Her son "Jimmy J," Ch. Lamars In It To Win It, Award of Merit winner at the Redwood Empire Mastiff Club Specialty, Award of Excellence 2007 AKC Eukanuba show. And # 6 of the Top Ten Mastiffs in the U.S. 2006 & 2007. Jimmy has taken the year 2008 & 2009 off of the show circuit being shown only a limited number of times.
Now Jimmy is the sire to a National Specialty winner Lamars Belles Super Star " Star" won winners bitch at the 2009 Mastiff Club of America Specialty, and a Group placing bitch Ch.Lamars Locked N Loaded at Bluelead co-owned by Rosie & Darwin Dickson.
We have new rising stars coming up on the horizon including " Vivala" Lamars Livin La Vida Loca of Southport just to name one. . " Vivala" won Grand Sweepstakes winner at the 2009 Specialty and 1st runner up in the Tournament of Champions. She won 2nd runner up in Tournament of Champions in 2010. Vivala also won the BOS Collar award for the MCOA. Vivala aquired her Championship from the 6-9 puppy classs beating Special bitches for points and finishing going BOB over 5 top ranked Specials UNDEFEATED in the classes! Vivala is now a Silver level Grand Champion and a Mother.
My husband Eric and I have been married for 47 years. We have three grown daughters, five grandchildren consisting of three boys and two girls with a grandson "Aiden" just born in Norway. Two of our daughters and their children live in Idaho, my oldest daughter with my granddaughter just moved to Florida. We belong to the Mastiff Club of America I am currently the Vice President where we have been members in good standing since 1992 .
I have served back to back terms in 2002 for a total of 4 years including being past Ethics Chair. My husband Eric and I have both been presented with many coveted MCOA Service Awards for our contributions to the MCOA Club. Most recently 2012 both of us were honored again. Many thanks to our friends and collegues.
We also belong to the Redwood Empire Mastiff Club since 1991. I have served on the board of directors in many capacities with the Redwood Empire Mastiff Club currently serving as Vice President . I have also been involved with numerous regional specialty shows, serving as the Show Chair for our regional specialty on Oct 20, 2007.
My friend Carrie and I with Carrie doing all the work are the breeders of the Meagles the research breeding that resulted in our Meagles and the discovery of the marker for PRA. it is a Dominant gene no now we have a blood test to determine if your dog has PRA or not so we will never have to have that in our Breed again if Breeders are deligent. Many thanks to the MCOA the generosity of our Club members and all the hard work of the PRA Comittees also.
We are slowing down in showing take time out for cruises to Alaska including a zip line experience that was awesom !!! Traveling to see the kids in idaho and working around the ranch. We have a few up and coming stars and will be showing and breeding on a limited basis now.
We are in our new home we recently built in Brentwood, CA on a 10 acre apricot orchard. You can see the construction progress on our Camp Lamars page. Our motto is "Mastiffs are like potato chips you can't have just one." We are a testament to that fact, we started with a beautiful big, redhead named "Brandon"we currently have a total of 12 .
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