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). We have been very successful through the years and have the honor of having All breed, Best In Show Winners, Reserve Best in Shows, Specialty Best In Show winners and ASSA National winners with a couple RWB, a RWD, Best In Futurity, Runner up to Best in Futurity, and numerous Award of Merit winners. We strive to produce dogs that adhere to our breed Standard, and are 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, 2015 and 2016 tied in 2014. We have bred and or owned 96 American Champions, 69 Canadian Champions and have many others pointed and nearing their Championships.
“Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.”


We attend shows just about every weekend, our dogs are well socialized, of the utmost quality, health tested and much loved. Please take the time to get to know us better; don't forget to check all the links at the bottom of each page. Thanks for visiting with us.


Bode and his descendants, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th generation.
Above from left to right:
Am/Can Ch Belmark Lo And Behold ROM ROMC,
GCH Am/Can Ch Belmak Give Me Chills,
Am/Can Ch Attridge Pearls Of Wisdom,
Belmark Atari Am pts, Ch Belmark Drum Roll Please ASSA RWD,
Belmark Casana Am/Can pts



3/25/18 Belmark Powder River Prowess was WD both yesterday and today at the St Louis SSC under judges Denise Cornelsson and Debbie Wyman for his 3rd Specialty majors, he is now on 12 points! and Belmark Memories on Tap "Nina" her first time in the ring was WB and BW for 5 point major!!!!

3/18/18 On Thursday at the Kentuckiana Cluster Belmark Bring On The Rain "Bianca" was WB BW for 2 points under Houston Clark. And the following day was WB, BW and BOB over lovely specials for a 4 point major at the KY SSC for a BISS under breeder judge Amy Massey! Then today Belmark Suntime Kissing Strangers "Kate" was WB and BW for a 4 point win and Ch Belmark Stone Cold Sober "Nolan" was WD to finish!!!!

3/11/18 At Kansas City MO this weekend We had a great time at this lovely cluster. Ch Belmark Road Less Traveler "Journey" was WD under Marjorie Tuff at the specialty for a 5 point major. Belmark Just Breath was WB and BW under Yvonne Defrietas for a 5 point win, Belmark Stone Cold Sober was WD for another 5 points at the specialty and the All-Breed as well. BISS GCH Ch Belmark Tarantino "Quentin" was select at the specialty under Marjorie and won Breed today and Group 2!

2/25/18 Our sweet boy Belmark Stone Cold Sober "Nolan", went out for the first time with co-owner Kathy Wilkins, and won a specialty 5 point major going WD BW in Tallahassee FL. Big thanks to judges Mark Lucas and

3/4/18 We had a good time in Tallmadge OH this weekend. Belmark Powder River Prowess, a Notch son was WD and BW both days to bring him to 6 points. And Belmark Berry Me was WB today or her first point. Not to be outdone Belmark CU on the Flip was WD for a 4 point major!

2/18/18 We had a great weekend at the COSSA specialties. On Saturday Belmark Road Less Traveled was WD and BW under breeder/judge Sue Christie for a major, He then took another specialty major reserve the next day. Also Belmark Suntime Kissing Strangers "Kate" at her first ring debut was WB and BW on Sunday and then also Reserve. Not bad with such stiff competition this weekend. But better yet it is now Ch Belmark Ozark Crest One Of A Kind "Louie" finishes on the 16th going WD and BOS at the Des Moines SSC for his 4th Major. Big congrats to co-owners Paul and Karen Hannah who have him in the top standings with a Group 1 and Group 4 from the puppy class on his way to his Championship. This Sony son out of a Keaton daughter will be lots of fun!

2/11/18 We had a wonderful time at the Indianapolis IN shows. Ch Belmark Drum Roll Please, was select each day for a major so he is now on 12 points 4 majors, his first weekend out as a special. Ch Kensil's N Belmark Ecstacy, was BOS Friday to Sunday as a move up, she has 6 points towards her Grand. Not to be outdone Belmark Just Breath "Riley" was WB for a major on Saturday out of the 6-9 month class. And our other puppy co-owned with Paul and Karen Hannah, Belmark Ozark Crest One Of A Kind was WD and BW on Friday and Saturday for his second and their majors, This "Sony" son only needs a single to finish!!!!!

2/4/18 We had a good weekend in Washington PA, at the Three Rivers SSC. On Saturday we started the day with "Nolan" Belmark Stone Cold Sober going Runner Up to Best In Sweeps, Then our sweet girl; Kensil's N Belmark Ecstasy "Sadie" was WB and BW under breeder judge Ellen Worthington for her last needed major a 4 point! She is now Ch Sadie and it gave her sire "Keaton" an ROM!! As if that was not enough, on Sunday "Linus" Belmark Powder River Prowess (by Ch Notch) was WD his first weekend out for a 4 point major under breeder judge Amy Massey. Congrats to his owner Cheryl Krajcar. BISS GCH Ch Belmark Country Lane Confetti was select both days in stuff competition for 5 points each time. Good weekend.

1/28/18, We decided to make the trip to Erie PA even though we only had 2 dogs to show and had a great time. BISS GCh Ch Belmark Country Lane Confetti, was BOS both days and Belmark Atari was RWD and WD, BW on Sunday. He is now on 11 points both majors. He is not yet in full coat but we will hope to finish him on this coat yet.

1/21/18 We had fun at our first show back of the year. At Novi MI on Thursday; Belmark Road Less Traveled, was WD and BW followed by WD on Friday to minor out. Not to be outdone, BISS Ch Belmark Country Lane Confetti won everyday, going BOB on Saturday to finish her Grand Championship in short order.

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Bella Thompson
De Graff, Ohio
(937) 585-4818

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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