|Stella's female puppy from her first litter began her show career in May of 2004. She was eight months old and went Best of Variety in Sweepstakes at the Golden Gate Dachshund Club Specialty show.|
The next month Bella won Best of Variety at the Contra Costa Kennel Club dog show and went on to win Puppy Hound Group ONE the next day at the same show.
|Later in the summer, in August, Bella won Winner's Bitch and Best Opposite Sex to Breed at the Gold Country Kennel Club in Grass Valley California.|
finished her championship in February of 2005 at the age of 17 months under
Breeder Judge Phyliss Rosinsky. In this photo she is accompanied by her owner, Charlene Kirkland.
|Bella received a prestigious AWARD OF MERIT from Judge Dr. Robert Berndt at the Contra Costa Dog Show in Pleasanton Califoria in February of 2005. Here she is being handled by Vicki Ronchete of Braveheart Dog Training|
|At the Golden Gate Kennel Club in January of 2010 under Judge Maryanne Alston Bella went Best Opposite Sex handled by her co-owner Charlene Kirkland.|
|On 5/29/10 under Monica Canestrini Bella gets points towards her Grand Championship title by being chosen SELECT Bitch at Placerville, California.|
|On 5/23 10 BELLA receives her first points towards becoming a GRAND CHAMPION by Dr. James Edwards at the Coyote Hills Kennel Club show in Vallejo, California|