2909 Sanford Ave« Return to Listings
Marshalltown, IA 50158
Kathy Swab has been training field trial dogs since 1980. She was a trainer/handler at Reo Raj Kennels in Watertown, Minnesota before starting her own kennel. She operated her own "Crosswind Kennel" in her hometown of St. Peter, MN for 6 years before moving to Marshalltown, IA. Kathy ran many field trials, winning and placing in Opens, Qualifyings, and Derbys. She has had several dogs on the Derby List. Her first field trial dog was FC Euripides VII, who became a field champion at the age of 3 and later qualified and ran the 1986 National Open. A year earlier, she and Rip were invited to run the official male test dog for the 1985 National Amateur. Rip retired at the age of 6 due to a torn achilles tendon and was Kathy's backseat truck dog until the age of 16. Rip 1981-1997.