Welcome to the new DSKDogs.com!

...web home of Dog Sports at Kim’s, the premier place for competitive and family dog training in St. Louis, Mo., and Metro East/Southern Illinois. 

 

At Dog Sports at Kim’s, we believe every dog can be a champion, and

every champion should be a well-behaved and well-mannered member

of the family. 

 

DSK is filled with people who love dogs, and love to train their dogs. We invite you to take a cyberstroll through our website and see if you’d like to join our community – a place where we work and play with our dogs, always with a single goal in mind, teaching you to...

Bring out the best in your dog!

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Including schedule updates, new classes, weather postponements, upcoming trials, and all other DSK news...

Meet Kim Berkley

"I love helping people learn to be

successful with their dogs,

passing on what I’ve learned..."

News You Can Use:

 

DSK DOGS ROCK:

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Congratulations to Patty Schneiderjohn

and her talented GSDs!

 

Tica was named Agility Victrix at the

German Shepherd Dog Club of America's 2021

National Specialty in mid October. Tica won every Standard and Jumpers run over the two days of competition! 

Patty's seven-month-old puppy, Pyxis, also distinguished himself, in Scent Work, at the National, earning his novice containers title and taking first place in

the third leg of the competition.

Outstanding work, ladies and gentleman!

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Special congratulations to DSK’s own

Nancy Curtis and Stryker, winners of the

AKC Rally National Championship in Wilmington, Ohio.

What an amazing team.

We are proud of you, Nancy and Stryker! 

Photo credit © American Kennel Club

BULLETINS:

NEW AGILITY FOUNDATION CLASS

WITH JOANNE BOCKHORN!

 

Two class days & times for your convenience

Develop strong agility foundations with a focus on the important skills needed to navigate an agility course safely and confidently, all while learning the joy of this team sport! 

 

Class exercises are puppy safe and fun for all, as dogs learn to be confident and motivated around the equipment while still maintaining focus on their handlers. Classes include flat work exercises, build value and drive, and begin building the skills necessary to navigate the obstacles safely.

 

Dogs and handlers will enjoy a positive, fun atmosphere. Come join us! 

Click here to enrol!

Check out the 2022 event schedule at DSK!

Private Agility Lessons

with Sue Phillips!

Expand your agility skills at the Master/Excellent,

Premier, and International levels. 

$40 per half-hour lesson

Accepting Master/Excellent-level handlers

Call or text Sue at 314-303-7674

or email her at MSP@htc.net

Dog Sports at Kim's

apparel is now available!  

Click here to order your long-sleeved 

T shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, 

short-sleeved Ts,

women's and youth shirts,

V necks & more!

DSK Border Collies swept the top three spots in this year's AKC Rally National championship in Wilmington, Ohio! The winning team was

Stryker and Nancy Curtis. Kim Berkley and Zayne finished right behind them in second place, with Avery Adams and Spark taking third. 

Huge congrats on an outstanding showing! 

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Photo credit © American Kennel Club

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Dog Sports at Kim’s

is offers dog grooming,

including nail trims!

Our groomer, Morgan Kramer, was graduated from the

Hair of the Dog grooming academy in 2017.

Morgan is experienced in grooming a wide variety of breeds.

Click here to call Morgan (at 618-267-2009), or click here to email her, with questions, or to set up your appointment.

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Check out all the DSK Dogs Rock! posts by clicking here.

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Huge congratulations to Patty Schneiderjohn and Oshie, who shone at the 2020 German Shepherd Dog Nationals in Springfield, Ill., in mid October. Oshie won the Utility and Open B obedience classes on Friday and High Triple Q in rally as well as High Combined. She also finished first in Utility B and fourth in Open B on Thursday. With the highest combined total over the two days of GSD-only obedience, Oshie also captured the Strickland Challenge Award.

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Oshie competed over eight days in agility, scent work, obedience, rally, and versatility conformation sweeps classes and won the versatility competition. She completed three excellent scent work titles (containers, interiors, exteriors) and her obedience OM3.

Patty also showed Tica in advanced scent work, winning High in Trial the first day. By the end of day 3, Tica had notched advanced titles in containers, interiors, and exteriors. 

In agility, Tica posted her eleventh double Q plus some single Qs and won the top 20 competition.  

Way to shine, ladies! 

Huge congratulations to Kim Berkley,

RACH Rapideye All Fired UpUDX10 OGM RM3 RAE4 HSAd HSBd HXAds HXBd MXG PAD MJG PJD MXP3 MXPB PADP MJP3 MJPB PJDP PAX MXF MFPB TQXP T2BP2) with a 197.5. Zayne also tied for fifth place in Open B with a 197, while Beckett (OTCH MACH RACH Crossroad Polesitter Always UDX4 OM6 RM2 RAE2 MXB MJB NF) tied for sixth in Utility B with a 196. 

Kim went into Sunday's taxing obedience competition having already spent Saturday running Zayne and Rev in the Westminster Master Agility Championship. In the most competitive 20-inch class, Zayne QQd and finished 15th in a field of 102, while Rev QQd and finished 30th. 

What a weekend! Way to make us proud, Kim! 

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who took Westminster by storm this past weekend, shining in obedience and agility across a grueling schedule of showing three dogs all day Saturday and Sunday. 

Kim won two placements in the ultracompetitive Master Obedience Championship, finishing fourth in Utility B with Zayne (OTCH3 MACH2 RACH Norwood Color Me Zayne UDX3 OM6 RM2 RAE2 HSAd HSBd MXS PAD MJS PJD MFB TQX T2B2) with a 198, and fourth in Open B with Rev (OTCH7 HC MACH3 PACH

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Huge congratulations to DSK instructor Nancy Curtis and OTCH Stryker, who reigned supreme in obedience at the 2019 Border Collie Nationals in November,

winning High in Trial and

High Combined. Stryker also finished his OTCH at the Nationals, on November 3rd. 

What a grand achievement! 

OTCH Norwood's Owl Love Ewe Like Crazy UDX PT RAE OA OAJ

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Patty Schneiderjohn & Oshie 2018 GSD Nat

Wondering how to get started at DSK?

It's the easiest thing in the world. Just dive in by enrolling in any of these intro-level courses!

JUST FOR PUPS & BEGINNERS

 

Monday 8 pm -- Beginning Agility with Christina Ward

 

Tuesday 10 am -- Puppy/Beginning Obedience with

Joanne Bockhorn

Tuesday 12 pm -- Foundation Agility with Joanne Bockhorn

Tuesday 6 pm -- Beginning Agility with Patty Schneiderjohn

Wednesday 6 pm -- Beginning Agility with Patty Schneiderjohn

Wednesday 8 pm -- Puppy/Beginning Obedience with

Joanne Bockhorn

Thursday 1 pm -- Beginning Agility with Nancy Curtis and Patty Schneiderjohn

Saturday 10 am -- Beginning Agility with Patty Schneiderjohn

Saturday 11 am -- Beginning Obedience with Patty Schneiderjohn

Saturday 3:30 pm -- Beginning Agility with Cindy Simpson ​

AGILITY

Monday 8 pm -- Beginning Agility with Christina Ward

Tuesday 12 pm -- Foundation Agility with Joanne Bockhorn

Tuesday 6 pm -- Beginning Agility with Patty Schneiderjohn

Wednesday 5 pm -- Foundation Agility with Joanne Bockhorn

Wednesday 6 pm -- Beginning Agility with Patty Schneiderjohn

Thursday 1 pm -- Beginning Agility with Patty Schneiderjohn

Saturday 10 am -- Beginning Agility with Patty Schneiderjohn

Saturday 3:30 pm -- Beginning Agility with Cindy Simpson ​

OBEDIENCE

Tuesday 10 am -- Puppy/Beginning Obedience with

Joanne Bockhorn

Thursday 9 am -- Novice Obedience with Kim Berkley

 

Saturday 11 am -- Beginning Obedience with Patty Schneiderjohn

RALLY

Thursday 1 pm -- Novice/Intermediate Rally with April Adams

SCENT WORK

Monday 10 am -- Intro to Odor with Patty Schneiderjohn

Saturday 9 am -- Intro to Odor with Patty Schneiderjohn

 Click here

to register!