very much like Levis and Wranglers, some people love one -others
couldn't be without the other! There are differences from American bred compared to their European counterparts
but it is all a matter of personal preference, there is no right or wrong as
long as the dogs meet the standard of the breeds. All of our imported dogs are
out of champion lines. We do show some of our dogs on a limited basis as we can
due to job constraints and expenses.
No matter where
you get your puppy , please always do your research by going to the breeds'
parent club site, ask lots of questions and make sure that the parents have the
appropriate health checks for their breed . There is never a reason why copies
of this documentation cannot be shared. A pretty price tag does not guarantee a
healthy, happy dog but buying a lesser dog at a savings will many times come at
a greater cost.
can help at all please feel free to contact me.
832 731 8902
Laura Makela and Fin. Ch. BISS Chalernon Athos, 'Hemmo' for allowing me use your
weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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