Mary Alice Eschweiler
(USA) Shepherds Patch Kennel
Mary Alice bought her first BMD
in 1959. She has trained and shown many BMD’s to multiple titles,
including the first AKC Champion UDT. Under the kennel name Shepherd's
Patch, she has bred 8 litters.
Ms. Eschweiler was a member of
the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America (BMDCA) Standard Committee in
1980 and 1990. She has judged Sweepstakes and Futurity at the BMDCA
Specialties, and is also a BMDCA draft test judge. She is approved by AKC
to judge BMDs and Junior Showmanship. In 2001,
Mary Alice was honored to judge
the regular classes at the BMDCA National Specialty.
She currently serves on the
BMDCA Judge's Education Committee.
In her lifetime, Mary Alice has
owned 24 Bernese Mountain Dogs.