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The Sheltie is a "watch" dog, not a guard dog; nor is it visually frightening. It will bark at intruders, but after giving warning, may either retreat or escort them though your house. 
 
 

 

        

Congrats to above Performance Home Bred puppies and their wonderful owners. To many more titles.

 

From: J W [mailto:@gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 9:47 AM
To: Kim Pike
Subject: Sheltie Testimonial

 After several disappointing experiences with other breeders, Kim was a breath of fresh air.  Not only was she prompt to respond to our letters with multiple questions, she was a great guide through out the process of adopting our gorgeous and lovable Sheltie.

It was a pleasure to get to know how knowledgeable, caring, very ethical and over all, Kim is a very nice person.

 We had an amazing experience in our adoption process and as a result, we have an adorable puppy that we love very, very much!

A few additional comments: first, if we are going somewhere, we need to allow extra time, because people stop us all of the time and express their admiration for our puppy. Secondly, we wish he would grow slower :-). 

We HIGHLY recommend Kim for anyone who would like to adopt a healthy, intelligent, gorgeous puppy, that will fill your life with so much joy, and in the process have an experienced, very ethical and knowledgable breeder and  beautiful human being inside and out. 

April 13, 2016   I was just about to catch up on some emails. He got all "A's" from the vet. He said he could be 35 - 40 pounds, based on his bone structure, paws etc. he weighs 9 pounds +  and he does like shoes.

Did you say he likes shoes??? Shoe nirvana!

May 9th

Hi Kim, thanks for the note. He's doing great! Nearly potty trained. First weekend with no accidents.

 

 From: PH [mailto:.net]
Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 10:07 AM
To: kmshelties@gmail.com

Subject: Keeper got RN We will keep on training till next title maybe RE or AKC Rally or maybe CD Thanks for a great smart dog

From: P H [mailto:.net]
Sent: Sunday, May 15, 2016 1:31 PM

To: kmshelties@gmail.com
Subject: Keeper Kim just a note to let you know keeper got her UKC Rally Obedience Title this weekend Best class was sat she got second place out of twelve entry's

: Keeper Sat AM First Best Female Best of Winners Best of Breed Group Forth. Sat PM First in Class Best Female Best of Winners Group First Best of Breed Sat Showing Two Females Two Males Sun AM First Place Best Female Best of Winners Sun PM First Place Be UKC Champion

From: P H [mailto:st.net]
Sent: Sunday, May 10, 2015 4:19 PM
To: kmshelties@gmail.com

Subject: Keeper Kim Just a note to let you know how Keeper is doing went to four UKC Shows this weekend Sat afternoon We Got a Best Of Breed Photo enclosed and if my points are right we got our UKC Title this weekend at four shows everyone loved her she is a love

 From: P H [mailto:.net]
Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 4:35 PM
To: kmshelties@gmail.com

Subject: Keeper , Just a note to let you know how Keeper is doing She has adjusted very well the first week I walked her on a lead in the yard now she can go up and down steps and goes out by her self while I stand by the door to watch her she comes when called a wondeful girl.

From: P H [mailto:t.net]
Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 11:35 AM
To: kmshelties@gmail.com

Subject: Review for KM Shelties I Would Like To Say This About Buying A Puppy From Kim She Was Great To Deal With. I Have Had Shelties For Over 40 Years And Have Seen One (dog) So Happy Taking A New Puppy And Shipping It to A New Home And All She Wants To Do Is Give Tons of Love.

Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2014 10:06 PM
To: kmshelties@gmail.com
Subject: Keeper Kim she is the happiest puppy you did a great job thanks she is in a x pen in my family dog room and I take her out on a lead right now she loves to bounce around happy here is info for AKC KM Blue My Keep or KM'S Blue My Keep PH

From: ro.com [mailto:rom]
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2014 7:00 PM
To: kmshelties@gmail.com
Subject: Re: Lacie update

 Lacie is doing great!!  I will order more of the Nuvet tomorrow after my husband gets paid :)...She sure is a bundle of sweetness and joy :)... We took her to our vet yesterday and wanted to tell you that he said " she is a very good quality puppy and the person you got her from sure knows her dogs and is very good "... I smiled and told him I already knew that :).... Lacie is sleeping all night...I have followed your instructions, she goes in her crate at around 9:30 at night (with her blanket and a toy) and she sleeps all the way until around 6 -615 in the morning.  ....  We just love our new puppy!!!  Thanks so much for being so patient with me!! Talk soon,

From: sandy [mailto:jimandsandycom]
Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 6:24 PM
To: Km Shelties
Subject: Riley and Gordie

Kim,

 Thank you for another great dog.  We purchased Riley (tri female) from the Sky/Elton litter in January 2010 and Gordie (a blue merle male) from the Emmie/Hajji litter in November 2013.  We get compliments on how beautiful they are where ever we take them.  Besides being beautiful, they are loving, loyal, playful, smart happy dogs.  Your tips on bringing them home were great.  Both adjusted to their new homes immediately and were easy to housebreak.  Gordie already goes to the door and barks to go outside. We can tell you worked with them and they were well socialized before bringing them home.  Also,  we really enjoy your website.  You do a great job on taking pictures and videos of the puppies as they grow.  We were comfortable buying dogs from you because we could see them on the website before we decided.  When the time comes, we will definitely buy from you again.

From: M L [mailto:mry@.com]
Sent: Friday, January 03, 2014 7:42 AM
To: Kim Pike
Subject: How much food for Oscar?
Good morning Kim,

At Oscar's recent vet appointment he came out to almost 14 pounds! 3 weeks ago he was about 10. Wow! Two recent photos are attached. He's looking lovely. We didn't stage the sleepy one. He loves his toys.  Anyway, we're still feeding him a cup and a half per day. Same amount since the day we got him. We're doing 3/4 cup twice per day. Is this too much or too little do you think? He doesn't ever seem hungry during the day or night, but he really chows down when it's time to eat. 
 Just being sure about everything. When is it time to up the amount of food? He is healthy and happy. He hardly barks if ever, which I feel is uncommon for Shelties, but we like it.
His training is coming along great. He's very smart. Won't chew anything other than his toys, goes to the door to potty, and he can sit, lay, stay, come, and even jump on the couch on command! 
Happy New Year, and thanks for a great friend. 
     -M and K

 

From: Ts@ch.net [mailto:ts@ch.net]
Sent: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 11:35 AM
To: Km Shelties
Subject: Re: Puppy AKC papers
 Hi Kim,

Was just thinking about sending you an email.  Thanks for the update. Oliver is doing great.  He had his second checkup on Thursday.  He is 14.2 lbs, and growing like a weed :)  The vet commented on his outgoing personality.  He's such a little lover.
He has fit into the family really well. Both Abby and Penny have really taken to him.  He spends hours playing and running outside with Abby.  I think he is really having a positive influence on her.  She has always been such a shy girl, and she seems to really have alot of fun with him.  He found his voice about a week and a half ago.  He uses it to let us know that he needs to go outside, if he's hungry (boy does he like to eat), or just when he's playing.

 I can't even begin to tell you how happy we are to have him as part of our family.  He is such a wonderful boy.  Thank you for all that you did for him.  We love him. 

 

From: Fl
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 2:12 PM
To: kmshelties@gmail.com
Subject: Puppy Tales & Notes

Morning Kim,

Both have stayed clean with no accidents whatsoever in the house ever since they arrived. I would have to say they are housebroken fully to going outside on the grass to do their business. So much so that they will howl to get attention to make sure they get out there. They are animated, funny, very outgoing and curious about the world.
Both passed their health exams and were found to be in excellent heath. The health records you provided were complete, and well documented. I believe they will do exceptionally well going forward because of the excellent start you and your family have given them. Well done and many thanks for doing such a good job with them.

F  M   Shelties
NJ  Member of ASSA
From: Tiffany
Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2012 8:47 AM
To: KM Shelties
Subject: Zayn write up

Dear Kim.
I wanted to write and thank you. Zayn’s Vet was so impressed with your health record, Zayn’s disposition and everyone says when they meet him that, “he is so sweet!” He is just perfect for our home. He was sleeping through the night on the 3rd night. So thank you for all your pointers and suggestions on bringing him home and grooming ect. I really appreciate it. I hope things are going well with the rest of the Shelties. They are all such nice puppies.
Sincerely,
Tiffany , Grand Rapids, MI
 

Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2012 6:52 PM
To: kmshelties@gmail.com
Subject: Re: AKC NAME and vet check news

Winnie is doing well, slept through the night last night to 3, we told her to settle and quiet and she woke again at 5 at which time I got up with her. Knock on wood, but she has had no accidents, gone the bathroom outside every time. She is very social... thanks to all your hard work, I will try to do as good a job as you have. I'll probably email again, hope I am not a pest. Christy


From: Mary 
Sent: Monday, June 04, 2012 6:19 PM
To: KM Shelties
Subject: RE: Schedule for Chloe

She has been amazing. Settled right in. She woke up twice in night just to cry (we took her out but she didnt have to go). Went right back to sleep.

Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2012 6:24 PM

Congrats to you all on this WIN.  
         
[Hajji / Missy pup.] Spring 2012
   Here is a picture of "KM's Precious and Few at Weeloch" taking best of breed and best puppy in breed at Sudbury where she took her first 4 points.

She is just an amazing dog. There is no stopping her funny personality. She is an in your face talkative dog. There isn't a mean bone in her. We love her so much and I am so proud of her. Thank you do much for such a lovely dog Len an Glo

From: ........com
To: kmshelties@gmail.com
Subject: Miles
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2010 12:36:13 -0400

Dear Kim, 
Just a note to say thanks for letting us buy Miles. He is a nut and a love. We have had Shelties since 1970 and we fell in love with the breed. We have had sables, tris and blue merles and now Miles the bi-black. Years ago I showed in obdience and loved it, but now Miles is just our buddy. In those years we have run into alot of the bad problems with the breed, but Miles is the ideal sheltie. He has a nice thick coat, great ears, healthy and sturdy, and a great personally with plenty of smarts. Even my son who is likes Lab type dogs thinks Miles is just a good buddy. What ever you are doing in your breeding and developing program keep it up. Miles is the love of our life. I have bragged him up and tell everyone who we got him from. Thanks again for allowing us to be Miles' people.
Margie and Carl Barry 
P.S. Even our Vet calls him her handsome guy!

     
  Sent: Saturday, August 28, 2010 5:05 PM
To: KM Shelties
Subject: Re: Nalla/Simba

Hey Kim,
Thanks so much for all the helpful advice, and little tidbits! Its good to know that they're sociable, but then after getting Simba, it really wasn't a concern. He's got to be the sweetest dog we've ever run across.
We could not have managed to stumble across you at a better time. Simba is easily the house-hold star. He's taken center stage, and let us know what qualities we want to instill in all our other dogs. Besides the fact that he's gorgeous, he's that perfect balance of a dog. He's got the perfect temperament, and loves to dote on tiny animals, even going so far as to gently pat them with his paw and nuzzle or lick them. He's claimed all the cats as his babies, and blocks the boys from roughhousing with them. (It's still the sweetest thing we've seen a sheltie do.) Training him was so easy, it was as if he didn't need our help at all. You have no idea just how eager the family is to get his girlfriend, Nala, next week!

I'm so excited! I just know we'll be fighting over who gets her first.
Candice

Photos coming soon!

Sadona Ginger/Luke daughter .

Subject: testimonial
To: "carol _" < "KM Shelties" <kmshelties@gmail.com>
Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2010, 5:47 PM

Sadona is our precious sheltie from KM Shelties.  She is a testimonial to the care and knowledge Kim and her family give to every litter her dogs produce. Sadona ‘s behavior and intelligence never ceases to amaze us, and our family and friends. She is beautiful, well-behaved, loves agility, and is gifted in cuddles.  Kim, I thank you for sharing her us with and for the care you gave Sadona when she had her puppies.  She is a sweetie. Thank you, Carol 

 

Thanks for sending shot!     Kim

From: Diana
Sent: Sunday, May 02, 2010 6:22 PM
To: KM Shelties
Subject: Re: Sadie

most welcome - you can see how comfortable she is in this shot .. she's a real brat but is coming along and starting to get the come and quit words .. such energy - hope you are well and the pups are fine ..
and thank u again for such a wonderful puppy .. Diana

(See other note below)

Ruby / Stoney Daughter

From: chris
Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2010 10:33 AM
To: KM Shelties
Subject: RE: Elsie

Anyway, we love Elsie so much, she is such a character!  I'm still very temped to adopt a male sheltie of our own someday.  So if anything really special presents, let me know.      I hope you had a nice trip, Chris


Sent: Monday, February 22, 2010 3:42 PM
To: kmshelties@gmail.com
Subject: Elsie
We were horse showing again last weekend, and of course Elsie was quite a "star".  I think I'm practicing for the grandma thing.  I hope all is well with you!    Chris

     

Sky

From: Marcia
Sent: Sunday, April 11, 2010 2:31 PM
To: KM Shelties
Subject: Hi Kim -______*

Hi Kim, I was talking to _____* today and she mentioned that she had decided to contact you about becoming a "Sheltie owner". Mark and I were the ones to recommend your line to her because we have been so delighted with our "Abby". (She's the sweetest dog! We absolutely love her!! I've sent one of her "puppy pictures" to you, here--not sure I shared this one with you before.)

She* tells me you do have two new litters in-house--Congratulations! I hope all is all well with you and your family (two-legged and four-legged!).

Take care, Marcia
*(took out names for privacy otherwise paragraphs the same.)
 
 

From: Tara Moss [mailto:]
Sent: Saturday, November 07, 2009 12:19 AM
To: KM Shelties

It was a wonderful experience getting a puppy from KM Shelties.  Kim was warm, honest and very helpful in our numerous phone conversations about the puppy and shelties in general.  Getting the puppy from Michigan to our home in California was a logistical "project" which Kim was very helpful with, including making the long drive from her home to the airport twice as the airlines cancelled last minute on the first attempt.

The puppy is just adorable, with nice form, has a great outgoing, eager to please personality, is exceptionally smart and is already a perfect little "showman".

Thank you,

Tara

Sadona/Ritchie baby

Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2009 18:51:52 -0500

We welcome your inquiry about the shelties.

Our current pair of Shelties did come from Kim in Scottville and we are so happy with them.  (We have had 5 Shelties.)

Kim raises the pups with her family so they are very socialized before they come home with you.  Our puppies slept thru the whole night the first day home (if you've ever had to get up nightly to let one out, you'll appreciate that!)

We became aware of Kim when we adopted a Sheltie whose owner could no longer keep him, and he was originally from Kim.  He was very precious too.

 None of our shelties have had the eye gene, but I am aware of the disease. Karlene

 
Mother to her dog photo (Sable Tara)

Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 2:25 PM
To: KM Shelties


Hi Kim,
How are things there? Tiki Bear is doing very well and is the best dog I have ever owned... He is wonderful!

These are from about an hour ago, during our daily lunch playtime... : )

Gene
 
Ginger / Stoney son
 

Sent: Monday, October 19, 2009 6:57 PM
To: KM Shelties
 

 Hi Kim - I periodically look at your sight to see what's going on!  We bought Astro from you in 2005 (one of Sonic and Skittle's pup). The pups you have are always so beautiful - Astro is still the best dog EVER!!!  We love him to pieces!  We may be interested in another some day down the road! 

 

 Sonic and Skittle Son

Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 3:14 PM
To: KM Shelties
Kim,

We wanted to write and let you know how much we love our Sheltie puppy. We cannot imagine life without her. She has been the best puppy. She was so easy to potty train. Crate training was easy too. She still loves to sleep in her crate even though we leave the door open now.

She rarely barks. In fact she loves visitors and attention. Which she gets allot of. The neighborhood children love to come over and play with her. People stop us all the time to talk about her. How beautiful she is and how well behaved. Of course we agree. Her color headed white coloring is simply stunning. She has such a sweet face that it melts your heart.

We have been Collie owners in the past, but now have been converted into lifetime Sheltie lovers. Thank you for being a caring and responsible breeder. When the time is right we will be back for another Sheltie!
 

 

 

 

copy of e-mail from Sept 09

Kim,  Absolutely - do you remember saying that you thought she would really blossom and come out when she got here? Well she has more than exceeded my expectations and that's after only 4 days ..  that I'm really thrilled with her

- not that I don't love all my puppies - I do - there is nothing more rewarding than watching a scared hurt (rescue) animal start to trust and  realize that everything is ok - but this little girl is so special.  

We already have a bond and I'm so happy I have her in my life.  This is a true testament to your care and breeding of your dogs - can't say that about too many - needless to say she is a welcome addition and while I can never replace ....- Sadie is filling that hole very quickly .. so, thanks again and I hope you stay in touch .. Diana On Sep 15, 2009, at 8:57 PM, KM Shelties wrote:

 > Diana,

>  So did I give you a pretty good detail of who she is?

> Or I should say did you get the dog you thought you were getting?

> Kim

 

 

 

 

If you have a puppy from us and would do a nice write up we will ad it here. As you can tell I,
respect or privacy and do not put where you are from or your name if you do not want it up.
 Thanks so much makes my efforts feel worth it as a breeder when I hear back from you.

 

 

Skittle/Sonic son

 

 

 

 

 

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