Meet Kim Trafton
Kim Trafton brings to Eshod Farm 25 years of professional dog training and breeding experience. Having primarily trained retrievers for AKC and UKC Hunt tests, obedience trials, and conformation shows. Kim can assist you in having your hunting partner tuned up, either pointing breed or retriever breeds. Kim has learned the skills necessary to whoa break your pointing dog, force break to retrieve, introduce your puppy to birds (Puppy Kindergarten). Kim manages breedings and litters for several of our clients raising several litters a year here at Eshod Farm and Kennel.
Kim has recently acquired English Cocker Spaniels. Using the same discipline she used to train her retrievers she now can train these small versatile , energetic dogs for your hunting pleasure. As time goes on she plans to begin a solid breeding program eventually having "puppies", "started" and "finished" dogs available.
2 Master National Qualifiers
60 + AKC Hunt Test Titles
42 AKC Obedience/Rally Titles/ Including HIT award
12 UKC Titles
4 AKC Show Champions
1 AKC Field Champion (Brittany)
Pointed Dogs in several breeds