Happiness Country Kennels
Quality Pet Care and Training Since 1981


5815 Mission Road

Sunol, CA 94586      

Between Fremont and Pleasanton

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Karen bred and showed her Sheltie, CH TopnOTCH Conrad ByGeorge UD to his CH/UD. He was the 99th Sheltie to receive both a Championship and Utility Obedience title.

Sincere thanks and acknowledgments to Karen's good friend, Pat Mahoney who talked her into showing Conrad in conformation at the age of eight years and to David and Sylvia Calderwood that also put some of his CH points on him. Karen showed Conrad to completion when he was 9½ years old.

Karen TenEyck D'Augusta actively participates in the American Shetland Sheepdog Association, where she was a Board Member for a two year term. She also belongs to the Shetland Sheepdog Club of Northern California and was past president for 3 years.

Ms. D'Augusta has trained for the Santa Clara Dog Training Club in San Jose, CA. In 1987, Karen started her own training center at Happiness Country Kennels, in Sunol, CA. She now offers group classes on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, with private lessons to students that are in her classes.

Our Trainers

Karen TenEyck D'Augusta is actively involved in the sport of dog Agility, Conformation and Obedience. She has trained, exhibited, and judged dogs for the past 30 years. Karen is a licensed American Kennel Club Judge for all Agility and Obedience classes.

Karen started early in life training dogs in 4H with her first dog,, a Shetland Sheepdog, Tiny Lady CDX. She trained with Canine Caper 4H Club in Littleton, CO for about eight years. She actively participated in different classes including Obedience, Jr. Showmanship, Trick and Costume.

In her years of teaching obedience and agility, Karen has managed to find time to train and show her own dogs. She has put the following titles on different dogs:

1 CH       Champion Dog                      Conformation
10 CD     Companion Dog                     Obedience
5 CDX     Companion Dog Excellent      Obedience
3 UD       Utility Dog                             Obedience
3 NA       Novice Agility Jumpers           Agility
2 OA       Open Agility Jumpers             Agility
2 AX        Excellent Agility                    Agility
2 AXJ      Excellent Agility Jumpers       Agility
2 MX       Master Agility                        Agility
1 MACH  Master Agility Championship  Agility
1 MXJ     Master Agility Jumpers           Agility
3 RN       Rally Novice                          Rally
2 RA       Rally Advanced                      Rally
1 RE       Rally Excellent                       Rally