When searching for a dog training school in Houston or surrounding areas, you want a Houston dog trainer with good experience. Professional handler Martin Bell trained hunting dogs in his youth, and his accomplishments as a professional handler, as well as those of Shelly Bell, show Shelmar Kennels can provide the training your dog needs.
Winner Cocker National Championships 2008
Photo: Martin and NFC/FC Shelmars Rudh Lowarn 'Lucy'
- Certificate of Merit 2000 Cocker National
- 2nd & 4th Placements 2003 Cocker National
- 3rd Place 2004 Cocker National
Top Professional Handler Accomplishments
- 1999, 2002 & 2004 Top Professional Handler in the U.S. for English Cocker Spaniels
- 1998, 2003 High Point Cocker Puppy
Major Field Trial Accomplishments
- Over 100 open all-age and 50 puppy stake points accumulated for two consecutive years 2003 & 2004
Field Trial Champion Accomplishments
- 12 English Cocker Field Trial Champions in 6 years
- 2 English Springer Spaniel Field Trial Champions in 2 years
- Retired Heart of Michigan English Cocker Spaniel Club Top Field Trial Handler Challenge Trophy September 26, 2004 (3 wins needed by the same handler to retire trophy)
- Martin has trained 11 dogs (both Springer's and Cockers) that their respective owners/handlers have handled to Field Champion status including 2 High Point Amateur dogs.
Shelly Bell accomplishments
- Shelly has titled 2 Junior Hunters, 2 Senior Hunters and 1 Master Hunter during the winter of 2003 and spring of 2004.
- We have won 60 Field trials in the last 8 years. We have well over 200 placements.
Now we are all about obedience training your dog – it's our greatest accomplishment yet!Our only focus now having retired from field trialing – is obedience training for dogs in the Houston Texas area. We love what we do – we are here to help you and have the necessary experience to achieve your Houston Dog Training Goals.
We have trained and instructed nationally competitive Handlers to win with their own dogs at amateur and professional status level. This experience gives us the ability to teach YOU how to correct your wayward pup.