Happiness Country Kennels
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.
KAREN TENEYCK D'AUGUSTA, LEAD TRAINER
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